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Irene S. MacKay
AKRON - Irene S. MacKay, 89, of 925 Main St., Akron, formerly of Mifflintown, died at 10:25 a.m. Tuesday, April 25, 2000, at her residence.

Born April 19, 1911, in East Salem, Juniata County, she was a daughter of the late Ira H. and Mary Jane (Yeigh) Sieber. Her husband, William MacKay, died June 11, 1970.

Surviving are a sister, Mary Luetta Wenger, Akron, and a number of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Ira Clyde Sieber.

She was an upholsterer with the State of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, retiring in 1974.

She was a member of Westminster United Presbyterian Church, Mifflintown.

Services will be held at 11:15 a.m. Friday at Ephrata Manor, Bethany Road, Ephrata, with the Rev. Jeff High officiating. A viewing will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of services at the manor.

Services will also be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Westminster United Presbyterian Church, Mifflintown, with the Rev. Douglas Kelley officiating. There will be no viewing at the church.

Interment will be in Lost Creek Mennonite Cemetery, Oakland Mills.

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


Ruth W. Maddens
GRANVILLE - Ruth W. Maddens, 82, of Malta Home for the Aging, Granville, formerly of Mechanicsburg, died at 7:40 p.m., Friday, March 26, 1999, at the Lewistown Hospital.

Born January 24, 1917, in Lewistown, she was the daughter of the late William M. and Sadie (Warner) Reigle. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene J. Madden in 1942.

Surviving are: a daughter, Patricia M. Bealey, Mexico, Pa.; a sister, Lorraine E. Mitchell, Mifflintown; and one grandson.

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

In earlier life, she had been employed by Cluett Peabody, Lewistown and then as a seamstress at Orweco Frocks, Mechanicsburg.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, at the St. Johns Lutheran Cemetery, Belleville, with the Rev. William N. Esborn officiating.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to: the Messiah Lutheran Church, 3 S. Third St., Mifflintown, PA 17059.

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


Marie Doris Maddox
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Marie Doris Maddox, 64, of San Antonio, Texas, formerly of Milroy, died Monday, Sept. 6, 1999, in San Antonio.

Born Aug. 12, 1935, in Milroy, she was a daughter of Dorothy Marie Hartley, Milroy and the late Orville Ernest Hinkle. Her husband, Donnie F. Maddox of San Antonio, Texas, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Dorothy Ann Dunn, Melinda Marie Rodriguez, John Allan Clark, Warren Ralph Dunn III, and Brian Wayne Dunn; sisters and brothers, Peggy Romig, Mary Ellen Parsons, Ernest Hinkle, Jim Hinkle, and Gary Hinkle; 15 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

She was a homemaker.

Services will be held at 8:30 a.m. Friday at Mission Park Funeral Chapels South, 1700 Southeast Military Drive, San Antonio, Texas. Interment will be in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.

Visitation will begin at 3 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.


Evelyn Mae Maggio
BAYONNE, N.J. - Evelyn Mae Maggio, 62, of Bayonne, N.J., formerly of Johnstown, died Saturday, May 6, 2000, at her home.

Born Aug. 20, 1937, in Johnstown, she was a daughter of the late Andrew and Elsie (Rager) Zonin. Her husband, Peter "Moppo" Maggio, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Jody Madea and Stacey Maggio, both of Bayonne, N.J., Melissa Swartz, Port Royal, Bruce Boring, Pocono, and Randy Boring, Williamsport; sisters and brother, Carol Kramer, Allentown, Dianne Wiegle, Somerset, and Roger Zonin, Pennsylvania; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Edward Zonin.

She was a housewife.

Friends may call from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. today at the Migliaccio Funeral Home, Inc. 851 Kennedy Boulevard, Bayonne, N.J., where a service will be held at 8 p.m.

A second service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Moskal and Kennedy Funeral Home, Johnstown. Interment will follow in the Benshoff Hills Cemetery, Johnstown.


Malcolm L. Maham Sr.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Malcolm L. Maham Sr., 67, of San Diego, Calif., died Friday, March 10, 2000, at his residence.

Born Jan. 4, 1933, in Virginia, he was a son of the late Lester and Ruby (Maham) Stine.

Surviving are: children, Mariann Maham, Lewistown, and Malcolm L. Maham Jr., Reedsville; sisters and brothers, Betty Blackburn, Harrisburg, Frances Holtrey, York, Chester Stine, Pennsylvania, Leonard Stine, Texas, and Clarence Stine and Miriam Lewis, both of Virginia; and two grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one sister.

He was a United States Navy veteran, retiring after 22 years of service in 1976.

Private services were held at the convenience of the family in San Diego, Calif.

Featheringill Mortuary, San Diego, Calif., was in charge of arrangements.

Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown, was in charge of local information.


William M. Mahon Jr.
LEWISTOWN - William M. Mahon Jr., 75, of 354 Holiday Lane, Lewistown, died at 4:25 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 19, 2000, at Beverly Healthcare-William Penn.

Born Jan. 3, 1925, in Freeland, he was a son of the late Rose (McNelis) and William M. Mahon Sr. His wife, Mary Helen (McNally) Mahon, whom he married in 1953, survives.

Also surviving are: children, William M. Mahon III, State College, Timothy Mahon, Lewistown, and Terance Mahon, Milroy; brother and sister, James Mahon, Darby, and David Mahon and Rosemary Bereznak, both of Freeland; and two grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Thomas Mahon

He was a United States Navy veteran of World War II, where he served on the U.S.S. Langley.

He was a 1953 graduate of the Pennsylvania State Police Academy.

He retired from Pennsylvania State Police and as a guard from the Sanyo Corporation.

He was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Roman Catholic Church, the Langley Association, the Elks Lodge 663, the Knights of Columbus, and the VFW Post 7011, Lewistown.

Services were held at the convenience of the family at Barr Funeral Home, 120 Logan St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Father Thomas Marickovic officiating. Interment was in Juniata Memorial Park.

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


Joseph A. 'Banana Man' Maisano
LEWISTOWN - Joseph A. "Banana Man" Maisano, 87, of 733 W. Sixth St., Lewistown, died at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, April 3, 1999, at the Lewistown Hospital.

Born May 16, 1911, in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Nicholas and Concetta (Bofetta) Maisano. His wife, Cecelia Korotko, whom he married in 1935, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Mrs. John (Joanne) Kopchik, South Carolina, Mrs. Charles "Tim" (Jeanette) Aumiller Jr., Lewisberry, Julia Maisano, Texas, and Mrs. Jeffery (Rose) Curry, Lewistown; brother and sisters, Anthony Maisano, Virginia Hampton, and Frances Scordo, all of Tyrone; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and one step-granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by two infant daughters.

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

He sold bananas for Cosmo Mannino for 41 years and later owned and operated Joe's Produce for 33 years.

He was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Roman Catholic Church, Lewistown; the Lewistown Moose Lodge 143, where he was past governor; the American Legion Post 287, Milroy; the Lincoln Club, Philipsburg; the Knights of Columbus, Lewistown; and the Moose Legion 41 in Keystone.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Roman Catholic Church, with the Rev. Thomas Marickovic officiating. Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Tyrone.

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


Paul R. Maize Jr.
EAST WATERFORD - Paul R. Maize Jr., 16, of East Waterford, died of natural causes at 10:26 a.m. Saturday, April 22, 2000 in the emergency room of Lewistown Hospital.

Born Aug. 18, 1983 in Lewistown, he was a son of Paul R. and Byrl (Slagle) Maize Sr., who survive.

Also surviving are: three brothers, Dennis E. Maize, Elliottsburg, James E. Maize, Butler and Gerald W. Casner, Honey Grove RR1; two sisters, Ellen L. Huff, Annville and Jennifer J. Hockenberry, Newport; and maternal grandmother, Margaret Slagle, Orbisonia.

He was a member of Cross Keys Church of God, the youth group of the church and the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

He enjoyed tending game birds and swimming.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Cross Keys Church of God with Pastor Lanny J. Hoover officiating. Interment will be in East Waterford Cemetery.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Make-A-Wish Foundation, c/o Rebecca Zeiders, RR3 Box 932, Mifflintown, Pa. 17059.

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


Dr. Donald Cameron Malcolm
ALEXANDRIA - Dr. Donald Cameron Malcolm, 91, of 511 Main St., Alexandria, died unexpectedly at 12:20 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 28, 1999, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon.

Born Jan. 5, 1908, in Indiana, Pa., he was a son of the late Walter Younger and Sarah (Archibald) Malcolm. His wife, Phyllis M. (Lantzer) Malcolm, whom he married March 15, 1952, in Winchester, Va., survives.

Also surviving are: children, Walter Y. Malcolm, Lewistown, Mrs. Gary (Mary Katherine) Fairchild, Lewisburg, and J. "Randy" Updyke, Charleston, S.C.; and four grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Patricia Ann Malcolm, in 1946; and three brothers and two sisters, Douglas Malcolm, Harry Malcolm, W. Thomas Malcolm, Katherine Malcolm and Winona Malcolm.

He was a 1926 graduate of Indiana High School, a 1930 graduate of W&J College, and a graduate of Cornell Medical School, New York City. He served his internship and residency at Mercy Hospital, Harlem, New York City, N.Y.

He entered the U.S. Army as a captain in 1942. He served for a short time in military hospitals in the U.S. and then in London during the bombing campaign. He later joined the Fifth Armored Division, where he was in charge of a medical field unit during the invasion of France. He continued with this division until World War II ended in 1945.

He was instrumental in the construction of the Juniata Valley Medical Center, which was completed in 1972. He was a staff physician at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. He retired from public practice in 1974, and saw his last patient Nov. 30, 1987. He was also team physician for the Juniata Valley athletic department.

He was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Alexandria; the Pennsylvania Medical Society; the American Medical Society; the Juniata Valley Lions Club, where he was a charter member and past president; the Alexandria Sportsman's Association, where he had served as president and treasurer for a number of years; the Alexandria Volunteer Fire Company, where he had participated in the reorganization of the company in the late 1930s; the Juniata Valley School Board, where he had served as president and a member; and a former member of Blue Lodge F&AM No. 300, the Jaffa Mosque and Altoona Consistory.

Services will be held at 1 p.m Friday at the Cutright-Speck Funeral Home, Juniata Valley Chapel, 412 Main St., Alexandria, with the Rev. John C. Dean officiating. Interment will be in Alexandria Presbyterian Cemetery.

Family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. Thursday and and from 9 a.m. until the time of services Friday at the chapel.


Walter Taylor Malcolm
CLEAR SPRING, Md. - Walter Taylor Malcolm, 78, Clear Spring, Md. and a resident of the Homewood Nursing Home, Williamsport, Md., died Friday, Nov. 26, 1999, at the home.

Born Aug. 31, 1921, in Kiefer, Md., he was a son of the late John Robert and Edith (Day) Malcolm. His wife, Helen V. (Shank) Malcolm, died in 1987.

Surviving are: a daughter, Pamela J. Cottrill, McVeytown; sister and brother, Phyllis Maxine Yetter and Clyde Eugene Malcolm, both of Clear Spring, Md.; three step-grandchildren and four step-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Thelma Louise Malcolm.

He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army Air Corp Eighth Army in the European Theatre, where he received the European-African and Middle Eastern Medals with six Bronze Battle Stars, a Good Conduct Medal, and the Distinguished Unit Badge with four Overseas Service bars.

He was employed with Fairchild Aircraft Industries, retiring in 1983.

He was a member of the National Rifle Association and the Joseph C. Herbert American Legion Post 222, Clear Spring, Md.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Donald Edwin Thompson Funeral Home Inc., 13607 National Pike, Clear Spring, Md., with the Rev. Andy Carr officiating. Interment will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Hagerstown, Md.

Family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home. For the convenience of friends, the funeral home will be open from 9 a.m.-9 p.m.


Betty Jane Manahan
LEWISTOWN - Betty Jane Manahan, 74, of 738 Highland Ave., Lewistown, died at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 16, 1999, at the Lewistown Hospital.

Born June 11, 1924, in Flint, Mich., she was the daughter of Pearl (Fine) Feigert of Elizabethtown and the late Earl Feigert. Her first husband, William Speer, died in 1961 and her second husband, George T. "Bud" Simpkins, died April 17, 1986. Her third husband, Eugene J. Manahan, whom she married June 25, 1993, survives.

Also surviving are: a daughter, Mrs. Cheryl DeWitt, Elizabethtown; a brother, Robert Feigert, Lititz; stepsons, Gary Simpkins, San Diego, Calif. and Michael Manahan, State College; three grandchildren; and five step-grandchildren.

She was a graduate of Altoona High School.

She was a homemaker.

She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Lewistown, where she was on the Board of Trustees, served on the administrative board and finance committee, was financial secretary and an office volunteer.

She was also a member of the Lewistown Chapter 283 Order of the Eastern Star, served as vice-president of the Women's Republican Club, was past president of the Lewistown Hospital Auxiliary, and served as liaison between the auxiliary board and the Hospital Gift Shop, where she also volunteered.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Heller-Hoenstine Burnham Funeral Home, 108 First Ave., Burnham, with the Rev. Richard W. Swartz officiating. Interment will be in Birch Hill Cemetery.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to: First United Methodist Church Building Fund, 200 E. Third St., Lewistown, PA 17044.


Ralph Leroy Manbeck
MIFFLINBURG - Ralph Leroy Manbeck, 92, of 126 Chestnut St., Mifflinburg, formerly of Lewisburg RR1, died at 8:40 p.m. Friday, June 11, 1999, at Evangelical Community Hospital.

Born Nov. 28, 1906, in Beaver Township, Snyder County, he was a son of the late Ammon Ambrose and Carrie Irene (Gearhart) Manbeck. His wife, Ethel Mae (Eisenhuth) Manbeck, whom he married in Mifflinburg on Nov. 4, 1932, died Aug. 31, 1991.

Surviving are: children, Mrs. Lawrence L. "Larry" (Genevieve E.) Keefer, McAlisterville, Leonard R. Manbeck, Mifflinburg RR3, and Eugene L. Manbeck, Mifflinburg; a sister, Betty V. Powell, Green Valley, Ariz.; seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by an infant son; sisters and brother, Miriam Malinda Mensch on Jan. 31, 1999, Edna Frances Foster on Aug. 7, 1996, Clair Emerson Manbeck on April 19, 1983; step-brother and step-sister, Park Edgar Manbeck on Oct. 25, 1977, and Mabel May Walter.

He was a 1927 graduate of Michigan State Automobile College, Detroit.

He was former owner of Manbeck Motors, Mifflinburg RR1, retiring from the automobile business in 1979.

He was an active church and civic leader and was a member of Dreisbach United Church of Christ, Lewisburg RR1, where he was a member of the church consistory, the church building committee, superintendant of Sunday school, and teacher of the adult Sunday school class.

He served numerous terms on Mifflinburg Borough Council; was a member of the Free and Accepted Masons, Lodge 370, Mifflinburg; a member of Buffalo Valley Sportsmen's Club, Mifflinburg RR1; a 58-year member of Susquehanna Valley Automobile Club, Sunbury; and a member of American Association of Retired Persons.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Dreisbach United Church of Christ, Dreisbach Church Road, Lewisburg RR1, with the Rev. Michael D. Romig officiating. Interment will be in Dreisbach Church Cemetery, Buffalo Township, Union County.

Family will receive friends 7-8 p.m. Tuesday atthe James L. Schwartz Home for Funerals, 247 Chestnut St., Mifflinburg and Wednesday morning prior to services at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Dreisbach United Church of Christ, c/o Roxie Girton &emdash; Treasurer, Dreisbach Church Road, RR1, Lewisburg PA 17837.


Thomas E. Mancino
LEWISTOWN - Thomas E. Mancino, 68, of 196 S. Main St., Lewistown, died at 1:30 a.m. Monday, May 15, 2000, at Lewistown Hospital.

Born Nov. 30, 1931, in Burnham, he was a son of the late Anthony J. and Agatha Ida (Panunzio) Mancino. His wife, Shirley (Allenbaugh) Mancino of 196 S. Main St., Lewistown, whom he married April 28, 1957, survives.

Also surviving are: a son, Daniel E. Mancino, Wallington, N.J.; sisters, Mrs. James (Grace) Young, Angeline Daulton and Mrs. Kenneth (Natalie) Sowers, all of Lewistown, and Phyllis Jane Daniels, Old Bridge, N.J.; and two granddaughters.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Anthony J. Mancino.

He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict.

He was employed as a service technician for Guerrini Vending Inc., Lewistown from 1954-1980, and was a production employee at Marlette Industries from 1981 until his retirement in 1995.

He was a member of Grace Covenant Church, Lewistown, and a former member of the Siglerville Band.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Heller- Hoenstine Burnham Funeral Home, 108 First Ave., Burnham, with the Rev. Michael S. Bailey officiating. Interment will be in Birch Hill Cemetery, Burnham. Graveside military rites will be conducted by VFW Post 7011, Lewistown.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Covenant Church, 205 Washington Ave., Lewistown, PA 17044.


Freddie B. Manning
CARLISLE - Freddie B. Manning, 62, of 338 N. College St., Carlisle, died Tuesday, March 16, 1999, at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

Born Dec. 25, 1936, in Meridian, Miss., she was the daughter of Ora B. Jennings of Carlisle and the late Fred W. Jennings. Her husband, Howard L. Manning Sr., survives.

Also surviving are: children, Linda A. Manning, Vanessa L. Brown, Phyllis J. Wallace, Barbara K. Carpenter, and Howard L. Manning Jr., all of Carlisle; and five grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three grandchildren.

She was educated at Lewistown High School and received her GED from the Opportunities Industrialization Center (OIC) in 1970.

She retired after 21 years as a clerk for the Book-of-the-Month Club Inc., Mechanicsburg.

She was a member of the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church of Carlisle, where she was ordained the first female deacon. She was a former member of the sanctuary choir, a member of the Rachel H. Davis Missionary Circle, a member of the Robert C. Gaskill Library Committee, a Sunday school teacher of the primary class, and coordinator of Sunday morning devotions. She was also active in child evangelism.

Services will be held at 12 noon Friday at the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, corner of North West and Lincoln Streets, Carlisle, with the Rev. Dr. William E. Jones officiating. Interment will be in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, West Pennsboro Township.

Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. Thursday at the Ronan Funeral Home, 255 York Road, Carlisle and from 11 a.m. until the time of the service Friday at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: the Building Fund of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, 409 North West Street, Carlisle, PA 17013.


John Paul Marker Jr.
LEWISTOWN - John Paul Marker Jr., 21, of 400 S. Wayne St., Lewistown, died at 2:30 a.m. Sunday, July 25, 1999, at 405 S. Wayne St., Lewistown.

Born Sept. 10, 1977, in Lewistown, he was a son of John P. and Judith (Walker) Marker of 14 Hopper Lane, Mattawana.

He is survived by brothers, Robert E. Marker, Granville, and Michael C. Marker, Lewistown; and paternal grandparents, James and Alice Marker of Mattawana.

He was employed by Glenco Inc., Lewistown, and formerly for R&S Foods, Lewistown, for three years.

Private services were held at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center, P.O. Box 1405, Altoona, PA 16602-2739.

Bohn Funeral Home, Reedsville, was in charge of arrangements.


Bruce E. Markley
BROOKVILLE, Ohio - Bruce E. Markley, 90, of Brookville, Ohio, formerly of Yeagertown, died June 24, 1999, at Karrington of Oakwood, Oakwood, Ohio.

Born June 12, 1909, in Yeagertown, he was a son of the late James and Nettie (Sellers) Markley. His wife, Violet L. (Leeper) Markley, whom he married Oct. 3, 1934, died Oct. 28, 1998.

Surviving are: children, James Markley, Westland, Mich. and Mary Ellen O'Donnell, Union, Ohio; sisters, Grace Penepacker, Sunbury. and Helen Crawford, Lewistown; five grand children; and three great-grandchildren.

He was retired from Ford Motor Company, Cincinnati, Ohio.

He was a 50-year member and 32nd degree Mason, member of Providence Lutheran Church, Brookville, Ohio and a former member of Holy Communion Lutheran Church, Yeagertown.

Services were held June 28 at Providence Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Figley officiating. Interment was in Arlington Cemetery, Brookville.

Gilbert-Fellers Funeral Home, Brookville, was in charge of arrangements.


Roberta J. Marks
LEWISTOWN - Roberta J. Marks, 64, of 542 Woodland Ave., Lewistown, died at 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, 1999, at Beverly Healthcare-William Penn.

Born Sept. 4, 1934, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of the late Marjorie F. (Harlan) Hunter. Her husband, Edward H. Marks Sr., died June 16, 1991.

Surviving are: children, Edward H. Marks Jr., Mifflintown RR1, Mrs. James (Marjorie) Fryer, 710 S. Grand St., Lewistown, Mrs. Richard (Ruth Ann) Wagner, 404 S. Brown St., Lewistown, Jeffery L. Marks, Belleville, Roy M. Marks, 505 Woodland Ave., Lewistown, Sandra Solt, Lewistown, Mrs. Kenneth (Tina) Hatter, 542 Woodland Ave., Lewistown; adopted daughter, Mrs. Eugene (Ruth) Liddick, 509 Woodland Ave., Lewistown; 26 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

She was the last of her immediate family and was preceded in death by an infant son, Anthony Marks and stepfather, Marvin L. Hunter.

She was a homemaker.

She was a member of the Lewistown Moose Lodge 143 and the ladies auxiliary of both the Brooklyn Hose Co. and the East Derry Fire Co.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown, with the Rev. John S. Walters officiating. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Milroy.

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


Golden E. Marshall
LEWISTOWN - Golden E. Marshall, 92, a resident of Ohesson Manor, Lewistown, formerly of McClure, died at 12:20 a.m. Sunday, April 11, 1999, at the manor.

Born June 16, 1906, she was the daughter of the late Adam A. and Hattie Rebecca (Eoute) Wynn. Her husband, Paul E. Marshall, whom she married May 10, 1925, died May 9, 1975.

Surviving are: a daughter, Lorraine L. Knepp, McClure; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by an infant son, Ira Ray Marshall; son, Palmer E. Marshall on April 4, 1999; daughter, G. Eileen Bierly; sister, Ruth Wynn Clark; and a brother, Ray T. Wynn.

She was a 1923 graduate of Oval High School, Oval.

She, with her husband, owned and operated the former Marshall Funeral Home in McClure from 1931-1948. They then sold church furniture across the Northeast United States for the former Endicott Church Furniture and Winebarger Church Furniture from 1957 till retirement in 1970.

She was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church, McClure, where she was very active in church organizations, and a life member of the Snyder County Historical Society. She was also a member of the McClure Fire Co. ladies auxiliary, and served as the first president in the early 1930s.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Trinity Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Stanley D. Reep officiating. Interment will be in McClure Union Cemetery.

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

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

The McClure chapel of Aurand Funeral Homes Inc., North Brown Street, McClure, is in charge of arrangements.


Palmer E. Marshall
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. - Palmer E. Marshall, 73, of San Clemente, Calif., formerly of McClure, died at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 4, 1999, at San Clemente Hospital.

Born Sept. 21, 1925, he was the son of Golden (Wynn) Marshall, a resident of Ohesson Manor, Lewistown and the late Paul E. Marshall. His wife, Victoria (Manny) Marshall of California, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Andrea W. Marshall and Stephen P. Marshall, both of California; and a sister, Lorraine L. Knepp, McClure.

He was preceded in death by an infant brother, Ira Ray Marshall and a sister, G. Eileen Bierly.

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

He was a graduate of McClure High School and attended Rice University, Houston, Texas.

Earlier in life, he worked for The Grit Publishing Company, Williamsport and for the past 25 years, he owned and operated his own firm, Hank Marshall Marketing, California.

He had been a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, McClure.

Services will be held in California at the convenience of the family.


Hattie-thomas "tommi" Marten
LEWISTOWN - Hattie-thomas "tommi" Marten, 79, of 24 French Drive, Lewistown, died at 11:25 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 12, 1999, at her residence.

Born May 7, 1920, in Chester, S.C., she was a daughter of the late William H. and Tommie E. (Lewis) MacArthur. Her husband, Orville H. Marten, whom she married in 1966, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Deborah Thomas Reid, Douglassville, Patti Lee Tips, Spring, Texas; stepchildren, Lois R. Richards, Bridgeville, Del., Sandra E. Dawe, State College, Beth M. Marten, Jacksonville, Fla., and O. James Marten, Stanley, N.Y.; a brother, William H. MacArthur Jr., Lakeland, Fla.; 13 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

She was an A.S.I.D. Interior Designer and owned and operated tommi-Marten Interiors for many years until 1976.

She was an active member of Lewistown Presbyterian Church and Centre Pieces Quilt Guild, Boalsburg.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Robert Zorn officiating. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family.

There will be no public viewing.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Lewistown Presbyterian Church, 17 E. Third St., Lewistown, PA 17044 or to the charity of one's choice.


Ethel Mae Martin
BELLEFONTE - Ethel Mae Martin, 61, a resident of the Centre Crest Nursing Home, Bellefonte, formerly of State College, died Friday, May 12, 2000, at Centre Community Hospital, State College.

Born Sept. 20, 1938, in Gregg Township, Centre County, she was the daughter of the late Willard C. and Stella R. (Lingle) Hassenplug. Her husband, Quentin L. Martin, whom she married in July of 1969, died January of 1986.

Surviving are: children, Kathy R. Smith and Tina L. Hockenberry, both of State College and David A. Boyce, York; sister and brothers, Pearl M. Jones, State College, Sherwood R. Hassenplug, Yeagertown, Larry L. Hassenplug, Warrior's Mark, and Ardell R. Hassenplug, Harrisburg; and six grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by brothers, Dean Hassenplug and Merill R. Hassen.

She was a 1956 graduate of Gregg Township High School.

She was a homemaker and a former telephone operator in Philadelphia.

She was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Spring Mills.

Her hobbies in earlier life were cheerleading, majorettes, basketball, and playing clarinet. She also enjoyed sending cards and letters.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. today at the Steven R. Neff Funeral Home, 120 W. Main St., Millheim, with the Rev. Merrill Covalt officiating. Interment will be in the Holy Cross Cemetery, Spring Mills RR.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to: the American Heart Association, 501 Howard Ave., Suite 101, Altoona, PA 16601 or to the American Diabetes Association, 827 Grove St., Howard, PA 16841.


Elizabeth A. Mast
MIFFLINTOWN &emdash; Elizabeth A. Mast, three months, died of natural causes at 5 a.m. Saturday, April 29, 2000, at her home.

Born Jan. 31, 2000, in Delaware Township, Juniata County, she was a daughter of Andy and Malinda (Kanagy) Mast of Mifflintown RR2.

Also surviving are: sisters, Mary A. Mast and Ella A. Mast, both at home; grandparents, Jacob and Lena Mast of Doylesburg and Levi and Elizabeth Kanagy of Mifflintown RR2; and great-grandmother, Mary Mast of New Wilmington.

Services will be held at 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Andy Mast home, Mifflintown RR2. Interment will be in the Old Order Amish Cemetery, Van Wert.

Friends may call after 9 a.m. today at the Mast home.

The Guss Funeral Home, 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown, is in charge of arrangements.


Ada M. Mateer
MILROY - Ada M. Mateer, 90, of 10 Sundown Lane, Milroy, died at 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 8, 2000, at her residence.

Born April 17, 1909, in Milroy, she was a daughter of the late Benjamin Foster and Bessie (Worrell) Hoar. Her husband, Vyrl O. Mateer, died June 6, 1980.

She is survived by a brother, Foster R. "Ray" Hoar, Milroy.

She was preceded in death by sister and brothers, Sylvia Aurand, Lee Hoar, and Glenn Hoar.

She was a 1927 graduate of Milroy High School.

Early in life, she was a teacher in a one-room school house for several years and later worked in the cake converting department of the American Viscose Corporation, Lewistown.

She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Milroy for 78 years and a member of the Royal Neighbors.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Bohn Funeral Home, Reedsville, with the Rev. Rosalie N. Smith officiating. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Milroy.

There will be no public viewing.


Kenneth B. 'Ken' Matter
MILLERSTOWN - Kenneth B. "Ken" Matter, 56, of Millerstown RR2, died at 11:45 a.m. Saturday, May 8, 1999, at his residence.

Born May 11, 1942, in Loganton, he was the son of the late Wilbur and Armina (Stamm) Matter. His wife, Donna L. (Travitz) Matter, whom he married Aug. 10, 1968, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Matthew W. Matter and Melissa S. Matter, both at home, and Mrs. Shawn E. (Melanie L.) Brown, Richfield RR1; brothers and sister, Boyd Matter, Millerstown RR2, Robert Matter, Halifax, Warren Matter and Mrs. Ronald (Alice) Miller, both of Liverpool; and one granddaughter.

He was a 1960 graduate of the Milton S. Hershey High School.

He was a veteran having served in the U. S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was awarded the Good Conduct Medal and was an expert pistol and sharpshooter (rifle) during his military service.

He was employed as a truck driver at Juniata Concrete Company and had worked for a short time at Fenner Trucking Inc., Mifflintown. Prior to that, he also worked as a truck driver for 30 years for Hempt Brothers Inc., Camp Hill.

He was an active member of the Turkey Valley United Methodist Church, Millerstown RR2, where he taught Sunday school and was a Promise Keeper. He was also a member of the American Legion, Post 364, Liverpool; the Greenwood Grange, Millerstown RR2,; and the Liverpool Ambulance League.

He enjoyed working on cars, rebuilding John Deere tractors, and hunting.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, at the Turkey Valley United Methodist Church, Millerstown RR2, with the Rev. Salvatore E. Buonocore officiating. Interment will be in the Bethlehem Cemetery, Millerstown RR2, with full military honors conducted by the American Legion, Post 364, Liverpool.

Family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday and from 10 a.m. until the time of the service Thursday at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to: the Turkey Valley United Methodist Church-Promise Keepers, RR2, Box 605, Millerstown, PA 17062.

The George P. Garman Funeral Home Inc., 606 N. Front St., Liverpool, is in charge of arrangements.


Robert J. Mattern
LITITZ - Robert J. Mattern, 57, of 739 Furnace Hill Pike, Lititz, formerly of Lewistown, died of natural causes Friday, Dec. 31, 1999, at the Lancaster General Hospital.

Born April 9, 1943, in Lewistown, he was a son of the late William and Reba (Fisher) Mattern. His wife, Constance "Connie" (Brumbaugh) Mattern, whom he married Oct. 19, 1964, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Mrs. Barry (Kimbra Ann) Gingrich, Robert J.Mattern II; a brother, Herbert Mattern, East Petersburg; and two grandchildren.

He attended Lewistown High School.

He worked for Burnham Steel, Lancaster until 1968, when he was disabled as a result of an auto accident.

He enjoyed sports and cars.

Services will be held at 8:30 p.m. today at the Spacht Funeral Home, 127 S. Broad St., Lititz, with the Rev. Stephen Wordwell officiating. Interment will be in Juniata Memorial Park, Lewistown.

Friends may call from 6:30-8:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.


Irene Mauery
STATE COLLEGE - Irene Mauery, 92, formerly of 10 Smoke House Lane, Lewistown, died at 11:09 p.m. Thursday, April 29, 1999, at Centre County Community Hospital, State College.

Born March 5, 1907, in Osceola, Pa., she was the daughter of the late John Kirk and Ann Skelton. Her husband, Rine Mauery, died May 4, 1956.

Surviving are: children, Donald R. Mauery of Kansas, Nancy Knepp of Lewistown and Mrs. George (Ann) Johnstone of Moorestown, N.J.; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

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

She worked at the Central Supply Department of the Lewistown Hospital before retirement.

She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Lewistown, and the Sunday School Class of Happy Workers.

Services will be held 11 a.m. Monday at the Barr Funeral Home, Lewistown, with the Rev. Gerald Krum officiating. Interment will be in St. Mark's Cemetery.

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


 
Fern C. Maurer
THOMPSONTOWN - Fern C. Maurer, 81, of Thompsontown RR1, died Sunday, July 25, 1999, at Polyclinic Hospital, Harrisburg.

Born Oct. 13, 1917, in Perry County, she was a daughter of the late Vernon and Pearl (Burrell) Clouser. Her husband, Kenneth L. Maurer, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Richard L. Maurer, Newport, Doris Maurer, Reading, and Pauline March, Long Island; a sister, May Beard, Havre de Grace, Md.; and four grandchildren.

She was a member of Locust Run United Methodist Church, Thompsontown, and she enjoyed camping.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the David Myers Funeral Home, Newport, with the Rev. Maureen Wagner officiating. Interment will be in Riverview Cemetery, Millerstown.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to: Locust Run United Methodist Church, RR1, Thompsontown, PA 17094.


James C. Mayes
LEWISTOWN - James C. Mayes, 39, of 234 Third St., Pleasant Acres, Lewistown, died Wednesday, March 3, 1999, at his residence.

Born July 23, 1959, in Lewistown, he was a son of Tom and Belle Ann (Betlyon) Mayes of Lewistown. His wife, Terry L. (Silks) Mayes, whom he married April 22, 1989, survives.

Also surviving are: children, James C. Mayes II and Holly M. Mayes, both of Sterling Heights, Mich., Jacob D. Mayes, Nathan M. Mayes, and Casey L. Knepp, all at home; brothers and sisters, Vicki L. Fultz and Nancy J. Wilt, both of Lewistown, Bea Burke, Mechanicsburg, Daniel S. Mayes, Fayetteville, and David M. Mayes, Pine Grove.

He was a graduate of Chief Logan High School Class of 1978.

He served in the United States Army.

He was an officer with Mifflin County Regional Police Force, where he specialized in accident reconstruction.

He attended Kish Valley Grace Brethren Church, Reedsville, and was a member of Kops 4 Kids Action Committee.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Douglas D. Sabin officiating. Interment will be in Church Hill Cemetery, Reedsville.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to: the James C. Mayes Memorial Fund, c/o Rev. Douglas Sabin, 99 Taylor Drive, Reedsville, PA 17084.


Myrtle L. McCallips
KENNEBUNK, Maine - Myrtle L. McCallips, 81, resident of Renaissance Nursing Home, Biddeford, Maine, died Saturday, June 12, 1999, at the home.

Born March 29, 1918, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of the late Henry V. and Clara L. (Houser) McCallips.

Surviving are several cousins.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Harold McCallips in 1943.

She was a 1936 graduate of McVey High School.

She attended Village Baptist Church in Kennebunkport, Maine.

She loved animals and enjoyed gardening.

Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday in Lind Memorial Cemetery, Lewistown.

Family will receive friends 4-6 p.m. today at the Bibber Memorial Chapel, 647 Summer St., Kennebunk, Maine.

Memorial contributions may be made to: the Animal Welfare Society Inc., PO Box 43, West Kennebunk, ME 04094-0043 or to Village Baptist Church, PO Box 3006, Kennebunkport, ME 04046.

Bibber Memorial Chapel, Kennebunk, Maine, and Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown, are in charge of arrangements.


Van S. McCardle
STRAUSBURG, Va. - Van S. McCardle, 91, of 214 Sharpe St., Strausburg, Va., died at 12:50 a.m. Tuesday, June 15, 1999, at the Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg.

Born Feb. 7, 1908, in Yeagertown, he was the son of the late John Henry and Mary E. (Knepp) McCardle. His wife, Catherine Florence (Reisinger) McCardle, died in 1993.

Surviving are: a daughter, Mrs. Danny (Dolores A.) Inlow, Hartwell, Ga.; a son, Russell V. McCardle, Laurel, Md.; a brother, Roy R. McCardle, Middleburg; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by: seven brothers, Arch, Ike, Russell, Jay, William B., Woodrow, and Earl McCardle; and four sisters, Lillian Tindal, Dolly Smith, Margaret Baker, and Violet Rishel.

He retired from FMC Corporation in Front Royal, Va.

He was Lutheran by faith and was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Juniata Memorial Park, Lewistown.

Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. Thursday at the Hummel Funeral Home, Middleburg.

Memorial contributions may be made to: the Frederick County Senior Center, Meals on Wheels, PO Box 194, Stephens City, VA 22655 or to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Strausburg, VA 22657.


Lucille J. McCartney
GARDEN CITY, Mich. - Lucille J. McCartney, 77, of Dearborn Heights, Mich., died Friday, March 10, 2000, at Garden City Osteopathic Hospital, Garden City, Mich.

Born July 31, 1922, in Defiance, she was a daughter of the late Alexander and Celia (Grace) Solomon. Her husband, William F. McCartney, preceded her in death.

Surviving are: children, Mrs. Robert (Vicki) Kainz, Dryden, Mich. and Richard McCartney, Michigan; brother and sisters, James Solomon, Eastpointe, Mich., Mrs. Pete (Edith) Keifman, Saxton and Mrs. Ken (Patricia) Miller, Marysville; and one granddaughter.

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

She was a 1939 graduate of Broad Top High School and a graduated of the Phillipsburg State Hospital School of Nursing.

She was a licensed registered nurse.

She was an active member of the Warren Valley United Methodist Church, Dearborn Heights, Mich.

Services were held at the Howe-Peterson Funeral Home in Dearborn, Mich. Interment was in Acacia Park Cemetery, Beverly Hills, Mich.


Dr. Charles Bernard McClain
LEWISTOWN - Dr. Charles Bernard McClain of 9 Woodside Lane, South Hills, Lewistown, died at 10:25 p.m., Monday, July 5, 1999, at his residence.

Born in Mount Union, he was the son of the late Alice (Hunter) and Dr. C.A.R. McClain. His wife, Kathleen (Folkner) McClain, survives.

Also surviving are a daughter, Mrs. V. Michael (Jean) Hartman, 111 Sunset Road, Lewistown and several nieces.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Susan McClain Moore in 1995; two brothers, Dr. Fred McClain and Dr. Robert McClain; and two sisters, Ethel Bumbaugh and Gertrude Nolte.

He was a graduate of Juniata College and the University of Pennsylvania Medical School.

He served his internship at Allentown General Hospital, accompanied his father in general practice for one year in Mount Union, and later came to the Lewistown Hospital as a resident physician. Within the year, he was appointed surgical assistant to the late Dr. H.C. Cassidy until his appointment as chief of the newly created surgical service. After retiring from the practice of surgery, he served seven years as an emergency room physician at Lewistown Hospital, and after retirement worked in various capacities at Vans Motors, Lewistown.

He was a member of the First United Methodist Church and was a member of the Board of Directors of the First National Bank, Lewistown (now Mellon).

He served two terms as president of the medical staff and was also the surgical staff chairman at Lewistown Hospital. He was president of the Mifflin-Juniata Medical Society for two terms, a member of the Pennsylvania Medical Society, and a member of the American Medical Association.

He also served as a volunteer team physician for 20 years for various sports teams at Lewistown High School.

Private graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family, with Margaret Patterson and the Rev. Charles Barner officiating. Interment will be in Mount Rock Cemetery.

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

The Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St. Lewistown, is in charge of arrangements.


Kendra Lynn McCleary
BELLEVILLE &emdash; Kendra Lynn McCleary, 2, of 210 Second St., Belleville, died Wednesday, March 22, 2000, at her home.

Born Feb. 18, 1998 in Lewistown, she was the daughter of Deborah J. White of Belleville and Terry McCleary of Carlisle.

Also surviving are: a brother, Bryson E. Wilkinson, at home; maternal grandmother, Gloria Immel of Huntingdon; maternal great-grandfather, Kenneth Cox of Kistler.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Robert D. Heath Funeral Home, Mount Union, with the Rev. Gordon Ross officiating. Interment will be in Haven Rest Memorial Park, Shirleysburg RD1.

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


J. Dean McClellan
CENTRE HALL - J. Dean McClellan, 83, of Centre Hall RR, died Wednesday, Aug. 25, 1999, at Centre Crest Nursing Home, Bellefonte.

Born Aug. 8, 1916, in Potter Township, he was a son of the late Harry A. and Margaret (Fleisher) McClellan. His wife, Donnis J. (Heiser) McClellan, whom he married Nov. 15, 1955, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Dena J. Ford, Buckeystown, Md., Dixie L. Bower, Watsontown, and Jeffrey D. McClellan, Centre Hall RR; stepson, Dennis Crawford, Hershey; brother, W. Frank McClellan, State College; seven grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and three step-grandchildren.

He attended Tussey Sink School through eighth grade and Centre Hall-Potter Township High School.

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

Early in life, he worked as a police officer in State College, and owned and operated J. Dean McClellan Taxi Service in State College. Later, he worked for Rockview State Correctional Institution, retiring in 1976.

He attended Bethany United Methodist Church, Colyer, and was a life member of Lewistown Loyal Order of the Moose and Bald Eagle Fraternal Order of the Police. He was a former member of BPOE Lodge 1600, State College.

Services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday at Bethany United Methodist Church, Colyer, with the Rev. F. Jeffrey Mugridge officiating. Interment will be at the convenience of the family at Centre County Memorial Park.

There will be no public viewing.

Memorial contributions may be made to: the Alzheimers Support Group, c/o Allegheny Lutheran Adult Day Care Center, 2364 Commercial Blvd., State College, PA 16801 Attn: Gail Teti.

Mark D. Heintzelman Funeral Service, 226 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Centre Hall, is in charge of arrangements.


Mary Josephine McClellan
SILVER SPRING, Md. - Mary Josephine McClellan, 92, of Manor Care Nursing Home, Silver Spring, Md., formerly of McClure, died at 2:30 p.m. Sept. 14, 1999, at the nursing home.

Born March 19, 1908, in McClure, she was a daughter of the late Bruce and Carrie (Knepp) Wagner. Her husband, John E. McClellan, whom she married in 1928, died in 1979.

Surviving are: sons, John McClellan Jr., Laurel, Md., and Ronald E. McClellan, West Chester; brother, Ralph Wagner, McClure RR2; half-brother, Quentin Dreese, McClure RR2; stepsister, Eva Felker, Beaver Springs; 10 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Erma Yarworth; a brother, Dallas Wagner; a half-sister, Betty Dreese; and a stepsister, Pauline Sauers.

She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, McClure, where she had been active earlier in life.

She worked at the former American Viscose and enjoyed crocheting and knitting.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Trinity Lutheran Church, McClure, with the Rev. Philip Thorsen officiating. Interment will be in McClure Union Cemetery.

Family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the McClure chapel of Aurand Funeral Homes, Inc., North Brown Street, McClure.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, McClure, PA, 17841.


Merle E. "Butch" McClellan
BURNHAM - Merle E. "Butch" McClellan, 75, of 544 Highland Ave., Burnham, died at 8:41 p.m. Tuesday, March 7, 2000, in the emergency room of Lewistown Hospital.

Born Dec. 26, 1924, in Burnham, he was a son of the late Jacob and Altannia (Ashman) McClellan. His wife, Margaret A. (McLucas) McClellan, whom he married Sept. 10, 1949, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Dennis L. McClellan, 538 Highland Ave., Burnham, and J. Andrew McClellan, 508 Circle Lane, Lewistown; sister and brother, Catherine Henry, a resident of Beverly Healthcare-William Penn, and Melvin McClellan, Edgewater Avenue, Lewistown; three grandchildren and one great-grandson.

He was preceded in death by two sons, Merle E. McClellan Jr. and Rodney McClellan; nine brothers and one sister.

He was a United States Navy veteran of World War II.

He was employed by the American Viscose Corporation and Avtex Fibers for 30 years, retiring in 1986.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Birch Hill Cemetery, with the Rev. Ralph Wilson officiating. Military rites will be conducted by VFW Post 7011, Lewistown.

There will be no public viewing.

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


Dorothy Isabelle Royer McElhoe
STATE COLLEGE - Dorothy Isabelle Royer McElhoe, 87, of 624 Old Farm Lane, State College, died at 4:40 a.m. Sunday, May 30, 1999, at Outlook Point Assisted Living in State College.

Born May 7, 1912, in Waddle, Centre County, she was a daughter of the late John C. and Carrie (Ripka) Royer. Her husband, Paul E. McElhoe, whom she married June 30, 1928, in Hagerstown, MD., died in 1984.

Surviving are: one son, John Paul McElhoe of State College, three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

She was a graduate of Reedsville High School and a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Milroy.

She was a member of the State College Senior Citizens and enjoyed flower gardening, cards, crossword puzzles and reading. No funeral services will be held. Interment will be at the convenience of the family.

There is no public viewing.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Cente Unit, 123 S. Sparks St., State College, PA 16801.


John L. 'Jack' McFadden
MIFFLIN - John L. "Jack" McFadden, 73, of Mifflin died at 7:50 p.m. Wednesday, March 31, 1999, at the Lewistown Hospital.

Born Jan. 7, 1926, in Mifflin, Juniata County, he was the son of the late John L. and Laura M. (Clouser) McFadden.

Surviving are: sisters, Mabel Frick, Camp Hill and Ruth Sterner, Findlay, Ohio; one niece and two nephews.

He was a retired truck driver.

There will be no public viewing.

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

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


Jean M. McKarchey
VAN DYKE - Jean M. McKarchey, 69, of Van Dyke, Port Royal RR3, died at 4:45 p.m. Monday, June 14, 1999, at the Locust Grove Retirement Village, HC 67, Mifflin.

Born April 24, 1930, in Bunkertown, Juniata County, she was the daughter of the late Emanuel and Marie (Seiber) Frontz. Her husband, Paul R. McKarchey of Van Dyke, Port Royal RR3, whom she married on June 25, 1955, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Donald Ehrenzeller, Cocolamus, Daryl Ehrenzeller, Richfield, Mrs. Daniel (Pauline) Forshey, Port Royal, and Mrs. Charles (Vickie) Rapp, Port Royal RR3; a sister, Mrs. Nelson (Florine) Woodward, Rockville, Mifflintown RR3; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Frontz.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Rex Funeral Home, Port Royal, with the Rev. Charles Sheaffer officiating. Interment will be in the New Church Hill Cemetery, Port Royal.

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


Marjorie S. McKee
THOMPSONTOWN - Marjorie S. McKee, 70, of Thompsontown RR1 (Locust Run) died at 1:29 p.m. Monday, April 12, 1999, in the emergency room of the Lewistown Hospital.

Born Sept. 1, 1928, in Mifflintown, Juniata County, she was the daughter of the late R. Samuel and Anna (Sauers) Stetler. Her husband, Herman S. McKee, whom she married Oct. 15, 1949, survives.

Also surviving are: a daughter, Mrs. David F. (Cindy M.) Miller, Media, Pa.; a sister, Madeline S. Rowell, Dearborn Heights, Mich.; and two grandsons.

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

In earlier life, she had been employed by Mifflin Dry Cleaners, Mifflintown, the Mifflin Dress Factory, and the East Salem Dress Factory.

She was a very active member of the Messiah Lutheran Church, Mifflintown and she was in charge of the Card Ministry of the church. She also served as a volunteer for the Juniata County Meals on Wheels.

She enjoyed bowling, playing pinochle, canning foods, and watching baseball.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Messiah Lutheran Church, corner of Third Street and Washington Avenue, Mifflintown, with the Rev. Claude Baublitz officiating. Burial will be in the Locust Run Cemetery.

Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. Thursday at the Brown Funeral Home, 100 Bridge St., Mifflintown.

Memorial contributions may be made to: the Messiah Lutheran Church, c/o Card Ministry, 3 South Third St., Mifflintown, PA 17059.


Susan Ruhama McKeta
STAFFORD, Va. - Susan Ruhama McKeta, 45, of Stafford, Va., died of natural causes Monday, Jan. 31, 2000, at Mary Washington Hospital.

Born Nov. 27, 1954, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of Josephine (Conrad) North and the late Clyde Hanley North. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard McKeta.

Surviving are: sons, Nicholas, Douglas and Stephen McKeta, all of Stafford, Va.; a brother and sister, Clyde North, Harrisburg, and Marilyn (North) Arnold, Phoenixville.

She was a homemaker.

She was a member and volunteer at St. William of York Catholic Church, and a volunteer with the Boy Scouts of America. She was also a member of the Aquia Harbour Yacht Club and a patron of the Brooke Point Chorus.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at St. William of York Catholic Church with the Rev. Gerald Weymes and the Rev. Andrew Fisher officiating. Interment will be private.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Trudy Clifton, HC76 Box 1527, Locust Grove, VA 22508.

Mullins and Thompson Funeral Service, Stafford, Va., is in charge of arrangements.


Arlene McKinstry
AUSTIN, Texas - Arlene McKinstry, 78, of Austin, Texas, formerly of McVeytown, died Thursday, Jan. 13, 2000, in Austin, Texas.

Born April 10, 1921, in McVeytown RR (Ryde), she was a daughter of the late Cecil J. and Elva (Bratton) Marshman McKinstry.

She is survived by a sister, Doris McKinstry of Florida.

She was a registered nurse, a cosmetologist and, later, an antique jewelry dealer.

She was also active in volunteer work in the substance abuse area and received several awards for that work.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at All Faiths Funeral Service-South Chapel, 4360 S. Congress Ave., Suite 115, Austin, Texas 78745. The public is welcome.


Sarah L. McLaughlin
LEWISTOWN - Sarah L. McLaughlin, 82, of 42 Catherine St., Lewistown, died at 7:55 a.m. Friday, April 14, 2000, at Lewistown Hospital.

Born Sept. 15, 1917, in Yeagertown, she was a daughter of the late Arthur R. and Nellie (Lindenberger) Beaver. Her husband, William Foster McLaughlin, preceded her in death on Feb. 14, 1992.

Surviving are: daughters and son, Patricia Lokey, Elizabethtown, Malcolm E. Fulton, McVeytown and Diann McLaughlin, Lewistown; a step-son, James McLaughlin, California; three grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

She was the last of her immediate family, having been preceded in death by four brothers, John, James, Raymond and Robert Beaver; and two sisters, Margaret Brannon and Barbara Taylor.

Early in life she was employed at American Viscose Corp., Lewistown, and later at the Arrow Division of Cluett-Peabody and Co., Lewistown.

She was a member of First United Methodist Church, Lewistown.

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

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

Memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church, 200 E. Third St., Lewistown, PA 17044.


Albert R. McMeen Jr.
WEST CHESTER - Albert R. McMeen Jr., 83, of Hershey's Mill, West Chester, formerly of Sunset Road and Woods Lane, Lewistown, died Wednesday, April 26, 2000, at his residence.

Born May 11, 1916, in Mifflin, he was a son of the late Elizabeth (Linaweaver) and Albert R. McMeen Sr. His first wife, Margaret (Parker) McMeen, died in November of 1960. His second wife, Janet (Wilson) McMeen, survives.

Also surviving are: a son, Albert R. McMeen III of New York City, N.Y.; a daughter, Mrs. Daniel (Marcia) Deignan of Palm Harbor, Fla.; and four grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Hugh F. McMeen, Elmer E. McMeen, and Robert McMeen; and two sisters, Sarah McMeen Mancke and Jane McMeen Fiigon.

He was a 1939 graduate of Lafayette College, Easton, where he received a degree in economics.

He was employed as a mutual funds division manager at American Capitol since 1958. He had been a part owner of the former McMeen's Department Store, Lewistown.

Memorial services were held Monday, May 1, at the Tel Hai Chapel, Beaver Dam Road, Honeybrook. Interment was in the St. David's Episcopal Church Cemetery, Wayne.

The Mauger/Givnish Funeral Home, Malvern, was in charge of arrangements.


Helen L. McMullen
MIFFLINTOWN - Helen L. McMullen, 66, a resident of Locust Grove Retirement Center, Mifflintown, formerly of Three Springs and McVeytown, died at 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 27, 1999, at Lewistown Hospital.

Born Jan. 17, 1933, in Mount Union, she was a daughter of Carolyn (Rogers) Garver, Salem, Ore., and the late Leon Garver. Her husband, Earl "Chet" McMullen, whom she married July 15, 1951, in Hagerstown, Md., survives.

Also surviving are: sons, Carl McMullen and Paul McMullen, both of Three Springs, and Terry McMullen, McVeytown; brother and sisters, John Garver and Carol Syler, both of Salem, Ore., and Donna Case, Monmouth, Ore.; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; six step-great-grandchildren; and two step-great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a step-great-granddaughter.

She was a homemaker and a school bus contractor in the Southern Huntingdon School District for many years.

She was a member of the Spring Run Church of the Brethren, McVeytown RR.

She was also a member of ladies auxiliary of the Madden-Wennick American Legion Post 518, Rockhill Furnace and the Pennsylvania Association for the Blind.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, Orbisonia, with the Rev. Charles Rhodes officiating. Interment will be in Salem Cemetery, Blairs Mills.

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


Isabel McNaughton
MIFFLINTOWN - Isabel McNaughton, 79, of Mifflintown RR2 (East Salem), died at 8:50 a.m. Saturday, April 8, 2000, at the Lewistown Hospital.

Born Jan. 28, 1921, in Thompsontown, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Laura (McCarchey) McNaughton.

Surviving are: daughters, Virginia Colyer, McAlisterville, Thelma Isaac, Newville and Bertha Zeigler, Thompsontown; a brother, John McNaughton, Thompsontown; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by brothers and sister, Frank McNaughton, Joseph McNaughton, and Violet Zeigler.

She attended Van Dyke Elementary School, Thompsontown.

She was employed as a seamstress at the Thompsontown Dress Factory and as a sander for Precisionware Cabinet Company, Thompsontown.

She enjoyed taking in and caring for cats.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Ronald C. Sheaffer Funeral Home, 16 Westfall St., McAlisterville, with Pastor Brittin F. Stimeling officiating. Interment will be in Hillside Cemetery, McAlisterville.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to: the Thompsontown Ambulance League, PO Box 78, Thompsontown, PA 17094.


John C. McNaughton
THOMPSONTOWN - John C. McNaughton, 84, of Thompsontown RR1, died at 6:33 a.m. Thursday, April 27, 2000, at Lewistown Hospital.

Born Oct. 22, 1915, in Delaware Township, Juniata County, he was a son of the late Joseph Howard and Laura (McElrath) McNaughton. His wife, Bessie (Hockenberry) McNaughton, whom he married Nov. 10, 1951, survives.

Also surviving are: sons, Charles D. McNaughton, Honey Grove, Philip L. McNaughton and Joseph H. McNaughton, both of Thompsontown; 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Joseph McNaughton and Frank McNaughton, and two sisters, Violet Zeigler and Isabelle McNaughton.

He was a retired Pennsylvania Railroad laborer.

He was a member of Thompsontown United Methodist Church and the Thompsontown Lions Club.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Guss Funeral Home, 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown, with the Rev. Maureen Wagner officiating. Interment will be in Thompsontown Lutheran Cemetery.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Mifflin-Juniata Area Agency on Aging, 1 Buena Vista Circle, Lewistown, PA 17044 or to the Thompsontown Ambulance League, PO Box 78, Thompsontown, PA 17094.


Evelyn Houtz McNeal
DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. - Evelyn Houtz McNeal, 68, of Douglasville, Ga., died Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2000.

Born Nov. 26, 1931, in Mifflin, she was a daughter of the late Foster G. and Anna Houtz. Her husband, William C. "Tom" McNeal, Douglasville, Ga., survives.

Also surviving are: children, Michael S. McNeal, Alabaster, Ala., D. Edward McNeal, Huntingdon, Thomas L. McNeal, Louisville, Ky., William G. McNeal and Debra M. Brown, both of Douglasville, Ga.; one brother, Donald Houtz, Chambersburg; one sister, Doris H. Gaul, Lemoyne; and four grandchildren.

She was a homemaker.

She was Presbyterian by faith.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Rosehaven Chapel, Douglasville, Ga., with the Rev. Sandra Fox officiating. Interment will be in Rosehaven Cemetery, Douglasville, Ga.

Family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Rosehaven Funeral Home, Douglasville, Ga.


Abodale M. McNitt
BELLEVILLE - Abodale M. McNitt, 77, formerly of 130 Chestnut St., Reedsville, died at 12:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 28, 2000, at Valley View Retirement Community, Belleville.

Born Feb. 10, 1922, in Naginey, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Flora May (Stimely) Freed. Her husband, John Williamson McNitt, preceded her in death on Aug. 6, 1971.

Surviving are: a son, Robert J. McNitt, Reedsville, a daughter, Mrs. Bruce (Judy K.) Kauffman Jr., Belleville; a brother, John David Freed, Reedsville; a step-brother, John Estright, Dillsburg; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by an infant daughter in 1938, a daughter, Connie Mae Billett, on Dec. 29, 1993, and four brothers, C. Ellsworth Freed in 1968, Richard G. Freed in 1985, Frank L. Freed in 1988, and Carl J. Freed in 1999.

She had been employed at Kline Brothers Eggs, Reedsville, the American Viscose, Lewistown, and Hayes Cannery, Reedsville.

She was a member of Reedsville United Methodist Church and member of the Loyal Order of the Moose for more than 50 years.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Bohn Funeral Home, Reedsville, with the Rev. Richard J. Bender and the Rev. Galen Sharp officiating.

Interment will be in Church Hill Cemetery, Reedsville.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to Reedsville United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 235, Reedsville, PA 17084 or to Valley View Retirement Community, 4702 E. Main St., Belleville, PA 17004-9251.


R. Harold Mefferd
EAST WATERFORD - R. Harold Mefferd, 80, of East Waterford RR1, died at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 27, 1999, at the Lewistown Hospital.

Born July 7, 1918, in Tell Township, Huntingdon County, he was the son of the late Robert and Besse (Hower) Mefferd. His wife, Eleanor (Suloff) Mefferd, died in 1992.

Surviving are: children, Robert Mefferd Jr., Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Mrs. Joe (Connie) Berrier, East Waterford, and Mrs. Pat (Martha Ann) Snyder, Shade Gap; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.

He was a lifetime farmer and retired from the Letterkenny Army Depot, Chambersburg.

He was a member of the Richvale United Methodist church, Richvale. He was also a 50 year member of Union Lodge 324, F&AM of Mifflintown; a member of Juniata Valley Forest 64, Tall Cedars of Lebanon; a member of the Harrisburg Consistory, AASR; and a member of the Shade Gap Senior Citizens.

He enjoyed traveling.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the John L. Agett Funeral Home, 18876 Main St., Dry Run, with the Rev. Virginia Eminhizer officiating. Interment will be in the Upper Tuscarora Cemetery, Blairs Mills.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: the Building Fund of the Richvale United Methodist Church, c/o Mrs. Shelby Goshorn, Treasurer, HCR61, Blairs Mills, PA 17213.


Courtni D. Meiser
THOMPSONTOWN - Courtni D. Meiser, 17, of Thompsontown RR1, died at 4:40 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, 2000, as the result of injuries received in an automobile accident.

Born Jan. 27, 1982, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of Harry L. and Melinda J. (Walters) Meiser of Thompsontown RR1.

Also surviving are: a brother, Michael L. Meiser, Charles County, MD; a sister, Amber Meiser, Thompsontown RR1; paternal grandparents, George and Althea Meiser, McAlisterville RR1; maternal grandparents, Clyde and Shirley Barth, Calabash, NC and Robert and Marlys Walters, Beavertown.

She was a senior at Greenwood High School, Millerstown, where she had held all offices in the Future Farmers of America, currently serving as president and was just awarded the Keystone Degree at the 2000 Pennsylvania Farm Show.

She was also a member of PAL or Peer Assisted Learning, Business Club and was the on track team in her freshman and sophomore years.

She attended Turkey Valley United Methodist Church.

She was employed at Arby's Restaurant, Duncannon for the last year and worked at the Lost Creek Golf Club snack bar, Oakland Mills and Hersheypark, Hershey.

She enjoyed swimming and country music.

The funeral service is at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Turkey Valley United Methodist Church, Millerstown RR2, with Pastor Salvatore E. Buonocore officiating. Interment will follow in Hillside Cemetery, McAlisterville.

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

The family requests that memorial donations be made to the Future Farmers of America, Greenwood High School, 405 E. Sunbury St., Millerstown, PA 17062.


Lewis Edward 'Louie' Meiser Sr.
SELINSGROVE - Lewis Edward "Louie" Meiser Sr., 89, of Mount Pleasant Mills RR2, died at 9:45 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 30, 2000, at Penn Lutheran Village Nursing Home, Selinsgrove.

Born April 28, 1910, in Greenwood Township, Juniata County, he was a son of the late Luke E. and Effie (Cox) Meiser. His first wife, P. Regina Bassler, whom he married Oct. 20, 1934, died Aug. 21, 1979. His second wife, Lillian B. Stroup, whom he married Dec. 8, 1986, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Lewis E. Meiser Jr., Mount Pleasant Mills RR2, Robert L. Meiser, Mount Pleasant Mills RR1, David G. Meiser, Middleburg RR4, Glenn E. Meiser, Middleburg, Mrs. Robert W. (Arlene M.) Loss, Middleburg RR1, and Mrs. Kenneth E. (Marlene K.) Hackenberg, Kreamer; one brother, George F. Meiser, McAlisterville RR2; 17 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.

He was preceded in death by two grandchildren; one great-grandchild at birth; two brothers, Dewey Meiser and Paul Meiser, in childhood; and a sister, Lenora Frymoyer.

He was a farmer for most of his life, first in the Mifflintown area and later at Mount Pleasant Mills RR2, until he retired in 1972. He then worked for the Newman fruit farm and Whispering Springs (now Whispering Pines) fruit farm, Mount Pleasant Mills RR2.

He was a member of Emmanuel United Methodist Church, Mount Pleasant Mills.

He was also a member of Fremont Volunteer Fire Company, Mount Pleasant Mills, and the Richfield Ambulance League.

He loved farming and working outdoors and was a skilled woodworker.

Services will held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Emmanuel United Methodist Church, Mount Pleasant Mills, with the Rev. Jack E. Landis officiating. Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery, Mount Pleasant Mills.

Family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at George P. Garman Funeral Home, Mount Pleasant Mills, and from 10 a.m. until the time of services Thursday at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Emmanuel United Methodist Church, c/o Pastor James E. Lewis, PO Box 15, Mount Pleasant Mills, PA 17853.


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