Archive - Oct 3, 2010
Mary S. Frantz, age 58, formerly of 203 West Main St. Ridgway died Friday morning at Pinecrest Manor in St. Marys following a lengthy illness. She was born Oct. 9, 1951 in Johnstown, daughter of the late Elmer D. and Mary H. (Josephson) Knipple. She had resided in Ridgway for the last 26 years and was a member of the Ridgway Church of the Nazarene. She had been employed by the Ridgmont Assisted Living Facility for six years.
Dr. George Albert Rouse, 85, of 1519 Hill St., Ridgway, died Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010, at DuBois Regional Medical Center. He was born Sept. 27, 1925, in Monongahela, son of the late George and Alma Tucker Rouse. In 1955, he married Joan Burglund, who survives. â€¨Dr. Rouse had lived in Ridgway for 45 years. He graduated from Monongahela High School, Class of 1942. He joined the U.S. Navy Air Corp in 1943 and served on the Randolph and Kearsarge aircraft carriers. He attended Pittsburgh University and graduated from the Pitt Dental School in 1953.