Obituaries

Funerals

EAKIN — David L. Eakin, Montgomery, 11 a.m. today, St. John’s Lutheran “Brick” Church, 196 Brick Church Road, Montgomery. Visitation from 9 to 11 a.m. HESS — Judith M. Hess, Canton, 11 a.m. today, North Street Community Church, Canton, PA. LUSCHYK — Altheda C. (Reademan) ...

William H. Murphy

William H. Murphy, Jr., 84, of Williamsport, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, at the Williamsport Home. William was the husband of the late Jacqueline A. Hassel Murphy, with whom he shared 48 years of marriage. William was born in Williamsport, on Feb. 8, 1934, and was the son of the ...

Adeline (Tomei) Nardi

Adeline (Tomei) Nardi, of Williamsport, passed away on Nov. 13, 2018, at Geisinger Hospice, in Danville. Born on Dec. 23, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Pacifico and Mary Lippoli Tomei. She was retired from Personal Appearance and was a longtime member of Mater Dolorosa ...

Paul F. ‘Slugger’ Bower

Paul F. “Slugger” Bower, 68, husband of Linda L. (Cohick) Bower, of 1654 McGill Hollow Rd., Linden, PA, went home to be with the Lord, on Nov. 13, 2018, following a brief stay at Hershey Medical Ctr., Hershey, Pa. Born on May 24, 1950, in Williamsport, he was the son of the late William ...

Carole L. Shaffer

Carole L. Shaffer, 73, of Jersey Shore, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, at her home. In keeping with her wishes, there will be no services. Arrangements entrusted to Frederick B. Welker Funeral Home, Jersey Shore. www.WelkerFuneralHome.com

Migrants fill Tijuana shelters, more on way to US border

TIJUANA, Mexico — Members of a migrant caravan started to meet some local resistance as they continued to arrive by the hundreds in the Mexican border city of Tijuana, where a group of residents clashed with migrants camped out by the U.S. border fence. About 100 migrants declined offers ...

Thomas N. ‘Jake’ Batchelor II

Thomas N. “Jake” Batchelor II, 76, of North Bend, Pa., died, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, at the Bucktail Medical Center, Renovo, Pa. Born in Pottstown, Pa., he was the son of the late Thomas N. and Hazel (Houser) Batchelor. He was a former resident of Spring City, Pa., before moving to North ...

C. Richard ‘Dick’ Pratt

C. Richard “Dick” Pratt, 86, of Troy, Pa. (husband of Joyce), died Nov. 13, 2018. Hours are 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, at Pepper’s, in Canton, service at 1 p.m. Memorials to Faith Baptist Church, c/o 2307 Southside Rd., Canton, PA 17724. Full obituary/condolences ...

Evelyn K. Matson

Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, Evelyn (Kilmer) Matson, of Canton, passed away at Bradford County Manor. She was 97. She was born July 27, 1921, in Ellenton. Calling hours Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Church of Christ, Canton, followed by a celebration of Evelyn’s life at 1 ...

Funerals

MURPHY — William H. Murphy, city, Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. today, St. Joseph the Worker Parish, 702 W. Fourth St., Williamsport. NOWAK — Richard C. Nowak, Mansfield, Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. today, Saint Mary’s Catholic Church, 138 Saint Mary’s St. Blossburg, ...

Duanne Harvey

Duanne Harvey, 82, of Williamsport, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, at The Gatehouse. He was the husband of Antoinette M. Manfre Harvey, with whom he shared 62 years of marriage. Duanne was a twin, born in Williamsport on December 28, 1935, and was the son of the late Arnold and Edith ...

William H. Murphy Jr.

William H. Murphy Jr., 84, of Williamsport, passed away on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, at the Williamsport Home. William was the husband of the late Jacqueline A. Hassel Murphy, with whom he shared 48 years of marriage. William was born in Williamsport, on Feb. 8, 1934, and was the son of ...

Mary Agnes June Lowe

Mary Agnes June Lowe, 89, of Moreland Township, died Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, at her home. Born June 28, 1929, in Davidson Township, Sullivan County, she was a daughter of the late Ralph Maurice and late Martha Ellen (Laird) Foust. Her husband of 59 years, Brady Harold Lowe, preceded her in ...

Susan M. Younes Kulp

Susan M. Younes Kulp, 58, of South Williamsport, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, following a courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Erie, on Oct. 20, 1960, a daughter of Joseph A. and Rose Miller Younes. Susan was a graduate of Williamsport High School. Surviving ...

Letha D. Wilson

Letha D. Wilson, 65, of Fairport, N.Y., died Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. Friends may call at Olney Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Ulysses, Pa., on Saturday, November 17, 2018, from 10 to 11 a.m., with a memorial service at 11 a.m.

Sidney C. Bigger

Sidney C. Bigger, 82, of Selinsgrove, died Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. A full obituary may be viewed at www.mccartythomas.com.

Funerals

HALL — Russell L. Hall, Loyalsock Township, 11 a.m. today, Spitler Funeral Home, 733 Broad St., Montoursville. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. BOWEN — James L. Bowen, Wellsboro, 2 p.m. today, Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, 139 Main St., Wellsboro. Visitation from 1 to 2 p.m. NOWAK — ...

Richard C. Nowak

Richard C. Nowak, 76, of Mansfield, Pa., passed away on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, at his home. He was born on January 5, 1942, in Blossburg, Pa., a son of Sylvester and Veronica (Swinsick) Nowak. Richard was the husband of Dianne (Owlett) Nowak. He was a U.S. Veteran having served in the ...

Thelma E. Vaughn

Thelma E. Vaughn, 88, formerly of Jersey Shore, and Nippenose Valley, passed away Sunday Nov. 11, 2018, at her residence in Williamsport. Thelma was born Oct. 25, 1930, in Jersey Shore, the daughter of Chester Fetterhoff, and the former Viola Parsons. She was preceded in death by her ...

Frederick M. Shane

Frederick M. Shane, 71, of Harrisburg, died Nov. 10, 2018, in White Haven. He retired from the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security. Surviving are his lifelong companion, Elaine Shurer; his son, Scott Shane, and companion, Bill Foreman; brothers Theodore, and Thomas; and a sister, Marion ...