Archive - Obituary
May 4th, 2012
Ruth L. (Martz) Pierce, 93, Brookville, went to be with the Lord Friday, May 4, 2012, at Laurelbrooke Assisted Living in Brookville.
She was born May 16, 1918, a daughter of the late W.E. and Alice Martz.
May 16, 1940, she married David M. Pierce, who preceded her in death April 5, 1999.
Mrs. Pierce was employed by the Brookville Sylvania plant for many years and was the bookkeeper for the Gateway Bowling Alley for a number of years.
Bernard R. â€śBudâ€ť Dobson, 87, Coolspring, died Wednesday, May 2, 2012, at Mahoning Riverside Manor, Punxsutawney.
He was born Sept. 17, 1924, in Worthville, a son of the late Jacob A. and Ida Mae (Maurer) Dobson.
April 21, 1948, in Worthville, he married his wife of 64 years, Lois G. Fike, who survives.
Mr. Dobson was a veteran of World War II, having served on the USS McCracken and USS Talladega in the Pacific Theater.
Janet T. â€śToddyâ€ť Mahan, 83, Warren, entered the presence of the Lord Wednesday, May 2, 2012, after a short illness.
She was born Oct. 14, 1928, in Oliver Township, a daughter of the late John and Edna (Lingenfelter) Todd.
March 31, 1951, in Winchester, Va., she married Gordon David Mahan, who preceded her in death May 5, 2008.
Phyllis J. Grube, 88, Punxsutawney, died Wednesday, May 2, 2012, at Punxsutawney Area Hospital.
She was born Sept. 28, 1923, in Punxsutawney, a daughter of the late Charles and Blanche (Dennison) Hurd.
May 26, 1943, she married Richard M. Grube, who preceded her in death July 19, 2001.
She was a member of the First Church of God.
Mrs. Grube enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and loved spending time with family and friends.
Shawna M. Marshall, 52, Mahaffey, formerly of Punxsutawney, passed away Wednesday, April 25, 2012, at her home.
She was born Sept. 4, 1959, in Dodge City, Kansas, a daughter of Betty (Tolson) Marshall, who survives, and the late Harold Marshall.
She was a graduate of Calvary Christian Bible School.
Patricia J. McCracken, 70, Brookville, died Tuesday, May 1, 2012, at Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh.
She was born Dec. 3, 1941, in Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late Charles T. and Mary V. â€śJeanâ€ť (Pew) Gottschalk.
Sept. 10, 1960, in Pittsburgh, she married John T. â€śTomâ€ť McCracken, who survives.
Mrs. McCracken was a homemaker and an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, cooking, baking, and made every holiday and birthday special for her family.
George Joseph â€śBudâ€ť Zatsick, 93, Punxsutawney, died Tuesday, May 1, 2012, at Jefferson Manor in Brookville.
He was born April 14, 1919, in Punxsutawney, the son of the late Joseph Blaze and Mary (Banasz) Zatsick.
He was married to Anne Marino, who preceded him in death.
Mr. Zatsick was a member of Teamster Union Local 110 and worked as a warehouse foreman for Jefferson Grocery.
He was a veteran of World War II, having served as a corporal in the U.S. Army.
Mr. Zatsick was a member of Ss. Cosmas & Damian Roman Catholic Church in Punxsutawney.
Susan M. Aljoe, 55, DuBois, died Tuesday, May 1, 2012, at home.
She was born March 9, 1957, in DuBois, a daughter of the late Charles E. and Dorothy M. (Long) Reitz.
June 14, 1975, she married Ronald M. Aljoe, who survives, of DuBois.
Mrs. Aljoe was a 1975 graduate of Jeff Tech in Reynoldsville. She was employed at Wal-Mart in DuBois.
She was a member of the Treasure Lake Church and the Christian & Missionary Alliance Church, both located in DuBois.
If life is measured by ones ability to laugh and love, then that of Edwardine Caltagaroneâ€™s, who passed away April 28, 2012, at age 71 at her home surrounded by the people who love her, surpasses any mountain top.
She was born July 23, 1940, in Big Soldier, a daughter of the late Steve and Mary (Kusnirak) Wascovich.
She was married to Francis Caltagarone, who survives, of Reynoldsville.
Mrs. Caltagarone was a graduate of Reynoldsville-Winslow High School, and she worked as a waitress for many years, as well as at Cameron Manufacturing, Kniseley Coal Company.
Robert Earl Schwab, 88, Falconer, N.Y., and Bradenton, Fla., passed away Tuesday, April 24, 2012, at his home in Falconer.
He was born Feb. 19, 1924, in Frostburg, a son of the late James and Maud (Roush) Schwab.
Mr. Schwab was a graduate of Punxsutawney High School and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served during World War II from 1944 to 1946.
Sept. 24, 1947, he married Betty L. Straitiff Schwab, who preceded him in death Oct. 1, 1984.
Dec. 28, 1985, in Jamestown, N.Y., he married Nora Mae Staley Zimmerman Schwab, who survives.