Obituaries

Theresa Joann Gehret Mitchell

Theresa Joann Gehret Mitchell, 87, formerly of Williamsport, entered into eternal rest on Friday, June 1, 2018, while a resident of Buffalo Valley Nursing Center in Lewisburg, Pa. Theresa was married for 62 years to Myron “Bud” C. Mitchell Sr., who preceded her in death in November ...

Wayne L. Shick

Wayne L. Shick, 66, passed away on June 3, 2018, at his home. Born in Williamsport, he was the son of the late LeRoy Shick and Pearl Harris Shick. He graduated from Montoursville Area High School in 1969. After graduation he enlisted in the U.S. Army. While enlisted he served in Vietnam ...

Funerals

MULCAHY — Joseph W. Mulcahy, Lawrenceville, Pa., 11 a.m. today, St. James Episcopal Church, 18 St. James St., Mansfield. Visitation from 10:30 to 11 a.m. DUBOIS — Arthur F. DuBois, Coudersport, Pa., noon Wednesday, First United Presbyterian Church, Coudersport. Visitation from 10 a.m. to ...

South Side talks budget deficit as vote nears

With a vote on the 2018-19 budget and a likely 0.5-mill tax increase fast approaching, the South Williamsport Area School District administrators answered questions from both board members and the public Monday night. The tax increase, if passed, would bring the tax rate to 15.75 mills. A ...

John J. Baker Sr.

Mr. John J. Baker Sr., of Williamsport, passed away peacefully at home on June 2, 2018. He was the former husband of Alma Winslow, of Williamsport. Born Nov. 14, 1942, in Williamsport, John was the son of the late Blanchard and Martha Mabel Baker. John was a Union Electrician, and a longtime ...

Emerson W. Knyrim

Emerson W. Knyrim, 87, of Montoursville, passed away Saturday, June 2, 2018, at UPMC Susquehanna Hospital, Williamsport. Emerson was born in Hazleton on Dec. 11, 1930, a son of the late Christian and Hilda E. (Ehmer) Knyrim. He graduated from Hazleton High School and Penn State University. ...

Joseph W. Mulcahy

Joseph William Mulcahy, 90, of Lawrenceville, Pa., died Friday, June 1, 2018. Visitation Tuesday, June 5, 2018, from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at St. James Episcopal Church, 18 St. James St., Mansfield, PA. Funeral services at 11 a.m. www.buckheitfcandcrematory.com

Doris M. LeBlanc

Doris M. “Doty” LeBlanc, 99, formerly of Blossburg, passed away, June 1, 2018, at Broad Acres in Wellsboro. Born in Blossburg March 15, 1919, she was a daughter of the late Clarence and Elnora (Bergquist) Ogden. She was the wife of the late Octave “Frenchy” LeBlanc. Doris was the ...

Funerals

RHOADS — Janice M. Rhoads, formerly of Muncy, 11 a.m. today, Grenoble’s, 121 S. Main St., Muncy. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. SCHUYLER — Helen L. Schuyler, of Turbotville, 11 a.m. today, Brooks Funeral Home & Cremation Svc., PC, 207 Broadway St., Turbotville. Visitation from 10 to ...

Ivan L. Dodd

Ivan L. Dodd, 92, of Jersey Shore, passed away Wednesday, May 31, at Rose View Center, Williamsport. He was born Jan. 5, 1926, in State College, the son of the late Wilbur and Winifred (Henry) Dodd. Ivan graduated from State College High School and shortly after enlisted in the U.S. Army Air ...

Gene L. Sortman

Gene Lynn Sortman, 80, was born Sept. 3, 1937, in Williamsport. He was the son of Harrison and Henrietta (Citti) Sortman. Gene succumbed to complications from Alzheimer’s disease in Aurora, Colo., on May 28, 2018. Gene is survived by his wife, Joan (Dietrick) Sortman of 60 years; daughter, ...

Funerals

HARDING — Betty M. Joslyn Harding, 12:30 to 3 p.m. today, The Barn at Hillsprings Farm, 535 County Route 85, Addison. MENDLER — Michele L. Mendler, Hughesville, 3 p.m. today, her father’s home, 3867 Route 220, Hughesville. Visitation from 1 to 3 p.m. DANDOIS — Patrick A. Dandois, ...

Ethel R. Wilhelm

Ethel R. Wilhelm, 89, of Hellertown, passed away peacefully Friday, June 1, 2018, at AristaCare at Loyalsock. She was preceded in death by her husband of 15 years, William P. Wilhelm. Born Dec. 27, 1928, in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Donchez) Gescek. Ethel ...

Ray H. Stilwell

Ray H. Stilwell, 80, formerly of 365 Jerome Ave., Williamsport, died Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in Valley View Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born in Highspire, Pa., on Dec. 18, 1937, the son of Harry W. and Winifred McCadden Stilwell. Ray had been employed by PPL Electric Utilities ...

Renee M. Hoagland

Renee M. Hoagland, 89, of Williamsport, died Thursday, May 31, 2018, at her residence. Born Oct. 31, 1928, in Sannois, France, she was a daughter of the late Mr. & Mrs. Louis Carruel. Renee was a cook at the former Sycamore Manor, Leader Nursing Home (South) and Presbyterian Home. She ...

Philip F. Spencer

Philip F. Spencer, 86, of Covington, passed away May 31, 2018, at home. He was born March 4, 1932, in Clymer Township, the son of Artie Reese and Fidelia Wass. At a young age he was taken in by Paul and Florence Austin Spencer. He attended school in Fallbrook, Morris Run. Philip was a long ...

Funerals

MORSE — Sandra J. Morse, city, 10 a.m. today, Sanders Mortuary, 821 Diamond St. FAZZARI — Lee K. Fazzari, Aurora, Ill., formerly of Flanders, N.J. and Pennsylvania, 11 a.m. today, River Glen Presbyterian Church, Naperville, Ill. WERNER — Marjorie E. Werner, Watsontown, 11 a.m. today, ...

James H. Gold

Rev. James H. Gold, 86, of Mifflinburg, passed away Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at his home. Born Feb. 6, 1932, in Muncy, he was the son of the late William H. and Margaret Priestley (Russell) Gold; direct descendant of scientist Joseph Priestley, who discovered oxygen. On June 9, 1957, he married ...

Janice M. Rhoads

Janice M. Rhoads, 85, formerly of Bastian Road, Muncy, died Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at the Williamsport Home. Born Oct. 26, 1932, in Jackson Township, Columbia County, she was a daughter of the late Charles Henry and Ethel Alice (Miller) Swank. On April 2, 1961, she married Donald R. ...

Richard L. Hazen

Richard L. Hazen, 80, of Jersey Shore, passed away Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at UPMC Susquehanna surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Jersey Shore, Sept. 2, 1937, the son of the late Emerson R. and Inez B. (Shaffer) Hazen. Richard graduated from the Jersey Shore Senior High School ...