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Gwendolyn J. Dalby
BURNHAM - Gwendolyn J. Dalby, 53, of 224 S. Beech St., Burnham, died at 10:10 a.m. Sunday, June 11, 2000, in the emergency room of Lewistown Hospital. Born May 12, 1947, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of Helen E. (Kyle) Wolfgang of 223 S. Walnut St., Burnham and the late Chester M. Wolfgang. Also surviving are: three sons, William A. Dalby II, 223 S. Walnut St., Burnham, Brian C. Dalby and Scott M. Dalby, both of 224 S. Beech St., Burnham. Early in life she worked for Lewistown Electric and then for Empire Kosher Poultry for 17 years. She was a member of the Walnut Street United Methodist Church, where she was a Sunday School teacher and a member of the adult choir. She was 1965 graduate of Chief Logan High School. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Heller-Hoenstine Burnham Funeral Home, 108 First Ave., Burnham, with the Rev. Larry Lutz and the Rev. James Slapinski officiating. Interment will be in Juniata Memorial Park, Lewistown. Family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Walnut Street United Methodist Church, 203 N. Walnut St., Burnham, PA 17009.

Paul E. 'Pete' Daughenbaugh
ZEPHYRHILLIS, FL - Paul E. "Pete" Daughenbaugh, 78, of Zephyrhillis, FL, formerly of McAlisterville, died at 5:41 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2000, in the East Pasco Hills Medical Center, Zephyrhillis, FL. Born Jan. 5, 1922, in Howard, he was a son of the late Raymond and Myrtle (Sullenberger) Daughenbaugh. His wife, Lulu (Shelley) Daughenbaugh, whom he married in 1940, survives. Also surviving are: daughters, Nila Geiger, Fayetteville, GA and Gloria Ammerman, Townsend, GA; brother and sisters, Melvin Daughenbaugh, Port Royal, Mary Cox and Eileen Shipe, both of Thompsontown; three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. He was a United States Army veteran of World War II and was stationed in Japan. He was a truck driver, retiring in 1979 after driving for 30 years for PEI Trucking, Akron, Ohio. He had previously driven for Sullivan Lines. He was a member of Niemond's Independent Church, Richfield RR1. He was also a member of AMVETS Post 122, Thompsontown and the Tennis Lodge 371 F&AM, Thompsontown. He was an avid motorcyclist and enjoyed playing shuffleboard. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Ronald C. Sheaffer Funeral Home, 16 Westfall St., McAlisterville, with the Pastor J. Arthur Mott officiating. Interment will be in Niemond's Cemetery, Richfield RR1. Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Ruby Irene Davis
LEWISTOWN - Ruby Irene Davis, 82, a resident of Beverly Healthcare-William Penn, formerly of Burgard Apartments, Lewistown, died at 5:37 p.m. Friday, July 21, 2000, at Beverly Healthcare-William Penn. Born June 12, 1918 in Bland County, Va., she was a daughter of the late Albert T. and Laura (Millirons) Meadows. Her husband Norman H. Davis preceded her in death. Surviving are: children, Mrs. Ralph (Irene) Roope, Pulaski, Va., Mrs. David (Faye) Webb, 400 Yale St., Lewistown, Mrs. Frank (Eunice) Bartlett, Galay, Va., brothers and sisters; Miller C. Meadows and Juanita Melton, both of Dublin, Va., and Audrey Nuckolls, Pulaski, Va., nine grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Earl and Kyle Meadows. She was a homemaker. She was a life member of Goshen Methodist Church, Dublin, Va. A graveside service will be held at a later date at Goshen Cemetery, Bland County, Dublin, Va. There will be no public viewing. Memorial contributions can be made to Beverly Healthcare-William Penn 163 Summit Dr., Lewistown, PA 17044.

Esther A. Dealy
LEBANON - Esther A. Dealy, 84, of 111 Brookside Apartments, Lebanon and formerly of Belleville, died Monday, May 15, 2000, in Lebanon's Good Samaritan Hospital. Born June 1, 1915, in Rheems, Lancaster County, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Alice (Groff) Reider. Her first husband, George W. Kloepfer, and her second husband, Jack Dealy, preceded her in death. Surviving are: sons, George K. Mohler, Belleville and Robert Kloepfer, Strasburg; a daughter, Nancy McGarrity, Osceola; a sister, Almeda Baker, Lebanon; six grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Three brothers, three sisters and one grandson preceded her in death. A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family. Rohland Funeral Home, Lebanon is handling the funeral arrangements.

Hazel G. Dean
LEWISTOWN - Hazel G. Dean, 89, of Beverly Healthcare-William Penn, formerly of Kish Apartments, South Main Street, Lewistown, died at 1:32 a.m. Friday, Sept. 8, 2000 at Lewistown Hospital. Born Oct. 24, 1910 in Altoona, she was a daughter of the late George and Della (Stine) Wilson. Her husband Charles A. Dean preceded her in death in 1972. Surviving are: children; Betty Chapman, Amherst, Ohio, Charles A. Dean Jr., Terrace Boulevard, Lewistown, George W. Dean, Fairview, Lewistown and Larry E. Dean, West Fifth Street, Lewistown; a sister, Madaline Hook, Burnham; 10 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by an infant son, Ralph Dean, and a granddaughter, Teresa Simpson, and by two brothers and one sister. Early in life she was employed by American Viscose, and later worked at the Arrow Division of Cluett-Peabody and Company for 13 years. She was a member of Evangel Baptist Church, Lewistown. She was a member of the Brooklyn Hose Company Ladies Auxiliary, the Women of the Moose and the Granville Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hoenstine Funeral Home, Inc., 75 Logan St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Dr. Gregory K. Tyree officiating. Interment will be in Juniata Memorial Park, Lewistown. Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Evangel Baptist Church, 375 W. Fifth St., Lewistown, PA 17044.

Stella M. DeArment
MIFFLIN - Stella M. DeArment, 92, a resident of Locust Grove Retirement Village, Mifflin, and formerly of South Main Street, Lewistown, died at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2000, at Locust Grove. Born April 28, 1908, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of the late James and Anna (Whistler) Lofflin. Her husband, Kenneth K. DeArment, died in 1958. Surviving are: sister, Ruth O'Brien of Parkview, Burnham; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three sons, Kenneth K. DeArment Jr., Donald C. DeArment and Harold E. DeArment; two brothers and three sisters. She was employed at Diehl's Florist for 15 years. She was a member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lewistown. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Heller-Hoenstine Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown. Interment will be in Juniata Memorial Park, with the Rev. Clifford Miller officiating. Friends may call from 10 a.m. to the time of service Friday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to The Salvation Army, 9 S. Dorcas St., Lewistown, PA 17044.

Emma Mae Decker
CENTRE HALL - Emma Mae Decker, 82, of Centre Hall, died Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2000, at Centre Crest in Bellefonte. Born Sept. 20, 1918, in Tusseyville, she was the daughter of the late Franklin P. and Savilla L. (Crater) Floray. Her husband, Ray F. Decker, whom she married Dec. 23, 1939 in Mifflinburg, died Jan. 5, 1983. Surviving are: sons, Harold D. Decker, Reedsville, Donald R. Decker and Alan L. Decker, both of Centre Hall; and a sister, Edith L. Leiser of Eagle Valley Personal Care Home, Milesburg, formerly of Spring Mills. She was preceded in death by three sisters and four brothers. She was a homemaker and for many years took care of the bookkeeping for her husband's business. She attended Calvary Bible Church on the Centre Hall Mountain and enjoyed church services and attending monthly Bible Conferences. She especially enjoyed the Decker family reunion, antiques, dolls, flowers, birds, and reading. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Calvary Bible Church, 600 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Centre Hall, with the Rev. Allan Glass officiating. Entombment will be at Centre County Memorial Park, 1032 Benner Pike, State College. Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the Mark D. Heintzelman Funeral Service, 226 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Centre Hall. Memorial contributions may be made to: the Calvary Bible Church, 600 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Centre Hall, PA 16828.

Mussettia T. Deiss
BELLEVILLE - Mussettia T. Deiss, 89, of Valley View Terrace, Belleville, formerly of Lewistown, died at 9:28 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29, 2000, at Lewistown Hospital. Born July 27, 1911, in Milroy, she was the daughter of the late Samuel A. and Margaret M. (Martz) Taylor. She is survived by a son, Eugene T. Deiss, 8840 Oak Circle, Tampa, Fla. and two grandsons. She graduated from Milroy High School and attended Central Pennsylvania Business School, Harrisburg. She owned and operated Mussettia's in Lewistown from 1954 until retiring in 1980. She was a member of West Kishacoquillas Presbyterian Church, Belleville, where she had served as a deacon. She also served as a trustee at Lewistown Presbyterian Church, served on the advisory board of Juniata Valley Bank, Lewistown Branch, the Lewistown AAA Board of Directors, served as president of the Valley View Villagers, and was a life member and past president of Soroptimist International of Lewistown. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Valley View Haven Chapel, Belleville, with the Rev. Samuel G. Strohm and the Rev. Galen Sharp officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Rock Cemetery, Lewistown. There will be no viewing. Memorial contributions may be made to: Valley View Haven, 4702 E. Main St., Belleville, PA 17004. The Donald E. Baggus Funeral Home, Belleville, is in charge of arrangements.

Thomas E. DeArment
LEWISTOWN - Thomas E. DeArment, 64, of 100 N. Grand St., Lewistown, died at 9:10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 24, 2000, at his residence. Born Aug. 5, 1936, in Lewistown, he was the son of the late Dorothy G. (DeArment) Condol. He is survived by a sister, Darlene Shoenfelt, Magnolia, Ohio and several aunts, nieces and nephews. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Barr Funeral Home, 120 Logan St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Raymond Hill officiating. Interment will be in the Germany Valley Cemetery, Shirleysburg. Friends may call from 1 p.m. until the time of the services Sunday at the funeral home.

Angela Dee DeRita
LEWISTOWN - Angela Dee DeRita, 31, of 240 Sand Rock Road, Lewistown, died at 3:35 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2000, at Hershey Medical Center. Born Oct. 6, 1968, in Lewistown, she was the daughter of Richard W. and Corinne L. (Orbin) DeRita of 640 S. Crawford St., Hummelstown. She is survived by her fiance, Daniel S. Hartley of 240 Sand Rock Road, Lewistown. Also surviving are: her fiance's son, Zachary Hartley, at home; brother and sister, Richard W. DeRita Jr. and Mrs. Robert (Carla) Dill, both of Hummelstown; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Jarrold Orbin of Belleville. She was a graduate of Lock Haven State University, where she received a bachelor of science degree and of Temple University, where she received a master of science in social work. She did social work with the Harrisburg School District, Capital Area Intermediate Unit. She was a member of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, Lewistown and the Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority at Lock Haven. Mass of Christian Burial was held at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, Lewistown, with Rev. Thomas C. Marickovic officiating. Interment was in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Belleville. Memorial contributions may be made to: the Mifflin County Library-children's department, 123 N. Wayne St., Lewistown, PA 17044. The Donald E. Baggus Funeral Home, Belleville, was in charge of arrangements.

Bonnie Lee Detra
THOMPSONTOWN - Bonnie Lee Detra, 46, of Thompsontown RR2 (Locust Run), died Sunday, Aug. 20, 2000, at Reeds Gap, Juniata County. Born April 12, 1954, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of Mary L. (Carruthers) Detra of Thompsontown RR2 and the late William B. "Sonny" Detra. She is survived by a daughter, Angie Walters, Thompsontown RR2; brothers and sister, W. Brad Detra and John W. Detra, both of Thompsontown RR2, and Shirley A. Zeiders, Mifflintown RR3. She was the proprietor of The Bargain Barn, Mifflintown. She was a member of Crawford-Brubaker Post 5863 VFW, Mifflintown and the Mifflintown American Legion Post 298. She attended Locust Run United Methodist Church. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Guss Funeral Home, 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown, with Pastor Barbara Inch officiating. There will be no public viewing.

Emanuel J. Detweiler
MILL CREEK - Emanuel J. Detweiler, 34, of Mill Creek HCR61 Box 624, died at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2000, at Cancer Ward Hospital, Juarez, Mexico. Born Oct. 16, 1966, in Allensville, he was a son of Annie M. (Peachey) and Sam Y. Detweiler Jr. of Allensville. His wife, Elsie B. (Swarey) Detweiler, survives. Also surviving are: children, Rhoda M. Detweiler, Anna N. Detweiler, Sarah E. Detweiler, Melvin L. Detweiler, Emanuel J. Detweiler Jr. and Rebecca I. Detweiler, all at home; brothers and sisters, Uri Detweiler, Lydia Detweiler and Jacob Detweiler, all of Allensville, Sammie Detweiler of Lancaster, and Elizabeth Peachey of Mill Creek. He was owner and operator of Blue Rock Lumber, Mill Creek. He was a member of the Old Order Amish. His funeral service will be held at 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Reuben Detweiler residence, Mill Creek, with Kore Yoder and Shem Swarey officiating. Interment will be in Allensville Amish Mennonite Cemetery. Friends may call Monday evening at the Reuben Detweiler residence. Bohn Funeral Home, Reedville, is in charge of arrangements.

John R. Detwiler
CARLISLE - John R. Detwiler, 55, of 1932 Spring Road, Carlisle, formerly of Lewistown, died Wednesday, July 26, 2000, at Carlisle Hospital. Born Nov. 12, 1944, in Carlisle, he was the son of Helen (Neil) Gibble of Shippensburg and the late Roy Detwiler. His wife of 34 years, Marion R. "Becky" (Crosson) Detwiler of Carlisle, survives. Also surviving are: children, Walter Hockley, Charles A. Winn, and Debra Lee Tolan, all of Carlisle; a brother, Harvey Detwiler, Shippensburg; and six grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Baymiller. He was employed by Cumberland Construction Co., Carlisle and attended the First Church of the Brethren, Carlisle. He was a member of the Eagles 1299, the White Circle Club and the American Legion Post 101, all of Carlisle; a member of the American Legion Post 90 and the VFW Post 7011, both of Lewistown; and a life member of the Brooklyn Hose Co. and the City, Hook and Ladder Fire Co. Lewistown. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, with Pastor Edward L. Poling officiating. Interment will be in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, West Pennsboro Township. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of the services Saturday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to: the Kidney Foundation of Central Pa., 4813 Johnstown Road, Harrisburg, PA 17102.

Esther L. DeVerter
LEWISTOWN - Esther L. DeVerter, 91, a resident of Ohesson Manor Nursing Home, Lewistown, formerly of 110 N. Brown St., Lewistown, died at 2:20 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, 2000, at the nursing home. Born Dec. 13, 1908, in Philadelphia, she was a daughter of the late Edward F. and Helen (Ziegler) Moore. Her husband, Walter A. DeVerter, died Sept. 26, 1980. Surviving are: children, Helen Kline, Doylestown, Mrs. Thomas (Betty) Pasternack, Burr Oak, Mich., Walter F. DeVerter, Enola, and Mrs. Bernard (Barbara) Bratton, 2 King Drive, Lewistown; 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a sister, Virginia McCall. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Lewistown Presbyterian Church and a former member of the Lewistown Music Study Club, and the Republican Women. Services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Bruce A. Hinderliter and Pastor Danny Neff officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Rock Cemetery. Friends may call from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the services Wednesday at the funeral home. There will be no viewing. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Lewistown Presbyterian Church, Third and Brown Street, Lewistown, PA 17044.

Caroline M. Dillman
PORT ROYAL - Caroline M. Dillman, 60, of Port Royal RR3, died Monday, June 5, 2000, at Hershey Medical Center. Born Sept. 4, 1939, in Sunbury, she was the daughter of the late Elwood Solomon and Pauline Mae (Hoffman) Frederick. Her husband, Donald C. Dillman, whom she married Nov. 7, 1991, survives. Also surviving are sisters and brothers, Ruth Roush, Winfield, Betty Reichenbach, Sunbury, Albert Frederick, Independence, Mo., and Elwood Solomon Frederick Jr., Phoenixville. She was a 1959 graduate of Greenwood Joint High School, Millerstown. She worked as a seamstress in various area sewing factories. She was a member of Milton Baptist Temple. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Guss Funeral Home, 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown, with Pastor Archie A. Chappell Jr. officiating. Interment will be in the New Church Hill Cemetery, Port Royal. Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Mildred Dippery
LEWISTOWN - Mildred Dippery, 81, of Ohesson Manor, Lewistown, died at 11:05 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, 2000, at the manor. Born May 18, 1919, in Columbia, she was a daughter of the late Erhart and Ella (Springer) Metzger. Her husband, Glenn J. Dippery, died March 5, 1986. Surviving are: a stepdaughter, Mrs. Darrell (Patricia) Taylor, Strasburg; a brother, Robert Metzger, Columbia; several step-grandchildren and several step-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by three brothers and five sisters. She was a 1936 graduate of Columbia High School, Columbia and a graduate of the Episcopal School of Nursing, Philadelphia. She was a registered nurse and head nurse of pediatrics at the Lewistown Hospital for 28 years, retiring in 1982. She was a member of St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Lewistown. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Laurel Hill Memorial Gardens, Columbia, with the Rev. Dale Moyer officiating. There will be no viewing. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice. Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown, is in charge of arrangements.

Josephine 'Josie' Morrison Dixon
GRANVILLE - Josephine "Josie" Morrison Dixon, 71, a resident of the Malta Home, Granville, died Tuesday, June 6, 2000, at the home, after a long illness. Born Aug. 7, 1928, in Fresno, Calif., she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Mildred Morrison. She is survived by: sisters, Virginia Everhardt, Walbridge, Ohio, Carolyn Widener, Blakely, Ga., and Regis Britton, Hampton, Va.; brothers, Frederick Morrison, Bossier City, La., Donald Morrison and Richard Morrison, both of Hampton, Va. A memorial service was held Tuesday. The Neill Funeral Home, Derry Street, Harrisburg, was in charge of arrangements.

Anna R. Dobson
MILROY - Anna R. Dobson, 76, of 4825 New Lancaster Valley Road, Milroy, died at 7:50 a.m. Monday, Aug. 21, 2000, at her residence. Born Sept. 15, 1923, in Burnham, she was the daughter of the late Thomas M. and Mary F. (Condron) McCartle. Her first husband, Clayton H. W. Lash, died in 1957 and her second husband, James M. Dobson Sr., whom she married June 26, 1975, survives. Also surviving are: children, Charles E. Lash, Mary C. Knepp, and Thomas M. Lash, all of New Lancaster Valley; stepchildren, Mrs. William (Brenda L.) Fisher and Mrs. Herbert (Phyllis J.) Fisher, both of McClure, Mrs. Edward (Mary G.) Davidson, Ash, N.C., Mrs. Robin (Barbara L.) Knepp, Beaver Springs, James M. Dobson Jr., Lewistown, and Martin E. Dobson, New Lancaster Valley; sisters, Kathryn Mattice, Rochester, N.Y., Margaret Wyland, Sebring, Fla., and Dorothy Clark, Yeagertown; 20 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; 17 step-grandchildren and one step-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by a son, Clayton Lee Lash in 1981; a daughter, Carole A. Walter in 1999; four brothers and three sisters. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Bohn Funeral Home, Reedsville, with the Rev. S. Ken Gordon officiating. Interment will be in the New Lancaster Valley Cemetery. Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

George Franklin 'Boops' Dreese
KREAMER - George Franklin "Boops" Dreese, 78, of Kreamer, died at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2000, at the Evangelical Community Hospital, in Lewisburg. Born March 8, 1922, in Washington Township, Snyder County, he was a son of the late Vern and Edna Vedora (Wagner) Dreese. His wife, Gladys L. (Gift) Dreese, whom he married March 22, 1941, survives. Also surviving are: children, Kenneth G. Dreese, Thompsontown RR1, and Mrs. Craig E. (Ruth A.) Zechman, Middleburg RR4; brothers, Harvey Dreese and Eleanor Hornberger, both of Freeburg, Roger Dreese, Dubois, and Dorothy Dauberman, Selinsgrove RR1; seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two daughters, Lorraine Dreese, in infancy and Geraldine Kerlin in 1990; and two brothers, Raymond Dreese and Ralph Dreese. He was educated in the Freeburg Schools. He was a farmer and he retired in 1987 from Penn Lyon Homes, Hummels Wharf, where he was a forklift operator and laborer for six years. Prior to that, he was employed as a laborer for Poleron Homes, Middleburg and Kreamer Feed Company, Kreamer. He also established, owned and operated Dreese's Fruit Farm in Freeburg from 1944-1970. He was a member of St. Peter Lutheran Church, Freeburg and a life member of the Freeburg Volunteer Fire Company; the Kreamer Sportsmans Association; and the Kreamer Fire Company. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the St. Lutheran Church, Freeburg, with the Rev. Timothy W. Bingman officiating. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Freeburg. Family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Thursday at the George P. Garman Funeral Home, Mount Pleasant Mills. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Lutheran Church, Memorial Fund, c/o Miss Eleanor Springman, Financial Secretary, PO Box 125, Freeburg, PA 17827.

Gladys Kearns Dressler
MAUI, HAWAII - Gladys Kearns Dressler, 79, of Haiku, Hawaii, formerly of Lewistown, died Friday, Aug. 18, 2000, at Hale Makua Nursing Home in Maui, Hawaii. Born Dec. 31, 1920, in Burnham, she was a daughter of the late G. Edwin and Ruth (Mertz) Kearns. Her first husband, Paul Hummel, and her second husband, Grant Dressler, both preceded her in death. Surviving are: a daughter, Patricia Hummel, Haiku, Hawaii; and sisters, Dorothy Stenchever, Brooksville, Fla. and Mary Kearns Mandry, Lee's Summit, Mo. She was preceded in death by a son, Neil Edwin Hummel, and by a sister, Jean Kearns McNitt. She was a graduate of Yeagertown High School and of Central Pennsylvania Business College, Harrisburg. She had worked for the past 13 years as a bookkeeper at Doris Todd Memorial Christian School in Hawaii. While living in Lewistown, she worked as a bookkeeper at Standard Steel, Burnham, and for the Ford Motor Company. She was a missionary for 13 years with the Berean Mission Inc. of Maui, Hawaii. She was cremated and a memorial service was held in Maui. Her remains will later be returned to Pennsylvania for burial. The Ballard Family Mortuary in Hawaii is in charge of arrangements.

Herman G. Dressler
MOUNT PLEASANT MILLS - Herman G. Dressler, 86, of 22 Long View Drive, Bloomsburg, formerly of Mount Pleasant Mills RR2, died at 8:35 a.m. Thursday, June 1, 2000, at the home of his daughter in Bloomsburg. Born June 7, 1913, in Juniata County, he was a son of the late William M. and Sarah L. (Kerstetter) Dressler. His wife, Cora A. (Troup) Dressler, whom he married July 28, 1934, died Jan. 5, 2000. Surviving are: children, Wayne E. Dressler, Thompsontown, Mrs. Terrance (Irene L.) Klock, Bloomsburg, and Nancy E. Stroup, McAlisterville; brother and sisters, Elwood Dressler, Mrs. Harvey (Mildred) Dreese, Mrs. Harold (Ann A.) Arbogast, all of Freeburg, Mrs. John (Betty) Stevenson, Mechanicsburg, Mrs. Bruce (Pauline) Gemberling and Wilma Kinney, both of Northumberland, and Nora Shaffer Ramer, Selinsgrove; 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Timothy Stroup, on Aug. 11, 1983; a great-grandson, Zachary Maneval, in 1998; and five brothers, Grant, Walter, Elmer, John and Ray Dressler. He was educated in Leisters Grammar School House, Buckwheat Valley, Snyder County. He was employed by the Selinsgrove Center for a short period of time and was a farmer, raising potatoes for the state of Pennsylvania. He was a member of Aline United Methodist Church, Mount Pleasant Mills RR1 and attended Light Street United Methodist Church, Light Street, Bloomsburg. He was a member of the Pennsylvania Farmers Association and the Freemont Volunteer Fire Company. He enjoyed farming, gardening and picking apples. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Emmanuel United Methodist Church, Mount Pleasant Mills, with Pastor James E. Lewis officiating. Interment will be in Aline United Methodist Cemetery, Mount Pleasant Mills. Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. Saturday at the George P. Garman Funeral Home, Mount Pleasant Mills. Memorial contributions may be made to the Building Fund of the Aline United Methodist Church, PO Box 15, Mount Pleasant Mills, PA 17853.

Robert D. Druckemiller
SUN CITY WEST, Ariz. - Robert D. Druckemiller, 80, of Sun City West, Ariz., died Tuesday, May 23, 2000, in Sun City West, Ariz. Born Jan. 24, 1920, in Lewistown, he was the son of the late David C. and Margaret (Miller) Druckemiller. His wife, Barbara (Deihl) Druckemiller of Sun City West, Ariz., survives. He is also survived by a daughter, Teri Devan of Clinton, N.Y. and two grandchildren. He attended Mifflin County schools and graduated from Lewistown High School. He was a United States Air Force veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict. He was a purchasing agent for New York Airways. He was a 32nd Degree Mason at the Sun City West Masonic Lodge, Arizona. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Clifford Miller officiating. Interment was in Mt. Rock Cemetery.

Dorothy M. 'Dot' Dunn
MIFFLINTOWN - Dorothy M. "Dot" Dunn, 70, of Mifflintown RR4, died at 8:45 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13, 2000, at her residence. Born Sept. 18, 1930, in Tuscarora, Juniata County, she was a daughter of the late Howard F. and Sara V. (Hockenberry) Snyder. Her husband, Raymond W. "Chew" Dunn Jr., died July 1, 2000. She is survived by a son, Raymond W. "Scotty" Dunn III, Mifflintown RR5; a brother, Penn H. Snyder, Mifflintown RR3; two sisters, Mary Portzline, Mifflintown and Betty Fultz, Mifflin; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Harry Snyder, John Snyder and Robert Snyder. In earlier life, she had worked at the Rug Mill, Port Royal and worked as a private housekeeper. She was also employed at the Bargain Barn, Mifflintown. Her hobbies included square dancing and crocheting. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Brown Funeral Home, 100 Bridge Street, Mifflintown, with the Rev. James A. Neimond officiating. Interment will be in the New Church Hill Cemetery, Port Royal RR2. Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 26 North Brown St., Lewistown, PA 17044 or to the American Heart Association, HC-63, Box 30, Mifflintown, PA 17059.

Raymond W. 'Chew' Dunn Jr.
MIFFLINTOWN - Raymond W. "Chew" Dunn Jr., 71, of Mifflintown RR4, died at 4:10 a.m. Saturday, July 1, 2000, at his residence. Born April 8, 1929, in Port Royal, he was the son of the late Raymond W. and Mary I. (Cupp) Dunn Sr. His wife, Dorothy M. (Snyder) Dunn, whom he married Sept. 18, 1949, survives. Also surviving are: a son, Raymond W. "Scotty" Dunn III, Mifflintown RR5; a brother, Richard E. Dunn, Clifton Park, N.Y.; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Ronald Dunn. He was a 1947 graduate of Tuscarora Valley High School, Port Royal. He was the owner and operator of Dunn's Welding Supply, Mifflintown RR4. He was Lutheran by faith. He was a life member of the Mifflintown Hose Co. No. 1, the Mifflin Fire Co. No. 2, and the Juniata County Fire Police Association. He was also a member of the Pennsylvania Fire Police Association and the Juniata River Stamp Club. He was an avid hunter and his hobbies included stamp collecting, woodworking, and working in his yard. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Brown Funeral Home, 100 Bridge St., Mifflintown, with the Rev. James A. Neimond officiating. Interment will be in the New Church Hill Cemetery, Port Royal RR2. Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to: the American Cancer Society, PO Box 551, Lewistown, PA 17044.

Joseph Charles Duvall
PORT ONE, Fla. - Joseph Charles Duvall, 47, of 191 Loquat Lane, Port One, Fla. died Monday, Dec. 25, 2000, at the Ormond Beach Hospital, Ormand Beach, Fla., of natural causes. Born Feb. 27, 1953, in Shirley Township, Huntingdon County, he was the son of Florence Lorraine (Foor) Duvall of Mount Union and the late Lee Duvall. He is survived by a companion with whom he resided, Louann Speare. Also surviving are: children, Richard L. "Rusty" Duvall and Crystal D. Duvall, both of Mount Union RR1, Joseph "Joey" Duvall and Thomas "Tommie" Duvall, both of Allensville; brother and sisters, Mary Laird and Peg Duvall, both of Huntingdon, Julia Lemin, Mount Union, Doris Bowers, Daytona Beach, Fla., Gladys Darlene Brown, Breezewood, Bill Duvall, Shade Gap, and Mike Duvall, Greencastle; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister, Susan Haggle. He served with the United States Marines. He was formerly employed by Bleyer Industry Inc., Mount Union. He was of the Pentecostal faith. A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Sugar Run Church of the Brethren, Mount Union RR1, with the Rev. James Hullihen and the Rev. Gordon Ross officiating. There will be no viewing. Memorial contributions may be made to: the American Heart Association, Huntingdon, PA 16652. The Robert D. Heath Funeral Home, Mount Union, is in charge of arrangements.


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