Pamela Ann Locke

Pamela Ann Locke, 50, of Francis Place, died Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011 at her home in New Castle. She was born Aug. 7, 1960 in St. Marys, a daughter of Joan (Caskey) Gnan and the late Harold Gnan.She married Kenneth L. Locke Sr. on Nov. 17, 1997. He survives in New Castle. Mrs. Locke was a front-end coordinator at the Butler Avenue Giant Eagle for 19 years. She enjoyed cooking, baking, the outdoors, and four-wheeling. She also loved people and will be sadly missed by her dog, Bella Mia. In addition to her mother and husband, she is survived by two children, Kenneth L. Locke Jr. and his wife Amanda, and Kimberly A. Locke, all of New Castle; two brothers, Harold Gnan and his wife Beth of Philadelphia, and Vincent Gnan and his companion Karolee Crotzer of Johnsonburg; one sister, Loucinda Gnan and her companion Jerry Wickett of St. Marys; two grandchildren, Taylor and Aaliyah; and a nephew, Seth Gnan of Johnsonburg.In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Mackenzie Locke and a nephew, Corey Gnan.Blessing services for Pamela Ann Locke were held Thursday, Jan. 20 at the William F. DeCarbo Memorial Chapel. Father John Petrarulo of St. Vitus Church officiated. Burial will be in the Parkside Cemetery.The William F. & Roger M. DeCarbo Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.Online condolences can be sent to