Tri-Counties Genealogy &
History by Joyce M. Tice
Keene Summit Cemetery, Standing
Stone Township, Bradford County, PA
Bradford County PA
Chemung County NY
Tioga County PA
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and some other partitions.
|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"
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
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BUTTON - Barbara Ann Button Shultz, 53, wife of David M. Shultz
of Kingwood, Texas, died Thursday morning, Oct. 9, 2008, at her home following
declining health. Born March 7, 1955, in Meshoppen, Pa., she was
the daughter of Mary Posten Button and the late Walter Button. Barbara
was a graduate of Elk Lake High School Class of 1973. On Dec. 2,
1978, she married David M. Shultz at the Standing Stone United Methodist
Church. In earlier years, Barbara was employed by the Meshoppen Dress
Factory and was later employed by Leggett's Department Store in Colonial
Heights, Va. Barbara enjoyed cooking, baking, being a mother, quilting
and gardening and was an avid reader. She was well-loved by close
friends in neighborhood book and quilting groups whose members remained
in close touch as they relocated worldwide. Her example of courage
and good cheer during long treatments for breast cancer was an inspiration
to all who knew her. She is survived by: her husband of 29 years,
David M. Shultz, at home; her mother, Mary Posten Button of Springville,
Pa.; her children, Erich Shultz and his wife, Anna, of Bradyville, Tenn.,
Amanda Shultz of Austin, Texas, and Alan Shultz, at home; her granddaughter,
Luna Shultz; sisters, Donna DiLuzio and her husband, Phillip, of Georgetown,
Del., Sandra Lane of Tunkhannock, Pa., and Janice Button of Springville,
Pa.; brothers, Larry Button of Wilkes-Barre, Pa., Robert Button of Springville,
Pa., and Rodney Button and his wife, Olivia, of Tamaqua, Pa.; and several
nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her father,
Walter Button, and by a sister in childhood, Connie Button. The funeral
and committal service will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, at the Maryott-Bowen
Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda, Pa., with the Rev. Helen Learn officiating.
Interment will be private in the Keene Summit Cemetery, Standing Stone
Township, Pa. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday
at the funeral home. A later celebration of Barbara's life will be
held in Kingwood, Texas, at a date to be announced. The family suggests
that memorial contributions in memory of Mrs. Barbara Shultz may be directed
to: The Breast Center at the MD Anderson Cancer Center; Memorial.
RHW. Towanda Daily Review.
CASHDOLLAR –ANNA JEANETTE ‘JANET’ CASHDOLLAR CLARK MORSE, 86,
formerly of the Senior Citizens Building, Towanda and east Towanda, died
Thursday morning, June 3, 2004 at the Skilled Nursing Unit, Memorial Hospital,
Towanda. The Lord case a beautiful rainbow late in the day on June
2 and on June 3 as he called her home. Born August 19, 1917, in Duryea,
Pa., she was a daughter of the late William Henry Cashdollar and Ethel
Huddleson Cashdollar. When Janet was 12, she lost her mother and
infant brother, David. Janet helped her father raise her three younger
siblings. On Feb. 8, 1938 Janet married Earl Clark. They lived
in a cozy farmhouse on Mercur Hill, Wysox which was a wonderful place to
raise their five children. Their home was always welcome to neighborhood
children, family and friends. The smell of fresh baked bread and
pies was a common aroma in Janet’s kitchen. She kept the cellar full
of preserves from the season’s harvest. She made wonderful strawberry
jams from wild strawberries picked on the farm. Her homemade pickles
were always the best. In earlier years, Janet was employed by the
Standing Stone, Wysox and Black Walnut dress factories and was later employed
at the Bradford County Manor for several years. She had a passion
for the caring of others. Janet would bring her patients special
treats and often run errands for them on her own time. Janet lived
at the Towanda Senior Citizens Building for many years. She had a
large circle of friends, enjoyed being a volunteer in the dining room,
and participating in many activities. After years of declining health,
Janet became a resident of the Towanda Memorial Hospital skilled Nursing
Unit. After all the years of caring for others it had been her turn
to be cared for. She became well known as “Aunt Janet” in the unit
and was given wonderful care. Janet enjoyed her grandchildren with
all of her heart. She was the absolute perfect grandmother in their
eyes and had left them with many fond memories. She was a member
of the Wysox Presbyterian Church and the Towanda Area Senior Citizens Club.
Surviving are three sons, Earl Duane Clark and his wife Carol Clark of
Monroeton, Elmer Harry Clark and his friend Trudy Collins of Tunkhannock
and John Henry Clark and his wife Brenda Clark of LeRaysville; a daughter,
Delores Clark Schoonover and her husband Clinton “Jerry” Schoonover of
Wysox; 18 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; a sister and brother-in-law,
Esther and Harry Chilson of Wysox; a brother, James Harold “Link” Cashdollar
of Mercur; a sister-in-law Beatrice Cashdollar of the Senior Citizens Building,
Towanda; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and a special friend, Art
Pettes of Col. She was preceded in death by; her husband, Earl Keen
Clark on April 21, 1971; a son, William Francis Clark on Sept. 30, 1980;
a brother, William R. Cashdollar on Aug. 13, 1996; an infant Brother David
in 1928; a step-daughter, Alice Betty Clark Bidlack on Jan. 20, 1998; a
special friend and sister-in-law, Cora Clark Thetga; and a brother-in-law,
Edward Clark. The funeral service will be held Monday, June 7, 2004
at 11 a.m. at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda, Pa.
with the Rev. Richard Stackhouse, pastor of the Hornbrook United Methodist
Church officiating. Interment will follow in the Keene Summit Cemetery,
Standing Stone Twp., Pa. The family will receive friends Sunday evening
from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. –Towanda Daily Review
MANN - Charles L. Mann died suddenly Tuesday afternoon at his
home in Stevens township, age 62 years. Funeral services will be
held Saturday at 1 o'clock at the Pinnock Funeral home in LeRaysville.
Burial will be in Keene Summit cemetery. Rev. Jordan D. Cole will
officiate. RHW Jan. 24, 1945 Towanda Daily Review.
PAUL A. SCHOONOVER, 76, of Wysox RD 2, Standing Stone Twp., died
Tuesday evening, April 23, 1991, at Memorial Hospital, Towanda. Born
Oct. 2, 1914, in Rummerfield, he was a son of the late Cleveland and Ferne
Newell Schoonover. Paul attended the Fisher School and Towanda High
School. On Nov. 14, 1936, he married the former Dorothy Keene.
Mr. Schoonover owned and operated his diary farm in Standing Stone Twp.,
for many years until his retirement in 1979. He also drove school
bus in the Standing Stone area for 25 years. In his early years Paul
was an avid baseball player in the area and remained a great baseball enthusiast
his entire life. His main interest in life encompassed his home and
family. He possessed a special love for children. Paul was
a member of the Standing Stone United Methodist Church and its Men’s Club,
Wysox IOOF and the Towanda Area Sr. Citizens. He also was a member
of the Standing Stone Grange for over 60 years. Mr. Schoonover was
well known and possessed many friends throughout the area. He is
survived by his wife of 54 years, Dorothy Keene Schoonover, at home; a
son and daughter-in-law, Ronald K. and Sandra Schoonover of Wysox RD 2;
a son, John P Schoonover of Wysox; eight grandchildren – Randy, Tracy,
Terry, Brian, Jason, Jill, Nathan and Joel Schoonover; two brothers and
sisters-in-law, Wayne and Winona Schoonover of Endicott and Florida and
Mark and Margaret Schoonover of Wysox RD 2; two sisters-in-law, Mabel Gatz
of Wysox RD 2 and Christine McCade of Nichols; several nieces, nephews
and cousins. The family will receive friends Saturday evening from
7-9 p.m. at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Hoe, 217 York Ave., Towanda.
The funeral service will be held Sunday, April 28, at 2 p.m. at the funeral
home, with the Rev. Anne Bey, pastor of the Standing Stone United Methodist
Church, officiating. Interment will be in Keene Summit Cemetery.
The family suggests memorials may be sent to the Standing Stone United
Methodist Church in care of Mrs. Mabel Gatz, RD 2, Box 106, Wysox, Pa.
in Mr. Schoonover’s memory. –Towanda Daily Review
BRIAN SHULTZ, 57, of Modena, Pa., died unexpectedly on Oct. 6, 2015, at his home. Brian was born on March 13, 1958 in Blossburg, Pa. He was employed by Waste Oil Recyclers in Modena, Pa. Brian was an artisan in wood working and could use his hands and creative mind in various ways. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed kayaking, camping, exploring in the woods and all aspects of nature. He held the Keene Summit family farm dear to his heart. Brian will always be remembered for his kind and caring heart, a man who never lost his sense of wonder and adventure. Brian is survived by his mother, Marcia Gatz Murtagh, Wysox, Pa.; his father, Dyson Shultz of Greenfield, Mass.; his two sons, Matthew (wife Marisha) Shultz of San Diego, Calif. and Daniel (wife Jennifer) Shultz of Oxford, Pa.; two brothers, David (wife Lynn) Shultz of Manlius, N.Y. and Brandon Shultz of Clay, N.Y.; two grandchildren, Agape and Justice Shultz; also his special nephews and niece. A celebration of Brian's life will be held on Oct. 15, 2015 in Chester County, Pa. Burial and a private graveside service, with Pastor William Westbrook officiating, will be held at the Keene Summit Cemetery. Those who wish may send a memorial to: Chester County Food Bank, 650 Pennsylvania Drive, Exton, PA –Towanda Daily Review 10/13/2015
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