In Memoriam 2022

Candles

Looking back at some of those whom we have lost in 2022.

January

13 – Lynn Yeakel, 80, U.S. Senate candidate, 1992

15 – Melvin J. Greenberg, state representative, 1965-66

16 – Duane E. Miller, 84, Bangor mayor, 1974-90

17 – Timothy P. Shoemaker, 67, Everson mayor, 1990-2010

February

17 – Douglas L. Morrow, 55, New Cumberland mayor

March

1 – Wayne P. Dobos, 72, Leechburg mayor, 2017-22

April

28 – Harold James, 79, state representative, 1989-2008, 2012

May

2 – Charles Timothy Shaffer, 76, state senator, 1981-96

2 – John Stoffa, 82, Northampton County Executive, 2006-13

15 – James Ferlo, 70, state senator 2003-14

15 – Eugene G. Saloom, 87, state representative, 1967-92

28 – Daniel A. Lello, 75, Dupont mayor, 2009-22

June

1 – Peter J. Daley, 71, state representative, 1983-2016

2 – John E. Backenstoe, 89, state representative, 1961-64

4 – Joseph D. Eppihimer, 84, Reading mayor, 2001-04

19 – Donald M. McCurdy, 92, state representative, 1967-74

20 – Paul Angstadt, 83, state representative, 1983-92; Reading mayor, 1996-99

30 – Elizabeth “Libby” White, 87, Doylestown mayor, 2006-14

July

8 – Joseph A. Saxton, 72, Bristol mayor, 2002-08, 2016-22

16 – Thomas Lloyd Jr., 64, Avalon mayor, 2017-22

24 – Thomas Creighton, 77, state representative, 2001-12

28 – Jean Davis, 87, Edinboro mayor

August

2 – Francis J. Fornelli, 81, Mercer County Court of Common Pleas judge, 1982-2011

12 – Matthew A. Boice, East Washington mayor, 2022

13 – Grace Thornton Lawrence Shirk, 87, Lykens mayor

29 – Patrick B. Gillespie, 76, state representative, 1975-76

September

20 – A. Carville Foster, Jr., 89, state representative, 1973-92

21 – Jeffrey P. Pyle, 58, state representative, 2005-21

30 – Norma L. Kelley, 84, Carmichaels mayor, 1999-2002

October

1 – Max Baer, 74, Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice, 2003-22

2 – Larry O. Sather, 81, state representative, 1993-2006

3 – George E. Saurman, 96, state representative, 1981-94

7 – Ann R. Morgan, 89, Hawley mayor, 1981-2009

9 – Anthony M. DeLuca, 85, state representative, 1983-2022

11 – Richard Cessar, 93, state representative, 1971-94

18 – Charles W. Smithgall, 77, Lancaster mayor, 1998-2006

27 – Russell L. Pettyjohn, 87, Lititz mayor

November

6 – Richard B. McClintock, 93, Upland mayor

6 – David R. Cashman, 76, Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas judge, 1988-2022

19 – John R. Molnar, 81, Springdale mayor

19 – Edward G. Staback, 85, state representative, 1985-2012

28 – T. Milton Street, Sr., 81, state representative, 1979-80; state senator 1981-84

December

1 – Thomas C. Corrigan Jr., 84, state representative, 1987-2006

6 – Paul M. Yatron, 71, Berks County Court of Common Pleas judge, 2006-22

23 – Tommie St. Hill Sr., 70, former president and CEO of RCS Diversified Consultants LLC

Note: this list is not meant to be exclusionary. please let us know if we have missed someone who has served in the General Assembly, as a county judge, or as a mayor or county executive.





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