Laurentine ""Teenie"" Febuary, Ridgway's oldest citizen at 102, died peacefully on Monday, December 12, 2011 surrounded by her family at the Ridgway Nursing Center. Teenie as most knew her was born in Junction, IL on June 29, 1909 to the late John and Sarah (Riney) Siener. Teenie grew up around Shawneetown and was first married to Mathias Drone on August 21, 1939 and he preceded her in death in 1955. She then married Joe Febuary on Feb. 20, 1960 and he preceded her in death in 1987. Teenie really enjoyed life and always had such a positive attitude. She loved to Quilt and Sew, play cards, and dance. She was a faithful member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Ridgway. She was a member of the Altar Society and the Daughters of Isabella, and was on the Advisory board of the Golden Circle. Teenie always had her family first and will be missed dearly.
Teenie is survived by 2 step sons, Richard and Virginia Drone of Ridgway and Ed Febuary of Ridgway along with a step daughter in law, Doris Febuary of Harrisburg, She is also survived by 17 grandchildren and numerous great, great great and even great great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death also by 1 step son, Richard Febuary, 3 brothers, Tom, Lawrence, and Frank Siener and a sister, Elizabeth.
Visitation for Teenie will be on Wednesday, December 14, 2011 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at the Cox & Son Funeral Home in Ridgway. Prayer service for Teenie will begin at 4:00 PM. Funeral mass will be on Thursday, December 15, 2011 at 10:00 AM at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Ridgway with Fr. Steven Beatty celebrating the mass. Interment will follow in the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Ridgway.
In lieu of flowers you may make a donation to the Immaculate Conception Cemetery or the Ridgway Golden Circle, envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
You may leave a note of comfort to the family at www.coxandson.com