Archive - Dec 6, 2013
Sara Evans, accompanied by her band (pictured above, with Evans second from left) put on a show for a sold-out crowd at the Punxsutawney Area Community Center on Friday night.
â€˜Tis the season to be helping, as the Jefferson County Bar Association recently gave a donation to the Punxsutawney Salvation Army.
Pictured is Amy Morris (left), attorney, presenting Capt. Katie Jache, co-
commander of the Punxsutawney Salvation Army, with a $500 donation.
James E. Hanson, 78, of DuBois, formerly of Marienville, Pa., died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at DuBois Nursing Home.
He was born Sept. 10, 1935, in DuBois, the son of Charles and Alta Hanson.
On Dec. 2, 1956, he married the former Sandra Anderson, who preceded him in death in 2004.
Mr. Hanson worked as a PBX repairman for what was Bell Telephone, AT&T and is now Lucent Technology. He was a former small businessman in Marienville dealing in Maytag appliances.
He was an avid sportsman who enjoyed hunting snowshoe rabbit and running dogs.
Josephine E. Morris, 98, Brockway, formerly of Oliveburg, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at Highland View Health Care, Brockway.
She was born on Aug. 26, 1915, in Oliver Township, a daughter of the late Thomas Otto Enterline and Zelda Rae (Kuntz) Enterline.
On Aug. 8, 1943, she married Charles Stanley Morris, who preceded her in death on Jan. 16, 1997.
She was a member of the Oliveburg Presbyterian Church for over 50 years.
She enjoyed sewing, reading, traveling, cooking, and her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was a long-time member of the Ladies Aid Society.
Mary May Emberg, 77, of Punxsutawney, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh.
She was born Feb. 23, 1936, in Mackeyville, Pa., a daughter of the late Orvis and Bertha (Nihart) Barner.
In 1964, she married Donald Emberg. He preceded her in death on Feb. 28, 1974.
She previously worked at Invensys in DuBois.
Mary loved her family, being outside gardening, and she also had a tender heart for animals.
She had a friendly, warm spirit and made friends everywhere.
Rose Marie Goyette, 75, of Punxsutawney, passed away Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, at Mulberry Square Elder Care & Rehabilitation Center.
Miss Goyette was born Aug. 15, 1938, in Punxsutawney, a daughter of the late Nicholas and Catherine (Caloger) Goyette.
Rose was a member of Ss. Cosmas & Damian Catholic Church.
She was employed by Lorree Footwear before retirement. She was a member of the Green Thumb Program at the Punxsutawney Library.
She is survived by her brother, Nicholas A. Goyette of Medina, Ohio, and several nieces and nephews.