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10/20/2014
WILLIAM YACKUBOSKEY, 57
BOWSER-MINICH FUNERAL HOME IN INDIANA
WILLIAM J. YACKUBOSKEY, AGE 57 OF HOMERCITY(BLACK LICK TWP), DIED OCT. 19TH. Friends of William Yackuboskey will be received Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Thursday from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Bowser-Minich Funeral Home inIndiana, where a funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. Interment will be made in Oakland Cemetery.
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10/20/2014
EDGAR DARNLEY, 59
C. FREDERICK BOWSER FUNERAL HOME IN HOMER CITY
  EDGAR D. DARNLEY, AGE 59 OF HOMECITY, DIED OCT. 19TH ATINDIANAREGIONALMEDICALCENTER. Friends of Edgar Darnley will be received Wednesday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the C. Frederick Bowser Funeral Home inHomerCity, where services will be held at 6 p.m. Interment will take place in Greenwood Cemetery.  
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10/20/2014
JOHN BLAKE, JR., 76
RAIRIGH FUNERAL HOME IN HILLSDALE
             JOHN C. BLAKE JR. OBITUARY               John C. Blake, Jr., 76, of Cherry Tree, PA died Sunday, October 19, 2014 at Indiana Regional Medical Center, Indiana, PA.             The son of John Charles and Mary Victoria (Atgalainis) Blake, Sr., he was born on May 29, 1938 in DuBois, PA.             John was a member of the Church of the Resurrection, where he attended at the Heilwood site. He had been a member of the former St. Elizabeth Church in Starford, PA, where he had served as a member of the church council and as an usher.             He was a graduate of the Purchase Line High School, Class of 1957. John served in the U.S.M.C. during peacetime from 1959 to 1963 as a Corporal E-4 stationed with the Embassy in Cyprus. John also served in the U. S. Army National Guard from 1982 to 1998 with the CO E 2nd Bn [Mech] 112th Inf. stationed out of Bellefonte, PA and Indiana, PA. On October 27, 1998, John retired as a Sargent1st Class after serving twenty-two years in the U. S. military. John was a former employee of Ambridge Steel, Pittsburgh, PA;  American Greetings in Cleveland, ...
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10/20/2014
FREDERICK WILKINS III, 76
SHOEMAKER FUNERAL HOME IN BLAIRSVILLE
            Frederick Wilkins III, 76, of New Alexandria, PA passed away on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at his home.           The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. Tuesday at the Shoemaker Funeral Home, Inc., 49 N. Walnut St., Blairsville, PA. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday at the funeral home with Brian Werner officiating.           Interment will be in Homewood Cemetery, Pittsburgh, PA.           To view the online obituary, sign the guest registry or send condolences, visitwww.shoemakerfh-monuments.com
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10/20/2014
ALDA AMOND, 94
JAMES F. FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME IN BLAIRSVILLE
Name: Alda L. Amond                     Age: 94  Address: Indiana, PA formerly of Blairsville, PA   Died: Saturday, October 18, 2014 at her home. Born: March 04, 1920 Blairsville, PA Father: J.W. LeeMother: Twila (Fleming) Lee Church: United Presbyterian Church, Blairsville, PA Work, Clubs & Organizations: In 1953 she and her husband owned the former Amonds Jewelry in Blairsville, PA until 1983.. Alda was a member of the Order of Eastern Star #166 of Blairsville and several card clubs.  SurvivorsHusband of 72 yrs - Maynard D. "Red" Amond, Blairsville, PASister - Twyla Clawson, Matthews, NCSeveral Nieces & Nephews   Preceded in death byFather - J.W. LeeMother - Twila (Fleming) LeeSister - Alice CondronBrother - William LeeSister - Francis Feeley  Visitation:   Funeral:In keeping with Alda's wishes, there will be no visitation. The family will receive friends at the James F. Ferguson Funeral Home, Inc. on Saturday, October 25, 2014 from 10-11:00 AM, the time of the memorial service. Rev. Timothy Monroe and Rev. Dr. Roger D. Petersen will co-officiate. If so desired, memorial donations may be the:Blairsville Public Library, 113 N. Walnut St., ...
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10/19/2014
IVAN McCULLOUGH, 71
RAIRIGH-BENCE FUNERAL HOME, CLYMER
IVAN McCULLOUGH, 71   Ivan “Sonny” McCullough, age 71, of Heilwood, passed away on Friday, Oct. 17 at Indiana Regional Medical Center. Services for Ivan McCullough will be private. The Rairigh-Bence Funeral Home of Clymer has been entrusted with the arrangements.   ***   Ivan “Sonny” McCullough, 71, of Heilwood, PA., passed away on Friday, October 17, 2014 at Indiana Regional Medical Center, Indiana. Born August 6, 1943, in Heilwood to Ivan and Imogene (Blystone) McCullough.  He lived most of his life in Heilwood. Ivan graduated from Penns Manor and served in the United States Army for three years as a SP5 and worked various jobs throughout his lifetime.  Ivan enjoyed hunting, fishing, and playing the lottery. Ivan is survived by his wife of 44 years, Donna (Painter) McCullough; daughters, Stacy (Harold) Treese and Melissa (Josh) Smith; sons, John (Rae Richardson) McCullough and David (Denise Patterson) McCullough; Seven grandchildren; Justin (KerileeKeuerleber) Gerber, Alison (Derek) Stiles, Brandon Griffith, Ian Smith, Sara Smith, Zachary McCullough, and Logan McCullough; two sisters, Patty (Ed) Semelsberger; Bonnie (Tim) Hicks. He was preceded in death by his Grandparents, Parents and his Aunts and Uncles. Services will be private the Rairigh-Bence Funeral Home, Clymer has been entrusted ...
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10/17/2014
GLENN CAAR, SR., 74
JOHN A. LEFDAHL FUNERAL HOME IN INDIANA
GLENN A. CARR, SR., AGE 74 OF INDIANA, DIED OCT. 16TH. Friends of Glenn Carr, Sr., will be received Saturday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the John A. Lefdahl Funeral Home inIndiana. A funeral service will follow at 8 p.m. in the Lefdahl Chapel.  
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10/17/2014
JOYCE DETWILLER, 65
JOHN A. LEFDAHL FUNERAL HOME IN INDIANA
JOYCE L. DETWILLER, AGE 65 OF INDIANA, DIED OCT. 15TH. Friends of Joyce Detwiller will be received Sunday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the John A. Lefdahl Funeral Home inIndiana. Funeral services will be private.
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10/17/2014
AUDREY LECORCHICK, 76
RAIRIGH-BENCE FUNERAL HOME OF CLYMER
AUDREY E. LECORCHICK, AGE 76 OF MARIONCENTER, DIED OCT. 14TH AT HER HOME. Friends of Audrey Lecorchick will be received Saturday from 1 to 3 and 5 to 7 p.m. at the Rairigh-Bence Funeral Home of Clymer, where a funeral service will begin at 7 p.m. A private burial will be held in theMcDowellCemetery inNorthern Cambria.
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10/17/2014
MILDRED SMITH, 94
BOWSER-MINICH FUNERAL HOME IN INDIANA
MILDRED E. (GRAHAM) SMITH, AGE 94 OF HOMERCITY(BLACK LICK TWP), DIED OCT. 15TH AT MOOREHEAD PLACE. Friends of Mildred Smith will be received Saturday from 2 to 3 p.m. with a Celebration of Life Service Saturday at 3 p.m. at the Bowser-Minich Funeral Home inIndiana.   
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10/16/2014
RICHARD RISINGER, 50
C. FREDERICK BOWSER FUNERAL HOME IN HOMER CITY
Richard Carl “Opie” Risinger, age 50, of Homer City died October 15, 2014 at Shadyside Hospital.  He was born on August 30, 1964 and was the son of William and Geraldine (London) Risinger.  Richard was a former member of Bethel Presbyterian Church, Indiana.  He was a member of the Appalachian Wagon Train Association and the Superintendent of the horse barn at the Indiana County Fair.   Richard was employed by Key Energy Service where he drove tractor trailer.   Richard is survived by his wife Deborah (Shaffer) and three children; Joseph, of Homer City, Joshua and wife Cherish, of Saltsburg, and Amanda, of Homer City. He is also survived by one grandson, Talon Risinger, step-mother, Ressie Risinger of Indiana and three sisters Sally Prugh and husband Bob, of Commodore; Susan Douglas and husband Jim, of Blairsville; Donna Sleppy and husband Dan, of Nolo; and one brother James Risinger and wife Nancy, of Indiana.   He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.   In addition to his parents Richard is preceded in death by his brother William Risinger and sister-in-law Linda Risinger.    Friends will be received Friday from 2-4PM and 6-8PM at the C. Frederick Bowser Funeral ...
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10/15/2014
SUSAN DETORE, 60
ROBINSON-LYTLE'S OF INDIANA
Susan A. Detore, 60, of Indiana, passed away Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, at Beacon Ridge Nursing Home.   A daughter of the late William Clark and Virginia Mae Jordan Smith, she was born Dec. 28, 1953, in Indiana.   Mrs. Detore was a graduate of Indiana High School.  She was a homemaker and a member of Zion Lutheran Church.  Mrs. Detore enjoyed Broadway musicals, theater and cooking.  She was a fun and loving mother and grandmother, who loved her family cats.    She is survived by three children: Lisa Kuzneski, of Indiana; Christopher Detore, of Greensburg; and Lauren Brown and husband Eric, of Greensburg; a brother, Dennis Smith, of Indiana; a special friend, Robert McCurdy, of Indiana; a sister-in-law, Hatsiko Smith, of Indianapolis, IN.; five grandchildren: Madelin Kuzneski, Cassandra Kuzneski, Joseph Kuzneski, Benjamin Brown, Drew Brown; and a nephew, Bill K. Smith.   In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, William J. Smith.   There will be no visitation.  A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. Friday at Robinson-Lytle, Inc., with Pastor Jane E. Strohl officiating.   The family kindly suggests memorial contributions be made to the Indiana County Humane Society, 191 ...
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10/14/2014
CHARLES SHOWMAN, 73
C. FREDERICK BOWSER FUNERAL HOME IN HOMER CITY
Charles “Charlie” Showman, 73, Homer City died October13, 2014 at his residence.  He was the son of the late Ken and Mabel (Meyers) Showman and was born July 25, 1941. Charlie was a retired Vietnam Veteran where he was a helicopter gunner. He was a retired IUP police officer and also worked for the Clymer and Homer City Police Departments part time.  He was also a hairdresser and truck driver and most recently was employed at the C. Frederick Bowser Funeral Home where he made removals and was a greeter.   Charlie loved building train sets, going to the casinos, traveling on cruises, playing the piano and he loved to sing.  He also loved hunting and playing Wii games.   Mr. Showman is survived by his wife Lois (Shank) Showman whom he married in 1990; his daughter Cindy Hagans of Central City, PA; son, Scott Showman; granddaughter, Alexis Hagans and his sister Sharon Meyers of Bakersville, PA.  He is also survived by his brother-in-aw Wayne (Delores) Shank of Michigan; his niece and nephew, Missy Meyers of Johnstown and Brian Meyers of Upland, Indiana; step-children, Tina (Jess) Heiple of Listie, PA, Tesa (Mike) Wincko of Pittsburgh and Ryan (Amy) Custer of Lambertsville, PA.  He is also survived by ...
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10/14/2014
CHARLIE SHOWMAN
C. FREDERICK BOWSER FUNERAL HOME IN HOMER CITY
  Charlie was a retired IUP police officer. During his career as a police officer, he also worked part-time for the Clymer and the Homer City Police Departments. In his earlier years, he worked as a hairdresser, truck driver and heavy equipment operator. Most recently he was employed at the C. Frederick Bowser Funeral Home, where he made removals and was a greeter. Charlie was an military veteran, serving in the Vietnam war as a helicopter door gunner. Charlie loved building train sets, going to the casinos, traveling on cruises, playing the piano and he loved to sing. He also loved hunting, fishing and playing Wii games. Mr. Showman is survived by his wife, Lois (Shank) Showman, whom he married in 1990; his daughter, Cindy Hagans, of Central City, PA; a son, Scott Showman; a granddaughter, Alexis Hagans; step-children, Tina (Jess) Heiple of Listie, PA; Tesa (Mike) Wincko of Pittsburgh and Ryan (Amy) Custer of Lambertsville, PA; and his sister, Sharon Meyers of Bakersville, PA. He is also survived by his brother-in-law, Wayne (Delores) Shank of Michigan; his niece and nephew, Missy Meyers of Johnstown and Brian Meyers of Upland, Indiana;  step-children, Tina (Jess) Heiple of Listie, PA, Tesa (Mike) ...
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10/13/2014
DONNA SPRINKLE, 83
JOHN A. LEFDAHL FUNERAL HOME IN INDIANA
DONNA SPRINKLE, AGE 83 OF INDIANA, DIED OCT. 10TH. Friends of Donna Sprinkle will be received Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the John A. Lefdahl Funeral Home inIndiana. Funeral Services will be private.  
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