Obituaries

Melissa J. Tracy

Melissa J. Tracy, 57, of Harrison Valley, Pa., died Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017. Friends may call at the Harrison Valley Federated Church on Saturday, December 16 from noon to 2 p.m., with a Memorial Service at 2 p.m. Arrangements are entrusted to Olney Funeral Home, Ulysses, Pa.

Ellsworth R. Vollmer Jr.

Ellsworth Robert “Bob” Vollmer Jr., 85, passed away Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, at UPMC Williamsport Hospital, with his family at his side. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Donald Vollmer. A full obituary is available at www.KnightConferFuneralHome.com.

Funerals

BERNHARDT — Margaret ‘Margie’ Bernhardt, Lititz, 11 a.m. today, St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 601 E. Delp Road, Lancaster, Pa. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. BROWNSBERGER — Jacob T. Brownsberger, Watsontown, 11 a.m. today, Brooks Funeral Home and Cremation Svc, PC, 207 Broadway ...

Ellsworth R. Vollmer Jr.

Ellsworth Robert “Bob” Vollmer Jr., 85, passed away Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, at UPMC Williamsport Hospital, with his family at his side. Born Oct. 14, 1932, in Williamsport, he was a son of Ellsworth Sr. and Grace (Sarvey) Vollmer. He was an Army Veteran of the Korean War. He retired from ...

Margaret ‘Margie’ Bernhardt

Margaret “Margie” Bernhardt, 83, of Lititz, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, at Moravian Manor. Born in Williamsport, she was the daughter of the late Francis and Clara (Wheeler) Stopper. She was the loving wife of Richard “Dick” Bernhardt with whom she shared over 53 years of ...

William E. Stiner

William E. “Bill” Stiner, 76, of Williamsport, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, surrounded by family. Born on Dec. 13, 1940, in Karthaus, he was the son of the late William C. and Gertrude E. Royer Stiner. On June 30, 1962, in Clarence, he married Sandra Jean Gomola. ...

Harold W. Jenkins

Harold W. Jenkins, 89, of Elkland, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, at the family home with his family by his side. Born May 4, 1928, in Elkland, he was the son of the late, Walter and Kathryn (Bacon) Jenkins. Harold graduated from Elkland High School, Rochester Business Institute and ...

James E. Lomison

James E. Lomison, 70, of Jersey Shore, passed away Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, at Manorcare in Jersey Shore. He was born Nov. 18, 1947, in Bellefonte, a son of Richard and Lois (Love) Lomison. James was a graduate of Monterey High School in Monterey, Calif. He was a SGT with the U.S. Air Force ...

Richard C. Patterson

Richard C. Patterson, 73, of Sabinsville, passed away on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. Family will receive friends at Kenyon Funeral Home, 222 W. Main St., Westfield on Friday 2–4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. and on Saturday 9:30–11 a.m. A funeral service and firemen’s service will follow at 11 ...

Bobbie Yetsko

Bobbie Yetsko, 90, of Williamsport died Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, at UPMC Susquehanna-Williamsport. A full obituary and memorial service will be published at a later date. Arrangements are entrusted to Sanders Mortuary.

John M. Peterson

John M. Peterson, 81, of Osceola, passed away on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, at his home. Private family services will be held at their convenience. Memorial donations may be made in John’s honor to a charity of your choice. Arrangements are in care of Kenyon Funeral Home, Elkland. ...

Funerals

STACKHOUSE — Arlena A. Stackhouse, Unityville, 11 a.m. tonight, McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home, 557 E. Water St., Hughesville. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. YOUNG — Dorothy L. Young, Jersey Shore, 11:30 a.m. today, Phelps Chapel Church, 68 Phelps Chapel Road, Jersey Shore. Visitation from 10 ...

Mary E. Thompson

Mary E. Thompson, 88, of Linden, passed away peacefully, Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, at The Gatehouse of Divine Providence Hospital. She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Donald S. Thompson Sr. Born Feb. 25, 1929, in Linden, she was a daughter of Watson and Margaret (Panion) ...

Dorothy L. Young

Dorothy L. Young, 84, of Jersey Shore, passed away at her home, Sat. Dec. 9, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Lock Haven, on Feb. 11, 1933, the daughter of Wilber “Earl” Welch and Eva (Bowmaster) Welch Scheesley. On Feb. 12, 1949, one day after turning 16, Dorothy ...

Janice L. Phelps

Janice Lorraine Phelps, of Elkland, passed away on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, at her home after a long battle with cancer at the age of 77. Preceded in death by her grandparents, Frank and Myrtle Enderle; mother, Beatrice “Daisy” Davis; and infant daughter, Terri Jean Phelps. She is ...

Arlena A. Stackhouse

Arlena A. Stackhouse, 88, of Unityville, died Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, at The Gardens at Millville. Born Oct. 21, 1929, in Hughesville, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Ethel (Woodside) Shaner. On July 7, 1947 she married the late, Guy R. Stackhouse, who preceded her in death on Nov. 6, ...

Gary A. Roupp

Gary A. Roupp, 78, of Williamsport died Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, at his residence. Born August 10, 1939, in Williamsport, he was a son of Grant and Lydia Reed Roupp. Gary was a 1957 graduate of Williamsport High School and also graduated from Williamsport Area Community College with a degree ...

William L. Moody Jr.

Mr. William Leonard Moody Jr., 88, South Williamsport native and former resident, died Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, at UPMC Pinnacle Harrisburg Hospital. Born Nov. 10, 1929, at South Williamsport, he was the son of the late William Leonard, Sr. and Amelia M. (Geisler) Moody. William was a graduate ...

Echo L. Harper

Echo L. Harper, 33, of Williamsport, passed away Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, at UPMC Susquehanna after a year-long battle with melanoma cancer. Born Oct. 26, 1984, in Williamsport she is a daughter of Mary L. (Richard) Kurtz, of Williamsport. Echo attended Walk by Faith Full Gospel Church. She ...

Jacob T. Brownsberger

Jacob T. Brownsberger, 71, of Watsontown, passed away Friday, Dec. 8. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Brooks Funeral Home & Cremation Svc, PC, 207 Broadway St., Turbotville, with funeral service 11 a.m. Thursday, at the funeral home. www.wfbrooksfuneralhome.com