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Viola Brenner McKeever 
Westmoreland County resident was a Presbyterian
IRWIN - Viola M. Brenner McKeever, 86, of Irwin, died Sunday, June 21, 1998.
She was born April 16, 1912, in Irwin, daughter of the late John W. and Sarah Jane Dyer Brenner.
Mrs. McKeever was a member of the United Presbyterian Church of the Covenant in Irwin.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles R. McKeever; a grandson, James McKeever; and two brothers, James and William Brenner.
She is survived by a daughter, Gloria M. McKeever of Irwin; a son, Donald R. McKeever of McKean and his wife, Linda; and two grandchildren, Jean Allison and Steven McKeever.
Friends may call at Williams Snyder Funeral Home, 521 Main St., Irwin, Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A service will be held at United Presbyterian Church of the Covenant on Wednesday at 11 a.m.
Burial will be at Irwin Union Cemetery.
June 22, 1998 

Stanley Waiter 
Was a former Ervite Corp. employee
Stanley Waiter, 79, 2 Gibson St., North East, died Saturday, June 20, 1998, at Hamot Medical Center.
He was born Nov. 12, 1918, in Erie.
Mr. Waiter worked for Ervite Corp. for 38 years, retiring as the maintenance supervisor in 1984. He served in the Merchant Marine during World War II.
Mr. Waiter, who was a Mason, was member of Perry-Keystone Lodge 392. He was a volunteer firefighter with West Ridge Hose Co. for nearly 18 years. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in North East.
He enjoyed fishing and hunting.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Martha Love Waiter, whom he married April 10, 1937; a son, William S. Waiter of Wattsburg and his wife, Barbara; and three grandchildren, Debbie Rogers, Brian Waiter and Barry Waiter.
Friends may call at Burton Funeral Home, 602 W. 10th St., Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A service will be held there Wednesday at 11 a.m., conducted by the Rev. David S. Oyler.
Burial will be at Erie Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 823 Fillmore Ave., Erie, PA 16505; or the American Diabetes Association, 3850 Walker Blvd., Erie, PA 16508.
June 21, 1998 

Howard S. Kofoed 
Owned vineyard and beef cattle farm
RIPLEY, N.Y. Howard S. Kofoed, 87, of East Side Hill Road, Ripley, died Saturday, June 20, 1998 at Westfield Health Care Center.
He was born Sept. 27, 1910, in Silver Creek, N.Y., son of the late Harry and Ida Belle Harrison Kofoed.
Mr. Kofoed owned and operated Kofoed Farms on East Side Hill Road, retiring in 1989. He had grown grapes and raised beef cattle since his youth.
He enjoyed traveling.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Stanley Kofoed, and a sister, Mildred Testrake.
He is survived by his wife, Edna Reed Kofoed, whom he married Oct. 8, 1941; a sister, Anna Bentley of Ripley; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at Mathews Funeral Home, 104 W. Main Road, Ripley, Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Thursday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service there at 11 a.m.
Burial will follow at East Ripley Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church of Ripley, 24 W. Main Road, Ripley, NY 14775.
June 21, 1998 

Henry A. Benecki 
Retiree worked for Loblaws supermarkets
Henry A. Benecki, 80, of Vestal, N.Y., formerly of Erie, died Saturday, June 20, 1998, at Vestal Nursing Center after a brief illness.
He was born July 16, 1917, in Erie, son of the late Peter and Cecilia Malinowski Benecki.
Mr. Benecki was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He worked for Loblaws supermarkets in Erie for 30 years.
He was a participant in the Cursillo movement.
He enjoyed gardening and music.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Helen Bolash; and three brothers, John, Walter and Edward Benecki.
He is survived by his wife, Wanda Rogowski Benecki, who lives with her daughter in Endicott, N.Y.; three daughters, Emily Sedziak of Erie, Margaret Tomczak of Germantown, Md., and Rita Belk of Endicott and her husband, Michael; a sister, Wanda Sherosky of Erie; eight grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at Edward J. Garr Funeral Home, 459 E. 12th St., Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A service will be held there Wednesday at 9:30 a.m., followed by a Mass at St. Stanislaus Roman Catholic Church at 10 a.m.
Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to St. Stanislaus Church, 516 E. 13th St., Erie, PA 16503; or Vestal Nursing Center, 860 Old Vestal Rd., Vestal, NY 13850.
June 21, 1998 

Edward John Krobot 
Was an assembler for General Wire Spring Co.
CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS Edward John Krobot, 61, 580 S. Main St., Cambridge Springs, died Sunday, June 21, 1998, at Clarion Hospital in Clarion after a short illness.
He was born July 27, 1936, in Pittsburgh.
Mr. Krobot, who lived in McKees Rocks most of his life, worked at General Wire Spring Co. as an assembler for 29 years, retiring in June 1994.
He was a member of McKees Rocks Elks Lodge 1623 and the McKees Rocks Sportsmen's Club. He was a social member of VFW Venango Post 169 a former member of the American Legion post in McKees Rocks.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Edna Chizar; a brother, William Krobot; and his former wife, Jo Ann Hiltgen.
He is survived by his wife of four years, Rita Krobot; a son, Edward Krobot Jr. of Monaca; four daughters, Mrs. Logan (Cassie) James of Gunnison, Colo., Mrs. Michelle Becker, Peggy Krobot and Julie Krobot, all of McKees Rocks; two stepsons, George E. Davis and James Michael Rough of Cambridge Springs; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Ron (Tammy) Van Horsen of Adrian, Minn.; three brothers, John, Floyd and William Krobot, all of McKees Rocks; 14 grandchildren, two great-granddaughters and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at Van Matre Funeral Home, 335 Venango Ave., Cambridge Springs, today from 7 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A service will be held there Wednesday at 10 a.m., conducted by the Rev. Rod Beardsley, pastor of Cambridge Srings First Baptist Church.
Burial will be at Venango Cemetery.
June 22, 1998 

Earnest Reginal Atkins 
Lived in Erie as a child
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. Earnest Reginal Atkins, 30, of Oklahoma City, died Thursday, June 18, 1998.
He was born Oct. 5, 1967, in Lansing, Mich., son of Lettie Matlock Atkins of Indianapolis, Ind., and the late Earnest Atkins.
Mr. Atkins lived in Erie for 6 years. He worked for the U.S. Defense Department as an electronics mechanic.
He is survived by his wife, Sandy, at home; a son, E.J. Atkins, at home; a grandmother, a brother, four sisters, six nieces and nine nephews.
A service will be held today at 10 a.m. at Smith and Turner Mortuary, 201 E. Main St., Yukon, Okla.
Burial will be at Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis.
June 21, 1998 

Joseph E. Kline 
Former president of Kiwanis Club of Erie
Joseph E. Kline, 89, 3227 Willis St., died Thursday, June 18, 1998, at Hamot Medical Center.
He was born April 13, 1909, in Trevorton, son of the late Lorenzo D. and Jane Swinehart Kline.
Mr. Kline, who had lived in Erie for many years, operated Kline Laundry and Cleaning Service for more than 35 years.
He was the secretary and a past president of the Kiwanis Club of Erie. This year he received the George M. Hixson Award, the Kiwanis International award for distinguished service.
He did volunteer work throughout the Erie area. He enjoyed golf and gardening.
He was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Sophia C. Dombrowski Kline; two daughters, Barbara Hulings of Cambridge Springs and her husband, Richard, and Carol Decker of Millcreek Township and her husband, Scott; three sons, David Kline of Erie and his wife, Pat, Joseph Kline of Albion and Todd Kline of Millcreek; 13 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at Scott Funeral Home, W. 21st and Myrtle streets, Tuesday from noon until the time of the service there at 1:30 p.m. The Rev. S. James Schmittle will officiate.
Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery.
Memorails may be made to the City Mission New Life Center, 1213 State St., Erie, PA 16501.
June 21, 1998 

Edward Zambrzycki 
Edward Zambrzycki, 83, of Erie, died Saturday, June 20, 1998, at his residence in Saint Mary's Home of Erie.
He was born in Carnegie, Aug. 24, 1914, A son of the late Dominick and Rosalia Szczerbiak Zambrzycki.
He was a retired employee of the City of Erie Streets Department and was a member of the Holy Trinity Catholic Church.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Chester Zambrzycki, and an infant sister.
He is survived by two brothers Alex Zambrzycki, Henry Zambrzycki and his wife Sophie, and Marion Zambrzycki, all of Erie, and by many nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at Carl A. Slomski & Son Funeral Home, East 21st and Ash streets, Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and may attend a service there Tuesday at 9:30 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian burial at Holy Trinity Catholic Church at 10.
Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Holy Trinity Church, 2220 Reed St., Erie, PA 16503.
June 20, 1998 

Anne Reynolds Wingerter 
Anne Reynolds Wingerter, 64, 2614 Hazel St., died Thursday, June 18, 1998, at Hamot Medical Center.
She was born in Erie, April 19, 1934, a daughter of the late Raymond and Anne Volk Reynolds.
She was a 1952 graduate of St. Benedict Academy and a homemaker. She was a former Sister of St. Benedict.
She was a parishioner of Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church for 40 years. She taught CCD there and was a member of the church's hospitality group and helped with the parish prayer line.
She enjoyed baking, ironing and sewing for people and collected owls, elephants and clowns.
She is survived by her husband, Robert J. Wingerter; three daughters, Mrs. Charles (Anne Marie) Burrows of Albion and Mrs. Timothy (Martha Louise) Pirello and Mrs. Robert (Mary Lou) Bell, both of Erie; a son, Robert Wingerter of Edinboro and his wife, Audrey; seven grandchildren, Jason Barton, Amy and Rebecca Wingerter, Mark and Joseph Thompson, Mandy Pirello-Buckner and Steven Pirello-Yenny; and two sisters, Mrs. Jack (Jean) Miller of Singapore and Mrs. Robert (Mary) Lamary of Florida.
Friends may call at Francis V. Kloecker Funeral Home, W. 25th and Sassafras streets, today from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. and may attend a service there Monday at 9:30 a.m., followed by a Mass at Sacred Heart Church at 10.
Burial will be at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Sacred Heart Building Fund or the Emmaus Soup Kitchen.
June 20, 1998 

Wilbur Jones 
Was trustee of Carpenters Local 81
Wilbur Jones, 80, of East Pearl Street, Albion, died Friday, June 19, 1998, at Pleasant Ridge Manor.
He was born in the Bronx, N.Y., Aug. 8, 1917, a son of the late Milton and Edith Searles Jones.
He served in World War II in 1945 and was a member of Girard American Legion Post 494. He was a lifetime member of Carpenters Local 81 from 1948 to 1976 and he served the local as a trustee. He also served in the Civilian Conservation Corp., and the Civil Air Patrol. He graduated from the New York Industrial High School for Boys in 1955.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Ulmer Jones in 1989, and two brothers, Herbert and Raymond Jones.
He is survived by a son, Thomas Jones and his wife Marjorie of Girard; three daughters, Cynthia Ramsey and her husband Bill of Erie, Edith Niskanen and her husband Robert of Lake City, and Cheryl Deblock of Albion; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Friends may attend a service Monday 6:30 p.m. at Grace Episcopal Church. The Rev. Phil Swickard will officiate. Memorials may be made to Grace Episcopal Church, Hall and Lake avenues, Lake City, PA 16423, or to the charity of the donor's choice.
June 20, 1998 

Joan Marie Barber 
Joan Marie Barber, 47, of McKean, died Wednesday, June 17, 1998, at her home.
She was born in Shirley, Mass., May 28, 1951, a daughter of Calvin Hall of Reed City, Mich., and the late Loraine Nelson Hall.
During the Vietnam War she served with the U.S. Army. She attended Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, majoring in criminal justice. She was a private investigator for Daniel L. Barber Associates. She was a volunteer special deputy sheriff with the Erie County Search and Rescue K-9 Unit, a member and secretary for the Schutzhund Club of Northwest Pennsylvania, and was a past Girl Scout leader in McKean.
Besides her mother, she was preceded in death by a brother, David Hall.
Besides her father, she is survived by her husband of 27 years, Daniel L. Barber; two daughters, Nicole Barber and Jessica Barber, both of McKean; a son, Adam Barber of McKean; a sister, Sheryl Hare, and two brothers, Roger Hall and his wife Candice, and Dennis Hall, all of Michigan.
There will be no calling hours and the service will be private.
Memorials may be made to Penn Lakes Girl Scout Council, Edinboro Mall, Suite 135, Edinboro, PA 16412.
The Glunt Funeral Home, 210 Erie St., Edinboro, is in charge of funeral arrangements.
June 20, 1998 

Irene M. Adamski Puckly 
Founding member of Mt. Carmel Parish
Irene M. Adamski Puckly, 69, of Millcreek, died Saturday, June 20, 1998, at her daughter's home, following a lengthy illness.
She was born in Cleveland, Ohio, Dec. 20, 1928, a daughter of the late John and Mary Koren Adamski.
She worked in the Accounting Department of Lyons Transportation Co. for 20 years before retiring in 1994. Before that, she worked for the Erie Builders Supply Co. for several years.
She was a founding member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Roman Catholic Parish. She was also a member of the Blue Army of Fatima and the Divine Mercy Apostolate.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph J. Puckly, June 27, 1977, a son, Joseph D. Puckly, March 27, 1980, and a sister, Margaret Dragon.
She is survived by a daughter, Catherine Puckly, of Millcreek; a son, Jerome J. Puckly, of Waterford; a brother, Raymond Adamski, of Conneaut, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call the Russell C. Schmidt & Son Funeral Home, 2926 Pine Ave., Monday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. and may attend a service there Tuesday at 9:30 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian burial at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church at 10.
Burial will be at Wintergreen Gorge Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Carmelite Monastery, 510 E. Gore Road, Erie, PA 16509, or Mother Angelica/EWTN, Our Lady of the Angels Monastery, 5817 Old Leeds Road, Irondale, AL 35210.
June 20, 1998 

Fingol W. Bloom, Jr. 
OIL CITY - Fingol W. Bloom, Jr., 77, of 206 Reed St., Oil City, died Friday, June 19, 1998, at Northwest Medical Center in Franklin.
He was born in Rochester, June 21, 1920, a son of the late Fingol W. Bloom, Sr. and Adelaide Milligan Bloom. He was a World War II veteran and had served in the U.S. Army as a master sergeant in the European and Pacific Theaters from September 1943 to March 1946.
He was employed by Aluminum Company of America in Pittsburgh and then as Works Controller for Crucible Steel in Midland. He later served as vice president and treasurer of Sharon Steel and NVF Corp. in Yorklyn, Del. He was president of Mokry-Tesmer in Middletown, Ohio until his retirement in 1985.
He is survived by his wife Ann Barrett; a son F. Walter Bloom, III and his wife Rebecca of Oil City; three sisters Louise Rakas and her husband Joseph of Midland; Margaret Evans and her husband Paul and Marilyn O'Data and her husband Charles, all of Beaver; three grandchildren, Gregory and Matthew Bloom and Jane Bloom-Langell; two step-grandchildren Elizabeth Roth and Stephen Fry; a great-grandchild; and a step-great-grandchild.
Private visitation and services will be held at the Morrison Funeral Home.
Private burial will be at Venus Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Oil City Library, 2 Central Ave., Oil City, PA 16301, or the Visiting Nurses Association of Venango County, 308 Senaca St., Oil City, PA 16301.
June 20, 1998 

Alvin Bax 
Memorial service June 29
A memorial service for Alvin Bax of Georgetown, Fla., formerly of Lake City, will be conducted Monday, June 29, at the Lake City Methodist Church.
Dr. Bruce Merton of Fort Myers, Fla., will lead the service at 11 a.m.
Mr.Bax died Jan. 15, 1998.
June 20, 1998 

Margaret H. Aul 
TITUSVILLE - Margaret H. Aul, 92, of Bog Hollow Road, Titusville, died Friday, June 19, 1998, at Titusville Area Hospital, following a short illness.
She was born in Pittsburgh, May 29, 1906, a daughter of the late Charles Schaffold and Agnes Wurst Schaffold Meixner.
She was a member of St. Titus Church, the Christian Mothers and the Loyal Christian Benevolent Association, all in the Mt. Oliver Section of Pittsburgh. She was a former member of St. Henry's Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Joseph A. Aul Sr., Oct. 19, 1974; by a son Charles W. Aul; six brothers, Charles, Louis and Morris Schaffold and George, Albert and Frank Meixner; a grandson, Christopher Aul and two great-granddaughters.
She is survived by three sons, Richard J. Aul of Pittsburgh, David J. Aul and his wife Darlene of Spartansburg, and Joseph A. Aul, Jr. of the Army Education Center, Camp Carroll, Korea; two sisters, Min Satter of Port St. Lucie, Fla., and Cass Meixner of Pittsburgh; a brother Robert Meixner of Pittsburgh; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at Leo N. Hennes Funeral Home, 203 E. Main St., Titusville, Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Christian Wake Service will be held there Monday at 8:45 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Titus Church. The Rev. James G. Gutting will officiate.
Private burial will be at St. Catharine Cememtery.
Memorials may be made to St. Titus Church, 513 W. Main St., Titusville, PA 16354, or The Caring Place, 103 N. 13th St., Franklin, PA 16323. 
June 20, 1998 

Ronald G. Stigers 
Was a Pennsylvania State Police officer for 25 years
Ronald G. Stigers, 79, 737 Burkhart Ave., Lawrence Park Township, died at his home Thursday, June 18, 1998.
He was born Feb. 25, 1919, in Punxsutawney, son of the late Frank and Mae Grube Stigers.
Mr. Stigers was a Pennsylvania State Police officer for 25 years until his retirement. He was assigned to the Troop E barracks in Lawrence Park. He also worked at General Electric Co. for 10 years, retiring in 1980.
Mr. Stigers was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, serving as a radio operator in Hawaii, and was a member of American Legion Carl Neff Post 571.
He was a member of Lawrence Park United Methodist Church and the Tee Pee Toters camping group.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Penny Stigers.
He is survived by his wife, Lois Stevens Stigers; a daughter, Barbara Northrup of Edinboro and her husband, James; four grandchildren, Jim, Jason, Bridgette and Justin Northrup; and three great-grandchildren.
Friends may call at G.R. Bailey Funeral Home, 4396 Iroquois Ave., Lawrence Park, Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A service will be held there Monday at 10 a.m., conducted by the Rev. Lee Pomeroy.
Burial will be at Wintergreen Gorge Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children, Erie Unit, 1645 W. 8th St., Erie, PA 16505; or St. Paul's Neighborhood Free Clinic, 1608 Walnut St., Erie, PA 16502.
June 19, 1998 

Dorothy Blair Perrine 
Managed ladies department of Printz's
FRANKLIN Dorothy J. Blair Perrine, 73, formerly of 1212 Chestnut St., Franklin, died Friday, June 19, 1998, at Sugar Creek Station.
She was born Jan. 6, 1925, in Franklin, daughter of the late Clarence A. and Mabel Beers Blair.
Mrs. Perrine worked at Printz's store, where she managed the ladies department, for 10 years, retiring in 1978. She also worked at McCrory's department store for 10 years.
She was a member of First Baptist Church in Franklin.
She was preceded in death by her husband, George M. Perrine, on Nov. 22, 1979; they were married April 20, 1946.
Also preceding her in death was a brother, Richard T. Blair.
She is survived by a son, Randell M. Perrine of Waldorf, Md.; two grandchildren, Richard M. and Kacey M. Perrine; and a brother, Robert D. Blair of Erie.
Friends may call at Robert W. Gardinier Funeral Home, 1315 Chestnut St., Franklin, Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A service will be held there Monday at 10 a.m.
Burial will be at Franklin Cemetery.
June 19, 1998 

Daniel Mikovich 
Hunted and fished throughout North America
Daniel "Dan" Mikovich, 77, 8910 Crossingville Road, Albion, died at his home Friday, June 19, 1998, after a brief illness.
He was born Feb. 17, 1921, in Pont, son of the late Jocko and Theresa Mucha Mikovich.
Mr. Mikovich, who was a graduate of Albion High School, worked for the Bessemer & Lake Erie Railroad from 1941 until his retirement in 1981. He used to raise cattle on his farm, was a co-owner of the Ivarea General Store for a short time when it opened in the Albion area in 1941 and previously worked for Griswold Manufacturing Co. and Albro Packing Co. in Springboro.
He attended St. Lawrence Roman Catholic Church in Albion and was a former member of St. Nicholas Orthodox Greek Catholic Church in Pageville.
Mr. Mikovich hunted and fished in Canada, New England, Michigan and in Wyoming, where he hunted deer and antelope. He also enjoyed fishing, flea markets, welding and repairing things for friends, gardening, planting trees and cutting timber.
He was preceded in death by four brothers, John Mikovich in 1921, Frank Mikovich in 1934, Peter Mikovich in 1981 and Edward Mikovich in 1996; and two sisters, Helen Panko in 1964 and Anna Kohut in 1995.
He is survived by his wife, Josephine Kremenik "Jo" Mikovich, whom he married Nov. 14, 1945; two brothers, Joseph Mikovich of Girard and Al Mikovich of Fairview; and several nieces and nephews.
There will be no calling hours. Funeral services will be private.
Burial will be at St. James Cemetery in Crossingville.
Samuel J. Steff Funeral Home, 188 E. State, Albion, is handling arrangements.
June 19, 1998 

Constance McCarthy Kalkhof 
Nursing home administrator, Iroquois school director
Constance Nancy McCarthy Kalkhof, 62, 3749 East Lake Road, died Friday, June 19, 1998, at Hamot Medical Center after a long illness.
She was born Sept. 18, 1935, in Erie, daughter of the late Thomas and Stacia Jastremski McCarthy.
Mrs. Kalkhof was a graduate of Strong Vincent High School and Villa Maria College, where she earned a degree in business education. She was a licensed Pennsylvania nursing home administrator.
From 1960-84 she was the vice president-secretary of Twinbrook Nursing Home.
Mrs. Kalkhof was an Iroquois school director for 16 years, from 1971-87, and was a former president of the school board.
She also was on the board of the Erie Rape Crisis Center from 1988-93 and was the board's secretary-treasurer.
She was a parishioner of St. James Roman Catholic Church.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Thomas McCarthy, who was killed in World War II; two sisters, June Driscoll and Charlotte Dunn; and a granddaughter, Christine Kalkhof.
She is survived by her husband, Thomas C. Kalkhof, MD; four sons, Thomas E. Kalkhof and his wife, Mary Fran, and Mark A. Kalkhof, all of Erie, Christopher J. Kalkhof of Williamsville, N.Y., and his wife, Amy, and Craig Kalkhof of Ripley, N.Y., and his wife, Tracie; three daughters, Susan A. Vitron and Constance M. Skarlinski and her husband, Michael, all of Erie, and Patricia D. Kalkhof of Tustin, Calif.; 13 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at Dusckas Funeral Home East, 2607 Buffalo Road, today from 7 to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. A prayer service will be held there Monday at 9:30 a.m., followed by a Mass at St. James Church at 10 a.m.
Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to St. James Roman Catholic Church, 2635 Buffalo Road, Erie, PA 16510; or to the Sisters of the Divine Spirit, 409 W. 6th St., Erie, PA 16507.
June 19, 1998 

Rose Elizabeth Mennecke 
Was a parishioner of St. Andrew Church
Rose Elizabeth Mennecke, 82, 1015 W. 11th St., died Wednesday, June 17, 1998, at Hamot Medical Center.
She was born Nov. 17, 1915, in Erie, daughter of the late Herman J. and Rose McGuire Jansen.
Mrs. Mennecke was a parishioner of St. Andrew Roman Catholic Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter R. Mennecke; a daughter, Nancy Rios; two sons, David and Earl Mennecke; a sister, Mary Nichols; and three brothers, Herman, Vincent and Frank Jansen.
She is survived by a son, Walter Mennecke of Erie; three daughters, Mrs. Thomas (Eleanor) Cooper of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Pam Hain and Gail Gaerttner and her husband, John, all of Erie; two sisters, Ann Jansen and Margaret Jansen, both of Erie; two brothers, Nick and Larry Jansen, both of Erie; 31 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held at Calvary Cemetery on Monday at 10 a.m. The Rev. Richard Sullivan, pastor of St. Andrew Church, will officiate.
Memorials may be made to St. Andrew Church, 1116 W. 7th St., Erie, PA 16502.
Burton Funeral Home, 602 W. 10th St., is handling arrangements.
June 19, 1998


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