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Obituaries

Edwin H. Scheid

Edwin H. Scheid, 91, of Coudersport, died Friday, Sept. 27, 2019. Friends may call at the Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 10 to 11 a.m., with a memorial service at 11 a.m.

Keith Neil McHenry

Keith Neil McHenry, Dispatcher #20, passed away Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, at his residence in Wayne Township, Clinton County, after a battle with cancer. Keith was the son of Jerry and Nancy Sparks McHenry, and they both survive. He was a loving son, father, brother, uncle and companion. He ...

Funerals

STABLEY — Charles M. Stabley, Upper Fairfield Township, 11 a.m. today, Spitler Funeral Home, 733 Broad St., Montoursville. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. GRAZIANO — Carolyn Graziano, Warren, 10 a.m. Tuesday, St. Joseph R.C. Church, 600 Pennsylvania Ave., W. Warren, PA. Visitation from 6 to ...

Jason A. Bower

Jason A. Bower, born Dec. 14, 1973, went to be with the Lord on Sept. 20, 2019, with his wife, Tabitha Bower, by his side in Jersey Shore. He loved all his siblings, Carol Brown, James Bower, and Wilbur Bower, all of Williamsport; he loved all his nieces and nephews. Most of all he loved his ...

Shirley H. Petts

Mrs. Shirley H. Petts, 88, native and longtime resident of DuBoistown, died Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, at Rose View Center, Williamsport. Born Nov. 18, 1930, at DuBoistown, she was the daughter of the late Franklin R. Baker and Mina D. (Baker) Fenstamaker. She was the widow of the late ...

Funerals

RHOADES — JoAnn C. Rhoades, city, 10 to 11 a.m. today, Maneval Allen Redmond Cremation & Funeral Home, Williamsport. SARNO — Barry E. Sarno, Jersey Shore, 10 a.m. today, Rearick-Carpenter Funeral Home. FIDLER — Harry Steven Fidler, White Deer, 11 a.m. today, Brooks Funeral Home ...

Carolyn Graziano

Carolyn M. Graziano, 95, of Warren, died Wednesday evening, Sept. 25, 2019, at Kinzua Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Warren, after an extended illness. She was born Oct. 19, 1923, in Williamsport, to the late Gregory and Marianna Turzanski Elniski. Carolyn was a 1942 graduate of ...

Timothy V. Porter

Timothy Vaughn Porter, 60, of Bradford, died Monday, Sept. 23, 2019. Friends may call at Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, PA, on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, from noon to 2 p.m.

David E. Tracy

David E. Tracy, 67, of Mansfield, formerly of East Smithfield, passed away on Sept. 26, 2019. As per his request, there will be no visitation. Disposition will be private at the convenience of the family. Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc. 637 S. Main St. Mansfield, PA 16933 is ...

Jennifer Hammond

Jennifer Leann “Jen” Hammond, 53, of Williamsport, passed away Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, at her mother’s home. Born June 10, 1966, in Williamsport, she was a daughter of Betty A. (Sheets) and the late John K. Hammond, who preceded her in death on Sept. 5, 2019. Jen was a 1984 ...

Joseph F. ‘Trader Okkie’ Okkelberg

Joseph F. “Trader Okkie” Okkelberg, 67, of Williamsport, died unexpectedly Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, at his home. Surviving is his loving wife of 32 years, Eileen S. (Miller) Okkelberg. Born Jan. 6, 1952, in Manhattan, N.Y., he was a son of the late Joseph F. Sr. and Iris (Price) ...

Merill E. Leidhecker Jr.

Merrill E. Leidhecker Jr., 86, of Linden, passed away Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, at AristaCare at Loyalsock after a brief stay. Surviving is his loving wife of 64 years, Gladys M. (Saiers) Leidhecker. Born May 5, 1933, in Williamsport, he was a son of the late Merrill E. Leidhecker Sr. and ...

Barry E. Sarno

Barry E. Sarno, 76, of Jersey Shore, passed away on Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, at his residence. He was born in Jersey Shore on March 1, 1943, to the late Joseph and Jeanette (Shelhamer) Sarno. Barry worked as a sales executive. A veteran, he served his country in the U.S. Army during the ...

Cheryl L. Boinske

Cheryl L. Boinske, 57, of Wellsboro, passed away at the Green Home on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019. Friends and family are invited to call on Saturday, Sept. 28, from 1 to 2 p.m., at Buckheit Funeral Chapel, 637 S. Main St., Mansfield. A funeral service will follow at 2 ...

Funerals

EGLI — Charles M. “Charlie” Egli Sr., Clarkstown, 1 p.m. today, Brooks Funeral Home, 207 Broadway St., Turbotville. Visitation from noon to 1 p.m. BENDER — Sharon Rene K. Bender, Fairfield Township, 4 p.m. today, Spitler Funeral Home, 733 Broad St., Montoursville. Visitation from 3 to ...

JoAnn C. Rhoades

JoAnn C. Rhoades, 72, passed away peacefully at 8:51 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 18, at IU Ball Memorial Hospital, surrounded by family. She was born in Johnstown, on Jan. 16, 1947, to John C. and Cozy M. Robinson. She grew up in Williamsport, and was educated in Williamsport public schools ...

Dusty June Fioretti

Dusty June Fioretti, 51, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, surrounded by her loving family and close friends at UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport Regional Medical Center. Born April 9, 1968, in Williamsport, she was a daughter to Donald R. “Butch” Brandt Jr. (Loretta) and Dixie Grimes ...

Dennis L. Bliss

Dennis L. Bliss, 76, of Tioga, passed away Sept. 24, 2019. Friends may call at Kenyon Funeral Home, Elkland, on Sunday, Sept. 29, from 2 to 4 p.m., where funeral services will follow at 4 p.m. kenyonfuneralhome.com

Funerals

KROPP — Robert L. “Bob” Kropp, South Williamsport, 11 a.m. today, Sanders Mortuary, 821 Diamond St., Williamsport. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. HENDERSHOT — Gary W. “Henny” Hendershot, Watsontown, 12:30 p.m. today, Brooks Funeral Home, 124 Main St., Watsontown. DEFFENBAUGH — ...

Clifford C. Parker

Clifford C. Parker, 91, of Blossburg, died at Arista Care in Williamsport, on Sept. 21, 2019. Born Aug. 23, 1928, in Fairview, W.Va., to Clifford and Hazel Parker. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a member of St. Mary of Czestochowa Church, Blossburg, Veterans of ...