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Thursday, April 29, 2010

Jean L Pugh

Jean L. Pugh, 53, of 7150 Rt. 120, Truman, PA died at the Golden Living Center, Clarion, PA on Thursday (April 29, 2010) morning following a lengthy illness. She was born Oct. 7, 1956 in DuBois, PA a daughter of the late Fredrick Jackson and Mary Lou Reitz Dunbar.
On May 25, 1985 in Emporium she married Michael B. Pugh, who Survives.

Mrs. Pugh graduated from Cameron County High School. She owned a business in which she crafted homemade Jewelry and sold it. She was a licensed amateur Radio Operator. She was a quilter and crafter. She was a loving and devoted mother and grandmother who enjoyed taking her grandchildren camping, riding her horse and gardening. She was a member of the Cameron County amateur Radio Club.

Surviving in addition to her husband Michael B. Pugh
Son: Jessie M. Coffman ad his wife Shauna, Sinnemahoning
Son: Jamie A. Coffman, Emporium
4 Grandchildren: Jessie, Daniel, Daisy & Sabria
Brother: Fred Jackson and his wife Sarah, Emporiu
Sister: Debra Murray and her husband Erwin, Emporium
2 Half sisters: Buffy and Jodi,
Preceded in Death by her parents Fredrick and Mary Lou Reitz Dunbar

A Funeral Service will be held at the First Presbyterian Church, 205 East Fourth Street, Emporium, PA on Monday (May 3, 2010) at 11:00 AM with Rev. Philip W. Sanders, Pastor, officiating.
Visitation will be at the Barnett Funeral Home on Sunday from 2-4 PM.
Burial will be in the Sanford Cemetery, Emporium, PA

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Cameron County Ambulance Service, 299 E. Second St., Emporium, PA 15834 or to the charity of the donors choice.
Online Condolences may be placed at
BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Cameron County vs Otto Eldred Track

Cameron County was home to last Tuesdays windy track meet agains Otto Eldred. In this photo, Joma, an exchange student at CCHS, breezes past the competion.

Monday, April 26, 2010

Colleen Gerg on NBC Nightly News

Colleen Gerg on NBC Nightly News
Colleen, a native of Cameron County, is a registered dietician.
She is shown reporting on the health concerns of consuming excess sodium in our diets.

Saturday, April 24, 2010


Joanne A. Smith, 72, of 324 W Fourth St., Emporium, PA died at Hamot Medical Center, Erie, PA Friday afternoon. (April 23, 2010)

She was born June 20, 1937 in Crosby, PA a daughter of the late Paul and Ethel Hurd Weidert.
She married Charles Smith, of Emporium who survives.
Mrs. Smith retired from Motor Coil where she worked for many years. Years ago she worked at the Cabin Kitchen as a cook. She was a member of the Abundant Life Tabernacle and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
In addition to her husband Charles Smith
3 Daughters: Mary Stuckey and her husband Bruce, Emporium, Paula Singer and her husband Mike, Emporium, Penny Carter, Vernville, PA
1 Son: Edward Smith, Bradford
10 Grandchildren & 6 Great Grandchildren
Preceded in Death By
Parents: Paul and Ethel Hurd Weidert
Son: Charles Smith in 1984
Daughter: Jackie Weidert
One Grandson & One Great Grandson
2 Sisters: Pauline Beeson & Fannie Weidert

Funeral Service will be held at the Barnett Funeral Home, 207 E. Fourth Street, Emporium on Sunday (April 25, 2010) at 3:00 PM with Rev. James Eastman, Pastor, Abundant Life Tabernacle, officiating.

Visitation with Video Tribute will be at the Barnett Funeral Home on Sunday from 1:00 -3:00 PM
Burial will be in the Newton Cemetery, Emporium, PA
BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.

Will Enjoy Hearing From Friends

Max Narby is a patient at Elk Haven and would enjoy hearing from his friends.
His address is:
L. Maxwell Narby
Elk Haven Nursing Home
785 Johnsonburg Rd
Wing A North,Room 120
St. Marys, PA 15857

Fishing along the streams in Cameron County

One week after the 1st day of fishing season, the black bridge at the West end of town remains a popular place for fishermen.

Monday, April 5, 2010

Plane lands in Sinnemahoning field

Officials have confirmed an emergency landing was made by a single-engine 1976 Piper Cherokee in a field in the village of Sinnemahoning. No injuries were reported.