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November 25th

Dorothy M. Smith

November 26, 2013

Dorothy M. Smith, 98, of 857 8th. St., West Pittsburgh, and formerly of 608 Park Ave., Kane, died Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013 at her residence.
Born April 26, 1915, in Kane, she was a daughter of the late Clyde and Nellie Niver Burdick. On May 19, 1931, in Mayville, N.Y., she married George Smith who preceded her in death.
Mrs. Smith had lived in the New Castle area for several years. Prior to that, she lived in Kane and had been employed by Stackpole for many years.
She is survived by many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

November 24th

Sally Nelson O’Brien

November 25, 2013

Sally Nelson O’Brien, 53, died at home on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013 in Durham, N.C.
Sally was born in Wooster, Ohio on Aug. 2, 1960 to Maxine and Tom Nelson, of Ludlow, who survive. Also surviving is her husband, Larry O’Brien, and her two daughters, Jessica Blakely and Amy Blakely, also of Durham, N.C.; two sisters, Gwen Nelson (Mike) Bengfort of The Woodlands, Texas, and Patty Nelson (Chris) Merrifield of Atlanta, Ga.; and a niece, Maggie Merrifield.

George W. Hollabaugh

November 25, 2013

George W. Hollabaugh, 70, of 612 North Fraley St., Kane, died Saturday evening, Nov. 23, 2013 at his residence.
Arrangements, under the care of the Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home,  Inc., are incomplete and will be announced.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.ronaldmcdonaldfuneralhome.com.

November 18th

Margaret F. Dean

November 19, 2013

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 of  Samuel and Fena Bell Oyler. On April 26, 1947, in Clarion, she married John G. Dean Sr. who preceded her in death.

November 17th

Joanne M. Farr

November 18, 2013

Joanne M. Farr, 100, formerly of 72 Fraley St., died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 at the Lutheran Home at Kane.
Born Nov. 20, 1912, in Kane, she was a daughter of  the late Leo and Antoinette Emer Tornatela. On July 26, 1947, in Kane,  she married James Edward Farr who died in 2000.
For many years, Mrs. Farr and Peggy Shinafelt owned the Garden and Gift Shop on Fraley Street. She was a member of St. Callistus Catholic Church.
Surviving are a sister, Ellen Bifano of Kane, and several nieces and nephews.

Joanne M. Farr

November 18, 2013

Joanne M. Farr, 100, formerly of 72 Fraley St., died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 at the Lutheran Home at Kane.
Born Nov. 20, 1912, in Kane, she was a daughter of  the late Leo and Antoinette Emer Tornatela. On July 26, 1947, in Kane,  she married James Edward Farr who died in 2000.
For many years, Mrs. Farr and Peggy Shinafelt owned the Garden and Gift Shop on Fraley Street. She was a member of St. Callistus Catholic Church.
Surviving are a sister, Ellen Bifano of Kane, and several nieces and nephews.

Margaret F. Dean

November 18, 2013

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 of  Samuel and Fena Bell Oyler. On April 26, 1947, in Clarion, she married John G. Dean Sr. who preceded her in death.

November 15th

Kay L. Lindquist

November 16, 2013

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.

November 13th

Patricia Fanning Welser

November 14, 2013

Patricia Fanning Welser, 58, of Wattsburg and formerly of Kane, died Monday morning, Nov. 11, 2013, at her residence following a courageous six-year battle with cancer.
She was born in Norristown, N.J. on Nov. 10, 1955 a daughter of the late Patsy and Elizabeth Schwarz Fanning Vito.

Hazel Bell Samples

November 14, 2013

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. 
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. 

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