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May 30th, 2011

Elizabeth K. "Betty" Stewart, 73

May 31, 2011

Elizabeth K. "Betty" Stewart, 73, Stump Creek, died Sunday, May 29, 2011, at Punxsutawney Area Hospital. 

She was born Aug. 29, 1937, in Punxsutawney, a daughter of the late Edgar Blain and Jean (Hetrick) Slick Sr.

She married William M. Stewart, who preceded her in death.

Mrs. Stewart attended the Wesleyan Methodist Church in Punxsutawney. She was retired from Jensen and enjoyed being on her computer.

Esther Jane Powell, 75

May 31, 2011

Esther Jane Powell, 75, Punxsutawney (Porter), died Sunday, May 29, 2011, at Punxsutawney Area Hospital.

She was born July 6, 1935, in Punxsutawney, a daughter of the late Howard W. and Helen Marie (Kromer) Yeaney.

June 5, 1953, she married Laird H. Powell, who survives, of Porter.
Mrs. Powell was a member of the North Freedom United Methodist Church until she moved to Porter and became a member of the Porter United Methodist Church.

She was the co-owner of Powells’ General Store in North Freedom for 20 years.

Marian Ruth (Rolls) Stamler, 81

May 31, 2011

Marian Ruth (Rolls) Stamler, 81, passed away quietly in her sleep Wednesday, May 25, 2011, at Kimes Nursing and Rehab in Athens, Ohio, after a hard-fought battle with emphysema and chronic bronchitis. She maintained her dignity, grace and an amazing sense of humor until the end.

She was born March 9, 1930, in Indiana, a daughter of Silas Alvin and Sara LuEllen (Armstrong) Rolls.

She married Glen Algernon, who preceded her in death.

May 27th

Henrietta S. "Honey" Pennington, 84

May 27, 2011

Henrietta S. "Honey" Pennington, 84, Rossiter, died Thursday, May 26, 2011, at her home.

She was born Sept. 14, 1926, in Rossiter, a daughter of the late Carl F. and Scharlotte (Tucker) Stamler.

She was married to Edward Pennington, who preceded her in death.

May 25th

Frances Joanne (Parks) Dickey, 75

May 26, 2011

Frances Joanne (Parks) Dickey, 75, Knox Dale, died Wednesday, May 25, 2011, at Jefferson Manor.

She was born Aug. 16, 1935, in Brookville, a daughter of the late George Andrew and Rheba Minerva (Wolfe) Park.

Dec. 22, 1955, she married Darrel Edward Dickey Jr., who preceded her in death July 2, 2004.

Mrs. Dickey attended the Knox Dale United Methodist Church, where she played the piano and organ for the past 50 years.

James D. Hartzfeld, 72

May 26, 2011

James D. Hartzfeld, 72, Punxsutawney, died Wednesday, May 25, 2011, at UPMC-Presbyterian as the result of injuries sustained in a farming accident Monday.

He was born Nov. 11, 1938, in Luthersburg, a son of the late Eugene and Arvilla (Swartzlander) Hartzfeld.

Aug. 17, 1973, he married Kathleen L. (Bonsall) Hartzfeld, who survives.

Mr. Hartzfeld was a veteran of the U.S. Army Reserve and a retired coal miner of 35 years. He enjoyed many years of taking care of the Bonsall Family Farm.

Joseph Lellock Jr., 90

May 26, 2011

Joseph Lellock Jr., 90, Punxsutawney, died Tuesday, May 24, 2011, at Punxsutawney Area Hospital.

He was born May 29, 1920, in Sykesville, a son of the late Joseph and Veronica (Paholsky) Lellock.

He was married to Ethel Irene (Sivanich) Lellock, who preceded him in death.

Mr. Lellock was a carpenter and an honorary retiree with 50 years in the Carpenters’ Union.

He served as a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army during World War II and received the Purple Heart, the Silver Star and three Bronze Stars.

He was a member of Ss. Peter & Paul Byzantine Catholic Church.

Elizabeth (Walker) Midock, 86

May 26, 2011

Elizabeth (Walker) Midock, 86, New Kensington, died Wednesday, May 25, 2011, at Presbyterian Senior Care, Oakmont.

She was born May 4, 1925, in Anita, a daughter of the late Thomas C. and Jennie (Armstrong) Walker.

Oct. 18, 1947, she married Alexander Midock, who survives. They were married for 64 years.

Mrs. Midock was a kind and loving wife, mother, and grandmother.

She enjoyed spending time with her family, sewing, gardening, crocheting and doing crossword puzzles.

Donald John Monoskey, 69

May 26, 2011

Donald John Monoskey, 69, Marion Center, died Tuesday, May 24, 2011, at Crystal Waters.

He was born May 18, 1942, in Punxsutawney, a son of the late Joseph Charles and Anna (DeBeck) Monoskey.

Mr. Monoskey was a coal auger operator.

May 24th

Donald J. Monoskey, 69

May 25, 2011

Donald J. Monoskey, 69, Marion Center, died Tuesday, May 24, 2011, at Crystal Waters in Home.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and under the direction of the Richard L. Fait Funeral Home, Punxsutawney.

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