|Ambrose, Dr. Charles P.
November 20, 1991
Service times will be announced by the Helt Funeral Home, 109 W. Church
St., Lock Haven, for Dr. Charles P.
Ambrose Jr., 58, of 114 Susquehanna Ave., Lock Haven, who died at 10
a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, 1991 at his home.
The family suggests memorial contributions to the Divine Providence
Cancer Treatment Center, Williamsport, Pa.
Helt Funeral Home, Lock Haven
Alexander, Merrill H.
November 16, 1991
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday in the Christ United Methodist
Church of Julian for Merrill H. Alexander of Box 1, R.D. Julian, who died
Thursday, Nov. 14, 1991, at Centre Community Hospital. The Rev. Karen W.
Atanasoff and the Rev. Dr. Stevan E. Atanasoff will officiate. Interment
will be at Williams Cemetery, Huston Township. Friends will be received
at the Dean K. Wetzler Funeral Home in Milesburg on Sunday from 2 to 9
p.m. A Rebrek Lodge memorial srvice will be held at 9 p.m. The family suggests
memorial contributions be made to the Christ United Methodist Church of
Julian, c/o Frances Walk, Box 98, Julian, Pa. 16784, or to the Williamson
Free School of Mechanical Trades, also in Care of Frances Walk.
Dean K. Wetzler Funeral Home, Milesburg
October 14, 1914
Richard Adams, the six-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Adams, of
East Church street, near Grant street, died in the Lock Haven hospital
at 9 o’clock Tuesday evening of this week following an attack of appendicitis.
About three weeks ago this young lad and several of his companions
were at play when one of them struck the
Adams boy on the abdomen with a stone. The flesh was bruised and quickly
discolored. As a result of the accident
severe pains developed and upon the advice of the family physician
the boy was taken to the hospital. Appendicitis
appeared as a result of the injuries to the intestinal tract and an
operation was restorted to with a view of saving the
lad’s life. He began to improve readily, but suffered a number of relapses,
with the result that death ensued at the
time stated. The boy had just started as a scholar in the First ward
building and was a bright lad.
Funeral services will be conducted at the family residence at 2 o’clock
Friday afternoon by Rev. A. F. Weaver, pastor of the First United Evangelical
church. Interment will be made in Dunnstown cemetery.
Bauman, John L.
May 14, 1947
John L. Bauman 71, Lockport, widely-known former merchant and county
auditor, died of a heart attack at 10 o’clock this morning at his home.
Born in Swissdale, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Christian Bauman, he
had lived here most of his life. He was a trustee of First Evangelical
United Brethren Church and for many years had been a teacher in the Sunday
He was a member of the firm of Wentz and Bauman, coal and feed, for
25 years, and retired from this business to become county auditor for two
terms. Later he was employed by Piper Aircraft Corp.
A graduate of the Teachers College, he had also taught school in Castanea
and Lockport as a young man.
He was a member of the Odd Fellows and the Woodman of America.
Surviving are his wife, the former Maude S. Probst; a son, Lloyd E.
Bauman, this city; a daughter, Mrs. Louis R. Gons, Highland Park, N.J.;
two grandchildren; four sisters and a brother: Mrs. G. S. Gresser, Mrs.
Arthur S. Wren and
Lawrence Bauman, this city; Mrs. Harry Blesh, Lockport, and Mrs. Albert
Blesh, Norman M. “Deacon”
March 26, 1959
Yesterday afternon, the West Branch of the Susquehanna River yielded
up, after 46 days, the body of 57-year-old Norman M. (Deacon) Blesh, Lockport.
About 3:45 p.m., Mrs. Alvin Henderson, whose home on Route 654 near
DuBoistown is near the river, reported to Williamsport police that she
had seen what appeared to be a man’s body floating in the river.
Firefighters manning a Civil Defense boat lifted the badly decomposed
body from the river. Lycoming County Coroner Dr. Earl R. Miller said death
was due to drowning and was self-inflicted.
The body was taken to the Knight Funeral Home at Williamsport where
members of the family made positive identification. Mr. Blesh was then
removed to the Helt Funeral Home in Lock Haven where funeral arrangements
Mr. Blesh had been ill since before Christmas when he disappeared from
his home early on the morning of Feb. 7.
Mrs. Blesh said her husband, who had lost about 30 pounds and been
despondent, arose about 3:30 a.m. and said he wanted to go downstairs for
a cigarette. She followed immediately but he had already left throught
the front door. He
went into the cold winter night wearing a jacket, trousers and leather
Mrs. Blesh said she could not see him around their riverside home and
called her brother, Roy Probst, and Lock Haven City Police.
The search was entered by the Lock Haven detail of state police and
Woodward Township Chief of Police Kenneth G. Shoemaker. Organized by the
firefighters were several weekend searches of the area between the Lock
and the Jay St. bridge. On one weekend after several delays, city,
fire and private boats searched from Lock Haven to Jersey Shore.
Leads were scarce. Once crows were seen circling an island near McElhattan.
A pair of wrong-size shoes were found at the dam. A scarecrow was found
in the river. All were investigated with no results.
On the Sunday following his disappearance, Mr. Blesh’s wallet was found
in a kitchen cabinet at his home.
Mr. Blesh was born in Swissdale, son of Mr. and Mrs. Horace Blesh.
For 20 years he worked for the Winner Packing Co., in his trade as
a butcher, and more recently had been employed by Thompson’s Packing Plant,
Jersey Shore, in their store.
He had not been working since he became ill at Christmas.
Mr. Blesh was a member of the Swissdale Evangelical United Brethren
Church. He leaves his wife, the former Iva Probst; a daughter, Mrs. Edward
Lachat of Swissdale, and two grandchildren.
Bauman, Maude S. Probst
July 31, 1963
Mrs. Maude Probst Bauman, 85, widow of John L. Bauman, a former resident
of Lockport, died yesterday at Erie.
She had lived the past two years with a son, Lloyd E. Bauman, 10 West
Main St., Fairview, Pa. Three weeks ago she entered St. Vincent Hospital,
where her death occurred.
She was a native of Swissdale, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John L. Probst,
and had lived most of her life in this
community. Her numerous activities included membership in Queen Rebekah
lodge, the P.O. of A., First Evangelical United Brethren Church, and its
Adella Thomas Guild, now the Women’s Society.
She joined the Golden Age Club here, and was a member of the Garden
Club at Fairview, where her son is
supervising principal of schools.
Her husband died in 1947.
Surviving are the son with whom she lived, a daughter, Mrs. Irene Gons,
Highland Park, N.J., three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
(August 2, 1963 - Swissdale Cemetery)
Brungard, Charles Cornelius
September 27, 1950
(Funeral Announcement) Services will be held Saturday in Sugar Valley
for Charles Cornelius Brugard, 62, Eastville, who died at his home Wednesday,
September 27, 1950, at 9 a.m. after a short illness. Short services will
be held at 2 p.m. at his home, followed by services at the Eastville Church
of the Brethren. The Rev. Marvin Mensch of Mifflinburg will officiate,
assisted by the Rev. J. M. Scharf. Interment will be in the cemetery adjoining
the church. Friends may call at the Brungard home from Friday at 2 p.m.
until time for services.
L. R. Morris, Loganton, funeral director.
Bennett, John F.
December 14, 1970
John F. Bennett, 44, of 529 S. Main St., Jersey Shore, died Saturday
evening in Williamsport. He was born in Jersey Shore, September 28, 1926
a son of Anna Haines and the late Forrest Bennett.
Mr. Bennett served in the Navy during World War II.
He was employed as a brakeman for the Penn-Central Railroad at Newberry.
Surviving are his wife, the former Esther Pringle, his mother, of Jersey
Shore, one son, Davie Lee Bennett, at home; a daughter, Mrs. Larry Bay,
of Jersey Shore, two brothers, William and James B. both of Jersey Shore;
two half brothers, Woodrow Greenwell, of Jersey Shore, Howard Greenwell,
of South Williamsport; one half sister, Mrs. Sara Doherty, Wantagh, Long
Island, N.Y. and one grandchild.
Bardo, Florence Ethel Shirley
March 2, 1934
Jersey Shore, Mar. 2 - Mrs. Florence Ethel Bardo, wife of Reuben Bardo,
died this morning after an illness of two
years with a diabetic condition. She had been confined to her bed for
the past two weeks.
She was 26 years of age and was a graduate of the Jersey Shore High
school and of the music department of
Dickinson Seminary, Williamsport. She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran
Other survivors are one son, Robert, at home, one daughter Mrs. Howard
Carr and one sister, Miss Ida Shirley, both of Jersey Shore.
Funeral services will be held Monday afternon at 2 o’clock at the home
of Mrs. Carr, 519 Soth Main Street. Rev. W. R. Fitzgerald officiating.
Burial will be made in the Jersey Shore Cemetery.
Bryan, Gilbert E.
March 26, 1973
Gilbert E. Bryan, 47, of Howard R. D., died Saturday at the Veterans
Administration Hospital, Pittsburgh. Mr. Bryan underwent heart surgery
last month. He died as a result of an embolism.
He was born June 6, 1925 in Bellefonte, a son of Mabel Bryan. He was
a construction worker by trade. A veteran of World War II and the Korean
War, he served in the military police.
Mr. Bryan was a member of Howard Veterans of Foreign Wars, the American
Legion in Beech Creek, and the
Disabled American Veterans.
He is survived by his wife, the former Joyce A. Chaplain, and a son,
Richard A. at home.
(March 27, 1973 - Hayes-Fearon Cemetery, Beech Creek)
Bower, Ralph Walter
October 22, 1953
(Funeral Notice) Funeral services will be held Friday at 4 p.m. at
the Helt Funeral Home for Ralph Walter Bower, 22 months, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Harold L. Bower, 450 S. High St., who died Tuesday Oct. 20, 1953 at
7:45 p.m. at
Children’s Hospital, Philadelphia, after a brain operation. The Rev.
LeRoy M. Kutz, Jr. will officiate. Interment, Rest Haven Memorial Park.
Friends may call at the funeral home after noon Thursday.
Helt Funeral Home.
Bower, Emily K.
Saturday, 30 March 1985
Lock Haven - Emily K. KARSTETTER, 89, of the United Methodist Home,
Lewisburg, formerly of South .....died at 11:40 a.m. Friday March 29, 1985.
Born on May 19, 1895 in Greene Township, she was the daughter of Emanuel
and Annie STROUSE BOWER.
Her first husband, Clyde McCLOSKEY, preceded her in death in 1918.
She married Clarence KARSTETTER in 1921. He died in 1968.
Mrs. KARSTETTER was a home maker and a member of St. Paul Lutheran
Church, Mill Hall R.D.
She is survived by two step-sons, William KARSTETTER of Sarasota, Fla.
and Richard KARSTETTER of Calvin, Pa.; a daughter, Mrs. James (Eileen)
WALKER of Leesburg, Fla.; a step-daughter, Mrs. Hogan (Betty) STEVENSON
of Mill Hall; seven step-grandchildren and 20 step-great grandchildren.
Funeral Announcement - Interment: 31 March 1985, Cedar Hill Cemetery.
Best, Phoebe F. Floruss
Monday, 15 August 1955
Mrs. Phoebe F. BEST, 88, widow of Samuel L. BEST, died at her home,
407 W. Church St., at 10:05 a.m., Snday, Aug. 14, 1955.
Born in Lock Haven, she was the daughter of the late David and Julia
HEIMER FLORUSS. She spent most of her life in this area, moving here from
Flemington six years ago.
She was a member of the Flemington Methodist Church.
Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Harry LOCKE, Lock Haven; Mrs. Florence
CARPENTER, Flemington, and Mrs. Rose MONTGOMERY, Drexel Hill; a brother
Jacob FLORUSS, Flemington; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Monday, 3 December 1984
Lock Haven - Rose B. MONTGOMERY, 93, of 407 W. Church St., Lock Haven,
died Sunday, Dec. 2, 1984 at 12:25 p.m. in Lock Haven Hospital Extended
Care Unit, where she was a guest for five years.
Born in Flemington on June 28, 1891, she was the daughter of Samuel
L. and Phoebe FLORUSS BEST.
She and her husband, Clarence B. MONTGOMERY, lived in Drexel Hill for
many years. He died in 1959 and she returned to Lock Haven shortly after
Mrs. MONTGOMERY was a member of Lansdowne United Methodist Church.
Surviving are a step-son, Wayne B. MONTGOMERY, Lansdowne, two sisters,
Mrs. Harry (Marietta) LOCKE and Florence CARPENTER, both of Lock Haven,
and nieces and nephews.
Funeral Announcement - Interment: 5 December 1984, Rest Haven Memorial
Barner, Florence V. Carpenter
Saturday, 7 October 1972
Lamar - Mrs. Florence V. BARNER, 71, wife of Walter R. BARNER, Howard
R. D. 2, was pronounced dead at 11 a.m. Friday at the Lock Haven Hospital.
She had been taken to the hospital after suffering a cerebral hemorrhage
at her home.
Mrs. BARNER was a native of Jersey Shore. She was born May 28, 1901,
a daughter of Grant and Kathryn HAUSER CARPENTER. She had been failing
in health since stricken with a first cerebral hemorrhage three years ago.
In early life, she worked at the silk mill in Jersey Shore, then for
a short time during the 1930’s at a short time during the 1930’s at the
Susquehanna Silk Mill in Lock Haven. The family had lived in the Lamar
area 31 years.
Mrs. BARNER was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Lock
Surviving with her husband are a daughter, Mrs. Lois WENIG, College
Park, Md.; seven grandchildren and two brothers, Lewis and Clyde CARPENTER,
of Jersey Shore.
Funeral Announcement - Interment: 9 October 1972, Mt. Bethel Cemetery.
Best, Marietta Helen
Friday, 2 april 1993
Lock Haven - Marietta Helen LOCKE, 91, of 407 W. Church St., Lock Haven,
died at 11:05 p.m. Wednesday, March 31, 1993, in the Susque-View Home Inc.
where she had been a guest since March 9, 1993.
Born Jan. 18, 1902, in Flemington, she was the daughter of Samuel L.
and Phoebe FLORUSS BEST.
She was united in marriage Aug. 31, 1928, in Flemington to Harry W.
LOCKE, who survives.
Mrs. LOCKE was a life long resident of Clinton County and a member
of the Covenant United Methodist Church.
She was a graduate of Lock Haven High School and the former Lock Haven
She taught first grade at the Flemington Elementary School for several
years and was also a homemaker.
Surviving, in addition to her husband, are one son, Harry David LOCKE
of Lock Haven; one daughter, Phoebe J. WEAVER of King of Prussia; three
grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Florence CARPENTER and Rose
Eggler, Maggie Thomas
Thursday, 21 December 1939
Mrs. Maggie EGGLER, 48, of Lock Haven R.D. 1, wife of Frank EGGLER,
died yesterday morning at the Jersey Shore Hospital following an operation.
In addition to her husband she is survived by her mother, Mrs. Louise
THOMAS of Woolrich, and a sister, Mrs. Edward EGGLER, also of Woolrich.
Funeral services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at the late residence in
charge of the Rev. Clarence F. KRESGE. Burial will be made in Swissdale
Getz, Chester D.
October 6, 1953
Chester D. Getz, 53, of 634 W. Main St., died yesterday at 8:35 p.m.
at the Lock Haven Hospital were he had been admitted last Saturday.
He had been in failing health for about two years.
He was born here and lived in Lock Haven all his life. A meat
cutter by profession, he was last employed at Sohmer’s Food Market, Bellefonte
He was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church the local Elks
He is survived by his wife, the former Thelma Probst; and a sister,
Mrs. Warren Wiedhahn of Ames, NY.
Getz, Thelma A. Probst
February 4, 1989
Thelma A. Getz, 89, of 634 W. Main St., Lock Haven, died at 2:40 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 3, 1989 in the Lock Haven Hospital extended care unit where
she had been a patient for a week.
Born Jan. 28, 1900 in Lock Haven, she was the daughter of Lawrence
and Mary Elizabeth Garrity Probst.
A graduate of Immaculate Conception High School, she was a member of
the Immaculate Conception Church.
In her earlier years, Mrs. Getz was a sales clerk for the former Wiedhahn
Jewelers and worked in the Immaculate Conception cafeteria.
She was united in marriage with Chester Getz in Lock Haven. He
died Oct. 5, 1963.
Surviving is the wife of a cousin, Mrs. Paul (Muriel) Christ of Drexel
Mrs. Getz was preceded in death by two cousins, Richard Christ and
Paul Christ of Drexel Hill.
(February 7, 1989 - St. Mary’s Cemetery)
Grenoble, John Melvin
January 13, 1990
John M. Grenoble, 77, of 3523 September Drive, Camp Hill, died yesterday
in the Camp Hill Care Center.
He was a retired major of the guard at the State Correctional Institution
at Camp Hill and a member of Grace
Evangelical Lutheran Church, West Shore Lodge 681 F & AM, the Harrisburg
Consistory and Zembo Temple.
Surviving are his wife, Louise Stahle Grenoble; three sons, John J.
of Gardners, Ronald D. of Harrisburg and Robert J. of California; a daughter,
Janet Saylor of Mechanicsburg; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in Rolling Green Memorial Park,
Lower Allen Twp.
There will be no viewing or visitation.
Memorial contributions may be made to any charity.
The Myers-Hall Funeral Home, Camp Hill, is handling arrangements.
Pochey, Dorothea Graham
June 7, 1993
Dorothea Selders Pochey, 81, formerly of 261 Park Ave., Woolrich, died
at 4:55 a.m. Tuesday, June 1, 1993 in the
York Hospital (York, PA).
Born July 27, 1911 in Woolrich, she was the daughter of Wilford and
Flora Herritt Graham.
She was preceeded in death by her first husband, Thomas J. Selders,
in 1964, and her second husband, Russell A.
Puchey in November 1989.
Mrs. Pochey was a member of the Woolrich Community Church and a 1929
graduate of Altoona High School.
She retired in 1976 from Anchor Darling Valve Company in Williamsport
after 25 years of service.
Surviving are one son, John F. Selders of Carlisle; one daughter, Mrs.
Max (Nancy) Burger of Denver, with whom she made her home for three years;
five grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; two great-grandchildren;
step-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Stiles Graham in 1989.
Harber, Ellery Mathias
June 25, 1973
Ellery Mathias Harber, 72, of Salladasburg, was pronounced dead on
arrival at Jersey Shore Hospital Saturday. (June 23, 1973)
He was born at Caldwell, September 13, 1900, a son of William P. and
Minnie Probst Harber.
In 1965, he retired as an electrician for the Pennsylvania Railroad
at Renovo and Newberry, after 47 years of service.
Mr. Harber was a member of the Renovo Lodge 495 F & A.M.
Surviving are his wife, Martha Cohick Harber; a son, James, of Renovo;
a daughter, Mrs. June Dilbert, of Levittown; two step-sons, R. Gale Thomas,
Williamsport, and Clair Thomas, Jersey Shore R.D. 3; two step-daughters
Mrs. Louise Plotts and Mrs. Jeanette Hinaman, both of Williamsport; a sister,
Mrs. Charles Irvin, of Beech Creek, 13 grandchildren and three great grand-children.
(June 26, 1973 - North Bend Cemetery)
Harber, William P.
May 14, 1942
William P., 69, Mill Hall, at the Lock Haven Hospital, Thursday, May
14, 1942, at 7:45 a.m. Surviving his wife, Minnie, two daughters
and a son, Mrs. Charles Irvin, Beech Creek; Mrs. Ralph Wert, Mill Hall;
Ellery M., Renovo; also by three sisters, Mrs. George Springer, Caldwell;
Mrs. Lewis Weaver, Renovo; and Mrs. Lewis Coffey, Lock Haven, R.D.
Funeral at the McCloskey Funeral Home, Saturday at 2 p.m. Interment,
Zeigler’s Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from
7 to 9 p.m.
Heydrich, Otto M.
September 21, 1935
Otto M. Heydrich, 52, died this morning at his home, 24 East Bald Eagle
Street, after a two years’ illness with a complication of diseases.
He had been confined to his bed for the past two weeks.
He was a lifelong resident of this city and for 32 years had been a
conductor for the Pennsylvania Railroad. He was a member of St. Luke’s
Survivors include his wife, three sons and two daughters, Thomas, Allen,
and Pauline, this city; Stanley, Clearfield; Mrs. L. S. Yeager, Jersey
Shore; his mother, Mrs. Frank Heydrich; a brother and a sister, Edward,
Tamaqua, and Mrs. R. H. Calehuff, Williamsport; and four grandchildren.
Heydrich, Maria “Minnie” Probst
Sept. 19, 1932
Ill since March with Bright’s disease and complications and confined
to bed the greater part of that time, Mrs. Mina E. Heydrich, wife of Otto
m. Heydrich, died at her home, 405 East Church Street, Sunday night at
Mrs. Heydrich was 52 years old and had resided in this city all her
life. She was a member of the Church of Christ.
In addition to her husband she is survived by three sons and two daughters:
Allen and Pauline, at home; Thomas,
Salona; Stanley, Clearfield, and Mrs. Leo Yeager, Jersey Shore.
She also leaves one sister and three brothers, Mrs. R. J. Scott, C. Irvin
Probst, Walter C. Probst, and Lawrence A. Probst, all of this city.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday afternoon at 2 o’clock
at the residence, by the Rev. Harry F. Rector. Interment will be made in
the Dunnstown cemetery.
Harber, Minnie J. Probst
March 10, 1949
Mrs. Minnie J. Harber, 77, widow of William P. Harber, died at 5:15
a.m. today in the Lock haven Hospital where she had been a patient for
the past five weeks.
In ill health for the past two years, Mrs. Harber was born in Green
Township, the daughter of the late John and Sarah Jane Nolan Probst.
She was reared in the Caldwell section.
For 32 years she made her home in Mill Hall, the past eight with her
son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph
Wert. She had been blind for the same number of years.
An active member of the Church of Christ here for many years, she served
as treasurer of the Bible School, was
president of the Ladies’ Aid Society and also president of the Loyal
She was a sister of the late William A. Probst, who died February 21,
1948 at West Nanticoke.
In addition to Mrs. Wert, she is survived by another daughter, Mrs.
Charles Irvin, of Beech Creek R.D.; a son, Ellery M. of Renovo; 10 grandchildren;
five great-grandchildren; one brother, John C. Probst, of Dunnstown, and
three nieces and as many nephews.
Haverstock, Luther G.
June 25, 1973
A Borough Council president in the 1950’s, Luther G. Haverstock, 83,
of 622 Allegheny St., Jersey Shore, died
Saturday in the Leader Nursing Center, Jersey Shore.
He was born in Arendtsville, Jan. 16, 1890, a son of Jacob and Amalene
His wife, Theresa, died May 11, 1973. Mr. Haverstock served as
Jersey Shore Borough Council president in the
1950’s. He retired in 1966 as a clerk for the former New York
He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church of Jersey Shore.
His only survivors are nieces and nephews.
(Burial: June 29, 1973 - Stephens Episcopal Cemetery in Juniata County.)
Hoover, Mary E. Mumma
November 20, 1991
Mary E. Hoover, 73, of R.D. 1 Lock Haven died at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday,
Nov. 19, 1991 at her home.
Born Feb. 23, 1918 in Lock Haven, she was the daughter of Herman and
Ruth Jenkins Mumma.
Mrs. Hoover was well known for her Raggedy Ann and Andy doll creations
in the McElhattan area.
She worked for the former Sylvania Electric Company of Mill Hall and
in the cafeterias of Castanea Elementary and Lock Haven High schools.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Thomas I. Hoover, and
second husband, Roy R. Hoover. Her
second husband died March 23, 1975.
Surviving are one son, Milford Thomas Hoover, Sr. of McElhattan and
one daughter, Roberta Prince of Knox, Pa. one brother, Marcus Mumma of
Mill Hall, and two sisters, Caroline Williams of Williamsport and Margurite
Guthrie of Cogan Station; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Haffley, Eugene F.
November 20, 1991
(Funeral Announcement) Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday in the Donald
G. Walker Funeral Home, 231 High St.,
Flemington, for Eugene F. Haffley, 80 of Mackeyville who died at 8:35
p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, 1991 in the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville.
Interment will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery. The Rev. Robert H. Van
Natta, his pastor, will officiate. Friends will be received from
7 to 9 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home. The family suggests memorial
contributions to the American Cancer Society and the Mackeyville United
Donald G. Walker Funeral Home, Flemington.
Hall, Nancy Alice
December 14, 1970
Mrs. Ernest W. Probst, 70 last Aug. 14, a resident here at Lock Haven
R.D. 1, died at 12:55 p.m. Saturday in the Lock Haven Hospital, where she
had been admitted on Friday after suffering a stroke.
Her husband survives, with two sons and two daughters: Ernest E., and
Billie Probst, Lock Haven; Mrs. Frank Egan, Farrandsville; and Mrs. Aliene
Chiassom, Lafayette, La.; 14 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren.
The former Nancy A. Hall, Mrs. Probst was a native of Pike County,
Ky., a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Hall.
She had retained membership in the Pikesville, Ky. Baptist Church,
and is survived by two brothers and two sisters, all Kentucky residents,
Mrs. Rosie Jones, Mrs. Frances Mullins, and Richard Hall, all of Virgie,
and Billie Hall, Jonacy, Ky.
(Burial: December 17, 1970 - Swissdale Cemetery)
Hulbert, Joseph L.
March 26, 1973
Joseph L. Hulbert, 55, of 914 Erie Ave., Renovo, died suddenly at 12:05
a.m. today on Erie Ave. Death apparently
was the result of an accute heart attack.
Born Jan. 17, 1918 in Renovo, Mr. Hulbert was a son of Jarvis and Elizabeth
Smith Hulbert. He was a carman at the Berwick Forge and Fabricating
Co. shop here (Renovo) and had worked 24 years for the Pennsylvania Railroad.
Mr. Hulbert was a member of St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church and
Post 442 of the American Legion here. A
veteran of World War II, he served some time in Europe as a member
of the 776th Tank Destroyer Battalion.
Survivors include his wife, Hazel; two step-sons, LeRoy Hook, Williamsport,
and William Hook, Renovo; two sisters, Mrs. Bee Green, York, Pa., and Mrs.
William (Helen) Smith, Indianapolis, Ind.; three brothers, Clarence P.,
Renovo, James, of Coudersport, and Frank, of Detroit, Mich, six grandchildren
and several nieces and nephews.
(March 30, 1973 - St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Hyner)
Hunter, Mrs. George B.
June 10, 1970
Mrs. George B. Hunter, of Johnstown, died in her sleep during the night,
at her home. She and Mr. Hunter had just returned to Johnstown after
attending the funeral on Monday of his sister, Miss M. Josephine Hunter,
of Mill Hall. They were planning to go to Chicago this week to attend the
graduation of a grandson.
Her death terminated a marriage of 58 years.
Mr. and Mrs. Dewey F. Danis of Mill Hall have gone to Johnstown for
Heckman, Kenneth E.
June 7, 1993
Kenneth E. Heckman, 83, of 103 Ferguson St., Charles City, Iowa, formerly
of Salona, died Sunday, May 23, 1993, in Floyd County Memorial Hospital
in Charles City.
Born Nov. 7, 1909, in Salona, he was the son of Eugene and Margaret
Mr. Heckman was a graduate of Lock Haven High School. He also
received an electrical engineering degree from the Pennsylvania State University.
He was united in marriage July 27, 1936, in Preoria, Ill., to Mary
Carolyn Laye, who survives.
He served with the U.S. Army Air Force in Guam during World War II
as head of maintenance for the B-29 bombers and reached the rank of lieutenant
He and his wife moved to Charles City in 1947 where he was associated
in business in Heckman-Reynolds
Construction Company and Aggregate, a road construction firm and aggregate
sales firm. He developed a tree farm and pursued his hobby of gardening
in the last 20 years.
He was a member of the First Congregational Church where he served
as a former trustee and building commitee
member. He was a member of the American Legion and Veterans of
Foreign Wars, both of Charles City, Air Force
Reserve and the Association of General Contractors.
Surviving, in addition to his wife, are one son, Alan Heckman of Jewell,
Iowa; one daughter, Mrs. Donald (Gwen) Eils of Crescenta, Calif.; two sisters,
Lois Bryan of Jersey Shore and Eunice Black of Sun City, Ariz.; four grandchildren
and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Fred Heckman, and one sister,
Mary Heckman Kreidler.
Services were Wednesday, May 26, in Charles City. The Rev. Don
L. Laue, his pastor, officiated. Burial was in
Riverside Cemetery with military honors conducted at graveside by the
American Legion, VFW and Vietnam