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February 15th, 2015

Larry A. “Space” Buzard

February 15, 2015

Larry A. “Space” Buzard, 57, of 130 Greeves St., Kane, died Friday morning, Feb. 13, 2015 at his residence.
Born Aug. 7, 1957 in Kane, he was the son of Royd L. and Norah M. Galera Buzard.
He was employed by Kane Hardwood for 36 years.
An active member of the B.P.O. Elks #329 in Kane, he was a Past Exalted Ruler and Past District Deputy of the Pennsylvania Elks Northwest District. He enjoyed bowling there immensely.

Ruth C. Quist

February 15, 2015

Ruth C. Quist, 94, a longtime resident of Mt. Jewett, died Friday morning, Feb. 13, 2015 at St. Martha’s Manor in Downingtown, near her daughter and her family.
Born March 6, 1920 in Marvindale, she was the daughter of Elof and Eva Herron Carlson. On Feb. 16, 1942, she married Harold E. Quist, who died in 1985.
Mrs. Quist, along with her husband, owned and operated Quisty’s in Mt. Jewett for 30 years, with her retirement in 2000. Both had many friends in the community.
Ruth was a member of the American Legion Women’s Auxiliary in Mt. Jewett.

February 13th

Vera E. "Midge" Johnson

February 13, 2015

Vera E. "Midge" Johnson, 81, of Worrall Street, Wilcox, formerly of Mt. Jewett, died Thursday afternoon, Feb. 12, 2015 as the result of an automobile accident on Route 219 in Wilcox.
She was born Oct. 19, 1933 in Kane, daughter of the late George B. and Vera Patterson Laughlin.
On Oct. 19, 1974, she married Richard Johnson in St. Callistus Church, Kane. He died Jan. 24, 2012.
She resided in Wilcox and had lived in Mt. Jewett for 10 years and in Pittsburgh for 20 years.
She graduated from Wilcox High School in 1950.

Rose M. Swanson

February 13, 2015

Rose M. Swanson, 92, of 649 Marvin St., Wilcox, died Thursday afternoon, Feb. 12, 2015 as the result of an automobile accident on Route 219 in Wilcox.
She was born May 21, 1922 in Wilcox, daughter of the late George B. and Vera Patterson Laughlin.
On June 24, 1947, she married Carl A. "Swen" Swanson in Rasselas. He died Oct. 29, 1998.
She resided in Wilcox all her life.

Larry A. "Space" Buzard

February 13, 2015

Larry A. "Space" Buzard, 57, of 130 Greeves St., Kane, died Friday morning, Feb. 13, 2015 at his residence. Arrangements, in care of the Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home, Inc., are incomplete and will be announced.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.ronaldmcdonaldfuneralhome.com.

Ruth C. Quist

February 13, 2015

Ruth C. Quist, 94, formerly of Mt. Jewett, died Friday morning, Feb. 13, 2015 at St. Martha's Manor in Downingtown.
Friends may call at the Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home, Inc. in Kane on Monday, Feb. 16 from 10:30 until 11 a.m., at which time a service will be held there with the rev. V. Theodore Benson, officiating.  Interment will follow in Nebo Cemetery, Mt. Jewett.
A complete obituary will appear in Monday's edition. Online condolences may be expressed at www.ronaldmcdonaldfuneralhome.com.

February 12th

Rose Marie Swanson

February 12, 2015

Rose Marie Swanson, 92, of 649 Marvin St., Wilcox, died Thursday afternoon, Feb. 12, 2015 as the result of an automobile accident on state Route 219 in Wilcox. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anthony F. Ferragine Funeral Home, Johnsonburg.

Vera E. "Midge" Johnson

February 12, 2015

Vera E. "Midge" Johnson, 81, of Worrall Street, Wilcox, and formerly of Mount Jewett, died Thursday afternoon, Feb. 12, 2015 as the result of an automobile accident on Route 219 in Wilcox. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by the Anthony F. Ferragine Funeral Home, Johnsonburg.

February 9th

Trilby E. VanKirk

February 9, 2015

Trilby E. VanKirk, 90, of Smethport, died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015 in the Sena-Kean Manor, Smethport, with her sister Adelaide by her side.
She was born Jan. 13, 1925 in McDonald, Ohio, a daughter of the late Glenn Clair and Olive Mae McClimans McDowell. On April 29, 1960, in Smethport, she married Robert E. VanKirk, who died Aug. 29, 2008. Trilby and Robert lived in Maryland for 35 years before moving back to Pennsylvania in 2000.
Trilby attended schools in Crosby, Colegrove, and Smethport High School.

February 8th

Russell W. "Russ" Trumbull

February 8, 2015

Russell W. "Russ" Trumbull, 87, of 1456 South Ave., Lewis Run, died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015 surrounded by his loving family at the Bradford Manor.
Born June 17, 1927 in Lewis Run, he was a son of the late Paul and Calista (Crooks) Trumbull. He attended school in Lewis Run.
On Feb. 12, 1948 in Degolia he married Ann (Paul) Trumbull who survives him.
He enlisted in the United States Navy on May 15, 1945 served during WWII, and was honorably discharged Aug. 17, 1946.
He was a member of Lafayette Evangelical Christian Church.

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