Clarence FeidlerClarence J. Feidler, 82, of 927 Fern Road, St. Marys, passed away Monday, March 2, 2015, at the Elk Haven Nursing Home after a lengthy illness.

He was born August 28, 1932 in St. Marys, son of the late Chauncey and Theresa Schaffman Feidler.  He was a lifelong resident of the area and attended St. Boniface School.  He retired from GTE Sylvania in 1986 after 39 years of service.

On April 23, 1955 in the Sacred Heart Church, he married Patricia “Patty” Leuschel, who survives.  He is also survived by a daughter, Maureen Pichler and her husband Randy of Kersey; two sons, Stephen Feidler and his wife Mary Lynn of St. Marys and Michael Feidler and his wife Eva of St. Marys; four grandchildren, Leah Chamberlin and her husband Nick, Michele Feidler, Jeremy Schreiber, and Emily Schreiber; four great grandchildren, Sam Flynn, Alexa Chamberlin, Nickalas Chamberlin, and Ridge Myers; three brothers, Leonard Feidler and his wife Veronica of Weedville, Jerome Feidler and his wife Joyce of St. Marys, and Norman Feidler and his wife Shirley of St. Marys; and a sister-in-law, Carol Gorske of St. Marys.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four sisters, Martha Minechelli, Dorothy Knouse, Helen Feidler, and Esther Glance; and by three brothers, James Feidler, Robert Feidler, and Richard Feidler.

Mr. Feidler was a member of the Sacred Heart Church and a veteran of the Korean War, having served in Trieste in the 301st Infantry Signal Corp.  He was active in Knothole Baseball when he managed his sons’ teams and was a member of the Quarter Century Club at GTE Sylvania and a member of the Moose.

Clarence was a strong and loving man who touched the lives of all whom he came in contact with.  He loved his family with all his heart and was truly the sunshine of their lives.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the Sacred Heart Church on Thursday, March 5, 2015, at 10:00 AM, with the Rev. Eric Vogt, OSB, Pastor, officiating.  Full military rites will be accorded by the St. Marys Servicemen’s Burial Detail.  Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Visitation is at the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Wednesday, March 4, 2015, from 5:00 until 8:00 PM.

Due to his love of coaching and spectating, memorials can be made to the St. Marys Little League Baseball/Softball Association, PO Box 1001, St. Marys, PA  15857.

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Richard CookRichard Lee Cook, 72, of 307 Main Street, Kersey, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, March 1, 2015, at Penn Highlands Elk.

He was born October 5, 1942 in Renovo, PA, son of the late Catherine Cook Page.  He was a graduate of Bucktail High School, Class of 1960, and had lived in the Kersey area since 1989.  He had worked at the Philadelphia and Virginia Naval Ship Yards, served as police chief of Chapman Twp., and was a retired employee of the Department of Public Welfare.

He was married to Erika Wilkinson, who survives.  He was preceded in death by his second wife, Clare Grunthuner.

He is survived by a daughter, Catherine Shuttleworth and her husband Joe of Kersey; three sons, Markus Cook of New Jersey, Thomas Cook of New Jersey, and Robert Cook and his wife Janell of Chambersburg, PA; eight grandchildren; two great grandchildren; six sisters, Dottie Stoltz and her husband Oscar of Renovo, Barb Lullo of Renovo, Shirley Young and her husband Ken of Kittaning, Laura Snyder and her husband Jack of Salona, PA, Judy Long and her husband Leon of Lock Haven, and Doris Williams and her husband Steve of Lock Haven; and two brothers, Harry Page of Renovo and Luthur Page and his wife Brenda of Lock Haven.

He was preceded in death by a brother, George Page; and a sister, Yvonne, who died in infancy.

Mr. Cook served during the Vietnam Era in the US Air Force Police.  He was an avid hunter and fisherman, was involved in Cub Scouts in his early years, and loved spending time with his grandchildren.

There will be no visitation.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service to be held in the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Wednesday, March 4, 2015, at 2:00 PM, with the Rev. Ross Miceli officiating.  Full military rites will be accorded by the Fox Twp. Servicemen’s Burial Detail.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Elk County Humane Society, 1029 East Eschbach Road, St. Marys, PA  15857.

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