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March 12th

Katie A. Fisher, 79

March 12, 2013

Katie A. Fisher, 79, of Luthersburg, died Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at home.

Mrs. Fisher was born April 25, 1933, in Apple Creek, Ohio, a daughter of the late Atlee and Susie (Wengerd) Byler.

She was married to Eli W. Fisher, who preceded her in death.

March 11th

Charles Henry “Chub” Irvin, 92

March 11, 2013

Charles Henry “Chub” Irvin, 92, passed away peacefully on March 10, 2013, in Glendale, Ariz.

He was born Nov. 15,1920, in Big Run, Pa., a son of Benjamin W. Irvin and Mae Laura Bowers.

After serving in World War II in the Army Air Force (P-38 squadron), he spent his working years at the Citizens National Bank of Big Run in every capacity, retiring as bank CEO in 1985.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Helen L. Reams (Yohe) Irvin; a daughter, Cheryl L. Brownell; a son, John C. Irvin; two stepsons, Gary and Roger Yohe; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Helen Curry, 100

March 11, 2013

Helen Curry, 100, Punxsutawney, died Thursday, March 7, 2013, at Arden Courts in Allentown, Pa.

She was born July 22, 1912, in Sandy Ridge, Pa., a daughter of the late Christian and Elizabeth (Hoover) Cowher.

On Jan. 26, 1946, she married Theodore R. Curry, who preceded her in death on May 12, 1990.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Punxsutawney, where she served as a member of the Diaconate and the Board of Trustees.

She was a graduate of Osceola Mills High School and the Altoona School of Commerce.

March 10th

Imogene L. Wyant, 78

March 10, 2013

Imogene L. Wyant, 78, of New Bethlehem, died on Saturday evening, March 9, 2013, at Clarion Hospital.

She was born Aug. 30, 1934, in Dayton, a daughter of Frank W. and Esther (Syphrit) Powell.

She married Arthur Glenn Wyant on June 11, 1954, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 21, 2013.

She was a member of the Oakwood Presbyterian Church.

She worked for Rola Jensen and in the cafeteria at the Clarion Hospital.

She and her husband enjoyed going square dancing.

She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

March 8th

Betty June Baughman, 90

March 8, 2013

Betty June Baughman, 90, of Summerville, Pa., passed away at the Brookville Hospital on Friday, March 8, 2013.

She was born on July 26, 1922, in New Bethlehem, a daughter of the late Glenn Sr. and Dora (Hockenberry) Hess of New Bethlehem, Pa.

Betty was an honors graduate of New Bethlehem High School, Class of 1940.

In her teen years, she was a drummer for the "Tune Twisters" who played throughout the New Bethlehem area.

She served as Inspector of Elections on the Beaver Township Election Board for many years.

Raymond E. Long, Sr., 85

March 8, 2013

Raymond E. Long, Sr., 85, of Anita, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, March 8, 2013.

He was born on June 19, 1927, in Anita, a son of the late Edwin Russell and Josephine Bernadine (Nelson) Long.

Mr. Long served in the U.S. Navy from 1945-1946, in Sanford, Fla.

On Jan. 24, 1947, he married Irene Felisky, who preceded him in death on July 2, 1978.

He then married Nancy Males on January 25, 1980; she also preceded him in death on April 8, 1991.

Mr. Long was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Punxsutawney.

Doris B. Hunger, 82

March 8, 2013

Doris B. Hunger, 82, of Punxsutawney, passed peacefully at home with her family on Thursday, March 7, 2013.

She was born July 25, 1930 in Summerville, Pa., the daughter of the late Donald and Sarah (Wayland) Burns.

She was married to John B. Hunger, Jr., who preceded her in death on July 20, 2002.

She and her husband owned and operated Hunger's Office Supply in Punxsutawney and the Hunger's Hallmark at the Groundhog Plaza.

Peter T. Pascuzzo, 53

March 8, 2013

Peter T. Pascuzzo, 53, of Punxsutawney, died unexpectedly on Friday, March 8, 2013, at home.

He was born June 19, 1959, in Punxsutawney, a son of Peter P. and the late Mary Lou (Treharne) Pascuzzo.

He worked as a heavy equipment operator for the strip mining and reclamation industries.

Pete's favorite pastime was hanging out with his friends at the Walston Club.

March 3rd

Dorothy M. Hilliard Armour, 88

March 3, 2013

Dorothy M. Hilliard Armour, 88, Brookville, died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at Jefferson Manor, Brookville.

She was born May 21, 1924, in Gaskill Township, a daughter of the late Clyde and Frances (Bouch) Strawcutter.

On Jan. 29, 1944, she married Lawrence A. Hilliard, who preceded her in death on Aug. 4, 1984.

She then married the Reverend Marshall Armour on Aug. 23, 1997.

He survives.

She was a member of the Wesleyan Methodist Church.

She worked at Sylvania in Brookville for 18 years and then worked at Rola-Jensen for an additional 18 years.

Frances E. Rupert, 88

March 3, 2013

Frances E. Rupert, 88, formerly of Rossiter, died Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Mulberry Square Elder Care & Rehabilitation Center in Punxsutawney.

She was born Feb. 5, 1925, in Canfield, Ohio, a daughter of the late William R. and Bessie (Hileman) Parish.

She was married to Raymond E. Rupert, who preceded her in death on
Sept. 28, 2010.

She was a homemaker and previously worked for the Adrian Hospital
Housekeeping Department.

She is survived by a daughter, Irene Rupert of Punxsutawney; and by
several nieces and nephews.

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