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Subject: [CLARION] Clarion County Obituaries, December 20, 2001
Date: Sun, 30 Dec 2001 08:57:46 -0600
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Danny E. Fenstermaker, 51, of Summerville RD 2, died at 5:20 p.m. Wednesday,
Dec. 19, 2001, in UPMC Shadyside, Pittsburgh. The Furlong Funeral Home in
Summerville is in charge of arrangements. A complete obituary will be
published Friday in The Derrick.

Elizabeth "Betty" Mitcham of 3 Redwood St., Warren, Pa., formerly of Oil
City, died at 7:07 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2001, in Warren General Hospital
following a short illness. Born March 20, 1917, in Oil City, she was a
daughter of Thomas and Blanche Moland Stanley. She was a graduate of Oil
City High School and Grove City College. Mrs. Mitcham had resided in Warren
since 1964. She was a legal secretary for the Pennsylvania Grade Crude Oil
Association for a few years in Oil City. Mrs. Mitcham was a member of the
First Presbyterian Church in Warren and the Women's Association of the
church. She was a former member of the Second Presbyterian Church in Oil
City. She was a former board member and president of the Warren General
Hospital Auxiliary and a former board member of the Warren YWCA. Mrs.
Mitcham was a member of the Warren Women's Club, Conewango Valley Country
Club and Warren Garden Club. She was an avid reader and was a watercolor
artist. She was a member of the Porcelain Artist & Teachers Inc. Mrs.
Mitcham was married in Oil City June 27, 1940, to Merle B. Mitcham, who
survives. Also surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Richard (Blanche) Gaillard
of Warren and Marge Mitcham of Columbus, Ohio; a son, M. Benton Mitcham of
Titusville; and three grandchildren. She also is survived by a sister,
Virginia S. Brinkman of Castro Valley, Calif.; and several nieces and
nephews. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Mitcham was preceded in death by
two sisters, Susan S. Master and Peggy Stanley; and a brother, William M.
Stanley. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the First
Presbyterian Church of Warren with Dr. David Leininger, pastor, officiating.
Memorials may be made to the Warren County YMCA, Warren, 16365. The Mark S.
Patterson Funeral Home, 101 Prospect St., Warren, is in charge of

Frank C. Randall Jr., 74, of West Springfield, died Wednesday, Dec. 19,
2001, at his residence. Born Jan. 15, 1927, in Girard, he was a son of Frank
Randall Sr. and Hattie Shingledecker Randall. He served in the U.S. Army
during World War II. Mr. Randall most recently worked for Cablemasters in
Fairview. He previously worked as a mechanic and service manager for many
local car dealers. He was a self-employed service station operator and was
the foreman for LaCastro Plastics in Erie. He enjoyed his family, pets,
hunting, fishing, country music and playing the lottery. Mr. Randall was
married Sept. 5, 1944, to Irene Hollen, who survives. They were married 57
years. Also surviving are two daughters, Linda Waller and her fiance, Tom
Raykowski, of West Springfield, and Beverly Cramer and her husband, Keith,
of Erie; two sons and their wives, Richard and Susan Randall of Oakwood,
Ill., and Ronald and Jayne Randall of Greene Township; nine grandchildren
and 11 great-grandchildren. Mr. Randall also had several relatives in the
Franklin area. No calling hours will be observed. A private service will be
held at the convenience of the family in the Jean Evans Thompson Funeral
Home, 11883 Main St., East Springfield, with Pastor Ed Huntley of the
Federated Church officiating. Interment will be in Springfield Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Great Lakes Hospice, 1527 Sassafras
St., Erie, 16502; or Because You Care Inc., McKean, 16509.

Esther Eizetta Kroh Walker, 77, formerly of Clarion, died Wednesday, Dec.
19, 2001, in the Elizabethtown Masonic Home in Elizabethtown. Born Dec. 20,
1923, in Lawsonham, she was a daughter of Paul and Helen Hawk Kroh. Mrs.
Walker worked for a number of years at Owens-Illinois Glass Plant in Clarion
and also worked at the dry cleaners in Clarion. She retired March 29, 1980,
from the library at Clarion University. She was a member of the United
Methodist Church in Rimersburg. Mrs. Walker had served as a Boy Scout den
mother and Brownie leader in the 1950s. She first was married Oct. 14, 1944,
to Albert William Harwick Sr., who died May 30, 1970. She then was married
in March 1980 to Frank S. Walker, who survives. Also surviving are a
daughter, Mrs. Darrell (Susan) Frederick of Bloomsburg; three sons, James
Paul Harwick of Chicago, Ill., Albert William Harwick Jr. of Clarion and
Michael Scott Harwick of Marshall, Texas; three granddaughters, Heather
Woolford of Cockeysville, Md., and Grace and Glory Harwick of Marshall,
Texas; one great-grandson, Tyler Woolford of Cockeysville, Md.; two
stepchildren, three stepgrandchildren and one step-great-grandchild. She
also is survived by a sister, Sue Keefer of Rimersburg. Friends may call
from 7 to 9 p.m. today in the Robert V. Burns Funeral Home, Clarion. Funeral
services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the funeral home with the Rev.
James Eaton, pastor of Rimersburg United Methodist Church, officiating.
Interment will be in Clarion Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to
Rimersburg United Methodist Church, Rimersburg, 16248; the Elizabethtown
Masonic Homes or the Alzheimer's Association.

Barbara A. Wyant, 47, of Rimersburg, died at 12:20 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18,
2001, in Clarion Hospital following a lingering illness. Born Aug. 31, 1954,
in Clarion, she was a daughter of the late Harold and Ruth L. Mahle Conner.
She was a 1972 graduate of Clarion High School. Mrs. Wyant was of the
Catholic faith. She was married in Rimersburg Jan. 10, 1977, to Henry P.
Wyant, who survives. Also surviving are a son, Jeffery P. Wyant of
Rimersburg; and a daughter, Jessica A. Wyant and her fiance, Robert J. Roos,
of Rimersburg. She also is survived by four brothers, William Conner of
Alliance, Ohio, Dennis Conner of Huey, Robert Conner of Miola and James
Conner of Clarion; seven sisters, Marce Burris of Oil City, Norma Biehle of
Shippenville, Debra Lotta of Wesleyville, Joyce Chambers of Strattanville,
Lois Phillips of Knox, and Patsy Redinger and Donna Zacherl, both of
Clarion; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. She was
preceded in death by her parents and one brother, John Conner, in 1998. A
memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Friday in First United Methodist
Church, 600 Wood St., Clarion, with the Rev. Richard K. Harry, associate
pastor, officiating. Private interment will be held at the convenience of
the family. The Richard D. Hillis Funeral Home in Rimersburg is in charge of

Cheryl Magrini Mason: Cheryl Magrini Mason, 51, of Richmond, Va., formerly
of Clarion, died Thursday, Dec. 13, in Chippenham Medical Center, Richmond.
Among her survivors is her mother, Ann Magrini of Clarion.

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