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November 19th, 2010

Donna Marie Adams, 66

November 20, 2010

Donna Marie Adams, 66, Punxsutawney, died Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010, at Punxsutawney Area Hospital.

She was born Nov. 26, 1943, in Punxsutawney, a daughter of the late Denver and Hilda Marie (Hartle) Knisely.

June 19, 1955, she married Charles T. Adams, who preceded her in death June 7, 2002.

Mrs. Adams was a member of the St. Anthony’s Roman Catholic Church in Walston.

She was a homemaker.

November 18th

Christopher S. Limrick, 40

November 19, 2010

Christopher S. Limrick, 40, Punxsutawney, died at his residence in Gaskill Township.

He was born Dec. 16, 1969, in Punxsutawney, a son of Robert D. Limrick of Altoona and the late Judith A. (Firment) Limrick, who preceded him in death in 1998.

Mr. Limrick was a 1988 graduate of Punxsutawney Area High School and earned an associate’s degree in drafting design from Triangle Tech.

He was the former proprietor of The Right Sound in Punxsutawney.

W. Wayne Irwin, 84

November 19, 2010

W. Wayne Irwin, 84, Punxsutawney, departed this earth, Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010, to be with his dearly departed wife, Betty Lou (Alabran) Irwin.

He was born June 9, 1926, in Rossmoyne, a son of the late Joseph W. and Zoe (Hawk) Irwin.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II assigned to Company C 17th Armored Infantry Battalion “Hellcats” serving in the European Theater as a rifleman.

Before retiring, Mr. Irwin worked as a coal driller for Northern Cambria Fuel for more than 30 years.

Ralph Hughey, 75

November 19, 2010

Ralph Hughey, 75, Marion Center, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010, at UPMC Presbyterian, Pittsburgh.

He was born July 7, 1935, in Eldred Township, a son of the late Carmen “Jack” Hughey and Mary (Reed) Orcutt.

He was married to Rita (Uplinger) Hughey, who survives, of Marion Center.

Mr. Hughey was a former East Mahoning Township roadmaster for many years. He was a dozer operator in earlier years and worked at the Marion Center Speedway for more than 30 years. He enjoyed working in his vegetable garden and being outdoors, and was a pashionate animal lover, especially cats.

November 17th

Fred E. “Poppy” Powell, 90

November 17, 2010

Fred E. “Poppy” Powell, 90, a guest at Laurelbrooke Assisted Living in Brookville, and formerly of Summerville, died Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010, at Brookville Hospital.

He was born Oct. 13, 1920, in Summerville, a son of the late Jacob and Carrie M. (Sayers) Powell.

He was a veteran of World War II, having served as a sergeant in the U.S. Army in the Asian-Pacific Theater.

Mr. Powell worked as a miner and a laborer for Hanley Brick Co. in Summerville.

Alice Leona McHenry, 87

November 17, 2010

Alice Leona McHenry, 87, Erie, formerly of Clearfield, died Sunday, Nov. 14, 2010, at Twinbook Medical Center, Erie.

She was born March 23, 1923, a daughter of the late Benjamin and Margarette (Lang) McQuown.

She was married to Lee A. McHenry, who preceded her in death July 11, 1977.

Mrs. McHenry was a homemaker and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, the Amaranth and the State College Choral Society. She also worked for Sylvania Corp. in Brookville during World War II.

Ralph Hughey, 75

November 17, 2010

Ralph Hughey, 75, Marion Center, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010, at UPMC Presbyterian, Pittsburgh.

He was born July 7, 1935, in Eldred Township, a son of the late Carmen “Jack” Hughey and Mary (Reed) Orcutt.

He was married to Rita (Uplinger) Hughey, who survives, of Marion Center.

Mr. Hughey was a former East Mahoning Township roadmaster for many years. He was a dozer operator in earlier years and worked at the Marion Center Speedway for more than 30 years. He enjoyed working in his vegetable garden and being outdoors, and was a pashionate animal lover, especially cats.

Alice Leona McHenry, 87

November 17, 2010

Alice Leona McHenry, 87, Erie, formerly of Clearfield, died Sunday, Nov. 14, 2010, at Twinbrook Medical Center, Erie.

She was born March 13, 1923, a daughter of the late Benjamin and Margarette (Lang) McQuown.

She was married to Lee A. McHenry, who preceded her in death July 11, 1977.

Mrs. McHenry was a homemaker and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, the Amaranth and the State College Choral Society. She also worked for Sylvania Corp. in Brookville during World War II.

Martha Schettino, 100

November 17, 2010

Martha Schettino, 100, Home, died Sunday, Nov. 14, 2010, at Scenery Hill Manor, Indiana.

She was born July 31, 1910, in Punxsutawney, a daughter of the late Merle and Mary Ann (McEwen) Grube.

May 18, 1933, she married Samuel Schettino, who preceded her in death Nov. 16, 1988.

Mrs. Schettino was a homemaker, a life member of the Clara Hall Society and a former member of the Reynoldsville Presbyterian Church.

Surviving relatives include several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters.

November 15th

Alice M. McHenry, 87

November 15, 2010

Alice M. McHenry, 87, Erie, died Sunday, Nov. 14, 2010, in Erie.

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

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