Archive - Obituary
September 28th, 2012
Mrs. Joanne Spence Lacy, 83, of Sheffield, went to be with the Lord on Sept. 27, 2012 at 5:30 p.m. in the Rouse Warren County Home.
Joanne was born in Kane on April 12, 1929, to the late Winfield and Carrie Simpson Spence.
Mrs. Lacy enjoyed traveling with her husband D.L. in their Winnebago with their camping club. She also enjoyed baking, making the best pies ever, but her greatest love was her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Employed at Sylvania, she retired after 25 years service.
Alice Anderson Wahlburg Nevel, age 87, of Conneautville, died Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012 at Rolling Fields Nursing Home.
She was born Sept. 13, 1925 in Kane to George R. and Carrie Zelvina Hathaway Anderson.
She was formerly married to Neil Wahlburg; and then married Bernard A. Nevel, they both preceded her in death.
A 1943 graduate of Kane Area High School, she was a housewife and was formerly employed by Quality Market in Kane. She had attended the Presbyterian churck in Kane.
Thomas E. Lachner died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012. He was born April 7, 1944. Services will be held Tuesday, Sept. 25 at 10:30 a.m. at the Ronald McDonald Funeral Home in Marienville. Rev. Dan Richter will preside. Burial will be in Guitonville Cemetery.
Helen M. Detwiler, 97, formerly of Johnsonburg andÂ Kane, died Monday evening, Sept. 24, 2012 at Sena Kean Manor in Smethport.
Born July 8, 1915 in Johnsonburg, she was the daughter of John and Bessie Detwiler.Â
She attended college at Penn State and in Indiana, Pa., and was employed as a teacher and counselor for many years for the Johnsonburg School District, retiring in 1976.Â
Stanley V. Bizzak, 87, formerly of 412 Elk Ave. in Kane, died Saturday afternoon, Sept. 22, 2012 at The Lutheran Home at Kane, where he was a resident.
Born Dec. 1, 1924 in Lamont, he was the son of John and Mary Cehovin Bizzak. On Feb. 9, 1952 in Kane, he married Alice A. Stark, who died Jan. 11, 1998.
Mr. Bizzak owned and operated S.V. Bizzak Sand & Gravel for many years, retiring in 1983; and was a member of St. Callistus Catholic Church in Kane.
Mrs. Alverta A. "Pete" Castor, 86, passed into the next life at 6 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012 in Kane Community Hospital following an extended
She was born Oct. 12, 1925 in Accident, Md. to the late Harry and Ida Holliday Wilhelm.
An area resident for the past 50 years, "Pete" retired from Sylvania after 30 years service. She was a workaholic and kept an immaculate home and
enjoyed going to Las Vegas, Atlantic City, and playing bingo.
She is survived by three daughters, Noreen Griffith and husband Dan, Sheffield, Anita Frederoski, Sheffield, and Loretta Davidson and husband
Thelma L. Johnson, 80, of 290 Burdick Lane, Kane, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Sept. 10, 2012, at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, Fayetteville, N.C.
Thelma was born in Commodore, PA, on Nov. 14, 1931, the daughter of the late Mead and Lola Ludwig.Â Thelma graduated from Johnstown Central High School in the class of 1949.Â She was a member of Tabor Lutheran Church where she served in many capacities including Sunday School Teacher, Funeral Committee, Lucia Committee and Lydia Circle.
Julia E. â€śJudyâ€ť Bressler, 93, formerly of Johnsonburg, passed away Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, at the Lutheran Home at Kane where she had been a resident since 1996.
Born March 3, 1919, in Renova, she was a daughter of the late LeRoy F. and Emma Stewart Bressler.
Miss Bressler lived most of her life in Johnsonburg and was a member of the Methodist Church there and had worked for the Stackpole Corporation until her retirement in 1970.Â She was also a member of the D.A.R.
Marcel Charles Lang Jr., 84, formerly of Whispering Oaks, Hermitage, Warren, and Mt. Jewett, passed away at 3:15 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10, 2012, in Orange Village Care Center, Masury, Ohio.
Stanley "Beck" Debevec was born on Dec. 4, 1924 and on April 18, 2012 was led to heaven by his angel at the age of 87.Â
Beck was born in James City. He and his wife, Rose, owned and operated Beck's Cafe (now James City Cafe) for many years.
Graveside services with military honor guard will be held at St. Callistus Cemetery on Sept. 15, 2012 at 11 a.m. with a Celebration of Life following at the Highland Township Fire Department in James City.