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Archive - Feb 14, 2013

Tufts recognizes importance of burial details

February 14, 2013

The guest speaker at Saturday’s annual banquet of the St. Marys Servicemen’s Burial Detail was George R. Tufts, United States Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant (Ret.), who served during the Cuban Missile Crisis and in Vietnam and retired from the military in 1974.

Ludwig L. Bon Jr.

February 14, 2013

Ludwig L. Bon Jr., 90, a resident of Elk Haven Nursing Home and formerly of 455 Wolfel Ave., St. Marys, died on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 at the nursing home following a lengthy illness.
He was born Nov. 8, 1922 in St. Marys, son of the late Ludwig and Josephine Kolenc Bon Sr.
On June 23, 1951, in the St. Mary's Church, he married Dorothy M. Breindel, who survives.
Mr. Bon was a resident of St. Marys and also lived in Treasure Lake from 1980-2000. He was a retired member of the Local #354 Plumbers and Pipe Fitters Union until he retired in 1988.

St. Marys native back in area for comedy benefit

February 14, 2013

Bubba Bradley will be at Aiello's Cafe on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013 at 8 p.m. for a benefit dinner to support the local 4-H Programs. Bradley is a full-time comedian who has performed at many famous comedy clubs as well as on television networks like CBS, TBS and A&E.

Dutchmen end season with loss to Johnsonburg

February 14, 2013

Johnsonburg boys' basketball finished the regular season with a 75-36 victory over St. Marys Wednesday night at Johnsonburg Area High School.

SMA gymnasts to compete at championships

February 14, 2013

The St. Marys Area gymnastics team will travel to Moon Township this weekend to compete in the PA Gymnastics Championship Meet scheduled for Friday and Saturday.
The St. Marys squad, along with seven other teams, will be competing in the Bronze Division.
The St. Marys Area gymnasts who qualified for the PA Individual Championship are:
Allegra Schloder and Nicole Florio as all-arounds in bronze.
Jessica Tettis on vault and floor in bronze.
Madison Quesenberry on bars and beam in bronze.
Hannah Wittman on vault in bronze.
Keara Shrefler on vault in silver.

Genevieve Ohlin

February 14, 2013

Genevieve Ohlin, 87, of Suwanee, Ga., died on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013.
Born in Kersey, Genevieve was a loving homemaker and devout member of St. Benedict Catholic Church. She was also an avid reader who loved to play bridge.
She married Raymond Ohlin, her husband of 59 years, who preceded her in death

Constance L. (Connie) Eckert

February 14, 2013

Constance L. (Connie) Eckert, 78, died at her home in Galeton on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013.
Connie was born in St. Marys in 1934 and graduated from St. Marys High School in 1953.
On February 12, 1955 in St. Marys, she married her loving husband of 58 years, Jerome Eckert, who survives.
She was very active in the Catholic Church and various charities, including the Special Olympics, and enjoyed sports and spending time with her family.

William H. Decker

February 14, 2013

William H. Decker, 83, of 1207 E. Eschbach Road, St. Marys, died on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at Punxsutawney Hospital following a lengthy illness. 
He was born February 5, 1930 in St. Marys, a son of the late Clarence and Gertrude Klausman Decker.
On April 24, 1965 in Tyler Church, he married Thomasine Czajkouski Decker, who survives.

Third man charged in sexual assault of teens

February 14, 2013

JOHNSONBURG - A Johnsonburg man charged with sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl picked up outside a St. Marys slumber party waived his preliminary hearing in Magisterial District Court Wednesday.

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