Virgil C. Mosholder, 79, of New Centerville, passed on October 7, 2015 at Somerset Hospital. Born March 9, 1936 in New Centerville, to Miller J. and Edna Ruth (Reese) Mosholder. He is preceded in death by his parents and brother Samuel Mosholder in 1968. Virgil is survived by his wife and best friend Roberta Jean (Maust) Mosholder, whom he married on February 13, 1966, and spent the next 50 years with; two children of this union, Shawn Allen Mosholder and wife Lena (Noyes) of Aspers, PA and Lisa Ann Mosholder of Rockwood; grandchildren Cassandra Mosholder of Winburne, PA, Samuel and Jacob Mosholder of Aspers, and Evan and Eddie Wentz of Rockwood; and brother Max Mosholder and wife Jean (Imhoff) of Somerset. Virgil was a 1953 graduate of Somerset Joint High School and a 1961 graduate of truck driving school in Raleigh, NC. READ ON…

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Florence Ann Bero, 91, of Garret, passed on October 6, 2015 at Golden Living Center in Meyersdale. Born January 11, 1924 in Garrett, she is a daughter of the late William and Myrtle (Hostetler) Whorrell. She is also preceded in death by her husband Frank S. Bero Sr. in 1980; sister Charlotte Decker; and infant brother Buddy Leroy Whorrell. Florence is survived by her daughter Patricia Ann Christner and husband Clyde Jr., Garrett; son Frank S. Bero Jr. and wife Sally, Garrett; grandchildren Dania Johnson, Corey Christner, Tonya Daniels, Erick Latham, and Zachary Grace; and great-grandchildren Connor, Riley, and Channing Christner, Adam and Erin Johnson, Cassandra LaFramboise, and Laurel Daniels. Florence was a retired employee of the Meyersdale Manufacturing Co. with 42 years of service. READ ON…

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Ruth A. Shaffer, 77, of Markleton, passed on October 3, 2015 at Siemon Lakeview Manor. Born December 27, 1937 in Plymouth, she is a daughter of the late Alfred and Kathleen (Prochaska) Partington. She is also preceded in death by her son Harvey Shaffer and brothers Joseph, Alfred, Charles, Raymond, and Jesse Partington. Ruth is survived by her husband of 58 years, Ray Shaffer; daughters Estelle Burnworth, Rockwood, Deborah Barricklow and husband Terry, Connellsville, and Donna Spangler and husband Jason, Rockwood; grandchildren Jarett Spangler, Christie Shaffer, and Jacob Shaffer and wife Lori; great-grandchildren Alec, Jacob, and Rebekah; and sisters Kathleen Edith Dunn, Lindenhurst, IL and Barbara Burhmann of Wheaton, IL. Ruth was a graduate of Berwick High School. READ ON…

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Vernadine Gary, 85, of Somerset, passed on September 22, 2015 at Conemaugh Memorial Hospital in Johnstown. Born January 3, 1930 in Scullton, she is a daughter of the late Clarence and Mabel (Patterson) Ansell. She is also preceded in death by her husband Earl Gary in 1988; daughters Judy Barclay and Bonnie Wright; great-grandson Kenneth Baker III; sisters Shirley Geary, Enid Shultz, and Janet Sadler; and brothers Harold, Hubert, and George Ansell. Vernadine is survived by her daughter Joyce Ankeny and husband Harry of Davidsville; grandchildren Tim Ankeny and wife Frances, Jason Ankeny and wife Gretchen, Jeff Barclay and wife Ginny, Jenny Bentz and husband Jim, Julie Kimmel and husband John, Ken Baker Jr., Jackie Baker, Jenna Miller and husband Brad, and Jared Barclay; great-grandchildren Hattie, Madalyn, Jack, Alex, Jaiden, Jensen, Joe, Cheyenne, Kylie, Devin, and Paige; siblings Rev. Arnold Ansell and wife Grace, Rockwood, Elwood Ansell and wife Georgia, Rockwood, John Ansell and wife Lois, Chambersburg, and Clarence Ansell Jr. and wife Kathy, Carol Judy and husband Rev. Don Judy, Beverly Mognet and husband Jake, and Frank Ansell and wife Norma, READ ON…

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Edna M. Berkey, 81, of Berlin, formerly of Rockwood, passed on September 22, 2015 at Meadowview Nursing Center. Born March 19, 1934 in Fort Hill, she is a daughter of the late Roy and Goldie (Bonnel) McClintock. She is also preceded in death by her husband Edward F. Berkey in 2007 after 46 years of marriage; brother Calvin Roy “Junior” McClintock; and sisters Minnie Irene Coneway, and Wilma McClintock. Edna is survived by her children Randy Berkey and wife Rheta, Somerset, Richard Berkey and partner Debra, Rockwood, and Bonnie Augustine and husband James of Markleton; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews; bother Harvey McClintock of Fort Hill; and sisters Goldie Yeager of McKeesport and Stella Patton of Somerset. READ ON…

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Richard L. Sanner, 90, of Markleton, went to be with the Lord on September 16, 2015 at Meadowview Nursing Center. Born September 2, 1925 in Summit Twp., he is a son of the late Charles and Edna (Else) Sanner. He is also preceded in death by his first wife Hazel in 1991; second wife Marilyn in 2013; granddaughter Sandy Snyder; sister Catherine Sanner; and brother Edmond Sanner. Richard is survived by his children Charles Sanner and wife Jane, Rockwood, Shirley Snyder and husband Jack, Rockwood, Esther Baker and husband Edward, Rockwood, Kenneth Sanner and wife Tracy, Markleton, and James Sanner and wife Rebecca, Meyersdale; step-daughter Connie Kammerer and husband Marty, Somerset, 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; 4 step-grandchildren; and 4 step-great-grandchildren; brother Robert Sanner and wife Blanche, Berlin; and sister-in-law Audrey Sanner, Somerset. READ ON…

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Dale R. “Pappy” Dinning, 69, of Somerset Twp., passed on September 5, 2015 peacefully and surrounded by his family at the In Touch Hospice House following a courageous battle with cancer. Born August 19, 1946 in Somerset, he is a son of the late Shirley Ling. He is also preceded in death by his step-father Feur Zolla; grandparents Connell and Darl Dinning; granddaughter Ava Capoccioni; and Aunt Imogene Dinning. Pappy is survived by his wife of 45 years, Mary “Dimps” Dinning; children Debbie Humphreys and husband Sean of Erie, Denise Capoccioni and husband Greg of Harrison City, Rich Dinning and wife Courtney of Reston, VA,; and Rene Ross and husband Rick of Somerset; grandchildren Kylie and Ryan Humphries, Kamryn and Jackson Ross, Chase and Lexie Dinning, and Gianna Capoccioni; brothers Chris Dinning, and Scott, Neil, and Mark Ling; and sister-in-law Sister Roberta Ann Leskey. Pappy was a 1964 graduate of Forbes High School, and was a veteran of the US Marine Corps in the Vietnam War. He retired after 28 years of service with MSHA as a Federal Mine Inspector. read on…

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Karen Marie Worona, 66, of Staten Island, NY, passed on September 4, 2015 at the In Touch Hospice House in Somerset. Born March 8, 1949 in Somerset, she is a daughter of Wilbur D. and Evelyn (Pletcher) King of Markleton. She is preceded in death by her sister Penny Ickes and brother Jay King. Karen is survived by her parents; husband of 42 years Gregory Worona of Staten Island, NY; brothers Dennis King of Bend, OR and Perry King and wife Shirley of Friedens; sister Tammy Snyder and husband Gregg of Rockwood; sisters-in-law Maria Zakoturia and Valerie Catapano; nieces and nephews Jason Ickes, Jillian Thomas, Jessica Shockey, Ryan King, Jenna Tressler, Adam Snyder, Chris King, Kyla King, Halia Jakobowicz, Thomas Catapano, and Lisa Lezner; great nephews Jude Thomas and Brycen Shockey; great-niece Julia Thomas; and dear friends Judy Johnson and Diane Smith. READ ON…

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Charles L. Boone, 87, of Connellsville, passed on August 31, 2015 at the Harmon House in Mt. Pleasant. Born November 3, 1927 in Perry Twp, he is a son of the late Charles and Bessie (Sullenberger) Boone. He is also preceded in death by his wife Leona I. Boone in 2007; son-in-law Clyde K. Nelson; brothers Donald, Leroy, and Ralph Boone; and sisters Dorothy Rimel, Loretta Stauffer, and Marie Boone. Charles is survived by his daughters Gwendolyn Nelson, Connellsville, and Sharon Buhler and husband Joseph, Connellsville; son Dennis Boone and wife Vee of Davidsville; grandchildren Eric Nelson, Tonya Buhler, and Danny Boone; great-grandchildren Carter and Paige Buhler; brother Robert Boone, Connellsville, and sister Thelma Cook, Hyndman. Charles was a veteran of the US Army and a retired employee of the B&O Railroad. He was a member of the Connellsville Church of the Brethren and the Bullskin Lions Club. There will be no viewing or visitation at Charles’ request. A private memorial service will be held at a later time.

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Adele Williams Logsdon, 80, Somerset, died peacefully in her sleep at home on August 31, 2015. Born June 9, 1935 in Cumberland, MD, a daughter of the late James and Mabel (Pierce) Williams. She is also preceded in death by her brother-in-law Frank Munson. Adele is survived by her loving husband of 48 years, Robert Clark Logsdon of Somerset; children Scott Logsdon of Nashville, TN, Chad Logsdon of Somerset, and Heather Ladika and husband Bill of Richland, PA; precious granddaughters Alea Gabrielle and Elleigh Laken Ladika of Richland, PA; loving sister Paula Munson of Frostburg, MD; brother and sister-in-law Ray and Mary Logsdon of Orange Park, FL; many nieces and nephews, and great-nieces and nephews; special cousin Donna Rae VanKauwenbergh of Suamico, WI; and numerous close and dear friends. Adele was a graduate of Allegany High School , class of 1953 in Cumberland, MD and a graduate of West Virginia University Class of 1957, with a Bachelor of Arts in History. She was a member of the Delta Gamma Sorority. Adele was a dedicated teacher who touched many lives for 30 years plus at Dunbar, WV, Hyndman, PA, and Rockwood, PA. She was an advisor and volunteer for numerous clubs including Student Council, School Musical, Maple Queen, Class Advisor, among many others. READ ON…

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