Obituaries

Douglas R. Ford

Douglas R. Ford, 76, of Middlebury Center, died on Tuesday, June 13, 2017. Doug was a well-known masonry contractor. Services will be private and are entrusted to the Carleton Funeral Home Inc., Wellsboro.

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Jeffery A. Morral

Jeffery A. Morral, of Mount Joy, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, June 12, 2017. Jeff had been in declining health since 2006 due to Primary Lateral Sclerosis, but he now has a body that will not fail him. Jeff was born on March 3, 1957, the son of Lois G. (Hite) Morral and ...

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Robert L. Stannert

Robert L. Stannert, 77, passed away Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at his home in Loyalsock. Born November 11, 1939, in Williamsport, Bobby was the son of Roy and Winifred Stannert. Bobby’s wife of 53 years, Jill Stannert, preceded him in death in January of 2016. Bobby is survived by his ...

Edna Irene Rennie Matreski

Edna Irene Rennie Matreski, 86, of Blossburg, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 10, 2107, following an extended illness. Born on February 9, 1931, in Corning, N.Y., she was the daughter of William S. Rennie Sr. and Sadie E. Whiting Rennie. Edna is survived by daughter Leah Wells, of ...

Funerals

GAUS — Elizabeth Louise Murray Gaus, 9:30 a.m. today, St. Boniface Catholic Church. Visitation 9-9:30 a.m. PATTERSON — Ruth E. Patterson, Watsontown, 11 a.m. today, Brooks Funeral Home and Cremation Svc, PC, 207 Broadway St., Turbotville. Visitation from 10-11 a.m. GROOVER — Frances ...

Wallenda discusses hanging by her teeth over Niagara Falls

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — The aerialist wife of daredevil Nik Wallenda will perform a series of maneuvers — including hanging by her teeth and toes — while on a hoop suspended from a helicopter above Niagara Falls in a stunt that will break a record set by her husband, the family said ...

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William R. Waldeisen Jr.

William R. Waldeisen Jr., 87, died Friday, June 9, 2017, at the Gatehouse at the Divine Providence Hospital. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, the former Marion Eileen Stroehmann; his son, W. Robert Waldeisen (Barbara), of State College; his son, Mark F. Waldeisen (Patti), of Davidson, ...

Amber L. Wood

Amber L. Wood, 28, passed away Sunday, June 11, 2017. Memorial service on Saturday, June 17, at 11 a.m. at the United Methodist Church, 108 N. Williamson Road, Blossburg. Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, is assisting the family. ...

Darrel Leemen Spring

Darrel Leemen Spring, 48, of Muncy, unexpectedly passed away on Saturday, June 10, 2017. He was born on June 15, 1968, to the late Floyd and Sharon (Lawton) Spring. Darrel was born with a rare heart condition and at age 2 underwent open heart surgery to repair his heart. He was given a low ...

Gerard R. Miles

Gerard R. Miles, 61, formerly of Williamsport, died June 7, 2017, at his home in Sedona, Ariz. He was born in Williamsport on June 27, 1955, and had moved to Arizona from Lancaster in October 2016. Jerry was a professional musician known during the late 1970’s and early 1980’s in ...

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Vernon E. Lucas

Vernon E. Lucas, 83, of 175 Jobs Run Road, Jersey Shore, died on Monday, June 12, 2017, at ManorCare North. He and his wife the former M. Jane Cohick celebrated their 61 wedding anniversary on December 29. He was born on August 27, 1933. in Dundee, N.Y., and was the son of Vernon C. and ...

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Jack J. Tallarida

Jack J. Tallarida, 78, of Elkland, passed away on Monday, June 12, 2017, at Olean General Hospital, Olean, N.Y. Family will receive friends at Kenyon Funeral Home, 214 W. Main St., Elkland on Friday 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. A funeral service will be held at 8 p.m. with Rev. Larry O’Dell ...

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Robert L. Baker

Robert L. Baker, 80, of Wellsboro, passed away on June 12, 2017. Services will be private with Rev. Erik J. Ferguson officiating. Burial in West Branch Cemetery. Local arrangements are entrusted to Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home Ltd., 139 Main St., Wellsboro.

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Lois Josephine Jones

Lois Josephine Jones, 80, of Williamsport, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family Monday, June 12, 2017, to enter her eternal home. She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, John E. “Jack” Jones on July 18, 2004. Born January 27, 1937, in Orviston, she was a daughter ...

Funerals

GAUS — Elizabeth Louise Murray Gaus, 9:30 a.m. Thursday, St. Boniface Catholic Church. Visitation 9-9:30 a.m. PATTERSON — Ruth E. Patterson, Watsontown, 11 a.m. Thursday, Brooks Funeral Home and Cremation Svc, PC, 207 Broadway St., Turbotville. Visitation from 10-11 a.m. GROOVER — ...

Richard F. Neff

Richard F. Neff

Richard F. Neff, 68, of Canton, passed away Sunday, June 11, 2017, at his home while surrounded by loved ones. Richard was born in Palo Alto, Calif. Nov. 13, 1948. He was the son of the late Frederick E. and Leah V. (Messimer) Neff. In early years, Dick attended a one-room school in ...

Thomas M. Judd

Thomas M. Judd, 86, of Williamsport died Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at ManorCare Health Services. Born Oct. 1, 1930, in West Chester, he was a son of the late Nelson and Sara Martin Judd. Tom retired from AVCO after many years of service and enjoyed numerous trips in the United States and ...

Nancy Yoder

Nancy (Sechler) Yoder, 78, York, formerly of Watsontown, died June 8, 2017. Friends are invited to a graveside service 11 a.m. Saturday at Watsontown Cemetery. Please visit www.wfbrooksfuneralhome.com for complete obituary. Brooks Funeral Home, Watsontown.

Vincenzo ‘Vince’ Maiorana

Vincenzo ‘Vince’ Maiorana

Vincenzo “Vince” Maiorana, 35, of Muncy, passed away unexpectedly Friday, June 9, 2017, in West Palm Beach, Fla. Born Aug. 26, 1981, in Carini (PA), Sicily, he was a son of Maria (Sgroi) Maiorana, of Montoursville and the late Salvatore “Sal” Maiorana. Vince was a 2000 graduate of ...

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Joseph L. Mattis Jr.

Joseph L. Mattis Jr., 73, of Wellsboro, died Sunday, June 11, 2017, at his home. He was a U.S. Navy veteran. Visitation 11 a.m. to noon Friday, June 16, 2017, at Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield; services at noon. Burial in Tioga County Memorial Gardens, ...