Archive - Obituary
June 10th, 2012
Mona Mae Pearce, 79, Punxsutawney, died Saturday, June 9, 2012, at Mulberry Square Elder Care & Rehabilitation Center in Punxsutawney.
She was born June 13, 1932, in Juneau, a daughter of the late Howard and Margaret (Palmer) Hartzfeld.
She was married to Francis W. Pearce and Norman H. Pearce, both of whom preceded her in death.
She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Pearce was a member of the Chestnut Grove Independent Church of Punxsutawney.
Parnell Grant Reed, 89, Punxsutawney, died Friday, June 8, 2012, at DRMC, DuBois.
He was born Aug. 29, 1922, in Timblin, a son of the late Robert and Leona (Wonderling) Reed.
Dec. 24, 1941, he married Iona Grace (Hawk) Reed, who preceded him in death Dec. 25, 2007. They were married for 66 years.
Mr. Reed worked in the coal mines in the early part of their marriage, and was then employed by the B&O and the C&O railroads as a brakeman until his retirement after 38 years of service.
Mary E. London, 89, of Cortland, Ohio, formerly of Oliveburg, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, June 7, 2012, at Trumbull Memorial Hospital in Warren, Ohio, after a recent fall at home.
She was born March 3, 1923, in Oliveburg, a daughter of the late Norman and Fern (Mitchell) Dinger Sr.
June 27, 1942, she married Paul E. London, who preceded her in death Sept. 19, 1996.
She enjoyed baking, working in the garden and spending time with her family.
Irene Catherine â€śCathyâ€ť Ruth Hamner, 66, Punxsutawney, died Tuesday, June 5, 2012, at home.
She was born Nov. 7, 1945, in Ligonier, a daughter of the late John and Elsie (Queer) Brown.
Sept. 22, 1972, she married Ronald E. Hamner, who survives.
Mrs. Hamner attended the Assembly of God Church, and she enjoyed her family and bluegrass music.
Irene Elizabeth Meterko, 84, Punxsutawney, died Tuesday, June 5, 2012, at Mulberry Square Elder Care & Rehabilitation Center.
She was born Sept. 4, 1927, at home in Bell Township, a daughter of the late John and Elizabeth (Melechik) Carol. She lived her entire life on the family property where she was born.
June 25, 1949, she married William Henry Meterko, who survives.
Her husband said that she was the greatest woman that he has ever known.
They would have celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary this year.
Harry A. Young, 78, Punxsutawney, died Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at Christ the King Manor, DuBois.
He was born Jan. 10, 1934, in DuBois, a son of the late John and Priscilla (Charlton) Young.
Dec. 1, 1955, he married Barbara Ann (Broecker) Young, who survives.
Mr. Young worked as a driller for the coal industry, and he enjoyed hunting, fishing, and his dog, Shadow.
Richard Earl Shotts, 55, Rural Valley, passed away Sunday, June 3, 2012.
He was born Nov. 17, 1956, in Kittanning, a son of Dorothy (McCausland) Shotts, who survives, and the late Lynn Murray Shotts, who preceded him in death Dec. 31, 2008.
May 27, 1978, he married Candice (Cooper) Shotts, who survives.
Mr. Shotts worked in the maintenance department at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and was a retired coal miner.
He was a member of local Union No. 488 and the National and PA Trappers Associations.
Irene Catherine Ruth Hamner, 66, of Punxsutawney, died Tuesday, June 5, 2012, at home.
Arrangements are incomplete and under the direction of Shumaker Funeral Home Inc.
Ramona Kathryn McAninch Hilliard, 83, of Longview Road, Fairmount City, Redbank Township, Clarion County, died Monday, June 4, 2012, following a brief illness.
She was born Jan. 23, 1929, in Hawthorn, a daughter of Inez Neil and Henry Claude McAninch.
She was married Nov. 14, 1948, to Blair Hilliard, who preceded her in death May 2, 1986.
Mrs. Hilliard was a graduate of Hawthorn High School, a homemaker and had been employed at the G.C. Murphy Store in New Bethlehem. In her earlier years, she worked as a caregiver.
Janina H. Brewer, 92, Reynoldsville, died Sunday, June 3, 2012, at home.
She was born Dec. 9, 1919, in Elenora, a daughter of the late Fred and Mary (Killian) Wisneski.
Feb. 29, 1938, she married Raymond L. Brewer, who preceded her in death April 23, 1973.
Mrs. Brewer was a 1938 graduate of Reynoldsville High School.
She retired from Loree Footware in Big Run after 16 years of service.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Reynoldsville.