World War II Veteran
Richard Burnell Dubs, Mountaintop, died July 12, 2013 at his residence.
Richard was born Sept. 2, 1925, in Manheim Township, York County. He was a 1943 graduate of Eichelberger Senior High School, Hanover. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the Navy aboard the USS LSM 4. He also served at the U. S. Naval Station in Adak, Alaska.
Dick was active in the Boy Scouts of America, having taken an active role in the formation of Cub Scout Pack 39 and Boy Scout Troop 39, both sponsored by Bethany Lutheran Church of Montoursville. Dick was awarded the Lamb Award, which is presented to adult Scouters in recognition of service to youth in scouting. He was a member of the Montoursville and Mountain Top Lions clubs. He was instrumental in the Lions Club’s procurement of a “jaws of life” for the Rice Township Volunteer Fire Department. He was also a member of the Mountain Top Kiwanis Club. Dick was employed by Bridon American Corp., Muncy (1960 –1977), and Nanticoke (1977 –retirement), as a Technical Services Engineer, before retiring in May 1988.
He was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Mountain Top.
He was the son of the late William
W. and EmmaA. (Rudisill) Dubs. He was the husband of Helen
I. (Wentz) Dubs, to whom he was married for the past 62 years.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Helen E. (Dubs) Miller, of Hanover, Pa. In addition to his wife, he is survived by one son, David A. Dubs; a daughter-in-law, Charlene (Wells) Dubs; and two grandchildren, Nathan Dubs and Alexis Dubs of Maryville, Tenn.
Funeral was held in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Mountain Top. Interment will be at Rest Haven Cemetery, Hanover, at 11 a. m. on Wednesday. Memorial contributions may be sent to the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Memorial Fund. McCune Funeral Home, 80 S. Mountain Blvd., Mountain Top, has been charged with the arrangements. Remembrances may be contributed at www.mccunefuneralserviceinc.com.
Kevin A. Keil, 40, Mountaintop, died July 13, 2013 at the Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center.
Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of William and Barbara (Dixon) Keil of White Haven. He graduated from Crestwood High School in 1991 and worked for Autobus/NE Transfer of Mountain Top for many years before most recently working for Mountain Express of Wapwallopen.
He was preceded in death by an infant brother, Stephen Keil; maternal grandparents, William and Margaret Dixon; and paternal grandparents, William and Louise Keil.
Surviving, in addition to his parents, are his wife of seven years, Melissa Souza Keil, and daughter, Kristina Keil, both of Mountain Top; his siblings Annette and Gabriel Acker, Hobbie; Heidi and Rodney Spencer, Troy, Ill.; Keith Keil, Sweet Valley; William Keil Jr. and Amber Hook, White Haven; Jeffrey Keil, White Haven; Cindy Keil and Marlin Boehmer, Sheppton; Christopher and Amy Keil, White Haven; 20 nieces and nephews, and three great-nieces and great-nephews.
The funeral will be held at 9:45 a. m. Wednesday at the McCune Funeral Home, 80 S. Mountain Blvd., Mountain Top, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a. m. in the St. Mary’s Our Lady’s Help of Christians Church, Dorrance. Interment will be at the convenience of the family. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 5 to 8 p. m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Kevin Keil Memorial Fund at Choice One FCU, 101 Hazle St.,Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702.
Ronald W. Spagnola, 63, Ashley, formerly of White Haven, died July 11, 2013 at the Celtic HealthCare Inpatient Unit, Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre. Surrounded by his family, Ron walked backed into the loving embrace of his mother and father.
He was born in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 11, 1949. He was the son of the late Anthony L. and Audrey Hawkins Spagnola.
Ron owned and operated R & K Snacks, White Haven, until his retirement.
He was a member of the Nebo Baptist Church, Nanticoke.
Ron loved to spend time with his family, most especially his granddaughter. He really enjoyed his time with his dogs, Pooh Bear and Tinker Bell. He also enjoyed woodworking, carpentry and hunting.
He is survived by his wife of 35 years, the former Karen McAlarney Spagnola, at home; daughter, Tara Gallagher, White Haven; granddaughter, Megan, White Haven; mother, Elizabeth Spagnola, Mountain Top; sisters, Roslyn Glynn, Antoinette Riscavage and Elizabeth Murphy, all of Mountain Top; numerous nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews and cousins.
Donationa can be made in Ron’s memory to the Arthritis Foundation
or to the American Lung Association .
June Vandermark, 64, Myrtle Beach, S. C., formerly of Lily Lake, died July 4, 2013 at Agape Rehabilitation Of Conway, Conway, S. C.
Born in Mocanaqua, she was the daughter of the late Americo and Mary Rose Angeli.
She was a graduate of Newport Township High School, Class of 1967, and a graduate of Nesbitt School of Nursing. Prior to her retirement in 1990, June was a registered nurse at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Plains Township, and at the former Nesbitt Hospital, Kingston. She enjoyed golfing and traveling to many craft shows to sell jewelry and pottery that she made.
Surviving are her husband, Edward, and numerous cousins.
Memorial contributions can be made to Scleroderma Foundation, 300 Rosewood Drive, Danvers, MA 01923.
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