Obituaries

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Lonnie Swartz

Lonnie T. Swartz, 61, of 123 Cabin Road, Seneca, died Wednesday, January 18. 2017 at his home. Born September 1, 1955 in Oil City, he was a son of Vivian Louise Reilly Swartz and the late Jake Truman Swartz. Lonnie was a graduate of Oil City High School. He served in the US ...

Steven Rulander

A funeral service for Steven Douglas Rulander, 57 of Rhine Run Road, Russell, who died Monday, Jan. 16, 2017 at UPMC Shadyside Pittsburgh, was held at 11 am at McKinney Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, Inc. in Youngsville with Rev. Tim Olsen officiating. Serving as Pallbearers for burial ...

Raymon Billstone

A funeral service for Raymon W. Billstone, who died on January 15, was held at the Peterson-Blick Funeral Home, Inc. on Friday, January 20. Pastor Jeff York, Calvary Chapel, officiated.  Burial was in Oakland Cemetery. Military honors were provided by members of the Sheffield & ...

Kenneth Littlefield

Kenneth Arden Little-field, 86, of 209 Pickering Street Sheffield, died on January 19, 2017 at the Kane Community Hospital after a short illness.  Mr. Lit-tlefield was born December 20, 1930 in Mayburg, Pa. the son of the late Kenneth Arden Littlefield Sr. and the late Opal (Shepard) ...

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Phyllis Collins-Olson

Phyllis Collins-Olson, 70 years old, born May 9th, 1946, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family, in Russell on January 17th, 2017, after a brief illness. She worked at Warren State Hospital for many years, as a nurse she used her calm patience to care for those who were unable to ...

Cheryl Hansen

A memorial service for Cheryl L. Hansen, who passed away on Tuesday, January 16, 2017, will be held on Saturday, January 20 at 11:00 am at the St. John’s Lutheran Church,  200 Pleasant Drive, Warren, PA. The Rev. Susan Schofield, pastor, will officiate. The Peterson-Blick Funeral Home ...

Roger Frederick

A Memorial Service for Roger A. Frederick, of Warren, PA, who died on January 11, 2017, was conducted at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, January 18, 2017, at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., Warren, PA, with Rev. Martin Reynolds, Pastor of the Clarendon United Methodist Church, officiating. ...

James Mechling

A funeral service for James R. Mechling, 78, of Sugar Grove, PA, who died on January 15, 2017, was conducted at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., Warren, PA, with Rev. Ralph Culp officiating. Serving as pallbearers for interment in Clendening ...

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Steven Rulander

Steven Douglas Rulander, 57, of Rhine Run Road, Russell, passed away Monday, January 16, 2017 at UPMC Shadyside in Pittsburgh. Steven was born in Warren, PA on April 16, 1959, the son of the late Herbert Rulander and Lois (Nelson) Orth. He enjoyed family time, hunting, fishing, camping, ...

Barbara Chester

A private funeral service for Barbara J. Chester, 90, of Warren, PA, who died on January 15, 2017, was held at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., Warren, PA, with Rev. Marcus Briggs, Chaplain of The Rouse Home, officiating. Interment was in Oakland ...

Marvene Rich

A Mass of Christian Burial for Marvene Howland Rich, 92, of Phoenix, AZ, and formerly of Warren, PA, who died on January 10, 2017, was conducted at 10:30 A.M. Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at St. Joseph R.C. Church, Warren, PA, with Fr. Richard J. Toohey, Pastor, officiating, assisted by Deacon ...

Phyllis Olson

Phyllis L. Olson, 70, of Townline Rd., Russell, passed away on Tuesday January 17, 2017 at her residence.  A complete obituary will be announced through the Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Youngsville, when available.

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Winifred Dennis

Winifred “Winnie” C. Dennis, 91, a resident of the Rouse Home and formerly of Winter Haven, FL, went to be with the Lord on January 11, 2017. She was born February 24, 1925 in Greenville, PA, a daughter to the late Glenn and Nellie (Adams) Messerall. She graduated from Meadville High ...

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Raymon Billstone

Raymon W. Billstone, 89, of Glade Township passed away on January 15, 2017.  Ray was born November 28, 1927 in Warren and was the son of the late J.L. and Edith Billstone.   He was a 1945 graduate of Warren High School where he excelled on the gymnastics team.  He was a proud submarine ...

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Robert W. Fitch

Robert W. Fitch, 94, of Sheffield PA, passed away Monday January 16, 2017 at St. Vincent Hospital of Erie following a brief illness. Bob was born April 11, 1922 in Sheffield, the son of the late Glen and Josephine Smedley Fitch. A lifelong Sheffield resident, he was a 1939 graduate of ...

Steven Rulander

Steven Douglas Rulander, 57, passed away Monday, Jan. 16, 2017 at UPMC Shadyside in Pittsburgh. McKinney Funeral Home in Youngsville have been entrusted with all arrangements and will publish a complete obituary when available.

Kenneth Johnson

Kenneth E. Johnson, Sr., 95, formerly of Central Towers, Kane, and earlier of Lantz Corners, died late Sunday afternoon, January 15, 2017 at The Lutheran Home at Kane, where he resided the past few months.   Born January 18, 1921 in Wetmore, he was the son of Benjamin A. and Emma T. ...

James Mechling

James R. Mechling, 78, of Sugar Grove, PA., died peacefully Sunday morning, January 15, 2017 with his family surrounding his bedside, at the Lutheran Social Services Nursing Facility, Jamestown, N.Y.  He was born July 27, 1938 in Kittanning, PA., he was the son of the late Lawson and Elsie ...

Roger Frederick

Roger A. Frederick, 72, of Warren, PA., died peacefully in his sleep at his residence, Wednesday morning, January 11, 2017.  He was born February 1, 1944 in Warren, PA.  Roger was the son of R.D. and Buelah Geraldine Smith Frederick.  He was a lifelong Warren area resident and a 1962 ...

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James Mechling

James R. Mechling, 78, of Sugar Grove, PA., died peacefully Sunday morning, January 15, 2017 with his family surrounding his bedside, at the Lutheran Social Services Nursing Facility, Jamestown, N.Y.  He was born July 27, 1938 in Kittanning, PA., he was the son of the late Lawson and Elsie ...