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April 8th

Earl E. Robertson Jr.

April 8, 2012

Earl E. Robertson Jr., 88, of Elk Haven Nursing Home, and formerly of Ridgway and Bethel Park, Pa., died on Friday, April 6, 2012 at Elk Haven Nursing Home following a lengthy illness.
He was born Feb. 27, 1924 in Wilkinsburg, a son of the late Earl E. and Martha G. Holiday Robertson Sr.
On March 17, 1948 in Pittsburgh, he married the late Victorine Walter Robertson, who preceded him in death on Aug. 7, 2010.

April 6th

Janice J. Casolo

April 6, 2012

Janice J. Casolo, 76, of 502 Dewey St., Ridgway, died, Wednesday, April 5, 2012 at Elk Regional Health Center.
She was born Aug. 16, 1935, in Ridgway, the daughter of Joseph and Kathryn Wilson Papa. She married Joseph M. Casolo, who predeceased her on Jan. 24, 2005.
Mrs. Casolo was a lifelong Ridgway resident. She was a member of St. Leo’s Catholic Church. She was an active member of the Ridgway Catholic Daughters of America. She enjoyed reading, quilting, and being with her family, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She retired from Quality Components after 38 years of service.

April 5th

Dawn E. Baker

April 5, 2012

Dawn E. Baker, 49, of 106 Abbot Rd., St. Marys, died Wednesday, March 4, 2012 at her residence following an illness of the past several months.
She was born July 29, 1962 in Ridgway, daughter of the late Robert and Marion Stewert Hoffman.
She was a lifelong resident of the area and a graduate of Johnsonburg High School, Class of 1980. She was employed at MPP in St. Marys.

Eva M. Avery

April 5, 2012

Eva M. Avery, age 99, formerly of 2678 Montmorenci Rd., Ridgway, died Wednesday evening, April 4, 2012, at Hartland of Mentor in Mentor, Ohio.
She was born Jan. 29, 1913, in Bells Landing, Clearfield County, daughter of the late J.J. and Della (Hoover) Ferringer. She married Leonard C. Avery on June 28, 1938, he preceded her in death on Dec. 11, 1981.

Noah R. DiNardo

April 5, 2012

Noah R. DiNardo passed away suddenly at his residence in New Britain on Tuesday, April 3, 2012. He was 85.
Born in Johnsonburg, he was the son of the late Ralph and Serafina (Marrone) DiNardo. Noah was the loving husband of Mary Louise (Dattoli) DiNardo for 52 years and dedicated father of Paul DiNardo (Teresa) of Hillsborough, Calif. and Stephen DiNardo (Laura) of Plumsteadville. Also surviving are his siblings, Dominic A. DiNardo and Almerinda DiNardo Ewing and his beloved grandchildren Christopher, Alexander, Michael, Kristen, Justin and Katherine DiNardo.

April 4th

Paul L. Schmiedel

April 4, 2012

Paul L. Schmiedel, 96, of Bisbee, Ariz., formerly of Momence, Ill. and Elmira, N.Y. passed from this life on March 30, 2012.

April 3rd

Ruth B. Weisenfluh

April 3, 2012

Ruth B. Weisenfluh, 86, of Marienville, died Tuesday morning, April 3, 2012 at the Golden Living Center in Clarion.
Born Sept. 8, 1925 in Ridgway, she was the daughter of the late Clair O. and Elberta Penfield Raybuck.
She graduated in 1942 from Ridgway High School.
Mrs. Weisenfluh was a member of the Ridgway United Church of Christ.
Ruth was a homemaker and enjoyed taking car rides.
She worked as a nurse in the Ridgeway area.
She married Donald Weisenfluh on December 28, 1945 in Ridgway, and he preceded her in death on July 15, 2003.

Dr. Frederick L. “Fred” Hoover D.C. Jr.

April 3, 2012

Dr. Frederick L. “Fred” Hoover D.C. Jr., 81, of DuBois, passed away on Thursday, March 29, 2012 at his home.
He was born on Aug. 21, 1930 in Clearfield, the son of Frederick Logan Hoover, Sr. and Mildred (Walker) Hoover.
Dr. Hoover graduated from the Pennsylvania State University with a bachelor’s degree in Agriculture and the Palmer Chiropractic College in Davenport, Iowa.
He was very dedicated to his profession and helped many people at his practice, throughout his more than 55 years of service.
Dr. Hoover was protestant by faith.

April 2nd

Jane G. Sorg

April 2, 2012

Jane G. Sorg, 89, of 561 Rock St., St. Marys, died Sunday, April 1, 2012 at Elk Haven Nursing Home following a brief illness.
She was born March 9, 1923 in St. Marys, daughter of the late Herman and Genevieve Mayer Gregory. She was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Central Catholic High School, Class of 1941.
On Oct. 12, 1948 in the St. Mary’s Church, she married Paul J. Sorg, who preceded her in death on May 25, 1990.

Michael J. Zwald

April 2, 2012

Michael J. Zwald, 39, of 35 South St., Ridgway, died Sunday, April 1, 2012 at Elk Regional Health Center following an industrial accident.
He was born July 27, 1972 in St. Marys, the son of W. James and Sandra Salter Zwald, who survive, of St. Marys. On July 11, 1998 in the Queen of the World Church, he married April M. Whiteman, who survives.

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