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WOLFE - Died. Joralemon - In Troy, Jan. 17, 1891, of pnuemonia, Mrs. Alice, widow of the late A. D. Joralemon, aged 55 years (The Troy Register, Troy, Pennsylvania, Saturday, January 24, 1891). (daughter of Renselear Wolfe)
Charles W. WOLFE.
Charles W. Wolfe, an old resident of this boro, died at 29 Canton street at 8:30 o’clock Monday morning, aged 65 years and nine months. Deceased was born at Rhinebeck, Duchess County, N.Y. When he was about four years of age, his parents, James and Anna M. Wolfe, with their family, moved to Troy, afterwards at different dates residing in several of the surrounding towns in this vicinity, taking up their residence in this place since the year 1861. In business Mr. Wolfe first followed the occupation of a shoemaker, and was employed in the shop belonging to Thomas Dove, later by John Christian, both of this place. He was also connected with other business houses here, and for the last thirteen years, except during the period of his sickness, was employed in the bakery owned by his brother, H. L. Wolfe. Mr. Wolfe has been confined to the house for a little over a year past, suffering with progressive-anemia, under the care of Dr. C. F. Paine, and has at rare occasions been able to be out and greet old friends. He left the home where his brothers and sisters resided on Redington Avenue about three weeks prior to his death, and occupied rooms over the bakery, where he died. Among the many friends and relatives of the deceased by whom he will be sadly missed are the members of his immediate family who survive him: Mrs. Martha Harding, Williamsport: William W. and Howard of Scranton; Thad W. of Elmira; John N., Kate E., Lottie Gustin, H. L. and Frank of this place. The funeral services will be held at the home on Redington Avenue tomorrow (Thursday) at one o’clock p.m., Rev. Ward Mosher to officiate, assisted by Rev. E. P. Morse. TGR 1901
WOLFE - Died Tuesday, Charlotte (Wolfe) Gustin, Redington Avenue, born Apr. 11, 1845. Two sons, Fred of Montour Falls and Thad; one sister, Mrs. Martha Harding of Williamsport; three brothers, Thad Wolfe of Canton, Horace L., of Troy and Howard of Scranton. Burial Glenwood Cemetery (Troy Gazette Register, Troy, Pennsylvania, Thursday, August 15, 1918
Services for Hallock C. Wolfe, 76, of Snedekerville were held at the Vickery Funeral Home, Troy, April 4, the Rev. Orey Crippen officiating. Mr. Wolfe died April 2, 1962 at the Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, after an extended illness. He was a life-long resident of Columbia Township. He had been a member of the Coryland Presbyterian Church and was a 5-year-member of Columbia Grange. Surviving are a daughter Mrs. James Durkin of Boca-Raton, Fla; sons Merle and Robert of Snedekerville and Stanley of Philadelphia.
HOWARD EDMUND ‘NUB’ WOLFE, 83 of RR 2, Ulster, Burlington Borough died peacefully in his sleep on Thursday, March 11, 2004. Born Dec. 20, 1920 in Troy, Pa. he was a son of the late Wilbur and Martha (Harris) Wolfe. Surviving are: children, Walter A. Wolfe and special friend Elaine Frey of Troy, Nelson (Susan) Wolfe of Ulster, Gary E. (Marty) Wolfe of Ulster; daughter-in-law, Betty L. Wolfe of Ulster; step-children, Harold R. (Cecelia) Horton of Marysville, CA, Carol Vanhorn of Seffner, Fla., James (Sandy) Horton of Mineral Wells, TX. Thomas (Kathleen) Horton of Middletown, Pa.; 11 grandchildren, Walt, Anita, Lisa, Todd, Steve, Mike, Carin, Michael, Beth, Jeremy; many great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; brothers, Carlton (Margaret) Wolfe of Auburn, AL, Walter F. Wolfe of Troy, James (Eleanor) Wolfe of Troy; sister, Mary Jane Cole of Wyalusing and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Howard was preceded in death by his first wife, Alwilda Boyce Wolfe in April of 1970; second wife, Katherine (Kay) E. House Wolfe on February 20, 2004 and a son, Daniel S. Wolfe in November of 1993. In early years Howard worked as a mechanic and ran a dairy farm in Granville. He also did logging for area lumber companies along with his sons. He was currently co-owner and salesman of Wolfe Auto Sales in Burlington. He enjoyed his many fishing trips to Canada. He also enjoyed hunting, gardening and going to car sales. Howard was very devoted to his children and grandchildren. Family and friends are invited to call at the Vickery Funeral Home Inc., 110 W. Main St., Troy, Pa. on Monday, March 15, from 6-7 p.m. A memorial service will be held immediately following visitation at 7 p.m. with Rev. Duane Taylor officiating. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family in the Glenwood Cemetery, Troy. –Towanda Daily Review
J. Dell WOLFE
One of Columbia Township's oldest residents and best known farmers died at his home on Saturday afternoon, Jan.19th. Mr. Wolfe was born and spent his entire life of 80 years in Wolfe Hollow, he is survived by his widow, Mrs. Lydia Wolfe, one son Lynn D. Wolfe and one daughter, Mrs. J. Lewis(Grace) Schanz of Detriot, Mich. The funeral was held at the home on Wednesday afternoon of last week at 2 o'clock, Rev. Seymour Barrett officiating. Burial was in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy, Pa. (1924)
John N. WOLFE (SRGP 50102) died January 8, 1913 at his home in Troy in his 76th year. He was a son of James Wolfe and was born April 7, 1837 at Rhineback, N.Y. In his boyhood he came with his parents to Troy where he had since lived. During the Civil War he served as a member of Company B, 26th Penna. Militia, '63. Besides his wife he is survived by three brothers and two sisters. Funeral services were held Saturday; interment in Glenwood cemetery.
WOLFE - Daily Review (SRGP 59371)
Josephine Brace Wolfe, 85, of Jenkintown, Pa., professor emeritus at Community College of Philadelphia, nationally and internationally recognized professor, scholar and author, died on Sept. 18, 2003, at Abington Memorial Hospital in Abington, Pa. Born on Dec. 11, 1917, in Columbia Cross Roads, the daughter of the late Lloyd C. and Martha (Brace) Wolfe, she lived at Beaver Hill in Jenkintown for the past 40 years. She studied at Mansfield University, The Pennsylvania State University, Temple University and Teachers College, Columbia University. A well-known teacher and author, Miss Wolfe's love for teaching was extraordinary. She devoted 65 years to the profession. Not only did she hold outstanding contractual professorships, she held prestigious professorships at graduate schools: The University of Pennsylvania, Temple University, Brigham Young University, University of Washington, University of Chicago, University of London and Cambridge University. She was senior author of two major textbook series. She was also author of many children's books and more than 100 professional articles. Honors have been many for Miss Wolfe. In 1969, she was cited as one of the first alumni in the history of Mansfield University for her significant contributions to society, and in 2001, was awarded its Distinguished Educator's Award. In 1975, she was the first recipient of the Lindback Foundation Award for Distinguished Teaching at Community College of Philadelphia. In 2001, she was honored by the Pennsylvania State Senate with a resolution for 65 years of service to education. Honored listings are found in the World's Who's Who of Women, the Writer's Dictionary, Community Leaders in America, the Royal Edition of the Dictionary of Biography, London, England, and Contemporary Authors. Miss Wolfe is survived by special cousins Dr. Thomas Prutsman of Troy, Robert Harkness of Winston-Salem, N.C., and Marilyn Harkness Wheeler of Sayre and a host of personal and professional friends. The family and relatives will greet friends at 10 a.m. Tuesday, at Immaculate Conception Church, 602 West Ave., Jenkintown, followed by a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Interment will take place on Wednesday at Glenwood Cemetery, Troy. Memorial contributions may be made to the Josephine Brace Wolfe Scholarship Fund, c/o the Mansfield University Foundation Inc., Mansfield Alumni House, Mansfield, Pa. 16933. Arrangements are by the Joseph J. McGoldrick Funeral Home, Jenkintown. Submitted by Carol HOOSE Brotzman
WOLFE – Lynn D. Wolfe, 69, of Snedekerville, died Saturday, May 6, 1961. Survived by wife, Mrs. Mabel Wolfe; daughter, Mrs. Donald Cowles of Mansfield; son, Richard of Millerton; sister, Mrs. Grace Miller of Seattle; 6 grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Funeral was at Vickery Funeral Home, Troy, Wednesday at 2 PM; the Rev. Orey Crippen officiated. Burial was in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy. – Mansfield Advertiser, 10 May 1961, p.4
Merle F. WOLFE, 72, of Columbia Cross Roads RD 3, died Thursday, April 25, at home. He was born Jan. 24, 1913 in Columbia Cross Roads, Pa., a son of Hallock and Anna Furman Wolfe. Mr. Wolfe was a member of the Coryland Presbyterian and Baptist Church. He was a member of the Trojan Masonic Lodge No. 306 F.and A.M. He was a veteran of World War II, a member of Troy American Legion Post No. 49 and the Roaring Run V.F.W. Post No. 5562. He was also a member of the Towanda AM Vets Post #261. Mr. Wolfe was a member of the Military Order of the Cootie of Sayre. He was a past commander of the Bradford County Council of the V.F.W. and he was past chaplain of the V.F.W. of Bradford County and of District No. 14. He was a retired rural mail carrier from the Columbia Cross Roads Post Office. He was a member of the Rural Mail Carriers Association. Surviving are his wife, Frances Lewis Wolfe: sister, Marjorie Durkin of Boca Raton, Fla.; brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Bertha Wolfe of Columbia Cross Roads RD 3; several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by a brother Stanley Wolfe on June 5, 1984. Friends may call at the Vickery Funeral Home in Troy on Friday from 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held at the Vickery Funeral Home Saturday at 2 p.m. with full military rites being performed by Troy American Legion Post No. 49, Rev. Peter Hill will officiate. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery in Troy. 1985
WOLFE Mrs. Mildred Wolfe McClelland died at her home in Troy yesterday. She was a member of the Troy Methodist Church, Troy Chapter OES and the Thursday Betty Club. She is survived by her husband John H. McClelland and Mr. McClelland's children, William J. of Middletown, N.Y., Mrs. Winston Terry of Lynchburg, Va., Mrs. Paul McCormick of Troy; two brothers, Clarence Wolfe of East Smithfield and Wilbur Wolfe of Troy; three grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. The body is at the Vickery Funeral Home where services will be held Thursday at 2 o'clock Rev. Ralph Reed will officiate and burial will be in Glenwood cemetery, Troy. 1956
Richard L. WOLFE, age 62 of RD 2, Troy died Saturday, July 20, 1985, at his home. He was a member of the Painted Post Union Local #313, International Association of Machinists, a veteran of World War II and a member of the AARP. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Shirley Wright Wolfe; sons Dale Wolfe of Slidell, La, David Wolfe of RD Elkland, Donald Wolfe of Boutle, La; daughter, Mrs. Sue Sly of Painted Post, N.Y.; sister Helen Cowles of Mansfield; four grandchildren and two nephews. A memorial service was held at the Vickery Funeral Home at Troy on Tuesday. Memorials may be directed to the American Heart Association.
WOLFE Robert K. Wolfe
90, of Coryland, PA, died on Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at the Troy Community Hospital in Troy, PA. Bob was the husband of Bertha (Dean) White Wolfe. The couple married Oct. 9, 1968 and had 44 happy years together. The memorial service to honor Bob's life will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 23, 2013 at the Coryland Church located at the "four corners" near Coryland and Hickory Roads in Columbia Cross Roads, Pa., with Pastor Myra Goss officiating. Burial will be private and at the convenience of Bob's family in Glenwood Cemetery. The Gerald W. Vickery Jr. Funeral Home Inc. has been entrusted with arrangements. Bob was born on April 18, 1923 in Sylvania, Pa., a son of the late Hallock and Anna (Furman) Wolfe. He was a Troy High School graduate and a lifelong member of Coryland Church. In high school Bob played the trombone in the band and later in life played it for church services. Bob was a dairy farmer and worked the Wolfe Century Farm his great grandparents had started until his retirement. Bob is survived by his wife Bertha; his stepson Donald D. White, Sr. and wife Barbie of Troy, Pa.,, his stepdaughter Susan Jones and her husband Keavin of Millerton, Pa.; five step-grandchildren; nine step-great-grandchildren, along with nieces and nephews. His parents, his brothers Merle and Stanley Wolfe, and his sister Marjorie Wolfe Durkin preceded Bob in death. Memorial contributions may be made in Bob's memory to the Coryland Church, c/o Nancy Pratt, 3129 Coryland Road, Columbia Cross Roads, PA 16914. Towanda Daily Review – June 13, 2013
WOLFE, STANLEY H., Services for Stanley H. Wolfe, 56, Boca Raton, Fl., formerly of Columbia Cross Roads, were held June 9 at the Vickery Funeral Home with full military honors. Rev. Kenneth Marple officiated and burial was in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy. Mr. Wolfe died June 5, 1984 in Boca Raton. He was born May 16, 1928 in Columbia Cross Roads, son of Hallock and Anna Furman Wolfe. He was employed for 30 years with the U. S. Dept. of Health. He served during the Korean War and was formerly a member of Coryland Presbyterian Church and a member of Corey Creek Golf Club. He was also a member of Troy V.F. W. Post No. 8675. He is survived by a sister, Marjorie Durkin of Boca Raton, FL; brothers and sisters-in-law, Merle and Frances Wolfe and Robert and Bertha Wolfe, Columbia Cross Roads; several nieces and nephews. (TGR June 14, 1984)
WALTER F. WOLFE, 90, Hillcrest Apartments, Troy, died December 7, 2005 at Memorial Hospital, Towanda. Born March 21, 1915 in Troy, he was the son of the late C. Wilbur and Martha (Harris) Wolfe, Sr. He was a World War II Army veteran, serving his country in both the Philipines and Japan. He was an auto mechanic by trade, working for Otto Gabler Jeep and Sims-Spalding Garage and also had his own business, Wolfe’s Garage. Mr. Wolfe was a member of VFW Post #714 and the Troy American Legion Post #49. Surviving are his brothers, Carlton (Margaret) Wolfe, Jr. of Auburn, AL and Jim (Eleanor) Wolfe, East Troy, sister, Mary Jane Cole, Wyalusing, several step children. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife Agnes Wolfe; second wife Beatrice (Young) Warner Wolfe; brother Howard ”Nub” Wolfe; and special friend Marie Mott. The funeral service was held from the Gerald Vickery Jr. Funeral Home, Inc., Troy, Dec. 12 with the Rev. Duane Taylor, of the North Union Church officiating. Interment will be at the convenience of the family in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy. –Canton Independent Sentinel.
WOLFF Paul D. Wolff
age 70, of Barrett Hill Road, Troy, Pa., died Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011 at home following a lengthy illness. Paul was born Oct. 8, 1940 in Philadelphia, Pa., son of the late Harry and Emma (Koschorreck) Wolff. He and the former Barbara J. (Philyaw) Wolff were married Sept. 10, 1960 and celebrated 51 years together. He was employed by Yellow Page One in sales from 1989 to 2000. Paul was number 13 out of 14 children and has four loving sisters and one younger brother surviving him. Paul's father died when he was five years old and he attended Girard College in Philadelphia, Pa., a boy's home and school for fatherless boys. His classmates at Girard College were like brothers to him. Family and friends are invited to call from 6 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 21, 2011 at the Gerald W. Vickery, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc. 110 West Main St., Troy, Pa. Paul's funeral service will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 7 p.m. with Reverend James Shay of the Fellowship Bible Church officiating. Interment will be at the convenience of the family in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy, Pa. Survivors include his loving wife of 51 years, Barbara J. Wolff of Troy, his daughters, Linda J. Tompkins of Ithaca, N.Y., Lisa K. & Eric Campbell of Troy, Pa., a son, Paul D. & Renee Wolff, Jr. of Schertz, Tex., six wonderful grandchildren, Danielle & Curtis Tompkins, Matthew & Barbie Campbell, Evan & Ashley Wolff, sister-in-law, Bonnie & Duane Haight, brother-in-law, Thomas & Pam Philyaw and many nieces and nephews. Paul was fortunate to have several long-term friends, Richard & Ann Dyer, Ron & Judy Radcliff, Dick & Florence Birdsall, Don & Carolyn Bixby and a loving supportive church family at Fellowship Bible Church. In lieu of flowers memorials are directed to Guthrie Hospice, RR1 Box 154, Towanda, PA 18848 or to the Girard College, 2101 South College Ave., Philadelphia, PA, 19121. Towanda Daily Review – August 19, 2011
ARTHUR ‘JOE’ WOOD, 72 of Alba died at the Troy Community Hospital early Wednesday morning, June 22, 1977. He was born in Bungy, Pa. July 22, 1899 the son of Edward and Edna Button Wood. He was a retired employee of the Avoc Corporation at the Lycoming Division in Williamsport. He was a member of the retirement club there and the Canton Moose Lodge No. 429. His survivors include two daughters; Mrs. Shirley Cheslock of Elmira and Mrs. Ben (Marcella) Brannon of Houston, Texas; one adopted granddaughter, Mrs. David (Marcella) Mathews of Canton RD 4; four sons, Kenneth and Donald Wood, both of Elmira, Phillip Wood of Alba and Ronald Wood of Milford, Conn.; 26 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins. A son, Alpheus died in 1970 and his wife, Alice died in 1975. Funeral services were held at the Ralph T. Kleese Funeral Home Saturday at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Robert D. Parker, pastor of the Canton Church of Christ, Disciples officiating. Burial was in the Glenwood Cemetery, Troy. The Loyal Order of Moose Lodge No. 429 of Canton held memorial services at 8:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. –Canton Independent Sentinel
WOOD, BURR EUGENE (SRGP 6479)
Burr Eugene Wood, 75, died at the family home in Troy, Pa., Thursday evening, Nov. 5, 1936. Surviving are three sons, Purley and Walter H. Wood of Troy and Paul Wood of Elmira; a daughter, Mrs. Grace Campbell of Troy; 15 grandchildren and one great-grandchild, and a brother Samuel, of Sylvania. A prayer service will be held at the home Saturday at 3 p.m. and the funeral will be at 3:30 p.m. at the Baptist Church, the Rev. James Carter officiating. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy.
CHARLES W. WOOD
Charles W. Wood, 75, of Troy RD 2, died May 4, 1990 at Troy Community Hospital. He was born February 3, 1915 in Troy, the son of Louis and Ruth Payne Wood. He was employed with the Troy Engine & Machine Co. for 25 years and the Penn Troy Co. for four years. He was a sign painter in the Troy area since 1938. He was a member of the Troy Fire Department for 57 years. He is survived by his wife, Agnes Wood; daughters, Mrs. Elwood (Barbara) Wilber of Canton and Mrs. Cathy Ayers of Canton RD 1; son, Miles Wood of Blossburg; 15 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held May 9 (11 am) at the Vickery Funeral Home in Troy with the Rev. Keith A. Miller, pastor of the Berrytown Wesleyan Church, officiating and burial to be in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy. Memorials may be directed to the Troy Fire Department. (TGR, Thursday, May 10, 1990)
WOOD – Mrs. Edith Wood Bardwell of Troy died Thursday, April 26, 1962. She was a member of Troy Baptist Church. Survived by husband, Harold F. Bardwell; sons, Theodore Priest of Mansfield, Edward Priest of Troy; mother, Mrs. Leon Wood of Troy; sisters, Mrs. William Putman of Troy, Mrs. Earl Davidson of Elmira, Mrs. Lewis Putman of Mansfield; brother, Theodore of Middlebury Center; half-brother, Archie Butler of Nyack, NY. Funeral service was held Saturday at 2 PM in the Troy Baptist Church, the Rev. Herbert Punchard officiating. Burial was in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy. – Mansfield Advertiser, 2 May 1962, p.4
WOOD –MRS. EVA WOOD PUTNAM, 76 of Sylvania, Saturday, Dec. 9, 1961. Member of the Troy Baptist Church. Survived by husband; Silas; daughter, Mrs. Milan Selleck of Sylvania; son, Lester at home; two grandchildren. Body at the Vickery Funeral Home, Troy. Funeral there today at 2 p.m., the Rev. Herbert Punchard. Glenwood Cemetery, Troy. –Elmira Advertiser 12/11/1961
WOOD GERALDINE WOOD RICE, 80 died in Tucson, AZ January 13, 1997 following a period of declining health. Born in Troy, October 14, 1916 she was the daughter of the late Hiram and Evelyn Wood Sr. She attended Troy Schools and graduated from Canton High School and graduated from beauty school and had her own beauty shop in Monroeton. During WWII she enlisted in the US Navy Cadet Corps for Nursing. She received her nursing degree from Lock Haven School of Nursing, then did post graduate work for another year at Margaret Hague Hospital in Jersey City, NJ. She was a nurse at the Blossburg Hospital in Blossburg. In the 1950s she moved to Arizona and founded the Rice Mission to help the Indians and poor of the area. She continued her education in the missionary field, receiving several degrees. The Rice Mission operated until the mid 1990s when her health began to fail. Surviving are children and spouses: twin daughters, Evelyn Ruth and Robert Ross Jr.; Eula Rae and Robert Apel, all of Tucson; son, William and Elizabeth Harris, Safford, FL; eight grandsons and spouses; Dakota and Shawn Apel, Eric McGovern, all of Tucson; Lyndon and Linda McGovern, Las Vegas, NV; Scottie, James, Morgan and Lee Harris, all of Safford, FL; siblings and their spouses: Dora Reynard, Joppa, MD; Eloise and Dean Mahood, Dunnellon, FL; Clara and Marshall Hoffa, Canton; Marjorie and Robert Kenyon, Hudson, FL; Edgaretta Hungerford, Berkshire, NY; Hiram and Martha Jeane Wood, Colonel and Marjorie Wood, all of Canton; Ona Rae and Gene Brasington, Troy. She was predeceased by husbands, William Harris and James Rice and a daughter, Sadie Rice. A memorial service was held at the First Assembly of God Church in Tucson, AZ January 25. Interment will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy at the convenience of the family. –Canton Independent Sentinel
WOOD - MRS. GRACE M. CAMPBELL (SRGP 08382)
Mrs. Grace M. Campbell, 77, of Troy RD 2, died Wednesday, February 16, 1972, in Bradford County Manor following a protracted illness. She was the widow of John Campbell. Mrs. Campbell was a member of the Troy Baptist Church. She also was a member of the auxiliary of the Troy Veterans of Foreign Wars post and the Gold Star Mothers. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. William Turner, Troy RD 2, Mrs. Howard Morgan, Mansfield, and Mrs. Henry Evans, Addison, NY; four sons, Warren, Endwell, NY; John Jr., Endicott, NY; Earl, in California, and Floyd, of Lindley, NY; three brothers, Purley and Walter Wood, both of Troy, and Paul Wood, of Elmira Heights, NY,28 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. The funeral was held on Friday at Vickery's. Burial was in Glenwood Cemetery. The Rev. C.E. DePew officiated.
WOOD - (Local News) Sergeant Leland A. Wood, who as a member of Co. B. 18th Infantry, was with Gen. Pershing in Mexico, and served twenty-seven months overseas during which he was gassed, died Tuesday afternoon in a Rochester hospital after a week’s illness. He would have been 26 the 19th of July. He had been a street car motorman since his return from France. He was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Leon Wood of Granville, and leaves besides one brother, Archie Wood of Elmira. Brooks-Flick Post, American Legion, was in charge of the funeral, which was held from the Baptist Church at 12 Thursday. Interment was in Glenwood cemetery. TGR 1922
WOOD –MARY FRANCES CASE, age 85, formerly of Scotia, NY died
Tuesday, December 1, 2009 in Paradise, CA. She was born October 23, 1924 in Willow Grove, PA to J. K. Williams Wood and Rhea Barker Wood. She graduated from Troy High School and earned a B.A. from Elmira College. She married Robert F. Case of Troy in 1945 and they celebrated 44 years of marriage prior to his death in 1990. A homemaker most of her adult life, Mary Frances, known as MF to many, was a member of the Mohawk Golf Club, First Reformed Church of Schenectady, Schenectada Chapter DAR, and Marvia Court #27; Ladies Oriental Shrine. She was an avid golfer and bridge player and was the Scrabble champion. She enjoyed traveling with friends and family and spending winters in Florida. She enjoyed singing, dancing, swimming and gardening and played the piano. Mary Frances was known for her smile, cheerful attitude, sense of humor and wit. She will be missed greatly by her family and friends. Mary Frances is survived by her children: Davidson W. Case (Barbara) of Mansfield, TX; Carolyn C. Foss (Fred) of Paradise, CA; A. Henry Case (Bonnie) of Gunnison, CO; and R. Marshal Case of San Jose, CA; grandchildren, Cynthia Smoot (Cody) and Robert Case (Elaine) of Texas; Rebecca and Elizabeth Case of California and Darius Case of Colorado, seven great-grandchildren and six nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, Mary Frances also is predeceased by her son, Jonathan Erwin Case and her sisters, Marguerite Wood McClure and Melissa Wood Teixeira. The Newton-Bracewell Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements. Cremation has occurred and burial will take place at a later date at Glenwood Cemetery in Troy. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice. –Canton Independent-Sentinel/Troy Gazette-Register 12/10/2009
WOOD - RHEA "PUDGE" McCLURE
Rhea Marguerite Wood ("Pudge") McClure, 63, of Lanesboro, PA, formerly of Troy, died suddenly Thursday, May 2, 1991, at her home. She was born July 15, 1927 in Upper Moreland Township, Montgomery County, PA, the daughter of Dr. J.K.W. Wood and Rhea M. Barker Wood. She is survived by her husband, Dr. James McClure; sons, George McClure and Maureen Casey of Callicoon Center, Dr. Johnathan McClure and Dr. Cathryn Kraus McClure of Darlington; daughters, Susan and Jerry Hendrickson of Battleboro, VT and Rebecca and Brain Lewis of Susquehanna, PA; sisters, Melissa Teixeira of Concord, MA and Mary Frances Case of Scotia, NY; 12 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held May 6 at the Vickery Funeral Home in Troy with the Rev. Garry Zuber and the Rev. Herbert Punchard officiating and burial to be in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy. (TGR, Thursday, May 9, 1991)
WOOD –RHEA MARGUERITE ‘PUDGE’ WOOD MCCLURE, 63, of Lanesboro, Pa., formerly of Troy, died suddenly Thursday, May 2, 1991, at her home she was born July 15, 1927, in Upper Moreland Township, Montgomery Co., Pa., the daughter of Dr. J. K. W. Wood and Rhea M. Barker Wood. She is survived by her husband, Dr. James McClure; children; sons, George McClure and Maureen Casey of Callicoon Center, Dr. Jonathan McClure and Dr. Cathryn Kraus McClure of Darlington; daughters; Susan and Jerry Hendrickson of Battleboro, Vt. And Rebecca and Brian Lewis of Susquehanna, Pa.; sisters, Melissa Teixira of Concord, Mass., Mary Frances Case of Scotia, N.Y.; 12 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was a devoted spouse and mother and her entire life was lovingly given to these people. The family will receive friends immediately preceding the funeral on Monday, May 6, from 1-2 p.m. with the funeral to be held at 2 p.m. at the Vickery Funeral Home, Troy, with the Rev. Garry Zuber and the Rev. Herbert Punchard officiating. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy. The family suggests that those wishing to remember Pudge remember her in prayer. –Towanda Daily Review.
WOODRUFF - Parsons, Mary E Woodruff-Aged 82 and widow of the late John A Parsons, died in her Elmira Street home on Monday morning, October 27 (1930) after a short illness. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and very prominent in its affairs during her active years. Mrs. Parsons was also a member of Os-co-lu Chapter, D A R, Troy Chapter of the W C T U and the Troy Civic League. She was a woman of unusual spiritual character and boundless love for her family and friends. She is survived by a son, Thomas W Parsons of Troy, a daughter, Mrs. Jane Parsons Westerveltm of Umatilla, Florida, a grandson and granddaughter, of Troy. The funeral conducted by her Pastor of many years, Rev. E P Morse, assisted by her present Pastor, Rev. Montague White, was held from her late home on Elmira St at eleven o’clock yesterday morning and burial was in the family plot in Glenwood cemetery.
WOODWARD –LENORA MAE SPENCER, 69 of Troy died Jan. 14, 1989 at the Arnot-Ogden Hospital, Elmira, NY. Mrs. Spencer was born May 25, 1919 in Leolyn, PA a daughter of Daniel and Ellen Adams Woodward. She was a member of the Ellenton Baptist Church. Surviving are: her husband of 54 years, Donald Spencer; daughters, Shirley Spencer of Canton RD 1, Mrs. Edward (Norma) Perry of Elmira, Mrs. Doris Fogleman, Williamsport; sons, John Spencer, Canton RD 1, Robert Spencer, Canton RD, Donald Spencer Jr., Arnot; several grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a sister, Louella Campbell, Canton; a brother, Lewis Woodward, Canton; several nieces and nephews. A daughter, Barbara Spencer, preceded her in death in 1986. Funeral services were held Tuesday at the Vickery Funeral Home, Troy with the Rev. Garry Zuber officiating. Burial was in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy. –Canton Independent Sentinel
Guy A. WOODWORTH, 94, died February 1, 1997. His obituary appeared in The Troy Gazette February 13, 1997. Mr. Woodworth was born in Wetona and raised in Troy. He graduated from Troy High School and Mansfield State Normal School. His wife of 67 years, who survived, was born in Leona and raised in East Smithfield. Burial was in Glenwood Cemetery in Troy, PA.
Guy A. WOODWORTH, 94, Mechanicsburg, PA died Saturday, February 1, 1997 at Bethany Village in Mechanicsburg. He was born in Wetona, PA on October 27, 1902. He graduated from Troy High School in Troy, PA in 1921 and attended Mansfield Normal school (now Mansfield state University), graduated in 1926. He received his B.S. from Penn State in 1935 and his masters from the University of Pennsylvania in 1951. After teaching at Drexel Hill school and Upper Darby Junior High, he became principal of Drexel Hill Elementary School in 1948, retiring in 1971. He was a former member of the Riverview Presbyterian Church in Drexel Hill where he served on various boards and activities and was most recently attending Mechanicsburg Presbyterian Church. He was a former member of the Board of Directors of the Upper Darby Rotary. He was Upper Darby Police Examiner, past president of the Upper darby Board of Health and was on the board of Managers of the YMCA. He was a member of Trojan Lodge #306 F&AM. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Hester Bourdette Woodworth; children, Elaine Sasser of Switzerland and Guy A. Woodworth of Berwyn PA; two grandchildren. Funeral services were held at the Frank C. Vidcon Funeral Home in Broomall, PA on February 11. A graveside Masonic service was to be held at the time of interment at Glenwood Cemetery, Troy, PA on Wednesday, February 12 at 11 a.m.
ARNOLD C. WORDEN, 65 of Mansfield, PA died Sunday, May 19, 1996 at home. He was born December 29, 1930 in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, the son of Leonard and Helen Monroe Worden. Mr. Worden was formerly employed with Jones and Brague of Blossburg and was recently employed with F.S. Lopeke Contracting. He is survived by his wife of 16 years, Doris Losey Worden; father, Leonard A. Worden of Mansfield; children, Cora Cass and fiancée, Doug Williams of Apalachin, NY, David Worden of Chemung, NY, Dan Worden of Avenel, NJ, Doug and Cathy Worden of Davenport, FL and Diane and Tim Tice, Mainesburg, PA; four stepchildren; 26 grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. He was predeceased by his mother, Helen and sister, Charlotte. Funeral services were held at the Vickery Funeral Home in Troy on May 23 with the Rev. Dr. James F. Bellamy officiating and burial to be in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy. Memorials may be directed to the Mansfield Ambulance Association, So. Main St., Mansfield, PA. MHS 1948
WORDEN - Mrs J.Z. King whose maiden name was Annis Worden, (SRGP 04903) daughter of Joseph and Mindwell Worden, pioneer Sylvania residents, died in her Ballard Street home, March 22d. She was born in Sylvania on December 20th, 1845 and for many years has resided in Troy with her family. Mrs King has been in very poor health for some time and her death was due to lobar pneumonia, brought on by a severe attack of the grippe. She is survived by her husband, two daughters, Mrs Verna Brown with whom she lived, and Mrs Emory Goddard and one son, Joseph King. There are several grandchildren. The funeral will be held from the home on this Thursday at Two o'clock with her lifelong friend, the Rev. A.G. Cameron officiating and interment will be in Glenwood cemetery.. (Note from JMT: Do NOT confuse with Annis Worden who married Jesse Smith)
WORDEN Mary J. Wheeler. The remains of Mrs. Mary J. Wheeler who died July 12th, were brought to the home of her daughter, Mrs. E. H. Packard, where funeral services were held on Monday, the Rev. N. Johnstone officiating. Mrs. Wheeler had been in failing health for three years. Her maiden name was Mary J. Worden. She was born August 29, 1840. In 1860 she was united in marriage to Hiram W. Wheeler who died in 1905. Two children were born to them, Joseph R. deceased, and Clara Belle (Mrs. Packard). Two grandchildren, three sisters and a brother also survive. Interment was in Glenwood Cemetery. TGR 1919
LEONARD A. WORDEN (SRGP 47855)
Leonard A .Worden, 89, of Mansfield died Friday, Dec. 3, 1999, at the Sayre House, Sayre. Born Feb. 3, 1910, in Laceyville, he was the son of Charles and Florence Comfort Worden. He was a retired formeman of the Mansfield University maintenance department and was a Pennsylvania game warden. Preceding him in death were his first wife, Helen, in 1975; his second wife, Lillian, in 1992; and one son, Arnold, in 1996. Surviving are one sister, Beulah Worden of Ocala, Fla.; five grandchildren and their spouses, David and Glenda Worden of Chemung, NY, Charles Worden of Avenel, NJ, Doug and Cathy Worden of Haines City, Fla., Diane and Tim Tice of Mainesburg and Cora and Doug Williams of Apalachin, NY; 12 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Calling hours were held Sunday, Dec. 5, at the Wilston Funeral Home, Mansfield. Funeral services were held there Monday, Dec. 6, with the Rev. Kenneth Marple officiating. Burial was made at Glenwood Cemetery, Troy.
WRIGHT –GERTRUDE N. WOOD, 86 of Bethany Knoll Apartments, Horseheads, NY died Monday Aug. 14, 1989. Born Feb. 3, 1903 in Sayre, PA she was the daughter of William and Margaret Fenner Wright. She is survived by sons and daughter-in-law, William E. Wood of Dayton, Ohio and Donald R. and Betty Wood of Horseheads; daughters and sons-in-laws, Florence and Ramonda Patelunas of Pine Valley, NY; Lucille and Joseph Bevilacqua of Sarasota, FL; 14 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Reubin in 1971. The funeral and committal service will be held at the Don Kalec Funeral Home, 795 E. Church St., Elmira, NY on Wednesday at 111 a.m. with the Rev. Earl Noyes officiating. Interment will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy. –Towanda Daily Review
C. ROBERT WRIGHT
C. Robert Wright, 65, Troy, died Tuesday, July 2, 1991 at the Troy Community Hospital. He was born September 5, 1925 in Syracuse, NY, the son of Carroll D. and Pauline Purcell Wright. He graduated from Syracuse University and received his master's degree from Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL. He served in the Navy for 26 years, retiring in 1970 as QMCM. Mr. Wright taught school for 17 years, retiring from the Troy Area School District in 1987. He was an active member of the Troy Baptist Church and the Troy American Legion, Brooks-Flick Post No. 49. He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Janice Duart Wright; daughter and son-in-law, Kathy and Larry Hall of Sylvania, PA; son and daughter-in-law, Duane and Cathy Wright of New Bloomfield, PA; son, Mark Wright of Troy; grandchildren, Craig Robert and Allison Marie Hall; stepgrandchildren, Nathan and Nicole Hall. He was predeceased by a son, Carroll Robert Wright II in 1973. Graveside services were held July 5 at Glenwood Cemetery, Troy with the Rev. David Watkins officiating. Military honors were accorded by Troy American Legion, Post 49. Arrangements were by the Vickery Funeral Home in Troy. Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society, Troy Volunteer Fire Department or to the charity of one's choice. (TGR, Thursday, July 11, 1991)
Pierce, Ethel - A long time resident of Pennsylvania Ave. Pine City died peacefully in her home with her loving family by her side on Monday morning, March 5, 2007 at the age of 84. Born on May 17, 1922 in Snedekerville, PA, Ethel was the daughter of Chauncey and Bertha Holton Wright. She graduated from Troy High School in 1941. Ethel married Frederick Allen Pierce on December 9, 1942 in Elmira. Together they shared over 60 years of companionship and marriage until his passing on March 3, 2006. A warm and caring mother and grandmother, Ethel is survived by her children, Fay "Sue" & Douglas Palmer, Alabama; and Robert "Mack" & Ingrid Pierce, Germany; two cherished grandchildren, Jordan and Lauren Palmer; sisters Jane Alexander, Frances (Donald) Shaffer and sister-in-law Catherine Wright, brothers Walter "Pete" and (Polly) Wright; H. Donald (Betty) Wright; and Albert Wright. She was predeceased by her brothers and sisters-in-law, Chauncey Wright, Richard (Georgiana) Wright and Albert's wife, Marge (Ross) Wright and a brother-in-law, Laverne Alexander. Ethel worked hard all her life to include jobs and friendships made at: Goodfriends, Peck's Hardware, Remington Rand, Stiles and Son Realty, becoming a realtor and later managing the Coachman Motel, and Southern Tier Health and Credit. Her many interests consisted of gardening, crocheting, reading, traveling, and family time, particularly after she retired. She was dedicated to her friends and family offering help in a time of need or companionship. Ethel enjoyed bus trips to Atlantic City with her friends. She had fun at the casinos and loved being near the ocean. Ethel and Fred enjoyed traveling, routinely visiting their children and families at their various military assignments to include Germany and Alabama. A celebration of life will be held at Caywood's Funeral Home & Gardens, 1126 Broadway on Thursday May 24, 2007 at 11:30 a.m. with her pastor, The Reverend William Vallet officiating. Her ashes will be interred in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy, PA. Memorials may be directed to the Pennsylvania Avenue United Methodist Church, 1238 Pennsylvania, Ave. Pine City, NY 14871 or Southern Tier Hospice, 11751 E. Corning Rd. Corning, NY 14830 in Ethel's memory.
WRIGHT WATSON AND WRIGHT MRS. GRACE L.
Mother and Son Buried at Troy
Jan. 23, 1923
Double Sorrow in W. S. Wright Home at Troy is felt by Entire Community-School Attends Funeral in Body
Troy, Pa., Jan. 23 – The double sorrow in the W. S. Wright home in this place is felt by the entire community. Mrs. [Grace L.] Wright had been taken to the Robert Packer hospital in Sayre in the middle of the week for treatment for goiter. It was too far developed for an operation. She died early Sunday morning, aged 47 years. Her son, Watson Wright, a freshman at Syracuse University, died 24 hours before at the Syracuse hospital, aged 18 years. He caught cold the Sunday before but took all of his mid-year examinations and did not go to bed until Thursday. In the meantime he had written his mother that he would come home Saturday and she wrote him to join her at Sayre. After her removal to the Sayre hospital she became delirious and did not know of her son’s illness or death. Mr. Wright was located in southwestern Virginia. The message of his wife’s illness reached him on Tuesday and before daybreak Wednesday morning he traveled 20 miles to the nearest railroad to come home. He left immediately for Sayre to see his wife, when he was summoned to Syracuse to the bedside of his son, who died soon afterward. He came with the body to Elmira Saturday night and expected to leave for Sayre, when he was advised by friends to accompany the body here. His wife died at an early hour the following morning. They have endeared themselves to their neighbors and friends and sincere sympathy goes out to the father and husband in his double loss. Watson was a fine, noble young man and always stood high as a Boy Scout. He graduated last June from the Troy High School, where he was president of the Student Council, a member of the football team and Glee Club, and last year he won the mile race in the Bradford County Athletic Association. He was beloved by all his classmates. Both he and his mother were faithful members of the Methodist Church. The double funeral was held this afternoon at 2 o’clock from the Methodist Church, the Rev. Will…………….. officiating. Burial was in the [Glenwood] cemetery. The Troy …………. attended the services.
WRISLEY –SARA A. (WRISLEY) CASE, 83, of Zephryhills, FL, formerly of Troy, died July 19, 1999, at Portsmouth Hospital, Portsmouth, NH. She was born July 15, 1916 in West Burlington Township, a daughter of the late Theodore and Mary (Bourne) Wrisley. Sara was a Licensed practical Nurse who worked for Dr. James Smith of Troy, retiring after over 20 years of service. She was a member of Zephyrhills United Methodist Church and attended the West Burlington United Methodist Church. Sara enjoyed embroidering, sewing, crocheting, and traveling. She also enjoyed being with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is survived by her daughters, Mary L. (John) Wheeler of Lee, NH, Audrey L. (Meylert) Schanbacher, West Burlington, Janet M. (Tom) Berbino, Scotia, NY; grandchildren Grant (Laurie) Schanbacher, Lansdale, PA, Phillip (Jennifer) Schanbacher, West Burlington, Sara (Tristan) Kuhlman, Caselberry, FL, Monica Gerbino, Scotia, NY; seven great-grandchildren; brothers, George (Doris) Wrisley, Rochester, NY, Kenneth (Peg) Wrisley, Powells Point, NC; sisters, Bertha (Hap) Tiller, Zephyrhills, Lola (Dilmon) Dunbar, Big Pond, PA; several nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her husband, Thomas B. Case, daughter Eleanor Case, sister, Lucy Woleslagle, brothers Albert, E. J. and Irvine Wrisley. Friends are invited to call at the Gerald W. Vickery Jr. Funeral Home Inc., 110 West Main street, Troy on Friday July 23, 1999 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Funeral service will immediately follow at 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Mark S. Brower and Rev. James Barrett officiating. A private interment will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions in Sara’s name be made to the Old Burlington Church, c/o Rowena Ward, RR 3, Troy, PA or the Bradford County Library, RR 3 Troy, PA. –Canton Independent Sentinel. (Buried Glenwood Cemetery, Troy)
YATES KATIE LYNN (YATES) EVANS and BRANDON EVANS, 26, of Troy PA, tragically passed away on Monday, August 11, 2014, the result of a home fire. Katie Lynn Marie Yates Evans was born in Towanda on June 29, 1992, the daughter of Natalie (Terry) Williams of Dushore and Robert III (Pam) Yates of Towanda. She was a 2010 graduate of Towanda High School. Brandon Ray Evans was born on September 27, 1987 in Sayre. He was the son of George and Laurie Evans of Troy. In 2006, he graduated from Troy High School where he enjoyed playing soccer, basketball and wrestling. He was a Letterman’s Club and National Honor Society member. Katie Lynn worked at the B & S Convenience Store in Sylvania and previously at the Sylvania Post Office and other area businesses. Brandon was employed in the Natural Gas Industry by Xylem Co. of Horseheads and earlier worked for Mountain Lake Construction. After dating for two years, on July 6, 2013, they were married at the First Presbyterian Church in Wysox. Brandon and Katie Lynn were loving and giving people who felt made for each other. Their sometimes obnoxious laughter will be dearly missed. They enjoyed doing many things; Katie Lynn loved fishing with Brandon and driving deer to help her dad’s hunting. She was an avid reader and enjoyed shopping for others and cooking. She made beautiful gingerbread houses at Christmas time. Brandon was an accomplished golfer, enjoying Mansfield’s Corey Creek Club, hunting and especially fishing with Katie Lynn. Drawing was his passion and they possessed many friends. They both loved kids and played their music loud. Brandon and Katie Lynn were renovating their home in Troy and recently made wonderful plans to adopt a baby girl and name her Willow. In addition to their parents, surviving are four siblings; Brittany Park of Rome, Robert Yates of Wyalusing, Steven Yates of Towanda and Samantha Evans of Troy; grandparents, Lowell Jones of Tennessee, Kathleen (Arlene) Ferguson of Wyalusing, Irene (John) Young of Rome and Beverly and Dale Foust of Mainesburg; two close uncles, Chad (Lilly) Foust and Shawn (Jill) Frey all of Troy; several special aunts, uncles and cousins; a special nephew, Sterling Park; especially dear friends, Chad Case, Travis Rogers, Michael and Ashley Rogers all of Troy and “Hoss” their devoted dog. They were predeceased by grandparents; Robert Yates II, Wayne Dann, George Sr. and Jane Evans; step-grand parents, Ron Ferguson and Nancy Jones; a special aunt, Denise “DeeDee” Jones Brookens and great grandparents, Eva Austin, LeRoy Raplee, Raymond Dann and Minnie (Arthur) Nenninger. Funeral services are 1 p.m. Saturday, August 16, at the Victory Church, 645 E. Main St. Troywith calling hours prior from 10 – 1 p.m. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, consider a memorial for Baby Willow Evans, c/o Visions Federal Credit Union, 24 McKinley Ave. Endicott, NY. Arrangements are in the care of Pepper Funeral Home, 578 Springbrook Dr., Canton. –Canton Independent-Sentinel
GALEN C. YODER, age 63, of Route 6 Troy, PA passed away Friday evening March 23, 2018 at Robert Packer Hospital. Galen was born April 28, 1954 in Sellersville, PA son of Clyde Yoder and the late Lydia (Detweiler) Yoder. He was a graduate of Christopher Dock High School. On November 1, 1975 he and the former Deborah J. Moyer were married and celebrated 42 years together. Galen was employed by MASCO Electrical as an Industrial Electrician. For the past several years he and Deb have operated their Beef Farm on Route 6 in Troy working together and along with their late loving daughter Charrissa L. Yoder.
Survivors include his wife Deborah J. Yoder of Troy, his father Clyde Yoder, three sisters, Delphine Michels of Quakertown, Sandra Horst of Reading, Gladys Brand of Sellersville, a brother, Dean Yoder of Souderton, four nieces and nephews. Galen was predeceased by his mother and daughter Charrissa L. Yoder on January 29, 2016. A funeral and committal service will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at the Sylvania Presbyterian Church, Route 6 Sylvania, PA with Reverend Bill Bardo officiating. Interment will be at the convenience of the family in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy, PA. –Towanda Daily Review 3/26/2018
DONALD B. YORK, 96, of Troy, went home to be with the Lord on April 1, 2015. He was born on July 6, 1918 in Geneva, N.Y., the son of the late Galusha and Tressie York. He attended grade school in Elk Run, Tioga County, Pa., and high school in Geneva, N.Y. He was a member of the Columbia Cross Roads United Methodist Church. In earlier years, he was a member of the Sylvania Presbyterian Church, where he served as a trustee. He was a former member of the Sylvania Lions Club, where he served as a director. Don enjoyed playing baseball and softball for local teams in his younger years and enjoyed hunting, making maple syrup, bee keeping and cutting wood. He was named honorary "Old Sportsman" in 2002. Don was deeply loved by his family. His sense of humor, wit, and love of poetry was passed onto his family, and will be cherished for generations to follow. He retired from Judsons Feed store in Columbia Cross Roads where he worked for 33 years. After retirement, he loved helping out on the Clark farm on Porter Road. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 64 years, Audrey Elizabeth Haven York. In addition to his wife, and parents, he was preceded in death by brother, Ted York, Robert York, and sister, Helen Christensen. He is survived by his daughter, Audrey Kendall (Dowain Nielsen) of Troy; Donald W. (Donna) York of Troy; grandchildren, Terry (Perry) Bridges, Jay (Mary) Kendall, Stacy (Kevin) Boyle, Mathew (Susan) York; great-grandchildren, Robert Bridges, Caroling Bishop, Taylor Bridges, Krista Kendall, Coty Kendall, Abbigale Young, Madison York, Molly York and Shelby York. In keeping with Don's wishes, there will be no calling hours or funeral. Interment will be in the Glenwood Cemetery in Troy at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are by Cremation Society of Pennsylvania, Inc. –Towanda Daily Review 4/7/2015
THEODORE (TED) YORK, 69 of Troy, Pa., died June 1, 1983 at the Troy Community Hospital. He was born February 18, 1914 in Mainesburg, Pa. the son of Galusha and Tressa Fellows York. He attended the First Baptist Church in Troy. Ted was a dedicated police officer serving the community of Troy for 28 years. He was chief of police until his retirement in 1978. Ted had a particular love for the young and older people and was always ready to lend a helping hand. He was a former Boy Scout leader with Troup 47 of Troy and he was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police. He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Helen Manley York; one son, Warren York of Syracuse, N.Y.; brothers, Robert York and Donald York, both of Troy; one sister, Mrs. Gustave (Helen) Christensen of Dresden, N.Y.; four granddaughters; three great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Vickery Funeral Home on Thursday from 7-9 p.m. The funeral will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Garry Zuber officiating. Burial will be at the Glenwood Cemetery in Troy. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Troy Police Department. –Towanda Daily Review
YOUNG - BEATRICE W. WOLFE
Beatrice W. Wolfe of Troy, PA died Saturday, October 1, 1994 at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre. She was born in Coryland, the daughter of Squire and Anna Baxter Young. Mrs. Wolfe was a member of the Troy Firemen's Auxiliary and the East Troy Golden Star Rebekah Lodge No. 462 for 36 years. She attended the Troy Church of Christ. Mrs. Wolfe is survived by her husband of 23 years, Walter F. Wolfe; daughters and sons-in-law, Dorothy and George B. Murray of Towanda and Jean and Al Zyga of Ocean Beach, NC; a daughter-in-law, Judy Warner of Troy; grandchildren, Alana and Walt Dewey of Troy, Gail and Irvin Williams of Shrewsbury, PA, Gary and Lenora Wagner of Troy and Jeanne Jo and Gregory Ball of Hope Mills, NC; great-grandchildren, James Dewey of Troy, Angela and William L. Spencer of Granville Summit, Ryan and Nicole Schrader of St. Mary's, GA and Wendy Warner of Columbia Cross Roads; four great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a son, Allen V. Wagner, in 1993; her first husband, Victor Warner in 1962; and brothers, Tracy Young and Harry Young. Funeral services were held at the Vickery Funeral Home in Troy at the convenience of the family with the Rev. George Durie officiating and burial to be in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Troy Firemen's Auxiliary or the charity of one's choice.(TGR, Thursday, October 13, 1994)
DAKOTA M. YOUNG – Dakota Michael Young, infant son of Michelle McNeal and Kevin Young of Columbia Crossroads, died Tuesday, March 14, 1995, at Arnot Ogden Medical Center, Elmira, N.Y. Services will be held Friday, March 17, at 3 p.m. at the Wilston Funeral Home, 18 N. Main St., Mansfield, with the Rev. Jonathan Stanley officiating. Burial will be made at Glenwood Cemetery, Troy.
Lillian YOUNG -Death Mrs William B. WATKINS, native of Bradford County died Comemaneh, PA Wednesday. Her father was Wm. B. YOUNG. She was the mother of 2 sons, Leslie of Johnstown, PA and Ralph CONENAUGH. A sister Mrs. John SPAULDING of Columbia Cross Roads, brother Curtis of Brooklyn and A.C. of Elmira, NY. Funeral will be held at her daughter's Saturday and burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Troy.
YOUNG M ELIZABETH
Spalding, Mrs. M Elizabeth Young-died June 25, 1947, at her home in Troy Township after a long illness. She had been confined to her bed for 8 months. She was born Sept 6, 1870, a daughter of William and Sarah Ayers Young, formerly of Austinville. She was a member of the Methodist Church and Troy Grange, of which she was chaplain for several years. Survivors are: Husband, John C; sons, William, Troy, Noel, Elmira; grandsons, Curtis, Troy, Willis, Corning; 3 great grandchildren; brother, Curtis, St Joseph, Mo. Funeral services were held June 28 with burial in Glenwood Cemetery.
RICHMOND BAILEY YOUNG, 85, of Troy, PA, formerly of Gordonville, PA, passed away Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at the Bradford County Manor. Born December 10, 1932 in Sayre, PA, Richmond was a son of the late Russell and Lavella (Ross) Young. He was a 1950 graduate of Troy High School. On Feb. 18, 1950, he married his childhood sweetheart, the former Janice Teribury. They were blessed with 59 years together before her passing on May 11, 2009. Richmond was an active member of Lancaster’s Westgate Baptist Church and a previous member of Sayre Baptist Church. He worked for Agway Petroleum in Wysox, PA for 25 years. He and Janice then managed the Bird-In Hand Village Inn in Lancaster County. Times shared with family were very special to him, he also enjoyed many activities at the Bradford County Manor. Richmond will be lovingly remembered for a wonderful sense of humor and his pool shooting talents. Surviving are his children; Dale Young of Canton, PA, Deborah Phillips of Narvon, PA, Dean (Teresa) Young of Terre Hill, PA, Dixie (Lonny) Horst of Lititz, PA and Daniel Young of Lancaster, PA, daughter-in-law; Margaret Young of Troy, PA, 12 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren, a sister; Barbara Beardslee of Columbia Cross Roads, PA, several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to his wife Janice, Mr. Young was predeceased by an infant son, three siblings; Joy Brady, Sandra Anderson and Eugene Young and a son-in-law; Joseph Phillips. Visitation is 11 – 12 P.M. Saturday, May 5, at Pepper Funeral Home & Cremation Facility, 578 Springbrook Dr., Canton. Rev. Garry Zuber will officiate the funeral service at noon. Burial will be held Sunday at 1:30 P.M. in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy. In lieu of flowers, consider a donation in his memory to Bradford County Manor’s Activity Fund, 15900 Rt. 6 Troy, PA. –Towanda Daily Review 5/4/2018
YOUNG, Richmond Bailey - Richmond Bailey Young, 85, of Troy, PA, formerly of Gordonville, PA, passed away Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at the Bradford County Manor. Born December 10, 1932 in Sayre, PA, Richmond was a son of the late Russell and Lavella (Ross) Young. He was a 1950 graduate of Troy High School. On Feb. 18, 1950, he married his childhood sweetheart, the former Janice Teribury. They were blessed with 59 years together before her passing on May 11, 2009. Richmond was a member of Westgate Baptist Church in Lancaster and a previous member of Sayre Baptist Church. He worked for Agway Petroleum in Wysox, PA for 25 years and later for Pendu Manufacturing, Inc. in New Holland, PA before he and Janice managed the Bird-In-Hand Village Inn in Lancaster County. Times shared with family were very special to Richmond. He was an avid hunter in earlier years. He also enjoyed many activities at the Bradford County Manor, especially shooting pool. He will be lovingly remembered for his wonderful sense of humor. Surviving are his children; Dale Young of Canton, PA, Deborah Phillips of Narvon, PA, Dean (Teresa) Young of Terre Hill, PA, Dixie (Lonny) Horst of Lititz, PA and Daniel Young of Lancaster, PA, daughter-in-law; Margaret Young of Troy, PA, 12 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren, a sister; Barbara Beardslee of Columbia Cross Roads, PA, several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to his wife Janice, Mr. Young was predeceased by an infant son, three siblings; Joy Brady, Sandra Anderson and Eugene Young and a son-in-law; Joseph Phillips. Visitation is 11 – 12 P.M. Saturday, May 5, at Pepper Funeral Home & Cremation Facility, 578 Springbrook Dr., Canton. Rev. Garry Zuber will officiate the funeral service at noon. Burial will be held Sunday at 1:30 P.M. in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy. In lieu of flowers, consider a donation in his memory to Bradford County Manor’s Activity Fund, 15900 Rt. 6 Troy, PA 16947. – Williamsport Sun-Gazette, 4 May 2018
YOUNG – William W. Young, well known and highly respected veteran of the civil war, died unexpectedly Monday morning at the home of his daughter, Mrs. John SPALDING, of Troy township, aged 70 years. He is survived also by two sons, A. C. YOUNG of Elmira and Curtis W. YOUNG of St. Joseph, Mo. Mr. Young was engaged in the mercantile business for years in Elmira in company with the late A. B. AUSTIN, of Austinville. The funeral was held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the home and interment was in Glenwood cemetery. TGR 1913
ZIVELLI, JOSEPH E. Private graveside services will be held for Joseph Ernest Zivelli, 88, native of E. Troy, at Glenwood Cemetery with Rev. Garry Zuber officiating. He died Dec 17, 1983. Born in New York City, he was a conductor-composer and violinist in theaters there. He was a member of Local No. 802 American Federation of Musicians. He was formerly with the editorial staff of “Metropolitan Field” and wrote incidental music for several movies. He is survived by sons, Thomas Milan of San Jose, CA and Richard Milan of Scottsdale, AZ; brother Jimmy of Florida; sisters Rose Triano and Mary Zivelli of New York City; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild; several nieces and nephews including Dorothy Wilkins, Freeville, NY, Lenora Gallup of Ulster and Tom Calkins of Troy. (TGR Feb. 9, 1984)
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? ADAMS Margaret H. Peck Adams
Age 90, formerly of Watkins Glen, died on Monday, September 12, 2011. A memorial service in her memory will be held Saturday, September 17, 2011, at 1:00 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 610 Decatur St., Watkins Glen; Rev. Beverly Karr-Lyon will officiate; and burial following services at Glenwood Cemetery. Margaret was predeceased by her husbands, Arthur J. "Joe" Peck Jr. and Truman R. Adams. She is survived by her children, Arthur J. Peck III (Donna) of Breesport, NY, Jean P. (Robert) Swinnerton of Hector, NY and Grace Ann (Ronald) Pelino of Las Vegas, NV; six grandchildren and eighteen great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the 2011 Family of Friends Campaign, c/o "Schuyler Health Foundation, Inc.", PO Box 828, 401 West Main St., Montour Falls, NY 14865. Star Gazette – September 13, 2011
? HIGBEE, SOPHIA
Age 48, of RD#1, Mainesburg, PA, Friday, May 9, 1986. There will be no calling hours. Funeral service will be held Tuesday, May 13, 1986, 2 pm, at the Sylvania Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Jo Serchak and Rev. Kenneth Marple officiating. Burial, Glenwood Cemetery, Troy, PA. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Sylvania Presbyterian Church. Arrangements by Vickery Funeral Home, Troy, PA. Survived by a special friend, Eldon Nash of RD #1, Mainesburg, PA; daughter, Mrs. Dean (Dawn) Oliveri of Missouri; sons, Robert Schofield, Fred Schofield, Steven Higbee and Richard Higbee, all of Florida; 2 grandchildren. She was a member of the Sylvania Presbyterian Church, and a Nurse at the Troy Community Hospital; member of the National Geographic Society, Betsy Ross Foundation, and the Sylvania Lioness Club.
? ELIZABETH HUNT
Wife of DeWitt Hunt, died in the home of her daughter, Mrs. Lowell Austin, East Main Street, Monday morning, November 9th, after a short illness. She was 65 years old. For many years a resident of Troy Township on the Fall Brook Road, Mrs. Hunt was visiting her daughter, Mrs. Austin, when she was taken ill. She is survived by Mr. Hunt, the daughter, and two grandsons, James and Charles. The funeral was held at 10:30 Wednesday from the Austin home, Rev. J. H. Carter and Rev. O. D. Young officiating, and burial was in the family plot in Glenwood Cemetery. (handwritten on article 1936)
? Mrs. Edith May LETTS, 82, of Columbia Cross Roads, RD 2, died Monday at the Troy Community Hospital. She was born in Whitneyville, Pa. and had lived with her daughter since 1953. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Margaret Whittemore of Columbia Cross Roads; one sister Mrs. Sarah Brown of Phelps, N.Y.; one granddaughter; several nieces and nephews. Funeral and committal services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Vickery Funeral Home, Troy. The Rev. Owen Barrett will officiate. Burial will be at the Glenwood Cemetery, Troy.
? - Mrs. P H MacDONALD -wife of the Superintendent of the Troy Condensery died Friday morning. The funeral will be held Sunday afternoon at the home of Willis Blackwell’s sister, Mrs. Dix Ballard. Interment will be in Glenwood Cemetery.
? Mrs. Anna MINTURN died suddenly of heart disease at her home
in Troy township on Saturday morning, May 7th. Funeral services were conducted
at the home on Monday by undertaker Beaman at 2 o’clock, Rev. T. A. Hughes
officiating. Burial in Glenwood cemetery. TGR 1904
(Mrs. Joseph D. Minturn)
? Mary [David] Watkins - (1930) Wife of David Watkins, died Monday evening, July 21, at her home on Paine Street after several years of failing health, aged 60 years. She was a member of the Methodist church and was active in its affairs as long as her health permitted. Besides her husband, Mrs. Watkins is survived by one son, Frederick of Greenlawn, NY; her stepfather, John O Thomas of Troy; three stepsisters, Miss Elizabeth Thomas and Mrs. Anna Hickok of Troy and Mrs. William Strong of Hornell and one half sister, Miss Margaret Thomas of Troy. In the absence of her Pastor, the Rev. J W Faust of Canton will officiate at the funeral from her late home Thursday afternoon. Interment will be in Glenwood Cemetery-Troy
? WILCOX – Mrs. Thankful Wilcox of Newark, N. J., formerly a resident
of Bradford county, died at her late home on Monday, June 2, 1913, of
paralysis. She leaves a circle of friends and acquaintances, who will mourn the
loss of a kind friend and neighbor. The funeral was held at the home of Eugene
Wilcox at Troy, June 7th, Rev. Randall officiating. Burial was in Glenwood
cemetery. The deceased is survived by one daughter, Mrs. J. H. Baker, of
Newark, N. J., and three sons, William of Newark, Charles of Syracuse and
Eugene of Troy. The funeral was largely attended by friends and relatives, many
coming from Athens and Granville. TGR 1913 (Mrs. Charles S. Wilcox)