Archive - Obituary
April 18th, 2011
Mrs. Freda Francelia Brush Carlson, 85, passed into the next life Sunday, April 17, 2011 at Kane Community Hospital.
She was born April 4, 1926 in Kinzua to the late Roy and Arvilla Miller Brush. A lifelong area resident, Freda moved to Sheffield from Kinzua and later to Ludlow where she resided most of her life.
She enjoyed reading, puzzle books, â€śwatching the birds,â€ť and was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary. She also babysat for two grandsons, Adam and Zach, for many years.
Carmella M. Tigani, 95, of 7453 Highland Rd., died Saturday morning, April 16, 2011, at the Lutheran Home at Kane.
Born March 21, 1916, in Kane, she was a daughter of Giuseppe P. and Giuseppa Costanzo Russo. On Jan. 22, 1944, in Kane, she married Giuseppe (Joseph) Tigani who preceded her in death.
Before her retirement, Mrs. Tigani had been employed by Stackpole Carbon Company andÂ had also worked at the Chestnut Street Elementary School cafeteria.
She was a member of St. Callistus Catholic Church and belonged to the Kane Lodge #751 Sons of Italy.
Dennis â€śKeithâ€ť Nowalk, 76, of 1514 Pennsylvania Ave. E, Warren, and formerly of Kane, died Thursday, April 14, 2011, at the Warren Manor.
He was born Jan. 22, 1935, in Kane, the son of the late Ralph C. and Hilda Sederquist Nowalk.
Mr. Nowalk had worked at the A & P in Kane and Johnsonburg and later at Pellegrinoâ€™s in Warren. He belonged to the Kane V.F.W. and was a past member of the Kane Lions Club and the Kane V.F.D.
Surviving are two brothers, Frederick Nowalk of Warren and Cleon Nowalk of Kane; and several cousins and nephews.
Eugenia M. "Genie" Thompson, 81, of 420 Park Ave., in Kane died Sunday morning at her residence after a brief illness.
Born Feb. 11, 1930 in Kane, she was the daughter of J. Walter and Natalie Kempf Carlson. On May 12, 1951 in Kane she married Norman L. Thompson, who survives.
AfterÂ sheÂ graduatedÂ from Bryant and Stratton College, she worked for the American Red Cross in Harrisburg and later was the office manager for Kane Decorating.
Rickey Anthony Antonuccio, 55, of Beach Grove Rd., Ridgway, passed away, April 4, 2011, at the Hershey Medical Center. He was born Oct. 23, 1955, in Ridgway, the son of Nicholas P. Antonuccio, who survives and the late Edna L. Dilley Antonuccio. He is survived by his wife, Regina Singleton. He resided in Ridgway for most of his life. He attended Ridgway Area High School. He enjoyed billards, construction, 4-wheeling, cards, story telling, being around kids, repairing and painting cars. He was an automotive mechanic for 40 years.
Elsa R. Anderson, 98, of 306 Glenwood St., Kane, died Monday at Elk Haven Nursing Home in St. Marys, where she resided for the past few weeks. Arrangements are entrusted to Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home, Inc. and will be announced.
Donald L. Novosel, 74, of Sun City Center, Fla., formerly of Kane and Strongsville, Ohio, died Sunday morning in Bradenton, Fla.Â Arrangements, entrusted to the Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home, Inc., areÂ incomplete and will be announced.
Raymond LaVerne Allen, 83, of 42 School Street, East Kane, died Friday, April 8, 2011, at his residence.
Born January 14, 1928, in Medix Run, he was a son of Walter Bliss and Bertha Edna Peters Allen. On December 28, 1990, in Kane, he married Christy A. Milford, who survives.
Before his retirement, Mr. Allen had worked at several places, including Wilcox Railroad, Wilcox Tannery, Holgates and then Kane Manufacturing from which he retired.
He attended Wilcox Schools and also helped in the building of the Assembly of God Church in East Kane.
William M. Walton, 65, of Highland, near Kane, died Sunday, April 3, 2011 at Hamot Medical Center in Erie.
Born Jan. 28, 1946 in Marienville, he was the son of James H. and Alice C. Irwin Walton.Â
He was a self-employed in scrap metal recycling for over 40 years.
Surviving are his fiancĂ©, Donna Swanson, with whom he lived; two sons, Joseph Walton of Sheffield and William Walton of Kane; two daughters, Kathy Walton and Christine Anderson, both of Warren; a brother, Gary Walton of Kane; and a sister, Betty Walton of Rochester, N.Y. Five grandchildren also survive.
Beatrice M. Cunningham, 84, formerly of 62 Pennsylvania Ave. in James City, died Sunday morning, April 3, 2011 at The Lutheran Home at Kane.
Born Dec. 18, 1926 in Kane, she was the daughter of Victor and Besse Watterson Lantz.Â On Jan. 21, 1950 in Mt. Jewett, she married Harry H. Cunningham, who died in 1998.
Mrs. Cunningham was an office clerk at Stackpole Corp. in Kane for 16 years and attended Emmanuel Mission Church in Kane.