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5/27/2016
MARY JANE STRITTMATTER 84
BOWSER-MINICH FUNERAL HOME IN INDIANA
Mary Jane Strittmatter, age 84, of Indiana, passed away on Thursday, May 26, 2016 at Indiana Regional Medical Center. She was born in 1932 in Saltsburg to William and Elsie Libengood Walter. She married Thomas J. Strittmatter on July 15, 1950. Mrs. Strittmatter was a homemaker having resided in White Twp. for her entire married life. She enjoyed cooking, baking, and lived for her grandchildren. Mary is survived by four sons and four daughters - John, Williamsport; Mark and wife Lisa, Indiana; Carol Strittmatter, Columbus, OH; Patricia Barker and husband Bruce, Palm Coast, FL ; Rebecca Faulk, Aurora, OH; Thomas A. and wife Beth, Indiana; Kenneth and wife Joyce, Gilbert, AZ; Jane Strittmatter, Indiana; 18 grandchildren, five great grandchildren; and the following siblings - Albert Walter and wife Connie, Salmon, ID; Verna Stephens, FL; a sister-in-law - Iris Walter, Delmont. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Thomas J. Strittmatter in 2009, two brothers - William and Robert Clair Walter, two sisters - Eva Mae Apjok and Margaret Ford. Friends will be received on Saturday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. at the Bowser-Minich Funeral Home, Indiana. At Mary's request, there will not be ...
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5/26/2016
FABRIZIO PIRRONE, 35
C. FREDERICK BOWSER FUNERAL HOME IN HOMER CITY
Visitation is Friday from 4 to 8 PM at the C. Frederick Bowser Funeral Home, Homer City. A funeral service will be held Saturday at 10AM at the funeral home.  Fabrizio Pirrone, 35, of Indiana, PA passed away May 23, 2016 at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle, Washington.  He was the son of Enzo and Nancy (Rubino) Pirrone and was born July 20, 1980 in Chicago, Illinois.     Fabrizio started the F.A.B. (Fighting All Battles) Foundation, helping other people affected by leukemia.  He was employed by M.D. Sleppy Construction, Seven Springs, and previously owned his own car detailing business, Xtreme FX.   Fab had an absolute zest for life and loved spending time with friends and family.  He enjoyed making his famous crab dip and slinging pizzas at his family’s restaurant.  In his spare time you could find him in the gym or “scootin” on one of his motorcycles.  Fabri was a world traveler who thrived off of meeting new people, dining out at restaurants, and just living in the moment!   Fabrizio is survived by his best friend and wife, Shawna Sardone; mother, Nancy, Indiana, PA; his siblings, Sibilla Pirrone Spearman and her husband Jason, ...
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5/24/2016
EDNA CAMPBELL, 95
BOWSER-MINICH FUNERAL HOME IN INDIANA
  EDNA CAMPBELL, AGE 95 OF INDIANA, DIED MAY 6TH AT THEHOMESTEAD NURSING HOME IN GARDEN CITY, KS. Friends of Edna Campbell will be received Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Bowser-Minich Funeral Home inIndiana, where a funeral service will be held Friday at 11 a.m. Interment will be made in the Bethel Church Cemetery in Clyde. .
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5/24/2016
PAUL BYRNE, 83
BOWSER-MINICH FUNERAL HOME IN INDIANA
Paul Bradway Byrne, age 83 of Indiana, formerly of Warren, NJ, died Thursday, May 19, 2016 at the Hersey Medical Center, surrounded by his wife and children. He was born in 1933 to Paul Patrick and Stella Rice Byrne in Washington, DC and raised in Florida, Hawaii, and Massachusetts, the oldest of two sons and a daughter. He studied electrical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC), and graduated from MIT in 1955. He began his career in electrical engineering at Engelhard Corporation of Iselin, NJ, where his knowledge led to several patents, advancement, and his partnership in a spin-off company, Electrocatalytic, Inc., (Elcat). Electro-Chemistry water technologies developed by Paul included electrochlorination using seawater and cathodic protection systems, (trade names CHLOROPAC and CAPAC now owned by Siemans Water Technologies Corp.). Upon retirement from Elcat, Paul moved to Indiana, PA with his wife Angela in 1996. He wanted to have horses and be close his son. He loved their home and horse barn and pastures on land converted from a Christmas Tree farm. Paul and Angela’s travel to Alaska, Australia, England, Ireland, Indonesia, Italy, Singapore, and all around the US were ...
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5/24/2016
CARL SHAFFER, 72
C. FREDERICK BOWSER FUNERAL HOME IN HOMER CITY
  Carl E. Shaffer, 72, Homer City died Friday, May 20, 2016 at his residence.  He was the son of the late Michael and Hazel (McKendrick) Shaffer and was born June 8, 1943 in Josephine, PA.   He was a member of the Homer City American Legion and the AOH, Connecticut. Carl worked at Teledyne Rodney in Massachusetts for 22 years and recently at Townsend Tree Service.    He is survived by his wife, Rose Shaffer; children, Tammy (Van) Yntema, Florida; Jimmy Olsen, Florida; Paul (Michelle) Shaffer, Salem, Missouri; Brian and John Shaffer both of Massachusetts; William (Roberta) Swanson, Illinois; Patricia Smith, Illinois; Geoffrey (Karen) Swanson, Washington and Dawn Buck, Berwick; 18 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.   He is also survived by three sisters, Emma Jackson, Indiana; Betty (Dean) Shoup, Armagh; Barb (Kevin) Ruddock, Homer City and one brother, Ray Shaffer, Indiana.   In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Paul, Art, Michael Bruce and Robert and his sister, Anna Mae McKendrick     A Memorial service will be held Wednesday at 11 AM at the Hope Lutheran Church, Homer City with Rev. Stephen Bond, officiating. 
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5/23/2016
EVELYN LYDIC, 92
JOHN A. LEFDAHL FUNERAL HOME IN INDIANA
Evelyn Bertha Lydic, 92, Indiana, passed away May 23, 2016 at the St. Andrews Village. The daughter of Charles and Agnes (Hancock) Lance, she was born December 17, 1923 in Indiana, PA. Evelyn was a 1942 graduate of Indiana High School.  She had been employed as a sales clerk for Brody’s Department Store.  Evelyn was a member of the Christ Episcopal Church and she was a past VFW Auxiliary District President.   Surviving is her daughter, Patricia (Richard) Yeomans, Shippensburg; daughter-in-law, Janelle Lydic, Blairsville; nine grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; two great-greatgrandchildren. Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Joseph whom she wed August 2, 1943; sons, Joseph, William and Charles; and sisters, Margaret Eckenroad, Sarah Battick and Dorothy Goss. Funeral arrangements will be private and under the arrangements of the John A. Lefdahl Funeral Home. 
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5/23/2016
CHARLES REED, 73
RAIRIGH-BENCE FUNERAL HOME OF CLYMER
  Charles Robert Reed (Chuck), 73, of Grant Twp., Marion Center, PA died Saturday morning, May 21, 2016 at the Indiana Regional Medical Center in Indiana, PA.He was the son of Arthur Reed and Emma (Henry) Reed, was born and raised in the Blairsville, PA area and attended Indiana High School. Chuck worked for many years at Robert Shaw Controls in Indiana, PA as a machinist before the company moved out of Indiana. He also worked as a Grant Twp. Supervisor for several years and as a school bus driver for the Purchase Line School District.He loved being out in the open doors where he enjoyed mowing grass and watching the variety of wild animals and birds around his country home and in the surrounding areas. Chuck also loved going to the Odd Fellows Club of Rochester Mills and playing cards with his mutual club member friends.Chuck is survived by his wife, Patricia Joann (Burns) Reed to whom he was married for almost 52 years; his son, Charles Robert Reed, Jr. of East Fallowfield, PA and his wife Elizabeth Fechner Reed and three grandchildren (Alexandra, Emma and Eric); his sister Jean (Reed) Ewing and husband Ray of ...
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5/20/2016
JOSEPH YAMRICK, 83
JOHN A. LEFDAHL FUNERAL HOME IN INDIANA
  JOSEPH GEORGE YAMRICK, AGE 83 OF INDIANA, DIED MAY 19TH ATINDIANAREGIONALMEDICALCENTER. Friends of Joseph Yamrick will be received Sunday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the John A. Lefdahl Funeral Home inIndiana. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday at 10 a.m. at St. Bernard of Clairvoux Roman Catholic Church. Entombment will follow in the St. Bernard Cemetery Mausoleum.    
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5/20/2016
ROBERT GOODLIN, 70
RAIRIGH FUNERAL HOME IN HILLSDALE
  ROBERT GOODLIN OBITUARY                 Robert E. Goodlin, 70, of Lovejoy, PA went to rest with his Father in heaven on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 from the Indiana Regional Medical Center, Indiana, PA.             The son of Rudell “R.J.” “Nick” J. and Edith M. (Calhoun) Goodlin, he was born on July 13, 1945 in Lovejoy, PA.             Bob served in the US Army as a Sargent during Vietnam with Co. B. 2nd Bn 50th Infantry 2nd Armed Division. Among his decorations, he was awarded the Bronze Star Medal and the Vietnam Service Medal with two Bronze Service Stars.             He had been employed as a carpenter with Buterbaugh Construction and had also worked for Season-All.             Bob loved to take walks. He enjoyed writing poems and short stories. He looked forward spending time outdoors hunting deer, turkey and rabbits.             He had a wonderful ability to connect with children and kids loved him in return. Bob was especially adored by his nieces; nephews and great nieces and great nephews. Bob is also fondly remembered by his brothers and sisters as being the most compassionate and loving brother that a person could ever wish to have. ...
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5/20/2016
HELEN WARREN, 90
BOWSER-MINICH FUNERAL HOME IN INDIANA
Warren, Helen L., Age 90, on Thursday, May 19, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Carl Warren. Loving mother of Kathyanne (William) Dobda of Canal Winchester, OH, Patricia (Mark) Jones of Home, PA, Carla (Vincent) Leta of St. Mary’s, PA, Edward (Rhonda) Warren of Home, PA, Terry (Donald) Sarokon of Pittsburgh, PA, Melissa (Lou) McCoy of Mohnton, PA, Shirley (James) McGonnell of St. Mary’s, PA and Nancy (William) Moore of Clearwater, FL. Daughter of the late Harry and Ruth Fair. Sister of Vivian (late Clyde) Murphy of Arvada, CO, Harry “Bud” (Nancy) Fair of Dripping Springs, TX, the late Marie (late William) Filer, the late Roberta Fair and the late Joan (late William) Brooks. Grandmother of Jocelyn (Ben) Perry, Richard (Erin) Dobda, Heidi (Joe) DiSaia, Laura Shaffer, Vikki (Andrew) Gearhart, Jimmy (Valerie) Leta, Kenneth (Heather) Warren, Christopher (LeeAnn) Warren, Ashley Warren, Nicole (Matt) Dunsmore, Eric (Katie) Sarokon, Morgan McCoy, Sean McCoy, Julie (Jim) Kimbrell, Joy (Rick) Clontz, Jeff (Jayne) McGonnell, Joel (Kibby) McGonnell, Jim (Kate) McGonnell, Jane (John) Kitko, Tammy (Kevin) Lewis and Paul (Jodi) Moore. Great-grandmother of Warren, Amy, Katie, Lisa, Isaac, Elijah, Tristan, Mason, Maren, Madeline Rose, Alec, Grady, Dominic, Nicholas, Alex, Amanda, Rachel, Eric, Mily, Selena, Ben, ...
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