In Remembrance: Remembering Those We Lost in September

Audrey Dick, 81, of Utica, died Sept. 1, 2021.

Dorothy J. Stevenson Stralka, 99, of Oil City, died Sept. 1, 2021.

Norma J. Martin, 75, of Tionesta, died Sept. 1, 2021.

Vera L. Moyer, 81, of Seneca, died Sept. 2, 2021.

Michael A. Kusenko, 81, of Sigel, died Sept. 2, 2021.

Debra E. Monks, 68, of Oil City, formerly of Franklin, died Sept. 2, 2021.

Elmo Derose Kline, 95, of Distant, died Sept. 4, 2021.

Ruth Irene Rex, 94, of Polk, died Sept. 4, 2021.

Sarah Hasted Sutley died Sept. 4, 2021.

Linda M. (McNabb) Taylor,  73, of Tionesta, died Sept. 4, 2021.

John Albert Clutz, Jr., 79 of Westerville, Ohio, died Sept. 4, 2021. 

Matthew W. Booth, 40, of Wilcox, died Sept. 4, 2021.

Marilyn J. Henry, 85, of Porter Township, New Bethlehem, died Sept. 6, 2021.

James Robert Pascorell, 70, formerly of Franklin, died Sept. 5, 2021.

Barry W. Mallory, Sr., 75, of Pleasantville, died Sept. 6, 2021.

Sherri Darlene Hunt, 63, of Titusville, died Sept. 6, 2021.

Theresa Marie “Byrd” Hulings, 73, of Shippenville, died Sept. 6, 2021.

Yvonne “Bonnie” Marie Bish, 78, of Oil City, died Sept. 1, 2021.

Eric D. Whitehill, 59, of Seneca, died Sept. 7, 2021.

Clair A. Bayne, 83, of Titusville, formerly of Oil City, died Sept. 7, 2021.

Virginia Mealy Motter Groner, 82, of Shippenville, died Sept. 7, 2021.

Charles “Skip” H. Hagerty, 76, of Franklin, died Sept. 5, 2021.

Rebecca “Becky” Harkless, 97, of Callensburg, died Sept. 7, 2021.

Robert Amos Suplee, 90, of Franklin, formerly of Lady Lake, Fla., died Sept. 6, 2021.

Richard Thomas Schneider, of Columbus, Ohio, died Sept. 8, 2021.

Beverly C. Johnson died Sept. 9, 2021.

George Weston Hamilton, 75, of Harrisville, died Sept. 12, 2021.

Doris Evelyn McNaughton, 92, of Clarion, died Sept. 12, 2021.

Charles R. “Dick” Shreffler, 82, of Emlenton, died Sept. 11, 2021.

Robert L. “Bob” Fox, 92, died Sept. 12, 2021.

Sue Riddle Frey, 87, of Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, formerly of Franklin, died Sept. 8, 2021.

Edward A. “Ed” Stevens, 82, of Rimersburg, died Sept. 13, 2021.

Mary Louise Banner, 89, of Shippenville, died Sept. 12, 2021.

Norma M. Burns, 85, of Venus, died Sept. 14, 2021.

Timothy “Tim” Allen Keck, 64, of Summerville, died Sept. 11, 2021.

Patrick E. Craig, 53, of Oil City, died Sept. 14, 2021.

Emily Lynn Tucker, 39, of Titusville, died Sept. 13, 2021.

Janet C. Baldwin, 87, of Franklin, died Sept. 15, 2021.

Teresa R. Reddinger, 77, of Distant, died Sept. 15, 2021.

Sylvester R. “Bob” Becker, Jr., 96, of Oil City, died Sept. 15, 2021.

Marian Jean Oliphant, 93, of Kennerdell, died Sept. 13, 2021.

LeRoy E. Wagner, 52, of Titusville, died Sept. 16, 2021.

Michael K. Hetrick, 72, of New Bethlehem, died Sept. 18, 2021.

Mavis Culver, 74, of Seneca, died Sept. 14, 2021.

Bonnie K. Sharrar, 59, of Franklin, died Sept. 18, 2021.

Irene Hoffman, 95, of Clintonville, died Sept. 18, 2021.

Dorothy Ann “Biddy” Saboski, 88, of Oil City, died Sept. 20, 2021.

Janine C. Gorman, 55, of Oil City, died Sept. 19, 2021.

Ray J. Taft, 73, of Erie, died Sept. 17, 2021.

Nancy Moore, 78, of Kennerdell, died Sept. 21, 2021.

Marcia L. Mitchell, 78, of Oil City, died Sept. 19, 2021.

Frank William Yeager, 78, of Franklin, died Sept. 21, 2021.

David L. Martin, 79, of Venus, died Sept. 19, 2021.

Ronald Scott Miller, 65, of Franklin, died Sept. 19, 2021.

Michele Lee Stanton Lontz, 52, of Mercer, formerly of Polk, died Sept. 18, 2021.

Leona Marie Wyant, 78, of Rimersburg, died Sept. 22, 2021.

Elizabeth R. “Betty” Boocks, 79, of Shippenville, died Sept. 22, 2021.

Constance “Connie” T. Long, of Verona, formerly of Pittsburgh, died Sept. 17, 2021.

Shirley Joann Yates Cobbett, 85, of Mission, Texas, died Sept. 22, 2021.

Kenneth Wayne Dolby, 64, died Sept. 17, 2021.

Judith M. Hepinger, 84, of Marienville, died Sept. 23, 2021.

Steven Dale Burdette, 69, of Stoneboro, died Sept. 23, 2021.

G. John Rex, 73, of Pine City, died Sept. 23, 2021.

Cindy Bryant died Sept. 24, 2021.

Lisa Marie Wright, 47, of Titusville, died Sept. 23, 2021.

Olive Mary McBride, 94, of Goodlettsville, TN, formerly of Rimersburg, died Sept. 22, 2021.

Harry E. “Ed” Wagner, 70, of Shippenville, died Sept. 23, 2021.

Robert L. Gharing, 73, of Cooperstown, died Sept. 24, 2021.

Marla E. Downing, 62, of Oil City, died Sept. 25, 2021.

Joel “Jody” Reeher, 53, of Cooperstown, died Sept. 19, 2021.

Ira W. “Bill” Ehrhart III, 68, of Oil City, died Sept. 25, 2021.

Ralph “Bom” Nicholas Bommer, 41, of Franklin, died Sept. 24, 2021.

James D. “J.D.” Miller, 79, of Franklin, died Sept. 24, 2021.

Katherine “Kathy” Ann Gloss, 59, of Oil City, died Sept. 24, 2021.

Patricia Ditz, 72, of New Castle, formerly of Fryburg, died Sept. 27, 2021.

Robert L. Cotherman, 88, of Knox, died Sept. 24, 2021.

Roberta “Jean” Moore, 77, formerly of Pleasantville, died Sept. 24, 2021.

Kathleen L. Flockerzi, 73, of Lake Lucy, died Sept. 27, 2021.

George M. Loll, 86, of Seneca, died Sept. 27, 2021.

Marilyn Cole, 82, died Sept. 26, 2021.

William R. “Bill” Schell, 46, of Oil City, died Sept. 27, 2021.

Kenneth W. Confer, 54, of Oil City, died Sept. 26, 2021.

William P. Moon, 78, formerly of Oil City, died Sept. 28, 2021.

Christine Diane Warner, 63, of Seneca, died Sept. 25, 2021.

Emanuel “Junior” DeMarches, Jr., 91, of Titusville, died Sept. 28, 2021.

Edward J. Barr, age 75, of Knox, died Sept. 28, 2021.

Bernard W Eck, 81, of Tionesta, died Sept. 28, 2021.

E. Joan Tecza, 88, of Oil City, died Sept. 29, 2021.

Margaret J. (Marge) McMahon, 72, of Oil City, died Sept. 28, 2021.

Guy Richard Wingard, 85, of Oil City, died Sept. 27, 2021.

Jeffery Allan Camarigg, 61, of Parker, formerly of Sioux City, Iowa, died Sept. 28, 2021.

Marcia K. Shaw, 55, of Clintonville, died Sept. 28, 2021.

Matthew S. “Matt” Steele, 63, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, formerly of Oil City, died Sept. 27, 2021.

Eugene “Gene” Schruers, 56, of Knox, died Sept. 30, 2021.

Robert A. Hilyer, 86, of Marienville, died Sept. 30, 2021.

James C. “Jim” Kennedy, 72, of Virginia Beach, Virginia, formerly of Clarion, died Sept. 25, 2021.

Frances Kay Williams, 78, of Summerville, died Sept. 30, 2021.

John J. Racko, Sr., 83, of Polk, died Sept. 30, 2021.

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Girls volleyball: Oil City 3, Franklin 1; Lakeview 3, Rocky Grove 2; Cranberry 3, Redbank Valley 2; Keystone 3, Venango Catholic 0; Clarion 3, Moniteau 0; Clarion-Limestone 3, North Clarion 0; Karns City 3, Union 0 Girls soccer: Meadville 9, Oil City 0; Fort LeBoeuf 9, Franklin 0

CLARION — It was Farmers and Crafters Day on Friday at the Autumn Leaf Festival, and Clarion Chamber of Business and Industry leader Tracy Becker said the day went well.

SCHOLASTIC FOOTBALL: Warren 21, Oil City 18; Meadville 77, Franklin 0; Grove City 42, Titusville 6; Central Clarion 33, Ridgway 14; Redbank Valley 49, Bucktail 6; DuBois 51, Moniteau 7; Karns City 41, Kane 12; Maplewood 16, Cambridge Springs 0; Mercer 20, Lakeview 6

SCHOLASTIC BOYS SOCCER: Oil City 6, Keystone 1; SCHOLASTIC GIRLS SOCCER: Corry 8, Franklin 4; Erie High 11, Oil City 0; SCHOLASTIC VOLLEYBALL: Franklin 3, Venango Catholic 0; Cranberry 3, Rocky Grove 0; Keystone 3, Oil City 0; Butler First Baptist 3, Christian Life Academy 1

Heading into Friday night’s Region 5 rivalry football game at Franklin High School, the Knights’ coaching staff knew the one thing their team needed to do to have any chance of beating Oil City was to stop star running back Ethen Knox from having a big impact on the matchup.

Football: Oil City 54, Franklin 8; Central Clarion 34, Kane 26; Redbank Valley 27, Smethport 6; Union/A-C Valley 41, Port Allegany 8; Brookville 39, Moniteau 6; St. Marys 35, Karns City 28; Grove City 32, Sharon 13; Hickory 56, Titusville 7; Maplewood 30, Seneca 8; Cochranton 14, Cambridge S…

Union High School will dismiss students at 11 a.m. today due to "several positive cases of Covid which have resulted in quarantining of staff members necessary in performing key functions," according to Superintendent John Kimmel. The high school will be operating remotely Monday, Tuesday, a…

Girls volleyball: Franklin 3, Slippery Rock 1; Hickory 3, Oil City 0; Rocky Grove 3, Jamestown 0; Clarion 3, Karns City 0; A-C Valley 3, Redbank Valley 1; C-L 3, Keystone 1; CLA 3, Chautauqua Christian 1 Girls soccer: Warren 10, Oil City 1; Harbor Creek 8, Franklin 0 Girls tennis: Wilmington…

As September, which is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, draws to a close, several parents who have lost their children to cancer are on a mission to see that their kids aren’t forgotten and to raise awareness for childhood cancer all year long.

SCHOLASTIC BOYS SOCCER: Franklin 6, Titusville 1; North East 18, Oil City 1; SCHOLASTIC GIRLS VOLLEYBALL: Clarion-Limestone 3, Franklin 0; Moniteau 3, North Clarion 0; SCHOLASTIC GIRLS TENNIS: (Doubleheader) Match #1 Oil City 5, Kennedy Catholic 0; Match #2 Oil City 5, Kennedy Catholic 0

Girls volleyball: Maplewood 3, Oil City 0; Sharpsville 3, Franklin 0; Rocky Grove 3, Mercer 0; Cranberry 3, Keystone 1; Clarion 3, C-L 0; A-C Valley 3, Moniteau 1; CLA 3, CCSI 0 Girls soccer: Meadville 0, Oil City 0; Fort LeBoeuf 13, Franklin 0 Girls Tennis: Sharon 4, Oil City 1

Girls volleyball: Union 3, Oil City 2; Franklin 3, Cranberry 2; Venango Catholic 3, Forest Area 0; Keystone 3, Redbank Valley 1 Boys soccer: Oil City 4, Corry 2; Franklin 3, Fort LeBoeuf 2 Girls tennis: Punxsutawney 4, Oil City 3

The southbound lanes of Route 8 are open from the intersection with Old Route 8 (Route 3013) to the Georgetown Road (Route 3004) exit, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.

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Two people died in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 80 early Monday morning, during which time their vehicle caught fire, according to Clintonville Volunteer Fire Department Assistant Chief Brayden Rea.

Interstate 80 exit 45, eastbound (Route 478: St. Petersburg/Emlenton) is closed for concrete patching. The estimated time to reopen is 6 p.m., according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.

HARRISBURG —The state Department of Health today announced a booster shot of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine will be immediately available for certain adults who were fully vaccinated with the Pfizer vaccine at least six months ago.

Nancy Hunt, of Pleasantville, and Ed Atts, of Utica, won the Wildlife Photography contest. Their photos were selected from 155 submissions. Both winners received a $50 Dunham’s Sports gift card. To view all of the photos entered, visit The Derrick’s Facebook page or www.thederrick.com/gallery.

Chaplain Sandy Lewis, chaplain of Sandycreek Volunteer Fire Department, led the inaugural Firefighter Memorial and Honor Service Sunday afternoon.

After three quarters of forgettable football, Oil City came alive when it mattered most — and on Homecoming, no less — as the Oilers scored all of their points in the fourth quarter en route to a 14-13 victory over Harbor Creek in a Region 5 thriller at the Oil Field on Friday night.

SCHOLASTIC FOOTBALL: Franklin 23, Conneaut Area 16; Oil City 14, Harbor Creek 13; St. Marys 42, Central Clarion 39; Keystone 29, Bucktail 12; Redbank Valley 51, Brockway 0; Union/Allegheny-Clarion Valley 41, Elk County Catholic 0; Moniteau 44, Bradford 38; Karns City 41, Brookville 7; Grove …

DeBence Antique Music World will have free admission over Applefest weekend, showcasing several new developments at the museum.