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 […]

Dorothy “Pat” Flood

Dorothy “Pat” Flood, died Sunday, November 25, 2012 at home. She was born in Summerfield, KS on September 30, 1928, daughter of the late Harry and Junia Brees Patterson. Mrs. Flood was the secretary and dispatcher for the Edinboro Police Department for sixteen years. Previously she was a secretary for the Lincoln, Nebraska, Chamber of […]

James “Jim” Anthony Bavas

James “Jim” Anthony Bavas, died Sunday, November 25, 2012 at home. He was born on November 16, 1946 in Tionesta, PA; Son of the late Nicolas and Marjorie (Vierling) Bavas. Jim had many hobbies in his life that he was passionate about, which include Model Railroading, fishing, woodworking and tropical fish. He was a member […]

Ralph C. Zindel, Jr

Ralph C. Zindel, Jr., age 89, of Edinboro, passed away Saturday, November 10, 2012 surrounded by his wife and loving family at home. He was born June 8, 1923 in Flushing, NY, the son of the late Ralph and Lenore (Gillespie) Zindel. A longtime resident of Edinboro, Ralph was a 1952 graduate of the Edinboro […]

David Harrison

David Harrison, son of the late Jim and Shirley Harrison of Edinboro, PA, passed away on October 30, 2012 following an extended illness. He was 63. Dave is survived by his daughter Cory Harrison of North Augusta, SC, his brother and sister-in-law Mike and Cathy Harrison of Reston, VA, and his niece Bridget Harrison of […]

Joleé Ann Sherrell

Joleé Ann Sherrell, 41, died Saturday, October 27, 2012 at home. She was born on November 7, 1970. Daughter of Joseph Cornelius Sherrell and Priscilla Sherrell Hardman. Joleé loved reading, animals, especially her dog Honey, children and movies. She was eagerly awaiting the new Twilight movie to be released. Joleé loved to help people and […]

Ronald F. Doucette

Ronald F. Doucette, 85, of Port Murray, NJ passed away on Oct. 21, 2012. Born in Boston, on January 11, 1931, and raised in Edinboro, he served in the U.S. Navy from Jan. 1945 – July 1946. After graduating from Edinboro State College, Ron taught in Bradford, PA. Upon moving to NJ, he taught math […]

James William Parker

James William Parker, died Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at St. Vincent Health Center. He was born on March 14, 1922. Son of the late Clinton and Flossie Smith Parker. James proudly served the United States Army during WWII. He was a Staff Sargent of the 83rd Infantry division. During his service he had received two […]

John E. Pace, Sr

John E. Pace, Sr, of Chambersburg, PA, passed away in his home, surrounded by his family, on Thursday, October 4th at the age of 80. He was born October 22, 1931 in Richmond VA, the son of the late William M. and Virginia (Cox) Pace of VA. He will be greatly missed by his family […]

Dean Ronald Shepherd

Dean Ronald Shepherd, 42, of Edinboro, died Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012 after a long battle with cancer. He was born in Erie on June 29, 1970, the son of Ronald R. Shepherd of NY and Gail Flynn Stickner and her husband Jim of Edinboro. After graduating from General McLane High School in 1988, Dean attended […]