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December 11th

Nancy R. Beimel

December 11, 2011

Nancy R. Beimel, 70, of 759 Johnsonburg Rd. Elco Glen, St. Marys, died Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011 at Elk Regional Health Center following a lengthy illness of the past several months.
She was born in Los Angeles, Calif., on March 11, 1941, daughter of the late Frank and Helen Johnson Nottingham.
She had formerly lived in California and Reynoldsville.
Nancy enjoyed her family, especially her grandchildren. She was an animal lover and loved her dog. She loved to travel, do ceramics, read and write poetry.

December 7th

Ralph A. Rudolph

December 7, 2011

Ralph A. Rudolph, 84, of First North St., Knoxdale, and recently of Nelson’s Golden Years of DuBois, died Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011 at Nelson’s Golden Years.
He was born Dec. 8, 1926 in Hollywood, Pa., son of the late Walter and Goldie (Lucore) Rudolph. On Jan. 13, 1951, he married Olga Koropal, who predeceased him in 1991.
He was born and raised in Hollywood, lived in Pittsburgh for four years, moved back to Hollywood and lived there from 1950 to 1975, and in 1975 moved to Knoxville, where he had made his home with Sara Gelnette. He had lived at Nelson’s Golden years since 2008.

December 6th

Theresa Virginia Nebesnak

December 6, 2011

Theresa Virginia Nebesnak, 82, of Elk Haven Nursing Home, St. Marys, and formerly of Johnsonburg, died Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011 at Elk Haven Nursing Home.
She was born on Oct. 3, 1929 in Lackawanna, N.Y., to the late Samuel Pace and Virginia Flynn. She married Emil S. Nebesnak, who predeceased her on Aug. 30, 2004.

December 5th

Bertha A. Schneider

December 5, 2011

Bertha A. Schneider, 96, of 1004 S. Michael Road, St. Marys, died on Friday, Dec. 2, 2011 at her home.
She was born Dec. 13, 1914 in St. Marys, a daughter of the late Joseph and Amelia Werneth Wehler. On Aug. 13, 1935 in St. Mary's Church, she married the late Raymond Schneider.

Thomas G. Schreiber

December 5, 2011

Thomas G. Schreiber, 69, of 1127 E. Eschbach Rd., St. Marys, died Friday, Dec. 2, 2011 at the Christ the King Manor in DuBois as a result of an automobile accident that occurred on Nov. 14, 2011.
He was born Aug. 31, 1942, in St. Marys, son of the late Ambrose and Bertha Brem Schreiber. On July 18, 1970, in the St. Boniface Church in Kersey, he married Connie M. Lorenzini and she survives.

William E. "Butch" Preston

December 5, 2011

William E. "Butch" Preston, 62, of 1078 E. Eschbach Road, St. Marys, died unexpectedly while hunting on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011 in Brookville.
He was born March 3, 1949 in DuBois, a son of the late William and Caroline Dixon Preston. On Aug. 22, 1974 in Johnsonburg, he married Patricia Catalano Preston, who survives.

December 2nd

Donald M. Buttery

December 3, 2011

Donald M. Buttery, 82, formerly of 121 Fleming Rd., St. Marys, died Thursday Dec. 1, 2011 at the Pinecrest Manor.
Born Jan. 2, 1929 in St. Marys, he was a son of the late Percy and Florence Anzinger Buttery. On Aug. 19, 1954 in Sacred Heart Rectory, he married the former Esther Dallasen, who died May 13, 2002.

Lorene M. Rudolph

December 3, 2011

Lorene M. Rudolph, 93, of Elk Haven Nursing Home in St. Marys and formerly of 104 Julia St., Johnsonburg, died Friday, Dec. 2, 2011 following a three-year illness.
Rudolph was born on Sept. 8, 1918, in Collbran, Ala., daughter of the late Daniel T. and Allie A. Tucker Pritchett.
On Sept. 8, 1945, she married Edward W. Rudolph, who preceded her in death on Aug. 5, 2006.
As a child, Lorene attended Tucker Chapel School in Ft. Payne, Ala. She had been a resident of Johnsonburg since 1945 and was employed by GTE Sylvania of St. Marys for 10 years.

November 30th

Allen H. "Acky" Herr

November 30, 2011

Allen H. "Acky" Herr, 88, of 306 Walnut St., St. Marys, died on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011 at Pinecrest Manor.
He was born Sept. 22, 1923 in St. Marys, a son of the late Samuel and Mildred Claster Herr.
On Oct. 7, 1947 in St. Marys, he married Helen Kreckle Herr, who survives.

November 27th

Agatha Theresa “Gram” Gerg

November 28, 2011

Agatha Theresa “Gram” Gerg, 87, died on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011, at the Rainey Hospice House in Anderson, S.C.
Born June 30, 1924, in St. Marys, she was a daughter of the late George Herzing and Anna Schaberl Herzing. She was the beloved wife of the late Robert Leroy Gerg,
Mrs. Gerg was a homemaker and was happiest when surrounded by her loving family.

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