Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Donald L. Weaver, 61, of Punxsutawney, died Thursday, March 21, 2013, at home.
He was born July 24, 1951, in Rossiter, a son of the late William G. and Thelma (Bair) Weaver.
He was a bartender, a deejay and previously worked in the produce department of County Market.
He was a 51-year member of the Punxsutawney Fraternal Order of Eagles, where he was a longtime faithful member of the Eagles Bowling and Pool leagues.
Ronald C. "Bubba" Bouch, 80, of Reynoldsville, passed away Thursday, March 21, 2013, at DuBois Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Bouch was born April 15, 1932, in Cambria County, a son of the late Arthur T. Bouch and Eleanor E. (Wolf) Bouch.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Louise (Douthit) Bouch of Reynoldsville.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Reynoldsville and a member of the American Legion Post No. 392 in Reynoldsville.
Emogene Defelice, 86, of Punxsutawney, passed away Thursday, March 21, 2013, at the home of her daughter Lillian, surrounded by her loving family.
Mrs. Defelice was born April 12, 1926, in Punxsutawney, a daughter of the late Blair and Erma (Lewis) Sloniger.
She was a member of Ss. Cosmas & Damian Roman Catholic Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph "Yates" Defelice.
Emogene enjoyed bingo and taking trips to the casino and loved spending time with her family.
Erma J. Dinger, 79, Punxsutawney, passed on to eternal life on Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at her home following a courageous battle with cancer.
She was born Nov. 5, 1933, in Punxsutawney, a daughter of the late Clair O. and Florence M. (Holmes) London.
On Oct. 17, 1958, she married her childhood playmate Norman Dinger, who survives. They celebrated their 54th wedding anniversary this past October.
She was a member of the First Church of God of Punxsutawney, where she was a member of the church choir and The Living Christmas Tree.
Waren P. McGee, Sr., 57, of Rochester Mills, passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at his home.
Mr. McGee was born Aug. 18, 1956, in Baltimore, Md., a son of the late William McGee and George and Sarah (Nunamaker) Bauman.
June 27, 1975, he married Nancy (Ash) McGee of Rochester Mills, who survives.
Mr. McGee was employed by Monarch Rubber in Baltimore, Md. for over 25 years before retirement.
He enjoyed carpentry and building intricate doll houses.
Mabel L. Rishel, 85, Rossiter, died Monday, March 18, 2013, at Mahoning Riverside Manor, Punxsutawney.
She was born Jan. 27, 1928, in Frostburg, a daughter of James C. and Amber (Hamilton) Jordan.
On Feb. 26, 1949, she married Albert J. Hudak, who preceded her in death on April 3, 1982.
She then married Lloyd Joseph Rishel on March 19, 1988. He also preceded her in death, on Oct. 16, 1995.
Mabel was a graduate of the Punxsutawney High School Class of 1946.
She was a member of the First English Lutheran Church of Punxsutawney.
Larry "Joe" Joseph Sprankle, 53, of York, Pa., formerly of Punxsutawney, died Saturday, March 16, 2013, at the Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pa.
He was born July 24, 1959, in Punxsutawney, a son of Larry G. and Judy (Niel) Sprankle.
He was married to the former Ruth Buchholz.
He was a plumber by trade.
Hazel D. Freedline, 90, of Punxsutawney, formerly of Newtonburg, Clearfield, County, passed away Saturday, March 16, 2013, at Punxsutawney Area Hospital.
Mrs. Freedline was born Sept. 15, 1922, in Patchinville, a daughter of the late Carl T. and Daisy L. (Solley) Sunderlin.
Hazel was preceded in death by her husband, Howard L. Freedline, on Aug. 16, 1993.
Hazel was Protestant by faith.
She was a member of the Westover Golden Agers, Mahaffey Fire Company Ladies Auxillary, Board of Elections for Bell Township and the Bell Township Grange.
Blaine B. Wachob, 73, of DuBois, died Friday, March 15, 2013, at Christ the King Manor in DuBois.
He was born Aug. 20, 1939, in Big Run, a son of the late John and Sarah (Bowers) Wachob.
July 10, 1970, he married Deanna S. Gidley Wachob. She preceded him in death on Aug. 4, 2007.
Mr. Wachob attended Big Run School and was a retired truck driver for Cable Trucking of Brookville.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corp.
He attended the First United Methodist Church in Reynoldsville.
Mr. Wachob was a member of the John M. Read Lodge F&AM in Reynoldsville.
Irene J. Duda, 77, Sykesville, died Sunday, March 17, 2013, at Christ the King Manor after a short illness.
She was born Feb. 10, 1936, in Rossiter, a daughter of the late John and Ann (Senott) Sitosky.
Irene was a member of Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church in Sykesville.
She worked at Paris Cleaners.
She was a member oh the Sykesville Ambulance Board.
Irene loved being a homemaker and cooking, and her greatest joy was her grandchildren
She lived most of her life in the Sykesville area.