November 3rd, 2014
Gertrude Ann Bruno, 78, of Home, Pa., gracefully entered the presence of the Lord, following a courageous struggle with renal failure at IRMC on Sunday, Nov 2, 2014, All Soulsâ€™ Day.
Born in 1936, in Ernest, Pa., to John and Anna (Zinzella) Liscinsky, Gert was a 1954 graduate of Indiana High School and Business College. A devoted Roman Catholic, she had been a member of churches in Ernest, Sagamore and Yatesboro. Gert strongly believed in the power of prayer and relied on her unwavering faith commitment.
Family was Gertâ€™s priority.
Today is the day for those who have been counting down the minutes to the 2014 elections, and with polls open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., there's plenty of time for those with busy schedules to find their way to their respective polling locations.
On Monday, the girls' elementary basketball tournament held annually at PAHS tipped off with four games â€” two 4th- and 5th-grade and two 6th-grade. Pictured here are Ryley Casaday and Elliott Ferrent fighting for the ball in the opening tip of the final game of the night.
The tournament continues Tuesday night with four more games, beginning at 5:30 p.m.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” As parents, we often have to make some tough decisions, especially in regards to our childrensâ€™ education.
One of those decisions is whether to send our children to a public or private school.
Ruth E. (Wolfgang) Murray Williams, 95, of Shade Gap, Pa., fomerly of Punxsutawney, died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, at the Woodland Retirement Community, Orbisonia.
She was born on Aug. 7, 1919, in Juneau, Indiana County, Pa., the daughter of the late Charles and Mary Etta (Perason) Wolfgang.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Robert Murray and Kenneth Williams.
Ralph R. Neill, Jr., 88, of Ringgold, died Thursday morning, Oct. 30, 2014, at the Brookville Hospital.
Born March 23, 1926 in Ramsaytown, he was the son of Ralph Robert and Esther Margaret (McAninch) Neill. He was formerly married to Helen Abby (Bell).
He served his country during World War II as a Seaman 1st class in the United States Navy from 1944 to 1946. He was a foreman and coal miner, employed by Rochester and Pittsburgh Coal, Doverspike Bros. and Charlie Schoffner Coal Companies.
Kenneth W. Fetterman, 85, passed away Oct. 16, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Mr. Fetterman was born Aug. 9, 1929, in DeLancey, a son of the late James C. Fetterman and Linnie Viola Black Fetterman.
Mr. Fetterman proudly served his country in the U.S. Army for 26 years. He was a veteran of the Korean War and Vietnam War, retiring as MSgt.
He is survived by his only child, Peri Ann McGinnis and son-in-law Cash McGinnis of Las Vegas, Nevada.
Pictured here is Punxsy linebacker Blake Bizousky keeping his eye on the ball before intercepting a pass to turn over the Clearfield Bison offense early in the second half of the District 9 Championship game Saturday at DuBois.
The Punxsy defense shut out Clearfield in the second half, but it wasn't enough to overcome a 35-0 halftime deficit, and the Bison cruised to the championship behind a strong running attack.
For a full recap, see Monday's edition of The Spirit.