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Month: June 2020

Donald K. “Shorty” Franke

Donald K. “Shorty” Franke MILLERSBURG • Donald K. “Shorty” Franke, 87, died June 24 at Premier at Susquehanna. Donald was born July 11, 1932, in Millersburg, Pa., to the late Harry K. “Jim” Franke and Caroline (Ulsh) Franke. He attended Millersburg schools and worked at Riverside Muskin Shoe Factory where ...

Grace M. Herb

Grace M. Herb ELIZABETHVILLE • Grace M. Herb, age 92, formerly of Elizabethville, passed away June 20, 2020, at Premier at Susquehanna Village. She was born Sept. 19, 1927, daughter of the late Benjamin Spotts and Carrie Shomper Spotts. Grace was a lifelong resident of Elizabethville. She was a graduate ...

Michael J. Zimmerman

Michael J. Zimmerman TOWER CITY • Michael J. Zimmerman, 31, of Tower City, died March 22. A Celebration of Life service will be held Monday, July 6 from the Chapel of the Dimon Funeral Home Inc., Tower City. Visitation will be held 10–10:30 a.m. followed by the service at 10:30 ...

Wanda W. Hendershot

Wanda W. Hendershot MILLERSBURG • Wanda W. Hendershot, 75, of Millersburg, died June 22, 2020, at home. She was born April 13, 1945, in Oil City, Pa., the daughter of the late Herman J. and Gladys (Sharrar) Walter. Wanda was the wife of the late Charles J. Hendershot. She spent ...

Vera G. Schlegel

Vera G. Schlegel MILLERSBURG • Vera G. Schlegel, age 88, of Millersburg, died June 22, 2020, at Premier at Susquehanna Village. She was born Dec. 30, 1931, in Sacramento, Pa., the daughter of the late Raymond and Grace (Seitz) Schlegel. She was salutatorian of the Millersburg Class of 1949. Vera ...

Park Gene Wiest

Park Gene Wiest Charles Town, W.V. • Park Gene Wiest, 87, of Charles Town, W.V., died June 21 at his residence. Born June 19, 1933, in Klingerstown, Pa., he was the son of the late Luther Wiest and Katherine Ramberger Wiest. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving ...

Sara M. Klinger

Sara M. Klinger ELIZABETHVILLE • Sara M. Klinger, 86, of Dillsburg, died June 19, 2020, at Manor Care Camp Hill. She was born Sept. 6, 1933, in Harrisburg, Pa., the daughter of the late Harry and Erma (Anderson) Wagner. Sara was the wife of the late Marlin R. Klinger Sr. ...

Death investigation underway; 2 men in custody

NEWS BULLETIN Death investigation underway; 2 men in custody The Dauphin County Coroner’s Office is currently investigating the cause of death for a Schuylkill County man whose body was transported to Millersburg and placed in Seal Park the night of June 22. Meanwhile, two men, also both from Schuylkill County, ...

Schools mull how to reopen

Compiled By Duane Good As preparations ramp up for the 2020-21 school year, many questions remain about just how that year will ‘‘look’’ in the midst of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Will all students be back in buildings, or only some? Can all fall sports be played, or only a ...

This week’s Sentinel is now on sale at all regular retail outlets through Monday, June 29. Among the highlights: • School mull how to reopen. • Millersburg board agrees to hold line on taxes • A Different 'Graduation Day' • Our continued coverage on COVID-19

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