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Purdy, Clair Edward

Clair Edward Purdy, age 61, of Saegertown, died unexpectedly at his residence on Wednesday, April 17, 2024. Clair was born in Gowanda, NY on May 26, 1962, son of the late Gilbert Purdy and Betty Johnston Purdy. On December 7, 1985, he married Robin Lucille Kitelinger, and she survives.  Other family members include Kayla Purdy […]

By |April 17th, 2024|Cambridge Springs|1 Comment

Smith, Cynthia

Cynthia Metzenbacher Smith, 68, of Leominster, MA, beloved mother, wife, sister, and teacher, passed away on April 15th, 2024, leaving behind a legacy of love and devotion that touched the lives of all who knew her.

Family meant everything to Cynthia, and she poured her heart into creating cherished memories with her loved ones. Her joyous […]

By |April 15th, 2024|Waterford|1 Comment

Terrill, Clarence L. (Chet)

     Clarence L. (Chet) Terrill, 93, of Meadville, formerly of Cambridge Springs went to be with the Lord on Saturday evening April 13, 2024.Born in Tucson, Arizona, on January 28, 1931, Chet was a son of the late Everett and Iva Smeltzer Terrill. A lifelong resident of Crawford County, Chet graduated with the Cambridge […]

By |April 13th, 2024|Cambridge Springs|7 Comments

Ostermann, Valentin (Val) Jacob

On April 12 at 11:47 pm Valentin (Val) Jacob Ostermann died peacefully at home, surrounded by his wife Jean, and children – Ken, Pete, Karl, and Amy, at age 94.  Val was born to Valentin and Gertrud Ostermann in Beaver Crossing, Seward County Nebraska on June 28, 1929.

The family, including older sister Anna (McCall) […]

By |April 12th, 2024|Waterford|2 Comments

Brace, Douglas Earl

Douglas Earl Brace, age 59, of Waterford, passed away unexpectedly on April 11, 2024. He was born on November 24, 1964, and is preceded in death by his parents, Buck and Martha Brace.

Doug was born and raised in Waterford, where he knew everyone and was known for his kindness and generosity. He was a lifelong […]

By |April 11th, 2024|Waterford|2 Comments

Leslie, Neil

Neil L. Leslie was given to the world July 1, 1943.   He brought joy to everyone he met until his passing on April 11, 2024. Neil is survived by his three brothers: Ken, Jim & Glenn, his two handsome sons: A. Jason (wife Candi) of Edinboro and Aaron of Texas. Neil was “Pappy” to his two beautiful […]

By |April 11th, 2024|Edinboro|6 Comments

Zeppenfeld, Brian Kirk

Brian Zeppenfeld, age 69, of Waterford, died unexpectedly of natural causes on Thursday, April 11, 2024.

By |April 11th, 2024|Waterford|1 Comment

Humes, Ruth H.

Ruth H. Humes, age 102, of Waterford, went to be with her Lord on Thursday, April 4, 2024. She was born on a farm in Mill Village, PA on April 19, 1921, to Elton and Harriet Graffrath Hailwood. Ruth graduated from Strong Vincent High School and soon married Delbert Humes. Together, Ruth and Delbert worked […]

By |April 4th, 2024|Waterford|2 Comments

Unger, Christopher William

Christopher William Unger, “Chris”, age 54, of Waterford, passed away unexpectedly but peacefully in his sleep on Friday, March 22, 2024. He was born in Erie, PA on August 20, 1969, an only child of William and Nancy Unger.

Chris was a deeply kind, caring and gentle soul. He was reserved and a man of few […]

By |March 22nd, 2024|Waterford|1 Comment

Cole, Susie E. (Heiter)

Susie E. (Heiter) Cole, 1939-2024 – On March 19, 2024, Susie Cole, age 84, passed away peacefully surrounded by those that loved her. Susie spent her life in the Mill Village area and she lived a life full of fun and adventure. She was born in Erie on December 12, 1939, a daughter of the […]

By |March 19th, 2024|Waterford|3 Comments