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George S. Gardiner, 91

May 1, 2014

George S. Gardiner, 91, Punxsutawney, passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, May 1, 2014.

He was born June 2, 1922, in DuBois, the son of George A. and Martha (Newell) Gardiner.

On Aug. 24, 1946, he married Mabel V. (Orris) Gardiner. She preceded him in death on May 6, 2008.

George was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Air Force.

He was a graduate of California University of Pennsylvania and received his master’s degree in education from the Penn State University.

He was a retired Industrial Arts teacher at Punxsutawney High School, where he taught for 35 years.

Jared Wm. Clemmer, Jr., 84

May 1, 2014

Jared Wm. Clemmer, Jr., 84, of Barto, companion of Helen Faust, died Thursday, May 1, 2014, at his residence.

Born in Norristown, he was the son of the late Jared W. Clemmer Sr. and Bertha (Kramer) Clemmer.

He served in the Army during the Korean War.

Jared worked for Merck Sharp and Dohme, most of his life as a truck driver, retiring at age 63.

Jared is well known in the community for his beautiful farm and his many "creatures."

Douglas J. Flick, 79

May 1, 2014

Douglas J. Flick, 79, York, Pa., and Clearwater, Fla., passed away Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in Clearwater.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Margie Sebring Flick; children Ken (Jean) Flick, Jack (Pam) Flick and Sheila (Ron) Banzon-Flick; and four grandchildren, Maggie, Madison, Peter and Deans; and his sister, Joyce Mead.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Gertrude; his father, Ed; and a brother, Jim.

He was a 1952 graduate of Warren Area High School.

Velma L. Peffer, 73

May 1, 2014

Velma L. Peffer, 73, of Big Run, passed away Thursday, May 1, 2014, at Penn Highlands DuBois, surrounded by her family.

Mrs. Peffer was born July 27, 1940, in Rochester Mills, a daughter of the late Herbert and Ester (Hawk) Miller.

She is survived by her loving husband, Charles F. Peffer, of Big Run. They were married Oct. 2, 1964.

Velma was retired from Standard Pennant, where she was a seamstress for many years.

Mrs. Peffer was a member of the First Christian Church in Big Run and a member of the Ladies Bible Study Group.

She loved sewing and was a wonderful seamstress.

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