Devoted To Family
Arline E. Rinehimer, 91, Alden Station, died peacefully Wednesday, January 22, 2014, at her home surrounded by her family.
Born on Feb. 11, 1922, in Dorrance, she was a daughter of the late Oscar and Edith Rinehimer Zerfoss. She attended the Fairview and Nescopeck schools.
On Jan. 25, 1938, she married Edward Rinehimer. He preceded her in death on June 19, 1958.
Arline worked in the garment industry for many years until retiring.
Family was first and foremost in Arline’s life. She displayed her love for her family through her many crafted gifts and holiday gatherings. She enjoyed shopping, crocheting, knitting, quilting, embroidering and ceramics. She was a lifelong member of Emmanuel United Church of Christ, Dorrance.
In addition to her husband, Edward, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Troy Zdanavage; brother-in-law, Albert Myers; and a nephew, Dennis Myers.
She is survived by her five children: sons, Edward and his wife, Pat, Dorrance; Elwood and his wife, Marjorie, Slocum; daughters, Elois Myers and her husband, Earl, Alden; Mildred Zdanavage and her husband, Leonard, Nanticoke; Doris Stec and her husband, Raymond, Dorrance; 10 grandchildren; 16 greatgrandchildren and three great-greatgrandchildren. She in also survived by her sister, Mildred Myers, Slocum.
Funeral services were held from Davis-Dinelli Funeral Home, Nanticoke. Rev. Penny Dollar, pastor of Emmanuel United Church of Christ Church, Dorrance, officiated. Interment followed in Emmanuel UCC Cemetery.
Devoted To Family
William (Bill) J. Pavlick, 58, Mountain Top, died at his home Monday, January 20, 2014, after a lengthy illness.
He was the husband of Joan Roman Pavlick; loving father of two daughters, Meredith Pavlick Warren and husband, Nathan Warren, Madison, Wis.; and Shelby Pavlick, Mountain Top; and son, Matthew Pavlick, Nanticoke.
Born Sept. 21, 1955, son of Dolores Pavlick, Mountain Top, and the late William T Pavlick, he graduated from Crestwood High School, Mountain Top, Class of 1973.
Bill was a member of the Mountain Top Fire Company and a forest warden in his younger days. He was employed by the Norfolk Southern Railway, formerly Conrail, for 37 years and was a member of the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way, where he served as an officer for many years.
He is also survived by his sisters, Kathy Nichols and Linda Case, Mountain Top; brother, Thomas Pavlick, Mountain Top; and all his nieces and nephews.
Bill loved his family, Notre Dame football and the New York Yankees. He and Joan celebrated their birthdays and 35th anniversary on a dream vacation to the top of Mount Washington, N. H., on the Cog railway and Portland, Maine, in September 2013. He loved to hunt and take his dog, Allye, for long walks. Spending time with his nieces and nephews meant the world to him and they affectionately called him UB.
Arrangements were by McCune Funeral Home, 80 S. Mountain Blvd., Mountain Top.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Blue Chip Farms Animal Refuge, 974 Lockville Road, Dallas, PA 18612
Dale E. Andres, 77, a lifelong resident of Nescopeck, died on January 23, 2014, at Millville Health Center, after losing his battle with Alzheimer’s disease.
He was born Sept. 29, 1936, in Berwick, and was the only child of Dale C. and Mary Hoag Andres.
Dale graduated from Nescopeck High School with the class of 1954 and then went on to Penn State where he earned an associate’s degree in electrical engineering in 1956.
He was a former owner of Andres Greenhouses until it sold in 1973. He also spent many years as a independent truck owner and operator as well as a driver for several other local companies, retiring from Matthews Fuel Service in 2006 at the age of 70.
He was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church, Nescopeck, where he served several terms on the board of trustees. He also was a life member of the Nescopeck Fire Company where he served as fire chief for many years. He also served as a driver for the Nescopeck Ambulance Association.
Dale was a member of the Hazleton Corvette Club for more than 11 years, at one time serving as vice president and car show chairman. He was a honorary member of the Classic Glass Corvette Club of New Philadelphia, Ohio, and was a proud member of the National Corvette Museum, which he visited several times.
Together with his wife, he loved going to car shows, had a love for Corvettes and enjoyed attending NASCAR races, as well as watching them on television. He and his wife enjoyed many trips together as well as trips with their Corvette Clubs.
He will be greatly missed by his loving wife, the former Judith Whitmire, Nescopeck. with whom he would have celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 15; a daughter, Lesley Betz; and granddaughter, Bailey Waltman, Berwick.
He is the last surviving member of his immediate family.
The family thanks the staff at the Berwick Hospital Behavioral Unit and the Millville Health and Rehabilitation Center for their professional and compassionate care.
The family suggests contributions be made in Dale’s memory to the Wesley United Methodist Church of Nescopeck, 401 Broad St., Nescopeck, PA 18635.
World War II Veteran
John W. Klem, Henryville, Monroe County, and longtime resident of White Haven, died Saturday, January 18, 2014.
Born in Bear Creek, he was the son of the late Simon and Catherine Fedjuska Klem. He was a graduate of White Haven High School and also served in the United State Army during World War II. He fought in both the North African and Italian campaigns. MIA and POW was the recipient of many distinguished medals.
He was General Manager for Atlas Powder Co.’s logistics division. Of which he retired from after forty years (40). John was a Charter Member of the Knight of Columbus, St. Patrick’s Council; former Commander of the VFW, White Haven; a member of St. Patrick’s Church, White Haven, and current member of St. Matthew’s Church, East Stroudsburg. He donated his time and effort to many other civic and religious organizations.
He was preceded in death by wife, the former Coral Mae Jones, daughter, Susan Klem -Brezinsky, several brothers and sisters.
John is survived by his son, John A. Klem and his wife, Zina, White Haven; daughter, Melanie Murphy-Poalillo and her husband, Charles, Henryville and their children, Carla and Mitch; daughter, Tina Klem, Henryville and her children, Ashley and Alexis; son, Rodney J. Klem, Cresco; grandson Vince; three great grandchildren, Ayla, Beck and Sebastian; sister, Theresa Champion, Cape Cod, MA and many nieces and nephews. s.
Military Funeral service was conducted from the Lehman Family Funeral Service, Inc. White Haven. A Mass of Christian Burial was held in St. Patrick’s Church, White Haven.
White Haven Resident
Philip Lance Parmley, 48, White Haven, died Saturday, January 18, 2014, in Lehigh Valley Hospital-Hazleton.
Born in Dayton, Ohio, he was the son of Jerry and Judy Davis Parmley, was a graduate of East High School, West Chester and did contract work at White Haven Center, White Haven.
Philip was preceded in death by his grandparents.
He is survived, in addition to his parents, by his sister, Tammy; aunt, Judy, and uncles, Tom and Robert; and cousins, John and Steve.
Arrangements were by Lehman Family Funeral Service Inc., White Haven.