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Everett M. Bell, 86

October 8, 2012

Everett M. Bell, 86, of Punxsutawney, passed away Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, at DuBois Regional Medical Center.

He was born Jan. 23, 1926, in Clearfield.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Jane (Griffith) Bell. They were married Jan. 1, 1949.

Surviving relatives include two sons, William Bell of Grampian and James Bell of Punxsutawney; two daughters, Patricia Robinson of Grampian and Lorie Park and husband Daniel of Brookville; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Mabel R. Peffer, 99

October 8, 2012

Mabel R. Peffer, 99, of Marion Center, passed away Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, at Communities at Indian Haven in Indiana.

Mrs. Peffer was born Oct. 10, 1912, in West Mahoning Township, a daughter of the late Daniel C. Ruffner and Emma (Fitzgerald) Ruffner.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph J. Peffer.

Mabel was a member of the Christian Missionary Alliance Church in Punxsutawney.

Mabel was an avid reader and loved to crochet. She worked for many years in the cafeteria at Marion Center High School.

Daniel G. Payson, 74

October 8, 2012

Daniel G. Payson, 74, of Punxsutawney, passed away Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, in Punxsutawney.

He was born May 18, 1938, in Indiana, a son of the late Charles Sr. and Dorothy Buggy Payson.

Mr. Payson was a graduate of Indiana Area High School and Westmoreland Community College.

He was the former owner of Indiana Auto Supply and True Value Hardware, both of Indiana, and the Punxsutawney Auto Parts.

Most recently, Dan had been employed at NAC Carbon Products, Inc., of Punxsutawney.

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