Joseph P. Carchetti
Joseph P. Carchetti, 77, of 979 W. Third St., Lock Haven, died Aug. 23, 2004 at Oakridge Personal Care Home.
Born Nov. 22, 1926 in Lock Haven, he was the son of the late Antony and Antonia Montarsi Carchetti.
He was married to Janis Cowher Carchetti, who died in October 1985.
He was a World War II veteran, serving in the U.S. Air Force.
He retired from the City of Lock Haven in 1979 and also retired as a custodian at the unemployment office.
He was a member of St. Agnes Church, Sons of Italy and Moose. He was also a member of the famed Black Knights.
Surviving are a daughter, Diane M. Miller of Lock Haven; two sisters, Mary G. Sayers of Lock Haven and Josephine Stramacchia of Lock Haven; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be Friday, Aug. 27 at 11 a.m. in the Donald G. Walker Funeral Inc., 231 High St., Flemington. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home. Interment will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be sent to the SPCA.
The family would like to thank all of Joe's friends at Oakridge.
James R. Flanigan
James 'Jim' Roland Flanigan, 79, of Linden, died Sunday, Aug. 22, 2004 at Manor Care North.
Mr. Flanigan was born on June 17, 1925 in Parvin, a son of the late Edwin R. and Bertha Irene (Williams) Flanigan.
He retired from the U.S. Navy as Chief Petty Officer after 20 years of service. He was also retired from AVCO Lycoming.
Jim loved his dogs and his family. He also enjoyed talking with friends, fixing things, hunting, fishing and going to camp.
He was a member of the VFW, American Legion, May Hollow Hunting Club, NRA, Woodington Center, Korean War Veterans of Lycoming County, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States Post No. 7863, Garrett Cochran Post 1, The Commanders Club and the Brandy Wine Hunting Club.
Mr. Flanigan is survived by one brother, Richard Flanigan of Bellefonte; two sisters, Margaret 'Peg' Kreidler of Flemington and Louise Sheasley of West Mifflin; caretaker and friend, Emma Welch of Williamsport and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Jack, Robert and Bill Flanigan and one sister, Dorothy Flanigan.
There will be a viewing from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Allen and Redmond Funeral Home, 331 Elmira St., Williamsport. There will be a graveside service at 2 p.m. Saturday at Cedar Hill Cemetery. The Rev. G. Calvin Sheasley will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Lycoming County SPCA, 2805 Reach Road, Williamsport, Pa. 17701.
Harold A. 'Skip' Hoy Jr.
Harold A. 'Skip' Hoy Jr., 60, of Antes Fort, died Monday, Aug. 23, 2004 at Manor Care South in Williamsport, where he had been a guest four days.
He was born in Williamsport, Oct. 28, 1943, a son of Harold A. and Myrtle Vanemon Hoy Sr.
He was a Jersey Shore High School graduate and an Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War.
He was married June 15, 1968 to the former Elizabeth Lazeski, who survives.
He was employed by Alcan Cable until becoming disabled in 1974.
He enjoyed reloading and bench shooting.
Besides his wife Betty, he is survived by one brother, Ronald L. (Linda) Hoy of Montoursville; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Mary and Glenn Miller of Lewisburg, John and Anna Lazeski of Sarasota, Fla. and Bill Klinger of Jersey Shore, along with nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his son, Michael A. Hoy, in July of 1994.
In keeping with Skip's wishes, there will be no visitation and his funeral service will be private at his family's convenience. Contributions may be made to Susquehanna Home Health Hospice, 1100 Grampian Blvd., Williamsport, Pa. 17701 or the American Cancer Society, Lycoming Unit, 1948 E. Third St., Williamsport, Pa. 17701 or the charity of your choice.
The Rearick-Carpenter Funeral Home, 'A Life Celebration Home' of Jersey Shore, is handling the arrangements.
Charles W. Smith Jr.
Charles Warren Smith Jr., 64, of Joes Run Road, died Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2004 at his residence.
He was born Jan. 15, 1940 in Jersey Shore, a son of Charles and Laura Clark Smith Sr.
Charles had worked for Cohick's and Thompson's Meat Packing plants as a butcher. He also had worked for George E. Logue and J.D. Products.
He believed in God and attended many area churches, as well as Salladasburg United Methodist Church.
Charles enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and spending time with his family.
Surviving is a daughter, Kimberly (David) Fausey of Jersey Shore; seven sons, Chuck (Sherri) of Linden, Joe (Christy) and Ted (Robin) of Jersey Shore, Robert (Brenda) of Avis, Terry (Lisa) of Jersey Shore, Terry (Kathy) Probst of Linden and John (Sandy) Probst of Salladasburg; 19 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three brothers, Dale of Jersey Shore, Laverne of Danville and Morton of Southern U.S.; and two sisters, Bobbie of Osceola Mills and Erma Hurlbutt of Jersey Shore.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Jessie and a sister, Ruby.
A celebration of Charles's life will begin with a visitation 6 p.m until 9 p.m. Sunday at the Rearick-Carpenter Funeral Home Ltd., 'A Life Celebration Home,' 1002 Allegheny St., Jersey Shore. Services will be 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home with the Rev. Ronald Savits officiating. Interment will be in the Jersey Shore Cemetery. The family will provide the flowers and suggests memorial contributions be made to the Window Fund at Salladasburg United Methodist Church, 366 Main St., Salladasburg, Pa. 17740.
Sylvia J. Miller
Sylvia Jeanne Miller, 63, of Lock Haven, died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2004.
She was born Oct. 4, 1940 in Lock Haven, a daughter of the late Wilbur and Faye (Bradford) McClellan.
On Aug. 24, 1963, she married Wayne O. Miller, who preceded her in death in 1985.
Ms. Miller graduated from Lock Haven High School, Class of 1958. She holds a degree from Penn State University in home economics with a major in interior design. She completed her apprenticeship in interior design for the ADA at Colonial Art Furniture Store in Pittsburgh upon graduation. She also received a degree in home economics education from Campbell University in Buies Creek, N.C.
She was a member of St. Luke's United Church of Christ for over 50 years, having been confirmed in 1953. Most recently, she served on the Church Consistory.
She was on the school board of Keystone Central School District. She chaired the vocational committee and was one of the driving forces for building a new vocational building in the Lock Haven School District, but the building was used by all schools in the district to help bring a higher level of education to all students.
She also served on the Lock Haven City Council for four years.
Her hobbies included cooking, cake decorating, quilting and sewing.
During her life in Lock Haven, she worked at Champion Parts Rebuilders, developed her own catering business and closed her career at the Clinton County Prison as a kitchen supervisor.
Surviving is a son, Patrick G. Miller of Easton.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Michelle Ann Miller, in 1967 and two brothers, Marlin H. and Joseph N. McClellan.
A memorial service celebrating Sylvia's life will be held at St. Luke's United Church of Christ on Monday, Aug. 30, 2004 at 6 p.m. with the Rev. John Silliman officiating. There will be no visitation. The family will provide the flowers. Interment will be private.
Memorial contributions can be made to St. Luke's United Church of Christ, 1175 W. Fourth St., Lock Haven, Pa. 17745 or to your favorite charity.
Arrangements are under the direction of Helt Funeral Chapel, 232 Hogan Blvd., Mill Hall.
Mary Hanley, 78, of Monument, died Wednesday, Aug. 25 in Lock Haven Extended Care.
Born Feb. 27, 1926 in Orviston, she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Edna Bechdel Etters.
She was married to Alvin A. Hanley on April 19, 1941. He survives at home.
Mary had worked at Sylvania in her younger years and did private housecleaning.
Surviving are two sons, Donald of Blanchard and Earnest of Monument; six sisters, Beverly Rupert, Relda Killinger and Shirley Seyler, all of Beech Creek, Lois Shawley of Lock Haven, Dorothy Askins of Mill Hall, and Carol Rupert of Muncy; three brothers, Lloyd Etters of Bellefonte, and Robert and James Etters of Beech Creek; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; three step-great-grandchildren and one step-great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by one grandchild.
Funeral services are 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 28 in the W. Robert Neff Funeral Home, 135 W. Main St., Howard. Rev. Doug Hummel will officiate. Visitation is from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 27 at the funeral home. Burial will be in Baptist Cemetery, Blanchard.
Joan F. Falk
Joan F. Falk, 53, of 1920 Green Ave., Williamsport, was called home to the Lord August 24, 2004.
She was born June 12, 1951 in Lock Haven, a daughter of Melvin and Margaret Hanna Leathers.
Joan enjoyed collecting bells and was a NASCAR fan. She was a member of the Eagles Club No. 307 and the VFW Womens Auxiliary in Liberty.
Joan was employed by H&R Block as a tax consultant.
Surviving are her husband, Corey L. Falk Sr. of Williamsport; a son, Jeremy E. (Erin) Packer of Mass.; her parents, Melvin and Margaret Leathers of Lock Haven; two sisters, Judy Schneider and Linda Longdon; a stepdaughter, Patricia Falk-Cruz of Williamsport; a stepson, Corey L. Falk Jr. of Williamsport; three step-grandchildren; and her cat, Bubba.
A celebration of Joan's life will begin with a visitation tonight at 6 p.m. at the Maneval Funeral Home "A Life Celebration Home, " 500 W. Fourth St. Williamsport. Services will begin at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Ann Runnels officiating.
Susan Wilson Barker
Susan Wilson Barker, 50, Celebration, Fla., was pronounced dead on Monday, Aug. 11 at 10 p.m.
She is survived by her husband, Jeff, and two children, Brad and Jessie, also by her father, Norman Wilson of Flemington, and a sister, Janice Palischak of Dunnstown.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Pauline Kaup Wilson, in March 1997.
A memorial service was held to honor her full life of Christian witness in Celebration, Fla. on Saturday, Aug. 23, and another will be held in the Flemington United Methodist Church on Saturday, Sept. 13 at 2 p.m.
Robert L. Mullen
Robert L. Mullen, 60, 111 S. Fairview St., Lock Haven, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2003 at his residence.
He was born Dec. 13, 1942 in Clearfield, the son of the late Clyde L. and Virginia O'Donnell Mullen.
On Nov. 26, 1964 in Lock Haven, he married the former Jeanne Marie Hanna who survives.
He was a 1960 graduate of Clearfield High School and a 1965 graduate of Lock Haven State College with a bachelor's degree in Spanish. He earned his master's degree from the Pennsylvania State University.
From 1965 through 1969, he was employed as a Spanish teacher at Port Allegany High School. He was then employed as a professor of Spanish at Lock Haven State College, now Lock Haven University, until his retirement in 2001.
He was a member of the Lock Haven University Foundation and Phi Kappa Phi honor society. He was an avid and accomplished fly fisherman. He also enjoyed photography and woodworking.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Ann Mullen DelCollo and her husband, Dean, of Kennett Square, and Susan Mullen Manganiello and her husband, Joseph, of New Cumberland; a sister, Kathleen Kelly and her husband, David, of Downingtown; a brother, Donald Mullen and his wife, Phyllis, of Allentown; two uncles, Joseph and James O'Donnell, both of Clearfield; and three grandsons, Samuel Robert DelCollo, Zachary Donald DelCollo and Joseph Mark Manganiello.
A memorial services will be Saturday, Aug. 30, 2003 at 10 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 310 W. Water St., Lock Haven, with the Rev. Daniel J. O'Neill officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Lock Haven. There will be no public visitation.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Robert L. Mullen Memorial Scholarship Fund, in care of Lock Haven University, 1 N. Fairview St., Lock Haven, Pa. 17745, or the American Diabetes Foundation.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Moriarty-Dutcavich Funeral Home, 112 E. Church St., Lock Haven.
Vern Brown, formerly of Waupun, Wis., died Thursday, Aug. 26 at the Lutheran Home in Fond du Lac, Wis., where she has been residing.
She was a former area resident.
She was born Aug. 17, 1920 in Berlin, Wis., the daughter of Frank and Anna Thompson.
In 1945, she married Edward O. Brown in Berlin. The couple resided in Waupun most of their married life. Mr. Brown died in May 2003.
She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Waupun. Vern's life centered on her love for her husband and family. She also enjoyed knitting and embroidery.
Surviving are a son, Edward (Vickie) Brown Jr. of Fond du Lac; a daughter, Anna Jane Brown of Juneau and a step-granddaughter, Stacy.
Funeral services will be held on MOnday at 11 a.m. at the Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun with pastor Christopher Doerr officiating. Burial will follow at the Waupaca Cemetery in Waupaca, Wis. Friends and family may call at the Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun on Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m.
William E. Lingle
William E. Lingle, 52, of Georgia, died July 27.
He was born June 22, 1952 in Lock Haven, the son Marian Terrill and Dean C. Lingle.
He was a 1970 graduate of Lock Haven High School and had served as the organist in the Immaculate Conception Church.
He a veteran of the U.S. Army.
He had moved to Georgia two years ago after becoming ill.
Surviving are his parents; a sister, Jean Ann Lingle; and brother, Robert A. Lingle.
A memorial service is set for Sept. 6 at 10 a.m. at the Great Island Presbyterian Church.
Irene M. McKean
Irene M. McKean, 86, of Beech Creek, died Thursday, Aug. 26, 2004 in Lock Haven Hospital's Extended Care.
Born March 23, 1918 in Williamsburg, she was the daughter of the late Arthur David and Nellie Esther Dixon DeArmitt.
She was married to James A. McKean on June 23, 1937. He survives at home.
She was a member of the Lower Merion Township Police Department, where she was a crossing guard, also serving in other capacities.
Irene enjoyed many activities up until her stroke. Some included: playing piano, singing, dancing, crocheting, and until her sight loss, reading the Bible daily.
Surviving are three daughters, Barbara A. Gagliardi of Mont Clare, Patricia L. Gratzinger of Schwenksville, and Andrea M. Faggioli of East Norriton; a son, Arthur D. of Pottstown; 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Services will be at noon on Monday, Aug. 30, in the W. Robert Neff Funeral Home, 135 W. Main St., Howard. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Rev. Alan S. Eckenroad will officiate. Burial is in the Church of Christ Cemetery, Blanchard. Memorials may be made to any stroke related association.
Minnie Leona Geise
Minnie Leona Geise, 75, 197 Oak Hollow Road, Lock Haven, died Aug. 27, 2003 in Lock Haven Hospital.
Born Feb. 17, 1928 in Swissdale, she was a daughter of the late Fred and Minnie L. Klymer Helbley.
She was employed as as a cook for Jersey Shore Hospital, retiring in 1993.
She attended Swissdale United Methodist Church and was an avid card player who loved going fishing. In her younger days, she was an avid bowler.
Surviving are a son, Kenneth L. Rhinehart of Waterville; two sisters, Clara Chatham and Thelma Eggler, both of Swissdale; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Saturday, Aug. 30, 2003 at 3 p.m. in the Donald G. Walker Funeral Home Inc., 231 High St., Flemington. The Rev. Marie Lewis will officiate. Interment will be in Swissdale Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Swissdale United Methodist Church.
Betty J. Jones
Betty J. Jones, 78, Bucktail Medical Center, South Renovo, formerly of Charlyn Acres, Hyner, died Aug. 27, 2003 in the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.
Born April 17, 1925 in Renovo, she was a daughter of the late Clarence and Lenora Shearer Heck.
She and George L. Jones were married on April 7, 1945 in Renovo. He preceded her in death on April 17, 2001.
A homemaker, she was a loving mother and grandmother and of the Methodist faith.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Leonard (Carol L. ) Martino of Marietta, Ga.; three sons, Ronald K. (Sara) Jones of Hyner, Craig T. Jones of Salladasburg and Alan K. Jones of Renovo; four sisters, Janet Mann of Howard, Maxine Brooks of Renovo, Mrs. Francis (Patsy) Hagen of Avis and Mrs. Mickey (Carole) Kelley of North Bend; a brother, Dick Heck of North Bend; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by five sisters, Dorothy Biernesser, Barbara Curran, Margaret Getz, Eleanor Heck and Erma Leathers.
Funeral services will be Saturday, Aug. 30, 2003 at 1 p.m. in the Grace Baptist Church, North Bend. The Rev. Mahlon Nevel will officiate. Interment will be in North Bend Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Bucktail Medical Center, 1001 Pine St., South Renovo, Pa. 17764.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Dean K. Wetzler Jr. Funeral Home, 320 Main St., Mill Hall.
Willetta Cummings Jack
Willetta Cummings Jack, 94, 12 Sylvan Drive, Lock Haven, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2003 in the Lock Haven Hospital Extended Care Unit.
She was born Jan. 9, 1909 in Hyner, the daughter of the late Martin L. and Caroline A. Weaver Cummings.
On April 1, 1953 in Renovo, she married Hubert H. Jack who died on March 15, 1981.
She was a 1925 graduate of Renovo High School and a 1929 graduate of Lock Haven State Teacher's College. She earned her master's degree in political science from Duke University in North Carolina in 1937.
From 1929 through 1944, she was an English teacher at the Renovo High School. She served in the United States Navy from 1944 through 1946 as a specialist first class and was awarded the American Campaign Medal and the World War II Victory Medal. She then was an associate professor of English for 23 years at Lock Haven University, until her retirement on Jan. 10, 1970.
She is survived by her dear friends Gray and Mary Simons of Virginia Beach, Va.
Private graveside services will be at the convenience of the family in the North Bend Cemetery near Renovo, with the Rev. John Godissart officiating. There will be no public visitation. Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the Loan Fund of the Lock Haven University Foundation, 126 Akeley Hall, Lock Haven, Pa. 17745.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Moriarty-Dutcavich Funeral Home, 112 E. Church St., Lock Haven, Pa. 17745.
Jerry L. Wagner
Jerry L. Wagner, 68, departed this life on Aug. 20, 2003 after a courageous battle with cancer.
He leaves behind, to treasure many wonderful memories, his wife of 42 years, Mary M. Wagner; daughter Jo Ann Campbell of Mesa, Ariz.; daughter and son-in-law Virginia and John Mikkola of Winston-Salem, N.C., and three granddaughters, Autumn Campbell of Columbia, Mo. and Taylor and Morgan Mikkola of Winston-Salem, N.C.
Also surviving are a sister, Mary Wagner of Denver, Colo.; a brother, Jack Wagner of Arapahoe, Neb.; as well as many other special relatives and friends.
A memorial service was held in Manvel, Texas with his final resting place being in Holbrook, Neb. The family wishes to thank all the friends who lifted our spirits with their kind words, thoughts and prayers.
Robert Eugene Swartz
Robert Eugene 'Corky' Swartz, 79, Walnut Street, Jersey Shore, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2003 in ManorCare, Jersey Shore.
He was born Jan. 28, 1924, a son of Tessie Eckenstine.
He was married to the former Peggy Lee Fulkrod, who died in February of 1990.
Corky was a disabled World War II U.S. Army veteran, serving in the European Theatre and having fought in the Battle of the Bulge. He was a recipient of the Bronze Star, Good Conduct Medal, Presidential Citation, Combat Infantry Badge, ETO Ribbon with five battle stars and two Purple Hearts. He donated his war medals to the Taber Museum and was a life member of the Disabled American Veterans.
Corky retired in 1985 after 35 years as a steelworker for Jersey Shore Steel.
He was a member of the Citizens Hose and Ambulance Company, the Emergency Management Team and Fire Police. He was a former member of the Tiadaghton Sportsmen's Club and enjoyed hunting and coin collecting.
Surviving are two daughters, Cathy I. (Ken) Carr and Cheri L. (Dave) Fluck, both of Jersey Shore; two grandsons, David Jr. and Rob; two granddaughters, Danielle and Amber; and a half-brother, George Hill Jr. of Jersey Shore.
A memorial graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Jersey Shore Cemetery. The family will provide the flowers. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1948 E. Third St., Williamsport, Pa. 17701; National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 175 Pine St., Williamsport, Pa. 17701; Lycoming County Historical Society and Thomas T. Taber Museum, 858 W. Fourth St., Williamsport, Pa. 17701; or American Diabetes Association, 2040 Linglestown Road, Suite 106, Harrisburg, Pa. 17110.
Arrangements are being handled by the Rearick-Carpenter Funeral Home Ltd., 'A Life Celebration Home.'
Janice L. Umstead
Janice L. Umstead, 67, of Jersey Shore, died peacefully at her home with her family and friends by her side Friday, Aug. 27, 2004.
Born Nov. 9, 1936 in Waterville, she was the daughter of Clarence A. and Hester A. English Myers.
Janice was the beloved wife of Charles E. Umstead Sr. with whom she celebrated her 49th wedding anniversary on June 11.
She was a graduate of Jersey Shore Area High School and was employed for many years as a receptionist for Dr. Milton Shapiro, a local dentist. Janice had a variety of interests including music, needlework and a love of nature. Her most treasured times were those spent with her family.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by her two sons, Charles E. Jr. of Cogan Station and Clarence R. of Jersey Shore; her daughter and son-in-law Amber L. and Robert Miller of Massachusetts; her seven grandchildren, Dawn and Shawn Umstead, Stacey and Kelsey Umstead, Erica Umstead and Lacey Williams and Simon Miller; a brother, Richard Myers of McElhattan; a sister, Anne Ruhl of South Williamsport; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service celebrating Janice's life will be held at11 a.m. Monday at the Grace Lutheran Church, corner of Maple and Walnut streets, Jersey Shore, with the Rev. Ralph Heagy officiating. There will be no viewing. Interment will be in Jersey Shore Cemetery. Flowers will be provide by the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, 1705 Warren Ave., 202, Williamsport, Pa. 17701 or the Lupus Foundation of Pa., 5405 Jonestown road, Suite 110, Harrisburg, Pa. 17112.
Arrangements are being handled by the Rearick-Carpenter Funeral Home, Ltd. 'A Life Celebration Home.'
Evana R. Butler
Evana R. Butler, 87, of 101 Leader Drive, Williamsport and formerly of Renovo, died Sunday, Nov. 7, 2004 at Manor Care Health Services South.
Born Jan. 2, 1917 in Renovo, she was a daughter of John H. and Edna J. Shaffer Martz.
Evana was a member of Renovo United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband Russell M. Butler in 1970.
Graveside services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday at North Bend Cemetery, North Bend, Clinton County, with the Rev. John A. Godissart officiating.
Arrangements are by the Sanders Mortuary, Williamsport.
Valorie J. Valentine
In loving memory of Valorie J. Valentine who passed away Nov. 4, 2004 at home in Lock Haven.
Valorie was born Dec. 23, 1956 to Paul and Joyce Andrus.
Valorie enjoyed her grandchildren, arts, crafts, fishing, camping and traveling.
Valorie is survived by her two children, Michelle L. Mindziak of Bellefonte and Michael L. Barnard of McElhattan, and her siblings, Belinda Andrus of Anchorage, Alaska, Robin Morasco of Lock Haven, Holly Andrus of Lock Haven, Paul Andrus of Jersey Shore, Kelly Roller of Williamsport, Michael Andrus of Jersey Shore, Brian Andrus of Jersey Shore.
Valorie had six grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Joyce Andrus.
Graveside services will be at Rest Haven Memorial Park at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12, 2004. Officiating will be Capt. David Stout. Flowers and monetary donations may be sent to Yost-Gedon Funeral Home, 112 W. Main St., Lock Haven, Pa. 17745.
Her family sends this wish: 'Although you took your walk through the gates of heaven early in life, you will be deeply missed and loved always. We will join you in the Lord's hands in the end.'
Albert L. 'Sandy' Carson
Albert L. 'Sandy' Carson, 85, of 3042 Canoe Run Road, Jersey Shore, died Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2004 in the Manor Care Health Center in Jersey Shore.
Born March 17, 1919 in Mifflin Township, he was the son of Arthur M. Carson and the former Edna Greenaway.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, the former Marjorie A. Tenney, who died June 5, 1986.
For many years, he was a member of the Phelps Chapel United Methodist Church.
He was a lifetime farmer and was retired from Agway in Williamsport.
His wife, the former Velma Bay, survives him. They were united in marriage Dec. 8, 1989.
Also surviving are son, Larry L. Carson and wife Barbara of Jersey Shore; a daughter, Beverly A. Carson of Charleston, S.C.; a stepdaughter, Caroline B. Baird and husband Robert of Jersey Shore and two step-grandsons.
Memorial services will be Saturday, Nov. 13, 2004 at 11 a.m. in the Phelps Chapel United Methodist Church. Burial will be in the Jersey Shore Cemetery. Rev. Terry Hughes, his pastor, will officiate. Memorial contributions can be made in his name to the Phelps Chapel United Methodist Church, 68 Phelps Chapel Road, Jersey Shore, Pa. 17740 or to a charity of your choice. Frederick B. Welker Funeral Home, 125 N. Main St., Jersey Shore, is handling the arrangements.
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