Archive - Obituary
February 8th, 2013
Florence A. Gezik, 89, of 251 Ohio Ave., James City, passed away Friday morning, Feb. 8, 2013 at the Lutheran Home at Kane.
Born Jan. 29, 1924, in East Kane, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Johanna Schmader Grolemund.Â On Nov. 22, 1947, in Kane, she married Emery J. Gezik who preceded her in death.
Mrs. Gezik had worked at Houston Electronics, was later employed in housekeeping at the Kane Community Hospital andÂ finally had worked as a nurse's aide at the hospital.Â She was a member of St. Callistus Catholic Church.
Anthony D. Gallo, age 86, of the Bradford Ecumenical Home, Bradford, formerly of Kent Boulevard, Salamanca, N.Y., died early Tuesday morning, Feb. 5, 2013 following a long illness.
Born Feb. 13, 1926 in Kane, he was the son of the late Joseph and Theresa Perri Gallo.
Mr. Gallo was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving in the Pacific Theater during World War II on both the USS Savannah and the USS Altair. He was awarded the Pacific Theater Ribbon, the American Theater Ribbon, and the Victory Medal.
Victor H. Peterson, age 92, of Lantz Corners, formerly of Kushequa, passed away at home unexpectedly Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013.Â
He was born May 14, 1920, in Bradford, son of the late Ivan and BedaÂ Samuelson Peterson.Â On Aug. 16, 1947, he married Joyce V. Martinson in the Kushequa Union Church.Â
Anthony G. Haulik, 87, of 100 High Point Dr., passed away Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 at Kane Community Hospital.
Born Jan. 30, 1925, in James City, he was a son of the late Joseph and Marie Urban Haulik.Â On Jan. 25, 1949, in Kane, he married Carol Leoffler who preceded him in death.
Mr. Haulik had worked as a credit manager for the Sarasota Herald Tribune in Florida where he had previously resided.Â He belonged to the D.A.V. and St. Callistus Catholic Church and was a past member of the Kane Elks Lodge.
He served with the U.S. Army during World War II, attaining the rank of Tec 5.
Charles E. Rolfe, Jr., 57, of 17262 Kevin Dr., Meadville,Â formerly of Kane, passed away Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 at Meadville Medical Center.
Born Nov. 27, 1955,Â he was a son of Charles E.Â and Ann Zuzek Rolfe Sr.Â On Sept. 20, 1986, in Meadville, he married Kelly S. Weidow who survives.
Charles was a State Police officer and was a corporal at the time of his retirement in 2010 at Meadville.Â He had also been stationed at various timesÂ at Clarion, Franklin, Washington and Mt. Jewett.
Marilyn O. Brinkley, 69, of 113 Haines St., Kane, died Thursday evening, Jan. 24, 2013 at the Kane Community Hospital.
Born March 18, 1943 in Kane, she was the daughter of Howard D. and Ellen I. Anderson Hannold.Â On Aug. 11, 1962 in Kane, she married Thomas E. Brinkley, who survives.
Mrs. Brinkley had worked at Houston Electronics in Kane, then later for the Arcade Restaurant and the Shady Point Restaurant, both in Kane, as a short-order cook, retiring from the latter in 2005.
A member of St. Callistus Catholic Church in Kane, she enjoyed Bingo, slot machines and doing computer puzzles.
Mary Zampogna of San Antonio, Texas, passed away peacefully on Jan. 15, 2013, following complications from a lengthy battle with dementia.
Mary was born Nov. 29, 1921, in Ludlow, the daughter of Paul and Pearl Straneva. She married Harry J. Zampogna and they moved to San Antonio and later parted ways.
Janet Louise Duffy, 77, of Oak Street, Warren, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, at Warren General Hospital.
Mrs. Duffy was born Jan. 8, 1936, in Kane, the daughter of the late Edward and Dorothy Sandberg Koza. Janet was a 1953 graduate of Kane Area High School.Â She then went on to work at Bell Telephone Company as a Switchboard Operator.Â Throughout the years, she was also employed as a teller at PNC Bank and a secretary for American General.Â For many years, she and her husband, "Bud", were the co-owners of Ideal Bakery.Â
Beverly Mae Kirby Reigel, 70, of Elgin, died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013. Born in Erie, she was the daughter of Myles Kirby and Mildred Ishman.
She was formerly employed with Rice Creek Elementary School and was of Baptist faith.
Surviving are her husband of 48 years, Daniel Alvin Reigel Sr.; her children, Daniel A. Reigel Jr. (Sally), Sherry Branham, David Reigel (Iva), Susan Sims (Vince), Shelly Bagwell (Tony), Sandi Brassell (Marty), Sunny Boucher (John) and Donald Reigel (Melissa); 21 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three sisters; and one brother.
Joseph "Cook" Kasaback, 83, of 4 North Hillside Ave., Ludlow, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at the Lutheran Home at Kane.
Born July, 1929, in Warren, he was a son ofÂ the late Anthony and Helen Antal Kasaback.Â On March 14, 1952, in Clarendon, he married Joyce Nystrom who survives.
Mr. Kasaback was employed for 40 years by Penelec as a chief hot stick lineman and was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.
He served in the U.S. Navy and was a member of the Jamestown SeeBees.Â He also played for NavyÂ in the Army-Navy Orange Bowl Game.