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August 30th

J. Kipp Lukehart, 67

August 30, 2013

J. Kipp Lukehart, 67, Punxsutawney, died Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, at home.

He was born Dec. 27, 1945, in Punxsutawney, the son of the late Joseph M. and Jeanne (Bidwell) Lukehart.

On Aug. 27, 1966, he married Sharyn M. “Shug” McLaughlin, who survives.

He was a member of the Weber Club, Corn Cob Club, the Punxsutawney Country Club and the Jefferson County BAR Association. He was also a former district attorney for Jefferson County.

Quay States, 90

August 30, 2013

Quay E. States, 90, of Berlin Center, Ohio, formerly of Punxsutawney, passed away Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, at Humility House Nursing Home in Austintown, Ohio.

Mr. States was born July 6, 1923, in Juneau, a son of the late Albert and Violet (Gaston) States.

He was a World War II Veteran, having served in the U.S. Navy.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth "Betty" States.

Surviving relatives include two daughters, Carol Champion of Chandler,
Ariz., and Donna Cook of N. Jackson, Ohio; two brothers, Jack

August 29th

Joan Pearce, 73

August 29, 2013

Joan Pearce, 73, Punxsutawney, died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, at the Punxsutawney Area Hospital.

She was born Oct. 19, 1939, in Rossiter, a daughter of the late Robert E. and Elva N. (McCarty) Mallory.

On Sept. 21, 1958, she married Harvey L. Pearce, who survives.

She was a member of the Steffy United Methodist Church.

She enjoyed bingo, her family, auctions, sewing, baking and her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was a former employee of Wal-Mart.

August 27th

James C. Young, 92

August 27, 2013

James C. Young, 92, formerly of New Bethlehem and North Freedom, died Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, at the Brookville Hospital.

He was born on May 3, 1921, in Mayport, the son of Charles and Lucy (Hetrick) Young.

He was first married to Ruby (Brocious), and she preceded him in death in 1985. He then married Evelyn (Schreckengost) Snyder, and she preceded him in death in 2010.

During his lifetime, Jim was a member of the United Methodist Church in North Freedom and Leasure Run.

August 26th

Florence Jennie Cooper, 91

August 26, 2013

Florence Jennie Cooper, age 91, of Sagamore, went home to be with her Lord on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at the home of her son in Richmond, Va.

She was born in 1921 to John Reid and Bertha Dell Aul McCausland in Armstrong County.

Mrs. Cooper was a member of the Sagamore Community Bible Church.

She was a lifelong resident of Sagamore and was a homemaker. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and watching TV.

Dorothy Henrietta Lewis, 91

August 26, 2013

Dorothy Henrietta Lewis, 91, of Marion Center, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013, at Indian Haven, in Indiana, Pa.

She was born on Dec. 20, 1921, to Ramey W. and Charlett E. (Harrold) Marshall in Punxsutawney.

Dorothy worked as a homemaker, farmer and seamstress in Punxy for 25 years.

Dorothy is survived by her daughter, Doris (Sis) Wells/Hayes of Home; her son, Ramey E. (Carole) Lewis of Marion Center; four

Bette E. Meanor Wallwork, 92

August 26, 2013

Bette E. Wallwork, affectionately known as “Moggie”, 92, of Punxsutawney, died Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013, at home.

She was born June 28, 1921, in Adrian Township, Armstrong County, a
daughter of the late Amos and Ivy (Tarr) Croyle.

She was first married to John W. Meanor on July 31, 1937. He preceded her in death on July 12, 2000.

Her second marriage was to George Wallwork on June 5, 1982. He preceded her in death on Aug. 12, 2000.

She was a manager on the second floor at Montgomery Ward from 1966-1976 and also worked as a fiscal secretary at Jefferson Manor.

August 23rd

Mary Christine Curtis Carnazzo, 76

August 23, 2013

Mary Christine Curtis Carnazzo, 76, entered into eternal peace at Castle Memorial Hospital, Kailua, Hawaii, seven days shy of her 77th birthday.

Mary was born Aug. 15, 1936, on the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin.

Mary graduated from Ss. Cosmas and Damian in 1954 and remained a faithful supporter of SS.C.D. throughout the rest of her life.

After graduating from Mercy Hospital School of Nursing in Pittsburgh in 1957, she moved to California, with five of her nursing school buddies, and worked at Los Angeles County Hospital.

August 22nd

Kathryn E. Misiewicz, 95

August 22, 2013

Kathryn E. Misiewicz, 95, of DuBois, died Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, at the DuBois Nursing Home.

She was born Nov. 6, 1917, in Rochester Mills, Pa., the daughter of the late William & Mary (Matsko) Struk.

On July 27, 1957, she married Joseph P. Misiewicz. He preceded her in death on March 19, 2004.

She was a homemaker and had previously worked for the DuBois Area School District in the cafeteria.

August 21st

Rosann T. Williams, 62

August 21, 2013

Rosann T. Williams, 62, Reynoldsville, died Monday, Aug. 19, 2013, at the DuBois Nursing Home in DuBois.

The daughter of the late Jack L. and Thressa Torell Tabone, she was born July 14, 1951, in DuBois.

On Aug. 8, 1970, she married Kenneth L. Williams of Reynoldsville, who survives.

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