Obituaries

Jack G. Hopple

Jack G. Hopple, 86, of Lewistown, passed away at 7:49 p.m., Thursday Sept. 6, 2018, at his home. Born May 31, 1932, in Oliver Township, he was the son of the late Charles and Mabel (Weaver) Hopple. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Rosie Hopple. Jack is ...

Erin S. Cooper

Erin S. Cooper, 59, died Aug. 28, 2018, at home in Sunbury. She is survived by her husband, Robert M. Cooper, daughter, Caitlin E. Cooper, stepson, Nathan Cooper, mother, Emily N. Shehan, sister, Deirdre Wagner, and brother, John N. Shehan. A private memorial service was held Sept. 2, 2018.

Shirley Ann Aurand

Shirley Ann Aurand, 91, of Belleville, passed away at 4:22 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, at Valley View. Arrangements are under the care of Heller-Hoenstine (Woodlawn) Funeral Home and will be announced upon completion.

Lois Genevieve ‘Jenny’ Davidson Bressler Lauver

Lois Genevieve “Jenny” (Davidson) Bressler Lauver, 82, of Mifflin, died on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, at Locust Grove Retirement Village. Born Dec. 21, 1935, in Mifflin Township, Cumberland County, she was a daughter of the late Frank C. and Gladys V. (Rife) Davidson. She is survived by: ...

Randy Dean Bitner

Randy Dean Bitner, 61, of Lewistown, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018. He was a son of Benny Bitner and the late Arlene (Brought) Bitner. Also surviving are: his daughters, Lauren E. Bitner, of Lewisberry, and Bethany A. Bitner, of Lewistown; brothers, Steve Bitner, of Milroy, and Greg ...

William W. ‘Bill’ Peters

William W. “Bill” Peters, 94, of 1392 Petersville Lane, Huntingdon, passed away at 3:17 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, at his home. Born April 27, 1924, in Belleville, William was the son of Edward James and Margaret E. (Haffly) Peters. He married Alvera Rose Lentvorsky on June 9, 1946, in ...

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 ...

Thelma L. Henry

Thelma L. Henry, 77, of Lewistown, passed away at 11:55 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, at Ohesson Manor. Born Oct. 23, 1940, in Lewistown, she was the daughter of the late Frank Leidy and Myrtle (Park) Leidy. Thelma is survived by: her husband, George Henry; her daughter, Melodie Wray ...

Michael Macchiaverna

Michael Macchiaverna, 67, of Reedsville, passed away at 4:10 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, at his home. Arrangements are under the care of the Barr Funeral Home Inc. and Crematory, 120 Logan St., and will be announced upon completion.

Warren Thomas Smith Jr.

Warren Thomas Smith Jr., 66, of McClure, died Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, while a patient of the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. Warren was a resident of McClure for more than four years and previously lived in Philadelphia for 30 years. He was born Thursday, July 17, 1952, in Bridgeton, ...