Betty S. Hinklie
A celebration of the life of Betty S. Hinklie of Mansfield, who passed away June 5, 2002, will be held June 29 at 11:30 a.m. at the Canoe Camp Church of Christ’s Disciples, Mansfield, with the Revs. Kirk Smethers and Rudolph van der Hiel officiating.
A service of Wilston Funeral Home, 18 N. Main St., Mansfield.
Gerzon Nagy, 94, of Lock Haven, died June 25, 2002, at the Lock Haven Hospital Extended Care Unit.
Survivors include one daughter, Kathleen Antal of Wonthaggi, Victoria, Australia; two granddaughters, Katica Sipcic and Lisa Newman; and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Friday at 10:30 a.m. at the Yost-Gedon Funeral Home, 121 W. Main St., Lock Haven. Friends will be received from 9:30 to 10:30.
Geraldine H. Amick
Geraldine H. Amick, 80, of RiverWoods, formerly of Saint Paul Street and the Garden Apartments, died at 10:43 p.m. Sunday, June 23, 2002, at RiverWoods, after an extended illness.
Mrs. Amick was born Sept. 18, 1921, in Yellow Creek, a daughter of the late Elmer and Flora Smith Heeter. She is survived by her husband, Arthur S. Amick; they would have celebrated their 56th wedding anniversary on July 6.
She was a graduate of the Smith Vocational High School of Yellow Creek. She served in the Army Medical Corps as a dental laboratory technician from February, 1943 until February, 1946.
She was a member of the Beaver Memorial United Methodist Church, Lewisburg, and had taught Sunday School. She was also a member of the American Legion, Kratzer-Dull American Post 182, Lewisburg, the Crimson Rebekah Lodge 312, Lewisburg, a former Girl Scout leader, Mother Advisor of the Rainbow Girls and a member of the Turbot Hills Golf Course, Milton, where in July, 1988, she made a hole-in-one on the 16th green.
She enjoyed golfing, traveling and gardening and was an avid reader.
Surviving, in addition to her husband, are two daughters and sons-in-law, Beverly and her husband, Frederic Miller, of Montoursville, and Jan and her husband, Lynn Carter II, of Bedford, NH; five grandchildren, Matthew and Wendy Carter, Stacey Page and Andrew Miller and Leslie Arthur; and one great-grandson, Benjamin Page.
Also surviving are a brother, Roger Berkheimer of Richmond, VA and a sister, June Weicht of Everett.
She was preceded in death by sisters Blanche Fisher and Ruth Steach and a brother, James Bowman.
The funeral will be conducted at 10 a.m. from the Beaver Memorial United Methodist Church, Lewisburg, with her pastor, the Rev. John J. Dromazos. Friends may call from 9 a.m. until the time of the service, at the church.
Burial will follow in the Old Bedford Cemetery, Bedford.
The family will provide the flowers. Should friends so desire, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Union County Unit, 1948 E. Third St., Williamsport, PA 17701-3945.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Gary H. Cronrath Funeral Home, South Second and St. Louis Sts., Lewisburg.
Mr. Frank A. Brentlinger
Mr. Frank A. Brentlinger, 65, of 125 N. Lincoln Ave., Jersey Shore, died Friday, June 21, 2002, in the Williamsport Hospital.
Born Dec. 14, 1936, in Pacific Grove, CA, he was the son of Debs W. Brentlinger and the former Catherine A. Blais.
He is survived by his wife, the former Marilyn B. Bradley; they were united in marriage on June 8, 1958.
He attended the Prairie Bible Institute and was a member of the Haneyville Baptist Church and the Christian Business Men. He was employed by Lemko Tool Co.
Also surviving are two sons, Andrew R. Brentlinger of Louisburg, KS and Philip A. Brentlinger of Rockville, MD; three daughters, Mary Ellen Kurki of Edgewater, FL, Anita D. Fargus of Avis and Deborah R. Jepma of Endwell, NY; 15 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; five brothers, Warren Brentlinger of San Anselmo, CA, Douglas Brentlinger of Newark, CA, Brent Brentlinger of Fairfield, CA and Daniel Reis and Michael Reis, both of Santa Cruz, CA; six sisters, Gretchen Blais of Oakland, CA, Claire Jennett of Oakland, CA, Adeline Davis of Campbell, CA, Marcella Reis of Philadelphia, Catherine Reis of Santa Cruz, CA and Therese DeWitt of Bakersfield, CA.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, June 26, 2002, at 7 p.m. in the Frederick B. Welker Funeral Home, 125 N. Main St., Jersey Shore, with the Revs. John Welshans and Wayne Knoebel officiating. No public visitation. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Haneyville Baptist Church, 16655 Coudersport Pike, Lock Haven, PA 17745.
Evelyn L. Campbell Chianelli
Evelyn L. Campbell Chianelli, 88, born Aug. 20, 1913, died at her home, 835 Sylvan Dell Park Road, on June 23, 2002.
She was the wife of Dr. S.E. Chianelli for 68 years and the daughter of Grace Arnold and George Campbell of Lewisburg.
She graduated from Lewisburg High School and Temple University School of Nursing in 1934. She worked for many years at the former Rothfus Clinic, Market St., Williamsport.
Evelyn was an active member of the DuBoistown Garden Club and a charter member of the Lycoming Dental Society Auxiliary. She was also a member of the Clio Club and the Williamsport Country Club.
She was a devoted wife, loving mother and grandmother.
In addition to her husband, Evelyn is survived by three sons, Dr. Eugene W. (Emily) of Huddleston, VA, Robert E. (Gerry) of Williamsport and Michael L. of Fishkill, NY; a sister, Martha T. Drive of State College; seven grandchildren, Susan C. Crossley, Dr. Robert, John W., Elizabeth Fischer, Evelyn L. Chianelli, Barbara L. Chianelli and Eugene W., Jr., Esq.; and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, John W. and Richard A. Campbell.
A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. on Wednesday at the James C. Maneval Funeral Home, Ltd., “A Life Celebration Home,” 500 W. Fourth St., with the Rev. Rodney Calkins of Charlottesville, VA, officiating.
Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.
Flowers will be provided by the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1948 E. Third St., Williamsport, PA 17701 or the Susquehanna Home Health Care, 1100 Grampian Blvd., Williamsport, PA 17701.
Sister Bonaventure Caplis
Sister Bonaventure Caplis, 88, died at the Holy Family Convent, Danville, on Sunday, June 23, 2002. She entered the Sisters of Christian Charity in July, 1929.
After teaching in several schools, she studied physical therapy at the University of St. Louis, MO, and was subsequently assigned as physical therapist at Divine Providence Hospital. She served in this role for many years until her transfer in 1978 to another assignment at Holy Spirit Hospital.
Her final years were spent at Holy Family Convent in Danville.
A wake service will be conducted on Tuesday evening, June 25, at 7 p.m. in Holy Family Convent Chapel, Danville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be on Wednesday, June 26, 2002, at 1:30 p.m. at the Holy Family Convent, and burial will follow at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, under the direction of the David J. Brady Funeral Home.
Friends may be received at Holy Family Convent before the wake or at the funeral.
Ray C. Cooper
Ray C. Cooper, 76, of Endicott, NY, passed away on June 21, 2002.
Born in Rosecrans on Nov. 1, 1925, Ray was the tenth of 11 children of Ernest L. and Roseanna Keiffer Cooper.
He was predeceased by his brothers, Paul, Guy, John, Carl, Russell and David and his sisters, Laura, Grace and Helen.
He is survived by a sister, Edna Smith; his wife, Norma; three daughters, Carol Cooper, New Providence, NJ, Sandra Cooper, Northampton, MA and Christine Sisson, Apalacin, NY; his beloved grandson, Ryan Sisson; and his great-grandson, Logan.
He graduated from Sugar Valley Vocational High School and from Penn State and Lycoming College, with honors.
He served his country with the 20th Air Force from 1943 to 1946, stationed on Guam.
Employed by IBM for 26 years as a quality engineer and program control manager, he retired in 1988. He was a member of the IBM Quarter Century Club and the IBM Travel Club.
In his retirement, he volunteered his assistance to Meals on Wheels, the AARP Tax Counseling Program and the Central United Methodist Church in Endicott, NY, where he was a member.
He felt closest to God in the presence of nature - fishing in remote mountain streams and in his gardens in their bounty, especially his roses, which he took great pleasure in sharing with neighbors and friends.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. tonight in the Coleman and Daniels Funeral Home, 300 E. Main St., Endicott, NY. A memorial service will be held Wednesday morning, June 27, at 11 a.m. at the Central United Methodist Church, 17 Nanticoke Ave., Endicott, NY. The Rev. Kenneth Wood, pastor of his church, will officiate.
Burial will be in Vestal Hills Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Meals on Wheels of Western Broome County and Central United Methodist Church in Endicott.