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Miscellaneous Mifflin County, Pennsylvania Obituaries - 2002


Etheleve Herbik
HOLLYWOOD, FL - Etheleve B. Herbik, 93, of Presidential Place, Hollywood, FL and formerly of Lindbergh Way, Lewistown, died at 7:20 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2002, at Presidential Place. Born Jan. 26, 1909, in Weadall, WV, she was the wife of the late Joseph R. Herbik, who died on Jan. 5, 1998. Surviving are two sons, Jeffrey Rand Herbik of Ft. Lauderale, FL and Christian Todd Herbik of Canandaigua, NY; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Joseph and John Bakos; and four sisters, Anne Turse, Catherine Cos, Suzanne Zulick and Marian Pierce. She graduated from schools in Rockville, CT and Willimantic, CT. Her first teaching position was as assistant principal in Rockville, CT and she later taught sixth grade in the West Hartford, CT school system for ten years. She also taught for one year at the Sacred Heart School in Lewistown. She was active in New Comers Club and in the scouting program. At the time of her death, she was a member of the National Council of Church Women and, prior to that, was chairman of Catholic Charities. She was a member of the Republican Women of Action and served as corresponding secretary for the Round Table of Christians and Jews. She belonged to the Lewistown Hospital Auxiliary and Ladies Auxiliary of B.P.O.E. She also participated in Music Study Club. She was a life member of the Mifflin County Garden Club and, in 1956, she served as president of the Lewistown Women's Club. She was also a member of the Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees. A mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. today (Saturday) at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 106 N. Dorcas St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Thomas Marickovic. Interment will be in Mt. Rock Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Sacred Heart of Jesus Roman Catholic Church, 106. N. Dorcas St, Lewistown, PA 17044. Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown is in charge of arrangements.

Alice M. Herman
BEAVER SPRINGS - Alice M. Herman, 91, of Beaver Springs passed away at 9:55 p.m. Wednesday, July 3, 2002 at Penn Lutheran Village, Selinsgrove, where she had been a resident since January. Born May 19, 1911 in Adams Twp., Snyder Co., she was a daughter of the late James W. and Hazel (Bingaman) Herman. She is survived by two sisters, Mary Lou Romig, Elizabethtown and Leona Zerbe, Chalfont; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Emma Swanger, Marjorie Bowersox, and four brothers, James W. "Sonny" Herman, Samuel Herman, Alton "Button" Herman, and Robert Herman in infancy. She graduated from Beaver Vocational High School and Bloomsburg State Teachers College with a degree in Elementary Education. She retired from Beaver-Adams Elementary School in 1972 after 34 years. She was a member of Beaver Lutheran Church, where she sang in the choir and taught Sunday School for many years. She was also a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Snyder County Historical Society, the Pennsylvania State Retired School Teachers Association and the Beaver Springs Home and Community Club. She loved to travel, crochet, quilt and sew. Her funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Beaver Lutheran Church, Beaver Springs, with the Rev. Steven Middernacht officiating. Interment will be in the Adamsburg Cemetery, Beaver Springs. Friends may call from 4-9 p.m. Sunday at the Beavertown chapel of Aurand Funeral Homes, 316 W. Market St., Beavertown, where the family will be present from 7-9 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Beaver Lutheran Church, PO Box 167 Beaver Springs, PA 17812.

Joseph E. Herman
TROXELVILLE - Joseph E. Herman,73, of Troxelville, well-known antique dealer, died Friday, Feb. 8, 2002, at Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg. His funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hummel Funeral Home, Middleburg. Interment will be in Zion Church Cemetery, RR1, Middleburg. Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Raymond C. "Hacky" Hertzler
GRANVILLE - Raymond C. "Hacky" Hertzler, 100, of Malta Home, Granville, and formerly of McVeytown died at 6 p.m., at Malta Home, Granville. Born Dec. 11, 1901, in Mattawana, Bratton Township, he was the son of the late Noah I. and Lydia (Stayrook) Hertzler. His first wife, Mabel C. (French) Hertzler, preceded hin in death on April 20, 1969. His second wife, Martha (Quay) Hertzler, preceded him in death on March 19, 1993. Surviving are: children, Mrs. Russell Anna Margaret Hambright, McVeytown, Mrs. Charles D. Wilda Fisher, McVeytown, and Mrs. Barbara Goss, McVeytown, and a stepdaughter, Mrs. Palmer Marjorie Sellers, Lewistown; twin sisters, Mrs. Savilla Smith, Belleville, and Mrs. Salina Yoder, Lewistown; six grandchildren, Karen Hambright, Rusty Hambright, C. Jill Welsh, S. Jan Johnson, Rev. R. Jeffrey Fisher, and Rex Goss, three step-grandchildren, Steve Sellers, Pam Sellers, and Thomas VanHorn, six great-grandchildren and three step-great-grandchildren. He retired as Leadburner at American Viscose. He was a member of Pine Glen Church of the Brethren, and a former choir member. He was also a member of the Mattawana Hunting Camp. His funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Pine Glen Church of the Brethren, with the Rev. Donald Peters officiating. Interment will be in Mattawana Cemetery. Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, at Harshbarger Funeral Home, McVeytown, and from 10 a.m. until the time of the service Wednesday, at the church. Memorials may be made to: Pine Glen Church of the Brethren, 61 Pine Glen Road, Lewistown, PA 17044 or to Malta Home, P.O. Box E, Granville, PA 17029.

Sadie M. Hertzler
BELLEVILLE - Sadie M. Hertzler, 100, of Valley View Haven, Belleville, died at 3:55 a.m. Sunday, March 3, 2002, at the nursing home. Born Feb. 10, 1902, in Belleville, she was a daughter of the late Samuel H. and Rebecca (Byler) Hertzler. Surviving is: a sister, Eldora Peachey, Belleville. She was preceded in death by three sisters, Mattie Yoder, Amanda Smucker and Bertha Hartzler. She was a member of Locust Grove Mennonite Church and retired from the Mifflin-Juniata Community Nursing Service in 1974. Her funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Valley View Haven Chapel, Belleville, with the reverends Max Zook, Galen Sharp and Erie Renno officiating. Interment will be Locust Grove Cemetery, Belleville. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Memorial contributions may be made to Locust Grove Mennonite Church, 3358 W. Main St., Belleville, PA 17004 or Valley View Haven, 4702 E. Main St., Belleville, PA 17004. Donald E. Baggus Funeral Home, Belleville is handling arrangements.

Robert R. 'Bobby' Hess
LEWISTOWN - Robert R. "Bobby" Hess, 40, of 401 Spring St., Lewistown, died at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at his residence. Born Oct. 16, 1962, in Medina, NY, he was a son of Patricia A. (Knickerbocker) Breeze and step-father, Robert L. Breeze, 401 Spring St., Lewistown and the late Robert A. Hess. Surviving are: six brothers and sisters, James M. Hess, Lewistown, Mrs. Scott (Deanna) Beers, Lewistown, Mrs. Steven (Marcella) Kitting, all of Lewistown, Gary Moyer, Middleburg, Shawn A. Richard, and Scott A. Richard, both of Lewistown; five step brothers and sisters, Robert L. Breeze II, Todd, Craig, Cherie, and Ronaele Breeze, all of Rochester, NY; three aunts, Betty Brady, Lewistown, Chris Knickerbocker, Owego, NY, and Esther Leblanc, Mesa, AZ; three nephews, seven nieces, one great nephew and one great niece, all of Lewistown. He attended Lewistown High School. He was employed by Skills since 1989. He had been a volunteer fireman for the Junction Fire Company. He was also a member of their pool team. He belonged to the Brooklyn Hose Company and City Hook and Ladder. He was an avid Nascar fan and loved Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Sr. His funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Hoenstine Funeral Home, Inc., 75 Logan St., Lewistown with Rev. John S. Walters officiating. Interment will be in Birch Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to: American Cancer Society, 26 N. Brown St., Lewistown, PA 17044.

William N. Hesser
LONGFELLOW - William N. Hesser, 58, of Short Loop Road, Lewistown, died at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 26, 2002, at his home. Born July 2, 1944, in Bratton Township, he was a son of the late Edward E. and Zana (Rittenhouse) Hesser Sr. Surviving is his wife, Vesta "Fib" (Sunderland) Hesser, whom he married Sept. 18, 1967. Also surviving are: a son, Barry L. Hesser, McVeytown; a daughter, Wendy Jo Hesser, Milroy; siblings, J. Maxine Pecht, McVeytown, Edward E. Hesser Jr., Mount Union and Carol A. Hesser, Sandra L. Hesser, Susan J. Boozel and Randall L. Hesser, all of McVeytown. He was preceded in death by an infant brother, Richard Hesser. He was employed at J.M. Young and Sons Inc., Belleville for 38 years. He was a member of the Moose Family Center #143, Lewistown and the Sand Flat Hunting Camp, Licking Creek. He was an avid hunter, golfer and race fan, and enjoyed bowling in the Brotherhood League at the Moose Lodge. His funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Harshbarger Funeral Home, 3 S. Market St., McVeytown, with the Rev. Donald E. Peters Jr. officiating. Interment will be in Juniata Memorial Park, Lewistown. Friends may call 7-9 p.m. this evening and from 1 p.m. until the time of the service Saturday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to: SUN Home Hospice, 2 Hudson Ave., Lewistown, PA 17044 or American Cancer Society, Mifflin-Juniata Unit, 26 N. Brown St., Lewistown, PA 17044-1733.

Sharon Kay Hetrick
LEWISTOWN - Sharon Kay Hetrick, 55, of 2132 Goss Road, Lewistown went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2002, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh, following an extended illness. Born Nov. 22, 1946, in Hibbing, MN, she was a daughter of Kathryn (Schwartz) Costello of Shakoppe, MN, and the late Thomas Costello. Surviving are two daughters, Julie Kay Hetrick, Fort Collins, CO, and Christine V. Waite and her husband, Ricky, of Duncansville; five sisters, Peggy of Alabama, and Bernadette, Frances, Debbie and Tina, all of Minnesota; a brother, Patrick of Minnesota; three step-grandchildren; and her companion of 10 years, Nelson Kearns. She was a 1964 graduate of Hibbing High School. She was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. She enjoyed life. She liked to read the Bible and she loved her dog, "Brownie." She was much loved by her family. Funeral services will be held at noon today at Plank, Stitt and Stevens Funeral Home, 421 Montgomery St., Hollidaysburg, with Pastor D. David McCaulley officiating. Interment will be in New Canoe Creek Cemetery. There will be no visitation. The family requests memorial contributions be made in Sharon's memory to the church or charity of your choice.

Margaret "Peggy" Hicks
LEWISTOWN - Margaret "Peggy" Hicks, 56, a resident of William Penn Nursing Center, Lewistown, formerly of Allenport, died at 11:07 p.m., Monday, May 27, 2002, at the nursing center. Born April 5, 1946, in Trenton, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Margaret (Whittaker) Harpster. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas S. Hicks, whom she married June 5, 1965, on May 18, 1999. Surviving are: children, Mrs. John (Trina) Benson, Mapleton Depot, Debbie Long, Hutchinson, KS, Donna Hicks, Lewistown, and Thomas R. Hicks, Yeagertown; sister, Mrs. Donald (Barbara) Lancaster, RD #1, Mt. Union; and seven grandchildren. She was a 1964 graduate of Captain Jack High School, Mt. Union. She was of the Protestant faith. She was a homemaker and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. Her funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Robert D. Heath Funeral Home, Mt. Union, with Pastor Ed Seeley officiating. Interment will be in the Mt. Union Cemetery. Friends will be received 7-9 p.m. Thursday and from 9 a.m. until the time of service Friday at the funeral home.

Thomas Francis High
Thomas Francis High, 65, of Millsboro, DE, formerly of Lewistown, died Friday, May 3, 2002, at the Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, Seaford, DE. Born in Lewistown, he was the son of the late Paul and Marguarite (Orner) High. His memorial service will be held 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Watson Funeral Home, 211 Washington St., Millsboro, DE. Interment will be private. Memorials may be made to a charity of one's choice.

Betty Jane Hile
LEWISTOWN - Betty Jane Hile, 62, of 149 Strodes Run Road, Lewistown, died at 12:45 a.m. Friday, Nov. 22, 2002, at her residence. Born Sept. 4, 1940, in Lewistown, she was the daughter of the late Robert Calvin and Blanche (Arnold) Smith. Her husband, Jerry M. Hile, whom she married on Sept. 21, 1960, survives. Also surviving are two children, Donald M. Hile, 184 Strodes Run Road, Lewistown, and Deborah Robinette, 346 Carlisle Gap Road, Lewistown; three sisters, Emma King, Yeagertown, Margaret Kohler, Lewistown, and Myrtle Laub, McClure; a brother, Robert D. Smith, McVeytown; and three grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Harry Jerry, Charles and William Smith; and a sister, JoAnn Forgy. She worked for White Container and then for Cleland Industries, retiring in November 2002. She was an avid Penn State, NFL and NBA fan. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown, with Rev. Darvin Donahey officiating. Interment will be in Juniata Memorial Park. A viewing will be held 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 26 N. Brown St., Lewistown, PA 17044.

Lester B. 'Sid' Hile
BELLEVILLE - Lester B. "Sid" Hile, 88, of 79 Maple St., Milroy, died at 1:45 p.m. Sunday, June 9, 2002, at Valley View Haven, Belleville. Born Dec. 8, 1913, in Milroy, he was the son of the late Edward and Anna (Wert) Hile. He was preceded in death by his wife Rebecca (Wagner) Hile, on Sept. 30, 2000. Surviving are: a son, Sidney B. Hile, 192 Sigler St., Milroy; a sister, Mrs. Charles (Gladys) Geiger, Clairton; and a granddaughter. He was preceded in death by one brother. He was employed by Green Hosiery Mill, Milroy for 25 years and also was a bartender for several years. He served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II, serving in the European Theater. He was a member of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Milroy, where he served the church council for a number of years.. He was also a member of B.P.O.E. #663, Lewistown, American Legion Post 287, Milroy, Potters Mills VFW, and Milroy Fire Company. A graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family with the Rev. Rosalie N. Smith officiating. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Milroy. There will be no viewing. Memorials may be made to: St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Main St., Milroy, PA 17063. Hoenstine Funeral Home, 75 Logan St., Lewistown, is in charge of the arrangements.

Lydia A. Himes
MAPLETON DEPOT - Lydia A. Himes, 69, of RD1 Box 330, Mapleton Depot, died at 1:25 p.m. on Sunday Sept. 15, 2002, at her home. Her husband, Henry L. Himes Sr., preceded her in death. She is survived by four children, Lydia M. Hepner, Yadkinville, NC, Kathy J. Weidner, Carlisle, Cynthia S. Aurand, RD1 McVeytown, Henry L. Himes, RD1 Mapleton Depot. A Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Robert D. Heath Funeral Home, Mt. Union. A viewing will be held from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Blaine Ryan Hoar
LEWISTOWN - Blaine Ryan Hoar, died Dec. 2, 2002, at Lewistown Hospital. He was the infant son of Johnna-Kay Bilger and Michael Hoar of 136 Valley St., Lewistown. Surviving are: grandparents, John and Sue Hoar and John and Beatrice Bilger, all of Lewistown and a sister, Arris-Emilie Hoar at home. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Lind Memorial Cemetery. Hoenstine Funeral Home, Inc., 75 Logan St., Lewistown is handling arrangements.

Catherine V. Hock
MECHANICSBURG - Catherine V. Hock, 95, of Messiah Village, died at 9:20 p.m. Monday Dec. 31, 2001 in the Village. Born July 1, 1906, in Greene Township, she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Amy (Shouman) Myers. She was a member of Messiah Village Brethren in Christ Church and had assisted her husband in his Ministry in Detroit, MI and Belleville, traveling extensively with him on his evangelistic endeavors. Her husband, Rev. Harry D. Hock, died Oct. 14, 1969. Surviving are two daughters, Viola S. (Mrs. J. Paul) Beagan, Westland, MI, and Mynette (Mrs. Percy "Buzz") Satoris III, West Lawn; seven grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and a brother, Guy Myers of Chambersburg. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday from the Robert G. Sellers Funeral Home, 297 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg, with the Rev. Maurice Bender officiating. Interment will be in Air Hill. Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorial may be made to Messiah Village Endowment Fund, 100 Mt. Allen Road, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055.

Doris H. Hockenberry
MIDDLEBURG - Doris H. Hockenberry, 68, of 246 Wagenseller St., Middleburg, died 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, 2002, at Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg. Born Feb. 18, 1933 in Saltillo, PA, she was the daughter of the late George S. and Euncie Z. (Hicks) Beam. Her husband, Rev. Guy R. Hockenberry, whom she married June 19, 1954, survives. Also surviving are: children, Lesa Moist, Lewistown, and Heath Hockenberry, Boise, ID; and four grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Kevin G. Hockenberry on May 11, 1994. She was a member of Village Chapel, Millerstown. Her funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday at Village Chapel, Millerstown/Donnally Mills, with the Rev. Jack Moyle officiating. Interment will be in Church Hill Cemetery, Reedsville. There will be no public viewing.

Edwin N. "Ted" Hockenberry
HUNTINGDON - Edwin N. "Ted" Hockenberry, 68, of RD#2, Box 30, Huntingdon, died at 9:45 p.m. Saturday, March 23, 2002, at his son's residence, 635 Schoolhouse Rd., Duncannon. Born Sept. 7, 1933, in New Germantown, Perry Co., to the late Wilmer and Alda (Smith) Hockenberry. His wife, Joyce (Fritz) Hockenberry, preceded him in death in 1997. Surviving are: a son, Steven N. Hockenberry, Duncannon; brothers and sister, John Hockenberry, Danville, Gene Hockenberry, Newport, and Mrs. Tony (Wanda) Campbell, Loysville; two grandchildren, Mrs. Brian (Tracy) Jones, and Adam Hockenberry, and two great-grandchildren, Madison and Nicole Jones. He was preceded in death by a brother, Wilmer Hockenberry Jr. He was a truck driver for Empire Kosher, Mifflintown, before retiring due to a disability. He was a life member of the North American Hunting Club. His funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hoenstine Funeral Home, 75 Logan St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Eugene Jones officiating. Interment will be in Juniata Memorial Park, Lewistown. Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to: Hospice of Central Pennsylvania, Enola, PA 17025.

Randy L. Hockenberry
BURNHAM - Randy L. Hockenberry, 29, of 210 North Beech St., Burnham, died at 3 a.m. Tuesday, April 23, 2002, at his residence. Born June 24, 1972, in Lewistown, he was the son of Glenn E. Hockenberry, Lewis-town, and Connie L. North, 210 N. Beech St. Burnham. Also surviving are: brothers and sister, Mrs. Larry (Christie) Wise, Burnham, Steven Hocken-berry, Virginia, and Joseph Hockenberry, Lewistown. He was a 1992 graduate of Indian Valley High School. He was employed as a meat cutter at A.J. Peachey and Sons in Belleville. A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Heller-Hoenstine Burnham Funeral Home, 108 First Ave. Burnham, with the Rev. Roger R. Reese officiating. A private interment at Birch Hill Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.

Anna Mae Hockman
SAN DIEGO, CA - Anna Mae (Kline) Hockman, 87, died Aug. 26, 2002, at Sharps Cabrillo Hospital, San Diego, CA. Born May 4, 1915, in Lewistown, and later a long-time resident of Mingoville, she moved to San Diego in 1954. She is survived by her husband, Bruce, and son, Charles, both of San Diego. Anna helped run Hecla Park in the late 1930s and later ran the Hecla Poultry Farm business office. She was a 1936 graduate of Indiana State Teachers College, with a Bachelor of Science in education. She taught at Warren Walker private school for 20 years and retired in 1977. A private funeral was held.

John G. Hoffman
RICHFIELD - John G. Hoffman, 76, of RR1, Richfield, died Saturday morning in the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. His funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Niemond's Independent Church, RR1, Richfield, with the Rev. Arthur J. Mott officiating. Interment with full military rites will be in the adjoining church cemetery. Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. Monday, in the George P. Garman Funeral Home, Mt. Pleasant Mills.

Alice L. Hoffpauir
EAST WATERFORD - Alice L. Hoffpauir, 89, of RR1, East Waterford, and formerly of Phoenix, AZ died at 10:05 a.m. Tuesday at the Lewistown Hospital. Her funeral service will be held Monday at the Chapel of the Chimes Mortuary, Glendale, AZ. Interment will be in Resthaven Park Cemetery, Glendale, AZ.

Ann Hollingsworth
MESA, AZ - Ann Hollingsworth, 70, of Mesa, AZ, died Sept. 15, 2002. Born Sept. 19, 1932, in Lewistown, to Dr. Lynn and Mary Peterson. Her husband, Marvin W. Hollingsworth, survives. Also surviving are: two daughters, Robin Waldeck and Collette Bradshaw; two sons, Peter and Scott; a brother, Jay Peterson; 14 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. She was a homemaker. She was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day-Saints. A viewing and services will be held for the family only. Bunker's Garden Chapel handled the arrangements. Memorial donations may be sent to the American Cancer Society, 2929 E. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85016.

Rosie V. Hopple
LEWISTOWN - Rosie V. Hopple, 66, formerly of US Highway 522S, died Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2002, at Ohesson Manor. Born April 4, 1936, in Oliver Township, Mifflin County, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Mable (Weaver) Hopple. Surviving are: three brothers, Wesley Hopple, Mexico, PA, and Jay and Jack Hopple, both of Lewistown. She was a nanny. She was a member of Center Union Church and West Granville Fire Company Auxiliary. Her funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Ohesson Manor, 276 Green Ave., Lewistown with Capt. Eddie Purvis officiating. Interment will be held in Mattawana Cemetery, McVeytown. Friends may call from 9 a.m. until the time of the service Friday at Ohesson Manor. Barr Funeral Home, 120 Logan St., Lewistown, is in charge of arrangements.

Edith A. Horne
LEWISTOWN - Edith A. Horne, 57, of Rear 213 W. Market St., Apt. #1, Lewistown, died at 8:08 p.m. Sunday, April 14, 2002, at Lewistown Hospital Emergency Room. Born Oct. 13, 1944, in Sussex, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Russell C. Williams Sr. and Mabel H. (Norman) Williams. Her husband, Harry N. Horne Sr., preceded her in death on Sept. 28, 1996. Surviving are: a daughter, Mrs. Michael (Janet M.) Fultz, Granville; a step-daughter: Mrs. Irving (Barbara) Marriott, Harrisburg; a step-son, Harry N. Horne Jr., Mechanicsburg; brothers and sisters, Hester L. Gibly, NJ, Beatrice R. Williams, NJ, Mary E. Williams, NJ, Mrs. Peter (Mabel) Lopor, NJ, Rose Haffly, Lewistown, Betty J. Williams, NJ, Shirleen A. Kiocum, NJ, Donald R. Williams, VA, Charles R. Williams, NJ, Jeffrey E. Williams, NJ, Russell C. Williams Jr., Lewistown, John E. Williams, NJ, Jerry R. Williams, NJ,; two grandchildren, four step-grandchildren, and one step-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Evan and Percy Williams. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Women's Auxiliary of VFW Post 7011, Women's Auxiliary of American Legion Post 90, Lewis-town, and a member of the Fame Fire Company. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Hoenstine Funeral Home Inc., 75 Logan St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Scott T. Reiman officiating. Interment will be in Birch Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from noon until the time of the service Thursday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 26 N. Brown St., Lewistown, PA 17044.

Howard G. 'Blackie' Horner Sr.
MCVEYTOWN - Howard G. "Blackie" Horner Sr., 71, of State Route 103 South, McVeytown, died Sunday at his home. Born February 23, 1931, in Centre County, he was a son of the late George and Dessa (Hamilton) Horner. His companion, Darlene Harshbarger of McVeytown, survives. Also surviving are: two sons, Howard G. "Mick" Horner Jr., Lancaster, and David Horner, Pinellas Park, FL; two daughters, Mrs. Tracy (Kimbra) Fisher, Lewistown, and Mrs. Rex (Susan) Hannon, McVeytown; a brother, Gerald Horner, West Virginia; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by numerous brothers and sisters. He was a United States Army Veteran of the Korean war. He was a self-employed barber, also having retired from Standard Steel, Burnham. He attended the Pine Glen Church of the Brethren and was an avid hunter and fisherman. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Pine Glen Church of the Brethren with the Rev. Donald E. Peters Jr. officiating. Friends are invited to a luncheon and time of fellowship following the service. Harshbarger Funeral Home, McVeytown, is handling the arrangements.

Samuel LeRoy Horning Sr.
LEWISTOWN - Samuel LeRoy Horning Sr., 92, a resident of Brookline Manor Nursing Home, formerly of 611 S. Wayne St., Lewistown, died at 2:40 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2002, at the nursing home. Born June 26, 1910, in Mifflintown, he was a son of the late J. Cloyd and Mary E. (Warner) Horning. His wife of 67 years, Cartes (Smoker) Horning, whom he married Aug. 29, 1935, survives at Brookline Manor Nursing Home. Also surviving are: two children, Mrs. Terry (Mary Jo) Johnson, 7135 Koldyke Dr., Fishers, IN, and Jane H. Zook and fiance Charles "Yogi" Laub, 134 Marlick Ave., Reedsville; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. He was the last of his immediate family having been preceded in death by a son, Samuel L. Horning Jr., in 2001, a brother, Clyde V. Horning, and a sister, Eva M. Huffman. He was a graduate of Juniata High School, Class of 1929. He was a foreman in the spinning departments 3 and 4 of American Viscose Corp., retiring in 1972. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy during World War II serving on the USS Nassau as a storekeeper. He was the oldest member of Lewistown Lodge #663 BPOE. He was a member of Grove Memorial United Methodist Church. His funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown with Rev. D. Gregory Lake and Pastor Michael S. Bailey officiating. Interment will be held in Juniata Memorial Park. Graveside military services will be by VFW Post 7011, Lewistown. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of the service Saturday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the charity of one's choice.

Paul R. Hosler Sr.
MCALISTERVILLE - Paul R. Hosler Sr., 77, of RR1, McAlisterville died at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, February 3, 2002 at Brookline Manor and Retirement Village, Mifflintown. Born Aug. 23, 1924 in Academia, Juniata County, he was a son of the late John and Margaret (Casner) Hosler. His first wife, Maxine (Henry) Hosler, preceded him in death in 1981, and his second wife, Beatrice (Mader) Hosler, whom he married Sept. 25, 1984, survives. Also surviving are: children, Paul R. Hosler Jr., McClure, Jessie Griffith, Lewistown, Arlene Kerr, Millerstown, Mrs. Ross (Sandra) McKenzie, Auckland, New Zealand, Mrs. Terry (Leslie) Landis, Mifflintown, Audrey Fuller, Ecuador, and David Fuller, Lewistown; sisters, Ruth Fultz, Beavertown, Cleo Henry, Dillsburg, Verna Fuller, Nevada; 18 grandchildren, Gina Howarth, Sonny Griffith, Dani Sue Landis, Cindy Frymyer, Terry Lee Landis, Charlie Kerr, Tammy Landis, Crystal Fry, Christina Hosler, Adam Hosler, Tara Boop, Robert Hosler, Alister McKenzie, Joshua Kerr, Nathan McKenzie, Sharilee McKenzie, Natalie Fuller, Jacob Fuller and 15 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Chester B. Hosler, Delbert Hosler, and two sisters, Doris Wells and Ruby Hosler. He retired in 1980 as a mechanic from PennDOT and he had owned and operated Paul's Auto Repair, McAlisterville. He had also served as the caretaker of Hillside Cemetery, McAlisterville for 20 years. He was a WWII U.S. Army veteran having served in the Philippines. He was a Christian by faith who enjoyed hunting and woodworking. His funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday from the McAlisterville Chapel of Brown Funeral Homes, Inc., 16 Westfall St., McAlisterville, with Dan Helenek and Carlton Schooley officiating. Interment will follow in the Hillside Cemetery, McAlisterville, where the flag will be folded and presented by the Juniata County Veteran's Council. Friends may call 4-9 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home, where the family will be present 7-9 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to: Hillside Cemetery Assoc., c/o Sandy Kinney, Treasurer, RR1 Box 2785, McAlisterville, PA 17049.

Paul R. "Pete" Hosler Jr.
MCCLURE - Paul R. "Pete" Hosler Jr., 50, of US 522 North, McClure, died at 8:10 p.m. Wednesday, June 19, 2002, at the home of his sister, Leslie Landis, RR2, Mifflintown. Born July 21, 1951, in Derry Township, Mifflin County, he was the son of the late Paul R. and Maxine (Henry) Hosler Sr. His wife, Bernice L. (Walter) Shartzer Hosler, whom he married Feb. 14, 1987, preceded him in death on February 20, 2001. Surviving are: two sons, Adam M. Hosler, McClure, and Robert E. Hosler Sr., McAlisterville, and a daughter, Christina M. Hosler, Montandon; two stepdaughters, Dawn Hopple and Vicki L. Shartzer; four sisters, Jessie Griffith, Lewistown, Mrs. Ross (Sandra) McKenzie, Auckland, New Zealand, Arlene Kerr, Millerstown, and Mrs. Terry (Leslie) Landis, Mifflintown; a stepsister, Audrey Fuller, Ecuador, a stepbrother, David Fuller, Lewistown, a stepmother, Beatrice Hosler, McAlisterville; and two grandsons, Robert E. Hosler Jr. and Austin Hosler, both at home. For many years, he was employed as a heavy equipment operator for Kinsley Construction, York. He had also served as the assistant caretaker of Hillside Cemetery, McAlisterville, for 10 years. He was a member of the Brooklyn Hose Co., Lewistown, Fraternal Order of Eagles, Seven Mountains Aerie #4294 and the Lewistown Moose Lodge #143. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. His funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday from the McAlisterville Chapel of Brown Funeral Homes Inc., 16 Westfall St., McAlisterville, with ministers Albert Knaggs and Carlton Schooley officiating. Interment will follow in the Hillside Cemetery, McAlisterville. Friends may call 4-9 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home, where the family will be present from 7-9 p.m.

George Hosterman
WATSONTOWN - George L. Hosterman, 73, of 1105 Main St., Watsontown, formerly of Lewistown, died Thursday, Aug. 15, 2002, in Watsontown. Born Oct. 12, 1928, in Spring Mills, Centre County, he was the son of the late George H. and Mabel E. (Limbert) Hosterman. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Rose M. Eisenhauer. Also surviving are children, Deborah K. Hosterman of Lewistown, Mrs. Bruce (Susan M.) Hamm of Camp Hill, Richard C. Hosterman of Lewistown, Michael J. and Deanna Hosterman of Lewistown, Lisa A. Hosterman of Alexandria, VA and Kimberly R. Filler of Mifflintown; 10 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and one brother, Earl Hosterman of State College. He was preceded in death by a brother, Mearl. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was employed as an over-the-road truck driver for more than 42 years, working first for Glen Brower Trucking and later for Noerr Motor Freight, Lewistown, and Debts Co. Inc., retiring in 1990. He held a Class One transport license and received several safe driving awards over his long career. He enjoyed travelling in his fifth-wheel RV. He was a member of Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge 143, Lewistown. He was a member of Reedsville Lutheran Church. A graveside funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday in the Evangelical and Reformed Cemetery, Aaronsburg. Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association, 3544 N. Progress Ave., Suite 202, Harrisburg, PA 17110. Arrangements are a service of Cronrath's Funeral Home, Watsontown.

Joseph B. Hostetler
MCCLURE - Joseph B. Hostetler, 40, of RR#2, McClure, died at 1 p.m. Monday, June 10, 2002 of natural causes, at his residence. His funeral service will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday at his residence. Interment will be in Samuels Amish Cemetery, R.D., McClure. Heller-Hoenstine Burnham Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Michael S. Hostetler
REEDSVILLE - Michael S. Hostetler, 60, of 100 Running Stream, Reedsville, died at 11:41 p.m. Thursday, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. today at his residence. Interment will be in Green Lane Cemetery, Reedsville. Heller-Hoenstine Funeral Home Inc., 108 First Ave., Burnham, is in charge of arrangements.

S. John Hostetler
MCCLURE - S. John Hostetler, 82, of RD2 Box 400, McClure, died at 2:10 p.m. Friday, April 26, 2002, at his home. Born Dec. 28, 1919, in Reedsville, he was the son of the late Samuel Y. and Elizabeth I. (Yoder) Hostetler. He was the husband of Lena H. (Yoder) Hostetler, who survives. Also surviving are seven children, Emanuel S. and Nancy L. Hostetler of RR2 McClure, Mrs. Noah Y. (Rebecca Y.) Hostetler of Reedsville, John Y. and Nancy L. Hostetler of RR2 McClure, Mrs. Benjamin R. (Lena Y.) Hostetler of RR2 McClure, Mrs. Samuel Y. (Emma Y.) Hostetler Jr. of RR2, McClure, Samuel Y. and Lizzie Y. Hostetler and Joseph B. Hostetler, all at home; three siblings, Jacob Hostetler of Reedsville, Joel B. Hostetler and Lydia A. Hostetler, both of McClure; 23 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by an infant daughter; a daughter, Elizabeth I. Hostetler; and a son, Yost Y. Hostetler; three brothers and three sisters. He was retired as a self-employed farmer. He was a bishop and a member of Old Order Amish Church. Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Sunday at his residence. Interment will be in Samuels Amish Cemetery. Heller-Hoenstine Burnham Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Gertrude (Grubb) Householder
HUNTINGDON - Gertrude (Grubb) Householder, 94, of The Oaks at Westminster Woods, 360 Westminster Drive, Huntingdon, formerly of Walker Township, Huntingdon, died at 1:15 a.m. Friday, Aug. 30, 2002 at The Oaks. Her husband, F. Earl Householder Sr., preceded her in death on June 18, 1994. Surviving are two sons, Richard G. Householder of Burnham and R. Earl Householder of Penn Township, James Creek; a daughter, Marty Hornbaker of Walker Township, Huntingdon; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Patricia Householder, in 1935. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at John B. Brown Funeral Home, 417 Washington St., Huntingdon, with Rev. Dr. Keith A. Kensinger officiating, with assistance by Rev. Edward S. Gobrecht. Interment will be in McConnellstown Cemetery, Walker Township, McConnellstown. Friends may call 7-9 p.m. today and from noon until the time of service Sunday at the funeral home.

Henrietta B. Houser
LEWISTOWN - Henrietta B. Houser, 78, of Valley View Haven, Belleville, formerly of 76 Hillside Drive, Lewistown, died at 1:55 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, 2002, at Lewistown Hospital. Born Aug. 5, 1924, in Mt. Pleasant, she was a daughter of the late David E. and Edna (Brant) Burrell. Her husband, J. Lester Houser, died Feb. 11, 1970. Surviving are: a daughter, Mrs. Robert (Terry) Felmlee, Reedsville; three grandchildren, Heather L. Goshorn and husband Jason, Matthew R. Felmlee and wife Angela, and Darren M. Felmlee; and a great-grandchild, Rylie J. Felmlee. She earned her Master's Degree at Shippensburg State Teachers College. She was a teacher/Guidance Counselor at Lewistown High School from 1964-83. She was a member of the Retired Teacher's Association. A private service will be held at the convenience of the family. There will be no public viewing. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to: Mifflin County Library, 123 N. Wayne St., Lewistown, PA 17044. Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown is in charge of arrangements.

Wayne G. Houtz
MIFFLINTOWN - Wayne G. Houtz, 72, of Mifflintown RR3, died Sunday, July 7, 2002, at his home. Born Jan. 2, 1930, in Milford Township, Juniata County, he was the son of the late Melvin J. and Selina (Guss) Houtz. His wife, Shirley L. (Rice) Houtz, whom he married July 28, 1956, survives. Also surviving are: a son, James G. Houtz and his wife, Kelli, Mifflintown RR3; a daughter, Tiny May (Houtz) Hutchinson and her husband, Daryl, Honey Grove RR1; two sisters, Helen Crozier, Mifflintown RR3, Marian Towsey, Port Royal RR2; and three grandchildren, Jacob and Jennifer Houtz and Cody Hutchinson. He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Jessica Jo Houtz and two sisters, Pauline Hart and Bernice Copenhaver. He was a veteran, serving in the United States Army. He worked as a painter for IPS, Lewistown retiring in 1992. He was a member of St. Stephen's Lutheran Church, Milford Grange and Camp Spectacle. He enjoyed hunting, watching ball games at Mifflin field and attending public sales. His funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Stephen's Lutheran Church, Licking Creek Valley, with Rev. Louise Knotts officiating. Interment will be in St. Stephen's Lutheran Cemetery where military honors will be accorded by the Juniata County Veteran's Council. Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, and 10 a.m. until te time of the service Wednesday at Guss Funeral Home, 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown. Memorial contributions may be made to: St. Stephen's Lutheran Church, RR3 Mifflintown, PA 17059.

C. Edwin Howard
LEWISTOWN - C. Edwin Howard, 93, a resident of The Malta Home for the Aging and formerly of Open Hearth Manor, Lewistown, died at 7:55 p.m. Monday, May 6, 2002, at The Malta Home for the Aging. Born Jan. 31, 1909 in Ashtola, Somerset County, he was the son of the late Bernard and Florence (Worden) Howard. His wife, Viola I. (Seewald) Howard, also of The Malta Home, whom he married July 2, 1938, survives. Also surviving are: children, Bernard E. Howard, 160 Fawn Rd., Reedsville, and Mrs. Gary (Carol) Brooks, Mechanicsville, VA; and two grandsons. The last of his immediate family, he was preceded in death by one brother and three sisters. He was employed as a steelworker for 35 years at Bethlehem Steel Company in Williamsport, having retired in 1972. He was employed by Winchester Optical Williamsport for 11 years. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, having served during World War II in the Pacific Theater. He was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church and VFW Leroy Buck Post 7683, DuBoistown. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, with the Rev. Lawrence Coakley officiating. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Milroy. There will be no viewing. Memorials may be made to Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, 106 N. Dorcas St., Lewistown, PA 17044. Heller-Hoenstine Burnham Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Viola I. Howard
LEWISTOWN - Viola I. Howard, 88, of Malta Home, Granville, formerly of 13 Open Hearth Manor, Lewistown, died at 9:50 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, 2002, at the home. Born May 3, 1914, in Collinsville, Lycoming County, she was the daughter of the late Nathan and Mabel (Eck) Seewald. Her husband, C. Edwin Howard, preceded her in death on May 6, 2002. Surviving are two children, Bernard E. Howard, 101 Shaw Ave., Lewistown, and Mrs. Gary (Carol) Brooks, Richmond, VA; three siblings, James Seewald, Agnes Blair and Mrs. Thomas (Marion) Divel, all of Williamsport; and two grandchildren, Ty E. Howard, Philadelphia, and Daniel D. Howard, Lewistown. She was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters. She worked in Food Services at Williamsport Hospital and Divine Providence Hospital, Williamsport. She was also the rectory housekeeper at Mater Dolorosa Roman Catholic Church, Williamsport. She was a member of Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Lewistown. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Private interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Milroy. In lieu of flowers, local memorial contributions may be made to Sacred Heart of Jesus Roman Catholic Church, 106 N. Dorcas St., Lewistown, PA 17044. A memorial mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 22 at Mater Dolorosa Roman Catholic Church, 635 Hepburn St., Williamsport, with Monsignor Francis Castellano officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mater Dolorosa Roman Catholic Church, 635 Hepburn St., Williamsport, PA 17701. Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown, is in charge of arrangements. Denise M. Hower
THOMPSONTOWN - Denise M. Hower, 36, of Thompsontown RR 2 (Locust Run), died Saturday, October 26, 2002, in the Emergency Room of Lewistown Hospital. She was born September 5, 1966, in Lewistown. She is survived by her father and stepmother, Larry F. and Ruth (Shuey) Hower of Mifflintown RR 2 and her mother and stepfather, Judy (Dullea) and Herman Armstrong, Jr. of Mifflintown RR 2. Also surviving are her grandmother, Anna Ruth Dullea, Port Royal; two stepsisters, Wanda Wagner and Gina Aurand, both of Lewistown and a stepbrother, Herman Armstrong III, Thompsontown. She was preceded in death by her sister, Diane E. Hower. She was a graduate of Juniata High School and of the Mifflin-Juniata Vo-tech Nursing program. She worked as a Licensed Practical Nurse. She most recently was employed at the Newport Subway and at Kim's Restaurant. She enjoyed horseback riding. Services will be held at 11am Wednesday at Guss Funeral Home, 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown with Rev. William N. Esborn officiating. Interment will be in the Westminster Presbyterian Cemetery, Mifflintown. Friends may call Tuesday evening from 7-9pm at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Thompsontown Ambulance League, Thompsontown, PA 17094.

Evelyn Sarah Hoyt
Evelyn Sarah Hoyt, 85, formerly of Lewistown, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2002. She is survived by her husband, Irye Hoyt, and a son, Martin Hoyt, both of Myersville, MD; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She was a member of Kish Valley Grace Brethren Church, Reedsville. A graveside service will be held Saturday in Hoyt Cemetery, Hickory Kingdom, Dubois. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Tent Makers Bible Mission, Russian Outreach Program, P.O. Box 4983, Frisco, CO 80443. Leo Nedza Funeral Home, Dubois, is in charge of the arrangements.

George R. Hubbert
THOMPSONTOWN - George R. Hubbert, 76, of 18 Tuscarora St., Thompsontown, died at 10:15 p.m. Wednesday, march 27, 2002, at Lewistown Hospital. Born Aug. 23, 1925, in Thompsontown, Juniata County, he was the son of the late Park R. and Dorothy (Hopple) Hubbert. His wife, K. Louise (Forney) Hubbert whom he married June 19, 1956, survives. Also surviving are: a daughter, Susan L. Facaros, Tracy, CA, and a son, Brian C. Hubbert, Ft. Myers, FL; three sisters, Blanche Shellenberger, Mifflintown, Grace Shellenberger, McAlisterville, Ruth Wilt, Sanford, FL, a brother, Park Hubbert, Donnally Mills; and two granddaughters, Marisa Harlow and Sara Hubbert. He was a WW II, U.S. Army veteran, having served as a Medic in the European and African Theaters. Early in life he had been employed by the Pennsylvania Railroad, and later worked at Gerald Schlegel's Store, Thompsontown, and retired from Triangle Pacific Cabinet Corp., Thompsontown. He enjoyed building and flying model airplanes and he spent many hours helping to restore the Pennsylvania Railroad Station, Lewistown. He was a very active member of the Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Thompsontown, where he served on many committees of the church. His funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday from the Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Thompsontown, with his Pastor Louise Reynolds officiating. Interment will be in the Emmanuel Lutheran Cemetery, Thompsontown. There will be no public viewing, however, friends may call from 1 p.m. until the time of the service Saturday, at the church. The Mifflintown Chapel of the Brown Funeral Homes Inc., 100 Bridge St., Mifflintown, is in charge of the arrangements.

Dorothy G. Huff
LEWISTOWN - Dorothy G. Huff, 70, of 725 S. Wayne St., Lewistown, died at 12:50 a.m. Friday, June 7, 2002, at Harrisburg General Hospital. Born Aug. 6, 1931, in McVeytown, she was the daughter of Helen (Irvin) Bard of 725 S. Wayne St., Lewistown and the late Warren Coleman. Her husband, Robert E. Huff, died on Oct. 31, 1994. Surviving are two children, Michael K. Huff of New Bloomfield and William F. Huff of Lewistown; and a grandson. She was the last of her immediate family, preceded in death by a brother, William Coleman. She was a graduate of Rothrock Oliver High School. She worked at American Viscose Corporation, Division of FMC, and later as a customer service representative at Jamesway Dept. Store for 15 years. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church. She served as Judge of Elections for Seventh Ward and was a hospital volunteer for the Same Day Surgery Unit. She was also active with family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown, with Rev. Norman Huff, her brother-in-law, officiating. Interment will be in Juniata Memorial Park. A viewing will be held 6-9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Chamber Singers of Harrisburg, c/o The Foundation of Pennsylvania Medical Society, PO Box 8820, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8820 or to Theatre Harrisburg, 513 Hurlock St., Harrisburg, PA 17110.

Richard L. Huff
MIFFLINTOWN - Richard L. Huff, 69, of RD3 Box 1460, Mifflintown, died at 4:20 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, 2002, in Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. Born Jan. 18, 1933, in Lewistown, he was the son of the late Franklin and Nellie (Hess) Huff. His wife, Emma (Baxter) Huff, whom he married Dec. 27, 1957, survives. Also surviving are: four sons, Richard L. Huff Jr., Richard C. Huff, Robert L. Huff, and Randy L. Huff, all of Mifflintown; five siblings, Charles F. Huff, Mifflintown, Mrs. Clair (Virginia) Hampton, Mexico, Patricia L. Aitkins, RD, McClure, Roy Mateer, Milroy, and Mrs. Jack (Rose) Lambert, Bellefonte; ten grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Russell Huff, and four sisters, Mary Galbreath, Thelma Heyne, Dorothy Wolfkill, and Frances Blose. He was a diesel mechanic and worked at Empire Kosher, he retired due to disability. He was a paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne of the U.S. Army, during the Korean Conflict. He was a life member of VFW Post 7011, Lewistown, a former member of East Derry Sportsmen's Club, and American Legion Post #90, Lewistown. His funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday at Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown with Rev. C. Richard Beach officiating. Interment will be in Union Memorial Gardens, Mifflintown. Graveside military rites will be conducted by Juniata Veterans Council. Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to: American Lung Association of Central PA, 205 E. Beaver Avenue, State College, PA 16801.

Lillian M. Huffman
MCVEYTOWN - Lillian M. Huffman, 94, of the Malta Home, Granville, formerly of Furnace Road, McVeytown, died at 2:05 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2002, at the Malta Home. Born May 30, 1908, in Blacklog, she was a daughter of the late Lawrence and Alice (Emery) Machamer. Her husband, Daley J. Huffman Sr., preceded her in death on Sept. 27, 1992. Surviving are: eleven children, Charles K. Bollinger, McVeytown RD, Daley J. Huffman Jr., McVeytown, Miles E. Huffman, Centre Hall, Mrs. Wilbur (Anna Mary) Smith, Burnham, Mrs. Ira (Ruth) Armstrong, Mt. Union, Roy D. Huffman, Mifflin, Glen E. Huffman, McVeytown, Mrs. Dan (Shirley) Booney, Mt. Union, Bruce E. Huffman, McVeytown, Mrs. James (Jean) Treaster, Belleville, and Robert L. Huffman, Lewistown; 27 grandchildren, 47 great-grandchildren and 20 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, William L. Huffman, in 1993; three sisters; one brother. She was employed at Grief Brothers in Mt. Union for 23 years, retiring in 1973. She was a member of the McVeytown United Methodist Church. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Harshbarger Funeral Home, 3 S. Market St., McVeytown, with Pastor Darrell Wireman officiating. Interment will be in Pleasant View Cemetery, Mattawana. Friends may call 7-9 p.m. this evening and from 10 a.m. until service time Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Malta Home, P.O. Box E, Granville, PA 17029.

Minnie E. Huffnagle
REEDSVILLE - Minnie E. Huffnagle, 94, a resident of Outlook Pointe Commons, Reedsville, formerly of 729-B Highland Ave., Lewistown died at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, 2002, at Beverly Healthcare-William Penn. Born Feb. 15, 1908, in St. Anne Chapel, Caletoch, England, she was the daughter of the late Francis John and Eliza (Philp) Maunder. Her husband, William E. Huffnagle preceded her in death on Aug. 29, 1980. Surviving are: two children, Frances Brubaker of Neptune Beach, FL and, Mrs. Dale (Barbara) Shearer of Lewistown; five siblings, Rhoda, Hilda and Alfred, all of Lewistown, Clifford of Burnham and, Peg of Mechanicsburg; five grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. She worked as a supervisor in the Cake Converting Dept. of American Viscose Corp. for many years. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the First United Methodist Church, with Karen McCachren officiating. Interment will be in Lind Memorial Cemetery. A viewing will be 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Hoenstine Funeral Home, Inc., 75 Logan St., Lewistown, and from 10 a.m. until service time Wednesday at the church. Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 200 E. Third St., Lewistown, PA 17044 or to the Geisinger Children's Miracle Network, Danville, PA 17821.

Paul H. Hummel
LEWISTOWN - Paul H. Hummel, 86, passed away peacefully at the home of his daughter in New Jersey on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2002. Born July 11, 1916, he was the son of John A. and Mary Jane Gilbert Hummel of Lewistown. His wife, Doris L. Leeper of Burnham preceded him in death. Surviving are: his children, Paul Neil, Allentown, and daughters, Nanciele Fink of New Jersey and Joanna Yingling of Muncy Valley; a younger brother, Harold Hummel of Lewistown; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Donations may be made to Grace U.M.C.

Sue (Smoker) Hummel
WINTER PARK, FL - Sue (Smoker) Hummel, 89, of Winter Park, FL, passed away Monday, August 12, 2002. Born May 4, 1913, she was a daughter of the late Mary Verna (Boyer) and Richard Smoker of Lewistown. Her husband, Joseph E. Hummel, preceded her in death. Surviving are: a niece, Anita L. Wasilko and nephew-in-law, Michael R. Wasilko, both of Casselberry, FL; sisters, Cartes Horning, Mifflintown, Marian Cummings, North Ft. Myers, FL, Priscilla Bailey, Greensburg, Phyllis Ellis, Baldwinsville, NY; and several nieces and nephews. She relocated to Florida from Pennsylvania in 1980. She was a Navy nurse and a Lutheran. Date of Ranks include, 1942 - Ensign, 1944 Lieutenant Junior Grade, 1952 Lieutenant, 1953 Lieutenant Commander, 1960 Commander, and 1969 Captain. She served 1/42 - 9/42 USNH Philadelphia, PA, 9/42 - 3/43 Recruiting Officer, Indianapolia, IN, 3/43 - 6/43 USNH Oakland, CA, 7/43 - 10/44 Mobile Hospital #105 Nou,ea, New Caledonia, 10/44 - 12/44 USNH #108 Guadal Canal, 3/45 - 9/51 Inactive Duty, 9/51 - 6/52 USNH Philadelphia, PA, 7/52 - 3/54 Naval Support Activity Napels, Italy, 4/54 - 1/56 USNH Bethesda, MD, 1/56 - 1/58 Boston University, MA, 2/58 - 6/60 USNH Corpus Christi, TX, 6/60 - 7/61 USNH San Diego, CA, 7/61 - 12/62 Naval Support Activity Taipei, Taiwan, 1/63 - 3/66 USNH Memphis, TN, 4/66 - 2/67 USNH AH Haven Long Beach, CA, 6/69 - 2/74 USNH Oakland, CA. She was a member of the Retired Navy Nurses Association, Navy War Memorial in Washington, DC, and Hope Lutheran Church. A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, August 21, 2002, at the Baldwin-Fairchild Oviedo Chapel with Chaplain Richard Black officiating. Interment will be at All Faiths Cemetery, Casselberry, FL. Friends may call from 12:30 p.m. until the time of the service Wednesday, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, a donation in Mrs. Hummel's memory may be made to a charity of your choice.

Edgar C. Hunley Jr.
FAIRPORT, NY - Edgar C. Hunley Jr., 52, of Fairport, NY, died Dec. 12, 2001, in his home, after a year of illness. He is survived by his wife Judy, daughters, Sarah and Alison, and sisters, Hazel Hunley of Petersburg RR1 and Jean Storms of Roseville, CA. Before moving to New York he was a member of the Vira Methodist Church He was a graduate of Chief Logan High School and Bloomsburg University.

Bob Hunt
OGDEN, IA - Bob Hunt, 44, of Ogden, IA, died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2002, of heart failure at his home. Born Nov. 23, 1957, in Lewistown he was a son of Robert Samuel Hunt Sr. of Reedsville and the late Kay Marie (Hulbert) Hunt. His wife, Marjorie Kay (Moore) Hunt, whom he married May 22, 1982, in Gilbert, CA, survives. He is also survived by a brother, Dale Alan Hunt, Lewistown. He was preceded in death by his mother. He served in U.S. Army. He moved to the Boone area in the early 1990's from the San Francisco, CA, area. He worked at the Boone County Hospital of Boone in the X-Ray Department and then went to work with the Integra Health Medical Clinic of Boone as a X-Ray Technologist. He was a member of the Mt. Olive Lodge #79, AF & AM of Boone. He enjoyed gardening and had his own greenhouse called Bob's Private Garden. He raised vegetables to sell at the Farmer's Market setup in the parking lot of the Boone Wal-Mart Store, and for one summer he setup at the Penney's parking lot in Ames, IA. He also raised different types of flowers for sale. He enjoyed working with his computer, and spent every waking hour he could helping players in an online game called FighterAce. He was totally dedicated to helping others and was always there for the new people, as well as long time players. He was a System Operator for the Microsoft Gaming Zone and a Committee Lead for the FighterAce Volunteer Group, the Sysop Team that oversaw FighterAce. He is missed by all who knew him, but especially his brother and sister sysops. We have lost a great friend but God gained an Angel. Memorial services will be at a later date. There will be no viewing. Memorials may be made to: Boone County Hospital Foundation in memory of Bob Hunt. Schroeder-Walter Funeral Home, 503 Story St., Boone, Ia, is in charge of arrangements.

Frank W. Hunter
LEWISTOWN - Frank W. Hunter, 81, formerly of N. Walnut St., Lewistown, died at 2:15 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, 2002 in the Lewistown Hospital Emergency Room. Born Aug. 13, 1920, in Wayne, PA, he was the son of the late Grove Hunter and Kathryn Stimely. His wife, Lois K. Hunter, preceded him in death on Feb. 6, 1999. Surviving are: children, Robert W. Hunter, 202 N. Mann Ave., Yeagertown, Mrs. Robert (Linda) McLaughlin, 19 Black Oak Dr., Ocean View, NJ, and David Hunter, 29 Fox Fire Rd., Lewistown; sisters, Ruth Breon and Mary Lash, both of Milroy; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, granddaughter and three brothers. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran of WW II. He retired from Standard Steel in 1982 with 40 years of service. He was a life member of the Fame Fire Co. and American Legion Post #90, Lewistown. His funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Barr Funeral Home Inc., 120 Logan St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Gerald Krum officiating. Interment will be in Juniata Memorial Park. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of the service Tuesday, at the funeral home.

Frances L. Husick
Frances L. Husick, 53, of Saxton, and formerly of Lewistown, died unexpectedly at 5:10 p.m. Saturday, March 16, 2002, at the J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital. She was born in Bloomsburg on Jan. 23, 1949, the first of two daughters of Marvin A. and Charlotte L. (Carolus) Haubrick, of Pleasant Acres, Lewistown. She was the mother of Tammy Smith and Levenia Reed, and the grandmother of Laci Dawn Yablonski and Tori Ann Smith, all of Saxton. She was the sister of Roxanne Breon of Milroy, and the aunt of Shane Breon of Dillsburg, Sandy Breon of Boalsburg, Wade Breon and Brent Breon of Lewistown, and Becky Breon of Milroy. She was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Christa Dawn. She graduated from Lewistown-Granville High School in the Class of 1966. She was a member of the first graduating class in the Licensed Practical Nursing Curriculum at the Huntingdon County Vocational-Technical School, Mill Creek, and was a nurse with the Huntingdon County Home Nursing Association for a number of years. More recently, she attended the Altoona Campus of Penn State University, majoring in criminal justice. She loved spending time with her family and enjoyed vacationing at the ocean. She was a beloved and highly-respected member of her community and will be sadly missed by all whose lives she touched with her gentle hands and kind, loving heart. She was a Protestant by faith and a former member of the Church of God in Saxton where she was a member of the choir. A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. Tuesday at the D. Ronald Long Funeral Chapel in Saxton, with Pastor Milton Herring officiating. There will be no public viewing, but friends may call from 4 p.m. until the hour of service Tuesday at the funeral chapel.

Ruth Z. Hutchinson
McALISTERVILLE - Ruth Z. Hutchinson, 73, of McAlisterville, went to be with her lord at 5:15 p.m. on Saturday, January 12, 2002 in the Emergency room of the Lewistown Hospital. Born on February 14, 1928 in Juniata County, she was the daughter of the late Willie Lester, and Mary (Kerstetter) Zeiders. Her husband, Carl E. Hutchinson, preceded her in death on October 23, 1986. Surviving are: a daughter, Mrs. Barry (Jeannie) Landis, McAlisterville; a son, Ret. Major James W. Hutchinson, and his wife Paula, Niceville, FL; two sisters, Francis Lechleitner, Harrisburg and Pauline Beers, Sabastian, FL; 4 grandchildren, Mrs. Paul (Tammy) Marshall, Mifflintown, Michael Landis, Sunbury, Brett Landis, McAlisterville and Cody Chapman, Niceville, FL; and a great grandson Jonathan Marshall, Mifflintown. She was preceded in death by her twin sister, Jeanne Newcomer. She had worked from 1961 until 1971 for the Tax Equalization Board, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg and from 1988 until 1990 she was employed by Lyons Fashions, McAlisterville. She was a member of the Good News Lutheran Brethren Church, RR#2 McAlisterville. She loved collecting bells and angels, enjoyed flowers; kittens with pink noses and children were her passion, but most importantly she especially loved being a part of the body of Christ. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, January 17, 2002 from the Good News Lutheran Brethren Church, RR#2 McAlisterville with her pastor, Rev. Stephen A. Kovac officiating. Interment will follow in the Cedar Grove Cemetery, RR#4 Mifflintown. Viewing will be held Wednesday from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. at her church, the Good News Lutheran Brethren Church, RR#2 McAlisterville. Memorial donations may be made to the Good News Lutheran Brethren Church, RR#2 Box 2414, State Route 25, McAlisterville, PA 17049. The McAlisterville Chapel of the Brown Funeral Homes, Inc., 16 Westfall Street, McAlisterville are handling the arrangements.

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