Obituaries

Penny Lynn Bauman

Penny Lynn (Englert) Bauman, 50, of Bellefonte passed into the loving arms of her savior on Jan. 5, 2018 after a brief, but courageous battle with cancer. Penny was born in Lock Haven on May 4, 1967, the daughter of the late Lester “Bud” and Mary Kay Englert. Penny was a 1985 graduate ...

Thomas Carl Spangler

Thomas Carl Spangler, 70, formerly of Eagleville, died Dec. 3, 2017 in Orange City, Fla. He was born on Nov. 21, 1947 in Eagleville. Tom leaves behind a wife, Jill Douglas Spangler of Orange City; two children, Rose (Wendy) Spangler of Barton, Md., and Tom Jr. (Wendy) Spangler of Castanea; ...

Lee A. Keck

Lee A. Keck, 81, of Loganton, born on July 11, 1936, passed away as a result of an automobile accident on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018. Surviving are his three children, Brenda Louise Williams, Angela C. Keck-Schuh (Robert Hiley), and Michael (Claudia) Keck; four grandchildren, Matthew Schuh, ...

Ruth A. Bowmaster

Ruth A. Bowmaster, 66, of 12 E. Church St., Lock Haven, died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018 at UPMC Lock Haven Hospital. Born Nov. 23, 1951 in Bellefonte, she was a daughter of the late John and Marie P. Merrill Sweitzer. On July 17, 1991, she married Irvin L. Bowmaster, Sr., who survives at ...

David Christian Ulmer Jr.

David Christian Ulmer Jr., 77, of Longmont, Colo., passed away Jan. 2, 2018. He was the husband of Mary Ulmer. An informal gathering will be held 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 7 at the Ulmer family home. Contributions can be made to The Nature Conservancy or The World Wildlife ...

Phyllis R. Kimmel

Phyllis R. Kimmel (nee Karstetter) died Jan. 2, 2018 at the age of 81 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Long-time resident of Lincoln Village and Hilliard in Central Ohio, she was born and raised in Lock Haven. She was the adored wife of the late Jim Kimmel; they shared 50 years of marriage ...

Funerals

GUERRIERO — Funeral services for Annie M. “Sis” Guerriero and her husband, William A. “Bill” Guerriero will be held at 3 p.m. today at Moriarty Funeral Home, 112 E. Church St., Lock Haven. A combined visitation will be held from 1 p.m. Saturday until the time of services. GEYER — ...

Laura Lee McCloskey

Laura Lee McCloskey, age 66, of Buckhannon, W.Va., passed away on the morning of Jan. 3, 2018 at her home. She was born Dec. 17, 1951 in Renovo, a daughter of the late Francis G. Sutliff and Willa Shady Hyzer. On Sept. 4, 1976 she married Ralph McCloskey in Beech Creek. She adored ...

William A. ‘Bill’ Guerriero

William A. “Bill” Guerriero, 75, of Castanea passed away Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018 at Lock Haven Hospital. He was born on July 12, 1942 in Lock Haven, to the late Louis J. and Ruth E. Rhine Guerriero. Bill was a 1960 graduate of Lock Haven High School. He served in the United States ...

Ruth A. Bowmaster

Ruth A. Bowmaster, 66, of 12 E. Church St., Lock Haven, died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018 at UPMC Lock Haven Hospital. Born Nov. 23, 1951 in Bellefonte, she was the daughter of the late John and Marie P. Merrill Sweitzer. On July 17, 1991 she married Irvin L. Bowmaster, Sr., who survives at ...

FUNERALS

GEYER — Susan M. Geyer, 53, died Dec. 29, 2017. Visitation 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 8 with funeral at 6 p.m., Donald G. Walker Funeral Home, Inc., 231 High St., Flemington. SHADY — Richard B. “Dick” Shady, 86, of Mill Hall, died Dec. 31, 2017. Funeral, 11 a.m. today, Blanchard Church ...

Mary Frances Biondi Shon

Mary Frances Biondi Shon of Renovo passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018. She was born April 10, 1939 in Renovo and was the only child of Ralph A. and Devona I. (Bittner) Biondi. Mary graduated from St. Joseph High School and attended St. Agnes Hospital School of Nursing in ...

Robert E. Rhinehart

Robert E. Rhinehart, 86, of Derr Hill, Avis passed away early Tuesday morning, Jan. 2, 2018 at his residence. Bob was born in Jersey Shore, Dec. 13, 1931, a son of Edward and Emma (Hoffman) Rhinehart. He attended Woolrich and Jersey Shore Schools and was a US Army Veteran of the Korean ...

Funerals

GEYER — Susan M. Geyer, 53, died Dec. 29, 2017. Visitation, 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 8 with funeral at 6 p.m., Donald G. Walker Funeral Home, Inc., 231 High St., Flemington. GREGORY — Nancy J. Gregory, 103, died Dec. 24, 2017. Visitation 6 to 8 p.m., today, Yost-Gedon Funeral Home & ...

Patricia Rumberger Hazel

Patricia Rumberger Hazel

Patricia Ann Rumberger Hazel passed away peacefully at Mount Nittany Medical Center on Dec. 31, 2017. She was born on April 16, 1931 in Bellefonte, the only child of Samuel and Eleanor Rumberger, who preceded her in death. She was raised in Bellefonte and married Joseph E. Hazel on July ...

Yanni Peter Prokos

Yanni Peter Prokos

Yanni Peter Prokos, of Hollidaysburg, died at UPMC Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh on Jan. 1, 2018. He was born John Peter Prokos on April 26, 1947, in Lock Haven to Estelle and Peter John Prokos, where they were longtime owners and operators of the Sandwich Shop. Yanni graduated from Lock ...

Gloria J. Gardner

Gloria J. Gardner, 84, formerly of Bellefonte, passed away on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018, in State College. Gloria was born on May 22, 1933 in Bellefonte, the daughter of the late Clarence L. and Margaret S. Schilling Pardoe. On June 23, 1951, she married James H. Gardner, who preceded ...

FUNERALS

GREGORY — Nancy J. Gregory, 103, died Dec. 24, 2017. Visitation, 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 4, Yost-Gedon Funeral Home & Cremation Services, LLC, 121 W. Main St., Lock Haven. SHADY — Richard B. “Dick” Shady, 86, of Mill Hall, died Dec. 31, 2017. Funeral, 11 a.m. Friday, Blanchard ...

Annie M. Guerriero

Annie M. “Sis” Guerriero, 74, of 200 E. Keller Street, Lot 16, Castanea, died Friday, Dec. 29, 2017 at her residence. She was born Nov. 15, 1943 in Lock Haven, the daughter of the late Charles and Gertrude Hill Mikitko. On Oct. 24, 1962, in Sea Pleasant, Md. she married William A. ...

Richard B. Shady

Richard B. “Dick” Shady, 86, of 14 Middle St., Mill Hall, passed away Sunday, December 31, 2017 at home surrounded by his family. Dick was born in Monument on December 17, 1931, the son of the late Raymond V. and Marguerite Kelly Shady. He was a 1950 graduate of Lock Haven High School ...