Archive - Mar 2012 - Obituary
Ralph E. Miller, 69, Smicksburg, passed away Friday, March 30, 2012, at Mulberry Square Elder Care & Rehabilitation Center, Punxsutawney.
He was born Oct. 20, 1942, in Punxsutawney, a son of the late Charles H. and Vera (Neal) Miller.
He was a member of the Mt. Zion Lutheran Church in Trade City.
Mr. Miller was employedÂ for 30 years by PennDOT, where he worked as an inspector before retiring.
HeÂ loved playing Bingo and maintained his home on the farm where he was born.
Mr. Miller made his home at Mahoning Riverside Manor in Punxsutawney for the past four years.
Charles "Spark" Seger, 77, Punxsutawney, passed away Thursday, March 29, 2012, at Mulberry Square Elder Care & Rehabilitation Center.
He was born July 26, 1934, in Rossiter, a son of the late Sherman and Robina (Johnson) Seger.
July 14, 1956, he married, Virginia L. (Stiteler) Seger, of Punxsutawney, who survives.
Mr. Seger was a member of the Rossiter Sportsmans' Club. He was also an avid gardner and, most of all, a loving husband, father and grandfather.
Lula P. Hetrick, 94, Dora, passed away Thursday, March 29, 2012, at Brookville Hospital.
She was born April 23, 1917, in Dora, Ringgold Township, Jefferson County, a daughter of the late Winfield and Edna Pearl (Reed) Mowrey.
She was a lifetime resident of Dora.
George Colburn Bowers, 95, died Dec. 16, 2011, while visiting family in Gladwin, Michigan.
He was born March 2, 1916, in Punxsutawney, a son of the late William Arthur and Blanch (Winslow) Bowers Sr.
Mr. Bowers was a veteran of World War II, having served in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater with the 25th infantry division.
Barbara A. Mowry, 81, The Villages, Fla., passed away Monday, March 26, 2012, at Shands Hospital in Gainesville, Fla.
Mrs. Mowry moved to The Villages from Pittsburgh 17 years years ago, where she retired as a teacher in the Northgate School District after 33 years.
In The Villages, she was a member of New Life Presbyterian Church and the Philosophy Club.
She was the beloved wife of Richard Mowry and is also survived by her daughter, Ellen Shore of Pittsburgh; a son, David Mowry of Cleveland, Ohio; and seven grandchildren.
E. Eugene "Gene" Kauffman, 80, Punxsutawney, passed away Monday, March 26, 2012, at his home.
He was born June 21, 1931, in Mahaffey, a son of the late H. Clayton and Catherine Mae (Lee) Kauffman.
He was married to Eleanor May (Smith) Kauffman, who survives, of Punxsutawney.
Mr. Kauffman was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during the Korean War and 31 years in the National Guard.
He was retired from Season-All Industries and later worked part-time for CRW Home Supply, where he had many friends.
Keith Mervin Winters, 55, Rossiter, died Sunday, March 25, 2012, at Hillsdale Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.
He was born July 31, 1956, a son of Mervin Winters, who survives, and the late Dolly (Miller) Winters.
He was a member of the Calvary United Methodist Church of Rossiter.
Mr. Winters enjoyed drawing and listening to country music, and he worked at the Indiana County Workshop.
James T. Lockard, 85, Brookville, died Friday, March 23, 2012, at Jefferson Manor in Brookville.
He was born Aug. 24, 1926, in Montgomery Township, Indiana County, a son of the late Thomas Nelson and Alice (Sturgeon) Lockard.
Aug. 26, 1950, he married Marion "Mimi" Smith, who preceded him in death Feb. 6, 2012.
Mr. Lockard worked as a roofer and a carpenter.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II as a paratrooper for the 472nd Glider BN in the Pacific Theater.
Ruby Tyger, 80, Rochester Mills, passed away Saturday, March 24, 2012, at Punxsutawney Area Hospital.
She was born April 20, 1931, in Leechburg, Armstrong County, a daughter of the late Leroy and Frances (Boyer) Wagner.
Dec. 27, 1952, she married Harold C. Tyger, who preceded her in death.
Agness Maxine Schaper moved on from this life Wednesday, March 14, 2012, at the age of 90.Â
She was a resident of Hilmar, Calif., when she passed away, but had lived in many places in California after being discharged from the U.S. Navy at the end of World War II.Â
She was born in February 1922 and raised in Punxsutawney by her parents, Zelda Rae and Thomas Otto Enterline.
Maxine, as she was affectionately known to all, spent her life as a nurse; first as a Navy nurse, then working in different doctors' offices and later specializing in obstetrics.