Our Obituaries

Marlene M. Poole

April 27, 1943 - December 6, 2016

"Cookie" Marlene A. (Joyce) Poole, 73, of DuBois, passed away Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at her residence surrounded by her family. Born on April 27, 1943 in DuBois, PA; a daughter of the late Paul and Myrtle (Harris) Joyce. Marlene was a waitress at Maple Leaf Restaurant until her retirement.She was Catholic by faith. She enjoyed travel, crosswords, jigsaw puzzles, and loved dogs very much,...
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Elton Glenn Doverspike

January 20, 1923 - November 19, 2016

Elton Glenn Doverspike, 93, of DuBois, passed away Saturday, November 19, 2016 at Penn Highlands- DuBois. Born on January 20, 1923 in DuBois, Pennsylvania; he was a son of the late George Henry and Margaret Irene (Hoyt) Doverspike. On April 20, 1946 in DuBois, PA he married Betty A. Heberling, who passed away July 19, 2012.Mr. Doverspike was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church. He...
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Mary Jane McCullough

September 19, 1956 - November 9, 2016

Mary Jane McCullough, 60, of Harrisburg and formerly of DuBois, passed away Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at her home.Ms. McCullough was born September 9, 1956 in Punxsutawney, the daughter of William G. and Jane T. (Jones) McCullough.Mary Jane was a retired Critical Care Nurse.She was Catholic by Faith.Ms. McCullough was a member of the Falls Creek Eagles Club and the DuBois VFW. She enjoyed...
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Edwin R. Nelson

June 27, 1939 - October 7, 2016

Edwin R. Nelson, 77, of DuBois, passed away Friday, October 7, 2016 in DuBois.He was born on June 27, 1939 in DuBois the son of the late George and Minnie (Bruce) Nelson.Ed was a graduate of Sandy High School. He went on to serve in the United States Army for twenty seven and half years. On April 29, 2000 he married Valerie (Chittester) Nelson, she survives.He was a retired truck driver. He...
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LaMar R. Boucher

April 11, 1928 - September 21, 2016

LaMar R. Boucher, 88, of DuBois, passed away Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at Nelsons Golden Years.He was born on April 11, 1928 in Tyler, PA the son of the late Robert and Martha (Davis) Boucher.LaMar served in the United States Army during the Korean War; during his time serving he was proud of his accomplishment of climbing Mt. Fuji. LaMar was the owner of DuBois Floor Company and Boucher's...
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Jean Taube

September 12, 1917 - September 18, 2016

Jean Louise Taube, 99, of Falls Creek, Pa, passed away Sept 18, 2016 in Rochester, NY. She was born Sept 12, 1917 in Reynoldsville, Pa, the daughter of the late Charles Ernest and Ruth (Williams) Smith. In 1939, she married Charles Lawrence Taube, who passed away on April 6, 1978. Jean graduated from Beechwoods High School, where she was a member of many sports teams and clubs. After high school,...
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Robert Coakley

November 11, 1931 - August 29, 2016

Robert S. Coakley passed away Aug. 29, 2016 in Maples, FL. A memorial mass will be celebrated at 11:00am on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at St. Catherine's of Siena with Msgr. Richard Siefer as celebrant. Burial will be in St. Catherine's Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Mohney-Yargar Funeral Chapel, Inc.
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Evelyn Marie Bedell

October 24, 1921 - August 3, 2016

Evelyn "Marie" Bedell, 94, of DuBois, passed away Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at Penn Highlands DuBois.She was born on October 24, 1921 in Cannonsburg, PA the daughter of the late Henry and Luella (Dolby) Ledger. On June 3, 1944 she married Cullen R. Bedell, who passed away November 19, 2007.Evelyn attended Sandy Township High School. She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church.She worked as a...
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Charles W. Monnheimer

June 10, 1921 - July 15, 2016

Charles W. "Chuck" Monnheimer, age 95, of DuBois, passed away on Friday, July 15, 2016 at UPMC Mercy in Pittsburgh. Born on June 10, 1921 in Jersey City, NJ; a son of the late Conrad and Laura (Baecht) Monnheimer. On March 7, 1947 he married Winifred Curtis at St. Aedan's Church in Jersey City, NJ.During WWII he served as a Lieutenant in the Army Air Force.He was a graduate of New York...
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Howard Fugate

October 5, 1925 - July 8, 2016

Dr. Howard Fugate, Jr., 90, of Christ the King Manor, DuBois, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, July 8, 2016 of natural causes.Howard was born on October 5, 1925 in Cincinnati, Ohio, the son of Howard Fugate, Sr., and Sarah Kathryn (Kethledge) Fugate.He attended Sykesville High School graduating in 1943 with high honors, lettered in three sports for four years and played the trumpet in the...
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Faye F. Watson

January 14, 1924 - July 7, 2016

Faye F. Watson, 92, of DuBois, passed away Thursday, July 7, 2016 at the DuBois Nursing Home.Mrs. Watson was born January 14, 1924 in Shawmut, PA the daughter of Philip and Mattie Lindenmuth.Faye had worked at the Pershing Hotel and the Holiday Inn.She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of DuBois.Faye loved spending time with her grandchildren, country music, baking, shopping and...
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Frances Jane Lyons

November 4, 1922 - June 28, 2016

Frances Jane Lyons, age 93, of DuBois, passed away on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at DuBois Nursing Home.Born November 4, 1922 in DuBois, PA; a daughter of the late James H. Lane and Blanche M. (Bedell) Lane. She was married to Joseph A. Lyons on December 14, 1941 in DuBois, PA. She graduated from Sandy High School Class of 1941 and was a homemaker. Mrs. Lyons was a member of Mt. Zion United...
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Kriner L. Majorie

June 18, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Mohney-Yargar Funeral Chapel, Du Bois, PA.
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Marjorie L. Kriner

April 14, 1922 - June 18, 2016

Marjorie L. (Kirker) Kriner, age 94, of DuBois, passed away Saturday, June 18, 2016 at Jefferson Manor. Marjorie was born on April 14, 1922 in DuBois, the daughter of the late Franklin and Nora (Shriver) Kirker. She was a graduate of the DuBois, High School class of 1940.On March 30, 1941 she married Reuben Kriner, who passed away January 2000. They lived on a farm in the Stanley Bottom area...
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Betty S. Nelson

February 7, 1932 - June 15, 2016

Betty S. Nelson, age 84, of DuBois, passed away on Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at Penn Highlands- DuBois.Born on February 7, 1932 in Waverly, Kentucky; a daughter of the late Albert Sidney Mills and Anna Dennis (Bartley) Mills. On August 3, 1951 Betty married Robert L. Nelson in Henderson, Kentucky. She enjoyed flea markets, crafting, bowling, traveling, and talking with people. Most of all she...
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Helen M. Horn

January 27, 1930 - June 9, 2016

Helen M. Horn, 86, of DuBois, passed away Thursday, June 9, 2016 at the DuBois Nursing Home.Mrs. Horn was born January 27, 1930 in Rathmill, the daughter of Emerson A. Yount Sr. and Frances (Halwig) Yount.She was a graduate of the DuBois High School class of 1948.Mrs. Horn had formerly been employed with Jeffers Electronics of DuBoisShe was a member of the Lakeside United Methodist Church.Mrs....
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Timothy W. Kessler

June 3, 1949 - May 19, 2016

Timothy W. Kessler, 66, of Latrobe, formally of DuBois, passed away Thursday, May 19, 2016 at Latrobe Health and Rehab.He was born on June 3, 1949 the son of the late Willis "Curly" and Dorothy (Rupert) Kessler.Timothy graduated from Butler High School.He enjoyed sports, especially watching the Pittsburgh Pirates. He is survived by his sister, Stephanie and her husband Larry Stepp of Beaver, PA;...
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Margaret A. Mileski

December 10, 1945 - May 12, 2016

Margaret A. "Peggy" Mileski, 70, of Chestnut Grove, passed away Thursday, May 12, 2016 at her home. Mrs. Mileski was born December 10, 1945 in DuBois, the daughter of Armand Dowling Ellinger and Margaret Pearl (Bosh) Ellinger. She surrendered to Jesus Christ in 1964.Margaret was a homemaker and had been a bookkeeper for the family business.Mrs. Mileski is survived by her husband, Henry E. Mileski...
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Imogene Murray

February 18, 1929 - May 11, 2016

Imogene Murray, age 87, of DuBois, passed away at Christ the King Manor on Wednesday, May 11, 2016.Born on February 18, 1929 in DuBois, Pennsylvania; a daughter of the late Kirby E. Scull and Isabel (Reed) Scull. She attended Sandy Township High School. She worked B.F. Goodrich for 25 years, Rola Jensen's Speakers, and worked for Christ the King Manor until her retirement.Imogene enjoyed sewing,...
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Grant G. Graham

October 31, 1927 - May 9, 2016

Grant G. Graham, age 88, of DuBois, passed away Monday, May 9, 2016 at DuBois Nursing Home. Born on October 31, 1927 in DuBois, Pennsylvania; he was the son of the late Grant G. Graham, Jr. and Minnie (Mottern) Graham. On June 9, 1950 Mr. Graham married Olive A. (Brunner) Graham at Missionary Alliance Church in DuBois, Pennsylvania.Mr. Graham was a 1945 graduate of Sandy Township High School, and...
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Elmer E. Shaffer

May 29, 1923 - May 5, 2016

Elmer E. Shaffer, 92, of DuBois, passed away Thursday, May 5, 2016 at UMPC Altoona.He was born on May 29, 1923 in Luthersburg, the son of the late William and Mabel (Lines) Shaffer.On October 25, 1947 he married Vera (Delp) Shaffer, who passed away on September 17, 2005.Elmer served in the Army Air Force during WWII, receiving the Good Conduct Medal, Victory Ribbon and American Theater Ribbon.He...
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Eileen S. Harris

July 14, 1921 - May 4, 2016

Eileen S. Harris, 94, of DuBois, passed away Wednesday, May 04, 2016 at her home.She was born on July 14, 1921 in DuBois, the daughter of the late Donald and Leona (Devine) Law.She retired from Riverside Market as the head cook.Eileen was a member of St. Catherine's of Siena Church. She enjoyed spending time with her family.She is survived by her three children: Robert and his wife Ruth Harris of...
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Phyllis McCauslin

October 16, 1924 - April 21, 2016

Phyllis Leone (Kridler) McCauslin, 91, of DuBois, passed away Thursday, April 21, 2016 at her home.She was born on October 16, 1924 in Armstrong, PA the daughter of the late Clarence and Viola (Loase) Kridler.Phyllis retired from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. She was a member of Lakeside United Methodist Church.Phyllis is survived by two nephews: Jeff McCauslin of Raleigh, NC and Robert...
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Phyllis J. Nelson

December 8, 1924 - April 19, 2016

Phyllis J. Nelson, age 91, of DuBois, passed away Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at her residence. Born December 8, 1924 in Beechwoods, she was a daughter of the late Edward L. Snyder and Nora B. (Swartslander) Snyder.She graduated from Beechwoods High School in 1942.She attended DuBois Business College, worked for Woolworth's 5 & 10 for 15 years and co-owned and worked for Nelson Furs with her...
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Thomas Stanton

December 23, 1928 - April 10, 2016

Thomas Stanton, 87, of DuBois, passed away on Sunday, April 10, 2016, in Dubois.He was born on December 23, 1928 in DuBois, a son of the late Samuel and Isabel (Harrison) Stanton. On July 7, 1964 he married Barbara Ann Lombardo, who passed away July 1, 2012. Thomas attended Sandy Twp. High School. After school he went on to work for the DuBois Brewery and delivered ice; he retired from Rockwell...
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Mary M. Bussard

August 17, 1922 - April 5, 2016

Mary Martha Smith Bussard, 93, of RD Reynoldsville, passed away April 5, 2016 at Jefferson Court.She was born on August 17, 1922, in Reynoldsville, the daughter of the late Charles Ernest and Ruth (Williams) Smith. On August 20, 1943 she married Harvey G. Bussard, who passed away on January 9, 2006.Mary graduated from Beechwoods High School, where she was a member of the women's basketball team....
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Rex Douglas Donahue

February 1, 1956 - March 30, 2016

Rex Douglas Donahue, 60, of Ramsaytown Road, Brookville passed away Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at his home after a short illness.He was born on February 1, 1956 in Trumbull, OH. He was the son of the late Ross and Margaret (Pyne) Donahue.He was married to Millie (Morris) Donahue, she survives.Rex enjoyed nascar, camping, and the Pittsburgh Steelers, Penguins and Pirates and spending time with...
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Bessie E. North

February 16, 1921 - March 14, 2016

Bessie Elizabeth "Betty" North, age 95, of DuBois, went to with her Lord on March 14, 2016 at Nelson's Golden Years.Born February 16, 1921 in DuBois, PA, she was the daughter of the late James T. and Bessie Elizabeth (Minns) North.She was a 1938 graduate of DuBois High School and was employed as an operator for Bell Telephone Co., where she retired after 40 years of service. She was a member of...
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Enid B. Clinton

August 21, 1927 - March 9, 2016

Enid B. Clinton, 88, of Sabula, passed away Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at Penn Highlands DuBois.She was born on August 21, 1927 in Sabula, the daughter of the late James and Edith (LaBorde) Place.On May 5, 1946 she married Harry E. Clinton, who passed away on November 11, 2001.Enid is survived by her four daughters: Kristie Mark of Alderpoint, CA, Kathy Delp of Summerville, SC, Coleen Hahn of...
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Gary L. Dandoy

July 17, 1939 - March 5, 2016

Gary L. Dandoy, Sr., 76, of DuBois, passed away Saturday, March 5, 2016 at his home.Mr. Dandoy was born July 17, 1939 in DuBois, the son of Alfred and Violet (Neiswonger) Dandoy.He had worked for DeAngelo Ashphalt and the First Commonwealth Bank in maintenance, retiring in 2004.Mr. Dandoy was a member of the DuBois VFW.He liked fishing with his grandson Joel, spending time with his family and...
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Lynn George Houpt

March 1, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Mohney-Yargar Funeral Chapel, Du Bois, PA.
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L. George Houpt

December 27, 1939 - March 1, 2016

George Houpt, age 76, of DuBois, passed away on March 1, 2016.He was born December 27, 1939 in Berwick, PA; the son of the late Lynn and Creola (Kishbaugh) Houpt. He was a beloved husband to Ann Lee (Maier) Houpt whom he married January 5, 1963.George was a Presbyterian by faith. He graduated from Corning Northside High School; earned a Ceramic Engineering B.S. degree from Alfred University, and...
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Roger L. Kopshina

May 27, 1947 - February 9, 2016

Roger L. Kopshina, Sr., age 68, of DuBois, passed away on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at his residence. He was born on May 27, 1947 in DuBois, PA; a son of the late LeRoy and Marie A. (Lyons) Kopshina. Mr. Kopshina worked in maintenance at Riverside Warehouse until his retirement in 2008. He was an excellent woodworker, enjoyed spending time with his wife doing carpentry and home maintenance, and...
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Timmy Allen Haag

December 26, 1963 - February 1, 2016

Timmy Allen Haag, 52, of Troutville, passed away Monday, February 1, 2016 at his home.Mr. Haag was born December 26, 1963 in DuBois, the son of Joseph S. and Linda L. (Knarr) Haag of Troutville.He was a graduate of the DuBois Area High School.Mr. Haag had worked as a mechanic and equipment operator in the oil and coal industry.He is survived by his parents, two brothers; Bryan S. Haag and his...
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Mildred L. Clinton

October 11, 1921 - January 27, 2016

Mildred L. "Millie" Clinton, 94, of DuBois, went to be with the lord on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at the DuBois Nursing Home.She was born on October 11, 1921 in DuBois the daughter of the late Cecil Wright and Anna (Pearson) Walton. On June 10, 1938 she married the love of her life Glenn C. Clinton Sr., who passed away June 5, 2005.Millie graduated from Sandy Twp High School in 1938. She went...
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John L. Shaw

September 6, 1924 - January 20, 2016

John L. "Les" Shaw, age 91, of DuBois, passed away on Wednesday, January 20, 2016.He was born on September 6, 1924 in Clearfield, PA; a son of the late Irvin F. and Margaret (DeWalt) Shaw. On August 22, 1947 John married Betty Bellmore at the Presbyterian Church in Curwensville, PA.Mr. Shaw served in the United States Army Military Police Corps during World War II, stationed in England, France,...
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Dorothy M. Montplaisir

May 4, 1922 - January 5, 2016

Dorothy M. Montplaisir, 93, of DuBois, passed away Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at Penn Highlands DuBois.She was born on May 4, 1922 in Chicago, IL the daughter of the late William and Martha (Huizinga) Niewold.Dorothy retired from paid employment as an executive secretary and went on to do volunteer work for Meals on Wheels, Light House for the Blind and as a home companion. She was a devoted member...
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Thelma J. Zimmerman

February 25, 1943 - December 25, 2015


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Thelma J. Zimmerman

February 25, 1943 - December 25, 2015

Thelma Jean Zimmerman, 72, of Carson Hill Road, Luthersburg, passed away Thursday, December 24, 2015.Mrs. Zimmerman was born February 25, 1943, the daughter of Bryce F. and Yvonne M. (Kriner) Hartzfeld.She was a longtime employee of Kennedy Transfer, Inc. and enjoyed working for Steve Kennedy and his family.Mrs. Zimmerman was a member of St. Luke's United Church of Christ, Luthersburg and was...
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Samuel D. Alsbaugh

May 22, 1947 - December 8, 2015

Samuel D. Alsbaugh, age 68, of DuBois, passed away Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at Penn Highlands-DuBois. He was born on May 22, 1947 in Medina, NY; son of the late Samuel Cleo and Laura (Kohler) Alsbaugh. Mr. Alsbaugh served in the United Stated Marine Corp during the Vietnam War. He was a short order cook for many years, and was Presbyterian by faith. He was an avid bowler for over twenty years,...
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Merle R. Wyant

November 13, 1930 - November 30, 2015

Merle Richard "Dick" Wyant, 85, of DuBois, passed away Monday, November 30, 2015 at Christ the King Manor.He was born on November 13, 1930 in Brookville, the son of the late Frank and Bertha (McGarey) Wyant. On December 18, 1948 he married Ruth A. (Waite) Wyant, who passed away on January 16, 2006Merle was a graduate of DuBois Area High School and went on to retire from Preston Trucking after 30...
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John P. Krznarich

April 27, 1926 - November 30, 2015

John P. "JK" Krznarich, age 89, of DuBois, passed away Monday, November 30, 2015 at DuBois Nursing Home.Mr. Krznarich was born April 27, 1926 in Johnstown, PA; son of the late Ignatius and Katarina (Serbel) Krznarich.He graduated from Cresson High School, and went on to serve in the United States Navy where he served in World War II and the Korean Conflict. He served aboard the USS Hornet...
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Donna R. Indre

April 17, 1927 - November 10, 2015

Donna R. Indre, 88, of Falls Creek, passed away Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at her home.She was born on April 17, 1927 in Falls Creek the daughter of the late Charles Yount and Lotus (Bullers) Willar.Donna was employed by Willars Market, Brockway Glass and DuBois Area School Systems in the cafeteria. She was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Church. She also was a member of the Falls Creek...
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Margaret L. Aurand

September 20, 1932 - November 8, 2015

Margaret L. Aurand, age 83, of DuBois, passed away on Sunday, November 8, 2015 at UPMC Presbyterian in Pittsburgh.She was born in Luthersburg, PA on September 20, 1932; she was the daughter of the late Frank E. Aurand and Della (Gearhart) Aurand Cornman.Ms. Aurand was a 1951 graduate of Brady Township High School and attended DuBois Business College. She worked at Rockwell International for 41...
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Robert Paul Gearhart

August 19, 1962 - October 26, 2015

Robert Paul Gearhart, 53, of Stump Creek, passed away Monday, October 26, 2015 at his home.Mr. Gearhart was born August 19, 1962 in DuBois, PA, the son of Paul C. Gearhart and Elaine (Anthony) Lipscomb.He enjoyed being around and working with horses.He is survived by his mother, Elaine Lipscomb of Eglon, West Virginia, one brother and three sisters; Jeffrey Gearhart and his wife, Brenda of West...
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Aryl Reed

April 6, 1925 - October 24, 2015

Reed, Aryl Berdine, age 90 of Saint Petersburg, passed away on Saturday, October 24, 2015. She was born in Sabula, PA, on April 6, 1925 to the late Hiram Nathan Hoyt and the late Erma Agnes Beer. Aryl was a devoted member of Suncoast Cathedral Assembly of God Church and member of the American Business Women's Association. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. ...
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Bernice R. Dill

April 5, 1927 - October 24, 2015

Bernice R. Dill, 88, of DuBois, passed away Saturday, October 24, 2015 at the DuBois Nursing Home.She was born on April 5, 1927 in Weedville, PA the daughter of the late Joseph and Catherine (Whittman) Dill.Bernice was a 1945 graduate of Weedville High School and the DuBois Business College.She worked as a secretary for the General Adjustment Bureau in DuBois and went on to retire from Brockway...
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Jack F. Robinson

July 28, 1936 - October 12, 2015

Jack F. Robinson, 79 of Treasure Lake, passed away Monday, October 12, 2015 at the DuBois Nursing Home.He was born on July 28, 1936 in Austin, PA the son of the late Maynard and Pauline Robinson.Jack was retired from the United States Air Force.He was protestant by faith. He enjoyed reading and golfing.Jack is survived by his loving wife Rebecca (Groff) Robinson and a grandson Griffin Craig Hess...
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Giuseppe Scotto DiMarco

July 2, 1949 - October 11, 2015

Giuseppe Scotto DiMarco, 66, of DuBois, passed away Sunday, October 11, 2015 at Penn Highlands DuBois.He was born on July 2, 1949 in Naples, Italy the son of the late Maria Schiano and Aniello Scotto DiMarco. He went to school in Italy and graduated from business community college from Rome in 1967 after that he worked on Italian Cruisline from 1967-1971. He resided with his sister Vincenza and...
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Sally P. Nelson

March 20, 1928 - October 1, 2015

Sally Nelson, age 87, of DuBois, passed away Thursday, October 1, 2015 at the DuBois Nursing Home.She was born on March 20, 1928 in Oil City, PA; the daughter of the late Harold L. and Twila D. (DeArment) Hubbs.Mrs. Nelson was a 1944 graduate of DuBois Area Senior High School, worked at Deposit Bank as a telephone operator, and was also a homemaker.She was a member of the First United Methodist...
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Fred W. Beer

December 21, 1942 - September 29, 2015

Fred W. "Sarge" Beer age 73, of Millcreek, passed away on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at his residence, surrounded by his family.He was born in Youngstown, OH on December 21, 1942, a son of the late James and Sadie Alsbaugh Beer. Fred attended South High School in Youngstown, OH and then went on to serve in the United States Air Force. He served 20 years in the Air Force, the final four years as...
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Nina Lee Knox

November 18, 1957 - September 23, 2015

Nina Lee (Bechtel) Knox, 57, of Treasure Lake, passed away on Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA.She was born on November 18, 1957 in DuBois, PA, to Roland Bechtel Jr. and Janet (Bailey) Bechtel. She married Robert Knox on November 3, 1979 in Cincinnati, OH.Nina was a graduate of Madeira High School and the University of Cincinnati with a business degree...
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Nicole A. Snyder

November 17, 1981 - September 22, 2015

Nicole A. Snyder, 33, of DuBois, passed away Tuesday, September 22, 2015.She was born on November 17, 1981 in DuBois, the daughter of Gay (Beck) Snyder and Dennis O'Brien.She was a 2000 graduate of DuBois Area High School. She was previously employed by ICT and the Outpost. Nicole was a member of Weedville Wesleyan Church. She was a devoted and loving mother. Her greatest joy was being with her...
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Timothy J. Smith

August 2, 1972 - August 30, 2015

Timothy J. Smith, 43, of DuBois, passed away Sunday, August 30, 2015, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.He was born on August 2, 1972 in DuBois, the son of Robert E. and Betty J. (Lockwood) Smith.He graduated from Jeff Tech and Triangle Tech.Timothy was previously employed by Highland View in Brockway. He was a member of Shepard's Grace Chapel in Falls Creek. He enjoyed wood working,...
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Lillian Joan Sandin

December 28, 1928 - August 28, 2015


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Lillian Joan Sandin

December 28, 1928 - August 28, 2015

L. J. "Josie" Sandin, 86, of Spring City, PA, formally of DuBois, passed away Saturday, August 29, 2015 at Season Hospice, Phoenixville, PA.She was born on December 28, 1928 in New Castle, PA the daughter of the late Martin and Marie (Barwell) Mills. On June 10, 1950 she married M. Jerome "Jerry"Sandin, Jr., who passed away December 14, 1988.Josie was Presbyterian by faith. She enjoyed baking,...
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Harold G. Mahlon

November 11, 1937 - August 23, 2015

Harold G. Mahlon Sr. 77, of Rockton, passed away Sunday, August 23, 2015 at his home.He was born on November 11, 1937 in Grampian, the son of the late Clarence and Helen (Friedline)Mahlon. On February 3, 1960 he married Ethel "Janie" Mahlon.Harold graduated from DuBois Area High School in 1956. He was employed by Jackson China, APM and the DuBois Cleaning Company.He was a member of the Rockton...
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R. Keith Schaffner

February 8, 1919 - July 29, 2015

Schaffner, R. Keith, 96, the owner of Schaffner's Furniture Store in Falls Creek, passed away Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at Christ the King Manor.Keith was born February 8, 1919 in Punxsutawney, PA to Roy Cullen Schaffner and Zelda Domb Schaffner. He represents the fifth generation from Heinrich Schaffner, who came to America in 1816, and the third generation to own the furniture store - in the...
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Lorraine M. Costello

December 19, 1918 - July 29, 2015

Lorraine M. Costello, 96, of Treasure Lake, formally of Arnold, passed away Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at the DuBois Nursing Home, DuBois, PA.She was born on December 19, 1918 in Natrona, PA the daughter of the late Harry and Marie Bittinger.Lorraine was a member of Mt. St. Peters Church in New Kensington. She enjoyed playing bingo and being with her family.She worked as a cook for Citizens...
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Joy E. Carlson

May 29, 1936 - July 12, 2015

Joy (Joyce) E. Carlson, 79, of DuBois, passed away on Sunday, July 12, 2015 after a short illness.She was born in DuBois on May 29, 1936 on her Dad's birthday and was the daughter of the late Walter J. and Lydia (Schreiber) Faulkner.Joy was a 1954 graduate of DuBois High School and was married in DuBois on July 5, 1961 to Robert E. (Tubb) Carlson who preceded her in death on April 2, 1991.She was...
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Mary Ann Penvose

September 26, 1943 - July 8, 2015

Mary Ann Penvose, of Falls Creek, passed away at her daughter's residence on Wednesday, July 8, 2015.She was born in Luthersburg, PA on September 26, 1943; daughter of the late Carl and Florence (Dunlap) Kramer. On October 24, 1964 Mary Ann married Robert C. Penvose, who passed away on February 2, 1988.Mrs. Penvose worked at Willar's Market in Falls Creek until her retirement. She was...
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Robert L. Horner

November 13, 1950 - July 3, 2015

Robert L. "Bob" Horner, 64, of Rockton, passed away suddenly July 3, 2015 at Penn Highlands DuBois.He was born on November 13, 1950 in Helvetia, the son of the late Glenn and Mildred C. (Scott) Horner. On July 3, 2004 he married Carol (Harris) Horner.He had been a truck driver for McCauley Trucking until his retirement in 2013. Bob enjoyed spending time with his children, grandchildren, playing...
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Norma Jean Gorsuch

June 29, 2015

Norma Jean Redline-Gorsuch died peacefully, after a lengthy illness June 29, 2015 at RoseWood Assisted Living, in Johnstown Pa. Norma was born at home 230 E Walnut Ave., Altoona Pa. On August 4, 1931 To Helen Samuels Redline and Kenneth Redline. She was number 6 of 8 children born to Nell and Ken.Survived by one sister, Judith Carol Coopey. Preceded in death were sisters Mary Jane, Madeline...
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Wilma K. Hutchins

December 28, 1928 - June 29, 2015

Wilma K. Hutchins, 86 of Brookville, formally of Falls Creek, passed away Monday, June 29, 2015 at Jefferson Manor. She was born on December 28, 1928 in Luthersburg, the daughter of the late Jesse and Twila (Himes) Korb.Wilma belonged to the DuBois Hospital Auxiliary. She enjoyed quilting, traveling and hunting. She had a love for collecting ceramic shoe figurines. She is survived by her two...
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Edith M. Woodrow

November 19, 1927 - June 26, 2015

Edith M. Woodrow, age 87, of DuBois, passed away Friday, June 26, 2015 at DuBois Village.She was born in Punxsutawney on November 19, 1927; daughter of the late Robert H. and Lossie (Smith) Sheesley.Mrs. Woodrow worked at DRMC as a nutritional service worker until her retirement in 1990. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church.Survivors include: son, Lyle X. Woodrow, Jr. and wife,...
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Fred M. Arthurs

May 10, 1918 - June 5, 2015

Fred M. Arthurs, 97, formally of Falls Creek passed away Friday, June 05, 2015 at Nelsons Golden Years.He was born on May 10, 1918 in Brookville, the son of the late Fred and Beulah (Vandervort) Arthurs. On April 25, 1943 he married Gertrude "Sammy" Arthurs, who passed away November 4, 2003.Fred retired from DuBois Battery Works. He was a member of Falls Creek United Methodist Church and...
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Imogene E. Jones

November 2, 1924 - June 2, 2015

Imogene E. Jones, 90, of DuBois, passed away Tuesday, June 02, 2015 at Christ the King Manor.She was born on November 2, 1924 in DuBois the daughter of the late Charles E. and Mildred (Brobst) Heberling. On December 31, 1941 she married William H. "Bill" Jones who passed away August 13, 2001.Imogene worked at Riverside as a sales clerk. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in...
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Mary Louise Shobert

June 4, 1920 - May 19, 2015

Mary Louise Shobert, 94, of DuBois, went to be with her Lord and Savior at the DuBois Nursing Home on May 19, 2015.She was born on June 4, 1920 in Falls Creek, PA the daughter of the late Ida R. and Leroy J. Miller. She was married for 64 years to the late Wayne A. Shobert, Jr. , who passed away on April 26, 2015.After graduating high school she went on to be a Lab Technician in the DuBois...
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Shirley E. Wilcox

July 12, 1925 - May 9, 2015

Shirley E. Wilcox, age 89, of Falls Creek, passed away Saturday May 9, 2015 at Penn Highlands DuBois.She was born July 12, 1925, the daughter of the late George and Sadie Ealene (Miller) McCauslin.Mrs. Wilcox was a graduate from Sandy Township High School, member of Christ Lutheran Church, and a homemaker. Survivors include: daughter, Janice (Don) Wilcox Crouch; son, Dale (Wilma) Wilcox; two...
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Sara Borland

April 2, 1919 - May 8, 2015

Sara "Sally" Borland, 96, of DuBois, passed away Friday, May 8, 2015 at the DuBois Nursing Home. Mrs. Borland was born April 2, 1919 in DuBois, the daughter of William and Jennie (Shaffer) Anderson.She was a graduate of Sandy Township High School and DuBois Business College.Mrs. Borland had been employed by Brockway Glass.She was a member of the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church where she was a...
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Mildred E. Haag

December 15, 1930 - May 4, 2015

Mildred E. Haag, age 84, of DuBois, passed away Monday, May 4, 2015 at Christ the King Manor.Born December 15, 1930 in DuBois, PA; daughter of the late Ira and Wilma (Syler) Jacobson.She was a graduate of DuBois High School, worked at B.F. Goodyear Golf Ball Manufacturing in DuBois, and was a homemaker.Survivors include daughter, Annette Hartz of DuBois; four grandchildren, David Hartz, Jeff Haag...
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Wayne A. Shobert

April 3, 1921 - April 26, 2015

Wayne A. Shobert, Jr., age 94 of DuBois, went to be with his Lord and Savior at DuBois Nursing Home on Sunday, April 26, 2015.Born April 3, 1921 in DuBois; he was the son of the late Wayne and Clara (Stormer) Shobert.He graduated from DuBois High School, and was a Veteran of World War II having served in the Marine Corps. He worked for the B & O Railroad as a machinist out of Punxsutawney and...
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Leo J. Rodgick

March 5, 2015 - April 25, 2015

Leo J. Rodgick, age 89, previously of Reynoldsville, passed away Saturday, April 25 2015 at Friendship Ridge in Beaver, PA.He was born March 5, 1926 in DuBois, son of the late John T. and Anna (Goodford) Rodgick.Mr. Rodgick served as an Army Air Corp Corporal in WWII, worked for Airco Speer and JC Penney until his retirement. He enjoy Golfing, NASCAR and was a lifetime dedicated Pittsburgh Sports...
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Elizabeth M. Hoover

July 1, 1929 - April 23, 2015

Elizabeth M. "Betty" Hoover, 85 of DuBois, passed away peacefully Thursday, April 23, 2015at the DuBois Nursing home.Mrs. Hoover was born July 1, 1929 in Curwensville, the daughter of Joseph George andMary Ann (Mokerish) Lash.She was protestant by faith.Elizabeth was a housewife and a secretary for her husband's Chiropractic practice.She was a wonderful mom and grandmother "Nan" with a great...
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Nancy L. Duttry

July 10, 1945 - April 21, 2015

Nancy L. Duttry, age 69, of DuBois, passed away Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at Christ the King Manor.She was born July 10, 1945 in DuBois, daughter of the late Kenneth and Florence (Hoover) Reitz .Ms. Duttry was employed at DuBois Nursing Home as a care nurse and restorative aide. She was a 1964 graduate of DuBois Area High School. She enjoyed crocheting and spending time with her family.Survivors...
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Mary Emma Clinton

October 19, 1926 - April 19, 2015

Mary Emma Clinton, 88 of DuBois went to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 19, 2015 at Christ the King Manor.She was born October 19, 1926 in Houston Township, Clearfield County, the daughter of late Blake and Mildred (Kantz) Hoyt.Mary had worked at Brockway Glass as a packer and Bell Telephone as an operator.She was a member of Narrows Creek Church.Mary was a graduate of Sandy Township, and a...
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Rosena H. Voelker

March 2, 1925 - April 15, 2015

Rosena H. Voelker, 90 of DuBois, passed away April 15, 2015 at Christ the King Manor.She was born March 2, 1925 in Clearfield, PA; the daughter of the late Adam W. and Esther (Ogden) Hummel. On September 17, 1955 she married Paul O.Voelker, who passed away November 1, 1992.She graduated from Indiana Hospital School of Nursing in 1946. Rosena also attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania and...
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Iva Mae Smith

April 7, 1934 - April 7, 2015

Iva Mae Smith, age 81, formerly of DuBois, passed away Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville. She was born April 7, 1934 in Duke Center, PA; daughter of the late Golvin Davis Regis and Laura Belle (Gridley) Regis.Mrs. Smith was primarily a homemaker, an also held several secretarial positions throughout her life. She enjoyed bird watching, writing letters and sharing words...
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Shirley N. Heitzenrater

June 4, 1925 - April 3, 2015


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James Lee Tudor

August 22, 1949 - March 31, 2015

James L. Tudor, age 65, of Falls Creek, passed away Wednesday, March 31, 2015 at the Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh. He was born August 22, 1949 in DuBois, PA; son of the late Irvin J. and Mabel Shaffer Tudor. James worked at Owens-Illinois plant in Brockway as a maintenance technician. He enjoyed gardening and cars.He was a member of the Toastmasters, the Fraternal Order of the Eagles...
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Shirley N. Heitzenrater

June 4, 1925 - March 30, 2015

Shirley N. Heitzenrater, age 89, of DuBois, passed away Monday, March 30, 2015 at Christ the King Manor.Mrs. Heitzenrater was born in Reynoldsville on June 4, 1925; daughter of the late Lula I. (Thomas) Guthrie.She worked at Cameron, Punxsutawney Sportswear, Rossiter Shoe Factory, and Vista Village Apartments throughout her life before retiring.Mrs. Heitzenrater was a member of the Temple Baptist...
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Phyllis C. Shirokey

August 3, 1930 - March 16, 2015

Phyllis Christine Shirokey/ Sheroka, age 84, of DuBois, passed away Monday, March 16, 2015 at her residence surrounded by her family. Mrs. Shirokey was born August 3, 1930 in DuBois; daughter of the late Richard and Daisy (Long) Johnson. Phyllis graduated from DuBois High School in 1947 and went to nursing school to become a candy striper at DuBois Hospital. She moved Schenectady, NY to pursue a...
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Helen M. Zaczyk

February 18, 1921 - March 9, 2015

Helen M. Zaczyk, 94, of DuBois, passed away Monday, March 09, 2015, Manor Care in Greentree.She was born on February 18, 1921 in DuBois, the daughter of the late Andrew and Mary (Motto) Bockoras. On February 19, 1944 she married Michael Zaczyk, who passed away on February 13, 2002.Helen worked as a seamstress for 22 years at Ideal Products.She was a member of St Michael the Archangel Church,...
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Mary Jane Hottel

January 16, 1935 - March 1, 2015

Mary Jane Hottel, 80, of DuBois, passed away Sunday, March 1, 2015 at Penn Highlands DuBois.She was born on January 16, 1935, the daughter of the late William and Ella Ruth (Boyer) Robinson.Mary Jane attended Mt. Zion United Methodist Church and Tri-County Church. Her hobbies included puzzles and gambling. She is survived by her two daughters: Rosemary Doane of Falls Creek and Ella Ruth Gregori...
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W. Glenn Frost

August 22, 1920 - February 26, 2015

W. Glenn Frost, 94, of DuBois, passed away Thursday, February 26, 2015 at Christ the King Manor.He was born on August 22, 1920 in Albany, NY the son of the late Wilbur L. and Mina (Hair) Frost.Glenn attended Brookville Area Schools. He was employed by BG Service Company in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and since 1977, in West Palm Beach, FL. He was the manager of the Machine Production Dept. He was a...
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Mildred Mae Chittester

December 14, 1919 - February 23, 2015

Mildred Mae Chittester, 95, of DuBois, entered into eternal rest February 23, 2015 under the loving care of the DuBois Nursing Home.She was born on December 14, 1919 in DuBois the daughter of the late Harry E. and Beryl (Wineberg) Foster. She was married to the late Kenneth M. Chittester for over 70 years.Mildred was a lifelong member of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday...
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Edwin C. Nelson

June 23, 1919 - February 19, 2015

Edwin C. "Swede" Nelson 95, of Rockton, passed away Thursday, February 19, 2015 at the DuBois Nursing Home.He was born on June 23, 1919 in Mt. Zion, Clearfield, the son of the late Charles and Idora (Hoover) Nelson. On May 15, 1939 he married Thelma (Vokes)"Chum" Nelson, who passed away on September 29, 2008.Edwin was a graduate of Clearfield High School. He went on to serve in the United...
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Barbara M. Dietz

February 10, 1949 - February 13, 2015

Barbara M. Dietz, 66 of DuBois, passed away Friday, February 13, 2015 at the DuBois Nursing Home.Ms. Dietz was born February 10, 1949 in Ridgway, PA the daughter of Anthony and Frances (Polaski) Olewinski.She was a member of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Johnsonburg. She enjoyed playing cards, bingo and crocheting.Ms. Dietz is survived by two brothers; Joe Olewinski and his wife Dorothy of...
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Margaret McFarland

December 9, 1921 - February 13, 2015

Margaret "Peg" McFarland, 93, of DuBois, passed away Friday, February 13, 2015 at Christ The King Manor.Mrs. McFarland was born December 9, 1921 at Bearlake, PA the daughter of Rollin and Louie (Bailey) Cooper.She received her education from Mars High School, Slippery Rock University and Suburban General Hospital School of Nursing, Belview, PA.Mrs. McFarland retired from Freedom Area School as a...
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Doris Robb

February 8, 2015


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Doris Robb

October 7, 1920 - February 8, 2015

Doris "Dee" Robb, 94, of Palm City, FL, formally of DuBois, passed way February 8, 2015 at her home.Born on October 7, 1920, the daughter of the late Marshall S. and Nellie (Peck) Allen. On June 26, 1946 she married Dr. harry J. Robb, who passed away on December 19, 1988.Dee was a member of First United Methodist Church, DuBois. She was an avid golfer. She is survived by her son, Harry Alan Robb...
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Norma S. Yount

January 22, 1925 - January 11, 2015

Norma S. Yount, 89, of Falls Creek, passed away Sunday, January 11, 2015 at Christ the King Manor. She was born on January 22, 1925 in Franklin, PA the daughter of the late Howard and Mayme (Braden) Sharrow. On September 13, 1945 she married Arthur E. Yount, who passed away December 4, 2007.Norma worked for Brockway Glass for 37 years. She was a member of the Falls Creek Christian Missionary...
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E. Mae Shaffer

November 13, 1922 - January 5, 2015

E. Mae Shaffer, age 92, of DuBois, passed away Monday, January 5, 2015 at DuBois Nursing Home.Mrs. Shaffer was born November 13, 1922 in DuBois, the daughter of the late Isaac Smith and Margaret Lorena (Heilburn) Smith.She was the owner of Country Casuals.Mrs. Shaffer was a graduate of DuBois High School and a member of DuBois Christian and Missionary Alliance Church.She is survived by her son R....
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Esther M. Pifer

August 8, 1926 - December 18, 2014

Esther M. Pifer of Erie formerly of DuBois, passed away peacefully in her sleep Thursday, December 18, 2014 at St. Mary Asberry Ridge, Erie, PA will be sadley missed by her cherished family and friends.Born in Sabula she was the daughter of William H. and Mary C. (Himes) Murray.Mrs. Pifer was a homemaker and was a custodian for the DuBois Area High School for over twenty-two years.She was a...
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Blair E. Collins

December 16, 2014


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Beverly Yount

April 3, 1948 - December 15, 2014

Beverly Yount, age 66, of Reynoldsville, passed away Monday, December 15, 2014 at Penn Highlands DuBois. Beverly was born April 3, 1948 in DuBois, the daughter of William Ball, Sr. and Catherine (Davis) Ball.She was a homemaker, member of First Baptist Church in Reynoldsville, and served as a Sunday school teacher for many years.She is survived by her father; husband of 46 years, Paul Yount whom...
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Hazel Shaddock

August 17, 1922 - December 3, 2014

Hazel Shaddock, age 92, of DuBois passed away on Wednesday, December 3, 2014, at her residence. A memorial service will be held at Mohney-Yargar Funeral Chapel, Inc. on Sunday, April 5, 2015 at 2:30 pm with Pastor Kelly Schanely officiating.Full military honors will be recorded by the DuBois Area Honor Guard will be on Monday, April 6, 2015 at 11:00 am at the Chapel in Morningside Cemetery.Burial...
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Margaret J. Dudurich

September 25, 1927 - November 20, 2014

Margaret J. Dudurich, 87, of DuBois, passed away Thursday, November 20, 2014 at Christ the King Manor.Mrs. Dudurich was born September 25, 1927 in DuBois, the daughter of Stephen and Rhonda (Edinger) Duttry.She was employed by Jeffers Electronics until it closed, was a teacher's aide at Glendale School District, and retired from DDJ Manufacturing in Madera.Mrs. Dudurich was a member of the Light...
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