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Daily Item Obituaries

March 1, 2014

Elsie M. Arnold, 82, Mount Pleasant Mills

— MOUNT PLEASANT MILLS — Elsie Mae Arnold, 82, of Mount Pleasant Mills, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, at her home.

Elsie was born Aug. 10, 1931, in Northumberland County, a daughter of the late Walter L. and Margaret H. (Hoffman) Bickhart. She was married to Robert W. Arnold who preceded her on April 7, 2004.

Elsie attended Flint Valley grammar schoolhouse.

She was a seamstress for local garment factories. Elsie worked at Leonard’s garment factory, Benner’s garment factory, and the Middleburg Yarn factory. She also worked at Gary’s Farm House Restaurant.

She was a member of Ebenezer Bible Church, Selinsgrove where she was a pianist in her younger years.

Elsie enjoyed spending time with her family, reading her Bible, quilting, braiding rugs, flower gardening and mowing her lawn.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Barbara L. and Jody Arnold, and one son, Larry E. Arnold and his companion, Cheryl Teachey all of Mount Pleasant Mills; six grandchildren, Clinton D. Snyder Jr and his wife, Lisa, Diane M. Pagan, Andrew E. Arnold and his wife, Jamie, Debbie Arnold, Murray M. Hollenbach, and Coby Sarfine; 13 great-grandchildren, Samantha, Judy, Chastity, Jasmine, Ethan, Dean, Kalyssa, Colton, Murray Jr., Harley, Noah, Hannah, and Olivia; and many nieces and nephews.

Elsie was the last of her immediate family. She was preceded by two sons in infancy; one daughter, Judy Ann “Jude” Sarfine; and two brothers and sisters-in-law, George and Irene Bickhart and Robert and Linda Bickhart.

Honoring Elsie’s wishes, all services will be private. Burial will be in Ebenezer Cemetery, Selinsgrove.

Memorial gifts may be made in loving memory of Elsie to the Ebenezer Bible Church, c/o Mrs. Karen Kratzer, Treasurer, 735 Ebenezer Church Road, Mount Pleasant Mills, PA 17853. The George P. Garman Funeral Homes, Inc., 9366 Route 35, Mt. Pleasant Mills have been entrusted with the arrangements.

 

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    BOWERSOX, CHADF D., 37, of Watsontown. Life celebration from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Washingtonville Fire Hall, 19 Strawberry Ridge Road, Danville.

    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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    HENRY, DORIS E., 76, of Mifflinburg. Memorial service at 7 p.m. Friday at First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 404 Market St., Mifflinburg.

    KARCHNER, RUTH M., 94, of Wake Forest, N.C. Visitation from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Thursday at Visneski Funeral Home, 10 W Mahoning St., Danville, followed by funeral at 2. Burial in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Danville.

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