Archive - 2011
Nardino J. Manno, age 92, of 218 Euclid Ave., Ridgway, passed away peacefully Tuesday evening, Jan. 18, 2011, at Pinecrest Manor following a brief illness. He was born July 30, 1918, in Ridgway, son of the late Anastasio and Carmella (Loiacono) Manno.
James Vincent Marcolivio, 89, of Hermitage Hills Blvd., Hermitage, died peacefully at 4:08 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011 in Nugent Convalescent Home, Hermitage, with his family at his side.
Mr. Marcolivio was born July 6, 1921, in Ridgway, the son of the late Giuseppe and Michalina Lemongelli Marcolivio.
Elaine M. Young, age 80, of Third Avenue, Johnsonburg, died Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011 at DRMC after a lengthy illness.
She was born March 29, 1930 in Endicott, N.Y., to Metro and Mary (Wolfe) Kelemecz, deceased.
On May 24, 1952, she married George â€śTootâ€ť Young in Endicott, N.Y.; he preceded her in death March 14, 2009.
A high school graduate of Endicott, N.Y., she was a homemaker and member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Born and raised in Endicott, N.Y., she lived in Johnsonburg since 1952.
James Ruel Cristini, 67, of North Broad Street, Ridgway, died Friday, Jan. 14, 2011 at his home after a lengthy illness.
He was born Dec. 20, 1943 in Brockport, son of James Cristini of Brockport and the late Virginia (Zimmerman) Cristini.
He married Linda (Hooven) Cristini, who survives.
Cristini served in the U.S. Army. He was employed as a tool and die maker for local manufacturing for 43 years, retiring from Clarion Sintered in 2008.
He was a member of the Ridgway American Legion and VFW. Born and raised in Brockport, he had been a Ridgway resident since 1964.
Dorothy R. Wingard, age 58, a resident at Highlandview Health Care Center in Brockway, died Jan. 15, 2011, at Highlandview.
She was born Jan. 11, 1953, in DuBois, daughter of Vern and Amaryllis Seyler Bloom.
She was married to Richard Wingard, he preceded her in death Nov. 1, 1990.
She was a member of the Bible Fellowship Church at Chestnut Grove.
Dorothy enjoyed crocheting and animals, and she was a homemaker.
Mary M. Chirillo, age 88, of 422 Oak St., Ridgway, died Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011, at her residence surrounded by her loving family and friends.
Janice E. Shope, 71, of 1020 LeMans Rd., St. Marys, died Wednesday morning, Jan. 12, 2011 at her residence.
She was born Nov. 15, 1939, in Daguschonda, daughter of the late Ralph and Ruth Yonker Gorton.
On Sept. 6, 1958, in St. Benedict's Church in Daguschonda, she married David A. Shope, who survives.
She was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Ridgway High School, Class of 1957. She was employed at the St. Marys Job Center for over 18 years, retiring in 2000.
Mary Ann Simchick, 76, of 321 Woodland Ave., Johnsonburg, died Tuesday evening, Jan. 11, 2011, at Bradford Regional Medical Center in Bradford following a short illness.
She was born Dec. 13, 1934 in Johnsonburg, daughter of the late Frank and Rose Budzinski Kissel.
On June 16, 1956 in Holy Rosary Church, Johnsonburg, she married Joseph L. Simchick, who preceded her in death on May 4, 2006.
She resided in Johnsonburg all her life and graduated from Johnsonburg High School in 1954.
Willis E. "Bill" Simon, age 82, of 501 High St., Johnsonburg, died suddenly Monday, Jan. 10, 2011, following a lengthy illness.
He was born Dec. 16, 1928, in Johnsonburg, son of Russell and Helen Myers Simon. On Aug. 7, 1948, he married Lucy Paladino in Holy Rosary Church, Johnsonburg; she survives.
A 1946 Johnsonburg Area High School graduate, he received a degree in instrumentation from the International Correspondence School.
Jane E. Gausman, 59, of 872 Brusselles St., St. Marys, died Friday, Jan. 7, 2011 at the Life Care Hospital in Pittsburgh after a lengthy illness.
She was born June 4, 1951 in Genesee, daughter of the late Earl and Leota Holt Truax.
On July 4, 1971, in Genesee, she married Joseph R. Gausman, who survives.
She was a graduate of Northern Potter High School, Class of 1971. She had been a resident of St. Marys for the past 41 years.