Ronald L. Weaver
ELIZABETHVILLE - Ronald Lamar Weaver Sr., 59, of 849 Rakers Mill Road, died Monday, Aug. 16 at his home.
Born July 9, 1945 in Lykens, he was the son of the late Harold E. and Beatrice L. Bates Weaver.
He was employed in the past as police chief for Elizabethville, and also worked as a truck driver for Supervalue in Harrisburg and Penn Dot in Elizabethville.
He was a member of Salem Lutheran Church; American Legion Post No. 404 and VFW Post No. 6343, all in Elizabethville.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War.
Surviving are his wife, Phyllis Ann Bertone Weaver; a son, Ronald L. Jr. of Lebanon; two daughters, Dawn E. Reed of Harrisburg and Michele L. Mauser of State College; two step-
daughters, Kim M. Womer of Shermans Dale and Tammy L. Calhoun of Halifax; three brothers, Dale H. of Boiling Springs, Gene L. of Mount Holly Springs and Charles E. of Jacksonville, Fla.; and seven grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Lauri Weaver.
Funeral services were held Aug. 19 from his church. Burial with military honors was in Maple Grove Cemetery in Elizabethville.
Memorial donations may be made to: American Cancer Society, Harrisburg Unit, 3211 N. Front St., Suite 100, Harrisburg 17110.
Hoover Funeral Home in Elizabethville was in charge of arrangements.
CARSONVILLE - Joan Tripp Funck, 71, died Wednesday, Aug. 18 at her home.
Born June 6, 1933 in Kansas City, Mo., she was the adopted daughter of the late Albion and Sally Eddy Tripp, formerly of Youngstown, Ohio and Camp Hill.
She was a 1952 graduate of Camp Hill High School, where she participated in basketball and cheerleading. She was a 1953 graduate of Katherine Gibbs Secretarial School in Providence, R.I., then worked for a time at Brown University.
She was a homemaker and a member of St. James Independent Church; Farm Women Group No. 15; and Carsonville Fire Company.
Surviving are her husband of 49 years, James R. Funck; a daughter, Sally Jo Northcutt of Brookville, Ohio; a son, Alan of Manassas, Va.; four grandchildren; and a niece and two nephews.
Memorial services will be held Saturday, Sept. 4 at 10:30 a.m. from St. James Independent Church in Carsonville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her honor to: PinnacleHealth Hospice, 3705 Elmwood Dr., Harrisburg 17110; or St. James Independent Church, 827 Wilhour Rd., Elizabethville 17023.
Ruth A. Oxenrider
MILLERSBURG - Ruth A. Oxenrider, 76, of 572 Race Street, died Thursday, Aug. 19 at Harrisburg Hospital.
Born September 22, 1927 in Reinerton, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Katie Kahler Carl.
She was a member of Matamoras Community Church in Halifax, where she was active in the churches Helping Hands group and ladies fellowship.
Surviving are her husband of 57 years, Glenn H. Oxenrider; a son, Larry C. of Millersburg; a daughter, Glenda J. Helman of Millersburg; four brothers, William and Roger Carl, both of Muir, John Carl of Maryland and Allen Carl of Tower City; four sisters, June Klinger of Tower City, Rachel Rissinger of Elizabethtown, Janice Harner of Maryland and Merle Lebo of Muir; three grand-
children; a great-granddaughter; and nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Aug. 24 from her church. Burial was in Riverview Memorial Gardens in Halifax.
Memorial donations may be made to: Matamoras Community Church, 3267 Peters Mountain Rd., Halifax 17032.
Dimon Funeral Home in Tower City was in charge of arrangements.
Dorothy N. Collins
WILLIAMSTOWN - Dorothy N. Collins, 88, formerly of Williamstown, died Sunday, Aug. 15, at Susquehanna Lutheran Village.
Born Nov. 16, 1915 in Williamstown, she was the daughter of the late John and Beulah Wolfe Miller.
She and her late husband, James, were the retired owners of the former Collin's Bar and Grill in Williamstown. She also was a retired beautician.
She was a member of the Ebenezer Evangelical Congregational Church in Williams-town, and a social member of American Legion No. 239.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Violet Schoffstall; and a brother, John Miller. Surviving are two sons, Dale J. of Williamstown and Gary J. of Hershey; five grand-
children; eight great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at the convenience of the family. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery in Williamstown.
Memorial donations may be made to: Ebenezer Evangelical Congregational Church, 332 W. Market St., Williamstown 17098; or Williamstown American Legion, Market St., Williamstown.
Dimon Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Esther H. Moyer
TOWER CITY - Esther H. Moyer, 84, of 26 N. Hand Street, died Tuesday, Aug. 17 at Tremont Health and Rehabilitation Center.
Born July 26, 1920 in Tower City, she was the daughter of the late Milton and Maude Updegrave Schucker.
She was retired from the garment industry, and was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Tower City, and former member of Daughters of the American Revolution.
She was the widow of Alfred E. Moyer, and also was preceded in death by a brother, Albert; and two sisters, Kathryn VanHouten and Maynna Rupp.
Surviving are a son, Robert E. of Reinerton; three daughters, Patricia A. Reitenbach of Elizabeth-
ville, Dianne C. Wetzel of Newport and Alane V. Bingaman of Tower City; 8 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grand-
Funeral services were held Aug. 21 from the chapel of Dimon Funeral Home in Tower City. Burial was in Greenwood Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to: Tower/Porter Ambulance, PO Box 33, Tower City 17980.
Eva M. Bender
MILLERSBURG - Eva M. Bender, 101, of 323 Berrysburg Road, died Friday, Aug. 20 at Harrisburg Hospital.
Born July 16, 1903 in Hegins, she was the daughter of the late Harrison T. and Ida Louise Miller Yoder.
She was the widow of Russell Charles Bender, and also was preceded in death by a daughter, Lois C. Schlegel.
Surviving are two granddaughters, Devon Weaver of Millersburg and Robin Young of New Cumberland; and three great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held Wednesday, Aug. 25 at 2 p.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery in Millersburg.
Hoover Funeral Home in Millersburg is in charge of arrangements.
Gerald M. Ressler Jr.
WICONISCO - Gerald M. "Jerry" Ressler Jr., 38, died Saturday, Aug. 21.
He was employed as a welder at Harman Stove Company in Halifax RD.
Surviving are his wife, Debbie S. Ressler; three daughters, Mandy, Maddie and Sadie; a son, Tanar; his mother, Jean Forrester; his father and step-mother, Gerald and Sandy Ressler Sr.; maternal grandmother, Violet Klinger; paternal grandmother, Ruth Ressler; a brother, Kevin Ressler; a sister, Kim Ressler; and two grand-
He was preceded in death by maternal grand-father, George Klinger; and paternal grandfather, George Ressler.
Graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family at Calvary United Methodist Cemetery.
There will be no viewing or visitation.
John R. Shultz Funeral Home in Lykens was in charge of arrangements.
Kenneth W. Paul
HALIFAX - Kenneth W. Paul Sr., 81, of 3544 Peters Mountain Road, died Tuesday, Aug. 17 at Harrisburg Hospital.
Born in Jackson Twp., he was the son of late John and Mary Swab Paul.
He was retired from the American Can Co. and also the Pennsylvania Railroad.
He was a member of St. Peter's "Fetterhoff's" Lutheran Church in Halifax; Halifax VFW No. 5750; and Millersburg American Legion No. 326.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
He was the widower of Betty Barrick Paul, and also was preceded in death by a son, Kenneth, Jr. and a daughter, Martha Zimmerman.
Surviving are his wife Shirley P. Stoneroad Paul; two sons, Clifford Paul and Dennis Enders, both of Halifax; two daughters, Deborah Thornberg of Halifax and Bonnie Johnson of Freeland; a sister, Mary Koppenhaver of Mechanicsburg; 20 grand-
children; and 17 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Aug. 21 from Hoover Funeral Home in Millersburg. Burial with military honors was in Long's Cemetery in Halifax.
Memorial donations may be made to: Halifax Ambulance Association, 225 Bunker Hill Rd., Halifax 17032.
Dr. Phillips Brooks
ELIZABETHVILLE - Memorial services for Dr. Phillips W. Brooks, who died July 30, will be held Saturday, Aug. 28 at Salem Lutheran Church, 205 West Main St., Elizabethville.
Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the service.
Ray L. Leitzel
GRATZ - Ray Lester Leitzel, 79, of West Market St., died Wednesday, Aug. 18 at VA Medical Center in Lebanon.
Born Aug. 5, 1925 in Hebe, he was the son of the late Warren and Elva Wiest Leitzel.
He was a retired self-employed retail television dealer in the Dalmatia area, and was the owner and operator of the former Leitzel Television and Appliance Store in Gratz.
He was a member of Hoffman's St. Peter's United Church of Christ in Lykens, and also a member of Gratz Fire Co. No. 1; Valley View Fire Co.; Erdman Sportsmans Club; VFW Post No. 2385 in Lykens RD; American Legion Post No. 404 in Elizabethville; and Valley View Gun Club.
Surviving are his wife of 57 years, Betty M. Reed Leitzel; a daughter, Connie Shaffer of Mechanicsburg; two sons, Rodney of Syracuse, N.Y. and Rickey of Rupert, Idaho; three sisters, Gladys Maurer of Harrisburg, Roxie Wetzel of Herndon and Marlene Matter of Herndon RD; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Private services were held Aug. 21 from James A. Reed Funeral Home in Pillow. Burial was in Hoffman's St. Peter's Cemetery in Lykens RD.
Memorial donations may be made to: St. Peter's United Church of Christ, 1289 S. Crossroad Rd., Lykens 17048.
Sandra L. Kozaryn
LYKENS - Sandra L. Goudy Kozaryn, 35, died Friday, Aug. 20 at her home.
Surviving are her husband, Jay A. Kozaryn; three daughters, Bethany and Cortney Chatterton, both of Hebron, Conn., and Crystal Parands of Manchester, Conn.; her parents, Russell and Donna Goudy of Shermans Dale and Ronald and Ellen Ditty of Elizabethville RD; a sister, Sue Wilburn of Tyrone; four brothers, Tom and Tim Starr and Ronald Jr. and Brad Ditty; maternal grandmother, June Lenker of Wiconisco; and Paternal grandmother, Mary Holstine of Dillsburg.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Aug. 25 at 11 a.m. from John R. Shultz Funeral Home in Lykens. Burial will be in Miller's St. Jacob's Cemetery in Jackson Twp. Viewing will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home, prior to services.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to her husband.
WILLIAMSTOWN - Geraldine "Jerry" Maurer, 87, formerly of Williamstown, died Saturday, Aug. 21 at Kepler Home in Elizabethville.
Born May 11, 1917 in Williamstown, she was the daughter of the late Calvin L. and Rose E. Freeze Myers.
She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Williamstown, where she was active in Sunday school and Women's Club. She also was a member of the former Women's Republic Club and Lykens Senior Citizen Center.
She was the widow of Mark C. Maurer. Surviving are two sons, Wayne C.M. Sponic of Millersburg and Donald G. Sponic of St. Marys, Ga.; a brother, Arthur Myers of Maryland; a sister, Florence Bolton of Maryland; a step-daughter, Laura Maurer of Tower City; a step-son, Paul Maurer of Williamstown; five grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Friday, Aug. 27 at 11 a.m. from her church. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Williamstown. Viewing will be from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church, prior to services.
Memorial donations may be made to: Immanuel Lutheran Church, East and Vine Streets, Williamstown 17098; or Kepler Home, 44 S. Market St., Elizabethville 17023.
Dimon Funeral Home in Williamstown is in charge of arrangements.
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