Archive - Obituary
January 2nd, 2011
Donald E. Wilson, 80, DuBois, died Sunday, Jan. 2, 2011, at the DuBois Nursing Home.
He was born Feb. 2, 1930, in Big Run, a son of the late Cordray & Inez (Hottel) Wilson.
April 28, 1952, he married Evelyn (Hudak) Wilson, who survives.
He was a veteran of the Korean War having served as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army, serving with the Army Corps of Engineers.
Mr. Wilson was the Quality Assurance Manager of Symco Inc. in Sykesville for 18 years, and then retired as the Plant Manager of Clearfield Powered Metals.
Ervin K. Schlabach, 40, Punxsutawney, died Friday, Dec. 31, 2010, at home.
He was born Feb. 22, 1970, in Kittanning, a son of Ervin J. and Katie W. (Byler) Schlabach, who both survive.
He was married to Laura M. (Miller) Schlabach, who survives.
Mr. Schlabach worked as a carpenter in the construction trade.
Twila I. Meneely, 86, Punxsutawney, passed away Sunday, Jan. 2, 2011, at Punxsutawney Area Hospital.
Ms. Meneely was born Aug. 12, 1924, in Valier, a daughter of the late William E. Meneely and Alma (Leckburg) Meneely.Â
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church.
Ms. Meneely worked for Capital Finance for 20 years and later for Union National Bank for 13 years before retirement. Her hobbies were knitting, crocheting and working tirelessly on family genealogy.
Surviving relatives include a sister-in-law, Doris Meneely and many nieces and nephews.
Cheryl D. Engle, 57, Punxsutawney, passed away Friday, Dec. 31, 2010, at home.
She was born Aug. 3, 1953, in Princeton, W. Va., the daughter of the late Robert Davis and Janice McKenzie, and step-father Lake McKenzie.
December 29th, 2010
Jean Douthit, 80, Punxsutawney, died Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010, at the Golden Living Center in Shippenville.
She was born Aug. 17, 1930, a daughter of the late Carlton and Jane (Lewis) Reitz.
She was married to Howard Douthit, who preceded her in death.
Mrs. Douthit was a member of the Cloe United Methodist Church.
Freda L. Cowie, 89, Southington, Ohio, died at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 27, 2010, at Gilletteâ€™s in Warren, Ohio.
She was born May 15, 1921, in Punxsutawney, a daughter of the late James Mallus and Eleanor Graul Mallus Lender.Â
July 3, 1940, she was united in holy matrimony with her husband, Ronald Cowie, who preceded her in death Dec. 25, 1980.
Erma A. Shaffer, 94, Reynoldsville, died Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010, at Christ the King Manor, DuBois.
She was born May 12, 1916, in Wishaw, a daughter of the late Thomas and Josephine (Marocci) Ghezzi.
Nov. 27, 1954, she married Levi Shaffer Jr., who preceded her in death May 26, 2003.
Mrs. Shaffer was a retired employee of the former Jackson China, Falls Creek, and a member of the St. Maryâ€™s Church of Reynoldsville and its Rosary Society.
Surviving relatives include a son, Thomas A. Shaffer of Reynoldsville; and several nieces and nephews.
Agnes M. Piekielek, 90, Punxsutawney, passed away Saturday, Dec. 25, 2010, at DuBois Regional Medical Center.
Mrs. Piekielek was born Dec. 22, 1920, in Adrian, a daughter of the late Michael Skarbek and Mary (Sekula) Skarbek.
June 10, 1944, she married John L. Piekielek, who preceded her in death Dec. 13, 2000.
Mrs. Piekielek was a member of the St. Adrian Roman Catholic Church and was devoted to her faith and her loving family. She enjoyed reading and caring for her flower gardens.
John V. â€śVicâ€ť Pasley, 88, Springfield, Va., passed away Saturday, Dec. 25, 2010.
He was born March 24, 1922, in Big Run.
He was married to Ruth Frances Kemper Pasley, who preceded him in death in September 2008.
A colonel in the U.S. Air Force, he was a veteran of World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War.
Ronald D. Morrison, 65, Punxsutawney, passed away Sunday, Dec. 26, 2010, at Mulberry Square Elder Care & Rehabilitation Center.
He was born Feb. 11, 1945, in Transfer.
He was married to Patricia Morrison, who preceded him in death.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in Germany.
A member of the Cloe United Methodist Church, Mr. Morrison was the churchâ€™s choir director and in 2007, the director of the Christmas Cantata.