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4/1/2015
THOMAS COYNE, 87
BOWSER-MINICH FUNERAL HOME IN INDIANA
THOMAS COYNE, 87 Thomas G. Coyne, age 87, of Indiana, passed away on Tuesday, March 31, at the Indiana Regional Medical Center. Friends of Thomas Coyne will be received on Friday from 7 to 9 and on Saturday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Bowser-Minich Funeral Home, Indiana. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday at 10 p.m. at St. Bernard of Clairvaux Roman Catholic Church in Indiana. Interment will be made in the St. Bernard Cemetery. Graveside military honors will be provided by the VFW Post #1989. *** Thomas G. Coyne, age 87, of Indiana, passed away on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at the Indiana Regional Medical Center. He was born in 1927 in Pittsburgh to Martin and Helen Ladley Coyne.Thomas was a member of St. Bernard of Clairvaux Roman Catholic Church, Indiana, where he served as an usher for many years. He was a life-time member of the Pennsylvania Society, and a life-time member of the VFW Post #1989, Ancient Order of Hibernians, and was active with the Chevy Chase Center.He also served on Governor Ridge’s Health Reform Committee and numerous other Republican committees. Thomas served as a delegate to ...
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4/1/2015
EDNA FLEMING, 83
ROBINSON-LYTLE FUNERAL HOME, INDIANA
EDNA FLEMING, 83   Edna Jean Fleming, age 83, of Black Lick, passed away Sunday, March 29, at Beacon Ridge. Friends of Edna Fleming will be received from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Community Church of Pine Run.  Interment will be in Pine Run Cemetery. Robinson-Lytle's of Indiana is in charge of the arrangements.   ***   Edna Jean Fleming, 83, of Black Lick, passed away Sunday, March 29, 2015 at Beacon Ridge.   A daughter of the late William John and Edna Florence Hartman McCutcheon, she was born July 26, 1931 in Indiana.   Mrs. Fleming was a graduate of Indiana High School.  She was retired from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and was also an EMT and beautician.  Mrs. Fleming was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary #631 Orchard Hills and Dames of Malta – Vandergrift.   She is survived by two children: Sherry Harkleroad, of Kent; Crystal L. Fleming Henry and husband Donald, of Indiana; a twin brother, John McCutcheon and wife Pauline, of Vandergrift; a brother, Wesley F. McCutcheon and wife Mary Lou, of Kent; a sister, Ruth Benninger of Apollo; two grandchildren: Tammy Jean Handley ...
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3/31/2015
JENNIE KELLERMAN, 94
SHOEMAKER FUNERAL HOME, BLAIRSVILLE
JENNIE LOUISE (DUNLAP) KELLERMAN JENNIE LOUISE (DUNLAP) KELLERMAN, 94 OF INDIANA, FORMERLY OF BLAIRSVILLE, PASSED AWAY MONDAY, MARCH 30TH AT BEACON RIDGE IN INDIANA.  Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 PM on Wednesday at the Shoemaker Funeral Home in Blairsville.  A funeral service will be held Thursday at 11:00 at the United Presbyterian Church in Blairsville.  Internment will be in the Blairsville Cemetery. *** Jennie Louise (Dunlap) Kellerman, 94, of Indiana, PA formerly of Blairsville, PA passed away on Monday, March 30, 2015 at Beacon Ridge, Indiana, PA. The daughter of Elmer R. and Emma (Laughlin) Dunlap, she was born October 30, 1920 in Latrobe, PA. Mrs. Kellerman was a member of the United Presbyterian Church, Blairsville, Blairsville Chapter #166 Order of the Eastern Star and was active in her card club. She helped her husband work the family farm and worked many years as a beautician for Hugh Lutton. Surviving are her brother; Alex Dunlap and wife, Twila of Blairsville; sister, Susan Cunkelman and husband, Oliver of Homer City; numerous nieces, nephews and several close friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Donald O. Kellerman in 1980 and a brother, Donald Dunlap. ...
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3/31/2015
ANNABELLE MAE DUNMIRE, 71
ANNABELLE MAE DUNMIRE ANNABELLE MAE DUNMIRE, 71 OF SHELOCTA, PASSED AWAY MONDAY MARCH 30TH AT THE SHADYSIDE HOSPITAL IN PITTSBURGH.  Funeral arrangements will be private and under the direction of the John A. Lefdahl Funeral Home.
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3/31/2015
JOSEPH C. STURIALE, 88
JOSEPH C. STURIALE JOSEPH C. STURIALE, 88 OF INDIANA, PASSED AWAY SATURDAY, MARCH 28 AT MOOREHEAD HOUSE, INDIANA.  Friends will be received Wednesday from 6-9 PM and from 10-11 AM on Thursday at the Bowser-Minich Funeral Home in Indiana.  A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM Thursday at the funeral home.  Burial will be in the Oakland Cemetery.  Military honors will be provided by Indiana VFW Post 1989.  *** Joseph C. Sturiale, 88 of Indiana, passed away Saturday, March 28th, 2015 at Moorehead House, Indiana. He was born in 1926 to Gaetano and Mary (Allegra) Sturiale in Indiana.  Joe was a carpenter for 33 years before his retirement.  He was a member of the Carpenters Local #1419 in Johnstown.  Joe was an avid hunter and fisherman, and enjoyed woodworking, reading about United States History, gardening and financial publications.  Joe was an avid supporter of products made in the USA.  He liked watching football, especially Penn State and the Steelers.  Joe was a veteran of WWII serving in the United States Merchant Marines. He is survived by two sons, Charles J. Sturiale and his wife Wendy, Blairsville, PA; Anthony G. Sturiale and wife Carol, Tannersville, PA;  three step-daughters, ...
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3/30/2015
ALFRETTA HELMAN, 85
BOWSER-MINICH FUNERAL HOME IN INDIANA
ALFRETTA M. HELMAN, 85, PASSED AWAY SATURDAY AT INDIANA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER.  Friends of Alfretta Helman will be received Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Bowser-Minich Funeral Home in Indiana.  A funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Wednesday at 11 a.m. Interment will be in the Greenwood Cemetery.   Alfretta M. Helman, 85, passed away on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at Indiana Regional Medical Center. She was born in 1929 to LeRoy K. and Bertha B. (Deyarmin) Little in Brush Valley.Alfretta was self employed as a furniture reupholsterer. She was a devoted wife and mother caring for her son Dennis for many years. Alfretta enjoyed making Christmas and Easter candy for family, friends and the Penn Run Presbyterian Church for many years. She was known for decorating her yard for every holiday and making her homemade noodles. Alfretta is survived by a son - Dennis F. Helman, Indiana; a brother - Harry H. Little and wife Nancy, Homer City; a sister - Ruby L. Fletcher, Homer City; several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Floyd D. Helman in ...
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3/30/2015
AGNES LAZARICK, 84
RAIRIGH-BENCE FUNERAL HOME OF CLYMER
AGNES THERESA LAZARICK, 84 OF EBENSBURG, FORMERLY OF CLYMER, PASSED AWAY SUNDAY, MARCH 29.  Per the wishes of Agnes Lazarick, there will be no visitation.  A memorial service will be planned for a later date.  The Rairigh-Bence Funeral Home of Clymer is assisting the family.   Agnes Theresa Lazarick, 84, of Ebensburg, formerly of Clymer, went home to be with the Lord. Sunday, March 29, 2015. Born, March 22, 1931 in Bronx, NY, she was a daughter of the late Thomas Lazarick and Eva (Matula) Lazarick.She last worked for IUP and Wal-Mart. Prior to that she worked for Scerbo’s Pharmacy.Agnes enjoyed putting puzzles together, reading and playing bingo. She was raised in the catholic church and had a strong religious faith. She regularly attended services at her residential facility.She will be greatly missed by her sister, Helen L. Zias and her husband, Steve, Clymer. She is also survived by her nieces and nephews: Christine Bloch, Denver, CO; Stacy Lazarick, OH; and Brett Michael Lazarick, HI; Great Niece, Ella Bloch, Denver, CO and Great Nephews Justin and Zachary Lazarick, HI.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Thomas and Joseph Lazarick, and ...
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3/30/2015
MADELINE RALSTON, 75
RAIRIGH-BENCE FUNERAL HOME OF CLYMER
Madeline Zasadny Ralston MADELINE ZASADNY RALSTON, AGE 75 OF CLYMER PASSED AWAY FRIDAY, MARCH 27.  A celebration of life service will be announced at a later date.  Interment will be at the Elderton Cemetery.  The Rairigh-Bence Funeral Home of Clymer is in charge of arrangements.   *** Madeline "Lynn" Zasadny Ralston, 75, of Clymer, passed away Friday, March 27, 2015. A daughter of the late John Zasadny and Anna Waslink Zasadny, she was born on September 30, 1939, in Clymer, Pennsylvania. Mrs Ralston was a graduate of Clymer High School (1957) and earned her Bachelor of Arts in English from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1993.  She was a member of Diamondville United Methodist Church. Madeline was caring, compassionate and expressed her love for others through her cooking and baking.  She was well known for her pierogis, fudge and potato pancakes having learned to cook from scratch from her own mother.  A voracious reader, she also enjoyed polka music and dancing.   She enjoyed traveling and spending time with her family. She is survived by her husband John N. Ralston, Jr.; children Cynthia Duenas (Pete) of Modesto, California; Megan Millimaki (Jerry) of Katy, Texas; John David Ralston (Karen) of Concord, ...
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3/30/2015
DOROTHY M. WALL, 87
ROBINSON-LYTLE'S OF INDIANA
DOROTHY M. WALL DOROTHY M. WALL, 87 OF INDIANA, FORMERLY OF DAYTON, PASSED AWAY SUNDAY, MARCH 29 AT UPMC SHADYSIDE.  Friends will be received from 6-8 PM Tuesday at Robinson-Lytle funeral home, where a funeral service will be held at 11 AM on Wednesday.  Interment will be in the Smicksburg Cemetery. *** Dorothy M. Wall, 87, ofIndiana, formerly ofDayton, passed away Sunday, March 29, 2015, at UPMC Shadyside.   A daughter of the late Earl and Vada Smith Marshall, she was born Oct. 29, 1927, inSouthMahoningTownship.   Mrs. Wall was a graduate ofPlumvilleHigh School.  She was a homemaker and a member of theTrinity United Methodist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star.  Mrs. Wall enjoyed doing embroidery, reading, puzzles, playing cards and spending time with her family.   She is survived by four children: Dennis Wall and wife Judy, of Dayton; Wayne Wall, of Butler; Sharon Hamill Van Dyke and husband Larry, of Aspinwall; Christine Wall Clinger Meholick and husband Scot, of Reynoldsville; a sister, Louise Lightcap, of Indiana; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild and numerous nieces and nephews.   In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Glenn Hamill; her second husband, ...
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3/30/2015
EDWARD B. HART, 93
JAMES F. FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME, BLAIRSVILLE
EDWARD B. HART EDWARD B. HART, 93 OF BRENZIER, PASSED AWAY SUNDAY, MARCH 29 AT INDIANA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER.  Friends will be received Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the James F. Ferguson Funeral Home in Blairsville, wehre funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Wednesday.  VFW post #5821 and American Legion post #0407 will conduct military services Wednesday morning.  Interment will be in the Unity Cemetery in Latrobe. *** EDWARD B. HART, 93 OF BRENZIER, PASSED AWAY SUNDAY, MARCH 29TH AT INDIANA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER.  He was born in Blairsville in on March 2nd, 1922 to father Edward and other Lydia.  Ed retired from Kennametal, Latrobe, PA.  He was of the Methodist Faith.  He served as a Sgt. in the US Army during WW II having participated in the Battle of the Bulge in Germany.  He belonged to the VFW, enjoyed gardening, was a loving father and enjoyed spending time with his Family. Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the James F. Ferguson Funeral Home in Blairsville, where funeral services will be conducted at 11 AM on Friday.  VFW post #5821 and American Legion post #0407 will ...
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3/30/2015
AYRTON JAMES “A.J.” PLATT, 14
SHOEMAKER FUNERAL HOME, BLAIRSVILLE
AYRTON JAMES “A.J.” PLATT AYRTON JAMES “A.J.” PLATT, 14 OFWHITE HALL, WISCONSIN, FORMERLY OF BLAIRSVILLE, PASSED AWAY THURSDAY, MARCH 26 NEAR HIS HOME.  Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 PM on Thursday at the Shoemaker Funeral Home of Blairsville, where funeral services will be conducted at 11 AM on Friday.  Interment will be in the Blairsville Cemetery. *** Ayrton James “A.J.” Platt, 14, of Whitehall, WI, formerly of Blairsville, PA, passed away on Thursday, March 26, 2015 as a result of an A.T.V. accident near his home.           The son of James Platt II and Jocelyn (Cucciardo) Platt, he was born June 30, 2000 in Pittsburgh, PA.           He was baptized at the Word of Grace Fellowship, Indiana, PA and had attended grade school in Blairsville. He was currently living with his grandparents in Whitehall, WI, where he was home schooled.           A.J. was a young man with a personality larger than life. He lived life by following his nose, full of adventure and curiosity, fearless and void of worries. He was a trusting soul who loved all people and never missed an opportunity to introduce himself and strike up a conversation with a stranger. He had a tremendous love for ...
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3/29/2015
INES PEROLI, 87
ROBINSON-LYTLE FUNERAL HOME, INDIANA
INES PEROLI, 87   Ines Peroli, age 87, passed away March 27 at her home. In keeping with Ines Peroli's wishes, viewing and services will be private and for the family only. A funeral mass will be conducted privately, and interment will be in St. Bernard Cemetery. The Robinson-Lytle Funeral Home of Indiana is in charge of the arrangements.   *** Ines Peroli, 87, passed away Friday, March 27, 2015, at her home surrounded by her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.    A daughter of the late Valentino and Regina Vogrig Chiabai she was born September 3, 1927, in Iselin.   She was a member of Our Lady of the Assumption Church Coral Site, the Red Barn Sportsman Club Auxiliary, and with her husband Tony, they were members of the Good Timer’s, a group of friends who spent leisure time together.   Her selfless caring nature was cherished by all. She enjoyed the time with her family where she showed her love of cooking and baking. A home overfilled with family and was something she truly loved and valued. She will be deeply missed by all her family and will forever be in their hearts   She is survived by ...
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3/29/2015
MARTHA STUCHELL, 87
ROBINSON-LYTLE FUNERAL HOME, INDIANA
MARTHA STUCHELL, 87   Martha G. “Auntie” Stuchell, age 87, of Indiana, passed away Friday, March 27, at Indiana Regional Medical Center. Friends of Martha Stuchell will be received from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the Robinson-Lytle Funeral Home in Indiana.  Additional visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11 a.m. Monday.  Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery.   ***   Martha G. “Auntie” Stuchell, 87, of Indiana, passed away Friday, March 27, 2015, at Indiana Regional Medical Center.   A daughter of the late Samuel Sheriden Stuchell and Marie Orr Stuchell Shank, she was born Nov. 15, 1927, in Graceton.   Mrs. Stuchell was retired from Torrance State Hospital, where she was a supervisor attendant.  She was a member of the Calvary Evangelical Church.  Mrs. Stuchell was very handy around the house and enjoyed doing crafts, needlework, flower gardening and canning.  She was a loving and giving person, helping to raise her niece, her nephew and her great-niece.  Auntie will be sorely missed by her family.   She is survived by a brother, Otis Stuchell, of FL; a sister: Elizabeth Leeper, of Indiana; a niece: Tracy Harper and husband David, ...
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3/29/2015
CHRISTINA ARROYO, 36
ROBINSON-LYTLE FUNERAL HOME, INDIANA
CHRISTINA ARROYO, 36   Christina Lynn Arroyo, age 36 of Indiana, passed away Thursday, March 26, at her home. Family and friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Robinson-Lytle Funeral Home in Indiana.  Additional visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until the time of the service at 2 p.m. Monday.   ***   Christina Lynn Arroyo, 36 of Indiana, passed away Thursday, March 26, 2015, at home.   A lifelong resident of Indiana, Christina was employed by the Office of International Education at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania, as the Advisor to International Students and Scholars.  An avid world traveler herself, she thoroughly enjoyed her job and those with whom she worked and mentored.  Christina graduated Summa Cum Laude from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a master’s degree in Political Science and Business Administration, a master’s degree in Spanish and a bachelor degree in International Studies.  Christina carried her passion for dance into her adult life, having trained at Kurtz Dance Studio.  Most recently she discovered an affinity for acting, along with the love of her life, Keith Hernandez, with whom she shared her life and home.    Christina was a beautiful soul, both ...
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3/27/2015
JAMES MacBLANE, 76
BOWSER-MINICH FUNERAL HOME IN INDIANA
  JAMES H. MacBLANE, AGE 76 OF INDIANA, DIED MARCH 26TH ATINDIANAREGIONALMEDICALCENTER. Friends of James MacBlane will be received Sunday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Bowser-Minich Funeral Home inIndiana, where a funeral service will be held Monday at 1:30 p.m. Interment will be in Oakland Cemetery.
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