Obituaries

Kleinele, Virginia

Virginia Kleinle

Virginia Adeline Heimbach Kleinle, 92, passed away quietly on Nov. 9, 2017 at VNA Hospice in East Stroudsburg. Virginia, daughter of Joseph and Minnie Mae (Dotter) Heimbach, was born on Dec. 19, 1924 in Albrightsville. On June 10, 1950, she married LeRoy J. Kleinle, Jr. They lived in East ...

Funerals

HAMBERGER — Pauline H. Hamberger, 92, of Jersey Shore, died Nov. 6, 2017. Graveside services, 1:30 p.m. Monday, Jersey Shore Cemetery. COUNSIL — A. Louise Counsil, 90, of Lock Haven, died Nov. 7, 2017. Funeral, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Frederick B. Welker Funeral Home, Jersey Shore. Visitation ...

Frederic A. Yahn

Frederic A. Yahn, 81, of Castanea and formerly of Avis died Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, at his residence. He was married to the former Marie M. Soo who died in 2004. Frederic was born Nov. 12, 1935, in Jersey Shore, a son of the late Herman F. and Adele P. (Schumaker) Yahn. He worked as a ...

Richard P. ‘Dick’ ‘Smitty’ Smith

Richard P. “Dick” “Smitty” Smith, 84, of Lock Haven passed away Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, at his home. Smitty was a member of Citizen’s Hose Fire Company for many years. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Donald G. Walker Funeral Home, Inc., 231 High St., ...

Funerals

HAAGEN — Edith M. (Burrell) Haagen, 96, of Lock Haven, died Nov. 2, 2017. Funeral, 11 a.m. Saturday, Salona Lutheran Church. Visitation one hour prior to funeral. BROOKS — Rodney G. Brooks, 47, died Nov. 4, 2017. Funeral service, 10 a.m., today, Robert H. Wheeland Community Center, 1212 ...

Genua, Phyllis

Phyllis M. Genua

Phyllis M. Genua, 88, of Bellefonte, went home to be with the Lord on Nov. 7, 2017 at Hearthside Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Born on May 18, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Angelo and Catherine (Pizzuta) Genua. Phyllis worked for and retired from Bellefonte Area School ...

Pauline H. Hamberger

Pauline H. Hamberger, 92, of Jersey Shore, passed away Monday, Nov. 6, 2017 at UPMC Susquehanna. Born June 7, 1925 in Wellsboro, she was the daughter to the late Joseph D. and Minnie E. (Plumbley) Reeder. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband, Harris H. ...

A. Louise Counsil

A. Louise Counsil, 90, of Lock Haven, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017 at The Williamsport Home. Born June 11, 1927 in Beech Creek, she was a daughter to the late Harry and Dorothy (Leathers) Wagner. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles E. Counsil in ...

Ruth E. Hinshaw

Ruth E. Hinshaw, 90, of Jersey Shore, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017 at ManorCare Health Services, Jersey Shore. Born May 14, 1927 in San Leandro, Calif., she was the daughter to the late Herbert and Ruth (Rapp) Barber. Ruth was retired as a senior loan officer. For many years she was an ...

Funerals

HAAGEN — Edith M. (Burrell) Haagen, 96, of Lock Haven, died Nov. 2, 2017. Funeral, 11 a.m. Saturday, Salona Lutheran Church. Visitation one hour prior to funeral. BROOKS — Rodney G. Brooks, 47, died Nov. 4, 2017. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Friday, Robert H. Wheeland Community Center, 1212 ...

Peter, William

William H. Peter

William H. Peter, 90, of McElhattan passed away peacefully Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. Born on March 26, 1927 in Lock Haven, he was the son of the late Frank W. and Mabel Matter Peter. William served in the United States Army during WWII having transported the Coronel around Japan as well as ...

Sigmund, John

John Luther Sigmund

John Luther Sigmund, 69, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017 at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Sebring, Fla. He was born in Lock Haven on April 11, 1948 to Richard and Thelma Sigmund: John was the youngest of seven children. John was a lifelong teacher, coach and mentor for his students ...

Bechdel, Faye

Faye E. Bechdel

Faye E. Bechdel, 96, of Beech Creek passed away at her home in Beech Creek on Monday, Nov. 5, 2017 with her family by her side. She was born in Orviston on Sept. 8, 1921, a daughter of the late Clair and Hannah Confer. She was united in marriage to Leland Bechdel. He preceded her in death on ...

David Carl Wilson

David Carl Wilson, 77, of North Bend passed away Monday, Nov. 6, 2017 at his residence. Services will be private at the convenience of the family. Maxwell Funeral Home, 205 Fifth St., Renovo is in charge of arrangements. Obituary and condolences at HeffnerCare.com.

Frederic A. Yahn

Frederic A. Yahn, 81, of Castanea passed away Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017 at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Helt Funeral Chapel, Mill Hall.

Funerals

SEASHOLTZ — Wilson T. Seasholtz, died Nov. 4, 2017. Memorial service, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, Salona Lutheran Church. Visitation one hour prior to service. BAIER — Pauline Elizabeth Baier, 92, of Flemington, died Nov. 3, 2017. Funeral, 11 a.m. today, Donald G. Walker Funeral Home, ...

Sampsel, Jean

Jean I. Sampsel

Jean I. Sampsel, 94, of Bellefonte, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017 at Colonial Courtyard in Tyrone. Born on January 9, 1923 in Woodward, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Stanley J. and Dorothea (Whitley) Fiedler. On March 17, 1945 in Salina, Kan., she was ...

Bechdel, Faye

Faye E. Bechdel

Faye E. Bechdel, 96, of Beech Creek passed away at her home in Beech Creek on Monday, Nov. 5, 2017 with her family by her side. She was born in Orviston on Sept. 8, 1921, a daughter of the late Clair and Hannah Confer. She was united in marriage to Leland Bechdel. He preceded her in death ...

Ruth Crawford

Ruth M. Crawford

It is with sorrow (and joy, because she is with her Heavenly Father and husband) the passing of our beloved mother and grandmother, Ruth M. Crawford who was born, Feb. 9, 1930 in Loganton, to the late Paul and Elizabeth Weaver Stover. She and her late husband Richard spent a lifetime of ...

Eck, David

David L. Eck

David L. Eck, 62, of Limestone Township, passed away Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017 at his home. Born Jan. 5, 1955 in Williamsport, he was a son to the late Philip and Shirley (Wagner) Eck. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Cathy Ann Poust on Nov. 29, 1995; they ...