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February 13th, 2013

Genevieve Ohlin

February 14, 2013

Genevieve Ohlin, 87, of Suwanee, Ga., died on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013.
Born in Kersey, Genevieve was a loving homemaker and devout member of St. Benedict Catholic Church. She was also an avid reader who loved to play bridge.
She married Raymond Ohlin, her husband of 59 years, who preceded her in death

Constance L. (Connie) Eckert

February 14, 2013

Constance L. (Connie) Eckert, 78, died at her home in Galeton on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013.
Connie was born in St. Marys in 1934 and graduated from St. Marys High School in 1953.
On February 12, 1955 in St. Marys, she married her loving husband of 58 years, Jerome Eckert, who survives.
She was very active in the Catholic Church and various charities, including the Special Olympics, and enjoyed sports and spending time with her family.

William H. Decker

February 14, 2013

William H. Decker, 83, of 1207 E. Eschbach Road, St. Marys, died on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at Punxsutawney Hospital following a lengthy illness. 
He was born February 5, 1930 in St. Marys, a son of the late Clarence and Gertrude Klausman Decker.
On April 24, 1965 in Tyler Church, he married Thomasine Czajkouski Decker, who survives.

February 10th

Margaret E. Jackie Sarnoski

February 10, 2013

Margaret E. Jackie Sarnoski, 73, of Landis Rd., Sabula, 73, of Landis Road, Sabula, died early Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013 at the DuBois Regional Medical Center after a lengthy illness.
She was born Nov. 18, 1939 in DuBois, the daughter of the late Jack and Margaret Gallagher. She married Stanley Sarnoski, who preceded her in death.

Gertrude M. Hyatt

February 10, 2013

Gertrude M. Hyatt, 89, of Pinecrest Manor and formerly of 101 N. Mill St., Ridgway, died peacefully Feb. 8, 2013.
She was born Oct. 31, 1923, in Ridgway, the daughter of the late of Ulrich and Julia Montgomery Amacher.
On April 24, 1948, she married Thomas A. Hyatt in Bellefonte. He preceded her in death Aug. 28, 1993.

February 7th

Donald E. Kirst

February 8, 2013

Donald E. Kirst, 87, of 627 Fox Rd., St. Marys, died on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013 following a brief illness.
He was born Dec. 4, 1925 in Buffalo, N.Y., a son of the late John and Louise Degan Kirst.
On Sept. 15, 1945 at St. Mary Magdaline Catholic Church in Buffalo, N.Y., he married the late Kathleen Hughes Kirst.

February 6th

Michael L. Stumpff

February 7, 2013

Michael L. Stumpff, 60, of Hudson, N.C., died Tuesday, January 22, 2013 after a short illness.
He was born November 1, 1952 in St. Marys, son of Valery J. Stumpff and the late Harry G. Stumpff of Emporium and later Altoona.
He graduated from Cameron County High School in 1970 and attended St. Bonaventure University, graduating in 1974 with a B.A. degree in Economics.

Christine A. Schatz

February 7, 2013

Christine A. Schatz, 61, a resident of Pinecrest Manor and formerly of Bucktail Road. died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013 at the Pinecrest Manor after an illness of the past several months.
She was born Feb. 20, 1951 in St. Marys, daughter of the late Charles and Loretta Nissel Schatz.
Christine was loving and easy to please. In her good years, she enjoyed many things. She was a member of the Sacred Heart Church.

Esther A. Piccirillo

February 7, 2013

Esther A. Piccirillo, 101, of Pinecrest Manor, St. Marys, died Monday, February 4, 2013, at her residence.
She was born August 17, 1911, in Ridgway, the daughter of the late Henry and Matilda Martinson Nelson. She married Michael Piccirillo.

Lawrence J. Ogden

February 7, 2013

Lawrence J. Ogden, 78, of 863 Johnsonburg Road, St. Marys, died Wednesday morning, February 6, 2013 at Pinecrest Manor after a lengthy illness.
He was born December 25, 1934 in Kane, son of the late Lawrence D. and Catherine Devereaux Ogden. On August 22, 1958 in Salamanca, N.Y., he married Julia A. Roberts, who survives.
He was a graduate of Wilcox High School, Class of 1954, and had lived in St. Marys since 1959. He was a retired employee of Carbon Graphite, retiring in 1997 after 38 years of service.

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