BOLIVAR — LOVE – Robert A., 94, Bolivar, died Wednesday evening, Jan. 16, 2013, at his home. Born Jan. 24, 1918, in Bolivar, son of the late Huston and Mary Jane Robertson Love. Bob had been employed in his early years as a brakeman on the railroad and retired from Westinghouse in East Pittsburgh after 39 years of service. He was a veteran of World War II, having served with the U.S. Army. Member of Holy Family Catholic Church, Seward, and Bolivar American Legion 128. He was an avid hunter and gardener. He loved working on projects around his home. His favorite times were being in the company of his grandsons while telling stories of days gone by. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by beloved wife of 70 years, Elverta Corvi Love, who died in 2011; son, Robert J. Love; and several brothers and sisters. Survived by his loving and devoted daughter, Claudia J. (Roy) Curran, Chicago, Ill.; and his grandchildren, whom he deeply loved, Robert A. and Michael R. Curran, and Lisa Love. Friends will be received from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday at Holy Family Catholic Church, where funeral Mass will be celebrated at 3 p.m., the Rev. Robert M. Washko, celebrant. Interment will follow at SS. Simon & Jude Cemetery. Memorial contributions, if desired, may be made to Bolivar Volunteer Fire Company. The J. Paul McCracken Funeral Chapel Inc., Ligonier, has been entrusted with Mr. Love’s funeral arrangements. To sign the online guest book or to send condolences to the family, please visit www.jpaulmccrackenfuneralchapel.com.
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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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