Obituaries

James N. "Jim" Hoffman

James  N. "Jim"  Hoffman

James N. "Jim" Hoffman, 70, of Clintonville passed away January 18, 2015 at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital.
Born October 26, 1944 on his family farm outside of Clintonville he was the son of the late Norman M. Hoffman and the late Anna Margaret Cassedy Hoffman.
Jim graduated from Victory Joint High School in 1962, he then enlisted in the Army Reserves from 1962 to 1966. He was active member in the American Legion in Clintonville for many years, marching in Clintonville Parades with the other local veterans.

Robert A. Alworth

ROBERT A. ALWORTH

ROBERT A. ALWORTH, 84, of Jefferson Manor, Brookville, formerly of West Freedom (Parker), Pa. passed away Friday afternoon (01-16-15) at the Manor where he had resided for some time.
Born in Eldorado, Butler Co., Pa. on February 26, 1930, he was the son of the late Thomas and Margaret Karnes Alworth.
Bob was first married to Mary Jane Stewart who passed away in 1979. He later married Dorothy Wile who survives.
He was a longtime member of the West Freedom United Methodist Church where he held many offices involved with the operation of the church.

Freda E. Moyer

Freda E. Moyer

Freda E. Moyer, 94, of Oil City, formerly of Knox, went to be with the Lord Saturday evening, January 17, 2015 at Oakwood Heights.
Mrs. Moyer was born in the village of Van, Cranberry Twp., on March 4, 1920. She was the daughter of John LeRoy and Angeline Culp O’Neil.
Freda was a long time active member of the Oil City Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, where she and her late husband were active in the church choir and youth ministries.

H. Sam Cunningham

H. Sam Cunningham

H. Sam Cunningham, age 68, of Chicora died Saturday, January 17, 2015 following a short illness in the VNA Inpatient Hospice in Butler.

He was retired after 27 years from Ervin Industries in East Butler, PA. He was very active in the Chicora Fire Department where he was presently serving on the Board of Directors and was Captain of the Fire Police. He served faithfully on the Chicora Borough Council since August 2006 until the present and was, also, affiliated with the Steighner Funeral Home.

Daryl M. “Red” Davis

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Daryl M. “Red” Davis, 82, of Airport Rd., Emlenton, a retired Allegheny-Clarion Valley High School teacher and well-known area lay minister, went to be with the Lord Tuesday evening, January 13, 2015 at his home while surrounded by his loving family.
Red was born in Sheakleyville, Mercer County, on November 16, 1932. He was the son of the late J. Daryl and Mary Wilson Davis.

Virginia A. Hawk Lemmon

VIRGINIA A. HAWK LEMMON, 85, of Lyndora, Pa. (Butler Co.) passed away late Saturday afternoon January 3, 2015 at Clarview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center at Sligo following an illness.
Born in Wildcat, Clarion Co., Pa. on October 10, 1929, she was daughter of the late Harold and Nellie Walter Mortimer.
She was protestant by faith.
Virginia enjoyed working with silk floral arrangements, and made and donated many such arrangements to nursing home residents.
She was also an avid bingo player.

Ruby A. Sheatz Keely

Ruby A. Sheatz Keely

Ruby A. Keely of Knox was welcomed into the arms of her loving Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on January 3, 2015.
Ruby, 90, was born December 23, 1924, the daughter of Guy L. Sheatz and Elsie M. Mitchell Sheatz.

Paul J. Lichanec

Paul J. Lichanec

Paul J. Lichanec, 84, of Clearfield Rd., Fenelton, died early Friday morning, January 2, 2015 at Concordia Lutheran Ministries in Cabot.
Paul was born in Clearfield Twp. on April 24, 1930. He was the son of Paul and Dorothy Bruner Lichanec. He was a 1948 graduate of Butler High School. Paul was a member of St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic church in Coylesville. Mr. Lichanec retired from Penn Dixie Cement Corporation in 1993.

Carl "Edgy" E. Brammer

Carl "Edgy" E. Brammer

Carl "Edgy" E. Brammer, 63, of East Brady, passed away on December 29th, at his residence after a brief illness.
Carl was born in Pittsburgh, on October 18, 1951, to the late Albert Vondon and Dolores M. Rogers Brammer.
"Wild Bird", as he was known to his friends graduated from Peabody High School and began a 35 year career with Iron City Brewing in the bottling department.
He loved Iron City Brewing, and was an avid pool player as well as enjoying horse shoes. Carl had a zest for life and always had a good time.

Paul Morton Dreibelbis

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Paul Morton Dreibelbis, 104, of Emlenton, passed away quietly on Christmas evening, December 25, 2014 at his daughter’s home in Madison, OH.
Mr. Dreibelbis was born on September 15, 1910 at his ancestral farm in Emlenton and was the son of John Adam and Amy Boyer Dreibelbis.
Paul attended Whitehall School, East Home, and completed his high school education at Emlenton High School. He was accepted at Allegheny College in 1926. There he ran cross country and track and graduated in 1930 with a degree in European History and education.

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