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Janet L. "Jan" Hampton, 66, of 79 Turkeyfoot Drive, Emporium, PA died peacefully at her residence, surrounded by her family on Tuesday (May 16, 2017) afternoon. She was born May 9, 1951 in St. Marys, PA a daughter of the late George and Celine Gerber Singer. On February 7, 1970 in Emporium, PA she married David "Frog" Hampton, who survives. Jan spent her entire life in her beloved home town of Emporium. She graduated from CCHS in 1969. 

 She was married to her one and only love, her high school sweetheart, for over 47 years. 


 She had a deep love of family, crafting, singing, and teaching kids about nature. She worked for the Cameron County School District as a teacher’s aide for 23 years. She retired in 2016 after working 18 years as the Cameron County Conservation District manager. She was a member of the First Baptist Church where she served on the Board of Christian Education. She served on the Cameron County Fair Board, the Cameron County School Board, Sylvan Heritage Council, the Garden Club, Volleyball coach, Drama Club advisor, PA Envirothon, Eastern Star, Girl Scouts, CCOYA, children’s choir director, and Headwaters RC&D council. She was a substitute teacher at St. Mark’s daycare and enjoyed helping at the Cameron County Family Center events. She loved being an announcer for the home track meets, selling tickets at the football games and running the clock for the volleyball. Hometown Mentors recently awarded her the “You Make a Difference” award for her lifelong work in Cameron County. She was known for her random acts of kindness, her infections laugh, and for making people smile. 


She is survived by her husband David "Frog" Hampton and one daughter, Joy Hampton Coffey and husband Eric, DuBois; two grandchildren Jenna Marie Coffey & Jarod Hampton Coffey; brother, Michael (Marcella) Singer, Emporium; sister, Susie Singer, Johnsonburg; brother, George (Peach) Singer, Newton, NC; brother, Jim (Debbie) Singer, Emporium; brother, Bob (Pam) Singer, Hollidaysburg; 


She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Celine Gerber Singer and one brother, Clifford Singer, 


Visitation will be at the Barnett Funeral Home, 207 East 4th St., Emporium, PA on Saturday from 10:00 -11:30 AM followed by a Memorial Mass of Christian Burial to be Celebrated at St. Mark Catholic Church, 235 East Fourth Street, Emporium, PA at 12:00 PM with Rev. Paul S. Siebert, Pastor, as Celebrant and Rev. James R. Horton, Jr., officiating 


 Memorial Contributions may be made to the charity of the donors choice. 


 Online Condolences may be placed at


Robert Seiders, 78 of Sinnamahoning passed away, while surrounded by his family, at his residence on Sunday morning (May 14, 2017). 


He was born November 8, 1938 in Lancaster, PA a son of the late Robert and Martha Bixler Seiders. He was married to Carole Brown Seiders. Bob served with the US Army and was a member of the Sinnemahoning Sportsmen Club, May Hollow Sportsmen Club, American Legion, Christabelle Club (K OF C), Cameron County Vets Club and a life member (1961) of Loyal Order of Moose. 


He is survived by his wife Carole Seiders, children Angelia Puccio (Rod McCaslin), Frank Puccio (Tami), Lori Heatley (Bruce), Michelle Cryer, Sharon Fowler, several grandchildren and great grandchildren; sisters, Elaine Givens (Paul) and Amanda Pennypacker (Warren).


 He was preceded in death by parents Robert and Martha Bixler Seiders and a sister Janet Helt. 


Visitation will be Thursday, May 25, 2017 from 3:00-4:00 PM. 


The American Legion will hold Memorial Service at 4:00 PM followed by a military honors by Cameron County Memorial Detail. 


In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, Cameron Unit, P.O. Box 62, 135 W. Fourth St., Emporium, PA 15834


George C. Sowers, 80, of 13355 Route 120, Emporium, PA died at UPMC-Presbyterian, Pittsburgh, PA on Thursday (May 11, 2017) evening. He was born October 28, 1936 in Spring Mount, PA a son of the late Warren and Hazel Danekar Sowers. On August 29, 1964 in Spring Mount, PA he married Diane Berry, who survives. George worked for the Cameron County School District as a maintenance supervisor for many years. He and his wife Diane were foster parents for over 30 years. He loved spending time with his children and grandchildren. George enjoyed playing guitar and tinkering with his many tractors. He had a great love for God. 


He is survived by his wife Diane Sowers, son, George T. "Ted" (Penny) Sowers, Emporium; daughter, Joy (Dennis) McKimm, Emporium; daughter, Karen (Keith) LaBrozzi, Lufkin, TX; daughter, Peggy (Gary) Heckman, Emporium; daughter, Andi (Martin Lyon) Sowers, Emporium; son, Steve (Danielle) Sowers, Howard, PA; thirteen grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren, brother, Robert (Eleanor) Sowers, Zieglersville, PA and a sister, Betty (George) Shaner, Fagleysville, PA.


 He was preceded in death by his parents, Warren and Hazel Danekar Sowers; a grandson, Keith Edward LaBrozzi; two sisters, Delores VanEvery & Patricia Lick;

 two brothers, John & Warren Sowers,


 A Memorial Service will be held at the Barnett Funeral Home, 207 E. Fourth Street, Emporium, PA on Monday (May 15, 2017) at 6:00 PM with Rev. James Eastman, officiating. 


Visitation will be one hour prior to the Service. 


Memorial Contributions may be made to Cameron County SPCA, 678 South Mountain Rd., Emporium, PA 15834 


Online Condolences may be placed at


 BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.


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