Archive - Nov 2010 - Obituary
Sharon E. Jerko, 79, of 135 Laurel Lane, Kersey, died Sunday morning, Nov. 21, 2010 at the Elk Haven Nursing Home after a lengthy illness.
She was born July 15, 1931 in Hallton, daughter of the late George and Geraldine Dobson Zimmerman.
On Aug. 20, 1955, in St. Leo's Church, Ridgway, she married George R. Jerko, who survives.
Mary Rose Sharkey, 82, of 570 North Michael St., St. Marys, died Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010 at the Pinecrest Manor after a lengthy illness.
She was born April 16, 1928 in Philadelphia, daughter of the late David W. Oâ€™Brien, MD, and Mary Rose Magee Oâ€™Brien. She was the beloved wife of Dennis A. Sharkey Jr., MD, who survives. They were married June 25, 1955 in Waynesboro, Va.
Michael P. Burke, 73, of Pinecrest Manor, St. Marys, and formerly of Bennetts Valley, died on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2010 at Pinecrest Manor following a lengthy illness.
He was born Aug. 26, 1937 in Bryn Mawr, son of the late Cyrl and Olga Burke.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Doris Burke, on Nov. 4, 2001.Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â
Robert J. "Bob" Lucanik, 75, of 401 West Theresia Rd., St. Marys, died early Wednesday morning, Nov. 17, 2010 at his home following a short illness.
He was born Jan. 6, 1935 in St. Marys, a son of the late George and Mary Resko Lucanik.
On June 8, 1968 in St. Marys, he married Rose Nussbaum Lucanik, who survives.
Gloria Zebker Curtis Schaffer of New York City died on Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010 in New York City.
She was born on Feb. 26, 1933, in Emporium, daughter of the late Pauline Wheaton Zebker. She married Hyman Schaffer, who survives.
Patricia A. Larkin, 78, of DuBois, died Monday, Nov. 15, 2010 at the DuBois Nursing Home after a lengthy illness.
She was born April 28, 1932 in Emporium, daughter of the late Alfred and Veronica (Orsy) Mitcheltree.
In 1949, she married Charles W. Larkin, who preceded her in death in 1974.
She was raised in Driftwood and lived in several local communities, including, Emporium, Johnsonburg, St. Marys, Ridgway and most recently DuBois.Â She was a homemaker who enjoyed her time with her family and grandchildren, and especially enjoyed having dinner out with her family.
Faye E. Parziale Buck, 85, of St. Paul, Minn., died Friday, Oct. 29, 2010.
She was born Jan. 6, 1925 in Weedville, daughter of the late Ralph Parziale and Mary Louise Cimenari Parziale Scarzo.
She had resided in St. Paul since 1953. She made numerous trips to Pennsylvania over the years to visit family and friends.
She was affiliated with the Benedictine Sisters of St. Paul for 35 years.
Dormilee Ellen Feustel, 78, born and raised in Ridgway, died Monday, Nov. 15 at Conestoga View in Lancaster, under hospice care. She resided with her daughter, Cheryl Keener, for many years in East Petersburg until October 2010 after a terminal illness.
She was a member of the Trinity Reformed United Church of Christ in Mountsville. She had many musical accomplishments, including singing for many weddings. One of her favorite recognitions was directing and starring as the Mother Abbess in "The Sound of Music" in November 1969 as part of the Footlighters Theater Group of Elk County.
John F. Wachob, 84, of 101 Julia Street, Johnsonburg, died on Saturday morning, Nov. 13, 2010, at his residence, surrounded by his family, following a short illness.
He was born March 25, 1926, in Johnsonburg, son of the late Lloyd B. and Viola Muroski Wachob.
On Sept. 25, 1946, in the Holy Rosary Church, Johnsonburg, he married Bette J. Williams, who preceded him in death on Dec. 27, 2007.
Kathryn M. "Katie" Zoschg, 94, of 3033 Cameron Rd., Emporium, died on Friday, Nov. 12, 2010, at Guy and Mary Felt Manor in Emporium
She was bornÂ Nov. 25, 1915 in Rathbun, a daughter of the late George F. and Rose Balaban Mahovlich.
On July 14, 1941 in Winchester, Va., she married Matthew A. Zoschg Sr., who preceded her in death on Dec. 18, 2003.
Mrs. Zoschg was a devoted mother and grandmother and enjoyed spending time around her home, most especially gardening. She was a member of St. Mark Catholic Church.