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Subject: [PACLARIO] obits for 5-7-2010
Date: Sat, 08 May 2010 15:09:13 -0400


Josephine L. Bruno Kulinski
Rosemary T. French
Budd M. Work
Lauren Nicole Eshbaugh
Mary Christine Stewart
Katherine C. Anderton
Catharine R. Rake



Josephine L. Bruno Kulinski, 94, of Warren, formerly of Oil City, died at 9:45 p.m. Wednesday, May 5, 2010, at Watson Memorial Home in Warren.
Born Dec. 10, 1915, in Oil City, she was the daughter of Salvatore and Anna Puleo Bruno.
She was a 1943 graduate of Oil City High School.
Upon graduation she became the bookkeeper for the family-owned Bruno’s Fruit Wholesale in Oil City.
After raising her five children, she and her husband Max took over the operation of that business from her father. She retired from the Cooper Avenue business in 1980.
Mrs. Kulinski was a member of St. Stephen Church of Oil City. While she was living in Warren, Holy Redeemer Parish took care of her religious needs.
She was a past president of the Legion of Mary. She also belonged to the Rosary Society and the Golden Agers.
She was married Oct. 18, 1939, to Max J. Kulinski of Oil City. He preceded her in death Nov. 19, 1986.
Mrs. Kulinski is survived by five children, Virginia Blum and her husband, Jim, of Seneca, John J. Kulinski of Pittsburgh, Cindy Mallory and her husband, Howard, of Clarkston, Mich., “Sam” Salvatore Stanley Kulinski of North Carolina and William Frank Kulinski of Warren; 16 grandchildren and 15 greatgrandchildren.
Also surviving are three sisters, Beatrice Puleo of Oil City, Angela Prather of Franklin and Frannie Rodgers of Oil City; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by six sisters, Rose Petulla, Nena Parker, Mary McMahon, Virginia Bruno, Stephanie Spence and Sally McDonald .
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday in the Reinsel Funeral Home & Crematory in Oil City.
Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday in St. Stephen Church with the Rev. Matt Ruyechan as celebrant.
Interment will be in Sunset Hill Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to Watson Memorial Home, 1200 Conewango Ave., Warren, Pa., 16365.
Condolences may be sent at www.reinselfuneralhome. com

Rosemary T. French, 83, a resident of Sugar Creek Station, formerly of Seneca, died at 9:41 a.m. Thursday, May 6, 2010, at UPMC Northwest in Seneca.
Born June 6, 1926, in Oil City, she was the daughter of Thomas and Augusta Feeney Zillifro.
She was married Sept. 21, 1947, at St. Joseph Church in Oil City to Ronald A. French Sr., and he preceded her in death July 13, 2002.
A loving mother and grandmother, Mrs. French had worked at Brody’s Dept. Store in Oil City.
Rose was a member of St. Stephen Church in Oil City.
She enjoyed bowling and was an avid golfer.
She is survived by seven children, Sherry French of Franklin, Ron French and his wife, Susan, of Seneca, Dave French and his wife, Kim, of Meadville, Susan Rossiter and her husband, Robert, of Flower Mound, Texas, Sheila Le- Goullon and her husband, David, of Raleigh, N.C., Sally Masterson and her husband, Gene, of Oil City and Jeff French of Oil City.
Also surviving are 11 grandchildren, Mike Le- Goullon and his wife, Jen, Jennifer Hickman and her husband, Ben, Matt Rossiter and his wife, Caryn, Joe Le- Goullon, Kelly Rossiter, Doug French and his wife, Ashley, Traci Rossiter, Tanner Zacherl, Justin Zacherl, Sam Zacherl and Hunter French; and five great-grandchildren, Deacon, Zane, Marla, Willa and Aubrey.
She also is survived by a brother, Edward Zillifro and his wife, Donna, of Slippery Rock; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by five sisters, Augusta Goss, Dorothy Daugherty, Florence Beck, Edna Davis and Betty Hepler; and two brothers, Richard Zillifro and Thomas Zillifro.
Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. today and from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday in the Reinsel Funeral Home & Crematory in Oil City.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home with Monsignor William C. Karg presiding.
Interment will follow in Brandon Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent at www.reinselfuneralhome.com
Memorials may be made to the Sugar Creek Station Alzheimer’s unit.


Budd M. Work, 94, of Jefferson Manor in Brookville, a former resident of Strattanville, died Tuesday, May 4, 2010, at Jefferson Manor.
Born June 15, 1915, he was the son of Clair and Minnie Gaston Work.
He was married Dec. 25, 1947, to Beulah E. Miller, and she preceded him in death May 14, 2000.
Budd was a member of the Asbury Church for many years and served as a Sunday School teacher.
He worked several years in the coal business and at Miles Coal Co. until his retirement.
Surviving are his two sons, Howard Work of Valparaiso, Ind., and Gary Work and his wife, Bonnie, of Valparaiso, Ind.; and two daughters, Bonnie Hubauer and her husband, Jack, of Strattanville, and Debbie Lightner and her husband, Bob, of Shelocta.
He also is survived by five grandchildren, Amber Peterson, Andy and Amy Work, and Stephanie and Holly Lightner; and a great-grandson, Elliott Peterson.
Also surviving is a brother, Herbert Work and his wife, Bonnie, of Strattanville; and a brother-in-law, Lloyd Miller and his wife, Betty, of Warren.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a brother, Wendell Work; and two sisters, Letha Ace and Almeda Johnson.
Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Goble Funeral Home & Crematory, 330 Wood St. Clarion.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday from the funeral home with the Rev. Dr. Deryl Larsen of First United Methodist Church in Clarion officiating.
Interment will follow in Asbury Cemetery.
Memorials donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice.
Online condolences may be made by going to www. goblefh.net


Lauren Nicole Eshbaugh, 19, of Indiana, Pa., passed away Tuesday, May 4, 2010, at her home surrounded by her family and pastors.
She had a very strong faith in the Lord, which helped her live her life to the fullest during her 19-month battle with cancer.
She was born May 17, 1990, in Indiana, to Kenneth W. and Kathleen A. Hasty Eshbaugh.
Lauren was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Indiana, where she was a member of the youth group and often sang with the church choir.
She just completed her first year at Carnegie Mellon University, where she was studying voice performance.
She was recently initiated into Sigma Alpha Iota, a women’s music fraternity.
Lauren had a love of music and began singing in choruses at the age of nine. These included the River City Youth Chorale, the Children’s Festival Chorus, Junior Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh and productions with the Pittsburgh Opera.
A 2008 graduate and high honor student at Indiana Area High School, Lauren participated in numerous band, chorus and drama productions, and she was a member of the National Honor Society.
In addition to her love of singing, Lauren also was an accomplished pianist and flutist.
Lauren is survived by her parents of Indiana; a brother, Kevin M. Eshbaugh and his wife, Danielle, of Ford City; a nephew, Kohlt Eshbaugh; and her paternal grandmother, Louise Eshbaugh of Clarion
She also is survived by two aunts, Laurie Lemons and her husband, William, of Kittanning and Myrna Eshbaugh of Clarion; two uncles, Robert Newell and his wife, Theresa, of Latrobe and Daniel Newell and his wife, Jennifer, of San Angelo, Texas; a special great-aunt and uncle, Jean and Gary Shepherd of Blairsville; and her cousins, Greg and Noelle Lemons, Chad and Cody Burford and Rheannie and Rutger Newell.
She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Sylvia and C. Robert Shepherd and Betty Newell; and her paternal grandfather, Robert C. Eshbaugh.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at Bowser-Minich Funeral Home, 500 Ben Franklin Road South, Indiana.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Trinity United Methodist Church, 398 Church St., Indiana, with the Rev. Greg Golden and the Rev. Jude Urso officiating.
Interment will be made in Oakland Cemetery.
Lauren would be honored if memorial contributions were made to the Trinity United Methodist Church Piano Fund, 398 Church St., Indiana, 15701.


Mary Christine Fowler Stewart, 94, of New Haven Court, Butler, passed away at 6:55 a.m. Thursday, May 6, 2010, at Good Samaritan Hospice of Cabot after an illness.
She was born May 24, 1915, in Madison Township, Clarion County, the daughter of Harry N. Fowler and Viola May Mortimer Fowler.
She was a member of Jerusalem United Church of Christ in Rimersburg, the Rimersburg Senior Center, the Rimersburg Lioness Club and the Madison Township Election Board.
She and her husband operated a farm in Madison Township, and she moved from there to Rimersburg in 1969.
She married Arthur Ardell Stewart on Aug. 28, 1937, in Jerusalem United Church of Christ in Rimersburg, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 4, 1964.
Surviving are two daughters, Mary Kathryn Culbertson Neely and her husband, William, of Butler and Kristen Adele Stimpert and her husband, Larry H., of Butler.
Also surviving are five grandchildren, Douglas Scott Culbertson and his wife, Darla, of Butler, Marcie Lynn Hunter and her husband, Jeffrey, of Butler, Dennis Arthur Culbertson and his wife, Aimee, of Butler, Kara Adele Hohn and her husband, Michael of Medina, Ohio, and Janae Lynn McLister and her husband, Jonathon, of Butler; 12 greatgrandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Margie Carol Stewart, on Dec. 23, 1962; four brothers, Wallace Fowler, Byron Fowler, Arnold Fowler and Vaughn Fowler; and five sisters, Garnet Stewart, Dorothy Fowler, Georgia Sedgwick, Helen Hawk and Lois Anderson.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Richard D. Hillis Funeral Home in Rimersburg.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home. The Rev. Dr. Jack Gareis of Jerusalem United Church of Christ in Rimersburg will officiate.
Interment will follow in Rimersburg Cemetery.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www. hillisfuneralhome.com



Katherine C. Anderton, 92, a resident of The Caring Place in Franklin and formerly of 114 Moran St. and Red Coach Manor in Oil City, died at 5:15 a.m. Thursday, May 6, 2010, after an extended illness.
Arrangements are being handled by The Reinsel Funeral Home & Crematory of Oil City.
A complete obituary will be published Saturday in The Derrick.



Catharine R. Rake, 89, of Shippenville, died Wednesday, May 5, 2010.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by Brooks Funeral Home, 124 Main St., Watsontown, www.wfbrooksfuneralhome. com
A complete obituary will be published Saturday in The Derrick.




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