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with the following information:

  • Date and location of death

  • Birth date and location and birth parents of the deceased

  • Churches and organizations in which the deceased was a member

  • Surviving family members (except names of grandchildren and children’s spouses) and 
    pre-deceased family members Date, time and location of funeral services if after our publish time

  • Place of burial

  • Memorial contribution information.

All “free” obituaries are published according to our guidelines and space limitations. We reserve the right to edit any obituary submitted for free publication.

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Joyce O. Wolfe

SPRING GLEN • Joyce O. Wolfe, 76, died July 16 at her residence.

She was born April 23, 1941, in Ashland, a daughter of the late James and Cora Kahler Smeltz.

She worked at Muskin Shoe Company, Millersburg, and the Dalmatia Blouse Factory prior to her retirement.

She was a member of Pine Creek United Methodist Church, Spring Glen.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Beverly Wolfe; two sons, Robert Wolfe Jr. and James Wolfe; a sister, Lila Anderson; and a brother, James Smeltz.

She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Robert Wolfe; a daughter, Carol Herb of Gratz; two sons, Randy Wolfe of Spring Glen and Mark Wolfe of Orwin; three grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Services were held July 20 at Buffington-Reed Funeral Home, Valley View.

Burial was in St. Mark’s Cemetery, Spring Glen.

To sign the online guest book, visit www.buffingtonreed.com

William E. Goudy

HALIFAX • William E. Goudy, 91, of S. River Road, passed away Tuesday, July 18, 2017.

He was born in Williamstown, a son of the late William and Florence Rowe Goudy.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II serving in the 3133rd Signal Service Corp.

Bill retired from the Pennsylvania State Corrections facility in Camp Hill.

He was a member of Halifax VFW No. 5750 and its honor guard squad and the Millersburg American Legion No. 326.

He was the widower of Elva Frank Goudy; and also preceded in death by brothers Harold, John, Gilbert and Kenneth Sr. and sisters Phyllis Goudy and Lois Kota.

Surviving are a daughter Trudy Paden of Millersburg; a granddaughter Nicole Shepley of Halifax; and two brothers Leon of New Cumberland (Janice) and Garland (Donna) of Broaddus, Texas.

Services were held July 21 at Hoover-Boyer Funeral Home in Millersburg.

Burial and military honors followed at Riverview Memorial Gardens in Halifax.

Donations can be made to Hospice of Central PA, 1320 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg, PA 17110.

To sign the guest book go to www.hbfuneralhomes.com

This is a paid obituary

April E. Stahl

SHAMOKIN • April E. Stahl, 37, died July 17 at her residence.

She was born April 23, 1980, in Pottsville, a daughter of Mary Huntzinger Donmoyer of Lykens and Theodore Donmoyer and his fiance Linda Renninger of Pine Grove.

She was a 1998 graduate of Upper Dauphin Area High School.  

She was of the Lutheran faith.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Carol Morgan and Wayne and Beatrice Huntzinger; and a cousin.

She is survived by her parents; her husband, Nathan Stahl;  three children: Dakota, Zachary and Cheyenne all at home; two stepdaughters, Brynn and Karlie Stahl of Nescopeck; a brother, Jason Donmoyer of Lykens; a sister, Trinity Donmoyer of Kulpmont;  a grandfather, Theodore Donmoyer Sr. of Pottsville; and aunts, uncles and cousins.

Memorial services were held July 22 from the Chapel of the Dimon Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Tower City.  

Contributions may be made to Dimon Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 644 E. Grand Avenue, Tower City PA 17980.  

To sign the online guest book, visit www.dimonfuneralhome.com

Klara K. Burkle

PINE GROVE • Klara K. Burkle, 84, died July 18 at the home of her son in Pine Grove.

She was born June 13, 1933, in Augsburg, Germany, a daughter of the late Johan and Klara Gruber.

She was a member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Pine Grove.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred Burkle; a brother, Helmut Gruber; and a sister, Frances Pierce.

She is survived by three sons: William Thesing of Willow Grove, Ronald Burkle of Skippack and Stephen Burkle of Pine Grove; a daughter, Andrea Knoll of Pine Grove; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a sister, Hannelore Koziol of Colchester, Conn.; a brother, Hans Gruber of Stadbergen, Germany; and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held Thursday, July 27, at 11 a.m. at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.

Contributions may be made to Ruth Steinert Memorial SPCA, 18 Wertz Drive, Pine Grove, PA 17963.

Buffington-Reed Funeral Home, Valley View, is in charge of arrangements.

To sign the online guest book, visit www.buffingtonreed.com

Terry W. Fogle

MILLERSBURG • Terry W. Fogle, 62, of Millersburg, passed away Friday, July 14, 2017, at his home. Born Sept. 25, 1954, he was a son of the late Luther A. Fogle Sr. and Magda (Adams) Fogle.

Terry was a member of TAP Pools Amateur Tour and Keystone TAP. He loved animals and playing pool.

Surviving are his sons, David A. Fogle and Johnathon W. Fogle; daughter, Angela M. Fogle; grandsons, Dawson A. Fogle and Tegan M. Fogle; granddaughters: Makenzie N. Fogle, Emily G. Fogle and Allyissa S. Fogle; brothers, Mark A. Fogle and Luther A. Fogle Jr.; sister, Michelle Fogle; and nephew, Jason Fogle.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, David A. Fogle and Edward L. Fogle.

A Celebration of Life will be held Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, from noon to dusk at Fort Hunter Park’s East Pavilion (Barnside), 100 Fort Hunter Road, Harrisburg, PA 17110.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Homeland Hospice, 2300 Vartan Way, No. 270, Harrisburg, PA 17110.

Arrangements by Cremation Society of Pennsylvania, Inc.

This is a paid obituary

Wayne R. Leitzel Sr.

YORK • Wayne R. Leitzel Sr., 68, died July 17.

He was born March 6, 1949, in Orwin, a son of the late Wayne and Marian Coleman Leitzel.

He was a graduate of  Porter Tower High School.  

He was a U.S. Army veteran.

He was retired from Wagman Construction Company, York.

He was a member of Williamstown American Legion and the NRA.  

He was preceded in death by a son, Jason Leitzel.

He is survived by a son, Wayne Leitzel Jr. and his fiancé Carol of Tower City.

Graveside services were held July 24 from St. Peter’s Cemetery, Orwin.  

Contributions may be made to Williamstown American Legion, 123 W. Market Street, Williamstown, PA 17098.  

Dimon Funeral Home, Inc., Tower City, was in charge of arrangements.  

To sign the online guest book, visit www.dimonfuneralhome.com

Edward L. “Les” Boyer

GOOD SPRING • Edward L. “Les” Boyer, 96, died July 20 at Schuylkill Center, Pottsville.

He was born Feb. 12, 1921, in Lincoln, a son of the late Edward and Elva Reiner Boyer.

He was a graduate of Porter High School, where he was the valedictorian of his class. 

He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

He was a retired mechanic from Ft. Indiantown Gap.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Lois Miller Boyer; a son, Larry Boyer; a brother, Robert; and three sisters: Thelma, Melba and Naomi.

He is survived by two daughters, Janice Mione of Tower City and Donna Boyer of Schuylkill Haven; a brother, Ralph Boyer of Mass.; a sister, Faye Krammes of New Hampshire; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren;  and two great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be private at the convenience of the family from the Chapel of the Dimon Funeral Home, Inc. Tower City.

Burial with military honors will be in Fairview Cemetery, Muir.

To sign the online guest book, visit www.dimonfuneralhome.com 

Marie A. Willard

MILLERSBURG • Marie A. Willard, 93, a resident of the Masonic Village, Elizabethtown, formerly of Halifax and Millersburg, went home to be with her Lord and Savior July 19, 2017, at Hershey Medical Center.

She was born April 27, 1924, to the late Robert and Anna (Radel) Walborn of Millersburg and was preceded in death by her husband, Warren W. Willard.

Marie was a member of the Valleys Evangelical Covenant Church, Halifax and a former member of Grace United Methodist Church, Millersburg, where she was active in the choir for many years.

Marie found great pleasure in music, Phillies Baseball, but most importantly, her loving family.

She is survived by her children, Michael (Faith), Halifax; Fred (June), Gratz; Patricia Gelches (Thomas), Scranton and Wendy Barkus (Lee), Harrisburg. Marie also is survived by grandchildren: Daniel Willard, Julie McCarron, Bryan Willard, Liberty Sprague, Jennifer Miller, Zachery Barkus and Jordan Barkus; and six great grandchildren; a sister, Lucille Beistel, Va.; a niece and nephews.

A private funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family.

The family will host an open house celebration of Marie’s life in the Grand Lodge, Salon 2, at the Masonic Village, Elizabethtown, Sunday, Aug. 20 from 1 to 4 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Shriners Children’s Hospital or to the Masonic Village, Elizabethtown.

Hoover-Boyer Funeral Homes, Inc., Millersburg, is handling the arrangements. To sign the guest book, go to www.hbfuneralhomes.com

This is a paid obituary

Carole M. Holzinger

HEGINS • Carole M. Holzinger, 77, died July 20 at her residence.

She was born Oct. 9, 1939, in Hegins, a daughter of the late Roy and Ioma Ochs Coleman.

She was a 1957 graduate of Tri-Valley High School, a graduate of Reading Hospital School of Nursing, Prince George's County MD Community College and the University of Maryland with a degree in health education.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Gary Coleman.

She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Robert Holzinger; two sisters, Marcelle Stiely of Klingerstown and Linda Zimmerman of Hegins; two aunts; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be held Saturday, July 29, at the Buffington-Reed Funeral Home, Valley View. Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Church of God Cemetery, Valley View.

Contributions can be made to a favorite charity.

To sign the online guest book, visit www.buffingtonreed.com

Harvey C. “Buster” Deitrich

HEGINS • Harvey C. “Buster” Deitrich, 58, died July 21 at Tremont Health and Rehabilitation Center.

He was born Sept. 10, 1958, in Pottsville, a son of the late John and Alverta Yoder Deitrich.

He was employed at Supreme Corporation, Jonestown, until becoming ill.

He was a member of Friedens Lutheran Church, Hegins; a member of the Joliett Fire Company; Little Run Sportsman’s Club, Tremont; and the Valley View Gun Club.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Sharon Deitrich and Rose Deitrich; and a nephew.

He is survived by a brother, John Deitrich of Hegins; two sisters, Carol Kukuk of Muir and Patricia Deitrich of Pottsville; two nieces and a nephew.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 29, at Buffington-Reed Funeral Home, Valley View. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Friedens Cemetery, Hegins.

Contributions may be made to Hospice of Central PA, 1320 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg, PA 17110.

To sign the online guest book, visit www.buffingtonreed.com

Thomas M. “Bud” Carvell

ELIZABETHVILLE • Thomas M. “Bud” Carvell, 86, of North Street in Elizabethville, went home to be with the Lord Friday, July 21.

He was born July 12, 1931, in Elizabethville, the son of the late George T. and Celetus H. (Kocher) Carvell. He was the husband of June Marie (Hechler) Carvell, whom he marred June 7, 1952.

Tom was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served during the Korean Conflict, and was a retired warehouse supervisor for the Defense Depot in Mechanicsburg.

He was a member of Grace U.M. Church, Millersburg.

He was a Past Master of Ashlar Lodge No. 570 F&AM, Lykens, a member of Harrisburg Consistory, Tall Cedars of Lebanon, Millersburg Forest No. 125; Tremont Royal Arch Chapter No. 221, Valley View, a life member of the American Legion and Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 59 both in Millersburg, and the Diamond Jubilee VFW Post 2385. He was a member and past president of the Upper Dauphin Area Lions Club and also held the office of Deputy District Governor, Zone Chairman, Membership Coordinator, District Membership Chairman and District Ralley Chairman for District 14-T International Association of Lions Clubs.

He was an avid Philly fan, and enjoyed his grandkids and the Masonic lodge.

In addition to his wife Tom is survived by his sons Randy E. Carvell and his wife Lisa of Halifax, and James T. Carvell and his wife Danelle of Halifax, and his daughter Jane Hubler and her husband Rusty of Gratz, nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. He also is survived by a brother George Carvell Jr., and his wife Edra of Millersburg and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by four sisters.

The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. at Grace U.M. Church, Millersburg Wednesday, July 26. A memorial service will begin at 11 a.m. with Masonic Rites to begin at 10:45 a.m.

Donations may be made to his church, Grace UM Church, 982 Medical Road, Millersburg, PA 17061

Hoover-Boyer Funeral Homes, Inc., Elizabethville, is handling the arrangements. To sign the guest book, go to www.hbfuneralhomes.com

This is a paid obituary

Shirley M. Pell

HERSHEY • Shirley M. Pell, of Hershey and formerly of Elizabethville, Pa., passed away with her family by her side Friday, July 21, at her home. She was born March 5, 1937, in Gratz, Pa., daughter of the late Frank and Lottie (Starr) Hess.

She was a graduate of Berrysburg High School and retired as office manager for Moyer Packing Company in Elizabethville. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Hummelstown and the Women of the Moose in Millersburg.

She was the widow of Thomas M. Pell. She is survived by her son, Frank W. Pell and his wife, Melinda of Elizabethtown; granddaughters, Mallory B., Hannah E. and Mackenzie R. Pell; brother, Roger Hess of Gratz.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at 11 a.m. in her church at 850 Hill Church Road, Hummelstown. Viewing will be held on Tuesday, July 25 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Hoover Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., Hershey and also one hour prior to the service at the church on Wednesday.

Interment will be in  Wiconisco Cemetery at 2 p.m. Wednesday.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Central PA, 1320 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg, PA 17110 or St. Paul Lutheran Church, 850 Hill Church Road, Hummelstown, PA 17036.

Send condolences via the online guest book at www.hooverfuneralhome.com

This is a paid obituary

Clifford G. Klinger

HAMBURG • Clifford G. Klinger, 57, of Hamburg, died Tuesday, July 18, 2017, in his residence.

Born in Pottsville, he was the son of the late Wilford O. and Nancy C. (Smith) Klinger. He graduated from Upper Dauphin Area High School in 1979. Clifford enjoyed fixing and repurposing things, he had is own special way for repairing things. Clifford was a very kindhearted person with his own unique sense of humor. He was always willing to do anything for anyone if he was able to help. He also enjoyed spending time with his beloved cat, Toby.

Cliff is survived by his companion: Joanne Krell and step-daughter: Lisa Krell; both of Hamburg; four sons: Joshua, Joseph, Clifford E., Jeffrey Klinger, and a granddaughter: Arabela; all of Lykens; brothers and sisters: Jean Spade, Joanne wife of Kenneth Matter, Mary Lightcap, Terry husband of Christine Klinger, David husband of Jill Klinger, and Joseph husband of Erica Klinger. He also is survived by several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a sister: Joy.

Services will be private at the convenience of the family. Leibensperger Funeral Homes, Inc., Hamburg is in charge of arrangements. For online condolences, please visit www.leibenspergerfuneralhomes.com

This is a paid obituary

 



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