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Obituaries

William H. ‘Pappy Bill’ Spreen

William H. “Pappy Bill” Spreen, 79 of Williamsport, passed away at home on Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. He was born in the Bronx, N.Y., on April 11, 1940, a son of William A. and Alice (Taggart) Spreen. Bill had attended the former Williamsport Technical Institute, now Penn College, and had ...

Linda Best

Linda Best, 73 of Jersey Shore passed away, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, at UPMC Williamsport. A full obituary will be published in the weekend edition of the paper. Arrangements are entrusted to Rearick Carpenter Funeral Home, Jersey Shore.

Helen L. Laidacker

Helen L. Laidacker, 90, of Watsontown, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. A memorial service will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family. Brooks Funeral Home & Cremation Svc PC is assisting the family. A full obituary and condolences are at www.wfbrooksfuneralhome.com.

Edwin Vetter

Edwin Vetter, 93, of Wellsboro, passed away at his home on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. He was born on Nov. 3, 1926, in Bristol, a son of Carl and Vina (Selleck) Vetter. Edwin was the husband of Frances (Mattison) Vetter. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy having served during World War II. He was ...

Suzanne S. ‘Suzie’ Haas

Suzanne S. “Suzie” Haas, 86, of Loyalsock Township, passed away at Valley View Nursing Center on Jan. 23, 2020. A complete obituary will appear in the Sunday edition of the newspaper and the family will provide the flowers. Crouse Funeral Home & Cremation Services has been entrusted ...

John B. Miller

John B. Miller, 83, of Williamsport, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, surrounded by his family, for the great woodshop in the sky. He and his loving wife, Sonya (Sauers) Miller celebrated 62 years of marriage on Jan. 18, 2020. Born Jan. 12, 1937, in Monroeton, he was a son of the late Roy ...

Funerals

McCLOSKEY — Patricia D. (Burchanoski) McCloskey, Clover, S.C., formerly of Williamsport, 11 a.m. today, Maneval Allen Redmond Funeral Home, 500 W. Fourth St., Williamsport. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. DAWES — James F. Dawes, Syracuse, N.Y., 11 a.m. Saturday, State Road United Methodist ...

Dr. Ann T. (Weber) Williams

Dr. Ann T. (Weber) Williams, 90, of Williamsport, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, at Valley View Nursing Center. She was married on June 24, 1967, to the late Franklin V. Williams and they celebrated 47 years together at the time of his death in 2015. Ann was born in Hazleton on Oct. ...

Lucy (Rutty) Sullivan

Lucy (Rutty) Sullivan, 83, of Shunk, died Wednesday Jan. 22, 2020. In keeping with her wishes, all services will be private. Pepper Funeral Home in Canton is assisting the family with arrangements. A full obituary and condolences at www.pepperfuneralhomes.com.

Joshua Adam Potter

Joshua Adam Potter 32, of Williamsport, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020. Joshua was born Jan. 8, 1988, in Williamsport. A celebration of life open to family and friends will be held Saturday, Jan. 25, at Old Lycoming Township Fire Hall, 1600 Dewey Ave., Williamsport, from 1 to 4 p.m. Eulogy to ...

Funerals

NEVILLE — William David “Bill” Neville, formerly of Montoursville, 10 a.m. today, Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church, 100 Walnut St., Montoursville. WILLIAMS — Joan E. Williams (Boyles), 10 a.m. today, Saint Joseph the Worker. Visitation from 9 to 10 a.m. FLUCK — David L. ...

William David ‘Bill’ Neville

William David “Bill” Neville, a former resident of Montoursville, passed away peacefully in his sleep Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, at Heritage Springs Memory Care in Lewisburg. He was 88 years old, to the day. Born Jan. 20, 1932, in Brooklyn, Bill was the son of James Joseph Neville II and ...

Patricia D. (Burchanoski) McCloskey

Patricia D. (Burchanoski) McCloskey, 69, of Clover, S.C., and formerly of Williamsport, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, at Piedmont Hospital, Rock Hill, S.C. She had married the late Joseph Eugene “Joe” McCloskey in 1967 and they shared 48 years of marriage until his death in ...

Richard ‘Dick’ Foresman

Richard “Dick” Foresman, 79, of Muncy, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. He was born to the late D. Watson Foresman and Helen (Fritz) Foresman in Allenwood. Dick is survived by his wife, Mary Lou (Benfer) Foresman. The couple married on Oct. 19, 1963, and would have celebrated 57 ...

Harold M. ‘Red’ Bennett Sr.

Harold M. “Red” Bennett Sr., 89, of Montgomery, died Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, at Watsontown Health and Rehab Center. Born June 1, 1930, in Montgomery, he was a son of the late Charles S. and Ella A. (Hill) Bennett. His wife of 56 years, the former Rhena I. Grimm, preceded him in death on ...

Raymond V. Swanson

Raymond V. Swanson, 49, of Williamsport, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, at Manor Care North, Williamsport. Final arrangements were entrusted to the Cremation Society of North Central Pennsylvania, 408 S. Main St., Jersey Shore. “Our Family...Serving your Family”

William H. Spreen

William H. Spreen, 79, of Williamsport, died at home on Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the newspaper. Crouse Funeral Home & Cremation Services has been entrusted with handling arrangements. www.crousefuneralhome.com

Joshua Adam Potter

Joshua Adam Potter 32, of Williamsport, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020. Joshua was born Jan. 8, 1988, in Williamsport. Celebration of life is open to family and friends and will be held Saturday, Jan. 25, at The Eagles Club, 307 E. Third St., Williamsport, from 1 to 3 p.m. Eulogy to begin at 1:30 p.m.

Vincent M. DiPaolo

Vincent M. DiPaolo, of Ocala, Fla., son of James A. DiPaolo and Lynette G. DiPaolo, of Ocala, passed away on Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, at West Marion Community Hospital. He was born in Glenn’s Falls, N.Y., on March 30, 1991. Vinnie has three brothers, Angelo DiPaolo (Carly), Pittsburgh, ...

Janel B. Brown

Janel B. Brown, 73, of Lancaster, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She is the wife of Robert J. Brown Jr. with whom she shared over 49 years of marriage. Janel was born in Williamsport, on March 25, 1946, the daughter of William W. and ...