Archive - Oct 14, 2012 - Obituary
Beatrice "Betty" Evelyn (Blose) Mumau was born in Blose Hollow (near Wilgus, Pa.) on July 13, 1917.
She grew up with 11 siblings and regaled friends and family her whole life with magical tales of goings-on and family reunions â€” especially the famous Blose Reunion â€” in the Hollow.
Living to the ripe age of 95, Betty would often wistfully remark, "I am the last leaf on the tree.â€ť
She was married in 1936 to Robert J. Mumau, who preceded her in death in 1984.
John Lee Heckman, 59, of Punxsutawney, died Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, at home.
He was born Dec. 30, 1952, in Punxsutawney, a son of the late Albert Charles and Constance Hope (Teats) Heckman.
He had previously worked at Matson Lumber and Elbelâ€™s Produce Farm.
His enjoyment in life was spending time with his daughter Hope, making homemade soup called â€śDough,â€ť having Sunday dinners and visiting his family and friends.
He loved his dog Lizzy.
He was a content man who enjoyed what he had, and he also liked woodworking and gardening.