Obituaries

Mary A. Ambrose

Mary Alice (Fisher) Ambrose, of South Williamsport, passed away Oct. 7, 2017, at her residence. She was 45. A memorial service was held Sunday, November 12, at the Community Theater League in Williamsport.

Kimberly A. Miller Russell

Kimberly A. Miller Russell passed away August 9, 2017. She was the wife of Phillip Russell, of North Carolina and daughter of Shirley Miller, of Montoursville. Memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, at First Christian Church, 5329 Mall Drive, Montoursville. Luncheon will ...

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Janice M. McFadden

Janice Mary (Berry) McFadden passed away peacefully in the presence of her family on Nov. 11, 2017, at UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport. She was born in Williamsport on May 14, 1953, the youngest of three daughters to Vilma and Harry Berry. She was a 1971 Graduate of Williamsport High School ...

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Everard Funt

Everard Funt, 90, of Fairfield Township, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, at his residence. He was born Oct. 18, 1927, in Harrisburg, a son of George Henry and Sadie Hess Funt. Everard retried from the former Litton Industries where he served for many years. He was a member of the St. ...

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Robert Alan Shipe

Robert Alan Shipe, 70, of Turbotville, Pa., passed Monday Nov. 13, 2017, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. He was born August 26, 1947, in Sunbury, son of the late Robert Henry Shipe and Ethel (McHenry) Shipe. He was a 1966 graduate of Shikellamy High School where he was a member of ...

Mae Louise Coffman

Mae Louise (Russell) Coffman, “Dudy”, 92, of Montoursville, died peacefully Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, at her home surrounded by her family. Born March 23, 1925, in Williamsport, she was a daughter of the late Anthony S. and Mae Louise (McCloskey) Russell. She was preceded in death by her ...

Jeanne D. Stone

Jeanne D. Stone, 94, of Williamsport, passed away peacefully Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, at the Williamsport Home. She was preceded in death by her husband, John L. Stone. Born May 9, 1923, in Williamsport, she was the daughter of the late Phillip and Jennie (Bachman) Derr. Jeanne retired in ...

Sarah C. Loner

Sarah (Cathy) Loner, long-long resident of Williamsport, passed away on Nov. 10, 2017, at the ManorCare Nursing Home. Born Feb. 1, 1955, she was the daughter of Verus and Ruth (Boatman) Loner. She graduated from Williamsport Area High School in 1973 and from the former Williamsport Area ...

Kathleen M. Shaefer

Kathleen M. Shaefer, 72, of Mansfield, died Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, at her home in Mansfield. She was born June 18, 1945, in Abington, the daughter of Mearle and Gertrude Shaefer. Kathy is survived by her sister, Elaine Shaefer; a niece and great nephew; close friend, Sheila (Delosa) Bryant; ...

Randy Carter

Randy Carter, 54, of Spencer, N.Y., passed away on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, at Troy Community Hospital. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield. www.buckheitfcandcrematory.com

Funerals

HOLDREN — Clifton L. Holdren, Trout Run, 11 a.m. today, Spitler Funeral Home, 733 Broad St., Montoursville. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. ORRICO — John G. Orrico, Jersey Shore, 12:30 p.m. today, Jersey Shore Cemetery. ROOK — Kathryn A. Rook, Montoursville, 1 p.m. today, Twin Hills ...

Roy D. Landon

Roy D. Landon, life-long resident of Canton, Union Township, passed away Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, at the Gatehouse in Williamsport. He had celebrated his one-hundredth birthday on August 5 of this year. Born August 5, 1917, at the family home in North Union, Tioga County, Roy Daniel was one ...

Janice Mary McFadden

Janice Mary (Berry) McFadden, 64, passed away on Nov. 11, 2017, at UPMC Susquehanna. A complete obituary will appear in Wednesday’s edition of the newspaper. The family will provide the flowers. Crouse Funeral Home is handling arrangements. www.crousefuneralhome.com

Helen M. Reichelderfer

Helen M. Reichelderfer, 88, of Watsontown, died Mon., Nov. 13, 2017. Friends may call from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday at Brooks Funeral Home, 207 Broadway St., Turbotville, with the funeral at 1 p.m. Please visit www.wfbrooksfuneralhome.com for complete obituary.

Gerald B. Shambach

Gerald B. Shambach, 80, of Watsontown, passed away Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, at his home. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 18, at 11 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 6590 Musser Lane, Watsontown. www.wfbrooksfuneralhome.com

Elizabeth J. Lorah

Elizabeth J. Lorah, 90, of Williamsport died Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, at the Williamsport Home. Born June 2, 1927, in Taneytown, Md., she was a daughter of the late David W. Sr. and Marianna (Sell) Hess. Elizabeth was preceded in death by her husband Jack F. Lorah on April 13, ...

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John G. Orrico

John G. “Gunny” Orrico, 88, of Jersey Shore passed away at his residence late Friday night Nov. 10, 2017. He was born in New Castle, Pa., on Oct. 11, 1929. In 1946 immediately out of high school he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps. Through the end of World War II, through the ...

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Gloria A. Rightmire

Gloria Ann Rightmire, nee Smith, wife of the late Darwin “Ed” Rightmire, died on Sunday morning, Nov. 12, 2017, in Lapeer, Michigan. A memorial celebration will be held at a later date in the summer. Interment of cremains will take place in Barbours Cemetery. Mrs. Rightmire was born ...

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Richard ‘Dick’ W. Myers

Richard “Dick” W. Myers, 87, of Eyersgrove, passed away Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017. He was born April 13, 1930, in Sullivan County to the late Ruth (Brink) and Garrison Myers. He had graduated from Sonestown High School and had worked with his family on their farm outside of Eagles Mere. Dick ...

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Donald A. Howe

Donald A. Howe passed away on Nov. 11, 2017. He served in The United States Army, seeing active duty in Korea during the early years of the Korean Conflict. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Kenyon Funeral Home, 214 W. Main St., Elkland, with services at 9:30 a.m. Thursday. ...