Archive - 2012 - Obituary
George E. Matis, 57, of 785 Wetmore Road, passed away suddenly on Monday, April 9, 2012, at Kane Community Hospital.
Born Sept. 6, 1954, in Kane, he was a son of the late George and Leverna Larson Matis.
George was a dairy farmer for many years and soldÂ milk to several different producers in the area. He was also head sawyer for Kane Hardwood where he had been employed for 35 years.
Charles R. â€śBobâ€ť Morrison, age 82, a resident of Berkeley Square Retirement Village, Hamilton, Ohio, since 1997, passed away on Tuesday, April 3, 2012.
He was born in Butler on Dec. 15, 1929, the son of Charles Richey Morrison (pharmacist) and Mildred McFadden Morrison (school teacher). Bob graduated in 1947 from Butler High School and continued his education at Grove City College, Grove City, where he received his BS Degree in Chemical Engineering in 1951. On May 7, 1954, in Kane, Bob married Alice A. Anderson.
Theresa Lindsay, 49, of 505 Little Neck Rd., Savannah, Ga., and formerly of Kane, passed away Thursday, March 29, 2012, at her residence.
Born Oct. 29, 1962, in St. Marys, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Derma Murray Pennington. She was married to Christopher Lindsay who survives.
Theresa had been employed as a cook for the former Ranch Restaurant and also had worked at Snyder Nursing Home in Marienville.
Her grandchildren were the highlights of her life.
Ann E. Abraham, 81, formerly of Ridgway, died Friday evening at the Kane Community Hospital following a brief illness.
David N. Weiland, 74, of Butler passed away peacefully Sunday morning at his family camp in Kane.
He was born in Butler on September 7, 1937, the youngest son of the late Joseph Bernard and Florence
He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving from 1955 to 1959 and was employed at AK Steel Corp. for 36
years. He retired in 1996 and spent much of his time in Kane. He was skilled at carpentry, a true jack of
all trades, and loved a good project. He enjoyed the outdoors, loved playing horseshoes, and spending
Anna McManigle, 69, of Smethport, formerly of Brookville, died Sunday, March 25, 2012 at the Sena Kean Manor at Smethport.
Born Aug. 28, 1942 in Marienville, she was the daughter of the late Merle and Beulah Eckman Hetrick. On Feb. 10, 1980 in Brookville, she married James M. McManigle Sr., who died on March 3, 2006.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Brookville.
Virginia "Jane" Hedlund, 92, of 147 Gates Hollow, Bradford, passed away Saturday, March 24, 2012 at The Pavilion at BRMC.
Born Oct. 9, 1919, in Kane, she was a daughter of the late George and Oda Mae (Anchors) Wingard.
On Aug. 17, 1943 in Allegany, she married Perry F. Hedlund, Jr. who died on Oct. 21, 2006.
She was a 1936 graduate of Kane High School.
She was a member of Emanuel Lutheran Evangelical Church.
She had been employed at Corning Glass Company for over 29 1/2 years.
Ruth J. Parker, age 83, of Olean Rd., Chaffee, died Saturday March 24, 2012 in Mercy Hospital, Buffalo, N.Y.
She was born March 30, 1928 in Dahoga, a daughter of the late Charles G. and Agnes C. (nee Larson) Johnson.Â She was a homemaker and member of Hope Lutheran Church, Arcade, N.Y.Â She enjoyed knitting and loved the time spent with her family.
Her husband Earl F. Parker whom she married Aug. 6, 1949 in Buffalo died in 1988.
Dolores "Dorie" Mays, 72, of 23 Woodpile Drive, Westline, passed away Friday, March 23, 2012, at Hamot Medical Center in Erie.
Born March 28, 1939, in DuBois, she was a daughter of Stanley and Mary Meholick Sunealitis. She was married to David Mays who preceded her in death.
Joseph S. Sivak, 80, of 320 Haines St., passed away Sunday, March 18, 2012, at the Lutheran Home at Kane where he was a recent resident.
Born April 24, 1931, in Binghamton, N.Y., he was a son of Mathias and Anna Rohlicek Sivak. On June 30, 1956, in Kane, he married Carol Zimmerman who preceded him in death.
He had worked at Holgate before entering the U.S. Army where he served during the Korean War, attaining the rank of Sergeant. Upon his return, he again was employed by Holgate, later by Stackpole and finally worked for Kane Magnetics until his retirement.