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Earl F. 'Brother' Hack Jr.
PORT ROYAL - Earl F. "Brother" Hack Jr., 75, of Port Royal RR2, (Academia) died Friday, Dec. 22, 2000, at his home. Born August 21, 1925, in Walker Township, Juniata County, he was the son of the late Earl F. and Jean M. (McBurney) Hack, Sr. Surviving are: children, Earl F. Hack, III, Bradenton, Fla. and Beth Blade, Cheyenne, Wyoming; brother and sisters, Robert G. Hack, Mifflintown RR3, Catherine H. Smith, Mechanicsburg, Betty H. Barton, Mifflintown RR5; three grandsons and one great-granddaughter. He was a 1943 graduate of Juniata Joint High School, Mifflintown. He was a graduate of Holy Cross University and received his Master's Degree from the University of Miami, Fla. He was a member of the Mexico Presbyterian Church, Mexico. He retired with 23 years of service as a math teacher from the Dade County School District, Florida. He was a U.S. Naval Veteran of WWII where he served on the USS Maddox, and also served in the Korean Conflict. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at the Mexico Presbyterian Church, Mexico, with the Rev. James Cranston officiating. Burial will be in the Adams Cemetary, Mifflintown RR4. The Juniata County Veterans Council will provide full military burial honors. There will be no viewing; however the family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. Wednesday until the time of service at the church. Brown Funeral Home, 100 Bridge Street, Mifflintown is in charge of the arrangements.

Evelyn E. Hackenberry
LEWISTOWN - Evelyn E. Hackenberry, 78, of 324 N. Walnut St., Lewistown, died at 12:02 a.m. Friday, July 28, 2000, at Beverly Healthcare-William Penn, 163 Summit Drive, Lewistown. Born Jan. 29, 1922, in Castanea, she was a daughter of the late Floyd F. Shook and Norma E. (Young) Prough, and a step-father, the late George E. Prough. Her husband, Leroy O. Hackenberry, preceded her in death Dec. 9, 1990. Surviving are: a son, David L. Hackenberry of Florida; a brother, the Rev. Floyd F. Shook Jr., Columbus, Ohio; half-brothers, Robert E. Prough, Centre Hall, and James F. Prough, Lock Haven; and a grandson. She was a homemaker. She attended Evangelders at Evangel Baptist Church, Lewistown. A service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Hoenstine Funeral Home, Inc., 75 Logan St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Jacob T. Traxler officiating. Interment will be in Juniata Memorial Park, Lewistown. Friends may call from 1 p.m. until the time of services Sunday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Beverly Healthcare-William Penn, 163 Summit Drive, Lewistown, PA 17044.

Charles W. Hackett
LEWISTOWN - Charles W. Hackett, 74, a resident of the Malta Home for the Aging, Granville, formerly of 184 N. River Road, Lewistown, died at 3:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 24, 2000, at the Malta Home. Born April 13, 1926, in Belleville, he was a son of the late Gilbert and Viola (Henninger) Hackett. His first wife, Helen (Griffith) Hackett, preceded him in death; his second wife, Dorothy (Royer) Stong, survives. Also surviving are: stepchildren, Harry J. Stong, Lewistown and Mona Zyonoski, McClure; brothers and sisters, William D. Hackett, Lumberton, NC, Frank R. Hackett and Helen Lyter, both of Belleville, and Mary V. Wagner, Dry Valley Road, Lewistown. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Robert Hackett and Fay Hackett, and a sister, Marion Dovci. He was a United States Navy veteran of World War II. He was employed as a custodian for the Social Security Administration Building. He was a member of Saint John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lewistown. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Gerald A. Krum officiating. Interment will be private. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of services Tuesday at the funeral home. Military rites will be conducted by VFW Post 7011, Lewistown. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 2001 N. Front St., Harrisburg, PA 17102.

Violet E. Hackett
LEWISTOWN - Violet E. Hackett, 80, of Valley View Haven, Belleville, formerly of Lewistown, died at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, 2000, at Valley View Haven. Born Feb. 29, 1920 in Reedsville, she was a daughter of the late Fannie (Stoner) and Samuel T. Alexander. Her husband Robert Earl Hackett preceded her in death on June 29, 1985. Surviving are: children, Mrs. Douglas (Betty) Stuck, Belleville, Jeannette Sheaffer, Enola, Mrs. Blaine (Jackie) Narehood, Longfellow, Samuel Hackett, McClure and Robert E. Hackett Jr., Florida; a brother, Marvin Jack Alexander, Lewistown; 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Peggy Jean, and by a grandson, Bret Samuel Sheaffer. She retired in 1985 after being a shipping clerk for J.P. Stevens in Lumberton, NC. She was a member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lewistown. Her funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Valley View Chapel, Belleville with the Rev. Galen Sharp officiating. Interment will be in the Gardens of Faith Cemetery, Lumberton, NC. There will be no viewing. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Valley View Haven, 4702 E. Main St., Belleville, PA 17004. Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Vivian Ethel Hamor
MELBOURNE, Fla. - Vivian Ethel Hamor, 79, of 2880 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne, Fla., died Monday, May 29, 2000, at Holmes Regional Medical Center, Melbourne, Fla. Born March 5, 1921, in McAlisterville, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Lulu G. (Spitler) Newman. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Thomas Hamor, in 1967 Surviving are: children, Jim Hamor, Indialantic, Fla., Curt Hamor, West Melbourne, Fla., Cheri Pashegoba, Murphy, N.C., and Sandy Hamor, Melbourne, Fla.; brothers and sisters, Eugene, Beatrice, Maxine, Vernin, Romane and Arden; 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. She was a homemaker. Private cremation was held at South Brevard Funeral Home, 1001 S. Hickory St., Melbourne, Fla.

Donald W. Hannon
YORK - Donald W. Hannon, 68, of 1303 Popular St., York, died at 11:21 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2000, at York Hospital. Born Dec. 12, 1932, in Lewistown, he was a son of the late Herbert Sr. and Stella (Shingler) Hannon. He is survived by a companion, Patricia Senft. Also surviving are: two children; brothers and sister, Herbert E. Hannon Jr., and Ronald E. Hannon, both of York and Mrs. George (June) Decker, Bellefonte. He was preceded in death by two brothers. He served in the United States Army. He was a machinist for PMC in Ohio. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Barr Funeral Home, 120 Logan St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Ronald E. Berrus officiating. Interment will be in Lind Memorial Cemetery, Lewistown. Friends may call from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services Saturday at the funeral home.

Archie William Harpster
HUNTINGDON - Archie William Harpster, 86, of Huntingdon RR2, died at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2000, at Ohesson Manor, Lewistown. Born Sept. 13, 1914, in Burnham, he was the son of the late Walter H. and Lucy (Thomas) Harpster. His wife, Florence (Wilson) Harpster, whom he married July 8, 1939, survives. Also surviving are: a son, Walter L. Harpster, 4822 Old Stage Road, McClure; sisters and brothers, Marian Treaster and Glen Harpster, both of Lewistown, Esther Wheeler, Camp Hill, and Thomas Harpster, Burnham; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Max Harpster. He was an assistant sales manager at Standard Steel, retiring in 1974 with 43 years of service. He was a member of Park View Church of the Brethren; a former scout master of Troop 8, Burnham; member and past president of the McAlevy's Fort Civic Club. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Park View Church of the Brethren, Parcheytown Road, Lewistown, with the Rev. Kenneth Wagner and the Rev. Ralph Wilson officiating. Interment will be in Birch Hill Cemetery. Friends may call 7-9 p.m. today at the Baggus Funeral Home, 3813 W. Main St., Belleville or from 10 a.m. until the time of the service Friday at the church. Family will provide all funeral flowers, but memorial contributions may be made to Park View Church of the Brethren, c/o Isabelle Snyder, 1900 Valley View Ave., Lewistown, PA 17044 or Hospice: The Bridge, 1126 W. Fourth St., Lewistown, PA 17044.

Esther E. Harshbarger
MCVEYTOWN - Esther E. Harshbarger, 80, of Meadowview Manor, McVeytown, formerly of Newton Hamilton, died at 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2000, at Altoona Hospital. Born Nov. 25, 1919, in Mapleton Depot, she was the daughter of the late Moses F. and L. Ruth (Williams) Moist. Her husband, Bruce D. Harshbarger, whom she married Aug. 16, 1944, died Dec. 10, 1973. Surviving are: a son, Ronald B. Harshbarger, Ryde; four brothers, Chester F. Moist, Mount Union RR, James E. Moist, Tyrone RR, Lester R. Moist, Elizabethtown, and Moses F. Moist, Mapleton Depot; three granddaughters, three great-grandsons and three great-granddaughters. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles F. Moist and John E. Moist, and an infant sister, Margaret Jane Moist. She was employed at Owens Corning Fiberglass, Huntingdon, retiring in 1972 with 21 years of service. She was a member of the Newton Hamilton United Methodist Church. She enjoyed working word puzzles. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Harshbarger Funeral Home, 3 South Market St., McVeytown, with Pastor Phyllis Hunter officiating. Interment will be in the Newton Hamilton Cemetery. Family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Saturday and from 1 p.m. until the time of the services Sunday at the funeral home.

Freeda I. Harshbarger
GRANVILLE - Freeda I. Harshbarger, 88, of the Malta Home, Granville, formerly of Ryde, died at 2:42 p.m.Sunday, July 30, 2000, at Lewistown Hospital. Born Jan. 8, 1912 in Ryde, she was a daughter of the late Edward A. and Susan (Jenkins) Harshbarger. Surviving are: a nephew, whom she raised, Clair Shawver, and a number of other nieces and nephews. She was the last of her immediate family, having been preceded in death by a brother, Albert Harshbarger, and three sisters, Lorma Kritzer, Gladys Hess and Viola Beard. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Ryde United Methodist Church. She enjoyed singing, hunting and fishing. A service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Ryde United Methodist Church, with Pastor Phyllis Hunter officiating. Interment will be in Ryde Cemetery, McVeytown RD. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of service Wednesday, at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Ryde United Methodist Church Building Fund, c/o Pastor Phyllis Hunter, PO Box 337, Newton Hamilton, PA 17075. Harshbarger Funeral Home, 3 S. Market St., McVeytown, is in charge of arrangements.

Phyllis J. 'Phyl' Harshbarger
MCVEYTOWN - Phyllis J. "Phyl" Harshbarger, 71, of 247 Ryde Road, McVeytown, died at 9:10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 4, 2000, at the Huntingdon Manor, Huntingdon. Born Nov. 4, 1929, in Oliver Township, Mifflin County, she was the daughter of the late Robert Roy and Rosa Ethel (Kimberly) Foust. Her husband, Clarence E. "Ducky" Harshbarger, whom she married Sept. 17, 1947, survives. Also surviving are: children, Richard L. Harshbarger, Newton Hamilton, Marlene J. Tennis, Mountville, Mrs. Calvin J. (Darlene) Moist, Ryde Road, McVeytown, Dennis R. Harshbarger and Mrs. Rodger (Julia L.) Dunmire, both of Mount Union; brothers, Wilbur K. Foust, Ohio, Marshall R. Foust and James R. Foust, both of McVeytown RR1, and Robert L. Foust, Ferguson Valley Road, Lewistown; 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three grandchildren and brothers and sisters, Melba James, Lester A. Foust, Fay Buchanan, and Ruth Foust. She attended Rothrock High School, McVeytown. She was a homemaker and Protestant by faith. She was a member of the Juniata Association for the Blind. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Robert D. Heath Funeral Home, Mount Union, with the Rev. Stephen Motter officiating. Interment will be in Pleasant View Cemetery, Mattawana. Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m. until the time of the services Thursday at the funeral home.

Ronald B. Harshbarger
RYDE - Ronald B. Harshbarger, 54, of SR 103 S., Ryde, died at 12:55 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, 2000, at his home. Born Aug. 15, 1946, in Lewistown, he was a son of the late Bruce D. and Esther E. (Moist) Harshbarger. His wife, Donna K. (Parsons) Harshbarger, whom he married July 1, 1967, survives. Also surviving are: three daughters, Mrs. Fred (Tammy) Jury and Mrs. Kenny (Bonnie) Knable, both of Newton Hamilton, and Mrs. Danny (Patricia) Snyder, Mifflintown; three granddaughters and three grandsons. He was a 1964 graduate of Captain Jack High School, Mount Union. He was a group leader at Marlette Homes, Lewistown, from 1964 to 1980 and was currently employed in the HPC Assembly Department of FCI Electronics, Mount Union. He was a member of the Ryde United Methodist Church; the McVeytown Lodge 376 F&AM; the Valley of Harrisburg Consistory; and the Tall Cedars of Lebanon Forest 88, Mifflintown. He was a former member of the Newton-Wayne Lions Club and both the Newton-Wayne and Mapleton Sportsmen's Clubs. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed hunting at the Big Rock Annex Hunting Camp, Ryde. Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Harshbarger Funeral Home, 3 S. Market St., McVeytown, with Pastor Phyllis Hunter officiating. Interment will be in Ryde Cemetery. Family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home, where Masonic services will be conducted by the McVeytown Lodge 376 F&AM. Memorial contributions my be made to: Sun Home Hospice, 2 Hudson Ave., Lewistown, PA 17044.

Jeanne K. Hartman
LEWISTOWN - Jeanne K. Hartman, 85, of Hickory Hollow, Lewistown, died at 7 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2000, at her residence. Born Feb. 15, 1915, in Huntingdon, she was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Earl Brenneman. Surviving are: children, Marshall L. Hartman, Patricia J. Taylor, V. Michael Hartman, and Cindy Glick, all of Lewistown; a sister, Helen K. Woolheater, Seattle, Wash.; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She was former owner of Dependable Dry Cleaners and was office manager at Van's Motors for 40 years. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. There will be no public viewing. Family will provide all flowers, but memorial contributions may be made to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, RR1, Centre Hall, PA 16828. Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown, is in charge of arrangements.

Omah B. Hartman
MEADVILLE - Omah B. Hartman, 92, of Wesbury United Methodist Retirement Community, formerly of 661 N. Morgan St., Meadville, died Sunday, Oct. 29, 2000, at Meadville Medical Center. Born Sept. 28, 1908, in Milroy, he was a son of the late Frank and Emma (Linthurst) Hartman. His wife, Imogene (Hofmann) Hartman, whom he married Sept. 16, 1935, died March 27, 1986. Surviving are: two daughters, Mrs. David (Marilyn) Bowser, Meadville, and Mrs. Jerry (Bonnie) Pryber, Erie; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Lawrence and Howard Hartman; and two sisters, Frances Fink and Grace Mateer. He was a 1923 graduate of Yeagertown High School where he participated in numerous sports , and was considered an outstanding athlete. He retired as a foreman of the American Viscose Plant, Meadville, after 45 years of service. He was an active member of Stone United Methodist Church for more than 50 years and participated in its Men's Bible Class and served on various committees. He was also active with the Boy Scout program for many years; enjoyed bowling; had served as a Republican committeeman; had been a volunteer at Wesbury United Methodist Retirement Community; and had been a caregiver to many people over the years. Services were held at the Robert W. Waid Funeral Home Inc., 581 Chestnut St., Meadville, with the Rev. Paul R. Borneman Jr. officiating. Interment was in Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Meadville. Memorial contributions may be made to Stone United Methodist Church, 956 S. Main St., Meadville, PA 16335 or to charity of one's choice.

Clark B. 'Punch' Hartsock
UPPER DARBY - Clark B. "Punch" Hartsock, 86, of Upper Darby, died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2000, at his residence. Born April 1, 1914, in Lewistown, he was the son of the late Walter and Bertha Hartsock. His wife, June (Eisenhart) Hartsock, whom he married in 1941, survives. Also surviving are: a son, Bruce Hartsock, Upper Darby; two sisters, Betty and Louise; three grandchildren and one great-grandson. He served in the United States Army for four years. He worked for 30 years at Boeing Vertol in Springfield, Delaware County. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the New Spirit Community Presbyterian Church, 58th & Chester Avenue, Philadelphia. Interment will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to: the New Spirit Community Presbyterian Church, 58th & Chester Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19143. The Stuard Funeral Home, Ardmore, is in charge of arrangements.

Leroy J. Hartzler
BELLEVILLE - Leroy J. Hartzler, 90, a resident of Valley View Haven, Belleville, formerly of Belleville, died at 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22, 2000, at Valley View. Born July 26, 1910, in Belleville, he was the son of the late Thomas B. and Bertha (Stolzfus) Hartzler. His wife, Sadie (Kauffman) Hartzler, whom he married Sept. 2, 1934, died April 6, 1977. Surviving are: children, Lee M. Hartzler, Belleville, Kenneth J. Hartzler, Newton, Kan., and Mrs. Frank (Kathy) Chambers, Lewistown; a sister, Mrs. Paul (Cora) Yoder, Belleville; eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Lester Hartzler on April 3, 1989; a sister, Mrs. Lester (Amanda) Zook; and brothers, Jesse Hartzler, Thomas Hartzler, Raymond Hartzler, Paul Hartzler, and Jefferson Hartzler. He was a dairy farmer and a truck driver for D.K. Hostetler. He was a member of Locust Grove Mennonite Church and the Senior Men's Sunday School Class. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Locust Grove Mennonite Church, with the Rev. Max Hook and the Rev. Erie Renno officiating. Interment will be in Locust Grove Cemetery. Friends may call 6:30-9 p.m. today at the Donald E. Baggus Funeral Home, Belleville and from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the services Tuesday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to: Valley View Haven, 4702 E. Main St., Belleville, PA 17004 or to Locust Grove Mennonite Church, 3358 W. Main St., Belleville, PA 17004.

Martin S. Hartzler
MILL CREEK - Martin S. Hartzler, 79, of HCR 61 Mill Creek, died at 3:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 24, 2000, at Altoona Hospital. Born Jan. 8, 1921, in Belleville RR, he was the son of the late Urie D. and Mary E. "Mamie" (King) Hartzler. His wife, Sadie E. (Kauffman) Hartzler, whom he married May 11, 1947, survives. Also surviving are: a foster son, Ronald Ritz, Somerset RR4; a sister, Mrs. Glen (Alta) Hartzler, 26 Applehouse Road, Belleville; foster sisters, Mrs. Crist (Rhoda) Peachey, 10 Amber Drive, Reedsville and Lorene Kauffman, Spring Mills RR. He was preceded in death by two infant sisters, Ada and a stillborn; and two infant brothers. He was a farmer and retired in 1967. He also worked as a construction laborer for APM, Allensville and was a taxi driver. He was a member of the Allensville Mennonite Church and the Senior Men's Golden Age Sunday School Class. He also taught Sunday school at Otelia Mennonite Church, Mount Union RR, was a former member of the Big Valley Men's Chorus, and served in C.P.S. during World War II. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Allensville Mennonite Church, Allensville, with the Rev. Philip Barr and the Rev. Paul Bender officiating. Interment will be in the Allensville Mennonite Cemetery. Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the Donald E. Baggus Funeral Home, Belleville. Memorial contributions may be made to: the Allensville Mennonite Church, PO Box 35, Allensville, PA 17002.

Randall C. Hassinger
MECHANICSBURG - Randall C. Hassinger, 70, of 114 North Washington St., Mechanicsburg, died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2000, at his home. Born Oct. 5, 1929, in Belleville, he was the son of the late Samuel and Beulah (Shank) Hassinger. His wife, Margaret "Peg" (Stuck) Hassinger, whom he married June 10, 1950, survives. Also surviving are: sons, Rex C. Hassinger, New York City, Kirk R. Hassinger and Todd B. Hassinger, both of Mechanicsburg; brother, Samuel B. Hassinger, Belleville; six grandchildren; three step-grandchildren and three step-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Miles and Therman Hassinger. He served in the United States Army in Japan. He was the retired owner of Hassinger & Company, Mechanicsburg. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Mechanicburg, the Mechanicsburg Club, the American Legion 109, and the Middletown VFW 1620. He was also a former member of the Mechanicsburg School Board. Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at the First United Methodist Church, Mechanicsburg, with the Rev. Donald Ciampa, the Rev. Richard Williams and the Rev. Wendell Junkins of officiating. Interment will be at the convenience of the family. Friends may call from 2 p.m. until the time of the services Sunday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to: the First United Methodist Church, 51 West Simpson St., Mechanicsburg, PA 17055 or to Hospice of Central PA, Box 266, Enola, PA 17025. The Gibson-Hollinger Funeral Home Inc., 501 N. Baltimore Ave., Mt. Holly Springs, is in charge of arrangements.

Jean E. Hawke
MCVEYTOWN - Jean E. Hawke, 76, of the Rothrock School Apartments, West Holiday Street, McVeytown, formerly of Lewistown, died at 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22, 2000, at her home. Born Sept. 6, 1924, in Lewistown, she was the daughter of the late Charles P. and Blanche (Buchanan) Hawke. Surviving are: children, Mrs. Edgar (Cindy) Porch, Lewistown RR2, Mrs. Kit (Patricia) Elliot, Mount Pleasant, Michael S. Rhoades, Yeagertown, and Richard L. Rhoades, McVeytown; four half sisters; two half brothers; 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Early in life, she was employed as a cook at Cargill's Restaurant and Tony's Cottage Inn, both of Lewistown. She was also an in-home cook and aide, and provided dom-care in her home for many years. She attended the Lewistown Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, Juniata Terrace. She was a member of the Granville Fire Company auxiliary and served as secretary for 12 years for the Salvation Army Home League. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Harshbarger Funeral Home, McVeytown, with the Rev. Donald E. Peters Jr. officiating. Interment will be in Juniata Memorial Park, Lewistown. Family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to: the Granville Fire Company, PO Box 5, Granville, PA 17029.

Enoch Bernard Haywood
BERKELEY SPRINGS, WV - Enoch Bernard Haywood, 83, of Berkeley Springs, WV, died Thursday, Oct. 19, 2000, at his home. Born Jan. 27, 1917, in Hawk Run, he was the son of the late Enoch and Sarah Mae (Wilson) Haywood. His wife of 52 years, Betty Jean (Spaide) Haywood, survives. Also surviving are: children, Lucinda Ann Wojtkowiak, Berkeley Springs, WV and Thomas David Haywood, Raleigh, NC; sisters, Mabel Stafford, Woodstown, NJ and Mildred Kreps, Williamsport, MD; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister and five brothers, Mary Haywood, Albert Haywood, Alec Haywood, Edward Haywood, Clair Haywood, and Norman Haywood. He was a 1935 graduate of Phillipsburg High School. He was a U. S. Air Force veteran of World War II. He retired in 1982, after 21 years of service as a clerk with the Pennsylvania Glass Sand Corporation, Berkeley Springs, WV. He was a member of the Alderton-Dawson American Legion Post 60, Berkeley Springs, WV and a member and Elder Emeritus of Berkeley Springs Presbyterian Church. He was an avid fisherman and also enjoyed baseball and golf. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Berkeley Springs Presbyterian Church, 206 S. Mercer St., Berkeley Springs, WV, with the Rev. Robert S. Osborne officiating. Private interment will be in Church Hill Cemetery, Reedsville. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: the Berkeley Springs Presbyterian Church, 206 S. Mercer St., Berkeley Springs, WV 25411. The Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, 306 Union St., Berkeley Springs, WV is in charge of arrangements.

Pearl V. Heckert
NEW BLOOMFIELD - Pearl V. Heckert, 75, of Perry Village, New Bloomfield, formerly of Honoman House, Thompsontown, died Monday, Dec. 18, 2000, at the village. Born July 17, 1925, in Schuykill County, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Jenny (Boyer) Schoffstall. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard O. Heckert. Surviving are: children, Howard Heckert and Barbara King, both of Duncannon, Catherine Barner, Newport, Jenny Heldreth, North Benton, Ohio, and Mary Gardner, Lewistown; two brothers, Lyman Schoffstall and William Schoffstall, both of Harrisburg; stepsisters and stepbrothers, Kenneth Brooker, Middletown, Edwin Schoffstall, Ohio, Genevieve Kuntz and Winifred Keefer, both of Dauphin; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; 20 step-great-grandchildren and one step-great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by a great-grandson, Tyler Swartz. She was a homemaker and a member of Second United Church of Christ, Harrisburg. She enjoyed crafts, crocheting, sewing and ceramics. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the Smith Funeral Home, 325 N. High St., Duncannon, with the Rev. William Fetrow officiating. Interment will be in Riverview Cemetery, Millerstown. Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Susanne Louise Heckler
BURNHAM - Susanne Louise Heckler, 46, of 630 E. Freedom Ave., Burnham, died of natural causes Friday, Sept. 15, 2000, at her residence. Born July 21, 1954, at Ashland State General Hospital, she was a daughter of the Helen (Williams) Mensch of Aristes, and the late George E. Mensch Sr. Also surviving are: children, Elise Heckler and Dylan Heckler, both at home; a brother and a sister, George E. Mensch Jr., Aristes, and Barbara Gray, New Bloomfield; and several nieces. She lived in Aristes until moving to Burnham in 1980. She was a 1972 graduate of North Schuylkill High School, and she attended Susquehanna University and the West Reading Hospital School of Radiology. She worked as a radiologist at Lewistown Hospital, where she was coordinator of business development of imaging services. She was a member of Holy Communion Lutheran church, Yeagertown, where she was a member of the choir and the bell choir and served as a replacement organ player. She was a member of the American Society of Radiological Technologists and the AHRA Hospital Administrators. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the C. J. Lucas Funeral Home Inc., 27 N. Vine St., Mount Carmel, with the Rev. John Ashbaugh officiating. Interment will be in Zion Cemetery, Aristes. Friends may call 6-9 p.m. Monday and from 8:30 a.m. until the time of services Tuesday at the funeral home.

John T. Heckman
MIFFLIN - John T. Heckman, 81, of Locust Grove Retirement Village, Mifflin, died at 8:15 p.m. Saturday, July 22, 2000 at the village, where he had been a resident for 20 years. Born May 5, 1919, in McAlisterville, he was the son of the late John F. and Amanda (Brubaker) Heckman. He is survived by a sister, Margaret Glick, Belleville and 11 nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, Roy Heckman and two sisters, Esther Herr and Mary F. Heckman. He attended Liberty Grammar School, McAlisterville. He had attended Delaware Mennonite Church, Thompsontown RR1 and the Lost Creek Mennonite Church, Mifflintown RR2. The viewing and funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Ronald C. Sheaffer Funeral Home, 16 Westfall St., McAlisterville, with Pastor Orval C. Graybill officiating. Interment will follow in the Lost Creek Mennonite Cemetery, Mifflintown RR2. Memorial contributions may be made to: the Crossroads Mennonite Church, c/o Tim Lauver, HCR 63 Box 93, Mifflintown, PA 17059.

Mabel E. Heister
LEWISTOWN - Mabel E. Heister, 91, formerly of 94 Logan St., Lewistown, died at 2:45 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 1, 2000, at Beverly Healthcare-William Penn. Born April 16, 1909, in Burnham, she was the daughter of the late John W. and Jessie Lee (Goddard) Everly. Her husband, Southard L. Heister, died December 1968. She is survived by four grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandsons. She was the last of her immediate family, having been preceded in death by five brothers, three sisters; and a son, Charles E. Keefer. She was a homemaker and early in life, she worked at the American Viscose. She was a life member of the Women of the Moose Lodge 143, Lewistown and the Brooklyn Hose Co. Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Bernard Carpenter officiating. Interment will be in the Vira Methodist Cemetery. Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to: Mooseheart International, Finance Dept. Mooseheart, Il, 60539-1172.

Ronald D. Helwig
OAKLAND MILLS - Ronald D. Helwig, 63, of Oakland Mills, died at 2:13 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 24, 2000, at his home. Born April 8, 1937, in McAlisterville, he was the son of Julia (Varner) Helwig, McAlisterville RR1 and the late Russell D. Helwig. His wife, Nancy (Bordner) Helwig, Oakland Mills, whom he married Feb. 21, 1959, survives. Also surviving are: children, Daniel Helwig, Elizabethtown, John Helwig, Northumberland, Mrs. Tom (Tammy) Trautz, Sandown, NH, Mrs. Mark (Wendy) Mattocks, Mifflinburg; brothers and sisters, Samuel Helwig, Thompsontown, Rodney Helwig, Millerstown, Shirley Soder, McAlisterville RR1, Gail Barnes, Newport, Glenda Helwig, McClure, Judith Harling and Sharon Lehman, both of Mifflintown, Nancy Rodgers, Lewistown, Roxie Portzline, McAlisterville,Victoria Selvoski, Carlisle; and seven grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Christopher Dale Helwig, in 1963. He graduated from East Juniata High School in 1955. He served in the United States Marine Corps from 1956 to 1958. He was employed by the Department of Transportation, Harrisburg, as a field engineer and construction manager until his retirement in January 1989. He was also employed by Urban Engineers, Philadelphia, for 3 years after his retirement. He was a member of St. John's United Methodist Church, McAlisterville RR1 and attended the McAlisterville United Methodist Church. He was an active member of the Fayette Lion's Club, McAlisterville, the Bunkertown Men's Chorus and the American Society of Highway Engineers. He was an avid outdoorsman and gardener. Services will be held at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, at the Ronald C. Sheaffer Funeral Home, 16 Westfall St., McAlisterville, with the Rev. C. Richard Beach and the Rev. Ronald E. Landis officiating. Interment will follow in the Fairview Cemetery, Mount Pleasant Mills. Friends may call from 4-9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, where family will be present from 7-9 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to: the American Cancer Society, 26 N. Brown St., Lewistown, PA 17044.

Samuel H. Hendricks
LEWISTOWN - Samuel H. Hendricks, 81, of 4 Ridgewood Terrace, Lewistown, died at 9:20 a.m. Friday, Sept. 15, 2000, at the Malta Home for the Aging, Granville. Born Aug. 21, 1919, in Lewistown, he was a son of the late Howard and Carrie Mae (Duck) Hendricks. His wife, Emma (Morrison) Hendricks, Locust Grove Retirement Village, Mifflin, survives. Also surviving are: children, Mrs. Dennis (Bonnie) McMullen, Edith Notestine, Laura Hendricks and Jennifer Hendricks, all of Lewistown, John Hendricks, McVeytown, Lynn R. Hendricks, Reedsville, and Linda Paajanen, Fla; brothers and sisters, Doris Hartman, W.Va., Shirley Kratzer and Howard E. Hendricks, both of Lewistown, and Ronald Hendricks, Mifflinburg; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sisters and one brother. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the United States Army. He retired from Noerr's Trucking Company. He was a member of the Early Ford V-8 Club, and a member of the AACA. Funeral services will be private. Friends may call 7-9 p.m. tomorrow at Barr Funeral Home, 120 Logan St., Lewistown. Memorial contributions may be made to the Malta Home for the Aging, Granville, PA 17051.

Pauline M. Hendrickson
MANASSAS, Va. - Pauline M. Hendrickson, 69, of Manassas, Va., formerly of Lewistown, died at 2:47 a.m. Thursday, July 27, 2000, at the home of her daughter in Manassas, Va. Born Sept. 17, 1930, in Lewistown, she was the daughter of the Katherine (Dailey) Gilbertson of 27 Terrace Boulevard, Lewistown and the late David Gilbertson. Her husband, Bruce Hendrickson, died in 1979. Surviving are: children, Mrs. Mahmoud (Kathryn) Ghahremanzadeh, Manassas, Va., JoNina Biddle, Philadelphia, Mary Ellen Miller, Lewistown and David Hendrickson, Harrisburg; and five grandchildren. She was an associate registrar for the American Nurses Association, Kansas City, Mo., for six years, retiring in 1987. She was a member of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, Lewistown. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Interment will be in Lind Memorial Cemetery, Lewistown. Family will provide all funeral flowers, but memorial contributions may be made to: St. Jude's Children's Hospital, PO Box 1818, Memphis, TN 38101-9903. Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown, is in charge of arrangements.

Dale F. Henry
NEWBURG - Dale F. Henry, 69, of Newburg, died at 1:25 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, 2000, at the Shippensburg Health Center. Born July 12, 1931, in Port Royal, he was a son of the late John F. and Josephine (Burdge) Henry Jr. His wife, Ethel (Hurley) Henry, survives. Also surviving are: three sons, Dale J. Henry and Robert G. Henry, both of Fannettsburg, and Paul R. Henry, Camp Hill; two stepsons, John Mackey, Roxbury, and Danny Sheriff; four stepdaughters, Anna Keener, Pleasant Hall, Teresa Thompson, Chambersburg, Millie Swanger, Jacksonville, FL and Marian Solk; two brothers, Howard J. Henry and Robert V. Henry, both of Honey Grove; five sisters, Ethel Berry, Jean Henry and Mary Parsons, all of Honey Grove, Gloria Hardy, HR 67, Mifflin and Rose Walker, McVeytown; six grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and eight step-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a spouse, Esther Henry, and a son, James F. Henry. He was a retired packaging specialist for Letterkenny Army Depot, Chambersburg and a United States Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the Upper Strasburg Church of God. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Henry Funeral Home, Honey Grove, with Rev. Keith Bell officiating. Interment will be in the New Church Hill Cemetery. There will be no public viewing. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22, at the Upper Strasburg Church of God. The family requests no flowers. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Upper Strasburg Church of God, Upper Strasburg, PA 17265.

Peggy J. Henry
LEWISTOWN - Peggy J. Henry, 75, of 173 Klondyke Drive, Lewistown, died at 8:40 a.m. Thursday, July 20, 2000, at her residence. Born May 13, 1925, in Burnham, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Bertha (Grose) Kensinger. Her husband, Roy L. Henry Sr., whom she married Sept. 1, 1945, survives. Also surviving are: children, Roy L. Henry Jr., Belleville, Mrs. Louis (Linda) Zannino, Chambersburg, Mrs. Bernard (Joan) Chatman, Tim M. Henry, and Mrs. Duane (Tammy) McMullen, all of Lewistown; a brother, Calvin Dull, Reedsville; 16 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Jeffrey in 1989 and a brother, Kenneth Corson. Early in life, she was employed at the Lewistown Trust Company. She was a member of the Salvation Army. Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Barr Funeral Home, 120 Logan St., Lewistown, with Captain Eddie Purvis officiating. Interment will be in Juniata Memorial Park. Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to: the American Heart Association, 501 Howard Ave., Altoona, PA 16601.

Ronald P. Henry
LEWISTOWN - Ronald P. Henry, 62, of RR6 Buttonwood Acres, Lewistown, died Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2000, at his residence. Born Aug. 23, 1938, in Lewistown, he was a son of Dorothy (Bedlyon) Henry Reitz of Orchard Grove Avenue, Lewistown, and the late Paul Henry. Surviving are: children, Jeffery L. Henry, Hampton, Va., Douglas P. Henry, Milroy and Mrs. Patrick (Carrie) Oldring, York; a stepsister, Mrs. Walter (Judith) Zeigler, Lebanon; and two grandchildren. He was preceded in death by an infant son, Scott Henry. Early in life, he was employed at FMC Corporation and Avtex Fibers. He was also a production employee at Auto Accessories of America, Milroy. He was a member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lewistown. Services will be held at 1 p.m. today at the Hoenstine Funeral Home Inc., 75 Logan St., Lewistown, with the Rev. George H. Mark officiating. Interment will be in Juniata Memorial Park. Friends may call from noon until the time of services today at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice.

Gladys I. Hepner
MCALISTERVILLE - Gladys I. Hepner, 88, of McAlisterville, died at 1:40 a.m. Friday, Oct. 6, 2000, at Lewistown Hospital. Born April 16, 1912, in McAlisterville, she was a daughter of the late Samuel G. and Sallie (Snyder) Hepner. Surviving are: brothers and sisters, Samuel and Richard Hepner, both of Milffintown, Donald and Kenneth Hepner, Esther Varner and Ruth Meiser, all of McAlisterville, Mary Wert, Manheim and Ferne Hepner, Mifflin; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by brothers Clarence and Marlin Hepner. She attended Red Bank School, McAlisterville. She worked as a seamstress for 46 years at Lyon Fashions, McAlisterville. Earlier, she was a seamstress at the Richfield Shirt Factory, and worked as a domestic housekeeper for families in Lancaster. She was a member of Lauver's Mennonite Church, Richfield HCR 63 (Little Evendale), where she served as the church secretary and as a Sunday school teacher. She enjoyed making and piecing quilt tops, and was recognized by the Mennonite Central Committee for donating 100 quilt tops to be sold at the Farm Show Building, Harrisburg. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Lauver's Mennonite Church, with Pastor John W. Gehman officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 1 p.m. until the time of services Monday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Mennonite Central Committee, PO Box 500, Akron, PA 17501. The Ronald C. Sheaffer Funeral Home, 16 Westfall St., McAlisterville, is in charge of arrangements.

Charles C. Herbster
BELLEVILLE - Charles C. Herbster, 96, a resident of Valley View Haven, Belleville, formerly of 40 W. Spanogle Ave., Lewistown, died at 7 a.m. Monday, Nov. 20, 2000, at the Lewistown Hospital. Born Jan. 30, 1904, in Snyder County, he was the son of the late J. Calvin and Catherine (Hommel) Herbster. His wife, Neda (Zechman) Herbster of Valley View Haven, Belleville, whom he married Sept. 16, 1922, survives. Also surviving are: a daughter, Jean C. Norman, 20 Chestnut St., Beaver Springs; a sister, Mary Feterolf, Mahoning; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Charles H. Herbster, who also died on Nov. 20, 2000; six brothers; a sister; and two grandchildren. He was a 1923 graduate of Lock Haven State Normal School. He taught school for a year at McClure High School, was a loom fixer for the Beavertown Silk Mill and later employed at the American Viscose Corporation, retiring in 1969 with 35 years of service. He was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Beavertown. A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. today at the Hoenstine Funeral Home Inc., 75 Logan St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Jacob T. Traxler officiating. Private interment will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Beavertown. There will be no viewing. Memorial contributions may be made to: St. Paul's United Church of Christ, 129 W. Walnut St., Beavertown, PA 17813 or to the Alzheimer's Association, 2001 N. Front St., Harrisburg, PA 17102.

Charles H. Herbster
LEWISTOWN - Charles H. Herbster, 71, of Roosevelt Avenue, Lewistown, died at 3:07 a.m. Monday, Nov. 20, 2000, in the emergency room of Lewistown Hospital. Born March 24, 1929, in Beavertown, he was the son of Neda Jane (Zechman) Herbster of Valley View, Belleville and the late Charles C. Herbster, who also died Monday, Nov. 20, 2000. His wife, Lois Juanita (Smith) Herbster, whom he married June 22, 1957, survives. Also surviving are: children, Thomas E. Herbster, Dubois, Andrew J. Herbster, Cheryl L. Herbster, and Jeffery S. Herbster, all of Lewistown, and Rosemary D. Campbell, Newport; a sister, Jean C. Norman, Beavertown; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by a son, Matthew T. Herbster and a daughter, Beth Anne Herbster. He was a 1947 graduate of Lewistown High School. He served in the United States Navy. He was employed by Newel Ford Company, Kamper's Korner, Cape Fear Toyota in North Carolina, Village Auto House in Selinsgrove, and for Seda-Council of Governments, retiring in 1991. He was a member of the National Rifleman's Association, and the Stoney Lonesome Hunting Lodge. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Barr Funeral Home, 120 Logan St.., Lewistown, with the Rev. Dale Hippensteel officiating. Interment will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to: the American Diabetes Association, 2040 Linglestown Road, Suite 106, Harrisburg, PA 17110-9568.

Glenn J. Herbster
BEAVERTOWN - Glenn J. Herbster, 82, of Beavertown RR1, died at 8:45 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2000, at RiverWoods, Lewisburg. Born Oct. 26, 1918, in Troxelville, he was a son of the late James and Bessie (Steininger) Herbster. His wife, Ola Jean (Bailey) Herbster, whom he married March 25, 1940, survives. Also surviving are: children, Mrs. Ronald (Marjorie J.) Baker, Lewistown, Mrs. David (Linda M.) Herrold, Selinsgrove RR1, Sandra L. Seaholtz, Sunbury, and Richard E. Herbster, Duncannon; nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by four brothers, Cloyd, Bruce, Park and Donald Herbster; and two sisters, Augusta Herbster and Dorothy Mitchell. He was educated at Seese School. He was a farmer and earlier in life, he was employed by Bethlehem Steel, Harrisburg, Reigle's Mill, Paxtonville and National Limestone Quarry, Middleburg. He attended St. Peter's Independent Church, Beavertown RR1 and formerly attended Salem Independent Brethren Church, Middleburg, where he was a Sunday School superintendent for 25 years. He was a life member of the Beavertown Fire Company, a member of the Holstein-Friesian Association of America, and he served as a Beaver Township supervisor. He enjoyed deer hunting and woodworking. Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Hummel Funeral Home, 574 Hill St., Middleburg, with the Rev. James Plank and the Rev. Darvin Reich officiating. Interment will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Beavertown. Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Peter's Independent Church, RR1, Beavertown, PA 17813.

Shirley Ann 'Shirl' Herrick
COCOLAMUS - Shirley Ann "Shirl" Herrick, 38, of HCR 63, Cocolamus, died of natural causes, at 1:34 a.m. Monday, Oct. 2, 2000, at Lewistown Hospital. Born Jan. 3, 1962, in Lewistown, she was the daughter of James R. and Miriam (Brubaker) Kauffman of Middleburg RR1. Her husband, Brent Robert Herrick, whom she married Dec. 10, 1988, survives. Also surviving are: sons, Zachary B. Herrick, Wade A. Herrick, Lynford R. Herrick, Colby R. Herrick, and Vincent B. Herrick, all at home; brothers and sisters, Richard Kauffman of Ulster, Gerald Kauffman of Middleburg RR1, Donald Kauffman of Millmont RR1, Mrs. Merl (Carol) Yoder, Bittinger, Md. and Mrs. Joseph (Judy) Yoder, Lewisburg RR1. She graduated in 1979 from the Penn View Christian Academy, Penns Creek, where she was the valedictorian of her class. She had taught at a Christian school in Reading following her graduation. She was a homemaker and enjoyed crafting, and was especially talented at cake decorating, especially wedding cakes. She was a member of the Richfield Evangelical Methodist Church, HCR 72, Richfleld, and was a member of the Young Adult Sunday School Class. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Richfield Evangelical Methodist Church, HCR 72, Richfield, with Pastor Roy R. McCarty officiating. Interment will be in the Evangelical Methodist Cemetery, Richfield RR1. Family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday and from 1 p.m. until the time of the services Thursday at the church. The George P. Garman Funeral Home Inc., Mount Pleasant Mills, is in charge of arrangements.


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