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Obituaries

Sara M. Loftus

Sara M. Loftus, 98, a longtime resident of Watsontown, passed away Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, at Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg. A full obituary is available at www.cronrathgrenoblefuneralhome.com.

Linda L. Eichenlaub

Linda L. Eichenlaub, 80, of Hughesville, passed away on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, at The Gatehouse. A full obituary will follow in the Wednesday edition of the Sun-Gazette. Arrangements are by McCarty~Thomas Funeral Home, Hughesville.

Janice Marie Undercoffler

Janice Marie Undercoffler, 55, Mansfield, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019. A private service will be held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Mansfield. Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, is assisting the family. www.buckheitfcandcrematory.com

John Perry Cryder

John Perry Cryder, 86, of Lock Haven, passed away Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 13, at 1 p.m., at the Donald G. Walker Funeral Home, Inc., 231 High St., Flemington, Pa 17745, with Pastor Ron Savits. Burial with ...

Funerals

EICHENLAUB — Gene G. Eichenlaub, Upper Fairfield Township, 11 a.m. today, Lycoming Valley Baptist Church, 4980 Lycoming Mall Road, Montoursville. CROWNOVER — Delores Elaine Crownover, South Williamsport, 1 p.m. today, Agape Fellowship of the Mennonite Church, 485 E. Third St., ...

Donald L. ‘Don’ Hamilton

Donald L. “Don” Hamilton, 80, of Linden, passed away Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, at UPMC Susquehanna. Surviving is his loving wife of 50 years, Evelyn M. (Hill) Hamilton. Born Nov. 21, 1938 in Linden, he was a son of the late George W. and Catherine R. (Pepperman) Hamilton. Don worked as a ...

James E. ‘Jim’ Scott

James E. “Jim” Scott, 91, of Williamsport, passed away Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at The Gatehouse at Divine Providence Hospital. Surviving is his loving wife of 68 years, Peggy A. (Stuempfle) Scott. Born Feb. 27, 1928, in Nisbet, he was a son of the late Walter L. and Dorothy G. (Whipple) ...

Elizabeth J. ‘Betty’ Scott

Elizabeth J. “Betty” Scott, 94, of Muncy, died Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, at Muncy Valley Skilled Nursing Unit. Born Aug. 22, 1925, in Wilkes Barre, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Helen (Loftus) Kingeter. On Aug. 9, 1941, she married Charles C. Scott Sr., and together they ...

Doris M. LeVan

Doris M. LeVan, 89, formerly of Turbotville Road, Watsontown, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, at Brookdale Brushy Creek Assisted Living in Greer, S.C., where she had been residing. She was born Sept. 3, 1930, in Milton, a daughter of the late John Daniel and Katherine D. (Markle) ...

Thomas Montgomery

Thomas Montgomery, 75, Wellsboro, passed away Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, at his home. He was born on July 6, 1944, in Elmira, N.Y. Thomas was married to Phyllis Ewald. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, Nov. 12, at 6 p.m., at Pine Creek Valley United Methodist Church, 761 Route 6, ...

Howard ‘Porky’ Whaley

Howard “Porky” Whaley passed away at The Gatehouse on Nov. 7, 2019. Howard was born March 12, 1940, in Williamsport. He was the oldest son of the late Margaret and Howard Whaley. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Anthony Whaley, and Thomas “Beans” Whaley, and a grandson, ...

Quirt T. Snyder

Quirt T. Snyder, 57, of Williamsport, died July 1, 2019. A memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, at Liberty Church, 102 E. Third St., Williamsport, followed by a time of fellowship. Crouse Funeral Home & Cremation Services has been entrusted with handling ...

Paul Richard Weaver

Paul Richard Weaver, 80, of Bethlehem, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Anderson Campus. He was the beloved husband of Evelyn (Frye) Weaver. They would have celebrated 56 years of marriage on July 4. Paul was born on March 5, 1939, in Montoursville, to the ...

Walter E. ‘Sonny’ Ertel, Jr.

Walter E. “Sonny” Ertel, Jr., 94, of Venice, Fla., formerly of Williamsport, passed away Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019. Born Dec. 19, 1924 in Williamsport, he was a son of the late Walter and Rena Mae Ertel. Walter proudly served his country in the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1943 to 1946 as a ...

Mary C. Grandy

Mary Cecilia Grandy, 92, returned home to her heavenly Father on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019. A devout catholic, Mary was an active parishioner at St. Joseph the Worker Parish. Mary was born to the late Walter and Martha Eck in Collomsville on Dec. 21, 1926. She was the fifth oldest of fourteen ...

Eugene Rodney Meckley

Eugene Rodney Meckley, 74, passed away on Oct. 24, 2019. Born in Williamsport in 1945, he finished his live performance in Tampa, Fla., after 31 years of dedication to Allied Roofing. He was predeceased by his parents, Robert and Doris Meckley. He leaves behind one brother, Robert; and two ...

Beverly J. ‘Joan’ Atkins

Beverly J. “Joan” Atkins, 86, of Lebanon, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, at Countryside Christian Community. She was the wife of the late Norman Lee Atkins, who passed in 2008. Joan was born in Milton, on Aug. 18, 1933, to the late Budd and Mabel (Campbell) Beatty. She was a ...

Funerals

BICKEL — Sara M. Bickel, city, 2 p.m. today, All Saints Episcopal Church, 1656 Scott St., Williamsport. PFIRMAN — Sherrylee Pfirman, South Williamsport, 11 a.m. Monday, Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 100 Walnut St., Montoursville. Visitation from 10:30 to 11 a.m. EICHENLAUB — ...

Marion T. Renninger

Marion T. Renninger, 102, formerly of Hillsgrove, died Nov. 8, 2019, at ManorCare South. She was born Aug. 20, 1917, in Curwensville, a daughter of the late Emilio and Emma (Giai) Tolomay. Marion retired as a nurse in the maternity ward at the former Williamsport Hospital, and also was a ...

Thomas Montgomery

Thomas Montgomery, 75, of Wellsboro, passed away on Nov. 2, 2019, at his home. He was born on July 6, 1944. Thomas was married to Phyllis Ewald. A memorial service will be announced at a later date. Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA is assisting the ...