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Obituaries

Jacob William Blair

Jacob William Blair, 86, of Bristol, Virginia, died Monday April 5, 2021, at Ballad Health Medical Center in Bristol, Tennessee, after a brief illness. Born August 7, 1934, in Williamsport, he was raised in nearby Montoursville. He was the daughter of the late Homer and Jennie Blair of ...

Thelma D. Thomas

Thelma D. Thomas, 105, Ulysses, died April 6, 2021. Friends may call at Gold Church, 2402 SR 49W, Ulysses, on Monday, April 12, from noon to 1 p.m., with funeral services at 1 p.m. Arrangements are with Olney-Foust Funeral Homes & Crematory, Ulysses.

Elmer J. Pool

Elmer J. Pool, 88, husband of Dorothy J. (Preston) Pool, of 100 Valley View Drive, Jersey Shore, passed away on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at Rose View Center, Williamsport. Born in Valley Springs, Arkansas on August 1, 1932 he was the son of the late Lloyd and Hazel (Cates) Pool. He ...

Garry Dean Whitmoyer

Garry Dean Whitmoyer, 74, of Muncy, passed away on Saturday, April 3, 2021 at Embassy of Loyalsock. Garry was born Dec. 6, 1946 in Muncy, and was the son of the late Harry A. and the late Elizabeth M. (Bartlow) Whitmoyer. He married Carol Ann Britton on Aug. 11, 2017. Garry was U.S. Navy ...

Glenn D. Trout

Glenn D. Trout, 72, of Ulysses, died Thursday, April 8, 2021. Services will be private. Arrangements are under the direction of Olney-Foust Funeral Homes & Crematory, Ulysses.

Funerals

CORTER-GIBSON — Louise M. (Kreitz) Corter-Gibson, Linden, 1:30 p.m. today, McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home, 557 E. Water St., Hughesville. SAVEL — William J. “Bill” Savel, Cogan Station, 1 p.m. today, at Queen of the World Church, St. Marys. Visitation from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at ...

Theresa N. Peluso

Theresa N. Peluso, 90, of Jersey Shore, passed away Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at Manor Care in Jersey Shore. Born December 25, 1930 in Williamsport, she was a daughter to the late Lawrence Staccone and the former Tulia Cellini. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her ...

Horst Strassburg

Horst Strassburg, 92, of Covington, passed away Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at Signature Healthcare in Fort Myers, Fla. In honoring Horst’s wishes, there will be no services. Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St. Mansfield, is assisting the ...

Geraldine “Tillie” Hughes

Geraldine “Tillie” Hughes, 98, formerly of Tioga, passed away on Monday, April 5. Funeral services will be private and held at the convenience of her family. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Wilston Funeral Home, Mansfield. www.wilstonfuneralhome.com.

Robert C. Pelton

Robert C. Pelton, 67, of Lock Haven, passed away Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at the Haven Skilled Rehabilitation and Nursing Home. He was the son of the late Clarence and Phyllis Hassinger Pelton. A full obituary can be found at www.yost-gedonfuneralhome.com or the Yost-Gedon Funeral Home ...

James L. Stehr Sr.

James L. Stehr, Sr., 74, of Watsontown, passed away peacefully Saturday, April 3, 2021. A visitation will be held Saturday, May 1, 2021 from 1 to 2 p.m. at Brooks Funeral Home and Cremation Svc, PC, 207 Broadway St., Turbotville with a memorial service to follow at 2 p.m. ...

William B. “Bill” Long

William B. “Bill” Long, 84, of Trout Run passed away Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at his home. A full obituary will appear at www.KnightConferFuneralHome.com.

Funerals

ABATE — Edith J. Abate, city, 10 a.m. today, St. Joseph the Worker Parish, 702 West Fourth St., Williamsport. LAMBERT — Shirley L. Lambert, 11:30 a.m. today, Wildwood Cemetery. Walk-through visitation from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Spitler Funeral Home, 733 Broad ...

William J. “Bill” Savel

William J. “Bill” Savel, 87, of Cogan Station, passed away Sunday, April 4, 2021, at The Williamsport Home, after a lengthy illness. He was born Feb. 19, 1934, in Fredericksburg, Va., son of the late Gust and Margaret Krollman Savel. Bill attended St. Marys Schools and was a graduate of ...

Francis W. McConnell

Francis W. McConnell, 80, of Turbotville and Jersey Shore, passed away Monday, April 5, 2021 at the Muncy Skilled Rehabilitation and Nursing Unit. Born Jan. 7, 1941 in Cresson, he was a son to the late Oscar T. McConnell Sr. and the former Mary Rita Farabaugh. In addition to his parents, he ...

Ann Sue McCormick

Ann Sue McCormick, 82, of Williamsport, died unexpectedly, Saturday, April 3, 2021 at home. Surviving is her loving husband of 58 years, Jay H. McCormick, whom she married July 1, 1962. Born July 10, 1938, in Harrisburg, she was a daughter of the late Paul and Gladys (Diebler) Bingaman. Ann ...

Shirley L. Lambert

Shirley L. Lambert, 98, died peacefully on Monday, April 5, 2021, at the home of her loving daughter and son-in-law. She was born on Nov. 28, 1922 in Williamsport, daughter of the late Harry B. and Aletha C. Thompson. Shirley graduated from the Williamsport Area High School in 1940 and ...

Andrew Joseph Sleboda

Dr. Andrew Joseph Sleboda, age 34, of Mansfield, passed away at home on Thursday, April 1, 2021. He was born April 16, 1986 in Wellsboro, the son of John and Susan (Robbins) Sleboda. Andrew was a pharmacist in Bloomsburg. As a pharmacist, he truly took his patients health and well-being to ...

Gloria Eileen Fuller

Gloria Eileen Fuller, 83, a lifelong resident of Salladasburg area passed away Monday April 5, 2021 at Rose View Nursing Center in Williamsport exactly two years to the day that her husband, David Paul “Peasel” Fuller, passed away. She was born in Salladasburg, July 22, 1937 a daughter to ...

Geraldine K. “Gerry” Brubaker

Geraldine K. “Gerry” Brubaker, 90, of Williamsport, passed away Sunday, April 4, 2021 at Watsontown Nursing and Rehab Center with her daughter by her side. She was preceded in death by her husband of 41 years, Blake C. Brubaker, Jr. on Nov. 3, 1994. Born Dec. 20, 1930, in Linden, she was ...