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Patrick Allen Reitz, Sr., 67

December 3, 2013

Patrick Allen Reitz, Sr., 67, of Punxsutawney, died Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh.

He was born June 17, 1946, in Punxsutawney, the son of the late Irvin and Ruth (Buck) Reitz.

He was married to the former Linda Stewart, who survives.

He was employed as a welder in the construction industry.

He is survived by his wife, Linda; one son, Patrick "Allen" Reitz, Jr. and wife Patti; and by one daughter, Raquel McConnaughey and husband Mike; and by four grandchildren, Jesse Reitz, Brendon Reitz, Shelby Gray and Sydney McConnaughey.

Faye Eileen Stormer, 69

December 3, 2013

Faye Eileen Stormer, 69, of Punxsutawney, died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at home.

She was born Aug. 10, 1944, at Lake Linden, Mich., a daughter of the late Rev. Ernest Hugo and Elma "Marie" (Halkola) Nelson.

On July 17, 1965, she married Jerry Dean Stormer, who survives.

She was a secretary for the Soil Conservation, FAA and Assembly of God Church for more than 25 years.

Faye was also a Sunday School teacher, Missionette leader and a member of Women's Ministries for many years.

She last attended Tri-County Church in DuBois.  

Buck season opens with a bang

December 3, 2013

Willie Hoover, 13, of Punxsutawney, nabbed this 8-point buck with a 17.5-inch spread in McCalmont Township at 8:30 a.m. Monday.

For the full story and more buck photos, pick up Tuesday's edition of The Spirit.

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