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FROMBAUGH

Margaret L. “Louise” Frombaugh, 90, of Somerset, passed on October 27, 2014, at home. Born July 13, 1924, in Johnstown, she is a daughter of the late Joseph and Esther (Hughes) Watts. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Alfred Charles Frombaugh, in 1984; daughter, Carol D. Stayrook; and sister, Doris J. Gunder. Louise is survived by her son, A. Ronald Frombaugh and wife, Greta, Newville; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; and sister, Marie Holmes, Houston, Texas. Louise and Al owned and operated 1 Hour Dura Dry Cleaners in Somerset. Later, she managed the J.J. Newberry Department Store Luncheonette, and also helped establish the Old Farm Restaurant, where she worked until her retirement. READ ON…

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KING

Leora M. King, 98, of Somerset, formerly of Scullton, passed on October 25, 2014 at The Patriot.  Born March 9, 1916 in Middlecreek Twp., she is the daughter of the late Milton and Cora (Bowlby) Faidley.  She is also preceded in death by her husband William King in 2001; son William “Bill” King; great-grandson Christopher Shultz; and brothers Harry and Charles “Ed” Faidley.  Leora is survived by her son John King and wife Pamela (Ansell) of Scullton; daughter-in-law Effie “Sis” (Gary) King of New Lexington; grandchildren Joni Shultz married to Roger of Scullton, Jane Campbell of Somerset, John King Jr. and friend Erin of Scullton, Mark King of Scullton, Jerry King married to Julie of Somerset, Jeffrey King married to Donna of Sipesville, and Jenny Beckner married to Eric of Somerset; step-grandchildren Angie Lyzbicki of Somerset, and Jody Sullivan, married to Erin of Mesquite, TX; great-grandchildren Nicole Devine, married to Ryan, Jessica King and friend Zack, Levi, Skylar, and Alexis King, and Morgan and Miley Beckner, all of Somerset; and great-grandchildren Bryn and Jack Devine, and Gabriel Cramer.  READ ON…

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ROSE

Lawrence C. “Larry” Rose, 72, of Somerset, passed on October 21, 2014. Larry is preceded in death by his son Eric Lynn Rose in 2001. He is survived by numerous extended family members and friends. A graveside service will be held at 10 AM on Monday October 27, 2014 at St. John’s Cemetery in Somerset. Arrangements by MILLER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, SOMERSET.

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CRAMER

Luther Cramer Jr., 84, of Rockwood, passed on October 19, 2014 at home.  Born March 6, 1930 in Confluence, he is a son of the late Luther and Iva (Frazee) Cramer.  Luther is survived by his daughters Pamela Otto and husband James of Morgantown, WV, Candy Ohler and husband Gary of Fort Hill, Nancy Stull and husband Duane of Scottdale, and Peggy J. Cramer Daniels of Alverton; grandchildren Rachel (Otto) Allio and husband Jeremy, Maggie Otto, Amanda (Ohler) Rosenberger and husband B.J., Erica (Ohler) Nichols and husband Ryan, Jessica (Ohler) Fundis and husband Zachary, Robert Stull and wife Heather, Emily (Stull) Sperdute and husband R.J., Gregory “Tyler” Daniels, and Mikayla A. Daniels; and great-grandchildren Mila Otto, Lydia and Nicholas Rosenberger, Morgan Nichols, Sarah, Henny, Charlie, and Stella Stull, Anna Rose, Abigail Grace, and Matthew Richard Sperdute, and Jolene Sinclair Daniels.  Luther was a long-time Somerset County farmer and also a school bus driver for both the Turkeyfoot School District and Somerset County Head Start for many years.  READ ON…

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STAHL

Norman “Jack” “Stormin’ Norman” Stahl, 90, of Somerset, passed on October 18, 2014 at Meadowview Nursing Center in Berlin. Born February 6, 1924 in Meyersdale, he is a son of the late Elmer and Mae (Fike) Stahl. He is also preceded in death by his son Karl Stahl; brother Robert Stahl; and sister Margaret Johnson. Jack is survived by his wife of 65 years, Geraldine (Brant) Stahl; granddaughters Kari DeLuca (Dustin) of Jennerstown and Kelley Stahl (Matthew Blough) of Somerset; and sister Jane Martin (Glenn) of Meyersdale. “Stormin’ Norman” is also survived by his extended family Jan Cooney, Nancy and Jerry Stokes, Deb and Jeff Engleka, Matt and Gina Hayman, Ben Stutzman and family, Doug Miller and family, Chris Brant, Barry Dietz and his barber shop friends, Dan Jenkins, Tim Vought, and Bud Weigle. He will also be greatly missed by his cat “Tabby”. Stormin’ Norman was a WWII veteran with the US Army, serving in the Normandy, France, Ardennes, and Rhineland Campaigns with the “Red Devils” 702nd Tank Battalion. READ ON…

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FRESH

Beda Marie Fresh, 82, of Rockwood, died peacefully at her home on October 18, 2014. Born January 5, 1932 in Fayette County, she is a daughter of Roy and Susannah Catherine “Kate” (Geary) Henry. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband Clyde Wilson Fresh on March 9, 2001; son Roger Lee Fresh; daughter Michelle Renee (Fresh) Wheatley; daughter-in-law Wanda (Cooley) Fresh; granddaughter Cathy Marie Prinkey; brothers Wilbert, John, Roy, and Tommy Henry; and sisters Rebecca Peck, Ruby Miller, Blanche Oakes, and Leona Henry. Beda is survived by her children Delmas Franklin Fresh and companion April Palmer of Smithfield, Debi Faye Prinkey and husband John of Melcroft, Brenda Lynn Meyers and husband Ron of Somerset, and Carol Jean Johnson; 15 wonderful grandchildren and their spouses; 16 wonderful great-grandchildren; sisters Nettie Wilson of Holsopple and Emily Ritenour of Normalville; sisters-in-law Kathryn Henry of Normalville and Maxine Henry of Rockwood; and numerous loving nieces and nephews. READ ON…

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STANDARD

Maria (Emert) Standard, 31, of Somerset, passed on October 17, 2014 at Conemaugh Memorial Hospital. Born October 26, 1982 in San Antonio, TX, she is a daughter of Daniel and Grace (Milchak) Emert of Somerset. She is also survived by her sister Rebecca Emert and nephew Syrus Witt, both of Somerset.  Maria was a graduate of Somerset Area High School and the ITT Technical Institute of Tucson, AZ.  She was a computer technical consultant and was employed by Convergy’s of Tucson, AZ and also as an independent consultant.  She attended Beulah United Methodist Church in Friedens.  Friends will be received from 9-11 AM Saturday, October 25, 2014 with a service to follow at 11:00 AM at Beulah United Methodist Church, pastor Tomas Brown officiating.  Interment in the church cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the family at 334 Emert Road, Somerset, PA 15501.  Arrangements by MILLER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, SOMERSET.

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ENOS

Iva B. Enos, 82, of Somerset, passed on October 12, 2014 at the In Touch Hospice House. Born May 6, 1932 in Rockwood, she is a daughter of the late Herbert and Sara (Gary) “Nana” Gross. She is also preceded in death by her sister-in-law Thelma Enos. Iva is survived by her sons William and wife Lynn (Shaffer) of Somerset, Melvin and wife Suzanne (Fitzgerald) of Somerset, James and wife Lynn (Price) of Rockwood, Herbert and wife Carla (Clevenger) of Johnstown, and Robert and friend Sherri Sprinkle of Somerset; grandchildren David (Jennifer), Jennifer (Eric), Josh, Cassie (Fiance Greg), Christine, David, Rebecca, Abigayle, and Lukas; great-grandchildren Isaiah, Ryan, Isabel, Allie, Paige, and Jade; brothers Joe Gary of Blairsville and Bill Gross of Kingwood; and sister-in-law Dot Oja of Livonia, MI. Iva was a long-time employee of Seven Springs Resort where she was a manager at Helen’s Restaurant. READ ON…

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PRITTS

Virginia L. Pritts, 66, of Somerset, passed on October 12, 2014 at the In Touch Hospice House. Born July 15, 1948 in Somerset, she is a daughter of the late Walter and Alta Kreger. She is also preceded in death by her nephew Jesse Kreger and great-nephew Austin Montgomery. Virginia is survived by her husband of 48 years, Larry Pritts; daughter Christine Singo of Somerset; son Terry Pritts and wife Debbie in Somerset; grandchildren Connor and Alec Singo, and Shawn Anderson; brother Terry R. Kreger and wife Tammy of Somerset; sister Donna Cottle husband Tom of Somerset; nephew Justin Kreger and wife Miranda of Morgantown, WV; niece Betsy Montgomery and family of Somerset; special aunts Farmie, Nina, and Pauline; and good friend Becky Hay. Virginia was a retired employee of Somerset Hospital with over 30 years of service. She enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family. There will be no visitation or service at Virginia’s request. Memorial contributions may be sent to In Touch Hospice at PO Box 1173 Somerset, PA 15501. Arrangements by MILLER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, SOMERSET.

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HARRILL

Hilda V. Harrill, 90, of Meyersdale, formerly of New Centerville, passed on October 11, 2014 at Meyersdale Medical Center.  She was born June 10, 1924 in Fayette County, and is preceded in death by her daughter Avalaun Doyle and son-in-law Hubert D. Ansell.  Hilda is survived by her husband Thornton Boge Harrill of Golden Living Center, Meyersdale; children Tolliver B. Harrill of Manning, SC, Deanie Ansell of Englewood, FL, Linda Peck of Friedens, and Donald Harrill of Meyersdale; 9 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.  A memorial service will be held at a later date.  Arrangements by MILLER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, SOMERSET.

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