Obituaries

PRYOR

Richard W. Pryor

Richard W. Pryor, 68, of South Williamsport, died Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at his home. Born January 25, 1949, in Williamsport, he was a son of Richard L. and Martha A. (Earnest) Pryor. Richard was a 1967 graduate of Williamsport High School. He retired as an inspector from Textron-Lycoming ...

Funerals

BURK — Marcelyn S. Burk, city, 10 a.m. today, Knight-Confer Funeral Home, 1914 Memorial Ave., Williamsport. LEHMAN — Jeanne T. Lehman, formerly of city, 10 a.m. today, St. Ann’s Catholic Church, 1220 Northway Road, Loyalsock. ROBENOLT — Elmarjory “Marge” L. Robenolt, of ...

R. David Frey

R. David Frey

R. David “Dave” Frey passed away peacefully at the Gatehouse on May 27, 2017, at the age of 102. Dave was born on Feb. 15, 1915, in Muncy. He was the son of the late Charles A. Frey and Louise Kilgus Frey. He graduated from the former Hepburnville High School in 1933 where he excelled on ...

Martha Lois Martz

Martha Lois (Hoffman) Martz, 98, of Williamsport, died Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at the Williamsport Home, where she had resided for several years. Born Aug. 25, 1918, in Bloserville, Cumberland County, she was one of seven children of the late Rev. Benjamin Griffin and Eva Imogene “Jean” ...

John W. Sponhouse

John Sponhouse passed away May 27, 2017, at home in Fayetteville, N.C., from cancer. He was the son of Joanna Merrick and the late Joseph T. Sponhouse Sr. Surviving are his mother and a sister, JoAnna Mary (Dick) Poust; his sons who were adopted out and grandchildren; and his lifelong ...

Barbara ‘Barbie’ J. Hall

Barbara ‘Barbie’ J. Hall

Barbara J. Hall, 87, of Montoursville, went to be with the Lord on May 25, 2017, at the Valley View Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Born Aug. 1, 1929, in Jersey Shore, she was a daughter of the late Ida G. (Laffin) Jewell and Wells H. Jewell, Jersey Shore. On Aug. 7, 1970, she married the ...

VETERAN

Michael ‘Midnite’ Lee Tobias

Michael Lee Tobias, 65, of Williamsport, passed away on Jan. 13, 2017, at the Williamsport Hospital following a lengthy and courageous battle with lung cancer. Born July 27, 1951, In Jersey Shore, he was the son of the late Barbara J. (Jewell) Hall, of Montoursville, and the late Harold ...

Perrietta E. Davis

Perrietta E. (Johns) Davis, of Westfield, passed away on Sunday, May 28, 2017 at the Sweden Valley Manor in Coudersport. Life Celebration noon to 1 p.m. Friday, June 2, 2017, at Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, 139 Main St., Wellsboro; services at 1 p.m. Burial in Middlebury Union ...

Pastor Robert E. Berger

Pastor Robert E. Berger

Pastor Robert E. Berger, 87, of Wolf Township, died Monday, May 29, 2017, at home. His wife of 56 years, Eileen Mae (Berger) Berger, preceded him in death on Oct. 21, 2011. Born Aug. 11, 1929, in Muncy, he is the son of the late Charles and Martha (Harpster) Berger. Robert was a graduate of ...

Harold Wenner

Harold Wenner

Mr. Harold Wenner, 73, longtime resident of Bastress, died Monday, May 29, 2017, at his home. He was born May 9, 1944, at Williamsport, the son of the late Carl J. and Frances I. Nau Wenner. Harold was a member of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church at ...

Ward B. Carson

Ward B. Carson, 86, of Pine Creek, passed away Saturday, May 27, 2017, at the Geisinger Medical Center. Ward was born Nov. 7, 1930, at Pine Creek, a son of Orville and Jeanette (Graham) Carson. He was married to the former Roma H. Bartges Feb. 20, 1949, and she passed away Feb. 17, 2005. ...

Bess D. Baker

Bess D. Baker, 97, of Montoursville passed away, Thursday, May 25, 2017, at the Williamsport Hospital. She was born in Harrisburg, July 25, 1919, the daughter of Louis and Nettie (Skolnick) Sacks. Bess was a homemaker her entire life. Her survivors include one son, Richard Baker, of Leesburg, ...

Funerals

GILBERT — Sandra L. Gilbert, Montoursville, 11 a.m. today, Faith United Methodist Church, 700 Fairview Drive, Montoursville. Visitation from 10-11 a.m. KOCH — Eric D. Koch Sr., Milton, noon today, Brooks Funeral Home, 124 Main St., Watsontown. Visitation 11 a.m. to noon. LINDIE — ...

Lucile E. Yon

Lucile E. Yon

Lucile E Yon, 101, of 1900 Ravine Road, Williamsport, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 27, 2017, just 20 days after her beloved husband John died. They would have celebrated their 80th wedding anniversary on May 29, 2017. Born in Bradford, she was the daughter of Michael and Mary ...

Elmarjory ‘Marge’ L. Robenolt

Elmarjory ‘Marge’ L. Robenolt

Elmarjory “Marge” L. Robenolt, 95, of Sarah Todd Memorial Home, Carlisle, formerly of New Cumberland died Friday, May 26, 2017, at the home. She was a member of Fishing Creek Salem United Methodist Church, Etters, where she was involved in many activities through the years. She was a ...

Eric D. Koch Sr.

Eric D. Koch Sr.

Eric D. Koch Sr., 63, Milton, passed away Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at his home. Born July 3, 1953, in Muncy, he was the son of the late Dison and Hazel (Dewald) Koch. On November 13, 1976, he married the former Shirley I. Straub and they celebrated 40 years of marriage until her death ...

Nancy Jane Wilson Baker

A Daughters of the American Revolution Grave Marking Ceremony will be held for Nancy J. Baker who passed away on February 13, 2017, in Paoli. She was previously a resident of Montoursville. Nancy was an active member of the Lycoming Chapter DAR since April 19, 1993. Friends, Family, and ...

Richard V. Wakley

Richard V. Wakley, 87, formerly of Elkland, passed away May 28, 2017. Friends are invited to call at the Kenyon Funeral Home, Elkland, Wednesday, noon to 2 p.m., where funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. Burial in Nelson Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Elkland Moose. ...

Jeanne M. Bowen

Jeanne M. Bowen, 84, of Wellsboro, died Sunday, May 28, 2017. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 4, 2017, at the Wellsboro Baptist Church, 25 Central Ave., Wellsboro, with visitation from 2-3 p.m. Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory Inc., is assisting the family. ...

Luva Mae Bacon McCaslin

Luva Mae Bacon McCaslin, 84, of Westfield, passed away May 26, 2017. Friends are invited to call at the Kenyon Funeral Home, Westfield, Wednesday, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. kenyonfuneralhome.com