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Obituaries

Florence M. Edwards

October 1, 1927 – April 3, 2020 Florence Marie (Cline) Edwards, 92, a long-time resident of Woolrich, passed away peacefully on April 3, 2020, at home in Milton surrounded by her devoted and loving family. She was born in Charlton, Oct. 1, 1927, a daughter of the late Alfred and Lena ...

Frederick R. ‘Red’ Lyons

Frederick R. “Red” Lyons, 81, of Williamsport, died Saturday, April 4, 2020, at his home. He was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Margaret W. Lyons, on May 14, 2018. Red was a U.S. Army veteran during the Vietnam War. He served the public for many years as a manager in the ...

Lois Jean Hope

Lois Jean Hope, 87, of Carlyle, Ill., passed away at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, Ill., Saturday, April 4, 2020. Mrs. Hope was a kind and devoted wife, mother and homemaker, who loved her family dearly. Private services will be held at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Carlyle. Online ...

Dale R. Grimm

Dale R. Grimm, 70, a resident of Montgomery, passed away on Saturday, April 4, 2020, in The Gatehouse at Williamsport. Born Saturday, July 30, 1949 in Muncy Creek Township, he was a son of the late Thomas A. and Betty J. (Bennett) Grimm. He was the husband of Linda K. (LaForme) Grimm with whom ...

Patricia M. Murtland

Patricia M. Murtland, 90, passed away on Saturday, April 4, 2020, at Carleton Healthcare and Rehabilitation. Due to COVID-19 concerns a memorial service and burial will take place at a future date. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, Ltd. www.tusseymosher.com

Joseph Roeder

Joseph Roeder, 72, of Williamsport, passed away on Monday, April 6, 2020, at his residence. He was born in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 16, 1947, to the late Joseph M. and Anna K. (Shirley) Roeder. Joseph worked as a roofer. He liked to watch baseball and football; his favorite teams were the ...

Frank G. Badmone

Frank G. Badmone, 61, of Westfield, died Saturday, April 4, 2020. Cremation was at Olney-Foust Crematory, Ulysses. A memorial gathering will be held on a later date.

Isabelle Pontious Bachman

Isabelle Pontious Bachman, 92, of Watsontown, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, at Watsontown Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born Aug. 11, 1927 in Watsontown, she was a daughter of George Samuel and Kathryn Smith Leiser. Isabelle married John Richard ...

Eleanor J. Troxell

Eleanor J. Troxell, 83, of Cornelia, Ga., lost her battle to Alzheimer’s, Friday, April 4, 2020. Eleanor was born May 1, 1936 in Williamsport, to Gordon and Laura Hardenburg. She was the beloved wife of S. Dean Troxell for 66 years; and the loving mother of William Troxell, Daniel Troxell, ...

Thelma June (Winder) Jacopetti

Thelma June (Winder) Jacopetti, 79, of Williamsport, passed away Friday, April 3, 2020, at her home. She was born on Sept. 16, 1940 in Williamsport, and was the daughter of the late Robert S. and Helen Pauline (Babcock) Winder. She had retired from Sylvania and Bailey Control after a lifetime ...

Charlotte Von Hendy

Charlotte Von Hendy, 81, beloved wife of Frank, of Blossburg, died April 2, 2020. She is survived by her children, Gerald of Blossburg, and Judith of Williamsport. A memorial mass at St. Mary’s in Blossburg will be announced at a later date. Private burial was held in the parish ...

Beverly A. (Crist) Spong

Beverly A. (Crist) Spong, South Williamsport, passed away Saturday, April 4, 2020, at AristaCare at Loyalsock. Services will be announced at a later date. Rearick-Carpenter Funeral Home, Jersey Shore, is handling the arrangements. Send condolences at www.rearickcarpenter.com.

Jared E. Whitmoyer

Jared E. Whitmoyer, 28, of Hughesville, died unexpectedly on Thursday, April 2, 2020. Born April 3, 1991 in Williamsport, he was a son of Edgar H. and Deborah I. (Walters) Whitmoyer. Jared was an outdoor enthusiast who enjoyed hunting and nature. He was a very loving and caring ...

Ronald E. Clementoni

Ronald E. Clementoni, 69, of Hughesville, died Thursday, April 2, 2020, at his home. Born April 24, 1950 in Muncy, he was a son of the late Bernard E. and Patricia A. (Brink) Clementoni. He and his wife, the former Sheila A. McIlwain, celebrated 32 years of marriage on Jan. 23, 2020. Ron ...

Kenneth D. Loss

Kenneth D. Loss, born Nov. 11, 1924 in Penns Creek, passed away peacefully at Riverwoods Nursing Care Center in Lewisburg on Feb. 29, 2020; he was 95 years old. He was the youngest, and only remaining sibling of eight children born to John E. and Elizabeth K. (Dorman) Loss. He was preceded ...

Arthur Girio

Arthur Girio, 95, of Loyalsock Township and a longtime resident of Williamsport, passed away Thursday, April 2, 2020. Art was born in Williamsport on Oct. 7, 1924, a son of George and Andonetta Scoppa Girio. He was a graduate of Williamsport High School, following High School he served in ...

William H. Sneeder

Colonel William “Bill” Harrison Sneeder passed away gently Monday morning, March 30, 2020, to join his wife, Joanne (Golamis), of 61 years, at Heaven’s Gate. Born and raised in Millersburg, he was the son of the late Joseph E. Sneeder and M. Alice (Lebo) Zimmerman. He is survived by ...

B. Joseph Troisi

Benjamin Joseph Troisi, “B. Joseph,” passed away at age 96 on March 30, 2020, at Haven Care Hospice in Edison, N.J., from complications of pneumonia. Mr. Troisi was born in Williamsport, to Domenic and Bernardine (nee Beiter) Troisi, where he grew up at 420 Vernon Avenue in a house his ...

Edward W. Breasette

Edward W. “Eddie” Breasette, 53, of Williamsport, passed away March 27, 2020, at Hershey Medical Center. Surviving are two brothers, William J. Breasette and Robert E. Breasette; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, three sisters, Catherine E. Reed, Grace V. ...

Ruth S. Bieber

Ruth S. Bieber, 88, of Watsontown, passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2020. A private graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family in Turbotville Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Brooks Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 124 Main St., ...