Obituaries

Linda Gruber

Linda M. Gruber, 67, of Youngsville, passed away Thursday May 18, 2017 at the Warren General Hospital after a short illness. She was born August 25, 1949 in Warren, PA, a daughter to the late Victor and Gladys Moore Hodak Sr. She was a member of the Garland Presbyterian Church and loved ...

Gladys Meleen

Gladys L. Meleen, 84, of Sugar Grove, passed away Wednesday May 17, 2017 at the Warren General Hospital. She was born August 26, 1932 in Busti, N.Y., a daughter to the late Alden and Mary Hall Abbott. She worked at the State Hospital for 20 years until she retired in 1996. She was an 84 ...

Elaine Hostovich

Elaine R. Hostovich, of Warren, died Friday, May 19, 2017 at Warren General Hospital Emergency Room. A complete obituary will be announced when available through the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc.

Sharron Rose

Sharron Rose, 76, of Youngsville, died Friday evening May 19, 2017 at the Rouse Warren Co. Home. A complete obituary will be announced through the Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Youngsville when available.

Melvin Bierce

Melvin B. Bierce, 82, a resident of the Warren Manor, died Thursday May 18, 2017 at the Warren General Hospital after an extended illness. A complete obituary will be announced through the Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Services when available.

JoAnn Lauffenburger

JoAnn P. Lauffenburger, 78, of Warren, PA, passed away surrounded by family on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, following a brief illness. JoAnn was born March 17, 1939, in Warren, PA, the daughter of the late Joseph and Alice Theresa (Johnson) Plowright. JoAnn was a 1957 graduate of Warren High ...

John Tailby

John Tailby, age 90 of Hot Springs Village passed away May 17, 2017. John was born February 18, 1927 in Henderson Township, PA. John and his wife Shirley were married 66 years and lived many places around the country including Syracuse, NY, Stevens Point Wisc., Houston, Texas and Scottsdale, ...

Rita Lindgren

Rita F. Lindgren, 74, of Irvine, passed away Thursday, May 11, 2017 at the Rouse Home. She was born August 30, 1942 in Corry, PA, a daughter to the late Merle Clemons and Elvira Josephine (Johnson) Fitzgerald. Rita graduated from Warren Area High School and then worked for Blair, Quality ...

Dorothy Bennett

Dorothy Fogle Bennett, 92, of Warren, PA, passed away on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at the John & Orpha Blair Hospice House of Warren, following a brief illness. Dorothy was born November 30, 1924, in Minerva, TX, the daughter of the late Carl and the late Lillian (Smith) Fogle. She ...

Bertha McMeans

Bertha M. McMeans, 96, formerly of Kane, Warren, New Jersey and Colorado, died Wednesday morning, May 17, 2017 at The Lutheran Home at Kane, where she resided. Born December 28, 1920 in Pine Camp, near DeYoung, she was the daughter of Walter H. and Evelyn Stroup McCauley. A graduate ...

Warren Jensen

Warren Russell Jensen, 93 of Sugar Grove, PA, died Monday, May 15, 2017 at Warren General Hospital after a brief illness. He was born January 12, 1924, in Philadelphia, to Ann and Jens Russell Jensen, both children of Danish immigrants. As a boy, Warren enjoyed summers at the seashore in ...

Louis Fratrich

Louis Robert Fratrich, 48, of Warren, and formerly of Uniontown, PA, passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on Monday, May 15, 2017, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital of Pittsburgh, PA. Lou was born October 8, 1968, in Uniontown, PA. He is the son of Louis M. Fratrich, of Uniontown, ...

Rock Schwanke

Rock V. Schwanke, 61, of Warren, PA, died Sunday, May 7, 2017, at U.P.M.C WCA Hospital in Jamestown, NY. Born on October 27, 1955 in Warren, PA, he was the son of the late Paul Max and Vera Valentine Schwanke. Rock was employed as a truck driver with Segel and Son in Warren, PA., and with ...

John Wood

John C. Wood, 83, of Pleasant Twp., Warren, PA., died Monday, May 15, 2017 at Warren General Hospital after an extended illness. He was born August 6, 1933 in Ashtabula, Ohio to the late Frank A. and E. Genevieve Edwards Wood. He was a resident of Warren, PA., since 1939 and a 1951 graduate ...

Richard Suppa

Richard G. Suppa, 82, of Pleasant Township in Warren, PA died unexpectedly Thursday, May 11, 2017 at his home. He was born June 2, 1934 in Warren, PA, to the late James and Joan Rensma Suppa, and had resided in Warren his entire life. He was a 1954 graduate of Warren Area High School and ...

Ora Orinko

Ora J. Orinko, 75, of Sheffield, passed away Friday, May 12, 2017 at UPMC Hamot Medical Center, in Erie, after a brief illness. She was born December 4, 1941 on Fiddler Hill in Youngsville, a daughter to the late Charles Edwards and Genevieve Eloise (Travis) Smith. After graduating from ...

Kenneth Dininny

Kenneth O. Dininny, 82, of Youngsville, passed away Friday, May 12, 2017 at Corry Memorial Hospital. He was born January 6, 1935 in Warren, PA, a son to the late Kenneth C. and Ardith (Holder) Dininny. A gifted machinist, Ken was employed at the National Forge in Irvine for 17 years and then ...

Mary Peel

Mary L. Peel, 58, of Warren, and formerly of Erie, passed away on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at the Warren Manor. Mary was born July 10, 1958 in Lawton, OK, the daughter of the late Reed and Shirley Childs (Sigworth) Moore. Mary attended high school in Warren and graduated in Erie. She enjoyed ...

Elizabeth Sleeman

Elizabeth Anne Carter Sleeman 73, of Beaverdam, Va passed away peacefully with her family surrounding her, Friday, May 5th 2017. Anne was born Dec. 16, 1943 to the late Everett and Dora Collawn Carter. Anne graduated for Caroline High School in 1962, then attended Radford University. In ...

Simon Huckabone

Simon “Soni” Arthur Huckabone, 90, of Sheffield, Warren County, Pennsylvania, passed away on Thursday, May 4, 2017, at Blossom Hill Care Center in Huntsburg, Ohio. He was born March 16, 1927, in Highland, Elk County Pennsylvania, to the late Margaret (Thornton) and Simon Huckabone. He ...