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Archive - Oct 2013 - Obituary

Date
Type

October 15th

Jay Dennis McClain

October 16, 2013

Jay Dennis McClain, 72, of 229 Grandview Rd. St. Marys, died on Monday, Oct.14, 2013, at the Elk Regional Health Center after a lengthy illness.
He was born March 7, 1941 in St. Marys, son of the late Jay P. and Carolyn M. Wright McClain. He was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of St. Marys High School, Class of 1957. Mr. McClain was a retired employee of Intech Metals in Ridgway.
He was married to Katherine Malburg Steele, who survives, of Virginia.

October 11th

Victor C. Bish

October 11, 2013

Victor C. Bish, age 70, of Brockport, died peacefully Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013 at his home after a brief illness.
He was born on May 2, 1943 in St. Marys, son of the late Kenneth and Martha Heiberger Bish. He married Lorraine C. “Lorri” Lechien on Aug. 30, 1985 in Las Vegas, Nev.
He was a die-setter in various local powered metal factories, as well as in Colorado and California. He retired as a self-employed powder metal consultant in 2005. He enjoyed the outdoors and being with family and friends.

Betty Jean Yale

October 11, 2013

Betty Jean Yale, 69, of 220 Fairview R, Kersey, and formerly of 123 Hollow Rd., Kersey, died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, at her home after a lengthy illness.
She was born April 16, 1944 in Baxter, daughter of the late Harold C. and Betty K. Wonderling Terwilliger Sr. She was a lifelong resident of the area, attended Kersey schools, and was a graduate of St. Marys High School, Class of 1962.
On Nov. 19, 1967, in Brockport, she married Richard W. Yale, who preceded her in death on Nov. 1, 2009.

Elaine G. Higgins

October 11, 2013

Elaine G. Higgins, 91, of 910 South Michael Rd., St. Marys, died on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, at the Elk Regional Health Center after a brief illness.
She was born Sept. 6, 1922 in Latrobe, daughter of the late Louis and Hilda Schick Geary. She had been a resident of St. Marys since 1950. She was a graduate of Latrobe High School, Class of 1940 and the Greensburg School of Business. She retired from North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development in 2000 after 30 years of service.

Daniel C. Kronenwetter

October 11, 2013

Daniel C. Kronenwetter, 60, of 203 Grandview Rd., St. Marys, died on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013 from complications of esophageal cancer.
He was born Oct. 12, 1952 in St. Marys, son of the late Carl M. and Dorothy G. Wendel Kronenwetter.

October 10th

Andrew W. Biel Sr.

October 11, 2013

Andrew W. Biel Sr., age 87, of 424 Water Street Ext., Apt. 309, Johnsonburg, died Thursday morning, Oct. 10, 2013 at Elk Regional Health Center, St. Marys.
He was born March 3, 1926 in Rasselas, son of John and Anna Barbara Biel Biel.
He married Imogene McAninch on Nov. 13, 1950, she died Sept. 3, 1985.
He resided in Johnsonburg for the past seven years, formerly of Wilcox. He attended Wilcox schools and was a member of St. Ann's and Holy Cross Churches.

October 9th

Richard A. Gahr

October 9, 2013

Richard A. Gahr, 66, of 48 Grandview Rd., Williamsport, died unexpectedly, but peacefully, Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, at his home.
Born Aug. 16, 1947 in St. Marys, he was the son of Robert A. and Edith Jackson Gahr.
He is survived by his wife, the former Peg O’Malley. They observed their 43rd anniversary on Aug. 15.
In addition to his wife, Rick is survived by sons Matthew (Amanda) of London, United Kingdom, and Daniel (Shirin) of San Francisco, Calif.; brothers Thomas A. (Joanne) of Northfield, N.J. and Patrick A. (Ann) of New Cumberland; and two grandchildren, Aidan and Audrey Gahr.

October 8th

Joseph P. Rettger

October 9, 2013

Joseph P. Rettger, 91, of St Marys, died Oct. 4, 2013 in Ridgefield, Conn.
He was born July 20, 1922 in St. Marys, son of Leo and Margaret Breindel Rettger, and one of 14 children.

Joseph P. Rettger

October 8, 2013

Joseph P. Rettger, 91, of St Marys, died Oct. 4, 2013 in Ridgefield, Conn.
He was born July 20, 1922 in St. Marys, son of Leo and Margaret Breindel Rettger, and one of 14 children.

October 7th

Carmella D. Carnahan

October 7, 2013

Carmella D. Carnahan, age 80, of Oak Street, Johnsonburg, died at home Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born June 4, 1933 in Johnsonburg, daughter of the late Sisto and Elizabeth (Allegretto) Cicuzza.
She married Charles T. Carnahan in 1954, he preceded her in death on Jan. 22, 2008.

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