Erie Times-News Obituaries

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November 20, 2017

Mary Jane Brown (Macek)

Mary Jane Brown (Macek)

Girard, PA

Mary Jane (Macek) Brown, 65 of Girard, died Saturday November 18, 2017 at her home following a courageous three year battle with cancer. She was born July 17, 1952 in Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late John and Mary (Karabinos) Macek Sr. Mary Jane graduated from Bishop...

Mary R. Rodriguez Calabrese

Mary R. Rodriguez Calabrese

Erie, PA

Mary R. Rodriguez Calabrese, 93, of Erie, passed away Saturday, November 18, 2017 at Saint Vincent Hospital following a brief illness. She was born in Erie on March 23, 1924, a daughter to the late Manuel and Soledad Arajuo Rodriguez. Mary graduated from Academy High...

James L. Mack

James L. Mack

Erie, PA

James L. "Jim" Mack, 82, of Erie, passed away Saturday, November 18, 2017 at Forestview Skilled Nursing Center. He was born December 28, 1934 in Erie, a son of the late Ernest L. and Helen Ryder Mack. Jim was a graduate of Academy High School and served in the United States...

Nicholas P. "Nick" Montefiori

Nicholas P. "Nick" Montefiori

Erie, PA

Nicholas P. "Nick" Montefiori, 92, of Erie, passed away Friday, November 17, 2017, at Saint Mary's Home of Erie. He was born July 15, 1925, in Erie, a son of the late Pio and Rose Amatangelo Montefiori and stepson of the late Carlo Lombardi. Nick served with the 11th...

Marian Scolio "Nana" Musarra

Marian Scolio "Nana" Musarra

Erie, PA

Marian "Nana" Scolio Musarra passed away on Wednesday, November 16th, 2017, at her daughter's residence, surrounded by family. Born in Erie, on December 3rd, 1918, she was daughter of AJ "Gus" and Josephine (Palmisano) Scolio. Marian was the oldest living graduate of St....

Clemente Pede

Clemente Pede

Erie, PA

Clemente Pede, age 89, of Erie passed away on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at St. Vincent Hospital. He was born in Montenero Valcocchiara, Italy, on March 20, 1928, a son of the late Pasquale and Giovanna (DiMarco) Pede. Clemente immigrated to the United States, settling in...

Brian K. Scott

Brian K. Scott

Erie, PA

Brian K. Scott, 55, of Erie, passed away at home, surrounded by his loved ones, on Saturday, November 18, 2017, after a two year battle with cancer. He was born in Erie on October 7, 1962, the son of Joanne and Deane Scott of Harborcreek. He lived in Waterford until his...

Bernard R. Bernie Todd

Bernard R. Bernie Todd

Erie, PA

Devoted Husband, Father and Papa Bernard R. "Bernie" Todd, age 81, of Lawrence Park, passed away Saturday, November 18, 2017. He was born in Erie on November 1, 1936, son of the late Edward and Elsie Todd. Bernie was a Tool and Die Maker, working for Eastside Machines,...

Edward L. Whiteman

Edward L. Whiteman

Erie, PA

Edward L. Whiteman, 68, of Fairview, passed away Friday, November 17, 2017 at St. Vincent Hospital. He was born on October 4, 1949 in Brookville, Pa., son of the late Ephrom and Pauline (Shearer) Whiteman. Ed was employed as a press operator at Dispatch Printing. He was an...

November 19, 2017

Virginia C. Ager

Virginia C. Ager

Erie, PA

Virginia C. Ager, age 95, of Millcreek, passed away on Friday, November 17, 2017, at UPMC Hamot. She was born in Erie, on August 14, 1922, a daughter of the late Raymond and Sarah Cochrane Holler. Virginia graduated from Academy High School in 1939 and went on to work...

Judy M. Bernoski

Judy M. Bernoski

Meadville, PA

Judy M. Bernoski, 77, of 21347 Grange Center Rd., Saegertown, passed away on Friday, November 17, 2017, at Marquette Hospice House, Meadville. Judy was born in Timblin, on March 24, 1940, a daughter of the late Russell "Tobe" and Mary (Shumaker) Brocious. On July 2, 1960,...

Gladys Renner Brown

Gladys Renner Brown

Erie, PA

Gladys Renner Brown, age 95, of Erie, passed away Saturday, November 18, 2017. A lifelong resident of Erie County, she was predeceased by her beloved husband, Elmer L. Brown; her parents, Andrew and Gladys Curtis Renner; her sister, Millicent Bernhard; and a nephew, Jack...

Michael A. DiPanfilo

Michael A. DiPanfilo

Erie, PA

Michael A. DiPanfilo, 91, of Erie, passed away on Thursday, November 16, 2017, at Saint Vincent Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on June 22, 1926, in Erie, a son of the late Pasquale and Vallie Amatangelo DiPanfilo. Michael proudly served in the United...

Robert E. Donovan

Robert E. Donovan

Erie, PA

Bob Donovan was born in Erie, Pa., to Elmer and Dorothy (Young) Donovan on April 23, 1930. In his life, he explored the world through travel and study, and he revealed the world to his family and his students. Bob ended his earthly travels on November 16, 2017. Bob attended...

Published in the Erie Times-News from Nov. 18 to Nov. 19, 2017.

Leo Edward "Ed" Gatti

Leo Edward "Ed" Gatti

Erie, PA

Leo Edward "Ed" Gatti, age 82, of Erie, passed away on Sunday, November 12th, 2017, at Saint Vincent Hospital. He was born in Erie, on June 26th, 1935, a son of the late Leo Joseph and Pauline J. Warzecha Gatti. Ed was employed as a wheel inspector at Kaiser Aluminum, which...

Chase P. Hollingsworth

Chase P. Hollingsworth

Erie, PA

Chase P. Hollingsworth, age 20, of Lake City, died unexpectedly, in a train accident in Girard, on Friday, November 17, 2017. Chase was born in Erie, on March 18, 1997, son of John Hollingsworth and Ann Wienczkowski Markham. He graduated from Girard High School in 2015...

Elizabeth Ann Carlin Brady "Betsy" Irwin

Elizabeth Ann Carlin Brady "Betsy" Irwin

Erie, PA

Elizabeth "Betsy" Ann Carlin Brady Irwin went to be with the Lord on November 17, 2017, after succumbing to a prolonged illness. Betsy was born in Erie, on July 18, 1940, to the late James and Ruth Carlin. She was preceded in death by her husband, William "Bill" Irwin,...

Zelma Ann Loop (Peterson)

Zelma Ann Loop (Peterson)

Edinboro, PA

Zelma Ann (Peterson) Loop, 87, of Edinboro, died Saturday, October 14, 2017, at Edinboro Manor, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Drakes Mills, Pa., on November 24, 1929, the daughter of the late Walter L. and Hazel Peterson. Zelma previously worked as...

Janet A. MacDonald

Janet A. MacDonald

Annapolis, MD

Janet A. MacDonald, 89, a resident of Annapolis since June 1984, died on November 16, 2017. Miss MacDonald was born on September 17, 1928, in North East, Pa., to the late Bruce and Marie MacDonald. She became an occupational therapist, first in the Army, where she...

Dorothy L. "Peach" McVey

Dorothy L. "Peach" McVey

Erie, PA

Dorothy "Peach" L. McVey, age 80, of Erie, passed away on Thursday, November 16, 2017, at UPMC Hamot. She was born in Media, Pa., on July 18, 1937, daughter of the late George William and Dorothy Fairlamb Lentz. Peach graduated from Media High School and Penn State...

Cynthia L. "Cindy" Moores

Cynthia L. "Cindy" Moores

Girard, PA

Cynthia L. "Cindy" Moores, age 61, of Girard, passed away on Thursday, November 16, 2017, at UPMC Hamot. She was born in Girard, on December 1, 1955, a daughter of the late Robert J. Moores and Joyce M. English Olesnanik. Cindy graduated from Rice Avenue Union High School...

Nellie E. Beebe Norman

Nellie E. Beebe Norman

North East, PA

Nellie E. Beebe Norman, age 86, of North East, was taken home by the Lord, peacefully, on Thursday, November 16, 2017, at her home, surrounded by family. She was born on January 22, 1931, in Mina Corners, N.Y., to the late Raymond and Ellen McGerl Beebe. Nellie formerly...

Published in the Erie Times-News from Nov. 18 to Nov. 19, 2017.

Robert R. "Bob" Ross

Robert R. "Bob" Ross

Erie, PA

Robert R. "Bob" Ross, age 77, of Fairview Borough, passed away at Select Specialty Hospital, on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. Born in Erie, on March 16, 1940, he was a son of the late Harry and Eileen (Sheldon) Ross. Bob was a credit and collections supervisor for Penelec,...

Harriet J. Seroka Sayre

Harriet J. Seroka Sayre

Erie, PA

Harriet J. Seroka Sayre, 88, of Erie, passed away peacefully, on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at UPMC Hamot, surrounded by her family. She was born in Erie, on November 28, 1928, a daughter of the late William and Frances Straub Seroka. Harriet graduated from Wesleyville...

Published in the Erie Times-News from Nov. 18 to Nov. 19, 2017.

Martha Anne Schaaf

Martha Anne Schaaf

Erie, PA

Martha Anne "Marty" Schaaf, 92, passed away on September 27, 2017. She was born in Erie, on June 13, 1925, second child to the late Peter and Lucy Tate Schaaf. Marty grew up on Station Road in Brookside and lived in Erie most of her adult life. She was educated at Brookside...

Shirley A. Schoullis

Shirley A. Schoullis

Erie, PA

Shirley A. Schoullis, age 82, of Erie, passed away at Corry Manor, on Friday, November 17, 2017. She was born in Erie, on October 4, 1935, daughter of the late Thomas Bukowski and Mariam Schaack. Shirley was active in her Catholic faith, enjoying worship at several area...

Hazel Thomas (Crosby)

Hazel Thomas (Crosby)

Erie, PA

Hazel (Crosby) Thomas, 81, of Erie, passed away on Thursday, November 16, 2017, at Sarah Reed Senior Living Center. She was born on September 3, 1936, in Lake Como, Mississippi, daughter of the late Charles and Ada (Ulmer) Crosby. She graduated from Academy High School...

Donald George Wagner

Donald George Wagner

Wyoming, MI

Donald George Wagner, aged 96, of Grand Rapids, was taken to his heavenly home on Friday, November 17, 2017. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Earl (Mildred) and Edwin. He will be dearly missed by his wife of 63 years, Rita (Meier); his children, Karen and...

Donna M. Waskiewicz

Donna M. Waskiewicz

Erie, PA

Donna M. Waskiewicz, 77, of Erie, passed away on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at St. Mary's Home of Erie East. She was born in Erie, on November 11, 1940, a daughter of the late Edward Leo and Mary Ann Borowy Waskiewicz. Donna graduated from Mercyhurst Preparatory School....

November 18, 2017

Loretta Kalivoda Borawski

Loretta Kalivoda Borawski

Erie, PA

Loretta Kalivoda Borawski, age 90, of Erie, passed away on November 16, 2017, in Erie, Pa. She was born in Erie, on November 1, 1927, a daughter of the late John and Frances Kwiatkowski Kalivoda. Loretta worked at GE prior to having a family. She was an excellent pianist...

Shirley J. Earl

Shirley J. Earl

Batavia, PA

Shirley J. Earl, 90 years old, of Batavia, passed away on Friday, November 10, 2017 at the Batavia Health Care Center. Shirley was born and raised in Erie, Pa., and graduated from the Erie Academy High School in 1944. She then moved to Batavia in 1964, where she lived the...

November 17, 2017

Robert M. Adams

Robert M. Adams

Cambridge Springs, PA

Robert M. Adams, age 62, of Venango, Pa., passed away on Friday, November 10, 2017, after a five-year battle with pancreatic cancer. Born in Erie, on November 1, 1955, he was the son of Norma Rogers Adams of Erie and the late Robert A. Adams. Bob loved working outdoors on...

Published in the Erie Times-News from Nov. 16 to Nov. 17, 2017.

Arlene Fisher (Foreman)

Arlene Fisher (Foreman)

Erie, PA

Arlene (Foreman) Fisher, age 80, of Millcreek Township, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 14, 2017, at Manchester Commons, after a brief battle with lung cancer. She was born in Erie on February 13, 1937, a daughter of the late Clarence and Frances (Babo) Foreman. ...

Elaine B. Olesnanik (Everden)

Elaine B. Olesnanik (Everden)

Girard, PA

Elaine B. (Everden) Olesnanik, 84, of Lake City, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 4, 2017, at Sunrise Senior Living, where she resided. She was born on June 11, 1933, in East Springfield, a daughter of the late Forrest J. and Gussie (Goodenow) Everden. ...

Published in the Erie Times-News from Nov. 12 to Nov. 17, 2017.

Jenifer M. Robinson

Jenifer M. Robinson

Erie, PA

Jenifer M. Robinson, age 90, of Erie, and formerly of Kane, Pa., passed away on Friday, November 10, 2017, at Forest View Nursing Center. She was born in Erie, on April 27, 1927, the daughter of the late George and Irma Diescher Messler. Jenifer earned a B.A. at Clarion...

Dorothy Kornahrens Smith

Dorothy Kornahrens Smith

Erie, PA

Dorothy Kornahrens Smith, 93, of Erie, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at Forestview Skilled Nursing Facility. She was born in Charleston, S.C., on April 23, 1924 a daughter of the late George L. and Rosa May Kornahrens. Dorothy worked for Kmart for...

Rosaria A. "Sara" Stoops

Rosaria A. "Sara" Stoops

Erie, PA

Rosaria A. "Sara" Stoops, age 83, of Erie, passed away at her son's residence, on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. She was born in North East, Pa., on April 15, 1934, a daughter of the late Charles and Jennie (Cherange) Ardillo. Sara was employed as a secretary with the Erie...

November 16, 2017

Virginia Honey Hewitt Vincent Bedow

Virginia Honey Hewitt Vincent Bedow

Waterford, PA

Virginia "Honey" Hewitt Vincent Bedow went to be with the Lord on Friday, November 10, 2017. She was born in Erie, on September 11, 1926, the daughter of the late John and Mary Sippola Hewitt. Virginia had worked at National Organ Supply, Palmers Dry Cleaning, Marx Toys,...

William Ronald Cocke (Ron) IV

William Ronald Cocke (Ron) IV

Erie, PA

William Ronald "Ron" Cocke IV joined the Old Guard to be with the Lord on November 11, 2017. Ron was born in Charlottesville, Va. to William Ronald III and Grace Cocke. He was 91. Upon graduating high school in 1945, Ron volunteered and served in the U.S. Army Air Corps as...

Roosevelt Rosey Folks Sr.

Roosevelt Rosey Folks Sr.

Erie, PA

Roosevelt "Rosey" Folks Sr., age 82, of Erie, passed away on Wednesday, November 8, 2017. Roosevelt was born in Montgomery, Ala., on February 10, 1935, to the late Earnest and Annie Ruth (Boswell) Folks. Roosevelt attended Dunbar High. He worked at General Electric as a...

Herbert F. Heidt Jr.

Herbert F. Heidt Jr.

Erie, PA

Herbert F. Heidt, Jr., 70, of Erie, passed away peacefully, on Monday, November 13, 2017, at St. Vincent Health Center, surrounded by his children. He was born in Erie, on February 8, 1947, a son of the late Herbert F. Heidt, Sr. and Polly Jensen Heidt. Herb, known as Brud...

Published in the Erie Times-News from Nov. 15 to Nov. 16, 2017.

Richard J. Johnston

Richard J. Johnston

Erie, PA

Richard J. Johnston, 64, of Erie, passed away peacefully, at his residence, on Monday, October 16, 2017. He was born in Allegheny County, on September 24, 1953, a son of the late Frank and Verna (Pochatko) Johnston. Rick had worked at: Lincoln Foundry, Knights of St. John,...

Mary Jane McCallion

Mary Jane McCallion

Erie, PA

Mary Jane McCallion (Slayton), age 88, of Erie, passed away Saturday, November 11, 2017, at the Sarah Reed Senior Living Center. She was born May 14, 1929, in Erie, the daughter of the late Phillip and Mary Santry McCallion. A lifelong resident of Erie, she was a former...

Published in the Erie Times-News from Nov. 15 to Nov. 16, 2017.

Linda L. Miller (Anselment)

Linda L. Miller (Anselment)

Erie, PA

Linda L. (Anselment) Miller, age 60, of Erie, passed away on Monday, November 13, 2017, after a three-year battle with melanoma. Born in Erie, on November 18, 1956, she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Elsie (Hermanson) Anselment. In addition to her parents, Linda...

Florence Mroczkowski

Florence Mroczkowski

Erie, PA

Florence Mroczkowski, age 94, of Erie, passed away Tuesday, November 14, 2017, at Brevillier Village. She was born in Erie, on September 4, 1923, daughter of the late Vincent and Rose Koprowski. Florence had previously worked as House Mother at Florence Crittenton Home. She...

Frances Rodgers

Frances Rodgers

Oil City, PA

Frances Rodgers, 90, of 5 Summit St., Oil City, Pa., died at 10:35 a.m. on November 15, 2017, in her home. She is survived by seven children, including Anna Turco and her husband Carl of Erie Friends will be received from 4-8 p.m. on Friday in the Reinsel Funeral Home. A...

Earl L. Schauble

Earl L. Schauble

Erie, PA

After a brief and unexpected illness, Earl L. Schauble, 99, of Millcreek, died peacefully at Ball Pavilion, on November 10, 2017, where he received exceptional comfort care from the staff and with the help of Great Lakes Hospice. Born on October 29, 1918, to the late Louis...