Obituaries

Sterry J. Root

Sterry J. Root, 84, of Westfield, passed away Jan. 27, 2018. Memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, at the Brookfield United Methodist Church. Memorial donations may be made to the Brookfield United Methodist Church. Arrangements are in care of the Kenyon Funeral Home, ...

Thomas C. Portanova

Thomas C. Portanova, 60, of Williamsport, passed away unexpectedly Friday, Jan. 26, 2018. A full obituary will appear in tomorrow’s edition. Arrangements are entrusted to Sanders Mortuary. www.SandersMortuary.com

Marian Swanson

Marian “Mikki” Swanson, 95, of Sonestown, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, at the Gatehouse in Williamsport with her loving family at her side. Services will be private. Arrangements are under the direction of the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 206 Water St., ...

Paul E. Dexter

Paul E. Dexter, 59, of Elkland, passed away Jan. 26, 2018. Visitation 10-11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018 at the Kenyon Funeral Home, Elkland, with an 11 a.m. memorial service. Memorials may be made to your local SPCA. www.kenyonfuneralhome.com

Funerals

EDWARDS — Carolina F. Edwards, Avis, 10:30 a.m. today, Church of Saint Luke, 118 Kendall Ave., Jersey Shore. DODGE — Wesley S. Dodge, city, 11 a.m. today, Pine Street United Methodist Church, 441 Pine St. JOHNS — Ralph Johns, 11 a.m. today, Messiah Lutheran Church, 324 S. Howard St., ...

Patricia F. Helminiak

Better known as “Patty” Helminiak, 76, of Williamsport, passed away early the morning of Jan. 23, 2018. Patty was born in Bedford County on Sept. 30, 1941. She was a main cook for several years for various locations. She loved spending quality time with her cat, Rascal, that she dearly ...

Ralph Johns

A memorial service will be held for Ralph Johns at Messiah Lutheran Church, 324 S. Howard St., South Williamsport, on Jan. 29, 2018, at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, the family request any donations to be given to the church in Ralph Johns name. Submitted by family.

Funerals

CONRAD — Barbara Conrad, Canton, 2 p.m. today, Pepper’s Funeral Home, Canton. Visitation from noon to 2 p.m. BROWN — Kenneth R. Brown, Montoursville, 4 p.m. tonight, Knight-Confer Funeral Home, 1914 Memorial Ave. Visitation from 3 to 4 p.m. EDWARDS — Carolina F. Edwards, Avis, 10:30 ...

Phillip E. Good

Phillip Eugene Good, 56, of Antes Fort, passed away late evening on Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, at UPMC Williamsport Regional Medical Center, surrounded by friends and family. He was born on Jan. 3, 1962, the son of Charles and Delores (Guthrie) Good. Phillip was a 1979 graduate of Jersey Shore ...

Susan J. Miller

Susan J. (Fegley) Miller, 80, wife of Dean A. Miller Sr., of 2643 Rauchtown Road, Rauchtown, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, at Susque-View Home, Lock Haven. Born in Lock Haven on Dec. 21, 1937, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Trump) Fegley. Dean Sr. and Susan were ...

Theresa Kaelin

Theresa “TC” Kaelin, 52, of Williamsport, passed away Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, at UPMC — Susquehanna after a long and valiant fight with chronic health issues. Born on July 20, 1965, in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Charles A. Kaelin Jr. and Helen Maurer Kaelin ...

Norma L. Griess

Norma L. Griess, 87, of South Williamsport, passed away, Friday Jan. 26, 2018, at Muncy Valley Hospital Skilled Nursing Unit. Surviving is her husband of 68 years, William H. Griess. Born July 27, 1930, in Williamsport, she was a daughter of the late Raymond and Bernadine Keefer. Norma ...

David M. Umble

David M. Umble, 79, of Covington, Pa., died at his home surrounded by his loving family. David was born on Jan. 10, 1939, in Philadelphia, the son of David W. and Anna H. (McCarren) Umble. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. It was David’s request that there be no services. ...

Joseph V. Brown Jr.

Joseph V. Brown Jr., 70, of Blossburg, died Thursday, Jan. 25 at his home. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Vietnam War. It was Joseph’s request there be no service. The Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield is assisting the family. ...

Gwendolyn Phillips

Gwendolyn (Rodabaugh) Phillips, 91, of Wellsboro, passed away at Broad Acres Health and Rehab Center, on Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. Memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, at Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, 139 Main St., Wellsboro, with visitation from 1-2 ...

Ralph Johns

A memorial service will be held for Ralph Johns at Messiah Lutheran Church, 324 S. Howard St., South Williamsport, on Jan. 29, 2018, at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, the family request any donations to be given to the church in Ralph Johns name. Submitted by family.

Funerals

GLEYZE — Ronald David Gleyze, city, 10 a.m. today, Northway Community Church, Williamsport. . PSTRAK — Michael Pstrak, Montoursville, 10 a.m. today, Holy Cross Orthodox Church, 1725 Holy Cross Lane, Williamsport. BELAWSKI — Walter J. Belawski Sr., Blossburg, 11 a.m. today, Freeberg ...

Donnes J. Baker

Donnes J. Baker, 92, of Wellsboro, formerly of Rixford, Pa., passed away at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro, on Jan. 24, 2018. She was born on Oct. 1, 1925, in Waynesburg, Pa., daughter of Raymond and Bertha Wright. Donnes was wife of Donald F. Baker, who died on May 10, ...

Francis C. Anstadt Jr.

Francis C. “Charlie” Anstadt Jr., 72, of Hepburn Township, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, at UPMC Susquehanna, Williamsport Regional Medical Center. He was born March 7, 1945, in Muncy, a son of the late Francis C. and Isabel C. Edler Anstadt. Charlie worked as a Project Engineer at ...

Raymond O. Eck

Raymond O. “Ray” Eck, 94, of Williamsport, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, at the Williamsport Home. Surviving is his wife, June Lois (Hurko) Evans-Eck, with whom they would have celebrated 10 years of marriage on March 1. Born June 9, 1923, in Williamsport, he was a son of the ...