Percy L. House, 87, of 408 S. Monroe St., Bellefonte, Pennsylvania formerly of Emporium died at Mt. Nittany Medical Center, State College on Friday, April 22, 2011 night. He was born December 4, 1923 in Buffalo, New York a son of the late Percival and Elizabeth Cooper House. On February 27, 1947 in Johnsonburg he married Anna Launer House, who Survives.

Mr. House served with the US Army in North African & European Theatre during WW II. He retired from Sylvania where he worked for many years. He had served as President of the UE local 639 Union. Percy was a member of the Miller-Raffaele Post 6221, VFW

Surviving:
In addition to his wife Anna House
Son: Gary House and his wife Donna, Victor, NY
Daughter: Nancy Farber, Howard, PA
Son: Bradley House and his wife Suzanne, Lutz, FL
Son: John House, Virginia
Daughter: Diane Quinn and her husband Pete, Boalsburg
Son: Brian House, Bellefonte
17 Grandchildren
10 Great Grandchildren
Brother: Eugene House, Emporium
Brother: Kenneth House, Niagara Falls, ON Canada
Brother: Douglas House, Butler, PA
Preceded in Death By:
Parents: Percival and Elizabeth Cooper House Son: Kelly House
Sister: Marlene House

Visitation will be at the Barnett Funeral Home on Monday from 5:00 - 7:00 PM.
Funeral Service will be held at the Barnett Funeral Home, 207 E. Fourth Street, Emporium on Tuesday (April 26, 2011) at 11:00 AM with Rev. Bruce Burkness, Pastor, St John's Lutheran Church, officiating. A Military Service will be accorded by the Cameron County Memorial Detail. 
Burial will be in the Rich Valley Cemetery, Emporium, Pennsylvania
If desired, Memorials may be made to the St. Judes Childrens Hospital or to the American Lung Association

BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements

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Rose M. Callahan, 87, a resident of Oak Ridge Personal Care Home in Mill Hall for the past two years, formerly of Driftwood, died Tuesday, April 19, 2011, in Jersey Shore Hospital, Jersey Shore.
Born December 31, 1923 in Force, she was the daughter of Anthony and Mary Ripko Asalone.  On July 7, 1943 in Emporium she married George A. Callahan who died August 11, 1995.

A resident of Driftwood since 1949, Mrs. Callahan was a 1941 graduate of Penfield High School.  She was employed for a few years by GTE Sylvania in Emporium and with her husband owned and operated Callahan’s Grocery in Driftwood for 42 years before retiring in 1989.
Mrs. Callahan was a member of St. James Church in Driftwood and for many years maintained the building, decorated, and performed altar duties as well.  She was a past member of the Bucktail Volunteer Fire Department in Driftwood, a 20 year member of the Board of Directors of Citizens Bank & Trust Company in Emporium, and was one of the original members of the Sinnemahoning Sportsmans Club.

She is survived by: one son, Jerry (Kathy) Callahan of Springfield; one daughter, Candace (Steve) Murray of Lock Haven; four grandchildren; three great grandchildren; two brothers, Anthony Asalone of Penfield and Ralph (Charlotte) Asalone of Salisbury, MD; three sisters, Elizabeth (Angelo) Carmella of DuBois, Helen (Vincent) Caporale of Milton, NY, and Margaret Hudsick of Yuma, AZ; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, Mrs. Callahan was predeceased by one sister Teresa Rollyson in 1989.

Friends will be received in the Coppersmith-Condon Funeral Home, Emporium, Monday, April 25 from 4-7 p.m.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. in St. Mark Church with Fr. Paul Siebert, pastor, as celebrant.  Burial will be in St. Mark Cemetery, Emporium.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Sinnamahoning Volunteer Fire Department.

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Dorothy Bushor, 87, of 115 Crestline Rd., Sinnemahoning, PA died at Elk Regional Health Center, St. Marys on Monday (April 18, 2011) afternoon.
She was born July 14, 1923 in Sinnemahoning a daughter of the late Charles and Elizabeth Pitts Clontz.
She married the late Lewis L. Bushor.
Mrs. Bushor worked at various small business' in the Sinnemahoning area and was a homemaker most of her life. She loved her plants and pets. She lived at the Grove Hose for 20 years.

Surviving:
Son: Robert "Cork" Bushor and his wife Karen, Sinnemahoning
Son: Charles Bushor, Emporium
Son: Theodore Bushor, Driftwood
Several Grandchildren and Several Great Grandchildren
Brother: John Clontz, Keating, PA
Preceded in Death By
Husband: Lewis L. Bushor who died in 1991
Parents: Charles and Elizabeth Pitts Clontz
2 Sons: Frederick and Francis Bushor
Sister: Nancy Clontz
Brother: Charles "Junior" Clontz in 1956

There will be No Visitation. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service at the Sinnemahoning United Methodist Church Route 120, Sinnemahoning on Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 11:00 AM with Rev. Timothy Rogers, Pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in the Crum Cemetery, Sinnemahoning

Memorial Contributions may be made to Sinnemahoning United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 98 ! Sinnemahoning, PA 15861 or to The Grove House, 436 Old West Creek Rd., Emporium, PA 15834


Online Condolences may be placed at www.BarnettFuneralHome.net


BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.

 

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David J. "Bugs" McManigle, 74, of 89 Willowwood Dr., Emporium , PA died in Erie on Friday (April 15, 2011) afternoon. He was born May 18, 1936 in Emporium a son of the late John F. and Marian Cooper McManigle. on April 30, 1960 he married Sarah Hathaway, who survives
 David and his wife Sarah celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary last April. Bugs graduated from Cameron County High School in the class of 1955. He served with the US Army in Anchorage, Alaska during the time the Alaskan Territory became our 49th state. He was a coowner of the former McManigle & Markert Business Supply Co. for many years. He had worked for Sylvania, Emporium Borough and Motor Coil. He served on the Emporium Borough Council over 15 years and as President for several of those years. He was a member of the K of C, Monte Fonte Lodge, Buck Trail Rangers and the St. Mark Catholic Church.

Surviving:
In addition to Sarah Hathaway McManigle are sons David "Scoop" McManigle and his wife Karen of Emporium, Mark "Howdy" McManigle, State College, PA.; daughters Julie McManigle and Jerry Catalone of Emporium, and Karen Munson and her husband Eric of Erie, Pa.
14 Grandchildren: Justin, Nikki, Megan, Donald, Bree, Erica, Lexi, Bethany, Zach, Sean, Kyle, Garrett, Chase & EJ;
3 Great Grandchildren: Ray-Ray, Nicholas, Karson
Sisters; Jean Dunkleberger, Emporium, Elaine McManigle, Towson, MD, Virginia, Mrs. Larry Pope, Lawrenceville, GA., Phyllis Sullivan, Emporium,  Maxine George, Emporium,  Judy, Mrs. Ralph Mongillo, Bradford and a brother  John "Mick" McManigle, Emporium.
Several: Nieces and Nephews,
Preceded in Death By:
Parents: John F. and Marian Cooper McManigle and a few "laws"

Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at the St. Mark Catholic Church, 235 East Fourth Street, Emporium on Monday (April 18, 2011) at 10:30 AM with Rev. Paul S. Siebert, Pastor, as Celebrant.
Visitation will be at the Barnett Funeral Home on Sunday from 3-6 PM.
A Military Service will be accorded by the Cameron County Memorial Detail.
Burial will be in the Newton Cemetery, Emporium.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Cameron County Ambulance Service, 299 E. Second St., Emporium, PA 15834 or to St. Mark Catholic Church, 235 E. 4th Street, Emporium, PA 15834

Online Condolences may be placed at www.BarnettFuneralHome.net
BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.

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Danta Louis “Dan” Galeotti

Danta Louis “Dan” Galeotti, 74, of Austin, PA, passed away peacefully, Saturday, April 16, 2011 in his home surrounded by his loving family after a brief illness.

Born July 27, 1936 in Austin, he was a son of Louis H. and Rose B. Majot Galeotti. On July 15, 1974 in Austin, he married Doreen Benedict, who survives.

Mr. Galeotti attended the Austin Area School and was a U.S. Air Force veteran having serving at the end of the Korean War, attaining the rank of sergeant. He, along with his wife, owned and operated Galeotti’s Restaurant in Austin for over 43 years.

He was a life member of Austin Post #7810 V.F.W., a life member of Potter Post #192 American Legion in Coudersport, and a life member of Sampson Air Force Base Veterans Association in Geneva, NY. Mr. Galeotti was a member and past president of the Tioga-Potter County Tavern Association and a member of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, having owned his own airplane. 

Surviving besides his wife are two daughters, Laurie A. Galeotti of Phoenix, Arizona and Lettie R. Marinaro of Buffalo, NY; a stepson, Carl A. Benedict of Sioux Falls, SD; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; a brother, Louis H. (Connie) Galeotti of Keating Summit; a sister, Margaret R. (Tom) Kamats of Emporium; many cousins, nieces, nephews; and his best friend, Bart Greeley, Jr. of Coudersport.

Mr. Galeotti was predeceased by his parents.

In keeping with Dan’s wishes, there will be no public visitation or funeral services.
Flowers are gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to the Potter County Hospice, 1001 East Second Street, Coudersport, PA 16915.

Arrangements are under the care of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse, PA.

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Robert B. Carson, 79, of Oakmont (formerly of Emporium and Towanda, PA) died on April 14, 2011, at Health South Monroeville.

Born in South Bethlehem, PA, he was the son of the late Bird C. and Louise (Hemphill) Carson. Beloved husband of Pauline (Hackett) Carson and the late Deanna (Ristine) Carson; father of Robin C. McGhee and Stephan Carson; brother of David Carson; grandfather of Patrick J. and Brendon T. McGhee; stepfather of Freda Aughenbaugh and her son James D. Wetzel.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brother, Dr. Bernard Carson.

Friends and relatives are invited to his funeral service on Monday, April 18, 2011, 11 a.m. at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 378 Delaware Ave. Oakmont 15139.

EVERYONE PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH.

Interment in Newton Cemetery Emporium, PA will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to St. Thomas Episcopal Church.

Professional arrangements entrusted to BURKET-TRUBY FUNERAL HOME CREMATION & ALTERNATIVE SERVICES. INC., 421 Allegheny Ave, Oakmon

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Lois Clinger, 85, of 54 S. Maple St., Emporium died at Pinecrest Manor, St. Marys on Thursday (April 14, 2011) morning. She was born February 13, 1926 in St. Petersburg, Florida a daughter of the late Bruce Luman and Ella Black Rhines. On September 21, 1991 in Emporium she married the late Lyman F. Maines. Mrs. Clingers first husband was Jack Clinger whom she married Feb. 13, 1946.

She attended Emporium High School. She worked as a mail girl for Sylvania during WW II when Emporium was known as "Girl Town USA" She then worked for the various companies like GTE Sylvania, Philips Electronics & Tau Electronics. She also worked for Meisel's Dress Store. She was a member of the First Baptist Church where she served as a Sunday School teacher for several years. She was a floor manager of the former Emporium Skating Rink a 16 year member of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Unit 194, Emporium and was a past president of the Guy and Mary Felt Manor Auxiliary for several years.

Surviving
Son: Gary Clinger and his wife Barbara, Emporium
Son: Dennis Clinger, Emporium
4 Grandchildren: David, Chris, James & Denise Clinger
8 Great Grandchildren: Tyler, Cory, Toni, Brittaney, Jacy, Kalani, Karrie & Destiny
2 Great Great Grandchildren: Isaac & Ivan
A nephew whom she helped raise: Philip "Terry" Barker, Fort Myers, FL
Several other nieces and nephews,
Preceded in Death By:
Parents: Bruce Luman and Ella Black Rhines
First husband: Jack Clinger who died Feb. 16, 1989
Second Husband: Lyman Maines who died June 28, 1993
Brother: Gerald Rhines
2 Sisters: Dassie "Lucille" Rhines & Velma "Maxine" Freedline

Visitation with Video Tribute will be at the Barnett Funeral Home on Friday from 4:00-7:00 PM.
A Funeral Service will be held at the Barnett Funeral Home, 207 E. Fourth Street, Emporium on Saturday (April 16, 2011) at 1:00 PM with Rev. R. Scott Melott, Pastor of the First Baptist Church, officiating.

Burial will be in the Newton Cemetery, Emporium.

Memorial Contributions may be made to First Baptist Church Memorial Fund, 424 N. Broad Street, Emporium, PA 15834 or to the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, Unit 194, 427 E. Third St., Emporium, PA 15834

Online Condolences may be placed at www.BarnettFuneralHome.net

BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.

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 Glenis Rae Stewart, 87, of Guy & Mary Felt Manor, Emporium, formerly of Cameron died at Guy & Mary Felt Manor, Emporium on Wednesday evening (April 13, 2011)
She was born May 28, 1923 in Cameron a daughter of the late James Edward and Daisy Rees Stewart.

In the era when one could skip grades, Glenis flew through the Emporium High School so swiftly she graduated the day after she turned 14. Through the years she worked for Sylvania, HRB Singer in Bellefonte, State Forestry & eventually retiring from Northern Tier Community Action. For many years Glenis worked with the mentally challenged children in various associations that included them in sporting events. She loved seeing them achieve goals that they once thought never possible. During Christmas she spent endless hours collecting gifts and wrapping them for those people placed in special homes making sure that their Christmas's were special and not forgotten. She had a passion for dancing and taught most of her nieces and nephews how to ballroom dance & danced the night away where ever dances were held. She was one of the first on the committee to start the Emporium Country Club. In recent years, Glenis just enjoys relaxing while reading a good novel with mysteries being her favorite.

Surviving:
Sister: Wilma Stewart Prime, Hillsboro, OR
Nieces & Nephews: Terry Gore & Ned Gore, St. Marys
Roberta Blessel & Susan Hoy, Emporium
Melissa Stewart, Lebanon, PA
Timothy Prime, Philadelphia
Kevin Prime, Hillsboro, OR
Micheleen Cannon, Cle Elum, WA
Preceded in Death By:
Parents: James Edward and Daisy Rees Stewart
Brother: Amos "Gale" Stewart
Sister: Norma Gore

There will be No Visitation.
Memorial Service will be held at the Barnett Funeral Home, Emporium at a later date to be announced.
Memorial Contributions may be made to The Grove House, 436 Old West Creek Rd., Emporium, PA 15834 or to the Guy & Mary Felt Manor, 110 East 4th Street, Emporium, PA 15834

Online Condolences may be placed at www.BarnettFuneralHome.net

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Eileen S. Geleskie, 86, of 167 East 4th St., Emporium died at Elk Haven Nursing Home, St. Marys on Wednesday (April 6, 2011) morning. She was born September 28, 1924 in Emporium a daughter of the late Roy E. and Mary Welch Stroup. on October 30, 1948 in St. Mark's Church, Emporium she married the late Frank E. Geleskie

Mrs. Geleskie graduated from Emporium High School and from Pennsylvania State University with a bachelor degree in electrical engineering. She worked at Corning Glass and at Sylvania before working with her husband at the former Geleskie Insurance Agency. She was a member of St. Mark Catholic Church.

Surviving
Daughter: Anne, Mrs. Raymond DeMatz, Emporium
Daughter: Edith M. Geleskie, Clarion
Son: Mark Geleskie and his wife Joan, State College
Son: Paul F. Geleskie, Tallahassee, FL
Son: Peter T. Geleskie, MD, Nashville, TN
8 Grandchildren
Sister: Margaret Simon, Emporium
Preceded in Death By
Parents: Roy E. and Mary Welch Stroup
Husband: Frank E. Geleskie who died Sept. 19, 2005
Brother: Edwin Stroup

There will be No Visitation.
A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at the St. Mark Catholic Church at a later date to be announced.
Burial will be in the St. Mark Catholic Cemetery, Emporium


Memorial Contributions may be made to Community Nurses Inc., 757 Johnsonburg Rd., Suite 200, St. Marys, PA 15857 or to the Cameron County Ambulance Service, 299 E. Second St., Emporium, PA 15834

BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements

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Thomas H. Joyce, 84, Columbia, MD & Emporium, PA

COLUMBIA, Md. - Thomas H. Joyce, a retired journalist and federal government official, died March 17th at his home in Columbia, Md., of a heart attack. He was 84. 

Mr. Joyce worked in Washington, D.C. for nearly 30 years, first as Washington correspondent for the Detroit News, and then in the Washington Bureau of Newsweek Magazine. 
 
In 1977 he joined the administration of President Carter as assistant director of the president's council on Wage and Price Stability. When President Carter left office Mr. Joyce became public affairs director for the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service in the House of Representatives. He retired in 1989. 

As a journalist he covered a number of major news stories, including the war in Vietnam, the trials of James R. Hoffa, the Civil Rights Movement, the White House, and the Watergate scandal. 

Mr. Joyce was a 1951 graduate of Michigan State University. He was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University, 1960-61, where he studied economics. 

Born in Detroit, Mich., Nov. 15, 1926, Mr. Joyce divided his youth between that city and the small town of Emporium, Pa., where he maintained a small mountain hideaway until his death.

He served in the U.S. Army near the end of World War II. He joined the 82nd Airborne Division when it returned to the U.S. from Europe. 

Mr. Joyce is survived by his wife, Leonora Heys; two daughters from a previous marriage to Carol Chadwick (Sarah Joyce-McCarron of Washington, D.C., and Martha Joyce Dail of Cambridge, Md.); and four grandchildren. He was predeceased in death by another daughter, Elizabeth Joyce.

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