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Ray E. 'Dick' Tallon
SMYRNA, Del. - Ray E. "Dick" Tallon, 70, of Smyrna, Del., formerly of Holmes, died Saturday, Oct. 28, 2000, at his home. Born Feb. 13, 1930, in Lewistown, he was the son of the late Emanuel and Louise (Snyder) Tallon. His wife of 47 years, Patricia (Riley) Tallon, survives. Also surviving are: children, Rodney L. Tallon, Smyrna, Del., Linda R. Tallon, Media, Brenda K. Lohr and Lisa A. Anderson, both of Holmes; a brother Robert F. Tallon, Centre Hall; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a machinist for Eastman Kodak, Rochester, NY for 10 years, retiring in 1992. He also worked for Sun Shipbuilding and Drydock, Chester and Baldwin-Lima Hamilton Locomotive Co., Eddystone. He was a member of VFW 9483, Webster, NY. Services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the White-Luttrell Funeral Home, 311 N. Swarthmore Ave., Ridley Park. Interment will be private. Friends may call from 6 p.m. until the time of the services Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to: Delaware Hospice, 911 South DuPont Highway, Dover, DE 19901.

David L. Tate
LEWISTOWN - David L. Tate, 68, of Beverly Healthcare-William Penn, 163 Summit Drive, Lewistown, died at 8:37 a.m. Friday, June 16, 2000, at Beverly Healthcare-William Penn. Born Dec. 3, 1931, in Burnham, he was a son of the late Leroy and Pauline (Logan) Tate. He was the last of his immediate family, having been preceded in death by a sister. He attended Lewistown and Yeagertown schools. He worked as a custodian at the Inn Town Motor Lodge, Reading. He was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church, Burnham. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Juniata Memorial Park with the Rev. Gregory T. Allen officiating. Interment will be in Juniata Memorial Park. There will be no public viewing. Hoenstine Funeral Home, 75 Logan St., Lewistown is in charge of arrangements.

Palmer R. 'Goof' Taylor
MILLERSTOWN - Palmer R. "Goof" Taylor, 75, of Millerstown RR1, died Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2000, at the Carlisle Hospital. Born Dec. 26, 1924, in Millerstown, he was the son of the late Frank and Marret Mae (Swartz) Taylor. His first wife, Dora May Taylor, preceded him in death. His second wife, Ida (Shafer) Taylor, survives. Also surviving are: sons, Palmer L. Taylor, at home, James Whitesel and George Edward Taylor, both of Lewistown, and David Ray Welsh; stepchildren, Harold Strunk Sr, Mannsville, Frank Holliday, Havelock, NC, Mary Wagner, Newport, Geraldine Shelley, Harrisburg, Betty James, Middletown, Elizabeth Hair, Liverpool, Nancy Rhoades, Annville, Mary Anspock, Pulaski, Tenn., Teresia Radle, Almelia, Va., and Audrey Spotts, Tomasville; brothers and sisters, Roscoe Taylor, Mount Pleasant Mills, Cloyd Taylor and Thelma Reisinger, both of Ickesburg, Howard Taylor, Dornsfife, Margretha Howell, Newport, and Alda Hawkens, Yackama, Wash.; 40 grandchildren and 36 great-grandchildren. He was retired from the former John Kerr Building Contractor Company. He was a member of the Millerstown Moose Lodge 925. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the David Myers Funeral Home, Newport, with the Rev. George Smith officiating. Interment will be in Riverview Cemetery, Millerstown. Friends may call 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Beulah M. Thatcher
DRY RUN - Beulah M. Thatcher, 95, a resident of the Aprontree Nursing Home, Dry Run, formerly of East Waterford RR1 (Cross Keys), died at 10:36 a.m. Monday, Nov. 13, 2000, at the Chambersburg Hospital. Born Nov. 13, 1905, in Lack Township, Juniata County, she was a daughter of the late George and Lottie (Pyles) Henry. Her husband, Herman M. Thatcher, died Sept. 12, 1986. Surviving are: two sons, Leroy Thatcher, Lake Orion, Mich. and Brooks Thatcher, Spring Run; a sister, Mary Briggs, Dry Run; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by four brothers, four sisters, one grandchild, and four great-grandchildren. She was a member of Cross Keys United Methodist Church and the Eveready Sunday School Class of the Church. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Henry Funeral Home, Honey Grove, with Pastor Don Walters officiating. Interment will be in the East Waterford Cemetery. Friends may call 4-9 p.m. today at the funeral home, where the family will be present 7- 9 p.m.

Anna Dale Thomas
BURNHAM - Anna Dale Thomas, 83, of Open Hearth Manor, Burnham, died at 5:20 p.m. Wednesday, June 28, 2000, at Valley View Retirement Community, Belleville. Born Jan. 16, 1917, in St. Joseph, Mo., she was a daughter of the late Dale and Josephine (Stephens) Reno. Her husband, Edwin W. Thomas, died Nov. 16, 1973. She is survived by a number of cousins and four step-grandchildren. Early in life, she was an accounting business person in Detroit, Miami and New York City. She later was a community volunteer and prominent social figure in the Lewistown area. She was a member of the Lewistown Hospital Auxiliary and the Lewistown Garden Club. A memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Gerald A. Krum officiating. Private interment will be in Downer Methodist Cemetery, Downer, N. J. There will be no public viewing. Memorial contributions may be made to Valley View Retirement Community, 4702 E. Main St., Belleville, PA 17004 or to Lewistown Hospital Auxiliary, c/o Lewistown Hospital, 400 Highland Ave., Lewistown, PA 17044.

Arietta E. Thomas
BEAVERTOWN - Arietta E. Thomas, 86, of Beavertown, died at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2000, at Rolling Hills Manor, Millmont, where she had been a resident since 1995. Born May 8, 1914, in Middleburg, she was a daughter of the late Warren and Nettie (Musser) Ernest. Her husband, Lester Thomas, whom she married in 1953, died Jan. 18, 1972. Surviving are: a daughter, Virginia "Ginny" Layton, West Milton; three sisters, Ethel Hook and Anna Spicher, both of Middleburg and Doris Thompson, Liverpool; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Betty Hare in 1948; two brothers, Russell and Charles Ernest; and two sisters, Laura Knepp and Grace Boyer. She retired in 1981 from the Selinsgrove State School, where she had worked in food service for 11 years. She was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose, Chapter 910, Milton. She enjoyed flowers and dancing. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2 at the Aurand Funeral Homes, 316 W. Market St., Beavertown, with the Rev. Thomas Schroeder officiating. Interment will be in the Cedar Hill Cemetery, Beavertown. Friends may call 4-9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, where the family will be present 7-9 p.m.

Logan Bratton Thompson
LEWISTOWN - Logan Bratton Thompson, 86, of 6 North Parkway Court, Lewistown, died at 3:45 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23, 2000, at the Lewistown Hospital. Born Sept. 17, 1914, in Altoona, he was the son of the late William and Henrietta (Bratton) Thompson. His wife, Alma (Frederick) Thompson, preceded him in death on Sept. 11, 1987. Surviving are: children, C. Fred Thompson, 1128 W. Fifth St., Lewistown and Lynn A. Thompson, 215 Shady Drive, Lewistown; sisters, Eleanor Black, Liverpool and Roseann Ebersole, Altoona; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters. He was supervisor at Noerr Motor Freight for 43 years, retiring in 1980. He was a member of Grove Memorial United Methodist Church. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown, with the Rev. William J. Danis officiating. Interment will be in Juniata Memorial Park. Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to: the Mifflin-Juniata American Cancer Society, 26 N. Brown St., Lewistown, PA 17044.

Patricia Y. Olnick Thompson
LEWISTOWN - Patricia Y. Olnick Thompson, 62, of Lewistown, died Monday, Nov. 6, 2000, at Beverly Healthcare-William Penn, Lewistown. Born Nov. 20, 1937, in Burnham, she was the daughter of Ottie (Foltz) Olnick of Lewistown and the late Joseph Olnick. Also surviving are: children, Mrs. Joseph (Cynthia) Buchanan, Belleville, and Joshua Thompson, Lewistown; a sister, Nancy Wills, Lewistown; two granddaughters and two nieces. She had worked for the Tri County Drug and Alcohol Program, Lewistown; the Mental Health-Mental Retardation, Lewistown; and held several other secretarial jobs in the area. She was a member of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, Lewistown. A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15 at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, 106 N. Dorcas St., Lewistown. Family will receive friends at the memorial service. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice: The Bridge, 1126 W. Fourth St., Lewistown, PA 17044 or to the Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic School, 106 N. Dorcas St., Lewistown, PA 17044. The Cremation Society of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, is in charge of arrangements.

Thelma P. Thompson
THOMPSONTOWN - Thelma P. Thompsontown, 69, of Thompsontown RR2 (Locust Run), died at 11:22 a.m. Friday, June 9, 2000, at Sunbury Community Hospital. Born June 22, 1930, near East Salem, Juniata County, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Pauline (Kauffman) Hart. Her husband, Paul M. Thompson, whom she married Jan. 20, 1954, survives. Also surviving are: children, John R. Thompson, Millerstown RR2, and Mrs. William (Joan) Dill, Northumberland RD2; a sister, Nancy Shelley, Etters; and two brothers, Thomas Hart, Mifflintown RR3, and Robert Hart, McAlisterville RR1. She was a graduate of Thompsontown High School. She worked as a seamstress, employed last at Lyon Fashions, Millerstown. Services and interment will be private, and held at the convenience of the family. There will be no viewing. Family will provide all flowers. Memorial contributions may be made to Hershey Medical Center, Intensive Care Unit, 500 University Drive, Hershey, Pa. 17033, or to the charity of one's choice. Guss Funeral Home, 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown, is in charge of arrangements.

Laura S. Till
LEWISTOWN - Laura S. Till, 89, of 192 Ort Valley Road, Lewistown, died at 8:20 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17, 2000, at Ohesson Manor, Lewistown. Born Sept. 23, 1911, in Lewistown, she was the daughter of the late Charles W. and Mary Ellen (Kimberling) Derk. Her husband, Joseph E. Till of 192 Ort Valley Road, Lewistown, whom she married Sept. 2, 1939, survives. She is also survived by a daughter, Mrs. Edward (Sharon) Webster, Waldorf, Md.; a sister, Mary E. Derk, Lewistown; two grandchildren and one great-grandson. She was preceded in death by three sisters, Leona Warfel, Mildred Todd, and Loraine Derk. She was a homemaker and a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, Lewistown. A Christian Wake service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Lawrence R. Coakley officiating. Private interment will be in Juniata Memorial Park. Friends may call 1 p.m. until the time of the service Wednesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, 106 N. Dorcas St., Lewistown, PA 17044.

Pamela A. Tomlinson
LEWISTOWN - Pamela A. Tomlinson, 45, of 5 Goss Terrace, Lewistown, died at 10:34 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2000, at Lewistown Hospital. Born Aug. 13, 1955, in Upland, she was the daughter of Arthur R. and Beverly A. (Patterson) Tomlinson of 164 Windy Way, Reedsville. Also surviving are sisters, Linda Goss and Susan Pfirman, both of Milroy, and Beverly McClellan, Lewistown. She was a 1972 graduate of Penn Highlands High School. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Lewistown. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Bohn Funeral Home, Reedsville, with Pastor Karen L. McCachren officiating. Interment will be in Church Hill Cemetery, Reedsville. Friends may call 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: St. Judes Childrens' Research Hospital, PO Box 50, Memphis, TN 38101.

Adaleen G. Treaster
PAXTONVILLE - Adaleen G. Treaster, 92, a resident for the past four years of Kramm Health Care and Rehabilitation Center, Milton and formerly of Paxtonville, died at 1 a.m. Friday, June 23, 2000 ,at Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg. Born April 21, 1908 in Milroy, she was a daughter of the late William Robert and Nancy Jane (Culbertson) Pecht. Her husband, Joseph Raymond "Ray" Treaster, whom she married in 1926, preceded her in death on July 24, 1963. Surviving are: children, Robert E. Treater, Paxtonville, Lois M. Thompson, Shamokin Dam, Margaret J. Dunkin, Shamokin and H. JoAnn Bingman, Lewisburg; six grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, W. Glenn Treaster, on Jan. 28, 1998, by brothers, Charles and Russell Pecht, and by sisters, Mary Pecht, Ruth Civitts and Edna Kauffman. She was a 1926 graduate of Milroy High School. She enjoyed crocheting and knitting, and spending time with her family. She was a member of Paxtonville United Methodist Church. Services will be held at noon Monday at Hummel Funeral Home, 574 Hill St., Middleburg, with the Rev. Darrell J. Lamos officiating. Interment will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Church Hill Cemetery, Reedsville. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of services Monday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Evangelical Hospice, 1 Hospital Drive, Lewisburg, PA 17837.

Dolores Lorraine Treaster
BELLEFONTE - Dolores Lorraine Treaster, 71, of Centre Crest, Bellefonte, formerly of rural Centre Hall, died Thursday, Oct. 5, 2000, at Centre Crest. Born Oct. 5, 1929, in Yeagertown, she was the daughter of the late Donald and Eva Broome. Her husband, Vincent "Vince" Treaster, whom she married Jan. 27, 1956, died July 31, 1998. Surviving are: daughters, Joanne Kahley, Lewistown, Shawnee Turek, Colorado Springs, Colo., and Patti Rowles, rural Centre Hall; and three grandchildren. She was a 1947 graduate of Derry Township High School, Lewistown. She had been employed by Suburban Propane and Corman Insurance and then became a homemaker and assisted her husband with horse training and showing on their farm near Centre Hall. Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Monday at the Mark B. Heintzelman Funeral Home, 226 Pennsylvania Ave., Centre Hall. Interment will be in Zion Hill Cemetery, Colyer. Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to: the American Diabetes Association, 2040 Linglestown Road, Suite 106, Harrisburg, PA 17110.

Mildred M. Treaster
BELCAMP, Md. - Mildred M. Treaster, 99, a resident of Lorien Nursing Home, Belcamp, Md., formerly of Milroy, died Thursday, Dec. 21, 2000, at the nursing home. Born Oct. 14, 1901, in Milroy, she was the daughter of the late U. Grant and Gertie Miller. She is survived by three daughters, Arlene Bullock, Havre de Grace, Md., Joan Smith, Mifflintown, and Carol O'Dell, Aberdeen, Md.; nine grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, W. Dean Treaster and a brother, Willis Miller. She was a housewife. She was Protestant by faith. Services will be held at the convenience of the family and interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Milroy. The Evans Funeral Chapel, 3 Newport Drive, Forest Hills, Md., is in charge of arrangements.

Dr. Wesley E. Trout
SUNBURY - Dr. Wesley E. Trout, 73, of Sunbury RR3, formerly of Northumberland RR1, died at 2:45 a.m. Saturday, June 24, 2000, at his residence. Born Nov. 2, 1926, in Youngwood, he was the son of the late Jacob H. and Mildred L. (Albright) Trout. His wife, B. Eleen (Whetsel) Trout, whom he married July 16, 1945, survives. Also surviving are: children, Dr. Gary Trout, Mifflintown, Dr. Cynthia G. Mickelson, Fall Creek, Wis., and Mrs. Ted (Lonna J.) Koblick, Arlington, Va.; brothers and sister, Jacob Edward Trout and Robert Alan Trout, both of Youngwood, and Verda Hafer, Hunker; six grandchildren and two great-grandsons. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Joyce Eleen; a granddaughter, Tammy Lynn Trout; a brother, U.S. Marshall Hurley Trout; and sisters, Mildred Rhodes and Verna Trout. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the Army Corp of Engineers at Clark Field on the Island of Luzon, Phillipines. He was a graduate of Youngwood High School and received his Doctor of Chiropractic Degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, Iowa. He also attended the New York Institute of Chiropractic. He was a chiropractor and was co-founder and director of the Living Principles Program. He served on the board of regents of Sherman College of Chiropractic, Spartansburg, S.C. and the Pennsylvania College of Chiropractic, Levittown. He was a charter member of the Life Fellowship of Pa. and the Susquehanna Area Council for Chiropractic Education (SACCE), Inc. He received the chiropractor of the year in 1976 from the SACCE. He was a member of the Sunbury Bible Church and the Gideons International. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Sunbury Bible Church, Route 11 North, Northumberland, with lay pastor Kermit K. Kohl officiating. Interment will be in Riverview Cemetery, Northumberland. Family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today and from 1 p.m. until the time of the services Tuesday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: the Sunbury Bible Church, RR1, Box 226, Northumberland, PA 17857 or to the Gideons International, PO Box 141, Sunbury, PA 17801.

Jane M. Troutman
READING - Jane M. Troutman, 81, of Reading (West Lawn), Berks County, died at 7:31 a.m. Monday, May 29, 2000, at her home. Born June 3, 1918, in Mifflin County, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Kathryn (Taylor) Suloff. Her first husband, Russell Ruble, died Dec. 2, 1967. Her second husband, Warren Troutman, whom she married Oct. 10, 1981, survives. Also surviving are: a daughter, Mrs. William (Jane Anne) Keim, Englewood, Fla.; two sons, Larry Ruble, New Palestine, Ind. and Duane Ruble, Mechanicsburg; a sister, Mrs. Chester (Helen) Adams, Mifflin; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Stanley Ruble and a sister, Mary Smith. She was a graduate of the Lewistown Hospital School of Nursing and was employed as a registered nurse for the Governor Mifflin School District. She later worked for the Hassler Home in Shillington. She was a member of the First Church of the Brethren in Wyomissing Hills, Reading. Services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Friday at the Harshbarger Funeral Home, 3 S. Market St., McVeytown, with the Rev. Timothy D. Speicher officiating. Interment will be in Spring Run Cemetery, McVeytown. Family will receive friends from 2:30 p.m. until the time of the services Friday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to: the Alzheimer Research and Related Disorders Association of Berks County, PO Box 878, Reading, PA 19603.

Mike J. Tsutaoka
ELEELE, Hawaii - Mike J. Tsutaoka, 43, of 4642 Kulea Place, Eleele, Hawaii, died of natural causes at 6:45 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, 2000, at his residence. Born Aug. 10, 1957, in Tokyo, Japan, he was the son of Christine (Reiko) Dandekar of Huntingdon Beach, Calif. and the late Masanobu Tamashiro. His wife, Elaine S. (Carper) Tsutaoka, formerly of Lewistown, survives. Also surviving are: sons, Aaron M. Tsutaoka and Travis K. Tsutaoka, both of Eleele, Hawaii; stepfathers, Takayuki Tsutaoka, Aiea, Hawaii and Prab Dandekar, Huntingdon Beach, Calif.; grandfather, Mitsuo Shikuma, Kahului, Maui; and two half-sisters, Mrs. Tom (Bianca M.) Baker, Huntingdon Beach, Calif. and Lynn Tamashiro, Pearl City, Hawaii. He served in the U. S. Air Force and was a retired member of the Hawaii Air National Guard, 298th Air Traffic Control Squadron, Barking Sands, Kauai. He was employed with ITT Industries, Systems Division at the Pacific Missile Range Facility, Barking Sands, Kauai as an air traffic controller. Prior to that, he worked for the Federal Aviation Administration, Kauai, Hawaii. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Borthwick Mortuary, Koloa, Kauai, with the Rev. Kilborn officiating. Friends may call from 9 a.m. until the time of the services Saturday at the funeral home. Family requests no flowers.


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