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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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Mark L. Noble, Sr., age 79, Chestnut Avenue, DuBois, PA died Thursday, February 26, 2015 at home surrounded by his loving family.
 
Born October 8, 1935 in DuBois, PA, he was the son of the late Charles and Agnes (Solkolwski) Noble.
 
On February 9, 1963, he married Shirley L. (Lyons) Noble.  She survives.
 
He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps.
 
He worked as a driller for the Minns Coal Company and previous to that, worked for Forsyth Drilling Company.
 
He enjoyed hunting and was an avid fisherman.  He especially enjoyed being with his grandchildren.
 
Mark is survived by two daughters, Brenda L. Pyne and her husband, James of Kersey, PA and Debra L. Wilkerson of Mesa, AZ, eleven grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren and numerous great great grandchildren.
 
He was preceded in death by a son, Mark L. Noble, Jr., a daughter, Cheryl Eifort, a sister, Kathleen McGranor and a grandson, Christian J. Wilkerson.
 
Visitation will be held on Friday, Februrary 27, 2015 from 4-8 P.M. at the Goble Baronick Funeral Home.
 
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 11 A.M. from the funeral home with Pastor Kevin Bockus.
 
Burial will be in Lakelawn Memorial Park.
 
Memorials should be sent to Penn Highlands Hospice, 100 Hospital Avenue, DuBois, PA 15801
 
On-line condolences may be sent to www.gbfuneralhome.com
 
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Doris V. Short, Age 87, formerly of Rumbarger Ave., DuBois, PA died Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at Brookside Assisted Living in Brookville, PA.
 
Born on March 8, 1927 in Red Bank Township, PA, she was the daughter of the late Ruben & Earnestine (Crawford) Buffington.
 
On October 20, 1946, she married Bernal A. "Bunny" Short, he preceded her in death on April 8, 2000.
 
Doris was a homemaker had worked at Rola Jensen in DuBois.  Previous to that, she had worked at JC Penny on Brady Street for many years. She was also an AVON representative in the DuBois area for many years.
 
Doris attended the University of Pittsburg where she was the starting catcher on the fast pitch softball team.
 
She was a past member of the order of the Eastern Star and the Amaranth.  She enjoyed traveling, going to garage sales, and most importantly, spending time with her grandchildren.
 
She is survived by 3 children (Valerie L. Coffey and her husband Dan of Seattle, WA; David J. "Jake" Short, Sr. and his wife Sue, and Bernal W. "Bud" Short  and his partner Debora Fulkerson, both of DuBois, PA)  5 grandchildren, 2 step grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, and 7 nieces & nephews.
 
She was preceded in death by her brother (William E. Buffington)
 
Visitation will be held on Monday, March 2, 2015 from 4 to 7 p.m. from the Goble-Baronick Funeral Home Inc.
 
A celebration of life service will announced at a later date.
 
Burial will be in Morningside Cemetery.
 
Memorials may be placed with Penn Highlands Hospice, 100 Hospital Ave., DuBois, PA 15801
 
On line condolences may be made to www.gbfuneralhome.com
 
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Allen "Dean" McNeal, Age 73 of Treasure Lake, DuBois, PA died Saturday, February 21, 2015 at Penn Highlands DuBois.
 
Born on April 18, 1941 in Stormstown, PA, he was the son of the late Andrew & Ruby (Borst) McNeal.
 
In December of 1993, he married Trudy (Wagner) McNeal. She survives.
 
Dean was the owner/operator of Dean McNeal's Backhoe Service for over 20 years. Previous to that, he worked for Glenn O. Hawbaker of 20 years.
 
He was a member of State College Lodge No. 700 Free & Accepted Masons.
 
He is survived by a step daughter (Sherry Feeney and her husband Steven of Merrimack, NH) a step son (Todd Wagner of Lewisburg, WV) a brother (Richard McNeal and his wife Gloria of Port Matilda, PA) and 5 grandchildren.
 
He was preceded in death by 3 sisters
 
There will be no public visitation and private funeral services will be held at a later date.
 
Burial will be in Gray Cemetery in Port Matilda, PA.
 
Memorials may be placed with a charity of the donor's choice.
 
On line condolences may be made to www.gbfuneralhome.com
 
The Goble-Baronick Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 
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Helen L. Rudzinski, Age 89 of South Ave., DuBois, PA died Saturday, February 21, 2015 at Penn highlands DuBois.
 
Born on June 1, 1925 in Helvetia, PA, she was the daughter of the late Joseph & Celia (Kostovney) Vesnesky. 
 
On October 9, 1948, she married Albert d. Rudzinski.  He preceded her in death on Feb. 8, 2006.
 
Helen was a homemaker and a well-known waitress at many DuBois area restaurants, including the Pine Inn, Valentine's Flaming Hearth, and Tommy D's to name a few.
 
She was a member of St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, the former Lithuanian Independence Club, and the George D. Montgomery Post 17 American Legion Ladies Auxiliary. Helen was a well-known polish cook.
 
She is survived by 4 children (A. Joseph Rudzinski and his wife Carolyn of Wytheville, VA; Michael C. "Polka Mike" Rudzinski of DuBois, PA; Diane Smith and her husband Gene of Brockway, PA; and Lisa Lanager and her husband Chris of Clearfield, PA) a sister (Bernice Yonushonis of DuBois, PA) 7 grandchildren (Monica Murphy; Holly Wilcox; Heidy Freund; Colby & Haley Smith, & McKenna and Landyn Lanager) and 6 great grandchildren 
 
She was preceded in death by her 3 brothers (Stanley, Walter, & Joseph Vesnesky) and 3 sisters (Cecelia Sekula, Martha DeChurch, & Stella Lesky)
 
Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 26, 2015 from2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at the Goble-Baronick Funeral Home
 
A scriptural wake service will be prayed on Thursday at 1:30 p.m.
 
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, February 27, 2015 at 10 a.m. from St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church with Msgr. Richard Siefer as celebrant. 
 
Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery
 
Memorials may be placed with St. Francis Catholic School, 230 South 2nd Street, Clearfield, PA, 16830
 
On line condolences may be made to www.gbfuneralhome.com
 
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Dorothy H. Bembenic, age 88, Shaffer Street, Sykesville, PA died Friday, February 13, 2015 at Christ the King Manor.
 
Born on March 20, 1926 in Sykesville, PA, she was the daughter of the late John & Magdeline (Burich) Sabarich.
 
On July 4, 1947, she married Peter Paul Bembenic.  He preceded her in death on June 23, 1998.
 
She retired happily at age 77 after over 20 years of service as a cook in the office at Fairman Drilling Company.
 
Dorothy was a member of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Roman Catholic Church and past president of the rosary society for many years.  She organized many trips to Canada, Washington D.C., Florida, and Boston to name a few.  She organized many charitable dinners at the church benefitting African missions and other church affairs.  She was also a member of the Catholic Daughters of America.  She loved to spend time with her family, especially playing Tripoli.  She loved to crochet and cooking was her passion. 
 
She is survived by her children:  Denise Bussard and her husband, Allen of Reynoldsville, PA, Doug Bembenic and his wife, Suzanne of DuBois, PA, Timothy Bembenic and his wife, Paulette of DuBois, PA, Dennis Bembenic and his wife, Carol of Brockway, PA and Michelle Johnson of DuBois, PA, one sister, Evelyn Hoare of Reynoldsville, PA, 12 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.
 
She was preceded in death by her son, Gregory Bembenic, seven sisters and five brothers.
 
Visitation will be held on Sunday, February 15, 2015 from 1-6 P.M. at the Goble Baronick Funeral Home.
 
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, February 16, 2015 at 11 A.M. from the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Roman Catholic Church with Fr. Rick 
Tomasone as celebrant.
 
Burial will follow in Assumption Cemetery.
 
Memorials may be placed with Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Roman Catholic Church, 22 Shaffer Street, Sykesville, PA 15865.
 
On-line condolences may be sent to www.gbfuneralhome.com.
 
 
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James A. Gray, Sr., age 85, of DuBois, PA died Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at Penn Highlands DuBois.

 

Born September 7, 1929 in Luthersburg, PA, he was the son of the late John R. & Kathleen (Shaffer) Gray.

 

He was a veteran of the United States Navy.

 

On June 2, 1951, he married H. Maxine (Lingenfelter) Gray.  She preceded him in death on January 8, 2006.

 

Jim had worked at Kruk flooring in DuBois for 17 years and in that time became an expert tile and linoleum installer.  After that, he worked at the DuBois Post Office for over 30 years and at the end of his retirement held the position of Window Clerk at the Brady Street location. 

 

Jim was a member of the Salem United Methodist Church.  He was instrumental in the formation and development of the Brady Township Park and Recreation Association and served on the board for many years.  He was also a member of the Brady Township Volunteer Fire Department, Pennsylvania Wildlife Habitat Unlimited, and the Garfield Lodge Free and Accepted Masons #559.

 

He was a master craftsman and over the years had built houses for each of his four children.  He enjoyed hunting with children, grandchildren, and friends at the Big A Camp.  He was an avid birdwatcher and feeder.  He also enjoyed sports and was an avid Pittsburgh Pirates and Steelers fan as well as a Penn State fan.

 

Jim is survived by two sons, James A. Gray, Jr. and his wife, Linda K. of Luthersburg, PA and Michael J. Gray and his wife, Linda D. of DuBois, PA, a daughter, Florie Ciamacco and her husband, Michael of Curwensville, PA, a daughter in law, Cathy Gray of Delmont, PA, 10 grandchildren (Stacey Nist and her husband, Jeffrey; Jamison Gray and his wife, Michelle; Jennifer Gray; Josie Georgiana and her husband, Chris; Michael Gray and his wife, Brittany; Mickey Ciamacco and his wife, Melissa; Heather Kelly and her husband, Michael; Lindsay Schaffer and her husband, J.T.; Denielle Gray; and Max Ciamacco and his wife, Cammy), 17 great grandchildren, two sisters, Ruthie Srock and her husband, Ralph of Luthersburg, PA and Betty Blake of Newark, DE, a brother, Fred Gray and his wife, Delores of Luthersburg, PA, a sister in law, Marion Gray of Luthersburg, PA, numerous nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews and his best buddy, Droopy.

 

He was preceded in death by his son, Dennis R. Gray, a brother, Robert W. Gray, and a sister, Dorothy Hibner.

 

Visitation will be held on Friday, February 13, 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, February 14, 2014 at 1 P.M. from the Goble Baronick Funeral Home with Pastor Rick Howe officiating.

 

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

 

Burial will be in Luthersburg Union Cemetery.

 

Memorials may be sent to Salem United Methodist Church, Route 4, Luthersburg, PA 15848 and/or Hahne Cancer Center, 100 Hospital Avenue, DuBois, PA 15801.

 

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

 

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Joseph J. Mikelonis, Jr., age 64, of Tecumseh, MI, formerly of DuBois, PA died Monday, February 9, 2015 at his home.
 
Born March 19, 1950 in DuBois, PA, he was the son of the late Joseph J. Mikelonis, Sr. and Zephna (Hill) Mikelonis.
 
On May 10, 1975, he married Teresa M. (Kirwan) Mikelonis.  She survives.
 
He was the vice president of taxes for Owens Corning.
 
In 1968, Joe graduated from DuBois Area High School and was the valedictorian of his class.  Later, he graduated Commencement Marshall of the College of Business at Pennsylvania State University.
 
He was an Evan Pugh scholar and was a member of the Blue Band.  He remained a loyal Penn State fan for his entire life.  He was an avid golfer, marathon runner, and climbed Mt. Washington in New Hampshire.  He was also a car enthusiast, a trait he passed on to his grandson.  More than anything, he loved spending time with his family.
 
He is survived by his daughters Kristen Mikelonis of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Michelle Allenson and her husband, Luke of Hartland, Wisconsin and his grandchildren, JT (Joseph Thomas) and Ashley Allenson.  He is also survived by two sisters, Dorothy Stevens of Clearwater, FL and Emilie Scott of DuBois, PA.
 
He was predeceased by a sister, Marianne Hodges and two brothers in law, Pendleton Stevens and Richard V. Scott.
 
Visitation will be held on Friday, February 13, 2015 from 5-8 P.M. at the Goble Baronick Funeral Home.
 
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 10 A.M. from St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church with Fr. Matias Quimno as celebrant.
 
Burial will be in Morningside Cemetery.
 
Memorials may be sent to the American Heart Association, 501 Howard Avenue, Altoona, PA 16601, the Gateway Humane Society, 1211 Airport Road, Falls Creek, PA 15840, and/or 
 
Penn State Dance Marathon, 210 HUB, University Park, PA 16802.
 
On-line condolences may be sent to www.gbfuneralhome.com.
 
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Nancy A. (McCafferty) Russell of Byrnedale, PA passed away on Sunday, February 08, 2015 after a brief illness.
 
She was the wife of the late William A. Russell who preceded her in death in 2009.
 
She was the mother of Nancy Marton and her husband Roger; William Russell and his wife Margaret; and Sara "Sally" Wittman and her late husband Jerry, a beloved son in law who passed away earlier this year.
 
She is survived by 7 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren who adored her, as well as a sister, Virginia Siverling.
 
A private service will be held for the family.
 
Memorial donations may be made to the Bennetts Valley Ambulance Association, 12479 Bennetts Valley Highway, Penfield, PA 15849.
 
The Goble-Baronick Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 
Online condolences can be made to www.gbfuneralhome.com
 
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Ronald F. Swope, Jr., age 76, Curwensville, PA, formerly of Luthersburg, PA, died Thursday, February 5, 2015 at the Ridgeview Elder Care Rehabilitation Center in Curwensville.
 
Born May 27, 1938 in DuBois, PA, he was the son of the late Ronald F. Swope, Sr. and Mary (Galentine) Swope.
 
He was a 1958 graduate of Brady Township High School.
 
After over 30 years of service, he retired from DuBrook, Inc. of DuBois.  He attended St. Luke's United Church of Christ.  He enjoyed square dancing.
 
Ronald is survived by his children:  Carolyn Tyger and her husband, Larry of Bellefonte, PA, Carl Swope of NJ and Brenda Swope of DuBois, PA, five sisters, Annabelle Brubaker, Gwendolyn Turnbull, and Eileen Swope, all of Luthersburg, PA, and Mary Akins and Linda Kunselman, both of DuBois, PA, four grandchildren, Janet Buchheit, Jessica Nellis, Nicole Tyger and Noah Kruise, and four great grandchildren, Nathaniel and Conjetta Smith and Alexis and Brody Nellis.
 
He was preceded in death by three infant sisters.
 
Visitation will be held on Sunday, February 8, 2015 from 1-5 P.M. at the Goble Baronick Funeral Home.
 
A funeral service will be held on Monday, February 9, 2015 at 11 A.M. from the Goble Baronick Funeral Home with Pastor Charles M. Lee, Jr. officiating.
 
Burial will be in St. Luke's United Church of Christ Cemetery, Luthersburg, PA.
 
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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John J. "Jack" Fritz, Age 81,Rainbow Drive, DuBois, PA died Friday, January 30, 2015 at Christ the King Manor  after a short illness.
  
Born on July 4, 1933 in Osceola Mills PA, he was the son of the late Jasper M. and Kathryn (Jones) Fritz. 
  
He grew up and graduated from Osceola Mills High School where he was a standout track and football player.  He enlisted in the United States Army and served his country honorably from 1953 - 1955 during the Korean War.
 
He married May L. (McGaha) Fritz on Apr 2 1955; she survives.  After meeting his wife in Texarkana Ark, they moved back to DuBois PA where he began working for the A& P grocery store.
 
He then began working for Edwards Lakes to Sea Bus Lines as well as Continental Trailways as a bus driver. He was managed the DuBois bus terminal for many years.  Jack was also the owner of Jo May Pet Store in DuBois for many years.
 
Jack loved NASCAR and was Jeff Gordon's biggest fan.  He was also a bowling addict. Throughout the years, he amassed every bowling award that was possible.  He rolled 300 games as well as holding numerous officer positions in the Allegheny Mountain Bowling Association (AMBA).  He was also elected to the Allegheny Mountain Bowling Association Bowling Hall of Fame. He also enjoyed woodworking in the garage his entire life; his work is loved by all.
 
He is survived by 2 sons (John Fritz and his wife Lori, & Jeffrey Fritz and his wife Jill, both of DuBois, PA) 5grandchildren, (John "JD", Cory, Abby, Adam, and Tyler Fritz), 2 great grandchildren (Jaxon and Jordan Fritz), 3 brothers (Dan Fritz of Sterling, VA; Rush Fritz of Washington, D.C; and Jerry Fritz of Mechanicsburg, PA), and numerous nephews and nieces.
 
He lived his life to the fullest, and enjoyed every day. Jack was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather
 
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015 from 4 to 7 p.m. from the Goble Baronick Funeral Home 
 
The DuBois Area Honor Guard will conduct a ritual service on Wednesday Morning at 10:45 a.m. from the funeral Home.
 
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 11 a.m. from the funeral home with Pastor John Miller officiating.
 
Full military honors will be accorded from the funeral home
 
Burial will follow in Morningside Cemetery.
 
Memorials may be placed with the Allegheny Mountain Bowling Association, P.O. Box466, DuBois, PA 15801, and/or Christ the King Manor, 1100 West Long Ave., DuBois, PA 15801.
 
On line condolences may be made to www.gbfuneralhome.com
 

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Robert I. Garthwaite, age 89, Hanes Drive, DuBois, PA died Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at the DuBois Nursing Home.
 
Born March 12, 1925 in Jefferson County, PA he was the son of the late George E. & Mary (Berry) Garthwaite.
 
On December 19, 1967, he married Shirley M. (Powers) Garthwaite.  She preceded him in death on February 24, 2008.  
 
He worked at Rola Jensen in DuBois, PA for many years.
 
He was a member of the James J. Patterson Post 813.
 
Robert is survived by four sons:  Robert I. Garthwaite, Jr., Scott B. Garthwaite, Shawn B. Garthwaite, and Christopher R. Garthwaite, three brothers, David, Samuel, and Richard Garthwaite, and one sister, Lois Atkins.
 
He was preceded in death by a daughter, April Clark.
 
A graveside service will be held on Friday, January 30, 2015 at 11 A.M. from Beechwoods 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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Bernard A. "Bernie" Ilgen, age 57, of St. Marys, PA died Sunday, January 25, 2015 at Penn Highlands DuBois.
 
Born November 14, 1957 in Bellefonte, PA, he was the son of the late LaRon N. & Edna C. (Carlin) Ilgen.
 
He was a 1975 graduate of Penns Valley High School. 
 
He was a manager of the potato chip division at Snyders of Hanover for 12 years.  He then worked as supervisor at Cerro Copper and Brass for many years.
 
He enjoyed going fishing and riding dirt bikes.  He also enjoyed driving "muscle cars".
 
Bernie is survived by his long-time companion, Susan Brown of St. Marys, PA, a son, Jacob A. Ilgen of Moshannon, PA, and a brother, Byron L. Ilgen of Bellefonte, PA.
 
There will be no public visitation and a private 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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Michael L. Garofalo, Age 99 of DuBois, PA died Sunday, January 25, 2015 at Nelson's Golden Years after a brief illness..
 
Born on January 11, 1916 in Seattle, WA, he was the son of the late Michael & Antonnet (Minardi) Garofalo.
 
Mike was married to Jayne (Stephenson) Garofalo.  She preceded him in death in 1970.  He later married Dorothy Elaine (Swanson) Garofalo in 1978.  She preceded him in 2008.
 
He was a veteran of the United States Army having serviced in World War II.  After his service to our country, he worked for the Sons of Italy, the Eagles & the Elks in Reynoldsville, and the Erie Brewing Company.  Mike is most known for his many years of work at the DuBois Holiday Inn.
 
He was a member of DuBois Kiwanis Club, the Reynoldsville American Legion Post; The DuBois Country Club, the Reynoldsville Elks Club, and he was the last surviving member of the former Reynoldsville Sons of Italy. He was a member of St. Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church & a past member of St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Reynoldsville. He was an avid and accomplished golfer and enjoyed singing in the St. Mary's Church Choir for 75 years.
 
Mike is survived by 3 daughters (Nancy Kraus & her husband Edward of Mechanicsburg, PA; Sally Harvey & her husband Jack of DuBois, PA; and Susan Koontz of Lancaster, PA) 2 step daughters (Kim Kerr & her husband Shawn of Acme, PA, and Heather O'Brien of Anchorage, AK) 13 grandchildren & numerous great grandchildren.
 
He was preceded in death by his sister (Anna Garofalo), a brother (Joseph Garofalo) and a great granddaughter (Brittany Baird).
 
There will be no public visitation.
 
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 10 a.m. from St. Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church with Fr. Daniel Kresinski officiating.
 
Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, Reynoldsville, PA.
 
Memorials may be placed with Penn Highland Hospice, 100 Hospital Ave., DuBois, PA 15801.
 
On line condolences may be made to www.gbfuneralhome.com
 
The Goble-Baronick Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 
 
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Josephine Pauline (Esposito) Bruzga, former resident of Toby Terrace in Brockway, Pa., passed away peacefully at the Transitions at Oakland Manor in Sykesville, MD, on January 23, 2015. Born on May 5, 1928, in Brockway, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Millie (Parenzi) Esposito.
 
Josephine was a 1946 graduate of Brockway High School, and served as a secretary at the Brockway Borough Municipal Authority for over Twenty Five years, retiring in 1991.
 
She also served as a waitress at the former Bona Vista in Brockway and the Dutch Pantry in Dubois during the 1960's and 70's. She moved to Maryland in November, 2012.
 
She is survived by her son, David and his wife Monika of New Market, MD. "MiMi," as she was affectionately known by her grandchildren, is also survived by her three grandchildren, Lauren, Michael, and Daniel, all of Ellicott City, MD., step granddaughter Monica Haskins, and two step great-grandchildren, Daniella and Isabella of Parkville, Md. She is also survived by her sister Patty Esposito, and two brothers John and Richard Esposito, all of Brockway.
 
In addition to her parents, Josephine was predeceased by four sisters, Connie, Ann Benson, Theresa Prosper, Geraldine Whiteman, and two brothers, Gerald and Francis.
 
A memorial mass will be held at St. Tobias Church in Brockway on a date to be announced. Expressions of sympathy and memories of Josephine may be sent to the family via email: dabruzga@comcast.net and/or www.gbfuneralhome.com
 
The Goble-Baronick Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 
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Jennie "Jean" M. Bell, Age 85 of Hubert St., DuBois, PA died Sunday, January 18, 2015 at the DuBois Nursing Home.
 
Born on May 23, 1929 in Philadelphia, Pa, she was the daughter of the late Gustava & Antoinette (Martucci) Galiano.
 
She was married to Harry F. Bell.  He preceded her in death on January 3, 1970.
 
Jean was a homemaker and attended St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church.  Previous to that, she was a member of St. Martin of Tours in Philadelphia, PA.  She loved to sew, cook, and garden.  She also enjoyed reading.
 
She is survived by 4 children (Harry F. Bell of DuBois, PA, Jean M. Derr & her husband Robert of Longhorn, PA; Linda J. McNaulty & her husband John of Mickleton, NJ; and Stephen J. Bell & his wife Lisa of Wilmington, DE) 9 grandchildren (Harry, Robert, Michael, Lindsay, Melanie, John, Sidra, Rysa, & Stefan) and 5 great grandchildren (Hayden, Erin, Rylie, Jeremy, & Bobby).
 
She was preceded in death by 2 brothers, an infant brother, and 2 sisters.
 
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 from 9 to 10:45 a.m. from the Goble-Baronick Funeral Home.
 
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 11 a.m. from St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church with Msgr. Richard Siefer as celebrant.
 
Burial will follow in New Cathedral Cemetery in Philadelphia, PA
 
Memorials may be placed with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
 
On-line condolences may be sent to www.gbfuneralhome.com.
 
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Robert "John" McIntyre, Age 57 of Jefferson St., Falls Creek, PA died Sunday, January  18, 2015 at Christ the King Manor.
 
Born on April 6, 1957 in Punxsutawney, PA, he as the son of the late Charles & Joan (Dawson) McIntyre.
 
He served in the United states Army.
 
John had worked at Airco-Speer Carbon in Punxy for many years.  Recently, he worked for Dworsky's Environmental Services.
 
He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie # 965 in Falls Creek, The Olympic Athletic Club, and enjoyed fishing and loved the Pittsburgh Steelers.
 
He made his home with Jackie Lester, his longtime companion.  She survives.
 
He is also survived a daughter (Laraine Kearney) 4 sons (Rick, David, & Shaun Seese, and Joe Lester) 2 sisters (Joan and Kristine McIntyre), a brother (Charles McIntyre), and 12 grandchildren.
 
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 from 6 to 8 p.m. from the Goble-Baronick Funeral Home Inc.
 
Private funeral services will be held.
 
Memorials may be placed with Christ the King Manor, 1100 West Long Ave., DuBois, PA 15801
 
Online condolences may be made to www.gbfuneralhome.com
 
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