Obituaries

David L. Delaney

David L. Delaney, 64, of McElhattan, passed away Wednesday June 19, 2019 at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. He was born in Lock Haven April 7, 1955 a son of Bernard C. and Vona M. Furl Delaney. For over 24 years he was employed by SECO Tools and a technical specialist. He was looking ...

Marjorie E. Poorman

Marjorie E. (Kunes) Poorman, 96, of Castanea passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019 at her home. Born Oct. 15, 1922 in Lock Haven, she was a daughter of the late S. Dewey and Gladys (Probst) Kunes. On Oct. 15, 1948 she married Albert L. Poorman who preceded her in death on March 6, ...

Funerals

HOCKER — Elwood C. “Skip” Hocker, Jr., 72, of Lock Haven, passed away on June 18, 2019. Memorial services, 11 a.m. today, Yost-Gedon Funeral Home & Cremation Services, LLC. 121 W. Main St., Lock Haven. Visitation at the funeral home tomorrow, one hour prior to services. STIENING — ...

William E. Garbrick

William E. “Bill” Garbrick, Sr., 80, of Salona, passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019 at his home. Born March 17, 1939, in Lock Haven, he was the son of the late Earl R. and N. Isabel Reish Garbrick. Bill graduated from Lock Haven High School in 1957 and then served in the United States ...

Richard H. Glossner

Richard H. “Dick” Glossner, Sr., 71, of Mill Hall, passed away Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Mount Nittany Medical Center. Born March 7, 1948, in Lock Haven, he was a son of the late Donald and Alice Peters Glossner. Dick was a 1966 graduate of Lock Haven High School. On Dec. 24, ...

Betty K. Heller

Betty K. Heller, 92, of Williamsport, passed away Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Rose View Nursing Center. Born Nov. 23, 1926, in Avis, Pa., she was the daughter of George and Myrtle (Roser) Frable. On June 3, 1949, she married Sylvester Heller and celebrated 70 years of marriage. Betty ...

FUNERALS

BECHDEL — Mary Eleanor “Zip” Bechdel, 57, of Lock Haven, passed away June 18, 2019. Funeral services, 11 a.m. today, Blanchard Church of Christ, 161 Beach St., Blanchard. Visitation at the church, today from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. HOCKER — Elwood C. “Skip” Hocker, ...

Stephen W. Embick

Stephen W. Embick, 69, of Jersey Shore, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 20, 2019, at UPMC Susquehanna, Williamsport. Born Aug. 25, 1949, in Jersey Shore, he was a son to the late Ralph Embick and the former Viola Bowmaster. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by ...

Charles E. Bowers

Charles E. Bowers, 91, of Jersey Shore, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2019 at Manor Care Health Services, Jersey Shore. Born Oct. 20, 1927, in Avis, he was the son to the late Harry and Esther Bowers. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Arlene B. Bowers, on Nov. ...

Funerals

BREON — Anthony Jacob Breon, 71, of Avis, died Jan. 2, 2019. Celebration of life, 10 a.m. Saturday, June 29, Rearick-Carpenter Funeral Home, 1002 Allegheny St., Jersey Shore, Pa. 17740. Reception to be held afterward from 1 to 4 p.m. at Pier 87, Montoursville. Those attending please email ...

Dana R. Stiening

Dana Rae Powell Stiening, 71, of Portsmouth, Va., passed away Thursday, June 20, 2019 at her residence, surrounded by love. She was born in Lock Haven, Pa., Aug., 21, 1947 to the late Walter F. and Dorothy M.Shearer Powell. Dana was a 1965 graduate of the former Lock Haven High School and ...

Zora P. Brandt

Zora P. Brandt, 98, of Jersey Shore, died Sunday June 16, 2019 at the Manor Care Health Center in Jersey Shore. Born Nov. 13, 1920 in Tyrone, the daughter of Jay Schlegel the former Zora B. Stewart. She dearly loved her family and was a wonderful mother and cook. Zora is survived by a ...

Funerals

ZIELINSKI — Judy (Bonnell/Miller/Robinson) Zielinski died on May 20, 2019. Memorial celebration, 11:30 a.m. today, June 21, St. John’s Lutheran Church, Broad Street, Jersey Shore. BREON — Anthony Jacob Breon, 71, of Avis, died Jan. 2, 2019. Celebration of life, 10 a.m. Saturday, June 29, ...

Elwood C. Hocker, Jr.

Elwood C. “Skip” Hocker, Jr., 72, of 26 Irish Lane, Lock Haven, passed away at the Gatehouse Hospice, Williamsport, on Tuesday, June 18, 2019. He was born in Lancaster County on Aug. 1, 1946 to Elwood C. and Anna Mary Zieger Hocker, Sr. Skip was a graduate of the Lampeter-Strasburg ...

Mary E. Bechdel

Mary Eleanor “Zip” Bechdel, 57, of Lock Haven, passed away Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at her home. Born June 1, 1962 in Lock Haven, she was a daughter of the late Leroy Charles and Mary Eleanor Nilson Crust. On May 23, 1981 she married William R. “Bill” Bechdel, with whom she celebrated ...

Ruth A. Runk

Ruth Ann Runk, 71, of Avis, passed away Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at her home. Born June 19, 1947 in Lock Haven, she was a daughter of the late Robert E. and Betty White Johnson. Ruth was a graduate of Lock Haven High School. She was employed by Brodart in Williamsport. Ruth’s passion ...

Funerals

ZIELINSKI — Judy (Bonnell/Miller/Robinson) Zielinski died on May 20, 2019. Memorial celebration, 11:30 a.m. Friday, June 21, St. John’s Lutheran Church, Broad Street, Jersey Shore. BREON — Anthony Jacob Breon, 71, of Avis, died Jan. 2, 2019. Celebration of life, 10 a.m. Saturday, June ...

Ruth E. Bryon

Ruth Edith Bryon, age 99, of Lock Haven, passed away Thursday, May 2, 2019 at the home of her daughter, Billie Luke, in Linwood, N.J. Ruth was born in 1920 in Indiana County, Pa., to William and Sarah Baird. She was one of seven children. A graduate of Glenn Campbell High School and Indiana ...

Rodney “Rod” Snook

Rodney “Rod” Snook, 54, of Lykens, passed away Saturday, June 15, 2019 at Select Specialty Hospital, Harrisburg. Rodney was born in Lock Haven, on June 26, 1964, a son of Iolene Snook, of Loganton, and the late Lewis Snook. He was the husband of Dawn (Mattern) Snook. On May 16, 1992, ...

Zora P. Brandt

Zora P. Brandt, 98, of Jersey Shore, died Sunday June 16, 2019 at the Manor Care Health Center in Jersey Shore. Born Nov. 13, 1920 in Tyrone, the daughter of Jay Schlegel the former Zora B. Stewart. She dearly loved her family and was a wonderful mother and cook. Zora is survived by a ...