JOHNSTOWN — RUMMEL – Bernice Margaret, “Grammy Rummy,” 88, Johnstown, was welcomed into the Lord’s arms Jan. 6, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. She was born Feb. 13, 1924, to the late Edward and Sophia (Brink) Schlosser, Johnstown. Bernice, a woman of strong faith in the Catholic church and the most loving mother, wife, daughter, sister and aunt, is preceded in death by her loving husband of 55 years, Robert C. Rummel; granddaughter, Brooke Bethany Biesinger; brother, Edward Schlosser; sisters, Dorothy Yeager and Virginia Lochrie; sister-in-law, Jeanne Hepner; and adored terrier, Peppy. She is survived by daughter, Kathleen, married to James Biesinger; son, Robert, married to the former Sharon Swope; and beloved grandchildren, Courtney, married to Rick Jordan; Lynleigh, married to Russ Learn; Marisa, married to Eric Dibble; Meghan, married to Adam Neff (Fairfax, Va.); and Bethany. She also leaves behind nine precious great-grandchildren, Kaley, Rianna and Emma Learn; Jeb, Dane and Jenna Jordan; Madelyn and Isaac Dibble; and Carter Neff. Bernice was a former employee of the Department of the Navy in Washington, D.C., as a secretary to the late Cmdr. Hammond. Her life was characterized by her endless dedication to her faith and family and her passion for coffee and chocolate. Private family visitation, however friends are invited to attend the funeral Mass held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Moxham, Father Matthew Reese, pastor. Committal, Grandview Cemetery. Special thanks to Dr. Maharajh and the members of Memorial Medical Center and the Presbyterian Home who aided in Bernice’s care. Those who wish may make donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 50, Memphis, Tenn. 38101-9929, in Bernice’s memory. “FLY HIGH GRAMMY RUMMY, FLY HIGH!” Family is being served by Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.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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