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May 16th

Agnes L. "Babe" Perry, 81

May 16, 2014

Agnes L. Perry, 81, of Punxsutawney, passed away Friday, May 16, 2014, at Mahoning Riverside Manor.

Mrs. Perry was born July 22, 1932, in Punxsutawney, a daughter of the late Walter T. Smouse, Sr. and Agnes (Rankin) Smouse.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Richard C. Perry.

Agnes was a member of the Albion United Methodist Church.

She and her husband, Richard, were the founders of Perry Drilling Co. of Frostburg.

She loved gardening and having Sunday dinner with her family.

May 15th

Anthony W. Augustino, 65

May 15, 2014

Anthony W. Augustino, 65, Wexford, died Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at UPMC Passavant, Pittsburgh.

He was born Nov. 1, 1948, in Camden, New Jersey, a son of John P. and Charlotte H. (Bramble) Augustino.

On Oct. 18, 1969, in Paulsboro, New Jersey, he married Barbara F. (Martz) Augustino, who survives.

He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in McCandless.

Anthony enjoyed woodworking, gardening, spending time with his grandchildren and coaching Little League.

He was a Colonel in the United States Marine Corps for 30 years.

May 14th

Marion C. Price, 85

May 14, 2014

Marion C. Price, 85, of Mahaffey, went home to the Lord, Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at St. Andrews Village in Indiana.

Mrs. Price was born June 26, 1928, in Curwensville, a daughter of the late Herman and Maragert (Powell) Cleaver.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Arnold T. Price.

Marion was a member and assisted in the founding of Cornerstone Worship Center in Indiana.

She worked for 40 years for Stanley Home Products before retirement.

She was a very loved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Ethel Ruth Farnsworth, 95

May 14, 2014

Ethel Ruth Farnsworth, 95, of Punxsutawney, died Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at Wellington Heights in Punxsutawney.

She was born July 7, 1918, in Valier, Pa., the daughter of the late William and Ora (Bath) Plowman.

She was married to Ralph Farnsworth, who preceded her in death in 1987.

Mrs. Farnsworth and her husband were the owners of the former Farnsworth Jewelry in Punxsutawney for many years,

She was a member of the Woodland Avenue United Methodist Church and a 50-year member of the Punxsutawney Chapter No. 72, Order of the Eastern
Star.

May 12th

Ann Luketich, 92

May 12, 2014

Ann Luketich, 92, Punxsutawney, died Monday, May 12, 2014, at Wellington Heights Personal Care Home.

She was born Aug. 8, 1921, in Corbettown, a daughter of the late Jacob and Maria Ferrence Kupak Cholak.

On Nov. 2, 1963, she married Frank Luketich, who survives.

She was a member of Ss. Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church.

She enjoyed gardening, dining out, sewing, knitting, painting, children, dancing, cooking, baking and canning.

She retired from Integra Bank in 1983.

Cynthia Sue “Cindy” DeLoach 66

May 12, 2014

Cynthia Sue “Cindy” DeLoach, 66, Chino, California, slipped away  peacefully on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at Kaiser Ontario/Vineyard Hospital, in Ontario, California, following a two-month battle with Pulmonary Fibrosis and pneumonia.

Born June 1, 1947, in Oskaloosa, Iowa, she was the daughter of the late Glen F. Coleman and the late Consuelo (Riggs) Barnes.

On Oct. 31, 1965, in Denver, Colorado, she married Richard Earl “Dick” DeLoach, who survives.

They lived in Denver with son, Tate Shannon, and daughter, Tammy Jean, until moving to Chino, California, in 1977.

Betty Frances Wachob Jackson, 91

May 12, 2014

Betty Frances Wachob Jackson, 91, of Olean Road, passed away Sunday, May 11, 2014, at her home following a lengthy illness.

She had resided on Olean Road for nearly 70 years.

Born July 19, 1922, in Juneau, Pa., she was a daughter of Harry and Barbara Noerr Wachob.

On June 3, 1944, in Columbia, South Carolina, Betty married Henry James Jackson Sr., who died Dec. 31, 1974.

Betty graduated from Bradford Area High School in 1940. She also attended and completed secretarial school at Jamestown Business College.

Robert Eugene Miller, 87

May 12, 2014

Robert Eugene Miller, 87, of Brookville, died Monday, May 12, 2014, at home.

He was born Jan. 15, 1927, in Ramseytown, a son of the late Richard Levi and Catherine Margaret (Delp) Miller.

On Oct. 22, 1948, he married the former Evelyn Janet Harris. She preceded him in death on Sept. 17, 2004.

Mr. Miller was a United States Army veteran, having served in World War II.

He worked as an equipment operator for Airco Speer Graphite in St. Marys until his retirement in 1999.

His enjoyments were his family and friends, fishing, hunting and crossword puzzles.

Richard T. Stellabuto, 74

May 12, 2014

Richard T. Stellabuto, 74, beloved husband of the late Doris Stellabuto, passed away on Saturday, May 10, 2014, at his home in Jessup, Maryland.

He was born on July 21, 1939, in Punxsutawney, to Antonio and Margaret Stellabotta.

Mr. Stellabuto was a computer programmer, for 30 years, at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory.

Virginia M. “Tootie” Wilkins, 81

May 12, 2014

Virginia M. “Tootie” Wilkins, 81, of Punxsutawney, died Monday, May 12, 2014, at the DuBois Nursing Home, DuBois.

The daughter of Ruben John Ruthstrom and Hester Mary (Fuller) Ruthstrom Hurd, she was born on April 28, 1933, in Glen Campbell, Pa.

A 1951 graduate of the Punxsutawney High School, Virginia went on to graduate from Dorinda’s Beauty School in Indiana, Pa.

She attended the Cloe United Methodist Church.

For a span of 20 years, covering the time period of 1968-1988, Virginia was the owner/operator of Virginia’s Beauty Salon in Hannibal, Ohio.

 

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