2017-09-09 / Obituaries

Death Notices

Emelda M. Glover

Emelda M. Mahon Glover, 91, a lifelong resident of Austin, died Sept. 1, 2017, at her residence. Born in Austin, she was the daughter of Thomas W. and Isabelle Moyer Mahon. In 1950, she married Charles W. “Bill” Glover. Emelda was employed as treasurer of Austin Borough and worked at the Austin Area School, each for 24 years. She was an active member of the Austin United Methodist Church, serving as a Sunday School teacher, and chairperson and treasurer of Pastor/Parish Relations. Emelda was also a member of the Potter County Republican Committee and the Potter County Board of Auditors. Among survivors are two sons, Gerald Glover of Emporium and Paul E. Glover of Bradford. Burial was in Forest Hill Cemetery. Fickinger Funeral Home handled arrangements.

Louella A. Dickerson

Louella A. Dickerson, 80, of Millport, died Sept. 3, 2017, at Cole Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. Born in Wellsville, N.Y., she was a daughter of Brady and Erma Wolf Geer. In 1953, she married Orin J. Dickerson. The Dickersons operated a family beef farm for many years. Louella and Orin were active with the former Potter County Concerned Citizens group. Among survivors are her husband; four children, Sharon A. Putt of Allegany, N.Y., Pat K. Sheppard of Clara, Peg A. Harrier of Pittsburgh, and Alan W. (Melody) Dickerson of Pittsburgh; and a sister, Shirley Arsanult of Connecticut. Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse, handled arrangements. Burial was in Maple Grove Cemetery, Shinglehouse.

Donald F. Milchuck

Donald F. Milchuck, 81, of Ridgway, formerly of Coudersport, died Sept. 4, 2017, at Penn Highlands DuBois following a lengthy illness. He was born in Coudersport, son of John and Anna (Dubots) Milchuck. He was active in many volunteer services in Ridgway. A U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Korean War, he was employed by West Penn Power as a lineman for 40 years. Among survivors are his children, Laurel V. Brouse, Brian K. Milchuck, Bruce E. Milchuck, Dianna R. Pugliese, and John A. Milchuck; his fiancé, Grace Daughenbaugh; and a brother, Robert Milchuck of Wildwood, Ill. Thompson Funeral Home, Ridgway, handled arrangements.

Katherine M. Cottrell

Katherine M. Cottrell, 85, a long-time resident of Roulette, died Sept. 4, 2017, at home. Born in Bedford, Ohio, she was a daughter of Robert and Clara Welsh. In 1965, she married John S. Cottrell. She was a member of the Roulette Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary. Among survivors are four children, Charlotte J. Nicholas, Hazel R. (Mrs. Wynn) Duell, John W. Cottrell, and Milford C. “Buddy” Cottrell, all of Roulette; and a sister, Ruth B. Welsh of Bedford. Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse, is handling arrangements.

Lloyd L. Fink

Lloyd L. Fink Sr., 65, of Port Allegany, died Sept. 6, 2017, at his home. He was born in Bradford, a son of Ray and Cleda Hovey Fink. In 1976, he married Doreen Secco. He later married Barbara L. Schoonover Saulter, who died in 2015. Mr. Fink was employed for many years by Pittsburgh Corning Corp. in Port Allegany. Among survivors are a son, Lloyd L. Fink Jr. of Port Allegany; a brother, Ed Fink in Texas; and a sister Leona Ostrum of Emporium. Hartle- Tarbox Funeral Home, Port Allegany, handled arrangements.

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