Archive - Jun 2013
This year the Elk County Community Foundation awarded a total of 97 scholarships to area graduating high school seniors totaling $117,000.
Among the Class of 2013 recipients were 30 students from St. Marys Area High School, 16 students from Elk County Catholic High School, 21 students from Ridgway Area High School, 14 students from Johnsonburg Area High School, five from Kane Area High School, one from Cameron County Area High School and six to students from DuBois Area and Brockway Area high schools.
ST. MARYS â€“ Two individuals have been charged with drug offenses after police reportedly interrupted a drug deal at a Washington Street apartment where they found five individuals in a cloud of marijuana smoke emanating from the building's basement.
Lana Elizabeth Reed went to be one of God's little angels on Tuesday, June 18, 2013.
She was born May 17, 2012, the beloved daughter of Kristy (Urban) and Steve J. Reed Jr.
A happy baby, she was loved by everyone who met her.
Walter L. Cheatle, 90, of 140 Sara Rd., St. Marys, died unexpectedly Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at the Elk Regional Health Center.
He was born June 2, 1923 in Youngstown, Ohio, son of the late Edward and Lillian Davis Cheatle.
He was a lifelong resident of the area and attended St. Marys High School. He was a former employee of the Keystone Carbon Company and retired from Sylvania in 1981.
On June 17, 1944 in the St. Maryâ€™s Monastery, he married Adeline G. Groll, who survives.
Mr. Cheatle was a member of the Queen of the World Church and was a veteran of WWII having served in the Army.
With the increasing popularity of social media taking off online and the frequent use of e-mail and the internet in the workplace, members of St. Marys City Council reviewed guidelines for a social media and electronic communication policies during their latest meeting held Monday evening.
City Solicitor Tom Wagner prepared the two documents which were presented for initial review.
RIDGWAY â€“ Tuesday's meeting of the Elk County Commissioners included the board's approval of a number of agenda items, chief among them was a $85,980 bid for a stormwater project in Jones Township.
Francis â€śChipâ€ť McClure, 87, of Penfield, died Monday, June 17, 2013 at the Holy Spirit Hospital of Camp Hill.
He was born November 30, 1925 in Orviston, son of the late Clair Charles and Mabel (Beers) McClure.
He married Gladys (Woodward) McClure and she preceded him in death on July 30, 1996.
Raised in West Decatur, he lived 30 years in Derrick City, 25 years in Penfield, and the past two years in Mechanicsburg.
Eugenia K. "Jean" Ladouceur, 86, of 31 Mark St., St. Marys, died on Monday, June 17, 2013 at Elk Regional Health Center following a short illness.
She was born on Sept. 6, 1926, a daughter of the late Henry and Josephine Hoehn Meyer.
On Sept. 19, 1949 in St. Mary's Church, she married the late Leo Ladouceur, who preceded her in death on Jan. 5, 1973.
Magdalene B. Hacherl, 100, of 523 Vine St., St. Marys, died Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at the Elk Haven Nursing Home after a brief illness.
She was born Dec. 25, 1912, in St. Marys, daughter of the late George B. and Barbara Krellner Herzing. In September of 1933, she married Herbert E. Hacherl in the St. Mary's Church and he preceded her in death on May 8, 2001.
Bernadette E. Bobenrieth, 77, of Southampton, died on Sunday, June 16, 2013 at the Chandler Hall Hospice in Newtown.
Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Wilhelmina Trotter Schwoyer.
Mrs. Bobenrieth was a retired employee of DA Tech Corp. of Ivyland. She was a Communicant of Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish in Southampton.
She was the beloved wife of Robert J. Bobenrieth for nine years before his death in 1967.