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July 4th

Leone C. Howard, 97

July 4, 2013

Leone C. Howard, 97, formerly of Punxsutawney, died Tuesday, July 2, 2013, in Dayton, Ohio.

She was born April 2, 1916, in Porter Township, Jefferson County, the daughter of the late Charles and Margaret (Howard) Conway.

She attained an associate degree in criminology from IUP and was employed most of her life as a secretary for municipal governments.

She was married in Virginia on March 15, 1950, to Thomas Howard, Jr, who preceded her in death.

She was a Presbyterian by faith and was formerly a member of the Presbyterian Church of Punxsutawney before moving from the area.

July 1st

Terrance Lynn Hodgson, 72

July 1, 2013

Terrance Lynn Hodgson, 72, of Punxsutawney, died Monday, July 1, 2013, at home.

He was born March 21, 1941, in Punxsutawney, a son of the late Ralph and Edith (Wood) Hodgson Fye.

On March 21, 1964, he married the former Marcella Raye McAdoo. She survives.

Terry previously worked for P&N Coal, and Valier Coal Yard, as a parts man.

He enjoyed spending his time at Walker's Service Station.

Sara D. Fox, 75

July 1, 2013

Sara D. Fox, 75, of Big Run, died Monday, July 1, 2013, at Hamot Medical Center, Erie.

She was born Sept. 5, 1937, in Rossiter, a daughter of the late Hiriam and Mary Rebecca (Cressley) White.

On June 1, 1957, she married Charles Leroy Fox. He survives.

She was a member of the First Church of God in Punxsutawney.

Joseph Anthony Cianciotti, 67

July 1, 2013

Joseph Anthony Cianciotti, 67, of Punxsutawney, died Sunday, June 30, 2013 at home.

He was born Dec. 20, 1945, in Yonkers, N.Y., a son of Nicholas Cianciotti of Cape Coral, Fla., and the late Olga (Valesquez) Cianciotti.

On Oct. 8, 1988, he married the former Monica Sue Mikelonis. She survives.

They would have celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary in October.

He was a member of Saints Cosmas and Damian Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus.

Mr. Cianciotti worked as a locomotive engineer for B&P Railroad for over 30 years.

Doug Clay Horne, Jr., 40

July 1, 2013

Doug Clay Horne, Jr., 40, of Punxsutawney, died Sunday, June 30, 2013, at home.

He was born Feb. 27, 1973, in Punxsutawney, a son of Doug Clay Horne, Sr. and Earla Jane (Schaffer) Horne.

He was baptized at the First Christian Church.

Mr. Horne worked as a rock truck driver for Amfire Coal Company.

He was a hard worker and enjoyed working.

Doug was a big-hearted, family-oriented man who loved his children deeply.

He had a lot of caring friends who would have done anything for him.

His uncle, Homer Schaffer, was a very special man he looked up to and loved very much.

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