Obituaries

Sandra F. Lownes

Sandra Faye Lownes, 69, of Oval, died Wednesday evening April 18, 2018, at her home. Born June 26, 1948, in Reading, she was the daughter of Mahlon Weitzel and the former Anne Weller. For many years she was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church in Bastress. She faithfully served ...

Roy G. Lewis Sr.

Roy G. Lewis Sr., 89, of Williamsport, passed away surrounded by family on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at his home. He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Deloris M. Lewis on Dec. 2, 2017. Born August 10, 1928, in Plunketts Creek, he was a son of the late David G. and Edith Maley ...

Patricia A. Quigley

Patricia A. Quigley, 85, of Williamsport, died April 20, 2018, at Valley View Nursing Center. She was born March 24, 1933, in Buffalo, N.Y., the daughter of the late Ralph C. and Martha M. (Gower) Gardner. She was a graduate of South Williamsport High School, retired from the Williamsport ...

Jack M. Hitesman

Jack M. Hitesman, 96, formerly of South Williamsport, died peacefully Thursday, April 19, 2018, at Muncy Valley Skilled Nursing Unit. Born August 30, 1921, in Muncy, he was the son of the late Frederick and Ida (Fry) Hitesman. He was preceded in death by his wife Mary Ellen (Kuster) ...

Sandra L. Ellis

Sandra L. Ellis, 70, of Osceola, Pa., died on Thursday, April 19, 2018, at Robert Packer Memorial Hospital in Sayre. A memorial service will be held at the family’s convenience. Memorial contributions may be made in Sandra’s name to the charity of one’s choice. ...

Robert E. Bower

Robert E. Bower, 58, of Williamsport, died April 14, 2018, as a result of a motor vehicle accident. Surviving is his wife, Samantha Bower. Born March 28, 1960, in Williamsport, he was a son of Harriet G. (Pryor) and Isaac Prince. Robert enjoyed riding his motorcycle and fishing. He was a ...

Gary D. Andrews

Gary D. Andrews, 76, of Wellsboro, Pa., died on Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Gary served in the U.S. Army and was married to Sandra G. “Sandy” (Waite) Andrews. Services will be private and are entrusted to the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc. Wellsboro, Pa. www.carletonfh.com

Funerals

KLINGER — William P. Klinger Sr., Watsontown, 11 a.m. today, First Presbyterian Church, 47 Walnut St., Milton. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. WALTER — Joseph C. Walter, city, 11 a.m. today, Knight-Confer Funeral Home, 1914 Memorial Ave. Visitation from 9 to 11 a.m. PEFFER — Donna J. ...

Jarod C. Finlay

Jarod C. Finlay, of Philadelphia, died in his home, surrounded by his family on April 11, 2018. He was 43 years old. Jarod is survived by his wife, Leah Finlay and his daughters, Mikaela and Anya Finlay, of Philadelphia; his parents, Bill and Beth Finlay, of Reading, Pa.; his brothers, Liam ...

Joseph C. Walter

Joseph C. “Joe” Walter, 64, of Williamsport, passed away Wednesday April 18, 2018, at UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport. Born Feb. 3, 1954, in Williamsport, he was a son of the late Brady D. Walter Sr. and Marion L. (Saeman) Walter. Joe was a Williamsport High School graduate. He retired ...

Shannan C. Fanning

Shannan C. Fanning, 47, of Avis, passed away Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at UPMC Susquehanna, Williamsport. Born March 2, 1971, in Jersey Shore, she was the daughter to Robert L. Edkin and the late Anna Jean “AJ” (Ludwig) Edkin. Also preceding her in death was her mother-in-law, Kathryn E. ...

Frank E. Chase

Frank E. Chase, 65, of Whitesville, N.Y., died Tuesday, April 17, 2018. A gathering celebrating Frank’s life will be announced on a later date. Burial will be in Whitesville Rural Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Olney Funeral Home, Ulysses, Pa.

Virginia C. Upright

Virginia C. (Kopp) Upright, 85, of Starrucca, Pa., passed away April 10, 2018, at the Forest City Nursing and Rehab Center in Forest City, Pa. She was predeceased by her parents, Stan and Edith Kopp; a son, Brian; and a sister, Vicki Walker. She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Carl ...

Paul F. Fantaskey

Paul Francis Fantaskey, 67, of Williamsport, passed away at the Gatehouse on April 18, 2018. A complete obituary will appear in the Saturday edition of the newspaper. The family will provide the flowers. www.crousefuneralhome.com

Robert L. Spencer

Robert L. Spencer, 80, of Canton, Pa., husband of Janet, died April 18, 2018. Calling hours are 1–3 p.m. April 22 at Pepper’s in Canton with funeral service at 3 p.m. Memorials to North Union Christian Church, 1404 Randall Road, Roaring Branch, PA 17765. www.pepperfuneralhomes.com

Lawrence E. Harrow

Lawrence E. “Larry” Harrow, 69, of Jersey Shore, passed away Saturday, April 14, 2018, at his home. Born Nov. 27, 1948, in Jersey Shore, he was the son to the late Herman and Marie (Schmidt) Harrow. He is survived by his sister, Betty Harrow, of Kissimmee, Fla. Services will be held ...

Funerals

ELLIOTT — Elsie Ruth Carpenter Elliott, 11 a.m. today, Kenyon Funeral Home, 214 W. Main St., Elkland. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. MacKAY — Shirley P. MacKay, 11 a.m. today, Andrews Mortuary, Wilmington, N.C. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. McCRACKEN — Marian L. McCracken, Jersey ...

Jarod C. Finlay

Jarod C. Finlay, of Philadelphia, died in his home, surrounded by his family on April 11, 2018. He was 43 years old. Jarod is survived by his wife, Leah Finlay and his daughters, Mikaela and Anya Finlay, of Philadelphia; his parents, Bill and Beth Finlay, of Reading, Pa.; his brothers, Liam ...

Rosan M. Crissman

Rosan M. “Sandy” Crissman, 73, of Rose Valley, passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at her home. She was born Sept. 27, 1944, in Williamsport, a daughter of Charles and Mildred Bradley Campbell. Sandy had worked for the former GTE Sylvania and retired from the former Bailey Controls. She ...

William C. Showers

William C. Showers Sr., 81, of Williamsport, passed away Saturday, April 14, 2018, at the Gatehouse. He was married to the late Mary E. (Woodring) who had passed away March 29, 1996. They were married for 32 years at the time of her death. William was born on Sept. 24, 1936, in Nippenose ...