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S. Ward Narehood
LEWISTOWN - S. Ward Narehood, 66, of 130 Loop Road, Lewistown, died at 4:41 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 16, 1999, at Lewistown Hospital.

Born Nov. 25, 1933, he was a son of the late Ward D. and Margaret (Dalza) Narehood. His wife, Donna (Barlett) Lynch Narehood of 130 Loop Road, Lewistown, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Mrs. Patrick (Lisa) Packer, Lewistown, and Mrs. James (Tammy) Peters, Valparaiso, Fla.; stepchildren, Douglas N. Lynch, Lewistown, Roger L. Lynch, McVeytown, and Heather Suloff, at home; brother and sisters, Mrs. Robert (Betty) Carson, Reedsville, Mrs. Gary (Linda) Snook, Lewistown, and Robert D. Narehood, Lewistown; and five grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Ronald Narehood, and two sisters, Margaret Wilson and Evelyn Michelchik.

A plumber at Miller's Plumbing and Heating for 19 years, he retired in 1998.

He was a Methodist by faith.

Services will be private and at the convenience of the family. There will be no public viewing.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia Society of America Inc., 800 Corp. Circle, Suite 100, Harrisburg, PA 17109.

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


Irvin Floyd Naylor
MIDDLEBURG - Irvin Floyd Naylor, 70, of Middleburg RR4 died Thursday, June 10, 1999, at his residence.

Born Feb. 10, 1928, in Juniata County, he was the son of the late Elmer George and Sadie (Varner) Naylor.

Surviving are: brothers and sisters, Robert L. Naylor, McAlisterville, Ray E. Naylor, Beaver Springs, Mary Shuey, Lewistown, Mrs. Elwood (Grace) Slagle, Thompsontown, Mrs. Joe (Charlotte M.) Felmey, Washington, Ill., Minnie R. Snyder, Middleburg RR4, Beulah A. Powell, Selinsgrove, and Mrs. Charles William "Bill" (Mae R.) Reigle, Middleburg; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by brothers and sisters, Merrill Naylor, Joe Naylor, Chester Naylor, Martha Brugger, Esther Shelly and Margaret Naylor.

He was a 1949 graduate of Middleburg Joint High School.

He retired in 1985 from the Department of Education, Harrisburg, where he was employed as a printing press operator for 34 years.

He was Protestant by faith.

He enjoyed shopping and cooking.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the George P. Garman Funeral Home, Mount Pleasant Mills, with the Rev. Raymond D. Neitz officiating. Interment will be in the Paxtonville Cemetery.

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


Violet S. 'Toy' Nearhoof
LEWISTOWN - Violet S. "Toy" Nearhoof, 87, of 605 Maple Ave., Lewistown, died at 11:45 p.m. Sunday, March 19, 2000, at her residence.

Born Feb. 6, 1913, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of the late Harry G. and Jenny (Snyder) Searer. Her husband, George Nearhoof, died in 1974.

Surviving are: children, Gary Nearhoof, Georgia, Gene Nearhoof, Yeagertown and Teddy Nearhoof, Burnham; a brother, James "Dick" Searer, Lewistown; nine grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

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

She had been employed by the Arrow Shirt Factory for 40 years.

She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church.

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

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


Kathryn A. Neff
TUSCARORA - Kathryn A. Neff, 78, of Tuscarora RR3, Port Royal, died at 10:10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, 1999, at Healthsouth Nittany Valley Hospital, Pleasant Gap.

Born March 21, 1921, in Watertown, NY, she was the daughter of the late Edna Mae (Rhoan) Coon. Her husband, Earl C. Neff, died May 9, 1997.

Surviving are a son, Kenneth E. Neff, Port Royal RR2 and two grandchildren.

She was a graduate of Altoona High School.

She was a retired assistant cashier of the Juniata Valley Bank, Port Royal. She also served as an elected auditor for Juniata County and was a former tax collector for Turbett Township, Juniata County.

She was a member of the Port Royal Lutheran Church, the Turbett Grange 781, the Juniata County Republican Committee, the Juniata County Republican Women, and the Port Royal Literary Guild.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Rex Funeral Home, Port Royal, with the Rev. Marton J. Roberson 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.


Margaret R. Neidig
TYRONE - Margaret R. Neidig, 72, a resident of McClellan's Personal Care, Tyrone RR1, formerly of Mifflin, died at 8:08 a.m. Thursday, April 27, 2000, at Altoona Hospital.

Born July 16, 1927, in Tyrone, she was a daughter of the late John D. and Martha (Thomas) Stewart. Her husband, Thomas O. Neidig Sr., died June 17, 1994.

Surviving are: two sons, Thomas O. Neidig Jr., Port Royal, and John M. Neidig, Thompsontown; a daughter, Darlene Swartz, Duncansville; and three grandchildren.

She was a homemaker and at one time, she had worked at the Alcas Cuttery in New York.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Guss Funeral Home, 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown, with the Rev. Donald Roher officiating. Interment will be in Union Cemetery, Mifflintown.

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


Donald W. 'Jack' Neiman
MIFFLINTOWN - Donald W. "Jack" Neiman, 84, of Mifflintown RR1, (Cuba Mills), died at 2:32 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 10, 1999, at his home.

Born Jan. 19, 1915, in Lewistown, he was the son of the late Clarence W. and Edna (Rarick) Weyandt. His wife, Fran J. (Secrest) Neiman, whom he married on Sept. 25, 1963, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Richard D. Zong, Woodbridge, Va., Donna Koopman, Phoenix, Ariz., Robin D. Bryner, Mifflintown RR3, and Rhonda D. Acri, Dillsburg; sisters and brother, Lorraine Casner, Mifflintown RR4, Dorothy Crimmel, Lewistown, and Bill Weyandt, Olympia, Wash.; 12 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

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

He retired in 1982 as the General Labor Foreman from Three Mile Island, Middletown, and he served as the Police Chief of Mifflintown from 1955 until 1966.

He was a member of the Crawford-Brubaker VFW Post 5863, Mifflintown and the Fraternal Order of the Police, Lewistown.

Services will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, at the Brown Funeral Home, 100 Bridge Street, Mifflintown, with the Rev. Douglas Compton officiating. Interment will be in the Union Memorial Gardens, Mifflintown RR4, where full military honors will be conducted by the Juniata County Veterans Council.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice: The Bridge, 1126 West Fourth Street, Lewistown, PA 17044.


James Neimond Sr.
MCALISTERVILLE - James Neimond Sr., 75, of McAlisterville RR1, died at 7:33 p.m. Friday April 9, 1999, at the Evangelical Community Hospital on Lewisburg.

Born March 9, 1924, in Monroe Township, Juniata County, he was the son of the late Cloyd and Elsie (Swartz) Neimond. His wife, Althea Rosetta (Moad) Neimond, whom he married Feb. 15, 1943, died Jan. 4, 1993.

Surviving are: children, the Rev. James A. Neimond Jr., Richfield, Anthony "Tony" K. Neimond and Michael D. Neimond, both of McAlisterville RR1, and Mrs. Alvin E. (Susan K.) Smith, Middleburg RR2; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by an infant son, William C. Neimond and brothers, Lawrence Neimond and Bernard Neimond.

He was educated at the Stony Run grammar schoolhouse in Richfield RR1.

He worked his entire lifetime in excavating and eventually was self-employed in the Neimond & Son Excavating business. He also served two terms as Monroe Township supervisor.

He was a member of the Stony Run Mission Church, Richfield RR1, where he served as church treasurer since 1993.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. today at the Stony Run Mission Church, Richfield RR1, with the Rev. Truman A. Gaugler officiating and the Rev. Raymond D. Neitz assisting. Interment will be in Niemond's Independent Church Cemetery, Richfield RR1.

Memorial contributions may be made to: the Stony Run Mission Church, c/o Rev. James A. Neimond Jr., RR1, Box 596, Richfield PA. 17086.

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


Isaac R. 'Ike' Nelson
MCVEYTOWN - Isaac R. "Ike" Nelson, 78, of 15 Oak St., McVeytown, died at 4:22 p.m. Saturday, June 12, 1999, at Lewistown Hospital.

Born Sept. 16, 1920, in Virginia, he was a son of the late William Walter and Martha (Tittle) Nelson. His wife, Rosemary (Loizos) Nelson, whom he married Aug. 1, 1975, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Mrs. George (Debra) Hutson and Mrs. Michael (Lou Anne) Stachowski, both of Baltimore, Md., Billy Nelson, and Kenny Nelson; a sister, Mamie Yates, St. Petersburg, Fla.; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Betty Gephardt; and three brothers.

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

He was employed by Bethlehem Steel in the tin mill, retiring in 1982 with 25 years of service.

Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Jacob T. Traxler officiating. Interment will be in Juniata Memorial Park, with military rites conducted by VFW Post 7011.

Friends may call from 12:30 p.m. until the time of services Tuesday at the funeral home.


Rev. Boyd R. Nevel
LEWISTOWN - Rev. Boyd R. Nevel, 74, of 208 Summit Drive, Lewistown, died at 11:05 a.m. Tuesday, April 13, 1999, at Lewistown Hospital.

Born June 27, 1924, in Northumberland County, he was the son of the late Jacob and Anna (Kuhn) Nevel. His wife, Pauline M. (Bingaman) Nevel, whom he married Aug. 30, 1945, survives.

Also surviving are: a son, Dennis Boyd Nevel, Wescosville; sisters, Mrs. John (Jean) Schillings, Centre Hall and Joyce Gresh, Watsontown RR; and two grandchildren.

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

He was a U. S. Army veteran, having served in the Korean Conflict and World War II, in the European Theatre.

He was associate pastor of the Key to Life Church of God, Lewistown. Earlier in life, he worked at the American Viscose Corporation, division of FMC and retired as a foreman from the polyester department of Avtex Fibers.

He was active with the Boy Scout Council and was scoutmaster of Troop 19, Lewistown.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Scott T. Reiman officiating. Interment will be in Church Hill Cemetery, Reedsville.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to: Key to Life Church of God, 110 Logan St., Lewistown, PA 17044.


Betty Lou Newel
BELLEFONTE - Betty Lou Newel, 79, of Bellefonte, died Saturday, Oct. 16, 1999, at the Centre Crest Nursing Home, Bellefonte.

Born July 17, 1920, in Hartley, Iowa, she was the daughter of the late Gerhart and Margeret (Olsen) Hesse. Her husband, Warren Newel of State College, whom she married April 14, 1945, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Peggy Guralnick, State College, Sally Suder, Carroll Valley, and Nancy Orth, Naperville, Ill.; and four grandchildren.

She was a 1937 graduate of Hartley High School and attended Iowa Falls Teachers' College for two years.

She was a homemaker and was employed by Pennsylvania Department of Property and Supplies.

She was a member of the P.E.O. Sisterhood, and the Garden Club of Lewistown.

Services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Koch Funeral Home, 2401 S. Atherton St., State College, with the Rev. Todd Maurer officiating. Interment will be in Spring Creek Presbyterian Cemetery.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to: the Alzheimers and Dementia Ward at Centre Crest Nursing Home, 502 E. Howard Ave., Bellefonte, PA 16828.


Richard E. Newhart
LEWISTOWN - Richard E. Newhart, 53, of 704 S. Wayne St., Lewistown, died at 1:04 p.m. Tuesday, June 8, 1999, at Tyrone Hospital.

Born April 2, 1946, in Bloomsburg, he was a son of Sara E. (Gill) Newhart, Bloomsburg, and the late Robert Newhart. His wife, Susan K. (Abbott) Newhart, whom he married Sept. 20, 1969, survives.

Also surviving are: a son, Scott E. Newhart, Lewistown; brother and sister, Glen A. Newhart, Durham, N.C., and Mrs. John (Beatrice) French, Bloomsburg; and one granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by a brother.

He was a 1964 graduate of Bloomsburg High School.

He was a technician for Frank Guerrini Vending Machines Inc., Lewistown, from 1988 to the present.

He was a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, US Highway 522N, Lewistown, with Mr. William Winn officiating. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family.

There will be no public viewing.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, US Highway 522N, Lewistown, PA 17044.

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


Raymond William "Nip" Nipple
MOUNT PLEASANT MILLS - Raymond William "Nip" Nipple, 83, of Mount Pleasant Mills RR1, died at 8 a.m. Tuesday, June 1, 1999, at his home.

He was born on Feb. 16, 1916, in Juniata County, a son of the late William and Stella (Long) Nipple. His wife, Orpha G. (Snyder), whom he married Jan. 28, 1939, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Robert N. Nipple, Mifflinburg; Ronald H. Nipple, Liverpool; Ralph R. Nipple, Liverpool; Anna Mary Meiser, Mount Pleasant Mills and Connie R. Harnum, Selinsgrove; brothers, Clyde Nipple, Selinsgrove and Samuel Nipple, Thompsontown RR1; 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by sisters Freda Goodling and Fern Goodling.

He was educated in the Bethlehem grammar schoolhouse at Millerstown RR2.

He retired two years ago from farming. He had previously been employed for the Bethlehem Steel Mill, Harrisburg, and also for Vandyke's Brick Plant, Thompsontown.

He was a member of St. Paul's (Leininger's) Lutheran Church, Mount Pleasant Mills RR2, where he was a former church council member, treasurer of the church and Sunday school superintendent.

He was a member of the American Association of Retired Persons, the Fremont Fire Company, Mount Pleasant Mills, and the Reliance Hose Company Ambulance League, Middleburg.

He was the supervisor for Perry Township for many years.

He enjoyed the outdoors, especially picnics with his family and spending quality time with his grandchildren and family.

Services will be held 11 a.m., Friday June 4, 1999, at St. Paul's (Leininger's) Lutheran Church, Mount Pleasant Mills RR2, with the Rev. Celo V. Leitzel officiating. Interment will be in the adjoining church cemetery.

Family will receive friends 7 to 9 p.m., Thursday, June 3, 1999, in the George P. Garman Funeral Home, Mount Pleasant Mills, and from 10 a.m. Friday until the time of the service at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to: SUN Home Health Services, Hospice Division, 61 Duke St., Northumberland, Pa. 17857 or to St. Paul's (Leininger's) Lutheran Church, c/o Mr. Paul E. Strawser, Treasurer, RR1 Box 152, Liverpool, Pa. 17045.


Linda J. (McDonald) Nord
MCCLURE - Linda J. (McDonald) Nord, 48, of 1 Chule Trail, McClure, and formerly of Jones County, Iowa, died of natural causes Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2000, at Lewistown Hospital.

Born Sept. 14, 1951, in Anamosa, Iowa, she was a daughter of Genevieve (Albang) McDonald, McClure, and the late Mark McDonald, who died in 1981. Her husband, Neil Nord, whom she married Sept. 8, 1972, in Clinton, Iowa, survives.

Also surviving are: a daughter, Tara Jo, at home.

She was preceded in death by a son, Christopher Neil, in 1990; and a sister, Mary Carol McDonald, in infancy.

She was a 1969 graduate of Anamosa High School. She graduated with a B.S. degree in home economics with a minor in elementary education from Mary Crest College, Davenport, Iowa, in 1973.

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

She was also a member of a Mixed Bowling League Super Couples, Selinsgrove.

Services are at 11 a.m. today at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, Lewistown, with Monsignor Neil Tobin officiating. Interment will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery.

The Kramer Funeral Home, Monticello, Iowa, is in charge of arrangements.


Mary M. Norris
LEWISTOWN - Mary M. Norris, 84, of Ohesson Manor, Lewistown and formerly of Crystal Springs Avenue, Lewistown, died at 1:40 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 16, 2000, at the nursing home.

Born Oct. 20, 1915, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of the late Charles B. and Effie (Treaster) Kitting. Her husband, Charles A. Norris, preceded her in death on March 3, 1989.

Surviving are: children, Mrs. Ronald (Barbara) Bargo, Port Royal, Mrs. Joe (Jane) Marlowe, Mifflintown, Samuel C. Norris, Lewistown, and Mrs. Tim (Nancy) Robbins, Elizabethtown; 13 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

She was the last of her immediate family and was preceded in death by one brother and three sisters.

Earlier in her life she was a bookkeeper at Sausman Chevrolet, Harrisburg and, later in life, worked as as bookkeeper at Warner-Lewis Buick, Lewistown, retiring in 1977.

She was a member of Lake Park United Methodist Church, Lewistown, where she was a former pianist and choir director. She was also a former pianist at Grace Evangelical Church, Lewistown and in the Union Hall Orchestra.

The funeral service will be private at the convenience of the family and interment will be private in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Shade Gap.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Lake Park United Methodist Church, West Fourth Street and Crystal Springs Avenue, Lewistown, PA 17044.

Hoenstine Funeral Home, 75 Logan St., Lewistown is handling the funeral arrangements.


Helen Louise 'Hark' Noss
BURNHAM - Helen Louise "Hark" Noss, 70, of 208 Seventh Ave., Burnham, died at 11:25 a.m. Wednesday, May 24, 2000, at the Lewistown Hospital.

Born Oct. 6, 1929, in Lewistown, she was the daughter of the late Edwin and Martha J. (Graham) Harkinson. Her husband, William W. Noss, whom she married April 1, 1955, survives.

Also surviving are a son, W. Scott Noss, Lewistown, one granddaughter and one great-granddaughter.

She was the last of her immediate family.

She was a homemaker.

She was a member of the Walnut Street United Methodist Church, Burnham, where she was a member of the Friendship Sunday School Class and the church choir.

Services will be private and at the convenience of the family at the Heller-Hoenstine Burnham Funeral Home, 108 First Ave., Burnham, with the Rev. Larry Lutz officiating. Interment will be in the McCullochs Mills Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: the Walnut Street United Methodist Church, 203 N. Walnut St., Burnham, PA 17009 or to SUN Home Health Services Inc., 2 Hudson Ave., Lewistown, PA 17044.


Marjorie W. Nowark
LEWISTOWN - Marjorie W. Nowark, 77, of 140 W. Third St., Lewistown, died at 3:10 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 5, 1999, at the Lewistown Hospital.

Born March 14, 1922, in Lewistown, she was the daughter of the late Earl G. and Ruth (Kuhns) Goodwin. Her husband, Paul J. Nowark, died Jan. 13, 1983.

She is survived by a son, Paul J. Nowark Jr.; two grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

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

She was a homemaker and a member of St. Mark's Episcopal Church and the Episcopal Church Women.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Mark's Episcopal Church. Interment will be private.

There will be no public viewing.

Memorial contributions may be made to: the Endowment Fund of St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 21 S. Main St., Lewistown, PA 17044.

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


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