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January 12th, 2015

SPORTS CANCELLATION

January 12, 2015

The JV and varsity girls' basketball games at Clarion today have been postponed and rescheduled for Wednesday, February 11.

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January 12, 2015

January 11th

Firefighters assist with waterline break at Mulberry Square

January 12, 2015

Members of the Punxsutawney Fire Department were called to assist with flooding that occurred at Mulberry Square Elder Care & Rehabilitation Center at 411 West Mahoning St., Punxsutawney, at 9:14 p.m. on Sunday. Firefighters assisted the staff with shutting off the water mains when pipes burst, flooding the one wing. All of the patients in that wing were evacuated to other parts of the facility. No further details were available at Spirit press time. Pictured is Matt Strouse, Punxsutawney Fire Department, helping with moving the large plastic tubs filled with water.

Wilma F. Jones, 86

January 11, 2015

Wilma F. Jones, 86, of Punxsutawney, died Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh.

She was born June 21, 1928, in Punxsutawney, a daughter of the late Olive (Lott) and Henry Wolfe.

On Dec. 24, 1949, she married the late Joseph H. Jones.

She enjoyed spending time with her family and grandchildren, being outside on her deck, baking cookies and doing crossword puzzles.

Clara V. “Viv” Lewis Cornman, 84

January 11, 2015

Clara V. “Viv” Lewis Cornman, 84, of Erie, passed away peacefully on Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, at Saint Vincent Hospital.

She was born in Michigan Heights, Michigan, on Oct. 1, 1930, a daughter of the late Phillip and Nettie C. Manners Lewis.

Viv was a loving and devoted homemaker who loved spending time caring for her family.

She had previously been employed by the former Marx Toy Co. She enjoyed shopping, playing bingo and going to yard sales.

Clara was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Albert H. “Bert” Cornman; and her 12 brothers and sisters.

Joseph “Eggy” Adams Jr., 90

January 11, 2015

Joseph “Eggy” Adams Jr., 90, of Timblin, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, at Punxsutawney Area Hospital.

He was born March 22, 1924, in Oakridge, a son of the late Mary (Nolf) and Joseph Adams Sr.

On June 18, 1955, he married Evelyn (Dinger) Adams, who survives.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Joseph worked at Sharon Steel for 30 years.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing and working on cars.

January 9th

Lois Jean McGee, 81

January 9, 2015

Mrs. Lois Jean McGee, 81, passed away on Dec. 29, 2014.

She was born Oct. 27, 1933, the daughter of the late Irvin F. and Edna Wachob Giffin.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Allen McGee, on Sept. 26, 2014.

Her career was as an educator in the public schools.

She is survived by four sons, Charles McGee Jr. and wife Janet, Tom McGee and wife Claudette, Tim McGee and wife Karen and Mike McGee and his wife Nancy; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Donald H. Brocious, 85

January 9, 2015

Donald H. Brocious, 85, formerly of Timblin, died Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, at Christ the King Manor, DuBois.

Born in Mayport on Sept. 12, 1929, he was the son of the late Roy Brocious and Lula (Smith) Brocious. He was married on May 1, 1948, to Jeanne I. (Mottern) Brocious, who survives.

Don was a member of the Timblin United Methodist Church, where he served as a song leader for many years. He enjoyed vegetable gardening, and his favorite meals were those prepared with his own fresh-picked crops. He was an avid fan of Pirates baseball and Steelers football.

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January 8th

Undefeated ECC ekes out Punxsy

January 8, 2015

The Lady Chucks fell to undefeated Elk County Catholic on Thursday night in a low-scoring affair at PAHS. For a full recap, see Friday's edition of The Spirit.

Tonight's PAHS athletics schedule includes the following games:

• 7/8 Boys' Basketball vs. Ridgway, 4 p.m.

• 9th Boys' Basketball vs. Ridgway, 4 p.m.

• JV/Varsity Girls' Basketball at Hollidaysburg, 6/7:30 p.m.

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