Archive - Jan 13, 2013 - Obituary
Eva J. Anderson, 91, Anita, died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, at Punxsutawney Area Hospital.
She was born Dec. 23, 1921, in Anita, a daughter of the late Carl Albert and Anna J. Anderson.
She was a member of the Elim Lutheran Church in Anita.
She graduated from Punxsutawney Area High School and was first employed at G.C. Murphy and then at Punxsutawney Hardware for most of her adult life.
H. Ray Pifer, 90, of Reynoldsville, passed away Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at his home surrounded by his family.
Mr. Pifer was born Aug. 23, 1922, in Big Run, a son of the late Irvin G. Pifer and Uzella (Rhoades) Pifer.
He was married in May of 1945 to his wife, Olive I. (Timblin) Pifer, who survives, of Reynoldsville.
They were married 67 years.
Mr. Pifer was a lifelong resident of the area and the family's 8th generation homestead farm.
He was an entrepreneur and inventor.
He was the owner of Pifer's Poultry & Egg Business, processing 100,000 birds per year.