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Obituaries

Harry Lee Smith

Harry Lee Smith, 68, of South Williamsport, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, at his home. He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Christine Smith, whom he married Aug. 12, 1972. Born Sept. 27, 1951 in Philipsburg, he was a son of the late Thomas and Margaret (Mayhue) ...

Kim E. Knight

Kim E. Knight, 65, of Hughesville, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020, at his home. For a complete obituary and for your expressions of sympathy please visit our website at www.mccartythomas.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to McCarty~Thomas Funeral Home, Hughesville.

Funerals

ALEXANDER — Shirley B. Alexander, formerly of Watsontown, 11 a.m. today, Brooks Funeral Home & Cremation Svc PC, 124 Main St., Watsontown. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. WERTZ — Roger S. Wertz, Montoursville, 11 a.m. today, St. John Lutheran “Brick” Church, 196 Brick Church Road, ...

Scoreboard engineering, bidding asked to be handled by third party

City Council’s public works committee gave a positive recommendation for Larson Design Group to do engineering services for a video scoreboard design, bidding and limited construction at Bowman Field. The proposal is a $93,000 contract for the engineering firm, said Joseph Pawlak, city ...

Herman U. ‘Pappy’ Woodside

Herman U. “Pappy” Woodside, 91, formerly of Lairdsville, passed away peacefully on Aug. 4, 2020, at Muncy Place. Herman was born on Oct. 28, 1928 in Unityville, and was a son of the late Lawrence and Margaret Woodside. Herman is survived by his wife of 32 years, Cheryl (Robbins) ...

Anna L. Jordan

Anna L. Jordan, 76, of Gold, died Monday, Aug. 3, 2020. Friends may call at The Gold Church, 2402 Route 49 West, Ulysses, Friday, Aug. 7, from 10 to 11 a.m., with services at 11 a.m. CDC and PA Department of Health guidelines apply. Arrangements are with Olney-Foust Funeral Homes & ...

Funerals

RUSSELL — James P. “Butch” Russell Jr., Hughesville, 11 a.m. today, The Beacon: A United Methodist Church, 148 S. Main St., Hughesville. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. ALEXANDER — Shirley B. Alexander, formerly of Watsontown, 11 a.m. Thursday, Brooks Funeral Home & Cremation Svc ...

Thelma B. Petter

Thelma B. Petter, 82, died on Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, at Brandywine Living at Dresher Estates in Dresher, of dementia. Born Aug. 4, 1937 in Harrisburg, she was the proud mother of four daughters, Marlene Petter of Kempton, Lynne Pierce (Scott) of Blue Bell, Karen Schwing (Fred) of Beach ...

Ethel G. Copen

Ethel G. Copen, 69, of Williamsport, passed away Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, at Manor Care North. Born July 30, 1951 in Montgomery, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Joshua Allen Copen and Osie Lea (Given) Copen. Surviving are two daughters and one son, Rebecca (Paul) Sturgess of ...

John W. Zellers

On Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, John W. Zellers, loving brother and uncle, passed away at the age of 66. John was born on Dec. 1, 1953 in Williamsport to Lewis and Marceline (Dodds) Zellers. John was an avid baseball player in his youth. John had a passion for jewelry making and was the ...

Mrs. Alice Mae Eddinger

Mrs. Alice Mae Eddinger, 97, of Elimsport, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020, at The Williamsport Home. Born April 9, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Daniel Amos and Martha (Miller) Ludwig. She attended grade school at The Hillside School near Elimsport and was a member of the ...

Alberta (Bertie) Moore Gedon

Alberta (Bertie) Moore Gedon, 90, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020. She was the wife of Edward C. Gedon. A full obituary can be found at www.yost-gedonfuneralhome.com and the Yost-Gedon Funeral Home Facebook page.

Richard (Richie) E. Sunderlin II

Richard (Richie) E. Sunderlin II, 57, of Pittsburgh, formerly of Williamsport, and Largo, Fla., passed away on Monday, July 27, 2020, after a battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was the son of Richard E. and Elsa (DiIenno) Sunderlin of Largo, Fla., formerly of Williamsport. He is ...

Michael P. Lynch Jr.

Michael P. Lynch Jr., 57, of Montgomery, passed away suddenly on Friday, July 31, 2021. Born July 25, 1963 in West Islip, N.Y., he was a son of the late Michael P. Lynch and Sharon R. (Holcomb) Thomas, who survives. Michael graduated high school in Vestal, N.Y. He has worked the past 30 ...

Dacia Ann Stewart

Dacia Ann Stewart, 30, of Williamsport, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, at her residence. She was born in Williamsport on Nov. 6, 1989, to Maxx Stoyanoff-Williams and Belva Stewart. Dacia was a member of Bethel AME Church of Williamsport. In high school, Dacia was a ...

Robert T. Stiber Sr.

Robert T. Stiber Sr., 80, of Williamsport, passed away on Aug. 3, 2020, at UPMC Susquehanna. He was born Aug. 4, 1939, in Williamsport, the son of the late Elene and Robert O. (Crawford) Stiber. He retired after 52 years with Weis Markets. He was a member of First United Methodist ...

Jane E. ‘Jayne’ Arnold

Jane E. “Jayne” Arnold, 80, Elkland, passed away on Aug. 2, 2020. Family will receive friends at Elkland United Methodist Church on Saturday, noon to 2 p.m. A funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. Arrangements in care of Kenyon Funeral Home. www.kenyonfuneralhome.com

Benjamin H. Tilburg Jr.

Benjamin H. Tilburg Jr., 89, of Elimsport, passed away on Monday, August 3, 2020. Born November 22, 1930, he was a son of the late Benjamin H., Sr., and Pearl C. (Buss) Tilburg. Surviving are a sister, Deanie Rhone; sister-in-law, Dorothy Tilburg; and many caring nieces and nephews. In ...

John W. Zellers

On Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, John W. Zellers, loving brother and uncle, passed away at the age of 66. John was born on Dec. 1, 1953 in Williamsport to Lewis and Marceline (Dodds) Zellers. John was an avid baseball player in his youth. John had a passion for jewelry making and was the owner ...

Jason Emory Swisher

Jason Emory Swisher, born August 29, 1950, passed away unexpectedly on July 9, 2020 in Indiana while visiting his son and family. Jason was predeceased by parents, Harold and Louise (Botsford) Swisher, and an infant sister, Kim Louise. Jason is survived by his wife of 48 years, Ann Marie ...