Death leaves a heartache no one can heal;

love leaves a memory no one can steal.

- from a headstone in Ireland


In loving memory of the following pioneers, leaders

and advocates of labor...




William O. Fogle - d: September 5, 2013

Retired former DC86 Staff Representative




Fred J. Lamberti - d: May 19, 2013

Retired former DC84 Assistant Director.

Hired as DC84 Staff Representative in 1971.


Bonnie Marpoe  - d: March 4, 2013

Retired former C13 President - first female C13 President

Union leader for over 30 years.

"Bonnie was a tough leader who paved the way for Council 13 women.

It was an honor to have her committed leadership all those years," Dave Fillman


Virginia Schaefer - d: November 10, 2012

Retired C13 Education Director

"Virginia was a fiercely devoted advocate of worker's and

women's rights and she will be greatly missed by her

union family," - Dave Fillman.



Marion Wolf - d: August 18, 2012

Retired DC88 President

Former RPEP Chapter 13 President

"Up to not too long ago, Marion always remembered my birthday

and would send me a card. She was a wonderful person and she

defined the term "lady". - Dave Fillman


Angelo Criscione - d: August 15, 2012

Retired DC85 Director

Memorial contributions may be made to

Kanzius Cancer Research Fund, 130 W. 8th St.,

Ste 216, Erie, PA 16501 or Make-A-Wish Foundation,

1001 State St., Ste 502, Erie, PA 16501


Frank Schubert - d: November 15, 2010

Retired DC87 Director

Memorial contributions may be made to

St. Francis of Assisi Kitchen, 500 Penn Ave.,

Scranton, PA 18509.



Germaine D. Moran - d: September 30, 2010

Retired AFSCME International executive and former

C13 executive when our union was first formed.

Memorial contributions may be made to

Catholic Campus Ministry Assn., Germaine D. Moran Fund,

1118 Pendleton St., Ste 300, Cincinnati, OH 45202.

Bob Cooper - d: February 24, 2010 

DC88 Director 

"Bob was a courageous advocate for workers,

a compassionate family man and a true and loyal friend. 

All of us in his extended AFSCME family will miss him very much,"

said Exec. Dir. David Fillman.   


Howard Deck - d: February 15, 2010

PA AFSCME DC47, former DC88 staff,

and C13 Parliamentarian at C13 conventions.

Condolences and donations.


Rep. Jack Murtha (D) - d: February 8, 2010

"Our entire district is stunned,"  said

DC83 Dir. Mickey Sgro. "Organized labor

has lost a good friend, and so have I."


Michele Owens - d: December 20, 2009

former NHS L1439 Pres.and former

Council 13 Exec. Brd Mbr representing DC88.

Please send condolences and donations to her mother,

Thomasena Owens at 5049 Stenton Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19144.


James Wolfkill - d: April 28, 2009

Selinsgrove Center L166 Pres. Retired

Former C13 E-Bd VP

full obituary



Charles Brogan - d: November 25, 2008

Danville State Hopital L1513 Pres. Retired

Former C13 E-Bd VP



Lt. Gov. Catherine Baker Knoll - d: November 12, 2008

"Catherine Baker Knoll was a friend of all Pennsylvanians,

the ultimate public servant, and a true friend of labor.

She will be greatly missed," said Exec. Dir. David R. Fillman.



Kathy Johnson - d: October 27, 2008

Viet Nam Color Guard Member

Presented Colors with Veterans

at C13 Conferences


Ernie Rewolinski - d: September 23, 2008

Former International Field Director for

PA at C13; and former Asst. to AFSCME

International Pres.



Leon Scott - d:September 22, 2008

Retired Assoc. Dir. for C13

Education Dept.

Former DC89 Staff Rep



Pete Lorenzo - d: February 19, 2008

PennDOT L2249 Retired

Former DC84 President

C13 E-Bd VP 1998-2004


Wanda Weaver - d: January 15, 2008

retired Clerical Worker for Revenue

Local 2534; former judicial panel member of

AFSCME International; and

one of the original AFSCME pioneers


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