Obituaries

Rhonda J. Kaire

Rhonda J. Kaire, 47, of Linden, passed away on Sept. 14, 2018, at Williamsport Regional Medical Center. Service Arrangements were entrusted to the Wayne P. Urbine Funeral Home, Inc. d/b/a Cremation Society of North Central PA, 408 S. Main St., Jersey Shore, PA. “Our Family ... Serving ...

Funerals

HINKLEMAN — Owen W. “Bill” Hinkleman Jr., Linden, 11 a.m. today, Sanders Mortuary, 821 Diamond St., Williamsport. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. RAYMOND — Donald A. Raymond, Cogan Station, 11 a.m. today, Montoursville Cemetery. SMITH — William N. Smith Jr., city, 11 a.m., today, ...

Dorothy ‘Dot’ Crouch Keener

Dorothy “Dot” Crouch Keener passed away peacefully Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, surrounded by loved ones. She was born Feb. 23, 1935, to John E. and Frances Stevenson Crouch, in South Williamsport. Dot attended school in Williamsport and graduated in 1953. Music was a large part of her ...

Patty Ann ‘Peaches’ Miller

Mrs. Patty Ann “Peaches” Miller, 66, longtime resident of South Williamsport’s Sylvan Dell Road, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, at The Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pa. Born June 12, 1952, at Williamsport, she was the daughter of the late Allen W. Sr. ...

Patricia G. McKernan

Patricia G. McKernan, 83, of Williamsport, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. A complete obituary will appear in the Thursday edition of the newspaper. The family will provide the flowers. Crouse Funeral Home is handling arrangements. www.crousefuneralhome.com

James H. Hall

James H. Hall, 82, of Mansfield, passed away unexpectedly on June 9, 2018. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, Sept. 30, at 2 p.m. at the Tanglewood Campground Pavilion, 787 Tanglewood Road, Covington, PA 16917. www.buckheitfcandcrematory.com

Dorothy M. ‘Dotty’ Savage

Dorothy M. “Dotty” Savage, 83, of South Williamsport passed away Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport. A full obituary will appear at a later date. www.KnightConferFuneralHome.com

James J. Maffett

James J. Maffett, 94, of Jersey Shore, died Tuesday morning, Sept. 18, 2018, at the Valley View Nursing Center. Born May 20, 1924, in Avis, Pa., he was the son of James Maffett and the former Chiarina Visco. Jim was preceded in death by his wife, the former Florence M. Zinck, Feb. 1, ...

James L. Beck

James L. Beck, 71, of South Williamsport, passed away Sept. 17, 2018. He is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, the former Margaret A. “Peggy” Getgen whom he married on Jan. 7, 1970. Born Oct. 30, 1946, in Williamsport, he is a son of the late James A. and Louise E. (Focht) Beck. ...

Rita C. Baver

Rita C. Baver, 84, Williamsport, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, at the UPMC Susquehanna. Rita was born in Williamsport on Oct. 18, 1933, and was the daughter of the late John P. and Rhonda Neidig Kiessling. Rita was the wife of Norman L. Baver with whom she shared 16 years of ...

Walter ‘Wally’ Lechniak

Walter “Wally” Lechniak, 89, of 243 Main St., South Williamsport, died Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at UPMC Susquehanna, Williamsport. Born March 26, 1929, in Elysburg, he was a son of the late Paul and Mary (Tarcenski) Lechniak. On May 15, 1953, he married the former Anna Nemeth, who ...

Donald E. “Ted” Buss

Mr. Donald E. “Ted” Buss, 80, a longtime resident of Allenwood, died Sunday, September 16, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. Born May 21, 1938, in South Williamsport, he was the son of the late Donald L. Buss and Mary Crissman McClintock. Ted was a graduate of the Watsontown High ...

Owen W. “Bill” Hinkleman Jr.

Owen W. “Bill” Hinkelman Jr., 90, of Linden, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, at Roseview Center. Surviving is his wife of 54 years, the former Beverly J. Clark. Born Dec. 5, 1927, in Williamsport, he was a son of the late Owen W. and K. Ruth (Buckley) Hinkelman. Bill ...

William N. Smith Jr.

William N. Smith Jr., 86, of Williamsport and Lakeland, Fla., went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, at the Williamsport Home. Bill retired in 1990 from Lonza Inc. (formaly Glyco Chemicals Inc). He was a member of the First Southern Baptist ...

Donallee E. Brown

Donallee E. Brown, 77, of Muncy, passed away Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at the Gatehouse. Born Feb. 11, 1941, in Muncy, she was a daughter of the late Donald and Elizabeth (Rife) Burgett. Donallee had a love for nature, leading her to take many walks through the countryside. Above all she ...

Janet A. Nicoll

Janet Alberts Nicoll, 95, of Loyalsock Township, passed away Sept. 16, 2018, at The Gatehouse. Janet was born July 21, 1923, in Hughesville, the daughter of the late Edward and Laura (Weaver) Houseknecht. As a child she was a member of the Lutheran Church, and a girl scout. She was a 1941 ...

Donald A. Raymond

Donald A. “Don” Raymond, 82, of Cogan Station, died Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, at Manor Care Health Services, Jersey Shore. Surviving is his wife of 28 years, Anette Sue (Phillips) Raymond. Born Aug. 10, 1936, in Williamsport, he was a son of the late George A. Raymond Sr. and Sarah M. ...

Vivian Anderson

Vivian Anderson, 71, of 300 Leader Drive, Williamsport, passed away Sep. 13, 2018, at Manor Care-North, Williamsport. Arrangements were entrusted to the Wayne P. Urbine F.H., Inc., d/b/a Cremation Society of North Central PA, 408 South Main St., Jersey Shore, PA. “Our Family ... Serving ...

Rita C. Baver

Rita C. Baver, 84, Williamsport, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, at the UPMC Susquehanna. Rita was the wife of Norman L. Baver with whom she shared 16 years of marriage. A full obituary will follow in the Wednesday edition of the paper. Arrangements by Crouse Funeral Home.

Cheryl Hotaling

Cheryl Hotaling, 69, of Coudersport, Pa., died Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. There will be no visitation or service. Arrangements are entrusted to Olney Funeral Home, Ulysses, Pa.