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December 26th

Agnes M. Piekielek, 90

December 26, 2010

Agnes M. Piekielek, 90, Punxsutawney, passed away Saturday, Dec. 25, 2010, at DuBois Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Piekielek was born Dec. 22, 1920, in Adrian, a daughter of the late Michael Skarbek and Mary (Sekula) Skarbek.

June 10, 1944, she married John L. Piekielek, who preceded her in death Dec. 13, 2000.

Mrs. Piekielek was a member of the St. Adrian Roman Catholic Church and was devoted to her faith and her loving family. She enjoyed reading and caring for her flower gardens.

M. Gertrude Eggleston, 88

December 26, 2010

M. Gertrude Eggleston, 88, Punxsutawney, passed away Saturday, Dec. 25, 2010, at Mahoning Riverside Manor in Punxsutawney.

She was born April 22, 1922, in Brookville, a daughter of the late Bernard Henry and Clare (Rowan) Henry.

Sept. 15, 1947, she married Joseph Eggleston, who preceded her in death Nov. 14, 1991.

Mrs. Eggleston was a parishioner at Saints Cosmas and Damian Roman Catholic Church.

She was a member of the Homemakers Club; Catholic Daughters of America; Rosary Altar Society; and the Bell Telephone Pioneers.

Rita M. Cook, 81

December 26, 2010

Rita M. Cook, 81, Punxsutawney, passed away Friday, Dec. 24, 2010, at home.

She was born March 13, 1929, in Brockway, a daughter of the late Benjamin Fidler and Margaret (Archibald) Fidler.

June 10, 1950, she married Harry W. Cook, who preceded her in death Jan. 12, 2006.

She attended the First United Methodist Church.

Mrs. Cook was a graduate of Brockway High School; contributed to and enjoyed IUP football and her community.

She was a former beautician and she and her husband were the former owners of Jefferson Machine in Punxsutawney.

James L. Behrendt, 80

December 26, 2010

James L. Behrendt, 80, Brookville, passed away Friday, Dec. 24, 2010, at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh.

He was born Nov. 22, 1930, in Punxsutawney, a son of the late Andrew Behrendt and Elizabeth (Morgan) Behrendt.

Mr. Behrendt was married to Annabell (Parise) Behrendt, who survives.

He was a mechanic at Cadillac Motors in Detroit, Mich., and a parishioner of Saint Anthony’s Roman Catholic Church in Walston.

Steve F. Ballas, 87

December 26, 2010

Steve F. Ballas, 87, Walston, passed away Sunday, Dec. 26, 2010, at Wellington Heights.

Arrangements are incomplete and under the direction of the Richard L. Fait Funeral Home in Punxsutawney.

William J. “Farmer Bill” Aul, 82

December 26, 2010

William J. “Farmer Bill” Aul, 82, Juneau, formerly of Pittsburgh, passed away Thursday, Dec. 23, 2010, at his home.

Mr. Aul was born Jan. 11, 1928, in Pittsburgh, a son of the late Andrew Aul and Dorothy (Quallich) Aul.

June 14, 1960, he married Joan (Mueck) Aul, who survives, of Juneau.

He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army.

He was a Chaplin for the Rossiter American Legion Post No. 582 and enjoyed gardening.

December 23rd

William J. “Farmer Bill” Aul, 82

December 23, 2010

William J. “Farmer Bill” Aul, 82, Juneau, formerly of Pittsburgh, passed away Thursday, Dec. 23, 2010, at his home.

Mr. Aul was born Jan. 11, 1928, in Pittsburgh, a son of the late Andrew Aul and Dorothy (Quallich) Aul.

June 14, 1960, he married Joan (Mueck) Aul, who survives, of Juneau.

He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army.

Mr. Aul was a Chaplin for the Rossiter American Legion Post No. 582 and enjoyed gardening.

Richy A. Hurd, 58

December 23, 2010

Richy A. Hurd, 58, Brookville, died Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010, at West Penn Hospital, Pittsburgh.

He was born June 15, 1952, in Curwensville, a son of Walter Hurd and the late Ruth Johnston Hurd.

Aug. 19, 1978, he married Patricia L. McCallus Hurd, who survives, of Brookville.

Mr. Hurd was in the Punxsutawney High School graduating class of 1970.

Mr. Hurd was a field representative for the former Fairman Drilling for 28 years and retired from Devonian Resources Inc. He was a member of Big Run Camp and an avid hunter, fisherman and golfer.

Lisle McHenry Jobe, 86

December 23, 2010

Lisle McHenry Jobe, 86, Indiana, died Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010, at his residence.

He was born Feb. 8, 1924, in Indiana, a son of the late Lisle M. and Sarah G. McHenry Jobe.

He served his country in the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

Mr. Jobe lived his entire life in Indiana, where he was a member of Graystone Presbyterian Church. He was a member of the United Commercial Travelers, and the Pittsburgh Zoo and National Aviary. He was very active at the Indiana Senior Action Center. He retired from FMC where he was employed as a draftsman.

Norma Jean Jobe, 82

December 23, 2010

Norma Jean Jobe, 82, Indiana, died Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010, at her residence.

She was born April 2, 1928, in Indiana, a daughter of the late Clayton B. and Kathleen N. Buterbaugh Pollock.

Mrs. Jobe lived her entire life in the borough of Indiana where she was a member of Graystone Presbyterian Church since April 2, 1942.

She was a member of the New Century Club, Golden Agers, Pittsburgh Zoo and National Aviary. She was very active at the Indiana Senior Action Center. She retired from Riverside Market, a division of Penn Traffic, after 15 years of service.

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