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HUGHESVILLE - Arlene M. Stiger, 99, of Hughesville, died Sunday, August 11, 2019, at Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Muncy.

Born June 3, 1920 in Williamsport, she was a daughter of the late Joseph Earnest and Danie A. (Robbins) Herr. Her husband of 54 years, Donald Larue Stiger, preceded her in death on January 4, 1993.

Arlene was a graduate of Muncy High School, Class of 1938. She was a member of The Beacon: A United Methodist Church, Hughesville, and enjoyed sewing, gardening, canning, and horse racing. She also loved watching the Little League World Series and listening to country music.

Surviving are two daughters, Donna J. O'Connor of Hughesville, and Nancy A. Peters of Exton; five grandchildren, Gregory M. (Julie) Peters, Kelley A. Rohrbaugh, David T. (Marianne) Peters, Douglas S. (Melanie) O'Connor, and David L. (Marianne) O'Connor; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

In addition to her parents and husband, Arlene was preceded in death by two brothers, Chester L. Herr and Gordon L. Herr; and a son-in-law, Dale M. O'Connor.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 16, at McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home, 557 E. Water Street, Hughesville, with Chaplain Thomas M. Brokaw officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Hughesville. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.mccartythomas.com.

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