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Look For Our HUNTING SPECIAL In The NOVEMBER 24th ISSUE Of The County Transcript

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Jacqueline C. Penn, 79, Thompson, PA, passed away at home on Monday, November 8, 2004 after an illness.

She was born in Lockhaven, PA, the daughter of the late Myles and Annabelle Limbert.

She was predeceased by a sister, Joby Calandrillo.

Jackie is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Homer and Charlene Ferrante, Susquehanna, PA, Richard and Linda Penn, Maryland; five daughters and four sons-in-law, Rita and David Carr, Great Bend, PA, Connie Dragnett, Thompson, Carolyn and Earl Cottrell, Thompson, Patty and Dale Ross, Lanesboro, PA, Kathryn and Louie Price, Ararat, PA; one brother, Myles Limbert, Lanesboro; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Doris and Clyde Boughton, Oakland, PA, Joan and Ben Terry, Pleasant Mount, PA, Phyllis Oropallo, Susquehanna; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Susquehanna. She retired after many years of service as a nurses’ aide at Barnes-Kasson Hospital SNF, Susquehanna.

The funeral service was held on Thursday, November 11, at the First Baptist Church, with Pastor Fred Johnson officiating.

Burial, Lanesboro Cemetery, Lanesboro, PA.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Susquehanna County Chapter.


Romolo Joseph Radicchi, 80, Susquehanna, PA and Leesburg, FL, passed away Tuesday, November 2, 2004 at Wilson Memorial Hospital, Johnson City, NY, after an illness.

He was born in Susquehanna on May 19, 1924, to the late Joseph and Ida Radicchi.

Romolo was predeceased by four brothers, Carlo Radicchi, Phillip Radicchi, Francis Radicchi, Remo Radicchi.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Ruth Glidden Radicchi. He was a patient and loving father to his five daughters and sons-in-law, JoAnn Radicchi and husband Michael Hargrove, Carol Tingley and husband Rick, Linda Zilla and husband Steve, Sharon Soden and husband Rick, Sandy Zaccheo and husband Vito. He will be greatly missed and remembered by his eleven grandchildren, Bryan and Alex Hargrove, Nicole and Lauren Tingley, Gina and Marisa Zilla, Adam, Brent, Craig and Aaron Soden, Derek Zaccheo. Also surviving are his brother, Ettore Radicchi; many nieces and nephews.

Romolo graduated from Laurel Hill Academy and served in the US Navy Submarine Service during World War II. He owned and operated Radicchi’s Shoe Store in Susquehanna. Prior to his retirement, he established and ran Sugerman’s Hearing Aid Center. He was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church, Susquehanna and an active member of St. John’s Men’s Club. Rom’s greatest enjoyment was his grandchildren and supporting their many activities. He was an avid golfer, fisherman and enjoyed working in his garden.

The funeral service was held on November 6, at Hennessey’s Funeral Home, Susquehanna, and at St. John’s Church, where a Mass of Christian Burial was offered by the Rev. Robert Simon. Burial, St. John’s Cemetery, Susquehanna.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s Catholic Men’s Club, c/o Eugene Testa, 505 Broad Avenue, Susquehanna, PA 18847; or to the American Cancer Society.


Ferdinand “Fred” Graf, 72, of New Milford, PA, formerly of Glendale, NY, passed away on Thursday, November 11, 2004, at Mercy Hospital, Scranton, PA.

He was born in Fekitic, Yugoslavia to the late Nicholas and Barbara (Steckel) Graf. His wife of 43 years, Marge S. Graf survives.

His three children and their spouses, Diane and Ernie Grimes, Glendale, NY, Richard and Ann Marie Graf, New Milford, PA, Susan and Joseph Pipitone, New Milford, PA; 8 grandchildren, Joe Pipitone, Richard and Timothy Grimes, Anthony Pipitone, Nicholas Grimes, Michael Pipitone, Rachel Grimes and Christopher Graf also survive.

The family received friends at the Daniel K. Regan Funeral Home Montrose, PA on Sunday.

He will be interred at the Cyprus Hills Cemetery, Jamaica Queens, NY.

A Fred Graf Memorial Scholarship fund will be set up through the Community Foundation of Susquehanna County, 36 Lake Ave., Montrose, PA 18801.


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