Obituaries

Alford M. Nelson Jr.

Alford M. Nelson Jr., 81, of Jersey Shore, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, at the Penn State Hershey Medical Center. Born Jan. 28, 1938, in Jersey Shore, he was a son to the late Alford M. Nelson Sr. and the former Ada Frye. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his ...

Funerals

FAY — Mark R. Fay, Westfield, 2 to 4 p.m. today, Potter Brook People’s Church. SCHAAR — Danielle Ruth Schaar, Westfield, 2 p.m. today, Westfield United Methodist Church. TUDOR — Esther L. Tudor, city, 10 a.m. Monday, Crouse Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 133 E. Third St., ...

Ruth E. Hanford

Mrs. Ruth E. Hanford, 85, longtime resident of South Williamsport, died Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, at Rose View Center, Williamsport. Born Aug. 31, 1934, at Fairfield Township, Lycoming County, she was the daughter of the late Preston Earl and Vera Alice (Drick) Shaner. Ruth and her late ...

Shirley M. Guffey

Shirley M. Guffey, 85, of Turbotville, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, with her family by her side. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 16, at Brooks Funeral Home & Cremation Svc. PC, 207 Broadway St., Turbotville, where a funeral service will be held on Sept. 17, at 11 ...

Frederick E. Nicewinter

Frederick E. Nicewinter, 93, of Muncy passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, at the Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Unit of Muncy. A full obituary will follow in the Sun-Gazette Oct. 1 and on our website next week. Arrangements have been entrusted to McCarty~Thomas Funeral Home, ...

Penny L. Hulbert

Penny L. (Bowen) Hulbert, 54, of Wellsboro, died on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019. She was born on Dec. 6, 1964. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 2 p.m. at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc. Wellsboro, with Rev. Dan Dykes officiating.

John L. Naval

John L. Naval, 99, of Woodward Avenue, Lock Haven, passed away Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, at Haven Skilled Rehabilitation and Nursing. Private services will be at the convenience of the family. Online thoughts and memories can be made at www.yost-gedonfuneralhome.com.

Funerals

COTNER — Frederick Nelson Cotner, McEwensville, 10 a.m. today, Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, 10275 Route 44, Watsontown. MILLIRON — Elizabeth M. Milliron, Muncy, 11 a.m. today, Pleasant View Wesleyan Church, 994 E. Penn St., Muncy. CROOKS — Kenneth W. Crooks, Trout Run, 1 p.m. today, ...

Carl E. ‘Pap-Pap’ Lucas

Carl E. “Pap-Pap” Lucas, 93, of Williamsport, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, at UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 43 years, Jean M. (Mauck) Lucas. Born Jan. 18, 1926, in Williamsport, he was the son of the late Arthur W. and Isabelle ...

Danielle Ruth Schaar

Danielle Ruth Schaar, 35, Westfield, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019. Family will receive friends at Kenyon Funeral Home, 222 W. Main St., Westfield, on Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. A funeral service will be held at Westfield United Methodist Church on Sunday at 2 ...

Janet G. Baker

Janet G. Baker, 75, Lawrenceville, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, at Soldiers & Sailors Hospital, Wellsboro. Family and friends are invited to pay their respects Monday, Sept. 16, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., followed by a service at 7:30 p.m., at Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, ...

Nancy Goertz Meredith Salabes

Nancy Goertz Meredith Salabes, 84, passed away Aug. 27, 2019, in Nokomis, Fla., where she had resided since 1978. Born on March 24, 1935, in Williamsport, Nancy was a daughter of William and Anna Mae Goertz. Nancy was an active volunteer at historic Spanish Point where she received numerous ...

Mark R. Fay

Mark R. Fay, 52, of Potter Brook, Westfield, died Monday, Aug. 12, 2019. Friends may attend a visitation at the Potter Brook People’s Church on Sunday, Sept. 15, from 2 to 4 p.m. Arrangements are with Olney Funeral Home, Ulysses.

Beverly A. (Dickinson) Garver

Beverly A. (Dickinson) Garver, 81, Middlebury Center, passed away at her home on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019. A private memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family. Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, is assisting the family. www.buckheitfcandcrematory.com

Shirley J. McClain

Shirley J. McClain, 70, of Cogan Station, passed away at home on Sept. 10, 2019. She was born in Williamsport on March 22, 1949, a daughter of the late Bernard and Irma (Waltz) Paulhamus, of Cogan Station. She was married Sept 30, 1978, to Stephen M. McClain. Together they celebrated 25 ...

Funerals

SCHULTZ — Navin D. “Doug” Shultz, Muncy, 10 a.m. today, McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home, 557 E. Water St., Hughesville. CLARK — Nancy Louise Clark, Shamokin, 11 a.m. today, Summit Cemetery, 2122 Irish Valley Road, Shamokin Township. FALCK — Glenn H. Falck, Mechanicsburg, 11 a.m. ...

Patricia Gail ‘Pat’ (Kring) Bickel

Patricia Gail “Pat” (Kring) Bickel, 78, wife of Shuman Bickel, of Avis, passed away on Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, at Manor Care, Jersey Shore. Born in Johnstown on Jan. 30, 1941, Pat was the daughter of the late Maurice (Slim) and Evelyn (Wilson) Kring. Pat was a graduate of Chestnut Ridge ...

Shirley JoAnn McClain

Shirley JoAnn McClain, 70, of Cogan Station, passed away Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at her home. A full obituary will appear at a later date. www.KnightConferFuneralHome.com

Alford M. Nelson Jr.

Alford M. Nelson Jr., 81, of Jersey Shore, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, at the Penn State Hershey Medical Center. A full obituary will be published in Sunday’s edition. www.WelkerFuneralHome.com

Esther L. Tudor

Esther L. Tudor, 90, a lifelong resident of Williamsport, died at Ravine Ridge Rehabilitation Center on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019. Esther was born in Williamsport on Nov. 15, 1929, a daughter of Oran C. and Mamie A. (Bolich) DeRemer. She was a graduate of Williamsport High School and had ...