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Local news Thursday, Jan. 25, 2001 newsie
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Today's death record

  • Gary Lewis Addicott, 39, Jacksonville, Fla., formerly of Sharon.
  • Nancy Crill, 99, Grove City.
  • Dr. Thomas Richard Havrilla, 57, Sewickley and Erie, formerly of West Middlesex.
  • Nancy Kay Sanitate Kristof, 53, Coon Rapids, Minn., formerly of Sharpsville.
  • Carmello J. Moran, 89, of 642 N. State Line Road, Masury.
  • Annabelle Phillips, 84, of 7450 Sharpsville-Thompson Road, Burghill.
  • John "Jack" E. Staples, 73, Delaware Township, formerly of Streetsboro, Ohio.


Today's obituaries
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.


BORDERS

    Mrs. Thomas E. (Ethel Mae), 65, of 911 Market St., Farrell.
    Calling hours: None. Family will receive friends in the home of Rosa Short, deceased's daughter, 887 Cedar Ave., Sharon. Condolences may be sent by fax at (724) 347-1917 or by e-mail to shannonfhltd@netscape.net


    Service: Memorial service at 1 p.m. Saturday (1-27-01) in WILBERT L. SHANNON FUNERAL HOME Ltd., 33 Broadway Ave., Wheatland, with the Rev. Thomas J. Bolling, pastor of Second Baptist Church, Farrell, officiating.
    Burial: Cremation.


Nancy Irene Crill

Nancy Irene Crill, Grove City, died Wednesday (1-24-01) in her home. She was 99.

Obituary information was incomplete.

CRILL
    Nancy Irene, 99, Grove City.
    Arrangements will be announced by FICCA FUNERAL HOME, 203 E. Pine St., Grove City.


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.

GONCZ
    
Louis Alexander, 85, of 1027 N. Albright-McKay Road, Brookfield.
    Calling hours: 4 to 7 p.m. Friday (1-26-01) in MADASZ FUNERAL HOME Inc., 6923 Warren Sharon Road, Brookfield, and 10 a.m. to time of service Saturday (1-27-01) in Brookfield United Methodist Church.
    Service: Funeral service at 11 a.m. Saturday (1-27-01) in the church, with the Rev. Geoffrey Oswald, pastor, officiating.
    Burial: Brookfield Township Cemetery.


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.

HAVRILLA
    
Dr. Thomas Richard, 57, Sewickley and Erie, formerly of West Middlesex.
    Calling hours: None.
    Service: Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. Friday (1-26-01) in St. James Church, Walnut Street, Sewickley.
    Arrangements by RICHARD D. COLE FUNERAL HOME, 328 Beaver St., Sewickley.


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.

MENZIES
    
Jane Kyle, wife of Dr. William C. Menzies Jr., 77, Grove City.
    Calling hours: 7 to 9 p.m. today (1-25-01) and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday (1-26-01) in FICCA FUNERAL HOME, 203 E. Pine St., Grove City.
    Service: Funeral service at 11 a.m. Saturday (1-27-01) in the funeral home, with the Rev. Jean Gomola, associate pastor of Tower Presbyterian Church, Grove City; and Dr. Robert Hinds of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Slippery Rock, officiating.
    Interment: Woodland Cemetery, Grove City.


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.

MORAN
    Carmello, 89, of 642 N. State Line Road, Masury.
    Arrangements will be announced by SAMPLE-O'DONNELL FUNERAL HOME Inc., East State Street at North Oakland Avenue, Sharon.


Annabelle Phillips

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.

PHILLIPS
    Annabelle, 84, of 7450 Sharpsville-Thompson Road, Burghill.
    Arrangements will be announced by LEIPHEIMER-TOMON FUNERAL HOME, 1246 Roemer Blvd., Farrell.


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 1-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.

KRISTOF
    
Mrs. Dezso (Nancy Kay Sanitate), 53, of 13244 Quinn St. NW, Coon Rapids, Minn.
    Service: Memorial service at 11 a.m. Saturday (1-27-01) in South Pymatuning (Township) Community Church, with the Rev. David Searle, pastor, officiating.
    Burial: West Side Cemetery, South Pymatuning Township.


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.


PREVIOUS DEATHS
Look in past days' obituary files to find the full obituaries


ADAMS
    
Mrs. Earl F. (Billie Jo), 54, of 620 Park Ave., Farrell.
    Obituary was published 1-23-01
    Calling hours: 7 to 9 p.m. today (1-25-01) in New Light Missionary Baptist Church, 170 Sharpsville Ave., Sharon. Rites at 7:30 p.m. by Order of the Eastern Star. Condolences may be sent by fax at (724) 347-1917 or by e-mail to shannonfhltd@netscape.net
    Service: Funeral service at 1 p.m. Friday (1-26-01) in the church, with the Rev. Lee T. Rucker Jr., pastor, officiating; and the Rev. Lora Adams-King, pastor of Church of God, Franklin, as eulogist.
    Burial: Oakwood Cemetery, Hermitage.
    Arrangements by WILBERT L. SHANNON FUNERAL HOME Ltd., 33 Broadway Ave., Wheatland.


CARTER
    
George L. Carter, 83, of 393 Spruce St., Sharon.
    Obituary was published 1-23-01
    Calling hours: 11 a.m. to time of service Friday (1-26-01) in Second Baptist Church, Walnut and High streets, Sharpsville. Condolences may be sent by fax to (724) 347-1917 or by e-mail to shannonfhltd@netscape.net
    Service: Funeral service at noon Friday in the church, with the Rev. James A. McKeithan, pastor, officiating.
    Burial: Hillcrest Memorial Park, Hermitage.
    Arrangements by WILBERT L. SHANNON FUNERAL HOME Ltd., 33 Broadway Ave., Wheatland.


DEIGER
    
Mrs. David Russell (Gladys Irene), 89, South Keel Ridge Road, Hermitage.
    Obituary was published 1-23-01
    Calling hours: 7 to 9 p.m. today (1-25-01) in W. WAYNE CUNNINGHAM FUNERAL HOME, 3126 Main St., West Middlesex.
    Service: Funeral and committal service at 11 a.m. Friday (1-26-01) the funeral home, with the Rev. Hiram Westover, pastor of Missionary Alliance Church, New Wilmington, officiating.
    Burial: Hillcrest Memorial Park, Hermitage.


DRENNEN
    
Mrs. John "Jack" Rhodes (Adeline Dight), 100, of 2884 Mercer-Butler Pike, Grove City.
    Obituary was published 1-24-01
    Calling hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today (1-25-01) in CUNNINGHAM FUNERAL HOME Inc., 306 Bessemer Ave., Grove City.
    Service: Funeral service at 11 a.m. Friday (1-26-01) in North Liberty Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Jerry A. Mahaffey, pastor, officiating.
    Burial: North Liberty Cemetery.


LINKOFF
    
Mrs. Myron J. (Anne M. Chestnut), 85, of West Salem Township, formerly of Wheatland and Hubbard.
    Obituary was published 1-23-01
    Calling hours: 4 to 7 p.m. today (1-25) in A.E. PUSTINGER FUNERAL HOME, Ltd., 1310 Idaho St., Farrell. Rosary service at 3:45 p.m. by St. Adalbert's Prayer Group.
    Service: Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Friday (1-26-01) in St. Adalbert's Church, Farrell, with the Rev. John R. Boeckman, pastor, as celebrant.
    Burial: Holy Cross Cemetery, Hermitage.


RIMER
    
Mrs. Donald L. (Cetores "Cee" M.), 80, of 512 Obermiyer Road, Brookfield.
    Obituary was published 1-24-01
    Calling hours: Were 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday (1-24-01) and are 1 p.m. to time of service today (1-25-01) in SAMPLE-O'DONNELL FUNERAL HOME Inc., East State Street at North Oakland Avenue, Sharon. Friends may send condolences by e-mail to Sample@infonline.net
    Service: Funeral service at 2 p.m. today in the funeral home, with the Rev. Charles Eckles, pastor of Central Christian Church, Hermitage, officiating.
    Burial: Hillcrest Memorial Park, Hermitage.



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