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Obituaries

LeRoy F. Gascon

LeRoy F. Gascon, 88, passed away on Wed., Nov. 13, 2019. LeRoy was preceded in death by his wife, Gladys W. Gascon. In keeping with his wishes, there will be no services. www.SandersMortuary.com

Richard C. VanEtten Sr.

Richard C. VanEtten Sr., 62, of Hornby, N.Y., passed away at home on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. A celebration of Rick’s life will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at Hornby Fire Hall. Arrangements are in care of Kenyon Funeral Home. www.kenyonfuneralhome.com.

Don G. Edwards III

Don G. Edwards III, 20, of Cogan House, went to be with his Lord and Savior, on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. A memorial service to honor the life of Don will be held 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, at Cogan House Community Church, 3782 Cogan House Road, Trout Run 17771. In lieu of flowers, memorial ...

Phyllis Helen Chapman

Phyllis Helen Chapman, 78, of Williamsport, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, after a short stay at Muncy Valley Skilled Nursing. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth W. Chapman. Born May 3, 1941 in Flushing, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late Phillip J. and Helen M. ...

Sharon Norton

Sharon Norton, 69, (beloved wife of Hal Sr.), of Shunk, passed away peacefully at home Nov. 13, 2019. In keeping with her wishes, services will be private. Pepper Funeral Home in Canton is in care of arrangements. A full obituary and condolences at www.pepperfuneralhomes.com.

Alice Ann Hallow Mitchell Simon

Alice Simon, 72, of Austin, Texas, passed away peacefully on April, 23, 2019. Alice was born Oct. 18, 1946, in Jersey Shore. She was the daughter of the late Charles and Winifred Hallow. She was a graduate of the Jersey Shore High School Class of 1964 and the Williamsport Hospital School ...

Doris L. Puderbaugh

Doris L. Puderbaugh, 92, formerly of Picture Rocks, died on Nov. 12, 2019, at Valley View Nursing Center. She was born June 30, 1927, in Williamsport, a daughter of the late Joseph and Katherine (Fox) Puderbaugh. Doris was a graduate of Fordham University. She spent 13 years as ...

Funerals

BAILEY — James (Jim) Francis Bailey, Etters, previously of Williamsport, Mechanicsburg and Carlisle, 10:30 a.m. today, St. Theresa Catholic Church, New Cumberland. Visitation from 9 to 10 a.m., Parthemore Funeral Home, New Cumberland. HAMILTON — Donald L. ‘Don’ Hamilton, Linden, ...

Linda L. Eichenlaub

Linda L. Eichenlaub, 80, of Hughesville, passed away on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, at The Gatehouse. Linda was born Oct. 10, 1939, in Sonestown, and was the daughter of the late Roy L. and Dorothy B. (Myers) Smith. She married Ralph D. Eichenlaub on Aug. 12, 1958, at Moreland Community Church ...

Daniel S. Shanaway

Daniel S. Shanaway, 51, of Williamsport, passed away unexpectedly in Birmingham, Ala., on Nov. 5, 2019. Dan was born in Altoona on Oct. 5, 1968, a son of the late Daniel D. and. Josephine (Sass) Shanaway. He was a graduate of Moshannon Valley High School in 1986 and Penn State University in ...

James (Jim) Francis Bailey

James (Jim) Francis Bailey, 84, of Etters, previously of Williamsport, Mechanicsburg and Carlisle, died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019, at The Gardens of West Shore. Jim was born July 25, 1935, in Williamsport, to the late William Y. and Mary E. (Connolly) Bailey. A Marine Corps veteran, Jim was ...

Ruth Evelyn Stratton (VanDusen)

On Nov. 7 2019, Ruthie, 66, surrounded by family and friends, left this world due to an unexpected illness. Family and friends are invited to share memories and stories at Ruthie’s celebration of life on Dec. 7, at The Center on Park Avenue in Corning, starting at ...

Rebecca J. Steadman

Rebecca J. Steadman, 90, of Knoxville passed away Nov. 11, 2019. Friends may call Thursday from 2 to 4 p.m., at Kenyon Funeral Home, Elkland, and Friday from 1 to 2 p.m., at Butler Hill Baptist Church, where funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. kenyonfuneralhome.com

Barbara S. Carson

Barbara S. Carson, 85, Wellsboro, died on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019. She was born on Nov. 13, 1933, in Wellsboro. Friends may call on Saturday, Nov. 16, from 10 to 11 a.m., at Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., Wellsboro. A memorial service will follow at 11 a.m. Interment will be in the Wellsboro ...

Scarlett Jean McCarty

Scarlett Jean McCarty, 75, of Muncy Valley, died Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, at UPMC Williamsport. Born Nov. 26, 1943, in Muncy, she was a daughter of the late Charles L. and Martha Merel (Montague) Shaner. Her husband of 44 years, Dale E. McCarty, preceded her in death on May 1, 2006. Scarlett ...

Kenneth L. Bliler

Kenneth L. Bliler, 82, of Antes Fort, passed away at his home Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. He was born in Lock Haven, May 2, 1937, a son of Russell and Grace Smith Bliler. He was a logger and was employed by the Sun-Gazette. His survivors include two brothers, Glenn and Norman, of the area, and ...

Funerals

SCOTT — James E. ‘Jim’ Scott, city, 11 a.m. today, Nisbet United Methodist Church, 155 W. Village Drive, Nisbet. Visitation from 10 to 10:45 a.m. CRYDER — John Perry Cryder, Lock Haven, 1 p.m. today, Donald G. Walker Funeral Home, Inc., 231 High St., Flemington. Visitation from noon ...

George L. Montgomery

George L. Montgomery, 89, of Hughesville, died Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, at ManorCare North, Williamsport. Born Nov. 14, 1929, in Picture Rocks, he was a son of the late Earlsie G. and Alice (Worthington) Montgomery. His wife of 64 years, the former Pauline R. Ritter, preceded him in death May ...

Alethea Irene Copley

Alethea Irene Copley, 78, Wellsboro, passed away at the Masonic Village, Elizabethtown. Visitation is Wednesday, Nov. 13, from 6 to 8 p.m. and Thursday, Nov. 14, from 10 to 11 a.m. at Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, Wellsboro. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. Burial will follow, West ...

George E. Cummings Jr.

George E. Cummings Jr., 60, of Tioga, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. Friends and family are invited to call on Friday, Nov. 22, from 11 a.m. to noon at Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, 637 S. Main St., Mansfield. A funeral service will follow at noon. ...