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VANCE, HERBERT — Herbert "Ozark" Vance Jr., age 72, of Bodenhorn Road, Sligo, Pennsylvania, formerly of Perryopolis, Pennsylvania, died at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, April 4, 2008, in the Clarion Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was born May 15, 1935, in Scottdale, Pennsylvania, the son of Herbert Vance Sr. and Mildred Brown Vance. On July 27, 1972, Herbert married Vera Raley Gardner, who survives. Herbert retired in 1990 after 35 years with United States Steel Corporation's Irvin Works in West Mifflin, Pennsylvania. He was a Christian. He was a member of the Perry Township Volunteer Fire Company for 45 years. He also belonged to the Ham Radio Club and the CQ Phone Club. He was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers football fan. Herbert was preceded in death by his parents, two grandsons, Ryan Vance and Todd Humbert, and one niece, Bobby Jean Selizer. In addition to his wife, Vera, he is survived by four children: Herbert L. Vance and his wife, Mary Ann, of Filbert, Pennsylvania, Mrs. Cynthia Bassinger and her husband, Grayden, of Adelaide, Pennsylvania, Mrs. Debra Bates and her husband, Chuck, of Scottdale, Pennsylvania, and Jennifer Coddington and her boyfriend, Ron Howes, of Filbert, Pennsylvania; four step-children: James Gardner and his wife, Deb, of West Mifflin, Pennsylvania, Lawrence Gardner and his wife, Cindy, of Perryopolis, Pennsylvania, Margaret Laughery and her husband, Sam, of Lemont Furnace, Pennsylvania, Terri Humbert and her husband, Gary, of Vanderbilt, Pennsylvania; sister, Nancy Malone and her husband, Robert, of North Carolina; brother-in-law, John Raley and his companion, Virginia, of Arizona; a number of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, special friends and neighbors. There will be no public visitation.  Services and burial will be private for the family. Arrangements are being handled by the ROBERT V. BURNS FUNERAL HOME, 638 Wood Street, Clarion, PA 16214 (814-226-6300).  Source: Herald Standard.


VARNER, ALBERT CHESTER - Varner, Retired Drilling Contractor, Dies -- REIDSBURG -- Albert C. Varner, 71, a local retired drilling contractor and for many years operator of a general store here, died suddenly of a heart attack at 8:50 a.m. yesterday at the Grandview Convalescent Home at Oil City. Mr. Varner was born in Piney Township, Clarion County, on April 24, 1892, and was the son of the late Lewis and Rachel Amelia Magee Varner. His first marriage was to the late Freda McCoy and a second marriage was to the former Miriam Hanst of Knox. Mr. Varner was widely known in the gas drilling industry. His associate in the business was a son, Lewis I. Varner, now of Pittsburgh. Their concern was identified as the Varner Drilling Company. Deep gas wells were drilled by the Varner concern, using the old standard type rig, for the Phillips Gas Company of Butler and the Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company of Pittsburgh. Mr. Varner was always interested in Republican politics and for a number of years served as judge of elections in Monroe Township. He is survived by his widow; one daughter, Mrs. John P. Baker of Clarion; three sons, Paul of Hazen, Lewis I. of North Hills, Pittsburgh and Paige of Shippenville RD; and six grandchildren, and one great grandchild. The body is at the Goble Funeral Home in Clarion, where friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held from the funeral home at 2:00 p.m. Thursday with Rev. Gene Lenk, pastor of the Emanuel Lutheran church of Shippenville officiating. Burial will in the Clarion cemetery. Taken from The Derrick, Wednesday, October 2, 1963 via Lisa McClaine


VARNER, CLARENCE ALBERT JR -  RETIRED O-I FORMING SUPERVISORBUTLER- Clarence A. "Bud" Varner, 74, of 110 Amherst Drive, Butler, died at 1:25 a.m. Sunday, August 27, 1995, in the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Butler, following a lengthy illness.  born August 20, 1921, in Reidsburg, he was a son of Clarence A. Varner Sr. and Mary Alice Myers Varner.  He was married November 29, 1941, to the former D. Eileen Elliott, who survives.  A World War II Veteran, Mr. Varner served with the U.S. Army.  Mr. Varner was a supervisor in the forming department of Owens-Illinois Glass Inc., now Owens-Brockway Glass Inc.  He started with the firm in July, 1941, and retired in March, 1978, after 36 years of service.  He was a member of the Whitestown Road Baptist Church in Butler.  Surviving in addition to his wife, are two sons, Roger B. Varner of RD 2 Clarion and Gene E. Varner of RD 2 Knox; two daughters Rosallee  (Mrs. Ronald) Stoner and Cathy (Mrs. Carl) Wetzel, both of Butler; 14 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.  Mr. Varner also is survived by a sister, Clara (Mrs. John ) Gammon of Fruitland Park, Fla.; and a number of nieces and nephews.  In addition to his parents, Mr. Varner was preceded in death by two brothers.  Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, August 29, in Thompson-Miller Funeral Home, 124 E. North St., Butler.  The Rev. Craig W. Strate of the Whitestown Road Baptist Church will officiate.  Interment will be in Cedarview Memorial Park near Strattanville.  The family suggests memorial donations be made to Whitestown Road Baptist Church, 409 Whitestown Road, Butler, Pa. 16001 Transcription courtesy of Pamela Myers-Grewell.


VARNER, CLARENCE ALBERT SR. Clarence Albert Varner, 68, a retired employee of the T. W. Phillips Gas and Oil Company of Butler, died at 10:45 a.m. Saturday in his home at Clarion RD 2.  He was born June 22, 1893, at Crates, Clarion County, a son of William and Sarah Songer Varner. Mr. Varner was a member of the Monroe Chapel Church and Murphy Grange.   He and the former Mary A. Myers were married April 18, 1917.   She survives. In addition to Mrs. Myers, he is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Donald (Clara) Best of Knox; three sons, Richard and Joe of Lapuente, Calif., and Bud of Clarion; a brother, Vincent Varner of Franklin; two sisters, Mrs. Boggs Space of Clarion and Mrs. Josephine Smith of Reno; 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Friends will be received at the hawk Funeral Home in Sligo from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today.   Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home with Rev. William Milliron, pastor of the Monroe Chapel, officiating.   Interment will be in Churchville.  The Derrick, Oil City, PA. Monday, December 11, 1961. Pg 16. Transcription courtesy of Paul Kifer.


VARNER, ELIZA  1810-1882


VARNER, FRANK LEROY — NILES - Ohio - Frank Leroy Varner, 67, of 710 Vienna Ave. in Niles, Ohio, died at 1 p.m. Tuesday from an apparent heart attack. He was a resident of Clarion until 1955 when he moved to Niles. Mr. Varner was born in Greensburg. The son of Harry and Veda Reed Varner, both deceased. He was employed at the Ohio Edison Company for 20 years. He retired in February 1971.   Surviving are his wife, the former Alberta Forster; a son, William Varner of Niles; a daughter, Mrs. Arlene Wilson of Warren, Ohio; a sister, Mrs. Viola Williams of Franklin, Pa.; three brothers, Glenn and Bernard Varner both of Clarion, Harry Varner of Cooperstown; and one granddaughter. Friends may call at the Holeton Funeral Home in Niles anytime Thursday afternoon and evening. Funeral services will be held at 10 a. m. Friday in St. Stephens Church in Niles. Derrick (Oil City, Pa), Thursday, Mar 19, 1972.   Pg 14


VARNER, GEORGE DELBERT LEROY —  CLARION NATIVE KILLED IN CRASH -- A 19 year old Clarion native was killed when his care left a road near Youngstown, Ohio and smashed into a tree yesterday morning. George Delbert LeRoy Varner was found apparently crushed to death in the wreckage of his auto. He was rushed to the South Side Hospital in Youngstown where he was pronounced dead. The mishap occurred on the Bedford-Lowellville road. The young man, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank L. Varner of Railroad Street, Clarion, had been returning to Ohio after visiting his parents Friday.   He worked for the Edison Electric Company and lived in Lowellville. Investigating police said the young man had apparently fallen asleep just before his car left the road. George Varner was born in Clarion, a son of Frank L. and Alberta Forster Varner, on September 29, 1935. He was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church of Clarion. When a boy, he carried Derricks in Clarion. Surviving are his parents, a sister, Arlene; a brother, William, both at home; and a grandmother, Mrs. May Varner of Clarion. The body is in the family home in Clarion. The Oil City Blizzard, Monday, April 25, 1955.



VARNER, GLENN I. — VARNER, GLENN I. -- CLARION - Glenn I. Varner, 65, of 410 Railroad St., a former welder, died at 6am Monday in Clarion Hospital. Born August 10, 1910, in Reidsburg. he was a son of Harry H. and Vedia Mae Reed Varner. Mr. Varner attended the United Methodist Church and was a World War II veteran. He is survived by his wife, the former Martha Pascorell of Clarion; a daughter, Dolley Fleming at home; four sons, Richard Varner of Kansas, Raymond Varner of Georgia, Ronald Kistler of Franklin and Howard Kistler of Pleasantville; two brothers, Bernard Varner of Clarion and Harry Varner of Cooperstown; 11 grandchildren and a great grandchild A sister and a brother are deceased. Friends are being received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm today at the Gerald L. Goble Funeral Home In Clarion, where funeral services will be held at 2 pm Wednesday. Rev. W.J. Sedwick, pastor of the Church of God of Prophecy, will officiate. Interment will be in the Clarion Cemetery. Derrick (Oil City, Pa), Tuesday, April 6, 1976.   Pg 10


VARNER, HARRY E. — Was U.S. Army veteran of World War II -- FRANKLIN - Harry E. Varner, 76, Cooperstown, died Saturday, Nov. 21, 1998, at Northwest Medical Center. He was born in Reidsburg, May 15, 1922, son of the late Harry H. and Veda M. Varner. Mr. Varner was a member of Donation Hill Community Church and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was employed as a foreman for C.P.T. He was preceded in death by his wife, Grace Sloat Varner, whom he married Sept. 8, 1945; three brothers, Frank, Bernard and Glenn Varner; and a sister, Viola Williams. Surviving are a son, Steven E. Varner, of Cooperstown; two daughters, Donna Showers and her husband, James, and Linda Rarer and her husband, Garry, all of Cooperstown; and nine grandchildren. There will be no calling hours. A memorial service will begin at 2 p.m. on Sunday at Donation Hill Community Church, with Rev. Dale Adams officiating. Burial will be at Clarion Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, the American Heart Association or the Visiting Nurses Association of Venango County.   Erie Times-News (PA) - November 23, 1998 via Thelma Kifer.


VARNER, HARRY HUNTER — Harry Hunter Varner of Clarion died at 12:10 p. m. Wednesday in his home. A son of the late James and Elizabeth Everage Varner, he was born March 10, 1880 in Reidsburg. He was married March 20, 1904, to the former Miss Vedia Reed, who survives. Mr. Varner was a member of the Clarion Methodist church and had been employed by Clarion borough. Surviving are four sons, Frank L., and Bernard A. of Clarion and Glenn and Harry of Franklin; a daughter, Mrs. Grace Williams of Franklin; eight grandchildren; a great grandchild; a sister, Mrs. W. D. Jones of Clarion and a brother, Jess of Clarion. The body is at the family home. Oil City Derrick (PA), Friday Morning, March 9, 1951.   Pg 9 via Paul Kifer.


VARNER, HOWARD WILLIAM VARNER, Howard William, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse L. Varner of Clarion died early Monday morning, last August 21, 1905 aged 8 months and 9 days.   The little boy was sick just about one week but the disease which attacked him was so virulent and deep-seated its ravages could not be resisted.   The sympathy of the community goes out to the bereaved ones. Source: Source: Clarion Democrat via Thelma Kifer.


VARNER, JAMES SCOTT    James Scott Varner, a highly esteemed citizen of Monroe township, Clarion county, Pa., and one of the prominent of the very few old veterans of the Civil War 1861-65 remaining alive at this time, passed to his reward Tuesday morning, July 26, 1927, at 6:00 at the residence of his daughter, Mrs. W. D. Jones, of Clarion, Pa., after an extended illness, which was the result primarily of old age, and complications which followed.   The deceased was the son of James and Sarah (Austin) Varner and was born April 18, 1847, in Monroe township, of which he has been a resident practically all of this life and has been a citizen ever since he came to mature age.   Her he grew to manhood and received his education in this district.   He was united in marriage with Miss Elizabeth Everage on Sept. 10, 1868, the Rev. Benjamin Thomas pastor of Zion Church at Reidsburg, performing the ceremony.   Mrs. Varner survives her husbnd to mourn the loss of a devoted and loving husband.   He is also survived by the following children, namely: William A., Mrs. Wilbur Switzer, Mrs. Charles Myers and Harry H. Varner, all of Reidsburg; Jesse LeRoy, and Mrs. W. D. Jones, of Clarion; Mrs. James Wilson, Piney Township.   One son, Frank, died in infancy.   One sister, Mrs. Mary E. Elder, of Salamanca, N. Y., and a half-brother Samuel Varner, of Olean, also survive.   Mr. Varner was one of a family of 16 children, of whom Mrs. Elder is the last surviving member.   Mr. Varner was for many years a member of Monroe Chapel M. E. Church, near Reidsburg, and helped to maintain the organization and keep us the services when there were few supporters, and was always rejoiced when the church grew and prospered.   When the tocsin of war sounded in 1861 Mr. Varner responded to the call and enlisted in the service being a member of Co. K, 78th Reg. Pa. Vol. Inf. and gave a loyal service to his country.   being discharged with regiment   Sept. 11, 1865.   His funeral was held Thursday, July 28th, the service being conducted by his pastor, Rev. B. J. Watkins, of Sligo, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. W. D. Jones of Clarion.   The interment was made in the Clarion Cemetery.(7/28/1927 Clarion Democrat via Pamela Grewell)


VARNER, JESSE LEROY CLARION —  Jess Leroy Varner, 82, died at 10:30 p. m. Saturday in the home of his daughter, Mrs. Olive Bonnett of Clarion Township. Mr. Varner was born July 22, 1874 in Reidsburg, the son of James and Elizabeth Varner. He was first married to the former Minnie Lintz who is deceased. His second wife, the former Minnie Blair, survives. Mr. Varner was a member of the Christian Missionary Alliance Church of Clarion.   In addition to his widow, Mr. Varner is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Bonnett and Mrs. Myrtle Stanley of Sherman, N. Y. and a sister, Mrs. Emma Jones of Clarion. Eight grandchildren also survive. The body is in the J. Ward Kier Funeral Home in Clarion. The Derrick, Oil City, Pa., Monday, March 11, 1957.   Pg 2


VARNER, LEWIS ISAAC Lewis Isaac "Ike" Varner, 86, formerly of Cottage Hill, New Bethlehem, and Paonia, Colo., died at 11 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2005, in White Cliff Nursing Home, Greenville, where he had been a resident for the past several months due to failing health. Born April 26, 1918, in Piney Township, Clarion, he was the son of Albert C. and Freda I. McCoy Varner. He was a 1936 graduate of Clarion High School. Mr. Varner worked for PennDOT for 17 years, retiring in 1983. He also worked several years as a manager of Johnny Garneau's restaurants in Ohio and Pittsburgh. Prior to that he worked with his father at Varner Drilling Co. He was of the Protestant faith. Mr. Varner was a member of the Masons, Coudersport Consistory and the Zem Zem Shrine. He loved spending time with his family, being outdoors and doing crossword puzzles. Mr. Varner was married June 15, 1972, to Ella C. Smith, who died March 17, 1999. Surviving are two sons, Lewis Robert Varner and wife, Marti, of Shippenville and Sam J. Varner of Paonio, Colo.; one daughter, Vikki Young and husband, John, of Greenville; eight grandchildren, Rob Varner of Sligo, Holli Murray and husband, Rod, of West Middlesex, Beth Hawk and husband, Dana, of Sligo, Dawn Herzig and husband, Richard, of Pittsburgh, Annese Bayless and husband, Sean, of Sharpsville, Justin Young and wife, Megan, of Renfrew, Natalie Young of Wellsville, N.Y., and Jay Young of Greenville; and 19 great-grandchildren. He also is survived by one sister, Georgina Baker of Brookville; one brother, Paige Varner and wife, Jean, of New Port Richey, Fla.; and one sister-in-law, Lucille Varner of Brookville. In addition to his parents and wife, Mr. Varner was preceded in death by one brother, Paul Varner; and one great-grandchild, Michael Lewis Murray. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday in the Varner Funeral Home, Bald Eagle at Penn Streets, Sligo. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home with the Rev. Robert Moore, a retired Presbyterian minister, officiating. Interment will follow in Grandview Cemetery, Sligo. The family suggests memorial donations be made to the Sligo Volunteer Fire Department, Sligo, 16255.


VARNER, LEWIS L. 1858-1917


VARNER, PAUL E. Paul E. Varner, 89, of Reynoldsville RR 1 (Hazen), died Friday, March 26, 2004, at McKinley Health Care Center. Born Dec. 19, 1914, in Piney Township, Clarion County, he was the son of Albert Chester and Freda Ivy McCoy Varner. Mr. Varner was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps and served as a staff sergeant and payroll clerk during World War II and in Panama. He was a dairy farmer for 35 years. Mr. Varner was a member of Hazen United Methodist Church and the American Legion in Brookville. Mr. Varner was married July 31, 1943, to the former E. Lucille Swineford, who survives. Also surviving are two sons, Albert E. Varner of Windermere, Fla., and Michael C. Varner of Reynoldsville RR 1; a daughter, Ann Paula Calhoun of Brockway; numerous nieces and nephews; two brothers, Lewis I. Varner of Paonia, Colo., and Verne Paige Varner of New Port Richey, Fla.; a sister, Georgenia Baker of Brookville; five grandchildren; two step-grandchildren and a step-great-grandson. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the McKinney Funeral Home, 345 Main St., Brookville. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home with the Revs. John and Ellen Bullock officiating. Interment will be in Temple Cemetery, Warsaw Township, Jefferson County. The family suggests memorials be made to Laurelbooke Landing/McKinley Health Care, One Laurelbrooke Drive, Brookville, and Hazen United Methodist Church, Brookville RR 5, 15825.


VARNER, VEDA MAE (REED) — CLARION —  Mrs. Vedia Mae Varner, 82, of 314 Railroad St. widow of Harry H. Varner, died at 10 a.m. Friday. She was born October 19,1887 in Miola, Clarion County the daughter of Elvin [ John Calvin] and Laura Jones Reed. She was united in marriage in 1904 to Harry H. Varner who preceded her in death. She was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Viola Williams of Franklin; four sons, Frank LeRoy Varner of Niles, Ohio Harry E. Varner of Cooperstown, and Glenn and Bernard Varner, both of Clarion;, three brothers,   Delbert, Wayne, and Raymond Reed, all of Cleveland, Ohio; 14 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren and 3 great - great –  grandchildren. Removal was made to the Gerald L. Goble Funeral Home where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday., Officiating will be Rev. William. Sedwick and Rev. Edward Burdett both of the Church of God of Prophecy. .Interment will be in the Clarion Cemetery.  Derrick (Oil City, Pa), Saturday, Mar 7, 1970.   Pg 6


VARNER, VERNE PAIGE — Varner, V. Paige, 85, of New Port Richey, formerly of Safety Harbor and Clearwater, died Wednesday (April 25, 2007) at Gulfside Regional Hospital, New Port Richey. He moved to Clearwater in 1977 from his native Clarion, Pa., to Safety Harbor in 1979 and New Port Richey in 1981. He was an Army Air Forces veteran of World War II. He was a state representative for nine terms with Clarion County in the House of Representatives in Harrisburg, Pa. After retiring from politics, he bought property right of ways for various utility companies. Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Jean; two stepsons, Frederick DuBois, Matrie, La., and Patrick DuBois, Acwore, Ga.; and a stepdaughter, Catherine Fisher, Williamsburg, Va. Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Homes, Holiday. St. Petersburg Times (FL) - April 27, 2007 [son of Albert Chester Varner]


VARNER, WILLIAM  1809-1879


VOGLE, FLORENCE E. “FLOSSIE” (HENRY)Florence E. "Flossie" Vogel, 91, a resident of the McKinley Health Care Center, Laurel Brook, Brookville, formerly of Sligo, died at 2:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 15, 2003, in the health care center. Born Jan. 15, 1912, in McKean County, she was the daughter of Harry and Hattie Reinard Henry. Mrs. Vogel was a member of the Bible Baptist Church of Reidsburg. She was a homemaker and enjoyed crocheting. Mrs. Vogel was married in 1927 to George "Chick" Vogel, who died in 1979. Surviving are several nieces and nephews and many dear friends. Mrs. Vogel was the last surviving member of her immediate family. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Evelyn Knight and Edith Henry; and three brothers, Fred Henry, Clyde Henry and Bill Henry. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday in the Varner Funeral Home in Sligo. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home with the Rev. Kenneth Southworth, pastor of the Bible Baptist Church of Reidsburg, officiating. Interment will follow in Grandview Cemetery in Sligo. The family suggests memorial donations be made to the Bible Baptist Church of Reidsburg or to a charity of one's choice. The Derrick, Wednesday, April 16, 2003


VOGLE, HARRY H. -- Harry H. "Hud" Vogle, 96, of Sligo, died at 3:55 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, 1999, in Clarview Nursing & Rehabilitation Center at Sligo RD 1, where he had resided since October 1998. Born Oct. 31, 1902, in Sligo, he was a son of George W. and Alice DAVIS Vogle. Mr. Vogle was employed for 44 years in the coal mines surrounding the Sligo community and worked three years for Penn DOT prior to his retirement. He worked several years for the Borough of Sligo following his retirement. Mrs. Vogle was married in Limestone on Aug. 22, 1923, to Sarah Veotto REARIGH, who died Feb. 9, 1997. The Vogles were married for 74 years. He and his wife were charter members of the Nazarene Church in Sligo. Mr. Vogle enjoyed his woodworking shop where he crafted many ornaments and furniture. He especially enjoyed displaying his handmade 17-piece nativity scene during the Christmas holiday season. Surviving are a son and his wife, Carl H. "Ike" and Beatrice A. Vogle of Sligo; two daughters, Mrs. Isabell V. HENRY of Rimersburg and Mrs. Ronald E. (Gladys A.) Wetzel of Sligo RD 1; 13 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, several great-great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents and wife, Mr. Vogle was preceded in death by a son, Connell C. Vogle, Nov. 13, 1996; a grandson, Connel Clair "Butch" Vogle, Oct. 15, 1972; two brothers, George Vogle in 1979 and Paul Vogle in February 1908; and two sisters, Miss Margaret Vogle, Sept. 26, 1972, and Mrs. Bertha BENN, March 5, 1995. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today in the Richard D. Hillis Funeral Home, Rimersburg. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home with the Rev. Larry Piper, pastor of Sligo Church of God, officiating. Interment will follow in Salem Cemetery, Frogtown, Clarion County. Memorials may be made to the Clarview Nursing Home, Sligo RD 1, 16255 MAE A. SCHUSTER Mae A. Schuster, 80, of Tionesta, formerly of McCandless Township, Pittsburgh, died Thursday, Sept. 23, 1999, in UPMC Passavant Hospital, Pittsburgh. Born April 4, 1919, in Elk County, she was a daughter of Samuel and Annie WATSON LOMAS. Mrs. Schuster was a member of St. Anthony Church in Tionesta. She was a homemaker. Mrs. Schuster was married to Regis Schuster, who preceded her in death. Surviving are three daughters, Donna M. DOUGLASS of Columbus, Ohio, Joan A. GRAY of Houston, Texas, and Debra M. MAMULA of Bradford Woods; 12 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. She also is survived by a sister, Ida MANNING of Orange County, Calif.; and a brother, James OLIVER of Bentleyville. In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Schuster was preceded in death by a daughter, Marlane G. SUMMERILL; a brother, William Lomas; and a sister, Ruth Lomas. The H.P. Brandt Funeral Home, 1032 Perry Highway, Pittsburgh, is in charge of arrangement. There will be no visitation. A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Saturday in St. Anthony Church, Tionesta, with the Rev. David Foradori, pastor, as the presider. Interment will be private in Most Holy Name Cemetery in Mount Troy. Memorial contributions may be made to Catholic Charities, 212 Ninth Ave., Pittsburgh, 15222.


VOSSBURG, ADOLF — b. 3/7/1869—d. 3/21/1931 at Piney Dam. Son of Francis Bossburg [sic] of Germany. Source: Death Records, 1925-1932 CCHS.


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