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Archive - May 29, 2013

End of an era: St. Marys claims D-IX title over Lady Chucks

May 29, 2013

The Lady Chucks fell in a closely contested, 2-0 District IX championship game Wednesday afternoon in Brockway at the hands of St. Marys.

For a full recap of the game, see Thursday's print edition of The Spirit.

Arlene Ann (Miller) Davidson, 75

May 29, 2013

Arlene Ann (Miller) Davidson, 75, of Punxsutawney, died Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at Allegheny General Hospital.

She was born June 15, 1937, in Punxsutawney, a daughter of the late James and Ruth (Lauer) Miller.

She was a graduate of SS.C.D. School.

Arlene worked as an emergency room clerk in Toledo for 20 years.

She later worked as an apartment manager in Toledo.

Her enjoyments were flower gardening, crocheting and painting.

She really enjoyed the many friendships and activities at Grace Place Apartments.

Thomas Vieli, 65

May 29, 2013

Thomas Vieli, 65, of Punxsutawney, died Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at Punxsutawney Area Hospital.

Born April 30, 1948, in Ilanz, Switzerland, he was the son of the late Thomas Josef and Maria Ursula (Derungs) Vieli.

On April 8, 2000, he married Denise Dennison.

Helen Emma Craven, 90

May 29, 2013

Helen Emma Craven, 90, of Brookville, died Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at Punxsutawney Area Hospital.

She was born Jan. 4, 1923, in Richardsville, a daughter of the late William Webster and Edna May (Heeter) Brownlee.

On June 14, 1947, she married John Louis Craven. He preceded her in death in July of 1990.

She was a member of the Countryside Baptist Church. She was a Sunday School teacher at the church and spent over 25 years in Child Evangelism through after-school Bible study.

Mrs. Craven was a substitute teacher at Pine Creek, Warsaw and Brookville schools.

BREAKING NEWS

May 29, 2013

Captain Bernard J. Petrovsky, Commanding Officer, Pennsylvania State Police, Troop C, Punxsutawney, announced the results of a 9-month investigation by Troop C, Vice Officers.

Today a drug sweep was conducted by Troopers from throughout the Troop C area, along with Law Enforcement Officers from the Punxsutawney Borough Police Department.

At the present time, 10 individuals are in custody.

Full details in Thursday's Spirit.

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