Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Nancy R. Yates, 75, of Meadville died at home Sunday, February 24, 2013.Â
She was born May 11, 1937 in Johnsonburg, a daughter of the late William and Edith Lundberg Launer. Â
She married William Jack Yates on July 8, 1961, and he preceded her in death February 1, 2008.
She was a 1954 graduate of Johnsonburg High School.Â She was employed first at East End Elementary School and then in the Dean of Students Office at Allegheny College, both in Meadville, from where she retired.
Marthadel S. â€śMartyâ€ť Yeager Moyer, 88, formerly of St. Marys, died peacefully at her home in El Segundo, Calif., with her family by her side, on Saturday, March 16, 2013 after a brief illness.
Marty was preceded in death by her husband, James F. Moyer; her parents, George Yeager and Marcella Schatz Yeager; and her brother, Gilbert F. â€śGibâ€ť Yeager, all of St. Marys.
Edith Marie Palumbo of 451 South Michael Rd., St. Marys, died on Friday, March 22, 2013 at the Elk Regional Health Center after a brief illness.
She was born Nov. 8 in Force, daughter of the late Charles and Bada Cameroni Angelo. She was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Weedville High School. She was a former employee of Sylvania in St. Marys and the former Riverside Market in St. Marys.
On April 25, 1946 in the St. Josephâ€™s Church in Force, she married John J. Palumbo, who preceded her in death on Jan. 2, 2000.
Louis B. Luchini, 90, of 118 Dagus Mines Rd., Kersey, died Thursday, March 21, 2013 at the Elk Regional Health Center after a lengthy illness.
He was born on Feb. 21, 1923 in South Kersey, son of the late Joseph and Catherine Antonioli Luchini.
On May 9, 1953, in the St. Boniface Church, he married Hazel L. Lavella, who survives.
Mr. Luchini was a lifelong resident of the area and attended Kersey schools. He was a retired employee of Airco Speer, retiring in 1985 after 44.5 years of service.
Geraldine â€śJerryâ€ť M. Grumley, 87, of 204 Jefferson Ave., Ridgway, died Thursday, March 21, 2013 at the Elk Regional Health Center following an illness of several months.
She was born Feb. 16, 1926, in Ridgway, the daughter of the late Elmer and Ruth Wicks Nelson. On July 26, 1947, she married Thomas M. Grumley, who preceded her in death on April 17, 2012. They were a perfect match.
Helen C. Glass of Colorado Springs, Colo. died on Nov. 14, 2012.
She was born on Nov. 14, 1943 in St. Marys, the daughter of the late Richard and Catherine Hoffman Glass.
Helen was a graduate of Central Catholic High School, Class of 1960. She is survived by her companion, Jackson; a son, Richard (Lisa) Taube; a grandson, Richard Taube Jr.; four sisters, Rita, Barbara "Bubbles," Irene, and Linda; and three brothers, Jerry, Jim, and Andy.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Steven Taube in 2012; and a brother, Richard.
Jeffrey A. "Jeff" Sample, 61, of 148 School St., Kane, died on Monday, March 18, 2013 at his residence following a brief illness.
He was born on Dec. 24, 1951 in Ridgway, son of the late John S. "Jack" and Carmella M. Allegretto Sample.
On May 14, 1982 he married Janis M. Redmond, who preceded him in death on Oct. 31, 2011.
Mr. Sample was a resident of Kane for the past six years. He had formerly lived in Clearfield for five years and had lived in Rasselas. He was a graduate of Johnsonburg High School, Class of 1970.
Mary Ann Quagliani, 82, of 172 Burning Well Rd., Kane, and formerly of 110 Homestead Rd., Kersey, died Monday, March 18, 2013, at the Kane Hospital after a brief illness.
She was born April 5, 1930, in St. Marys, daughter of the late Fred and Martha Renwick Bayer. She was a lifelong resident of the area and attended St. Marys schools.
On June 27, 1959, in the Sacred heart Church, she married Isadore J. Quagliani. He preceded her in death on Sept. 22, 1969.
Mrs. Quagliani was a member of the St. Boniface Church and enjoyed her family, especially her grandchildren.
Rose T. Dinsmore, 85, of Pinecrest Manor in St. Marys and formerly of Kersey, died at Pinecrest Manor on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 following a lengthy illness.
She was born Oct. 7, 1927 in Toby, a daughter of the late Ernest and Louise Cesa Comiotti.
On June 14, 1947 in Guardian Angel Church in Coal Hollow, she married the late Raymond "Buck" Dinsmore, who preceded her in death on Oct. 30, 1979.
Mrs. Dinsmore was a lifelong resident of the area and a member of St. Boniface Church. She attended Kersey schools and enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family.
Daniel L. â€śBig Danâ€ť Niedzwecki, 61, of Wattsburg, died peacefully on Friday, March 15, 2013 at UPMC Hamot following a lengthy illness.
He was born May 9, 1951 in St. Marys, son of the late Anthony and Shirley Wagner Niedzwecki.