Donald E. Huggler, 67, of 125 Anthony Road, St. Marys, passed away unexpectedly, Sunday, June 17, 2018, at his camp in Spring Creek Township.

He was born September 1, 1950, in St. Marys, son of the late Lyle E. and Ethel B. Stockman Huggler. He was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of St. Marys High School.  Donald was a retired carpenter for Suburban Builders.

On September 27, 1980, in the St. Mary’s Church, Donald married Nancy K. Golden, who survives. He is also survived by two sisters, Janice Burns and her husband Gordon, and Gloria Dietz and her husband Kenneth, both of St. Marys; and by many nieces and nephews, including his nephew, L. J. Huggler, with whom Donald was very close.

In addition to his parents, Donald was preceded in death by a sister, Shirley Scolari; and by a brother, Randall “Randy” Huggler.

Donald was a member of the St. Mary’s Church, the Knights of Columbus, and the Ridgway Veterans of Foreign Wars. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and spending time at his camp.  Donald was also an avid Pittsburgh Pirates, Steelers, and Penguins fan.

A Funeral Service will be held in the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Friday, June 22, 2018, at 11:00 AM, with the Rev. Peter Augustine Pierjok, OSB, officiating.

Visitation will be at the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home Friday morning, from 10:00 until the time of the service.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the American Diabetes Association, Two Chatham Center, Suite 1520, 112 Washington Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15219.

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Richard C. “Dickie” Emmert, 75, of 151 Sara Road, St. Marys, passed away Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at his residence, after a lengthy illness.

He was born June 9, 1943, in St. Marys, son of the late Robert and Ruth Roof Emmert. He was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of St. Marys High School, Class of 1961.  Dickie was a retired employee of the Keystone Powdered Metal Company and Keystone Thermistors, with over 45 years of service.  He was also co-owner of the St. Marys Model Shop for 25 years.

On May 4, 1968, in the Sacred Heart Church, Dickie married Joan M. Pistner, who survives. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary this year.

He is also survived by two sons, Richard K. “Rick” Emmert and his wife Lori, and Joseph J. “Joe” Emmert, both of St. Marys; five grandchildren, Alex Emmert, Jared Emmert, Kiri Emmert, Megan Emmert, and Kenna Emmert; two sisters, Patricia Cassidy and her husband Patrick of Danville, KY and Mary Rio and her husband John of Millsboro, DE; and by many nieces and nephews.

Dickie was a member of the Queen of the World Church, where he served as an usher. He was also a veteran of the United States Army Reserves and a coach for the former Knothole Baseball League.  He was a longtime member and enjoyed golfing at Bavarian Hills.

He enjoyed woodworking, metalworking, and creating with his hands and mind. He was an inventor, craftsman, and a teacher to anyone who wanted to learn.  He was always more than willing to lend a helping hand, even if it meant sacrificing his own needs.  He enjoyed going to camp, but most of all, Dickie enjoyed spending time with his wife, his boys, and his grandchildren.  He was a very gentle and patient man and was loved by all.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the Queen of the World on Saturday, June 16, 2018, at 9:30 AM, with the Rev. Jeff Noble, Pastor, officiating. Full military rites will be accorded by the St. Marys Servicemen’s Burial Detail.  Burial will be in the St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Visitation is at the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Friday, June 15, 2018, from 5:00 until 8:00 PM.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Hahne Hematology Group, 100 Hospital Avenue, DuBois, PA 15801; the Community Nurses, Inc., 757 Johnsonburg Road, Suite 200, St. Marys, PA  15857; or to the Queen of the World Church, 134 Queens Road, St. Marys, PA  15857.

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