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Dolores "Dolly" S. Davis, 82

May 14, 2013

Dolores "Dolly" S. Davis, 82, of Big Run, died Monday, May 13, 2013, at DuBois Nursing Home.

She was born Jan. 31, 1931, in Cloe, a daughter of the late Rowland I. and Blanche (Baun) Smith.

On Oct. 8, 1949, she married Richard Davis. He preceded her in death on May 5, 1965.

Dolly previously worked as a bartender at the Punxsutawney Moose Club and at Little Canada.

She later worked as a clerk at JC Penney.

Melvin Leroy Hoffman, 91

May 14, 2013

Melvin Leroy Hoffman, 91, Coolspring, died Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at Jefferson Manor in Brookville.

He was born April 15, 1921, in Coolspring, a son of Lee Hoffman and Icie Hinderliter Hoffman.

In 1992, he married Ruth Elizabeth Jones, who survives.

Mr. Hoffman worked as a coal miner for R&P Coal Co.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in the 14th Infantry, 71st Division, during World War II.

In addition to his wife, surviving relatives include three daughters and three sons, Lavonne Caylor (Lee) of Coolspring, Donald

Nancy Lee (Tuck) Chandler, 66

May 14, 2013

Nancy Lee (Tuck) Chandler, 66, of Punxsutawney, died Monday, May 13, 2013, at Mt. Nittany Medical Center in State College, Pa.

She was born on May 4, 1947, in Punxsutawney, a daughter of the late Charles and Susan (Hardy) Weiss.

She married Richard D. Tuck in November of 1963. He preceded her in death on Feb. 21, 2010.

She married James Chandler on Sept. 29, 2012. He survives.

She was a member of the Punxsutawney Eagles and the American Legion Auxiliary in Bellefonte, Pa., and in Punxsutawney.

She was also a member of the Undine Fire Company of Bellefonte.

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