Student Dies in Vehicle Accident

Published 01.08.2008


Carissa M. Waiksnoris, 19, of Shenandoah, Schuylkill County, a student in the human services major at Penn College in the Fall 2007 semester, died Friday, Jan. 4, from injuries suffered in a vehicle accident on Interstate 80 in Copper Township, Clearfield County. Penn College flags were lowered to half-staff, and a memorial brick will be placed in her honor in the Remembrance Garden. A Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. Stephen Church with Monsignor Ronald C. Bocian, pastor, officiating. Interment was in St. Casimir Cemetery, Shenandoah Heights.