Obituaries

Charles E. ‘Pappy’ Decker

Charles E. “Pappy” Decker, 83, of Renovo, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016, at Hershey Medical Center. Born March 29, 1933, in Pleasant Gap, Pappy was a son of the late Harvey and Bessie (Krise) Decker. On Nov. 21, 1955, he was married to Barbara E. King who preceded him in ...

Anna L. Genua

Anna L. Genua, 92, of Lock Haven passed away on Monday, Dec. 19, 2016, at Lock Haven Hospital after a short illness. She was born on Jan. 27, 1924, the daughter of the late Carmen and Ralphaela Capello Caruso. Anna was a 1942 graduate of Immaculate Conception High School of Lock Haven and ...

Robert P. Etters

Robert P. Etters, 87, of Beech Creek passed away Monday, Dec. 19, 2016. He was born Nov. 19, 1929, in Monument, a son of the late Stanley and Edna (Bechdel) Etters. Robert was married to the former Lillian Kitchen who preceded him in death on Sept., 29, 2014. They celebrated 68 years of ...

Funerals

BANEY — Lucille Baney, 81, of Lock Haven died Sunday Dec. 18, 2016. Mass of Christian Burial, 11 a.m. today, Holy Spirit Parish, Saint Agnes Catholic Church, 3 E. Walnut St., Lock Haven. KAUFFMAN — Gloria M. Kauffman, 76, of Bellefonte died Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016. Funeral service 11 ...

Keith A. Keller

Keith A. Keller, 57, of Renovo died Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016, at home with his family. He was born in Renovo on Aug. 26, 1959, and was the son of the late William G. Keller and Lillian M. (Garman) Keller, who survives. On June 2, 1995, Keith married the love of his life Judith M. (Dent) ...

Richard D. Windle

Richard D. Windle, 75, of Citrus Springs, Fla., passed away Friday, Dec. 9, 2016, at Arbor Trail Rehab and Nursing, Inverness, Fla. Richard was married to Mary Ann (Nonemaker) Windle, originally of Castanea. A memorial service will be held for Richard on Sunday, Jan. 1, at 2 p.m. at the Jersey ...

Wayne S. Rinehart, Sr.

Wayne S. Rinehart, Sr., 70, died Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. Services for Wayne will be announced at a later date at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are being handled by Helt Funeral Chapel, 232 Hogan Blvd., Mill Hall. Send online condolences ...

Charles E. Decker

Charles E. Decker, 83, of Renovo, died Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016, at Hershey Medical Center. Arrangements by Steven R. Neff Funeral Home will follow at a later date.

Funerals

ROACH — Beryl Eyer Roach, 90, of Lock Haven, died Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016. Memorial service 11 a.m. today, Yost-Gedon Funeral Home & Cremation Services, LLC, 121 W. Main St., Lock Haven. Visitation 10 a.m. until the time of the service. GENTZYEL — David Henry Gentzyel, 93, of ...

Lucille ‘Luch’ Baney

Lucille “Luch” Baney, age 81, of 22 Commerce St., Lock Haven, passed away Dec. 18, 2016 surrounded by family. She was born in Lock Haven, June 6, 1935 and was the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Scaglione Dicello. Lucille was  married by the Rev. John J. Burkardt in Saint Agnes ...

Gloria M. Kauffman

Gloria M. Kauffman, 76, of Bellefonte, passed away Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016 in State College. She was born on Nov. 2, 1940 in Marsh Creek, Pa., the daughter of the late Floyd and Blanche Weaver Robinson. She married Dean F. Kauffman on April 21, 1962, and he survives at home. She was a ...

Keith A. Keller

Keith A. Keller, 57, of Renovo died Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016 at his residence. Services for Keith will take place at a later date at the convenience of the family.  Arrangements are being handled by the Maxwell Funeral Home, 205 Fifth St., Renovo. Send online condolences at BestLifeTributes.com

Funerals Dec. 19

ZERITH — Keith A. Zerith, 59, of Jersey Shore died Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016. Visitation today from noon to 1:30 p.m. Funeral, 1:30 p.m. today at Rearick-Carpenter Funeral Home, 1002 Allegheny St., Jersey Shore. GENTZYEL — David Henry Gentzyel, 93, of North Bend died on Wednesday, Dec. 7, ...

Keith A. Zerby

Keith A. Zerby, 59, of Jersey Shore passed away Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016, at the Jersey Shore Hospital. He was born Sept. 1, 1957, the son of the late Kenneth W. and Frances (Willits) Zerby. He was married to the former Brenda Oister; they married Nov. 11, 1998, and have been blessed with ...

David Henry Gentzyel

David Henry Gentzyel, 93, of North Bend passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, at Bucktail Medical Center. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016, at 1 p.m. at North Bend United Methodist Church. Burial with military honors will follow at North Bend Cemetery. Friends and ...

Funerals

SHAFFER — Margaret Erb Shaffer, 92, of Avis died Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2016. Memorial service 10 a.m. today, Avis United Methodist Church, 215 Prospect Ave., Avis. TRUAX — Jeffrey A. Truax, Sr., 64, of Mill Hall died Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016. Funeral service 11 a.m. today, Donald G. Walker ...

Charlotte E. Cryder

Charlotte E. Cryder, 97, of Renovo, passed away Dec. 15, 2016, at the Bucktail Medical Center where she had been cared for by a wonderful staff of nurses, aides and hospice. Born on Nov. 22, 1919, in Clinton County, Charlotte was the daughter of Cleveland Strouse and Rose Jane ...

Keith A. Zerby

Keith A. Zerby, 59, of Jersey Shore, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016. Arrangements have been entrusted to Rearick Carpenter Funeral Home, Jersey Shore. A full obituary will run in a future edition of the paper. www.rearickcarpenter.com

Funerals

CUMMINGS — Bernice Ellen Cummings, 57, of Williamsport died Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016. Memorial service 4 p.m. today, Frederick B. Welker Funeral Home 125 N. Main St., Jersey Shore. Visitation 3 p.m. until the time of the service. REEDER — Jesse C. Reeder, Sr., 82, of McElhattan died ...

Jeffrey A. Truax, Sr.

Jeffrey A. Truax, Sr., 64, of 107 N. Water St., Mill Hall, passed away at his home on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016. Jeff was born in Orviston on May 27, 1951, the son of the late Emma Truax and his step-father, Joe Etters. On March 28, 1970 in Mill Hall, he married the former Debra A. Peddigree, ...