Archive - 2013 - Obituary
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, 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, 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.
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 â€śCross of Honour.â€ť
This is the highest award given by the papacy to honor service.
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, 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.
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.
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.
Edwin L. Snyder, Jr., 88, Rochester Mills, died Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, at home.
He was born April 22, 1925, in Homer City, a son of the late Edwin L. and Freda L. (Wells) Snyder.
On Jan. 26, 1952, he married Virginia C. (Carter) Snyder, who preceded him in death on Aug. 22, 2010.
He was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Punxsutawney.
He grew up in the home of his grandmother, Martha Long Snyder, and his father near Rochester Mills.
He graduated from Marion Center High School Class of 1942 and went on to serve in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
Elizabeth A. Maue â€” Betty, as she was known to friends and family â€” was
born Nov. 26, 1931, in McGeeâ€™s Mills, Pa., to the late Clyde L. and Anna Lucille (Ferrier) McGee.
She was the beloved wife of Ward F. Maue, with whom she would have celebrated 61 years of marriage on Nov. 9.
Betty spent many years as an Army wife, supporting her husband and raising their family at military bases in the United States and Germany for nearly 20 years, prior to settling in Townsend, Mass., in 1971.