Charles E. Gulliver
Charles E. Gulliver, 82, of 3039 Elimsport Road, Montgomery, died Sunday, Oct. 20, 2002 at his home.
Mr. Gulliver was a descendant of George Shaffer, who was one of the first settlers of the Black Hole Valley.
Mr. Gulliver was a United States Army Veteran of World War II. He was awarded the Good Conduct medal and the American Theatre Service Medal.
He was a member of the Saint Mark’s Lutheran Church, Williamsport.
Charles attended the Oak Grove School and was a well known automobile mechanic. He had been employed by various area automobile dealerships. He retired from the White Deer Golf Course, where he had been a maintenance mechanic.
He was an avid hunter and fisherman, and a member at the Red Run Rod and Gun Club, Ralston.
He was a lifetime member of the American Legion. He had been a former member of the Royal P. Steinbacher Post # 617 at South Williamsport, and was currently a member of the Bower-Decker Post #251, Montgomery. Charles also was a member of Post # 743, V.F.W., at Montgomery.
Mr. Gulliver was a former Brady Township Supervisor and had helped to form the Brady Township Community Center.
Born Sept. 5, 1920 at Brady Township, Lycoming County, he was the son of the late Clyde Robert and Marie Bower Gulliver.
He and his wife, the former Jean Dunkleberger, were married June 1, 1944. Together they observed 58 years of marriage.
Surviving in addition to his wife at Montgomery, are one daughter, Joan Regel of Williamsport; two sons, Raymond (Debbie) Gulliver of Brady Township and Vern (Janis) Gulliver, also of Brady Township; two sisters, Sally Fuoss of Elimsport and Ann Showers of Allenwood; 12 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death, in addition to his parents, by a sister, Doris Funk; and a grandchild, Gretchen Sampsell.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2002 at the Charles M. Noll Funeral Home, 1 E. Central Ave., South Williamsport. The Rev. Kenneth R. Elkin, his pastor, will officiate. Interment will be at Green Lawn Memorial Park. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday from 1 p.m. until the time of the service.
The family will provide the flowers.
Graveside military honors will be accorded by members of the Guard of Honor of the Korean War Veterans of Lycoming County.
Contributions in memory of Mr. Charles E. Gulliver, if so desired, may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 2680, North Canton, Ohio 44720.
Susanna K. Little Haugan
Susanna K. Little Haugan, 91, of Clearfield, Pa., died Sunday, Oct. 20, 2002.
Surviving are six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, a son, two sisters and three brothers.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, 2002 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Osceola Mills, Pa. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. today at Heath Funeral Home, Osceola Mills, Pa.
Reta Ann Schreiber
Reta Ann Schreiber, 67, wife of the late Rev. Carl B. Schreiber Sr., died Oct. 20, 2002, in Bangor, Maine. She was born in Muncy, Pa., July 21, 1935, the daughter of Dennis H. and Ruth E. (Confer) Smith Sr.
She worked at the Bangor Public Library from 1969 to 1995. She greatly expended services after becoming head of the Extension Department in 1975, and head of Adult Services in 1987, as she provided personalized service to library patrons. She oversaw the interlibrary loans program for Maine’s Northeast Library District and was very involved with the Maine Library Association, chairing many of its key committees and serving as its president for a term. She was an active member of the New England Library Association. In 1985, she was named outstanding librarian by the Maine Library Association. Reta was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Brewer, where she served as recording secretary, member of the Staff Parish Relations Committee, and member of the Historic Committee. She was Liturgist and past member of the Mission and Worship Committees, and a member of the Ladies Early Morning Bible Study Group.
Reta is survived by five children and their spouses, Betta Anne and Robert Kinney of Norfolk, Mass., Kara Anne Schreiber and Edward R. Benedict of Bangor, Tanya Anne and Eric Kingsbury of Pittsfield, Carl Jr. and Nancy Elaine Schreiber of Hermon, Vanessa Anne and Brian G. Reynolds of Hermon; her brother, Dennis H. Smith Jr. of Corinth; her sister, Donna Wilson of Morrill of Neb.; 15 grandchildren, Matthew, Melissa, Melody Rose, Rebecca and Heather Benedict, Elizabeth Kinney, Nathan and Teresa Kingsbury, Stephanie, Chelsea, Whitney, and Kortnee-Ann Schreiber, G. Evan, MacKenzie and Ali Reynolds; two great-grandchildren, Nicholas Zapata and Sequoia Wachtler; two aunts and several cousins. She will be missed by her Jack Russell, “Sixty.” She was a loved and loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend.
Relatives and friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Foley Funeral Service, 299 Union St., Bangor. A celebration of Reta’s life will be held 2 p.m. Friday at the First United Methodist Church of Brewer, with Pastor George E. Curtis III officiating. Interment services will be held 1 p.m. Monday at the Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Civic Center Drive, Augusta.
Those who wish may contribute in her memory to the Brianna Rachel Konicsky Cancer Fund, care of EMMC Federal Credit Union, 489 State St., Bangor ME 04401, or to the Reta Schreiber Fund, care of First United Methodist Church, 40 South Main St., Brewer, ME 04412.
Raymond M. O’Connell
Raymond M. O’Connell, 75, of 72 Mall Road, Montoursville, died Oct. 22, 2002 at Muncy Valley Skilled Nursing. Born in Sayre, on Oct. 31, 1926, he was the son of William and Bertha McKenna O’Connell.
He was the widower of the former Rosemarie (Brennan) O’Connell who died in Sept. 2002, and was also predeceased by a brother, William O’Connell.
A WW II Navy veteran, he was a member of the Garrett Cochran American Legion Post #1, Williamsport. A graduate of Temple University, he retired as Chairman of the Board at the Williamsport National Bank, and was also a member of the Williamsport Country Club.
Surviving are two sons, Kurt (Valerie) O’Connell of Pennsdale and Scott O’Connell of Mahwah, N.J.; and three grandchildren, Monica, Kayla, and Brandon O’Connell.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday at Spitler Funeral Home, 733 Broad St., Montoursville, with the Rev. Robert C. Carver of All Saints Episcopal Church, Williamsport, officiating. Burial will be in Montoursville Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday. The family will provide the flowers.
Martha E. Summers Powers Stebner
Martha E. Summers Powers Stebner, 70, of 2800 Lycoming Creek Road, died Oct. 20, 2002, in the Williamsport Hospital. She was born in Bloomsburg, June 20, 1932, a daughter of Howard and Hattie Dunnfield Summers.
Mrs. Stebner was a member of the Faith Wesleyan Church. She loved jigsaw puzzles and enjoyed doing art.
She is survived by her husband, George Stebner; sons, Robert Rinehart of city, Richard Rinehart in Washington State, Lester Shaffer of Muncy, and Howard Shaffer of Montoursville; daughters, Nola Hugo and Lura Biviano, both in Kentucky, and Cathie E. Gilbert of Montoursville; one brother; 21 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Also surviving are special friends, Dwane and Laurie McMullen of this city.
Graveside services will be held in Montoursville Cemetery on at 2 p.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Tim Hartzel will officiate. Interment will be in Montoursville Cemetery.
Crouse Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
During the early morning hours of Wednesday, April 9, 2003, Clara D. (Jackson) Cole of Ogdensburg, passed away quietly at Valley View Nursing Center. She was 84.
Born June 8, 1918, on her family’s Ogdensburg farm, she was the daughter of Tracy and Viola (Groover) Jackson. Clara was first married to the late William H. Thompson, and together they raised two sons. After her husband’s passing in 1962, Clara enrolled in a beautician school in Williamsport, which led to the opening of her own business.
In 1971 Clara married Charles “Sam” Cole. During their 31 years together they shared many good times and cherished many memories. They enjoyed many trips together, including a Caribbean cruise on their 25th anniversary.
Clara took great pride in her flower garden, which graced her home each year from early spring through late autumn.
She was a member of the Union Township Historical Society and was a 61-year member of the Ogdensburg Grange #293, holding many offices through the years. Clara also served as a Sunday School teacher at the Ogdensburg Church of Christ.
Clara is survived by her husband of nearly 32 years, Sam, at home; sons, William G. and Maria Thompson of Alta Vista, Ariz., and Douglas and Peg Thompson of Sugar Run; grandchildren, Amanda and Nathan Thompson; brothers, George Jackson, Galen and Gladys Jackson and Norman and Jean Jackson, all of Roaring Branch; sisters, Dorothy and Kenneth McNett of Williamsport, Gladys and James Dean of Big Flats, N.Y., and Hazel and Maynard Chemenko of Lowman, N.Y., as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by sister Marjorie Gardner and first husband William H. Thompson.
Calling hours will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday, April 13, at Morse & Kleese Funeral Home, 40 N. Center St., Canton. Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Monday, April 14, at the Ogdensburg Church of Christ, with the Rev. William Shephard and the Rev. Duane Taylor officiating. There will be a viewing at the church from 10 to 11 a.m. Interment will follow in the Ogdensburg Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Ogdensburg Church of Christ, RR2, Box 276, Canton, PA 17724, or the Alzheimer’s Disease Research, 22512 Gateway Center Drive, Clarksburg, MD 20817.