Obituaries

Carolyn L. White

Carolyn L. White, 80, of Lewistown, passed away Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, at her home. Born March 12, 1938, she was a daughter of the late Norman H. and Lucinda (Myers) Chesney. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: her husband, William M. White Sr., who passed in October ...

Miriam ‘Merch’ Cohen

Miriam “Merch” Cohen, 96, of Lewistown, entered into eternal rest on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, at Ohesson Manor. Born on Aug. 30, 1922, in Rochester, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Abraham and Sarah (Gaffin) Brown. Merch was proceeded in death by: her husband of 74 years, David; ...

Shirley A. Aurand

The Lord answered her prayers on Sept. 7, 2018. Shirley A. Aurand, 91, of Valley View, formerly of Alfarata, went to be with her Lord. Born Feb. 1, 1927, in Lewistown, she was the daughter of the late S. Creighton and Gertrude Mae (Wakefield) Wyland. She is survived by: her husband, Marlin ...

Walter ‘Carl’ Miller

Walter “Carl” Miller, 65, of Lewistown, passed away, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, at Ohesson Manor. He was a son of the late Calvin E. “Ed” Miller Sr. and Marie C. (Adams) Miller. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a twin brother, Calvin “Ed” Miller Jr. Born ...

Ronald Lee ‘Rin’ Wray Jr.

Ronald Lee “Rin” Wray Jr., 55, of McClure, passed away Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, at William Penn Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. Born Jan. 15, 1963, he was a son of Ronald Lee Wray Sr. and Kay (Wagner) Wray. He was preceded in death by: a niece, Melisa Todaro; and great-nephew, ...

Edward S. Stott

Edward S. Stott, 79, formerly of Granville, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, at Valley View Retirement Community, Belleville. Born June 18, 1939, in Petersburg, he was the son of the late Fred A. and Thea R. (Nale) Stott. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a ...

Sandra M. Leister

Sandra M. Leister, 76, formerly of Arch Rock, passed away Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, at Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital. Born Feb. 22, 1942, in Pottstown, she was a daughter of the late Allen and Pauline (Reynolds) Suloff. Her husband, Ronald L. “Ronnie” Leister, whom she married July 7, 1961, ...

N. Jeffrey Leonard

A memorial service for N. Jeffrey Leonard, 65, of Port Royal, who died Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, with a visitation following, at Port Royal United Methodist Church. The obituary will be available at www.gussfh.com and will be published when complete.

Lois B. Homan

Lois B. Homan, 91, passed away Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, at Valley View. Arrangements are under the care of Hoenstine Funeral Home and will be announced upon completion.

Chelsi Blair

Chelsi Blair, 45, of Lewistown, died Sept. 8. 2018, at Locust Grove. Barr Funeral Home Inc. will announce arrangements on completion.