Obituaries

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

Kathryn “Kitty” Gentz

Kathryn “Kitty” Gentz, 92, a resident of Cambridge of Warren,

died there Sunday morning, November 16, 2014 after a brief

illness. She was born September 13, 1922 in Mahanoy City, PA. to

the late John J. and K. Cecelia Klein McAnulty. Kitty was a

Warren area resident since 1972 and formerly of East Brunswick,

N.J. Kitty was a 1940 graduate of West Catholic Girls High

School of Philadelphia, PA. She was employed for 36 years with

the former Bell Telephone Company as an operator and office

clerk, retiring in 1976. She was a member of Holy Redeemer R.C.

Church, Women of the Warren Moose Lodge 109, Warren Senior

Center, Bell Telephone Pioneers and an active volunteer with

Warren General Hospital working in the One Day Surgery Ward.

She loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and

great granddaughter. In her illness, she accumulated her

extended family members who took care of her and who touched

her life.

Kitty is survived by her 2 children – Karen Gentz of Warren, PA.,

Dr. Edward J. “Ned” Gentz and his wife, Renee of Albuquerque,

N.M., 4 Grandsons – Joseph and Christopher Covino, E. Seamus

and Graham Gentz, 1 Granddaughter – Kelli Covino, 1 Great

Granddaughter – Alasya Luce, and her special pal, Sooty, her

granddaughter’s Pomeranian dog.

Several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

husband, Edward F. Gentz whom she married August 11, 1945 in

Ardmore, PA., he died May 19, 1999, 1 Sister – Rose M. Coogan, 1

Brother – John “Jack” McAnulty.

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

East Street, Warren, PA on Friday, November 21, 2014 from 6 to 8

P.M. where a vigil service will be conducted at 7:45 P.M.

Further visitation will be held Saturday, November 22, 2014 at

Holy Redeemer 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. James Gutting, Pastor, officiating, assisted by

Deacon Joseph Lucia. Entombment will be in the Mausoleum of

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

place memorials may do so through Holy Redeemer Church

Building Fund, 11 Russell Street, Warren, PA. 16365, or Hospice

of Warren County, 1 Main Avenue, Warren, PA 16365, or the

Memory Center at Cambridge of Warren, 706 Pennsylvania

Avenue West, Warren, PA. 16365.

E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting

www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

Jenny Tassone DeMarco

Jenny Tassone DeMarco, 86, a resident of Tucson, Arizona for 35 years, passed from this life on Friday, November 14, 2014 after an extended illness.

Jenny was born in Brognaturo, Italy to Giovanni “John” A. Tassone and Camilla Rizzo Tassone. She came to America in 1930 and grew up in Morrison, Pennsylvania along the Kinzua Creek. In 1949 she married Dominick A. DeMarco in Warren, Pennsylvania. They moved to Ashtabula, Ohio in 1951. During the 1950’s Jenny worked at the Carlisle-Allen Company (Carlisle’s) selling clothing and participating in style shows. In the summer of 1979 Jenny and her family moved out west to Tucson, Arizona. She was an active member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Tucson and enjoyed volunteer activities for many years. She will be remembered for her kindness and dedication to helping others.

Jenny is survived by her husband Dominick A. DeMarco, daughter Diane M. DeMarco, and son David J. DeMarco all of Tucson, AZ, sister Mary Tassone Bobby of Hermitage, PA, sister-in-law Geraldine “Gerry” Tassone of Warren, PA, sister-in-law Diana Pohlman, (Fl), brother-in-law Frank P. DeMarco, and sister-in-law Collette DeMarco (NJ), nieces, nephews, cousins, and many wonderful friends.

In addition to her parents, Jenny was preceded in death by her sister Teresa Tassone, sister Rose Consolata Tassone Rizzo, brother Joseph Tassone, and brother Nick A. Tassone.

Inurnment will be in St. Joseph R. C. Cemetery in Warren, Pennsylvania. The Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA has been entrusted with arrangements. A private memorial gathering will be arranged by the family.

Memorials may be placed in Jenny T. DeMarco’s memory to “Alzheimer’s Association,” www.alz.org (Tucson, AZ) or “Casa de la Luz Foundation”/Casa de la Luz Hospice, www.casahospice.com (Tucson, AZ)

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

Joyce Hecei

Joyce M. Hecei, 91, of Warren, PA. and formerly of Sheffield, PA.

died Tuesday afternoon, November 11, 2014 at the John and

Orpha Blair Hospice Home after a brief illness. She was born

August 7, 1923 in Barnes, PA. Joyce was the daughter of Harold

W. and Grace E. Morley Miller. She was a resident of Sheffield,

PA. for over 50 years moving to Warren in 2009. She was a 1940

graduate of Sheffield High School and was employed with the

U.S. Forest Service at the Sheffield Rangers Station for 24 years

retiring August 20, 1993. Joyce was a member of St. Joseph R.C.

Church and a former member of St. Anthony Church, Sheffield

Senior Center and the Warren Community Center. She enjoyed

knitting, crocheting, reading, bowling, golf, playing cards, bingo.

She especially loved and enjoyed her two grandchildren and

great granddaughter.

She is survived by her 4 Children – Thomas Hecei and wife, Kay

of St. Peters, Missouri, Rick Hecei and wife, Patti of Cary, N.C.,

Sandra Hecei of Warren, PA., Timothy Hecei and wife, Donna of

Meadville, PA., 2 Grandchildren – Heather Smith and husband,

Greg of Cary, N.C., John “J.J.” Hecei of Lake St. Louis, Missouri, 1

Great Granddaughter – Lexie Smith of Cary, N.C., several nieces

and nephews. In addition to her parents, Joyce was preceded in

death by her husband of 66 years, Joseph N. Hecei whom she

married May 17, 1946 at the former St. Clara’s R.C. Church who

died April 1, 2013, 1 Brother – Harold W. Miller, Jr., 1 Sister –

Ruth Lewis, 1 Grandson – Adam Hecei.

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

East Street, Warren, PA. on Thursday, November 13, 2014 from 6

to 8 P.M. where a vigil service will be conducted at at 7:45 P.M.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted Friday, November

14, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. at St. Joseph R.C. Church, 600 Pennsylvania

Avenue West, Warren, PA. Fr. James Gutting, Pastor of Holy

Redeemer R.C. Church, officiating. Interment will be in St. Joseph

R.C. Cemetery. Those wishing to place memorials may do so

through American Diabetes Association, 1701 N. Beauregard

Street, Alexandria, VA. 22311, or Hospice of Warren County, 2

Crescent Park, Warren, PA. 16365, or a Charity of one’s choice. E-

mail condolences may be sent by visiting

www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

John A. Notoro, Sr.

John A. Notoro, Sr., 92, of Clarendon, PA. died Monday evening, November 3, 2014 at UPMC Hamot, Erie, PA. after a brief illness. He was born March 15, 1922 in Clarendon, Pa. He was the son of the late Frank and Mary Suppa Notoro. John was a lifelong Clarendon resident and a 1940 graduate of Warren High School.

He had served with the U.S. Army during World War II as a Corporal. He was employed as a weld mechanic for 24 years with the former G.T.E. Sylvania retiring in 1973. He was an adjunct with the Disabled American Veterans Chapter #75. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He enjoyed winter sports, playing guitar, banjo and piano.

He is survived by his 3 children – John A. Notoro, Jr. and wife, Deborah of Clarendon, PA., Deborah Dupont and husband, Kenneth of Temperance, MI., Joseph Notoro of Mt. Jewett, PA., 1 Brother – Sam Notoro, 1 Sister – Katherine “Kate” Check both of Clarendon, PA., 12 Grandchildren, 8 Great Grandchildren and 2 Great Great Grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Darlene Thomas Notoro whom he married on June 5, 1943 at Ft. Hood, Killeen, TX., 1 Son – Frank Notoro, 4 Brothers – Joseph, Frank, Ralph and Anthony Notoro, 2 Sisters – Mary Benson, Angeline Costello.

Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA. on Thursday, November 6, 2014 from 2 to 5 P.M. A funeral service will be conducted at the funeral home Friday, November 7, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. by Fr. James Gutting, Pastor of Holy Redeemer R.C. Church, officiating. Full military honors will be conducted by members of the Sheffield/Clarendon V.F.W. funeral detail and the U.S. Army personnel. Interment will be in St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Disabled American Veterans Chapter 75 Van Fund, c/o John Hoden, 3010 Mount Hope Road, Titusville, PA 16354, or the Clarendon or Glade Volunteer Fire Departments. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

Joseph A. Gabriel

Joseph A. Gabriel, 84, of North Warren, PA, died Sunday morning, November 2, 2014 at the John and Orpha Blair Hospice Home after an illness of the past year. He was born March 13, 1930 in Niagara Falls, N.Y.

He was the son of the late Antonio and Concetta Donatelli Gabriele. Joe was a graduate of Niagara Falls High School and attended the University of Buffalo. He was employed with the former National Forge Company as an Electronic Data Processing Manager retiring in 1995 after 28 years employment. He volunteered at St. Joseph Church Elementary School in their computer laboratory. He was a member of St. Antony of Padua R.C. Church, the Warren Knights of Columbus, Warren Elks Lodge. Joe was an avid golfer and former member of the Conewango Valley Country Club. He had served with the U.S. Navy as a Seaman First Class during the Korean War.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, June R. Teufel Gabriel, whom he married May 25, 1963 at the Infant of Prague R.C. Church in Cheektowaga, N.Y., 4 Children – Dr. Anthony “T.J.” Gabriel, PhD and wife, Terri of Gainesville, GA., Maria Mandis and husband, Michael of Southern Shores, N.C., Melinda “Mindy” Simmons and husband, David of Charleston, W.V., Gina Burke and husband, David of Huntersville, N.C., 1 Brother – Thomas C. Gabriele of Fairport, N.C., 10 Grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 1 Brother – Pat Gabriele. Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. where a vigil service will be conducted at 7:30 P.M. Members of the Warren Elks Lodge will conduct their funeral ritual at 6:00 P.M. Wednesday.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted on Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Anthony of Padua R.C. Church, Saybrook, PA., Fr. John Neff, Pastor, officiating. Entombment will be in the Mausoleum of the Resurrection in St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Hospice of Warren County, 1 Main Street, Warren, PA., St. Anthony of Padua R.C. Church, P.O. Box 518, Sheffield, PA 16347-0518, Warren Cancer Center, 2 Crescent Park, Warren, PA 16365 or the St. Joseph School, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue West, Warren, PA. 16365. Those wishing to submit e-mail condolences may do so by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

May Weber

May Lorraine Walker Bongle Weber, 92, formerly of Follett Run Road, Warren, PA, died Sunday, November 2, 2014 at the John and Orpha Blair Hospice Home.

May was born on May 20, 1922 in Egg Harbor, Wisconsin, the daughter of the late Charles and Delia Thenell Walker. She was a 1940 graduate of Sturgeon Bay (Wisconsin) High School. She had lived in the Warren area for the past 60 years where she was a member of the North Warren Fire Hall, North Warren Crafters, and a life member of the American Legion Auxiliary and the Lakewood Rod and Gun Club. She served for 18 months in the Women’s Army Corps during World War II.

May is survived by her four children, Dolores (Dee Dee) Tucker and her husband, Bill, of Warren, PA; Lorraine (Lorry) Hazelwood and her husband, David, of Hot Springs, AR; John C. Weber, Jr. and his wife, Kathy, of Warren, PA and David E. Weber and his wife, Denise, of Russell, PA, 11 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and a sister-in-law, Maureen Weber of Sturgeon Bay, WI and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, May was preceded in death by her husband, John Charles Weber, Sr., whom she married on September 22, 1949 and who died on February 28, 2010. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Earl Bongle, 3 sisters and 2 brothers and their spouses, and a brother-in-law, Chaunce Weber.

Friends may call on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA where a memorial service will be held at 10:00 A.M. Wednesday with Dr. Mark E. Hecht, Senior Pastor of First United Methodist Church, Warren, PA, officiating. Burial will be at the convenience of the family in Weiler Cemetery. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Heifer International, P. O. Box 6021, Albert Lea, MN, 56007-9831. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

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