Gretta Jean (Shafer) Sitnik, etter known as Jean or Topsy to friends and family; wife of Paul Sitnik for 63 years. Mrs. Sitnik was called by our Lord on Tuesday, June 27, 2017. She was born September 6, 1925 and reared at her family homestead at Sinnamahoning; the youngest daughter of the late George P. and Zazel M. (Kepler) Shafer.She is survived by her loving children; Gloria Kenney, Hooksett, NH; G. Stephen Sitnik, Warrensville, WV; John P. Sitnik, Falls Church, VA; Mary Sitnik, McLean, VA; Carolyn Meana, Kill Devil Hills, NC; 6 loving grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren.Sibling of the late brothers: Ira Mason Shafer; George William (Bill) Shafer; sisters: Ellen Shafer, Julia (Peg) Lawson and Sarah Kessler and an infant brother Harry Shafer.No visitation. A graveside service will be held at Newton Cemetery, Emporium on Thursday (July 6, 2017) at 11:00 AMIn lieu of flowers the family requests donations to the Cameron County ESPA or Cameron County Historical SocietyOnline Condolences may be placed at www.BarnettFuneralHome.netBARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.
Claude H. Uber, Jr., 63, of 2011 East Butler St., Chandler, Arizona died at Hospice of the Valley, Chandler, Arizona on Thursday (April 6, 2017) following a brief illness.He was born October 20, 1953 in St. Marys, PA a son of Anna Mae Lathrop Uber, Emporium and the late Claude H. Uber, Sr.In addition to his mother he is survived by a brother, Jeffrey A. Uber, Warren.He was preceded in death by his father Claude H. Uber, Sr., and a sister, Claudette Zetwick.There will be No Visitation. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Celebration Service to be held at the Barnett Funeral Home, 207 E. Fourth Street, Emporium, PA on Saturday (July 1, 2017) at 10:00 AM with Rev. Paul S. Siebert, Pastor, St. Mark Church, officiating.Burial will be in the St. Mark Catholic Cemetery, Emporium, PAOnline Condolences may be placed at www.BarnettFuneralHome.netBARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.
Lisa Jean Toy, 55, of Sizer Run Rd, Emporium, PA died at her residence, Emporium, PA on Sunday (June 18, 2017) morning following a brief illness.
She was born July 10, 1961 in Coudersport, PA a daughter of Beverly Burgoon Kephart, Emporium and the late Arnold Kephart.
On October 6, 2001 she married Jesse Toy, who survives
Mrs. Toy graduated from Cameron County High School. She had worked many years at Motor Coil in Emporium. Lisa loved being a mother and grandmother and spending time with all of her family. She enjoyed the outdoors hunting, fishing and photography. She was very outgoing and loving to everyone. She liked being a fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Penguins and watching NASCAR.
In addition to her mother Beverly Kephart; and husband Jesse Toy are one daughter, Andrea (Gerald Scott) Pyle, Kittaning; one son, Jesse (Shana) Toy, Templeton, PA; four grandchildren, Teaira & Deven Stockdill, Lilly and Damian Toy, one great grandson Ayden Stockdill; one sister, Kathy (Danny) Thomas, Florida; two brothers, Kevin Kephart, Punxsutawney and Arnold Kephart, Virginia.
She was preceded in death by her father, Arnold Kephart
At her request there will be No visitation or Service. Consider making a donation to raise much needed funds and support the family. No donation is too small and your support would be greatly appreciated.
Online Condolences may be placed at www.BarnettFuneralHome.netBARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.
John C. House, 61, of Manassas, Virginia formerly of Emporium and McGuire AFB, New Jersey died while visiting his mother in St. Marys, PA on Monday (June 12, 2017) evening.
He was born June 23, 1955 in St. Marys, PA a son of Anna Launer House of St. Marys and the late Percy House.
John graduated from Cameron County High School, Emporium, PA in 1973. John enlisted in the active duty United States Air Force on August 15, 1973. He then became an Air Force Reserve Technician for the Federal Government stationed at McGuire AFB, NJ from August, 1979 and retired at a rank of E8, Senior Master Sergeant, in March of 1997. John loved spending time with his family, going to the beach and visiting casinos. He was a great cook & master griller, loved playing bingo, watching movies/news/sports/history, was an avid reader and listened to all types of music and of course he never missed watching a plane fly by in the sky.
In addition to his mother he is survived by three daughters, Kimberly House, Jaime House (Jason Heil), both of Manassas, VA; Casey House, Herndon, VA; one son, Eric John House, Sterling, VA; one grandson, Dylan Heil; one step grandson, Kyle Willitts, one step granddaughter, Quita Frederick; three brothers, Gary (Donna) House, Victor, NY; Bradley (Suzanne) House, Lutz, FL and Brian House, St. Marys; two sisters, Nancy Farber, Howard, PA and Diane (Pete) Quinn, Boalsburg.
He was preceded in death by his father, Percy House and one brother, Kelly House.
There will be No Visitation. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service to be held at the Barnett Funeral Home, 207 E. Fourth Street, Emporium, PA on Friday, June16, 2017 at 2:00 PM with Rev. Steven Miller, Pastor of First Presbyterian Church officiating. A Military Service will be accorded by the Cameron County Memorial Detail following the memorial service.
Burial will be in the Rich Valley Cemetery, Emporium, PA
Memorials may be made to mission22.com which helps support the fight against Veteran suicide and post-traumatic stress injuries.Online Condolences may be placed at www.BarnettFuneralHome.netBARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.
Daniel Jacob Pellam, 37, passed away suddenly on June 1, 2017 in the loving presence of his family at St. Luke’s Medical Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
He was born September 10, 1979 to Gary and Judith Allman Pellam in Port Allegany, PA.
Dan grew up in Emporium and was a 1998 graduate of Cameron County High School. He was active with the Youth Group at the First United Methodist Church in Emporium.
Dan moved to Chicago to be near his brother and attended a computer school there. He did not follow that path but became a meat cutter by trade. Through mutual friends he met the love of his life, Melissa Mae Clough and they have been inseparable for the past 12 years.
Dan had many friends and interests in his life which included cooking, punk rock music, football and baseball, board games and role playing games.
Dan is sorely missed by his family and his “tons of friends” to quote him.
He is survived by his fiancé, Melissa; his mother and stepfather, Judy and Ted Nichols of Emporium; two brothers, John Minich in Oregon, and Joe Pellam in Chicago; several nieces and nephews; and also many aunts, uncles, andcousins.
He was predeceased by his father, Gary Pellam and one brother, Ted Minich.
here will be a Celebration of Life for friends and family at the First United Methodist Church later this summer.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Cameron County Cardiac Committee, c/o Sherry Malizia PhD, PO Box 86, or the Barbara Moscato Brown Memorial Library, 27 W Fourth St., both in Emporium, PA 15834