• McAlisterville,  Mifflintown

    Esther Dunkelberger

    Esther E. Dunkelberger, 77, of Mifflintown, passed away at 9:05 a.m., on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at her home. Born September 21, 1942, in Mifflintown, Juniata County, she was a daughter of the late Nestor K. and Edith A. (Pennington) Ebright. On April 27, 1968 she married her surviving husband, Richard A. “Dick” Dunkelberger with whom she was blessed to share nearly 52 years of marriage. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her daughter Laura R. Baumgardner and her husband “Chip” and his daughter Kiersten, all of Mifflintown; 3 sisters, Sara Katherine “Kitty” Walters, of Port Royal,…

  • McAlisterville,  Mifflintown

    Anthony Zangrilli

    Anthony R. Zangrilli, 64, of Mifflintown, passed away at 6:05 p.m., Monday, March 30, 2020 at his home. Born on September 5, 1949, in Altoona, Blair County he was a son of the late John P. and Delores (Pretola) Zangrilli. On July 10, 1971 he married his late wife Mary M. (Brubaker) Zangrilli with whom he was blessed to share more than 46 years of marriage before she preceded him in death on December 16, 2017. Surviving are, a son, Travis A. Zangrilli, of Mifflintown; 2 brothers, John P. Zangrilli and his wife Linda, of Indianapolis, IN, Gary M. Zangrilli…

  • McAlisterville,  Mifflintown

    Faith Frymoyer

    Faith E. Frymoyer, 73, of Thompsontown, passed away at 7:15 AM on Monday, March 30, 2020 at Carolyn’s House in Harrisburg. Born on February 19, 1947 in Lewistown, Mifflin County, she is the daughter of the late Earl and Mary (Haubert) Frymoyer. Surviving her are many generations of cousins. Ms. Frymoyer was employed and retired as a Claims Adjuster for Highmark Blue Shield in Camp Hill after 40 years of Service. Faith was a member of the McAlisterville United Methodist Church and will be long remembered for her additional employment at Weis Markets in Camp Hill with 20 + years…

  • McAlisterville,  Mifflintown

    Helen McKee

    Helen M. McKee, 86, of McAlisterville (Bunkertown) , went to be with her Lord at 10:27 PM on Friday, March 7, 2020 at her residence. Born on January 16, 1934 in Monroe Township, Juniata County, she is the daughter of the late John H. and Hattie M. (Sausman) Miller. On July 6, 1956, she married her late husband, Donald A. McKee with whom she was blessed to share more than 54 years of marriage before he preceded her in death on September 12, 2010. Surviving are: two children, Andrew S. McKee and his wife Lynn E. of Fort Valley, VA…

  • McAlisterville,  Mifflintown

    Willavene Donaldson

    Willavene L. “Willie” Donaldson, 93, of McAlisterville, went to be with her Lord and Savior at 6:11 PM on Thursday, March 26. 2020 at the Richfield Senior Living Center. Born on September 30, 1926 in Turbett Township, Juniata County she is the daughter of the late Harry O. and Janet R. (Neff) Lauver Sr. On December 20, 1944 she married her late husband, Jesse L. Donaldson with whom she was blessed to share more than 26 years of marriage before he preceded her in death on March 31, 1971. Surviving are: four children, Kathi Griffin and her husband LeRoy of…

  • McAlisterville,  Mifflintown

    James Kauffman

    James W. “Jim” Kauffman, 76, of Honey Grove, passed away at 9:29 AM on Tuesday, March 24. 2020 at his residence. Born on January 24, 1944 in Ironville, Lancaster Co, he is the son of the late William H. and Charlotte (Ebersole) Kauffman. He is survived by his wife, Alice A. (Yoder) Kauffman at home; two children, Kimberly A. Kauffman and her husband Gus West of Washington, D.C., and Mark W. Kauffman and his wife Tonya of Slate Run, PA; one step son, Jeff Graybill and his wife Kathy of North Carolina; two sisters, Joyce Leber and her husband Skip…

  • McAlisterville,  Mifflintown

    Betty Colyer

    Betty O. Colyer, 90, of McAlisterville, passed away at 5:45 PM on Monday, March 16, 2020 at her residence. Born on October 28, 1929 in Fayette Twp., Juniata Co., she is a daughter of the late Jonas and Edna (Dunn) Varner. On April 20, 1946, she married her late husband, Lewis E. Colyer, with whom she was blessed to share over 63 years of marriage before his passing on July 19, 2009. Surviving her are: two sons, Terry Colyer and his wife Sue of Lewistown and Dennis Colyer and his wife Paula of McAlisterville; one brother, Jimmy L. Varner and…

  • McAlisterville,  Mifflintown

    Erich Vogel

    Erich V. Vogel, 99, of Mifflintown, formerly of West Seneca, NY, passed away at 6:45 PM, Saturday, March 14, 2020 at Ohesson Manor in Lewistown. Born on February 15, 1921 in Wurzburg, Germany, he is the son of the late Valentin Vogel and Anna Maria (Firsching) Schmitt. On May 3, 1975, he was married to his late wife, Rose (Kopliner) Vogel with whom he was blessed to share over 30 years of marriage before her passing on March 16, 2006. He is survived by one daughter, Carol A. Renninger of Mifflintown; one son, Karl E. Vogel and his wife Margaret…

  • McAlisterville,  Mifflintown

    George Renno

    George A. Renno, 72, of Souderton, Montgomery Co., formerly of Kellerville, passed away at 3:00 AM, Sunday, March 15, 2020 at Norriton Square Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Norristown. Born on April 6, 1947 in Lewistown, Mifflin Co, he is the son of Betty A. (Leister) Renno of Mifflintown and the late George C. Renno. He is survived by his children, Erik W. Renno and his fiancé Cailtin Bliven of Conshohocken and Kaelyn Derstine and her husband Nick of Harleysville; siblings, Stephen L. Renno, Gregory S. Renno, Roger D. Renno, Barry L. Renno and their families; and the family dogs,…

  • McAlisterville,  Mifflintown

    Margaret Adams

    Margaret S. “Peggy” Adams, 86, formerly of Port Royal (Groninger Valley) and currently residing at Brookline Village, Mifflintown passed away on Tuesday, March 10, 2020, at the village. Born on January 17, 1934 in Delaware Township, Juniata County, she was the daughter of the late Harry O. and Margaret (Hall) Sieber Jr. On December 30, 1954 she married her late husband, Donald Q. Adams with whom she was blessed to share more than 63 years of marriage before he preceded her in death on March 9, 2018. Surviving are, two daughters and their spouses, Mitzi Jacob and her husband David,…

  • McAlisterville,  Mifflintown

    Patricia Elliott

    Patricia J. “PJ” Elliot, 54, of Lewistown, passed away at 1:51 PM on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at the Geisinger Lewistown Hospital. Born on April 1, 1965 in Lewistown, Mifflin County, she is a daughter of the late John and Donna M (Gibbons) Elliott. Surviving her are two sons, Jonathan E. Elliott of Burnham and Stephen M. Baumgardner and his wife Nicole of East Waterford; four brothers, Tommy Elliott, Ronnie Aurand both of Lewistown, Brian Aurand of Mifflintown, and Jay Aurand of Lewistown; and six grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two grandchildren, Zaiynne…

  • McAlisterville,  Mifflintown

    Dale Fosselman

    Dale A. Fosselman Sr., 76, of McAlisterville, passed away at 5:54 AM on Friday, March 6, 2020 at the Geisinger Lewistown Hospital. Born on December 18, 1943 in Lewistown, Mifflin Co., he is the son of the late Maxwell and Lula May (Hoffman) Fosselman. On September 23, 1967, he married his surviving wife, Ruth Ann (Landis) Fosselman, with whom he was blessed to share over 52 years of marriage. Mr. Fosselman honorably served our country as a veteran of the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. In earlier life, he was employed at Kuhn’s Brothers Lumber in Lewisburg and drove…

  • McAlisterville,  Mifflintown

    Geraldine Writer

    Geraldine E. “Gerry” Writer, 91, of Middletown, formerly of Hummelstown and McAlisterville, went home to be with her Lord at 6:55 PM on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at the Frey Village in Middletown. Born on December 1, 1928 in Seven Stars, she is a daughter of the late Harvey and Lottie (Strawser) Auker. On June 25, 1949, she married her late husband, Frank Richard Writer, with whom she was blessed to share over 46 years of marriage before his passing on February 10, 1996. Surviving her are: one daughter, Lisa K. Crumlich of Harrisburg; one niece, Nancy J. Stupp of…

  • McAlisterville,  Mifflintown

    Geraldine Stroup

    Geraldine “Gerry” Stroup, 76, of Richfield, passed away at 7:30 PM on Wednesday, February, 26, 2020 at her residence surrounded by her family. Born on March 20, 1943 in Monroe Twp., Juniata County, she is the daughter of the late William and Gladys (Hoffman) Leitzel. On December 23, 1961, she married her surviving husband, Lester W. Stroup, with whom she was blessed to share over 58 years of marriage. She is survived by her children, Michael Stroup and his wife Jeannie of Richfield, Rodney Stroup and his wife Donna of Mount Pleasant Mills, and Matthew Stroup and his wife Kathy…

  • McAlisterville,  Mifflintown

    Calvin Kerstetter

    Calvin E. Kerstetter, 68, of Mifflintown, passed away unexpectedly at 12:45 PM on Sunday, February 23, 2020 at his home. Born on November 1, 1951 in Fermanagh Twp., Juniata Co., he is a son of the late Glenn A. Sr. and Thelma (Peck) Kerstetter and was raised by his foster parents, Herb Burd Jr. of Port Royal and the late Nellie (Gray) Burd. On November 13, 1971, he married his surviving wife, Deborah F. (Yocum) Kerstetter, with whom he was blessed to share more than 48 years of marriage. In addition to his wife and foster father, he is survived…

  • McAlisterville,  Mifflintown

    Obed Moore

    Obed R. Moore Jr., 88, of Granville, passed away peacefully at 8:07 a.m., Monday, February 17, 2020 at his home with his great niece Penny Yetter, great niece Jessica Ehrenzeller and great-great niece Aria Ehrenzeller by his side. Born on March 16, 1931 in Delaware Twp., Juniata County he was a son of the late Obed R. and Charlotte E. (Elliot) Moore Sr. On October 18, 1957 he married his late wife Nancy E. (Bulick) Moore with whom he was blessed to share over 52 years of marriage before she preceded him in death on September 1, 2010. Surviving are…