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Senkalski, John Robert

John Robert Senkalski, age 86, a lifetime resident of Waterford, passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, January 3, 2023. He was born at home on May 3, 1936, the youngest son of the late John P. and Veronica Winniewicz Senkalski.

John attended school in Waterford where he played football, basketball, and baseball. He married […]

By |January 3rd, 2023|Waterford|3 Comments

Van Zandt, Evelyn Arlene

Evelyn Arlene Van Zandt, 81, of Cambridge Springs passed away unexpectedly of natural causes, at her residence on Thursday, December 29, 2022. Evelyn was born in Cambridge Springs on May 3, 1941, the daughter of the late Clarence Charles Van Zandt and Mary Elizabeth Hale Van Zandt. She graduated from Fort LeBouef High School in […]

By |December 29th, 2022|Cambridge Springs|1 Comment

MacPherson, Connie Eileen

   Connie Eileen MacPherson, age 64, of Edinboro, PA, passed through the gates of heaven and into Jesus’ arms on Monday, December 26, 2022. She was born in Meadville, PA on August 12, 1958 to Royce and Evelyn (Powers) Knapp, who both preceded her in death.

   Growing up in Albion, Connie graduated from Northwestern High School in […]

By |December 26th, 2022|Edinboro|5 Comments

Troyer, Cletus John (Clete)

Cletus John Troyer (Clete) of Waterford, Pa., age 91, passed away at the Cleveland Clinic on December 26, 2022 following a full, spirited life spent doing what he loved most – farming, hunting, golfing, bowling and, most importantly, enjoying time with friends and family. Clete was an eternal optimist, lived life on his own terms […]

By |December 26th, 2022|Waterford|4 Comments

Whitcomb, Lois Estelle

   Lois Estelle Whitcomb, age 93, of McKean, passed away Sunday, December 25, 2022 at UPMC Hamot. She was born June 24, 1929 in Pittsburgh, the daughter of William Wiley Weber and Frances M. Madole Dunsworth. She married Merton Calvin Whitcomb on January 9, 1954 and he died in 1989. 

   Lois graduated from the University of Pittsburgh […]

By |December 25th, 2022|Edinboro|0 Comments

Powers, James Lewis

   James Lewis Powers, age 83, of LeBoeuf Township, died Saturday, December 24, 2022 at his home in the care of his loving wife Priscilla. Born in Union City on June 12, 1939, he was one of eight children of Harold and Margaret Dunker Powers of Mill Village.

   Jim retired from Erie Lackawana and Conrail Railroad, and […]

By |December 24th, 2022|Waterford|3 Comments

Semrad, Emil Marion

Emil Marion Semrad, 84, of Venango passed away unexpectedly at his residence on Friday, December 23, 2022. Emil was born on the family farm in Abie, Nebraska on August 15, 1938, the son of the late Emil V. Semrad and Elsie E. Krca. After graduating from high school, he worked for Massey Ferguson in Nebraska […]

By |December 23rd, 2022|Cambridge Springs|10 Comments

Kibbe, Mary L.

Mary L. Kibbe, age 87, of Waterford, went to be with her Lord on Thursday, December 22, 2022, while surrounded by her family at home. Born October 20, 1935, she was the daughter of Wilbur Sanford and Ila Huffman Sanford.

Mary was a faithful servant of the Lord and her family, spending most of her life […]

By |December 22nd, 2022|Waterford|0 Comments

Landis, Ethel Elizabeth

Ethel Elizabeth Landis, age 85, passed away on Wednesday, December 21, at the Crawford County Care Center. Ethel was born in Union City on October 3, 1937, the daughter of the late Gerald Jones and Gladys Young Jones. On June 7, 1958, she married William Robert Landis, and he preceded her in death.

     Survivors include […]

By |December 21st, 2022|Cambridge Springs|2 Comments

Austin, Nancy Lea

Nancy Lea Austin, age 85, of Waterford, passed away on Tuesday, December 20, 2022 at her home following a five-year battle with dementia. She was surrounded by her family and friends.

Nancy was born in Erie on June 4th, 1937 to the late Bron Michael Prososki and Pauline Mryeilla Rachel Mellon Prososki. She was a graduate […]

By |December 20th, 2022|Waterford|1 Comment