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Miscellaneous Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania Obituaries

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Mary Martha RADLE, 77, a resident of Valley View Haven, Belleville,
formerly of 125 W. Shirley St., Mount Union, died at 1:35 a.m. Monday,
May 1, 2000, at Valley View Haven. Born Feb. 22, 1923, in Mifflintown,
she was the daughter of the late Samuel David and Stella (Shoemaker)
Zeiders. She was united in marriage to Fredric N. Radle June 14, 1947,
in Mifflintown. Her husband preceded her in death Sept. 29, 1974. Three
children survive: David T. Radle, Mount Union; Janice Radle, Wichita,
Kan..; and Judith Hauck, Enola. There are six grandchildren. One
brother, Dr. Samuel David Zeiders II of Mifflintown survives. Mrs. Radle
graduated from Juniata High School in Juniata County with the Class of
1940. She received her B.S. degree in education from Juniata College,
graduating in 1944. Mrs. Radle worked for 21 years as a home economics
teacher at the Mount Union Area High School. She had also worked as a
home economics extension representative for the Huntingdon County
Extension Service. She was a member and past president of the Ladies
Golf Association at the Mount Union American Legion Country Club. She
was a former member of the Ladies Bridge Club in Mount Union and had
served on the election board. A member of St. Luke Lutheran Church, she
served as president of the church council. The funeral service will be
conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, May 5, at the Robert D. Heath Funeral Home,
Mount Union, with the Rev. Peter Naschke officiating. Interment will be
made in the Mount Union Cemetery. Friends will be received at the
funeral home Thursday, May 4, from 7 until 9 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m.
until the hour of the service. 

Laura V. LOVE, 90, of P.O. Box 84, Shirleysburg, died at 11:50 a.m.
Monday, May 1, 2000, at the Altoona Hospital. She had been in failing
health. Born Jan. 6, 1910, in Blacklog Valley, Huntingdon County, she
was the daughter of the late George and Mary Elizabeth (Laird) Varner.
She married Doran W. Love Jan. 28, 1931, at the Varner home. He preceded
her in death Nov. 23, 1977. Surviving are the following children: Mrs.
Dale (Norma) Peterson, Shirleysburg; Mrs. Donald (Vena) Smith,
Huntingdon; Mrs. Robert (Audrey) Fellman, Hartslog Valley, Huntingdon,
R.D. 1; Jay C. Love, Crestview, Fla.; Mrs. John (Janet) LeCrone,
Alexandria; and Garry D. Love, Shirleysburg, R.D. 1. There are 20
grandchildren, one step- granddaughter; 25 great-grandchildren and one
great-great-grandson. Also surviving are two sisters: Mrs. Kenneth
(Sarah) Hockenberry, Ft. Loudon, and Minnie Hockenberry, Spring Run.
Mrs. Love was preceded in death by a granddaughter, a great-grandson and
the following brothers and sisters: Mae Rhodes, Isaac Varner, Emory
Varner, Raymond Varner, Jim Varner, Decker Varner and an infant brother,
Charles Varner. Mrs. Love was a member of the Shirleysburg United
Methodist Church, where she taught an adult Sunday School class for many
years. An active member of her church, she served as trustee and a
member of the official board. She was a devoted volunteer at the Shirley
Home and was a member of the Shirley Home Auxiliary. She was also a
charter member of the Shirleysburg Heritage Association and the
Shirleysburg Homemakers. She had served as judge of elections in
Shirleysburg. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, May
4, at the Robert D. Heath Funeral Home, Mount Union, with the Rev. Rich
Morris and the Rev. Tom Maurer officiating. Interment will be made in
the Germany Valley Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home today
from 7 until 9 p.m. and after 9 a.m. Thursday until the hour of the
service. Memorial contributions may be made to the Shirleysburg United
Methodist Church, c/o Darleen Love, Box 7, R.R. 1, Shirleysburg, Pa.
17260. 

Frank A. MADILIA, 86, formerly of Mount Union, died Monday, May 1, 2000,
at Westminster Woods, Huntingdon. Born July 3, 1913, in Mount Union, he
was the, son, of the late Tony Sr. and Concetta (Ruzzo) Madilia. His
wife, Flora Madilia, preceded him in death. Surviving are a brother,
Tony Madilia Jr. of Mount Union, and a sister, Francis Troupiano,
Philadelphia. Mr. Madilia was a commercial truck driver and had worked
for the Griffith Gas Station in Mount Union. A U.S. Army veteran of
World War 11, he was of the Catholic faith. A viewing will be held today
from 5 until 8 p.m. and the David M. Myers,, Funeral Home, Newport. A
funeral Mass will be held at the Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church,
Huntingdon, at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 4. Interment will be made in the
Holy Cross Cemetery, Huntingdon. Memorial contributions may be made to
the Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Sixth and Washington streets,
Huntingdon, Pa. 16652. 

Robert A. PYNE, 59, of Calvin, died at 3:25 p.m. Monday, May 1, 2000, at
J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. His death was unexpected. Born
June 24, 1940, in Mount Union, he was a son of the late Guy and Jeanette
(Garman) Pyne. He was married to Susie S. Goss May 25, 1973, in
Orbisonia. Mrs. Pyne survives at home, along with four children: Robert
E. Pyne, Aloha, Ore.; Guy C. Pyne, Calvin; Barbara L. Jameson, Saltillo;
and Jenny L. Pyne, Philadelphia. There are six grandchildren. Also
surviving are two sisters: Gayle Wennick, Silverford Heights, Mount
Union; and Brenda Grau, Kistler. One sister, Joann Long, preceded him in
death. Mr. Pyne was of the Methodist faith. He had worked in the garment
industry his entire life and had owned and operated Amity Fashions in
Mount Union for four years before retirement. Since retiring, Mr. Pyne
was an avid fisherman and outdoorsman. Private funeral services will be
held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 4, at the Robert I. McClain Funeral Home,
Cassville, with the Rev. Donald Henderson officiating. Interment will be
made in the Wright Cemetery, Calvin, R.D. Friends may call at the
funeral home from 7 until 9 p.m. this evening and from 10 a.m. until the
hour of the service on Thursday. 

James Herman GLOVER, 77, of P.O. Box 132, Newton Hamilton, died at 7:28
a.m. Thursday, May 4, 2000, at the Lewistown Hospital, following a brief
illness. Born June 13, 1922, in Harrisburg, he was the son of the late
John Austin Glover and Mary M. (Palmer) Glover Kerr. His stepfather,
Orpheus Kerr, preceded him in death. He was united in marriage to
Barbara E. Treaster Aug. 1, 1962, by the Rev. Charles Rhodes in Three
Springs. She survives, along with two sons: James "Jigs" E. Glover and
Fredrick V. Treaster, both of MeVeytown. Mrs. Darlene E. Zweig, a
relative who was reared in the home, survives in State College. There
are two grandsons, two granddaughters, three great-grandchildren and a
number of nieces and nephews. One son Herman W. Glover, a granddaughter
and a grandson, preceded him in death. The last surviving member of his
immediate family, he was preceded in death by a brother, John Glover; a
stepsister, Helen Hobble; and a step- brother, Leon Kerr. Mr. Glover
attended the Center School at Atkinsons Mills and the Mount Union
schools. He worked as a farmer and enjoyed raising pigs and cows and
raking hay. In the past he had been employed by North American
Refractories in Mount Union and also worked at a brickyard in
Morrisville. He was a truck driver for Devor's Trucking in McVeytown and
for C.A. Shetrom, Huntingdon. For a time he was also self-employed
owner-operator. He worked as a truck driver from New Enterprise Stone
and Lime Co., retiring in 1988, after 17 years of service. Following
retirement, Mr. Glover worked part-time for the Huntingdon County Career
and Technology Center in Mill Creek, Riverside and Weis Market stores in
Mount Union, and at Fortney's Exxon Service Station on Route 22 in Mount
Union. He was of the Protestant faith. The funeral service will be
conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 7, at the Robert D. Heath Funeral Home,
Mount Union, with the Rev. Charles Rhodes officiating. Interment will
follow at Haven Rest Memorial Park, Shirleysburg, R.R. 1. Friends will
be received at the funeral home Saturday from 7 until 9 p.m. and Sunday
from 9 a.m. until the time of the service. Memorial contributions may be
made to the American Cancer Society. 

Valoris W. "Jim" YINGLING, 66, of Three Springs, R.D. 1, died at 5:30
a.m. Thursday, May 4, 2000, at the Fulton County Medical Center,
McConnellsburg, following an extended illness. Born Nov. 14, 1933, in
Orbisonia, he was the son of the late Ralph J. and Gladys L. (Sechrist)
Yingling. He was married to Wanda M. Drenning July 4, 1958, in
Hustontown. Mrs. Yingling survives at home, along with three children:
Bryan Yingling, Three Springs; Sonja Parkinson, Jeannette; and Tonya
Gutshall, Three Springs. There are six grandchildren. Mr. Yingling was a
member of Zion United Methodist Church, Waterfall, where he served as
Sunday School superintendent. He was a past master of Cromwell Lodge No.
572, F&AM, Orbisonia and had served on Southern Huntingdon County School
Board for 12 years. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served from
1956-1958. Mr. Yingling was employed as a council representative for
Western Pennsylvania Regional District Council of Carpenters Union Local
No. 616, Chambersburg. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday,
May 6, at the M.R. Brown Funeral Home, Hustontown. Interment will be
made in the Center Cemetery, Hustontown, R.D. Friends may call at the
funeral home from 7 until 9 p.m. this evening and from 10 a.m. until the
hour of the service on Saturday. Cromwell Lodge No. 572 will conduct a
Masonic memorial service at 8:30 tonight at the funeral home. Memorial
contributions may be made to the Home Nursing Agency, Hospice Program,
777 Bryant St., Huntingdon, Pa. 16652. 

Walter M. BREON Sr., 68, of 282 Lincoln Way West, Chambersburg, died
Thursday, May 4, 2000, at 5:37 a.m., at the Chambersburg Hospital. Born
Feb. 16, 1932, in Huntingdon, he was the son of the late Homer and
Mildred (Davies) Breon. He married Betty A. Lehman Oct. 20,1990. Mrs.
Breon survives at home, along with the following children: Kenneth E.
Breon, Michigan; Joanne L. Reed, Gettysburg; Phillip A. Breon,
Chambersburg; Mrs. John (Teresa M.) Eastman, Mrs. Rick (Deborah I.) Nitz
and Rodney L. Breon, all of Michigan; and John Breon, Chambersburg. One
stepson, Victor E. Blaye of Chambersburg also survives. One sister, Ann
Myers of Chambersburg, and a brother, Paul Breon of Huntingdon County,
survive. There are 16 grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. He was
preceded in death by two brothers and six sisters, as well as a son,
Walter M. Breon Jr. Mr. Breon was a self-employed painter and carpenter.
He had been employed for a number of years at Grove Worldwide in Shady
Grove; B and B Roofing in Chambersburg; and the former Burkholder's
Painting. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served during the Korean
Conflict. He was a member of the Charles M. Nitterhouse Post No. 1599
VFW, Chambersburg. He enjoyed woodworking, hunting, fishing and
gardening. Funeral services will be held at the chapel of the Thomas L.
Geisel Funeral Home, Inc., 333 Failing Spring Road, Chambersburg,
Monday, May 8, at 10 a.m., with the Rev. Ronald E. Dull officiating.
Interment will be made in the Parklawns Memorial Gardens, Chambersburg.
Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday from 6 until 8 p.m. and
Monday from 9 a.m. until the hour of the service. Military graveside
services will be conducted by members of the Charles M. Nitterhouse
Post. No. 1599, VFW. Memorial contributions may be made to the American
Cancer Society, 452 East King St., Chambersburg, Pa. 17201. 

Fannie E. HARSHBARGER, 89, formerly of 811 Mifflin Street, Huntingdon,
died Friday, May 5, 2000 at 2 a.m. at the Valley View Retirement
Community in Belleville. She was born March 9, 1911 at Stone Creek
Ridge, the daughter of the late Howard F. and Mary W. (Johns) Westover.
She married Harry F. Harshbarger Feb. 6, 1937 in Snydertown. He preceded
her in death Dec. 16,1994. She is survived by three children: Harry F.
Harshbarger Jr. of Robertsdale, HCR 1; Mrs. Thomas (Judith A.) Magruder
of Great Falls, Mt., and Grady D. Harshbarger of Duncannon. She is also
survived by two sisters: Bessie Rhodes and Annie Westover, both of
Huntingdon, as well as seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchilden.
She was preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters: Harvey
Westover, Paul Westover, Alton Westover, Jennie Westover, Maude Bradley
and Delia Westover. Mrs. Harshbarger was a member of the Christian and
Missionary Alliance Church, Huntingdon. She was primarily a homemaker
and volunteered as a 4-H Club advisor. Funeral services will be held
Monday, May 8, 2000 at 2 p.m. at the Robert E. Peters Funeral Home in
Huntingdon with the Rev. Peter E. Sears officiating. Interment will be
made in the Mount Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, Huntingdon, R.R. 3.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday and from 9
a.m. until the hour of the service. Memorial contributions in Mrs.
Harshbarger's name can be made to Valley View, c/o Nan Yeater, BSW, 4702
East Main Street, Belleville, Pa. 17004. 

Lloyd E. TRITLE, 90, of 128 W. Maxwell Street, Mount Union, died at
12:30 a.m. Friday, May 5, 2000, at the Woodland Retirement Center,
Orbisonia. He had been in failing health. Mr. Tritle was born July 22,
1909, in McConnellsburg, the son of the late Charles and Winifred
(Hellman) Tritle. He married Willimine Brumbaugh on March 13, 1928. She
preceded him in death June 2, 1992. Mr. Tritle is survived by a son, Dr.
Robert L. Tritle of Rossville, Md. He is also survived by a sister,
Mabel Lemaster of Chambersburg, a granddaughter and three, great-
grandchildren. He was preceded in death by three sisters, Goldie, Bertha
and Ethel, and three brothers, Parker, Charles and Bib. Mr. Tritle was a
member of the, First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. He spent his
childhood in Fort Loudon and, at age 16, began his career at
Harbison-Walker Refractories, retiring as plant manager in 1972 after 47
years of service. He was a past member of the Mount Union Lion's Club
and a former member of the Mount Union Borough Council, where he served
as chairman of the police department committee. A funeral service will
be held Monday, May 8, at 11 a.m., at the Robert D. Heath Funeral Home
in Mount Union with the Rev. Richard Morris officiating. Interment will
be made in the Haven Rest Memorial Park, Shirleysburg, R.R. 1. Friends
may call at the funeral home on Sunday from 7 until 9 p.m. land on
Monday from 9 a.m. until the hour of the service. 

Mary Ruth CLEVENGER, 60, of Montalba, Texas, died Friday, May 5, 2000,
at her home. Born Nov. 5, 1939, in Wells Tannery, she was the daughter
of the late Clarence Duvall and June (Watkins) Duvall, who survives in
Three Springs. She married Donald Clevenger, who survives at home. Also
surviving are a son and two daughters: Rodney Clevenger, West Salem,
Ohio; Debbie Ruf, Montalba; and Glenda Vetrovsky, Brunswick, Ohio. There
are eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Five brothers and
four sisters survive: Robert Duvall, Lawrence Duvall and William Duvall,
all of Robertsdale; Jim Duvall, Three Springs; Richard Duvall, Broad
Top; Betty Johnson, Wells Tannery; Vera Smith, Hopewell; Dorothy Davis,
Chambersburg; and Louise Wilson, Broad Top. She was preceded in death by
a sister, Hazel Duvall, and a daughter, Connie Larsen. Mrs. Clevenger
had lived in Montalba for eight years. Prior to that, she was a resident
of Brunswick, Ohio, for 30 years. She was a homemaker for many years
before working for Wal-Mart in Palestine, Texas, for six years, in the
deli department. Funeral services were held this morning in Palestine,
Texas. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer
Society, 3407 N. N. E. Loop 323, Tyler, Texas 75708. 

Clara J. MOLOSKY, 70, of 708 Station St., Saxton, died Friday, May 5,
2000, at 6:50 p.m., at the Altoona Hospital. Her death was unexpected.
Born Oct. 10, 1929, in Waynesboro, Va., she was a daughter of the late
Clement and Mary (Taylor) Fitzgerald. She was united in marriage to
Alexander F. Molosky June 28, 1946, in Cumberland, Md. He preceded her
in death June 30, 1996. Surviving are the following children: Betty D.
Love, Saxton; William Molosky, Fredericksburg, Va.; Michael D. Molosky,
Huntingdon; Joseph M. Molosky, Saxton; Linda L. Molosky, Everett; and
Gordon W. Molosky, Saxton. There are 11 grandchildren and 13 great-
grandchildren. One daughter, Barbara A. Worthing, preceded her in death.
One brother and two sisters survive: Lewis Fitzgerald and Kathleen
Weaver, both of Waynesboro, Va.; and Annie Adolphson, Saxton. Mrs.
Molosky was a member of the Robertsdale Church of God. She was primarily
a homemaker but had worked for Quality Manufacturing in Saxton and the
Cove Shoe Factory in Martinsburg. Funeral services will be held Tuesday,
May 9, at 10 a.m., at the Robertsdale Church of God, with Pastor Don
Simmons officiating. Interment will be made in the Grandview Cemetery,
Saxton, R.D. Friends may call at the D. Ronald Long Funeral Chapel,
Saxton, this evening from 7 until 9 p.m. and Tuesday from 9 a.m. until
the hour of the service at the church. Memorial contributions may be
made to the Robertsdale Church of God. 

Ida Josephine TAYLOR, 73, formerly of 440 Columbia St., Petersburg, died
Saturday, May 6, 2000, at 8:10 a.m. in Huntingdon Manor where she had
resided since September 1999. She had been in failing health for the
past six months. Bom Jan. 31, 1927, in Pittsburgh, she was the daughter
of the late Joseph Middleton and Anna Kathrine (McMahon) Owens. She was
united in marriage to Charles "Bud" Quentin Taylor Sr. Jan. 17, 1947, at
the Petersburg Lutheran parsonage. Mr. Taylor preceded her in death
Sept. 10, 1999. One son, Charles "Chuck" Quentin Taylor Jr. of
Petersburg, survives. There are three grandchildren and two
great-grandchildren. A number of nieces and nephews also survive. One
sister, Gladys Bishop, preceded her in death. Mrs. Taylor had worked:
for a number of years at the Petersburg Sewing Factory. She was a member
of the Crever Memorial United Methodist Church, Petersburg, and was a
long- time resident of Petersburg. Funeral services will be held at 11
a.m. Tuesday, May 9, at the Cutright-Speck Funeral Home, Juniata Valley
Chapel, 412 Main St., Alexandria, with the Rev. Sharon L. Landis
officiating. Interment will be made in the Cedar Grove Cemetery. Friends
may call at the funeral home this evening from 6 until 9 p.m. In lieu of
flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Crever Memorial
United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 214, Petersburg, Pa. 16669. 

Harold H. QUERRY, 69, of R.D. 1, Box 1, Mount Union, died unexpectedly
at 1:05 a.m. Monday, May 8, 2000, at the home of Betty Roberts, Mount
Union, R.D. 1. Born Dec. 13, 1930, in Huntingdon County, he was the son
of the late Milton H. and Catherine (Garman) Querry. He was formerly
married to Mary Strawser, who lives in Silverford Heights, Mount Union,
R.D. 1. Harold is survived by his fiancee, Betty (Locke) Roberts. Also
surviving are two sons: Ronald H. "Mugs" Querry of Fallen Timber and
Michael E. Querry, Country Club Road, Mount Union, R.D. 1. There are two
granddaughters and three great-grandchildren. One brother and two
sisters survive: Chester Querry, Forestville; Lorma McKinney, Lewistown;
and Pauline Leffel, Morristown. Three stepsisters survive: Gloria Didyk
and Shirley Brumbaugh, both of Altoona, and Edna Querry, McConnelistown.
Mr. Querry was preceded in death by a grandchild and a step- brother,
Kenneth Querry. He had been employed by Pennsylvania Glass Sand in
Mapleton as a truck driver, retiring in 1992, after 38 years of service.
He was an avid CB radio operator, with the handle "Ridgerunner." He
attended the Mapleton schools and was a member of the Beech Run Church
of the Brethren, Mapleton, R.D. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m.
Thursday, May 11, at the Robert D. Heath Funeral Home, Mount Union, with
the Rev. Connie Maclay officiating. Interment Will be made in the
Cornelius Chapel Cemetery, Mapleton, R.D. Friends will be received at
the funeral home Wednesday from 7 until 9 p.m. and Thursday from 9 a.m.
until the hour of the service. 

Ronald E. BIEMESDERFER, 61, of Carlstadt, N.J., died Thursday, May 4,
2000, at his home. Born June 6, 1938, in Huntingdon, he was the son of
the late Harry R. and Grace (Bortell) Biemesderfer. He married Marieanne
Erbsenbacher, who survives at home. Also surviving are four children:
Richard Biemesderfer, Robert Biemesderfer, Tracey Behrens and Karen
Damoth, all of New Jersey. One brother and a sister, James K.
Biemesderfer and Mrs. George (Mary Lou) Houck, both of Huntingdon,
survive. Two brothers, Harry R. Biemesderfer and Horace L. Biemesderfer,
preceded him in death. Mr. Biemesderfer was employed by J.P. Smith and
Company of Carlstadt, N.J. He was a 1956 graduate of the Huntingdon High
School. A memorial service was held May 7 in New Jersey. 

Myrtle I. PYLE, 80, of 109 Ferguson Valley Road, Mount Union, R.D. 1,
died at 1 p.m. Monday, May 8, 2000, at the Woodland Retirement Center,
Orbisonia. She had been in failing health. Born April 13, 1920, in
Millerstown, she was the daughter of the late S. Thomas Watts and Grace
(Snouffer) Watts Ammerman. She was united in marriage to John W. Pyle
Aug. 29, 1947, in Oil City. He preceded her in death March 15, 1990.
Surviving are two sisters: Mrs. David (Grace) Knox, Mount Union; and
Katherine Ellis, Mifflintown. She was preceded in death by a brother,
Charles Watts. Mrs. Pyle was a member of the Mount Union Presbyterian
Church. A 1936 graduate of the Mount Union High School, she retired from
L. Greif Brothers Manufacturing in Mount Union. Private funeral services
will be held at the Robert D. Heath Funeral Home, Mount Union, with the
Rev. Dr. Kenneth Grundon officiating. Interment will be made in the
Mount Union Cemetery. There will be no public viewing or visitation.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Mount Union Presbyterian
Church, c/o Judy Streightiff, 2512 Cold Springs Road, Huntingdon, Pa.
16652; or Mount Union Branch of the Huntingdon County Library, West
Market St., Mount Union, Pa. 17066. 

Edmund SEIDERS Jr., 70, of Everett, died at 2:10 p.m. Monday, May 8,
2000, at the UPMC Bedford Memorial Center, Everett. Born Aug. 17, 1929,
in Cito, Fulton County, he was the son of the late Edmund and Lois G.
(Cutchall) Seiders. He was united in marriage to Virginia A. Garland.
Mrs. Seiders survives in Everett, along with two sons and three
daughters: Mona Bookheimer, Hustontown; Roger Seiders, South Mountain;
Denise Ramsey, Wells Tannery; Douglas Seiders, McConnellsburg; and Tina
Dillman, Hustontown. There are nine grandchildren, one great-grandson,
four step-grandchildren and 10 step- great-grandchildren. Three brothers
and two sisters survive: Merrill "Bud" Seiders, Fayetteville, Thelma
Grissinger, Carl Seiders and Betty Jane Sheffield, all of
McConnellsburg; and Robert "Bobby" Seiders, Erin, Tenn. Three sisters,
Mildred "Mid" Starliper, Ella Mae "Pete" Hann, and Bertha "Bert" Strait,
preceded him in death. Mr. Seiders was a member of the Knobsville Church
of the Brethren, McConnellsburg, R.D. He loved hunting and fishing at
his retirement home along the river. He had previously worked for 20
years at Letterkenny Army Depot, Chambersburg. He later was the owner
and operator of Seiders' Appliance and Grocery Store, Knobsville, for
many years. He retired in 1991 as a supervisor with Waring Products,
McConnellsburg, after 13 years of service. Funeral services will be held
at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 11, at the M.R. Brown Funeral Home, Hustontown,
with the Rev. Chris Elliott officiating. Interment will be made in the
Union Cemetery, McConnellsburg, R.D. Friends may call at the funeral
home from 7 until 9 p.m. Wednes day and one hour prior to the service on
Thursday. 

Amos Woodrow SHAW, 84, of Pitt Street, Hustontown, died at 5:20 a.m.
Tuesday, May 9, 2000, at his home. Born Aug. 15, 1915, in Taylor
Township, Fulton County, he was the son of the late John B. and Flossie
(Knepper) Shaw. He was married to Marjorie 1. Kelso July 30, 1938. Mrs.
Shaw preceded him in death Jan. 22, 1999. Surviving are a daughter and a
son: Sarah E. Shaw and Leonard W. Shaw, both of Hustontown. There are
two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. One son, Amos Leo Shaw,
preceded him in death March 1939. One grandson, Byron Shaw, is also
deceased. One brother, Harold Shaw of McConnellsburg, survives. One
sister, Bernice Black, is deceased. Mr. Shaw was of the Protestant
faith. He retired in 1988 as a heavy equipment operator doing highway
construction. He was last employed by Harrison Construction Co.,
Pittsburgh. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, May 12, at
the M.R. Brown Funeral Home, Hustontown, with the Rev. Chris Elliott
officiating. Interment will be made in the Center Cemetery, Waterfall,
R.D. The funeral home will be open from 2 until 9 p.m. Thursday and from
10 a.m. until the hour of the service on Friday for viewing. The family
will receive friends at the funeral home from 7 until 9 p.m. Thursday
evening. 

Harriett K. FIRTKO, 87, of Penn Township, Butler, died at 11:22 a.m.
Tuesday, April 18, 2000, at Butler Memorial Hospital. Born May 22, 1912,
in Petersburg, she was the daughter of George and Evelyn (Troutwein)
Kocher. She is survived by a stepson, Albert Firtko, a stepdaughter,
Victoria, and a number of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death
by her first husband, Hugh Stephenson; her second husband, Albert
Firtko; two sisters, Anna Piper and Sara LaPorte; and an infant brother.
Mrs. Firtko had been an elementary teacher in the Tyrone and Huntingdon
Area school districts and the Richland School District in Butler. She
was a member of St. Mark's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Butler. She
enjoyed traveling and had traveled extensively throughout the world. A
memorial service will be announced at a later date. 

Betty (Rittenhouse) LINDSAY, 73, of 730 Mifflin St., Huntingdon, died
Tuesday, May 9, 2000, at 3:10 p.m., at The Oaks at Westminster Woods,
Huntingdon. Born June 19, 1926, in Huntingdon, she was the daughter of
the late S. Paul and Mariah (Corbin) Rittenhouse. She was united in
marriage to Charles E. "Tinker" Lindsay June 22, 1946, at the First
United Methodist Church, Huntingdon. He preceded her in death Aug. 7,
1994. One son, Randall E. Lindsay of Huntingdon, survives. There is one
grandson. Also surviving are a sister and a brother, Kathlyn "Kass" Reed
of Huntingdon and Lester C. Rittenhouse of Indiana, and several nieces
and nephews. Two brothers, Paul R. Rittenhouse and Russell Rittenhouse,
preceded her in death. Mrs. Lindsay was a member of the First United
Methodist Church, Huntingdon. She was employed as a secretary/bookkeeper
at Swigart Associates, Inc., and later with General Finance Service
Corp., Huntingdon. She retired from the Borough of Huntingdon in 1981,
as a bookkeeper. She attended the Huntingdon public schools and was a
member of Huntingdon High School Class of 1944. A resident of Huntingdon
County since birth, she had lived at her current residence for ten
years. She enjoyed crafts and sewing. A private graveside service will
be held at the convenience of the family with the Rev. Gary H. Marcy
officiating. Interment will be made in the Huntingdon Memorial Gardens,
Huntingdon, R.D. 1. There will be no public viewing or visitation. In
lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions in her
memory be given to Home Nursing Agency/Hospice, 900 Bryan St., Suite 7,
Huntingdon, Pa. 16652; or to the charity of the donor's choice. Funeral
arrangements are under the direction of the John B. Brown Funeral Home,
Inc., Huntingdon. 

Anna 0. WARFIELD, 82, of Orbisonia, died at 6:22 a.m. Thursday, May 11,
2000, at the Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg. Born Aug. 24,
1917, in Orbisonia, she was a daughter of the late Charles A. and Ella
M. (Smith) Glunt. She married William R. Warfield July 25, 1936, at
Hagerstown, Md. Mr. Warfield preceded her in death Oct. 29, 1964. Three
children survive: Charles R. Glunt Jr., Laurel, Md.; Ronald W. Glunt,
Orlando, Fla.; and Terry L. Jones, Orbisonia. There are six
grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Three brothers and three
sisters preceded her in death. Mrs. Warfield was of the Protestant faith
and she was a homemaker. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m.
Saturday, May 13, at the Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, Orbisonia, with
the Rev. Rick Eminhizer officiating. Interment will be made in the
Orbisonia Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 until 9
p.m. Friday and from 10 a.m. until the hour of the service on Saturday. 

Robert Otis COFFELT, 74, of Huntingdon, R.D. 3, died Tuesday, May 9,
2000, at 8:30 p.m., at his home. He had been in his usual health and his
death was unexpected. Born Oct. 18, 1925, in Marion, Ind., he was the
son of the late Peter and Mary (Heisey) Coffelt. He was united in
marriage to Patricia M. Gibbons Dec. 15, 1951, in Media. She survives at
home, along with four children: Robert A. Coffelt, Oxford; Martina M.
Coffelt, Carlsbad, Calif.; Marsue C. Lewis, Oxford; and Eric G. Coffelt,
Hailey, Ind. There are six grandchildren. Mr. Coffelt was the last
surviving member of his immediate family. He was of the Presbyterian
faith. A veteran of the U.S. Navy, he served for 22 1/2 years, retiring
in 1955 with the rank of lieutenant. He served as catapult and arresting
gear officer aboard aircraft carriers during World War II in the Pacific
Theater of War with the carrier battle group and during the Korean
Conflict also with a carrier battle group. During the Vietnam Conflict,
he was a military attaché to the U.S. Marine Air Corps while a civil
service employee. He was currently serving as a Henderson Township
Supervisor. A memorial service will be held at the Coffelt home at R.D.
3, Box 385 F., Numers Hollow Road, Huntingdon, Saturday, May 13, at 2
p.m. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Robert E.
Peters Funeral Home, Huntingdon. 

Hope D. MYERS, 18, of Hastings, died May 11, 2000. in Punxsutawney, as a
result of injuries sustained in a highway crash. Born Sept. 20, 1981, in
Johnstown, she was the daughter of Richard and Genevieve (Milchak)
Myers. Surviving along with her parents are four sisters and one
brother: Sharon Fuentes, Dallas, Texas; Janel Santana, Gallup, N.M.,
Melissa Myers, Lock Haven; Dawn Myers, Hastings; and Thor Myers, Pope
Air Force Base, N.C. Also surviving are a number of aunts, uncles,
nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by grandparents
John and Frances Milchak and Robert and Gladys Myers. A graduate of
Northern Cambria High School, she was a student and athlete at Juniata
College. She was also a member of the U.S. Army Reserve, Punxsutawney. A
funeral Mass will be held Monday, May 15, at 11 a.m., at St. Bernard
Catholic Church, Hastings. Committal will be made in the church
cemetery. Friends will be received at the Easly Funeral Home in Hastings
from 2 until 4 p.m. and from 7 until 9 p.m. Sunday. In lieu of flowers,
memorial contributions may be made to the Northern Cambria Track and
Sports Complex, Northern Cambria, Pa. l57l4 

Virginia K. "Diddie" VIGER, 89, of 299 Cross St., Middletown, Conn.,
formerly of the Mount Union area, died unexpectedly Wednesday, May 10,
2000, at her home. Born May 25, 1910, in Shirley Township, Huntingdon
County, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Edna (Gifford)
Gearhart. Her first marriage was to Stanley Cody and her second marriage
was to Julius Viger. Both of her husbands preceded her in death.
Surviving are two children: John Cody, Santorinni, Greece; and Mrs.
Frederick (Denise) Williams, Ft. Myers, Fla. There are seven
grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by
four sisters and a brother: Jean L. Gearhart, Sally Gearhart, Mary
Gearhart and Anna Gearhart, and Joseph Gearhart, who was killed in
action during World War II. Mrs. Viger was a retired registered nurse.
She was employed by the state of Connecticut for 35 years, at the
Connecticut Valley Hospital in Middletown. For 15 years, she was public
health nurse, employed by the city of Middletown. A member of AARP, she
was very active in her community and was a volunteer. She was a member
of the United Methodist-Church in Middletown. The funeral service will
be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 16, at the Robert D. Heath
Funeral Home, Mount Union, with the Rev. Dr. Kenneth Grundon
officiating. Interment will be made in the Germany Valley Cemetery,
Shirleysburg, R.D. 1. Friends will be received at the funeral home
Tuesday, May 16, from 9:30 a.m. until the hour of the service. 

Rachel E. (Yocum) JONES, 95, of 715 Fifth St., Huntingdon, died
Saturday, May 13, 2000, at 9:10 a.m., at the Altoona Hospital. Born Aug.
17, 1904, in Juniata Township, Huntingdon, she was the daughter of the
late Joseph W. and Margaret B. (Snyder) Yocum. She was united in
marriage to Harry A. Jones Sr. Sept. 18, 1923, in Cumberland, Md. Mr.
Jones preceded her in death April 2, 1975. Surviving are two sons and
one daughter: H.A. Jones Jr., Westerville, Ohio; James S. Jones,
Lafayette, La., and Mrs. Harold (Margaret E.) Richards, Hollidaysburg.
There are 14 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and eight
great-great-grandchildren. A number of nieces and nephews survive. One
brother, William E. Yocum of Fairless Hills, survives. Three brothers
and one sister preceded her in death; Charles, Jay, Alfred and Mary
(Yocum) McMullen. Mrs. Jones was a member of the First Regular Baptist
Church, Huntingdon. She was a former member of the Frank P. Hommon Post
No. 24, American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, and a number of women's lodges
in Huntingdon. A 1923 graduate of Huntingdon High School, she was
primarily a homemaker. A resident of Huntingdon County since birth, she
had lived at her current residence for 69 years. Mrs. Jones enjoyed
reading, crocheting, knitting and sewing. A memorial service will be
held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 17, at the First Regular Baptist Church,
Huntingdon, with the Rev. David D. Oldham officiating. Interment will be
made in the Riverview Cemetery. There will be no public viewing. Friends
may call at the church immediately following the service on Wednesday.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the First
Regular Baptist Church, Sixth and Mifflin streets, Huntingdon, Pa.
16652; or to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 810,
Huntingdon,Pa.16652. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the
John B. Brown Funeral Home, Inc., Huntingdon. 

Gilbert E. "Gib" KING, 70, of State College died Monday, May 15, 2000,
at Centre Community Hospital. Born Dec. 7, 1929, in Bellefonte, he was a
son of the late Gilbert H. and Helen Williams King. On Sept. 2, 1956, he
married Phyllis S. Showers, who survives at home. He was a 1948 graduate
of Bellefonte High School. An Air Force veteran, he served during the
Korean War, attaining the rank of staff sergeant. For 30 years, he
worked for A&P stores and was a produce manager prior to going to work
as a salesman for General Computer Co. He was a member of Black Panther
Camping Club of rural Spring Mills. He enjoyed camping and the outdoors.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Deborah S. Reif
of McAlevys Fort; a son, Brian D. of Bellefonte; a brother, Richard A.
of Bellefonte; and two grandchildren. Visitation will be from 7 to 9
p.m. Wednesday at Eloise B. Kyper Funeral Home Inc., 1034 Benner Pike,
College Township. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the
funeral home, with J. Daniel Morris officiating. Burial will be in
Centre County Memorial Park, College Township. Memorial contributions
may be made to American Heart Association, 501 Howard Ave., Building D,
Suite 101, Altoona, Pa. 16601; or to American Cancer Society, 123 S.
Sparks St., State College, Pa. 16801-3915. 

Thomas R. MILLER, 85, of Coachman Lane, Tryon, N.C., died Sunday, May,
14, 2000, at his home. Born in 1914, in Huntingdon, he is survived by
his wife, Ann Rhodes Miller, at home, and two daughters: Katharine
Miller of Wilton, Conn., and Barbara Miller, New York, N.Y. There are
two grandchildren. Mr. Miller graduated from Juniata College, where he
received his B.S. in chemistry. He received his Ph.D. in organic
chemistry from the University of Pennsylvania in 1940. He joined Union
Carbide Corp. and was in research and development with the chemicals
division in South Charleston, W.Va. After holding a series of posts in
the company, he was named president of the chemicals division in 1966
and successively, president of the coatings materials division and
president of the plastic products division. He was appointed vice
president in charge of corporate technology with administrative
responsibility also for Union Carbide Nuclear Division in 1974. He
retired in 1978 and moved to Tryon, N.C. Mr. Miller was a member of the
Tryon Rotary Club, FISH, Lanier Library, Tryon Red Cross and the Red Fox
Club. He was past board member of Juniata College, emeritus; and was a
member of the Society of Sigma Xi, Industrial Research Institute,
emeritus; Directors of Industrial Research, emeritus; and the American
Chemical Society. In 1992, he was inducted into the Tryon chapter of the
Second Wind Society. He received the Joseph W. Wells Memorial Award from
the Rotary Club in 1988. Family members will receive friends at their
home at 200 Coachman Lane, Hunting Wood, Tryon, N.C., Wednesday, from 2
until 5 p.m., Wednesday, May 17. Memorials may be made to the Lanier
Library, 114 Chestnut St., Tryon, N.C. 28782; the Polk County Community
Foundation, 505 N. Trade St., Tryon, N.C. 28782; or to Steps of Hope, 
P.0. Box 518, Columbus, N.C. 28722. 

Roy E. SMITH Jr., 68, of State College died Tuesday, May 16, 2000, at
Huntingdon Manor in Huntingdon. 
Born May 14, 1932, in Huntingdon, he was
a son of the late Roy E. Sr. and Rose Amanda Keller Smith. On June 18,
1954, he married Erma Elizabeth Couch, who died Dec. 23, 1999. 
He was a 1951 graduate of Huntingdon Area High School. 
For 38 years, he was a truck driver for Centre Concrete, retiring in 1990. 
He had also been a truck driver for O.W. Houts and Son in State College. 
He was a member of the Mooresville United Methodist Church in Petersburg, 
Free and Accepted Masons Huntingdon Mount Moriah Lodge 300, Shaver's Creek Fire Company
and Standing Stone Royal Arch Chapter 201 in Huntingdon. 
He was an avid Penn State and Pittsburgh Steelers fan. 
He is survived by a son, Dennis L. Smith of Huntingdon; a foster son, Charles 
Hollenbaugh of Huntingdon; a sister, Martha A. Brumbaugh of Huntingdon; and three 
grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday at Koch Funeral Home, 2401
S. Atherton St., State College. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday
at the funeral home, with the Rev. William W. Kauffman officiating.
Burial will be in Mooresville Cemetery, West Township, Huntingdon
County. 
Memorial contributions may be made to Huntingdon County Humane
Society, R.D. 3, Huntingdon, Pa. 16652. 

Harry "Butch" Hilton HEDGE, 41, of Upper Strasburg, died Tuesday, May
16, 2000, at the Fulton County Medical Center. His death was unexpected.
Born Feb. 7, 1959, in Roaring Spring, he was the son of Herbert H. and
Ruth A. (Snyder) Hedge. Surviving, along with his parents, are the
following siblings: Mrs. Dennis (Deborah R.) Mowers and Mrs. Marshall
(Linda D.) Brantner, both of Shippensburg; Nancy L. Hedge, Jeffrey S.
Hedge and Shannon R. Hedge, all of Upper Strasburg. A number of
nieces and nephews also survive. 
Mr. Hedge was of the Protestant faith. 
A 1978 graduate of the Chambersburg High School, he was self-employed
with H&H Carpentry. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, automobiles, helping
others and spending time with his friends. He was a charter member of
the Lone Star Hunting Club of Huntingdon, Bedford and Fulton Counties,
Inc. 
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 21, at the
Curtis A. Heath Funeral Home, Broad Top, with the Rev. Robert L. Mentzer
officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to
the Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Company, 426 N. Clear Ridge Road,
Box 537, Hustontown, Pa. 17229. 

Jane E. GIBSON, 58, of R.R. 3, Box 1645, Mount Union, died at 11
a.m. Tuesday, May 16, 2000, at the Milton Hershey Medical Center,
Hershey, following a serious illness. 
Born May 14, 1942, in Huntingdon, she was the daughter of the late 
James Scott Beatty and Gladys M. (Witters) Beatty, who survives at Mapleton, 
R.D. 1. She married Herman E. Gibson, who survives at home. 
Along with her husband and mother, she is also survived by the following children; 
Cindy Hipp, Huntingdon; Cathy Shore, Shirleysburg, R.D. 1; Carean Beard and 
David E. Gibson, both of Mount ,Union; and Michael J. Gibson, Mount
Union, R.D. 1. There are nine grandchildren. 
Also surviving are four siblings: William S. Beatty, James Creek; Beverly H. Boozel and 
Mary A. Boozel, both of McVeytown, R.D. 1; and Donna K. Carter, Lewistown. 
She was preceded in death by a sister and a brother, Dorothy Mae Branthafer
and Frederick L. Beatty, who was killed in Vietnam. 
Mrs. Gibson was of the Protestant faith. 
She was a homemaker, enjoyed baking, crocheting and playing bingo. 
She was a graduate of Huntingdon High School.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, May 19, at the Robert
D. Heath Funeral Home, Mount Union, with the Rev. Ken Patterson
officiating. Interment will be made in the Haven Rest Memorial Park,
Shirleysburg, R.D. 1. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday 
from 10 a.m. until the hour of the service. 

Nellie (Park) TACCHI, 94, formerly of Three Springs, and for the last
ten years of Hershey, died at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 17, 2000, at
the Woodlands Nursing Home, Hershey. 
Born July 11, 1906, in Three Springs, she was the daughter of the late Scott and 
Minnie (Heeter) Park. She was married to Hugo J. Tacchi, who preceded her in death
Nov. 16, 1987. 
Surviving are four children; Mrs. Harold (Virginia) Buckley, Hershey; JoAnn Lutz, 
Elizabethtown; Ronald Tacchi, Aston; and Jeffry Tacchi, Harrisburg. 
There are nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. 
Five brothers and one sister preceded her in death. 
Mrs. Tacchi was of the Methodist faith. She was a homemaker. 
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 20, at the Martin R. Brown 
Funeral Home, Orbisonia, with the Rev. David Ford officiating. Interment will be made 
in the Three Springs Cometery. 
Friends may call at the funeral home one hour prior to the service on Saturday.


Richard L. "Dick" THOMAS, 47, P0 Box 116, Hopewell, died Wednesday,
May 17, 2000, at 12:01 a.m., at Nason Hospital, Roaring Spring. He died following 
a brief illness. 
Born Nov. 1, 1952, in Six Mile Run, he was, the son of the late Roland W. Thomas, and 
Beatrice (Snyder) Thomas, who survives in Hopewell. 
He was united in marriage to Donna J. Bush April 27, 1974, in Hopewell. She 
survives at home. 
Three children survive: Angie Thomas, Riddlesburg; David Brown, Hopewell; 
and Betty Jo Eller, Bedford. There are six grandchildren and two step-grandchildren. 
Also surviving are the following siblings: Barry Thomas and Randy Thomas, both of 
Hopewell; Gary Thomas, Six Mile Run; and Tammy Bollman, Hopewell, R.D. 
Mr. Thomas was of the Protestant faith. 
He was a truck driver for Tri- County Petroleum in Riddlesburg for the past ten years. 
He enjoyed working on his race car at Hesston and was a member of the Saxton Sportsmen 
Association. 
Funeral services will be held Friday, May 19, at 10:30 a.m., at the D. Ronald Long 
Funeral Chapel, Saxton, with Pastor Gary Sams officiating. 
Interment will be made in the Hopewell Cemetery. 
Friends may call at the funeral chapel today from 7 until 9 p.m. and Friday from 9:30 a.m. 
until the hour of the service. 
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. 


H. Anne (English) BAKER, 77, of 1514 Mifflin St., Huntingdon, died
Tuesday, May 16, 2000, at 9:35 p.m., at the residence. 
Born July 16, 1922, in Huntingdon, she was the daughter of the late Raymond 
Amos and Mary (Browand) English. She married Edward D. Baker March 11, 1944, at
the Stone Church of the Brethren, Huntingdon. The Rev. H.H. Nye
officiated at the ceremony. Mr. Baker preceded her in death in 1978.
Surviving are four children: Mrs. John (Mary Anne) Redington, Macungie;
Mrs. Michael C. (Janice Lynn) Mohn, Winchester, Va.; Edward D. Baker,
Ashaway, R.I.; 'and Mrs. Allan (Elizabeth) Andreycak, Bel Air, Md.
There are seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. 
She was preceded in death by three brothers: Jack R. English, Charles Frederick
English and Donald Browand English.  
Mrs. Baker was the last surviving member of her immediate family. 
She was a member of the Stone Church of the Brethren, Hunting-don. 
Active in volunteer work, Mrs. Baker provided service to Westminster Woods Retirement 
Center, Meals on Wheels and the American Red Cross. 
A member of the auxiliary of the Standing Stone Post No. 1754, VFW, Huntingdon, 
she was also active in her church. She was a member of the Friendship Sunday School Class,
church choir and served as deacon and member of the board. 
For several years, Mrs. Baker served as the majority inspector in the Fifth Ward of
the Borough of Huntingdon. 
As a registered nurse, Mrs. Baker was employed for 12 years by the Chestnut Hill Hospital 
in Philadelphia. Later she served for 12 years at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon, 
and as a private duty nurse for over eight years prior to her retirement in 1984. 
Mrs. Baker attended the Huntingdon public school and graduated with the Class of 1940 from 
Huntingdon High School. She was also a graduate of the Presbyterian Hospital School of 
Nursing in Philadelphia with the Class of 1944. 
White attending nursing school, Mrs. Baker was a member of the Cadet Nurses Corps from 
1943- 1944. 
She had lived at her current residence since 1967. 
A memorial service will be held at the Stone Church of the Brethren, 17th and Moore
streets, Huntingdon, Saturday, May 20, at 10 a.m., with the Rev. Dale
W. Dowdy and the Rev. Christy L. Dowdy officiating. Interment will be
made in Riverview Cemetery, 245 Standing Stone Ave., Huntingdon. Friends
may call at the church following the memorial service on Saturday until
1 p.m. 
The family has requested that flowers be omitted. Memorial contributions may be sent to 
the Stone Church of the Brethren, 17th and Moore streets, Huntingdon, Pa. 16652; or the 
Home Nursing Agency, Hospice Program, 900 Bryan St., Suite 7, Huntingdon, Pa. 16652. 
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the John B. Brown Funeral Home.
Inc.. Huntingdon.

Dalton Scott DUVALL, 10 months, of HC1, Box 37, Robertsdale, died
Tuesday, May 16, 2000, at 3:20 p.m., at Duke Medical Center, Durham,
N.C., following a lengthy illness. 
Born July 7, 1999, in Huntingdon, he was the son of the Velma J. Duvall of Robertsdale. 
Surviving along with his mother are his matemal grandparents, Merrill and Viola Duvall of
HC 1, Robertsdale and great-grandparents Velma Duvall. also HC 1 Robertsdale, and 
Alma Jean Singer, Six Mile Run. Several aunts and uncles survive as well. 
Dalton's family belongs to the Fairview Evangelical Church. 
Graveside services will  be held Saturday, May 20, at 1 p.m., at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, 
Cooks, with the Rev. F. William Hughes officiating. 
Memorial contributions may be made to the Duvall family. 
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the D. Ronald Long Funeral Chapel, Saxton. 

Kenneth J. WAKEFIELD, 87, formerly of 1014 Moore St., Huntingdon,
died Tuesday, May 16, 2000, at 8:45 p.m., at the Valley View Retirement Community, 
Belleville. 
Born May 13, 1913, in Walker Township, Huntingdon County, he was the son of the late 
Heester C. and May (Anderson) Wakefield. He married Helen L. Benson, who survives at
home. 
Also surviving are three children: William F. Wakefield, Huntingdon; Phyllis C. Leonard, 
Mapleton; and Kenneth J. Wakefield Jr., Huntingdon. There are five grandchildren, 
eight great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. One son, David L. Wakefield, 
preceded him in death. 
The last surviving member of his immediate family, he was preceded in death by two 
brothers and one sister. 
Mr. Wakefield was a member of the Fifteenth Street United Methodist
Church, Huntingdon. He was employed as a machinist at the Juniata Shops
for the Pennsylvania Railroad. He retired from the State Correctional
Institution in Huntingdon as a guard. He enjoyed bass fishing along the
Juniata and trout fishing in the Huntingdon area. 
Funeral services will be held Friday, May 19, at 2 p.m., at the Robert E. Peters Funeral
Home, Hunting,don, with the Rev. Doyle E. Klinger officiating.
Interment will be made in the Huntingdon Memorial Gardens,
Huntingdon, R.D. 1. Friends may call at the funeral home from 9 a.m.
until the hour of the service on Friday. The family will receive friends
from 1 p.m. until the hour of the service on Friday. 
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Fifteenth Street
United Methodist Church, 1500 Moore St., Huntingdon,Pa 16652. 

Mary A. WELLIVER, 77, of 109 W. Willow St., Mount Union, died
unexpectedly at her home Wednesday, May 17, 2000. Born Aug. 29, 1922, in
Blacklog, Shirley Township, Huntingdon County, she was the daughter of
the late Walter and Sadie (Bilger) Vaughan. She married George Wesley
Welliver, who preceded her in death in January 1981. Mrs. Welliver is
survived by a son, William ."Bill" W. Welliver, Southwick, Mass., and
three grandchildren. Also surviving are the following brothers and
sisters: Melvin "Bird" Vaughan, Manchester, Md.; Raymond Vaughan, Mill
Creek; Jack Vaughan, McSherrystown; Mrs. Clifford (Dorothy) Covert,
Shade Gap; and Mrs. Harry (Mildred) Shafer. She was preceded in death by
three brothers and a sister: Paul Vaughan, who was killed in action
during World War II; Homer Vaughan; Henry Vaughan; and Genevieve Vaughn.
Mrs. Welliver was a graduate of the Orbisonia High School, Class of
1941. At one time, she had been employed by L. Greif Brothers
Manufacturing, Mount Union, and the former Owens Corning Fiberglas,
Huntingdon. A member of the Birthday Club, she enjoyed quilting, and
making quilts for AIDS babies. She was a member of the Mount Union
Presbyterian Church. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday,
May 20, at the Robert D. Heath Funeral Home, Mount Union, with the Rev.
Gordon Ross officiating. Interment will be made in the Westmoreland
County Memorial Park, Greensburg. Friends will be received at the
funeral home today from 7 until 9 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. until
the hour of the service. 

Daniel R. BAILEY, 70, of McVeytown, died at 10:55 p.m., Thursday, May
18, 2000 at the Lewistown Hospital. Born June 16, 1929 in Oliver
Township, Mifflin County he was the son of the late Walter and Viola
(Bilger) Bailey. He was united in marriage to the former Betty A.
(Gill), Aug. 2, 1953. She survives at their home. - He is survived by
six children: Mrs. Robert C. (Vickie) Romig, Yeagertown; Mrs. Wilbur
(Patricia) Rhodes Jr., New Bloomfield; Rodney L. Bailey, Lewistown;
Jeffrey L. Bailey, Alburtis; Connie S. Bailey and Karen L. Bailey both
of Pennsburg. Also surviving are the following brothers and sisters:
Helen Carter of Dayton, Ohio; Albert Wilson of Lewistown; Harold Bailey,
Mifflintown; Earl Bailey and Kenneth Bailey both of McVeytown and six
grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sisters and one brother.
He was a Korean War veteran of the U.S. Army National Guard having
served with the 176th Armored Battalion. He retired June 30, 1993 as a
general custodian for the Mifflin County School District with 25 years
of service. He last worked at the Strodes Mills Middle School. He was a
member of the McVeytown United Methodist Church and the Men's Bible
Sunday School Class. He was also a former Boy Scout Commissioner for
McVeytown Troop 105. He was a member of the Order of the Arrow and a
gold medal recipient for scouting. He enjoyed woodworking in his free
time. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, May 22, at the
Harshbarger Funeral Home, 3 S. Market St., McVeytown, with the Rev.
Marian E. Hartman officiating. Interment will be in the Juniata Memorial
Park, Lewistown, where graveside military honors will be conducted by
the Veterans' of Foreign Wars Post 7011, Lewistown. Family will receive
friends from 7 to 9 p.m., Sunday, May 21, at the funeral home. Memorial
contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 101 Howard
Ave., Building D, Suite 101, Altoona, Pa. 16601 or to the American
Diabetes Association, 2040 Linglestown Road, Suite 106, Harrisburg, Pa.
17055. 

Dr. Ralph A. BENTZ, 75, of Camp Hill, died Wednesday, May 17, 2000, in
the Harrisburg Hospital. Surviving are his wife, Evelyn (Holder) Bentz,
formerly of Huntingdon, and three sons: Michael S. Bentz, Lewisberry;
James W. Bentz, Reading; and John R. Bentz, Halifax. There are three
grandchildren. Mr. Bentz was a neurosurgeon, retired from private
practice in Camp Hill and formerly had a family practice in Dillsburg.
After retiring in 1985, he worked in utilization review for the state
Department of Public Welfare until last year. He attended Dickinson
College and was a graduate of Temple University Medical School; an Army
and Navy veteran; served in World War II; was a fellow of the American
College of Surgeons; and a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran
Church, Camp Hill. He also belonged to the Dauphin County, Pennsvivania
and American medical societies; American Association of Neurological
Surgery; Congress of Neurological Surgeons; Phi Rho Sigma medical
fraternity; Theta Chi fraternity; and the Civil War Roundtable. Funeral
services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, May 22, at Trinity Evangelical
Lutheran Church, Camp Hill. Interment will be made in the Rolling Green
Memorial Park, Lower Allen Township. Friends will be received from 7-9
p.m. Sunday, May 21, in Cocklin Funeral Home, Dillsburg. Memorial
contributions may be made to his church, 20OO Chestnut St., Camp.Hill,
17011;, or American Cancer Society, Capital Region Unit, 1500 N. Second
St., Harrisburg Pa 17102. 

Ralphard E. BLACK, 87, of 1475 Enid Mountain Road, Six Mile Run, died at
9:32 p.m. Thursday, May 18, 2000, at Bon Secours Holy Family Regional
Health System, Altoona. He had been in failing health. Born Feb. 12,
1913, in Six Mile Run, he was the son of the late Elmer and Bertha
(Swope) Black. He was united in marriage to Leila M. Dixon Feb. 16,
1934, in Six Mile Run Church of God Parsonage, by the Rev. Seylor.
Surviving along with Mrs. Black are the following children: Mrs. Don
(Sandra L.) Smith, Roaring Spring; Mrs. Dean (Marlene D.) Putt, Six Mile
Run; Mrs. Joe (Linda R.) Hobble, Three Springs; Ralphard L.
Black,,Everett; and Allen L. Black, Loysburg. There are 12 grandchildren
and 12 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are a half-brother and
half-sister: Willis Swope, Chambersburg; and Alberta Figard, Petersburg.
One brother, Ellsworth Black, and two half-sisters, Blanche Hanomore and
Phyllis Ritchey, preceded him in death. Mr. Black was a member of the
Round Knob First Church of God. He was a member of the Fulton County
Sportsmen League and the Mercersburg Sportsmen Association. He enjoyed
hunting, fishing, gardening and the family camping trips to the
Shenandoah Valley in Virginia. Mr. Black was a coal miner in the Broad
Top area for 27 years. He was later employed by PennDOT as a road
supervisor in Bedford County; was a school bus driver and retired in
1978 as a carpenter for various construction firms. Funeral services
will be held Wednesday, May 24, at 11 a.m., at the Round Knob Church of
God, with Pastor Stanley Cordell officiating. Interment will be made in
the IOOF Cemetery, Broad Top. Friends may call at the D. Ronald Long
Funeral Chapel, Saxton, Tuesday, from 5 until 9 p.m. and Wednesday from
10 a.m. until the hour of the service at the church. Memorial
contributions may be made to the Round Knob First Church of God. 

Arthur R. LUCAS, 88, of Westminster Woods Retirement Community,
Huntingdon, and formerly of Hesston, R.D. 1, died at 12:08 a.m. Friday,
May 19, 2000, at The Oaks, Westminster Woods. Born Oct. 3, 1911, in
Philadelphia, he was the son of William and Lillian (Watkins) Lucas. He
was united in marriage to Virginia Francis Strausburg June 26, 1943, in
Fairlee, Md., by the Rev. C. R. Strausburg, the father of the bride.
Mrs. Lucas preceded him in. death Aug. 17, 1990. Surviving are three
sons: Douglas Lucas, Hesston; William Lucas, Bear, Del.; and John Lucas,
Mandeville, La.; five grandchildren and three great-gran&hildren. The
last surviving member of his immediate family, he was preceded in death
by four brothers: Frank, Fred, William and David and four sisters:
Adalaide, Alice, Mildred and Ida. Mr. Lucas was a member of Jacob's
United Church of Christ, Hesston. He attended the Philadelphia and
Chester public schools and later obtained an engineering degree in
Philadelphia. He was part of the U. S. Naval Reserve during World War II
as he was then working in a critical war material industry with Martin
Corp. He retired from Boeing as a design engineer after 30 years of
service in the Eddystone area. He was an avid golfer and history buff. A
graveside service will be held at the White Church Cemetery, Hesston, at
2:30 p.m. Monday, May 22, with the Rev. Harold L. Blattenberger
officiating. Interment will be made in the White Church Cemetery,
Hesston. Friends may call at the John B. Brown Funeral Home, 417
Washington St., Huntingdon, from noon until 2 p.m. Monday, May 22. In
lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be
given to the Jacob's United Church of. Christ, Hesston, Pa. 16647. 

Frances Porter WOODS, 92, of York, died at 3:30 a.m. Friday, May 19,
2000, at Memorial Hospital in York. She was born in Huntingdon, Sept.
15, 1907, and was the daughter of the late Harry and Clara (Glenny)
Porter. She was united in marriage to the late Elvin G. Woods. Surviving
are two daughters; Doris Stump of Edgewater, Fla. and Sandra Lefever of
York. Eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren also survive. She
is also survived by two sisters, Lena Krepps of Arkansas and Madeline
Corbin of Huntingdon. Mrs. Woods was a member of the Faith United Church
of Christ. She was a seamstress for the former York Suit Company, York.
Funeral services will be held May 25, at 11 a.m. at the Faith United
Church of Christ, 509 Pacific Ave., York, with the Revs. Ron Oelrich and
Dwayne Carter and Pastor Bonnie Whittier. Friends may call at Faith
United Church of Christ May 25, from 10 a.m. until the hour of the
service. Interment will be made at the Mount Rose Cemetery of York. In
lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Memorial Fund of the
Faith United Church of Christ, 509 Pacific Ave., York, Pa. 17404, or to
a favorite charity. 

David Alan ISENBERG, 20, of 414 Fifth St., Tyrone, died at 2:45 a.m.
Sunday, May 21, 2000, from injuries sustained as a passenger in a
one-vehicle accident near East Waterford, Juniata County. Born Nov. 27,
1979, in Altoona, he was the son of Harold D. and Mary Lee (Grebe)
Isenberg. He is survived by his parents of Tyrone; a sister, Heather L.
Isenberg of Tyrone; a step-grandmother, Connie Isenberg, Juniata,
Altoona; several aunts, uncles and a nephew. A 1998 graduate of the
Tyrone Area High School, he was active on the swim team and was a
drummer in the band. He was a Life Scout in the Boy Scouts of America
and had helped many boys attain their Eagle Scout Award. He enjoyed
hunting, fishing and visiting the Gunp-a-Din Hunting Camp at Le Contes
Mills. He had attended the Tipton Baptist Church and had been associated
with the Pennsylvania National Guard since l1th grade. He had been a
full time recruiter for the Guard since April. Funeral services will be
held Wednesday, May 24, at 11 a.m., at the Derman Funeral Home, Inc.,
Tyrone, with the Rev. Paul V. Sweitzer and the Pennsylvania National
Guard chaplain, Major Dale DeBernardinis, officiating. Friends will be
received at the funeral home Tuesday from 7 until 9 p.m. Memorial
contributions may be made to the Blair County Unit of the American
Cancer Society, 1004 N. Juniata St., Hollidaysburg, Pa. 16648. 

Guy W. NAUGLE Sr., 80, of Mapleton, R.D. 1, died at 8:20 p.m. Friday,
May 19, 2000, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. Born Jan. 7,
1920, in Knobsville, Fulton County, he was the son of the late Grover
Cleveland and Lillian (Mentzer) Naugle. He married J. Ellen Grissinger
April 29, 1947. Mrs. Naugle survives at home. Also surviving are five
children: Guy W. Naugle Jr., Felton; Howard C. Naugle Sr., Sarver; Carl
E. Naugle, Westminster, Md.; Fem 0. Naugle, Mapleton; and Grace E. N.
Murphy, Dillsburg. There are 19 grandchildren and seven
great-grandchildren. Three siblings survive: Pauline Braun, Hanover;
Verna Horne, Huntingdon; and Floyd P. Naugle, Medford, Ore. Four
brothers and one sister preceded him in death. Mr. Naugle was a member
of the Wesleyan Church of Mount Union. He had served as Cass Township
supervisor and was on the Southern Huntingdon County School Board. He
retired June 1979, as regional equipment supervisor with PennDOT after
25 years of service. Prior to that, he owned and operated a sawmill. Mr.
Naugle was a veteran of World War II, serving from August 1942 until
November 1945 with the U.S. Army 820 Aviation Engineers Battalion,
Headquarters Division in England, Germany, France and Belgium. Funeral
services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 24, at the Robert I.
McClain Funeral Home, Cassville, with the Rev. Kevin Tompkins
officiating. Interment will be made in Cassville Cemetery. Friends may
call at the funeral home from 7 until 9 p.m. Tuesday and from 10 a.m.
until the hour of the service on Wednesday. 
Memorial contributions may be made to the Wesleyan Church of Mount Union, 
Mount Union, Pa. 17066. 

Jeffrey Allen REEDER, 41, of R.R. 1, Box 630, Mapleton, died at 7:21
a.m. Sunday, May 21, 2000, at the Kimball County Hospital, Kimball, Neb.
His death was unexpected. He was working as a truck driver when he
became ill. Born Aug. 16, 1958, in Huntingdon, he was the son of Jimmy
A. Sr. ,and Audrey J. (Miller) Reeder, who survive at Mapleton, R.R. 1.
Along with his parents, he is also survived by a brother and a sister:
Beth Ann Greenland of HC 2, Wells Tannery, and Jimmy A. Reeder Jr.,
Mapleton, R.D. 1. His paternal grandfather, Herbert A. R an of Mount
Union, R.D. 3, survives. Mr. Reeder was a member of the Bowman's Chapel
United Methodist Church, Mapleton, R.D. 1. A 1976 graduate of the
Southern Huntingdon County High School, he went to work at the Weis
Market in Mount Union and after two years transferred to the Mifflintown
store where he was a produce manager. After several years he went to
work for Noerr Trucking and in 1990 as a coast-to-coast truck driver for
Zimmerman Truck Lines in Mifflintown, which was his current employer.
Mr. Reeder loved hunting, fishing and traveling and his greatest passion
was for motorcycles and cars. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m.
Thursday, May 25, at the Robert D. Heath Funeral Home, Mount Union, with
the Rev. Ed Seeley officiating. Interment will be made in the, Bowman's
Chapel Cemetery, Mapleton, R.D. 1. Friends may call at the funeral home
Wednesday evening from 7 until 9 p.m. and after 9 a.m. until the hour of
the service on Thursday. 

Esther D. PEDRETTE, 93, formerly of 1119 Mifflin St.. Huntingdon, died
Sunday, May 21, 2000, in the Swaim Health Center at Green Ridge Village,
Newville. Born Sept. 7, 1906, in East Liverpool, Ohio. she was the
daughter of the late John and Frances (Webster) Dudley. She was united
in marriage to the Rev. Edward A. Pedrette June 8, 1946, at Christ
Episcopal Church in Wellsburg, W.Va. He preceded her in death July 27,
1978. The last surviving member of her immediate family, she was
preceded in death by one sister, Eleanor Dudley. Mrs. Pedrette was a
member of St. John's Episcopal Church, Huntingdon. She was a graduate of
the Chester Public School and Fairmont State Teachers' College, both in
West Virginia. She taught in the Chester public school and was later a
teacher and music supervisor in the Hancock County schools, also in West
Virginia. Mrs. Pedrette had resided in Huntingdon since 1950. She
assisted her husband, who was rector of St. John's Episcopal Church
until his retirement in 1965. Funeral services will be held Wednesday,
May 24, at 10 a.m., at St. John's Episcopal Church, Huntingdon, with
Father Thomas Warne officiating. Interment will be made in the Mill
Creek Cemetery at Hookstown, It was Mrs. Pedrette's request that there
be no public visitation and that flowers be omitted. Memorial
contributions in her name may be made to St. John's Episcopal Church,
212 Penn St., Huntingdon, Pa. 16652. Funeral arrangements are under the
direction of the Robert E. Peters Funeral Home, Huntingdon. 

Robert James WALTERS III, 21, of 4108 State Road 44, New Smyrna Beach,
Fla., formerly of Huntingon R.D. 2, died Sunday, May 21, at 1:33 a.m.,
in Miller Township, Huntingdon County. Born June 16, 1978 in Huntingdon,
he was the son of Robert James Jr.and Debra K. (Eutzy) Walters. He is
survived by his parents at Huntingdon, R.D. 2, and a brother, Ricky N.
Eutzy of State College. Also surviving are his maternal grandparents,
James and Ethel Eutzy of McVeytown; and paternal grandmother, Sylvia
Illes of Coatesville. He was a grandson of the late Robert J. Walters
Sr. Mr. Walters was of the Protestant faith. He was first employed at
the Tuckaway Tree Farm near McAlevys Fort at the age of 11 and worked
there through high school. After his graduation in 1998 from Huntingdon
Area High School, he went to its Florida branch, Florida Plant & Tree in
New Smyrna Beach, Fla. , where he was currently employed. He was an avid
outdoorsman and loved hunting. Funeral services will be held Wednesday,
May 24, at 8 p.m., at the Robert E. Peters Funeral Home, Huntingdon,
with Pastor Larry Gipe officiating. The family will receive friends at
the funeral home from 7 p.m. until the hour of the service on Wednesday.

Sidney Otis NORTHAM Jr., 80, of Snow Hill, Md., died Sunday, May 21,
2000, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Salisbury. Born in
Salisbury, Md., he was the son of the late Sidney Otis Northam Sr. and
Doris (Adkins) Northam and the late Jewell B. Northam. He is survived by
his wife of 54 years, Elsie G. Northam, and two children: Ann J. Northam
of Salisbury and Gerald Sidney Northam of Stevensville. There is one
granddaughter. Two sisters, Virginia N. McIlroy of Huntingdon and
Margaret Ann "Peggi" Bortz of Snow Hill, Md., survive. Several nieces
and nephews survive, including a nephew in the Huntingdon area, along
with two nieces formerly of Huntingdon. Mr. Northam was preceded in
death by two brothers, Richard C. Northam and David E. Northam, and two
aunts. He retired from Delmarva Power after 44 years of service as a
meter reader and was a member of the Vingt Cinq Club. He was also a
retired farmer and a devoted steward of the land. His favorite tree was
the dogwood and his favorite flower was the hollyhock. Other favorites
of his were the songs "Somewhere over the Rainbow" and "Cool, Cool
Water," by the Sons of the Pioneers. He served his country during World
War II as a corporal in the United States Army Signal Corps. He was a
member of the Maryland Farm Bureau; an active member of the American
Legion Post No. 67 in Snow Hill for over 50 years; Furnace Town
Foundation; Queponco Railway Station in Newark; and Whatcoat United
Methodist Church in Snow Hill. A funeral service will be held Thursday,
May 25, in Salisbury, Md. The Rev. Thomas Hurley will officiate.
Interment will be made in the Whatcoat United Methodist, Church
cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the
American Legion, Worcester Post No. 67, P.O. Box 161, Snow Hill, Md.,
21863; or the World War II Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 96766, Washington,
D.C. 20090. 

W. Max CORNELL, 69, of 431 Stayer Rd., Everett, died at 8:28 p.m.
Tuesday, May 23, 2000, at UPMC Bedford Memorial Hospital. He was born in
Monroe Township, Bedford County, Dec. 9, 1930, the son of W. Raymond and
Fannie (Ward) Cornell. His parents are deceased. He was married to Mary
G. Fields June 16, 1961. Mrs. Cornell survives. He is also survived by
two daughters Mrs. Michael (Marcia A.) Stigile, Little Rock, Ark., and
Mrs. Mark (Michele A.) Turner, Bedford; a son, Mark A. Cornell of
Everett; and seven grandchildren. He was preceded in death by an infant
son. Two brothers and a sister survive: R. Clyde Cornell of Everett,
George Cornell of Osterburg and Clara Barkman of Clearville. There are
28 nieces and nephews. Mr. Cornell was the founder and owner of Cormac
Inc. of Everett for 30 years. He was a member of the Everett Church of
God, where he was a Sunday School superintendent for 32 years, a Sunday
School teacher, a member of the church council and a representative of
his church to World Missions. A funeral service will be held at 10:30
a.m. Friday, March 26, at the Everett Church of God, with the Rev.
William Kisner officiating. Interment will be made in Bedford County
Memorial Park, Bedford Township. Friends may call at the Louis Geisel
Funeral Home, 330 E. Pitt St., Bedford, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today and
10-10:30 a.m. Friday at the Everett Church of God. Memorial
contributions may be made to World Missions, in care of Everett Church
of God, 11152 Lincoln Highway, Everett, Pa., 15537. 

Esther Ruth KAUFFMAN, 96, a resident of the Woodland Retirement Center,
Orbisonia, formerly of 22 E. Shirley St., Mount Union, died at 1:04 a.m.
Wednesday, May 24, 2000, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon.
Born Feb. 10, 1904, in Longfellow, Bratton Township, Mifflin County, she
was the daughter of the late Edward and Irene (Youtzy) Kauffman. She is
survived by a son, R. Max Kauffman of Mount Union. Also surviving are
two grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and one
great-great-grandson. One grandson preceded her in death. The last
surviving member of her immediate family, she was preceded in death by
two sisters and a brother: Nannie Harshbarger, Mabel Henry and Jesse
Kauffman. Ms. Kauffman was employed for many years as a bookkeeper at
Radle's Farm Implement Store in Mount Union and later worked at B.W.
Reeder's Hardware Store, also in Mount Union. She was a member of the
First Baptist Church, Mount Union, where she had been very active and
was past superintendent of the primary Sunday School. The funeral
service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, May 26, at the Robert D. Heath
Funeral Home, Mount Union, with the Rev. David Ford and the Rev. Dr.
Kenneth Grundon officiating. Interment will be made in the Haven Rest
Memorial Park, Shirleysburg, R.R. 1. Friends will be received at the
funeral home this evening from 7 until 9 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m.
until the hour of the service. Memorial contributions may be made to the
Home Nursing Agency, 900 Bryan St., Huntingdon, Pa. 16652. 

Paul W. "Bunny" MONDO, 72, of Harrisburg, died Tuesday, May 23, 2000, at
his home. Surviving are his wife, Louise (Gamer) Mondo, a daughter and a
son: Linda L. Beadle of Paoli and Paul W. Mondo Jr., Middletown. There
are four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Four sisters and a
brother also survive: Esther Neary and Hazel Morris, both of Huntingdon;
Sister Victoria, Newfield, N.J., Bessie Gontz, Harrisburg and Joseph
Mondo Jr. of Plantation, Fla. Mr. Mondo was a former employee of the
Wilson & Co., Inc., and retired as a meat cutter from Dutchmasters
Meats. He was a member of the Cathedral Parish of St. Patrick. He was a
USMC veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict and was a member of
the Marine Corps Reserves. Scriptural services will be held at 10 a.m.
Friday, in the Neumyer Funeral Home, Inc., Harrisburg. Interment will be
made with full military honors at the Indiantown Gap National Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 9 until 10 a.m. Memorial
contributions may be made to the Pinnacle Health Hospice, 3705 Elmwood
Dr., Harrisburg, Pa. 17110. 

Alice R. "Ginner" SNARE, 90, of Dillsburg (Carroll Township), died
Tuesday, May 23, 2000, at her home. She was born July 8, 1909, in
Huntingdon, the daughter of Harry E. and Evelyn (Riddle) Robb. Her
husband, Richard M. Snare, preceded her in death. Surviving are a son,
Richard M. Snare of Dillsburg, a daughter, Barbara Rider of
Mechanicsburg, three grandchildren, four great-granddaughters and two
great-great-grandchildren. A brother, LeLand Robb of Tucson, Ariz., also
survives. Mrs. Snare was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church,
Dillsburg. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 30,
at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Patrick J. Rooney
officiating. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at
Riverview Cemetery, Huntingdon. Memorial contributions may be made to
St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 201 S. Baltimore St., Dillsburg, Pa. 17019.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Myers Funeral Home, 37
East Main St., Mechanicsburg. 

Fred C. HOFFMAN, 83, of Hustontown, died at 5:22 p.m. Wednesday, May 24,
2000, at the Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg. Born Jan. 2,
1917, in Saltillo, he was a son of the late Russell and Emma
(Gladfelter) Hoffman. He was married to Ruth J. A. Barnett ApriI1 15,
1944, in Saitillo, by the Rev. Joe Miller. Mrs. Hoffmar survives at
home. Also surviving are a sister and two brothers: Ethel McNeal,
Lewistown; Lloyd Hoffman and Cloyd Hoffman, both of Three Springs. One
brother, Harvey Hoffman, preceded him in death. A number of nieces,
nephews and cousins also survive. Mr. Hoffman had occasionally attended
the Mt. Tabor Church of the Nazarene, Hustontown, R.D. At one time, he
was a member of the Hustontown Volunteer Fire Company. He retired in
1972 from Letterkenny Army Depot, Chambersburg, after approximately 26
years of service. Prior to that, he was employed as a coal miner and had
worked for Greencastle Packing Co. in Hustontown; and Knouse Foods,
Chambersburg; and was also involved in farming. Mr. Hoffman was a
veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army Air Corps in Germany
and the Philippines from 1942-1946. He enjoyed hunting, fishing,
attending gospel concerts and making wren boxes. Funeral services will
be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 27, at the M.R. Brown Funeral Home,
Hustontown, with the Rev. Duane Williams officiating. Interment will be
made in the Hustontown Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home
from 2 until 9 p.m. this evening and from 10 a.m. until the hour of the
service on Saturday. Graveside military honors will be accorded by the
Fulton Honor Guard. 

Lewis C. MILLER, 72, of Levittown, died Wednesday, May 24, 2000, at his
home in Levittown, Bristol Township. Born in Three Springs, Mr. Miller
has been a former resident of Levittown for the past 23 years. He was
the son of the late Berlin and Edith (DeShong) Miller. His wife, Carolyn
(Kane) Miller, survives. Also surviving are a daughter, Sondra Bachmann.
of Morrisville, and the following step-children: Candace (Kane) Duffy,
Levittown; Deborah (Kane) Spigner, North Brunswick, N.J.; Raymond P.
Kane III, Tucson, Ariz.; Elizabeth (Kane) Jones, Baltimore, Md.; and
Lynne (Kane) Marotta, Buckingham. There are 13 grandchildren and three
great-grandchildren. Also surviving are a brother and a sister: LaFern
Miller, Three Springs; and Bernnie Cordell, Forest Hills, Md. Mr. Miller
was preceded in death by a son, Samuel C. Miller, and two grandchildren,
Matthew Bachmann and Edward Painter. Mr. Miller had been employed at USX
Fairless Works as a mill wright until his retirement in 1990. He was a
member of the Crescent Shrine Temple in Trenton, N.J., and the Gothic
Faternal Lodge No. 270, F&AM. He was also a member of the Crescent
Shrine Temple String Band since 1967. Funeral services will be held
Wednesday, May 31, at 11 a.m., at the Immanuel Bible Church, Three
Springs, R.D., where friends may call from 10 a.m. until the hour of the
service. Interment will follow at the Cherry Grove Cemetery, Three
Springs, R.D. Family and friends are also invited to a viewing Monday,
May 29, from 7 until 9 p.m. at the James J. Dougherty Funeral Home,
Inc., 220 Trenton Rd., Levittown. Local funeral arrangements are under
the direction of the Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, Orbisonia. Memorial
contributions may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children, 3551
North Broad St., Philadelphia, Pa. 19140. 

David P. ENYEART, 55, of Orbisonia, died Sunday morning, May 28, 2000,
in Orbisonia. Born Oct. 4, 1944, in Orbisonia, he was the son of the
late Ned Enyeart and Beatrice Enyeart Hampson, who survives in
Orbisonia. He was married to A. Diane Clark May 14, 1983, in Broad Top
City. Mrs. Enyeart survives at home, along with three children: Sarah E.
Enyeart and Ronald C. Enyeart, both at home, and Mrs. Sharon Leader,
Robertsdale. There are three grandchildren. One brother and two sisters
survive: Nancy Painter, Ardsley; Robert Enyeart, Huntingdon, R.D.; and
Susan (Hampson) Whitsel, Three Springs, R.D. One brother, Frank,
preceded him in death. Mr. Enyeart attended the Rockhill Church of the
Brethren. He was a member of the Madden-Wennick Post No. 518, America
Legion, Rockhill Furnace; Blue Juniata Post No. 5754, VFW, Mount Union;
Vietnam Veterans Association, Mount Union; Orbisonia Hunting Camp;
Orbisonia- Rockhill Sportsmen's Association; and the Southern Huntingdon
County High School football, basketball and band booster clubs. A 1963
graduate of Southern Huntingdon County High School, Mr. Enyeart was
employed by Letterkenny Army Depot, Chambersburg, for the past 25 years.
He was a veteran of the Vietnam Conflict, serving in the U.S. Army.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 1, at the Martin
R. Brown Funeral Home, Orbisonia, with the Rev. David Ort officiating.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 until 9 p.m. and from 9
until 11 a.m. Thursday. Memorial contributions may be made to the
Rockhill Church of the Brethren, Rockhill Furnace, Pa. 17249; and the
Orbisonia-Rockhill Volunteer Fire Department, Orbisonia, Pa. 17243. 

H. Clair LEONARD, 74, of 2205 Cassady. Ave., Huntingdon, died Saturday,
May 27, 2000, at 1:40 a.m., at Washington Hospital Center, Washington,
D.C., following a valiant struggle with heart disease. Born Jan. 10,
1926, in Todd, he was the son of the late Lester W. and Catharine
(Heeter) Leonard. He was united in marriage to Alice M. Marshman Nov.
22, 1952, in the Thorndale United Methodist Church, Thorndale. Surviving
are his wife, at home, and one daughter, Beth A. (Leonard) Boyd,
Huntingdon. There are two grandchildren. Three siblings survive: Roy E.
Leonard, New Holland; Mrs. Robert (Esther) Heffner, Huntingdon, R.D. 3;
and Kenneth M. Leonard, McConnelistown. Mr. Leonard joined the Methodist
Church in Roaring Spring in 1936 and had been a member of the
McConnellstown United Methodist Church since 1950. His church fellowship
had alwavs been a vital, part of his life. He graduated from Scott
Senior High School in Coatesville in 1943. He worked on the farmily farm
following graduation until entering Pierce Business School in
Philadelphia. He was then employed by Swigart Associates in Huntingdon
from January 1950 until his retirement as an insurance underwriter in
January 1988, with a two-year interruption for military service during
the Korean Conflict. Since his retirement, he had been employed at the
Huntingdon County Courthouse as a tipstaff. Funeral services will be
held Wednesday, May 31, at 2 p.m., at the McConnellstown United
Methodist Church, McConnellstown, with the Rev. Ruth A. Campagna
officiating. Interment will be made in the Huntingdon Memorial Gardens,
Huntingdon, R.D. 1. Friends may call at the Robert E. Peters Funeral
Home, Huntingdon, after 7 o'clock this evening and Wednesday at the
church from 1 p,m. until the hour of the service. Memorial contributions
may be made to the McConnellstown United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 146,
McConnellstown. Pa.16660. 

Norman Lorraine "Dave" ANDERSON, 85, of HC 75, Shade Gap, died at 6:45
a.m. Monday, May 29, 2000, at the Fulton County Medical Center,
McConnellsburg. Born April 23, 1915, in Springfield Township, Huntingdon
County, he was the son of the late Guard and Olive (Fernberg) Anderson.
He was married to Mamie V. (Wilson) Bair Dec. 18, 1963. Mrs. Anderson
survives at home. Also surviving are three daughters: Shirley Williams,
Chambersburg; Donna Tatelbaum, St. Petersburg, Fla.; and Nancy Wert,
York. There are eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. One son,
Paul Bair, preceded him in death. Two sisters and one brother survive:
Pauline Locke, Orbisonia, R.D.; Vaunlee Cline, Carlisle; and Charles
Anderson, Shippensburg. Three brothers and three sisters are deceased.
Mr. Anderson was of the Protestant faith. He retired from New Enterpeise
Stone and Lime Co., where he had worked as a heavy equipment operator.
He had been involved in farming all his life. Funeral services will be
held at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 1, at the Martin R. Brown Funeral Home,
Orbisonia, with the Rev. Belvy C. White officiating. Interment will be
made in the Fair Ridge Cemetery, Shade Gap, R.D. Friends may call at the
funeral home from 7 until 9 p.m. Wednesday and one hour prior to the
service on Thursday. 

Roseann Mae CRESWELL, 67, of Cassville, died at 6:08 p.m. Saturday, May
27, 2000, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh. Born Sept. 12,
1932, in Todd Township, Huntingdon County, she was the daughter of the
late Elmer "Joe" and Elsie (Donaldson) McNeal. She was united in
marriage to J. Glenn Creswell March 30, 1951, in Winchester, Va. Mr.
Creswell survives, along with three sons: Stephen Creswell, Orbisonia;
Randall Creswell, Cassville; and Jeffrey Creswell, Morgantown. There are
six grandchildren. One sister and two brothers survive: Freda Emmons and
Herman McNeal, both of Todd, R.D.; and Norman McNeal, California. Mrs.
Creswell was a member of the Cassville United Methodist Church, where
she was a member of the Women's Society and Mission Board. She was also
a member of the Trough Creek Valley Homemakers, the Salvation Army
Auxiliary, Huntingdon; and Jack's Mountain Lioness Club. She also
belonged to the Lady Evelyn Rebekah Lodge No. 22, Cassville. She was
primarily a homemaker. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m.
Wednesday, May 31, at the Robert I. McClain Funeral Home, Cassville,
with the Rev. Don Henderson and the Rev. John Traxler officiating.
Interment will be made in the Beavertown Cemetery, Todd, R.D. Friends
may call at the funeral home from 7 until 9 p.m. this evening and from
10 a.m. until the hour of the service on Wednesday. Members of the Lady
Evelyn Rebekah Lodge will conduct a memorial service at the funeral home
at 8:45 p.m. today. 

Alan L. HARSHBERGER, 17, of 2431 15th Ave., Altoona, died Sunday, May
28, 2000, at Hershey Medical Center, as a result of injuries sustained
in an automobile accident May 27 in Walker Township, Huntingdon County.
Born April 4, 1983, in Altoona, he was the son of William and Linda
(Thompson) Harshberger. He is survived by his parents and a brother,
Adam, of Altoona. Surviving grandparents are Anna Mae Thompson, Dorothy
Harshberger and Bill Harshberger. Several aunts and uncles survive. Mr.
Harshbarger attended the East End United Methodist Church, in Altoona.
He was an 1lth grade student at the Altoona High School and attended the
Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center. He enjoyed hunting,
jet-skiing and riding dirt bikes. Funeral services will be held at 11
a.m. Thursday, June 1, at the East End United Methodist Church, with the
Rev. William S. Olewiler officiating. Interment will be made in the Alto
Reste Park. Friends will be received at The Stevens Mortuary, Inc.,
Altoona, from 2 until 4 p.m. and from 6 until 9 pm. Wednesday. Memorial
contributions may be made to the Hershey Medical Center Pediatric Care
Unit, c/o University Development Department, 1129 W. Governor Rd.,
Hershey, Pa. 17033. Personal messages or condolences via e-mail may be
sent to info@stevensmortuary.com, and the family will post them at the
visitation. 

Margaret L. (Orr) INGRAM, 86, of RD, 2, Box 493, Petersburg, died
Friday, May 26, 2000, at 2 p.m., at Centre Crest, 502 E. Howard St.,
Bellefonte. Born July 24, 1913, in Greenwood, Logan Township, Blair
County, she was the daughter of the late William Howard and Mary
Elizabeth (Miller) "Skipper" Orr. She was united in marriage to George
Franklin Ingram June 9, 1930, in Cumberland, Md., by the Rev. C.R.
Strausburg. He preceded her in death Feb. 25, 1971. Surviving are one
son and one daughter: Anna E. Corcelius, Petersburg; and Galen S.
Ingram, Muncy. There are nine grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and
two great- great-grandchildren. Two sons and one infant daughter
preceded her in death: George Franklin Ingram Jr., Howard Richard Ingram
and Elizabeth Ann Ingram. Mrs. Ingram was a member of the Crever
Memorial United Methodist Church, Petersburg. Educated in the Greenwood
public schools, she was a homemaker. She had been a resident of
Huntingdon County since 1947 and had lived at her current residence
since 1957. She enjoyed cooking, baking, reading and listening to music.
A private funeral service was held at the John B. Brown Funeral Home,
Inc., Huntingdon, Saturday, with the Rev. Sharon Landis officiating.
Interment was made in the Cedar Grove Cemetery, Petersburg. Memorial
contributions may be sent to the Crever Memorial United Methodist
Church, Petersburg, Pa. 16669; or to the charity of the donor's choice. 

Lester W. HOPKINS, 80, of Baltimore, Md., formerly of Six Mile Run, died
Monday, May 29, 2000, at the Howard County General Hospital in Maryland.
He had been in failing health for the past year. Born April 17, 1920, in
Six Mile Run, he was the son of the late James and Alice (Williams)
Hopkins Surviving are the following children; Beverly Jean Kirschbaum,
Tampa, Fla.; Judy Klonick, California; Joyce Hopkins, Fort Lauderdale,
Fla., Jacki Hopkins, Santa Barbara, Calif.; Lynn Rice, Ellicott, Md.;
Lisa Hopkins, Baltimore, Md.; and David Hopkins, Virginia. There are
nine grandchildren. One grandson preceded him in death. Also surviving
are two sisters: Ruth Hoover, Pittsburgh; and Yvonne Ritchey,
Martinsburg. Four sisters and two brothers are deceased. Mr. Hopkins was
of the Protestant faith. He had served in the U.S. Navy during World War
II and was a charter member of the Wilson Point Men's Club. A former
employee of the Glen L. Martin Company, he retired from Ben Franklin
Industries. Funeral services will be held Friday, June 2, at 11 a.m., at
the D. Ronald Long Funeral Chapel, Saxton, with the Pastor James Lynn
officiating. Interment will be made in the Duvall Cemetery, Six Mile
Run, R.D. Friends may call at the funeral chapel Thursday from 7 until 9
p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. 

David Cloyd SHRINER, 81, formerly of McConnellstown, died Saturday, May
27, 2000, at 7:25 a.m., at University Park Nursing Center in State
College. Born Feb. 12, 1919, in Woodbury, he was the son of the late
Homer and Sarah (Frederick) Shriner. He was united in marriage to
Dolores (Ross) Corbin July 5, 1970, in Williamsburg, by the Rev. John
Mullen. Surviving are his wife in McConnellstown; a son, Kenneth Ray
Shriner of Saxton; and a step-son, John D. Corbin Sr., Petersburg. There
are six grandchildren, six step-grandchildren and three
step-great-grandchildren. One stepson, Warren E. Corbin, preceded him in
death. Also surviving are the following siblings: Esther H. Coup,
Turbotsville; Jesse E. Shriner, Alexandria, R.D.; Homer L. Shriner,
Martinsburg, R.D.; Mary B. Shaffer, Armagh; and the Rev. John Shriner
Mullen, Milton. Two brothers, Clair H. and H. Paul, preceded him in
death. Mr. Shriner attended the Hesston Community Chapel. He retired
from the maintenance department of Owens Corning Fiberglas, Huntingdon,
in 1981, after 37 years of service. He was a 1937 graduate of the
Woodbury High School. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 31,
at 11 a.m., at the Robert E. Peters Funeral Home, Huntingdon, with the
Rev. James L. Blair officiating, assisted by the Rev. John Shriner
Mullen. Interment will be made in the Cedar Grove Cemetery, Petersburg.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 9 a.m. until the hour of the
service on Wednesday. 

John W. MILLER, 75, of Jamesburg, N.J., died Monday, May 29, 2000, at
his home. He had been diagnosed with Guillam Barre Syndrome in 1984. He
was born in Huntingdon, a son of the late Donald and Florence Miller of
Petersburg R.D. 1. He married Betty A. Brown July 6, 1947, at Hawn's
Bridge Chapel, Juniata Township. He is survived by his wife. Also
surviving are four sons. Donald "Whitey" Miller of, Old Bridge, N.J.;
John D. Miller of Winston Salem, N.C.; Dennis Miller of Jamesburg N.J.,
and Robert Miller of Petersburg. A daughter, Bonnie Giroux of East
Brunswick, N.J., also survives. He is survived by two brothers, P. Glenn
Miller of Perrineville, N.J. and Melvin M. Miller of Elizabethtown, Ky.,
10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death
by a sister, Sylvia Corcelius. Mr. Miller was a member of the Cranbury
United Methodist Church, Cranbury, N.J. He was a 1943 graduate of
Petersburg High School. He was a World War II Army veteran, serving in
the Pacific Theater and was a member of American Legion Post 150
Petersburg. In 1953, he moved to Hightstown. N.J. and in 1962 moved to
Jamesburg. He was employed as a mechanic for William McGovern & Sons
Inc., North Brunswick, retiring in 1984. Previously, he was employed by
Forsgate Farms, Monroe Township; Pharma Craft Labs, Hightstown and
Grefco, South Brunswick. Mr. Miller, an avid square dancer, was a member
of Merri- Eights Square Dance Club and Hitch 'n Squares, both of East
Brunswick, N.J. He enjoyed his dog, Gizmo, and working with wood. A
memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Friday, June 2, at the Cranbury
United Methodist Church. Friends may call at the funeral home between 7
and 9 p.m., Thursday, at the Lester Memorial Home, 16 W. Church Street,
Jamesburg. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to
either Princeton Hospice, 208 Bunn Drive, Princeton, N.J., 08540 or
Cranbury United Methodist Church, Cranbury, N.J. 08512. 

William N. "Pinky" SHOEMAKER Sr., 72, of Elizabeth Township, Allegheny
County, died Wednesday, May 24, 2000, at home. Born March 13, 1928, in
Williamsburg, he was the son of the late John and Esther (Garner)
Shoemaker. He is survived by his wife, the former Oleda E. Werner, and
the following children: Gloria J. Wylie, Elizabeth; William Shoemaker
Jr., Sutersville; John C. Shoemaker, West Newton; Joe Shoemaker and Dean
Shoemaker, both of Elizabeth Township. There are nine grandchildren and
two great-grandchildren. Three brothers and two sisters survive: James
Shoemaker and John Shoemaker, both of Huntingdon; Harry Shoemaker,
Elizabeth Township; Helen Savitts, Saxton; and Melda Opfer, Elizabeth.
Several nieces, nephews, and an uncle, survive. Mr. Shoemaker was a
retired truck driver for Kiefer Coal and Supply Co., in Bethel Park. He
was a member of the Bethesda United Presbyterian Church in Elizabeth and
was a member and past president of the Oldtime Fiddlers Association of
Pennsylvania. Funeral services were held May 27 in Elizabeth. Interment
was made in Jefferson Memorial Park Cemetery, Pleasant Hills. Memorial
contributions may be made to the Bethesda United Presbyterian Church,
Elizabeth, Pa. 15037. 

Paul E. ESTEP, 79, of 15541 Cumberland Highway, Newburg, died Monday,
May 29, 2000, in the Chambersburg Hospital. Born Dec. 23, 1920, in Mount
Union, he was a son of the late Elby Franklin and Mamie (Price) Estep.
Surviving are his wife, Coleen C. (Cavin) Estep; two sons and two
daughters: Jeff P Estep, Dan Point, Calif.; Gregory M. Estep, Salt Lake
City, Utah.; Mrs. Jerald M. (Suzan E.) Williams, Brandon Fla.; and Mrs.
Ronald R. Sr. (Pauia J.) Estep-Keefer, Upper Strasburg. There are four
grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews surviving. One brother,
Dean W. Estep of Roxbury, survives. He was preceded in death by two
brothers and one sister. Mr. Estep was a member of the Roxbury United
Methodist Church, Roxbury. He was a retired chief master sergeant for
the United States Air Force, where he served during World War II, and
the Korean and Vietnam conflicts, and received numerous honors. A 1939
graduate of the Mount Union High School, he was a member of the Orrstown
Lodge No. 262 F&AM; Tall Cedars of Lebanon; Valley Forest No. 145; Air
Force Sergeants Association; Durff-Kuhn VFW Post No. 6168; and Oscar M.
Hykes American Legion Post No. 223, both in Shippensburg. Mr. Estep was
an avid golfer with a hole in one 13 years ago. He also enjoyed hunting.
Memorial services will be held Friday, June 2, in the Roxbury United
Methodist Church, at 7 p.m., with the Rev. Mark A. Hagy officiating.
Interment will be made at the con-venience of the family. There will be
no public visitation or viewing. In lieu of flowers, memorial
contributions may be made to the Roxbury United Methodist Church,
Roxbury, Pa. 17251; or Newburg Hopewell Volunteer Fire Company, Newburg,
Pa. 17240; or the Pleasant Hall Volunteer Fire Company, Pleasant Hall,
Pa. 17246. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the
Fogelsanger- Bricker Funeral Home, Inc., 112 West King St.,
Shippensburg. 

Mary Olive (Nelson) MYERS 91, of RR#1, Box 14, Shirleysburg, died at
1:11 p.m. Sunday, May 28, 2000, at the Woodland Retirement Center,
Orbisonia. She had been in failing health. Born July 8, 1908, in Shirley
Township, Huntingdon County, she was the daughter of the late Newton and
Mary (Walker) Nelson. She was united in marriage to Horace S. Myers Oct.
28, 1926. He preceded her in death Dec. 16, 1959. Three children
survive: Elmer L. Myers, Shirleysburg, R.D. 1; Mrs. Richard (Margaret
E.M.) Stetler, York; and Mrs. Gerald (Lois J.) Fultz, York. There are
nine grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. One sister, Elizabeth
Goshorn of Blairs Mills RD survives. One grandson and the following
brothers and sisters preceded her in death; Hilda Harper, Esther
Sherrer, Walker Nelson and Jessie Nelson. Mrs. Myers was a member of the
Mount Union Presbyterian Church. She was.a member of the Huntingdon
County Arts Council, Mount Union Rebekah Lodge, Tuscarora Grange and the
Shirleysburg Heritage Association. She organized the Society of Farm
Woman in both Shirley Township and Shade Gap. For many years, she was a
4-H leader and a Republican Committeewoman. She was also chairman of the
Easter Seal Society bake sale in Shirleysburgg for over 30 years. She
was a former president of the Lower Huntingdon County J.C. Blair
Hospital Auxiliary. A graduate of the Mount Union High School, she was a
kindergarten teacher's aide in the Mount Union Area School District at
Mapleton Elementary School for many years. Private funeral services will
be held at the Robert D. Heath Funeral Home, Mount Union, with the Rev.
Elaine P. Africa officiating. Interment will be made in the Germany
Valley Cemetery, Shirleysburg, R.D. There will be no public viewing or
visitation. Memorial contributions may be made to the Mount Union
Presbyterian Church, c/o Judy Streightiff, 2512 Cold Springs Road,
Huntingdon, Pa. 16652. 

Harold E. KELLY, 77, of Circle Drive, Arbutus, Md., died Tuesday, May
30, 2000, at his home in Baltimore County. Born March 23, 1923, in
Buffalo Mills, he was the son of the late James W. and Elsie (McCoy)
Kelly. He was married to Maedene (Swain) Kelly, who preceded him in
death. He then married Miriam (Ramsey) Kelly, who is also deceased. His
third wife, Ruby Caroll (Sealocio) Kelly, survives in Arbutus, Md. Also
surviving are two children and two stepchildren: Judy M. Kelly,
Loysburg; Rodney Kelly, Hustontown; Sandra Gladden, Eldersburg, Md.; and
Ronald Rayne, Pasadena, Md. There are four step-grandsons and several
step-great-grandchildren. One sister, Mabel Matlick of Cumberland, Md..
survives. Three brothers and three sisters are deceased. Mr. Kelly
worked as a truck driver and was a member of the Teamster's Union. He
was also a member of the Owings Mills Church of God, Owings Mills, Md.
Funeral services will be held Friday, June 2, at 2 p.m., at the M.R.
Brown Funeral Home, Hustontown, with the Rev. George Myers officiating.
Interment will be made in the Hustontown Cemetery. Friends may call at
the funeral home one hour prior to the service on Friday. 

J. Ward MUSSER, 78, of 247 Park St., Somerset, N.J., died May 21, 2000,
in New Jersey. His death was unexpected. Born July 10, 1921, in Six Mile
Run, he was the son of the late Jesse L. and Myrtle (Shuke) Musser. He
married Ina Skipper, who survives at home. Also surviving are two
children: Randy Musser and Joyce Phillips, both of Somerset, N.J. There
are three grandchildren. One sister, Edrie Kormanski of Saxton,
survives. Two sisters and one brother pre- ceded him in death. Mr.
Musser was of the Protestant faith. He served in the U.S. Army during
World War II in Germany and was a member of the Teamsters Union. A 1938
graduate of Broad Top High School, he retired from Eastern Express.
Graveside services will be held June 10, at 3 p.m., at the Duvall
Cemetery, Six Mile Run, R.D., with the Rev. Jesse Musser officiating. 

Donald Q. BERRIER, 71, of Star Route 103 South, McVeytown, died at 12:32
a.m. Wednesday, May 31, 2000, at the home of his son and
daughter-in-law, Kenneth and Carole Berrier, with whom he was residing.
Born Dec. 7, 1928, in Tell Township, Huntingdon County, he was a son of
the late Edgar and Alda (College) Berrier. He was united in marriage to
Mary Louise James, who preceded him in death Dec. 27, 1981. Surviving
are two children: James D. Berrier, Rockhill Furnace; and Kenneth Q.
Berrier, McVeytown. There are two grandchildren. The following siblings
also survive: Stella Smith and Helen King, both of Kennett Square; LaRue
Locke, Carlisle, Wanda Martin, Bowling Green, Ohio; and Dean Berrier and
Glenn Berrier, both of Shade Gap. One grandson, two brothers and one
sister preceded him in death. Mr. Berrier was of the Protestant faith.
He was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge, Huntingdon, and
BPOE, also of Huntingdon. He retired in 1991 from International Union of
Operating Engineers Local No. 542, Harrisburg, as a heavy equipment
operator. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, June 2, at
the Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, Orbisonia, with the Rev. Marian
Hartman officiating. Interment will he made in the Salem Cemetery,
Blairs Mills, R.D. Friends may call at the funeral home one hour prior
to the service Friday. Memorial contributions may be made to the
American Cancer Soctety, P.O. Box 150, Huntingdon, Pa. 16652. 

Jean L. DiJENNO, 86, died Wednesday, May 31, 2000, in St. Joseph Villa,
Flourtown. She was a former resident of Conshohocken for over 55 years.
Born Dec. 13, 1913, in Italy, she was the daughter of the late Ettore
and Gilda (Giardina) DeVecchis. She married Anthony P. DiJenno, who
preceded her in death. Surviving are a son, John A. DiJenno of Oreland
and three grandchildren. Three brothers and two sisters survive: Wilson
DeVecchis and Sam DeVecchis, both of Mount Union; Joseph, of the James E. VanZandt
VA Medical Center, Altoona; and Genevieve Schricht and Helen Mills, both of Colorado. 
One sister, Enis Mowen, preceded her in death. 
Mrs. DiJenno was a member of the Saints Cosmas and Damian Roman Catholic Church, 
Conshohocken. She was also a member of the Conshohocken/Plymouth Senior Center. 
She attended schools in Italy and was later an employee of Sharp Corp., Plymouth
Township. She was primarily a homemaker. 
Funeral services, will be held Tuesday in Flourtown. 

Albert M. RUNG Jr., 77, a native of Petersburg, died Sunday, May 28,
2000, due to complications from Alzheimer's disease. He had most
recently served as chairman of Great Days Publishing in Santa Barbara,
Calif. He spent most of his career working in the railroad industry. He
was a principal in the Burlington and Great Northern merger in the early
1970s. The creation of Burlington Northern was, at that time, the
largest corporate merger in history. After the merger, he was appointed
vice president of public relations and advertising for Burlington
Northern. He served in that capacity until 1978. In 1972, he received a
Clio, one of advertising's most prestigious awards, for his industrial
film, Portrait of a Railroad. Born in Petersburg, he was the son of the
late Albert M. Sr. and Frances (Stewart) Rung. He graduated from
Harrisburg's John Harris High School in 1941. He served in the Air Force
during World War II. His father was a conductor on the Pennsylvania
Railroad for more than 30 years and was a noted historian in Huntingdon
County. For years, Mr. Rung Sr. wrote columns outlining area history for
The Daily News. He also published several books, including Rung's
Chronicles of Pennsylvania History. Surviving are his wife, Rita Shaw of
Santa Barbara, Calif., three sons and one daughter: Robert Rung and
William Rung of Montgomery, Ill.; John Rung, Evansville, Ind.; and
Constance Walker, Los Angeles, Calif. There are seven grandchildren. One
sister, Gloria Freeman of Arlington, Va., survives. The family is
planning a memorial service in Petersburg this summer. In lieu of
flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's
Association, 2024 De La Vina, Santa Barbara, Calif. 93105.
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