Obituaries

Jack Henry Port

Jack Henry Port, in his 90th year of earthly life, passed on to eternal life from his home in Huntingdon, on Jan. 9, 2019. Jack was born on Aug. 17, 1929 to Walter W. and Mertie E. (Howell) Port in Petersburg and was wed to Joyce Lejeune Bell on April 30, 1955 in Mount Union. The union of Jack ...

Betty V. Stuck

Betty V. Stuck, 91, of Lewistown, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, at William Penn Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center, Lewistown. Born Jan. 31, 1927, in Lewistown, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Blanche (Gingerich) Clinger. In addition to her parents, she was ...

Hannas Y. Hostetler

Hannas Y. Hostetler, 50, of 8107 East Back Mountain Road, Reedsville, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019 at his home. Born March 21, 1968 in Lewistown, he was a son of J. Yost and Nancy Y. (Hostetler) Hostetler also of Reedsville. His funeral service will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, ...

Betty V. Stuck

Betty V. Stuck, 91, of Lewistown, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, at William Penn Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center, Lewistown. Born Jan. 31, 1927, in Lewistown, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Blanche (Gingerich) Clinger. In addition to her parents, she was ...

Lydia S. Byler

Lydia S. Byler, 62, of Rockville Road, Belleville, passed away on Thursday morning, Jan. 10, 2019, at her home. Born June 10, 1956, in Menno Township, she was a daughter of the late Jonathan R. and Mary R. (Yoder) Zook. She is survived by: her husband, Samuel J. Byler; children, Jonas S. ...

Esther A. ‘Bun’ Smith

Esther A. “Bun” Smith, 86, of McAlisterville passed away at 10:20 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, at the Ohesson Manor, Lewistown. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Brown Funeral Homes Inc., 111 Westfall St., McAlisterville and will be announced upon completion.

John H. Cunningham

John H. Cunningham, 93, of Mifflintown, passed away peacefully at 11:27 a.m., Thursday, January 10, 2019, at Brookline Manor. Born on September 23, 1925, in Fargo, N.D., he was the husband of the late Betty (Meloy) Cunningham and the son of the late James Russel and Anna (Ruhlin) ...

Dr. Donald H. Thome

Dr. Donald H. Thome, 84, of Mifflin, passed away at 4:42 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. Donald was born Feb. 18, 1934, son of the late Dr. Roscoe J. and Mabel Heisey Thome. He married his surviving wife, Karen J. (Kivlin) Thome, on Aug. 18, 1984. ...

Ernest E. Pollock Sr.

Ernest E. Pollock Sr., 92, of 3573 Ferguson Valley Road, McVeytown, went to be with the Lord at 12:38 a.m., on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, at Ohesson Manor, Lewistown. He was born on Feb. 16, 1926, in Mount Union, the son of the late Emory and Clara (Stengle) Pollock. He was united in marriage to ...

Betty V. Stuck

Betty V. Stuck, 91, of Lewistown, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, at William Penn Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center, Lewistown. A private graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are under the care of the Barr Funeral Home Inc. and Crematory, ...