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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FANI

Elizabeth Fani, 73, of Stoystown, passed on June 2, 2017 at Windber Hospice. Born January 4, 1944 in Somerset, she is the daughter of the late Roy and Bertha (Berkey) Holt. She is also preceded in death by her husband Ronald Fani in 2011 and granddaughter Meredith Miller. Elizabeth is survived by her children Michele Miller and husband Michael, Tracy Fehlman, Sharon Rhodamer, and Susan Fani, all of Somerset, and David Fani of McKeesport; 9 grandchildren; and 1 great-grandchild. There will be no viewing or visitation at Elizabeth’s request. Interment will be at Somerset County Memorial Park.

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MOORE

Donald “Beaver” Moore, 74, of Somerset, formerly of Rockwood, passed on May 23, 2017 at Somerset Hospital. Born December 14, 1942 in Middlecreek Twp, he is a son of the late Charles and Hazel (Cane) Moore. He is also preceded in death by his brother Alvin. Beaver is survived by his wife Ruth (Miller) Moore; sisters Nancy Spangler and husband Chester of Stoystown and Lois Conley and husband Paul of Florida. He was a veteran of the US Army in the Vietnam War. There will be no viewing or visitation at Beaver’s request. A memorial service will be held at a later time.

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MCCLINTOCK

Conrad A. McClintock, 77, of Confluence, passed on May 28, 2017 at Conemaugh Hospital in Johnstown. Born December 4, 1939 in Addison Twp., he is a son of the late Sidney and Anna (Kemp) McClintock. He is also preceded in death by and infant brother and brothers Elmo and David McClintock. Conrad is survived by his wife of 56 years, Beatrice (Rugg) McClintock; children Mike McClintock of Ursina, and Lisa Herring and husband Jim, Bradley McClintock, and Stacey McClintock and wife Cynthia, all of Confluence; READ ON…

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LANDIS

Seth Robert Landis, 20, of Somerset was received by His Lord and Savior into his eternal home on May 18, 2017. He was born into his temporary home on September 9, 1996. He is preceded in death by his great grandmother Dorothy Landis, grandmother Martha Landis, and cousin, Trevor Osselburn. He is survived by his loving mother and father, Tracy Jo Tirko and Robert Ferman Landis, and the love of his life his girlfriend, Shelby Dean of New Castle, PA. He is also survived by his grandparents LaMarsha & Joseph Tirko and Donald Landis and his great grandfather, Ferman Landis. READ ON…

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BENEDICT

Steve Joseph Benedict Jr. 81, of Somerset, passed on May 15, 2017 at The Patriot. He was formerly a resident of Gray, PA and Sebring, FL. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 40 years, Phyllis Eileen (Younkin) Benedict; parents Steve J. and Ida Mae (Bost) Benedict; and sister Nancy Jean Fort. Steve is survived by his loving companion Delores E. (Bittner) Lape; son Brian and wife Carmen, daughters Stephanie and Deanna; brothers Richard and companion Barbara, Robert and wife Donna, READ ON…

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FOUST

Mary I. Foust, 91, of Prospect, formerly of Trent, passed on May 13, 2017. Born June 25, 1925 in Middlecreek Twp, she is a daughter of the late Frank and Sarah (Fulton) Pritts. She is also preceded in death by her husband James Earl Foust in 1998; sister Mildred Whipkey; and brothers Burton, Russell, George, and Timothy Pritts. Mary is survived by her son Earl Foust of Prospect; daughter Bonnie Smith and husband Andrew of Saline, MI; grandchildren Christopher, Timothy, and Oliver Smith; 8 great-grandchildren; and sisters Martha Whipkey of Butler, Minnie Peck of Melcroft, and Margaret Livengood and husband Fred of Somerset. READ ON…

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LUCE

Alverta G. Luce, 90, of Somerset, passed on May 10, 2017 at the In Touch Hospice House. Born June 21, 1926 in Rockwood, she is the daughter of the late Victor and Etta (Phillippi) Handwork. She is also preceded in death by her first husband Robert Snyder; second husband Thomas Luce; and brother Glenn Handwork. She is survived by her son Jay Snyder and wife Doris of Jefferson Hills, PA; grandsons Jamison Snyder of Falls Church, VA and Ryan Snyder of Jefferson Hills; and brother Harry “Jack” Handwork and wife Sara Jane of Alum Bank, PA. Alverta was a retired employee of the Somerset State Hospital. READ ON…

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