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Jack E. Fairbanks
MILROY - Jack E. Fairbanks, 70, of 73 N. Main St., Milroy, died at 4:45 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, 1999, at his residence.

Born Dec. 30, 1928, in Alexandria, he was a son of the late Charles E. and Hazel G. (Rhodes) Fairbanks. His wife, Alice M. (Morningstar) Fairbanks, whom he married Dec. 4, 1948, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Ronald P. Cutshall, Margaret G. Weaver, Edward E. Fairbanks, Charles W. Fairbanks, and Thomas Lee Fairbanks, all of Milroy, Iva E. McCartney, Mount Union, Jack E. Fairbanks, Burnham, and Robert D. Fairbanks, Belleville; brother and sister, Jesse Fairbanks, Huntingdon and Delores Mock, Steelton; 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

He retired on disability from Empire Kosher, Mifflintown in 1973.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Bohn Funeral Home, Reedsville, with the Rev. Edward P. Fleming Sr. officiating. Interment will be in Juniata Memorial Park.

Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.


John C. 'Jack' Fasick
MCVEYTOWN - John C. "Jack" Fasick, 82, of 1953 SR 103 South, McVeytown, died at 10:32 a.m. Sunday, May 2, 1999, at Ohesson Manor, Lewistown.

Born Dec. 2, 1916, in Altoona, he was a son of the late Charles M. and Mary Agnes (Craig) Fasick. His wife, Dorothy (Weber) Gries Fasick, whom he married Aug. 29, 1963, survives.

Also surviving are: two sons, John C. Fasick, Columbus, Ind., and Craig A. Fasick, Kistler; stepchildren, Carla Martin, Lorain, Ohio, Mrs. John (Pat) Russ, Kistler Road, Mount Union, Mrs. Peter (Mary) Paglia, Chapel Hill, N.C., and Charles Gries, Lewistown; sisters, Mrs. Walter (Marjorie) Gorsuch, Aberdeen, Md., and Mrs. G. Alan (Peg) Dunwoody, Malvern; 13 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters.

He graduated from Altoona High School.

He served in the United States Navy aboard the USS West Virginia from 1936 until being honorably discharged at the U.S. Naval Hospital, Mere Island, Calif., in 1937. He also served with the Pennsylvania National Guard, and as a second lieutenant with the Pennsylvania Auxilary Police.

In 1973, he retired from Sears-Roebuck Co. with 27 years of experience. He was a salesman and division manager in Lorain, Ohio, and Altoona. After his retirement, he established Jack's Service, a plumbing, heating and electrical business serving the local area.

He held a regular life membership with Newburg Fire Co., Altoona, and was a life member of Newton-Wayne Fire Co., where he was also a past trustee. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus No. 637 and the Squires Youth Group, Lorian, Ohio, and American Legion Post No. 107, Mount Union, and VFW Post No. 5754, Mount Union. He was also past president of Toastmasters International.

He enjoyed hunting and spending time outdoors especially at his camp near Newton Hamilton.

A mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at the St. Catherine's Roman Catholic Church, Mount Union, with the Rev. Elwood Figurelle officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Cemetery, Newton Hamilton.

Family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. until the time of services Thursday at Heath Funeral Home, 61 E. Shirley St., Mount Union.

There will be a wake service at the funeral home at 8 p.m. today and a fireman's memorial service at 8:30 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Ohesson Manor, 276 Green St., Lewistown, PA 17044.


Richard Eugene Faux
BENBROOK, Texas - Richard Eugene Faux, 61, of Benbrook, Texas, formerly of Lewistown, died Friday, Feb. 25, 2000, at his home.

Born May 13, 1938, in Lewistown, he was a son of Hazel Faux of Lewistown and the late Walter A. Faux. His wife of 18 years, Jan Faux of Benbrook, Texas, survives.

Also surviving are: daughters, Mrs. Kenneth (Teresa) Murphy and Mrs. Ben (Shannon) Michener, both of Fort Worth, Texas; sisters, Mrs. John (Bonnie) Dwyer of Cape Canaveral, Fla. and Mrs. John (Shirley) Lommo, Lewistown; a niece and a nephew.

He was preceded in death by three stepbrothers.

He graduated from Lewistown High School and was a graduate of East Texas State University.

He served in the United States Air Force for 26 years and retired as a senior master sergeant and was a former associate with the Department of the Interior.

He was also a retired logistics engineer with General Dynamics (now Lockheed Martin).

He was a 20-year member of St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church in Fort Worth, Texas, where he was active in the Parish Council and was a eucharistic minister and lector. He was also a member of Council No. 2813 Knights of Columbus and was active in the Diocesan Team for Renew.

Services were held at the St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church, Fort Worth, Texas, with the Rev. Timothy Thompson officiating.

A local memorial service will be held Saturday morning at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, Lewistown, with the Rev. Father Thomas Marickovic officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice.

The Thompson's Harveson & Cole Funeral Home, 702 Eighth Ave., Fort Worth, was in charge of arrangements.


William E. Feather Sr.
LEWISTOWN - William E. Feather Sr., 92, of 28 Delaware Ave., Lewistown, died at 2:45 p.m. Monday, Jan. 17, 2000, at Lewistown Hospital.

Born July 27, 1907, in Lewistown, he was a son of the late William D. and Anna Gertrude (Ellis) Feather. His wife, Beulah B. (Collier) Feather, died June 6, 1996.

Surviving are: children, William E. Feather Jr., 3 Terrace Blvd., Lewistown, Mrs. Melvin (Joanne) Price, Lewistown RR2, Mrs. David (Barbara) Jackson, 19 Fairway Place, Lewistown, Mrs. Gerald (Brenda) Swisher, 151 Ort Valley Road, Lewistown, and Steven R. Feather, 25 S. Queen St., McVeytown; 12 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

He was the last of his immediate family, and was preceded in death by a daughter, R. Judith Feather; a son, Richard Feather; one grandchild and one great-grandchild; three brothers and one sister.

In 1972, he retired after 42 years of service at the American Viscose Corp. as a mechanic in the tire fabric department. He was also a self-employed cement finisher.

He was a member of First United Methodist Church, Lewistown and the Brooklyn Hose Co.; and was a past member of Lewistown Lodge 203 F&AM; Jaffa Temple, Altoona; and the Harrisburg Consistory.

He served two terms on the council of the Borough of Juniata Terrace.

He was a contributing writer for the "We Notice" column of the Lewistown Sentinel, and was a self-taught artist.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Hoenstine Funeral Home Inc., 75 Logan St., Lewistown, with the Rev. David Schmuck officiating. Interment will be in Juniata Memorial Park.

Family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church, 200 E. Third St., Lewistown, PA 17044, or Ohesson Manor, 276 Green Ave., Lewistown, PA 17044.


Jenna M. Feathers
MCVEYTOWN - Jenna M. Feathers, 19, 25 S. Queen St., McVeytown, died at 2 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 5, 1999, in the emergency room of Lewistown Hospital.

Born Oct. 20, 1980, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of Steven R. and Susan J. (Kauffman) Feathers of 25 S. Queen St., McVeytown.

Also surviving are: her fiance, Nicholas T. Traxler, Traxler Lane, Longfellow; maternal grandmother, Betty Kauffman, South Market Street, McVeytown; paternal grandfather, William E. Feathers, Ohesson Manor, Lewistown; and a great-uncle, William R. Booth, South Market Street, McVeytown.

She was a freshman at East Stroudsburg University.

She was a 1999 honor graduate of Lewistown Area High School, where she was a member of the four time District 6 Championship Girls Basketball Teams and the 1996-97 and the 1997-98 State Championship Girls Basketball Teams.

She was also a four-year member of the Lewistown Area High School Girls Soccer Teams, and a member of the National Honor Society.

She was twice listed in the Who's Who Among American High School Students and was the 1999 WCHX outstanding girls basketball player for Mifflin County.

She was Methodist by faith.

She loved to draw and spend time with her friends.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at McVeytown United Methodist Church, South Queen Street, McVeytown, with the Rev. Marian E. Hartman officiating. Interment will be in Mattawana Cemetery, McVeytown.

Family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday at Harshbarger Funeral Home, 3 S. Market St., McVeytown.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Jenna M. Feathers Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Kish Bank, P.O. Box 346, McVeytown, PA 17051.


Robert Lewis Felker
BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. - Robert Lewis Felker, 81, of St. Mary's Manor, Blue Springs, Mo., and formerly of Independence, Mo., died Tuesday, Sept. 7, 1999, at the manor.

Born June 24, 1918, in Lewistown, he was a son of the late Rueben Isaac and Susie Mae (Kahley) Felker. His wife, Betty L. Felker, died Nov. 23, 1989.

Surviving are: a daughter, Susan Schiller, Lee's Summit, Mo.; a son, Scott Felker, Independence, Mo.; a sister, Shirley Casey, Tempe, Ariz.; and three grandchildren.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, having served in the 75th Division as sergeant first class. He fought at the Battle of the Bulge and served as honorary guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

He was a life member of the American Legion.

Services were held Friday, Sept. 10 at D. W. Newcomer's Sons Funeral Home Floral Hills Chapel, Kansas City, Mo. Interment was in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens, Kansas City, Mo.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or Heart of America Hospice.


Roberta "Bert" Elaine Feltz
MCCLURE - Roberta "Bert" Elaine Feltz, 27, of McClure RR2, died of natural causes at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, 2000, at her home.

Born Feb. 9, 1973, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of John and Rebecca (Kratzer) Feltz of McClure RR2 (Bannerville).

Also surviving are: a sister, Anna Marie Feltz, at home; two brothers, John G. Feltz Jr., McClure and Raymond E. Feltz, at home; and a niece, Tasha L. Feltz, at home.

She loved animals and going for rides in the car.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the McClure chapel of Aurand Funeral Homes Inc., North Brown St., McClure with the Rev. John Grumbine officiating. Interment will be in the Bakers Church Cemetery, McClure RR2.

Family will receive friends from 10 a.m. till the time of services Tuesday at the funeral home.


Bobby E. Fensterbush
CARLISLE - Bobby E. Fensterbush, 56, 344 Greason road, Carlisle, West Pennsboro Township, died Wednesday, Dec. 1, 1999, at his home.

Born Jan. 23, 1943, in Reedsville, he was a son of Verna Fensterbush Gutshall, Carlisle and the late Clarence F. Fensterbush. His wife, Iris (Nicholas) Fensterbush, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Shawn T. Fensterbush, Harrisburg and Tracy Hetrick, Newport; brothers and sisters, Rubin C. Fensterbush, Ken E. Fensterbush, and Judy J. Monnett, all of Carlisle, Gloria J. Popp, Ruby Bowder, Barbara Gutshall and Dottie Ryder, all of Newville; and two grandchildren.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle, with the Rev. Dean Heisey officiating. Interment will be in the Letort Cemetery, Middlesex Township.

Friends may call from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the services Monday at the funeral home.


Betty M. Ferencz
LEWISTOWN - Betty M. Ferencz, 70, of 5 E. Chestnut St., Lewistown, died at 8:50 a.m. Monday, Oct. 11, 1999, at her home.

Born Aug. 10, 1929, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of the late Calvin M. and Mabel E. (Hughes) Eby. Her husband, Peter A. Ferencz, whom she married in 1950, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Calvin M. Ferencz and Mrs. Daniel (Teresa A.) Spigelmyer, both of Lewistown, and Mrs. Timothy (Mary E.) McCartney, New Cumberland; sisters, Anna E. Walker, Jennie Pittman and Doris J. Napikoski, all of Lewistown; and four grandchildren.

She was employed by Arrow Shirt Factory and later Scotty's Fashions, retiring in 1991.

She was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Roman Catholic Church, Lewistown.

A Mass Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Sacred Heart, Lewistown, with the Rev. Father Thomas Marickovic officiating. Interment will be in Juniata Memorial Park.

Family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at Barr Funeral Home, 120 Logan St., Lewistown. Rosary will be recited at 8:45 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 112 N. Wayne St., Lewistown, PA 17044.


Samuel W. Fetters
GRANVILLE - Samuel W. Fetters, 75, a resident of the Malta Home, Granville, formerly of Lewistown RR3, died at 5:25 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13, 1999, at the home.

Born June 20, 1924, in Clearfield County, he was a son of the late Samuel and Nora (Maines) Fetters. His wife, Virginia E. (Freet) Fetters, died May 11, 1980.

Surviving are: children, Dennis L. Fetters, Catasaqua and Mrs. Timothy (Sharon) Wise, Lewistown; sister and brother, Violetta Richardson, and Earl Fetters, both of Lewistown; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

He was a U. S. Navy veteran of World War II.

He worked for the American Viscose for 26 years until 1972. He then retired as an electrician from Standard Steel. He was also a self-employed electrician.

He was a member of the Maitland Church of the Brethren, where he was in the church choir and on the Deacons' Board.

He sang with the Alfarata Men's Chorus and the Blue Juniata Barber Shop Chorus.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Charles Eldredge and the Rev. Wilbur Fether officiating. Interment will be in the Maitland Church of the Brethren Cemetery.

Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to: the Maitland Church of the Brethren, 315 Crossover Drive, Lewistown, PA 17044.


Saundra J. Davis Finton
NEWPORT - Saundra J. "Sandy" Davis Finton, 52, of South Fifth Street, Newport, died Thursday, Aug. 12, 1999, at her home.

Born Feb. 8, 1947, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of Rhoda Jane (Espigh) Davis of Newport and the late Marlin S. Davis. Her husband, Gary E. Finton, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Bret W. Campbell, Millerstown, Bart L. Campbell and Kelly A. Finton, both of Newport; sisters and brother, Constance A. Buffington, Poway, Calif., Marilyn Joy Reisinger and Larry M. Davis, both of Newport; and five grandchildren.

She was a 1965 graduate of Newport High School.

She had worked for 24 years at the Perry County Assistance Office-Department of Public Welfare.

She was a member of Incarnation United Church of Christ.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at David Myers Funeral Home, Newport, with the Rev. A. O. Magill officiating. Interment will be in Newport Cemetery.

Friends may call from 12 noon until the time of services Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to: the American Lung Association, 6041 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg, PA 17112, or to the Newport Ambulance League, PO Box 66, Newport, PA 17074.

 


Burle W. 'Bud' Fisher
LEWISTOWN - Burle W. "Bud" Fisher, 64, of 142 Orchard Grove Ave., Lewistown, died at 7:55 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, 1999, at Hershey Medical Center.

Born Sept. 22, 1935, in Bratton Township, Mifflin County, he was the son of LaRue (Bossinger) Fisher Kauffman of 311 King Lane, Belleville and the late William V. Fisher. His wife, Charlotte (Allison) Fisher of 142 Orchard Grove Ave., Lewistown, whom he married July 25, 1953, survives.

Also surviving are: daughters, Mrs. Jeffrey (Beth) Monsell, Franklin, Tenn., Mrs. Barry (Joan) North, Burnham, Mrs. Kelvin (Joyce) Rupert, Julia Fisher, and Mrs. Randy (Amy) Traxler, all of Lewistown; brothers, Glen A. Fisher, Lewistown and Kenneth D. Fisher, Elkton, Md.; and seven grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Charles D. Fisher and a grandson, Zak North.

He was employed by Penn Furniture from 1953-1960, was a self-employed truck driver from 1960-1970, worked for PennDOT from 1971-1981, and for the Borough of Lewistown from 1981-May 1997, retiring as superintendent of public works.

He was Protestant by faith and early in life he was a member of the PAL Boxing League of Lewistown.

He was an avid fisherman and sportsman.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Hoenstine Funeral Home Inc., 75 Logan St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Donald Peters officiating. Interment will be in Juniata Memorial Park.

Family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: the Kidney Foundation of Central Pa., 208 Oak St., Harrisburg, PA 17109.


Harvey Fisher
MCVEYTOWN - Harvey Fisher, 79, of 19 John Street, McVeytown, died at 1:40 p.m. Sunday, June 20, 1999, at Beverly Healthcare-William Penn, Lewistown.

Born Oct. 2, 1919, in Lambertville, NJ, he was the son of the late Harvey and Bertha (Slack) Fisher. His wife, Grace (Keller) Cramer Fisher, survives.

Also surviving are: a son, Barry W. Fisher, Hatfield; four stepchildren, Mrs. Ernest (Josephine) Flood, Chambersburg, Mary Suders and Mrs. Robert (Jean) Prough, both of Mount Union RR2, and Gerald Cramer, McVeytown RR; a brother, Paul E. Fisher, Georgia; 16 step-grandchildren; 27 step-great-grandchildren; and a number of step-great-great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two stepsons, Samuel Cramer and William Cramer; two sisters, Helen Firestine and Emma Cals; and one step-great-great grandchild.

He was a U. S. Army veteran of World War II.

He worked as a machinist for 23 years, retiring in 1981.

He was a member of the United Methodist Church, McVeytown.

He was a member of the VFW Post 5754, Mount Union, and of the American Legion Post 107, Mount Union.

Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, at the Robert D. Heath Funeral Home, Mount Union, with the Rev. Marian Hartman officiating. Interment will be in the Haven Rest Memorial Park.

Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, and from 9 a.m. until the time of the service Thursday at the funeral home.


Margaret D. Fisher
BURNHAM - Margaret D. Fisher, 82, of Third Avenue and Pine Street, Burnham, died at 3 a.m. Thursday, June 17, 1999, at the Lewistown Hospital.

Born March 4, 1917, in Hudson, Luzerne County, she was the daughter of the late Martin and Josephine (Novak) Bohinski. Her husband, Kenneth I. Fisher, preceded her in death.

She is survived by many nieces and nephews.,

She was preceded in death by four brothers and three sisters.

She was a homemaker and was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Lewistown.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Third and Dorcas Streets, Lewistown, with the Rev. Father Thomas Marickovic officiating. Interment will be in Juniata Memorial Park.

Friends may call from 10 a.m.-10:45 a.m. at the Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown.

Memorial contributions may be made to: the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Third and Dorcas Street, Lewistown, PA 17044.


Betty Jane Flanigan
LAMAR - Betty Jane Flanigan, 78, of Lamar, died at 3:40 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 16, 2000, at Center Crest Nursing Home, Bellefonte.

Born June 7, 1921, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Bessie (Bearley) Carson. Her first husband, Melvin Long, preceded her in death in 1945 and her second husband, Donald Flanigan, whom she married in 1964, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Peggy Briggs, Danville, Melvin Jerry Long, Milroy and Keith Briggs, Lock Haven; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Shirley, five sisters, and two brothers.

She had been employed at Arrow Shirt Factory.

The funeral service will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Barr Funeral Home, 120 Logan St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Howard D. Houtz officiating. Interment will be in Lind Memorial Cemetery.

Friends may call from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.


J. Woodrow Fleming
STATE COLLEGE - J. Woodrow Fleming, 86, a resident of University Park Nursing Center, State College, formerly of Lewistown, died at 11:35 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2000, at the nursing center.

Born Sept. 12, 1913, in Waterloo, he was a son of the late Harvey and Charlotte (Shearer) Fleming. His wife, Gertrude B. (Sager) Fleming, died Nov. 6, 1996.

Surviving are: children, Richard Fleming, Harrisburg and Mrs. Donald (Marcia) Hirakis, Lewistown; sister and brother, Irma Fleming, Lewistown and Max Fleming, Reedsville; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Louise Dando, and a brother, Ralph Fleming.

He had worked in the spinning department of the American Viscose Corporation for 39 years and later he was a self-employed carpenter.

He was a member of the Lewistown Presbyterian Church, the U.C.T., the Fame Fire Co., and the City, Hook and Ladder Fire Co.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Barr Funeral Home, 120 Logan St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Robert Zorn officiating. Interment will be in Juniata Memorial Park.

Friends may call from 10 a.m until the time of the services Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to: the Alzheimer's Association-South Central Pa. Chapter, 2001 N. Front St., Harrisburg, PA 17102 or to the University Park Nursing Center, 450 Waupelani Drive, State College, PA 16801.

 
 

Helen E. Matthews Flickinger
LEWISTOWN - Helen E. Matthews Flickinger, 61, of 425 Summit Drive, Lewistown, died at 2:07 a.m. Wednesday, April 5, 2000, at Lewistown Hospital.

Born March 9, 1939, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of the late Jones W. and E. Maybelle (McMullen) Marker. Her husband, Joseph C. Flickinger, died Sept. 23, 1999.

Surviving are: sons, Scott Matthews, Montana, Craig Matthews, Lewistown, and Todd Matthews, Northumberland; brothers and sister, William E. Marker, Jones J. Marker and Nancy J. Gibbons, all of Lewistown; and five grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother, John L. "Jack" Marker.

She had worked for Danks Department Store and was office manager for Dr. Riden for 20 years.

She was a member of Lewistown Moose Lodge 143, the March of Dimes, and the United States Air Force Auxiliary.

Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Barr Funeral Home, 120 Logan St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Howard Houtz officiating. Interment will be in Maitland Brethren Cemetery.

Friends may call 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 26 N. Brown St., Lewistown, PA 17044.

 


Joseph C. Flickinger
LEWISTOWN - Joseph C. Flickinger, 59, of 425 Summit Drive, Lewistown, died at 9:55 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, 1999, at his home.

Born Dec. 4, 1939, in Lewistown, he was a son of the late George M. and Veney R. (Scott) Flickinger. His wife, Helen (Marker) Flickinger, whom he married March 27, 1999, survives.

Also surviving are: stepsons, R. Scott Matthews of Montana, Craig A. Matthews of Lewistown and Todd E. Matthews of Northumberland; sister, Mrs. Charles (Madeline) Stull of Reedsville; and five step-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother, George Flickinger.

He was an electrical technician for EM Dunlap, State College.

He was also a U.S. Air Force veteran, retiring after 20 years of service in 1977.

He served three tours in Vietnam. He served with the 82nd ABN while in Vietnam and was awarded the 82nd ABN Certificate, Army Good Conduct Medal and the Army Combat Infantry Badge. He was also awarded an Air Force Good Conduct Medal, Purple Heart with two clusters, Air Force Commendation Medal, Bronze Star, Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm and many other decorations for his military service.

He was a member of the Air Force Association; Central Pennsylvania Chapter of the 82nd Airborne Division Association; Chapter 64, Carlisle of the Special Forces Association; Juniata Valley Chapter 13 of the Disabled American Veterans; Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7011; Chapter 791 of the Vietnam Veterans of America; Mifflin County Veterans Association, of which he served as senior vice commander; American Legion Post 90; and Loyal Order of the Moose 143.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Barr Funeral Home, 120 Logan St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Brad Williams officiating. Local military services will follow at the Lind Memorial Cemetery. Interment will be held in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, where there will also be military services.

Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, where there will be a scripture reading at 8:45 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice: The Bridge, 1126 W. Fourth St., Lewistown, PA 17044 or Disabled American Veterans, c/o Gary G. Stimely, 25 Valley View Lane, McVeytown, PA 17051.


Harold W. Flood Sr.
MCCLURE - Harold W. Flood Sr., 78, McClure, died at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 19, 1999, at his home following an extended illness.

Born May 13, 1921, in Loysville, he was a son of the late Edgar and Della (Gutshall) Flood. His wife, Geraldine (Howell) Flood, whom he married March 11, 1941, survives.

Also surviving are: sons, Harold W. Flood Jr., Ronald N. Flood, and Steffen L. Flood, all of McClure; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, having served in the Pacific Theater.

In 1982, he retired from the Standard Steel after nine years of service as a sawsetter. Prior to that, he had worked for the former American Viscose for 27 years.

He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, McClure, where he had served on the church council. He was also a member of the Heiser-Hoffman VFW Post 5640, Middleburg and he enjoyed gardening.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5 at the Trinity Lutheran Church, McClure, with the Rev. Phil Thorsen officiating. Interment will be in McClure Union Cemetery, where graveside military honors will be conducted by VFW Post 5640, Middleburg.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Trinity Lutheran Church, McClure, PA 17841.

Aurand Funeral Home Inc., is in charge of arrangements.


Kenneth W. Focht
LEWISTOWN - Kenneth W. Focht, 77, of 210 Rosewood Ave., Lewistown, died at 7:l0 a.m. Saturday March 6, 1999, at the Lewistown Hospital.

Born Feb. 18, 1922, in Mifflin, he was the son of the late Harry and Anna (Kinser) Focht.

Surviving are: children, Charlotte A. Martonik, Youngstown, 0hio and Michael D. Focht, Lancaster; and a sister, Mary Shore, Washington state.

He was preceded in death by four brothers and two sisters.

He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.

He worked for the American Viscose Corporation for 31 years and later for Standard Steel, Burnham. Following his retirement from Standard Steel, he was named the station master for the Lewistown Junction Railroad and was instrumental in fund raising for the station restoration project.

He was a member of the Lake Park United Methodist Church.

Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Raymond T. Brinson officiating. Interment will be in Westminster Presbyterian Cemetery, Mifflintown.

There will be no public viewing.


Charles R. Fogleman
MECHANICSBURG - Charles R. Fogleman, 56, of Mechanicsburg, died of natural causes Wednesday, Oct. 13, 1999, at Holy Spirit Hospital, Camp Hill.

Born Sept. 18, 1943, in Port Royal, he was the son of Kathryn (Arnold) Fogleman of Thompsontown and the late Robert Fogleman. His wife, Donna L. (Schlegel) Fogleman, survives.

Also surviving are: a daughter, Judi D. Misere, Mechanicsburg; sisters, Pauline Fogleman, Baton Rouge, La. and Ruth Ann Shemory, Port Royal.

He was a retired herbal resource coordinator for Ashcombs, Mechanicsburg.

He was a member of the Bowmansdale Church of God and the president and member of the Pennsylvania Herb Association.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Cocklin Funeral Home Inc., 30 N. Chestnut St., Dillsburg, with the Rev. Wayne Gosnell officiating. Interment will be in the Union Cemetery, Mifflintown.

Friends may call from 9:30 until the time of the services at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to: the Bowmansdale Church of God, 101 E. Lisburn Road, Bowmansdale, PA 17008.


Maude R. Fogleman
MCALISTERVILLE - Maude R. Fogleman, 93, of McAlisterville, died at 7:55 p.m. Tuesday, May 2, 2000, at Manor Care Nursing Home, Camp Hill.

Born Nov. 25, 1906, in Juniata County, she was a daughter of the late Lucian W. and Laura B. (Fry) Rickenbaugh. Her husband, Clarence R. Fogleman, whom she married Feb. 12, 1932, died Dec. 26, 1992.

She is survived by a daughter, Donna L. Shelley, McAlisterville, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

She was the last of her immediate family, having been preceded in death by brothers and sisters Raymond Rickenbaugh, Stanley Rickenbaugh, Charles Rickenbaugh, Ruth R. Landis and Lorene Rickenbaugh.

Early in life, she had been employed at L. Shellenberger Garment Factory, McAlisterville; The Cannery, McAlisterville; and as a floor lady for the Liverpool Dress Factory.

She was a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, McAlisterville, where she was in the Ladies Bible Class and was a charter member of Rebekah Lodge 384, McAlisterville.

She enjoyed gardening and baking.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, McAlisterville, with the Rev. James Park Bricker officiating. Interment will be in Hillside Cemetery, McAlisterville.

Friends may call from 4-9 p.m. today at Ronald C. Sheaffer Funeral Home, 16 Westfall St., McAlisterville, where family will be present from 7-9 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hillside Cemetery Association, c/o Sandy Kinney, RR1, Box 2785, McAlisterville, PA 17049.


Robert D. Foltz
LEWISTOWN - Robert D. Foltz, 72, of 3345 Route 103 North, Lewistown, died at 3:55 a.m. Wednesday, March 22, 2000, at Ohesson Manor, Lewistown.

Born July 2, 1927, in Granville, he was a son of the late Dale E. and Anna C. (Knox) Foltz. His wife, Martha (McMullen) Foltz, whom he married Nov. 14, 1951, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Mrs. Terry (Mary Ann) Reed, Reading, David E. Foltz, Westland, Mich., and Thomas D. Foltz, Lewistown; brothers and sisters, Gerald K. Foltz, Mrs. Vernon (Dorothea) Shawver, and Mrs. Charles (Geraldine) Miller, all of Lewistown, Ann Louise James, McVeytown, Mrs. Paul (Edwina) Hess, Camp Hill, Mrs. Darle (Florence) Bilger, Orbisonia RR, and Mrs. Charles (Jacqueline) Boyden, Granville; and six grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother, H. Eugene Foltz, in February of 1998.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

He was employed in the heat treating department in test preparation at Standard Steel.

He was a member of Granville United Methodist Church and the Methodist Men's Club of the church. He was also a member of the Rocky Hollow Hunting Camp.

Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Raymond T. Brinson Jr. officiating. Interment will be in Juniata Memorial Park.

Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Granville United Methodist Church, 109 Packet Boat Road, Lewistown, PA 17044.


Lida B. Dillman Foose
LEWISTOWN - Lida B. Dillman Foose, 87, of Beverly Healthcare-William Penn Nursing Home, Lewistown, and formerly of Mifflintown RR2, died at 5:18 a.m. Monday, Sept. 27, 1999, at the home.

Born Dec. 24, 1911, in Seville, Perry County, she was a daughter of the late Martin and Ann (Fritz) Fuller. Her husband, Harry B. Dillman, died May 9, 1943.

Surviving are: sons and daughters, Martin L. Dillman, Mount Pleasant Mills, Guy P. Dillman, Mifflintown RR1, Harry W. Dillman, Athens, N.Y., Kenneth L. Foose, Mifflintown, Preston G. Fosselman, McAlisterville, Betty Notestine, Harrisburg, and Barbara Rotz, Orrstown; a sister, Margaret Hoffman, Thompsontown; 14 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three sisters and one brother.

She worked on the railroad during World War II. Later, she was a cook for Zimmies Diner, Mifflintown, and the Mifflintown American Legion.

She attended Grace Covenant Church, Thompsontown RR2.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Guss Funeral Home, 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown, with the Rev. Glen R. Peachey officiating. Interment will be in Buffalo Cemetery, Seville Township, Perry County.

Family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Grace Covenant Church, RR2, Box 198N, Thompsontown, PA 17094.


Geraldine B. Ford
MIFFLIN - Geraldine B. Ford, 80, of Licking Street, Mifflin, died at 4:12 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 28, 1999, at the Locust Grove Retirement Village, HC 67, Mifflin.

Born June 30, 1919, in Mifflin, she was a daughter of the late John Oliver and Violet Mae (Wetzler) Barton. Her husband, Gerald E. Ford Sr, died Oct. 22, 1995.

Surviving are: children, Patricia A. Carson, New Holland and Gerald E. Ford Jr., Newport RR2; sister and brothers, Helen "Toni" Stoner, Camp Hill, William Barton, Mifflintown, and Robert Barton, Mifflintown RR2; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

She was a 1938 graduate of Juniata Joint High School, MIfflintown.

She worked for many years as a secretary at the American Viscose Corporation, Lewistown; then in the cafeteria at Juniata Joint High School; and retired as bookkeeper at Juniata Lumber and Supply, Mifflin.

She was a member of the Messiah Lutheran Church, Mifflintown; the Crawford-Brubaker Post 5863 VFW Ladies Auxiliary, Mifflintown, and the Juniata County Retired School Employees Association.

Services will be held at 12:30 p.m. Thursday at the Guss Funeral Home, 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown, with the Rev. Claude R. Baublitz officiating. Interment will be in the Presbyterian Cemetery, Mifflintown.

Friends may call from 11:30 a.m. until the time of the services Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Friends of Locust Grove, HC 67, Mifflin, PA 17058.


Beverly J. Forgy
LEWISTOWN - Beverly J. Forgy, 64, of 110 Delaware Ave., Lewistown, died at 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 16, 2000, at her residence.

Born Feb. 13, 1935, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of the late John P. and Dorothea (Henry) Liddick.

She is survived by a sister, Norma Liddick Bloom, 138 Nittany St., Pleasant Gap.

She was preceded in death by a brother, John F. Liddick.

Early in life, she was a cook at the Honeycreek Inn.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hoenstine Funeral Home Inc., 75 Logan St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Jacob T. Traxler officiating. Interment will be in Lind Memorial Cemetery.

Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of services Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to SUN Home Health, 2 Hudson Ave., Lewistown, PA 17044.


Kenneth E. Forry
THOMPSONTOWN - Kenneth E. Forry, 68, of Thompsontown RR1, died at 12:06 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21, 1999, at Meda Nipple Nursing Home, Thompsontown RR1.

Born Nov. 16, 1930, in Millerstown, he was a son of the late Earl W. Forry and Mae J. (Swartz) Forry Arnold.

Surviving are: brother and sister, Eugene W. Forry, Port Royal, and Mabel I. Goodling, McAlisterville.

He was preceded in death by brothers and sister, Edwin Forry, Lawrence Forry and Sarah A. Staley.

He attended Red Bank, Greenwood and Cocolamus grammar schools.

He was employed by Precisionware, Thompsontown; Glass's Bakery, Duncannon; Redwood Kitchens, Port Royal; Empire Kosher, Mifflintown; and as a janitor in the Pennsylvania State Capitol News Room, Harrisburg.

He was a member of Bethlehem-Whiteland Church, Millerstown RR2.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Ronald C. Sheaffer Funeral Home, 16 Westfall St., McAlisterville, with the Rev. Terry A. Sheldon officiating. Interment will be in Bethlehem Cemetery, Millerstown RR2.

Friends may call from 4-9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, where family will be present from 7-9 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to: American Diabetes Association, 2040 Linglestown Road, Suite 106, Harrisburg, PA 17110.


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