Archive - 2013
PINE TWP. â€“Â Four Ridgway residents were severely injured in a two-vehicle crash in Clearfield County on Saturday afternoon.
According to the Clearfield-based state police, the crash occurred at 2:10 p.m. on Saturday on state Route 153 in Pine Township, Clearfield County as a 2007 GMC Sierra operated by Robert Wiseman, 44, of Hyde, was traveling southbound and a 2001 Mercury Grand Marquis operated by Rebecca Towne, 48, of Ridgway, was traveling northbound.
John R. Dowie, 66, of 133 Fairview Rd., Kersey, died Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, at the UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh.
He was born June 23, 1947 in St. Marys, son of the late Robert G. and Leah M. Spuller Dowie. He was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of St. Marys Public High School, Class of 1965. He was a retired employee of the Pennsylvania Game Commission, retiring in 2003 after 34 years of service.
Angela DeAngelo was crowned as the 2013 Ridgway Area High School Homecoming Queen Friday night during halftime of the varsity football game between Ridgway and Elk County Catholic. DeAngelo was escorted by Dustin Cowan.
Cecelia F. Spowal, age 74, of 5298 Ridgway-Johnsonburg Rd., Johnsonburg, died Friday afternoon, Sept. 20, 2013 at her residence following a short illness.
She was born on May 30, 1939 in Johnsonburg, daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret Addeo Marrone.
She Joseph F. Spowal Sr. on Nov. 21, 1970 in Johnsonburg. He died May 22, 2012.
She resided in Johnsonburg all her life.
She graduated from Johnsonburg High School in 1957 and then graduated from Ora Jean Beauty School in Erie.
Dorothy Carolyne Duke Gray Dollinger, 87, of 891 Shelvey Summit Rd., Ridgway, and formerly of Main Street, Kersey, died Thursday evening, Sept. 19, 2013, at her home following a lengthy illness.
She was born June 2, 1926 in Goshen, daughter of the late Daniel Duke and Ada Shovestul. She was a graduate of Clearfield High School, Class of 1944, and had been a resident of the area since 1944. She was a retired employee of Exotic Metals (Metaldyne).
David Carlyle Kirkland, age 81, of 12219 Shanley Hill, Hallton, died unexpectedly on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013 at the DuBois Regional Medical Center.
He was born Feb. 18, 1932, at the Shanley Homestead, Shanley Hill, Hallton, Pennsylvania, one of three children to Virginia Shanley and Claude Kirkland.
David married his beloved Frances J. Henry on Nov. 23, 1957, and they had been married for 56 years.
Ridgway's first home game at Memorial Field in Ridgway turned out to be a successful one for the Elkers as Ridgway won 28-8 over Elk County Catholic Friday in the AML South Division opener for both teams.
Ridgway ran for 331 yards in the win with Cole Myers and Sam Delhunty both going over 100 yards rushing.
Michael Anthony Quattrone, age 54, of 243 West Main St., Ridgway, died unexpectedly on Tuesday morning, Sept. 17, 2013 at his residence.
He was born Nov. 12, 1958 in Ridgway, son of Frank (Chick) and Josephine Quattrone Jr.
He had resided in Ridgway all of his life and was a member of St. Leo Catholic Church, a member of Boy Scout Troop 93 and served as an EMT with the Ridgway Ambulance. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved to fish and hunt. He had been employed by Metaldyne for 15 years.
Mary Lou Eckert, age 85, a resident of Baton Rouge, La. died on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013 at Sunrise Assisted Living of Baton Rouge.
Lou was a loving and dedicated mother who will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
Jean M. Parmigiani, 74, formerly of 122 Center St. St. Marys died early Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 at Elk Haven Nursing Home. She was born April 15, 1939 in Ridgway, daughter of the late Joseph and Angela (Agosti) Parmigiani. She was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church in Kersey. She had been employed by Stackpole Carbon for 28 years.