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Lillian Ruth Kitting
SHARON - Lillian Ruth Kitting, 89, of Euclid Avenue, Sharon, died at 10:42 p.m. Monday, Jan. 3, 2000, at her home.

Born July 1, 1910, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of the late John Andrew and Mary Ethella (Price) Kitting.

Surviving are her niece and adopted daughter, Dorathymarie K. Donlin, Sharon.

She was preceded in death by a brother, John Robert Kitting, and a sister, Dorothy Rose Kitting Donlin.

She was a 1928 graduate of Sharon High School and a 1946 graduate of Penn State University. She attended Youngstown State University and received her Master's degree from Westminster College.

She taught cosmetology and English at Farrell High School from 1948-1975.

She was a licensed beautician and the owner/operator of Kitting Hairdressers. She had been a sales representative and regional demonstrator for the Rouiz and Clairol Haircare and Cosmetics Company.

She was a member of St. John's Episcopal Church, Sharon.

She was also a member of the Farrell Teachers Association, the Pennsylvania State Education Association, the National Education Association, the Pennsylvania State Retired Teachers Association, the American Business Women's Association, and a founding member of the Pennsylvania State Association of Cosmetologists.

Services will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at Sample-O'Donnell Funeral Home, East State Street and North Oakland Avenue, Sharon, with the Rev. Father Douglas K. Dayton, officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Rock Cemetery, Lewistown.

Family will receive friends from 3 p.m. until the time of services Thursday at the funeral home. Condolences may also be conveyed by e-mailing the funeral home at Sample@infonline.net.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Humane Society of Mercer County, PO Box 331, Sharpsville, PA 16150.


Norris W. Kline
LEWISTOWN - Norris W. Kline, 95, of 198 S. Main St., Lewistown, died at 6:06 p.m. Friday, Sept. 17, 1999, at Lewistown Hospital.

Born June 11, 1904, in Burnham, he was a son of the late James E. and Mertie (McCartney) Kline. His wife, Claudia K. (Gates) Kline, preceded him in death Oct. 29, 1992.

Surviving are: a son, James N. Kline of 17 Sunset Rd., Lewistown; two sisters, Mrs. Paul (Jeanette) Leach of Murrels Inlet, S.C. and Ruth Pursel of 198 S. Main St., Lewistown; seven grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Kathryn Snook, three brothers and three sisters.

A foreman in the spinning department of FMC Corp., he worked for 43 years before retiring in 1963.

He was a member of the Walnut Street United Methodist Church.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, with the Rev. Larry K. Lutz officiating. Interment will be in Juniata Memorial Park.

Friends will be received from 10 a.m. until the time of services Tuesday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Walnut Street United Methodist Church, 203 N. Walnut St., Burnham, Pa. 17009.


Ruth C. Kline
LEWISTOWN - Ruth C. Kline, 73, of Lewistown, died at 8:15 p.m. Monday, March 29, 1999, at the home of her son, Kenneth L. Kline of Lewistown.

Born Sept. 25, 1925, in Bratton Township, Mifflin County, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Nina (Foster) Setzler. Her husband, Floyd C. Kline, whom she married Feb. 16, 1950, died July 13, 1981.

Surviving are: children, Nina G. Kline, Harrisburg, and Kenneth L. Kline, Lewistown; brothers and sisters, Ida Heimbach, Alice Shawver, Mae Black, William Setzler and Lloyd Setzler, all of Lewistown, George "John" Setzler, McVeytown, Floyd Setzler, Hagerstown, Md., and Merrill Setzler, Hummelstown; granddaughters, Christy Baumgardner, Angel Kline, Candy Kline, and Robin Kline; and two great-grandsons.

She was preceded in death by a one sister, Florence Grassmyer, and four brothers, Clarence Setzler, Clair Setzler, Paul Setzler, and Glenn Setzler.

Earlier in life, she worked at the former McCrory's.

She was a member of Mt. Bethel UCC Church, McClure, and she enjoyed sewing.

Services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday at the McClure chapel of Aurand Funeral Homes Inc., North Brown Street, McClure, with the Rev. Donald Wise officiating. Interment will be in the McClure Union Cemetery.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to: Mt. Bethel UCC Church, McClure, PA 17841.


Lillian A. Klingensmith
NATRONA HEIGHTS - Lillian A. Klingensmith, 85, a resident of Ohesson Manor Nursing Home, and formerly of Natrona Heights, died at 7:38 a.m. Thursday, March 30, 2000, at the nursing home.

Born March 4, 1915, on Allegheny County, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Emma (DeBay) Welsh. Her husband, Floyd R. Klingensmith, preceded her in death Jan. 12, 1984.

Surviving are: sons, Ronald F. Klingensmith, Coral Springs, Fla., James D. Klingensmith, Portsmith, Va., Robert V. Klingensmith, Chatsworth, Calif., and Dr. Richard D. Klingensmith, 33 Fawn Road, Reedsville; sisters, Lucille Welsh of Natrona Heights, and Joan Gordon of Pittsburgh; ten grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a sister.

She was owner, operator and manager of a drive-in theater in Freeport.

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

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church with the Rev. Thomas Marickovic officiating. Interment will be in Lind Memorial Cemetery, Lewistown.

There will be no public viewing.

Memorial contributions may be made to Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, 106 N. Dorcas St., Lewistown, PA 17044.

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


Carrie E. Klinger
MCCLURE - Carrie E. Klinger, 85, a resident of Beverly Healthcare-William Penn, formerly of McClure RR2, died at 3:15 p.m. Friday, Dec. 10, 1999, at the nursing home.

Born March 18, 1914, she was a daughter of the late Simon and Annie (Rager) Arnold. Her husband, John H. Klingler Sr., whom she married Sept. 3, 1931, died Aug. 27, 1995.

Surviving are: children, Betty Rager, Faye Snook, Robert N. Klingler, Donald G. Klingler, and John H. Klingler Jr., all of McClure RR2, Kenneth H. Klingler and Joanne Hall, both of McClure, and Dallas E. Klingler, Beaver Springs; sister, Emma Wagner, Locust Grove Retirement Village; 23 grandchildren; 52 great-grandchildren; four great-great- grandchildren; and several step-great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by infant daughters, Donna, Nancy, and Jane; four brothers, Charles, Arthur, Samuel, and Henry Arnold; and seven sisters, Annie Bickel, Effie Erb, Margaret David, Delilah Knepp, Bertha Ciesluk, Hettie Hassinger, and Rhetta Knepp.

She and her husband farmed in West Beaver Township since 1931.

She was a member of St. John's Ridge Lutheran Church, McClure RR2, where she was active for many years. She was also a member of the Bannerville and McClure Fire Companies, and the Beaver Springs Ambulance Club.

She was an avid gardener and card player.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. John's Ridge Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Clyde B. Singh officiating. Interment will be in Black Oak Ridge Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4-9 p.m. today at the Aurand Funeral Home, North Brown St., McClure, where family will be present from 7-9 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to: St. John's Ridge Lutheran Church, RR2, McClure, PA 17841.


Ralph H. 'Bud' Klose
MIDDLEBURG - Ralph H. "Bud" Klose, 86, Middleburg, died at 7 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1, 1999, at Evangelical Community Hospital.

Born Jan. 9, 1913, in Mifflinburg, he was a son of the late Stuart and Blanche (Hendricks) Klose. His wife, Carrie (Felker) Klose, whom he married in 1937, died Dec. 24, 1985.

Surviving are: sons, Rodney E. Klose, Middleburg, and David L. Klose, Carlisle; sisters, Winifred Mowery, Lebanon, and Emma Peterson, Chicago, Ill.; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Jean L. Kuhns, in 1995, and a brother, Blaine Klose.

He retired in 1980 from the former Kratzer Motors, where he had worked as a parts man for 25 years.

He was a life member of the Kreamer Sportsmens' Club and the April CB Club.

He enjoyed hunting, surfing the Internet, citizens' band radios and driving.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Aurand Funeral Homes Inc, 316 W. Market St., Beavertown, with the Rev. Guy Hockenberry officiating. Interment will be in the Glendale Cemetery, Middleburg.

There will be no evening viewing.

Memorial contributions may be made to: the American Cancer Society, Shamokin Dam, PA 17876.


Arthur A. Knepp
HARRISBURG - Arthur A. Knepp, 82, of Harrisburg, died Wednesday, March 22, 2000, at Holy Spirit Hospital, Camp Hill.

Born April 21, 1917, in Decatur Township, he was a son of the late Clarence and Florence (Krebs) Knepp. His wife, O. Josephine "Dode" (Souders) Knepp, preceded him in death.

Surviving are children, Robert B. Knepp, Camp Hill and JoAnn DiFrancisco, Richmond Heights, Ohio; a brother, Earl Knepp, St. Petersburg, Fla.; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

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

He was a retired self-employed truck driver. He also had been a terminal manager for Kreamer Brothers Trucking in Everett and worked for Maislin Trans-Con and the former Highway Express.

He was a member of Rhodes Memorial United Methodist Church, Lewistown and a lifetime member of the Everett American Legion Post 8 and Lewistown Elks Lodge 663.

He was an avid golfer and bowler.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Rhodes Memorial United Methodist Church, Lewistown, with the Rev. Thomas B. Morningstar officiating. Interment will be in the New Church Hill Cemetery, Port Royal.

Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the Fackler-Wiedeman Funeral Home, 23rd and Derry streets, Harrisburg and from 10 a.m. until the time of the services Monday at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Rhodes Memorial United Methodist Church, 500 Highland Ave., Lewistown, PA 17044.


Georgianne 'Sue' Knepp
BURNHAM - Georgianne "Sue" Knepp, 56, of 300 Jaspers Drive, Burnham, died at 4:48 a.m. Friday, Sept. 3, 1999, at her residence.

Born April 9, 1943, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of George Anastasi and the late Anne (Troutman) Singley. Her husband, Robert C. Knepp, whom she married Nov. 1, 1964, also survives.

Also surviving are: children, Denise Goss and Andrea Knepp, both of Lewistown, Nicole Henry, Sterling, Va.; sister, Cathy Irvin, Elizabethtown, and two grandchildren.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Freedom Avenue United Methodist Church, Burnham.

Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Heller-Hoenstine Funeral Home Inc., 108 First Ave., Burnham, with the Rev. Larry K. Lutz officiating. Interment will be in Juniata Memorial Park.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 551, Lewistown, PA 17044.


Glen A. Knepp
MCCLURE - Glen A. Knepp, 73, of McClure RR1, died at 10:26 a.m. Friday, May 22, 1999, at the Lewistown Hospital.

Born April 24, 1926, in Decatur Township, Mifflin County, he was the son of the late Arthur and Rhetta (Arnold) Knepp. His wife, L. Jean (Laub) Knepp, whom he married Dec. 24, 1947, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Mrs. Ronald W. (Glenda J.) Dreese, McAlisterville, Brian G. Knepp, McClure RR1, Randy D. Knepp, Middleburg RR3, and Leon K. Knepp, Beaver Springs RR1; sisters and brother, Phillis Baker, Denver, Pa., Ruth Rhodes, Strodes Mills, Judith Wise and Paul Knepp, both of McClure; eight grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and one step-great-grandson.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Baker and two brothers, Gerald L. "Simon" Knepp and Larry Knepp.

He was a veteran, having served in the 69th Infantry Division of the US Army during World War II in the European Theater.

In 1980, he retired from the former Beavertown Weaving Mills after 11 years of service. He had also worked for Fisher's Plumbing and Heating, the former White Star Bus Lines, and Lewistown Transportation.

He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, McClure, where he served on the church council. He was also past president of the McClure Fire Co., served in different offices of the American Legion Post 942, and served on the board of the Heiser-Hoffman VFW Post 5640. He recently received the Citizen of the Year Award from American Legion Post 942.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Trinity Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Phil Thorsen officiating. Interment will be in the McClure Union Cemetery, where full military honors will be conducted by the VFW Post 5640.

Friends may call from 4-9 p.m. today at the McClure Chapel of the Aurand Funeral Home, North Brown Street, McClure, where the family will be present from 7-9 p.m.

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


Kathy J. Knepp
LEWISTOWN - Kathy J. Knepp, 36, of 67 Parkview Ave., Lewistown, died of natural causes at 4 p.m. Saturday March 6, 1999, at the Hershey Medical Center.

Born June 20, 1962, in Lewistown, she was the daughter of Shelvia Jean (Johnson) Specht, 67 Parkview Ave., Lewistown and the late James Henry Specht Sr., who died Oct. 6, 1991. Her husband, Donnie A. Knepp of 195 Parkview Ave., Lewistown, whom she married Dec. 18, 1982, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Jason Allen Knepp and Cassie Jo Knepp, both at home; brother and sisters, Kim L. Rothrock and Debra K. Auker, both of Lewistown, and James H. Specht Jr., Burnham.

She was a 1980 graduate of Chief Logan High School.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Bohn Funeral Home, Reedsville, with the Rev. Robert E. Iddings officiating. Interment will be in Church Hill Cemetery, Reedsville.

Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of the service Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice: The Bridge, 1126 W. Fourth St., Lewistown, PA 17044 or to Children and Youth Service, 20 N. Wayne St., Lewistown, PA 17044.


Patricia Anne 'Patt' Knepp
REEDSVILLE - Patricia Anne "Patt" Knepp, 67, of 383 Barrville Mountain Road, Reedsville, died at 8:40 a.m. Saturday, May 1, 1999, at Lewistown Hospital.

Born Aug. 22, 1931, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of the late Frederick W. and Ruth Ann (Libby) Shively. Her husband, C. Gilbert Knepp, whom she married May 7, 1948, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Mrs. John (Cynthia) Solt Jr., Yeagertown, and Douglas Shively Knepp, Pine Tree Way, Lancaster; brothers and sisters, Ray Shively, McClure RR, Mrs. Fred (Goldie) Wagner, Barrville, and Wilfred Shively, Lancaster; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was the national sales director for Petra Fashions Inc., Danvers, Mass., for 12 years. She received Sales Director of the Year awards in 1995, 1996, and 1997.

She attended Barrville Mennonite Church and the Bible study of the church. She was also a member of the Order of Amaranth Inc., Tiadoghton Court No. 136 of Jersey Shore, Pa.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. today at Donald E. Baggus Funeral Home, 217 W. Main St., Belleville, with the Rev. Gerald Peachey officiating. Interment will be in Barrville Mennonite Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Barrville Mennonite Church, 48 Barrville Mountain Road, Reedsville, PA 17084.


Robert Elwood Knepp
FRANKLIN, N. C. - Robert Elwood Knepp, 74, of Franklin, N.C., died Monday Nov. 1, 1999, at a local hospital in Franklin, N.C.

Born Sept. 23, 1925, in Belleville, he was the son of the late Herman and Edna (Piper) Knepp. His wife of 52 years, Beatrice M. Knepp, survives.

Also surviving are: a son, Daniel Roger Knepp, Franklin, N.C.; one sister and four brothers; and three grandchildren.

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

He retired as a manager from Publix in Sarasota, Fla.

He was a member of the VFW and BPOE Elks Club in Florida.

A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. today at the Macon Funeral Home, Franklin, N.C., with reader Aleen Turnaville officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to: the Macon County Humane Society, 851 Lake Emory Road, Franklin, NC 28734.


Selma M. Knepp
MIFFLINTOWN - Selma M. Knepp, 93, a resident of Locust Grove Retirement Village, Mifflintown, formerly of McClure, died at 3:05 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13, 1999, at the Lewistown Hospital.

Born July 31, 1906, in McClure, she was the daughter of the late Jonathan and Carrie (Williams) Rauch. Her husband, Willis H. Knepp, died Feb. 4, 1987.

Surviving are: children, Joy E. Haines and Jack H. Knepp, both of McClure RR1, Judy Weader, Danville, Elrose E. Knepp, McClure RR2, Willis H. Knepp Jr., Paoli Knepp and Gerald E. Knepp, all of Middleburg; 16 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three sisters, Pauline Henry, Dorothy Erb, and Melda Amspacker; and a stepbrother, Samuel Bubb.

She worked for the former Standard Shirt Factory for many years, retiring in 1971 in the finishing department.

She was a member of the McClure First United Methodist Church, where she sang in the choir, taught Sunday school and was superintendent of the children's department.

She enjoyed gardening, flowers and needlework.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the McClure First United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Kevin Brophy officiating. Interment will be in the McClure Union Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4-9 p.m. Sunday at the McClure Chapel of Aurand Funeral Homes, where family will be present from 7-9 p.m.

There will be no viewing at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to: the First United Methodist Church, McClure, PA 17841.


Nancy Lee Knight
LITTLE RIVER, S.C. - Nancy Lee Knight, 58, of Heather Lakes, died Monday, Nov. 22, 1999, at her home.

Born April 2, 1941, in York County, she was a daughter of the late Janet G. (Beckenbaugh) and Michael H. Bupp Sr. Her husband, Michael K. Knight, Little River, S.C., survives.

Also surviving are: a daughter, Renee L. Robbins, Myrtle Beach, S.C.; a brother and sisters, Michael H. Bupp Jr., North Myrtle Beach, S.C., Janet Ann Stein, Little River, S.C., and Linda M. Leitzel, McAlisterville; and two grandddaughters.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Ruth N. Wright.

She was co-owner of Stein's Rental Service, North Myrtle Beach, S.C.

She attended North Strand Community Church, North Myrtle Beach, S.C.

She was a member of North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce and Jackson Board of Realtors.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at McMillan-Small Funeral Home, Myrtle Beach, S.C. Family will receive friends after the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Mercy Hospice of Horry County, P.O. Box 1409 Myrtle Beach, S.C. 29578 or to North Strand Community Church, 700-23rd Ave. S., North Myrtle, Beach, S.C. 29582.


Peggy L. Knudson
BOYERTOWN - Peggy L. Knudson, 68, of Walnut Street, Boyertown, died Friday morning, May 7, 1999, at Berkshire Center, Exeter Township.

Born in Lewistown, she was a daughter of the late Clarence and Bertha (Patton) Knepp.

Surviving are: children, Theodore L. Knudson III, Boyertown, David A. Knudson, Gilbertsville, Pa., and Deborah A. Smith, Oley, Pa; sister, Helen Bilger, Lewistown, and seven grandchildren.

She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Boyertown.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. John's Lutheran Church, 45 N. Reading Ave., Boyertown, with the Rev. John Pearson officiating.

Family will receive friends at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.

Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery, Boyertown.

Houck Funeral Home, Charlotte at Grace Street, Pottstown, Pa., is in charge of the funeral arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. John's Lutheran Church, 45 N. Reading Ave., Boyertown, Pa. 19512.


Carl C. 'Candyman' Kodish
LEWISTOWN - Carl C. "Candyman" Kodish, 73, of 9 Feeder Ave., Lewistown, died at 10:40 p.m. Friday Nov. 5, 1999, at his home.

Born Nov. 6, 1925, in Edwardsville, he was the son of the late Stanley and Catherine (Mazauskas) Kodish. His wife, Helen (Cleveland) Kodish, whom he married in 1949, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Mrs. Timothy (Kathleen) Reeder, State College, Mrs. Franklin (Margy) Zook, Reedsville, Carl "Buddy" Kodish and Kevin Kodish, both of Lewistown; brothers and sisters, Stanley Kodish and John Kodish, both of Kingston, Ray Kodish, Lock Haven, Sally Kodish, Selinsgrove, and Jennie Dubuaskas, Connecticut; and six grandchildren.

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

He was an English teacher at Rothrock High School and worked at Standard Steel for 26 years, retiring in 1983.

He was a member of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church.

Mass of Christian burial will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, with the Rev. Father Thomas Marickovic officiating. Interment will be in Juniata Memorial Park, where graveside military honors will be given by VFW Post 7011, Lewistown.

Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. today at the Barr Funeral Home, 120 Logan St., Lewistown, where there will be a scripture reading at 8:45 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Sacred Heart Church, 106 N. Dorcas St., Lewistown, PA 17044 or to HOSPICE: The Bridge, West Fourth Street, Lewistown, PA 17044, or to the Lewistown Girls Basketball Team, Manor Drive, Lewistown, PA 17044.


Darwin H.'Skip' Kohler
PORT ROYAL - Darwin H. "Skip" Kohler, 89, of Town Lane, Port Royal, died at 9:40 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8, 1999, at Ohesson Manor Nursing Home, Lewistown.

Born Jan. 27, 1910, in Turbett Township, Juniata County, he was a son of the late Warren M. and Mary (McCormick) Kohler. His wife, Margaret (Ard) Kohler, died Dec. 13, 1973.

Surviving are: a son, W. Ray Kohler, West Deptford, NJ; a sister and a brother, Jessie Book, Sugarloaf and Warren B. Kohler, Port Royal; and two grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother, John M. Kohler, in 1960.

A life-long resident of the Port Royal area, he was a 1927 graduate of Port Royal High School.

He was a retired assistant cashier of the Juniata Valley Bank, Port Royal. Prior to that he was a clerk at the A&P Grocery Store in Port Royal. During his retirement years, he drove vehicles for Leidy Chevrolet Oldsmobile, Mifflintown.

He was a life-long member of the Port Royal Lutheran Church and served many years on the church council.

He served as treasurer of the Juniata County Agricultural Society for over 40 years and was a member of the Union Lodge 324 F & AM, Mifflintown, Tall Cedars of Lebanon, Juniata Valley Forest 88, Harrisburg Consistory and Zembo Shrine, Harrisburg.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Rex Funeral Home, Port Royal, with the Rev. Marton J. Roberson and the Rev. Clifford R. Miller officiating. Interment will be in New Church Hill Cemetery, Port Royal.

Friends will be received 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to: the Port Royal Lutheran Church, PO Box 267, Port Royal, PA 17082-0267.


Donald R. Koontz
LEWISTOWN - Donald R. Koontz, 52, of 703 W. Fifth St., Lewistown, died at 6:47 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9, 1999, in the emergency room of Lewistown Hospital.

Born Oct. 10, 1947, in Lewistown, he was a son of Gladys (Flynn) Koontz, 703 W. Fifth St., Lewistown and the late Roy E. Koontz. His wife, Darla J. (Billet) Koontz, whom he married April 13, 1967, survives.

Also surviving are: a daughter, Melissa D. Koontz, at home; brother and sister, John E. Koontz and Ruth Ann Stout, both of Lewistown.

He was a U. S. Army veteran, having served in the Vietnam War from 1966-1969.

He was employed as a dump truck driver by Crider Construction Co., Lewistown, for 22 1/2 years.

He was a former member of Junction Fire Co.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Dr. Gregory K. Tyree officiating. Interment will be in Juniata Memorial Park, where graveside military rites will be conducted by VFW Post 7011, Lewistown.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to: the Hershey Medical Center Infectious Control Unit, c/o Penn State Geisinger Foundation, 100 N. Academy Ave., Danville, PA 17822-4000.


Harry J. 'Crash' Kramer
MIFFLINTOWN - Harry J. "Crash" Kramer, 74, of Mifflintown RR1, died at 5:44 a.m. Monday, Feb. 21, 2000, at the Lewistown Hospital.

Born June 25, 1925, in Perry Township, Snyder County, he was a son of the late Earl and Sally Mae (Beaver) Kramer. His wife, Madeline (Hosler) Kramer, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Mrs. Donald (Connie) Smith and Mrs. David (Donna) Forry, both of Port Royal, Sharon K. Kramer, Mifflintown RR4, James E. Kramer and John L. Kramer, both of Mifflintown RR5; brothers, Meade Kramer, Beavertown, Wayne Kramer, McAlisterville, and Leon Kramer, Mifflin; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

He was self-employed and performed a variety of jobs.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Guss Funeral Home, 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown, with the Rev. Glen Peachey officiating. Interment will be in Union Memorial Gardens, Mifflintown.

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

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


Amara Beth Kratzer-Richard
LEWISTOWN - Amara Beth Kratzer-Richard, infant daughter of Scott Richard and Danielle Kratzer of Lewistown, was stillborn at 2:25 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, 1999, at Lewistown Hospital.

Maternal grandparents are Brenda Held and Brian Kratzer, both of Lewistown; paternal grandparents are Tina Richard, Lewistown, and the late Robert Hess; maternal great-grandparents are Dorothy Kratzer, Lewistown, and the late Elwood Kratzer, Anna Martz, Lewistown, and the late Robert Martz; paternal great-grandparents are Shirley Richard, Lewistown, and the late Harry Gemberling; maternal great-great-grandparents are Irene Kahley, Lewistown, and the late Alvin Kahley; and paternal great-great-grandparents are Sylvia Treaster, Lewistown, and the late William Treaster.

Graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m. today at Juniata Memorial Park, with the Rev. Ray Orme officiating. Interment will follow.

There will be no public viewing.

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


Betty L. Kratzer
RICHFIELD - Betty L. Kratzer, 76, of Richfield RR1, died at 5:28 p.m. Saturday, March 4, 2000, in the emergency room of Sunbury Community Hospital.

Born Jan. 24, 1924, in Clearfield, she was a daughter of the late Della (Laniger) and Lewis Teats Sr. Her husband, Earl Robert Kratzer Sr., whom she married Feb. 5, 1944, died Jan. 9, 1997.

Surviving are: children, E. Robert 'Bob" Kratzer Jr., at home, Michael M. Kratzer, Winfield RR2, Mrs. Earl "Pep" (Georgianne) Stroup, Richfield, and Mrs. William J. "Bill" (Melissa L.) Durborow, East Berlin; seven grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and many nieces and nephews.

She was the last of her immediate family having been preceded in death by two brothers, Lewis Teats Jr. and Robert L. Teats. She was also preceded in death by two daughters, Linda Kratzer, in infancy and Gail Bollinger in June of 1983.

She was a 1943 graduate of Clearfield High School.

She was a homemaker and accomplished seamstress, and enjoyed traveling.

She was a member of the Richfield Mennonite Church.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Richfield Mennonite Church, with Pastor Jerry R. O'Connell officiating. Interment will be held at a later date in the Richfield Union Cemetery.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to: the Richfield Mennonite Church, c/o the Richfield Mennonite Youth, RR1, Box 11, Richfield, PA 17086.

The George P. Garman Funeral Home Inc., Mount Pleasant Mills, is in charge of arrangements.


Edmund L. Kreider
MIFFLINTOWN - Edmund L. Kreider, 59, of Mifflintown RR2, died Sunday, Aug. 15, 1999, at his home.

Born Oct. 17, 1939, in Lewistown, he was the son of the late Mabel (Kreider) Stine. His wife, Florence E. (Leacy) Kreider, whom he married Sept. 23, 1969, survives.

Also surviving are: a daughter, Mrs. Randy (Tammy) Colyer, Lewistown; step-sons, Mervin Swartz, Lewistown, Barry Swartz, Freeland, Md., and Larry Swartz, Williamsport; and a step-daughter, Mrs. Jack (Brenda) Coble, Honey Grove RR1; brothers and sisters, Charles Stine, Robin Stine and Lorraine Wall, all of McAlisterville, Mrs. Harold (Emma) Sauver, Newport, and Mary Stine, Indiana; 10 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by one step-son, David L. Swartz, in 1982; a grandson, Aaron Coble, in 1998; and a brother, Oscar Kreider.

He was farmer and retired on disability in 1993. He had also worked for the former Norman Gloss Sawmill in Licking Creek Valley, Juniata County.

Memorial services will be held at 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Rex Funeral Home, Port Royal, with Pastor Richard H. Burchfield officiating. Interment will be at the convenience of the family.

There will be no viewing, but family will receive friends from 7 p.m. until the time of services Wednesday at the funeral home.


Ruth Mae Kreider
KIRKWOOD - Ruth Mae Kreider, 75, of 1611 Kirkwood Pike, Kirkwood, died Friday, March 10, 2000, at Lancaster General Hospital.

Born in Belleville, she was a daughter of the late John B. and Mary (Peachey) Byler. Her husband, Lloyd H. Kreider, whom she married Jan. 1, 2000, survives.

Also surviving are: stepchildren, Wilmer Kreider and Paul Kreider, both of Quarryville and James Kreider, Nottingham, and Mrs. Jere (Margie) Martin, Westfield; brother and sisters, Allen Byler, Mrs. David (Eunice) King, her twin sister, Mrs. Daniel (Naomi) Zook, all of Belleville; a foster brother, Earl Koser, Belleville; 14 step-grandchildren and six step-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a stepson, Jay Kreider.

She attended Eastern Mennonite College.

She was a retired teacher, having taught 23 years in Belleville schools and Little Brittain Mennonite School.

She was a member of Beth-El Mennonite Church, Belleville.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Mechanics Grove Mennonite Church, Church Road, Quarryville, with ministers Raymond Harnish, Foster King and Lawrence Garman officiating. Interment will be in the adjoining cemetery.

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

Please omit flowers.

The Ivan B. Dewald Funeral Home, 227 W. Fourth St., Quarryville, is in charge of arrangements.


Frances Kreitzer
LIVERPOOL - Frances Kreitzer, 93, formerly of Liverpool RR2, died at 9:10 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, 2000, at Penn Lutheran Village Nursing Home, Selinsgrove, where she had resided since May 1, 1994.

Born Oct. 4, 1906, in Chapman Township, Snyder County, she was a daughter of the late Adam and Emma J. (Dressler) Neitz. Her husband, Jeremiah Kreitzer, preceded her in death in the early 1960s.

Surviving are: a brother, George A. Neitz, Richfield; six grandchildren, three stepgrandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and 16 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Harry A. "Fritz" Arnold, on Aug. 1, 1980, and a sister, Mary Newman.

She was educated in the rural schools in Snyder County.

A homemaker, she enjoyed flowers, gardening, her cats, playing cards and raising chickens.

She was a Protestant by faith.

Her funeral service is at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 14, at the George P. Garman Funeral Home, Mt. Pleasant Mills, with the Rev. Richard L. Berg, pastor of the Paradise United Methodist Church, officiating. Interment will be in the Paradise Cemetery, Port Trevorton.

The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.


Faye K. Krepps
MIFFLIN - Faye K. Krepps, 63, of Mifflin died Monday, March 13, 2000, at her home.

Born Oct. 10, 1936, in Milroy, Mifflin County, she was a daughter of the late Jesse A. and Hazel G. (Shank) Kearns.

Surviving are: children, Kenneth R. Krepps, Thompsontown, Jeffrey S. Krepps, Milroy, Robert D. Krepps and Jess Andrew Krepps, both of Mifflin, Terry L. Krepps, Mifflintown, Mrs. Clayton (Angela) Walters, Mifflintown, and Mrs. Dale (Lynne) Hampton, East Waterford; sisters and brothers, Margaret Campanella, Brooklyn N.Y., Lenore Fultz, Pleasant Gap, Mrs. Robert (Zelpha) Stinson, Centre Hall, Mrs. Norman (Ruth) Screiber, Harrisburg, Phyllis Nordan, Benson, N.C., Mrs. Clifford (Virginia) McLaughlin, Irving M. Kearns and Marlin D. Kearns, all of Lewistown; 12 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Dorene Flores.

She was a graduate of the LPN nursing program at Juniata-Mifflin Counties Area Vocational-Technical School.

She retired in 1983 on disability as an LPN from the Laurelton Center, and she had also worked at F.W. Black Hospital, Lewistown.

She was a member of New Life Assembly of God Church, Mifflintown RR4.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at New Life Assembly of God Church with the Rev. Jack D. Twombley officiating. Interment will be in Union Memorial Gardens, Mifflintown RR4.

There will be no viewing, but family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Thursday at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to New Life Assembly of God Church, RR4, Box 417, Mifflintown, PA 17059.

Brown Funeral Home, 100 Bridge St., Mifflintown is in charge of arrangements.


Glenn D. 'Abe' Krepps
BELLEVILLE - Glenn D. "Abe" Krepps, 53, of 1377 Back Mountain Road, Belleville, died at 5:07 p.m. Sunday, March 21, 1999, in the emergency room of the Lewistown Hospital.

Born Oct. 27, 1945, in Lewistown, he was the son of the late Wesley H. and Alice M. (Smith) Krepps. His wife, Karen A. (Stuck) Krepps, whom he married March 20, 1971, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Mrs. Gregory (Stacy L.) Miller, Burnham, and Kevin M. Krepps, Belleville; brothers and sisters, Mrs. Melvin (Martina) Peachey, Lancaster, Mrs. John (Betty) Sharp, Reedsville RR, Robert W. Krepps, Burnham, Mrs. Fred (Jean) Stoltzfus, Ogema, Minn., Mrs. Earl (Peggy) Yoder and Buddy H. Krepps, both of Belleville RR, Mrs. Samuel (Helen) Zook, Belleville, and Zelda Ruth Krepps, Maumee, Ohio.

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

He was employed for 35 years as an inside fork lift operator at New Holland, Belleville.

He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Belleville, and the Belleville Sports Association. He was a Little League coach for the Belleville Yankees for many years, a basketball referee, and a Little League baseball umpire. He was also a member of the Belle Green Camp.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. John's Lutheran Church, Belleville, with the Rev. Lois Martin officiating. Interment will be in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery.

Friends may call from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday at the Donald E. Baggus Funeral Home, Belleville.

Memorial contributions may be made to: St. John's Lutheran Church, 3597 W. Main St., Belleville, PA 17004 or to Belleville Sports, Krepps Memorial, PO Box 108, Belleville, PA 17004.


Helen W. Krist
CARLISLE - Helen W. Krist, 87, a resident of the Claremont Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Carlisle, formerly of Burnham, died at 12:25 a.m. Wednesday, April 19, 2000, at the nursing center.

Born April 6, 1913, in Mount Union, she was a daughter of the late Samuel and Mary (Akit) Mihalick. Her husband, Oscar E. Krist, died May 7, 1968.

Surviving are: children, Mrs. Russell (Martha) Lewis, Mechanicsburg, Mrs. Kenneth (Joan) Schreiber, Carlisle, Russell E. Krist, Keedysville, Md., and Cynthia K. Krist, Delta; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

She was the last of her immediate family, having been preceded in death by a brother, Rudy J. Mihalick and a grandson.

She was a homemaker.

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

Services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday at Heller-Hoenstine Burnham Funeral Home, 108 First Ave., Burnham, with the Rev. Clyde B. Singh officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Rock Cemetery.

Friends may call from 10:30 a.m. until the time of services Friday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 215 E. Freedom Ave., Burnham, PA 17009.


George W. Krout
CARLISLE - George W. Krout, 85, of 210 S. Walnut St., Lewistown, died at 11:41 a.m. Sunday, May 14, 2000, at Carlisle Hospital.

Born Dec. 17, 1914, in Williamsburg, he was the son of the late Matthew and Frances (Gratchen) Krout. His wife, Frances L. Krout, died Jan. 8, 1996.

Surviving are a daughter, Frances Noss, Harrisburg; sister and brothers, Frances Lokar, California, Joseph Krout, Lewistown, John Krout, Centre County, and Frank Krout, Wyoming; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

He was a barber in Lewistown for 60 years.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Barr Funeral Home, 120 Logan St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Dale Hippensteel officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Rock Cemetery.

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


B. Reber Krum
LEWISTOWN - B. Reber Krum, 88, of 74 Luther Drive, Lewistown, and formerly of Bloomsburg, died at 9:45 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, 1999, at Ohesson Manor Nursing Home, Lewistown.

Born April 10, 1911, in Bloomsburg, he was a son of the late Isaiah and Susie (Fry) Krum. His wife, Margaret K. (Adams) Krum, whom he married Dec. 23, 1933, survives.

Also surviving are: children, the Rev. Gerald A. Krum, Lewistown; two sisters, A. Victoria Roberts, Springfield, Va., and Nancy Krum, Danville RR; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

He was part owner of General Sales Inc., a GMC truck dealership, in Bloomsburg from 1943-1968. He was then employed by Columbia Asphalt Co., Bloomsburg, for seven years before retiring in 1975. He also served as a notary public from 60 years, retiring in 1994.

He was a member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Bloomsburg. He was also a life member of Liberty Fire Co., Bloomsburg, and the Bloomsburg Fireman's Relief Association.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Elan Memorial Park, 5595 Old Berwick Road, Bloomsburg, with the Rev. Ralph D. Sigler Jr. officiating.

There will be no viewing.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Matthew Lutheran Church Endowment Fund, 123 N. Market St., Bloomsburg, PA 17815.

Dean W. Kriner Inc. Funeral Home, 325 Market St., Bloomsburg, is in charge of arrangements.


Carl Raymond 'Pop' Kuhns
MOUNT PLEASANT MILLS - Carl Raymond "Pop" Kuhns, 72, of HCR 72, Mount Pleasant Mills, died Monday, March 6, 2000, after suffering a heart attack near his residence.

Born Dec. 17, 1917, in Middleburg RR1, Centre Township, he was a son of the late Abraham Lincoln and Lucy (Keister) Kuhns. His wife, Luella Mae (Renninger) Kuhns, whom he married Feb. 19, 1938, survives.

Also surviving are: sons, Larry E. Kuhns, Middleburg RR1, Leonard D. Kuhns and the Rev. Daryl M. Kuhns, both of Mount Pleasant Mills RR1; 11 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

He was the last of his immediate family, having been preceded in death by a grandson, Larry E. Kuhns Jr,. on April 24, 1976; brothers, William, Clayton, Ira, Lester, Nelson and Francis Kuhns; and sisters, Nellie Kuhns, Vergie Hackenberg, Maude Raker, Ida Zechman and Agnes Nerhood.

He was educated at Hartman's Grammar Schoolhouse.

He started in the lumber business in 1946, and later founded the Carl R. Kuhns and Sons Lumber Company.

He was a charter member of Mount Pleasant Mills Church of Christ in Christian Union, taught Sunday school for 60 years and served on the church board for 30 years. He also taught Sunday school at Daniel's Church, Mount Pleasant Mills RR2.

He was an avid hunter and berry grower.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Christ in Christian Union, Mount Pleasant Mills RR1, with the Rev. Daryl M. Kuhns officiating and the Rev. Barry J. Arnold and the Rev. Wes Humble assisting. Interment will be in Daniel's&emdash;St. Thomas Cemetery, Mount Pleasant Mills RR2.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Church of Christ in Christian Union, Box 162, RR1, Mount Pleasant Mills, PA 17853.

George P. Garman Funeral Home Inc., Mount Pleasant Mills, is in charge of arrangements.


Donal B. 'Pappy' Kuhns-Haines
BAINBRIDGE - Donal B. "Pappy" Kuhns-Haines, 57, of 109 Falmouth Road, Bainbridge, died at 4:55 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 8, 1999, at his residence.

Born July 7, 1942, in McClure, Snyder County, he was the son of the late Charles A. Haines Sr. and Laura (Solt) Kuhns. His wife of 37 years, Dorothy M. (Zettle) Haines, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Mrs. Jay W. (Kimberly J.) Alleman, Bainbridge, Samuel K. Haines, Indiantown Gap, John E. Haines, Elizabethtown, and Shelly L. Haines, at home; stepmother, Lorraine Haines, Beaver Springs; sisters and brothers, Mrs. Robert (Kathryn) Royer, Elizabethtown, Elaine Henry, Glendale, Calif., Mrs. George (Rhonda) Andreadis, Lancaster, Evelyn Snyder, Sunbury, Susan Haines, Middleburg, Dwayne Kuhns, Apple Valley, Minn., and Charles A. Haines Jr., Beaver Springs; and nine grandchildren.

He was a United States Navy veteran and received a National Defense Service Medal, a Good Conduct Medal, an Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal for serving in the Dominican Republic, and other medals and awards. Following his discharge from the Navy, he served in the U.S. Navy Reserve for 10 years.

He was employed for 27 years as a welder and a maintenance worker for Fruehauf Corporation until its closing. He then worked for two years building bulk tank trailers for Heil Trailer International in Centerville.

He was a member of the American Legion, Middletown Post No. 594; the Wrightsville Seagrave Social Club; the Columbia Friendship Association; and the National Rifle Association.

He enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Frank S. Miller Funeral Home, 130 North Market St., Elizabethtown, with the Rev. Charles E. Marshall officiating. Interment will be in Laurel Hill Memorial Gardens, Columbia, Pa.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: the American Cancer Society, 615 Community Way, Lancaster, PA 17603-9983.


Luella M. Kuhns
MOUNT PLEASANT MILLS - Luella M. Kuhns, 80, of Mount Pleasant Mills HCR72, Perry Township, died at 11:45 p.m. Thursday April 20, 2000 at the home of her son the REv. Daryl M. Kuhns, Mount Pleasant Mills RR1 after suffering failing health since September 1999.

Born June 4, 1919 in rural Richfield, Snyder County, she was a daughter of the late John S. and Sadie (Clotfelter) Renninger. Her husband Carl Raymond "Pop" Kuhns, whom she married Feb. 19, 1938, preceded her in death on March 6, 2000.

Surviving are sons, Larry E. Kuhns, Middleburg RR1, Leonard D. Kuhns and the Rev. Daryl M. Kuhn, both of Mount Pleasant Mills RR1, a brother and sister, Claude W. Renninger, Bloomsburg, Helen Ferster, Mount Pleasant Mills, 11 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a grandson Larry E. Kuhns on April 24, 1976, and three brothers, Arthur, Monroe and Delbert Renninger.

She was educated at Gordon's grammar schoolhouse in Snyder County.

She was employed as head cook for ten years at Perry-West-Perry Elementary School, Mount Pleasant Mills RR1, and earlier in life worked at the Richfield Shirt Factory, Richfield.

She was a charter member of the Church of Christ in Christian Union, Mount Pleasant Mills RR1.

She was a mother and homemaker who enjoyed spending time with her family, and she enjoyed growing violets and gardening.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Church of Christ in Christian Union, Mount Pleasant Mills RR1, with former pastor the Rev. Barry J. Arnold officiating. Interment will be in Daniel's-St. Thomas Cemetery, Mount Pleasant Mills RR2.

Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. Monday at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Church of Christ in Christian Union RR1 Box 162, Mount Pleasant Mills, Pa., 17853.

The George P. Garman Funeral Home, Inc., in Mount Pleasant Mills is in charge of arrangements.


Randy E. Kuhns
MILROY - Randy E. Kuhns, 37, of 109 Broad St., Milroy, died at 8:40 p.m. Saturday, April 3, 1999, on Locke Mills Road, Milroy, as a result of injuries sustained in an ATV accident.

Born June 15, 1961, in Lewistown, he was the son of Richard B. Kuhns of 50 Broad St., Milroy and the late Beverly C. (Bubb) Kuhns, who died Jan. 10, 1999. His wife, Tina Marie (Smith) Kuhns, whom he married Oct. 3, 1981, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Nathan A. Kuhns and Nicholl M. Kuhns, both at home; brothers and sister, Richard B. Kuhns Jr. and Scott Weston Kuhns, both of Lewistown, Dennis G. Kuhns and Mrs. David (Wanda) Sambenetti, both of Milroy.

He was a 1980 graduate of Kishacoquillas High School and a member of the American Legion in Milroy.

He was co-owner of All Woods II Kitchens, Milroy.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Bohn Funeral Home, Reedsville, with the Rev. Douglas D. Sabin officiating. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Milroy.

Friends may call from 6-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.


Frances R. Kulp
ALLENTOWN - Frances R. Kulp, 75 of Allentown, formerly of Lewistown, died Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2000, at Lehigh Valley Hospital Center, Salisbury Township, Allentown.

Born in Long Island City, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late Fred and Lessie (Sherman) Myers. She was the wife of the late Rev. John W. Kulp who, from 1966-1978, was the pastor of Evangel Baptist Church, Lewistown.

Surviving are: children, John C. Kulp, Allentown, Mrs. John (Leslie A.) McDonnell, Yardley, and Mrs. Peter (Susan K.) Temple, Finchburg, Mass.; a brother, Jack A. Myers, Temecula, Calif.; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

She was a member of First Baptist Church, Allentown, where she served as a former Sunday school teacher, choir member and deaconess. She served as prayer chairwoman of CBA and was a member of the Women's Missionary Fellowship.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at First Baptist Church, 1808 N. 19th St., Allentown.

Friends may call from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, Allentown, PA 18104.

Stephens Funeral Home, Inc., Allentown, is in charge of arrangements.


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