WARRICK

Donald Alvin Warrick, 59, of Rockwood, went to be with the Lord on February 6, 2016. Born April 18, 1956 in Confluence, he is a son of the late Melvin and Sarah (Nicholson) Warrick. Donald is survived by his wife of 39 years, Jeannette (Hechler) Warrick; children Maria Peck, Christina Romesburg (Sam), Jessica Bonus (Dutz), Kayla Beeman (Jason), and Brandon Warrick; also Dalynn, Liz, LeRoy, LeRay, Devon, M.J. Hudson, and all the foster children the Warricks took in over the years; grandchildren Samantha Mains (Kenny), Brittany Shaffer, Alexis Durst, Joshua, Dylan, Theresa, Brittany, and Seth Romesburg, Tyler and Zoe Romesberg, Kevin Spiker, and Quinten and Alex Beeman; great-grandchildren Jaedon Brown, Harley Hopkins, and baby Matthew; sister Joann Sarver; brother William Warrick; sisters-in-law Loretta Tannehill and Tracey Fulmer; and brothers-in-law Amos and Clifford Hechler. READ ON…

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WAGNER

Jack D. “Wacky Jack” Wagner, 61, of Somerset, passed on February 6, 2016 at the Bethlen Home in Ligonier after a lengthy illness. Born August 3, 1954 in Gettysburg, he is a son of Raymond E. Wagner Jr. of Keymar, MD and Patricia (Phillips) Wagner of Somerset. He is survived by his parents; brothers Raymond E. Wagner III and wife Deborah of Somerset, John W. Wagner and wife Barbara of Windsor Mill, MD, George P. Wagner of Somerset, Jay C. Wagner and wife Sherri of North Carolina, and Nathan A. Wagner of Jennerstown; sister Kathy A. Yachere and husband Michael of Rockwood; and many nieces and nephews who he loved very much. Jack was a 1972 graduate of Somerset Area High School where he was an outstanding athlete. READ ON…

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KIMMEL

Zane G. Kimmel, 90, of Somerset, formerly of Shanksville, passed on February 9, 2016. Born April 2, 1925 in Stonycreek Twp, he is a son of the late Clarence and Blanche (Lambert) Kimmel. He is also preceded in death by his sisters Helen Wable and Thelma Escherich; and brothers Paul and George Kimmel. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Charlotte (Baughman) Kimmel; son Jeffrey Kimmel and wife Christina (Weyand) Kimmel; daughter Mary Jane (Kimmel) Gary, and husband Dave, all of Stoystown; and many nieces and nephews. Zane was a 1943 graduate of Shanksville-Stonycreek High School. He was a veteran of the US Navy in WWII in the South Pacific Ocean. He was retired from a career at Exxon on the PA Turnpike with 26 years of service, and was also a house painter for 10 years. READ ON…

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MORT

Lloyd H. Mort, 92, of Somerset, passed on February 4, 2016 at Meadowview Nursing Center in Berlin. Born February 5, 1923 in Somerset, he is a son of the late Harvey and Goldie (Rose) Mort. He is also preceded in death by his wife Ruth (Baer) Mort in 1996; sisters Ethel Mort and Araminta Uphouse; and brother Kenneth Mort. READ ON…

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WILSON

Clair W. Wilson, 84, of Somerset, passed on February 5, 2016 at the In Touch Hospice House. Born November 26, 1931 in Bedford, he is a son of the late Harry and Hazel (Smith) Wilson. He is also preceded in death by an infant brother; and brothers Francis “Skimmer” Wilson, Harry Wilson Jr., and Carl Wilson. READ ON…

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AUGUSTINE

George W. Augustine, 95, of Somerset, passed on January 28, 2016. Born December 15, 1920 in Gray, he is a son of the late Joseph and Anna (Sliva) Augustine. He is also preceded in death by his infant son; brothers John, Walter, Benjamin, and Frank Augustine; and sister Victoria Farkosh. George is survived by his wife of 67 years, Clara (Snyder) Augustine; daughters Sharon Spengler and husband Michael of Gilbertsville and Denise Carrier and husband Dr. James Carrier of Martinsburg, WV; grandchildren Lindsay Spengler, Andrew Spengler and wife Amanda, Mark Spengler and wife Jill, Michelle Wales and husband Jon, Emily Hunter and husband Mason, and Drew Carrier; and great-grandson Chase Andrew Spengler. READ ON…

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STOLTZFUS

Richard J. Stoltzfus, 75, of Friedens, passed on January 28, 2016 at the In Touch Hospice House. Born April 19, 1940 in Zanesville, OH, he is a son of the late John Stoltzfus and Ruth (Blough) Stoltzfus of Lancaster. He is also preceded in death by twin infant sons. Richard is survived by his wife of 55 years, Annelore “Lore” (Schmidt) Stoltzfus; sons John Henry Stoltzfus (Connie) of Lancaster and Michael Wilhelm Stoltzfus (Karen) of Lititz; grandchildren Jennifer Carmelo of Lebanon, Samantha Stoltzfus of New York, NY, and Ashley Stoltzfus and Christopher Stoltzfus, both of Womelsdorf; great-grandchildren John, Zachary, and Jasmine Carmelo; sister Lois Ferguson of Lancaster; and brother Robert Stoltzfus (Chris) of Marietta. Richard was a retired 42 year employee of Federal Mogul, NTN-BCA in Lancaster. READ ON…

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BLANC

Nadine Blanc, 77, of Rockwood, passed on January 24, 2016. Born June 15, 1938 in Jersey City, NJ, she is a daughter of the late Raymond and Marie (Vucho) Blanc. She is survived by her cousins Viola Wills of Hawthorne, NJ and Carl Sokoll of Oradell, NJ among numerous other cousins. She will be greatly missed by her friends at Martin’s Personal Care Home. There will be no viewing or visitation at Nadine’s request. Interment at Flower Hill Cemetery in North Bergen, NJ. Arrangements by Miller Funeral Home and Crematory, Somerset.

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GINDLESPERGER

Paul LeRoy Gindlesperger Jr., 56, of Jerome, passed on January 19, 2016. Born December 5, 1959 in Meyersdale, he is a son of the late Paul L. Gindlesperger and Judith (Fisher) Gindlesperger of Jerome. Paul is also survived by his daughters Melissa Ann Budzina of Rockwood and her children Talon, Phynix, Joliet, Delaney, and Jonathan, Mandi Lee Gindlesperger-Sitton of Johnstown and her child, Natalie Shea, and Michelle Dawn Gindlesperger of Central City and her children Anthony, Jakob, and Ryen Paul; sisters Sandra Dodson of Sipesville, Kelly Young of Jennerstown, and Kathy Geisweidt and husband Bill of Stoystown; and numerous nieces and nephews. Paul was a self employed carpenter in Linden, VA. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, and riding his motorcycle. Arrangements for a memorial service in remembrance of Paul are pending, in the care of Miller Funeral Home and Crematory, Somerset.

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PUTMAN

Leona M. Putman, 80, of Rockwood, went to be with her Lord on January 14, 2016 at Martin’s Personal Care Home in Rockwood. Born July 17, 1935 in Upper Turkeyfoot Twp., she is a daughter of the late Ray and Rebecca (Henry) Peck. She is also preceded in death by her husband Charles Putman in 2006; sister Emily Yonai; brother Ray Peck Jr., sister-in-law Linda Sue Peck; and brothers-in-law Robert “Buck” Miller and Ted Lytle. Leona is survived by her children Charles Eric Putman and wife Remona (King) of Rockwood, Vicki (Putman) Knotts and husband David of Meyersdale, and Mark A. Putman of Rockwood; granddaughters Kambria, Rionna, and Madison Putman; brothers and sisters: Ralph “Dub” Peck and wife Linda (Harrill) of Friedens, READ ON…

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