Our Obituaries

N. Carroll Dixon

October 5, 1937 - October 7, 2017

N. Carroll Dixon, 80, of Lebanon, formally of Clearfield, passed away Saturday, October 7, 2017 at Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon, PA.She was the daughter of the late Dorse and Velma (Marshall) Luzier. On June 4, 1955 she married Richard H. "Dick" Dixon, who passed away on November 14, 2013.Carroll retired from Clearfield County Assistant Office and had previously worked at the Medicine Shop...
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Mary M. Rowles

April 21, 1934 - September 27, 2017

Mary M. Rowles, 83, of Clearfield, passed away Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at Mt. Laurel Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.Ms. Rowles was born April 21, 1934 in Woodland, the daughter of Chance and Mable (Brown) Rowles.She had worked for Kent Sportswear as a Seamstress.Ms. Rowles was Methodist by Faith.She was a big supporter of St. Jude Children's Hospital and had a passion for photography...
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Nancy Lee Gustafson

July 13, 1957 - September 27, 2017

Nancy Lee Gustafson, age 60, of Ebensburg, passed away on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at Cambria Care Center.She was born on July 13, 1957 in Clearfield, PA to the late Thomas E. Gustafson and Nellie G. (O'Brien) Gustafson Vokes.Nancy her whole life had a knack of making everyone she came into contact with fall in love with her. Now that she is in heaven, she will be able to do all the things...
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William H. Anderson

February 25, 1942 - September 10, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Bennett & Houser Funeral Home, Clearfield, PA.
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William H. Anderson

February 25, 1942 - September 10, 2017

William H. "Bill" Anderson, 75, of Clearfield, passed away Sunday, September 10, 2017 at Mt. Laurel Nursing and Rehabilitation Center after battling heart disease and cancer.Mr. Anderson was born February 25, 1942 in Clearfield, the son of A. Dale and Leona (Holmes) Anderson.Following a long career of truck driving and dispatching at Clearfield Cheese and Wal-Mart he retired in 2008.Bill enjoyed...
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Helen A. Vaughn

January 10, 1929 - September 9, 2017

Helen A. Vaughn, 88, of Atlantic, passed away Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Windy Hill Village, Philipsburg.Mrs. Vaughn was born January 10, 1929 in Houtzdale, the daughter of Mary (Mekis) Laskowsky.She retired from Mt. Laurel Nursing and Rehabilitation Center as a nurse's aide after 20 years of service.Mrs. Vaughn was Methodist by Faith.She was a former Union President at Mt. Laurel and had...
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Thomas A. Turner

March 23, 1958 - September 8, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Bennett & Houser Funeral Home, Clearfield, PA.
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Thomas A. Turner

March 23, 1958 - September 8, 2017

Thomas A. Turner, 59, of West Decatur, passed away on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at his home after his courageous battle with cancer.He was born on March 23, 1958 in Clearfield the son of Gordon and Dolores (Diehl) Turner. On June 4, 1977 he married Denise (Sloppy) Turner, who survives.Thomas was employed by Clearfield Metal Technologies in the maintenance department, he had previously worked...
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Geraldine E. Parks

October 29, 1921 - September 6, 2017

Geraldine E. Parks, 95, of West Decatur, passed away on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at Penn Highlands Clearfield.She was born on October 29, 1921 in Spring Valley, the daughter of the late James and Elva (Hull) Aveni. On January 14, 1937 she married Lloyd E. Parks who preceded her in death on January 4, 1987.Retired, Geraldine had worked for McGregor Clothing Factory. She was a member of the...
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William J. Williams

August 29, 1970 - September 5, 2017

William "Billy" Joseph Williams, 47, beloved son, father, brother, uncle & friend, was called home to our Lord too soon on September 5, 2017, taken from our arms though never from our hearts.He was born on August 29, 1970 in Clearfield, PA.A 1989 graduate of West Branch High School, Billy was an avid lover of hunting, fishing, and of sports, lettering in wrestling, football and baseball, and...
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Christine B. Ogden

December 21, 1917 - September 4, 2017

Christine B. (Taylor) Ogden, 99, of Goshen, passed away on Monday, September 4, 2017 at her residence surrounded by her family.Born on December 21, 1917 in Clearfield, PA; she was a daughter of the late George Edward Taylor and Cora B. (Koozer) Taylor.She was a homemaker and a member of the Goshen United Methodist Church.Mrs. Ogden was a member of the Goshen Ladies Aide, past treasurer of the...
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Margaret E. Dides

April 18, 1938 - August 24, 2017

Margaret E. Dides, 79, of Clearfield, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, August 24, 2017.She was born on April 18, 1938 in Bigler, PA the daughter of the late Irvin L. Curley Sr. and Alverta A. (Fleck) Curley. On December 19, 1958 she married Paul Dides, who preceded her in death on March 4, 2016.Margaret was a homemaker, she enjoyed all aspects of being a...
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Ruth J. Merat

June 30, 1924 - August 24, 2017

Ruth J. "Bubbles" Merat, 93, of Frenchville, passed away on Thursday, August 24, 2017 at her residence surrounded by her family.She was born on June 30, 1924 in Frenchville; a daughter of the late Wilfred J. and Pansy (Meckley) Jannot. On February 5, 1949 she married Verden P. "Bigger" Merat in Frenchville, PA at St. Mary of the Assumption Church; he passed away on May 8, 1964.Ruth was a...
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Mary Jo Byers

January 13, 1948 - August 19, 2017

Mary Jo (Shively) Byers, 69, of Clearfield, passed away Saturday, August 19, 2017 at Mt. Laurel Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.Mrs. Byers was born January 13, 1948 in Clearfield, the daughter of Lester Walter and Amy Pearl (Mitchell) Shively.She was a graduate of the Clearfield High School class of 1968 and had taken the Home Health class at Pleasant Gap Vo Tech School.Mrs. Byers had worked at...
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Robert M. Rose

April 8, 1943 - August 18, 2017

Robert M. "Bob" Rose, 74, of Clearfield, went home to be with his Lord, Friday, August 18, 2017 at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.Mr. Rose was born April 8, 1943 in Beckley, WV, the son of Thomas W. and Thelma L. (McDaniel) Rose.He had been employed by Wal-Mart and Keebler.Mr. Rose was a member of the First Baptist Church of Curwensville where he had been song leader since 1988. He also...
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Ronald L. Collins

January 27, 1959 - August 18, 2017

Ronald L. Collins, Esq., 58, of Clearfield, passed away Friday, August 18, 2017 at his home.Mr. Collins was born January 27, 1959 in Philipsburg, the son of Darrel D. and Doris J. (Lumadue) Collins.He was a 1976 graduate of the Philipsburg Osceola High School where he was class Valedictorian, a 1979 graduate of the Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a...
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James E. Jordan

August 21, 1993 - August 14, 2017

James E. Jordan, Jr., 23, of Grand Forks, ND originally from Clearfield, passed away on Monday, August 14, 2017.He was born on August 21, 1993 in Virginia Beach, VA the son of James E. Jordan Sr. and Melissa (Anderson) Eisenhauer. Jimmy attended Clearfield Area High School until his sophomore year and graduated from Warren High School in 2012. He went on to serve in the United States Air Force....
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Dolly M. Sipe

September 10, 1935 - August 10, 2017

Dolly M. Sipe, 81, Clearfield, passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017 at MaGee Womens Hospital, Pittsburgh. She was born on September 10, 1935, in Philipsbug, the daughter of the late Iven and Margret (Quick) Merrow. On February 14, 1953 she married Marvin Sipe Sr. who survives.Dolly worked at various restaurants in the Clearfield area over the years, she had also worked for Rid Aide and Walmart...
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Edward R. Watson

May 6, 1938 - August 10, 2017

Edward R. Watson, 79, of Clearfield passed away on August 10, 2017 peacefully after a second battle with cancer.He was born May 6, 1938 in Philipsburg, he was the son of Lyle and Thelma (Moffat) Watson, and both preceded him in death.He was retired from Penn Dot where he was a radio operator. He was a member of the Shortway C.B. Club and a lifelong member of Turkey Call Camp and a member of the...
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Imogene Baumgardner

September 7, 1924 - August 8, 2017

Imogene "Jean" Baumgardner, 92, of Clearfield, passed away Tuesday, August 08, 2017 at her home.She was born on September 7, 1924 in Clearfield, the daughter of the late John and Lulu (Parks) Briggs. On June 20, 1942 she married Clarence Baumgardner, who passed away on July 15, 2015.Jean enjoyed gardening, crocheting, reading and painting. She was a loving mother and grandmother to her children,...
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James A. Mitchell

July 11, 1926 - August 1, 2017

James A. Mitchell, Jr., 91, of Glen Richey, passed away Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at his home.Mr. Mitchell was born July 11, 1926 in Clearfield, the son of James A. Mitchell, Sr., and Elsie J. (Kennedy) Mitchell.He had worked for Robinson Clay, James T. Crissman and retired in 1993 from Guelich Explosives.Mr. Mitchell was Methodist by Faith.He was a United States Navy Veteran having served in the...
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Rosella J. Shimmel

October 1, 1935 - July 27, 2017

Rosella Jane Shimmel, 81, of Clearfield, passed away Thursday, July 27, 2017 at the home of her son and taken to Carolina East Medical Center, New Bern, North Carolina.Mrs. Shimmel was born October 1, 1935 in Clearfield, the daughter of Harry and Thelma (Fry) Coulter.She was a member of the Eastern Star for 50 years.Mrs. Shimmel enjoyed her family, sewing, singing, playing guitar and computers...
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Sandra L. Hubler

October 13, 1941 - July 27, 2017

Sandra L. Hubler, 75, of Clearfield, passed away Thursday, July 27, 2017 at her home.She was born on October 13, 1941 in Clearfield, the daughter of the late Wilford and Odessa (Brickley) Beach.Sandra graduated from St. Francis High School in 1959, she went on to graduate from DuBois Business College with a bachelor's degree in accounting. After graduating from the business college she went on to...
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Elva L. Lumadue

April 23, 1945 - July 23, 2017

Elva L. Lumadue, 72, of West Decatur, passed away Sunday, July 23, 2017 at Penn Highlands Clearfield.She was born on April 23, 1945 in Mineral Springs, the daughter of the late Leonard and Madeline (Aveni) Wisor. On October 31, 1964 she married Fay Lumadue.Retired, she had previously worked Kent Sportswear, Margrett Parks Cleaning and various other jobs in the area.She was a faithful member of...
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Alice L. Shaffner

September 4, 1946 - July 21, 2017

Alice L. Shaffner, 70, of Clearfield, passed away Friday, July 21, 2017 at Penn Highlands Clearfield.Mrs. Shaffner was born September 4, 1946 in Clearfield, the daughter of Mervil W. and Lucille (Snyder) Bell.She was a mother and homemaker and had worked at the Progress.Mrs. Shaffner was a member of the First Baptist Church of Clearfield.Alice is survived by her husband, Gerald N. Shaffner whom...
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Linda L. Gearhart

October 26, 1950 - July 20, 2017

Linda L. Gearhart, 66, of Bigler, passed away Thursday, July 20, 2017 at Geisinger Medical Center.Ms. Gearhart was born October 26, 1950 in Philipsburg, the daughter of Thomas C. and Margaret Hazel (Patton) Gearhart.She was a graduate of Clearfield Area High School and Slippery Rock University.Ms. Gearhart was retired from the Pennsylvania State University.She was Methodist by Faith.Ms. Gearhart...
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Della Ruth Saggese

November 4, 1928 - July 20, 2017

Della Ruth Saggese, 88, of Clearfield, passed away Thursday, July 20, 2017 at Mt. Laurel Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.Mrs. Saggese was born November 4, 1928 in Philipsburg, the daughter of Jack and Eva (Shoffner) Weld.She was a homemaker and loved to bake.Mrs. Saggese was Protestant by Faith.Della is survived by two daughters; Kathryn Wicker of Clearfield and Judy Hull and her husband Bud of...
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Carol Lee McNab

November 4, 1959 - July 17, 2017

Carol Lee McNab, 57, of Katy, Texas, passed away Monday, July 17, 2017 in Katy, TX.Mrs. McNab was born November 4, 1959 in Lock Haven, the daughter of John L. and Patricia L. (Rote) Shobert.She was a graduate of the Clearfield Area High School, class of 1977 and the Pennsylvania State University, class of 1981. Shortly after graduation from Penn State she moved to Houston, TX, to begin her...
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Laura A. Graffius

January 1, 1934 - July 13, 2017

Laura A. Graffius, 83, of Clearfield, passed away Thursday, July 13, 2017 at Penn Highlands Clearfield.She was born on January 1, 1934 in Rimersburg, PA the daughter of the late Joseph and Nellie (Dickey) Stuckey.She was a member of First Baptist Church in Youngstown, OH and attended First Baptist Church of Clearfield. She was a member of the Clearfield County Area on Agency of Aging. As a member...
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Michael P. Turner

February 23, 1988 - July 11, 2017

Michael P. Turner, 29, of Clearfield, passed away Tuesday, July 11, 2017.He was born on February 23, 1988 in Clearfield the son of Richard P. Turner and Joyce (Pentz) Turner.He was a 2007 graduate of Clearfield Area High School and CCCTC where he received a certificate in diesel mechanics. He went on to serve in the National Guard earning the rank of specialist. Michael was currently employed at...
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Frances J. Mencer

May 19, 1929 - July 8, 2017

Frances Jean Mencer, 88, of Woodland, went to be with her Lord early in the morning on Saturday, July 8, 2017 at Penn Highlands, DuBois.Mrs. Mencer was born May 19, 1929, in Herndon, the daughter of Earl and Esther (Kelley) Meadville Kirkpatrick.She was a graduate of Bellwood Antis High School, class of 1947 and prior to her marriage was employed by the Veterans Administration Hospital of Altoona...
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Robert Lorne Scott

July 15, 1926 - July 6, 2017

Captain Robert Lorne Scott, USN (Retired), 91, passed away on July 6, 2017 at Foxdale Village, State College, PA.He was born in Buffalo, NY, the son of Benjamin and Lyda Scott.He joined the Navy in May 1944 and served as a surface warfare officer for nearly 32 years, spanning World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam Conflict. His service was highlighted by tours as Commanding Officer, USS...
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James B. Owens

November 2, 1937 - July 4, 2017

James B. Owens, 79, of Silver Spring, MD and formerly of Clearfield, died on July 4, 2017 at Medstar Montgomery Hospital in Olney, MD. Though he had been in declining health for many years, Jim still found ways to enjoy life. He enjoyed playing cribbage with his buddies and exploring local antique shops. He was a talented wood carver, and spent many hours on his projects. He graduated from Penn...
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Debra M. Dixon

May 19, 1956 - July 3, 2017

Debra M. Dixon, 61, of Clearfield, passed away Monday, July 3, 2017 at Mt. Nittany Medical Center, State College.Mrs. Dixon was born May 19, 1956 in Clearfield, the daughter of Harry and Charlotte (Wigfield) Tibbens.She had been employed by Wal Mart of Clearfield.Debra is survived by her husband, Carl J. Dixon whom she married April 21, 1979, two children; Debra M. Raymond and her husband Sean of...
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Martha R. Somerville

September 5, 1936 - June 13, 2017

Martha R. Somerville, 80 of Punxsutawney, formerly of Clearfield passed away on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital.She was born on September 5, 1936 in Clearfield the daughter of the late William S. Somerville Sr. and Bernice (Musser) Somerville.Retired, she was employed by Goodwill Industries in DuBois.Martha was Methodist by faith and would attend various churches within the...
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Bernice J. Bauman

March 18, 1935 - June 11, 2017

Bernice J. "Chub" Bauman, 82, of O'Shanter, passed away Sunday, June 11, 2017 at UPMC Altoona Hospital.Mrs. Bauman was born March 18, 1935 in Clearfield, the daughter of Robert and Margaret (Root) Borst.She was a Homemaker. Mrs. Bauman was a member of the O'Shanter United Methodist Church and the Clearfield Eagles.She enjoyed the outdoors, liked to camp and loved animals.Bernice is survived by...
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Jeanne Kay Marsh

January 18, 1957 - June 10, 2017

Jeanne Kay Marsh, 60, of Clearfield, passed away Saturday, June 10, 2017 surrounded by her loving family.Mrs. Marsh was born January 18, 1957 in Clearfield, the daughter of Daniel and Pearl (Liddle) Peoples.Jeanne was a 1974 graduate of Clearfield Area High School and a 1978 graduate of Bloomsburg University, graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary and Early Childhood Education...
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Sylvia E. Bunzer

December 7, 1924 - June 5, 2017

Sylvia E. (Eamigh)Bunzer, 92, of Morrisdale, went home to be with her Lord and Saviour on Monday, June 5, 2017 at Mount Nittany Medical Center.Mrs. Bunzer was born December 7, 1924 at Irvona, the daughter of John L. Eamigh Sr., and Elizabeth (Drew) Eamigh.She was a 1942 graduate of the Clearfield High School.Mrs. Bunzer retired as Administrative Assistant from the Clearfield Co. Board of...
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Richard S. Breth

June 2, 2017

Richard Sommerville Breth, 79, a long time resident of Clearfied, PA, passed away peacefully in the early morning of Friday June 2, 2017 at The Orlando Lutheran Towers in Orlando Fl. Born in Clearfield, PA on November 28, 1937 to the late Herbert E. "Bud" and Beatrice R. (Sommerville) Breth. He is survived by his son Erich (Melissa) and grandson Aaron of Henderson NV. Brother to...
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Eleanor L. Penoyer

June 12, 1936 - May 30, 2017

Eleanor L. Penoyer, 80, of Clearfield, passed away on May 30, 2017 at her home.She was born on June 12, 1936 in Clearfield, the daughter of the late Lynn and Amelia (Heller) Boal.Retired, Eleanor worked as a Register Nurse at Prince Georges Hospital in Washington DC, the Clearfield Hospital and various other local hospitals and nursing homes. She was also the owner of the Captains Table.She was a...
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Gerald M. Lanager

December 23, 1940 - May 26, 2017

Gerald M. "Jerry" Lanager, 76, of Clearfield, passed away Friday, May 26, 2017 at his home.Mr. Lanager was born December 23, 1940 in Clearfield, the son of Arthur and Hazel (Ogden) Lanager.He retired from the United States Navy in 1977and had also worked as a government contractor with Delex Inc.Mr. Lanager was Methodist by Faith and a member of the Clearfield American Legion John Lewis Shade...
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Ida Jean Peacock

November 9, 1923 - May 23, 2017

Ida Jean Peacock, 93, of Clearfield, passed away on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at her home.She was born on November 9, 1923 in Lumber City; a daughter of the late Victor G. and Helen W. (Maurey) Gearhart McFadden.Mrs. Peacock attended the Clearfield Alliance Church and was a member of the Curwensville VFW Post 842 Auxiliary. She worked for thirteen years at McGregor's Sportswear. Mrs. Peacock loved...
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Leda Jane Wisor

August 13, 1939 - May 16, 2017

Leda J. Wisor, 77, of Bigler, was carried home on angels wings Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at her daughter's home in York, PA.She was born on August 13, 1939 in Woodland, the daughter of the late Frederick and Dolores (Woolover) Swanson. On May 27, 1967 she married Abe B. Wisor, who passed away June 7, 1987.Retired, she worked as an X-ray Technician and LPN at Clearfield Hospital and Geisinger Medical...
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Martin R. Green

March 5, 1950 - May 13, 2017

Martin R. Green, 67, of Clearfield, passed away Saturday, May 13, 2017 at UPMC Altoona.He was born on March 5, 1950 in Clearfield, the son of the late David and Dorothy (Graham) Green. On November 3, 2007 he married Kate (Spencer) Green.Martin served in the United States Marine Corps. During his time in the military he was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnamese Campaign Medal,...
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Dorothy A. Dixon

February 27, 1939 - May 12, 2017

Dorothy A. (Hess) Dixon, 78, of Myrtle Beach, SC and formerly of Clearfield, passed away on Friday, May 12, 2017 at Grand Strand Hospital in Myrtle Beach, SC. Mrs. Dixon was born on February 27, 1939 in Berwind, WV, a daughter of the late of John and Susie (Hilton) Hess.She had worked in the food industry for many years including the Dutch Pantry. Mrs. Dixon traveled extensively with her husband...
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Jeffrey B. Blowers

February 11, 1955 - May 7, 2017

Jeffrey B. "Biz" Blowers, 62, of Bells Landing, passed away Sunday, May 7, 2017 at UPMC Altoona Hospital.Mr. Blowers was born February 11, 1955 in Clearfield, the son of Raymond L. and Lois "Butch" (Hummel) Blowers.He was a graduate of Clearfield Area High School, class of 1973.Mr. Blowers had worked for the Benjamin Coal Co. railroad, Sanders Bridge Construction and New Enterprise.He had played...
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Mary Jane Williams

April 11, 1933 - May 6, 2017

Mary Jane "Checkbook" Williams, 84, of West Decatur, passed away Saturday, May 6, 2017 at her home.She was born on April 11, 1933 in Clearfield, the daughter of the late Meryll and Edith (Knepp) Lonjin.Mary Jane was a former member of the Woodland Methodist Church. She also was a member of the CB Club.Mary Jane was a homemaker most of her life, taking care of her six children. She enjoyed hunting...
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Barbara B. Peters

June 1, 1926 - May 4, 2017

Barbara B. Peters, 90, retired Clearfield school teacher, of Sonora, CA formerly of Clearfield, passed away May 4, 2017. Born June 1, 1926 in Clearfield, she was the daughter of the late Amy "Dolly" Peters.Ms. Peters was a member of the West Side United Methodist Church and Choir for many years and a graduate of the Clearfield High School in 1944. She graduated from the Lock Haven College in 1948...
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Ella C. Billings

July 13, 1926 - March 20, 2017

Ella C. Billings, 90, of Woodland and formerly of Luverne, AL, passed away on Monday, March 20, 2017 at Penn Highlands- Clearfield. Born on July 13, 1926 in Woodland; a daughter of the late Edward L. and Lucy (Palmer) Wisor. On March 14, 1947 she married Kenneth A. Billings, Sr., and who passed away on October 10, 1997.She graduated from Clearfield Area High School and worked as a billing clerk...
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Susan J. Porvaznik

September 29, 1948 - March 14, 2017

Susan J. Porvaznik, 68, of Irwin, PA, passed away at her residence on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. She was born on September 29, 1948 in Clearfield, a daughter of the late Michael and Rose Marie (Bauer) Killeen. Susan worked for many years as a florist and attended Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church in Woodland.Survivors include her loving husband of 42 years, David Porvaznik; two sons, David...
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Annie M. Rose

June 6, 1923 - March 11, 2017

Annie M. Rose, 93, of Clearfield, passed away Saturday, March 11, 2017 surrounded by her family at Ridgeview Elder Care.She was born on June 6, 1923 the daughter of the late Jeremiah and Mabel (Lawhead) Copenhaver.On October 29, 1938 she married Ralph A. Rose, who passed away on December 21, 1993.Annie is survived by her four children: Richard L. Rose and his wife Arlene of Roanoke, VA, Robert L....
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William H. Graham

December 9, 1929 - March 1, 2017

William H. "Bill" Graham, 87, of Clearfield, passed away Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at the DuBois Nursing Home.Mr. Graham was born December 9, 1929 at Clearfield, the son of Henry and Sarah (Dixon) Graham.He retired from Al Hamilton Contracting after 30 years of service as a heavy equipment operator and was also owner and operator of Bill Graham Logging Co.Mr. Graham was a United States Army...
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Samuel J. Toney

June 23, 1921 - February 27, 2017

Samuel J. Toney Jr. "Sam", 95, a resident of Christ the King Manor, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 27, 2017.He was born on June 23, 1921 in DuBois; the son of the late Samuel J. Toney Sr. and Ruth (Habib) Toney. On April 14, 1943 he married Emily (Zaiden) Toney, who passed away on January 31, 1988.After graduating from high school, Samuel went on to serve in the United States Army...
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Gilbert Maines

March 15, 1954 - February 25, 2017

Gilbert L. Maines, 62, of Clearfield, passed away on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at his home.He was born on March 15, 1954 in Philipsburg the son of the late Roseanna Maines. On September 20, 1991 he married Mary (Diehl) Maines, she survives.He had worked for Harbson and Walker Brickyard and Elcam.Gilbert was a member of the Fundamental Bible Church, Moose Lodge 97, Clearfield Eagles 812, VFW...
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Vera A. Bearfield

April 3, 1923 - February 4, 2017

Vera Bearfield, 93 of California, originally of Clearfield, passed away Saturday February 4, 2017 in California.She was born on April 3, 1923 in Pennsylvania but spent much of her life in California. She was a faithful member of the Church of Christ.Beloved wife of the late John Bearfield of San Francisco. Loving sister of the late Marion Graham of Clearfield and the late Lila Hart of...
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Eleanor J. Harris

October 7, 1926 - December 20, 2016

Eleanor J. Harris, 90, of Clearfield, passed away Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at Colonial Courtyard of Clearfield.Mrs. Harris was born October 7, 1926 in Clearfield the daughter of John C. and Chloye I. (Hichock) Eckley.She was a graduate of the Clearfield Area High School Class of 1944.Mrs. Harris had worked for Quaker Market and various other businesses in Clearfield.She was a member of Christ...
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Janet Marsh

February 21, 1926 - December 15, 2016

Janet Marsh, 90, of Clearfield, passed away Thursday, December 15, 2016 at her home.Born February 21, 1926 in Clearfield, she was the daughter of the late Wayne and Martha (Shields) Hall. On August 31, 1946 she married Delbert W. Marsh, who passed away on March 30, 2010.Janet was 1944 graduate of Clearfield Area High School. She was a homemaker, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was...
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Robert W. Carns

May 1, 1935 - December 13, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Bennett & Houser Funeral Home, Clearfield, PA.
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Edward R. Duez

May 13, 1936 - December 12, 2016

Edward R. Duez, 80, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Monday, December 12, 2016 at home with his family in Clearfield. He was born on May 13, 1936 in Atlantic, PA one of five children of Xavior and Florence (DuFour) DuezEdward was a Military Veteran having served in the Army and then the Reserves from 1956 until 1959. He was a member of the Glen Richey Fireman's Company and the Curwensville...
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Delma K. Johnston

July 20, 1925 - November 19, 2016

Delma Kathleen Johnston 91 of Clearfield passed away on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at Penn Highlands Clearfield.She was born on July 20, 1925 in Irvona, PA the daughter of the late Charles and Emma (Howell) Thompson. On October 14, 1942 she married Walter Johnston who passed away on July 17, 2013.Delma was a homemaker and had retired from her Beauty Salon.She was a member of West Side United...
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Gary L. Reed

May 16, 1942 - November 18, 2016

Gary L. Reed, 74, of Frenchville, passed away Friday, November 18, 2016 at Penn Highlands Clearfield. He was born on May 16, 1942 in Wilkinsburg, PA the son of the late Edgar W. Reed Sr. and Maxine (Ecklund) Reed.Gary was a member of Congress Hill United Methodist Church.He worked his whole life on his family's farm Rolling Acres Dairy Farm. He was a great help on the family farm. He enjoyed...
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Barbara R. Ireland

January 30, 1938 - November 13, 2016

Barbara R. Ireland, 78, of Philipsburg, passed away Sunday, November 13, 2016 at Ridgeview Elder Care.She was born on January 30, 1938 in Clearfield the daughter of the late Marjorie Kramer.Barbara was Methodist by faith. She enjoyed gardening, canning, sewing and crocheting. She is survived by her four children: Richard and his wife Gloria Ireland of Clearfield, Carey and his wife Cindy Ireland...
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Dortha B. Sankey

April 29, 1938 - November 5, 2016

Dortha B. Sankey, 78 of Clearfield, passed away Saturday, November 5, 2016 at Ridgeview Elder Care.She was born on April 29, 1938 in Clearfield, the daughter of the late Mervil W. and M. Lucille (Snyder) Bell. On September 29, 1962 she married John R. Sankey, he survives.Dortha and her husband are the owners and operators of Sanview Dairy Farm in Goshen Township. She previously was employed...
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George W. Hill

June 8, 1940 - November 3, 2016

George W. Hill, Jr. 76, of Clearfield, passed away on Thursday, November 3, 2016 at UPMC Altoona Hospital.He was born on June 8, 1940 in Armagh, PA the son of the late George W. Hill Sr. and Eleanor (Felton) Hill. On March 22, 1958 he married Donna J. Hill, who passed away on July 21, 1999.George was the former owner of Hill's Auto Service. He was a member of Free Methodist Church, Clearfield, a...
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Suzann C. Jacobson

August 13, 1956 - October 20, 2016

Suzann C. Jacobson, 60 of Glen Richey, passed away Thursday, October 20, 2016 at her home. Mrs. Jacobson was born August 13, 1956 in Clearfield, the daughter of Melvin D. and Rowena P. (Wisor) Knepp.She was employed with Clearfield County Government in the Court Administration Office.Mrs. Jacobson was a member of the Glen Richey Primitive Methodist Church.When her children played baseball she...
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Rose M. OKERLUND

July 10, 1937 - October 20, 2016

Rose Moore Flanagan Okerlund, 79, of Clearfield, passed away Thursday, October 20, 2016 at her home.She was born on July 10, 1937 in Clearfield, the daughter of the late Paul and Dorothy (Rolley) Moore.Rose worked as an assistant secretary for Lawrence Twp. up until her retirement. She was a member of St. Francis Church. She was active in the Clearfield County Area Agency on Aging, Meals on...
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Donald Campbell Anderson

October 16, 2016

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Daniel C. Belinda

October 22, 1977 - October 15, 2016

Daniel C. Belinda, 38, of Woodland, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Saturday, October 15, 2016.He was born October 22, 1977 in Clearfield the son of Deborah (Clark) and Gregory Belinda.He graduated from Clearfield Area High School in 1997. He was a member of Glad Tidings Assembly of God.Dannys love was his children; they were his pride and joy. He had a heart for people, always the first...
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Thomas W. Barrett

December 31, 1932 - October 15, 2016

Thomas W. "Tom" Barrett, 83, of Hepburnia, passed away Saturday, October 15, 2016 at his home.Mr. Barrett was born December 31, 1932 in LaJose, the son of Arthur C. and Vella (McGarvey) Barrett.He was a graduate of the Clearfield Area High School class of 1951.Mr. Barrett worked for The Progess for over 40 years retiring in 1998.He was a member of the Bells Landing Baptist Church holding various...
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Steven M. Williams

December 2, 1960 - October 14, 2016

Steven M. Williams, 55, of Clearfield, passed away Friday, October 14, 2016 at Penn Highlands Clearfield.Mr. Williams was born December 2, 1960, in Clearfield, the son of Kenneth I. and Patricia (Trout) Williams of Clearfield.He graduated from Clearfield Area High School in 1978 where he was a regional wrestling champion. Steve studied at Lock Haven State University where he belonged to the Tau...
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Patricia A. Hubler

August 19, 1954 - October 13, 2016

Patricia A. Hubler, 62, of Curwensville, passed away Thursday, October 13, 2016 at her home.Mrs. Hubler was born August 19, 1954 in Clearfield, the daughter of Howard W. and Louise L. (Freeman) Gill.She was a custodian with the Clearfield Area School District and a member of Curwensville Christian and Missionary Alliance Church.Patricia is survived by her husband of 43 years, Jack R. Hubler, whom...
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Robert J. Roos

July 24, 1940 - October 2, 2016

Robert J. Roos, 76, of Clearfield, passed away Sunday, October 2, 2016 at his home.Mr. Roos was born July 24, 1940 in Lanse, the son of Herbert E. and Helen E. (Bowdenshock) Roos.He was a retired Sheet Metal Worker.Mr. Roos was affiliated with the Grassflat-Lanse Lutheran Church.He was a member of the Drivers and Owners Racing Association.Mr. Roos enjoyed hunting and was an avid fisherman making...
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Timothy J. Sherick

January 8, 1953 - September 29, 2016

Timothy John Sherick, 63, of Clearfield, passed away Thursday, September 29, 2016 at his home.Mr. Sherick was born January 8, 1953 in Erie, the son of Robert Wells Sherick and Shirley Lou (Archible) Sherick.He was a graduate of Clearfield Area High School class of 1971 and Edinboro University class of 1974 receiving a Bachelor of Science in Education.Mr. Sherick had been employed by Ebensburg...
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William L. Lanager

September 28, 1925 - September 27, 2016

William L. Lanager, 90, of Clearfield, passed away Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at Ridgeview Elder Care.Mr. Lanager was born September 28, 1925 in Clearfield, the son of Chester A. and Helen (Carr) Lanager.He graduated from the Clearfield Area High School in 1943.He had worked for the NYC Railroad and then started to work at Clearfield Electric Cooperative in 1946 as a groundman. When they became...
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John Rudolph Filsinger

September 8, 1921 - September 24, 2016

John R. Filsinger, of Clearfield, died Saturday, September 24, 2016 at the age of 95. He passed away peacefully in his sleep. John was born to Eugene and Mary (Loyan) Filsinger on September 8, 1921 in Pittsburgh. He was married from 1949 to 1977 to Marjorie Filsinger until her death. He then married his current wife, Elaine (Guldalian)) Filsinger in 1980, who survives. He is also survived by his...
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Amanda J. Phippin

September 23, 1979 - September 21, 2016

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Amanda J. Phippin

September 23, 1979 - September 21, 2016

Amanda J. Phippin, 36, of Clearfield, passed away peacefully in her sleep Thursday, September 22, 2016.Ms. Phippin was born September 23, 1979 in Cheyenne, WY the daughter of Robert Andrew Phippin and Jacquelyn (McIntosh) Ambuski.She was a Homemaker.Ms. Phippin was Catholic by Faith.Amanda is survived by her fiancé, Jonathan Selfridge, six children; Bianca Harris, Sebastian Moore, Davin and...
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Elva E. Lumadue

August 2, 1926 - September 21, 2016

Elva E. Lumadue, 90, of West Decatur, passed away Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at Ridgeview Elder Care.She was born on August 2, 1926 in West Decatur the daughter of the late Ellery and Ethel (Conway) Gingery. Elva was Christian by faith. She retired from Kent Sportswear.She is survived by her two sons: Billy and his wife Annette Lumadue of West Decatur and Fred and his wife Tammy Lumadue of...
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Harry E. Reichenbach

March 24, 1926 - September 19, 2016

Harry E. Reichenbach, 90, of Clearfield , passed away on Monday, September 19, 2016 at Mt. Nittany Medical Center.He was born on March 24, 1926 in Trevorton, PA; a son of the late Theodore R. and Mary U. (Hummel) Reichenbach.Mr Reichenbach worked as a coal miner and retired as a U.S. Mine Inspector. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Trevorton and Clearfield Alliance Church in...
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Gerald B. Rowles

January 27, 1940 - September 11, 2016

Gerald B. Rowles, 76, of Clearfield, passed away Sunday, September 11, 2016 at Mt. Laurel Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.Mr. Rowles was born January 27, 1940 in Woodland, the son of Chance and Mable (Brown) Rowles.He was a truck driver for various companies. He loved to drive trucks of all kinds, a passion he did all his life.Mr. Rowles was a United States Army Veteran having served during the...
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Erma M. Brown

April 30, 1922 - August 31, 2016

Erma M. Brown, 94, of Litz's Bridge, passed away Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at Christ the King Manor, DuBois.Mrs. Brown was born April 30, 1922 at Newtown, the daughter of Raymond L. and Melva I. (Kline) Goss.She retired from Riverside as a cake decorator and had also worked at Leitzingers Department Store, Wishing Well Bakery and Super Duper.Mrs. Brown was a member of the Mt. Hope United...
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Arlene M. Demi

April 5, 1925 - August 29, 2016

Arlene M. Demi, 91, of Clearfield, passed away Monday, August 29, 2016 at Penn Highlands Clearfield.Mrs. Demi was born April 5, 1925 in Coalport, the daughter of Murray G. and Pearl (Fulton) Miles.She was a Homemaker.Mrs. Demi was affiliated with the First Baptist Church of Clearfield.Arlene is survived by her husband, Allen M. Demi Sr., whom she married May 15, 1942, three children; Nancy Bailey...
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Marjorie M. Mattern

April 19, 1932 - August 28, 2016

Marjorie M. Mattern, 84, of Clearfield passed away Sunday, August 28, 2016 at her home. She was born on April 19, 1932 in Shawville the daughter of the late Emerson and Josephine (Godin) Kyler. On June 15, 1954 she married Robert O. Mattern, who passed away August 14, 2003.She was a member of Curwensville Alliance Church. She enjoyed sewing, gardening, camping, spending time with family, and...
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Roger D. Kuhn

December 19, 1950 - August 27, 2016

Roger D. Kuhn, 65, of Clearfield, passed away, August 27, 2016 at his home.He was born on December 19, 1950 in Clearfield, the son of the Alvin and Marian (Royer) Kuhn. On October 12, 1968 he married Sandra (Rougeux) Kuhn, she survives.Roger graduated from Clearfield Area High School in 1968.He was a proud small business owner for over 30 years of A & M Oil Burner Services.He enjoyed wood...
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Martha J. Jordan

March 6, 1928 - August 24, 2016

Martha J. Jordan, 88, of Ramey, passed away Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at Penn Highlands, Clearfield.Mrs. Jordan was born March 6, 1928, in Windber, PA the daughter of Roy and Margaret (Walker) Hagan.She was a homemaker and earlier in life had worked for Sylvania in Houtzdale.Mrs. Jordan was a member of Faith United Lutheran Church of Houtzdale where she served with the Altar Guild and sang in...
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Mary R. Dickson

July 29, 1932 - August 23, 2016

Mary Regina "Sis" Dickson, 84 of West Decatur, passed away Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at her home.She was born on July 29, 1932 in Clearfield the daughter of the late William P. and Florence (Gregor) Kowalski. On December 1, 1951 she married Brinton R. Dickson, who passed away on March 10, 2001.Mary was the Owner of Mitchell Milling. She was an auditor for Boggs Twp. Her greatest joy in life was...
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Clair L. Rowles

February 6, 1918 - August 17, 2016

Clair L. Rowles, 98, of Pine Top, passed away Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at his home.Mr. Rowles was born February 6, 1918 in Mineral Springs, the son of Chance and Mabel (Brown) Rowles.He had retired from Butler Trucking after 25 years of service.Mr. Rowles was affiliated with the Lake Street United Methodist Church of Woodland and the Wesleyan Faith Holiness Church of Bigler.He was a United...
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Georgia Ann Bolton

March 25, 1945 - August 13, 2016

Georgia Ann Bolton, 71, of Clearfield, passed away Saturday, August 13, 2016 at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh.She was born March 25, 1945 in Hyde, the daughter of George and Sara (Schrot) Vokes.Georgia is survived by her husband of 51 years, Gary Bolton, three children and their spouses; William and Jolene Bolton, Betsy and Richard Wright and John and Christine Bolton, eleven...
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Erika Samok

June 5, 1929 - August 8, 2016

Erika Samok, 87, of Clearfield passed away Monday, August 8, 2016 at Penn Highlands Clearfield.Arrangements under the direction of Bennett & Houser Funeral Home, Clearfield, PA.
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Tammy L. Sipe

February 16, 1973 - August 5, 2016

Tammy Lynn (Neeper) Sipe, 43, of Hyde, passed away Friday, August 5, 2016.Tammy was born February 16, 1973 in Clearfield, the daughter of Truman L. "Mike" Neeper of Clearfield and Marie A. (Haversack) Luzier and husband Brian of Clearfield.Tammy was employed at numerous places in Clearfield including, Super 8 Motel, Paris Cleaners, Fat Belly Deli, R Bar and most recently Kurtz Brothers.She was...
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Kathryn S. White

July 6, 1918 - August 3, 2016

Kathryn S. (Tozer) White, 98, of O'Shanter, passed away Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at Mt. Laurel Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.Mrs. White was born July 6, 1918 in Bloomington, the daughter of Irvin A. and Sarah H. (Proud) Tozer.She attended school at Curwensville.Mrs. White was a Homemaker.She was a member of the O'Shanter United Methodist Church and formerly was a member of the Capsule...
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Larry E. Turner

August 26, 1953 - August 2, 2016

Larry E. "Boog" Turner, 62, of Mineral Springs, passed away Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at Penn Highlands Clearfield.Mr. Turner was born August 26, 1953 in Clearfield, the son of Clarence and Jeanette (Fernandes) Turner.He was affiliated with the Calvary Church of God of Mineral Springs.Larry is survived by a sister, Patricia M. Parks and her husband James of West Decatur, a brother, Gary L Turner...
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Herman R. Wheeler

February 8, 1960 - July 27, 2016

Herman R. Wheeler, Jr., 56, of Killeen, Texas, passed away Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at Methodist University Hospital, Memphis, TN.Mr. Wheeler was born February 8, 1960 in Norfolk, VA., the son of Herman R. Wheeler Sr., and Phoebe (Hobgood) Wheeler.Mr. Wheeler served in the Infantry of the United States Army, retiring on June 30, 1995 as an E7. He then went to work for McLane Southwest, Temple, TX...
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Richard F. Washek

July 29, 1922 - July 24, 2016

Richard F. Washek, 93, of Clearfield, passed away Sunday, July 24, 2016 at UPMC Altoona Hospital.Mr. Washek was born July 29, 1922 in Madera, the son of Jacob and Sadie (Bloom) Washek.He was a graduate of Clearfield High School and the California State Teachers College.Mr. Washek taught woodshop and industrial arts at the Clearfield Junior High School, retiring after 35 years. He was varisty...
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Douglas T. McLaughlin

May 25, 1965 - July 22, 2016

Douglas T. McLaughlin, 51, of Clearfield, passed away Friday, July 22, 2016 at UPMC Altoona Hospital.Mr. McLaughlin was born May 25, 1965 in Clearfield, the son of Irvin and Mary (Smeal) McLaughlin.He was a member of the Centre Grove United Methodist Church.Douglas loved growing a garden, playing his guitars and working on vehicles.He is survived by a son and daughter; Shannon L. Swoope of...
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Margaret R. Peters

July 13, 1930 - July 20, 2016

Margaret R. Peters, 86, formerly of Clearfield and currently of Woodbury, passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.Mrs. Peters was born July 13, 1930 in Clearfield, the daughter of Charles J. and Mary Helen (Payonk) Mayersky.She was a homemaker and loved to crochet and bake cookies for her grandchildren.Mrs. Peters was a member of the St. Thomas Moore Church...
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Sue H. Henry

August 25, 1929 - July 6, 2016

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Sherry A. Eggers

August 21, 1938 - July 4, 2016

Sherry A. Eggers, 77, of Clearfield, passed away Monday, July 4, 2016 at Mt. Laurel Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.Mrs. Eggers was born August 21, 1938, in Clearfield, the daughter of Roy A. Boyle Sr. and Evelyn (Duckett) Boyle.She had worked as a legal secretary for various law firms in Clearfield and was a stay at home mom.Mrs. Eggers was a member of the West Side United Methodist Church of...
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Ellery W. Adams

August 21, 1917 - July 2, 2016

Ellery W. Adams, age 98, of Clearfield, passed away on Saturday, July 2, 2016 at the DuBois Nursing Home.Mr. Adams was born on August 21, 1917 in Clearfield, PA; he was a son of the late William Ellsworth Adams and Elva Mae (Gingery) Adams. Mr. Adams enlisted in the United States Air Force. He served during WWII where he participated in the Eastern Flying Training. He received his wings in...
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Grace E. Zoffness

June 29, 2016

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