October 29th, 2010
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.
JOHNSONBURG - The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders finished the regular season undefeated with a 3-1 (25-22, 25-23, 21-25, 25-15) victory over Johnsonburg last night at Johnsonburg Area High School.
The Ramettes honored five seniors before the game: Cody Anderson, daughter of Carol Anderson, Paige DeCecchis, daughter of Ed and Lynell DeCecchis, Taylor Harvey, daughter of Kristene and the late John Harvey, Justis Myers, daughter of Justin and Kelly Myers and Tori Stanley, daughter of Dave and Annie Stanley.
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.
The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch volleyball squad celebrated Senior Night with a 3-0 victory over the visiting Brookville Lady Raiders in their regular-season finale at the "Dutch Oven" on Thursday night. The Lady Dutch won the best-of-five match, 3-0, on games of 25-19, 25-12 and 25-18.
The St. Marys Country Club ladies repeated as the Challenge Cup champions, defeating the Bavarian Hills Golf Course ladies by a 39-33 score in the 36-hole match. The two teams played evenly at the St. Marys Country Club as both squads scored 18 points each, but the difference was the St. Marys CC win at the Hills by a 21-15 score.
This marked the second consecutive year that the St. Marys Country Club ladies won the tournament.
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.
The Community Recycling Center, located in the Stackpole Complex in St. Marys, recently began baling plastic and other items that have been received since it opened its doors at the beginning of October. According to Bekki Titchner, Elk County recycling coordinator, so far the center has processed eight bales of plastic and two bales of corrugated cardboard. She noted that the center has been receiving items at a tremendous rate since discontinuing the drop-off containers in St. Marys and eliminating the collection of plastic at other sites throughout the county.
In an effort to provide renewed self-esteem to women suffering from cancer, the American Cancer Societyâ€™s Look Good...Feel Better program teaches women to overcome some of the diseaseâ€™s appearance-related side effects, such as hair loss and changes in skin complexion and fingernails.
The free, national public service program is geared toward helping women undergoing cancer treatments regain a sense of self-esteem and self-confidence, as well as control of their lives.
Eric Bridges, executive director of the North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission, announced Wednesday that productive talks are still ongoing regarding the entity's Industrial Technology Education Center [ITEC] facility situated on the campus along Montmorenci Road.