Norma FarrNorma J. Farr, 90, of 251 North Michael Street, passed away Wednesday, May 25, 2016, at Elk Haven Nursing Home, after a brief illness.

She was born November 15, 1925, in St. Marys, daughter of the late Bernard and Caroline Erich Wright. She was a lifelong resident of the area and attended St. Marys Parochial School.

On January 1, 1949, in the Sacred Heart Church, she married Joseph F. Farr, who preceded her in death on August 25, 2005.

Norma is survived by two daughters, Linda Chicola of St. Marys and Jolene “Teddi” Mackcoviak (Butch Kyler) of St. Marys; six grandchildren including Krista Bish, Stephanie King (Mike), and Jessica Erickson (Josh), who were very close to her. Also surviving are five great grandchildren, Gena-Lin Bish, William Erickson, Joely Titchner, Gweneth Erickson, and Winnie King.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Joseph Farr III, who passed away in infancy on April 14, 1950; four sisters, Thelma Weis, Charlotte Valentine, Eleanor Aker, and Caroline McClain; and by five brothers, Alvin, Eugene, Jerome, Clarence, and Richard Wright. She was the last member of her family.

Norma was a member of the Sacred Heart Church and she enjoyed her beloved cat “Whiskers”.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the Sacred Heart Church on Saturday, May 28, 2016, at 10:00 AM, with the Rev. Eric Vogt, OSB, Pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Visitation is at the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Friday, May 27, 2016, from 6:00 until 8:00 PM.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Elk Haven Nursing Home, 785 Johnsonburg Road, St. Marys, PA 15857.

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Glen ThompsonGlen Theodore “Teddy” Thompson, 71, of Harborcreek, PA, and formerly of Kersey, passed away unexpectedly Friday, May 20, 2016, in Erie.

He was born in Kersey, son of the late Glen and Marguerite Sidelinger Thompson. A graduate of the St. Marys High School, Class of 1962, he entered the Army in 1965.  He was a Vietnam Veteran, having served there for all of 1966.  He attained the rank of Corporal.  Upon his discharge, he enrolled in the General Electric Apprentice Course in Erie. He was a retired employee of General Electric and Steris Corporation of Erie.

Teddy is survived by two sisters, Patricia Uhl and her husband William of Kersey and Jeanne Sheeley of Kersey; a brother, Roger D. Thompson of Kersey; his friend, Barb Ganzer of Erie; and by several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Margaret Marie Thompson, in infancy.

Teddy was a lifetime member of the American Legion and a member of the Toby United Methodist Church. He loved going to the Dog Park on Presque Isle in Erie, where he spent most of his time after his retirement.  He said he knew all the dogs there by name.  He never missed a family reunion and going back to Kersey when he could.

Funeral Services will be held in the Toby United Methodist Church on Friday, May 27, 2016, at 11:00 AM, with the Rev. Karen Trask, Pastor, officiating. Full military rites will be accorded by the Fox Twp. Servicemen’s Burial Detail.  Burial will follow in Parklawn Memorial Gardens.

Visitation is at the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home, St. Marys, PA, on Friday from 9:30 until 10:30 AM.


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Virginia P. Herzing

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Kevin G. Weis

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Gail A. Klein

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Thomas R. Hayes

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