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Gregory Scott Maby, 41, of Main Street Lanesboro, PA passed away peacefully on Friday June 18, 2010 at the Barnes Kasson Hospital in Susquehanna after a long courageous battle of cancer surrounded by his loving family.

He was predeceased by his grandparents Tom & Ada Luciana and Floyd & Helena Maby.

Gregory is survived by his loving wife Carmen (Mickey) Maby; three children Thomas, Troy and Bethany; his parents James & Maria Maby; brother Chris & Tiffany Maby; mother-in-law Angela Orner; father-in-law Donald Orner; two brothers-in-law Donald & Jodi Orner, Matthew & Heather Orner; nieces and nephews Kamdin, Jackson, Gabrielle, Cody, Olivia, Jaydin, Christopher, Miranda and Rylea; several aunts, uncles and cousins.

In addition to Greg & Carmen’s family he will be missed by his loving companion Gabby.

He was a member of the St. John’s Church of Susquehanna. Gregory owned his own business “Hometown Heating and later worked for Penn Dot. He participated in Boy Scouts, enjoyed riding his four wheeler, going out to breakfast, mowing his lawn and being a loving father.

The funeral service will be held on Wednesday June 23 at 9:30 a.m. at the Hennessey’s Funeral Home 747 Jackson Ave. Susquehanna, PA and 10 a.m. at the St. John’s Church where a mass of Christian burial will be offered by Rev. David Cramer.

The burial will be in the St. John’s Cemetery in Susquehanna, PA.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made for the Maby Children Education Fund at Peoples National Bank.


Robert Benson, 83, of Our Road, Jackson, PA, passed away on Sunday, June 20, 2010, after a long battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) at the Barnes Kasson Hospital, Susquehanna, PA.

He was born in Lenox Township, PA the son of the late Harry and Frances (Phillips) Benson. Robert was also predeceased by his brother Howard Benson, grandson Ty Zurn, and great grandson Jacoby Benson.

Robert is survived by his loving wife of 61 years Joan (Scott); son R. Scott Benson and Tosha Phillips; daughter and son-in-law Ellen and Judson Holdredge; daughter-in-law Diane Sansky; seven grandchildren Adam and Maribeth, Melinda, Traci, Tiffany, Cellina, Sarah, and Constantine; two great grandchildren Benson and Camile.

Robert was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He was a 70 year member of the North Jackson United Methodist Church, where he served in many capacities including digging out the basement and installing the steeple. Robert worked in the Lumber business, construction, and for the Blue Ridge School District. He then volunteered by delivering “Meals on Wheels” and driving for the County Transportation. He also spent 18 years as the Jackson Twp. Supervisor. Robert loved fishing, picking blueberries, and woodworking. He was always available to help his friends and family. Robert was a member of the Order of The Eastern Star. He was an active member of the Masonic Freedom Lodge #328 for 62 years, the Susquehanna Chapter #276 for 51 years, the Ahwaga Council #30 for 47 years, the St. Andrews Commandery #27 for 51 years, the Temple Council #47 for 5 years, the Crusade Priory #57 and KYCH.

A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, June 24, 2010, at 1:30 p.m. at the North Jackson United Methodist Church, with Rev. Harris and Rev. Rouse officiating.

Burial will be held in the North Jackson Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the Hennessey’s Funeral Home 747 Jackson Ave. Susquehanna, PA, on Wednesday, June 23, 2010, from 5 to 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Freedom Hall Association of Thompson, PA, or the North Jackson United Methodist Church, Box 109, Jackson PA.

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