Obituaries

Keith S. Thomas

Keith S. Thomas, 66, Orviston Mountain Road, Beech Creek, Pa. was pronounced dead March 8, 2019 at the Mt. Nittany Medical Center, State College, Pa. Born June 28, 1952 in Lock Haven, Pa., he was the son of the late Charles and Eleanor Orner Thomas. In February 2006 he married Melody A. ...

Robert (Bobby) McDaniel

Robert (Bobby) McDaniel, 67, of Bellefonte, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 after a long brave battle with glioblastoma brain cancer. He is survived by his wife, Susan Workman; his daughters Tyann, Bree and Shea Hazel (Darin); his sister Connie Francis, and two grandsons ...

Julia S. Packer

Julia S. Packer, 91, formerly of Blanchard, passed away on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 in Northumberland. She was married to the late Charles D. Packer. She is survived by her son, Daniel Packer of Northumberland. Private services will be held at the families convenience. Online ...

Charles “Pat” Seybold

Charles “Pat” Seybold, 75, of Woolrich, passed away Thursday, March 5, 2019 at Haven Skilled Rehabilitation and Nursing, Lock Haven. Arrangements are under the direction of the Donald G. Walker Funeral Home, Inc., 231 High St., Flemington and will be announced upon completion.

Funerals

WAGNER — Kenneth B. Wagner, of Jersey Shore, died March 5, 2019. Gathering of friends and family, 1-2 p.m. today, Rearick-Carpenter Funeral Home, 1002 Allegheny St., Jersey Shore. KLINE — Carolyn L. Kline, 83, of Susque View Homes, died March 2, 2019. Memorial service, 1 p.m. Sunday, March ...

Monica M. Lapanna

Monica M. Lapanna, 99, of Lock Haven, passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at her home. Born May 25, 1919 in Renovo, she was the daughter of the late Vito and Jennie Valera Gentile. She attended School in Renovo. On June 2, 1956 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, she married John ...

Stephen C. Weed

Stephen C. Weed, 60, a resident of the Green Home, Wellsboro, Pa., died March 6, 2019. Born Jan. 21, 1959 in Lock Haven, he was the son of the late Dr. Charles E. and R. Eleanor Bitner Weed. Stephen was a 1977 graduate of the Mansfield High School and had previously worked at Partners in ...

Walter J. Black

Walter John Black, III, 66, of Williamsport, Pa. passed away on March 2, 2019 at UPMC- Susquehanna, Williamsport, Pa. There will be no services. Cremation services were entrusted to the Cremation Society of North Central Pennsylvania, 408 South Main St., Jersey Shore, Pa. “Our ...

Correction

JIM HIRONIMUS White Hall In the newspaper recently you were nice enough to print my wife’s letter. You did some editing. You put that the monument honoring veterans was outside of Milesburg in Centre County. The veterans Monument is in Rebersburg. Thank you for posting her ...

Funerals

WAGNER — Kenneth B. Wagner, of Jersey Shore, died March 5, 2019. Gathering of friends and family, 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 9, 2019, Rearick-Carpenter Funeral Home, 1002 Allegheny St., Jersey Shore. KLINE — Carolyn L. Kline, 83, of Susque View Homes, died March 2, 2019. Memorial service, ...

Donald S. Bodle

Donald S. Bodle Donald S. Bodle, 86, of Bellefonte, passed away on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, at Centre Crest Nursing Home. Born in Mill Hall, on Nov. 7, 1932, he was the son of the late Oran Frederick Bodle, Sr., and Anna Blanche (Moore) Bodle. On Oct. 27, 1956, in San Gabriel, Calif., he ...

Guy Confer

Guy Confer, 80, of Mill Hall passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at his home. Born March 11, 1938 in Jersey Shore, he was one of the twelve children of the late Samuel Lincoln and Phoebe Tomb Confer. Guy graduated from Canton High School in 1956. He then attended Lycoming College on a ...

Kimberly Jo Ferree

Kimberly Jo Ferree, 63, of Columbus, Ohio, died at 3:08 a.m. Tuesday, March 5, 2019, in the comfort of her home surrounded by her loved ones. She was born June 9, 1955 in Lock Haven to Benjamin and Helen Jo Ann Peasley Ferree. Kimberly is preceded in death by her parents, grandparents ...

Carolyn L. Kline

Carolyn Louise “Sissy” Kline, 83, a resident of Susque View Home passed away Saturday, March 2, 2019. Born Dec. 7, 1935 in Lock Haven, she was the daughter of the late Lemule Grant and Vanetta Mader Groce. Sissy was a 1953 graduate of Lock Haven High School. For many years she worked as a ...

Kenneth B. Wagner

Kenneth B. “Ken” Wagner, 58, of Jersey Shore, passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. He was born on Dec. 31, 1960 in Jersey Shore and was the son of Jack C. Wagner of Jersey Shore and the late Mary J. (Jameson). He graduated from Jersey Shore Area ...

Funerals

REEDER — Donetta J. Reeder, 81, of McElhattan, died Feb. 20, 2019. Memorial service, 10 a.m., Saturday, March 9, 2019 at the Helt Funeral Chapel, 232 Hogan Blvd., Mill Hall. HAAGEN — Ruth Anna Haagen passed away on March 3, 2019. Celebration of life, today, at 11 a.m. at St. Mark ...

Funerals

REEDER — Donetta J. Reeder, 81, of McElhattan, died Feb. 20, 2019. Memorial service, 10 a.m., Saturday, March 9, 2019 at the Helt Funeral Chapel, 232 Hogan Blvd., Mill Hall. HAAGEN — Ruth Anna Haagen passed away on March 3, 2019. Celebration of life, today, at 11 a.m. at St. Mark ...

Charles L. Merrill

Charles “LaRue” Merrill, 90, of Shirk Hollow, passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday March 3, 2019. His last days on Earth were spent surrounded by his closest family and friends. He was born on Aug. 30, 1928, the son of the late James and Erma (Bardo) Merrill. He was the oldest ...

Kathy L. Gottschall

Kathy L. Gottschall, 63, of Jersey Shore, entered into her Lord’s Holy presence on Thurs., Feb. 28, 2019 at The Gatehouse in Williamsport; where she was surrounded by her loving family. Jesus looked at her glowing face, smiling he said, ‘Well done, my good and faithful servant.” ...

Rosalie A. Long

Rosalie A. Long, 67, of Mill Hall passed away March 4, 2019 in the UPMC Lock Haven emergency room. She was born April 1, 1951 in Lock Haven to J. Nathan and Violet Whitesel Long. Rose was a 1969 graduate of the Bald Eagle Nittany High School, and a 1973 graduate of Messiah College with a ...