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Tri-Counties Genealogy & History by Joyce M. Tice
Oak Hill Cemetery, Troy, Bradford County, PA
Obituaries

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Bradford County PA

Chemung County NY

Tioga County PA

 

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Oak Hill Cemetery Listing

 

 

Joyce's Search Tip - January 2008 

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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) 


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EATON -Rennie E. Heib, age 92, formerly of 220 W. Third St., Elmira, Saturday, October 9, 1971. No calling hours. Funeral Tuesday 10:30 a.m. at Holly-Keck Funeral Home, Rev. Glen Dewey. Burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Troy, Pa. Survived by two grandsons, Leroy D. Helb of Gillett, Pa. and John E. Helb of Corning, N.Y.; six great grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; niece, Juanita Eaton of Central Square, N.Y.

ARTHUR EASTERBROOK
Arthur Easterbrook died Monday morning at 10 o’clock at the family home at Troy, Pa., aged seventy three years. He is survived by a sister, Mrs. John Patterson of Overshot, Pa. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 10 o’clock at the home, the Rev. William Jacques to officiate. Burial in the Oak Hill Cemetery at Troy, Pa.

ESPY – Miss Bertha Espy; a retired Towanda school teacher, died early Thursday morning at the Marie Foyle Nursing Home on South Main Street at the age of 86. She had been in failing health for a long period. Mrs. Espy was born in Rummerfield in 1875, the daughter of Theodore and Mary Schoonover Espy. She graduated from Townda High School and Bloomsburg Norman School and then began a teaching career which continued until her retirement in 1944. Miss Espy taught in Wyalusing for a considerable time, then gave up teaching to take a secretarial position in the office of the Towanda Printing Co. She later returned to teaching, being a sixth grade instructor in the Towanda Borough Schools. Mrs. Espy was a lifelong member of the Universalist Church here and very active in its affairs as long as her health permitted. She also was a member of the George Clymer Chapter, D.A.R. Surviving are a sister, Mrs. Josh Marsden, of Towanda; a niece, Mrs. Edson Barnes of Towanda; two grandnieces, the Misses Antonia Barnes and Mary Jolle Barnes, Towanda; a grandnephew, Joseph Stevens, Jr., of New York City. Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the Universalist Church here with the pastor, the Rev. George K. Means, officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill cemetery. (Handwritten date Mar.(?) 17, 1961


C. FANNING, FORMER COUNTY JUDGE, DIES
Noted Jurist, Historian and Churchman Summoned At Towanda Home—Long Prominent in Masonry
Towanda—Judge Adelbert C. Fanning, former Bradford County judge and a man whose influence was felt in religious, political and legal circles of this section for more than a half-century, died Sunday evening. He was 83. Judge Fanning was born in Springfield Township July 25, 1851, the son of David Grace and Antis Brown Canedy Fanning. He was graduated from the Mansfield Normal, of which he later became a trustee, and the law department of Michigan University. He was awarded LL.D. degrees in later years by Michigan and Syracuse universities.
ELECTED JUDGE
Returning to Bradford County in 1874, he began his practice in Athens and later removed to Troy. In 1880 he became district attorney and served three years. In 1889 he was elected President Judge to complete the unexpired term of the late Judge Benjamin M. Peck and removed to Towanda. He was elected to the office in 1900 and served 10 years with great distinction. He was elected registrar and recorder in 1927. Judge Fanning was known as a brilliant speaker and writer on historical and religious subjects, as well as a keen student and writer on matters connected with his profession. He had served as Sunday School superintendent 38 years and had represented his church at the General Methodist Conference in Los Angeles in 1904. Lately he had been at work on Bradford County history.
PROMINENT MASON
He was a member of Trojan Lodge, F&AM, the Northern Commander, Knights Templars, and the Troy Chapter of Royal Arch Masons. He was also a member of the Lodge of Perfection, Hayden Council Princes of Jerusalem, Calvary Chapter Rose Croix of the Scottish Rite Bodies in Towanda, and the Williamsport Consistory; also the Irem Temple Order of the Mystic Shrine at Wilkes-Barre, and the Supreme Council of the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction of the United States. For many years Judge Fanning was the president of the Towanda Library Association and a trustee of the Robert Packer Hospital at Sayre and of Mansfield State Normal School which is now the Teachers’ College. His wife, Jennie Eugenia Loomis of Troy, who was an invalid for several years and to whom he was married April 16, 1885, died several years ago. His only immediate survivor is his son, Adelbert Carl Fanning, who lives at the family home on York Avenue, Towanda. His daughter-in-law, Mrs. Helen P. Fanning is the present register and recorder of the county.

 JUDGE A. C. FANNING
Towanda—Funeral services for Judge Adelbert C. Fanning, who died Sunday night, Jan. 6, 1935, will be held Wednesday afternoon. There will be a private prayer service at the home, following which the body will be taken to the Methodist Church to lie in state from 1 to 2 p.m. During that time friends may pay their respects at the bier. At 2 p.m. the funeral will be conducted by the Rev. W. M. Hydon. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Troy. Court adjourned Monday out of respect to the jurist, and Judge Charles M.Culver named Attorneys John C. Ingham, Lee Brooks, and H. Kent Mitchell a committee to prepare a memorial. The court directed that Tuesday, Jan. 22, be set as the date for the presentation of the memorial before an assembly of the Bar Association. 



FERGUSON - On April 25th, 1903, occurred the death of Mrs. Julia FERGUSON Colony of Troy, relict of Charles Colony, Sen. Mrs. Colony was born in New Jersey on October 8, 1822, and was the daughter of Thomas Ferguson, who emigrated from New Jersey some seventy years ago, and settled at Rowley Corners in the township of Wells, PA, where he and his wife spent the balance of their days. Mr. Ferguson's family consisted of six sons and two daughters. Of these Deacon Uriah Ferguson of Austinville and William Ferguson of Caton, NY, survive. Charles Colony, husband of the deceased, and their family, resided in Troy a number of years during the 40's. He died at Austinville thirty-nine years ago. Their children were William, residing in Mansfield, Charles in Elmira and Thomas in Troy, the last with whom she lived and in whose home she died. The daughters were Mrs. John Hunt, deceased, and a daughter who died at an early age. Mrs. Colony was a member of the Universalist church, as was her husband in his lifetime, and was highly esteemed by those who knew her. Funeral services wre held from the home on the 30th inst., and was largely attended. The service was conducted by Rev. T. A. Hughes, pastor of the Troy Baptist church, assisted by Rev. T. Mitchell. The burial took place in Oak Hill cemetery.

 

FOSTER - MARY FOSTER DARROW
 Mary Foster Darrow, 72, of Hillcrest Apartments in Troy, PA, died January 19, 1994 at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, PA. She was born November 10, 1921 in East Troy, PA, the daughter of Clarence David and Lucy Green Foster. Mary was a 1939 graduate of Troy High School.  She was Troy Borough Tax Collector for 20 years and was a long-time employee of Card's Furniture Store in Troy.  She was a well-known area seamstress.  She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the VFW Post #8675. She is survived by daughters, Linda (Mrs. Joseph) Leonard, granddaughter, Mary Ann (Mrs. Martin) Sheets and great-grandson, Ethan J. Sheets, all of Gillett, PA; sister, Flora (Mrs. Richard) of Zephyrhills, FL; brother, Philip Foster of Townsand, DE; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents; her husband, Robert B. Darrow, sister Arlene Shoemaker and brother, Clarence M. Foster. Memorial services were held January 22 at the Troy Fire Department Social Rooms with burial to be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Troy.  Arrangements were by the Olthof Funeral Home in Elmira. Memorials may be directed to the Troy Fire Department at 110 Redington Avenue, Troy, PA 16947. (TGR, Thursday, January 25, 1994)

FOULKROD, Ernest D.
90, of Troy, PA, died on Thursday, July 19, 2007, at the Bradford County Manor. He was the husband of the late Kathryn Foulkrod, who died on March 23, 2001. Family and friends are welcome to call from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 22, 2007, and again on Monday morning, July 23rd, from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at the Gerald W. Vickery, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc., 110 West Main Street, Troy, PA. The funeral service to honor Ernie's life will be held after the viewing on Monday at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Kenneth Marple officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Ernie was born on March 7, 1917 in Proctor, PA. He was the son of the late Arthur and Iva (Lewis) Foulkrod. Ernie was a World War II Army veteran, served in the European Theatre, and fought in the Battle of the Bulge. Ernie worked as a logger for many years and in his later years worked for the maintenance department of the Bradford County Area on Aging. He worked at both the Page and Keystone Manors and also went into homes to do repairs. Ernie attended the Austinville Union Church, liked hunting and gardening, collected antique crosscut saws and showed them at local events like the Troy Maple Festival and antique tractor and steam engine shows. The most important part of Ernie's life was his family; he loved spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Ernie is survived by his son, John "Ralph" (Caroline) Foulkrod, Sr. of Troy, PA; his daughters, Margaret (Paul) Winder, Louise Foulkrod, and Donna (Clarence) Atwood, all of Troy, PA; his four grandchildren, his four great-grandchildren; his sisters, Ruth Blair of Trout Run, PA, Dorothy Rightmire of Williamsport, PA, and Dora Tuttle of Horseheads, NY; along with several nieces and nephews. Ernie was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Kathryn; his brothers, Ralph Foulkrod and Dick Foulkrod; and his two sisters, Rachel Norton and Kathryn Snell. Memorial contributions may be made in Ernie's memory to the Austinville Union Church, RR 1 Box 368, Troy, PA 16947.

FREEMAN - Antoinette Freeman Rolison. (SRGP 79997)
Mrs. A. L. Rolison died at her home on Elmira street Tuesday evening at 6:30 o’clock, aged 47 years. She had been in poor health for some time past, and the news of her death was received with sadness by her many friends and acquaintances, by whom she was ever held in high esteem, and greatly admired for her gentle and unassuming ways. In her home and immediate family her loss comes in immeasurable force, and sincere sympathy is extended to the bereaved household. Deceased was born at Alba, April 26, 1853, and her parents were H. D. and Sylvia Palmer Freeman. She was united in marriage to A. L. Rolison, October 15, 1873. Three children were born to them, a son dying in childhood; Dwight and Fannie, who with her husband survive her. She is also survived by three brothers, Watson and Charles of Alba, and Horace of Bentley Creek; also three sisters: Mrs. A. J. Hoffman of Cedar Ledge, Mrs. Theo. Smith of Armenia and Mrs. D. S. Lenox of Mountain Lake. The funeral services will be held at the house Friday, at 2 o’clock p.m. TGR 1901

GALLEW, Bayli
Infant daughter of Keith and Ivett (Montout) Gallew of Woodbridge, VA, died shortly after birth on Monday, May 19, 2008, in the National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD. In addition to her parents, Keith and Ivett, Bayli is survived by her maternal grandparents, Augustine and Anabel Montout of Vallejo, CA; her paternal grandparents, Edward and Mary Anne Gallew of Wyalusing, PA; paternal great-grandmother, Mary Adda Morris of Troy, PA; and numerous aunts and uncles. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, May 28, 2008, at 4:00 p.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery, Troy, PA, with Rev. David Dressler officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of the Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory & Monuments, PC, 637 South Main Street, Mansfield, PA 16933.
Published in the Star-Gazette on 5/24/2008.

GAMBLE - Clara Gamble - Mrs. Ray Ballard, formerly of Troy, whose home latterly had been with her half-brother, Dr. Elsworth Gamble at Waverly, N.Y, died Sunday night at the Blossburg Cottage State hospital. Death followed a number of years of poor health and a paralytic shock on last Friday. She was a member of the M. E. Church. Besides Dr. Gamble of Waverly, she leaves an own brother and sister, Mrs. R. G. Conde of Chicago, and Dr. Lloyd G. Cole of Blossburg hospital. Funeral services were held at 2:30 afternoon from the Gustin undertaking rooms, this boro, and interment was in the Oak Hill cemetery. TGR 1922

GARDNER - Sarah G Bacon [Sadie G. transcribed from tombstone]- (1933) who formerly resided in Troy, died in the Binghamton State Hospital on Tuesday. A prayer service was held at the Oak Hill cemetery on Thursday afternoon, with the Rev. L F Basford officiating, and burial took place in the DeWitt lot there. Mrs. Bacon worked for several years in the DeWitt home.

ALLEN W. GERNERT –(1912) a special service of sorrowful interest to very many Trojans to be held this afternoon in New York City is announced as follows: Memorial Service Allen W Gernert Died at Sea, Nov 24, 1912 Fifth Avenue Baptist Church Number 8 West 46th St, New York Friday afternoon Dec 6th at 4:30.  (Buried Oak Hill Cemetery, Troy)

Henry C. GERNERT Our people were shocked to learn of the death of Henry C. Gernert at his home at Alparon farm Wednesday morning. Mr. Gernert had been in poor health for about two years. The only hope for his recovery seemed to be in having an operating performed, which was done Saturday at his home by Dr. Kozer of Wiliamsport. He rallied from the shock, gaining steadily in strength, and appearing in good spirits, his family and friends entertaining hope for his ultimate recovery. Attendants at his bedside noted a steady increase of vigor until Tuesday evening, when his condition suddenly changed for the worse, and at 4 o’clock Wednesday morning his last earthly hour had passed. Mr. Gernert was born in Columbia township, May 2nd 1837, a son of S. Clay and Harriet Gernert. March 3rd, 1864, he was married to Emma I. Hickok. Two daughters came from this union: Harriet, living at home, and Sarah, (Mrs. Sidney L. Doane) of Brooklyn, N.Y. Deceased is survived by the members of his immediate family, with a brother, Walter B., of Troy, who were all present at the time of his death. One brother, Nelson, died in childhood. Mr. Gernert passed the greater part of his life farming in Columbia and Springfield. He was also an extensive cattle buyer. In 1885 he moved his family to Troy, living for three years in the Walter B. Gernert house. He next moved to the Herrick farm, and now occupied by L. M. Atwood, where he remained five years. In the spring of 1893 he purchased Alparon farm of Jno. A. Parsons, which has since been his home. He was a member of the Springfield Baptist church. Funeral services will be held at his late home at Alparon farm Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock, interment in Oak Hill. The service will be in charge of Rev. Thos. Mitchell, who performed the sacrament of baptism and the marriage rites of the deceased. TGR 1901

GERNERT MARY ADA - MRS. ANDREW E. SPALDING
Who was the former Miss Mary Ada Gernert, daughter of the late Walter Budd and Harriet Havens Gernert, prominent Troy people of their day, died in her home in Oil City, Pa.,. She had been in failing health for some time. Mrs. Spalding was born here on November 15, 1882, was graduated from Troy High School and was married to Mr. Spalding on June 6, 1906. In Oil City, she was a member of the Presbyterian Church and numerous clubs. She is survived by Mr. Spalding and one daughter, Virginia (Mrs. Harry F. Miller), Chicago, Illinois. Mrs. W. H. Woodard (Anna Budd Gernert), Horseheads, N.Y. is a half sister. Funeral services were held Wednesday at 3:30 from the home of Mr. Spalding’s sister, Mrs. D. F. Rolison, Rev. Herbert T. Punchard officiating, and burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery. (handwritten on article 1938

GERNERT - Nellie G. Murray, age 82 of Columbia Cross Roads, Thursday April 24, 1975. Friends may call at the Vickery Funeral Home Friday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. The funeral services Saturday 2 p.m. at the Columbia Cross Roads United Methodist Church, Rev. Ann Palmer. Oak Hill Cemetery. Memorial donations may be sent to the Columbia Cross roads United Methodist church in memory of Nellie Murray. The Troy Eastern Star will hold a service for their late sister, Nellie Murray, at the Vickery Funeral Home Friday 8 p.m.

GERNERT - Walter B. Gernert Succumbs to Pneumonia.
Walter B. Gernert, who was prostrated by pneumonia Tuesday night of last week following a drive to Burlington, expired at 3:40 Monday afternoon, April 8th, at his home in High Street. Walter Budd Gernert was born in Columbia, Bradford county, April 28, 1839, the second son of S. Clay and Harriett Goodrich Gernert.  He attended the district school of the neighborhood.  At 15 he began buying sheep and other stock on his own account.  He used his first earnings to continue his education at the old Troy Academy under Prof. John J. Crandall.  He went to Canton in 1858 as a clerk for Newbery, Colwell & Spalding.  Returning after a time to Troy he was employed by S. M. Leonard and by Redington, Maxwell & Leonard.  He was in business for himself at Austinville and in Troy, in partnership at different times with Fred McCollum and L. J. Ballard, and was the head of the firm of Gernert, Lamkin & Moore.  From 1887 until his death he was engaged in buying an shipping farm products. He married Harriett Haven of Columbia, Dec. 19, 1865.  To this union were born three sons and one daughter—Frank C. and Charles H. Gernert of Bridgeport, Conn.; Allan W. of New York, and Mary Ada (Mrs. Andrew Spalding) of Ridgway, Pa.  Mrs. Gernert entered the great beyond Nov. 28, 1884.  On January 23, 1888, he married Sarah Gilman of Troy, who survives him, with one daughter, Miss Anna Budd Gernert.  All of Mr. Gernert’s children were with him at the last.  He had been an active, useful member for 57 years of the Baptist Church of Troy, with which he united under the ministry of Rev. Thomas Mitchell.  He was a man of exemplary life and high ideals, a devoted husband and father, whose sudden death is deeply mourned throughout the community.  From its organization he took a lively interest in the Bradford County Society of New York City, and by attending its banquets and inducing others to attend he contributed in no small measure to placing it in the fore front of New York old home county organizations.  He built besides the house where he died, the fine residence in Redington avenue now owned by M. E. Bailey.     With the casket surrounded by beautiful floral offerings, the funeral was held at the family home in High street at 2 Wednesday afternoon, his pastor, the Rev. P. S. Calvin, officiating.  Interment was in Oak Hill cemetery.   TGR 1912

GORDINIER, Rev. J H-died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. W T Newell, Tuesday afternoon aged 74 years 3 months and 20 days.  The deceased was born in Renssellaer County, NY and received his education in the rural schools and at one of the academies so common in that state at that time. Eye weakness prevented a college course, but this was largely compensated for by an  unusually strong memory. Previous to entering the ministry he was engaged in farming and teaching. In 1864, he was married to Minnie B Payne who with a daughter, Mrs. W T Newell, and son, Charles H survives him. A younger son died in Michigan in 1878. At an early age Mr. Gordinier identified himself with the Church of Christ, and during a ministry of over fifty years held various pastorates in New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Kentucky, Missouri, Michigan, Vermont and Canada. Mr. Gordinier came to Troy in 1884 and served as the first pastor of the Church of Christ of this town; since then he has served the church at several    different times. The funeral services were held Thursday afternoon at the Centre St Church of Christ, Rev Brady of Canton, presiding, assisted by Rev. J L Phoenix of Troy. Interment was in Oakhill Cemetery.

CHARLES N. GREENE, 69, prominent Troy Mason died early Thursday, Nov. 1, 1934.  Surviving are his widow; twin sons, Benjamin F. Greene of Sayre and Charles H. Greene of Cambridge, Mass.  The funeral will be held at the home Saturday at 2 p.m., the Rev. Leonard Basford of the Methodist Church officiating.  Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.  –Mr. Greene was a member of Trojan Lodge, F&AM and Troy Chapter, RAM; the Canton Commandery, KT, Harrisburg Council, RS; and Williamsport Consistory.  -11/1/1934

Dr. George W. GREGORY
Dr. George W. Gregory, an honored and respected physician, formerly of Troy died in Elmira Friday evening, aged 60 years.  Dr. Gregory was born in Auburn, N. Y., in 1854, received his early education in that city and later graduated from the medical department of Union College.  Shortly thereafter he came to Troy, successfully practicing his profession here until 1895, when he removed to Elmira where he built up a large practice and continued to add to the good report and esteem in which he was held in Troy.  He is survived by one son, Dr. Richard L. Gregory of Elmira; one daughter, Mrs. Thomas Berry; two brothers, C. O. Gregory of Auburn and L. L. Gregory of Derby, Conn.; two sisters, Mrs. Eddy and Mrs. Whipple, both of Chicago.  The remains were brought here on Monday for interment in Oak Hill Cemetery. TGR 1915

GROSS –CHARLOTTE RUTH GROSS SPENCER, 68 wife of Jay R. Spencer Jr. of 303 North Fourth St., Towanda died Thursday morning, Nov. 12, 1992 at her home following an extended illness.  Born Aug. 9, 1923 in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. she was a daughter of the late Lester and Honor Dixon Gross.  Charlotte was a graduate of Coughlin High School in Wilkes-Barre.  On Nov. 15, 1947 she married Jay R. Spencer Jr. in the Calvary Episcopal Church, Wilkes-Barre.  She was a member of Christ Episcopal Church, Towanda and served as directress of the Altar Guild for 35 years and also served as treasurer and church financial secretary.  She was an active member of the ECW.  Surviving are her husband, Jay at home; three daughters and sons-in-law, Claudia R. and Douglas Jackson of Monroeton, Rebecca J. and Paul Hoeft of Marysville, Ky. And Linda A. and John Kitchen of Nichols, N.Y.; and a son and daughter-in-law, Lester J. and EunHee Spencer of Korea.  Also surviving are five grandchildren, Douglas, Jonathan and Joshua Jackson, Anna Hoeft; and Kristian Spencer; and a brother, Rev. Lester Gross of Louisville, Ky.  The family will receive friends Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda.  The funeral service will be held Monday, Nov. 16 at 2 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church, Towanda.  Interment will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Towanda.  The family suggests that memorials may be directed to the Bradford Unit of the American Cancer Society, 413 South Main St., Athens, Pa., the Altar Guild of Christ Episcopal Church, 1 Main St., Towanda, Pa. or to the Towanda Public Library, 104 Main St., Towanda, Pa. in Mrs. Spencer’s memory.  –Towanda Daily Review

GROVER –ELLA MARIE (GROVER) VANDERPOOL - During the early morning of Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, Ella Marie (Grover) Vanderpool of Towanda passed away quietly at her home following a courageous battle with cancer. She was 52 years of age. Born in Sayre, Pa., on Jan. 13, 1962, she was a daughter of Francis and Virginia (Devine) Grover. Ella was married to John Paul Vanderpool with whom she raised a son and two daughters. Ella enjoyed fishing and doing word search puzzles and jigsaw puzzles. Most of all she enjoyed the company of her many grandchildren.
A Poem for Mom
You are the sun light in my day
You are the moon I see far away
You are the tree I lean upon
You are the one that makes troubles gone
You are the one who taught me life
How to fight, and what is right
You are the words inside my song
You are my love, my life, my Mom.
You are the one who cares for me
You are the eyes that help me see
You are one who knows me best
When it's time to have fun and time to rest
You are the one who has helped me to dream
You hear my heart and hear my scream
Afraid of life, but looking for love
I'm blessed, for God sent you from above
You are my friend, my heart and my soul
You are the greatest friend I know
You are the words inside my song
You are my love, my life, my Mom
She is survived by her husband John; son John Jr. (and Tina) Vanderpool; daughters April (and Jason) Thetga and Melissa (and John) Loehner, all of Towanda; brothers Francis (and Shirley) Grover of Wyalusing, Benny (and Joan) Grover of New Albany, Lucas (and Amy) Grover of Sayre; sisters Louella (and Randy) Brown of Burlington, Penny (and Brian) Cole of Towanda; grandchildren Axle, Kopper, Rattchit, Metallica, Zerik, Trinity, Dalton, Blake, Shaylene, Leon and Monk-Monk; and special friends Ethel Fowler and P.J. Vanderpool. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Andy Grover. Visitation will be Thursday, Sept. 25, from noon until 1 p.m. at the Assembly of God Church. Service to follow at 1 p.m. Interment will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery. The family will provide the flowers. Contributions may be directed to the family. Professional services have been entrusted to Morse & Kleese Funeral Home, Canton. –Towanda Daily Review 8/22/2014

GUTHRIE HENRY M.
Called Home -  On the 8th of September, 1806, Henry M. GUTHRIE, aged 9 years was called to the home above.  He was living with his grandmother, Mrs Olivia YOUNG, at the old homestead in Columbia.  About 6 o'clock in the afternoon on the day of his death he jade from from the house to water the horse, and was found a few moments later in an expiring condition, kicked, as all the circumstances seem to show, by the animal upon whom he was bestowing his care.  He was a grand little boy, beautiful in appearance, upright in life, bright in intellect, kind and winning in all his ways.  He was the life and help of the home; he and Mrs YOUNG living alone together.  His mother, the daughter of Mrs. YOUNG, was called from this earth some five years ago and his father, MR. Mark GUTHRIE, having married again, the child remained with his grandmother, and beautiful  and tender was the life lived between them.  All the friends took knowledge of this bright and interesting boy; also of the remarkable relationship existing between him and the all-loving one who called for in the home, and when this sudden separation came, great was the shock to them all and deep was the sympathy felt by their mourning hearts. The funeral service was held at the home on Thursday the 10th inst, and was largely attended.  A choir was present to sing the sweet strains of reconciling love.  Beautiful flowers about the lovely casket in which reposed the silent little form, made it a vision of beauty, softening the sting of the destroying angel of death.  Rev. Mr. CAMERON, of Sylvania, offered a consolatory prayer, and Rev. Emma E. BAILEY, of Troy, preached the sermon from Matt 18 10: "For I say unto you, that in heaven the angels do always behold the face of my father, which is in heaven," portraying the close and loving ways the Father has for the little ones.   The form of the loving child was laid away to rest, in the beautiful Oak Hill cemetery of Troy, and thus was ended for earth this young life, but full of bright and indelible impressions upon the living friends.
"Oh ! the glories of the sunshine,
Oh ! the beauties of the wild,
But the greatest of God's wonders
Is a loving little child."

HALL WILMA
ROCKWELL WILMA - Mrs. Wesley (Wilma) - 73, died in the home of her daughter, Mrs. Gordon Bennett, Dundee, NY, Thursday night, Sept 11, 1947 after a long illness. She was born in Burlington, marrying Wesley Rockwell, November 6, 1895. For the next 42 years, they made their home in Farmers Valley near Troy. Since 1942, she had made her home with her children at Dundee and Horseheads. She was a member of the Troy Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, who also is making his home with Mrs. Gordon Bennett of Dundee; the daughter, Mrs. Bennett and one son, Russell Rockwell, Horseheads and six grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Frank Cole, Herricksville and several nieces and nephews. After a prayer services in the Sargent Funeral Home in Dundee the body was taken to Troy for funeral services in the Soper Funeral Home. Rev. Howard Horton pastor of Himrod Baptist Church officiating with burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Troy.

KEITH THOMAS HARTNETT, 30, of 72 Fairgreen Dr., North Tonawanda, NY formerly of Towanda died Sunday morning March 25, 1990 at the Millard Fillmore Suburban hospital in Tonawanda, NY following a motor vehicle accident. Born Feb. 3, 1960 in Trenton, NJ, he was a son of Victor Leo and Helen A. Hobson Hartnett. Keith attended the Wyalusing and Towanda Schools, graduating from Towanda High School with the Class of 1978. He was employed for a short time by Masonite Corporation in Wysox, attended college in Philadelphia and later served for four years as an executive chef for the Clipper Cruise Lines of St. Louis, Mo. At the time of his death he was employed as a sou chef at the Ramanda Inn in North Tonawanda, NY. He is survived by his mother and step-father, Helen A. and Doyle Lingle of Powell (Monroeton RD 1), his father and step-mother, Victor Leo and Jane Hartnet of West Virginia, a sister and brother-in-law, Vickie and robert Dines of Tonawanda, NY; step-sister, Carol Papalia of Williamsport, two nieces, Michelle and Karen Congdon of Tonawanda; a nephew, Mark Steven Hartnett Jr. of Oak Ridge, NJ; several aunts, uncles and cousins all of New Jersey. He was predeceased by two brothers; Mark Steven Hartnett on Dec. 10, 1973 and V. Dou Hartnett on June 14, 1987. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda. A funeral service will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Emmalou Kirchmeier, pastor of the Powell United Methodist Church officiating. Interment will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Towanda. –Towanda Daily Review

HAVENS - CORNELL, LULA M., (SRGP 80734)    Lula M. Cornell, 90, of the Bradford County Manor and formerly of Troy, PA, died July 28, 1987 at the Troy Community Hospital.  She was born June 3, 1897 in Troy, the daughter of Walter and Lillian Morley Havens.  Mrs. Cornell was a member of the Troy Baptist Church and a seamstress in Troy for many years.  She was a member of the Troy Ladies Aid.  She was formerly employed with the Vickery Funeral Home in Troy.  Mrs. Cornell is survived by nephews, Edward Beardslee of Troy RD1, Donald Havens of Troy RD2 and Harry Havens of Troy RD2; several great-nephews and great-nieces; several great-great nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her husband Ira Cornell and her sister Nina Beardslee.  Funeral services were held July 31 at the Vickery Funeral Home in Troy with Rev. Garry Zuber officiating and burial to be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Troy.  (TGR Aug. 6, 1987)

HAVENS –LULA M. CORNELL, 90 of the Bradford County Manor, formerly of Troy, Pa., died Tuesday, July 28, 1987 at the Troy Community Hospital.  She was born June 3, 1897 in Troy, the daughter of Walter and Lillian Morley Havens.  Mrs. Cornell was a member of the Troy Baptist Church and a seamstress in Troy of many years.  She was a member of the Troy Ladies Aid.  She was formerly employed with the Vickery Funeral Home, Troy.  Mrs. Cornell is survived by nephews, Edward Beardslee, of Troy RD 1, Donald Havens of Troy RD 2; Harry Havens of Troy RD 2; several great-nephews and great-nieces and several great-great-nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Ira Cornell and her sister, Nina Beardslee.  There will be no visitation.  The funeral service will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at the Vickery funeral Home, 110 W. Main St., Troy, with the Rev. Garry Zuber officiating.  Burial will be in Oak Hill cemetery, Troy.  –Towanda Daily Review

HEIB LeRoy D.
Age 85, of Gillett, PA died
on Sunday, May 23, 2010 at the Troy Community Hospital. He was the loving husband of Concetta (Maione) Heib. The couple married September 15, 1982 and had 27 happy years together. Family and friends are welcome to call from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 on Wednesday, May 26, 2010 and again on Thursday May 27th at the Gerald W. Vickery, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc. 110 West Main St. Troy, PA. The funeral service to honor Roy's life will be held at 10:00 AM on Friday, May 28, 2010 at the funeral home with Rev. Alan Goss of the Gillett Baptist Church officiating. Burial will follow the service in Oak Hill Cemetery with Military Honors given by the Troy Veterans Honor Guard. – Elmira Star Gazette, May 25, 2010

HEIB - Elmiran Killed in Jersey Crash - Newark - Leroy HEIB, 42, of 451 Cypress St., Elmira, was killed and five Jersey City residents were injured; two seriously, early today in a triple crash involving a freight truck, a passenger sedan and a trailer-truck carrying a load of steel girders. The injured were all passengers in the sedan. Mr. Heib was employed by the Liberty Freight Forwarding Com. which has its headquarters in Philadelphia. He formerly was employed by a local trucking concern and also operated his own trucking service. Until recently Mr. Heib and his family resided at 557 Thompson St.

HERDA –BERTHA E. HERDA WARD, 92, Troy died September 13, 1996 at home.  She was born Feb. 12, 1904 in Milan, PA the daughter of the late Theodore and Stella Grose Herda.  Mrs. Ward was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Troy, the Troy Senior Citizens and Troy Area Ambulance Association.  Surviving are: daughters and sons-in-law, Janet and Carl Terry, Canton RR 1, Dorothy Driesbaugh, Troy RR 3; sons and daughters-in-law, Clifford and Audrey Ward, Troy RR 1, Paul Richard and Phyllis Ward, Troy RR 2; 17 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; sister, Dorothy Waldron, Troy; several nieces, nephews and cousins.  She was preceded in death by a daughter, Betty Carlson, a sister, Ceceile Rockwell, a great-grandson, James Flanagan and a son-in-law, Donald Driesbaugh.  The funeral was held from the Vickery Funeral home, Troy, Sept. 16 with the Rev. James R. Speelman officiating.  Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery, Towanda.  Memorials may be directed to a charity of one’s choice in Mrs. Ward’s memory.  –Canton Independent Sentinel

 Dr. Almerin HERRICK came to Troy from New York state, 1817. After years of discouragement he built up a fine practice, and was one of the town's most enterprising and worthful citizens. He had been a soldier, War of 1812, and was the first postmaster of the village. He died, 1843 at Troy, survived by his wife Eleanor and children, Delos F., Fidelia M. (Mrs. Allen E. Thomas), DeWitt C., Helen, Lauranth, Juliet and Charles P.

LaVERNE J. HIGH
LaVerne J. High, 55, Troy, PA died Wednesday, June 5, 1996 at Troy Community Hospital. He was born August 12, 1940 in Grover, the son of Charles and Julia Boyce High. Mr. High was a member of the Grover Church of Christ. He was employed with Troy Borough for 32 years. He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Pamela DePew High; son and daughter-in-law, Darwin and Patty High of Troy; grandchildren, Rachael and Rebecca; brother, Gerald High of Grover; brothers and sisters-in-law, Russell and Gladys High of Ogdensburg, PA, LaWayne and Kathleen High of Wellsburg, NY; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Dawn and Leon Rathbun of Troy, Gayle and Bob Bradford of Mainesburg, PA, Wendy Green of Troy, Jack DePew of Troy, Jerry DePew of Troy; mother and father-in-law, Gertrude and John DePew of Troy; several nieces and nephews. Private funeral services were held at the Vickery Funeral Home in Troy on June 7 with the Rev. George Durie officiating and burial to be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Troy. Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society, 413 S. Main St., Athens, PA 18810. (TGR Thursday, June 13, 1996)

HOGABOOM, Charles Edward, late of 807 Laurel St. The funeral was held at 2:30 p. m. today at the family home. The Rev. I. J. SHAFER officiated. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery, Troy, Pa. Elmira Star-Gazette. March 31, 1934. Sharron Vossoughi MOdesto, CA <Rsvossoughi@worldnet.att.net>

HULSLANDER –MRS. FLORENCE VANDIVER, 77, of Troy, Thursday, April 13, 1961.  Survived by daughters, Mrs. Henry Mitchell and Mrs. Roberta Crandall of Troy, Mrs. Robert Page of Syracuse; son, Marion of Hong Kong; sister, Mrs. M. Eugene Lane of Auburndale, Fla.; brother, Alfred Hulslander of Burlington, Pa.; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.  Body at Vickery Funeral Home, Troy.  Funeral there Sunday at 2 p.m. the Rev. Herbert Punchard.  Oak Hill Cemetery, Troy.  –Elmira Advertiser 4/14/1961

WINFIELD SCOTT HULSLANDER (SRGP 04108)
Winfield Scott Hulslander, prominent Bradford County attorney, died Wednesday, July 17, at 5 p. m. at his home on Elmira Street, Troy.   Mr. Hulslander was born November 26, 1853.  He graduated from the Mansfield State Normal School in the class of1875 and taught in the normal school from 1877 to 1886.  He also taught in the Mansfield Orphan School.  Mr. Hulslander came from a family of musicians and was himself a musician.  One of his compositions, "Brave Old Mansfield" was dedicated to Dr. William R. Straughn, President of the Mansfield State Teachers College.  The words were written by W. C. Barthol, a member of the faculty from 1877 to 1881.    Mr. Hulslander was admitted to the bar in Lackawanna and practiced law in Scranton for some time before going to Troy.  There he was odmitted (1) to the bar, became a Justice of the Peace and practiced law for several years until failing health prevented.  The funeral was held Friday at 2 p. m. at the home, the Rev. Montague White, pastor of the Troy Presbyterian church, officiating.  Burial was in Oak Hill cemetery.   Mr. Hulslander is survived by two sisters, Mrs. George Robbins of Mainesburg and Mrs. Emma Colegrove of Mansfield, and several nephews and nieces.  (1)  Newspaper mispelling. (Transcriber note:  No newspaper name or date.)

 

HURLBURT Norman

(Local)  Norman Hurlburt, a longtime resident of Troy who was stricken with paralysis May 2d, died at 11 o’clock Wednesday night, at his home in Willow Street, aged 73 years.  His widow survives and three children by a former marriage – Mrs. Angie Elliott, Mrs. R. W. Joralemon and John Hurlburt.  The funeral will be held at the M.E. Church at 2 Saturday afternoon.  TGR 1916     Oak Hill Troy

 

In this way we desire to thank our friends and neighbors who assisted us during the illness and after the death of our husband and father.  Mrs. Norman Hurlburt, John Hurlburt and family.    TGR 1916

 

MARY JACKSON HAVENS- Mrs. Fred Havens, a life-long resident of Wetona with the exception of a few recent years, died very suddenly Sept. 27. Mary Jackson Havens was an ideal wife and mother and has been sadly missed in this community since leaving for her home near Troy. We sincerely regret the passing of a woman of the sterling qualities possessed by our departed sister, and we extend our sympathy to the bereaved family. TGR 1922

Local News) Mrs. Fred Havens died suddenly Wednesday morning at her home on Wednesday morning at her home on the Sylvania road following a stroke of apoplexy. She had not been in good health for a long time but was about the house as usual on Tuesday. She was 47 years old and is survived by her husband and three sons, Oakley, who is attending State College and Emerson and Morris at home. One sister, Mrs. Sarah Bennett, of Troy, also survives. The funeral will be held tomorrow (Friday) at 10 o’clock at the home. The Rev. A. G. Cameron of Sylvania will officiate and interment will be in Oak Hill cemetery. TGR 1922

 

JACOBY –EDITH J. FULDA, 88, formerly of Ellis Hill, Asylum Township, Pa., passed away Sunday, July 13, 2014 at the Skilled Nursing Unit of Memorial Hospital, Towanda, Pa. Edith was born at home in Towanda, Pa., on Dec. 3, 1925, a daughter of Ralph B. and Mabel E. Robinson Jacoby. She graduated with the Commercial Course of Study from Towanda High School on June 3, 1943. Following graduation, Edith became employed by the Pennsylvania Electric Company as a stenographer. She was named clerk in 1946, intermediate senior clerk in 1948 and confidential secretary in 1974 remaining in that position until her retirement in 1982 with 39 years of service. Edith was united in marriage to Fred W. Fulda on Oct. 30, 1971 at the First Presbyterian Church in Owego, N.Y. The couple enjoyed fishing and boating at their residence at Keuka Lake during the warm months. They spent their winter months in the Bradenton, Fla. area. Edith was an active member of the French Asylum United Methodist Church, a 60-year member of the Rebekah Lodge and was a member of the Penelec Retirees Club. Edith will always be remembered for her love of schnauzer dogs. She is survived by several nieces and nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and many good friends and neighbors who she was thankful for having them in her life. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Fred on December 17, 1992; and her brother, Howard S. Jacoby. The funeral and committal service will be held Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at noon at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda, Pa., with Rev. James Hollister officiating. Interment will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery, Towanda, Pa. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 10 a.m. to noon at the funeral home. Wysox Rebekah Lodge No. 443 will hold a service of remembrance Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Contributions may be directed to the French Asylum United Methodist Church in care of Jack Kilmer, 7048 Liberty Corners Road, Towanda, PA, the Bradford County Humane Society, P.O. Box 179, Ulster, PA or to a charity or organization of one's choice in Edith's memory. –Towanda Daily Review 7/14/2014

 

JENKINS Lula Mae (Toddy) Chrzan

88, of Troy, Pa. died June 14, 2012 at Troy Hospital. She was born Aug. 5, 1923, in Grover, Pa., a daughter of Evan and Lula Bastian Jenkins.  Toddy helped run the family farm and cherished the time spent with her family.   She is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law Richard and Pat of Mansfield, Pa., Peter and Cheryl, Frank and Sheree all of Troy, Pa.; a daughter and son-in-law Luann and Stanley Kosloski of Troy; a daughter-in-law Joyce Chrzan of Troy, Pa.; a brother Van Jenkins in Delaware; a sister Carol Kipp of Grover, 12 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.  She was predeceased by her husband Raymond in 2006; a daughter Della Maw Chrzan; two grandchildren Mike and Cindy Chrzan and siblings, Harry and Chuck Jenkins, Sarah Ayres and Bell Wooster.  In keeping with Lula Mae's wishes, funeral services will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her memory may be made to the Grover Church of Christ, P.O. Box 139, Grover, Pa. 17735.  Towanda Daily Review – June 16, 2012

 

STUART C. JENKINS, age 92, died Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at The Green Home, Wellsboro, PA. Stuart was born April 24, 1922 in Rutland Twp., Tioga County, PA, a son of Earl and Hattie (Brown) Jenkins. He was the widow of Lorraine (Rought) Jenkins. Stuart worked as a heavy equipment operator for Armco from 1963 to 1977. He had owned and operated a sawmill. Stuart was a member of the Roseville United Methodist Church, enjoyed playing baseball when he was younger, gardening, mowing the lawn on his Ferguson tractor, cutting wood, and watching baseball. Stuart is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Pam Jenkins of Mansfield, PA; a sister and brother-in-law, Roberta and John Eck of Montoursville, PA; 3 grandchildren, Corey (Jenna) Jenkins, Steven (Janet) Smith, William R. (Heather) Smith; 6 great-grandchildren, Paige Jenkins, Evan Smith, Emma Smith, William Smith, Skye Jenkins, Anna Jane Smith; a sister-in-law, Janet Jenkins of Roseville, PA; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Lorraine; 2 brothers, Lester "Big Daddy" Jenkins, and Lewis Jenkins; a grandson, Cody Jenkins. Family and friends are invited to call on Saturday, July 5, 2014 from 1:00 to 3:00 P.M. at Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA. Funeral services will follow at 3:00 P.M. at the funeral chapel with Pastor Joe Alkire officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Troy, PA. –Elmira Star-Gazette 7/3/2014

 

JENNER - Frederick A. Jenner - a life long and highly respected resident of Troy and vicinity, died on Saturday, December 3rd at his home in Elmira Street. He was born in Troy Township, April 6, 1860. In November of his 21st year he was united in marriage with Helen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ambrose Murray. Mr. Jenner had throughout his life been active in mechanical work, most of the time in connection with Messrs. Compton & Lilley. He was a chicken fancier, and spent much of his leisure in the production of fancy poultry, in which he was very successful. During the pastorate of the Rev. Thomas A Hughes he united with the First Baptist church of this place. There survive his wife and two sons, Harry, who is employed at Watkins, NY and Frank, who began graduate work in Princeton University this fall. Besides his immediate family he leaves a brother, Martin, and a sister, Mr. s Joseph Bailey, both living in Elmira. The Rev. E P Morse conducted the service at his home on Elmira Street Dec 5th. Interment was in Oak Hill Cemetery-Troy.

JEWELL ROSA ELIZABETH
GERNERT Rosa J-aged 85, died Sunday evening, Dec 5, 1948 in the home of her daughter, Mrs. Anna Murray, Columbia Cross Roads. She was a lifelong resident, always interested in church and civic affairs in the pleasant little village. She was a member of the Columbia Cross Roads Community church.  Mrs. Gernert is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Anna Murray and Mrs. Frank Murray, Columbia Cross Rds; one son, S German Gernert, Taylor, Texas. The funeral was held from the home of Mrs. Anna Murray Wednesday. Rev. Fenton Bennett officiating with burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Troy.  Rosa Elizabeth Jewell b. 20 Mar 1863 (1863 inscribed on marker but perhaps b. 1861) m. 7     Sept 1882 (Bradford Argus, Towanda, Pennsylvania, September 14, 1882) William A. Gernert     of Columbia Cross Roads, Columbia Township, Bradford County, b. 15 Apr 1861. William d. 8     Oct 1920 (ts) and Rosa d. 5 Dec 1948 (ts) Oak Hill Cemetery, Troy.

JONES - D. Allen Jones, who died Jan. 15th last, was a respected and valued citizen of East Troy. He was approachable and a friend to all. Born Nov. 28, 1886, at East Troy, he spent a large part of his life here. After finishing at the public school he worked for a number of years at the carpenter trade, then for about two years for the Elmira Arms Co., in Elmira, when, due to his father’s sickness and death, he came back to East Troy to help in keeping the home together . He was wholly unselfish and thought more of others than of himself. Four sisters and six brothers survive—Mrs. Elisha Foster, Louisa, and Frances of East Troy, Lena of Silver Bay, N.Y.; Judson of Canton, Harold of Troy; Grant and Marion of Ann Arbor, Mich., and Willard and Robert at home.   tgr 1922

East Troy News) Allen Jones, a highly respected citizen of this place, died Sunday evening at 8:30 at the Blossburg hospital, where he had been the past five weeks for treatment. The body will be brought to this place and the funeral will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the Methodist Church.

JONES Grant
On February 21, 1916, another of our most estimable citizens was claimed by death.  Grant M. Jones, who was born April 17, 1862, the son of Moreau and Lydia Jones, passed from the earthly life at his late home.  Mr. Jones was born her in East Troy at the old Jones homestead, and lived practically his entire life in this community.  When a young man he was married to Una Joralemon, and shortly after that settled in the business of selling meat, having a market at East Troy and delivering by wagon in the village of Troy where he became well known and greatly respected.  A little more than eleven years ago his wife and helpmeet died leaving him with a family of twelve children.  And it may be said with the greatest truth, that he gave the full measure of devotion to the home and family thus left to his charge.  And never with greater success did a father undertake the responsibility of meeting all the needs of a home.  His greatest thought was the welfare of his boys and girls and to maintain a home for them where any and all might be welcome.  Even during the past three or four years while his own health was gradually failing his greatest concern was not for himself but for others. In August, 1915, one daughter, Sarah was claimed by death being a victim of the white plague; the sons and daughters remaining are; Judson of Grover; Harold of Troy; Mrs. Elisha Forster of East Troy; and the following at home (which is to be maintained)  Lena, Allan, Frances, Willard, Louisa, Grant, Marion and Robert whose home is with Mrs. Calkins.  A brother and sister in this place John R. Jones and Mrs. John Rathbun, and a sister, Mrs. V. K. Jones of Morris, Pa. There are many others as well as the above members of his family who will feel keenly the loss of a friend. TGR 1916

Grant Jones, a well known, life-long resident of East Troy, whose health had been steadily failing for four years, was released from earthly bondage and suffering at his home at 11:30 Monday morning.  Mr. Jones was born April 17, 1862, and was therefore approaching his 54th birthday.  He was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Monroe Jones and a brother of John R. Jones and Mrs. John Rathbun of East Troy, and Mrs. V. K. Jones of Morris Run.  His Wife died several years ago.  He leaves eleven children – Judson of Grover; Mrs. Elisha Foster, Allan and Lena of East Troy; Harold of Troy; and Frances, Willard, Louisa, Grant, Marion and Robert of East Troy.  The funeral was held at the M.E. Church in East Troy at 2 Wednesday afternoon and interment was in Oak Hill Cemetery this boro. TGR 1916

JONES Sarah Louise Jones
Fell asleep in the blessed hope of immortality at the family home in East Troy, Pa., Wednesday morning, August 18th, 1915.  Sarah Louise, daughter of Grant M. and Una Jones aged 23 years, 1 month and 11 days.  For two years she had suffered from tuberculosis. In June 9, 1914, she went to Mount Alto, Pa., but the hoped for relief was not realized and in October last she returned to East Troy where relatives and friends vied with one another in loving ministrations.  Flowers daily brightened the sick room and dainty morsels from numberless homes tempted the palate of the sufferer.  While all knew that the end was near the passing of her young and beautiful life cast a shadow over the entire community. Funeral services were held at the M. E. Church Saturday afternoon, August 21st, her pastor, the Rev. R. E. Brague, officiating.  The very large attendance and wealth of beautiful flowers told of universal respect for the departed and sympathy for the surviving father, four sisters and seven brothers.  Interment was in Oak Hill Cemetery, Troy, by the side of her mother who died
eleven years ago.  TGR 1915

JORALEMON Una
East Troy News) Mrs. Una Joralemon Jones was born in Asylum township November 26, 1861, and died November 12, 1861, and died November 12, 1904, at her home in East Troy. She was the only daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. P. M. Joralemon. While we all knew that Mrs. Jones was not at all well, but considered her on the gain, and when the news of her demise came, it was a great shock, as she has resided here ever since she was married in 1881. We all knew her, and knew that she was a consistent christian woman, and one who was always ready to lend a helping hand to the afflicted and needy, a member of the Methodist church for many years and an ideal mother. She was a member of the W.C.T.U. of this place, and very anxious that this work should prosper and much good be done. She was also treasurer of the union. Her funeral was held on Tuesday, November 15, with a prayer service at the home, and further service at the church. Rev. W. H. S. Loller officiated. He was assisted by the Rev. L. A. Roberts. Mrs. Jones is survived by her devoted husband, Grant Jones, and twelve children, Judson, Lydia, Allen, Lena, Sarah, Harold, Frances, Louise, Willard, Grant, Jr., Marion and the little babe only three weeks old, also three devoted brothers, John Joralemon of Wayne, N.Y., Luther, who is a member of the regular army and stationed at Sacketts Harbor, and Will of Elmira. Mrs. Sarah Jones of Morris, Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Miller, Mrs. Frank Miller and Mr. and Mrs. Mert Landon of Alba were here to attend the funeral. TGR 1904

HOWARD M. JUDSON, 80, of Towanda RD 2 Durell died Sunday January 4, 1987 at Memorial Hospital, Towanda. He was born June 21, 1906 in Oxford, NY, the son of the late William and Alice Judson. On March 20, 1930, he married the former Dorothy L. May in Rome, PA. In early years, he was employed by the Lehigh Valley Railroad in Sayre and later worked as a chef at the David Wilmot Hotel, Towanda Motel, Millstone Inn and Burlington Hotel until his retirement due to failing health. Surviving are his wife Dorothy at home; four children, Mrs. Sevellon (Margaret M.) God, Standing Stone, Clifford M. Judson of Liberty Corners; Mrs. Vernon (Barbara L.) Rolson of Durell; Kathy M. Judson at home; brother, Clifford Gibbons of Milton, PA; eight grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Sheila Maddox on September 2, 1985. Funeral and committal services will be held on Wednesday at 1 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 at the Oak Hill Cemetery, Towanda. Interment will be at the Oak Hill Cemetery, Towanda. The family will receive friends this evening from 7 to 9 at the funeral home. The family requests that memorials in Mr. Judson’s memory be made to Memorial Hospital. –Towanda Daily Review

 Earl W. KENNEDY who for more than a quarter of a century resided on the Long farm, near this boro, died last Wednesday at his home in Columbia X Roads. Mr. Kennedy was 78 years old June 29, 1859, he married Mary A. Smith, who survives with their only child, Ada (Mrs. Cowl). Other kindred living are three grandsons, three brothers-Hallock of Rutland and Charles and William Kennedy of Troy, and one sister Mrs. Emmeline Smith of Elmira. Mr. Kennedy was a man of sterling character, a kind neighbor and a loving husband and father. The funeral was held on Friday, the Rev. G. A. Baldwin of Troy, officiating. The interment was in Oak Hill Cemetery. TGR 1914

KENNEDY , Martha [SRGP 30283] Robinson, Mrs. J C (Kennedy) - Troy, April 1(1918)- died on Thursday evening after an illness of eleven weeks, aged 77 years, and the funeral was held from her late home on Sunday afternoon. The services were conducted by her pastor, the Rev. E J Moss of the Baptist Church. Burial at Oakhill-Troy. She was the daughter of the late Hosea Kennedy of Springfield, Pa and was married to Major J C Robinson in 1858. Residing in Troy the past 13 years, she has endeared herself to a large circle of friends. The decedent is survived by her husband and five daughters- Mrs. Merton Baldwin, Mrs. Woodford May, Mrs. M A Davies, Mrs. H J Pierce and Mrs. B B Mitchell.

KENNEDY - William Wilson Kennedy -(1912)- who passed from this earth on the tenth of June, was born in Springfield, Pa., Sept 28, 1849.  He was the youngest child of Hosea and Letitia Wilson Kennedy and was one of a family of twelve children, seven of whom survive him. His entire life was spent at Wilismore Place, where he was born. Dec 17, 1879, he was married to Flora Hazen Watkins, to whom were born four children, Max, Roy, Daisy and Maude (Mrs. Robert Halpin of Montclair, NJ). Max was summoned from California about four weeks before his father’s death.  Mr. Kennedy was a man of genial nature and very devoted to his friends. His home was always “open house” to all.  He was very highly respected and held a large place in the estimation of the community. He had been in poor health for the last few years, and as time went forward his sufferings increased until death released the weary spirit. He was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church of Leona, having united with it about 25 years ago under the pastoral care of Rev. C D Smith, who officiated at the funeral service, speaking from John 20:19. He was assisted by Rev. Mr. Sanford of Leona, who offered prayer and paid a beautiful tribute to the deceased. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery in Troy.

In Memoriam.
William Wilson Kennedy, who passed from this earth on the tenth of June, was born in Springfield, Pa., Sept. 28, 1849.  He was the youngest child of Hosea and Letitia Wilson Kennedy, and was one of a family of twelve children, seven of whom survive him.  His entire life was spent at Willsmore Place, where he was born.  Dec. 17, 1879, he was married to Flora Hazen Watkins, to whom were born four children, Max, Roy, Daisy and Maude (Mrs. Robert Halpin of Montclair, N. J.)  Max was summoned from California about four weeks before his father’s death.  Mr. Kennedy was a man of genial nature and very devoted to his friends.  His home was always “open House” to all.  He was very highly respected and held a large place in the estimation of the community.  His life in his home was most tender and affectionate and every service he could render his loved ones was most gladly given.  He was happy with his friends and his family circle was to him a supreme object of devotion and delight.  One friend said of him, “he always thought of everyone else and forgot himself.”  He had been in poor health for the last few years and as time went forward his sufferings increased until death released the weary spirit.  He was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church of Leona, having united with it about 25 years ago under the pastoral care of Rev. C. D. Smith, who officiated at the funeral service, speaking from St. John, 20:19.  He was assisted by Rev. Mr. Sanford of Leona, who offered prayer and also paid a beautiful tribute to the deceased.  The services were very largely attended.  Two musical selections were beautifully rendered “Abide With Me,: by Mrs. Griffith and Miss Doane of Leona, and a solo, “Sometime We’ll Understand,” by Mrs. Wilbur Hooker, of China.  Burial was in the beautiful Oak Hill cemetery at Troy. TGR 1912

KENT, Clara L.  -  Mrs. William Bohlayer Canton, Pa., March 25. – Mrs. William Bohlayer, a well known young woman of Canton, died at her home east of Canton at an early hour Friday morning following a ten days’ illness following the birth of a baby boy a short time ago.  The decedent was thirty-eight years of age and devoted member of the Presbyterian Church of Canton, loved by her friends throughout the community.  She delighted in her home with her husband and family of children and where her genial presence and ministrations will be sadly missed.  The family came to Canton a few years ago from Troy, Pa., and her husband purchased the John A. Innes farm east of Canton, one of the finest farms in the valley.  Besides her husband there survives six children.  The funeral services will he held from the late home on Sunday afternoon. [According to the Feb 21, 1913 TGR, a son was born to Mr. and Mrs. William Bohlayer on the Feb. 16, 1913 – DFS] died Masrch 22, 1922

KENYON -  Miss E Jeanette Kenyon - youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D S Kenyon, died at their home in Troy at 9 o’clock last Sunday morning, aged 33 years. She was a general favorite and the announcement of her death though not unexpected, carried sadness to many hearts. She had been a great sufferer for months. She was a communicant of St Paul’s church, a valued member of the choir and an earnest, faithful worker in the Guild. Besides her parents she leaves three sisters-Mrs. R H Davies of Pittsville, Wis; Mrs. F L Ballard f Troy and Mrs. O J Taylor of Chicago. The funeral was largely attended at the home Tuesday afternoon, the Rev. Royal K Tucker officiating. Interment was in Oak Hill Cemetery-Troy.

KATHLEEN KENYON TAYLOR
Died in St. Joseph Hospital, Elmira, at seven last evening, Wednesday, April 10th, following an operation of last Thursday for appendicitis. For several months, she has been the guest of her sister, Mrs. Esther K. Davies, Elmira, but had expected soon to return to her home in Chicago. She was the third daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. D. S. Kenyon and was born in Troy. In Chicago, she was a member of the O.E.S. and the Episcopal Church. The funeral will be held tomorrow, Friday, at 11 o’clock a.m. from the home of her sister, Mrs. F. L. Ballard. Rev. George A. Warburton will officiate and burial will be in the family plot in Oak Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Taylor is survived by one daughter Mrs. Thomas L. Richards, Los Angeles, Cal., one grandson William Oliver Ide, Elmira and the two sisters Mrs. Davies and Mrs. Ballard. (handwritten on article 1937)

 

KING Mary A. (King) Morris

89, of Farmers Valley, Pa., died on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012 at the Bradford County Manor. She was the loving wife of the late Walter Allen Morris who died on May 1, 1978. The couple married in 1955 and had 23 happy years together. Family and friends are welcome to call from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 28, 2012 at the Gerald W. Vickery, Jr. Funeral Home Inc., 1093 W. Main St., Troy, Pa., and again from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012 at the First Presbyterian Church of Troy, 1030 W. Main St. Troy, Pa. The funeral service to honor Mary's life will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29 at the church with Pastor William Bardo officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery.  Mary was born on April 17, 1923 in New York, N.Y., daughter of the late P.S. and Cynthia (Dickinson) King. She was a Troy High School graduate, Class of 1941, and attended Cedar Crest College. She worked for the family business, P.S. King's Hardware Store in Troy and later at Canfords in Canton. She was a life member of the Troy VFW Ladies Auxiliary, the Troy Community Hospital Auxiliary and the 23'ers Club. Mary enjoyed genealogy, cross word puzzles and spending time with her family. She was a selfless person who always put her family and others before herself.  Mary is survived by her children Mary Anne (Ed) Gallew of Arizona, John (Dee) Cole Jr. of Towanda, Pa., Nancy (Ron) Conklin of Millerton, Pa., P.J. (Nettie) Cole of Woodland, N.C., and Allene Watson of Farmers Valley, Pa.; 12 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and her feline companion Lucky.  Mary was preceded in death by her parents, her first husband John Cole, her second husband Walter Morris, her daughter Cynthia Morris, her son-in-law Walter Watson and great-grandchildren Bayli and Evan Gallew.  Memorial contributions may be made in Mary's memory to the First Presbyterian Church of Troy, 1030 West Main Street Troy, PA 16947.  Towanda Daily Review – September 22, 2012

 

KINYON - Nancy E. Kinyon -died 4 years and 2 months.

 

KINYON -  Stephen Wilber Kinyon - (1920) who had so many warm friends everywhere, died last Saturday afternoon at his home. He was about until quite recently, but had been failing for a number of years. Mr. Kinyon was the only son of Joab and Margaret Kinyon, He was born on Kinyon Hill overlooking his late home on Jan 10, 1858, and but for about three years in the state of Kansas, spent his entire life in this locality. His early education was in the Troy public school and the Eastman business college at Poughkeepsie, NY. He was married to Miss Eva Wilson thirty-five years ago. Two daughters were born to them, Mary Louise and Nancy, both of whom died in young childhood. Besides his wife and a foster son, Burt Kinyon of Elmira, he is survived by four sisters—Miss Minnie Kinyon of Oswego, NY; Mrs. James Mahood, Mrs. S Burton Pomeroy of Troy; and Mrs. Frank Burley of Burlington. The funeral at the home at 2 Monday afternoon was very largely attended. The Rev N Johnstone of the First Baptist Church officiated; Interment was in Oak Hill Cemetery-Troy.

KITTLE - BURNHAM Millicent L. (Kittle) Age 98, (SRGP 80311) of Troy, died Tuesday at the Bradford County Manor. She was born February 14, 1907 in Granville Township, the daughter of the late George W. and Ruby (Phillips) Kittle. She was a 1925 graduate of Troy High School. She was married to J. Wallace Burnham, who died in 1973. Millicent was a member of both the Troy Methodist Church and the Olde Covert Church. She was also a member of the Eastern Star. Millicent enjoyed sewing, quilting and knitting. Surviving her are a son, John "Jack" W. of Troy; five grandchildren, Brenda and Jeff Brewer, Linda Burnham, Laurie and Jeff Castle, David and Lauri Young, and Carole Hobday; 11 great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; three sisters, Fannie Ingerick of McPherson, Kansas, Jean Kennedy of Canton, and Doris McClure of Wellsboro; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Claire Young; a brother, Ward Kittle; a sister, Marjorie Rumsey; and a daughter-in-law, Frances Burnham. Services will be held Friday at 1 p.m.from the Gerald Vickery Funeral Home, Inc., 110 W. Main St., Troy. The Rev. Ken Marple, pastor of the Olde Covert Church, will officiate. Eastern Star services will be held at 11 a.m. Family and friends may call from 11 a.m. until time of service. Interment will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery, Troy. Memorial contributions can be made to either the Troy Methodist Church, Redington Ave., Troy, or the Olde Covert Church, RD 1 Box 368, Troy.

KYMER - Local News)  The remains of the Rev. Milton Shepard Kymer, a former pastor of the East Troy Methodist church whose early life was spent in Wells, were brought from Mt. Jewett, Pa., on Monday for interment in Oak Hill cemetery.  Mr. Kymer had retired from active ministry.  He was 74 years old.  Two sons survive, G. B. and Floyd Kymer. TGR 1912
 

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