Obituaries

Patrice J. “Patch” Baker

Patrice “Patch” Jones Baker, 59, of Clarendon, Pa. joined her parents, Dr. Walter and Arlene Speckman Jones formerly of Warren, PA in Heaven on Monday, January 5, 2015, due to melanoma cancer. She was born on November 12, 1955, in Warren, Pa. Patch was a 1973 graduate of Warren Area High School and a graduate of college. She had a wonderful love for dogs and animals and Patch owned/operated Baker’s Bed & Biscuit Boarding Kennel. She was a longtime member Bethany Lutheran Church of Sheffield, Pa. Her children, grandchildren, family and friends were the substance of her being. Patch was the grateful recipient of a kidney transplant, whom she has established a family bond with her donor.

She is beloved wife of Jeffrey Baker, mother of son, Simon Baker both of Clarendon, and daughter, Jill Baker Johnson with son-in-law, Lonnie and three grandchildren of Pittsburgh, PA.

She is also survived by her brother, Mike Jones and sister-in-law, Bonnie and two nieces of Fairview, Pa., her sister, Peggy Jones of Ormond, Fl., with a nephew in Warren, Pa., Mother-in-law – Patricia Baker and Brother-in-law, Jay Baker both of Clarendon, PA., Brother-in-law, Jerry Baker and wife, Jody of Warren, PA., Sister-in-law, Jennifer Tehaart and husband, Pete of Olean, N.Y., Several other cared for nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her father-in-law, Richard L. Baker, 1 Brother-in-law, Judson Baker. Patch loved many friends near and far.

At Patch’s request, a memorial service will not be planned, however a celebration reflecting her life will be held in nicer weather and at a time to be announced.

Her ashes will be placed in Assateague Island with her special pony, near and dear to her heart. She will be loved and remember in our hearts forever, xoxoxo. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com The Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. has been entrusted with Patch’s arrangements.

Merle L. Jenkins

Merle L. Jenkins, a longtime resident of Warren, PA, passed away Saturday, January 3, 2015 at the Rouse Warren County Home at the age of 100.

Born on August 10, 1914 in Coudersport, PA he was the son of the late Donald and Gladys Ostrander Jenkins. Merle attended school in the Emporium, PA and Sheffield, PA areas. He lived in Warren since 1946 and was employed with the former G.T.E. Sylvania Corporation as a tool and die maker for 26 years. He enjoyed hunting, riding motorcycles and playing the accordion.

Merle is survived by sons Merle A. (Pam) Jenkins of Tallmadge, OH and their children, Alicia (and fiancé Chris), Melissa, Julianne, and Emily Jenkins, and David L. (Mary) Jenkins of Warren, PA and their children, Matthew and Daniel Jenkins. He is also survived by a son, Carl, and daughters Judy and Gladys, and their children, from a previous marriage. In addition to his parents, Merle was preceded in death by his wife, Victoria Chiodo Jenkins, whom he married on June 7, 1952 and who died on July 10, 2007, and one brother, Earl Jenkins.

Friends may call from 5:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. today, Monday, January 5, 2015 at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 P.M. Tuesday at the funeral home with Fr. Richard J. Toohey, Pastor of St. Joseph R. C. Church, officiating. Interment will be in St. Joseph R. C. Cemetery, Warren, PA. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

Sandra E. Walters

Sandra Eileen Walters, 71, of Warren, PA passed away Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at Warren General Hospital.

Born on January 26, 1943 in Warren, PA she was the daughter of the late Charles Franklin and Doris Whitafield Riggle. Sandra was married to Chester L. Walters who survives. She was a 1961 graduate of Eisenhower High School and had been employed with Sylvania for many years. Sandra was an avid NASCAR and Buffalo Bills fan and enjoyed reading Danielle Steel novels. She especially loved her cat, Dustie.

Surviving in addition to her husband are two children, Lori Walters and Everett “Chink” Walters, both of Warren, PA, six brothers and sisters, Donald (Jill) Riggle of Chicago, IL, Janice (Albert) Kuppertz of Weldbank, PA, John Riggle of Warren, PA, James (Mary Beth) Riggle of Youngsville, PA, Debbie (Irvin) Jenkins of Tionesta, PA, and Jeff (Jeannie) Riggle of Lander, PA, and many nieces and nephews.

At Sandra’s request there will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held at a later date and will be announced by the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., Warren, PA. The family would like to thank the staff at the Rouse Warren County Home for their wonderful care given to Sandra and also to the staff of Hospice of Warren County. Memorial contributions may be made in Sandra’s memory to Hospice of Warren County, 1 Main Avenue, Warren, PA, 16365 or to Paws Along the River, 212 Elm Street, Warren, PA 16365. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

Lloyd S. Miller

Lloyd Miller, 92, of Warren, PA., died Saturday evening, December 27, 2014 at the John and Orpha Blair Hospice Home.

He was born October 16, 1922 in Newmansville, PA. He was the son of the late Wade and Bessie Sliker Miller. He has lived in Warren since 1945 and was a graduate of Clarion-Limestone high School. He attended Hoff’s Business College. He and his wife, Betty R. Miller, owned and operated “Miller’s 5 to $1.00 Store” in Warren for 15 years. Lloyd was a registered Public Accountant for over 65 years before retiring. He was a member of the Holy Redeemer R.C. Church, the church Holy Name Society. Lloyd had served with the U.S. Marine air Corps in the Pacific Theater during World War II. He attained the rank of Master Sergeant.

He was a devoted Husband and Father. Lloyd “loved” working in his yard with his flowers and garden.

Surviving are a son, Terrance L. Miller and wife, Lynn of Cincinnati, OH, two daughters, Barbara Smith and her husband, Ralph of Port St. Lucie, FL., Lori Ann Falkinburg and husband, Patrick of Clarksville, TN., two Grandsons – Christopher and Sean Falkinburg of Clarksville, TN., 2 Step Grandchildren – Paul Smith, and Kathy Prybylinski of CA, three Step Great Grandchildren – Tristan, Bryce and Paige Prybylinski of CA. Several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Betty R. Smerker Miller whom he married June 4, 1947 at St. Michael’s R.C. Church, Fryburg, PA., who died June 15, 2012, three brothers, Rolland, Ross and Charles Miller, one sister, Beulah Work.

Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA., Tuesday, December 30, 2014 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. where a joint vigil service will be conducted at 7:45 P.M. by Fr. Gutting and members of the Holy Name Society.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at Holy Redeemer R.C. Church on Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. by 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 U.S. Marine Corp and the Sheffield/Clarendon V.F.W.

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

Joseph E. Goldthwaite

Joseph E. Goldthwaite, 74, of Sheffield, PA. died Monday evening, December 22, 2014 at his home, surrounded by his family after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born April 30, 1940 at his home in Sheffield, PA. He was the son of Robert E. and Pearl Bloss Goldthwaite. He was a 1958 graduate of Sheffield High School and served with the U.S. Marine Corp. during the Vietnam War as a Lance Corporal. He was a graduate of Bryant & Stratton College of Buffalo, N.Y. and Tri State (now known as Trine) where he earned his accounting degree. He was employed as an accountant with Carolina Freight Company and retired in 2002 from Petrex, Inc. of Warren, PA. He was confirmed in the Catholic Church in 1997 and a member of St. Anthony’s of Padua R.C. Church. He served as a Hospitality Minister and Eucharistic Minister. After his retirement he was an avid golf enthusiast and was fortunate enough to acquire a Hole in One. He enjoyed bowling, hunting with his sons, snowmobiling, camping and boating.

He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Mary “Linda” Lee Goldthwaite, whom he married at St. Joseph R.C. Church, Warren, PA. on April 10, 1965, 2 Sons – Joseph E. Goldthwaite, Jr. and wife, Kellie of Warren, PA., Robert L. Goldthwaite and wife, Danielle of Sheffield, PA., 3 Brothers – Robert “Bud” Goldthwaite and wife, Irene of Chicago, IL., Lee Goldthwaite and wife, Rita and Kenny Goldthwaite and wife, Daphne, all of Sheffield, PA. 6 Grandchildren – Austin, Hunter, Ian, Alexis, Makenna, Audree Goldthwaite, several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Carolyn Miller.

Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA. Friday, December 26, 2014 from 1 to 3 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, December 27, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. at St. Joseph R.C. Church with Fr. Richard J. Toohey, Pastor, officiating. A committal service will be conducted at St. Michael’s R.C. Cemetery, Sheffield, PA. at 1:00 P.M. Saturday where full military honors will be conducted by the U.S. Marine Corp. funeral personnel and the Clarendon/Sheffield V.F.W. members. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through St. Anthony of Padua R.C. Church, 7222 Route 6, Sheffield, PA. 16347 or St. Joseph’s Church Education Center, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue West, Warren, PA. 16365 or Hospice of Warren County, 1 Main Street, Warren, PA. 16365 or Shriner’s Childrens Hospital, 1645 W. 8th Street, Erie, PA. 16505. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

George R. Shenk

George R. Shenk, 45, of Warren, PA. died Saturday, December 6, 2014. He was born August 22, 1969 in Warren, PA. He was the son of Elmer and Nancy Lindeman Fry. He enjoyed camping, cooking, Miami Dolphins Football Team and spending time with his family.

He is survived by his fiancé, Kimberly Woods, 1 Son – Ethen Shenk, 2 Daughters, Jessy Shenk, Katie Hinderman, 2 sisters – Tammy Lindeman and Connie Fry, 4 Brothers – Lonny Fry, Breck Fry (Theresa), Elmer Fry (Deloris) Daniel Fry (Jamie), 4 Grandchildren – Natalya, Mika, Sky, Arabrella, several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Michael R. Shenk in 1991 and grandson, Daniel Fridenmaker in 2010.

A memorial service will be conducted Saturday, January 3, 2015 at the Salvation Army, 311 Beech Street, Warren, PA. at 2:00 P.M. The family suggests donations in George’s memory be made to the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA. 16365, to help defray funeral expenses.

Lucy V. Scalise Notoro

Lucy V. Scalise Notoro, 92, of Warren, PA. passed away peacefully, Thursday evening, December 11, 2014 at her residence. She was born at home in Warren, PA. on May 22, 1922 to the late Guiseppe F. and Maria Josephine Scalise Scalise. She was a Warren area resident her entire life. She was a 1939 graduate of Warren High School. Lucy was employed her entire life in various office positions and loved interacting with the public.

She was a member of St. Joseph R.C. Church and former Catholic Daughters of America. She enjoyed attending the Warren Concert Association series for many years with her longtime friend, Florence Scalise of Warren, PA. She was an avid reader, reading thousands of books, enjoyed traveling and crossword puzzles.

Her happiest years were spending time with her grandchildren. Lucy was the beloved favorite Aunt and Matriarch of the family, who opened up her home for all family members to gather. She was the heart of the family.

Lucy is survived by her two daughters – Pamela M. Good and her husband, Clarence Good, III, of Doylestown, PA., Diane F. Hayes and her husband, Chuck Hayes of Warren, PA., 3 Grandchildren – Brian G. Good, and Daniel C. Good of Doylestown, PA., Ann Elaine Good of Seattle, WA., several nieces, nephews, cousins and 15 Godchildren. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph R. Notoro, whom she married August 25, 1942 in Warren, PA., who died September 6, 1984, 3 Brothers – Anthony J. “Mooney” Scalise, Peter P. Scalise and infant – Frank Scalise. 3 Sisters – Ellen E. Manno, Rose M. Falvo, Sylvia M. Yeskey, a Nephew – Dr. Joseph E. Manno.

Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA. Tuesday, December 16, 2014 from 4 to 8 P.M. where a vigil service will be conducted at 3:45 P.M. members of the church Altar Rosary Society will recite the parish rosary at 5:45 P.M.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 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 St. Joseph Church Educational Center, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue West, Warren, PA. 16365 or Hospice of Warren County,  1 Main Street, Warren, PA. 16365 or Warren Public Library Association, 205 Market Street, Warren, PA. 16365. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

Rose M. Scalise Halle

Rose M. Scalise Halle, 94, of Warren, PA. died Tuesday morning, December 2, 2014 at the John and Orpha Blair Hospice Home. She was born in Warren, PA., daughter of the late Frank and Rosanna Scalise. Rose was a lifelong Warren area resident and a graduate from St. Joseph Elementary School and Warren High School Class of 1937.

Rose was an active member at St. Joseph R.C. Church where she served as President of the Altar Rosary Society. She had previously worked on the funeral luncheon committee, wedding receptions, taught C.C.D. She was a member of the Warren Eagles and Senior Center. She enjoyed baking and canning. She is survived by 6 Grandchildren and 9 Great Grandchildren, several nieces and nephews also survive.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 29 years, Robert L. Halle whom she married in Warren in 1952, who died August 18, 1981, 2 Stepsons – George H. Halle, Robert L. Halle, Jr., 6 Brothers – Peter, Tony, Frank, Dominic, Lawrence and James Scalise, 2 Sisters – Edith McLaughlin and Angie Wetmore.

Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA. on Thursday, December 4, 2014 from 6 to 8 P.M. where a vigil service will be conducted at 5:45 P.M.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at St. Joseph R.C. Church, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue West, Warren, PA. Friday, December 5, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. The Rev. Fr. Richard Toohey, Pastor and Rev. Fr. Michael Polinek, Parochial Vicar at St. George R.C. Church, Erie, PA. Entombment will be in the Mausoleum of the Resurrection in St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through the St Joseph Church Educational Center Fund, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue West, Warren, PA. 16365. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

Robin Bevevino

Robin Bevevino, 58, of Russell, PA., formerly of Warren, Pa., died

at his residence, Thursday morning, November 27, 2014, after

suffering an apparent heart attack. He was born July 18, 1956 in

Warren, PA. He is the son of Mark Bevevino of Nokomis, FL and

Warren, PA., and the late Charlotte Cecelia Churchill Bevevino.

Robin was a lifelong Warren area resident and a 1974 graduate of

Warren Area High School. He had served with the U.S. Navy as

a Seaman 1st Class. Robin was employed with the Federal Bureau

of Corrections – McKean as a Unicore Foreman for the past 18

years. He was an avid hunter, outdoorsman and thoroughly

enjoyed and loved his grandchildren. He was a member of the

Youngsville American Legion Post 658 and Sugar Grove AmVets

Post 50. In addition to his father, he is survived by his wife,

companion and love of his life for over 37 years, Amy Ticconi

Bevevino whom he married July 1, 1977 in Elizabeth City, N.C., 2

Children – Alexis and Daniel Bevevino both of Warren, PA., his

outdoor companion and best friend, Mitch Fadale of Warren, PA.,

Stepmother – Frances Gruttaria Culberton Bevevino of Nokomis,

FL and Warren, PA., 2 Brothers – Randal Bevevino and wife, Terri

of Clarendon Heights, PA., Ross Bevevino and wife, Ginny, 1

Sister – Becky Crossley and husband, David, 3 Grandchildren –

Connor and Aaden Nichols and Kaylee Bevevino, his mother-in-

law, Marjorie Ticconi, all of Warren, PA., several aunts, uncles,

cousins, nieces and nephews.

In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his father-

in-law, Peter Ticconi.

Friends are invited to Chiodos Ferro Cucina Restaurant, 1413

Pennsylvania Avenue West, Warren, PA , Saturday, December 6,

2014 from 3:00 to 5:00 PM where stories, memories and laughs are

to be shared with the family. Those wishing to place memorials

may do so through Hunt of a lifetime, 6297 Buffalo Road,

Harborcreek, PA., 16421. E-mail condolences may be sent by

visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

The Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. has been entrusted with

funeral arrangements.

Samantha R. Sitler

Samantha R. Sitler, 26, of Warren, PA died Tuesday morning, November 18, 2014 at her residence after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born January 21, 1988 in Warren, PA. Samantha is the daughter of Timothy Cope of Aliquippa, PA., and Lola Smith Reagle of Sugar Grove, PA. She was a lifelong Warren area resident and a 2006 graduate of Warren Area High School. She has been employed as a Customer Service Representative with McKissock for the past 9 years. Samantha was a member of the Young Mothers Club, enjoyed gardening, horses and the outdoors. Her greatest joy in life was being a mother. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her husband, Jeffrey G. Sitler whom she married September 11, 2010 at Chapman Dam State Park, Clarendon, PA., her daughter – Kayla Sitler at home, Sister – Jolene Campbell and husband, Paul of Warren, PA, Brother – Timothy “T.J.” Cope of Erie, PA.,

Stepmother – Paula Cope of Aliquippa, PA., Stepfather – Jeff Reagle of Sugar Grove, PA., her in laws, Susan Sitler and Ed Fitzgerald of Warren, PA., several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA. on Friday, November 21, 2014 from 4 to 8 P.M. A funeral and committal service will be conducted on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. at the Warren State Hospital Interfaith Chapel with Rev. Marcus Briggs, Chaplain of the Warren General Hospital, officiating. Interment will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Russell, PA. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Hospice of Warren County, 1 Main Avenue, Warren, PA 16365 or the Young Mothers Club at ymscwarren.com. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

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