Archive - Jun 22, 2014
Members of the Rossiter Miners â€” decked out in their pink uniforms â€” posed for a photo at this weekendâ€™s Cancer Awareness Tournament in Rossiter, at which Federation League teams came together to help raise money for a good cause. Pictured with the team are representatives of Lisaâ€™s Ladybug Patient Care Fund, an organization that assists those who are undergoing cancer treatments (front, from left) Connie Shick, Lori Gardner, Lesa Walker, Brandi Walker and Lori Ebel. Proceeds from the tournament went to Lisaâ€™s Ladybugs.
For more from the tourney, see Monday's print edition of The Spirit.
Laura M. â€śLollyâ€ť Carr, 70, Ridgway, died Friday, June 20, 2014, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.
She was born April 25, 1944, in Brookville, a daughter of the late Thornton B. and Bernice L. (Fitzgerald) McNeil.
On Sept. 26, 1963, she married Peter S. Carr, who survives.
She was an avid artist, cook and baker and enjoyed watching the Food Network. But most of all, she loved being a grandmother.
She was the local Red Cross representative for the Ridgway area and a former Worthy Advisor for the International Order of Rainbow for Girls.
Esther Marlene Pounds, Cherokee Indian, never looked her age, awesome cook, many names, and mom, died Friday, June 20, 2014.
Esther, aka Marlene, aka Tine, aka Mom, was best known for her stubborn, independent personality. It may have seemed she wanted your opinion, but she didnâ€™t. Tine knew what she was going to do whether anyone agreed or not. This explains the thick headedness of all her children.