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November 14th, 2014

SS.C.D. students treated to Flag Program

November 14, 2014

PUNXSUTAWNEY — The third-grade students in Mrs. Myers’ class at SS.C.D. were visited by John and Marge Frantz, who did a special Flag Program in honor of Veterans Day this week.

John, an Army veteran, is currently a member of the Jefferson County Veterans Honor Guard. He is a member of the American Legion Post 62.

Read the full story in Saturday's edition of The Spirit.

Evelyn Jean White, 75

November 14, 2014

Evelyn Jean White, 75, of Juneau, passed away Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh.

Mrs. White was born Nov. 28, 1938, in Punxsutawney, a daughter of the late John and Edna (Sutter) Williard.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry W. White, Sr.

Evelyn was a volunteer for Punxsutawney Area Hospital and Community Action, Inc., where she was awarded Volunteer of the Year in 2012. She loved bingo, doing yard work, word searches and was avid at crocheting. She was a devoted grandmother and spent as much time as she could with her grandchildren.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Rubik's cube, green plastic soldiers and bubbles in Toy Hall of Fame

November 14, 2014

There are three favorites that are still getting a little playtime as new inductees into the National Toy Hall of Fame in Rochester, New York.

November 13th

Frank Roberts and Sons named Chamber’s 2014 Business of the Year

November 13, 2014

PUNXSUTAWNEY — It may have been cold outside, but inside the Punxsutawney Eagles, area business owners, borough council members and school board members all gathered to learn what business had been chosen as the Punxsutawney Area Chamber of Commerce’s 2014 Business of the Year. This year’s recipient was Frank Roberts and Sons.

Read the full story in Friday's edition of The Spirit.

Richard Henry Ellenberger, 90

November 13, 2014

Richard Henry Ellenberger, 90, of Big Run, died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, at Mulberry Square.

He was born Oct. 27, 1924, in Punxsutawney, a son of the late Franklin Philip and Ella Mae (Smyers) Ellenberger.

Richard was a member of the St. Phillips United Methodist Church in Big Run.

Mr. Ellenberger was a U.S. Army Veteran, having served in World War II. He was a charter member of the VFW Post No. 9044 in Big Run.

Mr. Ellenberger was a Free and Accepted Mason with the Milnor Lodge No. 287 of Pittsburgh for 57 years.

November 12th

Lott and Hurd speak at Big Run VFW’s Veterans Day program

November 13, 2014

BIG RUN — "This is the day set aside each year to honor service members for what they have contributed to our nation’s defense, which, in turn, allow all of us life's freedoms in this great country," Post Commander Jim Pallone said.

No matter what branch of the military you or your loved ones have served in, Tuesday evening’s Veterans Day program, held at the Big Run War Memorial by the Big Run V.F.W. Post 9044, was to honor the service to our great country.

Read the full story in Thursday's edition of The Spirit.

James E. “Dod” Wyant, 80

November 12, 2014

James E. “Dod” Wyant, 80, of Mayport, Pa., passed away Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, at his home.

James was born March 12, 1934, in Timblin, Pa., to Ira E. and Pearl (Burkhouse) Wyant.

James was a lifetime resident of the area, and honorably served in the U.S. Army.

He worked for many years as the Redbank Township Supervisor, but also loved farming on his land. Running the tractor and raising cattle for his family were two of his favorite things to do on the farm.

November 11th

James Edward Richards, 67

November 11, 2014

James Edward Richards of Punxsutawney passed away Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, a location to which he had been airlifted earlier in the day. The cause of death was heart failure, a challenge with which he had struggled aggressively for more than a year.

Peggy Jane Monoskey, 90

November 11, 2014

Peggy Jane Monoskey, 90, of Punxsutawney, died Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, at Mulberry Square in Punxsutawney.

She was born Nov. 29, 1923, in Canoe Twp., Indiana County, a daughter of the late Sanford Clay “Bob” and Pearl (Pearce) Seger.

On Feb. 23, 1946, she married Steve Monoskey. He preceded her in death on Oct. 10, 1994.

Peggy was a dedicated wife and mother. Her biggest enjoyment was her family, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She attended both the Christian Missionary Alliance Church and the First Church of God.

Anastasia V. "Stacy" Karolick, 88

November 11, 2014

Anastasia V. "Stacy" Karolick, age 88, of Buffalo, New York, passed away Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014, at Weinburg Campus, Getzville, New York.

She was born Dec. 22, 1925, in Delano, Pa., a daughter of the late Stanley and Mary (nee Wilk) Karolick.

She was an employee of Erie County for 33 years before retiring in 1993.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Mary Walsh and Helen Pruzinsky, and her brothers, Rev. Phillip, Walter, Edward, Stanley, Michael, Raymond and Donald Karolick.

She is survived by several nieces and nephews.

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