Archive - Obituary
September 16th, 2013
Shirley Ann Klein, 77, of 417 Old Kersey Rd., Kersey, and formerly of Laurel Lane, Kersey, died Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, at the UPMC Hamot Hospital in Erie after a lengthy illness.
She was born June 3, 1936 in Toby Valley, daughter of the late Angelo and Doris Blick Morelli. She was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Kersey High School, Class of 1955. She was a former employee of the Stackpole Corporation and worked 25 years at Pinecrest Manor as the assistant activities director.
Jean M. Parmigiani, 74, formerly of 122 Center St. , St. Marys, died in the early morning of Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 at Elk Haven Nursing Home.
She was born April 15, 1939 in Ridgway, daughter of the late Joseph and Angela (Agosti) Parmigiani.
She was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church in Kersey. She had been employed by Stackpole Carbon for 28 years.
She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two aunts and one uncle.
George S. Cherry, 91, of 1826 Bendigo Rd., Johnsonburg, died the morning of Sept. 10, 2013 following a short illness at Scottish Pines Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Laurinburg, N.C.
He was born on Oct. 23, 1921 in Johnsonburg, the son of the late John and Anna Dellaquila Cherry.
He married Mary Chupa on Jan. 12, 1946 in Holy Rosary Church in Johnsonburg. She died March 26, 2012.
Gordon William Stewart, 68, of Chapel Hill, N.C., beloved husband of Elaine (Godzyk) Stewart, died Wednesday morning, Sept. 11, 2013, at home.
Born in Lynn, Mass., he was the son of the late Daniel (Neil) and Evelyn (Campbell) Stewart. Gordon was raised and educated in Lynn, and is an Army veteran.
Prior to his retirement, he was employed for 35 years as a Production Foreman at Sylvania Lighting, first with GTE on Loring Avenue in Salem, Mass., then with Osram in St. Marys.
Geraldine C. DeLoge, 92, a resident of Pinecrest Manor and formerly of 132 Random Rd., Chapel Village, St. Marys, died early Thursday morning, Sept. 12, 2013 at the Pinecrest Manor after a lengthy illness.
She was born Nov. 30, 1920, in Detroit, Mich., daughter of the late Albert and Mae LaFeve Zielan. On March 23, 1940, in St. Barbara's Church in Dearborn, Mich., she married Archie A. DeLoge who preceded her in death on Sept. 21, 1990.
Stephen Augustine Mishenko, 80, died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013 at 7 p.m. at the Snyder Memorial Nursing Home, Marienville.â€¨He was born Sept. 22, 1932 at Clarion Avenue in the Vennard Island area of Johnsonburg. He was the son of the late Stephen J. and Anna (Kasaback/Kasubjak) Mishenko of Johnsonburg. He was a resident of Johnsonburg all his life.
He attended Holy Rosary School, West End School and the Johnsonburg High School.
Cecelia A. Haser, 76, 159 Queens Rd., St. Marys, died unexpectedly Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, at her home.
She was born Dec. 18, 1936 in St. Marys, daughter of the late James and Assunta Scarnati Carino. She was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Central Catholic High School, Class of 1956.
On May 30, 1960 in the Queen of the World Church, she married Raymond J. Haser, who preceded her in death on Aug. 30, 2001.
Leo W. Biel, 90, of 5861 Glen Hazel Rd., Wilcox, died Tuesday morning, Sept. 10, 2013, at Pinecrest Manor in St. Marys following a short illness.
He was born April 11, 1923 in Portage, son of the late John and Anna Biel Biel.
He married Doris Rosa Hamilton on Sept. 20, 1947 in Brockway, and she preceded him in death on March 12, 2003.
He resided in Wilcox all his life and attended Wilcox schools. He was a member of Holy Cross Church in Rasselas.
Mark E. Zimmermann, 61, of 196 Parade St., St. Marys, died Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, at his residence after a lengthy illness.
He was born June 30, 1952, in Buffalo, N.Y., son of the late Edward and Catherine Biondo Zimmermann.
He was a graduate of Lafayette High School in Buffalo, N.Y., Class of 1971, and had resided in St. Marys since 1972. He was retired owner of the former Zimmermann's Exxon in St. Marys and had worked for Servicemaster at the St. Marys Area School District.
On June 23, 1972, in the Sacred Hearth Church, he married Frances M. Scutella, and she survives.
Shirley H. Fitzgerald, 84, of 238 Parkview Rd, St. Marys, died Friday morning, Sept. 6, 2013, at her home following a lengthy illness.
She was born March 19, 1929 in Bradford, daughter of the late Kenneth and Mabell Iddings Hokanson. She was a graduate of Bradford High School, Class of 1947 and had been a resident of St. Marys since 1951.
On November 24, 1949 in Bradford, she married William K. Fitzgerald, who survives.