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July 26th, 2011

Eugene W. Sweeney

July 27, 2011

Eugene W. Sweeney, 90, died Monday, July 11, 2011 after a short illness.
He was born February 20, 1921 to the late Thomas W. and Jane Pick Sweeney in Johnsonburg and attended local schools there.
On February 5, 1946, he married Georgia E. Smith of St. Marys in the St. Mary's Catholic Church.

July 24th

Shirley A. Fabino

July 25, 2011

Shirley A. Fabino, 79, of 155 1/2 Parade St., St. Marys, died Sunday, July 24, 2011, at the home of her daughter Shelley Dush of Washington Street, St. Marys, after a brief illness.
She was born Oct. 7, 1931, in Kane, daughter of the late Hilding and Ruth Sawyers Anderson. On Sept. 24, 1948, in Ridgway, she married Archie J. Fabino, who preceded her in death on Jan. 14,1978.

Mary Lee Bloom

July 25, 2011

Mary Lee Bloom, 55, of 4 Gillouly Ave., Ridgway, died unexpectely Saturday, July 23, 2011, at Elk Regional Health Center.
She was born April 28, 1956, in St. Marys, daughter of the late Robert H. and Loretta Hallinen Nussbaum. In 1975, in Johnsonburg she married Hubert J. Bloom Jr., who survives.
She was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of St. Marys High School, Class of 1974. She was employed as an LPN at Elk Regional Health Center in St. Marys and Ridgway.

Eugene R. "Gene" Brechtel

July 25, 2011

Eugene R. "Gene" Brechtel, 84, of 159 Terra Cotta Rd., Johnsonburg, died Saturday afternoon, July 23, 2011, at Pincrest Manor in St. Marys following a lengthy illness.
He was born Oct. 4, 1926, in Warren, son of the late Eugene F. and Madeline Weidert Brechtel. On April 7, 1948, he married Catherine J. Rezmerski, who died June 17, 1997.

July 21st

Charles J. Yale

July 22, 2011

Charles J. Yale, age 63, of 156 Egypt Rd., Brockway, July 20, 2011, at U.P.M.C. - Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh.
He was born Dec. 26, 1947, in DuBois, son of Velma Yale Holman.
He married Jane Delp on July 7, 1973, she survives.
He was methodist by faith and was a member of both the Brockway and Warsaw Tonwship Sportsmens Clubs. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran having served during the Vietnam Era
He enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his grandchildren. He was retired and was a Boiler Maker for Local 154.

July 20th

Louis J. DiIulio

July 21, 2011

Louis J. DiIulio, age 84, of Sixth Avenue, Johnsonburg, died Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at Elk Regional Health Center of St. Marys after a lengthy illness.
He was born Dec. 12, 1926 in Keystone, son of Armundo and Viola (Cherry) DiIulio, both deceased. He married Carrie (Beer), she predeceased him in 1990.
He attended Johnsonburg schools and served in the Army during World War II in Company B, 864th Engineer Aviation Battalion. He received the Good Conduct Medal, Asiatic Pacific Theater Ribbon, WWII Victory Ribbon and Army Occupation Medal (Japan).

July 19th

Janet Marie Trunzo

July 20, 2011

Janet Marie Trunzo, 61, of DuBois passed away peacefully with her friends at her side on Sunday evening, July 10, 2011.
Janet was born on Sept. 28, 1949. She was adopted by Clarence and Geneva (Shoch) Fields.
She was employed with DuFast Transit until 2008. Janet enjoyed bowling, softball, shooting pool, and spending time with her friends.
Surviving are her adopted brother, John; eight nieces and two nephews; and close friends Carolyn, Mertz, Chrissy, Jodi, April, Marian, Cora, Linda, Victoria, Lisa, KiKi and Christine.

July 17th

Harry Clarence Launer

July 18, 2011

Harry Clarence Launer, 83, of Jackson Run Road, and formerly of Johnsonburg, passed on Saturday evening, July 16, 2011, at the Warren Manor.

Regina A. Korep

July 18, 2011

Regina A. Korep, 89, of Cushing Avenue in Johnsonburg and recently of Elk Haven Nursing Home, died Saturday, July 16, 2011 at Elk Haven Nursing Home after a lengthy illness.
She was born March 12, 1922 in Johnsonburg, daughter of the late Hipolit and Rosie (Brzostik) Korep.
She lived all her life in the same house on Cushing Avenue in Johnsonburg and was a graduate of Johnsonburg High School. She worked at Stackpole Carbon. She was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church, the Red Hat Society and the local polka club. She enjoyed dancing and traveling.

July 15th

Theresa A. Gerber

July 16, 2011

Theresa A. Gerber, 83, of 315 Mill Street, Daguscahonda, died Friday, June 15, 2011 at Elk Regional Health Center following a brief illness.
She was born May 18, 1928, in Daguscahonda, daughter of the late Frank and Ellen Ribeck Supon. On September 4, 1948, in the St. Benedict's Church in Daguscahonda, she married Robert J. Gerber, who preceded her in death on July 28, 1986.
She was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Ridgway High School. She was a former employee of Quality Components and the Sears store in St. Marys.

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