PALOMBA

William V. Palomba, 92, of Somerset, passed on January 16, 2017 at the In Touch Hospice House. Born September 24, 1924 in Ellsworth, PA, he is the son of the late William C. and Helen (Campea) Palomba. He is also preceded in death by his wife Myra (Del Vecchio) Palomba in 2007; son-in-law Kevin Bartlett; and sisters Edith Riggo and Virginia Spina. READ ON…

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OHLER

Nathan Thomas Ohler, 29, of Scullton, passed on January 11, 2017. Born November 19, 1987 in Somerset, he is the son of Thomas and Catherine (Brooks) Ohler of Scullton. He is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents Geraldine and Charles Brooks and paternal grandparents Marian and Wilbur Ohler. READ ON…

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BRISKEY

Don W. Briskey Sr., 85, of Friedens, passed on January 11, 2017 at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh. Born January 26, 1931 in Greenville Twp., he is a son of the late Alton and Grace (Miller) Briskey. He is also preceded in death by his grandson Anthony Yamashiro; brothers James and Robert Briskey; and sister Carol Deal. READ ON…

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BRUGH

Elaine Ruth (Snyder) Brugh peacefully went to be with her Lord in her eternal home of heaven on Monday, January 9, 2017. She joined her beloved husband Lynn (Aug. 2009) and daughter Deborah (Dec. 2013), who preceded her in death. She was a loving and devoted mother of her three surviving daughters, Denise, married to Lynn Miller, Diane, married to Douglas Wagner, and Dorene, married to Arthur Engleka, and son-in-law Pete Gifford. READ ON…

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HOOVER

Leona K. Hoover, 82, of Garrett, passed on January 7, 2017 at Somerset Hospital. Born April 5, 1934 in Rockwood, she is a daughter of the late Carl and Margaret (Nicholas) Dupont. She is also preceded in death by her husband Paul R. Hoover in 2000; granddaughter Michelle Hoover; grandsons William and Justin Hinkle; great-granddaughter Olivia Van Deusen; brothers James Dupont and Carl Dupont Jr.; and sister Anna Marker. READ ON…

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SPANGLER

Clarence M. “Smokey” Spangler, 84, of Rockwood, passed away peacefully at the Patriot in Somerset on January 8, 2017. Born January 2, 1933 in Rockwood, he was the son of the late Harry and Ruth (Branigan) Spangler. He is also preceded in death by his wife Ruby (Kimmel) Spangler; brothers Guy, William, Earl, John, and George; son-in-law Robert Breckenridge; and several nieces and nephews. READ ON…

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SHAFFER

Jolinda Henry Shaffer. Jolinda went to be with the Lord on January 2, 2017. Born July 18, 1957, daughter of George and Shirley Henry. Preceded in death by grandparents Woodrow and Ellen Henry, and Charles and Margaret Merrill; niece Alicia Henry; and son Michael Shaffer, whom she missed greatly, and looked forward to reuniting with in heaven. READ ON…

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REESE

Kimberly Ann Reese, 43, of Shillington, PA, formerly of Meyersdale, went to be with the Lord as a result of an automobile accident with her husband of 19 years, Kevin Reese, on December 30, 2016. Born January 20, 1973 in Somerset, she is the daughter of the late Leo Sleasman, and Mary (Laughman) Felker of Garrett. She is also preceded in death by her grandmother Betty Laughman. READ ON…

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REESE

Kevin Ray Reese, 39, of Shillington, PA, formerly of Somerset, went to be with the Lord as a result of an automobile accident along with his wife of 19 years, Kimberly Ann (Sleasman) Reese on December 30, 2016. Born May 22, 1977 in Somerset, he is preceded in death by his mother Linda Reese and grandparents Floyd Reese, and Irvin and Helen Cassady. READ ON…

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CHRISTNER

Eleanor W. Christner, 85, of Somerset, went home to be with the Lord on January 2, 2017, at The Patriot, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s/dementia. She was born on April 29, 1931, to Howard Weary and Hilda Fox Weary, and was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Lois Ringer, and her husband, Vincent Ringer; granddaughter, Patricia L. Blair; sister-in-law, Avalon Keefer; brother-in-law, Chuck McLaughlin; and niece, Virginia Keefer. READ ON…

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