Archive - Obituary
Toby Keith Travis, 37, Punxsutawney, died Dec. 3, 2011, at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh.
He was born Jan. 24, 1974, in DuBois, a son of Kenneth C. Travis, who survives, of Reynoldsville, and Sally (Kennedy) Travis, who survives, of Punxsutawney.
Mr. Travis was an artist who liked to draw.
An organ donor, he was also a member of the F.O. Eagles No. 1231.
Sheryl P. McLaughlin, 71, Tuscaloosa, Ala., died Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011, at Hospice of West Alabama In-patient Facility.
She was born in Mercersburg, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William A. Patterson.
She was married to her husband of 50 years, Richard R. McLaughlin.
Mrs. McLaughlin earned a B.A. degree in elementary education at Grove City College.
She served as an assistant director of preschool of the First Baptist Church and later as director of the SS.C.D. preschool from 1993 to 1997 in Punxsutawney.
Alvin Eugene Remaley, 75, Punxsutawney, died Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011, at Punxsutawney Area Hospital.
He was born June 15, 1936, in Big Run, a son of Cecile (States) Remaley and the late John Remaley.
Mr. Remaley was a member of the Smithtown Community Church in Falls Creek.
In addition to his mother, surviving relatives include two sons, Jeffrey A. Remaley of Ohio, and Todd A. Remaley of Florida; two daughters, Beth A. Remaley, and Joan A. Remaley-Zovko, both of Ohio; and two brothers, Edward Remaley of Brookville, and Ronald Remaley of Everett.
Wilma G. Haines, 93, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011.
She was born in Indiana County, a daughter of the late Ralph W. and Clara Gall of Punxsutawney.
She was married to Dr. W, Ardell Haines, who preceded her in death, of Sun City West, Ariz.
Blair Irvin Askey, 87, of Punxsutawney, died Monday, Nov. 28, 2011, at DuBois Nursing Home.
He was born Dec. 12, 1923, in DuBois, a son of the late Clyde and Blanche (Johnston) Askey.
March 28, 1944, in Penn Township, he married Helen M. (Ritz) Askey, who preceded him in death July 21, 1988.
Mr. Askey was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army in Central Europe in the 326th Glider Infantry.
He was a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association and liked to fish and hunt. He loved tending to the farm and his animals.
Karen Elaine Campbell, 61, Punxsutawney, died Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011, at Punxsutawney Area Hospital.
She was born April 6, 1950, in Starford, a daughter of the late Darl and Alice (Paul) Pounds.
Ms. Campbell was a homemaker and a member of the F.O. Eagles. She was also a member of the Woodland Avenue United Methodist Church.
Joan Wilma Schopperth, 78, Punxsutawney, died Monday, Nov. 28, 2011, at Punxsutawney Area Hospital.
She was born Aug. 5, 1933, in Patterson, N.J., a daughter of the late Joseph and Ann Degelman.
She married Timothy Schopperth, who survives, of Punxsutawney.
Mrs. Schopperth was a homemaker and a member of the Chestnut Grove Independent Church in Punxsutawney.
John G. McGonagle, 88, Harborcreek, passed away Friday, Nov. 25, 2011, at Golden Living Center in Shippenville.
He was born Sept. 26, 1923, in Punxsutawney, a son of the late Edward and Laura Mann McGonagle.
He married Mary McGonagle, who survives, his wife of 52 years.
Mr. McGonagle had resided in Erie since 1949.
He was an active member of South Harborcreek United Methodist Church.
He was also a past master of Tyrian Commonwealth Lodge No. 362 F&AM and Scottish Rite Consistory Valley of Erie.
Harold C. Tyger, 81, Rochester Mills, passed away Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011, at Saint Andrews Village in Indiana.
He was born Dec. 29, 1929, in Canoe Township, Indiana, County, a son of the late Glade Tyger and Hazel (Crawford) Tyger.
Dec. 27, 1952, he married Ruby E. (Wagner) Tyger, who survives, of Rochester Mills.
Mr. Tyger served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict.
He also served two years with the Punxsutawney Branch of the National Guard.
Deborah Ann Fetterman, 57, Rossiter, passed away Friday, Nov. 25, 2011, at her home.
She was born August 19, 1954, in Punxsutawney, a daughter of William and Anna (Roman) Gomola of Punxsutawney, who survive.
April 26, 1976, she married Theodore Fetterman, who survives, of Rossiter.
Mrs. Fetterman was a graduate of Jeff Tech and worked for many years as a merchandiser.
She was a loving wife, mom and grandma who loved time with her grandchildren.