Archive - Obituary
November 14th, 2013
Mary Belle Neal, 88, formerly of Rossiter, died Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013, at Scenery Hill Manor in Indiana.
She was born Nov. 28, 1924, in Butler, Pa.
She was married to Lawrence Neal, who preceded her in death.
She was a homemaker.
She is survived by one son, Frank Neal of Rossiter, and one daughter, Laurabelle Minser of Saint Maries, Idaho.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, at the Richard L. Fait Funeral Home in Punxsutawney.
Bridget Nicholson Sparks, 48, died on Oct. 16, 2013, at Bay Area Medical Center, Corpus Christi, Texas.
She was born on Dec. 14, 1964, in DuBois, a daughter of Polly Hatten Clapsaddle.
She attended DuBois Area High School. She followed the sun, moving to Florida and then to Texas, where she married her husband Douglas Sparks on Feb. 26, 1993. She loved the beach, the sand, the sun and fishing.
The Rev. J. Paul Kennedy, 90, of York, Pa., died Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, at the York Lutheran Home in the Village at Sprenkle Drive.
He was the husband of the late Elsie J. (Bullers) Kennedy, whom he married on June 30, 1945.
Born Oct. 9, 1923, in North Point, Indiana County, he was a son of the late John C. and Ruth (Elkin) Kennedy.
He was a graduate of Punxsutawney High School and DuBois Business
He then served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.
Doris Jean Stellabuto passed away on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013.
She was the beloved wife of Richard Stellabuto; devoted mother of Scott, Anthony and Richard Stellabuto and the late Michael Shaffer; and the loving grandmother of Christopher, Richard, Taylor and Jordan Stellabuto and Micah and Dana Shaffer.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Michael and Elizabeth Polohonki; her sister, Marlene Smith; and her brothers, Al and Mike Polohonki.
Friends may call at the Donaldson Funeral Home, P.A., 313 Talbott Ave., Laurel, MD 20707, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013.
Rev. Thoburn R. R. â€śPreachâ€ť Stull, 95, of Dayton, Pa., passed away Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013.
He was born Aug. 31, 1918, in Leechburg, Pa., the son of Edward Stull and Mary (Barnett) Stull.
Over the years, Rev. Stull served as Pastor of Dayton Glade Run Presbyterian Church of Wayne Township, Armstrong County, Pa., from 1943 to 1971; the Bailey Avenue Presbyterian Church of Mt. Washington,
Pittsburgh, Pa., from 1971 to 1978; Cape May Presbyterian Church in New Jersey from 1979 to 1987; and he continued to be the Kiskiminetas Presbytery supply Pastor from 1987 through 2010.
Alice Ruth Haney, 92, of Maumee, Ohio, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, at Elizabeth Scott Community.
She was born on June 21, 1921, in Punxsutawney, to George and Alice (Huff) Bowersox.
Ruth was the past Madam President of the Maumee Eagles Auxiliary Lodge
2562, a member of the Maumee American Legion Post 320, a member of the Punxsutawney Elks Lodge 301 and a member of the Red Hat Society.
Eugene Smith, 77, of Soddy-Daisy, Tenn., passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013.
He was born on Christmas Day, 1935, a son of Clarence and Marion Patrick Smith of Punxsutawney.
Eugene was a 20-year U.S. Army veteran, a life member of the V.F.W., and he was retired from TVA at Sequoya.
He was first married to Joyce Davis, of Soddy-Daisy, the mother of their children.
He later married Eulene Mayberry, also of Soddy-Daisy.
He is survived by his wife, Eulene M. Smith, two children and two
Kenneth Lee Anderson, Sr., 62, of Norfolk, Va., formerly of Punxsutawney, died Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, in Norfolk, Va.
He was born Jan. 17, 1951, in Niagara Falls, NY, the son of the late William and Lucille (Depp) Anderson.
He was an automobile mechanic and worked for many years at Midas Muffler in Norfolk, Va.
Byron E. Dinger, 96, of Punxsutawney, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, at Jefferson Manor, Brookville.
Mr. Dinger was born March 7, 1917, in Ringgold, the son of the late Ervin E. and Alberta (Shirey) Dinger.
He is preceded in death by his loving wife, Bertha Mae Dinger, on July 16, 2012.
He was a member of the Scotland Avenue Church of God. He and his wife helped to raise many foster children.
Robert Ellenberger, 63, Punxsutawney, died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, at DuBois Regional Medical Center.
He was born April 11, 1950, in Waynesburg, a son of Percy and Betty Ann (Hathaway) Ellenberger.
He was a member of the Albion United Church.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing, traveling, family and his dog
He was a former member of the IUP Board, Punxsutawney Hospital Board and the Rotary.
He was the manager of the First Commonwealth Bank in Punxsutawney and retired from there in 2006.