Archive - Oct 19, 2012 - Obituary
George Steven Barenick, 90, Indiana, passed away Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, at his residence.
He was born April 27, 1922, in Rossiter, Pa., a son of Parencik and Anna (Veselenak) Barenick.
George was employed for several years at U.S. Steel as a crane operator.
After his retirement from U.S. Steel, he continued to work as a carpenter and also provided maintenance for the railroad.
He served during World War II in the Army as a chauffeur for an Army major and general.
At one time, George was on the same ship as Winston Churchill.
Marcia L. (Reid) Etherson, 79, Cranberry Township, died Friday, Oct. 19, 2012, at VNA Inpatient Hospice, Butler.
She was born Feb. 6, 1933, in Punxsutawney, a daughter of the late Alexander P. and Virginia (Kellert) Reid.
On May 8, 1953, in DuBois, she married Francis T. Etherson.
She lived in St. Marys for more than 30 years and was a homemaker.
She was a member of Shiloh Presbyterian Church of St. Marys; a member of several bridge clubs and a local Quilt Guild; a volunteer knitter for the Andrew Kaul Memorial Hospital Auxiliary; and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star.
Lenard L. McMillen, 70, of Mahaffey, passed away after an extended illness on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, at DuBois Regional Medical Center.
He was born Jan. 14, 1942, in Punxsutawney, a son of the late Norman McMillen and Ruth (Burkett) McMillen.
He married the love of his life, Diane "Kitten" (Painter) McMillen, of Mahaffey, on Aug. 13, 1966.
He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served during Vietnam.
Mr. McMillen worked for the Wal-Mart Distribution Center before retiring.
He attended the First Assembly of God Church in Punxsutawney.