Obituaries

Frank J. Carnevale

Frank J. Carnevale, 95, of Montoursville and formerly of Williamsport, passed away at home surrounded by his family on Friday, Sept. 8, 2017. A Mass of Christian burial to honor the life of Frank will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, September 12, at St. Joseph the Worker Parish, 702 W. Fourth St., ...

Marilyn Faith Calkins

Marilyn Faith Calkins, 91, a very special lady of Troy, passed away peacefully at Twin Oaks Personal Care Home on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017. Visitation from 11 a.m. to noon, service at noon, on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, at the First Baptist Church of East Troy. www.buckheitfcandcrematory.com

Sandra M. Harris

Sandra M. Harris, 70, of Williamsport, passed away Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, at AristaCare at Loyalsock. A complete obituary will be in a future edition of the Sun Gazette. Arrangements are by Spitler Funeral Home, Montoursville.

Harvey J. Beitler Jr.

Harvey J. Beitler Jr., 82, of Wellsboro, died on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017. Friends may call on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Carleton Funeral Home Inc., Wellsboro. A memorial service will follow at 3 p.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Darwin “Tink” Cranmer officiating.

Funerals

BANEY — Kenneth L. Baney, Charlton, 9 a.m. today, Frederick B. Welker Funeral Home, 125 N. Main St., Jersey Shore. Visitation from 8 to 9 a.m. CORNELL — David R. Cornell, Middlebury Center, Pa., 10 a.m. today, 18th hole at Tyoga Country Club. LUTZ — Carl F. Lutz, Montoursville, 10 ...

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Eleanor Ruth Hennessy Pinard Ross

Eleanor Ruth Hennessy Pinard Ross, 96, of Westfield, Pa., passed away on Monday, Sept. 4, 2017, at Collins Personal Care Home, in Elkland, Pa. Born in Haverhill, Mass., on Jan. 16, 1921, she was the daughter of the late John J. Hennessy and Ethel Greenleaf (Hayes) Hennessy. Eleanor graduated ...

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Winifred M. Barner

Winifred M. “Tootsie” Barner, 99, of Jersey Shore, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, at Susque-View Home. She was born Oct. 31, 1917, in Lock Haven. She was the daughter of the late Fredrick and Rose (Walizer) Fleisher. She was married to the love of her life, Harris C. ...

Roy D. Bennett

Roy D. Bennett, 56, of Forksville, passed away Monday, Sept. 4, 2017, at The Highlands Care Center, Laporte. Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements have been entrusted to the McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home, Dushore.

Caroline B. Kovach

Caroline B. Kovach, 84, of Montgomery, died Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, at her home. Services will be held privately at the convenience of the family.

Presley Ryan Hill

On August 30, 2017, a loving family bid farewell to Presley Ryan Hill at birth. Presley will be greatly missed by her parents, Christopher and Susanna (Stetor) Hill; her brothers, Dylan and Cash, as well as a large and caring family. While we will never know how Presley Ryan’s life would ...

Funerals

MESSNER — Vernon W. Messner, city, 11 a.m. today, Sanders Mortuary, 821 Diamond St., Williamsport. SCHAFFNER — Nola I. E. Morse Schaffner, 633 Second Ave., 11 a.m. today, Kaufman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 2102 Northway Road. BRYAN — Terry Lee Bryan, city, noon today, ...

Christina R. Livesay

Christina R. Livesay

Christina R. Livesay, 81, of Williamsport, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, at ManorCare North. She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Billy J. Livesay, on July 4, 2017. Born April 29, 1936, in Williamsport, she was a daughter of the late Tony and Suzie (Sabetta) Maroni. ...

Betty White Zay

Betty White Zay

With heavy hearts, we mourn the peaceful passing of Betty White Zay, on Sept. 5, 2017, to be with the Lord. Through tears we celebrate the life of our dear mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. Betty was born in Williamsport on July 28, 1924, to the late Mary ...

Nancy Smith Van Voast

Nancy Smith Van Voast

Nancy Smith Van Voast, 77, of 330 Lyons Barr Road, Montoursville, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, at The Gatehouse Hospice in Divine Providence Hospital. She was born Sept. 3, 1940, in Williamsport, a daughter of William L. and Hazel Grove Smith. Nancy is survived by her husband of 50 ...

Carl F. Lutz

Carl F. Lutz

Carl F. Lutz, 88, of Montoursville, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, at the Muncy Valley Hospital. He was born June 20, 1929, in Williamsport a son of Carl and Margaret Myers Lutz. Carl retired from the former Bethleem Steel and the former Ragnars, and had worked at Penn College. He was ...

Josephine M. Anderson Miller Wood

Josephine Mary Anderson Miller (Wood), 91, of Blossburg, passed away. A memorial celebration for Josephine will be held from Island Park, Blossburg, Saturday, September 9, 2017, at 4 p.m. Complete obituary at freebergfh.com.

David R. Cornell

David R. Cornell, 82, of Middlebury Center, Pa., passed away unexpectedly, Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, at Robert Packer Hospital. Family and friends are invited to David’s Life Celebration, Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, at 10 a.m., on the 18th hole at Tyoga Country Club. To sign his guestbook, ...

Eleanor R. Ross

Eleanor R. Ross, 96, of Westfield, passed away on Sept. 4, 2017. A funeral Mass will be held 1 p.m. Sept. 11, 2017, at St. Thomas Catholic Church, 111 First Church, Elkland, with visitation from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Kenyon Funeral Home, 214 W. Main St., Elkland. www.kenyonfuneralhome.com

Funerals

DOEBLER — Shirley Ann Doebler, Montgomery, 11 a.m. today, McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home, 557 E. Water St., Hughesville. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m. TROUTMAN — Gene J. Troutman, Cogan Station, 11 a.m. today, Sanders, 821 Diamond St. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m. DEUEL — Robert E. Deuel, ...

John D. Manley Sr.

John D. Manley Sr., 77, of Muncy, passed away Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, at his home. Born Jan. 19, 1940, in Shamokin, he was a son of David H. and Kathryn L. (Bowman) Manley. John had worked at Hon Industries and also at Benner’s Amusements for 32 years as a ride supervisor. He was a member ...