Rev. Fred E. Bennetch, Retired, of Kings Highway, Marysville, Pa., died Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Holy Spirit Hospital, Camp Hill, Pa. Among his survivors is his wife, Mary Lou (Ruegsegger) Bennetch. Memorial Services were held Monday, July 14, 2014, in Wesley United Methodist Church, Marysville, Pa.
Mr. R. David Blontz, of Knob Road, Mercersburg, Pa., current president of the Neighborhood Center Board of Directors, founding member of Mission Central’s Board of Directors, former president of Conference United Methodist Men, lay member to Annual Conference, and certified lay speaker who formerly served Valley UM Parish, died Sunday, July 20, 2014, at home. Among his survivors is his wife, Linda M. Blontz. Memorial Services were held Thursday, July 24, 2014, in Lininger-Fries Funeral Home Inc., Mercersburg, Pa.
Mrs. Janet Fortney, of Lewistown, Pa., widow of Rev. McClellen “Mac” Fortney, died Friday, August 15, 2014, at home. Memorial Services were held Wednesday, August 20, 2014, in Bethel AME Church, Lewistown, Pa.
Pastor Larry H. Kreischer, Retired, of Holly Drive, Berwick, Pa., died Saturday, August 16, 2014, at home. Among his survivors is his wife, Marcia A. Kreischer. Memorial Services were held Wednesday, August 20, 2014, in Bower Memorial United Methodist Church, Berwick, Pa.
Rev. Wayne G. Stebbins Sr., Retired, of Snyder Road, Cogan Station, Pa., died Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at home. Among his survivors is his wife, Janice M. Stebbins. Memorial Services were held Friday, July 11, 2014, in Balls Mills United Methodist Church, Cogan Station, Pa.
Rev. Stratford C. Taylor, Retired, of Ritchey Street, Williamsport, Pa., died Friday, June 27, 2014, in SUN Home Hospice Care Unit, Sunbury Hospital, Sunbury, Pa. Memorial Services were held Tuesday, July 1, 2014, in Faith United Methodist Church, Montoursville, Pa. Interment was in Shawville Cemetery, Clearfield, Pa.