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Funeral Arrangements

Funeral Arrangements
  • Monday, April 7, 2014

    BELL, MARJORIE J., 98, of Milton. Visitation from 9:30 to 10 a.m. today at First Presbyterian Church, 507 Green St., Mifflinburg, followed by funeral at 10. Burial in Milton Cemetery. Shaw Funeral Home, Milton.

    BONEY, ERNEST I., 91, of Millmont. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. today in Roupp Funeral Home, Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Road, Mifflinburg, followed by funeral at 11. Burial in Hartleton Cemetery.

    DESANTIS, VICTOR V., 89, of Myrtle Beach, S.C., formerly of Northumberland, Pa. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at St. Monica’s Catholic Church, Front and Market streets, Sunbury, followed by Mass of Christian burial. Burial in Riverview Cemetery, Northumberland. Joseph W. Epler Funeral Home, Northumberland.

    DISSINGER, ARTHUR, 2, GAVIN, 7, AND DANIEL, 13, of Danville. Visitation from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in Danville Mennonite Church, 420 Elysburg Road, Danville, followed by funeral at 1:30. Brady Funeral Home, Danville.

    EPLER, JOSEPH W., 76, of Northumberland. Visitation from 2 to 4 and from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Joseph W. Epler Funeral Home, Second and King streets, Northumberland and from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at Grace Lutheran Church, Point Township, followed by funeral at 11. Burial in Riverview Cemetery, Northumberland.

    FRANKS, THERESA A., 52, of Lewisburg. Memorial service at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Cronrath-Grenoble Funeral Home, South Second and St. Louis streets, Lewisburg.

    LEITZEL, MIRIAM L., 98, of Richfield. No viewing. Celebration of Life service at 11 a.m. Friday at Richfield Mennonite Church, 167 Church Street, Richfield. Fellowship meal will follow service. Private burial in Richfield Union Cemetery. George P. Garman Funeral Homes Inc. Mount Pleasant Mills.

    MERRILL, ROBERT R., 85, of Watsontown. Memorial service at 7 p.m. Friday at Wastontown United Methodist Church, 1319 Eight St. Drivew, Watsontown. Cronrath-Grenbole Funeral Home, Watsontown.

    PERSING, MARGARET D., 79, of Sunbury. Visitation from 7 to 9 p.m. today at David T. Zweier Funeral Home Inc., 157 Chestnut St., Sunbury, followed by funeral at 11 a.m. Tuesday. Burial in Northumberland Memorial Park, Stonington.

    SHAMBACH, GRACE E., 93, of Middleburg. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Hummel Funeral Home, 574 Hill St., Middleburg, followed by funeral at 11 a.m. Tuesday. Burial in Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery, Middleburg.

    STEIN, MINOR J., 91, of Swarthmore. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday in Olley-Gotlob Funeral Home, 539 Race St., Sunbury, followed by funeral at 11. Burial in Pomfret Manor Cemetery, Sunbury.

    STERLING, GEORGE D., 83, of Harrisburg. Service at 6:30 p.m. today at Hoover Funeral Homes and Crematory Inc., 6011 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg, followed by visitation at 8. Burial at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Mifflinburg Cemetery.

    ULRICH, DONALD R., 68, of Lewisburg. Visitation from 6 to 7:30 p.m. today at Cronrath-Grenoble Funeral Home, 106 S. Second St., Lewisburg, followed by memorial service at 7:30.

    WADAS, THERESA A., 68, of Nanticoke. Visitation from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, with Vigil at 7:30 p.m., at St. Faustina’s Parish, Holy Trinity Church, 520 Hanover St., Nanticoke, followed by visitation from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday with Mass of Christian Burial at 11. Burial in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Nanticoke.

    WERTZ, ALICE C., 93, of Danville. Visitation from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. today in Visneski Funeral Home, Inc., 10 W. Mahoning St., Danville, followed by funeral service at 11:30. Burial in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Danville.

     

    April 6, 2014

  • Sunday, April 6, 2014

    BELL, MARJORIE J., 98, of Milton. Visitation from 9:30 to 10 a.m. Monday at First Presbyterian Church, 507 Green St., Mifflinburg, followed by funeral at 10. Burial in Milton Cemetery. Shaw Funeral Home, Milton.

    BONEY, ERNEST I., 91, of Millmont. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday in Roupp Funeral Home, Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Road, Mifflinburg, followed by funeral at 11. Burial in Hartleton Cemetery.

    FRANKS, THERESA A., 52, of Lewisburg. Memorial service at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Cronrath-Grenoble Funeral Home, South Second and St. Louis streets, Lewisburg.

    STEIN, MINOR J., 91, of Swarthmore. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday in Olley-Gotlob Funeral Home, 539 Race St., Sunbury, followed by funeral at 11. Burial in Pomfret Manor Cemetery, Sunbury.

    ULRICH, DONALD R., 68, of Lewisburg. Visitation from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday at Cronrath-Grenoble Funeral Home, 106 S. Second St., Lewisburg, followed by memorial service at 7:30.

    WERTZ, ALICE C., 93, of Danville. Visitation from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Monday in Visneski Funeral Home, Inc., 10 W. Mahoning St., Danville, followed by funeral service at 11:30. Burial in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Danville.

     

    April 5, 2014

  • Friday, April 4, 2014

    BADMAN, CLARENCE, 68, of Bentonville, Ark. Funeral service at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in Stephen R. Rothermel Funeral Home, 1133 Ridge Road, Klingerstown. Burial in Himmel’s Church Cemetery, Rebuck.

    BARBER, MARTHA J., 75, of Mifflinburg. Visitation from 7 to 9 p.m. today and from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, followed by funeral at 11, in Dreisbach United Church of Christ, 875 Dreisbach Church Road, Lewisburg. Burial in Lewisburg Cemetery. Roupp Funeral Home, Mifflinburg.

    BENFER, CHARLES W. JR., 95, of Beaver Springs. Burial at 10 a.m. today in Adamsburg Cemetery, Beaver Springs. Pheasant Funeral, Beavertown.

    HILL, F. LUCILLE, 89, of Hughesville. Memorial service at 11 a.m. today at Zion Lutheran Church, 39 Paradise Street, Turbotville. Burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Hughesville. Brooks Funeral Home and Crematory, Turbotville.

    JONES, DONALD E., 77, of Danville. Visitation from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Saturday in St. Paul’s-Emmanuel United Methodist Church, East Mahoning and Pine streets, Danville, followed by a celebration of life at 11. Burial in Fairview Cemetery, Danville. Visneski Funeral Home, Danville.

    LITTLE, LEONARD J. SR., 92, of Milton. Visitation from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Saturday in Shaw Funeral Home, 400 N. Front St., Milton, followed by funeral Mass at 11 a.m. in St. Joseph Catholic Church, 109 Broadway St., Milton. Burial in St. Joseph Cemetery, Milton.

    LONG, JUNE E., 84, of Selinsgrove. Visitation from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday in V.L. Seebold Funeral Home, 601 N. High St., Selinsgrove. Graveside services at 2:30 p.m. in Shreiner’s Cemetery, Selinsgrove.

    NYBERG, CLARICE P., 92, of Northumberland. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday in Faith United Methodist Church, 203 Arch St., Sunbury, followed by funeral at 11. Joseph W. Epler Funeral Home, Northumberland.

    OTTING, JOHN E., 46, of Sunbury. Visitation from 1 to 1:55 p.m. Saturday in David T. Zweier Funeral Home, 157 Chestnut St., Sunbury, followed by a memorial service at 2.

    RANCK, JAY H., 81, of New Columbia. Visitation from noon to 1 p.m. today in Shaw Funeral Home, 400 N. Front St., Milton, followed by funeral at 1. Burial in Highland Cemetery, New Columbia.

    REBUCK, IRENE M., 77, of Dornsife. Visitation from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday in Himmel’s Church, 107 Covered Bridge Road, Rebuck, followed by a memorial service at 11. Burial in Himmel’s Cemetery. Stephen R. Rothermel Funeral Home, Klingerstown.

     

     

    April 3, 2014

  • Thursday, April 3, 2014

    BADMAN, CLARENCE, 68, of Bentonville, Ark. Funeral service at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in Stephen R. Rothermel Funeral Home, 1133 Ridge Road, Klingerstown. Burial in Himmel’s Church Cemetery, Rebuck.

    BARBER, MARTHA J., 75, of Mifflinburg. Visitation from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday and from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, followed by funeral at 11, in Dreisbach United Church of Christ, 875 Dreisbach Church Road, Lewisburg. Burial in Lewisburg Cemetery. Roupp Funeral Home, Mifflinburg.

    BENFER, CHARLES W. JR., 95, of Beaver Springs. Visitation from 6 to 7 p.m. today at Pheasant Funeral Home, 316 W. Market St., Beavertown, followed by funeral at 7. Burial at 10 a.m. Friday in Adamsburg Cemetery, Beaver Springs.

    BROSIOUS, FRANK H., 74, of Blandon. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. today in Jerre Wirt Blank Funeral Home, 395 State St., Sunbury, followed by funeral at 11. Burial in Pomfret Manor Cemetery, Sunbury.

    GURSKI, FRANCIS L., 75, of Coal Township. Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. today at Mother Cabrini Church, 200 N. Shamokin St. at Webster Street, Shamokin. Burial in Saint Michael Cemetery, Coal Township. James Kelley Funeral Home, Coal Township.

    HILL, F. LUCILLE, 89, of Hughesville. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Zion Lutheran Church, 39 Paradise Street, Turbotville, followed by memorial service at 11 a.m. Friday. Burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Hughesville. Brooks Funeral Home and Crematory, Turbotville.

    JOHNSON, LARRY D., 73, of Orangeville. Visitation from 10 a.m. to noon today in Grenoble’s, 121 S. Main St., Muncy, followed by a graveside service at 12:30 in Muncy Cemetery.

    JONES, DONALD E., 77, of Danville. Visitation from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Saturday in St. Paul’s-Emmanuel United Methodist Church, East Mahoning and Pine streets, Danville, followed by a celebration of life at 11. Burial in Fairview Cemetery, Danville. Visneski Funeral Home, Danville.

    OTTING, JOHN E., 46, of Sunbury. Visitation from 1 to 1:55 p.m. Saturday in David T. Zweier Funeral Home, 157 Chestnut St., Sunbury, followed by a memorial service at 2.

    RANCK, JAY H., 81, of New Columbia. Visitation from noon to 1 p.m. Friday in Shaw Funeral Home, 400 N. Front St., Milton, followed by funeral at 1. Burial in Highland Cemetery, New Columbia.

    REBUCK, IRENE M., 77, of Dornsife. Visitation from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday in Himmel’s Church, 107 Covered Bridge Road, Rebuck, followed by a memorial service at 11. Burial in Himmel’s Cemetery. Stephen R. Rothermel Funeral Home, Klingerstown.

    SHAMBACH, STANLEY E., 64, of Penns Creek. Visitation from 1 to 2 p.m. today in Calvary Baptist Church, Mifflinburg, followed by funeral at 2. Hummel Funeral Home, Middleburg.

    WILSON, BETTY J., 85, of Sunbury. Visitation from 10 to 10:55 a.m. today at Catawissa Avenue United Methodist Church, Sunbury, followed by funeral at 11. Burial in Orchard Hills Cemetery. David T. Zweier Funeral Home, Sunbury.

     

    April 2, 2014

  • Wednesday, April 2, 2014

    BARBER, MARTHA J., 75, of Mifflinburg. Visitation from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday and from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, followed by funeral at 11, in Dreisbach United Church of Christ, 875 Dreisbach Church Road, Lewisburg. Burial in Lewisburg Cemetery. Roupp Funeral Home, Mifflinburg.

    BENFER, CHARLES W. JR., 95, of Beaver Springs. Visitation from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Pheasant Funeral Home, 316 W. Market St., Beavertown, followed by funeral at 7. Burial at 10 a.m. Friday in Adamsburg Cemetery, Beaver Springs.

    BROSIOUS, FRANK H., 74, of Blandon. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday in Jerre Wirt Blank Funeral Home, 395 State St., Sunbury, followed by funeral at 11. Burial in Pomfret Manor Cemetery, Sunbury.

    GURSKI, FRANCIS L., 75, of Coal Township. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. today at James Kelley Funeral Home, 1001 W. Arch St. at Maple Street, Coal Township, with Christian Wake at 6 p.m. Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. Thursday at Mother Cabrini Church, 200 N. Shamokin St. at Webster Street, Shamokin. Burial in Saint Michael Cemetery, Coal Township.

    HILL, F. LUCILLE, 89, of Hughesville. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Zion Lutheran Church, 39 Paradise Street, Turbotville, followed by memorial service at 11 a.m. Friday. Burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Hughesville. Brooks Funeral Home and Crematory, Turbotville.

    JOHNSON, LARRY D., 73, of Orangeville. Visitation from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday in Grenoble’s, 121 S. Main St., Muncy, followed by a graveside service at 12:30 in Muncy Cemetery.

    REBUCK, IRENE M., 77, of Dornsife. Visitation from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday in Himmel’s Church, 107 Covered Bridge Road, Rebuck, followed by a memorial service at 11. Burial in Himmel’s Cemetery. Stephen R. Rothermel Funeral Home, Klingerstown.

    SHAMBACH, STANLEY E., 64, of Penns Creek. Visitation from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday in Calvary Baptist Church, Mifflinburg, followed by funeral at 2. Hummel Funeral Home, Middleburg.

    SWARTZ, ARTHUR V., 74, of Milton. Visitation from 10 to 10:55 a.m. today in David T. Zweier Funeral Home, 157 Chestnut St., Sunbury, followed by funeral at 11. Burial in Northumberland Memorial Park, Stonington.

    WHIPPLE, HILDA L., 88, of Sebring, Fla., formerly of Herndon, Pa. Memorial service at 1 p.m. today at Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home, Sebring, Fla.

    WILSON, BETTY J., 85, of Sunbury. Visitation from 10 to 10:55 a.m. Thursday at Catawissa Avenue United Methodist Church, Sunbury, followed by funeral at 11. Burial in Orchard Hills Cemetery. David T. Zweier Funeral Home, Sunbury.

     

    April 1, 2014

  • Tuesday, April 1, 2014

    GURSKI, FRANCIS L., 75, of Coal Township. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at James Kelley Funeral Home, 1001 W. Arch St. at Maple Street, Coal Township, with Christian Wake at 6 p.m. Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. Thursday at Mother Cabrini Church, 200 N. Shamokin St. at Webster Street, Shamokin. Burial in Saint Michael Cemetery, Coal Township.

    HENDRICKS, DONALD R., 84, of Watsontown. Visitation from 1 to 2 p.m. today in Brooks Funeral Home, 124 Main St., Watsontown, followed by funeral at 2. Masonic memorial service at 12:45 prior to visitation. Burial in Green Lawn Memorial Park, Montgomery.

    HILL, F. LUCILLE, 89, of Hughesville. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Zion Lutheran Church, 39 Paradise Street, Turbotville, followed by memorial service at 11 a.m. Friday. Burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Hughesville. Brooks Funeral Home and Crematory, Turbotville.

    ROTHERMEL, GUY W., 83, of Winfield. Funeral at 11 a.m. today at Jerre Wirt Blank Funeral Home, 395 State St., Sunbury. Burial in Shreiner’s Cemetery, Shamokin Dam.

    WHIPPLE, HILDA L., 88, of Sebring, Fla., formerly of Herndon, Pa. Memorial service at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home, Sebring, Fla.

     

    March 31, 2014

  • Monday, March 31, 2014

    HENDRICKS, DONALD R., 84, of Watsontown. Visitation from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday in Brooks Funeral Home, 124 Main St., Watsontown, followed by funeral at 2. Masonic memorial service at 12:45 prior to visitation. Burial in Green Lawn Memorial Park, Montgomery.

    HILL, F. LUCILLE, 89, of Hughesville. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Zion Lutheran Church, 39 Paradise Street, Turbotville, followed by memorial service at 11 a.m. Friday. Burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Hughesville. Brooks Funeral Home and Crematory, Turbotville.

    ROTHERMEL, GUY W., 83, of Winfield. Visitation from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Jerre Wirt Blank Funeral Home, 395 State St., Sunbury, followed by funeral at 11 a.m. Tuesday. Burial in Shreiner’s Cemetery, Shamokin Dam.

    WHIPPLE, HILDA L., 88, of Sebring, Fla., formerly of Herndon, Pa. Memorial service at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home, Sebring, Fla.

     

    March 30, 2014

  • Sunday, March 30, 2014

    HENDRICKS, DONALD R., 84, of Watsontown. Visitation from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday in Brooks Funeral Home, 124 Main St., Watsontown, followed by funeral at 2. Masonic memorial service at 12:45 prior to visitation. Burial in Green Lawn Memorial Park, Montgomery.
    HILL, F. LUCILLE, 89, of Hughesville. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Zion Lutheran Church, 39 Paradise Street, Turbotville, followed by memorial service at 11 a.m. Friday. Burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Hughesville. Brooks Funeral Home and Crematory, Turbotville.
    WHIPPLE, HILDA L., 88, of Sebring, Fla., formerly of Herndon, Pa. Memorial service at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home, Sebring, Fla.

    March 29, 2014

  • Saturday, March 29, 2014

    ADAMS, EARL I., 87, of Lykens. Visitation from 9 to 11 a.m. today in Calvary United Methodist Church, Pottsville Street, Wiconisco, followed by funeral at 11. Burial in Maple Grove Cemetery, Elizabethville. Dimon Funeral Home, Tower City.

    BERGER, ROBERTA K., 76, of Mifflinburg. Memorial Mass at 11 a.m. today in Sacred Heart Church, 41 S. Eighth St., Lewisburg. Burial in Lewisburg Cemetery. Roupp Funeral Home, Mifflinburg.

    HENDRICKS, DONALD R., 84, of Watsontown. Visitation from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday in Brooks Funeral Home, 124 Main St., Watsontown, followed by funeral at 2. Masonic memorial service at 12:45 prior to visitation. Burial in Green Lawn Memorial Park, Montgomery.

    MITCHELL, RUTH V., 84, of Middleburg. Visitation from 2 to 3 p.m. today in Hummel Funeral Home, 574 Hill St., Middleburg.

    MULL, BEULAH A., 105, of Selinsgrove. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. today in Jerre Wirt Blank Funeral Home, 309 Water St., Northumberland, followed by funeral at 11. Burial in Orchard Hills Cemetery, Shamokin Dam.

    O’NEILL, VIRGINIA STROUSE, 92, of Collingdale. Graveside services at 11 a.m. today in Pomfret Manor Cemetery, Sunbury. Joseph W. Epler Funeral Home, Northumberland.

    SOUDER, ROBERT N., 84, of Danville. Visitation from 9 to 11 a.m. today in Boyer Mennonite Church, 1472 W. Ridge Road, Middleburg, followed by funeral at 11. Burial in church cemetery. Brooks Funeral Home, Turbotville.

     

    March 28, 2014

  • Friday, March 28, 2014

    BERGER, ROBERTA K., 76, of Mifflinburg. Memorial Mass at 11 a.m. Saturday in Sacred Heart Church, 41 S. Eighth St., Lewisburg. Burial in Lewisburg Cemetery. Roupp Funeral Home, Mifflinburg.

    BURNS, DAVID B., 58, of Selinsgrove. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. today in Faith United Methodist Church, corner of Second and Arch streets, Sunbury, followed by funeral at 11. V.L. Seebold Funeral Home, Selinsgrove.

    GRESH, MARGUERITE J., 81, of Muncy. Funeral service at 2 p.m. today in Brooks Funeral Home, 207 Broadway St., Turbotville. Burial in Watsontown Cemetery.

    MITCHELL, RUTH V., 84, of Middleburg. Visitation from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday in Hummel Funeral Home, 574 Hill St., Middleburg.

    MULL, BEULAH A., 105, of Selinsgrove. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday in Jerre Wirt Blank Funeral Home, 309 Water St., Northumberland, followed by funeral at 11. Burial in Orchard Hills Cemetery, Shamokin Dam.

    O’NEILL, VIRGINIA STROUSE, 92, of Collingdale. Graveside services at 11 a.m. Saturday in Pomfret Manor Cemetery, Sunbury. Joseph W. Epler Funeral Home, Northumberland.

    RANCK, FAITH NEWBURY, 87, of Allenwood. Celebration of life from 6 to 8 p.m. today in Cronrath-Grenoble Funeral Home, 308 Main St., Watsontown, with an Eastern Star service at 5:45. Memorial service at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 29, in Elimsport United Methodist Church.

    SOUDER, ROBERT N., 84, of Danville. Visitation from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday in Boyer Mennonite Church, 1472 W. Ridge Road, Middleburg, followed by funeral at 11. Burial in church cemetery. Brooks Funeral Home, Turbotville.

    TEMPLIN, ROBERT J., 61, of Coal Township. Visitaton from 9 to 10:30 a.m. today in C.J. Lucas Funeral Home, 27 N. Vine St., Mount Carmel, followed by the funeral at 10:30. Burial in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Coal Township.

    WALTER, JOANN A., 80, of Millmont. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. today in Dominic T. Adamo Funeral Home, 247 Chestnut St., Mifflinburg, followed by a memorial service at 11.

     

    March 27, 2014

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