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Obituaries

Mary E. Miele

Mary E. (Zitterrelli) Miele, 90, of Williamsport, died on May 9, 2019. Her husband of 60 years, James A. Miele, died Dec. 4, 2008. At Mary’s request a private funeral will be held at the convenience of the family. Crouse Funeral Home & Cremation Services has been entrusted with ...

Shirley J. Heim

Shirley J. Heim, 88, of Williamsport, passed away May 10, 2019, with her daughters by her side. Born April 22, 1931, in Milton, she was the daughter of Frederick J. and Mary L. Ripka. Shirley graduated from WACC in September 1975 and worked as a licensed practical nurse until her retirement ...

Funerals

BERFIELD — Mary E. Berfield, Jersey Shore, 10 a.m. today, Trinity United Methodist Church, 1407 Allegheny St., Jersey Shore. Visitation from 9 to 10 a.m. YOST — Clarence W. “Bill” Yost, Antes Fort, 10 a.m. today, St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, 229 S. Broad St., Jersey Shore. ...

Robert C. ‘Bobby’ Gasser

Robert C. “Bobby” Gasser had an early morning tee time with God, Arnold Palmer and Chuck Bednarik on May 7, 2019. They better have a sense of humor because Bobby loves to crack a good joke among other things as you line up to tee off. By his side was his devoted and “patient” wife, ...

Jack W. Sober

Jack W. Sober, 77, of Catasauqua, died Saturday May 4, 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Muhlenberg. He was the husband of Connie A. (Saupp) with whom he celebrated 55 years of marriage. Born in Williamsport, he was the son of the late William B. and Dorothy A. (Bower) Sober. A graduate of ...

Theresa A. Serzinski

Theresa A. Serzinski, 64 of 140 Winter St., Duboistown, died at 4:18 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at The Gate House at Divine Providence Hospital, Williamsport. She was born in Bloomsburg on Nov. 2, 1954, the only child of the late Thomas J. and Betty J. (Martz) Serzinski. She grew up in ...

Bryan S. Waugh

Bryan S. Waugh, 35, of Williamsport, died unexpectedly on May 8, 2019. He was a 2003 graduate of Williamsport High School and was employed at Kellogg’s. Surviving are his parents, Steven E. Sr., and Michele “Missy” (McDermott) Waugh, of Williamsport. He and his wife of 15 years, ...

David Michael Fogleman

David Michael Fogleman, 53, of Avis passed away Sunday, May 5, 2019, at his home. Born July 5, 1965, in Williamsport, he was the son of the late David Eugene and Sandra Lee Shay Fogleman. Surviving are his children, David Paul Fogleman, of Lock Haven, and Justine Marie Fogleman, of Jersey ...

Michael J. Nau

Michael J. Nau, 71, of Williamsport, died peacefully at home on May 4, 2019. Mike was born on Aug. 17, 1947, the son of Cecil J. and M. Rita (Beck) Nau. He was a 1966 graduate of Williamsport High School. After school he joined the U.S. Navy and served aboard the USS Rockbridge during the ...

John R. Vermilya

John R. Vermilya, 99, a lifelong resident of Muncy, died Thursday, May 9, 2019, at UPMC Susquehanna, Williamsport. Born March 21, 1920, in Muncy, he was a son of the late Lynn and Edna (Gulliver) Vermilya. He and his wife, the former Dorothy E. Diggan, celebrated 30 years of marriage before ...

Funerals

DOUGHERTY — James R. Dougherty Sr., St. Petersburg, Fla., formerly of South Williamsport, 11 a.m. today, Spitler Funeral Home, 733 Broad St., Montoursville. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. YOUNG — Reber A. Young Jr., city, noon today, Maneval Allen Redmond Funeral Home, 500 W. Fourth St., ...

Joan Beck-Ramin

Joan Beck-Ramin, Baldwinsville, N.Y., passed away on May 2, 2019. Joan grew up in Williamsport and graduated from St. Joseph High School in 1948. She worked at Little League Baseball, Inc. Joan married Edward Ramin in 1956 and has five sons, Peter, Gregory, David, John and Daniel, and six ...

Mary E. Berfield

Mary E. Berfield, 101, of Jersey Shore, passed away Monday, May 6, 2019, at UPMC Susquehanna, Williamsport. Born Aug. 9, 1917, in Jersey Shore, she was the daughter of Edgar K. Miller and the former Edith Weaver. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Frederick ...

William Dunlap Baker

William (Bill) D. Baker, 78, of Cogan Station, entered God’s eternal care, Thursday May 2, 2019, at UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport. Born Dec. 6, 1940, in Williamsport, he was the son of the late Ernest and Kathryn (Schoffstall) Baker. William was the loving husband to his wife of six ...

Lorraine S. Snyder

Lorraine S. Snyder, 100, formerly of Jersey Shore, died Tuesday May 7, 2019, at Colonial Park Care Center in Harrisburg. Born Oct. 12, 1918, in Carroll, Pa., she was a daughter to the late Boies A. Kelly and the former Julia May Lehman. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death ...

Merle G. Thompson

Merle G. Thompson, 75, of Covington, passed away on Tuesday, May 7, 2019. He was the husband of Laverna (Hurler) Thompson. Merle was a veteran of the Vietnam War. Friends and family are invited to call Monday, May 13, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Buckheit Funeral Chapel, 637 S. Main St., ...

Cora Jane Wilson

Cora Jane Wilson, 89, of Westfield, died Tuesday, May 7, 2019. Friends may call at Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, Pa., on Friday, May 10, from noon to 1 p.m., with funeral services at 1 p.m.

Ruth L. Ritter

Ruth L. Ritter, 94, of Watsontown, passed away on Saturday, May 4, 2019. Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Watsontown Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to Brooks Funeral Home and Cremation Svc., 124 Main St., Watsontown. www.wfbrooksfuneralhome.com

Funerals

WISE — Samuel W. Wise Jr., Montgomery, 10 a.m. today, St. John Lutheran “Brick” Church, 196 Brick Church Road, Montgomery. Visitation from 9 to 10 a.m. PIFER — Joyce L. Pifer, Pennsdale, 11 a.m. today, Grenoble’s, 121 S. Main St., Muncy. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. MOFF — ...

Lawrence (Larry) Jay Ross Sr.

December 6, 1948 to May 1, 2019 Lawrence Jay Ross Sr., 70, of Winfield, went to be with his Lord and Savior at 2:57 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, 2019. He was surrounded by his family. He was born on Dec. 6, 1948, in Northumberland, a son of the late Joseph Jay Ross, Anna Krupa Ross Sarvis ...