Archive - May 27, 2013
Adair Gennocro and Kennedy Weisner were once again welcomed home by the sound of sirens on Saturday evening as the duo enjoyed a fire truck ride through town in a parade of emergency response vehicles to celebrate their latest additions to their state championship collections.
For the 131st consecutive year St. Marys held its annual Memorial Day festivities on Monday morning, a tradition that master of ceremonies retired USAF Lieutenant Colonel Victor Straub noted dates back to 1882 in the community.
JAY TWP. â€“Â A memorial for all of the veterans of the Bennetts Valley area who fought in the Korean War was dedicated during Memorial Day celebrations at Mt. Zion Historical Park on Saturday afternoon.
The ideas of not being deterred by fears and doubts and working hard to achieve oneâ€™s goals were some of the messages Elk County Catholic High Schoolâ€™s 66 new graduates were able to take away from Sunday afternoonâ€™s commencement exercises. This advice was given to the graduates by their peers: valedictorian Morgan Onink and salutatorian Daniel Millsop.
Richard Marcel Smith, 77, of Bridge Street, Johnsonburg, died suddenly at home Friday, May 24, 2013.
He was born on December 30, 1935 in Kane, the son of Dewey Marcel andÂ Linda Wilhelmina (Anderson) Smith. Â
On June 14, 1958, he married Gwendolyn Preston Smith, who preceded him in death on March 28, 2010.
Alice Marie Magistrelli, 100, a resident of Elk Haven and formerly of 414 Rock St., St. Marys, died Friday, May 24, 2013 at the Elk Haven Nursing Home.
She was born May 31, 1912, in St. Marys, daughter of the late Ben and Mary Goetz Wortman.
On June 8, 1937, in Avonmore, she married Guido Magistrelli and he preceded her in death on July 26, 1988.
Joshua D. "Josh" Erich, 22, of 527 Memory Court, Girard and formerly of St. Marys, died Saturday, May 25, 2013 in Girard as a result of a motor vehicle accident.
He was born November 18, 1990 in St. Marys, son of David Erich of St. Marys and Renee Glover Ando of Buffalo, N.Y.
He was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of the St. Marys Area High School, Class of 2009. He had also graduated from Triangle Tech in Erie. He was employed as a Specialty Maintenance Electrician at F&S Tool in Erie.