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7/29/2016
ANNA FRIDLEY, 88
RAIRIGH FUNERAL HOME IN HILLSDALE
            Anne Mae (Wise) Fridley, 88, of Commodore died Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at the Communities at Indian Haven surrounded by her loving family.  The caregivers at the home called her “Anna Banana,” which always made her smile. Anna Mae was well known for her bright, friendly smile by the nursing home’s staff and residents.             The daughter of Charles W. and Goldie M. (Weimer) Wise, she was born on July 1, 1928 in Green Twp., Indiana Co., PA.             Anna Mae was baptized on October 15, 1972 at the Calvary Baptist Church, Rte 286 Clymer, PA, where she had attended church.  She had also devotedly attended church services held by Gary, Cathy and Adam Farley at the Indian Haven Nursing Home every Saturday.             She enjoyed traveling with her husband going out West to visit family.  Anna Mae did a great deal of canning. An accomplished baker and cook, she was well known in the family for her wonderful pigs in the blanket and her apple pie. Anna Mae took great pleasure in doing her crossword puzzles; watching game shows and attending bingo faithfully with her son, Mike.             Anna Mae married her late husband, ...
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7/28/2016
FREDERICK POLLICK, 85
ROBINSON-LYTLE'S OF INDIANA
Frederick Charles Pollick, 85, of Home and Rochester Mills, passed away Sunday, July 24, 2016, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown.   A son of the late Frank and Bertha Margaret Atwood Pollick, he was born June 24, 1931, in Kittanning.   Mr. Pollick was a graduate of Marion Center High School and proudly served in the U.S. Army from 1950 to 1952.  Fred was employed as a truck driver for A.D. Davis in Homer City, then Swift in Punxsutawney.  Over the years he enjoyed scouring flea markets and auctions.  But most of all, he enjoyed tinkering with things on his family farm.   He is survived by his daughter, Cynthia Bright and husband Brian, of Indiana; and his sister, Mildred Pollick, of Ohio.   In addition to his parents, Fred was preceded in death by two brothers: William Frank Pollick and Laird Francis Pollick; five sisters: Florence P. Marrapode, Mary C. Larimer, Shirley Ilene Azusenis, Janet Lee Pollick-Schrecengost Lasher and Norma Jean Pollick.   There will be no visitation.  Services are private and will be held at the convenience of the family.  Interment will be in Pine Grove Cemetery.  Robinson-Lytle, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.   The ...
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7/27/2016
CHARLOTTE FOSTER, 68
RAIRIGH-BENCE FUNERAL HOME OF CLYMER
Charlotte Leona Foster, 68, of Clymer passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 26, 2016, in the Palliative Care Unit at Indiana Regional Medical Center, surrounded by her family.She was born on January 5, 1948, in Sarah Furnace, PA to the Late Nelson and Leona (Seybert) Brocius.Charlotte attended the Penn Run Wesleyan Church, where she embraced and adored her church family. She was a member of the United Mine Workers of America Labor’s Union at Barnes and Tucker and Tanoma Coal Mining. She was also employed at the Eastern Orthodox Foundation, and for many years she was a flagger for the Dept. of Transportation and Local Flagging Corp. She was a graduate of Penns Manor High School, the first woman to graduate from the Penn State Continuing Education Center at Elder’s Ridge Mine Mechanic School, and graduated with honors in clerical work at Hiram G. Andrews. “Char” enjoyed being a Girl Scout leader for many years in Homer City. She also enjoyed spending time with her friends at the Twolick Social Center in Clymer, but her favorite thing to do was spend time with her family.She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Albert E. Foster Jr. ...
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7/27/2016
VERNON DEMICH, 88
BOWSER-MINICH FUNERAL HOME IN INDIANA
Vernon L. Demich, age 88, of Shelocta, passed away on Tuesday at St. Andrew’s Village.    He was born in 1928 in Sagamore to Peter and Helen Steele Demich.   Vern was a member of St. Mary Mother of God Roman Catholic Church, Yatesboro, the Shelocta Sportsman Club, the Sagamore VFW Post #6555, the Homer City American Legion, the BPOE Lodge #931, the Holmes Safety Assoc., and the FOOM in Northfield, OH.   A veteran of WW II, he served in the US Navy.   He was employed as an electrician with various coal companies for 43 years before his retirement.   Fishing and hunting were two of Vern’s favorite hobbies. He had been a resident of South Bend Twp for the past 51 years.   Surviving is his wife of 66 years A. Ruth (McCoy) Demich, Shelocta; a son Vernon “Butch” Demich and his wife Elaine, Plum; a daughter Denise Krivokuca and husband Paul, O’Fallon, IL; six grandchildren - Christine, Emily, Brendan, Natalie, Erin, and Nicholas; four great-grandchildren - Daunte, Meilah, Evie, and Nate; two step-grandchildren - Keith and Cory; one brother Richard Demich and wife Sherry, Streetsboro, OH; one uncle Harold Demich, Bethel Park; and numerous nieces and nephews.   He ...
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7/26/2016
CAROL ENGEL, 67
JOHN A. LEFDAHL FUNERAL HOME IN INDIANA
  CAROL JEAN “JEANIE” ENGEL, AGE 67 OF INDIANA, DIED JULY 25TH WHILE A PATIENT ATINDIANA REGIONALMEDICAL CENTER. Funeral arrangements for Carol Engel will be private and entrusted to the John A. Lefdahl Funeral Home in Indiana.  
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7/25/2016
GRACE INNOCENTI, 99
BOWSER-MINICH FUNERAL HOME IN INDIANA
Grace A. (Stuby) Innocenti, age 99, of Indiana, passed away July 22, 2016 at Beacon Ridge Nursing Home.    She was born 1917 in Cambria Co. to George and Madge Flannegan Stuby.   Grace was a member of the Mt. Union United Methodist Church, Alverda, and had attended the Christian & Missionary AllianceChurch and Calvary Evangelical Free Church, both in Indiana. She had also served as President of the United Methodist Women’s Organization and had also been very active in the Youth Group.   She was employed as a secretary for the Indiana Co. Commissioners for nine years before becoming the first female Indiana Co. Deputy Sheriff. Grace resided in Alverda for 35 years before moving to Indiana in 1990.   Grace is survived by one son, Peter Leslie Innocenti and wife Peggy, Strongsville, OH; one daughter, Joy Berringer and husband Larry, Indiana; and her son-in-law Edgar Allender, Indiana; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; three great great grandchildren   She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Peter Innocenti in 1987, one daughter Fay Allender, one granddaughter, and the following siblings, Lula Stuby Joiner, Jessie Joiner, Margaret Wilson, Russell Stuby, James Stuby, Marie Williams, and Leona Groskos Schull.   Friends will be received on Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. and on Tuesday from 10 ...
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7/25/2016
IRVIN HEILBRUN, 64
JOHN A. LEFDAHL FUNERAL HOME IN INDIANA
Irvin Lewis Heilbrun, 64, passed away Friday, July 22, 2016, at his residence. The son of Amos Otto and Kathryn Isabelle (McKinney) Heilbrun, he was born September 1, 1951 in Indiana. Irvin was a retired fuel truck driver and had been employed by various fuel companies over the years. His interests included hunting and caring for his yard. He loved children and enjoyed sled riding and playing baseball with them Surviving is his stepson Paul (Barbara) Venci; siblings, Floyd (Ethel) Heilbrun, Louise (Jim) Seger, Jim (Joan) Heilbrun, Edith (Vince) Salsgiver, Amos (Judith) Heilbrun, and many nieces and nephews. Preceding Irvin in death were his parents; wife, Joyce, and a sister, Karol Ann Smith. Friends will be received on Tuesday from noon until 2 pm at the John A. Lefdahl Funeral Home. Funeral service will immediately follow in the Lefdahl Chapel with Rev. Thomas Spiker, officiating. Interment will follow in the Grove Chapel Cemetery where military rites will be performed by VFW Post 1989. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to VNA/Hospice, 850 Hospital Road, Suite 3000, Indiana, PA 15701.     There's still time to send flowers to the Visitation at the John A. Lefdahl Funeral Home ...
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7/25/2016
ROBERT WISSINGER, 88
JOHN A. LEFDAHL FUNERAL HOME IN INDIANA
Robert Eugene Wissinger, 88, Indiana, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, July 25, 2016 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. The son of Emerson and Bessie (Gibson) Wissinger, he was born September 15, 1927 in Clymer, PA. Robert will be remembered as a loving father, grandfather, and all around good guy.  He was a devoted Christian and member of the Curry Run Church in Indiana.  Robert was the owner of Wissinger Farms and was also in the sawmill business for 40 years. Robert is survived by sons, Gerald “Jerry” Wissinger and wife, Jan, Indiana, James “Jim” Wissinger and wife, Debra, Indiana; a daughter, Tammy Wissinger, Indiana; grandsons, Jacob Wissinger, Indiana and Robert “Rob” Wissinger, FL; granddaughter, Tanya Hodak and husband, Aaron, Indiana; great-grandchildren, Brayden, Blake, Kyle, and Kole Hodak, all of Indiana; sisters, Twila Stiles and husband, Ralph, Homer City and Louise Barrish and husband, John, Indiana; and a very close friend who was more like a son, Dan Yarnick and his family. Preceding Robert in death were his parents; wife, Maxine; and brothers Harold and Don Wissinger. Friends will be received on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the ...
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7/25/2016
CATHERN STATES, 74
JOHN A. LEFDAHL FUNERAL HOME IN INDIANA
Cathern States, 74, Indiana, passed away Friday, July 22, 2016, while at the Indiana Regional Medical Center. The daughter of Clifford and Mary (Gray) Moore, she was born May 4, 1942 in Patton, PA. Cathern was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She loved the Lord and was a member of the Church of the Resurrection, Clymer. Cathern also loved her pets and had many over the years. Cathern is survived by a daughter, Jackie Kline, Marion Center; three grandchildren, Angela (Ryan) Kline-Claycomb, Blairsville, Christina (Jason) Fairman, Marion Center, and David Kline and fiancée, Trudie Meyers, Marion Center; great grandchildren, Aidan and Melina Pollock, Blairsville, twins, Rachel and Emily Fairman, and Tylar Fairman, all three of Marion Center;; a brother, Clifford (Carol) Moore, Alabama; and a sister, Joann Zimmerman Blystone, Indiana; half sister, Betty McCabe, Ohio; half-brothers, Norman Moore, N.C., AND Arlington Moore, Homer City; and sister-in-law, Wilda Lowman, Indiana. Cathern was preceded in death by her parents; husband, David; and thirteen siblings. Friends will be received on Monday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm at the John A. Lefdahl Funeral Home. A Blessing service will immediately follow in the Lefdahl Chapel with Father Anthony Klimko, ...
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7/20/2016
SAMUEL MARRA, 88
BOWSER-MINICH FUNERAL HOME IN INDIANA
Samuel S. Marra, age 88 of Homer City, (Center Twp.) passed away on Sunday, July 17, 2016, in Indiana Regional Medical Centersurrounded by loving family. He was born in 1927, in Aultman to Pasquale and Catherine (Rowe) Marra. As a trumpet player from the age of four, he continued his love of music by serving in the US Army during WWII as a trumpet player. Sam was an active member of the Church of the Good Shepherd, Kent, the Indiana Pops Concert Band, the Director of the Sammy Ray Dance Band, and served on the Homer Center School Board. Prior to retirement Sam was an instructor at Indiana County VocationalTechnology Center, and Lenape Vocational School in Ford City. He had also worked at Caratelli Rambler, Kent.  Additionally, he was owner/operator of Sam’s Auto Body,Homer City. Sam loved raising his Beagles, small game and deer hunting. He also loved sports, especially cheering on the Homer Center Wildcats, and the Pittsburgh Steelers and Pirates. He was also a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He had a strong faith in God. Family and Church were the mainstays of his life. Sam was preceded in death by his parents, a brother Anthony Marra, and two sisters, Catherine Baratta and Angeline Kucharski. Sam is survived by his loving wife of 66 years Louise Caratelli Marra, Homer City; one son, ...
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