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Betty J. Haag
CAMP HILL - Betty J. Haag, 77, of 420 Allendale Way, Camp Hill, died Saturday, March 10, 2001, at the Perry Village Nursing Home, New Bloomfield. She is survived by her husband, John Haag of 420 Allendale Way, Camp Hill. Also surviving are: two sons, John A. Haag, Albany, NY, and Charles L. Haag, New Cumberland; brothers and sister, Elmer F. Charles Jr., Lewistown, John H. Charles, Elkins, NC, and Adeline Fluke, Lewistown; three grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. She retired as a former corporate secretary from Whitco Metrocom, Lemoyne. She was a member of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, Highland Park, Camp Hill. She was also a member of the West Shore Chapter of the American Business Women's Association, Camp Hill. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 24, at the Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1610 Carlisle Road, Highland Park, Camp Hill.

Hilda A. Hack
MIFFLINTOWN - Hilda A. Hack, 89, of Mifflintown RR1 (Quigley Heights), died at 12:15 a.m. Sunday, May 20, 2001, at Locust Grove Retirement Village, Mifflin. Born Sept. 2, 1911, in Mexico, she was the daughter of the late Samuel A. and Vera (Hack) Mertz. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Ray Mertz and Samuel A. Mertz Jr. She had worked in the spinning department of the American Viscose Corporation, Lewistown and as a seamstress at the Rae-Sel Dress Factory in Port Royal. She enjoyed cats and watching birds. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Guss Funeral Home, 20 South Third Street, Mifflintown, with the Rev. Douglas Kelley officiating. Interment will be in Adams Cemetery, Mifflintown. Friends may call 10 a.m. until the time of the service Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to: the SPCA, RR1, Centre Hall, PA 16828.

William H. 'Bill' Hack
MIFFLINTOWN - William H. "Bill" Hack, 67, of 628 Washington Ave., Mifflintown, died at 4:22 a.m. Friday, Oct. 12, 2001, at his home. Born March 23, 1934, in Walker Township, Juniata County, he was the son of the late Lloyd A. and Ethel (Horning) Hack. His wife, Carlene S. (Sulouff) Hack, whom he married June 6, 1960, survives. Also surviving are: four daughters, Mrs. Eric K. (Kimberly A.) Lunger, Mifflintown RR1, Karen S. Hack, Chambersburg, Mrs. Dale E. (Heidi H.) Miller, Lititz and Lydia H. Lucas, Mifflintown; two grandsons, Steven M. Ranck and Gregory W. Lunger. He was a 1952 graduate of Juniata Joint High School, Mifflintown. He played baseball for a long time with the Perry-Juniata Baseball League and was a member of the Elks Lodge 663, Lewistown, Sand Springs Hunting Club and the Overlook Hunting Club. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was a sports enthusiast being an avid Philadelphia Phillies and Penn State Nittany Lions fan. He was a U.S. Army veteran and played Divisional Baseball for the Army in Europe. He retired in 1999 with 35 years of service from the Wheel Mill of Standard Steel, Burnham. His funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Brown Funeral Home, 100 Bridge St., Mifflintown, with Pastor Warren L. Peachey officiating. Interment will be in Westminster Presbyterian Cemetery, Mifflintown, where the flag will be folded and presented by the Juniata County Veterans Council. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Carl A. "Pete" Hackenberger
THOMPSONTOWN - Carl A. "Pete" Hackenberger, 74 of Thompsontown RR2 (Locust Run) died at 1:20 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, 2001, at Locust Grove Retirement Village, Mifflin. Born Feb. 14, 1927, in Kurtz Valley, he was a son of the late Walter and Verna (Fogleman) Hackenberger. He was the loving husband of Elsie (Kerchner) Hackenberger, whom he married June 21, 1952. He was the father of D. Curtis Hackenberger, Mifflintown RR4, Scott D. Hackenberger, Mifflintown RR2, and Tonda M. Brubaker, McAlisterville RR2, and the grandfather of 10 grandchildren. Also surviving are: brothers and sisters, Robert Hackenberger, East Salem, Joe Hackenberger, Thompsontown RR2, Helen Yocum and Venie Graybill, both of Thompsontown, Lena Heimbaugh, Harrisburg, and Pauline Tobias, Halifax. He was preceded in death by brothers, John and Ernest Hackenberger, sisters, Mildred Brown and Hazel Hackenberger, and granddaughter, Danielle Hackenberger. He served in the United States Army and in the Air Force. He retired in 1991 after working as a carpenter with John Groninger Construction for 32 years. He attended Cedar Grove Brethren in Christ Church. He was a member of the Tuscarora Softball Association Hall of Fame. He enjoyed hunting and farming. He was readily available to assist with transportation for anyone who needed it. He was involved with playing and coaching baseball and softball for more than 40 years and managed and played with the Thompsontown Blue Jays Ice Hockey team for many years. He was a ready helper to his children's needs and an ever present spectator at his grandchildren's events. His service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Cedar Grove Brethren in Christ Church with the Rev. Kenneth Letner officiating. Interment will be in Locust Run Cemetery. Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Monday at Guss Funeral Home, 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown, and from 9:30 until the time of services Tuesday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Juniata Mennonite School Building Fund, RR2 McAlisterville, PA 17049.

Frances G. Hagans
TYRONE - Frances G. Hagans, 86, of the Pennsylvania House, Tyrone, died Tuesday, May 9, 2001, at Epworth Manor. Born Aug. 10, 1914, in Petersburg, she was a daughter of the late William R. and Henrietta (Rutherford) Baird. Her husband, Charles S. Hagans, whom she married May 23, 1964 in Mooresville, died Aug. 13, 1977. She is survived by two stepchildren, Gary Hagans, Mill Creek and Mary Jane Price, Mount Union; four step-grandchildren; one niece and one nephew. She was preceded in death by a brother, John S. Baird. She was a member of the Mooresville United Methodist Church and AARP. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Feller Memorial Home, 817 W. 15th St., Tyrone, with Pastor Paul Sweitzer officiating. Interment will be in Mooresville Cemetery, West Township. Friends may call 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to: the American Cancer Society, Blair Unit, 1004 Juniata St., Hollidaysburg, PA 16648.

Melvin G. Hahn Jr.
MIFFLINTOWN - Melvin G. Hahn Jr., 82, of 926 Brookline Terrace, Mifflintown, died at 2:33 a.m. Wednesday, June 6, 2001, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. Born July 21, 1918, in Walkersville, Md., he was the son of the late Melvin Glen Sr. and Zoa Lula (Dern) Hahn. His wife, Helen (Potter) Hahn, whom he married Oct. 27, 1945, survives. Also surviving are: a daughter, Mrs. Samuel L. (Deena H.) Edmiston, Oak Ridge Road, Lewistown; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by three sisters. He was a United States Navy veteran of World War II. He was district manager of Glick's Brothers Shoes, retiring in 1983 with 29 years of service. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Juniata County, Mifflintown. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the Barr Funeral Home, 120 Logan St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Howard Houtz officiating. Interment will be in Lind Memorial Cemetery. Friends may call 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

James Homer Haines
NEW BLOOMFIELD - James Homer Haines, 89, of Perry Village, New Bloomfield, formerly of Huntingdon, died at 9:44 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, 2001, at Perry Village. Born Dec. 17, 1911, in Altoona, he was the son of the late William Blair and Celeste (Goodman) Haines. He is survived by a number of nieces and nephews. He was the last of his family, having been preceded in death by three brothers, Paul, Frank, and John Haines, and five sisters, Florence Taylor, Sara Mountain, Mary Norris, Ethel Tussey and Dorothy Taylor. He attended the Ardenheim Brethern Church, Huntingdon. His service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Rex Funeral Home, 308 Market St., Port Royal, with the Rev. James H. Taylor officiating. Interment will be at New Church Hill Cemetery, Port Royal. Friends may call from 2 p.m. until the time of service Sunday at the funeral home.

Stanford M. Haines
LEWISTOWN - Stanford M. Haines, 78, of 627 Riverside Drive, Lewistown, formerly of New Lancaster Valley, died at 5 a.m. Monday, May 7, 2001, at his residence. Born Feb. 17, 1923, in Beaver Springs, he was the son of the late George P. and Arie Annie Alice (Bickel) Haines. His wife, Lydia V. (Dobson) Haines, died July 11, 1991. A companion, Virgie M. Peterson of 627 Riverside Drive, Lewistown, survives. He is also survived by children, Janice Barkett, McClure, Nancy Aumiller, Joanne Ritter, and Stanford M. Haines Jr., all of Milroy; brothers and sisters, Goldie E. Ruloff, Middleburg, Dorothy J. Strawser, Selinsgrove, Carl H. Haines, New Berlin, Glenn M. Haines, David E. Haines, Alice M. Weller, George P. Haines Jr., Kenneth L. Haines, and Constance L. Sauers, all of Mifflinburg; 13 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by brothers and sisters, Edna P. Boop, Howard A. Haines, Charles A. Haines, Mamie S. Gilbert, Raymond P. Haines and Celesta A. Dauberman. He was a United States Army veteran of World War II. He retired in 1983 from Machine Shop 1, Standard Steel, Burnham and had previously been employed at New Holland, Belleville. He had worked with Civilian Conservation Corps Camp in the state of Washington. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Bohn Funeral Home, Reedsville, with the Rev. Arthur W. Paige officiating. Interment will be in the New Lancaster Valley Cemetery, Milroy. Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Margaret Mary Haley
WASHINGTON, DC - Margaret Mary Haley, 74, of Washington, DC, formerly of Lewistown, died Saturday, Feb. 3, 2001, at Sibley Memorial Hospital, Washington, DC. Born May 14, 1926, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Elizabeth (Duffy) Haley. She was the last her immediate family. She was preceded in death by a sister, Catherine Haley. She graduated in 1945 from Lewistown High School. She was recruited by the federal government to work in Washington after graduation. She was employed by the Department of Treasury and later transferred to the Federal Housing Administration which became part of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, until her retirement on Feb. 3, 1983. She then worked part-time for the American Banking Associations until retiring to care for her sister in Enola, Pa. A memorial mass will be held Saturday, April 21, 2001 at the chapel of the Oblate Slsters of the Most Holy Eucharist in Washington, DC. A graveside service and interment will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 7 with the Rev. Father Thomas Marickovic officiating at Sacred Heart of Jesus Roman Catholic Church Cemetary at Third and Dorcas Streets, Lewistown.

Roberta J. Hall
MIFFLIN - Roberta J. Hall, 69, of Star Route, Mifflin, died at 2:49 p.m. Friday, April 20, 2001, at Lewistown Hospital. Born July 27, 1931, in Alfarata, she was a daughter of the late Robert Fenton and Margaret Jane (Lepley) Berryhill. Surviving are: children, Mrs. Charles (Jane) Heimbach, McAlisterville, Stanley E. Hall Jr., Mifflin, Margaret Ann Springer, New Cumberland, Robert Lee Hall, Mifflin, Donald C. Hall, Mifflin; a granddaughter, Tiffany Hall, Mifflin, whom she reared; 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by one brother. She was a member of the Lower Tuscarora Presbyterian Church, where she was superintendent of the children's department and a Sunday School teacher. She was vice president of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Mifflin Fire Company, leader of the Mifflinettes marching group and a life member of the Decatur Fire Company. She was avid fan of the Port Royal Speedway and racer Todd Shaffer. Her funeral service is at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Hoenstine Funeral Home, 75 Logan St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Edward M. Trask officiating. Interment will be in Lind Memorial Cemetery. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the service Wednesday at the funeral home.

Everett W. Hammacher Jr.
BURNHAM - Everett W. Hammacher Jr., 33, of 909 N. Beech St., Burnham, died at 8:50 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 27, 2001, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, as a result of a pedestrian accident. Born Dec. 13, 1968, in Hershey, he was the son of Everett X. Hammacher Sr, 510 Lopax Road, Harrisburg, and Judith F. Blandy,1396 Ford Ave., Harrisburg. His companion, Angela Shirk of Burnham, survives. Also surviving are: a sister, Susan Wenzler, Annville, and a stepfather, Edward Blandy, Harrisburg. He was an accountant. He attended Samuel's United Church of Christ, McClure. His memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, at Samuel's United Church of Christ, 480 Samuel's Church Road, McClure, with the Rev. Clark S. Kelsey officiating. A privat interment will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Samuel's United Church of Christ, 480 Samuel's Church Road, McClure, PA 17841. Hoenstine Funeral Home, 75 Logan St., Lewistown, is in charge of arrangements.

George Clifford Haney
LEWISTOWN - George Clifford Haney, 79, of 100 Quarry Road, Lewistown, died at 9:55 p.m. Thursday, March 22, 2001 at Lewistown Hospital. Born April 11, 1921 in Entricken, he was a son of the late George S. and Ethel Lillian (Everhart) Haney. His wife, Beulah Mae (Hagans) Haney, whom he married Oct. 1, 1966, survives. Also surviving are: children, Clifford C. Haney, McConnellstown, Lester W. Haney, Mill Creek and Mrs. Robert (Carolyn) Varner, Foustown; sisters, Elizabeth L. Miller, Anna M. Miller, Audrey E. Miller and Dawn E. Snare, all of Williamsburg, and Sandy C. Norton, Port Matilda; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Neil Roger Haney, and by two sisters, Rosemond Elaine Haney and June J. Wilson. He served in the United States Navy. He was a truck driver for Faylor Middlecreek, having retired in 1983. He was a Methodist by faith. His funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Jacob T. Traxler officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Rock Cemetery, Lewistown. Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Herbert E. Hannon Jr.
MCCLURE - Herbert E. Hannon Jr., 75, of Springettsbury Township, York, died at 12:40 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2001, at the Manor Care Health Services-Kingston Court. Born Feb. 15, 1925, in Lewistown, he was the son of the late Herbert E. Sr. and Stella (Shindler) Hannon. His wife, Norma A. (Eberly) Hannon, survives. Also surviving are: children, Herbert E. Hannon III, Lewistown, Brian E. Hannon, New Cumberland, Deborah A. White, Dover, Mitzie L. Cepull, Dallastown, and Carla R. Kunkel, York; sister and brother, June Decker, Bellefonte and Ronald Hannon, York; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by three brothers, Richard V. Hannon, Donald Hannon and George Hannon. He was a 1943 graduate of Lewistown High School. He was a U. S. Army veteran of World War II. He retired in 1985 as a time keeper following 30 years of employment for Caterpilllar Inc. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the Etzweiler Funeral Home, 1111 E. Market St., York. Interment will be in Susquehanna Memorial Gardens, York, where graveside military rites will be conducted by the York County Veterans Honor Guard. Friends may call from noon until the time of the services Friday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to: the American Heart Association, 2997 Cape Horn Road, Red Lion, PA 17356.

Jozefina Harangozo
BURNHAM - Jozefina Harangozo, 83, of B-37 Freedom Ave. Trailer Court, Burnham, died at 7:03 a.m. Wednesday, April 4, 2001, in the emergency room of Lewistown Hospital. She was born Aug. 9, 1917, in Yugoslavia. Her husband, Ludwig Harangozo, preceded her in death Oct. 20, 1987. She is survived by children, Robert F. Vidacs, Newton, Kan., Mrs. Dennis (Helen) Turnitsa, Tucson, Ariz., Ludwig Harangozo, Burnham and Eva Betlyon, Lewistown; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was the last of her immediate family, having been preceded in death by several brothers and sisters. She was a private duty nurses aide. Private graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family. Hoenstine Funeral Home Inc., 75 Logan St., Lewistown, is in charge of arrangements.

Vincent R. Harbst
LEWISTOWN - Vincent R. Harbst, 87, of Valley View Haven, Belleville, formerly of Coleman House Apartments, Lewistown, died at 1:10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 23, 2001 at Valley View Haven. Born Oct. 2, 1913 in Lewistown, he was a son of the late Harry A. and Nettie (Reigle) Harbst. His wife Cleo P. (Shilling) Harbst preceded him in death on Oct. 30, 1992. Surviving are: a son, Robert L. Harbst, 209 Shaw Ave., Lewistown; brothers and sisters, Catherine Shoemaker and Beulah Folk Aurand, both of Lewistown, and Salome P. Shutt, Cortland, NY; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by five brothers and four sisters. He was a United States Army veteran, having served in the Pacific Theatre in World War II and in the Korean Conflict. He earned a Purple Heart in World War II and retired from the United States Army in 1962 after 22 years of service. He worked as a laundry operator at Lewistown Hospital until retirement in 1984. He was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Roman Catholic Church, Lewistown. He was a member of the American Legion Logan Guard Post No. 90, a member of the VFW Post 7011, Lewistown and a member of the 77th Division Association. A graveside funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Juniata Memorial Park Chapel, Lewistown, with the Reverend Father Thomas Marickovic officiating. Interment will be in Juniata Memorial Park. There will be no viewing. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Mifflin-Juniata American Cancer Society, 26 N. Brown St., Lewistown, PA 17044, or to the charity of one's choice. The Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Catherine E. Harmon
BELLEVILLE - Catherine E. Harmon, 89, of A-8, 4501 E. Main St., Belleville, died at 10:50 a.m. Friday, Aug. 24, 2001, at University Park Nursing Center, State College. Born Dec. 29, 1911 in Centre County, she was a daughter of the late John P. and Bertha (Smiley) Collins. Her husband Merle P. Harmon, whom she married March 4, 1935, preceded her in death on Nov. 24, 1992. Surviving are: a daughter, Helen F. Mayhue, Belleville; sisters, Dorothy Rothrock and Faye Verbeck, both of Philipsburg; one grandson and two great-granddaughters. She was preceded in death by five sisters and four brothers. She was employed at the American Viscose between 1927 and 1944, and worked as a nurse's aide between 1968 and 1977 at Valley View Haven. She was a member of Evangel Baptist Church, Lewistown. Her funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Donald E. Baggus Funeral Home, 3813 W. Main St., Belleville with Pastor Darrell Wireman officiating. Interment will be St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Belleville. Friends may call from 10 a.m. Monday until the time of the service at the funeral home.

Roy Dean Harmon
BELLEVILLE - Roy Dean Harmon, 76, of 315 King Lane, Belleville, formerly of Juniata Terrace, Lewistown, died Friday, May 11, 2001, at his home. Born Dec. 27, 1924, in Milroy, he was the son of the late William G. and Mary M. (McClennahen) Harmon. His wife, Donna Jean (Wakefield) Harmon, died March 19, 1996. He is survived by children, Mrs. Charles (Kathy) French, Carlisle and Michael D. Harmon, Germantown, Md.; sisters, Katherine McCloskey, Wichita Falls, Texas, Doris I. Phillips, McAlisterville and Beverly D. Krepps, Milroy; and five grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister. He was a United States Army veteran of World War II. He was a meat cutter for Weis Markets, Burnham, for over 20 years, retiring in 1986. He was a member of the Lewistown Presbyterian Church, the Elks Lodge 663, the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge 143, Lewistown, the Disabled American Veterans and the American Legion Post 0945. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hoenstine Funeral Home Inc., 75 Logan St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Robert Zorn officiating. Interment will be in Juniata Memorial Park, where graveside military honor guard will be provided by VFW Post 7011, Lewistown. Family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to: the Multiple Sclerosis Society, 2209 Forest Hill Drive, Harrisburg, PA 17112.

Violet C. 'Doll' Harmon
BELLEVILLE - Violet C. "Doll" Harmon, 96, of Valley View Haven, Belleville, died at 3:45 a.m. Saturday, March 3, 2001, at Valley View Haven. Born Aug. 5, 1904, in Mount Union, she was the daughter of the late Lloyd Emmett and Mary Alice (States) Hancock. Her husband, Charles Ernest Harmon, died March 8, 1972. She is survived by sons, James L. Harmon and Larry E. Harmon, both of Belleville; seven grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. She was the last of her immediate family and was preceded in death by sisters, Myrtle Treaster and Beulah Smith and a grandson, Jerry Lee Harmon in 1954. She was a homemaker and a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Belleville. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. John Lutheran Church, Belleville, with the Rev. Lois Martin and the Rev. Erie Renno officiating. Interment will be in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery. Friends may call 10 a.m. until the time of the service Wednesday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to: Valley View Haven, 4702 E. Main St., Belleville, PA 17004 or to St. John Lutheran Church, 3597 W. Main St., Belleville, PA 17004. The Donald E. Baggus Funeral Home, 3813 W. Main St., Belleville, is in charge of arrangements.

Dorothy E. Harpster
WELLSBORO - Dorothy E. Harpster, 95, of Wellsboro, died on Friday, August 17, 2001 at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro. Born on Feb. 25, 1906, she was the daughter of the late Jackson and Pearlah Biddle Harpster. She is survived by two sisters, Joyce Foreman, Mansfield, and Helen Finkbeiner, Lewistown. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Wayne and Wendell Harpster; and two sisters, Wilma Wood and Grace Ives. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Mansfield. She was a 1928 graduate of Dickenson College and earned her M.A. in English from Columbia University in 1934. She was retired as an English professor at Shippensburg University and her teaching career spanned 44 years. She previously taught at the Faithful Toilers Sunday School Class at Christ United Methodist Church, Shippensburg. She was a former member of the Business and Professional Women, a life member of the National Education Association, the Pennsylvania State Educational Association and Delta Kappa Gamma Sorority International. Services will be held at the Gary Wilston Funeral Home, 18 N. Main St., Mansfield, on Monday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Joyce Treas officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday from 1 p.m. until the time of the service. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Philipsburg Cemetery, Philipsburg. Memorial contributions can be made to: Quincy United Methodist Home, 6596 Orphanage Rd., Quincy, PA, 17247. Dorothy served on the home's Board of Directors for 15 years.

Mary Belle Harpster
BEAVER SPRINGS - Mary Belle Harpster, 76, of 6 Chestnut St., Beaver Springs, formerly of Eighth Street, Lewistown, died at 8:50 p.m. Sunday, May 27, 2001 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. Born April 19, 1925 in Lewistown, she was a daughter of the late Albert and Grace (Buchanan) Morrison. Her first husband, William B. Kearns Jr., preceded her in death in 1963, and her second husband, Wilbur F. Harpster, preceded her in death in 1999. Surviving are: children, Lynn K. Kearns, McClure RD1 and Mrs. Jerry (Linda) Hoy, McClure RD3; step-children, George E. Harpster, Lewistown, Mrs. Kent (Barbara) Kinsey, Berryville, VA, David K. Harpster, Pleasant Gap and Christopher L. Harpster, Kingsport, TN; a sister, Mrs. William (Audrey) Bell, Lewistown RD3; 17 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three brothers, John C. Morrison, William H. Morrison and Charles D. Morrison. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Walnut Street United Methodist Church, Burnham, and also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star Lewistown Chapter No. 283. Her funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Hoenstine Funeral Home, 75 Logan St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Larry K. Lutz officiating. Interment will be in Lawvers Cemetery in Decatur Township, Mifflin County. Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice.

Renna Mae Harpster
SIGLERVILLE - Renna Mae Harpster, 70, of 1093 Locke Mills Road, Milroy, died at 3:42 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 21, 2001, at her residence. Born Aug. 29, 1930, in Burnham, she was a daughter of the late Grant A. and Helen M. (Hassinger) Ramsey. Her husband, Melvin K. Harpster, whom she married Jan. 25, 1957, survives. Also surviving are: children, Mrs. John (Melanie) Tedeschi, Wexford, Mrs. Sidney (Denise A.) Hile, Milroy and Todd R. Harpster, Reedsville; a sister, Mrs. Lester (Joanne) Carson, Reedsville; and five grandchildren. She was a 1948 graduate of Milroy High School. She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Siglerville, the Happy Hour Sunday School Class of the church and an active member of the Christian Womens' Club. She was also president of the Aid Association for Lutherans, Branch 9649 and active with Meals on Wheels. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. John's Lutheran Church, Siglerville, with Pastor Rosalie N. Smith officiating. Interment will be in Church Hill Cemetery, Reedsville. There will be no viewing. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: St. John's Lutheran Church, 51 Maclay St., Milroy, PA 17063 or to HOSPICE: the Bridge, 1126 West Fourth St., Lewistown, PA 17044. The Bohn Funeral Home, Reedsville, is in charge of arrangements.

Daniel D. Harshbarger
BELLEVILLE - Daniel D. Harshbarger, 89, of 2384 SR 655, Belleville, died at 2:10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2001, at Valley View Haven Nursing Home. Born Sept. 10, 1911, in Mattawana, he was a son of the late Abram and Pearl (Shelley) Harshbarger. His wife, Tilma S. (Byler) Harshbarger, whom he married on April 11, 1945, survives. Also surviving are: a daughter, Mrs. David (Pauline) Esch of Allensville, two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He was the last of his immediate family and was preceded in death by a brother, Paul Harshbarger, and a sister, Sarah Auker. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II where he served in Northern France and was awarded a Purple Heart. He was a taxi driver for the Amish. He was a member of Allensville Mennonite Church, the Golden Age Sunday School Class, and the Disabled American Veterans. He enjoyed hunting, gardening and volunteer work. His service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Allensville Mennonite Church with the Rev. Philip Barr and the Rev. Nelson Roth officiating. Interment will be Allensville Mennonite Cemetery. Friends may call 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Allensville Mennonite Church, P.O. Box 35, Allensville, PA 17002. The Donald E. Baggus Funeral Home, Belleville, is in charge of arrangements.

Emory F. Harshbarger
MATTAWANA - Emory F. Harshbarger, 100, of Mattawana, died at 10:20 a.m. Wednesday, June 13, 2001, at Open Door Personal Care Home, Mattawana. Born Dec. 16, 1900, in Oliver Township, he was a son of the late Francis B. and Phoebe E. (Hartzler) Harshbarger. His wife, Magdelene C. (Hewel) Harshbarger, died July 26, 1986. He is survived by three nieces and one nephew. He was preceded in death by a brother, Herman H. Harshbarger and a sister, Bertha Yoder. He was employed as a metal inspector at Standard Steel, Burnham, retiring Oct. 1, 1965. He was a member of the Big Valley Brethren in Christ Church, Belleville. He enjoyed playing the violin and the mandolin. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Harshbarger Funeral Home, 3 S. Market St., McVeytown, with the Rev. John M. Keefer officiating. Interment will be in Juniata Memorial Park, Lewistown. Family will receive friends 10 a.m. until the time of the service Saturday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to: the Big Valley Brethren in Christ Church, 81 Wagner St., Belleville, PA 17004.

Faye M. Harshman
LEWISTOWN - Faye M. Harshman, 78, of 8 Winding Way, Lewistown, died Saturday morning, March 10, 2001, at her residence. Born March 1, 1923, in Milroy, she was the daughter of the late Maurice J. and Pearl (Ripka) Long. She is survived by: children, Ronald C. Harshman, Phoenix, Ariz., Mrs. Ray (Roxann) Aumiller and Roberta Harshman, both of Lewistown; sisters, Ellie Kramer and Lestie E. Long, both of Milroy; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother and sister, Clarence R. Long and Mildred Havice. She retired from Avtex Fibers, Lewistown. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Woodlawn Cemetery, Milroy, with the Rev. Kenneth Longfield officiating. There will be no viewing. Bohn Funeral Home, Reedsville, is in charge of arrangements.

M. Elizabeth H. Hart
MANHEIM - M. Elizabeth H. Hart, 87, formerly of Manheim, died of natural causes Monday, July 23, 2001, at Landis Homes, Lititz, where she had lived since 1985. Born in Kinzers, she was the daughter of the late Willis W. and Margaret (Wenger) Kreider. Her husband, Jacob H. Hart, died in 1961. Surviving are: children, Mrs. John G. (Eileen M.) Landis, Lebanon, Mrs. John R. (Virginia F.) Saner, Mifflin, Mrs. Paul (Carlene A.) Althouse, New Providence, and Dervin C. Hart, Manheim; sisters, Mrs. Frank (Kathryn) Hershey, Lititz, Mrs. Chester (Arlene) Sensenig, Intercourse and Margaret Denlinger; 20 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Lois K. Hart; four brothers, Wilmer, Lloyd, Leroy and Lester Kreider; and by one great-grandson. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Gingrich's Mennonite Church, Lebanon, where she belonged to the sewing circle and was once a junior high Sunday school teacher. She and her husband organized Elm Street Mennonite Church, Lebanon in 1955. She was also active with the Lancaster County chapter of the Multiple Sclerosis Society. She enjoyed sewing. Services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at Gingrich's Mennonite Church, 100 Forney Road, Lebanon, with ministers, John G. Landis, John R. Saner and Robert Martin officiating. Interment will be in the adjoining church cemetery. Friends may call 9:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Landis Homes Retirement Community, Bethany East Chapel, 1001 East Oregon Road, Lititz and from 1 p.m. until the time of the service Saturday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to: The Landis Homes Caring Fund, 1001 East Oregon Road, Lititz, PA 17543. The Buch Funeral Home, 21 Market St., Manheim, is in charge of arrangements.

Bonnie Jean Hartley
MCVEYTOWN - Bonnie Jean Hartley, 57, of 697 Kansas Road, McVeytown, died at 7:55 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, 2001, at Lewistown Hospital. Born May 26, 1944, in Lewistown, she was the daughter of the late Ralph M. and Betty G. (Kauffman) Hassinger. Her husband, Edward N. Hartley, whom she married Sept. 22, 1962, survives. Also surviving are: sons, Nelson E. Hartley, Lewistown and his children, Tyler, Justin, Blake and Brock, and Gary D. Hartley, State College and wife, Julie, and children, Jessica, Megan and Ryan; a daughter, Mrs. John (Kathy) Kohler, Duncannon and children, Kathy, Alicia and Dustin; brothers and sisters, Terry Hassinger, Dauphin, Dana Hassinger, McClure, Ralph M. Hassinger Jr., Lewistown, Mrs. Allen (Kathy) Lowery, Julian, Darryl Hassinger, Grantville, and Dwayne Hassinger, Grantville. She was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister. In her early life, she was a nursing assistant at William Penn Nursing Home, Lewistown, then a home care nurse at SUN Home Health, Lewistown and later a cook for Pittsburgh Company North, Pittsburgh, before retiring due to disability from the Super 8 Motel, Lewistown. She was a member of Pleasant Acres Assembly of God Church, Lewistown. Her funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Pleasant Acres Assembly of God Church, Lewistown, with the Rev. Robert Couts officiating. Interment will be in Juniata Memorial Park, Lewistown. Friends may call 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Monday at Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown, and from 10 a.m. until the service Tuesday at the church. Memorials may be made to Lewistown Home Health Care Services, c/o Lewistown Hospital, 400 Highland Ave., Lewistown, PA 17044.

Dorothy H. Hartley
BALTIMORE, Md. - Dorothy H. Hartley, 88, of 418 Dunkirk Road, Baltimore, Md., formerly of Lewistown, died at 6:15 a.m. Monday, April 9, 2001, at Long Green Center, Baltimore, MD. Born April 25, 1912, in Lewistown, she was the daughter of the late Charles Milton and Mary Ellen (Baughman) Hartley. She was preceded in death by one brother and three sisters. She was a licensed practical nurse at George Washington University Hospital, Washington, D.C., for 18 1/2 years, retiring due to disability. She was a member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lewistown. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Gerald A. Krum officiating. Interment will be held in Mt. Rock Cemetery, Lewistown. Friends may call 10 a.m. until the time of the service Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to: St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 120 N. Main St., Lewistown, PA 17044.

Robert E. Hartley
LEWISTOWN - Robert E. Hartley, 74, of 52 Forsythe Lane, Lewistown, died at 5:25 a.m., Friday, July 13, 2001, at Ohesson Manor, Lewistown. Born on August 6, 1926, in Vira, he was the son of the late Walter F. and Grace A. (Bingman) Hartley. His wife, Delores (Thatcher) Hartley, whom he married on May 5, 1948, survives. Also surviving are: three brothers, William Hartley, of Dade City, FL, Richard Hartley, Burnham, Melvin Hartley, Tonawanda, NY; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Robert E. Hartley Jr., who died in 1994. He was a veteran of the United States Army, and was involved in the European Theater during World War II. He retired on September 1, 1991, after working 28 years as a forklift operator for Sanyo Audio, Reedsville. He was a member of the Salvation Army in Lewistown. A private service will be held at the convenience of the family. Internment will be at Juniata Memorial Park. There will be no viewing. The family will provide all flowers. Memorial contributions can be made to the Salvation Army, 9 South Dorcas St., Lewistown, PA, 17044. Hoenstine Funeral Home, 75 Logan St., Lewistown, is in charge of the arrangements.

Dean S. Hartman
CAMP HILL - Dean S. Hartman, 77, of Camp Hill, formerly of Lewistown, died Saturday, May 12, 2001, in Harrisburg Hospital. Born Jan. 24, 1924, in State College, he was a son of the late Clyde B. and Mary (Wands) Hartman. His wife, Joan C. (Cook) Hartman of Camp Hill, survives. He is also survived by children, Dee A. Scarlato of Etters and Jeffrey L. Hartman of Canton, Ohio, and five grandchildren. He was the only three-time All-American, single sport athlete for soccer at Penn State. He was a member of the Penn State Hall of Fame. He was a United States Army veteran of World War II. He was a former track and soccer coach for Lewistown High School and was the assistant secretary for the Department of Education for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania until his retirement. He was a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Camp Hill. He was also a member of the Free and Accepted Masons, Robert Burns Lodge 464, Harrisburg. He was an avid hunter and angler. Services will be held at 11 a.m. today at the Neill Funeral Home, 3401 Market St., Camp Hill, with the Rev. Dr. J. Stewart Hardy officiating. Interment will be in Rolling Green Memorial Park, Lower Allen Township, with full military honors provided by the Linglestown American Legion.

William L. "Bud" Hartman, Jr.
LEWISTOWN - William L. "Bud" Hartman, Jr., 79, of Seventh Street, Highland Park, Lewistown, died at 1:50 a.m. Friday, June 1, 2001 at Lewistown Hospital. Born August 13, 1921 in Millerstown, he was the son of the late W. Lawrence, Sr. and Revetta P. (Rapp) Hartman. Surviving are: children, Thomas R. Hartman, Lewistown, Mrs. Barry (Cynthia) Brehman, Lewistown; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was the last of the immediate family, and was preceded in death by a sister, Lucille Kauffman and an infant brother. He was a staff sergeant in the United States Army Air Corps, 391st Bomb Group in the European Theatre. He was employed in the spinning department of the American Viscose Corporation for 24 years, retiring in 1972. He was later employed at the Busy Beaver Building Center and Allensville Planing Mill, Inc. for 20 years, retiring in 1993. He was a member of Highland Park Presbyterian Church, American Legion Post 942 in McClure, VFW 7011 of Lewistown, UCT Council 591, Air Force Association, and a life member of the City Hook and Ladder Fire Company, the Yeagertown Fire Company and the A.A.R.P. His funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, June 4, at Hoenstine Funeral Home, Inc., 75 Logan St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Robert Zorn officiating. Interment will be in Mount Rock Cemetery, Lewistown where military graveside rites will be conducted by VFW Post 7011. There will be no public viewing. Memorial contributions may be made to the Highland Park Presbyterian Church, 103 Sixth St., Lewistown, PA 17044.

Barbara J. Hartsock
LEWISTOWN - Barbara J. Hartsock, 52, of 33 Grapevine Lane, Lewistown, died at 7:20 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, 2001, at her residence. Born May 15, 1949, in Valley Forge, she was the daughter of the late John W. Kennedy and the late Ann (Bell) Davis. She was raised by her grandparents, the late Harry and Carry Kennedy. Her husband, Carl L. Hartsock, whom she married Oct. 3, 1970, survives. Also surviving are: children, Tracy Bottorff, Philadelphia, Krystie Bottorff, Belleville and Steven Hartsock, South Hill, VA; stepchildren, Carl L. Hartsock Jr. and April Hardin, both of Lewistown; a brother, Harry Kennedy, State College; half brothers, Donald Kennedy, Ricky Kennedy, Glen Burnie, MD, John Kennedy, Lewistown and Brian Kennedy, Maryland; four grandchildren and six step-grandchildren. She was a bookkeeper for Carpet and Furniture World, Lewistown for the past four years. Previously, she had worked at Scotty's Fashion for 17 years. She was a member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church. A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at St. John's ELC, 120 N. Main St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Gerald A. Krum officiating. Private interment will be held at Juniata Memorial Park. There will be no viewing. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice: The Bridge, 1126 W. Fourth Street, Lewistown, PA 17044. Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Eva R. Hartzler
HUNTINGDON - Eva R. Hartzler, PhD., 90, of The Oaks at Westminster Woods, 360 Westminster Drive, Huntingdon, formerly of 2014 Washington St., Huntingdon, died at 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, 2001, at The Oaks, Huntingdon. Born Jan. 24, 1911, in Longreen, MD, she was the daughter of the late John M. and Anna Mary (King) Hartzler. She is survived by a twin sister, Ethel N. Hartzler, Valley View Haven, Belleville; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by one sister and three brothers, H. Harold Hartzler, Mrs. Kenneth (Carrie) Dodd, John M. Hartzler, and C. Clayton Hartzler. She was a 1928 graduate of Belleville High School and graduated in 1932 from Juniata College with a B.S. in chemistry. She received her M.S. in chemistry and her PhD. in bio-chemistry from the Pennsylvania State College in 1933 and 1950, respectively. She was employed as a professor of bio-chemistry at Juniata College from 1950 until her retirement in 1976. She was a member of the Abbey Reformed United Church of Christ, Huntingdon. She was also a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; the American Chemical Society; the Standing Stone Garden Club of Huntingdon; the Sierra Club; the Wilderness Society; the National Parks and Conservation Association; the Council for a Liveable World; and the Union of Concerned Scientists. She loved flower gardening and hiking. A private graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family, with the Rev. Gary H. Marcy officiating. Interment will be in the Allensville Amish and Mennonite Cemetery, Allensville, Menno Township, Mifflin County. There will be no viewing or visitation. The John B. Brown Funeral Home Inc., 417 Washington St., Huntingdon, is in charge of arrangements.

Elizabeth E. "Bette" Hassinger
LEWISTOWN - Elizabeth E. "Bette" Hassinger, 82, of Juniata Terrace, died at 9:35 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 23, 2001, in the Ohesson Manor Nursing Home. Born Sept. 1, 1919, in Defiance she was the daughter of the late David B. and Rachel (Fry) Bland. She was the wife of the late Daniel S. Hassinger, who died on March 6, 1990. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Larry (Dana E.) Frye of Albuquerque, NM; two sons, David C. Hassinger of Harrisburg and Thomas D. Hassinger of Burnsville, Minn.; a sister, Mrs. Charles (Beulah) Foster of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio; and four grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother and a sister. She was employed as a sales clerk by Danks & Co. and attended First Baptist Church. She was a member of the Golden Age Club, Pensioneers, and F. W. Black Senior Citizens Center and was judge of elections at Juniata Terrace for many years. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in Hoenstine Funeral Home, Inc., 75 Logan St., Lewistown, with the Rev. John S. Walters officiating. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until the time of service. Interment will be in Juniata Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Ohesson Manor Nursing Home, 276 Green Ave., Lewistown, PA 17044 or to First Baptist Church, 111 E. Third St., Lewistown, PA 17044.

Warren H. Haubert
PORT ROYAL - Warren H. Haubert, 79, of 408 Tuscarora St., Port Royal, died at 2 a.m. Saturday, April 7, 2001, at Beverly Healthcare-William Penn, Lewistown. Born June 21, 1921, in Delaware Township, Juniata County, he was the son of the late Ralph George and Laura Edna (Frye) Haubert. His wife, Hazel Louise (Dressler) Haubert, died in 1993. Surviving are: children, Warren H. "Cook" Haubert Jr., Richfield RR1, Mrs. Alfred (Sandy) Jamison, McAlisterville RR1, Mrs. Gary (Bonita) Beale, Chesapeake, Va., Marvin E. "Gene" Haubert, Cocolamus, Mrs. Jay (Joanne) Guyer Jr., McAlisterville, Gerald M. "Mike" Haubert, Mifflintown, and David S. Haubert, Thompsontown; sisters and brother, Edna M. Singer, Thompsontown, Grace M. Gilpin, Billings, Mont., Marlin L. Haubert, Mount Pleasant Mills, and Ruby R. Horning, McAlisterville; 13 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters. He was a United States Navy veteran of World War II, having served in the Pacific Theatre. He was a truck driver for Juniata Concrete. He was a member of the Evangelical United Brethren Church, Maze. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Union Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Mifflintown, with the Rev. Ronald S. Nipple officiating. There will be no viewing. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice. Hoenstine Funeral Homes Inc., 75 Logan St., Lewistown, is in charge of arrangements.

Claude Edward Hawk
MCCLURE - Claude Edward Hawk, 84, of McClure, died at 3:20 a.m. Saturday, July 7, 2001, at Ohesson Manor, Lewistown, where he had been a resident for the past year. Born Oct. 25, 1916, in McClure, he was a son of the late Edward William and Iva Ailene (Fox) Hawk. His wife, Julia (Snook) Hawk, whom he married May 17, 1938, survives. Also surviving are: children, Mrs. Jack L. (Gloria E.) Wagner and Mrs. Gerald H. (Harriet K.) Botdorf, both of McClure and William "Baird" Hawk, Beaver Springs RR1; eight grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren; two step-grandchildren and three step-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister, Kathryn Wagner. He graduated from McClure High School in 1934 and also received a credit certificate from the machine department of Essex County Vocational School, Newark, NJ, in blueprint reading. He was a United States Navy veteran of World War II, having served as a Seaman Guard and received an honorable discharge in 1945. Earlier in life, he worked at Lonicera Farms, Douglasville, Essex County Dairy, Cedargrove, NJ and FMC, Lewistown. He retired in 1980 from Avtex Fibers, Lewistown. He also served several years on the McClure Municipal Authority. He was a member of Mt. Bethel United Church of Christ, where he served several years on the church council and taught the young boys for several years. He was also a member of the McClure Fire Company; F&AM Masonic Lodge 619, Middleburg, where he was a Past Master; the Harrisburg Consistory; and the Zembo Shrine. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, playing cards and checkers, golfing, growing shrubbery and Christmas trees, and loved family get togethers. Services will be held 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mt. Bethel United Church of Christ, with the Rev. Donald Wise officiating. Interment will be in the McClure Union Cemetery. Friends may call 4-9 p.m. today at the McClure chapel of Aurand Funeral Homes, North Brown Street, McClure, where the family will be present from 7-9 p.m. A masonic service will be held at 8:30 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to: Mt. Bethel United Church of Christ, McClure, PA 17841; Sun Home Health, PO Box 232, Northumberland, PA 17857; or to Ohesson Manor, 276 Green Ave. ext., Lewistown, PA 17044-1699. Arrangements can also be found at www.legacy.com.

Fred H. Hayes
LEWISTOWN - Fred H. Hayes, 86, of 200 Eighth St., Highland Park, Lewistown, died at 11:22 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, 2001, at the Lewistown Hospital. Born March 15, 1915, in Lewistown, he was the son of the late Paul R. and Mollie L. (Brininger) Hayes. His wife, Alma K. (Henry) Hayes, died in October of 1974. He is survived by a sister, Mrs. Dick (Dorothy L.) Wagner of 60 Long Drive, Lewistown. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Paul D. Hayes and Chester E. Hayes. He was a Chief Petty Officer in the United States Navy Sea Bees during World War II. He was employed by FMC Division of the American Viscose Corporation, retiring in 1972. He was a member of the Lewistown Presbyterian Church. He was also a life member of the BPOE Lodge 663, Lewistown and a member of Camp Rayona's Supervisor Club. Service and committal will be private and at the convenience of the family. Interment will be in Mt. Rock Cemetery. There will be no viewing. Hoenstine Funeral Home Inc., 75 Logan St., Lewistown, is in charge of arrangements.

Paul D. Hayes
MILROY - Paul D. Hayes, 75, of 95 Broad St., Milroy, died at 10:38 a.m. Monday, Feb. 12, 2001, at the Lewistown Hospital. Born March 11, 1925, in Lewistown, he was the son of the late Paul R. and Mollie L. (Breininger) Hayes. His wife, Marjorie M. (Treaster) Hayes, whom he married July 31, 1947, survives. Also surviving are: a son, Stephen Lewis Hayes, Lewistown; brother and sister, Fred H. Hayes and Dorothy Wagner, both of Lewistown; and one grandson. He was preceded in death by a brother, Chester "Pete" Hayes on Oct. 15, 1999. He was a graduate of Lewistown High School. He was a United States Navy veteran of World War II. He retired after 25 years as a manager with A&P Foods in Lewistown and Burnham. He also worked as a manager at Empire Kosher outlet. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Bohn Funeral Home, Reedsville, with the Rev. Edward P. Fleming Sr. officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Rock Cemetery. Friends may call 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Beulah M. Heimbach
BEAVER SPRINGS - Beulah M. Heimbach, 88, of Penn Lutheran Village, formerly of Beaver Springs RR1, died at 5:35 a.m. Friday, March 9, 2001, at Penn Lutheran Village. Born Dec. 10, 1912, in Spring Township, Snyder County, she was the daughter of the late John F. and Cora A. (Steininger) Heimbach. She was preceded in death by a brother, Martin Heimbach, and a sister, Esta Heimbach. She was employed by the former Davis Manufacturing in Beaver Springs for 23 years. Earlier in life she worked at the former Dress Factory in Selinsgrove and the former Bubb Garment Manufacturing. She was a member of Messiah Lutheran Church, the church Sunday school class, and a member of the Women of the Evangelical Church of America. She was a member of the Beaver Springs Fire Company Auxiliary and the former Beavertown Grange. Her funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Beavertown chapel of Aurand Funeral Homes, 316 W. Market St., Beavertown, with the Rev. Donald Nice officiating. Interment will be in the Black Oak Ridge Cemetery II, McClure RR2. There will be no viewing. Memorial contributions may be made to Messiah Lutheran Church, Troxelville, PA 17882.

Donnie G. Heimbaugh
SPRING VALLEY, CA - Donnie G. Heimbaugh, 66, of Spring Valley, CA, formerly of Milroy, died Aug. 30, 2001, in Spring Valley, CA. Born Nov. 21, 1934, in Mifflin County, he was a son of the late Asher and Carrie (Wagner) Heimbaugh. His wife, Dorothy (Rastella) Heimbaugh of Spring Valley, CA, survives. Also surviving are: children, Donnie A. Heimbaugh, Daniel C. Heimbaugh and Doris Harman; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by nine brothers and four sisters. He served in the U.S. Navy for 20 years and was a member of the Naval Aviation Depot, North Island, San Diego, CA. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Woodlawn Cemetery, Milroy, with the Rev. Brad Williams officiating, where military services will be held by VFW Post 7011, Lewistown. There will be no viewing. Memorial contributions may be made to: VFW Post 7011, 11 Chestnut St., Lewistown, PA 17044. Barr Funeral Home, 120 Logan St., Lewistown, is in charge of arrangements.

Carl Edward 'Pap' Heintzelman
SELINSGROVE - Carl Edward "Pap" Heintzelman, 83, formerly of Liverpool RR1, died at 1:40 a.m. Sunday, April 22, 2001, at the Penn Lutheran Village Nursing Home, Selinsgrove, where he was admitted Saturday from Sunbury Community Hospital. Born Oct. 7, 1917, in Port Trevorton, RR1, Snyder County, he was a son of the late William Nelson and Maggie Edna (Brown) Heintzelman. He is survived by his wife, Flossie Ruth (Dietz) Heintzelman, with whom he celebrated his 59th wedding anniversary last Wednesday. Also surviving are: two sons, Wayne W. Heintzelman, Shermans Dale and Paul E. Heintzelman, Selinsgrove; two daughters, Barbara C. Herrold and Maggie J. Sholley, both of Port Trevorton RR1; a brother, Norman Heintzelman, Port Trevorton RR1; two sisters, Margaret Lilley, Selinsgrove RR4 and Edith Basom, Selinsgrove RR2; 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews. He was preceded in death by four brothers, George, Walter, William and Charles Heintzelman, and two sisters, Mabel Bower and Mary Heintzelman. He was educated in the lower Herrold Grammar Schoolhouse in Union Township, Snyder County. He retired in 1979 from ConRail's Enola yards, where he was a machinist for 27 years. At times when he was furloughed from the railroad, he worked various construction jobs. He also assisted his father in farming. He was a member of the Zion (Hall's) Lutheran Church, Port Trevorton RR1 and a life member of the Port Trevorton Volunteer Fire Company. He was known for joking with his family. He enjoyed viewing television and, in his early years, enjoyed fishing and hunting. His funeral service is at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the George P. Garman Funeral Home, Mt. Pleasant Mills, with the Rev. Timothy W. Bingman officiating. Interment will be in St. Peter's Cemetery, Millerstown RR2. Family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Penn Lutheran Village Nursing Home-Memorial Fund, 800 Broad St., Selinsgrove, PA 17870.

Ward H. Hendrick
REEDSVILLE - Ward H. Hendrick, 83, of Reedville, formerly of Marlette, MI, died Tuesday, July 17, 2001, at Marlette Community Hospital, Marlette, MI. Born Dec. 18, 1917, in Clifford, MI, he was the son of the late Alexander and Lucy (Ward) Hendrick. His wife, Wilma (Searles) Hendrick, whom he married March 29, 1943 in St. Louis, MO, survives. Also surviving are: daughters, Mrs. Don (Sharon) Bishop of Monticello, MS and Crystine Hendrick of Beaufort, SC; and three grandsons. He was preceded in death by a sister, Morsia Stolt. He graduated from Kingston High School. He served in the United States Army Air Corp during World War II. He worked in sales for General Coach in Marlette and Marlette Homes in Lewistown, until his retirement in 1986. He was a member of the Marlette First Presbyterian Church. Cremation took place at the Sunset Valley Crematory in Bay City, MI. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be given to the charity of one's choice. The Marsh Funeral Chapel Inc., 2675 Main St., Marlette, MI, was in charge of arrangements.

Margaret E. Henry
PORT ROYAL - Margaret E. Henry, 88, of Port Royal RR2, died at 1:33 p.m. Tuesday, March 27, 2001, at the Lewistown Hospital. Born May 18, 1912, in Pleasant View, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Mabel (Pannebaker) Armstrong. Her husband, L. Roy Henry, died August 6, 1967. She is survived by children, C. Roy Henry, David C. Henry and James W. Henry, all of Port Royal RR2, Robert L. Henry, Mifflintown, Mable Beaver, Academia, Pauline Dziewit, Lexington Park, Md., and Mary Lehman, Mifflintown RR2; brother and sister, Herman Armstrong Sr., Mifflin and Olive Stake, Port Royal RR2; 19 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, O. Frank Henry, a grandson, James Beaver and a great-granddaughter. She was a member of Port Royal Lutheran Church. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Henry Funeral Home, Honey Grove, with the Rev. Marten Roberson and the Rev. Warren Peachey officiating. Interment will be in the Old Church Hill Cemetery, Port Royal. Friends may call 10 a.m. until the time of the services Friday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to: Port Royal Lutheran Church, 402 Market St., Port Royal, PA 17058.

Steven E. Henry
MIFFLINTOWN - Steven E. Henry, 39, of Mifflintown RR4, died Friday, Nov. 9, 2001, at his home. Born March 22, 1961, in Lewistown, he was the son of David and Janet (Gray) Henry, Port Royal RR1. His wife, Joan (Krinjeck) Henry, survives. His service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the South Juniata Baptist Church, Honey Grove RR1, with Pastor Dennis R. Thompson Jr. officiating. Interment will be in the McCullochs Mills Cemetery. Friends may call noon-9 p.m. today, where the family will be present 7-9 p.m., at the Henry Funeral Home, Honey Grove, and 1 p.m. until the time of the service Tuesday at the church.

Angel L. Hepner
MOUNT UNION - Angel L. Hepner, 29, of 124 Hartman Village, Mount Union, died at 2:45 a.m. Friday May 4, 2001, at the Western Penn Hospital, Pittsburgh, following an extended illness. Born March 28, 1972 in Lewistown, she was a daughter of Dale E. Hepner, Yadkinville, NC and Joseph C. and Roberta "Robin" (Plank) Snyder of Newtown Hamilton, who survive. Also surviving are: children, Trenton McConaughey and Tory McConaughey, both at home; brothers and a sister; Dale E. "Chuck" Hepner Jr., Mapleton, Joey Snyder, Mike Snyder and Scott Snyder, all of Newton Hamilton, and Shane Hepner and Michelle Beal, both of North Carolina. She was a 1991 graduate of Mount Union Area High School. She was a member of the Wesleyan Church, Mount Union. She had been employed at the Huntingdon County Head Start of Mount Union. Her funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Wesleyan Church in Mount Union with the Rev. Rod Uhlig officiating. Interment will be in the Mount Union Cemetery. Friends may call from 10 a.m. Tuesday until the time of the service at the church. The Robert D. Heath Funeral Home in Mount Union is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia/Lymphoma Society, Two Gateway Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, or to Hope Lodge, 125 Lucy Ave., Hummelstown, PA 17036, or to Family House, 514 N. Neville St., Pittsburgh, PA 15222.

Ethel M. Hepner
LEWISTOWN &emdash; Ethel M. Hepner, 65, wife of Emory Hepner, of 40 W. Sponagle Ave., Lewistown, formerly of Mcalisterville, died Saturday at Lewistown Hospital. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Sheaffer Funeral Home, McAlisterville, with the viewing one hour prior to the service.

Neda J. Herbster
BELLEVILLE - Neda J. Herbster, 94, a resident of Valley View Haven, formerly of Snyder County, died at 9:02 a.m. Friday, March 30, 2001 at Valley View Haven, 4702 E. Main St., Belleville. Born Nov. 1, 1906 in Snyder County, she was a daughter of the late Howard S. and E. Jane (Bowersox) Zechman. Her husband Charles C. Herbster preceded her in death on Nov. 20, 2000. Surviving are: a daughter, Jean Norman, 20 Chestnut St., Beaver Springs; a sister, Celesta Boyer, Lewisburg; seven grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Charles H. Herbster, on Nov. 20, 2000. She was also preceded in death by two brothers and five sisters. She was employed at the American Viscose Corp. and prior to that at the Beavertown Silk Mill. She was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Beavertown. Services will be private and held at the convenience of the family with the Rev. Galen Sharp officiating. Interment will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Beavertown. Memorial contributions may be made to: United Church of Christ, Beavertown, PA 17813. Hoenstine Funeral Home, Inc., 75 Logan St., Lewistown is in charge of arrangements.

Morine L. Herron
MIFFLINTOWN - Morine L. Herron, 93, of Mifflintown RR5, formerly of Montgomery, Ala., died at 9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2001, at her home. Born Feb. 22, 1907, in Perry County, Ala., she was the daughter of the late Josiah and Virilla Estelle (Kinard) Stewart. Her husband, Vonnie H. Herron, preceded her in death. Surviving are: a daughter, Dorothy V. Markle, Mifflintown RR5; brother and sisters, James Stewart and Jorine Petty, both of Columbus, Ga., N. Louise Agrue, Montgomery, Ala., and Norma Pilkinton, Phenix City, Ala.; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Charles E. "Billy" Herron; two sisters, Ollie Bell Beck and W. Myrtle Walker; and a brother, Fred "Buck" Stewart. She retired as the head seamstress for St. Margret's Hospital, Montgomery, Ala. She enjoyed sewing, quilting, and spending time with her family. Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Rex Funeral Home, Port Royal, with the Rev. James R. Bramer officiating. Interment will be in New Church Hill Cemetery, Port Royal. Friends may call from 12:30 p.m. until the time of the services Friday at the funeral home.

Clay B. Herto
REEDSVILLE - Clay B. Herto, 82, of Locust Grove Retirement Village, Mifflin, formerly of West Railroad Street, Reedsville, Mifflin, died at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, 2001, at the home. Born Feb. 7, 1919, in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Harry B. and Eunice (Bigelow) Herto. His wife, Mary Ruth (Bumgardner) Herto, died Feb. 16, 1985. Surviving are: a son, Gary Lee Herto, Suffolk, VA; brothers and sister, Earl Herto, Milroy, James Herto, Lewistown, and Averal Reese, California; three grandchildren, Alan Lee and his wife, Joan, Lorton, VA, Richard Keith and his wife, Bonnie and Jeri Lyn Gelbaugh Yarnell and her husband, Lorenzo, both of Suffolk, VA; and four great-grandchildren, Michele Gelbaugh, Jennifer Gelbaugh, Kristen Herto and Adam Herto, all of Suffolk, VA. He was preceded in death by a son, Dennis D. Herto on Nov. 8, 1967. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, having served with the Medical Corps. He retired from Standard Steel in 1981. Early in life, he worked locally with the Civilian Conservation Camp. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Church Hill Cemetery, Reedsville, with the Rev. Ed L. Moore officiating. Friends may call 7-9 p.m. today at the Bohn Funeral Home, Reedsville. Memorial contributions may be made to: Salem United Methodist Church, 2 Feeder Ave., Lewistown, PA 17044.

James E. 'Jim' Hertzler
COCHISE, Ariz. - James E. "Jim" Hertzler, 81, of Cochise, Ariz., died at 6:34 a.m. Friday, Feb. 2, 2001, at the Southern Arizona VA Healthcare Hospital, Tucson, Ariz. Born April 7, 1919, in Walker Township, Juniata County, he was the son of the late Harvey J. and Margaret M. (Kauffman) Hertzler. Surviving are: children, Charles J. Hertzler, Gregory, Mich., Mrs. Ronald (Linda M.) Hawkins and Mrs. John (Debra L.) Robu, both of Stockbridge, Mich., Mrs. George (Pam S.) Price, Genoa, W. Va., and Mrs. Keith (Terrie L.) Broesamle, Munith, Mich; two sisters, Mary Ellen Zerbe, Nazareth and Helen B. Redmond, Mechanicsburg; nine grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister, Martha Sheaffer. He was a US Army veteran of World War II, having attained the rank of Tech 5th grade and serving with the 607th Tank Destroyer Battalion in the European and African Theatres. He retired in 1981 with 28 years of service as a field worker for Panhandle Eastern Pipeline of Michigan and Wyoming. He was a life member of the VFW Post 6397 and a member of the American Legion Post 48, both of Garnett, Kan. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Brown Funeral Home, 100 Bridge St., Mifflintown, with Donald Prye officiating. Interment will be in the Adam's Cemetery, Mifflintown RR4, where full military honors will be provided by the Juniata County Veterans Council. Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.


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