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September 25th

Amy J. Sain

September 25, 2014

Amy J. Sain, 36, of Seven Fields, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014.
She is survived by her husband, Jerry D. Sain; her children, Riley and Ryan; her parents, Theodore and Lorraine Wawrykow; a brother, Joseph C. Wawrykow (Dominique); in-laws Donald and Leah (Dowie) Sain; sisters-in-law Diane Marzula (John), Lisa Jennings (William), Paula Canterino (Joseph), Debbie Sain and Jackie Means (Walker); brothers-in-law Douglas Sain (Leanne) and Robert Campana (Martha); and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

September 24th

Bernard (Bernie) Kline

September 24, 2014

Bernard (Bernie) Kline, 82, died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014 at his residence in Rexford Manor in Yakima, Wash.

September 23rd

William L. “Fuzzy” Gardner

September 23, 2014

William L. “Fuzzy” Gardner, 74, of Bennetts Valley Highway, Byrnedale, died early Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 at his home.
He was born Dec. 31, 1939 in Gardner Hill, Weedville, son of the late Clyde Thomas and Audrey (Ives) Gardner.
On May 4, 1963, he married Gertrude F. (Samick), and she survives.
He was a graduate of Weedville High School.
He served in the Navy from 1957-1960, including 19 months in Newfoundland and aboard the USS Aucilla in Norfolk, Va.

September 19th

Everett Draucher Shea Jr.

September 19, 2014

Everett Draucher Shea Jr., 84, died Friday, Sept. 19, 2014 at FirstHealth Hospice House in Pinehurst, N.C.
A native of Pennsylvania most of his life, he graduated from Tarentum High School, Grove City College and the University of Pittsburgh. Everett worked for Keystone Carbon Company in St. Marys for 43 years as vice president of sales and marketing.

Paul A. Eckert, D.D.S

September 19, 2014

Paul A. Eckert, D.D.S, 84, of North Versailles, died after a long battle with cancer on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014.
He was born March 27, 1930 in St. Marys, a son of the late Vincent A. and Marie (Pistner) Eckert.

September 18th

Gary L. Salter

September 18, 2014

Gary L. Salter, 61, of 255 Plum Rd., St. Marys, died on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 at Penn Highlands Elk following a lengthy illness.
He was born on July 19, 1953, a son the late LeRoy and Mona Rung Salter.
On August 30, 2002 in Huntley, Pa., he married Virginia Johnson Sweeney Salter, who survives.
He was a graduate of Cameron County High School.

Antoinette (Toni) Kelso

September 18, 2014

Antoinette (Toni) Kelso, 59, of Brookville, died on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014 at her home.
She was born in St. Marys on February 2, 1955, a daughter of the late James and Grace (Haberberger) Gleixner.
On November 8, 1975, she married her soul mate Al Kelso. He survives.

September 17th

Edwin P. “Kat” Polaski Sr.

September 17, 2014

Edwin P. “Kat” Polaski Sr., 92, of Bergen Street, Johnsonburg, died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 at Pinecrest Manor after a lengthy illness.
He was born Jan. 6, 1922 in Johnsonburg, son of the late Peter and Stella (Machcoviak) Polaski.
On Oct. 25, 1952, he married Dorothy Carnahan, who preceded him in death June 20, 1979.
He served in the Army during WWII and worked at the Johnsonburg Paper Mill for 47 years.
He was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church and lived all his life in Johnsonburg.

September 16th

Robert Gardner

September 16, 2014

Robert Gardner, 95, a lifelong resident of Ridgway, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2014 after a brief illness.
He was born July 11, 1919, in Ridgway, son of the late Elmer and Susie (Wilson) Gardner.
He was married to Genevieve M. Assalone on Feb. 10, 1945 at St. Leo's Church. His only daughter, Kathleen Gardner, survives.

September 15th

Ruth Lilian “Peg” Stimson Fritz

September 15, 2014

Ruth Lilian “Peg” Stimson Fritz, 91, of 185 Center St., Elk Towers, and formerly of 172 Queens Rd., St. Marys, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at the Elk Haven Nursing Home.
She was born Nov. 22, 1922 in Abberley, near Worcester, England, daughter of the late Tom Thacker Stimson and Lilian Cripps Stimson.
On June 27, 1944 in the St. George’s Roman Catholic Church, Worcester, England, she married Jerome J. Fritz of St. Marys, who preceded her in death on Jan. 1, 1994.

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