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Archive - Jan 2013 - Obituary

January 9th

Olive (Enterline) Troutman, 88

January 9, 2013

Olive (Enterline) Troutman, 88, of Hamilton, formerly of the Sprankle Mills area, died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at Punxsutawney Area Hospital.

She was born March 14, 1924, in McWilliams, Armstrong County, a daughter of the late Daniel and C. Rhoda (Painter) Enterline.

On Sept. 23, 1940, she married Lee Troutman. He preceded her in death in 1984 in St. Petersburg, Fla.

She attended the Hamilton Methodist Church, and was a member of the Ladies Aid for many years.

Olive was a member of the Punxsy Senior Center.

Austin William Hogan, PhD, 76

January 9, 2013

Austin William Hogan, PhD, 76, of Barton Road, died on Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH.

He was born in Johnstown, NY, Sept. 26, 1936, the son of Austin Seaman and Gladys (Weeper) Hogan.

Austin graduated from Fultonville High School in 1954. He attended college in New York at Maritime College, then graduated with a degree in physics from Harpur College in Binghamton, NY. He defended his Doctoral thesis at Hokkaido University in Sapporo, Japan in 1976.

January 8th

Fred Wachob, 90

January 8, 2013

Fred Wachob, 90, Punxsutawney, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.

He was born March 6, 1922, in Brookville, a son of the late Charles and Mary (Parr) Wachob.

On Nov. 1, 1946, he married Virginia (Bennett) Wachob, who preceded him in death.

He was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Punxsutawney.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II in Europe.

He was a member of the Elks Lodge No. 301, John W. Jenks Lodge No. 534, the Jesters, Local Plumbers and Pipefitters No. 354 and the VFW.

January 7th

M. Maxine Novak, 78

January 7, 2013

M. Maxine Novak, 78, Punxsutawney, formerly of Wenonah, N.J., died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2012, at Punxsutawney Area Hospital.

She was born on July 13, 1934, in Punxsutawney, a daughter of the late Earl and Nellie (Hobba) Payne.

She was married to Victor S. Novak, who preceded her in death.

Mrs. Novak was an avid bowler, donated to many charities and loved entertaining and spending time with her family.

She was retired from the Bell Telephone company.

Barbara A. (Lightner) Sturgeon, 67

January 7, 2013

Barbara A. (Lightner) Sturgeon, 67, of Curwensville, formerly of Mahaffey, passed away Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at Clearfield Hospital.

Ms. Sturgeon was born Oct. 17, 1945, in Carlisle, a daughter of the late John F. Lightner and Hilda (Fleming) Lightner.

Barbara was the last surviving member of her family.

She enjoyed spending time with her family and will be missed by many friends.

January 6th

Betty Lou Carr, 64

January 6, 2013

Betty Lou Carr, 64, of Punxsutawney, passed away Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Mrs. Carr was born Oct. 4, 1948, in Punxsutawney, a daughter of the late Clyde E. Dinger and Mary Ellen (Lettie) Dinger.

Sept. 10, 1966, she married her husband, Darl P. Carr, who survives, of Punxsutawney.

Betty Lou was a member of the Dora Evangelical Church.

She was a 1966 graduate of Punxsutawney High School, a tax collector for Porter Township and an EMT for the Ringgold and Perry Township Volunteer Fire Companies.

January 3rd

Keith R. Miller, 88

January 3, 2013

Keith R. Miller, 88, of Punxsutawney, died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at Indiana Hospital.

He was born June 14, 1924, in Mahaffey, a son of the late Oran and Della (Stegner) Miller.

He was a retired lineman from IBEW.

He was married to Leone (Belella) Miller, who preceded him in death.

January 2nd

Anthony Cipolla, 85

January 2, 2013

Anthony Cipolla, 85, of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at Mt. St. Mary’s Hospital in Lewiston, N.Y.

Born in Dayton, Pa., he was the son of the late Joseph and Christine (Altimore) Cipolla. Anthony attended schools in both Rossiter and Punxsutawney.

Afterwards, he served in the United States Army from Jan. 9, 1946, until his honorable discharge on June 20, 1947, and was awarded the World War II Victory Medal and Japanese Occupation Medal.

January 1st

John R. Kennis, 91

January 1, 2013

John R. Kennis, 91, Henderson Township, died Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, at his residence following a short illness.

He was born Dec. 10, 1921, in Soldier, Pa., a son of the late Peter Kennis Sr. and Mary (Gilga) Kennis.

May 4, 1946, he married Ora Mae Shepler Kennis, who survives.

Mr. Kennis was a dairy farmer and a laborer for Interstate Amesite.

He was a member of the Holy Trinity Byzantine Catholic Church in Sykesville.

He had a love of land.

Jessie A. Waggoner, 64

January 1, 2013

Jessie A. Waggoner, 64, of Punxsutawney, passed away Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, at Punxsutawney Area Hospital.

Mrs. Waggoner was born April 17, 1948, in DuBois, a daughter of the late Ward Glen Manners and Lottie Mae (Riley) Manners.

She was married to Walter E. Waggoner, who survives, of Punxsutawney.

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