Archive - Obituary
Gerald E. "Bud" Wonderling, age 77, of 101 North Mill Ave., Ridgway, died Thursday morning at Pinecrest Manor in St. Marys following a lengthy illness. He was born March 16, 1933 in Byrnedale, son of the late Jay and Winafred (Jury) Wonderling. He married Sarah E. Dush Plyler Wonderling on June 29, 1968, she survives.
Ruth Marie Perryman Holtz, a former Ridgway resident, passed away in Houston, Texas, on Nov. 20, 2010, from cancer. He was born on March 23, 1921 to Harry Perryman and wife, Marie Lamb Perryman, in Shelbyville, Ill. She married Larry Holtz in 1944, with whom she reared two sons. She was preceded in death by her brother Richard, who died in childhood. She was also preceded in death by her husband, a World War II veteran of the Navy, and her younger son Gary Holtz of Ridgway, a Vietnam veteran. She will be buried with them in Arlington Cemetery.
John J. Marciniak, 68, of Vienna, Va., passed away on Nov. 24, 2010 at Fairfax Hospital in Virginia. He was born Feb. 13, 1942 in Johnsonburg, the son of Frank C. and Jennie F. Niedzwecki Marciniak. He had served in the U.S. Army. He was currently employed by Landmark Limousines.
He is survived by his finance, Charlotte â€śCharlyâ€ť Wilson; two daughters, Kimberly Moore (Dan), Jennifer Russell (Brady); two grandchildren, Ashlynn and Jacob Moore; and by a sister, Mary Addeo (Joe) of Ridgway.
He was predeceased by his parents; an infant son, Michael; and by a brother, Francis.
Dormilee Ellen Feustel, age 78, born and raised in Ridgway, died Nov. 15, 2010, at 9:55 a.m. at Conestoga View in Lancaster, under Hospice Care.
She resided with her daughter, Cheryl Keener for many years in East Petersburg, until October 2010 after a terminal illness. She married John B. Feustel, he predeceased her on July 31, 1973. She was a member of the Trinity Reformed United Church of Christ in Mountsville.
R. Wayne Black, 85, of Powers Ave., Johnsonburg, died Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010 at Elk Regional Health Center after a short illness.
He was born Dec. 17, 1924 in Johnsonburg, son of the late James and Leoda (Myers) Black.
He married Carol Rimer on April 26, 1974, and she survives.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two nephews, David and Douglas Black.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, James Black Jr.
John G. Mattiuz, 67, of 105 Scotland St., Dagus Mines, died Wednesday evening, Dec. 1, 2010, at his home after a lengthy illness.
He was born June 17, 1943, in Ridgway, son of the late John M. and Mary G. Zuccolotto Mattiuz.
On Nov. 30, 1963, in the Holy Cross Church in Brandy Camp, he married Mary Jean Kline, who survives.
Paul Joseph â€śBogieâ€ť Biel, 62, of Old Kane Rd., Wilcox, died unexpectedly on Monday, Nov. 29, 2010, during the course of one of his favorite hobbies.
He was born Dec. 13, 1947, in Ridgway, son Olga (Damier) Biel of Wilcox, and the late Vincent Biel.
On Oct. 14, 1972, he married Donna Zawatski, who survives.
Walter C. "Charlie" Neilson, age 71, of 424 Water Street Ext., Johnsonburg, formerly of Horner Road, Wilcox, died Saturday morning, Nov. 27, 2010, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh following an illness of several days.
He was born Feb. 22, 1939, in Johnsonburg, son of Walter and Mary Heindl Neilson. He married Mary Detsch in 1981; she died May 21, 1986.
Formerly of Wilcox, he attended Johnsonburg schools, resided in Johnsonburg for the past five years and was a member of Holy Rosary Church.
Frank A. Polaski, 91, of the Lutheran Home in Kane and formerly of 161 East Ave., Johnsonburg, died on Friday, Nov. 26, 2010 following a lengthy illness.
He was born August 10, 1919 in Johnsonburg, son of the late Peter J. and Stella Macijiwska Polaski.
He married Mary E. Roebuck on October 11, 1945 in Holy Cross Church in Rasselas. She preceded him in death on April 17, 2008.
Margaret H. "Mag" Pauline, 69, of 936 Fern Rd., St. Marys, died unexpectedly Sunday, Nov. 21, 2010 at the Elk Regional Health Center.
She was born Aug. 11, 1941, in St. Marys, daughter of the late Raymond and Gertrude Simbeck Hannibal. On June 23, 1962, in the Sacred Heart Church, she married John R. "Jack" Pauline, who survives.