Obituaries

Teresa A. Sanden

Teresa A. Sanden, 83, of Youngsville, PA died Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at the Rouse Warren Co. Home after an extended illness.

She was born April 15, 1931 in Warren, PA. She was the daughter of William J. and Katherine Mansfield Nuhfer, Sr. Teresa was a resident of Youngsville, PA for the past 28 years and a former resident of Jamestown, N.Y. She was a 1949 graduate of Warren High School. She was employed for 16 years with Key Bank as a bank teller. She had previously been employed with the former New Process Company. She was a member of St. Luke’s R.C. Church and the church altar rosary society and was a former member of St. James R.C. Church, Jamestown, N.Y. She was a member of the Warren Senior Center, served as a Eucharistic Minister for shut-ins in Jamestown. She was an avid reader, a follower of the week day scripture readings and loved to pray the rosary.

She is survived by her husband of 64 years, L. Eugene Sanden whom she married September 30, 1950 in Warren, PA. 4 Children – Frederick C. Sanden and wife, Susan of Newark, CA., Christal A. Rogers and husband, Patrick of Almond, N.Y., David E. Sanden and wife, Valerie of Coto De Casa, CA., John E. Sanden and wife, Nadine of Lake Forest, CA., 5 Brothers – William J. Nuhfer, Jr. and wife, Doris, Phillip Nuhfer and wife, Marion, Michael Nuhfer and wife, Beatrice all of Warren, PA., Thomas Nuhfer and wife, Sandra of Tiona, PA., Lawrence Nuhfer of Irvine, PA., 1 Sister – Martha Lafferty and husband, Joseph of Lakewood, CA., 1 Sister-in-law, Jane Nuhfer of Youngsville, PA., 12 Grandchildren, 12 Great Grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Richard Nuhfer and sister, Delores Anthony.

Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA Saturday, April 4, 2015 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. where a vigil service will be conducted at 7:45 P.M. Additional visitation will be conducted at St. Luke’s R.C. Church, 420 N. Main Street, Youngsville, PA Monday, April 6th 2015 from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial with Fr. John Neff, Pastor, officiating. Entombment will be in the Mausoleum in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Jamestown, N.Y.

Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Warren Cancer Center, 2 Crescent Park, Warren, PA 16365 or St. Luke’s R.C. Church, 420 N. Main Street, Youngsville, PA 16371 or Rouse Warren County Home Patient Activities Fund, 701 Rouse Avenue, Youngsville, PA. 16371. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

Kathleen Ann “Katie” Rooney

Kathleen Ann “Katie” Rooney, 37, of Folsom, PA and formerly of

Warren, PA died in Colwyn, PA on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 after

a long battle with the disease of addiction. She was born March

26, 1977 in Worcester, MA. Katie was a resident of Folsom, PA.

for the past 15 years and was a 1995 graduate of Warren Area

High School and a 1997 graduate of Wilma Boyd School of

Pittsburgh, PA. She had been employed as a flight attendant with

U.S. Airways. Katie was a former member of St. Joseph R.C.

Church. While in high school she was active in softball,

basketball and loved cheerleading. She enjoyed music, dancing

and fashion. She will be remembered for her spunk, contagious

giggle, huge heart and beautiful blue eyes.

She is survived by her mother, Mary Ann O’Neill Zdarko and her

husband, Dan of Warren, PA., her father, Richard Rooney and his

wife, Patti of Hudson, MA., 1 Sister – Christine Rooney of

Pittsburgh, PA., Half-Brother – Justin Rooney of Auburn, MA.,

Half-Sister – Liz Rooney of Worcester, MA., Step Brothers – Rich

Zdarko of Warren, PA., Tobin Zdarko of Broomfield, CO., several

nieces, nephews, cousin, aunts and uncles.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents –

Howard and Mary Margaret McGraw O’Neill.

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

East Street, Warren, PA., Sunday, March 29, 2015 from 2 to 4 and

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

A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted Monday, March 30,

2015 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 4th & Forever

Foundation, 2655 Millersport Highway #771, Getzville, NY 14068,

NAMI Pennsylvania, 2149 N. 2nd Street, Harrisburg, PA. 17110-

1005, Warren Unit of the American Cancer Society, 213 W. 3rd

Avenue, Warren, Pa. 16365 or St. Joseph Church Educational

Center Fund, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue West, Warren, PA. 16365.

E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting

www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

Joseph “Jody” F. Guiffre, III

Joseph “Jody” F. Guiffre, III, 58, of Warren, PA died accidently Tuesday, March 24, 2015 after being involved in an automobile accident. He was born May 1, 1956 in Warren, PA. He was the son of Joseph and Virginia Tannler Guiffre, Jr. Jody was a lifelong Warren area resident. He was a 1974 graduate of Warren Area High School and earned his Associates Degree in Mathematics and Science from Jamestown Community College.

He currently was employed for 15 years as a Data Security Analyst at Northwest Savings Bank. He had previously been employed with Bush Industries, Dahlstrom’s and BVQI of Jamestown, N.Y. He was a member of Holy Redeemer R.C. Church, was a 4th degree member of the Warren Knights of Columbus. He loved all sports, especially playing softball.

He was a true family man, family was everything to him.

He is survived by his wife of almost 30 years, Janet E. Gerarde Guiffre whom he married August 30, 1985, 2 Children – Jill Toto and husband, Stephen, Christopher Guiffre,

1 Brother – Paul Guiffre and wife, Natalie, 1 Sister – Virginia “Ginny” Greenwald all of Warren, PA., several cousins, nieces and nephews, his spoiled and much loved, Dachshund, Sadie Sue.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA on Thursday, March 26, 2015 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. where a vigil service will be conducted at 4 P.M.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted Friday, March 27, 2015 at 10:00 A.M. at Holy Redeemer R.C. Church, 11 Russell Street, Warren, PA., Fr. James Gutting, Pastor, officiating. Interment will be in St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Paws Along The River, 212 Elm Street, Warren, PA. 16365. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

Ross J. “RJ” Morell

Ross Jonathan “RJ” Morell, 61, of Warren, PA passed away on Friday, March 13, 2015 at Warren General Hospital, surrounded by the comfort of his family, following a lengthy illness.

Born on December 14, 1953 in Warren, PA he was the son Ross J. and Ann Olson Morell. He was formerly married to Deborah Suppa, who survives.

Ross was a 1972 graduate of Warren Area High School. He served with the U.S. Air Force from 1972-1976 at the Davis Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona and later in South Korea. He was employed as a heavy construction equipment operator and truck driver for many years. Ross loved the outdoors and spending time with family and friends. A very giving person, Ross has generously donated his body to the Anatomical Gift Program with the University of Buffalo, School of Medicine.

Ross is survived by his father, Ross Morell of Warren, PA, 3 children, Paul (Michelle) Morell of Johnson City, TN, Christine (JB) Conti of Stockton, NY and Andrew Morell of Dover, NH, grandchildren, Brock, Tatum Mila, Sophie and Nicholas, 2 brothers, Michael (Pam) Morell of Erie, PA and Gregory Morell of Warren, PA, daughter-in-law, Leslie Blevins of Hampton, TN, and 3 nephews, Aaron, Joel and Colin. Ross was preceded in death by his mother, Ann Morell and sister-in-law, Jennifer Morell.

Family and friends are invited to a Celebration of RJ’s life to be held Monday, March 16, 2015 from 5-8PM at the Pleasant Township Social Hall. Those wishing to place a memorial may do so through Hospice of Warren County, 1 Main Avenue, Warren, PA 16365 or to Paws Along the River, 212 Elm Street, Warren, PA 16365. 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

Richard L. Sharp

Richard L. Sharp, 84, of Warren, PA died Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at the Rouse Warren County Home. He was born December 21, 1930 in Warren, Pa. to the late Daniel L. Sharp and Vivian Olson Sharp. He was a lifelong resident of Warren and a 1949 graduate of Warren High School. He was enlisted with the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He was employed with the Warren State Hospital as Maintenance Dept. Superintendent for 35 years retiring in 1985. He then worked part time with the Warren/Forest E.O.C. where he was instrumental in their weatherization and housing programs. Richard was a member of St. Joseph R.C. Church. He was an avid hunter, fisherman, enjoyed camping, photography and oil painting. He is survived by 6 children – Dr. David Sharp and wife, Beverly of Mars, Pa., Richard L. Sharp and wife, Regina of N. Warren, Pa., Donald Sharp and wife, Sherry of Scandia, Pa., Mary Ann Sharp of Warren, Pa., Anna Marie Sharp of Warren, Pa., Douglas Sharp and wife, Kimberly of Warren, Pa., 1 Sister – Doris Carlstrom of Akeley, Pa., 16 Grandchildren and 11 Great Grandchildren, several nieces and nephews also survive. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth A. “Bettie” Weidert Sharp, who he married September 6, 1952 in Warren, Pa., and who died on May 5, 2010, 1 Sister – Louise Motz, 3 Brothers – John “Jack” Sharp, Donald Sharp, and Charles Frederick Sharp.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at St. Joseph R.C. Church, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue West, Warren, PA, on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 10:00 A.M. with Fr. Richard J. Toohey, Pastor, officiating. There will be no public visitation hours observed. Those wishing to place a memorial may do so through New Hope Assistance Dogs, Inc., 3 Scott Run Road, Warren, PA 16365. The Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. has been entrusted with arrangements. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

Daniel R. Cole

Daniel R. Cole, 76, of Warren, PA. died Thursday evening, March 5, 2015 at Warren General Hospital Emergency Room after suffering an apparent heart attack. He was born June 7, 1938 in Warren, PA. He was the son of Ray Cole and Lula B. Irwin Timmins. Dan was a lifelong Warren area resident. He was employed with Warren Components, Segal and Son where he delivered steel, Warren Area High School Career Center where he was a Teacher’s Aide, and retired from Osram Sylvania in 1996 after 34 years employment. He was a member of the North Star Masonic Lodge #241, Warren Moose Lodge 109, American Legion Post 135 and Warren Eagles Club. Dan was a NASCAR enthusiast and loved being a Dale Earnhardt racefan, enjoyed going to the casino, playing Bingo with his friends, writing letters to the Warren Times Observer Readers Speak column. He was especially proud of his family whom he dearly loved.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Barbara “Lynn” Graves Cole whom he married in Warren, PA. on July 15, 1967, 2 Sons – Daniel R. Cole of Warren, PA., David R. Cole and wife, Kathy of Minot, N.D., 1 Brother – Neal W. Cole and wife, Marlene of Kane, PA., 4 Grandsons, 1 Granddaughter, 3 Great Granddaughters, 2 Great Grandsons, several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 1 Brother – William Timmins, his stepfather – William Timmins, his stepmother – Burnice Cole. Friends are invited to attend a memorial service Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 1:00 P.M. at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA. with Rev. Marcus Briggs, Chaplain of the Warren General Hospital, officiating. Entombment will be in the columbarium at Warren County Memorial Park. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through a charity of one’s choice. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

Charles E. “Chuck” Still

Charles E “Chuck” Still, 76, of Warren, Pa. died Thursday, March 05, 2015 at his residence after a brief illness. He was born January 23, 1939 in Warren, Pa. to the late Clifford Earl and Ruth E. Maze Still. He was a 1957 graduate of Warren High School and Bryant Stratton Business College of Buffalo, N.Y. Chuck was employed as purchasing manager with the former Pittsburgh DesMoine Steel retiring in 2003 after 25 years employment. He has resided in Warren most of his life except for 9 years in Mars, Pa. Chuck was a member of St. Joseph R.C. Church. He was a member of the Warren Eagles Club, was an avid Pittsburgh Pirates, Cleveland Indians and Cleveland Browns fan, loved to cook out, enjoyed walking his dog, Buddy and working in the yard. He enjoyed and loved his family and grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Carol Wilson Still whom he married February 7, 1959 in Warren, Pa. 2 Sons – Kevin E. Still, Jeffrey S. Still and wife, Jeanette, all of Warren, Pa., 5 Grandchildren – Justin, Janelle, Jenna, Brittany and Brendon Still. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 1 son – Mark D. Still who died November 8, 2012, 1 Brother – Clifford Still, Jr. Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, Pa. on Sunday, March 8, 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 St. Joseph R.C. Church on Monday, March 9, 2015 at 10:30 A.M. with Fr. Richard J. Toohey, 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 the St. Joseph Church Educational Center Fund, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, West, Warren, Pa. 16365 or Hospice of Warren County, 1 Main St., Warren, PA. 16365 or the Warren Unit of the American Cancer Society, 213 West 3rd Street, Warren, PA 16365. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

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

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