FOUGHT-STECKLER — Victoria L. Fought-Steckler, 53, of South First St., Shamokin. A visitation for family and friends will be held from 8:30 a.m. Saturday until the time of the funeral service at 10 a.m. at the James Kelley Funeral Home, 1001 W. Arch St. at Maple Street, Coal Township. As an expression of sympathy, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Hillside Society, 51 S.P.C.A. Road, Pottsville 17901 or, Mostly Mutts Animal Shelter,, or any other local animal shelter. To share a memory or offer the family condolences, sign the guest book at Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to James Kelley Funeral Home, James F. Kelley, director.

MCCOY — Scott McCoy, 58, of Fountain Springs. Services will be held at the convenience of the family with arraignments handled by Kull-Heizenroth Funeral Homes, Inc. Charles Heizenroth III, supervisor, is handling arrangements. Go to

PATRICK — Leonard S. Patrick, 71, of Sunbury, Lebanon and Shamokin. Services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Interment will be at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville. Arrangements are being handled by the Olley-Gotlob Funeral Home, 539 Race St., Sunbury.

RUMBERGER — Elizabeth I. Rumberger, 73, of Catawissa. A private funeral service will be held for family and close friends at 11 a.m. Saturday at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Trevorton Road. In lieu of flowers, the family encourages donations to various organizations such as the ASPCA, Make-a-Wish, and Hopes and Dreams Foundation. Rothermel-Heizenroth Funeral Home, Elysburg, is in charge of arrangements. Joe Murray, supervisor, Charles Heizenroth III, funeral director.

SHOVLIN — Vincent P. Shovlin Sr., 87, of 1212 Chestnut St., Kulpmont. A Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021, in the Church of the Holy Angels, 855 Scott St., Kulpmont, with Father Andrew Stahmer, officiant. Burial will be held at a later date. Arrangements are in care of C. J. Lucas Funeral Home Inc., 27 N. Vine St., Mount Carmel, PA 17851, C. J. Lucas IV, supervisor. To send condolences to the family, go to

WHYNE — Dora J. (Percival) Whyne, 68, of Mount Carmel. A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday at the C. J. Lucas Funeral Home Inc., 27 N. Vine St., Mount Carmel, with Pastor Sara Hershberger officiating. Burial will follow in Zion Methodist Cemetery, Aristes. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 1 p.m. until the time of the service. To send condolences to the family, go to

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