Archive - 2014
The Bradford Area Lady Owls handed the St. Marys Area Lady Dutch a 49-22 District 9 League setback Monday night at the Dutch Oven.
Leslie E. Stilwell, 83, of 110 South St., Ridgway, died Monday morning, Jan. 20, 2014 at the Butler Memorial Hospital in Butler following a lengthy illness.
He was born June 22, 1930 in Roulette, son of the late George Leslie and Minnie (Carr) Stilwell.
He married Mary Eleanor DeVoge on Jan. 21, 1956, and she survives.
Jean M. Nero, 84, of West Oilwell Street, St. Marys, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, at Elk Regional Health Center following a brief illness.
She was born on May 14, 1929 in St. Marys, a daughter of the late Clarence and Margaret Stauffer Schauer.
On Nov. 23, 1950, in St. Marys Church, she married Ray Nero, who survives.
Emma Louise Marshall Ginther, 85, died peacefully surrounded by loved ones on Jan. 16, 2014 in Pinellas Park, Fla.
Emma was born on May 21, 1928, and grew up in Emporium, where she graduated as salutatorian of her high school class in 1946. Â
She trained to become a registered nurse at Presbyterian Hospital in Philadelphia and later earned a BA in nursing administration from St. Joseph's College in Standish, Maine. She also lived in St. Marys, DuBois, Shippensburg and most recently at Green Ridge Village, a Presbyterian retirement community in Newville.
Pauline Cicuzza, 87, of Shawmut Avenue, Johnsonburg, died Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 at the Elk Regional Health Center following a short illness.
She was born Dec. 20, 1926 in Shawmut, daughter of the late Frederick and Flora (Minnick) Fischer.
On Nov. 10, 1946, she married Clement A. "Dubb" Cicuzza, he preceded her in death on May 18, 2006.
She was a homemaker, member of St. John Lutheran Church, Johnsonburg Senior Center, and was known for her frequent walks around the area for exercise.
Born and raised in Shawmut, she lived most of her life in Johnsonburg.
Dolores F. "Dolly" Bauer, 80, of 1035 S. Michael Rd., St. Marys died Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, at Pinecrest Manor following a short illness.
She was born Jan. 22, 1933 in St. Marys, a daughter of the late Urban and Mary Wehler Feiley. On Oct. 15, 1955, in St. Marys Church, she married George Bauer, who survives.
Dolly was a lifelong resident of the area and a member of Queen of the World Church.Â She was a graduate of SMAHS and retired from the former PennBank after more than 20 years of service.Â She enjoyed quilting and spending time with her family.
St. Marys City Council workshops are being restructured to allow more time for dialogue between council and residents as well as encourage more thoughtful deliberations.
Councilman Greg Gebauer proposed the new workshop format during their reorganizational meeting held earlier this month, which includes voting protocol, changes to agenda setup, and not permitting TV broadcast of the workshop.
"I just thought it would be a good opportunity for us to discuss items before we actually come to vote on them or discuss any items that may be plaguing the city," Gebauer said.
The St. Marys Area gymnastics squad competed at the Moon Invitational on Saturday and finished with a fourth place team.
Moon won the team event with a 144.95 total. Second place went to Central Valley 128.575 followed by Bellefonte 125.4, St. Marys 121.75, DuBois 119.35, South Side Beaver 118.525, Hopewell 113.45 and Montour 100.125.
A week after a scoring error left St. Marys Area and Keystone's competition cheerleading teams tied for the District 9 Competitive Spirit title, the two teams faced off again, this time in the Varsity Division of the 10th annual ECC Cheer Frenzy, which was held at Elk County Catholic High School on Saturday.
Francis M. Johnson, 67, of 641 South Settlement Rd., Kane, died Saturday morning, Jan. 18, 2014 at her residence following a long illness.
Born Aug. 30, 1946 in St. Marys, she was the daughter of Robert M. and Anna Mae Hasselman Pelgrin. On Jan. 1, 1976 in Kane, she married Gary D. Johnson, who survives.
Francis was a teller at First National Bank in St. Marys for several years, then in a supervisory position at First National Bank in Erie. Later, she worked at Stackpole in Kane, from which she retired in 1985.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Kane.