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Luther Cramer Jr., 84, of Rockwood, passed on October 19, 2014 at home.  Born March 6, 1930 in Confluence, he is a son of the late Luther and Iva (Frazee) Cramer.  Luther is survived by his daughters Pamela Otto and husband James of Morgantown, WV, Candy Ohler and husband Gary of Fort Hill, Nancy Stull and husband Duane of Scottdale, and Peggy J. Cramer Daniels of Alverton; grandchildren Rachel (Otto) Allio and husband Jeremy, Maggie Otto, Amanda (Ohler) Rosenberger and husband B.J., Erica (Ohler) Nichols and husband Ryan, Jessica (Ohler) Fundis and husband Zachary, Robert Stull and wife Heather, Emily (Stull) Sperdute and husband R.J., Gregory “Tyler” Daniels, and Mikayla A. Daniels; and great-grandchildren Mila Otto, Lydia and Nicholas Rosenberger, Morgan Nichols, Sarah, Henny, Charlie, and Stella Stull, Anna Rose, Abigail Grace, and Matthew Richard Sperdute, and Jolene Sinclair Daniels.  Luther was a long-time Somerset County farmer and also a school bus driver for both the Turkeyfoot School District and Somerset County Head Start for many years.  READ ON…

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Norman “Jack” “Stormin’ Norman” Stahl, 90, of Somerset, passed on October 18, 2014 at Meadowview Nursing Center in Berlin. Born February 6, 1924 in Meyersdale, he is a son of the late Elmer and Mae (Fike) Stahl. He is also preceded in death by his son Karl Stahl; brother Robert Stahl; and sister Margaret Johnson. Jack is survived by his wife of 65 years, Geraldine (Brant) Stahl; granddaughters Kari DeLuca (Dustin) of Jennerstown and Kelley Stahl (Matthew Blough) of Somerset; and sister Jane Martin (Glenn) of Meyersdale. “Stormin’ Norman” is also survived by his extended family Jan Cooney, Nancy and Jerry Stokes, Deb and Jeff Engleka, Matt and Gina Hayman, Ben Stutzman and family, Doug Miller and family, Chris Brant, Barry Dietz and his barber shop friends, Dan Jenkins, Tim Vought, and Bud Weigle. He will also be greatly missed by his cat “Tabby”. Stormin’ Norman was a WWII veteran with the US Army, serving in the Normandy, France, Ardennes, and Rhineland Campaigns with the “Red Devils” 702nd Tank Battalion. READ ON…

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Beda Marie Fresh, 82, of Rockwood, died peacefully at her home on October 18, 2014. Born January 5, 1932 in Fayette County, she is a daughter of Roy and Susannah Catherine “Kate” (Geary) Henry. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband Clyde Wilson Fresh on March 9, 2001; son Roger Lee Fresh; daughter Michelle Renee (Fresh) Wheatley; daughter-in-law Wanda (Cooley) Fresh; granddaughter Cathy Marie Prinkey; brothers Wilbert, John, Roy, and Tommy Henry; and sisters Rebecca Peck, Ruby Miller, Blanche Oakes, and Leona Henry. Beda is survived by her children Delmas Franklin Fresh and companion April Palmer of Smithfield, Debi Faye Prinkey and husband John of Melcroft, Brenda Lynn Meyers and husband Ron of Somerset, and Carol Jean Johnson; 15 wonderful grandchildren and their spouses; 16 wonderful great-grandchildren; sisters Nettie Wilson of Holsopple and Emily Ritenour of Normalville; sisters-in-law Kathryn Henry of Normalville and Maxine Henry of Rockwood; and numerous loving nieces and nephews. READ ON…

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Maria (Emert) Standard, 31, of Somerset, passed on October 17, 2014 at Conemaugh Memorial Hospital. Born October 26, 1982 in San Antonio, TX, she is a daughter of Daniel and Grace (Milchak) Emert of Somerset. She is also survived by her sister Rebecca Emert and nephew Syrus Witt, both of Somerset.  Maria was a graduate of Somerset Area High School and the ITT Technical Institute of Tucson, AZ.  She was a computer technical consultant and was employed by Convergy’s of Tucson, AZ and also as an independent consultant.  She attended Beulah United Methodist Church in Friedens.  Friends will be received from 9-11 AM Saturday, October 25, 2014 with a service to follow at 11:00 AM at Beulah United Methodist Church, pastor Tomas Brown officiating.  Interment in the church cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the family at 334 Emert Road, Somerset, PA 15501.  Arrangements by MILLER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, SOMERSET.

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Iva B. Enos, 82, of Somerset, passed on October 12, 2014 at the In Touch Hospice House. Born May 6, 1932 in Rockwood, she is a daughter of the late Herbert and Sara (Gary) “Nana” Gross. She is also preceded in death by her sister-in-law Thelma Enos. Iva is survived by her sons William and wife Lynn (Shaffer) of Somerset, Melvin and wife Suzanne (Fitzgerald) of Somerset, James and wife Lynn (Price) of Rockwood, Herbert and wife Carla (Clevenger) of Johnstown, and Robert and friend Sherri Sprinkle of Somerset; grandchildren David (Jennifer), Jennifer (Eric), Josh, Cassie (Fiance Greg), Christine, David, Rebecca, Abigayle, and Lukas; great-grandchildren Isaiah, Ryan, Isabel, Allie, Paige, and Jade; brothers Joe Gary of Blairsville and Bill Gross of Kingwood; and sister-in-law Dot Oja of Livonia, MI. Iva was a long-time employee of Seven Springs Resort where she was a manager at Helen’s Restaurant. READ ON…

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Virginia L. Pritts, 66, of Somerset, passed on October 12, 2014 at the In Touch Hospice House. Born July 15, 1948 in Somerset, she is a daughter of the late Walter and Alta Kreger. She is also preceded in death by her nephew Jesse Kreger and great-nephew Austin Montgomery. Virginia is survived by her husband of 48 years, Larry Pritts; daughter Christine Singo of Somerset; son Terry Pritts and wife Debbie in Somerset; grandchildren Connor and Alec Singo, and Shawn Anderson; brother Terry R. Kreger and wife Tammy of Somerset; sister Donna Cottle husband Tom of Somerset; nephew Justin Kreger and wife Miranda of Morgantown, WV; niece Betsy Montgomery and family of Somerset; special aunts Farmie, Nina, and Pauline; and good friend Becky Hay. Virginia was a retired employee of Somerset Hospital with over 30 years of service. She enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family. There will be no visitation or service at Virginia’s request. Memorial contributions may be sent to In Touch Hospice at PO Box 1173 Somerset, PA 15501. Arrangements by MILLER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, SOMERSET.

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Hilda V. Harrill, 90, of Meyersdale, formerly of New Centerville, passed on October 11, 2014 at Meyersdale Medical Center.  She was born June 10, 1924 in Fayette County, and is preceded in death by her daughter Avalaun Doyle and son-in-law Hubert D. Ansell.  Hilda is survived by her husband Thornton Boge Harrill of Golden Living Center, Meyersdale; children Tolliver B. Harrill of Manning, SC, Deanie Ansell of Englewood, FL, Linda Peck of Friedens, and Donald Harrill of Meyersdale; 9 grandchildren; 13 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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Eileen June Tretyak, 72, of Somerset, passed on October 9, 2014 at Conemaugh Memorial Hospital in Johnstown. Born June 24, 1942 in Somerset, she is a daughter of the late Leo and Dora (Snyder) Miller.  She is also preceded in death by her husband Victor Tretyak; sisters Louella Blevins and Maxine Lapp; and brothers Leo, Chester, Charles, and Merle Miller.  Eileen is survived by her significant other, Carter Crowe of Somerset; children Paul Gregor Jr. of Somerset, Brian Gregor of Gray, Tammy Pucci and husband Chris of Somerset, Vickie Shortt of Somerset, and Amanda Brant and husband Dan of Somerset; grandchildren Stephanie, Christopher, Corey, Paul Gregor III, Aleena, Brianna, Alexus, Kenton, Rylee, Maurah, Dominic, Gavin, Andan, Maddox, and Syi; great-grandchildren Nicholas, David, Aiden, and Zeke; and sisters Betty Lynch, Ethel Stiffler, and Florence Westerman, all of Somerset.  READ ON…

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Robert John Bittner, 86, of Somerset, passed on October 8, 2014 at Conemaugh Memorial Hospital in Johnstown. Born May 27, 1928 in Black Twp, he is a son of the late Elmer and Jennett (Barber) Bittner. He is also preceded in death by his daughter Roxie Bittner; infant grandson Parker; sisters Melba Lape, Sarah Watts, Ida Mae Lehman, Dorothy Friedline, and Janet King; and brothers Sam, Elmer, and Dewey Bittner. Mr. Bittner is survived by his wife Sandra Humbert) Bittner; children Ricky Lynn Bittner and wife Sharon of Bushnell, FL, Ronda Davis of Claysburg, Shawn Robert Bittner and wife Laurel of Jacksonville, NC, Michael Todd Bittner and wife Tammy of Garrett, and Bobbi Jane Lehman of Dagsboro, DE; grandchildren Andrea, Derek, Billy (Hannah), Jarred (Ashley), Steven, Amber (Eric), Taylor, Jake, Allie, Zachery, and Jonathon; great-grandchildren Nicholas, Darrian, Savannah, Cid, Alexis, Aiden, Grant, and Santanna; and brother Allen Bittner. Robert was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps in the Korean War. READ ON…

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Fern P. (Ringer) Tressler, 93, of Rockwood, passed on October 6, 2014 at Conemaugh Memorial Hospital in Johnstown.  Born October 25, 1920 in Confluence, she is a daughter of the late Wade and L. Margaret (Leydig) Ringer.  She was married to William H. Tressler who passed in 1968.  She is also preceded in death by her brothers Charles and wife Velma, Donald and wife Ruth, and Carl.  She is survived by Carl’s wife Patricia of Rockwood and numerous nieces and nephews.  Fern attended the Middlecreek Church of the Brethren and was very thankful to have a loving, caring, church family.  She enjoyed gardening, reading, and was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers football fan.  READ ON…

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