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Richard L Ganoe

Richard L Ganoe

06/28/1935 - 12/20/2008

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Richard L. Ganoe, 73, of Iron Bridge Road, Sigel, departed this life Saturday, Dec. 20, 2008.
Born June 28, 1935, in Clarion, he was a son of the late William E. and Cecelia V. Aaron Ganoe.
He was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army in 1958.
Mr. Ganoe started working at Ford Motor Co. in Ohio and then co-owned and operated the Tavern in Clarion for 33 years. He then retired and was employed part-time at Kraus Sorce of Shippenville, where he enjoyed working with his co-workers for more than 15 years.
He was a member of the Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church of Clarion.
He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus of Clarion.
He enjoyed traveling to Florida with his wife, working with the guys at Kraus Sorce, working on his farm, camping, and spending time with family and friends.
He was married July 10, 1964, to the former Donna Fike, who survives.
Also surviving are a son, Brian Ganoe and his wife, Roberta, of Hazen; two daughters, Jill Masters and her husband, Curt, of Strattanville, and Teresa Selker and her husband, Steve, of Shippenville.
Survivors also include seven grandchildren, Mackenzie Ganoe, Bailey Ganoe, Brooke Ganoe, Regan Ganoe, Zachary Selker, Kristin Selker and Jacob Selker.
Also surviving are four sisters, Mary Louise Beichner of Oil City, Dorothy J. Beichner of New Castle, Clara Marie Leicht of Kentucky and Kathleen Thompson of Clarion; and four brothers, Robert J, Ganoe of Clarion, Bernard Ganoe of Clarion, Edgar T. Ganoe of Shippenville and Raymond Ganoe of Coco Beach, Fla.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, David J. Ganoe in 1994, Leo C. Ganoe in 2005 and William E. Ganoe in 2008.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Robert V. Burns Funeral Home in Clarion.
Christian wake service will be held at 8:30 p.m. today in the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Immaculate Conception Church of Clarion with the Rev. Monty Sayers, pastor, presiding.
Entombment will be in the Immaculate Conception Mausoleum.
The family suggests memorials be made to the Simmons Center for Interstitial Lung Disease by visiting the following Web site, http:\\\donations.html, or to the Immaculate Conception Church or school in Clarion.


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Bob Tinsley, Post Commander

American Legion Family
Monday, December 22, 2008

When we lose a loved one, it is a sad time for the family; when we lose a veteran, it's a sad time for our Nation. We trust that the fond memories you have will comfort you and please accept our most sincere conolences.

Michael Konior

Northern Cambria
Brother in-law
Monday, December 22, 2008

Audrey and I would like to extend our sincere sympathy to the entire Ganoe family. May each of you find comfort in knowing that he rests in the Lord's kingdom. May that thought bring peace to your hearts and minds during this very difficult time. Your memories, no one can ever take away...cherish them. Love and God bless, Mike and Audrey (Brothers) Konior

Missy Klingensmith

Monday, December 22, 2008

Jill, I would like to send my sincere condolences to you and your family. I can relate to your situation as I just lost my mom on the 18th. You are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Kevin Himes and Family

Monday, December 22, 2008

Sorry to hear about Dick. He and I had a lot of lunches together at the Tavern. I worked at Rea Jobber and Himes' L&R Store so I ate there almost everyday. My family sends condolences also. We shall keep your family in our thoughts and prayers. With deepest sympathy, Kevin Himes and family

Steve fleckenstein&Sherry Vowinckel

Monday, December 22, 2008

Sorry to hear about Dick,we always enjoyed talking and joking with him when he would come shopping in the store.He was usually there early to pick up Donna and he shopped while waiting for her to get done.

Kenneth C. Daugherty Jr.

Monday, December 22, 2008

Please except my condolences. Because of my injuries I am unable to attend in person.

Rev. Phillip Paul Thomas

Friend of Family
Saturday, January 10, 2009

The Ganoe family has been a very special part of my life. Ray was my science teacher at CAHS. I have hunted with Bob, Ed, and Bun. I spent many hours with Bob, and consider him a dear friend. It was through Bob that I had the privilege of meeting Dick. Dick was a gentle soul whose friendly smile and quick wit could light up a room in an instant. I shall miss him. My prayers are with your entire family.