LYONS

Jane Ellen Lyons, 71, of Rockwood, passed on July 17, 2017 at her home. Born March 31, 1946 in Donegal Twp., Westmoreland County, she is a daughter of the late Charles and Elsie (Baker) Stahl. She is also preceded in death by her brother Charles Stahl and his wife Gerry; and sisters Louise Blackston and her husband Ralph, and Arlene Keller. READ ON…

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REFFNER

Dorothy B. Reffner, 96, of Somerset, passed on July 13, 2017. Born October 21, 1990 in Somerset, she is the daughter of the late Merle and Marie (Mosholder) Barron. She is also preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Robert C. Reffner Sr. in 1994. She is survived by her sons Robert C. Reffner Jr. of Haines City, FL and Dr. Thomas J. Reffner of Melbourne, FL; daughter Amy R. Glessner and husband Charles of Friedens; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. READ ON…

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KRAEMER

Jennifer A. (Phillippi) Kraemer, 40, of Somerset, went to be with the Lord on July 10, 2017 after a long battle with Juvenile Diabetes. Born May 26, 1977 in Johnstown, she is the daughter of Wilbur and Gertrude (Crissey) Phillippi of Friedens. She is preceded in death by her maternal grandparents Elmer and Doris Crissey; paternal grandparents Earl and Elizabeth Phillippi; and uncles Larry Crissey and John Phillippi. READ ON…

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KNOPSNYDER

Patricia Ann Knopsnyder, 81, of Somerset, went to be with the Lord on July 3, 2017 at Somerset Hospital. Born December 1, 1935 in Reading, PA, she is a daughter of the late Roy and Clara (Merrbach) Knopsnyder. She is also preceded in death by her husband Harry J. “Pesil” Knopsnyder, to whom she was married for 39 years; sisters Elaine Meyers and Grace Burley; brothers James and David; granddaughter Anita Knopsnyder; grandson John Tinkey; and great-great-granddaughter Arianna Merrbach. READ ON…

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WALKER

Dorothy K. Walker, 94, of Rockwood, passed on July 1, 2017 at Meadowview Nursing Center in Berlin. Born July 4, 1922 in Rockwood, she is a daughter of the late Henry and Ada (Shultz) Knoll. She is also preceded in death by her husband Ream Walker in 2007; granddaughter Lisa; brothers Harold and Paul Knoll; sister-in-law Lucille Knoll; and brother-in-law and sister-in-law Richard and Jean Walker. Dorothy is survived by her children Ann Brooks and husband Stanley of Rockwood, Judy Kreger and husband Kerry of Markleton, Kathy Hoffman and husband Tom of Berlin, and Mark Walker and wife Kathy of Rockwood; READ ON…

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PECK

Mardelle J. Peck, 81, of Trent, passed on June 24, 2017 at The Patriot. Born March 8, 1936 in Indian Head, she is a daughter of the late Cloyd and Ruth (Bowlby) Shepler. She is also preceded in death by her infant twins; sisters Audrey Peck, Jean Snyder, and Geraldine Stahl; and brothers Ray, Maurice, and Harold Shepler. Mardelle is survived by her husband of 61 years, Joseph “Jay” Peck of Trent; daughters Karen Matieszyn and husband Michael of Somerset and Linda Sue Peck of Somerset; READ ON…

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ZERFOSS

Larry E. Zerfoss Sr., 65, of Somerset, passed on June 22, 2017 at home. Born April 12, 1952 in Somerset, he is a son of Lois (Hoyle) Zerfoss of Somerset and the late Lloyd Zerfoss. Larry is preceded in death by his father; brother Kenneth Zerfoss; and son Edward Meyers. READ ON…

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PLETCHER

James Edward “Hummer” Pletcher, 78, passed away suddenly on June 13, 2017 at Somerset Hospital. Jim was born in Upper Turkeyfoot Twp on May 2, 1939. He was the son of the late Earl and Zelma (King) Pletcher. Jim is survived by his wife of 57 years, Luella Marie (Bungard) Pletcher and children Bradley James (Lori) of Rockwood, Bryan Dean (Leslie) of Markleton, Blake Eugene (Shanda) of Rockwood, Dawn Renee of Rockwood, and Bret Alan (Charlie), (Fenna) of Rockwood; READ ON…

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DUNMYER

Clifford C. Dunmyer, 78, of Somerset, went to be with the Lord on June 8, 2017 at Somerset Hospital. Born September 10, 1938 in Somerset, he is a son of the late Homer and Velma (Croyle) Dunmyer. He is also preceded in death by his brother Tim Dunmyer and great-granddaughter Morgyn Dunmyer. Clifford is survived by his wife Connie ((Houpt) Dunmyer, whom he married on July 14, 1957; children Jackie Mock and husband Pat of Ebensburg, Jodie Bowers and husband Mark of Somerset, Jeff Dunmyer and wife Tracey of Friedens, and Kevin Dunmyer of Somerset; READ ON…

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KEEFER

George E. Keefer, 87, of Scullton, passed on June 6, 2017 at Somerset Hospital. Born February 28, 1930 in Champion, he is a son of the late Samuel and Patience (Cramer) Keefer. He is also preceded in death by his brothers Raymond and Harold Keefer; and sisters Fleda Shaulis, Evelyn Reese, and Mildred Keefer. George is survived by his wife of 56 years Dora Keefer; children Samuel Keefer and wife Tammy of Clymer, Jodi Knieriem and husband Brian of Sanford, NC, and Greg Keefer and wife Bonnie of Scullton; READ ON…

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