Obituaries

Walter I. Yarger

Walter I. Yarger, 86, of Lock Haven, died Monday April 23, 2018 at his home. Born July 12, 1931 in Sanborn, Pa., he was the son of the late Clarence Yarger and the former Laura Lowe. Walter honorably served his country in the United States Army. For 29 years he was employed by Piper ...

Ila Y. Welker

Ila Y. Welker, 76, of Williamsport, died early Tuesday morning April 24, 2018 at UPMC Williamsport. Born Feb. 2, 1942 in Albany, New York she was the daughter of Gladwin Yenner and the former Mary Warfield. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth E. Welker Sr., Dec. 6, 2009. They ...

Howard L. Reese

Howard L. Reese, 86, of Lock Haven, died Saturday, April 21, 2018 at the Gatehouse. He was born September 12, 1931 in Kettle Creek. During the Korean War, he honorably served his country in the United States Army. Howard is survived by three daughters, Sandra L. (Alvin) Duck of Lock Haven, ...

Ronald E. Hall

Ronald E. Hall A memorial service for Ronald E. Hall, 72, of Lock Haven, who passed away March 12, 2018 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, will be held on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 1 p.m. in the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness, 1 Homestead Dr., Mill Hall. Officiating will be ...

Funerals

BROWN — Francis J. “Doll” Brown, 59, of Plunketts Run Road, Mill Hall, died April 20, 2018. Memorial service, 7 p.m. today, Donald G. Walker Funeral Home Inc., 231 High St., Flemington. Visitation, 5 p.m. today until time of service. LEE — Cathy Elizabeth (Walizer) Lee, 60, of Lock ...

Shirley Ann Wright

Shirley Ann Wright, 82, of Jersey Shore, passed away early Sunday morning April 22, 2018 at Manor Care in Jersey Shore. She was born in Williamsport July 23, 1935, a daughter of Reuben and Ruby Loucks Hillyard. She was married twice. Her first husband was William Levin and her second ...

Dr. Randhir Mishra

Dr. Randhir Mishra, 81, of Lock Haven, passed away Saturday April 21, 2018 at the Williamsport Hospital. He was born Jan. 20, 1937 in Raghunathpur, India, to Janakiraman and Suther (Devi) Mishra. He was educated in India, trained in the United Kingdom and immigrated to the U.S. He ...

Sally A. (Baer) Eyer

Sally A. (Baer) Eyer, 61, of Linden, passed away Sunday, April 22, 2018 at UPMC Susquehanna in Williamsport where she had been a patient Wednesday, April 18. She was born Dec. 27, 1956 in Lock Haven, a daughter of the late Chester and Wannitta (Confer) Baer. Sally was married Nov. 12, ...

Funerals

BROWN — Randall K. Brown, 61, of Beech Creek, died April 19, 2018. Visitation, 6-8 p.m. today, Helt Funeral Chapel, Mill Hall. LEE — Cathy Elizabeth (Walizer) Lee, 60, of Lock Haven, died April 19, 2018. Funeral, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Donald G. Walker Funeral Home, Flemington. Visitation 6-8 ...

Frances J. ‘Doll’ Brown

Frances J. “Doll” Brown, 59, of Plunket Run Road, Mill Hall, passed away Friday, April 20, 2018 at Gatehouse Hospice, Williamsport. She was born in Lock Haven on April 28, 1958, the daughter of the late Harry Miller and Margaret Stringfellow Seyler. Doll was a 1976 graduate of Bald ...

Robert E. McHenry

Robert E. McHenry, 84, of Lock Haven, passed away Friday, April 20, 2018 at the Gatehouse. Born Oct. 25, 1933 in Oriole, he was the son to the late Clinton L.A. McHenry and the former Sarah E. Frank. Robert was a member of the Nippenose Bible Fellowship. Earlier in his life he was ...

Sally A. Eyer

Sally A. Eyer, 61, of Linden passed away Sunday, April 22, 2018 at UPMC Williamsport. Arrangements will be announced by Helt Funeral Chapel.

Ronald E. Hall

A memorial service for Ronald E. Hall, 72, of Lock Haven, who passed away March 12, 2018 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, Wilkes-Barre, will be held Saturday April 28 at 1 p.m. in the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness, 1 Homestead Drive, Mill Hall. Officiating will be congregation ...

Funerals

FANNING — Shannan C. Fanning, 47, of Avis, died April 18, 2018. Funeral service, 11 a.m. today, Avis United Methodist Church, 215 Prospect Ave. PACKER — Charles F. (Jack) Packer Jr., formerly of Lock Haven, died April 3, 2018. Military graveside burial service, 2 p.m Monday, April 30, ...

Charles F. (Jack) Packer Jr.

On April 3, 2018, the Earthly life of a dedicated and decorated public servant came to a close. Charles F. (Jack) Packer Jr. was the only child of Charles Francis Packer Sr. and Minnie Tate Packer, born on June 27, 1935 in Lock Haven. Lock Haven held a special place in the heart of Charles ...

Randall K. Brown

Randall K. Brown, 61, of Beech Creek, passed away Thursday, April 19, 2018 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville while surrounded by his loved ones. He was born Oct. 1, 1956, a son of Clifton Brown, Sr. and Dotty (Morrison) Brown. He was married on Jan≥ 10, 1975 to the former Deena M. ...

Sandra Faye Lownes

Sandra Faye Lownes, 69, of Oval, died Wednesday Evening April 18, 2018 at her home. Born June 26, 1948 in Reading, she was the daughter of Mahlon Weitzel and the former Anne Weller. For many years she was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church in Bastress. She faithfully served ...

Cathy Elizabeth (Walizer) Lee

Cathy Elizabeth (Walizer) Lee, 60, of East Bald Eagle Street, Lock Haven, passed away Thursday, April 19, 2018 at her home. She was born in Lock Haven on June 11, 1957, the daughter of the late John L. Walizer, Sr. and Violet H. Kramer Walizer. Cathy attended Bald Eagle-Nittany High ...

Funerals

PEASLEY — Thomas Peasley, of Lock Haven, died April 12, 2018. Family and friends will be received from 6-7 p.m. Saturday, at Yost-Gedon Funeral Home, Lock Haven. KING — Kenneth Wayne King, 68, of McElhattan, died April 13, 2018. Graveside service, noon Saturday, Rest Haven Memorial Park. ...

Shannan C. Fanning

Shannan C. Fanning, 47, of Avis, passed away Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at UPMC Susquehanna, Williamsport. Born March 2, 1971 in Jersey Shore, she was the daughter to Robert L. Edkin and the late Anna Jean “AJ” (Ludwig) Edkin. Also preceding her in death was her mother in law, Kathryn E. ...