Obituaries

Aureltta A. Barbary

Aurletta A. Barbary, 93, a resident at Golden Living Center- Kinzua, Warren, PA. for the last 5 years, died on Thursday, March 7, 2013. Born in Pittsburgh, PA. on March 4, 1920, the oldest daughter and child of the late Andrew and Mary Kramer Kasper, she married Austin John Barbary, Sr., on November 9, 1942, was the mother of three children, Austin John Barbary, Jr. and his wife, Susan of Rollinsford, N.H.; the late Mary Linda Barbary, and the Rev. Sandra B. Kerner of Powhatan, VA., the grandmother of Kyle Barbary and Jenna Barbary; and the aunt of many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her infant daughter, her husband, her son-in-law, Fr. Robert J. Kerner, her three sisters and two brothers. For the past 50 years she has lived in Warren County, retiring from GTE Sylvania after 20 years, in 1982. As a long-time member of Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Church in Warren, she served as an Usher and Eucharistic Minister. She visited the sick and homebound, bring Holy Communion to many parishioners of the years and leading Communion Services in the absence of a priest. Her spiritual life was deepened by participation in Cursillo and in the Spirit of Christ Charismatic Community. She was active in the Catholic Daughters of America, appointed to leadership positions as Regent, then district Deputy, and Grand Regent. Aurletta was a member of the Altar Rosary Society, serving a term as President. Cooking and gathering people together around good food was her passion, especially in retirement. She made many meals for the clergy and for parish receptions; her passion led her to initiate the ministry of providing meals for families after funerals and she chaired this effort many years. Aurletta will be remembered for her willingness to serve in whatever way she was called by God, in prayer and in action, and always with a loving, joyful spirit. Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA. on Sunday, March 10, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. where a rosary will be recited by the church Altar Rosary Society Sunday at 3:45 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Church Monday at 10:00 A.M. by Fr. James Gutting, Pastor, officiating, assisted by Deacon Joseph Lucia. A Committal service will follow the mass at St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery. A luncheon will provided for at Holy Redeemer Church Center following the Committal. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Holy Redeemer Church Building Fund, 6 Russell Street, Warren, PA. 16365 or to Asera Care Hospice, 1600 Peninsula Drive, Erie, PA. 16505. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

William E. Knapp

William E. Knapp, 99, a resident of the Rouse Suites, Youngsville, PA. passed away at his residence, Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 10:30 P.M. after a brief illness. He was born October 29, 1913 on Thompson Hill, Farmington Twp. To the late Henry E. and Anna Wenzel Knapp. He attended the one room Thompson Hill School and graduated from Lander High School Class of 1930. William was drafted in the military during World War II serving with the Army Corp of Engineers in 1941 and spent the next 5 years serving his country. He traveled around the globe, but spent much of his time in China and India. He returned to the family farm on Thompson Hill in 1946 which he operated with his brother, Philip. He was a member of the Ackley Grange. He was a wonderful cook, taught by his mother to cook and bake, when she died when he was 16 years old. He is survived by his good friends, Ron Hunter and Debbie Haines, 1st cousins, Frank Knapp, Priscilla Knapp Lohnes, Pauline Sarvis, Leah Bacchetti, Eleanor Johnson, Maurice Ruland and many friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 1 his brother, Philip in 2004. Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA. on Sunday, March 10, 2013 from 2 to 4 and on Monday, March 11, 2013 from 10:00 A.M. until 11:00 A.M. when a funeral and committal service will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. by Rev. Marcus Briggs, Chaplain of the Rouse Warren County Home. Interment will be in Thompson Hill Cemetery, Farmington Twp. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through the Rouse Warren County Home Patient Activities Fund. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

Joseph A. Care

Joseph A. Care, 89, of Warren, PA. died Tuesday afternoon, March 5, 2013 at UPMC Hamot, Erie, PA. He was born March 23, 1923 in Mayburg, PA. to the late Bruno and Josephine Farone Care. He has resided in Warren for the past 15 years moving from West Hickory, PA. where he owned and operated West Hickory Beverage for 30 years retiring in 1979. He was a member of Holy Redeemer R.C. Church, East Hickory American Legion Post. He was an avid bowler and enjoyed spending time with his family. He had served with the U.S. Army during World War II. He is survived by his son – Michael Care and his wife, Debbie, 1 Brother – Marion Care all of Warren, PA., 1 Sister – Jennie Stahlman of N. Tonawanda, N.Y., 2 Grandchildren – Ashley Elms and Lacey Criswell, 2 Great Grandchildren – Peyton and Josephine Elms, several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Edith V. Remington Carr, his wife, whom he married September 19, 1946 in Pleasantville, PA. who died August 24, 2012, 2 Brothers – Samuel Care and Carman Carey, 2 Sisters – Mary Fivoranti, a infant sister. Friends may call at the Holy Redeemer Church Gathering Space, 11 Russell Street, Warren, PA. on Friday, March 8, 2013 from 10:30 A.M. to 11:30A.M. Followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30 A.M. by Fr. James Gutting, Pastor, assisted by Deacon Joseph Lucia. Interment will be in Warren Co. Memorial Park. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through the Warren Manor Activities Dept. 682 Pleasant Drive, Warren, PA. 16365. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com The Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. was entrusted with funeral arrangements.

James J. Newton

James J. Newton, 94, a resident of the Rouse Warren Co. Home Died Monday, March 4, 2013 at his residence after an extended illness. He was born March 3, 1919 in Grand Valley, PA. to the late James McCoy and Fairl Loomis Newton. He was a longtime Warren area resident and graduated from Warren High School Class of 1938. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1939 and had attained the rank of technical sergeant when he was discharged January 3, 1945, in order to accept a commission as a 2nd LT. “Infantry”. He was assigned to “General Patton’s 3rd Army”, 4th armored division and was honorably discharged November 3, 1945 after serving overseas 3 ½ years in the Pacific Theater, the South American Theater and in the European Theater of Operations, for a total of 6 ½ years service. After his military service he graduated from Bryant and Stratton Business Institute, Buffalo, N.Y. He worked as an accountant in Warren for Hammond Iron Works and successor Pittsburgh Desmoines Steel Co. and for Dorcon, Inc. He retired in 1986 from Blackstone Corp., Jamestown, N.Y. where he was employed for 17 years as Senior Accountant. He was a past member of the Warren Jamestown Chapter of Accountants, The Warren Veterans of Foreign Wars, Warren American Legion Post 135. He was a member of Holy Redeemer R.C. Church. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He spent most of his spare time enjoying his hobby producing and selling charcoal at his home between Warren and Scandia. He is survived by his 5 Children – James M. Newton and wife, Vivian, John D. Newton and wife, Diane, Jay W. Newton and companion, Wendy Dickey, Jena L. Newton and her fiancé, Rick Ackley, all of Warren, PA. , Jeffrey L. Newton and wife, Sharon of Bristol, Conn., 1 Brother – William “Bill” Newton of Hershey, PA., 9 Grandchildren, 8 Great Grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Josephine Glotz Newton whom he married August 24, 1946 in Tidioute, PA., who died July 24, 2000, 1 infant son at birth, 1 Sister Helen Dahl. Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA. Friday, March 8, 2013 from 6 to 8 P.M. where a vigil service will be conducted at 7:45 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 12:00 PM with Fr. James Gutting, Pastor, officiating, assisted by Deacon Joseph Lucia. Interment will be in St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery where full military honors will be conducted by members of the Sheffield/Clarendon V.F.W. Funeral Detail and the U.S. Army Personnel. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Holy Redeemer R.C. Church Building Fund, 11 Russell Street, Warren, PA. 16365 or Rouse Warren Co. Home Alzheimer’s Unit, 701 Rouse Avenue, Youngsville, Pa. 16371. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

Kathryn L. Johnson

Kathryn L. Johnson, 90, of Warren, PA. died Sunday evening, March 3, 2013 at Warren Manor Nursing Home. She was born February 24, 1923 in Warren, PA. to the late Clyde and Alma R. Phillips Daelhousen. She was raised in Tidioute, PA. and was a graduate of Tidioute High School Class of 1941. She then went to Meadville City Hospital School of Nursing where she earned her registered nurse degree. She was employed with the Warren General Hospital as a registered nurse for 15 years and was a visiting nurse for 5 years. Kathryn was a member of St. John Lutheran Church.

She is survived by her 3 children – Joanne Vavala, Gary W. Johnson and his wife, Jane all of Warren, PA., Ernest R. Johnson, III and his wife, Suzanne of Lake City, PA., 6 Grandchildren – Jon Vavala (Stacy), Kathleen Gomola (Joe), Tim Johnson (Kathy), Rick Johnson, Jeff Johnson, Laurie Garber, 6 Great Grandchildren, her good friend, Carol Buvoltz. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest R. Johnson whom she married October 25, 1941 in Catlesburg, Kentucky, 2 Brothers – Glenn Daelhousen and Richard Daelhousen, 1 Sister – Lucille Caldin.

Friends are invited to attend a memorial service Friday, March 8, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. at St. John Lutheran Church with Rev. Jeffrey Ewing, Pastor, officiating. Interment will be in Warren County Memorial Park. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Paws Along the River, 212 Elm Street, Warren, PA. 16365 or the Pleasant Volunteer Fire Department. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com The Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. has been entrusted with funeral arrangements.

Paul Sowles

Paul L. Sowles, 94, formerly of Pleasantville, PA. died Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 8:00 P.M. at the John and Orpha Blair Hospice Home, Warren, PA. He was born August 6, 1918 in Grand Valley, PA. to the late Bert and Edith Burleigh Sowles. He had resided most of his entire life in Pleasantville, PA. He was a 1936 graduate of Pleasantville High School. He had served during World War II with the U.S. Navy. Paul was employed with the former Universal Cyclops as a Lab Technician. He had a lifelong interest in Aeronautics, Paul spent many years building and flying RC Model Planes. He is survived by 2 sons – Richard Sowles and wife, Kathy of Russell, PA., Michael Sowles and wife, Jean of Pleasantville, PA. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Eleanor McCalmont Sowles whom he married June 4, 1941 in Las Vegas, NV., 1 Brother – Arthur Sowles in 1934. A private funeral service will be conducted at the convenience of the family. Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery, Pleasantville, PA. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Paws Along the River, 212 Elm Street, Warren, PA. 16365 or any Humane Society of their choice or Hospice of Warren County, 2 Crescent Park, Warren, PA. 16365. Those wishing to place e-mail condolences may do so by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com The Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., Warren, PA. is in charge of funeral arrangements.

Joseph J. Dangelo

Joseph J. Dangelo, 82, of Warren, PA. died Sunday morning, March 3, 2013 at Warren General Hospital after an illness since November 9, 2012. He was born September 21, 1930 in Warren, PA. to the late Alex and Grace LaPlana Dangelo. He was a lifelong Warren area resident and a 1949 graduate of Warren High School. He earned his certificate as a barber from a Barber School in Erie, PA. He was employed as a barber with his father at Dangelo Barber Shop for 5 years and also was employed for 35 years with G.T.E. Sylvania . He was a member of Holy Redeemer R.C. Church. Joe was an avid fan of several high school sports and local sporting leagues, especially football, softball and baseball. He was always in attendance of Jammers Baseball games. In his early days, he was an avid bowler. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Catherine V. Babcock Dangelo whom he married May 1, 1950 at Holy Redeemer R.C. Church, Warren PA. 3 Children – Daniel Dangelo and wife, Starla of Milton, FL., David Dangelo of Pittsfield, PA., Leslie McGary and husband, Allen of Warren, PA., 1 Brother – Charles “Chuck” Dangelo of Kane, PA., 2 Grandchildren – Douglas Dangelo and wife, Kristine of Pace, FL., Andrea Watson and husband, Damian of Tampa, FL., 1 Great Granddaughter – Kamryn Dangelo of Pace, FL. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA. on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 from 6 to 8 PM where a vigil service will be conducted at 7:45 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted Thursday, March 7, 2013 at 10:00 A.M. at Holy Redeemer R.C. Church with Fr. James Gutting, Pastor, officiating, assisted by Deacon Joseph Lucia. Interment will be in St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Holy Redeemer R.C. Church Building Fund, 11 Russell St., Warren, PA. 16365 or the Warren General Hospital Cancer Center, 2 Crescent Park, Warren, PA. 16365 or Paws along the River, 212 Elm St., Warren, PA. 16365. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

Barbara J. Dorotics Remich

Barbara J. Dorotics Remich, 68, of Clarendon, PA. died Wednesday morning, February 27, 2013 at North Hills Health and Rehabilitation Center, Wexford, PA. after an illness of the past year. She was born October 9, 1944 in Warren, PA. to the late Joseph and Alexandria F. Walker Dorotics. She had resided most of her life in Clarendon, PA. Barb was a graduate of Warren High School Class of 1962 and earned her Bachelor’s Degree in education from Clarion State College Class of 1966 and earned her Master’s Degree in special education from the University of Maryland. She was employed with the Warren County School District working with the Tri-County Unit, teaching at Allegheny Valley and retired from the former Beaty Jr. High School. She was a member of St. Joseph R.C. Church and a former member of the former St. Clara’s R.C. Church, she had served as a C.C. D. Teacher for 10 years. She was a member of the Ladies of the Warren Moose Lodge 109, former Vice-President of the Clarendon Borough Council, a volunteer with the Warren Unit of the American Cancer Society. She is remembered as a loving mother and grandmother, who always had her family at the center of her life, especially her grandson, Brandon. She is survived by her daughter – Nicole Clarke and husband, Philip, her grandson – Brandon Clarke all of Moon Twp., PA., 1 Sister – Brenda White and husband, John, 2 Nieces – Abby and Katie White all of Warren, PA. Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA. on Friday, March 1, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. where a vigil service will be conducted at 7:45 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 1:00 P.M. at St. Joseph R.C. Church, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue West, Warren, PA. with Fr. Richard J. Toohey, Pastor, officiating. Interment will be in St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through the Warren Unit of the American Cancer Society, 2 Crescent Park, Warren, PA. 16365. E –mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

Georgianna Shea

Georgianna Shea, celebrated her 90th birthday Sunday, February 24, 2013, a resident of the Rouse Warren County Home and of Clarendon, PA. died Monday morning, February 25, 2013 after an extended illness. She was born February 24, 1923 in Old Clarendon, PA. where she was a lifelong resident. She was a graduate of Warren High School Class of 1940. Georgianna was a veteran of World War II serving with the U.S. Navy as a Yeoman 3rd Class in the Bureau of Naval Personnel. She had been employed with the Warren County Courthouse, serving as Chief Clerk for 20 years retiring after 39 years employment on December 30, 1987. She was a member of St. Joseph R.C. Church where she volunteered in the soup kitchen. She was a member of the Warren Antique Study Club, volunteer with the Warren Unit of the American Cancer Society, former member of the former St. Clara’s R.C. Church. She is survived by her brother – John “Toby” Shea and his wife, Susan, 2 Nieces – Jennifer Wortman and husband, David, Kathleen Shea all of Warren, PA., 1 Nephew – Tobin Shea of Los Feliz, CA., 2 Great Nephews – John and Luke Wortman, 3 Great Nieces – Megan, Grace and Isabel Wortman all of Warren, PA. She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Eleanor Wycoff Shea, 1 Sister – Eleanor “Billie” Hartwig. Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA. on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 from 6 to 8 P.M. where a vigil service will be conducted Wednesday at 7:45 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 10:00 A.M. at St. Joseph R.C. Church, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue West, Warren, PA with Fr. Richard J. Toohey, Pastor, officiating. Entombment will be in the Mausoleum of the Resurrection in St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery. Full military honors will be conducted by members of the Clarendon/Sheffield V.F.W. Funeral Detail and the U.S. Navy personnel. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through a charity of one’s choice. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

Clarabelle E. Blum

Clarabelle Blum, 81 a resident of the Warren Manor and formally of Sheffield, Pa, died on Thursday February 21, 2013. She was born February 27, 1931 to the late Clarence and Lily Whitehill Brewster. She has resided in Sheffield for the past 25 years. She was a housewife, mother, and retired from Blair Corp. Her favorite past time was playing bingo. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, great grand children, and the family pet Frit.

She is survived by her children: Rita Hawk of Clarendon, Pa; Rhonda Williams of Sheffield, Pa; and Royce Blum and wife Michelle of Ludlow, Pa, one brother: Ray Brewster and wife Martha of Sheffield, Pa, four grand children: Rodney Littlefield and mate Melinda McLaughlin; Carey Williams and wife Amy; Jessica Asel and husband Matt; Jamie Blum and fiance Janet Hahn, one step grand daughter: Heidi Hedges and husband Keith, five great grand children: Justin Smith; Garret Littlefield; Kourtnee, and Zachary Asel; Leah, and Daphne Williams, one step great grand daughter: Elyse Hedges.

In addition to her parents she was proceeded in death by her ex-husband Charles Blum, a great grand daughter: Kaylea Littlefield, four brothers: Robert, Merle, Clarence, and Lloyd Brewster, four sisters: Leona Carnahan; Ruby Catlin; Betty Sager; and Flossie Charlesworth.

There will be no visitation or services per Clarabelle’s wishes. A gathering of family and friends will be held Sunday February 24, 2013, at the Ludlow Fire Hall from 11-2.

Memorial contributions if desired may be sent to the Ludlow Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 238, Ludlow Pa 16333. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com The Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. has been entrusted with funeral arrangements.

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