Archive - Oct 2010
Francis L. "Doc" Fleeger, Sr., Â 83, of 28 Virginia Ave., James City, died early Thursday morning, Oct. 28, 2010 at the Kane Community Hospital.
Born Feb. 9, 1927 in Butler, he was the son of Floyd and Kathryn McAnallen Fleeger.Â On July 11, 1958 in Kane, he married Cleo M. Swedenhjelm, who died in 1997.
Mr. Fleeger was a fork lift driver at Stackpole Corp. in Kane for over 20 years.
He was a member of the VFW #1132 and the Loyal Order of Moose, both in Kane, the Kane Fish & Game Club and the Hi-La Sportsman's Club in DeYoung.
A. Darlene Moore, 58, of 8495 Route 6, Kane, died unexpectedly Tuesday morning, Oct. 26, 2010, at her residence.
Born June 6, 1952 in Brookville, she was the daughter Dale E. and Martha J. Young Moore.Â
A graduate of Johnsonburg High School, she worked for Kane Manufacturing as a die setter for over 15 years.Â SheÂ was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Kane.
Surviving are her mother, with whom she lived; a sister, Marsha McClintick of Ridgway; a brother, J. Randy Moore of Evans City; and several nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.
Raymond L Stidd, 60 of Oakdale, died suddenly on Oct. 20, 2010. He was raised in the Mt. Jewett and Lantz Corners area, and graduated from Smethport High School. He was the son of Lewis Stidd of Mt. Jewett, and Ginger (Anderson) Stidd, also of Mt. Jewett, and was the beloved husband of Frances (Case) Stidd of 33 years. Ray leaves behind a daughter, Tammy (Bob) Mersing of Oakdale; a son.
Bette Jane Lind, 92, of Indiana, died Friday, Oct. 22, 2010, at the Indiana Regional Medical Center.
The daughter of Charles C. and Florence Foulks BeauSeigneur, she was born April 4, 1918, in Butler.
Bette was a graduate of Kane High School, class of 1936. She was a member of the St. Callistus Roman Catholic Church of Kane and also attended St. Thomas More Parish in Indiana.
Alice A. Morrison, age 78, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010 at Berkeley Square. She was born in Kane on Feb. 9, 1932, the daughter of the late Sigfred and Effie (Chelgren) Anderson. Alice graduated from Kane High School in Kane in 1950 and received her nursing diploma from Butler Hospital School of Nursing in Butler in 1953.
Florance L. Vasbinder, age 73, died Sunday, Oct. 17, 2010, at Elk Regional Medical Center in St. Marys.
She was born on May 13, 1937 in Kane daughter to William and Esther Wiser Willard. She resided at 530 First Ave. in Johnsonburg for the past four years, formerly of Kane and Phoenix, Ariz. for 24 years.
She married Paul DeLos Vasbinder on July 19, 1961 in Cumberland, Md., he died Aug. 3, 1991.
She attended Kane schools and was in the Salvation Army located in Ridgway.
J. Marillyn Lester, 82, of Clearfield, died on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010 at Somerset Hospital, Somerset.
She was born on Oct. 5, 1928 in Mt. Jewett, a daughter of the late Glenn and Helen (Carlson) Wolfe.
She was a member of the Grace Lutheran Church, Curwensville.
She is survived by three children, Gay Cooper and husband Michael of Smethport, Jon Lester and wife Wanda of Salisbury, and Harold Lester and wife Carol of Export; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a sister, Lael Giles Rockton.
Mary K. Bishop, 94, of 100 Highpoint Dr. and previously of 2 Greeves St. died Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010, at the Kane Community Hospital.Â
She was born on Oct. 20, 1915 in Bethlehem, the daughter of the late Michael and Theresa (Nemeth) Keller.Â On Oct 24, 1936, in Bethlehem, she married Anthony J. Bishop who preceded her in death.
Prior to retirement, Mrs. Bishop had been employed at Marstan Mills in Bethlehem.Â While in Kane she was active in the CD of A Court Callistus #66, the Kane Garden Club and the St. Callistus Catholic Church.
Violet D. Stenberg, 83, of Ludlow, died on Saturday, Oct 16, 2010.
She was born on March 31, 1927 in Kane, the daughter of the late Dana and Alva Manross.Â On Jan. 29, 1949 at Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church, she married Irvin G. Stenberg who preceded her in death on May 21, 2008.
Mrs. Stenberg had been employed at the Holgate Toy Co., and New Process in Warren and was also a homemaker.
She was a member of Moriah Lutheran Church in Ludlow, the Ludlow American Legion Post 489 Aux. and the Wildcat Park Aux and enjoyed gardening in her free time.
Gerald E. "Gene" Rote, 83, of Duke Center died Wednesday, Oct. 13, in Edinboro Manor following a long illness.
Born Aug. 27, 1927, in Cranberry, Venango County, he was a son of Gerald A. And Margaret (Laughner) Rote. On Dec. 6, 1974, in the Duke Center United Methodist Church, he married Patricia Myrick Cooper, who passed away on Sept. 8, 1984. On Oct. 26, 1991, in the First Baptist Church, Olean, he married Mary Joan Houben Crocker Tomasick, who survives.