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Samuel Ulan 
Samuel Ulan, 90, RD 2 Pont Road, Albion, died at home on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 1998, after a long illness.
He was born on Feb. 14, 1907, in Chipman, Alberta, Canada, the son of the late John and Mary Bordulak Ulan.
Mr. Ulan was a member of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, Pageville, Pa. Prior to his retirement several years ago, he was an ironworker for PNC Dock, Conneaut, Ohio. He served with the U.S. Army military police detachment in World War II. He ran Ulan Cider Mill in Pont, Pa., for several years. He enjoyed building ponds.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Molly Ulan, on Jan. 8, 1996; a sister, Dorothy Dennis; and two brothers, John Ulan and Nick Ulan.
Survivors include two sisters, Tillie Nagle and Olga Kessler, both of Albion; a brother, Walter Ulan of Albion; a close friend, Carl Main of Meadville; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the Samuel J. Steff Funeral Home, 188 E. State St., Albion, Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., and may attend a funeral service at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, Pageville, Friday at 11 a.m.
Burial will be at St. Nicholas Cemetery, Pageville.
Parastes services will be held at 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to St. Nicholas Church, Pageville, Pa. 16412.
January 13, 1998 

Robert Palmer 
Robert "Shorty" Palmer, 68, 901 W. 4th, died on Monday, Jan. 12, 1998, at Twinbrook Medical Center.
He was born in New York state on June 3, 1929, son of the late Harvey and Velma Gilmore Palmer. He had lived in Erie most of his life.
Mr. Palmer retired from a local laundromat in downtown Erie.
He collected old newspaper clippings.
He was preceded in death by a sister and three brothers.
He is survived by his wife, Marjorie Hansen Palmer; two daughters, Michelle and Monica Palmer of Harborcreek Township; one son, Eric Palmer of New Cumberland, Pa.; two grandchildren, Nicholas and Kayla Ellison; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the Dusckas Funeral Home East, 2607 Buffalo Road, on Thursday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. and may attend a service there on Friday at 2 p.m. The Rev. Arthur F. Good, associate pastor of Wesley United Methodist Church, will officiate.
Burial will be at Wintergreen Gorge Cemetery.
January 13, 1998 

Louis C. Szabo 
Louis C. Szabo, 61, of E. 7th Street, died at his home Tuesday morning, Jan. 13, 1998.
He was born July 12, 1936, in Acs, Hungary, son of the late John and Maria Simonics Szabo.
Mr. Szabo owned Colonial Bakery from 1990-97. He also worked for General Electric Co. as an electrician for 30 years, retiring in 1994. He was a member of the GE Quarter Century Club.
Mr. Szabo was a parishioner of St. Casimir Catholic Church. He was a member of the Slovak National Club and was active in Erie's Hungarian community. He enjoyed fishing and hunting.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Stephen and John Szabo, and a sister, Rose Feher.
Survivors include his wife, Florence Kieklak Szabo; a son, Louis M. Szabo of Erie; a daughter, Julia L. Tomczak of Vineland, N.J.; a brother, Frank Szabo of Budapest, Hungary; a sister, Julia Kocsis of Sokolov, Czech Republic; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at Mark G. Razanauskas Funeral Home, 701 East Ave., Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Friday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. A prayer service will be held there Saturday at 9:30 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian burial at St. Casimir Catholic Church at 10 a.m.
Burial will be at Wintergreen Gorge Cemetery.
January 13, 1998 

Jeanette Musica DeJohn 
MEADVILLE Jeanette Musica DeJohn, 85, RD 10 Liberty Street Extension, died Monday, Jan. 12, 1998, at Hamot Medical Center.
Born Jan. 1, 1913, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Carmella DeMatteo Musica. She was a crossing guard for 14 years in the Meadville area until her retirement in 1973. She had previously worked at the former Talon, Inc., W.T. Grant Co. and Woolworth's. As a teenager, she had managed her parents' grocery store.
Mrs. DeJohn was a member and past promoter of St. Mary's Catholic Church Altar and Rosary Society, the Catholic Daughters of America, Court Columbia No. 2, and the Italian Civic Club Auxiliary. She was a lifelong member of St. Mary's Church and the original St. Mary's Choir. She enjoyed music and cooking.
She was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Carmella Jean; two brothers, Louis and Dominic Musica; and a sister, Mary Cremonese.
Survivors include her daughters, Patricia Say and her husband Robert, Carmella Jean Bullock and Andrea Manuel, all of Meadville; a son, Anthony DeJohn of Erie; 10 grandchildren, J. Christopher, Mark, Gina, Matt, Michael, Christianne, Mike, Andy, Melissa Jeanette and Steve; and two great-grandchildren.
Friends may call at the Byham-Miller-Mizner Funeral Home, Inc., 404 Chestnut, Meadville, Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. The funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary's Church, Friday at 10 a.m. Msgr. Casimir Bogniak, pastor of St. Mary's, will officiate.
Burial will be at St. Brigid Cemetery, West Mead Township.
Memorials may be made to the family for their choice of charity.
January 13, 1998 

Isabel Davidson Foley 
Isabel Davidson Foley, 78, formerly of Tannery Road, Girard, died Monday, Jan. 13, 1998, at Integrated Health Services at Bayside in Erie following a brief illness.
She was born in Cadogan, Pa., on Sept. 8, 1919, daughter of the late Mark Davidson and Edna Snyder Davidson Sheets.
Foley was preceded in death by her husband, John "Jack" Foley, in September 1979.
She is survived by a brother, Mark Davidson of Billerica, Mass.; a sister, Elaine Carlson of Kersey, Pa.; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the Robert A. Jaworowicz Funeral Home, 309 Main St. East, Girard, Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A service will be held there Friday at 10 a.m.
Burial will be at Girard Cemetery.
January 13, 1998 

Hazel Otteni Platz 
Hazel M. Otteni Platz, 91, of Bear Creek Road, Fairview, died on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 1998, at Pleasant Ridge Manor West.
She was born in Erie on Feb. 28, 1906, a daughter of the late Frank and Anna Bolte Otteni.
She had been a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church many years ago.
She enjoyed gardening, farming, knitting, crocheting and playing euchre.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer H. Platz; five brothers, Robert, Roy, James, Norman and Frank Otteni; and two sisters, Inez Jackson and Ruth Wurst.
Survivors include one son, Joseph Platz of Cranesville and his wife, "Pinky"; a daughter, JoAnn Sturdivant of Fairview and her husband, Robert; four grandchildren, Michael and Patrick Platz, Rodney Sturdivant and Gail VanCise; two sisters, Thora Wurst and Susan Roesch, both of Erie; and four great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the Burton Funeral Home, 7463 Main St., Fairview on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and may attend a service there Friday at 11 a.m. The Rev. Charles Cammarata will officiate.
Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to West County Paramedics, 6852 Meadville Road, Girard, Pa. 16417.
January 13, 1998 

Floyd R. Sitter 
Floyd R. Sitter, 77, died Monday, Jan. 12, 1998, at Saint Vincent Health Center following an extended illness.
He was born in Erie on Aug. 10, 1920, a son of the late John B. and Thresa Vogt Sitter.
Mr. Sitter attended Erie Tech High School and had been a tool maker at Teledyne Penn-Union and head mechanic at Tom McCabe for more than 30 years. He trained vocational students in auto mechanics, and enjoyed hunting, fishing and woodworking.
He was preceded in death by three brothers and five sisters.
Survivors include his wife, Gertrude V. Sitter, whom he married Oct. 20, 1940; two daughters, Maryellen Hannold and her husband, Darrell, and Linda Slawson and her husband, John, all of Erie; a son, David Sitter and his wife, Virginia, of Harborcreek; eight grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, nine great-great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. 
Friends may attend a service Thursday at 10 a.m. at Zion's Lutheran Church, 735 Brown Ave., with the Rev. Robert M. White officiating. 
Burial will be at Valley Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Loaves and Fishes Soup Kitchen, 643 W. 17th, Erie, Pa. 16502. 
The Burton Funeral Home, 3816 West Lake Road, handled arrangements.
January 13, 1998 

Dorothy Elizabeth Schoenfield 
Dorothy Elizabeth Schoenfield, 97, Presbyterian Lodge, died Monday, Jan. 12, 1998, at her home.
She had been a resident of the Lodge for many years, having moved from the family home at 447 Kahkwa Blvd.
Born in Erie on Nov. 12, 1900, she was a daughter of the late William A. and Katherine Bauschard Schoenfield.
She graduated from Erie Central High School in 1918 and City Normal School in 1920, where she was in a class of 12. She studied briefly at the University of Wisconsin and studied voice at the old Erie Conservatory of Music.
Miss Schoenfield taught in Erie public schools for 46 years, primarily at Marshall School and Perry Middle School. She was an art counselor at several summer camps when not teaching. She was active in St. Luke Church and was a member of Community United Church at the time of her death.
She belonged to Delta Kappa Gamma and the Woman's Club of Erie.
She was preceded in death by her brother, William Philip Schoenfield of Dallas, and a sister, Lenora L. Schoenfield.
Survivors include a niece, Kathryn Carol Schoenfield, and a nephew, William P. Schoenfield Jr.
Friends may call at the Burton Funeral Home, 602 W. 10th St., Wednesday from 2 to 5 p.m. and may attend a service there Thursday at 2 p.m.
Burial will be at Erie Cemetery.
The family requests memorials be made to the organ fund at Community United Church, 1011 W. 38th St., Erie, Pa. 16508.
January 13, 1998 

Sister Josina Boyersmith 
Sister Josina Boyersmith, SSJ, 83, of the Villa Maria Community Living Center, 5031 W. Ridge Road, died Monday, Jan. 12, 1998, at the Community Living Center.
She was born in Meadville, daughter of the late Joseph and Catherine Beierschmitt Boyersmith.
She was in her 63rd year of religious life. Sister Josina entered the Sisters of Saint Joseph from St. Agatha Parish in Meadville in 1934 and made her Diamond Jubilee in 1994.
A graduate of Meadville High School and a student at Villa Maria College, she served as housemother and dining room supervisor at St. Joseph's Home for Children for eight years. She also served as housekeeper and supply clerk at St. Mark's Seminary and St. Mary's Home for more than 54 years, retiring in 1994 to the Community Living Center, where she continued to do ministry.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Ralph and Lawrence Boyersmith.
Survivors include a brother, Paul Boyersmith of Meadville; many nieces and nephews; and her religious family.
Friends may call at the Villa Maria Community Living Center Wednesday from 2 p.m. until the time of a prayer service at 7 p.m. and Thursday from 10 a.m. until the time of a Mass of Christian burial in the center's chapel at 4:30 p.m.
Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery.
Memorials can be made to Sisters of Saint Joseph Community Support Fund, 5031 W. Ridge Road, Erie, Pa. 16506.
The Francis V. Kloecker Funeral Home, West 25th and Sassafras streets, is in charge of the arrangements.
January 13, 1998 

Thomas L. Turner Jr. 
GREENSBURG, Pa. Thomas L. Turner Jr., 72, of Erie, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 1998, at Saint Vincent Health Center.
He was born in New Salem, Pa., on Dec. 26, 1925, son of the late Kathleen Harvey Turner and Thomas L. Turner Sr.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
A former Greensburg resident, he had been the owner of Turner Office Equipment in Latrobe.
Mr. Turner was a member of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, and the B.P.O.E. No. 511, both of Greensburg.
Survivors include his wife, Helen A. Turner; a daughter, Kathleen Costanzo and her husband, Michael, of Jersey City, N.J.; a son, Thomas H. Turner, M.D., and his wife, Debbie, of Fairview; a granddaughter, Rebecca Turner; and a sister, Jean Christopher and her husband, Walter, of Prosperity, Pa.
Friends may call at the Bacha Funeral Home, 516 Stanton St., Greensburg, Thursday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. A blessing service will be held at the funeral home Friday at 9:30 a.m.
Entombment will be at the Greensburg Catholic Cemetery Mausoleum.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimers Association of Northwestern Pennsylvania, 2703 Ash St., Erie, Pa. 16504.
January 13, 1998 

Richard A. Eagan 
Richard A. Eagan, 69, 3911 McClelland Ave., died Monday, Jan. 12, 1998, at Saint Vincent Health Center.
He was born in Oil City on Nov. 25, 1928, son of the late Patrick and Susan Monighan Eagan.
He attended St. Joseph Grade School and St. Joseph High School in Oil City.
Mr. Eagan was a veteran of the Korean War, serving as a corporal in the U.S. Army.
He worked for Pennzoil and in his family's grocery store in Oil City. After moving to Erie he worked in the receiving department at American Hollow Boring, from which he retired in 1993.
He was a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish, and for 45 years he belonged to the Oil City Knights of Columbus Council 385.
He was preceded in death by four brothers, Joseph, Robert, Thomas and Eugene Eagan.
Survivors include his wife, Eleanor Froncek Eagan; a daughter, Karen Eirich and her husband, Allen, of Erie; a son, Kevin Eagan and his wife, Christine, of Lake City; two sisters, Mary Hovis and her husband, James, of York, and Virginia Hickey of Erie; a brother, James Eagan of Huntington, N.Y.; two grandchildren, Melinda and Harley Eirich, and many nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the John J. Quinn Funeral Home, West 9th and Libery streets, from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, and from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday. A prayer service will be held there at 9:30 a.m. Friday, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church, 1553 E. Grandview Blvd., at 10 a.m.
Burial will be at Wintergreen Gorge Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Leukemia Society of Western Pennsylvania, 2 Gateway Center, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15222.
January 13, 1998 

Julia Frankovits 
Julia Frankovits, 101, of Sarah A. Reed Retirement Center, 2214 Sassafras St., died at her home on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 1998.
She was born in New York City on July 10, 1896, daughter of the late John and Elizabeth Frankovits.
She was a former resident of Bayonne, N.J. She was employed as an executive secretary at the Victor Blata Textile Co. in New York.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Margaret Griffin and Elizabeth McKay, and by a brother-in-law, Michael J. Griffin, former city commissioner and assistant to the mayor of Bayonne, N.J.
Survivors include a nephew, Michael Griffin of Erie; and four great-nieces, Mrs. Vernon (Kathleen) Griffin-Peterson, Marguerite Griffin and Mrs. Richard (Grace) Perhacs, all of Erie, and Elizabeth Daley of Colorado Springs.
Burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington, N.J.
The Francis V. Kloecker Funeral Home, West 25th and Sassafras streets, is handling arrangements.
January 13, 1998 

Lloyd H. Whitman 
Lloyd H. Whitman, 88, 439 Shady Ave., Corry, died Sunday, Jan. 11, 1998, at his residence.
He was born in Centerville, Pa., on Aug. 27, 1909, son of the late Arch and Lillie Mae Culver Whitman.
Whitman was raised and educated in Centerville. He also lived in Spring Creek, Pa., and East Branch, Pa., prior to moving to Corry. He had worked in auto body repair for several local businesses, including Turbine Chevy, Crotty Ferrando, Vernon Motors and Marty's Garage, from where he retired in 1975.
He was a member of the American Legion Post 365 in Corry and the Corry Central Labor Club. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, trapping and gardening.
He was preceded in death on April 18, 1984, by his wife, Ethel Sterling Whitman, whom he married in Titusville in September 1977. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Irene McChesney, and a brother, Charles Whitman.
He is survived by a son, Lloyd H. Whitman Jr. of Corry and his wife, Darlene; two sisters, Mae Crisman of Titusville and Edna Sickler of Erie; two grandchildren, Kiel and Kayce Whitman; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the Bracken Funeral Home in Corry on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A service will be held there Thursday at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Paul E. Wilson Sr., pastor of the Evangelical United Methodist Church, officiating.
Burial will be at Pine Grove Cemetery in Corry.
January 12, 1998 

Leonard M. Wetzel 
Leonard M. "Red" Wetzel, 88, 641 Troupe Road, Harborcreek, died Sunday, Jan. 11, 1998, at Hamot Medical Center.
Mr. Wetzel was born Nov. 11, 1909, in Buffalo, N.Y., son of the late Leonard and Margaret Hintermier Wetzel. In his youth, he was an avid baseball player.
He owned and operated Wetzel Stump Removal and operated a Texaco service station at 5681 E. Lake Road. He was retired from GE, where he had been a foreman, and was a member of the GE Quarter Century Club.
Mr. Wetzel belonged to the Moniuszko Singing Society.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Genevieve Tallmadge Wetzel, in 1991; and by his brother, Clifford Taylor.
Surviving are a son, Richard C. Wetzel and his wife, Nancy, of Erie; two daughters, Joanne Snyder and her husband, Robert, of Erie and Judith Noble and her husband, Charles, of Findley Lake, N.Y.; a brother, Niles Taylor and his wife, Harriet, of Jensen Beach, Fla.; a sister, Marcia Loper of Pinnelas Park, Fla.; a sister-in-law, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Friends may call at the Chester S. Schaal Funeral Home, 550 W. 9th St., Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m., and attend a service there Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Gerald T. Ritchie, pastor of Our Lady of Mercy Roman Catholic Church, will officiate.
Burial will be at Valley Cemetery in McKean.
January 12, 1998 

Helen Taft Waid 
Helen I. Taft Waid, 82, of Pleasant Ridge Manor, Girard, formerly of Huntley Road, West Springfield, died on Sunday, Jan. 11, 1998.
Mrs. Waid was born in Pennline, Pa., on Oct. 26, 1916, the daughter of the late Wood B. and Eva Fails Taft.
She had worked for several years as a nurse's aide at Pleasant Ridge Manor when it was knwon as the Erie County Home. She previously worked for the Girard Model Works.
She was a member of the Federated Church and was the founder of the Rebekkah Lodge 96 in East Springfield. She enjoyed crocheting and knitting.
She was preceded in death on Feb. 23, 1986, by her husband of 52 years, Ivan M. Waid; by four brothers, Bill, Don, John and Gaylord Taft; and a sister, Esther English.
She is survived by a son, Frederick Lloyd Waid of East Springfield; a daughter, Lois Robison of West Springfield; three sisters, Marguerite Fails, Nora Fails and Bertha Sheldon, all of Conneaut, Ohio; and by eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Friends may call at the Jean Evans Thompson Funeral Home, 11883 Main St., East Springfield, on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and may attend services there on Thursday at 1 p.m., with Pastor Ed Huntley of the Federated Church of East Springfield officiating.
Burial will be at Springfield Cemetery, East Springfield.
Memorials may be made to the Springfield Volunteer Fire Department, Main Street, East Springfield, Pa. 16411.
January 12, 1998 

Rose Frontino Sweeney 
Rose M. Frontino Sweeny, 81, of 1228 E. 30th, died Monday, Jan. 12, 1998, at Saint Vincent Health Center.
She was born in North East on Oct. 22, 1916, the daughter of the late Louis and Jennie Vilardo Frontino. She was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church and the parish Happy People Club.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Jack Frontino.
Survivors include her husband of 50 years, Arthur N. Sweeney; two daughters, Mrs. John (Cecelia) Begandi of Lake City and Mrs. Rose Catlin of Erie; one son, William Sweeney and his wife, Christine, of Erie; five sisters, Lorraine Bruschi, Connie Bufflari, Jeanette Walker, Marian Soeder and Amy Federicci, all of Erie; two brothers, James Frontino of North East and Seiro Frontino of Erie; eight grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the A. Brugger & Sons Funeral Home, Pine Avenue Branch, 845 E. 38th, Tuesday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. The funeral services will be held Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. at the funeral home and 10 a.m. at Holy Rosary Church.
Burial will be at St. Gregory Cemetery in North East.
Memorials may be made to the Erie Center for the Blind, 2402 Cherry, Erie, Pa. 16502.
January 12, 1998 

Paul R. Hobeck 
Paul R. Hobeck, 58, a resident of El Paso, Texas, died Friday, Jan. 9, 1998, at El Paso, Texas Medical Center. 
He was born in Erie, June 28, 1939, a son of Frances Izbicki Hobeck Rogers of Erie and the late Joseph P. Hobeck. 
Mr. Hobeck graduated from St. John the Baptist Catholic School in Erie, Cathedral Prep High School and Gannon University. He served in the U.S. Air Force and worked as a photographic technologist for the director of information at White Sands in New Mexico for over 30 years. 
In addition to his mother survivors include two daughters, Laura Hobeck Alva and Alma Hobeck, both of El Paso; two grandchildren, Kikmberly Hobeck and Jacob Alva, both of El Paso; a sister, Frances M. Salorino of Erie; a brother, Joseph C. Hobeck of San Francisco, Calif.; and many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. 
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at the Martin Funeral Home, El Paso. Burial with full military honors will be at Veterans Cemetery in El Paso.
The Carl A. Slomski and Son Funeral Home, E. 21st and Ash streets, provided information.
January 12, 1998 

George Ludzik 
George Ludzik, 80, formerly of South Hill Road, McKean, died Monday, Jan. 12, 1998, at Pleasant Ridge Manor West.
Born in McKees Rocks, Pa., on April 6, 1917, he was the son of the late Michael and Julianna Spontak Ludzik.
He was a dairy farmer in McKean until he retired. He was a member of St. Nicholas Orthodox Greek Catholic Church.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Anna Neszpaul and Elizabeth Ferrick.
Survivors include a sister, Mary Keast of Campbell, Calif.; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
No calling hours will be observed.
Friends are invited to the Requiem of Divine Liturgy at St. Nicholas Church, 1115 East Ave., Wednesday at 1 p.m., with the Very Rev. Msgr. Ronald A. Hazuda officiating.
Burial will be at St. Nicholas Cemetery.
The Brugger Home for Funerals, West 38th Street and Greengarden Boulevard, is in charge of arrangements.
January 12, 1998 

Ruth Mayes Jack 
Franklin resident was a homemaker
FRANKLIN Ruth Mayes Jack, 91, 338 Pinoak Drive, Franklin, died at her home Tuesday, June 23, 1998.
She was born Oct. 14, 1906, in Brookville, daughter of the late Walter and Bertha Vasvinder Mayes.
Mrs. Jack was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John E. Jack, on Feb. 27, 1987; they were married July 17, 1924.
Also preceding her in death were a son, John Jack Jr.; a grandson, Robert Sutton; a brother, Edward Mayes; and a sister, Pauline Mayes.
She is survived by a son, Walter "Dick" Jack of Burleson, Texas; a daughter, Mrs. Floyd Mike (Patricia) Sutton of Franklin; a sister, Mrs. Harold (Isabelle) Allshouse of Brookville; 15 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
There will be no calling hours. Friends may attend a service at Robert W. Gardinier Funeral Home, 1315 Chesnut St., Franklin, today at 1 p.m. The Rev. John Sass of Uniontown Church will officiate.
Burial will be at Sunset Hill Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to the Franklin Library.
June 24, 1998 

Norma J. Nason 
Owned Just the Right Angle hair salon
Norma J. Nason, 58, 2702 Angle St., died Tuesday, June 23, 1998, at Saint Vincent Health Center after a long illness.
She was born Aug. 13, 1939, in Conneautville, daughter of Virginia Viola Thomas Natcher of Erie and the late Clifford William Joslin Jr.
She owned "Just the Right Angle" hair salon. She was a mixologist at several local establishments, retiring in 1993.
She is survived by her son, Jeff Nason of Erie and his wife, Sandra; her fiance, Charles Eighmy; a sister, Shirley Amendola of North East; and two brothers, William Joslin and his wife, Lana, and Terry Joslin and his wife, Carol, all of Erie.
Friends may call at Brugger Home for Funerals, 1595 W. 38th St., today from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. A service will be held there Friday at 8:20 a.m., followed by a Mass at St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church at 9 a.m.
Burial will be at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America Inc., 386 Park Avenue S.-17th Floor, New York, NY 10016-8804.
June 24, 1998 

Lucille Jordan Mowers Greenbeck 
Served during World War I as a U.S. Army nurse
Lucille Jordan Mowers Greenbeck, 100, formerly of 12397 East Lake Road, North East, died Tuesday, June 23, 1998, at Erie Rehabilitation and Nursing Center.
She was born Jan. 28, 1898, in Erie, daughter of the late Clark and Carolyn Marshause Jordan.
Mrs. Greenbeck, who lived in North East all her life, was the last World War I veteran living in Erie County. She enlisted in 1918 and served in the U.S. Army as a nurse. She was a member of American Legion Post 105.
She attended nursing school at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Youngstown, Ohio. She was a nurse in North East for several years and was an American Red Cross trainer.
Mrs. Greenbeck was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church in North East and the Brotherhood of St. Joseph.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Edward Mowers; her second husband, Ralph G. Greenbeck; a daughter, Patricia Manison; a son, William Mowers; and two stepchildren, Bertha Locke and Merle Greenbeck.
She is survived by 10 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
Friends may call at William D. Elkin Funeral Home, 65 South Lake St., North East, today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A service will be held at St. Peter's Lutheran Church on Friday at 10:30 a.m., conducted by the Rev. Kenneth Laber.
Burial will be at North East Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 1500 Freeport Road, North East, PA 16428; or McCord Memorial Library, Box 427, North East, PA 16428.
June 24, 1998 

Dominick Scutella 
Owned Scutella's Dry Cleaners in Kane
KANE Dominick Scutella, 82, of Warren, formerly of Kane, died Tuesday, June 23, 1998, at Central Care Center in Warren after a long illness.
He was born Feb. 2, 1916, in Delianova, Italy, son of the late Pasquale and Maria Rosa Caminiti Scutella.
While living in McKean County, Mr. Scutella owned and operated Scutella's Dry Cleaners in Kane for 50 years.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, serving in the Rhineland and Ardennes. He earned a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star with an oak leaf cluster. He was a member of VFW Post 1132 and American Legion Post 250.
He was a member of the Warren Senior Center, Knights of Columbus Council 715 and Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge 130.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary A. Zampogna Scutella, in 1982; they were married Oct. 28, 1943.
Also preceding him in death were a brother, Frank Scutella, and a granddaughter, Victoria Marie Haslett.
He is survived by two sons, Pat Scutella of Warren and attorney Frank Scutella of Erie; a daughter, Mrs. Mark (Christine) Haslett of Warren; four brothers, Philip Scutella of Kane, Anthony Scutella of St. Marys, Pat Scutella of Ridgway and Joseph Scutella of Erie; seven grandchildren, a great-grandchild and many nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at Cummings Funeral Home, 151 Greeves St., Kane, Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Mass will be celebrated at St. Callistus Roman Catholic Church on Friday at 10 a.m.
Burial will be at St. Callistus Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Warren County unit of the American Cancer Society or Hospice of Warren County.
June 24, 1998 


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