Archive - May 30, 2014
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” It was a night to remember Friday for the members of the Punxsutawney Area High School Class of 2014, as they and their families were greeted by clear skies and sunshine at Jack LaMarca Stadium for the graduation ceremony.
Read the full story in Saturday's edition of The Spirit.
PCS Class of 2014 (from left): JACOB KUHN, TARAN MILLER, VALEDICTORIAN LUKE FUGATE, JULIA MARTINO & TANNER EVANS
Read about the graduation in Saturday's edition of The Spirit.
Lee Grace Foulkrod received a special certificate from Tom Curry, president of the Jefferson County Chapter of PASR, designating her as Volunteer of the Year for 2013.
A resident of Sykesville, where she coordinates programs and activities at the town's Senior Center, she is also the director of the Village Voices choir of Brockway.
Foulkrod devotes many volunteer hours to her church and other community organizations in Sykesville.
Paul Angelo Zinzella, 63, of Rossiter, died Thursday, May 29, 2014, at home with his family.
He was born June 6, 1950, in Punxsutawney, a son of the late Harry Zinzella and Adela Marie (Ferrara) Zinzella.
His mother survives and resides in Rossiter.
On Jan. 20, 1979, he married the former Regina Sue Wasicki. She survives.
He enlisted in United States Army as a senior in high school and was a veteran of the Vietnam War, serving as a member of the 135th Assault Helicopter Company, Experimental Military Unit (EMU).
Lawrence (Larry) White, 86, died peacefully at his home on May 16, 2014, in St. Marys, Georgia, from effects of a major stroke suffered two weeks earlier.
He was born in Indiana, Pa., the son of Foster J. and Elda (Reeger) White, and grew up in Canoe Ridge and Juneau.
He graduated from Punxsutawney High School in 1947 and attended two years at Anderson College in Anderson, Indiana.
He married Nelda Faye Randall, then took up residence on a farm above Juneau.
In addition to farming, he repaired appliances for his brother Forrest and worked other jobs in the Punxsy area.