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Obituaries

Mary Jane G. Swindell

Mary Jane G. Swindell, 64, of Old Woods Road, Everett, Pennsylvania; passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020 at UPMC Bedford Hospital. She was born on May 21, 1955 in Lock Haven, Pa.; a daughter of Dorothy (Immel) Greninger and companion R. James Walters, Mill Hall, Pa.; and the ...

John R. Baney, Jr.

John R. Baney, Jr., 67, of Mill Hall passed away Monday, Jan. 20, 2020 at his residence with his family by his side. Born July 17, 1952 in Lock Haven he was a son of the late John R. Baney, Sr. and Violet (Brown). John worked in the maintenance department at Rockview and retired after 28 ...

Raymond V. Swanson

Raymond V. Swanson, 49, of Williamsport, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020 at Manor Care- North, Williamsport. Final arrangements were entrusted to the Cremation Society of North Central Pennsylvania, 408 S. Main St., Jersey Shore, Pa. “Our Family — Serving your Family”

Funerals

FLUCK — David L. Fluck, Jr., 37, of Jersey Shore, passed away on Jan. 15. A public graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020 at the Jersey Shore Cemetery. STEWART — Helen L. Stewart, 91, of Jersey Shore, died Jan. 18, 2020. Tribute of Life service, 11 a.m. ...

Charles L. Bechdel, Sr.

Charles L. Bechdel, Sr., 88, of Beech Creek passed away Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020 at his home. Born Jan. 10, 1932 in Monument, he was a son of the late Harry and Rebecca Fravel Bechdel. Charles was a 1949 graduate of Lock Haven High School. He served in the United States Army, being stationed ...

David E. Swartz

David E. Swartz, 76, of Rebersburg, passed away on Jan. 18, 2020 at Susque-View Nursing Center in Lock Haven. Born Aug. 24, 1943 in Bellefonte, David was a son of the late Kenneth E. and Esther M. (Waite) Swartz. On Oct. 19, 1963 he married Pearl E. Sweeley who survives at their home. David ...

Robert T. Ludwig

Robert T. Ludwig, 88, of Jersey Shore, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020 at UPMC Susquehanna, Lock Haven. He was born in Jersey Shore on March 31, 1931 to the late Glenn Sr. and Ada (Barner) Ludwig. Robert was a member of Oval United Methodist Church and was a graduate of Jersey Shore ...

Ruth W. “Ruthie” Wolstencroft

Ruth W. “Ruthie” Wolstencroft, age 94, of Newark, Del., and formerly of Lock Haven, passed away on Friday, Jan. 17, 2020. Born in Lock Haven on Sept. 1, 1925, she was the daughter of the late David and Ruth (Wenker) Laubscher. Ruthie made her career as a payroll specialist with the ...

Michael J. Clymer

Michael J. Clymer, 48, formerly of Howard, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020 at Centre Crest Nursing Home, Bellefonte after a courageous battle with ALS. Services private. Online condolences may be made at www.kader-neff.com.

John R. Baney, Jr.

John R. Baney, Jr., 67, of Mill Hall, passed away Monday, Jan. 20, 2020 at home with his family by his side. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced by the Helt Funeral Chapel, Mill Hall.

Funerals

FLUCK — David L. Fluck, Jr., 37, of Jersey Shore, passed away on Jan. 15. A public graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020 at the Jersey Shore Cemetery. HUMMER — Lauretta A. (Dufferd) Hummer, 100, of Lock Haven died Jan. 15, 2020. Celebration of Life, 11 a.m. ...

Helen L. Stewart

Helen L. Stewart, 91, of Jersey Shore passed away Saturday morning Jan. 18, 2020 at her residence surrounded by her family. She was born Dec. 24, 1928 in Cogan Station the daughter of Sara and Ben Ertwine. Early in her life she was a housekeeper for Evelyn Jackson Realty and CLE Loan office ...

Betty M. Deitrich

Betty M. Deitrich, 92, passed away Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020 in Bellefonte surrounded by her family. There will be a public viewing held on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, from 1 to 2 p.m., at Wetzler Funeral Service, Inc., 206 N. Spring Street, Bellefonte. Funeral services will immediately follow at 2 ...

Funerals

FLUCK — David L. Fluck, Jr., 37, of Jersey Shore, passed away on Jan. 15. A public graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020 at the Jersey Shore Cemetery. HUMMER — Lauretta A. (Dufferd) Hummer, 100, of Lock Haven passed away on Jan. 15. A Celebration of Life will ...

Lauretta A. (Dufferd) Hummer

Lauretta A. (Dufferd) Hummer, 100, of Lock Haven, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020 at Susque-View Home in Lock Haven. She was born in State College on Feb. 13, 1919 to the late Sam Rudy and Lottie Dufferd. Lauretta was a member of Pine Creek Valley Christian Church. She worked as a ...

Morris E. Pratt, Jr.

Morris E. Pratt, Jr., 68, of Rebersburg, passed away at his home on Jan. 15, 2020. Born Jan. 24, 1951 in Lock Haven, Morris was a son of the late Morris E. and Margaret M. (Burd) Pratt. On Dec. 30, 1983 in Cumberland, Md. Morris married Muriel Jo Latta who survives at their home. Morris ...

David L. Fluck, Jr.

David L. Fluck, Jr., 37, passed away at his home, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. He was born in Jersey Shore, June 28, 1982, the son of David L. and Cheri (Swartz) Fluck. David graduated with the Jersey Shore High School Class of 2000. He had worked as an LPN and also an award winning counselor ...

Howard W. “June” Miller, Jr.

Howard W. “June” Miller, Jr., 85, of Bellefonte, passed away on Thursday Jan. 16, 2020 at Centre Crest Nursing Home, Bellefonte. He was born in Bellefonte on Nov. 22, 1934 a son of the late Howard Sr. and Loretta Meckley Miller. June was a heavy equipment operator for Marblehead Lime, ...

Funerals

McGOWAN — John B. McGowan died Dec. 10, 2019. Memorial Services, 1 - 3 p.m. today, Lock Haven University Library, 401 N. Fairview St., Lock Haven. BENNETT — Mary F. Bennett, 77, of Bellefonte, died Dec. 17, 2019. Memorial service, 2 p.m. today, Kader Neff Funeral Home, 135 W. Main St., ...

Stanley R. Poorman

Stanley R. Poorman, 82, of Howard, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020 at the Mount Nittany Medical Center. He was born in Howard on Aug. 20, 1937 a son of the late H. Chester Sr. and Dorothy Rogers Poorman. He graduated from Lock Haven High School in 1956 and was united in marriage to ...