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Our Staff


Lou Sibula

Lou Sibula

Supervisor, Licensed Funeral Director & Certified Celebrant

Lou has been an associate with Allen & Redmond Funeral Home since 2005. He is a licensed funeral director and serves families at our Rearick-Carpenter and James Maneval Funeral Home locations.


Originally from South Western Pennsylvania, he graduated from the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science in September 1993. He worked in Pennsylvania from 1993 to 1999 when he moved to South Carolina, obtained his funeral director license there to work at a funeral home and was the head of the pre-need department.  In 2003 he decided to move back to Pennsylvania to be closer to family.  He started with Heffner Family Services in York then transferred to the Williamsport location where he has been ever since.  He enjoys traveling and spending time with his family.


Lou is also a Certified Celebrant. If you are not a member of a church or if you simply do not wish to have a religious service, he can help you. As a Certified Celebrant, Lou works with families to create a meaningful tribute that reflects the personality and life-style of the deceased. He received his training and certification from the In-Sight Institute. 


Lou serves as supervisor of Maneval Allen Redmond Cremation & Funeral Home.


Sherry Pittenger

Sherry Pittenger

Office Manager

Sherry recently joined the staff in September of 2015 at Rearick-Carpenter in Jersey Shore and James C. Maneval in Williamsport.  She was previously a School Secretary with the Jersey Shore School District retiring after almost 20 years.

It was always a dream of hers to be her son, Zach’s, Secretary so she decided to come out of retirement to work with him.  Her husband Ken is also one of our part time staff at Rearick-Carpenter working there for the past 13 years. 

She is really enjoying her new position and learning all there is to know about the funeral home business.  

Sherry and Ken have been married for 30 years and reside in Antes Fort with their Boxer, Molly, and their cat, Cali.


Zach Pittenger

Zach Pittenger

1989-2017

Zach was the son of Ken and Sherry (Baney) Pittenger of Antes Fort. He was married to his High School sweatheart, Kayla Strunk, the daughter of Kent and Kim (Welker) Strunk of Avis. In May of 2015 they were blessed with a beautiful baby boy, Sylus. 

He was a member of the La Belle Valley Masonic Lodge #232 and the Jersey Shore Lions Club. Zach was a proud graduate of Jersey Shore Area High School.  

After High School he studied in Business at Lock Haven University before going to Mortuary School at the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science. Completing Mortuary School in 2012, he then returned back to his home town of Jersey Shore to fulfill his internship under James C. Carpenter, at Rearick-Carpenter Funeral Home. He actually began working at the Funeral Home in 2007 as a part-time employee and had always aspired to become a Funeral Director. 

While supporting himself through school, Zach worked at Lingle’s Market in Jersey Shore where he held various positions such as cashier, produce manager and even worked his way up to becoming Assistant Store Manager. It is here that he spent 7 years building his basis for customer service and now serves his community in a more compassionate and dignified manner. 

He takes great pride in comforting our grieving families and being there for them in such a time of need. Zach  worked at Rearick-Carpenter Funeral Home and served as supervisor of James C. Maneval Funeral Home.

Zach passed away on April 22, 2017 in a tragic car accident.



Reverend Ken Weiss

Reverend Ken Weiss

Aftercare Associate

 Our Funeral Homes we believe that our families need our care even after the day of your loved one’s funeral. Therefore, as an Extended Free Service, we have an aftercare program with Rev. Ken Weiss.

Rev. Weiss recently retired from full time ministry after almost 30 years as a pastor. He is now working with us to provide both aftercare services and pre-need services (common practice of people arranging and paying for funerals in advance in order to relieve their families of that stress during a most difficult time as well as being able to lock in current rates). Rev. Weiss is well familiar with helping people experiencing grief.

We believe that with this free extended service, we offer to our families a full package of services that are geared to help you at this most difficult time. We are including a brief introductory bio of Rev. Weiss, he also specializes in assisting families with preplanning services.

You may reach him at anytime at 570-220-9686 or at kweiss1213@gmail.com

Ken moved to Williamsport in 1986 after attending the Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary graduating with highest honors with a Masters of Divinity Degree (1986)

  • Ordained American Baptist in 1986
  • Pastor of East End Baptist Church - 1986- 1990
  • Completed all coursework at Penn State University in the PhD program for Clinical Psychology Worked as a representative of MetLife helping people plan their financial futures - 1990-1996 
  • Pastor of First Church of Christ (Disciples) in Williamsport from 1995 - 2012
  • Member of the Williamsport Kiwanis Club since 1992 and served as President in 1996
  • Received the Ecumenical Service Award from United Churches of Lycoming County - their highest honor - in 2011
  • Served on various boards in this area : The Center in Williamsport, Habitat for Humanity, and Yokefellows Ministry
  • Coached AYSO soccer in town for 12 years
  • Past President of Orchestra Parents Association at the Williamsport High School
  • Served on the Board of Directors of United Churches of Lycoming County for almost 25 years
  • Has Life and Health Insurance Licenses. In addition, is licensed to sell Securities and Investments holding a Series 6, Series 63, and Series 65 License.


Email: kweiss1213@gmail.com


Jim Carpenter

Jim Carpenter

James Calvin Carpenter was born on October 18, 1947, near Hammondsport, NY on Lake Keuka.  Jim moved with his family to the farm near Ellisburg, PA at age five.  He graduated from Northern Potter High School in 1965 and attended Indiana University of PA and graduated Simmons Mortuary School in Syracuse, NY in at Fairfield and Meech Chapel in Syracuse, NY.  Jim was a licensed funeral director at Gray Funeral Home in Port Jervis, NY from 1969 until joining Bob Rearick in Jersey Shore in 1974 where he has been located ever since.  Jim's funeral directing career has spanned over 6 decades.  He currently counsels at Rearick Carpenter in Jersey Shore, Maneval Allen Redmond in Williamsport, Tussey Mosher in Wellsboro and Fickingers in Coudersport.  Jim has ben married for 48 years to the former Jolene Marie Chase of Ulysses and they have four children: William D., Dr. Nathan J., Amy L. Caseman, and Lucas C., along with eight grandchildren.  Over the years, Jim has been a member of the Antique and Classic Boat Society of Clayton, NY, Lions Club, Masonic Organizations in NY, Elks Lodge, Little League Baseball, and Pop Warner Football.  Jim enjoys antique boat restoration, music, meditation, hunting, fishing, theater, and visiting the "retreat" in Ellisburg, The Finger Lakes, The St. Lawrence, and Nashville, TN.


Deb Bartlett

Deb Bartlett

Part-Time Support Staff

Deb has been with Maneval Allen Redmond Funeral Home since July 2014.  She graduated from Williamsport Senior High School in 1975.  Deb has been married to her husband, Gene, for 16 years, they have 2 children and 3 grandchildren.  They reside in South Williamsport. Deb is also a Director with Damsel in Defense where she educates women in self protection.


Carl Mumbauer

Carl Mumbauer

Part-Time Support Staff

Carl joined the Maneval Allen Redmond support staff in the fall of 2002 after retiring from teaching in the public schools.  Carl taught in the Montgomery Area High School for 32 years where he taught language arts, speech, and drama.  Carl and his wife, Peggy, live in South Williamsport where they enjoy reading, walking, gardening, and especially, visiting and playing with their grandchildren.  Carl and Peggy attend and are active in the First Church of Christ (Disciples) in Williamsport.  Both are elders in the church and Carl teaches the adult Sunday school class.  Carl also enjoys the outdoors, hunting, hiking, and just wandering around in the woods and mountains.  Carl very much enjoys working at Maneval Allen Redmond where he works with wonderful colleagues and gets to serve and meet the people of Williamsport and Lycoming County.


Robert E. Williams

Robert E. Williams

Part-Time Staff

Bob is a lifetime resident of Williamsport and he graduated for the Williamsport Area High School in 1958.  Bob retired from Bethlehem Steel after 20 years and from the Williamsport Area School District after 31of service where he was employed as a school bus driver.  He has been a Mason since 1990.  Bob has been married to his wife, Linda, for 56 years.  They have four children, six grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren with another one on the way.  Bob has been a part-time support staff employee with Maneval Funeral Home for 26 years.


Edward Hubbell

Edward Hubbell

Part-Time Staff

Ed was born in Philadelphia, PA but grew up in Williamsport and graduated from Williamsport Area High School in 1969.  Ed served in the Air Force and has been married to his wife, Linda, for 45 years.  They have four children and two grandchildren. He and his wife have resided in Linden for the past 42 years.  Ed once owned and operated Hubbell Window Cleaning/Janitorial business but after 35 years he gave that up and worked for Blaise Alexander Chevrolet until his retirement in 2012. Ed is very active with the Jersey Shore Lions Club and is currently serving a two year term as Club President.He has been employed as a part-time support staff at Maneval Funeral Home since 2014. 


James Pegg

James Pegg

Part-Time Support Staff

James Pegg is a native of Danville, PA and graduated from Danville Area High School and Bloomsburg University with a B. S. and M. Ed. degree in Business Education.  Jim retired from the Williamsport Area School District after 35 years as a business teacher and department chair.  He also taught for Columbia College and Penn College part time.  He and his wife, Helen have been married since 1967 and has lived in South Williamsport for the past 40 years.  Their son Matt, his wife Stacy, and three grandchildren live in North Carolina.  Jim is a member of Saint Lawrence Catholic Church where he serves as an usher. After retiring in 2002, Jim joined the support staff of the Maneval Allen Redman Funeral Home. 


Tom Kaczmarek

Tom Kaczmarek

Part-Time Support Staff

Tom is a retired Chemistry teacher from South Williamsport. He and his wife Pat have been married for 48 years and have 2 children and 5 grandchildren. Tom enjoys reading, golf, watching sports, and volunteering. He is a member of St. Lawrence Church for 46 years and has worked at Maneval Allen Redmond Funeral Home since 1999.


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