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Obituaries

Marcella J. ‘Marty’ Galligher

Marcella J. “Marty” Galligher, 90, a resident of Hughesville, formerly of Montgomery, passed away very peacefully on Monday, Feb. 22, 2021 in the Gatehouse at Williamsport. Born Wednesday, Oct. 22, 1930 in Welliverville, Columbia Co., she was a daughter of the late Horace and Maude ...

Narber Clifford Fry

Narber Clifford Fry, 88, known to all as Clifford, passed away on Feb. 24, 2021 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, AnnaFaye (Stauffer) Fry; a daughter, Wanda Costain; a son, Jeffrey (Robbin) Fry; and two grandchildren, Jessica Faye Costain and ...

Barbara Lynn Derosa Crooks

Barbara Lynn Derosa Crooks, 46, of Homosassa, FL, passed away on Tuesday Feb. 23, 2021 at the Oakhill Hospital in Brooksville, FL. Barbara was the wife of Charles Edward Crooks for 14 years and mother of Ryan Anthony Crooks (17 Years old) and Stepson Alexander James Crooks (24 years ...

Florence E. Derrick

Florence E. Derrick, 95, of Benton, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021 at Embassy of Loyalsock, Montoursville. Florence was born Jan. 26, 1926 in Jackson Twp. and was the daughter of the late John and the late Rachael (Rhoads) Hetzel. She married Grant R. Derrick in 1949, and shared 62 years ...

Allen M. (Pete) Wilson

Allen M. (Pete) Wilson, 76, formerly of Lock Haven died Thursday, Feb 25, 2021. He was born in Lock Haven to the late Allen M. & Alfretta Chilson Wilson. Thoughts and memories can be made at www.yost-gedonfuneralhome.com or the Yost-Gedon Funeral Home facebook page.

Judith A. ‘Judy’ Foster

Judith A. “Judy” Foster, 75, of Williamsport passed away unexpectedly Thursday, February 25, 2021 at UPMC Susquehanna, Williamsport. A full obituary will appear in Monday’s edition. Arrangements entrusted to Sanders Mortuary. www.SandersMortuary.com

Glenn S. Layser

Glenn S. Layser, age 68, of Mansfield died on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021 at UPMC Williamsport. Friends and family may call on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 from 5 to 6 p.m. at Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory. Inc, 637 S. Main St. Mansfield. Service will follow with Pastor Harry Colegrove ...

Wayne L. Dunn

Wayne L. Dunn, 75, of Montgomery, died Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. A full obituary may be viewed at www.mccartythomas.com.

Funerals

LONG — Grant William Long, Jersey Shore, 11 a.m. today, St. John Lutheran Church, 229 S. Broad St., Jersey Shore. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. CASALE — Roger F. Casale, Peachtree City, 1 p.m. today, Chapel of Mowell Funeral Home, Peachtree City. Visitation from noon to 1 p.m. DEVLIN ...

Jeffrey R. Levan

Jeffrey R. Levan, 59, of Fairfield Township died on Feb. 23, 2021, at UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport. He was born on April 25, 1961 in Williamsport, son of the late Robert and Lois (Robinson) Levan. Jeffrey graduated from Williamsport High School in 1979 and later graduated from ...

Galen William Seaman, Sr.

Galen William Seaman, Sr., 91, of Loyalsock passed away Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at his home. Born May 1, 1929, in Williamsport, he was the youngest of five children to the late Richard A. and Margaret J. (Stryker) Seaman. Galen served his country proudly in the U.S. Army during the ...

Joan L. Fischer

It is with great sorrow our family announces the passing of a beautiful wife, mother, Nana and great-grandmother, Joan Louise Fischer, on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021 at The Williamsport Home. Joan was 86 years old, born June 19, 1934 in the Newberry section of Williamsport, to Urban and Erma ...

Audrey Scaife

Audrey Scaife was called home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021, at the age of 100. She was born in Swansea, England to Margaret and John Paddison. She met her future husband, Theodore John Scaife, in England while he was serving in the Army during World War II. Audrey and ...

Heidi E. Wray

Heidi E. Wray, 37, of Millerton, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021 at her home. She was born on Feb. 8, 1984 in Elmira, N.Y. A private memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family. Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Mansfield, is assisting the ...

Noreen Ranney

Noreen Ranney, 72, of Avis, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021. She is survived by her husband of 30 years, Timothy Ranney. Noreen was the daughter of the late Joseph and Dorothy (Stornelli) Realmuto from Buffalo, N.Y. In addition to her husband, she is ...

Frederick W. ‘Fred’ Pars

Frederick W. “Fred” Pars, 88, of Williamsport, passed away Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport. He was preceded in death by the love of his life, Virginia S. “Ginny” (Sheela) Pars and son Michael Pars. Born February 3, 1933, in Williamsport, he was a son of ...

Funerals

BENYACKO — Denise Benyacko, Hughesville, 11 a.m. today, Church of the Resurrection, 75 Musser Lane, Muncy. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. SHUMAN — Jeanne E. Shuman, 11 a.m. today, Sanders Mortuary, 821 Diamond St., Williamsport. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. SHERMAN — Janet M. Sherman, ...

David ‘Vic’ Apker

David “Vic” Apker was welcomed to His Kingdom for eternal rest on Feb. 18, 2021 with his family by his side. Vic is survived by his mother, Pat Apker of South Williamsport; wife, Diane Apker of Loyalsock; four children, David Apker of South Williamsport, Angela Bierly of Waterville, ...

Anne M. Devlin

January 4, 1947 – February 22, 2021 Anne M. Devlin, 74, of Montoursville passed away Monday, Feb. 22, 2021, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Anne was born on Jan. 4, 1947, in Philadelphia, and was the daughter of the late Anne and Neil Dougherty. She was married to the late ...

Jeffrey R. Levan

Jeffrey R. Levan, 59, of Montoursville, died on Feb. 23, 2021, at UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport. A full obituary will be in Friday’s edition of the Sun-Gazette. Arrangements are being handled by Spitler Funeral Home, Montoursville. www.spitlerfuneralhome.com