Obituaries

Roberta A. Nelcoski

Roberta A. Nelcoski, 73, of Mansfield, previously of Arnot, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, at her home. In keeping with Roberta’s wishes there will be no services. Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield. www.buckheitfandcrematory.com

Taylor L. Hague

Taylor L. Hague, 25, of Cogan Station, passed away Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, at his home. Born April 26, 1992, in Williamsport, he was a son of Stuart T. and Tina L. (Nichols) Hague, of Cogan Station. Taylor was a graduate of Williamsport Area High School and attended Lycoming College. ...

John M. Bonner

John Martin Bonner, 23, of Williamsport, passed away at home on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017. John was born in Chico, Calif., on Aug. 9, 1994, a son of Martin and Suzanne Neilsen Bonner. He was a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church, John was a graduate of South Williamsport High School and ...

Michael Patrick Ahearn

Michael Patrick Ahearn

Michael Patrick “Pat” Ahearn, 60, a resident of Montgomery, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, at his residence. Born in Coudersport, Potter County, on Jan. 12, 1957, he was the son of the late Michael L. Ahearn and Mary E. (Chalmers) Houtz. He and his wife, the former Cindy L. ...

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Alexander C. Cardennis

Alexander (Alex) Cole Cardennis, 25, of Williamsport, went to be with the Lord on Sept. 12, 2017. Alex was born on Nov. 19, 1991. Alex touched the lives of so many people, and deeply loved each person who was a part of his life. Alex was incredibly intelligent, selfless, loving, quick ...

Sandra J. Moyer

Sandra J. “Sandy” Moyer, 71, of Jersey Shore, passed away Wednesday evening, Sept. 13, 2017, at UPMC Susquehanna in Williamsport. A full obituary with service information will run in Saturday’s paper. Arrangements have been entrusted to Rearick Carpenter Funeral Home, Jersey Shore.

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Melissa Confer

Melissa “Rae” Confer, 74, of Muncy, died Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, at Williamsport Regional Medical Center. Born Feb. 13, 1943, in Davenport, Iowa, she was a daughter of the late LaVerne W. and Mable M. (Hoeper) Mayers. She married Charles H. “Chuck” Confer on May 27, 1962, at Rock ...

Ronald E. Nihart

Ronald E. Nihart, 64, husband of the late Susie (Runner) Nihart of 23 Northampton St., Lock Haven, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, at Lock Haven Hospital, Lock Haven. Born in Jersey Shore on Dec. 29, 1952, he was the son of the late Virginia C. Nihart. He was a fork lift operator at ...

Florence Ann Edmonds

On Sept. 12, 2017, Florence Ann Edmonds went through the open door into the everlasting arms of God, and it is well with her soul. Born April 1, 1934, she was the daughter of Elmer and Mildred Keller. If you would mention that she was an April Fool’s baby she would promptly state that it was ...

Titus C. Risser

Titus C. Risser, 84, of Ellisburg, Pa., died Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017. Friends may call at the Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Monday in the Ellisburg Union Wesleyan Church.

Kriket I. Keenum

Kriket “Kay” Ilse Keenum, 70, of Wellsboro, passed away on Sept. 11, 2017. Visitation will be held on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, from 7-8 p.m. at Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield. A memorial service will follow at 8 p.m. at the funeral ...

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Viola M. Thomke

Viola Mary Thomke departed from this world and entered the Heavenly Kingdom on Tuesday, September 12, after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s, at Manor Care South, Williamsport. Born Jan. 26, 1934, in Cebolla, New Mexico, she was the eldest daughter of the late Pauline D. and Otila S. ...

Richard A. Smith

Richard A. “Dick” Smith, 79, of Milton, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, at his home. Born April 23, 1938, in Montgomery, he was the son of the late Earl L. and Pearl (Ensor) Smith. On Jan. 24, 1996, he married the former Sylvia M. (McLaughlin) Hall and they have celebrated 21 years ...

Shirley A. Reeder

Shirley A. Reeder, 89, of Montoursville, passed away, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, at Valley View Rehab and Nursing Center. A full obituary will appear in the next edition. www.KnightConferFuneralHome.com

Funerals

SPOONER — Jeffrey Alan Spooner, 9:30 a.m. today, St. Ann Roman Catholic Church, 1220 Northway Road, Williamsport. RHOADS — Helen Bruder Rhoads, Montoursville, 10:30 a.m. today, Spitler Funeral Home, 733 Broad St., Montoursville. Visitation from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. BOBB — Lorraine P. ...

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Gertrude E. Heller

Gertrude E. Heller, 103, formerly of Farragut, passed away Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, at the home of her daughter in Felton, Pa. She was born August 25, 1914, in Farragut, a daughter of Abraham and Lavina Hall Pittinger. Gertrude worked at the Montoursville Middle School, and was a member of ...

Charlotte T. Person

Charlotte T. “Honey” Person, 98, of 139 Lincoln Ave., Williamsport, died on Sept. 12, 2017, at The Gatehouse in Williamsport. Honey was born on April 18, 1919, in Williamsport, daughter of the late John J. and Estelle (Carson) Tepel. On Feb. 1, 1947, she was united in marriage to John E. ...

Lucille Romano

Lucille Romano, 70, of Williamsport, died Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, at the Gatehouse of Divine Providence Hospital. Born Nov. 14, 1946, in Williamsport, she was a daughter of Kenneth A. and Genevieve R. (Baggot) Fitzsimmons. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her ...

Sandra M. Harris

Sandra M. Harris, 70, of Williamsport, passed away Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, at AristaCare at Loyalsock. She was born Feb. 25, 1947, in Williamsport, a daughter of Harry, Jr. and Margaret Engel Graff. Sandy was a graduate of Williamsport High School. She retired from Brodart, and as a child ...

Lorraine P. Bobb

Lorraine P. Bobb, 86, of Lock Haven, died Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, at UPMC Susquehanna. Born Jan. 16, 1931, in Lansdale, she was a daughter of the late Ernest S. and Sarah R. (Zettlemoyer) Kriebel. She married the late Frank W. Bobb, who preceded her in death on September 27, ...