DAVIDSVILLE — SHIRK – Jacob D. Jr., 92, Davidsville, died Jan. 22, 2013, at Laurel View Village. Born Aug. 12, 1920, in North Woodbury Township, Blair County, son of Jacob D. Sr. and Verle (Shriner) Shirk. Preceded in death by parents; wife of 45 years, Helen (Shultz) Shirk; and sisters, Alma Miller and Ruth Pumphrey. Survived by sisters, Mary Moore, Ina (Roy) Miller, Mae (Charles) Clark and Jane Shirk; brother, Blair (Marguerite) Shirk; brother-in-law, Richard Shultz; sister-in-law, Louise Shultz, and many nieces and nephews. Member of Bethel United Methodist Church, Hollsopple, where he had previously served on administrative council, was a trustee and church treasurer for many years. He was a graduate of Morrisons Cove High School, Martinsburg, and IUP with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and a master’s in education from West Virginia University. He retired from Greater Johnstown School District. Jake was a World War II Army veteran. He enjoyed volunteering with St. Francis Caring and Sharing Food Pantry. Also a member of Conemaugh Lions Club and was named a Lellow in the Lions Club of Pennsylvania Foundation. Family receiving friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at George E. Mason Funeral Home Inc., Davidsville, and from 10 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11 a.m. Saturday at Bethel United Methodist Church, Hollsopple, Pastors Edward C. Patterson, Robert Hinrichsen and Wes Yoder, officiating. Please make donations to Bethel United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, the ACSC at Laurel View Village or St. Francis Food Pantry, Hollsopple.
FABINA – Peter, 83, Johnstown, died June 18, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
SALAY – Michael, of Pueblo, Colo., born Oct. 10, 1923, passed away June 15, 2013.
Louis C. Carter
CARTER – Louis C., 71, Johnstown, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2013.
Helen M. Litvin
LITVIN – Helen M., 80, Johnstown, went to be with the Lord June 18, 2013.
John G. Horner
HORNER – John G. “Jack,” 75, Timberlake Village, Ohio.
Betty Jean Maydak
MAYDAK – Betty Jean, 77, passed away June 18, 2013, in Bloomsburg.
James M. Schellhammer
SCHELLHAMMER – James M., 56, Lucerne Mines, died June 17, 2013.
James A. Unger Sr.
UNGER – James A. Sr., 57, Johnstown, died June 18, 2013, at Westmoreland Hospital.
Mary A. Wysocki
WYSOCKI – Mary A., 87, Watkins, passed away June 19, 2013, at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh.
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BEREZONSKY – Mike, 88, Akron, Ohio, passed away June 17, 2013.
BILISKI – William “Bill,” 81, Ohio, died June 13, 2013.
Steven J. Bloxsom Sr.
BLOXSOM – Steven J. Sr., 48, Scalp Level, passed away June 17, 2013.
Robert Millard Bracken
BRACKEN – Lt. JG Robert Millard, 71, a native of Johnstown and a resident of Daphne, Ala., passed away Tuesday, June 18, 2013
CHATARI – Ralph, “Mr. C,” 80, Mooresville, N.C., passed away of congestive heart failure on Monday, June 17, 2013.
Irene L. (Bertram) Erzak
ERZAK – Irene L. (Bertram), 85, Ebensburg, died June 16, 2013, in West Milford, N.J.
Dorothy Carolyn Fesman
FESMAN – Dorothy Carolyn, 95, Johnstown, went to be with our Lord Monday, June 17, 2013, following a long illness.
Willard E. Fyock
FYOCK – Willard E. “Bill,” 94, Windber, died June 18, 2013.
Jeffrey Scott Gates
GATES – Jeffrey Scott, 52, Johnstown, died June 18, 2013, at home.
LEONE – George “Gary,” 66, Hastings, died Friday, June 14, 2013, at his home surrounded by his loving family.
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