Obituaries

Anna Margaret Heckman Byler

Anna Margaret Heckman Byler, 89, formerly of Queen St., McVeytown, went to be with the Lord at 8:20 a.m. on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at the home of her son, Charles. Born Aug. 6, 1928, in Bratton Township, she was a daughter of the late Jesse and Elizabeth (Kenepp) Ranck. Her first husband, ...

Josephine (Bratton) Ott

Josephine (Bratton) Ott, 82, of Lewisberry, died at 5:25 p.m. on Monday, July 23, 2018, at York Hospital. Jo was born March 4, 1936, in Mifflin, Juniata County, the daughter of the late David P. Sr. and Evelyn (Clark) Bratton. Jo graduated with the great William Penn Senior High School ...

Kirby W. Brought

Kirby W. Brought, 60, of Middleburg, passed away on Monday, July 23, 2018. He was the son of Gladys Brought and the late William Brought. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. on Friday, July 27, 2018, at Hummel Funeral Home, 574 Hill St., Middleburg, and a memorial service will follow at ...

Nicole L. O’rourke

Nicole L. O’rourke, 43, of Burnham, passed away at 7:29 p.m. on Monday, July 23, 2018, at Geisinger-Holy Spirit Hospital. Arrangements are under the care of the Barr Funeral Home Inc. and Crematory, 120 Logan St., Lewistown, and will be announced upon completion.

Virginia Wells

Virginia Wells, 66, of Lewistown, passed away on June 21, 2018. A memorial service in loving memory of Virginia will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, July 27, 2018, at Barr Funeral Home Inc. and Crematory, 120 Logan St., Lewistown with Pastor Bill Roberts officiating. There will be a time of ...

Arlene G. Brubaker

Arlene G. Brubaker, 94, of McAlisterville, passed away at 1:32 a.m. on Sunday, July 22, 2018, at the Bridges at Brookline, Mifflintown. Born on Aug. 7, 1923, in McAlisterville, Juniata County, she is a daughter of the late Everett and Vera (Shelley) Graybill. On April 25, 1943, she was ...

Ray A. Peterson

Ray A. Peterson, 87, of Mifflintown, passed away at 10:01 a.m. on Sunday, July 22, 2018, at his home. Born on April 17, 1931, in Tuscarora Township, Juniata County, he was a son of the late Ira W. and Dorothy M. (Bartmess) Peterson. On July 2, 1949, he married his late wife Anna Ruth (Rice) ...

Billie J. Bubb

Billie J. Bubb, 93, of Burnham, passed away Saturday, July 21, 2018, at Ohesson Manor. Born Feb. 15, 1925, in Camden, Tenn., she was a daughter of the late Vilas and Ora (Stockdale) Parker. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: her husband, Raymond Bubb, in 1982; ...

Gayle E. Black

Gayle E. Black, 84, of Lewistown, passed away at 2:15 p.m. on Saturday, July 21, 2018, at Elmcroft of Reedsville. Born June 4, 1934, in Lewistown, she was the daughter of the late Cleon and Gladys (Mann) Cleck. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: her loving husband, ...

Stephen M. “Mountain Man” Marker Sr.

Stephen M. “Mountain Man” Marker Sr., 66, of Reedsville, passed away Thursday, July 19, 2018. Hoenstine Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, which will be announced upon completion.