Archive - Obituary
August 15th, 2014
Girvin A. Wainwright, 94, went to be with the Lord, Aug. 15, 2014, at Penn Highlands Health System.
Mrs. Wainwright was born Feb. 21, 1920, in Gaskill Twp., Big Run, the daughter of the late Floyd and Elva J.C. (Smith) Reed.
On Dec. 11, 1937, she married Frank A. Wainwright Sr. who preceded her in death on Jan. 23, 2003. They were married 66 years and lived most of their lives on their farm near Trade City.
She was a graduate of Big Run High School.
Robert E. White, 80, Punxsutawney, died Thursday, August 14, 2014, at Punxsutawney Area Hospital.
He was born Nov. 26, 1933, in Erie, Pa., a son of Annabelle (White) Reisinger.
He served in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict.
He retired from the Punxsutawney Post Office as a Postal Carrier.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his grandchildren.
Russel Lee Frantz, 68, Brooksville, Florida, died Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, in Fort Mill, South Carolina.
He was born Feb. 28, 1946, in Foxburg, a son of the late Edward Milton and Pheobe (Guthrie) Frantz.
On Dec. 31, 1986, he married Frances Roxanne Frantz (Bhe).
Mr. Frantz was a veteran of the U.S. Army and received his Associates of Engineering from Penn State.
He was a hard-working man who always had something to get done.
He always had a good joke or story to tell. He loved his â€śNOâ€ť button.
Russel and Roxanne enjoyed visiting family and casinos.
Dorothy Joan Fike, 73, of Fike Lane in Brookville, died on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, at Jefferson Manor in Brookville.
The daughter of Walter Powell and Dorothy Orr Powell, she was born on Feb. 7, 1941, in Punxsutawney.
On Nov. 27, 1957, Dorothy married Irvin Richard Fike, who survives, in Winchester, Virginia.
She worked as a seamstress for more than 35 years at the Brookville Glove Factory.
She previously attended the Coolspring United Methodist Church.
Dorothy Perry, 99, of Reynoldsville, died Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, at Penn Highlands DuBois, with her family by her side.
She was the beloved wife of 53 years to Santo J. â€śSundoâ€ť Perry, who preceded her in death in 1991, and loving mother of John D. Perry and wife Maxine of Herndon, Virginia, Darla A. Dickey and husband Doug of Reynoldsville, Janice M. Reasinger and husband Dave of Port Matilda.
Kathy Jane Burkett, â€śKate,â€ť formerly Kathy Kunselman, passed away peacefully in San Antonio, Texas, following a long illness on Sunday morning, Aug. 10, 2014, at the age of 53.
At the time of her death, Kathy resided in New Braunfels, Texas, where she and her husband, Kenneth Burkett, established their home upon his retirement from the United States Air Force in June 2014.
Robert Williams Rowland, 87, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on Aug. 2, 2014.
Robert was a U.S. Navy World War II veteran who served in the South Pacific.
He was a graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology (associateâ€™s degree) and earned a Bachelor of Science from Virginia Commonwealth University and a Bachelor of Science in Distributive Education from Richmond Professional Institute.
Bob spent a career in education and retired as the executive director of the Huntingdon County Area Vocational Technical School.
He was an active member of the American Legion.
Dorothy T. Perry, 99, of Reynoldsville, died on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and under the direction of Bernard P. Snyder Funeral Home in Reynoldsville.
William A. Caliguire, 86, Punxsutawney, died Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, at home, surrounded by his family.
He was born June 12, 1928, in Covode, a son of the late August and Grace (Paola) Caliguire.
On Oct. 10, 1953, he married Delores R. (Rotolo) Caliguire, who survives.
He served in the U.S. Army as an MP during the Korean Conflict.
He was a member of Ss. Cosmas and Damian Roman Catholic Church of Punxsutawney, where he sang in the choir and served as a Cantor.
He enjoyed gardening, singing and spending time with his grandchildren.
William Caliguire, 86, Punxsutawney, died on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, at home.
Arrangements are incomplete and under the direction of the Deeley Funeral Home, Punxsutawney.