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From: "Vickie Young" <>
Subject: [CLARION] Clarion County Obituaries, August 26, 2003
Date: Fri, 29 Aug 2003 18:29:55 -0500
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The Derrick, Clarion County, Pennsylvania USA

Malvene A. "Scotty" Scott Brown, of Collegeview Towers, Grove City <>

Olan S. Flickner, 674 Grant St., Franklin <>

Clara A. "Cad" Pintiello, Piney Township, formerly of East Brady <>

The Rev. James F. Reynolds, Cooperstown, formerly of Utica <>

Getting it right - Leon J. "Swede" Carlson, 65, of 5263 Route 66, New
Bethlehem <>

Malvene A. "Scotty" Scott Brown, 79, a resident of Collegeview Towers,
301 S. Broad St., Grove City, since 1996, died at 3:20 p.m. Sunday, Aug.
24, 2003, in United Community Hospital, Grove City, where she had been a
patient for two months. Born June 12, 1924, in Washington Township,
Butler County, she was the daughter of John A. and Sarah Witherup Scott.
She was a 1942 graduate of Eau Claire High School. Mrs. Brown retired in
1989 from United Community Hospital in Grove City where she worked for
more than 20 years as an insurance clerk and insurance biller. She
formerly was employed at George Junior Republic and the former Bashline
Memorial Hospital of Grove City. She was a volunteer for many years at
United Community Hospital. She was a member of Grace United Methodist
Church of Grove City. Mrs. Brown was a minority inspector of elections
and served as president of the residents of Collegeview Towers. She
enjoyed music and golfing. Mrs. Brown was married April 5, 1947, to
Russell Jamison Brown, who died Sept. 11, 1982. Surviving are three
children, Sally A. Miller of Slippery Rock, Thomas S. Brown and wife,
Roann, of Strafford, and Jeffrey L. Brown and wife, Cathy, of State
College; seven grandchildren, Jennifer Parks, Emma Brown, Zachary Brown,
Joshua Brown, Carson Brown, MacKenzie Brown and Somer Brown; and three
great-grandchildren, Mitchell Parks, Russell Parks and Blake Marie
Parks. In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Brown was preceded
in death by two sisters, Aldene Seaton and Joan Scott. Friends may call
from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in the Cunningham Funeral Home,
306 Bessemer Ave., Grove City. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m.
Thursday in Grace United Methodist Church, 210 S. Broad St., Grove City.
The Rev. John K. Jefferis and the Rev. W. Stephen Morse of Grace United
Methodist Church will officiate. Interment will be in Prairie Cemetery,
Harrisville. Memorial tributes may be made to Grace United Methodist
Church Music Department, 210 S. Broad St., Grove City, 16127.

Olan S. Flickner, 95, of 674 Grant St., Franklin, died at 3:58 p.m.
Monday, Aug. 25, 2003, in the West Unit of UPMC Northwest, Franklin.
Born Jan. 11, 1908, in Cherrytree, he was the son of William R. and
Elizabeth Cross Flickner. He graduated in 1925 from Rocky Grove High
School and earned a bachelor's degree in 1930 from Ohio University and a
master's degree in education in 1941 from the University of Pittsburgh.
Mr. Flickner devoted 44 years to public education in Venango County. He
was first named as a principal at age 19. He served eight years as a
teacher and principal and 22 years as the supervisor of the Rouseville
and Cornplanter schools. The educator was superintendent of the Venango
County Schools from 1965 to 1971 and was the last of 14 individuals to
hold that post, first established in 1854. Mr. Flickner was the first
chief administrator of the newly built Venango County Area Vo-Tech
School, serving for one year until his retirement. He was a member of
Petrolia Lodge No. 363 and the Venango Lodge of Perfection. He received
his 50-year pin from the lodge. Mr. Flickner enjoyed watching his
children and grandchildren participate in sporting events, traveling,
golfing, reading and visiting with family and friends. He and his wife
spent the winter in Florida for many years. On Jan. 16, 1976, he married
the former Bonnie Bell Garmong, who survives. Also surviving are eight
children, Bonita Adams and her husband, Robert, of Pittsburgh, William
L. "Bud" Flickner, Nancy Richey and her husband, Clinton "Sam," and
Leslie Boyer and her husband, Robert, all of Franklin, Beryl Flickner
and Paul Flickner and his wife, Ellen, all of Oil City, Victor H.
Garmong and his wife, Nancy, of Rockland, and Paula Findlay and her
husband, Park, of Cranberry; 23 grandchildren and 13
great-grandchildren. He also is survived by two daughters-in-law,
Eleanor Hooker of Indiana and Mary Kay Serafin of Oil City; and many
nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Mr. Flickner was
preceded in death by two wives, Violet F. Pheffer and Margaret Lehm; a
son, Robert S. Flickner; three brothers, Lloyd, Clair and Leland
Flickner; and two sisters, Myrtle and Reva Flickner. Friends may call
from 7 to 9 p.m. today and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in the
Huff Chapel, 312 W. Park St., Franklin. Funeral services will be held at
11 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home with the Rev. Timothy Rogers, a
great-nephew of Mr. Flickner and pastor of Addison United Methodist
Church, officiating. Interment will follow in Lamey Cemetery. The family
suggests memorial donations be made to the Franklin Public Library, 421
12th Street, Franklin, 16323; or the Venango County Historical Society,
301 S. Park St., Franklin, 16323.

Clara A. "Cad" Pintiello, 97, of Piney Township, Clarion County,
formerly of East Brady, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2003, in the home of her
niece, Betty Simpson, her caregiver. Born Dec. 29, 1905, in Upper
Hillville, Clarion County, she was the daughter of John D. and Elizabeth
E. Smith Curtis. Mrs. Pintiello was of the Methodist faith. She first
was married May 7, 1924, to John W. Rickel, who died in 1957. She then
was married July 28, 1952, to Samuel G. Pintiello, who died Sept. 23,
1973. Surviving are a sister, June Ross of Pittsburgh; two
grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. In addition to
her parents and two husbands, she was preceded in death by one son, two
brothers and six sisters. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
today in the Charles B. Buechele Funeral Home, 105 Fourth St., East
Brady. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral
home with the Rev. Henry Scoff, pastor of the Brookville Church of God,
officiating. Private interment will be in Bradys Bend Cemetery, Bradys

The Rev. James F. Reynolds, 84, of 156 Second St., Cooperstown, formerly
of Georgetown Road, Utica, died at 3:10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 25, 2003, in
his home after an extended illness. Born Jan. 13, 1919, in Sandy Lake,
he was the son of Myron M. and Faye Moore Reynolds. He attended school
in Sandy Lake. Rev. Reynolds owned and operated the Reynolds TV &
Appliance Store in Sandy Lake for many years. He also started the first
cable television commercial system that began in Sandy Lake and expanded
to Stoneboro, Cochranton, Utica and Polk. He also was an adviser and
consultant to many cable TV companies for a number of years. He also
spent many years farming at Georgetown Road. Rev. Reynolds loved music
and played and sang with the Rhythm Rangers for many years. He was very
active in gospel music. He and his family, known as the Reynolds Family,
performed for 20 years, 10 of which were a half-hour radio program every
Sunday morning. He was a church song leader for more than 40 years. He
was a member of Mount Carmel Tabernacle of Dempseytown. Rev. Reynolds
enjoyed hunting and fishing, especially with a special nephew, Arlo
Reynolds, of Stoneboro. He was married March 20, 1999, to Lois J. Wyant
Lepley, who survives. Also surviving are four daughters, Gloria Nuhfer
of Franklin, Ohio, Judy Rinker of Knox, Mrs. Carl (Laura Lou) Rinker of
Elizabethtown and Faith Gregory of Franklin; five sons, James M. "Buzz"
Reynolds and wife, Betty, of Franklin, Rickard F. Reynolds and wife,
Fran, of Sandy Lake, Kerry K. Reynolds of Titusville, Keith B. Reynolds
and wife, Dawn, of Utica, and Donald R. Reynolds and wife, Dawn, of
Utica; one stepdaughter, Tonya Ion of Cooperstown; 28 grandchildren, one
stepgrandson, 34 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.
He also is survived by one sister, Mrs. Gordon (Laura Lou) Roberts of
Lake Forest, Calif.; and eight nieces and nephews. In addition to his
parents, he was preceded in death by two daughters, Margaret "Peggy"
Reynolds and Mary Hoover; two sons, Timothy Reynolds and Robert
Reynolds; one grandson, Gene Hoover; one sister, Alice Reynolds; and one
brother, Marvin Reynolds. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Wednesday in the Scott A. Black Funeral Home, 99 Franklin St.,
Stoneboro. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the
funeral home with the Rev. Glenn D. Walker, pastor of Mount Carmel
Tabernacle, Dempseytown, officiating. Interment will be in Cooperstown
Cemetery, Jackson Township, Venango County.

Getting it right - Leon J. "Swede" Carlson, 65, of 5263 Route 66, New
Bethlehem, died Saturday in the Clarion Hospital. Among his survivors
are his grandchildren, Garrett, Cassi, Zane, Tara and Ryan Carlson.

The Clarion News, Clarion County, Pennsylvania USA

Virginia Joanne Hultquist Sister of local residents SHEFFIELD - Virginia
Joanne Hultquist, 70, of Pickering Street , Sheffield , died Friday
evening, August 15, 2003 , at her residence. She was born November 25,
1932 , in Sligo to the late William and Lulla Belle Allio Smathers. She
was married on November 10, 1949 , in Clarion to Kenneth L. Hultquist,
who died March 7, 1982 . A Warren County resident since 1952, she was a
former resident of 315 South Main Street , Clarendon. She was employed
as a waitress by Edie's Coffee Shop in Clarendon and worked at the Blair
Corporation in the mailing room. Mrs. Hultquist was a member of St.
Anthony Roman Catholic Church, Clarendon Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies
Auxiliary, Sheffield Senior Center , and a former member of St. Clara's
Roman Catholic Church. She was an avid bowler. In addition to her
husband, she was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by a
daughter, Barbara Marie Johnson and husband, Kenneth of Clarendon; three
sons, Rod L. Hultquist of Palmyra; Gale O. Hultquist of Eden, N.Y.; and
Michael W. Hultquist of Warren; two brothers, Jack Smathers of
Tylersburg and Jim Smathers of Clarion; one sister Kay Neely and her
husband Blake of Knox; nine grandchildren; and several nieces and
nephews. A mass of Christian burial was held at St. Anthony's Roman
Catholic Church with The Rev. Raymond Gramata, pastor, officiating.
Burial was at the Scotch Hill Cemetery in Leeper. Bears for burial
were Jeffery Johnson, Jason C. Johnson, Scott Hultquist, Jeremy Johnson,
Kimberly Hultquist and Chad Hultquist. Horary bearers were Jill
Hultquist, Kristin Hultquist and Matt Hultquist. The Donald E. Lewis
Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements.

Dr. James Hoch Arner Area doctor, Navy veteran CLARION - Dr. James Hoch
Arner, 81, of Clarion, died Friday evening, August 22, 2003 , after a
prolonged illness. Born June 11, 1922 , in Clarion he was the son of
James Jacob and Helen Hoch Arner. Dr. Arner married the former Alice Lou
Wilson, she survives. He graduated valedictorian of the class of 1940 at
Clarion High School . After attending Clarion State Teachers College
until 1943, Dr. Arner entered the United States Navy where he attended
Bucknell University and Northwestern University . He was commissioned a
lieutenant j.g. and served three years in the Pacific Theater. Dr Arner
was aboard one of the 2,000 ships in Leyte Harbor when Japan surrendered
to end World War II. Dr. Arner earned a bachelor's degree from Clarion
State College and a Doctor of Optometry from Pennsylvania College of
Optometry in Philadelphia , where he graduated with honors. He had an
optometry practice along South Fifth Avenue , Clarion, for 35 years and
served as president of the Northwest Society of Optometry. In June 2003,
he was honored for his 53-year membership in the Pennsylvania Optometry
Association. Dr. Arner was a lifetime member of First United Methodist
Church in Clarion, serving in many leadership capacities, including
chairman of the administrative board and the board of trustees. Being a
member of the church was a very important part of his life. He was a
50-year member and past member of Clarion Masonic Lodge No.277 and a
50-year member of Coudersport Consistory. Dr. Arner was president of the
Clarion Hospital Board of Directors during its formative years and
served as vice-president of the Clarion Chamber of Commerce. He also was
past president of the Clarion Rotary Club and was president of the
club's board of directors. Dr. Arner was the last surviving charter
member of the Clarion Rotary Club and was president of the Captain
Samuel Brady Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution. In addition
to his wife, Dr. Arner is survived by three children; the Honorable
Judge James G. Arner and his wife, Debra; Sharon J. Huff of Huntingdon;
and Matthew B. Arner and his wife Cindy of Pittsburgh; four
grandchildren, James E. and Justin Arner of Clarion and Lauren and
Lindsay Huff of Huntington. He is also survived by two sisters, Shirley
Arner Frycklund and her husband, George of Indiana, and Jane Arner
Fisher of Seneca; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death
by a brother-in-law, John Fisher. Friends called at the Goble Funeral
Home, in Clarion on Monday. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday
(today, August 26) in the First United Methodist Church in Clarion. The
family suggests memorials be made to the choir of the First United
Methodist Church , Clarion.

Sara Ritzinger Bergman
LANSDALE - Sara Ritzinger Bergman, 84, formerly of Penn Street , New
Bethlehem, died early Sunday morning, August 24, 2003 , in Dockwood
Retirement Community.

David Wesley Burnett
VENUS - David Wesley Burnett, 61, of 559 Keister Road , Venus, died at
1:30 a.m. Friday, August 22, 2003 , at his residence.

Bertha P. Bump
PARKER - Bertha P. Bump, 78, of Bear Creek Personal Home, Parker,
formerly of West Freedom, died at 4:20 a.m. Thursday, August 21, 2003 ,
in the care facility following a lingering illness.

Leon J. 'Swede' Carlson
NEW BETHLEHEM - Leon J. "Swede" Carlson, 65, of 5263 Route 66, New
Bethlehem, Redbank Township , Clarion County , died Saturday, August 23,
2003 , in Clarion Hospital .

Lavina Irene 'Hun' Clymo
DEARBORN , MICH. - Lavina Irene "Hun" Clymo, 78, of RD3 Emlenton, died
Friday, August 22, 2003, in Oakwood Hospital, Dearborn, Michigan.

Genevieve M. Hetzler
EMLENTON - Genevieve M. Hetzler, 92 of Russell Road , Emlenton, Richland
Township , Venango County , died at 6:53 a.m. Thursday, August 21, 2003
, in the Caring Place , Franklin , where she had resided for
the past six years.

Benjamin James Himes
KNOX - Benjamin James Himes, 45, of Knox, formerly of Rimersburg, died
at 9:20 p.m. Wednesday, August 20, 2003 , in Mercy Hospital , Pittsburgh
, of injuries sustained Tuesday in a motorcycle accident in Elk Township

Michael A. Horvath
RIMERSBURG - Michael A. Horvath, 22, of 629 Oak Grove Road , Rimersburg,
died Wednesday afternoon, August 20, 2003 , at his residence.

Irwin A. Miller
NEW Bethlehem - Irwin A. Miller, 85, of 208 Grant Street , New
Bethlehem, died Thursday, August 21, 2003 , in Brookville Hospital .

Kimber Lee Walker
NEW BETHLEHEM - Kimber Lee Walker, 45, of New Bethlehem, Armstrong
County , died at 8:40 p.m. Wednesday, August 20, 2003 , at her

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