John Dana Hotchkiss

John Dana Hotchkiss, 59, died Monday, March 18, 2013. He was born on August 16, 1953. Son of Paul M. Hotchkiss and the late Pearl E. Hayes Hotchkiss. In his earlier life, John enjoyed the outdoors and hunting. While he was in high school he ran cross country and while in college he took part […]

Joyce M. Hobbs

Joyce M. Hobbs died peacefully at her home, surrounded by her family, on Thursday, March 14, 2013. She was born on January 16, 1935 in Erie, Pa., daughter of the late Grover Cleveland and Rose Elizabeth Balsinger Pyle. Joyce loved playing slots, knitting, and playing cards. She was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, […]

Merle D. Mills

Merle D. Mills, died Thursday, March 14, 2013 after a courageous battle with prostate cancer, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center, Erie, hospice division. He was born on October 11, 1927 on the family homestead in Franklin Township. He was the son of the late Leon and Iva Vogt Mills. Merle attended Silverthorn School and […]

Frederick Leroy Taylor

Frederick Leroy Taylor, died Monday, March 11, 2013 at his home. He was born on December 27, 1942, son of the late Russel Leon and Berdena Wright Taylor. Frederick loved hunting, fishing and being outdoors. He worked for General Electric for over 35 years. Frederick enjoyed traveling and also going to the casinos. He was […]

Richard Mehler

“He loved horses” is the first thing that family members said when asked what should be in Richard (Rich) Mehler’s obituary. “He had to have a horse and a dog.” Richard Mehler passed from this life on February 26, 2013, in the same way that he lived his life – on his own terms. He […]

Lillian L. Martin Lewandowski

Lillian L. Martin Lewandowski, 86, of Edinboro, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 16, 2013 at the Edinboro Manor. She was born on May 5, 1926 and is the daughter of the late John and Inez Martin. Lillian married Joseph Lewandowski on April 5, 1948. Lillian was a graduate of Wattsburg High School and played […]

Joseph Catalano, Jr.

Joseph Catalano, Jr., 75, of Cambridge Springs, died Friday, February 15, 2013 at Meadville Medical Center. He was born in Meadville on December 19, 1937, the son of Lew Walton and the late Ruth Boyle Walton. After high school, Joseph attended Grove City College earning a degree in business. In 1960 he joined the US […]

Gary L. Turk

Gary L. Turk, surrounded by love, died Saturday, January 19, 2013 in his Edinboro home. He was born August 1, 1951 in Titusville, Pa, son of the late Charles and Roxie Turk. After graduating from Titusville High School in 1969, he earned his Computer Systems Associate’s Degree from Erie Business Center in 1972. He went […]

Norma Jane Ruhl Caldwell

Norma Jane Ruhl Caldwell, died Monday, January 21, 2013 at Meadville Medical Center. She was born on March 14, 1926, in Venango, PA, daughter of the late George and Erma Ruhl. Norma enjoyed to crotchet, knit and tending to her garden. She was an avid animal lover, and liked to feed and watch birds. For […]

Donald Kenneth Helmbreck

Donald Kenneth Helmbreck, 73, of Edinboro died Saturday, January 12, 2013 at his home. He was born in Pittsburgh on April 4, 1939, the son of the late Charles K. and Susan (Shean) Helmbreck. Don was a man full of life, he was an avid outdoorsman, loved nothing better than sitting in a tree stand […]

Emily Kraus Tobin

Emily Kraus Tobin, 75, of Edinboro, passed into the loving arms of our Heavenly Father on Wednesday, January 16, 2013. Emily was born in Erie on April 10, 1937, the daughter of Emil and Gertrude Reiser Kraus. She was a graduate of Strong Vincent High School in 1955 and was employed in the family business; […]

Robert William Ellis

Robert William Ellis, died Sunday, January 13, 2013 at Millcreek Manor. He was born on June 5, 1919, son of the late Fred Richard and Alpha Florence Abbott Ellis. Robert proudly served in the United States Navy during World War II. After serving his country Robert worked as a logger from 1941 until 1958 and […]

Carol Ann Kutz

Carol Ann Kutz, 59, died Friday, January 4, 2013 at St. Vincent Health Center. She was born on November 26, 1953, daughter of Mary Bernice (Bea) Boyle Kutz and the late Chester Edward Kutz. Carol loved animals, games, crossword puzzles, marbles, playing cards and her family. She attended General McLane High school, and worked for […]

Philip Austin Walker

Philip Austin Walker, age 89, of Edinboro, PA, passed away peacefully at Edinboro Manor on December 31, 2012. Born in Cambridge Springs, PA, on June 1, 1923, he was the son of Russel R. and Velma Austin Walker. Phil (PA to many) graduated from Edinboro High School in 1941, farming and working in the family […]

Dennis G. Smith

Dennis G. Smith formerly of Edinboro passed away January 2, 2013 at the age of 82 at Brookside Homes in Erie, from complications of pneumonia. He was born in Erie on February 2, 1930, the son of Jay M. Smith and Marjory V. (Speed) Smith. He was a 1947 graduate of Erie Technical High School. […]

Luella Margaret Wells

Luella Margaret Wells, passed away Saturday, December 22, 2012 at home. She was born on April 6, 1914. Daughter of the late Frank and Edna Dewing Hayes. Luella was a member of the Eureka Ladies Aid, Franklin Center Methodist Church, Fairview Senior Center and loved camping, playing cards and bingo. She was preceded in death […]

Matthew Brennan Coverdale

Matthew Brennan Coverdale was born in Erie at UPMC Hamot Women’s Hospital on December 8, 2012, and our angel returned to heaven on the same day. Beloved son of Blair J. Coverdale and Kaitlyn Therasse, kept in their hearts forever. Survived by his father and mother, Blair J. Coverdale and Kaitlyn Therasse; paternal grandparents Richard […]

Nicholas J. “Nicky” Hametz

Nicholas J. “Nicky” Hametz died on December 4, 2012, surrounded by family at his home in Edinboro. Nicky was born in Hazleton, Pa on October 21, 1960 to Patricia Burke Hametz and the late Thomas Hametz. Nicky lived in Weatherly, Pa until November 2011, when he and his mother relocated to Edinboro to live with […]

Robert C. Chabola

Robert Christopher Chabola, 52, died Monday, December 3, 2012. He was born on May 23, 1960, son of the late, John Gilbert and Evelyn Ballas Chabola. Bob loved to play golf and pool, he was also a music lover and just enjoyed life. Being that Bob was very adept in technology, he earned an Associates […]

Eleanor Francis Soltesz Yatzor

Eleanor Francis Soltesz Yatzor, passed Thursday, November 29, 2012 at St. Vincent Health Center. She was born on September 23, 1934, daughter of the late Bert and Mary Petrise Soltesz. Eleanor was an active member at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, volunteered weekly at the Edinboro Food Bank and participated with the Edinboro […]