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August 24, 2017 RSS feed / Obituaries

William D. Knopsnider


William (Bill) David Knopsnider, 60, of Connellsville, passed away on Aug. 18, 2017, at Latrobe Hospital.  He was born Oct. 22, 1956, in Connellsville, a son of the late Domer Eugene and Cecilia Eva (Bailey) Knopsnider.  More...

Nellie M. Taxacher

Mt. Pleasant

Nellie Mae Taxacher, 87, passed away Aug. 15, 2017, in the Harmon House, Mt. More...

Longtime Stanford sports announcer dies

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — Bob Murphy, the longtime voice of Stanford University sports who brought a folksy sense of community to his commentary for more than four decades, has died. More...

Dortha D. Marker


Dortha Douglas Marker, 97, of Stahlstown, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, in the Ligonier Gardens. She was born Sept. 26, 1919, in Jones Mills, a daughter of the late Robert H. and Settie Miller Douglas. More...

Former MLB GM Klein dies at 75

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joe Klein, who was a general manager for three Major League Baseball teams before spending the last two decades as executive director of the independent Atlantic League, has died.  He was 75.  The Atlantic League s More...

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