The Pennsylvania Paranormal Association - Research and Investigation

File No: 11-10-076
Location:  Gilbertsville, PA - Montgomery County

Investigation Date and Duration:
May 21, 2011 6:20pm – 1:00am

Location Status:
Occupied, single family, ranch home

Reported Activity:
The clients have been at this location for over eight years and have reported the activity occurring during the last three years. The clients son has noticed activity since moving in. The family has witnessed shadows and heard voices talking and singing. They have captured an EVP using their own recording equipment. The family has reported physical symptoms, such as nausea, headaches, chills and feeling like they are freezing. The clients have observed things moving and watched objects being thrown. The family has reported touching of their bodies, witnessing full and half body apparitions, finding cigarette butts in their bed, finding water on the floor, having maggots covering the whole floor and flies in the winter time. The father has just recently started waking up because he feels something is screaming at him. The family is hoping to get relief from this entity and have it leave them alone so they can live in their home in peace.


DVR System with four IR cameras
Digital Camera (2)
Digital Voice Recorders (8)
EMF gauge (3)
Camcorder w/ night shot (1)
Thermometer (1)
Thermal Imaging Camera (1)
Laptop Computer
Motion Sensors (2)
Toys as trigger objects
Laser Grid (2)

Investigators Present:

Virginia (Psychic Medium)




Paranormal Weather:
Geomagnetic Field: Normal
Solar X-Rays: Quiet
PWO:  Average

Moon Phase:  78% of full – Waning Gibbous

Technical Notes: 
Hum in son's room from guitar amplifier

VR1 - Digital Voice Recorder: Stationary in living room
- Digital Voice Recorder: Stationary in study
- Digital Voice Recorder: Stationary in son's bedroom
- Digital Voice Recorder: Stationary in master bedroom
- Digital Voice Recorder: Stationary in basement
- Digital Voice Recorder: Control device at command
- Digital Voice Recorder: Mobile with investigators
- Digital Voice Recorder: Mobile with investigators

No physical evidence captured on audio at the time of the investigation.

DVR Cam1
Viewing living room and hallway
DVR Cam2
- Viewing the study
DVR Cam3
- Viewing son's bedroom
DVR Cam4
- Viewing master bedroom
Camcorder #1
Mobile with investigators
Thermal Imaging Camera
Mobile with investigators

No physical evidence captured on video at the time of the investigation.

No photos of evidential value were discovered.

EMF (Electro-Magnetic Field):
Standard baseline readings were taken throughout the building with expected spikes near electrical appliances. No anomalous EMF spikes were detected.

Investigator Feelings / Personal Experiences:

Jim- Nothing to report

Nicole- Nothing to report

Virginia- Reported getting constant chills while at the end of the hallway near the doors to the bedrooms

Kelly- Nothing to report

Psychic Impressions:
When Virginia arrived at this residence, she noticed a lot of activity to the left of the home, towards the bedrooms. As Virginia started walking towards the bedrooms, she was greeted by the Spirit of the client's father. The Father began to give Virginia information about the owner's childhood and names of different people the owner could identify with. The Father also gave Virginia his name, which was Frank.

During the walk though, Virginia also encountered a few entities moving around the home as if the home did not exist, as if there were no walls. At that time, Virginia identified this to be a residual haunting. The entities were just moving about, doing the same thing as they did years ago, before there were homes. Virginia picked up American Indians on the property, a farm and an all girl school/camp around the 1930's. Virginia also felt a drowning of a small boy, Samuel, in the back of the home, where there is a babbling brook around the late 1890's to early 1900's and felt Samuel was still there.

During the investigation on this particular date, investigators did not have any personal experiences nor were they able to document any physical activity leaning towards or against a haunting. Investigators did note that a constant hum was present in the son's room from a guitar amplifier. Upon reviewing a recording from that room during analysis, investigators noted a distinct oscillation when the playback speed was increased or decreased making it more prominent. This “sound pulse” has the ability to interfere with normal brain waive states when sitting quietly or sleeping which may cause imagery or altered dreams, strange feelings or perceptions.

From a metaphysical perspective, Psychic Medium Virginia Centrillo revealed to the owner that his father, who was a very strong Spirit, was trying to make contact with his son to help him heal from his childhood. Virginia felt Frank was not trapped. Virginia believes that with help from The PPA and the clients, they were able to help the spirit of a small boy named Samuel cross over. Virginia gave the clients information on how to keep the energies up in the home and some advice on how to coexist with the residual Spirits of the past.

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