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LAWRENCE A. HOFF
  Lawrence A. "Larry" Hoff, 64, of Liverpool RR 1 died Saturday, Sept. 2, 2000 in RiverWoods, Lewisburg.
  He was born Aug. 9, 1936 in Moorehead, Minn. to the late Henry "Hank" and Lila (Fevig) Hoff.
  He worked for American Homes Technology, Hometown, and was CFO for Apex Homes, Middleburg, and had worked for Kegel Sign and Cook Sign companies; a 1954 graduate of Moorehead High School, Moorehead State College and Interstate Business School; served in the Air National Guard for 30 years, achieving the rank of major; played fast-pitch softball, golf and bowled; a Boy Scout and Cub Scout leaders and helped organize Little League in Fargo, N.D.; a member of Jaycees and Lions, and Trinity Lutheran Church, Moorehead, and its choir, taught Sunday school, was an elder in Hazelton Presbyterian Church and attended Beaver Lutheran Church.
  Surviving are his wife of nearly 39 years, Barbara Coleman Hoff; three sons, David and Larry, both at home, and Mike of Texas; and a brother, Richard of Eagan, Minn.
  Services were held Sept. 8 in Beaver Lutheran Church with the Rev. Stanley D. Reep officiating. Burial was in Liverpool Union Cemetery with military honors.
  Garman Funeral Home, Mt. Pleasant Mills, handled arrangements.

CHRISTINE R. HOHENSHILT
  Christine R. Hohenshilt, 79, of Millerstown RR 2 died Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2000 in Perry Village Nursing Home, New Bloomfield.
  She was born Sept. 6, 1921 in Millerstown.
  She retired from the former Navy Ships Parts Control Center, Mechanicsburg; was a member of St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Lewistown, and the Newport Women's Club; and enjoyed playing bridge, making dolls and gardening.
  She was the widow of George E. Hohenshilt.
    Surviving are two sons, David E. of the Lehigh Valley and George E. of York; a daughter, Jean Tuzinski of Millerstown; a sister, Janet Swartz of York; and five grandchildren.
  A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Jan. 6, in Highland Presbyterian Church, Newport. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.
  Myers Funeral Home, Newport, is handling arrangements.
  Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 21 S. Main St., Lewistown 17044-2116. 

HELEN E. HOLLENBAUGH
  Helen E. Hollenbaugh, 68, of Newport RR 3 died Thursday, Oct. 26, 2000 in Harrisburg Hospital.
  She was born Sept. 9, 1932 to the late Walter and Blanche (Smith) Roberts.
  She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Ickesburg.
  She was the widow of Glenn W. Hollenbaugh Sr. 
  Surviving are a son, Glenn W. Jr. of Newport RR 3; a daughter, Beverly A. Reisinger of Wila; a brother, John W. Roberts of Newport RR 3; three sisters, Jane A. Serfass of Newport RR 2, Nancy L. Swartz of Newport and Patricia J. Roberts of Newport RR 3; and two grandchildren.
Services were held Oct. 28 in Newport Assembly of God with the Revs. Gary Bellis, Karen Easterly and Tony Hill officiating. Burial was in Eshcol Cemetery. 
  Myers Funeral Home, Newport, handled arrangements.
  Memorial contributions may be made to the Helen E. Hollenbaugh Fund, c/o PNC Bank, Center Square, Newport 17074. 

LORETTA B. HOOD
  Loretta Beatrice "Tod" Hood, 81, of New East Street, Freeburg, died Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2000 in Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg.
  She was born Dec. 22, 1918 in New Berlin to the late Arthur "Barney" and Iva P. (Spangler) Solomon. 
  She had owned Hood's Tavern in Freeburg with her late husband and also had been employed at L'Aiglon in Northumberland, Hotel Middleburger in Middleburg, Nite Kraft, and seasonally at Quarryville Canning Co. in Middleburg; attended St. Peter's Lutheran Church; was an accomplished cook and enjoyed reading.
  She was the widow of L. Alton "Hoodie" Hood, who died July 1, 1989.
  Surviving are three sons, William R. Klinger and Paul E. Hood, both of Middleburg, and George E. Pennebaker of Millerstown RR 2; four daughters, Pat L. Holmes of Liverpool, Janet Williams of Sunbury, Lois A. Wirt of Northumberland and Betty G. Clark of Millersburg; 25 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren.
  She was preceded in death by a son, Richard D. Sr. in 1993; a brother, Earl E. Solomon in 1989; a grandson, Daniel Hood in 1981; and a granddaughter, Sherry Swank in 1982.
  Services were held Oct. 27 in Garman Funeral Home, Mount Pleasant Mills, with the Rev. Kathleen M. Kinney officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery, Freeburg.

NORMA Z. HOOVER
  Norma Z. Hoover, 70, of Duncannon RR 4, formerly of Honaman House, Thompsontown, died Monday, Oct. 23, 2000 in the Camp Hill Care Center. 
  She was born Jan. 14, 1930 in Benvenue, Dauphin County, to the late Erma (Lukens) Seiler.
  She was a self-employed seamstress and a Catholic.
  Surviving are two brothers, Ronald E. and Lee E. Seiler Jr., both of Duncannon RR 4.
  Smith Funeral Home, Duncannon, handled arrangements.

HELEN E. HOSTETTER
  Helen E. Hostetter, 72, of New Germantown, died Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2000 in Carlisle Hospital.
  She was born Dec. 25, 1927 at Loysville RR 1 to the late Roscoe and Alice (Smith) Flickinger. 
  She was retired from Proberty Enterprises, Blain, and was an employee of the former Bedford Shoe Company and former Carlisle Tire & Rubber, both of Carlisle; and a member of New Germantown United Methodist Church, Blain Fire Company and Blain Ambulance Club.
  She was the widow of Richard L. Hostetter.
  Surviving are a daughter, Linda K. Gilbert of Carlisle; two sons, Ronnie L. of Enola and Rickie L. of Blain; a sister, Ferne V. Henry of Carlisle; three grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
  Services were held Nov. 24 in Nickel Funeral Home, Loysville, with the Rev. John Semple officiating. Burial was in Blain Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to her church, c/o Denise Kuhn, treasurer, RR 1, Box 246A, Blain 17006. 

GLENN V. HOWELL JR.
  Glenn V. Howell Jr., 62, of Camp Hill died Friday, Feb. 4, 2000 at home.
  He was born May 25, 1937 in McAllen, Texas to the late Glenn Vern and Bertha Marie (Peck) Howell Sr.
  He was educated in the Texas schools.
  He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1955 and served in the Korean and Vietnam wars. He received numerous awards including the National Defense service medal, the Vietnam service medal with one Silver Star, the Vietnam campaign medal, three air medals, the Armed Forces expeditionary Medal (Korea), two Navy unit commendations, the RVN meritorious unit citation and the RVN meritorious unit citation. He was honorably discharged Sept. 23, 1975 with the rank of chief petty officer.
  He also worked as an auto mechanic for several companies.
  He was a Baptist and enjoyed football and the computer.
  He was the widower of Maxine Eula Cagle Howell, who died April 28, 1998.
  Surviving are a daughter, Glenna-Jo Gelnett with whom he lived; a sister, Dixie Lee Gilbert of Charleston, S.C.; and three grandsons, Christopher Grant Gelnett, Jonathan Glenn Gelnett and Benjamin Thomas Max Gelnett.
  Services will be held at 8 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 9, at the George P. Garman Funeral Home, 606 N. Front St., Liverpool, with the Rev. Joel Smith officiating. Burial will be at a later date.
  Viewing will be held from 7 p.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. A military memorial service will be conducted at 8:30 p.m. by the Liverpool American Legion at the funeral home.
  Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society Research Division, Central Susquehanna Unit, 1948 E. 3rd St., Williamsport 17701-3945.

DAVID L. JEFFRIS
  David L. Jeffris, 75, of Broadway Avenue, Duncannon, formerly of Bayonne, N.J., died Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2000 at home.
  He was born Oct. 9, 1925 in Oneida, N.Y., to the late Fred and Mabel (Woodbury) Jeffris.
  He was a former employee of the Postal Service and Scott Printing Co., both in New Jersey; an Army veteran of World War II; and a member and pianist of Duncannon Assembly of God.
  He was the widower of Estelle Jeffris.
  Surviving are three brothers, Robert of Canastota, N.Y., Glen of Sherrill, N.Y., and Donald of Spring Hill, Fla.; and a sister, Agnes of Utica, N.Y.
  Graveside services were held Nov. 27 in Bay View Cemetery, Jersey City, N.J., with the Rev. Dale Rosenberger officiating. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m., Dec. 2, in his church.
  Smith Funeral Home, Duncannon, is handling arrangements.
  Memorial contributions may be made to his church, 500 N. High St., Duncannon 17020.

ROBERT H. JONES
  Robert H. Jones, 72, of Old State Road, Shermans Dale, died Saturday, Dec. 16, 2000 at home.
 He was born Jan. 5, 1928 in Hampden Twp., Cumberland County, to the late William and Elizabeth (Rife) Jones. 
  He retired as a machinist from Conrail with 41 years of service; had worked for Locust Point Stone Quarries and Snelbaker Manufacturing Co.; and was a member of Shermans Dale Seventh-Day Adventist Church.
  Surviving are his wife of 50 years, Mildred B. Swartz Jones; three sons, Robert C. of New Bloomfield, Thomas E. of Shermans Dale and Alan L. of Elliottsburg; a daughter, Donna M. Derr of Berrysburg; two brothers, William M. and Edward M., and a sister, Helen V. Volgelsong, all of Carlisle; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
  Services were held Dec. 20 in Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, Carlisle, with the Rev. Dean Heisey officiating. Burial was in Longsdorf Cemetery, Silver Spring Twp.

KENNETH A. KAPP
  Kenneth A. Kapp, 66, of Railroad Street, Duncannon, formerly of Palmyra and Hershey, died Thursday, Jan. 13, 2000 in Hershey Medical Center.
  He was a heavy equipment operator with Operating Engineers Local 542; had worked for Tioga Hammond Dams, Tioga, and Millard Quarry, Annville; was a Navy veteran of the Korean War; and a member of American Legion Post 340, Duncannon, Central Pennsylvania Houndsmen's Club, New Bloomfield, and the Swatara Beagle Club; and a canteen member of VFW Post 255.
  Surviving are his wife, Marguerite "Peggy" Snyder Kapp; four sons, Christopher J. of Middletown, Joseph A. of Newport, Kenneth W. of Duncannon and Thomas E. of Shirley, Mass.; a daughter, Kathleen Miller of Duncannon; a sister, Lettie Gingrich of Hershey; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
  Services were held Jan. 18 in Rothermel Funeral Home, Palmyra. Burial was in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.
  Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, Capital Region Unit, 1500 N. Second St., Harrisburg 17102.

FRANCIS KELLER
  Francis "Pat" Keller, 56, of Shermans Dale died Friday, Nov. 17, 2000 in Carlisle Hospital.
  He worked for Sunoco, Mechanicsburg, and was a member of Atlantic Independent Union.
  Surviving are his wife, Lin J. Boose Keller; a son, Jeffrey of Hummelstown; a daughter, Tracy Troutman of Harrisburg; his parents, Earl and Blanche Schell Keller of Annville; two brothers, Earl and Robert, both of Annville; a sister, Sandy Young of Myerstown; and a granddaughter.
  Services were held Nov. 21 in Malpezzi Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg.
  Memorial contributions may be made to Four Diamonds Fund, Box 852, Hershey 17033.

WAYNE E. KELLER
  Wayne E. Keller, 72, a resident at Perry Village Nursing Home, New Bloomfield, and formerly of Creek Road, Shermans Dale, died Monday, Oct. 23, 2000 at Perry Village.
  He was born Oct. 16, 1928 in Marysville to the late Howard and Pearl (Barninger) Keller.
  He retired as a lieutenant with the security division of Bethlehem Steel; was a former Carroll Twp. supervisor and constable, and Perry County deputy sheriff; a life member and former treasurer of Shermans Dale Fire Company; and a member of Pisgah United Methodist Church, Shermans Dale, Adams Lodge F&AM, New Bloomfield, Shermans Dale Ambulance Association and Harrisburg Consistory. 
  Surviving are his wife of 53 years, Lona Brown Keller; three sons, Richard "Rick," Bradley L. and Tim E., all of Shermans Dale; a sister, Viola Bair of Camp Hill; four grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
  He was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Sheila Keller.
  Services were held Oct. 26 in his church with the Rev. Lloyd Shellenberger officiating. Burial was in Youngs Cemetery, Shermans Dale. 
  Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, Carlisle, handled arrangements.
  Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Building 2, Suite 321, 2001 N. Front St., Harrisburg 17102.

GEORGE G. KESSLER
  George G. Kessler, 79, of New Germantown died Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2000 at home from an accidental gunshot wound.
  He was born Sept. 1, 1921 at Loysville RR 1 to the late Clarence and Annie (Fetro) Kessler.
  He was retired from Bethlehem Steel, Steelton, and was an employee of the former Pennsylvania Department of Forest and Waters, the former Carlisle Tire & Rubber, Carlisle, and a farmer; a graduate of the former Blain Vocational High School; an Air Force veteran of World War II, receiving three Bronze Stars; and a member of New Germantown United Methodist Church, United Steel Workers Local 1688, American Legion Post 232, Dry Run, North American Hunting Club, Gun Owners of America, Second Amendment Foundation, National Rifle Association and Wildlife Forever.
  Surviving are his wife, Ruth H. Sanderson Kessler; a son, Michael D. of New Germantown; five daughters, Eileen M. Mayfield of New Bloomfield, Georgia H. Connell of Leonia, N.J., Lorene A. Caldwell of New Germantown, Cherie L. Vogelsong of Shermans Dale and Marla D. Gates of Duncannon; a brother, David Kessler of Landisburg; a sister, Florence McCartan of Allentown; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
  Services were held Dec. 15 in Nickel Funeral Home, Loysville, with the Rev. Roz Mason officiating. Burial was in Blain Cemetery.
  Memorial contributions may be made to his church, c/o Denise Kuhn, treasurer, RR 1, Box 246A, Blain 17006.

VIRGINIA A. KESSLER
  Virginia A. Kessler, 54, of Blain RR 1 died Sunday, Nov. 19, 2000 in Carlisle Hospital.
  She was born May 24, 1946 at Bloomsburg to Elsie E. Swank Amig of Blain RR 1 and the late Harold L. Amig.
  She was employed by Econo Lodge, Carlisle, and formerly employed by Plain & Fancy, Manheim, and at a drugstore in Bloomsburg; a graduate of Manheim Central High School; and a member of Manassa Community Church, Blain RR 1, Blain Lions Club, Blain Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary and the Blain Ambulance Club.
  In addition to her mother, surviving are her husband, Ralph C. Kessler; two brothers, William H. Amig and Terry L. Amig, both of Elizabethtown; two sisters, Mary Lee R. Crowl of Elysburg and Josephine I. Rouss of Manheim; and several nieces and nephews.
  Services were held Nov. 22 in Nickel Funeral Home, Loysville, with the Rev. William H. Bernhisel officiating. Burial was in Blain Cemetery.
  Memorial contributions may be made to the Blain Lions Club, Blain 17006, or her church, c/o Joanne E. Fisher, treasurer, RR 2, Box 207, Loysville 17047.

HELEN E. KETTERING
  Helen E. Kettering, 91, of Loysville RR 2 died Sunday, Sept. 10, 2000 in the Todd Home, Carlisle.
  She was born July 5, 1909 at Butler to the late Robert and Grizella (Greer) McFarland.
  She was a registered nurse at Butler Memorial Hospital, Butler, where she attended nursing school; a dietician at Beaver Valley General Hospital, New Brighton; former volunteer aide at Blain Elementary School; and a member of Sandy Hill United Church of Christ, Loysville RR 1, where she was a former consistory member.
  She was the widow of Herman F. Kettering.
  Surviving are a daughter, Kay L. Lyons of Loysville RR 2; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
  Services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 14, in Nickel Funeral Home, Loysville, with the Rev. Paula C. Ouderkirk and Muriel Bronakowski officiating. Burial will be in Blain Cemetery, Blain RR 1.
  Viewing will be from 7 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, and 10 to 11 a.m., Thursday, at the funeral home.
  Memorial contributions may be made to her church, c/o Carol Ann O'Toole, RR 1, Box 324, Loysville 17047.

VINCE H. KEYWORTH
  Vince H. "Buck" Keyworth, 67, of Mountain View Road, Shermans Dale, died Saturday, Sept. 30, 2000 at home.
  He was born in Jackson Hole, Wyo., to the late Clifford J. and Louise G. (Winters) Keyworth.
  He was a retired professional cowboy and rodeo rider; an Army veteran of the 82nd Airborne and served in the Korean War.
  Surviving are his wife, Barbara Keyworth; two sons, Greg of New York and Mark of North Carolina; a daughter, Lori Dorrs of Arizona; two brothers, Gary Keyworth of Newport and Gene Pratt of New Hampshire; a sister, Sharon Sikes of Shermans Dale; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
  Services were held Oct. 2 in Boyer Funeral Home, New Bloomfield, with the Rev. N. Jefferson Brewster officiating. Burial will be in Colorado at the convenience of the family.

MYRTLE C. KIMMEL
  Myrtle C. Kimmel, 74, of W. Main Street, New Bloomfield, died Friday, April 7, 2000 in Harrisburg Hospital.
  She was born May 13, 1925 in Perry County to the late Earl and Lillian (Brunner) Kimmel.
  She retired from the state Bureau of Employment Security, and was a member of New Bloomfield United Methodist Church and Mahoney Rebekah Lodge 428.
Surviving are two brothers, Russel L. of New Bloomfield and Ralph C. of Elliottsburg; and four sisters, Mary E. Beard of Harrisburg, Sarah A. Reisinger of Mechancisburg, and Evelyn B. Baker and Ruth E. George, both of Duncannon.
  Rebekah rites, followed by services, were held April 11 in Myers Funeral Home, Newport, with the Rev. Patricia Woolever officiating. Burial was in Bloomfield Cemetery.

KENNETH C. KINT
  Kenneth C. Kint, 77, of Honey Grove died Thursday, Jan. 13, 2000 at home.
  He was born Feb. 24, 1922 in Honey Grove to the late James P. and Helen (Rhinesmith) Kint.
  He was a retired mechanic/parts manager for Norman D. Clark & Son Farm Equipment; a farmer; an Army veteran of World War II with the 461st Field Artillery, fighting in three battles including the Battle of the Bulge; former Tuscarora Twp. auditor and tax collector; served many years as vice president of the McCullochs Mills Cemetery Association; a member of Honey Grove United Methodist Church and its Sunday school where he served as superintendent for 30 years, East Waterford Fire Company & Ambulance, Beale Twp. Fire Company and American Legion Post 298, Mifflintown.
  Surviving are his wife of 52 years, Sarah Yohn Kint; a son, Perry R. of Honey Grove; a brother, Ralph G. Kint of Washingtonville, N.Y.; two grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; and a great-grandson.
  He was preceded in death by an infant daughter, four brothers, two sisters and a great-granddaughter.
  Services were held Jan. 16 in Henry Funeral Home, Honey Grove, with the Rev. Don Walters officiating. Burial will be in McCullochs Mills Cemetery.
  Memorial contributions may be made to Sun Home Hospice, 22 Hudson Ave., Lewistown 17044.

GLADYS B. KISTLER
  Gladys B. Kistler, 92, of Duncannon died Saturday, Jan. 29, 2000 in Polyclinic Hospital, Harrisburg.
  She was born Oct. 22, 1907 in Madison Twp. to the late John and Emma (Van Scyoc) Junkin.
  She was a member of Christ United Church of Christ, Duncannon.
  She was the widow of Joseph F. Kistler.
  Surviving are a son, Joseph A. of Duncannon; two daughters, Wilma I. Bixler of New Bloomfield and Donna R. Kistler of Duncannon; a sister, Helen Page of Camp Hill; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
  Services will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, Feb. 4, in Smith Funeral Home, Duncannon, with the Rev. Alan Foor officiating. Burial will be in St. Paul's Cemetery, Loysville.
  Viewing will be from noon to 1 p.m., Friday, at the funeral home.
  Memorial contributions may be made to her church, 212 N. High St., Duncannon 17020.

RUTH V. KITNER
  Ruth V. Kitner, 63, of Sleepy Hollow Road, Shermans Dale, died Monday, Sept. 11, 2000 in HealthSouth Rehabilitation Center, Mechanicsburg.
  She was a member of Pleasant Valley Brethren in Christ Church, Elliottsburg, and Central Perry Senior Citizens Center, New Bloomfield.
  She was the widow of Robert F. Kitner. 
 Surviving are two sons, Robert L. Sr. and Roy A., both of New Bloomfield; two daughters, Rebecca Noss of Shermans Dale and Rachel Kitner of Newville; two brothers, Benjamin Turnbaugh Jr. of Newport and William Turnbaugh of Carlisle; two sisters, Mary Smiley of Shermans Dale and Donna Stone of New Bloomfield; a half-sister, Betty Wallace of Shermans Dale; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
  Services were held Sept. 14 in her church. Burial was in Bloomfield Cemetery.
  Boyer Funeral Home, New Bloomfield, handled arrangements.

SARAH V. KLINE 
  Sarah V. Kline, 96, of E. McClure Street, New Bloomfield, died Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2000 at home. 
  She was born Aug. 19, 1904 in Dalmatia to the late Daniel A. and Julia (Radle) Kline. 
  She was a schoolteacher in Abington, Pa., Pensauken, N.J., and the former Tressler Orphans School in Loysville; a 1922 graduate of New Bloomfield High School and a 1926 graduate of Hood College, Frederick, Md.; and a member of Christ Lutheran Church, New Bloomfield. 
  Surviving are several nieces and nephews. 
  Graveside services were held Dec. 2 in Bloomfield Cemetery with the Rev. Anthony C. Hill officiating.  
  Boyer Funeral Home, New Bloomfield, handled arrangements.

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