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BECHDEL — Shelvia J. (Geraty) Bechdel, 77, of Mill Hall, passed away April 7, 2019. Celebration of Life Service, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, April 27, Hilltop Tavern, 90 Second Ave., Lock Haven. KRAMER — Donald R. Kramer, 76, of Dunnstown, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019. Celebration ...

Joseph C. Johnstonbaugh

Joseph C. Johnstonbaugh, 93, of Pennsylvania Ave., Mill Hall, passed away Saturday, April 20, 2019 at Nightengale’s Personal Care Home, Mill Hall. He was born in Mill Hall on Nov. 14, 1925, the son of the late George H. and Marjorie E. Earon Johnstonbaugh. Joe was a Veteran of the United ...

John B. Kruk

John B. Kruk, 79, passed away on Friday, 19 April 2019, in Lock Haven, Pa. He was born in DuBois, Pa., to the late John and Mary (Kaczor) Kruk on 22 June 1939. John grew up in DuBois and graduated from DuBois High School in 1957. He received a degree in Engineering from the Pennsylvania State ...

Joann C. Worden

Joann C. Worden, 65, 345 St. Clair Ave., Renovo, died April 19, 2019 at the Bucktail Medical Center, S. Renovo, Pa. Born Aug. 14, 1953 in Renovo she was the daughter of the late John and Ruth Miller Stidfole. Joann was a member of the Renovo Woman’s Dart League, a social member of ...

Betty Mae Nyman

Betty Mae Nyman, 88, of Kephart Plaza, Lock Haven, passed away Saturday, April 20, 2019 at The Gatehouse of Divine Providence Hospital. Born July 14, 1930 in Friedens, she was a daughter of the late Charles Ira and Iva Viola Bobbs Leasure. On March 23, 1951, Betty married her love, Lewis A. ...

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SHEATS — D. Bruce Sheats, 90, of Greenburr, passed away Thursday, April 18, 2019. Funeral service, 2 p.m. today, Donald G. Walker Funeral Home, 231 High St., Flemington. Friends and family will be received at the funeral home from noon until the time of service. BECHDEL — Shelvia J. ...

Robert D. Oakes

Robert D. Oakes, 75, of Pine Creek Township, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, April 18, 2019 at his home. Born April 12, 1944 in Jersey Shore, he was the son to the late Dale C. Oakes and the former Evelyn Ross. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Timothy C. Oakes ...

John B. Kruk

John B. Kruk, 79, of Lock Haven, passed away Friday, April 19, 2019 UPMC Lock Haven. Arrangements are under the direction of the Donald G. Walker Funeral Home, Inc., 231 High St., Flemington and will be announced when completed.

Funerals

MILLER — Jane Bubb Miller, of Jersey Shore, passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Memorial Service, 11 a.m. today, Frederick B. Welker Funeral Home, 125 N. Main St., Jersey Shore. A luncheon will be held immediately following the service at Santinos. SHEATS — D. Bruce Sheats, 90, of ...

Jane Bubb Miller

Jane Bubb Miller, of Jersey Shore, died Wednesday April 17, 2019. She was born April 26, 1925 at the Birches in Antes Fort. Jane was a life member of the Jersey Shore DAR and served as an officer. She was also active in the Historical Society. During her life she attended the Antes Fort ...

D. Bruce Sheats

D. Bruce Sheats, 90, of Greenburr, passed away Thursday, April 18, 2019 at Susque View Home, Lock Haven. He was born in Greenburr on Aug. 27, 1928, the son of the late Allen and Ethel Klepper Sheats. On June 21, 1952 at the Greenburr Trinity United Methodist Church, Bruce married the former ...

Funerals

BECHDEL — Shelvia J. (Geraty) Bechdel, 77, of Mill Hall, passed away April 7, 2019. Celebration of Life Service, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, April 27, Hilltop Tavern, 90 Second Ave., Lock Haven. KRAMER — Donald R. Kramer, 76, of Dunnstown, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019. Celebration ...

Barbara Jo Tressler

Barbara Jo “Barbie” Tressler, 58, of Lamar, passed away peacefully on April 17, 2019 with her loved ones by her side. She was born March 14, 1961 in Lock Haven. She graduated from Bald Eagle Nittany High School in 1979 and was employed by Mt. Nittany Medical Center where she truly enjoyed ...

Max Allen Barner

Max Allen Barner, 24, of Mill Hall, passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at UPMC Lock Haven Hospital. Max was born in Grand Rapids, Mich. on Sept. 7, 1994, the son of Scott A. and Barbara J. Faurot Barner, who both survive in Mill Hall. Max formerly worked in the natural gas industry for ...

Funerals

BECHDEL — Shelvia J. (Geraty) Bechdel, 77, of Mill Hall, passed away April 7, 2019. Celebration of Life Service, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, April 27, Hilltop Tavern, 90 Second Ave., Lock Haven. KRAMER — Donald R. Kramer, 76, of Dunnstown, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019. Celebration ...

Evelyn L. Bowers

Evelyn L. Bowers, 90, passed away April 16, 2019 in State College. She is survived by her daughter, Betty (David) Falls of Howard, and grandchildren, Peggy Long and David Falls, Jr. Private services at families convenience. Online condolences may be sent at www.kader-neff.com.

Funerals

BECHDEL — Shelvia J. (Geraty) Bechdel, 77, of Mill Hall, passed away April 7, 2019. Celebration of Life Service, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, April 27, Hilltop Tavern, 90 Second Ave., Lock Haven. MYERS — William G. Myers, of Swissdale, passed away Wednesday, April 10, 2019. Memorial ...

Ronald E. Barner

Ronald E. “Ron” Barner, 78, of Montgomery, entered new life eternal on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport. Surviving is his loving wife, Mary Ruth (Steele) Barner, with whom they would have celebrated 55 years of marriage on May 23, 2019. Born July 8, 1940 in Salona, ...

Elery H. Walizer

Elery H. Walizer, 90, of Ulysses, Pa., died Sunday, April 14, 2019 in Sweden Valley Manor, Coudersport. Born June 16, 1928, in Mill Hall, he was the son of Harry L. and Madaline A. Krape Walizer. On July 12, 1955, in Bellwood, Pa., he married the former Carolyn M. Chelgren, who predeceased ...

Joan Carol Shoop

Joan Carol Shoop, 88, of Lock Haven, passed away Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at Lock Haven Hospital. She was born April 24, 1930 in Elyria, Ohio. Joan was employed at Brodart for many years. Her life was about her family, especially her children and grandchildren, whom she was constantly ...