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From: "Ellis Weller" <>
Subject: [PACLARIO] Obituaries, The Derrick, May 29, 2007
Date: Tue, 29 May 2007 12:44:53 -0400


The Derrick, May 29, 2007:

Cyril J. "Butch" Bauer Jr., Leeper
Frank Jack Bump, Route 68, Karns City
Gladys E. Deeter, 352 Pacific St., Franklin
Donald L. Fleming, 74 Brookside Lane, Brookville
Kenneth D. Jersey, 615 12th St., Franklin
Mary Alice Rankin Kelly, Clarion, formerly of Miola
John J. Lauro, 39 Stewart Road, Oil City
Rosalie J. McDermott, 68, of Youngstown
Martha Michael, Grant Street, Franklin
Rosella M. Monroe, Parker
Glenn A. Moore, 815 Eau Claire Road, Emlenton
George A. Pastrick, Erie, formerly of Oil City
Sophie M. Pokoj, 232 Seneca St., Oil City, formerly of Riverside Drive
James E. Rettig, West Freedom



Cyril J. "Butch" Bauer Jr., 55, of Leeper, died early Saturday
morning, May 26, 2007, in his home.
Born May 31, 1951, in Covington, Ky., he was the son of the late Cyril
J. Bauer Sr. and Billie Jean Cason Bauer.
Mr. Bauer drove truck for Siegel Coal Co. and then worked as a cabinet
maker for Marque Homes.
He was a member of St. Mary Church in Crown.
Mr. Bauer also was a member of the Fryburg Sportsman's Club and served
as treasurer of the International Association of Machinists Union,
Local 2439, for several years.
He enjoyed hunting, carpentry and spending time with his family.
Mr. Bauer was married Nov. 6, 1971, to the former Deborah Kirkpatrick,
who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Robert Eugene Bauer and his wife, Cynthia
L., of Wellsburg, W.Va., and Michael Edward Bauer and his wife,
Michelle, of Leeper; and five grandchildren, Mason, Logan, Mackenzie,
Aurora and Maria.
He also is survived by five brothers and sisters, Gertrude Ann Willis
and Louis Anthony Bauer, both of Knox, James Allen Bauer and his wife,
Colleen, Roberta Jean Mays and her husband, Dan, and Teresa Jean Eland
and her husband Roy, all of Lucinda; and a number of nieces and
nephews.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Bauer was preceded in death by a son,
Adam Christopher Bauer.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today in the Borland
Funeral Home Inc. in Leeper.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the funeral home
with the Rev. Gregory Passauer of St. Mary Church in Crown,
officiating.
Interment will follow in Scotch Hill Cemetery.
The family suggests memorials be made to the Clarion-Forest VNA.



Frank Jack Bump
Frank Jack Bump, 56, of Route 68, Karns City, Kaylor area, died
suddenly at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 26, 2007, in his home of an
apparent heart seizure.
The Richard D. Hillis Funeral Home in Petrolia is in charge of
arrangements.
A complete obituary will be published Wednesday in The Derrick.


Gladys E. Deeter, 93, of 352 Pacific St., Franklin, died at 3:50 p.m.
Sunday May 28, 2007, at Sugar Creek Station.
Born Sept. 25, 1913, she was the daughter of the late Clarence A. and
Wilda W. Eakin Ferringer.
Mrs. Deeter was a homemaker and an avid reader.
She was a member of the Atlantic United Brethren in Christ Church.
Mrs. Deeter was married March 24, 1932, to Murl I. Deeter, who
preceded her in death.
She was the last member of her immediate family.
Mrs. Deeter is survived by numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces,
great-nephews, great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews; and two
sisters-in-law, F. Erla Ferringer and Lorraine Ferringer, both of
Franklin.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by
five brothers, Raymond P. Ferringer, Carl B. Ferringer, Percy D.
Ferringer, Calvin C. Ferringer and Robert L. Ferringer; and three
sisters, Marie A. Hancox, Hazel M. Ferringer and Ruth A. Ferringer.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p .m. Wednesday at the Robert
W. Gardinier Funeral Home, Inc., 1315 Chestnut St., Franklin.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home
with the Rev. Ronald C. Bole, VNA Hospice Pastor, officiating.
Interment will be in Peters Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent online at www.gardinierfuneralhome.com


Donald L. Fleming
Donald L. Fleming, 86, of 74 Brookside Lane, Brookville, died
Saturday, May 26, 2007, in Brookville Hospital.
Born Sept. 16, 1920, in Corsica, he was the son of Clyde M. and Minnie
Hall Fleming.
He was a World War II veteran, serving in the Army Air Corps in the
Aleution Islands and Alaska.
Mr. Fleming was a self-employed carpenter and lumberman.
He was an avid outdoorsman and a member of the Audubon Society and
Sierra Club.
Mr. Fleming was married in New Bethlehem May 17, 1945, to Helen Faye
Martz, who survives.
Also surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Richard (Carol) Sheats of
Ligonier and Mrs. Calvin (Donna Faye) Dempsey of Barnwell, S.C.; one
son and his wife, H. Clair and Sandy Fleming of Brookville; seven
grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
He also is survived by one brother, Merle Fleming of Erie.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Fleming was preceded in death by two
brothers, Albert Fleming and Robert Fleming; and three sisters, Grace
Fleming, Mildred Bish and Isabel Wahl.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today in the McKinney
Funeral Home, 345 Main St., Brookville.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the funeral home
with the Rev. Ray Merritt officiating.
Interment will be in Lakelawn Memorial Park in Reynoldsville.
Memorials may be made to a charity of one's choice.



Kenneth D. Jersey, 72, of 615 12th St., Franklin, died at 10:36 p.m.
Sunday, May 27, 2007, in his residence after a short battle with
cancer.
Born July 5, 1934, in Flint, Mich., he was the son of Helen Goodrow
Jersey.
He served in the U.S. Air Force from August 1954 to July 1955 during
the Korean War.
Mr. Jersey was a self-employed salesman and owner of Ken Jersey
Accounting in Erie.
He spent 50 years of his life in Erie and the last few years in
Franklin.
Mr. Jersey was a member of the Franklin Foursquare Church. Although he
had many interests, his love for the Lord and his church ministry was
his greatest passion.
He was married Feb. 3, 20907, to Anna Marie Kurtich Spencer-Jersey,
who survives.
Also surviving are two children, Debora Wilson and husband, Robert, an
d Janet Tankersley and husband, Ronnie, all of Erie; seven
grandchildren, Julie Silvis and husband, Marcio, Robert Wilson Jr.,
Victoria Wilson, Lt. David Wilson, Erica Tankersley, Vahnell
Tankersley and Jessica Williams; and one great-grandson, Marcio Silva
Jr.
He also is survived by stepchildren: Deborah Thompson and husband,
Andrew, Martha Slocum and husband, Ron, Sharon Frost and husband,
Scott, Kathy Smith and husband, Terry, Laura McCain and husband, Mark,
Jim Sheehan and wife, Tracy; several stepgrandchildren; and one
step-great-granddaughter.
He was preceded in death by his mother.
There will be no visitation.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Franklin
Foursquare Church, 318 13th St., Franklin, with the Rev. Don Boyer,
pastor, officiating.
Interment will be in Sunset Hill Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to the Franklin Foursquare Building Fund or to
the VNA Foundation.
The Robert W. Gardinier Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be sent online at www.gardinierfuneralhome.com




Mary Alice Rankin Kelly
Mary Alice Rankin Kelly, 83, a resident of the Golden Living Center,
Clarion, formerly of Liberty Towers and Miola, died at 4 a.m. Monday,
May 28, 2007, in the center.
The Robert V. Burns Funeral Home, Clarion, is in charge of
arrangements.
A complete obituary will be published Wednesday in The Derrick.



John J. Lauro, 73, of 39 Stewart Road , Oil City , died at 7:40 a.m.
Thursday, May 24, 2007, in UPMC Northwest, Seneca.
Born Aug. 13, 1933, in Hazleton , he was a son of Philip and Myrtle
Sassman Lauro.
He graduated from high school in 1951 and earned an associate degree
in business administration from Rider College in Trenton, N.J.
Mr. Lauro started his working career at Bethlehem Steel, then was a
plant manager at Xaloy Industries in New Jersey and last worked at Oil
Well Supply, starting as the manager in the sucker rod division and
last in sales. After his retirement from Oil Well, he and his wife
owned and operated the Cranberry Country Store.
Mr. Lauro was a member of St. Joseph Church.
He was a well-known hardball and softball pitcher in the Anthracite
Region.
Mr. Lauro was an ASA umpire for more than 25 years in the Oil
City-Franklin area.
He enjoyed woodworking and was an avid stamp collector.
On Aug. 3, 1957, he married the former Mary Jean Lutzick, who
survives.
Also surviving are a son, John M. Lauro and wife, Mary Lynne, of The
Colony Texas; a daughter, Lisa Hahn of Highland Village Texas; six
grandchildren, Amber Harkless, Shauna Harkless, Alyssa Lauro, Caitlyn
Lauro, Kendahl Hahn and Kirsten Hahn.
He also is survived by a brother, Philip Lauro and wife, Mary Ann, of
Kutztown; a sister, Margaret Litavis and husband, Richard, of Milford,
Mass; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant son,
Joseph Lauro; and a brother, Nicholas Lauro.
There will be no visitation.
Services will be conducted at the convenience of the family.
Interment will be in St. Gabriele Cemetery, Hazleton.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to a charity
of one's choice.


Rosalie J. McDermott, 68, of Youngstown, Ohio, a native of Franklin,
died at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 24, 2007, at Sugar Creek Station.
Born Jan. 7, 1939, in Franklin, she was a daughter of William E. and
M. Catherine "Katie" Connell Cauvel.
She grew up in Franklin, was a member of the Rainbow Girls and was a
1957 graduate of Franklin High School.
Mrs. McDermott had been employed as a waitress at Cauvel's Diner and
T.C. Cafe in Franklin, as a dietician at the Orange Village Nursing
Home, and as a cashier at the Brookfield Riverside Market in
Brookfield, Ohio.
She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Franklin.
Mrs. McDermott moved at one time from Cooperstown to Brookfield, Ohio.
She then lived in Youngstown until her illness recently brought her
back to Sugar Creek Station.
She married Carl W. McDermott Sr. Sept. 20, 1957, and he preceded her
in death.
Mrs. McDermott is survived by three children, Carl "Chip" W. McDermott
Jr. and his wife, Beth, of Masury, Ohio, Debra Householder and her
husband, Todd, of Hadley and Pamela Sue McDermott of Masury, Ohio; and
six grandchildren, Amanda Emery of Hadley, Jessica McDermott and
Bethany McDermott, both of Masury, Ohio, Carl W. McDermott III of
Northridge, Calif., and Daniel McDermott and William McDermott, both
of Masury, Ohio.
Also surviving are three sisters, Sharyn Rinker and her husband,
Daniel, of Franklin, Robin Keener and her husband, Ike, of Franklin,
and Aletha "Teessie" Cauvel of Franklin; one brother, Jeffrey M.
Cauvel of Franklin; close friends, Dick Chaffee of Wattsburg and Daisy
Hazlett of Franklin; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one brother,
Michael D. Cauvel; and one sister, Judith A. Cauvel.
Friends will be received from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Robert W.
Gardinier Funeral Home Inc. in Franklin.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home
with the Rev. Sean Rowe, pastor of St. John Episcopal Church in
Franklin, officiating.
Interment will follow in Franklin Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the family in care of the Robert W. Gardinier
Funeral Home Inc., 1315 Chestnut St., Franklin, 16323.
Condolences may be sent online at www.gardinierfuneralhome.com



Martha Michael
Martha Michael of Grant Street, Franklin, died Monday, May 28, 2007,
in The Caring Place.
The Huff Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
A complete obituary will be published Wednesday in The News-Herald.



Rosella M. Monroe
Rosella M. Monroe, 94, of Parker, died Saturday afternoon, May 26,
2007, in Butler Memorial Hospital following an illness.
Born Dec. 7, 1912, in West Monterey, Clarion County, she was the
daughter of William A. and Catherine Kriebel Jordan.
She was a member of the Park Hill Church of God in West Freedom.
Mrs. Monroe owned and operated Monroe's Store and Service Station at
Six Points near Eau Claire from 1961 to 1972. She also served as tax
collector for Allegheny Township, Butler County, for many years.
She was a member of Parker City Chapter No. 60, Order of Eastern Star.
Surviving are a daughter, Gail Monroe Bickel and husband, Alan, of
Girard; a son, Richard D. Monroe and wife, Shirley, of Sun City,
Ariz.; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and many nieces and
nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband,
Donald C. Monroe, in 1958; three sisters, Glenna Foust, Alma Fair and
Verna LaBerenze; and four brothers, Lawrence, Arnold, Kenneth and Carl
Jordan.
Friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. today in the H. Jack
Buzard Funeral Home, Wayne Street, Parker.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the funeral home
with the Rev. Lonny Wolford, pastor of Park Hill Church of God,
officiating.
Interment will be in Allegheny Cemetery, near Parker.



Glenn A. Moore, 76, of 815 Eau Claire Road, Emlenton, died at 3:35
a.m. Saturday, May 26, 2007, in Allegheny General Hospital,
Pittsburgh, following a brief illness.
Born Dec. 9, 1930, in Oil City, he was the son of Lawrence and Hilda
Rudy Moore. Due to the passing of his mother at an early age, he was
raised by his stepmother, Kathryn Witherup Moore. After her passing in
1967, Mr. Moore married Sarah Stotler of Emlenton.
After graduating from Clintonville High School, Mr. Moore was employed
as a machinist at Cooper-Bessemer in Grove City, retiring in 1993
after 35 years of service. He also was employed for more than 20 years
as a bus driver with Moore's Bus Service of Clintonville. He also
served as a Clinton Township supervisor and secretary/treasurer for
more than 20 years.
Mr. Moore was a dedicated Christian and was a member of the Union
Presbyterian Church in Clintonville for more than 60 years, serving as
an elder, Sunday school teacher, trustee, property committee member
and as church treasurer for 26 years.
He was a member of the Scrubgrass Grange and Venango County Pomona
Grange and was a lifetime member of the Clintonville Volunteer Fire
Department.
One of Mr. Moore's favorite activities was to attend the Scrubgrass
Senior Center where he loved to play bingo and 500. Other favorite
pastimes included hunting, gardening and playing with his
grandchildren.
Mr. Moore was married April 15, 1950, to Irene L. Freeman, who
survives. They celebrated their 57th anniversary this year. Out of
this union came four children, a daughter, Pat Beck and husband, Ken,
of Grove City; three sons, Larry Moore of Emlenton, Ed Moore and wife,
Donna, of Gibsonia and Earl Moore and wife, Angie, of Clintonville;
grandchildren, Amy Larish and husband, Chuck, of Chicago, Michael Beck
and wife, Pamela, of Grove City, Brian Moore and wife, Heidi, of
Harrisville, Christopher Moore and Hillary Moore, both of
Clintonville, Heather Hilty of Fairfax, Va., and Dana Hilty of
Gibsonia; and two foster great-grandchildren, Chris and Tony McCann of
Harrisville.
He also is survived by one brother, Paul Moore of Grove City; special
friend, Nancy Amari of Cleveland, Ohio, a stepsister, Mazie Master and
husband, John, of Clintonville; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Mr. Moore was preceded in death by his parents; stepmothers, Katherine
Moore and Sarah Moore; a brother, Kenneth Moore; and an infant sister.
Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today in the Larry
E. McKinley Funeral Home, 109 Emlenton St., Clintonville.
Friends also will be received from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Wednesday in the
Union Presbyterian Church, 409 Emlenton St., Clintonville.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the church with
the Rev. Tony Catullo officiating.
Interment will follow in the Clintonville Methodist Cemetery.
The family suggests memorial contributions be sent to the Union
Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 236, Clintonville, 16372.



George A. Pastrick, 94, formerly of Oil City, died Sunday, May 27,
2007, in the Veterans Affair Medical Center, Erie
Mr. Pastrick was born July 24, 1912, in Sheffield, the son of George
and Mary Donick Pastrick. He resided in Sheffield for 30 years during
which time he was employed as an automobile mechanic with Jones
Chevrolet. He also served as a volunteer firefighter.
He was a veteran of World War II. He entered the U.S. Navy in 1944,
serving as a coxswain. He was involved in some of the major battles of
the South Pacific until his medical discharge in 1945.
Mr. Pastrick worked in Oil City for 34 years with Weaver Chevrolet as
parts and shop manager and in sales. He also was a salesperson at
Slesnick and Seneca Motors.
He retired to Emmaus for 16 years before coming to Erie in 1992.
Mr. Pastrick enjoyed gardening, fishing and cooking. He was a master
gardener specializing in tomatoes, garlic and eight-foot sunflowers.
Canning a variety of fruits and vegetables, jams and jellies was a
yearly occurrence for him. His apple pies, tortes and raisin cookies
were three of his favorite masterpieces.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Jane McMullen Pastrick.
Surviving are three daughters, Maureen Pastrick Stabley and her
husband, Dick, of Jersey Shore, Pa., Marcia Anne Pastrick Walsh and
her husband, Tim, of Bristow, Va., and Miriam McMullen-Pastrick,
O.S.B. of Mount St. Benedict Monastery, Erie; and beloved friends at
Benetwood Apartments. He took great pride in his three grandsons,
Brian and Jason Walsh, and Arnie Sundberg; and his great-grandson,
Matthew Walsh.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by three
brothers, Mike, John and Joseph; and one sister, Mary Zastawney.
Friends will be welcomed for the viewing at Mount Saint Benedict
Monastery, Erie, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday and from 3 to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday. A Vesper Service will follow at 5:30 p.m. Saturday in the
Monastery Chapel where Mr. Pastrick was a part of the worshiping
community.
Interment will take place Tuesday, June 5, in Wintergreen Gorge
Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Mount Saint Benedict Monastery Infirmary,
6101 East Lake Road, Erie, 16511, or to the Emmaus Soup Kitchen, 218
East 11th St., Erie, 16503.
Arrangements are being handled by the Dusckas Funeral Home Inc. East,
2607 Buffalo Road, Erie.
To send condolences, visit www.dusckasfuneralhome.com.



Sophie M. Pokoj
Sophie M. Pokoj, 82, of 232 Seneca St., Oil City, formerly of
Riverside Drive, Oil City RD 2, died at 1:55 p.m. Sunday, May 27,
2007, in the Oil City Presbyterian Home after an extended illness.
Born Jan. 13, 1925, in Titusville, she was the daughter of Joseph and
Mary Habacz Baron.
Mrs. Pokoj was a member of St. Stephen Roman Catholic Church in Oil
City.
She was married Jan. 6, 1943, to Edward "Curly" Pokoj, who died Nov.
12, 1995.
Surviving are six sons, Daniel and wife, Ginny, of Titusville, Edward
of Cooperstown, William and wife, Suki, of Fayetteville, N.C., John
and wife, Cindy, of New Milford, Conn., Robert and wife, Diane, of
Denton, Md., and Joseph and wife, Barbara, of Westerville, Ohio; 12
grandchildren, Travisty Pokoj, Jessica Pokoj Stitt and Seth Pokoj,
Thomas, William and Susan Pokoj, Candace Pokoj Sanders, Patrick and
Tim Howard, Amanda Wilkinson and Sean Pokoj, and Anthony Burns; and
five great-grandchildren.
She also is survived by four sisters-in-law, Mrs. Pat Baron of
Titusville, Mrs. Rose Baron of Erie, Mrs. Gladys Klein of Detroit,
Mich., and Mrs. Vera Baron of Port Charlotte, Fla.; and numerous
nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Pokoj was preceded in
death by eight brothers, John, Andrew, Peter, Joseph, Walter, Michael,
Robert and Raymond Baron; and two sisters, Mary "Maime" Baron, and
Anna Chopko.
Friends may call from 10 to 11:45 a.m. Wednesday in the Morrison
Funeral Home, Oil City.
Mass of Christina Burial will be celebrated at noon Wednesday in St
Stephen Church with the Rev. Matthew Ruyechan, pastor, presiding.
Entombment will be in Sunset Hill Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to St.
Stephen Church Second Century Fund or to the Oil City Presbyterian
Home.


James E. Rettig
James E. Rettig, 88, of West Freedom, Clarion County, died at 4:30
a.m. Sunday, May 27, 2007, at at Clarview Nursing and Rehabilitation
Center in Sligo following an extended illness.
Born Feb. 18, 1919, in East Brady, he was the son of the late Charles
and Bertha Sayers Rettig.
He was an honorably discharged veteran of World War II, serving in the
U.S. Navy.
Mr. Rettig was affiliated with Park Hill Church of God at West
Freedom.
He was employed by the railroads most of his adult life as a laborer.
Surviving are his companion, Louise Smith of West Freedom; three
brothers, Leo and Joe Rettig and Joe Rettig, both of Rimersburg and
Paul Rettig of Butler; one sister, Mary Reiner of Chicora. Also
survived by a number of nieces and nephews.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at H. Jack Buzard Funeral
Home, Wayne Street, Parker, and from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at Park Hill
Church of God, Lime Plant Road, West Freedom.
Funeral services will be at 6 p.m. Thursday with Rev. Lonny Wolford
and staff officiating.
Burial will be Friday morning in Perryville Cemetery near Parker.





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