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Henry W. Klinger
WICONISCO - Henry W. Klinger, 85, died Monday, July 14 at Harrisburg Hospital. 
Born Oct. 20, 1917 in Lykens, he was the son of the late Phillip and Elizabeth Chubb Klinger. 
He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of First Baptist Church and American Legion Post No. 124, both of Lykens; and Lykens Minstrel Association. 
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mabel Klinger. Surviving are his wife, Helen A. Klinger; a son, Henry R. Klinger of Wiconisco; a daughter, Sandra J. Conant of Warminster; two step-
daughters, Grace Miller and Constance Matter, both of Elizabethville; four sisters, Elizabeth Raho of Tower City, Margaret Ressler of Wiconisco, Evelyn Hunter of Lykens and Mildred Griffin of Centerpoint, Ind.; 11 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. 
Memorial services were held July 19 from his church. Burial was in Calvary United Methodist Cemetery. 
Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, Main and Spruce Sts., Lykens 17048. 
John R. Shultz Funeral Home in Lykens was in charge of arrangements. 

Robert N. Troutman
LYKENS - Robert N. Troutman, 76, of Mechanicsburg, formerly of Lykens, died Sunday, July 13 at Holy Spirit Hospital. 
He was a 1944 graduate of Millersburg High School and a U.S. Navy veteran, having served in World War II and the Korean Conflict. 
He was owner and operator of Lykens Park Restaurant and also operated the Lykens Park Ballroom with this wife of 54 years, Audrey Higgins Troutman. He had worked at the Department of Corrections as a culinary arts instructor and was most recently employed as a part time associate at Sears in Camp Hill. 
He was a past school board director at Upper Dauphin Area High School and a member of the former Lykens Rotary Club; Liberty Hose Company No. 2 in Lykens; Lykens Ambulance Association and Dauphin County Volunteer Fireman's Association. 
Surviving, in addition to his wife, are his step-
mother, Loyetta; two sons, Robin R. Troutman of Harrisburg and Thomas M. Troutman of Elizabethtown; a brother, William Troutman of Millersburg; two half brothers, Dale Calnon of Lykens and Truman Troutman of Millersburg; and three grandchildren. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, Newton and Anna Houtz Troutman; a brother, Richard; and a sister, Betty Troutman Peters. 
Memorial services will be private and held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery in Annville. 
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, Capital Region Division, 1517 Cedar Cliff Drive, Camp Hill 17011.

Olin J. Sheetz
HALIFAX - Olin J. Sheetz, 90, of 873 Enders Road, died Wednesday, July 16 at Friendly Nursing Home in Pitman. 
Born July 25, 1912 in Jackson Twp., he was the son of the late Edward and Ruth Enders Sheetz.
He was a retired crane operator for Bethlehem Steel in Steelton and a retired farmer. He was a member of the former Enders United Methodist Church in Halifax and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.  
Surviving are his wife, Harriet E. Lentz Sheetz; a son, James E. Sheetz of Halifax; two daughters, Judy A. Sedesse of Halifax and Carol K. Warfel of Herndon; a sister, Irma Shearer of Lancaster; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and three step great-grandchildren.  
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Harlan and Ivan; a sister, Zema; three step-brothers, Charles, Ralph and Harvey; and two half sisters, Rhena and Orpha. 
Services were held July 19 from Hoover Funeral Homes, Inc. in Elizabethville. Burial was in Fairview "Ender's" Cemetery in Halifax. 
Memorial donations may be made to Visiting Nurse Association, Hospice Unit, 3315 Derry Street, Harrisburg 17111; or Miller's Church, PO Box 576, Halifax 17032.  

Guy M. Watts Jr.
Marietta, Ga. - Guy Maxwell Watts Jr., 79, formerly of Dauphin County, died Wednesday, July 16.  
Born in Dauphin County, he retired from Lockheed as an aero dynamics engineer after 30 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy during World War II and the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. 
He was a member of VFW Post No. 2681 and American Legion Post No. 0025, both in Marietta, Ga., and a member of the National Wildlife Federation.  
Surviving are two sons, James William Watts of Vidalia, Ga. and Guy M. Watts III of Marietta; two daughters, Martha Elizabeth Watts of Acworth, and Marilyn Watts Lancaster of Lobelville, Tenn.; a sister, Helen Edna Klinger, of Millersburg; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. 
Funeral services were held July 20 at Georgia Memorial Park Funeral Home, Winkenhofer Chapel in Marietta. Burial was in Georgia Memorial Park Cemetery.

Riley Orowski Kreiser
TOWER CITY - Riley Isaiah Orowski Kreiser, infant son of Keith R. Kreiser Jr. and Brooke N. Orowski, died Tuesday, July 15 at Holy Spirit Hospital in Camp Hill.  
Surviving, in addition to his parents, are paternal grandparents, Keith and Mary Kreiser Sr.; maternal grandparents, Michael J. Orowski and Robyn Reed; paternal great-grandparents, Veronica and Edward Darosh; and maternal great-grandparents, Roxanne Alleman and Joan Orowski. He was preceded in death by his paternal great-grandfather, Michael Orowski. 
Graveside services were held July 19 from Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Cemetery in Lykens. 
John R. Shultz Funeral Home in Lykens was in charge of arrangements. 

Clarence N. Headdings
Herndon - Clarence N. Headdings, 78, of Urban RR1, died Friday, July 18 at Sunbury Community Hospital. 
Born July 13, 1925 in Greenbrier, he was the son of the late George W. and Millie Kline Headdings and was educated in the Upper Mahanoy Twp. schools.  
He was a retired truck driver from Central Builders Supply Company in Sunbury, and a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ in Urban RR1; and the Teamsters Union. 
Surviving are his wife of 51 years, Helen E. Miller Headdings; a son, Kim E. Headdings of Dalmatia RD; two sisters, Norma Wenrich of Spring Glen and Gladys Cooper of Millersburg RD; and three brothers, Woodrow of Camp Hill, Gene of Lykens RD and Dallas of Damatia RD. He was preceded in death by a sister, Eleanor Paul; and four brothers, Marvin, Charles, Paul and Mark. 
Funeral services were held July 22 from St. Paul's United Church of Christ in Urban RR1. Burial was in the church cemetery. 
Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to St. Paul's United Church of Christ, RR1 Box 1615, Herndon 17830.  
Stephen R. Rothermel Funeral Home of Klingerstown RR1 is in charge of arrangements.

Mary E. Gingrich
Halifax - Mary Elizabeth Gingrich, 94, formerly of 100 North Fifth St., died Wednesday, Dec. 18 at Sarah Todd Nursing Home in Carlisle.
Born in Harrisburg, she was the daughter of Frank R. and Lottie Lehr Schott and was the widow of Clair Newton Gingrich.
She was a homemaker and a member of Matamoras Community Church in Halifax; Order of the Amaranth No. 134, Millersburg Chapter; and Millersburg Senior Citizens.
Surviving are two sons, Harold of York and David of New Cumberland; a daughter, Millicent Laudenslager of Halifax; a sister, Catherine Cramer of Harrisburg; 15 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Monday, Dec. 23 at 2 p.m. at the Reinhard Funeral Home. Friends are invited to call from 1 to 2 p.m., prior to the funeral. Also, the Order of the Amaranth will conduct a memorial service prior to the funeral. Burial will be in the Jacob's Church Cemetery. 
Memorial donations may be made to her church, 3267 Peter's Mountain Road, Halifax 17032.

Jackie May
LAVELLE - Jackie May, 71, of 318 Main St., died Sunday, Dec. 22 at the Ashland Regional Medical Center in Fountain Springs. 
Born in Helfenstein, he was a son of the late Winfield and Minnie Weikel May.
He was educated in the Lavelle area schools. He was a coal miner for 25 years then was employed by the Department of Environmental Resources in Harrisburg until retirement.
He was of the Protestant faith and a member of the American Legion Post No. 945 at Wormleysburg. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict, having served as a medic in the U.S. Army.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Sally Thomas, Alberta Hummel and Nancy Hubler; and five brothers, Harry, Henry, Lester, Robert and Charles May.
Surviving are his wife of 45 years, Yvonne L. Schlorff May; two sons, Leroy L. of Ashland and Gary R. of Upper Marlboro, Md.; a daughter, Cindy L. May of Lavelle; and three grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Dec. 27 at the Church of the Nazarene in Lavelle. Burial was in the Sunnyside Memorial Cemetery. 
Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the Church of the Nazarene Building Fund, 2879 Fairgrounds Road, Lavelle 17943.
Stephen R. Rothermel Funeral Home of Klingerstown RR1 was in charge of arrangements.

Ethel E. Bradenbaugh
Millersburg - Ethel E. Bradenbaugh, 92, of 277 Union St., died Wednesday, Dec. 18 at Holy Spirit Hospital in Camp Hill.
Born in Millersburg, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Elizabeth Mattis Bradenbaugh. 
She was a graduate of Millersburg High School and Shippensburg University and was a retired librarian from Edison Junior High School in the Harrisburg school district.
She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Millersburg; Daughters of the American Revolution; Millersburg Ferryboat Association; PSEA; and PASR; and a charter member of Millersburg and Upper Paxton Twp. Historical Society; and Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art.
Surviving are cousins.
Funeral services were held Dec. 27 at Hoover Funeral Homes, Inc. in Millersburg. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to a favorite charity.

Doris M. Romberger
Harrisburg - Doris Mae Kopp Romberger, 76, died Sunday, Dec. 22 at Manor Care East in Lower Paxton Twp.
She was a retired employee from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry and a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Penbrook.
Surviving are her husband, Clair E. Romberger; two daughters, Jeanne Romberger and Beverly D'Angelo, both of Harrisburg; a brother, Robert Kopp of Tower City; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Dec. 26 at the Neill Funeral Home in Harrisburg. Burial was in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made to her church, 2730 Booser Avenue, Harrisburg 17103.

Ralph Ernest Miller
WEST HANOVER TWP. - Ralph Ernest Miller, 74, died Thursday, Dec. 19 at his home.
Born in Halifax, he was the son of the late Clarence A. and Maggie I. Wenrich Miller.
He was a retired truck driver for Consolidated Freightways of York and the entrepreneur of Miller's Sharp All Shop of Harrisburg. 
He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict and a member of the Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church in Linglestown; Robert Hoke American Legion, also in Linglestown; and Shellsville VFW in Grantville. He was past committeeman for Cub Scout Pack No. 33 of Harrisburg and past scoutmaster of Boy Scout Troop No. 307 of Linglestown.
Surviving are his wife, Janice M. Baumbach Miller; three sons, Richard Eugene of New Bloomfield, Robert Scott of Harrisburg and Kevin Eugene of Lebanon; a daughter, Judith Fromm of Lawn; two brothers, James R. of Halifax and Charles of Lykens; two sisters, Grace A. Harbold of East Berlin and Alice A. Shertzer of Elizabethville; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Dec. 23 at Hoover Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. in Linglestown. Burial with military honors was in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made to PinnacleHealth Hospice, 3705 Elmwood Drive, Harrisburg 17110. 

Helen M. Roadcap
Millersburg - Helen M. Roadcap, 84, a resident of the Kepler Home in Elizabethville, formerly of 765 Church St., died Friday, Dec. 20 at the nursing home.
Born in Upper Paxton Twp., she was the daughter of the late Harry and Ida Keiter Yeager and was the widow of Raymond E. Roadcap. 
She was retired from the former Johnson-Bailee shoe factory in Millersburg and was a member of David's Church in Killinger.
Surviving are a daughter, Annabelle Bergey of Millersburg; two sons, Melvin of Greencastle and Clair of Halifax; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Dec. 23 at the Hoover Funeral Homes, Inc. in Millersburg. Burial was in David's Church Cemetery in Killinger. 
Memorial contributions may be made to the Kepler Home, 44 S. Market St., Elizabethville 17023.

Emma V. Grimm
HALIFAX - Emma V. Grimm, 80, of Midville, Ga., died Friday, Dec. 20 at home.
Born in Halifax, she was the daughter of the late David and Clara Webster Seltzer Sr. 
She was a retired receptionist and secretary for a feed and seed company and a member of Jehovah's Witnesses.
Surviving are her daughter, Carol Smith of Midville, Ga.; two sons, Rodney of Franklintown and Ricky of Lewisberry; a sister, Clara Kinsinger of Dauphin; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; seven step-great-grandchildren; and nine step-great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Dec. 27 at Hoover Funeral Homes, Inc. in Millersburg. Burial was in the Messiah Lutheran Cemetery in Fisherville.

Elsie E. Kratzer
Elizabethville - Elsie E. Kratzer, 99, a resident of the Kepler Home, formerly of 420 W. Main St., died Saturday, Dec. 21 at the nursing home.
Born in Gratz, she was the daughter of the late Dr. William and Pruella Huntzinger Lebo.
She was a former employee of the Elizabethville post office; a member of Salem Lutheran Church in Elizabethville; and a charter member of the Elizabethville Senior Citizens.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John and a son, Louis, founders of Kratzer Hardware in Elizabethville.
Surviving are her daughter, Sarah Challenger of Elizabethville; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Graveside services were held Tuesday, Dec. 24 at Maple Grove Cemetery in Elizabethville. 
Memorial contributions may be made to her church, 205 W. Main St., Elizabethville 17023. 
Hoover Funeral Homes, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. 

Chester Underkoffler
WILLIAMSTOWN - Chester L. "Boo" Underkoffler, 84, of 419 W. Broad St., died Saturday, Dec. 21 at the Pottsville Hospital.
Born in Williamstown, he was the son of the late Rufus and Berdetta Bowerman Underkoffler and was a retired partner of the former Underkoffler Coal Company in Lykens.
He was of the Protestant faith and was a Navy veteran of World War II. He was a life member of Williamstown American Legion No. 239; Liberty Hose Company No. 1; Dauphin County Fireman Association and Cumberland County Fire Company.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters.
Surviving are his wife of 51 years, Catherine E. Reho Underkoffler; a daughter, Pamela J. of Williamstown; two sons, Joseph C. of Millersburg and Laurence P. "Twiggs" of Williamstown; a brother, Glen of Williamstown; and three grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Dec. 26 at the Dimon Funeral Homes, Inc. in Williamstown. Burial was in the Fairview Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Williamstown American Legion, W. Market St., Williamstown 17098 or Liberty Hose Company No. 1, W. Broad St. Williamstown 17098.

A. Jeannette Cowden
DAUPHIN - A. Jeannette Cowden, 84, died Sunday, Dec. 22 at home.
She was a member and deacon of Hope Presbyterian Church in Dauphin and had been an active member of the Zembo Shrine Band Aides and the Middle Paxton Garden Club.
She was preceded in death by a son, Robert.
Surviving are her husband, J. Robert; two sons, James of Harrisburg and Thomas of San Diego, Calif.; and a granddaughter.
Services were held Thursday, Dec. 26 in her church. Burial was in Rolling Green Memorial Park in Camp Hill.
Memorial contributions may be made to her church, 931 Red Hill Road, Dauphin, 17018.

Ruth E. Jones
TOWER CITY - Ruth E. Jones, 89, of 831 East Wiconisco Avenue, died Wednesday, Dec. 25 at her home.
She was a retired seamstress from the garment industry.
She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Tower City and ILGWU.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William, and a daughter, Barbara Yeagley.
Surviving are two daughters, Mary Ellen Bender and Janice M. Luckenbill, both of Tower City; 11 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Services were held at the convenience of the family. Burial was in the Greenwood Cemetery in Tower City.
Memorial donations may be made to her church, East Grand Avenue, Tower City, 17980.

Irvin T. Paul
ELIZABETHVILLE - Irvin T. Paul, 62, of 100 Arch Street, died Sunday, Dec. 22 at the Hershey Medical Center.
Born in Fearnot, he was the son of John J. and Jean M. Strohecker Paul of Elizabethville.
He was a retired machinist for Reiff and Nestor in Lykens. He had memberships in the Short Mountain Gun Club, Erdman Sportmen Association, Elizabethville VFW No. 6343, Gratz VFW No. 2385, Elizabethville American Legion Post No. 404 and IUE-CWA No. 135. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and served aboard the U.S.S. Hornet.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Judith A. Buffington Paul; two sons, Dennis Paul of Halifax and David Paul, Sr. of Elizabethville; two daughters, Diane Gladney of Bastrop, La. and Darcy Reigner of Elizabethville; one brother, John Paul, Jr. of Mechanicsburg; and five grandchildren.
Services were held Thursday, Dec. 26 at Hoover Funeral Homes, Inc. in Elizabethville.
Internment with military honor guard was at Maple Grove Cemetery in Elizabethville.
Memorial donations may be made to the Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art at P.O. Box 33, Millersburg, 17061 or Salem Lutheran Church at 205 West Main Street, Elizabethville, 17023.
Arrangements were handled by Hoover Funeral Homes, Inc. in Elizabethville. 

Albert M. Schucker
VALLEY VIEW - Albert M. Schucker, 87, of 1125 West Maple Street, died Tuesday, Dec. 24 at Tremont Health and Rehabilitation Center.
Born in Clarks Valley, he is a son of the late Milton and Maude Updegrave Schucker.
He was a graduate of the former Porter-Tower High School in Tower City.
He was a retired orchard employee from Richard Maurer Orchards in Valley View and a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Valley View and the National Rifle Association.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary R. Schaeffer Schucker.
Surviving are a son, Forrest of Albany, N.Y.; a daughter Carol A. Lengyel of Valley View; and a sister, Esther Moyer of Tower City; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services were held Saturday, Dec. 28 at the Buffington-Reed Funeral Home in Valley View. Burial was in the Trinity Lutheran Church cemetery. 
Memorial donations may be made to his church, Valley View, 17983.
Arrangements were handled by Buffington-Reed Funeral Home in Valley View. 

Joseph W. Messersmith
LOWER PAXTON TWP. - Joseph W. Messersmith, 60, of Fritchey Street, died Sunday, Dec. 22 at the Community General Osteopathic Hospital.
He was a self-employed certified public accountant in the Harrisburg area, a member of the Trinity United Church of Christ in Millersburg, the AICPA and the PICPA.
He is survived by his wife, Rita Boyer Messersmith.
Services were held Thursday, Dec. 26 at the Hetrick Funeral Home in Susquehanna Twp. Burial was in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens in Lower Paxton Twp.
Memorial donations may be made to The American Diabetes Association, 3544 North Progress Avenue, Harrisburg, 17110 or the American Heart Association, 1019 Mumma Road, Suite 200, Camp Hill, 17043.

Doris L. Conley
YORK HAVEN - Doris L. Shuler Conley, 76, died Saturday, Dec. 21 at her home.
She was a volunteer at the Red Land Senior Citizens Center.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph L., and a daughter, Jo-Ellen Conley Kauffman.
Surviving are three sons, Larry Conley of Millersburg, Barry Shuler of York, and James Conley of York Haven; two daughters, Wendy Conley and Cindy Sutton, both of Dover; a sister, Anna Page of Mechanicsburg; a brother, Donald Shuler of New Cumberland; 6 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren.
Services were held Friday, Dec. 27 in the Stone and Murray Funeral Home in New Cumberland. Burial was in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens in Lower Paxton Twp.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Red Land Senior Center, 60 Newberry Commons, Etters, 17319.

John H. Sloan
CONNELSVILLE - John H. Sloan, 76, of Connellsville, formerly of Williamstown, died Tuesday, Dec. 24 at his home.
Born in Williamstown, he was a son of the late George F. and Lillie B. Wise Sloan.
He was a 1943 graduate of Williamstown High School, received a bachelor of science in music education from Penn State University in 1947, a masters degrees in music education from the University of Michigan in 1951, and doctoral degree from West Virginia University in 1962.
He was a former band director for the Connellsville Joint School System and administrative office worker for the Connellsville Area Schools.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, serving in the African and European theatres. He was a life member of Connellsville BPO Elks No. 503, a former member of the Ashlar Loge in Lykens, a member of the Connellsville American Legion No. 301, the Bullskin Twp. Lions Club, King Solomon's Lodge No. 346, the Lodge of Perfection Uniontown Commandery No. 49, the Olivet Council in Greensburg, the Syria Shrine Temple, Fayette County Artist and Actors and St. John's Lutheran Church in Connellsville. He was a member of F & AM in Connellsville where he served as Master in 1988; Royal Arch Chapter No. 283 were he served as high priest in 1962; and a member of the brass band since 1957.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Betty C. Christian Sloan and a brother, Carl Sloan.
Surviving are his daughters, Beth Kunak of Connellsville and Rebecca Andyjohn of South Connellsville; and four grandchildren.
Services were held Friday, Dec. 27 at Brooks Funeral Home, Inc. in Connellsville. Burial was in Green Ridge memorial Park in Pennsville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 126 East Fairview Avenue, Connellesville, 15425 or the Shriner's Children's Hospital, Erie, in memory of John H. Sloan.
Arrangements were handled by Brooks Funeral Homes, Inc. in Connellsville.

Pauline E. Hollenbach
HERNDON - Pauline E. Hollenbach, 87, of Susquehanna Lutheran Village and formerly of Front Street in Herndon, died Tuesday, Dec. 24 in the village.
Born in Millersburg, she was a daughter of the late William and Erma Noll Wert. 
She retired from the former Creative Playthings in Herndon.
She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Herndon; Idella Rebekah Lodge No. 58; and Herndon and Lower Northumberland County Senior Citizens.
She was preceded in death by her husband, George Hollenbach and a brother, Warren Wert.
Surviving are three brothers, Elwood Wert of Shiremanstown, Walter Wert of Boulder City, Nev., and William Wert of Hollidaysburg, Fla.; and a sister, Catherine Spicher of Hagerstown, Md.
Services were held Monday, Dec. 30 at her church. Burial was in Northumberland Memorial Park in Stonington.
Lodge services were also held Monday, Dec. 30.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society Capital Region Unit, 3211 North Front Street, Suite #100, Harrisburg, 17110.
Hoover Funeral Homes, Inc. of Millersburg handled the arrangements.

William G. Ramsey
FISHING CREEK VALLEY - William G. Ramsey, 96, of Fishing Creek Valley, died Tuesday, Dec. 24 in the Camp Hill Care Center.
Born in Penbrook, he was a son of the late Solomon and Kathryn Pankake Ramsey.
He was a retired carpenter and a member of the Dauphin Fire Company. He had served as a Forest Fire Warden with the Department of Environmental Protection for more than 40 years.
Surviving are his wife of more than 71 years, Mary Zettlemoyer Ramsey; a son, John Ramsey of Fishing Creek Valley; two daughters, Thelma Hinds of Dauphin and Helen Abrell of Broad Run, Va.; two brothers, Harry of Harrisburg and Ralph of Florida; 13 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services were held Monday, Dec. 30 in the Hoover Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. in Linglestown. Burial was in Millers Cemetery in Fishing Creek Valley.

Emma C. Miller
WILLIAMSTOWN - Emma C. Miller, 91, of 139 Spruce Street, died Wednesday, Dec. 25 at the Tremont Health and Rehabilitation Center.
Born in Williamstown, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Catherine Shammo Miller.
She was retired from the state Department of Revenue and was a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Williamstown.
Surviving are her brother, Harry Miller of Altoona and two nephews.
Services and burial was held Saturday, Dec. 28 at the Methodist Cemetery in Williamstown.
Memorial donations may be made to her church, East and Vine Streets, Williamstown, 17098 or Williamstown EMS, P.O. Box 74, Williamstown, 17098.

Anna Mary Lefever
MILLERSBURG - Anna Mary Lefever, 82, of 142 North Stone Road, formerly of Leola, died Thursday, Dec. 26 at home.
Born in Smithville, she was a daughter of the late Howard and Lillian Hess Kreider and a step-daughter of the late Ada Kreider.
She worked as a homemaker and was a member of Stumptown Mennonite Church in Bird-in-Hand.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy H. Lefever, and a brother, Elvin Kreider.
Surviving are a son, Jay Lefever of Chambersburg; a daughter, Janet Mateer of Elizabethville; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild; a brother, Howard Kreider of New Providence; and a sister, Minnie Kratz of New Providence.
Services were held in Stumptown Mennonite Church. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Elwood G. Daniels
LOWER PAXTON TWP. - Elwood G. "Lefty" "Dan" Daniels, 78, of Lower Paxton Twp., died Wednesday, Dec. 25 in the Osteopathic Hospital.
Born in Millersburg, he was the son of the late Guy and Katie Latsha Daniels.
He was a 1943 graduate of Millersburg High School and served as a 1st Class Petty Officer in the U.S. Navy during World War II. 
He retired from AMP, Inc. and was a member of Trinity Presbyterian Church of America and the Robert Burns Lodge No. 464, formerly Euclid No. 698, of Harrisburg.
He is survived by his wife, Joanne Mattis Daniels; a son, Christopher E. Daniels of South Hanover Twp.; a sister, Janet Tobias Zurver of Millersburg; and three grandchildren.
Services were held Monday, Dec. 30 at his church. Burial was in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.
Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, South Central Pa Chapter, 2001 North Front Street, Building 2, Suite 321, Harrisburg, 17102.

Lorraine L. Harner-Morgan
JOLIETT - Lorraine L. Harner-Morgan, 80, of 43 Main Street, died Thursday, Dec. 26.
Born in Tremont, she was a daughter of the late Lloyd S. and Lena Helmschmidt Harner. 
She was a 1940 graduate of the former Tremont High School and was a charter member of the Tremont High School Band. She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Pine Grove.
She was retired from area dress and blouse companies where she worked as a seamstress.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Lloyd F. Harner.
Surviving are two sons, Keith R. Morgan and Rodney E. Morgan of Joliett; and an aunt, Helen Zabor of Philadelphia.
Services were held Monday, Dec. 30 at the Buffington-Reed Funeral Homes in Valley View. Burial was in Friedens Cemetery in Hegins.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Paul's Church Organ Fund, 213 Coal St., Port Carbon, 17965 or to either of the two Schuylkill County SPCAs.
Arrangements were handled by Buffington-Reed Funeral Home.

Jack E. Shade, Sr.
GRATZ - Jack E. Shade, Sr., 73, of East Market Street, died Friday, Dec. 27 at Elk Run Road. Gains Twp., Tioga County as the result of a snowmobile accident.
Born in Hegins, he was son of the late Marlin R. and Erma Huntsinger Shade, Sr.
He was retired from the Naval Depot in Mechanicsburg, a member of the Simeon United Lutheran Church in Gratz, the Gratz Twp. VFW, American Legion Post No. 326 of Millersburg, a life member of Gratz Fire Co., Erdman Sportsman's Club, and Black Forrest Snowmobile Club of Lycoming Co.
He was a U.S. Army Veteran, serving in the Korean Way.
Surviving are his wife, Janice Kissinger Shade; three sons, Jack E. Shade, Jr., Rodney L. Shade, and Greg S. Shade, all of Gratz; three brothers, Allen Shade of Myerstown, Marlin Shade, Jr. of Elizabethville and Robert Huntsinger of Hegins; and six grandchildren.
Services will be held Tuesday, Dec. 31 at 1 p.m. at the Simeon United Lutheran Church in Gratz. Burial will be in the Gratz Union Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made or the American Heart Association, 1019 Mumma Road, Suite 200, Harrisburg, 17110 or Simeon's Lutheran Church, Gratz, 17030.
Arrangements are being handled by the James A. Reed Funeral Homes in Pillow.

Hubert S. Wolfe
HALIFAX - Hubert S. Wolfe, 74, died Friday, Dec. 27 in Community General Osteopathic Hospital in Harrisburg.
Born in Harrisburg, he was the son of Isaac and Esther Rachael Diamond Wolfe.
Raised in Lenkerville, he was a 1946 graduate of Millersburg High School.
He was retired from American Can Company and formerly worked for Johnson-BaileeShoe Company, D & H Distributors and Joslyn, Inc. After retirement, he operated a stand at the Route 15 Flea Market in Lewisburg.
He is survived by his wife, Emma L. Kolva; three sons, Thomas S. Wolfe of Fairfax, Va., Steven D. Wolfe of Quakertown; two daughters, Kathy Wolfe of Halifax and Sharon Tepsick of Ezel, Ky.; six grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.
There will be no services.
Visitation will be held Thursday, Jan. 2 from noon to 2 p.m. at the Hoover Funeral Home, Inc. in Elizabethville. Burial will follow in the Fairview Cemetery in Enders.
Arrangements are being handled by Hoover Funeral Homes, Inc. of Elizabethville.

Anna Mary Lefever
MILLERSBURG - Anna Mary Lefever, 82, of 142 N. Stone Road, formerly of Leola, died Thursday, Dec. 26 at home.
Born in Smithville, she was the daughter of the late Howard and Lillian Hess Kreider and the step-daughter of the late Ada Kreider and was the widow of Roy H. Lefever.
She was a homemaker and a member of Stumptown Mennonite Church in Bird-in-Hand.
Surviving are a son, Jay Lefever of Chambersburg; a daughter, Janet Mateer of Elizabethville; a brother, Howard Kreider of New Providence; a sister, Minnie Krantz, also of New Providence; three grandchildren; and one great-grandson.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Elvin Kreider.
Funeral services were held Dec. 28 at her church. Burial was in the adjoining cemetery.

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