William J. Ashton, age 78, of Lehman Twp., passed away Saturday, December 15, 2012, at his home surrounded by his family.
Surviving are his wife, the former Alvertta Riczu, Lehman Twp.; sons, David Ashton and wife, Kim, Lehman Twp.; James Ashton and wife, Lori, Clarks Summit; daughters, Susan Napkora and husband, Loran, Dallas; Laura Horvath, Lehman Twp.; four grandchildren; brother, Albert Ashton, Chase; sister, Audrey Nelson, Lancaster; numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 20, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. from the Harold C. Snowdon Funeral Home Inc., 140 N. Main Street, Shavertown, PA 18708. Interment will be made in Huntsville Cemetery. The Reverend Pat Colladay, Pastor of Huntsville Christian Church, will officiate.
Friends may call Wednesday, December 19, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations, if desired, may be made to Hospice of the Sacred Heart, 600 Baltimore Drive, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 or the ALS Association "Lou Gehrig's Disease", Greater Philadelphia Chapter, 321 Norristown Road, Suite 260, Ambler, PA 19002.