Archive - Feb 28, 2013 - Obituary
Jerome H. âJakeâ Curtis, 84, Punxsutawney, died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at Christ the King Manor.
He was born May 18, 1928, in Punxsutawney, a son of the late Frederick C. and Anna C. (Kuptz) Curtis.
On Sept. 30, 1948, he married Luetta âLettieâ Ruth Curtis, who preceded him in death on Jan. 17, 1997.
He was a member of the Ss. Cosmas and Damian Roman Catholic Church of Punxsutawney.
He graduated from the SS.C.D. School in 1946.
He was a past member of the Knights of Columbus and the St. Vincent de Paul Society.
Ruth S. Elkin, 93, of Dayton, Pa., went to be with her Lord on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at Armstrong County Memorial Hospital.
She was born April 5, 1919, in East Mahoning Township, Indiana County, the daughter of Blair R. and Nannie L. (Lockhart) Streams.
Ruth was a resident of Dayton since 1967 and graduated from Marion Center High School in 1937.
She received her bachelorâs degree in elementary education from the Indiana State Teachers College in 1941 and began her teaching career at South Mahoning Township Schools.