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Nadine K. Hummel
Nadine K. Hummel, 74, of Shamokin Dam, passed away at 2:06 p.m. Sunday, May 6, 2012, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.
She was born Oct. 6, 1937, in Monroe Township, Snyder County, a daughter of the late Lester F. and Miriam S. (Reichley) Dagle. On July 25, 1954, she married Ronald E. Hummel, who preceded her in death on July 15, 1995.
Nadine had attended Selinsgrove High School.
She had been employed by the Herman Sewing factory, Shamokin Dam, and David Knit, Northumberland, and had been a baker at the Country Cupboard, Lewisburg, and Weis Markets, from where she retired Jan. 1, 2010.
She was a member of Christ Community United Methodist Church, Selinsgrove, where she was active in the Busy Bees and the Christian classics. She was a member of Lafayette Chapter 222, Order of Eastern Star, Selinsgrove.
Her life was given to caring for her handicapped husband until his passing. Nadine will be remembered for her giving spirit. She was well known for her baking skills. She enjoyed traveling on bus trips with her friends and found great joy in her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Rodena K. and Terry Snyder, of Sunbury, and Brenda L. and Richard Allen, of Mifflinburg; five grandchildren, Timena Renn, Christina Artley, Jeremiah Allen, Shelby Sender and Tabitha Allen; six great-grandchildren, Brendan, Jaron, Samantha, Nickolas, Marissa and Ethan; one sister and brother-in-law, Cesta and John Newman, of Lake City, Fla.; and one brother and sister-in-law, Gale and Dian Dagle, of Winter Garden, Fla.
Funeral services were held Wed., May 9, at Christ Community United Methodist Church. Rev. Kathleen Kind officiated.
Burial was in Shreiner’s Cemetery, Selinsgrove.
Contributions to honor Nadine’s memory may be made to the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, 710 W. 168th St., New York, NY 10032, or to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, 2040 Linglestown Road, Suite 104, Harrisburg, PA 17110.
Funeral arrangements are by the V.L. Seebold Funeral Home, 601 N. High St., Selinsgrove.
David W. Milne
A memorial service for David Wallace Milne, 76, of 203 Stadium Blvd., Lewisburg who passed away on Aug. 25, 2011, will be held at 3 p.m. Sun., May 13, in the Bucknell Terrace Room of the Elaine Langone Building on the corner of Seventh Street and Moore Avenue, Lewisburg. Guests will be welcome at 2:30 p.m. prior to the start of the service.
Clarence Oliver “Oz” Zimmerman Jr.
Clarence Oliver “Oz” Zimmerman Jr., 64, of Mount Pleasant Mills, entered into rest on Friday, May 4, 2012, at Prince William Hospital, Manassas, Va.
He was born June 24, 1947, in Hartley Township, Union County, a son of the late Clarence O. “Sox” Sr. and Doris Jean (Alleman) Zimmerman. On March 23, 1968, he married the former Anna “Ann” Spicher, who survives. His passing breaks a marital union of 44 years.
At the time of his passing, Clarence was employed by Keller Marine Services, Inc., Port Trevorton for 28 years. He was previously employed in the construction business with D.E. Smith Construction, John Staph Company, and G&W Inc.
Clarence was of the United Methodist faith.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing, and spending time with his family.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Amy Hain and husband, Eric, of Port Trevorton, and Lisa Zimmerman and her companion, Jason Reigle, of Freeburg; one granddaughter, Alyssa Strawser, of Port Trevorton; four brothers and sisters-in-law, David W. and Pat Bingaman and John and LeAnn Zimmerman, all of Mifflinburg, Richard E. and Erma Zimmerman, of Penns Creek, and Michael L. and Jane Zimmerman, of Middleburg; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Dianna J. Spriggle, of Mount Pleasant Mills, Susan L. and Frank Roadarmel and April L. and Leonard Wagner, all of Mifflinburg; a half sister, Florence L. Pannebaker, of Swengel; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Clarence was preceded by two brothers, Leroy and Stephen Zimmerman, a half sister, Shirley Keister, and a brother-in-law; Ken Spriggle.
Clarence’s wishes were for no viewing.
A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thurs., May 10, in Paradise Cemetery, Port Trevorton, with Pastor Leon G. Scholl officiating.
Should friends desire, memorial gifts in Clarence’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, Central Susquehanna Unit, 1948 E. Third St., Williamsport, PA 17701 or the charity of the donor’s choosing.
The George P. Garman Funeral Homes, Inc., 9366 Route 35, Mount Pleasant Mills have been entrusted with the arrangements.
Rachel W. (Burkholder) Hursh
Rachel W. (Burkholder) Hursh, 54, of Middleburg, died Friday, May 4, 2012 at her home.
She was born July 13, 1957 in Ephrata, a daughter of the late Titus and Elizabeth (Weaver) Burkholder. She was the wife of Earl Ray Hursh of Middleburg, for 34 years.
Rachel was a member of Shade Mountain Mennonite Church, Mount Pleasant Mills.
She is survived by eight children; four sons, Duane, husband of Helen (Miller) Hursh, of Middleburg, Randall, Ryan and Jeremy, all at home; and four daughters, Virginia, Melissa, Rachelle, and Janita, all at home; a grandson, Derrick Hursh; 13 brothers and sisters, Ida wife of Paul Brubacker, of Ripley, Maine, Laverne, wife of Harry Erb, of Scurry, Texas, Eby Burkholder, husband of Ruth (Hostetter), of Lititz, Vera, wife of Ira Hege Jr. of Hagerstown, Md., James Burkholder, husband of Rachel (Hostetter), of Tamaqua, Mary, wife of Clarence Wenger, of Manheim, Sara, wife of Roy Zimmerman, of New Holland, Jesse Burkholder, husband of Mary Ellen (Martin), of Spring Mills, Esther, wife of James Sensenig, of Arcola, Ill., David Burkholder, husband of Tracy (McCool), of Mifflinburg, Rhoda, wife of Dale Martin, of Scipio Center, N.Y., Miriam, wife of Marlin Nolt, of Myerstown, and John Burkholder, husband of Anne (Burkholder), of Colby, Wis.
Funeral services were held Tues., May 8, at Shade Mountain Mennonite Church, 134 Center St., Mount Pleasant Mills. Officiating ministers were Jay A. Martin, Ivan Martin, Jr., Harry Erb, and James Sensenig.
Burial was in the adjoining church cemetery.
Donations may be made to Evangelical Hospice, 1 Hospital Drive, Lewisburg, PA 17837.
The George P. Garman Funeral Homes Inc., 9366 Route 35, Mount Pleasant Mills, is assisting the family with the arrangements.
Harlon Ray Loss
Harlon Ray Loss, 87, formerly of Montandon, passed away May 3, 2012 at Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg.
He was born on May 27, 1924 in Centerville, Snyder County, a son of the late John Loss and Dessie Grubb Loss Kline. He was married to the former Emaline Marien Sheets, who died in 1994. Her death broke a marital union of 48 years.
Harlon was a veteran of World War II, serving in the army from 1943 until 1946. He fought in Germany where he was shell-shocked and became color blind.
Harlon retired from Shippers Car Line, Milton after working 33 years.
He loved vegetable gardening, especially corn, and he would spend all day outside taking care of his garden. He collected model cars and John Deere tractors and had a large collection of both. He loved small children, especially his nephew, Richie Spriggle, who was his little buddy.
He is survived by a daughter, Connie L. Smith, of Milton; two sons, Harlon Ray Loss Jr., of Montandon, and Harlon Ray Capheart, of South Carolina; three half-sisters, Betty Spriggle, of Middleburg, Esther Fensterbush, of Mifflinburg, and Helen Dano, of New York,; one stepbrother, Ralph Loss, of New York; seven grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by two sons, Robert Howard Loss and Ronald Wayne Loss; a grandson, Joseph R. Smith Jr.; five brothers, Bill Loss, Ammon Loss, Alfred Loss, John Loss and Peter Loss; a sister, Pauline Grubb; a half-brother, Jim Kline; two step-brothers, Walt Kline and Charlie Kline, and a step-sister, Dorothy Ulrich.
Funeral services were held Mon., May 7, at the Shaw Funeral Home, 400 N. Front St., Milton. The Rev. Jerry L. Caswell officiated.
Burial with military honors was in Harmony Cemetery, Milton.
Helen E. Wagner
Helen E. Wagner, 89, a resident of Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village, and formerly of 8 W. Sycamore Place, died Friday, May 4, 2012.
She was born April 1, 1923 in Lewisburg, a daughter of the late Gilbert D. and Beulah E. (King) Lenhart. On Dec. 16, 1953, she married William W. Wagner Sr. and they celebrated 33 years of marriage before his death on Feb. 13, 1987.
A 1941 graduate of Mifflinburg High School, she worked at the former Philco, Watsontown and the former J.J. Newberry’s and Bechtel’s, Lewisburg. She later retired in 1988 from the Bucknell Physical Plant where she was a housekeeper.
She was a member of Christ’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lewisburg.
Helen was an avid walker. She also enjoyed cooking and watching movies. More than anything, she loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Surviving are two daughters and one son-in-law, Karen Wagner, of Lewisburg, and Jeanne and Jeff Zerbe, of Northumberland; one son and daughter-in-law, William Jr. and Dedee Wagner, of Lewisburg; three grandchildren, Miranda and Alyssa Zerbe, and Andrew Wagner; five step-grandchildren, Angela Foley, Amy and Tracy Shadday, and Seth and Ty Crawley; two step-great-grandchildren; one brother-in-law, Dale Harpster; and one sister-in-law, Patricia Gessner.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by three brothers, Monroe, Miles and Robert Lenhart; and four sisters, Edna Lenhart, Ruth Marr, Myrtle Jurysta and Isabel Elmes.
Funeral services were held Tues., May 8, at Cronrath-Grenoble Funeral Home, South Second and St. Louis streets, Lewisburg. Her pastor, the Rev. William S. Henderson, officiated.
Burial followed in Lewisburg Cemetery.
If desired, memorial contributions may be made to Christ’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 100 S. Third St., Lewisburg, PA 17837.
Expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.cronrathgrenoblefuneralhome.com.
Robert D. Mark
Robert D. Mark, 89, of Harrisburg, passed away on Saturday, March 31, 2012 at Arden Courts, Susquehanna Township.
He was born on February 8, 1923 in Mifflinburg, to the late Boyd and Sara Mark.
He was a United States Army Air Corp veteran of WW II and was retired from the United States Civil Service as a photographer.
Bob was a member of St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Harrisburg, the USAF Museum and the National Warplane Museum. He was a longtime volunteer with the Colonial Park Volunteer Fire Company.
Surviving are his wife S. Harriet Mark and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by two sisters Louise Strassner and Carolyn Hemenway.
Funeral services were held Wed., April 4, at St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 4200 Londonderry Road, Harrisburg. Rev. James E. Person officiated.
Burial was in Mifflinburg Cemetery.
Arrangements were handled by the Hetrick-Bitner Funeral Home.
To send condolences to the Mark family please go to www.hetrickbitnerfuneralhome.com.
Memorial contributions in Bob’s honor may be made to Heartland Hospice & Home Care Services, 1200 Walnut Bottom Road, Carlisle, PA 17015.
Jay C. Condit
Another hero has passed. Following D-Day, June, 1944, Jay Condit fought in Europe in battles in France, Belgium, and Germany, and was one of America’s “Greatest Generation.”
Jay was born on May 13, 1922, in Burley, Idaho, and passed away on May 3, 2012, in Fresno, CA.
When he was very young, Jay’s family moved to North Hollywood, CA. Jay started singing at a young age, and continued to sing for most of his life; his singing ability was showcased in local plays and productions, as well as at least one Hollywood movie.
Jay enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1943, and was assigned to the 320th Engineering Battalion, as a combat engineer. Before going overseas, he met his lifelong sweetheart, Florine Shipton, in Swengel, PA, where they were married on July 25, 1945.
Jay was hired as a music teacher by Fresno Unified School District in 1954. He taught at Roosevelt High School until 1982, when he retired.
Jay was preceded in death by his daughter, Eileen Condit, and his grandson, Lee Reyes.
He is survived by his wife of nearly 67 years Florine Condit, of Fresno, CA; his daughter and her husband Ellen and Marvin Reyes of Fresno, CA; his son and his wife James and Vivian Condit of New Columbia, PA.; grandsons James Reyes, Michael Condit, and Sean Condit; and great-granddaughter Christine Condit.
Kury A. Bartholomew
Kury A. Bartholomew, 60, of 521 Furnace Road, Lewisburg went to be with his creator at 7:00 PM on Friday, May 04, 2012 at his homestead.
He was born on June 07, 1951 in Bethlehem, the son of the late Ed and Alice Keeler Pettit.
Kury grew up in Sunbury and attended Sunbury schools.
Kury had a band “Blue Moon” for thirty years playing 50 and 60’s music. Kury spent his time doing yard work, making ponds, loved his animals of all kinds.
Kury or Makwa (Native) was very involved in his native culture; he was a promoter and a MC for three different pow-wows during the summer. Makwa was Chief of his Native tribe, and was highly respected; he will be sadly missed.
Surviving are three sons; Michael Bartholomew of Pottsville, Thomas Bartholomew of Southern PA, Jason Bartholomew of Canton, one daughter, Betty B. Jursey of Bloomsburg, one brother; Barry R. Pettit of Bloomsburg, and his loving companion, Vicki Kitchen of Lewisburg. Also, numerous native brothers and sisters.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Barbara Jean Pettit, two brothers, David and Bobby Pettit.
Family and friends are invited to his life celebration on Thursday, June 7, 2012 at 2 p.m. at the family homestead, 521 Furnace Rd., Lewisburg, with Daniel C. Jones and Barry Pettit, officiating.
The family welcomes cards and flowers, which may be sent to the homestead.
To share in Kury’s remembrance, please visit www.adamofh.com.
Funeral arrangements are by the Dominick T. Adamo Funeral Home, 247 Chestnut St., Mifflinburg.
Verna Mae Dietrick
Verna Mae Dietrick, 88, formerly of Watsontown and Philadelphia, recently a guest of RiverWoods entered into rest at 5:50 p.m. on Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at RiverWoods. Ms. Dietrick had been a resident of RiverView Manor since July 1998.
She was born on October 12, 1923 in Mifflinburg, the daughter of the late Ernest Russell and Cinnia Margaret (Swartz) Dietrick. After the early death of her parents she lived with her loving grandparents the late, John Franklin and Verna Ida Stuck) Swartz of Lewisburg.
Verna was a graduate of Lewisburg High School, Class of 1941.
Ms. Dietrick worked as an Executive Secetary for Engineering at Frankford Arsenal, Philadelphia, for 34 years, retiring in 1976.
She was a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Philadelphia, and the National Association of Federal Employees.
Surviving is one cousins-in-law; Betty Loudenslager of Mifflinburg
She was preceded in death by one aunt; Jane Swartz Kemrer, three cousins; Jane Irene Wood, Frances Becker, Richard J. Loudenslager.
Graveside services will be private in Lewisburg Cemetery.
To share in Verna‘s remembrance, please visit www.adamofh.com
Funeral arrangements are by the Dominick T. Adamo Funeral Home, 247 Chestnut St., Mifflinburg.
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