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December 15th

Florence S. Lucanik

December 15, 2013

Florence S. Lucanik, 88, of 299 State St., St. Marys, died peacefully on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, at her home surrounded by her family.
She was born Jan. 4, 1925, a daughter of the late Joseph and Veronica Englehart Wickett of St. Marys.
She leaves behind many loving family members and cherished friends. She enjoyed life and touched many lives with her warm spirit and genuine smile. She will be greatly missed by those who knew her.

Mark A. Frey

December 15, 2013

Mark A. Frey, 83, of 736 West Joseph Rd., St. Marys, died on Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, at the Elk Haven Nursing Home after a lengthy illness.
He was born July 16, 1930 in St. Marys, son of the late Albert and Julia Breindel Frey. On Nov. 25, 1950 in the St. Mary’s Church, he married Ruth M. Sporner, who survives.

Mary K. McCarren

December 15, 2013

Mary K. McCarren, 65, of 67 Pine Ave., Force, died on Friday, Dec. 13, 2013 at her home.
She was born Sept. 28, 1948 in Punxsutawney, a daughter of Ann Swanson Manners of St. Marys and the late Alfred "Pete" Manners, who preceded her in death on Sept. 3, 2013.
On June 8, 1968 in St. Boniface Church, she married Francis McCarren Sr., who survives.
Mary was a lifelong resident of the area and attended Bennetts Valley High School. She was Methodist by faith and enjoyed crocheting, bingo and baking. She also enjoyed camping and country music.

December 13th

Bernice E. Ott

December 13, 2013

Bernice E. Ott, 88, of 507 McClelland St., Ridgway, died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 at Elk Haven Nursing Home. She was born Sept. 13, 1925 in St. Marys, the daughter of the late Louis and Lillian Fleming Entres.

December 12th

Beverly Klancer Sette

December 13, 2013

Beverly Klancer Sette, 77, of 178 Evers Ave., St. Marys, died at her residence on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, after a lengthy illness.
She was born May 14, 1936 in Gowanda, N.Y., daughter of the late Rudolph and Josephine “Pep” Kordon Klancer Sr. On May 4, 1957 in the Sacred Heart Church, she married Dominick “Nick” Sette who preceded her in death on Dec. 9, 2011.

December 11th

Janice Robinson

December 12, 2013

Janice Robinson, 78, of Milan, Pa., died on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, after a lengthy illness.
She was born on Nov. 27, 1935, in St. Marys. She was the daughter of the late William and Bertha Hulings.
Janice worked at Sylvania in St. Marys. Later, she moved to Milan, Pa., where she continued working at the Sylvania plant there until she retired. She loved to bowl and to play the piano. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family.

Thomas H. Hnath

December 12, 2013

Thomas H. Hnath, 84, formerly of 121 West Oilwell Street, St. Marys, died on Tuesday, Dec. 10 at Pinecrest Manor following a series of illnesses of the past few months.
He was born on Nov. 24, 1929 in St. Marys, a son of the late Joseph and Mary Bures Hnath.
On Jan. 15, 1950 in St. Mary's Church, he married the late Grace M. Hnath, who preceded him in death on Nov. 28, 2009.

December 10th

Timothy J. Laird

December 11, 2013

Timothy J. Laird, 57, of 610 South Michael Rd., St. Marys, died on Monday evening, Dec. 9, 2013 at Elk Regional Health Center following a lengthy illness.
He was born July 25, 1956 in St. Marys, a son of Anna Ausserer Laird of St. Marys and the late Robert T. Laird, who preceded him in death in 2003.

December 8th

Randall N. "Randy" Bauer

December 8, 2013

Randall N. "Randy" Bauer, 41, recently of Greenville, S.C., and formerly of St. Marys, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013 following a short illness.
He was born Jan. 7, 1972 in St. Marys, a son of Dennis N. and Joyce Nekuza Bauer, of St. Marys.

December 6th

Clair G. Dippold

December 6, 2013

Clair G. Dippold, 80, of 185 Center St., Elk Towers, St. Marys, and formerly of Schissle Street, died early Friday morning, Dec. 6, 2013, at the Elk Haven Nursing Home after a lengthy illness.
He was born Nov. 7, 1933 in St. Marys, son of the late Joseph and Josephine Kraft Dippold. He was a lifelong resident of the area and attended St. Marys Schools. He was a retired employee of the Stackpole Carbon Company.
Mr. Dippold was a member of the St. Mary’s Church. He was a very religious person to his faith.

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