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Nester J. 'Eddie' Hackenberg
MIDDLEBURG - Nester J. " Eddie" Hackenberg, 71, of Middleburg RR1, died Thursday, March 9, 2000, at his home.

Born May 27, 1928, in Franklin Township, Snyder County, he was a son of the late Hoyt Henry and Mary Jane (Gill) Hackenberg. His wife, Jacqueline E. (Shambach) Hackenberg, whom he married March 12, 1949, survives.

Also surviving are: a daughter, Mrs. Lynn (Cheryl L.) Ritter, Middleburg RR1; six sisters, Jean Shambach, Elva Mitchell, and twin sister, Esther Keister, all of Middleburg RR1, Betty Zechman, Penns Creek, Doris Walter, Middleburg, and Peggy Weikel, Mifflinburg RR1; two brothers, Verdon Hackenberg, Mount Pleasant Mills RR1, and Barry Hackenberg, Mifflinburg RR1; three grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Karen Ann Bridy, on Nov. 3, 1985; a sister, Martha Walter; and five brothers, Howard Hackenberg, Rudolph Hackenberg, Sheldon Hackenberg and infant twin boys.

He was a self-employed carpenter for more than 40 years and was serving his sixth term as Franklin Township Supervisor.

He was a member of Zion United Methodist Church, Middleburg RR1, where he served in numerous offices which included superintendent since 1968, trustee and Sunday school teacher. He was also on the Pastor-Parish Relations Committee.

He enjoyed woodworking.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Zion United Methodist Church, Middleburg RR1, with the Rev. James E. Rudy officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery.

Friends may call from 4-9 p.m. Sunday at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Zion United Methodist Church, 504 Winey Ave., Middleburg, PA 17842 or to the Evangelical Hospice, 1 Hospital Drive, Lewisburg, PA 17837.

Hummel Funeral Home, 574 Hill St., Middleburg, is in charge of arrangements.


Danielle J. Hackenberger
PORT ROYAL - Danielle J. Hackenberger, 9, 110 E. Maple Lane, Port Royal, died Sunday, Aug. 15, 1999, at her home following an extended illness.

Born May 21, 1990, in Camp Hill, she was the daughter of D. Curtis Hackenberger, Mifflintown RR5 and Jacklyn (Stoner) Wilt, 110 E. Maple Lane Port Royal.

Also surviving are: brother and sister, Anthony C. "Andy" Hackenberger and Carrie B. Hackenberger, at home; paternal grandparents, Carl "Pete" and Elsie Hackenberger, Thompsontown; maternal grandparents, William and Mary Martha Stoner, Mifflintown RR5; stepfather, Paul C. Wilt, 110 E. Maple Lane, Port Royal; and a stepbrother, John M. Wilt, New Bloomfield.

She had completed third grade at Fermanagh-Mifflintown Elementary School, Mifflintown, attended Westminster Presbyterian Church, Mifflintown, and was a member of the Central Pennsylvania Youth Rodeo Association, the Rollin' Thunder 4-H Trail Club, and the Fine Fitters 4-H Sheep Club.

A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Westminster Presbyterian Church, Mifflintown, with the Rev. William Mielke and Pastor Louise Reynolds officiating.

There will be no public viewing and the family will provide all flowers.

Memorial contributions may be made to: the Four Diamonds Fund, Office of University Drive, PO Box 852, Hershey, PA 17063.

The Henry Funeral Home, Honey Grove, is in charge of arrangements.


Maude E. Hackenberger
MIFFLINTOWN - Maude E. Hackenberger, 84, a resident of the Brookline Manor Convalescent Rest Home, Mifflintown RR1, formerly of Thompsontown, died at 3:10 a.m. Thursday, June 17, 1999, at the rest home.

Born Dec. 9, 1914, in Salem, she was the daughter of the late William H. and Emma (Lauver) Kauffman. Her husband, John D. Hackenberger, whom she married Dec. 29, 1936, died Nov. 16, 1994.

Surviving are: daughters, Alice June Jones, Thompsontown, Trudy H. Watts, McAlisterville, Cathy Smith, Liverpool, and Sally Jo Gantt, Millerstown; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; ad two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, John D. Hackenberger Jr.; a brother, Melvin "Bud" Kauffman; four half-brothers; and four half-sisters.

She attended Thompsontown High School.

She was employed as a seamstress by L. Shellenberger and Sons, East Salem, retiring in 1979.

She was a member of the Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Thompsontown.

Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Thompsontown, with the Rev. Kerry Aucker officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to: the Emmanuel Lutheran Church, PO Box 217, Thompsontown, PA 17094.

The Ronald C. Sheaffer Funeral Home, 16 Westfall St., McAlisterville, is in charge of arrangements.


Catherine G. Hackenberry
LEWISTOWN - Catherine G. Hackenberry, 79, of 343 W. Fifth St., Lewistown, died at 10:18 p.m. Tuesday April 6, 1999, at the Lewistown Hospital.

Born March 10, 1920, in Mifflin, she was the daughter of the late Lynn J. and Margaret S. (Yohn) McClure. Her husband, Robert N. Hackenberry, died in 1970.

Surviving are: children, Karen S. Hackenberry, Akron, Ohio and Mrs. James (Barbara J.) Kamerer, Butler; a brother, Lynn J. McClure Jr., Gardenview, Reedsville; and three granddaughters.

She was preceded in death by a son, Robert N. Hackenberry Jr. and one brother.

She was a teller at the Lewistown Trust Co. for 20 years, retiring in 1990.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Interment will be in Lind Memorial Cemetery.

There will be no public viewing.

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

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


Iva Stetler Hackenberry
MECHANICSBURG - Iva Stetler Hackenberry, 80, of Messiah Village, Mechanicsburg, formerly of Lewistown, died Tuesday, March 21, 2000, at the village.

Born May 30, 1919, in Beaver Springs, she was a daughter of the late Artie and Annie (Kuhns) Kratzer. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Kenneth O. Stetler. She is survived by her second husband, C. Russell Hackenberry of Messiah Village.

Also surviving are: two daughters, Shirley Campbell, Camp Hill, and Kathy Stetler, Scotch Plains, N.J.; two brothers, Hurley Kratzer, Lewisburg, and Paul Kratzer, New Jersey; a sister, Mary Try, McClure; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

She was a retired state employee who worked in the Department of Motor Vehicles.

She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Lewistown.

Services will be held 10 a.m. Saturday at Messiah Village Chapel, Mechanicsburg, with the Rev. Ronald Burgard officiating. Interment will be in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Harrisburg.

Friends may call from 9:30 until the time of services Saturday at the chapel.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Pa., 98 S. Enola Drive, PO Box 266, Enola, PA 17025.

Myers-Harner Funeral Home, Camp Hill, is in charge of arrangements.


George L. Hackett
CENTRE HALL - George L. Hackett, 89, of Centre Hall, died Wednesday, June 9, 1999, at Centre Crest in Bellefonte.

Born April 13, 1910, in Armagh Township, Mifflin County, he was a son of the late C. Brown and Blanche Irene (Shank) Hackett. His wife, Wilma "Jim" (Allen) Hackett, whom he married Dec. 1, 1930, died May 28, 1994.

Surviving are sisters, Flora Martz, Ruth Garman, and Grace Homan, all of Centre Hall, Sara Wagner, Sun City, Calif., and Faye Bloom, Hemet, Calif.

He was a farmer and later worked at HRB Singer in State College, then at Penn State University, retiring in 1975.

He was a member of Sprucetown United Methodist Church, a member of the Farm Bureau, where he served one term on the board of directors, and was a member of Centre Hall Fire Co. and Ambulance Club.

Earlier in life, he enjoyed watching local baseball teams.

Services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Mark D. Heintzelman Funeral Service, 226 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Centre Hall, with the Rev. Norman Huff officiating. Interment will be in Sprucetown United Methodist Church Cemetery, Potter Township.

Friends may call from 2 p.m. until the time of services Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Eagle Valley Personal Care Home, 420 Railroad St., Milesburg, PA 16853.


Donald E. Haffly
LEWISTOWN - Donald E. Haffly, 65, 329 Loop Road, Lewistown, died at 4:39 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17, 1999, at Lewistown Hospital.

Born May 21, 1934, in McClure, he was a son of the late Albert S. and Vertie (Weader) Haffly. His wife, Sharon (Stine) Haffly, whom he married Oct. 30, 1999, survives.

Also surviving are: daughters, Mrs. Rickey (Karin) Fitzgerald, Nancy J. Danowski, and Dawn M. Fitzpatrick, all of Lewistown; brothers and sisters, Rev. Albert Stanley Haffly, Carlisle, William D. Haffly, Zephyr Hills, Fla., Ammon R. Haffly, Thomas W. Haffly, Marjorie J. Hood, Dorothy M. Specht, Doris J. Hook, and Shirley A. Simcox, all of McClure; stepchildren, Lori J. Wells Green, Frederick, Md., John R. Wells, Alfarata, Clifford L. Wells, Carlisle, and K. Daniel Wells, Mifflintown; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and three step-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Carol Ann Lauver, in 1989; one brother, one sister, and one granddaughter.

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

He was a retired custodian at the Lewistown office of the United States Postal Service.

He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Lewistown, and a member of Fame EMS. He was also a life member of both VFW Post 7011 and Brooklyn Hose Company.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, at Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Dan J. Smith officiating and military services by V.F.W. Post 7011, Lewistown. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 6931 Arlington Road, 200, Bethesda, MD 20814 or to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 551, Lewistown, PA 17044.


Rachel L. Hagans
LEWISTOWN - Rachel L. Hagans, 94, a resident of Ohesson Manor, Lewistown, formerly of McClure RR1, died at 12:45 a.m. Saturday, April 3, 1999, at the manor.

Born Feb. 28, 1905, in Six Mile Run, Bedford County, she was the daughter of the late Arthur S. and Mandella (Burkey) Everhart. Her husband, Charles R. Hagans, died Oct. 17, 1990.

Surviving are: children, Vera Roe, Malta Home, Granville and Milford D. Hagans, Windham, Ohio; 12 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

She was the last of her immediate family, having been preceded in death by a brother and five sisters; two daughters, Estalene Roe and Lula Stein; and a son, Norman Hagans.

She was a gasket manufacturer for Gaugua Industries in Middlefield, Ohio, retiring in 1967.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Clifford R. Miller Jr. officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Rock Cemetery.

Friends may call from 1 p.m. until the time of the services Tuesday.


Ruth M. Hagans
HUNTINGDON - Ruth M. Hagans, 90, of Westminster Woods, Huntingdon, formerly of Petersburg RR1, died at 5:58 p.m. Wednesday, April 28, 1999, at Westminster Woods.

Born Nov. 19, 1908, in Petersburg RR, she was the daughter of the late Walter N. and Ella (Showalter) Decker. Her husband, Nelson J. Hagans, died July 16, 1984.

Surviving are: a son, Walter C. Hagans, Petersburg RR1; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Mae Trombieno.

She was a homemaker.

She was a member of the Free Methodist Church of Huntingdon and the Huntingdon Senior Citizens.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Donald E. Baggus Funeral Home, 217 W. Main St., Belleville, with the Rev. Joan Houck officiating. Interment will be in Greenlee Cemetery, McAlevy's Fort.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to: Westminster Woods, 360 Westminster Drive, Huntingdon, PA 16652.


Fay R. Haines
MCALISTERVILLE - Fay R. Haines, 77, of McAlisterville RR1, died at 8:29 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28, 2000, at Lewistown Hospital.

Born Aug. 16, 1922, in Susquehanna Township, she was a daughter of the late Lee N. and Myrtle E. (Swartz) Hoverter. Her husband, Woodrow L. Haines, whom she married Oct. 7, 1939, died Feb. 7, 1987.

Surviving are: a son, Charles L. Haines, McAlisterville RR2; a companion, Marvin "Pete" Shoffner, Ickesburg; a brother, Harold Hoverter, Thompsontown; one granddaughter and one great-granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by a son, Lloyd W. Haines, in 1964.

For 26 years, she was employed by the Selinsgrove State School as an attendant until her retirement in 1984.

She attended the Assembly of God Church, Mifflintown.

She enjoyed making crafts.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. today at the Ronald C. Sheaffer Funeral Home, 16 Westfall St., McAlisterville, with the Rev. Walter E. Williams officiating. Interment will be in East Salem Cemetery, Thompsontown RR1.

Memorial contributions may be made to: the American Heart Association, HCR 63 Box 30, Mifflintown, PA 17059.


Anna Catherine Hale
TIMONIUM, Md. - Anna Catherine Hale, 63, of Timonium, Md., died Tuesday, March 28, 2000, at Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Baltimore, Md.

Born March 21, 1937, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of the late Charles Edgar and Florence Kathryn (Rothrock) Hale. Her husband, William "Herb" Hale, survives.

Also surviving are: sons, Gary Lee Hale, Bailer, Md. and David Alan Hale, Burlington, N.J.; stepson, Lawrence R. "Larry" Hale, Catonsville, Md.; sisters and brothers, Mary Powell and H. Edgar Miller, both of Lewistown, Gene Miller, Sachse, Texas, James Miller, San Diego, Calif., and Dorothy Benjamin, Stillwater; and two grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by brothers, David Miller and Charles "Chuck" Miller.

She had worked for CSX Transportation Company and the Rite Aid Corporation.

She was a Methodist by faith.

Services were held at the Lemmon Funeral Home of Dulaney Valley Inc., 10 W. Padonia Road, Timonium, Md., with J. Joseph Hart, chaplain of the Greater Baltimore Medical Center, officiating. Interment was in the Druid Ridge Cemetery, Pikesville, Md.


Betty M. Hale
LEWISTOWN - Betty M. Hale, 76, 26 Ridge Ave., Lewistown, died at 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10, 1999, in the emergency room of Lewistown Hospital.

Born June 11, 1923, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of the late Lewis Q. and Esther Elizabeth (Mowery) Brannon. Her husband, Harvey J. Hale, died Sept. 1, 1969.

Surviving are: daughters, Constance Yohn and Mrs. Eugene (Sandra) Hosler, both of Mexico, Pa.; sisters, Dorothy Speck, Lewistown, V. Pearl Baxter, Fla., and Mrs. Robert (Lois) Cosentino, Gibbsboro, N.J.; six grandchildren; and one great-grandson.

She taught sewing for the Juniata Association for the Blind, retiring in 1985.

She was a member of First Baptist Church, Lewistown.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Hoenstine Funeral Home Inc., 75 Logan St., Lewistown, with Mr. Kurt L. McKinney Sr. officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Rock Cemetery.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to: the Juniata Association for the Blind, 658 Valley St., Lewistown, PA 17044.


Carl L. Halfpenny
LEWISTOWN - Carl L. Halfpenny, 60, of 8414 US Highway 522 South, died at 4:35 p.m. Saturday, March 27, 1999, at Ohesson Manor, Lewistown.

Born March 22, 1939, in Sligo, Clarion County, he was the son of the late Francis G. and Virginia (McKee) Halfpenny. His wife, Connie (Brown) Halfpenny, whom he married Dec. 21, 1963, survives.

Also surviving are: Mrs. Michael (Anne) Woomer and Jason C. Halfpenny, both of Lewistown, Russell G. Halfpenny and Mrs. Jeffrey (Carrie) Hornbaker, both of McVeytown; a brother, Jack R. Halfpenny, Lewistown; eight grandchildren; and a nephew, Donald P. Pitts, McVeytown, who resided with him.

He was a machinist at Standard Steel, Burnham for 27 years, retiring in 1992 due to disability. He was also owner-operator of Penny's Enterprises (a slate turkey call manufacturer).

He was a member the Pine Glen Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, past president of the Mifflin County Sportsman's Club, past president of the Mifflin County National Wild Turkey Federation, and the United Steelworker's of America Local 1940.

He was an avid hunter and sportsman.

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. Jerry Wise and Chaplain Wendy Wells officiating. Interment will be in Juniata Memorial Park.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to: the Alzheimer's Association, 2001 N. Front St., Harrisburg, PA 17102.


Irene O. Hall
LEWISTOWN - Irene O. Hall, 71, of 70 Hall Lane, Lewistown, died at 3:52 p.m. Sunday, May 2, 1999, in the emergency room of the Lewistown Hospital.

Born March 9, 1928, in Burnham, she was the daughter of the late Paul David and Florence (Vonada) Kauffman. Her husband, Joseph N. Hall, died Oct. 29, 1994.

Surviving are: a son, Joseph D. Hall, McClure; brothers and sisters, Russell Kauffman, Belleville, Mrs. Charles (Hazel) Lyter and Ralph Kauffman, both of Lumber City, Reedsville, and Mrs. Floyd (Nancy) Leister, 40 Leister Lane, Lewistown; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

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

She was a clerk-typist for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for 15 years, retiring in 1990.

She was a member of the Walnut Street United Methodist Church, Burnham and the UCT Council 591, Lewistown.

Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Heller-Hoenstine Burnham Funeral Home, 108 First Ave., Burnham, with the Rev. Larry Lutz officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Rock Cemetery.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to: the Walnut Street United Methodist Church, 203 Walnut St., Burnham, PA 17009.


Charles M. 'Shurey' Hambright
MCVEYTOWN - Charles M. "Shurey" Hambright, 85, of 20 S. Queen St., McVeytown, died at 5:45 a.m. Wednesday, March 24, 1999, at his residence.

Born July 16, 1913, in McVeytown, he was a son of the late Andrew J. and Rosa V. (Forsythe) Hambright. His wife, Jean L. (Bubb) Hambright, died March 23, 1994.

Surviving are: a daughter, Mrs. Roger B. (Diane) Thomas Jr., Chadds Ford; and two step-granddaughters.

He was the last of his immediate family, having been preceded in death by a sister.

He was a veteran, having served as a corporal in the United States Army during World War II in the European Theater. He was also a member of the 939th Field Artillery Battalion.

He was employed as Postmaster for the U.S. Postal Service in McVeytown for 40 years, retiring in 1976.

He was a member of the McVeytown Presbyterian Church, the NAPUS Postmasters Organization, the National League of Postmasters, the National Association of Retired Federal Employees, a life member of the Lewistown Elks Lodge 663 and VFW Post 7011, a member of the American Legion Logan Guard Post 90, and president of the Mattawana Cemetery Company.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m Saturday at the Hoenstine Funeral Home Inc., 75 Logan St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Jeanette E. Rapp officiating. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family.

There will be no public viewing, but family will receive friends from 10 a.m until the time of the service Saturday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: the McVeytown Presbyterian Church, Queen and John Streets, McVeytown, PA 17051 or to Hospice: The Bridge, 1126 W. Fourth St., Lewistown, PA 17044.


Florence C. Hambright
LEWISTOWN - Florence C. Hambright, 90, a resident of Beverly Healthcare-William Penn, formerly of West 4th Street, Lewistown, died at 5:25 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, 1999, at the nursing home.

Born June 18, 1909, in McVeytown, she was the daughter of the late John and Viola (Freed) Stewart. Her husband, Harry Hambright, died in 1940.

Surviving are: children, Mrs. Charles (Marjorie) Goss, 247 W. Fifth St., Lewistown, Mrs. John (Vivian) Haubrick, 179 W. Fourth St., Lewistown; stepchildren, Charles Hambright, California, Russell Hambright and Jack Hambright, and Mrs. Lester (Alice Mae) Miller, all of McVeytown, and Marian Kline, Lewistown; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, one sister and one grandson.

Early in life she worked at the American Viscose, and was a member of McVeytown Presbyterian Church.

Private graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, at Mattawana Cemetery, McVeytown, with the Rev. George Mark officiating.

The family will provide all flowers.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Beverly Healthcare-William Penn, 163 Summit Drive, Lewistown, PA 17044.

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


Dr. Boyd H. Hammaker
BLACKSBURG, Va. - Dr. Boyd H. Hammaker, 89, of 1307 Woodside Terrace, Warm Hearth Village, Blacksburg, Va., formerly of Lewistown, died at 4:25 p.m. Saturday, April 15, 2000, in Blacksburg, Va.

Born Nov. 14, 1910, in Burnham, he was a son of the late James L. and Clementine (Beale) Hammaker. His first wife, Mickey Hammaker, died Dec. 31, 1981. His second wife, Sara Ellen (Miller) Hammaker, survives.

Also surviving are: a son, Scott Hammaker, Nashville, Tenn., and a stepdaughter, Winifred Myers, Blacksburg, Va.

He was the last of his immediate family, having been preceded in death by six brothers and sisters.

He was an optometrist in Lewistown for 40 years, retiring Oct. 1, 1975.

He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Lewistown, the Lewistown Elks Lodge 663, and the Lewistown Masonic Lodge 203.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. John's Lutheran Church, 120 N. Main St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Gerald Krum officiating. Interment will be in Lind Memorial Cemetery.

Friends may call from 9 a.m. until the time of services Wednesday at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to the General Scholarship Fund of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, 8360 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA 19027.

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


James A. 'Jimmy' Hamman
MOUNT UNION - James A. "Jimmy" Hamman, 39, of Hill Valley, Mount Union, died at 9:15 p.m. Monday, Dec. 27, 1999, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon.

Born Nov. 30, 1960, in Huntingdon, he was a son of Edsel F. Hamman Sr., Hill Valley, Mount Union RR1, and the late Norma J. (Shehan) Hamman.

Surviving are: children, Shannon Hamman, James A. Hamman Jr., and Hayley Marie Moulds, all of Mount Union; brothers and sisters, Mrs. John (Deborah) Avromoupoulos, Leigh Acres, Fla., Susan Lynn, Mount Union, Edsel F. Hamman Jr., Three Springs, Norma Jean Ausec, Manitou Springs, Colo., Jeffrey L. Hamman, Hill Valley, Mount Union RR1, and Mrs. Fred (Kathy) Love, McVeytown; and two grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Bonnie K. Moore.

He was a 1979 graduate of Mount Union Area High School.

He was employed for the past year for Howard Robson Construction Co., Lancaster, and formerly employed by Harbison-Walker and North American Refractories, both of Mount Union.

He was a member of Simpson-Hunt American Legion Post No. 107, Mount Union, and the Blue Juniata VFW Post No. 5754, Mount Union.

He attended Singer's Gap United Methodist Church, Hill Valley.

He was an avid outdoorsman.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Robert D. Heath Funeral Home, Mount Union, with the Rev. Rich Morris officiating. Interment will be in Haven Rest Memorial Park, Shirleysburg RR1.

Family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. until the time of services Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to: the Hayley Moulds Trust Fund, c/o Kathy Love, PO Box 188, McVeytown, PA 17051 or to Singer's Gap United Methodist Church, c/o Mrs. Carol Watts, Hill Valley, RR1, Mount Union, PA 17066.


Raymond O. 'Tootles' Hampton
YEAGERTOWN - Raymond O. "Tootles" Hampton, 72, of 102 S. Main St., Yeagertown, died at 3:07 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 9, 1999, at his residence.

Born Aug. 13, 1927, in Blairs Mills, Huntingdon County, he was a son of the late Oscar C. and Huldah E. (Peck) Hampton. His wife, Catherine P. "Pat" (Eckley) Hampton, whom he married Sept. 1, 1972, survives.

Also surviving are: stepchildren, Mrs. Charles (Cathy) Cox, Yeagertown and Jeffery Eckley, Lewistown; brother, Elmer Hampton, Lewistown, and three grandchildren.

Early in life, he worked for Hawstone Brick Yard and later was a salesman for Electrolux.

He attended Yeagertown United Methodist Church.

Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Mt. Rock Cemetery, with the Rev. Thomas Morningstar officiating.

There will be no public viewing.

Memorial contributions may be made to Yeagertown United Methodist Church, P.O. Box J, Yeagertown, PA 17099, or to HOSPICE: The Bridge, 1126 W. Fourth St., Lewistown, PA 17044.

Heller-Hoenstine Burnham Funeral Home, 108 First Ave., Burnham, is in charge of arrangements.


Willard D. 'Wid' Hann
REEDSVILLE - Willard D. "Wid" Hann, 82, of 31 Duchess St., Reedsville, died at 8 a.m. Friday, July 23, 1999, at his home.

Born Jan. 9, 1917, in Riddlesburg, he was a son of the late Harry Palmer and Stella Irene (Weyant) Hann. His wife, Jean I. (Civitts) Hann, whom he married April 19, 1941, survives.

Also surviving are: children, D. Keith Hann, Edwardsville, Ill., Mrs. Bruce (Patricia) Howes, Wilmington, Del.; sisters, Mrs. Alfred (Mildred) Whitesel, Grantham, Mrs. Paul R. (Dorothy) Reed, Milroy; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Carole Jean Layton, on Dec. 4, 1971.

He was a member of the U.S. Marine Corps in World War II. He worked as a lead burner at American Viscose, Lewistown, for 35 years and was employed at Jay-Wood for 10 years.

He was a member of the Milroy Christian and Missionary Alliance Church and was a Boy Scout leader in Reedsville for over 20 years.

A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Milroy Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, 46 Elm St., Milroy, with the Rev. Edward P. Fleming Sr. and the Rev. Bruce Howes officiating. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

There is no public viewing.

The Bohn Funeral Home, 55 N. Main St., Reedsville, is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Milroy Christian and Missionary Alliance Church Missions, 46 Elm St., Milroy, PA 17063, or Hospice: The Bridge, 1126 W. Fourth St., Lewistown, PA 17044.


Samuel D. Hannon Sr.
LEWISTOWN - Samuel D. Hannon Sr., 76, of 210 Old Stage Coach Rd., Lewistown, died at 10: 55 p.m. Friday, July 23, 1999, at Lewistown Hospital.

Born Nov. 17, 1922, in Lewistown, he was a son of the late Wilbert Roy and Sara (Free) Hannon, and Mirian (Leytle) Hannon, his step-mother. His wife, Frances (Norris) Hannon, whom he married Oct. 28, 1941, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Mrs. Daniel (Darlene) Ammerman, 124 Orchard Grove Ave., Lewistown, Samuel D. Hannon Jr., 38 Aqueduct Dr., Lewistown, Terry L. Hannon, 224 Cider Lane, Lewistown, Mrs. Robert (Karen) Lyter, 98 Willow Lane, Lewistown; brothers and sisters, Robert Hannon, Bethlehem, Phyllis Aurand, James Hannon and Daniel Hannon, all of Lewistown, Jo Ann Perry, Hollidaysburg, Eleanor Anderson, Iowa; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Connie Arella, and a son, James Wilbert Hannon, and two sisters, Kathleen Shipe and Joy Austin.

He was a crane operator and supervisor at Standard Steel, retiring in 1983 with 37 years of service.

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

He was a member of Park View Church of the Brethren, where he served as a Deacon and teacher of the Adult Bible Class. He was also a member of the United Steel Workers of America Local 1940.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Heller-Hoenstine Burnham Funeral Home, 108 First Ave, Burnham, with the Rev. Ralph Wilson officiating. Interment will be in Mount Rock Cemetery.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to Park View Church of the Brethren, P.O. Box 85, Burnham, PA 17009.


Blanche B. Hare
MIFFLINTOWN - Blanche B. Hare, 97, a resident of Brookline Manor Convalescent Home, Mifflintown, formerly of Spanogle Avenue, Lewistown, died at 8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 27, 2000, at the manor.

Born Sept. 22, 1902, in Middleburg, she was a daughter of the late James F. and Annie (Kratzer) Keister. Her husband, Harvey E. Hare, died in 1951.

Surviving are a son, Robert A. Hare, Baltimore, Md., two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by four brothers.

She was employed for 16 years in the kitchen of Lewistown Hospital.

She was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ, Oak Street, Lewistown.

Services were held at Barr Funeral Home, 120 Logan St., Lewistown, with James Story officiating. Interment was in Glendale Cemetery, Middleburg.

Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity United Church of Christ, PO Box 1213, Lewistown, PA 17044.

 
Raymond E. Harmon
REEDSVILLE - Raymond E. Harmon, 86, of 401 Walnut St., Reedsville, died at 5 a.m. Saturday, March 27, 1999, at his residence.

Born Jan. 30, 1913, in Reedsville, he was the son of the late Ralph T. Harmon, who died Aug. 3, 1961 and the late Amanda Minerva (McCardle) Harmon, who died June 26, 1975. His wife, Margaret F. (Smith) Harmon, whom he married March 25, 1932, survives.

Also surviving are a daughter, Mrs. William (Wanda) LaMarca, Reedsville, two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Helen A. Galbraith on Feb. 24, 1977.

He was employed at Standard Steel for 23 years; owned and operated the Mary Carter & Glidden Paint Stores for eight years; and worked for Jay-Wood & Lewistown Cabinet Company for 12 years.

He was a member of the Reedsville United Methodist Church, where he was a member of the Men's Bible Class. He was also past president of the National and Pennsylvania Federation of Men's Bible Classes, the Free & Accepted Masons Lodge 203 in Lewistown, and the president of the Reedsville Historical Society.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Reedsville United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Richard J. Bender, the Rev. Jacob T. Traxler and the Rev. Edward T. Brandt officiating. Interment will be in Church Hill Cemetery, Reedsville.

Friends may call 7-9 p.m. today at the Bohn Funeral Home, Reedsville, where Masonic services will be conducted at 8:30 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to: the Reedsville United Methodist Church, PO Box 235, Reedsville, PA 17084 or to Hospice: The Bridge, 1124 W. 4th St., Lewistown, PA 17044.

 
Ruth A. Harper
LEWISTOWN - Ruth A. Harper, 85, a resident of Beverly Healthcare-William Penn, formerly of 196 S. Main St., Lewistown, died at 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, March 7, 2000, at the nursing home.

Born Nov. 22, 1914, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Maude (Kohler) Brannan. Her husband, Roland Harper, died April 15, 1966.

Surviving are: children, Mrs. Gene (Delphine) Knarr and Constance Sue Weaver, both of Lewistown, Gary Druckenmiller, Florida, and Bonnie Harper Faber, Harrisburg; four stepchildren; a half sister, Erma Shepherd, Lewistown; six grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was a housewife and a member of Lake Park United Methodist Church.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Barr Funeral Home, 120 Logan St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Ray Brinson officiating. Interment will be in Juniata Memorial Park.

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

 
Wilbur F. Harpster
LEWISTOWN - Wilbur F. Harpster, 72, of 216 Eighth St., Lewistown, died at 2:55 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10, 1999, at Lewistown Hospital.

Born Oct. 29, 1927, in Burnham, he was a son of the late George and Lulabelle (Sweitzer) Harpster. His first wife, Barbara (Rose) Harpster, died in 1966. His second wife, Mary (Morrison) Harpster, survives.

Also surviving are: children, George E. Harpster, Lewistown, Barbara Kinsey, Berryville, Va., David K. Harpster, Pleasant Gap, Christopher L. Harpster, Tennessee; stepchildren, Lynn Kearns and Linda Hoy, both of McClure; brothers and sisters, Ethel Beck, Lewisburg, Belmont Harpster, Donald Harpster, and Jane Stewart, all of Burnham; 17 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict.

He worked as a melter at Standard Steel for 25 years, retiring in 1990.

He was a member of the Walnut Street United Methodist Church, Burnham, and a member of F&AM, McVeytown Lodge.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Walnut Street United Methodist Church, Burnham, with the Rev. James Yoder and the Rev. Larry Lutz officiating. Interment will be in Birch Hill Cemetery.

There will be no public viewing, but family will receive friends from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the services Friday at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to HOSPICE: The Bridge, 1126 W. 4th St., Lewistown, PA 17044.

Heller-Hoenstine Burnham Funeral Home, 108 First Ave., Burnham, is in charge of arrangements.


Ira E. 'Bing' Harris
HUNTINGDON - Ira E. "Bing" Harris, 78, of 1129 Moore St., Huntingdon, died at 12:05 p.m. Saturday, March 27, 1999, at the University Park Nursing Center, State College, following an extended illness.

Born June 9, 1920, in McAlisterville, he was the son of the late Ira Harris and Grace (Varner) Harris Strawser. His wife, Helen (Bond) Harris, whom he married in 1944, survives.

Also surviving are: a daughter, Mrs. Howard C. "Tink" (Debra K.) Hickes, Huntingdon RR; two grandchildren; and two step-grandchildren.

He was the last of his immediate family, having been preceded in death by two half-brothers, John Strawser and Albert Strawser. He was also preceded in death by stepfather, Harry Strawser.

He was a U. S. Coast Guard veteran of World War II, having served from 1942-1946 in the Pacific Theatre of Operations.

Prior to his military service, he had worked in Baltimore with the Glenn L. Martin Company. He then worked for the Huntingdon plant of Owens Corning Fiberglas from 1948 until his retirement in 1982.

He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Huntingdon; the Mount Moriah Lodge 300, F&AM; Valley of Altoona Consistory, A.A.S.R.; Jaffa Temple, A.A.O.N.M.S. and its Sons of Mecca and Legion of Honor; and past president of the Huntingdon County Shrine Club.

He enjoyed fishing and was very active in local stock car racing, serving as a scorekeeper at numerous local tracks.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the John B. Brown Funeral Home, 417 Washington St., Huntingdon, with the Rev. Rick D. Barnes officiating. Interment will be in Huntingdon Memorial Gardens, Walker Township, Huntingdon, where full military rites will be conducted.

Friends may call after 7 p.m. today at the funeral home, where a Masonic service will be held at 8 p.m. Friends may also call from 9 a.m. until the time of the service Tuesday.


Mary R. Harris
REEDSVILLE - Mary R. Harris, 89, of Brown Apartments, Apt. 45, Taylor Park, Reedsville, died at 1:55 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 29, 2000, at Lewistown Hospital.

Born Nov. 7, 1910, in Mount Union, she was a daughter of the late James C. and Martha (Morgan) Gifford. Her husband, Thomas J. Harris, whom she married Dec. 31, 1937, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Thomas D. Harris, 239 Park Drive, Reedsville, and Joyce Clark, Cromwell, Conn.; sisters, Jane Gifford, Huntingdon, Helen Barber, Mount Union, and Grace Atp, Dayton, Ohio; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister.

She was a homemaker and, earlier in life, she was a production employee for 18 years at Cluett-Peabody Shirt Factory, Lewistown.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Private interment will be in Gilland Cemetery, Orbisonia.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Kish Valley Grace Brethren Church, Taylor Park, Reedsville, PA 17084.

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


Walter E. Harris
LEWISTOWN - Walter E. Harris, 89, formerly of 516 S. Wayne St., Lewistown, died at 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2000, at Ohesson Manor Nursing Home.

Born Dec. 16, 1910, in Lewistown, he was a son of the late William H. and Julia (Hess) Harris. His wife, Stella Harris, died March 18, 1986.

Surviving are: a daughter, Mrs. David (Mary J.) Kepner, Port Royal; seven grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Eleanor Eaton, on Oct. 8, 1999; two brothers and one sister.

He had been employed by the American Viscose Corp.

Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Barr Funeral Home, 120 Logan St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Michael Bailey officiating. Interment will be in Lind Memorial Cemetery.

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


Mildred N. Harry
MCVEYTOWN - Mildred N. Harry, 78, of US Highway 522 S., McVeytown, died at 4:15 p.m. Friday, March 10, 2000, at the J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon.

Born Feb. 23, 1922, in Logan Township, Blair County, she was a daughter of the late Walter J. and Christie A. (McMonigle) Nolan. She was raised in the home of the late Walter and Maude (Nolan) Gern. Her first husband, Clinton "Pint" Cramer, died March 21, 1966 and her second husband, Lantz A. Harry, whom she married Feb. 9, 1967, died Oct. 4, 1977.

Surviving are: children, Samuel N. Cramer, Mount Union RR1 and Mrs. Donald (Sandra E.) Stoner, McVeytown RR1; stepdaughter, Mrs. Nelson (JoAnn) Baer, McVeytown RR2; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a number of step grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by brothers, Walter and Stuart Nolan and one step-granddaughter.

She was a 1939 graduate of Altoona High School.

She served as tax collector for over 20 years in Wayne Township, Mifflin County and prior to that, had been employed at the Gay Shop in Mount Union and the L. Grief Bros. Manufacturing Co., Mount Union.

She was baptized in the Lutheran faith in Altoona and attended the Presbyterian Church and the Ryde Methodist Church.

She was a member of the Mifflin County Republican Committee for many years and she loved to read.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Robert D. Heath Funeral Home, 61 E. Shirley St., Mount Union, with the Rev. Dayton Sines officiating. Interment will be in Mount Union Cemetery.

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


Alvin L. Harshbarger
MCVEYTOWN - Alvin L. Harshbarger, 75, of SR 103 South, McVeytown, died at 7:37 p.m. Saturday, April 17, 1999, at his home.

Born Feb. 11, 1924, in Wayne Township, he was the son of the late Andrew E. and N. Pauline (Miller) Harshbarger. His wife, Naomi M. (Varner) Harshbarger, whom he married Jan. 8, 1949, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Leroy C. Harshbarger, Mrs. Kenneth (Carol L.) Berrier, and Connie L. Ronk, all of McVeytown, and Della E. Harshbarger, Lewistown; brothers and sisters, Clarence E. Harshbarger, Donald J. Harshbarger, George N. Harshbarger, Melvin T. Harshbarger, Charles E. Harshbarger, Mrs. Russell (Leah) Young, Mrs. Robert (Eleanor) Bishop, and Mrs. Gary (Patsy) Wike, all of McVeytown; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Genevieve Boozel; three brothers, Warren A. Harshbarger, Ralph W. Harshbarger, and Walter R. Harshbarger; and one grandson.

He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army in the European Theatre, where he received the Purple Heart Medal.

He was employed at Pennsylvania Glass Sand for 31 years and retired as a welder from Faylor Middlecreek in 1986.

He was Brethren by faith.

He was a member of the National Rifle Association and a former member of the McVeytown Lions Club and the Atkinson Mills Sportsman's Club.

He was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed annual fishing trips to northern Quebec.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Harshbarger Funeral Home, 3 S. Market St., McVeytown, with the Rev. Marian E. Hartman and the Rev. Charles F. Rhodes officiating. Interment will be in Pleasantview Cemetery, Mattawana.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice: The Bridge, 1126 W. 4th St., Lewistown, PA 17044 or to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 551, Lewistown, PA 17044 or to the charity of one's choice.


David A. Harshbarger
MCVEYTOWN - David A. Harshbarger, 90, of McVeytown RR2, died at 5:11 a.m. Sunday, July 18, 1999, at the Lewistown Hospital.

Born Sept. 14, 1908, in Mattawana, he was the son of the late Joshua K. and Sarah E. (Miller) Harshbarger.

He is survived by a sister, Bertha A. Yoder, McVeytown RR2; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by sisters, Ruth E. Miller, Louella M. Harshbarger, and an infant sister; a half brother and half sister.

He was a lifelong farmer and an avid hunter and trapper.

He was a member of the Mattawana Mennonite Church, where he was a member of the Men's Bible Sunday school and was a former Sunday school teacher.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Mattawana Mennonite Church, with the Rev. M. Leon Yoder officiating. Interment will be in Pleasant View Cemetery, Mattawana.

The Harshbarger Funeral Home, 3 S. Market St., McVeytown, is in charge of arrangements.


Marlin E. 'Sonny' Harshbarger Sr.
YORK HAVEN - Marlin E. "Sonny" Harshbarger Sr., 63, of York Haven, formerly of Parkview, died at 2:10 p.m. Saturday, March 11, 2000, at Holy Spirit Hospital, Camp Hill.

Born Jan. 16, 1937, in Reedsville, he was a son of the late Howard E. Harshbarger and Helen (Peck) Harshbarger Decker. His wife, Jerene (Forry) Harshbarger, whom he married Dec. 17, 1957, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Timothy M. Harshbarger, Winchester, Va., Jeffrey R. Harshbarger, Greensburg, Marlin E. Harshbarger Jr., New Cumberland, Howard E. Harshbarger and Kathy Jo Gross, both of York Haven, and Shae E. Harshbarger, Camp Hill; brother and sisters, Leroy H. Harshbarger, Mt. Wolf, Barbara Hawkes, Milroy, and Mamie Grantham, Grovetown, Ga.; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

He was a United States Navy veteran of 13 years, having served at the Bay of Pigs and during the Vietnam era.

He was a machine operator for Caterpillar in York, retiring after 24 years of service in 1997.

He was a member of the William H. Nauss American Legion Post 143.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Beaver-Urich Funeral Home Inc., 305 W. Front St., Lewisberry, with the Rev. Richard A. Stambaugh officiating. Interment will be in Tri-County Memorial Gardens, Lewisberry, with military rites conducted by the York County Veterans Honor Guard.

Friends may call 6-8 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. until the time of services Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 2997 Cape Horn Road, Red Lion, PA 17356.


Milton L. 'Hoodle' Harshbarger
LONGFELLOW- Milton L. "Hoodle" Harshbarger, 80, of Longfellow, Lewistown RR2, died at 3:15 p.m. Thursday, April 8, 1999, at his home.

Born March 12, 1919, in Bratton Township, he was the son of the late Milton A. and Grace (Miller) Harshbarger. His first wife, Lydia (Kuhn) Harshbarger, whom he married Dec. 6, 1956, died March 13, 1995. His second wife, Rose (Altemus) Harshbarger, whom he married July 1, 1996, survives.

Also surviving are: stepdaughters, Maxine King, Martinsburg and Mrs. Robert B. (Marjorie) Yoder, Lewistown RR2; two brothers, Carl D. Harshbarger, Mattawana and Clair Harshbarger, Kalamazoo, Mich.; five step-grandchildren; and six step-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Jenny M. Boaz and Zelda Hartley and a brother, Joseph E. Harshbarger.

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

He was employed by Pa. Glass and Sand, retiring in 1984 with 25 years of service.

He was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge 143, Lewistown; the Sandflat Hunting Camp in Licking Creek; a life member of the Mount Union VFW and the Atkinson Mills Sportsman's Club.

Services will be private and at the convenience of the family, with the Rev. Donald E. Peters Jr. officiating. Interment will be in Pine Glen Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice: The Bridge, 1126 W. 4th St., Lewistown, PA 17044 or to Pine Glen Church of the Brethren, 61 Pine Glen Road, Lewistown, PA 17044.

Harshbarger Funeral Home, 3 S. Market St., McVeytown, is in charge of arrangements.


Blanche B. Hare
MIFFLINTOWN - Blanche B. Hare, 97, a resident of Brookline Manor Convalescent Home, Mifflintown, formerly of Spanogle Avenue, Lewistown, died at 8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 27, 2000, at the manor.

Born Sept. 22, 1902, in Middleburg, she was a daughter of the late James F. and Annie (Kratzer) Keister. Her husband, Robert A. Hare, died in 1951.

Surviving are: a son, Robert A. Hare, Baltimore, Md.; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by four brothers.

She was employed for 16 years in the kitchen of Lewistown Hospital.

She was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ, Oak Street, Lewistown.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Barr Funeral Home, 120 Logan St., Lewistown, with James Story officiating. Interment will be in Glendale Cemetery, Middleburg.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity United Church of Christ, PO Box 1213, Lewistown, PA 17044.


Pauline K. Hart
MCALISTERVILLE - Pauline K. Hart, 89, formerly of McAlisterville RR1, died at 4:35 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2000, at Brookline Manor Convalescent Rest Home, Mifflintown RR1.

Born Dec. 15, 1910, in Mifflintown, she was a daughter of the late Martin and Bertha (Kauffman) Kauffman. Her husband, Harry J. Hart, whom she married Jan. 4, 1930, preceded her in death Oct. 28, 1987.

Surviving are: children, Thomas H. Hart, Mifflintown, Robert L. Hart, McAlisterville, Thelma Thompson, Thompsontown, and Nancy Shelley, Etters; brother and sisters, Homer Kauffman and Charlotte VanOrmer, both of McAlisterville, Ruth Keiser, Ogden, Utah, and Isabel Mohlmann, Newport Ritchey, Fla; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Roscoe Kauffman in 1995, and Luther Kauffman in 1996.

She was head cook at Fayette Elementary School, McAlisterville, for 22 years until her retirement in 1976.

She was a member of Lost Creek Presbyterian Church, McAlisterville, and a past member of Lady Lafayette Rebekah Lodge No. 384, McAlisterville.

She enjoyed quilting and baking.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Ronald C. Sheaffer Funeral Home, 16 Westfall St., McAlisterville, with the Rev. Graham C. Fowler and the Rev. Walter E. Williams officiating. Interment will be in Lost Creek Presbyterian Cemetery, McAlisterville.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, South Central PA Chapter, Governor's Plaza South, Bldg. 2, 2001 N. Front St., Ste. 321, Harrisburg, PA 17102.


Mabel I. Hartley
MCVEYTOWN - Mabel I. Hartley, 82, of 280 W. Holiday St., McVeytown, died at 5 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 22, 1999, at Lewistown Hospital.

Born March 19, 1917, in Granville Township, Mifflin County, she was a daughter of the late D. Irvin and Huldah (Mowery) Hartley.

Surviving are: nieces and nephews, Carol A. Howe, McVeytown RD, and Gail L. Gibbons, Mattawana, and Kenneth E. Hartley, Lewistown; and three great-nieces and three great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Guy Hartley and Paul Hartley, and a sister, Mary Hartley.

She was a practical nurse, retiring in 1978.

She was a charter member of Centre Union Church, Lewistown, where she was in the Happy Workers Sunday School Class.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Centre Union Church, Lewistown, with the Rev. Leon R. Clayberger officiating. Interment will be in Juniata Memorial Park.

Family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Thursday at Hoenstine Funeral Home, 75 Logan St., Lewistown, and from 10:30 a.m. until the time of services Friday at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Centre Union Church, 444 Caldwell Hill Road, Lewistown, PA 17044, or to Sun Home Health, 2 Hudson Ave., Lewistown, PA 17044.


Frank J. Hartman
MILLMONT - Frank J. Hartman, 69, a resident of Rolling Hills Manor Nursing Home, RR1, Millmont, formerly of Mifflintown and rural Duncannon, died Monday Aug. 2, 1999, at the home.

Born Sept. 15, 1929, in Enola, he was a son of the late Louis and Eva Hartman.

Surviving are: three sons, Frank, Robert "Bob", and Hank; three daughters, Mary, Carol, and Robin; five brothers; and two sisters.

He worked on the railroad in the Enola area and as a salvage yard laborer.

Early in life, he attended the Church of God.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 11 at Mark D. Heintzelman Funeral Home, 226 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Centre Hall, with the Rev. Thomas F. Barnes officiating.

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


Arlene Cupp Hassinger
NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. - Arlene Cupp Hassinger, 80, New Port Richey, Fla., formerly of Lewistown and Bellefonte, died Friday, Nov. 26, 1999, at Community Hospital of New Port Richey in Florida.

Born Nov. 15, 1919, in Mifflintown, she was a daughter of the late Oscar and Effie May (Flickinger) Cupp. Her husband, John W. Hassinger, died April 16, 1990.

Surviving are a brother, Donald O. Cupp, Tampa, Fla., and a half sister, Althea Cleck, Marysville.

She was preceded in death by a son, John C. Hassinger, on Dec. 21, 1997.

She retired as a manager for Danks Department Store after 25 years of service in Bellefonte.

She was a member of the Magnolia Valley Country Club, New Port Richey, Fla.

Interment will be at the convenience of the family in Westminster Presbyterian Cemetery, Mifflintown.

Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Homes, Congress Street Chapel, New Port Richey, Fla., was in charge of arrangements.

Local information provided by Guss Funeral Home, Mifflintown.

 

James M. Hassinger
LEWISTOWN - James M. Hassinger, 88, of 402 S. Main St., Lewistown, died at 6:25 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, 1999, at Lewistown Hospital.

Born Aug. 9, 1911, in Reedsville, he was a son of the late Herbert B. and Pearl E. (Cramer) Hassinger. His wife, Bertha L. (Bossinger) Hassinger, whom he married in 1936, survives.

Also surviving are: a son, James F. Hassinger, Hagerstown, Md.; sister and brother, Mrs. Harold (Dorothy) Shoop, State College, and Frank L. Hassinger, Denton, Mt.

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

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

He retired from Standard Steel after 20 years of service.

He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Lewistown, the Ich Dien Class, and Local 7940 of United Commercial Travelers.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Barr Funeral Home, 120 Logan St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Gerald Krum officiating. Interment will be in St. Mark's Cemetery, Lewistown.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to: St. John's Lutheran Church, 120 N. Main St., Lewistown, PA 17044.


Virginia B. Hasson
LEWISTOWN - Virginia B. Hasson, 52, of 2 Church Drive, Lewistown, died at 6:50 a.m. Tuesday, May 18, 1999, at Hershey Medical Center.

Born May 9, 1947, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of Howard S. Gro of 100 Gro Lane, Lewistown, and the late Emma E. (Karstetter) Gro. Her husband, John C. Hasson of 2 Church Drive, Lewistown, whom she married May 25, 1980, survives.

She is also survived by a sister, Jean Abbott, 417 W. Fifth St., Lewistown.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Melissa Ann Eckley on July 7, 1976.

She was employed at Lewistown Specialty Yarns, retiring in 1996.

She was a member of First United Methodist Church, Henderson Fire Co., United Fire and Rescue ladies auxiliary, and Lewistown Ostomy Outreach Group.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Ronald Hoffman officiating. Interment will be in Juniata Memorial Park.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to: the Lewistown Ostomy Outreach Group, c/o Marilyn Burnham, 107 Lombardy Circle, Lewistown, PA 17044 or to the First United Methodist Church, 200 E. Third St., Lewistown, PA 17044.


Max R. Haubert
MCALISTERVILLE - Max R. Haubert, 86, of Brookline Convalescent Rest Home and formerly of McAlisterville, died at 10:26 a.m. Friday, Aug. 20, 1999, at Lewistown Hospital.

Born Nov. 22, 1912, in East Salem, he was a son of the late Harry J. and H. Pearl (Roper) Haubert. His wife, Hazel M. (Elsasser) Haubert, whom he married Feb. 18, 1933, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Harry M. Haubert and Dale H. Haubert, both of Lima, N.Y., Mrs. Leon (Betty) Miller, Richfield, James W. Haubert, McAlisterville RR1, Julia Ann Bean, Henrietta, N.Y., Robert L. Haubert, McAlisterville RR1. and Mrs. Dr. Theadore (Bonnie M.) Belis, Altoona; a sister, Loise Haubert, Thompsontown RR1; 12 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a grandchild, and brothers and sisters, Clair Jordan, Harry K. Haubert, Pauline Sweigart, Phyllis Nace, Maude Mengel and Mary E. Frymoyer.

He was a life-long farmer, retiring in 1978 from his own farm in Cocolamus where he raised dairy cattle, chickens and grain. He was previously a tenant farmer in Beaver Springs and did share-crop farming in Maze, Van Wert and East Salem.

He had attended East Salem Elementary School and was a member of East Salem United Methodist Church, East Salem Rod and Gun Club and Eastern Milk Producers Association.

He was an avid Phillies fan, coin collector and deer hunter.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Brown's United Methodist Church, McAlisterville RR2, with the Rev. Ronald E. Landis officiating. Interment will be in Brown's United Methodist Church Cemetery, Cocolamus.

Friends may call 4-9 p.m. Sunday at Ronald C. Sheaffer Funeral Home, 16 Westfall St., McAlisterville, where the family will be present to receive friends 7-9 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to either Brown's United Methodist Church, RR2, Box 2395, McAlisterville, PA 17049; or East Salem United Methodist Church, RR2, Box 1170, Mifflintown, PA 17059.


Fredrick Havice
YEAGERTOWN- Fredrick Havice, 83, of 213 S. Main St., Yeagertown, died at 3 a.m. Friday, Dec. 31, 1999, at his residence.

Born July 23, 1916, in Buffalo, NY, he was a son of the late Clarence M. and Elizabeth (Johnson) Havice. His wife, Mildred P. (Long) Havice, whom he married Dec. 13, 1936, survives.

Also surviving are: a sister, Mrs. Gordon (Marguerette) Hein, Altoona; brother, Clarence Havice, Milroy; and grandchildren, Mrs. Todd (Lori) Vogt and Robert B. Havice, both of Lewistown; and one great-granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by a son, Robert F. Havice in 1972; a brother, Eugene Havice, and two sisters, Isabel Eckley and Madeline Reeder.

In early life, he was the owner/operator of Havice Market, Yeagertown. He was last employed as a butcher for Cobles Foods, Inc., Lewistown.

He was a member of the Yeagertown United Methodist Church and of the Blue Rock Sportsmans Club.

He was an avid outdoorsman.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hoenstine Funeral Home Inc., 75 Logan St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Thomas B. Morningstar officiating. Interment will be at the Juniata Memorial Park.

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

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


Mildred P. 'Tillie' Havice
YEAGERTOWN - Mildred P. "Tillie" Havice, 82, of 213 S. Main St., Yeagertown, died at 10:45 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 13, 2000, at Beverly Healthcare-William Penn, 163 Summit Drive, Lewistown.

Born March 6, 1917, in Milroy, she was a daughter of the late Maurice and Pearl (Ripka) Long. Her husband, Fredrick Havice, died Dec. 31, 1999.

Surviving are: sisters, Mrs. Carl (Ellie) Kramer and Lestie Long, both of Milroy, and Faye Harshman, Lewistown; two grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by a son, Robert F. Havice, in 1972, and a brother, Clarence Long.

Her last occupation was as a clerk at the Municipal Authority, Lewistown Borough. She was also co-owner/operator of Havice Market, Yeagertown, and was employed at Coble Foods, Lewistown.

She was a member of Yeagertown United Methodist Church.

Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Hoenstine Funeral Home Inc., 75 Logan St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Thomas B. Morningstar officiating. Interment will be in Juniata Memorial Park.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to: Yeagertown United Methodist Church, Mann Avenue, Yeagertown, PA 17099.


Donald Jerome Hawn
HUNTINGDON - Donald Jerome Hawn, 86, of Huntingdon Manor, Huntingdon, formerly of Petersburg RR2, died at 5:22 p.m. Tuesday, March 7, 2000, at the manor.

Born Jan. 14, 1914, in West Township, Huntingdon County, he was a son of the late C. Oscar and Jennie (Green) Hawn. His wife of 45 years, Dorothy J. (Cummins) Hawn, survives.

He is survived by a brother, Eldon H. Hawn, Petersburg RR2; two nieces, three nephews and several great-nieces and great-nephews, Belleville.

He was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister, G. Harold Hawn, Robert G. Hawn, Charles O. Hawn, and Hazel C. Hawn.

He attended West Township public schools and graduated in 1932 from the Petersburg Vocational High School.

He was in partnership with his brothers in farming and was in sales with Hoffman Seeds for 36 years until his retirement. He also sold farm equipment.

He was a member of Manor Hill United Methodist Church, Petersburg, the Men's Bible Class, the church choir and the Methodist Men's Organization.

He loved music and played violin, guitar and harmonica. He also wrote poetry.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the John B. Brown Funeral Home, 417 Washington St., Huntingdon, with the Rev. Shirley J. Russell officiating. Interment will be in Mooresville Cemetery, West Township, Petersburg.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Manor Hill United Methodist Church, RR1, Box 218, Petersburg, PA 16669.


Chester Earl 'Pete' Hayes
STATE COLLEGE - Chester Earl "Pete" Hayes, 70, of 602 Pine Grove Road, State College, formerly of Lewistown, died at 3:35 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15, 1999, at the Geisinger Medical Center.

Born March 21, 1929, in Lewistown, he was the son of the late Paul Raymond and Mollie L. (Brininger) Hayes. His wife, Carol Ann (Knoll) Hayes, whom he married Dec. 1, 1994, survives.

Also surviving are: sons, David Hayes, Reedsville and Michael L. Hayes, Lewistown; sister and brothers, Dorothy L. Wagner and Fred H. Hayes, both of Lewistown, and Paul D. Hayes, Milroy; and three grandchildren.

He attended Lewistown High School.

He was a U.S. Navy veteran and received the Victory Medal. He spent one year on a submarine and one year on the air craft carrier, The Coral Sea, sailing on her maiden voyage.

He was employed as a compressor room worker at the American Viscose, Lewistown for 12 years and as a welder and iron worker in Local 772, Clearfield. He retired in 1987 as a rigger at Standard Steel, Burnham.

He was a member of the B.P.O.E. Lodge 663, Lewistown.

He enjoyed gemstone cutting, jewelry making, gardening, fishing, and counted cross stitch.

A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Fresenius Dialysis Unit of Boalsburg, 3901 S. Atherton St., State College, PA 16801 or to P.A.W.S., 1042 Benner Pike, State College, Pa 16801.

The James L. Schwartz Home for Funeral and Cremation Centre, 247 Chestnut St., Mifflinburg, is in charge of arrangements.


Dolores R. Hayes
LEWISTOWN - Dolores R. Hayes, 69, of 11 Hudson Ave., Lewistown (Juniata Terrace), died at 2:04 a.m. Saturday, June 5, 1999, at the Lewistown Hospital.

Born Dec. 20, 1929, in Lewistown, she was the daughter of the late Thomas E. "Toss" and Katherine (Stewart) Lawler Sr.

Surviving are: sons, Michael Hayes, Lewistown and David Hayes, Reedsville; sister and brother, Barbara Weaver and Thomas Lawler Jr., both of Lewistown; and three grandchildren.

She was a housewife.

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

There will be a Mass of Christian Burial service at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, Lewistown, with the Rev. Father Thomas Marickovic officiating. Interment will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery.

There will be no public viewing.

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


Doris Jean Haynes
MIFFLINTOWN - Doris Jean Haynes, 62, HC 63 Mifflintown, died at 11:15 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, 1999, at Polyclinic Medical Center.

Born May 4, 1937, in Fauquier County, Virginia, she was a daughter of the late James S. and Elsie (Pearson) Kirby. Her husband, Charles T. "Reject" Haynes Sr., whom she married March 18, 1956, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Mrs. Jason (Ruth) Brown, Port Royal RR2, Mrs. Robert (Pamela J.) Bruce, Mifflintown RR4, Mrs. James (Terry L.) Rice, Mifflintown HC 67 (Walnut), and Charles T. Haynes Jr., Mifflintown RR3; brothers and sisters, Robert Kirby, Stephen City, Va., Franklin Kirby, Winchester, Va., Annalee Turner, Virginia Beach, Va., and Beulah Mae Morris, Fredericksburg, Va.; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

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

She was a homemaker and Baptist by faith.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Guss Funeral Home, 20 South Third St., Mifflintown. Interment will be at Union Memorial Gardens, Mifflintown.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to: the American Heart Association, HC 63 Box 30, Mifflintown, PA 17059 or to the American Diabetes Association, 2040 Linglestown Road, Suite 106, Harrisburg, PA 17110.


Samuel E. Haywood
TOLEDO, Ohio - Samuel E. Haywood, 77, of Toledo, Ohio, formerly of Lewistown, died Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2000, at Toledo Hospital after a heart attack.

Born Feb. 26, 1922, Hawk Run, he was a son of the late John Franklin and Mary (Hamilton) Haywood. His wife, Doris (Smith) Haywood, preceded him in death.

He is survived by a son, Scott Haywood, Boston, Mass., and a sister, Mona Jean Bossinger, Noblesville, Ind.

He was a United States Navy veteran.

He was a retired employee of Libby Owens Ford Glass Company, Rossford, Ohio, where he worked for 35 years.

He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles and VFW Post 2984.

A memorial service was held Sunday, Jan. 30 at Faith United Methodist Church, Oregon, Ohio.

Snyder Funeral Home, Holgate, Ohio, was in charge of arrangements.


Herbert F. Hazlett
ALLENSVILLE - Herbert F. Hazlett, 88, of 170 Main St., Allensville, died at 7:50 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, 1999, at his home.

Born Oct. 27, 1910, in Allensville, he was the son of the late Dr. Silas M. and Ella (Dachenbach) Hazlett. His wife, Goldie (Harshbarger) Hazlett, whom he married April 27, 1936, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Mrs. Cecil (Joan) Knepp and H. Gary Hazlett, both of Belleville, Mrs. Elwood (Mary Ellen) Rough, Wapakonete, Ohio, and Mrs. Ronald (Carol) Wilson, Reedsville; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; and eight step-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one grandson and a brother, Wilbur H. Hazlett.

He was a Star Route mail carrier for 28 years, retiring in 1965. He then worked for five years for APM as a tender for a plasterer.

He was a life-long member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Allensville.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Allensville, with the Rev. Anna Ritter officiating. Interment will be in St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery.

Family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at the Donald E. Baggus Funeral Home, Belleville.

Memorial contributions may be made to: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Allensville, PA 17002.


Andrew R. Heath
GARY, Ind. - Andrew R. Heath, 75, of Gary, Ind., died Tuesday, May 23, 2000, at St. Mary's Medical Center, Hobart, Ind.

Born Jan. 16, 1925, in Lewistown, he was the son of the late Robert and Beatrice (Warner) Heath. His wife, Kathryn (Lear) Heath, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Mrs. Louis (Terry L.) Brenan of Portage, Ind., Dale Heath of Hobart, Ind., and Scott D. Heath of Valparaiso, Ind.; brothers and sisters, Helen Laub of Lewistown, George Heath, Mabel Fultz, Edith Brower, Mrs. Nelson (Doris) Forsythe, Pat Grose, Harold Heath, Harry Heath, all of Pennsylvania; and eight grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by three brothers and sisters.

He was a quality assurance supervisor with U. S. Steel, retiring in 1983. He was a former precinct committeeman.

He was an avid gardener, enjoyed the outdoors, and bird watching.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Rees Funeral Home, 600 W. Old Ridge Road, Hobart, Ind., with the Rev. Timothy C. Rumley officiating. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Portage, Ind.

Friends may call 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.


Curnes J. "Abe" Hebert Jr.
BURNHAM - Curnes J. "Abe" Hebert Jr., 55, of 13 N. Walnut St., Burnham, died at 10:18 a.m. Friday, Jan. 28, 2000, at his residence.

Born May 14, 1944, in LaFayette, La., he was a son of Curnes J. Hebert Sr., of LaFayette, La., and Doris (Babineoux) Hebert Boudreaux of Cankten, La. His wife, Linda L. (Walters) Barlett Hebert, whom he married Sept. 29, 1998, survives.

Also surviving are: a daughter, Mrs. Jeff (Christine) Blystone, Gettysburg; three sons, Brian Hebert, Sterling, Va., Daniel Hebert, Corning N.Y., and Brett Hebert, Lewistown; a sister, Mrs. Linda Menard, Church Point, La.; three brothers, Allen Boudreaux, Cacelia, La., Ricky Boudreaux, Carencro, La., and Patrick Boudreaux, LaFayette, La.; two step-children, Tracy Barlett, Lewistown, and Mark Barlett, Burnham; and ten grandchildren.

He was a United States Army veteran, having served in the Vietnam conflict and also in the National Guard.

He performed instrument repair in the maintenance department at Standard Steel, Burnham, since 1968.

He was a member of the United Steelworkers Local 1940, a life member of East Derry Fire Company, and a member of the Brooklyn Hose and Yeagertown fire companies. He was also a member of the Lewistown Moose Lodge 143 and the Burnham Eagles Club.

Services will be held at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Heller-Hoenstine Burnham Funeral Home, 108 First Ave., Burnham, with the Rev. Father Thomas Marickovic officiating.

Family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until the time of services Tuesday at the funeral home.

There will be no public viewing.

Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 551, Lewistown, PA 17044 or to HOSPICE: The Bridge, 1126 W. Fourth St., Lewistown, PA 17044.


Ida E. Heckman
GRANVILLE - Ida E. Heckman, 76, of Malta Home for the Aging, Granville, and formerly of John Street, McVeytown, died at 4:8 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 7, 1999, at the home.

Born April 2, 1923, in Mattawana, she was a daughter of the late Harvey E. and Ella (Grassmyer) Heckman.

Surviving are sisters, Mrs. Mae Bowen, Lewistown, Mrs. Mabel Prye, McVeytown, and Mrs. Helen Stine, York.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, Samuel Heckman, Charles Heckman and Harold Heckman; and two sisters, Elizabeth Heckman and Alma Lantz.

She was an Avon representative until retiring on disability in 1960.

She was a member of Spring Run Church of the Brethren, McVeytown; the McVeytown Senior Citizens Center, where she cooked and served meals; and Malta Home Auxiliary. She was a former member of McVeytown Fire Company Auxiliary.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Spring Run Church of the Brethren with the Rev. Jerry Miller. There will be no public viewing, however, family will recieve friends from 1 p.m. until the time of services Saturday at the church. Interment will be in Mattawana Cemetery, McVeytown.

The family will provide all flowers.

Memorial contributions may be made to Spring Run Church of the Brethren, RD 2, McVeytown, PA 17051.

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


Mary E. Heckman
MCALISTERVILLE -  Mary E. Heckman, 86, of Southview Apartments, McAlisterville, died at 5:45 p.m. Monday, Feb. 21, 2000, at Ohesson Manor Nursing Home, Lewistown.

Born April 14, 1913, in McAlisterville, she was a daughter of the late John F. and Amanda (Brubaker) Heckman.

Surviving are: a brother and sister, John T. Heckman, Locust Grove Retirement Village, Mifflin, and Margaret Click, Belleville; and 10 nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Roy Heckman, and a sister, Esther Herr.

She attended Liberty School, McAlisterville.

She was a housekeeper and was employed as a seamstress for Lyon Fashions, McAlisterville.

She was a member of Crossroads Mennonite Church, Richfield, and the McAlisterville Senior Citizen's Center.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Crossroads Mennonite Church, Richfield, with Pastor Orval C. Graybill officiating. Interment will be in Lost Creek Mennonite Cemetery, Mifflintown RR2.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to Crossroads Mennonite Church, c/o Tim Lauver, HCR 63, Box 93, Mifflintown, PA 17059.


John R. Heikes III
MIFFLINTOWN - John R. Heikes III, 51, of Mifflintown RR3 (Rockville) died of natural causes at 5:45 p.m. Thursday, March 25, 1999, at his home.

Born Jan. 28, 1948, in Lewistown, he was a son of the late Esther (Hubler) and John R. Heikes Jr. His wife, Mary Anne (Hollister) Heikes, whom he married Dec. 19, 1997, survives.

Also surviving are: a sister, Suzanne Dowd, Plano, Texas; and a stepson, John Hall, Port Royal.

He was a graduate of Juniata Joint High School, Mifflintown and Williamsport Area Community College.

He was employed in the taxpayer department of the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue.

He was a member of the Juniata County Sportsman's Club, the Decatur Sportsman's Club, and a life member of the National Rifle Association.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and collecting guns.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Guss Funeral Home, 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown, with the Rev. Douglas Kelley officiating. Interment will be in Union Memorial Gardens, Mifflintown.

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

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


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