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James Dowling Postlewaite, 69

May 17, 2013

James D. Postlewaite, 69, Erie, passed away on Monday, May 13, 2013, at UPMC Hamot.

He was born March 31, 1944, in Punxsutawney, a son of the late James Blair and Joanna Margaret (Anthony) Postlewaite.

Jim was retired from General Electric Co., for which he worked 42-and-a-half years.
Most of his years there were spent in the Power House.

He was an avid hunter and outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting with his grandson, who got his first buck in 2011.

He enjoyed restoring, displaying and pulling antique tractors, especially his two-cylinder John Deeres.

Valgene E. “Val” Frye, 71

May 17, 2013

Valgene E. “Val” Frye, 71, of Chicora, Pa., entered his heavenly home on Thursday, May 16, 2013, at Butler Memorial Hospital.

Val was born at home in Rochester Mills, Pa., to the late Blair G. and Edna (Leasure) Frye, on June 24, 1941.

Mr. Frye graduated from Marion Center High School with the Class of 1959.

He went on to graduate from Butler County Community College with an A.A. Degree in business management in 1982.

Val married the love of his life, Carolyn A. (Hosack) Frye, on April 28, 1962, in Lickingville, Pa.

Lloyd E. Fisher, 73

May 17, 2013

Lloyd E. Fisher, 73, of Hamilton, passed away Thursday, May 16, 2013, at Punxsutawney Area Hospital.

Mr. Fisher was born Nov. 11, 1939, a son of the late Lloyd E. Fisher Sr. and Rose (Lorenzo) Fisher.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara L. (Sheesley) Fisher, of Hamilton.

They were married Feb. 22, 1964.

Mr. Fisher was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served two tours in Vietnam, two tours in Germany and three years in Panama before retiring as a Sgt. 1st Class after 20 years and receiving the Purple Heart.

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