October 21st, 2013
Margie Rose "Babe" Cherry, age 83, of 5000 Whitehaven Court, Richmond, Va., formerly of Northridge, Calif., died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013 at Autumn Care, Hanover, Va. following a lengthy illness.
She was born July 2, 1930 in Kane, the daughter of Gustav and Elsie Shaffer Johnson.
She was married to Victor "Vito" Cherry on Jan. 13, 1948 in Johnsonburg. He died Dec. 21, 2000.
She had resided in Virginia since 2009, and formerly lived in California. She graduated from Kane High School in 1947.
Kane Area High School's parking lot was the site of an emergency vehicle operator training class on Sunday.
This past Saturday, the Kane High School Marching Band traveled to Indiana University of Pennsylvania to compete in the Tournament of Bands Chapter 11 Championship Competition.
The 15th annual Steve Jerman Memorial 5K Run & 2 Mile Walk was held on Saturday, Oct. 19, in Kane.
A total of 127 participants registered for the event, including 68 runners and 59 walkers. Temperatures in the mid 50s produced excellent running conditions.
Mary A. Bizzak, 98, formerly of 317 West Pine Ave., Kane, died Saturday evening, Oct. 19, 2013 at The Lutheran Home at Kane, where she had resided for the past few years.
Born Jan. 14, 1915 in Dahoga, she was the daughter of Joseph and Rose Simcic Ulyan.Â On June 20, 1936 in Kane, she married Joseph F. Bizzak, who died in 2006.
Mary operated a boarding house in Westline and drove school bus there.Â She and her husband wereÂ in the logging business for many years, and, after her retirement, was a cook in the Chestnut Street Elementary School in Kane.
Margaret L. Shoup, 90, of 759 Johnsonburg Road Apt. 14, St. Marys and formerly of Filmore Road died on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013 at Elk Regional Health Center.
She was born Aug. 22, 1923 in St. Marys, a daughter of the late George and Rose Balaban Mahovlich.
On April 24, 1946 in Sacred Heart Church, she married the late Albert "Bert" Shoup, who preceded her in death on Oct. 9, 1999.
Kane football entered Friday's game undefeated and left the same way.
The Wolves also left with the AML South Division crown.
Kane clinched a spot in the AML championship game with a 27-18 win over Ridgway Friday night at Paul R. Miller Stadium to move to 8-0 on the season.
Members of the Kane and Mt. Jewett Police Departments sponsored a Stranger Danger assembly to the students of the Kane Elementary School on Friday. Co-Principal Jay Israel introduced Mt. Jewett Chief of Police Steve Hale, who made the presentation to the students.
Northwest Savings Bank, Itâ€™s Judiâ€™s Place, Anderson Cleaners and the Kane Area Community Center will launch Operation Overcoat on Saturday, Oct. 19.Â
Gloria A. Barber, 83, of Mt. Jewett, died at her home on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013 after a brief illness.
The former Gloria Ann Peters was born Nov. 4, 1929, the daughter of George and Helen Kalinowski Peters.Â On Nov. 22, 1952, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Mt. Jewett, she married Robert W. Barber who preceded her in death on July 12, 2011.
A graduate of Mt. Jewett Senior High School, Class of 1947, she was employed at the former Swanson Triangle Grocery Store and Temple Beauty Aids.