Obituaries

Scott D. Richart

Scott D. Richart, 66, of Olathe, Kan., passed away on June 17, 2019. Scott was born on Aug. 10, 1952, in Williamsport, to parents William and Sara (Dubs) Richart. Scott was a member of Faxon Kenmar United Methodist Church, the Boy Scouts and the Loyalsock Lancer Choir. He graduated from ...

Gerald L. Smith

Gerald L. Smith, 96, formerly of Avis, passed away Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at Manor Care North, Williamsport. Born Aug. 29, 1922, in North Bend, he was a son to the late William Smith and the former Anna Belle Jewell. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, the ...

Maxine V. (Berry) Hallett

Maxine V. (Berry) Hallett, 96, of Jersey Shore, passed away Monday, June 24, 2019, at Rose View Center, Williamsport. She was married on Sept. 28, 1979, to Charles A. “Chuck” Hallett, who survives and they would have celebrated 40 years together this September. Maxine was born on Feb. ...

Hugh Emerson Christie

Hugh Emerson Christie, 75, a resident of Montgomery, passed away on Tuesday, June 18, 2019. He was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on June 8, 1944, the son of Harold E. Christie and Harriet C. Feigenbaum Christie. He was one of four siblings, Harry E. Christie, Helene E. (Christie) Swenson, and ...

Karen B. Heitsenrether

Karen B. Heitsenrether, 68, of Montoursville, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, June 24, 2019, at the National Institute of Health in Maryland. Karen was born in Passaic, N.J., on May 15, 1951, a daughter of the late Walter F. and Violet B. (Sudol) Lelek. She was a graduate of ...

Charles Northrup Jr.

Charles Northrup Jr., 72, of Granville Summit, Vietnam veteran and retired maintenance supervisor at Toshiba, died June 24, 2019. Services will be private. A full obituary and condolences at www.pepperfuneralhomes.com.

Miriam R. Deming

Miriam R. Deming, 68, of North Market Street, Williamsport, passed away on Sunday, June 23, 2019, at UPMC-Susquehanna in Williamsport. Service arrangements were entrusted to the Cremation Society of North Central Pennsylvania, 408 S. Main St., Jersey Shore, PA. “Our Family...Serving your ...

Arlene Stickler

Arlene Stickler, 91, of Wellsboro, passed away on Monday, June 24, 2019, at Broad Acres. A funeral service will be held on Friday, June 28, at noon, at the Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, 637 S. Main St. Mansfield, PA 16933. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery in ...

Leonard S. ‘Windy’ Lyons

Leonard S. “Windy” Lyons, 94, of White Hall, passed away Tuesday, June 25, 2019. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, June 30, at Brooks Funeral Home, Turbotville. A funeral will be held 11 a.m. Monday, July 1. Burial will follow in Twin Hills Memorial Park, ...

Minerva A. (Amacher) Jungquist

Minerva A. (Amacher) Jungquist, 88, of Wellsboro, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 24, 2019, at the Gatehouse Hospice Unit in Williamsport. Minerva’s memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, at Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, 139 Main St., Wellsboro. www.tusseymosher.com

Berta ‘Uschi’ (Merklein) Robbins

Berta “Uschi” (Merklein) Robbins, 92, of Gaines, died on Tuesday, June 25, 2019. A viewing will be held Monday, July 1, from 10 to 11 a.m., at Carleton Funeral Home, Wellsboro. Services will follow at 11 a.m. Interment will be in the Phoenix Cemetery, Gaines. www.carletonfh.com

A Celebration of the Life of Tony Breon

A celebration of life will be held at Rearick-Carpenter Funeral Home in Jersey Shore, on Saturday June 29, at 10 a.m., followed by a reception at Pier 87, in Montoursville from 1 to 4 p.m. Come out and enjoy good food and drink, and recall the good old days. Please email Mike at ...

Fred C. DeWire

Fred C. DeWire, 84, of Milton, and formerly of Hughesville, went home to be with the Lord Jesus Christ on June 21, 2019. He was surrounded by family and loved ones. Born on July 25, 1934. Fred was the son of the late Fred and Harriet DeWire. He graduated from Hughesville High School in 1952 ...

Max L. Plymette

Max L. Plymette, 89, of Watsontown, passed away Monday, June 24, 2019, at Nottingham Village, Northumberland. Born Feb. 20, 1930, in Watsontown, he was the son of the late Elwood E. and Florence E. (Bieber) Plymette. On July 28, 1950, he married the former Kathleen Balliet and they have ...

Gilbert E. ‘Pete’ Sholder

Gilbert E. “Pete” Sholder, 81, of McElhattan, died Monday, June 24, 2019, at the Gatehouse of Divine Providence Hospital. He was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Nancy J. (McClintock) Sholder on October 13, 2016. Born December 19, 1937, in Williamsport, he was a son of the late ...

Miss Alice J. Perry

Miss Alice J. Perry, 75, longtime South Williamsport resident, passed away on Sunday, June 23, 2019, at Rose View Center, Williamsport. She was the daughter of the late Howard T. Sr., and Ruth (Lott) Perry. She is survived by her sisters, Ruth L. Reigle, Montoursville, and Sandra L. Dugan, ...

Georgia (Vaganos) Leach

Georgia (Vaganos) Leach, 95, of Wellsboro, passed away on Sunday, June 23, 2019. Family and friends are invited to call on Saturday, June 29, from 11 a.m. until noon, at Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Mansfield. A memorial service will immediately follow at ...

Robert E. ‘Bob’ Jacobs

Robert E. “Bob” Jacobs, 77, of Duboistown, died Monday, June 24, 2019, at his home with family members by his side. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Nancy K. (Cassarly) Jacobs. He was born October 28, 1941, in Williamsport, a son of the late William F., Sr. and Catherine (Bubb) ...

Karen B. Heitsenrether

Karen B. Heitsenrether, 68, Montoursville, passed away in New Jersey, June 24, 2019. The family will provide flowers. Complete obituary will appear in Thursday’s paper. Crouse Funeral Home & Cremation services has been entrusted with arrangements. www.crousefuneralhome.com

Ethel N. Miller

Ethel N. Miller, 95, of Wellsville, N.Y., formerly of Ulysses, died Tuesday, June 25, 2019. Graveside services will be at 9:30 a.m., June 29, in Yorks Corners Cemetery, Yorks Corners, N.Y. Visitation will follow from 10 a.m. to noon, at Yorks Corners Mennonite Church, with services at ...