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December 6th

Rebecca (Montgomery) Meckley, 60

December 6, 2010

Rebecca (Montgomery) Meckley, 60, Cabot, went to be with the Lord Friday, Dec. 3, 2010, in the company of her family.

She was born Nov. 6, 1950, a daughter of the late John Calvin and Norma Jean Montgomery.

She lived most of her life in Cabot.

Mrs. Meckley was employed by H.P. Stars in Mars, and worked many years at Du-Co Ceramics in Saxonburg.

She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, and spending time at camp.

Harry F. Kunselman, 86

December 6, 2010

Harry F. Kunselman, 86, Reynoldsville, died Sunday, Dec. 5, 2010, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.

He was born July 24, 1924, in Pinecreek Township, a son of the late George F. Kunselman and Lottye C. (Kroh) Kunselman.

Sept. 5, 1947, he married Ruth A. (Sprague) Kunselman, who preceded him in death Nov. 27, 2010.

He served in the U.S. Army in the 40th Tank Battalion, 7th Armored Division, under General George Patton.

Richard “Decent” Francis Havrilla, 58

December 6, 2010

Richard “Decent” Francis Havrilla, 58, Punxsutawney, died Sunday, Dec. 5, 2010, at DuBois Nursing Home.

He was born May 30, 1952, in Punxsutawney, a son of Eleanor “Ellie” Mary (Pawhutsky) Havrilla, who survives, and the late Richard Carl Havrilla.

Mr. Havrilla had a passion for life and a love for music. He played bass guitar in various local bands such as The Reason Why, The Worthy Generation, Tyme, Kaos and most recently G3. He liked to help other people, and had played guitar in charity benefits. He was deeply touched when friends organized a benefit on his behalf. 

December 5th

Glenn Marlin Divins, 76

December 6, 2010

Glenn Marlin Divins, 76, DuBois, died Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010, at DuBois Regional Medical Center.

He was born Oct. 9, 1934, in DuBois, a son of the late Robert Fred and Helen Louise (Thompson) Divins.

He was first married to Mary Katherine (Muth) Divins, who passed away Nov. 24, 1981. Sept. 10, 1983, he married Grace M. R. (Huson) Divins, who survives. They were married at the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church in Punxsutawney by the Rev. David Schmidt.

He was a member of the U.S. Army.

Rick (Decent) Havrilla, 58

December 6, 2010

Rick (Decent) Havrilla, 58, Punxsutawney, died Sunday, Dec. 5, 2010, at DuBois Nursing Home.

Arrangements are incomplete and under the direction of the Brenda D. Shumaker Fuenral Home.

Seiler L. Reitz, 85

December 6, 2010

Seiler L. Reitz, 85, Punxsutawney, died Friday, Dec. 3, 2010, at the Punxsutawney Area Hospital.

He was born Dec. 13, 1924, in Knox Dale, a son of the late Carlton Reitz and Sarah Jane (Lewis) Reitz.

He was married to Marion V. (Spencer) Reitz, who survives, of Punxsutawney.

Mr. Reitz attended the Albion United Methodist Church.

He worked for T.W. Phillips Gas Company for many years before retiring in 1987.

An avid sports enthusiast, he loved football, baseball and wrestling. He also enjoyed camping. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather who will be greatly missed.

December 3rd

David G. Van Horn, 50

December 3, 2010

David G. Van Horn, 50, Templeton, died Monday, Nov. 29, 2010, at his home.

He was born Dec. 12, 1959, in Natrona Heights, a son of Blaine and Ruth (Waltz) Van Horn, who survive.

Mr. Van Horn was married to Denise Ross, who survives.

He was a veteran of the United States Army.

Mr. Van Horn belonged to the Local 66 Operating Engineers Union, where he was a certified crane operator.

December 2nd

David G. Van Horn, 50

December 2, 2010

David G. Van Horn, 50, Templeton, died Monday, Nov. 29, 2010, at his home.

He was born Dec. 12, 1959, in Natrona Heights, a son of Blaine and Ruth (Waltz) Van Horn, who survive.

Mr. Van Horn was married to Denise Ross, who survives.

He was a veteran of the United States Army.

Mr. Van Horn belonged to the Local 66 Operating Engineers Union, where he was a certified crane operator.

December 1st

Merle P. Cary, 82

December 1, 2010

Merle P. Cary, 82, Hemlock Lake, passed away Monday, Nov. 29, 2010, at his home.

He was born March 20, 1928, in Rossiter, a son of the late Daniel and Alberta (Pearce) Cary.

He was married to Dolores M. (Hankinson) Cary, who preceded him in death March 16, 2007.

Mr. Cary was a graduate of Glen Campbell High School and served in the U.S. Air Force.

He was retired from the U.S. Pentagon where he worked in U.S. Army Communications.

November 30th

Merle P. Cary, 82

December 1, 2010

Merle P. Cary, 82, Hemlock Lake, passed away Monday, Nov. 29, 2010, at his home.

He was born March 20, 1928, in Rossiter, a son of the late Daniel and Alberta (Pearce) Cary.

He was married to Dolores M. (Hankinson) Cary, who preceded him in death March 16, 2007.

Mr. Cary was a graduate of Glen Campbell High School and served in the U.S. Air Force.

He was retired from the U.S. Pentagon where he worked in U.S. Army Communications.

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