Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Marjorie L. (Edwards) Wheeler Pugh, 90, of Dixonville, Pa., took flight into the arms of Jesus on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, from the AM/PM Personal Care Home in Adrian.
The daughter of Harvey O. and Elda (Allison) Edwards, she was born on March 27, 1923, in Idamar, Pa.
Marjorie was a graduate of the Green Twp. High School Class of 1941.
In May of 1943, she graduated from Houghton College, Houghton, N.Y., with an associate degree in Child Evangelism.
Todd Michael Brisson, 41, of Brookville, passed away on Friday, Aug. 9, 2013, in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Born Nov. 8, 1971, in Kane, Pa., he is survived by his wife, Jane (Fricker), and children Joseph, Whitney and Alex.
Todd was the son of Barbara (Ackley) and Lloyd Page, also of Brookville,
and the late Ronald J. Brisson, Sr.
Dorothy Fox Stewart, 91, of Rochester Mills, Pa., died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013 at home.
She was born Nov. 17, 1921, in Red Lion, N.J., the daughter of the late Gilbert E. and Mary (Hinchman) Fox.
She was a seamstress employed by Campus Sportswear in Indiana, Pa., and also worked at Hill's Department Store.
Donna H. Brush, 78, of Brookville, died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, at McKinley Health Center.
She was born Aug. 23, 1934, in Jefferson County, a daughter of the late Willam Harrison "Buff" Harriger and Catherine Prythena (Troutman) Harriger.
On July 16, 1952, she married James Barr Brush. He preceded her in death on Jan. 26, 1999.
Donna was a member of the Brookville Church of God.
She was also a member of the Eastern Star and Laurelbrooke Auxiliary.
Mrs. Brush was a devoted wife, and tenderly cared for her husband after he became ill.
Helen (Beresnyak) Reken, 84, of Home, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, at the Indiana Regional Medical Center.
She was born on March 11, 1929, to Joseph and Rose (Yasko) Beresnyak in South Mahoning Township.
Helen worked as a homemaker and a telephone operator for Bell of PA in Indiana and Pittsburgh.
She was a member of the Catholic Daughters of America.
She enjoyed going to Atlantic City and was a wonderful mother and grandmother to her family.
Dorothy F. Stewart, 91, of Rochester Mills, died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, at home.
Arrangements are incomplete and under the direction of the Richard L. Fait Funeral Home in Punxsutawney.
Online condolences can be made at www.faitfuneralhome.com.
Nina Marie Humble, 95, of Hamilton, Pa., died Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, at
Punxsutawney Area Hospital.
She was born April 26, 1918, in Byrnedale, Pa., the daughter of the late Ward and Elodie (Burke) Gardner.
She was married to Ira Humble, who preceded her in death.
She worked as an assembler for the Syvania Corp. in St. Marys.
Thomas W. "Bill" McCune, 79, of Punxsutawney, passed away on Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, at his home.
Mr. McCune was born Aug. 9, 1933, in Rural Valley, a son of the late Lawrence H. McCune, Sr. and Edna (Meyer) McCune.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife and soul mate, Helen I. (Meckley) McCune, on Feb. 15, 2010.
Bill was a veteran of the US Air Force and was retired as an Air Traffic Controller for the US Government.
He was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church.
Arnold Rudolph Hetrick, 87, of Coolspring, Pa., died Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, at the McKinley Health Care Center in Brookville.
He was born Aug. 16, 1925, in Coolspring, a son of the late David R. and Florence (Lingenfelter) Hetrick.
He was married to Viola (Johnson) Hetrick, who survives.
He was a well tender for many years for Hanley & Bird of Brookville.
Arnold was a member of the Coolspring United Methodist Church.
Thomas McCune, 79, Punxsutawney, died Friday, Aug. 2, 2013.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and under the direction of McCabe Funeral Home, Punxsutawney.