Sean R. Roane
AGE: 47 • Upper Yoder Twp., PA
Sean R. Roane, 47, of Upper Yoder Twp., died May 3, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center, surrounded by his loving family. Sean was born December 8, 1965, in Red Bank, NJ, son of Robert and Dorothy (Cameron) Roane, who survive. He is also survived by his loving wife Bonnie (Howard) Roane, and his cherished son, Matthew; he also is survived by a sister, Susan, married to, Jamie McMannes, and their son Joshua, Virginia Beach; brother-in-law, Patrick Howard, and his sons, Nikolas and Casey, Queensbury, NY; maternal grandmother, "Nana" Edith Cameron; and goddaughter, Lauren Cunningham; and several aunts, uncles and cousins, and numerous caring friends that loved him.
Sean was a graduate of Keyport High School, and Trenton State; and enjoyed the outdoors, especially skiing and time spent at the beach, and loved singing and music of all kinds. One of his other passions was fantasy football, winning the championship trophy multiple times. He was a managing editor in charge of design/production for the Tribune-Democrat, where he began working as a sports editor in 1998. He was also a member of Westmont Presbyterian Church where his funeral will be held at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, the Rev. Dr. William N. Jackson officiating. Friends will be received on Tuesday from 2-4 & 6-8, at Picking-Treece-Bennett Mortuary, Inc., 921 Menoher Blvd. In memory of Sean, memorials may be directed to Northwest Savings Bank, 225 Franklin St., Johnstown, PA 15901, to establish an education fund for his son, Matthew. The family would also like to thank Dr. Sbeitan and staff for everything they have done for the past 3 years.(ptbmortuary.com