Gene Emerson Payne, 71, of Rome Township, Pa. passed away Monday, August 31, 2020 at the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pa.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at his home in Rome Township at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, September 26, 2020. The family suggests that contributions may be directed to Valley YHEC, Inc. (Youth Hunter Education Challenge) P.O. Box 156, Rome, PA 18837 in memory of Gene.

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