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James E. “Jim” Martz, 98

February 26, 2013

James E. Martz, 98, Ringgold, died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at Brookville Hospital.

He was born June 30, 1914, in Ringgold, a son of the late Jesse and Catherine (Young) Martz.

On May 17, 1939, he married Faye (Young) Martz, who survives.

He was a lifetime member of the St. James Lutheran Church in Ringgold.

He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II.

He was a teacher and assistant principal of the Punxsutawney Area School District and then became principal of the school district.

Harry R. Gaul, 83

February 26, 2013

Harry R. Gaul, 83, DuBois, formerly of Route 410, Punxsutawney, died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at DuBois Nursing Home, following a lengthy illness.

He was born March 24, 1929, in Big Run, a son of the late Ivan Gaul and Elizabeth (Fye) Gaul.

He married Carrie E. (Henry) Gaul, who preceded him in death on Nov. 24, 2005.

Mr. Gaul was a graduate of Plum High School.

He worked for various dairy companies.

He was a musician, playing for many area functions.

He resided in Plum Borough for many years.

Robert Dean Hetrick, 55

February 26, 2013

Robert Dean Hetrick, 55, of Altoona, formerly of Punxsutawney, died Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, in Blair County.

He was born March 15, 1957, in Punxsutawney, a son of the late Robert Lee Hetrick and Winona M. (London) Hetrick.

His mother survives and resides in Punxsutawney.

He served in the United States Marines during the Vietnam era.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by two sisters, LeeAnn Hetrick and Linda Kerns Stanford and husband Steve, all of Punxsutawney; and a brother, Barry Hetrick and wife Kimberly of Punxsutawney.

Dora Lynn Sherry, 46

February 26, 2013

Dora Lynn Sherry, 46, of Punxsutawney, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at
Punxsutawney Area Hospital.

She was born April 16, 1966, in New Castle, a daughter of Clarence E. Brown and the late Dr. Mattie Arnell Brown.

On April 25, 1987, she married Arthur Sherry. He survives.

She was a gentle, kind-spirited woman.

Dora was very artistic, and she enjoyed painting, drawing and graphic arts.

She was very good at working on computers.

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