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Aldas L. “Pete” Carpenter Sr.
Aldas L. “Pete” Carpenter Sr., 84, of 6200 S. Route 220 Highway, Linden, died Friday, Aug 11, 2000, at Manor Care Health Services. He and his wife, the former Helen Doebler, observed their 33rd wedding anniversary June 23. He was an inspector for Textron Lycoming for 28 years. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a life member of Woodward Township Fire Co. He enjoyed farming. Born March 26, 1916, in Linden, he was a son of William and Florence Waltz Carpenter. Surviving, besides his wife, are two daughters, Patricia Lehman of Oriole and Pamela Meixel; two sons, Aldas Jr. of Rauchtown and Franklin of Jersey Shore; two sisters, Ruth Smith and Bertha Palmeter, both of Linden; a brother, William F. of Linden; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, John; and two sisters, Marintha Wagner and Ethel Knauss. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Sander’s, 821 Diamond St., with the Rev. Judi Hulslander, of Pine Run United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Woodward Township Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday. 

Lucy I. Curchoe Dietrick 
Lucy I. Curchoe Dietrick, 89, of 1409 Hepburn St. died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2000. She and her husband, Harry A. Dietrick, observed their 66th wedding anniversary June 16. She was co-founder of Curchoe’s food stores with her mother and three brothers. They opened their first store in the 1930s and she retired in 1982 when the last of the markets were sold. She was a volunteer at Divine Providence Hospital. She was a member of Messiah Lutheran Senior Citizens group. A member of St. Boniface Catholic Church, she was a past member of Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court of Our Lady of Victory 532. Born Sept. 4, 1910, in this city, she was a daughter of Royal S. and Josephine Cosentine-Donato Curchoe. Surviving, besides her husband, are four daughters, Carol J. Sortman and Joan J. Sortman, both of this city, Dr. Lucille A. of Cleveland, Tenn. and Debbie D. Anthony of Northampton; two sons, Harry A. Jr. of this city and Louis R. of Tucson, Ariz.; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by an infant son, Joseph F.; an infant grandson; four brothers, Ernest F. Eugene A., Carl A. and Lawrence S. Curchoe; and two sisters, Rose and Adaline. A Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, in the church, 326 Washington Blvd., with Msgr. Stephen D. McGough, as celebrant. Burial will be in St. Boniface Cemetery. Friends may call at Crouse’s, 133 E. Third St. from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. 

Mildred C Fox 
Mildred C. Fox, 83, formerly of Mackeyville, died Thursday, Aug. 10, 2000 at Mayfair Valley Retirement Center, Columbus, Ohio. Her husband Thomas A. Fox died Dec. 18, 1994. She was a homemaker. Born Oct. 9, 1916, in Mackeyville, she was a daughter of James T. and Carrie Jones Walizer. Surviving are a daughter, Shirley Funt of Columbus, Ohio; a sister, Nellie Hayes of Mingoville; two brothers, Harry Walizer of Zion and Grant Walizer of Nazareth; and two grandchildren. The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Wetzler’s, 320 Main St., Mill Hall, with the Rev. Thomas Jones officiating. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Mill Hall. Friends may call at the funeral home from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Sunday. 

Robert Dale Harris 
Robert Dale Harris Sr., 59, of HCR 80, Lock Haven, died Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2000, at Walton Medical Center, Monroe, Ga. He and his wife, the former Jennette J. Maines, observed their 41st wedding anniversary Jan. 24. He was employed by Reese Lumber for 20 years and American Lumber for 10 years. Born March 27, 1941, in this city, he was a son of Donald C. and Edna R. Ott Harris. Surviving, besides his wife, are four daughters, Betty R. Getgen of Jersey Shore, Robin K. Krape of Avis, Donna J. of Monroe and Lisa M. Douberman of Lock Haven; a son Robert Jr. of this city; a sister, Evelyn Baney of Lock Haven; a brother, Donald of Loganton; 14 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Welker’s, 125 N. Main St., Jersey Shore, with the Rev. John Baney, officiating. Burial will be in Rest Haven Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday. 

Glenn C Limbaugh 
MILTON — Glenn C. Limbaugh, 87, of Milton RR 2, died Thursday, Aug. 10, 2000, at Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg. His wife, the former Evelyn Bastian, died in July of 1997. He retired as owner and operator of the former Limbaugh Bakery, C&L Restaurant and was a partner of Timms Bakery Co., Lock Haven. Earlier in life he was a member of the Civilian Conservation Corps and was a baker at Stroehmann Bros., in this city. He was a member of Gideon’s International, Milton Lions Club and the chamber of commerce. He was a 50 year member of Bethany United Methodist Church, a trustee and auditor and a member of its finance board and Sunday school. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. He was a graduate of Jersey Shore High School. Born Jan. 30, 1913, in Jersey Shore, he was a son of Wilson and Rachel Cox Limbaugh. Surviving are three sons, the Rev. Glenn C. Jr. of Berwick, John W. of Sandpoint, Idaho and Don C. of Lock Haven; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Larry B. and a brother, Chester. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the church, with the Rev. Elwood E. Leigey. Burial will be in Sallasasburg Cemetery with military honors accorded by the combined veterans organizations. Friends may call at Shaw’s, 400 N. Front St., from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and at the church from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday. 

Wallace D Manuel 
WELLSBORO — Wallace D. Manuel, 78, of Wellsboro RR 5, died Friday Aug. 11, 2000, at home. He and his wife, the former Ethel MacKinney observed their 55th wedding anniversary in October. He was well known as “Whistling Wally Bird.” He and his wife opened Ethel & Wally’s Lucheonette and Deli, Maple Shade, N.J. he was the former owner and operator of Wellsboro Natural Foods Center. He was a member of the National Rifle Association. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He attended Independent Bible Church. Born Oct. 22, 1921, in Philadelphia, he was a son of Loren W. and Viola Hancheck Manuel. Surviving, besides his wife, are two daughters, Audrey M. Norton of Browns Mills, N.J. and Cheryl L. Garson of Bellmawr, N.J.; five grandsons; and a great-grandson. The funeral will be at noon Monday at Carleton’s, Route 6 East of Wellsboro, with the David Bliss officiating. Burial will be in Tioga County Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the funeral home from 10 a.m. to noon Monday. 

Alfred W Short 
Alfred W. Short, 61, of Austin Street, Wellsboro, died Thursday, August 10, 2000 at his home. He was married to Elaine A. Knaus Short for 30 years. He worked at the former Mergenthaler Linofilm retiring in 1983, and then was a self-employed data base programmer. He was a 1955 graduate of Liberty High School. He was a Methodist. He enjoyed golf, bowling, fishing, hunting and card playing. He was a member of the Wellsboro and Liberty Veterans of Foreign Wars, Tyoga Country Club and the Wellsboro Moose. He was an Air Force Veteran. Surviving, besides his wife, are three sons, Chris Maynard of Cranberry Township, Jeffrey and Jack Maynard, both of Palmyra, Va.; two daughters, Sheila Hansen of Dryden, N.Y. and Susan Zammer of New Ringgold; three sisters, Mary Kuryla of Seneca Falls, N.Y., Lynda Fogus of North East, and Bonnie of Wellsboro; a brother, Raymond of Ebensburg; a step-grandmother, Callie Butler of Wellsboro; and 13 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by three sisters, Edna Kelly, Iva More and Dorothy Haines. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Tussey Mosher’s, 139 Main Street, Wellsboro, with the Rev. Peter A. DeVantier officiating. Burial will be in the Tioga County Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m., Monday. 

Helen Weber 
RENOVO — Helen Weber, 82, of Kettle Creek, died Thursday, Aug. 10, 2000, at home. Her husband James E. Weber died March 27, 1990. She was a member of Daughters of the American Revolution. She was a member of Zion’s Evangelical Lutheran Church. She enjoyed fishing and bird watching. Born Aug. 23, 1917, in Renovo, she was a daughter of Harry E. and Anna Leahy Dickey. Surviving are three granddaughters, Linda Schmidt, Laura Fink and Rachael Goss; and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two daughters, Helen Schultz and Carol Carter; and infant son, Peter; two sisters, Jennie Proctor and Doris Dickey; and two brothers, Harry E. and John “Jack” Dickey. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Maxwells’, 205 Fifth St., with her pastor, the Rev. Steven Brauner, officiating. Burial will be in North Bend Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday. 

Lucy M White 
Lucy M. White, 84, of Waterloo, N.Y., mother of a city woman, died Friday, Aug. 11, 2000 at Seneca Nursing Home. She was the widow of Kenneth White. She was a homemaker. She was born in Dundee, N.Y., Feb. 14, 1916 a daughter of Burton and Saphronia Bump Wilcox. Surviving are three sons, George of Bluff Point, N.Y., John of Tocca, Ga. and Bill of Penn Yan, N.Y.; three daughters, Alice Wright of Stanley, N.Y., Arlene Watson of Dresdon, N.Y. and Betty Furman of this city; two brother, Ellory Wilcox of Caddo Mills, Texas and Dean Wilcox of Dade City, FLa.; a sister, Frances Gantz of Newark, N.Y.; 29 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Weldon’s, 102 E. Main St., Penn Yan, with the Rev. Robert Reagan, officiating. Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday and 1 to 2 p.m. Monday. 
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FUNERALS

FOX — Mildred C. Fox, formerly Mackeyville, 3 p.m. today, Wetzler’s, 320 Main St., Mill Hall. Visitation 1:30 to 3 p.m. Sunday.

DALKE — Thelma Rosencrans Smith Dalke, city native, 10 a.m. Monday, Rolling Green Memorial Gardens, Harrisburg area.

RICHARDSON — Kyle Richardson, Middlebury Center RR 2, 10 a.m. Monday, Tussey-Mosher’s, 149 Main St., Wellsboro. Visitation 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today.

SPACEK — Mary Elizabeth Spacek, Canton native, 10 a.m. Monday, St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Canton. Visitation 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday Morse and Kleese’s, 40 N. Center St., Canton, rosary 8:30. Prayers 9:30 a.m. Monday, church.

CARPENTER — Aldas L. “Pete” Carpenter Sr., Linden, 11 a.m. Monday, Sander’s, 821 Diamond St. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m.

MAGARGLE — Hazel M. Magargle, city, 11 a.m. Monday, Christian Church at Cogan Station, 5904 Lycoming Creek Road, Cogan Station. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m.

MANUEL — Wallace D. Manuel, of Wellsboro, noon Monday, Carleton’s, Route 6 East of Wellsboro. Visitation 10 a.m. to noon Monday.

HARRIS — Robert Dale Harris Sr., Lock Haven, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Welker’s, 125 N. Main St., Jersey Shore. Visitation 7 to 9 p.m. Monday.

SHORT — Alfred W. Short, Wellsboro, 11 a.m. Tuesday, Tussey Mosher’s, 139 Main Street, Wellsboro. Visitation 7 to 9 p.m., Monday.

LIMBAUGH — Glenn C. Limbaugh, Milton, 1 p.m. Tuesday, Bethany United Methodist Church, Milton. Visitation 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Shaw’s, 400 N. Front St., Milton and noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, church.


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