Bedford Inquirer in Bedford, Pennsylvania
17 Jul 2009

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17 Jul 2009

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Bedford County Inquirer (Newspaper) - July 17, 2009, Bedford, Pennsylvania Friday july 17, 2009 Bedford inquirer Bedford a. Obituaries Robert d. Connelly new Paris Robert d. Connelly 58, of new Paris passed away on july 6, 2009, at Bon Secours in Altoona. He was born on Jan. 9, 1951 in Meadville ore., a son of the late William and Betty Connelly. Robert was the husband of Tonya Ritchey Connelly whom he married on aug 8, 2008. In addition to his wife he is survived by his children Robert John Connelly Oregon Anthony Connelly Oregon Diane Klein Oregon step son Ulyier Hughes new Paris four grandchildren brother William husband of Marlene Connelly Washington Sisters Patty Gill Oregon and Sharon Weddell Oregon. Robert was retired from the . Army where he was a 1st sergeant. He will be dearly missed by All who know him. He will be Laid to rest at the National cemetery in Harris Burg. Arrangements by Edward Blackburn funeral Home Alum Bank. Charles Bush or. Hyndman Charles Bush jr., 84, is Idman went to be with the lord tuesday july 7, 2009, at Wyhs Braddock Campus. Born on dec. 14, 1924, in Cumberland md., he was a son of the late Charles or. And Mable c. Turner Bush. He was also preceded in death by his wife of 41 years Gertrude Benjamin Bush in 1986 and a brother Carl Jake Bush in 2006. He is survived by his wife of 23 years Hazel v. Fichtner Bush a son Charles Bush Iii and wife Sandra of Buffalo Mills a Stepson Raymond h. Browning and wife Patricia of Hurricane . Daughters Jeannette Duvall and husband Donald of Lavale my. Adele c. Mays and husband Ross of Hyndman a brother Donald Bush and wife Nancy of Yanceyville . A sister Ethel c. Goodwin of Raleigh . Three grandchildren three step grandchildren eight great grandchildren and one step great grandchild. Or. Bush served in the . Army air corps during world War ii. He was a retired conductor from the to Railroad after 39 years of dedicated service. He was a member of Grace United methodist Church Hyndman masonic Lodge no. 589 of am Hyndman Londonderry Lions club Hyndman vow Oscar Jordan Post 7375, Hyndman Grange Hyndman cemetery association Hyndman Campground association and he served eight years on the Hyndman Borough Council. Friends will be received at the Harvey h. Zeigler funeral Home inc., 169 Clarence Street Hyndman on Friday july 10, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 . With a masonic service at 8 . A funeral service will be conducted at the funeral Home on saturday july 11, at 11 . With Rev. Lance Tucker officiating. Burial will follow at Hyndman cemetery Hyndman with military honors by the fort Bedford Honor guard. In lieu of Flowers donations May be made to the american cancer society 117 w. Pitt st., Bedford a 15522 or the american heart association 501 Howard ave no. 101, Altoona a. 16601. Hazel m. Truax Justice Breeze Good Hazel m. Truax Justice 91, of Graceville Road Breezewood passed away on wednesday july 8, 2009, at Homewood at Martinsburg. She was born on aug 25, 1917, in Breeze Wood a daughter of the late Thomas a and Nellie a Mellott Truax. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is survived by Many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by the following brother and Sisters Ethel Ritchey Elmer Truax Florence Francisco and Zola Shaffer. She attended Mountain Chapel Brethren in Christ Church Breezewood. She worked during world War ii in an aerobatic factory building planes and later worked at Howard Johnson s in Breezewood As a hostess and cashier. Is. Justice retired from Best form in Johnstown. Hazel enjoyed attending auctions Yard sales and her trips to Wal Mart. Her cats always had a special place in her heart. Friends May Call at the Akers funeral Home 299 Ray town Road Everett on saturday july 11, from 10 . Until the hour of service. A funeral service will be held on saturday july 11, at 11 . In the Chapel at Akers funeral Home Everett with pastor Ronald Hott and pastor Curtis Bryant officiating. Burial will be in Everett cemetery Everett. If friends so desire memorial contributions May be made in memory of is. Hazel Justice to the Mountain Chapel Brethren in Christ Church Breezewood. Frances Larue Whetstone mount pleasant . Frances Larue Mcmullen Whetstone 73, of mount pleasant , died May 17, 2009 As a result of a motor vehicle Accident. She was born on Jan. 4, 1936 in it. Union to the late Jesse and Alverna Wagner Mcmullen. She was raised in Everett by her grandparents the late Crummel and Anna Snow. She attended Everett area schools and had been employed at various restaurants. She was last employed by the Tri county Agency on aging in Bedford. She previously lived in Bedford and Everett before moving to South Carolina. Frances is survived by a son Robert Lingenfelter of South Carolina a daughter Melissa Lingenfelter of South Carolina whom she resided with and Terri Nicole Whetstone Sawyer of Springville Utah a sister Rose Marie Mcmullen Beegle of Las Cruces . Two Brothers John Mcmullen of Al Mirage Ariz. And Jesse Mcmullen of Amarillo Texas. She is also survived by several grandchildren nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents grandparents and two Sisters Bernadine Stahl of Elizabethtown and Anna Dunn of it. Union. There were no services. She was cremated and there will be a Celebration of life in August in it. Pleasant. Edgar c. Weicht Crystal Spring Edgar c. Weicht 79, of Crystal Spring passed away on tuesday july 7, 2009 at pen Knoll Village. He was born on sept. 15, 1929 in Everett a son of the late William And Mae f. Bark Man Weicht. He was United in marriage to the former Vera Ruby Price Weicht. She preceded him in death on nov. 2, 1976. He is survived by the following family three children Sharon e., married to Andrew Wilson Everett Daniel Weicht married to Cindy Clar Everett Samuel l. Weicht married to Janet Sig Leverett longtime companion Virginia Smith of Crystal Spring and her daughters Diane Smith and Friend Mike Ritchey Deborah married to Allen Spade 15 grandchildren Casey Weicht Zane Weicht Joshua Weicht Naomi Weyant Mindi Weicht Veronica Wilson Dustin Wilson Samantha Weicht Alexis Weicht Jason Shaw Bryan Shaw Kelsey Shaw Ashley Smith Renee Spade and Allison Spade 15 great grandchildren who he loved dearly Sisters Martha v. Stocklas new Egypt . Emily Meriwether Yardley Faye r. Smith Annville Donna m. Poor Everett and Barbara a. Crager Orlando Fla. He was preceded in death by a son William a Weicht and the following Brothers and Sisters Iva a Price sgt Ellis a Weicht Charlesw Weicht Zona a White Frances p. Paul Bernard f. Weicht Oscar a Weicht and infant siblings Doris and John or Weicht served in the United states Marine corps having served in Active duty from 1947-1950 and from 1950-1951, he was employed for new Enterprise Stone and Lime Compa  by As a heavy equipment operator for 27 years until his retirement. He was also a self employed logger and Farmer. Or. Weicht was a life member of the Everett american legion Post no. 8. He enjoyed Hunting farming and going to Kelly s with the grandsons. A funeral service will be held on Friday july 10, at 11 . In the Chapel at Akers funeral Home with pastor Curtis Bryant officiating. Friends will be received at the Akers funeral Home 299 Ray town Road Everett on thursday july 9, from 4 to 8 . And on Friday from 10 . Until the hour of service at the funeral Home. Burial will be held on the family farm in West Providence township Everett. If friends so desire memorial contributions May be made in memory of or. Weicht to the american cancer society. John d. Jones Broad top City John d. Jones 72, of Broad top City died at 12 30 . Friday july 10, 2009, at his residence. He was born sept. 9, 1936, in Dudley a son of the late John And Marian Elizabeth Geier Jones. He married Audrey Heath Jones on july 19, 1958, in Mcveytown. In addition to his wife he is survived by a daughter Denise Jones of Seabrook my. Two Brothers Allen Jones and Terry Jones both of Dudley and several nieces and nephews. Or. Jones was a Bank manager at Hollidaysburg Trust and formerly a Bank manager at the 1st National Bank of Maple ton. He was a 1955 graduate of Saxton Liberty High school. He held memberships in the Broad top sportsman association Watson and Black american legion Post 126 in Broad top City the Captain Phillips vow in Saxton and Vas a life member of the . Volunteer fire company. He was of the Catholic Faith. A a a nor or. Jones served in the signal corp in Korea As a member of the . Army during the korean War. There will be Public visitation. Funeral services will be held at 11 . Tuesday july 14, 2009, at the Broad top City . Cemetery with father Bernard White officiating. Interment will be in the Broad top City . Cemetery Broad top City memorial donations May be made to the Broad top City sportsman association for animal feeding or the greater Broad top Parks and recreation association arrangements my Curtis a. Heath funeral Home inc., Broad top City Helen l. Dickinson Saltillo Helen l. Dickinson 81, of Saltillo passed away july 10, 2009 at . Blair Hospital in Huntingdon. She was bom on aug. 12, 1927 in Wells Valley the daughter of the late Harry and Margaret strike Newman. She was married to the late Percy a. Dickinson on oct. 19, 1946, earlier in life Helen was employed by the Stanley company in Chambersburg As a supervisor. For the last ten years Helen worked at for the Southern Huntingdon county school District in the cafeteria Helen was a member of the three Springs United methodist Church in three Springs. Helen is survived by her two sons Gary husband of Julia Dickinson of Apollo and Craig husband of Darlene Dickinson of Shade Gap nine grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. She is also survived by one brother Charlie Newman of Breezewood and one sister Sally Defenderfer of Chambersburg. She is preceded by her parents Harry and Margeret Newman her husband Percy a. Dickinson and one daughter Linda mid Daugh. Funeral services will be held at 2 ., wednesday july 15, 2009 at Kelso Cornelius funeral Home in Mcconnellsburg. Friends May Call from 5 to 8 ., tuesday july 14, 2009 at Kelso Cornelius funeral Home. Interment will be held at Wells Valley United methodist Church cemetery with the Rev. Ken Grunden officiating. In lieu of Flowers memorial contributions May be made to the three Spring United methodist Church. Kelso Cornelius funeral Homes 322 North second Street Mcconnellsburg will be handling the arrangements. Online condolences May be expressed at . Com. Broadband funding applications available Washington . Senator Bob Casey a a announced thursday communities can apply this month for funding to help expand broadband Access. Communities can apply for a portion of the $7.2 billion to expand Access to broadband services included in the american recovery and reinvestment act. These Grants and Loans help individuals in communities with limited internet capabilities Access the information Many of us take for granted Casey said in a news release. I encourage communities from All Over Pennsylvania to apply for this very important funding is available through the department of agriculture Rural utilities service s broadband initiatives program Bip and the department of Commerce National telecommunications information administration s broadband technology opportunities program top. The Bip and top Are competitive programs that provide funding for broadband projects to communities Vith Little or no internet Access. Application submissions for the first of three rounds of funding will open july 14 and close aug. 14. Workshops Are currently being held across the country to inform perspective applicants about available funding and the application process. Casey sent a letter to James Newby acting administrator of Rural development for the department of agriculture and Larry Strickling assistant Secretary and administrator for the National telecommunications information administration requesting that an additional workshop take place in Pennsylvania to better inform potential applicants. For More information visit _ . Bedford county endowments will celebrate its fifth anniversary july 30. The organization will Host a founders Day event at Everett s Tenley Park on july 30 starting at 4 30 . Robert d. Sweet jr., one of the endowment s founders will be honoured and donors will be recognized. The event will be catered by dreamers and include music by new edition tickets Are $25 and Are available by calling Kay Reynolds endowments director at 623-0044, the Bedford county endowments is an affiliate of the Community foundation for the alleghenies which manages corporate institutional family and individual finds and makes Grants to arts education economic development health and human services projects. Mary Helen Mckinney Ensrude Pekin . Mary Helen Mckinney Ensrude 83, of Pekin ., died june 23,2009 at Home. She was born on oct. 3, 1925 in Schellsburg to Elmer and Rhoda Miller Mckinney. Her parents and both Sisters Lorraine Myers and Ruth Kuhna Are All deceased. Vernon her husband also preceded her. She is survived by her daughter Zandra married to Ken Day two grandchildren two great granddaughters All of Boise Idaho. Randy Ensrude her adopted son resides at the Parkview Center in Aneta. She was a life Long member of the Pekin lutheran Church a funeral service was held on june 29, 2009 at the Sheyenne lutheran Church in Pekin . Dora Felix new Paris mrs. Dora a Felix 75, of Felix Road new Paris but formerly of Altoona died at 12 14 ., sunday july 12, 2009 at Windber medical Center. Mrs Felix was bom in Altoona on tuesday oct 3, 1933, the daughter of the late Alvins and Florence m. Black Lloyd. She was an Active member of the Church of 1 Jesus Christ of latter Day saints of Bedford. Dora was twice married first to William Shannon or. Of Bellwood. She then married Homer p. Felix in december of 1984. In addition to her husband Homer of 24 years she is survived by daughter Dora Lynn wife of Ronald ferry Altoona Phyllis j., wife of David Garhart Altoona daughter Cindy a., wife of Bill Burd Altoona son William Shannon or. And wife Suzanne Lilly son Brian p. Shannon Hollidaysburg son Michael a. Shannon and wife Tina Wilmington . Son Gregory d. Shannon Wilmington . Sister Martha Kaufman Altoona brother Richard Lloyd Altoona brother Donald Lloyd Altoona. She is also survived by 17 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren Dora was preceded in death by her oldest son Eugene k. Sharmon in 2001 and two Brothers Alvin and Kenneth Lloyd. A funeral service will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of latter Day saints at 10 30 . On wednesday july 15, 2009 with president Doug Frankenbery and speaker Lanny Gates. Interment at Schellsburg cemetery. Friends Are invited to Call tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 . At Mickle Geisel funeral Home Schellsburg. Online condolences May be expressed at wow. . Tracey Dawn Fessler Todd Tracey Dawn Kuhns Fessler 32, of 17255 Kensinger drive Todd died saturday july 11, 2009 at Nason Hospital roaring Spring. She was born on feb. 27, 1977 in Mcconnellsburg a daughter of Nick Kuhns and Dawn Zdrosky Beaston who preceded her in death. She is also preceded in death by grandparents Michael and Vera Zdrosky formerly of Robertsdale and Paul and Dorothy Kuhns formerly of Black log Valley. On dec. 14, 2007, she married Michael a. Fessler. In addition to her father and step Mother Cindy Black log Valley she is survived by her husband Michael a. Fessler step children Willow Didyk and Denisha Fessler Sisters Tiffany wife of William Gallaher Saxton Laurie wife of Joseph Walker Mcveytown Crystal Dehart Black log Valley Brothers Tyrel Beaston Jason Beaston Brad Beaston All of Lewistown Travis Beaston Saxton Paul Kuhns Black log Valley nephews Lucas and Dylan Gallaher Saxton special aunts Elaine Daughtry Robertsdale Jody Zdrosky Saxton and special Uncle Michael Zdrosky Robertsdale. Tracey was a 1996 graduate of Tussey Mountain High school. She held memberships in the Saxton sportsman association and the Captain Phillips vow Post 4129 in Saxton. During her life Sheet Joyed spending time with her family especially her step children and nephews. She was of the protestant Faith. Funeral services will be held at 1 . Ii essay july 14, 2009 at Curtis a. Heath funeral Home inc., Broad top City a 16621 with pastor Ron Forrester officiating. Friends Are invited to Call monday from 6 to 8 . At Curtis a. Heath funeral Home inc. Burial at Broad Imp City . Cemetery Broad top City. Arrangements by Curtis a. Heath funeral Home inc. In lieu of Flowers memorial contributions May be made to Curtis a. Heath funeral Home . Box 214, Broad top City a 16621 to help defray funeral expenses. Vickie d. Walton Clearville Vickie d. Walton 53, of Clearville passed away on monday july 13, 2009. She was bom on May 14, 1956 at memorial Hospital of Bedford county a daughter of the late Charles h. Cogan and Marjorie Groves Cogan. On May 9, 1974, in Cumberland md., she married Marty r. Walton who survives along with their daughter Marti Dawn May and husband Joseph May of Mcconnellsburg two granddaughters Trinity to and Madison Grace two Sisters Caren s. Beck and husband Daris Beck of Clearville Dianna l. Ciucci of Clearville two Brothers Kevin m. Cogan and wife Sharon Davis Cogan of Clearville Eric p. Cogan of Clearville four nieces Julie Tiffany Erica and Amy two nephews Tyler and Cody and Many Loving nieces and nephews from Marty s family. She was preceded in passing away by a brother in Law Edward Ciucci. Vickie attended Church at the Clearville Union Church and was a homemaker who i oyed outdoor activities including gardening caring for and Riding horses with her husband and she truly enjoyed raising and keeping miniature and toy poodles. A kind and Loving wife Mother and sister Vickie will be greatly missed by All her family and friends. Funeral services will be held thursday july 16, 2009 at 11 . In the Chapel at Dalla Valle funeral service main Street Everett with Rev. Curtis Bryant officiating. Friends May Call at the funeral Home on wednesday from 4 to 8 . And on thursday from 10 . Until the hour of service. Burial will be held at Clearville Union cemetery. If friends so desire memorial contributions May be made to the humane society of Bedford county 1108 Lutz Ville Road Everett a 15537. Replacement of the Eichelberge town Bridge in Hopewell township will begin Thun Day. The state transportation department said replacement of the Bridge Over Bank run will allow traffic to continued on route 26 on a temporary Roadway but traffic on Woodcock Valley Road or 1019 will be detoured. The 10-mile Detour will take Woodcock Valley Road traffic to route 26 and Back to the secondary Road. The Detour Grill be in effect for eight weeks according to Penn Dot. . & d. Enterprises inc. Of new Stanton is the contractor on the $871,118 project that includes some some minor approach work paving and guide rail upgrades. The project is being completed with 80 percent Federal and 20 percent state monies and should be completed by november. The Bridge is one of the 411 Bridges on gov. De Render s program to accelerate work on structurally deficient Bridges across the state

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