Nina B. Smith
March 13, 1998
Nina B. Smith, 78 of Stroudsburg, died on Friday at the Pleasant Valley Manor. She was the wife of the late John B. Smith.
She was born in East Stroudsburg, a daughter of the late Arlington and Martha (Bond) Fish, Sr. She was a lifetime resident of Monroe County and of the Lutheran faith.
She was employed by the former Ronson Corporation in Delaware Water Gap for 25 years until they closed. She was then employed by the Pocono Medical Center in the Housekeeping Department for 8 years until she retired in 1985.
She is survived by a daughter, Jean Ann Smith of Stroudsburg; a son, Donald N. Smith of East Stroudsburg; three sisters, Bernitta Barr of East Stroudsburg, Leona Storm of Jekel Island, Ga. and Lorraine Miller of Phillipsburg, N.J.' three brothers, Verdon Fish of Stroudsburg, Arlington Fish, Jr. of Kunkletown and Sherwood Fish of McMichaels; four grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two brothers, John Fish and Richard Fish.
Relatives and friends may pay their respects on Tuesday from 12:30 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. at the Lanterman and Allen Funeral Home, 27 Washington Street, East Stroudsburg. Funeral will follow at 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Steven Sayer officiating. Interment will be in Prospect Cemetery.
At the request of the family, memorial donations may be made to the Pleasant Valley Manor, Patients' Activity Fund, 4227 Manor Drive, Stroudsburg, PA 18360.
Lanterman and Allen Funeral Home
Clyde S. VanWhy
March 15, 1998
Clyde S. VanWhy, 81, of Cresco, died Sunday in his home. He was the husband of the late Virginia Mae (Litts) VanWhy.
Born on July 16, 1916 in Cresco, he was a son of the late Peter T. and Hettie Jane (Smith) VanWhy and was a lifetime resident of Barrett Township.
A U.S. Army, World War II veteran, he had worked as a carpenter's helper for Joe Michaels and Ralph Bush and later worked for the Pennsylvania State Highway Department until retiring in 1969. He played fiddle in the Pocono Potato Peelers Band which played at local Barrett Township hotels and taught square dancing.
Surviving are nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. He was predeceased by 13 brothers and sisters.
There will be a viewing on Wednesday from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at the William H. Clark Funeral Home, 1003 Main St., Stroudsburg. Funeral services will follow at 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Glenn F. Heintzelman, pastor of Moravian Church of Canadensis, officiating. Burial will follow in Prospect Cemetery, East Stroudsburg.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Barrett Twp. Volunteer Ambulance Corps., P.O. Box 105, Cresco, PA 18326;or Barrett Twp. Volunteer Fire Company, P.O. Box 1, Buck Hills Falls, PA 18323.
William H. Clark Funeral Home
Henry J. McCabe
March 14, 1998
Henry J. McCabe of Pocono Farms passed away at home on Saturday after an illness. He is survived by his wife of twenty years, Clare (Knazer) McCabe. He was also married to the late Rita (Wallot) McCabe, who died in 1974.
Born in Miramar, Santurce, Puerto Rico, son of the late Henry J. and Gloria (Gomez) McCabe. He was a resident of Monroe County for the last sixteen years, previously having lived in Puerto Rico, Staten Island, N.Y., and Rossmoor, N.J.
He was a veteran of WWII having served in the U.S. Army. Before his retirement in 1984, he was employed by the Maritime Overseas Corp as a chief Port Engineer. He was a member of the Robert Hague Post of the American Legion, The Marine Square Club, Society of Marine Port Engineers, Tobyhanna-Newfoundland Lion Club, the Pocono Life Member Club of Telephone Pioneers of America, The Cursillos of Christianity, Scranton Diocese Mission Board, and was very active in the Hispanic Ministry of St. Ann's Church and the Diocese of Scranton. He was a past board member of The Pocono Farms Community Assoc. and was chairman of the Pocono Farms Water Co. for seven years. He was an avid woodworker and after his retirement, he designed and built a beautiful mahogany Crozier which he presented to Auxiliary Bishop John M. Dougherty of Scranton. He also made a beautifully designed book rest which he gave to Fr. John Boyle, pastor of St. Ann's Church, Tobyhanna. In 1993, he presented to The Walter Reed Memorial Chapel, located in Washington, D.C., a cross to which was attached a hand carved Corpus form Rome.
In addition to his wife, Clare, he is survived by a son, Henry J. McCabe of Florida; two daughters, Sharon Clarke of Staten Island, N.Y. and Michelle McGrath of Hinsdale, Ill.; nine grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at St. Ann's Church, Tobyhanna, on Wednesday from 5 to 7:30 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 7:30 p.m., Fr. John Boyle will preside. Interment to be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, at the Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Cheltenham, Pa.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to St. Ann's Church, Tobyhanna, PA 18466 or St. Peter the Apostle Seminary, Cali, Colombia, South America c/o Rev. Gustavo Adolfo Tenorio Pena, 6330 Orchard St., Scranton, PA 18505.
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Marguerite J. Tierney
March 15, 1998
Marguerite J. "Margo" Tierney, 57, of RR #5, Saylorsburg, died Sunday at Pocono Medical Center, East Stroudsburg.
Born December 4, 1940, in East Orange, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Everitt and Elinor Stevens Stockman.
She and her husband, Eugene C., celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary this past October 12.
She was employed as a secretary for the law firm of Cassebaum, McFall, Layman & Jordan, P.C., Bangor.
She received an Associated Degree from Lasell College, Boston, Mass., and graduated from the Kathryn Gibbs Secretarial School.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons, Steven A., at home, and David E., at home.
Graveside services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at the Hollywood Memorial Park, Union, N.J. There will be a visitation, Thursday evening from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Guerro & Ruggiero Funeral Home, 126 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Pen Argyl.
Guerro & Ruggiero Funeral Home
126 Pennsylvania Ave., Pen Argyl
L. Robert Hallman
March 15, 1998
L. Robert Hallman, 59, husband of Ruth Anne (Roshong) Hallman, Honey Run Dr., Dover Twp. York Co., died Sunday morning at the York Hospital following a long illness.
Mr. Hallman was born on September 7, 1938, in Norristown, Montgomery Co., and was the son of the late LaVerne L. and Mabel F. (Leister) Hallman. He was a former resident of Stroud Twp., and Media, Delaware Co.
Mr. Hallman was a 1956 graduate of the former Ambler High School, Montgomery Co. He receive a bachelor of arts degree in history in 1961 from Ursinus College, Collegeville, Montgomery Co., and a bachelor of divinity degree in 1964 from Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, N.J. He later received a master of education degree from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, and completed additional post graduate studies at the University of Pennsylvania and Glasgow University, Glasgow, Scotland.
Mr. Hallman was assistant superintendent of the Dover Area School District, York Co., for the past four years. He previously was assistant to the superintendent, Stroudsburg Area School District; assistant principal, East Stroudsburg High School; and assistant principal and social studies teacher, Penncrest High School, Rose Tree-Media School District, Delaware Co. He also was a former assistant minister at the Wallingford Presbyterian Church, Delaware Co.
Mr. Hallman was a member of the John Dewey Society, the National Society for the Study of Education and the Association for Process Philosophy of Education.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Hallman is survived by one son, Heath R. Hallman, Hanover, York Co.; one daughter, Dana H. Van Slyke, Reston, Va.; one sister, Beverly H. Bean, E. Norriton Twp., Montgomery Co.; and three grandchildren.
The funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m., Thursday, at the Lower Providence Presbyterian Church, 3050 Ridge Pike, Lower Providence Twp., Montgomery Co., with the Rev. George I. Bustard, Jr., a family friend, officiating. Burial will be in the adjoining church cemetery. A viewing will be held from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., Thursday at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Lieutenant Commander Richard W. Minnich, Jr., Scholarship Fund, c/o Lower Providence Presbyterian Church, 3050 Ridge Pike, Norristown, PA 19403 or New Hope Ministries, 1836 Industrial Center, Dover, PA 17315.
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21 Main Street, Trappe
Michael John (Eddie) Lance
March 15, 1998
Michael John (Eddie) Lance, 46, of East Stroudsburg, died on Sunday, March 15, at Pocono Medical Center in East Stroudsburg. He was the husband of Joeann E. (Howey) Lance, at home.
He was born in East Stroudsburg, a son of John and Julia (Andrews) Lance, II of East Stroudsburg. He had been a resident of Monroe County his lifetime. He was a member of the East Stroudsburg United Methodist Church.
He was employed by the Instrument Specialties Company in Delaware Water Gap as a punch press operator, prior to that he was employed by Carbon Products as a punch press operator for 4 years and prior to that by the former Stroudsburg Bedding for 21 years.
In addition to his wife and parents, he is survived by two daughters, Tammy Lyon of East Stroudsburg and Michelle Lance at home; two sisters, Dorothy Eilber of Stroudsburg and Gloria Bentzoni of Brodheadsville; three brothers, Donald M. Lance and Edward Lance, both of Stroudsburg; John Lance of Delaware Water Gap; a granddaughter, Kayla Lyon; and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 19, at 11 a.m. in the Lanterman & Allen Funeral Home, 27 Washington Street, East Stroudsburg with the Rev. Dr. Thomas C. McGill officiating.
Interment will be in the Prospect Cemetery in East Stroudsburg. Relatives and friends may pay their respects on Wednesday evening from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
At the request of the family, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to either the Bushkill Emergency Corps, Bushkill, PA or the Marshalls Creek Fire Company, Marshalls Creek, PA.
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Katherine E. Knowles
March 17, 1998
Katherine E. Knowles, 87, of Blakeslee, died Tuesday morning at Brookmont Nursing Care Center in Effort, where she was a resident for 2½ years.
Born on November 7, 1910, she was the daughter of the late Irvin and Fannie (Phillips) Hanna. She was a lifetime resident of Blakeslee and widow to the late William W. Knowles.
She is survived by her sister, Eleanor I. Knowles of Blakeslee; her brother, John P. Hanna, of White Haven, and several nieces and nephews.
Katherine was a member of the United Methodist Church of Blakeslee and served as Treasurer for some time. She was also a member of the United Methodist Women and King's Daughters, and a longtime housekeeper and companion to the late Lillian Stark.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 21, at 11 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Blakeslee. Interment will be in Blakeslee Cemetery. There will be no viewing. Arrangements are being handled by the William H. Kresge Funeral Home in Brodheadsville.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to the United Methodist Church, c/o Rev. Burgess L. Gordon, Jr., P. O. Box 142, Blakeslee, 18610-0142.
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Dr. Trever R. Williams, Jr.
March 18, 1998
Dr. Trever Richard Williams, Jr., 85, of Luther Crest, 800 Hausman Road, Allentown, former Bangor resident for 52 years, died Wednesday morning in the Nursing Facility patient at Luther Crest, where he was a for 6 months.
He was the husband of Marion (Sayre) Williams. The couple observed their 58th Wedding Anniversary on August 11th.
Born April 2, 1912, in Scranton, he was a son of the late Trever R. Williams, Sr., and Frances (Matthews) Williams
He was a 1933 graduate of Scranton Central High School. He received his Bachelor's of Science Degree, with honors from what was then East Stroudsburg State Teachers College. His Master's Degree was from Bucknell College, followed by a Doctor of Education Degree from Pennsylvania State University in 1952.
He began his teaching career in 1937 in the Moscow, Pa., schools, teaching there for 5 years. He then came to Bangor School District teaching both Civics and General Science for 1 year. Dr. Williams then entered the Army, and was a Veteran of World War II. During the War he taught illiterate soldiers and later became a Classification Officer for the injured soldiers to advise them of their rights as wounded veterans. Upon his discharge he returned to Bangor and set-up the first Guidance Counseling Program in the Bangor School District. Later he was named Principal of Bangor High School, holding that position for 19 years. He was then named Superintendent of the Bangor School District, holding that position for 5 years until retiring in 1976. Following his retirement he and his wife traveled the United States and Abroad. They spent 17 winters in Sarasota, Florida.
He was a member of First United Methodist Church, Bangor, where he sang in the choir for many years, and was often a soloist. He taught the Adult Sunday School Class for many years, and served as a Lay Leader for 2 years. In the summer months, he would present messages at surrounding rural churches.
Dr. Williams was a Charter Member of the Bangor Exchange Club, where he was a Past-President and served on various committees. He was a member and Past-President of the East Stroudsburg University Alumni Association. He received the Alumni Honor Award and the Alumni Service Award from the University. He was also a member of Phi Delta Kappa, an educational society. In 1993, he received the Education Award from the Northampton Council of the PSEA, for his many years of service. He also received a Citation from the Bangor Memorial Day Committee for serving as Master of Ceremonies for many years. He received a Citation from the Northampton County Study Council for his work in education. A Life Member of the Northampton County Pennsylvania Association of Retired Superintendents, he was also a member of the Retired Superintendents Association of Eastern Pennsylvania. A 32 Degree Mason, he was a member of the Scottish Rite, Valley of Allentown, and a member of Portland Lodge #311, F.& A.M.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by 1 son, Trever R. Williams, III of Bath; 1 sister, Kathryn Schumacher, of Macungie, and 1 brother, Rev. Dr. Richard Williams, of Indianapolis, Ind.; 2 step grandchildren and 4 step great grandchildren; 2 nieces and 6 nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, from First United Methodist Church, 55 North Third Street, Bangor. Interment will be in St. John's Cemetery, Bangor. Friends may call Saturday from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the church. The Hough Home for Funerals, Inc., 207 Market Street, Bangor, is in charge of the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church, 55 North Third Street, Bangor, PA 18013 or the charity of one's choice.
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207 Market St., Bangor
Arnold H. Storm
March 18, 1998
Arnold H. Storm, 77, of Pocono Township, died on Wednesday, March 18, in Pocono Medical Center, East Stroudsburg. He was the husband of Lillian (Weber) Storm at home.
Born in Mountainhome, Barrett Township, a son of Emma (Rake) Storm of Stroudsburg and the late Henry Storm. he was a lifetime resident of Monroe County.
He was employed as a machine operator for Union Metal Company for 8 years until his retirement at age 65. Prior to that he worked at Ronson Lighter Company in Delaware Water Gap for 30 years. He was a member of Steelworkers of America. He was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army.
In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by four sons: Floyd A. Storm of Henryville; Lester H. Storm of Stroudsburg; Arnold H. Storm Jr. and Frederick H. Storm, both of Paisley, Fla.; a daughter, Carolyn D. Gueiss of East Stroudsburg; a brother, Frederick Storm of Stroudsburg R.R. 2; two sisters, Mary Frances Strunk of Stroudsburg and Shirley A. Wilson of Columbia, Ga.; seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
A private funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 21, in the Lanterman & Allen Funeral Home, 27 Washington Street, East Stroudsburg, with the Rev. Phyllis Hammel officiating. There will be no viewing.
Committal will take place in the Garden of Devotion Section of Prospect Cemetery in East Stroudsburg.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the Salvation Army, 226 Washington Street, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.
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