Archive - Nov 8, 2010 - Obituary
Ruth B. Reitz, 85, Knox Dale, died Friday, Nov. 5, 2010, at home.
She was born May 23, 1925, in Big Run, a daughter of the late Clarence R. and Wilda G. Kerr.
Aug. 11, 1956, in Brookville, she married James â€śJimâ€ť William Reitz, who survives.
Mrs. Reitz was employed at Standard Pennant Company in Big Run and The Cameron (Sylvania) in Reynoldsville.
She was a member of the Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church of Knox Dale, where she played piano, taught Sunday School and was the treasurer.
Mrs. Reitz enjoyed her family and grandchildren.
Nellie Elizabeth Postlewait, 98, Punxsutawney, died Sunday, Nov. 7, 2010, at her home.
She was born Dec. 28, 1911, in Corsica, a daughter of the late John M. and Della (McKinley) Love.
She was married to William M. Postlewait, who preceded her in death in April of 1987. Mrs. Postlewait was a homemaker and a member of the Presbyterian Church in Punxsutawney.
Avonell Marie Bowser, 88, formerly of Big Run, died Sunday, Nov. 7, 2010, at Christ the King Manor, DuBois.
She was born June 27, 1922, in Bell Township, a daughter of the late William H. and Emma (Sankey) Bargerstock Buck.
She married Clarence â€śPatâ€ť Bowser, who preceded her in death Aug. 12, 1996.
Mrs. Bowser was a long- time active member of the St. Phillips United Methodist Church of Big Run. She had been attending the Apostolic Gospel Church, Brookville.
She worked for many years as a waitress at Ruth & Harryâ€™s and later at Bucks restaurant.