Robert Eugene (Bob) Sanders, 83, passed peacefully away in the late afternoon of Jan. 20, at Pondera Medical Center Extended Care Unit.
A celebration of Bob’s life will be held Feb. 8, at 11 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Conrad followed by a luncheon in the church basement. Please come and share your memories of Bob with us. Interment with military and Masonic honors will be held at a later date.
Arrangements are being handled by Pondera Funeral Home and condolences may be left for the family at www.misermortuaries.com .
Charles K. Snyder, U.S. Air Force veteran and retired Civil Service employee, passed away Jan. 19 of COPD.
Cremation has taken place and at his request no services will be held. A graveside service for the immediate family will be held at a later date. Pondera Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be left at www.misermortuaries.com .
Charlie was born Sept. 13, 1928 in Pottsville, Pa. He and his family lived in Tamaqua, Pa. In 1942, when his father passed away, he and his sister and mother moved to Newton Falls, Ohio. Charlie graduated from Newton Falls High School in May of 1946. He enlisted in the Army Air Corps in June 1946. He was stationed in Hawaii, Enewetak Atoll, where he witnessed three detonations of three atomic devices. He was also assigned to Johnston Island, Hill AFB, Utah and East Kelly AFB in San Antonio, Texas.
Meadowlark Elementary School has received a $500 grant from the ExxonMobil Educational Alliance program to support the school’s Math and Science programs.
The grants are made possible by funding from the ExxonMobil Corporation.
The local Town Pump is proud to be part of the efforts by Meadowlark School to continue to provide outstanding educational opportunities to the young people of Conrad. The ExxonMobil Educational Alliance program is designed to provide Exxon and Mobil retailers with an opportunity to invest in the future of their communities through educational grants to neighborhood schools.