Archive - 2011 - Obituary
Agatha D. â€śGayâ€ť Bleggi, 90, of 515 High Ave., St. Marys, died peacefully in her sleep on Wednesday morning, Jan. 19, 2011, at the Elk Haven Nursing Home.
She was born Oct. 8, 1920, in St. Marys, daughter of the late Frank and Lucy Weinzierl Daniels.
On Jan. 14, 1947, in the St. Maryâ€™s Church, she married Leo L. Bleggi, who preceded her in death on June 23, 1962.
Bret P. Cooney, 30, of 9008 Maple St., Pittsburgh, and formerly of Wilcox, died early Thursday morning, Jan. 20, 2011 at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville as the result of a drilling rig accident that occurred Jan. 14 near Scranton.
He was born March 1, 1980 in St. Marys, the son of Charles P. and Jean Bauer Cooney, who survive.
Edith M. Carlson, age 90, of 201 Montmorenci Ave., Ridgway, died Wednesday evening, January 19, 2011 at Pinecrest Manor in St. Marys following a brief illness.
She was born November 25, 1920 in Ridgway, daughter of the late Ben and Jennie (DeMucci) Marzella. She married Bernard Keys Carlson on September 6, 1947, he preceded her in death on April 21, 1981.
She had resided in Ridgway all of her life and was a member of St. Leo Catholic Church. She enjoyed baking, cooking and caring for others. She had been employed by the Ridgway High School for 25 years.
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.