Obituaries

Gloria J. Gray

Gloria J. Gray, 77, a resident of Pennsdale, passed away on Monday, March 5, 2018, at the Williamsport Home. Born Sept. 4, 1940, in Williamsport, Lycoming County, she was a daughter of the late Harold and Mildred Peach Kinney. She was the wife of John R. Gray with whom she celebrated a 47th ...

Alford R. Sheppard

Alford R. “Red” Sheppard, 84, a resident of Pennsdale, passed away on Tuesday, March 6, 2018, in the Williamsport Regional Medical Center. Born Oct. 25, 1933, at Millfield, Athens County, Ohio he was a son of the late Alford and Bertha (Giffin) Sheppard. Red was preceded in death by his ...

1SG Richard E. Fox, U.S. Army (Ret.)

Richard E. Fox, 78, passed away on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. Richard was born on April 14, 1939, in Jersey Shore. A 1957 Jersey Shore High School graduate, he proudly served as a military police officer in the U.S. Army where he retired with the rank of First Sergeant after 35 years. Richard ...

Beverly J. Hitman

Beverly J. “Chickie” Hitman, 64, formerly of Wellsboro, passed away on Friday, March 2, 2018. Family will receive friends at Kenyon Funeral Home, 214 W. Main St., Elkland on Friday, 6–8 p.m. and on Saturday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Funeral service on Saturday at 1 p.m. ...

Alta Mae Whitmoyer

Alta Mae Whitmoyer, 86, of Watsontown, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 4, 2018. Family and friends will be received from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Trinity United Church of Christ, 602 Main St., Watsontown, where the funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Burial will follow ...

Barbara A. Roush

Barbara A. Roush, 84, of Hughesville, passed away Friday, March 2, 2018, at Williamsport Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, April 7 at The Beacon: A Methodist Church (formerly Bethany United Methodist Church), 111 S. 2nd St., Hughesville. Following the ...

Mary K. Loomis

Mary K. Loomis, 75, of Mansfield, Pa., passed away on Monday, March 5, 2018, at her home. She was born on August 2, 1942, in Bay City, Mich., a daughter of Lester and Marie (Stepanski) Porter. Mary was the wife of Thomas H. Loomis with whom they shared 51 years of marriage. She was employed ...

Funerals

DODSON — Darlene K. Hafer Dodson, South Williamsport, 10 a.m. today, Sanders Mortuary, 821 Diamond St. BROOKS — Christian B. Brooks, Jersey Shore, 11 a.m. today, Calvary Baptist Church, 315 Thompson St., Jersey Shore. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. TILBURG — Charles E. Tilburg, South ...

Allethea Elaine Bruce

Allethea Elaine Bruce, 69, of Lewisburg, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 3, 2018, after complications from a stroke, at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. She was born in Ashland, to Betty and Jack Miller, and graduated from Shikellamy High School in 1966 and the Florida ...

Darlene K. Hafer Dodson

Darlene K. Hafer Dodson, 82, of South Williamsport, passed away peacefully with family by her side Sunday, March 4, 2018, at the Gatehouse of Divine Providence Hospital. Born Jan. 15, 1936, in Williamsport, she was a daughter of the late Henry B. and Kathryn I. (Gair) Green, Sr. Darlene ...

Raymond E. Venema Jr.

Raymond E. Venema Jr., 67, of Montoursville, passed away Saturday, March 3, 2018, at UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport Regional Medical Center. He was born Oct. 14, 1950, in Williamsport, a son of Raymond E. Sr. and the late Marian A. Raker Venema. He was a 1968 graduate of Montoursville Area ...

Thomas J. Cusick

Thomas J. Cusick, 48, died after surgical complications on March 3, 2018, in Williamsport. Tom was a social, active man who was deeply involved as a Past Master in Labelle Vallee Masonic Lodge No. 232 and participated in all their meetings and public charity events. He particularly enjoyed ...

Raymond R. Branish

Raymond R. “Ray” Branish, 82, of Williamsport, passed away Sunday, March 4, 2018, at ManorCare Health Services-North, Williamsport. He was born on Sept. 12, 1935, in Footedale, Pa., and was the son of the late Raymond Franklin and Anna (Krostic) Branish. He graduated from Uniontown ...

Ronald E. Gee

Ronald E. Gee, 66, of Elkland, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at Unity Hospital in Rochester, N.Y. He enlisted in the U.S. Army where he served in the Vietnam War. Visitation 1-3 p.m. Friday, March 9, at Kenyon Funeral Home, 214 W. Main St., Elkland, with 3 p.m. services. ...

Felizitas R. Southard

Felizitas R. “Lizzi” Southard, 81, a resident of Montgomery, passed on Monday, March 5, 2018, in the UPMC Muncy Valley Hospital. Born in Oberglogau, Germany on Sunday, June 21, 1936, she was a daughter of the late Heinrich and Angela Marie (Ulitska) Konig. Lizzi was preceded in death by her ...

Marlayne Swartz

Marlayne Swartz, 49, of Canton, died March 3, 2018. A private family service will be held at Pepper’s in Canton. Memorial donations may be made to the Animal Care Sanctuary, P.O. Box A, East Smithfield, PA 18817. www.pepperfuneralhomes.com

Shirley Mix

Shirley (Finnerty) Mix, 82, of Canton, Pa., wife of Ronald, died March 5, 2018. Calling hours are 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 9, at Pepper’s in Canton with a memorial service at 1 p.m. Make donations to Terrace Lanes, 195 Weigester St., Troy, PA 16947. www.pepperfuneralhomes.com

Harold F. Heimbach

Harold F. Heimbach, 80, of Muncy-Exchange Road, Muncy, passed away Monday, March 5, 2018, at his home. Born March 12, 1937, in West Buffalo Township, Union County, he was the son of the late Albert and Myrtle (Aikey) Heimbach. On April 25, 1970, he married the former Nina H. Lyons and they ...

Celia Levindofski

Celia Levindofski, 97, of Morris Run, passed away March 5, 2018, at the Athens Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center. Born May 6, 1920, in Morris Run, Celia Frances was the daughter of the late Joseph and Maria (Romel) Levindofski. She was employed by JP Ward Foundry in Blossburg for over 30 ...

Elizabeth C. Moore

Elizabeth C. Moore, 91, of Williamsport, went to be with the Lord on Monday, March 5, 2018. Betty was born in New York City on Jan. 25, 1927, a daughter of John M. and Esther (Bertin) Bernardi. She was a St. Joseph High School graduate and had worked for many years at the Acme Supermarket. ...