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December 6, 2017 Site Home
Clyde E. Boughton

Clyde E. Boughton, 93 of Susquehanna, PA, passed away on Sunday, November 26, 2017 at the Barnes Kasson Hospital in Susquehanna, PA after an illness.

Clyde was predeceased by his parents, Earl and Lily (Westervelt) Boughton; sister and brother-in-law, Joyce and Ray Testa; brothers and sisters-in-law, Earl and Evelyn Boughton and Douglas and Marjorie Boughton.

He is survived by his loving wife of 69 years, Doris (Limbert) Boughton; son and daughter-in-law, Jeffery and Nancy Boughton; grandchildren, Christi Albert, Julie & Pete Rowe, and Mitch & Nancy Boughton; great-grandchildren, Liam, Rowan, Adelyn, Logan and Stella; brother and sister-in-law, Crosby and Ruth Boughton; special niece, Frances Rudolph; many nieces and nephews.

Clyde served in the United States Army during WWII. After his time in the service he worked for the Railroad and Pompey Motors. Clyde then became owner and operator of Boughton’s Auto Salvage in Susquehanna, PA, where he worked with his son and grandson until his retirement. Clyde loved working on cars, and was known as the “Rollover King of PennCann Speedway”. He was also a member of the First Baptist Church in Susquehanna, PA. Clyde will be dearly missed by all of his family and friends.

The family would like to extend a “Thank you” to Dr. Schell, Dr. Caston, and Dr. B. Patel as well as the Second Floor Staff at the Barnes Kasson Hospital for their excellent care of Clyde.

A Memorial Service was held on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at the Brushville Baptist Church, 4572 Brushville Road, Susquehanna, PA with Rev. Alex Vosburgh officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Barnes Kasson Hospital, 2872 Turnpike Street. Susquehanna, PA 18847.

Joan L. Schwarztrauber

Joan L. Schwarztrauber, 76, of New Milford, PA, passed away on Wednesday, November 29, 2017, at her home with her family by her side. She was born on April 26, 1941, in Pottsville, PA, to the late John W. and Helen (Hoag) Wagner, formerly of New Milford. Her husband of 46 years, Fred Schwarztrauber, survives.

Also surviving are her three sons and daughters-in-law, John C. and Laurie Schwarztrauber, Paul F. and Kim Schwarztrauber, George W. and Heidi Schwarztrauber, three daughters and son-in-law, April L. Harvey, Kelly J. Goff, Dawne L. and Louis Henry; three sisters and brother-in-law, Helen Freitag, Bette Scalone, Ruth and Chuck Miller; 18 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; four nieces; three nephews; and many cousins.

Joan loved serving God. Her favorite thing in this world was her family. She was a member of the Watson Hill Bible Church, and she loved her church family very much.

“A wife, a mother, a Nana too, this is the legacy we have from you. You taught us love and how to fight, you gave us strength, you gave us might. A stronger person would be hard to find, and in your heart, you were always kind. You fought for us all in one way or another, not just as wife not just as mother. For all of us you gave your best, now the time has come for you to rest. So, go in peace, you’ve earned your sleep, your love in our hearts, we’ll eternally keep”.

A Funeral Service was held Monday, December 4, 2017, at the Daniel K. Regan Funeral Home, Montrose, PA, with the Rev. James Major and Rev. Susan Burchell officiating. Interment will be in the Lake View Cemetery, Jackson Twp., PA.

Edna Lake

Edna Lake, 94, of Susquehanna, PA passed away on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at the Barnes Kasson SNF in Susquehanna, PA after an illness.

Edna was predeceased by her parents, John and Emily Spangenburg; husband, Lestley Lake; and daughter, Judy Lake Gay.

She was survived by 3 sons and daughters-in-law, Richard & Mary Lake of Jackson, PA, Edward & Geri Lake of Bainbridge, NY, and Thomas and Joni Lake of Thompson, PA; 6 daughters and sons-in-law, Gail & Larry Hanrahan of Lanesboro, PA, Celeste & Donald Kowalewski of New Milford, PA, Brenda Lake of Susquehanna, PA, Jacquelin & Randy Gilbert of Pittsburgh, PA, Lesley & Charles Marble Boylston, MA and Shirley & Thomas Puglesi of Monsey, NY; son-in-law, Robert Gay of Binghamton, NY; special nephew and wife, Robert and Jean Spangenburg, Shamokin, PA; 26 grandchildren, Christopher, Mike, Jim, Amy, Larry, Elaine, Ed, Tom, Marc, Howard, Sandy, Greg, Karen, Sally, Donald, Stefanie, Richard, Teri, Brandon, Krissie, Justin, Jon Luke, Ashley, Tom, Mike, Tony; 36 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Edna was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was a member of the American Legion Post 86 Women’s Auxiliary as well as the Susquehanna Fire Department Women’s Auxiliary. She was known as one of the best cooks in town and worked for several years at the “Town Restaurant” and Starrucca House”.  In recent years Edna enjoyed spending time on her back porch with family and friends, all of whom will miss her dearly.

A Funeral Service was held on Monday, December 4, 2017 at the Hennessey’s Funeral Home, 747 Jackson Ave. Susquehanna, PA.

Interment will be held in the Evergreen Cemetery, Susquehanna, PA.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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