Obituaries

Violet E. Mantle

Violet E. Mantle, of Beech Creek, passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2019. Celebration of life will be Saturday, June 1, 2019 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Beech Creek/Blanchard Fire Company Social Hall.

Funerals

SIGMUND — Jess Sigmund, 72, formerly of Lock Haven, passed away May 8, 2019. Celebration of life, 1 p.m. July 6, 2019, Rest Haven Chapel. FUNK —Lester Richard Funk, 91, of Bellefonte, passed away Monday, May 13, 2019. Memorial service 2 p.m. today, First Presbyterian Church, 203 N. Spring ...

Shirley E. Farrington

Shirley E. Farrington, 85, 13 Silver Ave, Mill Hill, PA died May 17, 2019 at Haven Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Lock Haven, Pa. Born February 17, 1934 in Farrandsville, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Charles E. and Mary E. Englert Morgret. On February 28, 1955 in Lock Haven ...

Gene A. Confer

Gene A. “Snuffy” Confer, 78, of Howard:, passed away on Friday, May 17, 2019 at his home with his family by his side. He was born in Howard on April 29,1941, a son of the late Donald H. and Elizabeth Vonada Confer. Gene was a graduate of Bald Eagle High class of 1960. On Oct. 21, 1977 he ...

Lester Richard Funk

September 3, 1927 - May 13, 2019 Lester Richard Funk, 91, of Bellefonte, passed away on Monday, May 13, 2019, at AristaCare at Hearthside in State College. Born in Lamar, on September 3, 1927, he was the son of the late Ralph Funk, Sr. and Helen May (Foringer) Funk. On August 10, 2002, he ...

Nancy May Cain Gittings

Nancy May Cain Gittings went home to be with the Lord at her home in Parkersburg, W.V., May 14, 2019. She leaves her husband who she married May 18, 1991, in Creswell Christian Church, Crestwell Md. Also her mother and father, Petera Cain Sr. and Judy M. Cain of Beech Creek; a brother Peter ...

Philip A. Kralick

Philip A. Kralick, 49, passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2019 from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements entrusted to Frederick B. Welker Funeral Home, Jersey Shore. www.WelkerFuneralHome.com

Jerome T. Nichols

Jerome T. “Jerry” Nichols, 72, of Locust St., Jersey Shore, Pa., passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at Susquehanna UPMC, Williamsport, Pa. There will be no local services. Final Interment will be held in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, Pa. Funeral arrangements have ...

Funerals

MANTLE — Violet Mantle, 91, of Beech Creek, passed away on Tuesday, May 14, 2019. Life celebration Saturday, June 1, from 1-3 p.m. at Beech Creek/Blanchard Fire Company Social Hall in Beech Creek. KLINEFELTER — Kenneth C. ‘Captain Ken’ Klinefelter, 78, of South Renovo, passed away ...

Violet E. Mantle

Violet E. Mantle, 91, of Beech Creek, passed away on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at Manor Care, Jersey Shore. She was born on November 25, 1927 in Woodland, a daughter of the late Howard and Mina Peale Graham. While on her way to a babysitting job on a rainy night in Blanchard she met the love of ...

Barry D. Hill

Retired MSGT. Barry D. Hill, 68, of Blanchard, passed away at Select Medical Hospital, Danville on May 14, 2019. Barry was born on Feb. 9, 1951 in Jersey Shore, the son of Bernard and Bernice Hill. He was a 1969 graduate of Jersey Shore High School and served 31 years in both the Marines ...

Funerals

KLINEFELTER — Kenneth C. ‘Captain Ken’ Klinefelter, 78, of South Renovo, passed away Thursday, May 2, 2019. Celebration of Life, 2 p.m., Saturday, May 18, 2019, Christian Community Church, 364 Susquehanna Ave., South Renovo, with friends and family to be received an hour prior to ...

Norris J. Houser, Sr.

Norris J. “Moose” Houser, Sr., 83, of South Renovo died Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at Bucktail Medical Center. Born in Philipsburg on May 2, 1936, he was the son of the late Norris C. and Helen E. (Anderson) Houser. Moose graduated from Lock Haven High School, where he was an extremely ...

Jeanne M. Bickel

Jeanne M. Bickel, 81, formerly of Jersey Shore, passed away, Thursday, May 14, 2019 in the emergency room at Jersey Shore Hospital. She had been residing for the past two years at Nippenose Valley Village in Oval. Jeanne was born Oct. 26, 1937 in Jersey Shore, a daughter of the late Joseph ...

Dale L. Dutton

Dale L. Dutton, 65, of Mill Hall passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2019 surrounded by his family at his home. Born Aug. 14, 1953 in Jersey Shore, he was the son of the late Clair and Helen Westbrook Dutton. Dale graduated from Jersey Shore High School in 1971. On Sept. 22, 1984 he married his ...

Shirley J. Johnsonbaugh

Shirley J. Johnsonbaugh, 77, of Bellefonte, passed away on Monday, May 13, 2019 at Mount Nittany Medical Center. She was born in Bellefonte on June 2, 1941, a daughter of the late Harry and Madeline Warner Hackett. She was united in marriage to Don H. Johnsonbaugh on Dec. 1, 1961. He ...

Elsie F. Hamilton

Elsie Fae Hamilton, 89, formerly of Woolrich, passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at Hillside Assisted Living. A full obituary with service information will be published early next week. Arrangements entrusted to Frederick B. Welker Funeral Home, Jersey Shore. www.WelkerFuneralHome.com

Barry D. Hill

Retired MSGT. Barry D. Hill , 68, passed away and went to be with his Lord Tuesday May 14,2019 at Select Medical Hospital, Danville. Arrangements entrusted to Kader-Neff Funeral Home, Howard and will be announced when completed.

Colin G. Dobbie

Colin G. Dobbie, 71, of Cammal passed away Friday, May 10, 2019 at AristaCare of Loyalsock. He was born in Reading July 13, 1947 the son of Hugh T and Rebecca Orth Dobbie. He was a sales rep for Ram Controls in Leesport. He enjoyed hunting and the Pine Creek Valley. His closest survivor is ...

Violet E. Mantle

Violet E. Mantle, 91, of Beech Creek, passed away on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at Manor Care Nursing Home, Jersey Shore. A Life Celebration is planned for a later date and will be announced. Services entrusted to Kader-Neff Funeral Home, Howard.