Donald E. Reigel, 77, of 77 W. 4th St., Emporium died  at WCA Hospital, Jamestown, New York Thursday night (September 22,  2011)
 He was born July 1, 1934 in Kane a son of the late William P. and Clara  Benson Reigel.
 On November 19, 1934 in St. Callistus Catholic Church, Kane he married  Betty Espin Reigel, who Survives.

 Mr. Reigel graduated from Kane High School class of 1952. He was a retired  salesman in the powder metal industy for many years. He was a member of St.  Mark Catholic Church and has served on Parish Council. He was a member of  several local organizations. He enjoyed golfing and his grandchildren.

Surviving
 In addition to Betty Espin Reigel
 Son: William P. Reigel and his wife Rena, Emporium

 
Son: Michael E. Reigel and his wife Lisa, St. Marys
 Son: David Reigel and his wife Scarlett, Emporium
 7 Grandchildren Christina, Jennifer, Dylan, Zachary, Audra, Ali &  Carly
 3 Great Grandchildren Richard, Boden & Cambry
 Brother: Frank Reigel, Oklahoma
 Sister: Mary, Mrs. Allen Dickerson, Waterloo, NY
 Sister: Dorothy, Mrs. Gene Null, Gifford
 Five: Half Brothers
 One: Half Sister
Preceded in Death By
 Parents: William P. and Clara Benson Reigel
 2 Brothers: James and Harry Reigel

Visitation with Video Tribute will be at the Barnett  Funeral Home on Monday from 3-7 PM. Knights of Columbus ritual will be at  6:30 PM.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at the St. Mark  Catholic Church, 235 East Fourth Street, Emporium on Tuesday  (September 27, 2011) at 10:30 AM with Rev. Paul S. Siebert, Pastor, as  Celebrant.
 Burial will be in the St. Mark Catholic Cemetery, Emporium.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Cameron County Ambulance  Service, 299 E. Second St., Emporium, PA 15834 or to the Emporium Volunteer  Fire Department, 421 N. Broad St., Emporium, PA 15834 or to St. Mark Catholic  Church, 235 E. 4th Street, Emporium, PA 15834 or to charity of donors  choice.
 
 Online Condolences may be placed at www.BarnettFuneralHome.net
 
 BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.
 
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Nancy L. Victory Farrar, 78, of 324 W. 4th St., Emporium died at Elk Regional Health Center, St. Marys on Wednesday (September 21, 2011) morning.

She was born June 24, 1933 in St. Mary a daughter of the late Harvey and Margaret Bickmire Tompkins.

Mrs. Farrar attended Cameron County Schools and lived her entire life in Emporium. She had worked at Dominicos and the Buttonwood. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.

Surviving
Daughter: Donna Barton Hewitt, Emporium
3 Grandchildren: Jill, Mrs. Kirk Gibbs, Terry Coveney and Robin Chemsak
8 Great Grandchildren
Brother: Ronald Tompkins, Emporium
Brother: Jack Tompkins, Rochester, NY
Preceded in Death By
Parents: Harvey and Margaret Bickmire Tompkins
Son: Richard Victory
Daughter: Deborah Victory

There will be No Visitation. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service at the Barnett Funeral Home 207 E. Fourth Street, Emporium on Sunday, (September 25, 2011) at 6:00 PM with Rev. Rock Pifer, Pastor, Free Metholist Church, officiating.

Burial will be in the Newton Cemetery, Emporium.

Online Condolences may be placed at www.BarnettFuneralHome.net
Barnett Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.

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Peggy Ann Samick, 79, of 138 Airport Road, St. Marys, died on Monday morning, September 19, 2011 at Pinecrest Manor following a lengthy illness.
She was born September 4, 1932 in Cameron County, a daughter of Dorothy Berry Card of Sterling Run and the late Charles Orville Card.
On January 2, 1961 in Emporium, she married the late Albert M. "Loppo" Samick, Jr., who preceded her in death on October 30, 1999.

Mrs. Samick was Protestant by faith. She and her husband lived in Welaka, Florida for many years and enjoyed the time they had spent there. She enjoyed reading, crafts, knitting and crocheting. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by:
Son: Glenn "Dick" Lyon and his wife Joyce, Emporium
Daughter: Pamela Samick, St. Marys
Daughter: Sheila, Mrs. Larry Samick, St. Marys
6 Grandchildren
11 Great Grandchildren
Brother: Eugene Card and his wife Glenda, Sterling Run
Brother: Steven Card and his wife Patricia, MA
Sister: Shirley, Mrs. Grover Reed, OH
Sister: Esther, Mrs. William Sprung, FL
Sister: Phyllis, Mrs. Charles Eskew, FL
Sister: Dorothy Lewis, Emporium
Numerous: nieces and nephews

In addition to her father and husband, she was preceded in death by:
Daughter: in infancy
Son: Eugene C. "Tuck" Lyon
2 Brothers: Charles "Joe" Card and David Card
2 Sons-in-law: Leo "Winkle" Samick and Scott "Lou" Samick

Funeral Services for Peggy Ann Samick will be held at the Lynch-Green Funeral Home, 151 North Michael Street, St. Marys, on Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 4:00 PM with Rev. Chris Kindle, Pastor of 1st UMC, officiating.

The family will greet and receive friends prior to the funeral on Wednesday from 2 pm until the time of the service.


Burial will be in the St. Marys Protestant Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Community Nurses Inc., 757 Johnsonburg Rd., Suite 200, St. Marys, PA 15857 or to Pinecrest Manor Memorial Fund, 763 Johnsonburg Rd., St. Marys, PA 15857.

Online condolences may be placed at www.LynchGreenFuneralHome.com

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Sidney D. "Sid" Summerson, 70, of 9647 Wykoff Run Rd., Sinnemahoning, died at Shadyside Hospital-UPMC, Pittsburgh on Monday (September 19, 2011) afternoon. He was born June 19, 1941 in Punxsutawney, a son of the late Dalton "Dean" and Arlene Bair Summerson.

On September 1, 1967 in Benezette he married Mary Bonzo Summerson, who Survives.
Mr. Summerson graduated from Cameron County High School. He worked at Cameron Manufacturing for many years and also was a self employed truck driver later driving for PermaGrain. He also was a caretaker for Campowners Association. He was a member of the Down County Baptist Church.

Surviving
In addition to Mary Bonzo Summerson
Son: Sidney Summerson, Jr. and his wife Peg, Benezette
Daughter: Jean Trayer, Emporium
Daughter: Leslie Wellar and her husband Willie, Morrisdale
Daughter: Vallery Dillen and her husband , Eagle River, AK
Son: Scott Summerson, Sinnemahoning
Son: Daniel Summerson, Sinnemahoning
11 Grandchildren
5 Great Grandchildren
Brother: Ronald Summerson and his wife Nancy, Sinnemahoning
Brother: Dennis Summerson, Emporium

Preceded in Death By
Parents: Dalton "Dean" and Arlene Bair Summerson

There will be No Visitation.
A Memorial Service will be announced at a later date.

Memorial Contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, Cameron Unit, P.O. Box 62, 135 W. Fourth St., Emporium, PA 15834 or to the Down County Baptist Church, Driftwood PA 15832

Online Condolences may be placed at www.BarnettFuneralHome.net
Barnett Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.

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Debra A. Murray, 57, of 956 Murrays Mountain Rd., Emporium died at Elk Regional Health Center, St. Marys on Monday (September 12, 2011) afternoon following a brief illness. She was born August 3, 1954 in DuBois a daughter of the late Frederick and Mary Lou Reitz Jackson.

On September 28, 1980 in Bloomsburg she married Erwin L. Murray, Jr., who survives.

Mrs. Murray graduated from Cameron County High School in the class of 1972. She had worked at Pennsylvania Pressed Metals as a secretary and retired from Adelphia in 2005. She loved sewing, knitting sweaters for many people, making quilts, crafting, camping the beach and hunting.

Surviving:   In addition to her husband Erwin L. Murray, Jr.

Son: Eric Crasper, Tallahassee, FL

Daughter: Amber R. Murray, Coatesville, PA

Daughter: Autumn M. Murray, St. Marys

One Granddaughter Samantha

Brother: Fred Jackson and his wife Sarah, Emporium

Two Half-sisters: Buffy Jackson and Jodie Fike, Erie

Preceded in Death By

Parents: Fredrick and Mary Lou Reitz Jackson

Sister: Jean Pugh who died April 29, 2010

There will be No Visitation. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Service will be held at the First Presbyterian Church 205 East Fourth Street, Emporium on Saturday, September 17, 2011 at 1:30 PM with Rev. Philip W. Sanders, Pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in the Newton Cemetery, Emporium

Barnett Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements

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Anna Marie (Tipton) Simpson, 74, of  Hagerstown, MD., formerly of Emporium, PA., went to be with her Lord and  Savior on Wednesday, September 7, 2011 after a lengthy illness.

Born on June 25, 1937 in Lonaconing,  MD., she was the daughter of the late Charles William and Elmira Mae (Morton)  Tipton.  She was a graduate of Fort Hill High School in Cumberland,  MD.  She loved ceramics and crafts but her greatest joy was her  children, grandchildren and family.  She was a faithful pastor’s  wife and along with her husband Dwight served Churches in Pennsylvania for  over 35 years.

Anna Marie is survived by her husband of  54 years Dwight of Hagerstown, MD., her daughter Donna Rose and husband  Steven of Hagerstown, MD.  Sons, D. Randall Simpson and wife Sheri of  Hollidaysburg, PA., Brian Simpson of St. Marys, PA., and Brent Simpson and  wife Idalee of Hummelstown, PA.  Her grand-children, Daniel and Nathan  Rose of Hagerstown, MD., Brandon and Zachary Simpson of Hollidaysburg, PA.,  and Emma Grace, Grayson and Abram Simpson of Hummelstown, PA.  Three  brothers, Charles “Bill” Tipton and wife Faye of Cumberland, MD.,  Joseph Tipton and wife Carol of Wiley Ford, WV., and Dennis Tipton of  Cumberland, MD.  One sister, Marlene (Tipton) Cosgrove and husband  Laurence of Westernport, MD.  Two sister-in-laws, Linda (Hazelwood)  Tipton of Corpus Christi, Texas and Bonnie (Wilson) Tipton of Cumberland,  MD.

In addition to her parents, she was  preceded in death by three brothers, George, Kenneth and John  “Jack” along with two sisters, Elizabeth and Iona.

A memorial service will be held at  Minnich’s Funeral Home, 415 East Wilson Blvd. in Hagerstown, MD   21740 on Saturday, September 24, 2011 at 11:00 am.  The family will  receive friends one hour prior to the service.  A graveside service will  follow at Sunset Memorial Park in Cumberland, MD.  The Rev. Steven Rose,  son-in-law, will officiate.

Memorial donations may be made to either  Faith Baptist Church, P. O. Box 128, Emporium, PA 15834 or Down County  Baptist Church, P.O. Box 81, Driftwood, PA 15832.


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Kendyl M. Shaffer, 14, of 240 W Allegany Ave., Emporium, died at Childrens Hospital-UPMC, Pittsburgh on Thursday (September 8, 2011) night.
She was born April 12, 1997 in St. Marys a daughter of Kenneth and Julie Bauer Shaffer, Emporium

Kendyl was a 9th grade student at Cameron County High School.
She was actively involved in Cheerleading, Softball, rollerblading, piano and guitar.
She was a member of St. Mark Catholic Church.

Surviving in addition to her parents are brothers Adam and Ryan Shaffer of Emporium.
Paternal Grandfather: Kenneth Shaffer and his wife Donna, Gardeau
Paternal Grandmother: Sharon Baughman and her husband Buzz, Driftwood
Maternal Grandparents: Gerard and Debbie Bauer, Beaver Dam, WI.
Several: Aunts and Uncles

Visitation with Video Tribute will be at the Barnett Funeral Home on Monday from 5:00 - 8:00 PM, where a Vigil Service will be held at 7:45 PM.

Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated St. Mark Catholic Church, 235 E. Fourth St., Emporium on Tuesday (September 13, 2011) at 10:30 AM with Rev. Paul S. Siebert, Pastor, as Celebrant.

Burial will be in the St. Mark Catholic Cemetery, Emporium

Online Condolences may be placed at www.BarnettFuneralHome.net
Barnett Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.

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Percy "Papa Joe" Bailey, 78, of 40 W. 5th St., Emporium, died at Elk Haven Nursing Home, St. Marys on Saturday (September 3, 2011) morning. He was born October 12, 1932 in Sinnamahoning a son of the late Bruce and Gladys Summerson Bailey.

Mr. Bailey graduated from Emporium High School and served with the US Army during the Korean War. Joe retired from Keller Oil in St. Marys where he worked for many years and drove many miles during his employment. He later worked for GKN as a night watchmen and a driver. He was a member of the Sinnamahoning and Sterling Run United Methodist Churchs. He enjoyed painting, fishing, the Pittsburgh Steelers, playing softball and sponsoring the "Pappa Joes" Softball team.

Surviving:
Daughter: Brenda Bailey and Ken Horning, Emporium
Son: Randy Bailey, Driftwood
Son: P.J. Bailey and his wife Carissa, Universal City, TX
2 Grandchildren : Shane and Joelle Bailey
Sister: Maxine Weinhardt, Williamsport
Sister: Ella Mae Gribble, Emporium
Several: Nieces and Nephews
Preceded in Death By:
Parents: Bruce and Gladys Summerson Bailey

The family will greet friends at the church one hour prior to the service.

A Memorial Service will be held at the Sinnemahoning United Methodist Church Route 120, Sinnemahoning on Tuesday, (September 6, 2011) at 11:00 AM with Rev. Timothy Rogers, Pastor officiating.

A Military Service will be accorded by the Cameron County Memorial Detail following the memorial service.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Sterling Run United Methodist Church, c/o Rev. Timothy Rogers, 6446 Gardner Hill Rd., Weedville, PA 15868

Online Condolences may be placed at www.BarnettFuneralHome.net
Barnett Funeral home entrusted with arrangements.

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