|John E. Kloss
Harrisburg - John E. Kloss, 82, of 4321 Winfield St., died Sunday,
Feb. 23 at his residence.
He was a foreman for Gannet Fleming CC and served in the U.S. Marine
Corps during World War II, a Pearl Harbor survivor. He was a member of
the Shellsville VFW; Linglestown American Legion and P.W. Milano Detachment
Marine Corps League.
Surviving are his wife, Vivian Kloss; two daughters, Carol Wekley of
Yorktown, Va. and Sandra Mitchel of Harrisburg; a son, James Kloss of Lykens;
three sisters, all of Erie; 12 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
Graveside services were held Feb. 28 at Indiantown Gap in Annville.
Memorial contributions may be made in memory of John E. Kloss to Marine
Corps League Scholarship Fund, c/o Paul Hastings, 1631 Ridge St., New Cumberland
Hazel A. Williard
SACRAMENTO - Hazel A. Williard, 87, of 721 Fearnot Rd., died Friday,
Feb. 21 at her home.
Born Feb. 21, 1916 in Liverpool, she was the daughter of the late Charles
and Nora Dillman Sarver.
She was a member of Himmel's Lutheran and United Church of Christ Church
She was the widow of Harlan F. Williard.
Surviving are three sisters, Pearl Scott of Newport, Ivy Wevodau of
Harrisburg and Blanche Sarver of Liverpool; and a brother, Ivan Sarver
Funeral services were held Feb. 25 at Miller-Berger Funeral Home in
Valley View. Burial was in Himmel's Cemetery in Rebuck.
Carolyn P. Williard
Klingerstown - Carolyn Pauline Williard, 33, of 409 E. Ludlow St.,
Summit Hill, formerly of Klingerstown, died Sunday, Feb. 23 at Lehigh Valley
Hospital in Allentown.
Born March 1, 1969 in Harrisburg, she was the daughter of Elwood C.
Williard Sr. of Carlisle and Barbara A. Maurer Williard of Wellsboro.
She was a graduate of Tri-Valley High School and attended St. Matthew's
Lutheran Church in Klingerstown. She was a participant in the Redco Group
Surviving, in addition to her parents, are six brothers, Howard C.
of Lititz, Elwood C. Jr. of Klingerstown, Edward M. of Blacksburg, Va.,
Mark C. of Blairstown, N.J., Clark V. of Lawrenceville, N.J. and Dr. Karl
W. J. of Carbondale, Il.; and five sisters, Sallie A. Williard of Dillon,
Colo., Sandra C. Martin of Zebulon, N.C., Susan E. Haanschoten of Auburn,
N.Y., Mary K. Mellinger of Ronks and Anne M. Kurtz of Wellsboro.
Memorial services were held March 1 at St. John's United Methodist
Church in Hegins. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Lighthouse Garden and Gift Shop of
The Redco Group, 210 S. Center St., Pottsville 17901.
Corrine K. Mundorf
Halifax - Corrine K. Mundorf, 83, of 950 N. River Road, died Monday,
Feb. 24 at her residence.
Born April 27, 1919 in Oberlin, she was the daughter of the late Clarence
and Erma Miller Yocum.
She was a member of Lykens Valley House of Prayer in Elizabethville.
Surviving are her husband, Earl R. Mundorf; three daughters, Beverly
Kulisch of Harrisburg, Jane Howard of Middletown and Marsha Myers of Carlisle;
two sons, Barry Mundorf of Mifflintown and Richard Mundorf of Halifax;
17 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-
Services were held Feb. 28 at Hoover Funeral Homes, Inc. in Millersburg.
Burial was in Riverview Memorial Gardens in Halifax.
Memorial contributions may be made to PinnacleHealth Hospice, 3705
Elmwood Drive, Harrisburg 17110 or Lykens Valley House of Prayer, 4554
Route 209, Elizabethville 17023.
Elmer L. Reed
Camp Hill - Elmer L. Reed, 88, formerly of Camp Hill, died Monday,
Feb. 24 at Frey Village in Middletown.
Born in Williamstown, he was the son of George Elmer and Bessie Foster
He was owner and operator of Square Deal Coal Company in West Fairfiew
and was a distributor for Glass Glaze Auto Polish. He and his wife later
purchased and operated the Range Motel in Dillsburg until retirement. Following
retirement he worked part time for Reed Chevrolet in Elizabethtown.
He was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church in Dillsburg. In
the past, he was active in the Pythian organization and a member of the
VFW of Wormleysburg.
He was the widower of Marie Anna Reed. Surviving are a son, Sheldon
He was preceded in death by three brothers, John, Arthur and Galen
and two sisters, Rose and Bessie.
Funeral services were held Feb. 28 at Musselman Funeral Home and Cremation
Services, Inc. in Lemoyne. Burial was in Rolling Green Memorial Park in
Lower Allen Twp.
Memorial donations may be made to his church, 203 Mumper Lane, Dillsburg
Williamstown - Louise Cooper Bremerman, 87, formerly of Williamstown
and Springfield, died Sunday, Feb. 23 at Granite Farms Estates in Middletown
She was born and raised in Williamstown and later lived in Springfield
for more than 40 years. Following high school graduation, she attended
secretary school and worked as a legal secretary for Fronefield and DeFuria
Law Firm in Media and also for the county of Delaware.
She was a member of Princeton Presbyterian Church in Springfield and
was active in various church activities.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Fielder A. Bremerman. Surviving
are nieces and nephews.
Services were held Feb. 27 at Rigby Harting and Hagan Funeral Home
in Media. Burial was in Arlington Cemetery in Drexel Hill.
Memorial contributions may be made to Princeton Presbyterian Church,
933 Baltimore Pike, Springfield 19064.
Esther May Klinger
Hegins - Esther May Klinger, 89, of 1166 Mountain Road, died Monday,
Feb. 24 at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center.
Born Nov. 23, 1913 in Williamstown, she was a daughter of the late
Jacob and Mary Wolfgang Miller.
She was a former member of St. Peter's United Methodist Church in Fearnot.
She was the widow of Clarence E. Klinger. In addition to her husband,
she was preceded in death by a son, Clarence M.; two sisters, Lillie Miller
and Edna Fetter; and five brothers, James, Walter, Jacob, Levi and Melvin
Surviving are a sister, Harriet Wolfe of Fearnot; a brother, Clarence
Miller of Lykens; five grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.
Services were held Feb. 28 at Miller-Berger Funeral Home in Valley
View. Burial was in St. Peter's United Methodist Cemetery in Fearnot.
James G. Irving
TOWER CITY - James G. Irving, 88, of 149 E. Wiconisco Ave., died Thursday,
Feb. 27 at Tremont Health and Rehabilitation Center.
He was a retired clerk from Fort Indiantown Gap in Annville and a member
of Sts. Peter and Paul Roman Catholic Church and the Loyal Order of Moose
No. 1603, both in Tower City.
He was a World War II U.S. Army veteran and served more than 50 years
with the Pennsylvania National Guard.
He was the widower of Georgina Frew Irving. Surviving are nieces and
Memorial Mass was held March 3 at his church. Burial was in the Sacred
Heart Cemetery in Williamstown.
Memorial donations may be made to his church, 825 E. Grand Ave., Tower
City 17980; American Cancer Society, 16 N. Fourth St., Minersville 17954;
or American Heart Association, 200 Reading Ave. W., Reading 17961.
Dimon Funeral Homes, Inc. in Tower City was in charge of arrangements.
Charles E. Coleman
Halifax - Charles E. Coleman, 71, of 41 N. Elmer Ave., died Wednesday,
Feb. 26 at Susquehanna Lutheran Village in Millersburg.
Born in Big Run, he was the son of the late Harry and Hilda Buffington
He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and was retired from the
former TRW in Harrisburg. He was a member of the TRW Pioneer Club and the
Elizabethville VFW No. 6343, and attended the Valleys United Church of
Christ Church in Halifax.
Surviving are his wife, Helen P. Deitrich Coleman; two sons, Robert
of Elizabethtown and Doyle of Katy, Tex.; two daughters, Cindy Peist of
Columbia, N.J. and Janet Kahler of Berrysburg; a sister, Lorraine Sedessee
of Millersburg; six grandchildren; and two great-granddaughters.
Funeral services were held March 1 at Hoover Funeral Homes, Inc. in
Elizabethville. Burial was in Maple Grove Cemetery in Elizabethville.
Memorial donations may be made to his church, P.O. Box H., Halifax
Hometown - Mary Trynosky, 83, of 20 Oxford St., died Thursday, Feb.
27 at Trinity Mission Nursing Center in Shenandoah Heights.
Born Jan. 7, 1920 in New Castle, she was the daughter of the late Charles
and Mary Maleska Harviletz.
She was an inspector for Alcoa in Edison, N. J. and was of the Catholic
She was preceded in death by three brothers, Michael, George and Charles
Surviving are six sisters, Elizabeth Harviletz and Pauline Sedar, both
of Frackville, Sophie Buchspics of Ashland, Margaret Riskis of Tower City,
Julia Cresina of Somerville, N.J. and Anna Petrosky of Philadelphia; and
a brother, John Harviletz of Mahanoy City.
Funeral services were held March 3 at Nice-Hart Funeral Home, Inc.
in Frackville. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery in Westfield, N.J.
Anna E. Walkinshaw
Williamstown - Anna E. "Betty" Walkinshaw, 87, of 242 Spruce St., died
Thursday, Feb. 27 at Harrisburg Hospital.
Born Sept. 8, 1915 in Williamstown, she was a daughter of the late
William and Margaret Shuttlesworth Walkinshaw.
She was a retired clerk from the former Mechanicsburg Navel Base and
worked as a secretary at the former Unrivaled Hosiery Company in Williamstown.
She was a member of the Williamstown United Methodist Church and social
member of the Williamstown American Legion No. 239.
Surviving are two sisters, Blanche Challenger and Doris Proctor, both
Memorial services will be held at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made to the her church, East and Spruce Sts.,
Williamstown 17098 or Williamstown EMS, PO Box 74, Williamstown 17098.
Dimon Funeral Homes, Inc. in Williamstown is in charge of arrangements.
Lykens - Julia Weiser, 84, of 522 Market St., died Saturday, March
1 at Harrisburg Hospital.
Born Nov. 20, 1918 in Wiconisco Twp., she was the daughter of the late
Charles and Mary Runchock.
She was the owner of Julie's Cafe and a member of Holy Ascension Orthodox
Church and Gratz VFW Post No. 2385 Auxiliary.
Surviving are her husband, Earl J. Weiser, two step-sons, Robert of
Lykens and Ronald of Schuylkill Haven; a step-daughter, Judith Ann Blank
of Little River, S.C.; and three sisters, Sophia Sue Korab of Reinerton,
Mary Buren of Frackville and Anna Panikarchuck of Kulpmont.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Runchock.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, March 5 at 2 p.m. at John
R. Shultz Funeral Home in Lykens. Visitation will be from noon until 2
p.m., prior to the services. Burial will be in Calvary United Methodist
Cemetery in Wiconisco.
Millersburg - William Ebright, 86, a resident of Susquehanna Lutheran
Village, died Wednesday, Feb. 26 at the home.
He was a retried jet engine mechanic for the former Olmstead Air Force
Base and formerly worked for TRW as a quality control inspector.
He was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II and was a member
of the American Legion in Millersburg and the VFW in New Cumberland.
He was of the Lutheran faith.
He was the widower of Pauline Z. Ebright and also preceded in death
by a son, Donald N. Ebright.
Surviving are a brother and sister, James Ebright and Mary Ellen Klinger,
both of Millersburg.
Graveside services will be held Wednesday, March 5 at ll a.m. at East
Memorial contributions may be made to the Ned Smiths Center for Nature
and Art in Millersburg.
Zimmerman Auer Funeral Home in Harrisburg is in charge of arrangements.
Harold F. Fetterhoff
Tower City - Harold F. "Chick" Fetterhoff, 83, of 10763 Clarks Valley
Rd., formerly of Lykens, died Thursday, Feb. 27 at his home.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of Liberty
Hose Company No. 2 in Lykens.
Surviving are a companion, Joyce Hoffman; two daughters, Judith A.
Paul of York and Sharon L. Ibberson of Lancaster; a sister, Vivian A. Scheib
of Millersburg; and six grandchildren.
Memorial services were held March 3 at John R. Shultz Funeral Home
in Lykens. Burial was in Riverview Memorial Gardens in Halifax.
C. Leonard Williamson
Valley View - C. Leonard "Pete" Williamson, 74, of 11 N. Vista Rd.,
died Saturday, March 1 at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Pottsville.
Born March 22, 1928 in Valley View, he was the son of the late James
R. and Minnie Schoffstall Williamson and was a 1945 graduate of the former
Hegins Twp. High School.
He was a retired coal miner for Kocher Coal Company in Valley View
and also worked as a self-employed coal miner.
Surviving are his wife Shirley Clauser Williamson; and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Elvin and Alfred.
Memorial services will be held Saturday, March 8 at 11 a.m. at Buffington-Reed
Funeral Home in Valley View. Burial will be at the convenience of the family
in St. Andrew's Cemetery in Valley View.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association.
Joseph M. O'Neill
Lykens - Joseph M. "Joey" O'Neill, infant son of Wayne and Jackie Wingert
O'Neill and brother of Logan O'Neill, 524 Main St., died Thursday, Feb.
27 at Harrisburg Hospital.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Joseph F. Wingert
and his uncle, Steven M. O'Neill.
Surviving, in addition to his parents and brother, are maternal grandparents,
Eugene and Dorothy Bohner of Lakeland, Fla.; paternal grandparents, James
and Grace O.Neill of Lykens; maternal great-grandmother; Betty Deiter of
Millersburg; and paternal great-grandparents, Ernest and Orpha Weist of
Graveside services were held at the convenience of the family at Maple
Grove Cemetery in Elizabethville.
John R. Shultz Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
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