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March 20, 2017 RSS feed / Obituaries

Harold D. Clark


Harold D. Clark, 84 of Garrett, Somerset County., died Thursday March 16, 2017 at his home.  He was born June 3, 1932 at Pennsville, a son of the late Norman and Elizabeth Solomon Clark. Mr. More...

Jimmy Breslin, chronicler of wise guys and underdogs, dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Jimmy Breslin scored one of his best-remembered interviews with President John F. Kennedy’s grave-digger and once drove straight into a riot where he was beaten to his underwear. More...

Daisy H. Guth


Daisy H. Guth, 85, of Connellsville, passed away Thursday March 16, 2017 at home.  She was born May 30, 1931 in Wheeler, a daughter of the late Charles E. and Aliceon T. (Martin) Fogle Sr.  More...

Thomas E. Sweeney Sr.


Thomas E. Sweeney, Sr., 86 of Connellsville died Saturday March 18, 2017 at his home.  He was born Oct.16, 1930 in Derry, a son of the late James and Irene O’Connor Sweeney.  More...

Chuck Berry’s spirit lives on through countless songs

NEW YORK (AP) — Behind so many great rock bands and rock songs looms the music of Chuck Berry. Like the time a teenage Keith Richards ran into a childhood friend, Mick Jagger, at a train station in England and discovered they were musical soul mates. More...

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