Hilda R. Mowery

ELYSBURG — Hilda R. Mowery, 96, a former resident of Elysburg and Shamokin, passed away Saturday afternoon, April 19, 2014, at the Golden Living Center-Mansion, Sunbury.

Born Aug. 11, 1917, in Ralpho Township, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Lucy (Gessner) Rodarmel.

On April 27, 1935, she married William H. Mowery. His death in 1994 broke a marital union of 59 years.

Surviving are a son, William E. Mowery, and his wife, Joan, of Terrell, Texas; a daughter, Susann E. Lichtel, and her husband, Edwin, of Elysburg; five grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Donald and Sherman Rodarmel, and a sister, Goldie (Rodarmel) Mutchler.

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MOWERY — Hilda R. Mowery, 96, a former resident of Elysburg and Shamokin. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Jerre Wirt Blank Funeral Home, 395 State St., Sunbury. Burial will be in Northumberland Memorial Park, Stonington. Visitors may call from 10 a.m. until the time of the service Saturday at the funeral home. Contributions can be made to St. Elias Evangelical and Reformed Church, c/o Randy Raker, 313 Gravel Run Road, Danville. PA 17821 or to the .

Funeral Home

Jerre Wirt Blank Funeral Home
395 State St Sunbury, PA 17801
(570) 286-5655

Published in The News Item on Apr. 22, 2014