Archive - Obituary
July 22nd, 2013
Patricia A. Allegretto, 71, died Friday, July 12, 2013 at the home of her daughter in Newton, Kan.
Born Sept. 28, 1942, in Roscoe, N.Y., she was a daughter of Hirman and Mary A. Hannold VanGuilder.
Patricia had lived in the Kane area for over 40 years. She had operated the Clarion Kitchen in Wilcox and the Sheffield Diner in Sheffield.
Chester Slaugenhaupt, 70, died Sunday morning at the Bradford Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Cummings Funeral Home, Inc.
Christine M. Dunlap, 53 of Paisley, Fla. died Monday, July 1, 2013 after a lengthy illness at the Florida Hospital of DeLand.
Born Oct. 24, 1959, she was the daughter of the late Earl L. Kepler Sr. and Beverly Frost Kepler. On Aug. 12, 1995, she married Joseph Dunlap, who survives.
Christine was an avid animal lover and spent many years grooming dogs and cats at Christieâ€™s Pampered Pooch in Kane.
Frances L. Olewinski, 83 of 724 Marvin St., Wilcox, formerly of Johnsonburg died Thursday, July 18, 2013 afternoon at her residence following a brief illness.
She was born on March 30, 1930 in Johnsonburg, daughter of the late Bronislaw and Josephine Kolinoski Piurkoksi.
She married Henry A. Olewsinski on August 15, 1950 in Holy Rosary Church, Johnsonburg. He died October 17, 2008.
She resided in Wilcox most of her life.
Mrs. Olewinski was a graduate of Johnsonburg High School in 1948.
Leona M. Roberts, 88, of 3 McClelland Ave., Mt. Jewett, passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at Sena-Kean Manor in Smethport.
Born June 1, 1925, in Duke Center, she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Sylvia Cornelius Buck.
Mrs. Roberts had been employed at Stackpole and had also worked at Sena-Kean Manor.Â She attended the United Methodist Church in Mt. Jewett.
Surviving are two daughters, Karen Reinard of Hazel Hurst and Sylvia Slaugenhaupt of Mt. Jewett; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Geraldine L. Cooley, 84, of 103 High Point Dr., passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at Kane Community Hospital.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Cummings Funeral Home, Inc.
Francis H. Grolemund, Sr., 87, of Erie, passed away peacefully Thursday, July 4, 2013 at the Pennsylvania Soldiers and Sailors Home.
He was born in Oil City, PA on December 16, 1925, a son of the late Francis A. and Eva M. (Fitzpatrick) Grolemund.
Merle D. Peters, 84, of 431 Smithfield, Kane, passed away Friday, June 28, 2013 at his residence.
Born Aug. 11, 1928, in Sergeant, he was a son of the late Ollie and Hattie McDonald Peters.Â On Sept. 12, 1947, in Johnsonburg, he married Norma Akers who preceded him in death.
Mr. Peters worked as a trackman for Conrail for many years.Â He served in the National Guard during World War II.
Robert A. Larson, 92, of 119 Poplar St., Kane, died Friday morning, June 28, 2013 at The Lutheran Home at Kane, where he recently resided.
Born May 16, 1921 in Kane, he was the son of Harry C. and Anna C. Benson Larson. On July 12, 1952 in Kane, he married Helen E. Withington, who survives.
A 1939 graduate of Kane Area High School, Mr. Larson served in the U.S. Army during WWII from 1942 to 1946, serving in the Pacific Theatre and was stationed at Iwo Jima.Â He was an instructor of range finding units in Camp Stewart, Ga., and was discharged as a Tech Sergeant.
Edna R. Spangler, 77, of 109 Clay St., Kane, died unexpectedly at her residence on Thursday, June 27, 2013.
Born Sept. 26, 1935 in Spring Creek, she was the daughter of Opal and Cora Cisco Spangler.Â On Aug. 3, 1955 in Fredrick, Md., she married Charles R. Spangler, who died in 1991.
Edna was an Avon Representative for many years.Â She was a life member of the VFW Post #1132 in Kane and it's Ladies Auxiliary.Â She was Catholic by faith.