BAMFORD — Thomas Bamford, 81, of 515 E. Dewart St., Shamokin. A memorial service will be held at noon Saturday, Dec. 4 at the First United Methodist Church, 100 E. Sunbury St., Shamokin, with the Rev. Alicia Julia-Stanley officiating. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Arrangements are being cared for by Farrow-C.J. Lucas Funeral and Cremation Service 240 W. Chestnut St., Shamokin, Lori Ann Campbell, supervisor. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to First United Methodist Church, 100 E. Sunbury St., Shamokin 17872, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 3 International Drive Suite 200, Rye Brook, N.Y. 10573, or Penn State Cancer Institute Office of University Development, 1249 Cocoa Ave. Suite 115 P.O. Box 852, Hershey 17033-0852. To send condolences to the family, go to

LOWRY — Robert J. Lowry Sr., 76, of Shamokin. Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate a Mass of Christian Burial for Robert and his son, Mark, at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17 at Mother Cabrini Church, 214 N. Shamokin St., Shamokin. The Stephen A. Chowka Funeral Home, 114 N. Shamokin St., Shamokin, is assisting the family with arrangements.

MARTIN — Robert S. “Scott” Martin, 83, of 1214 W. Nelson St., Coal Township. A visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday followed by a religious service beginning at noon at the James Kelley Funeral Home, 1001 W. Arch St. at Maple Street, Coal Township, with the Rev. Sarah Hershberger officiating. Interment services with military honors will follow at Northumberland Memorial Park, Garden of Memory, Sunbury. As an expression of sympathy, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the donor’s favorite charity of choice. To offer the Martin family condolences or to share a memory, sign the guest book at The family has entrusted arrangements to the James Kelley Funeral Home, James F. Kelley, director.

MEIERS — Barbara E. Meiers, 86, of 628 Scott St., Kulpmont. Barbara will be laid to rest in the spring with her loving husband, Glenn, after a graveside service at the Marietta National Veteran Cemetery, in Georgia. The family is being assisted by the James Kelley Funeral Home, James F. Kelley, Director, 1001 W. Arch St. at Maple Street, Coal Township. To share a memory or offer the family condolences, sign the guest book at

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