The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

Daily Item Obituaries

June 16, 2013

Elwood C. Flowers Sr., 85, Mount Pleasant Mills

MOUNT PLEASANT MILLS — Elwood C. “Woody” Flowers Sr., 85, of Mount Pleasant Mills, formerly of Manheim, entered into rest on Thursday, June 13, 2013, at the Harrisburg Hospital.

Elwood was born on June 15, 1927, in Bainbridge, Lancaster County, a son of the late Jacob Flowers and Evelyn Flowers-Boyd.On Feb. 10, 1945, he married the former Dorothy G. Schatz, who survives. His passing breaks a loving marital union of 68 years.

Elwood was engaged in farming and was a self-employed farm machinery dealer operating Elwood C. Flowers, Mount Pleasant Mills.

He was a member of Richfield Ambulance League, the Lancaster Farm Bureau, and the Pennsylvania Tractor Pullers Association.

Elwood enjoyed hunting, fishing, attending tractor pulls, and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren, great- grandchildren, and great-great- grandchildren.

In addition to his wife, Elwood is survived by his four children and their spouses, Mary M. Port-Adame and Ray, of Manheim, Elwood C. “Snooks” Flowers Jr. and Sheila, of Mount Joy, Richard C. Flowers and Sharon, of Liverpool (Oriental), and Judy A. Spickler and Carl, of Klingerstown; 14 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; one stepgranddaughter; four stepgreat-grandchildren; one half brother, Robert “Bob” Boyd and his wife Wanda, of Mount Joy, one half sister, Effie Murphy and her husband Elmer, of Rheems; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Elwood was preceded by his step father, Arthur Boyd; one son-in-law Paul Port; one grandson John Port; four brothers, Glenn, Melvin, Delbert “Delp” and James “Jim” Flowers; and one half brother Richard “Dick” Boyd.

Friends and family are invited to the visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 20, 2013, and again on from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, June 21, 2013, followed by the funeral at the George P. Garman Funeral Homes Inc. 9366 Rt. 35, Mount Pleasant Mills. Officiating will be Pastor Dennis O’Brien and Pastor Wayne Kerstetter.

Burial will be in St. Thomas Cemetery, Mount Pleasant Mills.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made in loving memory of “Woody” to the Richfield Ambulance League, PO Box 236, Richfield, Pa 17086; or to the American Heart Association, 1704 Warren Ave., Williamsport, PA 17701.

 

1
Text Only
Daily Item Obituaries
  • annasnyder.jpg Anna C. Snyder, 98, Milton

    MILTON — Anna C. Snyder, 98, of Locust Street, passed away on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at her home.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Margaret G. Puderbaugh, 97, Danville

    DANVILLE — Margaret G. Puderbaugh, 97, of Danville, passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Emmanuel Center, Danville, where she had been living for two years.

    April 17, 2014

  • David Fendt, 52, Stansbury Park, Utah

    STANSBURY PARK, Utah — David Fendt, 52, of Stansbury Park, formerly of Sunbury, Pa., passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, April 12, 2014, in Gonzales, La.

    April 17, 2014

  • Arthur L. Shaffer, 73, Mount Pleasant Mills

    MOUNT PLEASANT MILLS — Arthur L. Shaffer, 73, of Mount Pleasant Mills, entered into rest on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.
     

    April 17, 2014

  • Marian C. Schlegel, 85, Millmont

    MILLMONT — Marian C. Schlegel, 85, formerly of Selinsgrove, entered into rest at 4:26 p.m. Thursday, April 17, 2014, at Rolling Hills Manor, Millmont, where she had been a resident since 2008.
     

    April 17, 2014

  • Manford “Mac” Stailey, 91, McAlisterville

    McALISTERVILLE — Manford “Mac” Stailey, 91, of McAlisterville, passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Brookline, Mifflintown.
     

    April 17, 2014

  • Shirley M. Doebler, 89, Sunbury

    SUNBURY — Shirley M. Doebler, 89, passed away Thursday, April 17, 2014, at the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.
     

    April 17, 2014

  • sandrawise.jpg Sandra L. Wise, 70, Milton

    MILTON — Sandra L. Wise, 70, of Milton, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at the Watsontown Health & Rehabilitation Center.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • wagner.jpg Richard R. “Bimbo” Wagner, 74, Middleburg

    MIDDLEBURG — Richard R. “Bimbo” Wagner, 74, of Smalsh Barrick Road, passed away on Sunday evening, April 6, 2014, at Spring Valley Hospital in Las Vegas, where he was taken after being stricken ill while on vacation.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Aleah M. Wetzel, infant, Millmont

    MILLMONT — Aleah Marie Wetzel, infant daughter of Bradley H. Wetzel, of Mifflinburg, and Heather A. Hause, of Millmont, was stillborn on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg.
     

    April 16, 2014

The Daily Marquee
Funeral Arrangements
  • Friday, April 18, 2014

    MONTAGUE, RUTH ANN, 82, of Danville. Memorial service at 1 p.m. Saturday in Trinity Lutheran Church, 215 E. Market St., Danville. Burial in Fairview Cemetery, Danville. Visneski Funeral Home, Danville.

    RUTH, MARGUARITE J., 94, of Selinsgrove. Visitation from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Saturday in Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1125 Mahoning St., Milton, followed by funeral at 11. Burial in Harmony Cemetery, Milton. Dale E. Ranck Funeral Service, Milton.

    SMITH, PAUL, 74, of Pitman. Visitation from 9:30 to 11 a.m. today in Zion Evangelical Congregational Church, Pitman, followed by funeral at 11. Burial in church cemetery. Stephen Rothermal Funeral Home, Klingerstown.

    WAGNER, RICHARD R., 74, of Middleburg. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. today and from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, followed by funeral at 11, in Hummel Funeral Home, 574 Hill St., Middleburg. Burial in Erdley’s Church Cemetery, Middleburg.

    WHITE, MARTHA L., 78, of West Milton. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. today in Shaw Funeral Home, 400 N. Front St., Milton, followed by funeral at 11. Burial in Uniontown Cemetery, Allenwood.

    WISE, SANDRA L., 70, of Milton. Visitation from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday in Spitler Funeral Home, 733 Broad St., Montoursville, followed by a memorial service at 2. Burial in Twin Hills Memorial Park.

     

    April 17, 2014