November 13th, 2012
Jesse D. Swanson, 22 of 6969 Highland Rd. passed away Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012 at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh.
Born May 12, 1990 in St. Marys, he was a son of John R. and Tracy P. (Lundberg) Swanson.
Jesse was a 2008 graduate of Kane Area High School and graduated from Triangle Tech in 2010. He was a welder and fabricator for Dangelo Auto Body. Jesse was an avid snowboarder, hiker, camper and weightlifter.
Mike and Terry Snyder, both of 307 Maple St. in Kane, both died in a canoeing accident Sunday morning at the Kinzua Reservoir. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Cummings Funeral Home, Inc.
The Kaneâs Intergenerational Daycare Service (K.I.D.S.), which is operated by the Lutheran Home at Kane in a separate facility on the site, is a new Kane United Fund recipient agency.
Â K.I.D.S. provides a safe and constructive learning for children ages six weeks to five years. The daycare provides meals and snacks, crafts, computer labs, games and intergenerational activities as well as transportation to local pre-school programs.Â An affiliated program offers after-school care to school age children.Â
Jim Gibson and Pat Tigani have been selected for induction into the Pennsylvania American Legion Sports Hall of Fame. They are being recognized for their years of dedicated service, contributing to the advancement of the Legion Baseball Program and devotion to youth in the community.
Shirle Ann Strawcutter Deitz, 79, formerly of 109 Clay St., Kane, passed away Saturday Nov. 10, 2012 in the Lutheran Home of Kane.
Mrs. Deitz was born April 16, 1933 in Brookville the daughter of Ray Edward and Evelyn McManigle Strawcutter.Â Â She was married on Oct. 19, 1986 in Kane to Albert âJockoâ Deitz who died March 7, 1993
Mrs. Deitz worked for 36 years at Stackpole Carbon Company. Â Â She was a 1951 graduate of Kane Area High School and was a member of the Tabor Lutheran Church.
Kane Community Hospital and the Kane Area School District are partners in a âwellness programâ for young students.
The Kane Wolves survived the first round of the District 9, Class AA playoffs with a thrilling 35-34 win over the Brookville Raiders at Paul R Miller Stadium on Friday night.
NANSEN â No one was injured Friday morning when a fire destroyed the cab of a tanker truck on Route 66 near Nansen in Highland Township.
The tanker was loaded with 4,500 gallons of liquid wax, according to Bill Edinger, chief of the Highland Township Volunteer Fire Department.
Vernon B. Olson, 85, of 519 Biddle St., Kane, passed away Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 in Kane Community Hospital.
Born Feb. 20, 1927, in Wilcox, he was a son of Charles and Edith Simpkins Olson.Â In 1946, he was married to Elizabeth Cooley who passed away in 1966.Â On June 15, 1968 in Shamokin he married Sandra Ryan who survives.
Mr. Olson worked for 37 years at Kane Manufacturing Co. retiring in 1991 as chief estimator. He was a veteran of World War II serviving in the U.S. Navy Amphibious Unit.
The 6-3 Kane Wolves will host the 6-4 Brookville Raiders on Friday night in a District 9 Class AA semifinal game.
The second-seeded Wolves got some help from Otto-Eldred, Sheffield and Ridgway, all of whom won games in week 10 and helped the idle Wolves earn some more Power Points to earn the right to play at home in the first round.