Obituaries

Doris R. Musante

Doris R. Musante, 74, of Warren, PA. died peacefully in her sleep, Friday morning, December 27, 2013 at her residence. She was born February 20, 1939 in Warren, PA. to the late Vincent Peter and Regina E. Griebel Musante. She was a lifelong Warren area resident and a 1958 graduate of Warren High School. Doris was employed for 50 years, working with the former Solar Electric and Phillips Lighting, retiring in 2008 to take care of her sick mother. She was a member of St. Joseph R.C. Church. She enjoyed watching old westerns on television. She is survived by her brother – James A. Musante of Warren, PA. and several cousins. There will be no visitation hours observed. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted Monday, December 30, 2013 at 10:00 A.M. at St. Joseph R.C. Church, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue West, Warren, PA. with Rev. Richard J. Toohey, pastor, officiating. Interment will in St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery. Those wishing to submit e-mail condolences may do so by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com The Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. has been entrusted with funeral arrangements.

Ann Walker Davis

Ann Walker Davis, 91, of Warren, PA, beloved mother, wife and grandmother, died on Friday, December 20, 2013 at Corry Manor in Corry, PA. Ann was born on May 3, 1922 in Warren, PA, the daughter of the late Will Allan and Nell Granquist Walker. She was a graduate of Arlington Hall in Washington, DC and attended Pennsylvania College for Women. Ann was co-publisher of the Warren Times Mirror, a family-owned newspaper established in 1883 by Silas E. and Edward C. Walker. She was a long-time member of the Conewango Valley Country Club and attended the Bemus Point United Methodist Church. Ann adored her family, home, and loved her dogs and gardening. Ann is survived by her husband, Charles M. Davis, whom she married on August 29, 1947 in Russell, PA, her daughter, Elizabeth N. Davis of Warren, PA, her son, Charles W. Davis and his wife, Julie, of Edmonds, WA, and two grandchildren, Kathryn W. Davis and John M. Davis. In addition to her parents, Ann was preceded in death by her sister, Jane W. Kopf. The family held a private visitation on Tuesday, December 24, 2013 at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. 304 East Street, Warren, PA and private funeral and committal services were held at 11:00 A.M. Thursday, December 26, 2013 at the Bemus Point United Methodist Church with Pastor William Allen officiating. Interment will be private in Oakland Cemetery, Warren, PA. 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

Mary Ann Kohl

Mary A. Kohl, 71, a resident of Golden Living-Kinzua Valley, Warren, PA. went to her heavenly home to be with her son, on Sunday, December 22, 2013 after an extended illness. She was born in Allegheny, PA. on June 18, 1941. Mary was in numerous foster homes throughout her life and was raised by Catholic nuns. She was employed as a laborer in Jamestown, N.Y. working at Dahlstrom’s, Fancher Chairs and Monitor Furniture. She is remembered as a extremely hard worker as a single mother. She especially enjoyed her pet dog, Jeff and playing cards. She is survived by her daughter, Debbie Gibbs and husband, Roger of Ashville, N.Y., daughter-in-law, Cheryl Ellis of Celeron, N.Y., 1 Sister – Eileen Teyssier of Cecil, PA., 5 Grandchildren – Ryan and Steph Gibbs of Okinawa, Japan, Kristie Lynn Gibbs of Lakewood, N.Y., Brittany Chase of Jamestown, N.Y., Jeff and McKenzie Bennett of Celeron, N.Y., Mike and Justin Olson of Florida, several great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her son – Russell Anthony Himes Ellis who died November 20, 2013. A celebration of her life will be conducted at the convenience of the family at a later date. The Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. of Warren, PA. has been entrusted with funeral arrangements.

Jessica Lynn Turner

Jessica Lynn Turner, 35, of Warren, PA died on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at her home. Born on May 17, 1978 in Warren, PA she was the love child of James Michael and Marsha Olney Turner. Jessica attended Sheffield schools and was employed at Warren General Hospital since November of 2000, working as a phlebotomist for the past 7 years. She was a free spirit and truly enjoyed spending time with family and friends. She was always so giving to anyone she loved, and would give everything she had for someone else to have joy, and laugh! Jessica loved sports and especially enjoyed four-wheeling and motorcycling. During her teenage years she liked working at her grandparents business, the Frosty Chalet in Tiona, PA. She enjoyed renovating homes and was an avid Steelers fan. Jessica loved music and enjoyed playing her guitar and her grandma’s piano.

Jessica is survived by her mother, Marsha Turner of Warren, PA, her father, James Turner of Tiona, PA, two brothers, Christopher Turner of Warren, PA and Jeremy (Tara) Turner of Youngsville, PA, her maternal grandfather, Marshall Olney of Warren, PA, her maternal grandmother, Carol Turner of Warren, PA, two nephews, Korbin Turner of Warren, PA and Brysten Turner of Youngsville, PA and many aunts, uncles, friends and cousins. Jessica was preceded in death by her maternal grandmother, Carol Olney, her paternal grandfather, Jon Michael Turner and an aunt, Genevieve Turner.

Friends may call from 2 to 4pm and 6-8pm on Sunday, December 22, 2013 at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA where funeral and committal services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Monday with Rev. Rick Rohlin, Pastor of Praise Fellowship Church, Russell, PA officiating. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through the Warren Cancer Center, 2 Crescent Park, Warren, PA 16365. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

Adelaide E. Welsh

Adelaide E. Welsh, 93, a resident of Cambridge of Warren, died Tuesday, December 17, 2013.

Born on December 8, 1920 in Denver, CO she was the daughter of the late William and Esther Lawson Ettinger.

Adelaide was a longtime resident of Warren. From 1943 to 1945 she served with the WAVES during World War II. She was a longtime member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Warren, serving as a Sunday school teacher and as superintendent. She also served as custodian and was the first woman to serve on the church council. She was a member of the church Building Committee when the new church was being built and was past president of the LCW. Adelaide was a Girl Scout leader for many years and was active with the Warren PTA. She enjoyed solitaire, cribbage and listening to the barbershoppers. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family.

Surviving are four daughters, Patricia A. (Ronald) Osche, Judy (Chuck) Travis and Jacque Shoup, all of Warren, PA, and Janelle E. Welsh of San Diego, CA, nine grandchildren, Charles “Chip” (Jennifer) Phillips, II of Busti, NY, Jody Shoup and Jamie Shoup, both of Lexington, KY, Kyle (Christine) Shoup of Crestview, FL, Steven Kibbey of Warren, PA, Teri (Mike) Deal of Munhall, PA, Andy Travis of Warren, PA, Brandon (Yvette) Gaines and Kelley Gaines, both of San Diego, CA, seven great-grandchildren, Devyn and Ethan Phillips, Deanna and Everett Shoup, Benji Deal, and Colin and Ava Gaines, two sisters, Autumn (Dan) Doherty of Warren, PA and JoAnn (Jerry) Dorion of Tiona, PA, and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Adelaide was preceded in death by her husband, William J. Welsh, Jr., whom she married on April 17, 1947 in Warren, PA. He passed away on December 20, 1988. She was also preceded in death by one granddaughter, Erica Gaines, a son-in-law, Charles E. Phillips, and a sister, Joyce York.

Friends may call at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 306 Conewango Avenue, Warren, PA on Friday, December 20, 2013 from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. at which time funeral and committal services will be held with the Rev. Mark Fischer officiating. Interment will be in Oakland Cemetery, Warren, PA. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Hospice of Warren County, 2 Crescent Park, 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

Dorothy M. “Dot” Kavinski Wykoff

Dorothy M. “Dot” Kavinski Wykoff, 85, of Warren, PA died Thursday evening, December 12, 2013 surrounded by her loving family. She was born February 17, 1928 in Warren, PA the daughter of the late Andrew and Theresa Kopko Kavinski. Dot grew up in Clarendon, PA and was a lifelong Warren area resident. She graduated in 1945 from Warren High School where she was her class Valedictorian. She was employed with the former New Process Company. Dorothy was a member of St. Joseph R. C. Church and former member of the former St. Clara’s R.C. Church of Clarendon, PA. She is fondly remembered as a fun loving mom, grandmother, great grandmother. A woman with a strong Catholic devotion, her family was everything to her. She was very witty and proud of her family heritage. She always said she was “No Rockefeller” and “I know this information, I don’t ask for it” most of which she took with her to the grave.

She is survived by her 3 Daughters – Cheryl Rondinelli and husband, Mark of Boiling Springs, PA., Cathy Olsen and husband, Mike of Irvine, PA., Terri Bevevino and husband, Randy of Clarendon, PA., 10 Grandchildren, 11 Great Grandchildren, Best friend, Mary Walker of Clarendon, PA., several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, John E. “Jack” Wykoff who died September 10, 2009 whom she married September 30, 1950 at St. Clara’s R.C. Church, Clarendon, PA., 1 Daughter – Cindy L. Zavinski, her son-in-law, James Zavinski, 6 Brothers – Joseph, John, Stephen, Michael, Charles and Patrick Kavinski, 4 Sisters – Katherine Kavinski, Anna Rossi, Mary D. Bevevino, Julia Albaugh. Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA on Monday, December 16, 2013 from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 PM where a vigil service will be conducted at 5:45 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at 10:00 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 James Zavinski Scholarship Fund, % any PNC Bank; Hospice of Warren County or the Warren Cancer Center both located at 2 Crescent Park, Warren, PA. 16365. Those wishing to submit e- mail condolences may do so by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

Verna “Jean” Swanson

Verna “Jean” Swanson, 87, of Warren, PA. died Wednesday evening, December 11, 2013 at the Rouse Warren County Home, Youngsville, PA. of a brief illness. She was born March 10, 1926 in Gowanda, New York to the late Walter and Rose Howe Mack. Jean was a longtime Warren area resident and formerly of North Warren, PA. She was 1944 graduate of Warren High School. A member of St. Joseph R.C. Church. Jean took pride in her appearance and especially the cleanliness of her home. She enjoyed spending her summers at their cottage on Lake Erie in Portland, N.Y. Jean is survived by her daughter, Barbara Swanson and her companion, Will Russell of Russell, PA. and his children – Zachary William Russell of Jamestown, N.Y., and Ryan (Crystal) Russell and their children, Avalynne and Alexander Russell. All of Kennedy, N.Y, 2 Granddaughters –Amy Punsky of Fairview, PA., Sara(Chad) McGuire, 2 Great Grandchildren – Marley and Remy McGuire all of Easthampton, Mass., several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Frederick Swanson who died November 8, 2003 whom she married January 3, 1945 in Warren, PA., 1 Granddaughter – Mary Punsky Wilson who died November 28, 2010. Family will receive friends on Sunday, December 15, 2013 from 6 to 8 P.M. at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA. where a vigil service will be held at 7:45 P.M. Sunday. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted Monday, December 16, 2013 at 10:00 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 Hospice of Warren County, 2 Crescent Park, Warren, PA. 16365. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

Hazel A. Shield

Hazel A. Shield, 98, a resident of Warren, PA passed away on Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at her home. She was born in Franklin, PA on March 10, 1915 to the late Clarence P. and Lucy Kane Beers. She was a lifelong Warren area resident and the valedictorian of the 1933 class of Russell High School. After spending the first part of her life helping work the family farm in Russell, PA, in later years she enjoyed her work as a cook at Beaty and Warren Area High School. She was an active member of Grace United Methodist Church. She had also been a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Conewango Valley Country Club and the Warren Woman’s Club. Hazel enjoyed traveling, especially with her family to many places including Hungary, Hong Kong and the Netherlands. She was a committed volunteer at Warren General Hospital for over 20 years. Hazel remained an avid golfer and bridge player into her 90’s. Daily, until she died, she actively knitted scarves, recited poetry, and read. Hazel is survived by her two children, Lana Creal of Warren, PA, and Dr. Dennis E. (Reissa) Shield of Clinton, CT, five grandchildren, Marisa C. (Kurt) Smith of Warren, PA, Case C. (Adel) Creal of Seattle, WA, Dr. Drew D. Creal of Chicago, IL, Dr. Janelle (Geoff) Shield Manton of Farmington, CT and Caryn D. Shield of Burlington, VT, seven great-grandchildren, Elin C. Smith, Simon P. Smith and Gareth E. Smith, all of Warren, PA, Marco Creal and Sylvan Creal of Seattle, WA and Lila Manton and Ian Manton of Farmington, CT, two nephews, Raymond Shield and Timothy (Cyndi) Shield and a niece, Suzanne (Jim) Yovich, all of the Russell, PA area. In addition to her parents, Hazel was preceded in death in 1991 by her husband, Edward Shield whom she married on December 31, 1941, five sisters, Nancy Anderson, Bertha Carlson, Mildred Shield, Helen Bidwell and Maj. Inez Beers, and one grandson Daniel Shield. Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA on Saturday, December 7, 2013 from 10:00 A.M. until 12:00 P.M. at which time funeral services will be held with Rev. Kevin Haley, Pastor of Grace United Methodist Church, officiating. Interment will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Russell, PA. Family and friends are invited to a reception at Grace United Methodist Church following the service at 1:00 P.M. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through the Warren Public Library Association, 205 Market Street, Warren, PA 16365 or to Grace United Methodist Church, 501 Pennsylvania Avenue East, Warren, PA 16365, or to a charity of one’s choice. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

Teresa Dawes Smales

Teresa Dawes Smales, 86, of Warren, PA died Tuesday morning, December 3, 2013 at Warren Manor Nursing Home after an extended illness. She was born April 10, 1927 at Carrollton, NY. Teresa was the daughter of Francesco and Santa Bruno Cataldo. She was a Warren area resident since 1960 and formerly resided in Pompano Beach, FL and Kinzua, PA. Teresa was a 1945 graduate of former Kinzua High School and earned a degree in Beauty School. She was a beautician and owned and operated Teresa Beauty Salon for many years. She had previously worked at Blair Corporation. She was a member of St. Joseph R.C. Church and was an avid walker. She is survived by her 2 children – Diane Bindas and husband, Nelson of Franklin, PA., William J. Dawes, Jr. of Warren, PA. 4 Siblings – Umberto F. Cataldo of Pasadena, MD., Joseph J. Cataldo of Sugar Grove, PA., Frank J. Cataldo, Jr. of Clarendon, PA., Rose Harvoth and husband, Joseph of Cleveland, OH., several nieces and nephews, 4 Grandchildren, Christine McCauley and her husband, Stephen, Erica Thomas and her husband, Steve, Leslie and Michele Dawes, and 5 Great Grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her 1st husband, William Dawes, 2nd husband, Harry Smales, 1 brother – Charles Cataldo. Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA on Thursday, December 5, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. where a vigil service will be conducted Thursday at 1:45 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted Friday, December 6, 2013 at St. Joseph R.C. Church, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue West, Warren, PA at 1:00 P.M. with Fr. Raymond Gramata, Pastor of St. Bernard R.C. Church, Bradford, PA., officiating. Interment will be in St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Alzheimer’s Foundation or the American Heart Association. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

Lance M. Harrington

Lance Michael Harrington, 51, of Williamsburg, VA. and Delray Beach, FL., and formerly of Warren, PA. passed away Friday, November 29, 2013 in Hollywood, FL. after an extended illness. He was born June 10, 1962 in Warren, PA. son of Robert J. Harrington and the late Ina C. Safford Harrington. At the age of 8 until 10, he lived in Waterloo, Belgium France, where he went to elementary school and learned fluent French. He enjoyed traveling extensively, especially Belgium, France, Italy, Germany, Monaco, England, Luxenberg, Portugal, Taiwan, Holland and Canada. Lance was a 1980 graduate of Warren Area High School. He earned two degrees, a Bachelor of Arts in Economic and a Masters of Business Administration from the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA. Lance had multiple interests, particularly all levels of Business, Politics involving public policy, economic development, recreational sporting activities, yard landscaping and a lifelong love of dogs. He recently established a recovery home for men in Delray Beach, FL. His college roommate shared that Lance was extremely brilliant and, he had an unusual, but very loving way of caring for people in his life. He is survived by his son whom Lance idolized, Robert Scott Harrington of Portsmouth, VA., his father, Robert J. Harrington of Warren, PA., his brother, Robert J. Harrington, Jr. of Boca Raton, FL, 1 Aunt – Betty Harrington of Warren, PA., 1 Uncle – John Harrington, III and his wife, Leona of Newark, Del., several cousins including Dr. Jack Harrington of Warren, PA., his faithful dog, Sampson, a 250 pound mastiff. Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, Pa. on Thursday, December 5, 2013 from 6 to 8 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted Friday, December 6, 2013 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 Paws along the River, 212 Elm Street, Warren, PA.16365 or a charity of one’s choice.

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