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Barbara A. Kennis, 63

May 27, 2013

Barbara A. Kennis, 63, of Mercer, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, May 24, 2013, at Grove City Medical Center.  

Barbara was born Dec. 1, 1949, in Kane, Pa., a daughter of George R. and Margaret (Zemlin) Jerko.

She graduated from Punxsutawney Area High School class of 1967 and cum laude from Indiana

University of Pennsylvania class of 1971.

Barbara worked 25 years as a teacher for the Mercer Area School District.

On July 18, 1970, she married her husband, Michael P. Kennis, who survives, at home.

Ervin J. Schlabach, 68

May 27, 2013

Ervin J. Schlabach, 68, of Rossiter, died Monday, May 27, 2013, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.

He was born June 7, 1944, in Middlefield, Ohio, a son of the late John E. and Emma M. (Miller) Schlabach.

He was the husband of the former Katie Byler. She survives.

Mr. Schlabach enjoyed spending his time with his horses, fishing and his dog, Shorty.

He was a very kind-hearted man with a sense of humor.

He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

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