Obituaries

Jesse Moritz

Jesse Moritz, 61, of Canton, died at home, April 6, 2019. He was employed by Ward Foundry in Blossburg. Services will be private. Pepper Funeral Home in Canton is in the care of arrangements. A full obituary and condolences at www.pepperfuneralhomes.com.

Theresa E. Starr

Theresa E. Starr, 88, of Williamsport, passed away on Saturday, April 6, 2019. A complete obituary will appear in the Tuesday edition of the newspaper and the family will provide the flowers. Crouse Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 133 E. Third St. have been entrusted with handling ...

David Paul ‘Peasel’ Fuller

David Paul “Peasel” Fuller, 86, of Jersey Shore, passed away Friday, April 5, 2019, at UPMC Susquehanna, Williamsport. He was married to the former Gloria E. (Sellinger) on March 1, 1958, and they have celebrated 61 years together. David was born on Jan. 17, 1933, in Jersey Shore, and ...

G. Richard Wible

G. Richard Wible, 80, of Lewisburg, returned to the Lord on Thursday, April 4, 2019. He passed away peacefully at home. Dick was born April 16, 1938, in Mount Union, Pa., to Eugene and Lucille Wible. On Aug. 28, 1966, he and Janet Bartges from Sugar Valley, were joined in holy matrimony, and ...

Francis Patrick (Fran) Cummings III

Francis Patrick (Fran) Cummings III, of Williamsport, died Saturday, April 6, 2019, at Select Specialty Hospital in the Geisinger Medical Center complex in Danville. He was 79 and had been in declining health for three years. He was born Nov. 22, 1939, in Williamsport, the son of Francis P. ...

Funerals

HENSON — Darlene Henson, Canton, 11 a.m. today, Pepper Funeral Home. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. BARR — Donna M. Barr, 11 a.m. today, Twin Hills Memorial Park, Muncy. HUDKINS — Paul L. Hudkins, Montgomery, 11 a.m. today, First Baptist Church of Elimsport, 16838 Route 44, Allenwood, ...

Jean Louise Barone

Jean Louise Barone, 87, a resident of the Williamsport Home, passed away on April 2, 2019. She was born in Williamsport on Feb. 23, 1932, a daughter of Frank and Anna (Rentz) Sipe. Jean was a member of St. Ann Roman Catholic Church and she had been a co-owner of Tony’s Barber Shop. She ...

Funerals

HENSON — Darlene Henson, Canton, 11 a.m. Monday, Pepper Funeral Home. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. BARR — Donna M. Barr, 11 a.m. Monday, Twin Hills Memorial Park, Muncy. HUDKINS — Paul L. Hudkins, Montgomery, 11 a.m. Monday, First Baptist Church of Elimsport, 16838 Route 44, ...

Mabel L. Huggins

Mabel L. Huggins, 84, of Williamsport, passed away Thursday, April 4, 2019 at UMPC Susquehanna Williamsport. She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Richard W. “Dick” Huggins, on July 16, 2002. Born May 16, 1934, in Williamsport, she was a daughter of the late Leslie C. ...

Helen L. Wertz

Helen L. Wertz, 90, of Willow Street and formerly of Duboistown, passed away Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community. Helen was preceded in death by her loving husband, Richard H. Wertz, on June 16, 2003. Born December 3, 1928 in Hanover, she was a ...

Bernard D. Rell

Bernard D. Rell, 80, of Limestone Township, passed away Thursday, April 4, 2019, at The Williamsport Home. Born Nov. 5, 1938, in Jersey Shore, he was a son to the late Elmer Rell and the former Isabel Eck. Also preceding him in death was a daughter, Stephanie Lynne Rell; a sister, Phyllis ...

G. Richard Wible

G. Richard Wible, 80 of Lewisburg, passed away on Thursday, April 4, 2019, at home. He and his wife the former Janet Bartges celebrated 52 years of marriage together. A complete obituary will be in a later edition of the Sun Gazette. Kaufman Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

Darlene Henson

Darlene (Castle) Henson, 70, wife of Glenn, of Canton, died April 4, 2019 at home. Friends may call 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, at Pepper Funeral Home with the services following. Burial will be in Beech Flats Cemetery. A full obituary and condolences at www.pepperfuneralhomes.com.

Martha Close

Martha (Campman) Close, 89, of Wellsboro, died on April 2, 2019. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 27, at noon at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Wellsboro, followed by a reception in St. Paul’s Parish Hall. Arrangements are entrusted to the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., ...

Charles E. Parke

Charles E. Parke, 95, of Cemetery Road, Montoursville, passed away on Sunday, March 31, 2019, at AristaCare at Loyalsock. His wife the former Betty M. Howell passed away in 1988. Charles was born Oct. 6, 1923, in Williamsport, and was a son of George Jr. and Dorothy Hubbard Parke. He was a ...

Gerald L. ‘Jerry’ Johnson

Gerald L. “Jerry” Johnson, 76, of Jersey Shore, passed away on Friday, April 5, 2019, at ManorCare Jersey Shore. Jerry was born in Williamsport on March 14, 1943, to the late Donald and Margaret (Ridall) Johnson. Jerry worked as an inspector in a machine shop for Norcen Industries from ...

Joey Herman

Joey (Bedford) Herman, 90, of Canton, widow of Frank, died April 5, 2019. Calling hours are 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, at Pepper Funeral Home. Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at the E. Canton United Methodist Church. Burial will be in E. Canton Cemetery. A full obituary and condolences at ...

Funerals

BROWN — Rose F. (Zellers) Brown, Jersey Shore, 9 a.m. today, Rearick Carpenter Funeral Home, 1002 Allegheny St., Jersey Shore. DORAK — Ruth A. Dorak, Montoursville, 11 a.m. today, St. Pius X Catholic Church, Fairview Drive, Selinsgrove. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. SMITH — Merrie E. ...

James H. ‘Jim’ McLaughlin

James H. “Jim” McLaughlin, 78, of Williamsport, passed away Wednesday, April 3, 2019, surrounded by his family at home. Surviving is his loving wife of 30 years, Herta (Stark) McLaughlin. Born Dec. 30, 1940, in Williamsport, he was a son of the late Francis and Stella (Lomison) ...

Ruth A. Dorak

Ruth A. Dorak, 90, of Montoursville, formerly of Selinsgrove and Shamokin Dam, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. She was born Nov. 4, 1928, in Nanticoke, a daughter of the late Benjamin and Matilda (Swithers) Busch. On Aug. 19, 1950, she ...