Archive - Obituary
November 10th, 2010
Ida J. Allegretto, 86, of 814 Spruce St., Johnsonburg, died Tuesday morning, Nov. 9, 2010, at Elk Regional Health Center in St. Marys following a short illness.
She was born on July 18, 1924 in Johnsonburg, daughter of the late Andrew and Stella Gorna Mrofchinski. She married Theodore "Ted" Allegretto on Jan. 30, 1946, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 16, 1994.
She resided in Johnsonburg most of her life. She also resided in Buffalo, N.Y. for a brief time. She graduated from Johnsonburg High School in 1942.
Roberta A. Swanson, 58, of 182 Dagus Mines Rd., Dagus Mines, died Sunday, Nov. 7, 2010 at her residence.
She was born Jan. 13, 1952 in Dagus Mines, daughter of the late Robert G. and Rose Ann Spangler Dinsmore.
She was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of St. Marys Area High School and a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford. She was an employee of the Dickinson Mental Health Center. She was a Catholic by faith and an active member of the Kersey Eagles #727 and the Dagus Mines American Legion Post #511.
Helen M. Pavlock, 88, of 209 Glen Mayo, Johnsonburg, died Thursday evening, Nov. 4, 2010 at Elk Regional Health Center in St. Marys.
She was born on Dec. 23, 1921 in Cleveland, Ohio, daughter of the late Louis and Mary Machcoviak Majewski.
On Oct. 25, 1941, she married Bernard R. Pavlock, who preceded her in death on Oct. 24, 1988.
Michael J. Gelsick, 82, formerly of Wilcox, died Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010, in the Elk Haven Nursing Home, St. Marys.
He was born Nov. 27, 1927, in Rasselas, son of the late Peter and Katherine Gomola Gelsick.
Barbara A. Wantuck, 68, of 1280 Lockes Hill Rd., Wilcox, died early Saturday morning, Oct. 30, 2010, at Elk Regional Health Center, St. Marys, following a brief illness.
She was born Dec. 31, 1941, in Lawton, OK, daughter of the late Richard T. and Betty Decker Benson.
On Sept. 1, 1962, in Honolulu, HI, she married William Thomas Wantuck, who survives.
Dale E. "Homer" Reed, 58, of 64 Station Rd., Daguscahonda, died unexpectedly on Friday, Oct. 29, 2010 in Jones Township, Elk County.
He was born March 5, 1952 in Bradford, a son of the late Melvin and Viola Beck Reed.
Dale was a lifelong resident of the area.Â He graduated from SMAHS, Class of 1970, and worked for many years at Airco Carbon Company.Â He enjoyed motorcycles and spending time with his dog, Sam.Â He also enjoyed going to camp, hunting and fishing.
June Yetzer, 80, of 168 Queens Rd., died Thursday afternoon, Oct. 28, 2010 at Elk Regional Health Center following a lengthy illness.
She was born Aug. 10, 1930 in Montgomery, AL, a daughter of the late Anderson and Daisy Bodiford Hall. On July 13, 1963, in St. Marys, she married James Yetzer, who survives.
Douglas D. Handley, age 56, of 1305 Front St., Ridgway, died Wednesday afternoon at his residence following a lengthy illness. He was born Sept. 12, 1954 in Arlington, Va. son of the late Charles L. and Faith E. (Hoisington) Handley. He had resided in Ridgway for most of his life and was a former Lowell, Vt. resident. He was Methodist by faith and was a member of the Ridgway Odd Fellows Lodge #969. He was a 1972 graduate of North County Union High School in Newport, Vt. He had been employed by the Ridgway Borough for the last 13 years.
Louise M. Servideo, 95, of Blue Ridge Christian Home, Bealeton, Va., died Wednesday evening, Oct. 27, 2010, following a lengthy illness.
She was born Sept. 29, 1915 in Pittsfield, Mass., daughter of the late Bruno and Rose Cattropa Tucci.
She married Joseph G. Servideo on Sept. 25, 1938. He preceded her in death on May 15, 1971. She later married Charles Blochberger in 1996, and he preceded her in death in 2003.
James E. "Jim" Howard, 71, of 17 Klondike Rd., Johnsonburg, died Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010 at his residence following a lengthy illness.
He was born Oct.11, 1939 in Olean, NY, son of the late Ralph E. and Julia M. Oviatt Howard.
He married Janet Pearl Sample on Aug. 23, 1958. She preceded him in death on Feb. 4, 1988. On March 15, 1991, he married Kathryn Allegretto Valentine, who survives.