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James E. Hanson, 78, of DuBois

December 6, 2013

James E. Hanson, 78, of DuBois, formerly of Marienville, Pa., died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at DuBois Nursing Home.

He was born Sept. 10, 1935, in DuBois, the son of Charles and Alta Hanson.

On Dec. 2, 1956, he married the former Sandra Anderson, who preceded him in death in 2004.

Mr. Hanson worked as a PBX repairman for what was Bell Telephone, AT&T and is now Lucent Technology. He was a former small businessman in Marienville dealing in Maytag appliances.

He was an avid sportsman who enjoyed hunting snowshoe rabbit and running dogs.

Josephine E. Morris, 98

December 6, 2013

Josephine E. Morris, 98, Brockway, formerly of Oliveburg, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at Highland View Health Care, Brockway.

She was born on Aug. 26, 1915, in Oliver Township, a daughter of the late Thomas Otto Enterline and Zelda Rae (Kuntz) Enterline.

On Aug. 8, 1943, she married Charles Stanley Morris, who preceded her in death on Jan. 16, 1997.

She was a member of the Oliveburg Presbyterian Church for over 50 years.

She enjoyed sewing, reading, traveling, cooking, and her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was a long-time member of the Ladies Aid Society.

Mary May Emberg, 77

December 6, 2013

Mary May Emberg, 77, of Punxsutawney, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh.

She was born Feb. 23, 1936, in Mackeyville, Pa., a daughter of the late Orvis and Bertha (Nihart) Barner.

In 1964, she married Donald Emberg. He preceded her in death on Feb. 28, 1974.

She previously worked at Invensys in DuBois.

Mary loved her family, being outside gardening, and she also had a tender heart for animals.

She had a friendly, warm spirit and made friends everywhere.

Rose Marie Goyette, 75

December 6, 2013

Rose Marie Goyette, 75, of Punxsutawney, passed away Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, at Mulberry Square Elder Care & Rehabilitation Center.

Miss Goyette was born Aug. 15, 1938, in Punxsutawney, a daughter of the late Nicholas and Catherine (Caloger) Goyette.

Rose was a member of Ss. Cosmas & Damian Catholic Church.

She was employed by Lorree Footwear before retirement. She was a member of the Green Thumb Program at the Punxsutawney Library.

She is survived by her brother, Nicholas A. Goyette of Medina, Ohio, and several nieces and nephews.

Mary Lou “Millie” Bonadio, 86

December 6, 2013

Mary Lou “Millie” Bonadio, 86, of Somerset, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at her home.

She was born Jan. 14, 1927, in New Martinsville, W.V., a daughter of the late Clarence Lee and Maude Evelyn (Smith) Prichard.

Millie was a 1945 graduate of Punxsutawney High School.

Until her retirement, she was co-owner/operator of Pennsylvania Propane, along with her husband, the late Francis Anthony “Tony” Bonadio, who preceded her in death on Dec. 27, 2009.

She was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church and the Homemakers Club.

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