Funeral Notices

LUDES — J. Edward “Ned” Ludes, 82, of Elysburg. A viewing will be held at the Leonard J. Lucas Funeral Home Ltd., 120 S. Market St., Shamokin, Monday afternoon from 4 to 6. Those wishing to attend the Mass of Christian Burial are asked to meet at Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Church, Elysburg, Tuesday morning at 10. Burial will follow in All Saints Cemetery, Elysburg. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations in his memory be made to the J. Edward Ludes Scholarship Fund, c/o Lourdes Regional School, 2001 Clinton Ave., Coal Township 17866.

PARENZAN — Paul Edward Parenzan, 87, of Hershey, formerly of Hummelstown and Coal Township. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. He will be interred at Fort Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville. Hoover Funeral Homes & Crematory, of Hershey, handled the arrangements. Send condolences through the online guest book at

RADZAI — Shirley (Crum) Radzai, 73, of 12 W. Fifth St., Mount Carmel. A funeral service will be private and held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society, 1948 E. Third St., Williamsport 17701. Arrangements are in care of C. J. Lucas Funeral Home Inc., 27 N. Vine St., Mount Carmel, C. J. Lucas IV, supervisor. To send condolences to the family go to

VARANO — Joan Marie (Parker) Varano, 98, of Palmyra. A private Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the convenience of the family. Private interment will take place in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville. Arrangements have been entrusted with the Rothermel-Finkenbinder Funeral Home & Crematory Inc., 25 W. Pine St., Palmyra. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Joan’s memory to Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 300 W. Pine St., Palmyra 17078, Condolences and memories may be shared at

WELDON — Thomas Paul “Tom” Weldon, 81, of Sunbury. A Catholic service and celebration of life are planned for a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The COPD Foundation (

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