Archive - Obituary
April 26th, 2012
Charles John Hook, 76, Mooresville, N.C., formerly of Mahaffey, passed away Saturday, April 14, 2012, at Meritus Medical Center in Hagerstown, Md.
A graduate of Punxsutawney High School, Mr. Hook was a pipefitter by trade for General Motors in Lockport, N.Y., having served on the Apprentice Program.
He was a member of the UAW Local 686 in Lockport and sang in the glee club at General Motors.
Charles M. Westover, 63, Burnside, passed away Tuesday, April 24, 2012, at DuBois Regional Medical Center.
He was born Oct. 26, 1948, in Westover, a son of the late Arthur M. and Luetta C. (Dixon) Westover.
He was married to Barbra (Bouch) Westover, who survives, of Burnside.
Mr. Westover was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during the Vietnam War.
For 27 years, he worked for Northern Cambria Fuel and also for Shad Spencer, a job which he truly enjoyed.
Donald P. Ryman, 81, Streetsboro, Ohio, passed away Monday, April 23, 2012, at the Aurora Manor in Aurora, Ohio, and has rejoined his beloved wife, Patricia, in heaven for eternity.Â
He was born May 17, 1930, in Buffalo, N.Y., and was adopted by the late Mahlon and Katherine (Floetke) Ryman of Big Run.
March 8, 1952, in Winchester, Va., Mr. Ryman married his sweetheart, Patricia Strachan, and they resided in Big Run for a brief time. She preceded him in death in 1988.
Glenn E. â€śBuzzâ€ť Powell, 82, Brookville, died Monday, April 23, 2012, at the McKinley Health Center, Brookville.
He was born Feb. 28, 1930, in Ringgold, a son of the late William G. and Arveta M. (Snyder) Powell.
March 9, 1952, he married Charlotte M. (Smith), who preceded him in death Feb. 22, 2001.
Mr. Powell served his country during the Korean War with the U.S. Army and was a recipient of the Purple Heart.
He was the owner and operator of Powellâ€™s Garage & Rebuilds in Roseville and enjoyed sprint car racing.
Charlotte S. Himes, 94, Coolspring, died Tuesday, April 24, 2012, at her home.
She was born Nov. 15, 1917, in Worthville, a daughter of the late Quay and Eliza (Straitiff) Doverspike.
Ms. Himes was a school teacher for 43 years at Punxsutawney Middle School, where she taught reading and English.
She was a member of the Coolspring United Methodist Church.
Ms. Himes loved and enjoyed spending time with her granddaughters, Connie and Leslie, her boys, Tanner and Brodi, and her beloved cats.
Raymond Frederick Dush, 77, Brookville, passed away Sunday, April 22, 2012, at his home.
He was born Feb. 20, 1935, in Brady Township, Clearfield County, a son of the late Pirl and Ella (Bailor) Dush.Â
Aug. 7, 1960, he married Dorothy (Jean) McCracken, who survives, at the Richardsville Baptist Church.Â
Penny E. Pearce, 57, Frostburg, passed away Sunday, April 22, 2012, at UPMC Shadyside Hospital.
She was born Nov. 11, 1954, in Punxsutawney, a daughter of the late Jessie Brocious.
She was married to Gary L. Pearce, who survives, of Frostburg.
Mrs. Pearce loved garage sales, flea markets and her cats. She also loved working on the computer.
Linda M. (Clark) Dubensky, 71, Cranberry Township, formerly of Punxsutawney, died Tuesday, April 17, 2012.
She was the beloved wife of Thomas Dubensky; loving mother of Dona and Russ Sullivan, Sherri and Tom Dubensky, and Belinda Rape and Ken Anderson.
She was the proud grandmother of Christopher and Kim Dubensky, TJ Dubensky, Russell Sullivan, Curt Rape, Felicia Rape, Ashley Sullivan and Paige Rape.
Surviving relatives also include a sister, Sandra Dubensky; and a brother, Robert Clark.
Marguerite A. Huffman, 94, Summerville, died Saturday, April 21, 2012, at McKinley Health Center in Brookville.
She was born April 19, 1918, in Summerville, the daughter of the late Newell and Clara M. (Fye) Haugh.
Dec. 31, 1936, she married Percy F. Huffman, who preceded her in death.
Mrs. Huffman graduated from Summerville High School in 1936.
She was a former employee at the Pennsylvania Memorial Home in Brookville. A member of the Summerville Methodist Church, her hobbies included sewing and embroidery.
Marilyn J. Siar, 83, Summerville, formerly of Punxsutawney, died Saturday, April 21, 2012, at Jefferson Manor in Brookville.
She was born Jan. 27, 1929, in Knox Dale, a daughter of the late William and Grace (McKnabb) Miller.
Oct. 4, 1947, she married Summers B. Siar, who survives.
Mrs. Siar was a graduate of Brookville High School.
She was a housewife and enjoyed puzzles, sightseeing, flea markets, playing cards and her grandchildren.
She was of the Methodist faith.