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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TINKEY

Ralph “Slim” Tinkey Jr., 85, of Somerset, passed on May 10, 2017 at home. Born May 29, 1931 in Donegal Twp, Westmoreland County, he is a son of the late John R. and Thelma (Blystone) Tinkey. He is also preceded in death by his grandson John Tinkey; brothers Otto, Billy, and Glen Tinkey; and sister Wilma Trent. Slim is survived by his wife of 59 years, Margaret (Shawley) Tinkey; children Sally Huey and husband David of Somerset, Connie Fulton and husband Vince of Normalville, READ ON…

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STOUFFER

Thomas A. Stouffer Jr., 77, of Somerset, passed on April 17, 2017. Born April 9, 1940 in Bakersville, he is a son of the late Thomas A. Stouffer Sr. and Sarah (Weyand) Stouffer. He is also preceded in death by his sister Judith Brant. Thomas is survived by his wife of 57 years, Patricia (Craver) Stouffer; children Catherine Tims and husband John Sr. of Somerset, Christine Yoder and husband Kevin of Salem, OH, and Jodi Miller and husband Daniel of Somerset; READ ON…

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TRESSLER

Roy P. Tressler, 90, of Somerset, passed on April 20, 2017 at Meadowview Nursing Center in Berlin. Born August 8, 1926 in Confluence, he is a son of the late Earl and Jennie (Osler) Tressler. He is also preceded in death by his brothers William, Harry, Earl Jr., and James; and sisters Margaret, Bertha, Ada Mae, Ethel, Elsie, and Virginia. Roy is survived by his wife of 67 years, Martha Jane (Miller) Tressler; READ ON…

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MARKER

Gordon P. Marker, 77, of Somerset, passed on April 18, 2017 at Conemaugh Hospital in Johnstown. Born July 29, 1939 in Garrett, he is a son of the late Wilmer and Cora (Spaugy) Marker. He is also preceded in death by his wife Alice (Heining) Marker in 2016; brothers John Marker and Wilmer Marker Jr; sisters Ethel Witt and Glenda Weimer; and great-granddaughter Zoey Kintigh. READ ON…

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COLFLESH

Chester W. Colflesh, 73, of Ursina, died peacefully at home with family at his bedside on April 18, 2017. Son of the late George W. Colflesh and Marie (Cunningham) Colflesh. Preceded in death by infant brother Delmer Colflesh, sister Leora and her husband Earl Pyle, and sister Mary and her husband Walter Tressler. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Evelyn (Hyatt) Colflesh; daughters Lisa and her husband Alan Saylor and Brenda and her husband Paul Nicholas, his son Marshall Colflesh, special nephew Chad Hyatt and wife Jeannie and their daughters; READ ON…

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STOUFFER

Thomas A. Stouffer Jr., 77, of Somerset, passed on April 17, 2017. Born April 9, 1940 in Bakersville, he is a son of the late Thomas A. Stouffer Sr. and Sarah (Weyand) Stouffer. He is also preceded in death by his sister Judith Brant. Thomas is survived by his wife of 57 years, Patricia (Craver) Stouffer; children Catherine Tims and husband John Sr. of Somerset, Christine Yoder and husband Kevin of Salem, OH, and Jodi Miller and husband Daniel of Somerset; grandchildren Cassidy and Kyle Yoder, and Christopher, Corey, and Chloe Miller; sisters Nancy Walker, Tomalee Will and husband Robert, and Janora Fochtman, all of Somerset; brothers Ed Stouffer of Alverton and Harry Stouffer; and numerous nieces and nephews. READ ON…

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