Archive - 2013
Rebecca Bauer Towne, 48, of 307 Cook Ave., Ridgway, died on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013 at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh following injuries received in an automobile accident in Clearï¬eld County.
She was born Nov 2, 1964 in St. Marys, a daughter of the late Clarence "Lefty" and Phyllis Ford Bauer.
She was married to David Towne, who survives.
Ila G. Kraus, 83, of 733 Theresia St., St. Marys, died on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013 at Elk Haven Nursing Home following a lengthy illness.
She was born Sept. 14, 1930 in Benezette, a daughter of the late David and Mildred English Swackhammer.
On June 23, 1956 in St. Marys' Church, she married the late A. Raymond Kraus, who preceded her in death in 1992.
Mrs. Kraus was a member of Faith Baptist Church.Â She attended Benezette schools and graduated from Weedville High School.Â She retired from Stackpole Carbon Company after many years of service.Â She enjoyed spending time with her
Lena M. Raybuck, 79, of Smith Street, Ridgway, died peacefully at her home on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013.
She was born in Portland Mills on Oct. 13, 1933, daughter of the late Perry and Mae Magee Dunn.
On Nov. 29, 1959, she married James P. Raybuck, and he preceded her in death on June 10, 2012.
Jerald W. Allshouse, 40, of Washington, and a former resident of Dagus Mines, died unexpectedly on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013 at his residence.
He was born June 28, 1973 in Jamestown, N.Y., son of William F. and Dixie Johnson Allshouse of Dagus Mines.
He was a graduate of St. Marys Area High School, Class of 1991, and had resided in Washington since 2003.
Mr. Allshouse was an active member of the Family Worship Center in Pittsburgh, enjoyed computers, and took corresponding courses at the Art Institute.
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader soccer team won their seventh straight contest as they defeated the DuBois Central Lady Cardinals by a 2-1 score Thursday afternoon at Benzinger Park.
Elk Caholic is now 7-5 on the season.
The Elk County Catholic Crusader soccer team avenged an early season loss on Thursday evening as they shut out the DuBois Central Catholic Cardinals 3-0 in a match played at Angela Huey Memorial Field at Fox Township Community Park in Kersey.
The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch soccer team was able to even the score once in Thursday afternoon's match with Port Allegany. When the Gators pulled ahead again, the Dutchmen put in a good effort to try to force overtime in the final seconds, but the goal was disallowed due to interference with the goalie and the Gators took the 2-1 victory.
On Saturday, Oct. 12, T-Bones Off Road Club will once again host its annual âRide Toward the Cureâ to promote breast cancer awareness.
Elk County Catholic High School recently announced their 2013 homecoming court. Shown from left to right in the front row are the 2013 ECCHS Homecoming Queen candidates Hayley DaCanal, Emma Daghir, Jordan Lenox, Leah Kucenski, Marla Scacchitti, Carli Schneider and Sara Megan Whiteman. Shown in the second row from left to right are the candidate's escorts Zach Lovett, Adam Lovenduski, Luke Kraus, Andrew Gerber, Joey Ferragine, Matt Jerko and Corey Koss.
The federal government shutdown has prompted the eviction of campers in the Allegheny National Forest (ANF).