Clara A. Weir, age 91, of Woodland Avenue, Emporium, died Saturday, November 15, 2014, in Pinecrest Manor, St. Marys.
Born October 28, 1923 in Sterling Run, she was the daughter of Joseph and Coralie Heidrich Arnold. On November 11, 1950 in Emporium, she married William R. Weir who died January 23, 2001.
Although Mrs. Weir was born & raised in Cameron County, was a 1941 graduate of Emporium High School, and returned here upon retirement, she had lived most of her adult life in New York, California, Massachusetts, Florida and New Jersey.
She was a Veteran of World War II having served in the Women’s Army Corps (WAC) in the United States Army. She had been employed as a bookkeeper in the health care industry for many years and retired in 1990.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Emporium and was a former member of the Ladies Auxiliary of Emporium Country Club and its Thursday Bridge Club. She was also a member of several other bridge clubs in Emporium and especially loved entertaining when it was her turn as hostess. Most of all, Clara’s children and grandchildren were her joy.
Survivors include: two daughters, Patricia Ann Weir of Germantown, Wisconsin and Judith Weir Nuber of Weedsport, NY; eight grandchildren; one great grandson; and also nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by 2 brothers, Edward Arnold and Charles Arnold.
The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, November 20, 2014 in the Coppersmith-Condon Funeral Home, Emporium.
Funeral Services will be held at 11 am Friday in the First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Joseph Short, pastor, officiating.
Burial will follow in Newton Cemetery, Emporium.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the First United Methodist Church Roofing Fund or the Cameron County Ambulance Service.
Barbara M. McIsaac, 84, of 40 W. 5th Street, Emporium, PA died at Elk Haven Nursing Home, St. Marys, PA Thursday (November 6, 2014) afternon.
She was born January 25, 1930 in Renovo, PA a daughter of the late George and Catherine Miller Saxton.
She married the late George A. McIsaac, Sr.
Mrs. McIsaac retired from PA pressed Metals in 1992 where she worked for over 27 years. Barb was a member of St. Mark Catholic Church where she was active as a Eucharistic Minister, and served as President of the Rosary Alter Society. She was also a member of the Benedictine Oblates at Queen of the World Church in St. Marys. She also was involved in the Prison Ministry. She was also involved in the charismatic prayer group.
Daughter: Robin Woods and her husband Edward, Emporium
Daughter: Izola Winston, Driftwood
Daughter: Inez Good, Dover, DE
Daughter: Georgeann Work, Shelocta
Son: Neil McIsaac and his wife Gloria, Emporium
Numerous Great Grandchildren
Sister: Margaret McKimm, Emporium
Sister: Edith Johnson, Driftwood
Preceded in Death By
Parents: George and Catherine Miller Saxton
Husband: George A. McIsaac, Sr.
Son: George A. "Buddy" McIsaac, Jr. on Jan 15, 2004
Son: Thomas McIsaac who died in 1947
Son: Gaylord McIsaac on March 21, 2004
2 Daughters: Danette McIsaac & Martha Miller
2 Sisters: Georgeann Buchanan & Catherine Long
Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at the St. Mark Catholic Church, 235 East Fourth Street, Emporium, PA on Monday (November 10, 2014) at 10:00 AM with Rev. Paul S. Siebert, Pastor, as Celebrant.
Visitation will be at the Barnett Funeral Home on Sunday from 3:00 - 6:00 PM., where a Vigil Service will be held at5:45 PM and the Rosary will be recited at 5:15 PM
Burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery, Driftwood, PA
Memorial Contributions may be made to American Heart Assoc., 501 Howard Avenue, Altoona, PA, 16601 or to St. Mark Catholic Church, 235 E. 4th Street, Emporium, PA 15834
Online Condolences may be placed at www.BarnettFuneralHome.net