August 19th, 2011
Victor L. Lantz, 90, a resident of the Lutheran Home at Kane, and formerly of Mt. Jewett, died Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011, at Kane Community Hospital.
Born Sept. 7, 1920, in Mt. Jewett, he was a son of the late Victor R. and Besse M. Watterson Lantz.Â He was married to Pearl M. Barbour who survives.
Mr. Lantz served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II.
He was a member of St. Margaretâ€™s Episcopal Church in Mt. Jewett and belonged to the Cleveland Johnson Post 574 American Legion and the Mt. Jewett Rotary.
Marian E. Hultman, 90, a resident of Elk Haven Nursing Home for the past two years, and formerly of Kane, died Monday, Aug. 15, 2011 at Elk Regional Health Center.
Born Nov. 16, 1920, in Coudersport, she was a daughter of Henry Leon and Mina Dexter Lunn.Â On April 29, 1938, in Kane, she married Bernard Hultman who preceded her in death.
Mrs. Hultman owned and operated the former Arcade Restaurant in Kane with her husband, Bernie.Â She was a past member of the Eastern Star and the Order of the Amaranth.
Louise Rzodkiewicz, 78, formerly of 100 Lincoln St., died Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011, at Warren Manor where she resided.
Born Oct. 19, 1932, in Ludlow, she was a daughter of John E. and Lilly Erickson Rzodkiewicz.
Before her retirement, Louise was a telephone operator for Bell of PA. She was a member of Telephone Pioneers of America, Ft. Pitt Chapter and the Ludlow Wildcat Red Hats.Â She belonged to St. Callistus Catholic Church.
Louise Rzodkiewicz, 78, formerly of 100 Lincoln St., died Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011, at the Warren Manor.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Cummings Funeral Home, Inc.
Mabel Mellander, 96, a resident of the Lutheran Home at Kane, and formerly of Mt. Jewett, died Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, at Kane Community Hospital.
Born Jan. 26, 1915, in Johnsonburg, she was a daughter of Edward G. and Anne Hinchliffe Rippon.Â On Jan. 1, 1939, in Brockway, she married Paul Mellander who preceded her in death.
Before retirement she had worked at Stackpole Carbon. She was a member of the Episcopal Church.
John W. Stewart, 93, of 541 Hacker St., Kane, died early Thursday morning, Aug. 11, 2011 at his residence.
Born Nov. 12, 1917 in Kane, he was the son of Walter A. and Dora D. Smith Stewart.Â On April 12, 1946 in East Kane, he married Astrid M. Swanson, who died in 1998.
Mr. Stewart served in the U.S. Air Corps during WWII, reaching the rank of sergeant.Â Later, he was a set-up man at Holgate Toy Co., then a shipping clerk at Stackpole Corp., both in Kane, then was manager of the Kane Manor.
Kathryn Mary Hasney, 79, of Orlando, Fla., formerly of Lantz Corners, died Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011, following an extended illness.
Born July 31, 1932, in Halsey, she was the daughter of Joseph and Catherine Rindosh Morgan. On July 18, 1959, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Mount Jewett, she married Francis "Fetch" Hasney, who preceded her in death on January 9, 2002. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Joseph Morgan, and a sister, Anne Morgan.
Donald J. Gadley of 6645 County Route 31, East Hill, passed away Friday, Aug. 5, 2011 at Jones Memorial Hospital, from injuries sustained in a work related accident at Dresser-Rand in Wellsville.
Don was born Aug. 25, 1965 in Kane and was a son of Purcie S. and Elizabeth LaBarr Gadley Jr. On Aug. 24, 1997, in Friendship, N.Y., he married his wife of 13 years, Mary M. Kay, who survives him.
Don was a 1983 graduate of Kane High School and enlisted in the U.S. Navy. He drove a truck and worked construction, and most recently worked for about 20 years at Dresser-Rand in Wellsville.
George E. Petrisek, 75, of Genesee, formerly of Port Allegany, Pa., died unexpectedly at home on Aug. 5, 2011.Â
Mary â€śMarylouâ€ť Louise Dreher,Â 86, Rothschild, died Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011 at North Central Health Care, Wausau.
Marylou was born March 21, 1925 in Kane, to the late Eugene and Gertrude (Wallace) Ward.
She attended the University of Indiana and graduated with a degree in Dental Hygiene in 1952. While in Indianapolis she met her husband, Eldridge (Al) Dreher. The two were married on Feb. 8, 1952. He preceded her in death in 1974.