Reading a series of obituaries from a single cemetery, as they are presented here, is like reading the multi-generational history of a community. These people were the local populace at a particular time. The people buried here knew each other, were neighbors, relatives and school mates. They attended church together and engaged in "trade" or business.
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GIGI K. KEITH
Gigi K. Keith, 33 of Troy, PA died Tuesday, October 18, 1994 as the result of an automobile accident. She was employed at Cooke's Pharmacy in Troy through high school and college. She was a graduate of Troy High School and Mansfield University. She was a pharmacy technician at Arnot-Ogden Medical Center in Elmira, NY. She is survived by her mother, Peggy Ann (Evans) Keith of Troy; father, Patrick J. Keith of San Antonio, TX; siblings, Michael and Janet Keith of Urbana, OH, Kerrin Keith of Williamsport, Dennis Keith of Williamsport, Daniel Keith of San Antonio and Casey Keith of San Antonio; and a niece, Shannon Keith of Williamsport. Memorial services were held at the Troy First Presbyterian Church on October 23 with the Rev. Debbie Blair and the Rev. Garry Zuber officiating and burial to be in Glenwood Cemetery. Arrangements were by the Vickery Funeral Home in Troy. Memorials may be directed to the Troy Ambulance Association, PO Box 13, Troy, PA 16947 or the Abuse and Rape Crisis Center, PO Box 186, Towanda, PA 18848. (TGR, Thursday, October 27, 1994)
KELLY –VERA (KELLY) BRUCE, 94, of Troy, PA, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at Twin Oakes Personal Care Home. She was the loving wife of the late George C. Bruce who passed away December 30, 2010. The couple married on July 20, 1940 and had 70 happy years together. Family and friends are welcome to call from 11 a.m. to Noon on Monday, July 28, 2014, at the Gerald W. Vickery Funeral Home Inc., 1093 West Main St., Troy, PA. The funeral service to honor Vera's life will be held at Noon on July 28th at the funeral home with her pastor, Rev. Richard Noggle, officiating. Private burial will be at the convenience of Vera's family in Glenwood Cemetery. Vera was born on October 5, 1919 in Leroy Township, Bradford County, PA, daughter of the late Servellon and Mabel (Smiley) Kelly. She was a 1937 graduate of Horseheads High School, and worked for 28 years as a Wire Inspector at GTE Sylvania until she retired in 1980. After she retired, Vera and George loved traveling around the country with their camper. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Troy, was a member of both the 25 Year Club and Women's Club at GTE Sylvania, was a member of the Troy American Legion's Ladies Auxiliary, and enjoyed making crafts. Vera is survived by her son, James L. (Gale) Bruce of Troy; her daughter, Sharon (Clyde) Castle of Fassett, PA; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren; her sisters, Jean Williamson of Salinis, CA and Sara (Carl) Schnautz of Horseheads, NY; her brother, Dean Kelly, also of Horseheads; along with several nieces and nephews. Vera was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, George; her son, William R. Bruce; her daughter, Carla McGonigal; her granddaughter, Kristi Isham and six brothers and sisters. Memorial contributions may be made in Vera's memory to Guthrie Hospice, 421 Tomahawk Rd., Towanda, PA, Towanda, PA or to the Alzheimer’s Association, Northeastern Pa Chapter, 57 North Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, PA. –Elmira Star-Gazette 7/25/2014
KELSOE Jobyna "Jo" (Kelsoe) Judson
Age 86 of Columbia Cross Roads, PA died Thursday, December 23, 2010, at Memorial Hospital Skilled Nursing Center in Towanda, PA. "Jo" was the wife of the late Wendell "Jud" Judson and celebrated 64 years together before his passing on August 6, 2010. Funeral services are private and under the direction of the Gerald W. Vickery, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc., 110 West Main Street, Troy, PA. Interment will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy, PA. The family will provide their own flowers and in lieu of them have asked to please provide a random act of kindness in "Jo's" memory during this Christmas Season. Jobyna was born on December 18, 1924 in Sherman, Texas daughter of the late Homer and Lola B. Kelsoe. She was a graduate of local schools. "Jo" married her loving husband, Wendell "Jud" Judson on December 1, 1945, whom she met in Texas while he was stationed there in the service. They resided in Columbia Cross Roads for many years and she found great comfort in gardening, refinishing furniture and seamstress work. "Jo" loved the lake but didn't really care for the water. She was a devoted homemaker and loved her family very much. She was a member of the Columbia Cross Roads United Methodist Church. Survivors include her son, Nicky Judson and friend Bonnie of Columbia Cross Roads, PA; a daughter, Patty Jo (Manny) Feijoo of Johnson City, NY; her grandchildren: Daren (Annette) Rexroad, Joseph, Jeremy, Jared, and Jordan Judson, and Ammie (Ricardo) Farraj Feijoo; great-grandchildren: Cooper, Brody, and Levi Rexroad, and Manuel Farraj Feijoo; her brothers, James (Nelda) Kelsoe and Jerry (Patsy) Kelsoe, all of Texas; a sister-in-law, Susie (Joey) Foust of Granville Summit, PA; and several nieces and nephews. Jobyna was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Wendell "Jud" Judson on August 6, 2010; and her daughter, Dixie Judson. Star Gazette - December 24, 2010
Austin C. KENDALL, 93, of Elmira, NY, formerly of troy, Pa died at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Elmira on October 24, 1998. Austin was born in Windfall, PA on February 25, 1905, the son of the late Cola and Martie Kendall. Austin was a life-long resident of Troy. Mr. Kendall was employed by North Penn Power, later known as Pennsylvania Electric Co., for 42 years, retiring as a sub-district supervisor in 1969. He was a charter member and past president of the Troy Lions Club; director and past president of the Troy Area Industrial Development Assn.; former member and president of the Troy Borough Council; past president of the Alparon Park Assn. and chairman of the Troy Community Swimming Pool construction and operating committee. Austin was also a member of the Windfall United Methodist Church; charter member and past director of the Wheel Inn Club; life member of the Red Run Gun Club and also served on the Citizens and Northern Board of Directors. Austin is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Marceil and Floyd Haight, RR 3, Troy, PA; son and daughter-in-law, Maurice and Phyllis Kendall, Apache Junction, AZ; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Schucker Kendall, in 1982; a daughter, Nancy E. Boyle, in 1997; son-in-law, Richard Boyle, in 19967; and a brother and sister-in-law, Louis and Mae Kendall. A private graveside service was to be held at Glenwood Cemetery in Troy with the Rev. Garry Zuber officiating. Arrangements were by the Vickery Funeral Home in Troy.
KENDALL Donald - Donald Todd Kendall, 56, Colebrook, N.H., and formerly of Medfield, MA, died in an explosion at the MDM Muzzleloaders-Black Mag manufacturing facility in Colebrook, NH, May 14, 2010. He was born Feb. 13, 1954, in Summit, NJ, the son of Clifford and Ruth (Parsons) Kendall. He was a graduate of Dover-Sherborn High School in Massachusetts. Surviving are: mother, Ruth P. Kendall, Glen Allen, VA.; brother and sister-in-law, James and Luba Kendall, Valley City, OH; and sisters Sherry Kendall, Glen Allen, VA., and Patricia Weber, Colorado Springs, Co; as well as nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his father, Clifford Kendall in 1994. Donald's wishes were to be cremated and be laid to rest in the Glenwood Cemetery in Troy, with his father and family members. A memorial celebration of his life will be held at a later date. Expressions of sympathy in memory of Mr. Kendall may be made to the Human Society of the United States, 2100 L Street NW, Washington, DC 20037. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Jenkins & Newman Funeral Home. – Canton Sentinel, May 21, 2010
KENDALL -Marceil HAIGHT (SRGP 65986), 69, of Troy RR 3 PA died at home April 14, 1999. She was born in Sylvania, PA on September 10, 1929, a daughter of the late Austin and Dorothy (Schucker) Kendall. Marceil was a member and treasurer of the East Troy Baptist Church. She was employed as an office manager for over twenty years for Dr. John Rushin of Canton, PA, retiring in 1992. Prior to working for Dr. Rushin, Marceil was a librarian at Troy Area High School. She enjoyed traveling and repairing bookbinding for libraries, churches and friends. Marceil is survived by her husband of 43 years, Floyd H. Haight of Troy, PA; children, Daniel E. (Elizabeth) Haight of Columbia Cross Road, PA, James R. (Beatrice) Haight of Cowlesville, NY, Richard A. Haight of Millerton, PA; Lois (Ronald) Seymour of Gillett, PA; 10 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren; brother, Maurice “Buzz” (Phyllis) Kendall, formerly of Canton, PA; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a sister, Nancy E. Boyle. Memorial services were held April 24 at the east Troy Baptist Church with the Rev. Garry Zuber officiating and burial to be in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy. Arrangements were by the Vickery Funeral Home in Troy. Contributions may be directed to the East Troy Baptist Church, RR 3, Troy, PA 16947 or the American Heart Association, 1704 Warren Ave., Williamsport (A 17701. Troy Gazette Register
KENDALL Robert R
On the afternoon of Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, Robert R. Kendall of Troy died quietly at Robert Packer Hospital with his family at his side. He was 89. Born in Canton Township on Jan. 25, 1923, he was the son of Floyd and Hattie (Chaapel) Kendall. At a young age, Bob's family moved to South Williamsport, where he graduated from South Williamsport High School with the class of 1942. While in high school, Bob served as drum major for the marching band, and was responsible for creating the school's Mountie logo. He served with the Army in World War II, and was married to the former Irene Wheeler of Canton. He owned the Pierce Insurance Agency as well as Kendall Real Estate for many years.
He is survived by his wife, Irene; his daughter, Susan (Jerry) May of Troy; sister, Pauline Watts of Canton; grandchildren, Rob (Jody) Spencer of Hanover, Mass., Rayna (Brock) Kitchen of Canton and Cara May of Troy; great-grandchildren, Cooper Kitchen, Isaiah May, Cole Spencer, Kendall Kitchen and McKenzie Spencer. He was preceded in death by his parents, Floyd and Hattie Kendall; brothers, Lawrence and Floyd Kendall; and sisters, Winogene Mallory, Harriet Spencer and Margaret Ameigh. Calling hours will be Saturday, Oct. 20, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Church of Christ (Disciples) of Canton. A celebration of Bob's life will be conducted at 7:30 p.m. with the Rev. David B. Morris and Pastor Bonnie Browning officiating. Interment will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy. Professional services have been entrusted to Morse & Kleese Funeral Home, Canton. Williamsport Sun Gazette – October 19, 2012
KENNEDY –MRS. ABIGAIL LUCKEY, widow of the late John B Luckey, died Thursday night at the home of her nephew Fred Davis in Columbia Township, aged eighty-six years. The funeral was held Saturday afternoon, the Rev. A. G Cameron officiated and burial was in Glenwood Cemetery. Mrs. Luckey had six step-sons, John, Frank, Charles of Troy, William of Grover, Eugene of Elmira, and George of Mosherville.
KENNEDY – DRUSILLA YOUNG, 86, of Center Street, Troy, Pa., died peacefully, with her family at her side, early on the morning of Aug. 28, 2006. Dru was born on Nov. 29, 1919, in Dawson, Pa., the daughter of the late James W. and Ethel Austin Kennedy. She was a graduate of Troy High School, Mansfield State Teachers College and Elmira College. Dru ran a kindergarten in her home in the late 1940s. In 1955, she became the teacher of the first kindergarten class at W.R. Croman Elementary in Troy, where she taught until her retirement in 1986. She was active as a Girl Scout and 4-H leader. In the 1960s she became a certified EMT and volunteered 11 years with the Troy Ambulance Association. As a literacy tutor she helped many local truckers prepare for their CDL exam. She was a member of the Troy Business and Professional Women's Organization, the Troy Civic Improvement Association and the Thursday Study Club, and was a past matron of the Maxwell Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star. She took pride in the fact that she and the late Sam Davey planted many of the trees in Troy. Dru had a lifelong excitement about learning new things, having adventures and sharing her experiences with others. She enjoyed travel, photography, quilting, knitting, Friday night discussions at Budd and Florence Mitchell's, genealogy, and gardening among many other interests. Dru was predeceased by her husband, Laurence G. Young, and beloved uncle and aunt, Elmer and Natalie Kennedy. She is survived by: her son, Ron Young of Troy; daughters, Sharon May of Canton and Nan (Dick) Allyn of Athens; grandson, J. Scott (Betsy) May of Canton; granddaughter, Carrie (Steve) Madigan of Emmaus, Pa.; great-grandsons, Brandon and Nicholas May, and Matthew and Zachary Madigan; brother, James C. (Cooky) Kennedy of Uniontown, Pa.; sisters, Janet (Glenn) Snyder of Jeannette, Pa., and Dr. Barbara Kennedy of Greensburg, Pa.; and many special nieces and nephews. At Dru's request a memorial service will be held at a later date to be announced. Interment will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy. The family suggests memorial contributions in Drusilla's name to the Bradford County Library, RR 3, Box 320, Troy, Pa.; Western Alliance Emergency Services, P.O. Box 13, Troy, Pa.; or the Bradford County Humane Society, PO Box 179, Ulster, Pa. Caring assistance is being provided by the Cooley Family of the Sutfin Funeral Chapel, 273 S. Main St., Nichols, N.Y. –Towanda Daily Review
KENNEDY - Eva Kennedy Thomas died at her home on the Canton road March 24th, 1919, of abdominal trouble, age 42 years. She is survived by her husband, sons; Lynn, 8 and William, 4 years old, her father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Kennedy of the Porter Road, and two sisters-Mrs. Clyde Seymour of Sylvania, and Mrs. Fred Kenyon of Farmers Valley. She had been in failing health for some time and bore her suffering with great patience. She was of a cheerful nature and a good neighbor, always ready to help those who needed assistance. Notwithstanding bad weather her funeral at the home on Friday was largely attended. The Rev. A. G. Cameron her pastor, officiated, and she was laid to rest in Glenwood cemetery. TGR 1919
KENNEDY – Elmer J. Kennedy, 89, of Horseheads, NY, formerly of Mansfield, died Tuesday, March 21, 1989 at the Bethany Manor in Horseheads. Born Aug. 26, 1899 in Troy, he was the son of Elmer and Minna Creighton Kennedy. He was a member of Westbrook Lodge #333, F. & AM in Nichols, NY, Zebulun Royal Arch Chapter #296 of Mansfield and the Coudersport Consistory. Mr. Kennedy served 14 years on the Mansfield Borough Council, with six years as president; was a former member and treasurer of Mansfield Lions Club; and managed the Mansfield A & P for 39 years. Preceding him in death was his wife, Natalie, in 1979. Surviving are two nieces. Friends may call at the Wilston Funeral Home in Mansfield Thursday, March 23, from 7-9 PM and Friday, March 24, from 10-11 AM. A Masonic service will be held at the funeral home Thursday at 8 PM. Funeral services will be held Friday, March 24 at 11 AM. The Rev. Rudolph VanderHiel will officiate. Burial will be made in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy. The family will provide flowers. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the Mansfield Firemen’s Ambulance Association.
ROY W. KENNEDY age 73 of Dunnellon, FL, Friday, July 16, 1993 in Munroe Regional Medical Center, Ocala, FL. He was a retired supervisor with the General Electric Corp. and was a native of Rutland, PA, formerly of Belfast, NY, since 1978. He was a member of the Methodist Faith. Mr. Kennedy was in business in the Troy, PA area. Surviving are his wife, Minnie Kennedy of Dunnellon, FL; daughter and son-in-law, Dawn and Don Caverly, Dunnellon, FL; brother, Earl S. Kennedy, Millerton, PA; 2 grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. No calling hours. A private funeral service for the family will be held at the Vickery Funeral Home, Troy, PA Wednesday, July 21, 1993 at 11:00 AM. Burial in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy, PA. –McKay Scrapbook
MRS. ANNA KENYON MAHOOD
Aged. 75, widow of James Mahood, died Friday, July 31, 1936 in the family home on Elmira Street. She had been in poor health for some time. Surviving are two daughters, the Misses Margaret Mahood, Troy and Mildred Mahood, Washington; a son, Joab K. Mahood, Troy; two sisters, Miss Minnie Kenyon and Mrs. C. B. Pomeroy both of Troy; and a granddaughter, Miss Marjorie J. Mahood, Troy. The funeral was held at the home Monday at 2 p.m. the James H. Carter officiating. Burial was in the family plot in Glenwood Cemetery.
KENYON Arthur- of Mariam, NY died Nov 15. He is survived by one daughter, Miss Jessie Kenyon of California; three brothers, George of Calif, John of New York City and Theodore of Troy, Pa.; two sisters, Mrs. Ada Ferry of Kingsport, Tenn. and Mrs. Julia Bennett of Buffalo. The body is being removed to the Soper Funeral home in Troy where services will be held Wednesday Dec 18, at 1:30 pm. Burial will be in the Glenwood Cemetery, Troy. Rev Owen Barrett officiating.
JAMES W. KENYON, 89, Troy Township, PA went home to be with the Lord, February 13, 2000 at Troy Community Hospital, Troy. Born on April 24, 1910 in Troy Township, he was the son of the late Horace J. and Lena D. (Kennedy) Kenyon. He was a life long farmer on the Kenyon Family Farm and a school bus driver for the Troy Area School District for over 25 years. Mr. Kenyon was a hard worker and built most of the buildings on his farm. He will be remembered as a kind and loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. Surviving are his sons; J. Richard (Shirley) Kenyon, Ronald (Bonnie) Kenyon, both of Troy; grandchildren, Jeff (Renee) Kenyon, Troy, Joey (Penny) Kenyon, Columbia Cross Roads, Jody (Angela) Kenyon, Troy, Janet (Calvin) Crandle, Troy, David (Patty) Kenyon, Middletown, PA, Bradley (Kitty) Kenyon, Canton, Lori (Michael) Morrison, Troy, Matt Kenyon, Troy, Kim (Larry) Ballard, Towanda, Chris (Missy) Kenyon, Troy; 16 great-grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren; nephew, John (Donna) Elsbree, Troy, great-nephew, Timmy Elsbree, Troy; brother-in-law, George Elsbree, Troy. He was predeceased by his wife, Ruby O. (Ross) Kenyon in 1992; infant daughter, Barbara Kenyon; son, Ralph Kenyon in 1987; great-grandson, Nicholas Kenyon; sister, Frances Elsbree in 1972; infant brother, Charles Kenyon. Funeral services were held February 16 from the First Baptist Church of Troy, with the Reverend Garry Zuber officiating. Interment was in the Glenwood Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be directed to the First Baptist Church of Troy, c/o Edna Jones, 99 Prospect Street, Troy, PA. Arrangements were under the direction of the Gerald W. Vickery, Jr., Funeral Home, Troy. –Towanda Daily Review.
James W. KENYON, age 89, of Troy Township, PA, died Sunday, February 13, 2000 at Troy Community Hospital, Troy, PA. He was born on April 24, 1910 in Troy Township, PA, the son of the late Horace J. and Lena D. (Kennedy) Kenyon. James was a life long farmer on the Kenyon Family Farm and a school bus driver for the Troy Area School district for over twenty-five years. James is survived by his sons, J. Richard (Shirley) Kenyon, Ronald (Bonnie) Kenyon both of Troy; grandchildren, Jeff (Renee) Kenyon of troy, PA, Joey (Penny) Kenyon of Columbia Cross Roads, PA, Jody (Angela) Kenyon of Troy, PA, Janet (Calvin) Crandle of Troy, PA, David (Patty) Kenyon of Middletown, PA, Bradley (Kitty) Kenyon of Canton, PA, Lori (Michael) Morrison of Troy, PA, Matt Kenyon of Troy, PA, Kim (Larry) Ballard of Towanda, PA, Chris (Missy) Kenyon to troy, PA; 16 grandchildren and three step-great-grandchildren; nephew, John (Donna) Elsbree of Troy and great-nephew, Timmy Elsbree of Troy, Brother-in-law, George Elsbree of Troy. He is predeceased by his wife Ruby O. (Ross) Kenyon in 1992; infant daughter, Barbara Kenyon; son Ralph Kenyon in 1987; great grandson Nicholas Kenyon; sister Frances Elsbree in 1972; infant brother Charles Kenyon. Funeral services were held at the First Baptist Church in Troy, Wednesday, February 16 at 1 following calling hours from 11 am Glenwood Cemetery. Troy. Arrangements were under the directions of the Vickery Funeral Home in Troy. Memorial contributions may be directed to the First Baptist Church of Troy, c/o Edna Jones, 99 Prospect St., Troy, PA 16947. “Troy Gazette-Register” Troy, PA Thursday, February 19, 2000
Bonnett, Mrs. Julia Kenyon-aged 70, died in Kenmore, NY Tuesday, Feb 22, 1949. She is survived by a sister, Mrs. Ada Terry, Kingsport, TN; three brothers, Theodore Kenyon, Springfield, George Kenyon, California, and John Kenyon, New York City. Services were held from the Soper and Vickery Funeral Home Friday afternoon, Feb 25. Rev. Owen Barrett officiating with burial in Glenwood cemetery, Troy.
KENYON Margaret -Mrs. Frank Burley.
Troy, Jan 5 - Mrs. Frank Burley died at her home in West Burlington Saturday morning, aged 53 years. She is survived by her husband one son, Lawrence, and a daughter, Esther, and three sisters, Mrs. James Mahood, Mrs. C. B. Pomeroy and Miss Minnie Kinyon, all of Troy. The funeral was held Monday afternoon at 1 o’clock from her late home and at 2 o’clock from the Methodist Church at West Burlington. Burial was in Glenwood cemetery. (Handwritten "1925")
RALPH KENYON, 38, of Troy RD 1 died Thursday, Sept. 22, 1988 at Troy Community Hospital. He was born Oct. 13, 1949 in Troy, Pa., the son of James and Ruby Ross Kenyon. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Troy. Mr. Kenyon was formerly employed at the Croman Elementary School, Troy, and he was the former owner of the Troy Janitorial Service. He is survived by his wife, Carol Bassett Kenyon; daughter, Kimberly, at home; son, Christopher at home; parents, James and Ruby Ross Kenyon of Troy RD 1; brothers and sisters-in-law, Richard and Shirley Kenyon of Troy RD 1, Ronald and Bonnie Kenyon of Troy RD 1; grandson, Ben Krise; granddaughter, Kimberly Bastion; uncle and aunt, George and Bertha Elsbree, Troy RD 1; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends are invited to call at the Vickery Funeral Home, Troy, on Sunday from 7-9 p.m. The funeral will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Garry Zuber officiating. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, troy. Memorials may be directed to the First Baptist Church of Troy. –Towanda Daily Review.
KEPNER Barbara E. Bourne
On Friday, May 27, 2011, Barbara E. (Kepner) Bourne, age 66, of Columbia Cross Roads, Pa., passed into the arms of her Lord very peacefully after many years of health problems, with her family by her side, at the Bradford County Manor, Troy, Pa. Barbara was born on March 22, 1945, in Sayre, Pa., a daughter of Paul and Lillian Kepner. She leaves her husband of 46-and-a-half years, Gerald L. Bourne. She was a friend to many; a very giving person of her talents. Barbara loved sewing and machine emroidery on her Bernida machine. She loved making candy and cookies to give to her many friends. Barbara was a secretary for West Burlington Township for nearly 36 years and loved doing bookwork on her computer. She babysat for many children and had been employed by Troy Lunch and the Stocking Factory in Troy, Pa. Barbara attended the Austinville Union Church. Barbara is survived by her husband, Gerald of Columbia Cross Roads, Pa.; a daughter and son-in-law, Robyn and Dwayne Rummings of South Williamsport, Pa.; a son and daughter-in-law, Ellery and Sabrina Bourne of Columbia Cross Roads, Pa.; four grandchildren, Brady Bourne, Brooklyn Bourne, Billy Rummings, and Heather Rummings; five brothers and sisters-in-law, Gary and Mary Kepner of Sayre, Pa., John and Lauren Kepner of Allentown, Pa., James and Rita Kepner of Sayre, Pa., Tom and Norma Kepner of North Carolina, Michael and Debbie Kepner of Lockwood, N.Y.; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Marilyn and Sam Renninger of Sayre, Pa., Kathy and Charles Henderson of New York, N.Y., Mary Alice Kepner of Athens, Pa.; aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. She was predeceased by her parents; a sister, Doris Merrick; and a brother, Paul Kepner. Family and friends are invited to call at the Austinville Union Church, Saturday, June 18, 2011, from 11 a.m. to noon. A memorial service will follow at noon at the church with the Rev. Kenneth Marple officiating. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Bradford County Library for Children’s Books, Troy, PA 16947 or the Troy High School Music Department, Troy, PA 16947. The Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory and Monuments, PC, 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, Pa., is assisting the family. Sayre Morning Times – May 31, 2011
GEORGE DONALD KESSLER, loving husband, father, and grandfather, passed away on Monday, July 9, 2018 at the Bradford County Manor at the age of 86. George was born November 23, 1931 to Herman and Florence (Griffiths) Kessler in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, the youngest of three children. George married Janet (Andrews) Kessler on September 3, 1955. Together, they raised four children and resided in Bowie, MD from 1963 until relocating to Pennsylvania in 1995. George is preceded in death by his father, mother and brothers William L. Kessler (Penny) and Herman R. Kessler, Jr. (June). Raised in Shickshinny, PA, George attended Shickshinny High School, and, upon graduation in 1949, enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. During his three-year career in the military, George developed the deep-rooted patriotism, honor, and commitment that would shape his life and, ultimately, his career path. It was here that George was introduced to Arabic and excelled in his mastery of the language. He also excelled on the Marine Corps football team, where he was affectionately known as “the brains of the football team”. George went on to attend Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA and graduated with a pre-law degree in 1957. He then began his 36-year career at the National Security Agency in Ft. Meade, Maryland as an intelligence analyst and Arabic linguist. George was proud to have served his country, but was even more proud of his family. His past-times included playing golf, working in his yard, reading, coaching youth football, and lecturing on college campuses. George is survived by his devoted wife of 62 years, Janet Kessler, sons Randy Kessler of Laurel, MD and Robert Kessler (Lynn) of Pittsfield, MA; daughters Allyson Bridgham (Michael) of Troy, PA and Kara McCoy (Jeffrey) of Severna Park, MD and grandchildren Luke Kessler (Rebecca), Weston Kessler, Lindsey Bridgham, Kelly Bridgham, Kyle McCoy and Connor McCoy. He is also survived by several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Family and friends are welcome to call from 9:00-10:00 AM on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at the Gerald W. Vickery, Jr. Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc. 1093 W. Main Street, Troy, PA 16947. The service to honor George’s life will be held at the conclusion of the viewing at 10:00 AM on Saturday, July 21st. Interment will immediately follow at Glenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association on his behalf. –Towanda Daily Review 7/11/2018
LARUE SIDNEY KILGORE, age 86, of Bradford County Manor, Troy, Pa., died Thursday, June 3, 2004 at Arnot Ogden Medical Center, Elmira. He was born November 4, 1917 in Coryland, Pa., the son of the late Lynn A. and Virla (Varney) Kilgore. LaRue was a World War II Army veteran and was a truck driver for over 30 years for H. W. Taynton Co. He was a member of Coryland Baptist Church, Clarence Oliver American Legion Post #154 Elmira Heights, N.Y., the Corning Consistory, a former member of the Loyal Order of the Moose, and was on the Board of the Teamsters Union. He is survived by; two daughters, Marilou and Gerald Fethers and Sandra L. and Merle Woodward, both of Gillett, Pa.; two sons, James and Carole Kilgore of Bluff Point, N.Y., and L. Kent and Sandy Kilgore of Middleport, N.Y.; grandchildren, Brian Swain, Lynne Durfee, Beth Ann Snavley, Tad Kilgore, Elizabeth Starkweather, Scott Kilgore, Dale Simons, Rogher Fethers, Jerry K. Fethers, David Fethers, and Linda Maiers; 20 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by: his parents; his wife, Joyce M. Kent; son, Dale B. Kilgore; grandson, LaRue James Kilgore; and brother, Melville Kilgore. Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial service in the Coryland Church, Hickory Road, Coryland, Pa., on Saturday, June 19, 2004 at 2 p.m. Captain Brian Swain will officiate. Memorials in LaRue’s name may be made to the Coryland Church, c/o Pastor Duane Johnson, RR#3 Box 38-C, Columbia Cross Roads, Pa. or the Bradford County Manor Memorial fund, RR#3 Box 322, Troy, PA. –Towanda Daily Review. (Buried Glenwood Cemetery, Troy.)
Lynn A. KILGORE, age 84 of Troy, Pa. on Saturday, August 9, 1975 at the Bradford County Manor. Friends may call at the Vickery Funeral Home in Troy on Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. Private funeral Tuesday 11 a.m., the Rev. Charles Root. Burial Glenwood Cemetery. Survived by wife Virla Varney Kilgore; sons, LaRue Kilgore of Elmira, N.Y., Melville Kilgore of Scotia, N.Y.; sisters Mrs. Berdina Noble of Troy RD and Mrs. Morris (Esther) Warner of Ft. Mills, S. C.; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was a member of Coryland Baptist Church; a life-long farmer in Coryland, Pa. Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Kilgore celebrated 62 years of marriage in October of 1974.
KILMER - SMITH Jean V. Age 81, formerly of Troy, PA, died Saturday, December 23, 2006, at St. Joseph's Hospital. She is survived by her children, Waldon (Barbara) Bailey of Towanda, PA, Leo (Marsha) Wills of Troy, PA, Rosemary (William) Miller of Mainesburg, PA, Sharon (William Bastian) Kelley of Pine Valley, NY, Gay Ann (Albert Quartucci) Bolt of Wellsboro, PA, Larry (Debra) Smith of Coryland, PA, and Elizabeth (Cliff) Roy of Mosherville, PA; three brothers, two sisters, 18 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira, on Thursday, December 28th, from 10 to 11 a.m. Her funeral and committal services will follow at 11 a.m. Interment will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy, PA, at the convenience of the family.
KINCH - PAGE, Mrs. Arian E. Age 72 of Troy, Pa. RD 1, at her home, Monday September 11, 1972. Friends may call at the Vickery Funeral Home, Troy, Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral and committal service will be held there Wednesday at 2 p.m. Rev. William Hicks. Burial in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy. Survived by her husband, Lyle; three daughters, Mrs. Duane (Anita) Fay of Columbia Cross Roads, Pa. RD 1, Mrs. Robert (Mary Lou) Packard of Granville Summit, Pa., Mrs. LaRue (Joan) Crandle of Troy, Pa. RD 1; 13 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was a member of the First Christian Church of Alba, Pa., where she taught Sunday School for 19 years. She was a member of Minnequa Grange; life-long resident of the Troy area. Daughter of Thomas & R Belle (Lyon) Kinch
KINCH - George E. Kinch -Aged sixty-eight and one of Troy Township’s best known men, died in his home on the Fall Brook road last Thursday, May 21st at 11:00 am, after three weeks of serious illness of pneumonia with complications. Born in Delhi, NY, Mr. Kinch spent many years in Canton, where he was in the hardware business for a time and for a long time was a resident of the Troy Community. He was Treasurer of the local Grange at the time of his death. His first wife was Miss Grace Fields, who died some years ago, and in 1921 he married Mrs. Henrietta Grace, who survives. The funeral was held at 3:00 pm last Saturday from the home, Rev. L. F. Basford officiating and burial was in the family plot in Glenwood Cemetery-Troy.
KING – NELLIE K. PHELPS, 90, of East Smithfield, PA die Tuesday, June 1, 1993. She was born February 16, 1903 in Sylvania, a daughter of Joseph and Alice Warden King. She was a member of the East Smithfield United Methodist Church, East Smithfield Garden Club and East Smithfield Rebekah Lodge. Mrs. Phelps was formerly a stenographer for attorney David Fanning. She was also employed with the S.R.U. School District for many years. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Addison and Lois Phelps of Marion, NY; a daughter, Jean Kinch of Columbia Cross Roads RR 2; daughter and son-in-law, Joann and Clifford Wittig of Stockholm, NJ; 10 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; sister, Annis Cheney of Phelps, NY; a sister-in-law, Ruth King of Phelps, NY; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Merritt B. Phelps in 1971 and a son-in-law, Leonard Ray King* in 1990. Funeral services were held at the Vickery Funeral Home in Troy on June 5 with the Rev. John C. Feaster officiating and burial to be in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy. Pallbearers were Frank Shortis, William Wittig, John Wittig, Frank Wittig, Lynn Kinch and Harry Phelps. Memorials may be sent to the East Smithfield Ambulance Association, East Smithfield, PA and the East Smithfield United Methodist Church. * Son-in-law should be Leonard Ray Kinch not King.–Canton Independent Sentinel
KINGSLAND –MRS. DORIS K. SLINGERLAND, 63 of 17 South Minnequa Avenue, Canton died unexpectedly early Monday evening, November 8, 1965. She had been in ill health for a number of years. She was born in Middlebury, Vt., July 17, 1902 the daughter of Albert W. Kingsland and Mary E. Downs Kingsland. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Canton. Survivors include her husband, Dr. L. E. Slingerland an osteopathic physician in Canton; one son, Dr. Stuart W. Slingerland a resident doctor in pediatrics at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City. A private funeral service will be held at the Ralph T. Kleese Funeral Home, Center Street, Canton, Thursday, November 11 at 2:00 p.m. Officiating will be the Rev. Robert H. Cauffman, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Canton. There will be no calling hours. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. The family will provide flowers. (Burial in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy) -Canton Independent Sentinel
KINNEY –MRS. ELSIE R. COMFORT, 82, of Canton, died Friday, October 21, 1966, at her home after an extended illness. She was a member of the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church here in Canton. Mrs. Comfort was a god-star mother who lost a son, Scott F., overseas in the First World War. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Katherine Scott, also of Canton; four sisters, Mrs. Walter Wood and Mrs. Frank Miller, both of Troy; Mrs. Carrie Decker, of Granville Summit R.D. 1, and Mrs. Jay Spencer, of Grover; a brother, Homer Kinney, of St. Petersburg, Fla.; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Prayer services will be held Monday at 1:30 p.m. at the Comfort home, with further services at 2 p.m. in the church. The rev. Anna W. German, her pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery at Troy. Friends may call at the home any time prior to the services. –Canton Independent Sentinel. (Parents: Isaac H. and Elizabeth Miller Kinney)
KINSMAN Milford L.
Age 78, of East Troy, PA, died Monday, July 2, 2007, at Troy Community Hospital. Family and friends are invited to call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, July 5, 2007, at the Gerald W. Vickery, Jr. Funeral Home, 110 W. Main Street, Troy, PA. Friends will also be received Friday from 12 to 1 p.m. at the East Troy Baptist Church where funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. with Reverend Gary Zuber officiating. Interment will follow in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy, PA.
MILFORD L. KINSMAN, 78 of East Troy, Pa., died Monday, July 2, 2007 at Troy Community Hospital following an extended illness. Family and friends are invited to call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, July 5, at the Gerald W. Vickery Jr. Funeral Home, 110 W. Main St., Troy, Pa. Friends will also be received from noon to 1 p.m. Friday at the East Troy Baptist Church, where funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Gary Zuber officiating. Interment will follow in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy. He was born in East Smithfield on Sept. 28, 1928, to Meredith and Myrtle Smith Kinsman. He was a 1946 graduate from Troy High school and went on to pursue a successful farming career along with his wife, Shirley, by his side. He was a member of the East Troy Baptist Church for 60 years, where he also served as trustee. He joined the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau in 1958 and held many leadership posts including county president, policy development chairman, information director, legislative committee chairman and as a member of the Dairy Committee. He served on the State Board of Directors from 1994 to 2001. He helped organize efforts to win passage of a number of pieces of legislation beneficial to agriculture. In 2002 he was the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau Distinguished Service to Agriculture honoree and the Bradford County DHIA Distinguished Dairyman Award. Milford was active as a director for Eastern Milk Producers Co-op, Master Farmer Association and the Pennsylvania State Grange. Milford and Shirley Greeno Kinsman were united in marriage on May 27, 1950, and just celebrated their 57th wedding anniversary. Milford is survived by his wife, Shirley; daughters, Pamela and Len Haseltine of Orland, Maine, Patricia and Leon Weitz of Trenton, N.J., Penny Kinsman of Horseheads, N.Y., and Pearl and Gerard Simonis of Litchfield, Pa.; sons, Glen and Lisa Marie Kinsman of Ulster, Pa., and Kim and Dorothy Kinsman of East Troy; 16 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sister, Avis Hartshorn of Phoenixville, Pa., sister-in-law, Dorothy and Ed Austin of East Troy; and brothers-in-law, Robert and Shirley Greenough of Big Pond, Pa., and Donald Sumner of Mifflinburg, Pa. He was predeceased by brothers, Duane and Donald Kinsman, sister, Yvonne and grandson Jacob Simonis. Contributions are directed to the East Troy Baptist Church; envelopes will be provided at the funeral home. –Towanda Daily Review 7/3/2007
KINTNER, Harry –(SRGP 06859) (1946) 79, of Troy died at Blossburg Hospital Thursday. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Allie Rumsey Kintner; one daughter, Miss Maude Kintner of Troy, a son William of Los Angeles; one grandchild, Mrs. Stella Kiefer of Paterson NJ; three brothers, George, Sam and Joseph, all of Towanda; three sisters, Mrs. Nellie Miller of Los Angeles, Mrs. Sarah Harris of San Diego, Calif and Mrs. Harriett Gray of Mississippi, and several nieces and nephews. The body is at Soper Funeral Home in Troy where services will be held Monday at 3 pm. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy. Rev. Arthur Morey will officiate.
MAUDE E. KINTNER (SRGP 22936)
Maude E. Kintner, 98, died Tuesday, April 9, 1991 at the Bradford County Manor. She was born June 13, 1892 in Armenia Township, the daughter of Harry and Allie Rumsey Kintner. She lived in the Troy area all her life. She was a member of the Golden Star Rebekah Lodge No. 462 for over 70 years and a member of the First United Methodist Church of Troy for over 75 years. She was also a member of the United Methodist Women, a member of the Armenia Women's Missionary Society, the Troy Area Senior Citizens and Troy BPW. She was a former member of the Troy Hospital Auxiliary. She is survived by a niece, Mrs. Henry (Stella) Kiefer of Houston, TX; a nephew, Paul Kiefer of Glastonbury, CT; lifelong friends, Ben and Betty Mitchell of Florida and Eugene and Eleanore Case of Troy. Funeral services were held April 12 at the Vickery Funeral Home in Troy with the Rev. K. Rahamat Khan officiating and burial to be in Glenwood Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the First United Methodist Church of Troy in care of Catherine Burnett, 450 Elmira St., Troy, PA 16947. (TGR, Thursday, April 18, 1991)
KIPP –ZILPHA M. KIPP CARNWRIGHT, 76. On the evening of Saturday, Nov. 30, 2002, longtime Canton resident Zilpha M. (Kipp) Carnwright died unexpectedly at home. She was 76 years of age. Born in New Albany on June 28, 1926, 1926, she was one of seven children in the family of Lewis and Sarah (Dickerman) Kipp. She was courted by a young Cantonian named E. Philip Carnwright, and in 1947 they were united in marriage. Together they resided in Canton, raising a son, and sharing 45 years until Philip’s passing in 1992. Zilpha was a friendly and cordial woman who enjoyed the company of others. Her cheerful smile and courteous demeanor were familiar sights at the old Ben Franklin Store in Canton, where she worked for many years. She had been an active volunteer every Election Day and every time the bloodmobile came to town, and could always be seen working at the Clothing Center. Likewise, whenever any church or organization needed fresh baked goods, Zilpha could be counted on to do her part. She also enjoyed knitting, especially baby garments. Zilpha was a woman of faith, and a longtime member of the Ward United Methodist Church. She was truly a family person, taking great pleasure in visits with her granddaughter and great-grandsons. She is survived by her son, Kenneth (and Marcy) Carnwright of Canton, granddaughter, Jennifer (and Jake) Cole of Burlington; great-grandsons Levi and Logan; sister Lela Hite of New Albany, as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband, Philip, brothers Emerson, Archie, John and Arthur, and sister Gladys Porter. Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, dec. 5, at 12 noon, at the Morse and Kleese funeral Home, 40 N. Center St., Canton, with the Rev. Dean Walrath, her pastor, officiating. Calling hours will be from 10 a.m. to noon at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy. –Towanda Daily Review.
KIPP Zilpha M. Kipp CARNWRIGHT, 76, longtime Canton, PA resident, died at home on Saturday, November 30, 2002. Born in New Albany on June 28, 1926 she was one of seven children in the family of Lewis and Sarah (Dickerman) Kipp. She worked at the Ben Franklin Store in Canton for many years and was a member of the Ward United Methodist church. She is survived by her son, Kenneth (Marcy) Carnwright of Canton, PA; granddaughter Jennifer (Jake) Cole of Burlington, PA; two great-grandchildren; sister, Lela Hite of New Albany; nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Philip in 1992; four brothers and a sister. Funeral services were held December 5 (12 noon) at the Morse and Kleese Funeral Home in Canton with the Rev. Dean Walrath officiating and internment to be in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy. TGR
ROBERT B. KISER
Robert Bernard Kiser, 66, of Troy, PA died Monday, October 28, 1996 at the Troy Community Hospital. He was born September 15, 1930 in Lapeer, MI, the son of the late Bernard and Adnar White Kiser. He grew up in Coryland, PA and graduated from Troy High School. He married Alda Kring Kiser and they moved to Fairfax, VA. While in Fairfax, Bob was superintendent of public works. After returning to Troy he served on the Troy Borough Council and helped start and build the Bradford County Museum. His hobbies were restoring antique furniture and woodworking. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Alda Kiser (398 East Main St., Troy); a daughter Diana Balzer of Amarillo, TX; sons and daughters-in-law, James and Susan Kiser of Harrisonburg, VA; David and Debra Kiser of Alexandria, VA; and Matt and Beth Kiser of Front Royal, VA; granddaughters, Keli Balzer, Erin Balzer and Christa Kiser; grandsons, J.D. Kiser, Matthew Kiser, Nathan Kiser, Zachary Kiser and Justin Appleton; brother and sister-in-law, John and Kathy Kiser of Cosby, TN; sister, Elizabeth of Arlington and Joyce; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held at the Vickery Funeral Home in Troy on October 31 with the Rev. Garry Zuber officiating and burial to be in Glenwood Cemetery. Pall bearers were to be Ralph Wilston, Bob Garrison, Larry Krug, Dale Palmer, Don Havens and Dave Gustin. Memorials may be directed to the Bradford County Farm Museum, in care of Marianne Everts, Farm Museum, Box 265, Troy, PA 16947. (TGR November 7, 1996)
KITTLE - McCLURE, Doris K. (Kittle)
Age 90 formerly of Troy, PA died
Sunday, May 16, 2010 at the Bradford County Manor. Doris was born December 1, 1919 in Granville Summit, PA, daughter of the late George and Ruby (Phillips) Kittle. She was a graduate of Troy High School and was employed in the office at McClure Motors in Troy and was a devoted mother and homemaker. She and the late Alfred W. McClure were married June 12, 1937. Doris was a member of the Troy First United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, Thursday Study Club, Stone Croft Ministries Bible Study, Alter Guild, Troy Senior Citizens and Troy Lion Ladies. She dedicated herself to decorating the United Methodist Church for all seasons. Doris also learned to type and read Braille, she volunteered at Martha Lloyd Community helping blind student with Braille. Her other interests included reading, crafting, sewing and quilting. She will be greatly missed by her loving family. Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Marla & Terry West of Granville Summit, PA, sons and daughter-in-law, Raymond & Julie McClure of Troy, PA and Ronald McClure of Columbia Cross Roads, PA, a sister, Fannie Ingerick of McPherson, KS, ten grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and cousins. Doris was predeceased by her parents, her loving husband Alfred W. McClure, three sisters, Millicent Burnham, Marjorie Rumsey, Jean Kennedy and a brother, Ward Kittle. Family and friends are invited to call from 1 to 2 PM Friday, May 21, 2010 at the Gerald W. Vickery, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc. 110 West Main Street, Troy, PA. Her service will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 2 PM with Reverend Garry Zuber officiating. Interment will follow in Glenwood Cemetery. Memorials are directed to the Troy Library, 115 Center Street, Troy, PA 16947, Bradford County Manor Activities Fund, RR 3 Box 322 Troy, PA, Guthrie Hospice RR1 Box 154, Towanda, PA 18848 or to the First United Methodist Church of Troy, 205 Redington Ave, Troy, PA.
Published in Star-Gazette from May 17 to May 18, 2010
MARY ELIZABETH KLINGER age 91, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 13, 2017 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Mary Elizabeth was born in Troy PA, daughter of Perry D. and Mary (Beechey) Klinger. In addition to her parents she was predeceased by her brother, Perry D. Klinger. Mary Elizabeth is survived by her cousin and lifelong friend Priscilla Bush of Elmira; sister-in-law, M. Jean Klinger of North Carolina; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Mary Elizabeth was a longtime member of the Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R.) and Riverside United Methodist Church. She was a registered nurse working for many years at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Family and friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, 502 W. Water St., Elmira on Saturday, February 18, 2017 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. A funeral service will follow at 5:00 p.m. Burial will be at Glenwood Cemetery in Troy PA. Those wishing may remember Mary Elizabeth with a donation to Riverside United Methodist Church, 559 Spaulding St., Elmira NY. –Elmira Star-Gazette 2/15/2017
KLINGER, PERRY D., Services for Perry D. Klinger, 84, Elmira, were held at Olthof Funeral Home with Rev. Charles Goddard officiating. Interment was in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy. Mr. Klinger has a summer home on Armenia Mtn. He died April 17, 1984. He was a member of Riverside United Methodist Church and a retired Prudential Insurance salesman. He is survived by a daughter, Mary E. Klinger of Elmira; son and daughter-in-law, Perry D. Jr. and Jean Klinger of Corning, NY. (TGR April 26, 1984)
Mr. Perry D. KLINGER, age 84, of 911 Grove St., Elmira Tuesday April 17, 1984 at Arnot Ogden Memorial Hospital. Friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, 1050 Penna. Ave., Wednesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. with funeral and committal service there at the conclusion of calling hours Wednesday evening. The Rev. Charles Goddard officiating. Interment Glenwood Cemetery, Troy, Pa. Survived by daughter Mary E. Klinger of Elmira; son and daughter-in-law Perry D. Jr and Jean Klinger of Corning, NY; 6 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren. Perry was a member of Riverside United Methodist Church and a retired Prudential Insurance Salesman with 36 years of service.
Sylvester O. KLINGER of Granville Summit, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 1960. Survived by wife, Mrs. Harriet Klinger; daughter, Mrs. Willard Smith of Wyalusing, sons, Rexford with the U. S. Army in France, Stuart of Bellot, Wis.; sister, Mrs. Foster Garrison of Troy; brother Perry of Elmira; six grandchildren. Body at Vickery Funeral Home, Troy. Funeral there Saturday at 2 p.m., the Rev. Glenn Dewey, Glenwood Cemetery, Troy.
KLOBUSNIK Betty JANE a. “b.J.” DUNBAR, AGE 56, OF RR 2, Troy, PA died Saturday, September 18, 1999 at Troy Community Hospital. B.J. was born on March 24, 1943 in Erie, PA, a daughter of the late Steve and Agnes (Kuzuma) Klobusnik. B.J. was a 1961 graduate of Northwestern High school, Albion, PA. She graduated from Edinboro University in 1965, and was a school teacher for 33 years. She taught at the Troy Middle School for 25 years and later she did Instructional and Support teaching. After her retirement she was a curriculum consultant in the Troy, Canton and Towanda are school districts. She also assisted with financial investment planning with G. Richard Morris os Summit Brokerage Services Inc. B. J. attended the Church of Christ (Disciples of Christ) in Canton, PA and also attended East Troy Baptist Church. She was past president of the Troy Community Hospital Auxiliary, past president of Troy Area Education Association and past president of the Troy BPW. B.J. was a member of the Pennsylvania State Education Association and a member of the National Education Association. In addition to her husband of almost 32 years, Ronald E. “Ron” Dunbar at home she is survived by her mother-in-law, Julia Dunbar of East Troy; sister-in-law, Deloris Klobusnik of Cranesville, PA; step-sister-in-law Virginia (Galen) may of Troy, PA; special friends Marshall and Kay McNeal of Troy, PA. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, James Klobusnik. Services were held at the Vickery Funeral Home in Troy on September 21 with the Rev. David B. Morris officiating and the Rev. Garry Zuber assisting Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy, PA. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Betty Jane Dunbar memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Linda Everts, Troy Area School District, PO Box 67, Troy, PA 16947.
Albert LaRue KNIGHTS, age 80, of Troy, PA died on February 28, 1999 in Florida. He was born on June 9, 1918 in Troy, PA, a son of the late Meade and Marguerite (Henderson) Knights. LaRue was a diary farmer and a rural letter carrier at Troy Post Office for many years. He and his wife the former Alma Munsey, would have celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on April 9, 1999l LaRue was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Troy. He was a 50-year member of the Trojan Masonic Lodge #306 F & AM and was past high priest of Troy Royal Arch Chapter #261. LaRue was also a member of the Ancient and accepted Scottish Rite, Valley of Towanda and Williamsport Consistory 32nd degree, Irem Temple Shrine and the Cashmere Grotto in Elmira, NY. He was member of the Troy Grange and was actively involved with the 4-H Horse Clubs. He is survived by his wife, Alma C. (Munsey) Knights of Troy, PA; daughter, Virginia (Robert) Jordan of Elmira, NY; sons, Howard (Cathy) Knights of warren, PA, Lynn Knights of Troy, Pa; grandchildren Gary and Ryan Jordan of Elmira, Angela McFall and Andrea Knights, both of Troy, Tammi Smith of Daggett, PA; great-grandson, Jonathon McFall of troy, Pa; several nephews; one niece; sister-in-law, Beverly Knights of Troy, PA. LaRue is predeceased by a sister, Freida Knights; brother, Everett Knights; daughter-in-law, Debbie Knights. Funeral services were held March 5 at the Vickery Funeral Home in Troy with the Rev. Dr. Brian T. Hislop officiating and interment to be in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy, PA. memorials may be directed to the Trojan Masonic Lodge #306 F & AM, c/o Paul Starkey, 240 Canton St., Troy, PA 16947 Troy Gazette Register
EVERETT F. KNIGHTS
Everett F. Knights, 68, of Troy RR 2, PA died Saturday, September 24, 1994 while on a fishing trip in Cape May, NJ. He was born January 22, 1926, the son of Meade and Marguerite Henderson Knights. He was a truck driver for 34 years for Economie Laboratories, Troy Dairy and Taynton's. He was a member of Trojan Masonic Lodge No. 306 F&AM and the Wheel Inn Club. Mr. Knight is survived by his wife of 48 years, Beverly Mason Knights; sons and daughters-in-law, Alan and Pat Knights of Troy RR 2 and Timothy and Kelly Knights of Caton, NY; grandchildren, Tom Knights and his wife, Jody Knights of Butler, PA, Christy Knights of Chevy Case, MD, Jason Herrick of Canton, NY and Brittany Knights of Canton, NY; brother and sister-in-law, LaRue and Alma Knights of Troy; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Betty Mason of Falls Church, VA, Louise Van Veghten of Troy, Mary May of Gillett, Ronald and Margaret Wood of Gillett and Max and Dorondo Hoose of Gillett; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a daughter, Lissa Jean Knights, in 1953. Funeral services were held at the Vickery Funeral Home in Troy on Wednesday, September 28 (11 am) with the Rev. Garry Zuber officiating and burial to be in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy. Memorials may be made to the Kidney Foundation, the Bradford/Sullivan County Lions Eye Bank or the charity of one's choice. (TGR, Thursday, September 29, 1994)
KNIGHTS - Lloyd Knights Expires At Home of Grandparents.
Lloyd Knights, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Knights, who at the athletic meet in 1911, made a new state record as a hammer thrower, expired last Friday at 1:30 o’clock at the home of his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Knights, near this boro, aged 19 years, 11 months and 13 days. The cause of his death was consumption of the lungs. He had a slight hemorrhage last Thanksgiving. His physician advised abstinence from violet exertion, and this advice was heeded until February, when after gaining fifteen pounds in weight he began practice for the spring athletic activities. A second more profuse hemorrhage was followed by steady decline. Following a full course in Troy High School, Young Knights entered State College last fall for the study of fruit growing, a subject in which he was much interested. There as here his manly qualities appealed to all and he had a host of friends. Two or three weeks ago his wish was gratified to be taken to the home of his grandparents, which was also his birthplace. There the end came. The largely attended funeral at the home of his parents at 1 Monday afternoon, was conducted by the Rev. P. S. Calvin, of the Baptist church. The floral offerings were numerous and beautiful. Interment was in Glenwood cemetery. TGR 1912
KNIGHTS Lynn E. - Lynn E. Knights, 57, of Troy, Pa., died accidentally on July 5, 2010, in Briggs Creek, Ore., due to an ATV accident. He was the loving husband of the late Debra L. (Barnes) Knights who died on Feb. 8, 1979. The couple married on Feb. 9, 1976. Lynn was born on Sept. 19, 1952, in Troy, Pa., son of the late Albert LaRue and Alma G. (Munsey) Knights. He was a U.S. Army veteran and after was a driver for several trucking companies, retiring from Lott Trucking in Ithaca, N.Y. in 2008. After retiring, Lynn lived his passion of gold mining and prospecting in Northern California and Southern Oregon. He was Presbyterian by faith. Lynn is survived by: his daughters, Angela (Glen Willow) McFall of Canton, Pa., and Andrea Michelle Knights of Sayre, Pa.; his grandchildren, Jonathan McFall, Nicholas Willow, Aley Willow, Nina Jones, Jaiden Jones and Aliya Cole; his brother, Howard (Cathy) Knights of Warren, Pa.; and his sister, Virginia (Robert) Jordan of Elmira, N.Y.; and several nieces and nephews. Lynn was preceded in death by his parents and his wife Debra. Family and friends are welcome to call from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, July 15, 2010 at the Gerald W. Vickery Jr. Funeral Home Inc., 110 W. Main St., Troy, Pa. The funeral service to honor Lynn's life will be held at 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 15, at the funeral home with Rev. Garry Zuber of the First Baptist Church of Troy officiating. Burial will be at the convenience of Lynn's family. There will be a time of food and fellowship with the family at noon on Friday, July 16, 2010 at the Troy Vets Club, 1 Veterans Drive, Troy, Pa. - Towanda Daily Review, July 13, 2010
KNOWLES Julia - Mrs. Julia Conrad.
Mrs. Julia Conrad was born in Germany, April 25, 1845, and died at her home in Troy, Saturday, June 5, 1915, after an illness of about six months. Mrs. Conrad came to this country with her parents when she was ll, and lived near Williamsport for a number of years, when she came to Troy which had since been her home. Her husband was the late Jacob Conray. A son survives, Charles A., of Troy and one brother, Mr. George Knowl of Windfall, this county. The funeral was held Tuesday, June 8th, at the Presbyterian church, her pastor, the Rev. E. P. Morse officiating, the interment was in Glenwood Cemetery. Among the relatives and friends from a distance in attendance at the obsequies were Mrs. J. E. Ludwig and Mrs. Katie Drum of Cogan Station, Pa., Mrs. Floyd Kilgore, Miss Grace and Miss Barbara Volbrecht of Elmira, N. Y. TGR 1915
KNOWLTON –RUTH K. AVERY, 81, of Sebring, Fla., formerly of Troy, died Feb. 23, 1999 in Florida. She was born on Nov. 22, 1917 in Penn Yan, N.Y., the daughter of the late Chauncey S. and Maude (Landon) Knowlton. Ruth was a member of the Emmanuel Untied Church of Christ of Sebring, Fla. She was a member of the Troy Maxwell Chapter Order of the Eastern Star, and was a teach for the Troy Area School District for 14 years. Ruth is survived by her husband Donald G. Avery, of Sebring, Fla.; daughters, Linda (Stephen) Prior of Linden, Pa., Gail (William) Hunter of Lock Haven, Pa.; son, John “Jack” (Bonnie) Avery of Troy; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Friends are invited to call at the Gerald W. Vickery, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc., 110 W. Main St., Troy, Pa., on Saturday, Feb. 27, 1999, from 1 to 3 p.m. Funeral service will immediately follow at the funeral home with the Rev. Andrew M. France, Jr., officiating. Interment will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy, Pa. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Emmanuel United Church of Christ of Sebring, 3115 Hope St., Sebring, Fla. –Towanda Daily Review.
KNOWLTON Ruth K. AVERY, 81, of Sebring, FL formerly of Troy, PA, died February 23, 1999 of Florida. She was born on November 22, 1917 in Penn Yan, NY, the daughter of the late Chauncey S. and Maude (Landon) Knowlton. Ruth was a member of the Emmanuel United Church of Christ of Sebring, FL. She was a member of the Troy Maxwell Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star and was a teacher for the Troy School District for 14 years. Ruth is survived by her husband, Donald G. Avery of Sebring, FL; daughters, Linda (Stephen) Prior of Linden, PA, Gail (William) Hunter of Lock Haven, PA; son, John “Jack” (Bonnie) Avery of Troy, PA, four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held February 27 at the Vickery Funeral Home in Troy with the Reverend Andrew M. France Jr. officiating and interment to be in Glenwood Cemetery Troy. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Emmanuel United Church of Christ of Sebring, 3115 Hope St., Sebring, FL 33872. Troy Gazette Register
KRISE Eleanore K. CASE, age 79, of Troy, PA died quietly on Sunday, August 9, 1998 at the Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, PA. She was born November 13, 1918, the daughter of the late Robert A. and Alice (Kitson) Krise. Eleanore was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Troy. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, A. Eugene Case of Troy, PA. Memorial services will be held at the First Presbyterian Church of troy on Sunday, August 16 at 3 pm with the Rev. Dr. Brian Hislop officiating and interment to be in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy. Arrangements were by the Gerald W. Vickery Jr. funeral Home in Troy. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Troy, c/o Annis Gustin, Redington Avenue, Troy, PA 16947.
KRISE –LARENA (KRISE) PUTNAM, 82, of Troy, Pa., passed away at Troy Community Hospital on Monday, Nov. 14, 2016 surrounded by her family. She was the loving wife of Robert D. Putnam Sr. The couple married June 26, 1954 and had 62 happy years together.LaRene was born on Nov. 4, 1934 in Canton, Pa., daughter of the late Francis and Arlene (Schanbacher) Krise. She was a Canton High School graduate and a member of the First Baptist Church of Troy. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends. LaRene is survived by her husband, Bob; her son, Robert D. (Barbara J.) Putnam Jr. and their family of Eric Robert Putnam, Nikki Morrison, Michael William Putnam, and Morreen House; son, Terry L. (Melea L.) Putnam and their family of Terry L. Putnam II, Arrell F. Putnam and four children along with Adam L. Putnam Sarah L. Fowler; son, Roger L. (Darlene) Putnam with family Shawn (Tiffany) Putnam, Ryan Putnam and two children; daughter, Melba (Bob) Sentyz and family Shane (Jessica) Case, Shannon Case with Chad Shaylor, Erin Case with Neil Herman, Gage Mattocks, Chelsea Mattocks, along with five children; son, Allen D. Putnam with family Jamie L. Putnam and child, Todd A. Putnam with Kim Thomas and their four children, Sarah (Steve) Murray and their two daughters, and Heather (Ken) Bohner and their four children; son, Howard L. (Terry E.) Putnam with their family Travis (Crystal) Putnam, Kristin Putnam and Josh Carter, Stephanie Putnam, Natalie (Derrick) Insinger and six children; son, Barry E. (Staci) Putnam with family Summer (Joe) Finan and their two children, Justin Putnam, and Caden Putnam. LaRene was preceded in death by her parents and her daughter, Jana Lynn Putnam, who passed away Feb. 15, 1994. Family and friends are welcome to call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016 at the Gerald W. Vickery Jr. Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc., 1093 West Main St. Troy, Pa. The funeral service to honor LaRene's life will be held at the conclusion of the viewing at 1 p.m. on Nov. 18 at the funeral home with the Rev. Garry Zuber officiating. Burial will private and in Glenwood Cemetery. Contributions may be made in LaRene's memory to the First Baptist Church of Troy, 579 Canton St., Troy, PA. –Towanda Daily Review 11/15/2016
ROBERT A. KRISE age 88 of Troy, Pa. Tuesday, March 13, 1973 at the
Troy Community Hospital after an extended illness. Friends may call at
the Vickery Funeral Home, Troy, Wednesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral
and committal service Thursday at 11 a.m., the Rev. Jack Wise. Burial
Glenwood Cemetery, Troy, Pa. Survived by one daughter, Mrs. A. Eugene
(Eleanor) Case of Troy, Pa.; one nephew; two nieces. He was a member of
the Troy First Presbyterian Church, Trojan Masonic Lodge No. 306 F&AM, Troy
Odd Fellows, prominent Troy Business man, was a wholesaler of Produce, Butter,
Eggs and Cheese. He formerly operated a cold storage in Troy. His
wife Frances A. Krise diedin 1962. He was the son of Lewis and Elizabeth
Krise, the last of 11 children. –Elmira Star-Gazette 3/13/1973