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Archive - May 2013 - Obituary

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May 29th

Grace P. Cassady

May 29, 2013

Grace P. Cassady, 85, of Elk Haven Nursing Home, St. Marys, and formerly of 131 W. Condot Road, St. Marys, died on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at Elk Haven Nursing Home following a lengthy illness.
She was born Feb. 10, 1928 in Ridgway, a daughter of the late Charles and Anna Abplanalp Shilk.
On Sept. 5, 1947 in Cornell, N.Y., she married the late Norbert W. Cassady.

May 28th

John J. Stubber Jr.

May 28, 2013

John J. Stubber Jr., 56, of Hopewell Township, died suddenly on Saturday, May 25, 2013 in his Aliquippa home.
He was born and raised in St. Marys, son of the late John and Mary Stubber.
He retired from the Air Force, where he served for six years in active duty and 20 years with the reserves.
He was currently employed at the 911 Tactical Airlift Wing in Coraopolis. He was an avid sports fan, and loved watching hockey, football, and golf. He was a family man and enjoyed the love and companionship of his family, and his most special pet, his dog Chloe.

May 27th

Richard Marcel Smith

May 27, 2013

Richard Marcel Smith, 77, of Bridge Street, Johnsonburg, died suddenly at home Friday, May 24, 2013.
He was born on December 30, 1935 in Kane, the son of Dewey Marcel and Linda Wilhelmina (Anderson) Smith.  
On June 14, 1958, he married Gwendolyn Preston Smith, who preceded him in death on March 28, 2010.

Alice Marie Magistrelli

May 27, 2013

Alice Marie Magistrelli, 100, a resident of Elk Haven and formerly of 414 Rock St., St. Marys, died Friday, May 24, 2013 at the Elk Haven Nursing Home.
She was born May 31, 1912, in St. Marys, daughter of the late Ben and Mary Goetz Wortman.
On June 8, 1937, in Avonmore, she married Guido Magistrelli and he preceded her in death on July 26, 1988.

Joshua D. "Josh" Erich

May 27, 2013

Joshua D. "Josh" Erich, 22, of 527 Memory Court, Girard and formerly of St. Marys, died Saturday, May 25, 2013 in Girard as a result of a motor vehicle accident.
He was born November 18, 1990 in St. Marys, son of David Erich of St. Marys and Renee Glover Ando of Buffalo, N.Y.
He was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of the St. Marys Area High School, Class of 2009. He had also graduated from Triangle Tech in Erie. He was employed as a Specialty Maintenance Electrician at F&S Tool in Erie.

May 24th

Georgia Elizabeth (Smith) Sweeney

May 24, 2013

Georgia Elizabeth (Smith) Sweeney, 88, died Monday, May 20, 2013 after a short illness.
She was born July 1, 1924 to George and Theresa Smith in St. Marys.
She attended the local Catholic School and graduated in 1930.
She spent her life raising five children and worked for a few years as a nurse’s aide at the St. Marys Hospital. She and her husband, Gene moved to Dutch Flat, Calif. in 1984 and moved to Colorado in 2000 to be near their daughter, Edie.

Richard Marcel Smith

May 24, 2013

Richard Marcel Smith, 77, of Bridge Street, Johnsonburg, died suddenly Friday, May 24, 2013, at home.
Visitation will be Tuesday, May 28, 2013 from 7-9 p.m., Wednesday, May 29, 2013 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m., and Thursday, May 30, 2013 from 10-11 a.m. at the Ubel Funeral Home, Johnsonburg.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 11 a.m. at the Ubel Funeral Home, Johnsonburg, with Pastor Stephen Fair. 
A complete obituary will be published in the next edition.

Clyde "Punky" Nelson III

May 24, 2013

Clyde "Punky" Nelson III, 33, of 427 Biddle Street, Kane, died Thursday evening (May 23, 2013) of injuries sustained in an automobile accident near the intersection of Route 66 and Route 948 in Highland Township.
He was born June 15, 1979, in Kane, a son of Clyde and Joyce Robinson Nelson.
Mr. Nelson was employed by ITL on Montmorenci. He was a member of the Ridgway Loyal Order of the Moose and a former member of the Kane Moose #130.

Marian T. Mertz

May 24, 2013

Marian T. Mertz, 85, a resident of Elk Haven Nursing Home and formerly of Elk Towers, died Thursday evening, May 23, 2013, at Elk Haven after a lengthy illness.
She was born on January 2, 1928 in St. Marys, daughter of the late Norbert Lecker, who died in 1985, and Caroline Hassennetter Lecker, who died in 1993.
On November 26, 1949 in the St. Mary’s Church, she married Harold G. “Dutchie” Mertz, who preceded her in death on May 4, 1990.

Marian T. Mertz

May 24, 2013

Marian T. Mertz, 85, a resident of Elk Haven Nursing Home and formerly of Elk Towers, died Thursday evening, May 23, 2013, at Elk Haven after a lengthy illness.
She was born on January 2, 1928 in St. Marys, daughter of the late Norbert Lecker, who died in 1985, and Caroline Hassennetter Lecker, who died in 1993.
On November 26, 1949 in the St. Mary’s Church, she married Harold G. “Dutchie” Mertz, who preceded her in death on May 4, 1990.

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