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May 12th, 2014

Robert Eugene Miller, 87

May 12, 2014

Robert Eugene Miller, 87, of Brookville, died Monday, May 12, 2014, at home.

He was born Jan. 15, 1927, in Ramseytown, a son of the late Richard Levi and Catherine Margaret (Delp) Miller.

On Oct. 22, 1948, he married the former Evelyn Janet Harris. She preceded him in death on Sept. 17, 2004.

Mr. Miller was a United States Army veteran, having served in World War II.

He worked as an equipment operator for Airco Speer Graphite in St. Marys until his retirement in 1999.

His enjoyments were his family and friends, fishing, hunting and crossword puzzles.

Richard T. Stellabuto, 74

May 12, 2014

Richard T. Stellabuto, 74, beloved husband of the late Doris Stellabuto, passed away on Saturday, May 10, 2014, at his home in Jessup, Maryland.

He was born on July 21, 1939, in Punxsutawney, to Antonio and Margaret Stellabotta.

Mr. Stellabuto was a computer programmer, for 30 years, at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory.

Virginia M. “Tootie” Wilkins, 81

May 12, 2014

Virginia M. “Tootie” Wilkins, 81, of Punxsutawney, died Monday, May 12, 2014, at the DuBois Nursing Home, DuBois.

The daughter of Ruben John Ruthstrom and Hester Mary (Fuller) Ruthstrom Hurd, she was born on April 28, 1933, in Glen Campbell, Pa.

A 1951 graduate of the Punxsutawney High School, Virginia went on to graduate from Dorinda’s Beauty School in Indiana, Pa.

She attended the Cloe United Methodist Church.

For a span of 20 years, covering the time period of 1968-1988, Virginia was the owner/operator of Virginia’s Beauty Salon in Hannibal, Ohio.

May 9th

William E. Allemang Jr., 89

May 9, 2014

William E. Allemang Jr., 89, Bethel Park, entered eternal life on Friday, May 9, 2014, at the Kane Nursing Home in Scott Township.

He was born Oct. 20, 1924, in Pittsburgh, a son of the late William and Pauline (Sigel) Allemang Sr.

He was the beloved husband of the late Bernadette; loving father of Karen (Raymond) Kosmach of Ohio, William (Teresa) Allemang III of Punxsutawney and Brian (Janice) Allemang of Bethel Park; six grandchildren, Tonya Briggs, Brooke Wozniak, Mary Kundrat and Marc, John and Michelle Allemang.

He is also survived by 10 great-grandchildren.

May 8th

Mary W. Miller, 90

May 8, 2014

Mary W. Miller, 90, of Punxsutawney, died Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at home.

She was born Jan. 3, 1924, in Millersburg, Ohio, a daughter of the late William J. and Sarah (Schrock) Weaver.

She was the wife of Eli J. Miller. He preceded her in death.

Katherine E. “Katch” Shiock, 83

May 8, 2014

Katherine E. “Katch” Shiock, 83, Punxsutawney, died Thursday, May 8, 2014, at Wellington Heights Personal Care Home.

She was born April 15, 1931, in Anita, a daughter of the late John and Anna (Vosko) Lavosky.

On Aug. 18, 1956, she married Bernard J. Shiock, who preceded her in death on Jan. 26, 2003.

She was a member of St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church in Anita.

She worked at the Adrian Hospital as an X-ray tech for 20 years and then worked for the district magistrate’s office.

She enjoyed listening to polka music, singing and dining out.

Betty Jane Snyder, 75

May 8, 2014

Betty Jane Snyder, 75, went home to be with her Lord on Friday morning, April 11, 2014, at her home in Hamilton, Pa.

Betty was born Jan., 11, 1939, a daughter of the late Joseph and Elma (Newcome) Bish in Coolspring, Pa.

She was married on May 21, 1960, to Verner Snyder, who preceded her in
death.

Betty is survived by one brother, Richard Bish of DuBois; a daughter, Amy Murphy, and son and daughter-in-law, Joe and Leslie (Lyle) Snyder of Hamilton; and grandchildren Sara Murphy and Becky and Joey Snyder of Hamilton.

May 7th

Mary J. “Josephine” Justice, 97

May 7, 2014

Mary J. “Josephine” Justice, 97, Punxsutawney, died Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at AM-PM Personal Care Home in DeLancey.

She was born Dec. 20, 1916, in Porter Township, a daughter of the late Samuel and Ruth (Barnett) Justice.

She grew up on a farm near Porter. She worked at Loree Footware Shoe Factory as a sewer for 30 years.

She was a member of the First United Methodist Church.

She is survived by a daughter-in-law, Mary Justice of Punxsutawney;

May 5th

W. Ray Hetrick, 85

May 5, 2014

W. Ray Hetrick, 85, of Erie, formerly of Pansy-Ringgold Road, died Sunday, May 4, 2014, at Brevillier Village in Erie.

Born Jan. 5, 1929, in Pansy, Pa., he was the son of the late William Carlton Hetrick and Ida Young Hetrick.

He attended Brookville High School and later received his GED.

He was married to Frances A. Batina on May 4, 1932, at the St. Charles Catholic Church in New Bethlehem. She preceded him in death on Oct. 12, 2010.

May 4th

William L. "Yank" Klohr, 58

May 4, 2014

William L. "Yank" Klohr, 58, of Marion Center, passed away Sunday, May 4, 2014, at Penn Highlands DuBois.

Mr. Klohr was born June 8, 1955, in Rochester Mills, a son of the late George F. Klohr, Sr. and Nancy (Orcutt) Klohr.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during the Vietnam War.

Yank loved the outdoors, fishing, hunting and riding four-wheelers.

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