September 4th, 2012
Dick Prout died at his brother Jack and sister-in-law DiAnnâ€™s home outside Buffalo, New York on Sept. 2, 2012. Dick is survived by his beloved wife of nearly 69 years, Ethel Stewart Prout. Dick was the father of Larry Prout (Jean) and Lee Prout (Linda); and grandfather of Brian Prout, Lisa Prout Williams (Kyle), Jennifer Prout and the late Jeffrey Prout. He was the older brother of the late Gordon Prout (late Darleen), Carol Mesler (late Fredrick), and Jack Prout (DiAnn).
Martha E. Frank, 86, formerly of Austin, Pa., died Monday, Sept. 3, 2012 at Sweden Valley Manor in Coudersport.
Born on Oct. 9, 1925 in Brockway, she was the daughter of James and Effie Fuhs Whelan. On Nov. 23, 1945 in Brockway, she married Vincent J. Frank, who died on April 8, 2003.
Mrs. Frank graduated from high school in Brockway. She was a longtime resident of Austin and worked for many years at Royâ€™s General Store. She was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church, where she served as a Eucharistic minister. She had a strong faith and was loved by all who knew her.
ST. MARYS - Organizers of the "Ride for a Dream" Equine Dice Run are hoping for a large turnout for their event taking place Saturday, Sept. 15 at the St. Marys Campowners located on Airport Road.
An auction, cash drawing, spaghetti dinner, pony rides, balloon launch and DJ are among the scheduled activities for the day.
Proceeds from the event will benefit Make-A-Wish of Greater Pennsylvania and Southern West Virginia.
EMPORIUM â€“ Fugitive Thomas Edward Smith, 58, of Emporium, wanted for the attempted abduction of a female bank executive, turned himself in to authorities Monday night, according to police.
The Emporium Borough Police Department reports that at approximately 8:10 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 3, they received a tip from a concerned citizen that fugitive Thomas Edward Smith, 58, of Emporium, had just entered the Allegany Pub, 500 E. Allegany Ave., Emporium. Emporium Borough Police and Emporium-based Pa. State Police surrounded the establishment.
The Elk County Catholic Crusader football squad opened their season with a 33-6 victory over the Smethport Hubbers at Dutch Country Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
ECC jumped out to an early 12-0 lead with a pair of touchdowns in the first quarter. Smethport scored their only points in the second quarter while the Crusaders added another touchdown, making the score at halftime 18-6. Elk Catholic finished with another pair of touchdowns in the fourth quarter for the 33-6 win.
Itâ€™s a wonder to many that such a small creature can cause so much trouble, but people who have suffered complications from Lyme disease will tell you differently.
Amelia E. "Melie" Wehler, 87, of 1045 LeMans Rd., St. Marys, died on Friday, Aug. 31, 2012 at Elk Regional Health Center in St. Marys following a brief illness.
She was born Sept. 23, 1924 in St. Marys, a daughter of the late Joseph and Amelia Werneth Wehler.
Charles William "Bill" Reed, 95, died Friday, Aug. 31, 2012 at the Rouse Home of Warren County where he had resided the past nine months.
He was born in Ridgway on July 24, 1917 to the late Ruth Dickey and Rollin Amos Reed.
On June 12, 1948, he married Ruth Anna Eckert, who preceded him in death on Aug. 16, 2006.
Kathleen E. Ginther, 60, of 1785 Bucktail Rd., St. Marys, died Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012 at her home, surrounded by her loving family.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Kathleen E. Ginther will be celebrated today at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church, Center St., St. Marys, with Fr. Eric Vogt, OSB, as celebrant. Â
Burial will follow in the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery.
There will be no visitation.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Community Nurses Hospice, Johnsonburg Road, Suite 200, St. Marys, PA 15857.