Obituaries

Nancy Louise Clark

Nancy Louise Clark, 86, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, at AristaCare surrounded by her family. She was the wife of I. Bart Clark Jr., with whom she shared 63 years of marriage. Nancy was born on Feb. 28, 1933, in Shamokin, to the late Frank Yoder and Carrie ...

Funerals

DEMPSEY — William A. “Alec” Dempsey III, Hughesville, 2 p.m. today, McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home, 557 E. Water St., Hughesville. Visitation from noon to 2 p.m. ZWISLE — Mark Zwisle, 2 p.m. today, Chapel at Twin Hills Cemetery, Montoursville. SCHULTZ — Navin D. “Doug” Shultz, ...

Abigayle Nicole Bobinger

Abigayle Nicole Bobinger, 19, of Plunketts Creek Township, died in an automobile accident on Route 87 Highway, Sept. 8, 2019. She was born July 20, 2000, in Biloxi, Miss., a daughter of Mark Bobinger and Latisha N. LeBeau. Abigayle was a graduate of Harrison Central High School, in 2018, ...

Doris L. Rickert

Doris L. Rickert, 86, formerly of Watsontown, passed away peacefully in her sleep, Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, in East Petersburg, where she had been residing with her daughter, Sharon Schultz. Born April 5, 1933, in Anthony Township, Montour County, she was the daughter of the late Raymond ...

Marina Digenakis

Marina Digenakis, 37, of Muncy, passed away surrounded by her family Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, at UPMC Susquehanna, Williamsport. Born Sept. 2, 1982, in Athens, Greece, she was the oldest daughter of Kimon Digenakis and Carol Ann (Ulrich) Digenakis, who survive. Marina was a 2000 graduate ...

Victor R. D’Orazio

Victor R. D’Orazio, 98, of Olney, Md., passed away on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, in his home with family by his side. He was the husband of the late Debbie L. D’Orazio, who passed in July of 2018, and would have celebrated their 70th anniversary in August 2018. Born on Feb. 17, 1921, in ...

Frederick Nelson Cotner

Frederick Nelson Cotner, 88, of McEwensville, passed away Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019. Born Oct. 10, 1930, in Montour County, he was the son of the late Nelson and Rena (Crawford) Cotner. He graduated from the former Turbotville High School in 1948. He married his loving wife of nearly six ...

Funerals

SMITH — Joan I. Hawaka Smith, Muncy, 11 a.m. today, Clarkstown United Methodist Church, 3117 Clarkstown Road, Muncy. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. HUSS — Mildred “Mickey” B. Huss, South Williamsport, 2 p.m. today, Fairview Cemetery, Millheim. DEMPSEY — William A. “Alec” ...

Kenneth W. Crooks

Kenneth W. Crooks, of 19 Hugh’s Road, Trout Run, he was welcomed into the loving arms of his Lord Jesus Christ on Aug. 26, 2019, surrounded by family. Born on July 13, 1940, in Williamsport, he was the son to late Thomas W. Croooks and Mable V. Crooks (Hopkins). Kenneth was a Liberty ...

John H. Speaker

John H. Speaker, 77, of Williamsport passed away on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, at UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport Hospital. Born on July 18, 1942, in Shunk, he was the son of the late John (Jack) R. Speaker and Ruth E. (Shadduck) Cook. John was a Vietnam veteran serving in the U.S. Army from ...

Funerals

APPLEGATE — James Robert Applegate, Hughesville, 11 a.m. today, Hughesville Friends Church, 137 S. Third St., Hughesville. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. HAND — Sarah (Sally) Hand, Palmyra, formerly of Jersey Shore, 1 p.m. today, Yost-Gedon Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 121 W. ...

Navin D. ‘Doug’ Schultz

Navin D. “Doug” Schultz, 62, of Muncy, died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, at his home. Born Sept. 20, 1956, in Muncy Valley, he was a son of Patricia M. (Kilcoyne) Schultz and the late Harold E. Schultz. Doug loved his farm and dedicated his entire life to farming. Surviving, in addition to ...

Alexis Hamilton

Alexis (Smith) Hamilton, also known as “Ann” or “Cookie,” died Sept. 8, 2019. She was born Feb. 3, 1951, in Charleston, W.Va. Survived by her husband, Floyd; and children, Paul and Kellie. She leaves behind a legacy of family to include nieces and nephews whom she loved ...

Daniel Bruce Alberts

Daniel Bruce Alberts, 64, entered into eternal rest on Sept. 5, 2019, after a courageous battle against cancer. He retired from the Bureau of Land Management in the State of Utah, after many years of dedicated service. Dan loved nature and enjoyed spending quality time in the outdoors ...

Carol L. Welshans

Carol L. Welshans, 56, of Jersey Shore, passed away Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. Born Nov. 28, 1962, in Jersey Shore, she was a daughter to Paul L. Welshans and the former Sarah A. Wise. She was preceded in death by her father and a sister, Barbara J. ...

Mark Zwisle

Mark Zwisle passed away in his home in Howard, Pa., on Sunday, May 5, 2019, at the age of 58. There will be a memorial service for Mark at the chapel at Twin Hills Cemetery in Montoursville, on Thursday, Sept. 12 at 2 p.m. All are welcome to come and share.

Earnest H. Briggs Sr.

Earnest H. Briggs Sr., 85, of Lincolnton, N.C., died Friday, Sept. 6, 2019. Friends may call at Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, on Saturday, Sept. 14, from noon to 2 p.m., with funeral services at 2 p.m.

Charles E. ‘Chase’ Miller

Charles E. “Chase” Miller, 89, a resident of Jersey Shore, passed away Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, at Geisinger Jersey Shore Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. He was born Dec. 8, 1929, in Mill Hall, the son of the late Franklin T. Miller and the former Annie Phillips. In addition to ...

Elizabeth M. Milliron

Elizabeth M. Milliron, 94, of Muncy, died Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, at the Muncy Valley Hospital. Born Dec. 9, 1924, in Williamsport, she was a daughter of the late Mervin and Etta Hall. On May 19, 1962, she married Ralph C. Milliron, who survives. Elizabeth was a graduate of Muncy High ...

William A. ‘Alec’ Dempsey III

William A. “Alec” Dempsey III, 55, of Hughesville, died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, at his home. Born Oct. 11, 1963, in Scranton, he was a son of the late William A. II and Harriet A. (Stickler) Dempsey. He and his wife, the former June M. Potts, celebrated 15 years of marriage on Aug. 7, ...