THOMPSON

Donald Wayne Thompson, 74, of Rockwood, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 with his family by his side. Donald was born June 18, 1942 in Chalk Hill. He was preceded in death by his sons Patrick Wayne in 1992 and Kevin Lee in 2013; and father Samuel Thompson in 2016. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Norma (Phillippi) Thompson; mother Betty M. (Knopsnyder) Thompson; grandson Ryan Thompson; granddaughter Mollie Thompson and fiancé Jesse Ansell; sisters Judith (Richard) Gelpi, Mona (Dennis) Miller, Rhonda (Ronald) Walker, and Gail (Brent) Gaidosh; brother Gary (Mercy) Thompson; and numerous nieces and nephews. Donald was a 1960 graduate of Rockwood High School and served in the US Air Force from 1960-1964. READ ON…

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LYONS

Donnie L. Lyons, 84, of Somerset, formerly of Shanksville, passed on August 16, 2016 at Siemon Lakeview Manor. Born February 14, 1932 in Middlecreek Twp, he is a son of the late Maurice and Minnie (Fulton) Lyons. He is also preceded in death by his sister Frances Lyons. Donnie is survived by his wife Mabel Lyons; daughter Cathy Kitting and husband Ken Kitting Jr of Rockwood; son Donald Lyons and wife Alyce of Somerset; grandchildren Kacy Smith and husband Rick, Cheri Miller and husband James, Paige Lyons and friend Corey Walters, Russell Lyons and wife Samantha, and Hoss Lyons and fiancé Tabitha Ross; great-grandchildren Jennica, Ricky, and Mary-Eden; brother Dean Lyons and wife Ginny of Somerset, and sister Florence Pritts of Ohio. READ ON…

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OLSON

Barbara Ann Olsen, 75, of Somerset, passed on August 14, 2016 at Conemaugh Hospital in Johnstown. Born October 23, 1940 in Stonycreek Twp, she is a daughter of the late Robert and Helen (Miller) Glessner. She is also preceded in death by her husband Charles A. Olsen. Barbara is survived by her children Darryl L. Olsen of Somerset and Darlene R. Gray of Pittsburgh; grandchildren Stephanie M. Olsen of Mt Joy, PA, Cecelia K. Olsen of Pittsburgh, and Casey M. Gray of Pittsburgh; and siblings Alice Jean Musser of Shanksville and James R. Glessner of Harrisburg. Shirley was a volunteer at Somerset Hospital and the Somerset Senior Center. The family will receive friends from noon until 4 PM Sunday, August 21, 2016 at Miller Funeral Home and Crematory, Somerset. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to In Touch Hospice at PO Box 1173 Somerset, PA 15501.

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MATTHEWS

Alexis Judy Matthews passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on June 26, 2016. Visitation will be Monday, August 15, 2016 at Miller Funeral Home and Crematory, 555 Tayman Avenue, Somerset, from 2-4 and 6-8 PM. A memorial Mass will be held on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 11 AM at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Father Daniel O’Neill celebrant. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the St. Peter’s Catholic School at 433 W. Church St. Somerset, PA 15501. Alexis was a member of St. Peter Claver Catholic Church in Macon, GA and served as a Eucharistic Minister until her illness. READ ON…

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HUMBERSON

Jack N. Humberson, 69, of Somerset, passed on August 8, 2016 at Somerset Hospital. Born April 25, 1947 in Somerset, he is a son of the late Norman and Elizabeth (Hare) Humberson. He is also preceded in death by his sons Jack and Richard Humberson; sister Suzanne; and step-mother Marjorie Humberson. Jack is survived by his wife of 42 years, Deborah (Holliday) Humberson; daughters Elizabeth Barron of Friedens, Melissa Barron and husband Eric of Somerset, Kimberly Pyle and husband Jason of Somerset, and Amy Wood and husband Colby of Somerset; grandchildren Jessica, Carla, Dustin, Derek, Kaitlyn, Allen, Jackie, Skyler, Colin, and Erin; and great-grandchildren Christen, Alyssa, Lyla, and Ethan. READ ON…

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GALICO

James L. “Bud” Galico, 92, of Rockwood, went to Heaven Saturday night, July 30, 2016 from the peaceful surroundings of his home. Born September 17, 1923 in Glencoe, he is the son of the late James Augustino and Daisy (Heinbaugh) Galico. He is also preceded in death by his wife of 51 years, Anna Grace (Klink) Galico in 2001; daughter Marilyn Elaine Galico in 1959; sisters and their spouses Ethel (Bill) Pletcher, Idella (Mike) Hensal, and Pauline (George) Ohler; step-mother Matilda (Costea) Galico; and step brothers and sisters George, Nick, and Fred Costea, Genevieve Costea Gabrys, and Pauline Costea Slingwine. READ ON…

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HOLT

Burton L. “Bud” Holt, 82, of Somerset, passed on August 1, 2016 at Meadowview Nursing Center in Berlin. Born October 25, 1933 in Powell, WY, he is the son of the late John and Dorothy Holt. He is also preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Lois Holt in 2013; sister Jackie; and brother Bill. Bud is survived by his children Christine Blubaugh and husband Rick of Berlin and Tim Holt and wife Melissa of Somerset; and granddaughters Jennifer Boice and husband Christopher, Julie Petro and husband Sam, Jodi Blubaugh, Alissa Holt, and Alison Holt. READ ON…

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PHILLIPPI

Mary C. Phillippi, 65, of Markleton, passed on July 28, 2016 at UPMC Shadyside. Born August 27, 1950 in Central City, she is a daughter of the late Casmir “Charlie” and Katherine (Dneaster) Goodisky. She is also preceded in death by her sisters Anna Mae and Judy Goodisky. Mary is survived by her husband of 49 years, Roger Phillippi; children Roger Phillippi Jr. and wife Tina of Markleton, Mark Phillippi and wife Tracey of Markleton, and Kimberly Phillippi of Confluence; grandchildren Haley, Hayden, Kayla, Dillon, and Emily Phillippi; great-granddaughter Ashelin Palatinus; sister Veronica Prososki and husband Charlie of Dryden, MI; brother Mike Goodisky of Central City; and numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family. The joy of Mary’s life was her family. She also enjoyed camping and reading, and was an avid cook. Friends will be received from 4-6 pm Sunday at Miller Funeral Home and Crematory, Rockwood.

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RICE

Danny R. Rice Sr., 69, of Reading Mines, Stoystown, and Somerset, died July 25, 2016 at Somerset Hospital. Born in Johnstown May 16, 1947 to the late Carl Rice Sr and Freda (Connor) Rice. He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers Claude, Carl Jr. (Jean), Tom Sr. (Jane); an infant brother at birth; sisters Fay Woy and Pat Young; and brother-in-law Robert Shumaker. Danny is survived by his sons Danny R. Rice Jr. (Mitzie) and Jason Rice (Tonya); grandchildren Dalton, Kayla, and Gage; sister Jane Ogdon (David); former wife Judith Spangler Rice; brothers-in-law Lloyd Woy and Lloyd Young; sister-in-law Thelma Rice; numerous nieces and nephews including special nephew, “brother” David Woy; and caregiver and companion of 30 years Jean M. Sorber, her son Steven (Jessica), and grandson Benjamin P. Richards. Dan worked at various coal mines for over 40 years. There will be no viewing or visitation at his request. Interment at Stoystown IOOF Cemetery at a later time. Arrangements by Miller Funeral Home and Crematory, Somerset.

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MCINTOSH

Betty J. McIntosh, 58, of Somerset, passed away after a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer on July 25, 2016 at the In Touch Hospice House. Born September 3, 1957 in Rockwood, she is a daughter of the late Harold and Evelyn (Yaste) Weimer. She is also preceded in death by her sister Peggy Weimer; brothers Kenneth Weimer and Harold Weimer Jr; mother-in-law Dorothy M. McIntosh; and father-in-law Jack W. McIntosh. READ ON…

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