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December 23rd

Richy A. Hurd, 58

December 24, 2010

Richy A. Hurd, 58, Brookville, died Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010, at West Penn Hospital, Pittsburgh.

He was born June 15, 1952, in Curwensville, a son of Walter Hurd and the late Ruth Johnston Hurd.

Aug. 19, 1978, he married Patricia L. McCallus Hurd, who survives, of Brookville.

Mr. Hurd was in the Punxsutawney High School graduating class of 1970.

Mr. Hurd was a field representative for the former Fairman Drilling for 28 years and retired from Devonian Resources Inc. He was a member of Big Run Camp and an avid hunter, fisherman and golfer.

Lisle McHenry Jobe, 86

December 24, 2010

Lisle McHenry Jobe, 86, Indiana, died Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010, at his residence.

He was born Feb. 8, 1924, in Indiana, a son of the late Lisle M. and Sarah G. McHenry Jobe.

He served his country in the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

Mr. Jobe lived his entire life in Indiana, where he was a member of Graystone Presbyterian Church. He was a member of the United Commercial Travelers, and the Pittsburgh Zoo and National Aviary. He was very active at the Indiana Senior Action Center. He retired from FMC where he was employed as a draftsman.

Norma Jean Jobe, 82

December 24, 2010

Norma Jean Jobe, 82, Indiana, died Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010, at her residence.

She was born April 2, 1928, in Indiana, a daughter of the late Clayton B. and Kathleen N. Buterbaugh Pollock.

Mrs. Jobe lived her entire life in the borough of Indiana where she was a member of Graystone Presbyterian Church since April 2, 1942.

She was a member of the New Century Club, Golden Agers, Pittsburgh Zoo and National Aviary. She was very active at the Indiana Senior Action Center. She retired from Riverside Market, a division of Penn Traffic, after 15 years of service.

Ruth Mae Majewski, 83

December 24, 2010

Ruth Mae Majewski, 83, New Bethlehem, died Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010, at the DuBois Regional Medical Center.

She was born Aug. 21, 1927, in Philadelphia, a daughter of the late Louis and Ethel McFarland Slusher.

She married Kazimiesz Raymond Majewski, who preceded her in death Sept. 4, 1994.

After moving into the Redbank Valley area, Mrs. Majewski became a homemaker. She lived in the local area for 33 years, spending the past seven years living in New Bethlehem.

She enjoyed reading, spending time with her great-grandchildren and her cat, Maggie.

Janet M. Seger, 78

December 24, 2010

Janet M. Seger, 78, Punxsutawney, died Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010, at Mulberry Square Elder Care & Rehabilitation Center, Punxsutawney.

She was born Dec. 13, 1932, in Smicksburg, a daughter of the late Virgil Stiteler and Bessie (Gray) Stiteler.

She was married to Ronald Seger, who survives.

Mrs. Segar worked as a seamstress at Pramco, and at Punxsutawney Sportswear and Ideal Products in Sykesville.

She was a member of Rossiter United Presbyterian Church.

December 22nd

Janet M. Seger, 78

December 22, 2010

Janet M. Seger, 78, Punxsutawney, died Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010, at Mulberry Square Elder Care & Rehabilitation Center, Punxsutawney.

She was born Dec. 13, 1932, in Smicksburg, a daughter of the late Virgil Stiteler and Bessie (Gray) Stiteler.

She was married to Ronald Seger, who survives.

Mrs. Segar worked as a seamstress at Pramco, and at Punxsutawney Sportswear and Ideal Products in Sykesville.

She was a member of Rossiter United Presbyterian Church.

Harold Clayton Hoffman, 94

December 22, 2010

Harold Clayton Hoffman, 94, Summerville, died Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010.

He was born April 23 1916, a son of the late Clarence and Mary (Burkett) Hoffman.

Aug. 28, 1937, he married Geneva Pearl (Dinger), who preceded him in death Nov. 9, 2008.

Mr. Hoffman worked at L.A. Leathers and Gould Ford and retired as a mechanical welder from Hanley & Bird Gas Co. in 1980.

In addition to bowling with the senior citizens every Tuesday, he enjoyed woodcrafts, puzzles, hunting, fishing and cars.

December 21st

Sandra Jean Burge, 61

December 22, 2010

Sandra Jean Burge, 61, Punxsutawney, died Sunday, Dec. 19, 2010, at Punxsutawney Area Hospital.

She was born Nov. 12, 1949, in West Virginia, a daughter of the late Aden and Betty Hoffman.

Mrs. Burge was married to Donald Burge, who preceded her in death Nov. 3, 2001.

She was a caregiver.

Ronald L. Skinner Sr., 79

December 22, 2010

Ronald L. Skinner Sr., 79, Home, died Saturday, Dec. 18, 2010, at the Armstrong County Memorial Hospital.

He was born May 30, 1931, in South Mahoning Township, a son of the late James Nelson and Velma Arlene (Johnston) Skinner.

He was married for 59 years to Violet J. (Foltz) Skinner, who survives.

Mr. Skinner was a graduate of Marion Center High School, the class of 1949; he served in the Korean War and was a corporal in the 25th Infantry Division.

December 20th

Verne D. Hoffman Jr., 84

December 20, 2010

Verne D. Hoffman Jr., 84, Brookville, died Sunday, Dec. 19, 2010, at Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.

He was born March 9, 1926, in Brookville, a son of the late Verne D. and Janet Sarah (Evans) Hoffman Sr.

Aug. 31, 1956, in Akron, Ohio, he married Patricia E. Lucas, who survives.

Mr. Hoffman was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army Air Force.

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