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September 19th

Faye E. Martz, 97

September 19, 2013

Faye E. Martz, 97, Ringgold, died Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at McKinley Health Center, Brookville.

She was born Oct. 13, 1915, in Ringgold, a daughter of the late Edith (Stewart) and Ralph R. Young, Sr.

On May 17, 1939, she married James E. Martz. They were married for 72 wonderful years. He preceded her in death on Feb. 23, 2013.

She was a member of the St. James Lutheran Church in Ringgold, and also the PASR, AAUW and the LCW.

September 18th

Margaret Lillian Peace Hauck, 90

September 18, 2013

Margaret Lillian Peace Hauck, age 90, of Ellenboro, N.C., died Monday, Sept. 16, 2013 at her residence.

Margaret was born June 10, 1923, in Clearfield County, Pa., to the late Reese Irvin Peace and Kathryn Melinda Shepler Peace. 

Robert Clair Shaffer, 82

September 18, 2013

Robert Clair Shaffer, 82, of Pansy Ringgold Road, Summerville, died Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at Jefferson Manor.

Robert was born on Oct. 1, 1930, at the family home on Pansy Ringgold Road, a son of the late Clair Charles and Melda Mae (Spare) Shaffer.

On July 13, 1951, he married the former Alice Jean Sushereba. She survives.

Early in his career he worked for the U.S. Dept of Agriculture, then on to Sylvania. He then owned and operated the Interchange Sunoco, which was located at the intersection of routes 28 and 322, until 1965.

Ethel M. Kolodick, 90

September 18, 2013

Ethel M. Kolodick, 90, died with her family at her side, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at Jefferson Manor, Brookville.

She was born Sept. 22, 1922, in Horatio, Pa., a daughter of the late Stephen and Anna (Hardick) Gresock.

On Feb. 11, 1942, in Punxsutawney, she married the late Joseph Kolodick.

She was a member of the Saint Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church of Punxsutawney.

Mrs. Kolodick was a member of the Ladies Altar Society and the Rosary Society.

She was a wonderful mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and cook.

Chet A. Haddow, 33

September 18, 2013

Chet A. Haddow, 33, of Rossiter, passed away Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in Perry Twp.

Mr. Haddow was born Nov. 17, 1979, in Punxsutawney, a son of the late Gary E. Haddow and Cathy (Emerick) Haddow.

Spending time with his family and friends was what he loved most.

He was employed in the Marcellus Shale industry and really enjoyed his work.

Chet is survived by a brother, Chad E. Haddow of Indiana; a sister, Tammy Courteau and husband Brian of Erie; his grandmother, Dorothy Haddow of Cape Coral, Fla.; and his beloved friends, Kayla Hanley and Isaac Hanley.

September 17th

William Michael Roberts Sr., 88

September 17, 2013

William Michael Roberts Sr., 88, Punxsutawney, died Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.

He was born Dec. 4, 1924, in Robertsville, a son of the late Frank Roberts and Jennie (Barletta) Roberts.

On Jan. 9, 1954, he married Jean (Pride) Roberts, who survives.

Bill was a member of the Saints Cosmas and Damian Roman Catholic Church of Punxsutawney.

In 2011, he was honored with the Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice, known as the “Cross of Honour.”

This is the highest award given by the papacy to honor service.

Raymond C. Bachelier, 88

September 17, 2013

Raymond C. Bachelier, 88, of Brookville, was called home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013.

Raymond was born June 16, 1925, in Grampian, Pa., the son of Harry P. Bachelier and Marion Kendall Bachelier.

Robert Wayne Dinger, 68

September 17, 2013

Robert Wayne Dinger, 68, died Aug. 31, 2013, in Sarasota, Fla.

He was born March 28, 1945.

His memorial will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at The First Assembly of God Church, Walston Road, Punxsutawney.

Family and friends are welcome to come share in celebrating Wayne's life.

September 16th

Evelyn K. McNamara (nee Depp), 63

September 16, 2013

Evelyn K. McNamara (nee Depp), 63, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Thomas McNamara; and her parents, Paul and Alverda Depp.

She was the loving mother to Andrew (Joyce) Suckart and Sean (Jessica) Suckart; dear grandmother to Jacob, Joshua, Jenna, Amanda, Cassie, Connor, Jocelyn and Alexa; sister to Karen (Richard) Noernberg, Patricia Carmichael and Alan (Jana) Depp; and aunt to Brenda, Beverly, Ian and Ryan.

September 15th

M. Gene Crawford, 84

September 15, 2013

M. Gene Crawford of Brookville passed away at his home with his loving family on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013 at the age of 84.

The third youngest of eight children, Gene was born on Dec. 30, 1928, to Boyd E. and B. Irene (Fritz) Crawford of Oakridge, Pa.

A graduate of New Bethlehem High School, he was a talented scholar-athlete who excelled at football and baseball and was elected president of his class.

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