Indiana Gazette from Indiana, Pennsylvania on September 17, 1990 · Page 4
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Indiana, Pennsylvania
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Monday, September 17, 1990
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Page 4 —Thursday, September 18, 2003 REGION jlnbtmta <Saz<tte Obituaries Elizabeth Dunn Elizabeth Janet Dunn, 85, Indiana, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2003, at Bethany Place. She was born Sept. 30,1917, in Hammond, Ind., a daughter of John and Miriam Levy Felsecker. Mrs. Dunn was a member of St. Bernard of Clairvaux Roman Catholic Church, Indiana, where she was active in the Catholic Daughters of America, BPOE 931 Auxiliary, AARP 2581, the YMCA and numerous bridge clubs. She also volunteered with the Indiana Hospital Auxiliary, Meals on Wheels and the Visiting Nurse Association. A resident of the Indiana area since 1955, she worked for Indiana University of Pennsylvania in the Special Education and Clinical Services Department before her retirement in 1981. She enjoyed swimming, golf, bowling, playing cards and traveling. Surviving are two sons and a daughter: Brian G. Dunn and his wife, Patty, Milwaukee, Wis.; Robert J. Dunn and his wife, Bonnie, Pittsford, N.Y.; Elizabeth "Betsy" Bennett and her husband, Scottie, Charlotte, N.C.; seven grandchildren; four great- grandchildren and a sister, Joann Hanink, Lansing, 111. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Gordon Dunn in 1989; and two sisters, Mary Evelyn Van Senus and Esther Jane Burton. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Bowser-Minich Funeral Home, Indiana. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Bernard of Clairvaux Roman Catholic Church. Interment will be private. Memorial contributions-may be made to the VNA/Hospice Foundation, 860 Hospital Road, Suite 3000, Indiana, PA 15701. William Steffy Sr. William A. Steffy Sr., 71, of Warren, Ohio, died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2003, at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation from the consequences of a fall. He was born Jan. 20, 1932, in Indiana, the son of John A. and Dorothy Kephart Steffy. He had lived in the Warren area for48V4 years. Mr. Steffy was a welder operator for General Motors for 28 years before retiring in January 1999. He graduated from Marion Center High School and served with the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a member of the First Community Church of the Nazarene and a past member of the Mahoning Valley Woodcarvers Association. He is survived by his wife, the former Mary M. Reefer, whom he married June 5, 1955; a son, William A. Steffy Jr., Hammond, Ind.; a daughter, Valerie A. Steffy, Warren, Ohio; a granddaughter; a brother, Raymond L. Steffy, Erie, and a sister, Jean S. Good, Erie. Friends will be received Monday at the First Community Church of the Nazarene from 4 to 6 p.m., the time of the memorial service. Arrangements are being handled by the Carl W. Hall Funeral Home, Warren, Ohio. Memorial contributions may • be made to the building fund of the First Community Church of the Nazarene, 1822 Niles Vienna Road, Niles, Ohio 44446. Clarisa Sferro Clarisa L. "Clara" Coradini Sferro, 95, Blairsville, died on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2003, at Beacon Ridge in Indiana. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Shoemaker Funeral Home Inc., Blairsville. A wake service will be held at the funeral home at 8:30 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 10 a.m. Monday in the SS. Simon & Jude Roman Catholic Church in Blairsville with Fr. Chester J. Raimer as celebrant. Interment will be in Blairsville Cemetery. A complete obituary will be published in the Friday edition of the Gazette. Virginia Caldwell Virginia Mitchell Caldwell, 87, Blairsville, died Wednesday, Sept 17, 2003, at the Keeper of the Flame, Blairsville. She was bom July 18, 1916, in Punxsutawney, a daughter of Clark and Inga Johnson Scott Mrs. Caldwell lived most of her life in Indiana County, where she was a homemaker and a member of the Calvary Presbyterian Church. She is survived by one son, Daniel S. Mitchell and his wife, Gwendolyn B., San Antonio, and two stepchildren, Barbara Caldwell, Home, and Robert Caldwell, Florida. She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, John Simpson Mitchell; her second husband, J. Richard Caldwell, and two brothers, Melville and Donald Scott Friends will be received from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, the time of service, at Robinson-Lytle Inc., Indiana. The Rev. James D. Patten will officiate, and interment will be made in Circle Hill Cemetery, Punxsutawney. Memorial contributions will be made to the Calvary Presbyterian Church, 695 School St., Indiana, PA 15701. Henry Taylor Henry Edward Taylor, 60, of Homer City died Tuesday, Sept 16,2003, at his home. A son of Robert E. and Edna Bier Taylor, he was born Dec. 25, 1942, in lagonier Township. Mr. Taylor was a member of the Homer City American Legion Post 493, Club Savoy and the Coral-Graceton Sportsmen's Club. He had worked as a carpenter and was a military veteran, having served in the U.S. Army. Surviving are two sons: Scott Taylor and Chris Taylor, both of Johnstown; four sisters: Mary Austin and her husband, Gary, New Florence; Agnes M.' Barn-' hart, Blairsville; Edna Tosh and her husband, Earl, and Henrietta Wisner, all of Ligonier; two brothers, John Taylor, Tallahassee, Fla., and Earl Taylor, Latrobe; a special friend, Vivian Dudash, Coy; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Sarah Critchfield and Nellie Warren; and three brothers, Robert, Jim and Harry. Friends will be received today at the Shoemaker Funeral Hohie,i^ Blairsville, from 2 to 4 p.m., the time of a funeral service with the Rev. Jeffrey L. Ruff officiating. Interment will be in the Luther Chapel Cemetery, Coral. To view the online obituary, sign the guest registry or send condolences, visit www.shoe William Trimble William P. "Ace" Trimble, 54, of Blairsville, died Wednesday, Sept 17, 2003, at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh. He was born June 21, 1949, in Indiana, the son of James Valgene and Flora E. McCreary Trimble. Mr. Trimble lived his entire life in Indiana County, where he was district manager in circulation for the Green sburg Tribune Review. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He attended Christian Missionary Alliance Church and was a member of the United Commercial Travelers and the Homer City VFW. He was a bowling enthusiast and will always be a beloved son, brother and uncle. Survivors include his mother, of Blairsville; two sisters: Rose Marie Christy and her husband Clair, of Indiana, and Arlene Boyd, of Rochester Mills; one niece, Elizabeth Boyd, Rochester Mills; two nephews, Brian Christy, Bridgeville, and Jonathon Christy, Indiana, and a number of aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by. his father and infant brother, David Lee Trimble. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Robinson-Lytle Inc., where fu- .neral services will be held 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Interment will be in Oakland Cemetery. Tomorrow's funerals ADVERSJ1SING MANAGERS MEET — The Interstate Advertising Managers Association is holding its 75th annual meeting in Indiana at the Holiday Inn through Friday. Representatives from 14 newspapers across the state will be in attendance to hear a series or speakers representing many facets of the newspaper industry relate the importance of advertising to them. From left are, Bob Yesilonis, Advertising/Marketing Director of The Indiana Gazette; speaker Dr. Robert J. Ackerman of Indiana University of Pennsylvania; Mike Joyce of The Republican & Herald, Pottsville; Michael Donnelly, President and Publisher of The Indiana Gazette; and Anne Chubb of the Reading Eagle, Reading. The organization is based on friendly discussions and learning from each other, me organization also looks to the future in providing two scholarships yearly to students involved in the news and marketing areas. (Gazette photo by Tom Peel) Substance abuse prevention materials made available Armstrong-Indiana Intermediate Unit 28 offers local school districts educational services aimed at preventing the use of drugs and alcohol among students. Members of the Intermediate Unit's board of directors learned about ARIN's Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Prevention Program during its regular meeting Tuesday. Making the presentation Was Katherine M. Monko, ARIN program coordinator, who said the program educates students on the benefits of a healthy, constructive lifestyle, while helping them build skills in decision making, communication, refusing drugs and alcohol and stress management. ARIN offers trie curriculum to local school districts at no Charge,,, .,. , , ri In other business Tuesday, the ARIN board: • Accepted the resignations of Loretta M. Ravotti, part-time instructor in Adult Programs, and Patricia L. Saxion, part-time visi- ARIN tor in the Parent-Child Home Program. • Hired Stephanie Jake, gifted- support teacher, at an annual salary of $40,649, replacing Connie M. Marr. • Hired the following people as visitors in the Parent-Child Home Program at a rate of $10 per hour: Casey Brady, Beverly Chekan, Kimberly Covato, Karen Frank, Patricia Gardner and Barbara Ruff for Indiana County and Selena Hoyak, Nichole Novak, Jean Reesman, Stephanie Reesman and Crystal Taylor for Armstrong County. • Authorized, an internship for, Alaina Fennel in- the School and Community Services Programs from Aug. 27 to Dec.-2, under the, supervision of Monko. Fennel is a student at Indiana University of Pennsylvania majoring in child development and family relations. The internship is at no cost to ARIN. ADAMS, Carol, 11 a.m., Bowser- Minich Funeral Home, Indiana HOUSER, B. Dean, 11 a.m., Kennedy & Blodgett Funeral Home, Kittanning Sim Mildred Roselene "Mid," 10 a.m., Curran Funeral Home, Saltsburg Briefs Jacobs Brothers in concert The Jacobs Brothers of Dillsburg, veterans in gospel music, will appear at Little Mahoning Bible Camp at 6 p.m. Saturday. The group is comprised of Bob and Mike Jacobs, original members of the group that started in 1962, and Mike Lawver, who joined the group in 1972. For more information, call Corbin Jack at (724) 354-2643. Block party cancelled The Blairsville Free Methodist Church has cancelled Saturday's block party. Instead, the church will be providing hot dogs, sauerkraut, chips, cookies and drinks for those attending the celebration to honor Jeremy Feldbusch. Rayne Township tax notice The Rayne Township residents are reminded that Tuesdayis the last day to pay 2003 school real estate taxes at the 2 percent discount amount. The office will be open Tuesday from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Republican Women meet The Indiana Council of Republican Women will meet Tuesday at Eat'N Park Restaurant at 6:30 p.m. An optional dinner begins at 5:30 p.m. Guest speaker Elsie Young, director of the Pennsylvania Council of Republican Women, will report on the recent state convention in Harrisburg. The Nov. 4 election will be discussed. All Republican women are welcome. Contact Helen Henry, president of Republican Women, at (814) 743-5251 or Elsie Young at (724) 465-8531 for more information. Food distributions The Indiana County Community Action Program will hold food distributions Wednesday at the following times and locations: • 1 to 3 p.m. at the Banks Township Municipal building for residents of Banks Township and Glen Campbell Borough. • 10 a.m. to noon at the Commodore Community Building for Green Township. • 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Plumville Presbyterian Church on Main Street for South and West Mahoning townships and Smicksburg borough. Contact ICCAP at (724) 463-7440 for more information. Coats for Kids drive The Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary is currently conducting its annual Coats for Kids Drive. Warm winter outerwear, including jackets, coats, and boots, is being collected. The greatest need is for sizes 8 to 18. Items should be in good condition; hew coats will be accepted. Items may be dropped off at the Salvation Army, 635 Water St., Indiana. Those in need of a coat can call the Salvation Army at (724) 465-2530. Organ concert set for Saturday * IUP News Service ?A The Carol Teti Memorial Scholarship Committee will hold a fall . organ scholarship fund-raising '^ conceit and reception Sunday at !!j 3 p.m. in Zion Lutheran Church, j, I Sixth and Church streets, Indi- . . ana. The program, "Praise God with .' (j Stringed Instruments and!.^ Organ," will feature Stanley L. .^j' Chepaitis, violin; Linda G. Jen-.' ' nings, cello; and Christine M. - }0 Clewell, organ. C . A The concert will be followed by ^. a wine and cheese reception "^ hosted by the Washills in the par- f |j. sonage. The concert is free. The ( . v[ . reception, with cheeses fur- ,-,'[' nished by Sanso's and wines r ,.. from Windgate Winery, is $15 per ,'.'; person. Reservations for the re- . ); ception are being accepted by,^ Olive Fornear, 411 Poplar Avenue, Apt. 5, Indiana. Nine years ago, through the inspiration of the late Dr. Carol'.. Teti, a scholarship fund was ere- ' \ ated to promote the study of.',-. organ at IUP. In tribute to her ., memory and her legacy, the^' organ scholarship committee -',.!• continues her vision by present- } y , ing events to raise funds for the . scholarship. '.'^ For more information, contact '.. ' Dr. Clewell at (724) 357-2390. •' • Authorized a part-time AmeriCorps internship for Meghan Morrow, who will assist staff members, tutors and students with computer activities to supplement their courses for 20 hours a week from Sept. 17,2003, through Sept. 11,2004. A student at IUP, Morrow will be supervised by Elizabeth Duncan, ARIN program coordinator; Vicki Stelma, ARIN literacy specialist; and the Pennsylvania Mountain Service Corps staff. The internship will cost a onetime stipend of $2,000. • Voted to continue the following grants: an adult-basic-education/ general-equivalency- diplo ma grant in the amount of $214,384, an adult literacy grant . in the amount of. $68,372 and,a;,, consolidated--• familyv literacy r grant in the amo.unt.of $382,100. , Each of the [grants ,was issued, by the Adult Basic and Literacy Education Bureau of the Pennsylvania Department of Education and is effective July 1, 2003, through June 30,2004. — Elaine Jacobs Safety seat training planned IUP News Service Help for those who want to help others correctly use child safety seats is available through the Indiana Regional Highway Safety Project at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and the Indiana County Chapter of Safe Kids. A one-day child-passenger- safety program is being offered at the Highway Safety Center on Oct. 4 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with registration beginning at 8 a.m. This eight-hour workshop will enable agency representatives and other community volunteers to help children travel more safe- iy- Instruction will come from nationally certified child passenger safety technicians and a certified instructor. Attire for the day should be casual, comfortable clothing and attendees should dress for the weather for outside exercises. Completion of this program will qualify participants to assist at car-seat checkpoints scheduled throughout the year. There is no charge for the class. Participants will provide their own lunch. For more information or to register for the class, call Toy at (724) 357-4877 or (800) 896-7703. Deaths elsewhere By The Associated Press Louis Goodman ATLANTA — Louis Goodman, one of few remaining World War I veterans, died Tuesday of cancer. He was 106. Goodman was among the nation's oldest members of Jewish War Veterans, said Herb Rosen- bleeth of Washington, executive director of Jewish War Veterans of the USA. There are fewer than 200 living World War I veterans in 'the nations-according to the De- 'partment ofVete'rans Affairs.' ' ' ' At 105, Goodman celebrated ' ! his 'birthday with a hot air balloon ride. "His only complaint '• was that it did not take him up high enough," said his daughter, Shirley Siegel of Atlanta. Goodman was born in Ukraine. The family came to the United States to escape poverty and pogroms against Jews in Russia, Siegel said. He became a citizen when he ' was drafted into the U.S. Army and served as a medic in France for a few months until the war ended, said his son-in-law, , Harold Siegel. u fj Jyun"Curly"Hirota I HONOLULU — Jyun "Curly" Hirota, a former University of Hawaii baseball coach and professional baseball player in Japan, died Sept. 10. He was 81. Hirota played football and baseball at the University of Hawaii and was co-captain of the football team in his final season. In the summer of 1948, he was a member of the Hawaii All-Star Baseball team that toured the mainland playing against the Harlem Globetrotters, a team famous for basketball that also played baseball. In 1952, he accepted an offer to play with the Tokyo Giants. As the starting catcher, he helped the Giants win the Central League championship and the Japan World Series in 1952 through 1955. Hirota coached the UH baseball team in 1965,1966 and 1967. In 1970, he became the farm team manager of the Japanese professional baseball team Kin- tetsu Buffalos and led the farm team to its first championship in 23 years. He returned to Hawaii in 1973 and worked as events manager for Aloha Stadium. 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