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William J. Bridge, 86

April 1, 2013

William J. Bridge, 86, of Cloe, passed away Sunday, March 31, 2013, at Punxsutawney Area Hospital.

Mr. Bridge was born Jan. 14, 1927, in Punxsutawney, a son of the late Thomas L. Bridge and Hazel (Fetterman) Bridge.

On Aug. 18, 2005, Mr. Bridge was preceded in death by his wife Vera C. (Smith) Bridge.

He was the owner of Bills Chassis Alignment in Cloe.

He attended the Cloe United Methodist Church and was the former Post Commander of the Punxsutawney VFW.

His hobbies were woodworking, hunting and watching the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Dorothy M. "Dollie" Lauer, 89

April 1, 2013

Dorothy M. "Dollie" Lauer, 89, of Punxsutawney, passed away Sunday, March 31, 2013, at Mahoning Riverside Manor.

Mrs. Lauer was preceded in death by her first husband, John Lauer, and her second husband, Alfred L. Lauer.

She was a member of St. Peter & Paul Byzantine Church.

Dollie worked many years for Jerko's Confectionary and the Carroll House Dress Shop in Williamsport before retiring.

She loved watching the Pittsburgh Steelers and Penn State football. In her spare time, she enjoyed reading and the Lawrence Welk Show.

Wilda N. Reitz, 95

April 1, 2013

Wilda N. Reitz, 95, formerly of Timblin, died on Saturday, March 30, 2013, at the Jefferson Manor in Brookville.

She was born on Jan. 14, 1918, in New Salem, a daughter of John L. and Mabel M. (Wise) Reitz.

Wilda was a member of the New Salem United Methodist Church, and when she moved to Timblin, she attended the Life Fellowship Church. She worked for Rola Jensen.

She is survived by two sisters, Ruth Klingensmith of New Castle and Joan Yeager of Indianapolis, Indiana; a brother, Paul Reitz and his wife Joyce of Timblin; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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