Obituaries

Albert M. Thurston

Albert “Abe” M. Thurston, 87, passed away June 26, 2017. Friends are invited to call at the Kenyon Funeral Home, Elkland, Thursday, 1-2 p.m. where funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. Burial in Riverside Cemetery, Knoxville. kenyonfuneralhome.com.

Betty A. Anderson

Betty A. Anderson, 94, of Williamsport, Pa., died peacefully at the Williamsport Home on Monday June 26, 2017. She was born in Williamsport on August 30, 1922, the daughter of G. Merrill and Ann C. Kiessling Anderson. Betty was a longtime parishioner at St Boniface Catholic Church in ...

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Dr. Richard N. Landis

Dr. Richard N. Landis, 73, of Williamsport, died Saturday, June 24, 2017, peacefully at his home. Born Nov. 30, 1943, in Elroy, he was a son of Jacob and Lillie (Nyce) Landis. Dr. Landis was a 1961 graduate of Souderton High School, received his Bachelor of Science from Ursinus College in ...

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George Lawrence Freeze Jr.

George Lawrence Freeze Jr., 71, of Williamsport, passed away Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at Rose View Center. Born July 11, 1945, in Lock Haven, he was a son of the late George Lawrence Freeze, Sr. and Phyllis Hope (Frantz) Freeze. He was a 1963 graduate of Loyalsock High School. Following ...

Funerals

YOUNG — James C. Young, McEwensville, 2 p.m. today, Shaw Funeral Home, 400 N. Front St., Milton. Visitation from 1-2 p.m. DAVENPORT — Eugene H. Davenport, city, 6:30 p.m. tonight, Agape Fellowship Church, 485 E. Third St., Williamsport. Visitation from 6-6:30 p.m. ECK — Raymond A. ...

Samuel J. Wertz Sr.

Samuel J. Wertz Sr.

Samuel J. Wertz Sr., 59, of Jersey Shore, formerly of Gilbert, Ariz., passed away Sunday, June 25, 2017, at his home. He was born Nov. 17, 1957, in Montgomery. Sam served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, and dedicated the last year of his life to ...

John E. Gromley Jr.

John E. Gromley Jr.

John E. Gromley Jr., 71, of Rauchtown, passed away Saturday, June 24, 2017, at his home. Born Nov. 20, 1945, in Jersey Shore, he was the son to the late John E. Gromley Sr. and the former Rebecca E. Rainey. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Rebecca R. ...

Joan D. McClintock

Joan D. McClintock, 82, of Hughesville, died Monday, June 26, 2017, at her home. Born June 4, 1935, in Berwick, she was a daughter of the late Dayl and Ruth (Graham) Dockey. She married the late Ned D. McClintock, who preceded her in death on July 10, 2016. Joan enjoyed knitting ...

George H. Sawyer Jr.

George H. Sawyer Jr., 88, passed away Tuesday, June 20, 2017. In keeping with the families wishes, there will be no services. Arrangements entrusted to Frederick B. Welker Funeral Home, Jersey Shore. www.WelkerFuneralHome.com

Carl E. Fry

Carl E. Fry, 85, of 1445 Sycamore Road, Montoursville, died peacefully Thursday, June 22, 2017, at AristaCare Health Services. Carl was born in Hughesville on June 1, 1932. He was the son of William Eugene and Pauline Fry. He was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. He was ...

James C. Young

James C. Young

James C. Young, 85, of McEwensville, passed away on Saturday, Jun 24, 2017, at his home. Born in Allenwood on July 7, 1931, he was the son of the late James and Irene Brown Jamison Young. He was married to the former Evelyn Snyder until her death in 1998 and the former Carol “Cookie” ...

Mary E. Maciejewski

Mary E. Maciejewski

Mary E. Maciejewski, 88, of Hughesville, died Saturday, June 24, 2017, at AristaCare-Loyalsock. Mary, was the wife of Kenneth R. Maciejewski, who passed away May 16, 2017. They were married for 65 years. Born Feb. 17, 1929, in Muncy, she is the daughter of the late Elmer and Elsie Barbour. ...

Anne Schanbacher Lodge

Anne (Schanbacher) Lodge of Grover passed away Sunday the 25th at Towanda Skilled Nursing Unit. She was 82, and widow of John Lodge. Viewing 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Morse & Kleese, 94 N. Center St. Canton. Service Thursday 11 a.m. at St. John’s Church, ...

Christopher W. Ireland

Christopher W. Ireland, 48, of Avis, passed away Sunday morning, June 25, 2017, at his home surrounded by his family. Born Oct. 24, 1968, in Williamsport, he was a son to the late Clarence and Diana (Nixon) Ireland. Chris was an avid Nebraska Cornhuskers fan. He also enjoyed target ...

Eugene H. Davenport

Eugene H. Davenport

Eugene H. Davenport, 84, of Williamsport, went home to be with the Lord Sunday June 25, 2017, at Rose View Center. Born May 6, 1933, in Williamsport, he was a son of Daniel and Mildred (Giberson) Davenport, and had two siblings Daniel and Ruth. He was preceded in death by his first wife ...

Laura R. Neitz

Laura R. Neitz

Laura R. Neitz, 91, formerly of Muncy, died Monday, June 26, 2017, at ManorCare North, Williamsport. Born Nov. 15, 1925, in Muncy, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Anna (Lachance) Riley. She and her husband, Lester M. Neitz, celebrated 66 years of marriage before his death May 5, ...

Harold L. ‘Sparky’ Long

Harold L. ‘Sparky’ Long

Harold L. “Sparky” Long, 67, of Williamsport, passed away June 24, 2017, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. Born Aug. 26, 1949, in Williamsport, he was a son of the late Orville F. Long and Valaria V. (Federowicz) Long, of Williamsport. Harold was a graduate of Williamsport High ...

Cynthia Ann Stonerook

Cynthia Ann Stonerook

Cynthia Ann Stonerook, 70, of Jersey Shore, died Monday morning June 26, 2017, at the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. Born April 12, 1947 in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, she was the daughter of Spencer H. Layne and the former Jean B. Wright. She was a graduate of the Lock Haven High School ...

Funerals

MILLER — Robert J. Miller, Nippenose Valley Village, 11:30 a.m. today, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 5973 Jack’s Hollow Road. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m at Rearick-Carpenter’s, 1002 Allegheny St., Jersey Shore. MORGAN — Glen Morgan, 1 p.m. today, Pepper’s, 578 Springbrook ...

Patricia Ann ‘Tricia’ Shultz

Patricia Ann ‘Tricia’ Shultz

Patricia Ann “Tricia” Shultz, 49, of Muncy, was tragically killed in a car vehicle accident on Thursday, June 22, 2017, around 12:20 a.m., while on her way home from work, within one mile of home. She was rear-ended at a high rate of speed by a probable intoxicated driver. Born March ...