Archive - Obituary
July 1st, 2014
Howard L. Davidson, 81, of 13003 Route 948 in Highland Township, formerly of Ludlow, died Tuesday morning, July 1, 2014 at the Kane Community Hospital.
Born Nov. 22, 1932 in Ludlow, he was the son of Roy N. and Geneva Montgomery Davidson.Â On Aug. 30, 1953, he married Peggy L. Bradybaugh, who survives.
After serving in the U.S. Army in the Korean War, Howard was a welder and mechanic for National Fuel Gas Co. for many years. He was a member of VFW Post #1132 in Kane, and enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Richard W. Carlson, 90, of 9716 Rt 6, Kane, died peacefully on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at the Kane Community Hospital.Â Â Â Â
Born Oct. 20, 1923, he was a son ofÂ Herman andÂ Ester Hanson Carlson. On March 15, 1943,Â he eloped and married the love of his life, Isabelle Bloomquist, who died April 23 ofÂ this year.
Richard was a beloved husband for 71 years and, as much as his family tried to ease his pain, they feel he died from a broken heart. He will be sadly missed by all.
Michael J. Bundy Sr., 58, of 117 Ash St., died Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at Sena Kean Manor.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Cummings Funeral Home, Inc.
Lawrence Dan Andersen, 80, of Chesterton, Ind., died Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at Franciscan St. Anthony Health.
He was born Aug. 20, 1933 in Kane, son of the late Thorkild and Ruth Fridley Andersen.
On May 21, 1966, he married Mary Johnson Andersen who survives in Chesterton.
Lawrence belonged to the American Society of Civil Engineers and was licensed in several states. He was also member of the Professional Engineers and an endowment member of the NRA. He was an Army veteran, serving his country proudly. He was an avid outdoorsman.
Mona Joye Swanson Smith, 84, of Plano, Texas, died Thursday, June 26, 2014.
Born Feb. 26, 1930, in Mt. Jewett, she was a daughter of the late Iona Murray Swanson and George Julius Swanson.
She attended and graduated from Hamlin Township School where she met her future husband in third grade. Mona participated in the Glee Club, band and was on the year book staff.
On Sept. 8, 1951 at the home of her parents, Mona married William Carl Smith. They began their 22 years in the military traveling to Germany, Oklahoma, Texas, Pennsylvania, Colorado, and Minnesota.
Howard Ellis Johnson, 84, a resident of the Suites at the Rouse Home, Youngsville, died Friday, June 27, 2014 after a brief illness.
Howard was born Nov. 4, 1929, in Warren, the son of the late Ellis and the late Margaret Hill Johnson.
David W. â€śSamâ€ť Earle, 47, of Austin, loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, son and friend died Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at his home surrounded by his family.
Born June 6, 1967 in Coudersport, he was the son of Richard D. and Geraldine Skrouse Earle. On Jan. 22, 1994 in Coudersport, he married Jeannette Holmes Earle who survives.
He was employed by GKN Sinter Metals in Emporium for 11 years until getting ill in 2009. He was a member of the Austin Vets Club for several years.
Doris L. Mishic, 88, formerly of Lamont and the New Thomson House, Kane, died Friday afternoon, June 20, 2014 at The Lutheran Home at Kane.
Born Sept. 10, 1925 in Lamont, she was the daughter of Axel L. and Augusta Asp Carlson. On Nov. 15, 1945, she married Matthew Mishic, who died in 2001.
A homemaker, Doris belonged to the Emmanuel Mission Church in Kane, and often held bible studies in her apartment.
Surviving are a daughter, Christine Rhodes of Brookville; two sons, Tim Mishic of Kane and Michael Mishic of Midland, Mich.; six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Trina Dubowick Shuart, 71, of South Harwich, Mass., died Monday, June 16, 2014 surrounded by her husband and three sons.
Trina was the daughter of Ted and Sophie (Wilochka) Dubowick and was born in the Bronx, N.Y. She spent her childhood in Fair Lawn, N.J. and was a 1961 graduate of Fair Lawn High School. She and her family enjoyed spending summers at Lake Hopatcong (N.J.) with friends and cousins. For several years she worked for Bell Telephone of New Jersey.
Gertrude H. "Gertie" McGuire, 91, of 145 Elk Ave., Kane, died early Wednesday evening, June 18, 2014 at the Kane Community Hospital after a brief illness.
Born Oct. 4, 1922 in Kane, she was the daughter of Giles and Marie Anderson Conklin. On Aug. 31, 1943 in Kane, she married James P. McGuire, who died in 1976.
Gertie was a waitress at the former Arcade Restaurant in the 1960s, and later worked at Stackpole for many years, both in Kane.