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Obituaries

Jane Elizabeth Funk Hall Gunsallus

Jane Elizabeth Funk Hall Gunsallus, 86, died April 1, 2020 at the Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospice House following a brief illness. Jane was born at home Aug. 4, 1933 in Indiana, Pa., the daughter of Mildred McCormick Funk and John Ward Funk. She graduated from Saxton Liberty ...

Lela Belle (Schoonover) Packer

Lela Belle (Schoonover) Packer, 87, of Westport, Pa., joyfully met her Heavenly Father on April 6, 2020. Lela was born in Kettle Creek, on Feb. 10, 1933 to the late Delos and Mabel (Johnson) Schoonover. She was preceded in death by brothers, Orlin and David, and sister, Waneeda Barger. She ...

Alan J. “Joe” Worth

Alan J. “Joe” Worth, 65, of Linden, passed away at his home on Monday, April 6, 2020, surrounded by his loving family. Joe was born in Muncy on Sept. 29, 1954, the son of Eugene and Josephine Worth. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother-in-law, Donnie Thompson ...

Lois Jean Hope

Lois Jean Hope, age 87 of Carlyle, passed away at Memorial Hospital in Belleville on Saturday, April 4, 2020. Mrs. Hope was born in Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania on Sept. 26, 1932, a daughter of the late Charles and Emma E. (Stewart) Cramm. She married Edward Joseph Hope and he preceded her in ...

Daniel A. Barrett

Daniel A Barrett, 50, of Groveland, Fla., formerly of Lock Haven, passed away on Saturday, April 4, 2020. He was born in Jersey Shore, and moved to Groveland in 1997. Dan grew up in Lock Haven, and graduated from Lock Haven High School and joined the Army Reserves. He loved to hunt and fish ...

Francis E. Swartwood

Francis E. Swartwood, 73, of Castanea, passed away Friday, April 3, 2020 at UPMC Susquehanna, Williamsport. Born June 23, 1946 in Lock Haven, he was a son of the late Francis O. and Margret E. (Burnell) Swartwood. Francis was a graduate of Bald Eagle Nittany High School. He was employed ...

Michael Verne

Michael Verne, 69, of Castanea, passed away Monday, April 6, 2020 at Lock Haven Hospital. He was born in Dubois on June 27, 1950, the son of the late Anthony Verne and Blanche Verne Wilson. Mike was a 1965 graduate of Lock Haven High School. He served in the United States Army from 1970 ...

George E. “Big Iron” Fultz

George E. “Big Iron” Fultz, 85, of Milesburg, passed away on Saturday, April 4, 2020, at home surrounded by his family. George was born on Aug. 27, 1934 in Port Matilda, a son of the late Elmer J. and Winifred Woodring Fultz. On April 4, 1975, he married the former Nancy (Wright Blevins) ...

Mildred M. Weaver

Mildred Marie (Yost) Weaver, age 86, of Mill Hall passed away Sunday April 5, 2020 at the Gatehouse at the Divine Provident Hospital in Williamsport. She was born on July 25, 1933 and was the daughter of Melvin and Blanche (Lapp) Yost. Marie was a Lock Haven High School Business graduate in ...

Florence M. Edwards

Florence Marie (Cline) Edwards 92, a longtime resident of Woolrich, passed away peacefully on April 3 at home in Milton surrounded by her devoted and loving family. Born in Charlton, Pa., Oct. 1, 1927, a daughter of the late Alfred and Lena Grace (Geiger) Cline. Florence graduated in ...

Inez R. Cryder McClain Allen

Inez R. Cryder McClain Allen, 95, of Lock Haven passed away Saturday, April 4, 2020 at Manor Care, Jersey Shore. Born July 19, 1924 in Lock Haven, she was a daughter of the late James and Jenny (Bliler) Cryder. Inez was a 1943 graduate of Lock Haven High School. In 1948, she married ...

Betty J. (Mincer) Aber

Betty J. (Mincer) Aber, 75, of Oak Lane, Lock Haven, passed away Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at her home. She was born in Lock Haven on Feb. 5, 1945, the daughter of the late William Mincer and Teresa (Delaney) Cummings. Betty was a 1963 graduate of Lock Haven High School. She had also spent ...

Minnie E. Mann

Minnie E. Mann. 93, formerly of Beech Creek, passed away on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at the Susque-View Home in Lock Haven. Born on May 18, 1926, in Monument, she was the daughter of the late Rose Mayes and Edward Washburn. Minnie was the widow of Leonard H. Mann who preceded her in death ...

Funerals

KNUPP — Richard “Dick” W. Knupp Sr., 82, of Bellefonte, died March 2, 2020. Funeral, 11 a.m. Saturday, May 16, 2020, St. John Lutheran Church, 216 McAllister St., Bellefonte. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m. at the church.

Doris Wittman Ruckle

Doris Wittman Ruckle, 94, died peacefully at the home of her daughter Susan, on March 25, 2020. She was born June 11, 1925. She was married for 44 years to George Albert Ruckle, who predeceased her in 1993. She lived in Tenafly, N.J., Mackeyville, Pa., Hackensack, N.J., and Ormond Beach, Fla. ...

Patricia Ann Willis Brooks

Patricia Ann Willis Brooks, 75, of Cape Charles, Va., passed away peacefully in her sleep while a resident at Heritage Hall Home in Nassawadox, Va. She was the daughter of Wallace D. and Martha K. Willis. She was born July 6, 1944 in Cape Charles, Va. Her parents and her husband, Albert L. ...

Funerals

BAKER — Carol F. Baker, 84, formerly of Jersey Shore, died March 30, 2020. Graveside service, 11:30 a.m. today at Milton Cemetery. O’TOOLE — John J. O’Toole (Jack), 80, of Renovo died, March 23, 2020. A private Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Joseph Church in Renovo. The ...

Diane Madison Gallagher

On Saturday, March 28, 2020, Diane Madison Gallagher, loving wife and mother of five children passed away at the age of 80. Diane was born July 13, 1939 to Paul and Delores Madison of Bradford, Pa. She attended Lock Haven State where she met her husband Neal Gallagher, they were married ...

Terry Lee Stark

Terry Lee “Radar” Stark, 71, of Cogan Station, passed away Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at his home following a lengthy illness. Surviving is his wife of 41 years, Catherine M. (Williams) Stark. Born Nov. 5, 1948 in Lock Haven, he was a son of the late LeRoy and Margaret (Pecchia) ...

Jane E. (Funk) Gunsallus

Jane E. (Funk) Gunsallus, 86, a former resident of Hobson Street, Mill Hall and Bellefonte passed away Wednesday, April 1, 2020 in Bloomington, Ind. Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Helt Funeral Chapel, Mill Hall.