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Obituaries

Frances Dershem

Frances Dershem, 60, of Lock Haven passed away Friday, Oct. 9 at Geisinger Hospital in Danville. Frances was born on Dec. 26, 1959 in La Grange, Ind., to the late Ralph and Harriet Dershem. Frances previously worked for The Express and Brodart. She truly enjoyed spending time with her friends ...

Wayne Carl Shoop

On Sept. 16, 2020, Wayne took his final stroll in his life to his eternal destination. The last few steps, hand-in-hand with his Lord and Savior! Wayne was predeceased by his brother Keith Ray Shoop. Wayne is survived by his devoted daughter, Jenna Rae Shoop of Woodstock, GA. He leaves behind ...

Mark J. Vonada

Mark J. Vonada, 84, of Bellefonte, passed away at home, surrounded by family, on Sunday, March 22, 2020. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, at 11 a.m., at Faith United Methodist Church, 512 Hughes Street, Bellefonte, with Rev. Andrew Morgan officiating. A private ...

Dolores M. Bair

Dolores M. Bair, 93, of Madisonburg, died Oct. 11, 2020 at Mount Nittany Medical Center in State College. Arrangements by Steven R. Neff Funeral Home to be announced.

Mary Krape

Mary Krape, 85, of Lock Haven, passed away Saturday Oct. 10, 2020. Services will be announced in the very near future. Arrangements are being handled by Rearick Carpenter Funeral Home, Jersey Shore.

Funerals

VONADA — Mark J. Vonada, 84, of Bellefonte, passed away at home, surrounded by family, on Sunday, March 22, 2020. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, at 11 a.m., at Faith United Methodist Church, 512 Hughes Street, Bellefonte, with Rev. Andrew Morgan officiating. A ...

Christine Jane Bierly Brungard

Christine Jane Bierly Brungard of Loganton, Pa., passed away at the home of her daughter on Oct. 10, 2020. She was born on July 22, 1924 in Renovo, Pa., the daughter of the late Edward Earl Bierly and Laura Sophia Zimmerman Bierly. At the age of one, she moved with her family back to Sugar ...

Catherine Louise Frazier

Catherine Louise Frazier (Age 97) Jan. 15, 1923-Oct. 7, 2020 Catherine Louise Frazier, Major, U.S. Marine Corps (Retired), died peacefully on Oct. 7, 2020 at Arbor Terrace Senior Living in Lanham, Md. She was 97 years old. Louise was born on Jan. 15, 1923 in Lamar, Pa., and graduated ...

Catherine L. Shadle

Catherine L. Shadle, 98, of Lock Haven, passed away Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020 at Susque-View Home, Lock Haven. She was born in Lock Haven on Sept. 17, 1922, the daughter of the late Gabriel and Elsie Eck Dutton. Catherine was a 1941 graduate of Immaculate Conception High School, Lock Haven. ...

Margaret L. ‘Peggy’ Tripp

Margaret L. Tripp “Peggy,” 57, of North Bend passed away Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at her home, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was the wife of Barry Tripp, who survives. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020 at St. Joseph Catholic ...

Jack L. Cardamone

Jack L. Cardamone, 75, of Lock Haven passed away Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020 at Frey Village, Middletown. Arrangements are under the direction of the Moriarty Funeral Home and Crematory, 112 E. Church St., Lock Haven and will be announced upon completion.

Mary Lou Smith

Mary Lou Smith, 87, 201 Hobson St., Mill Hall, died Sunday Oct. 11, 2020 at her home. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Dean K. Wetzler, Jr. Funeral Home, 320 Main St., Mill Hall, PA Online condolences @ www.wetzlerfuneralhome.org

Funerals

VONADA — Mark J. Vonada, 84, of Bellefonte, passed away at home, surrounded by family, on Sunday, March 22, 2020. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, at 11 a.m., at Faith United Methodist Church, 512 Hughes Street, Bellefonte, with Rev. Andrew Morgan officiating. A ...

Mary L. Hitzeman

Mary Leora Hitzeman Miller Metzger Murphy Carman Hitzeman lost her battle with cancer and passed away on Oct. 7, 2020, peacefully in her home surrounded by her loving family. Mary was born on May 1, 1950 in Williamsport, Pa., to William and Erma Hitzeman. She grew up with two brothers, ...

Joanne C. Wilson

Joanne C. Wilson, 84, of Lancaster, passed away at home on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020. She was born in Lock Haven to the late Gershon and Catherine (Mihalik) Conklin. Joanne was the loving wife of the late Burton T. Wilson, and together they shared 60 years of marriage when he passed in ...

Daniel Lee Edelstein

Daniel Lee Edelstein died the morning of Oct. 4, 2020, off the coast of Montauk, NY after catching his limit with some of his best friends. Born in Allentown, Pennsylvania to Irwin and Elsie Edelstein in the middle of a blizzard on Jan. 19, 1954, he enjoyed many adventures since, most with ...

Funerals

VONADA — Mark J. Vonada, 84, of Bellefonte, passed away at home, surrounded by family, on Sunday, March 22, 2020. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, at 11 a.m., at Faith United Methodist Church, 512 Hughes Street, Bellefonte, with Rev. Andrew Morgan officiating. A ...

Russell Frank Neff

Russell Frank Neff, 83, of Lock Haven, passed away Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020 at Haven Place, Lock Haven. Born in Salona on April 29, 1937, Russell was the son of the late Harold E. and Harriet Boob Neff. On Aug. 19, 1959 in Winchester, Va., he married the former Barbara L. Fogleman, who ...

Alice Jane Bennett

Alice Jane Bennett, 90, of Eagle Valley Personal Care Home, Milesburg formerly of Runville Road, Bellefonte, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020 at Mount Nittany Medical Center. Jane was born on July 30, 1930 in Orviston, Curtin Twp., Centre County, ...

Funerals

VONADA — Frederick R. Vonada, 78, of Loganton, died on Oct. 6, 2020. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, at the Greenburr Trinity United Methodist Church, 356 Campground Road, Loganton, PA 17747. A time of visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time ...