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From: "Eugene Breindel" <>
Subject: [PAELK] The Daily Press 6/25/2002
Date: Mon, 1 Jul 2002 08:34:11 -0400


Obituaries: Clarence J. Werneth, 78, of Reserve Road, St. Marys, and
formerly of Harrison Avenue, Johnson-burg, died suddenly Monday, June 24 at
DuBois Regional Medical Center-West. He was born November 21, 1923 in St.
Marys, son of the late August J. Werneth and Magdalena Hoffman Werneth. On
November 9, 1944, he married Regina Dill, who preceded him in death July 13,
1986. He was employed at the paper mill in Johnsonburg for over 40 years,
retiring in 1989. He spent many years using his team of horses to log pulp
wood for the paper mill. He enjoyed making wood crafts from his home and
also enjoyed the outdoors, especially hunting with his beagles. He was a
veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army. He is survived by
a brother, August F. Werneth; three sisters, Martha (Mrs. George) Pistner,
Mary (Mrs. Paul) Herzing, and Margaret (Mrs. Thomas) Floravit, all of St.
Marys; and several nieces and nephews, including Terry, Cathy and Nathan
Werneth, who cared for him in their home the last five years. Funeral
services for Clarence J. Werneth will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. at Ubel
Funeral Home, Johnsonburg, with the Reverend David J. Wilson, of Holy Rosary
Catholic Church, officiating. Burial will follow in Holy Rosary Cemetery.
Visitation will be at the funeral home Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and
Thursday from 9-10 a.m. Military rites will be accorded by the
Johnson-burg/Wilcox Servicemens Detail. Detail members are asked to assemble
at the funeral home at 9:45 a.m., Thursday.

Dale L. "Tiny' Evers, 71, of 109 Houston Road died Monday afternoon, June 24
at Elk Regional Health Center following a brief illness. He was born
November 25, 1930 in Pittsburgh, son of the late William J. and Irene
Dippold Evers. Mr. Evers was a lifelong resident of the area and attended
St. Marys Parochial schools. He was self-employed for seven years by the
William J. Evers and Sons Plastering Co., and retired from GTE Sylvania in
January of 1992 after 31 years of service. He was a member of Sacred Heart
Church and was a veteran of the Korean War, having served in the U.S. Army.
On April 18, 1959 in Sacred Heart Church, he married Margaret M. "Margie"
Donahue, who survives. Also surviving are two daughters, Amy (Mrs. Hans)
Lessman of Pittsburgh, and Joyce (Mrs. Aaron) Bauer of St. Marys; three
sons, Paul J. Evers, Carl G. Evers and John E. Evers, all of St. Marys; 11
grandchildren, Sarah, Adam, Brian, Cago, Lauren and Emily Evers, Nicole,
Jessica and Karl Lessman, and Jen and Jessica Bauer; a sister, Mary Lou
(Mrs. William) Dolson of Saginaw, MI; and two brothers, William Evers of
Cape Cod, MA, and Thomas Evers of St. Marys. In addition to his parents, he
was preceded in death by two brothers, Earl Evers and, in childhood, Paul
Evers. A Mass of Christian Burial for Dale L. "Tiny'" Evers will be
celebrated in Sacred Heart Church Thursday at 11 a.m., with Father Ananias
as celebrant. Burial will follow in the St Marys Cemetery is at the
Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.

Evelyn R. Zettle, 83, of 204 East Avenue, Johnsonburg, died Sunday, June 23
at Elk Haven Nursing Home following a lengthy illness. She was born May 18,
1919 in Hazen, daughter of the late William and Helen Bullers Vasbinder. On
October 10, 1937, she married Clarence "Bud" Zettle, who died March 20,
2001. Mrs. Zettle had resided in Johnsonburg for 65 years. A graduate of
Brookville High School, she was a member of the United Methodist Church,
Johnsonburg, where she was active in many church activities and was a choir
member for many years. She was also a member of Johnsonburg Women's Club, an
original member of the Gateway Art League, and enjoyed painting, writing
poetry and caring for stray animals. She had been employed at Berman's
Clothing Store, St. Marys, Sears Roebuck, St. Marys and Joseph Cole
Orthodontics, Ridgway. She is survived by two sons, Edward C. Zettle of
Johnsonburg, and David R. Zettle and his wife, Charlotte, of Ridgway; six
grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; and two sisters, Edna .(Mrs.
Robert) Summerville of Hazen, and Doris (Mrs. Robert) Olson, Long Island,
NY. Funeral services for Evelyn R. Zettle will be conducted at Anthony
Ferragine Funeral Home, Inc. Wednesday at 11 a.m., with Gary N. Cook, pastor
of United Methodist Church, Johnsonburg, officiating. Internment will be in
Temple cemetery Hazen Friends will be received today at the funeral home
from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.

Births: Mr. and Mrs. Louis Ginther wish to announce the birth of daughter
on June 17. Baby Kiana Clara Ginther weighed pounds, 15 ounces Proud
grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Gervase Ginther of St. Marys and Mr. and Mrs.
Ronald Celinski of Byrnedale.

Weddings/Engagements: None

Notes of Interest: None

Dornish / Historical Society: None

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