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Lois Marie Schumacker, 79

October 9, 2013

Lois Marie Schumacker, 79, of Punxsutawney, died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, at DuBois Regional Medical Center.

She was born Aug. 28, 1934, in Rossiter, a daughter of the late Rheed and Edna (Henry) States.

Mrs. Schumacker was Methodist by faith.

She enjoyed word puzzles, reading the Bible, crocheting and needlepoint. She was a tremendous help in caring for her grandson, John Paul Holeva, during his illness.

Richard G. Pence, 84

October 9, 2013

Richard G. Pence, 84, Ringgold, died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, at Jefferson Manor, Brookville.

He was born Aug. 12, 1929, in Brookville, a son of the late Dolly Agnes (Shreckengost) and Foster Grant Pence.

On July 5, 1951, he married Lois (Shirey) Pence, who survives.

He was a member of the Ringgold United Methodist Church.

He was a member of the Ringgold Fire Company, the New Bethlehem Masonic Lodge #522 and a Scout Leader.

He was retired from Citizen Utilities of New Bethlehem.

He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He loved woodworking, tying flies and loading shells.

Larry Boyd “Squeak” Smith, 68

October 9, 2013

Larry Boyd “Squeak” Smith, 68, Canoe Ridge Road, Rossiter died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, at home with his loving family.

Born on April 17, 1945, in Punxsutawney, a son of the late Virgil and L. Marie (Knisley) Smith.

On Jan. 4, 1965, he married the former Jane Marie Hofman. She survives.

Prior to his retirement in 2007, Larry worked as a coal miner at Greenwich Colliers, he was a mechanic for Murray Ford, Don Vite, Conrad’s, and the Brookville Truck Stop and was a foreman for Whipstock.

Mona Elaine Davidson, 73

October 9, 2013

Mona Elaine Davidson, 73, most recently of Lemoyne, Pa., passed away on Monday, Oct. 7, while in the company of family, at Holy Spirit Hospital in Camp Hill, Pa. Mrs. Davidson is formerly of Freeport, PA.

Mona was born in Ernest, Pa., on March 24, 1940. She was the daughter of the late Lorena Rebecca (Shafer) Lettie and Elmer Leroy Lettie of Punxsutawney. She was one of seven children, with two brothers and four sisters. She was a 1957 graduate of Punxsutawney Area Joint High School.

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