Monthly Archives: September 2012

Shirley May Smitsky – Hookstown (Frankfort Springs Boro)

Shirley May Smitsky, 72, of Hookstown (Frankfort Springs Boro), died Friday morning, September 14, 2012, in the comfort of her daughter’s home, Peggy, who was at her side at her passing.

Born March 20, 1940, in Canonsburg, she was a daughter of the late John and Mary (Foflygen) McCabe. A homemaker, she loved to work in her flower garden and enjoyed making Frankfort Springs sparkle for all the holiday seasons.

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William Lloyd ‘Pappy’ Patterson – Formerly of Hookstown

William Lloyd Patterson , 88, of Winterville, NC formerly of Hookstown, PA  completed his earthly journey on Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at the Vidant Medical Center, Palliative Care Unit in Greenville, NC.  He was surrounded by his children as he went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.  

Born on June 3, 1924, a son of the late William and Anne Patterson.   He retired from Texaco, Inc. in 1985 after 32 years of loyal service.  He attended Community Bible Church.  He remained active after his retirement caring for his vegetable garden.  He enjoyed distributing the fruits of his labor, especially his cabbage, to family and friends.  He was always willing to help others. 

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