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Daily Item Obituaries

January 18, 2013

George E. Domer, 96, Lewisburg

PARADISE — George Edward Domer, the adopted son of Lee Roy and Jennie (Charnock) Domer, was born on April 23, 1916. The family lived in Jenners, Somerset County, until 1923 when they moved to South Williamsport.  

A move to Kulpmont meant that George was in the first graduating class at Kulpmont High School in 1934.  

A job with PP&L brought him to Milton. He later worked at the Federal Penitentiary and numerous businesses throughout the area.

The greatest interest of his life was antique cars, and his expertise in this area was widely known and appreciated. When hearing of his passing, a contemporary wrote,“ A wealth of knowledge is gone.”

A thirty-year correspondence with His Honor King Michael of Romania started because George was knowledgeable about “Jeeps,” and the King loves them.

He wrote articles for “Automobile Quarterly” and “Old Cars Weekly,” for which he used the pen name Annteek.  

George was founder of the Kaiser Frazer Club. He was also instrumental in helping to start the Susquehannock and Shikellemy Region AACA clubs. In addition, he was a member of the Studebaker Drivers Club, Hudson Terraplane Essex Club, and the Avanti Owners Club.

In 1970 he married Jo Stoner Rubincam, who had been his sweetheart at a Methodist Church Camp when they were teenagers.  They bought the school house at Paradise and made it their home.  She was the love of his life. Until her death in 2002, he was a faithful and patient caregiver during her long illness.

George is survived by two stepchildren, Beatrice Heid, of Lewisburg and Irvin Rubincam, of Toronto, Canada; seven stepgrandchildren,  Mark Heid, Laura Turnbull, Jen Drouin, Ellie and Anna Rubincam, Clara and Liz Naysmith; and nine stepgreat-grandchildren. Important friends in his life were Rachel, Phil, and Zach Cawley of New Columbia and Wayne Weaver of Turbotville.

A memorial service is planned for  11 a.m. Saturday, March 16 at the Paradise United Church of Christ.

The family is being assisted by the Dominick T. Adamo Funeral Home, Mifflinburg.

 

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  • Wednesday, April 23, 2014

    BALLANTINE, REV. JOHN O., 87, of Selinsgrove. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday in Zion Lutheran Church, 15 S. Fifth St., Sunbury, followed by funeral at 11. Burial in Mazeppa Cemetery. Joseph W. Epler Funeral Home, Northumberland.

    DIAMOND, GEORGE W., 50, of Bloomsburg. Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. today in St. Columba Catholic Church, 342 Iron St., Bloomsburg. Burial in Queen of the Universe Cemetery, St. Clair. Dean W. Kriner  Inc. Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Bloomsburg.

    ENGLEMAN, JENNIE E., 88, of Milton. Visitation from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Thursday in John H. Shaw III Funeral Home, Market and Eighth streets, Lewisburg, followed by funeral at 2. Burial in Highland Cemetery.

    FRITZ, ESTON H., 97, of Lewisburg. Memorial service at 11 a.m. today in St. John’s Union Church Dry Valley, 3667 Route 304, Winfield. Cronrath-Grenoble Funeral Home, Lewisburg.

    GRAYBILL, BERNELL E., 92, of Sunbury. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. today in Jerre Wirt Blank Funeral Home, 395 State St., Sunbury, followed by funeral at 11. Burial in Northumberland Memorial Park, Stonington.

    HERRICK, ROBERT C., 82, of Millmont. Visitation from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday in Shaw Funeral Home, 400 N. Front St., Milton, followed by funeral at 1. Burial in Harmony Cemetery, Milton.

    HOLLENBACH, BRIGHT R. SR., 85, of Lewisburg. Visitation from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Friday in John H. Shaw III Funeral Home, Market and Eighth streets, Lewisburg, followed by funeral at 11:30.

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    MERTZ, HAROLD L., 83, of Mifflinburg. Memorial service at 11 a.m. today in Lincoln Chapel United Methodist Church, Laurelton. Roupp Funeral Home, Mifflinburg.

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    MOWERY, HILDA R., 96, of Elysburg. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday in Jerre Wirt Blank Funeral Home, 395 State St., Sunbury, followed by funeral at 11. Burial in Northumberland Memorial Park, Stonington.

    PATTERSON, LARRY R., 70, of Watsontown. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday in Brooks Funeral Home, 207 Broadway St., Turbotville, followed by funeral at 11. Burial in Presbyterian Cemetery, McEwensville.

    SHOWERS, EMILY L., 97, of Milton. Graveside service at 11 a.m. Saturday in Watsontown Cemetery. Shaw Funeral Home, Milton.

    STAILEY, MANFORD, 91, of McAlisterville. Memorial service at 11 a.m. Saturday in Trinity Lutheran Church, McAlisterville.

    THOMAS, JOHN P., 43, of Danville. Visitation from 9 to 10:45 a.m. Thursday in St. Hubert Chapel, St. Joseph Catholic Church, 18 E. Center St., Danville, followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 11. Burial in St. Edward’s Cemetery, Shamokin. Visneski Funeral Home, Danville.

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    WITMER, DICK A., 87, of Dewart. Visitation from 5 to 7 p.m. today in St. John’s Lutheran Church, 6590 Musser Lane, Watsontown, followed by funeral at 7. Burial at 6 p.m. Thursday in Delaware Run Cemetery.

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