Obituaries

Betty L. (Smith) Stains

Betty L. (Smith) Stains, 70, of Burnham, passed away at 8:15 a.m., Saturday, May 26, 2018, at her home. Born April 13, 1948, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of the late Ray W. Smith and Verna K. (Kroh) Griffith. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: her husband, ...

J. A. Maxine ‘Max’ Rhodes

J. A. Maxine “Max” Rhodes, 99, formerly of Burnham, passed away at 11 a.m., Thursday, May 24, 2018, at Valley View Haven, Belleville, where she had resided for the past six years. Born June 12, 1918, in Altoona, she was the daughter of the late Chester L. “Babe” Stewart and Nora ...

Paul R. Waite Sr.

Paul R. Waite Sr., 80, of Selinsgrove, entered into rest on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, at the Manor at Penn Village, Selingrove. He was the husband of Carol R. (Shellenberger) Waite, who survives. The couple was married 50 years at the time of his passing. Paul retired as a truck driver from ...

Lois Mae Reese

Lois Mae Reese, 90, of North Chesterfield, born in Lewistown, quietly slipped from this world on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Ardell Reese and grandson, Ryan. She is survived by three sons, Richard and his wife, Victoria, of Chesterfield, James ...

Erma P. Richardson

Erma P. Richardson, 75, of Port Royal, passed away at 2:45 p.m. on Friday, May 25, 2018 at the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Brown Funeral Homes, Inc., 100 Bridge St., Mifflintown, which will be announced upon completion.

David Y. Hostetler

David Y. Hostetler, 90, of Lewistown, and formerly of Woolen Mill Road, Reedsville, passed away on Thursday evening, May 10, 2018. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 27, 2018, at the Barrville Mennonite Church with Pastor Carl Geissinger officiating. The family will ...

Mary V. (Hackett) Wagner

Mary V. (Hackett) Wagner, 82, of Lewistown, passed away at 10:19 a.m., Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at William Penn Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. Born June 8, 1935, in Belleville, she was a daughter of the late Viola Hackett. In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by: her ...

Dennis P. Foltz

Dennis P. Foltz, 77, of Port Royal, passed away at 2 a.m. on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at Premier at Perry Village, New Bloomfield. Born on Feb. 28, 1941, in Milford Township, Juniata County, he was a son of the late Charles W. and Ruth Pearl (Ernest) Foltz. On Aug. 6, 1967, in Port Royal, he ...

Naomi S. ‘Numpsy’ Robinson

Naomi S. “Numpsy” Robinson, 91, of Mifflintown, passed away at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at her home. Born on Jan. 12, 1927, in Lewistown, Mifflin County, she was the daughter of the late James E. and Brenda (Earnest) Switzer. On Feb. 18, 1950, she married her late husband, ...

Charles L. Duncan

Charles L. Duncan, 89, of Mifflintown, passed away at 6:10 p.m. on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at Health South Nittany Valley Rehabilitation Hospital in Pleasant Gap. Born Nov. 22, 1928, in East Waterford, he was the son of the late William E. and Margaret E. (Burd) Duncan. His wife, Roberta J. ...