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Mildred G. Grimm, 89

Mildred G. Grimm, 89 of Ellwood City passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016 in the Ellwood City Hospital. Mildred was born on May 28, 1926 in Pittsburgh to the late Gordon and Ethel Early Miller. She is a member of the Perrysville High School class of 1944. Mrs. Grimm is survived by her children, Nancy (James) Fonger of Central Square, NY, Roxanne Gallagher of Tenn., and David Halt of Ellwood City, her three grandchildren, and her two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her first husband, Robert R. Kohl, her second husband, Charles N. Grimm, Jr.,…


Elsie H. Sommer Forsyth, 94

Elsie H. Sommer Forsyth, 94, formerly of Ellwood City passed away on Monday, Feb. 22, 2016 at her home surrounded by her family. Elsie was born on June 19, 1921 in Cleveland, Ohio to the late John and Mary Binder Sommer. She is a member of the Lincoln High School class of 1939, and the Bethel Lutheran Church in Glenshaw. Elsie had worked at the Ellwood City Water Co. for several years as a clerk and later at the Ellwood Federal Savings & Loan as a teller. She enjoyed crocheting and needlepoint. She leaves her beloved sons, David Forsyth of…


Frank Frederick, Jr., 73

Frank Frederick, Jr., 73, of Perry Twp. passed away on Monday, Feb. 22, 2016 in the VNA Hospice. Mr. Frederick was born on Feb. 8, 1943 in Sewickley, Pa. to the late Frank and Dolores Holman Frederick, Sr. Frank enlisted with the U.S. Army on April 12, 1965 and served until his discharge on April 11, 1971. He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Parachute Badge, Vietnam Service Medal and the Vietnam Campaign Medal. Frank worked as a Chrysler-Dodge Master Technician for 40 years. He retired in 2006 from Ellwood City Motor’s. He is a…


Francis C. Piper, Sr., 89

Francis C. Piper, Sr., 89, formerly of Franklin Twp. passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016 in the Mill Creek Community Hospital in Erie. Francis was born on March 2, 1927 in Ellwood City to the late Joseph C. and Frances Fox Piper. He had attended Lincoln High School before joining the U.S. Navy on Jan. 11, 1945. He served with the 28th and 125th NCB until his discharge on June 17, 1946. He was awarded the Pacific Theater Ribbon with one star, Good Conduct Ribbon, American Theater Ribbon and the Victory Medal. Francis worked at the Babcock & Wilcox…


Linda L. Barrow, 55

Linda L. Barrow, 55, of New Beaver Borough passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016 in her residence. Linda was born on Oct. 27, 1960 in Ellwood City to the late Mathew S. “Popeye” and Mary Rose Ferrigno Franer. She had attended Beaver Falls High School. Linda loved animals, especially horses. She is survived by her two sisters, Tina Franer of Wampum and Julie LaDuke of North Sewickley Twp., and her brother Joe Franer of Koppel. A private Memorial Service for the family will be held on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the Edgewood Baptist Church with Rev. Michael…


Albert J. Amadio, 85

Albert J. Amadio, 85, of Ellwood City passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016 in the Ellwood City Hospital Emergency Room. Amadio was born on Dec. 5, 1930 in Ellwood City to the late Nazzareno and Susan Orsini Amadio. He is a member of the Holy Redeemer Parish and had served as an usher for many years at the church. He had worked at the Ellwood City Tube Mill for several years, and then at the Aetna Standard Engineering Co., where he retired from in 1986 with 34 years of service. Albert had also worked as a carpenter for…


Andrew J. Aniceti, Sr., 92

Andrew J. Aniceti, Sr., 92, formerly of Ellwood City passed away on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016 in the Wexford House. Andy was born on June 9, 1923 in New Castle to the late Giovanni and Camille Peltier Aniceti. At the age of 13, Andy joined the Civilian Conservation Corps, a New Deal program that allowed teenagers to work on public related projects. For the next five years he worked on building cabins near the present day location of Seven Springs. Andy enlisted with the U.S. Army on March 1, 1943 and served with the 616th Ordnance Base Armament Maintenance Battalion…


Lillie D’Ambrosio Bernabe, 92

Lillie D’Ambrosio Bernabe, 92, of New Castle passed away on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016 in the Jameson Memorial Hospital. Lillie was born on June 1, 1923 in Ellwood City to the late Frank and Lizana Innocent D’Ambrosio, Sr. She had worked as a manager for the Cozy Inn in New Castle for several years, and later as a cook for the former St. Joseph the Worker Assisted Living Home. She was an active member of the St. Vitus Catholic Church. Lillie’s joy in life was being with her family. She is survived by her daughters, Bernadette “Dee-Dee” (Michael) Fedeles, Sr….


Alberta Patrizio Wegner, 87

Alberta Patrizio Wegner, 87, formerly of Ellwood City passed away peacefully following a short illness on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016 surrounded by her loved ones. Alberta was born on June 3, 1928 to the late Stephen and Anna Kulikowski Gumienny in Ellwood City. She was married to Neblo Anthony Patrizio for 45 years. They raised their family in Ellwood City and were active in church, school and community events. Members of Pine Hill Pioneer Campers, they enjoyed cross country travel and camping. Following Neblo’s death in 1993, Alberta moved to Bradenton, Fla. where she lived for several years. While in…


Shirley J. Aubel, 82

Shirley J. Aubel, 82, of Perry Twp. passed away on the morning of Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016 in the Jameson Memorial Hospital. Shirley was born on July 28, 1933 in Forestville, Pa. to the late Joseph and Mary Demarsh Thomas. She is a member of the Lincoln High School class of 1951 and the Holy Redeemer Parish. A homemaker, Shirley enjoyed cooking, baking, being with her grandchildren and taking care of all her kids. She is survived by her daughter, Connie (Joe) Ketterer of Wampum, her two sons, Jim Aubel of Perry Twp. and Thomas (Lisa) Aubel of Chippewa Twp.,…