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Archive - 2013 - Obituary

June 13th

Betty Blanche Claire Myers Rhines

June 14, 2013

Betty Blanche Claire Myers Rhines, 92 of Dade City, went to be with her Lord and Savior Monday, May 27, 2013 in Dade City. She was born Feb. 10, 1921 in Ridgway.
Betty was a retired PA School Teacher and attended the First Presbyterian Church in Dade City.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Thomas Henry and Harriett Claire Bowersox Myers; her husband, William C. Rhines; and her brother Charles Myers.

June 12th

Carmela Ann "Melly" Napolitan

June 13, 2013

Carmela Ann "Melly" Napolitan, 83, of Bradford, passed away Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at the BRMC Pavilion in Bradford.
Born May 25, 1930, in Hazel Hurst, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Antoinette Santaniello Napolitan.
Ms. Napolitan was a graduate of Mansfield University and began her teaching career in Savona, N.Y., in 1952. Later she served as an elementary teacher for 42 years in the Bradford Area School District, retiring in 1995.
Carmela was a member of the Retired Teachers' Association and the St. Joseph's Rosary Society.

June 10th

Sean Michael Dailey

June 10, 2013

Sean Michael Dailey of Pittsburgh died peacefully in his home surrounded by immediate family Kara Dailey, Michael Morgan and Mikaya Morgan on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at the age of 8.
Sean had been battling DIPG, a cancerous brain tumor since Aug. 29, 2012. He was under the care of Dr. Regina Jakacki and Dr. Trina Peduzzi, both of Pittsburgh.
He was the cherished son of Kara R. Dailey of Pittsburgh, and his father Jonathon L. Dailey of Marienville; beloved brother of sisters Mikaya Morgan and Kalea-Jo Dailey.

June 9th

Jane A. Barber

June 9, 2013

Jane A. Barber, 66, of 7676 Glen Hazel Road, Rasselas, died on Saturday, June 8, 2013 in the evening at her residence following a lengthy illness.
She was born on June 25, 1946 in Rasselas, daughter of John "Jack" and Carmella M. Allegretto Sample.
On Feb. 25, 1968 in St. Anne's Church in Wilcox she married David C. Barber, who survives.
Jane resided in the Rasselas/Wilcox are all her life and graduated from Johnsonburg High School in 1965
She was a member of the Faith Baptist Church in St. Marys.
Jane had been employed by Windfall Specialty for several years.

June 7th

Grace A. Dietz

June 7, 2013

Grace A. Dietz, 100, of 1529 Front St., Ridgway, died Friday, June 7, 2013, at Elk Haven Nursing Home.
She was born Feb. 26, 1913, in Instanter, the daughter of Leonard and Margaret Kemmer Wright.
She married Carl A. Dietz on Nov. 6, 1937 in St. Leo’s Church, he predeceased her in death on Feb. 5, 2000.

June 3rd

Marigold S. Nelson

June 3, 2013

Marigold S. Nelson, 68, of 102 Center St., Ridgway, passed away, Sunday, June 2, 2013, at home surrounded by her loving family.
She was born March 10, 1945, in Concord, New Hampshire, the daughter of Harry and Shirley Woodworth Brown.
On July 1, 1967, she married John Nelson, he survives.

Edith E. Harriger

June 3, 2013

Edith E. Harriger, 94 was called home to be with the Lord on May 31, 2013. She passed away at home from natural causes. She was born July 1, 1918 in Halton.
Throughout her career, Mrs. Harriger owned a laundromat and a grocery store, ultimately retiring from the Franklin Mint. She retired to Florida in 1980.

May 30th

Charlotte L. Dietrick

May 30, 2013

Charlotte L. Dietrick, 80, of 14903 Boot Jack Rd., Ridgway, died Thursday morning at Elk Haven Nursing Home.
She was born March 29, 1933 in Ridgway, daughter of the late Paul H. and Twila [Davis] Lundin.

May 29th

Grace P. Cassady

May 29, 2013

Grace P. Cassady, 85, of Elk Haven Nursing Home, St. Marys, and formerly of 131 W. Condot Road, St. Marys, died on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at Elk Haven Nursing Home following a lengthy illness.
She was born Feb. 10, 1928 in Ridgway, a daughter of the late Charles and Anna Abplanalp Shilk.
On Sept. 5, 1947 in Cornell, N.Y., she married the late Norbert W. Cassady.

May 27th

Richard Marcel Smith

May 27, 2013

Richard Marcel Smith, 77, of Bridge Street, Johnsonburg, died suddenly at home Friday, May 24, 2013.
He was born on Dec. 30, 1935 in Kane, the son of Dewey Marcel and Linda Wilhelmina (Anderson) Smith. A Johnsonburg resident, he graduated from Wilcox Area High School and Penn State University, with both a Bachelor of Science and a Master’s Degree.
On June 14, 1958, he married Gwendolyn Preston Smith, who passed away March 28, 2010.

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