Archive - May 2011 - Obituary
Gaynelle (Nanz) Borts, 93, Punxsutawney, died Monday, May 2, 2011, at Mahoning Riverside Manor, Punsutawney.
She was born July 1, 1917, in Akron, Ohio, the daughter of the late William F. Nanz and Laure (Bhe) Nanz Thomas.
June 17, 1944, she married Marley S. Borts, who preceded her in death Oct. 7, 2008.
Mrs. Borts was a life member of the First English Lutheran Church.
Raymond "Bud" Carl Steele, 85, Smicksburg, passed away Monday, May 2, 2011, while recovering from prolonged surgical problems in the intensive care unit of Armstrong County Memorial Hospital.
He was born May 14, 1952, in South Mahoning Township, a son of the late Alvord and Irene (Johnston) Steele.
June 12, 1948, he married Helen (Pearce) Steele, his wife of 49 years, who preceded him in death in March 1998.
Mr. Steele was a long-time member of the Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, located in Trade City.
Daniel Joseph Shively, 23, Bishop, Calif., formerly of Punxsutawney, died Wednesday, April 27, 2011, in Eureka, Calif.
He was born April 25, 1988, in Punxsutawney, a son of Daniel W. Shively and Stacey R. Serian Love, who survive.
He graduated from Punxsutawney Area High School in 2006.
Mr. Shively was Methodist by faith and attended Calvary United Methodist Church in Rossiter.
He was an accomplished musician who played guitar, drums and keyboard, and he had recently completed recording his first 18-track rap album.
Kevin B. Sutter Jr., 22, Timblin, died Saturday, April 30, 2011, in Timblin.
He was born March 31, 1989, in Punxsutawney, a son of Kevin Sutter Sr. and Minnie Duperee, who survive.
Mr. Sutter was a laborer and worked at PW Hardwood in Brookville.
In addition to his parents, surviving relatives include four brothers, Cody Hartzfeld of Punxsutawney, Brandon Duperee of Centerville, Va., Trevor Sutter of Timblin, and Troy Sutter of Timblin; a sister, Angie Davis of Virginia Beach, Va.; one niece; and one nephew.
Harry E. Hibbard, 92, Punxsutawney, passed away Sunday, May 1, 2011, at Mulberry Square Elder Care and Rehabiltation Center, Punxsutawney.
He was born Jan. 7, 1919, in Eleanora, the son of the late Henry and Mary Ann (Scadden) Hibbard.
May 4, 1940, he married Martha (Kovalyak) Hibbard, who preceded him in death.
Mr. Hibbard was a laborer and worked for PennDOT.
Sheryl K. (Fetterman) Watson, 50, Export, passed away Friday, April 29, 2011, at Family Hospice & Palliative Care in Mt. Lebanon.
Mrs. Watson was born April 13, 1961, in Punxsutawney, a daughter of the late Harry Fetterman and Katherine (Raybuck) Fetterman of Punxsutawney, who survives.
She was married to Todd Watson of Export, who survives.
Mrs. Watson was employed with P.K. Management, where she was a manager for many years.
She loved and adored her grandchildren and spent as much time with them as she could. She loved being with family and good friends.