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February 13th

Donald Joseph Giovanetti, 70

February 14, 2011

Donald Joseph Giovanetti, 70, Brookville, died Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011, at home.

A son of the late Joseph J. And Anna Catherine (Lominski) Giovanetti, Mr. Giovanetti was born Oct. 17, 1940, in Braddock.

A retired newspaper printer in the Pittsburgh area, Mr. Giovanetti formerly resided in the Turtle Creek-Monroeville area. For the past two years, he has resided with his sister Marie E. Smith in the Coolspring area.

February 11th

John Robert Zanaglio, 81

February 12, 2011

John Robert Zanaglio, 81, Punxsutawney, died Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011, at his residence with family by his side.

He was born March 24, 1929, in DeLancey, a son of the late Bartolo and Julia (Cappa) Zanaglio.

May 16, 1951, he married Beverly L. Ott, who survives.

Mr. Zanaglio was a lifetime member of St. Joseph Polish Club, F.O.E. Eagles, and he had served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, spending his time in Germany.

He retired from PennDOT District 10 in 1990.

February 10th

Karen Diane Edwards, 66

February 11, 2011

Karen Diane Edwards, 66, El Monte, Calif., died Friday, Feb. 4, 2011, at Arcadia Methodist Hospital in Arcadia, Calif.

She was born April 24, 1944, in Sarasota, Fla., the daughter of James E. and Faye (Young) Martz, who survive.

Sept. 16, 1967, she married Thomas G. Edwards, El Monte, Calif., who survives.

A member of the St. James Lutheran Church of Ringgold, Mrs. Edwards was retired after 45 years of teaching.

Fred C. Kammerdiener, 74

February 11, 2011

Fred C. Kammerdiener, 74, Northpoint, died Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011, at the Select Specialty Hospital in Latrobe.

He was born May 1, 1936, in Putneyville, a son of the late Harold L. and Dorothy Marie (Lorigan) Kammerdiener.

June 1, 1963, he married Louise Kunselman, who survives.

Mr. Kammerdiener served his country in the U.S. Navy.

He worked in the mining industry in all aspects for more than 30 years, including several years working with and for his father and his company. He retired in 1994 due to a mining accident.

Theo C. Miller, 75

February 11, 2011

Theo C. Miller, 75, Mahaffey, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

He was born April 20, 1935, in Mahaffey, a son of the late Oran and Della (Stagner) Miller.

Mr. Miller was married to Lornabelle (Hollen) Miller, who preceded him in death Oct. 29, 2006.

He was a journeyman lineman for Penelec and a member of IBEW Local No. 126 and No. 459. He enjoyed working, hunting, feeding his turkeys and was always willing to help his family and friends.

February 9th

Victoria Joan Basile, 93

February 10, 2011

Victoria Joan Basile, 93, Punxsutawney, died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011.

Mrs. Basile will be remembered as a wonderful woman with a great love for her family, her friends and her faith. She was a sweet, kind lady who thought of everyone before herself. She was always positive and fun-loving. Optimism and laughter were important ingredients in her good life. She was a fabulous cook; enjoyed playing cards and always laughed gleefully when she won; was a loyal Steelers fan; and always made every family birthday and holiday a special, memorable occasion.

Daniel Johnson, 68

February 10, 2011

Daniel Johnson, 68, Punxsutawney, died Monday, Feb. 7, 2010, at his home.

He was born Feb. 22, 1942, in Buffalo N.Y., a son of the late Daniel and Ruth (Brown) Johnson Mannerberg.

Mr. Johnson was a laborer.

Surviving relatives include a brother, David L. Johnson and wife Cindy of Punxsutawney; three sisters, Donna L. Lorelli and husband Dick of Anita, Darlene Milliron and husband Dallas of Punxsutawney, and Debbie K. Means and husband Bob of Punxsutawney; and several nieces and nephews.

Margaret M. Moran, 72

February 10, 2011

Margaret M. Moran, 72, Ridgway, died peacefully Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011, at Elk Haven Nursing Home, after a long illness of rheumatoid arthritis.

She was born Aug. 24, 1938, in Punxsutawney, a daughter of the late James B. and Gertrude O. (O’conner) Quinlisk.

July 4, 1959, she married John T. Moran, who survives.

Mrs. Moran resided in Ridgway since 1967 and was a member of St. Leo Catholic Church, the IU9 Advisory Committee, the PTA and the Eagles Club Auxillary.

She was a homemaker.

February 8th

Kathryn L. Mills, 92

February 9, 2011

Kathryn L. Mills, 92, Punxsutawney (Fairview), died Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011, at Laurelbrooke Landing, Brookville.

She was born Feb. 4, 1919, in Tylersburg, a daughter of the late Frank and Ruth Fraizer.

Aug. 8, 1936, she married James Robert Mills, who preceded her in death Sept. 4, 1993.

Mrs. Mills was a former employee of Loree Footwear, Grant’s and worked at the family fruit stand.

She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, and enjoyed playing the piano and listening to people sing.

February 6th

Elmer L. Hughes, 88

February 7, 2011

Elmer L. Hughes, 88, Westover, passed away Friday, Feb. 4, 2011, at Clearfield Hospital.
 
Mr. Hughes was born Sept. 5, 1922. in La Jose, a son of the late Bert J. Hughes and Willimina (Young) Hughes.
 
He married Beverly June (Cullen) Hughes, May 12, 1951, who survives.

He was a member of the East Ridge United Methodist Church, the Harmony Grange # 1201, Coalport Lodge # 574 and F.A.M. 33rd Degree.

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