Obituaries

Joleen Aurand

Joleen Aurand, 61, of Milroy, passed away Thursday, March 21, 2019 at her home. Arrangements are under the care of Heller-Hoenstine Funeral Home Burnham and will be announce upon completion.

Barry F. Vawn

Barry F. Vawn, 68, of East Waterford, passed away at 10:43 a.m., Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at his residence. Born on May 3, 1950, in Lewistown, he was a son of the late Mary (Vawn) Peck and was raised by his late aunt, Pauline Vawn. On Nov. 25, 1976, he married his surviving wife, Lucy A. ...

Helen L. Wilson

Helen L. Wilson, 87, of Milroy, passed away Tuesday morning at her home. Born Aug. 19, 1931, in Oriental, Juniata County, she was a daughter of the late Daniel and Catherine Audrey (Fulkrod) Kain. Her husband, Calvin Ellsworth Wilson, preceded her in death on July 5, 1985. She is survived ...

Richard W. Swigart

Richard W. Swigart, 81, of Londonderry Village in Palmyra, peacefully passed away on Sunday, March 17, 2019, with his wife by his side. He was born December 5, 1937, in McVeytown, son of the late John and Helen (Richard) Swigart. He was also preceded in death by his brother, James. Richard ...

Greta A. Varner

Greta A. (Turbett) Varner, 83, of Mifflintown, widow of Don and mother of Mike, Susan and Eva, died March 19, 2019. Her viewing will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday and her funeral will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, both at Guss Funeral Home, 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown. More information is at ...

Barry F. Vawn

Barry F. Vawn, 68, of East Waterford, passed away at 10:43 a.m. on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at his home. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Brown Funeral Homes Inc., 100 Bridge St., Mifflintown, and will be announced upon completion.

Norman Ellsworth Kline

Norman Ellsworth Kline, 91, of Selinsgrove, formerly of McClure, died peacefully at his home on March 17, 2019, with his devoted wife by his side. Born Jan. 4, 1928 in McClure, he was the son of the late Vera (Weader) Kline Clare and Claire David Kline. On Nov. 27, 1954, he married the former ...

Eloise M. ‘Bonnie’ Mellott

Eloise M. “Bonnie” Mellott, 89, of McClure, went into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Thursday, March 7, 2019, at Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital. Born Jan. 22, 1930, she was a daughter of the late Charles A. Hockensmith and Ethel LeQuea. In addition to her parents, ...

Pamela F. Guss

Pamela F. Guss, 72, of Derry Twp., Lewistown, passed away at 10:45 a.m., Sunday, March 17, 2019, surrounded by her family, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. Born July 7, 1946, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of the late Raymond and Florence (McKalips) Farran. Pamela is survived ...

Donald Leroy ‘Don’ Laird

Donald Leroy “Don” Laird, 82, of Derry Township, Lewistown, passed away at 5:42 p.m., Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at his home. Born Jan. 30, 1937, in Burnham, he was the son of the late Alonza Leroy and Bernice M. (Kahley) Laird. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: his ...