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Helen M. Metz
BELLEVILLE - Helen M. Metz, 91, a resident of Valley View Retirement Home, 4702 E. Main St., Belleville, formerly of 65 River Corner Road, Conestoga, died Tuesday, April 24, 2001, at the home. Born Oct. 8, 1909, in Port Royal, she was the daughter of the late Aquilla and Blance Meminger. Her husband, John B. Metz, died in 1999. She is survived by daughters, Mrs. Larry (Peggy) Schlegelmilch, Conestoga and Mrs. Barry (Judy) Charles, Petersburg; three grandsons and two great-granddaughters. She was a graduate of Lancaster Business School. She was a housewife. She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church, Lancaster and a former member of the Women's Circle of the church. She was also a member of the Farm Women's Society No. 25. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Grace Lutheran Church, corner of North Queen and James streets, Lancaster, with the Rev. E. W. Huston officiating. Interment will be in Conestoga Memorial Park. Friends may call 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service Friday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Valley View Retirement Home, Helen M. Metz Memorial Fund, 4702 E. Main St., Belleville, PA 17004. The Kearney A. Snyder Funeral Home Inc., Lancaster, is in charge of arrangements.

Rev. O. C. Metzger
REEDSVILLE - Rev. O. C. Metzger, 91, of 63 Overhill Road, Reedsville, died at 1:15 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2001, in the emergency room of Lewistown Hospital. Born June 14, 1909, in Altoona, he was the son of the late Rev. J. A. and Blanche (Edgar) Metzger. His wife, Dorothy (Mount) Metzger, whom he married June 11, 1938, survives. Also surviving are: children, the Rev. Carl E. Metzger, Philadelphia and Mrs. Walter (Virginia) Malcolm, 315 Holiday Lane, Lewistown; sisters, Ruth Umstead and Eunice Harm, both of Aiken, SC, and Grace McCloskey, Skelp; and two grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one brother and one sister. He graduated from Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1938 and from Geneva College, Beaver Falls. He retired from active ministry in 1974, having served as pastor of the First Baptist Church, Lewistown and as interim pastor in Milroy, Mount Union, and Blanchard. He founded Allegheny Valley Baptist Church, Natrona Heights and served numerous Baptist churches in Pennsylvania over his ministerial career. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Lewistown. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church, Lewistown, with the Rev. Carl E. Metzger, the Rev. Jeffrey D. McCleary and the Rev. James E. Hughes officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Rock Cemetery, Lewistown. Family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until the time of the service Saturday at the church. Hoenstine Funeral Home Inc., 75 Logan St., Lewistown, is in charge of arrangements.

Dorothy G. 'Candy' Michael
YEAGERTOWN - Dorothy G. "Candy" Michael, 45, of 312 N. Main St., Yeagertown, died at 9:40 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2001, in the emergency room of Lewistown Hospital. Born Jan. 25, 1956, in Albany, NY, she was the daughter of Clair Rhodes and Gail Fultz, both of Lewistown. Her husband, Walter M. Michael Jr., whom she married Aug. 25, 1993, survives. Also surviving are: a son, Dallas G. Rhodes, at home; stepdaughter, Christina M. Michael, McClure; a brother, Larry Rhodes, McClure; half brothers and sisters, Mrs. Charles (Connie) Reigle, Reedsville, Robert Herrington and Mrs. James (Hazel) Foltz, both of Lewistown and Mrs. John (Christine) Foltz, Aaronsburg. She was a nurse's aide for the Area Agency on Aging and private duty. She was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church and the North Shore Animal Shelter. A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Juniata Memorial Park, with the Rev. John S. Walters officiating. There will be no viewing. Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Donald R. Mierley
LEWISTOWN - Donald R. Mierley, 78, of 408 W. Fifth St., Lewistown, died at 8:40 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2001, at his residence. Born Jan. 4, 1923, in Huntingdon, he was the son of the late John and Ethel (Reed) Mierley. His wife, Jean (Forgy) Mierley, whom he married in 1951, survives. Also surviving are: children, Dawn Mierley and Kimbra Mierley, both of Lewistown; and a grandson, Tony Mierley, Lewistown. He was preceded in death by five sisters and four brothers. He was a US Army veteran of World War II. He worked at the American Viscose Corporation in the tire fabric department for 28 years and Masland Carpets for 10 years, retiring in 1985. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Lewistown. He was an avid fisherman. His service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Barr Funeral Home, 120 Logan St., Lewistown, with the Rev. David Schmuck officiating. Interment will be in Lind Memorial Cemetery, Lewistown. Friends may call 1 p.m. until the time of the service Friday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to: the American Heart Association, 501 Howard Ave., Altoona, PA 16601.

Alice Mae Miller
MCVEYTOWN - Alice Mae Miller, 75, of 4 N. Market St., McVeytown, died at 5:16 p.m. Thursday, May 3, 2001, in the emergency room of Lewistown Hospital. Born Aug. 25, 1925, in McVeytown, she was a daughter of the late Harry J. and Mary Jane (Collobine) Hambright. Her husband, Lester E. Miller, whom she married in 1948, survives. Also surviving are: a daughter, Mrs. David (Isabelle "Izzy") Felmlee, Sand Ridge Road, Lewistown; brothers and sisters, Charles Hambright of California, Russell Hambright and Jack Hambright, both of McVeytown, Marion J. Kline, Marjorie Goss and Vivian Haubrick, all of Lewistown; and two grandchildren. She was preceded in death by brothers, William Hambright, Joseph Hambright and James Hambright. She was employed by the Arrow Shirt Factory for 20 years and worked for the First Area Federal Credit Union for 15 years. She was a member of the McVeytown Presbyterian Church. She served as a board member of the First Area Federal Credit Union from 1974 to 1982. She was a member of the McVeytown Ambulance Company and served on the McVeytown Borough Council. Her funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Barr Funeral Home, 120 Logan St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Jeanette E. Rapp officiating. Interment will be in Mattawana Cemetery, McVeytown. Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Presbyterian Church, Queen and John Streets, McVeytown, PA 17051, or to the McVeytown Ambulance Company or Mcveytown Fire Company, McVeytown, PA 17051.

Anna E. Miller
BELLEFONTE - Anna E. Miller, 89, 925 W. Water St., Bellefonte, died at 6:50 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, 2001, at Centre Crest Nursing Home, Bellefonte. Born May 6, 1912, in Reedsville, she was a daughter of the late Benjamin R. and Clara (Harmon) Demaree. She was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel H. Miller, whom she married on May 7, 1936 in Milesburg, on Aug. 24, 1963. Surviving are: one brother, Frank Demaree of Petal, MS; several nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, and great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews. She was preceded in death by two sisters and a brother. She attended Reedsville schools and was a member of the Church of the Good Shepherd, Bellefonte and former member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Bellefonte Chapter. She did private duty nursing for many people in the area. Her funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Wetzler Funeral Home, Bellefonte, with the Rev. Robert D. Williams officiating. Interment will be in Union Cemetery, Bellefonte. Friends may call 1-2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Church of the Good Shepherd, 402 Willowbank St., Bellefonte, PA 16823.

Betty Jane Miller
MIFFLINTOWN - Betty Jane Miller, 74, of Berry's Personal Care, Mifflintown RR1, formerly of Juniata Street, Mifflin, died at 2:11 a.m. Monday, May 28, 2001 in the emergency room of Lewistown Hospital. Born Dec. 4, 1926 in Beale Township, Juniata County, she was a daughter of the late Elmer and Tura (Hopple) Yocum. Her husband Chester R. Miller preceded her in death on March 4, 1994. She was the last of her immediate family. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Messiah Lutheran Church, Mifflintown, and also a life-member of Mifflin Fire Department No. 2. Her funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Guss Funeral Home, 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown, with Rev. Douglas Kelly officiating. Interment will be in Westminster Presbyterian Cemetery, Mifflintown. Friends may call from 10 a.m. Thursday until the time of the funeral service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in memory of Betty J. Miller, c/o Guss Funeral Home, 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown, PA 17059.

Charles D. Miller
BURNHAM - Charles D. Miller, 79, of 504 N. Logan Boulevard, Burnham, died at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2001, at Harrisburg Hospital. Born Dec. 24, 1921, in Gettysburg, he was the son of the late Charles W. and Anna Mae (Ripple) Cline Miller. His wife, Emma (Coffey) Miller, whom he married Dec. 2, 1942, survives. Also surviving are: a daughter, Mrs. Charles (Linda Kay) Morgan, Shippensburg; brother and sisters, Ruth Partner, Duncannon, Harry E. Miller, Glenwood, Lillie M. Miller, Lewistown, and Annabelle Coulter, Granville; two grandchildren and one great-grandson. He was preceded in death by an infant brother, an infant twin brother, an infant sister, and two sisters, Alice "Bunny" Botteicher and Pearl Shehan. He was a US Army veteran of World War II. He was employed in the wheel mill of Standard Steel for 35 years. He was a life member of Yeagertown and Brooklyn Fire Companies. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and Bus Haven in New Lancaster Valley. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Hoenstine Funeral Home Inc., 75 Logan St., Lewistown, with Pastor Victor Norris officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Rock Cemetery, where military honors will be conducted by VFW Post 7011, Lewistown. Friends may call 12:30 p.m. until the time of the service Saturday at the funeral home.

Harry E. Miller
LEWISTOWN - Harry E. Miller, 66, of 329 Alfarata Road, Lewistown, died at 6:43 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, 2001, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. Born Dec. 2, 1934, in Lewistown, he was the son of the late Charles Edgar and Florence K. (Rothrock) Miller. His wife, Sarah R. Miller, died March of 1988. Surviving are: children, Mrs. Steve (Pamela) Harshbarger, Barry S. Miller, Thomas A. Miller, and Tony Miller, all of Lewistown RR2, and Steven E. Miller, McVeytown RR2; brothers and sisters, Mrs. Kenneth (Mary E.) Powell, Parkview, Burnham, Gene A. Miller, Texas, James P. Miller, San Diego, Calif. and Dorothy Benjamin, Stillwater; and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers and a sister, Charles L. Miller, David A. Miller and Anna Hale. He worked as a truck driver. He was a member of the Lewistown Moose Lodge 143; the City, Hook and Ladder Fire Company; the American Legion Post 90; the VFW Post 7011; the Owls Club, Lewistown; and the Sons of American Legion Post 368, Richardson, Texas. He was also a life member of the Brooklyn Hose Company, Lewistown. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. today at the Pine Glen Church of the Brethren, with the Rev. Ralph Wilson officiating. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family. There will be no viewing. Hoenstine Funeral Home Inc., 75 Logan St., Lewistown, is in charge of arrangements.

Helen Eshleman Miller
MIFFLINTOWN - Helen Eshleman Miller, 85, of Mifflintown RR1 Box 256, died at 3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 26, 2001, at home after a short illness. Born April 16, 1915 in Pequea Township, Lancaster County, she was a daughter of the late Maris W. and Barbara H. (Eshleman) Hess. Her husband, Claude D. Miller Sr., whom she married March 30, 1939, survives. Also surviving are: children, Mrs. John H. (Anna Lois) Brubaker, Port Royal, J. Kenneth, Mifflintown, Glenn M., Honesdale, James R., Williamston, Mich., Claude D. Jr., Port Royal, Fred E. Weaver, Washington Borough, and Mrs. Sanford (H. Grace) Seigrist, Mifflinburg; 34 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren; and a step-mother, Rhoda E. Hess Witmer, Richland. She was preceded in death by a grandson, Bobby Brubaker; a step-mother, Grace Eshleman Hess; and a brother and an infant sister. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Conestoga Drive Mennonite Church, Lancaster. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Byerland Mennonite Church, Willow Street, Lancaster County, with Bishop Donald Nolt, the Rev. Donald Newswanger, the Rev. Lester Boll and the Rev. Richard Nolt officiating. Interment will be in Byerland Mennonite Church Cemetery, Willow Street, Lancaster County. Friends may call 6-9 p.m. Tuesday at Shade Mountain Mennonite Church, Mount Pleasant Mills, and 6-9 p.m. Wednesday at Byerland Mennonite Church, Willow Street, Lancaster County. The Andrew T. Scheid Funeral Home, Millersville, is in charge of arrangements.

Kermit S. 'Pete' Miller
MILMONT - Kermit S. "Pete" Miller, 88, of Thompsontown RR2, died at 11:10 p.m., Wednesday, March 21, 2001, at Rolling Hills Manor, Milmont. Born May 22, 1912, in Donally Mills, Perry County, he was the son of the late Edward and Carrie Ann (Campbell) Miller. His wife, Rosalie (Doyle) Miller, whom he married Oct. 8, 1934, died Nov. 2, 1997. He is survived by two sons, Carl Edward Miller of Mifflintown RR3 and Charles Robert Miller of New Bloomfield RR2; five daughters, Janice L. Miller of McAlisterville RR2, Nancy L. Reeder of Mifflintown, Mary Ann Miller of Thompsontown RR2, Sandra Jean Filler and Cindy Waters, both of Mifflintown RR4; 29 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Thomas S. Miller and a brother, Dwight Miller. He was employed as a truck driver, working for Roy Wingate before he retired. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Guss Funeral Home, 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown, with Pastor Judy Rowles officiating. Interment will be in East Waterford Cemetery. Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Alzheimer's Association, Governor's Plaza South, Building 2, 2001 N. Front St., Harrisburg, PA 17101.

Minnie S. Miller
BELLEVILLE - Minnie S. Miller, 92, of Valley View Haven, Belleville, formerly of Lewistown, died Saturday, Oct. 20, 2001, at the Lewistown Hospital. Born Oct. 10, 1909, in Lewistown, she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Virgie (Martz) Stutts. Her husband, W. Dean Miller died in 1989. She was preceded in death by a son, Phillip D. Miller on June 16, 1994. Early in life, she was a bookkeeper. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Lewistown. Her service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Valley View Haven, Belleville, with the Rev. Galen Sharp and Karen McCachren officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Rock Cemetery. Friends may call 9:30 a.m. until the time of the services Tuesday at Valley View. Memorial contributions may be made to: Valley View Haven Retirement, 4702 Main St., Belleville, PA 16823 or to First United Methodist Church, 200 N. Dorcas St., Lewistown, PA 17044. Barr Funeral Home, 120 Logan St., Lewistown, is in charge of arrangements.

Randall C. Miller
POTTERS MILLS - Randall C. Miller, 72, of Potters Mills, died Saturday, July 21, 2001, at the Hershey Medical Center. Born Aug. 5, 1928, in Centre Hall, he was the son of the late Charles M. and Margretta (Tressler) Miller. His companion of 19 years, Grace Gates, survives. Also surviving are: sons, Brian C. Miller of Boalsburg and Michael N. Miller of Rural Spring Mills; sisters, Helen Gilbert of Belleville; and two grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister, Louise M. Reish on June 12, 2001. He graduated from Centre Hall Potter Township High School in l946. He was a United States Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. He started into business in 1956 with his good friend the late William Reese and went on to own the Twin Kiss Drive In, State College. He was the president of State Amusement and Vending Company since 1962. He had been involved with the Hotel State College, Baby's Burgers and Shakes in State College, Tussey Mountain Ski Resort, and Northland Bowl and Sports Center, State College. In 1974, be began serving on the board of directors of the former First National Bank of Centre Hall, now known as Northwest Savings Bank. He was an avid Penn State sports fan for 40 years. He especially enjoyed traveling, being involved with all his friends from Rockspar Lodge, and spending time on his farm. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Heintzelman Funeral Service, 226 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Centre Hall. Interment will be in the Reformed and Lutheran Cemetery, Centre Hall. Friends may call 7-9:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Hope Lodge Building Fund, 125 Lucy Ave., Hummelstown, PA 17033 (Hope Lodge provides housing for cancer patients at Hershey Medical Center).

William S. Minick III
MIFFLINTOWN - William S. Minick III, 54, of Mifflintown RR1 (Arch Rock) died at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001 in Walker Township, Juniata County. Born Sept. 2, 1947 in Lewistown, he was a son of Minnie (Clark) Minick, Mifflintown RR1, and the late William S. Minick Jr. Also surviving are: a companion, Kathy J. Fry and her two daughters. He was a 1965 graduate of Juniata Joint High School. He was a Lutheran by faith and a member of the National Rifle Association and the Chestnut Flat Hunting Camp. He owned and operated Cherokee Park Camp Ground, Mifflintown RR1. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Westminster Presbyterian Cemetery, Mifflintown with the Rev. William N. Esborn officiating. Friends may call 7-9 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, 100 Bridge Street, Mifflintown. The family will not be present. Memorial contributions may be made to the Mifflintown Hose Company No.1, 510 Washington Ave., Mifflintown, PA 17059.

Raymond David Minium Sr.
THOMPSONTOWN - Raymond David Minium Sr., 77, of Thompsontown RR1, died at 3:40 a.m. Saturday, March 3, 2001 a.m., at his residence. Born Aug. 3, 1923 at Richfield, he was the son of late Arthur and Goldie (Troup) Minium. His wife, Evelyn M. (Willow), whom he married June 19, 1947, died March 20, 1999. Surviving are: children, Ronald C. Minium and Mrs. Paul (Donna M.) Hood, both of Thompsontown RR1, Jane E. Wright of Enola, and Mrs. Randy (Cindy S.) Hower of Thompsontown RR2; a sister, Mrs. Lawrence (Mary) Knouse of Millerstown RR2; a step-brother, Robert Minium of Ickesburg; 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Raymond D. Minium Jr. on April 23, 1986; a sister, Esther Minium; twin brothers, in infancy and a step-brother, Norman Minium. He was educated in the Richfield schools. He was a U S Army veteran of World War II, having served with the 67th Quartermaster Refrigeration Company (Medium) as a Technician 5th Grade, in Normandy, Northern France and Central Europe. He earned the Good Conduct Medal; the Meritorious Unit Award; the EAME Service Medal with three Bronze Stars; and the Victory Medal. He was employed as a truck driver for 10 years by the McAlisterville Block Company of McAlisterville, until its closing, when he retired from full time work. He then worked part-time as a truck driver for the Savercool Block Company of Millerstown also as a truck driver and as the maintenance man at the Honaman House,Thompsontown. He was a member of St. James United Methodist Church, Millerstown RR2 and the Kettle Creek Sportsmens Club of Clinton County. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. Services will be private and burial will be in St. James United Methodist Cemetery, Millerstown RR2, with full miliary honors accorded by the Liverpool American Legion, Post 364. The George P. Garman Funeral Home Inc., Mount Pleasant Mills, is in charge of arrangements.

Candice J. Mitchell
MILROY - Candice J. Mitchell, 48, of 62 Woodland Ave., Milroy, died at 2:20 p.m. Monday, Dec. 17, 2001, at Lewistown Hospital. Born July 8, 1953, in Lewistown, she was the daughter of the late Malcolm Ralph and Eva (Williams) Polliard. Her husband, Gary L. Mitchell, whom she married Sept. 14, 1974, survives. Also surviving are: children, Michelle J. Miller, Reedsville, and Stephanie L. Mitchell, Milroy; sisters and brother, Mrs. William (Leah) Shafranich, Milroy, Mrs. Jay (Letha) Breon, Milroy, and James R. Williams, Lewistown; and one grandchild. She was a 1971 graduate of Kishacoquillas High School and worked at Nittany Pharmaceuticals, Milroy. Her funeral service is at 11 a.m. Thursday at Bohn Funeral Home, Reedsville, with the Rev. Richard J. Bender officiating. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Milroy. Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Frederick E. Mizerek
LEWISTOWN - Frederick E. Mizerek, 70, of 327 Bratton Ave., Lewistown, died at 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2001, at Lewistown Hospital. Born Dec. 2, 1930, in Newark, NJ, he was the son of the late Peter and Frances (Wissing) Mizereck. His wife, Bertha (Syrydynski) Mizerek, whom he married June 23, 1956, survives. Also surviving are: a son, Edward R. Mizerek, at home; brother and sister, Robert A. Mizerek and Norma E. Mizerek, both of 325 Bratton Ave., Lewistown. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Rosemarie Mizerek. He served in the United States Army. He was employed as a driver for Engelhard Inc., Newark, NJ. He was a member of Lewistown Christian and Missionary Alliance Church. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown, with the Rev. John Looney officiating. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family. There will be no viewing. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Bertha Mizerek, 327 Bratton Ave., Lewistown, PA 17044.

Evelyn H. Moist
MCCLURE - Evelyn H. Moist, 79, of 229 Summit Road, McClure, died at 3:35 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, 2001 at Beverly Healthcare William Penn, 163 Summit Drive, Lewistown. Born January 14, 1922 in Lewistown, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Millie (Fisher) Harshbarger. Her husband Edward O. Moist preceded her in death in 1989. Surviving are: children, Mrs. Nelson (Daphne) Mertz, New Windsor, MD, Jeffrey O. Moist, Merritt Island, FL, Thaddeus R. Moist, McClure, Mrs. Kevin (Andrea) McCardle, Old Park Road, Lewistown and Mrs. Timothy (Kathy) Walters, Shiremanstown; sisters, Mrs. Melvin (Kathleen) Harmon, West Middlesex and Mrs. Lyman (Dorothy) Guss, McClure; 12 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a grandson, Eric J. Moist in 1988, and by a brother, Edgar M. Harshbarger, in 1972. She worked as a secretary at the Art Craft Shirt Factory and Cluett Peabody. She was also employed as the tax assessor for Decatur township for 14 years and as a clerk for various area auctioneers. She was a member of the First Church of the Brethren, Lewistown. She was a member of the Derry Township Senior Center. She was sports fan who started the Belltown baseball league program and was also an avid Pittsburgh Pirates fan. A graveside service and interment will be held at 11 a.m. at Pleasant View Cemetery, with the Rev. Charles M. Eldredge officiating. Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Friday? at Hoenstine Funeral Home, 75 Logan St., Lewistown. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Snyder County Softball, c/o Jen Fleck, 92 Pheasant Valley Road, Lewistown, PA 17044.

Paul J. Montgomery
LEWISTOWN - Paul J. Montgomery, 82, of 8A Pine Park Drive, Lewistown, died at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, July 29, 2001, at his residence. Born Jan. 22, 1919, in Lewistown, he was the son of the late Jay and Linnie (Spigelmyer) Montgomery. His wife, Phyllis (Ward) Montgomery, whom he married in 1943, survives. Also surviving are: children, Penelope Hartman, North Pine Street, Lewistown and Mrs. Vincent (Penza) Calarco, Nantucket, MA; a sister, Anna Stitt, Lewistown; and five grandchildren. He was preceded in death by four sisters and two brothers. He was a United States Navy veteran of World War II. He retired in 1981 from Standard Steel with 44 years of service. He was a member of the United Church of Christ, Lewistown and the East End Gang. Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mt. Rock Cemetery, Lewistown, with minister, Karen McCachren officiating. There will be no viewing. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Cardiovascular Center, 500 University Drive, Hershey, PA 17033. Barr Funeral Home, 120 Logan St., Lewistown, is in charge of arrangements.

Arthur J. Montrey
MIFFLIN - Arthur J. Montrey, 56, of HC 67, Mifflin (McCoysville), died at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, 2001, at the Lewistown Hospital. Born May 21, 1944, in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Woodrow W. and Catherine (Mcknight) Montrey. He is survived by a brother, Donald P. Montrey, Chalfort; a sister, Catherine A. Fitzgerald, McCoysville; and several nieces and nephews. He was a United States Navy veteran. He was a highway superintendent for Upper Dauphin Township. He attended St. Jude's Catholic Church, Mifflintown and was a member of the Pennsylvania Railroad Technical & Historical Society. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Jude's Catholic Church, Mifflintown, with Father Larry Coakley officiating. Interment will be in the McCoysville Cemetery. There will be no viewing. Memorial contributions may be made to: the American Lung Association of PA, 4807 Jonestown Road, Harrisburg, PA 17109. Henry Funeral Home, Honey Grove, is in charge of arrangements.

Bessie P. Moore
HIGHSPIRE - Bessie P. Moore, 84, of 16 Oakland Manor, Highspire, died at 9:15 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12, 2001, at IHS at Woodlands, Hershey. Born March 26, 1916, in Granville Township, Mifflin County, she was the daughter of the late Charles W. and Mary (Charles) Schmidt. Her husband, James T. Moore, died in 1953. Surviving are: children, Charles W. Moore, Savannah, Ga., Donna L. Hummel, Johnston, RI, Raymond K. Moore, Phoenix, Ariz., and Kay E. Moore, Highspire; brother and sister, John Schmidt, Lewistown RR4 and Alma Schilling, Shinglehouse; 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a companion with whom she lived, Lee Casner in 1998; one brother and one sister. She was a homemaker. Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Mt. Rock Cemetery, Lewistown, with the Rev. Bernard Carpenter officiating. There will be no viewing. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Compassionate Care Hospice, 301 N. Union St., Middletown, PA 17057. Hoenstine Funeral Home Inc., 75 Logan St., Lewistown, is in charge of arrangements.

C. James "Jim" Morgan
KREAMER - C. James "Jim" Morgan, 84, of Kreamer, died Wednesday, July 25, 2001, at his home. Born Feb. 12, 1917, in Lewistown, he was a son of the late William Cloyd and Cora E. (Bardell) Morgan. His is survived by his wife of 62 years, Hazel Marie (Arnold) Morgan, whom he married June 1, 1939. Also surviving are: five sons, Dennis L. Morgan, Washington, NJ, J. Keith Morgan, Roslindale, MA, C. William "Bill" Morgan, Shippensburg, David A. Morgan, Rustburg, VA and Joseph E. Morgan, Nitro, WV; three daughters, Mrs. Leroy (Ruth A.) Reader, York, Mrs. Ray (Susan E.) Clayberger, Kreamer and Mrs. J. Robert (Beth E.) Ranck, Paradise; 18 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers, William L. Morgan and Robert R. Morgan, and one sister, Louella G. Morgan. He attended McClure schools and Lewistown High School. He retired in 1979 after 13 years with the Selinsgrove Center. Earlier in life he owned a farm in Mifflin County, where he farmed for 37 years. He was also employed at Mexico Forge of Milroy, Black's Hospital, Lewistown Hospital and the American Viscose, Lewistown. He also worked in the C.C.C. Camps during 1935. He enjoyed fishing, woodworking, calligraphy, gardening, spending time with his family and reading his Bible. He was a member of the Emmanuel Bible Fellowship Church, Sunbury, and attended the Winfield Baptist Church. His funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the V. L. Seebold Funeral Home, 601 N. High St., Selinsgrove, with the Rev. Charles Cole officiating. Interment will be in Samuel's Church Cemetery, Decatur Township, Mifflin County. Memorial contributions may be made to Friends of Israel Gospel Ministry, 1170 Almonesson Road, Westville, NJ 08093.

Richard H. Morgan
ORBISONIA - Richard Harold Morgan, 44, of Orbisonia HCR60, died of natural causes at 8:55 a.m. Friday, March 23, 2001, at Hershey Medical Center. Born July 17, 1956, in Huntingdon, he was a son of Fred and Lois (Krause) Morgan of Orbisonia HCR60. Also surviving are: brothers and sisters, Dale Morgan and Carrie Varner, both of Orbisonia HCR60, Fred Morgan Jr., Tyrone and Cindy Brightbill, Orbisonia; and a number of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, David Benjamin Morgan. He was a graduate of the Southern Huntingdon County High School Class of 1975, and a 1980 graduate of York College, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education. He was a Title 1 math teacher of fifth grade at Trough Creek Elementary School, and he had worked as a teacher st the Southern Huntingdon High School, Spring Farm Elementary School and Shade Gap Elementary School. He worked during the summer at the East Broad Top Railroad. Earlier in life, he worked as a counselor at the Beacon Lodge Camp for the Blind in Newton Hamilton, and he also worked at the Overbrook School for the Deaf and Blind in Philadelphia. He was a member of the Valley Point Church of the Brethren, Orbisonia HCR60, where he was a member of the church board and the choir. He enjoyed gardening, antique car restoration, painting, singing and German language studies. His funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, Orbisonia, with the Rev. Liane Wagner and the Rev. Tim Miller officiating. Interment will be in Shope Cemetery, Orbisonia HCR60. Friends may call 4-9 p.m. Sunday and from 10 a.m. Monday until the time of the funeral at the funeral home.

John J. "Jack" Morley
BELLEVILLE - John J. "Jack" Morley, 62, of 4189 E. Main St., Belleville, died at 7:25 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, 2001, at Valley View Haven, Belleville. He was the husband of E. Fay Thomas-Morley, who survives at home. They were married Aug. 13, 1988. Born July 29, 1939, in Weymouth, Mass., he was the son of the late John J. and Doris (Basius) Morley. Surviving, in addition to his wife, are a step-son, William K. Thomas, husband of Tina Thomas; a step-daughter, Julie Yutesler, wife of Lt. Michael Yutesler; two grandsons, Todd W. Thomas of Beale Air Force Base, Ca. and David J. Heisler of Belleville; two sisters, Barbara Perreault, wife of Harry Perreault of Canton, Mass. and Helen Estes, wife of William Estes of Bridgewater, Mass.; two brothers, Kevin Morley of Wolbrook, Mass. and William Morley of Braintree, Mass; and ten nieces and nephews. He attended the District of Columbia Police Academy, Archbishop Williams High School, and retired on disability from the Metropolitan Police Department of Washington, D.C. He was a member of the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict, dealing with helicopters. He lived in Annapolis, Md. for 30 years and was a member of the Annapolis Elks #622, the Stroup-Alexander Post #5935 of Belleville, the American Legion Post #245 of State College, the University Club of Lewistown and the West Kishacoquillas Presbyterian Church of Belleville. He was an avid Penn State fan and enjoyed parking cars on Wednesdays at the V.F.W. A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the West Kishacoquillas Presbyterian Church, Belleville with the Rev. Samuel G. Strohm officiating. Interment will be in Machpelah Cemetery, Belleville. A viewing will be held 6:30-9 p.m. Sunday at the Donald E. Baggus Funeral Home, Belleville. Memorials can be made to the West Kishacoquillas Church Handicap Access Fund, P.O. Box 98, Belleville, PA, 17004 or to the Stroup-Alexander V.F.W. Post #5935, Belleville, PA, 17004.

Ruth N. Motyl
MILL CREEK - Ruth N. Motyl, 53, of Mill Creek, died at 9:07 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2001, at her residence. Born Oct. 16, 1947, in Mount Union, she was the daughter of the late Rev. Ray and Betsy (Thompson) Moore. Her husband, Frank T. Motyl, whom she married Jan. 19, 1972, survives. Also surviving are: a son, Jan-Ray Thomas Motyl, York; three brothers and five sisters, William R. Moore, Smithfield Township, Huntingdon, Beatrice J. Price, Mrs. Harry (Mabel M.) Zimmerman, Downingtown, Glenn A. Moore, Knoxville, TN, Ralph B. Moore, Mill Creek, Mrs. Rolf (Rita) Thelander, Marysville, WA, Mrs. Elwood (Waneta) Strauser, McVeytown and Rhea F. Moore, Pittsburgh; and 27 nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by one brother and one sister, Lee V. Moore and Mrs. Elwood (Rosie L.) Staley. She had worked at Corkin's Diner, the Lewistown Cleaners, and Red's Diner, Lewistown. A private memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family. At the request of the family, there will be no viewing or visitation. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in remembrance of Mrs. Motyl to the Emmanuel Bible Church, RR4, Huntingdon, PA 16652. The John B. Brown Funeral Home Inc., 417 Washington St., Huntingdon, is in charge of arrangements.

Harold Eugene 'Lovell' Mowery
MILLMONT - Harold Eugene "Lovell" Mowery, 74, of Route 45 West, Millmont RR1, formerly of Lewisburg RR1, died at 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, 2001 in East Buffalo Township, Union County. Born June 19, 1926 in East Buffalo Township, Union County, he was a son of the late Harvey Clinton and Rebecca Matilda (Geiswite) Mowery. His wife Catherine Fay "Alverta" (Maneval) Mowery, whom he married May 8, 1950, preceded him in death on Feb. 5, 1990. Surviving are: a companion, Kathryn A. Loss, Millmont RR1; children, Reuben L. Mowery, Liverpool, Leona R. Herman, Hartford, AL, Sidney J. Mowery, Lewisburg RR1, Crystal A. Sansbury, Roseland, FL, Stanley E. Mowery, Mifflinburg RR1 and Kathleen R. Schreffler, Warminster; brothers, Donald Franklin Mowery, Mifflinburg RR1, Marlin Marvin Mowery, Mifflinburg RR2 and W. Neil Mowery, Indiana; and 11 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by brothers and sisters Kermit John Mowery, Nina Viola Boop, Charles Henry Mowery, Marguerite C. Mowery, Nile Harvey Mowery, Kenneth Paul Mowery and Timothy Gordon Mowery. He attended the Mifflinburg area school. He worked in agriculture in East Buffalo Township, Union County, until his retirement in 1994. He was a member of the New Columbia God's Missionary Church, New Columbia RR2, and in recent years attended the Pilgrim Holiness Church, Millmont RR1. His funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the James L. Schwartz Home for Funerals, 247 Chestnut St., Mifflinburg, with the Rev. John R. Manley, Pastor of the New Columbia God's Missionary Church, officiating. Interment will be in the Richfield Evangelical Methodist Church Cemetery in West Perry Township, Snyder County. Friends may call after 6:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday morning prior to the service at the funeral home.

Jess W. Mowry Sr.
LEWISTOWN - Jess W. Mowry Sr., 92, of 116-A Spring St., Lewistown, died at 7:25 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2001, in the emergency room of Lewistown Hospital. Born Oct. 16, 1908, in White, he was the son of the late Elmer and Mary (Snyder) Mowry. His wife, Emily (Huffer) Mowry, died Nov. 3, 1996. Surviving are: children, Mrs. Ralph (Louise) Stiffler, Lawndale, Calif., Mrs. Ronald (Thelma "Betty") Beckwith, 159 Marlick Ave., Reedsville, Jess W. Mowry Jr., 508 S. Grand St., Lewistown, and James L. Mowry, Lebanon; brother and sister, Thomas Mowry, Ocala, Fla. and Margaret Chalfant, Irwin; 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by four brothers, Glen, John, Ray, and Walter Mowry. He was terminal manager for Crown Motor Freight, retiring in 1979. He was Protestant by faith. Services will be held at 3 p.m. today at the Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Richard W. Swartz officiating. Private interment will be in Juniata Memorial Park. Friends may call 2 p.m. until the time of the service today at the funeral home. Family will provide all funeral flowers, but memorial contributions may be made to HOSPICE: The Bridge, 1126 W. Fourth St., Lewistown, PA 17044.

Larry E. Moyer
MIFFLINTOWN - Larry E. Moyer, 40, of Mifflintown RR2, Juniata County, died Sunday, June 10, 2001, of natural causes at the Polyclinic Hospital, Harrisburg. Born July 21, 1960, in Hershey, he was the son of Lucille (Fitting) Moyer of Grantville and the late Kenneth W. Moyer. His companion, Bettylou Rowles of Mifflintown, survives. Also surviving are: two daughters, Tabitha Moyer and Tamera Moyer, both of California; three sisters, Sandra Alleman of Elliottsburg, Shirley Sanders of Gettysburg and Linda Ogurcak of Grantville. He was preceded in death by a brother, Kenneth Moyer and by a sister, Susan Nelson. He was a mechanic for H & S Towing, Harrisburg. He was a social member of Shellsville V. F. W. 9639 and was a member of the former Juniata River Angler's Association. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, reading and NASCAR races. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at St. John's United Methodist Church, 165 Firehouse Road, Grantville. Interment will be in Grantville Cemetery, E. Hanover Township, Dauphin County. Friends may call 1 p.m. until the time of the service Saturday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to a library of the donors choice. The Buse Funeral Home, Shellsville, is in charge of arrangements.

Ruth G. Moyer
BROCKWAY - Ruth G. Moyer, 73, of Brockway RD3, died Thursday, June 14, 2001, at the DuBois Regional Medical Center West. Born Nov. 15, 1927, in Cocolamus, she was the daughter of the late John and Margaret (Knouse) Gingrich. Her husband, Rev. Richard Moyer, survives. Also surviving are: a son, Daniel L. Moyer, Falls Creek; two daughters, Darlis Moyer, Harrisonburg, VA and Lynnette Hughes, Arlington, VA; a brother, John Lloyd Gingrich; and four grandchildren. She is preceded in death by an infant brother, Harold. She attended Eastern Mennonite College in Harrisonburg, VA and graduated from Clarion State College. She was a school teacher for 28 years before retiring. She was a member of the Crenshaw Community Church, where she provided leadership for youth groups and Sunday School. She enjoyed watching birds and traveling to historical sites with the Girls Club. Friends may call 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Sunday at Carlson Funeral Home, 1033 4th Ave., Brockway. Her funeral service is at 11 a.m. Monday at Crenshaw Community Church. Interment will follow at Beechtree Cemetery. Contributions can be made to the American Bible Society, 1865 Broadway, New York, NY 10023.

William R. 'Bill' Muldoon Jr.
MIFFLINTOWN - William R. "Bill" Muldoon Jr., 79, of Mifflintown RR1 (Arch Rock), died at 11:58 a.m. Thursday, June 7, 2001, at the Lewistown Hospital. Born Dec. 23, 1921, in Fermanagh Township, Juniata County, he was a son of the late William R. Sr. and Lena A. (Kahley) Muldoon. His wife, Kathryn E. (Koons) Muldoon, died Feb. 5, 1998. Surviving are: children, William R. Muldoon III, Mifflintown RR1, Rev. Wilbur S. Muldoon, Cheyenne, Wyom., and Mrs. Frank (Wendy Jane) Ellsworth, Belleville, Ill.; brother and sisters, Brady E. "Jake" Muldoon, Mifflintown RR1, Mrs. Clark (Betty) Reese, Lewistown RR2, Mrs. Frederick (Helen E.) Benner, Aaronsburg, Mrs. Patrick (Shirley M.) Groff, Mifflintown RR4, and Mrs. Neil (Pauline R.) Fleisher, Lewisburg; and five grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two daughters, Rebecca Ann Muldoon and Rose Marie Muldoon and two sisters, Thelma Muldoon and Anna G. Brackbill. He was a 1939 graduate of Juniata Joint High School. He was a United States Army veteran of World War II. He retired as a diesel mechanic from the Pennsylvania Railroad, Lewistown. He was a member of the Arch Rock United Methodist Church, Mifflintown RR1. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Brown Funeral Home, 100 Bridge St., Mifflintown, with the Rev. Wilbur S. Muldoon officiating. Interment will be in the Westminster Presbyterian Cemetery, Mifflintown, where full military honors will be conducted by the Juniata County Veterans Council. Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to: the Arch Rock United Methodist Church, c/o Dottie Specht, Treasurer, RR1, Box 760, Mifflintown, PA 17059.

Harold C. Mummah
MIFFLINTOWN - Harold C. Mummah, 87, of Mifflintown, died at 9:45 p.m. Monday, Feb. 5, 2001, at the Lewistown Hospital. Born Sept. 26, 1913, in Fermanagh Twp., Juniata County, he was the son of the late Harvey S. and Euretta (Sponhauer) Mummah. His wife, Freida K. (Kauffman) Mummah, whom he married June 1, 1941, survives. He is also survived by a sister, Mrs. Earl D. (Hulda Kathryn) Zook, Stephens City, Va. and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by three brothers, Donald E. Mummah, J. Delbert Mummah and Earl G. Mummah. He was a US Navy veteran of World War II. He retired from the finance office of Standard Steel, Burnham, with 45 years of service. He was a member of the Westminster United Presbyterian Church, Mifflintown, where he served as an Elder, Trustee, and belonged to the Westminster Men's Group. He was also a member of the Supervisors Club of Standard Steel, Burnham, and the Juniata County Sportsmen's Club. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Westminster United Presbyterian Church, corner of Third and Lemon Streets, Mifflintown, with the Rev. David A. Cook officiating. Interment will be in Lost Creek Mennonite Cemetery, Oakland Mills. Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Thursday at the Brown Funeral Home, 100 Bridge Street, Mifflintown and from 9:30 a.m. Friday until the time of service at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to: Mifflintown Hose Co. No.1, Washington Ave., Mifflintown, PA 17059 or to the Central Juniata EMS, HC-63, Mifflintown, PA 17059.

Betty J. Murphy
BURNHAM - Betty J. Murphy, 59, of Lot A-14, McCardle Trailer Court, Burnham, died at 10:35 a.m. Sunday, March 25, 2001, at her residence. Born Oct. 24, 1941, in Lewistown, she was the daughter of the late John and Bessie Masaros. She is survived by a son, Michael J. Murphy, Burnham; sisters, Davida Ward, Highpoint, NC and Roberta Potts, Lancaster; and three grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one brother and two sisters. She was a production employee at Trinity Plastics, Lewistown. She was a member of Rhodes Memorial United Methodist Church, the ladies auxiliary of the Lewistown Moose Lodge, and the auxiliary of the Brooklyn Hose Company, Lewistown. A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Jacob T. Traxler officiating. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family. There will be no viewing.

Hazel J. Murray
LEWISTOWN - Hazel J. Murray, 93, of Ohesson Manor Nursing Home, 276 Green Ave., Lewistown, and formerly of 502 Yale St., Lewistown, died at 5:55 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2001, at the nursing home. Born Sept. 25, 1907, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of the late James E. and Maude (Price) Notestine. Her husband, Ivan Murray, preceded her in death on Sept. 10, 1981. She is survived by a number of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two brothers and three sisters. She was the last of her immediate family. She was employed as a clerk at the American Viscose Corp. for 43 years, retiring in 1968. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Lewistown. A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. today at Juniata Memorial Park Cemetery with Karen McCachren officiating. There is no viewing. The Hoenstine Funeral Home, 75 Logan St., Lewistown, is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Ohesson Manor Nursing Home, 276 Green Ave., Lewistown, PA 17044.

Audrey J. Musser
MCALISTERVILLE - Audrey J. Musser, 68, of McAlisterville, died at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 3, 2001, at her home. Born Feb. 12, 1933, in Sunbury, she was a daughter of the late Wayland H. and Anna M. (Brown) Walmsley. Her husband, John E. Musser, whom she married on June 18,1950, survives. Also surviving are: children, John Steven Musser, McAlisterville, Jeffery W. Musser, Hubbard, Ohio, Deborah J. Pacana, Philadelphia and Cathy M. Freed, Waldorf, Md.; a brother, Wayland E. Walmsley, Freeburg; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She attended Freeburg High School. She was a homemaker most of her life. She was a member of the Lost Creek Presbyterian Church, McAlisterville, where she was an active member of the Presbyterian Women and sang in the choir. She was also a Republican Party Committee Chairperson, a Fayette Township Assessor, and helped coordinate meals for "Meals on Wheels". She enjoyed cooking, reading, playing the piano, flower gardening and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Ronald C. Sheaffer Funeral Home, 16 Westfall St., McAlisterville, with the Rev. Graham C. Fowler officiating. Interment will follow in the Lost Creek Presbyterian Cemetery, McAlisterville. Friends may call 4-9 p.m.Tuesday at the funeral home, where family will be present from 7-9 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to: the Lost Creek Presbyterian Church Restoration Fund, PO Box 91, McAlisterville, PA 17049, or to the American Cancer Society, Mifflin-Juniata Unit, 26 N. Brown St., Lewistown, PA 17044.

Margaret C. Musser
ALTOONA - Margaret C. Musser, 101, of Altoona RR7, died Monday, April 9, 2001, at Tyrone Hospital. Born Jan. 3, 1900, in Trough Creek, Huntingdon County, she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Currence (Baumgardner) Smith. Her husband, Laurie Aaron Musser, whom she married June 2, 1932, died Dec. 6, 1973. She is survived by three sisters, Edith Wonder, Daytona Beach, Fla., Anna Brown, Indiana, and Alma Taylor, McVeytown; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, David L. Musser on Jan. 27, 1996; four brothers, Harold Sam, Clair, and Lloyd Smith; and two sisters, Edna Burnside and Beryl Smith. She was a former member of the Bellwood Band Parents and The Homemakers Club, Bellwood. She enjoyed crocheting, knitting, and making candy. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Donald E. Baggus Funeral Home, 3813 W. Main St., Belleville, with Pastor Myron Weiand officiating. Interment will be in the Allensville Presbyterian Cemetery, Allensville. Friends may call 2-4 p.m. Thursday at the Jon C. Russin Funeral Home, 618 Marin St., Bellwood and from 10 a.m. until the time of the service Friday at the Baggus Funeral Home, Belleville.

Teresa Grace Musser
LEWISTOWN - Teresa Grace Musser, infant daughter of Richard F. and Georgia (Will) Musser of 21 Spanogle Ave., Lewistown, was stillborn at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 16, 2001, at Lewistown Hospital. She is survived by paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Richard L. Musser of Lewistown; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Corbin of Lewistown; maternal step-great-grandmother, Irene Goss of Lewistown; brother and sister, Anthony R. Musser and Anna Margaret Musser, both at home. She was preceded in death by paternal great-grandparents, Teresa and Frank Zannino and Mabel and Luther Musser; and maternal great-grandparents, George and Anna Margaret Goss and Clair and Hazel Grace Corbin. Graveside services were held Friday at Juniata Memorial Park, with the Rev. Father Thomas Marickovic officiating. Hoenstine Funeral Home Inc., 75 Logan St., Lewistown, was in charge of arrangements.

Frances H. Mutch
GLEN ROCK - Frances H. Mutch, 97, of Glen Rock, formerly of Vero Beach, Fla. and Haddonfield, died Friday, April 27, 2001, at the Lutheran Home of Moorestown. Born May 9, 1903, in McAlisterville, she was the daughter of the late Amaziah and Margaret (Herr) Shellenberger. She was preceded in death by her husband, Heber R. Mutch. She is survived by children, Richard J. Mutch and Mrs. Arnold (Margaret M. "Peg") Olt, both of Haddonfield, NJ; six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Charles Mutch. She was a school teacher. She was active in the Women's Club, Garden Club, Bon Aire Country Club and Girl Scouts in Glen Rock. In Vero Beach, Fla., she was active with Lutheran Church Women, Historical Society, Nobelles, the Alliance for the Arts and the Art Club. She was known for her seascapes oil paintings. Services will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Hinski-Tomlinson Funeral Home, 81 Haddon Ave., Haddonfield, NJ. Interment will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Goodwill Cemetery, Bunkertown, McAlisterville. Friends may call 7 p.m. until the time of the service Wednesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: the Lutheran Church of Our Savior, Wood Lane and Wayne Avenue, Haddonfield, NJ 08033.

I. Willard Myer
LITITZ - I. Willard Myer, 88, of Landis Homes, 1001 East Oregon Road, Lititz, formerly of Leola, died Saturday, Jan. 13, 2001, at Landis Homes. Born June 9, 1912 , in East Lampeter Township he was the son of the late Ira W. and Nettie (Landis) Myer. His wife of 67 years, Ruth M. (Esbenshade) Myer, survives. Also surviving are: children, Mrs. Mahlon (Almeda) Shenk of Lancaster, Wilmer Myer of Mifflintown, Donald Myer of Leola, and Dale Myer of Russell, Ohio; brothers and sisters, Landis Myer of Lancaster, Floyd Myer of Leola, Mrs. Melvin (Ethel) Sauder and Martha Myer, both of Lititz, Mrs. Daniel (Reba) Nauman, Ulysses, and Mrs. Abe (Ruth) Lefever, Jonestown; 17 grandchildren and 40 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by sisters and brothers, Miriam Hoover, Elma Kreider, Caleb Myer, and Glenn Myer. He was a farmer, retiring in 1961. He was also superintendent of Welsh Mountain Home from 1968-1978 and worked at Show-Ease Stall Company as a laborer for 16 years until he retired in 1994. He was a member of Stumptown Mennonite Church, Leola, where he was a past choir member, Sunday school teacher, and superintendent. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Stumptown Mennonite Church, 2813 Stumptown Road, Bird-in-Hand. Interment will be in the adjoining cemetery. Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Landis Homes, East Bethany Chapel, 1001 E. Oregon Road, Lititz and from 9 a.m. until the time of the service Wednesday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Landis Homes Caring Fund, 1001 E. Oregon Road, Lititz, PA 17543 or to Hospice of Lancaster County, 685 Good Drive, PO Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125. The Furman Home for Funerals, Leola, is in charge of arrangements.


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