11/23/05 — EDINBORO — Anne Proudfoot, 95, formerly of Albion, died Friday, Nov. 18, 2005, at Edinboro Manor after an extended illness.
Friends may call at Steff Funeral Home, 188 E. State St., Albion, Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A prayer service will be conducted there Saturday at 9:30 a.m., followed by the Funeral Mass at St. Lawrence Church, Albion, with Father John Fischer officiating.
Burial will be in Albion Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to St. Lawrence Church, 180 East State St., Albion, Pa. 16401.
VENANGO — Leroy Chaney, 70, of 20528 Highway 86, Venango, died unexpectedly Monday, Nov. 21, 2005, at Lock Haven while on a hunting trip with friends and family.
Friends may call at Van Matre Family Funeral Home, 335 Venango Ave., Cambridge Springs, today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
The funeral will be at the Cambridge Springs congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses Kingdom Hall, McClellan Street, Cambridge Springs, Wednesday at 7 p.m.
Interment will be in Cambridge Springs Cemetery.
Ann K. Moss
CONNEAUT LAKE — Ann K. Moss, 75, of Conneaut Lake, died Saturday, Nov. 19, 2005, at Meadville Medical Center.
Calling hours will be Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Waid-Coleman Funeral Home Inc., 12422 Conneaut Lake Road, Conneaut Lake.
The memorial service will be Wednesday at 11 am. at Fifth Street Presbyterian Church, 145 S. Fifth St., Conneaut Lake, with the Rev. Penney Fujii officiating.
Burial will be in West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd.
The family suggests memorials be made to Fifth Street Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 150, Conneaut Lake, Pa. 16316.
Lauri M. Cotterman Harvey
Lauri M. Cotterman Harvey, 38, of 8707 Williamson Road, Meadville, died Friday, Nov. 18, 2005, at her home.
Arrangements are incomplete and under the direction of Byham-Miller-Mizner Funeral Home Inc., 404 Chestnut St., Meadville.
Grace M. Bergamasco
Grace M. Bergamasco, 84, of 31 Park Ave., Meadville, died Saturday, Nov. 19, 2005, at Wesbury United Methodist Retirement Community.
Calling hours are Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Byham-Miller-Mizner Funeral Home Inc., 404 Chestnut St., Meadville. A scripture service will begin at 8:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 10 a.m. at St. Mary of Grace Roman Catholic Church with the Rev. Mark Hoffman as celebrant.
Interment will be in St. Brigid Cemetery in Meadville.
Victor (Bus) Glenn Adkins
CONNEAUTVILLE — Victor (Bus) Glenn Adkins, 83, of Conneautville, died Friday, Nov. 18, 2005, at Rolling Fields.
The memorial service will be at a later date at Conneautville Baptist Church.
Burial will be in Rundell’s Cemetery.
The family suggests memorials be made to Hospice of Crawford County, 448 Pine St., Meadville, Pa. 16335; or to Conneautville Baptist Church, 1205 Main St., Conneautville, Pa. 16406.
Arrangements are under the direction of White-Cool Funeral Home, 1405 Main St., Conneautville.
Barbara Ann Schofield
GIRARD — Barbara Ann Schofield, 47, of 1422 Lake St., Girard, died Thursday, Nov. 17, 2005, at UPMC Hospital, Pittsburgh, after an illness of several months.
Survivors include her parents of Conneaut Lake; and a brother, David Schofield of Conneaut Lake.
Cremation has taken place.
Services will be announced at a later date.
Arrangements are under the direction of Dickson Funeral Home, 130 N. Second St., Conneaut Lake.
Marci L. Marsteller
SANDY LAKE — Marci L. Marsteller, 42, of 4137 Sandy Lake Road, Sandy Lake, Mill Creek Township, died at 4:15 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2005, at UPMC Shadyside, Pittsburgh, from complications of cancer.
Memorial contributions may be made to Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, PO Box 650309, Dallas, Texas 75265-0309.
Calling hours will be from 1 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Scott A. Black Funeral Home, 99 Franklin St., Stoneboro.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Stoneboro United Methodist Church, 32 Lake St., Stoneboro, with the Rev. Timothy E. Bowser, pastor, officiating.
Interment will be in New Lebanon Cemetery, Mill Creek Township.
Hazel H. Bennett
11/18/05 — LINESVILLE — Hazel H. Bennett, 83, of Linesville, died suddenly Thursday, Nov. 17, 2005, at her residence.
Calling hours are today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Royal-Coleman Funeral Home, 6028 U.S. Highway 6, Linesville.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Craig Cashdollar of North Shenango United Presbyterian Church officiating.
Burial will be in Linesville Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, 1645 W. Eighth St., Erie, Pa. 16505.
Harley E. Hall
CENTERVILLE — Harley E. Hall, 83, of 18058 Shauberger Road, Centerville, died at 5:50 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13, 2005, at his residence.
Friends may call at Gordon B. Garrett Funeral Home, 303 N. Washington St., Titusville, today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., and attend the funeral there Wednesday at 11 a.m., with Pastor Gary Kinnear of Breedtown Baptist Church officiating.
Interment will be in Sunnyside Cemetery, Centerville.
The family asks that memorials be made to the American Cancer Society, 320 Bilmar Drive, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15205.
Josephine E. Williams
TITUSVILLE — Josephine E. Williams, 91, of Southwoods Assisted Living Community, Titusville, died at her residence at 10 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2005. Mrs. Williams formerly lived in Chapmanville.
Relatives and friends will be received at Leo N. Hennes Funeral Home Inc., 203 E. Main St., Titusville, today from 7 to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. until the time of the funeral at 1:30 p.m. The Rev. Dillon Vroman, retired pastor of Chapmanville Community Church, will officiate.
Interment will be in Chapmanville Cemetery.
The family suggests memorials be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Robert Augustine Bond
Robert Augustine Bond, 77, of 686 Susquehanna Road, Meadville, died in the early hours of Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2005, at Meadville Medical Center.
The funeral will be Monday at 10 a.m. at Christ Church Episcopal, 870 Diamond Park, Meadville, with Father Victor J. Kinnunen officiating.
Burial will be in Forrest Lawn Cemetery, Charlotte, N.C.
The family suggests memorials be made to Summer Music Festival at Allegheny College, c/o Summer Events, Allegheny College, Meadville, Pa. 16335.
Barbara E. Brown
Barbara E. Brown, 79, a longtime resident of Beverly Healthcare-Meadville, died there Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2005.
The funeral is today at 2 p.m. at Robert W. Waid Funeral Home Inc., 581 Chestnut St., Meadville, with the Rev. Mark Hoffman, pastor of St. Mary of Grace Roman Catholic Church, officiating.
Following cremation, burial will be in St. Agatha Cemetery.
The family would like to thank the staff at Beverly Healthcare-Meadville for the wonderful care extended to their mother and asks that memorials be made to the Activity Department at Beverly Healthcare, 14714 Park Ave. Ext., Meadville, Pa. 16335.
Margaret (Peg) Laura Adsit
VERNON TOWNSHIP — Margaret (Peg) Laura Adsit, 71, of Alamagordo, N.M., died Sunday, Nov. 13, 2005, at the home of her son, Richard “Rick” Adsit, Whitestone Estates, Vernon Township, after an extended illness.
Call hours are Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Dickson Funeral Home, 130 N. Second St., Conneaut Lake, where a funeral will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. with Pastor Kenn Orndoff, pastor of Christian education at Calvary Church, Meadville, officiating.
Burial will be in Geneva Cemetery.
Roland Hopkins Lynch
Roland Hopkins Lynch, 87, 474 Jackson Park Drive, Meadville, died Saturday, Nov. 12, 2005, at Wesbury United Methodist Community.
There are no calling hours and no funeral service.
A memorial service will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family.
A graveside service will be held in Washington Court House at a time convenient with the families.
Memorials may be made to the Unitarian Universalist Church, 346 Chestnut St., Meadville; or the Department of Mechanical Engineering Dept., 206 W. 18th Ave., Columbus, Ohio, 43210.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Hatheway-Tedesco Funeral Home and Crematory, 614 Baldwin St., Meadville.
12/23/05 — Sarah Longstreth, 91, formerly of Terrace Street Extension, Meadville, died Thursday, Dec. 22, 2005, at Wesbury United Methodist Retirement Community.
Born in Oil City Jan. 14, 1914, she was a daughter of Albert Eugene and Luella Vogus Barnes. She married Hamilton Longstreth May 17, 1947; he preceded her in death Sept. 14, 1989.
She was a slider operator at Talon for 14 years.
She was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary. She enjoyed watching the birds in her bird feeder and all the animals that came into her yard, gardening, fishing with her husband and making homemade bread.
Survivors include a brother, George Barnes and his wife, Patty, of Meadville; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Nancy G. Snyder; a brother, Charles Barnes; her husband; and her parents.
Calling hours will be Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Hatheway-Tedesco Funeral Home, 614 Baldwin St., Meadville.
The funeral will follow at 1 p.m. at the funeral home, with the Rev. Ellen Rezek officiating.
Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Crawford County Humane Society, 11012 Kennedy Hill Road, Meadville, Pa. 16335.
Katherine H. Giles
12/23/05 — FRANKLIN — Katherine H. Giles, 82, of 146 Foster Road, Franklin, died Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2005, at her residence.
Born Oct. 25, 1923, in Franklin, she was the daughter of Elmer C. and Ethel D. Murray Goughler.
She attended Rocky Grove High School.
Mrs. Giles was a homemaker.
She was married May 20, 1943, to John D. Giles, who survives.
Also surviving are a daughter, Diana Matt and her husband, Frank, of Sandy Lake; four sons, Ralph E. Giles and his fiancee, Cheryl, of Franklin, Melvin R. Giles of Franklin, Ronnie J. Giles and his wife, Barbara, of Cochranton, and Donald R. Giles and his wife, Robin, of Cochranton; 17 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by an infant brother; a daughter, Helen; and a son, David.
Calling hours will not be observed.
The funeral is at 1 p.m. today at Dickson Family Funeral Home Inc., 123 S. Franklin St., Cochranton, with the Rev. Domenick Pietro of Canal Wesleyan Methodist Church officiating.
Interment will be in Cochranton Cemetery.
George Harold Johnson
George Harold Johnson, 85, of 727 Bashore Drive, Meadville, died Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2005, at Meadville Medical Center.
George E. Staples
SANDY LAKE — George E. Staples, 75, of 5264 Lake St., Sandy Lake, died of natural causes at 9:50 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 22, 2005, at UPMC Horizon, Greenville.