Landeros, Ernest H., 93, Johnstown, formerly of Scalp Level, passed away April 29, 2022 at Laurelwood Care Center. Born December 22, 1928 in Punxsutawney, son of the late Henry Sr. and Eva (Laverio) Landeros. Preceded in death by first wife, Christine (Stoyka) Landeros; second wife, Kathryn "Kitty" (Moreland, Thompson, Boyd) Landeros; step daughter, Barbara (Thompson) Domonkos-Bodnar; sister, Esther (Landeros) Bennett; and brother, Henry Landeros Jr. He is survived by nieces and nephews, Marion (Landeros) Carthew; Henry Landeros; Richard Landeros; Lori (Landeros) Huska and Elayne (Bennett) Bruckman; step children, Patricia (Thompson) Montag; Brenda (Thompson) Kuzmiak; Jeffrey Boyd; and Holly (Boyd) Powell; along with many step grandchildren, step great grandchildren. Ernest was a former chef at the Fort Stanwix Hotel; instrumental in opening the Holiday Inn, downtown Johnstown, as Executive Chef. He was a member of the American Hotel Association. Former proprietor of the Tipple Bar and Restaurant, Scalp Level for 34 years, where he was highly noted for his fish fry's and porkette sandwiches. He loved his loyal customers. Ernie was a proud World War II Navy Air Veteran as a crew member of Medium Patrol Bombers, and was a member of the Windber American Legion. Raise a shot glass of Old Grand Dad and sing along with Ern. “I did it, I did it my way". At the request of Ernie, there will be no viewing or service, Cremation arrangements entrusted to Meek & Dalla Valle Funeral Home, Windber. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the West End Improvement Group Fund, in care of the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies, 216 Franklin St. Suite 400 Johnstown, PA 15901. www.meekfuneralhome.com.
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