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April 16th, 2014

Frances Jean Patrick, 76

April 16, 2014

Frances Jean Patrick, 76, of Mahaffey, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Centre Crest Nursing Home in Bellefonte.

She was born Aug. 20, 1937, in Bradford, a daughter of the late Kenneth and Isabelle (Brown) Battles.

Her enjoyments were gardening, cooking, mowing the grass and taking care of her dogs.

Gregory J. Gresock, 65

April 16, 2014

Gregory J. Gresock, 65, passed away on Saturday, April 5, 2014.

Greg was born on Oct. 19, 1948, the son of the late Matthew and Helen (Anderson) Gresock, in Punxsutawney and grew up in Anita. He had lived in the Syracuse, N.Y. area for almost 40 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Dana Gresock; his brothers, Jack and Terry Gresock; and his sister, Janice (Fred) Pellegrino.

Helen Louise Dean, 85

April 16, 2014

Helen Louise Dean, 85, of Henderson Street in Brookville, passed away on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, surrounded by her family at McKinley Health Center in Brookville.

Helen was the daughter of William L. Duncan and Bessie C. Bartle Duncan, born on May 16, 1928 in Portersville, Pa.

In 1948, she married Jay Fred Dean Sr., who survives.

Helen retired from the Brookville Area School District, where she was the supervisor and cook of the Hickory Grove Cafeteria for 27 years.

April 14th

Elsie DePassio Goss, 102

April 14, 2014

Elsie DePassio Goss, 102, of Punxsutawney, formerly of Iselin, passed away Monday, April 14, 2014, at Mulberry Square Elder Care &
Rehabilitation Center.

Mrs. Goss was born April 6, 1912, in Aultman, the daughter of the late Frank and Margaret (Direnzo) DePassio.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Blair C. Goss, Sr.

Elsie resided in Iselin, Pa., for 68 years.

April 13th

Rev. Gary D. Keith, 44

April 13, 2014

The Rev. Gary D. Keith, 44, of Hawthorn, Pa., died Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Punsxutawney Area Hospital.

Born July 22, 1969, in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, he was the son of the late Elmer D. Keith and Patrica E. Choate, who survives, of Olathe, Kan.

He graduated from Moravia High School in Moravia, Iowa.

He received a degree in religion from Mid America Nazarene University in Olathe, Kan. He also attended Nazarene Bible College.

He was married to Amanda Hetrick on August 7, 1993, in Brookville.

April 9th

Betty L. Hicks, 94

April 9, 2014

Betty L. Hicks, 94, of Rochester Mills, passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2014 at Beacon Ridge in Indiana.

Mrs. Hicks was born on March 14, 1920 in Dixonville, a daughter of the late Jacob and Bessie (Sherry) Brilhart.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Jesse D. Hicks, in 1992.

Ellen L. (Hall) Lucas, 73

April 9, 2014

Ellen L. (Hall) Lucas, 73, of Glen Campbell, passed away on Tuesday, April 8, 2014.

The wife of Frederick Lucas and the daughter of Dave and Geneva (Kane) Hall, she was born on Jan. 3, 1941, in Clearfield.

Ellen was a member of the First Baptist Church in Glen Campbell.

She had been a den mother of the Cub Scout Troop based out of the former Banks-Canoe Twp. Elementary School.

Ellen belonged to the Homemaker’s Society and was the founder and Queen of the Classy Chassis chapter of the Red Hat Society.

Hunter David Mills, 6 weeks, 3 days old

April 9, 2014

Hunter David Mills, 6 weeks, 3 days old, of Rockwood, Pa., passed away on March 26, 2014, at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Hunter, the son of Colton David Mills of Somerset and Jamie Lynn Coleman of Rockwood, was born on Feb. 10, 2014.

Eleanor Levina Williams, 89

April 9, 2014

Eleanor Levina Williams, 89, of Punxsutawney, died on April 9, 2014, at Mulberry Square Eldercare.

Eleanor was born Aug. 22, 1924, in Rockton, a daughter of the late Homer and Bessie (Bickel) Bonsall.

On Oct. 22, 1960, she married Elmer Ellsworth Williams, Jr., who preceded her in death on May 16, 1971.

Mrs. Williams attended the Salvation Army.

She enjoyed taking care of her family, making crafts and doing puzzles.

April 8th

Reed (Pete) Russell Rhodes, 86

April 8, 2014

Reed (Pete) Russell Rhodes, 86, of Brookville, died Monday, April 7, 2014, at the Brookville Hospital.

He was born Nov. 2, 1927, in Tionesta, Pa., a son of the late Henry S. Rhodes and Evelyn Thompson Rhodes.

On May 22, 1947, he married the late Kathleen B. Wile.

Pete was a World War II veteran of the Army Air Corps.

He worked as a salesman for Hiland Thompson’s Wholesale Dry Good and Clothing, as partner in Emery’s Tin Shop of Brookville, and for 17 years at DeMans Sporting Goods, as clerk and then newsroom manager.

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