Archive - 2011 - Obituary
Nedra A. Blauser, 54, of 415 Short St., Johnsonburg, formerly of Ludlow, died Friday morning, Sept. 9, 2011 at her residence.
Born Dec. 27, 1956 in Kane, she was the daughter of Neil E. and Phyllis J. Donahey Davidson.
A member of the former Church of the Nazarene in Kane, she had worked at Buffalo China in Warren, and as a cook and waitress atÂ The Whirl in Ludlow and Colonial Inn near Kane.Â Â
Mildred C.Â (Monagan) Emanuelson, 98, of Hudson, N.H., passed away Monday, Sept. 5, 2011 at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center in Nashua.
Mildred was born in Rew City on May 1, 1913, a daughter of the late Dr. William and Bessie (Hopkins) Monagan.
She was the widow of the late Axel Emanuelson. Mildred was a resident of Kane for more than 30 years moving to New Hampshire in 1978 when she retired from Stackpole Carbon Company.Â
Francis L. Fleming, age 81, of Henrietta, N.Y. and formely of Mt. Jewett, died on Sept. 7, 2011.
He is predeceased by his daughter, Laura Lee; parents Thomas and Alice; and by five sisters.
Helen Kerekanich Stromberg, 76, of Sarasota, Fla., passed away Aug. 5, 2011.
Helen was born in Kane on May 26, 1935 to the late Charles (Mary) Kerekanich. She was predeceased by her husband, Harold "Curley" Stromberg.
Mary D. Keisling, age 61, of Carnegie, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011. Beloved wife of Christopher H. Keisling; loving mother of Lisa Swartwood, Lauri Robinson, Tami Baum, Gina Santavicca, and Casey Keisling; sister of Karen Simons, Bruce Sherwood, Brenda Vaughn, and Charles Sherwood; also survived by six grandchildren, Michael Sivak, Christina Baum, Amanda Zampogna, Cody Baum, Emily Bernhard and Matthew Dean; and three great-grandchildren, Mya Berry, Choloe Baum and Serenity Markert.
June E. Boschert, 87, of 104 Whiterock Ave., died Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011, at the Lutheran Home at Kane.
Born Jan. 20, 1924, in Ridgway, she was a daughter of James L. and Rhoda C. Johnson Bryington. On Oct. 31, 1953, in Johnsonburg, she married Norman S. Boschert who survives.
Mrs. Boschert attended Emmanuel Mission Covenant Church where she also was a member of the Golden Links.
She had worked at Stackpole in both Johnsonburg and Kane.
George E. Petrisek, 75, of Genesee, formerly of Port Allegany, died unexpectedly at home on Aug. 5, 2011.Â A celebration of George's life will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011 in the VFW Hall, 4743 Route 155, Port Allegany. A luncheon will immediately follow the service at the Star Hose Fire Company, 65 W. Maple St., Port Allegany.Â MemorialsÂ may be made to theÂ S. W. Smith Memorial Public Library, 22 Church St., Port Allegany, PA 16743.Â Online condolences may be expressed at www.olneyfuneralhome.com.
Doris J. Williams, 80, a resident of Golden Living-Kinzua, Warren, died there Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011 after an extended illness.
She was born March 31, 1931 in Wellsville, N.Y. to the late Walter P. and Ruth Carr Hand. She has resided in Kane for the past 10 years. Doris loved to cook and bake. She enjoyed country music, NASCAR and having friends and family visit her.
Helen Irene Leary, 74, of Petersburg, passed away on Aug. 24, 2011.
She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Fedak Punk, and also preceded in death by three brothers, William, Leo, and Johnny Punk; and four sisters, Ginka Punk, Mary Vannatter, Aggie Johnson, and Millie Vanderneck.
David F. Ferry, 91, formerly of 104 Janeway St., Kane, died Thursday afternoon, Aug. 25, 2011 at The Lutheran Home at Kane.
Born Feb. 18, 1920 in Gilfoyle, Forest County, he was the son of John and Clara Greeley Ferry. On Sept. 10, 1942 in Jamestown, N.Y., he married Fern I. Anderson, who died in 1996.
Mr. Ferry served in the U.S. Army during WWII in the 112th Infantry as a rifleman and cook, and received the Purple Heart for wounds received in The Battle of the Bulge, plus several other medals.