Archive - Obituary
October 6th, 2011
Helen M. Wygant of West Songbird Road, Bradford, died Monday, Oct. 3, 2011 at her son's home in Dickson, Tenn.
Committal will be at the convenience of the family.
There will be no visitation.
Irene T. Rieder, 82, a resident of Elk Haven Nursing Home and formerly of 209 Madison Street, St. Marys, died on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011 following a brief illness.
She was born Oct. 12, 1928 in St. Marys, a daughter of the late Arnold and Catherine Krug Wurm.
On June 2, 1951 in the St. Mary's Church, she married Thomas Rieder Sr., who preceded her in death on March 26, 1978.
Thomas Edward ClarkÂ was born on April 15, 1939 in Emporium, the third son of the late Otto and Josephine Schager Clark.
Mary Rita Valentine, 95, of 327 Chestnut Street, St. Marys, died Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at her home.Â
She was born May 30, 1916 in St. Marys, daughter of the late John and Josephine Geeck Eckl.Â She was a lifelong resident of the area and graduated from St. Marys schools.Â She was a retired personnel manager of the Stackpole Carbon Corp. and had worked for the Conrad family for many years.
On November 11, 1967 in the Queen of the World Church, she married R. Thomas Valentine, who preceded her in death on September 7, 2011.
Theresa F. Clark, 87, of Treasure Lake, died on Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at the Dubois Nursing Home following a brief illness.
She was born June 1, 1924 in Dagus Mines, a daughter of the late Lorenzo and Jacqueline DeBarba Cavallett.
On October 12, 1957 in Ridgway, she married the late Clayton S. Clark, who preceded her in death on August 27, 1997.
Mrs. Clark was Catholic by faith and had attended St. Michael's Church in DuBois.Â She enjoyed cooking and catering.Â She also enjoyed birds, but most of all, she enjoyed caring for her family.Â
Louis J. Cenni, 93, died Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011.
He was born in Brandy Camp on Oct. 26, 1917, the son of the late Louis J. and Emilia Cenni.
He graduated from Horton Township High School in 1936, the University of Notre Dame in 1940, and Temple Medical School in 1943.
He served overseas in World War II and the Korean War. He remained in the U.S. Army Reserves until his retirement as a colonel in 1978.
Pearl A. Nashadka, 74, of 424 Water Street Extension, Johnsonburg, and formerly of Mefferts Run Road, Wilcox, died Friday evening, Sept. 30, 2011 at Elk Regional Health Center in St. Marys following a short illness.
She was born Feb. 5, 1937 in Ridgway, daughter of the late William and Harriett Wolfe Girts.
She married Walter A. Nashadka on Dec. 21, 1957, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 8, 1997.
She resided in Wilcox most of her life, but lived briefly in Buffalo, N.Y. and Johnsonburg.
John J. Caskey, 69, of 23 Garï¬eld St., Byrnedale, died on Friday, September 30, 2011 at Elk Regional Health Center in St. Marys following a lengthy illness.
He was born August 20, 1942 in St. Marys, a son of the late Joseph G. and Alice Wickett Caskey.
On September 25, 1966 in Queen of the World Church, he married Ruth Ann Young Caskey, who survives.
Clyde F. Robison, 81, of Studio City, Calif., died on Wednesday, Sept. 28 at his residence following a lengthy illness.
He was born Feb. 12, 1930 in St. Marys, the only child of the late Francis and Deloris Robison.
He graduated from St. Marys Area High School and went on to serve in the Coast Guard. Most of his professional career was spent at Stackpole Components Company, with his last position being VP of Sales.
In 1976, he relocated to California after becoming a partner in Luscome Engineering, which he retired from in 2009.
Catherine A. "Kitty" Bergant, 76, of 6515 Ridgway Rd., Johnsonburg, and formerly of Pittsburgh, died Tuesday evening, Sept. 27, 2011 at the residence of her daughter, Toni Ritchey, in Forbes Road.
She was born March 21, 1935 in Johnsonburg, daughter of the late Patsy and Theresa Steinbach Cherry
On March 2, 1962, in Johnsonburg, she married Donald J. Bergant, who preceded her in death on March 6, 2004.