John A. Burgdorfer

OIL CITY -- John A. Burgdorfer, 90, Oil City, died January 7, 2022, at Highland Oaks at Water Run in Clarion. Born April 21, 1931, in Fertigs, he was a son of the late Frank and Annie Storrie Burgdorfer. He was a Korean War veteran. His survivors include his brother, Robert Burgdorfer of Knox.

Harold R. Goughler

EMLENTON Harold R. Goughler, 88, of Emlenton passed away at home Monday, January 3, 2022.

Linel Grace Renfrew Martin

FRANKLIN Linel Grace Renfrew Martin, 83, of Franklin, died January 8, 2022, at Oakwood Heights in Oil City. She was born August 1, 1938, in Salem Township, Clarion County, the daughter of the late Lindsey Hodgson and Elva Dittman Renfrew.

Thaddeus E. Mays

SHIPPENVILLE Thaddeus E. Mays, 54, of Shippenville, passed away Monday, January 3, 2022, at UPMC Northwest in Seneca, after a long fight with the coronavirus. Thad was born on April 25, 1967, in Oil City, the son of Chalmer and Melissa Mays.

Marion Merryman

OIL CITY -- Marion C. Merryman, 80, of Oil City, died January 6, 2022, at her home. Born November 21, 1941, in Rimersburg, she was the daughter of the late Marion and Julia Minnick Custer.

Norma Jane Miller

RIMERSBURG Norma Jane Miller, 95, of Rimersburg, died January 7, 2022, at her home. She was born February 18, 1926, in Distant. She was the daughter of Daniel and Rosetta (Ruth) McCauley.

Tracy A. Rhoads

EMLENTON Tracy A. Rhoads, 54 of Emlenton, passed away Wednesday, January 5, 2022, at Butler Hospital. Tracy was born December 8, 1967, in Clarion. He was the son of Charles A. Rhoads and Sandra Simpson Rhoads. Tracy graduated from AC-Valley High School.

Aquilla Sanderford

NEW BETHLEHEM -- Aquilla Ray Sanderford, 80, of New Bethlehem, died January 5, 2022, at Clarion Hospital. He was born on December 2, 1941, in Oklahoma; son of the late Rayford and Tessie Hulsey Sanderford.

John S. Walter

EMLENTON John S. Walter, 69, of Emlenton, died January 8, 2022, at his residence. John was born in Sharon on January 25, 1952. He was the son of the late Harvey E. "Fred" and Emma E. "Betty" Scott Walter. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Era.

Melvin S. Yori

PARKER Melvin S. Yori, 53, of Parker, died January 8, 2022, at Clarion Hospital. He was born May 15, 1968, in Butler, the son of Charles R. and Anna Mary (Best) Yori. Melvin proudly served in the U.S. Army during Desert Storm.

CLARION – Valerie D. Grant, 64, of Clarion, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 5, 2021, at her home.