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April 17th, 2014

Cora Ilene Martz, 86

April 17, 2014

Cora Ilene Martz, 86, of Ringgold, went to be with her Lord and Savior, on Wednesday evening, April 16, 2014, at the Brookville Hospital.

She was born on Jan. 17, 1928, in New Bethlehem, the daughter of Grant C. and Lillian I. (Schilling) Shaffer.

She was married on Oct. 31, 1947, to Robert V. Martz, and he preceded her in death on May 9, 2004.

Cora was a member of the St. James Lutheran Church in Ringgold.

She helped her husband on the farm milking cows, and she sold Avon.

She belonged to the L C W women’s group of the church and the Red Hat Society of New Bethlehem.

April 16th

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.

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