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Hitchcock, Hayden Robert

Hayden Robert Hitchcock, 21, of Saegertown left us too soon on Saturday, February 18, 2023. Hayden was born on January 7, 2002, in Erie, son of Amanda Pauline Rhoades and Jeremy Seth Hitchcock. Hayden graduated from Cambridge Springs High School with the class of 2020 and for the past three years worked as a machinist […]

By |February 18th, 2023|Cambridge Springs|13 Comments

Spotts, Mavis Jean (Hardy)

Mavis Jean (Hardy) Spotts, age 85, of Waterford – On Tuesday, February 14, 2023, Mavis finished the last chapter in her book of life. She smiled as the sun shone through the window and thanked God for this glorious day as the birds flew overhead on the most beautiful Valentine’s Day she’d seen since her […]

By |February 14th, 2023|Waterford|2 Comments

Melvin, Audeen

Audeen Melvin, 79, of Cambridge Springs passed away unexpectedly at her residence on Friday, February 10, 2023.  Audeen was born in Venango on February 7, 1944, daughter of the late Lester Ralph Davis and Mabel Marie Peterson Davis. She attended Cambridge Springs High School and on September 23, 1961, she married Larry E. Melvin. As […]

By |February 10th, 2023|Cambridge Springs|4 Comments

Russell, David Michael

David Michael Russell, 68, of Cambridge Springs passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, February 8, 2023. Dave was born on March 13, 1954, in Erie, Pennsylvania and graduated from Cambridge Springs High School with the class of 1972. He was employed with PennDot for over twenty years retiring in 2005. In 1998, Dave competed and placed […]

By |February 8th, 2023|Cambridge Springs|5 Comments

Puette, James Paul

James Paul Puette died peacefully in his sleep on February 4, 2023, with his beloved wife and best friend of 41 years, Darlene Martin, at his side. He’d celebrated his 82nd birthday just three days earlier with a slice of his favorite dessert, peach pie.

Jim was raised in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, the oldest of five […]

By |February 4th, 2023|Waterford|0 Comments

Sedlak, Cheryl Ann

Cheryl Ann Sedlak, 69, of Meadville passed away at her residence on January 30, 2023. Cheryl was born in Meadville on September 10, 1953, the daughter of the late Ralph Smith and Ruth Lenox Smith. After graduating from Townville High School class of 1971, Cheryl earned a degree from Edinboro University. She worked for Meadville […]

By |January 30th, 2023|Cambridge Springs|7 Comments

Heffren, Kathleen M.

Kathleen M. Heffren, age 80, of Crossingville, died Thursday, January 26, 2023 at Saint Vincent Hospital after a lengthy illness. Katie was born in Meadville on September 4, 1942 to the late Margaret Speck and Andrew Durasa. She was a long time member of Saint Philip Roman Catholic Church in Crossingville, and retired from the […]

By |January 26th, 2023|Edinboro|6 Comments

McCartney, Lawrence Charles

Lawrence Charles McCartney, age 81, of Mill Village, passed away Friday, January 20, 2023 at Saint Vincent Hospital. Born in Meadville on March 13, 1941, he was a son of the late Albert and Alberta Beerbower McCartney. He married Donna Jean McWilliams on September 8, 1962, and she preceded him in death on August 15, […]

By |January 20th, 2023|Waterford|2 Comments

Fitch, William “Bill” F.

     William “Bill” F. Fitch, 83, of Cambridge Springs passed away on Wednesday, January 18, 2023, at Embassy of Park Avenue. Bill was born April 12, 1939, in Cuba, NY the son of the late Kenneth Fitch and Anna Dombrowski Fitch. He attended Cambridge Springs High School and joined the US Army serving from 1957 […]

By |January 18th, 2023|Cambridge Springs|2 Comments

Cole, Theodore G. “Ted”

Theodore G. “Ted” Cole, age 79, of Mill Village, passed away on Sunday, January 15, 2023. He was born June 19, 1943, to the late Lawrence and Adda Cole.

As a youngster, Ted was active in the Boy Scouts, earning his Eagle Scout award in 1961. Ted graduated from Fort LeBoeuf High School in Waterford in […]

By |January 15th, 2023|Waterford|4 Comments