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Sunday, December 30, 2018

Facebook Contest

Facebook Contest

Cameron County Chamber of Commerce announcing a Facebook contest running through Monday morning January 7. Facebook users encouraged to “like” your favorite picture from an Emporium downtown merchant. “This year the business owners went above and beyond decorating storefront windows,” said Tina Solak, Cameron County Chamber of Commerce director. The business with the most “likes” will receive a 2019 chamber membership.

From Christmas trees, to mechanical displays that include elves, snowmen and even a window depicting a Christmas scene from the 1940’s, encourage people to take a walk along Fourth Street in Emporium. The pictures are posted at https://www.facebook.com/CameronCountyChamber.

The winner will be announced on Facebook Monday January 7 at noon.

 CDH Designs



WLEM Window  

 

Kids Ice Fishing Derby


Kids Ice Fishing Derby 
 Hosted by Cameron County Bucktail Rod and Gun 
 Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 10 AM – 2 PM 

 This event is for youth under 16. 
 Hot dogs and hot chocolate and coffee will be provided in the Club House. 
 If possible bring your own fishing equipment. 
 Volunteers will be available to provide basic instructions. 
 Please register in advance with either Don Bickford 814-486-3363 or Frank Armanini 814-486-0941.  
Come out and let the kids have a great time fishing.

Multiphase Blood Screening

Cole All Star Circus Coming Soon

Thursday, December 27, 2018

The Hygrade Inn now on Instagram

Anna Marie (Snyder) Russell

Anna Marie (Snyder) Russell was born to the late Charles I. and Jennie (Zelenz) Snyder on October 25, 1931 in the Renovo Hospital in Renovo, PA. She left this earth to be with her Lord in the early morning hours of Friday, December 21, 2018 in Manley Hot Springs, AK.

She graduated from Bigler Twp. High School in Madera, PA in the class of 1949. Anna worked a short time at the Cigar Plant in Philipsburg, PA, a few years at the Airplane and Marine plant in Hyde City, PA. The remainder of her working years was at the Houtzdale and Emporium Sylvania plants, ending in 1973 when she quit Sylvania in Emporium, PA to move to Alaska.

She married Ernest C. Russell in the First Methodist Church in Emporium, PA on November 4, 1972.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Ernest C. Russell on June 26, 2014, her parents, brother Chuck Snyder, brother-in-law Andrew Vanderwall, nephew Terry Lessig, Sister-in-law Carol Perusich and brother-in-law Jim Perusich.

Surviving are a sister, Mary Vanderwall of Phoenix, AZ, sister-in-law, Sandy Snyder of Philipsburg, PA, brothers-in-law, Terry Russell (Bea) of Manley Hot Springs, AK and Jim Russell of Emporium, PA, 7 nieces, 4 nephews and 5 cousins.

She was a member of the Manley Christian Fellowship in Manley Hot Springs, AK.

A graveside service will be held at the Newton Cemetery next to her beloved husband, Ernest C. Russell on Friday, January 4, 2019 at 10:00 AM with Pastor Joseph Short, First United Methodist Church, officiating.

Juanita Ruth (Quarles)


Juanita Ruth (Quarles), 82 of Cincinnati, Ohio passed away Thursday December 20, 2018. Widow of James E. McDowell. Born July 17, 1936 to the late Gilford and Mary Ethel Quarles in Tuscaloosa Alabama. She graduated from Pennsylvania State University in 1957 with a degree in Mathematics.

 She married James McDowell of Emporium, PA in November 1957. Together they had 6 loving children. They lived in Malvern, PA for 39 years. James passed away in 1992. Since then, Juanita resided in Middletown, PA, Whitehall, PA and more recently in Cincinnati, OH. Juanita (Nita) was loved by everyone for her faith, kindness, and sense of humor

Loving mother of –Robert and Jayne (Stein) McDowell of Waukesha, WI; Karen Margaret McDowell of Cincinnati, OH; Richard and Stacy (Blum) McDowell of Bethlehem, PA; Raymond and Sharon (Uhle) McDowell of Clarksville, MD, Ronald and Jennifer (Peavey) McDowell of Doylestown, PA; and Randal and Lori (Boatright) McDowell of Orlando, FL.

Grandmother of – Joshua, Matthew, Justin, Rory, Nathanael, Jaleah, Gabriel, Grace, Kara, Abby, Ben, Ian, Madeleine, Elias, Emmie, and Rubianne McDowell.

Sister of – Mary Ann Lombardozzi of Middletown, DE and Ellen Walker of Milton, DE.

A Private graveside service will be held in Porage Township Cemetery on Saturday, December 29, 2018. A memorial service is planned for February 2, 2019 at Grace Crossing church in Phoenixville, PA for extended family and friends.

Bradford Regional Airport

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

New Years Eve Party @ The Driftwood Saloon



Monday, December 31, 2018 at 9 PM – 2 AM

Come enjoy ringing in the New Year with great friends at the Saloon! 
Open juke box will start at 9:00pm.

Specials for the day: Broiled Haddock Dinner choice of 2 sides and a dessert. $11.95 16 oz Delmonico Steak choice of 2 sides and a dessert. $18.50 

 We hope you can make it!

Driftwood Saloon & Grill 
375 Driftwood Avenue
 Driftwood, Pa 15832

Saturday, December 22, 2018

Picture of the Day

Meet the Malize's#Partyof2. My nephew Pete & his beautiful bride Shelby. Pete is from Emporium. Shelby has relatives in nearby Ridgway. Met & married in NC, what a small world!

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

St Mark Catholic Church

Christmas Decorating Contest Winners Announced

Winners Announced 

 Christmas Lights shining in Cameron County drew more than 200 voters for the Christmas Decorating Contest. Voters selected 830 Sizerville Road (Courtney and Luke Hostetlar), followed by 1007 Bucktail Highway (Danielle Mason) and 23 Thomas Ryan Road (Josh and Kaity Parslow). Voting took place between December 7-16 online and in person at the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce office.

Three voters randomly chosen and each given cash. The Hygrade Inn sponsored the decorating contest. The David Karkoska Award given to 138 East Fifth Street (Sarah Nolan). David loved Christmas and his business partners at The Hygrade Inn wanted to honor him with a special award. Judges toured the county on Saturday picking the recipient.

“The contest continues to grow each year,” says chamber director Tina Solak. So much work went into decorating each home to be shared with children of all ages. This year STA provided a bus for touring the homes. The packed vehicle included school age children to senior citizens Many homes were greeted with oohs and ahs according to Solak.

 Courtney and Luke Hostetlar's home



Sarah Nolans home

Sunday, December 16, 2018

Caroling in the Wilds

Join other members of the community for a night of caroling, followed by refreshments and door prizes at the Hygrade. Plan to dress festive at the Caroling event. Or where an ugly Christmas sweater! Rich Valley Apiary will be donating a gift basket of their products for a drawing at the Caroling in the Wilds event next Sunday. 
Be part of the community and celebrate the holidays with others.

 Sunday, December 23, 2018 at 6 PM 
 The Hygrade Inn 
212 E 4th Street
 Emporium, PA 15834

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Nearby Craft Show in St Marys

Cameron County Community Chest 2019 Fund Drive – Dec. Update

Cameron County Community Chest 2019 Fund Drive – Dec. Update

We are ten weeks into the 2019 fund drive. Over 200 letters have gone out to local individuals, businesses and organizations. We have had a great start. Through Dec. 14th we have collected $9,309 toward our $19,000 goal. Thanks to all who have contributed. This drive will run through September 30, 2019.

Watch for our monthly updates. Each month we will feature a write up on one of the organizations that the Cameron County Community Chest contributes to. This month’s feature will be the Cameron County Recreation Board.

Cameron County Recreation Center provides many different services to the local community. The main focus is to provide a safe but fun environment for area youth to enjoy. The game room is open Tuesdays through Saturday and offers a variety of table games and electronic gaming. The membership also includes use of the outdoor basketball court and pickle ball court. They have two rooms available for rent for meetings and parties. The large room is the most popular for parties and can be rented for a minimal fee. There is no charge for non-profit rentals. Tables and chairs can be rented (when available) as well as outdoor party games. Zumba classes are held Monday, Wednesday and Thursday at 6:30 pm and Tuesday at 4:30 pm. Please contact the Center for more information or check them out on Facebook at Cameron County Recreation Center. The Recreation Center will continue to collaborate with the 4-H program to provide out of school programs for youth ages 8-18 as well as summer 4-H programs. This summer, two local playgrounds were supervised, South Park and Third Street. The participants enjoyed wildlife presentations from Cameron County Conservation, a trip to Sinnemahoning State Park, a bike ride through Sizerville State Park, art classes by Peggy Heckman, slime making and several other fun programs. Cameron County Recreation is also responsible for organizing and scheduling games for the girls and boys 4th through 6th grade elementary basketball program. Cameron County Recreation Center is funded partly by the County, Emporium Foundation and Community Chest. The 4-H and summer programs are funded entirely by grants from the Emporium Foundation. For questions about any of the programs that are provided please contact the Recreation Director, Holly Manginell by phone 814-486-8915 or by email at camcorecreation@gmail.com.

No donation/memorial is too small. Please send your tax-deductible contribution to: Cameron County Community Chest, PO Box 134, Emporium, PA. 15834, Attn: Judd Schager. Help to support the Recreation Board, Community Nurses, Red Cross, Friends of the Library, the Package Team, Garden Club, Special Community Requests, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, 4-H, Sylvan Heritage and the S.P.C.A.

The Cameron County Community Chest Board of Directors wishes everyone a Safe and Happy Holiday Season.

Shippen Township Holiday Hours

Shippen Township will be closed on Tuesday, December 25th and Tuesday, January 1st in observance of Christmas and New Year’s Day. 

Tuesday’s refuse collections will be on Monday, all other collections will remain the same. 
Please have all refuse curbside by 7:00 a.m. 

 Thank you and have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Cameron County Food Pantry

Cameron County Food Pantry

 The Cameron County Food Pantry will hold a distribution for people determined eligible on Wednesday, December 19, 2018, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the building located behind the Northern Tier Community Action offices at 135 West Fourth Street in Emporium.

 Call 486-1161, ext. 269, with any questions.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

The Cameron County Project


Hello, friends! As we look towards year 2 of this project -- we evaluate if we're meeting our mission of supporting you, our neighbors to be engaged, be heard, and be proud. If you support what we've been working on and our continued efforts of story gathering and community visioning, *PLEASE SHARE THIS POST* If you have questions, please ask. 
 Kind Regards - The Cam Co Project #CamCoProud

ADULT SESSION: Catholic Faith Explained

ADULT SESSION: Catholic Faith Explained Sunday, December 16th following 9:00 AM Mass in O'Connell Hall Topic: Advent "The Gift"
 All are welcome to attend! 

St Mark Church
 235 E. Fourth St
 Emporium, PA 15834

2018 Ambulance Drive

2019 Memberships are available. You can print and fill out the form below then mail it to us or feel free to stop in at the business office to get your membership now.


Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Deer

I'm not sure if it's early, late or on time, but the bucks are shedding their horns. 
This little fella has one horn left.

Local Shurfine Store Included in Buyout

The buyout of the Olean Wholesale Grocery Cooperative will include Emporiums local Shurfine store. Please click on this link to read the article https://tinyurl.com/y9dz3fwy

 "C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire Olean Wholesale Grocery Cooperative, Inc. based in Olean, NY. The sale is expected to close in early 2019."

Searching for Dakota Burdick

This is a valid post on Facebook. Please check the parents FB profile site for updates.
 Mountaineer Search & Rescue out of Emporium are on there way to help with the search for Dakota Burdick. Please click on photo to enlarge it.


Winter Women in the Wilds

The Winter Women in the Wilds program is back for 2019!

The Women in the Wilds event at Sinnemahoning State Park is a ladies-only weekend filled with fun outdoor recreation classes and environmental education programs.

The event begins at 6:00 pm on Friday, February 8, and will conclude at 1:00 pm on 
Sunday, February 10, 2019.

A variety of activity choices for our winter event will include a mixture of indoor and outdoor classes such as cross country skiing, snowshoeing, ice skating, interpretive walks, winter bird identification, nature crafts, Dutch oven cooking, (indoor) yoga, and more.

Fee is $70 per person. Program fee includes choice of seven outdoor recreation and interpretive classes, Friday evening snacks, lunch and dinner on Saturday, lunch on Sunday, plus all program materials and supplies. Equipment for cross country skiing, snowshoeing, and ice skating will be provided. Sizes are limited.

Program fee does NOT include overnight accommodations or breakfast either day. All participants are responsible for finding and paying for their own overnight accommodations. A list of local cabins, B&Bs, and motels will be provided upon request.

Pre-registration and pre-payment required by Friday, January 25th. Limit 30 people.

To register, please visit the event page on the DCNR Calendar of Events https://events.dcnr.pa.gov/event/winter_women_in_the_wilds . Click the green "REGISTER" button on the upper right of the page and more information will be sent to you.

Registration is not considered complete until payment has been received by the park office. For this event, the park office will only accept payment by check. Sorry, we cannot process your payment by credit card. For more information about payment, please contact the park office.

To complete your registration, please mail payment to the park office.

Please write two separate checks:

Check #1 is for meals, $30.00 per person, payable to "Aroma Café".
Check #2 is for program, $40.00 per person, payable to "Commonwealth of PA"

Mail both checks in the same envelope to:
 Winter WITW 
 Sinnemahoning State Park
 4843 Park Rd
 Austin, PA 16720

Homeschool Day: Natural Ornaments



Homeschool Day: Natural Ornaments 
Thursday, December 13, 2018
 10:00 AM -2:00 PM 
*Pre-registration required*

Holiday Open House Saturday, December 15, 2018 12:00 -2:00 PM

For more information on any of these program please visit the DCNR Calendar of Events 

Make Christmas Bright

Make Christmas Bright

Volunteers with the Cameron County Christmas Child Project report gingerbread tags remain on trees at Northwest Bank, Cameron County Chamber of Commerce and the US Post Office. Each tag has suggestions for gift buying for the child. Unwrapped gifts with the tags can be returned to the location where the tag was taken. Toys will be distributed December 19.

Vote for Your Favorite Home

Vote for Your Favorite

Christmas Lights shining in Cameron County. Voting begins Saturday December 8 in the House Decorating Contest. This year voting can be done in person at the chamber office, by paper ballot or online at www.cameroncountychamber.org. Each ballot must contain a unique number to be qualified to take home one of three $100 prizes. That number is found on free tickets available at the chamber office. The ticket also gives the bearer a free coffee at Aroma Café when a dessert is purchased.

On Thursday December 13 STA will provide transportation to those wanting to see each home. Cookies and music will be provided on the bus. Riders can bring beverages. “This gives families and neighbors the opportunity to ride together and not worry about finding the dozen homes competing for prizes,” says Cameron County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Tina Solak.

Twelve homes are competing for prizes which range from $200 to $100. A panel of judges will award the David Karkoska prize of $250.

Unique Christmas Gift Ideas

Unique Christmas Gift Ideas

Looking for a gift for that person who has everything? Cameron County Chamber Bucks can be used at more than two dozen businesses. The recipient can purchase fuel, groceries, vehicle services, dine at a restaurant, or purchase gifts. The gift certificates in any denomination is used like cash.

The Eat Drink Explore passports can be purchased for $35.00. The recipient can visit numerous locations and receive samplings of food and drink. After completion they can receive a unique sweatshirt. The passports are for sale at the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce office.

Kendyl Shaffer Memorial Blood Drive

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Michael E. Hallowell


Michael E. Hallowell, 49, of 51 E. 4th St., Apt 202, Emporium, PA died at his residence on Wednesday afternoon (December 5, 2018).

He was born February 24, 1969 in St. Marys, PA a son of the late Willard T. and Judith Wennin Hallowell. Michael served with the US Marines after high school. He was an avid Buffalo Bills and Philadelphia Phillies fan. He had worked as a die setter for several local powder metal companies. He was a member of the Christabelle Club, the VWF and the Moose Lodge in Emporium.

He is survived by a son, Michael J. Hallowell, Emporium; one daughter, Brianna S. Hallowell, Emporium; two step-sons, Julien M. Bolin, Emporium; and Chase C. Hernandez, Gettysburg; two grandchildren, Olivia and Jordan Amell; two brothers, David W. "Bucket" Hallowell, Emporium and Matthew (Heather) Hallowell, New Windsor, NY; one sister, Debra D. Hallowell, Emporium; Fiancé, Dana Grovanz, Emporium; Close friend and caregiver, Donna Burnside, Emporium. 

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Donald E. Hallowell, sister-in-law, Kimberly Hallowell; maternal grandparents, Ben and Anna Mae Wennin; paternal grandparents, Emerson and Olive Hallowell. 

There will be No Viewing. 

Relatives and friends are invited to Share in a Time of Remembrance at the Miller-Raffaele Post #6221, VFW, 427 East Third Street, Emporium, PA on Saturday (December 8, 2018) from 1:00-4:00 PM.

 Memorial Contributions may be made to Penn Highland Community Nurses, HOSPICE, 757 Johnsonburg Rd., Suite 200, St. Marys, PA 15857

 Online Condolences may be placed at www.BarnettFuneralHome.net

WISH YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS "Happy Holidays"

WISH YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS "Happy Holidays" and help support the Friends of the Library......we are saving for a new roof....and soon, exterior painting...and more!

 Your greeting will appear in the holiday edition of the Cameron County Echo.

Sinnemahoning Sentinel

Welcome to December! Baby, it’s cold outside, but I have some news that will warm your heart!

Our park staff have created a newsletter called the Sinnemahoning Sentinel. Now you can receive all of the park’s program dates and information, as well as a little fireside reading about wildlife watching, outdoor recreation, volunteer opportunities and more. The first edition is attached in a pdf format. Paper copies can also be picked up at the Wildlife Center. (Sorry, we are not able to send copies by postal mail.)

We hope you enjoy reading the Sinnemahoning Sentinel.

Meanwhile, for those of you who adjust to changes more gradually, I have listed below the upcoming programs for the months of December.

We hope to see you soon at Sinnemahoning State Park!

December 2018

Saturday, Dec 8, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Coffee with the Birds - Participate in a Project Feeder Watch bird count and learn about the ten most common winter visitors, their food preferences, and how winter bird feeder counts help scientists learn more about the health of our environment. Refreshments provided. Wildlife Center Classroom

Thursday, Dec 13, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Homeschool Day: Natural Ornaments – Create unique homemade ornaments using local natural materials. Materials and expert assistance provided. Program is free and appropriate for all grade levels. Children under age 7 may need adult assistance. Pre-registration IS required. Wildlife Center Classroom

Saturday, Dec 15, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Holiday Open House – View the Wildlife Center all decked out in its winter splendor during this relaxing holiday event. Listen to the music of the season, as you make a holiday craft or sip cocoa or mulled cider by the cozy fire. Kids will have a chance to meet with Santa and go on a candy cane hunt. Light refreshments will be offered. All ages are welcome to attend this free event. Please join us for the festivities! Wildlife Center Classroom

Saturday, Dec 22, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Coffee with the Birds – Participate in a Project Feeder Watch bird count and make simple natural bird feeders while learning about the variety of bird seeds available and the feathered visitors each will attract. Refreshments provided. Wildlife Center Classroom

Community Survey

The Boards of Commissioners of Cameron, McKean, and Potter County have opened an online community survey for the Northern Pennsylvania Tri-County Comprehensive Plan. As part of a multi-tiered public engagement process, the survey will help identify areas of need in the three counties based upon public opinion.

All citizens are encouraged to complete the online community survey, open until January 9, at : www.surveymonkey.com/r/NorthernPA

The survey is an excellent opportunity for residents, property owners, and other stakeholders in the tri-county region to share feedback on a range of topics, including access to jobs, shopping, and training as well as information on transportation and public services.

Citizens are also invited to attend an open house on the comprehensive plan on January 23, 2019 from 5:30-7:30PM. The open house will be held at the Port Allegany High School Library.

Please pass along the survey link to your contacts – family, friends, coworkers, and neighbors.

Holiday Open House at Sinnemahoning State Park

Holiday Open House at Sinnemahoning State Park On Saturday, December 15

On Saturday, December 15, from 12:00 noon to 2:00 PM, view the Wildlife Center, all decked out in its holiday attire, during Sinnemahoning State Park’s annual Holiday Open House.

Sip a cup of mulled cider while listening to live holiday music by the Mountain Melodies. Enjoy the eye-catching holiday trees, Grandpa Hank’s winter village, and new this year, Maryann and Dave’s model train display.

Light refreshments will be offered, plus an opportunity to create beautiful homemade ornaments using local natural materials. Children can meet Santa and take part in a candy cane hunt. All ages are welcome. Please join us for the festivities!

No pre-registration is required for this FREE seasonal program. For more information, please call the Park Office & Wildlife Center at 814-647-8401, or email SinnemahoningSP@pa.gov.

“2019” Monthly Meeting Dates

Shippen Township

“2019” Monthly Meeting Dates

  January 7th
February 12th
March 5th
April 2nd
May 7th
June 4th July 2nd August 6th
September 3rd
October 1st
November 6th
 December 3rd * 
Reorganizational Meeting
** Wednesday

All meetings will be held at the Shippen Township building and will begin at 7:00 p.m.

Shippen Township Meeting

Shippen Township's re-organizational meeting will be held on Monday January 7, 2019.
 The meeting will be held at the Shippen Township office at 7:00 p.m.
 The public is welcome to attend. Thank you!

Sunday, December 2, 2018

Alma M. Bailey


Alma M. Bailey, 70, of Meadow Road, Emporium, passed away Saturday, December 1, 2018, in her home. Born January 17, 1948 in Port Allegany, PA, she was the daughter of Clarence and Nina Mead Taylor. She was married to Harold Bailey who passed away in 2002. Formerly of Port Allegany, Alma has been a resident of Emporium for 49 years and was employed by several local businesses including the Cabin Kitchen, Motor Coils, Phil’s Shoe Store, Pro America and finally Sheetz until the time of her retirement. Alma was a member of the Vets Club and the Moose Club, both in Emporium.  
She is survived by: two sons, Harold “Chum” (Christina) Bailey of Sterling Run, and Edward P. Bailey of North Creek; four daughters, Tanya Lynn (Shawn) Connelly of Austin, Pa., Tina M. Abbott of Knoxville, Pa., Tammy I. (Mike) Neyman of Emporium, Lorraine F. Bailey and significant other Chuck Sarokon of North Creek; thirteen grandchildren, Sara Neyman, Kelly (Josh) Bundy, Adam and Ryan Clark, Kyle and Taylor Connelly, Natasha and Timothy Banks, Katherine and Harold “Jr.” Bailey, and Scott, Ashley and Alexander Abbott; seven great grandchildren; four brothers, Clarence “Tim” Taylor of Dukes Center, Bill Taylor and Clark Barber both of Port Allegany, and Fred Mead of Florida; and many nieces and nephews.

 In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two sons, Thomas R. Taylor in 1967 and Larry K. Bailey in 1986. 

 Friends will be received in the Coppersmith-Condon Funeral Home, Emporium, on Friday, December 7, 2018 from 10-11 a.m. at which time Funeral and Committal 

Services will be held with Robert Spaeth of Emporium, officiating. 

 Burial will be in Newton Cemetery, Emporium.

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Lucille Ann "LuAnn" Reed


Lucille Ann "LuAnn" Reed, 59, of 128 E. Fifth Street, Emporium, PA died at UPMC-Presbyterian, Pittsburgh, PA on Friday (November 30, 2018). She was born July 16, 1959 in St. Marys, PA a daughter of the late L. Maxwell and Sharon Ramarge Narby. On May 17, 1980 in St. Mark Catholic Church she married Jeffrey E. Reed, who survives.

LuAnn was a member of the Emporium Borough Council since 2002 where she served as President of the Council since January 2016. She was a current member of the Emporium Volunteer Fire Department and the Fire Police for over 20 years. She was a past member of the Relief Association, and a past Emporium Volunteered Fire Department Officer. She was employed for over 40 years at Northwest Savings Bank most recently in the position of Financial Consultant. She served as a board member of the Cameron County Extension. and a board member of the Conservation District, a past president of Cameron County School District Alumni Association and was a salutatorian of the Class of 1977. She was a recipient of the Distinguished Service Award from the Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs in Hershey PA at the Annual Conference, a past member of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, and a member of St. Marks Catholic Church where she had served on Parish Council and Parish Festival Committee, participated in the Financial Accountability of the Parish, Completed individual financial activities for many members of the county as a volunteer service and a member of the Bucktail Watershed Association and the Cameron County Gun Owners.

In addition to her husband Jeff she is survived by a brother, James (Laura) Narby, Emporium; nieces and nephews, Danielle (Philip) Reed and Alexis Narby and Melissa (Geoff Herlin) and Mark (Melissa) Reed; great niece and nephews, Kendall, Lathan and Gunner; mother and father-in-law, Earl and Verna Myers Reed, Emporium; sister-in-law, Vickie (Brad Bender) Reed, Maryland; brother-in-law, Joe (Cindy) Reed, Austin, PA.

She was preceded in death by her Parents, L. Maxwell and Sharon Ramarge Reed.

Visitation with Video Tribute will be at the Barnett Funeral Home on Wednesday from 4-7 PM.

 Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at the St. Mark Catholic Church, 235 East Fourth Street, Emporium, PA on Thursday (December 6, 2018) at 10:00 AM with Rev. Paul S. Siebert, Celebrant and assisted by Pastor Joseph Short,

 Burial will be in the St. Mark Catholic Cemetery, Emporium, PA

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Cameron County Ambulance Service, 299 E. Second St., Emporium, PA 15834 or to Cameron County SPCA, 678 South Mountain Rd., Emporium, PA 15834

Online Condolences may be placed at www.BarnettFuneralHome.net

LuAnn was a friend, a classmate and a wonderful person to all that knew her in Cameron County and beyond. She is gone way too soon and will be missed so much, by so many. 

2019 Dog License Reminder