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CLEVENGER

Nancy L. Clevenger, 71, of Somerset, passed on September 16, 2014 at Select Specialty Hospital in Johnstown.  Born April 1, 1943 in Quemahoning Twp, she is a daughter of the late Kenneth and Viola (Kemp) Hause.  She is also preceded in death by her daughter Cheryl; brothers LeRoy, Jeff, and Ernest Hause; and sisters Caroline Hause and Lois Leasock.  Nancy is survived by her husband of 51 years, Elwood Clevenger; daughter Lisa Clevenger of Somerset; sisters Mary Lape of Somerset, Alice Saunders of Jennerstown, and Laura Hause of Stoystown; and brothers Robert of Newport, TN, Kenneth of Meyersdale, David of Berlin, Larry of Stoystown, George of Boswell, and Harold of Boswell.  READ ON…

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GARY

Charles E. “Bill” Gary Jr, 76, of Somerset, formerly of Black Twp, has finally won his long battle with cancer went home to his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on September 9, 2014 at the In Touch Hospice House in Somerset. Born June 2, 1938, the son of the late Charles and Frances (Pritts) Gary and brother of Fred “Brownie” Gary, all of whom preceded him in death. Charles leaves behind his wife Jennie (Benford) to whom he was married for 46 years; these loving daughters and sons: Wilma, married to Fred Ream of Kingwood, Joyce, and her great friend Dale Gindlesperger of Lancaster, Vickie Nixon of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Melony, married to Scott Moon of Somerset, Stacy, married to Teresa (Hoyman) of Garrett, Jody, married to Elena Engleka of Kingwood, Douglas, and friend Johna Spangler of Garrett, James of Somerset, and Randy, married to Sue (Weir) of Holsopple; a loving brother, Kenneth, and his wife Jill (Pritts) of Trent; and loving sister Leona, married to Clarence Ulery of Stoystown. READ ON…

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FLEEGLE

William James “Bill” Fleegle, 57, of Berlin, passed away on September 5, 2014 at Conemaugh Memorial Hospital in Johnstown. Born June 14, 1957 in Somerset, he is preceded in death by his aunt and uncle Mary and Kenneth Schrock, who raised Bill. He is also preceded in death by his parents Mary Catherine (Miller) and Earl Fleegle Sr; stepmother Barbara A. Fleegle; and brother John A. Fleegle. Bill is survived by his son Anthony L. Johnston; granddaughter Mercedes; brothers and sisters: Earl J. Fleegle Jr (Alice) of Boswell, Carol A. Warlow (Robert) of Irwin, Nancy L. Baker (David) of Somerset, Pauline R. Ogline (Dennis) of Boswell, Bonnie L. Younkin (Wilbur) of Accident, MD, Harland L. Fleegle (Patricia) of Boswell, Judith F. Cale (David) of Morgantown, WV, Dollie M. Ross (David) of Somerset, Kenneth P. Fleegle (friend Diane) of Virginia, Ricki A. Viza of Berryville, VA, Brenda S. Stanczyk (Jeffrey) of Somerset, and Penny Eutin (William) of Boswell; and many nieces and nephews. Bill was a former employee of Shear Oil Co. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends at the Berlin Manor. A graveside memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM Tuesday at the Jenner Crossroads Cemetery. Arrangements by MILLER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, SOMERSET.

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ROMESBERG

Dorothy May Romesberg, 91, of Rockwood, went to be with the Lord on September 6, 2014 at Somerset Hospital.  Born November 10, 1922 in Somerset Twp, she is a daughter of the late Walter E. and Cora (Dickey) Shaffer.  She is also preceded in death by her husband Merle Romesberg on January 27, 2004; brothers Blaine, Galen, and Walter Shaffer Jr; sisters Velma Romesbverg, Iva Shumaker, Mary Shaffer, and Violet Romesberg; and brother-in-law Forrest Shumaker.  Dorothy is survived by her daughter Nancy, married to Harry Tunstall Jr; sons Merle Romesberg Jr and wife Hazel (Beck), and Larry Romesberg, all of Rockwood; grandchildren Greg Tunstall and wife Robin, Marsha Schmuck and husband Ronald Jr, and Merle Romesberg III and wife Amy; great-grandchildren Nathan and wife Cathy, Christopher, Breanna, Kenli, Brandon, Caitlyn, and Isabella; sisters Grace Shumaker, Virginia Harned and husband Fred, and Erla Judy and husband Floyd; brother Melvin Shaffer and wife Nancy, and sister-in-law Jean Shaffer.  READ ON…

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NAILL

Deborah J. “Debbie” Naill, 55, of Somerset, passed on September 4, 2014 at Conemaugh Memorial Hospital in Johnstown. Born September 3, 1959 in Garrett, she is a daughter of the late James and Agnes (Burley) Fisher. She is also preceded in death by her brother Robert Fisher and infant brother David Fisher. Debbie is survived by her children Sherry Fisher of Somerset, Billy Naill of Somerset, Brent Naill and wife Waneta “Sissy” of Berlin, and Joseph Naill and wife Becky of Wheeling, WV; ex-husband Ray Naill of Morgantown, WV; grandchildren William, Julia, Matthew, and Alyssa; sisters Bonnie Warfel and Amy Fisher, both of Columbia, PA; and brothers Harry Fisher of Springs and Jim Fisher of Meyersdale. Debbie was an employee of Valley Community Services in Bakersville. She loved to collect porcelain and Betty Boop memorabilia. READ ON…

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MAZER

Abby Louise Mazer, 34, of Somerset, passed on August 31, 2014.  Born September 12, 1979 in Johnstown, she is a daughter of Larry Mazer and his wife Susan Mazer Winger of Johnstown and Sally (Hay) Deist and her husband David of Somerset.  Abby is preceded in death by her maternal grandparents William and June Hay and paternal grandparents Lewis and Sylvia Mazer.  She is survived by her parents; son Brayden L. Mazer of Rockwood; sister Jessica Baker and husband Ben of Sipesville; and significant friend Jason Gindlesperger of Somerset.  READ ON…

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NEARHOOF

Paul M. “Sonny” Nearhoof, 59, of Pittsburgh, formerly of Somerset County, passed on August 25, 2014. Born November 19, 1954 in Tyrone, he is a son of the late Mervin and Wahneeta (James) Nearhoof. He is also preceded in death by his sister Diane and brothers Jim and Mike. Sonny is survived by his son Robert Nearhoof and wife Eva of Shalimar, FL; grandchildren Bradley, Chandler, Noah, Arianna, and Christian; and sisters Susan Leeper of Las Vegas, NV, Linda Fuhs of Tyrone, and Sandy Davis of Tyrone. Sonny was a veteran of the US Navy in the Vietnam War. He was an avid Steelers fan and enjoyed playing chess and backgammon. READ ON…

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ZATKO

Robert M. Zatko, 71, of New Kensington, formerly of Jennerstown, passed on August 28, 2014 at Allegheny Valley Hospital.  Born April 19, 1943 in Springdale, he is the son of Matthew and Emily (Brodniansky) Zatko.  He is also preceded in death by his wife Susanne (Bittner) Zatko in 1993.  Mr. Zatko is survived by his son Matthew Zatko and wife Bobbie of Somerset; grandson Spencer Zatko; sisters Elizabeth “Betty” Gelorme and husband Tony of Springdale and Norma Boyles of Manassas, VA.; and several nieces and nephews.   He is the brother-in-law of R. Craig Bittner, Kim L. Bittner and wife Lorry, and Cynthia L. Barron and husband Charles, all of Somerset.  Mr. Zatko was a retired self-employed painter and wall paper hanger.  READ ON…

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KELLY

Donald E. Kelly, 62, of Garrett, passed on August 25, 2014. Born April 22, 1952 in Somerset, he is a son of the late Shirl Kelly and Barbara (Morelli) Hay. He is also preceded in death by his grandparents Vincent and Agnes Yonai. Donald is survived by his children Michael Kelly (Amber) of Berlin and their children Cassandra, Ashton, and Hannah, Donald R. Kelly of Clearville and his children Tyler and Kylee, Allen Kelly (Bonnie) of Clearville and their children Chantel and Zane, Carrie Zinn (Timothy) of Clearville and their children Zachary, Derek, and Jadin, and Anne Hege (Jerry) of Mercersburg and their children Devin, LaShay, and Belle; great-grandson Gunner; brother William Kelly of Rockwood; and sisters Theresa Smith, Vickie McElligott, and Cynthia Svonavec, all of Somerset. Donald was a member of the Operating Engineers Union Local #66 in Pittsburgh. READ ON…

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BOWMAN

Jenetta J. (Miller) Bowman, 81, of Somerset, went to be with our Lord on August 25, 2014.  Born October 17, 1932 in Lambertsville, she is a daughter of the late Elmer and Mildred (Will) Miller.  She is also preceded in death by her foster parents Theodore (TR) and Bessie (Miller) Myers; husband Robert E. Bowman, to whom she was married for 61 years; and sister Lois Stahl.  Jenetta is survived by her children David E. Bowman and wife Sara of Meyersdale, Ted A. Bowman of Markleton, Nancy C. Bowman of Somerset, Connie J. Bowman of Somerset, and SSG Mark A. Bowman of Friedens; grandchildren Dale E. Bowman and wife Jen, Rebecca J. Bowman, Michael L. Bowman, Jennifer J. Weyant, Joe D. Bowman, and Susan M. Thomas; great-grandchildren Gunner A. Thomas, Heather Ulery, Nicholas Bowman, and Ryan Bowman; and brother James Miller.  Jenetta was a member of the Somerset Church of the Brethren.  She was a former employee of Somerset Area Schools as a cafeteria worker.  READ ON…

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