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Steen, Jane Emroy Pixley

Jane Emroy Pixley Steen, of Waterford, was born in Monroe Township, OH on June 21, 1944 and passed away at home on February 14, 2024 at the age of 79. The only daughter of the late Adelbert and Harriet Hazeltine Pixley, she grew up on a dairy farm with three older brothers. Jane learned to […]

By |February 14th, 2024|Waterford|1 Comment

Flynn, Michael Edward

     Michael Edward Flynn, 60, of Cambridge Springs passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, February 14, 2024, at his residence. Mike was born in Erie on July 31, 1963, son of Bonnie Linn Holt Flynn and the late William Patrick Flynn, III. Mike attended Cambridge Springs High School, graduating with the class of 1981.  Mike previously […]

By |February 14th, 2024|Cambridge Springs|4 Comments

Krol, Richard

Richard Krol, age 71 of Union City, Pa passed away peacefully at home on February 13, 2024 surrounded by loved ones after an extended illness. He was born to the late Joseph and Helen Krol on November 22, 1952. In addition to his parents, Rick was preceded in death by his brother Joe Krol, brothers-in- […]

By |February 13th, 2024|Waterford|4 Comments

Tobin, Edward B. “Toby”

Edward B. Tobin, “Toby”, age 84, died February 12, 2024 at his home in Edinboro after an extended illness. Born in Erie on May 20, 1939, he was a son of the late Lawrence and Irene Kingston Tobin and a lifelong resident of Edinboro. Ed enjoyed many friendships and will be deeply missed.

After graduating from […]

By |February 12th, 2024|Edinboro|5 Comments

Carter, James Ronald

James Ronald Carter, age 86, passed peacefully in his home in Mill Village, PA on Saturday, February 10, 2024. He was born on September 15, 1937, in Fayette County, PA to mother Emma Irene (Blizman) Carter and father James Yeckel Carter and grew up in Carmichaels, PA.

Upon graduating from Carmichaels High School, James worked at […]

By |February 10th, 2024|Waterford|0 Comments

Conley, Vaughn Jean (Briggs)

Surrounded by her loving family, Vaughn Jean (Briggs) Conley of Greene Township was called to heaven on February 1, 2024 at the age of 96. Born on October 6, 1927, she had many loves including birds, roses, books, ceramics and the simple country life.

The ultimate love of her life, however, was Richard J. Conley, who […]

By |February 1st, 2024|Waterford|3 Comments

Martin, Dorothy “Alice”

     Dorothy “Alice” Martin, 81, of Cambridge Springs passed away at home on January 28, 2024. Alice was born in Sandy Lake on April 25, 1942, the second child of the late Arthur and Dorothy Tenney Martin. Alice was employed at Penn Union in Edinboro before starting a vinyl repair service that she quickly expanded […]

By |January 28th, 2024|Cambridge Springs|6 Comments

Walsh, Christine Silka

Christine Silka Walsh of Waterford, PA entered the open arms of the Lord on January 27, 2024, after a courageous battle with cancer. Chris was born July 9, 1948, the fourth of five children of Joe and Katie Krol Silka. She grew up in Union City, PA and graduated from Union City High School in […]

By |January 27th, 2024|Waterford|5 Comments

Hermann, Kurt D.

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Kurt D. Hermann, age 60, of San Diego, CA, who left us on January 26, 2024. He was the seventh child of George and Cynthia Hermann.

Kurt was a graduate of Fort LeBoeuf High School and Erie County Vo-Tech, where he excelled in the electronics […]

By |January 26th, 2024|Waterford|1 Comment

Chapman, Ray “Junior”

Ray Chapman “Junior”, age 96, of Waterford, passed away Friday, January 26, 2024, at home surrounded by his loving family after a short illness. Ray was born April 9, 1927, in his parents’ home in Waterford Township. He was one of 14 children born into the large, loving family of Ray W. and Ruth (Barton) […]

By |January 26th, 2024|Waterford|4 Comments