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Archive - Jul 2012 - Obituary

July 22nd

Olga "Dolly" Stormer

July 22, 2012

Olga "Dolly" Stormer, 96, of Silver Creek Terrace, St. Marys, and formerly of 315 Arch St., St. Marys, died on Saturday, July 21, 2012 at Elk Regional Health Center.
She was born July 15, 1916 in Sykesville, a daughter of the late Simon and Mary Pavlick Smeal.
On Aug. 17, 1942 in Ridgway, she married the late Joe W. Stormer, who preceded her in death on April 25, 2004.

Elijah James Mihalko 

July 22, 2012

Elijah James Mihalko, infant, died on July 20, 2012 at Fauquier Hospital in Warrenton, Va.

Mary Carmella Georgino

July 22, 2012

Mary Carmella Georgino, 88, of DuBois, and formerly of Penfield, died Saturday, July 21, 2012 at Christ the King Manor.
Born on July 19, 1924 in Willoughby, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late John and Natale (Piunno) Geremia.

July 20th

Mabel S. Riccadonna

July 20, 2012

Mabel S. Riccadonna, 90, a resident of Silver Creek Terrace and formerly of Armory Road, St. Marys, died unexpectedly Friday, July 20, 2012 at Elk Regional Health Center.
She was born March 20, 1922 in Cardiff, daughter of the late Joseph and Teresa Calliari Serafini. On Nov. 4, 1939 in the St. Joseph’s Church in Force, she married Carlo Riccadonna, who preceded her in death on June 25, 1994.
Mrs. Riccadonna was a lifelong resident of the area and attended Weedville schools. She was a retired employee of the Stackpole Carbon Co. and was a member of the Sacred Heart Church.

Jane (Zawacki) Muroski

July 20, 2012

 Jane (Zawacki) Muroski, 87, formerly of Ridgway and Johnsonburg, died Sunday, July 15, 2012, in Winter Park, Fla.
Born in Ridgway, she was a resident of Johnsonburg most of her life. She is the widow of William Joseph Muroski, who died in 1979.  
She moved to St. Cloud, Fla. in 1981. Jane proudly served in the Women’s Army Air Corps in World War II.

July 18th

Nancy L. Farr

July 18, 2012

Nancy L. Farr, 74, of 160 East Ave., Johnsonburg, died Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at the Lutheran Home in Kane following a lengthy illness.
She was born March 14, 1938 in Ludlow, daughter of the late Anthony (Tony) and Fannie Visco Raymondo. She married George J. Farr on March 2, 1957; he survives.
She resided in the community for 55 years. She graduated from Kane High School in 1956. She was a member of Holy Rosary Church, Johnsonburg, and loved homemaking and family life.

Joan Hretzek

July 18, 2012

Joan Hretzek, 88, of Pinecrest Manor in St. Marys and formerly of Weedville, died Monday, July 16, 2012 at Pinecrest Manor.
She was born on Sept. 30, 1923 in Philadelphia, daughter of the late Alfred and Agnes (Falcone) Ritto.
She married Pater A. Hretzek, who preceded her in death on July 19, 1982.
Mrs. Hretzek lived most of her life in Philadelphia and many years with her son Perry in Weedville. She was a housewife and was Catholic by faith. She enjoyed shopping.

July 17th

Gary L. Crosby

July 17, 2012

Gary L. Crosby, 69, of 11453 Rt. 120, Emporium, died at his residence on Monday night, July 16, 2012, surrounded by his family.
He was born Sept. 30, 1942 in St. Marys,  a son of Lillian Nordberg Crosby of Emporium and the late Ivan Crosby.
On Dec. 19, 1970 in Emporium, he married Linda Taylor Crosby, who survives.

July 16th

Bertha N. Wickett

July 16, 2012

Bertha N. Wickett, 80, of St. Marys, died Sunday, July 15, 2012 at Select Specialty Services in Erie.
She was born Oct. 3, 1931, in St. Marys, the daughter of John and Margaret Leightner Brennen. She married Jerome V. Wickett, who predeceased her on Dec. 23, 2010. She resided all of her life in St. Marys. Mrs. Wickett was a member of the Sacred Heart Church. She had been employed at Sylvania for a number of years.

Dorothy Jane Knouse

July 16, 2012

Dorothy Jane Knouse died on Monday, July 9, 2012 at her home in San Antonio, Texas following a brief illness.
She was born on April 19, 1933 in Texas, daughter of the late James and Alice Baxter and daughter-in-law of the late Roland (Tex) and Lavina Knouse of St. Marys.
She married Russell Knouse in 1950 in the chapel at Carswell Air Force Base in Fort Worth, Texas.

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