Archive - Obituary
March 8th, 2013
Doris B. Hunger, 82, of Punxsutawney, passed peacefully at home with her family on Thursday, March 7, 2013.
She was born July 25, 1930 in Summerville, Pa., the daughter of the late Donald and Sarah (Wayland) Burns.
She was married to John B. Hunger, Jr., who preceded her in death on July 20, 2002.
She and her husband owned and operated Hunger's Office Supply in Punxsutawney and the Hunger's Hallmark at the Groundhog Plaza.
Peter T. Pascuzzo, 53, of Punxsutawney, died unexpectedly on Friday, March 8, 2013, at home.
He was born June 19, 1959, in Punxsutawney, a son of Peter P. and the late Mary Lou (Treharne) Pascuzzo.
He worked as a heavy equipment operator for the strip mining and reclamation industries.
Pete's favorite pastime was hanging out with his friends at the Walston Club.
Dorothy M. Hilliard Armour, 88, Brookville, died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at Jefferson Manor, Brookville.
She was born May 21, 1924, in Gaskill Township, a daughter of the late Clyde and Frances (Bouch) Strawcutter.
On Jan. 29, 1944, she married Lawrence A. Hilliard, who preceded her in death on Aug. 4, 1984.
She then married the Reverend Marshall Armour on Aug. 23, 1997.
She was a member of the Wesleyan Methodist Church.
She worked at Sylvania in Brookville for 18 years and then worked at Rola-Jensen for an additional 18 years.
Frances E. Rupert, 88, formerly of Rossiter, died Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Mulberry Square Elder Care & Rehabilitation Center in Punxsutawney.
She was born Feb. 5, 1925, in Canfield, Ohio, a daughter of the late William R. and Bessie (Hileman) Parish.
She was married to Raymond E. Rupert, who preceded her in death on
Sept. 28, 2010.
She was a homemaker and previously worked for the Adrian Hospital
She is survived by a daughter, Irene Rupert of Punxsutawney; and by
several nieces and nephews.
Dora Lynn Sherry, 46, of Punxsutawney, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at Punxsutawney Area Hospital.
She was born April 16, 1966, in New Castle, a daughter of Clarence E. Brown and the late Dr. Mattie Arnell Brown.
On April 25, 1987, she married Arthur Sherry. He survives.
She was a gentle, kind-spirited woman.
Dora was very artistic, and enjoyed painting, drawing and graphic arts.
She was very good at working on computers.
Jerome H. âJakeâ Curtis, 84, Punxsutawney, died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at Christ the King Manor.
He was born May 18, 1928, in Punxsutawney, a son of the late Frederick C. and Anna C. (Kuptz) Curtis.
On Sept. 30, 1948, he married Luetta âLettieâ Ruth Curtis, who preceded him in death on Jan. 17, 1997.
He was a member of the Ss. Cosmas and Damian Roman Catholic Church of Punxsutawney.
He graduated from the SS.C.D. School in 1946.
He was a past member of the Knights of Columbus and the St. Vincent de Paul Society.
Ruth S. Elkin, 93, of Dayton, Pa., went to be with her Lord on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at Armstrong County Memorial Hospital.
She was born April 5, 1919, in East Mahoning Township, Indiana County, the daughter of Blair R. and Nannie L. (Lockhart) Streams.
Ruth was a resident of Dayton since 1967 and graduated from Marion Center High School in 1937.
She received her bachelorâs degree in elementary education from the Indiana State Teachers College in 1941 and began her teaching career at South Mahoning Township Schools.
James E. Martz, 98, Ringgold, died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at Brookville Hospital.
He was born June 30, 1914, in Ringgold, a son of the late Jesse and Catherine (Young) Martz.
On May 17, 1939, he married Faye (Young) Martz, who survives.
He was a lifetime member of the St. James Lutheran Church in Ringgold.
He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II.
He was a teacher and assistant principal of the Punxsutawney Area School District and then became principal of the school district.
Harry R. Gaul, 83, DuBois, formerly of Route 410, Punxsutawney, died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at DuBois Nursing Home, following a lengthy illness.
He was born March 24, 1929, in Big Run, a son of the late Ivan Gaul and Elizabeth (Fye) Gaul.
He married Carrie E. (Henry) Gaul, who preceded him in death on Nov. 24, 2005.
Mr. Gaul was a graduate of Plum High School.
He worked for various dairy companies.
He was a musician, playing for many area functions.
He resided in Plum Borough for many years.
Robert Dean Hetrick, 55, of Altoona, formerly of Punxsutawney, died Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, in Blair County.
He was born March 15, 1957, in Punxsutawney, a son of the late Robert Lee Hetrick and Winona M. (London) Hetrick.
His mother survives and resides in Punxsutawney.
He served in the United States Marines during the Vietnam era.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by two sisters, LeeAnn Hetrick and Linda Kerns Stanford and husband Steve, all of Punxsutawney; and a brother, Barry Hetrick and wife Kimberly of Punxsutawney.