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A farewell to a family known for flowers

September 20, 2013

After 41 years of serving the community of Punxsutawney, Roseman's Florist and Gifts is bidding farewell to its former owners, who are pictured here: (from left) Diane Lellock, Beverly Lingenfelter and Debbie Parise, who have decided to retire.

However, as one chapter ends, another begins, with new owners Mark and Bobbi Young taking over ownership with well wishes from the Roseman family.

The new owners will keep the name Roseman's Florist and Gifts, as well as the phone number.

Read the full story in Saturday's edition of The Spirit.

Transportation Committee proposes changes to district’s bus riding policies

September 20, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY — The Punxsutawney Area School Board Transportation Committee considered proposed changes regarding student safety for the school bus each rides at Thursday's meeting.

Cheryl Repik, district transportation director, said what she's proposing would be a significant change in the district transportation system.

Read the full story in Saturday's edition of The Spirit.

Hay bale on road causes two-car accident on Route 36 in Cloe

September 20, 2013

Punxsutawney Central Fire Department responded to a two-vehicle accident at approximately 8 p.m. Friday on Route 36 in the village of Cloe in Bell Township.

The vehicle pictured above struck a round hay bale — which had fallen off a hay wagon — while traveling west on Route 36.

A second vehicle struck the rear of the first vehicle when it came over into the eastbound lane on Route 36.

Punxsutawney-based Pennsylvania State Police were assisted by Jefferson County EMS and South Side Service.

No further information was available at Spirit press time.

Frank M. Amundson, 70

September 20, 2013

Frank M. Amundson, 70, of Punxsutawney, passed away Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, at his home.

Mr. Amundson was born April 30, 1943, in Punxsutawney, the son of the late Frank B. Amundson and Eleanor (McCullough) Amundson.

He was a member of the Christian Missionary Alliance Church.

He is survived by his wife Mary Ann (Renne) Amundson of Punxsutawney.

Mr. Amundson was the President of Femco Machine Company, which he
co-owned with his father and brother from 1964 to 1994.

Monabell Dorothy Bair, 76

September 20, 2013

Monabell D. Bair, 76, Rossiter, died Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, at Mulberry Square.

She was born March 28, 1937, a daughter of the late Andrew and June (Seger) Zemlin.

She was married to Charles Bair, who preceded her in death on April 25, 1991.

She enjoyed her family, grandchildren and gardening.

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