Frances R. “Frannie” Carr

Frances R. “Frannie” Carr

Frances R. “Frannie” Carr, 86, of Walnut Street, Emlenton, passed away Thursday afternoon, October 16, 2014 at Highland Oaks in Shippenville.
Born on July 13, 1928 in Pioneer, Texas, Frances was the daughter of the late Albert Roy and Florence Josephine Witherup Russell.

Ernest C. Emahizer

Ernest C. Emahizer

Ernest C. Emahizer 86, of Boyers, formerly of Emlenton, died at Allegheny General Hospital on October 15, 2014.

Mr. Emahizer was born in Climax, Clarion County, on August 29, 1928. He was the son of Miles and Grace Lucas Emahizer.

A well-known Emlenton barber for many years, Mr. Emahizer also served Emlenton as mayor and a member of borough council. He had also belonged to the A-C Valley Kiwanis Club in the Emlenton Area.

Dolores M. “Dee” Gruener

Dolores M. “Dee” Gruener with husband Robert Gruener. Together again.

Dolores M. “Dee” Gruener, age 89, devoted mother of Robert L. Gruener and Kathy (Lee) Fierst; loving grandmother of Christopher (Michelle) Gruener, Jessica (Andy) Manucy, Stacy (Gary) Hawranko, and Stephanie (Doug) Johnston; cherished great-grandmother of Addison Gruener, Owen Gruener, Rachel Manucy, Madelyn Manucy, William Manucy, Joseph Hawranko, Avery Hawranko, Sydney Hawranko, Olivia Johnston, Alyssa Johnston, and fond aunt to many nieces and nephews, passed away peacefully on October 5, 2014 at Family Hospice in Pittsburgh.

Ellis E. “Coop” Cooper

Ellis E. “Coop” Cooper

Ellis E. “Coop” Cooper, 78, of Chicora, Pa., passed away Sunday morning at the VNA In Patient Hospice in Butler, PA following a brief illness.
Born on May 12, 1936, he was the son of the late C. Lawrence and Nellie Fox Cooper.
He was an honorably discharged veteran of four years of service with the United States Air Force.
Ellie was employed over forty years as an oil transport driver with Penn-Drake (now Calumet-Penreco) at Karns City and was a member of the Teamsters Local Union #273.

Carole A. Hiles

Carole A. Hiles

Carole A. Hiles, 77, of Pine Ridge Drive, Chicora, went home to be with the Lord early Saturday morning, October 4, 2014 at her residence.
Carole was born in Petrolia on October 29, 1936. She was the daughter of Arthur E. and Mildred A. Shoup Moyer.

Agnes Agnello Brosnahan Dunning

Agness Agnello Brosnahan Dunning

Agnes Agnello Brosnahan Dunning played many roles in her life.

A small town girl born of Italian immigrants, she understood family priorities of education, active faith, responsibility to family and community, and self-discipline. She was a talented musician, playing in the high school band, and playing piano and organ.

She attended Carnegie Mellon University, then Carnegie Tech, and studied home economics.

Karolyn “Jody” Jo Smith Beebe Lominski

Karolyn “Jody” Jo Smith Beebe Lominski, 53, of Hilliard’s, Pa., passed away Sunday evening, September 28, 2014, at the VNA Inpatient Hospice in Butler, after a courageous battle with cancer.
Born on June 23, 1961 in Greeley CO, she was the daughter of the late Jerry R. Smith, and is survived by her mother and step-father Patricia and William Young, of Emlenton.

Janet K. (Gillespie) Crissman

Janet K. (Gillespie) Crissman, 66, Kittanning, died Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, in Armstrong County Health Center, after her two-and-a-half year battle with cancer. She was born June 23, 1948, in Kittanning, she was a daughter of Mervin C. Gillespie and Alma E. (Boyer) Gillespie.

James H. "Cocky" Colligan

James H. "Cocky" Colligan

James H. "Cocky" Colligan, 94 of East Brady died Saturday, September 20, 2014 at the VA Medical Center, Butler.

Born September 6, 1920 in Pittsburgh PA, he was the son of James H. and Mary A. (Weibel) Colligan.

On January 26, 1952, Cocky married the former Peggy L. Irwin, she survives.

Gary D. Whitling

Gary Whitling

GARRY D. WHITLING, 66, of Knox, Pa. passed away Tuesday morning September 9, 2014 at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh following an extended illness. His death follows his wife Barbara who passed August 18, 2014.

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