Sara Beimel CropSara Jane Beimel, 70, of 686 Shelvey Summit Rd., Kersey, passed away Sunday (7/27/14) at her residence after an illness of the past year. She was born December 25, 1943, in Ridgway, daughter of the late Kathryn Thomas. She was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of St. Marys High School, class of 1961. She worked for many years as a beautician at her shop and also served as secretary of Jireh Lanes in Kersey, which her family owns.

On September 1, 1962, in the St. Boniface Church, she married Harold C. Beimel, who survives. She is also survived by a son Hal Beimel and his wife Kelly of Ridgway, 2 granddaughters, Isabella Beimel and Haddie Mae Beimel and by many nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Beimel was a member of the Hallton Church of Christ. She was an artist. She spoke and did inspirational chalk drawings. She traveled to many countries touching many lives with messages and drawings of chalk art. Her ministry also extended to the local nursing homes. She enjoyed being with her family especially her granddaughters.

Funeral services for Sara Jane Beimel will be held in the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, 16915 Boot Jack Rd., Ridgway, PA, with Pastor Ron Burkett officiating, at 11:00 AM on Wednesday (7/30/14). Burial will follow at Parklawn Memorial Gardens in Ridgway. Visitation is at the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Tuesday from 5:00-8:00 PM. Online condolences may be offered at www.lynch-radkowski.com.

Timothy 4:7- I have fought the good fight, I have finished the course, I have kept the faith.

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Eos 2011 119Naomi F. Posteraro, 94, of 436 Ash Street, Saint Marys, passed away Friday (7-25-2014) at the Penn Highlands Dubois after a brief illness.  She was born May 26, 1920, in Brockway, daughter of the late Antonio and Celeste Montanari Berardi.  She was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of the Brockway High School.  She was a retired employee of Powdered Metal Products.

On October 25, 1941, in the Saint Tobias Church in Brockway, she married Samuel F. Posteraro who preceded her in death on June 17, 2006.  She is survived by three sons, Dennis S. Posteraro and his wife Donna of Saint Marys; Joseph A. Posteraro and his wife Patricia of Saint Marys; Ronald A. Posteraro and his wife Namthip of McDonald, PA.  Also surviving are 7 grandchildren, Stephanie Shields, Celeste Wilson, Melanie Brouse, Erica Hayes, Lynn Pahl, Mark Posteraro, and Aaron Posteraro; 12 great-grandchildren, Kara Dornish, Allison Shields, Tammy Shields, Holly Shields, Curtis Wilson, Nicole Wilson, Sophie Brouse, Samantha Hayes, Nicholas Hayes, Lucia Hayes, Tony Brouse, Gianna Brouse, and by a brother, Dominic Berardi and his wife Edith of Brockway.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister Edith Ruberto and by two brothers, John Berardi and Mario Berardi.

Mrs. Posteraro was a member of the Queen of the World Church and enjoyed being with her family.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the Queen of the World Church on Tuesday (7-29-2014) at 10:00 AM, with the Rev. Richard Allen, pastor, officiating.  Burial will follow in the Saint Marys Cemetery.  Visitation is at the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Monday evening from 6:00 – 8:00 PM.  Memorials, if desired, can be made to the Queen of the World Church, 134 Queens Road, Saint Marys, PA 15857.

Online condolences may be offered at www.lynch-radkowski.com.

 

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