BOLIVAR — MERRITT – Ronald H., 72, Bolivar, went home to be with the Lord Dec. 27, 2012, at Memorial Medical Center. Born July 23, 1940, in Johnstown, son of late Harry W. and Helen M. (Frum) Merritt. Also preceded in death by wife, Judith A. (Hughes) Merritt; brothers, William and twin, Richard Merritt. Survived by daughters, Kelly Pardee, and husband, Michael, Bolivar; Trisha DeCasere, and husband, William, Coopersburg; and Kathy Maynacsik, and husband, Thomas, Brush Valley; grandchildren, Jordan, and wife, Jacqueline; Jessica Pardee; Brendan and Taylar Maynacsik; and William, Mitchell, Wesley and Morgan DeCasere; and sister, Barbara Suschak, and husband, Paul, New Florence. A U.S. Marine Corps veteran, having served with both the 1st and 3rd Marine Divisions in two tours of Vietnam. Life member of American Legion, VFW and DAV. Member of Sunrise Church, Greensburg, and part owner of Four Seasons Barbecue. Interment, Armagh Cemetery. Military graveside honors will be given. Friends received from 1 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Richard C. Stuart Funeral Home, 392 E. Philadelphia St., Armagh, where service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Pastor David W. Foster, officiating. Online condolences may be left at www.thestuartfuneralhomes.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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