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Joann Virginia Kunkle Jeffries, 70

February 24, 2013

Joann Virginia Kunkle Jeffries, 70, of Home, passed away Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at Indiana Regional Medical Center.

A daughter of Lyle W. and Virginia Bracken Kunkle, she was born Dec. 17, 1942, in Indiana.

Mrs. Jeffries was a graduate of Marion Center High School.

Joann was a caregiver and also a van driver for Indian Haven.

She was an animal lover and enjoyed gardening, yard work and all outdoor activities.

Joann was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Melvin Shepler, 83

February 24, 2013

Melvin Shepler, 83, of Industry, Pa., passed away early Monday morning, Feb. 18, 2013, with his family at his side.

He was born Oct. 16, 1929, in Henderson Township, Pa., a son of Homer and Leila Pearl Shepler.

A U.S. Navy veteran, he served during the Korean War in the Atlantic Fleet aboard the USS New Kent PA-217.

He was an electrician with Pittsburgh Tube Mill for 32 years and was a member of Fairview Reformed Presbyterian Church, where he was an Elder and youth leader.

He was also a Little League coach and Boy Scout leader.

Wilbur Bair, 85

February 24, 2013

Wilbur Bair, 85, of Rossiter, died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at Punxsutawney Area Hospital.

Arrangements are incomplete and under the direction of Shumaker Funeral Home, Inc., Punxsutawney.

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