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From: "Vickie Young" <>
Subject: [CLARION] Clarion County Obituaries, November 9, 2002
Date: Sat, 9 Nov 2002 11:07:40 -0600
Arthur M. Capozzi, 133 Fletcher Lane, Seneca
Alfred C. Gilliland, Fort Myers, Fla., formerly of Franklin
Alice Kathryn Kahle, Miola Road, Highland Township, Clarion County
Craig W. Smith, Strattanville
Jeanne Adele Stritzinger, Stewarts Run, Harmony Township, Forest County
Arthur M. Capozzi, 41, of 133 Fletcher Lane, Seneca, died early Friday
morning, Nov. 8, 2002, in the emergency room of UPMC Northwest,
Franklin. Born June 7, 1961, in Franklin, he was a son of Arthur A. and
Georgia Heil Capozzi. He graduated in 1980 from Franklin High School,
received a bachelor's of science from Edinboro University and a master's
degree in business administration from Grove City College. He was
employed at Joy Mining Machines as an engineer. He was a member of
Seneca United Methodist Church and was a youth leader in the church. He
was very involved in the Cranberry Little League as a manager and
vice-president of the organization. He also coached basketball at
Cranberry Elementary School. He enjoyed karate with his son, their
cottage at Lake Chautauqua, fishing and hunting. He was married June 25,
1983, to the former Ruth Ann Mitchell, who survives. Also surviving are
a son and daughter at home, Arthur A. Capozzi and Angela Marie Capozzi;
his parents of Franklin; a brother, Richard A. Capozzi and wife, Sharon,
and their children, Tyler and Benjamin Capozzi, of Bellefonte; a
sister-in-law, Robin Wolbert and husband, Greg, and their children,
Jeremy, Tony and Emily Haupt, of Franklin; and several aunts, uncles and
cousins. He was preceded in death by a brother, Rodney L. Capozzi.
Friends will be received from noon to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday in the
Huff Chapel, 312 W. Park St. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m.
Monday in the First United Methodist Church of Franklin with the Rev.
James Shaver, pastor of First United Methodist Church, and the Rev.
Charles Harper, pastor of Seneca United Methodist Church, officiating.
Interment will be in Graham Cemetery. The family suggests memorial
contributions be made to the Cranberry Little League in care of Jim
Smith, 623 Bredinsburg Road, Franklin, 16323.
Alfred C. Gilliland, 72, of Fort Myers, Fla., a former Franklin
resident, died Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2002, after a courageous battle with
cancer. He was the son of King and Mary Moore. He retired from the
Chicago Pneumatic Tool Co. after more than 40 years in the accounting
and finance departments in the Utica, N.Y., and Franklin plants.
Surviving are his wife of 48 years, Rita Calabrese; two sons, Charles
Moore of Rockledge, Fla., and Curtis King and his wife, Cynthia, of Los
Angeles, Calif.; two daughters, Lisa Deck and her husband, William, of
Sinking Spring, and Carla Jean of Melbourne, Fla.; 10 grandchildren,
Tiffany Gilliland, Erin, William "Buddy", Geoffrey, twins Sarah and
Shannon Deck, Paige and Garrett Wellman, and twins Emma and Sadie
Gilliland. He was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Moore.
Alice Kathryn Kahle, 84, of Miola Road, Highland Township, Clarion
County, died Friday, Nov. 8, 2002, at Beverly Healthcare-Shippenville.
Born Feb. 20, 1918, in Miola, she was a daughter of the late Tom
Reaghart and Iva Dolby Reaghart. Mrs. Kahle was a homemaker. She was a
member of Shiloh Presbyterian Church in Miola. She enjoyed sewing and
her grandchildren. She was married in May 1938 to Harry Kahle, who
survives. Survivors also include a son, Roger Kahle of Shippenville; a
daughter, Pat Steward of Clarion; a daughter-in-law, Jane Kahle of
Clarion; a brother, Ralph Reaghart of Cheswick; 13 grandchildren and
several great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was
preceded in death by a son, Carl Kahle; and a sister, June McCleary.
There will be no visitation. Funeral memorial services will be held at 2
p.m. Sunday in the Goble Funeral Home of Clarion. Interment will follow
in Miola Cemetery. The family suggests memorial donations be made to the
charity of one's choice.
Jeanne Adele Stritzinger, 77, of Stewarts Run, Harmony Township, Forest
County, also of Gibsonia, died Friday, Nov. 8, 2002, at her home. Born
Nov. 18, 1924, in Stewarts Run, she was a daughter of the late Fred and
Annabelle Copeland Anderson. She was a member of St. Anthony Roman
Catholic Church of Tionesta. She was married Dec. 29, 1944, in Tidioute
to Andrew M. Stritzinger, who preceded her in death in 1985. Surviving
are a daughter, Mrs. Donald (Sharon L.) Reiland of Stewarts Run; two
grandsons, David A. Reiland of Stewarts Run and Keith F. Reiland and his
wife, Michele, of Corry; two great-granddaughters, Kristin and Julia,
both of Corry; a brother, Fred Anderson of Starr, Forest County; a
sister, Elva Shotts of Bradford; and many nieces and nephews. In
addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by twin
infant children, Kathryn J. and William M.; two sisters, Helen Lebarron
and Mary Crowe; and three brothers, Max, Clair and Jack Anderson.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Norman J.
Wimer Funeral Home of Tionesta. Mass of Christian Burial will be
celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony Roman Catholic Church of
Tionesta with the Rev. Philip M. Oriole as celebrant. Interment will be
at Neiltown Cemetery, Harmony Township, Forest County. The family
suggests memorial contributions be made to Special Olympics.
Craig W. Smith, 40, of Strattanville, died at 1 a.m. Friday, Nov. 8,
2002, at his residence following a lengthy illness. Born Dec. 11, 1961,
in Brookville, he was a son of W. Craig Smith of Kane and Dona Henry
Smith of Clarion. He graduated in 1979 from Clarion-Limestone High
School. Mr. Smith was employed as a maintenance mechanic at Piney Creek
Power Plant in Clarion. He was a member of First United Methodist Church
of Clarion and the Clarion Eagles Club. Mr. Smith enjoyed golfing. He
was married Aug. 13, 1994, to Mick Siebka, who survives. Also surviving
are his parents; three daughters, Amanda Smith of Clarion, Ashley Smith
at home and Abbey Smith of Clarion; a stepson, Justin Siebka at home; a
special niece, Brandy Henry of Strattanville; a sister, Robin Courson of
Lugoff, S.C.; and a number of aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and
nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, Scott Smith. Friends may
call from 7 to 9 p.m. today and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at
the Robert V. Burns Funeral Home of Clarion. Funeral services will be
held at 11 a.m. Monday in the First United Methodist Church of Clarion
with the Rev. Stephen Fuller, pastor of Pilgrim Holiness Church of
Strattanville, officiating. Interment will be in Cedarview Memorial Park
in Strattanville. The family suggests memorial donations be made to the
Clarion-Forest VNA Hospice.
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