ECKER — Joseph C. Ecker, 78, of Mount Carmel. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church with the Rev. Francis J. Karwacki, pastor, as celebrant. Interment will follow at All Saints Cemetery, in Ralpho Township. A viewing will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday and from 9 to 10:15 a.m. Saturday at the Joseph J. Stutz Inc. Funeral Home, 40 S. Market St., Mount Carmel, Joseph J. Stutz III, supervisor. The family will provide flowers. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 47 S. Market St., Mount Carmel 17851, the Mount Carmel Public Library, 30 S. Oak St., Mount Carmel 17851, and Saint Jude’s.

KARLAZA — Richard John Karlaza, 60, of Mount Carmel Township, and Buck Run. Interment will take place at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery with the Rev. Mark Fesniak officiating. Mahal-Ritzel Funeral Home Inc., Minersville, has been entrusted with the arrangements.

PRICE — Cortney C. Price, 37, of Shamokin. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Barry United Methodist Church, 858 Deep Creek Road, Ashland, with the Rev. Benjamin Scholl officiating. Viewing will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday and 9 to 11 a.m. Monday at the church. Interment will be in St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery, Gowen City. Kull-Heizenroth Funeral Home, Ashland, is in charge of the arrangements. Go to

RAMAGE — Edward L. “Eddie” Ramage, 91, of Mount Carmel. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church, 46 N. Hickory Street, Mount Carmel. A time of gathering will begin at 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m.. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to the First United Methodist Church Memorial Fund. Rothermel-Heizenroth Funeral Service, Mount Carmel, is in charge of arrangements, Ashley D’Andrea, supervisor, Charles Heizenroth III, funeral director. Go to

ROBIDOUX — Francis Ryan Robidoux, 42, of 1435 W. Independence St., Coal Township. A Celebration of Life will be held from 4 to 10 p.m. Thursday, July 22, 2021, at St. Francis Hall, Shamokin. Arrangements are being cared for by Farrow-C.J. Lucas Funeral and Cremation Service, 240 W. Chestnut St., Shamokin, Lori Ann Campbell, supervisor. To send condolences to the family, visit

SHAFFER — Daniel Shaffer, of Langhorne. Relatives and friends are invited to Dan’s life celebration at Dunn/Givnish Funeral Home in Langhorne from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and again from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. A funeral Mass will be held in his hometown of Shamokin at Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church, 815 W. Chestnut St., Coal Township, at 11 a.m. Monday. The interment is private. In lieu of flowers, charitable donations may be made to Special Olympics of Bucks County c/o George Massimini, PO Box 317, Bristol, PA 19007.

TURLIS — Myron Turlis, 90, of 1036 Chestnut St., Kulpmont. Divine Liturgy will be held 11 a.m. Monday at Transfiguration Ukrainian Church, Shamokin, with the Rev. Mykola Ivanov officiating. Burial will follow in All Saints Cemetery, Ralpho Township. There will be no viewing. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy can be made to the American Cancer Society, 1948 E. Third St., Williamsport, PA 17701 or Family Home Medical Hospice, 50 South Oak St., Mount Carmel, PA 17851. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Joseph J. Stutz, Inc. Funeral Home, 40 S. Market St., Mount Carmel, Joseph J. Stutz, III, supervisor. To leave a condolence for Myron’s family, sign the guestbook at

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