Archive - Obituary
August 13th, 2014
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.
Dennis Lee Minich, 57, of Reynoldsville, died on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, after a short illness.
He was born May 31, 1957, in Kittanning, a son of the late George Walter Minich and Marie (Shepler) Minich.
She survives and resides in Reynoldsville.
Dennis was a graduate of Redbank Valley High School in New Bethlehem, Pa.
On Aug. 23, 1980, he married the former Cheryl Ann Watkins. She survives and resides in Reynoldsville.
Walter Ray Smith, 81, of Hamilton, died Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, at home with his family.
He was born July 15, 1933, in Grange, a son of the late Coy McCoulter Smith, Sr. and Velda Jane (Whitesell) Smith.
He attended the Hamilton United Methodist Church.
Mr. Smith was a veteran of the United States Army, having served during the Korean Conflict.
On Dec. 8, 1956, he married the former Mary Irene McKee. She survives and resides in Hamilton.
Walter worked as a laborer at Jefferson Machine until his retirement. He was also a caretaker for Deemer brothers.
Gretchen H. Bullers, 92, Punxsutawney, died Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, at Mahoning Riverside Manor, Punxsutawney.
She was born July 12, 1922, in Punxsutawney, the daughter of the late George and Elizabeth (Robinson) Hall.
On May 30, 1942, she married W. Irvin Bullers, who preceded her in death
on July 11, 1994.
She was a member of the First English Lutheran Church of Punxsutawney.
She was active in the Punxsutawney Area Historical & Genealogical Society and Eastern Star.
She loved to play Bridge and was in multiple Bridge clubs.