February 21st, 2011
Charles Raymond Carlson, 95, of 356 Toby Rd., Kersey, died Sunday evening Feb. 20, 2011 at the Lutheran Home in Kane.
He was born Dec. 13, 1915 in Shawmut, son of the late Carl J. and Ida (Peterson) Carlson.
In August of 1962, he married Marie Schreiber of Toby, who preceded him in death on Dec. 27, 2010.
ST. MARYS â€“ The Elk County Catholic Crusaders won the Allegheny Mountain League boys basketball championship with a 65-55 victory over Ridgway Saturday night in the "Dutch Oven" at St. Marys Area High School.
It is Elk County Catholic's second consecutive league championship and capped a week in which the Crusaders defeated Brookville, Bradford, DuBois Central Catholic and Ridgway.
Harold J. â€śHarryâ€ť Trievel, 76, of 531 85th Ave. N., St. Petersburg, FL, died Thursday, February 17, 2011 at Northside Hospital in St. Petersburg.
He was born Dec. 22, 1934, in Philadelphia, son of the late Harold M. and Rose M. Higgins Trievel.
On July 12, 1958, he married Concilia M. Martino, who preceded him in death on July 14, 2007.
Phyllis M. Kerr, 86, of 509 Woodland Ave., Johnsonburg, died Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011 at Pinecrest Manor in St. Marys following a lengthy illness.
She was born Feb. 26, 1924, in Johnsonburg, daughter of the late Edward and Anna Mullen Haser.
She married John L. Kerr on June 21, 1947 in Holy Rosary Church in Johnsonburg. He died on Oct. 1, 1998.
She resided in Johnsonburg all her life and graduated from Johnsonburg High School in 1942.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Max Zimmerman would never again have the same opportunity that he was presented with Thursday night; Senior Recognition Night, the last dual match of the season and the opportunity to come away with his 100th high school victory on his home mat.
The star senior grappler from Paper City didn't disappoint, grappling his way to a victory by fall over Clarion's Rick Elliot at the 1:23 mark of the second period.
Carl W. Wildfire, 83, of 114 Cherry Rd., Kersey, died Tuesday morning, Feb. 15, 2011 at the Elk Regional Health Center after an illness of the past year.
He was born Sept. 30, 1927 in Kersey, son of the late Alois and Charlotte Benson Wildfire. In February 1952, in the St. Boniface Church, he married Elizabeth â€śBettyâ€ť L. Woodley, who survives.
He was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Kersey High School, Class of 1944. He was a retired employee of the Stackpole Carbon Co., retiring in 1987 after over 45 years of service.
Russell Adelbert Bundy, age 80, of 56 McLaughlin Rd., died Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011 at his residence.
He was born Dec. 14, 1930, in Brockport, son of Rueben and Emma Fossler Bundy. On Aug. 30, 1950, he Mabel Rogers; she died Dec. 21, 2006 and they enjoyed 56 years of marriage.
He was a member of the Brockport United Methodist Church where he was active for most of his life.
Catherine Mary (Verbeck) Piccirillo, 96, a resident of Pinecrest Manor in St. Marys (formerly of Ridgway), died Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011.
She was born March 5, 1914 in Medix Run, Benezette Township, the daughter of Adiel and Mary (Lynch) Verbeck.
At an early age she moved to Ridgway with her family. On Jan. 5, 1931 she married Clyde Piccirillo, who preceded her in death on Jan. 26, 1977.
HERSHEY â€“ Ridgway wrestling may not have come away with any dual victories Friday.
The Elkers still leave with the satisfaction of being among the last 10 teams left in the state tournament this year.
Ridgway finished 0-2 in the second day of the PIAA Team Wrestling Championship, falling in the consolation round 41-18 to Pen Argyl.
Ridgway opened up action in the state quarterfinal with a 39-27 loss to Towanda Friday afternoon.
Samuel T. "Tom" Mills Sr., 87, of Snyder Memorial Personal Care Home, Marienville, formerly of 190 East Ave., Johnsonburg, died on Feb. 10, 2011 at the Snyder Memorial Personal Care Home, following a lengthy illness.
He was born June 29, 1923, in Johnsonburg, son of the late John A. and Helena M. Ames Mills.
He married Mary Kathleen Bowley on Nov. 15, 1945 in St. Anne's Church, Wilcox, who preceded him in death on July 25, 2007.