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October 22nd

Rita Marconi

October 22, 2013

Rita Marconi, 88, of Hamburg, N.Y. died on Oct. 21.
Rita was the wife of the late James Winnert and Victor Marconi; mother of Richard and Ronald Winnert; grandmother of Brandy Jeremy, Boomer, Joseph, Veronica, Nicholas and Sabrina; great-grandmother of Sean, Kayden and Christian. Rita was a former resident of St. Marys and worked as an LPN at OLV Hospital in Lackawanna, N.Y.

Ronald E. Dixon

October 22, 2013

Ronald E. Dixon, 60, of Ridgway, died unexpectedly on Oct. 21.
He was born Sept. 20, 1953, the son of Eugene and Virginia Dixon. He was married to JoAnne Dixon on Sept. 1, 1984.

October 21st

Jacqueline Turner

October 21, 2013

Jacqueline Turner, 74, of 3986 Tonbridge Lane, Winston-Salem, N.C. died on Monday, Sept. 30 at the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home following a lengthy illness.
She was born May 12, 1937 in St. Marys, the daughter of the late E. J. "Jack" and Loretta Benninger Terry. She graduated from Central Catholic High School class of 1957.
On Dec. 10, 1983 in Ridgway she married William Turner who survives.

Carmella P. Sellers

October 21, 2013

Carmella P. Sellers, age 81, of Weedville, died Friday, Oct. 18, 2013 at Elk Regional Health Center after a lengthy illness.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 10 a.m., Friday, Oct. 25, 2013 at the St. Joseph Catholic Church, Force, with Father Thomas Tyler celebrant.
Interment will be in St. Joseph Church Cemetery.
There will be no visitation.
The family will be receiving friends from 9–10 a.m., Friday, Oct. 25 at the St. Joseph Catholic Church, Force
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to the Bennetts Valley Ambulance.

Linda L. Murphy

October 21, 2013

Linda L. Murphy, 65, of Cape Coral, Fla., formerly of Key West and Philadelphia, died Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013 in Cape Coral.
She was born Oct. 16, 1947 in Oil City to James and Jeanne Clifford.

Margie Rose "Babe" Cherry

October 21, 2013

Margie Rose "Babe" Cherry, age 83, of 5000 Whitehaven Court, Richmond, Va., formerly of Northridge, Calif., died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013 at Autumn Care, Hanover, Va. following a lengthy illness.
She was born July 2, 1930 in Kane, the daughter of Gustav and Elsie Shaffer Johnson.
She was married to Victor "Vito" Cherry on Jan. 13, 1948 in Johnsonburg. He died Dec. 21, 2000.
She had resided in Virginia since 2009, and formerly lived in California. She graduated from Kane High School in 1947.

October 20th

Danial J. Ruffner

October 20, 2013

Danial J. Ruffner, 33, of Scribner Avenue, DuBois, and formerly of Kersey, died at UPMC Shadyside Hospital in Pittsburgh on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013 following complications of a long battle with Leukemia.
He was born Jan. 2, 1980 in Lewistown, a son of Donald and Cheryl (Heiberger) Ruffner of Kersey and Casey and Deborah (Werneth) Bowers of DuBois.

Gloria J. Copella

October 20, 2013

Gloria J. Copella, 63, of 332 Brandy Camp Circle, Ridgway, died on Sunday morning, Oct. 20, 2013, at the Elk Regional Health Center after a brief illness.
She was born March 15, 1950 in Ridgway, daughter of the late Gerald Jerome and Mary Elizabeth Kline Copella. She was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Ridgway High School, Class of 1968. She was an employee of the St. Marys Carbon Company.
She is survived by her brother, Laverne Copella of Brandy Camp, and her nephew, Gerald Richard Copella of St. Marys.
There will be no visitation.

Margaret L. Shoup

October 20, 2013

Margaret L. Shoup, 90, of 759 Johnsonburg Road Apt. 14, St. Marys and formerly of Filmore Road died on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013 at Elk Regional Health Center.
She was born Aug. 22, 1923 in St. Marys, a daughter of the late George and Rose Balaban Mahovlich.
On April 24, 1946 in Sacred Heart Church, she married the late Albert "Bert" Shoup, who preceded her in death on Oct. 9, 1999.

October 18th

Nancy Densmore-Wilson

October 18, 2013

Nancy Densmore-Wilson, 55, of Laurens, Iowa, formerly of Ridgway, died on Tuesday, Oct. 15 at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 22 at the Smith-Loterbour-Powers Funeral Home in Laurens with Pastor David Lyons officiating. Burial will be at Poland Township Cemetery in Marathon.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct 21 at the Smith-Loterbour-Powers Funeral Home in Laurens. An Eastern Star Service will begin at 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

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