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Daily Item Obituaries

March 18, 2013

John C. Wilson Jr., 58, Selinsgrove

SELINSGROVE — John C. Wilson Jr., 58, of 304 S. High St., passed away unexpectedly at 6:52 p.m. Sunday, March 17, 2013, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

He was born Jan. 2, 1955, in Sunbury, the son of the late John C. Sr. and Helen (Fenton) Wilson. On June 23, 1984, he married the former Beverly A. Troup, who survives.

John was a 1973 graduate of Selinsgrove High School and received an associate degree in journalism from Williamsport Area Community College in 1975.

He retired in December after 35 years of service in the maintenance department of the Selinsgrove Area School District.

He was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church, Selinsgrove, and a life member of the Dauntless Hook & Ladder Fire Company, Selinsgrove, where he was active in its fire police. He was a founding member of the Susquehanna Ridge Runners Club. He did security work at the Selinsgrove, Port Royal and Clinton County speedways.

John enjoyed doing model rocketry and racing, particularly NASCAR.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by one son, John C. Wilson III, of Selinsgrove; his mother-in-law, Clarine Troup, of Port Trevorton; one brother-in-law, Daniel Troup, of Port Trevorton; sister-in-law and her husband, Sheila and Ray Rowe, of Selinsgrove; and three nieces.

He was preceded in death by one nephew.

The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the V.L. Seebold Funeral Home, 601 N. High St., Selinsgrove, followed by the funeral at 11 with Lay Minister Carl Rowe officiating.

Burial will be in Pomfret Manor Cemetery, Sunbury.

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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.

    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.

    FULTZ, MARY G., 73, of McClure. Funeral service at 10:30 a.m. today at New Hope Baptist Church, 38 Route 522 North, Middleburg. Burial in St. John’s ‘Black Oak Ridge’ Cemetery. Pheasant Funeral Home, Beavertown.

    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.

    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. today at Visneski Funeral Home, 10 W Mahoning St., Danville, followed by funeral at 2. Burial in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Danville.

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