Melissa M. Guinter

Melissa M. Guinter, 51, of 3545 Oberlin Ave., Cogan Station, died Friday, Dec. 22, 2017, at the Gatehouse at Divine Providence Hospital.

She was born in Williamsport, the daughter of Charles and Mary Ann Taylor Laudenslager. She was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Parish. A housewife, one of her greatest joys were her children, grandchildren nieces and nephews.

Surviving besides her father, Charles, of this city, is her husband, Jack L. Guinter and children, Brooke Smith and Taylor Guinter, both of Williamsport. Her grandchildren Khairiya and Talya also survive her as well as many nieces and nephews. She is survived by two brothers and two sisters Terry Laudenslager, Karen Engel and Susan Larson, all of Williamsport and Charles Laudenslager, of Philadelphia.

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday morning at 11 a.m. at the Crouse Funeral Home, 133 E. Third St., Williamsport, with the Rev. John J. Victoria pastor of St. Ann’s Catholic Church officiating. Friends may call on Tuesday morning at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until the time of services at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Wildwood Cemetery and in lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to The Gatehouse c/o Susquehanna Health Foundation, 1001 Grampian Blvd., Williamsport.