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