Photo by Joyce M. Tice 1999
Reading a series of obituaries from a single cemetery, as they are presented here, is like reading the multi-generational history of a community. These people were the local populace at a particular time. The people buried here knew each other, were neighbors, relatives and school mates. They attended church together and engaged in "trade" or business.
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CLIFFORD LEE ALLYN, age 79, of Herrickville, Pa., died on Sunday, December 14, 1997 at the Wyalusing Personal Care Home, Wyalusing, Pa. where he had resided for the past year. Clifford was born March 17, 1918 in Warren Center, Bradford County, a son of the late George and Naomi Rogers Allyn. Me married the former Eva Louise Howland of Neath on April 25, 1940; she predeceased him on May 31, 1989. Clifford retired in 1984 from GTE Sylvania in Towanda, Pa. after 32 years of service. He was the group leader in the Tungsten Reduction section of the plant and was a member of the Quarter Century Club. He was also well-known throughout Bradford County for his well-winching ability. In earlier years, he enjoyed hunting and was very dedicated to his family and his employment. Surviving are three sons and daughters-in-law; Arthur W. and Alice W. Allyn, Wyalusing, Pa., Lee E. and Nancy K. Allyn, French Asylum, Pa., Rodney C. and Alice B. Allyn, Spring Lake, Pa.; two daughters and son-in-law, Mary L. Cobb, Herrickville, Pa., Ann and Kenneth J. Potter, Terytown, Pa.; a brother and sister-in-law, Wayne H. and Kathryn Allyn, Warren Center, Pa.; sisters, Genevieve A. Arey, Wysox, Pa.; 14 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a son-inn-law, Floyd J. Cobb of Herrickville; brother, Merton E. Allyn of Warren Center; and a sister, Gertrude A. Jones of LeRaysville. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 16, 1998 at 2 p.m. at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 1 Groverdale Lane, Wyalusing, Pa. with the Rev. Allen Hulslander, pastor of the First United Methodist Church, Towanda, officiating. Interment will be in the Neath Cemetery, Neath, Pa. Friends may call at the funeral home from 1 p.m. until the time of the service. Memorials are directed to H.O.P.S. Ambulance Association, c/o James Seipler, RR 1 Box 280, Rome, Pa or the Neath Cemetery Association, c/o Richard Haire, HC 34, Box 19-A, LeRaysville, Pa. –Towanda Daily Review.
ATKINSON –DOROTHY A. UPHAM, 74 of LeRaysville (Neath) died Wednesday, June 8, 1994 at her home after a long illness. She was born in Edgefield, S.C., daughter of the late John O. and Annie (Fleming) Atkinson. She is survived by her husband, Richard W. Upham of Neath; a son and daughter-in-law, John R. and Jane W. Upham, Neath; two daughters and one son-in-law; Katherine U. Brown, Towanda and Annie U and John W. Dean, Neath; nine grandchildren; Janet Platt, Rebecca Carlsen, Richard E. Upham, Abigail Jones, Steven Brown, Kevin Brown, Christopher Dean, Carolyn Dean and Kelly Dean; eight great-grandchildren; a brother and sister-in-law, d. T. and Rita Atkinson, North Augusta, S.C.; three sisters and brothers-in-law; Marie Johnson, Jupiter, Fla., Martha Jenkins, Troy, N.Y., Mildred and Clifford Bennett, Rushville, Pa. and William L. Brown, Spring, Texas; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins. Mrs. Upham was a resident of the Neath are for nearly to years. She was a member of the Neath Welsh Congregational church, Neath Ladies Aide and Order of Eastern Star and a Sunday school teacher. Dorothy Upham was a caring and giving individual dedicated to her family and community. The funeral service will be held Saturday, June 11, 1994 at 11:30 a.m. at the Neath Welsh Congregational Church with the Rev. George M. Jatko, pastor of the church and the Rev. Bernard Graham, Birchardville, Pa. officiating. Interment will be in the Neath Cemetery, Pike Township, Bradford County. Friends may call at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Friends wishing to may make memorial contributions to the Neath Welsh Congregational Church or HOPS Ambulance. Arrangements are by the Barton Funeral Home Inc., 74 Church St., Montrose, Pa. –Towanda Daily Review
BARTON - Ellen B. Williams
March 17, 2002
Ellen B. Williams, 72, of Neath, PA, died Sunday, March 17, 2002 at the Bradford County Manor in Burlington. Born July 21, 1929 in Sayre, she was the daughter of the late Edward H. and Lida Barton. On Sept. 28, 1957 she was married to Carlton G. Williams, who survives. A 1947 graduate of Neath High School, she furthered her education at Wilson Memorial Hospital School of Nursing, graduating in 1950. She worked at Wilson Memorial Hospital as a registered nurse until 1955 when she became the first school nurse of the Northeast Bradford School District. A member of the Neath Welsh Congregational Church, she was also a member of the Ladies Aid Society of the church. Additionally, she was a member of the Northeast Bradford Student Loan Association and the LeRaysville Cemetery Association. In addition to her husband, survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Shelia and Calvin Bacon of Neath; six grandchildren, Jonathan, Heather, Sarah, Miriam, David and Antoine Bacon; brother-in-law and his spouse, Archie and Mary Williams of LeRaysville; nieces, nephews and cousins. Services were held on Wednesday, March 20 at 11 a.m. at the Neath Welsh Congregational Church. The family received friends on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until time of services at the church. The family will provide all the flowers and suggests that memorial contributions be made to a charity of one’s choice. Bartron Funeral Home, Inc., 74 Church Street, Montrose, has been entrusted with arrangements. [Note from JMT - Her daughter indicates burial at Neath Cemetery).]
BRAINARD - Theresa Rockwell diedpeacefully and went with her Savior on February 24, 2009 at the Sayre House in Sayre, PA, at the age of 92. Theresa Anna Brainard Rockwell was born on the Brainard Century Farm in Warren Township on June 15, 1916, the daughter of Jesse Albert & Frances Theresa Dewing Brainard. She graduated from the Warren Center Grade School in 1933. Theresa went on to graduate from Towanda High School, Class of 1934. She was a life-long member of the Warren Center Methodist Church. Theresa served for several years on the board of elections for Middletown Township, Susquehanna County, PA. She was married at her parent's home near West Warren, by Rev. Carl Dille, on April 16, 1938 to Lloyd Henry Rockwell, and enjoyed 37 years of happy marriage until Lloyd diedon June 13, 1975. Theresa lived on the Family Farm Homestead in Jackson Valley, Susquehanna County, PA., working side by side with her husband on the farm, while raising seven children to adulthood. After losing her husband in 1975, she then lived alone on the farm, until poor health would no longer allow her to stay alone. Theresa’s whole life was devoted to her family, her church, and raising her children. In the fall of 2002, she moved to the Towanda Memorial Personal Care Home, where she was known for her witty sense-of-humor. In November of 2007, she moved to the "Sayre House" skilled nursing home in Sayre, PA. A special thank you to all the caring angels at the Towanda PCH & the Sayre House, for the care and love you gave to mom will always be treasured with us. She will be remembered for her sense of humor, her kindness and devotion to her family and friends, and most of all her inspiring outlook on life. Theresa is survived by six children and (spouses); Harold Lloyd Rockwell of Conklin, NY, Lyle Dean (Joanne) Rockwell of Athens, PA., Lucy Ann Sawyer-Stone of Apalachin, NY., Rev. David Albert (Mary) Rockwell of Oneonta, NY., Shirley Margaret (Mike Vinson) Allis of Warren Center, PA., and Donna Louise (Bernie) Shaver of Little Meadows, Pa; one son-in-law, Walter Baldwin of Warren Center, Pa; two sisters, Laura Allyn, age 95, Margaret Pitcher, age 98, and one sister-in-law, Minnie Brainard, all of Warren Center, PA. In addition, she is survived by twenty grandchildren, thirty seven great-grandchildren, and fourteen great-great-grandchildren, plus several nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive. She was predeceased by her parents and husband, a daughter Beverly Jean Baldwin in 2003, daughter-in-law: Sandra Rockwell; sons-in-law: Ray Rink, Jack Sawyer, and Dean Allis; a grandson Donnie Baldwin in 1985, a sister Beatrice Oakley in 1960, and a brother Albert Brainard in 2004. Family and friends are invited to attend a celebration of Theresa’s life and a time of remembering the special gift she was to all of us on Friday, February 27th at 10 o’clock from the Sutfin Funeral Chapel, 273 South Main St., Nichols, NY. with Pastor Brad Marple of the Warren Center United Methodist Church officiating. Interment will follow in the Neath Cemetery, Neath, PA. A period of visitation and time of sharing memories will be held on Thursday evening, from 5 to 8 pm at the Sutfin Funeral Chapel. Flowers will be provided by the family and in her family requests that memorial donations be directed to the Warren Center United Methodist Church, in care of Carol Jones, RR 1, Box 1371, Little Meadows, PA 18830, or the Little Meadows Rescue Squad, Po Box 329, Little Meadows, PA 18830 in loving memory of Theresa Rockwell
Harvey L. COLEGROVE, April, 27, 2006 Wyalusing Rocket There will be a full military service presented by the American Legion Post No. 42 for Harvey Colegrove at the Neath Cemetery on May 6 at 1 p.m. Family, friends and the public are invited to attend. Harvey L. Colegrove died on Oct. 17, 2001 at the Bradford County Manor. He was 89 years old. Born April 8, 1912 in LeRaysville, he was the son of the late Howard and Inez Colegrove and was a lifetime resident of South Hill, Orwell Township, Bradford County. Harvey was also preceded in death by five brothers and five sisters—Howard, Stanley, Manley, Francis, Cecil, Beatrice, Daisy, Nancy, Florence and Catherine. At the time of his death, he was survived by one sister, Altheda Doris Colegrove. She died on July 21, 2003 at the Bradford County Manor. A veteran of the United States Army, he served during WWII. Harvey received the American Defense Service Ribbon, Victory Ribbon, Purple Heart with Two Oak Leaf Clusters, European African Middle Eastern Theater Ribbon, American Theater Ribbon and Three Bronze Battle Stars. Harvey was a retired self-employed carpenter and enjoyed working on a farm and raising bees. He is survived by many nieces and nephew, special friends and neighbors. Submitted by Carol Hoose Brotzman
CHAFFEE –MARGARET C. GREEN, 80, of HCR 34, Box 6, Warren Center, a lifelong resident of Bradford County and friend to many, went home to be with her Lord, Saturday morning, Aug. 23, 1997. Margaret was born on March 1, 1917, in Warren Center, a daughter of Floyd and Margaret (James) Chaffee. She spent her youth in Warren Center and was a graduate of Towanda High School, Class of 1935. Following graduation Margaret attended Mansfield Teachers College, graduating in 1938. She continued to share her knowledge with children for over 25 years as an elementary and music teacher in the Camptown, Apalachin, N.Y., Windham, Rome and Northeast Bradford school districts. In 1968 she attended Cornell University and received her post-graduate degree in education. On June 12, 1948, at the Neath Welsh Congregational Church, Margaret married Rulison Green and together they made their home in Warren Center. Margaret was a devoted member of the Dille Parish United Church of Christ, LeRaysville, where she participated in the church choir and served as organist for 42 years and parish treasurer for 22 years. She was also a member of the Retired Teachers Association. Mansfield State Teachers College Alumni, Pennsylvania State Education Association and Potterville Ladies Aid and currently served as a volunteer with the Bradford County Historical Society. Margaret is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 49 years, Rulison; son Gerald Floyd Green of Warren Center; son and daughter-in-law James Arthur and Linh Green of Sicklerville, N.J.; daughter-in-law Marlene Green of Warren center; sister-in-law and brothers-in-law, Cleone and Ralph Owen and Everett Green, all of Florida; three very special grandchildren, Adam, Benjamin and Alisha Green; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and many friends. She was predeceased by a sister-in-law, Clarice Green. The funeral service and a celebration of Margaret’s life will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 1997, at 1 p.m. at the Dille Parish United Church of Christ, LeRaysville, with her pastor, the Rev. Steven d. Crabtree, officiating. Interment will follow in the Neath Cemetery. The family will receive their friends today, Monday, Aug. 25, 1997, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Sutfin funeral Chapel, 273 Main St., Nichols. Friends who wish may remember the Guthrie Hospice, RR 1, Towanda, Pa. or the American Cancer Society, Bradford County Unit, S. Main St., Athens, Pa. in loving memory of Margaret C. Green. –Towanda Daily Review.
FAY A. COLEMAN, 91 of LeRaysville RR 1, Pike Township died peacefully on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2003 following a period of declining health. Fay was born on Sept. 26, 1911 in Brushville one of 13 children to Elmer and Margaret Platt Coleman. Fay owned and operated the family dairy farm in LeRaysville and also was employed by the Pike Township Highway Department. He was dedicated to his family, enjoyed hunting and fishing and took great pride having a vegetable garden. Fay is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Dorothy Faye and Harrison “Red” Johnson of Rome; his sons and daughter-in-law, Brian D. Coleman of LeRaysville and Howard J. and Pat Coleman of Warren Center; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Phillip “Bud” and Mickey Williams; sisters-in-law, Sarah Louise Emerson, Cleola Mann and Inez Williams; and his special grandchildren, Jodilyn Coleman, Michael, James and Richard Coleman, Kevin Johnson and Sheila Horton; seven great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife of 65 years, Olive F. Williams Coleman on May 18, 2000; his sons, Gary William Coleman and Dean Elmer Coleman; and 12 brothers and sisters. Funeral services and a celebration of Fay’s life will be held on Friday, Feb. 14 at 2 p.m. at the Sutfin Funeral Chapel, 273 S. Main St., Nichols, N.Y. with the Rev. Bernard A. Graham officiating. Interment will be in the Neath Cemetery. A period of visitation and sharing memories will be held on Friday from 1 p.m. until the time of the service at 2 p.m. at the funeral chapel. Those who wish may kindly consider a memorial contribution to the Neath Cemetery in care of John R. Upham, HCR 34, Box 25AA, LeRaysville, Pa. or the HOPS Ambulance in care of James Seipler, RR 1, Box 287, Rome, Pa. in loving memory of Fay A. Coleman. –Towanda Daily Review
COLEMAN Howard J. "Howdy" Coleman
When I come to the end of the road, and the sun has set for me, remember the love that we have shared and that will comfort thee ...Howard J. "Howdy" Coleman, 75, of Warren Center, died on Dec. 30, 2012 following a period of declining health. Howard was born on Oct. 8, 1937 in Sayre, a son of the late Fay A. and Olive E. Coleman. He was a graduate of the LeRaysville High School class of 1955. Howard proudly served his country with the U.S. Marines and was a life member of the VFW Post 6824, Rome. In addition, he also was a life member of the Marine Corp. League, Towanda; a life member of the LeRay Lodge No. 471, LeRaysville. Howdy was a longtime employee of Vail Ballou and had retired following 41 years. He enjoyed watching sports, western and war movies. His greatest pleasures were being surrounded by his family, he enjoyed fishing, hunting and camping with them all. Howdy is survived by his wife Patricia; his children: Richard and Lori Coleman, James and Peggy Coleman, Michael and Cindy Coleman; his step children: Mike, Doug, Kevin, and Sherry Welch; Daniel Foster and Shawn Williams; his brother Brian Coleman; sister and brother-in-law: Dorothy Faye and Harrison Johnson; five grandchildren: Nathan, Zachery, Courtney, Kristi and Craig; a great granddaughter: Isabella Coleman; two step grandchildren; five step great grandchildren; two nieces and a nephew, numerous friends also survive. Howdy was predeceased by his parents, and brothers Dean and Gary. Family and friends are invited to attend a period of visitation and time of sharing memories from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 3 at the Sutfin Funeral Chapel, 273 S. Main St., Nichols. Funeral services and a celebration of Howard's life will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 4 at the Sutfin Funeral Chapel with Rev. Dr. Karen Ballard, officiating. Interment with military honors will follow in the Neath Cemetery. Memories and condolences for Howdy's family may be shared by visiting our website at www.sutfinfuneralchapel.com. Those who wish may consider a memorial contribution to the Neath Cemetery, c/o Rick Upham, 223 Upham Road, LeRaysville, PA 18829 or the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Breast Cancer, 5005 LBJ Freeway, Suite 250, Dallas, TX 75244 in loving memory of Howard J. Coleman. Towanda Daily Review – January 2, 2013
ROBERT W. COOLBAUGH, 79, of Milan died Monday morning, Dec. 6, 2004, at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre. Born July 1, 1925, in Neath, he was the son of the late Guy and Rena Wheeler. Robert was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Navy. In earlier years Bob was employed by the farms of Charlie Harris, Myron Tubbs and Donald Page in Milan. On April 14, 1984, he married the former Mary Wolfe. Surviving are his wife, Mary Coolbaugh, at home; his stepchildren, Gail Mulno of Woodruff Corners, Betty Leggs of Owego, N.Y., David Johnson of Florida; brothers, Phillip Coolbaugh of Waverly, N.Y., and Richard Coolbaugh of Dallas, Pa.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Hazel Goss and Irene Haight. A private funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family. Interment will be in the Neath Cemetery, Neath. There are no calling hours. The family suggests memorial contributions may be directed to the American Cancer Society, Bradford Unit, 1948 E. Third St., Williamsport, Pa. in Robert W. Coolbaugh’s memory. Arrangements are under the direction of the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, Towanda. –Towanda Daily Review.\\Raymond Juser of Endicott
RULISON ALBERT GREEN, 85, of HCR 34, Warren Center, Pa., died early Friday morning, April 15, 2005, at the Towanda Memorial Hospital. He was born on Dec. 26, 1919, in Pike Township, Bradford County, a son of the late Arthur and Hazel (Chubbuck) Green. Rulison attended school in Neath and was a graduate of LeRaysville High School. On June 12, 1948 at the Neath Welch Congregation Church he married Margaret Chaffee and together they owned and operated a dairy farm in Warren Center. Rulison was a devoted member of the Dille Parish United Church of Christ, LeRaysville, where he participated with the church choir. He treasured the time spent with his family and especially enjoyed his grandchildren. Rulison is survived by his sons and daughter-in-law, Gerald Green of Dunmore, Pa., and James and Linn Green of Oxnard, Calif.; a daughter-in-law, Marlene Green and special friend Dave Roberts of Warren Center, Pa.; a sister and brother-in-law, Cleone and Ralph Owen of Waynesville, N.Y.; dear friends Carl and Jackie Whitehead; special grandchildren, Adam, Benjamin and Alisha Green, all of Warren Center; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Rulison was predeceased by his loving and devoted wife of 49 years, Margaret Chaffee Green, on Aug. 23, 1997; a brother Everett Green; and a sister Clarice Green. Funeral services and a celebration of Rulison’s life will be held at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 19, at the Dille Parish United Church of Christ, LeRaysville. Interment will follow in the Neath Cemetery. A period of visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. on Monday, April 18, at the Sutfin Funeral Chapel, 273 S. Main St., Nichols, N.Y. Those who may kindly consider memorial contributions to the HOPS Ambulance in loving memory of Rulison Albert Green. –Towanda Daly Review.
Mary J. HIGGINS (Albert "Chester", James H.) was born on 13 Jan 1864 in Orwell Township, Bradford, PA. She died on 17 Apr 1935 in LeRaysville, Bradford Co., PA. She was buried in Neath Cem, Bradford Co., Pa.Soutn Warren, April 23, 1935; Mrs. Mary Whited, widow of Wiley Whited, of LeRaysville, and eldest daughter of Chester and Jane (Phillips) Higgins, formerly of this place, died at home at LeRaysville Wednesday morning April 17th. She was born at Orwell on January 13, 1864. She was taken ill on Sunday morning with pneumonia and had gone back to her home just a few days before, after having spent the winter with her son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Fay Whited, at Windham. She had spent practically all her girlhood in this place, being just a young girl when her parents moved her from Orwell. She leaves to mourn her loss two sons, Fay Whited of Windham, and Lee Whited of Alabama; Three sisters and one brother, Mrs. Alice Jones of Warren Center; Mrs. Lida Dimon of Jackson Valley, and Mrs. Jay Backus of this place; Frank Higgins of Smithville, Canada. Four nephews and one niece, Ernest and Leo Jones, and Mrs. Allison VanValkner of Elmira, and Percy Backus of this place, and several great nieces and nephews; one uncle, John Phillips of Orwell, and four aunts.She was a member of the Congregational Church, Grange Mothers Club, and Sunday School of LeRaysville. Her Sunday School class attended her funeral in a body. The funeral was held Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Neath church, with Rev. Conduit of LeRaysville, and Rev. David Harris of Neath officiating. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Thomas of Warren Township sang two hymns. She was laid to rest by the side of her husband, who preceded her about 11 months ago in the Neath Cemetery. "Flying makes me High" Lyle Rockwell (Private Pilot)
KENNETH E. HOTALING, 78, of Apalachin, N.Y., died, Tuesday Nov. 20, 2001. He was employed at K. Hein Machine Shop before retiring in 1986. He enjoyed camping, hockey, walking in the woods, and all TV sports. His family and friends will miss him. He is survived by his daughters, Marsha Hotaling, Linda Otero, Mary (Stan) Fox, Laura Hotaling; sons, Dennis (Sally) Hotaling, Ronald Hotaling, Donald Hotaling, Ralph Hotaling; grandchildren, Heather and Justin Fox, Noah Thomas-Hotaling, Eric Otero, Clayton and Holly Tuttle; brother and sister-in-law, Lester and Millie Hotaling; sister, Jenny Hitchcock; an extended family at the Homestead of Apalachin and Willow Point Nursing Home; and many nieces, nephews, and friends. His wife, Helen, preceded him in death in 1989. He was also predeceased by his brothers, Harold and Johnny Hotaling; very special sister, Patty May; Artie Hotaling and Marion Young. Funeral services were held Friday, Nov. 23, 2001, at the Coleman & Daniels Funeral Home, Apalachin, N.Y. Burial took place in the Neath Cemetery. –Towanda Daily Review.
HOWLAND Mary Howland Hutchings
died March 21, 2011, after a long illness in Huntersville, N.C. She was born on June 7, 1923, the daughter of Harry and Laura D. Howland of Neath, Pa. She graduated from LeRaysville High School in June, 1941 and attended Lowell's Business School in Binghamton, N.Y. Mrs. Hutchings worked as a bookkeeper and teller with the First National Bank in LeRaysville, Pa., as well as the First National Bank of Bradford County in Towanda Pa. She retired in 1986. Mrs. Hutchings married Raymond C. Hutchings of Hughstown, Pittston, Pa., and was very happily married for 42 years until his death in 1989. Mrs. Hutchings was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Towanda, Pa., where she served as an Elder and a Deacon. She was active in Sunday School and taught there for over 25 years. She was also a member of the bell choir and served as assistant teacher for play day for several years. She was a member of Towanda Area Senior Citizens Club, 20th Century Club and volunteered for a variety of organizations including Meals-on-Wheels, TACO and at the Bradford County Manor. Her main interests were home, family and church. She had many hobbies including crocheting, needlepoint, gardening, flowers, reading and serving her community. Mrs. Hutchings is survived by her sons, Robert C. Hutchings of Milan, Pa., and David H. and wife Linda Hutchings of Huntersville, N.C.; her grandsons include Brian Hutchings of Michigan, Chris Hutchings of Sayre, Pa., Scott Hutchings of Wyalusing, Pa., Garrett and Connor Hutchings of Huntersville, N.C. She has one granddaughter, Morgan L. Hutchings of Huntersville, N.C. She has six great-granddaughters at this time. Mrs, Hutchings is also survived by her brother and sister-in-law, George and Grace Howland; and sister-in-law, Musette Howland. She has many nieces and nephews that were loved as well. Mrs. Hutchings was predeceased by her husband, Raymond; her son, George; sister, Eva Louise Allyn; brother, Kenneth Howland; and brother-in-law, Clifford Allyn. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda, Pa. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 26, at the funeral home. Interment will follow in the Neath Cemetery, Neath, Pa. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the First Presbyterian Church, 5 Court St., Towanda, PA 18848 in her memory. Towanda Daily Review – March 23, 2011
Raymond JUSER, 91, of Endicott, died Tuesday morning, May 3, 2005, at the Vestal Nursing Center surrounded by his family until the end. He was born July 14, 1913 to Michael and Augusta Juser on the family farm in Rush, Pa. He was predeceased by his parents, brothers and sisters. He is survived by his wife, Mildred of 57 years; his children, Beverly (John) Haluska, Betty (John) Root, Robert (Karen) Juser, James Juser, and David (Linda) Juser; his grandchildren, Michael, Karen, Deanna, Mark Haluska, Shannon, Ray and Wayne Root, Paul and Matt Juser, and Anthony Juser. He was a retired employee of Gault Chevrolet. He was a veteran of WW II, serving in the US Army and a member of American Legion Post 1700, West Endicott. The family would like to thank the staff at the Vestal Nursing Center for the loving care of Raymond during his stay. Funeral and interment services will be held, Thursday evening at 7 p.m. from the Coleman & Daniels Funeral Home, Inc., St. Rte. 434, Apalachin. The Rev. Guy L. Burt will officiate. Burial will be in Neath Cemetery, Neath, Pa., Friday at 10 a.m. The family will receive friends at the funeral home, Thursday from 5 p.m. until service time at 7. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to the West Endicott Volunteer Fire Department Hose Co. #1, 113 N. Page Ave., Endicott, N.Y. 13760, or to the West Endicott Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, 113 N. Page Ave., Endicott, N.Y. 13760, or the H.O.P.S. Ambulance Service, RR#1, Box 280, Rome, Pa. 18837.
LUNDE - Eivind M. Lunde, age 72, went home to be in the arms of the Lord on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2008. Eivind was born in Tysnes, Norway on July 29, 1935. He came to the United States at age 11 with his parents, Lars M. and Camilla Lunde. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by two brothers, Haldor and Lars K. Lunde. Eivind is survived by his wife of 49 1/2 years, June (Racht) Lunde of Windsor, N.Y.; daughter, Karyn Lunde and her husband, Gary Bender, their children, Trevor and Brianna; daughter Kirsten and Lorin Beckley, their son, Jared; brothers, Ole and Martha Lunde, Ocala, Fla., Bjarne and Barbara Lunde, Raleigh, N.C.; sister, Kari and Bruce Prokesch, East Hampton, Conn.; sister-in-law, Ingrid Lunde, Apalachin, N.Y.; many nieces and nephews, also aunts and cousins in Norway, Canada and Nevada. Eivind was a U.S. Army veteran. He was a member of the West Windsor Baptist Church. He had graduated from Curtis High School in Staten Island and graduated from East Stroudsburg University with his bachelor's degree and master's degree and had been nominated for the Woodrow Wilson Fellowship. He was a teacher with the Chenango Valley School District for 29 years. Eivind was a gentleman farmer who raised beef cattle and Norwegian Fjords horses. His greatest pleasure was being surrounded by his family. Eivind will be dearly missed by family and friends who saw his courage while dealing with the limitations following a spinal chord injury in 2004. He leaves a legacy of faith in God and loyalty to family. He was truly a gentleman. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, 2008, from the Win. R. Chase & Son Funeral Home, 88 Chapel St., Windsor, N.Y., with Rev. Rex Baker officiating. Burial will be in Neath Cemetery in Neath, Pa. Family and friends are invited to call at the funeral home from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday and from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Saturday. Those wishing kindly consider memorial contributions in Eivind's name to either the West Windsor Baptist Church, 188 North Rd., Windsor, N.Y. 13865, or the Neath Cemetery Association, c/o John R. Upham, LeRaysville, Pa. 18829. Eivind's family would like to give special thanks to Jessica Fenescey, Kate Daum and Rosie Gales for their loving and attentive home care, also the Windsor Physical Therapy and Dr. Young and staff at the Windsor Family Clinic. - Published in the Towanda Daily Review on 1/18/2008.
MARTIN - Prudence Martin Morgan, 98, widow of J. Rexford Morgan, formerly of LeRaysville, Pa., died Thursday evening, Feb. 21, 2008, at the Clarion Forest V.N.A. Hospice House in Shippenville, Pa. Prudence was born May 13, 1909, in Hazleton, Pa., the daughter of Samuel Martin and Jennie Geiss Martin. On Dec. 29, 1930, she married J. Rexford Morgan. Her main interest in life encompassed her home and family. Prudence and her husband enjoyed traveling for many years. She was a member of the Neath Welsh Congregational Church and enjoyed cooking and embroidery work. Surviving are: her daughters, Doris Huegl and her husband, Charles Huegl, of Venus, Pa., and Janice Hicks of RR 1, Rome, Pa.; son-in-law, Edward Ritinski of Warren Center, Pa.; grandchildren, Charles Huegl, John Huegl, Lisa Huegl, Susan Jurkunos, David Platt, Bret Platt, Sandra Velliquette, Jeffrey Rinker and Brian Rinker; 22 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, J. Rexford Morgan, on Nov. 3, 1978, and her daughter Ann Ritinski, on June 18, 2006. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda, Pa. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 25, at the Neath Welsh Congregational Church, Neath, Pa., with the Rev. Bernard Graham officiating. Interment will follow in the Neath Cemetery, Neath. The family requests that memorial contributions be directed to the Neath Welsh Congregational Church in care of Calvin Bacon, HCR 34 Box 12D, Warren Center, Pa. 18851, or to V.N.A. Hospice House, 405 Main St., Shippenville, Pa. 16254, in Prudence M. Morgan's memory. Submitted by Carol Hoose Brotzman Daily Review on 2/23/2008.
MILNES Eugene S. Milnes
of Lane Hill Rd, Tunkhannock, PA died on Sunday, March 25, 2012 at the Golden Living Center, Tunkhannock. Born in Sayre on Nov. 24, 1936, he was a son of the late Stuart and Carmen Green Milnes. A 1955 graduate of the LeRaysville High School, he was a 20-year veteran of the United States Air Force, serving in Mississippi, Texas, New Mexico, Greenland, Germany, California, Virginia and South Carolina. During his military career, he graduated from the University of Nebraska with a degree in business. Upon returning home, he became the business manager of Milnes Engineering in Tunkhannock. He was a member of the Tunkhannock United Methodist Church, Tunkhannock Rotary Club and worked on the club’s website. He was a member of Endless Mountains Chorus. Gene served as a flight instructor at the Sky Haven Airport for 15 years. Gene was preceded in death by a son, Greg Milnes and brother, Carl Milnes. Surviving are his wife of 52 years, Marjorie Upham Milnes; son and daughters- in- law, Edwin and Jacqueline of Rapid City SD, Kevin and Kimberly Milnes of Northampton; brothers, Paul and Thomas Milnes, both of Tunkhannock; a sister, Marcia Platts of Mehoopany and grandchildren, Christopher, Alisha, Gregory and Duane. Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 30 at 10 a.m. from the Tunkhannock United Methodist Church, Church St., Tunkhannock, with the Rev. Peter Geschwindner, Pastor of the church, officiating. Interment will be in Neath Cemetery, Bradford County. Friends may call at the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home, 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock, Thursday evening from 5 to 7 p.m. Wyalusing Rocket Courier – March 29, 2012
Mrs. John DAVIS (nee MORGAN) of Potterville Dies at 98; Native of Wales
Mrs. Charolette DAVIS, aged 98, of Potterville died Wednesday evening at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Gilbert Edsell, with whom she resided since the death of her husband, John M. Davis. Mrs. Davis was born in Wales, the daughter of John and Katherine Jones Morgan. She came to this country when a young girl and settled with her parents in the Neath community. In addition to the daughter at whose home she died, Mrs. Davis is survived by two sons, Albert Davis of Neath and Walter Davis of Potterville; seven grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren and a sister, Mrs. Nellie Jones, of Orwell. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Neath church with Rev. D. Glenn Lewis of Binghamton and Rev. Phillip J. Cleveland of LeRaysville officiating. Burial will be in the Neath cemetery. Towanda Daily Review – 8 Feb 1961
UPHAM John Richard Upham
When someone you love becomes a memory …. the memory becomes a treasure. Life long and well respected dairy farmer, John Richard Upham, 73 of Neath, Pa., died at his home, with his family by his side Thursday morning, July 28, 2011 following a period of declining health. Affectionately known as "Rich" or "John Richard" by his family and friends, he was born on Nov. 16, 1937 in Towanda, Pa., a son of the late Richard W. and Dorothy P. (Atkinson) Upham. He was a member of the last graduating class at LeRaysville High School where he participated with the school's basketball and baseball teams, although basketball was his favorite sport. On June 4, 1960, he married Jane Wilmot and together they raised four children. Dedicated to farming, Rich and Jane owned and operated the family farm until recently. He was a member of the Neath Welsh Congregational Church where he served as deacon and trustee. In addition, he was a member of the Northeast Bradford School Board, serving various positions for 17˝ years. He was instrumental in obtaining grants for the elementary school gymnasium and auditorium. For many years, Rich also served as Pike Township supervisor. An avid outdoors enthusiast, Rich enjoyed hunting, fishing, trapping and forestry. He especially enjoyed watching his grandchildren's sports and other activities. John Richard is survived by his wife of 51 years Jane Wilmot Upham; his children Janet and Bret Platt of Culpeper, Va., Rebecca and Conrad Carlsen of Rome, Pa., Richard E. and Lisa Upham of LeRaysville, Pa., Abigail and William Jones III of Friendsville, Pa.; sisters and brother-in-law Katherine Brown of Towanda, Pa., Anne and John Dean of LeRaysville, Pa.; sister-in-law Stella Walker of Wysox, Pa.; his grandchildren Devin, Karina, Dylan and Logan Platt, Kristin (Tom) Shores, Tory and Kelsey Carlsen, Bryce, Kent and Levi Upham, Luke, Kenzie, Keri, Peyton, Krista and Kendel Jones; several nieces, nephews and many friends also survive. He was predeceased by his parents Richard W. and Dorothy Upham; and a brother-in-law Robert Walker. Family and friends are invited to attend funeral services and a celebration of Rich's life at 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 31, 2011 at the Neath Welsh Congregational Church. Interment and prayers of committal will follow in the Neath Cemetery. A period of visitation and time of sharing memories will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday until the time of the service at 3 p.m. Flowers will be provided by the family and memorial contributions may be directed to the Neath Welsh Congregational Church, c/o Alan Crawn, RR 2, Box 55, LeRaysville, PA 18829 or the Northeast Bradford Education Foundation, c/o Martha Young, 747 East Street, LeRaysville, PA 18829 in loving memory of John Richard Upham. "Well done, my good and faithful servant. Towanda Daily Review – July 29, 2011
GERALD A. ROBERTS, 66, of Warren Center, died unexpectedly on Thursday morning, March 18, 2004 at the Wilson Regional Medical Center, Johnson City. Affectionately known as "Stub" by his family and friends, he was born on Sept. 30, 1937 in Binghamton, N.Y. a son of the late William Carl and Harriet Jane (Stetler) Roberts. Stub was a graduate of LeRaysville High School class of 1955. In 1956 he entered into the U.S. Navy and proudly served his country for four years. Stub was a retired employee of IBEW, he enjoyed spending time at Highland Lake, was an avid reader, playing Bingo, and the lottery. He especially treasured the time spent with his family and loved being with his grandsons. Stub is survived by his daughter and son-in-law: Dawn and John Gobrick of Brooklyn, NY; his son: Raymond Roberts of Phoenix, NY; his brother and sister in law: Warren and Janice Roberts of Warren Center, Pa; Sisters and Brother in law: Brenda Page of NC; Shirley and Tom Maresca; Sherry Silvernail all of Castle Creek, NY; a sister in law: Helen Roberts of Warren Center; his special grandsons: John Jr. and Mark Gobrick; several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive. Gerry was predeceased by his brother Joseph Carl Roberts, Sr. in 2001. Family and friends are invited to attend funeral services and celebration of Stub's life on Sunday, March 21, 2004 at 2 pm at the Sutfin Funeral Chapel, 273 S. Main St., Nichols with Pastor Larry D. Jennings of the Warren Center Baptist Church, officiating. Interment will follow in the Neath Cemetery. A period of visitation and sharing memories will be held on Saturday, March 20th from 6-9 pm at the funeral chapel and on Sunday, March 21st, from 1 pm until the time of the service at 2 pm. Those who wish may remember the Diabetes American Association, 356 N. Midler Ave., Syracuse, NY 13206 in loving memory of Gerald A. "Stub" Roberts. Contributed by Carol Brotzman. –Towanda Daily Review.
SCHOOLEY –MARY ELIZABETH WILLIAMS, of LeRaysville, Pa., died at her home on April 22, 2005, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on Dec. 19, 1934, in Dallas, Pa., the only daughter of the late Dr. Sherman and Dorothy (Farr) Schooley. Following her graduation at Wyoming Seminary, she studied at Penn State University where she met her future husband, Archie. They left school to marry and begin their life farming in LeRaysville, Pa. It was quite a change for a city girl, but she learned to do it all from gardening to farm work to raising six children. After her children were raised she returned to her love of painting. Together they enjoyed traveling to area craft shows and people traveled for miles to purchase her paintings. She was happiest when she was surrounded by her family and friends and will be remembered for her quick wit and sense of humor. Mary loved her life on the farm and it was there that she died. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Wendall and Cora Williams, and her sister-in-law Ellen Williams. Mary is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 50 years, Archie; her daughters, Cindy Meade and special friend Jim McDonald of Medina, Ohio; Abby and Dan Jones of Friendsville, Pa.; Susan Edsell of Rome, Pa.; Patty and LaRue Harkness of Rome; her sons Archie Jr. and wife Lisa Williams of Baxter Springs, Kansas; Michael and his wife Jennifer Williams of Roanoke, Va.; her special grandchildren; Elizabeth and her husband Matthew Ackenhead, Michael Meade, Alyssa, Zack and Dakota Jones; Brandon and Brittany Edsell; Shane, Nicole and Dylan Chapman;; newest granddaughter Jenna Williams whom she was able to hold the night before her death. Mary is also survived by her great-granddaughter Laural Ackenhead and brother-in-law Carlton Williams. A period of visitation and sharing will be held from 6 to p.m. on Monday evening, April 25, at the Sutfin Funeral Chapel, 27 S. Main St., Nichols, N.Y. Funeral services and a celebration of Mary’s life will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 26, at the Rome Presbyterian Church, Rome, Pa.; with her pastor Rev. Karen R. Ballard and her son Pastor Archie “Skip” Williams, Jr. officiating. Interment and prayers will follow in the Neath Cemetery. Those who wish may kindly consider a memorial contribution to the LeRays Fire Company, Main St., LeRaysville, Pa. in loving memory of Mary Elizabeth Williams. –Towanda Daily Review
Llewellyn "Bud" THOMAS, 69, a well-known and respected farmer from LeRaysville, Pa., died peacefully on Thursday, Oct. 5, 2006, at his home. Bud, as he was affectionately known by his family and friends, was born on Dec. 12, 1936, in Sayre, Pa., a son of the late Llewellyn W. and Myrtle (Lohmeyer) Thomas. He was a graduate of Northeast Bradford High School Class of 1956. Following his schooling and due to the death of his father, at the age of 17 Bud took over the responsibilities of the family farm. For many years, Bud owned and operated Thomas' Texaco until 1989, when he decided his love was really farming, and he and re-established himself as an area farmer. Bud was a former member of the Masonic Lodge and also past president of the LeRaysville Borough Counsel. He enjoyed singing, although his greatest enjoyment was being with his family and his John Deere tractors. Bud is survived by his wife, Thelma (LaCroix) Thomas; his children, William and his wife, Jodi Thomas, of LeRaysville, Tracy Thomas of Dillsboro, Ind., Missy and her husband, Todd Bowers, of Sayre, Jeff Wever of Richmond, Va., and Shelley Dickson of Lake Winola, Pa.; his brother and sister-in-law, David and Mary Thomas of Simpsonville, S.C.; sisters and brothers-in-law, Ellyn and Frank Saxton of Owego, N.Y., and Carol and Ray Scheesley of Sayre; a brother-in-law, Newell Butler of Nichols, N.Y.; his special grandchildren, Jenny Cooley, Amy Kane, Richard Herman, Darin Chaffee, Jamie Bowers and Tyler Bowers; seven great-grandchildren; his aunt and uncle, Alta and Herman Rathke Sr.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his sisters Marilyn "Tommie" Butler and Edith Mason and a granddaughter, Tammy McMicken. Family and friends are invited to attend funeral services and a celebration of Bud's life at 10 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 9, at the Sutfin Funeral Chapel, 273 S. Main St., Nichols, N.Y., with Pastor Anne Canfield of the Waverly United Methodist Church officiating. Interment and prayers of committal will follow in the Neath Cemetery. A period of visitation and sharing memories will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 8, at the Sutfin Funeral Chapel. Those who wish may kindly consider a memorial contribution to the American Cancer Society-Bradford County Unit, 413 Main St., Athens, Pa. 18810, or Guthrie Hospice, RR 1, Box 154, Towanda, Pa. 18848, in loving memory of Llewellyn "Bud" William Thomas. Submitted by Carol Hoose Brotzman - Daily Review October 7, 2006
H. EDWIN UPHAM, 78, of LeRaysville, Pa., died Jan. 26, 1998, at the home of his daughter, Marleah Stevens, in Wyalusing. He was born April 14, 1919, in Neath, Pa., the son of the late Walter and Ruth David Upham. He graduated from Neath High School in 1936 and was a farmer in Neath, Bradford County, Pa. for 54 years. In addition, he and his wife owned and operated the Village Market in LeRaysville from 1973 until 1983. He was previously an active member of the LeRaysville Fire Company, the Northeast Bradford School Board for 10 years, the Pike Township Board of Supervisors and the Neath Welsh Congregational Church. He is survived by daughters, and sons-in-law, Marjorie and Gene Milnes, Tunkhannock, Pa., Marleah and Bill Stevens, Wyalusing, Pa., Louise and David Smith, LeRaysville, Pa., Laura and Jeff Hainley, LeRaysville. He is also survived by two great-grandchildren, Christopher and Alisha Milnes; his brother, Richard Upham, Neath; his sister, Jane Natzle of Chico, Calif.; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his wife Harriet Lantz Upham, who died December 1994. A grandson, Gregory Milnes, and infant grandson, Smith, also predeceased him. Funeral services will be held at the Neath Welsh Congregational Church on Thursday, Jan. 29, 1998, at 12 p.m. with the Rev. George M. Katko of the church and Rev. Steven D. Crabtree of United Church of Christ, the Dille Cooperative Parish, LeRaysville, officiating. Interment will be in Neath cemetery, Bradford County. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the service at the church. The family will provide all the flowers and suggests memorial contributions may be sent to: Hospice Department, Towanda Memorial Hospital, 1 Hospital Drive, Towanda, Pa., Neath Welsh Congregational Church, RR 1, Box 93, LeRaysville, Pa. or the LeRaysville Fire Co., LeRaysville, Pa. Arrangements are being handled by Bartron funeral Home, 74 Church St., Montrose, Pa. –Towanda Daily Review
RICHARD W. ‘DICK’ UPHAM, 86, of LeRaysville, Neath, died June 6, 2003, at his home. Born at Neath on Aug. 1, 1916, he was the son of the late Walter and Ruth (Davis) Upham. Dick was a farmer on the family farm in Neath all his life. He operated the farm first with his father and brother, Edwin and later with his son, John Richard, and also his grandson Rick. The most important things in his life were his family and the farm. In his younger years, Dick enjoyed hunting, trapping and fishing, especially trapping which, at the time, provided an important source of income. Dick had a hobby of working with wood and was very clever at making marble games and “Choo-choo cars” for the grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He also made clothes trees and bookcases for most family members. He enjoyed the simple life and guided himself by weather folklore. Mr. Upham was married to Dorothy Atkinson, formerly of Edgefield, S.C., on Nov. 1, 1936. She died in June of 1994. Together they raised three children, who survive him. John R. and Jane Upham of Neath, Katherine Brown of Lake Wesauking, and Anne and John Dean of Neath. Also surviving are nine grandchildren, Janet (Bret) Platt of Warner Robins, Ga., Becky (Conrad) Carlsen of North Orwell, Richard E. “Rick” (Lisa) Upham of Neath, Abby (William III) Jones of Neath, Steven (Chris) Brown of Stone Mountain, Ga., Kevin Brown of York, Pa., Chris (Missy) Dean of Neath, Carolyn (Allen) Wolf of Susquehanna, Pa., and Kelly Dean of Allentown, Pa; 16 great-grandchildren; one sister, Jane Natzle of Chico, Calif.; one special cousin Vinette Alderson of LeRaysville, his trapping and hunting partner; several other cousins, nieces and nephews. Also surviving are a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Mildred and Clifford Bennett of Rushville, Pa.; a sister-in-law, Martha Jenkins of Troy, N.Y.; and a brother-in-law, William L. Brown, of Littleton, Colo. In addition to his parents and wife, a sister-in-law, Harriet Upham, brother, Edwin Upham, who was his lifelong farming partner; and a brother-in-law, Charles Natzle of Chico, all predeceased him. Dick had many interesting stories to tell about the people he had known, and things that happened during his life. He will be missed by those who knew him. Services will be at 11:30 a.m. Monday at the Neath Welsh Congregational Church, in Neath. The family will receive friends on Monday from 10:30 a.m. until the time of services at the church. The family suggests memorial contributions to the Neath Cemetery Association, LeRaysville, PA. Bartron Funeral Home Inc., a Selected Independent Funeral Home, 74 Church St., Montrose, Pa., has been entrusted with arrangements. –Towanda Daily Review.
WEBER Jean W. Davis
A mother holds her children's hands for a little while and their hearts forever…Surrounded by her family, our loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, neighbor and friend Jean W. Davis, of East Street, LeRaysville, Pa., went home to be with her Lord on Monday, Jan, 17, 2011. Jean was born on Aug. 5, 1927 in Scranton, Pa., a daughter of the late Arthur Carl Otto and Alta Marcella (Geary) Weber. She was a 1945 graduate of Central High School in Scranton and in 1947 she received her degree in Medical Technology from Keystone Junior College. On Jan. 15, 1949 she married William S. Davis Jr. and together they celebrated 42 years of marriage until his passing on May 6, 1991. Devoted to her children and grandchildren, Jean also assisted in the daily operations of the family dairy farm. She was a member of the LeRaysville United Church of Christ where she served as church secretary for nearly 27 years. Jean was a member of the LeRaysville Order of Eastern Star Chapter 498; served on the LeRaysville Borough of Elections and the Neath Cemetery Board of Directors. Although her greatest enjoyment was being a mother and Grandma Jean to many. Jean is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Susan Boardman, Marianne and Gary Hennip, Catherine and Stan Rezykowski, Martha and Chris Young, Jamie and Duane Cooper and Jeanette and Leonard Ostrander; her grandchildren, Casey, Emily, Jay and Daniel Boardman, Elisabeth (Stephen) Laudermilch, Leanne Hennip, Meredith Hennip, Stacy (Nick) Pease, Anthony (Amanda) Rezykowski, Steven Rezykowski, Janean (Jim) Eastman, Davis Young, Marilyce Young, Julie, Rachel, Maxon and Garrett Cooper, Lillian and William Ostrander; great grandchildren, Anna and Jimmy Eastman, Ruth Laudermilch. Also surviving is Jean's sister, Ruth Leverich and sister-in-law Elisabeth Wilson; many beloved nieces, nephews and their families. Jean was predeceased by her parents; her husband, William S. Davis, Jr.; son-in-law, Deville Boardman; granddaughter, Heidi Hennip; and a sister, Marion Lombardi. Funeral services and a celebration of a life well-lived for Jean will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 21, 2011 at the LeRaysville United Church of Christ with her pastor, Rev. Dr. Thomas I. Burlington, officiating. Interment will follow in the Neath Cemetery. A period of visitation and time of sharing memories will be held from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 20, at the Sutfin Funeral Chapel, 273 S. Main St., Nichols, and from 10 am until the time of the service on Friday at the church. Flowers will be provided by the family please kindly consider a memorial contribution to the LeRaysville United Church of Christ, c/o Irene Salsman, RR 1, Box 24, Stevensville, PA 18845; LeRaysville-Pike Vol. Fire Company, c/o John Keegan, RR 1, Box 24, LeRaysville, PA 18829 or the Neath Cemetery, c/o Richard Haire, HC 34, Box 19, LeRaysville, PA 18829 in loving memory of Jean W. Davis. Towanda Daily Review – January 19, 2011
Fayette Chester WHITED was born on 3 Sep 1889 in Middletown Cent., Susquehanna, Pa.. He died on 3 Sep 1965 in Windham, Bradford, Pa.. He was buried in Neath Cem, Susquehanna, Pa. Fayette Chester Whited, 76, a farmer of the town of Windham, Pa., died Saturday, Oct. 9, 1965 at the Robert Packer Hospital where he had been a patient for 8 weeks. He was born at Middletown Center, Pa., Sep. 3, 1889, son of the late Wiley and Mary Higgins Whited. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Anna Thomas Whited; a brother, Lee David Whited of Hemet, Ca.; and several nieces and nephews. He belonged to the Nichols Methodist Church and the Wappasening Grange 188. The Rev. Henry G. Kiessel of the Nichols Methodist Church officiated at funeral services held Tuesday afternoon at the Neath, Pa., Congragational Church, with burial in the Neath Cemetery. Arrangements by Sutfin Funeral Chapel, Nichols.
D.F. WILLIAMS of Endicott Dies at 86
D.F. Williams, 86, of 306 East Edward St., Endicott, N.Y., died at 2:15 p.m. Monday at Ideal Hospital. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Ralph Swindler of San Jose, Calif., and Mrs. Avery Manchester of Endicott, N.Y.; one son, Dwight W. Williams of Rushville, Pa.; seven grandchildren and seven great grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins. The body was removed to the Coleman and Daniels Funeral Home in Apalachin, N.Y. where the family will receive friends Wednesday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00. Funeral will be held at 3:00 p.m. Thursday in Neath Congregational Church with Rev. Glynn Lewis officiating. Burial will be in Neath cemetery. The Daily Review - ???
WILLIAMS - Harry S. Williams, 74, of Herrickville, Pa., died Monday evening, July 28, 2008, at Memorial Hospital, North Towanda Township, Pa. Born March 24, 1934, in Middletown Center, Pa., he was the son of the late Fremont Williams and Marion Ellis Williams. Harry attended the Middletown Center and Rush schools. On Oct. 21, 1960, he married the former Joy Wetmore. In earlier years he was employed on the family farm. He served his country in the U.S. Army from 1956 to 1957. Following his discharge from the Army, Harry was employed by A.C. Crosley in Neath, and by Alderson's Sawmill in LeRaysville. Harry worked on construction for five years, and was subsequently employed by C.C Allis Lumber Co. in Herrickville, for 30 years, while owning and operating his family farm, until his retirement. He attended the Herrickville Wesleyan Church and enjoyed hunting, fishing and riding his four-wheeler in the Herrickville area, visiting his many friends. Surviving are: his wife, Joy Williams, at home; his daughter, Melody Williams of Towanda, Pa.; two grandchildren, Joshua Boatman of Towanda and Nathan Boatman and his wife, Amanda Boatman, of Herrickville; his sisters Mildred Juser of Endicott, N.Y., Margaret Klym of RR 1, Ulster, Pa., and Hilda Klym of Apalachin, N.Y.; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins; and a brother-in-law, Herbert Newlin of Plattsburgh, N.Y. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Francis Williams and Raymond Williams, and his sisters Helen Hotaling, Dorothy Newlin and Alice Sink. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 31, at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda, with Pastor Jason Laudermilch of the Herrickville Wesleyan Church officiating. Interment will follow in the Neath Cemetery, Pike Township, Pa., with Towanda American Legion Post No. 42 according full military honors. The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. this (Wednesday) evening at the funeral home. The family suggests that memorial contributions may be directed to the Herrickville Wesleyan Church, RR 3, Box 99, Wyalusing, Pa. 18853, in Harry S. Williams' memory. Submitted by Carol Brotzman. Daily Review on 7/30/2008
WILLIAMS - Wyalusing Rocket
Olive E. Coleman, 82, of LeRaysville RR1, Pike Township, Pa., went home to be with her Lord late Thursday evening, May 18, 2000 at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre after a brief illness. She was born November 8, 1917 in Potterville, a daughter of the late William and Mary (Bennett) Williams. Olive was a graduate of the Orwell High School, where she actively participated on the girls' basketball team. She was a devoted member of the Neath Welsh Congregational Church, where she attended the women's Bible Study. Olive was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 498, LeRaysville, and the VFW Post 6824 Ladies Auxiliary. Her family will always remember the many homemade meals and the talented cook she was. She also enjoyed flowers and was a talented seamstress. For many years, Olive was employed at the LeRaysville Exchange as a phone operator and was a retired employee of Sylvania. Olive is survived by her husband of 65 years, Fay A. Coleman; her sons and daughters-in-law, Brian D. Coleman of LeRaysville, Howard J. Coleman and Pat Foster of Warren Center; daughter and son-in-law, Dorothy Faye and Harrison Johnson of Rome; her brothers and sisters-in-law, Donald and Mildred Williams of Rome, Phillip "Bud" and Mickey Williams of Barstow, CA; her sisters and brother-in-law, Sarah Louise Emerson of Conklin, NY, Cleola and Charles Mann of Huntington; a sister-in-law, Inez Williams of Camptown; her special grandchildren, Jodilyn Coleman, Michael, James and Richard Coleman, Kevin Johnson and Sheila Horton; six great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Olive was predeceased by her sons, Gary William Coleman and Dean Elmer Coleman; brother, Harold Williams and sister, Dorothy Phillips. Funeral services for Olive were held on Sunday, May 21 at 3 p.m. at the Neath Welsh Congregational Church, Neath, with her pastor, the Rev. George Jatko, officiating. Organ and piano music was provided by Ann Dean. Interment followed in the Neath Cemetery. Pallbearers were her grandsons, James Coleman, Michael Coleman, Richard Coleman, Kevin A. Johnson. The family provided flowers and asks that memorial contributions be made to the Neath Welsh Congregational Church, c/o Calvin L. Bacorn, HCR 34, Box 12D, Warren Center, Pa. 18851 or HOPS Ambulance Association, James Seipler, RR1, Box 287, Rome, Pa. 18837, in loving memory of Olive E. Coleman. Arrangements were under the direction of the Cooley family of the Sutfin Funeral Chapel, 273 S. Main St., Nichols, NY Submitted by Carol HOOSE Brotzman