Jane M. Fedorko Scutella, 97, formerly of Silver Creek Terrace and 344 Grant Street, St. Marys, passed away Thursday, August 22, 2019, at the Elk Haven Nursing Home.

She was born July 12, 1922, in Williamsport, daughter of the late Robert K. and Gertrude Herbstreet Pearsall.  Jane was a graduate of Ridgway Centennial High School, Class of 1941 and had been a resident of the area since 1953.  She was a former employee of the Ridgway Tannery, Kennedy Photo Shop, Penn Bank, and Ridgway Steel Fabricators.

In 1949, Jane married Michael Fedorko, who preceded her in death in 1966.  On June 14, 1978, she married Anthony Scutella, who preceded her in death on August 28, 2014.

Jane is survived by two daughters, Hope Krieg and her husband Ambrose of St. Marys and Faith Gillis and her husband Alan of Pittsburgh; her step-children, Antoinette Caithness, Brenda Nabi, Patty (Bob) Haberberger, and Gary (Betty Jo) Scutella; 13 grandchildren, Sara (Chuck) Hawkins, Gregg (Kendall) Gillis, Amber Krieg, David Krieg, Christopher (Breey) Krieg, Jesse Scutella, Dan Scutella, Anthony Allegretto, Craig Allegretto, Farah (Rick) Chapes, Kelly Doerfler, Cheri (TJ) Schreiber, and Mary (Mark) Hurley; 18 great grandchildren; and by a son-in-law, Ted Allegretto.

In addition to her husbands and parents, Jane was preceded in death by a son, Mickey Fedorko; a granddaughter, Lena Malchak; a grandson, William Byers; a sister, Norma Haines; a brother, Jerome Pearsall; a step-daughter, Diane Scutella; a daughter-in-law, Anne Scutella; and by two sons-in-law, Jack Caithness and Sid Nabi.  She was the last member of her immediate family.

Jane was a member of the Sacred Heart Church, the Catholic Daughters of America, and the Elks Club.  She enjoyed being at family get-togethers with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the Sacred Heart Church on Monday, August 26, 2019, at 10:00 AM, with the Rev. Michael Gabler, OSB, Pastor, officiating.  Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Visitation is at the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Sunday, August 25, 2019, from 5:00 until 8:00 PM.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Sacred Heart Activity Center, 337 Center Street, St. Marys, PA  15857; the Silver Creek Terrace Activity Fund, 791 Johnsonburg Road, St. Marys, PA  15857; or to the Elk Haven Nursing Home Activity Fund, 785 Johnsonburg Road, St. Marys, PA  15857.

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William A. “Bill” Bauer, 82, of 127 Parkway Road, St. Marys, passed away Monday, August 19, 2019, at Penn Highlands Elk, after a brief illness.

He was born June 22, 1937, in St. Marys, son of the late Michael H. and Catherine Brock Bauer, Sr.  Bill was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Central Catholic High School, Class of 1955.  He was a former employee of Speer Carbon, the Stackpole Carbon Company, Pure Carbon, Bucktail Supply, and was a retired employee of SGL.

On September 3, 1960, in the St. Marys Church, Bill married Margaret “Peg” Gnan, who survives.  He is also survived by three daughters, Mary Pat Fleming and her husband Brian, Julie Smithbauer, and Carol Wilson and her husband Cain, all of St. Marys; a son, Thomas W. Bauer and his wife Paula of St. Marys; 12 grandchildren, Alissa Fleming and her husband Jonathon Jacobeen, Jessica (fiancé Brad Sidelinger) Fleming, Janice (Mike) Muldowney, Erica (Andy) Morris, Melissa Bauer, Scott Bauer, Jennifer Bauer, Camille Smithbauer, Mitchell Smithbauer, Kendra Smithbauer, Jared Smithbauer, and Nathan Smithbauer; and one great grandson, Owen Muldowney.  Also surviving are two brothers, Peter B. Bauer and his wife Bernice of St. Marys and Jon F. Bauer and his wife Lori of Camp Hill; and by a son-in-law, James W. Smithbauer of St. Marys.

In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by a brother, Michael H. Bauer, Jr.; and by a granddaughter, Michelle Bauer.

Bill was a member of the St. Marys Church and a member of the Crystal Volunteer Fire Department for 60 years.  He was a Board Member and President of the Boys and Girls Club for 33 years, as well as a Charter and Board Member of the St. Marys Historical Society.  Bill was a member and past Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus, a longtime member of the Zoning Board, and a member of the St. Marys Sportsmen’s Club.

Along with his brothers, Bill started the Bucksgahuda and Western Railroad.  He was a 12 gallon blood donor.  During his career, he was awarded two patents for his collaboration on carbon commutator technology and he logged over 1,000,000 airline miles.  Spending time at the railroad with his family and extended family and cooking bacon on Sunday were among Bill’s favorite pastimes.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the Sacred Heart Church on Friday, August 23, 2019, at 10:00 AM.  Burial will follow in the St. Marys Cemetery.

Visitation is at the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Thursday, August 22, 2019, from 5:00 until 8:00 PM.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Crystal Fire Department, PO Box C, St. Marys, PA  15857, or to the American Cancer Society Hope Lodge Hershey, 125 Lucy Avenue, Hummelstown, PA  17036.

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