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December 10th

Stanford L. Anderson

December 10, 2012

Stanford L. Anderson, 84, of 319 East Fifth St., Warren, died on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012 at Warren General Hospital.
Stanford was born April 18, 1928, in Ridgway to the late Carl G. Anderson and Sarah B. Raybuck Anderson. He attended grade school, junior high school and senior high school. 

December 7th

Mary T. Volker

December 7, 2012

Mary T. Volker, 85 of Greensburg, died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 in Excela Health: Westmoreland Hospital following a brief illness.
She was born April 17, 1927 in Weedville, the daughter of the late Frank and Helen (Lanzel) Krellner.
Mary was a member of Blessed Sacrament Cathedral and the Friday Music Club.  She was a graduate of Duquesne University and an accomplished violinist who proudly performed in various symphonies.

December 4th

Mark C. Hill

December 4, 2012

Mark C. Hill, 52, of St. Marys, died Sunday night, December 2, 2012 at Elk Regional Health Center.
He was born May 14, 1958 in Ridgway, son of the late John F. Hill and Janis (Snyder) Hill.
He married Tina Gagliardi, who survives.
He resided in the area most of his life and enjoyed hunting and fishing.

December 2nd

Agnes R. VanGelder

December 2, 2012

Agnes R. VanGelder, 88, a resident of Elk Haven Nursing Home and formerly of 101 Poplar Rd., St. Marys, died at Elk Haven Nursing Home on Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 following a brief illness.
She was born Dec. 5, 1923 in Walston, a daughter of the late Stephen and Anna Fairman Farcus.
In 1945, she married the late William H. VanGelder at St. Mark's Church in Emporium. He preceded her in death in 1990.

Alice C. Prechtl

December 2, 2012

Alice C. Prechtl, 63, of 1366 Rosely Rd., St. Marys, died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012 at the UPMC Montifiore Hospital in Pittsburgh.
She was born April 25, 1949, in St. Marys, daughter of the late Lawrence and Margaret Lipsey Vollmer. On Sept. 23, 1973, in the Queen of the World Church, she married Jerome J. Prechtl, who survives.
She was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of St. Marys High School, Class of 1967.
She was a former employee of Airco Speer, the St. Marys Pharmacy, and the St. Marys Airport.

November 30th

Walter J. Snelick Jr.

November 30, 2012

Walter J. Snelick Jr. , 80, of 105 Laurel Lane, Kersey, died at his home on Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, surrounded by his family.
He was born Nov. 24, 1932 in Byrnedale, a son of the late Walter J. and Catherine Maday Snelick.

Leo William "Bill" Burlingame

November 30, 2012

Leo William "Bill" Burlingame, 87, of 6718 Route 120, Emporium, died at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport on Thursday evening, Nov. 29, 2012.
He was born Nov. 21, 1925 in Howard Siding, Pa., a son of the late Leo R. and Neva Summerson Burlingame. On Oct. 12, 1947 he and his wife, Dolores "Dee" Crosby Burlingame, were married in the first wedding to take place in the older Christian & Missionary Alliance Church.

November 28th

Henry C. Friedl

November 28, 2012

Henry C. Friedl, 81, of Jersey Hollow Rd. in Little Valley, N.Y. ,died peacefully on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012.
He was born Sept. 29, 1931 in St. Marys, the son of the late Charles and Bertha (Wonderly) Friedl. He married Bonnie Hart-Friedl, who survives.
He was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Air Force from 1951-1953. He worked as an over-the-road truck driver. He was an avid outdoorsman and a member of the Little Valley American Legion.

John R. Guy

November 28, 2012

John R. Guy, 84, of Fayetteville, died on Sunday, Nov. at his home.
He was born May 19, 1928 in Crenshaw, the son of the late John and Marie Guy.

Alice J. Smith

November 28, 2012

Alice J. Smith, 92, of Gardner Hill, Weedville, died Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, at Christ the King Manor after a short illness.
She was born June 11, 1920 in Brandy Camp.
On Dec. 21, 1935 she married Gilbert Smith, who preceded her in death on Sept. 2, 1987.
A homemaker, she lived most of her life on Gardner Hill. She was a member of the Gardner Hill Church and Bennetts Valley Senior Center.

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