Archive - Jul 29, 2011 - Obituary
Minnie Bryce Abraham, 88, well-known resident of Clymer, went to heaven peacefully in her sleep early Wednesday morning, July 27, 2011, at Grace Healthcare in Franklin, Tenn.
She was born Oct. 7, 1922, in Clymer, the daughter of James and Agnes Clayton.
She was married to Howard â€śHubâ€ť Abraham, who preceded her in death in 1996, for 50 years. Together, they pioneered Little League Baseball in Clymer, an organization they served for more than 40 years. Clymerâ€™s â€śHub Fieldâ€ť is named in honor of Howard Abraham, inducted into the Indiana County Sports Hall of Fame in 1998.
Christopher Jordan Gardner, 21, Glen Campbell, died Thursday, July 28, 2011, in Montgomery Township, Indiana County.
He was born June 4, 1990, in Indiana, a son of Van E. and Regina B. (Brink) Gardner, who survive.
Mr. Gardner was a 2008 graduate of Purchase Line High School, where he was active in sports. He was employed as a driller for Aztec Well Services.
An outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting; fishing; archery; scouting for deer and turkey; and riding his ATV.
Robert Blaine Shields Sr., 71, Rochester Mills, died Friday, July 29, 2011, at DuBois Regional Medical Center in DuBois.
He was born Aug. 11, 1939, in Marion Center, a son of the late William Guy and Esther Alice (Salsgiver) Shields.
Mr. Shields served in the U.S. Army as an S4 during the Vietnam War.
He was a fabricator at Polyvision in Dixonville.