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Diana Belle 'Dot' Page
BURNHAM - Diana Belle "Dot" Page, 88, of 225 Ninth Ave., Burnham, died at 2:49 a.m. Monday, Dec. 6, 1999, at Lewistown Hospital.

Born April 28, 1911, in Juniata County, she was a daughter of the late George E. and Mary E. (Page) Beward. Her husband, Richard B. Page, died Dec. 29, 1994.

Surviving are: children, Richard B. Page, 225 Ninth Ave., Burnham, Mrs. Charles (Janet) Rhodes, Shawnee Hills, Belleville, Mrs. George (Peggy) Archey, 1890 Back Maitland Road, Lewistown, Georgia M. Page, Sunbury, and William G. Page, 229 Eighth Ave., Burnham; 21 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was the last of her immediate family, having been preceded in death by two brothers, Chalmers L. Beward and George B. Beward.

She was a homemaker.

She was a member of Walnut Street United Methodist Church, Burnham, and the Philathea Sunday School Class of the church. She was also a member of Act II Retirees and United Methodist Women.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Walnut Street United Methodist Church, 203 N. Walnut St., Burnham, with the Rev. Larry K. Lutz officiating. Interment will be in Westminster Presbyterian Cemetery, Mifflintown

Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at Heller-Hoenstine Burnham Funeral Home, 108 First Ave., Burnham and from 10 a.m. until the time of the services Thursday at the church.

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


Mary Elizabeth Sophia (McCardle) Page
OAKDALE - Mary Elizabeth Sophia (McCardle) Page, 81, of 39 New York Road, Oakdale, died Sunday, Oct. 10, 1999, at her home.

Born June 28, 1918, she was a daughter of the late Mrs. Tressie (Orr) McCardle. Her husband, George A. Page, preceded her in death.

Surviving are: a daughter, Donna Cupp, Oakdale; step-daughter, Helen Crossgrove, Mainland; sisters, Maxine Fink, Lewistown, and Donna White, Redding; eight grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by three sisters, Catherine Rhine, Archella Breon and Patricia Hawley; and one brother, Peter McCardle.

She enjoyed arts and crafts as well as bingo at the Senior Center.

Services will be held at 1 p.m Sunday at the Montville Funeral Home of Church and Allen, Route 32, Uncasville.

 


Shirley M. (Wert) Paige
VINELAND, N.J. - Shirley M. (Wert) Paige, 63, of Vineland, N.J., died Thursday, Oct. 7, 1999, after a lengthy illness.

Born April 30, 1936, in Port Royal, she was a daughter of Helen L. Wert and the late Jonathan M. Wert Sr. Her husband of 47 years, Jasper W. Paige, survives.

Also surviving are: children: Christina Purcell and Patricia Curcio, both of Vineland, N.J., Jasper W. Paige Jr., Schwenksville, and Rodney Paige, Aston; sister, Nancy Taylor, Mifflintown RR5; brothers, Jonathan M. Wert Jr., James Wert, Charles Wert and Donald Wert, all of Port Royal; and six grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother, David Wert.

Services were held in Vineland, where she had lived for the last 25 years. The Rev. James Doran officiated at the services. Interment was in Greenwood Memorial Park, Millville, N.J.

Memorial contributions may be made to South Vineland Methodist Church, P.O. Box 2323, South Vineland, N.J. 08360, in care of the Church Women's Ministry or Sunday School.


Beulah T. Palm
MCCOYSVILLE - Beulah T. Palm, 82, of HCR 67, Mifflin, died at 8:51 a.m. Monday at Lewistown Hospital.

Born Dec. 22, 1916, in McCoysville, she was a daughter of the late Fred P. and Jewette (Owens) Palm. Her husband, Daniel Palm, preceded her in death.

Surviving are: children, Fredrick O. Palm, East Waterford RR1, Donald A. Palm and Margaret "Joy" Palm, both of McCoysville, Ruth Ann Noss, Mount Holly Springs, and Nettie Hoffman, Shade Gap; 18 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and a step-great-granddaugther.

She was preceded in death by a brother, two sisters and a grandson.

She was a member of Church of God of Prophecy, McCoysville.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Henry Funeral Home, Honey Grove, with the Rev. William Luckadoo officiating. Interment will be in McCoysville Cemetery.

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


Dorothy A. Palm
HONEY GROVE - Dorothy A. Palm, 79, of Honey Grove RR1, died at 7:20 p.m., Friday, June 4, 1999, at the Lewistown Hospital.

Born March 25, 1920, in Spruce Hill Township, Juniata County, she was the daughter of the late John Delbert and Ida Belle (Gilson) Bryner. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ritter W. Palm, who died January 23, 1994.

She is survived by many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two infant daughters and she was the last of her immediate family having been preceded in death by two sisters, Helen Jane Bryner and Florence Marie Bryner and one brother, William James Bryner Sr.

She was a homemaker and a Protestant by faith.

She was a member of the East Waterford Fire and Ambulance Co.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Brown Funeral Home, 100 Bridge Street, Mifflintown, with the Rev. Dennis Thompson officiating. Interment will be in McCoysville Cemetery.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to: the American Cancer Society, PO Box 551, Lewistown, PA 17044, or to the East Waterford Fire Co., East Waterford, PA 17021.


Eugene B. Palm
MATTAWANA - Eugene B. Palm, 83, of Beverly Healthcare-William Penn and formerly of Mattawana, died at 2:19 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2000, at the nursing center.

Born May 19, 1916, in McCoysville, Juniata County, he was a son of the late Emory and Adalaid (Arnold) Palm. His wife, Claudine (Gates) Palm, whom he married Jan. 26, 1948, survives

Also surviving are: three daughters, Mrs. Janet Burkey, Lewistown, Mrs. Larry (Carol) Stroup, Belleville, and Mrs. Park (Claudia) Myers Jr., Mattawana; a son, Clinton E. Palm, McVeytown RR; a half-sister, Kathryn Dupert, Mifflin RR; 10 grandchildren, several step-grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Lester Palm and Norman Palm.

He was a United States Army veteran of World War II, having served with the 80th Division Infantry in the European Theatre.

He was a police officer for 12 years in Lewistown and Hanover; he then owned and operated his own truck for 24 years, retiring in 1977, from Mason-Dixon Lines Inc.

He was a member of McVeytown Presbyterian Church, the AARP, Blue Ridge Lodge No. 45 Fraternal Order of Police and Mattawana Rod and Gun Club.

He enjoyed raising beef cattle and was an avid hunter. He also enjoyed football and NASCAR fan.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family with the Rev. Jeanette Rapp officiating. Interment will be in Mattawana Cemetery, McVeytown.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 101 Howard Ave., Bldg. D, Suite 101, Altoona, PA 16601 or the American Lung Association of Central PA, 205 E. Beaver Ave., State College, PA 16801.


Mary Jane Pannabaker
MIFFLINTOWN - Mary Jane Pannabaker, 82, of the Brookline Manor Retirement Village, Mifflintown RR1, formerly of Mifflin, died at 5:48 a.m. Friday, Feb. 18, 2000 at the manor.

Born Nov. 4, 1917 in Walker Township, Juniata County, she was a daughter of the late George and Daisy (Rowe) Shotzberger. Her husband, Charles I. "Penny" Pannabaker, preceded her in death April 25, 1976.

Surviving are a daughter, Susan P. Minick, Newport, and a grandson.

She was the last of her immediate family, having been preceded in death by two sisters, Jessie M. Fultz Shellenberger and Alma Fry.

She was a 1935 graduate of the Mifflintown High School.

She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Mifflin, and its Sunday School. She served on the Pastor Parish Relations Committee of the church and was formerly the Childrens' Sunday School Superintendent. She was also a charter member of the National Republican Committee and the Ladies Auxiliary of the Crawford-Brubaker VFW Post No. 5863, Mifflintown.

Early in life, she was employed by Schott's Department Store, Mifflintown, before working at Shively's Department Store, Mifflin. She then owned and operated Pannabaker's Magazines and Sundries and Pannabaker's Department Store, both of Mifflin, before working at Zimmie's Diner, and later at Stop 35, Inc., both of Mifflintown.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Trinity United Methodist Church, Mifflin with the Rev. George S. Reynolds officiating. Interment will be in Lower Tuscarora Presbyterian Cemetery, Academia.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, P.O. Box F, Mifflin, PA 17058.

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


Anita R. Parker
LEWISTOWN - Anita R. Parker, 83, of 352 Hillsdale Ave., Lewistown died at 1:27 a.m. Thursday May 4, 2000, at Beverly Healthcare-William Penn, Lewistown.

Born Jan. 24, 1917 in Kansas City, Mo., she was a daughter of the late James and Mabel (Erickson) Clutch. Her husband Jack E. Parker, whom she married Dec. 31, 1938, survives at Beverly Healthcare-William Penn.

Also surviving are two sons, Kenneth Parker, Philadelphia, and James Parker, Lindsborg, Kansas, and four grandchildren.

She was the last of her immmediate family, having been preceded in death by a brother, James Clutch Jr.

She was a homemaker and a member of Unity Church of Kansas City, Mo.

Services will be private at the convenience of the family.

There will be no public viewing.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Beverly Healthcare-William Penn Nursing Center, 163 Summit Drive, Lewistown, PA 17044.

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


Frank McDowell Parker Jr.
LEWISTOWN - Frank McDowell Parker Jr., 86, of 729A, Highland Ave., Lewistown, formerly of Reedsville, died at 2:55 a.m. Thursday, June 24, 1999, at Brookline Manor, Mifflintown.

Born May 7, 1913, in Reedsville, he was a son of the late Mabel Taylor (Smith) and Frank McDowell Parker Sr.

Surviving are: brothers and sisters, Dr. Andrew J. Parker, Lewistown, Jane S. Woods, Phoenix, Ariz., Ralph S. Parker, Mifflintown, and Mary E. Sommers, Port Charlotte, Fla.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Mrs. Albert (Margaret) McMeen Jr.

He was a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy, having served during World War II in the South Pacific.

He was a 1936 graduate of Princeton University.

He was a teacher at Hun Preparatory School, Princeton, N.J., retiring in 1978. He taught Latin and French.

He was a member of East Kishacoquillas Presbyterian Church, Reedsville, Free and Accepted Mason Lodge 203, Lewistown Consistory, and Zembo Shrine, Harrisburg. He was also former vice-president of Retired Teachers Association, Lewistown.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at East Kishacoquillas Presbyterian Church, Reedsville, with the Rev. Charles W. McGaha officiating. Interment will be in Church Hill Cemetery, Reedsville.

Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. today at Bohn Funeral Home, Reedsville, where masonic services will be held at 8:30 p.m.

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


T. Thomas 'Moe' Parks
LEWISTOWN - T. Thomas "Moe" Parks, 68, of 706 S. Grand St., Lewistown, died at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 25, 2000, in the emergency room of Lewistown Hospital.

Born Aug. 10, 1931, in Granville Township, he was a son of the late Edgar and Elizabeth (Myers) Parks. His wife, Shirley (Wilson) Parks, whom he married in 1956, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Mrs. Butch (Vickie) Johnson and Mrs. Don (Tracy) Yoder, both of Lewistown, and Mona Bubb, Reedsville; sisters and brother, Agnes McMillin and Eugene Parks, both of Lewistown, and Arlene Solt, Maine; and seven grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by an infant son and a brother, E. Charles Parks.

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

He was employed at Hoffman Supply Co., retiring on disability in 1972.

He attended Reedsville United Methodist Church.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Barr Funeral Home, 120 Logan St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Richard Bender officiating. Interment will be in Birch Hill Cemetery.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 501 Howard Ave., Altoona, PA 16601 or to Reedsville United Methodist Church, 60 S. Logan St., Reedsville, PA 17084.


Esther Mae Partchey
LEWISTOWN - Esther Mae Partchey, 64, of 9387 Route 522 South, Lewistown, died at 11:25 a.m. Friday, March 3, 2000, at Lewistown Hospital.

Born Sept. 17, 1935, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of Lewis Grove, McVeytown, and the late Tillie (Kauffman) Grove. Her husband Richard Partchey, whom she married July 17, 1987, survives.

Also surviving are: daughters, Mrs. Jess (Cheryl) Moser, Mertztown, and Loretta Davis, Strodes Mills; brothers and sisters, Richard and William Grove, both of Lewistown, Samuel Grove, Granville, Mrs. George (Betty) Brown, Longfellow, and Mrs. Gary (Elsie) Weaver, State College; three step-children, Mrs. Todd (Diane) Berube, Florida, Mrs. David (Paula) Vicars, Ore., and Mrs. Tim (Angela) Wolford, Etters; and three grandchildren.

She was a chef at the Holiday Inn for four years and was co-owner of Riverside Trailer Courts, Lewistown.

She was a member of Moose Lodge No. 143, Lewistown.

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

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


Jessie F. Partner
PORT ROYAL - Jessie F. Partner, 77, of Port Royal RR2 (Walnut), died at 4:15 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, 2000, at her home.

Born May 1, 1922, in Nook, Juniata County, she was a daughter of the late John G. and Emma M. (Lebkicher) Foltz. Her husband, Jay W. Partner, died Nov. 8, 1991.

Surviving are: sons, Jay F. Partner, New Bloomfield RR2, Bruce W. Partner, New Windsor, Md., John Scott Partner, Mifflintown, and Mark R. Partner, Port Royal RR2; a sister, Mrs. G. Robert (Betty) Keiser, Mifflin HC 67; and nine grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sisters and a brother, Mary Lou Foltz, Helen B. Clark and John M. Foltz.

She was a homemaker.

She was a former Beale Township tax collector and township secretary and a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Nook. She was also a member of the Walnut Grange 776; the National Grange, where she received the 7th degree; the Beale Township Fire Company auxiliary; the Friends of Locust Grove; and a life member of the Juniata County Historical Society.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Nook, with the Rev. Marton Roberson officiating. Interment will be in St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery.

Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. Saturday at Guss Funeral Home, 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown, and from 1 p.m. until the time of services Sunday at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to HOSPICE: The Bridge, 1126 W. Fourth St., Lewistown, PA 17044, or to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, PO Box 337, Mifflin, PA 17058.


Stavros G. 'Steve' Pascal
STATE COLLEGE - Stavros G. "Steve" Pascal, 77, a resident of University Park Nursing Home, State College, formerly of South Grand Street, Lewistown, died at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30, 1999, at the nursing home.

Born July 2, 1922, in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late George and Alexandra (Pascaloglou) Pascal. His wife, Berndet (Null) Pascal of University Park Nursing Home, State College, survives.

Also surviving are: sons, George Pascal, Campbellsburg, Ky. and Michael Pascal, Medford, N.Y.; sisters, Mary Baxevan, Bethlehem and Ethel Rosa, Fort Wayne, Ind.

He was a furrier for Schneider and Cohen in New York, N.Y., retiring in 1973 due to disability.

He was Greek Orthodox by faith.

He was a member of the F.W. Black Senior Citizens Center, Lewistown.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Juniata Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions may be made to: the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 2209 Forrest Hill Drive, Harrisburg, PA 17112.

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

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Charles R. 'Pete' Patterson
YEAGERTOWN - Charles R. "Pete" Patterson, 77, of 118 S. Mann Ave., Yeagertown, died at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 1, 2000, at his residence.

Born Dec. 28, 1922, in Yeagertown, he was a son of the late William H. and Emma Mae (Price) Patterson. His wife, Marjorie A. (Heefner) Patterson, whom he married July 9, 1948, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Mrs. Marcus (Sharon) Hickman, Myrtle Beach, S.C., Mrs. Curtis (Denise) Sieber, McAlisterville, and Dennis R. Patterson, Route 522 South, Lewistown; one sister, Mrs. Richard (Dorthea) Reeder, York; and five grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother and two sisters.

He was a veteran of World War II, having served with the 259th Field Artillery Battalion in the European Theatre.

He was a maintenance manager at Standard Steel in Burnham for 42 years, retiring in 1983. He then worked as a guard at Mifflin County Jail for eight years.

He was Lutheran by faith.

He was an avid hunter and woodworker.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Birch Hill Cemetery, Burnham, with Pastor Mike Amedick officiating.

There will be no public viewing.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Sun Home Health Services Inc., 2 Hudson Ave., Lewistown, PA 17044 or to the charity of one's choice.

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

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Grace I. Patterson
MILROY - Grace I. Patterson, 76, of 77 S. Main St., Milroy, died at 9:50 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15, 1999, at Lewistown Hospital.

Born March 19, 1923, in Milroy, she was the daughter of the late Arthur C. and Hazel (Bobb) Aumiller. Her husband, David H. Patterson Jr., whom she married May 15, 1949, survives.

Also surviving are: children, David H. Patterson III, Milroy, Samuel R. Patterson, Pittsburgh, Melissa P. Howard and Dana L. Patterson, both of Reedsville; brothers and sisters, John Aumiller, Camp Hill, Helen Bollinger, Dorothy Ryan, Sara Barns, James Aumiller Sr., and Faye Lee Rager, all of Milroy; and nine grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Fred Aumiller and Charles Aumiller.

She was a 1941 graduate of Armagh Township High School, Milroy.

She was a homemaker.

She was a member of the White Memorial United Church of Christ and the J.O.Y. Sunday School Class.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the White Memorial United Church of Christ, with the Rev. James E. Hughes and the Rev. Dean Bobb officiating. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Milroy.

Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. today at the Heller- Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: the White Memorial United Church of Christ, P.O. Box 597, Milroy, PA 17063.


John T. Payne
LEWISTOWN - John T. Payne, 63, of 1817 Valley View Ave., Lewistown, and formerly of Crawfordsvillle, Indiana, died at 1:20 a.m. Saturday, July 3, 1999, at Lewistown Hospital.

Born Oct. 1, 1935, in Junction City, Kentucky, he was a son of the late Edward and Anna (Burgess) Payne. His wife, Marjorie (Fetters) Payne, whom he married July 8, 1988, survives.

Also surviving are: brothers and sisters, Russell Payne of Halleyville, Ala., Joseph B. Payne of Rockford, Ill., Dennis S. Payne of Hamilton, Mont., Nancy Russell and Margie Gosnell, both of Crawfordsville, Ind., and Rosie Chapman of Vaccaville, Calif.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Edward Payne.

He was a machinist with Lithonia High Tek Lighting, Crawfordsville, Ind., retiring due to disability in 1997.

He was a member of St. John' Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lewistown, and Christ Lutheran Church, Crawfordsville, Ind.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Mt. Rock Cemetery, Lewistown, with the Rev. Gerald Krum officiating.

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

Memorials may be made to the St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church Building Fund, 120 N. Main St., Lewistown, PA 17044.


Abraham J. 'Abe' Peachey
LEWISBURG - Abraham J. "Abe" Peachey, 77, of 414 Hospital Drive, Lewisburg, died at 10:15 p.m. Tuesday, May 16, 2000, at the home of his son.

Born May 29, 1922, in Belleville, he was a son of the late Alpheus J. and Rebecca L. (Zook) Peachey. His wife, Irene V. (Miller) Peachey, whom he married June 23, 1941, survives.

Also surviving are: children, John L. Peachey, Winfield RR2, J. Ray Peachey and Mrs. Ben (Lois I.) Friesen, both of Lewisburg RR3, LeRoy V. Peachey, Thomas, Okla., David L. Peachey, Lewisburg, and William A. Peachey, Honey Grove; a sister, Nancy Hobbs, Washburn, Ill.; 37 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a grandson, Joel B. Peachey, in 1994; a sister, Emma Yoder; and a brother, Elam Peachey.

He owned and operated a dairy farm in Kelly Township, Union County, for 19 years. Earlier, he farmed near Virginia Beach, Va.

He was a founding member of Shady Grove Mennonite Church, Mifflinburg RR2, where he had served as a church trustee and a Sunday school teacher.

He enjoyed cutting and splitting wood.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday at Shady Grove Mennonite Church, Route 192, Buffalo Road, Mifflinburg, with moderator Joseph Peachey, David King and nephew Millard Yoder officiating. Interment will be in the adjoining church cemetery.

Friends may call 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Saturday at the church.

The family requests no flowers.

Gary H. Cronrath Funeral Home Inc., South Second and St. Louis streets, Lewisburg, is in charge of arrangements.


David Crist Peachey
ALLENSVILLE - David Crist Peachey, 5 1/2 months, of 110 Mill Road, Allensville, died of natural causes at 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 9, 1999, at his home.

Born Feb. 23, 1999, in Lewistown Hospital, he was the son of Daniel M. and Mary Elizabeth (Swarey) Peachey of 110 Mill Road, Allensville.

Also surviving are: maternal grandmother, Rachel E. Swarey, Belleville; maternal great-grandfather, Joe I. Peachey, Belleville; maternal great-grandmother, Rebecca Z. Swarey, Belleville; paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. David S. Peachey, Beaver, Ohio; paternal great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Daniel M. Peachey, Belleville; and paternal great-grandfather, Jacob J. Peachey, Allensville.

Services will be held at 9 a.m. today at his parents residence at 110 Mill Road, Allensville, with ministers, Joe E. Peachey and Bishop Josiah H. Peachey officiating. Interment will be in the Allensville Amish Mennonite Cemetery.

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


Harvey Willis Peachey
YEAGERTOWN - Harvey Willis Peachey, 43, of 107 Locke Ave., Yeagertown, died at 5:44 a.m. Wednesday, April 19, 2000, in the emergency room of Lewistown Hospital.

Born Oct. 16, 1956, in Lewistown, he was a son of Harvey L. and Deloris (Wilson) Peachey of 39 Cayuga Road, Belleville. He is survived by a companion, Lori Maben, 107 Locke Ave., Yeagertown.

Also surviving are: maternal grandmother, Catherine Wilson, Petersburg RR1; and brothers, Barry L. Peachey, Carlisle, Randal L. Peachey, Belleville, and Gregg A. Peachey, Huntingdon.

He was employed as a meat cutter at Peachey Foods, Belleville.

He was a member of Maple Grove Mennonite Church, Belleville.

He enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Maple Grove Mennonite Church, Belleville, with the Rev. Kenneth E. Litwiller and the Rev. Ivan E. Yoder officiating. Interment will be in St. Stephen's Lutheran Cemetery, McAlevy's Fort.

Friends may call from 6:30-9 p.m. Friday at Donald E. Baggus Funeral Home, Belleville.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, Mifflin County Division, 501 Howard Ave., Building D-101, Altoona, PA 16601.


Margaret J. 'Muff' Peachey
WHITE PIGEON, Ind. - Margaret J. "Muff" Peachey, 46, of South River Road, White Pigeon, Ind., died Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2000, at Elkhart General Hospital, Elkhart, Ind., of natural causes.

Born Oct. 9, 1953, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of Harry O. and Alice E. (Stuart) Long, Belleville. Her husband, Dwight Peachey, whom she married May 27, 1972, in Elkhart, Ind., survives.

Also surviving are: a daughter, Mrs. Scottie (Tawnya) Nichols, Elkhart, Ind.; grandfathers, Harry A. Long, Belleville, and Harry W. Stuart, Elizabethtown; sister and brothers, E. Linn Irvin, Belleville, William Long, Lexington, Neb., and David Long, Belleville; and two grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her grandmothers.

She was a 1971 graduate of Penn Highlands High School- Kishacoquillas Campus, Reedsville.

She was employed as a production control supervisor for Indalex Aluminum Solutions, formerly Easco Aluminum, in Elkhart, Ind.

She enjoyed shopping, traveling and sprint car races and collected racing memorabilia.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Eley Funeral Home, 280 S. Washington St., Constantine, Mich., with the Rev. Wilbur Brandi officiating. Interment will be in Mottville Township Cemetery, Michigan.

Family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Porter Township Fire Department, Michigan. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.


Nelda R. Peachey
ALLENSVILLE - Nelda R. Peachey, 90, of 27 Huey St., Allensville, died at 8:15 a.m. Monday, March 8, 1999, at the home of his daughter.

Born Dec. 20, 1908, in Belleville RR, he was the son of the late Gideon J. and Sadie (Spicher) Peachey. His wife, Miriam E. (Kauffman) Peachey, died March 23, 1963.

Surviving are: daughters, Mrs. Allen (Anna Margaret) Yoder, Allensville, and Mrs. M. Leon (Sara) Yoder; brothers and sisters, Roy I. Peachey and Mrs. Ezra J. (Verda) Peachey, both of Belleville, Ellie Hartzler, Goshen, Ind., and John A. Peachey, Allensville; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Gideon J. Peachey, an infant son, and an infant, Leon Eugene Peachey; and sisters and brother, Dorothy Peachey, Ethel Petersheim and Byron Peachey; and stepmother, Emma (Allgyer) Peachey.

He was a retired farmer and had owned Meadow Brook Dairy and had a milk route. He also worked in maintenance at Sperry New Holland, retiring in 1974.

He was a member of the Locust Grove Mennonite Church and the Senior Men's Sunday school class of the church. He was also superintendent of the Sunday school and had served as a teacher.

He was an avid hunter and a member of the Dutch Shanty Camp in Rag Hollow.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Locust Grove Mennonite Church, Belleville, with the Rev. Max Zook, the Rev. Erie Renno and the Rev. M. Leon Yoder officiating. Interment will be in Locust Grove Cemetery.

Friends may call from 6-8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Donald E. Baggus Funeral Home, Belleville.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Locust Grove Mennonite Church, 3358 W. Main St., Belleville, PA 17004 or to SUN Home Health Services Inc., 2 Hudson Ave., Lewistown, PA 17044.


Raymond R. Peachey
BELLEVILLE - Raymond R. Peachey, 90, of Valley View Haven, Belleville, died at 3:35 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2000, at the haven.

Born June 10, 1909, in Belleville, he was a son of the late Solomon D. and Katherine (Spicher) Peachey. His wife, Ethel Malinda (Zook) Peachey, died July 31, 1985.

Surviving are: children, Mrs. Jesse (Joyce) Yoder, Ronald Z. Peachey, and Timothy R. Peachey, all of Belleville, Mrs. John (Darlis) Myer, Lancaster, Wilbur F. Peachey, Mifflinburg, Conrad D. Peachey, Chambersburg, Dennis L. Peachey, Tracy, Calif., and Kenneth G. Peachey, Harrisonburg, Va.; 25 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.

He was the last of his immediate family, having been preceded in death by brothers and sisters, Urie Peachey, Solomon Peachey, Jeff Peachey, David Peachey, Harvey Peachey, Louis Peachey, Emma Yoder, Mary Yoder, Katie C. Yoder, Rachel Yoder, Ada Byler and Eva L. Kauffman.

He was a retired farmer.

He was a member of Allensville Mennonite Church. He was ordained to the Christian Ministry at the Allensville Mennonite Church May 29, 1941, and to the office of bishop in 1942. He served the Allensville Mennonite Church from 1941 to 1974. He was an overseer of the Rockville Mennonite Church, Otelia Mennonite Church, Mattawana Mennonite Church, Boyer Mennonite Church of Middleburg and Pleasant View Mennonite Church, Brutus, Ky.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Allensville Mennonite Church, with the Rev. Philip Barr and the Rev. Norman Moyer officiating. Interment will be in Allensville Mennonite Cemetery.

Family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. Saturday at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Allensville Mennonite Church, PO Box 35, Allensville, PA 17002, or Belleville Mennonite School, PO Box 847, Belleville, PA 17004.

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


Roy I. Peachey
BELLEVILLE - Roy I. Peachey, 89, of 287 Apple House Road, Belleville, died at 9:20 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 9, 1999, at his home.

Born Sept. 22, 1910, in Belleville, he was a son of the late Gideon J. and Sadie (Speicher) Peachey. His wife, Elsie B. (Glick) Peachey, whom he married May 10, 1934, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Mrs. Raymond J. (Arlene) Byler, Mrs. Lee (Marjorie) Laughlin, and R. Robert Peachey, all of Belleville; sisters and brother, Ella Hartzler, Goshen, Ind., Mrs. Ezra (Verda) Peachey, Belleville, and John A. Peachey, HCR 61, Allensville; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Nelda and Byron Peachey, and two sisters, Ethel Petersheim and Dorothy Peachey.

He was a retired farmer and a truck driver.

He was a member of Locust Grove Mennonite Church, the Senior Mens Sunday School Class and the Hoot Owls Hunting Camp. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Locust Grove Mennonite Church, Belleville, with the Rev. Max Zook, the Rev. Mayard Beitzel and the Rev. Erie Renno officiating. Interment will be in Locust Grove Cemetery.

Family will receive friends from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the Donald E. Baggus Funeral Home, Belleville.

Memorial contributions may be made to Locust Grove Mennonite Church, 3358 W. Main St., Belleville, PA 17004 or to Gideons International, PO Box 5603, Belleville, PA 17004.


Urie A. Peachey
BELLEVILLE - Urie A. Peachey, 48, of 2449 SR655, Belleville, died at 2:20 p.m. Monday, June 7, 1999, at his residence.

Born May 19, 1951, in Belleville, he was the son of Aaron Z. and Barbara C. (Zook) Peachey of Belleville. His wife, Nancy N. (Peachey) Peachey of Belleville, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Gideon E. Peachey, Jackson, Ohio, Bennie J. Peachey and Mrs. Noah (Fronie E.) Peight, both of Belleville, Ivan R. Peachey, Barbie N. Peachey, Louie L. Peachey, Elam U. Peachey, Malinda E. Peachey, and Lomie K. Peachey, all at home; brothers and sisters, Rufus J. Peachey and Aaron Z. Peachey, both of Mifflinburg, Israel R. Peachey, Mrs. John R. (Katie P.) Peachey, Annie M. Peachey, Leroy J. Peachey, Ben R. Peachey, and Rudy S. Peachey, all of Belleville, Mrs. Joe R. (Fannie R.) Yoder, Larusal, Mo., and Elmer L. Peachey, Lewisburg; and seven grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Daniel Y. Peachey on Dec. 14, 1955 and a sister, Lizzie S. Peachey on May 27, 1951.

He was a farmer, retired on disability with multiple sclerosis.

He was a member of the Old Order Amish.

Services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Louie D. Peachey residence, 125 Bean Tree Lane, Belleville, with ministers Jonathan Lapp and Josiah H. Peachey officiating. Interment will be in the Whitehall Amish Cemetery, Belleville.

Friends may call from 2-9 p.m. today at the home of the deceased at 2449 SR655, Belleville.

The Bohn Funeral Home, Reedsville, is in charge of arrangements.


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