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Archive - 2013 - Obituary

January 6th

Hugh J. Lanzel

January 7, 2013

Hugh J. Lanzel, 86, of 551 School St., St. Marys, died on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013 at the Elk Regional Health Center after a brief illness.
He was born March 9, 1926 in St. Marys, son of the late Ralph and Mary Schatz Lanzel. On Oct. 27, 1950 in Maryland, he married Rose Garnic, who survives.
Mr. Lanzel was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Central Catholic High School. He retired in 1986 from the Stackpole Carbon Company. He was a member of the St. Mary’s Church.

Mary Ann Kim

January 7, 2013

Mary Ann Kim of 146 Sugar Hill Rd., St. Marys, died Sunday morning, Jan. 6, 2013, at the Elk Haven Nursing Home.
Mary Ann is survived by a sister, Helen Kim Holland; and by three brothers, George, Martin and Joe Kim.
The 7 a.m. Mass at Queen of the World Church on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013 will be celebrated in Mary Ann Kim's memory. Interment will be at the discretion of the family.
There will be no visitation.
If desired, memorials may be made to the Elk Haven Nursing Home, 785 Johnsonburg Rd., St. Marys, PA 15857.

Henrietta C. Feldbauer

January 7, 2013

Henrietta C. Feldbauer, 89, of 1153 South Michael Road, St. Marys, died on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013 at Elk Regional Health Center following a brief illness.
She was born May 12, 1923 in St. Marys, a daughter of the late Henry and Clara Friedl Samick.
On July 12, 1942 in St. Mary's Church, she married the late Robert Feldbauer, who preceded her in death on Jan. 3, 1958.

Kenneth E. Burgeson

January 7, 2013

Kenneth E. Burgeson, 77, of 1890 Bucktail Rd., St. Marys, died on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013 at Pinecrest Manor following a lengthy illness.
He was born April 13, 1935 in Ridgway, a son of the late Winifred Schrift Burgeson. On Oct. 6, 1956 in Sacred Heart Church, he married Ilene Leviski Burgeson, who survives.

January 4th

William W. Thompson

January 5, 2013

William W. Thompson, M.D., 89, of 314 South St., Ridgway, died Friday morning at Elk Regional Health Center following a lengthy illness.
He was born Nov. 28, 1923, in Knox, son of the late David R. and Veronica A. (Dougherty) Thompson, both educators in the Elk County School System. He married Alice Marie DeVoge on July 26, 1952. She survives.

January 3rd

Stephen A. Lion

January 4, 2013

Stephen A. Lion, 64, of 205 Ford Rd., St. Marys, died unexpectedly Wednesday evening, Jan. 2, 2013 at the Elk Regional Health Center.
He was born May 2, 1948 in St. Marys, son of the late Robert G. and Irene Wehler Lion.
On Nov. 13, 1971 in the St. Boniface Church, he married Alice R. Collins, who survives.
He was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Elk County Christian High School, Class of 1967. He was a retired employee of SGL Carbon Company, retiring in 2009 after 42 1/2 years of service.

James F. Lenze

January 4, 2013

James F. Lenze, 62, of 122 Reserve Rd., St. Marys, died at his residence Wednesday evening, Jan. 2, 2013, after a brief illness.
He was born July 15, 1950 in St. Marys, son of the late Albert J. and Mary Martha Bauer Lenze Jr.
He was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Elk County Christian High School, Class of 1969. He was an employee of the Keystone Carbon Company for 43 years.

Michael V. Ehrensberger

January 4, 2013

Michael V. Ehrensberger, 38, of Pittsburgh, died Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 at Sweden Valley Manor in Coudersport.
Born on March 2, 1974 in St. Marys, he was the son of Jan Ehrensberger and Kathleen D. Visneski.
He was a graduate of Johnsonburg High School and Gannon University in Erie. He was the manager of three Crazy Mocha coffee houses in Pittsburgh. He enjoyed art, running and had an infectious laugh.

January 1st

Roger J. Klaiber Sr.

January 1, 2013

Roger J. Klaiber Sr., 73, of 24 Old State Rd., Kane, died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012 at UPMC Hamot.
Born April 12, 1939, in St. Marys, he was a son of the late Howard and Helen Simbeck Klaiber. On Jan. 8, 1966, in Kane, he married Sandra Jones, who survives.
A 1957 graduate of Kane High School, Roger worked at Stackpole for 15 years and later for the Pa. Department of Transportation, from which he retired in 2001 after 30 years of service.
Mr. Klaiber was a lifetime member of the BPOE #329 and enjoyed bowling, hunting, horseshoes and NASCAR.

David Wayne Blazek

January 1, 2013

David Wayne Blazek, 59, of 212 Teaberry Rd., St. Marys, died on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012 at Elk Regional Health Center following a lengthy illness.
He was born on April 21, 1953 in East Bernard, Texas, son of the late Bill and Letha Hintz Blazek.
On June 24, 1978, in the St. Thomas More Church in Houston, Texas, he married Patty Treylinek, who survives.
He had resided in St. Marys since 1980. Mr. Blazek was a graduate of East Bernard High School, Class of 1971, attended the Wharton Junior College and was a graduate of the University of Houston Pharmacy School in 1976.

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