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Obituaries

Helen V. “Toot” Moore

Helen V. “Toot” Moore, 90, of Williamsport, passed away Friday, April 9, 2021 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. She was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, John A. Moore. Born Aug. 16, 1930, in Williamsport, she was a daughter of the late Raymond R. and Helen G. (Fritz) ...

Emily Stanford Miller

Emily Stanford Miller, of Honey Brook, formerly of Canton, Eagles Mere and Hughesville, died on Feb. 19, 2021. Born in West Chester, in 1936; she was the daughter of the late Elsie (nee Mills) and Reginald G. Stanford, Jr. Emily grew up on the family farm in Chester Springs. She graduated in ...

Margaret “Peggy” (Lake) Bierly

Margaret “Peggy” (Lake) Bierly, 88, of Jersey Shore, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, April 6, 2021. She was born on Oct. 21, 1932 in Lock Haven and moved to Jersey Shore as an infant and lived her whole life there. She was the daughter of the late Anthony “Tony” and ...

Glenda Annette (Gibson) Short

Glenda Annette (Gibson) Short, 63, of Williamsport, passed away Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at UPMC Susquehanna, Williamsport. She was married to the late John Kevin Short for 39 years until his death on April 26, 2016. Glenda was born on Dec. 21, 1957 in Pottstown and was the daughter of the ...

Shelva (Gaylord) Smith

Shelva (Gaylord) Smith, age 84, of Mansfield, passed away on Saturday, April 10, 2021 at Broad Acres Nursing Home in Wellsboro. She was born on Nov. 24, 1936, the daughter of Lewis and Helen (Dempsey) Gaylord. Shelva was a secretary for Mansfield University and was a member of Covington Church ...

Beverly June Weikel

Beverly June Weikel, 90, of Muncy, passed away on Friday, April 9, 2021 at Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center of Muncy. Beverly was born Dec. 28, 1930 in Williamsport and is the daughter of the late William and the late Florence Mae (Hummel) Miller. Beverly married Max Franklin Weikel, ...

Robert L. Miller

Robert L. Miller, 67, of Liberty, passed away on Thursday, April 8, 2021 at The Williamsport Home. He was born on Feb. 16, 1954 in Lancaster, a son of J. Robert and Irene (Peifer) Miller. Robert and his wife, Beverly (Keener) Miller, celebrated 46 years of marriage on July 27, 2020. He was ...

Ralph L. Baskin

Ralph L. Baskin, 86, of Cogan Station died peacefully Saturday, April 10, 2021. Surviving is his loving wife Eileen F. (Horn) Baskin who he married Nov. 2, 1957. Born May 11, 1934 he was a son of James B., Sr. and Matilda A. Baskin. Ralph enjoyed golfing, hunting, fishing and cutting ...

Lois C. Ranck

Lois C. Ranck, 91, Turbotville, passed away Friday, April 9, 2021. There will be a visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, April 16, at Brooks Funeral Home, 207 Broadway St., Turbotville where the funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. To share a memory and send a condolence message to the ...

Funerals

PELUSO — Theresa N. Peluso, Jersey Shore, 11 a.m. today, Church of Saint Luke, 118 Kendall Ave., Jersey Shore. Visitation from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Frederick B. Welker Funeral Home, 125 N. Main St., Jersey Shore. THOMAS — Thelma D. Thomas, Ulysses, 1 p.m. today, Gold Church, 2402 SR 49W, ...

Richard L. Hessert

Richard L. Hessert, 87, of Rumson, New Jersey, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on the morning of March 30, 2021 after a lengthy battle with dementia and later, COVID. Dick was born in DuBoistown on September 29, 1933 to father George L. Hessert Sr. and mother Elizabeth (Denius) ...

Margaret L. ‘Peg’ Watkins

Margaret L. “Peg” Watkins, 65, of South Williamsport passed away Friday, April 9, 2021 at her home. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 35 years, Ronald L. Watkins on November 17, 2020. Born December 31, 1955, in Williamsport, she was a daughter of the late Raymond L. and ...

Margaret Thelma Conser

Margaret Thelma Conser, 91, formerly of McElhattan, passed away Monday, April 5, 2021 at Susque View Home Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Lock Haven. Born June 7, 1929 in Avis, she was a daughter to the late Alfred Lupold and the former Elizabeth Fisher. In addition to her parents, she ...

Dianne L. (Webster) Killingstad

Dianne L. (Webster) Killingstad, 80, of Wellsboro, passed away early Thursday April 8, 2021, at The Green Home. She was born Nov. 17, 1940 in Wellsboro, to Floyd and Erissa (Burton) Webster, and grew up on the family celery farm in Marsh Creek. Dianne graduated from Wellsboro High School in ...

Arnold E. Springman

Arnold E. Springman, 90, formally of Montoursville, went to be with his Lord and Savior on April 9, 2021, at The Williamsport Home. He was born on March 24, 1931 in Montoursville, son of the late G. Frederick and Bertha (Fry) Springman. Arnold was the former owner-operator at Springman ...

Charles W. ‘Charlie’ Yanney

Charles W. “Charlie” Yanney, 70, of Jacksonville, Fla. and formerly of Williamsport, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at Normandy Park ER. Born August 21, 1950, in Williamsport, he was a son of the late Edward and Evelyn (Brown) Yanney. Charlie was a self-employed ...

Sister Carmelita

Sister Carmelita, nee Joan Elizabeth Smith, Sister of Christian Charity, entered eternal life on April 7 at the Motherhouse in Mendham, New Jersey. Sister was 87 years of age. Born on January 4, 1934 in Jersey City, New Jersey, Sister Carmelita was the daughter of William and Catherine ...

Robert McNeal

Robert McNeal, 61, of Rincon, Ga., formerly of Blossburg, died April 3, 2021. Services will be announced at a later date. Pepper Funeral Home, Blossburg, is assisting the family. A full obituary and memories at www.pepperfuneralhomes.com.

Helen L. Cook

Helen L. Cook, 70, of Wolf Township, died on April 8, 2021, at UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport. A full obituary will be announced at a later date. Arrangements are being handled by Spitler Funeral Home, Montoursville. www.spitlerfuneralhome.com

Funerals

GLIDEWELL — Charles E. Glidewell, Muncy, visitation from 10 to 11 a.m., Saturday, McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home, 557 E. Water St., Hughesville. HEFTY — John A. Hefty, Watsontown, 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Grenoble Funeral Home & Crematory, 308 Main St., Watsontown. RAEMORE — Jon ...