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Obituaries

Diane L. Yaw

iane L. Yaw, 62, of Muncy, died peacefully Thursday, August 29, 2019, at The Gatehouse at Divine Providence Hospital. Born August 28, 1957, in Newfoundland, Canada, Diane was a daughter of the late Joseph Furtado and Iola (Thorne) Koch. Diane was a loving mother, sister and ...

Judith Glossner Gray

Judith Glossner Gray, 76, of Lock Haven, passed away Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019. Services will be at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are under the direction of the Yost-Gedon Funeral Home & Cremation Services, LLC, 121 W. Main St., Lock Haven. www.yost-gedonfuneralhome.com

Funerals

VAN BUSKIRK — John H. “Bussy” Van Buskirk Jr., Hughesville, 10 a.m. today, Pennsdale Trinity United Methodist Church, 658 Village Road, Pennsdale. MILLER — Richard L. “Rich” Miller, Watsontown, 10:30 a.m. today, Watsontown Alliance Church, 1165 Eighth Street Drive, ...

Barry L. ‘Bearcat’ Lewis

Barry L. “Bearcat” Lewis, 72, of Loyalsock Township, died Aug. 26, 2019, at his residence. He was born Nov. 24, 1949, in Williamsport, a son of the late Donald R. and Florence J. (Tronsue) Lewis. Barry retired from the Maintenance Department at Lycoming College and was a U.S. Army ...

Connie Rose Bower

Connie Rose Bower, 79, of Allenwood, passed away on Aug. 26, 2019, at home with her family by her side. She was born to Franklin and Viola (Dewald) Klinger on Sept. 14, 1939, in Bloomsburg. Connie was married for 60 years to the late Joseph Bower, whom she married on Aug. 9, 1956. She is ...

Erich E. Matz

Erich E. Matz, 53, of Williamsport, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019, at his residence. A full obituary announcing services will be published in a future edition. Arrangements are being handled by Maneval Allen Redmond Funeral Home, Williamsport.

Funerals

BENYO — Ramona J. Benyo, Unityville, 11 a.m. today, McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home, 557 E. Water St., Hughesville. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. MATTESON — Helen M. Matteson, Andrews Settlement, 11 a.m. today, Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses. Visitation from 9 to 11 ...

Mrs. Neva Beth Tobias Williams

Mrs. Neva Beth Tobias Williams, 99, of Skillman, N.J., died on Aug. 24, 2019. Born March 17, 1920, she was the daughter of Bertena Maguire and Lorenze R. Tobias. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Tena and Christopher Achen, of Princeton, N.J.; a sister, Roma Fern Cook, of ...

Ruth Smith

Ruth Smith, 80, of Blossburg, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019, in Wellsboro, following a brief illness. Ruth Ann was born March 4, 1939, near Roseville, to the late Kenneth and Viola (Ward) Williams. On Aug. 28, (the same day of her death) 1959, she married Donald F. Smith and ...

Ruth A. (Bierman) Steppe

Ruth A. (Bierman) Steppe, 70, of Jersey Shore, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019. In keeping with Ruth’s wishes, there will be no services. Arrangements are being handled by Rearick-Carpenter Funeral Home, Jersey Shore. www.rearickcarpenter.com.

Lois N. Young

A memorial service for Lois N. Young, who died Aug. 9, 2019, will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, at Trinity Episcopal Church, 844 W. Fourth St., Williamsport, with Rev. Kenneth Wagner-Pizza officiating. A reception will follow in the church hall. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be ...

Marian R. (Dudley) Sullivan

Marian R. (Dudley) Sullivan, 90, Wellsboro, died Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019. Visitation will be held Friday, Sept. 6, from 10 to 11 a.m., at Blossburg Seventh Day Adventist Church. A service will follow at 11 a.m. Arrangements are entrusted to Carleton Funeral Home, Wellsboro.

Gloria D. Hanley

Gloria D. Hanley, 86, of Berwick, died Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, at her home. Born May 9, 1933, in Berwick, she was the daughter of the late Orville Henry and Anna (Milheim) Weaver. Mrs. Hanley was employed as a seamstress in various sewing factories, including J.J. Newberry, Montgomery ...

Edna Y. Klinefelter

Edna Y. Klinefelter, 81, of Jersey Shore, died Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, at Susque-View Home in Lock Haven. Born July 16, 1938, in Lock Haven, she was the daughter of Russell Heverly and the former Frances McCloskey. Edna is survived by her loving husband, Neil I. Klinefelter; they were ...

Funerals

REIDY — Lawrence P. Reidy, city, 10 a.m. today, St. Joseph the Worker Parish, 702 W. Fourth St., Williamsport. Visitation from 9 to 9:45 a.m. DAY — Richard L. “Sonny” Day, Muncy, 11 a.m. today, Brooks Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 207 Broadway St., Turbotville. Visitation from ...

David N. Hinaman Sr.

David N. Hinaman Sr., 94, of Newville, formerly of Williamsport, died on Wednesday, Aug. 28, at the Green Ridge Village Retirement Center, Newville, with his loving family by his side. He was born in Mansfield, on Dec. 24, 1924, to the late Arthur W. and Mildred Remick Hinaman. David ...

Glenda L. Moore

Glenda L. Moore, 59, Morris Run, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019 at her home. In accordance with Glenda’s wishes, there will be no services. Memorial contributions may be made to Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA 16933 to help with ...

Patricia Ann (Griffin) Owlett

Patricia Ann (Griffin) Owlett, 88, of Middlebury Center, Monday, Aug. 27, 2019. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 2, at Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, Wellsboro. Her funeral service is 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, at Keeneyville United Methodist Church, Middlebury ...

Ramona J. Benyo

Ramona J. Benyo, 79, of Unityville, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, at her home. Ramona was born March 28, 1940, in Philadelphia, and was the daughter of the late Alexander and Joan L. (Weber) Villa. Ramona enjoyed quilting, crocheting, crafting, baking and listening to audiobooks. ...

Albert James ‘Jim’ Bachman

Albert James “Jim” Bachman, 81, of Muncy, died unexpectedly Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, at his home. Born Jan. 31, 1938, in Muncy, he was a son of the late Charles A. and Hazel (Philips) Bachman. On Dec. 8, 1956, he married the former Deanna M. Haas, who survives. Together they celebrated 62 ...