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Archive - Dec 19, 2013 - Obituary


Sister Josepha Meyer

December 19, 2013

Sister Josepha Meyer, 86, of Emmaus, died Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013 in St. Luke’s Hospital, Allentown.
Born in St. Marys, she was the daughter of the late Urban and Caroline (Weinzierl) Meyer. Sister Josepha entered the Benedictine Sisters in St. Marys in 1949. She taught in schools in the Diocese of Erie and served her Benedictine community in a variety of ways. She helped establish the Transfiguration Monastery in Emmaus, which later became a mission of Emmanuel Monastery in Lutherville, Md.

Teresa "Jutta Fodge" McRae

December 19, 2013

Teresa "Jutta Fodge" McRae died over the weekend as a result of injuries sustained from being struck by a vehicle while crossing the street in her hometown of Albuquerque, N.M.

Ralph A. Gasbarre

December 19, 2013

Ralph A. Gasbarre, 78, of 112 Cushing Ave., Johnsonburg, died Wednesday night, Dec. 18, 2013 at Elk Haven Nursing Home in St. Marys following a lengthy illness.
He was born May 20, 1935 in Johnsonburg, son of the late Sabatino and Elizabeth Mangine Gasbarre.
On July 2, 1960 in Holy Rosary Church, Johnsonburg, he married Mary Bliss and she survives.
A lifelong Johnsonburg resident, he attended Johnsonburg public schools, and was a member of Holy Rosary Church in Johnsonburg.

Paul J. Bauer

December 19, 2013

Paul J. Bauer, 77, of 145 Larch Rd., St. Marys, died at Elk Regional Health Center, St. Marys, on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013 following a lengthy illness.
He was born Aug. 11, 1936 in St. Marys, a son of the late Joseph B. and Regina Mattmiller Bauer.
On June 29, 1963 in St. Marys Church, he married Eleanore "Ellie" Herbstritt Bauer, who survives. 
They recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary over the summer.

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