Obituaries

Four plea guilty in separate cases

In separate cases, four people pled guilty to charges before a district judge. Three of the pleas occurred before District Judge Jerry Lepley in Jersey Shore while a fourth was heard by District Judge Christian Frey in the city. Dennis Rotoli, 66, of 2329 Daughertys Run Road, Linden, pled ...

Isabel L. Keister

Isabel L. Keister, 72, of 1008 Thompson St., Jersey Shore, passed away on Sunday, July 14, 2019, at Manor Care-Jersey Shore. Arrangements were entrusted to the Cremation Society of North Central Pennsylvania, 408 S. Main St., Jersey Shore, PA. “Our Family...Serving your Family”

Funerals

DOAN — Emily L. Doan, Charlotteville, N.Y., 2 p.m. today, Kenyon Funeral Home, 214 W. Main St., Elkland. Visitation from noon to 2 p.m. SECHRIST — Donald Ray “Don” Sechrist, city, 10 a.m. Friday, St. Joseph the Worker Parish, 702 W. Fourth St., Williamsport. Visitation from 6 to 7 ...

Virgina K. Wentzler

Virginia K. Wentzler, 93, loving wife, mother and grandmother, of Montoursville, passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at the Gatehouse. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl L. (Dutch) Wentzler, on Sept. 28, 2002. Born July 10, 1926, in Williamsport, Virginia was the daughter of the ...

Allen S. Galentine

Allen S. Galentine, 85, of Williamsport, died Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport. Allen was preceded in death by his wife of 36 years, Verrena K. (Seyler) Galentine, on Jan. 21, 2009. Born, Nov. 6, 1933, in Luthersburg, he was a son of the late George and Lydia ...

Alvin N. Lowmiller

Alvin N. Lowmiller, 91, of Williamsport, passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at his home. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 39 years, Norma L. (Roller) Lowmiller, on July 13, 1991. Born April 2, 1928, in Williamsport, he was a son of the late John and Kathryn (Hafer) ...

Russell H. Stanton

Russell H. Stanton, 94, of Wellsboro, passed away Saturday, July 13, 2019, in Pensacola, Fla. Russell was born Oct. 25, 1924, in Colbert County, Ala. He was a World War II veteran. Russell will be laid to rest beside his wife in the Wellsboro Cemetery. No funeral service will be ...

Linda L. Wertman

Linda L. Wertman, 67, of Muncy, passed away on Monday, July 15, 2019, at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center. She was born in Laporte on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 1951, and was the daughter of the late Bruce L. and Irene M. Curtis Cox. Linda enjoyed spending time with her family and ...

Ann Marie (Segraves) Kiessling

Ann Marie (Segraves) Kiessling, 84, a lifelong resident of Williamsport, passed away peacefully on July 16, 2019, at home surrounded by family. Born Jan. 5, 1935, in Jersey Shore, she was the daughter of the late Colonel and Marie (Engel) Segraves. Ann married the love of her life, ...

Joseph ‘Joey Ca$h’ A. Caschera

Joseph “Joey Ca$h” A. Caschera, 29, of South Williamsport, passed away suddenly on July 14, 2019. He was born on Sept. 4, 1989, in Harrisburg, to Joseph L. and Nancy (Mazzante) Caschera. Joseph was a proud graduate of Pennsylvania State University where he obtained a bachelor’s ...

Ruth E. Landon

Ruth E. Landon, 95, formerly of Landon Lane, Cogan House passed peacefully Monday, July 15, 2019 at the Williamsport Home. Born July 9, 1924, in Cogan House she was last living child of the late Clyde and Rella (Taylor) Connelly. Ruth graduated from Liberty High School and was a lifelong ...

Linda L. Wertman

Linda L. Wertman, 67, of Muncy, passed away on Monday, July 15, 2019, at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center. A full obituary will follow in the Thursday edition of the Sun-Gazette. Arrangements have been entrusted to McCarty~Thomas Funeral Home, Hughesville.

Ann Marie Kiessling

Ann Marie Kiessling, 84, of Williamsport, passed away on July 16, 2019. A complete obituary will appear in the Thursday edition of the newspaper. Crouse Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 133 E. Third St., Williamsport has been entrusted with handling arrangements. www.crousefuneralhome.com

Donna Jane Amer

Donna Jane Amer, 80, a current resident of Northumberland, and a former resident of Hughesville, passed away on July 13, 2019. Donna was born on March 23, 1939, in Roaring Spring, Blair County, to Donald and Jane Bankert. At a young age she resided with her grandfather and grandmother, Leon ...

Mr. Lee Hays

Mr. Lee Hays, 89, Eagles Mere, passed away Monday, July 8, 2019. A celebration of Lee’s life will be held at St. John’s in the Wilderness Episcopal Church, Eagles Mere, at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 20. Arrangements are under the direction of P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 206 Water St., ...

Linda M. Smith

Linda M. Smith, 70, of Old Lycoming Township, formerly of Montoursville and Arizona, passed away on July 15, 2019, at Geisinger Medical Center. A full obituary can be found at www.spitlerfuneralhome.com.

Funerals

SMITH — Doris Mae Smith, Montoursville, formerly of South Williamsport, 10:30 a.m. today, Faith United Methodist Church, 700 Fairview Dr., Montoursville. Visitation from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. MERRILL — William P. “Willie” Merrill Sr., Bodines, 7:30 p.m. tonight, Sanders Mortuary, 821 ...

Samuel “Sam” Simon

Samuel “Sam” Simon, 93, of Williamsport, passed away Sunday, June 30, 2019, in Pikesville, Md. He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Sylvia (Kaplowitz) Simon. Born Sept. 2, 1925, in Jersey Shore, Pa., he was the son of the late Hyman and Mary (Solomon) Simon and was predeceased by ...

Wayne T. Aderhold

Wayne T. Aderhold, 80, of Hughesville, passed away Sunday, July 7, 2019, at his home. Surviving is his wife of 20 years, Beulah M. (Earnest) Shannon Aderhold. Born July 29, 1938, at home in Williamsport, he was a son of the late Truman E. and Florence O. (Harman) Aderhold. Wayne was a ...

John A. Aurand

John A. Aurand, 66, of Jersey Shore, died Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at his home. He was preceded in death by his sister, Joyce I. Seasholtz, on Nov. 30, 2018. www.WelkerFuneralHome.com