Obituaries

John H. Breining Jr.

John H. Breining Jr., 70, of Stroudsburg, passed away Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Lehigh Valley Hospital-Pocono. John was born in Williamsport to the late John H. and Irene J. (Sherwood) Breining Sr. John had lived in the Stroudsburg area for the past 42 years and prior to that resided in ...

Mary Jo Reed

Mary Jo Reed, 87, formerly of Hughesville, died Saturday, April 21, 2018. Born August 9, 1930, in Muncy, she was a daughter of the late Harry W. and Bertha (Ritter) Harding. Her husband of 57 years, John L. Reed, preceded her in death on June 16, 2008. Mary Jo was a graduate of Hughesville ...

Marvin S. Driscoll

Marvin S. Driscoll, 92, of Canton, Pa., husband of Jule, died April 25, 2018. Calling hours are 6–7:30 p.m. Friday, at Pepper’s in Canton and 10–11 a.m. Saturday, April 28, at the Millview Wesleyan Church, services to follow. Share condolences at www.pepperfuneralhomes.com.

Peter Dieterich

Peter Dieterich, of Elkland, passed away April 24, 2018. He was born Oct. 23, 1943, in Karlsruhe, Germany. He graduated from Williamsport High School in 1962 and received an architectural degree from Williamsport Area Community College in 1965. He is survived by his companion of 35 years, ...

Funerals

BAUMER — Kenneth L. Baumer Jr., Hughesville, 10 a.m. today, Brooks Funeral Home, 124 Main St., Watsontown. SHAFER — Donald Lee Shafer, Fernandina Beach, Fla., 10 a.m. today, Memorial United Methodist Church, Fernandina Beach, Fla. CASANTINI — Catherine B. Casantini, Palmyra, formerly ...

Clifton ‘Tracy’ Hanes

Clifton “Tracy” Hanes, 56, of Meadville, passed away Sunday, April 22, 2018. Tracy was born in Meadville, at the former Spencer Hospital, on May 28, 1961, a son of Joseph Terry and Jeanne (Thompson) Hanes. Tracy had been employed as an electrician by Hayden Electric in Hazleton. He was ...

Denis Lee Manotti

Denis Lee Manotti, 59, of Montoursville, entered into rest at 12:37 p.m., Sunday, April 22, 2018, at UPMC Susquehanna, Williamsport. He was born March 20, 1959, in Lewisburg, a son of Phebe (Grand) Manotti of Mifflinburg, and the late Robert L. Manotti Sr. On Nov. 3, 1990, in Lock Haven, he ...

Edna M. Hanrahan

Edna Mary Hanrahan, 98, formerly of Hanover and most recently of Montoursville, died Monday, April 23, 2018, at her home. Born August 12, 1919, in Lancaster, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Charlotte (Stapf) Dyer. She married Samuel George Hanrahan, and together they celebrated 43 ...

Ila Y. Welker

Ila Y. Welker, 76, of Williamsport, died early Tuesday morning, April 24, 2018, at UPMC Williamsport. Born Feb. 2, 1942, in Albany, New York, she was the daughter of Gladwin Yenner and the former Mary Warfield. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth E. Welker Sr. on Dec. 6, 2009. ...

Howard L. Reese

Howard L. Reese, 86, of Lock Haven, died Saturday, April 21, 2018, at the Gatehouse. He was born Sept. 12, 1931, in Kettle Creek, Pa. During the Korean War he honorably served his country in the U.S. Army. Howard is survived by 3 daughters, Sandra L. (Alvin) Duck, of Lock Haven, Susan K. ...

Ida L. Kibler

Ida (Allen) Kibler passed away recently in Gainsville, Florida. She had been a former resident of Williamsport and Trout Run for many years. Born Jan. 29, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Oscar and Hattie Allen. She is survived by two sons and 3 daughters. Also surviving are ...

Shirley Ann Wright

Shirley Ann Wright, 82, of Jersey Shore, passed away early Sunday morning, April 22, 2018, at ManorCare in Jersey Shore. She was born in Williamsport on July 23, 1935, a daughter of Reuben and Ruby Loucks Hillyard. She was married twice. Her first husband was William Levin and her second ...

Gloria E. Bush

Gloria E. (Demascio) Bush, 93, of Mansfield, Pa., died on Sunday, April 22, 2018. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, April 26, 2018, at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., Wellsboro, Pa., with Rev. Denis Crumb officiating. Interment will be in Floral Park Cemetery, Johnson City, ...

Samantha M. Stevens

Samantha M. Stevens, 38, of Williamsport, died Saturday, April 21, 2018, at her home. Funeral services will be private. Online tribute at www.SandersMortuary.com.

Dolores Drick Kepler

Dolores “Dee” Drick Kepler, 86, of Pennsdale, died Monday, April 23, 2018, at her home. Services will be held privately at the convenience of the family. A full obituary is available at www.grenoblefuneralhome.com.

James H. Snyder

James H. “Jim” Snyder, 74, of Genesee, Pa., died Thursday, April 19, 2018. Friends may call at the Olney Funeral Home, Ulysses, Pa., on Sunday from 6-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Monday in the Solid Rock Bible Church, Hickox, Pa.

Jeffrey A. Pompeo-Mayo

Jeffrey Allen Pompeo-Mayo, 62, originally from South Williamsport, passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at his home in Wilmington, Delaware. His life was honored on Monday, April 16, at a memorial service at Grace United Methodist Church in Wilmington. Please visit spicer-mullikin.com ...

Funerals

PLOCINSKI — Dorothy Plocinski, Montoursville, 10 a.m. today, Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. LOWNES — Sandra F. Lownes, Oval, 10:30 a.m. today, Immaculate Conception Church, 5973 Jacks Hollow Road. QUIGLEY — Patricia A. Quigley, city, 11 a.m. today, Spitler Funeral Home, 733 ...

Mary Lou Kendrick Doebler

Mary Lou Kendrick Doebler, 86, of Montoursville, passed away Sunday, April 22, 2018, at her home. She was born Jan. 16, 1932, in Wellsboro, the daughter of the late Leonard and Ruth Rexford Reese. She was a member of the Community Baptist Church. She was predeceased by her first ...

Garrett B. Smith

Garrett B. Smith, 40, of Trout Run, passed away Saturday, April 21, 2018, at UMPC Susquehanna Williamsport Regional Medical Center following complications he suffered after falling off a roof while at work. He was born March 24, 1978, in Williamsport, a son of Dannie and Norma Moon Smith. ...