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Obituaries

Barry R. Armstrong

Barry R. Armstrong, 62, of Lewistown, passed away on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021 at Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital. Arrangements are under the care of The King-Barr Funeral Home LLC & Crematory and will be announced upon completion.

H. Ruth Winey

H. Ruth Winey, 82, of Mifflintown, died Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, at her home. Arrangements are in the care of Guss Funeral Home Inc., 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown, and will announced when they are complete.

Tony M. Jordan

Tony M. Jordan, Middleburg Police Chief, 60, of Middleburg, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, at Geisinger-Lewistown as a result of COVID. He was born Nov. 15, 1960, in Lewistown, a son of the late Russell W. and Pearl I. (Sanders) Jordan. He graduated from Middleburg High School in ...

Sherry B. Lesher

Sherry B. Lesher, 70, of Thompsontown, passed away at 1:06 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021 at the Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital. Born on March 18, 1950 in Lewistown, Mifflin Co., she is the daughter of the late Lynn Bloom and Thelma (Goss) Bloom. On Aug. 30, 1969, she married her surviving ...

Vera M. Harpster

Vera M. Harpster, 96, formerly of Burnham and most recently of Elmcroft Senior Living in Reedsville, passed away at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, January 12, 2021, at Valley View Haven, Belleville. Born June 7, 1924, in Spruce Hill Township, Juniata County, she was a daughter of the late Daniel G. ...

Clayton L. Goodling Jr.

Clayton L. Goodling Jr., 74, of Thompsontown, passed away at 10:10 AM, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021 at Ohesson Manor in Lewistown. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Brown Funeral Homes, Inc., 111 Westfall St., McAlisterville and will be announced upon completion.

Thelma J. Swartz

A private service will be held for Thelma J. Swartz, 82, of McAlisterville, who died Jan. 13, 2021. She is the widow of James B. Swartz, Sr. and the mother of Ann Ranck, David Swartz, Dori Bowersox, Donald Swartz, and James Swartz. Please visit www.gussfh.com for more information.

Lewis E. Peachey

On Wednesday, January 13, 2021, Lewis E. Peachey, 78, of Belleville, suddenly left his earthly home as God painted a beautiful sunset. It was a comforting confirmation of his glorious entry into eternal rest. Lewis was born September 20, 1942 to the late Aaron and Hannah (Kurtz) Peachey. He ...

Ronald K. Layton

Ronald K. Layton, 81, of Elizabethtown, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021 at home. Born Monday, Aug. 21, 1939 in Brandonville, he was the son of the late James and Anna Orlene (Lindemuth) Layton. He was married 48 years to Dalene M. (Hardin) Layton. A greenskeeper, Ronald was employed by ...

Arlene S. Wentle

Arlene S. Wentle, 87, of Valley View Haven Retirement Community, passed away on Thursday January 14, 2021. Arrangements are under the care of The King-Barr Funeral Home LLC & Crematory, 120 Logan Street, Lewistown and will be announced upon completion.