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November 12th

Fred D. Runco, 66

November 12, 2010

Fred D. Runco, 66, Punxsutawney, passed away Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010, at UPMC-Mercy, Pittsburgh.

He was born Aug. 1, 1944, in Toledo, Ohio, a son of the late Dominic and Colomba “Clo” (Perfili) Runco.

March 14, 1972, he married Linda (Smith) Runco of Punxsutawney, who survives.

Mr. Runco was a member of Ss. Cosmas & Damian Roman Catholic Church.

He loved the outdoors, wildlife and fishing.

John James Landolfi, 82

November 12, 2010

John James Landolfi, 82, Gainesville, Fla., died Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010, at the Veterans Hospital in Gainesville.

He was born Dec. 13, 1927, in Youngstown, Ohio, a son of the late Anthony and Antoinette (Cinque) Landolfi, who later moved to Edinburg.

He was married to Bonnie (Swanson) Landolfi, who preceded him in death.

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

He was a carpenter for a local union based out of Pittsburgh for many years, as well as the owner of the Town Pump Tavern in Punxsutawney for more than 25 years.

Dominic V. Fernichio, 93

November 12, 2010

Dominic V. Fernichio, 93, Punxsutawney, died Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010, at Mulberry Square Elder Care & Rehabilitation Center, Punxsutawney.

He was born July 11, 1917, in Mt. Jewett, a son of the late Anthony and Angeline (Ignota) Fernichio.

Mr. Fernichio was married to Grace (Gigliotti) Fernichio, who preceded him in death.

He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the Normandy Landings and the Battle of the Bulge.

Mr. Fernichio was a clerk at Brown’s Boot Shop and a member of Ss. Cosmas & Damian Roman Catholic Church in Punxsutawney.

Charles Ivan “Tippy” Dinger, 97

November 12, 2010

Charles Ivan “Tippy” Dinger, 97, Grove City, formerly of Knox Dale, died Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010.

He was born Aug. 27, 1913, a son of the late Joseph W. and Rachel E. (Wolfe) Dinger.

April 4, 1936, Mr. Dinger married Anna Mae Catherine (Miller) Dinger, who preceded him in death Dec. 10, 1993. Dec. 17, 1994, he married Georgia A. (Tanner) Dinger, who preceded him in death Aug. 28, 2007.

He was a welder by trade and attended the She-Muel Church in Worthville.

Mr. Dinger was an avid fisherman and hunter.

Mary Ann Bishop, 63

November 12, 2010

Mary Ann Bishop, 63, Punxsutawney, died Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010, at her home.

Arrangements are incomplete and under the direction of the Brenda Shumaker Funeral Home, Big Run.

November 11th

Earl H. Wetzel, 84

November 11, 2010

Earl H. Wetzel, 84, Rochester Mills, died Monday, Nov. 8, 2010, at Indiana Regional medical Center.

He was born April 10, 1926, in Rayne Township, Indiana County, a son of the late Howard B. and Myrtle (Orr) Wetzel.

June 12, 1944, he married his wife of 66 years, Jean V. Farnsworth, who survives.

Mr. Wetzel spent his childhood on the farms of his parents and grandfather, H.H. Wetzel.

John J. Landolfi, 82

November 11, 2010

John J. Landolfi, 82, Gainesville, Fla., died Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010, at the Veterans Hospital in Gainesville.

He was born Dec. 13, 1927, in Youngstown, Ohio, a son of the late Anthony and Antoinette (Cinque) Landolfi, who later moved to Edinburg.

He was married to Bonnie (Swanson) Landolfi, who preceded him in death.

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

He was a carpenter for a local union based out of Pittsburgh for many years, as well as the owner of the Town Pump Tavern in Punxsutawney for more than 25 years.

Florence Frances Gidley, 84

November 11, 2010

Florence Frances Gidley, 84, Punxsutawney, died Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010, at Mulberry Square Elder Care & Rehabilitation Center, Punxsutawney.

She was born April 10, 1926, in Alexandria, Va., a daughter of the late Russell Lyle and Ida Ketuma (Rochester) Linthicum.

Mrs. Gidley was married to Donald Gidley, who preceded her in death.

She was a Jehovah’s Witness and an active volunteer at Punxsutawney Area Hospital and Mulberry Square.

Dominic C. Fernichio, 93

November 11, 2010

Dominic C. Fernichio, 93, Punxsutawney, died Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010, at Mulberry Square Elder Care & Rehabilitation Center, Punxsutawney.

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

November 10th

George F. Krouse, 77

November 10, 2010

George F. Krouse, 77, Swan Lake, Minn., died Monday, Oct. 25, 2010, at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth, Minn.

He was born Nov. 8, 1932, in Punxsutawney, a son of the late George and Emma (Wolfe) Krouse.

He was married to Ann Krouse, who survives.

Mr. Krouse was a 1955 graduate of Penn State University and employed as an engineer for many places, most recently with National Steel Pellet Company in Keewatin, Minn., where he retired in 1995.

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