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ALLEN Clifford Judson Allen
Funeral of New Albany Youth Friday- Funeral Services for Clifford Judson Allen, 25, of New Albany who died at the Robert Packer Hospital Dec. 4 after a long illness, will be held Friday. There will be a prayer at the home at 1:30 with further services at 2 o’clock at the Evergreen Church. Burial will be in Evergreen cemetery. Mr. Allen, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Judson Allen of New Albany, was a Navy veteran of World War II, having been discharged with the rating of electrician’s mate third class. He enlisted in the Navy May 2, 1944, a month before he was scheduled to graduate from Wyalusing High School, but was graduated with honors when the commencement was held. He served in the submarine service, being on the USS Moray for two years, winning the Asiatic-Pacific Theater Medal, the American Area Victory Medal, and the Submarine Combat award. He was a member of the New Albany V. F. W. Post and is survived by his wife, the former Leah Teeter of New Albany; a seven-month-old daughter, Deborah; his parents; two sisters, Mrs. Norman Fulkroyd of Binghamton and Mrs. Milo Kobbe of Chenango Bridge, N. Y.; a half-brother, Walter Robinson of New Albany, and several nephews and nieces. (Not sure what paper this appeared in, but he died Dec, 4 1951)
ALLEN Judston D. Allen
World War 1 Veteran, Dies- Judston D. Allen, 79, of New Albany RD 1, died Thursday morning at the Robert Packer Hospital following a lingering illness. Mr. Allen was born in New Era Feb. 21, 1894, son of Anson and Jane Bennett Allen. He was a veteran of World War I and served in the Army. He was in the M.G. Company 311 Infantry. He was a self-employed carpenter and mason, retiring nine years ago. For many years he owned and operated a grocery store, gas station and feed mill in New Era. Mr. Allen was a member of the Evergreen Christian Church and the New Albany VFW. Surviving are his wife, the former Agnes Davis; a stepson, Walter Robinson of New Albany; two daughters, Mrs. Norman (Jane) Fulkord and Mrs. Milo (Norma) Kobbe both of Binghamton; a foster daughter, Mrs. Jeff (Louise) Harris of South Waverly; 17 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren. A son Clifford died in 1951. Funeral Services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Allen residence at New Albany RD 1. The Rev. Wallace McKnight will officiate. (Daily Review, Towanda, PA, Friday, June 15, 1973)
ALLEN Norma - Daily Review, Norma Kobbe, 74, of Clermont, Fla., died on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2003 at the Health Center in Windermere. She was born Aug. 5, 1929 in Bradford County, Pennsylvania, and lived in Chenango Bridge, N.Y. until moving to Clermont in 2000. She is predeceased by her husband, Milo Kobbe who died Oct. 3, 2003. She is survived by her five children: Allen and Barbara Kobbe of New Hartford, N.Y; Cheryl and Ray Badger of Groveland, Fla; Richard and Judy Kobbe of Ft. Pierce, Fla; Blanche and Doug Engates of Clermont, Fla., and Milo, Jr. and Linda Kobbe of Hudson, Fla.; 13 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Jane Fulkrod of Binghamton, N.Y. She was retired from Ames Grocery Chain where she a member of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union. A memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, at McHenry's Funeral Home, Dushore, Pa. In lieu of flowers the family asks for contributions to Vitas Hospice Charitable Fund, 123 Southeast Third Ave. Miami, Fla., 33131-2003. She will be buried in the Evergreen Community Cemetery in New Era, Pa. Becker Family Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Contributed by Carol HOOSE Brotzman
BACORN Isabel Arvilla Bacorn Wiles
86, widow of Charles Warren Wiles, of the Colonial Terrace, Towanda, formerly of Albany Twp., Pa. died Sunday evening, Dec 28, 2008, at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pa. Isabel was born Feb. 23, 1922 in Forks Twp., Sullivan County, Pa., the daughter of the late Floyd Parker Bacorn and Julia Elizabeth Chapman Bacorn. Isabel attended the Bethel School in Elkland Twp., Pa. and later on Aug 15, 1949, she married Charles Warren Wiles. The couple made their home in Albany Twp. for many years where Charles owned and operated a saw mill. Isabel was employed by the Herman Rynveld Sons Wreath Company in New Albany for over 20 years until her retirement. Following her retirement she enjoyed spending time with family and friends. She is survived by her children: Bradley Wiles of Forksville, Pa., Julia Shea of Hallstead, Pa., Susan Frystack and her husband Thomas Frystack of Towanda RR 2 and Shelby Napoli of Wyalusing; step children Roberta Kneller of Colley, Pa., Inez Ling of Burlington, Pa.; brothers, Vernon Bacorn of Overton, Pa., Calvin Bacorn of Smithboro, N.Y.; sister-in-law, Edna Bacorn of Waverly, N.Y.: numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Warren Wiles, on Sept. 6, 1996; sisters, Genevieve Bacorn, Blanche Brewer, Ruth Wilcox and Marie Sherman; brothers, Rodney, Russell, Robert and Merton Bacorn; a special nephew, Donald Bacorn. The funeral service will be held at noon on Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2008, at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda, Pa., with Pastor Dennis Fox officiating. Interment will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery, Albany Twp., Pa. The family will receive friends Wednesday morning from 10 a.m. to noon at the funeral home. The family suggest that memorial contributions may be directed to a charity or organization of one’s choice in Isabel’s memory. (Daily Review, Towanda, PA, Tuesday, Dec 30, 2008)
BERKLEY Earl D. Berkley
age 72, of Overton Township, New Albany, Pa., died on Sunday, April 15, 2007. He was born on March 16, 1935, in Susquehanna County, a son of Merle and Amanda Price Berkley. He had been a lifetime resident of Bradford County and had been a resident of Overton for the past two years. On Oct. 3, 1983, Earl was preceded in death by his wife, Charlotte Kenney Berkley. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, being in the outdoors and time spent riding through the mountains. He especially enjoyed his time spent with his family and with his granddaughter. He leaves surviving: his children, Duane and Debbie Berkley of Herrickville, Pa., David and Ann Berkley, of New Albany, Pa., and Cheryl Berkley of Overton, Pa.; his brother, Arthur Berkley of Wyalusing, Pa.; a sister, Mary Neece of New York; and his granddaughter, Denise Teel of Shippensburg, Pa. In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Edward Berkley and a sister, Ina Tinna. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery. Arrangements were entrusted to the Russell P. McHenry Funeral Home, 119 Carpenter St., Dushore, Pa. (Newspaper unknown)
CAPWELL Shirley Carpenter
54 of New Albany, died Saturday morning at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, following a lingering illness. She was born Aug 24, 1936, in Wyalusing RD, daughter of the late Raymond Capwell and Olive Clark Capwell Holcomb. Mrs. Carpenter had spent most of her lifetime in the Bradford County area, attended the Wyalusing Valley High School and had owned and operated a gift shop known as Shirley’s Gifts in New Albany. She was a member of the New Albany Borough Council, the New Albany Community Club and Chamber of Commerce. Surviving are her husband, Clair Duane Carpenter, at home; mother, Olive Holcomb of New Albany; two daughters, Lorraine Baily of New Albany; Lynn Thetga of Binghamton; two sisters, Anna Cory of Laceyville; Angela Bennett of Wysox; four brothers, Raymond Capwell, Ann Arbor, Mich.; William Capwell of Friendsville, Pa.; John and Charles Capwell, both of New Albany; six grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by one grandson. Funeral and committal services will be held at 2 p.m. in the Russell P. McHenry Funeral Home, 119 Carpenter St., Dushore, with Rev. Dr. Stephen Startzer, pastor of the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church, officiating. Interment will be in the Evergreen Cemetery, New Albany RD. at the convenience of the family. Friends may call from 1-2 p.m. Monday at McHenry’s Funeral Home, Dushore. (Sunday Review, Towanda, PA, Sept. 16, 1990)
CARPENTER Clair “Carpi” Duane Carpenter
age 69, of Evergreen (Albany Township), Pa., died unexpectedly Oct. 28, 2007, at his home. He was born on June 18, 1938, in Evergreen, a son of the late Charles and Helen Hibbard Carpenter. Mr. Carpenter is a veteran of the United States Army (Airborne Unit). He has been a lifetime resident of the New Albany area, and had attended the Evergreen Christian Church. He was a member of Dushore American Legion Post No 996. He enjoyed his time spent fishing, hunting, gardening, reading and doing glass art. On Sept. 15, 1991, he was preceded in death by his wife Shirley Maxine Capwell Carpenter. Prior to his retirement in 1993, he was employed by Ingersoll Rand, as a drill press operator, giving 36 years of service. He leaves surviving: his daughter and son-in-law, Lynn Rae and “Duke” Allen Chilson of Towanda; a step-daughter; Lorraine Baily of Dushore; a brother; Donald Carpenter of Glen Daniel W. Va.; a sister, Joyce Marsh of Adamstown, Md.; an aunt, Dora Hibbard; his three grandchildren, Tommy, Nicholas, and Maranda; and many nieces , nephews and cousins. Private interment will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2007, in Evergreen Cemetery (Oct 30, 2007, Daily Review, Towanda, PA)
CHAPMAN Georgie Allen
Mrs. Georgie Allen, 83, mother of Mrs. Nina Hibbard of 123 South street, Athens, with whom she resided, died at the Robert Packer Hospital Wednesday morning, May 20, after a long illness. In addition to her daughter, Mrs. Allen is survived by 6 grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Prayer service will be held at the home of the daughter, Mrs. Hibbard, this Friday afternoon at 1 o’clock, with funeral services at the Evergreen church at 2:30 o’clock. Rev. Israel Tooley, pastor of the church in Evergreen, will officiate and interment will be in the cemetery at Evergreen. (Daily Review Newspaper, Towanda, PA, Friday, May 22, 1942). Note- Mrs. Nina Hibbard was actually the adopted daughter of Mrs. Allen.
CHAPMAN Allen Nina
Mrs. Nina A. Hibbard, 79, died this morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Gerald Finger, Saugerties, N. Y. where she had been living for the past 3 years. She formerly resided in Dushore, Pa. She is survived by three sons, Eric Hibbard, Wysox, Pa., Arthur Hibbard, Athens, Pa., Chapman Hibbard, Nichols, N. Y.; two daughters, Mrs. Doris Coleman, Johnson City, Mrs. Georgina Finger, Saugerties; 19 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; 1 great great granddaughter. She was a member of the Evergreen Christian Church, Evergreen, Pa. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. from the McHenry Funeral Home, Dushore, Pa. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Evergreen, Pa. Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday evening and Friday afternoon and evening. (C. Press Binghamton, NY, Wed., Sept 10, 1969) - Note- Nina was born to Ira & Lillian Chapman, but Lillian died shortly after giving birth to Nina & she was raised/adopted by Arthur & Georgina Chapman.
CORSON George Corson
Died April 3, 1918 at Evergreen of heart trouble, aged 75 years. He was born in Albany and spent the greater part of his life there. During the Civil War he served from February, 1862 until June ’62 as a member of Company G, 107th P.V. His wife and two sons and four daughters by a former marriage survive. Interment was in Evergreen cemetery. (The Bradford Star, Thursday, June 13, 1918)
CRAWFORD Aza Allen
New Albany – Mrs. Aza Allen, 70, of New Albany RD 1, died Friday, Sept. 28, 1973, in Towanda Memorial Hospital. She was the widow of Beebe Allen. The Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at McHenry’s 119 Carpenter Street, Dushore. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery. (Newspaper unknown)
EDSALL Wayne J. Edsall
W. J. Edsall of Evergreen Summoned - Wayne J. Edsall, 71 of Evergreen, Albany Township, died in the Robert Packer Hospital at 4:30 o’clock Saturday morning after an illness of several years. Born in the vicinity of Evergreen, Mr. Edsall spent his entire life in that community. He was engaged in carpenter work until his retirement a few years ago because of ill health. Survivors are his wife, the former Florence Young; two daughters, Mrs. George Carmer of Binghamton and Mrs. John T. Wenck of Macedonia; one sister Miss Elizabeth Edsall of East Towanda, and a brother, Arthur Edsall of Sayre; also five grandchildren. The funeral will be held this Monday afternoon at 2:30 from the family home. Rev. John Wrigglesworth, pastor of the Evergreen Christian Church, will officiate. Burial will be in the Evergreen cemetery. (Unknown newspaper, April 25, 1949)
CORY ISAAC GEORGE, age 23, of Tioga, PA, died on Thursday, July 2, 2014 in Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, PA. Born on September 11, 1990 in Wellsboro, PA, he was the son of Mark George of Dubois, PA and Terri (Gee) Wood of Tioga, PA. Cory was employed as a farmer with the GorWood D. Holsteins farm. He enjoyed fishing and playing soccer. Cory is survived by his parents, Mark (Debbie) George of Dubois, PA and Terri (Tim) Wood of Tioga, PA; maternal grandparents, Dale and Barbara Gee of Tioga, PA and Dawn and Gene Hardina of Pahrump, NV; one brother and sister-in-law, Geoffrey and Joleen George of Mansfield, PA; one sister and brother-in-law, Rhonda and Jamie Nagy of Tioga, PA; his girlfriend, Becky Grant of Wellsboro, PA; two nieces, Isabella Snyder, Gabriella Nagy; two nephews, Mason George, Xander Stafford and multiple aunts, uncles and cousins. Family and friends are invited to call on Sunday, July 6, 2014 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM at Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA. A funeral service will be held on Monday, July 7, 2014 at 10:00 AM at the funeral chapel with Rev. Larry O'Dell officiating. Memorial contributions may be made in Cory's name to the charity of one’s choice. Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery, Tioga, PA. –Elmira Star-Gazette 7/4/2014
GRAHAM –ELSIE M. MOSIER, age 89, of Tioga, PA, died Friday, March 28, 2014 at the Green Home, Wellsboro, PA. Elsie was born August 8, 1924 in Tioga, PA, a daughter of Roy B. and Ella M. (Esienhouer) Graham. She was the wife of the late Benjamin "Ben" H. Mosher, Sr. who died August 4, 1998. She was retired from the former A&P in Horseheads, NY. Elsie enjoyed reading, crocheting, jigsaw puzzles, and playing cards. Elsie is survived by 3 sons and a daughter-in-law, Roger Dale Mosher of Elmira Heights, NY, Benjamin Harvey Jr. and Bonnie Mosher of Tioga, PA, Ronald Eugene Mosher, of Tioga, PA; 2 daughters, Judy Kay Smith of Tioga, PA, Carol Ann Camp of Tioga, PA; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Ben; 4 brothers, Francis, Russell, Donald and Arlis Graham; a sister, Laura Johns, sons-in-law, Nelson Smith and Charles Camp; a grandson, Brian Camp in 1965 and a granddaughter, Linda Mahosky in 2005. Family and friends are invited to call on Monday, March 31, 2014 from 12:30 P.M. to 1:30 P.M. at Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA. Funeral services will follow at 1:30 P.M. with Rev. Steven R. Neff officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Tioga, PA. Memorial donations may be made in Elsie's memory to Evergreen Cemetery, c/o Jean Ward, P O Box 19, Tioga, PA.
HERMAN Hollis S. (Pat) Herman
85, of New Albany (Evergreen) passed peacefully at the Skilled Nursing Unit of Memorial Hospital in Towanda. Pat was born Aug. 16, 1927, in Rushville, the son of Stanley and Frances Zacharias Herman. Pat was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army in the Aleutian Islands Campaign. Mr. Herman was a self-employed contractor in the area and also worked at Sylvania/Osram until retirement in 1992. Pat and Jean enjoyed travelling around to Gospel concerts while health permitted. He is survived by: his wife of 67 years, Jean Keeney Herman, at home; three daughters and son-in-laws, Dianne and David Masters of New Era, Marcea and Bill Kinney of Wyalusing and Lorraine and Garth Bovier of Towanda; one daughter, Sandra Herman of Topeka, Kans.; two sons and daughter-in-laws, Phil and Donna Herman of Towanda and Ted and Kathy Herman of Jermyn; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Marie Jenner of Wyalusing and Bette Dewitt of Herrickville; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. He is preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, Carlton Herman, Clifford (Bill) Herman and Paul Herman, and a sister Shirley Hartman and an infant sister. Family and friends are invited to call on from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday Nov. 30, 2012 at the Russell P. McHenry Funeral Home, 119 Carpenter St., Dushore. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday Dec. 1, 2012 at the funeral home. Interment will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery, New Albany with Pastor Michael Dodd presiding. Towanda Daily Review – November 29, 2012
HIBBARD Cheric Adrial Hibbard
Cheric Adrial Hibbard, a life-long resident of Albany, died November 11 at his home in Evergreen in his 75th year. (The Bradford Star, Thursday, November 22, 1917)
HIBBARD Harriet Hibbard
Miss Harriet Hibbard Former Teacher, Dies- Miss Harriet Hibbard, 66, formerly of Evergreen, died early Saturday morning at Danville. She was born July 2, 1892, in Evergreen and was a teacher in Bradford County schools for several years. Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Jessie Robinson of New Albany; two brothers, Prentice of New Albany and Mason of Athens RD: many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at the Cranmer Funeral Home, New Albany, Tuesday at 2 o’clock. Friends may call at the funeral home tonight from 7 to 9 o’clock. Burial will be in Evergreen cemetery. (newspaper unknown- Date of death- Mar 21, 1959
HIBBARD HELEN L. CARPENTER, age 86, of New Albany, died on Friday, Feb., 11, 2005, at Skilled Nursing Unit in Towanda. She was born on Dec. 3, 1918, in Albany Township, a daughter of the late Prentice W. and Ada Dimmock Hibbard. Prior to her retirement she was employed by Rynveld’s Manufacturing in New Albany. She has been a lifetime resident of Bradford county. Mrs. Carpenter was a member of the Evergreen Christian Church, and had served as a Sunday school teacher, and was a member of the Missionary Circle. She enjoyed quilting, sewing, gardening and flowers. She leaves surviving her children, Duane Carpenter of New Albany, Pa., Donald and Thelma Carpenter of Glenn Daniel, W.Va., Joyce Marsh of Frederick, Md.; a sister-in-law, Dora Hibbard; and seven grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother Otis in 1972. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2005, at 11 a.m. in the Evergreen Christian Church, with Pastor Michael Dodd, officiating. Friends and family are invited to call on Wednesday morning at the Evergreen Christian Church from 10 a.m. until the time of funeral service. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Evergreen Christian Church, c/o Nancy Claudell, RR 2, New Albany, Pa. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Russell P. McHenry Funeral Home, 119 Carpenter Street, Dushore, Pa. –Towanda Daily Review.
HIBBARD Henry Abial Hibbard
Henry Abial Hibbard, a highly respected resident of Evergreen, Albany township, died at his home on Sunday afternoon, aged 74 years. He was stricken early last Monday morning with apoplexy and never afterwards regained consciousness. Everything that loving hands could do was done but to no avail. Besides his wife, Ella, he is survived by the following children: G. Y. Hibbard, of Sayre; R. F. Hibbard, of New Albany; Milard, of Binghamton and Mrs. B. U. Corson, of New Albany, Pa., and Mrs. Francis Schuh of Elmira, all of whom were at his bedside; and two brothers, John Hibbard of Sayre, and L. E. Hibbard of Cameron, N. Y. The funeral will be held Wednesday afternoon at the home at 1:30 o’clock and at the Evergreen Christian Church at 2 o’clock. Burial will be at Evergreen cemetery. (Daily Review, Towanda, Pa., Tuesday, April, 22, 1924)
HIBBARD Henry Hibbard Jr
Henry Hibbard of Evergreen is Dead- Henry Hibbard, a life-long resident of Evergreen, died at his home in that place Saturday afternoon at 2 o’clock. Funeral Services will be held this Monday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the Evergreen church. (Daily Review, Towanda, Pa., Monday, April, 8, 1929) - Funeral of Henry Hibbard- Funeral Services for Henry Hibbard will be held this afternoon at 2 o’clock at the Evergreen church. Burial will be in Evergreen cemetery. (Daily Review, Towanda, Pa., Tuesday, April, 9, 1929)
HIBBARD Maud M. Reynolds, 93, widow of Rev. Dr. Charles Reynolds of Evergreen, Pa., died early Saturday morning, May 1, 2010, at her home. Born Nov. 24, 1916, in Monroeton, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Robert Spicer Hibbard and
HIBBARD Effie RETTBUERG Hibbard. Maud was a graduate of the New Albany Joint High School class of 1933 and was a graduate of Practical Bible Training School in Johnson City, N.Y. Maud later received a Baccalaureate degree from Adrian College in Michigan and a master's degree from Drew University in 1958. While serving as a missionary in India, Maud met Charles Reynolds who was serving with the Royal Air Force. On Aug. 8, 1946 she married the Rev. Dr. Charles Reynolds in India who preceded her in death on Aug. 30, 2007. She was employed by the American Board of Ludhiana Christian Medical College for many years until her retirement. Maud and Charles served as Methodist missionaries to Sironcha, India, a remote forest area, for twenty years. Maud was a member of the New Albany United Methodist Church. She enjoyed traveling around the world especially trips to Northern Ireland and India. Surviving are: her cousins, Marguerite Shumway and her husband Thurston, of Harveys Lake, Pa., Harvey Rettberg Sr. and his wife, Sadie of Greenville, S.C.; a brother-in-law, George Craig of Belfast, Northern Ireland; special friends, Rev. James Donahoo and Jane Donahoo of Sayre, Daniel Allen of Evergreen, Pa. A special thanks to Maud's caregivers Margaret Allen, Joyce Kipp and Charlene Roberts. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday May 6, 2010 at the New Albany United Methodist Church with the Rev. Sandy Brant, pastor, officiating. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the church. Interment will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery, Albany Twp., Pa. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the New Albany United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 19, New Albany, PA 18833 in Maud M. Reynolds memory. Arrangements are under the direction of the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda, Pa. May 03, 2010, Towanda Daily Review.
HIBBARD Inez L. Vargason
Inez L. Vargason, 77, New Albany, died Thursday, Sept. 17, 1987, at Memorial Hospital in Towanda. Born Feb 24, 1910, in Albany Township (Bradford County), she was a daughter of the late Joseph L. and Emma Jane Woolsey Hibbard. A lifetime resident of the New Albany and Evergreen areas, she was a member of the Evergreen Christian Church and also the New Albany Community Club. She had retired in 1975 from Rynveld Wreath Factory. She also had been an Avon Cosmetic representative for the last 17 years. She had cared for many elderly people for many years in the New Albany area. Surviving are two daughters: Mrs. Wanda Dunham and Mrs. Dolores Peterson; a son, Terry Vargason; ten grandchildren and seven greatgrandchildren. Funeral services will held Sat. at 3 p.m. in the Evergreen Christian Church with Rev. William Lewis, her pastor officiating. Interment will be in the Evergreen Cemetery. Friends may call at Evergreen Christian Church on Saturday from 2 p.m. until time of service. (Daily Review, Towanda, Pa., Friday, September, 18, 1987)
HIBBARD Ira Hibbard
Ira Hibbard, formerly of Evergreen, died at his home 123 Main street, Athens, Friday morning, Jan. 9, at 1:30 o’clock. Mr. Hibbard had been in ill health for several months and died of a heart attack. He is survived by his wife, Nina, and six children; Doris, Eric and Arthur at home, Mrs. Gerald Finger of Saugerties, N. Y., Chapman of Detroit, Mich., and Lloyd of Binghamton. Friends, relatives and loved ones are greatly saddened at his death.The funeral will be held Monday afternoon, Jan. 12, at 12 o’clock at the home and at 2 o’clock at the Evergreen Christian church. Interment will be in the Evergreen cemetery. (Daily Review, Towanda, Pa., Jan, 16, 1942)
HIBBARD Orison Hibbard
Orison Hibbard died at the home of his son, C. A. Hibbard in Evergreen, May 22 of cancer. Deceased was born in Standing Stone, March 27, 1818, where he lived until the age of ten years, when he came to Evergreen with his father, Henry Hibbard, which place has since been his home. Four sons—C. A., H. A. Hibbard, J. B. Hibbard, Evergreen, and L. E. Hibbard of Overton; and four daughters—Mrs. Arvilla Saben, Mrs. Olive Westbrook, Mrs. Flora Terry, Evergreen, and Mrs. Mary Terry, Monroeton, besides 31 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren are left to mourn his death. Funeral services were held at the Evergreen Christian church, of which he was a faithful member, services being conducted by Rev. A. B. Kendall. Interment in the Evergreen cemetery, beside his wife, Lucy M., who departed this life May 17, 1889. (The Bradford Star, Towanda, Pa., June 1899)
HIBBARD Otis Hibbard
Powell Man Killed in Farm Accident- Otis Hibbard, 55, of Powell was fatally injured in a farm accident Tuesday afternoon. Bradford County Coroner Gordon Farr said Hibbard died of a crushed chest and back injuries when he backed a tractor and manure spreader into a barn cleaner shed on the Gerald Arnold farm and was impaled on an elevator. Death was instantaneous said Farr, who pronounced the veteran farmhand dead at the scene. The coroner said Hibbard was found at about 2:10 by Mr. Arnold’s son, Jack. The accident was believed to have occurred at about 2 o’clock, according to Farr. The Arnold’s called the Monroeton fire company for assistance. Hibbard had worked for the Arnolds 16 years. Mr. Hibbard was born August 7, 1917, in Albany Twp., Bradford County, son of Prentice and Ada Dimmick Hibbard. He was a member of the Evergreen Christian Church and was a deacon and treasurer of the church. He held numerous offices in the church for a number of years. He was a member of the Child Evangelism Fellowship of Bradford County. Mr. Hibbard spent his entire life in Albany Township and Monroe Township. Friends in learning of Mr. Hibbard’s death, spoke of their high regard for him and called his death a loss to his community and church. Surviving are his wife, Dora Bloom Hibbard, two sons, Philip D and Gordon D.; two daughters, Myrna I and Myra J., all at home, a sister, Mrs. Helen Carpenter of Evergreen, two aunts, Mrs. Bertha Henderickson of Evergreen and Mrs. Gladys Hibbard of Milan; several nieces and nephews. The funeral will be held Friday at 1:30 p.m. at Evergreen Christian Church with the Rev. Laurence Thomas, his pastor officiating. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery.
HIBBARD Prentice Wilson Hibbard
Evergreen Man Dies At Age 76- Prentice Wilson Hibbard 76, of Evergreen (New Albany RD 2), died at his home Monday, July 1, 1963 during the early morning hours. Born March 8, 1887, at Evergreen, Bradford County, he was the son of Cheric and Mary Ferguson Hibbard. He was a farmer and school teacher for 15 years in Bradford and Susquehanna Counties. He was married to the former Ada Dimmick. Besides his widow, he is survived by one son, Otis, of Powell; one daughter, Mrs. Helen Carpenter, at home; a brother, Mason Hibbard of Athens RD 2, and seven grandchildren. Funeral Services will be held Thursday, July 4, at 2 p.m. from the Russell P. McHenry Funeral Home, 119 Carpenter St., Dushore, with the Rev. Charles F. Lunsford of the Evergreen Christian Church officiating. Interment will be in the Evergreen cemetery. (Daily Review, Towanda, PA, Wednesday, July 3, 1963)
HIBBARD Ronald David Hibbard
63, of North Rome, Pa. died Tuesday, April 29, 2008, at Memorial Hospital, Towanda, Pa. Ronald had been a resident of the Bradford County Manor in West Burlington Twp., Pa. for the past two months. Born Nov. 17, 1944 in Sayre, Pa., he was the son of the late Eric Hibbard and Aletha Bahr Hibbard. Ronald was a veteran of the Viet Nam Conflict having served in the US Army. He was employed by the Ingersoll-Rand Foundry in Athens, Pa. for over 20 years until declining health no longer permitted him to continue. In earlier years, Ronald enjoyed hunting, fishing and working in his garden. He loved reading and photography. He is survived by: four sisters, Dorothy Ann Hibbard of Sayre, Pa., June Hibbard of Hertford, N.C., Alice Mae Mower of Endicott, N.Y., Dale Breitenfeld of Aurora, Colo.; several nieces, nephews and cousins; very good friends, Pastor Kenneth and Ruth Crain. The funeral and committal service will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 3, 2008, at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda, Pa., with Pastor Kenneth Crain officiating. Towanda American Legion Post No. 42 will accord military honors Saturday evening at the funeral home. Interment will be on Monday in the Evergreen Cemetery, Albany Twp., Pa. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral service at the funeral home. The family suggests that memorial contributions may be directed to the Bradford County Manor Patient Activities Fund, RR 3 Box 322, Troy, Pa. 16947 or to the Windham Summit Bible Church in care of Kathy Gorsline, RR1 Box 268, Ulster, Pa. 18850 in Ronald David Hibbard's memory. - Towanda Daily Review, 1 May 2008
JENKINS Edward C. "Mike" Jenkins
Columbia Cross Roads, PA: Edward C. "Mike" Jenkins, Age 99, of 406 Wolcott Road, Columbia Cross Roads, PA died peacefully at home on Saturday, July 2, 2011. He was born June 11, 1912 in Springfield Township, PA son of the late Asa & Mary (Robertson) Jenkins. He and the late Dorothy E. (Baldwin) Jenkins were united in marriage on August 24, 1933 and celebrated 67 years together. Mike worked on the farm and later for Springfield Township Highway Department. He retired from PENDOT in 1978. Family and friends are invited to call on Tuesday, July 5, 2011 from 6 to 9 PM at the Vickery Funeral Home Inc, 110 West Main Street, Troy, PA and again on Wednesday, July 6, 2011 from 10 to 11 AM. Mike's funeral service will be held at the conclusion of calling hours 11 AM, Wednesday with Jody Kenyon of the Leona United Methodist Church officiating. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, Leona Road. Star Gazette – July 4, 2011
JENKINS Edward C. “Mike” Jenkins
age 99, of 406 Wolcott Road, Columbia Cross Roads, Pa., died peacefully at home on Saturday, July 2, 2011. He was born June 11, 1912 in Springfield Township, Pa., son of the late Asa and Mary (Robertson) Jenkins. He and the late Dorothy E. (Baldwin) Jenkins were united in marriage on August 24, 1933 and celebrated 67 years together. Mike worked on the farm and later for Springfield Township Highway Department. He retired from PENNDOT in 1978. Mike attended Leona Methodist Church and was a past member of the Big Pond Lions Club. He enjoyed the outdoors and had a favorite team of horses. Mike skidded logs with the team and worked with them for many years. His other interests included hunting deer, bear, squirrels and rabbits. Ed was a past recipient of the Outstanding Sportsman of the Year Award. Survivors include his sons and daughters-in-law, Thomas (Patricia) Jenkins of Rome, Pa., Richard (Georgia) Jenkins of East Troy, Pa., James and (Ruby Woodruff) Jenkins of Columbia Cross Roads, Pa., daughters and sons-in-law, Doris (Lewis) Morgan of Allegany, N.Y., Janet (Max) Morgan of Gillett, Pa., daughter-in-law, Carol Jenkins of Springfield, Pa., 19 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren, nine great-great-grandchildren, special caregivers, Rebecca Alumasa and Kimberly Ondaga, several nieces, nephews and friends. Mike was the last surviving of his five siblings and was also predeceased by his wife Dorothy in 2001 and his son, Michael Steven Jenkins. Family and friends are invited to call on Tuesday, July 5, 2011 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Vickery Funeral Home Inc, 110 West Main Street, Troy, Pa., and again on Wednesday, July 6, 2011 from 10 to 11 a.m. Mike’s funeral service will be held at the conclusion of calling hours 11 a.m., Wednesday with Jody Kenyon of the Leona United Methodist Church officiating. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, Leona Road. Memorials are directed to the Guthrie Hospice, RR 1 Box 154, Towanda, PA 18848, Leona Methodist Church, c/o Denise Feusner 900 Porter Road, Troy, PA, or Evergreen Cemetery, c/o Judy Thorpe, 1344 Leona, Road, Troy, PA 16947. Sayre Morning Times – July 5, 2011
KEENEY Charlotte M. Berkley
53 of New Albany, died Monday evening at Memorial Hospital, Towanda, following a lingering illness. She was born October 3, 1930, a daughter of the late Floyd E. and Myra S. Collins Keeney. She was a lifetime resident of the New Albany area and was a member of the Evergreen Christian Church. Surviving is her husband, Earl D. Berkley at home; two sons, Duane M. of Herrickville, Pa.; David L. of New Albany; one daughter, Mrs. Cheryl G. Berkley of New Albany; four sisters, Mrs. Ruth Hibbard of Bakersfield, California, Mrs. Marian Robinson, Mrs. Ivan (Amelia) Hatch and Mrs. Hollis (Jean) Herman, all of New Albany; two brothers, Lester F. Keeney of New Albany, Howard S. Keeney of Spring Hill and one granddaughter. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. in the Russell P. McHenry Funeral Home in Dushore, with the Rev. Lawrence Thomas, her pastor officiating. Interment will be in the Evergreen Cemetery, New Albany RD. (Daily Review, Towanda, PA., Wed. Oct 5, 1983)
LARUE J. KOBBE of Tunkhannock, died on Sunday Nov. 11, 2001, at the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. He was born in Sayre on April 26, 1953, son of Gertrude Robinson Kobbe of New Albany and the late LaRue J. Kobbe Sr. He was a graduate of Wyalusing High School, class of 1972, and worked for Procter and Gamble in Mehoopany for 21 years. He attended the Mehoopany Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by a nephew, Kevin Sutton. He is survived by his wife of 12 years Catherine East Kobbe; son and daughter-in-law, Jud and Jackie Kobbe, all of Tunkhannock, daughter and son-in-law, Tessa and Joe Pitchell of Phillipsburg; daughters, Laura Arnold of Tunkhannock and Paula Wright of Atlanta, Ga.; brothers, Lonnie Kobbe of Sayre, Pat Kobbe and Lester Kobbe, both of New Albany; sister, Wanda Sutton of Wyalusing; seven grandchildren; special addition to the family Will Faux of Tunkhannock; several aunts, uncles and cousins. Funeral service will be held on Friday, Nov. 16, at 11 a.m. at the Mehoopany Baptist Church, with Pastor Robbie Locke, pastor of the Mehoopany Baptist Church, Pastor Glen Spencer, pastor of the Vernon Baptist Church; and Pastor Larry Thomas, pastor of the South New Milford Baptist Church Interment will be at Evergreen Cemetery, New Era. Friends may call at the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc., 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock, on Thursday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. and at the Mehoopany Baptist church on Friday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. –Towanda Daily Review.
MILO KOBBE, age 77, died on Friday, Oct. 3, 2003, at Health Center of Windermere, in Orlando, Fla. He was born in Sullivan County and lived in Binghamton, N.Y. until moving to Clermont, Fla., in 2000. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was a member of the American Legion Post No. 1645 in Binghamton. He was employed by the Binghamton Brick Co. for 35 years, and Bowen Building Block for 11 years. He is survived by his wife, Norma; their five children; Allen and Barbara Kobbe of New Hartford, N.Y., Chery and Ray Badger of Groveland, Fla., Richard and Judy Kobbe of Ft. Pierce, Fla., Blanche and Doug Engates of Clemont, and Milo Jr. and Linda Kobbe of Hudson, Fla.; 13 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Leonard Kobbe of Overton; as well as several sisters-in-law and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by five brothers and one sister, all of Pennsylvania. A funeral service will be held on Sunday, Oct. 11, at noon in the Russell P. McHenry funeral Home, 119 Carpenter St., Dushore, with the Rev. Howard Carr, pastor officiating. Interment will follow in evergreen Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Vitas Hospice Charitable fund, 123 Southeast Third Ave., PNB 110, Miami, Fla. –Towanda Daily Review.
KOBBE –MYRTLE KEENEY, age 84, of New Albany, Pa., died Saturday, Sept. 26, 199, at Memorial Hospital in Towanda, Pa. Born Aug. 22, 1915, in Elkland Township, Sullivan County, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Edith Chapman Kobbe. Myrtle was a lifelong resident of the Bradford and Sullivan County area. Myrtle memberships included in Independent Baptist Church of Towanda; Widowed Persons Association and the AARP. Myrtle enjoyed time spent crafting and crocheting. In February 1990, was preceded in death by her husband, Lester Keeney. She left surviving a daughter and son-in-law, Charles and Marjorie McGroarty; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Leonard and Virginia Kobbe, John Kobbe and Dorothy Elsworth, Milo and Norma Kobbe; three sisters-in-law, Bertha Kobbe, Gertrude Kobbe and Frances Kobbe; grandchildren, Michael and Margaret (Peggy) McGroarty, Maureen Maynard, Mathew and Tina McGroarty and Edward and Michelle McGroarty; great-grandchildren, Josh and Karen McGroarty, Beau McGroarty, Dalton and Dylan Maynard, Lacey and Kira McGroarty; and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Sept. 29, 1999, at 2 p.m. in the Russell P. McHenry Funeral Home, 119 Carpenter St., Dushore, Pa. with the Rev. Donn Houser, pastor of the Independent Baptist Church, and the Rev. Michael Dodd, pastor of the Evergreen Christian Church, officiating. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery, New Albany, Pa. Friends and family may call on Tuesday evening, Sept. 28, 1999 at McHenry funeral Home in Dushore from 6 to 8 p.m. Memorials may be directed to the Independent Baptist Church, 109 Cherry St., Towanda, Pa. or the Evergreen Christian Church, RR, New Albany, Pa. in Mrs. Keeney’s memory. –Towanda Daily Review.
LEWIS –SHIRLEY K. ROSE, 78, formerly of Tioga, PA, passed away June 16, 2014 at the Cortland, NY Regional Medical Center. She was born November 8, 1935 in Wellsboro, PA, the daughter of Farrand & Kathryn Dean Lewis. Shirley is survived by her daughter & son-in-law, Peggy & Jerry McConnell of Freeville, NY; two grandchildren, Amanda (Chris) Navin of Belcamp, MD & Chris McConnell of Boston, MA. A private memorial service will be held at the Gary Wilston Funeral Home & Cremation Service. Burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Tioga, PA. –Elmira Star-Gazette 6/18/2014
GARY DEAN MORGAN, 54, New Albany, PA, died unexpectedly, July 8, 2003. Born on December 11, 1948 in Blossburg, Pa., he was the son of Melvin and Joyce Leighton Morgan. He moved from Shunk to the New Albany area ten years ago. On June 3, 1995, he married the former Susan Tollaksen from Lancaster. His hobbies were hunting, fishing, and he enjoyed his Harley Davidson. H e was a member of the National Rifle Association. Prior to his current employment at P&G he worked as a heavy equipment operator for Watsontown Brick; he also worked for Coal Works, Inc. of Mildred, PA; and drove truck for 15 years as an owner operator. Surviving are his wife, Susan Morgan, at home; children, Kelly (Nina) Morgan, North Carolina; Keri Boyd, Towanda, PA; step-sons, Thomas (Kendra) Tollaksen, Mehoopany, PA; Michael Donnelly at home; a step-daughter, Christine Donnelly, at home; brothers and sisters; Dewey Morgan, Muncy Valley, PA; David Morgan, Ogdensburg, PA; Karen O’Connor, Shunk, PA; Dawn Perry, Williamsport, PA; Jolene Morgan, Hughesville, PA; Cindy Gustin, Troy, PA; Sheila Minnick, Shunk, PA; a grandson, Nicholas Morgan; step-grandchildren, Abigail and Thomas Tollaksen, Alexis Fryer, Alexander Mosier and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Jul 12 in the Russell P. McHenry Funeral Home, Dushore, PA with the Rev. Herbert Eby, pastor of the Wheelerville Church, officiating. Interment followed in Evergreen Cemetery, New Albany, PA. –Canton Independent Sentinel.
REYNOLDS Rev. Dr. Charles Reynolds
The Rev. Dr. Charles Reynolds, 83, a well-known resident of Evergreen, New Albany RR 1, died early Thursday morning, Aug 30, 2007 at the skilled nursing unit of Memorial Hospital, Towanda. Born in Crossgar Village, Northern Ireland Jan. 4, 1924, he was the son of the late Robert Reynolds and Annie Anderson Reynolds. Charles joined the military service during World War II as a member of the Royal Air Force, which took him to the Indo-Burma theatre of operations. While serving with the Royal Air Force in India Charles met Maud Hibbard, a U.S. citizen, who was serving in India as a missionary and would later become his wife. The couple married in India on Aug 8, 1946, and they recently celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary. Charles and Maud came to the United States, where Charles completed undergraduate studies and received his baccalaureate degree at Adrian College in Michigan. He received his bachelor of divinity degree from Drew University School of Theology in New Jersey and later was honored with an honorary doctorate of divinity degree from Asbury Theological Seminary in Asbury, Ky. After ordination as a minister in the Methodist church Charles and his wife served as missionaries to Sironcha, India, a remote forest area, for 20 years. Charles and Maud returned to the U.S., where Charles served as pastor of the United Methodist Church in Attleboro, Mass. The couple subsequently moved to New York City when Charles accepted the position as executive director of the American board of the Ludhiana Christian Medical College, which he held until his retirement. Charles and Maud continued to make their annual visits to India, with their last trip taking place in Feb. 2007. In 1995 Charles was honored by Queen Elizabeth II by appointment as OBE, and in 1998 he was honored with the award of a “Talwar” (Sword of Honour) by the citizens of Ludhiana for his 40 years of support to the Ludhiana Christian Medical College. Charles was very proud of his U.S. citizenship, which he received in May 2007. Charles is survived by: his loving, devoted wife, Maud Hibbard Reynolds; a brother, Tommy Reynolds, of Norwich, England; a sister Myrtle Craig, of Northern Ireland; several nieces, nephews, and cousins; and many good friends. Friends may call Monday, Sept. 3, 2007 from 6-8 p.m. at Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda. The funeral service will be held Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2007 at 11 a.m. at Christ Episcopal Church, 1 Main St., Towanda, with the Rev. Maureen Hipple, rector, officiating. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, Albany Twp. Memorial contributions are requested to be directed to New Albany Parish, PO Box 19, New Albany, PA 18833, or to Christ Episcopal Church, 1 Main St., Towanda, PA 18848, or to the Reynolds Medium English School in Sironcha, India in care of the Rev. James Donahoo, 410 Lincoln St., Sayre, PA 18840, in the Rev. Dr. Charles Reynolds memory. (Aug 31, 2007, Morning Times, Sayre PA)
ROBINSON George L. Robinson
age 88, of Evergreen, Pa., died on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, at the Towanda Memorial Hospital, Towanda, Pa. George was born and raised on his family's farm in Evergreen, Pa., on June 2, 1925, a son of the late Harland and Maude Allen Robinson. He married the former Lucille Kobbe of Evergreen, Pa., on March 4, 1950, having recently celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary. He graduated from the New Albany High School with the class of 1943. After school he continued working on the family farm for the rest of his life. George was also a truck driver for over 25 years for the Browning Oil Company of New Albany. George was a member of the Moxie Community Church. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. He loved being outdoors and puttering around on the farm. Surviving are his spouse, Lucille, at home; two sons, David (Terry) Larrabee of Stafford, Va., and Raymond (Ann) Robinson of Evergreen, Pa.; daughter-in-law, Debra Robinson of Evergreen, Pa.; sisters, Vida Williams and Martine Kipp, both of New Albany; and eight grandchildren, Michael, Daniel, Blaine, John, Jill, Jake, Heather and Tracie; 11 great grandchildren, Cody, Luke, Ashlee, Logan, Taylor, Elle, Aaron, Mikie, Kaylee, Leela and Colton. He was predeceased by a son, Leroy G. Robinson, on July 3, 2012; a grandson, Richard Robinson in 1995; a brother, Harland (Bub) Robinson in 1986; and sister, Gertrude Kobbe in 2010; and his faithful Belgian horse, King. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 11, at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 1 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing, PA 18853, with Pastor Mike MacWhinnie, of Moxie Community Church, officiating. Interment will be in the Evergreen Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday and 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Wednesday at the Homer Funeral Home in Wyalusing. The family will provide the flowers and asks that memorial contributions be directed in George's name to the Moxie Community Church, 391 Benjamin Road, Wyalusing, PA 18853. Towanda Daily Review – September 10, 2013
ROBINSON Gertrude Marie Kobbe
83, of New Albany, Pa., died on Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010, at the Robert Packer Hospital of Sayre, Pa. Gertrude was born in Albany Township, Evergreen, Pa., on Dec. 3, 1926, a daughter of the late Harland and Maud Allen Robinson. She was a graduate of New Albany High School, Class of 1945. On June 30, 1945 she married the late LaRue (Tom) Kobbe. He preceded her in death in 1984. She worked for many years at the Rynveld's Son Inc., in New Albany until her retirement. She is survived by daughter, Wanda Sutton, of Camptown; by sons, La Mont (Pat) Kobbe, Lester (Punk) Kobbe and Wanda Spencer of New Albany; two daughters-in-law, Maxine Kobbe of Silver Spring, Md., and Cathy Kobbe of Tunkhannock, Pa.; by brother, George (Lucille) Robinson; by sisters, Martine Kipp and Vida Williams, all of New Albany, Pa.; by six grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren, five step grandchildren, and 12 step great-grandchildren; by ex-daughter-in-law, Jan Hunt, of Florida; and by several nieces, nephews, and cousins. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents Harland and Maud (Allen) Robinson; by a son, Lonnie La Rue; by grandsons, Kevin Sutton and Gary Kobbe; by a brother, Harland (Bub) Robinson; and by a son-in-law, Fred Sutton. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 16, in the Russell P. McHenry Funeral Home, 119 Carpenter St., Dushore, Pa., with Rev. Dennis Fox and Rev. Larry Thomas officiating. A viewing will be held from 11 a.m. until the time of funeral service in the funeral home. Interment will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery, New Albany, Pa. - Towanda Daily Review, October 15, 2010
ROBINSON Harland L. “Bub” Robinson Jr.
47 of Evergreen (New Albany RD 1) died Sunday morning at the Robert Packer Hospital, following a brief illness. Born January 4, 1939 in Evergreen, he was the son of the late Harland L. and Maude Allen Robinson, Sr. A lifetime resident of Evergreen, he married Sally Brainard in Towanda on June 9, 1954. He had worked for over 25 years as a logger ad was an avid hunter. He was well known as a musician throughout the area. He and his band “The Swingin’ Strangers” played country music throughout the area and had recorded four single records. He was a member of the Penn York Country Music Club, having served as its president for one year. Bub helped with numerous benefit shows and was one of the original founders of the Easter Seals Society Radio-thon. He also received the “Brace for an Ace” award from the society in 1972. Other memberships include the New Albany Volunteer Fire Department, where he served as a president for two years, and the Evergreen Christian Church, where he sang Gospel music for the last eight years. He is survived by his wife, Sally Brainard Robinson, at home; a daughter and son-in-law, David and Kathy Teel; son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Harlan (Tom) Robinson III; daughter and son-in-law, Mundi and Mona Serafini; son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Kyle Robinson; brother and sister-in-law, George and Lucille Robinson; sister and brother-in-law, Leo and Martine Kipp; sisters; Mrs. Gertrude Kobbe and Mrs. Vida Williams; five granddaughters; one grandson; one step grandson; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and many friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Harland Robinson, Sr., in January 1973, and his mother Maude Allen Robinson on March 30, 1986. Funeral service will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the Russell P. McHenry Funeral Home, 119 Carpenter St., Dushore, with Pastor Larry Thomas and Pastor William Lewis, his pastors, officiating. Interment will be in the Evergreen Cemetery. Friends may call at the McHenry Funeral Home, Dushore, Tuesday 7-9 p.m. Memorials may also be sent to the Evergreen Christian Church or the New Albany Volunteer Fire Company. (Daily Review, Towanda, Pa., Monday, May 19, 1986)
ROBINSON Harland L. "Tommy" Robinson III
age 51, of Wyalusing, Pa., went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, Aug. 24, 2007, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born on April 20, 1956, in Sayre, Pa., a son of the late Harland L. Robinson II and Sally Brainard Robinson. Tom was a graduate of Wyalusing Valley High School Class of 1974. In his younger years, he played in a band with his father known as the Swinging Strangers. On Jan. 26, 1985, he married Yvonne Gardner in the North Orwell Christian Church. He was an owner and operator of Robinson Brothers Excavating, engaged in logging and excavation. He had attended the Herrickville Wesleyan Church. He was a member of the Towanda Gun Club, the Monroeton Gun Club and the Black Walnut American Legion. Tommy was an avid Dale Earnhardt fan. He enjoyed golfing, and loved his 1967 Pontiac Lemans. He loved music, and had provided music for many weddings and church functions. He particularly took pleasure in time spent with his family and friends. Tommy was an honorary chairperson of this year's local American Cancer Society Walk-A-Thon. He and Yvonne provided entertainment for other Walk-A-Thons. Surviving are his wife, Yvonne Robinson, at home; his mother and husband, Sally and Charlie Haverly; his daughter, Shanna (Derek Fuller) Heeman of Wyalusing; a son, Douglas (Angela) Otis of Eagle River, Alaska; his grandchildren, Tori Robinson Heeman, Lance Heeman, Lyndi Heeman, and Ashley, Samantha, Louren, and Justin Otis; very special friends, Tim Winters and Lori Barr; his sisters and brothers, Kathy and David Teel of New Albany, Mona and Mondi Serafini of Dushore, Pa., and Kyle and Suzanne Robinson of Wyalusing; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Harland "Bub" Robinson II, and by a son-in-law, Lindy Heeman Jr. Friends and family are invited to call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 27, at the McHenry Funeral Home, 106 Church St., Wyalusing. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 28, in the Evergreen Christian Church, with the Rev. Jason Laudermilch, pastor of the Herrickville Wesleyan Church; Pastor Larry Thomas; and Pastor Chris Gardner officiating. Interment will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery. Submitted by Carol Hoose Brotzman
ROBINSON Leroy G. Robinson
58, of (Evergreen), New Albany, died as the result of a farming accident, on Tuesday evening, July 3, 2012 at the family farm. Leroy was born on June 25, 1954 a son of George and Lucille Kobbe Robinson in Sayre. He worked their family farm after school and has worked as a truck driver for Formula One Feeds for the last 25 years, and continued to work the farm, one of his greatest loves. Leroy married the former Debra Tourscher on June 21, 1980 and celebrated 32 years of marriage. The family and farming were his greatest joys in life, and he loved being outdoors. Leroy is survived by his wife Debra at home; three children, John Robinson of New Albany, Jill and Charlie Deubler of Mehoopany, and Jacob "Jake" Robinson of Evergreen; two brothers, David Larrabee and Ray and Ann Robinson; and six grandchildren Logan, Taylor, Mikie Compton, Kaylee, an unborn grand-daughter Lela and Colton. A viewing will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. on Sunday, July 8, 2012 in the Russell P. McHenry Funeral Home, 119 Carpenter St., Dushore. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday July 9, at the Evergreen Christian Church, of Evergreen, New Albany with Pastor Michael Dodd and Pastor Harold Carr of the Moxie Church presiding. Interment will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the Dushore Ambulance Association, P.O. Box, Dushore, PA 18614 in Leroy's memory. Towanda Daily Review – July 6, 2012
ROBINSON Richard Leroy Robinson
20, of Albany Township, New Albany RR 2, died Wednesday, June 21, 1995. Born on Dec. 30, 1974, in Towanda, Pa, he was the son of LeRoy G. Robinson and Betty Franklin. He had attended Wyalusing Valley High School and the Moxie Community Church. Surviving are his parents: LeRoy and Deb Robinson, and Betty Franklin; three brothers: John Robinson, Jacob Robinson and Robert Finnerty; one sister, Jill Robinson; a son, Richard LeRoy Robinson Jr.; his finance, Nancy Compton; grandparents: George and Lucille Robinson, Freda Fraanklin and Jerry and Linda Tourscher; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 24, 1995, at 11 a.m. in the Moxie Community Church, with the Rev. Howard Carr, his pastor, officiating. Arrangements were made under the direction of the Russell P. McHenry Funeral Home, 119 Carpenter St., Dushore, Pa. (Daily Review, Towanda, PA, Friday, June 23, 1995)
TERRY Leona Terry
Evergreen Native Dies in Athens- Miss Leona M. Terry 59, of 108 Cherry Street, Athens, died Friday morning at 9:30 in the Robert Packer Hospital after a short illness. A native of Evergreen, she had resided in Athens for several years and was a member of the Church of God. Survivors are a twin brother, Leo Terry of New Orleans, La.; three brothers, Irvin Terry of Nichols, N. Y., Frank Terry and Carl Terry of Athens; several nieces and nephews. The body was taken to the Jenkins Funeral Home, 111 South Main Street, Athens, where friends may call this afternoon. Prayer services will be held at the funeral home Monday at 2:30 p.m. and funeral services will be at 2:30 in the Evergreen Church. Rev. Ernest E. Rhoads, pastor of the Church of God, Athens will officiate. Burial in Evergreen cemetery. (Newspaper unknown- Died March 4, 1949)
TERRY Pearl M Allen
Mrs. Pearl M. Allen, wife of Jay H. Allen and daughter of William and Mary Terry, died at her home in Terry township on Sunday, Nov. 17, and was buried at Evergreen on Wednesday, Nov. 20, having been married but one year, one month and 14 days. The deceased was born in Tazewell county, Ill, May 31, 1877, and when a mere child came to Albany township with her parents. She was a member of the Evergreen Christian church, a faithful and consistent worker in the Christian Endeavor, a canflding (this is what the article says) friend and devoted wife. Her seemingly untimely death has cast gloom over the entire community. Her husband, whose untiring efforts in her behalf, will be held in high esteem by a large number of sympathetic friends. Rev. John A. Blacklock pastor of the Evergreen Christian Church preached from the words: “For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.” Phil. 1:21. In an eloquent and forceful manner he portrayed the beautiful Christian life and characterized the deceased as one worthy of imitation. Flowers and other tokens of respect were so beautifully and artistically arranged as to call forth praise from all. (Unknown newspaper from 1907)
RICHARD THOMAS WILLIAMS age 69 of William’s Corners, Wilmot Township died Sunday, Feb. 27, 2000 at Memorial Hospital, Towanda, Pa. Richard was born March 30, 1930 in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. a son of Herbert R. and Eleanor Mae Thomas Williams. He began farming at the family farm in Wilmot and married the former Mary Ellen Gowan of New Albany, Pa. on June 11, 1949. He purchased the family farm in 1957 and also worked as a welder for the Cornell Manufacturing Co. of Laceyville, Pa. for several years. He worked on construction for many years as a welder and millwright. He worked on jobs in several states and on several large smokestack projects. Richard was a member of the Moxie Community Church and Millwright Local 261, Scranton, Pa. Surviving are his wife, Mary Ellen at home; two sons and daughters-in-law, Richard L. and Sue Williams of Sunman, Ind. And Keith R. and June Williams of Wyalusing, Pa.; daughter, Martha Charland of New Albany, Pa.; parents, Herbert and Eleanor Williams of Wilmot, Pa.; brothers and sisters-in-law, Herbert Russell and Helen Williams of Laceyville, Pa. and Kenneth Paul and Jane L. Williams of Wyalusing, Pa.; former daughter-in-law, Cathy Dunham Williams of Wilmot, Pa.; eight grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, March 1, 2000 at 1 p.m. at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 1 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing, Pa. with the Rev. Howard Carr, his pastor officiating. Interment will be in the Evergreen Cemetery, Evergreen, Pa. Friends may call at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, Wyalusing, Pa. on Tuesday, Feb. 29, 2000 from 7 to 9 p.m. Memorials are directed to the Dialysis Unit of the Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, Pa. or the Moxie Community Church Building Fund RR 2, Wyalusing, Pa. –Towanda Daily Review
WOOLSEY Emma Hibbard
Mrs. Emma Hibbard, wife of Leroy Hibbard of Evergreen, died yesterday afternoon at 1:30. Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the Evergreen church. Burial will be at Evergreen. (Daily Review, Towanda, Pa., March, 22, 1928)
YETTER Ella Yetter Hibbard
Mrs. Ella Yetter Hibbard, widow of the late H. A. Hibbard, of Evergreen, Albany Township, died at the home of her son, R. S. Hibbard, at 11:40 p.m. August 16. She leaves to mourn the loss of a loving mother the following children: Millard, of Binghamton, N. Y.; R. Spicer, of Evergreen; Gabriel of Dushore; Mrs. B. U. Corson of New Albany and Mrs. F. R. Schuh of Elmira. Five grandchildren also survive. The funeral services were held at the home of R. S. Hibbard at Evergreen at 2:30 o’clock yesterday afternoon and at the Christian Church of Evergreen at (? (could not read)) o’clock. (Daily Review, Towanda, Pa., Monday, August, 20, 1928)