Archive - Obituary
October 21st, 2011
Michael J. Kennedy, formerly of Kane, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011, surrounded by loved ones in his Florida home.
He was born on March 31, 1951, in Sewickley, and was a 1969 graduate of Moon Township High School. Mike attended Clarion University and Ohio Northern University and practiced law before being elected the Mageisterial District Judge in Kane. In 2010, Mike and his wife, Gina,Â retired to Placida, Fla. He was a wonderful husband, adoring father, and loyal friend and family member.Â Mike will be dearly missed by all who loved and knew him.
Leanna L. Penhollow, 80, formerly of 424 Winsor St. and 110 W. Third St. in Jamestown, N.Y., died at 4:20 a.m. Monday, Oct. 17, 2011, in WCA Hospital.
An area resident for almost 40 years, she was born July 28, 1931 in Sergeant, a daughter of the late Paul and Leota Smith McMahon.
She had attended Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Church.
Nellie J. Himes, 87, of 207 Irishtown Road, Kersey, died Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011 at her residence.
She was born April 4, 1924, in Kane, daughter of the late Charles W. and Mary Merle Brown Hepler.
On May 27, 1942, in Kane, she married Harry A. Himes Sr., who survives.
She had lived in the area for the past 69 years and attended Kane schools. She attended the Faith Baptist Church and enjoyed camping, canning and baking, reading her Bible and spending time with her family.
Shirlee M. Salberg, 84, of 1939 Montmorenci Rd., Ridgway, died unexpectedly at her residence on Friday.
She was born Dec. 13, 1926 in Ridgway, daughter of the late Henry and Emma (Mader) Markert. She married Ray H. Salberg on June 18, 1949, and he preceded her in death on June 23, 2002.
Norman S. Boschert, 86, of 104 Whiterock Ave., died Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011, at Kane Community Hospital.
Born June 21, 1925, in Dagus Mines, he was the son of Florence Weidow Mandilas.Â On Oct. 31, 1953, in Johnsonburg, he married June E. Bryington who preceded him in death on Sept. 1, 2011.
Mr. Boschert was a veteran of World War II serving in the 6th Army in the Philippines with the Bushmasters and the Alamo Scouts.Â He was a recipient of the Bronze Star.
He had worked at Hanley Brick Company for many years and later for Affiliated Industries from which he retired.
John B. Hall, Sr., 66, of Knoxdale passed away Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011.
He is the son of the late Alice (Brady) and Lawrence Ignatius Hall. He was also preceded in death by his son, Michael Joseph Hall; brother Lawrence I. Hall, Jr.; and sisters Sara Criswell and Mary Kosmaczewski.
John is survived by his wife of 12 years, Patricia L. (Chubon) Hall of Harrisburg; son, John Brady Hall Jr.of Cheyenne, Wyo.; daughter Mary Grace Hall of Cheyenne, Wyo.; several nieces and nephews; and an aunt, Olive Hall of Maryland.
Norman S. Boschert, 86, of 104 Whiterock Ave., Kane, died Tuesday afternoon at the Kane Community Hospital.Â Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Cummings Funeral Home, Inc.
Travis James Wolfe, 24, of 8 Elm St., Bradford, died Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011, at his residence.
Born Nov. 4, 1986, in Kane, he was a son of Larry and Donna Allen Wolfe.
Travis is survived, in addition to his parents, by a sister, Lori (Ivan) McClain of James City; three brothers, Robert Wolfe of El Cajon, Calif., David Wolfe and Luke Wolfe, both of Kane; and his maternal grandmother, Nancy Hulben of Smethport.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, James and Betty Jane Wolfe.
Rose Marie Lundeen, 94, formerly of 339 Haines St., died Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011, at the Lutheran Home at Kane.
She was born in north Kane on Dec. 10, 1916, the oldest daughter of Nicholas and Barbara Balaban Novosel. On Sept. 20, 1947, she married DeVere Lundeen who preceded her in death in October of 2002.
Alice B. Jones, 90, of 2 Delaware Ave., James City, died Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011 at her residence.
Born Jan. 17, 1921 in Kittanning, she was the daughter of Albert A. and Mary J. Moore Bouch.Â On Nov. 9, 1940 in Winchester, Va., she married Carroll E. "Birch" Burton, who died in 1989.Â On June 21, 1995, she married Lawrence H. "Jonesy" Jones, who died in 2002.
Mrs. Jones had been a Medical Lab Technician at the Kane Community Hospital for many years, then later at the Ridgway Hospital.