William J Milbrand

January 18, 1948 ~ July 15, 2023 (age 75) 75 Years Old


William J. "Bill" Milbrand passed away Saturday, July 15, 2023 at his home.

Bill was born January 18, 1948 in Sunbury a son of the late Clairmont and Vilma (Ciotti) Milbrand. On March 24, 2007 he married the former Brenda L. Josephson who survives.

He was a graduate of Shikellamy High School. Bill was a longtime employee of Furmano Foods, Northumberland working for 54 years as the logistics manager.

Bill was a Christian who attended Brookside Ministries and New Hope Ministries.

For many years Mr. Milbrand served as the head coach of the Northumberland Christian School's girls varsity basketball team.

Bill's greatest loves were; God, family and golf.

In addition to his wife of 16 years, Mr. Milbrand is survived by two sons and one daughter-in-law, Mark W. Milbrand of Houston, TX, Matthew S. and Jennifer M. Milbrand of Jersey Shore, one daughter and son-in-law, Melissa R. and Aaron S. Phillips of Richfield, stepson, Justin M. Imm of Lewisburg, six grandchildren, Alec, Ava, Arianna, Jessalyn, Jordan and Aiden, two brothers and sisters-in-law, Gary and Kathy Milbrand of Mechanicsburg, Van and Pat Milbrand of Enola and sister, Paula Moyer of Northumberland.

He was preceded in death by, his first wife, Darlene K. (Shaffer) Milbrand and two siblings.

A viewing will be held from 11:00am to 1:00pm on Saturday, July 22, 2023 at the Joseph W. Epler Funeral Home, 210 King Street, Northumberland. Funeral services will be private with Pastor Douglas Diven officiating with burial in Riverview Cemetery. 

Contributions in Bill's memory may made to the Northumberland Christian School, 351 Fifth Street, Northumberland, PA 17857

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July 22, 2023

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Joseph W. Epler Funeral Home
210 King Street
Northumberland, PA 17857

July 22, 2023

12:11 PM
A.M. Interment (Riverview Cemetery, Vista Avenue, Northumberland)

Funeral Service
July 22, 2023

7:00 PM
A.M. Interment (Riverview Cemetery, Vista Avenue, Northumberland)


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