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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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Mary Louise "Mary Lou" Sackash, age 85, West Main Street, Sykesville, PA died Tuesday, April 8, 2014 in the home she was born in.
 
Born August 17, 1928 in Sykesville, PA, she was the daughter of the late Joseph E. & Laura J. (Ennis) Crooks.
 
On June 17, 1950, she married Michael Sackash, Jr.  He survives.
 
She was the owner and operator of Sackash Insurance Agency in Sykesville for 40 years.
 
Mary Lou was active at Grace United Methodist Church where she was a member of the choir.  She was very active in Sykesville Community Affairs.  She was one of the initial board members of the DuBois Area School District Alumni Association.
 
She is survived by three children and their families:   a son, Michael Sackash and his wife, Kathy of Houston, TX and granddaughter, Erin Duncan and her husband, Vin and great granddaughters, Audrey and Catherine, all of Dallas, TX and a granddaughter, Jill Maynard and her husband, Rich and grandsons, Jake and Dax, all of Houston, TX; a daughter, Marsha L. Sackash of Boalsburg, PA; and a son, Mark Sackash and his wife, Lorraine of Canton, GA, grandson, Mark Sackash and his wife, Kendra and great granddaughters, Kaelyn and Kellyn, on an overseas assignment, and grandson, Jed Sackash of Athens, GA, and a brother, Blaine Crooks and his wife, Betty of Indiana, PA.
 
She was preceded in death by three sisters, Dorothy Carney, Anna Mae Berti and Alice Crooks, and two brothers, Paul Crooks and Aubrey Crooks.
 
Visitation will be held on Friday, April 11, 2014 from 2-4 P.M. and 6-8 P.M. at the Goble Baronick Funeral Home.
 
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 11 A.M. from Grace United Methodist Church with Pastor Dawn Krishart officiating.
 
Memorials may be sent to the Grace United Methodist Church, 32 East Main Street, Sykesville, PA 15865.
 
On-line condolences may be sent to www.gbfuneralhome.com.
 
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Charles “Charlie” Toda, age 93, Treasure Lake, DuBois, Pa died Sunday, April 6, 2014 at the DuBois Nursing Home.

 

Born January 13, 1921 in Sharon, PA, he was the son of the late Aurel & Parascheva (Barbat) Toda.

 

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps. having served during World War II.

 

He married Mary (Buchosky) Toda.  She survives.

 

He retired as a high school teacher from Liberty High School in Ohio after 33 years of service.

 

He was an avid golfer all his life playing competitively until age 88.  He had 13 holes in one during his years of tournament play.  He was a member of both the DuBois Country Club and the Treasure Lake Golf Course.  He was an avid bowler and a pigeon fancier; raising and breeding pigeons.

 

Charles is survived by one daughter, Niki Toda Krause and her husband, Bill of Sagamore Hills, OH, and two grandchildren, Kathryn Krause and Mitchell Krause. 

 

He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.  He was preceded in death by two sisters and five brothers.

 

A private family viewing and funeral service will be held from the Goble Baronick Funeral Home.

 

Burial will be in Morningside Cemetery.

 

Memorials may be sent to Penn Highlands Hospice, 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 funeral arrangements.

 
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Joyce T. Gosch, age 75, Treasure Lake, DuBois, PA died Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at Penn Highlands DuBois.
 
Born January 31, 1939 in Harrisburg, PA, she was the daughter of the late Charles K. & Becky (Erb) Tritt.
 
On August 26, 1988, she married Henry Gosch.  He survives.
 
She retired from Bell Telephone as an engineer after 36 years of service.
 
Joyce loved helping people and volunteering.  She helped for many years with hospice and was very active with the C.I.C. Volunteer Group in Treasure Lake.  She was a member of the Lakeside United Methodist Church.  She enjoyed retirement with her husband - traveling, working outside, especially pulling weeds, and taking trips to Seneca Allegheny Casino.  She will be missed greatly by everyone who knew and loved her.
 
She is survived by her step daughter in law, Barb Graham of Gettysburg, PA, her step son, David Gosch of Millersville, MD and her stepdaughter, Kristen Dunn and her husband, Gary of Penfield, PA, a brother, James Tritt of Harrisburg, PA, four nieces and nephews and three step grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her stepson, David Graham.
 
There will be no public visitation.
 
A memorial service will be held on Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 5:30 P.M. from the Lakeside United Methodist Church with Pastor Robert Zilhaver officiating.
 
Burial will be in Mechanicsburg Cemetery.
 
In lieu of flowers, donations are asked to be made to Joyce Meyer Ministries, U.S. Headquarters, P.O. Box 655, Fenton, MO 63026 and/or the Gateway Humane Society, 1211 Airport Road, Falls Creek, PA 15840.
 
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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Robert "Dale" Walker, Age 79 of Main St., Troutville, PA, died Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at Christ the King Manor.
 
Born on February 21, 1935 in Troutville, PA, he was the son of the late John H. & Elizabeth (Stuller) Walker.
 
On October 6, 1979, he married Gwendolyn Ruth (Mack) Walker.  She survives.  
 
He was a veteran of the United States Navy during the Korean War. He served on the USS Severin & the USS Briarius.
 
Dale was a retired union mason.  
 
He was a member of the Chestnut Grove Independent Church in Punxsutawney and enjoyed fishing and golfing.  He loved bowling and was a member of the Friday Sportsman League for many years. Dale was also an avid Pittsburgh sports fan.
 
He is survived by 8 children (Robert D. Walker, Jr. of Canyon Lake, TX; David A. Walker & John M. Walker, both of Troutville, PA; Connie A. Walker of Reynoldsville, PA; Jeffrey S. Lee of Sykesville, PA; Krista A. Verne of Brockway, PA Vicki L. McGowan of DuBois, PA; & Stephen E. Lee of Troutville, PA) 20 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, & 1 great -great grandchild.
 
He was preceded in death by his foster brother (Carl Walker).
 
Visitation will be held on Sunday, April 6. 2014 from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. from the Goble-Baronick Funeral Home
 
A funeral service will be held on Monday, April 7, 2014 at 11 a.m. from the Chestnut Grove Independent Church with Pastor Joseph Spack officiating.
 
Full military honors will be accorded by the members of the DuBois Area Honor Guard from the church.
 
Burial will follow in Troutville Trinity United Church of Christ Cemetery.
 
Memorials may be placed with the charity of the donor choice and/or the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. box158517, Topeka, Kansas 66675.
 
On line condolences may be made to www.gbfuneralhome.com
 
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Charlotte E. Wright, age 79, DuBois, PA died Monday, March 31, 2014 at the DuBois Nursing Home.
 
Born June 15, 1934 in Rochester, NY, she was the daughter of the late Leon & Ida Mae (Nichols) Wright.
 
She was retired from Rockwell International Manufacturing.  She was a long-time friend and caregiver for the late Olga Getto.  Charlotte continuously gave of herself through her gifts of time, service and generosity to others.
 
She was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church.
 
Charlotte is survived by two brothers, Gaylor Wright and his wife, Martha Lee of South Carolina and Lee Wright and his wife, Patricia of Arizona, and seven nieces.
 
She was preceded in death by her brother, John Wright.
 
There will be no public visitation.
 
Memorials may be sent to the DuBois Area Free Medical Clinic, 47 West Long 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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James Michael "Mike" Carns, age 65, of Brookville, PA, formerly of DuBois, PA, died Monday, March 24, 2014 at Brookside Assisted Living in Brookville, PA.
 
Born March 9, 1949 in DuBois, PA, he was the son of James A. Carns & Margaret (Rasavage) Carns.  His mother survives and lives in DuBois, PA.
 
He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. and served during the Vietnam War.
 
Mike retired as a Pennsylvania State Police Officer after 25 years of service.
 
He is survived by his long time companion, Millie Gunning of Brookville, PA and his daughter, Colleen Carns of Pittsburgh, PA.
 
He was preceded in death by his father.
 
There will be no visitation.
 
A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
 
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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Janet "Maude" Zartman Beezer, age 92, of East DuBois Avenue, DuBois, PA died Saturday, March 22, 2014 at Highland View Nursing Home in Brockway, PA.  
 
Born October 10, 1921, in DuBois, PA, she was the daughter of the late John Isaac Zartman and Marguerite Charlotte (Dietrich) Zartman.
 
Janet graduated from DuBois High School, and attended Penn State University.  
 
In 1953, she married Robert Hamilton Beezer.  He preceded her in death in September 1974.
 
Her professional life as a teacher included teaching assignments at Falls Creek, Luthersburg, and Clearfield, concluding with 24 years as a teacher & Department Chair at the DuBois Business College.
 
Janet was a member of First Baptist Church in DuBois.  She was a church organist for 35 years serving at the First Baptist Church, St. Peter's United Church of Christ, and Bethany Covenant.  Her volunteer work spanned across the First Baptist Church Academy, American Cancer Society, Community Concert Association, Business & Professional Women, DuBois Hospital Auxiliary, Christ the King Manor Auxiliary, and the Hahne Cancer Center.  She was also the Zartman Family Reunion Board Secretary and had her own personal card-writing ministry.  
 
The highlights of Janet Maude Beezer's full life between 1921-2014 was her belief in Christ as God's son, her dedication of being a loving child, sacrificial love for her cousin Maudie, daughter Diane, and her grandchildren, Meredith, Charise and Logan, and enjoyment of relatives and friends.
 
The family would like to thank Janet's loving and dedicated cousins, Shirley and Blythe Hagen, who made it possible for her to stay in her own home for many more years than otherwise possible. She also received support from her faithful friends, Cindy Rolls and Sherry Thomas and her neighbor Mary Boyle.
 
Janet is survived by her daughter, Diane McClure and her husband, Ray of Rochester, NY, two grandchildren, (Charise and Logan), cousin Maudie Williams, two nieces, one nephew and many other supportive cousins.
 
She was preceded in death by her granddaughter and one nephew.
 
Visitation will be held on Friday, March 28, 2014 from 4-7 P.M. at the Goble Baronick Funeral Home.
 
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 12 P.M. from the First Baptist Church with Pastor Mark Montgomery officiating.
 
Burial will be in Morningside Cemetery.
 
Memorials of love and remembrance may be made to the First Baptist Church, 197 Eastern Avenue, DuBois, PA  15801, for the Music Ministry or Haiti Mission funds.
 
On-line condolences may be sent to www.gbfuneralhome.com.
 
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Richard "Andy" Andrulonis, age 76, Shaffer Street, Sykesville, PA died Friday, March 21, 2014 at Christ the King Manor.
 
Born September 2, 1937 in DuBois, PA, he was the son of the late Anthony J. & Cecilia (Sosinski) Andrulonis.
 
He was a veteran of the United States Army and served during the Berlin Crisis.
 
On October 1, 1960, he married Doris J. (Fye) Andrulonis.  She survives.
 
Richard retired from McDowell Manufacturing in DuBois after 35 years of service.
 
He was a member of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Roman Catholic Church in Sykesville where he was a member of the Rosary Society.  He also was a member of the Sykesville Eagles Aerie 4454, the James J. Patterson Post 813 Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the Falls Creek Eagles Aerie 965.
 
He loved to watch westerns on TV and loved to feed the birds.
 
He is survived by a son, Richard D. Andrulonis and his wife, Jill of Sykesville, a granddaughter, Melia Andrulonis, three brothers, Thomas Andrulonis and his wife, Marilyn and Leonard Andrulonis and his wife, Josephine, both of DuBois, PA and Joseph Andrulonis of Baltimore, MD, and a sister, Susan Samick and her husband, Francis of Fairport, NY.
 
There will be no public visitation.
 
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 11 A.M. from the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Roman Catholic Church with Fr. Richard Tomasone as celebrant.
 
Full military honors will be accorded by the members of the DuBois Area Honor Guard from the church.
 
Burial will be in the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary 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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Rosena L. Haag, Age 74 of Irishtown Road, Grampian, PA died Thursday, March 20, 2014 at her home.
 
Born on June 11, 1939 in Luthersburg, PA, she was the daughter of the late Carl M. & Alda F. (Marshall) Schaffer.
On June 8, 1957, she married Charles "Martin" Haag, Sr., he survives.
 
Rosena was a homemaker and had worked for Christ the King Manor for 13 years.
 
She was a member of St. Bonaventure Roman Catholic Church in Grampian.  She enjoyed cooking, baking and gardening, and she especially loved spending time with her children & grandchildren.  She was loved by so many people.
 
She is survived by 5 children ( Mona Crosby & her husband Ed of Brockway, PA; Chuck Haag & his wife Michele of Grampian, PA; Gary Haag & his wife Carla of Luthersburg, PA; Lori Seger & her husband Scott of Grampian, PA, & Penny Titler of Brockport, PA) 9 Brothers, 4 sisters, 16 grandchildren, & 35 great grandchildren.
 
She was preceded in death by 1 brother, 1 sister, & 1 grandson.
 
Visitation will be held on Sunday, March 23, 2014 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. from the Goble-Baronick Funeral Home.
 
A scriptural wake service will be prayed Sunday evening @ 6:45 p.m.
 
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, March 24th at 9: 30 a.m. from St. Bonaventure Roman Catholic Church with Fr. Mark Mastrian as celebrant.
 
Burial will follow in St. Bonaventure 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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Thomas L. Murray, age 71, West Weber Avenue, DuBois, PA died Thursday, March 20, 2014at his home.

 

Born June 29, 1942 in DuBois, PA, he was the son of the late Logan and Virginia (Alexander) Murray.

 

On October 3, 1992, he married Nancy (D’Anna) Murray.  She survives.

 

Tom worked for DuBois Powdered Metals for over 20 years.

 

He was a member of the former Lithuanian Independence Club.  He loved to cook and go out for rides.  He especially loved his cats and being with his family.

 

He is survived by one daughter, Gwendolyn Johnson of DuBois, PA, two sisters, Patricia “Pat” Dodd of Cambridge Springs, PA and Arlene Clinton and her husband, Raymond of Girard, PA, a brother, George Murray and his wife, Theresa of DuBois, PA two grandsons, and many nieces and nephews.

 

He was preceded in death by three brothers, David Alexander, and William and Dale Murray, two infant brothers, and one sister, Gloria Adamson.

 

Visitation will be held on Sunday, March 23, 2014 from 2-4 P.M. and 6-8 P.M. at the Goble Baronick Funeral Home.

 

A funeral service will be held on Monday, March 24, 2014 at 11 a.m. from the funeral home with Pastor Harold Hills officiating.

 

Burial will follow in Taylor Cemetery, Falls Creek, PA.

 

Memorials may be sent to the Gateway Humane Society, 1211 Airport Road, Falls Creek, PA 15840.

 

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

 
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Elizabeth (Bess) Margaret McGinnis, age 100, died Friday, March 14, 2014 at the DuBois Nursing Home.

 

Born November 30, 1913 in Brockway, PA, she was the daughter of the late Homer & Mary “Mazie” (Martin) McGinnis.

 

She graduated from Brockway High School in 1931 and was the last surviving member of her graduating class.

 

After high school, she worked in the offices of the Brockway Glass Company until 1943.  In the 1940’s, the government asked women to leave their hometowns and go to work in Washington, D.C. to help with World War II since so many men were deployed overseas.  In 1943, she left Brockway, and went to work for the government in Washington, D.C. where she worked for the Department of Transportation and Highway Department for 30 years until she retired back to DuBois in 1974.

 

Bess was an accomplished pianist and enjoyed growing flowers and spending time with her family.

 

She was a member of the Brockway Presbyterian Church in Brockway, PA.

 

She is survived by her niece, Melanie McGinnis of Treasure Lake, PA, a nephew, Brad McGinnis of DuBois, PA, a great nephew, Tyler Fritz of Treasure Lake, PA, and twin great nephews, Bram McGinnis of State College, PA and Brett McGinnis of New York City, NY.

 

Bess was preceded in death by her brother, Jack H. McGinnis and her infant brother, Sidney McGinnis.

 

There will be no public visitation.

 

A memorial service will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family.

 

Burial is 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 arrangements are under the direction of the Goble Baronick Funeral Home.

 
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Walter J. "Ike" Gillis, age 99 of West Long Ave., DuBois, PA died Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at Penn Highlands DuBois.
 
Born on July 17, 1914 in DuBois, Pa, he was the son of the late Martin & Sophia (Isban) Gillis.
 
He married Pauline (Kaplavka) Gillis.  She preceded him in death on May 13, 2007.
 
Ike retired from Rockwell International Manufacturing in DuBois after 32 years of service.
 
He was a member of St. Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church and a member of the Friendship Hose Company # 2.
 
He is survived by numerous nieces & nephews, great nieces & nephews, & great great nieces& nephews.
 
He was preceded in death by his 5 sisters (Margaret Walk,; Mary Alphonso; Elizabeth Sigety; Helen Nesbitt, & Bernice Caruso) & 4 brothers.(Leo, Martin, Jr., Joseph, & Paul Gillis)
 
Visitation will be held on Friday, March 14, 2014 from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. from the Goble-Baronick Funeral Home Inc.
 
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. from St. Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church with Fr. Daniel Kresinski as celebrant.
 
Burial will follow in St. Michael Cemetery
 
Memorials may be placed to the charity of the donor's choice.
 
Online condolences may be made to www.gbfuneralhome.com
 
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Barbara Elaine Houser, Age 88 of Mill Road, Clearfield, PA died Thursday, March 13, 2014 at Penn Highlands Clearfield.
 
Born on December 17, 1925 in Clearfield, Pa, she was the daughter of the late John & Ethel Houser.
 
She attended the Punxsutawney & DuBois Day Programs thru Fayette Resources.
 
Barbara enjoyed traveling and being with her friends and socializing.  She loved cookies and coffee.
 
She is survived by many friends who loved her and will miss her.
 
Visitation will be held on Monday, March 17, 2014 from 9 to 11 a.m. from the Goble-Baronick Funeral Home.
 
A funeral service will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. from the funeral home with Pastor Phil Colgan officiating.
 
Burial will be in St. Catherine Cemetery.
 
Memorials may be placed with Fayette Resources, 51 Developac Road, DuBois, PA 15801
 
Online condolences may be made to www.gbfuneralhome.com
 
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