Jean B. Layne
Jean B. Layne, 82, of 15 N. Fairview St., Lock Haven, died Aug. 24, 2005 at Lock Haven Hospital Extended Care.
She was born June 6, 1923 in Lockport, the daughter of the late Austin and Manzie Wills Wright.
Mrs. Layne was a member of the Lock Haven First Church of Christ and a 1941 graduate of Lock Haven High School. She attended Lock Haven Teachers College and was a Navy WAVE in World War II.
Surviving are her husband, Spencer H. Layne; a daughter, Cynthia A. Stonerook of Lock Haven; two grandchildren, James S. and Daniel M. Stonerook; and five great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be Saturday, Aug. 27, 2005 at 11 a.m., at the Donald G. Walker Funeral Home Inc., 231 High St., Flemington, with Rev. Troy Borst officiating. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the time of the service. Interment will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery Mausoleum. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Church of Christ, Lock Haven.
Parker G. Peer
Parker G. Peer, 89, of Marion St., Jersey Shore, died Thursday, Aug. 25, 2005 at Manor Care Health Services.
He was born March 6, 1916 in Watrous, the son of George and Blanche Parker Peer.
Parker was married to the former Catherine Dodds who passed away in 1976.
Parker was a member of the St. John's Lutheran Church.
He was a graduate of the Wellsboro High School.
For 25 years he was a brakeman witthe New York Central Railroad and in 1982 he retired from the parts deparment of the former Bill Marks Ford.
Parker was a member of the West Branch Bird Club and enjoyed dogs, hunting, fishing, rock collecting, woodworking and collecting owls.He is survived by a son, Wayne of Jersey Shore and a sister-in-law, Gertie Peer of Wellsboro.
A celebration of Parker's life will begin with a visitation Monday evening, from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Rearick-Carpenter Funeral Home, Ltd. 'A Life Celebration Home,' 1002 Allegheny St., Jersey Shore. Services wil lbe 11 a.m., Tuesday, at the funeral home withis pastor, Rev. Kerry R. Aucker officiating. Interment will be in Jersey Shore Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to teh Divine Providence Cancer treatment Center, 1100 Grampian Blvd., Williamsport, Pa. 17701.
Mildred V. Hill
Mildred Violet Hill, 79, of Bellefonte, formerly of Lock Haven, died Friday, Aug. 26, 2005 at the Centre Crest Nursing Home.
She was a daughter of the late Samuel D. and Martha Milton Halderman.
She was married March 4, 1943 to Carl Edward Hill Sr., who preceded her in death on Dec. 24, 1977.
She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Bellefonte, and retired from Centre Community Hospital in 1989 after 29 years of service.
She is survived by two sons, Carl Edward Hill Jr. of Pittsburgh and David Franklin Hill of Bellefonte; a daughter, Judith Elaine DeHaas of Bellefonte; nine grandchildren; eight step-grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.
Services will be Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2005 at 11 a.m. at the Dean K. Wetzler Funeral Home, Milesburg. Friends will be received at the funeral home on Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m. Burial will be at Port Matilda Cemetery.
Richard E. Simcox
Richard E. Simcox, 73, 504 Birch St., Flemington, died Friday, Aug. 26, 2005 at his son's home in Mill Hall.
Born Nov. 17, 1931 in Lock Haven, he was a son of the late Earl E. and Estella McGill Simcox.
He was married to Catherine Simcox. She preceded him in death.
He was a graduate of Lock Haven High School. He worked for Clinton Paper, International Paper and Webers Electrical. He was also the owner of Dick's TV Service, a TV repair business.
He was a member of the United Evangelical Lutheran Church, a Korean War veteran and a volunteer for Meals on Wheels.
He is survived by a son, Jeffrey (Cindy) Simcox of Mill Hall; three 'special granddaughters,' Jena Kandziora and Karin Katschmer of Germany and Francesca Ruozzi of Italy; a sister, Lillian Simcox of Mill Hall; two grandchildren, Kirby Simcox and Angela Simcox and fiance Rusty Stringfellow; and a great-grandson, Jessie Simcox.
In addition to his wife, he was predeceased by daughters Jennifer and Melissa Simcox.
Burial and services will be at the convenience of the family, Chaplain Ron Turner will officiate. There will be no visitation. Interment will be at Rest Haven Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society and SouthernCare Hospice.
Arrangements are under direction of the Donald G. Walker Funeral Home Inc., Flemington.
Joseph F. Simcox Jr.
Joseph F. Simcox Jr., 58, of 80 Cottage Lane, Mill Hall, died Aug. 27, 2005 in Potter Township, Centre County.
He was born on June 6, 1947, the son of the late Joseph F. and Betty Chaplain Simcox.
Mr. Simcox was a 1967 graduate of the Lock Haven High School. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, working on cars, 'checkering' gun stocks and leather working.
He retired from the U.S. Army on Sept. 30, 1989, as a Sgt. First Class. He received the Good Conduct Medal, 6th Meritorious Service Medal/Army Commendation Medal with one Oak Leaf Cluster, National Defense Service Medal, Professional Development Ribbon (advanced), Army Achievement Medal, Army service Ribbon/Overseas Service Driver and Mechanic Badge.
On June 24, 1967 in Mill Hall, Mr. Simcox was married to Flossie K. Rupert Simcox, who survives at home.
He worked at the foremr Renninger's Lumber Co. in Mill Hall.
Surviving are two sons, Joseph F. Simcox III, of Mill Hall, and John R. (Amber) Simcox of Mill Hall; two daughters, Kathy Jo (Bruce) Dorner of Mill Hall, and Deborah Kay (Mitchell) Heverly of Mill Hall; three sisters, Pat Wilson of Williamsport, Mary Bower of Woolrich and Judy Bennett of Antes Fort; two brothers, David Simcox of Castanea and Larry Simcox of Morocco, Ind.; six grandchildren and three step-grandchildren.
The funeral will be held at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 1, 2005 at the Dean K. Wetzler, Jr., Funeral Home, 320 Main St., Mill Hall, with Mr. Dean Williams officiating. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Interment will be in Rest Haven Memorial Park, Lock Haven.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Simcox family, 80 Cottage Lane, Mill Hall, Pa. 17751.
Arrangements are entrusted to Dean K. Wetzler Funeral Home, 320 Main St., Mill Hall 17751.
Lawrence J. Kephart
Lawrence Joseph Kephart, 64 of S. Fairview St., Lock Haven, died Friday, Aug. 26, 2005 at his residence following a brief illness.
He was born Sept. 8, 1940 in Altoona, the son of Elliot R. and Gladys (Seymore) Kephart.
Mr. Kephart was married to the former Bonnie G. Straley on March 8, 1997 in Altoona.
He was currently employed as a software trainer for Brodart, Inc. (CRS). He also served two terms as Clinton County COmmissioner, (1992-1995 and 1984-1987) and managed the Lock Haven Elk's Club for three years.
Mr. Kephart attended St. Agnes Catholic Church and was a member of Elks, Moose, 40 et 8, Catholic War Veterans, Knight's of Columbus, American Legion, St. Stanislaus Kostka, Altoona, and Clinton County Economic Partnership.
He served in the Navy on the USS Independence during the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Surviving are his second wife, Bonnie G. and his first wife, Sandra Madigan of Altoona; four sons, Michael Sean (Jan) Kephart of Rockwall, Texas, Thomas (Jessie) Kephart, Casey (Phyllis) Kephart and Jonathan Kephart, all of Altoona; three daughters, Laurie Gunton-Kephart of Altoona, Roberta (Dean) Ely of Marietta, Ga., and Erin (Jeff) Huckel of Raleigh, N.C.; 10 grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; three step-children, Deborah Link of Patton, Kelly Toner of Lock Haven, and Donald Probst Jr. of Ft. Meade, Md.; three sisters, Judy Dionis, Marcia Homan and Karen Matthews, all of Altoona, and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Michael.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, Sept. 2, 2005 at Helt Funeral Chapel, 232 Hogan Blvd., Mill Hall, with Rev. Jozef Kovacik officiating. Friends and relatives will be received at the funeral home on Thursday, from 6 to p.m. There will be an Elk's service Thursday evening followed by a Prayer Service at 8:30 p.m. Interment will be at Rest Haven Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the American Cancer Society (Clinton Unit) 1948 East Third St., Williamsport, Pa. 17701-3945.
Richard H. Sigmund
Richard H. Sigmund, 72, of Woolrich, died Sunday, Aug. 28, 2005 at the Manor Care Nursing Home, Williamsport.
He was born March 7, 1933 in Lock Haven, the son of the late Richard W. and Thelma Henry Sigmund.
On July 14, 1956 at St. Luke's United Church of Christ, Lock Haven, he married the former Catherine Sylvis, who survives in Woolrich.
He was a 1951 graduate of the former Lock Haven High School and a 1958 graduate of Lock Haven Teachers College.
He served in the United States Army During the Korean War.
He was first employed as a teacher with the Northern Joint High School, Dillsburg. He then was employed as an English teacher at the former Bald Eagle-Nittany High School from 1959 until his retirement in 1991, and was active with Homeward Bound, drama performances and coached girls softball.
He played baseball in his early years and later coached Little League and then umpired baseball and softball. He enjoyed trips to New York City to attend Broadway Productions.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Kelly Dolan and her husband Dr. James of Mill Hall, Maribeth Condo and her husband Steve of Lindenhurst, Ill.; one son, Richard A. and his wife Kim of Woolrich; two sisters, Dorothy Miller of Auburn, N.Y., and Helen Massey of Maryland; three brothers, Sam of California, Jess of New Jersey and John of Florida; and four grandchildren, Jason Sigmund, Timothy Dolan and Avery and Reagan Condo.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Kay Watson.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2005 at 10:30 a.m. at the Donald G. Walker Funeral Home, Inc., 231 High St., Flemington, with the Rev. Susan Champion officiating. Burial will be in Rest Haven Memorial Park, Lock Haven. Friends will be received at the funeral home on Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Luke's United Church of Christ, 1175 W. Fourth St., Lock Haven, the Clinton County SPCA, or the Huntingtons Disease Foundation, 505 8th St., Suite 902, New York, N.Y.
Rose M. Stamm
Rose Marie 'Butch' Stamm, 59, formerly of 419 Wright St., Flemington, died Aug. 28, 2005 at Susque-View Home, Lock Haven.
He was born Jan. 25, 1946 in Lock Haven, a daughter of the late Frank and Hazel Wadsworth Cycak.
She was a 1964 graduate of the Lock Haven High School and had worked in the receiving department of Scot's Lo-Cost and previously at Crissman's Inc., Castanea.
She was a Protestant in faith and enjoyed going to yard sales, camping, playing bingo and yahtzee. She was also known for making fudge.
Surviving are three daughters, Wanda (Shawn) Moore of Mill Hall, Charlene 'Charley' (Curt) Lannan of Flemington, and Brittney Barton of Lock Haven; four grandchildren, Brandyn, Ashtyn and Desmyn Moore and Corbin Lannan; two sisters, Eleanor Jane (Alva) Saxton of Lock Haven, and Patricia Baney of Castanea.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2005 at the St. Paul Lutheran Church, Nittany Valley Dr., Mill Hall, with Pastors Andrea and Nathan Rice officiating. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, at the Dean K. Wetzler, Jr. Funeral Home, Mill Hall. Interment will be at Dunnstown Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of the funeral home.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Dean K. Wetzler Jr. Funeral Home, Mill Hall.
Douglas J. Chevillot
Douglas James Chevillot, 47 of Cincinnati, Ohio, died Aug. 6, 2005 at his residence. He was born Feb. 21, 1958, the son of Richard Chevillot and the late JoAnne Chevillot. Preceded in death by his brother, David Lawrence and son, Timothy Barzona; he is also survived by three brothers; Dennis Michael of Florida, Daniel Joseph of South Carolina and Dale Richard of Clintondale and four sisters; Debra Anne of South Carolina, DiAnne Marie of Loganton, Donna Jo of New Jersey and Drusilla Lynn of Maryland and a son Jason Barzona of Maryland.
Memorial services will be at the convenience of the family.
William L. Earon
William Lynn Earon, 89, Flemington, died at Lock Haven Hospital Extended Care Unit on Aug. 28, 2005. He was the son of the late Thurman Earon and Mary Fulton Earon.
He was married to Genevieve Smeltzer-Bechdel Earon who survives.
He was the father of Gary (Nancy) Earon, Billie (Gary) Fry, and Ellen Maull, and the proud grandfather of eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. A sister Jeannette Zimmerman also survives.
Mr. Earon was preceded in death by a sister Helen Earon, Lynn was a graduate of Lock Haven University, a member of the class of 1938, and he was a star basketball player. He was a junior engineer at Sylvania for 22 years. He also taught mathematics at Jersey Shore High School, retiring in 1980.
He served as a Council Member for many years at St. Lukes United Church of Christ and was a life member of the Lock Haven Elks. As well, he was a member of Golden K, and the West Branch Bald Eagle Bird Club.
Also, he was a life member of Millbrook Playhouse. He was actively involved with Habitat for Humanity. A great sportsmen who loved hunting and fishing, he was a lifetime fan of the St. Louis Cardinals.
He will be greatly missed by many family and friends.
Services will be held at noon, Thursday, Sept. 1, 2005 at St. Lukes United Church of Christ with visitation from 10:30 a.m. until the time of service. The Rev. Jack Archer will officiate. Burial will be at the convenience of the family at Jacksonville Cemetery. Memorials may be made to St. Luke's Church, Habitat for Humanity or the SPCA.
Arrangements are under direction of the Donald G. Walker Funeral Home, Inc.
Harry F. Ruhl
Harry F. Ruhl, of 380 Girio Terrace, South Williamsport, passed away Aug. 29, 2005 at Manor Care North.
He was born Feb. 25, 1922 at Tylersville.
He served in the South Pacific Theatre during WW II.
He retired from Sears & Roebuck after 39 years of service. He was a Sugar Valley High School graduate. Early in life he worked at the Silk Mill, J.C. Penney's 'Penn Woven' in Lock Haven.
Harry was a charter member of Antes Fort Fire Dept. and a former member of the Elk's in Williamsport.
He was preceded in death by a brother, four sisters, his first wife Marie Gamble (1958) and an infant son Aquilla Ruhl.
Harry is survived by his wife of 39 years, the former Ann Myers of Waterville; four daughters Marcia Poorman of Antes Fort, Rebecca Sechrist of South Williamsport, Mary Ruth of Reinholds, and Jennifer Ruhl of Lock Haven; eight grandchildren; a sister Edna Kleckner, residing at SusqueView Home, and a several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service celebrating Harry's life will be held at Antes Fort United Methodist Church on a date and time to be announced. There will be no visitation. Burial will be in Reformed Cemetery, Tylersville.
Arrangements are being made by Rearick-Carpenter Funeral Home Ltd. 'A Life Celebration Home,' Jersey Shore.
Shirley J. Palmer
Shirley J. Palmer of 300 Susquehanna Ave., Renovo, died Aug. 27, 2005 at Williamsport Hospital.
She was born Jan. 9, 1939 in Renovo, the daughter of the late William and Thelma (Wilsoncroft) Bruno.
She was a graduate of Renovo High School, and a past member of F.A.S.T. Ambulance and South Renovo Borough Council. She was a member of South Renovo Zoning Hearing Board and she was a South Renovo Vacancy Hearing chairperson. She enjoyed her family, baking and playing bingo.
In addition to her companion, Leroy Swartz, she is survived by her two sons, James B. Palmer Jr., South Renovo, and Jeff S. Palmer, Quakertown; her two daughters, Sherri Palmer, Akron, Ohio and Patty Staub, Lock Haven; two brothers Charles Bruno, South Renovo, and William Bruno, McElhattan; one sister, Catharine Wheeler, South Renovo; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Services and burial will be announced at a later date. Arrangements are under direction of the Donald G. Walker Funeral Home Inc.
William 'Russ' Donahay, 86, of Howard, died Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2005 at Lock Haven Hospital.
Mr. Donahay was born Nov. 14, 1918 in Salona, the son of the late Roy D. and Anna Strouse Donahay.
He attended Salona Schools and was employed by Piper Aircraft for 38 years, retiring in 1981. He also attended Beech Creek Wesleyan Church.
He served in the Army Air Corp., enlisting in January 1941. He was a survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor while serving at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii.
He is survived by his wife, Mary 'Dot' Yeager, at home; one daughter, Wanda R. Donahay of Beech Creek; one son, Larry A. Donahay and wife, Chris, of Muncy; one sister, Shirley D. Greendoner of Mill Hall; three grandchildren, Amy Harpster, Kevin Donahay and Heather Nygo; five great-grandchildren, Octavia, Jada, Taliah, Tavia and Audrie.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Harold 'Lou' Donahay.
The funeral will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 3, at the W. Robert Neff Funeral Home, 135 W. Main St., Howard, with Rev. James Leitzel officiating. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Interment is in the Summit Hill Cemetery, Howard.
Janice R. McNulty
Janice Reed McNulty, 80, of 940 4th Ave., Brockway, died August 30, 2005 at her residence.
She was born on Jan. 23, 1925 in Beech Creek, Clinton County, the daughter of the late Joseph and Charlotte Reed Knisley.
Mrs. McNulty and her husband, John J. McNulty, were married for 63 years.
She was a homemaker and a member of St. Tobias Church, Brockway. She was fond of visiting the Jersey Shore area and spend many summers at Cape May.
Mrs. McNulty was a past president of Unit #95 American Legion Auxillary.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons, Thomas McNulty of Homer City and John W. McNulty of DuBois; two daughters, Bridget Swartzlander of Lewisburg and Deirdre Yance of Indianapolis, Ind.; and seven grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 9:30 a.m., Friday, at St. Tobias in Brockway. Rev. Charles Kaza will officiate. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m., Thursday, at Carlson-Shugarts Funeral Home Inc., Brockway. A Vigil service will be held at 8:45 p.m., Thursday. Burial will be in St. Tobias Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Brockwayville Depot or the American Heart Association.
Vida Viola Stoner
Vida Viola Stoner, 88, formerly of West Church Street, Lock Haven, died Friday, Sept. 2, 2005 at the Oakridge Personal Care Home, Renovo Road, Mill Hall, where she had been a resident since November of 2004.
She was born in Greenburr, Logan Township, and was the daughter of the late Harrison and Lydia Kahle Fiedler.
She was married to W. 'Bill' Thurston Stoner on Oct. 20, 1938. He preceded her in death on March 3, 1990.
Mrs. Stoner graduated from Sugar Valley High School. She served as the local registrar in the Lock Haven area. Vida had been employed at the Lock Haven University for many years, retiring in 1995.
She enjoyed walking, shopping and spending quality time with her family.
Survivors include three sons, William T. Stoner of Lock Haven, Steven N. Stoner of West Fenwick Island, Del. and Edward A. Stoner of Lock Haven; seven grandchildren, Graham Dion of Lock Haven, Christopher of Beech Creek, Justin of Greenville, S.C.; Meredith of Austin, Texas; Jennifer Stump of Charlotte, N.C., Eric of State College and Kimberly of West Fenwick Island, Del.; and two grandchildren, Colby and Cobin.
Mrs. Stoner was preceded in death by her husband and a number of brothers and sisters.
Funeral services for Vida Viola Stoner will be held Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2005 at 11 a.m. in the Yost-Gedon Funeral Home, 121 W. Main St., Lock Haven. The Rev. Troy M. Borst of the Lock Haven First Church of Christ will officiate. Interment will be in Rest Haven Memorial Park, Dunnstable Township.
Friends will be received at the funeral home one hour prior to services. The family suggests memorial contributions will be accepted by the Susquehanna Health Systems Hospice through the funeral home.
Funeral arrangements are being completed by the Yost-Gedon Funeral Home.
Karen M. Miller
Karen M. Miller, 37, of South Market Street, Selinsgrove, passed away at 10:55 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2005 in the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.
She was born Sept. 21, 1967 in Renovo, the daughter of Bertha M. (Shumac) Rifenburgh and her husband, Donald, of Mifflinburg.
Karen attended Jersey Shore High School.
She was employed by Creation Windows and Philips Products, both of Selinsgrove; Wood-Mode, Kreamer; and Four Seasons Restaurant, Hummels Wharf.
Surviving, in addition to her mother and stepfather, are three daughters, Grace M. Bowersox and fiance Heath Benfer of Middleburg, Brittany M. Miller and friend Alex Nace of Sunbury and DiAnne V. Knarr of Mifflinburg; two sisters, Kandi K. Renn of Mifflinburg and Barbara J. Snook of Milton; three brothers, Paul C. Miller of Confluence, Thomas A. Miller of Sunbury and James W. Miller of Aberdeen, S.D.; three stepbrothers; her paternal grandmother, Darlene C. Miller of Beech Creek; her very special friend, Yasser Eldib of Northumberland; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Hummel Funeral Home Inc., 574 Hill St., Middleburg. Burial will be in Glendale Cemetery, Middleburg.
Rose M. Wargo
Rose M. Wargo, 77, of 19 Woodward Meadows, Lock Haven, died Friday, Sept. 2, 2005 in Susque-View Home Inc.
Born May 5, 1928 in Lake Ariel, she was the daughter of the late John Howish and Ann Geretsky Howish.
She was a food service director for Keystone Central School District before retiring in 1990. After she retired she enjoyed spending her time helping her grandsons at TJ's and babysitting her great-granddaughter.
She was married to Paul A. Wargo.
He preceded her in death on Jan 29, 1974.
She was also preceded in death by a sister, Helen Zapack.
She is survived by a son, Nicholas P. Wargo of Mill Hall; two daughters, Veronica R. Fye and Teresa A. VanGorder of Mill Hall; two brothers, John Howish of Kings Park, N.Y. and Earl Howish of Lock Haven; one sister, Anna Kennedy of Las Vegas; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2005 at 7 p.m. at Donald G. Walker Funeral Home, 231 High St., Flemington. Friends will be received at the funeral home 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday evening. Father Jozef Kovacik will officiate. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, SPCA or the American Red Cross for the victims of Hurricane Katrina.
Donald James Kinley Sr.
Donald James Kinley Sr., 65, of 324 Burke St., Jersey Shore died Friday, Sept. 2, 2005 at his home.
Born in Dunnstable Township Oct. 2, 1939, he was the son of the late James Kinley and Dorothy Walker.
He was employed for 33 years and eight months at Jersey Shore Steel Co., before retiring in December of 2001.
He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was a life member of the North America Hunting Club, North America Fishing Club and the Handyman Club.
Mr. Kinley and his spouse, Cindy Kieffer Kinley, who survives, were united in marriage on May 17, 1986.
He is also survived by five sons, Donald J. Kinley Jr. of Mill Hall, Dennis Kinley of Mill Hall, Matthew (Valerie) Kieffer of Jersey Shore, and Dustin and Raymond Kinley, at home; one daughter, Barbara (Carl) Wensel, Mill Hall; Four brothers, Ronald (Gloria) Kinley of Milesburg, Robert (Sharon) Kinley of Mill Hall, James Kinley of Beech Creek and Carter Kinley of Howard; one sister, Jeanne (Kenneth) McGhee of Mill Hall; a sister-in-law, Ethel Kinley of Farrandsville; six granddaughters and two grandsons.
He was preceded in death by a brother, William Kinley.
He is also survived by two canine companions, Buddy and Half Pint.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2005 at 10 a.m. in Donald G. Walker Funeral Home, 231 High St., Flemington. Friends will be received 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. The Rev. Kathy Kind will officiate. Memorial contributions may be made to the Susquehanna Hospice and Susquehanna Cancer Center. Interment will be in Rest Haven Memorial Park.
Mary E. Crotzer
Mary E. Crotzer, 77, of Orviston passed away Monday, Sept. 5, 2005 at the Lock Haven Hospital.
Born in Monument on Dec. 10, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Stewart G. and Mary Elizabeth Mann Winslow.
She worked at the Bloomsburg Silk Mill and was a member of the Orviston Bible Church where she taught Sunday School.
She also enjoyed cross stitching, various puzzles and time with her beloved dog, Ginger.
Preceded in death by her husband Art Crotzer, Mary is survived by one sister, Delores Wallace of Butte, Mont.; and three brothers, Calvin Winslow of Orviston, Paul Winslow of Monument and Bruce Winslow of Beech Creek.
She also had many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, Sept. 8, 2005 at 1 p.m. at the W. Robert Neff Funeral Home, 135 W. Main Street, Howard. Visitation will be Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Pastor Karl Steele will officiate. Burial will be in Schenck's Cemetery, Howard Township. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Orviston Bible Church.
Anna M. Sechrist
Anna M. Sechrist, 56, of 353 Nices Hollow Road, Jersey Shore, died Sunday, Sept. 3, 2005 in the Geisinger Medical Center at Danville.
Born Nov. 29, 1948 in Jersey Shore she was the daughter of Robert O. Boatman and the former Edna V. Myers.
Her husband Robert L. Sechrist Sr. survives her; they were united in marriage July 19, 1986.
Earlier in her life she was employed by Nichols, Cobblers and the West Co.
Also surviving are a son Jeff Bower of Jersey Shore; a daughter Lori Koons of Jersey Shore; two stepsons, Robert L. Sechrist Jr. and Daniel D. Sechrist both of Jersey Shore; two grandchildren and 11 step-grandchildren; a sister Delphine Fravel of Avis, and two brothers, David E. Boatman of Kennesaw, Ga. and Kenneth E. Boatman of Temple, Ga.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Frederick B. Welker Funeral Home, 125 N. Main Street, Jersey Shore. Burial and funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family.
Marc A. Campana
Marc A. Campana, 23, of 774 Picnic Woods Road, Jersey Shore went to be with his Lord and Savior at home Monday, Sept. 5, 2005 after a brief illness.
He was born May 14, 1982 in Williamsport, a son of Dr. Anthony F. and Terrie Murray Campana.
He graduated in 2000 from Jersey Shore High School and just received his Bachelor's Degree from Penn College of Technology in Plastic Polymers. He earned the rank of Eagle Scout during high school and was a member of Faith Christian Church of Williamsport. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and motorcycles. He loved his friends and family.
Besides his parents he is survived by a brother Benjamin and a sister Juliette at home; maternal grandparents Don and Helen Murray of Salladasburg; paternal grandparents Dr. Joseph and Marie Campana of Linden, along with cousins.
Marc's life celebration will begin with a visitation from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Faith Christian Church, 2570 Lycoming Creek Road, Williamsport. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the church with his minister Tommy Denney officiating. Interment will be in Salladasburg Cemetery. His family suggests contributions be made to the Northeast District of American Heart Association, 1704 Warren Ave. Williamsport, Pa 17701.
The Rearick-Carpenter Funeral Home, A Life Celebration Home, of Jersey Shore is handling arrangements.
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