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Obituaries

Elinor F. “Ellie” Huling

Elinor F. “Ellie” Huling, 91, of Williamsport, passed away at the home of her daughters, on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. Born April 3, 1929 in Jersey Shore, she was the daughter to the late Oscar Steppy and the former Myrtle E. Brewer. In addition to her parents, ...

Gloria S. Carson

Gloria S. Carson, 82, of Jersey Shore, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 11, 2020 at Geisinger Jersey Shore Hospital. Born Sept. 21, 1937 in Lock Haven, she was a daughter to the late Cecil Reish and the former Irene Workman. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her ...

Henry E. Knarr Jr.

Henry E. Knarr Jr., 94, of Jersey Shore, passed away Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at Manor Care in Jersey Shore. Born April 7, 1926 in Jersey Shore, he was the son to the late Henry E. Knarr Sr. and the former Elizabeth Sents. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Arthur ...

Dean Charles Rishel

Dean Charles Rishel, of Spring Mills, entered eternal rest on Monday, May 11, 2020 at Wynwood-Salem Hill Haven in Spring Mills. He was 86. Born June 13, 1933 in Coburn, Dean was a son of the late Clarence and Helen (Hosterman) Rishel. On June 16, 1990, he married the love of his life, Jean ...

Florence “Sis” A. Stringer

Florence “Sis” A. Stringer, 89, of Bellefonte, passed away on Tuesday, May 12, 2020, at Centre Crest Nursing Home. Born on Oct. 7, 1930, in Benner Township, she was the daughter of the late Joseph R. Hartle, Sr. and Dorothy (Dotterer) Hartle On July 12, 1952, in Bellefonte, she married ...

Franklin D. Grassmier

Franklin D. Grassmier, 85, of 75 N. Jones St., Lock Haven passed away May 12, 2020 at the Susque-View Home where he had resided since October. Frank was born in Bellefonte on Dec. 2, 1934 to Mark and Margaret Nestlerode Grassmier. He was united in marriage April 2, 1965 to Patricia Rachau ...

Margaret G. Hughes

Margaret G. Hughes, 94, of Jersey Shore, passed away on Sunday, May 10, 2020 at Manor Care in Jersey Shore. Born March 5, 1926 in Loganton, she was the daughter to the late Charles Swales and the former Anna Snook. Earlier in her life, Margaret worked at Piper Aircraft, Kelco, then ...

Elaine F. Nichols

Elaine F. Nichols, 89, of Antes Fort, passed away Monday, May 11, 2020 at Geisinger Jersey Shore Hospital. Born Dec. 17, 1930 in Paxinos, Pa., she was the daughter to the late Elwood L. Badman and the former Dorris A. Robinson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her ...

Richard “Dick” W. Knupp, Sr.

Richard “Dick” W. Knupp, Sr., 82, of Bellefonte, passed away at home on Monday, March 2, 2020. A previous date for the funeral service was announced; however, due to the restrictions in place from the COVID-19 outbreak, services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the ...

Richard David Dickson

Richard David Dickson, 70, of Milton, Mass., passed away Thursday, May 7, 2020 at the Seasons Hospice in Milton, Mass. Born April 9, 1950 in Schenectady, N.Y., he was the son of the late Eugene R. Dickson and the former Helen Bardo. He is survived by two sisters, Kathy A. Dickson and Donna ...

Harry D. Smith, Jr.

Harry D. Smith, Jr., 83, formerly of Pine Lane, passed away Saturday, May 9, 2020 at Nottingham Village, Northumberland where he had been a resident. Harry was born Feb. 18, 1937 in Lock Haven, a son of the late Harry D. and Thelma L. (Embick) Smith. He was a graduate of Selinsgrove High ...

James L. Mann

James L. Mann, 80, of Kearneysville, passed away on Thursday, May 7, 2020. Born June 1, 1939 in Lock Haven, he was the son of the late Glenn Mann and Leona Lowrey Mann. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army. He earned his bachelor degree from Lock Haven University (1966) and Masters of ...

Gale L. Snook

Gale L. Snook, 54, of Loganton, passed away Friday, May 8, 2020. He was born in Lock Haven on Aug. 8, 1965, the son of the late Lewis Snook and Iolene (Lamey) Snook, who survives in Loganton. In addition to his mother, Gale is survived by two brothers, David (Pam) and Lewis Snook, Jr. of ...

Doyle E. Hillyard

Doyle E. Hillyard, 68, of Salladasburg passed away Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at his residence. He was born Aug. 7, 1951 in Jersey Shore, a son of Harold and Edith (Decker) Hillyard. Doyle was a graduate of Jersey Shore High School and a U.S. Army Airborne Veteran of Vietnam. He was employed ...

Virginia C. Osborne

Virginia C. Osborne, 91, born in Mifflin County, formerly of Juniata County, passed away due to complications of COVID-19 on Wednesday May 6, 2020 at Penn Highlands Elk Regional Health Center in Saint Mary’s. Born April 7, 1929 in Mifflin County, she was the daughter of the late John and ...

Betty J. Homler

Betty J. Homler, 96, of Jersey Shore, passed away peacefully Thursday, May 7, 2020 at her home. Born Jan. 9, 1924 in Jersey Shore, she was the daughter to the late Harvey R. Hartzel and the former Bessie May Sweeley. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Rockey ...

Michael Edward Crowe, Jr.

Michael Edward Crowe, Jr., 55, of Poco Farm Rd., Williamsport, Pa., passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, May 5, 2020. Arrangements were entrusted to the Cremation Society of North Central PA, 408 South Main St., Jersey Shore, Pa.

David Lee Riggle

David Lee Riggle, 52, of Lock Haven, passed away on Tuesday, May 05, 2020 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. He was born in Williamsport on Sept. 16, 1967 to the late Dorothy Hoffman. David worked for Camerer Farms for 25 years. He was also employed with Doeblers, Watsontown Trucking and ...

John Stevenson

John Stevenson passed away on Thursday, May 7, 2020. John was a man that enjoyed his family, especially the love of his life, Sandy. They shared 41 years of marriage together. He loved hunting, fishing and most of all he loved metal detecting with his friends. John is survived by his ...

William M. Showers

William M. Showers, 62, of Weikert, died Monday at UPMC Susquehanna after being a patient for seven days. A Celebration of Life Service is being planned and will be announced. Helt Funeral Chapel, Mill Hall has charge of arrangements. MaxwellHelt.com