FAY

Elizabeth Ann “Betsy” Fay, 73, of Meyersdale, passed on September 21, 2016 at Conemaugh Hospital in Johnstown. Born November 3, 1942 in Meyersdale, she is a daughter of the late Willard and Hazel (Swartzwelder) Fay. She is also preceded in death by her son Jeffrey D. Wisseman. Betsy is survived by her husband Thomas Klis; son Michael Wisseman of Salisbury; daughter Jodi Lowrey of Somerset; grandchildren Crystal Ann Burkett, Shane Wisseman, and Rachel Lowrey; great-grandchildren Tristan, Layla, and Julieta Burkett; sister Kathy Spence and husband James; and niece Andrea Fay Spence. READ ON…

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ZUGARO

Anne Loretta Zugaro, 89, of Somerset, passed on September 19, 2016 at the In Touch Hospice House. Born December 2, 1926 in North Braddock, she is a daughter of the late John and Frances (Tokar) Ocel, who had immigrated from Slovakia. She is preceded in death by her parents, and her 10 siblings. Anne grew up in North Braddock. She and her husband Angelo Zugaro raised their six children in Irwin. They also lived in Espyville, and, after retirement, in Dade City, FL. READ ON…

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MARKER

Anna Mary Marker, 86, of Rockwood, passed on September 17, 2016 at West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh. Born February 1, 1930 in Rockwood, she is a daughter of the late Carl and Margaret (Nicholas) DuPont. She is also preceded in death by her husband Jack Marker Sr. in 1991; and brothers James DuPont and Carl DuPont Jr. Anna is survived by her daughter Linda Sabatella and husband Dr. Joseph Sabatella of St. Augustine, FL; son Jack Marker and wife Julia (Bowlby) of Somerset; grandsons Cody Marker and fiancé Shannon Bradley of Carlisle and Max Marker of Jacksonville, FL; brother Donald DuPont and wife Traute of Rockwood; sisters Dorothy Ferrell, Betty Bryant, and Leona Hoover; and numerous nieces and nephews. READ ON…

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KAUFMAN

Harold Dean Kaufman, 79, Somerset (formerly of Rockwood), went to be with Lord on September 15, 2016 at the In Touch Hospice House, Somerset. Born in Black Township on June 25, 1937 to the late Lemon and Wilma Kaufman. He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers William and Donald. Survived by his wife of 60 years, Shirley (Putman), and children Vicki (Greg) Miller, Ron Kaufman, Mike (Lisa) Kaufman, and Jodi (Duane) Riddle. Also, 10 Grandchildren and 6 Great-children and his siblings, Charlie, Doris (Yoder), Fred and Ray. READ ON…

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SHERRY

Rev. Harry C. Sherry, 87, of Somerset, died peacefully surrounded by his family Wednesday September 14, 2016, at the Patriot Manor in Somerset. He was born July 23, 1929, in Dora, Pa., the son of Harry Edward “Ed” and Hazel Elizabeth (McDowell) Sherry. He married Naomi Lowmaster on August 19, 1950, and last month celebrated 66 years of marriage. Rev. Sherry graduated Punxsutawney High School in 1947. He was a U.S. Army Veteran and served in Germany. He worked in coal stripping until he was called to the ministry in 1958. He attended Penn State before graduating from Clarion State Teachers’ College. He received his Masters of Divinity degree from United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio. READ ON…

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SPANGLER

James Clair Spangler (Captain) died peacefully at In-Touch Hospice House on September 13, 2016. Born January 17, 1928 to LeRoy and Mabel (Gohn) Spangler, both deceased. Survived by wife Sally (Hoffman) Spangler to whom he was married to for 63 years; and three children, Sue (Dave) Leach, Southport, NC, Deb (Dan) LaSota of Somerset, and Jim (Trina) Spangler of Nashville, TN. Grandchildren Jimmy (Ashley) Mayer and son, Trevor, Kelly Mayer, Ali and Lauren Spangler. He is also survived by stepsister Barbara (Paul) Hackett. He was also a role model for 9 step- grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. READ ON…

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WEIMER

Richard L. Weimer, 82, of Rockwood, passed on September 11, 2016 at Conemaugh Hospital in Johnstown. Born November 5, 1933 in Rockwood, he is a son of the late George Clifford and Viola (Baker) Weimer. He is also preceded in death by his sister Virginia Koontz. Richard is survived by his wife of 59 years, Ruth (Geary) Weimer; sons Dennis and wife Dana of Rockwood, Gary and wife Amy of Rockwood, and James and wife Diana of Cibolo, TX; grandchildren Ethan and wife Brittany, Zach, Hanna, Dan and wife Emily, Andrea, Kelsey, Chris, and Katie; sister Jean Gardner and husband Donald of Deep Creek, MD; and numerous nieces and nephews. READ ON…

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HARRILL

Thornton “Boge” Harrill, 98, formerly of New Centerville, passed away on September 9, 2016 at the Meyersdale Golden Living Center. He was born November 28, 1917 in Shelby, NC. He is preceded in death by his wife Hilda V. Harrill; daughter Avalaun Doyle; and son-in-law Hubert D. Ansell. Boge is survived by Tolliver B. Harrill of Manning, SC, Deanie Ansell of Englewood, FL, Linda Peck of Friedens, and Donald Harrill of Praittville, AL; 9 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Miller Funeral Home and Crematory, Somerset.

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SHAAL

Anna Kathryn Shaal, 86, of Somerset, passed on September 11, 2016 at Siemon Lakeview Manor. Born January 12, 1930 in Burnt Cabins, Fulton, County, she is a daughter of the late Howard and Mary (Cowan) Locke. She is also preceded in death by a sister; brother; First husband of 24 ½ years, Robert McClain, who passed in 1982; and second husband Rev. C.B. Shaal, who passed on June 26, 2001. READ ON…

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BAILEY

Agnes L. Bailey, 92, of Somerset, formerly of Friedens, passed on August 31, 2016 at Siemon Lakeview Manor. Born August 18, 1924 in New Kensington, she is a daughter of the late William and Eliza (Dixon) Caldwell. She is also preceded in death by her husband Ralph E. Bailey; grandson Dean Landis; sisters Jeannette Sheffer and Ellen Ferrari; and an infant brother. Agnes is survived by her daughter Donna Yoder and husband Dwight of Friedens; son Karl Bailey of Acosta; grandchildren Patricia Shrum, Cindy Landis, Carl Bailey Jr, Angela Batista, Belinda Bailey, Cathy Gentry, Maria Eubanks, and Dessie Leatherwood; 25 great-grandchildren; and 8 great-great-grandchildren. READ ON…

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