|WALTER H. LAMONT
Walter H. Lamont, 89, formerly of Duncannon RR 2, died Sunday,
June 20, 1999 in Holy Spirit Hospital, Camp Hill.
He was born May 2, 1910 in Austin, Pa. to the late Harry H.
and Malinda (Doll) Lamont.
He retired from the Navy Ships Parts Control Center; was an
Army veteran of World War II; a member of DAV; and an avid hunter.
He was the widower of Nellie Lamont and Phoenie Lamont.
Surviving are four stepsons, Clarence Gable of Mount Holly,
N.J., Wilbur Hoffman of Camp Hill, Leo Hoffman of Mechanicsburg and Stephen
Hoffman of Swampscott, Mass., three stepdaughters, Louise Iddings of Texas,
Rebecca Danser of Mount Holly and Victoria VanCise of Lewisburg, Tenn.;
and several grandchildren, stepgrandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Thomas Lamont.
Services were held June 22 in Myers Funeral Home, Newport. Burial,
with military honors, was in Newport Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans,
Box 14301, Cincinnati, Ohio 45250.
ROXANN G. LANDIS
Roxann G. Landis, 35, of Main Street, Woodbury, formerly of
Perry County, died Sunday, Oct. 17, 1999 in University of Pittsburgh Medical
She was born Aug. 6, 1964 in Carlisle to Shirley Campbell Landis
of Millerstown RR 1 and the late Robert L. Landis.
She was a computer operator for National Imprint Corp., Claysburg;
a youth soccer coach and referee; a Lutheran; and a member of the Roaring
Springs Fire Company Auxiliary.
In addition to her mother, surviving are her husband, Richard
L. Oldham; two sons, Richard F. and Derek L. Oldham, both at home; and
three brothers, Terry L. Campbell and Perry E. Landis, both of Millerstown
RR 1, and Michael R. Landis of Leakesville, Miss.
Services were held Oct. 23 in Myers Funeral Home, Newport, with
the Rev. Sharon Erb officiating. Burial was Eshcol Cemetery, Millerstown
KATHRYN J. LAUVER
Kathryn J. "Kate" Lauver, 84, of Newport died Friday, Jan. 29,
1999 in Harrisburg Hospital.
She was born July 23, 1914 in Port Royal to the late James Nuel
and Mary Ann (Bell) Flickinger.
She retired from Pennsylvania Blue Shield; was a former employee
of Charles H. Burns Plumbing Contractors, Millerstown; a Methodist; and
enjoyed playing bingo.
She was the widow of Edward S. "Skip" Lauver.
Surviving are two sons, Donald O. Thompson of McAlisterville and George
E. Lauver of Concord, N.C.; three daughters, Mary Jane King of Carlisle,
Frances K. Lauver of Harrisburg and Dorothy J. Stuckey of Duncannon; two
brothers, Donald Flickinger of Spring Mills and Boyd Flickinger of Springtown;
several nieces and nephews; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Ruth Lauver Bechter,
and a grandson, Todd Stuckey.
Services were held Feb. 1 in Myers Funeral Home, Newport, with
her daughter, Mary Jane King, officiating. Burial was in Newport Cemetery.
PATSY A. LEITER
Patsy Ann Leiter, 65, of Duncannon died Sunday, March 14, 1999.
She was retired from the Susquenita School District and was
a member of Christ Lutheran Church, Duncannon.
Surviving are her husband, John B. Leiter; four daughters, Lorraine
Kay "Lori" Davidson of Burke, Va., Tami Sue Kearney of Duncannon, Jenny
Ann Tobias of Halifax and Kathy Lynn Leiter of Heidelberg, Germany; a sister,
Doris Sornberger of Marysville; and six grandchildren.
Private services were held at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to any medical research organization
ALBERT E. LIGHTNER
Albert E. Lightner, 73, of Loysville RR 1 died Saturday,
July 3, 1999 in Harrisburg Hospital.
He was born Feb. 27, 1926 to the late Albert A. and Freda (Bupp)
He was retired from the state; a veteran of World War II; and
a member of Newport VFW.
He was the widower of Eunice C. Lightner.
Surviving are two sons, Mark and Alan, both of Ickesburg; two
daughters, Melody Walborn of Newport and Delores Reisinger of Loysville;
a brother, Lawrence, and a sister, Janice Rowe, both of Harrisburg; 12
grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Services were held July 7 in Boyer Funeral Home, New Bloomfield,
with the Rev. Ronald Weigle officiating. Burial, with military honors,
was in Saville Cemetery.
Elizabeth "Libby" Lightner, 87, of Loysville RR 1 died Wednesday,
March 17, 1999 in Swaim Health Center, Newville.
She was born Sept. 27, 1911 in Juniata Twp., Huntingdon County,
to the late Joseph A. and Matilda M. (Hawn) Grubb.
She was a homemaker and a member of Centre Presbyterian Church,
Loysville RR 1.
She was the widow of Paul R. Lightner, who died April 24, 1989.
Surviving are a son, Paul A. of Derry, N.H.; two daughters,
Thelma G. Hutchinson of Newville and Gloria K. Hanehald of Clark, N.J.;
a brother, Floyd E. Grubb of Alexandria, Pa.; two sisters, Helena M. Secrest
of Mount Union and Geraldine M. Morningstar of Huntingdon; four grandchildren;
and five great-grandchildren.
Services were held March 20 in Nickel Funeral Home, Loysville,
with the Rev. Kenneth Osborne officiating. Burial was in Blain Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Association,
600 N. 12th St., Suite 5, Lemoyne 17043, or her church, RR 1, Box 98-G,
BEATRICE I. LITTLE
Beatrice Irene Little, 89, of N. Sixth Street, Newport, died
Monday, March 22, 1999 in Kinkora Pythian Home, Duncannon.
She was born Nov. 11, 1909 in Newport to the late Arnold and
Minnie Viola (Hughes) Little.
She was a 1928 graduate of Newport High School; a lifelong member
of Incarnation United Church of Christ, Newport; and a retired employee
of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; and enjoyed being a hostess to friends.
Surviving is a half-brother, Ralph Little of Watsontown, and
several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Margaret Knarr.
Services were held March 25 in Boyer Funeral Home, New Bloomfield,
with the Rev. A.O. Magill officiating. Burial was in Newport Cemetery.
ALBERT J. LONG
Albert J. "Jack" Long, 73, of Port Royal RR 1 died Monday, March
8, 1999 in Hershey Medical Center.
He was born May 8, 1925 in Spruce Hill Twp., Juniata County,
to the late Lewis L. and Blanche (Bailor) Long.
He was a self-employed carpenter and farmer; an Army veteran
of World War II; and a member of Lower Tuscarora Presbyterian Church, Academia.
Surviving are his wife, Florence Nipple Long; two daughters,
Barbara Maxton of Ickesburg and Carol Adams of York; two brothers, Raymond
T. Sr. and Larry L., both of Port Royal; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services were held March 12 in his church with the Revs. Edward
Trask and Harold Imes officiating. Burial was in Old Church Hill Cemetery.
Henry Funeral Home, Honey Grove, handled arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society,
Mifflin-Juniata Chapter, 112 N. Wayne St., Lewistown 17044.
WAYNE W. LUKENS
Wayne W. Lukens, 53, of Berlin Trailer Court, Benton,
formerly of Dauphin, died Friday, July 23, 1999 in Berwick Hospital Center.
He was a self-employed mechanic and a member of Berwick Moose
and Eagles club.
Surviving are a companion, Glenda L. Ridall Reese, with whom
he lived; a son, Wayne Jr. of Duncannon; a daughter, Jennie Lukens of Duncannon;
a stepdaughter, Marian Reese of Benton; a stepson, Donald Reese of Benton;
and a stepgrandson.
Services were private.
Kriner Funeral Home, Benton, handled arrangements.
GEORGE A. LYONS
George A. Lyons, 46, of Fulton, Mo., died Tuesday, Dec. 14,
1999 at home.
He was born Jan. 27, 1953 in Perry County to Elizabeth Hench
Lyons of Elliottsburg and the late Dean Lyons.
He had been employed by campus facilities at the University
of Missouri since Feb. 25, 1985; was a graduate of Newport High School
and Lebanon Valley College; a charter member of Mid Missouri Civil War
Round Table; a longtime member of the Harrisburg Civil War Round Table;
and enjoyed motorcycling, traveling, history and University of Missouri
In addition to his mother, surviving are his wife, Linn Wenger
Lyons; his stepfather, Dale Hench of Elliottsburg, and a sister and brother-in-law,
Tana and Ralph Parrett of Elizabethtown.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Alice Jean Knouse.
Services will be held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 28, at Messiah
Lutheran Church, Elliottsburg.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society/Coaches
vs. Cancer, 33 E. Broadway, Suite 100, Columbia, Mo. 65203.
STELLA C. MCCOY
Stella C. McCoy, 93, of Stonebridge Nursing and Rehabilitation
Center, Duncannon, and formerly of Loysville, died Sunday, Nov. 14, 1999
at the center.
She was born Dec. 7, 1905 in Spring Twp. to the late Harry W.
and Linnie (Baker) Neely.
She was a member of Tressler Memorial Lutheran Church, Loysville,
and its Ladies Aid Society, and a former member of the adult Sunday school
She was the widow of John W. McCoy, who died Jan. 20, 1989.
Surviving are two daughters, Jean L. McMahon of Mountville and
Patricia A. Long of Elliottsburg; a sister, Dorothy Haines of Prescott,
Ariz.; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 18, in Nickel
Funeral Home, Loysville, with the Rev. Donald March officiating. Burial
will be in Restland Cemetery, Loysville.
Viewing will from 10 to 11 a.m., Thursday, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Pinnacle Health Hospice,
3705 Elmwood Drive, Harrisburg 17110.
JAMES O. MILLER SR.
James O. Miller Sr., 65, of Millerstown RR 1 died Thursday,
July 29, 1999 at home.
He was born Feb. 22, 1934 in Harrisburg to the late Laverne
A. and Rebecca (Palm) Miller.
He was retired from Big A Auto Parts; a former employee of Kayser
and Alleman of Harrisburg; a former member of St. Margaret Mary Catholic
Church of Penbrook and Penbrook VFW; a member of St. Bernard Roman Catholic
Church of New Bloomfield, Penbrook Fire Company, Millerstown Moose 925;
and enjoyed hunting, fishing and country music.
Surviving are his wife, Donna Bastardi Miller; a son, James
O. Jr. of Penbrook; three daughters, Donna Conrad, Tammy Hoover and Kim
Watts, all of Mechanicsburg; a brother, Larry L. of Landisburg; a sister,
Jean L. Lucero of Steelton; six grandchildren; and three stepgrandchildren.
Mass of Christian Burial was held Aug. 2 in his church with
Father Robert Sharman officiating. Burial was in Riverview Cemetery, Millerstown.
Myers Funeral Home, Newport, handled arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to his church, W. McClure
Street, New Bloomfield 17068, or American Cancer Society, 1500 N. Second
St., Harrisburg 17102.
JOHN F. MILLER
John F. Miller, 75, of Sixth Street, Newport, died Wednesday,
Nov. 3, 1999 in Polyclinic Hospital, Harrisburg.
He was born Feb. 15, 1924 in Liverpool to Esther (Lower) Miller
of Duncannon and the late Albert S. Miller.
He was a former employee of the Navy Ships Parts Control Center,
Mechanicsburg, and last worked for the consulting firm of Booz-Allen and
Hamilton in Harrisburg; attended Liverpool High School; an Army veteran
of World War II; and a member of Lost Creek Presbyterian Church, McAlisterville,
F&AM Lodge 381, Newport, and the Harrisburg Con-sistory.
In addition to his mother, surviving are his wife of 52 years, Ruth
Lowe Miller; one son, Stephen J. of Newport; six brothers, Fred of Marysville,
Ronald, Richard and Gerald, all of Liverpool, Lewis of Millerstown and
Dennis of Palmyra; four sisters, Sarah Reinard, Dorothy Leach and Floranna
Leach, all of Port Trevorton, and Nancy Willard of Liverpool.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Barry, and two sisters,
Geraldine Lower and Marilyn Schrader.
Services were held Nov. 6 in Garman Funeral Home, Liverpool,
with the Rev. Graham C. Fowler officiating. Burial was in Bucks United
Methodist Cemetery, Newport RR 1.
Memorial contributions may be made to his church, P.O. Box 91,
RALPH E. MORRISON
Ralph E. Morrison, 54, of Elliottsburg RR 2 died Thursday, Sept.
30, 1999 in Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon.
He was born Oct. 3, 1944 at Elliottsburg to the late Clyde R.
and Barbara L. (Foose) Morrison.
He was a painter for Local 411, Harrisburg, and a member of
the Blain Sportsman's Club, North American Fisherman's Association, and
a social member of American Legion Post 177, Newport, Marysville VFW Post
882 and Loyal Order of Moose 925, Millerstown.
Surviving are his wife, Doreen E. Gutshall Morrison; one son,
Daniel E. of Shermans Dale; one daughter, Ranee E. of Landisburg; one brother,
Keith Morrison of Landisburg; and two grandchildren.
Services were held Oct. 4 in Nickel Funeral Home, Loysville,
with the Rev. John S. Kipp officiating. Burial was in Blain Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Blain Sportsman's Club,
JOSEPH H. MYERS
Joseph H. Myers, 33, of Newport RR 4 died Wednesday, Jan. 6,
1999 at home.
He was born March 15, 1965 in Camp Hill.
He was an employee of Ingram Micro in Harrisburg; a graduate
of Cretemonee High School, Monee, Ill.; a member of Central Pennsylvania
Rock and Mineral Club; attended Highland Presbyterian Church, Newport;
and enjoyed hunting, fishing and metal-detecting. Surviving are a son,
Samuel T. of Shermans Dale; his mother, Muriel "Betty" McVey Myers, with
whom he lived; a brother, William R. Jr. of York, S.C.; and two sisters,
Linda L. Zentz of San Diego and Dawn D. Pohl of Farmville, Va.
He was preceded in death by his father, William R. Myers Sr.
Services were held Jan. 8 in Myers Funeral Home, Newport, with
the Rev. Crea Clark officiating. Burial was in Newport Cemetery.
KENNETH R. MYERS
Kenneth R. Myers, 86, formerly of Millerstown, died Saturday,
Sept. 18, 1999 in the Church of God Home, Carlisle.
He was born June 19, 1913 in Centre Twp. to the late John F.
and Esther (Rudy) Myers.
He was a retired postmaster; managed several A&P grocery
stores including ones in Newport and Millerstown; an Army veteran of World
War II, serving with the 88th Infantry in Italy; a charter member of VFW
Post 5049; a member and former deacon of Central Baptist Church, Millerstown
RR 1; a life member of F&AM Lodge 319, New Bloomfield; and formerly
active in Meals-on-Wheels, Millerstown, Riverview Cemetery Association,
Senior Citizens of Millerstown and Perry Human Services.
He was the widower of Margaret Doughton Myers.
Surviving are two sons, K. Duane of Carlisle and David D. of
Boca Raton, Fla.; two sisters, Virginia Lesh of Newport and Dora Lawhead
of Clearfield; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
Services were held Sept. 21 in his church with the Rev. Robert
Meyer officiating. Burial was in Riverview Cemetery, Millerstown.
Myers Funeral Home, Newport, handled arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to his church, P.O. Box 234,
Millerstown 17062, or any charity.
MARGARET S. MYERS
Margaret S. Myers, 99, of W. McClure St., New Bloomfield, died
Tuesday, Dec. 14, 1999 at home.
She was a native of Manassa, Blain RR 1.
She was the widow of Charles H. Myers.
Surviving are a son, Roy of Enola; a daughter, Margaret McBride,
with whom she lived; two grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; four
great-great-grandchildren; and a great-great-great-grandchild.
Services were held in Boyer Funeral Home, New Bloomfield. Burial
was in Stone Church Cemetery, Silver Spring Twp.
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