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Robert J. Daley
MIFFLIN - Robert J. Daley, 85, of 317 Seventh Ave., Burnham, died at 10:15 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 10, 1999, at Locust Grove Retirement Village, Mifflin.

Born Jan. 28, 1914, in Foster Township, Schuylkill County, he was a son of William F. and Elizabeth (Close) Daley. His wife, Joyce (Fink) Daley, of 317 Seventh Ave., Burnham, whom he married Sept. 9, 1944, survives.

Surviving is a daughter, Maureen A. Daley, 220 Third Ave., Burnham.

He was the last of his immediate family, having been preceded in death by a brother and two sisters.

He was a Pennsylvania State Police trooper for 20 years before retiring in 1952. He was the head of security at Sanyo Inc., Milroy, from 1962-1981.

He was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Roman Catholic Church, Lewistown.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Sacred Heart, Lewistown, with the Rev. Father Thomas Marickovic officiating. Interment will be in Pleasant View Cemetery, Mattawana.

Family will receive friends from 10 a.m-10:45 a.m. Wednesday at Heller-Hoenstine Funeral Home, 108 First Ave., Burnham.


Kathryn D. 'Sadie' Dalton
PORT ROYAL - Kathryn D. "Sadie" Dalton, 58, of Port Royal RR1, died at 11:07 p.m. Friday, April 21, 2000 at Lewistown Hospital.

Born July 21, 1941 in McCoysville, she was a daughter of the late Herbert Nealman and LaRue Palm. Her husband, Ernest E. Dalton, survives.

Also surviving are: a son, Anthony E. Dalton, East Waterford; a daughter, Angi E. Barton, Port Royal; three brothers, Donald Berrier and Stanley Berrier Jr., both of Mifflin, and Barry Berrier, Port Royal; two sisters, Shelby Trego, McAlisterville and Melody Berrier, Mifflintown; nine grandchildren and a great-granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by a grandson, Terry Alan Dalton.

She was employed at Port Royal Speedway.

She was a member of East Waterford Methodist Church and a supporter of Club 1,000 Hungry Children's Fund. She was also a member of Friendship Fire Company of Port Royal and the Port Royal Ambulance Company.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Henry Funeral Home, Honey Grove, with Pastor Don Walters officiating. Interment will be in McCoysville Cemetery.

There will be no public viewing, and the family will provide all flowers.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice.


Peter J. Damicantonio
LEWISTOWN - Peter J. Damicantonio, 81, a resident of Beverly Healthcare-William Penn, formerly of Milroy RR1, died at 4:25 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 9, 2000, at the nursing home.

Born Jan. 18, 1918, in Naginey, he was a son of the late Angelo and Josephine (Berardis) Damicantonio. His wife, Thelma (Phillips) Damicantonio, died June 3, 1990.

Surviving are: children, P. James Damicantonio, 143 College Ave., Milroy, Mrs. Richard (Carmella) Fultz, 595 New Lancaster Valley Road, Milroy, and David A. Damicantonio, 145 Barefoot Road, Milroy; brothers and sisters, Mary Ficarra, Bellefonte, Anthony Damicantonio, Naginey, Emily Palminteri, Mechanicsburg, and Dominic Damicantonio, Reedsville; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Theresa Damicantonio.

He was a 1936 graduate of Milroy High School.

Early in life, he worked as a harness and shoe repairman in Belleville and later he was a self-employed farmer, retiring in 1995. He was also an income tax preparer for over 50 years.

He was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, where he was a former council member. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus and the Milroy Lions Club.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, with the Rev. Father Thomas Marickovic officiating. Interment will be in the Damicantonio Family Cemetery, Siglerville.

Friends may call from 6-9 p.m. Thursday at the Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Damicantonio Family Cemetery Perpetual Care Fund, c/o Carmella Fultz, 595 New Lancaster Valley Road, Milroy, PA 17063.


Helen Louise Fleming Dando
ROSEDALE, N.C. - Helen Louise Fleming Dando, 89, of 304 Wharton St., Rosedale, died Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2000, at the Beaufort County Hospital in Washington, N.C.

Born Dec. 31, 1910, in Juniata County, she was a daughter of the late Harvey and Charlotte (Shearer) Fleming. Her husband, Ronald Arthur Dando, survives.

Also surviving are: a sister and two brothers, Irma Fleming and Woodrow Fleming, both of Lewistown, and Max Fleming, Reedsville. She was a graduate of Penn State University and attended Shippensburg State University.

She was a retired elementary school teacher, having taught in the Harrisburg Public School District.

She was a member of Lewistown Presbyterian Church.

Graveside services will held at 1 p.m. Friday at Rolling Green Memorial Park, Camp Hill.

Family will receive friends from 10:30-11:30 a.m. today at Hillside Funeral Home, 4500 Hwy 264 East, Washington, N.C., and from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Friday at the Richard Funeral Home, 29 S. Enola Drive, Enola.


Harriet (Frazier) Daup
LEWISTOWN - Harriet (Frazier) Daup, 97, of Ohesson Manor, Lewistown, and formerly of Mifflintown, died at 9 a.m. Thursday, March 4, 1999, at the manor.

Born Oct. 21, 1901, in Tusseyville, Centre County, she was a daughter of the late Foster and Annie (Lee) Frazier. Her husband, Daniel S. Daup, preceded her in death in 1960.

Surviving are: a son, William F. Daup, Mifflintown RR1, and one grandson.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Ida R. Frazier, and two brothers, Earl Frazier and Lee Frazier.

She was a graduate of Lock Haven Normal School.

In the 1940s, she taught at the Potter's Mills Elementary School.

She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Mifflin, and a 50-year member of the Glen Chapter No. 425 Order of the Eastern Star, Lykens.

Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Guss Funeral Home, 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown, with the Rev. George S. Reynolds officiating. Interment will be in Reformed and Lutheran Cemetery, Centre Hall.

Family will receive friends from 12:30 p.m. until the time of services at the funeral home.

The family will provide all funeral flowers.

Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, PO Box F, Mifflin, PA 17058, or Ohesson Manor, 276 Green Ave. Ext., Lewistown, PA 17044.


John E. Davis
THOMPSONTOWN - John E. Davis, 63, of Thompsontown RR1, died at 11:10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24, 1999, at his home.

Born Aug. 2, 1936, in Mifflintown, he was the son of the late Simon and Gertrude (Leonard) Davis. His wife, Joanne E. (McCulloch) Davis, whom he married Aug. 31, 1957, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Ritchie E. Davis and Karen L. Frontz, both of Mifflintown RR1, James S. Davis, Thompsontown RR1, and Christine F. Fortenbaugh, Newport; sisters, Betty Ort, Mechanicsburg, Margaret Ort, Mill Hall, and Susan Marquart, Carlisle; and nine grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother, William Davis.

He was a 1956 graduate of Juniata Joint High School, Mifflintown.

He was owner of John E. Davis Construction from 1971-1988 and a building supervisor for S&A Homes until 1996.

He attended the Pleasant Valley Chapel, Mount Pleasant Mills and was a charter member of the Thompsontown Lions Club.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Guss Funeral Home, 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown, with the Rev. Enos Shelley and the Rev. Eugene Heidler officiating. Interment will be in Union Memorial Gardens, Mifflintown.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice: The Bridge, 1126 W. Fourth St., Lewistown, PA 17044.


Violet L. Davis
LEWISTOWN - Violet L. Davis, 81, of 111 Pannebaker Ave., Lewistown, died at 1:35 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31, 1999, at her home.

Born March 12, 1918, in Portage, she was a daughter of the late Jacob and Sophia (George) Bickelman. She was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew Davis, on May 23, 1987.

Surviving are: a son, Dr. A. Garth Davis of Spokane, Wash.; a sister, Annabelle Mowery of Apopka, Fla.; and two grandchildren.

She was preceded by four sisters.

She owned and operated Davis Beauty Shop for 21 years, retiring in 1980.

She was a member of First Baptist Church, the Mother's Club of Lewistown and the Women of the Moose Auxiliary.

The funeral service is at 11 a.m. Thursday at Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Jeffrey D. McCleary officiating. Interment will be in Lind Memorial Cemetery, Lewistown.

The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until the funeral service Thursday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to HOSPICE: The Bridge, 1126 W. Fourth St., Lewistown, PA 17044.


Wanda M. Dawson
ORBISONIA - Wanda M. Dawson, 89, a resident of Woodlawn Retirement Center, Orbisonia, and formerly of Ravenna, Ohio, died at 3:11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, 1999, at the center.

She was born March 1, 1910, in Lewistown. Her husband, Robert C. Dawson, died in 1983.

Surviving are: children, Dorothy Huffman and Phyllis Pennepacker, Ravenna, Ohio, Robert Carl Jones, Milroy, Patty Jones, Orbisonia; a sister, Frieda Sloan, South Carolina; and a number of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sons, Donald Richard Jones and Earl Eugene Jones.

Private services will be held today at Robert D. Heath Funeral Home, Mount Union, with the Rev. Dr. Kenneth Grundon officiating. Interment will be in Three Springs Cemetery.


Ray J. Deamer
LEWISTOWN - Ray J. Deamer, 72, of 4091 U.S. Highway 522 North, Lewistown, died at 5:50 a.m. Thursday, April 8, 1999, at Lewistown Hospital.

Born July 30, 1926, in Decatur Township, Mifflin County, he was a son of the late Charles H. and Jennie M. (Weiand) Deamer. His wife, Arlene (Brindel) Deamer, whom he married Jan. 8, 1949, survives.

Also surviving are: a son, Michael R. Deamer, Norfolk, Neb.; brother and sisters, Jay W. Deamer, Huntingdon, Mrs. Gilbert (Verna) Nepper, Lewistown RR4, Helen Aumiller, Milroy, Mrs. Marlin (Phyllis) Sipe and Mrs. Kenneth (Letty) Lawver, both of McClure, and Mrs. Donald (Shirley) Freed and Irene Frye, both of Alfarata.

He was preceded in death by a brother.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in World War II in the Pacific Theatre.

He was a boring mill operator in Machine Shop I at Standard Steel, Burnham, for 37 years, retiring in 1988.

He was a member of St. Mark's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Alfarata, and the United Steelworkers of America Local 1940.

Services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Interment will be in Vira Methodist Cemetery, Lewistown.

There will be no public viewing.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association of Central Pennsylvania, 205 E. Beaver Ave., State College, PA 16801.

The Heller-Hoenstine Burnham Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.


Richard S. Deamer
WEST WINDSOR, N.Y. - Richard S. Deamer, 88, of 40 Colpitts Drive, West Windsor, NY, formerly of Alfarata, died Friday, Dec. 10, 1999, at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Binghamton, NY.

Born Dec. 14, 1910, in Alfarata, he was a son of the late Walter S. and Neta R. (Reber) Deamer. His wife, Bernice P. (Gray) Deamer, died Feb. 20, 1999.

Surviving are: a son, Tom E. Deamer, 40 Colpitts Drive, West Windsor, NY; brothers and sisters, W. Reber Deamer, Lewistown RR3, Mrs. Roman (Eva) Boczkowski, Reading, Robert E. Deamer, San Juan, Puerto Rico, and Mrs. John (Jean) Lane, Belleville; 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Madeline K. Fitzpatrick and two sisters.

He was a graduate of Lewistown High School.

He was a foreman of the forge shop of Standard Steel, Burnham, retiring in 1975.

He was a member of St. Mark's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Alfarata, past president of the Birch Hill Foremans Club and was a charter member of the Alfarata Lions Club. He was also an avid golfer.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mark's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 573 Alfarata Road, with the Rev. Clyde B. Singh officiating. Interment will be in the Alfarata Lutheran Cemetery.

Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of the services Wednesday at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to: St. Mark's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 573 Alfarata Road, Lewistown, PA 17044.

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


Esther M. Dean
LEWISTOWN - Esther M. Dean, 81, of 311 Hillsdale Ave., Lewistown, died at 7:05 p.m. Sunday, May 23, 1999, at the Lewistown Hospital.

Born March 30, 1918, in Lewistown, she was the daughter of the late Granville Earl and Mary Blanche (Palm) Kochenderfer. Her husband, Calvin D. Dean, died Jan. 8, 1991.

Surviving are: a daughter, Mrs. William (Jane) Cool, 311 Hillsdale Ave., Lewistown; sisters, Millicent Wilt, Eighth Avenue, Highland Park, Lewistown and Beulah Jane Moyer, Lewistown; and one grandson.

She was preceded in death by a brother, James Kochenderfer.

She was a graduate of Lewistown High School, class of 1935.

She was co-owner of the Mifflin County Credit Bureau for 45 years, retiring in 1983.

She was a member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lewistown.

A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in the chapel of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 120 N. Main St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Gerald A. Krum officiating. Private interment will be held at the convenience of the family.

There will be no public viewing.

Memorial contributions may be made to: St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 120 N. Main St., Lewistown, PA 17044.

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


 Arthur D. DeArment Sr.
LEWISTOWN - Arthur D. DeArment Sr., 78, of 50 Jewel St., Lewistown, died at 6:50 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2000, at Lewistown Hospital.

Born April 13, 1921, in Huntingdon County, he was a son of the late Thomas and Mabel (Shields) DeArment. His wife, Dorothy (Silks) DeArment, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Arthur "Dave" DeArment Jr., Locust Grove, Mifflintown, Holly Schaeffer, Reedsville, Brenda Vega, Florida, Jean Davis, Gary E. DeArment Sr., Tina Brought, Robert P. DeArment, Kim Collanbine and Tammy Jenkins, all of Lewistown; brothers and sisters, Dorothy Condol and Fern K. DeArment, both of Lewistown, Alverda Woodling, Belleville, and Robert E. DeArment and Betty Boreing, both of Lewistown RR4; 42 grandchildren and 68 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two children, Larry DeArment and Linda DeArment, two brothers and two sisters.

He was a United States Army veteran of World War II.

He was employed in the melt shop at Standard Steel, Burnham, for over 30 years.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Jacob T. Traxler officiating. Interment will be in Juniata Memorial Park, where graveside military rites will be conducted by VFW Post 7011, Lewistown.

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

 


T. Henry Deiss
BELLEVILLE - T. Henry Deiss, 91, of Valley View Retirement Community, Belleville, and formerly of 232 Hartzler Drive, Belleville, died at 5:15 a.m. Friday, Sept. 17, 1999, at Valley View.

Born July 16, 1908, in Founstain Spring, he was a son of the late Rev. Harry J. and Helen (Neumyer) Deiss. His wife, Dorothy (Thompson) Deiss, preceded him in death June 28, 1984.

Surviving are: a brother, Louis A. Deiss of State College; and a nephew.

A graduate of Shippensburg University, with a Bachelor of Science in education, he received his Master of Arts degree from Penn State University. He was a teacher in the Mifflin County School District for 36 years and a principal at Chief Logan Elementary School.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

He was a member of the White Memorial United Church of Christ, Milroy.

He was a member of the Pennsylvania State Employees Retirement Association, Mifflin County Chapter; past president of the Elementary Principals Association; served 17 years on the Lewistown Hospital Board of Trustees and eight years on the Mifflin County Board of Assistance; was a member of the Milroy Lions Club, Lewistown BPOE Lodge No. 663, Lewistown Masonic Lodge No. 203, National Education Association and the Mifflin County Association of School Retirees.

Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26, at the White Memorial United Church of Christ, Milroy, with the Rev. James E. Hughes and the Rev. Elam H. Glick officiating. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

There will be no viewing.

Memorial contributions may be made to the White Memorial United Church of Christ, P.O. Box 597, Milroy, Pa. 17063.

Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Marie Delbaugh
MILLERSTOWN - Marie Delbaugh, 82, of Millerstown, died at 5 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, 1999, at the Polyclinic Medical Center, Harrisburg.

Born July 12, 1917, in Hunter's Valley, Buffalo Township, Perry County, she was the daughter of the late William Robert and Carrie (Bair) Stroup. Her husband, the Rev. Walter George Delbaugh, whom she married June 10, 1939, died May 19, 1984.

Surviving are: children, William S. Peters, Liverpool RR1, David L. Delbaugh, Camp Hill, Robert H. Delbaugh, Liverpool, and Mrs. William C. (Hazel E.) Nale, McAlisterville RR2; sisters, Goldie Kell, Mrs. Robert (Leona) Cook, Sylvia Knouse, and Mrs. Chester (Clara) Lowe, all of Liverpool; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Hazel Clouser.

She was schooled in the Buffalo Township rural schools.

She was a homemaker and accomplished seamstress, who enjoyed reading, crocheting, gardening, raising flowers, and solving puzzles.

She was a charter member of the Evangelical Methodist Church, Richfield and it's Sunday school. She was also a member of the Millerstown Fire Company Ambulance League.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the George P. Garman Funeral Home, 606 N. Front St., Liverpool, with the Rev. Roy R. McCarty officiating and the Rev. Peter H. Kuebler assisting. Interment will be in the Liverpool Union Cemetery, Liverpool.

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


Jessie V. Dell
LEWISTOWN - Jessie V. Dell, 84, of 9966 US Highway 522 South, Lewistown, died at 4:12 a.m. Monday, June 7, 1999 at Lewistown Hospital.

Born Dec. 30, 1914, in Granville Township, Mifflin County, she was the daughter of the late Charles E. and Jennie (Smith) Knepp. Her husband, Fred M. Dell, died Sept. 29, 1987.

She is survived by sisters, Elsie Knepp, Selinsgrove and Sarah Trego, Rosemont Avenue, Lewistown.

She was preceded in death by two brothers and a sister.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Evangel Baptist Church, where she taught eighth grade Sunday school, was past president of the Missionary Society and a member of the Berean Sunday school class.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Dr. Gregory K. Tyree officiating. Private interment will be in Bowman's Chapel Cemetery, Huntingdon.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Evangel Baptist Church, 375 W. Fifth St., Lewistown, PA 17044.


Robert Henry Delp
MANHEIM - Robert Henry Delp, 41, of 841 Fruitville Pike, Manheim, died Sunday, April 18, 1999, at his residence after a 2 1/2 year battle with cancer.

Born in Lancaster, he was a son of Joyce (Landis) Delp of Lititz and the late Henry B. Delp. His wife, Wanda (Byler) Delp, formerly of Belleville, whom he married Sept. 30, 1978, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Joshua R. Delp, Tracy S. Delp, and Sharon M. Delp, all at home; brother and sisters, Michael L. Delp and Mrs. Dennis L. (Nancy J.) Peters, both of Manheim, and Mrs. Timothy S. (Brenda J.) Keller, Lancaster.

He was self-employed in the excavating business and past president of the former Henry B. Delp Inc. of Litiz.

He was a member of East Petersburg Mennonite Church, East Petersburg, where he served as an usher and trustee of the church.

He was an avid hunter and had a family hunting camp in Little Buffalo, Perry County.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at East Petersburg Mennonite Church, 6279 Main St., East Petersburg, with the Rev. Karl E. Steffy, the Rev. Donald W. Good, and the Rev. K. Eugene Forry officiating. Interment will be in the adjoining cemetery.

Friends may call from 6-9 p.m. today and from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the services Wednesday at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to: the American Brain Tumor Association, 2720 River Road, Des Plaines, IL 60018.

Buch Funeral Home, Manheim, is in charge of arrangements.


Samuel Y. Detweiler Sr.
ALLENSVILLE - Samuel Y. Detweiler Sr., 93, of 45 Front Mountain Road, Allensville, died at 9:10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, 2000, at his residence.

Born May 24, 1906, in Brady Township, Huntingdon County, he was a son of the late Noah W. and Sarah B. (Yoder) Detweiler. His wife, Lizzie M. (Hostetler) Detweiler, whom he married Jan. 5, 1928, survives.

Also surviving are: children, David H. Detweiler, Belleville, Noah W. Detweiler, Mill Creek, Joseph P. Detweiler, Mrs. Jonas (Sarah B.) Zook, Samuel Y. Detweiler Jr. and Jesse A. Detweiler, all of Allensville; 42 grandchildren; 122 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

He was a farmer and sawmill operator.

He was a member of the Old Order Amish.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the residence of Jesse A. Detweiler, 46 Front Mountain Road, Allensville, with Bishop Shem A. Swarey officiating. Interment will be in Allensville Mennonite and Amish Cemetery.

Friends may call from 1-9 p.m. today at the decedent's residence at 45 Front Mountain Road, Allensville.

Bohn Funeral Home, Reedsville is in charge of arrangements.


Bright E. Dietz
THOMPSONTOWN - Bright E. Dietz, 77, of Thompsontown, died at 10:50 p.m., Saturday, July 10, 1999, at the Lewistown Hospital.

Born May 12, 1922, in Mount Pleasant Mills, he was the son of the late John E. and Alma L. (Lauver) Dietz. His wife, Dorothy M. (Lauver), whom he married Nov. 27, 1943, died March 3, 1994.

Surviving are: children, Debra Cupp, Thompsontown RR1 and David Dietz, Thompsontown; brothers and sisters, Palmer Dietz and Clara Dunn, both of Millerstown RR2, Clyde Dietz, Harrisburg, Elwood Dietz, Millerstown, Eileen Patterson, Sterling, Mich., and Hazel Reich, Selinsgrove RR1; and two grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Donald Dietz in 1944.

He attended Bethlehem School, Millerstown.

He was a United States Army veteran of World War II.

He was employed by Earl Latsha Lumber Company, Harrisburg and later by Conrail, Enola for 34 years, retiring in 1983.

He attended Otterbein United Methodist Church, East Salem.

He enjoyed the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Ronald C. Sheaffer Funeral Home, 16 Westfall St., McAlisterville, with the Rev. Dr. John C. Libert officiating. Interment will follow in the Maze Cemetery, Thompsontown RR1, with full military honors conducted by the Juniata County Veterans Association.

Friends may call from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the services Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to: the American Cancer Society, Mifflin-Juniata Unit, c/o Lois Stettler, PO Box 551, Lewistown, PA 17044.


Barbara Jo Dillman
PITTSFORD, N.Y. &emdash; Barbara Jo Dillman of Pittsford, N.Y. , died Tuesday, Nov. 9, 1999.

She was the daughter of Delores and George Dillman of Lewistown. Her husband, J. David Arnold, survives.

Also surviving are: son, J.G. Andrew Arnold, and a sister, Stacey Frye, New Cumberland.

She was a 1973 graduate of Penn Highlands High School, Lewistown, and received a bachelor's degree from Bloomsburg University and a master's degree from Ohio State University.

She was the coordinator of student services and assessment at SUNY Empire State College, Rochester, from 1995 to 1998, and was enrolled in the Higher Education Doctoral Program at the University of Rochester.

She had also been: interim assistant director of continuing education at St. John Fisher College from December 1994, to June 1995; program director of the Talent Search Program at Clarion University in Clarion; program director of the Student Support Services program at Potsdam College, Potsdam, N.Y.; career counselor at King's College, Wilkes-Barre; and a counselor/outreach coordinator at the Educational Opportunity Center Inc., Wilkes-Barre.

Dillman did volunteer work at Park Road Elementary School and for the American Cancer Society.

A memorial service was held Nov. 20 at the Harold J. Coleman Memorial Chapel, Murphy Hall, St. John Fisher College, Rochester, N. Y.

A lilac garden will be planted in Dillman's memory in the spring of 2000 on the grounds of St. John Fisher College. Memorial contributions for the garden may be made to: St. John Fisher College, Attention Mary Powley, 3690 East Ave., Rochester, N.Y. 14618.


Evelyn Mae Dimm
MIFFLINTOWN - Evelyn Mae Dimm, 83, of Locust Grove Retirement Village, Mifflin HCR67 and formerly of Mifflintown RR2, died at 2:05 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 19, 1999, at the nursing home.

Born Oct. 28, 1915, in Delaware Township, Juniata County, she was a daughter of the late Charles Olan and Pearl Anna (Rumbaugh) Dimm.

Surviving are: one sister, Ruth E. Dimm, and one brother, C. Richard Dimm, both of Mifflintown RR2; two nephews, one niece, three great-nieces, two great-nephews, and two great-great-nieces.

She was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Thompsontown.

The funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Brown Funeral Home, 100 Bridge St., Mifflintown, with the Rev. Claude R. Baublitz officiating. Interment will be in the Emmanuel Lutheran Cemetery.

Friends will be received from 10:30 a.m. until the service Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Emmanuel Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 217, Thompsontown, PA 17094.


William L. Dippery Sr.
DUNCANNON- William L. Dippery Sr., 74, of Pfautz Valley Road, Duncannon, died at 10:48 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 1, 2000, at Holy Spirit Hospital, Camp Hill.

Born June 25, 1925, in Lewistown, he was a son of the late Max L. and Elizabeth (Jones) Dippery. His wife, Madeline M. (Pry) Dippery, whom he married July 26, 1944, survives.

Also surviving are: children, Barry Lynn Dippery Sr., Harrisburg, Robert A. Dippery Sr., Tempe, Ariz., Mrs. Larry (Darlene) Bender, Chandler, Ariz, and William L. Dippery Jr., Harrisburg; sister, Mrs. Warren (Doris) Fowler, Lewistown RR3; brother, Joseph Dippery, Westminister, Md.; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren and numerous great-great-grandchildren..

He was preceded in death by a sister, Lillian Greenaway.

He was a United States Army veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict.

He was a welder by profession having been employed by Bethlehem Steel, Steelton.

He was a member of the National Rifle Association, V.F.W. Post 710, Steelton, and the American Preparedness Defense Association.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Juniata Memorial Park, Lewistown, with the Rev. Michael Brossman officiating. Military rites will be conducted by V.F.W. Post 7011, Lewistown.

There will be no public viewing.

Memorial contributions may be made to: the American Cancer Society, Capital Region Unit, 1500 N. Second St., Harrisburg, PA 17102.

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


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