Archive - Nov 2013 - Obituary
Margaret F. Dean, 85, formerly of James City, died Sunday morning, Nov. 17, 2013 at the Lutheran Home at Kane.
Born May 2, 1928, in Highland, she was a daughter ofÂ Samuel and Fena Bell Oyler.Â On April 26, 1947, in Clarion, she married John G. Dean Sr. who preceded her in death.
Kay L. Lindquist, 78, died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, at Pleasant Ridge Manor West.
She was born in Kane on Oct. 18, 1935, the daughter of the late George K. and Pearl L. Thompson Lamper.
She attended school in Jamestown and was a licensed beautician.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by five brothers, Glenn E. Lamper, Clinton C. Lamper, Claire Lamper, Ernest Lamper and George D. Lamper; and three sisters, Marie Arnold, Lucille Morris and Faye Ingersoll.
Patricia Fanning Welser, 58, of Wattsburg and formerly of Kane,Â died Monday morning, Nov. 11, 2013, at her residence following a courageous six-year battle with cancer.
She was born inÂ Norristown, N.J. on Nov. 10, 1955 a daughter of the late Patsy and Elizabeth Schwarz Fanning Vito.
Hazel Bell Samples went to be with her Lord on the 8th of November at the age of 91.
She was the daughter of the late William and Myrtle Bell.Â
She is survived by her beloved husband of 67 years, Edgar L. Samples. She was the devoted mother of four children, Sharon (Tim) Bond, Chris, Wayne, and Norman (Kathy) Samples. She was the loving grandmother of seven grandchildren, including, Eric (Jessie) Bond and Alex Bond, and six great-grandchildren.Â
William Timothy Gentry, 53 formerly of Sheffield, died Friday, Nov. 8, 2013 in the Warren Manor.
Mr. Gentry was born Oct. 7, 1960 in Warren, a son of Walter William and Alice B. McCarter Gentry.
Mr. Gentry had lived in Maryland for many years prior to returning to the area and had worked in the construction industry.
He was a member of the Sheffield United Methodist Church.
Surviving are a sister, Kathleen A. Carley, Ludlow; a brother, Daniel F. Gentry, Warren; a niece, a nephew and several great nieces and nephews along with a dear friend and caregiver, Dawn.
Jean Foote Swanson, 98, formerly of 232 Dawson St., died Friday Nov. 8, 2013 at the Lutheran Home at Kane.
Born Jan. 20, 1915 in Syracuse, N.Y., she was a daughter of Julius and Mabelle Foote Eller.Â On May 27, 1940 in Syracuse, N.Y., she married Wallace Eugene (Gene) Swanson who died Dec. 9, 2009.
Mrs. Swanson graduated from high school in Syracuse and Syracuse University.Â She was a dietitian for the Kane Community Hospital for 37 years and had been a consultant for the former Ridgway Hospital, retiring in 1976.
Dennis D. Rockwell, 66 of 73 Glassworks Rd., formerly of Sheffield, died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013 at the Kane Community Hospital. Â Â Â
Born July 13, 1947 in Kane he was a son of Harold and Dorothy Avery Rockwell.Â On March 11, 2006 in Kane he married Esther E. Sacherich who survives.
Mr. Rockwell was a member of the Sheffield VFW and Kane Eagles, Aerie #307. Served in the United States Army during the Vietnam era. He had been a truck driver and was a laborer for Bob Cummins Construction Company in Bradford.
Audrey Fay Payne Moore, 78, of 1075 West Warren Rd., died Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 at her residence surrounded by her loving husband, daughter and pets.
Born April 18, 1935, in Kane, she was a daughter of the late Clyde and Ima (Confer) Payne.
On April 21, 1967, in Warren, she married James B. Moore who survives.
Mrs. Moore was a 1954 graduate of Bradford High School. She had been employed as an expediter at McCourt Label for several years.
Audrey was a very special person to all who knew and loved her. She will be missed tremendously.
Janice M. Molella, 80, of Cushing Avenue, Johnsonburg, died late Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013 at UPMC Hamot of Erie after a short illness.
She was born April 15, 1933 in Ridgway, daughter of the late Herman and Helen (Koppitch) Grabofski.
A graduate of Johnsonburg Area High School, Class of 1951, she had been employed as an LPN at the hospital in St. Marys for 40 years.
She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church and lived all her life in Johnsonburg.
M. Joyce Maljovec, 84, of 401 W. Hemlock Ave., Kane, died Friday, Nov. 1, 2013 at the Cleveland Clinic.
Born March 26, 1929, in Kane, she was a daughter of the late Leo and Marguerite West McKenna. On Nov. 25, 1950, at St. Callistus ChurchÂ in Kane, she married Joseph J. Maljovec Sr. who survives.
Mrs. Maljovec was a member of St. Callistus Catholic Church. In 2006, she received the papal honor of Ladies of Pope St. Sylvester for her dedication and service to the Catholic Church.Â Before retirement, Joyce had workedÂ as a registered nurse at Kane Community Hospital.