Obituaries

Rose M. Bevevino Fadale

Rose M. Fadale, 97, of Warren, PA. died Wednesday morning, February 5, 2015 after an extended illness.  She was born May 27, 1917 in Warren, PA.  Rose was the daughter of Ross and Rose Scalise Bevevino .  She was a lifelong Warren area resident and was employed with the former G.T.E. Sylvania in the Weld Dept.

She was a member of St. Joseph Church, the church Altar Rosary Society, Catholic Daughters of America, Founder of St. Joseph School Kindergarten and the Parents Teachers Association.  She was a member of the Warren Garden Club, Antique Study Club, Church Women United, Board of the Warren Co. Elections, Warren General Hospital Ladies Auxiliary, former board member of the former Warren Y.W.C.A., avid volunteer with the St. Joseph Church & School, the Warren Library Association.She is survived by her 4 children – Cynthia Weakland and husband, Rick of Watkins Glen, N.Y., Mary Phillips and husband, Jeff of Warren, PA., Thomas Fadale and wife, Roxie and Michael Fadale and wife, Julie all of Clarendon, PA., 1 Sister – Lorraine Bengston of Pleasant Twp., 10 Grandchildren, 7 Great Grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband of 41 years, Santo “Sandy” A. Fadale who died November 17, 1982 whom she married May 24, 1941 in Warren, PA., 6  Brothers – Joseph, Ange, Bill, Anthony, Frank and John Bevevino, 1 infant brother, Ross Bevevino.  Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA. Sunday, February 8, 2015 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 on Monday, February 9, 2015 at 10:00 A.M. at Holy Redeemer R.C. Church, 11 Russell Street, Warren, PA. Fr. Richard J. Toohey, officiating.  Interment will be in St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery.  Those wishing to place memorials may do so through St. Joseph Church Educational Center Fund, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue West, Warren, PA. 16365.  E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

Charles “Lindy” McConnell

Charles “Lindy” McConnell, 87, of Warren, PA. died Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at the John and Orpha Blair Hospice Home after an extended illness. He was born May 26, 1927 in Warren, PA.

He was the son of Arthur and Adeline Spohn McConnell.

Lindy was a Warren area resident his entire life and a 1945 graduate of Warren High School. He had served with the U.S. Navy pacific conference during World War II as a Storekeeper 3rd Class. He was employed with the Warren Post Office for 33 years, retiring in 1982 as a Window Accountant. After his retirement, he found great joy in antiques and collectibles. He owned and operated a shop on the east side of Warren known as C. McConnell’s where many close friendships we’re formed He was a member of Holy Redeemer R.C. Church and the Warren Knights of Columbus.

He was dearly appreciated by the Warren Community residents, had a phenomenal sense of humor. When younger he was an avid hunter, fisherman and trapper.

Lindy is survived by his wife of 68 years, Margaret A. “Peggy” Sulo McConnell whom he married February 1, 1947 at Holy Redeemer Church, Warren, PA., 3 Children – Linda M. McConnell of Warren, PA., Kathy A. McConnell of Erie, PA., Kevin C. McConnell of Pilot Point, TX., 2 Sisters – Jane Kitelinger and Bertie Glotz and husband, Andy all of Warren, PA., 4 Grandchildren – Heather Dangelo Barnard and husband, Andy, Ashley Dangelo Csuhta and Buddy, Travis and Justin Dangelo, 3 Great Grandchildren –Alexis Marie, Emma Rose and Ava Ann Csuhta, several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 Brothers – Joseph and Melvin McConnell, 1 Sister – Adeline McKelvey. Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA. on Friday, February 6, 2015 from 2 to 5 P.M. where a vigil service will be conducted at 4:45 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 10:00 A.M. at Holy Redeemer R.C. Church, 11 Russell Street, Warren, PA. with Fr. James Gutting, Pastor, officiating.

Entombment will be in the Mausoleum of the Ascension at St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery where full military honors will be conducted by members of the U.S. Navy and the Sheffield/Clarendon V.F.W.

The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Warren County, 1 Main St., Warren, PA. 16365 or Paws Along the River, 212 Elm Street, Warren, PA. 16365 or Holy Redeemer Church Building Fund, 11 Russell St., Warren, PA. 16365.

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

Carol Stec

Carol Ann Stec, 64, of Warren, PA. died Tuesday afternoon, February 3, 2015 at the John and Orpha Blair Hospice Home, surrounded by her family, following a brief illness. Carol was born July 12, 1950 in Warren, PA., daughter of the late Frank J. and Helen Kushner Stec. Carol was a 1968 graduate of Youngsville High School. She attended the New Castle Trade School, worked at the former A.R.C. Workshop, now known as Bollinger Enterprises. She was also employed in various janitorial jobs, including Jefferson Elementary School.

She was a member of Women of the Moose Lodge 109 where she enjoyed playing Bingo on Wednesday nights. She was a volunteer at the St. Joseph Church soup kitchen, loved playing cards, knitting, crocheting and many bus vacation trips. She enjoyed time with friends and family, especially her nieces and nephews who made her proud.

Carol is survived by her brother, Joseph Stec and wife, Karen of Toledo, OH., sisters – Mary Bosko and husband, John,

Barbara Greenland and husband, Tim, Linda Spirdon and husband, Dean all of Warren, PA and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. In addition to her parents, Carol was preceded in death by her sister-in-law, Sharon DeVore Stec.

Friends may call in the gathering space of Holy Redeemer R.C. Church, 11 Russell St., Warren, PA on Friday, February 6, 2015 from 10:00 A.M. until 11:00 A.M. directly following a Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted by Fr. James Gutting, Pastor, officiating. Interment will be in St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery.

The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Warren County, 1 Main Street, Warren, PA 16365 or a charity of one’s choice. The Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., Warren, PA has been entrusted with funeral arrangements.

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

Gilbert L. “Gib” Sanford

Gilbert “Gib” L. Sanford, 80, of Youngsville, PA, died Saturday, January 31, 2015 at the Rouse Warren County Home.

Born on November 18, 1934 in Warren, PA he was the son of the late Gilbert M. and Mayola McNett Sanford. Gib lived in Youngsville, PA his entire life and was former owner and operator of the Sanford Christmas Tree Farm in Youngsville from 1964-1997. He served as a Brokenstraw Township supervisor for 14 years and was formerly employed with S. M. Flickinger Wholesale Grocers for 25 years. Gib was also a well tender for 5 years for the former Witco Oil Co. He was a member of the Warren Eagles Lodge and was an avid hunter.

Gib is survived by his wife, Sara Mae Fleming Sanford, who he married in 1955 in Youngsville, PA. He is also survived by 2 children, Paul D. Sanford and his wife, Vivian, of Youngsville, PA and Pam Baker and her husband, Joe, of Pittsfield, PA, 5 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, 1 brother, Leslie Sanford and his wife, Betty, of Youngsville, PA, and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Gib was preceded in death by a sister, Susan Hultman.

Friends may call from at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 from 1:00 P.M. to

2:00 P.M. at which time funeral and committal services will be held with the Rev. Rick Hamrick, Pastor of the Youngsville Free Methodist Church, officiating. Interment will be in Sanford Cemetery. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through the Paws Along the River, 212 Elm Street, Warren, PA 16365, or to the Salvation Army of Warren County, 311 Beech Street, Warren, PA 16365. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

Autumn M. Doherty

Autumn Marie Doherty, 92, of Warren, PA died Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at Warren General Hospital after an extended illness. She was born November 15, 1922 in Warren, PA. She was the daughter of the late William O. and Esther C. Lawson Ettinger. Autumn was a lifelong Warren area resident. She had served in the United States Coast Guard during World War II as a Yeoman Second Class. She was formerly employed with New Process Company in the mailing dept. before World War II and with the former G.T.E. Sylvania and with Dr. Larry Krespan Dentist Office as a secretary retiring January of 1983 after 16 ½ years of service. She was a member of St. Joseph R.C. Church, where she served as a greeter and Eucharistic minister. She was also a former member of Holy Redeemer R.C. Church. She was a member of the church Altar Rosary Society, former Catholic Daughters of America, Warren Lioness Club, and Warren Senior Center.

She is survived by her husband of 69 years, Daniel J. Doherty whom she married April 29, 1945 in Portland, Maine,

3 Sons – Daniel J. Doherty, II and his wife, Leona, of Pittsburgh, PA., Michael A. Doherty and his wife, Laurann, of Warren, PA., Thomas J. Doherty and his wife, Karen, of Strongsville, Ohio, 1 Daughter – Cheryl Doherty of Warren, PA., 1 Sister – JoAnn L. Fitch Dorrion, and her husband, Jerry, of Tiona, PA, 9 Grandchildren – Wendy Olson, Christopher Shine, Dan J. Doherty III, Donna Adams, Michelle Doherty, Kyle Doherty, Matt Doherty, Megan Doherty and Mallory Doherty, 6 Great Grandchildren – Colt Olson, Dalton Olson, Jayden Semelka Hayden Shine, Claire Adams and McKenzie Doherty, and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two sisters, Adelaide L. Welsh and E. Joyce York.

Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA on Monday, February 2, 2015 from 5:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. where a vigil service will be conducted at 7:45 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at St. Joseph R.C. Church, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue West, Warren, PA on Tuesday at 10:00 A.M. with Rev. 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 Fund or the Warren Lioness Club. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

Marjorie H. Danielson

Marjorie H. Danielson, 86, a resident of the Warren Manor Nursing Home since December 2010, and formerly of Barnes, Pa. and Clearwater, Fla., died Friday, January 23, 2015, at Warren Manor.

She was born August 10, 1928 in Barnes, Pa. to the late Walter and Letitia Hover.

Mrs. Danielson graduated from Sheffield High School in 1946 and from the Pinellas Vocational Technical Institute in Clearwater, Fla. in 1984. She lived in Florida from 1965 to 1995 and worked as a bookkeeper for several mortgage and construction companies as well as a licensed practical nurse. Though her last job was in health care, her favorite job was pricing the building components for new houses.

She enjoyed reading, quilting, gardening, playing cards and canning fruits and vegetables. She was a member of Barnes United Methodist Church and St. Paul United Methodist Church in Largo, Fla., where she sang in the choir for several years. She also was a member of the VFW Auxiliary in Sheffield and the social club at the Sheffield Senior Center. In Florida, she belonged to the American Legion Auxiliary and Pilot Club International.

Mrs. Danielson is survived by three sons, Jay Billstone and his wife Billie of Lander, Pa., Richard Danielson and his wife Cynthia Kibby of Clearwater, Fla., and James T. Danielson of Barnes, Pa., as well as 10 grandchildren and seven nieces and nephews. She was a loving and supportive mother whose life was centered on family, home and church. She baked great apple pies, and dinner never ended without her asking, “Did you get enough to eat?”

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Danielson was preceded in death by two husbands, Dr. Harry A. Danielson, whom she married May 27, 1961 in Warren, Pa., and who died March 23, 1988, and John E. Pero, whom she married January 18, 1994 in Clearwater, Fla., and who died September 30, 1996, as well as by her brother, the Rev. Bertrand R. Hover of Meadville, Pa., who died February 4, 2007.

Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, Pa. from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, January 28, 2015. A funeral service will be held at Barnes United Methodist Church at 11 a.m. Thursday with the Rev. Dennis Johnson, Pastor, officiating. Interment will follow in the Barnes Cemetery. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

Dorothy M. Atkins

Dorothy M. Atkins, 91, formerly of Russell, PA. died Tuesday evening, January 20, 2015 at the home of her daughter in Woodbury Heights, N.J. She was born May 31, 1923 in Deerfield Twp., Tidioute, PA. She was the daughter of Nicholas and Catherine Kuzminski Bojack, Sr. Dorothy was a longtime resident of Russell, PA. She had been employed with the former Quality Markets working as a cashier and in the meat dept.

She had also worked as a Nurse’s Aide with the Rouse Warren County Home and did private duty nursing in private homes. She had attended Russell United Methodist Church. She was an avid bowler and hunter. She enjoyed being a grandmother, had great sense of humor, and was a wonderful cook.

She is survived by her 4 children – Carol Ann Egres and husband, Al of St. John’s, Michigan, Linda Nuhfer of Woodbury Heights, N.J., Sherry Irwin and husband, Bill of Erie, PA., Jeff Atkins and wife, Stacie of Warren, PA., 1 Sister – Ann Nelson of Mt. Clair, N.J., 12 Grandchildren, 26 Great Grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Carl B. Atkins whom she married November 26, 1941 in Jamestown, N.Y. who died February 11, 1987, 1 Grandson – Chad Gray, 1 Brother – Nicholas Bojack, Jr., 5 Sisters – Margaret Schoenle, Rose Rafalski , Marion Tiernan , Helen Peters, Catherine “Kitty” Robinson.

Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA., Tuesday, January 27, 2015 from 11:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M. where a funeral service will be conducted at 1:00 P.M. by 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 Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice, 5 Eves Dr., Suite 300, Marlton, N.J. 08053. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

Patricia A. Kibbe

Patricia A. Kibbe, 76, of Warren, PA, died Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at Warren Manor Nursing Home after an extended illness. She was born June 4, 1938 in Oil City, PA to the late Frank M. and Stella H. Kulka Fedorek. She has resided in Warren since 1960 and was a 1956 graduate of Oil City High School. Patricia was employed for many years with the former Central Nursing Home as a dietary manager, and with the former Sweet Memories Candy Store. She was a member of Holy Redeemer R.C. Church where she was active with the church funeral luncheon committee. She was an avid roller skater and motor cyclist.

She is survived by her husband, Donald E. Kibbe whom she married August 8, 1959 in Oil City, PA., 2 Daughters – Nancy Ann Lyon and husband, Mark of Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, Briar Lee Lane of Conneautville, PA., 1 Brother – Michael T. Fedorek and wife, Patty of Oil City, PA., 5 Grandchildren – Chris and Jamie Lyon, Kole, T.J. (Thad Jacob), Brinna Lane, several nieces and nephews also survive.

At Patricia’s request, there will be no funeral service or visitation hours observed.Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Shriners Hospitals for Children, 1645 W. 8th Street, Erie, PA. 16505. The Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of funeral arrangements. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

Stephen V. Krogler

Stephen V. Krogler, 85, of Warren, Pa. died Tuesday morning, January 20, 2015 at Warren General Hospital after an extended illness. He was born December 26, 1929 in Torpedo, Pa. and has resided most of his life in Warren, Pa. Stephen was a 1947 graduate of Youngsville High School. He was assistant store manager with the former S.S. Kresge Company, Office Manager of J.B. Connolly Beer Distributor, driver and supervisor with former Anderson’s Baking Company, Co-owner and operator of former L & S Cycle Shop. In 1972 he opened Bike World of Warren, where he retired from in 2008. While working, Stephen sponsored BMX Racing and took teams to area racing events. Stephen was a member of Holy Redeemer Church, volunteer with the church kitchen, a church usher, and their Holy Name Society where he was treasurer, former member of the Warren Knights of Columbus where he served as Past Grand Knight. He was a former active board member of the St. Joseph Cemetery Association where he served as treasurer, past member of Lakewood Rod & Gun Club, and Warren Eagles Club. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Dorothy A. Warr Krogler whom he married August 26, 1950 in Tidioute, Pa.

5 Children – Stephanie Freitag and her husband, Bo, Gregory Krogler and wife, Pam, John Krogler, Cathy Gerace, David Krogler and wife, Michelle all of Warren, Pa., 7 Grandchildren and 9 Great Grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Steve and Mary Poncko Krogler, 1 Brother – Joseph Krogler, 3 Sisters – Anne Suppa, Mildred Hayden, Jennie Taraschuk. Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, Pa. on Thursday, January 22, 2015 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. where a vigil service will be conducted at 3:45 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at Holy Redeemer Church on Friday, January 23, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. 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 the Holy Redeemer Church Building Fund, 11 Russell Street, Warren, PA. 16365 or a charity of one’s choice. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

Geraldine L. Cook Lindsey

Geraldine L. Cook Lindsey, 82, of Russell, PA died Friday, January 16, 2015 at U.P.M.C. Hamot in Erie, PA.

Born on May 23, 1932 in Warren, PA she was the daughter of the late Shirley C. and Alice E. Park Bean. In July of 1951 she married Wayne Cook, who died on June 8, 1977. In March of 1982 in Dade City, Florida she married Robert L. Lindsey, who died in 1995.

Geraldine was a longtime resident of Warren and lived in Okeechobee, Florida for many years, but thought fondly of her years growing up in “Beantown,” or Weldbank. She was a homemaker most of her life and enjoyed reading, crocheting, and loved being surrounded by her family for campfires and family reunions. She also loved getting together with family and friends to play cards. Geraldine was a member of the Baptist church and attended regularly until her health declined. She was also a member of the Red Hat Society’s Suite Elite.

Surviving are her children, Cindy Andersen and her husband, Robin, of Russell, PA, Gregory Cook of Grand Island, NY, Wayne Cook, Jr., and his wife, Stacy, of Russell, PA and Lakewood, NY, Randy Cook of The Rouse Home in Youngsville, PA and Jerry Cook and his wife, Bonnie, of Everett, PA, 2 step-sons, John H. Lindsey of Massachusetts and James Lindsey of Connecticut, 7 grandchildren, Shelby Shuey, Kim Sweitzer, Ryan Cook, Jordan Cook, Arianna and Chandler Cook, and Greg Lindsey, 5 great-grandchildren, 1 brother, Ronald Bean and his wife, Marie, of Sheffield, PA, and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husbands, Geraldine was preceded in death by 3 brothers, Laverne Bean, her twin brother, James Bean, and her youngest brother, David Bean, 2 sisters, Betty Koppenhofer and Barbara Stanko, and 2 half-sisters, Lucille Smith and Nedra Harris.

There will be no visitation. Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial service to be held at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA, with the Rev. Marcus Briggs, officiating. Memorial contributions in Geraldine’s memory may be made to a charity of one’s choice. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

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