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Archive - Jun 2013 - Obituary

June 30th

JoAnn Alexander

June 30, 2013

JoAnn Alexander, 70, of Elco Glen, St. Marys, died Saturday, June 29, 2013 at DRMC West after a short illness.
She was born July 1, 1942 in DuBois, daughter of the late John and Mary (Grazulis) Burkis.
A homemaker, she was a graduate of DuBois High School. She lived 53 years in DuBois, 16 years in Wellsboro, and the past year in St. Marys. She loved her dogs and grandchildren.

June 28th

Ronald E. Radaelli

June 28, 2013

Ronald E. Radaelli, 77, formerly of the Million Dollar Highway, died on Friday, June 28, 2013 at Elk Haven Nursing Home following an illness of the past year.
He was born June 29, 1935 in Coal Hollow, a son of the late Pietro and Augusta Palazzi Radaelli.
On March 2, 1957 in Brandy Camp, he married the late Anna Bella Johnson Radaelli, who preceded him in death on February 25, 2009.

June 27th

Thomas John McGill

June 27, 2013

Thomas John McGill, 68, of Gardner Hill, Weedville died suddenly on Wednesday, June 26, 2013. 
He was born February 17, 1945 in St. Marys, son of the late Aloysius McGill and Mary Piccolo McGill Reed.
He was a graduate of St. Marys High School and was in the Air Force during Vietnam. He was an avid Penn State Fan, enjoyed the outdoors, and loved watching his grandchildren play sports.

June 26th

Arthur G. Hasselman

June 26, 2013

Arthur G. Hasselman, 74, of 115 Pistner Road, St. Marys, died unexpectedly Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at the UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh.
He was born March 7, 1939 in St. Marys, son of the late Michael and Agnes Glass Hasselman.
He was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Central Catholic High School, Class of 1957. He was a retired employee of Keystone Carbon Company, retiring in 2001 with 43 years of service.
On November 18, 1961 in the Queen of the World Church, he married Betty J. Young, who survives.

June 25th

Carolyn Kathryn Jane Luchini Miller

June 25, 2013

Carolyn Kathryn Jane Luchini Miller, 77, of State College and a former Kersey resident died on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at her residence following an illness of the past several months.
She was born Dec. 24, 1935 in Kersey, daughter of the late Joseph and Catherine Dominica Antonioli Luchini. As an infant her mother passed away and she was raised by Joseph and Mary Antonioli Capuccini and they also preceded her in death.
On May 26, 1962, in the Holy Cross Church in Brandy Camp, she married James Carl Miller and he survives.

Kenneth M. Herzing

June 25, 2013

Kenneth M. Herzing, 82, of 715 Clark Rd., St. Marys, died on Monday, June 24, 2013 at the Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh as a result of pneumonia and heart problems.
He was born Sept. 3, 1931 in St. Marys, son of the late John A.C. and Bertha Weinzierl Herzing. On Oct. 11, 1953, in the Sacred Heart Church, he married Mary Lou McKnight and she survives.

June 24th

Robert A. Zawatski

June 24, 2013

Robert A. Zawatski, 66, of 127 Terra Cotta Rd., Johnsonburg, died on Sunday, June 23, 2013 at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport following a lengthy illness.
He was born on December 13, 1946 in Ridgway.
He married Catherine A. "Cathy" Tomaski on December 5, 1970 in the Holy Rosary Church in Johnsonburg; she survives.
Mr. Zawatski resided in Johnsonburg all his life. He graduated from Johnsonburg High School in 1964 and was a member of the Holy Rosary Church. He was employed by the Sylvania Corp., in St. Marys for 35 years.

Patricia Marie Gordon Gnan

June 24, 2013

Patricia Marie Gordon Gnan, 52, of Ridgway died unexpectedly Saturday, June 22, 2013.
She was born March 15, 1961, the daughter of the late William and Margaretta Gill Gordon.
She enjoyed spending time with her family, animals, and riding motorcycles. She overcame many hardships including being a two-year cancer survivor and can now rest in peace.

Marilyn Leahy Fritz

June 24, 2013

Marilyn Leahy Fritz, 71, of Indianapolis, died January 9, 2013.
She was born November 30, 1941 in Johnsonburg.
She moved to St. Marys in 1963 when she married the late Gerry Fritz.
She enjoyed fishing and going to casinos, but her greatest joy was spending time with her family.

June 23rd

Ione M. Stenta

June 23, 2013

Ione M. Stenta, 87, of 414 Silver Creek Rd., Johnsonburg, died during the early morning of Sunday, June 23, 2013 at Pinecrest Manor in St. Marys following an lengthy illness.
She was born on August 25, 1925 in Ridgway, daughter of the late Raymond and Thelma Gardner McClintick.
She married Herman Mendat in 1950. He died in 1953. She then married Ferdinand Stenta in 1970. He died in 1996.
She resided in Johnsonburg for most of her life, graduating from Johnsonburg High School in 1944. She had lived in Ridgway for eight years.

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