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Tri-Counties Genealogy & History by Joyce M. Tice
Monroeton Cemetery, Monroe Borough, Bradford County, PA 
Obituaries

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Bradford County PA

Chemung County NY

Tioga County PA

 

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Do You Know that you can search just the Obituaries on the site by using the three County Specific Obituary selections in the Partitioned search engine at the bottom of the Current What's New Page? You can narrow your search by including a key word in the cemetery name or a township name in addition to the surname you search. Then select the Find All Words option. 
You'll also find obituary and other newspaper clippings using Clippings partition. Additional clippings can be found in the Birth, Marriage, 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" 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) 


JOHNSON –JESSIE LOU JOHNSON VANDERPOOL, 89, widow of Sheldon Vanderpool of Monroeton RR1, Monroe Twp., Pa. died Wednesday Jan 1, 2003 at the Bradford County Manor, West Burlington Twp., Pa.  Born Oct. 23, 1913 at Springville, Wyoming County, Pa. she was a daughter of the late William and Lillie Springer Johnson.  Jessie was employed by the Towanda Folding Box Company for 26 years and later by Sylvania Electric in Towanda for several years.  She enjoyed fishing and the outdoors.  Surviving are: a son and daughter-in-law; Laverne E. and Leeta Vanderpool of Mount Bethel, Pa.; 14 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Algy and Stanley Johnson both of Tioga, Pa.; three sisters; Lila Kinner of LaPorte, Pa., Doris Baer of Shade Gap, Pa. and Mary VanCampen of Texas; several nieces, nephews and cousins.  She was preceded in death by: her husband, Sheldon Vanderpool in 1973, three sons, Charles Vanderpool in 1992, Gordon Vanderpool in 1996 and Algy Vanderpool in May 2002; two daughters, Alberthya Beach and Virginia Vanderpool; four brothers, Sheldon, Paul, Noble and Ralph Johnson; and two sisters, Mildred Johnson and Florence Jenkins.  The funeral service will be held on Monday Jan. 6 at 11 a.m. at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda, PA with the Rev. Jason Gillaume, pastor of the Powell United Methodist Church officiating.  Interment will be in the Monroeton Cemetery, Monroeton, Pa.  The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2-4 p.m. and on Monday from 10-11 at the funeral home.  The family suggests that memorial contributions may be directed to the Powell United Methodist Church in care of Todd Bacon RR3, Box 2776, Towanda, Pa. in Mrs. Vanderpool’s memory.  –Towanda Daily Review

JOHNSON –JESSIE LOU JOHNSON VANDERPOOL
Jessie Vanderpool- Jessie Lou Johnson Vanderpool, 89, widow of Sheldon Vanderpool of Monroeton RR 1, Monroe Township, died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2003, at the Bradford County Manor, West Burlington Township. The funeral service will be held today at 11 a.m. at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda, with the Rev. Jason Guillaume, pastor of the Powell United Methodist Church, officiating.  Interment will be in the Monroeton Cemetery, Monroeton. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home. The family suggests that memorial contributions may be directed to the Powell United Methodist Church in care of Todd Bacon, RR 3, Box 277, Towanda, Pa. 18848, in Mrs. Vanderpool's memory.

MICHAEL RAY JOHNSON, 27, of Monroeton RR 2, Monroe Township, Pa., died Thursday evening, Aug. 31, 2006, as the result of a motorcycle accident on U.S. Route 6 in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pa.  Born March 3, 1979, in Towanda, Pa., he was the son of Johnnie "Jack" Johnson and Sylvia Northrup Johnson. Michael attended the Towanda schools. He was a well-known HVAC technician and was formerly employed by Bidlack's Oil Co., Wells Mills Co. and Saring Heating and Air Conditioning in the area.  At the time of his death, Michael was attending the Smith and Solomon truck driving school in Mansfield, Pa.  He enjoyed traveling, playing guitar, auto mechanics and home renovation projects.  Surviving are his children, Brittany Rae Johnson of Mercur and Brandon Michael Hoose of Milltown; his parents, Johnnie and Sylvia Johnson of Monroeton RR 1; brothers Johnnie Boyce Johnson of Monroeton RR 1 and Edward Fay Johnson of Baltimore, Md.; his maternal grandmother, Marion Northrup of Powell; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins; and his best friend, Chad Rimbey of Troy, Pa.  The funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 4, 2006, at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda, Pa., with Pastor Wesley Nichols of the Church on the Hill, Milan, Pa., officiating. Interment will follow in the Monroeton Cemetery, Monroeton, Pa.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral service Monday afternoon at the funeral home.  –Towanda Daily Review

JOHNSON –WANETA H. NORTHRUP BENNINGER BARRETT, 79, died Tuesday, May 25, 1999, at River Mede-Manor Nursing Home, Binghamton, N.Y.  She was born in Monroeton, the daughter of the late Benjamin and Helen (Brown) Johnson.  She was a manager of the famous Barn Restaurant in Binghamton for 28 years.  She was an avid dancer and Bingo player.  She is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Helen and Harry Beecher, Port Crane, N.Y.; sons and daughters-in-law, Howard and Donna Northrup, Ithaca, N.Y., Hugh and Faye Northrup, Georgetown, S.C., Michael Benninger, Georgetown, S.C.; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her husbands, Erston Northrup, Minor Benninger and Rex Barrett; and son, Donald Northrup.  Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 29, at 11 a.m. at the Thomas J. Shea Funeral Home, Inc., 137 Robinson Street, Binghamton, with rev. David C. Seaver, officiating.  Burial will be in Monroeton Cemetery.  Friends are invited to call Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. on Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.  In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the Hospice Program at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Binghamton, N.Y. –Towanda Daily Review.

TERRY LEE JOHNSON, 38, of 500 N. Elmira St., Sayre, died Thursday, March 29, 2001, at the Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, Pa.  Born Oct. 11, 1962 in Troy.  He was the son of Connie Charland Johnson Bolt and the late Larry Ronald Johnson.  Terry attended Towanda and Mansfield High Schools.  On April 13, 1981, he married the former Dorothy Brown in Towanda.  He was formerly employed by Coyne Textile Services, Smithboro, N.Y., Weitsman and Sons in Owego, N.Y., and Doane’s Disposal, Waverly, N.Y.  At the time of his death, Terry was employed by Mills Pride in Athens Twp.  He was a member of the South Waverly and Ulster Fire Police.  Terry enjoyed the outdoors, hunting and fishing.  Surviving are his wife, Dorothy Brown Johnson, at home; his mother and father, Connie and James Bolt of Monroeton; 4 children, Terry Lee Johnson Jr. of Greens Landing, Lance Adam Johnson at home, Jessica Mae Johnson at home, Kandice Rose Johnson at home; 2 brothers and sisters-in-law, Larry Ronald and Teresa Johnson Jr. of Carlisle, Pa., Keith Robert and Brenda Bolt of Mt. Holly Springs, Pa.; 2 sisters, Lorriane Dee Bolt of Lowman, N.Y., Desiree Rose Bolt Pruyne and her husband Dean Edward Pruyne of Athens; paternal Grandparents, Theodore and Beatrice Johnson of Terry Twp., Pa., Blanche Bolt of Tioga, Pa.; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins; his very close friends Carl Campbell, Mike Cole and Frank Mosher.  He was preceded in death by his father, Larry Ronald Johnson in 1963; his maternal grandmother, Bessie Charland; and uncle Harold Charland; and a nephew, Derrick Dustin Johnson.  The funeral service will be held, Tuesday, April 3, at 11 a.m. at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda with the Rev. Ronald Troup, pastor of the Monroeton United Methodist Church officiating.  Interment will be in the Monroeton Cemetery.  The family will receive friends Monday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. –Towanda Daily Review.

Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: C:\TC\~srgp\new\100.gifJUSTIN  "Bailey" MRS. MARY Bailey - Bradford County’s oldest resident, died Monday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Emma Camp near Monroeton. Born in 1844 in Stony Point, Pa., Mrs. Bailey would have been 105 years old on October 28, (1949). She was the widow of Wesley Bailey and had spent most of her life in this county. Her survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Kate Hollenback of Canton and Mrs. Emma Camp of Monroeton; two sons, Amos Bailey of Canton and Harrison Bailey of Owego, NY; several grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Funeral services will be held at the Monroeton Methodist Church Thursday afternoon at 2 pm. Rev. Russell Scudder officiating. Burial will be in Monroeton cemetery.   She died 11 OCT 1949

Eldon D. KERRICK, 63, Monroeton, PA died Wednesday, December 13, 1995 at the Divine Providence Hospital, Williamsport, PA following a period of declining health.  Born May 2, 1932 in Sayre, PA he was a son of the late Howard E. Kerrick.  Eldon was a 1950 graduate of the Wyalusing High School.  He was employed by his brother, Howard L. Kerrick and Alfred Wrisley in their appliance business until 1982 when he entered into business for himself until his retirement in 1994.  Surviving are his wife of 40 years, the former Emilie Bart; his mother, Irene Hecker of Monroeton; his children, Kathleen and Robert Evanchalk of Pine Grove, PA, David and Judy Kerrick of Monroeton, PA, James Kerrick and his fiancée, Tina Slater of Wilkes-Barre, PA; three grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins.  He was preceded in death by his brother, Howard L. Kerrick.  Funeral services were held at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home in Towanda on December 16 with interment to be in the Monroeton cemetery.  Memorials may be directed to Memorial Hospital Inc., One Hospital Drive, Towanda, PA 18848 in Eldon Kerrick’s memory.  “Troy Gazette-Register,” Troy, PA  Thursday, December 21, 1995

EDWARD L. MCCARTY, 59, of 116 Main St., Monroeton, died Wednesday morning May 26, 1993 at home.  Born Dec. 30, 1933 in Sullivan County, Pa. he was a son of Frank and Jessie Day McCarty.  Mr. McCarty was a graduate of New Albany High School class of 1952.  He later entered the U.S. Army in 1954 where he served during the Korean conflict in the 90th Medical Detachment.  After his discharge from the Army in 1956, Mr. McCarty was employed by Penelec for 35 years until his retirement in 1991.  On Jan. 5, 1957 he married the former Rowena Wiggins in Monroeton.  He was active in the Boy Scouts of America for 20 years and was a former member of the Monroeton Borough Council and the Mansfield Jaycees.  Edward’s main interest throughout life encompassed his home and family.  He is survived by his wife, Rowena McCarty at home; a son, Kirk McCarty of Towanda RR 4; two daughters and sons-in-law, Penny and Sam Jeffries of San Antonio, Texas and Stephanie and Richard Manchester of Rome; two grandchildren, Bradley Rockwell and Kelsey Manchester, both of Rome; two brothers, Richard and Francis McCarty, both of Forksville; three sisters, Mrs. Lawrence (Evelyn) Higley and Mrs. Roger (Doris) Stephens, both of Forksville and Mrs. Joanne Minard of Johnson City, N.Y.; several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by an infant son, Brian Keith McCarty in 1957.  The funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, May 29 at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda with the Rev. Julie Walz officiating.  Burial will be in the Monroeton Cemetery.  There will be no calling hours at the funeral home.  –Towanda Daily Review

 

McKELVEY Patricia A. Sha

80, of Monroeton, died Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at Memorial Hospital, N. Towanda. "Pat" as she was known by her family and friends was born Sept. 16, 1931 in Altoona, the daughter of Clyde and Maxine Smith McKelvey. She was a graduate of Altoona High School class of 1949. Pat moved to Liberty Corners in 1960 and later to Monroeton in 1967. Pat was employed by GTE Sylvania in Towanda for over 25 years until her retirement. She was a member of the Monroeton United Methodist Church, Sylvania Women's Club and the Quarter Century Club.  Surviving are her children, James "Rick" Barton of Pittsburgh, Robin Kneller of East Troy, Mike Barton and wife Denise of Moorehead City, N.C., Mark Barton and wife Sally of Monroeton and Laurie Washington and husband Ulysses of Wilmington, Del.; grandchildren Danielle Kretzer and husband Eric, Heidi Kneller, James Barton and wife Tiffany, Taylor Hugo and Mark Barton Jr.; great grandchildren Logan Barton, Blake Barton and Braeden Kretzer; a brother, Clyde R. McKelvey and wife Nancy of Michigan; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.  In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her companion, Richard Williams, a sister and brother-in-law, Patricia and William Jenkins, a brother, Jesse Irvin and a son-in-law, Sam Kneller. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda.  The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 12, 2012 at the funeral home with the Rev. Sandy Brant, pastor of the Monroeton United Methodist Church officiating.  Interment will follow in the Monroeton Cemetery, Monroeton.  Contributions may be directed to the Monroeton United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 3, Monroeton, PA 18832 in Patricia A. Shaw's memory.   Towanda Daily Review – May 10, 2012

 

MCNEAL –CORA MAY MCNEAL EMORY, 84, wife of Frank Emory of Railroad Street, Monroeton, died Sunday evening, Oct. 14, 2001, at her home.  She was born Oct. 13, 1917, in Franklin Township, a daughter of the late Fred and Ethel Morse McNeal.  Cora cared for foster children in her home for many years and was formerly employed by Dushore Lingerie for 15 years.  Cora was a member of the Monroeton United Methodist Church, the United Methodist Women and was a former member of the Monroeton Fire Co. Auxiliary for many years.  She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Frank Emory, at home; daughter and son-in-law, Gladys (Donald) Middendorf of New Albany; son and daughter-in-law Paul M. (Linda) Bump of Towanda; daughter, Helen House of Monroeton; 12 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law, Floyd (Jeanette) McNeal of South Waverly; sister-in-law, Mildred McNeal of Burlington; stepbrother and his wife, Lynn (Jackie) Pelton of Bentley Cree; stepsister and her husband, Janice (Ronald) Hatch of New Albany; stepsister, Lynette Edkin of Montour Falls, N.Y.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.  She was preceded in death by her brother, Paul McNeal, in 1987 and sister, Laura Clark, in 1998.  The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday evening, Oct. 17, at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda.  The funeral and committal service will be held at the conclusion of calling hours Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Ronald Troup, pastor of the Monroeton United Methodist Church officiating.  Interment will be private in the Monroeton Cemetery.  The family suggests that memorial contributions may be directed to the Monroeton United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 148, Monroeton, Pa. or to the charity or organization of one’s choice in Mrs. Emory’s memory.  –Towanda Daily Review

IRA E. MILLER
 Ira E. Miller, 77, of Canton and formerly of Powell, died May 17, 1990 at Memorial Hospital in Towanda. Born July 29, 1912 in Weston, he was a son of Manley and Mae Millard Miller. Surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Eileen and Lawrence Sherman of Burlington; son and daughter-in-law, Philip E. and Crystal Miller of Williamsport; four grandchildren; very close friend, Mary Roberts; several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his wife, Nellie Fivehouse Miller, in 1962 and two sons in 1947 and 1985. Funeral services were held May 21 at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home in Towanda with the Rev. John Feister officiating and burial to be in Monroeton Cemetery. (TGR, Thursday, May 24, 1990)

MILLER  Paul K. Age 99 of Hoffman Street, Elmira, died Tuesday evening, November 1, 2005 at the Arnot-Ogden Medical Center in Elmira. Born February 12, 1906 at French Asylum, PA, he was the son of the late John and Luella Kingsley Miller. Paul attended school at French Asylum. On June 30, 1925, he married the former Margaret "Peg" Bunyan in Johnson City, NY. Paul served as manager and buyer for the Hudson Shoe Company in Elmira and was a well-known business figure in Elmira from 1927 until his retirement in 1970. He was a 55-year member of Ivy Lodge No. 397 F.&A.M., Elmira Heights. He was also a member of the Elmira Kiwanis Club and the Fur-Fin-Feather Club. Paul enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, fishing, his family, home and traveling with his loving wife of 75 years, Peg, who preceded him in death on July 13, 2000. His activity and vitality lasted well into his nineties and was remarkable to all. Paul will be remembered for his humor and sharp wit and as a great practical joker among his family and friends. Surviving are his niece, Emily Hettich of Athens, PA; grand-niece, Margaret Cereste; grand-nephew, William Hettich; cousins, Dr. William Kimber and his wife Ann Kimber of Danville, PA, Patti McBride of Wellsboro, PA and Gerald Chubbuck of Towanda, PA; very good friends, John and Phyllis Bailey of Elmira, NY. He was preceded in death by an aunt and uncle, Flora and George Kingsley; and first cousins, Ellen Kingsley Chubbuck and Charles Kingsley. The funeral service will be held Thursday, November 3, 2005 at 2 p.m. at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Avenue, Towanda, PA, with pastor Drew Travis officiating. Interment will follow in the Monroeton Cemetery, Monroeton, PA. Friends may call on Thursday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Monroeton Cemetery Association in care of Myra Cook, P.O. Box 157, Monroeton, PA 18832 or to Southern Tier Hospice, 11751 East Corning Road, Corning, NY 14830 in Paul K. Miller's memory. The family extends their greatest appreciation to Paul's special caregivers and dear friends, Pam Sheldon and Lois Harper.

PAUL K. MILLER, 99, of Hoffman St., Elmira, N.Y., died Tuesday evening, Nov. 1, 2005 at the Arnot-Ogden Medical Center in Elmira, N.Y.  Born Feb. 12, 1906 at French Asylum, Pa., he was the son of the late John and Luella Kingsley Miller.  Paul attended school at French Asylum.  On June 30, 1925 he married the former Margaret “Peg” Bunyan in Johnson City, N.Y.  Paul served as manager and buyer for the Hudson Shoe Company in Elmira, N.Y., where he was a well-known business figure from 1927 until his retirement in 1970.  He was a 55-year member of Ivy Lodge No. 397 F&AM, Elmira Heights, N.Y.  He was also a member of the Elmira Kiwanis Club and the Fur-Fin-Feather Club.  Paul enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, fishing, his family, home and traveling with his loving wife of 75 years, “Peg,” who preceded him in death on July 13, 2000.  His activity and vitality lasted well into his 90’s and was remarkable to all.  Paul will be remembered for his humor and sharp wit and as a great “Practical joker” among his family and friends.  Surviving are: his niece, Emily Hettich of Athens, Pa.; his grand-niece, Margaret Cereste and grand-nephew, William Hettick; cousins, Dr. William Kimber and his wife Ann Kimber of Danville, Pa.; Pattie McBride of Wellsboro, Pa.; Gerald Chubbuck of Towanda, Pa.; and very good friends John and Phyllis Bailey of Elmira, N.Y.  He was preceded in death by an aunt and uncle, Flora and George Kingsley; first cousins, Ellen Kingsley Chubbuck and Charles Kingsley.  The funeral service will be held Thursday, Nov. 3, 2005 at 2 p.m. at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda, Pa. with the Pastor Drew Travis officiating.  Interment will follow in the Monroeton Cemetery, Monroeton, Pa.  Friends may call on Thursday from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.  In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Monroeton Cemetery Association in care of Myra Cook, PO Box 157, Monroeton, Pa. or to the Southern Tier Hospice, 11751 East Corning Rd., Corning, N.Y. in Paul K. Miller’s memory.  The family extends their greatest appreciation to Paul’s special caregivers and dear friends Pam Sheldon and Lois Harper. –Towanda Daily Review.

IRA E. MILLER, 77, of Little St., Canton, formerly of Powell, died late Thursday evening, May 17, 1990, at Memorial Hospital, Towanda.  Born July 29, 1912 in Weston, he was a son of Manley and Mae Millard Miller.  Ira attended the Powell and St. Agnes Schools, graduating from Towanda High School in 1930.  In early years he was employed by the Towanda Folding Box Company and was later employed for many years by the Swayze Folding Box Co. in Canton, retiring from there in 1978.  He was a member of Evergreen Lodge No. 163 F. and A.M. Monroeton; Bradford Lodge IOOF and the Loyal Order of the Moose No. 429 Canton.  Surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Eileen and Lawrence Sherman of Burlington; son and daughter-in-law, Philip E. and Crystal Miller of Williamsport; four grandchildren; Teresa and Jason Sherman, both of Burlington, and Rachel and Michael Miller of Williamsport, a very close friend, Mary Roberts; several nieces, nephews and cousins.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Nellie Fivehouse Miller, on May 3, 1962; two sons; Ira Edward Miller Jr. on July 24, 1947 and James Thomas Miller on Aug. 16, 1985.  The family will receive friends Sunday from 7-9 p.m. at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda.  The funeral service will be held Monday, May 21, 1990 at 1 p.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. John Fiester, Pastor of the Burlington United Methodist Church officiating.  Interment will be in Monroeton Cemetery.  –Towanda Daily Review

LEWIS W. MILLS, 88, well-known former Towanda businessman of Towanda RR 4, died Sunday, February 22, 1998, at Memorial Hospital, Towanda, Pa.  Born Sept. 13, 1909 in Towanda, Pa., he was a son of the late Silas J. and Violet Schoonover Mills.  At age 16, Lewis became associated with his family’s well-established business, Harden-Mills Plumbing & Heating, which was located at 519 Main Street in Towanda and founded by his father Silas J. Mills on Sept. 1, 1903.  In 1947, Lewis became a co-owner of the business with his father, Silas and brother-in-law Vernon Perry, thus creating Mills-Perry-Mills Plumbing and Heating, a successful business operating at the same location for many years until the effects of the 1972 flood forced the closure of the Towanda Store.  Lewis relocated and maintained the business from his home in Towanda RR 4 for many years until declining health forced him to discontinue service.  On July 15, 1927, he married the former Elsie May Williams of Trumansburg, N.Y.  She preceded him in death on Dec. 27, 1962.  On March 27, 1965, he married Nellie Fowler.  Lewis and Nellie spent 32 happy years together and enjoyed their family, traveling, gardening and caring for their home and property of which they were most proud.  Lewis was a member  of; the Monroeton United Methodist Church, Union Lodge No. 108 F.&A.M., Towanda, was a Past Noble Grand of Wysox Lodge No. 1152 IOOF, a Past Master of Liberty Corners Grange No. 1618, a 50-year member of the Natad Linta Fire Company, Towanda, and a life member of the Monroeton Rod & Gun Club.  He was formerly an active bowler having participated on several area bowling leagues and enjoyed the outdoors, especially hunting.  Surviving are: his wife Nellie at home; four sons and daughters-in-law, Silas L. and Esther Mills of Towanda, Ralph and Betty Mills of Montoursville, Pa., Kenneth and Shirley Mills of Elmira, N.Y.  Stanley and Elaine Mills of Danielson, Conn.; two daughters and sons-in-law, Jeanne and Robert Havens of Keystone Heights, Fla., Eileen and Lawrence Elliot of Liberty Corners, Pa.; a step-son and his wife Howard G. and Yvonne Fowler of Manchester, Pa.; a step-daughter and her husband, Virginia and Clarence Terry of Towanda; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; a brother-in-law, Walter Peck of Florida, an aunt, Marian Goodstal of Towanda; very close cousins, Francis and Stanley Gekoski of Towanda; a special niece and nephew, Dorothy and James Pierce of Towanda RR 4, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.  He was preceded in death by three sisters, Naomi Young, Eleanor Perry and Marjorie Peck; a grandson and a great-granddaughter.  A private funeral and committal service will be held at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, Towanda, Pa. with Pastor A. Michelle Somerville of the Liberty Corners United Methodist Church officiating.  Interment will be in Monroeton Cemetery, Monroeton, Pa.  There are no calling hours.  The family suggests that memorial contributions be directed to Memorial Hospital EMS Rescue, 1 Hospital Dr., Towanda, Pa. in Mr. Mill’s memory.  –Towanda Daily Review

1916, Aug 22 - Tuesday, Monroeton Enterprise Newspaper.page.    EDWARD E MINGOS, Well Known Citizen died Last Tuesday Evening
Edward E Mingos, a veteran of the civil war, died at his home on  Main street at 7 o'clock  last Tuesday evening, following an illness of about ten days.   Deceased  was born at Liberty Corners seventy -two years ago and spent his entire life as a resident of  Monroe township and borough. He was a member of Co H,188th NY Vol, having enlisted when about (20) seventeen years old. At Petersburg he received a wound that deprived him of the use of the fingers on his left hand. Besides his widow he is survived by one son - Fred E Mingos of Monroeton, and one brother - Warren H Mingos of Towanda. Funeral services were held at the Mingos home at 2:30 Friday afternoon. Internment was in the Monroeton cemetery.

MINGOS Fred
1936,Oct 26  Towanda Daily Review  F.E.Mingos of Monroeton Dies     Veteran Station Agent Passes Away at Hospital in Waverly   Fred E Mingos resident of Monroeton, died last evening at the Tioga General  Hospital in Waverly,NY. He had been a patient there for the past two weeks and was thought to be recovering nicely from the operation. Most of yesterday members of his family were with him and were encouraged by the progress he appeared to be making. Late in the evening, however, Mr Mingos suffered a relapse, the end coming quickly. (He had an operation for ulcers. He was flat on his back, medical practice at the time, and died of a blood clot).  Fred Mingos was born in Monroeton and was considered one of the highly respected residents of that community.  For the past 30(38) years he was Lehigh Station Agent at Monroeton, also serving the New Albany station of late. The survivors are his wife, who was injured in an auto accident in-route to the hospital to see her husband soon after his admission ( Margaret hit a  narrow bridge on the way North); two sons, Henry E,  who is employed at the Humphrey Lumber Yards here, and Carl, who is a student at Mansfield State Teachers  College. The funeral arrangements will be announced later.

MINGOS Henry E
1972, Sept 13 - Towanda Daily Review Henry E Mingos highly regarded Monroeton resident, died at Memorial Hospital here Monday evening at the age of 72. Mr. Mingos was born in Monroeton May 17,1900, the son of Fred E and Leah Snell Mingos. He graduated from Monroeton High School and then attended the senior year at Towanda, graduating in 1918.  Mr. Mingos was employed by the S and NY Railroad at Towanda and Sayre, then took a position with Humphrey Lumber Co for 27 years. After that he worked at the Meredith Bottling Works and Gulf Oil Co in East Towanda. He hunted, fished, bowled, played various card games and kept a garden in the back for his home in Monroeton.  Mr. Mingos was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Towanda, member of Evergreen Masonic Lodge No 163 of Monroeton, of which he was past master and secretary, a member of the Royal Arch Chapter of Williamsport, 32nd Degree, Irem Temple Shrine and the Bradford Co Shrine Club, of which he was secretary for many years. Mr. Mingos was also secretary and treasurer of the Monroeton Borough Council, a member of the Towanda Elks Lodge, the Towanda Gun Club, the Monroeton Gun Club near Wheelerville, the Monroeton Fire Co and a life member of the Naiad-Linta Fire Co of Towanda which he was secretary for many years.  Surviving are his wife,Margaret, a son John of Potomac,Md; a brother Carl of Lawrence,Kan; one nephew and one niece.  Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Maryott Funeral Home.

Leonard MORRIS of South Branch, for several years proprietor of the Park hotel in Towanda, and later connected with the Williams hotel at Troy, died on Thursday morning last of pneumonia, after a short illness with that disease. Mr. Morris was about 66 years of age, and a civil war veteran, having entered the army in 1864 as a member of a New York state regiment. He had been in poor health for several years, as also his wife, who died five days before her husband. Mr. Morris is survived by one son, George E. Morris of Monroeton. –Towanda Review. TGR 1901

MUNKITTRICK
Phyllis Haines, 78, formerly of Monroeton
02/07/2002
Phyllis Elizabeth Munkittrick Haines, 78, widow of John F. Haines Jr., formerly of Monroeton, died Tuesday evening, Feb. 5, 2002, at the Bradford County Manor, West Burlington, where she received devoted care from the staff. She was born Jan. 1, 1924, in Monroeton, the daughter of the late Herbert and Mary Dohoney Munkittrick. Phyllis and her husband, John, traveled extensively throughout the world. John preceded her in death May 10, 1981. Phyllis was a member of SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Towanda. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Dr. John F. and Diana Haines III of Monroeton; son, J. Lynn Haines of Venice, Fla.; daughter and son-in-law, Karen and James Blackwell of Troy; four grandchildren, Brenda Chrzan, and Jill, Patrick and Cory Haines; brothers and sisters-in-law, Milton and Norma Munkittrick of Towanda and Robert and Shirley Munkittrick of Towanda; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her brother, Herbert Munkittrick; and two sisters, Marguerite Rockefeller and Doris Rockefeller. The family will receive friends from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, 2002, at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Saturday at SS. Peter & Paul Church, Third Street, Towanda, with the Rev. Ronald Hughes as celebrant. Interment will follow in Monroeton Cemetery. The family suggests that, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Bradford County Humane Society, P.O. Box 179, Ulster, Pa. 18850. May she enjoy eternal life with the Risen Christ. Allelujah.

 

NICHOLS Clifford A. Nichols

85, formerly of Maple Street, Monroeton, Pa., died early Monday morning, Jan. 10, 2011, at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pa. Clifford was born Feb. 7, 1925 in Angola, N.Y., the son of the late Harold E. Nichols and Florence Evans Nichols. He attended high school in Endicott, N.Y., and in early years was employed by several area farms. He was later employed by Remington Rand in Elmira, N.Y., for eight years and by GTE Sylvania in Towanda for 24 years until his retirement in 1987. Clifford was a life member of the Monroe Hose Company and was honored as Fireman of the Year in 1981.  He is survived by: daughters, Dianna Griffith and husband William of Mt. Gilead, Ohio, Lynette Rockl and husband Gilbert of Milan RR 1, Pa., H. Lucinda Bramm of Sheboygan, Wis., Gloria Burns and husband Eugene of West Burlington, Pa., Melissa Sutton and husband S. Thomas of Hanoverton, Ohio; sons, Harold E. Nichols and wife Renee of Big Pond, Pa., Larry R. Nichols of Franklindale, Pa.; grandchildren, Drew Nichols and wife Deb, Clint Nichols, Larry Nichols Jr., Brock Nichols, Harley Nichols, Katina Nichols, Karl Rockl, Tom Rockl, Matthew Bramm and wife Grace, Caitlin Lois Marie Bramm, Brandi Ketter and husband Jim, Roger Wood Jr. and wife Dori, Shelly Wood, Ryean Sutton, Lucas Sutton, Rebecca Sutton, Bobbi Sue Jennings, Gayle Jennings and Tiffany Miller; great-grandchildren, Deidre Berwiller and husband Jason, Desiree Ryan and husband Roberto, Caytlyn Nichols, Lucas Nichols, Larry Nichols III, Miriah Nichols, Drake Nichols, Blaze Nichols, Haley Rockl, Harley Rockl, Gary May, Gregg May, Landon Miller, Sarah Ketter, Emma Ketter, Blair Wood, Blaze Wood, Josh Wood and Oakley Roberts.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Lois E. Painter Nichols, on April 18, 2006.  The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011 at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda, Pa. with Pastor Lynn Ensign, of the Mt. Pisgah Wesleyan Church, officiating. Interment will be in the Monroeton Cemetery, Monroeton, Pa.  The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.  The family suggests that memorial contributions may be directed to the Alzheimer's Association , Northeast Pennsylvania Chapter, Kirby Health Center, 71 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701 in Clifford A. Nichols memory.  Towanda Daily Review – January 11, 2011

 

BOYCE E. NORTHRUP SR., 72, of Monroeton RD 1, died Monday evening, April 9, 1990, as the result of a tractor accident which occurred at his family’s homestead at Kent Run in Monroe Township.  He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army.  In early years, he was employed by Dibble’s Saw Mill and was later employed by the O. Ames Co. in Monroeton for 24 years, retiring in 1978.  Boyce was a member of the Beirne-Webster V.F.W. Post, Towanda.  He is survived by his wife, Marion Benjamin Northrup, at home; four daughters, Mrs. Robert (Nancy) Kellock of Wysox; Ms. Janet Northrup Allen, Towanda RD 4; Mrs. John (Sylvia) Johnson of Monroeton; Mrs. Steven (Vickie) Miller of Monroeton RD 1; three sons, Boyce Northrup Jr.; Dean Northrup; and Timothy Northrup, all of Monroeton; 19 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Marjorie Dibble of Towanda; Aneda Prough of Sayre; and Mrs. Carl (Gladys) Watkins of Ulster; several nieces, nephews and cousins.  He was preceded in death by his parents, by and infant son, and by a brother, Cedric “Stub” Northrup, on Feb. 27, 1987.  A private funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family.  Interment will be in Monroeton Cemetery.  Arrangements are under the direction of Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, Towanda.  There will be no calling hours. –Towanda Daily Review.

DEAN H. NORTHRUP, 46, Powell, Monroeton RR1, died May 13, 1997, at Memorial Hospital, Towanda.  Born October 24, 1950 in Monroe Township, he was a son of Marion Benjamin Northrup and the late Boyce E. Northrup Sr.  He was formerly enjoyed by the O. Ames Handle Co. in Monroeton for several years and at the time of his death was self-employed in the lumber business.  Mr. Northrup enjoyed his family especially his grandson, Gavin, and also enjoyed the outdoors, hunting and fishing.  Surviving are his wife, Joan Davis Northrup, at home; his mother, Marion Benjamin Northrup, Monroeton RR1; daughter and son-in-law, Theresa and Jeff Glisson, East Smithfield; daughter Deanna Northrup at home; his grandson, Gavin Glisson, East Smithfield; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Nancy and Robert Kellock, Wysox, Sylvia and John Johnson, Powell, and Vickie and Jack Shedden, Grover; sister, Janet Northrup Allen, East Smithfield; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Boyce and Jeannie Northrup Jr., Powell; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.  He was preceded in death by; his father, Boyce E. Northrup, Sr., on April 9, 1990; an infant brother, Alfred Donald Northrup, in 1949; uncles Burton and Leo Benjamin; and an aunt, Clara Kinner.  A private funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family.  Interment will be in the Monroeton Cemetery, Monroeton, PA.  Arrangements were under the direction of the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, Towanda, PA.  –Canton Independent Sentinel.

NORTHRUP –EVA AGNES WIGGINS age 88, lifelong resident of Monroeton RR 1, Monroe Borough died Sunday morning March 5, 2000 at Memorial Hospital, Towanda.  Born Sept. 28, 1911 in Monroeton, she was a daughter of the late Henry and Susie Isbell Northurp.  Eva graduated from Towanda High School.  She married T. Otho Wiggins in 1933.  Eva’s main interest in life was her home and family.  Surviving are her four children; Patricia and Earl Brown of Liberty Corners, Rowena McCarty of Monroeton, Donna and Clark Iddings of Phelps, N.Y. and Carlton and Sharon Wiggins of Stevensville RR 1; a son-in-law, Kenneth Brown of Liberty Corners; 15 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; two brothers; Howard Northrup of Athens and Herbert Northrup of Towanda RR 4; three sisters, Mildred Powell of Athens, Ruth Johnson of Monroeton RR 1 and Emma Emory of Towanda RR 6; and several nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her husband, T. Otho Wiggins in 1964; a daughter, Susan Brown in 1994; a granddaughter, Janet Brown in 1996; a sister, Anna Lamphere and a brother, Charles Northrup.  The funeral service will be held Tuesday, March 7, 2000 at 2 p.m. at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda with Pastor A. Michele Somerville of the Liberty Corners United Methodist Church officiating.  The family will receive friends two hours prior to the funeral service at the funeral home.  Interment will be in the Monroeton Cemetery, Monroeton.  The family suggests memorial contributions may be directed to the Bradford County Manor, Activities Dept.; RR 3, Box 3322, Troy, Pa. in Eva’s memory.  –Towanda Daily Review

PAINTER –LOIS E. NICHOLS, 81, of Maple Street, Monroeton, Pa., died Tuesday, April 18, 2006 at her home following declining health.  Born Feb. 8, 1925 in New Albany, Pa., she was the only child of the late William Charles Painter and Anna Myers Painter.  In earlier years, Lois lived in the New Albany area where she attended school. She later owned and operated a family day care center in her home for many years.  Her main interests encompassed her home and family.  Lois enjoyed making wedding cakes, knitting, crocheting, painting and ceramics.  Surviving are her husband, Clifford A. Nichols at home; five daughters, Dianna Griffith and her husband, William Griffith, of Mt. Gilead, Ohio; Lynette Rockl and her husband, Gilbert, of Milan RR 1; H. Lucinda Bramm of Sheboygan, Wis.; Gloria Wood and her husband, Roger Wood, of Leona, Pa.; Melissa Sutton and her husband, S. Thomas Sutton, of Hanoverton, Oho; two sons, Harold E. Nichols and his wife, Renee Nichols, of Big Pond, Pa., and Larry R. Nichols of Franklindale, Pa.; 19 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.  The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda, Pa.  The funeral service will be held Friday, April 21, 2006 at 1 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Lynn Ensign of the Mt. Pisgah Wesleyan Church officiating.  Interment will be in the Monroeton Cemetery, Monroeton, Pa.

PARKS –ALICE M. PARKS FRANKLIN, 78, of the Colonial Towers, North Towanda, died Saturday morning, March 30, 2002, at the Skilled Nursing Unit, Memorial Hospital, Towanda.  Born April 20, 1923, in Wysox, she was a daughter of the late Burton and Laura Belcher Parks.  Alice was a graduate of Ulster High School.  She was a devoted member of the Union Corners United Methodist Church for 20 years, where she served as a trustee, vice president of the United Methodist Women and Sunday school superintendent, and participated in the church choir and held various offices.  Alice was president of the Colonial Towers Tenants Association, was a member of the Towanda Women’s Club and served as a volunteer with the Laurel Health Association.  Alice devoted her life to helping others.  Surviving are: a daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and John O’Connor of Forestdale, Mass.; a son and daughter-in-law, Charles “Butch” and Colette Franklin of Monroeton RR 1; three grandchildren, Brad Franklin and Todd and Chad O’Connor; two great-grandchildren, Austin and Meagan O’Connor; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Burton and Sandy Parks Jr. of Troy and Silas and Adeline Parks of Towanda; a favorite niece, Lorraine Miller of West Burlington; a dear companion, Charles Space Sr. of the Colonial Towers, Towanda, a special friend, Virginia Post of Towanda RR 5; and several grand-nieces and grand-nephews.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Relemo C. Franklin, on April 18, 1977, and by a grandson, Jason O’Connor.  The funeral and committal service will be held Tuesday, April 2, 2002, at 11 a.m. at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda, with the Rev. Thomas Blackall, pastor of the First Christian Church of Alba (Disciples of Christ), officiating.  Interment will be in the Monroeton Cemetery, Monroeton.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.  The family suggests that in lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be directed to the Union Corners United Methodist Church 5515, Towanda, Pa. or the Skilled Nursing Unit, Memorial Hospital, One Hospital Drive, Towanda, Pa. in Alice Franklin’s memory.  –Towanda Daily Review

PARKS - ALICE PARKS FRANKLIN
 Alice Parks Franklin, 78, of Towanda, PA died Saturday, March 30, 2002 at the Skilled Nursing Unit, Memorial Hospital in Towanda, PA. Born April 20, 1923 in Wysox, PA, she was a daughter of the late Burton and Laura Belcher Parks. Alice was an active member of the Union Corners United Methodist Church for 20 years.  She was president of the Colonial Towers Tenants Association, a member of the Towanda Women's Club and served as a volunteer with the Laurel Health Association. Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and John O'Connor of Forestdale, MA; son and daughter-in-law, Charles "Butch" and Colette Franklin of Monroeton RR 1, PA; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters-in-law, Burton and Sandy Parks Jr. of Troy, PA and Silas and Adeline Parks of Towanda, PA; favorite niece, Lorraine Miller of West Burlington. She was preceded in death by her husband Relemo C. Franklin in 1977 and a grandson. Funeral and committal services were held April 2 at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home in Towanda with the Rev. Thomas Blackall officiating and interment to be in Monroeton Cemetery, Monroeton. Contributions may be directed to Union Corners UMC in care of Fred Post, RR 5, Box 5515, Towanda, PA 18848 or the Skilled Nursing Unit of Towanda Memorial Hospital.

PECKHAM - Mrs. Elizabeth A. Morris, wife of Leonard Morris, died on Saturday at her home at South Branch. Mrs. Morris was born in Grafton on Feb. 24, 1837. She is survived by her husband and one son, George E. of Monroeton; Mrs. Adda Covey of New Era, is a sister and Daniel Peckham of New Albany, is a brother. A friend says of her "Ever ready to make others happy; upright in her ways, devoted to her family, she developed and exhibited those qualities that made her a wife and mother in the fullest meaning of the words." Funeral services were held on Monday, conducted by Rev. W. F. Colclough of Monroeton. She was laid to rest in the Monroeton cemetery.
Mrs. Morris was widely known throughout the county, her husband having been for a number of years engaged in the hotel business at Troy, and was a few years ago proprietor of the Park hotel in Towanda. TGR 1901

PEET, JESSIE Cron – Mrs. Richard Cron died Wednesday afternoon at 4:30 o’clock at her home in Powell (1940) , death being due to coronary thrombosis. Dr. A. E. Dann of Canton, county coroner, was summoned and conducted a brief investigation. Mrs. Cron is survived by her husband and the following children: Bessie Cole of Canton, Blanche Moore of LeRoy, Clarence Cron at home, Faye at Powell, Helen Watkins of Powell, Ruth at home, James of Powell, Raymond at home. Nine grandchildren also survive. Mrs. Cron moved to Powell in 1933 from Laquin where she had lived for 20 years. The funeral will be held at 3 o’clock Saturday afternoon at the home in Powell with the Rev. Leon Northrop officiating. Interment in the Monroeton cemetery. [Note from Joyce- Thanks to Pat MOTT Gobea for giving a name to this woman whose obit gave her  neither first nor last name. ]

PITTENGER –MRS. LILLIAN O’DONNELL, 89 a resident of the Golden Age Boarding Home, Milan died June 20, 1984.  Mrs. O’Donnell was a former resident of Canton.  She was born April 14, 1895 in Barclay, the daughter of Britton and Nettie Pittenger.  She was employed at the Remington Rand Corp during World War II in Elmira.  Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Lawrence (Lillian) Wilcox of Canton RD 2; a son, John L. O’Donnell of Athens; several grandchildren; great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.  Also surviving are a sister, Mrs. Gaynella Cox of Monroeton and several nieces, nephews and cousins.  Mrs. O’Donnell was predeceased by her husband, John in 1928.  Funeral and committal services will be held at the Morse and Kleese Funeral Home, 40 N. Center St., Canton on Friday, June 22 at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Jasper Smith, pastor of the Ward United Methodist Church officiating.  Interment will be in the Monroeton Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday from 7 until 9 p.m.  –Towanda Daily Review

P. DEAN PLACE, 86, of 335 Irvine Place, Elmira, N.Y., peacefully died Wednesday, March 13, 2002, at St. Joseph’s Hospital.  He was born April 10, 1915, in Monroeton, the son of the late Fred and Daisy (Northrup) Place.  Dean is survived by his loving wife and best friend of 61 years,, Helen Calkins; sons, Joe (Jeri) Place of Elmira and Alan (Donna) Place of Bradenton, Fla.; brother Fred (Florence) Place of Towanda; sisters, Amy Barnes and Vida (Art) Spangler, both of Towanda; grandsons; Robert (Debra) Place of Newburgh, Maine, Scott Place (Stacey Martin) of Elmira; great-grandson, Deven Place of Elmira, N.Y.; and step-granddaughter, Kellie (Eric) Wenzel of North Carolina; along with many nieces and nephews.  Dean was predeceased by his brothers Wayne and Gordon and sisters Ruth and Julia.  Dean graduated from the Towanda High School class of 1933.  He was a professional baseball player for the Baltimore Orioles farm teams all through the South.  His last years of professional baseball were with the Elmira Pioneers in 1943 and also for the Sayre Shops.  He was a great sportsman especially enjoying softball, bowling, fishing and hunting, and he loved his golf.  He was a member of the Mark Twain Golf Club for years and the Soaring Eagles Golf Club as well.  Mr. Place was a member of the Elmira Baseball and Softball halls of fame.  He belonged to the Elmira Heights Masonic Lodge No. 913 and was a 32nd degree Mason belonging to the Corning Consistory.  He most recently received his 60-year pin from the Heights Lodge.  Dean along with Walt McPherson won the New York State Bowling doubles Championship in 1952.  Family and friends are invited to attend funeral services Saturday, March 16, at the Olthof Funeral Home Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, N.Y., at 9:30 a.m.  The rev. Howard L. Hunt will officiate.  Interment will follow in the Monroeton Cemetery in Monroeton.  In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be directed to Southern Tier Hospice, 11751 East Corning Road, Corning, N.Y.  Officers and member of the Elmira Heights Masonic Lodge No. 913 F&AM will meet on Saturday, March 16, at 9:30 a.m. at the Olthof funeral Home Inc. to conduct a service for their dearly beloved brother, Dean. –Towanda Daily Review.

REYNOLDS - FRISBIE, LENA (McCLURE)  Lena McClure Frisbie, 62, of Columbia Cross Roads, died June 25, 1987 at the Arnot Ogden Hospital, Elmira.  She was born July 7, 1924 in Sayre, the daughter of Lawrence and Mary Swartwood Reynolds.  Mrs. Frisbie was a member of the Columbia Cross Roads United Methodist Church.  She retired from GTE Sylvania in 1986.  She was a member of the Sylvania Women’s Club, a member of the Troy American Legion Auxiliary, the Troy Fire Department Auxiliary and the Canton Moose Club.  She is survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Mrs. Howard (Rosanna) Decker of Columbia Cross Roads RD2 and Mrs. John (Sandra) Adams of Sayre RD1; son and daughter-in-law, Francis (Gretchen) McClure Jr of Columbia Cross Roads; stepsons, Milton Frisbie Jr. of Troy and Michael Frisbie of Troy; brother and sister-in-law, Stephen (Pete) and Jean Reynolds of Page Manor in Athens; mother-in-law, Bertha Bellows of Wyalusing; granddaughters, Kelly Jo McClure, at home and grandsons and granddaughters-in-law, Rodney and Laura Decker of Troy, Larry and Nancy Decker of Jersey Shore, PA; grandsons, DeeJay McClure and Benjamin McClure, both of Troy; John (Chip) Adams and Thomas Adams of Sayre.  She was predeceased by husbands, Francis McClure Sr. in 1961 and Milton Frisbie Sr. in 1981; daughter, Mary McClure; son, Leon McClure in 1974; step-daughter, Joan Beers in 1987 and brother, Clarence Reynolds in 1980.  Funeral Services were held June 29 at the Vickery Funeral Home in Troy with Rev. Edward Thigpen officiating and burial to be in Monroeton Cemetery.  Memorials can be directed to the Troy Ambulance Association or the Troy Fire Department Auxiliary.  (TGR July 2, 1987)

SCHRADER - Louesa A. White, 88, North Towanda, formerly of Monroeton
01/13/2002
Louesa A. White, 88, of Colonial Towers, North Towanda Township, formerly of Monroeton, died Jan. 12, 2002, at the Bradford County Manor, West Burlington Township. Born Nov. 10, 1913, in West Franklin, she was a daughter of the late Burton R. and Susie Williams Schrader. On Aug. 9, 1930, Louesa married Harold White, who preceded her in death in 1982. She was a member of the former Monroeton Presbyterian Church and a 50-year member of the Rebekah Lodge No. 443, Wysox. Louesa enjoyed knitting, crocheting, crafts and cooking. Her life encompassed her home and family. Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, William H. and Constance L. White of Monroeton; four grandchildren and their spouses, Deborah and William Bressler of McKinney, Texas, William and Maryann White Jr. of Harrisburg, Pa., David and Leigh White of Canyon Country, Calif., and Nancy and David Heltman of Matthews, N.C.; seven great-grandchildren, Nathan and Lauren Bressler, Michael and John White, Beth White, and Mark and Sherry Heltman; a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Doris and Jacob VanNoy of East Troy; a sister-in-law, Nellie, widow of Thad Schrader; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by seven brothers, Lloyd, Floyd, Robert, Thad, John, Edgar and Wayne Schrader, and six sisters, Maude Gentry, Laura Burroughs, Edith Harden, Bessie Ayers, Flora Jarrett and Mildred Kelley. The funeral and committal service will be held Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2002, at 2 p.m. at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda, with the Rev. Ronald Troup, pastor of the Monroeton United Methodist Church, officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral service at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Monroeton Cemetery, Monroeton. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions may be directed to the Monroeton Cemetery, in care of Myra Cook, P.O Box 157, Monroeton, Pa. 18832, in Mrs. White's memory.

SHERIDAN –ELOISE SHERIDAN WILCOX, 82, wife of Harry Walker Wilcox of 910 Mabbett St., Kissimmee, Fla. died Saturday evening, Oct. 17, 1987 at the Kissimmee Health Care Center.  Mr. and Mrs. Wilcox were former residents of Monroeton and later New Albany, moving to Kissimmee in 1964 to make their home.  They returned to the New Albany area to spend their summer months.  Born Dec. 30, 1904 in Powell, Pa. she was a daughter of Eugene and Lulu Shiner Sheridan.  She was formerly employed by the Berlinger Silk Mill in Towanda and was a member of the Wysox Presbyterian Church and Rebekah Lodge No. 42, Kissimmee, Fla.  She is survived by her husband, Harry at home; two daughters; Mrs. Howard (Doris) J. Hugo of New Albany and Mrs. Dale (Sharon) Goodstal of Swan Lake, N.Y.; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Robert (Geraldine) Brink of Towanda; two brothers, Joseph Sheridan of Chicago, Ill and Phillip Sheridan of Corpus Christi, Texas; several nieces, nephews and cousins.  The funeral service will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral home, 217 York Ave., Towanda with the Rev. Harry L. Ferguson, pastor of the Wysox Presbyterian Church officiating.  Interment will be in Monroeton Cemetery.  The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 7-9 at the funeral home.  –Towanda Daily Review

SHERMAN –ALICE JANE SHERMAN HEATH, 86, widow of Reed C. Heath, formerly of Bridge Street, Monroeton, died Sunday afternoon, Jan. 25, 1998, at the Highlands Nursing Center in LaPorte, Pa.  Born June 11, 1911 in Standing Stone Twp., Pa. she was a daughter of the late Oscar and Jennie VanNess Sherman.  On Nov. 23, 1940, Alice married Reed C. Heath of Hornbrook, Pa.  Alice assisted her husband in the operation of the Heath Family Farm on Tip Top Mountain and later purchased their own farm in Rummerfield, which they operated until 1970.  Following their retirement, Mr. and Mrs. Hath moved to Monroeton to make their home.  Alice enjoyed working with the Monroeton Firemen’s Ladies Auxiliary at the fire hall.  She also enjoyed the outdoors and working in her garden.  Surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, Malcolm H. and Vonda Heath of Windham Center, Pa., and Raymond A. and Jolce Heath of Towanda, Pa.; a daughter and son-in-law, Marilyn and Ralph Johnson of Terrytown, Pa.; grandchildren, Betsy Heath and Ed Mercer of Cortland, N.Y., Mrs. Craig (Janet) Osborne of Conoconut, Pa., Laura Huffman of Wysox, Pa., Steve Johnson and Tammy Walker of Waverly, N.Y., Cortney Heath of Towanda and Brittany Heath of Towanda; great-grandchildren, Adam Huffman, Paul Huffman and Mitzi Johnson; a brother and sister-in-law, Harold and Erma Sherman of Towanda; sisters-in-law, Leona Heath of Towanda RR 5, Jennie Brown of Sayre and Emma Heath of Towanda; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Reed, on Aug. 18, 1977; tow brothers, Ralph Sherman and Faye Sherman; and three sisters, Bessie Wood, Pauline Franklin and Floris Miller.  The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda.  The funeral service will be held Wednesday, Jan. 28, 1998, at 10 a.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Barry Ballard, pastor of the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church, officiating.  Interment will be in Monroeton Cemetery, Monroeton, Pa.  The family suggests that memorials may be directed to: The Highlands, PO Box 10, LaPorte, Pa. or to The American Red Cross, Bradford-Sullivan Counties Chapters, 5 Bridge St., Towanda, Pa. in Mrs. Heath’s memory.  –Towanda Daily Review

IRVIN J. ‘PAT’ SHINER, 82, of 2301 Snow Road, Edgewood, Md., formerly of Powell, died July 3, 1993, at his home.  Born June 7, 1911, in Powell, he was a son of the late John Merton and Edna Sarah Rockwell Shiner.  During World War II Irvin was employed by the Martin Aircraft Co. of Middle River, Md., working there for 21 years.  He was later employed by the Edgewood Arsenal, Edgewood, Md., for 15 years prior to his retirement in 1981.  Irvin was a member of the Cokesbury United Methodist Church, Abingdon, Md., and a member of the Benevolent & Protective Order of Elks Lodge No. 2354, Edgewood.  Surviving are; his wife, Elise Young Shiner; a son and daughter-in-law, John M. and Susan Shiner, Monkton, Md.; a daughter, Daryl Jean Jones, Sierra Vista, Ariz.; a brother, Kenneth Shiner, Newark Valley, N.Y.; and seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by a son, James Edward Shiner.  Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 6, 1993, at 11 a.m. at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda, with the Rev. Julie Walz, pastor of the Powell United Methodist Church, officiating.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral service.  Interment will be in Monroeton Cemetery, Monroeton, Pa.  –Towanda Daily Review.

SNELL Leah - 1968, April 5 Monroeton Woman Dies at 91  Towanda Daily Review  - Mrs. Leah S Mingos died Friday following a lingering illness. She was born Dec 22, 1876 at Chemung, NY, the daughter of Henry and Alice Snell. Her husband died in 1936.  She worked at Jennings Nursing Home until 1962.  She was a member of the Monroeton Presbyterian Church. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 3 o'clock at the Maryott Funeral Home. Rev Harry  Porter Farr will officiate and the burial will be Monday.

SNYDER - H. Russell Snyder, 78, of Sugar Run RR 1, Wilmot Township, Pa., died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2008, at his home. Born May 9, 1929, in Limestone Township, Montour County, Pa., he was the son of the late Harry L. Snyder and Maude Alice Miller Snyder. Russell was a well-known concrete and paving contractor in the area from 1954 to 1992. He was a former member of the Susquehanna Contractors Association and was a member of the Towanda Gun Club and the Monroeton Rod and Gun Club. Russell enjoyed the outdoors, hunting and fishing. Surviving are: two sons, Neil Snyder of Albuquerque, N.M., and Stephen Snyder of High Rolls, N.M.; two daughters, Goldie Woodhead and her husband, Jay, of RR 1, Forksville, Pa., and Barbara Gibson and her husband, Doug, of High Rolls; 13 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two sisters, Inez Neidig of RR 3, Troy, Pa., and Josephine Bardo of Alba, Pa.; several nieces, nephews and cousins; his good friend, Evelyn Daugherty of Dushore, Pa.; and his extended family, Kathy Heskell, Keith Chilson, Deborah Stroud, Jimi Barr, Lynn Welch, Sandy Barr, Tina Finan and their children. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda, Pa., with the Rev. Thomas Geiger, pastor of the Assembly of God Church, Towanda, officiating. Interment will be in the Monroeton Cemetery, Monroeton, Pa. The family will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday afternoon at the funeral home. The family suggests that memorial contributions may be directed to the American Lung Association, 738 S. Main Ave., Scranton, Pa. 18504, in H. Russell Snyder's memory.  - Published in the Towanda Daily Review on 1/10/2008.

 

STALFORD Dorothy Stalford Duford

77, of Chemung View Apartments, Athens, Pa., died Wednesday evening, Jan. 25, 2012 at the Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, Pa.  Born April 30, 1934 in Sayre, she was the daughter of the late Malcolm and Helen Yard Stalford. Dorothy attended schools in Towanda and Monroeton and was employed by Herman Rynveld Sons Wreath Company for 13 years and by several other factories in the area. She enjoyed playing bingo, going to the casino, and was a big fan of NASCAR, especially Rusty Wallace. She loved animals, especially cats. She is survived by a half-brother and sister-in-law, Arthur and Phyllis Yard of Towanda, and several nieces and nephews. Dorothy claims as her family, Fran Simko and her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Loving friends who have looked out for her and have always been there for her when she needed them since 1995, Jim and "Kitty" Anderson of Chemung, N.Y., and their children and grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her mother Helen Yard Stalford on February 16, 1973, her step-mother Clara Stalford on April 5, 1992, and by her father, Malcolm Stalford on July 28, 1995. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012 at the Alteri-Bowen Funeral Home, 314 Desmond Street, Sayre, Pa., with Chaplain Linda Rogers officiating. Interment will follow in the Monroeton Cemetery, Monroeton, Pa. There are no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Jim King Memorial Fund, c/o M&T Bank, 230 Desmond Street, Sayre, PA 18840 in Dorothy Stalford Duford's memory.  Towanda Daily Review – January 30, 2012

 

DONALD R. STROUD, 59, of Towanda RR 4, Monroe Township, Pa., died early Tuesday morning, April 20, 2004, at Memorial Hospital in North Towanda Township, Pa., as a result of a motor vehicle accident in Monroe Township. Born Aug. 18, 1944 in Towanda, Pa., he was a son of Norma Shaw Roberts and the late Leon Stroud. He was a veteran of the Vietnam Conflict, having served in the U.S. Army. In early years, Don was employed by Lehto Industries and by Damon Covey Contracting. He was an active member of the Asylum V.F.W. Post 6072. Don loved fishing, hunting, and spending time with his family and friends. Surviving are his wife, Hilda Lee Stroud, at home; his mother, Norma Roberts, of Towanda RR 4; his daughter, April Brown of Towanda; four sons, Leo Bump and his wife Debbie Bump of Towanda; William Bump and Kim Strope of Towanda; Robert Bump and Barb Fives of Towanda; Richard Bump and Amber Button of Towanda; seven granddaughters, Madison, Amber, Ashley, Amanda, Becca, Destini, and Sara; two grandsons, William and R.J.; his sister, Billie Sue Costley and her husband, Steve Costley, of Forest Lake, Pa., several nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his father, Leon Stroud; and a brother, Dick Stroud. The funeral service will be held Friday, April 23, at 2 p.m. at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave.; Towanda, Pa., with the Rev. Ronald Troup, pastor of the Monroeton United Methodist Church, officiating. The family will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Monroeton Cemetery, Monroeton, Pa., with Towanda American Legion Post according full military honors. Submitted by Carol Brotzman.  –Towanda Daily Review. Apr. 21, 2004.

WALBORN - Mrs. Ella Walborn Kellogg, the widow of Guy Kellogg of Monroeton, diedat the home of her daughter, Mrs. George Fowler, of Philadelphia Saturday morning Dec. 11.  Mrs Kellogg was was 84 years of age.  Mrs. Kellogg was born 84 years ago, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Walborn at the home now owned by a nephew George A. "Jake" Northrup of Monroe.  Besides Mrs. Fowler she is survived by 2 sisters, Mrs. Leo Prounty of Endicott, NY and Mrs. John Newell of Towanda RD5.  Burial will be in Monroeton Cemetery.  Submitted by Reva Wagner, obit taken from The Daily Review December, 1943.

WALDORF Audrey J. Waldorf Rosengrant, 49, widow of Michael Rosengrant of Tunkhannock, Pa., died
Thursday Jan. 28, 2010 at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pa., following a brief illness.  Audrey was born Aug. 20, 1960 in Sayre, Pa., the daughter of James B. Waldorf Jr. and the late Helen Benjamin Waldorf. She was employed by Mercy Tyler Hospital in Tunkhannock and the Davis Personal Care Home in Springville, Pa. Audrey enjoyed working among her flowers and doing crafts. She was an avid NASCAR fan and enjoyed working with her family and friends at the Wyalusing Valley Motorsport Park.  She is survived by: her father, James B. Waldorf Jr. of Meshoppen, Pa.; sons, David and Bill Wells of Meshoppen, Pa.; sisters, Becky (Virgil) Root of Meshoppen, Pa., Tina (Dave) Plageman of North Carolina, Linda (Paul) Bump of Monroeton, Pa., Reva Wagner of Rome, Pa., Connie (Bill) Moser of Berwick, Pa.; a brother, Gerald Howard of Wysox, Pa.; sister-in-law, Carol (Matt) Vogel of Tunkhannock, Pa.; brother-in-law, Leon "Butch" Rosengrant of Connecticut; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins; her loving dog, Baxter and birds, Rosie and Blue.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Michael Rosengrant, on March 29, 2007; mother, Helen Waldorf, on April 23, 2009; sister, Genevieve "Judy" Evans on Oct. 20, 2009.  The family extends their greatest appreciation to the doctors and nurses of the second floor Intensive Care Unit of the Robert Packer Hospital who provided wonderful care for Audrey.  The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 1, 2010 at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda, Pa. with the Rev. Thomas Geiger, pastor of the Assembly of God Church, Towanda, officiating. Interment will follow in the Monroeton Cemetery, Monroeton, Pa.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral service Monday afternoon at the funeral home. The family will provide their own flowers and requests that memorial contributions in Audrey's memory please be directed to Becky Root, 2946 Route 267, Meshoppen, PA 18630.  January 30, 2010, Towanda Daily Review.  NOTE: Linda, Reva, Connie, Genevieve, and Gerald are step-siblings.  Their father was Gerald Howard.

WALKER - Charlotte Ann Benjamin, 64, wife of Kenneth H. Benjamin Sr. of RR 1 Rome, Pa., (Orwell Twp.) diedWednesday Sept. 10, 2008, at home.  Born April 12, 1944, in Sayre, Pa., she was the daughter of Isadora Vincent and the late Arthur Walker.  Charlotte attended Towanda Schools. In earlier years she was employed by Endicott-Johnson Shoe Co. in Mildred, Pa., and later by the Maple Lodge Motel in North Towanda, Pa., for many years.  On Sept. 24, 1963, she married Kenneth H. Benjamin Sr. in Endicott, N.Y.  Charlotte was dedicated to her home and family.  Surviving are: her husband, Kenneth H. Benjamin Sr., at home; her mother, Isadora Vincent of Colonial Towers, Towanda; two sons, Kenneth H. Benjamin Jr., and his wife, Pamela of RR 1 Rome, and Steven H. Benjamin and his fiancé Debra Spencer of RR 1 Rome; six grandchildren, Joshua Levi Benjamin, Joel Steven Benjamin, Katyi Marie Benjamin, Kenneth H. Benjamin III, Kurtis Steven Benjamin, and Daniel Michael Benjamin; four great grandchildren, Aaliyah Marie Benjamin, Matthew Steven Benjamin, Austin Jacob Benjamin, and Kenzy Ann Marie Benjamin; two brothers, James Walker and his wife, Lorraine Walker, of Rummerfield, Pa., LeRoy Walker and his wife, Elaine Walker, of Wysox, Pa.; five sisters, Louise Barrett of Columbia Crossroads RR 2, Barbara Forbes and her husband, Ronald Forbes, of Wysox, Rose Marie Bailey and her husband, Ralph Bailey, of Athens, Pa., Diane Walker of Towanda, Susan Lewis and her husband, Thomas Lewis, of North Towanda; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.  She was preceded in death by her father, Arthur Walker.  The funeral and committal service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday Sept. 13, 2008, at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda, Pa., with Pastor Larry Jennings of the Warren Center Baptist Church officiating.  The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions may be directed to the H.O.P.S Ambulance Association in care of James Seipler, Secretary/Treasurer RR 1 Box 280, Rome, Pa., 18837, in Charlotte Ann Benjamin's memory.   Submitted by Reva Wagner.  Published in the Daily Review on 9/11/2008

John W. WHEELER, 63, of Mesa, AZ, formerly of Towanda and Powell, PA died Saturday, March 27, 1999 at the Valley Lutheran Hospital in Mesa, Arizonia.  Born February 25, 1936 in Sayre, PA he was the son of the late John S. and Eleanor Morris Wheeler.  He was a graduate of Towanda High School, class of 1954, and later served in the US Navy.  John was an employee of Sears, Roebuck Co. for over 30 years until his retirement.  Surviving are his wife, Susan Meredith Wheeler, at home; sons and daughters-in-law, Joseph and Sue Wheeler of Wysox, PA and Stephen and Kathy Wheeler of Naples, FL; sons, Christopher Wheeler of Nashville, TN and Thomas Wheeler of Towanda; a step-son and his wife, Stephen and Britt Butler of Ketchum, Idaho, a stepsons, James Evan Butler of Tacoma, WA; four grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law Viola and Kenneth Bartholomew of Wysox and Marie and Carl Bailey of Wyalusing, PA; half-sister and her husband, Paula and Raymond Chaapel  of Canton, PA; two half-brothers, Robley Wooster of Wysox and Donald and his wife Donna Wooster of Gulfport, MS; a step-brother, Richard Wooster of Nicholson, PA; numerous nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his first wife, Rosemary Cranmer Wheeler on April 24, 1984 and step-sister Letha E. Wooster in 1982.  Funeral services were held April 1 (11 am) at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home in Towanda with the Rev. Roger Griffiths, pastor of the Wysox Presbyterian Church, officiating and interment to be in Monroeton Cemetery with full honors accorded by American Legion Post No. 42.  Troy Gazette Register

WIGGINS CARRIE ESTELLA
Morse, Carrie Estella Wiggins (Mrs. Andrew T)-highly regarded Powell woman, formerly of Burlington, died late yesterday afternoon (1947). She retired for a nap and later was found to have died in her sleep. Her death, coming so inexpectedly, has caused deep shock and sorrow to a wide circle of friends. Mrs. Morse was born at Overshot, Towanda Township, the daughter of Samuel Thomas Wiggins and Mary Adeline Hutchinson Wiggins. She received here schooling in Towanda. The deceased was very active in church and community affairs of her home area. She was a member of the Methodist church at West Franklin, the Bible class at Powell, a past president of the Powell WSCS, member of Golden Seal Rebekah Lodge No 581 at West Franklin of which she was a past noble grand and a member of the Powell Birthday Club. She is survived by her husband; a foster son, Frederick Watson, who is supervisor of music in the Towanda Schools; a brother, Charles Wiggins of Monroeton and several nieces and nephews. The funeral will be held at the home in Powell Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock with burial at Monroeton.

HARRY W. WILCOX, 91 of the Sullivan Terrace, Dushore, the former resident and burgess of Monroeton died Monday morning, April 9, 1990 at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre.  Born March 17, 1899 in Monroe Township, he was a son of Edwin W. and Sophia Blackman Wilcox.  Mr. Wilcox was a veteran of World War I, having served in the U.S. Army in the European Theatre.  In early years he was employed by the Erie-Lackawana Railroad and by Harold White’s Coal Yard in Monroeton.  He was later employed by the Pennsylvania Department of Highways, Towanda retiring in 1964.  Harry and his wife, the former Eloise Sheridan were residents of Monroeton and later New Albany, moving to Kissimmee, Fla. in 1964 to make their home.  They returned to the New Albany area to spend the summer months.  Following the death of his wife Eloise on Oct. 17, 1987 Mr. Wilcox moved to the Sullivan Terrace, Dushore to make his home.  He was a member of the Wysox Presbyterian Church and was a life member of the A.J. Bird Memorial VFW Post No. 384 of New Albany.  Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Howard (Doris) Hugo of New Albany and Mrs. Dale (Sharon) Goodstal of Swan Lake, N.Y.; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins.  The funeral service will be held Wednesday at noon at the Maryott-Bowen funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda with the Rev. Harry L. Ferguson, pastor of the Wysox Presbyterian Church officiating.  Interment will be in the Monroeton Cemetery with Towanda American Legion Post No. 42 according full military honors.  The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to noon on Wednesday at the funeral home.  The family suggests that memorials may be directed to the New Albany Community Library in care of Alice Miller, treasurer, RD 1, Box 72B, New Albany, PA in Mr. Wilcox’s memory.  –Towanda Daily Review

MALCOLM A. YOUNG age 85 of 16 Mix Ave., Towanda, formerly of Monroeton died Friday morning, March 12, 1999 at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre.  Born May 16, 1913 in Monroeton, he was a son of the late Willie Millard and Bessie Spencer Young.  Malcolm was an 11th-grade graduate of Monroeton High School and the following year a 12th-grade graduate of Towanda High School class of 1931.  In his youth, Malcolm participated in the Monroeton Band along with his brothers and worked at his parents’ general store, which was located on Main Street in Monroeton.  During World War II, Cpl. Young served as a dental technician in the medical detachment of the U.S. Army Air Force Air Transport Command stationed in Nome, Alaska form January 1943 to December 1945.  Upon returning home from the military, Malcolm was employed by the A.C. Smith Auto Parts Store in Towanda.  On April 5, 1947 he married the former Ruth Mingos in Towanda.  In 1949, Mr. Young began serving the Monroeton Post Office as a postmaster and a year later accepted the position of rural mail carrier from the Monroeton Post Office, which he continued for many years until his retirement in November 1977.  Mr. Young was a member of Evergreen Masonic Lodge No. 163, Monroeton and was a 50-year member of Williamsport Consistory, Scottish Rite Bodies, 32nd degree.  He was also a member of the Towanda American Legion Post No. 42 and Beirne-Webster V.F.W. Post No. 1568, Towanda and was a life member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Lodge No. 2191 Towanda.  Malcolm “Brig” was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening.  Malcolm was devoted to his family and possessed a special love for his grandchildren in whom he took great pride.  Surviving are: his wife of 51 years, Ruth Mingos Young at home; a son and daughter-in-law, Dr. E. Barton and Laurel Young of Towanda; a daughter and son-in-law: Ann and Gregory Koss of Milford, Mich.; a daughter, Susan Hoffmire of Victor, N.Y.; four grandchildren: Jeffrey and Kevin Young of Towanda and Brian and Jennifer Hoffmire of Victor; a sister, Inez Hutcheson of Brackettville, Texas; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.  He was preceded in death by: three sisters, Maxine Watson, Elsie Shiner and Delores Jolene King; and three brothers, Kenneth E. Young, W. Adrian Young and Duane Young.  The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda.  Evergreen Lodge No. 163, Monroeton will hold Masonic services Sunday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. at the funeral home, Towanda Elks Lodge No. 2191 will hold a memorial service Sunday at 2:45 p.m. at the funeral home.  The funeral service will be held Monday morning, March 15, 1999 at 10 a.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Allen Hulslander, pastor of the Towanda First United Methodist Church and the Rev. Ronald Hughes, pastor of S.S. Peter and Paul catholic Church in Towanda officiating.  Interment will follow in Monroeton Cemetery, Monroeton with Towanda American Legion Post No. 42 according military honors.  The family suggests that memorial contributions may be directed to the First United Methodist Church, 103 Main St., Towanda, Pa. or to the Towanda Public Library, 104 Main St., Towanda, Pa. in Malcolm A. Young’s memory.  –Towanda Daily Review


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? Mrs. Catherine Lindley

wife of Wirt Lindley, died at her home in Monroe township last night.  She was 51 years old  She is survived by her husband and the following children: Glenn BENJAMIN and Norman BENJAMIN of  Monroeton; Richard of Towanda and Lucy Bristol of Binghamton, NY; the following sisters: Mrs. Mrs. John VanBuren of Towanda, Delbert Benjamin of New Albany , Sara Johnson of Sayre and Amanda Bristol of Monroeton.  Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 1:30 at her home and at 2 o'clock at the M.E. church at Monroeton with burial at Monroeton.  Submitted by Reva Howard Wagner-Jan. 30, 1930-Towanda Daily Review.

 


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