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Jerry M. Wells, 79

May 28, 2012

Jerry M. Wells, 79, Rossiter, died Sunday, May 27, 2012, at home.

He was born Oct. 3, 1932, in Austintown, Ohio, a son of the late Lewis and Grace (Delp) Wells.

Dec. 31, 1954, he married Nettie L. Calvert Wells, who preceded him in death Oct. 23, 2008.

Mr. Wells retired as a final repairman for the General Motors Lordstown Plant in Youngstown, Ohio, after 20 years of service.

He was Protestant by faith.

Mr. Wells was a veteran, having served as a sergeant in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

Harry M. Manners, 97

May 28, 2012

Harry M. Manners, 97, Cloe, died Friday, May 25, 2012, at Wellington Heights, Punxsutawney.

He was born Aug. 12, 1914, in Albion, a son of the late John Albert and Katy Arminta (Himes) Manners.

May 11, 1942, he married Wilma Yohe, who survives, of Big Run. They lived in Cloe for 68 years.

He was employed as a carman and wreckmaster by the B&O/C&O railroad for 35 years and retired from there in 1975.

He served as a PA State Constable and Jefferson County Deputy Sheriff for many years.

Mr. Manners enjoyed playing baseball, hunting, fishing, bowling and golfing.

John Clair Woods Sr., 73

May 28, 2012

John Clair Woods Sr., 73, Rossiter, died Monday, May 28, 2012, at home.

He was born Sept. 21, 1937, in Punxsutawney, a son of the late John Allen and Edith May (Oaks) Woods.

July 15, 1967, he married the former Lillian Jane Hill, who survives.

Mr. Woods was a member of the Faith Fellowship Church.

He was also a member of the Rossiter American Legion.

Mr. Woods worked as a tree trimmer for Penn Lines and Asplundh. In recent years, he was a driver for the Amish.

He enjoyed fishing and hunting, and in his younger days, he was a boxer in New York.

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