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June 6th, 2011

Paul C. “Ladd” Stahli

June 6, 2011

Paul C. “Ladd” Stahli, 88, of Oak Street, Johnsonburg, died Sunday, June 5, 2011 at UPMC Hamot of Erie after a brief illness.
He was born December 24, 1922 in Ridgway, son of the late Paul J. and Helena A. (Kilhoffer) Stahli.
On October 11, 1947, he married Florence “Sisser” (Yonker) Stahli, who preceded him in death on March 26, 2001.  

Stephen Dee (Reno) Burfield

June 6, 2011

Stephen Dee (Reno) Burfield, born Sept. 18, 1942 in DuBois, died Monday, May 16, 2011. He was the son of the late Darrell I. and Lillian R. (Swanson) Burfield-Gehman.  Step- son of Ardell Gehman.
Steve was a 1960 graduate of Ridgway High School, Ridgway, PA. Upon graduation, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served as a crew member on the U.S.S. Constitution (Old Ironsides). Also, U.S. Naval Station, Keflavik, Iceland, and Headquarters of U.S. Naval Forces Europe, London, England.

Lucille C. "Lucy" Deemer

June 6, 2011

Lucille C. "Lucy" Deemer, 78, of Pinecrest Manor and formerly of 108 Irishtown Road, Kersey, died on Saturday, June 4, 2011 at Pinecrest Manor.
She was born May 2, 1924 in Johnsonburg, a daughter of the late Oran and Elizabeth Silvis Corbet. On March 24, 1944 in Brookville, she married the late Charles Lee Deemer Sr., who preceded her in death on October 17, 1976.

June 1st

George R. DiNardo

June 1, 2011

George R. DiNardo, 88, formerly of 707 First Ave., Johnsonburg, died Sunday at Elk Haven Nursing Home following a lengthy illness.
He was born Feb. 13, 1923, in Johnsonburg, son of the late Raphael and Serifina (Marrone) DiNardo.
He married Margaret (Mitzie) V. Geci on Nov. 28, 1946 in Sacred Heart Catholic Church in St. Marys. She preceded him in death on June 2, 1970.

May 30th

Terry L. Dietrick

May 30, 2011

Terry L. Dietrick, 57, of 7 West Cardott St., Ridgway, died early Saturday morning, May 29, 2011 at DuBois Regional Medical Center following a brief illness.
He was born March 19, 1954 in Ridgway, son of John P. and Charlotte L. (Lundin) Dietrick, who survive. On Nov. 2, 1974, he married Donna S. (Stauffer) Dietrick, who survives.

Chester H. Huth D.D.S.

May 30, 2011

Chester H. Huth D.D.S., 94, of 400 N. Michael St., St. Marys, died Saturday evening, May 28, 2011 at Elk Regional Health Center following a brief illness.
He was born Sept. 2, 1916, in Gardenville, N.Y., son of the late William A. and Helen Pletscher Huth. On Jan. 29, 1946, in Pittsburgh, he married Marie Jean Schmitt, who survives.
He was a resident of St. Marys since 1962. He attended elementary school in Gardenville, N.Y., and graduated from high school in Buffalo, N.Y. He was also a 1944 graduate of the University of Buffalo School of Dentistry.

May 27th

Dornisch wins state title

May 27, 2011

Elk County Catholic High School senior thrower Megan Dornisch won the PIAA Class AA championship in the discus Friday at the PIAA Track and Field Championships being held at Shippensburg University.
Megan threw the discus 141’3” to win the title. She had been seeded second in the event with a distance of 134’10”. Aubree Ray of Middletown, who was the top seed at states, placed second in the event with a throw of 137’2”.

Skraba named to Big 30 game

May 27, 2011

Ridgway's D.J. Skraba was named to the Big 30 team after his senior season.

D.J. Skraba
Running back/Corner
Ridgway High School
Height: 6’0” Weight: 160 lbs.

May 26th

Dennis Michael Carlini

May 26, 2011

Dennis Michael Carlini, 68, of 148 Spruce St., Brockway, died Thursday, May 26, 2011 at DuBois Regional Medical Center.
He was born Jan. 9, 1943 in Ridgway, son of the late Michael and Virginia Eukon Carlini.
On June 8, 1983, he married Denise "Dee Dee" Esposito of Brockway, who survives.
He was a member at St. Tobias in Brockway, where he also served as an usher for many years. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and served during

Mary Jane Urbancic

May 26, 2011

Mary Jane Urbancic, 69, of 202 Badeau Rd., Kersey, died Tuesday, May 24, 2011, at the Elk Regional Health Center.
She was born Jan. 31, 1942, in St. Marys, daughter of the late Gust and Gertrude Pontzer Johnson.
On June 16, 1966 in Kersey, she married James L. Urbancic, who survives.

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