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October 29th, 2014

Irma B. Erich

October 29, 2014

Irma B. Erich, 96, a resident of Pinecrest Manor and formerly of 615 North St. Marys Street, died Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014 at Pinecrest Manor after a brief illness.
She was born June 19, 1918 in St. Marys, daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret Benninger Erich. She was a lifelong resident of the area and attended St. Marys Schools. She was a retired employee of Stackpole Carbon Company, retiring with over 40 years of service and had worked at her family's farm, the Joseph Erich Farm, for many years.

October 28th

Shirley A. Schneider

October 28, 2014

Shirley A. Schneider, 79, 118 Fairview Rd., Kersey, died Monday, Oct. 27, 2014 at Penn Highlands Elk after a lengthy illness.
She was born July 17, 1935 in Kersey, daughter of the late George and Caroline Stauffer Woelfel. She was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Kersey High School, Class of 1953. She was a former employee of the Stackpole Carbon Company and retired from Osram Sylvania.
On June 23, 1956 in the St. Boniface Church, she married Gerald F. Schneider, who survives.

October 27th

Inez M. Kneidel

October 27, 2014

Inez M. Kneidel, 98, a resident of Elk Haven Nursing Home and formerly of 437 South St. Marys St., died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014 at Elk Haven after a lengthy illness.
She was born Jan. 22, 1916 in Vigo Cavedine, Austria, daughter of the late Joseph E. and Angeline Berti Zamboldi. She was a graduate of New Bethlehem High School, Class of 1935 and became a resident of St. Marys in 1937. She was a retired co-owner of the former Family Market in St. Marys from 1954 until 1987.
On July 15, 1939 in the Sacred Heart Church, she married Charles W. “Buck” Kneidel, who preceded her in death.

October 23rd

William Francis Lunder

October 23, 2014

William Francis Lunder, 65, of Oknefski Road in Ridgway, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014.
He was born Dec. 1, 1948 in Ridgway, son of the late Leo W. and Ardis M. Oknefski Lunder.
He lived his whole life on Oknefski Road, and was a graduate of the Ridgway Area High School, Class of 1967.
During high school, he was employed at the Center Market, and afterwards he was employed at Motion Control for 44 years.
Bill loved life. He enjoyed farming, riding motorcycles, hunting and working on cars and his home.

Diane Marie Mayo

October 23, 2014

Diane Marie Mayo, 28, of Ridgway Drive, Ridgway, died unexpectedly at home Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014.
She was born April 12, 1986, in Salem, Mass., daughter of David Rossi and Virginia Mayo.
She was a graduate of Lynn Classical High School, a member of the Salvation Army Church of Ridgway and St. Pias Church of Lynn, Mass., and loved to write poetry. She lived most of her life in Lynn, Mass. until she came to Ridgway in 2010.

October 22nd

Lucille M. Klotz

October 22, 2014

Lucille M. Klotz, 89, formerly of 323 Allenhurst Ave., Ridgway, died Wednesday afternoon at Penn Highlands Elk following a lengthy illness.
She was born Nov. 6, 1924 in Kersey, daughter of the late Edward J. and Beatrice (Cuneo) Sheeley.
She married WIlliam George Klotz on June 14, 1948, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 20, 1985.
She had resided in Ridgway for many years, and she was a former Dagus Mines resident.
She was a member of the St. Leo Catholic Church, and she had been employed by Elk County General Hospital for over 40 years.

Donald E. Angelo

October 22, 2014

Donald E. Angelo, 70, of Spring Run Road, Weedville, died suddenly Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 at Penn Highlands Elk.
He was born June 23, 1944 in Force, son of the late David and Rose (Zambanini) Angelo.
On May 23, 1964, he married Nancy (Schneider), and she survives.
He was a graduate of Bennetts Valley High School.
Don was retired, being a truck driver most of his life and a school bus driver for Michelini Bus Co. for many years.

Donald E. Angelo

October 22, 2014

Donald E. Angelo, 70, of Spring Run Road, Weedville, died suddenly Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 at Penn Highlands Elk.
He was born June 23, 1944 in Force, son of the late David and Rose (Zambanini) Angelo.
On May 23, 1964, he married Nancy (Schneider), and she survives.
He was a graduate of Bennetts Valley High School.
Don was retired, being a truck driver most of his life and a school bus driver for Michelini Bus Co. for many years.

October 20th

Joseph T. Renwick

October 20, 2014

Joseph T. Renwick, 73, of 133 Terrace Rd., St. Marys, died surrounded by his family on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014 at the Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh after a lengthy illness.

October 19th

David J. Hefter

October 19, 2014

David J. Hefter, 67, of 162 Larch Rd., St. Marys, died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014 at his residence after a short battle with pancreatic cancer.
He was born Nov. 10, 1946 in Detroit, Mich., son of the late Roland Hefter and Christina LaBuda Hefter, who survives, of Michigan. He was a graduate of De La Salle Collegiate High School, and attended Henry Ford Community College, Wayne State University, and The University of Michigan. Dave was a former resident of Lakewood, Colo. and most recently, St. Marys. 

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