Obituaries

George F. Filson

George F. Filson, 70, of Lewistown, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018. Heller-Hoenstine (Woodlawn) Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, which will be announced upon completion.

Evelyn Mae Fultz

A memorial service for Evelyn Mae Fultz, 78, of Mifflintown, will be held Sunday Aug. 19, 2018 at the Hidden Valley Camping Resort, 162 Hidden Valley Lane, Mifflinburg. For online condolences visit bohnfuneral home.com.

Stephen Niemond

Stephen Niemond, a teacher in Juniata County, died Aug. 13, 2018, at his Mifflintown home. He is survived by: daughters, Tricia Hackenberry and Heather McClure; five grandchildren; and siblings Jane Niemond, George Niemond and Marlene Zook. His service is private. Visit www.gussfh.com for more ...

Gary L. ‘Hubba’ Yohn Jr.

A memorial service for Gary L. “Hubba” Yohn Jr., who died Aug. 1, 2018, will be at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, at Lack-Tuscarora EMS Building, 9320 Route 75 South, East Waterford. Contributions may be sent to Guss Funeral Home Inc., 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown, PA 17059. ...

Wayne R. Beckenbaugh II

Wayne R. Beckenbaugh II, 63, of Lewistown, passed away at 11:25 a.m., Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, at his home. Born Aug. 4, 1955, in Lewistown, he was the son of Wayne R. Beckenbaugh Sr., and Virginia (Osborn) Tate. He is survived by: wife, Mary (Knepp) Beckenbaugh, whom he shared 28 years of ...

Margaret ‘Peg’ Catherine Silks

Margaret “Peg” Catherine Silks, of Mifflintown, went home to be with Jesus on Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, at her home on Laurel Run Road. She was a daughter of David C. Kitting and Esther M. (Garman) Kitting. She is survived by: brothers, David L. Kitting, McVeytown, and John C. Kitting, ...

Thomas Lee Glick

Thomas Lee Glick, 74, formerly of Belleville, passed away at 5:30 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, in Mesa, Ariz. He was born April 9, 1944, in Belleville. He is survived by: his wife, Nancy (Yoder) Glick; son, Larry, of Mesa, Ariz.; and a daughter, Valerie, of Colorado. Tom was in the U.S. Army ...

Karen J. (Crahall) Gehrett

Karen J. (Crahall) Gehrett, 64, of Lewistown, passed peacefully on Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, surrounded by her family at home, after succumbing to her battle with large B-Cell lymphoma. Born Nov. 25, 1953, in Courtdale, she was the daughter of the late Brinley and Helen C. (Kwiatrowski) ...

Crystal A. Shaffer

Crystal A. Shaffer, 48, of McAlisterville, went home to be with the Lord at 5:10 a.m., Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, at Geisinger Holy Spirit Hospital in Camp Hill. Born on July 3, 1970, in Sunbury, Northumberland County, she was a daughter of Kenneth E. Hepner, of Mifflintown, and the late Ruth K. ...

John A. Sirgey

John A. Sirgey, 75, of Lewistown, went to be with his Lord and Savior at 6:07 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, at his home. Born Jan. 23, 1943, he was the son of the late John J. and Mildred (Rhodes) Sirgey. John will be remembered and missed by: his loving wife, Neveline (Walters) Sirgey, ...