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Houghton, Debra Maurine

Debra Maurine Houghton, age 70, of McKean, passed in her home on December 6th, 2023. She was born at St. Francis Hospital in Monroe, Louisiana, a daughter of W.C. and Viola Lloyd Johnston. Deb served in the U.S. Army for a total of four years and worked for the U.S. Postal Service for five. She […]

By |December 6th, 2023|Edinboro|1 Comment

Smith, Rose Plementosh

Rose Plementosh Smith, 87, of Cambridge Springs passed away Tuesday, December 5, 2023, at St. Mary’s at Asbury Ridge, where she had resided since June 2021. Rose was born on January 21, 1936, in Meadville PA, daughter of the late Matt and Anna Bracika Plementosh. A 1953 graduate of Saegertown High School, she married Mark […]

By |December 5th, 2023|Cambridge Springs|6 Comments

Lee, Christy A.

Christy A. Lee, age 62, of Erie, passed away Thursday, November 30, 2023 at UPMC Hamot from heart failure. Born January 3, 1961 to Bill and Mary Powell, she was a graduate of Fort LeBoeuf High School. As a client of the Barber Center, she lived in Erie and worked at Fazoli’s, Applebee’s, and Stairways. […]

By |November 30th, 2023|Waterford|2 Comments

Soltesz, Eugene Frank Sr.

Eugene Frank Soltesz Sr., age 90, of Edinboro, passed away Thursday, November 30, 2023 at Edinboro Manor where he resided for a brief time. During his time of failing health, he was loved and well-cared for by his wife Marion and five children.

Gene was born in Edinboro on July 19, 1933 to the late Bertrand […]

By |November 30th, 2023|Edinboro|10 Comments

Merry, John “Jack” Patrick

John “Jack” Patrick Merry, age 70, of Waterford, passed away on the morning of November 22, 2023 after a lengthy health struggle.

Jack was born May 10, 1953 to the late Charles and Frances (Pavolko) Merry. He was raised in Waterford with his five brothers and sisters- Charlene (David) Stull of Waterford, Christopher (Stephanie) Merry of […]

By |November 22nd, 2023|Waterford|3 Comments

Post, Edward Lee

Edward Lee Post, age 86, of Erie, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, November 21, 2023 at Manchester Commons. He was born in Maysville, KY on March 5, 1937 to the late Alton Edward Post and Mary Lillian Hickerson Post. He was preceded in death by his wife Naomi Ruth Post in 1997.

Ed served in the […]

By |November 21st, 2023|Edinboro|2 Comments

Howles, Sandra Joyce

     Sandra Joyce Howles, 86, of Venango passed away Tuesday, November 21, 2023, at UPMC Hamot. Sandy was born on November 1, 1937, in Meadville, daughter of the late Melvin and Frieda Guttridge. She graduated from Cambridge Springs High School with the class of 1955, and on December 7, 1957, she married Arlin C. Howles. […]

By |November 21st, 2023|Cambridge Springs|2 Comments

Heard, William David

In loving memory of William David Heard.

William David Heard, age 74, of Waterford, passed away peacefully Friday, November 17th, 2023 at home with his wife Karen of 39 years by his side. Dave was a graduate of Penn State University. He was the third-generation owner of E.L. Heard & Son in Waterford. He viewed his […]

By |November 17th, 2023|Waterford|8 Comments

Higgins, Patricia Lynn

Patricia Lynn Higgins, 71, of Venango passed away on November 16, 2023, at The Grove at Greenville. Patty was born on July 2, 1952, in Meadville, daughter of the late John William Bausch and Shirley Lasher Bausch. She graduated from Cambridge Springs High School with the class of 1970. On February 24, 1973, Patty married Ben […]

By |November 16th, 2023|Cambridge Springs|2 Comments

Pechin, Margaret “Mag” Lillian

 Margaret “Mag” Lillian Pechin, 90, of Cambridge Springs passed away on November 10, 2023, at her residence with her family by her side. Mag was born on July 27, 1933, in Coshocton, Ohio, daughter of the late William Longstreth and Stella Baker Longstreth. She married Wilbur “Web” Henry Pechin on November 17, 1952, and he […]

By |November 10th, 2023|Cambridge Springs|1 Comment