Archive - Obituary
July 26th, 2011
Clifford Melvin Martinson, 105, died Tuesday morning, July 26, 2011, at the Kane Community Hospital. He had recently resided at the Lutheran Home at Kane and prior to that in Mt. Jewett for several years.Â Until his wife passed away, he had lived in Kane.
Born in Kane on Feb 23, 1906, he was the son of the late Sven and Minnie (Gibson) Martinson, both natives of Sweden.
Marinell L. Rhines, 63, of 120 W. Oilwell Street, St. Marys, died at her home on Sunday, July 24, 2011 following an unexpected illness.Â
She was born January 10, 1948 in Ridgway, a daughter of the late Richard M. Rhines and Laura Pearl Rhines Gulnac.
Marinell graduated from Ridgway Area High School.Â She was a member of First United Methodist Church, where she was
actively involved and enjoyed spending time.Â She retired from Osram Sylvania after more than 36 years of service.Â She also enjoyed crafts and spending time with her friends.
Kenneth R. VanGiesen, 30, of Gorman Drive, Erie, formerly of Kane, died Monday, July 18, 2011 as the result of injuries sustained while serving in the U.S. Army in Afghanistan.
Born Aug. 3, 1980 in Kane, he was the son of Thomas A. and Susan J. Proashas VanGiesen.
Patricia J. Schuster, 70, of 527 Bayard St., died Saturday, July 23, 2011, at Kane Community Hospital.
Born Jan. 16, 1941, in Kane, she was a daughter of Oliver and Ethel Peterson Hulings.Â On Sept. 5, 1959, in Kane, she married George Schuster who survives.
Mrs. Schuster retired from the Bradford Nursing Pavillion where she was employedÂ as a licensed practical nurse.Â Prior to that, she had worked at Pinecrest Nursing Home in St. Marys.
She was a member of St. Callistus Catholic Church.
Mary Madeline McClelland, 68, of 7 Bridge St., Mt. Jewett, died Thursday, July 21, 2011, at the Lutheran Home at Kane.
Born Jan. 26, 1943, in Bradford, she was a daughter of the late Tony and Gladys Corneilous Cesario.
Mrs. McClelland, a homemaker, was a member of the Hazel Hurst United Methodist Church.
Betty M. Lindsey, 81, of 604 Welsh St., Kane, died Saturday evening at the Bradford Regional Medical Center.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home, Inc. and will be announced.Â Online condolences may be expressed at www.ronaldmcdonaldfuneralhome.com.
Mary McClelland, 68, of 7 Bridge St., Mt. Jewett, died Thursday afternoon, July 21, 2011, at The Lutheran Home where she had been a recent resident. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Cummings Funeral Home, Inc.
Madeline Elizabeth (Moran) Hazlett, 80, beloved wife of Wendell Hazlett, died July 19, 2011, at her home in Leesburg, Va.Â She had been ill for quite some time.
She was born July 21, 1930, at James City, the fifth of nine children of Martin and Nina Moran. She is survived by her sisters, Mary Margaret (Bob) Sproull, Helen Ahlers, Mabel Scruton; and one brother, Sam (Carol) Moran. She was preceded in death by two sisters and two brothers.
Jane Nash McDermott, 91, of 115 Edgar James St., Kane, passed away July 21, 2011 at her residence. Jane was born in Bradford, the daughter of former attorney Francis M. and Marie E. Nash on Sept. 5, 1919. On April 23, 1949 she married Edward T. McDermott of Kane.Â
Kenneth VanGiesen, 30,Â formerly of Kane, died Monday as a result of injuries sustained while on duty in Afghanistan.Â Arrangements, entrusted to the Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home,Â Inc.,Â are incomplete and will be announced when available.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.ronaldmcdonaldfuneralhome.com.