Obituaries

Sara M. ‘Sally’ Kiessling

Sara M. “Sally” Kiessling, 79, of Montoursville, died June 18, 2017, at Valley View Nursing Center. She was born Feb. 2, 1938, in Sullivan County, the daughter of Garrison and Ruth (Brink) Myers. Sara was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church and an active volunteer in both the ...

Howard Courtwright

Howard R. Courtright, 70, of Lawrenceville, died Sunday, June 18, 2017, at his home. Visitation 5-7 p.m. Thursday, June 22, at the Buckheit Funeral Chapel, 637 S. Main St., Mansfield. Memorial contributions: American Diabetes Foundation, 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington, VA 22202. ...

Elizabeth H. Boykin

Elizabeth H. Boykin, 89, of Woodhull, N.Y., died on Sunday, June 18, 2017, at her home. In keeping with Elizabeth’s wishes there will be no services. Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc. 637 S. Main St. Mansfield, has been entrusted with the arrangements. www.buckheitfcandcrematory.com

Donald H. Fry

Donald H. Fry, 88, of Turbotville, passed away June 18, 2017, at his home. Friends and family are invited to call from 10-11 a.m. June 22 at Brooks Funeral Home and Cremation Svc., PC, 207 Broadway St., Turbotville, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. with Rev. James R. Taylor, ...

Funerals

ALLEN — Robert S. Allen, Middlebury Center, 2 p.m. today, Kenyon’s, 214 W. Main St., Elkland. CRIST — Raymond Arthur Crist, Jersey Shore, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, 229 S. Broad St., Jersey Shore. Visitation 6-8 p.m. tonight at Welker’s, 125 N. Main ...

Raymond Arthur Crist

Raymond Arthur Crist

Raymond Arthur “Artie” Crist, 69, of Jersey Shore, passed away Thursday, June 15, 2017, in Wildwood, N.J. Born Sept. 9, 1947, in Jersey Shore, he was the son to the late of Raymond D. Crist and the former Jeanne A. Randall. Before graduating from Jersey Shore High School in 1965, he ...

Irene Caroline Eiswerth

Irene Caroline Eiswerth

Irene Caroline Eiswerth, 86, of Muncy died Thursday, June 15, 2017, at Wolf Run Village, Hughesville. Her husband of 58 years, Herman L. Eiswerth died Nov. 27, 2008. Born Feb. 3, 1931, Oval, Nippenose Valley, she is the daughter of the late Howard C. and Anna L. (Kimick) Eck. She was a 1948 ...

Grace L. Rosbach

Grace L. Rosbach

Grace L. Rosbach, 89, of South Williamsport, passed away Friday, June 16, 2017, at her home. She was born January 3, 1928 in Hillsgrove, a daughter of Ernest L. and Anna Warburton Norton. Grace was a member of the South Williamsport United Methodist Church and enjoyed making a nice home for ...

Gary Lee Jenkins

Gary Lee Jenkins, 62, a life resident of Mansfield, passed away peacefully Thursday, June 15, 2017, at Troy Community Hospital, Troy. He was born July 10, 1954, in Blossburg, the only son of Stuart C. and Lorraine (Rought) Jenkins. Gary was the devoted husband of Pamela (Dyer) Jenkins. He ...

Kevin J. Plocinski

Kevin J. Plocinski

Kevin J. Plocinski, 57, of Williamsport, went to be with the Lord on Friday, June 16, 2017, at his home after a long courageous six year battle with cancer. He was born in Williamsport on July 30, 1959, and was the son of Clement and Mary Steinbacher Plocinski. Kevin was a member of ...

Leona Appleget Fletcher

Leona Appleget Fletcher, 95, died Friday, June 16, 2017, at Arbors Care Center, Toms River, N.J. Surviving is a daughter, Grace F. Cubberly, of Picture Rocks; two sons, Frederick D. (Paula) Fletcher, of Franklin, Ohio, David J. (Caroline) Fletcher, of Ewing, N.J.; a sister, Shirley E. (Al) ...

Irma J. Earley

Irma J. Earley, 88, of Canton and Ward Township, died June 14, 2017. Calling hours are 4-7 p.m. Monday, June 19, at Pepper’s in Canton, with the funeral service following. Burial will be private in Windfall Cemetery. www.pepperfuneralhomes.com.

John Lane Barton Jr.

John Lane Barton Jr., 89, of South Williamsport, passed away Thursday, June 15, 2017, at his residence. No local services held at this time. Arrangements by Maneval Allen Redmond Cremation & Funeral Home, Williamsport. www.jamesmaneval.com

Robert S. Allen

Robert S. Allen, 89, of Middlebury Center, passed away June 15, 2017, at home. Family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Monday at Kenyon Funeral Home, 214 W. Main St., Elkland. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, with Rev. Larry O’Dell officiating. ...

Charles Wesley ‘Chuckie” Warner

Charles Wesley “Chuckie” Warner entered heavens gates on May 13, 2017. He was the son of Harry and Dorothy Warner and was born in Williamsport. He graduated from Williamsport High School. For most of his life he worked in the food service industry. Surviving him were his two cats, ...

Grace L. Rosbach

Grace L. Rosbach, 89, of South Williamsport, passed away Friday, June 16, 2017, at her home. She was born January 3, 1928 in Hillsgrove, a daughter of Ernest L. and Anna Warburton Norton. Grace was a member of the South Williamsport United Methodist Church and enjoyed making a nice home for ...

Funerals

FRIES — Florence S. Fries, 11 a.m. today, West Lawn United Methodist Church, 15 Woodwide Ave., Reading. MATRESKI — Edna Irene Rennie Matreski, Blossburg, 11 a.m. today, Freeberg Funeral Home, Blossburg. Visitation from 10-11 a.m. MORRAL — Jeffery A. Morral, Mount Joy, 11 a.m. today, ...

Arletta W. Cromer

Arletta W. (McLaughlin) Cromer, 80, of Wellsboro, passed away on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre. She was married to Martin Mahosky for 25 years and Kenneth “Ray” Cromer for 17 years, both preceded her in death. Arletta was born October 20, 1936, in ...

VETERAN

Robert J. Gephart Jr.

Robert J. Gephart Jr., 83, of Jersey Shore, died Saturday, March 11, 2017. A Memorial Service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 22, 2017, at Helt Funeral Chapel, 232 Hogan Blvd., in Mill Hall with Certified Celebrant Brigitte Morgan officiating.

Nancy R. Moser

Nancy R. Moser, 68, of 101 Leader Drive, Loyalsock Twp., formerly of the 1000 block of Garden Street, Williamsport, died peacefully on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, in ManorCare Health Services South. She was born in Williamsport on July 28, 1948, the daughter of Charles and Ruth Nork Moser. ...