Obituaries

Thomas M. Judd

Thomas M. Judd, 86, of Williamsport died Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at ManorCare Health Services. Born Oct. 1, 1930, in West Chester, he was a son of the late Nelson and Sara Martin Judd. Tom retired from AVCO after many years of service and enjoyed numerous trips in the United States and ...

Nancy Yoder

Nancy (Sechler) Yoder, 78, York, formerly of Watsontown, died June 8, 2017. Friends are invited to a graveside service 11 a.m. Saturday at Watsontown Cemetery. Please visit www.wfbrooksfuneralhome.com for complete obituary. Brooks Funeral Home, Watsontown.

Vincenzo ‘Vince’ Maiorana

Vincenzo ‘Vince’ Maiorana

Vincenzo “Vince” Maiorana, 35, of Muncy, passed away unexpectedly Friday, June 9, 2017, in West Palm Beach, Fla. Born Aug. 26, 1981, in Carini (PA), Sicily, he was a son of Maria (Sgroi) Maiorana, of Montoursville and the late Salvatore “Sal” Maiorana. Vince was a 2000 graduate of ...

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Joseph L. Mattis Jr.

Joseph L. Mattis Jr., 73, of Wellsboro, died Sunday, June 11, 2017, at his home. He was a U.S. Navy veteran. Visitation 11 a.m. to noon Friday, June 16, 2017, at Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield; services at noon. Burial in Tioga County Memorial Gardens, ...

Gloria Puller

Gloria J. Puller, 86, of Smethport, formerly of Rew, passed away Sunday, June 11, 2017, in the Bradford Regional Medical Center, Bradford. She was born Jan. 1, 1931, in Rew, a daughter of Ralph and Almena Woodring Means. In Olean, N.Y., she married Francis R. Puller, who survives. Fran and ...

Frances Groover

Frances Groover, 99, longtime resident of Canton, died June 12, 2017. Visitation 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Pepper’s, Canton, with funeral services at 1 p.m. Burial in Ogdensburg Cemetery. Memorials to Ogdensburg Cemetery Assoc. c/o 258 Union Center Road, Canton, PA ...

Fern A. Thomas

Fern A. Thomas, 95, formerly of Muncy, died Tuesday, June 6, 2017, in Corvallis, Ore. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Muncy Cemetery. The family is being assisted by Grenoble’s, 121 S. Main St., Muncy.

Tarren McConville

Tarren M. McConville, 30, of Mansfield, passed away on Sunday, June 11, 2017. Tarren was the husband of Tiffany (Morse) McConville. Visitation 3-4 p.m. Saturday, June 17, 2017, at Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield; 4 p.m. memorial service. ...

Ruth E. Patterson

Ruth E. Patterson, 78, of Watsontown, passed away Sunday, June 11, 2017. Friends and family are invited to call from 10-11 a.m. Thursday at Brooks Funeral Home and Cremation Svc, PC, 207 Broadway St., Turbotville, where the funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Presbyterian ...

Funerals

MURAWSKI — Joan O. Murawski, Montoursville, 11 a.m. today, Spitler Funeral Home, 733 Broad St., Montoursville. GAUS — Elizabeth Louise Murray Gaus, 9:30 a.m. Thursday, St. Boniface Catholic Church. Visitation 9-9:30 a.m. BOWER — Dwain G. Bower, Avis, 10 a.m. Friday, Welker’s, 125 ...

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Richard K. Strausser

Richard K. “Stretch” Strausser Jr., 74, of Muncy, died Saturday, June 10, 2017, in Canada. Born January 28, 1943, in Northumberland, he was a son of Leah Strausser, of Lewisburg and the late Richard K. Strausser, Sr. On July 2, 1988, he married the former Lorna Schmouder, who survives. ...

Stephen Ribovich

Stephen Ribovich

Stephen Ribovich, 80, well-known Ralston, resident, passed away peacefully Friday evening, June 9, 2017, at Hershey Medical Center. Born Nov. 16, 1936, in Canton, Stephen Leslie, also known as “Ribo” to many, was a son of the late Stephen and Geraldine (Turner) Ribovich. He graduated ...

Dwain G. Bower

Dwain G. Bower

Dwain G. Bower, 85, of Avis, passed away Saturday, June 10, 2017, at his home surrounded by his children. Born April 21, 1932, in Elmira, N.Y., he was a son to the late John F. Bower Sr. and the former Dorothy A. Doane. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife, ...

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Gerald Dallas Owen

Gerald Dallas Owen, 87, of Lock Haven, passed away Saturday, June 10, 2017, at Susque View Home Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born April 15, 1930, in Canton, he was the son to the late Harold Owen and former Georgia Smith. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his ...

Robert G. Thompson Jr.

Robert G. “Bobby” Thompson Jr., 64, of Arnot, passed away on Friday, June 9, 2017, ManorCare, Williamsport. Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, is assisting the family. www.buckheitfcandcrematory.com

William Robert Waldeisen

William Robert Waldeisen, 87, of Williamsport and the husband of the former, Marion E. Stroehmann for over 61 years, died June 9, 2017, at The Gatehouse in Divine Providence Hospital. A full obituary will appear in Wednesday’s edition of the Sun-Gazette. Arrangements are being handled by ...

Funerals

BRICKLEY — Helen Ann Brickley, Jersey Shore, 10 a.m. today, Frederick B. Welker Funeral Home, 125 N. Main St., Jersey Shore. McKEE — Wilma Jean McKee, Watsontown, 10 a.m. today, Maple Grove Cemetery, 715 Broad St., Horseheads, N.Y. FISHER — Hattie Louise Fisher, formerly of Allenwood, ...

Elizabeth Louise Murray Gaus

Elizabeth Louise Murray Gaus, aka “Bettilou Gaus”, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016 at the McGraw Hospice in Jacksonville, Fla. She was surrounded by her immediate family at the time of her passing. Bettilou was born Jan. 17, 1927, in Murray, Pa. One of four children, she ...

Funerals

FROHM — Marjorie Ann Beach Frohm, formerly of Knoxville, 2 p.m. today, Riverside Cemetery, Knoxville. ROAN — Richard D. Roan, 2 p.m. today, Roan’s Auction Gallery, 3530 Lycoming Creek Road, Cogan Station. BRICKLEY — Helen Ann Brickley, Jersey Shore, 10 a.m. Monday, Frederick B. ...

James A. Pratt Sr.

James “Jim” A. Pratt Sr., 81, of Mansfield, passed on Thursday, June 8, 2017. In keeping with James’s wishes there will be no services. The family requests no flowers per Jim’s wishes. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, is assisting the family. ...