Archive - Jul 2011
Romaine Irene Spicer, 80, died unexpectedly at 9 p.m., Wednesday, July 6, 2011 in The Lutheran Home at Kane where she had been a resident since 2005.
She was born in Sheffield on Nov. 19, 1930, a daughter to the late John and Grace Anderson Rogers.
A lifelong Sheffield resident, Irene had been employed as a bartender for 20 years at the Lee House. She was also a member of the Sheffield Vets Club, Sheffield Rod and Gun, and loved to play Bingo.
Gertrude E. Sanders, 102, formerly of 220 Haines St. in Kane, died Wednesday evening, July 6, 2011, at Lake Placid Health Care Center in Lake Placid, Fla.
Born Sept. 10, 1908, in DuBois, she was the daughter of David and Jennie Heberling Smyers.Â In 1926 in DuBois, she married Raymond Cochran, who preceded her in death.Â In 1962 in Kane, she married George W. Sanders, who died in 1983.
Ronald J, Gruber, 65, formerly of Sugar Grove, passed away Tuesday, July 5, 2011, at Snyder Memorial Home in Marienville.Â
He was born in Jamestown, N.Y. on Dec. 21, 1945, a son of the late Erma (Hitchcock) and RayÂ Â Gruber. He served in the U.S. Marines as a sergeant in the Vietnam War where he received theÂ Â National Defense Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal,Â Presidential Unit Citation, Vietnamese Service Medal, Combat Action Ribbon and Good Conduct Medal. He was retired from his employmentÂ at Bush Industries.Â Â Â
David J. DiBernardo, 32, of Centre Hall, passed away on Friday, July 1, 2011, in Harris Township, Centre County. Born on Oct. 3, 1978, in Bradford, he was a son of Harvie Beavers and the late Margaret (Buhl) Beavers. He was married to Kari A. (DeBottis) DiBernardo, who survives at home. He was a director of Land for Eclipse Resources in State College and was a certified landsman. David enjoyed riding ATV, physical exercising, fishing, and loved all types of animals; but most of all he was a devoted husband and father.
Leo B. Holland, age 90, of Oak Ridge, passed away Wednesday, June 8, 2011, at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center.â€¨â€¨He was born in Kane, Pa., on Nov. 4, 1920. He served for three years in the United States Army/Air Corps during World War II in the South Pacific Theater and was promoted to the rank of Master Sergeant.