Archive - 2010 - Obituary
Jerome V. Wickett, 80, of Austin, and formerly of St. Marys, died Thursday, Dec. 23, 2010 at Elk Regional Health Center following a brief illness.
He was born Feb. 13, 1930 in St. Marys, a son of the late Leonard and Mary Kerchinski Wickett. He was married to Bertha Brennen Wickett, who survives.
Mr. Wickett attended St. Marys schools and was a member of Queen of the World Church.
Willis Wilbur Smith, 83, of Gardner Hill Road, Weedville, died Thursday, Dec. 23, 2010 at Elk Regional Health Center after a lengthy illness.
He was born Nov. 22, 1927 on Gardner Hill in Weedville, the son of the late Willard R. and Esther I. Smith. On March 2, 1957, he married Alta Byerly, who survives.
George Lewis Doane, 86, of 96 Doane Dr., Falls Creek, died Thursday, Dec. 23, 2010 at Highland View Health Care Center in Brockway.
He was born Aug. 2, 1924, in Allens Mills, son of the late Jacob J. and Nettie F. Morris Doane.
He married Caroline Senior, who preceded him in death on March 29, 2009.
He was a member of the Sandy Valley Church of God. He was employed as a machine operator in the decorating Department at Brockway Glass Plant 2.
He enjoyed tinkering in his basement at home.
Helen A. Bilodeau, 77, of 124 David St., Kersey, died Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010 at the Elk Regional Health Center after a lengthy illness.
She was born April 19, 1933 in Coal Hollow, daughter of the late John and Elvira Lavella Glance.
On June 28, 1952 in the St. Boniface Church, she married Dolph L. Bilodeau, who survives.
Arthur J. "Spider Krieg, 85, of 216 Martin Rd., St. Marys, died Monday, Dec. 20, 2010 at the Elk Haven Nursing home after a brief illness.
He was born March 10, 1925 in St. Marys, son of the late Lawrence and Gertrude Gerber Krieg. On July 17, 1948, in the Sacred Heart Church, he married Mercedes A. Shields, who preceded him in death on Jan. 9, 2004.
Mr. Krieg was a lifelong resident of the area and attended St. Marys schools. He was a retired employee of the Stackpole Corp., retiring in 1987 after 25 years of service.
Helen J. Metro, 93, of Hartley Manor Assisted Living Community, 10171 Johnny Cake Ridge Rd., Concord, Ohio, died Monday afternoon, Dec. 20, 2010 at Tri-Point Medical Center in Concord Township, Ohio following a brief illness.
She was born Feb. 26, 1917 in Johnsonburg, daughter of the late Nicholas and Julia Hartz Lazore. On Nov. 4, 1944, in Holy Rosary Church in Johnsonburg she married John Metro, who preceded her in death on Jan. 1, 1982.
Ruby A. Gray, 76, of River Rd., Weedville, died Monday, Dec. 20, 2010 at Elk Haven Nursing Home following a recent illness.
She was born June 1, 1934 in Byrnedale, daughter of the late Ray and Angeline (Snyder) Wonderling.
On Oct. 1, 1952, she married Milton H. Gray of Weedville, who survives. Â
Victoria L. â€śVickiâ€ť Caros, age 61, of Johnsonburg, died Sunday, Dec. 12, 2010 at Pinecrest Manor in St. Marys after a short illness.
She was born Sept. 7, 1949 in Brookville, daughter of James Clifford, deceased, and Jeanne (Fredericks) Clifford, who survives, of Daguscahonda.
A homemaker and Catholic by faith, she loved animals and pets.Â She enjoyed volunteering her time to help neighbors and friends, and lived most of her life in the Ridgway and Johnsonburg area.
Frances M. Nashadka, 82, of 101 North Mill St., Ridgway died unexpectedly Saturday evening, Dec. 18, 2010 at her residence.
She was born Feb. 13, 1928 in Johnsonburg, daughter of the late Stanley and Waltrude (Kazmierski) Simchick. She married Felix Fashadka Jr. on May 14, 1949, and he preceded her in death.
She had resided in Ridgway for the last 24 years and was a former Johnsonburg and Wilcox resident. She was a graduate of the Johnsonburg High School and had attended the Duff Iron City Business School. She was a member of the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Ridgway.
John G. "Jack" Meyer, 80, of 120 Lecker Rd., St. Marys, died peacefully in his sleep on Saturday, Dec. 18, 2010 at his home.
He was born Nov. 29, 1930 in Dagus Mines, son of the late George and Helen Wildnauer Meyer Jr. On Feb. 23, 1952 in Rhode Island, he married the late Yvonne C. Fields Meyer, who preceded him in death on Dec. 13, 1999.