Richard Lininger

  (1950-2016) Richard Lininger, 65, passed away Tuesday (March 8, 2016) at Forum Home, Peoria, Arizona.  

Elaine Deaton

  (1947-2016) Elaine K. Deaton, 68, of Van Wert, Ohio, passed away Wednesday (Jan. 27, 2016) at the VanCrest Health Care Center in Van Wert.  

J. Robert Peltz

  (1925-2016) J. Robert Peltz, 90, died Saturday (Feb. 20, 2016) at home in Florida.  

Vivian Smith (1924-2016) Vivian L. Smith, 91, passed away peacefully at her home in Hockessin, Del., on Wednesday (March 2, 2016) surrounded by her loved ones.  


    I hate to do two articles on small, non-game mammals in a row, so I won’t; this week’s topic is the Wiley porcupine.  They are a game species as well as a small mammal. Specifically, they are a game rodent, the third largest rodent on earth. Although beavers aren’t proud of it, they […]

Grace Scott

  (1928-2016) Grace A. Scott, 87, of 418 E. Allegany Ave., died Friday evening (Feb. 26, 2016) at her residence, following a brief illness.    

Harriet Ramarge

  (1923-2016) Harriet Ramarge, 93, of 819 Murray Mt. Road, died Saturday night (Feb. 27, 2016) at Guy and Mary Felt Manor.   

Tracy Lynn Wolfe

(1962-2016) Tracy Lynn Wolfe, 53, of Main Street, Duke Center, passed away Friday (Feb. 19, 2016) at the Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, following a lengthy illness.

Sylvia Furman

  (1932-2016) Sylvia A. Furman, 83, formerly of Ulysses and Ellisburg, died Sunday (Feb. 21, 2016) in Sweden Valley Manor, Coudersport.  

Christopher Kontz

  (1989-2016) Christopher R. Kontz, 26, of East Ransom Street, Port Allegany, passed away Thursday (Feb. 18, 2016) from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.  

Jerry Crumrine

  (1950-2016) Jerry Lee Crumrine, 65, of Austin, died Monday (Feb. 15, 2016) in Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre.  

Bernard Hornung

  (1936-2016) Bernard G. “Barney” Hornung, 79, of 363 Howard Circle, died Wednesday evening (Feb. 17, 2016) at Guy and Mary Felt Manor.  

Robert Akins

  (1965-2016) Robert W. Akins, 50, of 123 S. Broad St., died Tuesday evening (Feb. 9, 2016) at his residence.    

Betty Dahlin

  (1930-2016) Betty J. Dahlin, 86, of Emporium, and a resident of Pinecrest Manor in St. Marys for the past two years, died on Saturday (Feb. 13, 2016) at Penn Highlands Elk surrounded by her loving family.      

Cecilia Malizia

  (1927-2016) Cecilia M. Malizia, 88, of 65 E. 2nd St., died Sunday morning (Feb. 7, 2016) at her residence.  

Shirley Blackburn

  (1934-2016) Shirley B. Blackburn, 81, of 25 Blackburn Rd., died Saturday morning (Feb. 6, 2016) at her residence.  

Robert Zahoransky

  (1943-2016) Robert “Bob” Zahoransky, 72, of Sinnemahoning, died Sunday (Jan. 31, 2016) while visiting in Indiana.   

Peter Grovanz

  (1919-2016) Peter F. Grovanz Jr., 96, of 3764 Rich Valley Rd., died Tuesday morning (Feb. 2, 2016) at Penn Highlands-DuBois.  

William Straessley

  (1929-2016) William “Bill” J. Straessley, age 86, of Girard, passed away Sunday (Jan. 31, 2016) at his residence.  

Kevin Carlson

  (1954-2016) Kevin Lawrence Carlson died (Jan. 22, 2016) in St. Francis Hospital, Tulsa, OK.  

Tina Wood

  (1953-2016) Tina A. Wood, 62, of 36 Lincoln Dr., Lewis Run, passed away Tuesday (Jan. 26, 2016) at The Pavilion at BRMC, after a courageous battle with cancer.    

John Lyon

  (1920-2016) John H. Lyon, of Fort Wayne, IN, died Saturday (Jan. 16, 2016).  

George Dixon

  (1925-2016) George E. Dixon, 90, of 283 Tannery Heights, died Wednesday afternoon (Jan. 13, 2016) at his residence.  

Shirley Scott

  (1948-2016) Shirley L. Scott, 67, of Austin, died Sunday (Jan. 10, 2016) at her daughter’s home in Delran, N. J.

Joseph Yore

  Joseph Yore, 81, of Palmdale, California, and former resident of “Little Italy” on East 2nd St. in Emporium, passed away on Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 26, 2015) at his home in Palmdale.  

John Ramsey

  (1927-2016) John A. “JR” Ramsey, 88, of Guy and Mary Felt Manor, died Saturday night (Jan. 9, 2016) at the Manor.  

Marilyn Flegal

  (1932-2015) On (Dec. 24, 2015), Marilyn Miller Flegal began her celebration of Christmas in the arms of Jesus.  She died at home surrounded by her family.  

Dolores Bodnar

  (1933-2015) Dolores A. Bodnar, 82, of Elk Haven, St. Marys, formerly of 475 Old Portage Rd.,  died Monday morning (Dec. 28, 2015) at Elk Haven Nursing Home, St. Marys.    

Terry Bresslin

  (1949-2015) Terry A. Bresslin, 66, of 55 Turner Street, Austin, formerly of Emporium, died Monday night (Dec. 21, 2015) at UPMC-Hamot Medical Center, Erie.  

Anna Black

  (1927-2015) Anna C. Smith Black, 88, of Guy and Mary Felt Manor,  formerly of 1090 Old West Creek Rd., Thursday (Dec. 31, 2015) at the Manor.  

Marion Hallowell

  (1939-2015) Marion A. Hallowell, 76, of 2015 Old West Creek Road, died Sunday morning (Dec. 27, 2015) at Penn Highlands Elk, St. Marys, following a lengthy illness.  

Jean McWilliams

  (1923-2015) Jean L. McWilliams, 92, formerly of Plank Road Hollow, died Tuesday (Dec. 8, 2015) in Mountain Laurel Nursing Home, Clearfield.

Duane Morton

  (1968-2015) Duane E. Morton, 47, of 24 E. 4th St., died Monday night (Dec. 7, 2015) at his residence.

Richard Sanderson

  (1930-2015) Richard Hayes Sanderson, Franklin, NC (formerly of Emporium and North Stratford, NH) passed away at home on (Dec. 10, 2015).

Sharon Uber

  (1954-2015) Sharon A. “Sherry” Uber, 61, of 306 Spring St., died Thursday evening (Nov. 12, 2015) at UPMC-Hamot Medical Center, Erie.  

Ronald Schloder

  (1948-2015) Ronald John Schloder, 67, formerly of St. Marys, died Friday (Oct. 23, 2015) at the VA Medical Center in Pittsburgh after several weeks in the ICU.  

Jacqueline Rusnak

  (1934-2015) Jacqueline E. “Jackie” Rusnak, age 81, of West Fifth Street and Arcadia, Florida died Wednesday (Nov. 4, 2015) in Fawcett Memorial Hospital, Port Charlotte, Florida.    

Janet Schager

  (1942-2015) Janet M. Fileger Schager, 72, of Warren, died Wednesday afternoon (Oct. 7, 2015) at Warren General Hospital after a brief illness.  She was born Dec. 19, 1942, in Girard, the daughter of Leon Ray and Daisy Bailey Fileger.      

Mary Blumle

  Mary Louise Blumle, 89, of East Third Street, died Friday (Oct. 9, 2015) in Charles Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport.      

Sally Segee

  Sally (Andrews) Segee, formerly of Emporium, passed away in Springfield, Michigan at the Evergreen Manor Nursing Home on Wednesday (Sept. 16, 2015).    

Darla Andrews

  Darla Lynn (Kerr) Andrews, formerly of Emporium, and the daughter of Harry and Margaret (Clinton) Andrews, passed away Friday (Sept. 11, 2015) at home with her loving family around her.  

Edward Green

  Edward J. Green, 75, of Turtle Creek, died (Sept. 28, 2015). Ed served in the US Navy during the Cuban Missile Crisis and retired as a machinist from Fulmer Company.  

Vella Lerch

  (1928-2015) Vella E. Lerch, 87, of Austin, passed away in her home surrounded by family early Saturday morning (Oct. 3, 2015).    

John Howlett

  (1929-2015) John F. “Jack” Howlett, age 85, of Caledonia, passed away Thursday morning (Oct. 1, 2015) at home surrounded by his family.     

Dolores Gannon

  (1916-2015) Dolores Cessna Gannon, born Nov. 4, 1916, daughter of Edna and Charles Cessna, in Emporium, left for Heaven on (Sept. 20, 2015).      

Douglas Stephens

  Interment for Douglas K. Stephens of Driftwood, who passed away Saturday (Sept. 12, 2015) will be made at 2  p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, in Huntley Cemetery, Gibson Township, with family and friends in attendance.      

James Dezack

  (1945-2015 James J. Dezack, Sr., age 70, of Madison Avenue, DuBois, died Wednesday (Sept. 30, 2015) at the DuBois Nursing Home.  

Edward Green

  Edward J. Green, 75, of Turtle Creek, died (Sept. 28, 2015). Ed served in the US Navy during the Cuban Missile Crisis and retired as a machinist from Fulmer Company.  

William Rumberger

  (1925-2015) William A. Rumberger, 90, of State College died Thursday (Sept. 17, 2015) at State College.    

Robert Fuenffinger

  (1931-2015) Robert M. Fuenffinger, 83, of 170 Meadow Rd., died unexpectedly Tuesday afternoon (Sept. 22, 2015) at his residence.  

Janet Lininger

  (1928-2015) Janet M. Lininger, 87, of Sizerville Road, died Thursday (Sept. 24, 2015) in Charles Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport.  

Jean Hickey

  (1927-2015) Jean M. Hickey, 87, of 106 Hickey Road, Kane, died Monday morning (Aug. 31, 2015) at the Kane Community Hospital.    

Edwin Reed, Jr.

  (1928-2015) Ed (Lt. Col. US Army Retired) went to meet his Lord and Savior (June 27, 2015) after a short battle with cancer.      

Carol O’Neil

  (1937-2015) Carol I. O’Neil, 78, of Pinecrest Manor, St. Marys,  formerly of Driftwood, died Monday morning (Aug. 31, 2015) at Pinecrest Manor.  

Leona Jones

  (1950-2015) Leona K. “Kaye” Jones, 65, of 406 Spring St. died unexpectedly Monday morning (Aug. 31, 2015) at Forbes Hospital, Monroeville.  

Sr. Roberta OCHS, OSB

  (1933-2015) Sister Roberta Ochs, O.S.B., died on Saturday (Aug. 22, 2015) following a short illness.   

Lorraine Smith

  (1953-2015) Lorraine A. (LaBrozzi) Smith, 61, of Bunola, formerly of Emporium, passed away peacefully at home on Monday (Aug. 24, 2015), after battling numerous ailments over the years.   

Althea Woolerton

  (1927-2015) Althea M. Woolerton, 87, of Austin, passed away Wednesday (Aug. 12, 2015) at Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport.  

Mary Ellen Grovanz

  (1941-2015) Mary Ellen Grovanz, 73, of 3764 Rich Valley Rd.,  died Thursday evening (Aug. 13, 2015) at Elk Haven Nursing Home, St. Marys.    

Barbara Smith

  Barbara DeLozier Smith of 108 East 6th St., Emporium, passed away on Sunday (Aug. 9, 2015) at the Pinecrest Manor, St. Marys, following a lengthy illness.

Florence Fleming

  (1929-2015) Florence E. Fleming, 86, of West Seventh Street, died Thursday (Aug. 6, 2015) in her home.

Evelyn LaPolt

  (1940-2015) Evelyn J. LaPolt, 75, of Emporium, died Sunday (Aug. 9, 2015) in her home.  

Jacquelyn McAfoose

    (1941-2015) Jacquelyn “Jackie” Mc Afoose, 74, a longtime resident of Costello, passed away with her loving family by her side on Saturday (Aug. 8, 2015) in Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport, after a long illness.

John McManigle

  (1925-2015) John F. “Mickey” McManigle, 89, of 166 West Fourth Street, died Sunday night (July 19, 2015) at Penn Highlands DuBois, DuBois, following a brief illness.  

Ralph Harrison

  (1928-2015) Ralph L. Harrison, 87, of Harrison Lane, Dents Run, died Wednesday (July 22, 2015) at home after a short illness.  

David Snyder

  (1948-2015) David E. Snyder, 67, of 1258 Rich Valley Rd. died Friday morning (July 10, 2015) at his residence following a lengthy illness.  

Richard Michael

  PORT ALLEGANY- Richard L. “Slim” Michael, 60, passed away Thursday (July 9, 2015) in Guy and Mary Felt Manor.  

Ernest Reed

  (1920-2015) Ernest Reed, 94, of Cleveland, Tennessee, died Jan. 26, 2015 at his residence.  

Verna Hall

  Verna Mae Hall, “Maw Hall”, 81, of Salem, Virginia entered into eternal peace on Monday (June 22, 2015).  

Ermil Reed

  (1924-2015) Ermil H. Reed, 91, of Creedmoor, Texas, died Friday evening (April 17, 2015) at his home.