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Posted 10 March 2013 - 10:42 AM

 
Baronick Funeral Home & Crematorium Inc.
 
211 South Main Street
 
DuBois, PA  15801
 
Jeffrey M. Baronick, Supervisor
 
(814) 371-2040
 
On line condolences may be made at http://www.BaronickFuneralHome.com

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Glenna M. Wilson, Age 100, formerly of DuBois, PA died Saturday, May 20, 2017 at the Kingston Nursing Center in Conway, SC.
 
Born on July 30, 1916 in Vandergrift, PA, she was the daughter of the late William H. & Lillian I. (Evans) Rakestraw.
 
In September of 1946, she married Fred W. Wilson.  He preceded her in death on February 13, 1988.
 
Glenna was a homemaker and a member of the First United Methodist Church.
 
She is survived by a son (Frederick "Rick" Wilson & his wife Andrea of Franklin, PA), a daughter (Sherry Seremet & her husband John of Conway, SC), 3 grandchildren (Shelley Carson & her husband Kevin, and Monica Cross & her husband Joseph, both of Des Moines, IA; and Heath Seremet & his wife Olya of Conway, SC) 14 great grandchildren & 1 great-great grandchild.
 
She was preceded in death by 2 brothers (William & Jess Rakestraw) & 4 sisters (Helen Shobert, Ruth Korb, Irene Shugarts, & Margaret Gould).
 
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 from 4-7 P.M. at the Baronick Funeral Home & Crematorium, Inc.
 
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 11 A.M. from the funeral home with Pastor Paul Moore officiating.
 
Burial will follow in Morningside Cemetery.
 
Memorials may be placed with the charity of the donor's choice.
 
On line condolences can be made to www.baronickfuneralhome.com
 
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James "Jim" Robert Smith, age 80 of Chestnut Avenue, DuBois, PA died on Sunday, May 21, 2017 at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh.
 
Born in Falls Creek, PA on September 20, 1936, he was the son of the late Fredrick and Mildred (Jones) Smith.  
 
On September 21, 1957, he married Mary Jane Ball.  She survives.
 
He was a graduate of the DuBois Area High School Class of 1954.
 
Jim retired from Penn Traffic as a truck driver for 31 years and 13 years at the B & O Railroad.
 
He was a member at Treasure Lake Church for many years.  He drove late model dirt cars.  He coached a little league team, the Tasty Freeze for many years.  He enjoyed going to NASCAR racing, watching the Pirates, Steelers and the Penguins games.  His greatest joy in life was enjoying camping and being with his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
 
He is survived by four sons, James R. Smith, Jr. and his wife, Roni of Treasure Lake, DuBois, PA; Brian Smith of DuBois, PA; Scott Smith and his companion, Shari of DuBois, PA; and Todd Smith and his wife, Jaci of Falls Creek, PA.  He is also survived by 12 grandchildren (Christi Borrero and her husband, Jeremy of Erie, PA; Justin Smith of HI; Eric Smith of Treasure Lake; Tiffany Harriger and her husband, Jeff of DuBois, PA; Breann Smith of DuBois, PA; Jesse Smith of DuBois, PA; Scott Smith and his wife, Amber of DuBois, PA; Tim and Kim Smith of DuBois, PA; David Smith and his wife, Tara of Brockway, PA and Joshua and Joel Smith of Falls Creek, PA) and 12 great grandchildren (Brayden, McKenzie, Dominick, Aiden, Jaiden, Kaylee, Kendal, Taylor, Liam, Everlee, Chloe and Kamdyn).   
 
Jim is also survived by a brother, Keith Smith of DuBois, PA and two sisters, Janet Guthridge and her husband, Don of DuBois, PA and Molly Wraye of Falls Creek, PA.
 
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Donald Smith and Sandy Smith and one sister, Karen Smith.
 
A memorial service will be held on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 11 A.M. from the Treasure Lake Church with Pastor Dick Whitaker officiating.
 
Memorials may be sent to the Make a Wish Foundation, 109 North Findley Street, Punxsutawney, PA 15767.
 
On-line condolences may be sent to www.baronickfuneralhome.com.
 
The Baronick Funeral Home and Crematorium, Inc. is in charge of the funeral arrangements.
 
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Elizabeth P. Quashnock, age 92, of West Long Avenue, DuBois, PA, formerly of R.D. Punxsutawney, PA, died Sunday, May 21, 2017 at Christ the King Manor.
 
Born September 27, 1924 in Anita, PA, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Mary (Horwantz) LaBance.
 
She was married to John A. Quashnock, Jr.  He preceded her in death in 1990.
 
Elizabeth was a homemaker, and she, along with her husband, ran John's Maytag in Sykesville for many years.
 
She was a member of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Roman Catholic Church where she was active in the Rosary Society.  She was a volunteer at the Sykesville Senior Center and the Sykesville Library.  She enjoyed crocheting and loved to read.  She also enjoyed cooking and baking for her family.  Her specialty was homemade pierogies, which she passed down to her children and grandchildren.
 
Elizabeth is survived by one son, Michael A. Quashnock and his wife, Julie of Reynoldsville, PA., a son-in-law, Paul Reiter of R.D. Punxsutawney, PA, four grandchildren (Vanessa Reiter; Megan Reiter; Mary Beth Bolam and Jill Quashnock) and one great grandchild (August Bolam).  
 
She was preceded in death by eleven brothers and sisters.  She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.  She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Patricia Reiter.
 
Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 25, 2017 from 5-7 P.M. at the Baronick Funeral Home and Crematorium, Inc.
 
The rosary will be prayed on Thursday afternoon at 4:30 P.M. from the funeral home.
 
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, May 26, 2017 at 10 A.M. from the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Roman Catholic Church with Fr. Bill Barron as celebrant.
 
Burial will be in Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Roman Catholic Cemetery.
 
Memorials may be sent to the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Roman Catholic Church, 22 Shaffer Street, Sykesville, PA 15865 and/or the Sykesville Public Library at 21 East Main Street, Sykesville, PA 15865.
 
On-line condolences may be sent to www.baronickfuneralhome.com.
 
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John Alan "Skip" Pifer, age 84, Cummings Road, DuBois, PA died Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Penn Highlands DuBois.
 
Born May 31, 1932 in DuBois, PA, he was the son of the late John George Pifer and Lillian (Kremkau) Pifer.
 
He was a graduate of Sandy High School Class of 1950.
 
On July 8, 1950, he married Mary Jo Weaver.  He then married Cheryl Ann Meenan on November 11, 1971. 
 
He operated G.W. Pifer Sons Lumber Company from 1958 to 1968 and Pifer's General Contracting from 1968 until retirement.
 
He attended Tri County Church in DuBois, PA.  He enjoyed bowling, playing pool, fishing and hiking in the woods.  He had 2 beloved pets:  P-nut, his dog and Cece, his cat.  He loved children and enjoyed spending time with his family.
 
Skip is survived by five children:  Barbara Quinn and her husband, Dan of DuBois, PA; Bill Pifer and his wife, Barb of Allison Park, PA; Sue Tench and her husband, Ron of DuBois, PA; John Pifer and his wife, Joanne of Matthews, NC; and Wendy Pifer-Vasquez of DuBois, PA; a brother, Charles Pifer and his wife, Judy of Carmel, CA; 8 grandchildren (Tony Vuocolo and his wife, Lauren; Kristine Vuocolo, Tricia Muth and her husband, Chris; Rob Coccimiglio and his fiancé, Daniele Schatz; Jenelle Pifer; Kelly Pifer; Marissa Pifer; and Mario Vasquez), and two great grandchildren (Abby Vuocolo and Miles Muth).
 
He was preceded in death by his brother, William Pifer and a granddaughter, Cara Lynn Coccimiglio.
 
There will be no public visitation.
 
A memorial service date will be determined at the convenience of the family at a time in June.
 
Memorials may be sent to the Heart Center at Penn Highlands DuBois, 100 Hospital Avenue, DuBois, PA 15801.
 
On-line condolences may be sent to www.baronickfuneralhome.com.
 
The Baronick Funeral Home and Crematorium, Inc. is in charge of the funeral arrangements.
 
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Patricia B. Neal, of Falls Creek, PA died at Christ the King Manor in DuBois surrounded by her family on May 17, 2017.  She was 80 years old.
 
Patricia was born on November 25, 1936 in Reynoldsville, to the late Ira and Jane (Deemer) Bailey. 
 
She was a 1954 graduate of Punxsutawney Area High School.  
 
On March 16, 1956 in Winchester, VA, she married James E. Neal. They welcomed four wonderful children into the world. Jim and Pat loved to spend time together with their continuously growing family, traveling, especially to the beach, cooking, reading, and socializing with their large group of friends. Patricia was a dedicated employee of Vision Cable in DuBois until she retired in 1995. She was a member of the Falls Creek Eagles and the Reynoldsville American Legion.
 
She will be remembered as a devoted wife, mother, Nana, sister, and friend.  She spent all her time building life long memories with her family and friends. Her infectious laugh and spirit will live on with all those who knew Pat.
 
Patricia is survived by her children, Terri Kellar and her husband, Bill of Punxsutawney, Steve Neal and his wife Mary, of Penfield, Joni Genevro and her husband, Geno of Brockway, & Richard Neal and his wife, Pamela of Brockway; 13 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren; three sisters, Beverly Lucas of Sigel, Kay Roseman of Pittsburgh, and Lorna Laska of Erie; and numerous nieces and nephews.
 
She was preceded in death by her husband, James E. Neal; brothers Richard L. Bailey and Paul Bailey; and sister Sandy Bailey.
 
Visitation will be held on Friday, May 19, 2017 from 2-4 and 6-8 P.M. at the Baronick Funeral Home and Crematorium, Inc.
 
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 10:30 A.M. from the Baronick Funeral Home and Crematorium, Inc. with Joseph L. Buterbaugh officiating.
 
Burial will be in Beechwoods Cemetery.
 
Memorials may be sent to the charity of the donor's choice.
 
On-line condolences may be sent to www.baronickfuneralhome.com.
 
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Russell E. Wilson, age 87, East Scribner Avenue, DuBois, PA died Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at the DuBois Nursing Home.

 

Born April 15, 1930 in DuBois, PA, he was the son of the late Welton C. and Anna (Schoch) Wilson.

 

He was a veteran of the United States Army having served in the Korean War.

 

On August 7, 1950, he married Ruth (Rounsley) Wilson.  She preceded him in death in February 2009.

 

He, along with his sons, owned and operated Weber Hardware Store in Sykesville for the past 53 years.

 

He was a life member of the Sykesville Volunteer Fire Department and the Sykesville American Legion.  He was also a member of the Garfield Lodge #559 Free and Accepted Masons for over 50 years.

 

Russell is survived by two sons (Russell “Dave” Wilson and his wife, Debra and John R. Wilson, both of DuBois, PA), two grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

 

He was preceded in death by two brothers.

 

There will be no public visitation.

 

A private funeral service will be held from the Baronick Funeral Home and Crematorium, Inc. with Pastor Kevin Brooks officiating.

 

Burial will be in Morningside Cemetery.

 

Memorials may be sent to the charity of the donor’s choice.

 

On-line condolences may be sent to www.baronickfuneralhome.com.

 

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Brian L. Hopkins, age 53, West Long Avenue, DuBois, PA died Saturday, May 13, 2017 at Penn Highlands DuBois.

 

Born September 27, 1963 in Clinton, IA, he was the son of Keith and Mary Jane (Peterson) Hopkins.

 

He made is home with Teri Genco.  She survives.

 

Brian worked as the head chef at Luigi’s Ristorante in DuBois for over 20 years.  He enjoyed going to work and being with his Luigi’s family.  He loved to golf and was an avid Green Bay Packers fan.

 

Brian is survived by two sons:  Brian R. Hopkins of DuBois, PA and Broady M. Hopkins of Ft. Carson, CO; three siblings, Sandy Hopkins of Clinton, IA; Paul Hopkins of Clinton, IA; and Peggy Hopkins of Omaha, NE and one grandson, Hunter Hopkins.

 

There will be no visitation.

 

A memorial service will be held on Friday, May 19, 2017 at 11 A.M. from the Luigi’s Villa located at 800 West Weber Avenue in DuBois.

 

On-line condolences may be sent to www.baronickfuneralhome.com.

 

The Baronick Funeral Home and Crematorium, Inc. is in charge of the funeral arrangements.

 
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Marilyn F. Peters, age 78, of Day and Night Drive, DuBois, PA died Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at her home.

 

Born October 6, 1938 in Detroit, MI, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Helen (Kutskel) Peters.

 

Marilyn worked as an administrative assistant in research and development with Bendix Corp. in Southfield, MI for 25 years.

 

She was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church and the Knights of Lithuania.

 

She was preceded in death by her brother, John Robert Peters.

 

 Friends will be received on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 from 10 - 11 AM at St. Fabian Catholic Church, Farmington Hills, MI.

 

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 11:00 AM from St. Fabian Catholic Church, Farmington, Hills, MI.

 

Burial will be in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Southfield, MI.

 

Memorials may be sent to St. Mary Catholic Central High School, 108 W. Elm Avenue, Monroe, MI 48162.

 

On-line condolences may be sent to www.baronickfuneralhome.com.

 

Arrangements are under the direction of the Baronick Funeral Home and Crematorium, Inc.

 
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Sandra L. Beck, Age 71 of South Brady St., DuBois, PA died Thursday, May 11, 2017 at her home.

 

Born on December 17, 1945 in Brockway, Pa, she was the daughter of the late Thomas & Mary (Foradori) Shaginaw.

 

Sandra had worked at the Brockway Glass Company.

 

She was an avid knitter and enjoyed fishing.

 

She is survived by a son (Jason L. Beck of Royal Oak, MI ), a brother (Dennis Shaginaw of Brockway, PA),and she made her home with Dencil Peters.

 

She was preceded in death by her brother (Thomas Shaginaw).

 

Visitation will be held on Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 11 to 1:30 p.m. at the Baronick Funeral Home & Crematorium, Inc.

 

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. from the Baronick Funeral Home & Crematorium, Inc. with Msgr. Charles Kaza officiating.

 

Burial will follow in St. Tobias Cemetery.

 

Memorials may be placed with the Hahne Cancer Center, 100 Hospital Ave., DuBois, PA 15801.

 

On line condolences can be made to www.baronick funeralhome.com

 
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Rose Spadaro Patt, age 89, of South Avenue, DuBois, PA died Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at Penn Highlands DuBois.
 
Born May 27, 1927 in DuBois, PA, she was the daughter of the late Dominic and Mary (Scozafiva) Spadaro.  Her father preceded her in death in 1949 and her mother preceded her in death in 2003.
 
On September 18, 1948, she married Albert A. Patt.  He preceded her in death on November 27, 1981.
 
Rose retired from Brockway Glass after 21 years of service.  Previous to that she worked at Jeffers Electronics for 24 years.
 
Rose was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church, and loved baking and playing Bingo.
 
She is survived by her daughter, Mary Lou Trzyna and her husband, Ron of DuBois, PA; twin sons, Albert Patt of New York City, NY and Frank Patt of San Francisco, CA.  She is also survived by one grandson, Anthony Trzyna.
 
Rose was preceded in death by three brothers:  Bruno Spadaro who died in 2006, Louie Spadaro who died in 2011, and Fred Spadaro who died in 2012.
 
Visitation will be held on Friday, May 12, 2017 from 2-7 P.M. at the Baronick Funeral Home and Crematorium, Inc.
 
A Scriptural Wake Service will be held on Friday afternoon at 1:30 P.M. from the funeral home.
 
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 10 A.M. from St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church with Msgr. Richard Siefer as celebrant.
 
Burial will follow in Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Cemetery in Sykesville.
 
Memorials may be sent to the charity of the donor’s choice.
 
On-line condolences may be sent to www.baronickfuneralhome.com.
 
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Shirley J. Kelichner, age 80, Sykes Street Extension, Sykesville, PA died Monday, May 8, 2017 at Penn Highlands DuBois.
 
Born July 4, 1936 in DuBois, PA, she was the daughter of the late Steven and Mary (Pinchok) Jacobs.
 
On August 27, 1955, she married Allison J. "Jack" Kelichner, Jr.  They were married for 62 years.  He preceded her in death on March 13, 2017.  
 
Shirley retired as a bookkeeper from Kovalchick Salvage Co. in Sykesville after over 25 years of service.
 
She was a member of the Holy Trinity Byzantine Catholic Church where she worked on the bereavement lunch team.  She loved to watch television murder mysteries, but most of all she loved to take care of her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
 
Shirley is survived by two daughters (Pamela Young and her husband, Chuck of Sykesville, PA and Paula Stine and her husband, Patrick of DuBois, PA), two grandchildren (Rebecca Bush & Scott Young), and five great grandchildren (Kaden & Ryleigh Bush; Maddox & Ciana Young, & Makayla Dyer).
 
Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 11, 2017 from 2-4 and 6-8 P.M. at the Baronick Funeral Home and Crematorium, Inc.
 
A Parastas service will be held on Thursday afternoon at 4 P.M. from the funeral home.
 
A Divine Liturgy will be celebrated on Friday, May 12, 2017 at 11 A.M. from Holy Trinity Byzantine Catholic Church with Fr. Vasyl Banyk as celebrant.
 
Burial will be in Holy Trinity Byzantine Catholic Cemetery.
 
Memorials may be placed with the Gateway Humane Society, 1211 Airport Road, Falls Creek, PA 15840 and/or the Kidney Transplant of Pittsburgh, 4401 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15224.
 
On-line condolences may be sent to www.baronickfuneralhome.com.
 
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Michael D. Bigney, age 69, of Sarver, PA, formerly of DuBois, PA died Sunday, May 7, 2017 at Saxony Health Center in Saxonburg, PA.
 
Born April 12, 1948 in DuBois, PA, he was the son of the late Shirley D. and Betty (Palmer) Bigney.
 
Michael was a veteran of the United States Army and served during the Vietnam War.
 
He retired from Glenn O. Hawbaker.  Previous to that, he had worked in security at the DuBois Regional Medical Center.  
 
Michael was a member of St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church.  He was a Boy Scout leader for many years.
 
He is survived by three children:  Heather Lynne Anne Bigney of Sarver, PA; Brent J. Bigney of DuBois, PA and Michael G. Bigney and his wife, Jana of Waterford, VA, a brother, Patrick Bigney and his wife, Loretta of Vero Beach, FL and four grandchildren (Vanessa Wascovich and Kyle Bigney and Palmer and Joelle Bigney).
 
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 from 2-4 and 6-8 P.M. at the Baronick Funeral Home and Crematorium, Inc.
 
A Scriptural Wake Service will be held on Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 P.M. from the funeral home.
 
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 12:30 P.M. from St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church with Msgr. Richard Siefer as celebrant. 
 
Full military honors will be accorded by the members of the DuBois Area Honor Guard from the church.
 
Burial will be in Luthersburg Union Cemetery.
 
Memorials may be sent to the charity of the donor's choice.
 
On-line condolences may be sent to www.baronickfuneralhome.com.
 
 
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Anna A. Baker, age 96, Rumbarger Avenue, DuBois, PA died Sunday, May 7, 2017 at the DuBois Nursing Home.
 
Born June 3, 1920 in DuBois, PA, she was the daughter of the late Anthony B. and Anna A. (Jasinskas) Matulis.
 
On June 19, 1943, she married Gregory C. Baker.  He preceded her in death on March 2, 1999.
 
Anna retired from Brockway Glass Company.  Previous to that, she had worked at B.F. Goodrich in DuBois and Jackson China Co. in Falls Creek, PA.  
 
She was a member of St. Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church and the Old Towne Beagle Club.  She, along with her husband, raised beagles and always loved gardening and the outdoors.
 
Anna is survived by a sister, Mary M. Scarnati of Brockway, PA.  She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
 
She was preceded in death by two brothers (Joseph and Leo Matulis), a sister (Jane Foradori) and a foster sister (Adelle Makufka).
 
There will be no public visitation.
 
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 10 A.M from St. Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church with Msgr. Richard Siefer as celebrant.
 
Burial will be in St. Michael Cemetery.
 
Memorials may be sent to the charity of the donor's choice.
 
On-line condolences may be sent to www.BaronickFuneralHome.com.
 
The Baronick Funeral Home and Crematorium, Inc. is in charge of the funeral arrangements.
 
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Mary J. Colville, Age 98 of Clinton Ave., DuBois, PA died Friday, May 5, 2017.

 

Born on September 13, 1918 in DuBois, PA, she was the daughter of the late Matthew & Agnes (Rebich) Matusick.

 

She was married to Henry W. Colville.  He preceded her in death on September 29, 1980.

 

Mary retired from the Brockway Glass Company in 1980 after many years of service.

 

She was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church, most of all, she loved to be with her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

 

She is survived by 2 daughters (Patricia A. Vida of DuBois, PA, and Jean M. Strishock & her husband Stephen of Brockway, PA) 2 sisters (Elizabeth Bigar & Jane “Bunny” Astori, both of DuBois, PA) 8 grandchildren (Gary & Gregory Vida & Kristen Goodwin; Stephen Strishock, Michelle Becker, & Erica Steele; and Shawn & Kyle Doutt). And 12 great grandchildren.

 

She was preceded in death by a daughter (Kathy Doutt) a grandson (Matthew Doutt)5 sisters (Madeline Fauls, Helen Matusick, Catherine Bodnar, Anna Wilson, & Barbara Davis) and 5 brothers (George, Stephen, Joseph, Thomas, & Francis Matusick).

 

Visitation will be held on Monday, May 8, 2017 from 5 to 8 P.M.. from the Baronick Funeral Home & Crematorium, Inc.

 

A scriptural wake service will be held on Monday at 4:30 P.M.

 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 10 A.M. from St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church with Msgr. Richard Siefer as celebrant.

 

Burial will follow in St. Catherine Cemetery

 

Memorials may be placed with St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church, 116 South State St., DuBois, PA 15801, and/or Make a Wish Foundation, 109 North Findley St., Punxsutawney, PA 15767.

 

On line condolences can be made to www.baronickfuneralhome.com

 
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Virginia I. "Ginny" Nesbitt, Age 91, formerly of Lords St. in DuBois, PA died Tuesday, May 02, 2017 at Christ the King Manor.
 
Born on October 10, 1925 in DuBois, PA, she was the daughter of the late Harry M. & Edna E. (Roderick) Wray.
 
On January 4, 1947, she married John A. "Jack" Nesbitt.   He preceded her in death on November 25, 2007.
 
Ginny worked at Rockwell International Manufacturing and was a nurse's aide at the DuBois Hospital.  She enjoyed planting flowers and sewing.
 
She is survived by 2 sons (William D. Nesbitt & his wife Linda of Oakland, KY; and Bruce A. Nesbitt of DuBois, PA), 3 brothers (Thomas Wray and Earl Wray & his wife Ginny, both of DuBois, PA; and William Wray of Hamburg, PA) 4 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
 
She was preceded in death by 2 sisters (Grace Wray & Kathryn Matson) 3 brothers (Robert "Auckie" Wray, Melvin "Boobie" Wray, & Harry "Sooner" Wray.) 3 infant sons (Twin boys, Dennis & Daniel, and Richard) and an infant daughter (Betsy Lynn).
 
Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 4, 2017 from 6-8 p.m. from the Baronick Funeral Home and Crematorium, Inc.
 
A funeral service will be held on Friday, May 5, 2017 at 1 p.m. from the funeral home with Pastor Terry Felt officiating.
 
Burial will follow in Morningside Cemetery.
 
Memorials may be placed with the charity of the donor's choice.
 
On line condolences can be made to www.baronickfuneralhome.com
 
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Frances G. “Jenny” Slack Foradora, age 97, Sandstone Drive, Falls Creek, PA died Monday, May 1, 2017 at the DuBois Nursing Home.

 

Born December 8, 1919 in Falls Creek, PA, she was the daughter of the late Louis Frank Slack and Sophia Josephine Miklic.

 

On March 31, 1943, she married Paul Joseph Foradora.  He preceded her in death on August 14, 1974.

 

Jenny was a homemaker.  She enjoyed sewing, reading, baking and gardening.  She also enjoyed visiting with family and friends.

 

She was a member of St. Bernard Roman Catholic Church where she was a member of the Rosary Society.  She was also a member of the American Fraternal Union of Baggaley Lodge #13.

 

Jenny is survived by five children (Lynn Smathers and her husband, Gerald of Franklin, PA; Denise Foradora of Falls Creek, PA; Paul Foradora, Jr. and his wife, Sonya of Cleveland, OH; Mark Foradora of Falls Creek, PA and Bart Foradora and his wife, Nancy of DuBois, PA).  She is also survived by 9 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.

 

In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by five sisters (Sophia Urbank; Mary Kozel; Agnes Slack; Christine Alburg and Annie Slack) and three brothers (Louis Slack; Joe Slack; and Rudolph Slack).

 

Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 4 from 6-8 PM at the Baronick Funeral Home and Crematorium, Inc.

 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, May 5 at 10:00 AM from St. Bernard Roman Catholic Church in Falls Creek, PA. with Fr. Matias M. Quimno as celebrant.

 

Burial will be in St. Catherine’s Cemetery.

 

Memorials may be sent to Wound Warriors Project PO Box 78517 Topeka Kansas 66675-8517 or Gallagher’s Army: Fallen Officer Fund 244 Fifth Ave New York, NY 10001.

 

On-line condolences may be sent to www.baronickfuneralhome.com.

 
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Thomas E. Kline, Age 89 of Reynolds Ave., DuBois, PA , formerly of Somerset, PA, died Monday, May 01, 2017 at Penn Highlands DuBois.
 
Born on March 13, 1928 in Bigler, PA, he was the son of the late Ai & Ruth (Barnett) Kline.  On October 23, 1954 in State College, PA, he married Kathryn A. (Archer) Kline.  She preceded him in death 2008.
 
He was a veteran of the United States Army having served in WWII.
 
In 1980, he retired from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as a Pennsylvania State Trooper after 27 years of service.
 
Tom attended St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church, and was a member of the American Legion in Somerset, & the Fraternal Order of Police.  Tom was an avid golfer and was a member of Scottish Heights Golf Club, Brockport.
 
He is survived by 3 brothers (Clifford Kline of York, PA; Emery Kline of DuBois, PA; & William Kline of Phillipsburg, PA) and 2 sisters (Hilda Shively of DuBois, PA, & Idabelle Kirkwood of Jersey Shore, PA)
 
In addition to his parents & Wife, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Norman, Ernest and Emerson Kline.
 
Visitation will be held on Friday, May 5 from 10:30 - 11:30 AM from the Baronick Funeral Home & Crematorium, Inc.
 
A Funeral service will be held on Friday, May 5 at 11:30 AM from the Baronick Funeral Home, & Crematorium, Inc with Msgr. Richard Siefer officiating. 
 
Burial will be in St. Catherine Cemetery.
 
Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.
 
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