MEET OUR STAFF

Mary Ann Bennis
Register of Wills and Recorder of Deeds since 2004
Phone number 814-693-3097

Martha J. Reese
1st Deputy Register of Wills and Recorder of Deeds
Phone number 814-693-3094

Sue E. Miller
2nd Deputy Register of Wills and Recorder of Deeds
Phone number 814-693-3094

Rosemarie Bodenski
Deputy Recorder of Deeds
Phone number 814-693-3096

Office Duties Include:

  • Record and process legal documents presented for recording.
  • Answer questions regarding recording requirements and fees, general recording questions, indexing questions, regarding probate fees, general probate questions.
  • Administer oaths to Notaries and Personal Representatives of Estates.

Barbara Fagan, First Deputy Register of Wills & Inheritance Tax Manager
Phone number 814-693-3092

Polly McCabe, Second Deputy Register of Wills

Office Duties include:

  • Maintain Estate Files, receives Inheritance Tax Payments, files Certification Notices and Status Report Notices.
  • Answer questions in regard to probated estates and payment of Inheritance Tax.
  • Schedule appointments to open an Estate.

Chris Weaver, Chief Verifier/Annex Supervisor
Phone number 814-693-3157

Office Duties include:

  • Verifies legal documents for indexing accuracy.
  • Provides information in regard to recently recorded subdivisions.
  • Provides assistance in Recorder's Annex

Kathy
Phone number 814-693-3096

Office Duties include:

  • Verifies legal documents for indexing accuracy.
  • Assists in recording and processing legal documents for recording.
  • Supervisor of various back scanning projects.

Lisa, Chief Scanner/Land Records
Phone number 814-693-3095

Office duties include:

  • Scans all land record documents for permanent record.
  • Assists in document verification for recording.
  • Assists public in office, by phone, by email.

Sue Gingery, Document Manager/Register of Wills Clerk

Office duties include:

  • Returns all recorded legal document according to generated report.
  • Answers questions in regard to the return of all recorded documents.
  • Manages Register of Wills Records
  • Assists public in office, by phone, by email.