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Archive - 2012 - Obituary

November 16th

Daniel A. Smith

November 17, 2012

Daniel A. Smith, 64, of 131 Comet Rd., St. Marys, died Thursday evening, Nov. 15, 2012 at his residence following a short illness.
He was born May 17, 1948 in Rochester, N.Y., the son of Duane N. and Charlotte Mattison Smith of Binghamton, N.Y., who survived. On Dec. 20, 1969 in Binghamton, N.Y., he married Pauline J. "P.J." Linehan, who survives.

November 12th

Mary H. Marroni

November 13, 2012

Mary H. Marroni, 87, of Wexford House, Kingsport, Tenn., and formerly of St. Marys, Johnsonburg and Ridgway, died Monday morning, Nov. 12, 2012 at Wexford House in Kingsport, Tenn. following a lengthy illness.
She was born on Nov. 1, 1925 in Ridgway, the daughter of the late Joseph P. and Eleanor Rosaria Tegano. On June 9, 1943, she married Earnest J. Marroni, who preceded her in death on Oct. 4, 1965.

William E. Barrett

November 13, 2012

William E. Barrett, 87, of 316 N. Michael St., St. Marys, died on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012 at Highland View Health Care in Brockway.
He was born Jan. 29, 1925 in Bellefonte, a son of the late William E. and Elmira M. Cain Barrett.
On June 6, 1959 in St. Mary's Catholic Church, he married the late Marilyn Hammer Barrett, who preceded him in death on June 5, 1996.

Russell (Rusty) Auman

November 13, 2012

Russell (Rusty) Auman, 63, formerly of St. Marys, died on Friday, Nov. 9, 2012 at his home in Puyallup, Wash. after a long battle with MS.
He was born in St. Marys on Aug. 1, 1949, son of the late Marinus and Doris (Fritz) Auman. He was married to Lori (Barnhouse) Auman, who preceded him in death on Dec. 31, 2002.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

November 11th

Betsie A. Nelson

November 11, 2012

Betsie A. Nelson, 69, of River Road, Weedville, died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, surrounded by her family at UPMC Presbyterian.
She was born Sept. 15, 1943 in Henderson, Ky., daughter of the late Richmond & Cynthia (Townsend) Dailey. On July 1, 1978, she married Vincent "Skip" Nelson Sr., who preceded her in death on March 3, 2010.
Betsie lived most of her life in DuBois and Weedville. She was a graduate of DuBois High School, Class of 1961. She retired from Rockwell in 2002 after 32 years and was currently working at the St. Marys Area Middle School cafeteria.

Naomi R. Kifer

November 11, 2012

Naomi R. Kifer, 95, of Pinecrest Manor and formerly of Johnsonburg, died Friday, Nov. 9, 2012 at Pinecrest Manor after a lengthy illness.
She was born Feb. 5, 1917 in Mansfield, daughter of the late Robert and Ruth (Potter) Summers. In 1935, she married Elmer E. Kifer Sr., who predeceased her in 1966.
She worked with G.C. Murphy Company and Stackpole Carbon. She was Episcopalian by faith and was a past member of the Women of the Moose and the Women of the Elks. She lived all of her life in Johnsonburg.

Wanda L. "Wendy" Herzing Cameroni

November 11, 2012

Wanda L. "Wendy" Herzing Cameroni, 53, of 650 Vermont Rd., St. Marys, and formerly of Thermopolis, W.Y.,
died on Friday, Nov. 9, 2012 at the home of her sister in Wilcox, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born April 7, 1959 in Ridgway, a daughter of the late Leander "Lee" Herzing and Dorothy Stelene Gesin.
Wendy was a graduate of Johnsonburg Area High School, Class of 1977.  She was employed by Powdered Metal Products
for many years.  She enjoyed crocheting, dancing and going for 4-wheeler rides.  She was always smiling and she found

November 8th

Donald J. Vogt

November 9, 2012

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial for Donald J. Vogt, who died on April 26, 2012, will be celebrated on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012 at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church, with the Rev. Eric Vogt, O.S.B., as celebrant.

Charles J. Schutz

November 9, 2012

Charles J. Schutz, 80, formerly of Brockway and a resident at Christ the King Manor in DuBois, died with his loving family at his side on Nov. 7, 2012 at the DuBois Regional Medical Center.
He was born in St. Marys on June 26, 1932, the son of the late Jerome and Dorothy Dill Schutz. He married Mary Lou Renwick, who died on Sept. 27, 1965.

Mary M. Glatt

November 9, 2012

Mary M. Glatt, 69, of 676 Washington St., St. Marys, died at her home on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012.
She was born July 18, 1943 in St. Marys, a daughter of the late George and Cecelia Klaiber Glatt.
Mary was a lifelong resident of the area and a member of St. Mary's Church.  She retired from Sylvania after many years of service.  She enjoyed her pets, reading and watching football.

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