Obituaries

Ronald E. McKee

Ronald E. McKee, 56, of Youngsville, PA. died at his residence

and was found, Wednesday afternoon, June 18, 2014. He was

born March 17, 1958 in Warren, PA. He is the son of Robert E.

McKee and Marion Hall McKee both of Warren, PA. Ron was a

resident of Youngsville, PA. for the past 8 years, moving there

from Warren where he had resided most of his life. He was a

previous resident for 9 years in Darmstadt, Germany where he

served with the U.S. Army as a private first class, serving as a

military policeman. He was employed for many years as a

Tanker Truck Driver with Advantage Trucking and also had

worked with Pittsburgh Demoine Steel. Ron was a member of the

Warren American Legion Post 135 and also Youngsville

American Legion. He enjoyed playing poker and especially

enjoyed cars and currently his mustang. He is remembered as a

good father and brother.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife of 27 years,

Marlies Hess McKee, of Youngsville, PA., whom he married

February 5, 1987 in Darmstadt, Germany, 1 Daughter – Sabrina

McKee Mashensic and husband, Michael and their son, Talon of

Warren, PA. his step mother – Patricia McKee of Warren, PA., 4

Siblings – Robert McKee and wife, Carol, Deborah McKee and

longtime companion, Juan all of Warren, PA., Raymond McKee of

Endeavor, PA., Patricia Wolfgang and husband, Dan of

Clarendon, PA., several nieces and nephews. Friends are invited

to attend a Memorial Service Monday, June 23, 2014 at 1:00 P.M.

at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street,

Warren, PA. with Rev. Seth McClymonds, Pastor of Covenant

United Methodist Church, officiating. Private interment will take

place at the convenience of the family. Those wishing to submit

e-mail condolences may be sent by visiting

www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

Frank C. Saporito

Frank C. Saporito, who celebrated his 85th Birthday, Sunday, June

15, 2014 at the Rouse Warren County Home died at 1:15 A.M.

Monday, June 16, 2014 after suffering an apparent heart attack.

He was born in Kinzua, PA. June 15, 1929 to the late Pasquale and

Antoinette Brindis Saporito. He has resided most of his entire life

in Warren, PA. Frank was a self-employed cement contractor,

working for over 50 years, retiring in 1991. He was a member of

St. Joseph R.C. Church, Warren Council of the Knights of

Columbus, Bricklayer/Masonry Local Union. He enjoyed

spending his mornings meeting with the McDonald Breakfast

Group, he was an avid hunter and fisherman. He is remembered

as always being a hardworker.

He is survived by his 5 Sons – Ronald Saporito and his wife,

Mona, Tim Saporito and wife, Kathy Herron, Donald Saporito

and wife, Brenda, David Saporito all of Warren, PA., Frank

Saporito and wife, Kandy of New Port Richey, FL., 1 Sister – Rose

M. Eck of Warren, PA., 9 Grandchildren, 3 Step Grandchildren, 5

Great Grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

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

61 years, Elizabeth “Betty” Musante Saporito who died June 28,

2010, whom he married October 23, 1948 in Warren, PA. and 7

Brothers – Anthony, Thomas, Ross, Dominic, Thomas, Robert,

and Charles Saporito, 1 Sister – Mary Ann Walter.

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

East Street, Warren, PA. on Thursday, June 19, 2014 from 2 to 4

and 6 to 8 P.M. where a vigil service will be conducted at 7:45

P.M. by Deacon Raymond Wiehagen. A Mass of Christian Burial

will be conducted Friday, June 20, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. at St. Joseph

R.C. Church 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 Hunt of a Lifetime, 6297

Buffalo Road, Harborcreek, PA. 16421 or the Boy Scouts of

America, Chief Cornplanter Council, 316 Fourth Avenue, Warren,

PA. 16365 or a Charity of one’s Choice. E-mail condolences may

be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

Glen S. Valentine

Glen Sorensen Valentine, 82, of Rosman, N.C. and formerly of

Warren, PA. died Monday morning, June 16, 2014 at John and

Orpha Blair Hospice home, Warren, PA. after a illness of the past

1 ½ year. He was born May 5, 1932 in Warren, PA. He was the

son of the late George and Carrie Sorensen Valentine. He was a

1950 graduate of Warren High School and had served with the

U.S. Navy from 1951 to 1955 during the Korean War. He had

been owner and operator of the former Valentine Disposal

retiring from there after 31 years service.

Glen was a member of St. Timothy United Methodist Church of

Brevard, N.C. and a former member of Covenant United

Methodist Church, Warren, PA. where he was an active church

member. He enjoyed traveling, building homes and working with

his construction equipment.

He is survived by 3 children – Jay Valentine and wife, Sallie of

Laplata, MD., George Valentine of Rosman, N.C., Gwen Ristau

and husband, Daniel E. of Warren, PA., 1 Sister – Georgia Kargle

and husband, Wayne of McDonald, PA., 2 Grandchildren – Nick

and wife, Laurie of Lake Ann, MI,– Brook Beaulieu and husband,

Scott of Belchertown, MA., 3 Great Grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Whitmire Valentine

who died October 30, 2002. A private memorial service will be

conducted at the convenience of the family. Those wishing to

place memorials may do so through Hospice of Warren County, 2

Crescent Park, Warren, PA. 16365 or St. Timothy Methodist

Church, 1020 Asheville Highway, P.O. Box 429, Brevard, N.C.

28712 or Covenant United Methodist Church, 1624 Pennsylvania

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

by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com The Donald E. Lewis

Funeral Home, Inc. has been entrusted with funeral

arrangements.

James W. “Bill” Lorenz, Sr.

James W. “Bill” Lorenz, Sr., 87, of Warren, PA died Thursday morning, June 12, 2014 at UPMC Hamot, Erie, PA after a brief illness. He was born March 24, 1927 in Youngsville, PA. He was the son of Henry P. and Elizabeth Barbara Bucheit Lorenz. Bill was a lifelong Warren area resident and a 1945 graduate of Warren High School. He had served with the U.S. Marine Corp. as a Private First Class, where he participated in the occupation of China, serving from October 16, 1945 till he was honorably discharged on September 2, 1946. He was an owner and operator of Lorenz Brothers, Inc. working there from 1963 until he retired in 1982. He then worked with his son at Lorenz Construction until he was age 70. He enjoyed operating his backhoe. He had also been employed at the Conewango Valley Country Club as a greenskeeper and with the Warren Car Company. He was a member of St. Joseph R.C. Church.

Bill is survived by his son – David W. Lorenz and wife, Jean of N. Warren, PA., 1 Sister – Phyllis Dunham of Pleasantville, PA. , 5 Grandchildren – Jennifer Wolcott and husband, Jon of Sugar Grove Twp., June Borden and husband, Bob of Sheffield, PA., Mark Lundmark of Russell, PA., Kim Lorenz and Tara of State College, PA., David M. Lorenz and Claire Weatherby of Warren, PA., 7 Great Grandchildren – Devin Borden of Sheffield, PA., Joseph Rutsky of Sugar Grove, PA., Kaitlyn Borden of Sheffield, PA. , Hunter and Dustin Wolcott of Sugar Grove, PA., Bailey Lundmark of Russell, PA., Luna Lorenz of Warren, PA., several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Evelyn Mary Lorenz who died February 23, 2007 whom he married July 21, 1951 at St. Joseph Church, Warren, PA., 3 Triplet Sons – Patrick, Joseph and David Lorenz, 3 Stillborn Daughters – Mary Ann, Sherri Ann, Elizabeth Barbara Lorenz, 1 son – James W. Lorenz, Jr., 2 Brothers – John Henry and Richard “Dick” Lorenz, 3 Sisters – Frances “Mina” McCoy, Mary Billsborough and Betty Lorenz.

Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA on Sunday, June 15, 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 Monday, June 16, 2014 at St. Joseph R.C. Church, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue West at 10:00 A.M. with Fr. Richard J. Toohey, Pastor, officiating. Interment will be in St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery where flag presentation will be provided by the U.S. Marine Corp. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through St. Joseph Church Educational Center Fund, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue West, Warren, PA 16365 or Warren Salvation Army, 311 Beech Street, Warren, PA 16365 or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Those wishing to submit e-mail condolences may do so by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

Millie Brindis

Millie Brindis, 90, of Warren, PA died Thursday, June 5, 2014 at Warren Manor Nursing Home after a brief illness. She was born August 6, 1923 in Gentryville, Indiana to the late Noah and Cleopatra Patmore Bender and has resided in Warren since 1945. Millie was employed in the assembly dept. at the former Republic Aviation Co. in Evansville, Indiana working on the P-47 fighter planes and worked at the former New Process Company for 15 years in the mailing dept. retiring from there in 1985. She was a member of St. Joseph R.C. Church, a volunteer at the St. Joseph School Cafeteria and the Warren Manor Nursing Home. She was a member of the American Legion Post 135 Ladies Auxiliary and the Ladies of the Warren Moose Lodge 109. She enjoyed playing bocce. She is lovingly remembered as being the rock and foundation of her family.

She is survived by her 3 children – Joan Rich and her husband, Richard, Susan Morley, all of Warren, Pa., Frank Stephen Brindis and his wife, Virginia of Mesa, Az., 6 Grandchildren – Jason Rich and wife, Heather of Erie, Pa., Bob Rich and his wife, Melissa of Warren, Pa., Dana Atwood and his wife, Noreen of Erie, Pa., Michelle Miller and her husband, Stephen of Waterford, Pa., Anthony and Jolene Brindis both of Mesa, Az., 5 Great Grandchildren – Meredith and Mason Miller of Waterford, Pa.,, Justin and Casey Rich of Warren, Pa., Soren Atwood of Erie, PA., 1 Sister-in-law, Cynthia Brindis of Youngsville, PA., several nieces and nephews also survive.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Frank A. (Shoey) Brindis, Jr. whom she married July 1, 1944 in Evansville, Indiana, 1 Son – David F. Brindis, 1 stillborn infant daughter, Martha Louise Brindis, son-in-law, John Morley, 3 Sisters, 2 Brothers.

Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA on Monday, June 9, 2014 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 Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. 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 the Warren Manor Patient Activities Fund, 632 Pleasant Drive, Warren, PA, or a charity of one’s choice. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

Eric Paddock, Jr.

Eric Paddock Jr., 87, of North Warren died May 25, 2014, at Golden Living Center-Kinzua.

Mr. Paddock was born June 30, 1926, in Jamestown, N.Y., a son of Lucille and Eric Paddock Sr. On May 27, 1951, he married Arlene Stull in Frederick, Md. She preceded him in death on June 22, 2008. A graduate of Clarion High School, Mr. Paddock served as a sergeant in the U.S. Army Air Corps, with service in Europe during World War II. Following his Army service and until his retirement, he was a civil engineer in the Baltimore, Md., area.

Surviving are his son, Eric Paddock III and his wife, Diana, of Warren; one granddaughter, Amy Paddock of Seneca; four step-granddaughters, Melissa Treacy of Eagleville, Allison Hodell of Louisa, Va., Hillary Anderson and Sabrina Anderson of Warren. He is also survived by Butch and Pat Stockman of Frederick.

Mr. Paddock was a life member of the Loyal Order of Moose and a charter member of Glen Burnie, Md., Lodge 2266 BPO Elks.

There will be no visitation. Private interment will take place in Mt. Olivett Cemetery in Frederick. Arrangements are under the direction of the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. of Warren.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to Paws Along The River, the Warren County Humane Society, which provided him with companions that enriched his life.

Mary Porter Schwanke

Mary Porter Schwanke, 59, of Warren, PA died Friday, May 16, 2014 at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA.

Born on July 21, 1954 in Corry, PA she was the daughter of the late Allen Maurice and Ida Alberteen Messenger Porter. Mary was a graduate of Corry High School. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Thiel College and she later received her Master’s Degree from Edinboro University. She had been employed for 35 years with the Warren County School District as a reading specialist, retiring in 2012. Mary was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church and had been a member of the Mother’s Club. She enjoyed reading, gardening and along with her husband enjoyed doing wedding photography.

Mary is survived by her husband, Rock Schwanke, whom she married on October 1, 1983 in Warren, PA. She is also survived by three children, Paul Allen Schwanke of Pittsburgh, PA, Broc Jaymes Schwanke and Allura Ashley Schwanke, both of Warren, PA, one sister, Linda Porter of Bear Lake, PA, and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service to be held at

2:00 P.M. on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 200 Pleasant Drive, Warren, PA with Reverend Jeff Ewing, Pastor, officiating. Interment will be at the convenience of the family in West View Cemetery. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through the Warren Cancer Center, 2 Crescent Park, Warren, PA, 16365, or to the American Liver Foundation, 39 Broadway, Suite 2700, New York, NY, 10006. 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

Kathleen B “Kay” Anderson

Kathleen B. “Kay” Anderson, 84, of Warren, PA. died Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at Warren General Hospital Emergency Room after a brief illness. She was born September 5, 1929 in Port Allegany, PA. Kay was the daughter of the late Carl and Anna Besse Bloomquist. She was a Warren area resident most of her entire life and a 1947 graduate of Warren High School. Kay was employed with the former New Process Company in the mailing dept. retiring after several years employment. She was a member of First United Methodist Church. She was an avid reader, enjoyed playing bingo at her residence, Canterbury Court. She especially enjoyed and loved her family.

She is survived by her four children – Ronald Anderson and wife, Grace of Fresno, CA., Diane Gustafson and husband, Rick, Robert Anderson and wife, Karen, Nancy Farnham and Dave Onoratti all of Warren, PA., 7 Grandchildren – Kristen Frick and husband, Joe, Ashley Gustafson, Nicole Hollabaugh and husband, Justin, Monica Nelson and husband, Brian, Carrie Anderson and Fiance, Tyler Abner, Melissa Anderson, Jessica Farnham and Fiance, Aaron Schlesinger, 3 Great Grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 38 years, Ralph N. Anderson whom she married October 4, 1947 in Warren, PA. who died June 26, 1986, 1 Infant Daughter – Judy K. Anderson, 2 Sisters – Lois Rindosh, Patricia Andersen. Friends may call Friday, May 23, 2014 from 6 to 8 P.M. at Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA. A funeral service will be conducted at the funeral home Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. by Rev. Jon Swart, Associate Pastor, officiating. Interment will be in Warren County Memorial Park. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through the American Heart Association or Warren Public Library Association or Charity of one’s choice. Those wishing to submit e-mail condolences may be do so by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

Michael “Mick” Napolitan

Michael “Mick” Anthony Napolitan, 68, of Warren, PA, passed away Saturday, May 17, 2014 at U.P.M.C. Hamot, Erie, PA. Born May 12, 1946,

in Kane, PA, he was the son of the late Michael and Antoinette

(Santaniello) Napolitan. Mick was a graduate of Smethport Area High

School and attended Mansfield University. He went on to manage the

family garage and gas station in Hazel Hurst, Pa. Upon moving to Warren,

he worked as a sawyer for Probst Lumber Company. He then worked for

the Warren Times Observer as a rural paper carrier for 16 years before

retiring. After his retirement, he continued to work part-time at the Warren

YMCA. He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his

grandchildren. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, collecting coins and

growing his vegetable garden.

He is survived by his wife of 44 years June Kelley Napolitan; his daughter Michele

Napolitan of Erie, PA; two sons, Michael (Ami) Napolitan of Conshohocken,

PA and Mark (Erin) Napolitan of Warren, PA; and two sisters, Rose Cronk

of Portsmouth, NH, and Margaret (Joseph) Segulin of Mount Jewett, PA.

He had five grandchildren, Rylee, Taylor, Jack, Kaitlyn, and Ryan

Napolitan, as well as several nieces and nephews.

Preceding him in death, in addition to his parents, were his sisters, Therese

Ostroski; and Carmela Napolitan.

Friends and family will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday,

May 22, 2014 at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street,

Warren, PA. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 A.M. Friday,

May 23, 2014 at Holy Redeemer R.C. Church, 11 Russell Street,

Warren, PA, with the Father James Gutting, pastor, officiating. Interment

will be in St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery, Warren, PA.

Those wishing to place memorials may do so through the Holy Redeemer

R.C. Church Building Fund, 11 Russell Street, Warren, PA 16365. Email condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

Marion L. Care

Marion L. Care, 88, of Warren, PA died Thursday, May 15, 2014 at the Rouse Warren County Home.

Born on September 20, 1925 in Mayburg, PA he was the son of the late Bruno and Josephine Farone Care. Marion had lived in Warren since 1944 and had previously resided in West Hickory, PA. He had worked with GTE Sylvania for 33 years, retiring in 1987. He was also a self-employed barber from 1969 to 1980. Marion was a member of Holy Redeemer R.C. Church where he was an usher. He was also a member of the Warren Knights of Columbus. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and enjoyed camping and snowmobiling.

Marion is survived by his two daughters, Mary Ann Zigler and her husband, Kenneth, and Susan Nelsen, all of Warren, PA, four grandchildren, Patrick Zigler, Nathan Zigler, Shawn Smith and Trinity Zock, several great-grandchildren, one sister, Joanne Stahlman of Buffalo, NY and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Marion was preceded in death by his wife, Theresa Scalise Care, whom he married on February 14, 1953 in Warren, PA and who died on June 1, 2012. He was also preceded in death by a grandson, Justin Smith, who died on May 31, 2012, one sister, Mary Fioravanti, and three brothers, Carmen Carey, Joseph Care and Samuel Care.

Friends may call at Holy Redeemer R.C. Church, 11 Russell Street, Warren, PA on Monday, May 19, 2014 from 11:00 A.M. until 12:00 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 12:00 P.M. Monday at Holy Redeemer R.C. Church with Fr. James Gutting, Pastor, officiating. Interment will be in St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery, Warren, PA. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through the Holy Redeemer R.C. Church Building Fund, 11 Russell Street, Warren, PA 16365, or to the Allegheny Community Center, 42 Clark Street, Warren, PA 16365. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

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