Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Rosalia Salerno, 85, of Bradford, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at the Pavilion at Bradford Regional Medical Center.
She was born Aug.17, 1927 in San Fratello, Italy, a daughter of the late Benedetto and Carmela Franchina Artino.
Mrs. Salerno immigrated to America in 1960 with her son. Her first sight of America was the Statue of Liberty, from the railing of a passenger ship, on a very cloudy and cold January day.
Donna L. Carlsson, 74, of Haycock Twp., Bucks County, formerly of Kane, passed away unexpectedlyÂ Sunday morning, March 3, 2013 in St. Lukeâ€™s Hospital, Bethlehem.
Born Nov. 10, 1938 in Chicago, she was the daughter of Fred and Edna Larson Wirth. She married the Rev. Dr. Andrew E. Carlsson, with whom she celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary last August.
Marjorie J. "Jean"Â Russell,Â 85, beloved mother and grandmother, passed away Thursday morning, Feb. 28, 2013 at the Lutheran Home at Kane where she had resided for the past 18 months.
Born June 8, 1927, in Frewsburg, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late Bertel and Gladys Davidson Carlson.Â On May 15, 1948, at Moriah Lutheran Church in Ludlow, she married Hyle L. Russell who preceded her in death on Nov. 23, 1963.
John Stiles, 94, of 13 Blaisdall Ave., Bradford, passed away, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 at the Bradford Regional Medical Center.
Born in Kane, on March 26, 1918, he was a son of the late Ray and Carrie (Foulkrod) Stiles.
On June 26, 1948 in East Kane, he married Florence E. (Rutledge) Stiles, who died on Feb. 21, 2011.
Lennette Sue "Lennie" Jashurek, 60, of 226 Yarnell St., passed away Monday morning, Feb. 18, 2013 at her residence.
Born March 22, 1952, in Kane, she was a daughter ofÂ the late Joyce E. Hulings Woods and the late Leonard J. Weatherbee. On May 10, 1970, in Portville, N.Y., she married Robert "Bob" Jashurek who preceded her in death.Â Â
Lennie was a devoted mother and grandmother whose greatest enjoyments in life were her children and grandchildren.Â She loved going for walks, gardening, scrapbooking, knitting and doing crafts with her grandchildren.
Claude A. â€śCorkâ€ť Olson, 83, of 626 Greendale Rd., Kane, died Wednesday evening, Feb. 13, 2013 at Florida Hospital - Orlando in Orlando, Fla.
Born Nov. 25, 1929 in Kane, he was the son of Claude E. and Gladys M. Christjohn Olson.Â On Dec. 25, 1950 in Kane, he married Eleanor L. Aljoe, who died Feb. 1, 2003.
Mr. Olson was an oil and gas inspector for the Pennsylvania DEP for 25 years. Later he owned and operated Olson Drilling in Kane.Â He was also a member of the NRA.
Lois E. Eckstrom, 69, of 319 Haines St., passed away Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 at UPMC Hamot in Erie.
Born May 17, 1943, in Port Allegany, she was a daughter ofÂ the late James and Mary Peno Dunbar.
Mrs. Eckstrom was an elementary school teacher in the Kane Area School District.Â Most of her teaching years were in Kane but she also taught in Mt. Jewett for a few years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Kane.
Much of Mrs. Eckstrom's time was spent doing volunteer work, especiallyÂ at the Lutheran Home at Kane where she also served on the board.
Claude A. "Cork" Olson, 83, of 626 Greendale Rd., Kane, died Wednesday evening, Feb. 13, 2013, at Florida Hospital in Orlando, Fla.
Arrangements, under the care of the Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home, Inc. in Kane, are incomplete and will be announced in Monday's edition.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.ronaldmcdonaldfuneralhome.com.
Gail Reinard, 51, of 1907 1/2 Pennsylvania Ave. E in Warren, died Saturday afternoon, Feb. 9, 2013 at UPMC-Hamot in Erie.
He was born on April 9, 1961 in Bradford, the son of Tom Reinard of HazelÂ Hurst and Patricia Reinard of Kane.Â On July 11, 1998 in Mt. Jewett, he married Norma Baker who survives.
Mr. Reinard had been employed as a bus driver for the ATA.Â He was also a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints as well as a member of the Lafayette, Mt. Jewett and Kane Volunteer Fire Departments and the Loyal Order of Moose in Bradford.
Ann Jane Cook, 90, of 200 Poplar St., Kane, died Sunday evening, Feb. 10, 2013 at The Lutheran Home at Kane, where she resided for the past few days.
Born April 12, 1922 in Kane, she was the daughter of Thomas A. and Cecelia Nicklas Cannon. On Aug. 25, 1942 in Kane, she married Neil H. Cook, Sr., who died in 1980.
Mrs. Cook was a bookkeeper for Ron Cook Garage, her son's business, for many years.Â She also was an active member of the First United Methodist Church of Kane.