Indiana Gazette from Indiana, Pennsylvania on September 18, 1990 · Page 4
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Page 4 — Friday, September 19, 2003 REGION jittbiana (gazette v Obituaries Elizabeth Dunn Elizabeth Janet Dunn, 85, Indiana, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2003, at Bethany Place, Indiana. 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. today at the Bowser-Minich Funeral Home, Indiana. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Bernard of Clairvaux Roman Cathplic Church.Jatefment.will, be private. ".' Memorial contributions may' be made to the. VNA/Hospice Foundation, 860 Hospital Road, Suite 3000, Indiana, PA 15701. Clarisa Sferro Clarisa L. "Clara" Coradini Sferro, 95, of Blairsville, died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2003, in Beacon Ridge, Indiana. She was born June 20, 1907, in Deny Township, Westmoreland County, a daughter of Dominic and Marie Dellasanta Coradini. Mrs. Sferro was a member of SS. Simon & Jude Roman Catholic Church, 55 and over of the church, Catholic Daughters of America Court St. Theresa #562, Italian Mutual Aid Society Auxiliary and Woodmen of the World 1945, all of Blairsville. She was also a member of the Lanin- ni Council 10, Bloomfield. She is survived by her husband of 68 years, Paul P. Sferro, whom she married Aug. 1, 1935; two sons: Robert Sferro and his wife, Karla, of Cincinnati, Ohio; and Peter R. Sferro and his wife, Jo, of Rochester, Mich.; two daughters: Paula Austin and her husband, William; of Boynton Beach, Fla.; and Regina Oswalt and her husband, Edward, of Virginia Beach, Va.; 11 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Sferro was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers: Sylvester and Anthony; and two sisters: Marietta Belematti and Lottie Goss. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Shoemaker Funeral Home Inc., Blairsville. The rosary will be re- citcd in the funeral home at 3 p.m. Sunday and a wake service will be held at 8:30 p.m. A funeral Mass will be celebrated 10 a.m. Monday in the SS. Simon & Jude Roman Catholic Church with Father Chester J. Raimer as celebrant. Interment will be in Blairsville Cemetery, Blairsville. To view the online obituary, sign the guest registry or send condolences, visit www.shoe makerfli-m onuments. com. Tomorrow's funerals CALDWELL, Virginia, 11 a.m., Robinson-Lytle Inc., Indiana DUNN, Elizabeth Janet, 10 a.m., St. Bernard of Clairvaux Roman Catholic Church (Bowser-Minich Funeral Home), Indian a TRIMBLE, William P. "Ace," 1:30 p.m., Robinson-Lytle Inc., Indiana Anna Price Anna Mary "Molly" Price, 90, a resident of Menno Haven Nursing Home, Chambersburg, formerly of Carson's Mobile Home Park, died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2003, at the nursing home. She was born April 13,1913, in Avorunore, a daughter of Edward and GertrudeThounhurst. Mrs. Price belonged to the First Church of God, Chambersburg, where she was a member of the Ever Faithful class. She retired as a houseparent from Scotland School for Veterans' Children. She was also employed at Hoffman Home and Wilson College. Mrs. Price is survived by a son, David G. and his wife, Leigh; two grandchildren: Cameron W and Matthew W; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herman M. Price, who passed away in Jurie 1979; three sisters; and two brothers. She was the last of her immediate family. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Church of God, 339 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg, PA 17201. Arrangements are being handled by the Cremation Society of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg. William Trimble William E '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 Greensburg 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 aunt's 1 *"uncles:''arid' 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. today at Robinson-Lytle Inc., where funeral services will be held 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Interment will be in Oakland Cemetery. www. robinsonlytleinc. com Theresa Shields Theresa B. Nagg Shields, 66, of Indiana, died Friday, Sept. 19, 2003, at her home. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Bence-Mihalcik Funeral Home, Indiana. A complete obituary will be published in tomorrow's Gazette. Blairsville to start crime watch BLAIRSVILLE—The Blairsville Borough Police will be starting a Neighborhood Crime Watch Program with the first meeting Thursday Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. in the council chambers of the borough office on East Market Street. The first meeting will be to discuss the program and determine public interest. Participation is necessary for the program, and a chairperson for each ward will need to be selected. Interested residents are encouraged to attend the meeting. Monthly meetings will begin at 6:30 p.m., and a program will follow at 7 p.m. Each month a new topic will be discussed, including elderly abuse, drug abuse, individual protection against crime, rape awareness, firearm safety, bike safety and child seats and seatbelt safety. Author night SALTSBURG — Saltsburg Free Library's Evening Author Series will present local author Aaron Buterbaugh on Wednesday, Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. Buterbaugh, who writes horror novels as Wade Hunter, will read selections from his latest novel, "Judgment:" Signed copies of "Judgment" will be available for sale. Ed Zalewski, environmental compliance engineer, left, and Bob Hundley, plant manager, accepted Fisher Scientific's award for the company's new parts washer, shown behind them. (Gazette photo by Tom Peel) Watershed, Fisher lauded for environmental care Continued from page 1 cooperative venture by the watershed association, Edison and the DEE' The association received $1.03 million in state Growing Greener funds — the largest single Growing Greener grant awarded to an Indiana County group — to help build the system. The passive, all-gravity-flow system uses no pumps and no electricity. Up to 1,000 gallons per minute of acidic water pours out of the old mine and flows through a series of three ponds. . In the second pond the mine water filters through layers of mushroom and cow manure, hardwood chips, hay and limestone before flowing into a settling pond and then through a natural wetlands before entering Two lick Reservoir. Bob Eppley, the watershed Deaths elsewhere By The Associated Press Slim Dusty . ; SYT^NEY c ,,,Aus;ralia_., . ^ traliari country rnusic'singer Slirri Dusty, whose cowboy songs captured the laid-back culture of the Outback, died Friday of cancer, his record company said. He was 76. Dusty was born David Gordon Kirkpatrick in 1927 in the northeastern coastal town of Kempsey, and grew up on a dairy farm in nearby Nulla Nulla Creek. At age 10 he wrote his first song, "The Way The Cowboy Dies," and a year later renamed himself Slim Dusty. He went on to become one of the most prolific and biggest-selling recording artists in Australia. He recorded 105 albums, and was recording his 106th when he died. The singer/songwriter, who performed with just a guitar and his trademark cowboy hat, signed his first recording contract • in 1946. He performed dozens of concerts across the nation each year, often playing with his family. Hugh Powers HOUSTON— Hugh Powers, retired associate editor of the Houston Chronicle, died Wednesday of a heart attack. He was 76. Powers' career at the Chronicle ran from 1964 to his retirement in 1995. He was assistant city editor, business editor and features editor before promotion to associate editor in 1972. As chief of the Chronicle editorial board, Powers argued unrelentingly behind the scenes for his conservative positions, according to former co-workers, but honored differing views even when the board's consensus was against him. Following a brief stint with the Washington Daily News, he returned to Houston and joined the Chronicle. Survivors include two daughters. group's president, said the former mining company treated the discharge water chemically for many years before the company went out of business. The current passive treatment system of ponds was quickly designed and built to replace the chemical treatment in order to protect the water supply source of the Pennsylvania-American Water Company downstream from the discharge site. Eppley said the chemical and passive treatment of the escaping mine water has significantly improved Two Lick's water quality, and the reservoir is again a warm-water fishery. Fisher Scientific's plant in White Township won an award in the resource protection category by replacing its three-stage metal parts washer unit with a more efficient stainless steel unit. The upgrade resulted in a near- ly total elimination of the plant's waste discharges regulated by its National Pollutant Discharge Elimination permit. The average decrease in water usage from August 2002 until now is about 57 percent, with an 82-percent reduction in the daily water discharge from the facility and a zero discharge for metal washing pollutants. That equates to an average decrease of 294,000 gallons of water per month discharged to the local stream and a 100-percent decrease in the pounds of priority pollutants being discharged. In addition, chemical usage in the washer has been reduced by about 74 percent, decreasing the potential for chemical spills or releases. Residual waste generated by the washer has decreased by about 71 percent on a daily basis. Briefs Car show Sunday in Punxsutawney The 26th annul Punxsutawney Region AACA car show and flea market will be held Sunday at the Marion Center Park Hall in Marion .Center. Food and entertainment will available. •*•••• •. .;Ih adcUtion;tp<lhe,regular,ju'dged classes); a'.special ."People's. Choice Award" will be presented with all proceeds benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Indiana County. Admission is free. Flea '"fHarket spots are available; for $5. For more information call Paul Weston at (724) 397-9224. United Way spaghetti night CLYMER — The United Way of Indiana County will hold Luigi's Spaghetti Night on Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Luigi's Ristorante in Clymer. The cost for the event is $7. Red Cross seeks donations The Indiana County Chamber of the American Red Cross has issued an appeal for contributions to the National Disaster Fund. Hurricane Isabel caused major problems on the East Coast, and remnants of the hurricane are expected to affect a wide area, including western Pennsylvania. All Red Cross chapters in the United States have been given a disaster assistance goal. According to Sally Zellem, executive director of the local chapter, the goal assigned Indiana County is $13,000. Donations earmarked for "National Disaster" can be sent to the American Red Cross, 728 Church St., Indiana, PA 15701. This special appeal is not part of the United Way fall campaign but is conducted with the approval of the United Way. Blood count The Indiana County Chapter of the American Red Cross sponsored four blood drives last week. On Sept 11 atTadd's Country Kitchen, 29 pints of blood were donated. Tadd's Country Kitchen provided publicity, volunteers and cookies. Tate's Market in Clymer provided ham salad and bread for the blood donors. Keiko Varughese served as coordinator. On Sept. 15 at the Creekside Volunteer Fire Department, 26 pints of blood were donated. Subway provided a sub variety platter. Keiko Varughese served as coordinator. On Sept. 15 at Indiana Eagles FOE 1468, 70 pints of blood were donated. Cunningham Meats, Giant Eagle and the Eagles Ladies Auxiliary provided refreshments for the canteen. Pat Simkins served as coordinator. On Sept. 18 atWyotech in Blairsville, 22 pints of blood were donated. The students and staff of Wyotech sponsored the drive. Cindy Bennett and Sharon Cecconi served as coordinators. Future opportunities to donate blood: • Today from 1 to 7 p.m. at Plumville Volunteer Fire Hall. • Tuesday from noon to 6 p.m. at the Blairsville Elks Lodge. • Sept. 27 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Indiana Mall. Individuals in generally good health, who are age 17 or older and weigh at least 105 pounds, may be eligible to donate blood. Marion Center tax notice MARION CENTER —Tuesday is the last day to pay school real estate tax at the discount amount in Marion Center Borough. Taxes can be mailed before Sept. 23 at the discount amount to PO Box 108, Marion Center, 15759. The tax office at 502 Manor Street, Marion Center, will also be open from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday. In the service Jeremy Leasure Jeremy Leasure, a 2003 Marion Center Area High School graduate, recently graduated from Army basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. Upon completion of ATT, he will return home and attend Indiana University of Pennsylvania, majoring in LEASURE criminology. Jeremy is the son of Dennis and Kim Leasure of Marion Center and is the grandson of June Ryen of Rochester Mills. Brock Beers Air Force Airman Brock Beers of Marion Center has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, in San Antonio, Texas. During training Beers qualified as an expert in marksmanship for small arms. He will continue his training in Maryland for aircraft metals technology and then pursue a degree in welding engineering. Beers is the son of Brad and Sheryl Beers of Marion Center and a graduate of Marion Center High School. Shawn Bronson Private first class Shawn Dale Bronson of Creekside recently completed individual infantry training and received his Blue Infantry Cord and Cross Rifles at the Infantry Training Brigade course in Fort Benning, Ga. He is a member of the Pennsylvania National Guard, Alpha Company, First Battalion, 110 th Infantry in Indi: ana. He is employed by Citizen's Ambulance and recently finished EMT training. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Howard D. Bronson of Creekside. BEERS BRONSON YMCA to | start water j programs I The Indiana County YMCA is offering a variety of water programs this month. • Scuba Class — A five-week Scuba class will be offered, beginning Thursday from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. The course will be conducted by Underwater Adventures and will include classroom, pool and open water training. All participants will get to use the scuba equipment for pool sessions. After the first pool session, the participants will need to purchase their own mask, snorkel and fins. All interested participants are required to register at the YMCA for the program. Enrollment will be limited to the first 10 people to register, and two participants are needed to run the class. • Stroke Clinic — This one- week session will begin Monday and will run from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. 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