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Archive - May 2013 - Obituary

May 2nd

Alfred N. “Al” Dempsey, 61

May 2, 2013

Alfred N. “Al” Dempsey, 61, of Kersey, passed away Wednesday evening, May 1, 2013, at his home after a lengthy illness.

He was born Oct. 29, 1951, in Franklin, Pa., a son of the late Alfred and Alice “Lettie Jean” Neal Dempsey.

He had been a resident of the area since 1975.

He was a graduate of Punxsutawney Area High School, Class of 1971, and graduated from Vo-Tech in Reynoldsville in 1971. He was an employee of SGL in St. Marys for 33 years.

On Sept. 2, 1972, in the St. Mary’s Church in Reynoldsville, he married Bonnie J. Pegnetter, who survives.

Nancy Ruth McClure, 85

May 2, 2013

Nancy Ruth McClure, 85, of Punxsutawney, died Thursday, May 2, 2013, at DuBois Nursing Home.

Arrangements are incomplete and under the direction of the Brenda D. Shumaker Funeral Home, Inc., Big Run.

May 1st

Elva A. Fike, 89

May 1, 2013

Elva A. Fike, 89, Mayport, died Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at Jefferson Manor Health Center in Brookville.

She was born Jan. 11, 1924, in Oliver Township, a daughter of the late Manual J. and Myrtle (Moore) Burkett.

On Sept. 18, 1948, she married Dale E. Fike of Mayport, who survives.
Throughout her life, she was employed by Cameron, Sylvania, and Rolo.

Her family was her life.

She enjoyed quilting, flower gardening and feeding and watching her backyard birds.

She attended the Langville Church, where she was the pianist.

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