Obituaries

Harriet A. Hansen

Harriet Anna Hansen, 90, a resident of Warren Manor Nursing Home, died there Monday, March 2, 2015 after a brief illness. She was born March 121, 1924 in Warren, PA. She was the daughter of Daniel and Ora Evangeline Ebarhart Gardner.

Harriet was a longtime Warren area resident. She was employed in the Laundry Dept. with the former Grandview Nursing Home, worked at Warren Components and was a homemaker, most of her life. She was active member with the Scandia Ladies Auxiliary Fire Dept. and enjoyed cooking, was an incredible baker, famous for her pies, especially strawberry rhubarb. She enjoyed going for rides and spending quality time with her family and attending family gatherings.

She is survived by her 6 children – Clayton W. Hansen and wife, Elaine of Lafayette, TN., Lois Lendzay of Youngsville, PA., Elizabeth Rader and husband, Tom of Cape Coral, FL., Cindy Napolitan and husband, Tom of Ft. Myers, FL., Wendy Harrell and husband, Frank of Greenville, S. C., Lindy Hansen of Russell, PA., 12 Grandchildren, 17 Great Grandchildren, 5 Great Great Grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clayton Hansen whom she married in 1941 who died December 1, 1983, 3 Brothers – Hershall, Marshall and Lance Gardner, 1 Sister – Ora E. McIntire, 2 Grandsons – Scott Hansen and Chad Oake.

Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA. on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 from 6 to 8 P.M. and on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 from 11:00 A.M. until 12:00 Noon. A funeral and committal service will be conducted there at Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at Noon with Rev. Marcus Briggs, Chaplain of the Warren General Hospital, officiating.

Interment will be in Riverview Cemetery, Corydon, PA. Those wishing to place memorials may do so to Skandia Volunteer Fire Department or Warren Manor Patient Activities Fund. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting

www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

Phillip M. Ittel

Phillip M. Ittel, 97, of Warren, Pa. died Friday morning, February

27, 2015 at his residence after an extended/brief illness. He was

born July 23, 1917 in Warren, PA. to the late Leon George and

Ruth Octavia Goodwin Ittel. He was a 1935 graduate of Warren

High School and a 1942 graduate of Pennsylvania State

University. He was a veteran of World War II serving in the U.S.

Army with the Pacific Theater, serving in Australia, New Guinea,

Leyte, Mindanao and Japan. Phillip is formerly of Panama City,

Fl, Homerville and Madison, GA., Pas Cagoula, Miss., Pine Bluff

and Camden, Arkansas. He was employed with the former

Warren Veneer and Panel Company, Allegheny National Forest

and the National Forest in Coeur D Alene, Idaho. He retired from

International Paper Company after 36 years service, retiring as

Operations Manager. He had served from August 1987 to June

1998 as Arkansas State Director of AARP’s Income Tax Program.

He had also served on the City of Camden Planning Commission

for 4 years. He was a member of the Society of American

Foresters, Southern Forest Institute, American Pulpwood

Association, Arkansas Forestry Association, American Legion, a

former Rotarian and a member of Toastmasters International. He

was a member of Penn State Alumni Association and was a

member of Grace United Methodist Church. He was an avid

golfer, bowler and enjoyed the outdoors and horse racing.

He is survived by 1 Son – Leon George Ittel of Ft. Lauderdale, FL.,

2 Sisters – Verta Ittel and Arvilla Erickson both of Warren, PA.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife,

Mary Ellen Winchester Ittel whom he married October 26, 1946 in

Johnson City, NY who died April 19, 2009.

A funeral and committal service will be conducted at the Donald

E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 1:00 P.M. Rev. Rich Pearson, Pastor,

officiating. Full military honors will follow the funeral service by

members of the Clarendon/Sheffield V.F.W. and U.S. Army

Personnel. Interment will be in Warren County Memorial Park.

Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Grace

United Methodist Church, 501 Pennsylvania Avenue West,

Warren, PA. 16365 or Hospice of Warren County, 1 Main Street,

Warren, PA. 16365 or St. Louis R.C. Church, 202 N. Adams Street,

Camden, Arkansas 71701.

E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting

www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

Kenneth Park

Kenneth “Sparky” Park, 86, of 20451 Powell Road, Lot 77,

Dunnellon, FL, formerly of Clarendon Heights and Scandia areas.

He was born April 30, 1928 in Warren,, PA. to the late Clifford L.

and Laura M. Reider Park. He has resided his winters in Florida

since December, 1992 and resided his summers at Hidden Valley

Campgrounds in Kiantone, N.Y. He was employed as a skidder

operator and truck driver with Richard Probst Logging for 20

years and was head of the maintenance department at Hidden

Valley Campgrounds for 14 years, retiring in 1999. He was a

former member of the Stoneham United Methodist Church and

currently a member of First United Methodist Church in

Dunnellon, FL. and attended Wiltsie Community Church. He

was an avid woodworker and enjoyed golfing. Sparky was a

veteran with the U.S. Marine Corp. during World War II. A

member of the Apple Siders and Circle 8 Square Dance Clubs for

many years.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Helen M. Wiltsie Park

whom he married August 27, 1950 in Fentonville, N.Y., 3 children

– Joyce Hennessy and husband, Robert of Clarendon, PA.,

Richard Park of Youngsville, PA., Lois Chido and husband,

David of Tiona, PA., 2 Sisters – Jean Johnson of Tiona, PA.,

Winifred Kilby of St. Petersburg, FL., 1 Brother – C. Terry Park

and wife, Barbara of Marble, N.C., 1 Brother-in-law, William

Cummings of Warren, PA., 5 Grandchildren – William

Frederoski, Warren, PA., Stacey Frederoski, Spring Creek, PA.,

Adam and Ashley Hennessy, Sheffield, PA., Matthew Hennessy,

Clarendon, PA., Laura Hennessy, Warren, PA., 6 Step

Grandchildren – Tim Chido, Warren, PA., Brian Ruhlman, Mich.,

Chad and Katrina Ruhlman, Bumus Point, N.Y., Jason and Sandy

Ruhlman, Frewsburg, N.Y., Bob Hennessy, Warren, PA., Dana

Hennessy, Clarendon, PA., 12 Great Grandchildren, several

nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded

in death by 1 Sister – Susan Cummings, Daughter-in-law, Becky

Park, 2 Brother-in-laws, James Kilby and Charles Johnson.

Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304

East Street, Warren, PA. on Friday, February 27, 2015

from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date and time.

Interment will be in Warren County Memorial Park. Those

wishing to place memorials may do so through Wiltsie

Community Church or a charity of one’s choice. E-mail

condolences may be sent by visiting

www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

Carolyn “Carrie” Hummel Randas

Carolyn “Carrie” Hummel Randas, 70, of Warren, PA. died at her residence, Sunday, February 22, 2015 after a brief illness. She was born August 22, 1944 in Warren. She was the daughter of Robert G. and Kathryn M. Dinger Hummel. Carrie was a lifelong Warren area resident and a 1962 graduate of Warren High School.

She was employed as a senior clerk working in the Engineering Dept. with the former Bell Telephone Company and retired in 1992 from Bell Atlantic after 30 years employment.

Carrie was a member of St. Joseph R.C. Church where she volunteered with the funeral luncheon committee and soup kitchen. She was a church Sacristan, and a weekly visitor with residents of the Rouse Warren County Home and Golden Living- Kinzua Nursing Homes.

Carrie is survived by her sister, Donna J. Dunn and husband, Thomas of Warren, PA., 1 Aunt, several cousins, nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew G. Randas whom she married October 19, 1968 in Russell, PA., he died June 28, 2002.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at Holy Redeemer R.C. Church, 11 Russell St, Warren, PA, Friday, February 27, 2015 at 10:00 A.M. with Fr. Richard J. Toohey, Pastor, officiating. At Carries request, there will be no visitation hours observed.

Those wishing to place memorials may do so through St. Joseph Church Educational Center Fund. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com The Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. has been entrusted with funeral arrangements.

Minnie M. Siliano Menard

Minnie M. Siliano Menard, 85, of Warren, PA. died surrounded by her family, Sunday, February 22, 2015 at Warren Manor Nursing Home after an extended illness. She was born June 16, 1929 in Warren, PA. Minnie was the daughter of Frank and Theresa Scarpelli Siliano.

She was a lifelong Warren area resident. Minnie was employed at S.S. Kresge for 9 years, The Texas Lunch in the 1950’s & 60’s, State and Friendly Diners, Alexander Rashid Penn Restaurant, Harvey Carey’s Castle Diner, Warren Components and Sheffield Tavern, she retired in 1986 from the Dietary Department of the Warren State Hospital after 17 years employment.

She was a member of Holy Redeemer R.C. Church and the church cursillo movement. Minnie is remembered as a person who loved her family and friends, and all who took care of her. She loved to joke with everyone and was the life of the party. She loved to have picnics and corn roasts, cook, decorate cakes and shopping.

She especially loved Christmas. Minnie will be greatly missed and remembered by her good sense of humor, and how she loved us all and made us laugh. Minnie looked forward to be with her Savior, Jesus Christ, and hoped many to follow.

She is survived by her daughter – Mary Ferry and husband, Jack of Warren, PA., 1 Brother – Jim Siliano and wife, Vilma, 1 Sister – Mary Highhouse and husband, Fred all of Warren, PA., 3 Grandchildren – Scott Skidmore, Lorie Whippo, Jack Ferry, Jr., 13 Great Grandchildren, 3 Great Great Grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 1 Brother – Joseph Siliano, 1 Grandson – Frank Skidmore, 1 Nephew – Chris McMillen, 1 Niece – Cindy Brown Horner.

Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA., Tuesday, February 24, 2015 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 at Holy Redeemer R.C. Church, 11 Russell Street, Warren, PA. Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. with Fr. James Gutting, Pastor, officiating.

Interment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Warren County, 1 Main Avenue, Warren, PA. 16365 or National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rd St., New York, N.Y. 10016.

E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

The family wishes to thank all who cared for her, Warren General Dialysis, all the doctors and nurses at the Warren General Hospital Emergency Room, U.P.M.C. Hamot, Hospice of Warren County, and the Warren Manor Nursing Home for the wonderful care she received.

Elijah Raydon Barnett

Elijah Raydon Barnett passed away at home February 19, 2015. He was born the son of Travis Barnett and Brittany Schultz on January 16, 2015. The family currently resides with paternal grandparents Allen and Laurie Barnett of Warren. He is also survived by a brother Josiah and a sister Delilah, maternal grandparents Kathy Campbell and Orville Schultz, aunt Tika Smith, uncles Marcus Schultz and Dustin Campbell, all residing in Warren, and uncle Matthew Smith of California. Elijah was preceded in death by Matthew’s newborn son, D’Artanyon, and great aunt Marianne Frederick. He will be deeply missed by a large extended family and friends too numerous to list by name. While Elijah was with us for only a short time, his light will shine forever.

Friends and family may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA on Sunday, February 22, 2015 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm at which time funeral and committal services will be held with Rev. Rick Rohlin, Pastor of Praise Fellowship, officiating. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

Jack Handkammer

Jack Handkammer, 77, of Ashville, N.Y. and formerly of Warren, PA. died Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at Heritage Park, Jamestown, N.Y. He was born May 9, 1937 in Brooklyn, N.Y.

He was the son of Jacob Adam and Louise Kundel Handkammer.

Jack had formerly lived in Long Island, N.Y. and was a 1954 graduate of Thomas Edison High School. He had served with the U.S. Army as a Private, during the Cold War where he protected the Ajax Missile’s and Nike Missile Silos. He earned his associate degree in art from the Pratt Institute of New York City. He was employed as Director of Advertising with Blair Corporation for 23 years retiring from there in 1995. He was a former member of St. Joseph R.C. Church, where he served as a Eucharistic Minister and Past President of their pastoral council and a member of St. Mary of Lourdes R.C. Church of Bemus Point, N.Y.

He was an active member of the Warren Y.M.C.A. , Head Official of the Swim Team Program, Knights of Columbus, American Legion Post 135. He was a volunteer with the Soup Kitchen and at St. Susan Center.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Judith “Judy” Fries Handkammer whom he married in 1964 at Jamaica, N.Y. of Ashville, N.Y., 4 Children – Amy Henderson and husband, Shawn of Stroudsburg, PA., Robert Handkammer and wife, Marceil of Charlotte, N.C., Alison Cushing and husband, Thomas of Bath, PA., Kristin Nivens and husband, Heath of Jacksonville, FL., 6 grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 Sisters – Doris Knoll and Ellie Mueller.

Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA. on Friday, February 13, 2015 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. where a vigil service will be conducted at 1:30 P.M. by Deacon Joseph Lucia.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at St. Mary of Lourdes R.C. Church, Bemus Point, N.Y. on Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. with Fr. Todd Remick, Pastor, officiating. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Hospice Chautauqua Co., Inc., 20 W. Fairmount Ave., Jamestown, New York 14701.

E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

Louise E. Stanton

Louise E. Stanton, 87, of Russell, PA died Thursday, February 12, 2015 at her home following a brief illness.

Born on September 5, 1927 in Jamestown, NY she was the daughter of the late Carl and Neva Lininger Werner. Louise was a longtime resident of the Russell area and was a homemaker. She enjoyed cooking, baking, canning, sewing, feeding the birds and taking care of her plants.

Louise is survived by four children, Jerry C. (Donna) Stanton, Allan (Sherry) Stanton, VMD, Larry (Joann) Stanton and Mark (Dana) Stanton, all of Russell, PA, 10 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, one sister, Marion Burford of Russell, PA, one brother-in-law, John H. Stanton of Russell, PA and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Louise was preceded in death by her husband, H. Ronald Stanton, whom she married on November 2, 1946 and who died on July 26, 2007, two sisters, Nancy Hall and Joyce Pearson, and two brothers, Lawrence Werner and Roger Werner.

Friends may call from 4:00PM to 6:00PM Friday, February 13, 2015 at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA, where funeral and committal services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday with Rev. Marcus Briggs, Chaplain of 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. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

Joan C. Berdine

Joan Marlene Campbell Berdine, 82, formerly of 914 Conewango Avenue, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015 at the Warren County Rouse Home. She was born in Kane, Pa, Oct. 7, 1932 to parents Leo J. and Adeline L. Weaver Campbell.

Except for her early childhood, she was a lifelong resident of Warren, PA, graduating from Warren High School in 1950. Joan worked in the office of the former Jamesway store in N. Warren and in 1977 she accepted the position of Fiscal Assistant at the Warren State Hospital later becoming Guardian Officer in 1982 and retiring in Dec. 1994 after 17 years of service. She was truly blessed to have had a wonderful circle of friends with whom she enjoyed many hobbies such as golf, bowling and playing cards. She loved to travel and was especially fond of going dancing on Friday and Saturday nights. She was a former member of the Women of the Moose, the American Legion Auxiliary and Eagles Club. Joan is survived by three daughters, Judy Berdine, Jill Fasenmyer (Dan), of Warren and Jani Wendell (Steve) of Youngsville, PA, and one brother, Forest Campbell (Cecilia) of Tucson, AZ. She is also survived by four grandchildren, Jennifer Moran (Indianapolis, IN), Jody Fasenmyer (Laurel, MD), Scott Fasenmyer (Leesburg, VA) and Nathan Wendell (Erie, PA), four great grandchildren, Jessica and Joselyn Moran, Paul and Lucy Fasenmyer and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a son Randall Ray Berdine in August 1984, one brother Bill Campbell in 1954, two sisters, Pat Cady in 2013 and Doris Anderson in 2013 and several nieces and nephews. Friends and family may express their condolences at a memorial service which will be held at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. at 304 East Street, Warren, PA on Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 1:00 P.M. with the Rev. Marcus Briggs, Chaplain of the Rouse Warren County Home, officiating. In accordance with her wishes there will not be viewing hours observed and there will be a private burial at the convenience of the family in Pine Grove Cemetery, Russell, PA. We would be remiss if we did not credit the caring and professional staff of the Rouse Home especially in her final days. Many were like family and she was affectionately known to them as “Joanie B”. Thank you for caring for our Mother when we could not. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Friends of the Rouse, 701 Rouse Avenue, Youngsville, PA or Women of the Moose, Warren, PA. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

Darcy J. White

Darcy J. White, 61, of Lander, PA died Friday, January 30 at her home.

Born January 12, 1954 in Lake Placid, NY, she was the daughter of the late Randall Firth and Mary Jane Thew White. Darcy graduated from Warren Area High School in 1971 and received a BS in Geology from Allegheny College in 1975. She worked at various jobs related to seismology and was most recently Director of Mine Blasting Safety for the State of West Virginia, before returning to the Lander area. She was an avid reader and enjoyed cooking.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her brother, Jay White, of Warren, PA, on July 18, 2014. She is survived by two brothers, Doug White (fiancée Terry Reinke) of Longmont, CO, and Spencer White (wife Mary Saunders) of Springfield, IL, sister-in-law Kim White of Warren, PA, nephews Jacob White, Jesse White, Mitchell White, and Ross White, and niece, Heather White.

Family and Friends are invited to a Celebration of Darcy’s Life on Sunday, February 15, 2015, from 3-7 PM at the Holiday Inn, 210 Ludlow St., Warren, PA. Those wishing to make a memorial contribution may do so through the Lander Volunteer Fire Department, 4400 Miller Hill Road, Russell, PA 16345, landervfd.org, or the Randall F. White Fund, through the Community Foundation of Warren County, P.O. Box 691, Warren, Pa 16365, whose beneficiary is the Chief Cornplanter Council of the Boy Scouts of America, Warren, PA. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., Warren, PA. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

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