Herbert J. Le Grys, Jr., 75, of 604 Virginia Road, St. Marys, passed away Friday, March 24, 2017, at his home.

He was born March 14, 1942, in St. Marys, son of the late Herbert J. and Armella Smith Le Grys, Sr. He was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of St. Marys Public High School, Class of 1960.  He was a former employee of Stackpole Carbon Company and was a retired employee of Morgan Advanced Materials, retiring in 1999.

On October 26, 1968, in the Sacred Heart Church, Herbert married Joan M. Keenen, who survives. He is also survived by two sisters, Jeanne Le Grys of Ridgway and Lisa Burke and her husband Michael of Caledonia; a brother, Paul D. Le Grys and his wife Jackie of St. Marys; a brother-in-law, Richard Keenen and his wife Roseann of Clarion; and by several nieces, nephews, great nieces, and a great nephew.

Herbert was a member of the St. Mary’s Church and served in the National Guard. He liked to travel and in his early years, he enjoyed playing golf.

There will be no visitation.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the St. Mary’s Church on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at 10:00 AM, with the Rev. Alfred Patterson, OSB, Pastor, officiating. Burial will be in the St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the American Cancer Society, Elk County, 26 South Second Street, Clearfield, PA 16830, or to the Community Nurses, Inc., Hospice, 757 Johnsonburg Road, Suite 200, St. Marys, PA 15857.

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Beatrice A. “Sally” Shilk, 83, a resident of Elk Haven Nursing Home and formerly of Grant Road, Ridgway, passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at Elk Haven, after a lengthy illness.

She was born February 19, 1934, in Ridgway, daughter of the late Lawrence and Virginia Grosser Northrop. She was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Ridgway High School.  Sally was a retired employee of Clarion Sintered Metals.

Sally married Melvin D. Shilk, Sr., who preceded her in death on April 10, 2007.

She is survived by a daughter, Cynthia O’Leary and her husband Michael of Kersey; four sons, Melvin “Rusty” Shilk and his wife Kathy of Ridgway, Charles Shilk and his wife Margaret of Brockway, Carl Shilk and his wife Dawn of Ridgway, and Edward Shilk and his wife Julie of Ridgway; 11 grandchildren, Dave Shilk, Paul Shilk, Jason O’Leary (Shannon), Carey Findlay (David), Christopher Shilk (Denna), Kyle Shilk (Heidi), Tyler Shilk, Madison Shilk, Alyssa Shilk, Amanda Shilk, and Aaron Shilk; six great grandchildren; a brother, Edward Northrop and his wife Debbie of Columbus, OH; and by numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband and parents, Sally was preceded in death by two grandchildren, Charlie Shilk and Gelaine O’Leary; two sisters, Virginia Steger and Pauline Smith; and by three brothers, Eugene Northrop, Lawrence Northrop, and Robert Northrop in childhood.

Sally was a member of the Red Hat Society and the Montmorenci Grange. She will be remembered as a very hard worker.  Sally, along with her sister Virginia, owned and operated the former Buttons and Bows Yarn and Fabric Shop in Ridgway.

A Funeral Service will be held in the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at 11:00 AM. Burial will follow in the Ott Cemetery in Ridgway.

Visitation is at the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Tuesday morning from 9:30 until the time of the service.

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

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