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Glenn T. Anthony, 89, Meadville, PA, went to meet his Savior, Sunday, August 29, 2004 at his home surrounded by his Family. Born July 17, 1915, in Susquehanna, PA, he is survived by his loving and faithful wife of 68 years, Jean E. Anthony, Meadville. They were married on August 15, 1936.

Also surviving are a daughter, Helen J. Smith, Meadville; a daughter, Linda L. and Milton Graham, Cochranton, PA; a son, Thomas E. and Nancy Anthony, Jamestown, PA; several nieces and nephews; 17 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father, Glenn T. Anthony; his mother, Helen M. Anthony; a son, Richard L. Anthony; a brother, Claren Anthony.

He was an avid bowler and fisherman, and he enjoyed working in his yard. He was a carman with the Erie Lackawanna Railroad, having retired in 1975 after 39 years and cared for his invalid son, who preceded him in death. He was a member of the Carman’s Union. He was a dedicated Christian since 1954, and a member of Bible Baptist Church; he assisted in construction of the Church.

Services were held from the Roofner-Collins Funeral Home on Thursday, September 2, officiated by Pastor Phillip P. Thomas of Bible Baptist Church. Burial, Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Meadville.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of Crawford County, 448 Pine Street, Meadville, PA 16335.


Mr. John Joseph Malloy, of Fort Myers, passed away at home on August 28, 2004. He was born on July 24, 1921, in Meshoppen, Pennsylvania to Ella Sheridan and Francis Malloy. After graduation from high school, he moved to Delanco, New Jersey.

Mr. Malloy served with the 102nd Infantry Division in the European Theater of Operations from 1942 to 1946. He attended Purdue University under the Army Special Training Program. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Economics Degree from Villanova University in 1950.

Mr. Malloy became a logistics expert in warehousing and international distribution and eventually became founder and president of Malloy Warehouse and Distribution, Inc., which served the eastern seaboard.

In the late 1960’s Mr. Malloy turned his attention to real estate investment and banking in Lee County. John Malloy will be lovingly remembered a gentleman and a generous man of integrity. John was happiest when involved in a great conversation or a good book. His passion for story telling, his quick Irish wit and beautiful tenor voice were gifts to us all.

Mr. Malloy will be missed by his wife of 58 years, Cecelia Baiada Malloy; his five daughters, Lynne (Gary) VanSciver, Fort Myers, Taire Malloy, Fort Myers, Donna Malloy, Clearwater Beach, Patrice Malloy (Mark Journey), Fort Lauderdale, Maureen (Stevan) Allen, Sacramento, California; son, Robert (Esther) Malloy, Mt. Laurel, New Jersey; his fourteen grandchildren, Gary, Mark, Cavan, Alexis, David, John, Russ, Matthew, Jenna, Fernando, Christina, Elena, Luke, Miles; his five great-grandchildren, Kyle, Carly, Mark, Kevin, Kelly; his nephews, William Peterson, John Peterson.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Thursday, September 2, at Church of the Resurrection, Fort Myers.


Shawn Alan Staerker, Susquehanna, PA, passed away, to e with his loving sister, Robin, on Monday, August 30, 2004, at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital.

He was also predeceased by his loving father, Andrew Staerker.

He is survived by his loving wife, Geraldine Staerker, Susquehanna, whom he shared his life with for nine and a half years; two children, Cody A. and Casey A. Staerker, Susquehanna; his mother, Judith and Louis Groover, Port Jervis, NY; three brothers, Andrew and Lorraine Conklin, Michael Staerker, John and Rita Staerker; a sister, Denage (Dee); several nieces and nephews.

He was a devoted and loving husband and father. We will all miss and love you very much.

A memorial service was held at the First Baptist Church, Susquehanna, on Thursday, September 2.

The family would like to thank the nurses and staff of the Lourdes Oncology Department and Hospice Program for their tender and loving care.

Kindly consider memorial contributions to the Trust Fund for Cody and Casey, c/o Mary and Roger French, RR 2 Box 764, Susquehanna, PA 18847.

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