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Edward L. Niessner

d. October 14, 2018

Niessner, Edward L., 81, of Richland. Died Oct. 14, 2018, at Windber Hospice. Born October 22,1936 in Johnstown. Son of the late Albert F. and Annamarie (Miller) Niessner. Survived by Loving wife of 59 years Patricia A. (Ingavo) Niessner; Children: Scott (Alicia) Niessner, Steven Niessner, Victoria (Gary) Hutchison, Robert (Brenda) Niessner and Lisa Niessner; Grand Children: Scott Niessner Jr., Troy (Ranelle) Niessner, Nicole (Brett) Herberger, Kara Niessner, Nathan Niessner, Mindy (Will) Niessner, Garrett (Verica) Hutchison, Luke (Kristan) Niessner, Travis Niessner, Eddy Niessner, Steven MacArthur, Abby Niessner, Hailee Niessner and Logan Niessner; Also 11 Great grandchildren. A 1955 graduate of Johnstown Catholic High School. Edward served in the US Navy. Member of St. Benedict Catholic Church, Geistown. Edward was self employed in several businesses. In later years Edward drove tour buses for Lodestar and Blue and White bus lines. Long time member of Johnstown Moose. Friends received 6-8 PM Thursday at Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland, where Vigil Service will be held. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 AM Friday at St. Benedict Church. Fr. David S. Peles, Pastor. Committal at St. Anthony Cemetery, Geistown. (Online condolences may be posted to

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