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Mary Ellen Miller, 66

September 6, 2013

Mary Ellen Miller, 66, of Punxsutawney, passed away Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, at her home.

Mary Ellen was born June 17, 1947, in Punxsutawney, a daughter of the late Howard and Laura Mae (Chapman) Miller.

She is survived by two brothers, Sam Miller and wife Kay of Anita and John Miller of Punxsutawney; two sisters, Anna Mae Berkey of Punxsutawney and Betty Stahlman and husband Tom of Emerickville; and several beloved nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, at the McCabe Funeral Home in Punxsutawney, where a funeral service will be held

Thomas "Shiner" Doyle Snyder, Sr., 62

September 6, 2013

Thomas "Shiner" Doyle Snyder, Sr., 62, of Mayport, Pa., died Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, at the Punxsutawney Area Hospital, with his loving family at his side.

He was born March 27, 1951, in Brookville, the son of the late Howard "Snitz" Doyle Snyder and Sarah Josephine Caylor.

He was a member of the National Guard and worked as a coal miner and truck driver.

He was also the owner of the Thomas Snyder Coal Company.

Norman Samuel Scava, 85

September 6, 2013

Norman Samuel Scava, 85, of Hudson, Ohio, was taken home on Aug. 17, 2013, to join his wife, Doris, for eternity.

Sam was born Aug. 28, 1928, in Punxsutawney, the son of the late LuCille and Samuel Scava.

He was married to Doris Foster, who preceded him in death on Aug. 20, 2011.

Sam was known as "Skip" to his friends.

He attended Punxsutawney High School, where he was a four-sport athlete. Upon graduation, he attended Thiel College, where he met his wife, Doris.

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