Obituaries

Janice Arlene Clark

Janice Arlene Clark, 70, of McClure, passed away 10:20 a.m. on Monday Feb. 25, 2019, at Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital. Born Dec. 15, 1948, in Huntingdon, she was the daughter of the late Hazel Bell (Drake) Hook. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her great-grandson, ...

Donald E. Specht Sr.

Donald E. Specht Sr., 79, of Reedsville, passed away Tuesday morning, Feb. 26, 2019, at his residence. Born Jan. 6, 1940, in Lewistown, he was a son of the late John William Specht Sr. and Hazel (Ruby) Specht. His wife, Deborah J. (Price) Specht, whom he married July 22, 1966, ...

James H. Harlan

James H. Harlan, 61, of East Waterford, died on Monday. A viewing will be held at 1 p.m. followed by a funeral at 2 p.m. on Friday, March 1, 2019, from the Brown Funeral Homes Inc., 100 Bridge St., Mifflintown, with Pastor Caleb Burd officiating.

Wilbur S. Welch

Wilbur S. Welch, 92, of Lewistown, passed away Tuesday Feb. 26th, 2019. Heller Hoenstine Woodlawn funeral home is in charge of arrangements which will be announced upon completion.

Robert W. Roan Jr.

Robert W. Roan Jr., 84, of Lewistown, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. Hoenstine Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements which will be announced upon completion.

Sylvia M. Mummah

Sylvia M. Mummah, 82, of Mifflintown, passed away at 2:05 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019, at Brookline Manor, Mifflintown. Born on April 10, 1936, in Lancaster County, she was a daughter of the late Raymond and Margaret (Bleacher) Ragan. On March 3, 1952, she married her late husband, Karl ...

Margaret P. ‘Peg’ Searer

Margaret P. “Peg” Searer, 89, of Lewistown, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019, at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. Born Feb. 13, 1930, in Lewistown, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Vera (Mann) Green. She was preceded in death by: her husband, Charles E. “Buck” ...

E. Fay Thomas

E. Fay Thomas, 90, of Valley View Haven, Belleville, passed away at 1:55 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 25, 2019, at the Haven. Born May 7, 1928, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of the late Otha and Mae (Zickefoose) Kennedy. On June 27, 1958, she married Harold L. Thomas. He died Oct. 11, 1985. She ...

Linda K. Swartz

Linda K. Swartz, 72, of Mifflintown, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, at the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. Born on Oct. 18, 1946, in Lewistown, Mifflin County, she was a daughter of the late Richard E. “Dick” and Roberta D. “Bobbie” (Thompson) Miller. On July 31, 1965, ...

Ray L. Kauffman

Ray L. Kauffman, 78, died Feb. 22, 2019, at Hospice House in Hutchinson, Kan. He was born Dec. 24, 1940, in Belleville, to Roy S. and Katie (Yoder) Kauffman Sr. Ray worked as a truck driver for Zimmerman Trucking, C.C. Boring Trucking, T&E Oil and Groendyke Transport. He also worked ...