1 East Central Ave., South Williamsport, PA 17702 • 570-322-0743

Meet Our Staff


All the members of our staff are compassionate, knowledgeable, and professional, and welcome you to Charles M. Noll Funeral Home.

John H. A. Ohnmeiss – Propreitor & Supervisor, Charles M. Noll Funeral Home

John, a lifelong resident of the area, was born in Williamsport in 1952. He graduated from Williamsport High School in 1970, attended the Pennsylvania College of Technology (formerly Williamsport Area Community College) and later graduated from the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science. In 1974 John became a full-time employee with Charles M. Noll Funeral Home. He was licensed as a mortician in 1975. He was appointed supervisor in 1992, and assumed ownership of the business in 2005. John also served as Chief Deputy Coroner for Lycoming County for eight years. John is a dedicated funeral director and is active in the community. He enjoys traveling, outdoor activities, and being with his family.

Lance Ohnmeiss – Operations Manager, Charles M. Noll Funeral Home

Lance, nephew to John Ohnmeiss, grew up in Williamsport, but left the area in 1997 to study music. Having earned his degree in music education at San Francisco State University, Lance has enjoyed many opportunities to work with nationally known composers, and is active in music education whenever he gets the chance. He serves as the Technological Supervisor at Charles M. Noll Funeral Home, assisting with all the details in planning a service, as well as maintaining the grounds, vehicles, and property along with his partner Francis.

Francis Berdugo – Office Manager & Caretaker, Charles M. Noll Funeral Home

Francis, partner to Lance, grew up in San Francisco, CA. While in San Francisco, Francis then moved back to Williamsport, PA. He serves as the Office Manager at Charles M. Noll Funeral Home, overseeing all the office duties, as well as maintaining the grounds, vehicles, and property.

Dick Gilbert – Receptionist & Doorman, Charles M. Noll Funeral Home

Dick was born and raised in Loyalsock Township. A graduate from Loyalsock high school, Dick serves as the receptionist & doorman at Charles M. Noll Funeral Home. You will most likely find Dick greeting patrons, attending visitations, working funerals and handling phone calls and general office filing.