Jayne Ann Glunt-Johnson

Jayne Ann Glunt-Johnson

Jayne Ann Glunt-Johnson, 46, of Cambridge Springs, died Monday, July 3, 2017 at her home following a courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Erie on December 19, 1970, the daughter of Harry D. and Judith A. Glunt of Edinboro. Jayne was a 1989 graduate of General McLane High School. She attended Indiana University […]

Jeffrey A. Albert

Jeffrey A. Albert

Jeffrey A. Albert, age 62, of McKean, passed away at home on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 after a brief illness. Jeff worked as a driver for Peterson Towing until he retired this past December. He was a member of St. Frances Xavier R. C. Church. He had a love for cars and worked on them […]

Betty May Zerby

Betty May Zerby

Betty May Zerby, 72, of Edinboro, died Sunday, June 25, 2017. She was born in Erie, on April 21, 1945, the daughter of the late, John and Elsie Rohaly. She graduated from Academy High School in 1963. She worked at Kerner’s, Marx Toys and as a food server at Edinboro University. She was a member […]

Dorothy Irene Billings

Dorothy Irene Billings

Dorothy Irene Billings née Cushing went to live among the angels on January 23, 2017. She was 96 years old. A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held at the First United Presbyterian Church of Edinboro on July 10, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. She was raised in Brady Township. Dorothy married Roscoe Billings […]

Lancer Letter – The Great Carnac

Lancer Letter – The Great Carnac

Submitted by Richard Scaletta, GM School District If you are old enough to have watched The Johnny Carson Show, you will remember a schtick he did as Carnac the Magnificent. Dressed in a turban and cape, Johnny held envelopes to his forehead, stated what he divined as the answer, and then opened the envelope to […]

John George Berger

John George Berger

John George Berger, 76, of Edinboro, passed away peacefully at home with his loving wife of nearly 52 years at his side following a courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Pittsburgh on February 9, 1941, the son of the late John and Clara Berger. John graduated from Edinboro High School in 1959. He […]

Roy E. Smith

Roy E. Smith

Roy Smith passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 25, 2017 at the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Home. He was born in Wesleyville on February 3, 1928 the son of Clarence Ellsworth and Bernice Hattie Smith. Roy served honorably in the U.S. Army in the 28th Infantry Division during the Korean War. He was a member of […]

Matthew Aaron Markiewicz

Matthew Aaron Markiewicz

Matthew Aaron Markiewicz, of, Edinboro was born into Heaven, Saturday, June 24, 2017 at Magee Women’s UPMC Hamot in Erie. He was the son of Joseph and Dianna (Walker) Markiewicz. Survivors include his Paternal Grandfather: Joseph H. (Deb) Markiewicz, of KY; Paternal Grandmother: Terri Markiewicz of Edinboro; Maternal Grandparents: Brent and Joann Walker of Edinboro; […]

Lancer Letter – Summer Recreation

Lancer Letter – Summer Recreation

Submitted by Richard Scaletta, GM School District I first published this information last summer and have updated it for this year: Its’ summer time! Summer is a time of year we all feel healthier. Likely the opportunity for recreation and the abundant availability of fresh produce fuels a healthier lifestyle, not to mention the fact […]

Lancer Letter – Commencement Speech 2017

Lancer Letter – Commencement Speech 2017

Submitted by Richard Scaletta, GM School District This week I continue my tradition of publishing my commencement speech, this year delivered to the graduates of 2017 on June 8: Theme: The Movies Members of the board of education. High School Administration. Distinguished faculty. Parents, friends and relatives of the graduates. Class of 2017. With all […]

John P. Hogan

John P. Hogan

John P. Hogan Kind and thoughtful with a wicked sense of humor, John Philip Hogan died after a brief illness on June 14th at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Erie, PA. Born in Geneva, NY on April 14, 1944, John grew up in Syracuse and moved to Edinboro to be with his bride, Mary Kristina (Clark) […]

Margaret Huya Szymanowski

Margaret Huya Szymanowski

Margaret Huya Szymanowski, 94, of McKean, died peacefully Sunday, June 18, 2017 with her loving children at her side. She was born in Crossingville on April 23, 1923, the daughter of the late Ignatius and Anna Marcinek Huya. Margaret worked at the Lord Corporation for two years and was a homemaker and dairy farmer. She […]

General McLane School District Appoints New Associate Principal

General McLane School District Appoints New Associate Principal

EDINBORO, PA (June 19, 2017) — General McLane School District has selected Justin Whitford to serve as Associate Principal at James W. Parker Middle School, effective July 1. “I am ecstatic to join the General McLane family and community as the new Associate Principal of Parker Middle School,” Whitford said. A Lake City native, Whitford […]

Elizabeth “Tib” Young Hughes

Elizabeth “Tib” Young Hughes

Elizabeth “Tib” Young Hughes, 100, of Meadville, formerly of Edinboro , died Tuesday, June 13,2017 at Wesbury United Methodist Community. She was born in Albion on April 29, 1917, the daughter of Chester and Annie Harrington. She attended Albion public schools, graduating in 1935, attended Edinboro State College (now Edinboro University) and taught in Conneaut […]