Nancy L. Smith

Nancy L. Smith

Nancy L. Smith, 69, of Oil City, died early Tuesday morning, Dec. 28, 2021, at UPMC Northwest in Seneca.

She was born in Franklin on June 28, 1952 to the late Fred and Freda (Norcross) Reese.

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Dolores Anna Marie McCarren, 89, of Franklin, passed away, Friday, Jan. 14, 2022, at home. She was born July 14, 1932, in Oil City, a daughter of William J. and Ruby L. Lefford Parks. She married Dennis R. McCarren on Sept. 13, 1952. He preceded her in death on Jan. 3, 2014.

Janet R. (Jacobs) Hartle, 90, of Meadville, formerly of Conneaut Lake, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, at the Meadville Medical Center.

Perry R. Kifer, 62, of Curllsville, passed away on Friday, Jan. 14, 2022, following a lengthy illness.

Dennis P. Sloan, 54, of Kittanning Pike, Parker, Allegheny Township, Butler County, a well-known senior member of the Emlenton Fire Department, passed away Friday evening, Jan. 14, 2022, at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh.

Don Craig, 64, passed away early Saturday morning at UPMC Presbyterian in Pittsburgh, asleep with his wife beside him.

Evylen May Warner, 87 of Emlenton, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, surrounded by her loving family at UPMC Northwest.

Joshua A. Horton, 40, of Oil City passed away Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022. He is survived by his wife Katie and children Gabrielle Horton, Gabrielle Roberts, Joshua, Kristian and Malakai Horton.

Donald C. “Capt’n” Elder Sr., 86, of Fisher, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, at his home. He was born Jan. 8, 1936, in Clarion; son of the late Walter C. and Pearl Confer Elder.

Anna Mae Fisher, 87, of New Bethlehem, passed away Thursday afternoon, Jan. 13, 2022, at McKinley Health Center in Brookville.

Lucinda “Cindy” John Lerch Davis, 80, of Tulsa, Okla. passed away peacefully Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022 at St. Francis Medical Center, after a brief illness. She was a recent resident of the Montereau Retirement Community.

Ella M. Butryn, 78, of Oil City, passed away Jan. 13, 2022. She is survived by her husband, Ernest “Bucky” Butryn, and her two children, Tom and Dave.

Wilfred A. “Spike” Sudekum,84, of Mentor, formerly of Oil City, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022, at the David Simpson Hospice House in Cleveland.

Scott A. Salser, retired vocal music instructor from Indiana, and formerly of Knox, passed from this life into eternity in heaven on Saturday, Dec. 18, 2021, at 2 p.m. from complications due to COVID pneumonia.

John V. Perkins, 86, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022, at Country Acres Personal Care Home in Titusville.

John J. McMillen III, 59, of Cranberry, died unexpectedly of natural causes at his home on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022.

Patricia K. Klingler, 57, of Knox passed away on Jan. 11, 2022 at the Clarion Hospital following a brief illness.

Homer Dean Merwin, 89, of Terwilliger Rd. Parker, Perryville, passed away early Wednesday morning, Jan. 12, 2022 at Shippenville Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.

Blanche E. Kemmer, 93, of Kingsville, passed away early Wednesday morning, Jan. 12, 2022 at the Brookville Hospital.

Bonita L. “Bonnie” Rice, 69, of Clarion, passed away early Tuesday morning, Jan. 11, 2022 at the Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh following a lengthy illness.

Carol A. Pikna, 78, of Oil City, passed away peacefully Monday, Jan. 10, 2022 at UPMC Northwest in Seneca.

Lillian A. Drozdo, 81, of Seneca, went Home to her Lord and Savior Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 11, 2022 at UPMC Northwest in Seneca.

George D. Boyer, 73, of Armstrong Rd., Centerville passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022 at his residence.

Robert L. Jackson, 81, of Rocky Grove, passed away on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022 at home, with his wife of 57 years and his daughter by his side. For the past five years, he struggled with the effects of pulmonary fibrosis, asbestosis, and COPD.

Rebecca J. Beach, 81, a resident of 119 Wood Road, Franklin, went home to be with the Lord at 5:16 a.m. Monday, Jan. 10, 2022.

Gary McFadden, 65, of Oil City, passed away Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, at UPMC Northwest, Seneca.

Dana L. Myers, 64, of Knox, passed away Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, after a 14 year battle with lymphoma.

Laura Jean Gesin, 57, of Polk, passed away Monday evening, Jan. 10, 2022, at Polk Center where she has been residing since she was a little girl.

Alfred Kelso, 70, of Brookville passed from this life to the next on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022.

On Monday, Jan 10, 2022, Arthur E. Yingling Sr. entered heaven. He peacefully passed away in his sleep at the Southwoods assisted living facility in Titusville.

Carol A. Pikna, 78, of Oil City, passed away peacefully, Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, at UPMC Northwest in Seneca.

Gloria A. Fenton, 94, of Titusville, passed away Friday morning Jan. 7, 2022, at Southwoods Assisted Living Community.