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September 15th, 2014

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.

September 14th

Phyllis Jean Gausman

September 14, 2014

Phyllis Jean Gausman, 81, died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014 at her home at Benzinger Road following a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s. 
Phyllis Jean was born May 13, 1933 at home in Klondyke, a daughter of the late Vern and Ruth (Senior) VanOrder.
Due to her father’s several re-assignments as a game protector, Phyllis attended four different grade schools, including the experience of a one-room schoolhouse, before arriving at the stability of the Wilcox High School where she graduated in 1951 as the valedictorian of her class.

September 11th

Maxine H. Fink

September 11, 2014

Maxine H. Fink, 85, formerly of Elk Avenue, Ridgway, died Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 at Pinecrest Manor following a lengthy illness.
She was born July 31, 1929 in Mill Hall, daughter of the late Charles and Trenna Bridges Bowman.
She was married to John E. Fink who preceded her in death Jan. 16, 1994.
She enjoyed reading.

September 10th

Judy A. Thorwart

September 10, 2014

Judy A. Thorwart, 74, of 335 Main St., Kersey, died at her home on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014 surrounded by her family following a short illness.
She was born Oct. 11, 1939, a daughter of the late Daniel and Edith Newquist Corbe.
On May 6, 1961 in St. Boniface Church, she married Lee Thorwart, who survives.

Theresa M. Naugle

September 10, 2014

Theresa M. Naugle, 84, of Lockport, N.Y., died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014 under the care of Niagara Hospice.
She was born Oct. 11, 1929 in St. Marys, daughter of the late Thomas D. and Mary Rose DiLullo Asalone who lived in Weedville.
She was married to Robert T. Naugle who preceded her in death Feb. 27, 2011.
Theresa worked at Harrison Radiator for 20 years, retiring in 1987, and then worked at Bon-Ton in Lockport for 10 years. She enjoyed doing crafts.

Maxine H. Fink

September 10, 2014

Maxine H. Fink, 85, formerly of Elk Avenue, Ridgway, died Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 at Pinecrest Manor following a lengthy illness.
She was born July 31, 1929 in Mill Hall, daughter of the late Charles and Trenna Bridges Bowman.
She was married to John E. Fink who preceded her in death Jan. 16, 1994.
She enjoyed reading.

September 8th

Anna M. Laird

September 8, 2014

Anna M. Laird, 94, of 610 South Michael Rd., St. Marys, died Monday, Sept. 8, 2014 at Penn Highlands Elk following a short illness.
She was born July 27, 1920, a daughter of the late Michael and Helena Bizjak Ausserer.
On Jan. 29, 1949 in St. Marys Church, she married Robert T. Laird, who preceded her in death Dec. 22, 2003.

September 7th

Helen Johanna Imbrogno

September 7, 2014

Helen Johanna Imbrogno, 92, of 636 Second Ave., Johnsonburg, died Saturday morning, Sept. 6, 2014 at her residence following a brief illness.
She was born March 7, 1922 in St. Marys, daughter of the late Lawrence and Margaret Stebich.
On Sept. 25, 1954 in St. Mary's Church, St. Marys, she married Carl Imbrogno and he survives
She resided in Johnsonburg since her marriage. She lived her childhood in St. Marys with her grandparents Henry and Henrietta Knowlton.

Dorothy A. Meyer

September 7, 2014

Dorothy A. Meyer, 92, a resident of Pinecrest Manor and formerly of Elk Towers, died unexpectedly Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, at Pinecrest Manor.
She was born Aug. 27, 1922 in Akron, Ohio, daughter of the late Leo and Veronica Smithbauer Frey.
On Sept. 4, 1943 in the St. Mary’s Church, she married Leo G. Meyer, who preceded her in death on Oct. 6, 1984.

Elizabeth (Betty) J. Roth

September 7, 2014

Elizabeth (Betty) J. Roth, 92, of Bucktail Road, St. Marys, died in Newburyport, Mass. on Aug. 18, 2014 after a brief illness.
She was born in St. Marys on June 22, 1922, daughter of the late Norbert Wittman and Dolores Distler Wittman. On Oct. 22, 1945, she married John J. Roth, who preceded her in death in 2002.

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