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Daily Item Obituaries

June 7, 2014

Nellie A. Vastine, 92, Danville

— DANVILLE — Nellie A. Vastine, 92, formerly of Danville, died on Saturday, May 24, 2014, following a brief illness.

She was born Sept. 14, 1921, in Watsontown, the daughter of William F. Jr. and Anna C. (Troxell) Ungard. In 1942, in Lewisburg, she married Edwin M. Vastine who preceded her in death in 1968.

Nellie lived in the Danville area most of her life, graduating from Danville High School. She later attended Bloomsburg State Teachers College. Nellie has lived in Chittenango, with her daughter, for the last five years.

She retired from the Danville Area School District, after working there for more than 20 years.

She was a lifetime member of Grove Presbyterian Church, Danville.

Nellie enjoyed talking with her friends and family. She also enjoyed watching NASCAR racing, and was a Jimmie Johnson fan.

Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, George and Linda Vastine, of Millville; one daughter and son-in-law, Sallie and David Acton, of Chittenango, N.Y.; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, June Bell, of Danville, Shirley and Samuel Belle, of Williamsport, and Margaret and Charles Walker, of Picture Rocks; five grandchildren, Christine Wolfe,  Pollyanna Neuhard, Brion Acton, Garth Acton, and Luke Vastine; two great-grandchildren, Jacquelin Neuhard, and Harlyn Vastine; as well as several nieces, nephews, and cousins.  

Nellie was predeceased by her adoptive parents, Albert G. Deily and Erma (Troxell) Deily); a son, Hugh H. Vastine; a grandson, Seth Vastine; one great-grandson, Shane Acton; four brothers and one sister.

At Nellie’s request there will be no calling hours. A memorial service will be held noon Saturday, June 14, 2014, at Grove Presbyterian Church, 330-332 Bloom St., Danville, with the Rev. Robert J. Andrews,officiating.  

Private burial will be in the Odd Fellows Cemetery, Danville.   

Contributions in Nellie’s memory may be made to Grove Presbyterian Church, 330-332 Bloom Street, Danville, PA  17821.

Arrangements are under the supervision of the J. Homer Ball Funeral Home, Inc., 201 James Street, Canastota, N.Y.

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    DERCK, BEATRICE A., of Sunbury. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at Blank Funeral Home, 395 State St., Sunbury, followed by a graveside service in Northumberland Memorial Park, Stonington.

    DINSMORE, ELEANORE F., 83, of Selinsgrove. Celebration of life at 2 p.m. Saturday at Sharon Lutheran Church, 120 S. Market St., Selinsgrove. V.L. Seebold Funeral Home, Selinsgrove.

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    GANTT, WESLEY J. JR., 58, of Middleburg. Visitation from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at Hummel Funeral Home, 574 Hill St., Middleburg, followed by funeral at 2.

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