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John P. Longnecker
TURBOTVILLE — John P. Longnecker, 64, of 69 Watson Road, died Friday, Sept. 15, 2000, at Williamsport Hospital, where he was a patient. He and his wife, the former Audrey M. Snyder, would have observed their 44th wedding anniversary Oct. 5. He retired in 1999 from Schnadig Corp., Montoursville after 45 years. He was a 1953 graduate of Houston High School, Houston, Mo. He enjoyed woodworking, gardening and traveling with his wife. He was a member of Friendship Baptist Church, Watsontown RR 2 and sang in the choir. Born March 15, 1936, in Maxwell, Iowa, he was a son of Frank and Lucy Wheeler Longnecker. Surviving, besides his wife, are five sons, Stephen W. of Goulds, Fla., Michael L. of Muncy RR 3, Kenneth B. of Watsontown, Thomas B. of Watsontown RR 2 and Jon P. of Homestead, Fla.; two brothers, Marvin of Salem, Mo. and Franklin of Mountain Home, Ark.; five sisters, Shirley Lecce of Montoursville, Vivian Rowles of Houston, Gail Morris of Salem, JoAnne Taylor and Janie Webb, both of Willow Springs, Mo.; and six grandchildren. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church, Watsontown RR 2, with the Rev. Jerry L. Caswell, his pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Turbotville Cemetery. Friends may call at the church from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday. Arrangements are being handled by Brooks’, 207 Broadway St.
 

William Robinson Kintner
TUNKHANNOCK — William Robinson Kintner, 70, of Tunkhannock, died Thursday, Sept. 14, 2000, at Tyler memorial Hospital. He and his wife, the former Margaret Collins, observed their 50th wedding anniversary June 15. He was owner of Kintner Milling Co., Mehoopany, Meshoppen and South Montrose, for 40 years retiring in 1989. After his retirement he and his wife built and operated Riverview Center, Mehoopany. He was a former trustee at Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, and a trustee at Tyler Memorial Hospital. He was a director of WEMR Radio Station and director of the former United Penn Bank, Mehoopany. He was a member of Forkston Grange, Pendigraft Heart Club, Tunkhannock Rotary Club, Moose Lodge and Meshoppen Rod and Gun Club and a former member of Eagles Mere Country Club, Eagles Mere. He was a member of Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church. Surviving, besides his wife, are a son, William C. of Mehoopany; three daughters, Diane Spotts of Elmira, N.Y., Annette Dunlap, Mehoopany and Pamela Lizza of Tunkhannock; 11 grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Paul and George. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Harding-Litwin’s, 123 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. With a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. at the church in Tunkhannock, with the Rev. Joseph M. Ziobro, as celebrant. Burial will be in Vaughn Cemetery, Mehoopany. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday. Local arrangements are being handled by Homer’s, 206 Water St., Dushore.
 

Tammi Sue Cochrane
Tammi Sue Cochrane, 25, of Alva, Fla., died Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2000, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Her husband Patrick B. Cochrane survives. She and her husband co-owned Action 4-Wheel Drive, Ft. Myers, Fla. and assisted her sister at Brooke’s Restaurant. She was a graduate of Mariner High School. Surviving, besides her husband, are her parents, Lyn and Suzanne Daggett of Cape Coral, Fla; two sons, Cody Lyn and Blaze Michael; a sister, Billi Jo Daggett of Cape Coral; a brother, Mathew Martin Daggett of Cape Coral; maternal grandmother, Iva Pearl of Mansfield; and paternal grandmother, Jane Daggett of Daggett. A memorial service was held in Ft. Myers, with the Rev. Gary Smith, officiating. Arrangements were handled by Cape Coral Memorial’s, 3740 Del Prado Blvd., Cape Coral.
 

Paul W. Dieffenbacher
Paul W. Dieffenbacher, 90, of Hershey, a former city resident, died Saturday, Sept. 9, 2000, at Integrated Health Services of Hershey at Woodlands, Derry Township. He retired as a personnel analyst from the New Cumberland Army Depot and from the general services department of the state and formerly worked for the Williamsport Grit. He was an Army Air Force veteran of World War II. He was chaplain of Keystone Chapter of China-Burma-India Basha. Born July 17, 1910, he was a son of Thomas and Ella Schultz Dieffenbacher. Surviving are three sons, Thomas F. of this city, Lee W. of Middletown and Ross P. of Coral Springs, Fla. a daughter, Sue Van Drew of Chambersburg; a sister, Claire Donley of this city; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at the convenience of the family. Burial with full military honors will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville. Arrangements were handled by Trefz & Bowser’s, 114 West Main St., Hummelstown.
 

Bowman J. Ulrich Jr.
Bowman “Bony” J. Ulrich Jr., 75, of 200 Liberty St., died Friday, Sept. 15, 2000, at Kramm Nursing Home, Watsontown. He and his wife, the former M. Henriette McCormick, observed their 53rd wedding anniversary Feb. 28. He retired in 1987 as the owner of B.J. Ulrich Jr. and Sons Excavating Contractor, Watsontown. A World War II Army veteran he was awarded the purple heart after being wounded in Okinawa and was a member of the Military Order of the Purple Heart. He was a 1942 graduate of Watsontown High School. He was a member of Clyde F. Mowrer Post 323 American Legion, Watsontown, Muffly Huff Post 8206 Veterans of Foreign Wars, Turbotville, Wheel Inn, Ralston, Watsontown Lodge 401 F&AM, Warrior Run Royal Arch Watsontown Chapter 246, Scottish Rite and Watsontown Artisans Assembly 33. He was a member of Watsontown Borough Council for eight years. He was a member of Watsontown United Methodist Church. Born Jan. 3, 1925, in Watsontown, he was a son of Bowman J. and Erma E. Phillips Ulrich Sr. Surviving, besides his wife, are two sons, Lynn E. of Cleveland, Ohio and Keith E. of Lithian, Md. and a granddaughter, Brittni N. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Cronrath’s, 308 Main St., Watsontown, with the Revs. Douglas M. Eberly, his pastor and Daniel Reeder, officiating. Burial will be in Watsontown Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday.
 

Charles Bensch Sr.
Charles Bensch Sr., 65, of Tioga, died Friday, Sept. 15, 2000, at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro. Born Feb. 12, 1935, in Buffalo, N.Y., he was a son of Elmer and Charlotte Brightman Bensch. Arrangements are being handled by Carleton’s, Wellsboro.
 

Vivian H. Baker
MANSFIELD — Vivian H. Baker, 70, of Mansfield RR 1, died Thursday, Sept. 14, 2000, at Broad Acres Nursing Home, Wellsboro. She was employed by Garrison Insurance Agency and West Motel. She was a member and past president of Canoe Camp Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary and member of Morris Run American Legion Auxiliary. She was a member of Hillside Rod and Gun and Arnot Sportsmens Clubs. She was a member of First United Methodist Church. Born Aug. 29, 1930, in Bloomsburg, she was a daughter of James and Greta Westover Hartsock. Surviving are her husband of 48 years, Robert Baker; three sons, Jeffrey of Mansfield, Robert of Pennsdale and David of Lyons, N.Y.; a daughter, Bonnie of Allentown; a sister, Phyllis Matteson of Endicott, N.Y.; and seven grandchildren. The funeral will be at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Wilston’s, 18 N. Main St.
 

FUNERALS

DODGE — Lois D. Dodge, formerly of this city, 10 a.m. today, Maneval’s, 500 W. Fourth St. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m.

DAILEY — Malcolm M. “Pat” Dailey Jr., city, 10 a.m. today, Knight-Confer’s, 1914 Memorial Ave.

IVINS — Ellen S. Ivins, formerly of this city, 11 a.m. today, Sanders’, 821 Diamond St. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m.

REIS — Dr. Paul B. Reis, formerly of this city, 11 a.m. today, Mater Dolorosa Catholic Church, 635 Hepburn St.

MILLER — George Miller, Lopez, 11 a.m. today at Homer’s, 206 Water St., Dushore. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m.

WOODSIDE — Carl S. “Butch” Woodside Jr., 11 a.m. today, McCarty-Thomas’, 557 E. Water St., Hughesville. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m.

KOONS — A. Eugene Koons, city, 11 a.m. today, Montoursville Cemetery. Memorial service 11 a.m. Sept. 30, Trinity United Methodist Church, 1971 Lycoming Creek Road.

HUGHES — Raymond C. Hughes, Linden, 11 a.m. today, Jersey Shore Cemetery. Memorial service, 11:30, Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, Jersey Shore, 

AYERS — Lillian G. Hottenstein Ayers, New Albany RR 2, 3 p.m. today, Millview Wesleyan Church, Forksville. Visitation 2 to 3 p.m.

BOCCARDI — Raymond A. Boccardi Sr., father of Montoursville woman, 8 tonight at Allen’s, 745 Market St., Bloomsburg. Visitation 6 to 8 tonight.

SABELLICO — Marilyn J. Sabellico, South Williamsport, 10 a.m. Monday, Mater Dolorosa Catholic Church, 635 Hepburn St. Visitation 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Allen and Redmond’s, 331 Elmira St., recitation of the rosary, 7:30.

HESSERT — Donald E. Hessert Sr., 11 a.m. Monday, Messiah Lutheran Church, Howard and West Southern Avenue, South Williamsport. Visitation 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday.

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