Gloria M. Reed
DILLSBURG - Gloria M. Reed, 71, of Dillsburg, died Sunday, Sept. 12 at Holy Spirit Hospital in Camp Hill.
Born May 4, 1933 in Northumberland County, she was the daughter of the late Marlin and Dorothy Saridge Long.
She was a retired seamstress.
Surviving are her husband, Albert L. Reed; a son, Lee of Alva, Fla.; two daughters, Dianne L. Mace of Dalmatia and Debbie J. Boyer of Dillsburg; two sisters, Evelyn Ketrow of New Jersey and Orie Tobias of Shamokin; and four grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Roy.
Funeral services were held Sept. 17 from Cocklin Funeral Home in Dillsburg. Burial was in Ft. Indiantown Gap National Cemetery in Annville.
Memorial donations may be made to: American Lung Association of Central Pennsylvania, 3001 Old Gettysburg Rd., Camp Hill 17011.
Mildred E. Cummings
MILLERSBURG - Mildred Elizabeth Herrold Cummings, 89, formerly of Millersburg, died Sunday, Sept. 12 in Charlotte, N.C.
Born Jan. 15, 1915 in Millersburg, she was the daughter of the late Floyd Henderson and Marie Dressler Herrold, and was a 1933 graduate of Millersburg High School.
During her years in Millersburg, she worked at various stores including: Irwin's, Greenburg's Johnson's Jewelry, Fralick's, G&E Supply, Nelson's Restaurant, Regal Shirt Factory, Muskin's Shoe Factory and Karl's Restaurant.
She and her husband, Owen C. Cummings, purchased the Millersburg News Agency, having run the business for several years. In 1975, the couple retired to Barton, Vt., where they spent six years together prior to his death in 1981. She later moved to Waxhaw, N.C. to be with her daughter and son-in-law. While in Waxhaw, she served as a volunteer for JAARS, a mission organization and technical arm of Wycliffe Bible Translators.
Surviving are two daughters, Lynne M. Davis of Irwin and Elizabeth C. Reynolds of Waxhaw, N.C.; a sister, Gladys M. Herrold of Waxhaw, N.C.; three grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Sept. 14 in North Carolina and Sept. 16 and 17 from Hoover Funeral Home in Millersburg. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery in Millersburg.
Memorial donation may be made to: JAARS Family Library, c/o JARRS, Inc., PO Box 248, Waxhaw, N.C. 28173; or The Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art, Millersburg 17061.
Adam L. Reitz
MECHANICSBURG - Adam L. Reitz, 29, of 1253 Rebert Drive, died Saturday, Sept. 11.
Born in Sunbury, he was the son of Ronald Reitz of Halifax and the late Lucinda Shumaker Reitz.
He was confirmed at Grace United Church of Christ in Troxellville.
He was a 1993 graduate of Shikellamy High School where he played football and basketball, and a 1998 graduate of Bloomsburg University where he played football and was named first team lineman on the PSAC all Eastern conference team. He also was a member of Pi Kappa Phi fraternity.
He was a probation officer for Adams County probation office and a member of the Adams County Youth advocate program.
Surviving, in addition to his father and step-
mother, Pat, are his wife, Maura Keller; a son, Drew Kuhns; five brothers, Bryan of Boston, Mass., and Justin, Landon, Kaleb and Marcus, all of Halifax; a sister, Heather Stoltzfus of Reading; paternal grandparents, Arthur and Martha Reitz of Sunbury; maternal grandfather, Harry Shumaker of Hazleton; maternal step-grandparents, Floyd and Lucille Mattern of Lewisburg; and a niece.
Funeral services were held Sept. 16 from Halifax United Methodist Church. Burial was in St. Elias Church Cemetery in Sunbury.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Halifax United Methodist Church, 105 Wind Hill Drive, Halifax 17032; to a trust fund for Adam's son, Drew, c/o Halifax National Bank, Third and Market Sts., Halifax; or MHA of the Capital Region, 3 Crossgates Drive Suite 120, Mechanicsburg 17055-2459.
Hoover Funeral Home in Millersburg was in charge of arrangements.
Leona May Miller
VALLEY VIEW - Leona May Miller, 90, of Old Mill Road, died Friday, Sept. 17 at Friendly Nursing Home in Pitman.
Born Aug. 28, 1914 in Valley View, she was the daughter of the late John G. and Amelia Wolfgang Romberger.
She was a member of St. Andrew's United Methodist Church in Valley View; Tri-Valley Senior Citizens; Gratz and Tri-Valley Historical Societies; and Daughter of the American Revolution; and a past member of Order of Eastern Star's former Tremont Lodge.
She was the widow of Stanley Harry Miller, and also was preceded in death by four brothers, Paul, Vernon, Arland and Charles Romberger; and two sisters, Ellen Brown and Hannah Henley.
Surviving are two daughters, Kathryn A. Atkinson of Ravenswood, W. Va. and Mary Ellen Krammes of Valley View; three grandchildren; and six great-
Memorial services were held Sept. 19 from her church. Burial was at the convenience of the family at the church cemetery.
The family requests donations to St. Andrew's United Methodist Women, Missionary Fund, PO Box 221, Valley View 17983.
Clifford A. Hoover
NORTHAMPTON - Clifford A. Hoover, 60, of Florence, Mass., died Thursday, Sept. 9 at his home.
Born March 6, 1944 in Elizabethville, he was the son of Martha Radel Hoover and the late Charles H. Hoover Sr., and was a graduate of Upper Dauphin High School.
He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War, and was a member of American Legion Post No. 28 in Northampton Mass., and the National Rifle Association.
A long time resident of Florence, he retired as custodian for the Northampton School Department after 33 years.
Surviving, in addition to his mother, are his wife, Gail E. Blanchette Hoover; two sons, David P Hoover of Warwick, R.I., and James E Hoover of Florence, Mass.; two brothers, Charles Hoover Jr. of Pasadena, Md., and Warren Hoover of Dover, Del.; a sister, Ann Kopko of Camp Hill; a granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Sept. 15 from Czelusniak Funeral Home in Northampton. Burial was at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to: VNA and Hospice of Cooley Dickinson Hospital, 168 Industrial Drive, Northampton, MA 01060.
Lois I. King
WILLIAMSTOWN - Lois I. King, 79, of North Street, died Tuesday, Sept. 14 at her home.
Born Feb. 6, 1925 in Williamstown, she was the daughter of the late George and Carrie Shomper Messner and was a 1942 graduate of Williamstown High School.
She was of the Protestant faith.
She was a member of the Williamstown High School Alumni Association and Williamstown/
Williams Twp. Historical Society. She served as a judge of elections for Williams Twp. for many years.
She was the widow of Joseph L. King. Surviving are a daughter, Renee Pendal of Williamstown; three sons, Frank Motaka of Florida, Craig Motaka of Nevada and Kevin King of Williamstown; a step-daughter, Patty Garber of Harrisburg; a brother, George Messner Jr. of Missouri; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Memorial services were held Sept. 23 from the chapel of Dimon Funeral Home in Tower City. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery in Williamstown.
Memorial donations may be made to: PinnacleHealth Hospice, 3705 Elmwood Dr., Harrisburg 17110.
Ronald W. Henninger
HALIFAX - Ronald W. Henninger, 63, of 17 David Drive, died Sunday, Sept. 19 at his residence.
Born in Upper Paxton Twp., he was the son of the late Charles and Thelma Klinger Henninger.
He was a machinist for Millersburg Reamer and Tool Co., and was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Millersburg.
Surviving are his wife, Jeanne Davis Henninger; three daughters, Julie Lahr of Millersburg, Jill Kalb of Conifer, Colo., and Jessica Faust of Halifax; a step-son, Cory Stine of Halifax; two step-
daughters, Sonya Dock of Millersburg and Nikol Saylor of Dauphin; two brothers, Charles and Nevin, both of Millersburg; a sister, Wanda Radel of Millersburg; six grandchildren; and nine step-
Services will be held Wednesday, Sept. 22 at 11 a.m. from Hoover Funeral Home in Millersburg. Burial will be in David's Church Cemetery in Killinger. Viewing will be Wednesday, from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to: American Cancer Society Capital Region Unit, 3211 N. Front St., Suite #100, Harrisburg 17110.
Barry L. Bates
MILLERSBURG - Barry Lee Bates Sr., 60, died Monday, Sept. 27 at his home.
Born Nov. 28, 1943 in Mount Joy, he was the son of the late Walter Bates and Ruth Alleman Bates of Benton, who survives him.
He and his wife, Nona A. Crawford Bates, celebrated their 41st wedding anniversary in August.
He was an employee of the Carpenter's Local Union No. 287, and attended Free Grace Brethren in Christ Church in Millersburg.
Surviving, in addition to his mother and his wife, are three sons, Barry and Larry, both of Millersburg, and Gary of Dalmatia; a daughter, Angela Manning of Millersburg; seven brothers, Walter of Shermansdale, Robert of Zephyr Hills, Fla., Jerry of Jacksonville, Fla., James of Middletown, Dennis of Bloomsburg, Joseph of Benton and Michael of Harrisburg; three sisters, Shirley Good of Mt. Joy, Bev Crawford of Millersburg and Lynn Roh of Middletown; and seven grandchildren. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by an infant sister, Darlene; and a granddaughter.
Services were held Sept. 30 from his church. Burial was in Riverview Memorial Gardens in Halifax.
Memorial donations may be made to: Pinnacle Health Hospice, 3705 Elmwood Drive, Harrisburg 17110.
Arrangements were made by Hoover Funeral Home in Millersburg.
DALMATIA - Jen Graeff, 63, of Dalmatia RD, died Saturday, Oct. 2 at Harrisburg Hospital.
Born Nov. 5, 1940 in Tacoma, Wash., she was the daughter of the late Jim Allen and Marian Genevive Johnson Brewer.
She was a retired security officer at the State Farm Show building in Harrisburg, and a member of Pillow Fire Company.
Surviving are her husband, Roy A. Graeff; a daughter, Veronica Shroyer of Dalmatia; a son, Scott A. Graeff of Belfare, Wash.; two sisters, Maureen A. Lima of Hayward, Calif. and Patricia See of Shearton, Ore.; a brother, Michaell Jim Brewer of Hayward, Calif.; a granddaughter; two step-grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Oct. 5 at 7 p.m. from James A. Reed Funeral Home in Pillow. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 6 p.m. until the time of services. Burial will be at Con-O-Lite Crematory in Schaefferstown.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: American Cancer Society, Dauphin Unit, 1500 North Second St., Harrisburg.
Erma M. Snyder
DORNSIFE - Erma M. Snyder, 89, of Dornsife RR1, died Wednesday, Sept. 29 at Columbia Montour Home Hospice at Maria Hall in Danville.
Born July 24, 1915 in Pitman, she was the daughter of the late Henry Y. and Katie Rebuck Reiner, and was a 1932 graduate of Pine Park High School in Leck Kill and a 1934 graduate of Bloomsburg State Teacher's College.
She was a retired elementary school teacher, having taught for 38 years in the Pitman, Dalmatia, Klingerstown and Leck Kill area schools.
She was a member of Himmel's Lutheran Church in Rebuck, where she served as a former adult Sunday school teacher and member of the choir.
She was the widow of Forrest P. Snyder.
Surviving are a son, Forrest L. of Ogden, Utah; two sisters, K. Marie Gallagher of Northumberland and Ruth Stepp of Phoenix-ville; three brothers, Lee Reiner of Milton, Russell Reiner of Pitman and Paul Reiner of Leck Kill; five grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grand-
children; and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a sister, Anna Mull; and a brother, Henry Reiner.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Oct. 6 at 11 a.m. from her church. Viewing will be held Tuesday at the church from 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday, from 10 to 11 a.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery in Rebuck.
Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to: Himmel's Church, Rebuck 17867; or Columbia Montour Home Hospice, 599 E. Seventh St., Bloomsburg 17815.
Stephen R. Rothermel Funeral Home in Klingerstown was in charge of arrangements.
James L. Manning
MILLERSBURG - James L. Manning, 61, of 108 Municiple Road, died Monday Sept. 27 at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville.
Born in Halifax Twp., he was the son of the late Russell and Lucy Bohr Manning. He was a 1961 graduate of Millersburg Area High School, and also a graduate of Industrial Management Institute and Millersville University.
He was an industrial arts teacher in East Pennsboro School District for 12 years and Millersburg School District for 20 years.
He was a member and former deacon at David's Church in Killinger; former cub master for the Millersburg Cub Scouts; former board member of the Northern Dauphin County YMCA; and a member of NEA and PSEA.
He was a U.S. Air Force veteran, having served during the Vietnam war.
Surviving are his wife, Bonnie Witmer Manning; two sons, Russell of State College and Andrew of Millersburg; a daughter, Melody Srsic of Berea, Ky.; three brothers, Terry of Dauphin, Dale of Millersburg and Kim of East Petersburg; six sisters, Collette Little of New Cumberland, Carol Carl of Harrisburg, Donna Bechtel of Elizabethville, Judy Hoffman of Halifax, Louanne Boviall of Camp Hill and Holly Rossi of Greensburg. He was preceded in death by a brother, Timothy.
Memorial services were held Oct. 2 from David's Church in Killinger. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to: David's Church, 1072 Route 25, Millersburg 17061.
Arrangements were made by Hoover Funeral Home in Millersburg.
Dorothy B. Smith
BOWIE, Md. - Dorothy B. Smith, 95, of Bowie Md., died Saturday, Oct. 2 at Cheverly, Md.
She was of the Methodist faith.
She was the widow of Myrl Smith, and also was preceded in death by a son, Donald McCready; and a grandson.
Surviving are a daughter, Shirley Gergel of Maryland; two brothers, John Kaster of Wiconisco and Robert Kaster of Williamstown; two sisters, Mary Holloway of Williams-town and Ruth Byerly of Harrisburg; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great-
Funeral services will be held Thursday, Oct. 7 at 10 a.m. from Dimon Funeral Home in Williamstown.
Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.
There will be no viewing.
MILTON - Florence Moyer, 86, a resident of Kramm Healthcare Center, formerly of of 51 M&M Road, died Tuesday, Sept. 21 at the center.
Born Sept. 10, 1918 in the Lykens Valley, she was the daughter of the late Jacob and Sally Kimmel Swartzlander, and was a graduate of the former Hubley High School.
She was employed for more than 25 years as a cook at the Montandon public school. During the summer, she was employed as a cook at the Wagon Wheel Restaurant, Lewisburg.
She was a member of Montandon United Methodist Church.
She was the widow of S. Clair "Smiley" Moyer, following 57 years of marriage. Surviving are a son, Stanley C. Moyer of White Marsh, Va.; two daughters, Patricia L. Bryson of Blandon and Barbara C. Moyer of Milton; a sister, Edna Hornberger of Schuylkill Haven; and nine grand-
children. She was preceded in death by four brothers, Wayne, Paul, Ray and Jockey Swartzlander; and a sister, Erma Shade.
Funeral services were held Sept. 25 from Gary H. Cronrath Funeral Home in Lewisburg. Burial was in Montandon Cemetery.
SHAMOKIN - Anthony James Ciesnolevicz Sr., 41, of 720 Race Street, died Saturday, Sept. 19 at his home.
Born March 7, 1963 in Harrisburg, he was the son of Thomas and Georgina Clough of Wiconisco.
Surviving, in addition to his parents, are a son, Anthony Jr. at home; and four brothers, Michael of Williamstown, Patrick of Wiconisco, Eugene of Lancaster and Daniel of Halifax. He was preceded in death by a brother, Thomas Jr.
Memorial services were held Sept. 25 from Shamokin Independent Baptist Church.
Memorial donations may be made to the family.
Farrow Funeral Directors in Shamokin was in charge of arrangements.
John E. Harris
LYKENS - John E. Harris, 93, of 5385 State Road 25, died Wednesday, Sept. 29 at Holy Spirit Hospital in Camp Hill.
Born Sept. 3, 1911 in Lykens RD, he was the son of the late John and Alice Hoover Harris.
He was a retired self-employed farmer, and a member of Hoffman's St. Peters United Church of Christ in Lykens and VFW Post No. 2385; and a life member of Gratz Fire Company.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, having served with the 28th Division in the European Theater.
Surviving are his wife of 63 years, Orpha Stroup Harris; two sons, Lynn of Herndon RD and Neal of Elizabethville; a brother, Robert of Lykens RD; a sister, Betty Herb of Highspire; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Oct. 2 from his church. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to: St. Peter's United Church of Christ, Lykens 17048.
James A. Reed Funeral Home in Pillow was in charge of arrangements.
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