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Posted 10 March 2013 - 10:42 AM

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

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Kenneth H. Larrabee, Jr., age 64, Hemlock Drive, Reynoldsville, PA died Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA.

 

Born March 10, 1953 in Watertown, NY, he was the son of the late Kenneth H. Larrabee, Sr. & Mary (Manchester) Larrabee.

 

On May 23, 1986, he married Barbara J. (Bowers) Larrabee.  She survives.

 

Ken worked at GKN Sintered Metals in DuBois for 25 years.

 

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, reading and was an avid sports fan.

 

Ken is survived by a daughter, Lisa Kuc and her husband, Mike of Camden, NY and a son, Travis Larrabee and his wife, Tami of DuBois, PA, three brothers (Douglas, Arthur and Michael Larrabee), two sisters (Karen Vogel and Linda LaFlamme), and three grandchildren (Tanner and Gavin Kuc and Lilliana Larrabee).

 

He was preceded in death by two brothers (Keith and John Larrabee).

 

Visitation will be held on Friday, March 31, 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, April 1, 2017 at 11 A.M. from the Light and Life Church with Pastor Mark Lutcher officiating.

 

Memorials may be sent to the Gateway Humane Society, 1211 Airport Road, Falls Creek, PA 15840 and/or the Charity of the Donor’s Choice.

 

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

 

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Josephine M. Kosko, age 93, of Maple Avenue in DuBois, PA died Monday, March 27, 2017 at Christ the King Manor.

 

Born March 18, 1924 in DuBois, PA, she was the daughter of the late John & Agnes (Davis) Naslavage.

 

She was married to George P. Kosko.  He preceded her in death on March 18, 1986.

 

Josephine was a homemaker. 

 

She was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church.

 

Josephine is survived by a son, George S. Kosko and his wife, Alison of Richmond, VA and one grandson, George P. Kosko.

 

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Margaret and Helen Naslavage.

 

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 from 6-8 P.M. at the Baronick Funeral Home and Crematorium, Inc.

 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 10 A.M. from St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church with Msgr. Richard Siefer as celebrant.

 

Burial will be in Morningside Cemetery.

 

Memorials may be placed with the American Cancer Society, 320 Bilmar Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15205.

 

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

 

 
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Mary E. Swatsworth, Age 99 of the DuBois-Rockton Road, Rockton, PA died Friday, March24, 2017 at the

DuBois Nursing Home.

 

Born on September 2, 1917 in Clearfield, PA, she was the daughter of the late O. J. & Eva Wrigley Shugarts. 

 

On January 20, 1934, she married John S. Swatsworth.  He preceded her in death on May 19, 1980.

 

Mary was a homemaker and a member of the Gelnette Memorial Church.

 

She is survived by 2 daughters (Linda Mae Gretsinger of Butler, PA, & Mary A. Morgan of Rockton, PA) a son (William Swathworth and his wife Sally of DuBois, PA) 2 sisters (Blanche Barr & Lillian Beveridge) a brother (Ralph Shugarts) 10 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, & 10 great-great grandchildren.

 

She was preceded in death by her daughter (Bette Jean Bainbridge) her grandson (John Morgan), and her granddaughter (Tammy Gretsinger).

 

There will be no public visitation.

 

A Memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 11 a.m. from the Gelnette Memorial Church with Pastor William Davis officiating.

 

Burial will be in the Rockton Cemetery.

 

Memorials may be placed with the DuBois Nursing Home Auxiliary, 212 South Eighth St., DuBois, PA 15801.

 

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

 

The Goble-Baronick funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

 
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Emma P. Licatovich, age 88, Rumbarger Avenue, DuBois, PA died Friday, March 24, 2017 at her home.

 

Born December 24, 1928 in DuBois, PA, she was the daughter of the late Anthony J. and Margaret (Radgekenis) Rasavage.

 

On October 4, 1952 at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, she married Walter Paul Licatovich.  He preceded her in death in 2011.

 

Emma worked as a manager at Record Mart for several years.  She also worked at Homemakers of Clearfield County.

 

Emma was a member of St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church.  She was also a member of the Lithuanian Club Auxiliary and a DuBois Regional Medical Center Hospice Volunteer. She was also a member of the 5th Ward election Board.

 

She is survived by her children:(LeAnn Smith and her husband Howard of Treasure Lake, DuBois, PA; David Licatovich and his wife Janeen of Vancover, WA; Sue Licatovich of Annadale, VA; Brian Licatovich and his companion Gretchen Gray of DuBois, PA; Jane Licatovich of Shillington, PA; and John Licatovich and his wife Kari of Treasure Lake, DuBois, PA), a sister, (Marge Carns) and a brother,(Anthony Rasavage and his wife Irene,), each of DuBois, PA.  She is also survived by six grandchildren (Shayna, Erin, Eric, Jaron, Taryn, Kelsie, & Alyx), 2 great grandchildren, and her long time care taker Beryl Kelly.

 

Friends will be received on Monday, March 27, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. from the Goble Baronick Funeral Home.

 

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, March 27, 2017 at 11 a.m. from St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church with Msgr. Richard Siefer as celebrant.

 

Interment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery.

 

Memorials may be sent to the American Diabetes Association, 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900
Arlington, VA 22202.

 

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

 
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Dorothy Austin Dolby, age 80 of DuBois, PA died Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at the DuBois Nursing Home.
 
Born August 2, 1936 in Zephyrhills, FL, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Esther Austin, the oldest of five siblings.
Graduating from Zephyrhills High School in 1954, she attended Nyack Missionary College (now Nyack College) in Nyack, NY, where she met her future husband, Milford Dolby, originally from DuBois, PA.  He preceded her in death.
 
After marrying her on August 24, 1956, Milford served several pastorates with the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, mainly in western Pennsylvania.  Dorothy found fulfillment as a pastor's wife and mother of four.  She professed faith in Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior at a young age and evidenced a lively and earnest devotion to Him and His Church all her days.
She is survived by four children (Debby Rouzer and her husband, John of Altoona, PA; Becky Curley and her husband, Roy of Rockton, PA; Dwight Dolby and his wife, Marcia of Venice, FL; and John Dolby and his wife, Noel of Tucson, AZ), four younger siblings (Edith McGavern of Zephyrhills, FL; Ada Tonnessen of Lexington, NC; Arthur Austin, III of Salem, OR; and Liz Goetze of Bonney Lake, WA), seventeen grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren.
  
She was preceded in death by her infant granddaughter, Hope Bernadette Dolby.
 
Visitation will be held on Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 10-11 A.M. at the Goble Baronick Funeral Home.
 
A funeral service will be held Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 11 A.M. from the Goble Baronick Funeral Home with her son, Rev. Dwight Dolby officiating.
Interment will be in Morningside Cemetery.
 
Memorials may be sent to the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, Great Commission Fund, 8595 Explorer Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80920 or via https://secure.cmalliance/org/give/
 
On-line condolences may be sent to www.gbfuneralhome.com.
 
 
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Sandra S. Franke, age 82, Franke Road, Grampian, PA died Monday, March 20, 2017 at Christ the King Manor.

 

Born September 21, 1934 in Clearfield, PA, she was the daughter of the late Howard and Mary (Rhinehart) Stewart.

 

On December 12, 1969, she married Herman F. Franke.  He survives.

 

Sandra worked as an insurance agent for her father’s business, formerly the Stewart Agency, early in her career.  Later, she worked for various insurance agencies in PA and OH.

 

She was a member of the Martin Luther Evangelical Lutheran Church and was the first woman member of the Pittsburgh Athletic Association (P.A.A.).  She loved to travel.

 

Sandra is survived by five children:  Gary Franke and his wife, Debra of Cleveland Heights, OH; Kenneth Franke and his wife, Anne of Kutztown, PA; Richard Franke and his wife, Necia of Fort Worth, TX; Patricia O’Donnell and her husband, Larry of Sicklerville, NJ; and Paul Franke and his wife, Mary Jo of Avon Lakes, OH, seven grandchildren, two great grandchildren, a brother, Walter Stewart of Miamisburg, OH; and a sister, Sylvia Kinzler of Chambersburg, OH.

 

She was preceded in death by her brother, William Stewart.

 

Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 23, 2017 from 5-8 P.M. at the Goble Baronick Funeral Home.

 

A funeral service will be held on Friday, March 24, 2017 at 11 A.M. from the Goble Baronick Funeral Home with Pastor Kenneth Zitsch officiating.

 

Burial will be in Chestnut Grove Cemetery.

 

Memorials may be sent to the Salvation Army, 119 South Jared Street, DuBois, PA 15801.

 

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

 
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Timothy A. Robertson, age 66, of DuBois, passed away on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at the DuBois Nursing Home.
 
He was born on May 20, 1950 in Erie, PA a son the late Lawrence O. and Iona P. (Plyler) Robertson.
 
Tim retired from YOUR BUILDING CENTER in DuBois and previous to that worked at Rockwell International.
 
Tim enjoyed going fishing and target shooting.
 
He is survived by a daughter, Debra LeVanway and her husband James of Las Vegas, NV and a son, Roger T. Robertson of Indiana, PA.
 
Three grandchildren survive.
 
Tim is also survived by 2 sisters, Lydia Bort and Nancy Popka; 4 brothers, Buster, George, David and Philip Robertson.
 
In addition to his parents, Tim was preceded in death by a brother, Byron Robertson.
 
There will be no public visitation and services will be held at a later date.
 
Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
 
On-line condolences may be sent to www.gbfuneralhome.com.
 
Goble-Baronick Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of the arrangements.
 
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Julia Valentine, Age 89 of Treasure Lake, DuBois, Pa died Saturday, March 18, 2017 at the DuBois Village.

 

Born on January 10, 1928 in Sykesville, PA, she was the daughter of the late Donato & Helen (Politti) Creola.

 

On July 22, 1950, she married Louis C. Valentine.  He preceded her in death on December 22, 2010.

 

Julia worked at the Holiday Inn and Valentine’s Flaming Hearth for many years.

 

She was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church, was an avid golfer, and was a member of the Treasure Lake Golf Association.  She enjoyed playing cards and Bingo with her friends, but most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family.

 

She is survived by 2 sons (Gary Valentine & his wife Barbara of Patomac, MD, and Kevin Valentine & his wife Cindy of Medina, OH), 5 grandchildren & 2 great grandchildren.

 

She was preceded in death by her 2 grandsons (Nick Valentine & David Oren Ward) and numerous brothers and sisters.

 

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 from 6-8 p.m. from the Goble-Baronick Funeral Home Inc.

 

A scriptural wake service will be prayed Tuesday at 5:45 from the funeral home.

 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 1 p.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 Penn Highlands Hospice, 100 Hospital Ave., DuBois, PA 15801

 

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

 
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Allison "Jack" Kelichner, Jr., Age 81 of Sykes Street Extension, Sykesville, PA, died Monday, March 13, 2017 at Penn Highlands DuBois.
 
Born on July 11, 1935 in DuBois, PA, he was the son of the late Allison J. Kelichner, Sr., & Barbara E. (Shaffer) Kelichner.
 
On August 27, 1955, he married Shirley J. (Jacobs) Kelichner.  She survives.  They were married for 62 years.
 
Jack retired from MIF Inc. in Brockway after 14 years of service.  Previous to that, he worked from Shaw Mack Trucking for over 25 years.
 
He was a member of Holy Trinity Byzantine Catholic Church in Sykesville, where he was a member of the Holy Name Society, and a past trustee.
 
He enjoyed hunting and fishing, and enjoyed reading and watching westerns.
 
He is survived by 2 daughters (Pamela Young & her husband Chuck of Sykesville, PA, and Paula Stine & her husband Patrick of DuBois, PA) 2 grandchildren (Rebecca Bush & Scott Young), and 5 great grandchildren (Kaden & Ryleigh Bush; Maddox & Ciana Young, & Makayla Dyer).  He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.
 
He was preceded in death by his brother (Robert Kelichner)
 
Visitation will be held on Friday, March 17, 2017 from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at the Goble Baronick Funeral Home Inc.
 
A Parastas service will be held on Friday afternoon at 4 p.m. from the funeral home.
 
A Divine Liturgy will be celebrated on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 11 a.m. from Holy Trinity Byzantine Catholic Church with Fr. Vasyl Banyk as celebrant.
 
Burial will follow in Holy Trinity Byzantine Catholic Cemetery.
 
Memorials may be placed with the Gateway Humane Society, 1211 Airport Road, Falls Creek, PA 15840, and/or Christ the King Manor Home Services, 1100 West Long Ave, DuBois, PA 15801.
 
On Line condolences can be made to www.gbfuneralhome.com
 
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George Corle, age 68, Laurel Ridge Road, Rockton, PA died Thursday, March 9, 2017 at his home.

 

Born March 28, 1948 in DuBois, PA, he was the son of the late Gordon Corle and Celia (Harvey) Corle.

 

On June 9, 1973, he married Ida L. (Drum) Corle.  She survives.

 

He retired from Symmco in Sykesville as a machinist after 34 years of service.

 

He loved boating, gardening, camping and redoing his 1973 Opel GT.

 

George is survived by two daughters, Trudy Graham and her husband, Steve of Rockton, PA and Tracy Charles and her boyfriend, Tony DiLullo of Penfield, PA; seven grandchildren (Kayla Keller, Steven Huseby, Alex Huseby; Andrew Corle; Shelby Chattin; Stephanie Graham; and Isaiah Lezama); one great grandchild (Hayden Corle); a brother, Tom Corle and his wife, Sandy of Falls Creek, PA; a sister, Hazel Tilghman and her husband, Tony of Lexington, KY; several nieces and nephews and his loveable “furbabies” Cuddles and Riley.

 

He was preceded in death by his brothers, William Corle and Robert “Red” Corle and a grandson, James Keller.

 

Visitation will be held on Saturday, March 11, 2017 from 2-4 P.M. at the Gelnette Memorial Church.

 

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 4 P.M. from the Gelnette Memorial Church with Pastor Kevin Bockus officiating.

 

Memorials may be sent to the Gelnette Memorial Church, 5990 Home Camp Road, DuBois, PA 15801.

 

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

 

The Goble Baronick Funeral Home is in charge of the funeral arrangements.

 
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James S. "Jamie" Osburn, III, age 61, Stuart Road, Falls Creek, PA died Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at Penn Highlands DuBois.
 
Born June 16, 1955 in DuBois, PA, he was the son of the late Sherman Osburn, Jr. and Margaret S. Osburn.  Mrs. Osburn survives.
 
On October 15, 1977, he married his high school sweetheart, Penny (Frick) Osburn.  They would have celebrated 40 years of marriage this October.
 
He was the owner of Osburn Buick GMC, Inc. in DuBois.
 
Jamie was a member of the DuBois Country Club and the DuBois Y.M.C.A. He enjoyed participating in many sports, but especially loved running and golf.
 
Jamie is survived by two children:  James Sherman Osburn, IV and his wife, Maritza of Michigan and Sarah Ann Lord and her husband, Jason of Georgia, three grandchildren (Elijah and Sofia Osburn and Addison Lord); a sister, Lisa Wyant and her husband, Bill of DuBois, PA, and a brother, Jeffrey S. Osburn and his fiancé, Fran Manners of Punxsutawney, PA.
 
Visitation will be held on Sunday, March 12, 2017 from 1-4 P.M. at the Goble Baronick Funeral Home.
 
A funeral service will be held on Monday, March 13, 2017 at 10 A.M. from St. Bernard's Roman Catholic Church with Fr. Edward Walk officiating.
 
Memorials may be sent to the DuBois Area Y.M.C.A., 25 Parkway Drive, DuBois, PA and or the charity of the donor's choice in the DuBois area.
 
On-line condolences may be sent to www.gbfuneralhome.com.

 

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Ruth Ann (McNeely) Shenkle, Age 79 of West Long Ave., DuBois, Pa died Thursday, March 09, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family.

 

She was born on November 27, 1937 in Pittsburgh, PA, the daughter of the late John C. and Dorothy (Schleiden) McNeely.

 

On November 5, 1955, she married Frederick R. Shenkle.  He survives.

 

Ruth retired from the Dietary Department of the DuBois Regional Medical Center after 24 years of service.

 

Ruth was a member of the First Baptist Church in DuBois, PA, where she was a member of the Women’s Bible Study and the Mary and Martha Missionary Society.  She was a leader in the AWANA Clubs Children’s Program at First Baptist Church for 17 years and was active in the church prayer chain.

 

Ruth enjoyed reading, watching Jeopardy and loved her dogs.  Her favorite thing to do was spend time with family and friends.  She enjoyed having lunch with her sisters in law.

 

Ruth is survived by her children:  Karen Lucas and her husband, John of DuBois, PA; Matthew “Chip” Shenkle and his wife, Brenda of Reynoldsville, PA; Mark Shenkle of DuBois, PA; Andrew Shenkle and his wife, Julie of DuBois, PA and Stephen Shenkle and his wife, Samantha of Indiana, PA; her brother, George McNeely and his wife, Bernice of Dallas, TX, ten grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

 

She was preceded in death by an infant son, Frederick “Freddie” Shenkle, Jr. and a brother, John E. McNeely.

 

Visitation will be held on Monday, March 13, 2017 from 4-7 P.M. at the Goble Baronick Funeral Home and on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 from 1-2 P.M. at the First Baptist Church.

 

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 2 P.M. from the First Baptist Church with Pastor Mark Montgomery officiating.

 

Burial will be in Rockton Cemetery.

 

Memorials may be sent to the DuBois Christian Schools, 197 Eastern Avenue, DuBois, PA 15801.

 

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

 

 
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Anthony Rokosky, age 84, Taylor Avenue, Falls Creek, PA died Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at his daughter’s home.

 

Born March 9, 1932 in DuBois, PA, he was the son of the late Anthony & Mary (Stradofsky) Rokosky.

 

Anthony was a veteran of the United States Army having served during the Korean War.

 

On March 26, 1960, he married Katherine (Moore) Rokosky.  She preceded him in death on October 2, 1996.

 

He retired from Brockway Glass, previous to that, he worked at Jackson China for over 35 years.

 

He was a member of St. Bernard Roman Catholic Church.  He was also a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie #965 in Falls Creek and the George D. Montgomery American Legion Post 17.  He was an avid hunter and fisherman.

 

Anthony is survived by four children:  David Coder; Gregory Rokosky; Diana Peck and her partner Randy Kengersky and Denise Rokosky and her partner, Eugene Rimer, all of Falls Creek, PA, four grandchildren, Kristy Baughman and her husband, Sam; Cassandra Pisoni and her husband, Kevin; Emily Meyers and her husband, Mitchell; and Jacob Peck and his wife, Brenna.  He also is survived by two great grandchildren, Tyler and Madison Baughman.

 

Anthony was preceded in death by his son, Donald Rokosky and a sister, Jean Stankweicz.

 

Visitation will be held on Friday, March 10, 2017 from 2-4 P.M. and 6-8 P.M. at the Goble Baronick Funeral Home.

 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 10 A.M. from St. Bernard Roman Catholic Church with Fr. Edward Walk as celebrant.

 

Full military honors will be accorded by the members of the DuBois Area Honor Guard from the church.

 

Burial will be in Morningside Cemetery.

 

Memorials may be sent to DuBois Central Catholic School, P.O. Box 567, DuBois, PA 15801 and/or Gateway Humane Society, 1211 Airport Road, Falls Creek, PA 15840.

 

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

 

 

 
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Lois J. Stockdale, age 80, Smithtown Road, Falls Creek, PA died Monday, March 6, 2017 at her home.

 

Born June 6, 1936 in Washington Township, Jefferson County, PA, she was the daughter of the late Floyd Burley, Sr. and Hattie (Cribbs) Burley.

 

On August 25, 1956, she married John M. Stockdale, Sr.  He preceded her in death on December 24, 2009.

 

Lois retired from the Sandy Plaza Bi-Lo in the bakery after many years of service.  Previous to that, she had worked at the Jackson China Co. in Falls Creek for over 20 years.

 

Lois was a member of Smithtown Community Church where she served as treasurer for many years.  She loved to go for rides with her dogs, and enjoyed watching the Pittsburgh Pirates and Steelers and Penn State Football.

 

Lois is survived by three children:  Vicki L. Stockdale, Donna J. Stockdale and John M. Stockdale, Jr., all of Falls Creek, PA and two brothers, Floyd Burley, Jr. and his wife, Vivian of Falls Creek, PA and Harold Burley and his wife, Patsy of DuBois, PA.

 

She was preceded in death by two sisters (Rosa McConnell and Mary Bish) and two infant brothers.

 

Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 9, 2017 from 5-8 P.M. at the Goble Baronick Funeral Home.

 

A funeral service will be held on Friday, March 10, 2017 at 11 A.M. from Smithtown Community Church with Pastor Harold Hills officiating.

 

Burial will be in Morningside Cemetery.

 

Memorials may be sent to the Smithtown Community Church, P.O. Box 646, Falls Creek, PA 15840.

 

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

 
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Thomas G. Breznay, Jr., age 78, Treasure Lake, DuBois, PA died Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Penn Highlands DuBois following a brief illness.

 

Born August 29, 1938 in Ashley, PA, he was the son of the late Thomas G. Breznay, Sr. and Ann D. (Golias) Breznay.

 

Tom was a graduate of Hanover Township High School Class of 1956.

 

A veteran of the United States Navy having served on the U.S.S. Boston in Norfolk, VA then Iceland.

 

In 1966, he married Marie (Adamcheski) Breznay.  They have been married 50 years. 

 

Tom retired from Exxon Mobil Oil Company in Paulsboro, NJ after 25 years of service as terminal supervisor.  After his retirement, he drove for Enterprise Rent a Car and Clepper School Bus Company.

 

He was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church where he had served on parish council.  He was an officer in the Holy Family, Inc. Prayer Group in St. Marys, PA.  Tom could be found weekly at church for Adoration and the rosary.  He prayed the rosary every day during Mother Angelica’s television broadcast and had a special devotion to the Blessed Mother.

 

Tom is survived by a son, Bernard Breznay and his wife, Donna of Duryea, PA, two sisters (Kathy Lawmeyer and her husband, Michael of Bradenton, FL and Mary Jo Brody of Dallas, PA), two grandchildren (Michael ad Corissa Breznay) and two great grandchildren.

 

He was preceded in death by a sister, Ruth Ann Farris.

 

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 from 2-4 and 6-8 P.M. at the Goble Baronick Funeral Home.

 

The rosary will be prayed Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 P.M. from the funeral home.

 

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

 

Burial will be in St. Catherine’s Cemetery where full military honors will be accorded by the members of the DuBois Area Honor Guard.

 

Memorials may be sent to St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church, 116 South State Street, DuBois, PA 15801 and/or the Holy Family, Inc., P.O. Box 442, St. Marys, PA 15857.

 

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

 

 
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Patrick John "P.J." Hanlon, age 85, of Wayne Road in DuBois, PA, died peacefully at his home on Thursday, March 2, 2017.
 
Born March 5, 1931 in Altoona, PA, he was the son of the late Leo and Mary (Heindel) Hanlon.
 
He graduated from Bishop Guilfoyle High School in Altoona.  A veteran of the United States Army during the Korean War Conflict, he was honorably discharged as a sergeant from the Engineering Center of Fort Belvoir, MD.
 
Pat married Marie A. (Bertocchi) Hanlon on August 21, 1954 in Gallitzin, PA.  She survives.
 
Pat attended Pennsylvania State University and was employed by IBM Corporation as a Field Engineer for 39 years.
 
He was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church, where he was very active in church affairs.  He was a 3rd degree member of the Knights of Columbus and a member of the George D. Montgomery American Legion Post #17.
 
Pat is survived by six children:  Kim Hanlon of Johnstown, PA; Timothy Hanlon and his wife, Elona of Harrisburg, PA; Jeffrey Hanlon and his wife, Jennifer of Atlanta, GA; Tricia Mower and her husband, Clifton of Eldersburg, MD; Marc Hanlon of DuBois, PA; and Christopher Hanlon and his fiancé, Sarah of DuBois, PA and nine beloved grandchildren.
 
He was preceded in death by three brothers Robert, James and Richard Hanlon and a sister, Mary Jo Mallow.
 
There will be no visitation.
 
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Monday, March 6, 2017 at 10 A.M. from St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church with Msgr. Richard Siefer as celebrant.
 
Interment will be in St. Catherine's Cemetery.
 
Although flowers are appreciated, the family requests memorials be placed with Penn Highlands Home Health and Hospice in honor of their wonderful care for Pat.
 
On-line condolences may be sent to www.gbfuneralhome.com.
 
The Goble Baronick Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of the funeral arrangements.
 
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