Obituaries

Gloria M. Lechler

Gloria M. Lechler, 93, of Williamsport, passed away Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, at Rose View Center. She was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, William E. Lechler, on June 15, 1997. Born March 12, 1923, in Williamsport, she was a daughter of the late Carl and Evelyn Santschi. Gloria ...

Patsy A. Huggler

Patsy A. Huggler, 56, of Watsontown, formerly of Galeton, passed away on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at her home surrounded by her family. Born Sept. 25, 1960, in Williamsport, she was a daughter of the late Gary and Barbara (Hill) Huggler Sr. Patsy worked in the food industry for most of her ...

Michael C. Hotelling

Michael C. Hotelling, 63, of Lawrenceville, died Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at Corning Hospital. He celebrated 37 years of marriage to Anneliese (Losinger) Hotelling. Visitation 5-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, at Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield; 7 p.m. memorial ...

Regina Ann Williamee

Regina Ann Williamee, 66, of Mansfield, died on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. Visitation 1-2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., Wellsboro, with services at 2:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Animal Care Sanctuary, 11765 Rt. 6, ...

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Merle D. Fice

Merle D. “Spike” Fice, 83, of Wellsboro, passed away at his residence on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. He was a Navy veteran, having served during the Korean War. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, at First Presbyterian Church of Wellsboro. Visitation 10-11 a.m. ...

George L. Bronson

George L. Bronson, 94, of Wellsboro, died Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro. In keeping with his wishes, there will be no services. Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, is assisting the family. ...

Ralph G. Brown

Ralph G. Brown, 90, of Wellsboro, died on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 20, 2017 at the Wellsboro Cemetery with Rev. Darwin “Tink” Cranmer officiating. Arrangements are entrusted to the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., Wellsboro.

Funerals

GERG — Robert H. “Bob” Gerg II, Mansfield, 10 a.m. today, Holy Child Catholic Church, Mansfield. Visitation 1-3 p.m. today, Buckheit’s, 637 S. Main St., Mansfield. ALEXANDER — Terry L. Alexander, Elimsport, 10:30 a.m. today, Knight-Confer’s, 1914 Memorial Ave. BUMP — George ...

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Tammy L. Reigh

Tammy L. Reigh, 58, of Sabinsville, died Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. She was born June 29, 1958, in Wellsboro. On Nov. 18, 2006, in Elkland, she married Randall T. Reigh, who survives. A 1975 graduate of Cowanesque Valley High School, she earned a bachelor’s degree in education from ...

Funerals

ALBERT — Jean M. (Wheaton) Albert, Wellsboro, 2 p.m. today, Carleton’s, Wellsboro. Visitation 1-2 p.m. SHERWOOD — Carroll B. Sherwood, Ulysses, visitation 2-5 p.m. today, Olney’s, Ulysses. ZIMMERMAN — Dolores “DJ” Zimmerman, Hughesville, 2 p.m. today, McCarty-Thomas’, 557 E. ...

Bessie Arlene Hurley

Bessie Arlene Hurley

Bessie Arlene Hurley, 91, of Montoursville, passed away Thursday, February 16, 2017 at Valley View Rehab and Nursing Center where she received hospice care in conjunction with UPMC Susquehanna Health. She was born February 13, 1926 in Nordmont, PA, a daughter of Charles and Helen Edgar ...

Jean Mae Spicer

Jean Mae Spicer, age 80, of Westfield, passed away on Feb. 14, 2017, at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre. Family will receive friends from 4-5 p.m. Feb. 23 at the Kenyon Funeral Home, 222 W. Main St., Westfield, with a memorial service following at 5 p.m. To send an online condolence, visit ...

Lana L. Bennett

Lana L. Bennett, 74, of Wellsboro, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. Family and friends are invited from 6-8 p.m. Feb. 17 at Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, 139 Main St., Wellsboro. Funeral mass will be 10 a.m. Feb. 18 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church. Burial in Wellsboro ...

Deborah A. Lanasa

Deborah A. Lanasa

Deborah A. Lanasa, of Lexington, Ky., passed away peacefully at home on Dec. 31, 2016. She was born Dec. 17, 1950, the daughter of the late Elwood H. Lusk and Esther (Campbell) Lusk. She graduated from Williamsport High School, Class of 1967. She worked at Frito Lay as a dispatcher until ...

Juanita L. Jolin

Juanita L. Jolin

Juanita L. Jolin, 73, of Eldred Township, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center. She was born Aug. 24, 1943, in Norwich, N.Y., a daughter of the late John and Dorotha Clapper Anstadt. Juanita enjoyed family functions, cooking, cleaning, writing ...

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James M. Stepp

James M. Stepp, 69, of Williamsport, passed away, Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, at ManorCare South in Williamsport. He was born May 14, 1947, in Williamsport, the son of Mearle and Audrey (Smith) Stepp. James married Suzanne E. (O’Connor), Feb. 4, 1989, and they shared 28 blessed years ...

Carroll B. Sherwood

Carroll B. Sherwood, 54, of Ulysses, died Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. Friends may call at Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, on Sunday, Feb. 19 from 2-5 p.m. Condolences may be expressed at www.olneyfuneralhome.com.

Robert H. ‘Bob’ Gerg II

Robert H. “Bob” Gerg II, age 70, of Mansfield, died on Feb. 15, 2017. Visitation 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19 at Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10 a.m. Feb. 20 at Holy Child Catholic Church, Mansfield. ...

Joseph A. ‘Joe’ Harding

Joseph A. ‘Joe’ Harding

Joseph A. “Joe” Harding, 53, of 210 Katie Lane, Montoursville, died Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, at his home. Born June 17, 1963, in Brockton, Mass., he was a son of Anthony W. and Carol Marie (Howe) Harding, of Montoursville. Joe was a 1982 graduate of Neshaminy Maple Point High School ...

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Dolores ‘DJ’ Zimmerman

Dolores “DJ” Zimmerman, 83, of Hughesville, died Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, at Grandview Health Home, in Danville. Born Nov. 30, 1933, in Yakima, Wash., she was a daughter of the late Clifford and Nina (Hatfield) Cheney. Her husband of 58 years, the late William H. Zimmerman, preceded her ...