Archive - 2014 - Obituary
Betty R. Farnsworth, 91, formerly of 106 Tionesta Ave. since 1946, died Friday evening, Dec. 26, 2014 at the Lutheran Home at Kane where she resided since January of 2011.
Born May 13, 1923 in Heath Township, Jefferson County, she was the daughter of Jacob and Bessie Rhodes.
On Aug. 10, 1946 in Pleasant Hill, Jefferson County, she married Francis â€śBaloneyâ€ť Farnsworth, who died in July ofÂ 2001.
Betty R. Farnsworth, 91, formerly of 106 Tionesta Ave., Kane, died Friday evening, Dec. 26, 2014 at The Lutheran Home at Kane. Arrangements, in 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.
Lavern Causer, 84, of 152 W. Main St., Mt. Jewett, died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014 at UPMC Hamot in Erie.
Born May 28, 1930, in Crosby, he was a son of the late Claude and Jennie Cornelius Causer. On July 27, 1953, in Mt. Jewett, he married Katherine Thomas Causer who preceded him in death Nov. 14, 2010.Â
Dorothy C. â€śDottieâ€ť Bryington, 48, of Walnut Street, St. Marys, died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014 in Clearfield.
She was born March 9, 1966 in Kane, daughter of Donald Bedford of Kane and Martha â€śSisâ€ť (Morgan) Bedford of Wilcox.
She was a graduate of Johnsonburg High School. She worked as a cook for local restaurants.
She was a member of the Wilcox Presbyterian Church, Wilcox Sportsmanâ€™s and the American Legion of Wilcox and Johnsonburg.
She lived in Wilcox most of her life until the past few years in Johnsonburg and St. Marys.
William L. "Bill" Reinard, 80, of 112 Fraley St., Kane, died late Thursday evening, Dec. 25, 2014 at his residence.
Born June 9, 1934 in Kane, he was the son of Walter and Leona Reisinger Reinard. On June 11, 1994, he married Joyce L. Larson Bush, who survives.
Bill served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, dischargedÂ at theÂ rank ofÂ corporal. He worked for the former Market Basket in Kane, then co-owned and operated the former Reavley Hotel in Kane along with his mother.
Charles "Huxie" W. Nearing, 77, of Burning Well Road, Wilcox, died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014 at Penn Highlands DuBois.
Born Aug. 5, 1937, in Wilcox, he was a son of the late Linus and Margaret Paulina Nearing.
"Huxie" served in the U.S. Army and was a member of the Veterans' Memorial Club in Mt. Jewett and the Wilcox Sportsman's Club.
Prior to retirement, he was employed as the dog catcher for Elk County.
Anna Jean Peterson, 71, of 908 Welsh St., Kane, died unexpectedly at her home Monday, Dec. 22, 2014.
Born May 4, 1943 in Kane, she was the daughter of Samuel and Dessa Sewell Mays. On April 25, 1969 in Johnsonburg, she married Edward D. "Eddie Pete" Peterson, who died June 12, 2013.
Anna grew up in Westline and was a waitress at the former Colonial Inn near Kane for many years, then worked in the dietary department of the Kane Community Hospital for over 30 years.Â
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Kane, and enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Anna Jean Peterson, 71, of 908 Welsh St., Kane, died unexpectedly Monday morning, Dec. 22, 2014 at her home. Arrangements, in the care of the Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home, Inc., are incomplete and will be announced in tomorrow's edition.
Charles â€śHuxieâ€ť W. Nearing, 77, of Burning Well Road, Wilcox, died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014 at Penn Highlands DuBois.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Cummings Funeral Home, Inc.
Carl R. Westerburg Sr., 58, of Conneaut, Ohio, died unexpectedly Tuesday morning, Dec. 16, 2014 at his residence.
He was born June 26, 1956 in Erie, son of the late Richard F. and Lillian K. (Hultman) Westerburg.
Carl was employed as maintenance and groundskeeper at Evergreen Lake Park for the past 12 years and had previously worked at Zimmers Service Center in West Springfield, and drove truck for Lukjan Metal Products for 17 years.