Archive - Obituary
October 29th, 2010
Louise M. Servideo, 95, of Blue Ridge Christian Home, Bealeton, Va., died Wednesday evening, Oct. 27, 2010, following a lengthy illness.
She was born Sept. 29, 1915 in Pittsfield, Mass., daughter of the late Bruno and Rose Cattropa Tucci.
She married Joseph G. Servideo on Sept. 25, 1938. He preceded her in death on May 15, 1971. She later married Charles Blochberger in 1996, and he preceded her in death in 2003.
June Yetzer, 80, of 168 Queens Rd., died Thursday afternoon, Oct. 28, 2010 at Elk Regional Health Center following a lengthy illness.
She was born Aug. 10, 1930 in Montgomery, Ala., daughter of the late Anderson and Daisy Bodiford Hall. On July 13, 1963, in St. Marys, she married James Yetzer, who survives.
James E. â€śJimâ€ť Howard, 71, of 17 Klondike Rd., Johnsonburg, died Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010 at his residence following a lengthy illness.
He was born Oct.11, 1939 in Olean, NY, son of the late Ralph E. and Julia M. Oviatt Howard.
He married Janet Pearl Sample on Aug. 23, 1958. She preceded him in death on Feb. 4, 1988. On March 15, 1991, he married Kathryn Allegretto Valentine, who survives.
Tristan Jace Burke, three months old, of Caledonia, died unexpectedly Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010 at home.
He was born Aug. 2, 2010 in DuBois, son of Stanley and Nicole (Decker) Burke II, who survive.
Merle C. Lecker, 94, of the Elk Haven Nursing Home and formerly of 537 E. Kaul Avenue, St. Marys, died on Tuesday evening, Oct. 26, 2010 at Elk Haven Nursing Home following a brief illness.
He was born Sept. 5, 1916 in St. Marys, a son of the late Joseph and Anna Greitl Lecker.
On Sept. 11, 1942, he married the late Genevieve Shuttleworth Lecker, who preceded him in death on Dec. 8, 1992.
Peter Gary Garbic, 68, of 1126 Bosch Dr., Green Valley, AZ, and a former St. Marys resident, died on Sunday, Oct. 24, 2010 at the St. Maryâ€™s Hospital in Tucson, AZ, after a lengthy illness.
He was born June 3, 1942, in St. Marys, son of the late Peter J. Garbic and Ann Burdick Garbic. He was a lifelong resident of the area and had lived in Arizona for the past 2 1/2 years. He was the retired owner of Peteâ€™s Pepperoni in St. Marys.
LaVerne J. "Skinny" Gorske, 92, of 426 Willow St., Johnsonburg, died Sunday afternoon, Oct. 24, 2010, at Pinecrest Manor Nursing Home in St. Marys following a short illness.
He was born March 11, 1918 in Erie, son of the late Paul and Agnes Bilgere Gorske.
He married Lucille Williams on July 26, 1940 and she preceded him in death on July 15, 1994.
Nancy L. Robinson, 63, of 122 Town View Rd., died unexpectedly Friday, Oct. 22, 2010, at her residence.
She was born Feb. 20, 1947, in St. Marys, daughter of the late James J. and Eileen M. Eckl Herzing. She was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of St. Marys High School, Class of 1965. She was a former employee of the Keystone Carbon Co.
On Oct. 4, 1969, in the Sacred Heart Church, she married Ronald E. Robinson, who survives.
Raymond B. Knepper, 67, a resident of Elk Haven Nursing Home and formerly of Erie Avenue, died unexpectedly on Sunday, Oct. 24, 2010 at the Elk Regional Health Center.
He was born May 29, 1943 in Waynesboro, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Knepper.
On Sept. 9, 1972, in Cresson, he married Lucille Heiberger, who survives.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a sister, Barb Moates of Hagerstown, Md. and a brother, Bob Knepper of Waynesboro.
Mr. Knepper worked at ELCAM for the past 17 years.
James F. Hanes, 68, of 334 Walnut St., St. Marys, died Saturday, Oct. 22, 2010, at the Elk Regional Health Center after a lengthy illness.
He was born Aug. 12, 1942, in St. Marys, son of the late Ernest and Loretta Haberberger Hanes. He was a graduate of St. Marys High School and had lived in Indiana, Pa. and Pittsburgh for several years.