Obituaries

Wilma Faye (Egbert) McCallus

Wilma Faye (Egbert) McCallus, a longtime resident of Williamsport and Falls Creek, 93, passed away on March 25, 2017, at Mckinley Health Center in Brookville. Born on June 14, 1923, (Flag Day) in Steubenville, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Leroy Rease and Faye Adda (Paulhamus) ...

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Elwin M. Butler

Elwin M. Butler, 69, of Tioga, passed away on Sunday, March 26, 2017, at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center. Elwin served in U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. Visitation noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, at the Kenyon Funeral Home, 214 W. Main St., Elkland, with services at 2 p.m. ...

Lloyd B. Fryer Sr.

Lloyd B. Fryer Sr.

Lloyd B. Fryer Sr., 89, of Jersey Shore, passed away Friday, March 24, 2017, at UPMC Susquehanna, Williamsport. Born June 13, 1927, in Jersey Shore, he was a son to the late Jacob Fryer and the former Vada Deim. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, the former ...

Patricia A. (McConnell) Fetterman

Patricia A. (McConnell) Fetterman, age 81, of Wellsboro, died on Saturday, March 25, 2017. She was born on March 2, 1936, in Wellsboro, a daughter of the late Earl W. and Estella McConnell. She was married to the late William T. Fetterman and had worked for many years at Dunham’s ...

Daniel L. Hess

Daniel L. Hess, 24, of Williamsport, died March 26, 2017, at home. Crouse Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Funerals

COOLEY — Brian D. Cooley, Grand Marais, visitation 10-11 a.m. today, Cornerstone Community Church, Grand Marais. KURTZ — Jeffrey L. “Jeff” Kurtz, city, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Knight-Confer’s, 1914 Memorial Ave. Visitation 9-10 a.m. HARRIS — Paul L. Harris, city, 10:30 a.m. ...

Historian, journalist and activist Roger Wilkins dies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Roger Wilkins, a historian, journalist and activist who held a key civil rights post in President Lyndon Johnson's administration and helped The Washington Post win a Pulitzer for its Watergate coverage, died Sunday, relatives said. He was 85. Wilkins, most recently a ...

Omar E. DeWald

Omar E. DeWald

Omar E. DeWald, 93, of Williamsport, died Thursday, March 23, 2017, at Geisinger Medical Center. Surviving is his wife Constance L. “Connie” (Kelchner) DeWald. Born Sept. 17, 1923, in Jersey Shore, he was a son of the late Omar E. DeWald and Ruth (Harris) DeWald Law. Omar was a ...

Jean E. Michaels

Jean E. Michaels

, 89, of Williamsport, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Friday, March 24, 2017, at AristaCare of Loyalsock. She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Kenneth H. Michaels, in 2007. Born July 9, 1927, in Williamsport, she was a daughter of John and Maria ...

Donald B. LeVan

Donald B. LeVan, 86, of Osceola, passed away March 24, 2017, at his home. Friends are invited to call 1-3 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at the Osceola United Methodist Church, Osceola, with a 3 p.m. memorial service. Memorials may be made to www.parkinson.org. www.kenyonfuneralhome.com

Virgil D. Mastracco

Virgil D. Mastracco, 83, of Williamsport, passed away Friday, March 24, 2017, at Rose View Center in Williamsport. Crouse Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Paul L. Harris

Paul L. Harris

Paul L. Harris, 81, of Williamsport, passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017, at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center. He was born Oct. 30, 1935 in Montoursville a son of Frank C. and Ethel M. Schuck Harris. Paul retired from the former Grit Publishing. He was a member of St. Paul United ...

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Robert Allen VanNoy

Robert Allen VanNoy, 75, of Mansfield, died March 24, 2017, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. He was born Jan. 30, 1942, in Canton, a son of Harold Bob and Madelyn Pat (Bellows) VanNoy. Bob is survived by his wife of 43 years, Janet (Mase) VanNoy. Bob was a graduate of Canton High ...

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Joseph M. Rdesinski Sr.

Joseph M. Rdesinski Sr., 69, of Jersey Shore, passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at his home. Born May 7, 1947, in Philadelphia, he was a son to the late Marion J. and Doris (Wikberg) Rdesinski. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Steven, and a brother, ...

Barbara E. Moore

Barbara E. Moore, 78, of Muncy-Exchange Road, Muncy, died Friday, March 24, 2017, at her home. Born April 6, 1938, in Williamsport, she was a daughter of the late Willard and Gloris (Gardner) Hill. Barbara and her husband, Frank D. Moore, were married 38 years before his death on April 17, ...

Karen A. Reid

Karen A. Reid, 83, of Jersey Shore, passed away Sunday, March 19, 2017, at ManorCare South in Williamsport. Born in Jersey Shore, Feb. 25, 1934, she was the daughter of the late William L. and Vivian R. (Clarke) Klinefelter Hunter. In 1960, Karen married William P. Reid, who passed away in ...

Donald W. Trowbridge

Donald W. Trowbridge, of Blossburg, passed away Friday, March 24, 2017. A full obituary with service information will be published in a future edition. Arrangements entrusted to Freeberg Funeral Home, Blossburg.

Barry Matthew

Barry Matthew, 60, of Canton, died unexpectedly March 23, 2017. Friends may call 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, at Pepper’s in Canton the funeral service will follow at 1 p.m. Burial in East Canton Cemetery. Family will provide flowers. Share condolences at www.pepperfuneralhomes.com.

Funerals

BACHMAN —Evelyn L. Bachman, Cogan Station, 11 a.m. today, Sanders, 821 Diamond St. Visitation 10-11 a.m. LINTON — Eugene “Sam” Taylor Linton, Wellsboro, 11 a.m. today, Tussey-Mosher’s, 139 Main St., Wellsboro. Visitation 10-11 a.m. ROLES — Robert L. “Pop” Roles Sr., ...

Thomas S. ‘Tom’ Pophal

Thomas S. “Tom” Pophal, 65, of Williamsport, died Wednesday, March 13, 2017, at his home. Born April 3, 1951, in Williamsport, he was a son of the late Dr. Mahlon J. and Dorothy L. (Barger) Pophal. Tom was a graduate of Williamsport Area High School and Williamsport Area Community ...