The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

Daily Item Obituaries

August 17, 2013

Andrew W. Beers, 27, Paxinos

— PAXINOS — Andrew W. Beers, 27, of 138 Juniper Road, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, at Sunbury Community Hospital.

He was born March 8, 1986, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, a son of Howard C. Beers Jr., of Danville and Sherry (Martin) Beers, of Paxinos.

He attended Shamokin area schools and then homeschooled and graduated.

He started working while he was young as a newspaper carrier for The News-Item. He also worked at the Elysburg Gun Club, Jelden Doors, of Sunbury and the Elysburg McDonalds.

Andrew enjoyed being with his brothers and sisters, collecting coins off eBay, playing Farmland on the computer and taking care of his cats, who he treated like his children.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his girlfriend, Misty Connolly, of Paxinos; three brothers, Ryan, his wife, Ashley, and their sons, Eathen and Colton, of Northumberland, Jason Beers, of Danville, Sean Beers and his sons, Sean Jr. and Gaige, of Paxinos; five sisters, Andrea Beers and her children, Skyler and Tristan, of Paxinos, Kayla Beers and Katera Beers, both of Paxinos, Rhonda Rush, her husband, John, and their children, Catherine, Dale and Parker, of Millersburg, and Juliann Brown, her husband, Arvel, and their children, Nathan and Natalia, of Selinsgrove; and his grandfather, Howard C. Beers Sr. and his wife, Donna, of Milton.

He was preceded in death by his grandmothers, Shirley Beers and Catherine Martin; his grandfather, John Martin; and his uncle, Dale Martin.

Friends may call from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday at the Stonington Baptist Church, where the funeral service will follow at 11.

Burial will be in the Northumberland Memorial Park, Stonington.

In lieu of flowers, friends are asked to make donations to the family to help defray funeral costs.

Arrangements are by the Jerre Wirt Blank Funeral Home, 395 State St., Sunbury.

 

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  • Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014

    BROUSE, DAVID O., 82, of New Columbia. Visitation from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. today at Dominick T. Adamo Funeral Home, 247 Chestnut St., Mifflinburg, followed by funeral at 10:30. Burial in East Side Cemetery, Mifflinburg.
    EBELING, CLAUDIA N., 62, of Lewisburg. Visitation from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at John H. Shaw III Funeral Home, Market and Eighth streets, Lewisburg, followed by celebration of life at 12:30. Inurnment in Lewisburg Cemetery.
    FAUL, RUTH ANN, 75, of Penns Creek. Visitation from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at Mountain road God’s Missionary Church, Penns Creek, followed by funeral at 1. Burial in Geneva Memorial Cemetery, Conneaut Lake. Hummel Funeral Home, Middleburg.
    GLACE, GEORGE T., 88, of Mount Pleasant Mills. Visitation from 7 to 9 p.m. today with Masonic service at 8:30 at George P. Garman Funeral Homes, Inc., 9366 Route 35, Mount Pleasant Mills, and from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday at St. Thomas Independent Church, St. Thomas Road, Mount Pleasant Mills, followed by funeral at 3. Burial in St. Thomas Cemetery.
    HEIMBACH, DAVID C., 66, of Mifflinburg. Visitation from 10 to 11:30 a.m. today at Roupp Funeral Home, Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Road, Mifflinburg, followed by a graveside service at noon in Forest Hill Cemetery.
    HOOVER, ELIAS M., 57, of Selinsgrove. Funeral service at 10 a.m. today at Shade Mountain Mennonite Church, 134 Center Road, Mount Pleasant Mills. Burial in Union Township Old Order Mennonite Cemetery, Port Trevorton.
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    MILLER, CHARLES W., 97, of Port Trevorton. Graveside service at 2 p.m. Monday in Fairview Cemetery, Freeburg. George P. Garman Funeral Homes, Inc., Mount Pleasant Mills.
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    MOYER, JASON J., 43, of Williamsport. Visitation from 1 to 3 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. today at Scottish Rite Acacia Club, 348 N. Market St., Williamsport, followed by a life celebration at 6. James C. Maneval Funeral Home, Williamsport.
    MULL, HELEN R., 77, of Sunbury. Visitation from 10 to 10:55 a.m. Monday at David T. Zweier Funeral Home, Inc., 157 Chestnut St., Sunbury, followed by funeral at noon. Burial in Northumberland Memorial Park, Stonington.
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    WIRTH, BETTY J., 94, of Lewisburg. Visitation from 10 to 10:30 a.m. today at John H. Shaw III Funeral Home, 801 Market St., Lewisburg, followed by funeral at 10:30. Burial in Northumberland Memorial Park, Stonington.

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