DAVIDSVILLE — ADAMS – George M. III “Butch,” 57, Davidsville, died Dec. 10, 2012, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Jan. 13, 1955, in Johnstown, son of George M. Jr. and Alice M. (Pickerill) Adams. Preceded in death by mother; father-in-law, Chet Michael; and nephew, Daniel. Survived by father; wife of 40 years, the former Connie Michael; and children, Eric, married to Tara (Porter), Johnstown; Jennifer Tomlinson, Idaho; and George IV, married to Lisa (Harris), Virginia. Also survived by grandchildren, Trevor and Tessa Adams, Josi and Gavin Tomlinson and Quentin and Tristin Adams. Brother of Rick, married to Mary Beth (Kane), Erie; Kathie, married to David Dudek, Virginia; and Bob, married to Laurie (Schnabel); Greensburg. Also survived by many nieces and nephews; and mother-in-law, Elsie Michael. Butch went to Conemaugh Township High School before transferring to Vo-Tech, where he graduated in 1972. Member of Local 910 and was working for Nevin Stitzer Co. He had previously worked for the original Berkebile Brothers Co. He will be missed for all his volunteer work and great craftsmanship of all types of masonry, carpentry, roofing and those ditches he dug. He loved to keep busy. Family receiving friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at George E. Mason Funeral Home Inc., Davidsville. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Maple Spring Church of the Brethren, Pastor Guy Myers, officiating. Interment, Maple Spring Cemetery. Those who wish, please make donations to New Day, 109 South St., Johnstown, Pa. 15901, or Hollsopple Food Pantry.
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Matthew P. Adams
ADAMS – Matthew P., 20, New Holland, Pa., died unexpectedly Thursday, May 16, 2013, at Ephrata Community Hospital.
Charles E. Block Sr.
BLOCK – Charles E. Sr., 75, Blacklick Township, died Friday, May 17, 2013, at his residence.
Agnes (Popovich) Cardone
CARDONE – Agnes (Popovich) 88, Palmdale, Calif., formerly of Windber, passed away May 15, 2013.
Carmel C. Coco
COCO – Carmel C., 95, died peacefully at home May 18, 2013.
Anna Mae Kopsic
KOPSIC – Anna Mae, 86, Presbyterian Home, Johnstown, formerly of Nanty Glo, passed away May 18, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Frank J. Szymusiak
SZYMUSIAK – Frank J., 97, Nanty Glo, passed away May 17, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
Helen M. (Til) Gembinski
GEMBINSKI – Helen M. (Til), 88, Richland, a longtime resident of Lorain Borough, passed away May 17, 2013, at home.
Gladys I. Wiesinger
WIESINGER – Gladys I., 97, Lower Yoder Township, went to be with her Heavenly Father May 13, 2013.
Glenn W. Wirick
WIRICK – Glenn W., 67, Ebensburg and Dumfries, Va., died Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at Sentara Potomac Hospital of Woodbridge.
Jean (Gibson-Lavely) Yuhas
YUHAS (GIBSON-LAVELY) – Jean, 82, Lower Yoder, died May 18, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
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Melody Ann Black
BLACK – Melody Ann, 55, Johnstown, passed away May 17, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
CHARNEY – Gloria, the former Gloria Burskey, 64, Carrolltown, passed away May 15, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Jacqueline (Winning) Griffith
GRIFFITH – Jacqueline “Jacquie” (Winning), 51, Ebensburg, passed away suddenly May 16, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Esther L. (Weaver) Hyde
HYDE – Esther L. (Weaver), 91, Lawrence Park, Pa., passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at Forestview Healthcare Center, Erie.
Richard Miller McQuade
McQUADE – Richard Miller, 94, Stoystown, died May 15, 2013 at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
Elmer L. Piper Sr.
PIPER – Elmer L. Sr., 75, Johnstown, died May 16, 2013, at Good Sam Nursing Care Center.
William W. Resick
RESICK – William W., 70, Altoona, died Thursday, May 16, 2013, at his residence following an extended illness.
Joseph W. Robey Jr.
ROBEY – Joseph W. Jr., 83, New Florence, passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2013.
SEKERAK – William “Pap,” 86, Johnstown, passed away May 16, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
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