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Obituaries

Doyle G. Dodson

Doyle G. Dodson, 85, of Bloomsburg, passed away on Monday, Nov. 23, 2020, at his Montour Township home, where he resided for the past 33 years. He was born on Sunday, May 12, 1935 in Fishingcreek Township, a son of the late Glenn and Lena (Stoker) Dodson. Doyle graduated from Benton High ...

Rebecca A. ‘Becky’ Spencer

Rebecca A. “Becky” Spencer, 67, of New Columbia, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020 at her home. Born March 12, 1953 in Harrisburg, she was the daughter of the late Leonard and Virginia (Zaring) Zellers. On May 26, 1974 she married David E. Spencer and they have celebrated 46 years of ...

Pauline Smith

Pauline Smith, 91, of Troy, passed away Nov. 25, 2020. There are no immediate plans for a public service. A celebration of Pauline’s life is being planned for spring of 2021. Arrangements have been entrusted to Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Mansfield. www.buckheitfcandcrematory.com

Robert B. Miller

Robert B. Miller, 80, of South Williamsport, passed away Thursday Nov. 26, 2020 at UPMC Susquehanna. Surviving is his loving wife of 56 years, Judith (Britton) Miller whom he married on July 18, 1964. Born January 30, 1940 in Williamsport, he was a son of the late Oscar R. and Margaret H. ...

Brook A. Ammerman

Brook A. Ammerman, 71, of Hillsgrove, passed away Friday, Nov. 27, 2020, at Heritage Springs. He was born on April 22, 1949, in Bellefonte, the son of Donald R. and Joyce (Breon) Ammerman. Brook retired from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Resources where he was a forest ...

Lisa Jean Smith Lovett

Lisa Jean Smith Lovett, 53, of Morgantown, W.Va., passed away Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020 at home in Morgantown, W.Va. Lisa was born June 10, 1967 in Jersey Shore, and is a daughter of Donald Lee and Yvonne Doris (Shalett) Smith. In addition to her parents, survivors include her husband of 24 ...

Grace I. (Bitler) Houseweart

Grace I. (Bitler) Houseweart, 89, of Hughesville, went to be with the lord on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, at Nottingham Village, Northumberland. Grace was a 50-year member of Order of Eastern Star where she served as Worthy Matron for three terms. She was also a member of the Red Hats ...

Ruth P. Fornwalt

Ruth P. Fornwalt, 93, formerly of South Williamsport, died peacefully, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020 at The Williamsport Home. Born April 6, 1927 in Millville, she was a daughter of George and Katherine (Criswell) Gower. Ruth retired from Wundies after 45 years and then worked 17 years in the ...

Mary Jane LeGros Hamm

Mary Jane LeGros Hamm, who was born on October 18, 1923, passed from this earthly plane to the next life at the age of 97 on Wednesday, November 25, 2020. Mary was born in Patton, Pennsylvania as the fourth born of five children to Alexander and Emma Louise (LeChene) LeGros. Her brothers, ...

Funerals

BATHGATE — John Robert “Robbie” Bathgate, Middlebury Center, noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Miles Mountain MX track, Route 49, Elkland. JONES — Alexis Marie Jones, visitation 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield. HERSHEY — Melvin ...

Martin G. Gira

Martin G. Gira, 98, of Loyalsock Township, passed away unexpectedly at home on Wednesday Nov. 18, 2020. Martin was born May 29, 1922 in Osceola Mills, a son of Joseph and Bertha (Hollis) Gira. He moved to the Williamsport area when he was younger and in 1943 was inducted into the U.S. Army. ...

Martin G. Gira

Martin G. Gira, 98, of Loyalsock Township, passed away unexpectedly at home on Wednesday Nov. 18, 2020. Martin was born May 29, 1922 in Osceola Mills, a son of Joseph and Bertha (Hollis) Gira. He moved to the Williamsport area when he was younger and in 1943 was inducted into the U.S. Army. ...

Esther Elizabeth Feaster

Esther Elizabeth Feaster, 81, a resident of Montgomery, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020 at her residence. Born Monday, Oct. 16, 1939 at Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pa., she was a daughter of the late Harold Hines and Emma (Mann) Hill. Esther was preceded in death by her husband, ...

James F. ‘Jim’ Johnson

James F. “Jim” Johnson, 84, of Williamsport, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020 at home surrounded by his family. Born May 24, 1936 in Williamsport, he was a son of the late Edmund C. and Gertrude L. (Miller) Johnson. Jim was a Williamsport Area High School graduate and ...

Ramon B. Short

Ramon B. Short, 84, of Tioga, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020 at The Green Home in Wellsboro. He was born on May 13, 1936 in Blossburg, the son of Clifford and Ethel (Wright) Short. Ramon owned and operated Shorts Bar in Tioga. Ramon is survived by his son, Clifford (Dru) Short of ...

John Robert ‘Robbie’ Bathgate

John Robert “Robbie” Bathgate, #22x, 17, Middlebury Center, died on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020 in Osceola. A life celebration will be at Miles Mountain MX track, Route 49, Elkland, Saturday, Nov. 28, from noon to 4 p.m. Arrangements entrusted to Kenyon Funeral Home, ...

Cathy P. Moore

Cathy P. Moore, 61, of Turbotville, went to be with her Lord on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020 at her home. Visitation from 1 to 2 p.m. on Friday at First Presbyterian Church, 401 Main St., Watsontown with funeral service at 2 p.m. Full obituary can be seen at www.wfbrooksfuneralhome.com.

Joe Franklin Collins

Joe Franklin Collins passed away Nov. 16, 2020 at 1:26 a.m. at Delta rehab home. A private service to spread ashes will take place.

Excerpts from federal judge’s decision to dismiss lawsuit

The following are excerpts from U.S. District Judge Matthew W. Brann’s dismissal of the lawsuit pursued by Donald J. Trump for President Inc. and others. Brann dismissed the lawsuit, which alleged irregularities in how mail-in ballots could be “cured” or altered by voters to comply with ...

Vyrl G. Kaiser

Vyrl G. Kaiser, 60, of Northway Road, Williamsport, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020 at UPMC Susquehanna, Williamsport. Arrangements were entrusted to the Cremation Society of North Central PA, 408 South Main St., Jersey Shore. “Our Family...Serving your Family”