HASTINGS — MURPHY – Eugene H. “Buckeye,” 91, Hastings, died Dec. 26, 2012, at Miners Medical Center. Born Nov. 6, 1921, in Slickport, Pa., son of the late Harry and Lucinda (Weakland) Murphy. Preceded in death by wife, the former Carmela Ciranni; and brothers and sisters, John, William “Dick,” Leo, Jeanette Uhron and Mildred “Sister Catherine” Murphy. Survived by daughter, Lucinda Murphy Kline, Indiana, Pa.; sons, Harry, Canonsburg; and Jeffrey, Chesapeake, Va.; and granddaughters, Kristin Kline (Joshua), Mount Laurel, N.J.; and Kathryn Kline (Timothy), West Mifflin, Pa. Buckeye was a U.S. Army master sergeant with the 437th TCG, 86 Squadron during World War II; was in the European Theater with the Army Air Corps; member of UMWA; was a coal miner with Rich Hill and Barnes & Tucker; attended St. Francis University; received his underground electricians certificate from Penn State; and was a life member of VFW Post 1586, American Legion, Firemen’s Club and St. Bernard Catholic Church. Also a member of Hastings Drum and Bugle Corps following World War II. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Easly-Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc., 333 Beaver St., Hastings. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Bernard Catholic Church, Father Thaddeus Rettger, OSB, officiating. Interment will follow at the church cemetery. Military honors will be performed by Hastings VFW Ritual Team. Arrangements in care of Easly-Hindman Funeral Home & Crematory Inc., exclusive provider of “Veterans and Family Memorial Care.” Condolences may be made at HindmanFuneralHomes.com.
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John F. Chrisko
CHRISKO – John F. “Jack,” 68, Jamestown, passed away May 21, 2013, at home.
James Joseph Hannaway
HANNAWAY – James Joseph, 82, Robindale Heights, passed away May 21, 2013, at home.
Norman J. Lee Sr.
LEE – Norman J. Sr., 76, Cresson, passed away May 22, 2013, at home.
Christa S. McClellan
McCLELLAN – Christa S., 42, New Florence, passed away May 20, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
Sharon Denise Miller
MILLER – Sharon Denise, 62, Cairnbrook, died May 21, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Dennis O. Robertson
ROBERTSON – Dennis O., 74, Jacksonville, Fla., formerly of Johnstown, died May 17, 2013.
Mary Etta Yeckley
YECKLEY – Mary Etta, 86, Carrolltown, passed away May 22, 2013, at home.
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Rosalie Augusta (Miller) Beatty
BEATTY – Rosalie Augusta (Miller), 87, Tire Hill, died peacefully May 20, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Palliative Care Unit.
Richard L. DelSignore
DelSIGNORE – Richard L., 87, Upper Yoder, died May 20, 2013, at home.
Emma Jean (Blough) Harrison
HARRISON – Emma Jean (Blough), 85, Crossville, Tenn., formerly of Johnstown, died May 18, 2013, at home.
HILL – Josephine, 93, Johnstown, died May 20, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Thomas G. Kimmel
KIMMEL – Thomas G., 88, Maple Ridge, died May 20, 2013, at home.
Pete J. Piemonte
PIEMONTE – Pete J., 77, passed away Monday, May 20, 2013, at Largo Medical Center, Largo, Fla.
Daniel James Steele
STEELE – Daniel James, 61, Mundys Corner, formerly of Michigan, passed away May 20, 2013.
STOFKO – Mary, 89, Johnstown, died May 19, 2013, at Arbutus Park Manor.
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Lois K. Bunnell
BUNNELL – Lois K., 98, a resident of Colonial Courtyard in Clearfield, passed away Saturday, May 18, 2013.
Eleanor E. Henning
HENNING – Eleanor E., 82, Johnstown, passed away May 19, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
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