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Josephine E. May

April 3, 2020


 May, Josephine E., ”Josie”, 92, of Johnstown, passed away peacefully on April 3, 2020, at Conemaugh Medical Center. Born on May 4, 1927, in Johnstown. Daughter of the late William and Lillian (Tantlinger) Buzzard.. Also preceded in death by husband, Reed M. May; and son, Reed “Skipper” May Jr. and 12 siblings. Survived by son, Dennis W., married to the former Kathleen M. Janisko, Greensburg, PA; grandchildren, Reed (Robin) May III, Johnstown, Michelle (Joe) Androstic, Greensburg, PA, and Michael May, Greensburg, PA; great grandchildren, Bree May, Johnstown, Reed May IV, Johnstown, Luke and Kaylee Androstic, Greensburg, PA; brother, Wm “Spike” Spiker; sister, Esther Lint, Florida; and many nieces, nephews and  friends. She was a member of Moxham Church of the Brethren. She loved her entire family, especially grandchildren and great grandchildren. Josie was proud of being a Gold Star Mother.  Because of the present health concerns a private viewing and service will be held at Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland.  Pastor Daniel Rhodes and Rev. William Wenger, officiating. Interment will be at Richland Cemetery. In memory of Josie, please donate to the charity of your choice. (Online condolences may be posted to

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