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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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Albert  C. "Chuck" Huddy, age 66, Treasure Lake, DuBois, PA died Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at Penn Highlands Hospital,  DuBois, PA.
 
Born June 26, 1948 in Sharon, PA, he was the son of the late Richard C. & Catherine Huddy.
 
He is survived by his wife of 43 years Mary Jean.
 
He is also survived by a sister, Sharon R. Harvey of Canton, OH, a brother, Rexford M. Huddy of Brunswick, GA, two brother/sister- in- laws, Barb and Gary Spiegel, DuBois, PA and John and Elaine Hosick, Jackson, TN, and 12 nieces and nephews and 23 great nieces and nephews.
 
Chuck retired as a Command Sergeant Major in the United States Army having served his country for 27 years.  He then worked for 10 years as a civilian for the Department of the Army as Chief Plans and Operations Officer at Ft. Belvoir, VA.  He was a veteran of the Vietnam War and awarded 3 Purple Hearts, a Bronze Star for combat action in hostile territory in South Vietnam and was awarded the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Identification Badge # 219.  He was a Sergeant Major with the 3rd Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) and his last duty assignment was as Installation Command Sergeant Major of Ft. Myer, VA.
 
Chuck was a member of St. Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church.  He served as a board member of Treasure Lake Property Owners Association, was a member of the Treasure Lake Men's Golf League and the Treasure Lake Sportsman Club.   He was also a member of the Goshen Hunting Club and Chief Chef.
A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 10 A.M. at St. Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church with Fr. Daniel Kresinski as celebrant.
 
Full military honors will be accorded from the church by the members of the DuBois Area Honor Guard.
 
Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery, date to be determined.
 
Memorials may be sent to Hahne Cancer Center and/or Oncology Hematology, both at 100 Hospital Avenue, DuBois, PA 15801.
 
On-line condolences may be sent to www.gbfuneralhome.com.
 
The Goble Baronick Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
 
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Leon Thomas Goodford, age 76, Palo Drive, Garner, NC, formerly of DuBois, PA died Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at his home in Garner, North Carolina.
 
Born February 14, 1939 in Buffalo, NY, he was the son of the late Leon W. and Josephine (Spinda) Goodford.
 
He was a veteran of the United States Air Force.
 
On April 28, 1962, he married Carol L. Burrs.  She survives.
 
After 30 years of service, he retired as a welder for General Motors in Rochester, NY.
 
He enjoyed hunting, fishing and woodworking.  
Three children and one granddaughter survive Leon:  a dear daughter and son-in-law Karen L. and Vincent Wright of Raleigh, NC, a wonderful granddaughter, Kaleigh L. Goodford of Ashville, NC, sons, Thomas M. Goodford (Lori) of Rochester, NY, and Mark W. Goodford (Lisa) of Luthersburg, PA , also a brother, James A. Goodford of DuBois ,PA.
 
There will be no public visitation.
 
A memorial mass will be celebrated on Saturday, May 30th at 10:00 AM from St. Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church with Fr. Daniel Kresinski as celebrant.
 
Burial will be in St. Michael's Cemetery in DuBois PA.
 
Memorials may be sent to St. Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church 25 Robinson St 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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Mary Ellen Swanson, age 82, of Bethel Park, PA, formerly of West Garfield Avenue, DuBois, PA died Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at her home.
 
Born December 10, 1932 in Falls Creek, PA, she was the daughter of the late James and Ellen (Carlson) Allshouse.
 
On June 5, 1954 in Falls Creek, PA, she married Lawrence E. Swanson.  He preceded her in death in 2010.
 
In 1993, after 22 ½ years of service, she retired from Bell of Pennsylvania as a clerk.
 
She was a member of Christ Lutheran Church, a past member of the Order of the Eastern Star, the White Shrine, and the International Order of Rainbow for Girls. She was a member of the Telephone Pioneers Advisory Board, and enjoyed reading, spending time with her family, playing cards, and doing activities with her friends
Mary Ellen is survived by her children: Lee Ann Swanson, MD of Peters Township, PA; Penny Truesdale and her husband, Tom of DuBois, PA and D. Scott Swanson and his wife, Sandy of Fairbanks, AL, a sister, Nancy Griffin of Lakewood, CO and ten grandchildren.
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he was preceded in death by her daughter (Wendy Sayers)
 
There will be no public visitation.
 
A memorial service will be held on Friday, June 5, 2015 at 11 a.m. from the chapel at Morningside Cemetery 
 
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.gbfuneralhome.com.
 
The Goble Baronick Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
 
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Harry Yohe, age 74, of Grant Street in Reynoldsville, PA died Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at his residence.
 
Born December 19, 1940 in Big Run, PA, he was the son of the late Velma Yohe.
 
Harry was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps having served as a Lance Corporal during the Vietnam War.
 
On July 13, 1959, he married Grace (Haag) Yohe.  She survives.
 
He retired from Preston Trucking after its closing in 2000.  He then worked part-time driving for Ross Mould.  
He was a proud member of the Teamsters and a life member of the National Rifle Association.  He was also a member of the American Legion Post #945 in Reynoldsville.  He loved the outdoors and was an avid hunter.  He loved family get togethers and spending time at camp, and he enjoyed spending time with his friends at J&M Auto Service and R.C. Transport Services, Inc.
 
Harry is survived by 3 daughters, Tina Craft, Lynda Cappetta and her husband, Mike and Tammy Onoratti and her husband, Joe, all of Brockway, PA, 5 grandchildren (Ken & Justin Craft; Brianna Yohe and her fiancé, Keith Bartlett; Joey & Julianne Onoratti) all of Brockway, PA; three great grandchildren (Tehya Feely, Teagan Bartlett and Addy Craft); a sister in law, Mary Salada and her husband, Ed, a brother in law, Harry Haag and his companion Anna Gilbert, numerous nieces and nephews and his beloved dog, Sassy.
 
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Bert Yohe, who raised him and his brother, Harry Shepler, Jr.
 
A private viewing and funeral service will be held from the Goble Baronick Funeral Home.
 
Memorials may be sent to a local charity of the donor's choice.
 
On-line condolences may be sent to www.gbfuneralhome.com.
 
The Goble Baronick Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
 
 
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Anna Mae Bell, Age 70 of East Weber Ave., DuBois, PA died Saturday, May 16, 2015 at her home.
 
Born on December 18, 1944 in Luthersburg, PA, she was the daughter of the late Albert & Adda (Thomas) Galentine.
 
She was a homemaker & made her home with Lawrence "Buck" Yusnukis for 28 years.
 
She is survived by 5 children (Rodger Callender of Brockport, PA; Christine Callender, Deminica "Dee" Callender, & Ford "Owen" Bell, all of DuBois, PA; and Kizzy Bell of Big Run, PA) 2 sisters (Belva Gregory of Grampian, & Rosemary Morris of DuBois, Pa) a brother (Earl Galentine of Reynoldsville, Pa) 11 grandchildren & 6 great grandchildren.
 
She was preceded in death by her daughter (Mary J. Callender), granddaughter (Tabitha Pierce) 4 brothers & 1 sister.
 
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Goble-Baronick Funeral Home.
 
Funeral Service will be private.  The Goble-Baronick Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 
Online condolences may be made to www.gbfuneralhome.com
 
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Robert L. Womeldorf, Age 83 of Treasure Lake, DuBois, Pa died Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at the university of Pittsburgh Medical Center Presbyterian in Pittsburgh, PA.
 
Born on July 1, 1931 in Porter Township, Clarion County, he was the son of the late Darl & Irene (Gruber) Womeldorf.
 
On September 22, 1951, he married Delores J. Hershberger Womeldorf.  She preceded him in death on October 6, 2005.
 
He was a veteran of the United States Navy having served during the Korean War.
 
He was the 3rd generation owner of Womeldorf Incorporated, and he, along with his wife was the owners of Womeldorf Equipment Company.
 
Robert was a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University and enjoyed following the Penn state Nittany Lions and was a big supporter pf Penn state Public Broadcasting.  He was a member of the Lewistown Rotary Club and was a Free & Accepted Mason in the Valley of Harrisburg Consistory. Bob especially loved to watch the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Pittsburgh Steelers.
 
He is survived by 3 children (Linda Crandall, Keith Womeldorf & his wife Jane, and Robyn Womeldorf, all of DuBois, PA) 5 grandchildren (Brian & Jason Crandall; Kristyn & Kacey Womeldorf; and Seth Womeldorf) and 2 great grandchildren (Hannah & Olivia Crandall).
 
He was preceded in death by his son, Robert Womeldorf.
 
There will be no public visitation.
 
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 11 a.m. from the Goble-Baronick Funeral Home Inc. with Pastor Charlene Lauver officiating.
 
Burial will follow in New Bethlehem Cemetery.
 
Memorials may be placed with the charity of the donor's choice.
 
Online condolences can be made to www.gbfuneralhome.com
 
The Goble-Baronick funeral home is in charge of arrangements. 
 
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Corporal Cameron Jared "Cam" Kelly, age 23, of Savannah, GA was called home on Thursday, May 7, 2015, in Savannah, Georgia as a result of injuries sustained from a motor vehicle accident.
 
Born in Clearfield Pennsylvania on December 25, 1991, he was the son of Joseph Patrick Kelly and Lisa Kaye Crownover Kelly.
 
Cameron was a 2010 graduate of the DuBois Area High School where he lettered in football and track.  He was a Special Olympics volunteer while in high school.  After graduation, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps serving in Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.  He was honorably discharged from the service in June of 2014.
 
He was currently employed at Dorsey Tire and recently graduated from Southeast Lineman Training Center on April 15, 2015. Cameron loved the outdoors, especially hunting, fishing and riding on any dirt road he could find.  
 
In addition to his parents, Cameron is survived by his brother, Joseph Patrick Kelly, Jr., his wife, Shannon, and their son Joseph Scott Kelly of Clearfield, Pennsylvania; his paternal grandparents, Thomas and Sue Kelly of Savannah, GA and Janet and Jack Quinn of Central City Pennsylvania; and several aunts and uncles.
 
Cameron was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Stanley and Thelda Crownover.
 
Friends will be received on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 from 3 to 7 p.m. from the Goble-Baronick Funeral Home.
 
Due to Cam's love of the outdoors, a memorial service will be held on Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 11 a.m. from the Edward V. Cherry Amphitheatre in the DuBois City Park with Pastor Terry Felt officiating.  Seating will be provided; however, you may bring your own seating if you wish.
 
Full military honors will be accorded by the members of the DuBois Area Honor Guard in the city park.
 
Although flowers are appreciated, the family requests that donations be made to Wounded Warrior Project - Post Office Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517
 
Online condolences may be made to www.gbfuneralhome.com
 
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Nila Lee Minns Waddell, age 77, Airport Road, Falls Creek, PA died Thursday, May 7, 2015 at Penn Highlands DuBois.
 
Born January 3, 1938 in DuBois, PA, she was the daughter of the late LeRoy and Kathleen E. (Michaels) Minns.
 
She was a 1956 graduate of DuBois Area High School and attended the Art Institute of Pittsburgh.
 
On July 3, 1980, she married Joseph P. Waddell.  He preceded her in death.
 
She was an artist, and a member of Church of Our Savior.
 
She is survived by numerous cousins.
 
Visitation will be held on Monday, May 11, 2015 from 10-11 A.M. from the Goble Baronick Funeral Home.
 
A funeral service will be held on Monday, May 11, 2015 at 11 A.M. from the funeral home with Fr. Bob McKay 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.gbfuneralhome.com.
 
 
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James Edward Walker, Sr., age 80, South Church Street, DuBois, PA died Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at Christ the King Manor.
 
He was born June 13, 1934 in Pittsburgh, PA.  He was the son of the late Robert and Helen (Wisecarver) Walker.
 
He was a veteran of the United States Army having served during the Korean War.
 
On April 13, 1957, he married Donna J. (Jackson) Walker.  She preceded him in death on March 19, 2009.
 
He retired as the branch manager of the Highway Equipment, starting in Pittsburgh, then moving to DuBois in 1958.  He, along with his wife and son, was the owner of the House of Gifts in the DuBois Mall, Punxsutawney, and Brookville.  He then, along with his son, owned and operated Scotty's Donuts in Punxsutawney and South Brady Street in DuBois.
 
Jim was a member of the First United Presbyterian Church where he had served as deacon, elder and treasurer.  He was selected "Boss of the Year" in 1976 by the DuBois Chapter of the National Secretaries Association.  He was a member and past treasurer of the DuBois Rotary Club.  He was a past member and secretary of the DuBois Jaycees and a past member of Christ the King Manor Board of Directors.  He was a volunteer for Meals On Wheels and the DuBois Regional Medical Center.
 
He is survived by four children:  James E. Walker, Jr. of Pittsburgh, PA, R. Scott Walker and his wife, Pamela Sue of DuBois, PA, Patricia J. Ross of Harrisburg, PA and Jennifer L. McFadden and her husband, William of DuBois, PA, five grandchildren (Devon and Daron Walker; and Ellie, Leah and Evan McFadden).  He is also survived by a sister, Bevery Oertel of Pittsburgh, PA.
 
Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 7, 2015 from 3-7 P.M. at the Goble Baronick Funeral Home.
 
A funeral service will be held on Friday, May 8, 2015 at 10 A.M. from the First United Presbyterian Church in DuBois with Pastor Sarah Ott officiating.
 
Burial will be in Morningside Cemetery where full military honors will be accorded by the members of the DuBois Area Honor Guard.
 
Memorials may be sent to the First United Presbyterian Church, 43 West Scribner Avenue, DuBois, PA 15801.
 
On-line condolences may be sent to www.gbfuneralhome.com.
 
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Marian B. “Molly” Milliron Sprague, Age 80 of South Eight St., DuBois, Pa died Monday, May 4, 2015 at Penn Highlands DuBois.
 
Born on August 1, 1934 in DuBois, PA she was the daughter of the late Luther & Arlene (Fisher) Milliron.
 
Molly was a 1952 graduate of the DuBois Area High School.  She retired from Rockwell International Manufacturing/Equimeter in 2000 after 15 years of service.  She was also the former owner and operator of the Rockdale Ranch in Beechwoods.
 
Molly was a member of the Episcopal Church of Our Savior where she was a member of the Episcopal Church Women.  She was past matron of the Order of the Eastern Star and a past den mother for the Falls Creek Cub Scout Pack.  She also enjoyed bowling, hunting, & fishing and loved to roller skate.
 
She is survived by 2 children (William Sprague & his wife Karen, and Patti Allen & her husband Terry, both of Falls Creek, PA) 3 grandchildren (Kenneth & Jeffrey Sprague, and Nichole Sharer) 3 great grandchildren, sisters in law (Helen & Patsy Milliron), and numerous nieces and nephews.  She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. 
She was preceded in death by her son (Robert Allen Sprague) 3 sisters (Mary Beth Monroe, Frances Liner, & Dorothy Dungey) and 3 brothers (Wesley “Bud”, L. James, & Frederick Milliron), 1 niece , and 1 nephew.
 
Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 7, 2015 from 2-4 &6-8 p.m. at the Goble Baronick Funeral Home.
 
A funeral service will be held on Friday, May 8, 2015 at 11 a.m. from the Church of Our Savior with the Reverend Melinda Hall officiating. 
 
Burial will be in Morningside Cemetery.
 
Memorials may be sent to the DuBois Public Library, 31 South Brady St., and/or the Church of Our Savior, P.O. Box 503, both in DuBois, PA 15801
 
On-line condolences may be sent to www.gbfuneralhome.com.
 
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Richard J. Lange, age 73, Treasure Lake, DuBois, PA died Saturday, May 2, 2015 in Penfield, PA.
 
Born July 11, 1941 in Newark, NJ, he was the son of the late Julius and Erma (Kovacs) Lange.
 
On November 9, 1963 in Morristown, NJ, he married Barbara Kruse.  She survives.
 
Richard was the owner-operator of the Mister Donut Franchise in DuBois and Clearfield, PA.
 
He was a member of the National Rifle Association, American Bow Hunters Association, and a past member of the National Wild Turkey Federation.
 
He is survived by a daughter, Stacey Kirk and her husband, Robert and a son, Mark Lange and his wife, Sandra, both of DuBois, PA, two sisters, Diana Lance of Jupiter, FL and Barbara Brizell of Fort Mills, SC, five grandchildren (Justin Lange and his fiancé Tanya, Aaron and Alysha Lange, Elias and Adam Kirk), and one great grandchild (Paityn Lange).
 
He was preceded in death by an infant son, Daryl Hunter Lange.
 
There will be no visitation.
 
A memorial service will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family.
 
Memorials may be sent to the American Heart Association, 832 Filmore Avenue, Erie, PA 16505.
 
On-line condolences may be sent to www.gbfuneralhome.com.
 
The Goble Baronick Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
 
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Dr. Jacqueline L. Schoch, 85, DuBois PA, a lifelong educator and person who believed in service to her community, passed away Friday, May 1, 2015 at her home. 
 
Born in DuBois on July 17, 1929, she was the daughter of Horace G. Schoch and Cora E. Wineberg.
 
Born and raised in DuBois, Schoch was a graduate of the DuBois High School. She earned her bachelor's degree in health, physical education, and recreation from Penn State, then followed with graduate degrees in counselor education and psychology. She earned a certificate from the Harvard University Institute for Educational Management in 1979. 
 
Dr. Schoch's 20-years of service as an employee of Penn State culminated with her retirement as campus executive officer at Penn State DuBois in (1990). Before that, she was associate director of academic affairs at the campus. Prior to joining the staff at the campus in 1970 as assistant director of resident instruction, Schoch had served as director of instruction, director of guidance, guidance counselor, dean of girls, and as a history and girls' physical education teach for the DuBois Area School District. She also taught girls' phys-ed for the Ford City Area Schools. 
 
Dr. Schoch was a member of the St. Peter's United Church of Christ and a life member of the Penn State Alumni Association, the National Education Association, and the Girl Scouts of America. She was a charter member of the DuBois Area Historical Society. Schoch also served on the board of directors of the DuBois Senior Center and the board of directors of the DuBois School District Alumni Association. 
 
Her service to the community was well documented. Dr. Schoch was a member of the board of directors of the Keystone Tall Tree Girl Scout Council, a director and campaign co-chair for the DuBois Area United Way, and a member of the Maple Avenue Hospital board of directors. She served as vice president for the Clearfield County Area Agency on Aging, as chairperson of the Pennsylvania Electric Company Consumer Advisory Committee, and as scholarship chairperson for the Rotary Club of DuBois. She was treasurer for the DuBois Educational Foundation, a member of fourteen different committees for the Faculty Senate of Penn State, a member of the Middle States Evaluation and Accreditation Teams for both secondary and post-secondary institutions and a member of the consistory and an elder for St. Peter's United Church of Christ. 
 
Her honors and awards reflected her dedication to the community. She received the Woman of Honor Award from the Keystone Tall Tree Girls Scout Council, the Citizen of the Year Award from the DuBois Area Jaycees, and the Wilkinson Award for Administrative Excellence from Penn State. Dr. Schoch was named Boss of the Year by the International Secretaries Association, was the first recipient of the Athena Award presented by the DuBois Area Chamber of Commerce. She was chosen for membership in seven honorary societies and was presented the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Penn State DuBois Alumni Society. She was the first woman inducted into membership in the Rotary Club of DuBois and later served as president of that organization and became a Paul Harris Fellow in Rotary as well. 
 
Dr. Schoch is survived by three sisters, Shirley Frattali, Marilyn Dietz, and Virginia Dietch, all of DuBois, and by numerous nieces and nephews. 
 
There will be no visitation. A memorial service will be announced at a later date. The family suggests that memorial donations be made to the Jacqueline L. Schoch Scholarship Endowment for Education Majors at the DuBois Campus of the Pennsylvania State University. 
 
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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Frances M. "Chickie" Cherban Nairn, age 81, Shaffer Avenue, DuBois, PA died Thursday, April 30, 2015 at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, PA.
 
Born December 18, 1933 in Wishaw, PA, she was the daughter of James & Jean (Murone) Torrell.
 
Chickie was the Pennsylvania Academy of Cosmetology Director for 12 years.  She retired in 1998.  She then worked part time at the Clearfield Beauty Academy for 7 years.  She was also the Marketing Director at the Maple Avenue Hospital from 1979-1985. She was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church.  She loved to cook and spend time with her family and myriad of friends.
 
Chickie is survived by her children:  Glenda Stewart of Frederick, MD, Glenn Stewart and his wife, Debbie of Fort Myers, FL and Gregg Stewart and his wife, Cindy of Leesburg, VA, a brother, James Torrell and his wife, Diane of Atlanta, GA, a sister, Donna Skehan and her husband, Mike of DuBois, PA, 5 grandchildren (Chad, Casey, Ashton, Alexis, and Olyvia) and 2 great grandchildren
 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Martin "Toppy" Nairn on December 2, 2014 and her sister, Shirley Humphrey.
 
Visitation will be held on Monday, May 4, 2015 from 3-7 P.M. at the Goble Baronick Funeral Home.
 
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at 10 A.M. from St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church with Msgr. Richard Siefer and Fr. Mosimann, 
 
Pastor, St. John The Apostle, Leesburg, VA, as concelebrants.
 
Burial will be in St. Marys Cemetery in Reynoldsville.
 
Memorials may be sent to the Christ the King Manor, 1100 West Long Avenue, DuBois, PA 15801 and/or St. Catherine's Church, 116 South State Street, DuBois, PA 15801.
 
On-line condolences may be sent to www.gbfuneralhome.com.
 
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Don M. Barr, age 62, Leonard Street, Clearfield, PA died Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at the Mountain Laurel Nursing Center and Rehabilitation.

 

Born October 6, 1953 in DuBois, PA, he was the son of the late Herbert and Josephine A. (Malewicz) Barr.

 

As a young man, he worked for a drilling company. 

 

He enjoyed hunting and fishing.

 

Don is survived by his siblings, Shirley “Diane” White and her husband, Randy of Lewis Run, PA, Debra Thomas and her husband, David of Mohnton, PA, and Herbert Barr and his wife, Nancy of DuBois, PA, and several nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews.

 

There will be a private family viewing and funeral service.

 

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.gbfuneralhome.com.

 

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

 
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Harry E Dias, 78, of South Eighth Street, DuBois, PA, died Friday, April 10, 2015 at the DuBois Nursing Home.  
 
Harry was born in Robinson Township and was the son of Loren and Lula Dias and resided in the DuBois area. He had two siblings, "Toots" and Ellen.
 
During his life, Harry was a farmer having grown up on the family farm.  He also attended the DuBois First United Methodist Church for a time. Harry was clearly passionate about music and his faith.
 
During his time at the DuBois Nursing Home, Harry was an avid participant in the musical activities, church events and bingo. He played in the bell choir and loved singing hymns. Harry always added his beautiful, passionate singing voice to musical events. He said that during his life he was a member of church choirs.  He always liked attending bingo, bible studies and always attended the patriotic events such as Memorial Day and Veterans Day.
 
His cheerful and friendly personality will be sorely missed by those who knew him. A memorial service will be held for Harry in early May 2015. Contact the DuBois Nursing Home for more details at 375-9100.
 
The Goble Baronick Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
 
On-line condolences may be sent to www.gbfuneralhome.com.
 
 
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Mark E. Rosman, age 55, Weedville, PA died Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at Penn Highlands Elk.
 
Born October 13, 1959 in DuBois, PA, he was the son of the late Wassil Rosman, Sr. and Patricia Lou (Pedace) Rosman.
 
On October 19, 1991, he married, Nancy M. (Bricen) Rosman.  She survives.
 
He was an electrican with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 5 in Pittsburgh.
 
Mark was an avid golfer and enjoyed fishing and hunting.  Most of all, he loved to be with his daughter, Mary.
 
He is survived by his daughter, Mary E. Rosman of Weedville, PA, and his siblings, Ann M. Peel and her husband, Charles of Vandergrift, PA, Wassil Rosman, Jr. of Deatsville, AL, Robert P. Rosman and his wife, Deborah of Sykesville, PA and Michele L. Mowrey and her husband, Don of Reynoldsville, PA.  He is also survived by his uncle and Godfather, Joseph Rosman of Sykesville, PA.
 
Visitation will be held on Friday, April 24, 2015 from 5-8 P.M. at the Goble Baronick Funeral Home.
 
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 11 A.M. from the Goble Baronick Funeral Home with Fr. Mark Meholick officiating.
 
Burial will be in St. Boniface Cemetery, Kersey, PA.
 
Memorials may be sent to PA Wildlife Habitat Unlimited, P.O. Box 851, DuBois, PA 15801
 
On-line condolences may be sent to www.gbfuneralhome.com.
 
 
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Lorraine G. Siders, age 68, South Eighth Street, DuBois, PA died Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at the DuBois Nursing Home.
 
Born August 15, 1946 in Ridgway, PA, she was the daughter of the late Budd and Beatrice (Hill) Siders.
 
She enjoyed crafts, sewing and bowling.
 
Lorraine is survived by her brother, Budd Siders and his wife, Stacey of DuBois, PA, her niece, Erin Siders, and numerous cousins.
 
Visitation will be held on Friday, April 24, 2015 from 12-1 P.M. at the Goble Baronick Funeral Home.
 
A funeral service will be held on Friday afternoon at 1 P.M. from the funeral home with Pastor Terry Felt officiating.
 
Burial will be in Morningside Cemetery.
 
Memorials may be sent to the DuBois Nursing Home, 282 South Eighth Street, DuBois, PA 15801.
 
On-line condolences may be sent to www.gbfuneralhome.com.
 
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John A. "Jack" Knaresboro, age 86, of Treasure Lake, DuBois, PA died Monday, April 20, 2015 at Penn Highlands DuBois.
 
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Born October 16, 1928 in Braddock, PA, he was the son of the late Frank & Margaret (Brennan) Knaresboro.
 
He was a veteran of the United States Navy and served as a pilot during the Korean War.
 
On June 9, 1956, he married Lois Y. (Adams) Knaresboro.  She survives.
 
He was a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University.
 
After 30 years of service, Jack retired from Bell Telephone as a marketing specialist manager.
 
Jack was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church.  He also was a member of the Treasure Lake Lions Club, the Ancient Order of Hiberians, the Wilkensburg Elks Club, the George D. Montgomery American Legion Post 17, and the Bell Telephone Pioneers.  He was a past member of the Olympic Athletic Club.
 
He is survived by a son, Gary A. Knaresboro, Esq. and his wife, Terrie of DuBois, PA, three grandchildren, (Ken Radzieta, Kristi Radzieta-Long and Matt DuFour), and four great grandchildren (Anna and Alex Long and Jarrett and Kaydence DuFour).
 
He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.  He was preceded in death by eight brothers and sisters (Helen, Nick, Frank, Robert, James, Virgil, Anita and Donald).
 
Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 23, 2015 from 2-4 P.M. and 6-8 P.M. at the Goble Baronick Funeral Home.
 
A Scriptural Wake Service will be held on Thursday afternoon at 1:30 P.M. from the funeral home, and the Treasure Lake Lions Club will have a service at 3:30 P.M. on Thursday afternoon.
 
A military ritual will be conducted by the member of the DuBois Area Honor Guard on Friday, April 24, 2015 at 9:15 A.M. from the funeral home.
 
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, April 24, 2015 at 10 A.M. from St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church with Msgr. Richard Siefer as celebrant.
 
Burial will follow in St. Catherine's Cemetery where full military honors will be accorded.
 
Memorials may be sent to St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church, 116 South State Street, DuBois, PA 15801 and/or Christ the King Manor, 1100 West Long Avenue, DuBois, PA 15801.
 
On-line condolences may be sent to www.gbfuneralhome.com.
 
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Ralph R. Johnston, Sr., Age 94 of West Washington Ave., DuBois, PA died Sunday, April 12, 2015 at Penn Highlands DuBois.
 
Born on December 22, 1920 in DuBois, PA, he was the son of the late Ralph C. & Marjorie E. (Clarke) Johnston.
 
He was married to Kathleen F. (Liedl) Johnston.  She preceded him in death on May 2, 1968.
 
Ralph was a veteran of the United States Navy having served during World War II aboard the DM31 J. William Ditter.
 
He was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church and loved to read the newspaper & watch the news, especially news involving politics.
 
He is survived by 2 sons (Ralph R. Johnston, Jr. and Stephen E. Johnston, both of DuBois, PA) a daughter (Mary R. Myers and her husband William of Hughesville, PA) a brother (Jack Johnston of Punxsutawney, PA) and 2 grandchildren (Ross M. & Jill L. Myers).
 
He was preceded in death by a sister (Jane Dequinze) & 5 brothers (James, Seth, Harry, George, & Earl Johnston)
 
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 from 9 to 11 a.m. from the Goble-Baronick Funeral Home Inc.
 
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 11 a.m. from the funeral home with Msgr. Richard Siefer officiating.
 
Burial will follow in St. Catherine Cemetery.
 
Memorials may be placed with the charity of the donor's choice.
 
Online condolences may be made to www.gbfuneralhome.com
 
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Annette E. Butz, age 71, Myrtle Alley, DuBois, PA died Thursday, April 9, 2015 at Christ the King Manor.
 
Born April 24, 1943 in Neville Township, PA, she was the daughter of the late Lee and Annette E. (Elder) Caton.  She was the youngest child of 16 children.
 
She retired from the Brockway Glass Co. after many years of service.  After her retirement, she worked at the DuBois Harley Davidson shop.
 
She enjoyed playing bingo, traveling and spending time with her grandchildren.
 
Annette is survived by her children, Lisa Snyder and her husband, Clyde and Wesley Heverley, both of DuBois, PA, and Jesse Stretch of Clayton, NC, and six grandchildren.
 
She was preceded in death by numerous brothers and sisters.
 
There will be no public visitation.
 
A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family.
 
Memorials may be sent to the charity of the donor's choice.
 
On-line condolences may be sent to www.gbfuneralhome.com.
 
The Goble Baronick Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
 
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