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Archive - Oct 2010

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Barbara A. Wantuck

October 31, 2010

Barbara A. Wantuck, 68, of 1280 Lockes Hill Rd., Wilcox, died early Saturday morning, Oct. 30, 2010, at Elk Regional Health Center, St. Marys, following a brief illness.
She was born Dec. 31, 1941, in Lawton, OK, daughter of the late Richard T. and Betty Decker Benson.
On Sept. 1, 1962, in Honolulu, HI, she married William Thomas Wantuck, who survives.

October 29th

Dale E. "Homer" Reed

October 29, 2010

Dale E. "Homer" Reed, 58, of 64 Station Rd., Daguscahonda, died unexpectedly on Friday, Oct. 29, 2010 in Jones Township, Elk County.
He was born March 5, 1952 in Bradford, a son of the late Melvin and Viola Beck Reed.
Dale was a lifelong resident of the area.  He graduated from SMAHS, Class of 1970, and worked for many years at Airco Carbon Company. He enjoyed motorcycles and spending time with his dog, Sam. He also enjoyed going to camp, hunting and fishing.

October 28th

June Yetzer

October 28, 2010

June Yetzer, 80, of 168 Queens Rd., died Thursday afternoon, Oct. 28, 2010 at Elk Regional Health Center following a lengthy illness.
She was born Aug. 10, 1930 in Montgomery, AL, a daughter of the late Anderson and Daisy Bodiford Hall. On July 13, 1963, in St. Marys, she married James Yetzer, who survives.

Douglas D. Handley

October 28, 2010

Douglas D. Handley, age 56, of 1305 Front St., Ridgway, died Wednesday afternoon at his residence following a lengthy illness. He was born Sept. 12, 1954 in Arlington, Va. son of the late Charles L. and Faith E. (Hoisington) Handley. He had resided in Ridgway for most of his life and was a former Lowell, Vt. resident. He was Methodist by faith and was a member of the Ridgway Odd Fellows Lodge #969. He was a 1972 graduate of North County Union High School in Newport, Vt. He had been employed by the Ridgway Borough for the last 13 years.

Louise M. Servideo

October 28, 2010

Louise M. Servideo, 95, of Blue Ridge Christian Home, Bealeton, Va., died Wednesday evening, Oct. 27, 2010, following a lengthy illness.
She was born Sept. 29, 1915 in Pittsfield, Mass., daughter of the late Bruno and Rose Cattropa Tucci.
She married Joseph G. Servideo on Sept. 25, 1938. He preceded her in death on May 15, 1971. She later married Charles Blochberger in 1996, and he preceded her in death in 2003.

October 27th

James E. "Jim" Howard

October 27, 2010

James E. "Jim" Howard, 71, of 17 Klondike Rd., Johnsonburg, died Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010 at his residence following a lengthy illness.
He was born Oct.11, 1939 in Olean, NY, son of the late Ralph E. and Julia M. Oviatt Howard.
He married Janet Pearl Sample on Aug. 23, 1958. She preceded him in death on Feb. 4, 1988. On March 15, 1991, he married Kathryn Allegretto Valentine, who survives.

James E. “Jim” Howard

October 27, 2010

James E. “Jim” Howard, 71, of 17 Klondike Rd., Johnsonburg, died Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010 at his residence following a lengthy illness.
He was born Oct.11, 1939 in Olean, NY, son of the late Ralph E. and Julia M. Oviatt Howard.
He married Janet Pearl Sample on Aug. 23, 1958. She preceded him in death on Feb. 4, 1988. On March 15, 1991, he married Kathryn Allegretto Valentine, who survives.

October 25th

LaVerne J. "Skinny" Gorske

October 25, 2010

LaVerne J. "Skinny" Gorske, 92, of 426 Willow St., Johnsonburg, died Sunday afternoon, Oct. 24, 2010, at Pinecrest Manor Nursing Home in St. Marys following a short illness.
He was born March 11, 1918 in Erie, son of the late Paul and Agnes Bilgere Gorske. He married Lucille Williams on July 26, 1940 and she preceded him in death on July 15, 1994.

October 24th

Mildred A. Cassels

October 24, 2010

Mildred A. Cassels, 94, of 16678 Boot Jack Rd., Ridgway, died Saturday evening, Oct. 23, 2010, at the DuBois Nursing Home following a brief illness.
She was born Aug. 26, 1916 in Weedville, daughter of the late Henry B. and Lottie M. (McClintick) Wheeler.
She married William (Lorriane) Cassels on Nov. 26, 1935 and he preceded her in death on Sept. 6, 1994.

Dolores A. Roth

October 24, 2010

Dolores A. Roth, age 80, of 514 Ash St., Ridgway, died Sunday morning at Elk Haven Nursing Home following a brief illness. She was born Oct. 7, 1930 in Olean, N.Y., daughter of the late Carl E. and Irene (Heller) Johnson. Following the death of her mother she was raised by her aunt Amanda Irene Johnson. She married Clarence E. (Bush) Roth on July 1, 1955, he preceded her in death on May 22, 2008. She had resided in Ridgway all of her life and was a member of the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, and an 80-year member the American Legion Auxiliary Unit #208.

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