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April 1, 2015 Current Issue Home
Herman R. Appleman

Herman R. Appleman, 80, of Kingsley, PA passed away, Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at Endless Mountains Health Systems, Montrose, PA.  Born December 17, 1934 in Kingsley, PA, he was the son of the late Russell I. and Mary E. [Shepardson] Appleman.

A 1952 graduate of the former Harford High School, he was employed by Tennessee Pipeline Company as an Electronics Technician.  He also had worked for General Electric, Johnson City, NY, was a Carrier for the former County National Bank and a night watchman for Jeffers Tree Farm, Kingsley, PA

Herman served in the Army from 1958-1960. 

He was a member of Kingsley Community Church, the Harford Lodge #445 F & A.M. Hop Bottom, PA, and the Valley of Scranton, Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite.

An Amateur Radio Operator, he was a member of the ARRL Amateur Radio Relay League and the Susquehanna County Amateur Radio Club
Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Sandra [Marxhausen] Appleman, daughter, Leslie M. Appleman of Palm Coast, FL, son & daughter-in-law, Winfield R. & Jo-Ann Appleman of New Milford, PA, granddaughters, Colleen Cain & Erin Nolan, great-grandsons, Bobby & Vincent and nieces & nephews,.

Services will be held on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 10:00AM at the Kingsley Community Church, Kingsley, PA  18826. Visitation is 1 hour prior to the services at the church. 

Instead of flowers: memorial contributions may be made to either: American Cancer Society, 712 South Keyser Ave., Taylor, PA 18517 or to WPEL Radio, P.O Box 248, Montrose, PA 18801

Services are entrusted to Bartron-Myer Funeral Home, Inc., Montrose, PA  18801.


Eloise J. “Squirt” Marshman, 87, of Great Bend, PA passed away on March 23, 2015 with her loving family by her side. She was predeceased by a daughter, Kay and Sid Jeffries and a granddaughter, Heather Marshman.

 Squirt is survived by her five daughters, Marsha and Johnnie Florance, Robin Bebla, Penny and Ken Ferger, Cindy and Mark Willis, and Melissa West-Hoag and Steve Roma; 19 grandchildren; 45 great grandchildren; a brother, Leon and Barb Button; a brother-in-law, Robert Dietrich; and many nieces and nephews.

Squirt was known for her many hats. Her calling in life, to make others smile, and she strived to fulfill it. She was a member of the American Legion Auxillary Post #357.

A memorial service was held Saturday, March 28, 2015 at the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, Great Bend, PA. Arrangements are under the direction of the Tuttle-Yeisley Funeral Home, Inc., Hallstead, PA. The family would like to extend a very special thank you to Dr. B. Patel and all the staff of SNF, who were truly wonderful to our mother. Your tender care was noticed and appreciated.

William C. Deutsch

William C. Deutsch, 75, of Susquehanna, PA, passed away at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart on Thursday, March 27, 2015.

Bill was predeceased by his father William J. Deutsch and mother Marie Geant Deutsch.

He is survived by his loving wife Alice, son and daughter-in-law William C. and Valerie Deutsch; daughter and son-in-law Jennifer and Ernest Bonsell; three step children, Valerie Koes, Andrea Lang and David Eglow; eleven grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Susanna, Cameron, Willie, Austin, Holly, Heidi, Sarah, Amber, Irina, and Rostik; brother and sister-in-law Thomas and Joan Deutsch; and nieces Kristine and Debbie.

Bill served in the U.S. Army and was a long time member of the New Milford Baptist Church, American Legion Post 86, and Moose Lodge 794.

There will be no viewing, a memorial service will be held at a time to be announced.

Margaret M. “Peggy” Oliver

Margaret M. “Peggy” Oliver, 64, of Binghamton, NY, passed away after a brief illness on March 24, 2015 at Lourdes Hospital in Binghamton, NY.  She was born on February 4, 1951 in Binghamton, NY, to the late Robert Francis and Mary Page Oliver.

Peggy is survived by two sisters and brother-in-law, Carolyn Stanford, Mary Evans and Robert Winterstein, brother and sister-in-law, Paul and Christine Oliver, three nephews and spouses, Lawrence White, James White, David and Lori Evans, niece, Jennifer Oliver, grandnieces and grandnephews. 

Peggy grew up in New Milford, PA, was a Penn State graduate and was instrumental in starting the Conklin Appalachia Preschool Program, which she directed for 7 years.  She worked at the Broome Development Center as the Supervisor of Volunteer Services and then as a Social Worker for 30 years.  Peggy was a truly generous person to those who knew her and loved her.

A Graveside service will be held at the St. John’s Cemetery, New Milford, PA at a later date at the family’s convenience.  

Donations in Peggy’s memory can be made to your local animal shelter.

Thank you to the Lourdes Hospital nursing staff and aides for their care and compassion to her during her illness.

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