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June 9th

Emily Ann Wheeler

June 9, 2014

Emily Ann Wheeler (nee Zitzler), 47, died peacefully in her home at 1901 Courtyard Dr., #E, Capitola in her husband's arms in the early hours of the morning, Wednesday, May 28, 2014 after a two and a half year battle with stage 4 colon cancer.
Emily was born April 20, 1967 in Andrew Kaul Memorial Hospital in St. Marys to Deborah and Ralph Zitzler. When Emily was young, the family moved to southern California and eventually moved to San Jose in northern California.

Thomas S. Rupprecht

June 9, 2014

Thomas S. Rupprecht, 73, of 621 Maurus St., St. Marys, died at Elk Haven Nursing Home, St. Marys, on
Monday morning, June 9, 2014.
He was born Sept. 13, 1940 in St. Marys, a son of the late Alois and Mary Gleixner Rupprecht
On July 22, 1961 in St. Mary's Church he married the late Judith M. Munn Rupprecht.
He was a graduate of Central High School in the Class of 1958, and he was a member of the St. Mary's Church. He retired from St. Marys Carbon in 2002 after over 44 years.

Roseanne Gorton

June 9, 2014

Roseanne Gorton, beloved mother, died Saturday, June 7, 2014 at the age of 69 after a courageous battle with sarcoma.
She was surrounded by her five daughters and close family members and friends. Her profound love, unconditional support, and gentle manner will be sorely missed by those closest to her.
Roseanne was born in 1945 to the late Barbara and Harry Hannibal. She has an older brother, Alan Hannibal; a sister, Lora Johnson; and a very sweet baby sister, Mary B. Hannibal, for whom Roseanne has been devoted to caring for for many years.

June 8th

Roseanne Gorton

June 8, 2014

Roseanne Gorton, beloved mother, died Saturday, June 7, 2014 at the age of 69 after a courageous battle with sarcoma.
She was surrounded by her five daughters and close family members and friends. Her profound love, unconditional support, and gentle manner will be sorely missed by those closest to her.
Roseanne was born in 1945 to the late Barbara and Harry Hannibal. She has an older brother, Alan Hannibal; a sister, Lora Johnson; and a very sweet baby sister, Mary B. Hannibal, for whom Roseanne has been devoted to caring for for many years.

Sigmonda D. "Ziggy" Catalone

June 8, 2014

Sigmonda D. "Ziggy" Catalone, 81, of 319 Spring St., Emporium, died at Guy & Mary Felt Manor, Emporium, on Saturday morning, June 7, 2014.
She was born Nov. 10, 1932 in Force, a daughter of the late Stanley and Virginia Ritacheska Visneski.
On Nov. 6, 1954 in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Force, she married Gabrielle "Paul" Catalone, who survives.

June 6th

Harold H. “Bud” Erich

June 7, 2014

Harold H. “Bud” Erich, 77, of Gardner Hill Road, Weedville, died Friday, June 6, 2014 at the DuBois Regional Medical Center.
He was born Feb. 2, 1937 in St. Marys, son of the late LeRoy "Curley" and Helen "Honey" (Geitner) Erich.
On June 7, 1961, he married Carol J. (Smith) Erich, who survives.
He was born and raised in St. Marys and had been a resident of Bennetts Valley for the last 50 years. He served in the Army Reserves and worked for Stackpole/Carbone for 43, retiring in 1999.

Laura E. “Bette” Ginter

June 7, 2014

Laura E. “Bette” Ginter, 89, died Tuesday, May 6, 2014.
She was born to Fred and Jane Anderson on Dec. 15, 1924, married William C. “Bill” Ginter on June 30, 1945, and lived most of her life in Brisbin. Her most recent residence was at Claremont Nursing and Rehabilitation in Carlisle and had previously resided in both State College and Glen Hazel.

June 5th

Freda Alice (Thacher) Shutters

June 5, 2014

Freda Alice (Thacher) Shutters, “Alice” to most, died Sunday, June 1, 2014.
She was born on March 20, 1937 to the late Freida and John Thacher in Millstone Township, Elk County, in Pennsylvania.
She graduated from Ridgway High School. Alice wed Alvin Shutters Sr. on Sept. 12, 1959. She worked at Stackpole Corporation for many years, and later for BiLo grocery store.

Helen A. Predko

June 5, 2014

Helen A. Predko, 92, formerly of 1028 North Broad St., Ridgway, died Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at Elk Haven Nursing Home.
She was born Oct. 9, 1921 in Ridgway, daughter of the late Peter and Mary (Stowick) Yando. She married Joseph Predko on Feb. 9, 1944, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 7, 1992. She resided in Ridgway all her life and was a member of St. Leo Catholic Church.

Goldie "Malamati" Gioulekas

June 5, 2014

Goldie "Malamati" (nee Kalambukas) Gioulekas, 92, died Monday, June 2, 2014.
She was the beloved wife of the late Constantinos Gioulekas; loving mother of Vickie Gioulekas, Klee (Patricia) Gioulekas, Anna (Markos) Bahas and Markos Gioulekas; cherished grandmother of Constantinos, Olympia, Rosanna (Raymond) Kollidas, Malamati, Leontios, Constantina, Christian, Constandina and Anna; adored great-grandmother of Petros, Markos, Tasos and Leontios Kollidas; dearest sister of the late Andrew (late Colleen) Kalambukas; also survived by nieces and nephews.

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