Local news Thursday, Jan. 25, 2001
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Gary Lewis Addicott
'80 Sharon High grad was Navy vet, worked in banking
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Gary Lewis Addicott, Jacksonville, formerly of Sharon, died unexpectedly Monday (1-22-01) in his home. He was 39.
Mr. Addicott was born Jan. 14, 1962, in Sharon to Walter and Trevelyn Jenkins Addicott.
A 1980 alumnus of Sharon High School, he attended the University of Alabama and was a Navy veteran.
Mr. Addicott lived and worked since 1988 in the banking business in Jacksonville.
Surviving are: his father, Walter Addicott, Sharon; a brother, Dennis Addicott, Fort Pierce, Fla.; three sisters, Trevelyn Karr, Charlottesville, Va.; Cynthia Spaid, Chesapeake, Va.; and Sherry Brandt, Tucson, Ariz.; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles.
He was preceded in death by his mother.
A funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday (1-26-01) in Jacksonville, with the Rev. Daniel Cody, pastor of St. Joseph's Church, Jacksonville, as celebrant.
Ethel Mae Borders
Packer at Prince of Peace was active in VFW auxiliary
A memorial service will be Saturday for Ethel Mae Borders, 911 Market St., Farrell. She died Monday morning (1-22-01) in her home. She was 65.
Mrs. Borders was born June 19, 1935, in Winnsboro, S.C., to James and Willie Mae Mitchell Kennedy.
She attended Farrell area schools and was a packer at the Prince of Peace Center, Farrell, for the Green Thumb Program.
Mrs. Borders was a charter member of the Ladies Auxiliary to Veterans of Foreign Wars New Murray Bell Post 7597, Farrell, for which she served as auxiliary guard for seven years and was a buddy poppy champion salesperson.
Her husband, Thomas E. Borders, died March 2, 1972.
Surviving are: a daughter, Rosa E. Borders Short; a son, Thomas E. Borders; and a sister, Janice M. Boulware, all Sharon; two brothers, David Kennedy, Sharon; and James Kennedy, Riverside, Calif.; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; and a son, James C. Borders, who died Oct. 21, 2000.
Nancy Irene Crill
Nancy Irene Crill, Grove City, died Wednesday (1-24-01) in her home. She was 99.
Obituary information was incomplete.
Louis Alexander Goncz
Republic Steel retiree was member of Brookfield church
Funeral will be Saturday for Louis Alexander Goncz, 1027 N. Albright-McKay Road, Brookfield. He died at 2:35 a.m. Wednesday (1-24-01) in O'Brien Memorial Nursing Home, Masury, after an extended illness. He was 85.
Mr. Goncz was born July 29, 1915, in Youngstown to Julius and Anna Kreitmayer Goncz.
He retired in 1972 after 30 years from the former Republic Steel, Warren, Ohio, for which he was a millwright.
An Army veteran, Mr. Goncz served in the Air Force during World War II.
He was a member of the former Brookfield Grange; and Brookfield Snowmobile Club; and was a past member of Free and Accepted Masons, Cortland.
As a member of Brookfield United Methodist Church, Mr. Goncz belonged to the Methodist Men's organization and was a former choir member.
He also belonged to Brookfield Saddle Club; and Republic Steel Retirees Bowling League at Sunset Lanes in Farrell.
Mr. Goncz enjoyed gardening and golf.
Surviving are: his wife, the former Mary Jean Ulp, whom he married May 10, 1944, at home; two daughters, Diane Bulick, Brookfield; and Mary Lou Krauss, Wayne, Ill.; and four grandchildren, Erich, Heidi and Krista Krauss; and Amanda Bulick.
He was preceded in death by his parents; an infant daughter; four brothers, Steve, Charles, Joseph and Julius "J" Goncz; and four sisters, Anna Suhey, Esther Settle, Irene Hegedus and Ethel Coler.
Memorial contributions may be made to Brookfield United Methodist Church, 6951 Grove St., Brookfield 44403.
Dr. Thomas Richard Havrilla
Doctor, a '61 West Middlesex grad, had brother in Sharon
SEWICKLEY -- Dr. Thomas Richard Havrilla, Sewickley and Erie, formerly of West Middlesex, died Monday (1-22-01) in Sewickley Valley Hospital. He was 57.
Dr. Havrilla was born April 18, 1943, in Sharon to Carl and Elsie Dengle Havrilla.
He graduated in 1961 from West Middlesex High School, where he was class valedictorian; and graduated cum laude in 1965 with a bachelor's degree from Gannon University, Erie. Dr. Havrilla earned a medical doctorate in 1969 from Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University, Chicago. He served a rotating internship in Hamot Medical Center, Erie; and a residency in internal medicine from Cleveland Clinic Foundation.
In 1996, he earned a master's in business administration from Robert Morris College, Pittsburgh.
Certified in 1977 by the American Board of Radiology and in 1992 by the American Board of Medical Management, Dr. Havrilla was a former medical director for the Department of Radiology at Sewickley Valley Hospital and served as an assistant clinical professor at Case Western University, Cleveland.
He was a former diagnostic radiologist for Cleveland Clinic Foundation and was licensed in Florida, New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania.
A Navy veteran, Dr. Havrilla served as a lieutenant, junior grade from 1970-72 at the United States Naval Station in Newport, R.I.
He was a member of the Edgeworth Club; Erie Yacht Club; Millvale Gun Club; and Maennerchor Club; and belonged to many professional organizations and honor societies.
His hobbies included boating, hunting, skiing, traveling, duck pin bowling, scuba diving and fishing.
Surviving are: his wife, the former Linda Luedtke, at home; two sons, Jeffrey S. Havrilla, Pittsburgh; and James C. Havrilla, Baltimore; a daughter, Jo Ann Havrilla, McKean, Erie County; a brother, Carl R. Havrilla, Sharon; and two grandsons, Jacob Thomas Ryan and Alexander Havrilla.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Jane Kyle Menzies
Retired Slippery Rock teacher was head of UCH volunteers
Funeral will be Saturday for Jane Kyle Menzies, Grove City. She died Wednesday (1-24-01) in her home. She was 77.
Mrs. Menzies was born Sept. 10, 1923, in Worthington, Pa., to Arthur and Evelyn White Aiken.
An alumna of Slippery Rock University; and Carnegie Tech, Pittsburgh, she earned a master's degree from Westminster College, New Wilmington.
Mrs. Menzies was a retired special education teacher in Slippery Rock schools.
She was a past president of United Community Hospital (Pine Township) Volunteers; and was a former member of the 99er's and flew in the Powder Puff Derby, a cross-country race.
Mrs. Menzies was a member of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Slippery Rock.
Surviving are: her husband, Dr. William C. Menzies Jr., whom she married April 29, 1967; two sons, James H. Kyle, Maryland; and William C. Menzies III, Grove City; three daughters, Linda L. Smith, Idaho; Kathryn A. Patterson, Jackson Center; and Bonnie L. Menzies, Mercer; a brother, James Aiken, Florida; a sister, Mrs. John (Stella) Waliga, Ohio; 15 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a brother, John M. Aiken.
Carmello J. Moran
Carmello J. Moran, 642 N. State Line Road, Masury, died Wednesday (1-24-01) in UPMC Horizon, Greenville. He was 89.
Obituary information was incomplete.
Annabelle Phillips, 7450 Sharpsville-Thompson Road, Burghill, died at 10:55 p.m. Wednesday (1-24-01) in her home. She was 84.
Obituary information was incomplete.
Nancy Kay Sanitate Kristof
Graduate of Sharpsville High and SRU lived in Minnesota
NEW BRIGHTON, Minn. -- Nancy Kay Sanitate Kristof, 13244 Quinn St. NW, Coon Rapids, Minn. 55448, formerly of Sharpsville, died at 11:55 a.m. Saturday (1-21-01) in Trevilla of New Brighton after a 1½-year illness of brain cancer. She was 53.
Mrs. Kristof was born May 19, 1947, in Sharon to Paul and Dora Mitrovich Sanitate.
She was an alumna of Sharpsville High School and Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania.
Mrs. Kristof was a longtime dealer of antiques and collectibles.
Surviving are: her husband, Dezso Kristof, whom she married Nov. 5, 1970; and two sons, Stephen and Craig Kristof, all at home; her parents, Sharpsville; two brothers, Gary Sanitate, Mercer; and Alan Sanitate, Sharpsville; and two sisters, Mrs. Edward (Barbara) Kline, Brookfield; and Mrs. Richard (Patricia) Hatton, Pataskala, Ohio.
A funeral service followed by a cremation was held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday (1-24-01) in Anoka, Minn., with family members officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 19 Jefferson Avenue, Sharon 16146.
John 'Jack' E. Staples
Ex-Ohioan, retired printer had brother in Sandy Lake
John "Jack" E. Staples, Greystone Country Estates, Delaware Township, formerly of Streetsboro, Ohio, died Tuesday (1-23-01) in UPMC Horizon, Greenville, after an extended illness. He was 73.
Mr. Staples was born Sept. 23, 1927, in Melrose, Mass., to Milo E. and Ethel Hart Staples.
A Navy veteran, he served during World War II.
Mr. Staples was a retired printer and a member of Aurora (Ohio) Mennonite Church.
His wife, Mary Staples, died in 1991.
Surviving are: a daughter, Mrs. Paul (Janet) Kazmierczak, Boston; two brothers, George E. Staples, and his wife, Mary Staples, Sandy Lake; and Milo E. Staples Jr., California; two grandchildren; three nephews, Victor Staples, Stoneboro; Mike Staples, Mantua, Ohio; and David Staples, Cochranton; and two nieces, Mrs. Danny (Janet) Hemminger; and Mrs. Rick (Kim) Andrews, both Sandy Lake.
Calling hours will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. today (1-25-01) in Streetsboro. Funeral and committal services are set for 2 p.m. Friday (1-26-01) in Aurora Mennonite Church, with the Rev. Glenn Steiner, pastor; and Marlin Birkey officiating. Burial will be in Aurora Mennonite Cemetery.
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