The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

Daily Item Obituaries

September 13, 2013

Darlene (Marcheski) Del Vecchio, 66, Berwick

— BERWICK — Darlene (Marcheski) Del Vecchio, 66, of Berwick, died on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, at home after a courageous battle with cancer.  

Darlene was born Sept. 17, 1946, in Shamokin.

Darlene was a graduate of Lourdes High School where she was a majorette with the marching band.

In Darlene’s earliest working days she served as a dental hygienist and later as a receptionist in her husband’s accounting office. Darlene recently retired from the admissions department of Geisinger HealthSouth. A consummate homemaker, Darlene was an excellent cook and lovingly prepared meals and planned gatherings for family and friends. Darlene enjoyed community service as a member of the Ladies of the Marine Corps League White Haven Detachment 1039 for which her husband, Lou, serves as Commandant. Darlene’s innocence and happy approach to life brought joy to those spending time in her presence.

Darlene was preceded in death by her father, formerly of Shamokin, William “Tom” Pasukinis. Darlene was widowed by her husband of 37 years, Edward Marcheski Jr., of Danville. She is survived by the children of that union: Edward R. Marcheski III and wife Becca, Jonathan Marcheski, Jane Marie Henicle and husband Chet, and Jenny Fetterolf and husband Dan. Darlene is survived by her loving husband, Louis Del Vecchio and her stepchildren, Annamarie Fyke and Rocky Del Vecchio and wife Brenda, as well as her sister, Sharon Laird and her mother, Phronie Bramhall Strickland.

Darlene’s grandchildren include Madison, Kylie and Hunter, children of Eddie and Becca Marcheski, as well as Eddie and Keith, sons of Annamarie Fyke. Her great-grandchildren are Aubrey, Kiersten and McKenzie.

The family would like to extend great appreciation for the compassionate and professional care received through the following organizations: the Intensive Care Unit and Oncology Departments of Geisinger Medical Center, Columbia-Montour Home Health and Hospice Care, and the staff of the Medicine Shoppe in Berwick.

Relatives and friends will be received from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday at the Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 W. Mahoning St., Danville, with a memorial service immediately following at 4 p.m. with the Rev. Mary B. Schmotzer officiating.

Burial will be private in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.

The family will provide flowers.

Memorial contributions may be made in Darlene’s name to The Women’s Center of Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania , 111 N. Market St, Bloomsburg, PA 17815 (by mail) or by visiting http://www.thewomenscenterinc.org/how-you-can-help/donations/

www.visneski.com

 

1
Text Only
Daily Item Obituaries
  • rayrobbins.jpg Raymond D. Robbins, 90, Lewisburg

    LEWISBURG — Raymond Dewey Robbins, 90, of 4517 Crossroads Drive since 1964, entered into rest at 2:40 p.m. Sunday, July 20, 2014, at Nottingham Village, Northumberland, where he had been a resident since May 19.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • maryfultz.jpg Mary G. Fultz, 73, McClure

    McCLURE — Mary G. Fultz, 73, of Fultz Road, passed away on Sunday evening, July 20, 2014, at her home surrounded by her family.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Barbara J. Kerstetter, 83, Northumberland

    NORTHUMBERLAND — Barbara J. Kerstetter, 83, of Cannery Road, a former resident of the Rockwell Retirement Center, Milton, passed away Monday, July 21, 2014, at the Milton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

    July 21, 2014

  • Kathryn C. Snyder, 96, Orange Park, Fla.

    ORANGE PARK, Fla. — Kathryn C. Snyder, 96, of Orange Park, formerly of Sunbury, Pa., passed away on Friday, July 11, 2014, at Haven Hospice in Orange Park.
     

    July 21, 2014

  • George R. Scholl, 63, Middleburg

    MIDDLEBURG — George R. Scholl, 63, of Globe Mills Road, passed away on Monday, July 21, 2014, at his home.
     

    July 21, 2014

  • Doris E. Henry, 76, Mifflinburg

    Services scheduled

    MIFFLINBURG — A memorial service for Doris E. Henry, 76, of Mifflinburg, who passed away on June 30, 2014, will be held at 7 p.m. Friday in First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 404 Market St., Mifflinburg.

    July 21, 2014

  • sbasom.jpg Scott M. Basom, 70, Lewisburg

    LEWISBURG — Scott MacDonald Basom, 70, a resident of Riverwoods Independent Community for the past year, formerly of 22 Bogar Lane, Mifflinburg, for 38 years, entered into rest at 6:55 a.m., Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg.

    July 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Charles A. Pursley, 83, Winter Haven, Fla.

    WINTER HAVEN, Fla. — Charles Albert Pursley, 83, of Cypresswood, Winter Haven, where he has resided since 1996, entered into rest on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at his residence.
    He lived in Lewisburg, Sharon, and Monroeville, Pennsylvania.

    July 20, 2014

  • Raymond D. Robbins, 90, Lewisburg

    LEWISBURG — Raymond D. Robbins, 90, formerly of Lewisburg, entered into rest at 2:40 p.m. Sunday, July 20, 2014, at Nottingham Village.

    July 20, 2014

  • Ramona R. Shadle, 79, Selinsgrove

    SELINSGROVE — Ramona Renn Shadle died Friday afternoon, July 18, 2014, at her home in Selinsgrove.

    July 20, 2014

The Daily Marquee
Funeral Arrangements
  • Tuesday, July 22, 2014

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

    CLARK, MICHAEL K., 67, of Sunbury. Visitation from 1 to 2 p.m. today at Jerre Wirt Blank Funeral Home, 395 State St., Sunbury, followed by funeral at 2. Burial 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.

    HALL, ROBERT I., 102, of Watsontown. Visitation from 11 a.m. to noon today at Brooks Funeral Home, 124 Main St., Watsontown, followed by funeral at 12:15. Burial in Green Lawn Memorial Park, Montgomery.

    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.

    KEEFER, NED E., 89, of Lewisburg. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. today at Shaw Funeral Home, 400 N. Front St., Milton, followed by funeral at 11. Burial in Highland Cemetery, New Columbia.

    RESSLER, GALE L., 63, of Sunbury. Visitation from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Jerre Wirt Blank Funeral Home, 395 State St., Sunbury, followed by a memorial service at 8.

    SHADLE, RAMONA R., 79, of Selinsgrove. Visitation from 1 to 2 p.m. today at V.L. Seebold Funeral Home, 601 N. High St., Selinsgrove, followed by funeral at 2.

    SHAFFER, SARAH J., 87, of Lewisburg, formerly of Watsontown. Visitation from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at Cronrath-Grenoble Funeral Home, 308 Main St., Watsontown, followed by funeral at 1. Burial in Twin Hills Memorial Park, Muncy.

    STEIMLING, FREDERICK A., 53, of Cashtown. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Monahan Funeral Home, 125 Carlisle St., Gettysburg. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at Christ Chapel on the Gettysburg College campus, followed by funeral at 11. Burial in Flohrs Cemetery, McKnightstown.

     

    July 21, 2014