Arlene H. Little, Ph.D.

Arlene H. Little, Ph.D., 85, of Penacook, N.H., died Jan. 2, 2018 in Concord, N.H.

She was born in Williamsport on March 31, 1932, a daughter of Charles G. and Frances E. (Lorsong) Haas.

Arlene had been a professor at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, retiring in 2002.

Surviving are her son, Thomas and his wife Aina Little, of Indianapolis, Ind.; three grandchildren; and a sister, Rita Johnston and sister-in-law, Jean Haas, both of Williamsport.

She was preceded in death by her brother Bernard Haas and sister Ruthie Franquet.

A graveside service will be held at Resurrection Cemetery in Montoursville on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, at 11 a.m. with Msgr. Stephen D. McGough, pastor of St. Boniface Church, officiating.