Sylvia E. Peachey
MILL CREEK - Sylvia E. Peachey, 24 days, died at 5:30 a.m. Monday, March 3, 2003, at her home.
Born Feb. 8, 2003, in Brady Twp., Huntingdon County, she was a daughter of Abraham D. and Katie E. (Swarey) Peachey of HCR 61, Box 621 A1, Mill Creek.
Surviving are: paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. and Lewis M. Peachey, Belleville; paternal great-grandparent, Daniel M. Peachey, Belleville; maternal grandparent, Mrs. Alta C. Swarey, Mill Creek; maternal great-grandparent, Mrs. Nancy E. Peachey, Allensville; and a brothers, Jonas Peachey, at home.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Alta Mary Peachey.
She attended Old Order Amish Church.
Her funeral service will be at 9 a.m. Wednesday at her residence with Minister Israel Kanagy and Bishop Mahlon Yoder of Rebersburg officiating. Interment will be in Allensville Mennonite Cemetery.
Donald E. Baggus Funeral Home, 3813 W. Main St., Belleville is in charge of arrangements.
Della S. Penrod
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC - Della Stewart Penrod, 94, of Hilton Head Island, SC, formerly of Wilmington, DE, died Monday, May 19, 2003.
Born in Burnham, she was the daughter of the late Nelson R. and Mary Aldrich Stewart.
Surviving are: sons, Dale Penrod and his friend, Tom McGrath, Philadelphia, Gary Penrod and his wife, Beverly, Hilton Head Island, SC, and Jack Penrod and his wife, Candy, Apex, NC; 8 grandchildren, 2 step-grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren and 4 step-great-grandchildren.
She graduated from Indiana State University, she was a high school teacher in Lewistown, Collingdale, and Wintersville, OH.
She traveled extensively with her late husband, John W. Penrod, having lived in Wintersville, OH, San Juan, PR, Philadelphia, Sarasota, FL, and Wilmington, DE. She lived in Hilton Head since 1999.
A viewing will be from 11-12 p.m. Friday at McCrery Memorial Funeral Home, Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE, with the funeral services to follow. Interment will be directly after the funeral at Brandywine Cemetery.
The family suggests donations in lieu of flowers to the Hospice Care of the Low Country, 20 Palmetto Parkway, Suite 104, Hilton Head Island, SC, 29926.
The Island Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of local arrangements.
Esther P. Peters
PORT ROYAL - Esther P. Peters, 80, of 1004 Milford St., Port Royal, died at 7 p.m. Monday, March 17, 2003, at Brookline Manor, RR1 Mifflintown.
Born Sept. 24, 1922, in Port Royal, she was a daughter of the late George L. and Helen Gertrude (Landis) Page. Her husband, Robert F. Peters, died Oct. 16, 1998.
Surviving are: a daughter, Ruth Diane Mingle, Houston, TX; two sisters, Mrs. Anna Mae Showers, and Mrs. Richard (Arlene) Peters, both of Port Royal; two brothers, Paul Page, Port Royal and Harold L. Page, RR2 Port Royal; and two grandchildren.
She was a retired seamstress having worked for the former Rae-Sel Corp., Port Royal, with 40 years of service.
She was a 1941 graduate of Port Royal High School.
She was a member of the Port Royal Lutheran Church and a member for over 60 years of the Turbett Grange #781.
Her funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Rex Funeral Home, Port Royal, with Rev. Marton J. Roberson officiating. Interment will be in Old Church Hill Cemetery, Port Royal.
Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. Friday at Rex Funeral Home, Port Royal.
Lewis A. Peters
LEWISTOWN - Lewis A. Peters, 86, a resident of University Park Nursing Home, State College, formerly of Vira Road, Lewistown, died at 8 p.m. Sunday, March 2, 2003, at Centre Community Hospital, State College.
Born Oct. 22, 1916, in Cleveland, OH, he was a son of the late Lewis L. and Marian L. (Nagle) Peters. His wife, Levina H. (Green) Peters, died May 20, 1998.
Surviving are: an adopted son, Raymond A. Peters Sr., and wife Barbara, Thompsontown; and three grandchildren, Jamie, Heather, and Raymond Peters Jr., all of Thompsontown.
He was preceded in death by a sister.
He worked in the Spinning room at American Viscose Corp., Lewistown, for 25 years, retiring in 1972.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
He was a Lutheran by faith.
He was a member of the American Association of Retired Persons.
His memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown, with Rev. Dr. Karl Herman officiating. Interment will be in Juniata Memorial Park. Graveside military services will be by VFW Post 7011, Lewistown.
Family will receive friends from 12:30 p.m. until the time of the service Wednesday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to: Salvation Army, 9 S. Dorcas St., Lewistown, PA 17044.
Martha P. Peters
LEWISTOWN - Martha P. Peters, 90, formerly of Bell Ave., Lewistown, died at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2003, at Beverly Healthcare William Penn.
Born Aug. 8, 1912, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of the late Fredrick and Mary F. (Herbst) Stuck. Her husband, James A. Peters Sr., died 1993.
Surviving are: five children, James A. Peters Jr., McVeytown, Mrs. Donald (Sandra) Kauffman, Lewistown, Mrs. Charles (Bonnie) Ritchey, Lewistown, Stephen A. Peters, Halifax, and Terry G. Peters, Burnham; six grandchildren, 5 step-grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
She was the last of her immediate family having been preceded in death by a son, a daughter, a granddaughter, six brothers, and five sisters.
She worked for F.M.C, and Creitz Packing Company, Newton Hamilton. She retired from Empire Kosher.
She was a member at Vira Methodist Church.
Her funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Barr Funeral Home, 120 Logan St., Lewistown with Rev. Leon Yoder officiating. Interment will be in Lind Memorial Cemetery.
Friends may call from 1:30 p.m. until the time of the service Saturday at the funeral home.
Paul P. Peters
LEWISTOWN - Paul P. Peters, 40, of 14 Rosemont Ave., Lewistown, died at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2003, at his residence.
Born Dec. 13, 1962, in Lewistown, he was a son of the late Paul D. and Sandra K. (McClellan) Peters.
Surviving are: a sister, Sue Ellen (Peters) Haas, 116 Hawsbrick St., Lewistown; a brother, Daniel C. Peters, 40 Nascar Lane, Lewistown; and three nieces.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents Milton and Helen (Arnold) McClellan, who raised him.
He was a graduate of Milton Hershey School and a member of the Alumni Association.
He was a bartender for the Dutch Cellar. He was lead singer for a number of local country bands and last sang with Thunder Mountain, who were the 2001 PA State True Value Country Champions.
His funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hoenstine Funeral Home Inc., 75 Logan St., Lewistown with Rev. Dean Bobb officiating. Interment will be in Samuel's Cemetery.
Family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Dr. Harry V. Pfautz
DUNCANNON - Dr. Harry V. Pfautz, 78, of Duncannon, died Tuesday, June 3, 2003, in Holy Spirit Hospital, Camp Hill.
Born in Lancaster, he was a doctor of Osteopathy, practicing for 53 years in Duncannon, and a member of the medical staff of Holy Spirit Hospital. He was the 2001 Duncannon Citizen of the Year and the 2001 PA Osteopathic Family Physician of the year.
Surviving are: four daughters, Melissa, wife of Majid Hafez, CA, Rebecca, wife of Brian Quinn, Mechanicsburg, Suzanne H., wife of David C. Hammaker, Marysville, and Kristen, wife of Travis Woolley, York; nine grandchildren, Kyra, Alex, Xiao, Joshua, Elijah, Drew, Amanda, Ethan and Roth; a brother, Herbert G. Pfautz, Sr., Duncannon; three sisters, Elizabeth Matoney, Mt. Joy, Ruth McCoy, Lancaster, and Mae Goodman, Lititz.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Dr. Edward G. Pfautz, and Richard Pfautz; three sisters, Beatrice Greenly, Clara Birk, and Florence Fears.
He was a Navy veteran of World War II.
He was a member of American Osteopathic Association, Pennsylvania Osteopathic Association, Pennsylvania Medical Society, the National Osteopathic Foundation, and Duncannon American Legion Post #340.
Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m. Saturday in the Ashbury United Methodist Church, 27 N. High St., Duncannon.
Services and burial will be private at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements are being handled by the Michael J. Shalonis Funeral Home, 206 Maple Ave., Marysville.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to a church or to the charity of one's choice.
Edith S. Phillips
PORT ROYAL - Edith S. Phillips, 78, of 508 Milford St., Port Royal, died at 11:20 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2003, at her home.
Born July 13, 1924, in Philadelphia, she was a daughter of the late, Daniel and Edith (Lees) Snyder. Her husband, Myron O. Phillips, died April 3, 1997.
Surviving are: three sons, Benjamin C. Phillips, Port Royal, Joseph M. Phillips, RR2 Port Royal, and Larry A. Phillips, RR1 McAlisterville; three daughters, Mrs. William (Bonnie C.) McCurry, Burnham, Mary Louise Gutshall, Port Royal, and Mrs. Allan (Amy Lynne) Schwoyer, Harrisburg; two brothers, Thomas D. Snyder, Fairfax, VA, and Charles M. Snyder, Hublersburg; two sisters, Mrs. Richard (Mary) Macialek, Bellefonte, and Virginia Schmelter, Houston, TX; 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Margaret Snyder.
She was a retired seamstress having worked for the former Rae-Sel Corp., Port Royal.
She was a 1942 graduate of the Port Royal High School.
She was a member of the Port Royal Presbyterian Church and was a Past Trustee and elder of the church. She was a member of the Turbett Grange #781.
Her funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Port Royal Presbyterian Church with Rev. Carol E. Davis officiating. Interment will be in East Waterford Cemetery.
Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. Friday at Rex Funeral Home, Port Royal.
Memorials may be sent to: Port Royal Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 387, Port Royal, PA 17082-0387.
Jean L. Phillips
YEAGERTOWN - Jean L. Phillips, 60, of Rr 108 Locke Ave., Yeagertown, died at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 1, 2003, at her residence.
Born April 7, 1943, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of the late Merrill and Cora (Snook) Shawver. Her husband, Ronald Phillips, whom she married in 1959, survives.
Also surviving are: five children, Timothy Phillips, Honey Grove, Jacob Phillips, Polk, Marian Phillips, Lewistown, Jerry Phillips, Reedsville, and Robert Phillips, Yeagertown; four siblings, Irvin L. Snook, Lewistown, Barbara Roland, Florida, James Shawver, and Lovan Kurtz, both of Lewistown; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by a son, David.
Funeral services will be private. Interment will be in Belltown Cemetery.
Barr Funeral Home, Lewistown, is in charge of arrangements.
Robert C. 'Bob' Phillips
LEAVENWORTH, KS - Robert C. "Bob" Phillips, 46, a retired U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt., died Monday, April 28, 2003, at his home.
Born June 29, 1956, in Harrisburg, he was the son of Clifford and Louise Myers Phillips. On Aug. 23, 1980, he married Kathleen "Kathy" Muldoon at Olathe, she survives at home.
He was a loving father and husband and will be sorely missed by his family and friends.
In addition to his parents and wife, also surviving are: three children, Juliana, Laura and Shane Phillips, all at home; paternal grandmother, Irene Erhard at Ohesson Manor, Lewistown; two brothers, Ralph H. Phillips, Colorado Springs, CO, and David R. Phillips, Warner Robins, GA; a sister, Cynthia J. Lane, Colorado Springs, CO; and an uncle, Richard Erhard of Yeagertown.
Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10 a.m. Friday, May 2, 2003, at the St. Francis de Sales Church with Rev. Michael Stubbs officiating. Interment was in Leavenworth National Cemetery.
The Davis Funeral Chapel, Leavenworth, KS, was in charge of the arrangements.
Ruth V. Phillips
MCALISTERVILLE - Ruth V. Phillips, 92, of the Zendt Home, Richfield, formerly of RR1 McAlisterville, died at 8 a.m. Wednesday, March 26, 2003, at Lewistown Hospital.
Born July 19, 1910, in Fayette Twp., Juniata County, she was a daughter of the late Jonas D. and Edna (Dunn) Varner. Her husband, Lester F. Phillips, preceded her in death June 6, 1998.
Surviving are: four children, Richard E. Phillips, RR1 Mifflintown, Mrs. Andrew (Dora) Bowersox and Mark W. Phillips, both of RR2 McAlisterville, and Edna M. Wisehaupt, HC-67, Mifflin; seven brothers and sisters, Roy Varner, Raymond Varner, Jimmy Varner, Stanley Varner, Ira Varner, Grace Hepner, and Mrs. Lewis (Betty) Colyer, all of RR2 McAlisterville; 13 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, and 8 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Lee Varner and Adam Varner, and two sisters, Pauline Amey and Freda Rauch.
She was a member of St. John's United Methodist Church, RR1 McAlisterville.
She was a homemaker. She enjoyed reading the Bible, crocheting and doing crossword puzzles.
Her funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday from the McAlisterville Chapel of Brown Funeral Homes, Inc., 16 Westfall St., McAlisterville, with Rev. Ronald E. Landis and Rev. Jerry R. O'Connell officiating. Interment will be in Goodwill Cemetery, RR1 McAlisterville.
Friends may call from 4-9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with the family present from 7-9 p.m.
Memorials may be sent to: American Cancer Society, 26 N. Brown St., Lewistown, PA 17044.