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Miscellaneous Mifflin County, Pennsylvania Obituaries - 2002


Robert R. 'Fuzzy' Foresman
LEWISTOWN - Robert R. "Fuzzy" Foresman, 75, of 715 Riverside Drive, Lewistown, died at 2:45 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, 2002, at Columbia Montour Home Hospice at Marie Hall, Danville. Born June 14, 1927, in Danville, he was the son of the late Ralph M. and Elizabeth (Ream) Foresman. His wife, Elizabeth Marie (Kurtz) Foresman, whom he married in 1955, survives Also surviving are three daughters, Louise A. Foresman, Cleveland, Ohio, Anne R. Foresman, Philadelphia, and Theresa G. Fensterbush, Belleville; and two brothers, John Foresman, Lewistown, and William Foresman, Baltimore, MD; and three grandchildren, Amy, Devlin and Anastasia. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Alice and Dorothy Foresman. He was a supervisor for fire field training for the state of Pennsylvania, retiring March 8, 1991. He was a member of the U.S. Army during World War II. He attended St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, where he was a member of Family Circle Class of the Sunday School and the Church Council and was a Sunday School Teacher, usher and lay lector. He was a Chancel Choir member and a member of the Hemlock Girl Scouts Council. He was a life member of Henderson and Fame fire companies, Lewistown, and William Cameron Engine Co., Lewisburg. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 120 N. Main St., Lewistown, with Rev. Gerald A. Krum officiating. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Shamokin. A viewing will be held 7-9 p.m. today at Hoenstine Funeral Home Inc., 75 Logan St., Lewistown. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Columbia Montour Home Hospice at Maria Hall, Marie Hall Drive, Danville, PA 17821 or to St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 120 N. Main St., Lewistown, PA 17044.

Wilbur K. Foust
MASON, OHIO - Wilbur K. Foust, 88, of Mason, Ohio, formerly of McVeytown, died Nov. 24, 2002 in Ohio. He was the son of the late Roy and Ethel Kimberly Foust. Surviving are: a daughter, Mrs. Thomas (Patty) Stater; three brothers, Robert, Marshall, and James Foust, all of McVeytown; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Lester Foust, and four sisters, Phyllis Harshbarger, Faye Buchanan, Melba Jaymes, and Ruth Foust. He served with the 1st infantry in North Africa and was wounded while serving with the 3rd infantry in Italy. His funeral services will be held Monday, Dec. 2 in Mason, Ohio.

Eric M. Franklin
LEWISTOWN - Eric M. Franklin, 26, of 502 Apt#2 Yale St., Lewistown, died Thursday, July 4, 2002, at his residence. Born May 29, 1976, in Lewistown, he was the son of Glenn and Nancy (Seiler) Franklin Sr. of 43 Montgomery Ave., Lewistown. Surviving are: daughter, Kelsey Marie, McClure; and two brothers, Glenn Franklin Jr., Lindberg Way, Lewistown, Jason Franklin, Montgomery Avenue, Lewistown. His funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 8, at Barr Funeral Home, Inc, 120 Logan St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Darrell Wireman officiating. Interment will be in the Lind memorial Cemetery. Friends will be received from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to donor's choice.

Eda M. Frattaroli
ANNVILLE - Eda M. Frattaroli, 74, of 524 W. Queen St., Annville, died on Nov. 7, 2002 at Hershey Medical Center. Born April 16, 1928, in Hershey, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Maria DeAngelo Annibali. Her husband, Arthur J. Frattaroli, preceded her in death in 1984. Surviving are two sons, Terry D., husband of Mary Frattaroli of Thompsontown, and Michael A., husband of Deborah Frattaroli of Annville; three daughters, Linda M., wife of Herbert Fogleman of Harrisburg, Tina F., wife of Rick Donato of Hershey, and Diane N., wife of Jeffrey Romualdi of Annville; two brothers, Joseph Annibali of Palmyra and Richard Annibali of Hershey; a sister, Stella Viiozzi of Palmyra; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Aldo, Raymond and Mario Annibali, and two sisters, Londine Annibali and Carina Annibali. She was a 1945 graduate of Hershey High School. She was a member of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, Annville, participating in the Over 50 Club. She previously participated in St. Paul's bowling league. She also volunteered with various charities. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Paul the Apostle Church, 125 S. Spruce St., Annville. Interment will be in Grand View Memorial Park. Friends may call 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Monday at Kreamer Funeral Home, 618 E. Main St., Annville. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul the Apostle Church.

Patricia E. Frederick
MECHANICSBURG - Patricia E. Frederick, 75, of Mechanicsburg, died Saturday, July 27, 2002, at Holy Spirit Hospital. Born February 25, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Milford and Elizabeth (Wike) Fisher. Her husband, William A. Frederick, preceded her in death. Surviving are: children, Richard Minter, New York City, Steve Minter and Geoff Minter, both of Mechanicsburg, and Linda Clepper, Lancaster; three sisters, Audrey Hostetter, FL, Theresa Blackburn, FL, Shirley Rissinger, Millersburg, and two brothers, Milford Fisher Jr. and Dwight Fisher, both of Lewistown; two step-sisters, Marjorie Miller and Delores Brought, both of Lewistown; eight grandchildren and one great-grandson. She was retired from Pa Blue Shiled. She was also an avid gardner who also loved to travel. Her funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday at the Myers Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg, with the Rev. Lane Hostetter officiating. Interment will be in the Mechanicsburg Cemetery. Friends may call 10 a.m. until time of the service Friday, at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to: American Cancer Society Central Pa. Chapter, 1500 N. 2nd St. Harrisburg, PA 17102 or Alzheimer's Association of Central PA, Building 2 Suite 321, 2001 N. Front St. Harrisburg, PA 17102.

Mabel A. Friese
LEWISTOWN - Mabel A. Friese, 96, of Beverly Healthcare-William Penn, formerly of Dry Valley Road, Lewistown, died at 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, 2002, at the home. Born May 12, 1906, in Armagh Township, Mifflin County, she was the daughter of the late Jacob and Jane (Martin) Knepp. Her husband, Fred A. Friese, died in 1973. Surviving are a daughter, Helen Keisling of Beverly Healthcare-William Penn; a grandson, James H. Keisling of Lewistown; three great-grandchildren and two great-granddaughters. She was preceded in death by five brothers, three sisters and one great-grandson, and she was the last of her immediate family. She was employed in Reeling Room at American Viscose Corporation for 22 years, until 1941. She was also a homemaker. She was a member of Bible Baptist Church. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Heller-Hoenstine Burnham Funeral Home, 108 First Ave., Burnham, with Rev. John Walters officiating. Interment will be in Vira United Methodist Cemetery. A viewing will be held from 1 p.m. until the time of service Monday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 2001 N. Front St., Harrisburg, PA 17102.

Elsie L. Frohm
LEWISTOWN - Elsie L. Frohm, 79, of 605 State Ave., Lewistown, died at 5:25 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, 2002, at the Malta Home for the Aging. Born Aug. 5, 1923, in Huntingdon County, she was the daughter of the late Ross R. and Mary C. (Gloss) Rhea. Her funeral service will be private at the convenience of the family. Hoenstine Funeral Home, Inc., 75 Logan St., Lewistown is in charge of the arrangements.

Samuel D. Fry
NEWPORT - Samuel D. Fry, 88, of Berry's Home Care, Mifflintown, and formerly of Newport, died Thursday, Sept. 12, 2002, in Lewistown Hospital. Surviving are a brother, George Fry of Newville; and two sisters, Helen Spriggle of Thompsontown and Mary Goodling of Reedsville. He was an U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of Newport VFW. A viewing will be held 11-11:30 a.m. Monday from the David M. Myers Funeral Home, Newport, followed by a graveside service in Eshcol Cemetery, Millerstown.

Ruth L. (Landis) Frye
STOWE - Ruth L. (Landis) Frye, 84, of Sylvan Drive, Stowe died Friday, Oct. 18, 2002, at Pottstown Memorial Medical Center due to natural causes. Born is Richfield, she was a daughter of the late Harry D. and Cora (Bergey) Landis. Her husband, W. Banks Frye, survives. Also surviving are: a son, Joseph D. Frye, Stowe; a daughter, Sharon R. Brendel, Front Royal, VA; a brother, Lester Landis, McAlisterville; two sisters, Pauline Babin, New Orleans, LA, and Sara June Ferster, Richfield; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Hope Church, Douglassville, Schuykill Chapter #338 Order of Eastern Star. Funeral services will be held at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday from the Schumacher and Benner Funeral Home, 359 King Street, Pottstown with Rev. Kenneth Dewalt officiating. Interment will be in Highland Memorial Park. Eastern Star services by Schuykill Chapter #338, Pottstown will be at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. There will be a viewing from 10-11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice.

James R. Fryer Sr.
LEWISTOWN - James R. Fryer Sr., 53, of South Grand Street, Lewistown, died at 2:15 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14, 2002, at Harrisburg Hospital. Born Jan. 10, 1949, in Phillipsburg, he was a son of the late Phillip F. and Evelyn (Herman) Fryer. His wife, Marjorie (Marks) Fryer, survives. Also surviving are: five children, Mrs. Terrace (Tammy) Ferguson, Lewistown, Mrs. Scott (Julie) Swanger, Yeagertown, Glenn D. Ramsey III, Milroy, James R. Fryer Jr., Lewistown, and Joshua Fryer, Lewistown; five siblings, Frank Fryer, Milroy, Robert Fryer, York, Barbara Bryant, Virginia, Edward Fryer, York, and William Fryer, Harrisburg; and ten grandchildren, Zane, Cheyenne, Bryn, Chelsey, Madison, Bryce, Haley, Heath, Kellyn, Nicholas. He was employed by Aumiller's Auto Wreckers, Mann Edge Tool, and Conestoga Wood. His funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Barr Funeral Home, Inc., 120 Logan St., Lewistown with Rev. John S. Walters officiating. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Milroy. A viewing will be from 7-9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 501 Howard Ave., Building E. 101 Altoona, PA 16601 or to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Rush H. Fultz Sr.
LEWISTOWN - Rush H. Fultz Sr., 84, of 724 S. Main St., Lewistown, died at 3:15 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 6, 2002, at Ohesson Manor. Born May 10, 1917, in Maitland, he was the son of the late Thomas P. and Clara Jane (Little) Fultz. His wife, Verna V. (Lerch) Fultz, whom he married in 1938, survives. Also surviving are: children, Rush H. Fultz Jr., Alfred T. Fultz, Daviud Fultz, Mrs. Gary (Ellen) Lane, James A. Fultz, and Mona A. Fultz, all of Lewistown; 10 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, three step great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. He was preceded in death by five sisters and 10 brothers. He worked at the Open Hearth Department of Standard Steel for 37 years before retiring in 1980. He served in the U.S. National Guard. He was a member of the Trinity United Church of Christ, Lewistown, and a life member of the Fame, City and Brooklyn Fire Companies. His funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, at Barr Funeral Home, 120 Logan St., Lewistown, with Rev. John Liningstone officiating. Interment will be in Lind Memorial Cemetery. Memorials may be made to: Trinity United Church of Christ, P.O. Box 213, Lewistown, PA 17044 or Ohesson Manor, 276 Green Ave., Lewistown, PA 17044. Family will provide all flowers.

Eugene A. Fuhrman
MIFFLINTOWN - Eugene A. Fuhrman, 85 of Mifflintown RR4 died Wednesday, March 13, 2002, in Locust Grove Retirement Village. Born Sept. 13, 1916, in Marysville, he was a sone of the late Rev. Lester A. and Florence Bason Fuhrman. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sara Jane A. (Fisher) Fuhrman and a daughter, Karen Sue Rounds. Surviving is: a son, Eugene A. "Buddy" Fuhrman of Gardners, and a brother, Harry Fuhrman of Loganton. He was a graduate of Middleburg High School and attended Penn State University. He retired from PP&L and was a member of the Live Wires Retirement Club. A U.S. Army veteran of WWII, he was a member of the American Legion, Disabled American Veterans and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was a member of the Bunkertown Church of the Brethren and the Bunkertown Men's Chorus. His service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Sanders Mortuary, 821 Diamond St., Williamsport, with the Rev. Eugene Heidler officiating. Interment will be in State Road Cemetery. Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the mortuary.

Jean E. Fuhrman
BURNHAM - Jean E. Fuhrman, 68, of 818 Freedom Ave., Burnham, died at 3:12 p.m. Thursday, April 4, 2002, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. Born July 19, 1933, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of the late Ralph W. and Mildred (Cunningham) Hummel. Her husband, John B. Fuhrman, whom she married on April 1, 1956, survives. Also surviving are: children, Mrs. Jack (Sharon) Price, Lewistown, and Susan Yetter and Mrs. Craig (Paula) Weaver, both of Milroy; sisters, Mrs. Russell (Margaret) Morgan and Mrs. William (Evelyn) Rosenberry, both of Lewistown; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, Scott D. Fuhrman and John Fuhrman, and one sister, Anna Ruth Kelly. She was a 1953 graduate of Burnham-Derry High School She was last employed as a cashier at Comet Food Warehouse. She was previously employed as a clerk at McCrory's Five and Ten in Lewistown. She was a member of Burnham Church of the Brethren and the Women's Fellowship Group of the Church. Early in life she sang in District Church Choir. Her service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, at Burnham Church of the Brethren, 541 E. Freedom Ave., Burnham, with the Rev. Wayne W. Mast officiating. Interment will be in Birch Hill Cemetery, Burnham. Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the Heller-Hoenstine Burnham Funeral Home, and 10-10:30 a.m. Monday at the church. Memorials may be made to: American Diabetes Association, 3544 N. Progress Ave., Suite 202, Harrisburg, PA 17110.

Alton D. Fultz
BEAVERTOWN - Alton D. Fultz, 79, of RR2 Beavertown, formerly of RR2 McClure passed away at 10:15 a.m. Dec. 5, 2002 at home.He was in ill health for the past four years. Born Oct. 22, 1923, in Spring Twp., Snyder County, he was a son of the late Carl and Mary (Snook) Fultz. His wife, Ruth A. Hosler, whom he married May 22, 1948, survives. Also surviving are: a daughter, Barbara and Herb McMaster, Yeagertown; a son, John and Carol Fultz, Beaver Springs; three sisters, Erma Wagner, Wernersville; Jean Steffen and Shelva Walter, both of RR2 McClure; a brother, Donald Fultz, RR1 Beaver Springs; five grandchildren, Lori, Gwen, John Jr., Dawn, and Jill; and three great-grandchildren, Tyler, Emily and Lynsey. He was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Steffen and a brother, Arthur Fultz. He retired in 1985, he retired from Ritter Feed Mill, Paxtonville after four years of service. He had also worked for the Mid-West School District, Klinger Feed Mill and farmed in W. Beaver Twp. for many years. He was a member of Bannerville, Beaver Springs, McClure and Rescue Hose Fire Companies. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. His funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Beavertown Chapel of Aurand Funeral Homes, 316 W. Market St., Beavertown with Pastor Brad Steuffen and Pastor Carlton Schooley officiating. Interment will be in Black Oak Ridge Cemetery, RR2 McClure. Friends may call from 4-9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home where the family will be present from 7-9 p.m. Memorials may be made to: American Kidney Fund, 6110 Executive Blvd., Suite 1010 Rockville, MD 20852 or to American Diabetes Association 5020 Ritter Road, Suite 106, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055.

Anna K. Fultz
THOMPSONTOWN - Anna K. Fultz, 85, of RR2 Thompsontown died at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, 2002, at her home. She was born July 26, 1917, in West Perry Township, Snyder County, a daughter of the late William K. and Estella M. (Rhoades) Moyer. Her husband, George Fultz, whom she married June 29, 1940, survives. In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Carolyn B. Strawser and her husband, Ronald, RR2 McAlisterville, and Georgia A. Stull and her husband, Jack, of Belleville; one son, William C. Fultz and his wife, Karen, Rising Sun, MD; two sisters, Esther A. VanArt, Mifflinville, and Blanche O. Goodling, RR1 Mt. Pleasant Mills; one brother, Lester E. Moyer, Mt. Pleasant Mills; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Virginia Moyer, in infancy, and Martha Shellenberger. She was a member of the Port Royal United Methodist Church, the Mifflin Chapter #260 Order of the Eastern Star, Mifflintown, and the International Ladies Garment Workers Union, New York. Until her retirement in 1980, she was employed as a seamstress for Rae Sel, Port Royal. Her hobbies included sewing, quilting, cooking, going to Gospel concerts and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Her funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 25, 2002, from the McAlisterville Chapel of Brown Funeral Homes Inc., 16 Westfall St., McAlisterville, with the Rev. James A. Neimond Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in the Old Church Hill Cemetery, Port Royal RR2. A viewing will be held from 4-9 p.m. Sunday, with the family present from 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home, where an Eastern Star service will be conducted at 8:30 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice: The Bridge, 152 E. Market St., Suite 200, Lewistown, PA 17044.

Constance E. Fultz
BELLEVILLE - Constance E. Fultz, 70, of 4501 E. Main St., Belleville, died at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2002 at her home. Born Aug. 11, 1932, in Belleville, she was a daughter of the late Harry A. and E. Francelia (Stuck) Long. Her husband, Charles Leroy Fultz, preceded her in death September 27, 1984. Surviving are: a daughter, Mrs. Kevin (Hope Ann) Sauppe, Levittown; and a brother, Harry O. Long, Belleville. She was preceded in death by a brother, James L. Long on July 26, 1985. She was a secretary at Long's Inc., Reedsville, and a clerk at Big Valley Variety Center, Belleville. She was a member of West Kishacoquillas Presbyterian Church, Belleville. Her funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Baggus Funeral Home, Belleville with Revs. Gerald Peachey and Samuel G. Strohm officiating. Interment will be in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Belleville. A viewing will be from 1 p.m. until the time of the service Sunday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to: Hospice The Bridge, 152 E. Main St., Suite 200, Lewistown, PA 17044 or to American Cancer Society, 422 and Sipe Ave., Hershey, PA 17033-0897 or to American Heart Association, Mifflin/Juniata Division, 501 Howard Ave., Building D-101, Altoona, PA 16601. Arrangements are by Donald E. Baggus Funeral Home, 3813 W. Main St., Belleville, PA.

Dorothy Grace Fultz
WESTFIELD - Dorothy Grace Fultz, 88, of 130 Stevenson St., Westfield, formerly of Ulysses, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2002 at her home. Born Sept. 12, 1914, in Milroy, she was the daughter of the late Roy and Bertha Mae (Harmon) Snook. Surviving are a brother-in-law, a sister-in-law and several nieces and nephews. She was a homemaker and attended Jemison Valley Brethren in Christ Church. Friends are invited to call 10-11 a.m. Saturday at Jemison Valley Brethren in Christ Church, where funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. with Rev. Don Johns officiating. Interment will be in Ulysses Cemetery, Ulysses. Arrangements are in care of Kenyon Funeral Home, Westfield.

Mable H. Fultz
LEWISTOWN - Mable H. Fultz, 76, of Ohesson Manor, Lewistown, formerly of Bill's Hill, Reedsville, died at 3:20 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2002, at Ohesson Manor. Born March 26, 1926, in Lewistown, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Beatrice (Warner) Heath. Her husband, Harry W. "Bill" Fultz, preceded her in death on Oct. 28, 1997. Surviving are: two children, Sharon F. Hughes, Reedsville and William W. Fultz and his wife, Pauline K., of Hummelstown; seven siblings, Helen Laub and George Heath, both of Lewistown, Edith Brower of Belleville, Mrs. Nelson (Doris) Forsythe of Lewistown, Patricia Grose of Beavertown, Harold E. Heath of Reedsville and Harry W. Heath of Hershey; three grandchildren, Aaron Hughes, Jessica Fultz and Jeffrey Fultz; and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters. She was employed at A&P Grocery Store, Lewistown, as a clerk for 25 years, retiring in 1981. She was a member of Church Hill United Methodist Church in Church Hill. She was a former member of the Lewistown Lodge Order of the Eastern Star and of White Shrine of Galilee. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Church Hill United Methodist Church, with Rev. Richard J. Bender officiating. Interment will be in Church Hill Cemetery, Reedsville. There will be no viewing, however, the family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until the time of the service Saturday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Church Hill United Methodist Church, Woodland Circle, Reedsville, PA 17084 or to Ohesson Manor, 276 Green Avenue, Lewistown, PA 17044. Heller-Hoenstine Burnham Funeral Home, 108 First Ave., Burnham, is in charge of the arrangements.

Max O. 'Mick' Fultz
SPRING MILLS - Max O "Mick" Fultz, 78, of Spring Mills, died Monday Sept. 16, 2002, at Centre Community Hospital, State College. Born July 4, 1924, in Milroy, he was a son of the late Robert E. and Mary L. Fultz. His wife, Grace A. (Smith) Fultz, whom he married July 3, 1969, survives in Spring Mills. Also surviving are: a daughter, Sandy J. Spicer, Spring Mills; three sons, Dennis J., Kevin J., and Bryan K., Fultz, all of Spring Mills; three sisters, Ivy Sallade, Belleville, Polly O'Donnell, Lewistown, Lois Evertts, Harrisburg; a brother, David Fultz, Milroy; and three grandchildren, Dusty and Chelsey Spicer and Trevor Fultz. He was preceded in death by three sisters and three brothers. He retired from Ruetgers Neese Corporation, State College in 1992. He attended Green Grove Brethren in Christ Church, Green Grove. He was a life member of 11th Airborn Division having served in World War II as a paratrooper. He was also a member of Gregg Township Fire Company and the Spring Mills Fish and Game Association. He enjoyed wildlife and the outdoors. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Steven R. Neff Funeral Home with the Rev. Darrell L. Smucker and Rev. Paul Smucker officiating. Interment will be in the Holy Cross Cemetery, Georges Valley, Spring Mills. A visitation will be from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 501 Howard Ave., Building D, Suite 106, Altoona, PA 16601 or to the Green Grove Brethren in Christ Church, c/o Pastor Smucker, 301 Brush Mountain Road, Spring Mills, PA 16875.

Miriam R. Fultz
CENTRE HALL - Miriam R. Fultz, 69, of Centre Hall, died Sunday, June 2, 2002 at the Fairways at Brookline Village in State College. Born March 1, 1933, in Centre Hall, she was the daughter of the late Ralph S. and Alma C (Zerby) Hagan. Her husband, Willard G. Fultz, whom she married Sept. 5, 1953, survives at home. Also surviving are: a son, David S. Fultz, Old Forge; sisters, Nancy L. Fultz, Centre Hall, Dorothy Munnell, Bellefonte, and Barbara H. Tobias, Rural Spring Mills; and four grandchildren, Justin M. and Heather N. Lucas, who have resided with the Fultz family since 1994, and David and Connor Fultz, Old Forge. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Karen L. (Fultz) Lucas on Jan. 19, 1994 and a son-in-law, Randall F. Lucas on June 3, 1987. She graduated from Centre Hall Potter High School in 1951 and from the Altoona School of Commerce in 1953. She was employed as an administrative assistant at Penn State University for 13 years. She also worked part time at the former First National Bank of Centre Hall, now Northwest Savings bank. For several years she served on the election board for Centre Hall Borough. She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Farmers Mills, where she served as an organist, choir director, and a Sunday School teacher for many years. She was a long time member of a bowling league, and a former member of the Centre Hall Women's Club. She had a deep interest in and enjoyed music, spending time with her family, and earlier in life enjoyed knitting. Her funeral service is at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. John's Lutheran Church, Farmers Mills, with the Rev. N. Gregory VanDyke officiating. Interment will be in St. John's Union Cemetery Farmers Mills. Friends will be received 4-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at Mark D. Heintzelman Funeral Service, 226 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Centre Hall. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: St. John's Lutheran Church Choir Fund, c/o Marsha Bierly, R.D.#1, Box 255, Spring Mills, PA 16875.

Ronald E. Fultz Sr.
MILROY - Ronald E. Fultz Sr., 57, of 8 Chance Lane, Milroy, died at 5:05 p.m. Friday in the Lewistown Hospital Emergency Room. Born Nov. 27, 1944, in Lewistown, he was a son of the late Milton and Mae (Rhea) Fultz. His wife, Marsha A. (Forshey) Fultz, survives. Also surviving are: a son, Brian K. Fultz, 118 N. Wayne St., Lewistown; brothers and sister, William Fultz, Lewistown, David L. Fultz, Milroy, Mrs. Max (Frances) Hampton, and Darwin G. Fultz, both of Granville; and three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Ronald E. Fultz Jr. and a brother and sister. He was employed at Sitkins Smelting & Refining and later worked at Hartley's Chips for 10 years. He was a member of the Church of the Nazarene. His funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hoenstine Funeral Home Inc., 75 Logan St., Lewistown, with the Rev. George Smith officiating. Interment will be in Birch Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service Tuesday, at the funeral home.

Sadie Alice "Grammie" Fultz
RICHFIELD - Sadie Alice "Grammie" Fultz, 90, formerly of RR1 Richfield, Monroe Township, Juniata County, entered into eternal rest at 4:30 a.m. Sunday, May 12, 2002, in the Zendt Home, Richfield, where she resided since Aug. 1997. Born Jan. 28, 1912, in Greenwood Township, she was a daughter of the late Emmett and Sarah (Willow) Dressler. Her husband, Charles Ray Fultz, whom she married March 2, 1928, preceded her in death on Sept. 15, 1989. Surviving are: children, Marvin R. Fultz and wife Phyllis, McAlisterville, Eugene A. Fultz, RR2, Millerstown, Larry L. Fultz and wife Bonnie K., RR2 Millerstown, Minnie M. Good-ling, RR1, Mt. Pleasant Mills, and Darlene K. Straub and husband Marlin C., Middleburg; 15 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson; and three generations of nieces and nephews. She was the last of her immediate family, being preceded in death by brothers, Emmett, Gerald, and Clarence Dressler, a step-brother, Calvin C. Arnold, and a sister, Anna Losch. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Pauline Fultz, in childhood; and a great-grandson, Andy Messimer, in infancy. She was educated at th East Salem Grammar schoolhouse. She was employed as a foster grandparent at the Selingsgrove Center for five years. Previously she was employed for various factories and canneries. She was also employed at Meugels Nursing Home in Richfield. She was a former member of St. Peter's United Church of Christ, RR2, Millerstown. She was also a former member of the Richfield Ambulance League. She loved her family and enjoyed socializing on the telephone, reading the newspaper in its entirety, gardening and crocheting. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the George P. Garman Funeral Home, Mt. Pleasant Mills, with the Rev. Brittin F. Stimeling officiating. Interment will be in the Whiteland Cemetery, RR1, Thompsontown Family and friends will gather for the viewing 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, should friends desire, memorial gifts may be given in loving memory of Mrs. Fultz to: The Richfield Ambulance League, P.O. Box 236, Richfield, PA, 17086.

Sally V. Fultz
LEWISTOWN - Sally V. Fultz, 65, of Lewistown, died at 10:55 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, 2002, at Ohesson Manor. Born April 18, 1937, in Lewistown, she was the daughter of the late Grant and Zola M. (Williams) Ort. Her husband, Gene L. Fultz, whom she married Oct. 31, 1955, survives. Also surviving are: five children, Gerald T. Fultz, Bremerton, Washington, Donald P. Fultz, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Connie C. Fultz, Chambersburg, Mrs. Donald (Candy) Moore and Susan M. Fultz, both of Lewistown; two brothers, G. Williams Ort Jr., Seattle, Washington, and Jay E. Ort, Lewistown; five grandchildren and two step-grandchildren. She was a nurses aid at various area nursing homes. She was a member of Calvary Bible Church, Lewistown and the daughters of Ruth Sunday School Class of the Church. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home with Rev. Howard D. Houtz officiating. Interment will be in Juniata Memorial Park. Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 2001 North Front St., Harrisburg, PA 17102.

James J. Furlong IV
MCCLURE - James J. Furlong IV, 60, of US Highway 522 North, McClure, died at 10:50 a.m. Wednesday Sept. 11, 2002, at Lewistown Hospital. Born Nov. 15, 1941, in Ashland, he was a son of the late James J. and Elodania (Wysocki) Furlong III. His wife, May Roberts Furlong, whom he married Oct. 23, 1965, survives. Also surviving are: four children, Mrs. Richard (Christina May) Davies, Reynoldsville, Mrs. Richard (Holly) Hockenberry, Beaver Springs, James J. Furlong V, State College, Robert E. Furlong, Florida; a sister, Mrs. Harry (Ann) Marenic, Lewistown; and eight grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Robert and a grandson, Christian. He retired from Philadelphia Electric as a buyer, with 29 years of service. He served in the U.S. Marines during Vietnam. He was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church. He was also a member of the Boy Scout Order of Arrow, a past Treasurer of Delaware County Field & Stream, a life member & pay master VVA, Lewistown, Adjutant & Pay Master of Mifflin County Veteran Association, and Assistance State Coordinator for AARP, the American Legion Post #942, McClure, the Kid Connection Committee, a life member of the NRA, the Lewistown Coin Club and the VFW Post #7011. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, at Barr Funeral Home, 120 Logan Street with Fr. Thomas Marickovic officiating. Interment will be in Lind Memorial Cemetery with graveside military services by VFW post #7011. A viewing will be held at 9 a.m. until service time Monday at the funeral home.

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