Obituaries

Richard C. Berkheimer Sr.

Richard C. Berkheimer Sr., 55, of Lower Saucon Twp., formerly of Muncy, died Thursday, July 20, 2017, at Lehigh Valley Hospital – Muhlenberg. He is the husband of Laurie (Patterson) and father of Richard C. Jr. Richard was born in Sunbury on March 18, 1962, to Charles and Idona (Thomas) of ...

Thomas C. Smith

Thomas C. “Charley” Smith, 66, of Houston Ave., Montgomery, passed away on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at ManorCare Health, Williamsport. Born March 26, 1951, in Bloomsburg, he was the son of the late Charles J. and Mary R. (Wallis) Smith. He was a 1968 graduate of Hughesville High ...

Mary Lou Shipman

Mary Lou (Hampton) Shipman, 75, of Wellsboro, died on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at the Green Home, Wellsboro. She was born on July 4, 1942, in Williamsport, a daughter of John H. and Ocie (Wilson) Hampton. She is survived by two sons and a daughter-in-law, Tim and Brenda Roan, of ...

Virginia L. Allen

Virginia L. Allen, 88, formerly of Westfield, passed away July 21, 2017. Friends are invited to call at the Kenyon Funeral Home, Westfield, Tuesday from noon to 2 p.m. where services will follow at 2 p.m. kenyonfuneralhome.com

Funerals

CARTY — William David Carty, Dalton, Mass., 10 a.m. today, St. Agnes Church. MILLER — Robert Lee Miller, Jersey Shore, 11 a.m. today, Trinity United Methodist Church, Jersey Shore. Visitation from 10-11 a.m. MAZZANTE — Joseph E. Mazzante, Montoursville, noon today, Our Lady of ...

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Mary Winters Phillips Acker

Mary (Polly) Winters Phillips Acker, or “Marmee” to her grandchildren, peacefully passed away on July 1, at her home in Stuart, Florida. Polly was born on April 21, 1931. She was raised in Williamsport, living there until she attended and graduated college at Duke University. At Duke, she ...

Miriam Rugaber Trowbridge

Born in Westfield, and a longtime resident of Mansfield, Miriam Rugaber Trowbridge passed away peacefully on Monday July 17, 2017, at the age of 81. She is preceded in death by her husband, William. She is survived by her brother, Robert J. Rugaber, of Butler; her three children, Paula, ...

Funerals

SWISHER — A. Jeanette Swisher, Mill Hall, 6-8 p.m. today, Yost-Gedon Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 121 W. Main St., Lock Haven. CARTY — William David Carty, Dalton, Mass., 10 a.m. Monday, St. Agnes Church. Visitation from 4-7 p.m. tonight, Dery-Foley Funeral Home, Dalton, ...

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William David Carty

William David Carty, 86, of Dalton, Mass., died Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at his home surrounded by his family. He joins his two sons the late David W. Carty and Peter J. Carty. He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Janet (Galvin); two daughters, Jean Stanford, of Pittsfield and ...

Alfred M. Smith Jr.

Alfred M. “Bowsey” Smith Jr., 78, of West Milton, passed away Thursday, July 20, 2017. A private graveside service will be held at Watsontown Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to Brooks Funeral Home & Cremation Svc PC, 124 Main St., Watsontown.

Carol A. Hurler

Carol A. Hurler, 75, formerly of Westfield, died Thursday, July 20, 2017. A memorial service will be announced by the Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses.

Funeral

ACKLEY — G. Roy Ackley, Westfield, 10 a.m. today, Ackley Cemetery, Sabinsville. OVERDORF — Paul I. Overdorf Sr., city, 10:30 a.m. today, Salvation Army, 457 Market St., Williamsport. RAFFERTY — Patrick James Rafferty, city, 11 a.m. today, St. Joseph the Worker Parish, 700 W. Fourth ...

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A. Jeanette Swisher

A. Jeanette Swisher, 91, of Kinley Hollow Road, Mill Hall, passed away July 19, 2017, at the Williamsport Regional Hospital. She was born Jan. 17, 1926, in Loganton (Mt. Zion), to David F. and Bertha Munro Bixel. Mrs. Swisher was a 1944 graduate of the Lock Haven High School and a 1947 ...

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Joseph E. Mazzante

Joseph E. Mazzante, 59, of Montoursville, died July 18, 2017, at UPMC Susquehanna surrounded by his loving family who never left his side. He was born April 28, 1958, in Williamsport, the son of the late Louis J. Jr. and Eleanor C. (Cillo) Mazzante. He was the owner of Mazzante Disposal, which ...

Shirley A. Kemp

Shirley A. Kemp, 70, of Elkland, passed away on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre. Private family services will be held at their convenience. Memorial donations may be made in Shirley’s honor to a charity of your choice. To send an online condolence ...

Alisha M. Christensen

Alisha M. Christensen, 24, of Elkland, passed away on Tuesday, July 18, 2017. Services will be private at the convenience of the family. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc, 637 S. Main St., Mansfield. www.buckheitfcandcrematory.com.

Funerals

HOUSEKNECHT — Brian L. Houseknecht, Millville, 10 a.m. today, Bunnell Funeral Home Inc. 179 E. Main St., Millville. FISCHLER — Audrey Ames Fischler, Wellsboro, 11 a.m. today, Shumway Hill Cemetery. WEINER — Walter A. Weiner, 12:30 p.m. today, Faith Lutheran Church, 71 W. First St., ...

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Robert A. Carothers

Robert A. Carothers, 87, formerly of Williamsport, went to be with the Lord Saturday, July 15, 2017, at Hospice of the Panhandle, Kearneysville, W. Va. Born Oct. 31, 1929, in Lock Haven, he was a son of the late LeRoy I. and Catherine E. Wetzel Carothers. Robert was a 1949 graduate of ...

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Evelyn K. McElwee

Evelyn K. (Bowman) McElwee, 66, of Coudersport, passed away Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at Cole Memorial Hospital with her husband by her side. Born Dec. 2, 1950, in Williamsport, she was the daughter of Robert T. and Eva P. (Runkle) Bowman Sr. She is survived by her husband of 39 years, Herbert ...

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Clifford J. ‘Sonny’ Edwards

Clifford J. Edwards, 81, of Henderson NV, passed away on Thursday, June 22, 2017. He was born on November 22, 1935, in Muncy, to the late Clifford W. and Ruth M. (Shnyder) Edwards. He was also predeceased by his sister Mary Lou (Edwards) Lunger in 2006. Clifford played baseball for the ...