|Isabelle L. Dickey
LOCK HAVEN – Isabelle L. Dickey, 85, of 350 Herr St., Flemington died
Friday, Sept. 1, 2000 at her residence. She was the wife of Paul E. Dickey
who died in 1992. She was employed by Armature, Northeast Rebuilders and
Lock Haven Laundry. Born June 11, 1915 in Lock Haven, she was the daughter
of Frank and Mary Ellen Ross Sohmer. Surviving are a son, Gary Mancini
of Flemington; a daughter, Barbara Metzger of Willliamsport; a sister,
Lillian Sohmer of Lock Haven; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by Walker’s, 231 High St., Flemington.
Burial will be in Dunnstown Cemetery. There will be no visitation.
R. Kelts Dillman
WELLSBORO — R. Kelts Dillman, 83, died Thursday, Aug. 31, 2000, at
the Williamsport Hospital. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, the
former Claire VanNorman. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he served
in the European Theater of Operation as a medic, assigned to the 342nd
Combat Engineers. He participated in the Normandy invasion of France at
Omaha Beach and the Battle of the Bulge. Upon returning to Wellsboro, he
entered a business partnership with his father and brother selling farm
equipment with International Harvester Co. He retired from IDS/American
Express after 20 years of service as a financial planner. Dillman was a
member and served on the Vestry of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. He was
also a member of Ossea Lodge #317, F&AM, Coudersport Consistory and
the National Rifle Association. He was an avid outdoorsman. Born Sept.
18, 1916 in Westfield, he was the son of Carl H. and Mildred K. Dillman.
Surviving, in addition to his wife, are a daughter, Deborah D. Kear of
Mechanicsburg; a son, Gary K. of Sabinsville; four grandchildren, Jennifer
Anne and James Michael Kear, plus Terra Lee and Maegan Kelts Dillman; and
several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, Richard,
and a sister, Janet Kilbourne. The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday
at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Officiating will be Rev. Gregory P. Hinton.
Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Mansfield. Friends may call at Tussey-Mosher’s,
139 Main St., from 7-9 p.m. Monday. A Masonic Service will be held there
at 8:30 p.m. The family will provide the flowers.
Glenn W. Duck
LOCK HAVEN – Glenn W. Duck, 73, of 12 E. Church St., died Thursday,
Aug. 31, 2000, at Lock Haven Hospital. He and his wife Marie S. Sachetti
celebrated their 22nd wedding anniversary Oct. 26, 1999. He was employed
by Thompson Meats, Jersey Shore. Prior to that, he was employed as a meat
cutter and foreman at the former Winners Meat Market Packing Co. He was
a U.S. Army veteran. He attended Immaculate Conception Church. He was a
member of the Giosue Garducci Lodge 146 Sons of Italy; the American Legion
Post 0131, and the Castanea Fire Co. Surviving, besides his wife, are a
daughter, Patricia Glatz of New Providence; a son, Donald of Newnan, Ga.;
four granchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one stepgrandchild. He
was predeceased by a son, Glenny; a daughter, Holly Holderman; and a stepgranddaughter,
Pamela Mazzotta Kennedy. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. today at Moriarty-Dutcavich’s,
112 E. Church St., with the Rev. Monsignor Dennis R. Boggs of Immaculate
Conception Church, officiating Burial will be at the convenience of the
family St. Agnes Cemetery.
Connie L. Greenaway
Connie L. Greenaway, 52, of 2210 Mahaffey Lane died Thursday, Aug.
31, 2000, at her home. She was an office manager for Perciballi and Willliams
Law Firm. She was an avid bingo player. Born in this city, July 15, 1948,
she was a daughter of Victor E. and Doris E. Brown Hoffman Sr. Surviving
are three sons, Donald A. Jr. of this city, Shane A. and Chad L. Everett
Greenaway both of Richmond, Va., and six grandchildren. She was preceded
in death by a brother, Victor E. Hoffman Jr. A private memorial service
will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the home of her son, Donald A. Burial will
be at the convenience of the family. There will be no visitation and the
family will provided the flowers. Arrangements are being handled by Knight-Confer’s,
1914 Memorial Ave.
George M. Meyer
George M. Meyer, 73, of 1830 Blanchard Ave., died Friday, Sept. 1,
2000, in the Manor Care Health Services North following an extended illness.
He was employed at the former Pullman Power Products Co. He was an Army
veteran of the Korean War. Meyer was a member of Trinity United Methodist
Church. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and gardening. He and his wife, the
former Ruth E. Stepp, observed their 52nd wedding anniversary last Sept.
26. Born in this city, Feb. 17, 1927, he was a son of Warren Allen and
Rose Weisenburger Meyer. Surviving, besides his wife, are three sons, Jesse
W., Gary M. and Jack E. all of this city; three daughters, Martha J. Meyer,
Connie M. Hess, and Donna D. Meyer, all of this city; four sisters, Hilda
Artley, Enid Smith and Jean Stahl all of this city, Rose Meyer of Fort
Pierce, Fla.; nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. He was preceded
in death by a son, Wade R., two daughters, Georgia Arroyo and Sally Meyer;
a brother, Jack W.; a sister, Cleo Meyer and two grandchildren. The funeral
will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Knight-Confer’s, 1914 Memorial Ave., with
the Rev. Melvin D. Bole, his pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Wildwood
Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday.
Kathleen A. Kaminski
BLOSSBURG — Kathleen A. Kaminski, 55, of Rochester, N.Y., formerly
of Blossburg, died Thursday, Aug. 31, 2000, at Strong Memorial Hospital,
Rochester. She retired from Eastman Kodak in 1992. She was a 1982 graduate
of Rochester Institute of Technology. She was a member of the Theodore
Roosevelt American Legion Post #167, Morris Run; the William B. Wilson
American Legion Post #572, Blossburg; the Veterans of Foreign Wars Supreme
Sacrifice Post #8730, Blossburg; and the Hillside Rod and Gun Club, Blossburg.
Born April, 12, 1945, in Blossburg, she was a daughter of Thomas and Regina
Nowak Kaminski. Surviving are a sister, Tina Robinson, Pine City, N.Y.;
a brother, James Kaminski, Rochester, N.Y.; two nephews; two great-nephews;
and aunts, uncles and cousins. She was preceded in death by her father
in 1963, her mother in 1991 and her step-father in 1992. A prayer service
will be held Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. at Freeberg Funeral Home, 120 North Williamson
Road, Blossburg. A mass of Christian burial will follow at 10 a.m. at St.
Mary’s Church, Blossburg. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Friends
may call between 4 and 8 p.m. Monday, at the funeral home. The family will
provide the flowers.
Robert E. (Bobby) Pepperman
DUBOISTOWN — Robert E. (Bobby) Pepperman, 74, formerly of 385 Valley
St., Duboistown, died Friday, Sept. 1, 2000, at Manor Care North. Arrangements
are being handled by Knight-Confer’s, 1914 Memorial Ave., Williamsport.
Max E. Roupp
TROUT RUN — Max E. Roupp, 65, of 492 Post Road, died Friday, Sept.
1, 2000, at home. He and his wife, the former Barbara A. Kile, celebrated
their 10th wedding anniversary March 17, 2000. He was employed by Fry Brothers
Turkey Ranch in Steam Valley for 47 years, worked for Cogan House Township
and also Grasso’s Restaurant also in Steam Valley. He attended Steam Valley
Bible Church. Born June 11, 1935, in Beech Grove, he was a son of William
L. and Ruth E. Letson Roupp. Surviving besides his wife, are a step-daughter
Debra A. Richart, Roaring Branch; a step-son Roger R. Herriman, Turbotville;
two brothers, Vernon D. and Glenn W. Roupp; four sisters, Ona M. Persun,
Shirley V. Livermore, and Eva R. Schmouder, all of Trout Run; Betty J.
Gardner, Avis; six step-grandchildren; and 4 step-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Leo B. and Miles L. Roupp. The
funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at McCarty-Thomas’, 557 E. Water St.,
Hughesville, with the Rev. Gerald Peet of Steam Valley Bible Church officiating.
Burial will be in Franklin Cemetery, Unityville. Friends may call at the
funeral home from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday.
William J. Rouse
DUSHORE – William J. Rouse, 83, of Dushore died Friday, Sept. 1, 2000,
at his residence. He and his wife Pauline Neuber Rouse celebrated their
59th wedding anniversary Aug. 23. He was employed by the Pennsylvania Department
of Transportation. He also was employed by Harrington & Co. Creamery
of Dushore and the Dushore Silk Mill. He was a member of St. Basil’s Catholic
Church, Dushore and the Holy Name Society. He was an avid sports fan. Born
June 27, 1917 in Wilmot Township, Bradford County, he was the son of Harry
and Anna Sullivan Rouse. Surviving, in addition to his wife, are three
daughters, Kathleen Arpa of Vienna, Va., Rosemary Meisner of Ashburn, Va.
and Dolores Inch of Vienna, Va.; two sons, James of Dushore and Richard
of Woodbridge, Va.; a sister, Helen Keating of Elmira, N.Y.; 12 granchildren;
and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a son, William R,
and a brother, Robert. The funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at the P.
Dean Homer’s, 206 Water St., Dushore. Interment will be in St. Basil’s
Cemetery. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Francis
of Assisi Church, Mildred, with the Rev. Michael B. Harris officiating.
Friends may call the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday. The family will
Vera A. Harris Starr
MONTOURSVILLE — Vera A. Harris Starr, 93, of 1126 Elm St., Montoursville,
died Thursday, Aug. 31, 2000, at Valley View Nursing Center. She was widowed
by her first husband of 51 years, Albert E. Harris, in 1975. She was widowed
by her second husband, Charles A. Starr, in 1995. She was employed by the
former Warsaw Silk Mill, she was a counter salesperson for Hurr’s Ice Cream
Store, and a baker and sales clerk for Rosencran’s Bakery in Montoursville.
In the 1940s she operated a produce stand in the Williamsport’s growers
market. She was a member and organist of the Fairfield United Methodist
Church. Born Nov. 13, 1906, in Fairfield Township, she was a daughter of
Jacob and Sarah Lockard Fry. Surviving are three sons, A. Dale Harris,
Carl L. and Gary T., all of Montoursville; two daughters, Janice E. Myers
and Ellen M. Wein, Montoursville; three step-children, C. Al Starr Jr.
and Max Starr, Montoursville; Vivin McMullen, Coatesville; a brother, Clarence
Fry, Montoursville; 13 grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren;
five step-great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. She was
preceded in death by 10 brothers and sisters and a grandson. The funeral
will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, at Spitler Funeral Home, 733 Broad St., Montoursville,
with her pastor, the Rev. Donald E. Yorks officiating. Burial will be in
Montoursville Cemetery. Friends may call between 10 and 11 a.m. Tuesday
at the funeral home. The family will provide the flowers.Top
MANEVAL — Vincie J. Maneval, city, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sanders’, 821
Diamond St. Visitation 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
CONFER — Julia “Judy” A. Confer, Mill Hall, 11 a.m. Saturday, Welker’s,
231 High St., Flemington.
CLARKE — Walter William “Bill” Clarke Jr., Canton, 11 a.m. Saturday,
Canton Ecumenical Parish, 43 N. Center St., Canton. Visitation 9 to 11
a.m. Memorial service, 1 p.m. Tuesday, Frank Chapel, St. Paul’s United
Methodist Church, State College.
PARTCHEY — Kenneth C. Partchey, formerly Mansfield, 11 a.m. Saturday
at Christ United Church of Christ, Beaver Springs.
ALLEN — Calvin Lorrine Allen, Mill Hall RR 3, 1 p.m. Saturday, Helt
Hanna Kline’s, 232 Hogan Blvd., Mill Hall.
RISING — James M. “Mike” Rising, Selinsgrove, 2 p.m. Saturday, Seebold’s,
601 N. High St., Selinsgrove.
REIDY — Evelyn M. Reidy, Montoursville, 2 p.m. Sunday, Bethel United
Methodist Church, Montoursville. Visitation 1 to 2 p.m.
SEES — Robert M. Sees, city, 10 a.m. Tuesday at Knight-Confer’s, 1914
Memorial Ave. Visitation 7 to 9 p.m. Monday.
Esther B. Bartges
Esther B. Bartges, 92, died Saturday, Sept. 2, 2000, at Roseview Manor,
where she had been a resident for five years. She was formally of State
College, and Dunnstown. Her husband, Ira J. Bartges, died in 1983. She
had been employed at Piper Aircraft, retiring after 30 years as a welder,
and in her early years, she worked at the former Lock Haven Silk Mill.
She was a member of the Covenant United Methodist Church in Lock Haven.
Born Dec. 20, 1907, she was a daughter of Hugh and Anna Ergott Myers. Surviving
are a daughter, Betty Weiler of Jersey Shore; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, George Myers; Ralph Myers;
and Charles L. Poust. A private graveside service will be held at 11 a.m.
Tuesday at Rest Haven Memorial Park, Dunnstable Township, Clinton County,
with the Rev. James VanZandt, her pastor, officiating. There will be no
visitation. Yost-Gedon’s, 121 West Main St., Lock Haven, is handling the
Jack Borick, 40, of Lopez and Cherry Hill, N.J., died Friday, Sept.
1, 2000, at the Cooper Medical Center, Camden, N.J., as a result of an
accident while at work. He was an electrician for DEC Electric Co. of Berlin,
N.J. He was a member of St. Vladmir’s Orthodox Church in Lopez. In addition,
he was a member of IBEW Local Union 351 and the Harley Davidson Motor Cycles
Group (H.O.G.) He served in the Navy. Born July 18, 1960, in Pennsauken,
N.J., he was a son of John S. and Gertrude B. Hunter Borick. He was a graduate
of Pennsauken High School. Surviving are his wife, Patricia Borick and
his father, also of Pennsauken, as well as an aunt, Mary Dempsey of Dushore.
A burial service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at the church with Hieromonk
Michael Thier, his pastor, officiating. Interment will be in the church
cemetery.Friends may call from 2 to 4 and from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at
Homer’s, 206 Water St., Dushore. There will be a Parastas service at 7:30.
The family will provide the flowers.
Andrew J. Deivert
NORTHUMBERLAND — Andrew Jackson “Jack” Deivert, 74, of Northumberland
RR 1 and formerly of Watsontown, died Saturday, Sept. 2, 2000, at his home
following an extended illness. He was a supervisor at the former Glen Gery
Brick Co. in Watsontown from 1958 until 1991. He was a 1943 graduate of
Sunbury High School. He was a Navy veteran of World War II, having served
in the Pacific Theater. Deivert was a member of the National Rife Association.
He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Point Township, and had served
on the church council. An avid reader and outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting,
fishing, trapping and archery, winning a number of trophies. He also enjoyed
hiking, woodworking and photography. He and his wife, the former Betty
J. Kemberling, recently observed their 51st wedding anniversary. Born Dec.
22, 1925, in Sunbury, he was a son of Charles M. and Helen Smith Deivert.
Surviving, besides his wife, are two daughters, Carolyn Overdorf of Jersey
Shore and Cindy Krum Jr. of Bloomsburg; two sons, Jim of Northumberland
and David of Lawrenceville, Ga.; a brother, Gary N. of State College, nine
grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 11 a.m.
Wednesday at Epler’s, Second and King streets, with the Rev. Elinor Allison
officiating. Burial will be Northumberland Memorial Park, Stonington, with
full military honors. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 to 8
Joseph E. Graff
AVIS — Joseph E. Graff, 60, of East Summit Street, died Friday, Sept.
1, 2000, at the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. He and his wife, the
former Sue Watkins, would have observed their 36th wedding anniversary
in October. Graff was an inspector/repairman at Champion Parts, North East
Division for 23 years. He was a member of the IBEW Local 1592. He enjoyed
football, camping and NASCAR. He served in the Marines. Graff attended
the former St. Mary High School in Williamsport. Born March 7, 1940, he
was a son of Harry M. and Margaret E. Engel Graff. Surviving, besides his
wife, are three sons, Michael J. of Coal Township, Timothy S. of Clymer
and Garret L. of Jersey Shore; a daughter, Tina L. Bremigen of Avis; two
sisters, Sandra Harris of Loyalsock and Peggy Ramin of Williamsport; and
five grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister, Kitty Erb and
a granddaughter, Emily E. Graff. A memorial service will be held at 11
a.m. Wednesday at Rearick-Carpenter’s, 1002 Allegheny St., Jersey Shore,
with Pastor Drew Wilkerson officiating. Friends may call at the funeral
home from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday. Burial will be at the convenience of
Edgar William Knouse
MIFFLINBURG — Edgar William Knouse, 86, of Penns Creek Road, died Friday,
Sept. 1, 2000, at home. He was married in Middleburg on June 14, 1947,
to the former Evelyn Louise Kratzer, who died on Sept. 18, 1998. He lived
in Limestone Township since 1955, and previously lived in Middleburg. He
attended the Middleburg school system, and was a carpenter for various
contractors from 1946 to 1954. He retired in 1978 after 24 years as a millwright
in the Philadelphia area. He served in the Army, was awarded the Good Conduct
Medal, the American Defense Campaign Ribbon, the Victory Medal, and the
Asiatic Theatre Campaign Medal. He was a charter member of the Millwrights
and Machinery Erectors Union Local 1906, Philadelphia; the Union County
Sportsmen’s Club, Weikert; The Union County West End Fire Company, Glen
Iron; the American Association of Retired Persons; and American Legion
Post 44, Northumberland. Born Feb. 8, 1914, in Northumberland, he was a
son of John William and Jennie Cornelia Reigel Knouse. Surviving are three
sons, Gregory D. of Lewistown, and Gale P. and Robert A. Knouse, both of
Mifflinburg; a stepsister, Arlene Byler of Mechanicsburg; two stepbrothers,
Ralph L. Bordner of Sunbury, and H. Irvin Bordner of Mechanicsburg; two
grandchildren, James L. and Shelby L. Knouse, both of Lewistown; and a
great-grandson, Kaden C. Knouse, Lewistown. His stepmother, Erna Mae Spicher
Knouse, died May 27, 1980. He also was preceded in death by a sister, Charlotte
Mohler; and two brothers, Clarence and Irvin. The funeral will be at 10
a.m. Friday at Schwartz’s, 247 Chestnut St., Mifflinburg, with the Rev.
James Horace Gold, retired pastor of the United Church of Christ, officiating.
Burial will be in New Berlin Cemetery, with full military rites being accorded
by Legion Post 44, Northumberland. Friends may call at the funeral home
after 7 p.m. Thursday and on Friday prior to the service.
Annette C. Krezmer
Annette C. Krezmer, 91, formerly of Montoursville, died Saturday, Sept.
2, 2000, at Valley View Nursing Home, where she had been a resident for
two years. Her husband, Joseph P. Krezmer, died in 1977. She had been a
nurses’ aide at the former Park Home, Divine Providence Hospital and the
former Manley Nursing Home. She was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic
Church, Montoursville, a member of the South Williamsport Senior Citizens
and was a volunteer with the Lycoming County Bloodmobile. Born April 3,
1909, at Huntersville, she was a daughter of Francis and Mayme Ryan Rynearson.
Surviving are a son, Frank R. of Rochester, N.Y.; a daughter, Helen V.
Lorson of Montoursville; 12 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and one
great great grandchild. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 8 p.m.
Tuesday at the church, 100 Walnut St. with the Rev. Thomas P. Shoback,
her pastor, officiating. Friends may call at the church from 7 to 8 p.m.
Tuesday. Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mount
Carmel of Wildwood. Arrangements are being handled by Spitler’s, 733 Broad
REIDY — Evelyn M. Reidy, Montoursville, 2 p.m. today, Bethel United
Methodist Church, Montoursville. Visitation 1 to 2.
DILLMAN — R. Kelts Dillman, Wellsboro, 10 a.m. Tuesday, St. Paul’s Episcopal
Church, Wellsboro. Visitation 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Tussey-Mosher’s, 139
Main St., Wellsboro.
SEES — Robert M. Sees, city, 10 a.m. Tuesday at Knight-Confer’s, 1914
Memorial Ave. Visitation 7 to 9 p.m. Monday.
ROUSE — William J. Rouse, Dushore, 10:30 a.m. Monday, Homer’s, 206 Water
St., Dushore. Mass of Christian Burial at 11 at St. Francis of Assisi Church,
Mildred. Visitation 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
KAMINSKI — Kathleen A. Kaminski, Rochester, N.Y., formerly of Blossburg,
prayer service at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Freeberg’s, 120 N. Williamson Road,
Blossburg. Mass of Christian Burial at 10 at St. Mary’s Church, Blossburg.
Visitation 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
STARR — Vera A. Harris Starr, 1126 Elm St., Montoursville, 11 a.m. Tuesday,
Spitler’s, 733 Broad St., Montoursville. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday.
ROUPP — Max E. Roupp, 492 Post Road, Trout Run, 2 p.m. Tuesday, McCarty-Thomas’,
557 E. Water St., Hughesville. Visitation 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday.
MEYER — George M. Meyer, 1830 Blanchard Ave., 11 a.m. Thursday, Knight-Confer’s,
1914 Memorial Ave. Visitation 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday.