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Mrs. Evelyn Ella Boughton, 83, of Venango, PA, formerly of Harmonsburg and Meadville areas, passed away Wednesday, June 18, 2008 at home with family.

Evelyn was born in South New Berlin, NY on June 19, 1924, the daughter of the late Alexander Everett and Rena Anabella (Coy) Daniels.

On October 25, 1943 Evelyn married Earl Leroy Boughton; he survives.

She was a member of First Baptist Church for many years.

A homemaker, Evelyn took great pride in baking, cooking, canning, making ice cream cakes for birthday parties, and making new recipes to share with family and friends. Her hobbies included square dancing, rug making, crocheting, knitting and quilting. She was very proud of the many ribbons she had collected for the quilts and homemade crafts she had entered in local competitions. Over the years, she presented quilts to her siblings and other family members. Evelyn enjoyed the numerous winters she and her husband spent in Texas.

In addition to her husband, Earl, of 64 years, Evelyn is survived by a son, Jerry Allen Boughton and his wife, Marilyn with whom she resided; a daughter, Linda Elaine King and her husband, Bob of Harmonsburg; two grandchildren, Heather Ruhl and her husband Mark, Mike King and his wife Amanda; two great-grandchildren, Jarrot and Hailley Ruhl; two sisters, Norma Luoto of Delaware, Joyce Kott of NY; two brothers, John and Francis Daniels, both of NY; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Evelyn was preceded in death by a brother, Ronald Daniels.

Services are private and at the convenience of the family.

Interment will take place at Evergreen Cemetery, Harmonsburg.

Memorial contributions may be made to AseraCare Hospice, 1600 Peninsula Dr., Erie, PA 16505.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Hunter Funeral Home, 330 Broad Street, Saegertown, PA 16433.


Martha Marie Weibel, 68, Lanesboro, PA, passed away Wednesday, June 18, 2008 at home after an illness.

She was born in Susquehanna, the daughter of the late Howard A. and Louise C. (Shay) Weibel, Sr.

Martha is survived by her brothers and a sister-in-law, Harry J. Weibel, Lanesboro, PA, Howard A. and Patricia Weibel, Jr., Susquehanna, PA, Albert E. Weibel, Lancaster, PA; sister and brother-in-law, Cecilia M. and Harold Wayman, Sr., Oakland, PA; nephews, Harold Wayman, Jr., Susquehanna, PA, Howard and Crystal Weibel III, Lanesboro, PA, Joshua and Stephanie Weibel, Ephrata, PA; nieces, Aubrey Weibel, Wilmington, DE, Christine and Dennis Gow, Jr., Susquehanna, PA; great-nephews, Anthony Wayman, Howard Weibel IV, Matthew Weibel, Brian Wdowiak, Austin Gow; great-nieces, Elizabeth Weibel, Kaitlyn Gow; close friends, Don and Fran Pangburn, Port Crane, NY.

Martha worked for Rotocast Mfg. in Lanesboro for many years before her retirement. She loved knitting and crocheting and enjoyed traveling to bluegrass music festivals and to the Dutch Country. Martha loved watching Anthony Wayman play basketball.

The funeral service was held on Monday, June 23 at Hennessey’s Funeral Home, Susquehanna, with the Rev. Kevin Setzer officiating.

Burial, Lakeview Cemetery, Lakeview, PA.


Sarah G. Lord, 86, of Great Bend, PA passed away Saturday, June 21, 2008 in the Asera Care Hospice Unit in Peckville, PA. Born in Lathrop Township on August 29, 1921, she was the daughter of Albert and Lelia Dawes. Sarah was the oldest of twelve children. She and her husband, Lawrence Verne Lord were married almost fifty-seven years, when he passed away in 1997.

Surviving are their six children, Lawrence and Judy Lord, Jr., Stanley and Terri Lord, Steven and Linda Lord, Linda and Howard Birtch, Sally and LeRoy Lewis, Susan and James Burchell; thirteen grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; three brothers, William Dawes, Harry Dawes, Charles Dawes; three sisters, Emily Durling, Ann Harvey, Lelia Suomula; several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by five siblings and one grandson.

Sarah was a forty-one year member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post #357.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Tuttle-Yeisley Funeral Home, Hallstead, PA.


Ronald Charles Cranage, Sr., age 72, a resident of Wetumpka, AL passed away Monday, June 16, 2008 at his residence.

A Memorial Service will be held to honor his life on Monday, June 30, at 11:00 a.m. at United Methodist Community Church, Great Bend, PA with Pastor Don Littleton officiating.

Mr. Cranage was a retired Pennsylvania State Trooper and retired U.S. Postal Carrier.

Mr. Cranage, a loving and devoted father is preceded in death by his wife, Donna L. Cranage; one brother, John Cranage; two sisters, Catherine Cranage, Maude Montag.

He is survived by two sons, Ronald C. Cranage, Jr., Great Bend, PA, Mark E. (and wife Laura) Cranage, Marbury, AL; three daughters, Colleen M. (and husband Scott) Wayman, Marbury, AL, Jackie A. (and husband Andy) Ragan, Titus, AL, Maureen J. (and husband Victor) Howell, New Milford, PA; mother-in-law, Eleanor Hunter, Harford, PA; brother-in-law, Rick Hunter; sisters-in-law, Linda Tracy, Nancy Hunter, Gloria Hunter; thirteen grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; many dear friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Disabled Veterans Association.


Lottie May Wallace, 94, passed away Sunday, June 15, 2008. She resided at the Barnes-Kasson Hospital SNF and previously at the Residential Care Associates, both of Susquehanna.

She was predeceased by her husband, Ralph B. Wallace; and a son, Raymond Wallace.

Lottie is survived by two nephews, Ralph A. Wallace, Edward Wallace; great-niece, Nancy Hornlein; great-nephews, James L. Wallace, Ralph E. Wallace, Roger A. Wallace, all of Wilkes-Barre, PA.

Lottie will be missed by her numerous friends and neighbors.

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, June 26, 10:00 a.m. at Hennessey’s Funeral Home, 747 Jackson Ave., Susquehanna, with Rev. Fred Johnson officiating.

Burial will be in the Hines Corner Cemetery, Orson, PA.

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