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Red Kettle Campaign running behind

December 17, 2013

The Punxsutawney Red Kettle Campaign is behind in donations by approximately $11,000 this year with a week to go. Pictured is Russ
Henry (left) of Punxsutawney giving money to the kettle located outside
Fezell’s County Market in the Groundhog Plaza that is manned by
Bobby Christian.

For a story on the current state of the Red Kettle Campaign, see Wednesday's print edition of The Spirit.

Lynn Albert Davidson, 87

December 17, 2013

Lynn Albert Davidson, 87, of Punxsutawney, died Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, at Punxsutawney Area Hospital.

He was born on Aug. 28, 1926, in Mahaffey, a son of the late Ash Neal and Nora Mae (Roberts) Davidson.

He was a member of Cloe United Methodist Church.

Mr. Davidson was a member of the United States Army, serving during World War II.

On Aug. 28, 1944, he married the former Edith Mae Sndyer, who survives.
He enjoyed woodworking, and he built many things for his home. He also liked to watch sports, especially the Steelers.

Ginger Lee Poorman, 62

December 17, 2013

Ginger Lee Poorman, 62, of Punxsutawney, died Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, at Punxsutawney Area Hospital.

She was born on Nov. 9, 1951, in Niagara Falls, N.Y., and was raised the daughter of Ivan and Mabel Lansberry.

On Sept. 15, 1967, she married William Henry Poorman, Jr., who survives.

Ginger previously enjoyed volunteering for Community Action, Inc. She was awarded a plaque for her service.

She enjoyed playing Bingo, drawing and sewing.

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