Archive - Dec 30, 2013 - Obituary
Clarabelle M. (Murray) Davis, 85, of Vandergrift, formerly of Punxsutawney, passed away Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at Kittanning Care Center, in Kittanning, Pa.
She was born June 9, 1928, in Punxsutawney, a daughter of the late George and Edith (Coy) Murray.
Clarabelle lived in the Vandergrift and Apollo area for the last 25 years.
She was a self-employed beautician in Punxsutawney for several years and was also the owner/operator of L&M Crafts in Pitcarin for several years.
Dwight K. Elkin, 87, of Fowler Township, Ohio, died Sunday morning, Dec. 29, 2013, at Omni Manor Health Care Center in Austintown.
He was born Jan. 5, 1926, in Punxsutawney, Porter Township, the son of the late H. Clair and Bessie Elizabeth Miller Elkin.
Dwight was a 1944 graduate of Punxsutawney High School.
He served in the Navy as a ships fireman in the Pacific Theatre during World War II.
Dwight was entrusted in the Pacific with piloting the Admiral's shuttle launch between ships in the fleet.