Obituaries

Susan J. Tarbox

Susan J. Tarbox, 54, of Clarendon, Pa. died Monday, September 29, 2014 at Warren General Hospital after a courageous battle with breast cancer. She was born June 21, 1958 in Warren, PA. She was the daughter of the late Floyd Jennings and Sandra A. Foreman. Susan was a lifelong Warren area resident and earned her education in Phlebotomy and volunteered with the American Red Cross, Warren General Hospital and area schools. She was employed with Warren City Lines as a School Bus Driver. She was a member of Sheffield United Methodist Church. She loved spending time with her grandchildren, camping, fishing and being outdoors.

She is survived by her 5 children – Brandy Michael of Clarendon, PA., Rodney Baker of Erie, PA., Sierra Adams of Pittsburgh, PA., Ashley Tarbox of Erie, PA., Tina Knepp of Union City, PA., 3 Siblings – Bill Foreman of Warren, PA., Laura Hannold of Erie, PA., Debbie Foreman of Johnsonburg, PA., 11 Grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Tarbox whom she married June 20, 1981 and 1 son – Shane Tarbox.

A graveside service will be conducted at Barnes Cemetery, Barnes, PA. on Friday, October 3, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. with Rev. Dennis Johnson, Pastor, officiating. Those wishing to help defray funeral expenses may send donations to the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East St., Warren, PA. 16365.

Sara Ahlgren

Sara “Sally” Ahlgren, 70, of Alexandria, VA and formerly of Warren, PA, died Tuesday, September 23, 2014 in Alexandria.

Sally was born on July 14, 1944 in Warren, PA the daughter of the late John Andrews and Rose Mihalko Andrews. She was a 1962 graduate of Warren High School. Sally was a longtime resident of Alexandria, VA and formerly employed as an insurance agent at Taylor and Clark (Wells Fargo). She was a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Alexandria, VA.

Sally is survived by her daughter Elizabeth Hunter and her husband, Eric, of Chesterfield, VA, a granddaughter, Megan Hunter, a sister Joan Phillips, and sister in law Gretchen Andrews, and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Sally was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 49 years, Richard Ahlgren, and brother John Andrews.

Friends may call from 2-4 and 6-8PM Friday, October 3, 2014 at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA. A graveside service will be held at 11:00AM Saturday at St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery, Warren, PA with Fr. James Gutting, Pastor of Holy Redeemer R. C. Church, Warren, PA, officiating. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to place memorials may do so through the American Lung Association at www.lung.org/donate. Email condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

John P. Malone

John Paul “Jack” Malone, 83, of Cambridge Warren, and formerly of McDonald, PA, passed away Saturday, September 27, 2014.

Jack was born in McKeesport, PA on December 30, 1930, the son of the late Edward J. and Margaret Toohey Malone. He is survived by two sisters, Margaret Paul of Warren, PA and Ann Verbanic of Haber Heights, OH. Jack is also survived by five nephews, Douglas Paul, David Paul, John Paul, all of Warren, PA, Mike Verbanic of Ohio, and Mark Verbanic of Indiana, two nieces, Catherine Schenkein of Richmond, VA and MaryAnn Ray of Cabot, Arkansas, 17 great nieces and nephews and many cousins. Besides his parents, Jack was preceded in death by a brother, Edward J. Malone and a sister, Genevieve Little, brothers-in-law Lloyd J. Paul and Scotty Little and a sister-in-law, Irma Malone.

Jack was a 1948 graduate of Union High School in Burgettstown, PA. He was a Staff Sergeant with the 79th Engineering Co. in the U. S. Army and stationed in Japan for 3 years during the Korean War. He was a member of the American Legion and a lifetime member of the V.F.W. He helped build the first atomic power station in the world at Shippinport, PA on August 26, 1977. He worked there at the Elrama Power Station, now known as Duquesne Light Co., for 32 years. He was a member of Holy Redeemer R.C. Church in Warren, PA and St. Alphonsus R.C. Church in McDonald, PA. Jack was a quiet, gentle man whose first love was for his family and he took great interest and pride in all their accomplishment in life.

Friends may call from 4:00pm – 8:00pm Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at the Nation Funeral Home, Inc., 218-220 East Lincoln Avenue, McDonald, PA. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at St. Alphonsus R. C. Church, 219 W. Lincoln Avenue, McDonald, PA with Fr. Ben Vaghetto officiating. Interment will be in Robinson Run Cemetery, McDonald, PA. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Holy Redeemer R. C. Church Building Fund, 11 Russell Street, Warren, PA, 16365 or to the St. Alphonsus R. C. Church Building Fund, 219 W. Lincoln Avenue, McDonald, PA 15057. Local arrangements have been entrusted to the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

Charles D. Schreckengost

Charles Donald Schreckengost, 67, of Russell, PA died Thursday, September 25, 2014 at Warren General Hospital.

Born on November 3, 1946 in Oak Ridge, PA he was the son of the late Charles David and Bonnie Neese Schreckengost. Charles work at United Refining Company for 27 years and later worked in the maintenance department at the Warren State Hospital. He served with the U. S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. Charles enjoyed hunting, fishing, and was an avid softball player in his younger years.

Charles is survived by his wife, Judith Elaine Lindell Schreckengost. They were married on October 9, 1971 in Tidioute, PA. He is also survived by two children, Jill Malmgren and her husband, Jorgen, of Mint Hill, NC, and Eric C. Schreckengost of Conneaut Lake, PA, one grandson, Kason Schreckengost, one brother, Dave Neese and his wife, Betty, of Corsica, PA, and three nephews, Dave Brosious, Matt Proper and Andy Proper. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two sisters, Vicki Brosious and Robyn Schreckengost.

Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 from Noon – 2:00 P.M. at which time funeral and committal services will be held with Rev. Marcus Briggs, Chaplain of Warren General Hospital, officiating. Full military honors will be conducted at the service by members of the John Gertsch Vietnam Memorial Post and U. S. Marine Corps personnel. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Warren County, 1 Main Avenue, Warren, PA 16365. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

Marvin “Marv” Ross

Marvin “Marv” Ross, 73, of Warren, PA. passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 25, 2014 at his residence surrounded by his devoted family after a 9 month battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born July 11, 1941 in Gowanda, NY, the son of Virgilio Wriano and Cleo Alene Cooper Ross. Marv is survived by his loving wife, Diane Mineweaser Ross, three daughters – Linda Marie Sikora, Lisa Marie Ross both of Buffalo, NY, Wriana Jean Ross of Warren, PA., 1 son – Adam Anthony Ross and wife, Karen of Buffalo, NY, Brother – Douglas Johnson and wife, Dolores of Russell, PA., 5 Grandchildren – Kaylee and Antinina Sikora, Brooke, Brandi, and Adam Ross, Jr., several nieces and nephews. In keeping with the wishes of Marv, there will be no visitation hours or funeral services. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Warren General Hospital Cancer Care Center, 2 Crescent Park, Warren, PA. 16365 or Hospice of Warren County, 1 Main Street, Warren, PA. 16365. The Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. has been entrusted with funeral arrangements. Those wishing to submit e-mail condolences may do so by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

Mitchell F. Kelly

Mitchell F. Kelly, 27, of Arlington, VA and formerly of Warren, PA died Monday, September 22, 2014 at his residence. He was born May 1, 1987 in Warren, PA. He is the son of Dennis J. Kelly of Warren, PA. and the late Diane L. Raffaele Kelly. Mitchell was a resident of Arlington, VA for the past 5 years and a longtime Warren area resident. He was a 2005 graduate of Warren Area High School and a 2009 graduate of Penn State University Main Campus, where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. He was currently working to obtain his Master’s Degree. He was employed for the past 3 years with BAE Systems as a Certified Public Accountant. He was a member of St. Joseph R.C. Church. While in high school he was a member of the Warren Dragons Swim Team, and at the age of 10, was a Y.M.C.A. State Champion Swimmer. He enjoyed traveling, golfing, being outdoors, playing the piano and all sports. He loved spending time with family and friends, especially his 2 nephews and niece.

He is survived by his father, 4 siblings – Andrew D. Kelly and wife, Sara of Minocqua, WI., Olivia E. Kelly Zawacki and husband, Derek of Warren, PA., Douglas J. Kelly of Pitttsburgh, PA., Vanessa A. Kelly of Warren, PA., 2 Nephews – Brayden Kelly of Minocqua, WI., Aiden Zawacki and 1 Niece – Ashlynn Zawacki both of Warren, PA., his girlfriend – Kristen Decker of Durham, N.C. and formerly of Warren, PA.

In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents – Frank and Rose Mancuso Raffaele, his paternal grandparents – James A. and Dorothy Marturano Kelly.

Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA. Friday, September 26, 2014 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. where a vigil service will be conducted Friday at 7:45 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. at St. Joseph R.C. Church, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue West, Warren, PA. 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 Public Library Association, 205 Market Street, Warren, PA. 16365. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

Betty M. Harrington

Betty M. Harrington, 87, of Warren, PA died Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at her home following an extended illness. She was born on November 12, 1926 in Warren, PA to the late George A. and Ruby Sears Mertens. She had resided in Warren most of her life and was a graduate of Lakewood, Ohio high School. Betty was employed with Cady’s Hallmark Card shop for 15 years retiring in 2004. She enjoyed square dancing and was a member of numerous square dancing clubs in Warren, Salamanca and Jamestown, NY.

Betty is survived by her three children, Mark Harrington and his wife, Susanne, of Warren, PA, Julie Harrington of Irvine, PA and Shawn Harrington and his wife, Debbie, of Scandia, PA, nine grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, one sister, Catherine Wilcox of Russell, PA, and several cousins, nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by her husband, David W. Harrington, whom she married on May 7, 1955 at Holy Redeemer R.C. Church in Warren, PA, and who died on July 9, 2011.

Friends may call from 2-4 P.M. and 6-8 P.M. on Friday, September 26, 2014 at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA. A funeral service will be held at 10:00 A.M. Saturday at the funeral home with Reverend Marcus Briggs, Chaplain of Warren General Hospital, officiating. Interment will be in St. Joseph R. C. Cemetery, Warren, PA. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Hospice of Warren County, 1 Main Avenue, Warren, PA 16365, or to a charity of one’s choice. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

Allen D. Pulsney

Allen D. Pulsney, 75, of Russell, PA. died Monday Morning, September 22, 2014 at the Rouse Warren County Home after an extended illness. He was born September 8, 1939 in Philipsburg, PA. He was the son of the late Andrew and Thelma Brady Pulsney. He was a resident of Russell, PA. for the past 46 years.

He was formerly of Beccaria, PA. Allen was 1957 graduate of Moshannon Valley High School and served with the U.S. Army as a Private First Class with the 88th Ordinance Company, providing Automotive repairs. He was employed as the former Superintendent at Pine Grove Cemetery and was an aide at the Warren State Hospital. He was owner and operator of the former Scandia Store, Country Drive In Restaurant, Easy Care Lawn Service, retiring in 2002. He was a member of Russell United Methodist Church. He was an avid bowler, hunter, gardener, do it yourselfer who enjoyed doing for others. He especially enjoyed spending time and love of his grand kids.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Nancy Hurtock Pulsney whom he married June 3, 1967 in Ramey, PA., 2 daughters – Paula Walsh and husband, John of Youngsville, PA., Jennifer Gray and Dennis Knopf of Warren, PA., 3 Brothers – Sherman Pulsney and wife, Judy of Philipsburg, PA., Joe Pulsney and wife, Sandy of Palm Bay, FL., Gene Pulsney and wife, Sue of Altoona, PA., 4 Grandchildren – Christine, Jeremy and Joshua Walsh, Madison Gray. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant brother, Anthony Pulsney and his beloved dog, Jake.

Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, Pa. on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 from 6 to 8 P.M. and on Thursday, September 25, 2014 from 11:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M. when a funeral service will be conducted by Rev. David Heckman, Pastor, officiating. Full military honors will follow the funeral service by members of the John Gertsch Vietnam Memorial Post and the U.S. Army personnel. Interment will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Russell, PA. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through the Warren County Veterans Council, %Edward Burris, Warren County Veterans Affairs Office, 204 Fourth Avenue, Warren, PA. 16365. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

Ronald L. Jordan

Ronald L. Jordan, 72, of Green Cove Springs, FL and formerly of Warren, PA. died at his residence, Monday, September 15, 2014. He was born April 12, 1942 in Warren, PA. Ron was a lifelong Warren area resident and was formerly of Tidioute, PA. for 10 years.

He was a graduate of Eisenhower High School and served with the U.S. Air Force where he received training in law enforcement. He was employed with the City of Warren Police Department as a patrolman for 20 years, retiring in 1992. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and enjoyed shrimping. He especially loved his grandchildren and enjoyed watching them play baseball. He was a superb cribbage player.

He is survived by his wife, Elli Chmielewske Jordan, 5 Children – Daniel and Jacqueline Jordan both of Kane, PA., Patrick Jordan and wife, Lisa of Warren, PA., Ronald Jordan of Kane, PA., Donald Jordan of Townville, PA., 4 Stepchildren – James Mechling and wife, Lisa of Tidioute, PA., Daniel Mechling and wife, Cheryl of Warren, PA., Jonathan Mechling of Scandia, PA., Desiree Mechling of Russell, PA. 3 Brothers – Donald Jordan and wife, Barbara of Green Cove Springs, FL. Tim Jordan and wife, Linda of Tiona, PA., Thomas Jordan of Warren, PA, 1 Sister Brenda Durnell of Russell, PA., 19 Grandchildren, 8 Great Grandchildren, several nieces and nephews also survive. He was preceded in death by his mother, Margaret Munch Onufer and stepfather, Michael Onufer, 1 Brother – Harry Willard.

Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA. Sunday, September 21, 2014 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. where a funeral service will be conducted Monday, September 22, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. by Rev. Marcus Briggs, Chaplain of the Warren General Hospital, officiating. Full military honors will be conducted at Limestone Cemetery, Tidioute, PA. by members of John Gertsch Vietnam Memorial Post members. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Warren Cancer Center, 2 Crescent Park, Warren, PA. 16365. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

Dolores J. Nuhfer Anthony

Dolores J. Nuhfer Anthony, 87, of Warren, PA. died Sunday

morning, September 14, 2014 at the home of her daughters in

Youngsville, PA. after an extended illness. She was born

November 28, 1926 in Warren, PA. She was the daughter of the

late William J. and Katherine Mansfield Nuhfer, Sr.

She was a longtime resident of Warren, PA. and a 1944 graduate

of Warren High School. She earned her nursing degree from

Spencer Hospital School of Nursing, Meadville, PA.

She was employed with Warren General Hospital as a Registered

Nurse for 20 years, working in the Maternity Ward, leaving in

1968. She was then employed with the former National Forge

Company as their shop nurse for 20 years. She was a member of

St. Luke’s R.C. Church, Youngsville, PA. and a former member of

St. Joseph R.C. Church, Warren, PA. where she served on the

Altar Rosary Society and former Catholic Daughters of America.

She was an avid reader and enjoyed dancing, and especially

loved and enjoyed her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She is survived by her 4 children – Molly Kratz and husband,

Douglas of Warren, PA. , Becky Britton of Youngsville, PA., Jeff

Anthony and wife, Mitzi and Terry Anthony and wife, Sharon all

of Warren, PA., 7 siblings – William Nuhfer and wife, Doris,

Philip Nuhfer and wife, Marion all of Warren, PA., Theresa

Sanden and husband, Eugene of Youngsville, PA., Tom Nuhfer

and wife, Sandy of Tiona, PA., Martha Lafferty and husband, Joe

of Lakewood, CA., Larry Nuhfer of Irvine, PA., Michael Nuhfer

and wife, Beatrice of Warren, PA., 1 Sister-in-law, Jane Nuhfer of

Irvine, PA., 9 Grandchildren 12 Great Grandchildren, several

nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her

husband, Harold E. (Pete) Anthony whom she married October

16, 1948 in Warren, PA. who died July 7, 1990, 1 Brother – Richard

Nuhfer.

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

East Street, Warren, PA. Wednesday, September 17, 2014 from 6

to 8 P.M. A vigil service will be conducted there at 7:30 P.M.

Additional visitation will be on Thursday, September 18, 2014 at

St. Luke ‘s R.C. Church Gathering Space from 10:00 A.M. until

11:00 A.M. when a Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted by

Fr. John Neff, Pastor. Entombment will be in the Mausoleum of

the Resurrection in St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery. Those wishing to

place memorials may do so through Warren Cancer Center, 2

Crescent Park, Warren, PA. 16365 or Hospice of Warren County, 1

Main Avenue, Warren, PA. 16365. E-mail condolences may be

sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

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