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7/28/2015
MARY JONES, 85
ROBINSON-LYTLE'S OF INDIANA
  Mary E. Jones, 85, of Indiana, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2015, at Beacon Ridge.   A daughter of the late Curtis and Belle Lewis Bellman, she was born Sept. 21, 1929 in Akron, Ohio.   Mrs. Jones was a homemaker and helped her husband on the farm.  She was a member of Crete Presbyterian Church, where she taught Sunday school, helped with bible school and served as an Elder and a Deacon.  Mrs. Jones was a member of the Missionary Society, and a lifetime member of the V.F.W. Post 1989 Ladies Auxiliary.  Mrs. Jones enjoyed cooking and baking.  She was the glue of the family.   She is survived by a daughter: Kathy Jones Boyer and husband Joseph, of Indiana; four siblings: Russell Bellman, Mildred Bellman Semsick, Robert Bellman and Alice Bellman Semsick; seven grandchildren: Pamela Anderson Faris and husband David; Brian David Anderson, Corey Joseph Boyer, Corinne Boyer Miller and husband Shawn; Trisha Boyer Thomas, Michael Paul Jones and wife Anne; and Amanda Jones Sleigh and husband Al; 13 great-grandchildren: Ethan Boyer, Esme Boyer, Eva Miller, Nathan Faris, Morgan Faris, Grant Miller, Gabe Sleigh, Wil Jones, Dan Jones, Rayna Sleigh, Zachary Miller, Elizabeth Thomas, Caleb Sleigh and ...
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7/28/2015
WALLACE FLEMING, 95
ROBINSON-LYTLE'S OF INDIANA
Wallace Lavern Fleming, 95, of Indiana, passed away, Monday, July 27, 2015, at Bethany Place.   He was the son of the late Arthur G. and Hazel Peterman Fleming and was born Oct. 20, 1919, in Armstrong Township, Indiana County.   Mr. Fleming was a lifetime member of the Curry Run Church.  His employment included over 10 years for Williamson Shaft & Construction and over 30 years as a mechanic in the mines at Barnes & Tucker, retiring in 1975.  Wally married Evelyn Flo Buchanan on July 3, 1941 and she preceded him in death on January 5, 2002.  He was an avid hunter and outdoorsman and enjoyed watching sports, especially baseball.  His club memberships included the F.O.E. Lodge 1468, charter member of the Shelocta Sportsman’s Club, and a lifetime member of the B.P.O.E Lodge 931.   Survivors include a sister, Viona Sesti, of Indiana; several nieces and nephews, and good friend, Bill Ager.   In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife; two brothers: Leonard and Roy E. Fleming; a sister, Ruth Cunningham; an infant sister, Betty Louise Fleming; and a sister-in-law, Mabel Fleming.   Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and ...
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7/28/2015
MARY GEORGE, 92
BOWSER-MINICH FUNERAL HOME IN INDIANA
  MARY R. GEORGE, AGE 92 OF INDIANA, DIED JULY 26TH ATINDIANAREGIONALMEDICALCENTER. Friends of Mary George will be received Wednesday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Bowser-Minich Funeral Home inIndiana, where a funeral service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. Interment will be made in Greenwood Cemetery in Indiana.
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7/27/2015
DOROTHY GEORGE, 85
BOWSER-MINICH FUNERAL HOME IN INDIANA
  DOROTHY P. GEORGE,AGE 85 OF SHELOCTA, DIED JULY 26TH AUPMCPRESBYTRIANHOSPITAL INPITTSBURGH. Friends of Dorothy George will be received Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Bowser-Minich Funeral Home  inIndiana. A Memorial service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. atCalvaryBaptistChurch in Clymer, Interment will be made in theUnionCemetery in Shelocta.  
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7/27/2015
VICTOR McGEARY, 88
RAIRIGH-BENCE FUNERAL HOME OF INDIANA
  VICTOR EUGENE “GENE” McGEARY, AGE 88 OF INDIANA, DIED JULY 25TH ATST. ANDREW’S VILLAGE. Friends of “Gene” McGeary will be received Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Rairigh-Bence Funeral Home inIndiana. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday at 10 a.m. at St. Bernard of Clairvaux Roman Catholic Church. Enombment will be at the St. Bernard Mausoleum.
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7/24/2015
JOHN PAPPAL, 93
John Pappal, 93 of Indiana, Pa, formally of Dixonville, Pa went to be with our Lord at the Indiana Regional Medical Center Hospice care on July 22, 2015Born on January 21, 1922 in Bakerton, PA to the late Stephen and Anastasia (Najda) Pappal.Mr. Pappal is a veteran of WWII, Army infantry and fought on the front lines in the Battle of the Bulge among other major battles. He received the Purple Heart and Bronze Star for his service. He was a patriot and proud to be an American, flying the flag at every opportunity. After 15 years in the coal mines, he worked at Greensteel Incorporation in Dixonville, until he retired in 1987.Mr. Pappal was a member of the American Legion, Clymer Pa and was the oldest member of the St John Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Dixonville, Pa where he served on the board in several capacities over the years. John had a wonderful sense of humor with a contagious laugh and a great love of Polkas and country music. He was loved by all that knew him. John enjoyed playing with his grand and great grandchildren, woodworking, jig saw puzzles and helping his wife make rugs....
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7/24/2015
MILDRED I. "SIS" PUSHNIK, 95
Mildred I. “Sis” Pushnik, 95, formerly of Homer City died July 23, 2015 at Bethany Place, Indiana, PA   She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Elizabeth (Jones) Medvide and was born December 18, 1919 in Luciusboro, Pennsylvania.  She was employed as a seamstress by Indiana Sportswear for 22 years and was a member of Hope Lutheran Church, Homer City and the Homer City Senior Citizens Group.   Mildred is survived by two sons, Joseph F., of Irwin, PA and George and wife Susie, of Indiana; one grandchild.  She is also survived by her sister, Kathryn  Medvide, of Greensburg and her brother, Thomas Medvide, of Indiana.    In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George “Lace” Pushnik, her son, Joseph F. Pushnik, one brother William and two sisters, Walsene Hipp and Helen Mari.   Friends will be received Sunday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the C. Frederick Bowser Funeral Home, Homer City where services will be held Monday morning at 11:00 AM with Rev. Stephen Bond, Officiating.  Interment to follow in the Greenwood Cemetery.
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7/22/2015
SHIRLEY McNAMARA, 85
RAIRIGH-BENCE FUNERAL HOME OF INDIANA
  SHIRLEY JEAN (MacDONALD) McNAMARA, AGE 85 OF PAPILLION, NEBRASKAAND FORMERLY OF INDIANA, DIED JULY 20TH AT HILLCREST COTTAGES. Friends of Shirley McNamara will be received Monday from 10 to 11 a.m. the time of the funeral service, at the Rairigh-Bence Funeral Home of Indiana. Entombment will be made at the Mausoleum at St. Bernard Cemetery in Indiana.
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7/22/2015
WILLIAM HOVIS, 89
ROBINSON-LYTLE'S OF INDIANA
  William W. Hovis, 89, of Indiana, passed away Tuesday, July 21, 2015, at Indiana Regional Medical Center.   A son of the late Allen P. and Berniece Walter Hovis, he was born April 18, 1926, in Wilkinsburg.   Mr. Hovis was a graduate of Indiana High School and a member of Calvary Presbyterian Church.  In 1946, he purchased the former Archie Nickel farm in Indiana and has been farming ever since.  He was a history buff and a fan of Pirates baseball and Steelers football.  Mr. Hovis enjoyed reading, doing crossword puzzles, gardening, farming and animals.   He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Helen Brown Hovis, of Indiana; two daughters: Christine Hovis Sukel, of Chagrin Falls, OH; and Kathryn Hovis-Younger and husband Todd, of Locke, NY; a cousin, Mary Lou Ubben and husband Roger, of Mechanicsburg; five grandchildren: Zachary, Griffin, and Spencer Sukel and Eleanor and Abigail Younger; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.   He was preceded in death by his parents.   Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Robinson-Lytle, Inc., where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday with the Rev. Dr. ...
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7/22/2015
VIRGIL BLACK, 71
ROBINSON-LYTLE'S OF INDIANA
  Virgil Black, 71, of Indiana, passed away Sunday, July 19, 2015, at his residence.   A son of the late Lawrence Black and Rosetta Lydic Black Stiffler, he was born March 7, 1944 in Indiana.   Mr. Black served in the National Guard for 14 years.  He was part of the coffee group at Valley Dairy and Perkins and he enjoyed fishing, people watching, storytelling and spending time with his family.    He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Nancy J. Heidish Black, of Indiana; four children: Richard Black of Elyria, OH; Christy Barron, of Indiana; Michael Black, of Pittsburgh and Amanda Meuser and husband Mark, of McIntyre; two brothers: John C. Black and wife Dotty, of Indiana; Eugene Stiffler and wife Cheryl, of Indiana; a sister, Jeane Marshall, of Shelocta; nine grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.   In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Virgil Allen Black and a brother, Robert “Ben” Black.   There will be no visitation.  A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 26 at Grace United Methodist Church with _________ officiating.   In lieu of flowers, the family kindly suggests contributions ...
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