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Edward M. Fortney
NEWTON HAMILTON - Edward M. Fortney, 74, of 180 Church St., Newton Hamilton, died at 9:40 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5, 1999, at his home.

Born Dec. 28, 1924, in Newton Hamilton, he was the son of the late Ranels and Jennie C. (Sechrist) Fortney. His wife, Lillian (Everets) Fortney, whom he married Dec. 11, 1944, survives.

Also surviving are: daughters, Bonnie L. Miller, Harrisburg and Mrs. Max (Joanne) Hess, Huntingdon; brothers, William R. Fortney, McVeytown RR1, Robert C. Fortney Sr, Silverford Heights, Mount Union RR, and Jack I. Fortney, Mount Union RR1; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a granddaughter.

He was schooled in the Newton Hamilton and Mount Union schools.

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

He was the former owner-operator of Fortney's Exxon Station, Mount Union, for a number of years. He also drove school bus for the Mount Union Area School District.

He was Methodist by faith and a former member of the McVeytown Masonic Lodge and the Junior Mechanics at Newton Hamilton. He was a retired member of the Newton Wayne Fire Company.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Robert D. Heath Funeral Home, Mount Union, with the Rev. Donald Pellman officiating. Interment will be in the Newton Hamilton Memorial Cemetery.

Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. today, where a fireman's memorial service will be held at 7:30 p.m., and from 9 a.m. until the hour of the service Friday at the funeral home.


Harold C. Foster
GRANVILLE - Harold C. Foster, 72, a resident of the Malta Home, Granville, formerly of 31 Riverview Drive, McVeytown, died at 10:15 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 19, 1999, at the home.

Born May 9, 1927, in Mapleton Depot, he was a son of the late Clair J. and Emma (White) Foster. His wife, Verna M. (Harshbarger) Foster, whom he married Feb. 20, 1959, survives.

Also surviving are: two sons, James C. Foster, Stafford, Va. and John C. Foster, McVeytown; a sister, Mrs. Charles (Mary) David, Womelsdorf; a brother, Gerald D. Foster, Huntingdon; two grandchildren and two step-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by an infant brother, James L. Foster.

He had served with the United States Army, having served with the 26th Field Artillery Battalion.

Early in life, he was a farmer and a school bus driver. He also worked as a meat cutter at the A&P Grocery Store in Mount Union and as a road supervisor for Union Township in Huntingdon County. He retired in 1989 as project manager for Riverside Farms Inc., Huntingdon.

He was a member of McVeytown United Methodist Church.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Harshbarger Funeral Home, 3 South Market St., McVeytown, with the Rev. Marian E. Hartman officiating. Interment will be in Juniata Memorial Park.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to the McVeytown United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 347, McVeytown, PA 17051 or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 551, Lewistown, PA 17044, or to the American Heart Association, 101 Howard Ave., Building D, Suite 101, Altoona, PA 16601.


Madison Kay Foster
STATE COLLEGE - Madison Kay Foster of 448 Douglas St., State College, died at 6:47 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11, 2000, at Hershey Medical Center.

Born Feb. 11, 2000, at Hershey Medical Center, she was a daughter of Terry L. and Dawn M. (Savage) Foster, 448 Douglas St., State College.

Surviving are: twin sister, Hannah Jane Foster, at home; maternal grandparents, James and Dorothy (Drum) Savage, Columbus, Ohio; paternal grandparents, Robert and Brenda (Showalter) Foster, Belleville; paternal great-grandparents, Robert and Betty (Wagner) Showalter, Mill Creek; and paternal great-grandmother, Mabel (Davis) Foster, Newton Hamilton.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family.

There will be no public viewing.

Wetzler Funeral Service Inc., 206 N. Spring St., Bellefonte, is in charge of arrangements.


Raymond Hayes Fowler
CHADDS FORD - Raymond Hayes Fowler, 68, of Chadds Ford, died Tuesday, Oct. 26, 1999, at VITAS Hospice House-St. Agnes Hospital, Philadelphia.

Born Aug. 11, 1931, in Lewistown, he was a son of the late Ezra and Mae (Hayes) Fowler. His wife of 41 years, Barbara K. Fowler, survives.

Also surviving are: sons, David Matthew Fowler, Malvern and Wayne Allen Fowler, all of Windham, N.H.; brother, Earl E. Fowler, Springfield; and two grandsons.

He was a graduate of Derry Township High School and Juniata College. He completed two years of graduate work at the University of Pennsylvania.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served at the Army Chemical Center, Edgewood, Md., for two years.

He retired as a chemist in 1991 from I.C.I. Americas Inc.

A memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Chandler Funeral Home, 2506 Concord Pike, Sharpley, Wilmington, Del. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: the VITAS Hospice Charitable Fund, Philadelphia PMB: 618, 1735 Market St., Suite A, Philadelphia, PA 19103-7588 or to the American Cancer Society, 92 Read's Way, Suite 205, New Castle, DE 19720.

Chandler Funeral Homes and Crematory, Dela., is in charge of arrangements.


Sarah E. Frank
YEAGERTOWN - Sarah E. Frank, 80, of 124 N. Main St., Yeagertown, died at 9:25 p.m. Wednesday, March 31, 1999, at her home.

Born Jan. 7, 1919, in Yeagertown, she was the daughter of the late George M. and Anna (Wyland) Ferguson. Her husband, William A. Frank Sr., died Oct. 16, 1979.

Surviving are: children, Mrs. Stanley (Linda) Goss, 1523 Snook Road, McClure, Donna Lee Frank, 124 N. Main St., Yeagertown, William A. Frank Jr., 347 Walnut St., Belleville, Mrs. George (Dorene) Filson, 62 Spanogle Ave., Lewistown, and Mrs. Alfred (Darlene) Elder, 15 N. Main St., Yeagertown; sisters, Mrs. Merle (Flora) McCardle, Yeagertown, Vivian Johnson, Potters Mills, Mary F. Hess, Belleville, and Mrs. Warren (Janet) Hess, Hustontown; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by four brothers, four sisters, a half-brother, and a half-sister.

She was a homemaker, and co-owner of Frank's Snow Kone Concession at the Grange Fair, Centre Hall.

She was a member of Holy Communion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Yeagertown.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Heller-Hoenstine Burnham Funeral Home, 108 First Ave., Burnham, with the Rev. Philip C. Tundel officiating. Interment will be in Church Hill Cemetery, Reedsville.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to: Holy Communion Evangelical Lutheran Church, North Main Street, Yeagertown, PA 17099.


Foster S. 'Chubb' Frankhouser Jr.
MILROY - Foster S. "Chubb" Frankhouser Jr., 69, of 158 College Ave., Milroy, died at 8:15 p.m. Friday in the emergency room of the Lewistown Hospital.

Born Feb. 8, 1930, in Barrville, he was the son of the late Marian Ruth (Sweitzer) and Foster S. Frankhouser Sr. His wife, Phyllis M. (Fultz) Frankhouser, whom he married Dec. 4, 1953, survives.

Also surviving are: daughters, Debra L. Warntz, Lewistown and Donna L. Hassinger, New Lancaster Valley; brothers, Sherwood Frankhouser, Belleville and Dallas M. Frankhouser, Barrville; and three grandchildren.

He was a 1948 graduate of Reedsville High School.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict.

He worked for 35 years at Overhead Door, Lewistown and retired from Penn State University after seven years of service.

He attended St. Mark's United Methodist Church, Havice Valley.

He was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge 143, Lewistown, the Moose Legion 41, the Belleville VFW 5935, and the Indian Valley Warrior Club. He was also a life member of the City, Hook and Ladder Fire Co., and was a great supporter of the Indian Valley Girls Basketball Team.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Bohn Funeral Home, Reedsville, with the Rev. L. Ed Moore and Marshall Deckard officiating. Interment will be in Church Hill Cemetery, Reedsville.

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


Thelma P. 'Peg' Franklin
LEWISTOWN - Thelma P. "Peg" Franklin, 71, of 143 Klondike Drive, Lewistown, died at 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 20, 2000, at her residence.

Born March 27, 1928, in Reedsville, she was a daughter of the late William Franklin and Bessie (Specht) Fultz. Her husband, William G. Franklin, died Dec. 11, 1985.

Surviving are: daughters, Mrs. Russell (Connie) Harlon Jr., 144 Klondike Drive, Lewistown and Bonnie Lou Franklin, 143 Klondike Drive, Lewistown; two grandsons and two great-grandchildren.

She was the last of her immediate family.

She worked as a dietary aid at Lewistown Hospital for 28 years, retiring in 1990.

She was a member of the Salvation Army and the ladies auxiliary of the Brooklyn Hose Co.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Hoenstine Funeral Home Inc., 75 Logan St., Lewistown, with Captain Eddie Purvis officiating. Interment will be in Birch Hill Cemetery.

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


John A. Fraser
BELLEVILLE - John A. Fraser, 79, of 301 King Lane, Belleville, died at 3:21 a.m. Thursday, June 10, 1999, at Lewistown Hospital.

Born April 19, 1920, in Philadelphia, he was a son of the late John and Martha (Ellis) Fraser. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Rachel G. (Rowell) Fraser. His wife, Gladys V. (Hockenberry) Hannon of 301 King Lane, Belleville, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Judith K. Wolff Hy, Lakewood, Colo., Jacqueline Gasbarra, Westminster, Colo., John C. Fraser, Chicago, Ill.; stepchildren, Ray B. Hannon, Oakdale, Gerna L. Shade, Blair P. Hannon and Rickie L. Hannon, all of Lewistown, and Wayne E. Hannon, Burnham; three grandchildren, 11 step-grandchildren and 10 step-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother, George J. Fraser.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict.

He was a supervisor for the Pennsylvania Railroad for more than 40 years, retiring in 1979.

He was a Methodist by faith and attended St. Mark's Episcopal Church.

He was a member of Bristol Lodge F&AM.

Services will be held at noon Sunday at the Heller-Hoenstine Burnham Funeral Home, 108 First Ave., Burnham, with the Rev. Derald Stump officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Gardens of Laurel, Laurel, Miss..

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

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 501 Howard Ave., Bldg. D, Altoona, PA 16601.


Harold A. Fredd Sr.
BURNHAM - Harold A. Fredd Sr., 75, 104 Fifth Ave., Burnham, died at 6:17 p.m. Friday, Nov. 19, 1999, at his residence.

Born Nov. 20, 1923, in Modena, he was a son of the late Harold E. and Annabelle (McGinnis) Fredd. His wife, Donna (Houser) Fredd, whom he married in 1962, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Jay Michael Fredd, Allentown, Harold A. Fredd Jr., Wisconsin, and Mrs. Gary (Joanna) Wolfe, Lewistown; and seven grandchildren.

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

He retired from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Resources.

He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Burnham.

Memorial services will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Burnham, with the Rev. Clyde B. Singh officiating. Interment will be private.

There will be no public viewing.

Memorial contributions may be made to: the Hospice Tree of Life, c/o Lewistown Hospital, Lewistown, PA 17044.

Barr Funeral Home, 120 Logan St., is in charge of arrangements.


Connie L. Fredericks
YEAGERTOWN - Connie L. Fredericks, 59, of 10 Weyant Drive, Yeagertown, died at 10:15 a.m. Saturday, July 17, 1999, at the Locust Grove Retirement Village, Mifflintown.

Born Oct. 9, 1939, in Lewistown, she was the daughter of Lena (Simpkins) Rager of Yeagertown and the late Ray Rager. Her husband, Harry G. Fredericks Jr. of Yeagertown, whom she married April 19, 1954, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Mrs. William (Kathy) Pidgeon, Edgley, Michael G. Fredericks Sr., Levittown, Mrs. Dennis (Patti) Weyant and Harry G. Fredericks III, Yeagertown; and 10 grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.

She was a cold prep person for Chi-Chi's Restaurant in Langhorne for 10 years, retiring due to disability.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the mausoleum of Juniata Memorial Park, with the Rev. William Pidgeon officiating.

There will be no public viewing.

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

Hoenstine Funeral Homes Inc., 75 Logan St., Lewistown, is in charge of arrangements.


Charles D. 'Chick' Free
LEWISTOWN - Charles D. "Chick" Free, 81, a resident of Beverly Healthcare-William Penn, Lewistown, formerly of Church and Reservoir streets, Mapleton, died at 1:48 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 19, 1999, at the nursing home.

Born April 27, 1918, in Mapleton, he was the son of the late Harry and Edna (Smith) Free. His wife, Ruthe E. (Dearing) Free, whom he married Oct. 9, 1937, in Cumberland, Md., died Nov. 10, 1984.

Surviving are: children, Mrs. John (Cynthia) Montgomery, Havelock, N.C., Michael D. Free, Lake Worth, Fla., and Andrew D. Free, Saskatchewan, Canada; a sister, Jane Smith, Coalport; eight grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by brothers and sisters, Royer Smith, Helen Logan, Catherine Maxton, John Smith and Paul Smith.

He was a 1936 graduate of Mount Union High School.

He was a U. S. Navy veteran of World War II and served in both the North Atlantic and South Pacific Theatres of Operations.

He was employed by B.W. Reeder Hardware, Mount Union; the American Viscose, Lewistown; as a security guard at Elco Corporation, Huntingdon; and as a crane operator for the Pennsylvania Railroad.

He was a member of the Mapleton Presbyterian Church.

Services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Robert D. Heath Funeral Home, Mount Union, with the Rev. Robert Walsh officiating. Interment will be in the Bowmans Chapel Cemetery, Mapleton RR1.

Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. Saturday and from 9 a.m. until the time of the services Sunday at the funeral home.


Carl Joseph Freed
REEDSVILLE - Carl Joseph Freed, 69, a resident at Outlook Pointe Commons, Reedsville died at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28, 1999, at the Commons.

Born Feb. 1, 1930, in Naginey, he was a son of the late Joseph and Flora May (Stimely) Freed.

Surviving are: sister and brother, Abodale McNitt, Valley View, Belleville, and John David Freed, Reedsville; and stepbrother, John Estright, Dillsburg.

He was preceded in death by brothers, C. Ellsworth Freed in 1968, Richard G. Freed in 1985, and Frank L. Freed in 1988; and stepmother, Sarah (Estright) Freed.

He was a 1949 graduate of Reedsville High School.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict.

He had worked at F.W. Woolworth, Lewistown; Bethlehem Steel, Johnstown; and at New Holland in the production control department, retiring in 1991 after 27 years of service.

He was a member of East Kishacoquillas Presbyterian Church in Reedsville, the Free and Accepted Masons of McVeytown, and the Lewistown Royal Arts Chapter of the Lewistown Commandery.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Bohn Funeral Home, Reedsville, with the Rev. Alice Meloy and the Rev. Charles McGaha officiating. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Milroy.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice: The Bridge, 1126 W. 4th St., Lewistown, PA 17044 or to East Kishacoquillas Presbyterian Church, PO Box 485, Reedsville, PA 17084.


J. Paul French
DAVIDSVILLE - J. Paul French, 81, of Carpenter Park Road, Davidsville, formerly of Mifflintown, died Wednesday, April 12, 2000, at Laurel Wood Care Center, Johnstown.

Born Feb. 16, 1919, in Mattawana, he was a son of the late William H. and Ruth M. (Kaufman) French. His first wife, Sarah (Miller) French, died July 11, 1991. His second wife of seven years, Evelyn (Knavel) Shetler French, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Larry French, North Carolina, Daryl French, Richfield, William French and Thomas French, both of Mifflintown; stepchildren, Sherrill Koontz, Johnstown, Myles Shetler, Hollsopple, Arden Shetler, Mentor, Ohio; brothers and sister, Mark French and David French, both of Mattawana, Jesse French, Lewistown, Samuel French, Harry French, and Mary Alice French, all of McVeytown and Ray French, Kansas; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; 12 step-grandchildren and four step-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Norman Dale French; two infant children; two brothers and one sister.

He was a retired farmer and carpenter. He was also employed as a groundskeeper for Glen Lehman Woodcrafts.

He was a member of the Carpenters Park Mennonite Church and a former member of the Mattawana Mennonite Church.

He loved to read his Bible.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Mattawana Mennonite Church, Mifflin County, with the Rev. Gary Krabill and the Rev. Marvin Kaufman officiating. Interment will be in Pleasant View Cemetery.

Family will receive friends 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. today at the George E. Mason Funeral Home Inc., Davidsville and from 11 a.m. until the time of the services Saturday at the church.


Samuel J. French
MCVEYTOWN - Samuel J. French, 77, of McVeytown, died at 5:13 a.m. Wednesday, April 26, 2000, at Lewistown Hospital.

Born Jan. 18, 1923, in Bratton Township, he was a son of the late William H. and Ruth (Kauffman) French. His wife, Savilla C. (Renninger) French, whom he married July 3, 1943, died Aug. 22, 1990.

Surviving are: children, Lee French, Ryde, Sara J. French and Terry J. French, both of McVeytown; brothers and sisters, Mark E. French, Harry J. French Sr., and Mary Alice French, all of McVeytown RR, David W. French, Mattawana, Jesse A. French, Lewistown, and Raymond E. French, Hesston, Kan.; one granddaughter, three step-grandchildren and seven step-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Annie S. Smith, and three brothers, J. Paul French, Andrew E. French and Charles B. French.

He was a truck driver for Noerr Motor Freight, Lewistown, retiring in 1983.

He was a member of McVeytown United Methodist Church.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at McVeytown United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Marian E. Hartman officiating. Interment will be in Mattawana Cemetery, McVeytown.

Family will receive friends from 6:30-9 p.m. Friday at Harshbarger Funeral Home, 3 S. Market St., McVeytown.


Lyndel L. Frohm
CARLISLE - Lyndel L. Frohm, 49, of 537 N. Hanover St., Carlisle, died at 3:45 a.m. Thursday, April 1, 1999, at her mother's home at 1286 Back Maitland Road, Lewistown.

Born Feb. 1, 1950, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of Bertha L. (Lynn) Dell, 1286 Back Maitland Road, Lewistown, and the late Russell E. Dell, who died May 26, 1997.

Surviving are: a son, David L. Frohm, Carlisle; brother and sisters, Russell E. Dell, Lewistown, Mrs. Howard M. (Mary Ann) Shehan, McClure, Mrs. James R. (Cheryl E.) Bell, Lewistown, and Rhonda L. Dell, Mifflinburg; and two grandchildren.

She was a 1968 graduate of Chief Logan High School.

She was an account representative in the billing department of the Carlisle Hospital.

She was a member of the Ryde United Methodist Church, and the American Cancer Society.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Bohn Funeral Home, 55 N. Main St., Reedsville, with the Rev. Thomas B. Morningstar officiating. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Milroy.

Family will receive friends from noon until the time of services Saturday at the funeral home.

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


Philip Ray Froman
MOUNT UNION - Philip Ray Froman, 64, of Mount Union died Monday, Dec. 13, 1999, at the Veteran's Administration Hospital in Pittsburgh.

He is survived by his wife, Betty Flasher, Mount Union; children, Kevin Froman, Largo, Fla., Stephen Froman, St. Petersburg, Fla.; stepchildren, Donna Brenneman, York and David Shisler, Mount Union; brother, Donald Froman, Litchfield, Ill. and three grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

The Daniel T. D'Alessandro Funeral Home Ltd., 4522 Butler St., Pittsburgh, is in charge of arrangements.


Albert E. Fry
LEWISTOWN - Albert E. Fry, 55, of Rear 808 S. Wayne St., Lewistown, died at 4:45 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 3, 2000, at Lewistown Hospital.

Born July 12, 1944, in Mifflin County, he was a son of the late Albert and Mildred May (Decker) Fry. His wife, Patricia L. (Filler) Fry of Rear 808 S. Wayne St., Lewistown, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Mrs. Michael (Gaynell) Solt, 22 Feeder Ave., Lewistown, and Kevin A. L. Fry, 16 W. Fourth St., Lewistown; brother and sisters, John Wyland, Winder, Ga., Shirley Carolus, Duluth, Ga., Hazel Bowsman, Snook Road, McClure, Sandra Goodling, McClure, and Judy Haines, Lewistown; and seven grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a twin brother, Paul Fry, and a sister, Louise Gearhart.

He was a member of the National Guards for six years.

He was a meat cutter for Coble's Foods prior to his disability retirement.

He was also a member of the Owls Club, City Hook and Ladder Fire Company and East Derry Fire Company.

He was an avid gardener.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Mark's Cemetery, Alfarata, with Captain Eddie Purvis officiating.

There will be no public viewing, but family will receive friends from 9:45-10:45 a.m. Saturday at Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown.

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


Beatrice M. Fry
PORT ROYAL - Beatrice M. Fry, 88, of 907 Milford St., Port Royal, died at 12:15 p.m. Thursday, March 11, 1999, at her residence.

Born June 25, 1910, in Mattawana, she was the late William and Emma (Adams) Freed. She was preceded in death by her first husband, James V. Fry and her second husband Blair A. Fry.

Surviving are: sons, William L. Fry, Honey Grove RR1, Robert L. Fry, Port Royal, and F. Jesse Fry, Port Royal RR1; 21 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sons, Max L. Fry and Larry D. Fry; three brothers; a sister; and a grandson.

She was a member of South Juniata Baptist Church, Honey Grove RR1.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at South Juniata Baptist Church, with Pastor Dennis R. Thompson Jr. officiating. Interment will be in Adams Cemetery, Walker Township.

Friends may call from from noon until 9 p.m. Saturday at the Henry Funeral Home, Honey Grove, where family will be present from 7-9 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to: South Juniata Baptist Church, c/o Joan Milliken, RR1, Honey Grove, PA 17035.


Mildred E. 'Mid' Fry
LEWISTOWN - Mildred E. "Mid" Fry, 91, a resident of Ohesson Manor, Lewistown, formerly of West Water Street, Lewistown, died at 10:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 14, 2000, at the manor.

Born Oct. 6, 1908, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of the late Rufus and Bessie (Thornburg) Garrett.

Surviving are: children, Margaret A. Fry, Lewistown, and David K. Fry, Arnold, Md.; sister and brother, Elsie Rittenhouse, Lewistown, and J. Lewis Garrett, Phoenix, Ariz.; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, William John Fry III, in 1991; a sister, Margaret "Bob" Bossert, and a grandson.

Early in life, she was employed at American Viscose Corporation, Lewistown, and Lewistown Hospital. She then worked as a bookkeeper/clerk for Robert E. Johnson Plumbing and Heating for over 30 years, retiring in 1981.

She was a member of First United Methodist Church, Lewistown, where she was a member of the Administrative Board and a Sunday school teacher. She was also a member of the Twentieth Century Club and of the Mifflin County Girl Scouts and was a leader, trainer, board member, cookie chairman, and volunteer at Camp Barree.

Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown, with the Rev. David Schmuck officiating. Interment will be in St. Mark's Cemetery.

Friends may call from 1:30 p.m. until the time of services at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church, 200 E. Third St., Lewistown, PA 17044 or to the charity of one's choice.


Harry E. Frye
LANCASTER - Harry E. Frye, 54, 1708 Wiker Ave., Lancaster, died at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, 1999, in Mifflin County. He died of a heart attack while hunting.

Born in Maytown, he was a son of the late Ray and Olive (Byers) Frye. His wife, Ruthann (Earhart) Frye, whom he married Nov. 9, 1968, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Mrs. Robert (Lori Ann) Rauch, York, and Jeffrey L. Buch, Milroy; Timothy E. Buch, Lancaster, and Gregory S. Frye, Merchantville, N.J.; brothers and sisters, Ray A. Frye, Strasburg, Martin L. Frye and Nancy L. Frye, both of Elizabethtown, and Mary Louise Bigler, Linglestown; and six grandchildren.

He was a 1963 graduate of Donegal High School, Lancaster.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.

He was a production worker for the Mount Joy Wire Co. for 34 years.

He was a member of Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, the Strasburg Sportsmans Club, and president of the Gainful Investors Club. He was also a member of American Legion Post 34, Lancaster, and a member of the Liederkranz.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, bowling and golf.

Services were held Tuesday at Kearney A. Snyder Funeral Home, 141 E. Orange Street, Lancaster, with the Rev. Jennifer B. Clark officiating. Interment was in Mellinger's Mennonite Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the American Heart Association, 610 Community Way, Lancaster, PA 17603.

 


Paul H. 'Herb' Frye
DELMONT - Paul H. "Herb" Frye, 77, of Delmont, died Saturday, June 19, 1999 at Westmoreland Regional Hospital, Greensburg.

Born Oct. 5, 1921, in Boquet, Penn Township, he was a son of the late Harry B. and Anna L. (Paul) Frye. His wife of 55 years, Martha (Mitchell) Frye, survives.

Also surviving are: daughters, Marsha Frye Hartman, Huntingdon, Mrs. Albert (Mary F.) D'Ambrosia, Boalsburg, and Mrs. David (Mardi M.) Frye-Dunkelbarger, State College; and seven grandchildren.

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

He was a 1946 graduate of Juniata College, Huntingdon.

He was a veteran of World War II, having served as a lieutenant in the Submarine Service of the United States Navy.

He was a second generation Oldsmobile dealer and owner of Frye Motor Co. in Delmont for more than 40 years.

He was a member and elder of Delmont Presbyterian Church.

Services were held at Delmont Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Glen H. Burrows officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to:the Delmont Presbyterian Church Building Fund or to Juniata College.

John L. Bash Funeral Home, 152 Abbe Place, Delmont, (724) 468-8381, was in charge of arrangements.


Violet C. Frye
JERSEY SHORE - Violet C. Frye, 79, died Sunday, Oct. 31, 1999, at Manor Care, Jersey Shore.

Born March 14, 1920, in Alfarata, she was a daughter of the late Charles F. and Anna Mary (Fye) Henry. Her husband, Arthur E. Frye, died Dec. 22, 1969.

Surviving are: daughters, Donna M. Klinefelter, State College, Doris L. Jodun, Woolrich, Patricia A. Earon, RD Beech Creek, Dorothy C. Guerriero, Lock Haven, Ella M. Snyder, Lewisburg; brothers and sisters, Gerald Henry, McClure, Arch H. Henry, Belltown, Rella Klinger, Burnham, and Ester Sechrist, McVeytown; 12 grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; 16 great-great-grandchildren; and six step-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother, C. Russell Henry; a sister, Beatrice Steele; and a granddaughter, Cindy Lou Klinefelter.

She worked at the Ben High School and Mill Hall Elementary School cafeterias for 11 years, retiring in 1982.

She enjoyed crochet, yard work, word search puzzles and was an excellent cook and baker. She was also an avid Atlanta Braves fan.

She was a member of Mill Hall United Methodist Church.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Donald G. Walker Funeral Home, 231 High St., Flemington, with the Rev. Ellen Evans officiating. Interment will be in Rest Haven Memorial Park.

Family will receive friends from noon until the time of services Tuesday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association or to the Make A Wish Foundation - Clinton County.


Manis E. Fryer
MCCLURE - Manis E. Fryer, 78, of 9 Gap View Drive, McClure, died at 7:07 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 26, 1999, at Lewistown Hospital.

Born June 8, 1921, in Brady Township, Huntingdon County, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Alice (Wagner) Reed.

Surviving are: children, Mrs. Richard (Patricia) Speece, Treaster Valley, Milroy, Harry D. Fultz, Milroy, Mrs. David (Kay) Hunter, Milroy, Mrs. William (Sara) Hoover, Milroy, Mrs. John (Susan) Shawver, Jr., McClure, Larry T. Dippery, Lewistown; 11 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.

She was the last of her immediate family, having been preceded in death by five brothers and two sisters.

She was a homemaker.

She attended St. Mark's United Methodist Church, Havice Valley, Milroy.

Memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Mark's United Methodist Church, Milroy, with the Rev. L. Ed Moore Jr. and the Rev. Marshall Deckard officiating.

Interment will be in Salem Cemetery, Milroy RD1.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: St. Mark's United Methodist Church, c/o L. Ed Moore Jr, 2 Feeder Avenue, Lewistown, PA 17044.

Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Mary E. Frymoyer
THOMPSONTOWN - Mary E. Frymoyer, 73, of Thompsontown RR1 died at 3:47 a.m. Monday, July 5, 1999, at Polyclinic Medical Center, Harrisburg.

Born Nov. 7, 1925, in East Salem, she was a daughter of the late Harry J. and Pearl "Roper" Haubert. Her husband, Earl R. "Dudley" Frymoyer, whom she married Feb. 2, 1946, preceded her in death Aug. 8, 1989.

Surviving are: a daughter, Faith E. Frymoyer, Thompsontown RR1; a sister, Loise Haubert, Thompsontown RR1; and a brother, Max Haubert, Brookline Manor Convalescent Home, Mifflintown RR1.

She was preceded in death by brothers and sisters, Clair Jordan, Harry K. Haubert, Pauline Sweigart, Phyllis Nace and Maude Mengel.

She was a 1943 graduate of Thompsontown High School.

She and her husband owned and operated the Lazy Daisy Dairy Farm, Thompsontown RR1. She continued its operation for two years after her husband's death.

She was an avid vegetable and flower gardener, and enjoyed reading and traveling.

She was a member of East Salem United Methodist Church, where she had been a Sunday School teacher for the young adult class.

Recently she had been attending Bunkertown Church of the Brethren.

She was a member of the Holstein Association and the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau.

Services will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday at Ronald C. Sheaffer Funeral Home, 16 Westfall St., McAlisterville, with the Rev. Elwood O. Johnson officiating. Interment will be in East Salem Cemetery.

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

Memorials may be made to Bunkertown Church of the Brethren, Building Fund, RR1 Box 765, McAlisterville, PA 17049.


Barbara Jean Frysinger
HERSHEY - Barbara Jean Frysinger, 60, of Grantville, Pa., died 9:30 p.m., Sunday, May 30, 1999, at Hershey Medical Center.

Born Sept. 8, 1938 in Greensburg, Pa., she was a daughter of Jean C. Dillman, Grand Parkway North, and the late George R. Dillman. She is survived by her husband, Harry M. Frysinger.

Also surviving are: brothers, Richard J. Dillman, Carlisle and James C. Dillman, Lewistown; sister, Martha D. Williams, Lewistown; daughters, Debra A. Eckard, Hershey, Lisa J. Wepasnick, Palmyra and Michele LaVerdiere, Grantville.

Hoover Funeral Home, Linglestown, is in charge of funeral arrangements, which will be announced later.


Ian Paul Fuiek
PETERSBURG - Ian Paul Fuiek, 13, of 400 Washington St., Petersburg, died at 11 a.m. Friday, April 14, 2000, at his residence.

Born Sept. 27, 1986, in Lewistown, he was a son of Paul Fuiek of Petersburg and Sherry Lee (Hesser) Justice of Huntingdon.

He is also survived by maternal grandmother, Elizabeth Jean Hesser, Huntingdon, and paternal grandparents, John and Lela Fuiek, Huntingdon.

He was preceded in death by maternal grandfather, Dave Hesser, and paternal grandmother, Olga Fuiek.

He was an eighth grade student at Juniata Valley School.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Word of Life Fellowship Church, Huntingdon, with Pastor Dan Alway officiating. Interment will be at the convenience of the family at Riverview Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Word of Life Fellowship Church, RR2, Huntingdon, PA 16652.

Barr Funeral Home, 120 Logan St., Lewistown, is in charge of arrangements.


Charles M. Fultz Jr.
LEWISTOWN - Charles M. Fultz Jr., 70, 361 Caldwell Hill Road, Lewistown, died at 1:05 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17, 1999, at Brookline Village, State College.

Born June 20, 1929, in Belleville, he was a son of the late Anna Elizabeth (Musser) and Charles Marshall Fultz Sr. His wife, Betty M. (Fisher) Fultz, whom he married Sept. 18, 1948, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Charles M. Fultz III and Doris J. Fultz, both of Reedsville, Donald R. Fultz and Mrs. Keith (Beth) Hoar, both of Lewistown; brothers and sisters, Elsie Knepp, Belleville, Isabelle Lykens, Tyrone, Ivy Manbeck, Altoona, Josephine Newman, June Fultz and Mrs. Owen (Gertrude) Peters, all of Lewistown, and Mrs. Daniel (Joyce) Hostetler, Milroy; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and one step-great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by a stillborn daughter, Connie Louise, in 1952; a brother, Lloyd Fultz; and one sister, Winifred Allison.

He worked as a press and shear operator at New Holland for 40 1/2 years, retiring in Dec. 1985.

He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Belleville.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. John's Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Lois Martin officiating. Interment will be in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to: St. John's Lutheran Church, 3597 West Main St., Belleville, PA 17004.

Donald E. Baggus Funeral Home, Belleville, is in charge of arrangements.


Chester L. Fultz
WILLIAMSPORT - Chester L. Fultz, 73, of 933 High St., Williamsport, died Tuesday, April 6, 1999, at his residence after a lengthy illness.

Born March 19, 1926, in Lewistown, he was the son of the late Howard M. and Jane D. (McNitt) Fultz. His wife, Mary A. (Weicksel) Fultz, whom he married Aug. 26, 1950, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Kathryn J. Gingerich, York, Kenneth W. Fultz, Columbus, Ohio, and Susan E. Weaver, Williamsport; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was a graduate of Milroy High School.

He was a veteran, having served in the U. S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He was a production engineer for Piper Aircraft, Lock Haven, retiring in 1986 after 26 years of service.

He was a member of Church of the Savior and its Keenagers. He was also a member of Ivy Lodge 397 in Williamsport and the Williamsport Consistory.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Church of the Savior, Memorial Avenue and Grier Street, Williamsport, with the Rev. Harlan Frank Showers officiating. Interment will be in North Bend Cemetery, North Bend.

Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. Friday at the Maneval Funeral Home, 500 W. 4th St., Williamsport and from 10:30 until the time of the services Saturday at the church.

Family will provide all flowers.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Church of the Savior, Lutheran 522, Grier St., Williamsport, PA 17701.


Grace M. Fultz
LEBANON - Grace M. Fultz, 91, of Spang Crest Manor, Lebanon, died Saturday, April 24, 1999, at the Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon.

Born Dec. 28, 1907, in Oakland Mills, Juniata County, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Annie (Benner) Hart. She was preceded in death by her husband, Miles F. Fultz.

Surviving are: daughters, Mrs. Richard (Anna Mae) Houser, Annville, Mrs. Walt (Mary Jane) Tignanelli, Port Royal, and Mrs. Paul (Betty Ann) George, Lebanon; sister, Ruth Kinsey, Lititz; 15 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by daughters, Thelma Oberholtzer, Shirley Fultz; brothers, Clair Hart and Jacob Hart; sisters, Elizabeth Hart, Alma Hart, and Mary Leister.

She retired as a seamstress in 1969 from the former Demford Mills, Lebanon.

She was a member of the Bethel Springs Brethren in Christ Church, and attended the Lebanon God's Missionary Church.

She enjoyed bus trips with the Ephrata and Strasburg Senior Citizens.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at God's Missionary Church, 2127 Hill St., Lebanon. Interment will be in Hershey Mennonite Church Cemetery, Kinser.

Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday and from 10 a.m. until the time of the services Wednesday at the church.

Strauss-Kreamer & Lum Funeral Home, 48 W. Market St., Jonestown, is in charge of arrangements.


Harry H. Fultz Sr.
MIDDLEBURG - Harry H. Fultz Sr., of Orange Park, Fla., formerly of Middleburg, died Sunday, Feb. 13, 2000.

He was born in Mifflin County, and moved to Florida in 1983. His wife, Peggy Fultz, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Harry H. Fultz Jr., Christopher Wayne Fultz and Pamela Summers; brothers and sister, Harold Fultz, Kenneth Fultz, Robert Fultz and Gloria Colpetzer; and five grandchildren.

He was a veteran, having served in the United States Navy.

He was a member of Berean Baptist Church, Orange Park, Fla.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Berean Baptist Church, 4459 Highway 17, Orange Park, Fla., with the Rev. Tom Neal officiating. Interment will be in Holly Hill Memorial Park, Middleburg, Fla.

Family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. today at Hardage-Giddens Rivermead Funeral Home, 950 Park Ave., Orange Park, Fla.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Berean Baptist Church, 4459 Highway 17, Orange Park, FL.

 
Mary Elizabeth 'Lib' Funk
LEWISTOWN - Mary Elizabeth "Lib" Funk, 78, of 904 Heinemann Ave., Lewistown, died at 8:10 p.m. Friday, May 19, 2000, at Ohesson Manor Nursing Home.

Born May 29, 1921, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of the late Jay V. and Linnie (Spigelmyer) Montgomery. Her husband, Gerald W. Funk, whom she married May 13, 1941, survives.

Also surviving are: sons, Jeffery A. Funk, Mifflintown, and Brian D. Funk, Mt. Holly, N.J.; sister and brother, Anna Mae Stitt and Paul J. Montgomery, both of Lewistown; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

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

She was a homemaker and, early in life, she worked as a waitress at Goss Cafe, Lewistown, and as a seamstress for Cluett-Peabody Shirt Factory, Lewistown.

She was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ.

She had been active in the Chapel Program for 27 years at various Air Force bases in the Philippines, Japan and throughout the the United States, while traveling with her husband while he was in the Air Force.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hoenstine Funeral Home Inc., 75 Logan St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Dean M. Bobb officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Rock Cemetery, Lewistown.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Trinity United Church of Christ, PO Box 1213, Lewistown, PA 17044.


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