From Mifflinburg Telegraph Weekly Newspaper
Obituaries Week of March 1, 2012
Mar 1, 2012 - 1:54:20 PM
Raymond J. Zeiber, 68, of 2815 State Route 235, Millmont entered into rest at 1:10 p.m., on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012, at his residence.
A memorial service will be conducted by the family at a later date.
Arrangements are by the Dominick T. Adamo Funeral Home, Mifflinburg.
Luella Kathryn Bingaman
Luella Kathryn Bingaman, 93, a resident of RD Millmont from 1943 to 2001, and most recently of 101 E. Walnut St., Mifflinburg, entered into rest Friday morning at Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village, where she had been a resident for the past three years.
She was born Jan. 27, 1919 in Port Trevorton, a daughter of the late Lloyd and Edna (Reitenbach) Herrold. On August 22, 1936, at the home of Rev. Green Shively in Millmont, she married Fred S. Bingaman, who preceded her in death April 21, 1993.
Luella attended the Chapman Township School.
She was a member of the Lincoln Chapel United Methodist Church, Laurelton, for nearly 60 years, where she was a Sunday school teacher.
Luella was employed at Par-Knit, Mifflinburg, and the Laurelton State School.
She was well known for her fine stitchery, and made quilts that were shipped all over the United States and Europe. Luella also enjoyed tending to her flowers at her home.
Luella was a member of the West End Senior Center, Laurelton.
Surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, Stanley and Carol Bingaman, of Mifflinburg, and Ronald and Leslie Bingaman, of Sunbury; three daughters and one son-in-law, Ruth Ann and Allan Sampsell, of Milton, Joyce Rivera, of Mifflinburg, and Linda Englehart, of Millmont and her companion, Charles Hulsizer; one sister, Elsie Sprenkle, of Middleburg; one daughter-in-law, Shirley Bingaman of Middleburg; 12 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one son, Larry Eugene Bingaman on Feb. 17, 1998; two brothers, Clarence and Milton Herrold; two sisters, Edna Spickler, and Grace Wertz; and three great-grandchildren, Jeffrey Hans, Justin Englehart, and Tyler Bingaman.
Funeral sevices were held Tues., Feb. 28, at the Roupp Funeral Home Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Road, Mifflinburg. Pastor Richard L. DeVett officiated.
Burial was in the Hartleton Cemetery.
Memorial gifts may be made to the West End Bible Fellowship, P.O. Box 36, Laurelton, PA 17835.
Robert L. Erdley
Robert L. Erdley, 79, of 409 Thompson St., Mifflinburg passed away on Wednesday morning, Feb. 22, 2012, at his home.
He was born Jan. 24, 1933, in Jackson Township, Snyder County, a son of the late John P. and Carrie I. (Eberhart) Erdley. On March 30, 1961, he married the former Aimee M. Noll, who survives.
He graduated from West Chillisquaque Township High School and had served in the Army and the Army Reserves.
Robert had been employed at the Harry Miller farm earlier in his life and had worked at Yorktowne, Mifflinburg, and retired in 1995 after more than 35 years from Pennsylvania House, Lewisburg.
He was an active member of Mifflinburg United Methodist Church, where he had served as a trustee and on the finance, building and staff parish relations committees. He had participated in work camps for United Methodist churches and for many years had performed maintenance at the chaplain’s residence at the Pine Valley Trailer Park and Raymond B. Winter State Park. He also enjoyed helping with the Easter egg project. He was a member of Mifflinburg Masonic Lodge 370, the Williamsport Consistory, Mifflinburg American Legion Post 410, the Two Mile Run Gun Club and Club 39.
Robert enjoyed woodworking, doing puzzles, gardening, playing pinochle, going to the cabin and playing games with his grandchildren, who were dear to his heart.
In addition to his wife of 50 years, he is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, Pam and Tim Wolfe, of Selinsgrove, and Gail and Stu Erickson and Bev and Jon Hackenberg, all of Mifflinburg; six grandchildren, Tyler and Carissa Wolfe, Rachel and Eli Erickson and Tori and Kira Hackenberg; and five siblings, Irene Kessler, of Mifflinburg, and Bessie Miller, Mary Keefer, Richard Erdley and Jennie McNeir, all of Milton.
He was preceded in death by four siblings, Mae Ulrich, Kathryn Myers, Harold and Mildred Erdley.
Funeral services were held Sat., Feb. 25, at Mifflinburg United Methodist Church, where Masonic Lodge 370 conducted a service followed by the funeral. The Rev. Ron Warfle officiated.
Burial with military honors was in the hilltop section of the Mifflinburg Cemetery.
Contributions in Robert’s memory may be made to the memorial fund of Mifflinburg United Methodist Church, 279 Market St., Mifflinburg, PA 17844.
Arrangements were by the Hummel Funeral Home, 574 Hill St., Middleburg.
Freda P. Zerbe
Freda P. Zerbe, 83, of Shaffer Lane, Selinsgrove passed away at 8:35 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012, at Select Speciality Hospital, Danville.
She was born May 26, 1928, in Monroe Township, Snyder County, a daughter of the Raymond and Florence (Bailey) Kauffman. On June 27, 1953, she married Jack L. Zerbe who preceded her in death on Oct. 2, 1993.
Freda attended the Fisher school and was a 1946 graduate of Selinsgrove High School.
She had been employed in food service in the Selinsgrove School District at the Monroe Township school and later at the middle school in Shamokin Dam, retiring in 1988.
She was a member of Christ Community United Methodist Church, Selinsgrove.
Freda enjoyed craft shows, doing latch hook and long stitch, gardening, and going for rides in the countryside. She loved to bake and some of her recipes were published in cookbooks.
She is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, Nancy and Jess Hackenberg, of Nescopeck, Jill and Larry Roup, of Mifflinburg, and Kathy and Robert Snyder, of Selinsgrove; six grandchildren, Ronald Hackenberg and his wife, Leigh, Mary Laubach and Philip Hackenberg, all of Nescopeck, Jason Snyder, of Sunbury, Frank Roup, of Mifflinburg, and Holly Yarger and husband, Tim, of Freeburg; five great-grandchildren, Bradley and Jesse Laubach, Siera and Taylor Yarger, and Rylee Snyder; one brother-in-law and two sisters-in-law, Rye and Betty Zerbe Jr., of Milton, and Delores Kauffman, of Selinsgrove.
She was preceded in death by one brother, Elton Kauffman, and one sister, Geraldine Baker.
Funeral services were held Tues., Feb. 28, at the V.L. Seebold Funeral Home, 601 N. High St., Selinsgrove. The Rev. Kathleen Kind officiated.
Burial was in Shreiner’s Cemetery, Selinsgrove.
Contributions in Freda’s memory may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Blanche E. Trewitz
Blanche E. Trewitz, 92, of Tame Deer Drive, Middleburg passed away Thursday morning, Feb. 23, 2012, at her home.
She was born June 17, 1919 in Milton, a daughter of the late Mark J. and Elsie (Grey) Derr. She was married to Clarence A. Trewitz Sr., who preceded her in death on Dec. 16, 1997.
Blanche was a graduate of Milton High School.
She was a member of St. Paul’s “Erdley’s” Lutheran Church, Middleburg.
She enjoyed knitting and crocheting, and dedicated her life to caring for her handicapped daughters.
Blanche is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, William E. Trewitz and Teri Fetterolf, and a daughter, JoAnn Trewitz, all of Middleburg; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; also a brother, Robert Derr, of Milton.
She was preceded in death by a son, Clarence A. Trewtiz Jr., in 1998, and a daughter, Shirley M. Trewitz, in 2008.
Funeral services were held Wed., Feb. 29, at the V.L. Seebold Funeral Home, 601 N. High St., Selinsgrove. The Rev. Wayne C. Muthler officiated.
Burial was in Orchard Hills Cemetery, Shamokin Dam.
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