At Donnaâs request there will be no services. At Vernieâs request there will be no public services. He was a self-taught mechanic who had a small garage at his home where he repaired cars for extra money. Memorial contributions are suggested to the McBride Memorial Library, 500 N Market St, Berwick, PA 18603 or The Hope Center, 650 Harter Avenue, Nescopeck, PA 18635. Vernie was educated in a one-room schoolhouse in Summerhill. Vernie loved her dog, âMaxâ. She had a large collection of dolls. He is survived by several close friends including, Patricia Davis, Shirley Crotzer, Steven Crotzer, and the Gerald John family. In 1958, she married Alex âBertâ Massina. He loved to help people and did so every chance he got. He was a compassionate and loyal person. She liked reading. Alice graduated from Hanover High School in 1951. He also enjoyed watching golf. Fredrick P. Mowery passed away on January 19th, 2020 at the age of 69. Cremation arrangements were entrusted to Heller Funeral Home, LLC, Nescopeck. He graduated from Central Columbia High School in 1989 and attended Lafayette College for 1 year. She loved to cook and bake and was known for her biscotti. Gloria was a member of First Baptist Church, Berwick. Todd served in the United States Marine Corps until 1999. Terry is preceded in death by his parents Mary Davis Sharrow and Max Sharrow of Numidia. He was a COVID 19 warrior. He will be greatly missed by his children: Jodi Fish and husband Lloyd, Berwick; John Ohl and wife Linda, Nescopeck; Vicki Drasher and husband Barry, Hobbie; Linda Ohl and companion Karen, Pittsburgh; Brenda Ohl, Berwick; Scott Ohl and wife Lisa, Berwick; Brad Ohl, Berwick; Jeff Ohl and wife Melinda, Berwick; 15 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren. He also leaves behind a brother, Richard Baker and wife Robin, Mountain Grove; a sister, Diane Schiefer and husband Douglas, Williamsburg, VA; numerous nieces and nephews and his companion, Florence Burgess. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. Kenneth B. Kishbaugh, 86, of Benton passed away unexpectedly on Friday, May 15, 2020 at his home. He will be greatly missed by his companion, Margie McHenry and her son, Tony McHenry, Lightstreet; daughter, Lindsay Whitmire and husband Michael Hottenstein, Fleetwood; brothers, Randy Davis and wife Marilyn, Berwick; Don Whitmire, Berwick and his companion Dara Grover of Nescopeck; several nieces and nephews, and many friends. Heller Funeral Home, LLC, Nescopeck is entrusted with arrangements. She also liked to do puzzles, needle point work and read. After moving to Wilkes-Barre, she was a seamstress at Rosmar Manufacturing. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. Family and friends are welcome to attend a cancer benefit which will include a Mud Bog, Basket Raffle, and Horseshoe Tournament, scheduled to be held from 1:00 to 5:00 PM on October 17, 2020 at 249 Pond Hill Mountain Road, Wapwallopen. Rev. Traditional service, Burial service, Funeral service, Cremation, Special service for veterans, Pre-arrangements, Grief support, Caskets & Vaults & Urns and more products, Flowers. Memorial contributions are suggested to Heller Funeral Home, LLC, 633 East Third Street, Nescopeck, PA 18635 to help with her final expenses. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to her son, Jeffery Ruckle, 36 Oregon Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702, to assist the family with Florence's final expenses. Scott loved his family and spending time with them, He enjoyed wrestling with his children and nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband âMikeâ of 69 years, who passed in 2014; brothers, Darwin, Charles and George Siegfried; and sister, Marjorie Kemper. She was very talented and in her spare time she made molded candies for many holidays including easter and Halloween. The family would like to extend a sincere thank you to the staff at Smith Health Care Ltd. for the wonderful care they provided for Jennie. Alphonso âBudâF. After an honorable discharge, he began working for P.P. He graduated from Berwick High School in 1960. Lawrence L. Laubach, 76, of Mifflin Township passed away on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. He liked genealogy and putting together family trees. Besides his father, he was preceded in death by his step-father, James L. Rager, Jr. in January; paternal grandmother, Nancy Traugh; maternal grandparents, Martha (Maier) and Robert Longenberger, Sr.; and uncle, Robert Longenberger, Jr. Patsy attended Bloomsburg Baptist Church in Espy. Caroline Rebecca (Berlin) Cole, 91, of Ashley, formerly of Bloomsburg, passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2020 at Residential Hospice, Wilkes-Barre. He liked to attend farm auctions and tractor shows. A memorial service will be held at 3:00 PM on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at Heller Funeral Home, LLC, 633 East Third Street, Nescopeck with Reverend Oliver Brown officiating. He will be greatly missed by his wife of 43 years, Rena (Atkinson) Hummel; son, William Hummel Jr. and wife Nina of Edgewood, MD; 2 grandchildren, Brayden and Emma Hummel; and a sister, Nancy Croop, Berwick; and several nieces and nephews. He liked working with his hands and could build anything he set his mind to. Services will be conducted at the convenience of the family. Options. He was educated in several different schools. Family will provide flowers. She also worked for Berwick Industries and Lady Esther. Memorial contributions in Lenaâs name are suggested to St. Joseph Church, 721 Monroe St, Berwick, PA 18603 or Commonwealth Hospice of Berwick, 1409 N Market St, Suite 202, Berwick, PA 18603. Born in Berwick on August 25, 1949, she was a daughter of the late George and Madeline âMadgeâ (Spayder) Liljeros. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers: Frank, Angelo, John, Ralph, Joseph and Anthony Procida. Hillier Funeral Home & Cremations. Memorial contributions are suggested to Fritzingertown Senior Living Community, 159 S Old Turnpike Rd, Drums, PA 18222. (Burd) Cragle, 74, of Mifflinville, passed away on Monday, November 4, 2019, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. Margaret was employed by Berwick Shirt Factory, the AC&F, and Salem House, where she was the only woman to be in purchasing at that time. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, Jerome N. Cragle, Sr. in 2006; brothers, Wayne Burd, Gary Burd, and Richard Burd. She will be greatly missed by her grandsons: Cameron S. Hess of Mechanicsburg; Michael A. Hess and wife Beth of Harrisburg; great grandchildren, Grant and Sadie Hess; nieces and a nephew. Born in Bloomsburg on March 6, 1929, she was the last living child of the late Clarence Berlin and Harriet (McHenry) Swank. Born in Berwick on September 5, 1924, she was the only child of Harold and Hazel (Stackhouse) Raseley. His children, Reverend James L. Farver, Jr. and wife Kathy; Amber Quick and husband Bill; Jonah Farver and wife Andrea; grandchildren, Jaimie, Rebecca, Amanda, Marshall, Brant, Justin, Noah, Krysta, Nathan, Amaya, RJ, and Carter; great grandchildren, Ryan, Charlie, Paisley, Charleigh, and Bernie; brother in law, Gary Hampton and wife Penny; sister in law, Bonnie Wolford and husband Lloyd, who helped many times during his illness. In addition to his parents, he will be greatly missed by his cousins, Kimberly Longfellow; Doreen Musto; David McGoldrick; and their children. Born in Philadelphia on July 5, 1929, she was a daughter of the late David M and Mary C. (Monaghan) Hannum. Heller Funeral Home, LLC, Nescopeck is assisting her family. Most of all, he loved to spend time with his family, especially his daughter, Tiana, and niece and nephew, Ivyanna and Myles, whom he adored. In his younger years, he liked hunting, and greatly enjoyed the deep-sea fishing trip he once took. After their retirement, he and his wife enjoyed taking the motor coach to their favorite vacation spots in Montana, Utah and Wyoming, and all points in between. While living in Feasterville, Heister was a member of St. Stephenâs Lutheran Church where, because he was a âjack of all tradesâ, he became the head of the property for the church. He will be greatly missed by his brothers and sister: Allen Yoder, Sr. and wife Sally, Nescopeck Township; Barbara Hoffman and husband Edward, Hobbie; Tom Yoder, Nescopeck Township; Randy Yoder and wife Ruth, Nescopeck Township. The funeral service will follow at 4:00 PM. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. She liked dressing up as a clown for special events to entertain kids. He raised many crops, including tomatoes for the cannery, raised cows, pigs and chickens, established an egg route, and spent 40 years over summers at the farmers market. A graveside service will be held at 11:30 AM on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 in Summer Hill Cemetery, Foundryville Road, Berwick, with Pastor Robert Hettinger officiating. She also loved spending time with her beloved dogs, Penny and Dakota. Victor B. Bowes, 77, of Berwick, passed away on Tuesday, April 7, 2020, at Berwick Retirement Village I. Memorial contributions may be sent to the National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rd Street. Drue W. Porter, 76, of Bloomsburg, passed away on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at his home, surrounded by family. FTD® Living Spirit™ Dishgarden $73.00. Chic loved hunting and was a member of Brookside Lodge Hunting Club. Many people remember Gail from her time working at Dunkin Donuts in Berwick, where she was employed for 11 years before she retired. He liked to watch football and rooted for the Tennessee Titans. (Miller) Paisley, 72, of Nescopeck, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 4, 2019, at her home, surrounded by her family. She had a zest for the humor in life, and this came through in her personality. On February 4, 1958 he was burned in an accident on the farm and was hospitalized for 3 years initially and was in and out for 2 or 3 months at a time. Sandra was a member of Grace Lutheran Church, Berwick. He was a life member of the Bloomsburg Elks and Moose Lodge, a life member of the NRA and the National Wild Turkey Federation. He was an emeritus member of the Department of Michigan of Internal Affairs Committee. A Graveside Service will be held on Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 1:00 PM at Elan Memorial Park, Old Berwick Road, Bloomsburg, with Pastor Debbie Copeland officiating. He was also a lifetime member of AMVets Post 1, Delaware. Shelbey was currently in her senior year at Berwick High School, and always had a good time attending the life skills activities, especially the dances. He will also be missed by a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends in Mississippi and many other states. He will be greatly missed by his loving wife of 10 years, Margaret B. Heller - Hoenstine Funeral Homes Inc. Poppy will be missed by many and loved by all. Thomas was a life member of the NRA and a Trump supporter. A viewing will take place from 12:30 PM until the time of service. âPatâ was a member of the First Baptist Church, Berwick. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of nearly 40 years, Joanne (Loreman) Young on Aug. 16, 2016; stepsons, Richie Loreman and Thomas Loreman; and a brother, Dale Young who died in 2008; and a brother, Robert who died in infancy. Bill also enjoyed spending time with his friends and family. Memorial contributions in Sandraâs memory are suggested to Grace Lutheran Church, 1315 Fairview Ave, Berwick, PA 18603. Interment will follow in Sorber Cemetery, Reyburn. She married Robert R. McCreary in 1957 and together they started their family. Born in Hazleton on December 14, 1950, he was a son of the late Lawrence J. Stradnick and Lois J. She will be greatly missed by her children. He will be greatly missed by his loving wife of 50 years, Carol J. A graveside memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, January 8, 2021 in Elan Memorial Park, 5585 Old Berwick Road, Bloomsburg with Pastor Mike Delp officiating. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her sister, Ronda M. (Shipman) Tucker; brothers, James A. Shipman and David C. Shipman. Besides his father, he was preceded by his grandparents, Henry and Carolyn Traugh Sr; and Lois Babb and William Babb. She graduated from Berwick High School class of 1965. He graduated from Del Castle High School in Delaware in 1995. Lou also loved spending time with his family as much as possible. He also leaves behind a sister, Catherine Kehl, Berwick; brother, Rev. Contact the Marker & Heller Funeral Homes Inc Funeral Director to ensure the services they provide match your personal needs. After graduating from Nuremberg High School, she worked as a waitress in Bloomsburg. He served 3 tours during the Vietnam War. She was a graduate of Nescopeck High School, class of 1935. He enlisted in the United States Navy in 1980 and served on active duty for 3 years. (Mowery) Peters. Many people referred to him as âGuitar Manâ. Kerry âPopsâ J. Lauer, Sr., 71, of Berwick, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, March 9, 2020, at Geisinger Medical Center. She will be remembered by all who knew her as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and friend. Nescopeck, PA 18635, Heller Funeral Home, LLC 633 East Third Street, Nescopeck, PA 18635, https://liverfoundation.org/for-patients/donate-now/, http://web.alsa.org/site/TR/Walks/Philadelphia?team_id=388835. He worked for many local construction businesses until his health started to decline. Sharon was devoted to her family and spent most of her life as a homemaker. She worked for 20 years in housekeeping for Lafayette College. Most importantly, Tony was a family man who loved spending time with his sons and grandchildren. Contact the Marker & Heller Funeral Homes Inc Funeral Director to ensure the services they provide match your personal needs. (Deno) Burd, Sr. She attended Newport High School. Born in Nescopeck on October 19, 1935, he was a son of the late Jacob P. and Veronica A. She enjoyed reading books and travelling with her children and their families. Get information about Heller Funeral Home Llc, a Funeral Home near Nescopeck, Pennsylvania. After an honorable discharge Frank worked as a security guard at many places. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of over 60 years, Delbert Moyer in 2007; son, Donald Moyer; 2 grandchildren; 1 great grandson; brothers, Donald Kishbaugh, Jr. and Joseph Kishbaugh. He started as a laborer in a low- level position, and with hard work and brilliance, he worked his way to Supervisor, who oversaw several departments including Experimental Development. He graduated from Catawissa High School in 1952. Following his discharge in 1983, he transferred to the United States Air Force Reserves where he served for over 10 years. We also offer funeral pre-planning and carry a wide selection of caskets, vaults, urns and burial containers. He was predeceased by his mother and siblings Verna Hontz, Mary Drumheller, and George Harter and a great-granddaughter, Nora June Whitenight. (Krum) Grover of Bloomsburg. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, January 3, 2020 at Great Lakes National Cemetery, 4200 Belford Road, Holly, Michigan 48442, where he will also be interred. Bob was also a member of Pi Omega Pi, the National Business Education Honor Society, which he joined when he was in college. She was raised and educated in Germany. He loved his family and enjoyed spending as much time as possible with them. Sam was a talented musician who played the guitar in several bands over the years. She was an active member of the Lime Ridge United Methodist Church, where she shared her talents in many of the church activities and fund raisers. Todd M. Lewis, 43, of Carlisle, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, October 21, 2019. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, March 14, 2020 at Heller Funeral Home, LLC, Nescopeck. She was the last of her immediate family. She also liked to cook and paint. Memorial contributions are suggested to the wounded warrior project Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Nathan loved being outdoors, hunting with the gang from Mowery Mountain Hunting Club, fishing or riding ATVs and Motorcycles with his brother. In 1970, she married David S. Skrip. He graduated from Huntington Mills High School in 1954. Along with her sister, Betty, she was a co-owner Blaineâs Beauty Salon which they operated together for several years in the 1960âs. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 40 years, âGeneâ on August 18, 2006; sisters: Sara Newman; Alma Paluch; Harriet Michael; Cleo Dalberto; Florence Rupert; and Esther Smith; and a brother in infancy, Curtis Shiner. Heller Funeral Home, LLC, Nescopeck is entrusted with arrangements. She had an interest in Native American culture and enjoyed going to Pow Wowâs. Frank C. and Lula (Lepley) Harbst. Mary was a very active member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Berwick where she was a member of WELCA, the alter guild and was a past council president. Born in Bloomsburg on March 31, 1978 he was a son of Tammy L. (Cooper) Tanner of Berwick. The funeral service is an important point of closure for those who have suffered a recent loss, often marking just the beginning of collective mourning. She worked as a clerk-typist at Penn State Hazleton, until she retired. He was a man of many talents and numerous jobs. She loved watching Disney movies and listing to movie soundtracks. He enjoyed going to auctions and collecting coins and stamps. He graduated from Dallas Borough High School in 1948. She will be buried near her son, David, in St. James Cemetery, Zenith. He was a graduate of Nescopeck High School, class of 1953. After you do business with Heller Funeral Home, please leave a review to help other people and improve hubbiz. âRobinâ enjoyed the beach and going to the pool. John graduated from Columbia Montour Vo-tech in 2000. A celebration of life will be held at the convenience of the family. She enjoyed quilting, making many of her own designs for friends and family. She was the oldest of three children. Franklin D. Riegel, Sr. 87, of Mifflinville, passed away on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at his home. Heller Funeral Home, LLC - Karen E Eroh, Supervisor, Nescopeck, Pennsylvania. Jennie worked hard to provide a loving home for her husband and children. In addition to his parents he will be greatly missed by his loving fiancÃ© of 11 years, Kimberly A. Grosz, Wapwallopen; paternal grandmother, Irene B. Curio, Bloomsburg; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews, with whom he was very close to. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Commonwealth Hospice of Berwick, 1409 N Market St, Ste 202, Berwick, PA 18603 or St Peters UCC, 613 W County Rd, Wapwallopen, PA 18660. The family would like to thank Elmcroft Senior Living and Fritzingertown Senior Living for the exceptional care they provided for Wilma. He enjoyed watching scifi movies. In January of 1943, Don enlisted in the US Army where he proudly served his country during World War II with the 1177 MP Company. Crystal, we will always remember that special smile, always being nosey (whoâs buying what), that caring heart, the warm hugs you loved to give and receive. Pete was a kind person who was respected and loved by all who knew him. She also leaves behind brothers, Dale Schechterly and wife Sharon, Espy; Martin Crane, Jr. and wife Shirley, Texas; Randy Herring and wife Leigh, Berwick; sisters, Doris Honse, Berwick; Helen Clark and husband Harold, Berwick; Judi Thivierge and husband Jason, Benton; tons of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins; and her faithful companion, Tyrone. He attended the old Hanover high school in the Wilkes-Barre area. He was a graduate of Berwick High School, class of 1968 and served honorably in the US Navy from 1970 to 1973, during the Vietnam War. She will be greatly missed by her husband of 47 years, Clarence E. Smith; sons: Neil C. Smith, Mocanaqua; Derek S. Smith and wife Kimberly, Shickshinny; cherished grandchildren, Brandon M. Smith; Morgan R. Burleigh; Tristyn S. Smith and Autumn A. Smith. (Dawson) Young, with whom he would have celebrated 43 years of marriage on December 2. She graduated from Berwick High School in 1974 and went on to earn her associates in business from Wilkes-Barre Business College. Due to the current restrictions, services will be held at the convenience of her family. Born in Jersey Shore on June 21, 1967, he was a son of the late Verena (Seyler) Galentine and Kenneth Mahaffey. Richard H. Drumheller, Jr., 65, of Berwick, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at his home. In the 1960âs he helped coach the Bloomsburg Rams and Steelers midget football teams for his nephews and later, was head coach of the Miff-Ridge Bandits midget football for his son. Eugene was a member of Christ Lutheran Church, Buckhorn. In her younger years she liked to go camping and fishing with her husband. She was the last living member of her immediate family. Burial in Mountain Grove Cemetery will be held at the convenience of the family. The history of Heller Funeral Home begins with Earl Heller Jr, who was originally from Wapwallopen, and Nancy (Fahringer) Heller, who was originally from Berwick. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his nephew, Jody Yoder in 2017. In her spare time, she liked to spend time on the beach, it was her favorite place in the world. He will be greatly missed by his loving wife of 49 years, Carol A. Those boys were like his own children, and he treated their children, Kyra, Deanna, Tori, Chyanne, and Kendra, as his grandchildren. He was the oldest of 3 children, leaving behind 2 sisters, Shirley Munro-Flint and husband Peter of South Africa; Colleen Van Niekerk and husband Marcus of South Africa; several nieces and nephews; great nieces; and many who loved him including Megan King of Winfield. He was an avid gun collector and enjoyed shooting. 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