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January 21st

Pamela Ann Locke

January 21, 2011

Pamela Ann Locke, 50, of Francis Place, died Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011 at her home in New Castle.
She was born Aug. 7, 1960 in St. Marys, a daughter of Joan (Caskey) Gnan and the late Harold Gnan.
She married Kenneth L. Locke Sr. on Nov. 17, 1997. He survives in New Castle.
Mrs. Locke was a front-end coordinator at the Butler Avenue Giant Eagle for 19 years. She enjoyed cooking, baking, the outdoors, and four-wheeling. She also loved people and will be sadly missed by her dog, Bella Mia.

January 20th

Bret P. Cooney

January 20, 2011

Bret P. Cooney, 30, of 9008 Maple St., Pittsburgh, and formerly of Wilcox, died early Thursday morning, Jan. 20, 2011 at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville as the result of a drilling rig accident that occurred Jan. 14 near Scranton.
He was born March 1, 1980 in St. Marys, the son of Charles P. and Jean Bauer Cooney, who survive.

January 19th

Agatha D. “Gay” Bleggi

January 20, 2011

Agatha D. “Gay” Bleggi, 90, of 515 High Ave., St. Marys, died peacefully in her sleep on Wednesday morning, Jan. 19, 2011, at the Elk Haven Nursing Home.
She was born Oct. 8, 1920, in St. Marys, daughter of the late Frank and Lucy Weinzierl Daniels.
On Jan. 14, 1947, in the St. Mary’s Church, she married Leo L. Bleggi, who preceded her in death on June 23, 1962.

James Vincent Marcolivio

January 20, 2011

James Vincent Marcolivio, 89, of Hermitage Hills Blvd., Hermitage, died peacefully at 4:08 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011 in Nugent Convalescent Home, Hermitage, with his family at his side.
Mr. Marcolivio was born July 6, 1921, in Ridgway, the son of the late Giuseppe and Michalina Lemongelli Marcolivio.

January 18th

Albert Joseph Zwack

January 18, 2011

Albert Joseph Zwack, 93, of Mineral Point, Wis., died on Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011 at Upland Hills Health Care in Dodgeville, Wis. after suffering a stroke a week prior.
He was born March 26, 1917, son of the late Aloysius and Clara (Wilhelm) Zwack. Because of his mother’s early death and his father’s absence due to duty in the Merchant Marines, he was raised by his paternal grandparents in Marysville.
On Oct. 6, 1945 in St. Marys, he married Helen (Goldthorpe) Zwack, who preceded him in death in 2000.

James L. "Wilbur" Fritz Jr.

January 18, 2011

James L. "Wilbur" Fritz Jr., 71, of 276 South Michael Circle, St. Marys, died Monday, Jan. 17, 2011 at the UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh.
He was born May 18, 1939 in St. Marys, son of the late James L. and Ruth Ryden Fritz Sr.
On Nov. 4, 1967, in the St. Mary's Church, he married Linda Francis, who survives.

Anna Marie Herzing

January 18, 2011

Anna Marie Herzing, 75, of Church Street, Tyler, died unexpectedly on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011 at home.
She was born April 29, 1935 in Tyler, daughter of the late Angelo and Concetta (Paturzo) Cataldi.
On Oct. 21, 1961, she married William J. Herzing, who survives.  
She was a homemaker who lived all her life in Tyler. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Force. She enjoyed playing cards, bingo, word searches and especially enjoyed her time with her grandchildren.

January 17th

Anna Marie Herzing

January 17, 2011

Anna Marie Herzing, 75, of Church Street, Tyler, died unexpectedly on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011 at home.
She was born April 29, 1935 in Tyler, daughter of the late Angelo and Concetta (Paturzo) Cataldi. On Oct. 21, 1961, she married William J. Herzing, who survives.  
She was a homemaker who lived all her life in Tyler. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Force. She enjoyed playing cards, bingo, word searches and especially enjoyed her time with her grandchildren.

James Ruel Cristini

January 17, 2011

James Ruel Cristini, 67, of North Broad Street, Ridgway, died Friday, Jan. 14, 2011 at his home after a lengthy illness.
He was born Dec. 20, 1943 in Brockport, son of James Cristini of Brockport and the late Virginia (Zimmerman) Cristini.
He married Linda (Hooven) Cristini, who survives.
Cristini served in the U.S. Army. He was employed as a tool and die maker for local manufacturing for 43 years, retiring from Clarion Sintered in 2008.
He was a member of the Ridgway American Legion and VFW. Born and raised in Brockport, he had been a Ridgway resident since 1964.

January 13th

William "Bill" Eugene Pitzer

January 14, 2011

William "Bill" Eugene Pitzer, 84, died on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011, at his home in Morehead City, N.C., surrounded by people that loved him.
Born May 25, 1926, he was raised in Cumberland, Md. In his adult years, he lived in St. Marys, where he raised his family and practiced chiropractic for more than 35 years.
In retirement he moved to Saint Michael's, Md., and finally settled in Morehead City in July 2009 to be closer to his children.

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