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.
All people are listed in alphabetic order by surname at BIRTH. Women identified by a married alias only and for whom a birth surname can not be identified, are listed on the last page for the cemetery's obituaries. Please send in typed obituaries for people buried in our local cemeteries. If possible include name of newspaper and date. Send typed in your email or in attached Word files. Send to Joyce M. Tice (JoyceTice@aol.com)
FRANCIS (FUZZY) BAKER, age 93 of Elmira, NY, passed away quietly at home on Sunday, April 13, 2014. Friends may call at the Baker Family Funeral Home on Thursday April 17, 2014 from 3PM to 6PM. Interment of Fuzzy’s ashes will be held in Hanlon Hill Cemetery, Ridgebury Twp. At the convenience of the family. Fuzzy is survived by his wife of 62 years, Jeanine (Ginger) Baker; sons, Frank Baker of Elmira, NY, Hugh (Lynda) Baker of Hazleton Pa; daughter, Nancie Kent of Hazleton, Pa; five grandchildren, Jamie, Heather, Janine, Shawna & Jillian; seven great grandchildren; sister-in-law, Lois Wedgeworth; & several nieces & nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, Hugh Baker, Charles Baker & Paul D. Baker, Sr.; sisters, Margaret O'Connor & Jane Cunningham; & son-in-law, Ronald Kent. Fuzzy was a United States Navy Veteran serving from 1939-1945. He was retired from the Erie Lackawanna Railroad after 32 years of service. Uncle Fuzzy was an outstanding athlete back in the day. Flowers are welcomed or those wishing may make memorial contributions to your local VA centers. –Elmira Star-Gazette 4/15/2014
ROBERT L. BALLARD, of Gillett, PA, age 75 died on Saturday, March 31, 2001 at Troy Community Hospital, Troy, PA. He was born on October 14, 1925 in Troy, PA, the son of the late Lawrence and Mary McGee) Ballard. Robert was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church. He served during World War II in the United State Marines. Robert was a member of the Elmira Elks Lodge 62 and the Troy VFW Post #8675. He loved golfing and hunting. Robert is survived by his wife of 36 years, Erla (Lewis) Ballard at home; son, Brent (Paula) Ballard of Frenchtown, NJ; daughters Brenda Dean of Orlando, FL, and Laurie (Rick) Orcutt of East Smithfield, PA; step-children, Clair (Val) Litteer of Bentley Creek, PA, Mark Litteer of Albermarle, NC and Ellen (Gavin) Finnerty of East Smithfield, PA; eight grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by several uncles. Friends are invited to call at Roberts Funeral Home, Inc., 279 Main St., Wellsburg, NY on Wednesday, April 4, 2001 from 2 to 5 PM with the Elmira Elks Lodge conducting a service for their late brother at 2:00 PM. The funeral service will follow at 5:00 PM at the funeral home. Interment will be in Hanlon Hill Cemetery.
BOTSON - DEAN, Dona Marie
Went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday evening, November 7, 2009 at her Bentley Creek home with her loving family and friends at her side at the age of 50. Born on January 17, 1959 in Nazareth, PA, Dona was the daughter of the late Charles & Philomena Tenaglia Botson. She married Jeffrey Dean on May 22, 1982 in Broomall, PA. Dona lived her life and set an example to others in serving the Lord. All who knew her had no doubt as to her commitment to Jesus Christ. She was ever faithful to the command, "loved the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind." Dona shared her faith boldly and without embarrassment. We can be assured, even now, she is sitting at the feet of Jesus pelting Him with those unanswered questions we have all been asking. Surviving is her loving husband Jeffrey Dean; children, Kellie Marie (Jay) Woodward, Jeffrey Cole Matthew Dean, Nicole Victoria Dean, Jessica Lin Dean; grandson, Logan Woodward; mother, Philomena Botson; brother, Charles A.(Janet) Botson; sister, Phyllis (Ed) Delate; sister-in-law and friend, Linda (Dan) Leonard; best friend Nancy (Mark) Pierce, and her many nieces, nephews, and great-nieces/nephews whom she adored. In addition to her father, Dona was predeceased by her sister, Cynthia Botson. Family and friends will be received at Caywood's Funeral Home & Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Southport on Friday, November 13, 2009 between the hours of 6-9 pm. Additional visitation will take place on Saturday, in The Bentley Creek Wesleyan Church, Bentley Creek, PA from 12 noon-2 pm. Funeral services will follow at 2 pm with her pastor and friend, The Reverend Rob Wuethrich officiating. Graveside services will follow in the Hanlon Hill Cemetery, Bentley Creek, PA. Published in Star-Gazette on November 10, 2009
RICHARD M. BROWN age 68 of 62 Bennett Road, RD 1, Pine City, NY, Tuesday March 13, 1990. Friends are invited to attend graveside services, Saturday, Aril 28, 1990, 11 AM at Hanlon Hill Cemetery, Centerville Road, Ridgebury Township, Centerville, PA. Rev. Dodd Lamberton of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Elmira officiating. Arrangements by Roberts Funeral home, Wellsburg, NY. –Elmira Star-Gazette 4/27/1990
BUBACZ Kenneth J.
Age 73, of Elmira, died surrounded by his loving family at home on Sunday, July 24, 2011. The family will receive friends and relatives at the Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, 212 E. 4th St., Watkins Glen, on Tuesday from 2-4pm and 6-8pm. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday at 10:00am; Rev. James Crupi officiating; followed by burial at Hanlon Hill Cemetery in Gillett, PA. Ken was born at home on Erie St. in Elmira on January 8, 1938; the son of the late A. John and Catherine Bubacz. He grew up with his eight brothers and sisters on Terry Hill Road in Alpine. Ken worked as an Estimator for Robinson Building Materials in Odessa, until retiring after 49 years, 5 weeks and 3 days. Ken was also a member of the Christian Faith Fellowship church of Elmira. Ken was predeceased by his wife, Betty (Chandler) Bubacz on June 1, 2005. He was also predeceased by his parents; sister, Loraine; and brothers, Andrew and William; brother-in-law, Robert Soper; and special "daughter"/sister-in-law, Sarah Bargesser. He is survived by 3 daughters, Tammy (Kurt) Traub of Clark Summit, PA, Annette Bubacz of Elmira, and Shelly McClure of Elmira; brothers, Daniel (Carole) Bubacz of Mount Joy, PA, Frank (Joyce) Bubacz of South Carolina, Donald (Elizabeth) Bubacz of Elmira, and Matthew (Jane) Bubacz of Horseheads; sister, Barbara Soper of Gillett, PA; special brother-in-law, Daniel Bargesser of Pine City, NY; special nephew and nieces, Todd (Alissa) Bargesser, Tracy (Kyle) Chedzoy, Teri (Mark) O'Dell, Michael J. Olmstead; 6 grandchildren, Stephanie, Megan, Todd, Sandy, Jonathan, and Brittany; and 4 great-grandchildren, Deenna, Dominic, Steven and Timothy; special great nephews, Michael A. Olmstead, Brady Bargesser, Benjamin Chedzoy and Christopher O'Dell. Memorial donations may be made in memory of Betty and Ken Bubacz to Southern Tier Hospice. Star Gazette – July 25, 2011
CHANDLER Joyce L. Janowsky
age 78, of Gillette, died on Tuesday, April 17, 2012. The family will receive friends and relatives from noon to 2 p.m. on Friday, April 20 at the Chemung Christian Fellowship Church, 726 Main St., Chemung, NY 14825. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. at the church with Pastor Randy Stilson officiating. The committal service and burial will be held at Hanlon Hill Cemetery. Joyce is survived by her loving husband of 58 years, Fritz "Junior" Janowsky; sons, Ivan and William Janowsky; three grandchildren, Jason, Kara, and Max Janowsky; one great-grand-daughter, Tayia Janowsky; and brothers and sisters, Florence (Harold) Langeland, Norman Chandler (Ellen Wolcott), Delores (Ora) Whipple, Robert (Lila) Chandler, Mary Foster and Dale (Leona) Chandler. She was predeceased by her parents, Alva and Louisa Chandler, grandson Jorden, and five brothers and sisters, Asa Chandler, Albert Chandler, Annamae Waltman, Betty Bubacz, Alva Chandler Jr., and Sarah Bargesser. Joyce was a loving and caring person. She was a devout bingo player and loved playing cards. She was a lifetime member of the Women of the Moose - Horseheads Chapter No. 1832 and the Ridgebury Sportsman Club. Memorial donations in Joyce's memory may be made her church. Services have been entrusted to the Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home of Watkins Glen. Towanda Daily Review – April 19, 2012
CHANDLER Sarah H. Bargesser
Age 59, of Pine City, died unexpectedly at home on Monday, March 14, 2011. The family will receive friends and relatives at the Pennsylvania Ave. United Methodist Church in Pine City, Friday, March 18, from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.; funeral service following at 1:00 p.m., Pastor James Crupi officiating, and burial at Hanlon Cemetery in Gillette, PA at a later date. Born in Waverly, NY to the late Alva and Louisa Chandler, Sarah was the youngest of 14 children. She was a member of Christian Faith Fellowship Church of Southport. She is survived by her loving and dedicated husband of 39 years, J. Daniel Bargesser; children, Todd (Alissa) Bargesser, Tracy (Kyle) Chedzoy, Teri (Mark) O'Dell; son-in-law, Michael J. Olmstead; also her brother-in-law, Kenneth Bubacz, who raised her since a little girl; a very special niece, caretaker and loving friend, Annette Bubacz; special nieces/sisters, Tammy (Kurt) Traub, Shelly McClure; brothers and sisters, Joyce (Fritz) Janowsky, Florence (Harold) Langeland, Norman (Ellen Wolcott) Chandler, Delores (Ora) Whipple, Robert (Lila) Chandler, Mary Foster, Dale (Leona) Chandler; 9 grandchildren, Christina, Michael, Haleigh, Noah, Sarah, Brady, Ava, Benjamin, and Christopher; special great-nieces and great-nephews, Stephanie, Megan, Todd, Sandy, Jonathan, and Brittany; and mother-in-law, Ruth Veina. She was predeceased by four brothers and sisters, Betty Bubacz (special sister and best friend), Alva James "June", Asa, Albert Chandler and Annamae Waltman. Despite the obstacles that Sarah overcame in her life, she was a happy optimistic person who loved the Lord and her family. Star Gazette – March 16, 2011
DUNLAP - PAUL, Arlene Dunlap
A resident of Athens, PA and formerly of Bentley Creek, PA went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday December 19, 2007 at the age of 81. Born on September 24, 1926 in Elmira, NY Arlene was the daughter of Charles W. & Beulah I. Lester Dunlap. She is survived by her loving husband of 56 years, Glenn Paul and their children, Reverend Stephen Paul (Cynthia), Athens, PA; Mary Jane Russell (James), Horseheads, NY; and Karen Paul, Troy, PA; five grandchildren, Christopher Russell (Arin), Stephanie Russell, Laura Newton (Justin), Ryan Paul and Ethan Somers; two great-grandchildren, Aubrey, and Benjamin, along with many nieces, nephews and cherished family friends. In addition to her parents, Arlene was predeceased by her brothers and sisters-in-law, Harry & Betty Dunlap and Clair & Rose Alice Dunlap. In serving her Lord, Arlene was very active as a church secretary for the Southside Baptist Church and the Fassett Baptist Church where she was presently a member. She was a member of the American Baptist Woman's Ministries and was on the state boards for both New York and Pennsylvania American Baptist Church's. Arlene was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She loved caring for her home and keeping in touch with the many friends she made in her life. Many heartfelt thanks to niece, Sharon Erway, Dr. Schiavone, and the nursing staff of St. Joseph's hospital for the wonderful care given during her extended illness. Family and friends will be received at Caywood's Funeral Home & Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Southport on Friday, December 19, 2007 between the hours of 1:00 - 3:00PM and 6:00 - 8:00PM. Funeral services will follow the visitation at 8:15 PM with her pastor and friend, the Reverend Donald Rockwell along with her son, the Reverend Stephen Paul officiating. Graveside services will take place at the families' convenience in Hanlon Hill Cemetery, Bentley Creek, PA. Memorial donations may be directed to the Ethan Somers Education Fund, c/o Caywood's Funeral Home & Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Elmira, NY 14904 to aid in her grandson's education. Published in the Star-Gazette on 12/20/2007.
FREEMAN Mary Ellen Berry
Centerville Road, PA: Mary Ellen (Freeman) Berry, of Centerville Road, Ridgebury Township, PA life came to an end on September 27, 2011 following a hard fought battle with lung cancer. Mary was born April 4, 1948 in Elmira, NY, daughter of the late Jess and Louise (Lutz) Freeman. She married Forrest "Ted" Berry on May 6, 1967 and they celebrated 44 years together. She was employed by the Athens School District at Gladys Burnham School in Bentley Creek, PA where she worked in the cafeteria. Mary also worked for various area families as a private housekeeper. She was a parishioner of Our Lady of Lourdes Church and past member of the Ridgebury Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. Mary enjoyed traveling to Florida, watching NASCAR, and her canine friends. She found great joy spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Survivors include her loving husband and best friend of 44 years, Forrest "Ted" Berry of Centerville, PA.; son, Jeffrey C. Berry of Centerville; grandchildren Jeffrey Dylan Berry and Marissa Eileen Berry, both of Centerville; sisters, Katherine Storch of Pine City, NY, Joyce Squires & Paul Zinck of Centerville; aunts Theo & Richard Johnson of Elmira, Betty Freeman of Centerville and Audrey Lutz of Elmira; sisters-in-law, Irene Adams of Rochester, NY, Donna Berry of Watkins Glen, Carol & Roy Quimby of Oregon; several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends also survive. She was predeceased by her parents and her sister Doris (Freeman) Squires. Mary wants to thank all the doctors and staff at the Falck Cancer Center both in the Chemotherapy and Radiation, and to Guthrie Hospice for all of their loving special care. Family and friends are invited to call Saturday, October 1, 2011 from 1 to 3 PM at the Roberts Funeral Home, Inc., 279 Main Street, Wellsburg, NY. Her memorial service will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 3 PM with Rev. Jeremiah Moynihan officiating. Interment will be at the convenience of the family in Hanlon Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials are directed to the Falck Cancer Center, 600 Roe Avenue, Elmira, NY 14905. Star Gazette – September 29, 2011
GILBERT Michael R.
Pine City: "Mike", age 40, of Sagetown Rd., Pine City, NY, died unexpectedly Friday, January 28th, 2011. Mike was the son of Robert Farmer and his mother Donna whom died in 1999. He is survived by his loving wife Rhonda Dininny Gilbert of Pine City; his children that he cherished, Nathan and Natalie; Father: Robert (Rose) Farmer of Millerton, Father and Mother in law: Richard and Sylvia Dininny of Pine City; Niece Amanda Dininny (fianc? Kimathi Arnold) of Elmira; Brother in law: Richard Dininny of Tucson, AZ; Sister in law: Julie Allington of TX; Nephew Cameron Ware; Cousins: Scott (Kim) Gilbert; Tim (Jen) Gilbert; Kimberly Gilbert (fianc? Dan); Uncles: Don (Sandy) Gilbert, Charlie (Lisa) Gilbert, Tim (Karen) Gilbert, Charles (Terri) Gilbert, Glen (Terri) Gilbert. Mike is predeceased by his mother, Donna Farmer; Grandfather, Don Gilbert; Grandmother, Gloria Gilbert; and his best friend and constant companion, Josh Long. Family and friends are invited to gather at the Olthof Funeral Home Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira, NY, Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011 from 12:00PM to 2:00PM and 5:00PM to 7:00PM. Funeral and committal services will be held at the conclusion of the gathering hours at 7:00PM. The Reverend William Vallett will officiate. Graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family at the Hanlon Hill Cemetery, Ridgebury, PA. Mike was a loving husband, father and friend. He loved his "two best dogs in the world," "Goldie and Bear". He loved his family and cherished great memories and times with his friends and family. For seventeen years, Mike worked for Allen's Plumbing and Heating for the DeLosa family with whom he formed a strong family bond. For the past few years, he has worked for Kimble Inc. and as a member of the Local #267 Plumbers and Steam Fitters Union. He graduated from the Journeyman apprentice program with Local #267 last spring. His incredible work ethic allowed him to excel in everything he wanted to accomplish in life, including building his dream home for his family. Mike was a kid at heart, always a happy, easy going person who was willing to help anyone who needed him. If you were his friend, you were family. Mike will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him. In lieu of flowers, in support of Mike and Rhonda's children, please make memorial donations c/o Rhonda Gilbert, 631 Sagetown Rd. Pine City, NY 14871. Star Gazette – January 31, 2011
GOODRICH –JEANINE (GINGER) BAKER age 83, of Elmira, NY, passed away at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center on Saturday, April 26, 2014. Friends may call at the Baker Family Funeral Home on Thursday May 1 from 4 to 6 pm. Interment of Ginger’s ashes will be held in Hanlon Hill Cemetery, Ridgebury Twp. At the convenience of the family. Ginger is survived by sons, Frank Baker of Elmira, NY, Hugh (Lynda) Baker of Hazelton, PA; daughter, Nancie Kent of Hazelton, PA; five grandchildren, Jamie, Heather, Janine, Shawna & Jillian; seven great-grandchildren; sister, Lois Wedgeworth of Brandon, FL; several nieces, nephews & cousins. Ginger was recently predeceased by her loving husband, Francis (Fuzzy) Baker on April 13, 2014. She was also predeceased by brother, Emory Goodrich & son-in-law, Ronald Kent. Prior to retiring, Ginger was employed by Rosenbaum's and Walmart. –Elmira Star-Gazette 4/29/2014
GOODRICH Mickey R. Halstead
95, of Centerville, Pa., died on Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, at Strait's Personal Care Home surrounded by her family. Mickey was the loving wife of the late Bernard H. Halstead, who died April 26, 1986. The couple married Nov. 12, 1938 and had 47 happy years together. Mickey was born on April 9, 1918, in Town of Ashland, Chemung County, N.Y., daughter of the late Chester and Minnie (Small) Goodrich. Mickey and Bernard had a farm for many years and Mickey also worked at Rosenbalm's and Iszard's Department Stores. She attended the Bentley Creek Wesleyan Church and then the Bentley Creek Baptist Church. Mickey was a member of the Gladys Burnham Elementary School PTA, the Centerville Community Club, the Bentley Creek Ladies Auxiliary, the local Grange, and was a member of the widows group at the Bentley Creek Baptist Church. One of her passions in life was golf and she was a lifelong member of Pinecroft Golf Course. She enjoyed reading and was a strong supporter of the Bradford County Bookmobile. Mickey is survived by her children, Daniel (Marie) Halstead of Union Springs, N.Y., Pat (Jerry) Anthony and Kathy (Dale) Schrader, both of Centerville, Pa.; her son-in-law, Doug Vidic of Kylertown, Pa.; twelve grandchildren; many great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Mickey was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Bernard; her daughter Eileen Vidic; and her eight brothers and sisters. Family and friends may call from 3 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, at the Roberts Funeral Home, Inc., 279 Main St., Wellsburg, N.Y. The memorial service to honor Mickey's life will be held at the conclusion of the visitation at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 29 at the funeral home with Rev. James Ellis officiating. Burial will be in Hanlon Hill Cemetery at the convenience of her family. Memorial contributions may be made in Mickey's memory to the Bradford County Bookmobile, 16093 Route 6, Troy, PA 16947. Towanda Daily Review – October 27, 2013
HAFER - Carol Jane Hafer Amark, 48, of Sacramento, Calif., died as the result of a motorcycle accident March 5, 2008. Born March 30, 1959 in Jersey Shore, Pa., the daughter of David C. and Doris Gibson Hafer, she graduated from Athens High School in 1977 and was a graduate of Mansfield University in 1981. She then served in the US Navy from 1982-1986, serving on the USS Prairie. Carol located in California after her military service, where she was a self-employed bookkeeper. Carol was a member of the Le-Tip Group (business association), Hang Town Harley-Davidson Group, and Elk-Grove Harley-Davidson Group. Her main interests were crafts, reading, and her cats. She is survived by: her parents, David and Doris Hafer of Sayre; her brother and sister-in-law, Duane and Laurie Hafer of Sayre; a sister and brother-in-law, Lucinda and Terry Mack of Waverly; four nieces, Mallory, Morgan, Meredith, and Mackenzie Hafer, all of Sayre; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins in the Williamsport area. Family and friends may call Saturday, March 29, 2008 from 1-2 p.m. at Wilawana United Methodist Church. A memorial service will follow at 2 p.m. with Pastor Dan Burgess officiating. Burial will be in Hanlin Hill Cemetery, Ridgebury, at the convenience of the family. A post-funeral luncheon will be held at the church community hall following the service. The family will provide flowers. Memorial donations may be made in her name to Wilawana United Methodist Church, c/o Pam Secrist, 5430 Vetter Rd., Sayre, PA 18840. Arrangements are by Jay E. Lowery Funeral Home Inc. - Sayre Morning Times, 20 Mar 2008
HERBERT R. HALSTEAD, 76, of RR3, Gillett, Ridgebury Township died unexpectedly Tuesday, June 8, 2004 at his home. Born March 19, 1928 in Rochester, N.Y. he was a son of the late Clarence C. and Dorothy Foquet) Halstead. Herb was a former member of the Athens School Board having served for 16 years. He enjoyed hunting and fishing especially with his children and grandchildren. And he had a g5eat sense of humor. Herb was a veteran of the Korean War. He served with the U.S. Army in England in Company C 817th Engineering Division. He was Honorably discharged in 1953. In 1953 he and his brother, Neal, formed a partnership and together ran the Halstead Brothers Dairy Farm, which was honored with the distinction of being a “Century Farm.” Surviving are: his wife, Janice (Steves) Halstead at home, stepson, William Brooks at home, son Kevin (Deborah) Halstead of Duke Center, Pa., daughter, Karen (Charles) Dorn of Pittsburgh, Pa., grandchildren, Keith, Kayla, Courtney and Craig Halstead of Akron, N.Y. and Neal (Catherine) Halstead of Gillett, PA. sister, Alice (Everett) Latteer of Locust, N.C., numerous nieces and nephews. Besides his parents Herb was also preceded in death by his first wife Betty (Kurilla) Halstead and infant son, Richard. Family and friends are invited to call at Roberts Funeral Home, Inc., 279 Main Street, Wellsburg, N.Y. on Thursday, June 10, from 7-9 p.m. and on Friday, June 11, from 1-2 p.m. The funeral and committal service will immediately follow at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. The Rev. Steven Reynolds will officiate. Interment will be at the convenience of the family in Hanlon Hill Cemetery, Ridgebury Township, Pa. Memorial donations in Herb’s name may be directed to the Athens Area School Libraries; specifically the Gladys Burnham School or you may designate on your check which school in the district to send it to. Please send checks to the Athens Area School Administration, Willow St., Athens, Pa. –Towanda Daily Review.
GREGORY R. INMAN
Gregory R. Inman, 42, RD 1, Gillett, PA died Thursday, August 22, 1991. He is survived by his father, Warren Inman of RD 3, Gillett; children, Dennis Inman of Marion, IN and Tosh Inman, serving with the US Air Force in Alaska; sisters, Lynette Stratton of Virginia Beach, VA and Darcey Ferguson of Lincolnton, NC; brothers, Norman Inman of Kenosha, WI and Jeffrey Inman of Lanexa, VA; also several aunts, uncles and cousins. Private funeral services were to be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements were by the Roberts Funeral Home in Wellsburg. Contributions may be sent to the Bentley Creek Wesleyan Church General Fund, RD 3, Gillett, PA 16925. (TGR, Thursday, August 29, 1991)
JANOWSKY Fritz "Junior" Janowsky
GILLETT: 82, of Gillett, PA; died on Thursday, January 3, 2013. The family will receive friends and relatives on Sunday, January 6, 2013 from 2:00pm-4:00pm at the Chemung Christian Fellowship Church, 726 Main St., Chemung, NY 14825. A funeral service will be held at 4:00pm at the church; Pastor Randy Stilson officiating. The committal service and burial will be held at Hanlon Hill Cemetery at a later date. He was predeceased by his wife of 58 years, Joyce, on April 17, 2012. Also grandson Jorden; two brothers, and two sisters. Junior is survived by his loving sons, Ivan and William Janowsky; three grandchildren, Jason, Kara, and Max Janowsky; and one great-grand-daughter, Tayia Janowsky; brother, Richard (Linda) Janowsky; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Florence (Harold) Langeland, Norman Chandler ( Ellen Wolcott), Delores (Ora) Whipple, Robert (Lila) Chandler, Mary Foster, and Dale (Leona) Chandler. Junior was an avid fisherman, hunter and sportsman. And, he enjoyed square dancing with his wife. He was a lifetime member of the Moose - Horseheads Chapter 1476; Corning Carpenters Union Local 1599, the Fur, Fin and Feather Club of Elmira, and the Ridgebury Sportsman Club. Memorial donations in Junior's memory may be made to his church. Services have been entrusted to the Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home of Watkins Glen. Star Gazette – January 4, 2013
RICHARD L. ‘DICK’ JANOWSKY, 75, of Ridgebury, PA, went home to be with his Lord on Monday, December 29, 2014 from his home surrounded by his family. He was the loving husband of Linda L. (Cragle) Janowsky. The couple married November 12, 1966 and had 48 wonderful years together. Dick was born on September 5, 1939 in Elmira, NY, son of the late Fritz W. and Grace I. (Wagner) Janowsky. Growing up on the family farm Dick always had a passion for the land and farming it. He was the first Co-Operative in Ridgebury Township to go into the Farm Program. With Dick's love of the land, he went into the Real Estate business. He was a broker for Strout Realty for 21 years. In those 21 years, Dick was always in the top 25 offices for sales out of 700 offices. He ended his career with Strout to open his own business, Janowsky Realty. He helped many in northern Bradford County sell and buy homes and land until his retirement in 2011. Dick's motto was always "Bringing People and Places Together". Dick was an avid hunter when he was younger, and enjoyed pigeon racing and won many trophies racing them. Back in the 1970's Dick was very active in Scouting, serving as the Chairman of the Board for the Boy Scouts in Ridgebury Township. He and Linda enjoyed Square Dancing and were members of the Grand Paraders in Troy. Dick was a past president of the dancing group. He also enjoyed collecting license plates, loved football, baseball, and golf, and spending time with family and friends. He was often heard saying "A stranger is a friend you haven't met yet." Faith was important to Dick, he was a member of the Bentley Creek Wesleyan Church since the 1950's. Dick is survived by his loving wife, Linda; his sons, James R. (Martine) Janowsky of New York, NY, and Daniel R. Janowsky of Ridgebury, PA; along with numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, and his brothers and sisters: Russell Johnston, Dorothy DuVall, George Miller, Sarah "Sally" Lattimer, and Fritz C. "Jr." Janowsky. Family and friends are welcome to call from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Friday, January 2, 2015 and again from 10:00-11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 3, 2015 at the Roberts Funeral Home, Inc. 279 Main Street Wellsburg, NY. The funeral service to honor Dick's life will be held at the conclusion of the viewing at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 3 at the funeral home with his pastor and friend, Rev. Robert Wuethrich officiating. Burial will be at the convenience of his family in Hanlon Hill Cemetery. Dick's family will be providing flowers. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the Bentley Creek Wesleyan Church, 13255 Berwick Turnpike, Gillett, PA. The family would like to thank all who attended Dick's "Living Funeral" on December 13 and the Guthrie Hospice with a special thanks going to Carrie, Patty, Anja, and Connie. –Elmira Star-Gazette 12/31/2014
JOHNSTON - DuVall Dorothy P. "Dot"
Of Gillett, PA
Age 90, died on Saturday, January 19, 2008, at St. Joseph's Hospital, after suffering a heart attack. "Dot" was born June 16, 1917 in Elmira, NY, the daughter of the late Oliver and Grace (Wagner) Johnston. Dorothy was married to the late Virgil W. DuVall. She retired form Remington Rand after several years of dedicated service. In her spare time, she loved being outside in the sunshine doing her yard work. She was an avid reader and in the last seven months, her greatest joy came from spending time with the light of her life, her great-great-granddaughter, whom she loved dearly, Hailey Jo Lee. Dorothy is survived by a daughter, June A. DuVall of Rochester, NY; sons-in-law, Benton Frisbie of Burlington, Jim King of CT; granddaughters, Melissa (Thomas) Chapman, with whom she lived with in Gillett, PA, Shawne (Michael) Flanders of CT, Shannon (John) Durso of CT; grandsons, Benton (Pat) Frisbie of Pine City, NY, Don (Marsha) Grimes of Buffalo, NY, Doug (Cheryl) Grimes of Philadelphia, PA, David Grimes of Rochester, NY, along with several other great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Other survivors include brothers and sisters-in-law, Fritz (Joyce) Janowsky, Richard (Linda) Janowsky, Russell (Lucille) Johnston, all of Gillett, PA; also numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Virgil in 1991; daughters, Darlene Frisbie in 1981 and Sharon King in 1995; brother, George Miller; sister and brother-in-law, Sarah "Sally" (Art) Lattimer. Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, NY 14904 on Tuesday, January 22, 2008, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Funeral Services celebrating "Dot's" will be held there following the visitation. (3 p.m.) The Reverend Gary Mammarello will officiate. Interment will take place privately at the convenience of the family in the Hanlon Hill Cemetery, Centerville, PA, where Dorothy will be laid to rest with her beloved Virgil. Memorial donations may be directed to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box #3049, Syracuse, NY 13220, Attention: Heart Gifts; or to the American Cancer Society of the Southern Tier, 1316 College Ave., Elmira, NY 14901 in her memory. Published in the Star-Gazette on 1/21/2008.
JOHNSTON, Russell O.
Age 93, of 564 Johnston Road, Gillett, PA, died Tuesday, June 10, 2008, at the Bradford County Manor, West Burlington, PA, following an extended illness. Family and friends are invited to call Friday, June 13, 2008, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Roberts Funeral Home, Inc., 279 Main Street, Wellsburg, NY. Russell's funeral service will be held at the funeral home 11:00 a.m., Saturday, June 14, 2008, with Pastor Rob Wuethrich of the Bentley Creek Wesleyan Church officiating. Interment will follow in Hanlon Hill Cemetery. Russell was born June 4, 1915 in Erie, PA, son of the late Orie and Grace Wagner Johnston. He married Lucille B.M. Sindermann on August 26, 1939 and had 68 wonderful years together. He was retired from Associated Transport, where he worked as a truck driver for many years. Russell was a member of the Teamsters Union and enjoyed using his talent as a mechanic spending his spare time working on cars. Russell was also an avid outdoorsman and loved to hunt. Survivors include his wife, Lucille B.M. Johnston of Gillett, PA; sons and daughters-in-law, Thomas and Elaine Johnston, Raymond and Jane Johnston; daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and Kevin Yaggie, all of Gillett, PA; foster children, Jimijoe Salsman of Maine, Andrea and John Champion of Sayre, PA; stepbrothers, Fritz and Joyce Janowsky, and Richard and Linda Janowsky, all of Gillett, PA; seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and cousins. Russell was predeceased by his brother, George Miller; and sisters, Sarah Lattimer and Dorothy DuVall. Published in the Star-Gazette on 6/12/2008.
JAMES A. LANGDON age 58 of Wilawana Rd., RD 2, Elmira on April 27, 1991. Friends may call at Roberts Funeral Home, Wellsburg Tuesday from 7 to 9 PM. Masonic Services there at 6:45 PM. Funeral services at the funeral home on Wednesday at 11 AM, Rev. Phillip Bornheimer, Chemung United Methodist Church, officiating. Interment, Hanlon Hill Cemetery, Ridgebury, PA. Friends wishing may contribute to the American Heart Association, 530 W. Church St., Elmira, NY. Survived by his wife, Lois; daughter & son-in-law, Patricia & Welchie Patterson of Cheyenne, WY; son & daughter-in-law, James J. & Mari Langdon of Rochester, NY; son, Michael Langdon of RD 2, Elmira; sisters, Fern Wood of Corning, NY and Ruth Chapman of Alpine, NY; brother, Ernest Langdon of Horseheads, NY; grandchildren, Jesse, Jimmy, Ryann and Brett; also, several nieces & nephews. Mr. Landgon was a U.S. Air Force Veteran, member of Chemung Valley Lodge #350 F&AM, American Legion Post of Elmira Heights, and Waverly Moose Lodge. At the time of his death he was employed by Sperry Rail Service, Danbury, CT. Jim was an enthusiastic Nascar race fan. –Elmira Star-Gazette 4/29/1991
LATTIMER Arthur Abram 87, of Lattimer Lane, Gillett, died and was reunited with his beloved wife, Sarah; his son, Keith "Butch"; and family on August 18, 2006. He was the husband of the late Sarah R. (Miller) Lattimer, who died on November 30, 2002. The couple had 62 wonderful years together. He is also the father of Grace S. (Tom) Brush of Elmira, NY, Linda D. (Don) Plouse of Gillett, PA, Sandra J. (Tom) Slaght of Elmira, NY. Family and friends are invited to call at the Roberts Funeral Home, Inc., 279 Main Street, Wellsburg, NY, on Tuesday, August 22, 2006, from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and again from 7:00-9:00 p.m., and on Wednesday, August 23, 2006, from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. The funeral service will follow the visitation at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday with Rev. Edward Crandall and Rev. Gary Mammarello officiating. Interment will follow the service in the Hanlon Hill Cemetery with full Military Honors. Star-Gazette.com Obituaries for 08/21/06
ARTHUR ABRAM LATTIMER, 87, of Lattimer Lane, Gillett, died and was reunited with his beloved wife Sarah, his son Keith “Butch”, and family on August 18, 2006. He was the husband of the late Sarah R. (Miller) Lattimer, who died on December 13, 2002. The couple had 62 wonderful years together. Family and friends are invited to call at the Roberts Funeral Home, Inc., 279 Main Street, Wellsburg, N.Y. on Tuesday, August 22, 2006 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. and again from 7-9 p.m., and on Wednesday, August 23, 2006 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. The funeral service will follow the visitation at 2 p.m. on Wednesday with Rev. Edward Crandall and Rev. Gary Mammarello officiating. Interment will follow the service in the Hanlon Hill Cemetery with full military honors. Arthur was born on January 31, 1919 in Waverly. He was the son of the late James and Stella (Bailey) Lattimer. Arthur was a World War II Army veteran, wherein he served in the European theatre and received a Purple Heart for being wounded in action. After the war Arthur worked as a truck driver for the Shulman Company, Inc. in Elmira. He attended South Side Wesleyan Church in Elmira. Arthur loved his family very much. They include: his daughters, Grace S. (Tom) Brush of Elmira, Linda D. (Don) Plouse of Gillett, and Sandra J. (Tom) Slaght of Elmira; grandchildren William (Delecia) Plouse Jr., David (Kelly) Plouse, Michael (Heather Appleby) Plouse, Stephen (Kerry) Plouse, Arthur (Rhonda) Lattimer, Donald (Heidi) Plouse Jr., Melinda (Tony) Kelley, James (Anja Miller) Plouse, Phillip Slaght, Sheila (Tom) Sheehan, and Cristal Slaght; several great-grandchildren; a great-great-granddaughter; and one great-great-grandson. Arthur is also survived by: his sister, Rosie Johnson of Waverly; sister-in-law Jennie Lattimer of Waverly; brothers and sisters-in-law Russell and Lucille Johnston of Gillett, Dorothy DuVall Fritz, Joyce Janowsky Jr., and Dick and Linda Janowsky, all of Gillett; along with several nieces and nephews. Arthur was preceded in death by: his wife, Sarah; his son, Keith “Butch” Lattimer; his parents; his brothers Beebe, Ernie, and Chester Lattimer; sister Louisa Chandler; brothers-in-law Virgil “Boo” DuVall and George Miller; and sister-in-law Shirley Miller. Arthur's family would like to recognize and thank his special caregivers. They include his daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Don Plouse, and his grandchildren, Artie and George Lattimer. Contributions may be made in Arthur's name to the Elmira Wesleyan Church, 1100 South Main Street, Elmira, NY. –Towanda Daily Review
LEWIS –ERLA R. BALLARD. A longtime resident of Bentley Creek, PA, died peacefully in her sleep, Monday morning, October 18, 2004, at the Bradford County Manor, where she had been receiving care. Earla was born on December 133, 1927 in Groverland, NY, daughter of the late Robert B. and Alta Hanlon Lewis. She was married to Bob Ballard who predeceased her. Erla was employed for many years as a waitress at the Red Jacket Restaurant and Motel. She was well liked by both her customers and coworkers for her quick wit, sense of humor, and willingness to help others. Erla also enjoyed playing BINGO, was a member of the Ridgebury Sportsmans Club, and cherished time spent with her loving family who remain. Her children, Ellen (Gavin) Finnerty, E. Smithfield, PA, Laurie Orcutt, Bentley Creek, PA, Clair (Val) Litteer, Bentley Creek, PA, Mark Litteer, Albermarle, NC: step-children, Brenda (Steve) Olivero, FL, and Brent (Paula) Ballard, NJ; 12 grandchildren; a sister, Letitia Thompson, Warren Center, PA; nieces, nephews, cherished friends and coworkers. In addition to her parents and husband, Erla was also predeceased by her sister, Roberta Lewis; her brothers, Robert and Stephen Lewis; and her grandson, James Finnerty. Family and friends will be received at Caywood’s Funeral Home & Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Southport, on Saturday, October 23, 2004, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Funeral and committal services will follow at 1 p.m. with the Bishop Arvid Engdahl officiating. Interment will take place in the family plot of Hanlon Hill Cemetery. –Elmira Star Gazette.
LITTEER Everett Charles Age 84, of 24456 J.D. Drive, Locust, North Carolina, died Saturday, December 10, 2005, at Stanly Memorial Hospital, Albemarle, NC. His funeral will be 12 Noon, Tuesday, December 13, 2005, at Stanly Memorial Chapel, with Pastor Alan Didio and Pastor Bob Gruver officiating. Burial will be in Hanlon Hill Cemetery, Centerville, PA, at a later date. He was born May 23, 1921 in Groveland, NY, son of the late Horace and Ellen Jane Adamson Litteer. He was a former employee of Darrell's Body Shop, Confederate Motors of Albemarle, NC, and Elm Chevrolet of Elmira, NY. He was a member of Encounter Christ Church, Albemarle, NC, and was a veteran of WWII US Army where he served in the Battle of the Bulge, attaining the rank of Sgt. and Assistant Squad Leader. He received the European African Middle Eastern Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Service Medal, World War II Victory Medal and Combat Infantry Badge. He was a golfer. He was married to living Alice Halstead Litteer of the home. Other survivors include, three sons, Clair Litteer of Gillett, PA, Mark Litteer of Albemarle, NC, Thomas Didio of Albemarle, NC; three daughters, Ellen Jane Finnerty of Columbia Cross Road, PA, Desiree Allyn of MI, Michele Melton of New London, NC; two brothers, Harold Litteer of Williston, FL, John "Jack" Litteer of Locust, NC; six grandchildren, Brigette Kimmer, Jody Litteer, Kelly Litteer, Carrie Finnerty, Pastor Alan Didio, Curtis Allyn; four great-grandchildren. One grandchild, Jimmy Finnerty, preceded him in death. The family will receive friends at Stanly Funeral Home, Inc., Tuesday, 10:30 to 12:00 Noon prior to the hour of the service. Memorials may be made to Encounter Christ Church, 520 Lois Lane, P.O. Box 881, Albemarle, NC 28002. Stanly Funeral Home, Inc., Albemarle, NC, is in charge
WILFRED J. (BUCK) MCNEAL, 31, OF Centerville, Pa., died Tuesday, April 2, 1985. He was born Nov. 26, 1953 in Blossburg, Pa. His parents are Frank and Viola Walcheski of Canton. Mr. McNeal was an employee of George Transfer Co. of Parkton, Md. In addition to his parents he is survived by his wife, Myra; daughters, Sheila and Barbara, both at home; son, David, also at home; sisters, Winona Learn of Sayre, Wanda McNeal of Roaring Branch and Susan Hicks of Canton; brothers, Willis McNeal, Jr. of Sayre, Frank and Gary Walcheski, both of Canton. Several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews also survive. There will be no prior calling hours. Friends are invited to attend the funeral and committal service at the Roberts Funeral Home, Wellsburg, N.Y. on Friday at 11 a.m. The Rev. Kelvin Jones, pastor of the Bentley Creek Wesleyan Church will officiate. Interment will be in the Hanlon Hill Cemetery, Ridgebury, Pa. at the convenience of the family. -Towanda Daily Review
MILLER –SARAH R. MILLER LATTIMER, age 78, died at Robert Packer Hospital on Friday, Dec. 13, 2002. She was born on July 10, 1924, in Horseheads, N.Y., a daughter of the late George and Grace Wagner Miller. Sarah, a loving wife, mother and grandmother, was a member of the DAV. Her main interests in life encompassed her home and family. She is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, Arthur A. Lattimer; daughters, Grace (Tom) Bursh of Elmira, N.Y., Linda (Donald) Plouse of Gillett and Sandra (Thomas) Slaght of Elmira; grandchildren, William Jr. (Delicia) Plouse, David (Kelly) Plouse, Michael Plouse, Stephen (Kerry) Plouse, Thomas Jr. (Christina) Brush, Lisa (Lynn) Field, Arthur (Rhonda) Lattimer, Melinda (Tony) Uhl, Donald Jr. (Heidi) Plouse, Jamie Plouse, Phillip (Joleene) Slaght, Cristal Slaght and Shelia (Tom) Sheehan; 22 great-grandchildren; siblings, Russell (Lucielle) Johnston, Dorothy DuVall, George Miller, Fritz (Joyce) Janowsky and Richard (Linda) Janowsky; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Sarah was preceded in death by her son, Keith “Butch” Lattimer; a brother-in-law, Virgil “Boo” DuVall; and a sister-in-law, Shirley Miller. Visitations will be held Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2002, from 6 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday, Dec. 18, from 1 to 3 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Roberts Funeral Home Inc., Main St., Wellsburg, N.Y. The funeral service and committal will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2002, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Edward Crandall of the Elmira Wesleyan Church officiating. Burial will be in the Spring at the Hanlon Hill cemetery, Ridgebury Township. –Towanda Daily Review.
O'NEIL BRIAN [ IN Memoriam]
Remembering Brian O'Neil
Please join Brian's family and friends Sunday, August 17th, 2008, at 10:30 a.m. at Hanlon Hill Cemetery located in Ridgebury Township, PA to remember Brian. Directions
1. From Wellsburg, NY take Rt. 367 South into PA.
2. In PA Rt. 367 becomes Berwick Turnpike.
3. Follow Berwick Turnpike to Centerville, PA.
4. Turn east (left) onto Centerville Road and continue for five miles.
5. Turn north (left) onto Hanlon Hill Road
6. Cemetery is on your right.
Published in the Star-Gazette on 8/4/2008
PACANDA - Richard G. Pacanda of Factoryville, Pa., died at home on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2008. He was born in Kingston, N.Y., in April 1941, son of Carrie Zimmermann and the late Leslie F. Pacanda. He worked as a truck driver at Huey Trucking in Tunkhannock, Pa., and after his retirement he enjoyed hunting; boating on the Finger Lakes; spending time at the Napa Mile Hill Ball Field, where he loved to help with the field maintenance; and spending time at the Napa Auto Parts store. He also enjoyed spending time with his buddies at his favorite hangout, The Creekside. He is survived by his mother, Carrie Zimmermann Watkins of Factoryville; three daughters, Jennifer and her husband, Mark Chandler, of Gillett, Pa., Lisa and her husband, Jeff Posten, of Meshoppen, Pa., and Leslie and her husband, Tom McElhoes, of Laceyville, Pa.; six grandchildren, Jarrod and Ethan Chandler of Gillett, Brittany and Natalie Posten of Meshoppen, and Ryan and David McElhoes of Laceyville; and his dog, Babe. He was preceded in death by his stepfather, Frank Watkins, in 1985, and his sister, Constance Pacanda. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 13, at The Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc., 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Services will be held at the conclusion of calling hours on Monday evening. Interment in the Hanlon Hill Cemetery in Gillett, will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Tunkhannock Community Ambulance Association, P.O. Box 322, Tunkhannock, Pa. 18657. RHW. Towanda Daily Review
PERRY LOIS JEAN BENJAMIN
Services for held April 23 for Lois Jean Benjamin, 25, Gillett, at Roberts Funeral Home, Wellsburg with Rev. John Lattimer officiating. Interment was in Hanlon Hill Cemetery. She died April 19, 1984. Surviving are her parents, Delos and Nola Perry of Centerville; sisters, Ann Mott and Cheryl Perry, Centerville; brothers and sisters-in-law, Lynn and Lu Ellen Perry, Dale and Lisa Perry, Cecil and Cheryl Perry, all of Centerville; maternal grandparents Leslie and Mildred Morgan, Gillett; paternal grandparents, John and Helen Perry of Columbia Cross Roads; several aunts and uncles, nieces and nephews. (TGR April 26, 1984)
PERRY Delos J. "Punk"
Age 71, of Salisbury, NC, formerly of Ridgebury Township, PA died Wednesday August 19, 2009 at Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, PA. Delos was born August 13, 1938 in Troy, PA son of the late John and Helen Cole Perry. He attended area schools and married the former Nola Kay Morgan on October 27, 1956. "Punk" and Nola celebrated 53 wonderful years together. "Punk" was retired having worked in construction for many years. His interests included playing horseshoes, golf, fishing, boating and playing euchre. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren who he adored. Survivors include his wife Nola K. Perry, sons, Lynn (LuEllen) Perry of Lowman, NY, Dale "Butch" (Lisa) Perry of Columbia Cross Roads, PA, Cecil (Mechelle) Perry of Rockwell, NC, daughters, Ann (Kenneth) Shock of Wellsburg, NY, Cheryl Zabady and her companion Eugene Kohan of Elmira, NY, 13 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, 7 sisters and a brother-in-law, aunts and uncles, several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. "Punk" was predeceased by his parents, a daughter Lois Jean Benjamin and brother, John Perry. Family and friends are invited to call Monday, August 24, 2009 from 7 to 8 PM at the Roberts Funeral Home, Inc. 279 Main St. Wellsburg, NY. His service will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 8 PM with Pastor Rob Wuethrich of the Bentley Creek Wesleyan Church officiating. Interment will be in Hanlon Hill Cemetery, Ridgebury Township, PA. Published in the Star-Gazette from 8/21/2009 - 8/22/2009
PERRY Lynn D. Perry
age 54, of County Route 60, Lowman, N.Y. died Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011 at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, N.Y. Lynn was born March 30, 1957 in Sayre, Pa. son of Nola K. (Morgan) Perry and the late Delos J. Perry. He was a graduate of SRU High School where he excelled in wrestling. He and the former LuEllen (Lu) Roberts were married on Aug. 21, 1976 at the Wellsburg United Methodist Church and would have celebrated 35 years together on Sunday. Lynn was employed as a Merchandiser for Seneca Beverage in Elmira. He loved spending time with his children especially his grandchildren. He was a member of the Ridgebury Sportsman Club and in his spare time enjoyed throwing horseshoes and riding his Harley Davidson. Survivors include his loving wife LuEllen (Lu) Perry of Lowman, daughters and sons-in-law, Andrea & Travis Schwartz of Orlando, Fla., Jamie & Cory Rightmire of Horseheads, N.Y., sons, Jesse & Jessica Perry of Horseheads, N.Y., Brian & Sarah Roberts of Maiden, N.C., 9 1/3 grandchildren, his mother, Nola K. Perry of Fassett, Pa., brothers and sisters-in-laws, Dale "Butch" & Lisa Perry of Columbia Cross Roads, Pa., Cecil & Mechelle Perry of Rockwell, N.C., sisters and brother-in-law, Ann & Kenneth Shock of Wellsburg, N.Y., Cheryl Zabady of Elmira, N.Y., several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. His four legged companions, Pugsley and Lola. Lynn was predeceased by his father Delos J. Perry and his sister Lois Jean Benjamin. Family and friends are invited to call from 3 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 19, 2011 at the Roberts Funeral Home, Inc., 279 Main Street, Wellsburg, N.Y. Lynn's Celebration of Life will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 7 p.m. with Reverend James Carr of the Wellsburg United Methodist Church officiating. Following the service everyone is then invited to the Ridgebury Sportsman Club on Centerville Road for a time of food, beverage, fellowship and remembrance. Interment will be Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011 with the funeral procession leaving Roberts Funeral Home at 10 a.m. going to Hanlon Hill Cemetery where Lynn will be laid to rest. Towanda Daily Review – August 18, 2011
PLOUSE –EDITH ‘EDIE’ PLOUSE FULLER FRISBIE, 63, born Nov. 24, 1939, died with her family by her side on Friday, Aug. 8, 2003. She was predeceased by a sister, Roxie E. Plouse on Nov. 28, 1934, who died at birth; father, LeRoy Plouse Sr., who died Aug. 8, 1990; mother Margaret Glenola Lydic Plouse, who died March 1, 1993. She is survived by her husband at home, Benton H. Frisbie of West Burlington, Pa., her children; sons, Albert E. Fuller Jr., and fiancée Karen Wiles, Steven L. Fuller and special friend Vivian Ryan and daughters Jacquline Fuller Carney and special friend Kevin Rollins, Christine Fuller and special friend Duane Scott Jr. Her step-children Brenda Lee Fuller, Melissa Lee and Tom Chapman and Benton V. and Patty Frisbie, her wonderful eight grandchildren, Jessica Fuller Cooke, Albert Fuller III, Kayla and Kevin Carney, Craig, Brad, and Nikkie Fuller and Erica Fuller. Her three sisters and their husbands, Marian and Richard Clark of Corning, N.Y., Grace and Clayton Lee of Sayre, Pa., Gen and Gary Schrader of East Smithfield, Pa., and six brothers and their wives, LeRoy Plouse, Jr. of Sayre, Pa., Vine and Sally Plouse of Waverly, N.Y., Bill and Brenda Plouse of Sayre, Pa., Don and Linda Plouse of Gillett, Pa., Bob and Sheryl Plouse of Elmira, N.Y., Ern and June Plouse of Sayre, Pa., as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to call Tuesday, Aug. 12, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Gerald W. Vickery Jr. Funeral Home, 110 W. Main St., Troy. The funeral and committal service will immediately follow at 6 p.m. internment will be in Hanlon Hill Cemetery, Centerville, Pa., at the convenience of the family. The family request that memorial donations be directed to Edith Frisbie Family, c/o Vickery Funeral Home, 110 W. Main St., Troy, Pa. –Towanda Daily Review.
LeROY PLOUSE SR.
LeRoy Plouse Sr., 82, of Sayre RD 2, died September 8, 1990. Mr. Plouse was a retired employee of Ingersoll Rand Corporation of Athens, PA, a fire warden of 45 years and was also an area farmer for many years. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Margaret; daughters and sons-in-law, Marian and Richard Clark of Corning, Edith and Benton Frisbie of RD 2, Ulster, PA, Grace and Clayton Lee, Sayre RD 2, Genevieve and Gary Schrader of East Smithfield; sons and daughters-in-law, LeRoy Jr. and Diane Plouse, Sayre RD 2, Vine and Sally Plouse of Waverly, William and Brenda Plouse of Sayre RD 2, Donald and Linda Plouse, Gillett RD 3, Robert and Sharyl Plouse of Elmira, Ernest and June Plouse of Sayre; 89 grandchildren and great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held September 12 at the Roberts Funeral Home in Wellsburg with the Rev. Kelvin Jones of the Bentley Creek Wesleyan Church officiating and interment to be in Hanlon Hill Cemetery, Ridgebury, PA. Friends wishing may contribute to the Tri-Township Ambulance Fund, c/o Diane Husted, RD 3, Gillett, PA. (TGR, Thursday, September 13, 1990)
POTTER –MRS. HELEN P. HANLON, 93, of 102 Maple Ave., Odessa, N.Y., died Monday, Sept. 20, 1993, at Schuyler Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility, Montour Falls, N.Y. She was born on Oct. 16, 1899, in Big Pond, Pa., to George and Mina Dunbar Potter. Mrs. Hanlon was married in 1923 to Howard Hanlon, who predeceased her in 1973. She is survived by her daughter, Mrs. Lois O’Neil of Odessa; her son and daughter-in-law, William and Joy Hanlon of Odessa; grandchildren Peggy and Joel Brown, Brian and Jane O’Neil, Sue and Bo Wigglesworth, and Michael and Laurie Hanlon; six great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Mrs. Genevieve Potter of Odessa, Mrs. Kathryn Hall of Nichols, N.Y. and Mrs. Lucina Potter of East Smithfield; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Mrs. Hanlon was a graduate of East Smithfield High School and taught school for many years in Bradford County. She was a member of the Odessa United Methodist Church. She was a 55-year member of the American Legion Auxiliary and a life member of the Schuyler Hospital Auxiliary. Mrs. Hanlon was also a member of the Schuyler County Historical Society. Friends are invited to call at the Vedder and Scott Funeral home, 122 North Genesee St., Montour Falls, N.Y., on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Her funeral service will be held there on Thursday at 1 p.m. The Rev. J. Keith Kissell will officiate. Burial will follow in Hanlon Hill Cemetery, Ridgebury Township. –Towanda Daily Review.
ROBINSON –JULIE ‘JUDY’ (ROBINSON) RINEBOLD, 76, of Ridgebury Township, PA, passed away on Wednesday, August 6, 2014, from her daughter's home with her family by her side. She was the loving wife of H. Martin "Marty" Rinebold. The couple married January 26, 1956 and had 58 happy years together. Judy was born on November 16, 1937 in Elmira, NY, daughter of the late Winfield and Myrtle (Kimball) Robinson. She worked as a Care Giver for Woodbrook in Elmira, enjoyed playing bingo and camping with her husband Marty. Family was a vital part of Judy's life. Her family includes her husband, Marty; her two faithful companions, Misty and Trixie; her children, Debra Briggs of Wellsburg, NY, Donna (Larry) Samford of Erving, TX, H. Martin Rinebold, II of Milan, PA, Pamela (Joe) Rugiero of Elmira, NY, Michael (Sue) Rinebold of Gillett, PA, and Kandy (Tom) Romano of Sayre, PA; 11 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren; her brother, Winfield (Deloris) Robinson, Jr. of North Carolina; her sister, Charlotte McDowell of New York; several nieces, nephews, and cousins; and special friend, Shaun Blanford of Elmira, NY. She was preceded in death by her parents; her grandson, Chad Rinebold; her brother, Gary Robinson; and son-in-law, Bruce Briggs. Family and friends are welcome to call from 12:00-2:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 9, 2014, at the Roberts Funeral Home, Inc., 279 Main St., Wellsburg, NY. The funeral service to honor Judy's life will be held at the conclusion of the viewing at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 9th, at the funeral home with Rev Edwin Reichman officiating. Burial will be private and at the convenience of Judy's family in Hanlon Hill Cemetery. Judy's family would like to thank Guthrie Hospice, especially Don Bankis, for the excellent care she received. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Judy's memory to Vasculitis/Wegener's Granulomatosis Foundation, PO Box 28660, Kansas City, MO or to the Guthrie Hospice, 421 Tomahawk Rd., Towanda, PA. –Elmira Star-Gazette 8/7/2014
RONSVALLE Theodore Ronsvalle
87, of Montrose Turnpike, Owego, and formerly of Nichols, N.Y., died on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 surrounded by family at the Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre. Born in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., on October 2, 1926, the son of the late Salvatore and Jennie (Guerrera) Ronsvalle of Valguarnera Caropepe, Sicily, Italy. Ted grew up in Rochester, N.Y., and was a graduate of Ilion High School. Upon enlisting in the US Navy during WWII, he was assigned to the Navy School of Music in Washington, D.C., where he played in the funeral cortege of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. While serving in the Pacific theater as a Navy musician, Ted played for American prisoners of war boarding ships upon their release from Japanese prison camps. In 1954, Ted was honorably discharged from the Navy and continued his education at the Crane School of Music at Potsdam, N.Y., on the GI Bill. He taught music in several schools in Upstate New York while completing his degree in psychology at Syracuse University. Ted was a school counselor in Waverly and then became the school psychologist for Elmira and Owego. Later he became a clinical psychologist at the Binghamton Psychiatric Center where he practiced for many years. Ted served as the Kirby Band Director (of Nichols, N.Y.) for 25 years. Under his leadership, the bandwagon concept in parades was developed, causing the band to grow while performing concerts throughout the Southern Tier. He was actively involved in the Valley Players and the Ti-Ahwaga Community Players: playing bass in the orchestra; acting; serving on the board and as musical director for numerous shows. Ted played bass for the Binghamton Community Orchestra for 25 years. He sang in the choir at the Nichols Presbyterian Church for some 30 years. He was also active in the community serving on the Tioga County Mental Health Board and Tioga County Council on the Arts and was a Life Member of the Susquehanna Valley Audubon Society. Ted’s recreation included traveling the world with his wife Pat; playing bridge at the Bridge Studio in Vestal; and attending concerts and plays. Ted took great pleasure watching his grandchildren in sporting activities and other performances. He loved spectator sports especially SU teams and Yankee baseball. Ted is survived by his loving, devoted wife and best friend of 41 years, Patricia Hall Ronsvalle; his sons and daughters-in-law: Nelson and Susan Ronsvalle of Clifton Park, N.Y.; Noel and Cherie Ronsvalle of San Jose, Calif.; Theodore and Tammy Kingsley Ronsvalle of Greene, N.Y.; his step-children: Jennifer Covey McKeage and her husband Lou McKeage of Binghamton, N.Y.; James Covey of Owego, N.Y.; his grandchildren: Andrew (Sara) Ronsvalle, Sara Ronsvalle, Scott Sobolewski, Sara Sobolewski, Damonn (Nina) Ronsvalle, Taylor Ronsvalle, Austin Covey, Caityln Covey, Danielle Genito, James McKeage, Patrick McKeage; his great grandchildren: Jacob, Jayson, Tyler, Madisyn, Mariah, Kaylee, and several nieces and nephews. Ted was predeceased his first wife, Lucille Taylor Ronsvalle in 1973, his brothers Sam and John Ronsvalle, sisters Mary Cook and Connie Scicli. Ted truly lived a full life. His friends and family will miss his loving, supportive presence, his handsome face and his quick smile. “Good deal!” Family and friends are invited to attend a period of visitation on Saturday, November 30th from 2-3 p.m. at the Nichols Presbyterian Church. A memorial service and celebration of his life will follow at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Ronald Thomas officiating. Interment in the Hanlon Hill Cemetery will be at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to a charity of one’s choice in loving memory of Theodore Ronsvalle. Caring assistance is being provided by the Cooley Family of the Sutfin Funeral Chapel, 273 S. Main St., Nichols. Sayre Morning Times – November 30, 2013
SAXBURY - GILBERT, Gloria J.
Formerly of Elmira, died Tuesday morning, June 8, 2010 at home in Coryland, PA following a battle with cancer at the age of 64. Born on June 15, 1945 in Elmira, Gloria was the daughter of the late Glenn & Louise Cady Saxbury. She married Donald L. Gilbert on May 2, 1970 in Elmira and he predeceased her on May 14, 2002. She was employed for many years with the Elmira City School Dist as a custodian. Her main focus was that of her family. She cherished her grandchildren and spent countless hours with Hunter, Alexa, Kayla, James and Levi. Gloria especially enjoyed Saturday Poker Night with her family. Surviving is her loving family, children, Lisa (Kevin Hiscock) Gilbert, TN; Charles (Terri) Gilbert, Elmira; Glenn (Terri) Gilbert, Coryland, PA; Rachel (Wendall Thomas) Gilbert, Coryland, PA; step-children, Donald (Sandra) Gilbert, Pine City; Charles (Lisa) Gilbert, TN; Timothy (Karen) Gilbert, FL; many grandchildren and several great grandchildren; son-in-law, Robert Farmer, Millerton, PA; sisters, Helen Lathrop, Wellsburg and Joyce Thornton, Southport; brother, Richard Saxbury, Erin; nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, Gloria was predeceased by her stepdaughter, Donna Farmer and several siblings. Family and friends will be received at Caywood's Funeral Home & Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Southport on Saturday, June 12, 2010 between the hours of 2-4 and 6-8 pm. Funeral services will follow the visitation at 8:15 pm. Graveside services will take place at the family's convenience in Hanlon Hill Cemetery. . – Elmira Star Gazette, June 9, 2010
SMITH Joseph A.
Joseph Alson Smith, age 93 of 1819 Wilawana Road, Elmira NY, died peacefully on June 25, 2010 in Waverly, NY. He was born June 30, 1916 in Williamsport, PA, the son of Job W. Smith and Alice E. Hawley of Williamsport. He was predeceased by a sister, Alice Bell in her infancy; a brother, David Nelson Smith of Williamsport; a sister, Ethel Evangeline (Mrs. Eugene Canadé) of Paris, France; and his loving wife of 62 years, Mary E. Webb of South Williamsport, the daughter of George S. and Charlotte Bensinger Webb of South Williamsport. Joseph's name came from his mother's grandfathers, Joseph Hawley and Alson Tiffany. He moved to Elmira in 1937 and worked for the Elmira Savings Bank on their remodeling team. Later, he opened his own painting and decorating business and became well known in the area for his work. He was active in the Boy Scouts, with his wife Mary, he was a charter member of the Chemung Valley Audubon Society, and he loved to hunt, fish, hike, golf, square dance and take long rides. During his entire life, he always put others first and was well liked by all he knew. Joe is survived by two sons, David H. (Virginia Miller) Smith, Sr. and Gary B. (Tamara Quinn) Smith, all of Wilawana Road; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Grandchildren are David H. (Ann Blood) Smith, Jr. of Corning, Alice E. (Jason Morse) of Corning, Heather S. (Christopher Taylor) of Elmira, and Timothy M. (Kansass Holmes) Smith of Corning, Stacy Lynn (Jerry Congdon) of Binghamton, Travis B. Smith of Apalachin, and Chad G. Smith of Apalachin, NY; great grand-children include Andrew, Garrett, Jackson and Wyatt Smith, Kerrigan Morse, Brian and Daniel Taylor, and Evie Smith. Also surviving are many special nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, Inc., 413 South Main St., Horseheads, NY on Mon., June 28, 2010 from Noon – 2p.m. His service will take place there at the funeral home at 2p.m. Interment and military honors to follow in Hanlon Hill Cemetery, Ridgebury Twp. PA. – Elmira Star Gazette, June 26, 2010
SMITH - MABLE L. COWLES
Mabel L. Cowles, 86, of the Bradfoad County Manor and formerly of Bentley Creek, PA, died Tuesday, November 76, 1990 Mrs. Cowles was a member of the Bentley Creek Baptist Church and a former employee and volunteer worker of the Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, PA. She is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Doris and Harry Henry of Bentley Creek, PA; son and daughter-in-law, Duane and Donna Chamberlain of Springfield, PA; grandchildren, Dale and Marcella Lenox of Chalfont, PA, Bradley and Dawn Chamberlain of Troy, PA, Tom and Mary Henry of Bentley Creek, PA, Lynn Henry and Dean Hill of Longmont, CO and Cindy and John Yellenic of Canton, PA; 14 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; special friends, Mark and Audrey Leonard and Nellie Hurlburt. Graveside services were held November 9 at Hanlon Hill Cemetery in Ridgebury, PA with the Rev. Jim Crupi of the Springfield Baptist Church officiating. Arrangements were by the Roberts Funeral Home in Wellsburg. (TGR, Thursday, November 15, 1990) [Joyce, On the Hanlon Hill Cemetery, you have ? -Mable L. Cowles. Her birth name was Smith. I am not sure of her parents, yet, but by the marriage records of her Chambelain children she was listed as Mable Smith. Pat]
STRINGHAM Donald C. Stringham, Sr. AKA Dad, Honey, Poppa, Donny, LePa, G-Pa, Pop, Grandpa, Poppa Don
age 70, was set free from cancer and went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, December 30, 2012 at his residence in Centerville, PA surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Rozanne (Harlan) Stringham. The couple married November 3, 1962 and had 50 wonderful years together. Don was born on December 5, 1942 in Greene, NY son of the late Charles and Ruth (Lee) Stringham. He was an SRU High School graduate, Class of 1962. Don retired from Westinghouse/IST after 38 years of service and went on to drive a bus for EMTA. His family and his church were two of the most important things in Don's life. He was a member and the caregiver of the Bentley Creek Wesleyan Church, was a past Sunday School teacher and Sunday School Superintendant, was a Trustee of the church, and coached the church's basketball and softball teams. He enjoyed playing basketball and baseball, throwing horseshoes, and bowling. He was the president of his bowling league. He volunteered at Red Cross blood drives, liked to travel and listen to Gospel Music, and looked forward to spending time with his family and friends. Don is survived by his loving wife Rozanne; his children, Teresa (Steve) Snavely of Towanda, PA, Chuck (Robin) Stringham of Towanda, PA, and Donald C. "Bud" (Debbie) Stringham, Jr. of Ridgebury, PA; his grandchildren, Alyssa and Lucas, Krista and Tim, Zachary, Meghan, Breanne and Jeffrey, Mica, Craig, Jarod, Austin, Jordon, Javon, and Josiah; his great grandchildren, Nehemiah, Audrianna, Loralye, Madolin, Braydin; his brothers, Francis (Marylin) Stringham of Ridgebury, PA, and Leland "PeeWee" Stringham also of Ridgebury; his sister, Lucy Nowill of Florida; his sisters-in-law, Nancy (Bill) Woodard and Jo Schriner; along with several nieces and nephews, many good friends, and his church family. Don was preceded in death by his parents, along with a brother and sister. Family and friends are welcome to call from 6:00-8:00 PM Wednesday, January 2, 2013 again from 1:00-2:00 PM on Thursday, January 3rd at the Bentley Creek Wesleyan Church 13255 Berwick Turnpike Gillett, PA. The funeral service to celebrate Don's life will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, January 3 at the church with his pastor and friend, Rev. Robert Wuethrich, officiating. Burial will be at the convenience of the family in Hanlon Hill Cemetery. The Roberts Funeral Home, Inc. 279 Main Street Wellsburg, NY has been entrusted with the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made in Don's memory to the Hope Lodge Hospitality House 1120 South Goodman Street Rochester, NY 14620. Star Gazette – January 1, 2013
TABER Marion I. (Owen)
Burial for Marion I. (Owen) Taber will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, May 11, 2010 at the Hanlon Hill Cemetery, Ridgebury Twp., PA. The Roberts Funeral Home, Inc. Wellsburg, NY has been entrusted with the arrangements. – Elmira Star Gazette, May 9, 2010
TICE Richard J. Tice
Age 72 of Brookfield, CT formerly of Chemung, NY died Tuesday November 26, 2013 at Danbury Hospital, Danbury, CT following a brief illness. Richard was born September 12, 1941 in Elmira, NY son of the late Bernard and Alice (Owen) Tice. He was a graduate of Waverly High School Class of 1959. Richard served his country with the US Air Force from 1961 to 1965. He retired from Sperry Rail Service in 2001. He enjoyed the outdoors and liked to hunt and fish. His other passion was golf; he was one of the longest members at the Sunset Hill Golf Club in Brookfield, CT and a past member of Tomasso's Golf Club. He also enjoyed his membership with the VFW, American Legion and the Ridgebury Sportsman Club. Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Michelle (Aaron) Lopreste of Flowery Branch, GA a son, Douglas J. Tice of Brookfield, CT, three loving grandchildren, Brianna, Kelsey & Joseph Lopreste, a sister and brother in law, Donna (Robert) Nocchi of South Waverly, PA, several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Friends are invited to a memorial gathering honoring Richards's life that will be held Saturday December 21, 2013 from 2:00pm-4:00pm Tomasso's Golf Club, Chemung, NY. Richard was predeceased by his parents and a sister Katherine Tice in 1990. Memorials in Richard's memory may be made to the Chemung Volunteer Fire Department, 679 Main Street, Chemung, NY 14825 or to a charity of your choice. Interment will be in the spring in Hanlon Hill Cemetery, Ridgebury, PA. Arrangements are under the direction of the Roberts Funeral Home, Inc. 279 Main Street, Wellsburg, NY. 14894. Star Gazette – December 5, 2013
VANDERPOOL Geraldine "Jerry" Freeman
age 98, of Stringham Road, Centerville, Pa., has gone home to be with her lord on Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at Elcor Health Services, Horseheads, N.Y. She was born on Dec. 10, 1912 in Elmira, N.Y., a daughter of the late Stephen and Bertha Vanderpool. Geraldine was a graduate of Southside High School with the Class of 1932. She worked as a waitress for various area restaurants for many years and also at Bendix. "Jerry" mostly devoted herself to a homemaking providing for her family. Her interests included cooking and spending time with her loving family and many friends. Survivors include her four sons, William (Marlene Hitchcock) of Elmira, N.Y., Robert (Fonda) Husted of Indian Land, S.C., Terry (Diane) Husted of Centerville, Pa., Ronald (Donna) Freeman of Centerville, Pa.; eight grandchildren, Lorraine and Jeff Pruyne, Andy and Bev Freeman, Scott Husted, Mike Husted, Robin and Terry Warner, Vicki Leonard, Joe Bennett and Christine Husted; ten great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Betty Freeman of Centerville, Pa.; dear neighbors, Steve and Shirley Evans; many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Geraldine was predeceased by her two husbands, William Husted and Howard Freeman. Family and friends are invited to call from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, June 11, 2011 at the Roberts Funeral Home Inc., 279 Main Street, Wellsburg, N.Y. Her funeral service will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 3 p.m. with Reverend Edward Crandall officiating. Interment will follow in Hanlon Hill Cemetery, Ridgebury Township, Pa. Memorials are directed to the Ridgebury Ambulance or to the Ridgebury Volunteer Fire Department, 16145 Berwick Turnpike, Gillett, PA 16925. Towanda Daily Review – June 9, 2011
WARREN Robert F. Warren Sr., “Bob”
76, of Gillett, Pa., and formerly of Chalfont, Pa., died on Tuesday, November 29, 2011, at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pa. He was the loving husband of Margery J. (Nuneviller) Warren. The couple married October 12, 1962 and had 49 happy years together. Bob was born on January 3, 1935 in Coatesville, Pa., son of the late Forrest L. and Alberta (Montgomery) Warren. After high school, he joined the National Guard and finished serving his country in 1961. From there Bob went into the construction business, joining his brother in the Fla. Warren & Sons Construction Company in Chalfont, and later working for Ralph and Bruce HaskellConstruction in Elmira, N.Y. He later went to work for the Guthrie Health System in Sayre, Pa., as a courier and retired in 1997 after 10 years of service. Bob enjoyed racing and motorsports, especially sprint car racing. He was also an avid Kart racer, and at one time was one of the top 20 in the nation. Bob is survived by his wife Margery, his children: Michael A. (Chris) Warren of Elmira, N.Y.; Robert F. Warren, Jr. of New York City, N.Y.; and Gay L. Warren and fiancé Joe McGettigan of Media, Pa.; his grandchildren: David, Stephanie, Brandon, Kristen, Keith, and McKenna; his great grandsons, Austin and Nate; three brothers and three sisters; along with numerous nieces and nephews. Bob was preceded in death by his parents and his daughter Sherri Chamberlain. Family and friends are welcome to gather from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, December 3, 2011 at the Roberts Funeral Home, Inc. 279 Main Street in Wellsburg, N.Y. The funeral service to honor Bob’s life will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, December 3, at the funeral home. Burial will be private at the convenience of Bob’s family in Hanlon Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Bob’s memory to the Bradford County Humane Society, P.O. Box 179 Ulster, PA 18850. Sayre Morning Times – December 1, 2011
Daily Review on March 22, 2010
ZIMMERMAN, Carrie R. Watkins, 101, of Factoryville, Pa., formerly of Centerville and Ulster, Pa., died early Friday morning, March 19, 2010, at Mercy-Tyler Memorial Hospital in Tunkhannock, Pa., surrounded by her family. Carrie was born July 22, 1908 in South Waverly, Pa., the daughter of the late John and Fanchion Eddy Zimmerman. In earlier years, she was employed by a nursing home in Elmira, N.Y. and later employed for many years by Dr. Marx in Elmira, N.Y. Carrie was a member of the former Immaculate Conception Church in Ulster, Pa. She was a former member of Ulster-Sheshequin Fire Company Auxiliary, former member of the Ulster Twp. Board of Elections. She was an active volunteer at the Ulster Recreation Community Center, and volunteered at the Mather Library in Ulster. When Carrie lived with her granddaughter Jennifer Chandler, Carrie was an active member of the Sayre Senior Citizens Club. She enjoyed gardening, crocheting, reading and spending time with her granddaughters. Surviving are: her granddaughters, Jennifer K. Chandler and her husband, Mark of Gillett, Pa., Lisa Posten and her husband, Jeff of Meshoppen, Pa., Leslie McElhoes and her husband, Thomas of Laceyville, Pa.; great-grandchildren Jarrod Chandler and Ethan Chandler, Brittany Posten and Natalie Posten, Ryan McElhoes and David McElhoes; and great-great-granddaughter, Eliza Hallock. She was preceded in death by her husband of 31 years, Frank Watkins, in July of 1985; her son, Richard G. Pacanda on Oct. 9, 2008; her infant daughter, Constance Pacanda and a sister, Virginia Zimmerman. Carrie's family would like thank her caregivers, especially, Brenda, Betty, Cathy and Jean for their exception care, love and loyalty for our grandmother. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 25, 2010, at the Bowen-Farr Funeral Home, 6 Gordon Farr St., Ulster, Pa., with the Rev. David R. Betts, assistant pastor of the Nativity B.V.M. Catholic Church, Tunkhannock, Pa. officiating. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. on Thursday, at the funeral home. Interment will be at the Hanlon Hill Cemetery, Ridgebury Twp., Pa., at a later date. In lieu of flowers the family suggests that memorial contributions may be directed to the Bradford County Humane Society, P.O. Box 179, Ulster, Pa. 18850, in Carrie R. Watkins' memory. Submitted by her cousin Carol Hoose Brotzman [See 100th celebration]