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Margaret E. "Peg" Krellner, 95, of 1570 Bucktail Road, St. Marys, died peacefully surrounded by her family on Sunday, January 27, 2013 at Elk Regional Health Center.
 
She was born November 30, 1917 in Transfer, PA, a daughter of the late James and Elizabeth Gaede Cooney.
 
On November 24, 1938 in St. Marys Church, she married the late Joseph Krellner, who preceded her in death in 1986.
 
 
Peg was a member of Queen of the World Church. She volunteered at the Elk Regional Health Center Re-Sale Shop for more than 40 years. She was an avid bridge player and was a member of 2 bridge clubs. She also enjoyed reading and enjoyed visits from her grandchildren.
 
 
Family/Survivors:
Son: Justin Krellner and his wife Becky, Coudersport
Son: Brian Krellner and his wife Chris, St. Marys
Daughter: Sandra Metzler, St. Marys
Daughter: Evelyn, Mrs. Bud Krug, St. Marys
Daughter: Patricia, Mrs. Carl Pfeufer, St. Marys
Daughter: Susanne, Mrs. Bill Astley, Plattsmouth, NE
Daughter: Paula, Mrs. Dan Micale, Toby
Daughter-in-law: Annice Krellner, Emporium
Son-in-law: Walter Wilson, Kersey
30 Grandchildren
21 Great Grandchildren
2 Great Great Grandchildren
 
 
In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by:
Son: Ted Krellner in 2011
Daughter: Kathy Wilson in 2003
Sister: Kathryn Cooney in early childhood
Brother: John Cooney and his wife Genevieve
Son-in-law: Frank Metzler

A Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at the Queen Of The World Church, 134 Queens Road, St. Marys, on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 12:00 PM with Rev. Michael Ferrick, Pastor, as Celebrant.
Burial will follow in the St. Marys Catholic Cemetery.
Visitation will be at the Lynch-Green Funeral Home, 151 N. Michael St., St. Marys on Tuesday morning from
9:30-11:30 AM
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In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that a bush, flowers or a tree be planted in memory of Peg.
Lynch-Green Funeral Home is handling the arrangements and online condolences may be placed at www.LynchGreen.com
 
 
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Marie B. Kantner, 85, of West Sixth Street, Emporium, died Monday, January 21, 2013, in her home.
 
 
Born May 16, 1927 in Tamaqua, she was the daughter of Percy and Julie Vailonis Bellis. On December 27, 1947 in Tamaqua, she married Donald J. Kantner who died April 6, 1991.
 
 
She was a graduate of Tamaqua High School in Schuylkill Countyand was employed for several years by Atlas Chemical Company.
 A former resident of Woolrich, Marie moved to Emporium in 1960 and for a few years was an elementary school teacher’s aid.
 
 
Mrs. Kantner was a member of St. Mark Catholic of Emporium, where she was past president of the Rosary Society. She was a former member of the Emporium Garden Club, Emporium Country Club and the Ladies Auxiliary of Emporium Country Club.
 
 
Survivors include: three sons, James D. Kantner and wife Brenda of Quakertown, Robert J. Kantner of Acton, Mass., and Russell H. Kantner of Emporium; two granddaughters, Becki Ohrberg of Billings, Montana and Heather Kantner of Quakertown; one great grandson, Alexander Ohrberg at home; and several nieces and nephews.
 
 Mrs. Kantner was predeceased by two sisters, Eleanor Koble and Ruth Witanek and one brother, Anthony Bellis.
 
 The family will receive friends from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, January 24 in the Coppersmith-Condon Funeral Home, Emporium.
 
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Friday in St. Mark Church with Fr. Paul Siebert, pastor, officiating.
 
Burial will be in St. Peter and Paul Cemetery, Tamaqua.
 Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Cameron County Ambulance Service.
 
 
 
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Nerino R. Facchine, 89, of 1762 Bucktail Road, St. Marys, passed away Friday, January 18, 2013 at the Elk Regional Health Center after a brief illness.

He was born October 4, 1923 in Byrnedale, son of the late Joseph and Theresa Baruffalo Facchine. He was a lifelong resident of the area and attended Weedville Schools. He had been an employee of Stackpole Carbon Company for over 25 years, founded Facchine Sanitation in Kersey in 1964 and was a self-employed mason.

In February 1976, in the Queen of the World Church, he married Sara Woelfel Wolfe, who survives. He is also survived by three daughters, Mary Jo (Charles) Wheeler of St. Marys, Barbara (Steven) Ginther of St. Marys and Kathryn (Thomas) Krug of Brockway; a son, Daniel (Lou Ann) Wolfe of Emporium; seven grandchildren, Angela (Daniel) Breitkreutz, Nicholas (Noel Martinez) Krug, Thomas (Courtney) Krug, Jr., Rebecca (Robert) Burns, Brenda (Matthew) Conner, Cristin (Michael) Lilley and Angela Danner; and 12 great grandchildren, Madison Breitkreutz, Sydney Breitkreutz, Grace Breitkreutz, Lydia Conner, Louie Conner, Hayden Lilley, Addison Lilley, Hunter Zebley, Treveyn Seeley, Jack Krug, Charlie Krug and Sam Krug.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Edith, who passed away in 1973; four sisters, Pearl Casper, Violet Jindy, Margaret Trenn and Doris DeLucia; and two brothers, Joseph Facchine and Rudolph “Sonny” Facchine. He was the last member of his immediate family.

Mr. Facchine was a member of the Queen of the World Church, the Fox Twp. Legion and the Emporium Moose Lodge. He was a Veteran of WWII having served in the Army in the European Theatre. He enjoyed play cards and getting hugs from his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the Queen of the World Church on Monday, January 21, 2013 at 10:00 AM with the Rev. Michael Ferrick, Pastor, officiating. Full military rites will be accorded by the St. Marys Servicemen’s Burial Detail.

Visitation is at the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Sunday evening, January 20, 2013 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM.

 
 
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Leonore T. Burke, 89, Caledonia, died Friday, Jan. 18, 2013 at DuBois Regional Medical Center after a lengthy illness.
Born April 28, 1923, she was a daughter of the late Bert and Mern Carter Murphy. She was married to Robert E. Burke. He preceded her in death in 1989.

Leonore was a graduate of Benezette School. She was a homemaker who also worked at Sylvania during World War II.
She lived all of her life in Bennett's Valley and enjoyed spending time with her family.

Survivors include 13 children: Robert J. Burke of Falls Creek, Anthony "Tony" Burke of Emporium, Reginald Burke of Benezette, Theresa Burke of Ridgway, Michael Burke of Caledonia, Carter Burke of Gloucester, Mass., Stanley Burke of Caledonia, Marion Shadduck of Byrnedale, William Burke of Emporium, Marylin Cortina of Force, Maria Beers of DuBois, Mona Burke of Caledonia and Marlena Fox of Caledonia; three sisters: Jean Crowley of Rimersburg, Catherine Facchine of New Jersey and Mickey Parziale of Weedville; 52 grandchildren, 66 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Patricia Beabout and Marion Burke; a granddaughter, Sheila Winslow; and two great-grandsons, Tristan and David Burke.
Friends will be received from 4-7 p.m. today and 8:30-9:30 a.m. Monday at the Ralph M. Geer Funeral Home in Penfield. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Church in Force with the Rev. Fr. Thomas Tyler celebrant. Burial will be in the St. Cecelia Cemetery in Benezette.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital.
 
 
 
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Charlotte M. Zuback, 82, of 46 Huckleberry Circle, Emporium, PA
died at Elk Regional Health Center, St. Marys on Friday (January 18, 2013) morning.
She was born January 20, 1930 in Emporium, PA a daughter of the late James M. and Monica Spellenberg Parish.
She married the late Robert E. Zuback.
Mrs. Zuback graduated from Emporium High School. She was a very involved member of the Emporium Senior Center.

Surviving
Son: Robert Zuback and his wife Jean, Emporium
Son: Donald Zuback, Emporium
Son: Joseph Zuback and his wife Terri, Pinedale, WY
3 Grandchildren: Renee Narby, Michael Zuback & Brandi Panter
5 Great Grandchildren: Alexys, Allyson, Jakob, Kayli & Bryce
Brother: James Parish and his wife Marion, Montoursville
Preceded in Death By
Parents: James M. and Monica Spellenberg Parish
Husband: Robert E. Zuback
Sister: Elnor Taylor

Funeral Service will be held at the Barnett Funeral Home, 207 E. Fourth Street, Emporium on Wednesday (January 23, 2013) at 2:00 PM with Rev. Joseph Short, Pastor, First United Methodist Church, officiating.
Visitation with Video Tribute will be at the Barnett Funeral Home on Tuesday from 3-5 PM.
Burial will be in the Newton Cemetery, Emporium.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Emporium Senior Center, 13-1/2 South Maple Street, Emporium, PA 15834

Online Condolences may be placed at
www.BarnettFuneralHome.net

BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.
 
 
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 Gary R. Kamats, 65, of 1058 Gardeau Rd., Emporium, PA

died at DuBois Regional Medical Center, DuBois on Wednesday (January 16, 2013) afternoon.

He was born June 24, 1947 in St. Marys a son of the late George and Clara Zoschg Karats.

On August 29, 1970 in St. Leo Catholic Church, Ridgway he married Jane Imhof Kamats, who survives.

 

Gary graduated from Cameron County High School in the class of 1965. He served with the US Army during Vietnam Era. He then graduated from the University of Miami where he received an accounting degree. He was a partner of Kamats & Wolfanger, LLC., an accounting firm, in St. Marys. Gary was a very active member of the St. Marys Rotary Club where he had served as president and was currently serving on the board of directors as he had for many years. He was also a member of St. Mark Catholic Church. Gary enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, cooking and working around his home. He especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.

 

Surviving

In addition to his wife Jane Imhof Kamats

Son: William Kamats and his wife Carmen, St. Marys

Son: Timothy Kamats and his wife Sarah, State College

Daughter: Beth Minnick, St. Marys

8 Grandchildren: Emily & Anna, Saresa, Xabine, Xura, Simone Alex and Casey

Sister: Louise Cooney, Emporium

Sister: Kathleen Kamats, Emporium

Sister: Pam, Mrs. Howard Stuart, Emporium

Sister: Margaret, Mrs. Ernie Lovett, Emporium

Sister: Carolyn Wolfanger, Emporium

Sister: Joanne Kamats, Seattle

Sister: Maxine, Mrs. John Zokaites, Zelienople

Brother: George "Mick" Kamats and wife Kathy, Nashville, TN

Brother: Donald Kamats and wife Jeanne, Springville, NY

Brother: Richard Kamats and wife Joanne, Orchard Park, NY

 

Preceded in Death By

Parents: George and Clara Zoschg Karats

Sister: Helen Ripple

 

Visitation with video tribute will be at the Barnett Funeral Home on Friday from 4-8 PM.

Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at the St. Mark Catholic Church, 235 East Fourth Street, Emporium, PA on Saturday (January 19, 2013) at 10:30 AM with Rev. Paul S. Siebert, Pastor, as Celebrant.

A Military Service will be accorded by the Cameron County Memorial Detail following Mass.

 

Burial will be in the Portage Township Cemetery, Gardeau.

Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Mark Catholic Church, 235 E. 4th Street, Emporium, PA 15834 or to Pennsylvania Wounded Warriors, Inc., 2665 Lake Meade Road, East Berlin, PA 17316

 

BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.

 

 

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Sabina H. Glasl, 97, of Guy & Mary Felt Manor, Emporium, formerly of 186 Parkway Dr., Emporium died at Elk Regional Health Center on Thursday (January 10, 2013) morning.
She was born October 25, 1915 in Tyler, PA a daughter of the late Jan and Helena Cheslock.

She married the late Francis A. Glasl.
Mrs. Glasl graduated from Houston Township High School, Penfield, PA. She was a homemaker her entire life. Sabina was a member of St. Mark Catholic Church, C. D. of A. and the Emporium Fire Department Auxiliary.

Surviving
Son: John Glasl and his wife Kathy, Emporium
Son: Charles J. Glasl, Emporium
Daughter: Barbara Hoffower and her husband Rodney, Emporium Daughter-in-law: Ruth Glasl, Greenwood, SC
17 Grandchildren and 3 Great Grandchildren

Preceded in Death By
Parents: Jan and Helena Cheslock
Husband: Francis A. Glasl
Son: Stanley Glasl
3 Brothers and 2 Sisters

There will be No Visitation.

 Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial to be Celebrated at St. Mark Catholic Church, 235 East Fourth Street, Emporium on Saturday at 10:30 AM with Rev. Paul S. Siebert, Pastor, as Celebrant.
Burial will follow in St. Mark Catholic Cemetery.Memorial Contributions may be made to the charity of the donors choice.Online Condolences may be placed at www.BarnettFuneralHome.netBARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.

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Laverne C. Freer, 88, of Smethport, PA, died peacefully, Tuesday (January 8, 2013) in the Sena Kean Manor, Smethport, surrounded by her loving family.She was born Feb 7, 1924 in Chicora, PA, a daughter of Ralph and Josephine Graham Rodgers. On June 24, 1946, in St. Elizabeth Church, Smethport, she married Charles H. Freer, who died August 13, 2012.Mrs. Freer was a graduate of Otto Eldred High School and worked at the Smethport Elementary School in the Cafeteria.

She was a member of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church, Smethport, St. Elizabeth Women, and she enjoyed cooking and her family.She is survived bysix daughters: Evelyn "Susie" Wilson of Rochester, NY, Marcia (Steven) Jordan of Smethport, PA Marilyn (Rick) Greene of Portville, NY, Rena (Bill) Reigel of Emporium, PA, Mary (Mark) Hall of Hillsborough, NC, and Nancy Freer of Norwich, NY
four sons: James (Sharon) Freer of Lynnwood, WA, William (Betty) Freer of St. Marys, PA, Bernard (Jane) Freer of Smethport, PA, and Larry (Marilyn) Freer of Fairview, NC
15 Grandchildren, 7 Step Grandchildren, 23 Great Grandchildren, and 4 Step Grandchildren
two sisters: Shirley (John) Dicello of Timonium, MD and Patricia (Terry) Heally of Erie, PA
one brother: Robert Rodgers of Bradford, PA, and several nieces and nephews.In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Peter Freer in 1976, 2 brothers and 3 sisters.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, Jan. 10, from 2-4 and 6-8 P.M. at Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., 2 Bank St. Smethport, PA. A Mass of Christian Burial will be said on Friday, Jan. 11, at 10 A.M., in St. Elizabeth Church, Smethport, with the Rev. Vincent P. Cieslewicz, pastor as Celebrant, officiating. Burial will be in St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Smethport. A Christian Wake service will be conducted in the funeral home Thursday at 3:30 P.M.Memorials, if desired, can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 1128 State St., Ste. 301, Erie, PA 16501-1920, or St. Elizabeth’s Church, 307 Franklin St., Smethport, PA 16749. Online condolences may be made at www.hartle-tarboxfuneralhomes.com.Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes

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Jean A. Floyd, 85, of 107 Floyd Rd., Sinnemahoning, PA formerly of Glen Burney, MD & Renovo, PA died at Elk Regional Health Center, St. Marys, PA on Tuesday (January 8, 2013) morning.
She was born June 20, 1927 in Philadephia, PA a daughter of the late Irvin and Ethel Johnson Weaver.
She married Robert Floyd, who survives.

She and her husband were married over 64 years. Jean graduated from Renovo High School and then worked at Robert Hall Clothing Store for many years. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star in Renovo, PA. She enjoyed living in Sinnamahoning and watching the wildlife. Jean mostly enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.

Surviving
In addition to her husband Robert Floyd
1 Daughter: Carol Floyd Pavlis and her husband Jeff of Glen Burnie, MD
4 Grandchildren: Michael (Elizabeth) Pavlis, Jon (Sarah) Pavlis, Ryan Floyd & Erin Floyd Weiss
1 Great Grandson William Pavlis
Brother: Irvin (Eileen) Weaver, Lakeland, FL
Preceded in Death By
Parents: Irvin and Ethel Johnson Weaver
Brother: Kenneth Weaver

Visitation will be at the Barnett Funeral Home, 207 E. 4th St., Emporium, PA on Friday, (January 11, 2013) from 3:00 -5:00 PM followed by the Funeral Service. The Rev. Chris Kindle, Pastor, First United Methodist Church, St. Marys, will officiate. Burial will be in the Floyd Family Cemetery, Sinnemahoning, PA


In lieu of flowers memorial Memorial Contributions may be made to American Heart Assoc., PO Box 15120, Chicago, IL, 60693 or to American Cancer Society, Cameron Unit, P.O. Box 62, 135 W. Fourth St., Emporium, PA 15834Online Condolences may be placed at www.BarnettFuneralHome.netBARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.

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Today, word was recieved concerning the death of Joseph Manginell. Joe  was born in Emporium in 1923 and lived there til 1969.  Joe and his wife, Joan,  owned the Tasty Freeze in Emporium.

 Joseph Raymond Manginell

Chili: 89, January 2, 2013. Predeceased by his loving wife, Joan M. (Bennett) Manginell. Survived by his 8 children: Raymond (Marlene) Manginell, Richard (Deborah) Manginell, Vickie (Bill) Schneider, Marilyn (Neil) Brehse, Robert Manginell, JoAnn (Phil) Werner, Tricia (Tim) Hayes, Ron (Monica) Manginell and his grandchildren: Brian (Paula Chase) Schneider, Brad (Tara) Schneider, Lisa (Charlie) Adler, Kristin and Matthew Cushman, Eric and Daniel Hayes, Rachel and Emma Manginell, Andrew Diller, Sydney and Avery Manginell, Katie, Ben and Beth Werner, Shaunte (Tim) Owens, Mike (Jill) Piazza, Joe (Marisa) Piazza and great grandchildren: Taylor and, Brooke Schneider, Isabella Adler, Brayden and Isiah Brehse, Carter and Maddox Owens, Dominic, Nickolas and Joey Piazza.

Joe was born in Emporium, PA, and proudly served in WWII aboard the U.S.S. Gunason DE 795. He was a Penn State Graduate and a retiree of the Eastman Kodak Co. He cherished his wife, Joan, through their 53 years of marriage. His greatest moments of pride and joy came from being with his family and grandchildren, telling jokes, laughing, eating (especially those desserts), and dancing. He was grateful for the company in the recent months of his good friend and companion Sue.

The family gratefully thanks his nurses Bonnie, Cindy, Anne, Everett, Melissa and others & friends and Staff at The Greens of LeRoy. He loved to tell everyone, "And in case you didn't know - my name is Joe". We will love you forever and ever.

Friends may call Saturday, January 5, 12-2pm, with funeral service immediately following at Leo Bean Funeral Home, 2771 Chili Ave., Rochester NY. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to the Alzheimer's Association or the American Heart Association in his memory.
 

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David Hornung, 52, resident of Bel Air, MD passed away on January 4, 2013.

Dave was born on September 2, 1960 in Emporium, PA a son of Bernard Hornung of Emporium and the late Thelma Fackender Hornung. He was a graduate of Williamsport Area Community College and a valued member of the Smucker Natural Foods Company where he has worked for over 18 years. Dave was an avid baseball card collector and sports fan who loved his Baltimore Ravens and Baltimore Orioles. More than the love for his sports, Dave loved his family. He was a loving husband and a wonderful father to both of his children.

Dave is survived by his wife, Lisa Cummings Hornung, two children Justin and Rachel Hornung, his father Bernard Hornung of Emporium, PA, brother-in-law and sister-in-law Jim & Lynda Williams of North East, PA, nephews Derek Williams of Elkton, MD and Ryan Williams of Arlington, MA along with several aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his Mother, Thelma Fackender Hornung and twin sisters Jane and Jill Hornung that passed away at birth.

Visitation will also be from 5-8 PM on Tuesday (January 8, 2013) at the Barnett Funeral Home in Emporium.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at St. Mark Catholic Church, Emporium on Wednesday (January 9, 2013) at 10:30 AM with Rev. Paul S. Siebert, Pastor as Celebrant. Interment will follow at St. Mark Catholic Cemetery.Donations can be made to the 2013 Walk to Cure Diabetes for team Rachel’s Runners http://www2.jdrf.org/site/PageServer?pagename=walk_homepage.Barnett Funeral Home, Emporium is in charge of local arrangements

 
     

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