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Shipman, Ethel, 82, Johnstown, died March 1, 2015, at Meadowview Nursing Facility of Berlin, Somerset. Born July 28, 1932, in Johnstown, to the late William and Rose (Banks) Gethers. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Willie Shipman; sisters, Juanita Hill; Phyllis Hardison; and brothers, Curtis, Chester Glen and William Gethers Jr. Survived by her children, James Shipman, Baltimore, Md.; Christine Stephens, Youngwood; William Shipman, and wife, Helen Durant, State College; and Marion Shipman, Florida; sisters, Glenna Bennett, Johnstown; and Linda Brandon, Johnstown; brothers, Harold Gethers, Florida; and Charles Gethers, Johnstown; grandchildren, Daniel Shipman, and wife, Barbara Vermeulin, New Stanton; Nathan, Jermaine, Jason and Celina Shipman, all of Florida; and Princina and William Shipman Jr., both of Johnstown; and 11 great-grandchildren. Ethel was a member of AME Zion Church. Friends will be received from noon until the time of homegoing service at 2 p.m. Friday, March 6, at Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc., Chandler Ave., the Rev. James Johnson, officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Family Behavioral Resources, 417 Main St., Johnstown, Pa. 15901. Arrangements in care of Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc., 146 Chandler Ave., exclusive provider of “Veterans and Family Memorial Care.” Condolences may be made at HindmanFuneralHomes.com
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