Archive - Jan 2011 - Obituary
Gordon E. Rosian, 54, of Willoughby, Ohio, formerly of Punxsutawney, died Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, at Lake West Hospital, Willoughby.
He was born March 6, 1956, in Cleveland.
He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Willoughby.
Mr. Rosian was a salesman and warehouse manager at Forest City Lumber Co., and in the most recent years had devoted many volunteer hours at the Lake West Hospital.
He was a lifelong sports fan, participating and watching most sports. He was also an avid bicyclist.
Walter Krawzyk, 80, Punxsutawney, passed away Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, at his home.
He was born May 21, 1930, in Delancey, a son of the late Peter Krawczyk and Angela (Wozny) Krawczyk.
June 10, 1956, he married Norma M. (Swanson) Krawzyk, who survives, of Punxsutawney.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during the Korean War.
He was a member of the Punxsutawney VFW and Silver Sneakers.
Mr. Krawzyk loved gardening, camping and fishing.
James C. Harmon, 77, Kittanning, died Monday, Jan. 17, 2011, at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh.
He was born July 11, 1933, in Kittanning, a son of Lula (Rickel) Harmon of Adrian, who survives, and the late Patrick Harmon.
He was married to his wife of 56 years, Delphine (Cousins) Harmon, who survives.
Mr. Harmon was a retired welder from Tesone Corp. and a member of the Montgomeryville Baptist Church.
He enjoyed hunting and gardening, and he loved horses.
Dorothy R. Wingard, 58, a resident at Highlandview Health Care Center in Brockway, died Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, at Highlandview Health Care Center, Brockway.
She was born Jan. 11, 1953, in DuBois, a daughter of the late Vern Bloom and Amaryllis (Seyler) Bloom, who survives.
She was married to Richard Wingard, who preceded her in death Nov. 1, 1990.
Mrs. Wingard was a member of the Bible Fellowship Church at Chestnut Grove.
She enjoyed crocheting and animals.
Mrs. Wingard was a homemaker.
Olive V. Koppenhaver, 91, DuBois, died Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, at DuBois Regional Medical Center, DuBois.
She was born Nov. 15, 1919, in Brady Township, a daughter of the late Ernest and Anne Marshall Lee.
July 4, 1941, she married William J. Koppenhaver, who preceded her in death Dec. 22, 1987.
Mrs. Koppenhaver was a 1936 graduate of Brady Township High School and she was a homemaker.
She was also a member of the United Church of Christ in Troutville, and the Brady Grange.
John M. Hollenbaugh, 89, Punxsutawney, died Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, at his daughterâ€™s home in Creedmoor, Texas.
He was born Jan. 3, 1922, in Panic, a son of the late Eli and Mabel (Hayes) Hollenbaugh.
Mr. Hollenbaugh was married to Grace E. Dinger, who preceded him in death June 18, 2008.
He was a member of the United States Army, having served in World War II.
Mr. Hollenbaugh was a member of the Dora Evangelical Church.
He enjoyed woodworking and was a general contractor.
Jean D. Geer Carroll, 85, Brookville, formerly of Sigel, died Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011, at McKinley Health Center, Brookville.
She was born Aug. 2, 1925, in Pitcarin, a daughter of the late Ivan C. and Rebecca Dias.
She was married to Ernest S. Geer Sr., who preceded her in death Aug. 28, 1963. She then married James W. Carroll, who preceded her in death July 17, 1991.
Mrs. Geer Carroll was a homemaker and former owner of Geer Tree Service Inc. of Brookville.
Marie F. Lindsay, 87, of Punxsutawney, passed away Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011, at St. Andrews Village in Indiana.
She was born Dec. 23, 1923, in Cannonsburg, a daughter of the late Raymond and Stella (Olminsky) Lindsay.
Jean Douthit, 80, Punxsutawney, died Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010, at the Golden Living Center in Shippenville.
She was born Aug. 17, 1930, a daughter of the late Carlton and Jane (Lewis) Reitz.
She was married to Howard Douthit, who preceded her in death.
Mrs. Douthit was a member of the Cloe United Methodist Church.
Mildred I. Snyder, 88, Punxsutawney, died Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011, at Punxsutawney Area Hospital.
She was born June 27, 1922, in Dora, a daughter of the late Hollie and Dora (Pearce) Himes.
Aug. 16, 1940, she married Dallas H. Snyder, who preceded her in death Nov. 12, 1971.
Surviving relatives include two daughters, Dorothy J. Snyder and husband Thomas of Dora and Lavonne A. Homan and husband John of Cochranton; and two grandchildren, Jackie Snyder and Wendy Straub and husband Jay.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Howard Himes.