In Remembrance: Remembering Those We Lost in February

Linda D. Fair, 67, of Parker, died Feb. 1, 2021.

Patricia "Pat" Steward, 79, of Clarion, died Feb. 3, 2021.

Russell Henry Stricklen, 53, of Farmington, New Mexico, formerly of Franklin, died Feb. 1, 2021.

Shirley A. (Lieb) Brannon, 89, of Winfield Township, formerly of Natrona Heights, died Feb. 2, 2021.

Angela "Rosalie" Swab, 72, of Polk, died Feb. 4, 2021.

Raymond K. Wardrop, 68, of Barkeyville, died Feb. 1, 2021.

Charles "Charlie" W. Huegel, 85, of Venus, died Feb. 4, 2021.

Velma Faye Meals, 88, of Franklin, died Feb. 5, 2021.

Nancy Arlene Young, 80, of Jackson Township, died Feb. 3, 2021.

Phyllis Irene Bean, 93, formerly of Franklin, died Feb. 4, 2021.

Janet K. Heffern, 80, of Utica, died Feb. 4, 2021.

Mary E. Smith Ritchey, 84, of Rimersburg, died Feb. 5, 2021.

Kathy Shirey, 67, of Guthrie, Oklahoma, died Feb. 4, 2021.

William G. Collavo, Jr., 86, of Franklin, died Feb. 4, 2021.

Christine K. Marshall, 64, of Oil City, died Feb. 5, 2021.

Loretta J. Salsgiver, 85, of Titusville, died Feb. 5, 2021.

Kyle Andrew Nulph, 32, of Franklin, died Feb. 5, 2021.

Leona Krosnicki, 70, of Clarion, died Feb. 4, 2021.

Joan G. Smith, 88, formerly of Pleasantville, died Feb. 5, 2021.

John Henry Yeager, Jr., 88, of Franklin, died Feb. 5, 2021.

John T. Coleman, 72, of Parker, died Feb. 6, 2021.

Helen Patricia "Pat" Combs, 97, of Oil City, died Feb. 8, 2021.

Emma Adams Cratty, 78, of Emlenton, died Feb. 7, 2021.

Mona Rita Guth, 90, of Fryburg, died Jan. 29, 2021.

Christine K. Marshall, 64, of Oil City, died Feb. 5, 2021.

Sandra "Sandy" Sharp, of Oil City and Rocky Grove, died Feb. 5, 2021.

Christopher Duane Tate, 51, of Meadville, died Feb. 2, 2021.

Patrick J. O'Brien "P.J.", 60, of Henry's Bend, formerly of Austin, Texas, died Feb. 4, 2021.

Robert H. "Bobby" Patterson, Jr., 65, of Van, died Feb. 8, 2021.

Myrtle E. Steele, 94, of Rimersburg, died Feb. 8, 2021.

Helen M. Seely Wood, 68, of Fairview, died Feb. 8, 2021.

Merle Ethel Cutchall Rhoades Mullen, 91, of Bradleytown, died Feb. 7, 2021.

Jeffery L. Flinchbaugh, 62, of Cranberry, died Feb. 10, 2021.

Karla Noreen Milford, 60, of Oil City, died Feb. 8, 2021.

Mary Anne Wilkinson, 66, of Rocky Grove, died Feb. 7, 2021.

Christina Jean Sheatz Deemer, 97, formerly of Polk, died Feb. 9, 2021.

David P. Cherry, 72, of Rouseville, died Feb. 11, 2021.

Earl H. Adams, 98, of Erie, died Feb. 8, 2021.

Elizabeth "Betty" Fleming, 83, of Knox, died Feb. 11, 2021.

Gerald James "Jerry" Seigworth, 83, of Reno, died Feb. 12, 2021.

Charles Ellis "Charlie" Urey, 75, of Franklin, died Feb. 12, 2021.

Lester Wagler, 87, of Sandy Lake, died Feb. 11, 2021.

Charles E. "Charlie" Urey, 75, of Franklin, died Feb. 12, 2021.

Mary Ann Lyons Spring, 90, died Feb. 9, 2021.

Charles R. Snyder, 90, of Oil City, died Feb. 14, 2021.

Thomas Dean Rankin, 84, of Clarion, died Feb. 12, 2021.

Connie Moore, of Tucson, Arizona, formerly of Franklin, died Feb. 8, 2021.

Carl J. Courson, 89, of Clarion, died Feb. 12, 2021.

Donald Edward Amareld, Sr., 92, died Feb. 12, 2021.

Ruth L. Miller, 88, of Utica, died Feb. 13, 2021.

Steven D. Wilson, 60, of Franklin, died Feb. 14, 2021.

Glenn Shields, 74, of Summerville, died Feb, 11, 2021.

Janice E. Johnston, 75, of Shippenville, formerly of Clarion, died Feb. 13, 2021.

Rosemarie A. Berger, of Oil City, died Feb. 14, 2021.

Greyson Paul Bryan, 7 months, died Feb. 13, 2021.

Sheryl J. Rapp, 69, of Tionesta, died Feb. 15, 2021.

Brayton C. Rodgers, 94, formerly of Oil City, died Feb. 15, 2021.

James H. Brown II, 82, of Chambersburg, formerly of Franklin, died Feb. 15, 2021.

Annette Kunselman Burgert, 90 of Elizabethtown, formerly of Myerstown, Worthington, Ohio, and Franklin, died Feb. 15, 2021.

Antoinette R. "Toni" Hannon, 86, of Franklin, died Feb. 16, 2021.

Idabelle Louise Hogue, 86, of Shippenville, died Feb. 17, 2021.

John Charles Kahle, 65, of Knox, died Feb. 16, 2021.

Robert L. Reynolds, 68, of Seneca, died Feb. 16, 2021.

Esther Annabell McBride Vogan, 83, of Mobile, Alabama, formerly of Nectarine, died Feb. 12, 2021.

Richard Eugene "Sonny" Vogan, Jr., 83, of Mobile, Alabama, formerly of Nectarine, died Feb. 15, 2021.

Christen (Schlorff) Aylesworth, 45, of Franklin, died Feb. 16, 2021.

James Edwin Eakin died Feb. 16, 2021.

Richard D. Lawson, 56, of Oil City, died Feb. 17, 2021.

Margaret S. Ritchey, 58, of Franklin, died Feb. 17, 2021.

George F. Kossman, 91, of Clarion, died Feb. 19, 2021.

Clyde W. Neal, Sr., 82, of Cranberry, died Feb. 18, 2021.

Robert E. Reed, 94, of Cooperstown, died Feb. 18, 2021.

Lillian Kaye Schies, 94, of Canton, Connecticut, died Feb. 10, 2021.

Randy Barr, 64, died Feb. 19, 2021.

Craig J. McMahan, 88, of Clarion, died Feb. 19, 2021.

Gary L. Moore, 79, of Marienville, formerly of Chicora, died Feb. 20, 2021.

Daryl J. Mullen, 84, of Nickleville, died Feb. 20, 2021,

Angela Marie "Angel" Secules, 52, of Utica, died Feb. 19, 2021.

Priscilla E. Stoebe, 90 of Polk, died Feb. 19, 2021.

Francis F. Zagar, 98, of Franklin, died Feb. 20, 2021,

Harry W. Beemiller, 76, of Sandy Lake, died Feb. 10, 2021.

Susan D. (Buzard) Bobbert, 73, of Fairmount City, died Feb. 20, 2021.

Roy Douglas Bunch, 66, of Knox, died Feb. 19, 2021.

Thomas Dean Crissman, 60, of Clintonville, died Feb. 20, 2021.

Esther L. Dinger, 90, of Tionesta, died Feb. 21, 2021.

Fredrick B. "Ted" Emmett, 84, of Wesley, died Feb. 21, 2021.

Daniel William Ford, 43, of Franklin, died Feb. 19, 2021.

Raymond "Uncle Ray" Johnson, 80, of Cochranton, died Feb. 20, 2021.

Mary E. Kirkpatrick, 85, of Knox, died Feb. 20, 2021.

James "Jim" Ronald Schrecengost, 72, of Brookville, died Feb. 21, 2021.

Howard A. Weltner, 89, of Franklin, died Feb. 22, 2021.

Ruth Ann Keeley, 94, of Franklin, died Feb. 22, 2021.

James "Jim" Allen Bucholz, 72, of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, formerly of Oil City, died Feb. 20, 2021.

Troy N. Stahlman II, 32, of Seneca, died Feb. 22, 2021.

K. William "Bill" Bailey, 81, of Cranberry, died Feb. 19, 2021.

Richard Barger, 80, of Tylersburg, died Feb. 22, 2021.

Pamela Sue Goforth, 64, of Oil City, died Feb. 24, 2021.

Clifford E. "Tip" Graham, 90, of Franklin, died Feb. 23, 2021.

Donald M. Heller, 95, of Marienville, died Feb. 22, 2021.

Walter Wayne Maxwell, 89, of Miola, died Feb. 24, 2021.

Jack Barton Staley, 92, of Clarion, died Feb. 23, 2021.

Mary E. Trimble, 78, of Rock Hill, South Carolina, formerly of the Franklin area, died Feb. 17, 2021.

A. Maxine Hawk, 94, of Shippenville, died Feb. 25, 2021.

H. Roger Marchinke, 84, of West Palm Beach, Florida, died Feb. 19, 2021.

Lori J. Rankin, 59, of New Bethlehem, died Feb. 26, 2021.

Josephine Blair, 96, of Emlenton, died Feb. 25, 2021.

Joshua Lee Flick, 33, of Tionesta, died Feb. 27, 2021.

Stanley B. Seybert, of Parker, died Feb. 26, 2021.

Bernice J. Stanczak, 99, of New Castle, died Feb. 21, 2021.

Betty Jean Clark, 86, of Oil City, died  Feb. 28, 2021.

Nalayah Oliva Rochelle Harris died Feb. 23, 2021.

John Schneeberger died Feb. 28, 2021.

Sister Andrea Weidle, OSB, 94, died Feb. 26, 2021.

Dianna M. Hersman, 68, of Polk, died Feb. 28, 2021.

Marjorie Anne Ziegler, 91, of Brookville formerly of Seneca, died Feb. 28, 2021.

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