Archive - Nov 12, 2012
Carl E. Benson, Sr., 78, of Punxsutawney, passed from this life on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, and into Godâs eternal glory while surrounded by family who were lifting him up in prayer.
Born April 13, 1934, Carl was the son of Oscar C. and Henrietta M. (Harrold) Benson.
He was also a son of God, through his acceptance of his Heavenly Fatherâs plan of salvation. He lived a life that was defined by his love for these two families: earthly and spiritual.
Ruth I. Greenawalt, 90, Punxsutawney, died Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at AM/PM Personal Care Home.
She was born July 26, 1922, in Punxsutawney, a daughter of the late James and Sarah Jane âJennieâ (Sheesley) McClincy.
On Feb. 9, 1946, she married the late Clarence A. Greenawalt, who preceded her in death on July 26, 1985.
She worked in the office at the Punxsutawney Area Hospital for 24 years.
She was a member of the Punxsutawney Baptist Church and a member of the Historical Society for 18 years.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â The 2012 holiday season officially gets underway in this area at 7 p.m. Friday Nov. 23, and 2 p.m. Saturday Nov. 24, when Van â¨Dyke and Company and the Mahoning Valley Ballet present the perennial favorite, âThe Nutcracker,â on the stage of Punxsutawney Area High School. Directed by Joan E. Van Dyke, the elaborate production features more than 80 dancers performing to the music of Tchaikovsky. The performers, ranging from pre-schoolers to senior citizens, come from Punxsutawney, Clearfield, Clarion, DuBois, Brookville, Indiana, and the surrounding area.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â The members of the senior class at Punxsutawney Area High School have voted six of their fellow classmates onto this yearâs Kingâs Court. The Kingâs Court ceremony will take place during halftime of tonightâs annual Powder Puff football game, which will kickoff at 6 p.m. at Jack F. LaMarca Stadium.
The students at PAHS vote for Kingâs Court in the same manner as Homecoming Queenâs Court and Winter Queenâs Court.