Recent Deaths 8/27/19

Richard “Rick” Ray Smith of Vowinckel, age 53, went to be with the Lord Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019.

Hazel A. Samuelson, 96, of Clarion, passed away Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, at Clarion Healthcare Center.

Mrs. Mary Lou Stahlman, 75, formerly of Reno, passed away Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019.

Faye E. Cuprinka, 72, of Emlenton, passed away Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, at home.

Howard Earnest King, 74, of Franklin, passed away peacefully surrounded by family Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019.

Patricia “Pat” McDevitt, 92, of Southwest Boulevard, Oil City, died early Monday morning, Aug. 26, 2019, at her home.

Phyllis Cropp, 91, of Hollywood, Florida passed away July 10, 2019, following a brief illness.

Richard G. Sipes, 76, of Marienville, died Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019, at his home.

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