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ARNOLD FREDERICK PERRY JR. PHD
Daily Review on 11/17/2007.
Frederick Perry Arnold Jr., PhD, 40, of Vestal, N.Y., formerly of Powell, Pa.; died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2007 at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, N.Y. Born Jan. 16, 1967 in North Towanda, Pa., he was the son of Frederick Perry Arnold Sr. and Helen Ann Brown Arnold. Frederick was a graduate of Towanda High School, Class of 1985. He received his Bachelor of Science, from Drew University, Madison, N.J., and his Doctorate from the University of Delaware. Frederick served as a staff scientist at the University of Chicago, and Director of Scientific Computing at Northwestern University, Chicago. For the past three years he served as an Assistant Professor in the Chemistry Department at the State University of New York, Binghamton. He married the former Heidi Webb at the Arnold family farm in Powell, Pa. Frederick was a member of the American Chemical Society. He enjoyed the outdoors, landscape photography, hiking, camping and gardening. Surviving are: His wife, Heidi W. Arnold , at home. His parents, Frederick Perry Arnold Sr. and Helen Arnold of Monroeton, and Powell, Pa. His brother, Dr. Brian Arnold and his wife, Dr. Sarah Gottschalk of RR#5 Towanda, Pa.; his paternal grandmother, Carrie Arnold of Powell, Pa.; his uncles, Ronald Arnold and his wife, Barbara of Powell, Pa.; Jack Arnold and his wife, Karen of Tucson, Ariz.; Edward Arnold of Endwell, N.Y.; his aunt, Dr. Frances Anderson and her husband, Harold of Harpursville, N.Y.; several cousins. His cats, Zippo and George. He was preceded in death by his infant sister, Linda Frances Arnold in 1964, His maternal grandparents, C.K. Brown in 1986 and Frances Brown in 1988 and his paternal grandfather, Gerald Arnold in 1986. A private funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours. Interment will be in the Powell Cemetery, Powell, Pa. Arrangements are under the direction of the Maryott Bowen Funeral Home, Towanda, PA In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial contributions may be directed to the Monroeton Public Library, P.O. Box 145, Monroeton, PA 18832 or to an animal shelter of one's choice in Frederick Perry Arnold Jr.'s memory. Submitted by Carol Hoose Brotzman
Daily Review November 23, 2007
Frederick Perry Arnold Jr., PhD, 40, of Vestal, N.Y., formerly of Powell, Pa., died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2007, at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, N.Y. Born Jan. 16, 1967, in North Towanda, Pa., he was the son of Frederick Perry Arnold Sr. and Helen Ann Brown Arnold. Frederick was a graduate of Towanda High School Class of 1985 and was a member of the its National Honor Society. While in high school, Frederick participated in band and chorus, and was chosen to participate in the District Band and District Chorus and Regional Band and Regional Chorus. In the summer before his senior year in high school, Frederick participated in the Governor's School of Science held at Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh. He received his bachelor of science from Drew University in Madison, N.J., and where he lettered in fencing. He received his doctorate from the University of Delaware. Frederick served as a staff scientist at the University of Chicago, and director of Scientific Computing at Northwestern University, in Chicago. For the past three years, he served as an assistant professor in the chemistry department at the State University of New York, Binghamton. He married the former Heidi Webb at the Arnold family farm in Powell, Pa. Frederick was a member of the American Chemical Society. He enjoyed landscape photography, hiking, camping and gardening. Surviving are: his wife, Heidi W. Arnold, at home.; his parents, Frederick Perry Arnold Sr. and Helen Arnold of Monroeton, and Powell, Pa.; his brother, Dr. Brian Arnold and his wife, Dr. Sarah Gottschalk of RR 5 Towanda, Pa.; his paternal grandmother, Carrie Arnold of Powell, Pa.; his uncles, Ronald Arnold and his wife, Barbara of Powell, Pa.; Jack Arnold and his wife, Karen of Tucson, Ariz.; Edward Arnold of Endwell, N.Y.; his aunt, Dr. Frances Anderson and her husband, Harold of Harpursville, N.Y.; several cousins; his cats, Zippo and George. He was preceded in death by his infant sister, Linda Frances Arnold in 1964, his maternal grandparents, C. K. Brown in 1986 and Frances Brown in 1988 and his paternal grandfather, Gerald Arnold in 1986. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2007, at the Powell United Methodist Church, Powell, Pa., with the Rev. Sandy Brant, pastor, officiating. Interment will be private in the Powell Cemetery, Powell, Pa. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial contributions may be directed to the Monroeton Public Library, PO Box 145, Monroeton, Pa. 18832 or to the Powell United Methodist Church, in care of Todd Bacon RR 3 Box 277, Towanda, PA 18848 to an animal shelter of one's own choice in Frederick Perry Arnold Jr.'s memory. Submitted by Carol Hoose Brotzman
ARNOLD Gerald S
Daily Review, Towanda, Pennsylvania - January 30, 1986
Gerald S. Arnold, 70, of Powell died Wednesday morning Jan. 29, 1986 at Memorial Hospital, Towanda.
Born July 12, 1915, in Towanda Township he was son of Robert and Zella Isbell Arnold. He was a graduate of Monroeton High School and on Oct 9, 1937 he married the former Carrie Brown. He was a well-known, successful farmer in the Powell area for over 50 years, and also was a noted writer for the Pennsylvania Crop Reporting Service, as well as the Pennsylvania Milk Reporting Service. Mr. Arnold was devoted to his family, home and farming and enjoyed the company of his family and friends who came to visit him. He served on the Towanda School Board for 23 years and was a committeeman for the Boy Scouts of America. He was a former member of the Monroe Hose Co. and the now-disbanded Greenwood Men's club. He loved the outdoors and hunting. Surviving are his wife Carrie; two sons and daughter-in-law, Frederick P. and Helen Arnold of Monroeton, Jack Gerald and Katherine Arnold of Hyde Park, NY; two sons Ronald R. Arnold of Powell and Edward Arnold of White Plains, NY; Two grandsons, Frederick P. Arnold Jr. of Drew University and Brian Arnold of Monroeton; a sister, Pauline Vischansky of Monroeton. He was preceded in death by a brother, Fay L. Arnold, 1965. Funeral services will be held Friday morning at 11 at Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda with the Rev. Michael Stine, pastor of the Powell United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Powell Cemetery, which is on the farm he loved. The family will receive friends one hour prior tot he service at the funeral home. Memorials may be directed to the Monroeton Public Library or to the Monroe Hose Company in Mr. Arnold's memory.Submitted by Carol Brotzman
BEERS –EMMA MAE SHULTS, 83, formerly of the Senior Citizens Building, Towanda; North Towanda; and Powell – died Sunday morning Jan 5, 1992, at Memorial Hospital, Towanda. Born Oct. 23, 1908, in Laquin, she was a daughter of Emerson and Edith Mae Ike Beers. She was employed by Berlinger Silk Mill in Towanda for many years until it ceased operations due to a tragic fire in 1959. She was later employed by the Bradford County Manor for many years. Emma was a member of the Powell United Methodist Church. Her main interest in life encompassed her home and family. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Donna and Philip Wood of Monroeton; two sons and daughters-in-law, Francis Eugene and Lucille Watkins of Powell and Donald Edward and Kathy Watkins of New Albany; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; four sisters, Twila Shults and Gertrude McGuire, both of Powell, Ruth Brown of Brocktown and Dorothy Kerrick of French Asylum; two brothers, Richard Beers of Ulster RR 2 and Gene Beers of the Bradford County Manor, Troy RR 3; several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Henry Shults, on March 26, 1988, and a brother, Carl Beers of Athens. The family will receive friends this evening from 7-9 p.m. at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda. The service will be held Tuesday, Jan. 7, 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 Powell cemetery. The family suggest memorials may be sent to the Powell United Methodist Church, in care of Alta Harris, RR 1, Box 275, Monroeton, Pa. or to Memorial Hospital, 1 Hospital Drive, Towanda, Pa. in Emma Mae Shults’ memory.
BROWN Carrie Louise Brown Arnold
93, of Powell, Pa., died Monday morning Sept. 26, 2011 at Memorial Hospital, Towanda, Pa. Carrie was born in Franklindale, Pa., on March 8, 1918, a daughter of Perry Brown and Anna Julia Gross Brown. She attended school in Franklindale and later on Oct. 9, 1937 Carrie married Gerald S. Arnold. She assisted her husband in the operation of their dairy farm in Powell for many years, was a meticulous record keeper and was skilled at everything a farm wife could do. Carrie continued mowing her property until two weeks prior to her passing. Carrie and Gerald participated in many Powell gatherings over the years. During the 1950s Carrie was active in Cub Scouts and drove school bus. She also was a hair stylist for many Powell women during the 1950s and 60s. Throughout her life, Carrie maintained a great love of the outdoors, farming and caring for her animals, especially her cats. She was a member of the Powell United Methodist Church and the King's Messengers. Surviving are her sons Frederick P. Arnold Sr. and wife Helen of Powell, Ronald R. Arnold and wife Barbara of Powell, Jack G. Arnold and wife Karen of Tucson, Ariz., Edward L. Arnold of Endwell, N.Y.; seven grandchildren Dr. Brian Arnold and wife Dr. Sarah Arnold of Turlock, Calif., Carrie E. Arnold, Zeke Arnold, Christopher Arnold and Jack P. Arnold all of Tucson, Ariz., Brett Arnold and Eve Arnold both of Endwell, N.Y.; three step-grandchildren; Jamie Ostravich, Amber Williams and Lincoln Williams; two sisters Margaret Alexander of Mountain Lake, Pa., Almeda Clark and husband Budd Clark of Wysox, Pa.; several nieces, nephews and cousins; her house cat, "Blackberry," and numerous farm cats. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Gerald S. Arnold on Jan. 29, 1986; granddaughter Linda Frances Arnold; grandson Frederick P. Arnold Jr.; and sisters Bertha Jones, Florence LeBlanc, Alice Brown and Emily Lucina Haverly. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 30, 2011 at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda, Pa. Interment will follow in the Powell Cemetery, Powell, Pa. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral service at the funeral home. The family suggests that contributions may be directed to the Powell United Methodist Church in care of Todd Bacon, 8200 Burlington Turnpike, Towanda, PA 18848; or to the Bradford County Humane Society, P.O. Box 179 Ulster, PA 18850; or to the Monroeton Public Library, P.O. Box 145, Monroeton, PA 18832 in Carrie L. Arnold's memory. Towanda Daily Review – September 27, 2011
BRAGUE –CHARLOTTE BRAGUE MUSICK, 87 of Monroeton RD 1 died early Tuesday morning, March 8, 1983 at the Bradford County Manor. Born Nov. 2, 1895 in Canton, Pa. she was the daughter of Oscar and Hattie Shiner Brague. She was a past member of the Powell United Methodist Church and the WSCS Class. Survivors include three sons: Thomas F. Hall of Kissamee, Fla., Albert L. Hall of Lakeland, Fla. and the Rev. Charles E. Hall of Little Rock, Ark.; two daughters: Mrs. John (Hazel) McPherson of Camptown and Mrs. Homer (Charlotte) P. South of Shanghai, Va.; 13 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Albert A. Hall in November of 1941 and by her second husband, Barnette H. Musick in 1952. The funeral arrangements are pending with the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home in Towanda. Interment in the Powell Cemetery. –Towanda Daily Review
BROWN Alice Irene "Maude" Brown
89, of Elizabeth Square, Waverly, N.Y., died Saturday June 18, 2011 following declining health. Alice was born Oct. 12, 1921 in Franklindale, Pa., the daughter of Perry and Anna Gross Brown. Alice resided in Georgia for many years where she was employed by AT&T. She enjoyed caring for her cats. She is survived by: sisters, Margaret Alexander of Franklindale, Pa., Carrie Arnold of Powell, Pa., Almeda Clark and husband Budd Clark of Wysox, Pa.; several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Mary Brown Gavitt; and sisters, Florence LeBlanc, Bertha Jones and Emily-Lucina Haverly. A private funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family. Interment will be in the Powell Cemetery, Powell, Pa. The family suggests that memorial contributions be directed to the Powell United Methodist Church in care of Todd Bacon RR 3 Box 277, Towanda, PA 18848 in Alice's memory. The Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda Pa., is assisting Alice's family with arrangements. Towanda Daily Review – June 21, 2011
BROWN –EMILY (LUCINA) BROWN HAVERLY, a life-long resident of Franklindale, died early Friday morning, May 14, 20044, at Memorial Hospital, Towanda. “Lucina” was a daughter of the late Perry and Anna Gross Brown. She was born in the family homestead in Franklindale, where she resided her entire life. It was there that she provided loving care for her mother, Anna, for many years until her passing. In 1949 she married Thomas Charles Haverly. Emily loved her family, home and pets and enjoyed the outdoors, flower gardening, and feeding the birds and wildlife that came to visit her property. Surviving are; four sisters, Margaret Alexander of Mountain Lake, Carrie Arnold of Powell, Alice Brown of VanEtten, N.Y., and Almeda and Budd Clark of Towanda RR5; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and her special pets known as “The Boys,” Skylar, Squakie, Tiger and Willie. She was predeceased in death by two sisters, Florence LeBlanc and Bertha Jones. A memorial service will be announced at a later date. There are no calling hours. Interment will be in the Powell cemetery, Powell. The family suggests that memorial contributions may be directed to Memorial Hospice, Towanda, Pa. or the Bradford County Humane Society, Ulster, Pa. in Emily (Lucina) Haverly’s memory. Arrangements are under the direction of the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, Towanda. –Towanda Daily Review.
GEORGE WYATT BROWN, 21, of Powell, PA, Monroeton RR 1, died early Saturday morning Nov. 29, 1997, as the result of a motor vehicle accident in Wysox Township, Pa. Born Feb. 17, 1976, in Towanda, Pa., he was the youngest son of Robert C. and Connie Lamphere Brown, Sr. George attended the Monroe-Franklin Elementary School and Towanda Area High School. He served on the Towanda-Monroeton Shippers Lifeline Project and was later associated with C&M Auto on Fifth Street, Towanda. George was a talented mechanic who enjoyed working on all types of motorized equipment. He was an avid outdoorsman, loved the mountains, hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, playing volleyball, and had recently participated in a volleyball tournament in Atlantic City. George was a devoted Bill Elliot Racing and Cleveland Browns Football fan. Surviving are his parents, Robert C. and Connie Lamphere Brown, Sr. at home: three brothers, Robert Charles Brown, Jr.; Patrick Duane Brown, Sr.; Douglas Kurt Brown and his girlfriend Monica Landmesser, all of Powell: paternal grandparents Walter and Midge Brown of East Towanda; a special nephew, Patrick Duane Brown, Jr.; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, many friends, and his faithful canine companion “Bubba”. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, James W. Lamphere, Sr. in April 1953, and his maternal grandmother, Anna Marie Northrup Lamphere in May 1987. The funeral service will be held Wednesday, Dec. 3, 1997, at 11 a.m. at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda, Pa., with the Rev. Allen Hulslander, pastor of the Powell United Methodist Church officiating. Interment will follow in the Powell Cemetery, Monroe Township, Pa. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. –Towanda Daily Review.
BURLEIGH – John L. Burleigh, aged 88, died Sunday afternoon at the Moses Taylor hospital, Scranton, after an illness of several weeks. Mr. Burleigh, the son of George and Rachel Burleigh, was born in Sough Canaan, Pa., in 1853. He was employed by the Pennsylvania Gravity Company until 1885, when he moved to Bradford county, where he was engaged in the lumber business until his retirement. For the past twenty years, he has made his home with his sons, C. W. Burleigh of Dunmore, and George B. Burleigh of Ulster. He is survived by the following children: Mrs. B. D. Stephenson of Lake Wesauking and Mrs. C. E. Bartlow of New Albany, George and Edward of Ulster, and Charles, Bert and John of Scranton. Twenty-two grandchildren and twenty-seven great grandchildren also survive. The funeral will be held at 2 o’clock on Wednesday at Powell and burial will be made in the family plot in Powell cemetery. . (The Daily Review, Towanda, Pa. March 24, 1942)
Brittany Anne BURLINGAME, 12
02/12/2002 Towanda Daily Review
Brittany Anne Burlingame, 12, beloved daughter of Ronald B. and Sarah Clark Burlingame of 23 Huston St., Towanda, went home to be with her Lord early Monday morning Feb. 11, 2002. Brittany was born June 22, 1989, in Towanda. Through her special needs in life, Brittany brought about a positive influence to all who knew her. She was greatly loved by her family, friends and nurses. Brittany especially enjoyed being with her brothers. In addition to her parents, she is survived by three brothers, Ronald L., Blake C., and Trey P. Burlingame, all at home; maternal grandparents, bud and Almeda Clark of Wysox; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. She was preceded in death by her paternal grandmother, Marion F. Burlingame, Dec. 5, 1998. The funeral service will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2002, at the First United Methodist Church, Main Street, Towanda, with the Rev. Allen Hulslander officiating. The family will receive friends immediately following the funeral service at the First United Methodist Church in Towanda. Interment will be Thursday in the Powell Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, Towanda. The family suggests that memorial contributions may be directed to the First United Methodist Church, 105 Main St., Towanda, Pa. 18848 in Brittany's memory.
BURLINGAME - Brynn Mae Burlingame, beloved infant daughter of Leslie A. Thiem and Ronald L. Burlingame of Towanda RR 3, Towanda Township, Pa., diedshortly after her birth on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2009, at the Arnot-Ogden Medical Center in Elmira, N.Y. In addition to her parents she is survived by: her twin sister, Breanna Jane Burlingame; maternal grandparents, Linda and Brian Kobbe of Franklindale, Pa., William and Mary Mulcahy of Towanda RR 3, and Michael Thiem of Lake Wesauking, Pa.; paternal grandparents, Sarah and Ronald Burlingame of Towanda; maternal great-grandparents, William and Arlene Lantz of Towanda and Pauline Mulcahy of Towanda RR 3; paternal great-grandparents, Almeda and Budd Clark of Wysox, Pa.; paternal great-great grandmother, Irene Mulcahy, who is a resident of the Skilled Nursing Unit of Memorial Hospital, North Towanda, Pa.; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. The funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday evening, Jan. 13, at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda, with the Rev. Richard Barner, pastor of the First United Methodist Church, Towanda, Pa., officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Interment will be at a later date in the Powell Cemetery, Powell, Pa. RHW Towanda Daily Review.
CRON –HELEN M. WATKINS, 90, of Powell, Pa., died peacefully Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2005 at the Skilled Nursing Unit of Memorial Hospital, Towanda, Pa. Born May 2, 1915 in Laquin, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Richard and Jessie Peet Cron. Helen was very proud of the fact that she was from Laquin and shared many stories about early life in this lumber mill town and tannery. At the age of 12 she finished the eight grade and was employed at a boarding house, working and living in Laquin until everything in town shut down. With her family she moved to Powell, Pa., in 1931, and on Sept. 30, 1933 she married Harry A. Watkins. Together they lived and raised their family in Powell. Helen was a devoted mother and grandmother who centered her life and love around her family. She was well known for her home cooking and kindness. Helen served as manager of the Monroe Franklin Elementary School cafeteria at Powell for a number of years and was always making something special for the children there, especially her famous cinnamon rolls. Helen always made sure that the children received plenty to eat. Surviving are: her daughter, Beverly Packard and husband David of N. Towanda, Pa.; her sons, James R. Watkins and his wife Debbie of Horseheads, N.Y.; Robert A. Watkins and his wife Carol of Towanda, Pa.; Dale F. Watkins and Lietha of West Chester, Pa.; 12 grandchildren, Allison, Linda, Arnie, Tiffany, Stephanie, Davy, Shelly, Matt, Dean, Craig, Christie and Carrie; 17 great-grandchildren, Davy, Danny, Kristopher, Chance, Brittany, Kendaie, Jillian, Madeline, Justin, Andrew, Sabriel, Natalie, Ryan, Nick, Nate, Brock and Aliza; sister-in-law, Ellen Cron of Athens, Pa.; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry A. Watkins, on Feb. 18, 1990; a son Harry Dean Watkins, on Dec. 9, 2000; two grandsons, Michael and Keith Watkins; and her brother, Fay Cron. The funeral service will be held Saturday, Dec. 10, 2005 at 1 p.m. at the Maryott-Bowen funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda, Pa., with the Rev. Sandy Brant, pastor of the First United Methodist Church, Powell, Pa. officiating. Interment will be in the Powell Cemetery, Powell, Pa. The family will receive friends Friday evening from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. The family extends their greatest appreciation to Helen’s nephew Carl Watkins and his wife Jean Watkins who were always there for Helen when she needed them. –Towanda Daily Review.
ETHAN PATRICK DAVIS, beloved infant son of Julie Ann Marie Perry and Timothy Patrick Davis Sr. of 910 Town and Country Estates, Troy, Pa., died Friday June 8, 2007 at Memorial Hospital, Towanda, Pa. In addition to his parents he is survived by: His Brother, Timothy Patrick Davis Jr.; maternal grandparents, Lloyd and Donna Perry of Big Pond, Pa.; paternal grandparents, Carl and Marie Bailey of Wyalusing, Pa.; Michael Davis Sr. of South Carolina; maternal great-grandmothers, Ella Polk of Elmira, N.Y.; Betty Perry of Austinville, Pa.; several aunts, uncles and cousins. Ethan was preceded in death by an aunt, Joan Ann Northrup on Aug. 26, 2003, and by an uncle, Charles F. Warfle on May 7, 2007. A private funeral service will be held at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave. Towanda, Pa., with the Rev. John Chmil, pastor of SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Towanda,, Pa. officiating. Interment will be in the Powell Cemetery, Powell, Pa. In lieu of flowers the family requests that contributions please be directed to the Ethan Patrick Davis Memorial Fund in care of the Guthrie Federal Credit Union, Troy, Pa. -Towanda Daily Review 6/10/2007
EDDY Earl R
Pfc. Earl R. Eddy of Powell, grandson of Mrs. Nellie Eddy, has been awarded the Bronze Star for heroic achievement against the enimy at St. DuMond, France. A copy of the Bronze Star citification has been sent to Earl's frandmother here. "Headquarters, Ninth Infantry Division: " Under the provisions of Army regulations 600-45 , as amended, the Bronze Star is awarded to Earl R. Eddy, private first class, 13007772, 47th Infantry, who distinguished himself by heroric acheivement in action against the enemy at St. DuNord, France". "Moving foreward on a three man reconnoisauce patrol, Pfc. Eddy and the other two members of the small patrol surprised a strong enemey patrol. With complete disregard for personal safety, they immediately engaged the enemy and drove them from town. About 15 minutes later, the enemy returned with two samll armored vehicles and a light tank in an attempt to recapture the town but were prevented by the accurate and effective fire of the three men." "Private Pfc. Eddy's courageous actions were a credit to himself and to the armed forces of the U.S.A. Earl some time ago sent his grandmother the Purple Heart award which he is believed to have received for wounds suffered in the action referred to in the citation above. He has also been given the Pre-Pearl Harbor campaign ribbon, the European Theater of Operations ribbon with six silver stars, each representing a country he has fought in; Good conduct ribbon, the expert combat infantryman's medal and the ribbon for the Bronze Star medal itself he will receive later on. NOTE: Earl Eddy was married to Clara Benjamin daughter of Frank E and Jennie V. Johnson Benjamin. He is buried in the Powell Cemetery. His dates are 1921-1976. Submitted by Reva Wagner, taken from the Daily Review Towanda 24 Jan.1945.
FOSTER - George Foster died Wednesday night about 6 p.pm.at his home on Plank Road. Services well be held Saturday morning at 10 O'clock. Interment at Powell. died 12/3/1917
DONALD JACOB-JAMES GRIFFITH, infant son of Dale and Penny Lamphere Griffith, Monroeton RR 1 (Powell) died March 6, 1997, at Memorial Hospital, Towanda. He was born February 7, 1997, at the Arnot-Ogden Hospital in Elmira. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his brother, Zachary D. Griffith, at home; his maternal grandmother, Lynette Lamphere, Powell; his paternal great-grandmothers, Grace Norton, Forksville and Marguerite Griffith, Canton, numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Nicholas Glen Frederick Griffith on May 18, 1987, and Robert George Griffith on November 20, 1991, his maternal grandfather, Donald F. Lamphere Sr., on November 26, 1991. A private funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, Towanda. Interment will be in Powell Cemetery, Powell. –Towanda Daily Review
JACKSON –ELSIE I. CRAWFORD, 85, of RR 1 Canton, died peacefully on Sunday evening, August 26, 2001 at Country Haven Personal Care Home in Canton Township. Born February 13, 1916, she was a daughter of the late Jay Boyles and Flossie Mae Sanders (Jackson) Elsie grew up and attended school in the once thriving community of Laquin, PA. Elsie was a quiet type of woman who cherished the simple things in life. She enjoyed playing bingo and working on all types of puzzles. Surviving are her five children and their spouses: James and Mae Crawford, New Albany; Althea Parsons, Berwick, PA; Donald and Myra Crawford, Pine City, NY; Harry and Bonnie Crawford, Canton; and Lawrence Crawford, Lancaster; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and cousins. Elsie was predeceased by a son and a daughter, Dean and Jean Marie; a sister, Viola Cecillia, and three brothers, Delbert, Elmer and Norman Jackson. In keeping with Elsie’s requests, there will be no viewing or funeral service. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 1 at the Powell Cemetery in Powell, PA. Arrangements are in the care of Pepper Funeral Home, Springbrook Drive, Canton. –Canton Independent Sentinel.
Lloyd R. “Jonesy” JONES, 79, FORMERLY OF Towanda, RR 3, PA died Thursday, May 24, 2001at the Bradford County Manor, West Burlington Twp., PA. He was born July 27, 1921 in Victor, NY, the son of the late Gordon and Ida Hunt Jones. Lloyd was a veteran of World War II, having served in the US Army in the Philippines. Upon returning home he worked on a dairy farm and transported cattle to the Valley Stock Yards in Athens. He subsequently moved to Palmyra, NY where he was employed by the New York Central Eastern Railroad Car Shops. He was later employed by Jackson and Perkins Rose Gardens in Newark, NY as a landscaper. In later years Lloyd returned to Monroeton where he worked on a dairy farm and was employed by Towanda Twp. For ten eyars. Lloyd was a member of the Wormsley, PA American Legion Post. Surviving are his children, Lucinda “Cindy” Ammerman of Troy, PA, Lonnie R. Jones Sr. and his wife, Rose Jones of Inverness, FL, Robert A. Jones Sr. and his wife Darlene Jones of Millington, TN, Dale R. Jones and his wife Colleen Jones of Mainesburg, PA and Personnelman 1st Class William Jones and his wife Penny Jones of Millington, TN; 12 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; a sister, Beatrice Banks of Jacksonville, FL; a cousin, Pauline Jones of Towanda, PA; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral services were held May 29 at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home in Towanda with the Rev. Ronald Troup, pastor of the Monroeton United Methodist Church, officiating and interment to be in the Powell cemetery, Powell, PA with the Towanda American Legion Post 42 according full military honors. “Troy Gazette-Register,” Troy, PA Thursday, May 31, 2001
DONALD F. LAMPHERE SR., 57 of Powell, Monroeton RR 1, died Tuesday morning, Nov. 26, 1991 at the Arnot-Ogden Memorial Hospital, Elmira, N.Y. after suffering a heart attack while at work at Westinghouse Inc. in Horseheads, N.Y. Born Nov. 1, 1934, in Monroe Township, Bradford County, he was a son of the late James W. Sr. and Anna Marie Northrup Lamphere. Donnie graduated from Towanda High School in 1952. He was employed at Westinghouse Inc. for 38 years. He was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union (IBEW) at Westinghouse Inc. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. Donnie loved every aspect of stock car racing. For years he was involved with racing at the VFW oval in East Towanda and Chemung Speedrome in Chemung, N.Y. Not only did Donnie like local dirt track racing but he was also a great fan of Winston Cup racing. Donnie is survived by his wife, Lynette Talada Lamphere at home; four daughters; Michele (Mrs. Robert) Isbell of Powell, Monroeton RR 1, Anna Rae Lamphere of Towanda, Penny (Mrs. Dale) Griffith of Hornbrook, Towanda RD, and Janette (Mrs. Michael) Crossett of Monroeton RR 1; two sons and their wives; Jeffrey and Holly Lamphere, Monroeton RR 1 and Reginald and Debbie Lamphere, Powell, Monroeton RR 1; 14 grandchildren; five sisters; Barbara Martin of Towanda, Phyllis Sparbanie of Monroeton RR 1, Nancy Graham of Cardington, Ohio, Connie (Mrs. Robert) Brown of Powell, Monroeton RR 1 and Linda Lamphere of Monroeton RR 1; two brothers, John and James W. Jr. (Bugs), both of Monroeton RR 1; numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. He was predeceased by a son, Donald F. Lamphere Jr. on Sept. 14, 1973, his father, James W. Lamphere Sr. on April 10, 1953, his mother, Anna Marie Lamphere on May 12, 1987; two grandson, Nicholas Glen Frederick Griffith on May 18, 1987 and Robert George Griffith on November 20, 1991. The family will receive friends Friday from 7 until 9 p.m. at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda. The funeral service will be conducted Saturday, Nov. 30, 1991 at 1 p.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Nancy and Rev. Stephen Parr officiating. Interment will be in the Powell Cemetery, Powell, Pa. The family will provide its own flowers and requests that memorials may be directed to the Neo-Natal Unit of the Arnot-Ogden Memorial Hospital, Elmira, N.Y. in Donald F. Lamphere Sr.’s memory. –Towanda Daily Review
LUTHER - Enoch Luther, a well-known resident of Monroe township, died yesterday morning at 7:10 at the Luther home near the Fisher school house, after ten days' illness with pneumonia. Mr. Luther, with his son Liston Luther, and two daughters, Charlotte and Elizabeth, lived on the old Hawes place near Monroeton, and also had a farm on the Monroeton turnpike, the house being located near the Fisher school house. On account of the health of Elizabeth the family went to the farmhouse on the hill and took up residence. The daughter's health improved rapidly, and they stayed there to make more certain a cure. Mr. Luther was taken ill, pneumonia developed and in spite of the best treatment he died. He was 66 years of age and was held in high esteem by all who knew him. The funeral will be held at the home in Masontown, Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock, and interment will be made in the Monroeton cemetery. Reva Wagner. Daily Review February 27, 1911. Buried in Powell per Reva Wagner
FLORENCE MARJORIE (FLO) SAXON, 43 of Powell, Monroeton RD 1, died Sunday morning, March 20, 1988 at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre. Born April 14, 1944 in Towanda Township she was a daughter of Marjorie Gowin Saxon and the Joel A. Saxon. She was a graduate of Wyalusing High School, class of 1962 and was a veteran of the Viet Nam Conflict having served in the U.S. Air Force. Flo was employed by GTE Sylvania in Towanda for over 18 years. She was a member of the Sylvania Midnight Bowling League. Her main interest in life encompassed her home and family. Flo was well known and possessed many friends. Surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Janine and Shane Martin of Towanda RD 3; a daughter, Cindy Saxon at home; a son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Tina Saxon of Towanda RD 5; two grandchildren Lori Martin and Gary Lorde Saxon II; her mother, Mrs. Marjorie Saxon of Wyalusing RD 2; three sisters, Mrs. Jerry (Nancy) Brown of Towanda RD 4, Mrs. Clifford (Martha) Knowles of Monroeton RD 1 and Mrs. Karen O’Hart of Towanda; four brothers; Joel Saxon of Wyalusing RD, John Saxon stationed with the U.S. Army in Korea, James Saxon of Greens Landing and Jeff Saxon of Wyalusing RD; a half-sister, Mrs. Mary Ann Wasiewcz of San Jose, Calif. and a half-brother, Charles Saxon of Bryan, Texans; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 7-9 at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda. The funeral and committal service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Michael Stine, pastor of the Monroeton United Methodist Church officiating. Interment will be at a later date in Powell Cemetery. Towanda American Legion Post No. 42 will accord military honors at the funeral home. –Towanda Daily Review
Harlan Spear, 69, of 9 ½ Cleveland Ave. Endicott, NY, died Monday at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital following an extended illness. He was member of the Union Presbyterian Church of Endicott. Survivors include his wife, Ruth of Endicott; four sons, David of Athens, Leland, Dale and Charles all of Endicott; five daughters, Mrs Margaret Shedd of Endicott, Mrs. Janice Gonclaves of Holidaysburg, PA Mrs. Joyce Dutcher of Binghamton, Mrs. Mary M. Caprio and Mrs Diana Reed both of Endicott. 24 Grandchildren, three Great- grandchildren; one sister, Mrs Fannie Hilke of Essex, Conn. and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Coleman and Daniels Funeral home , 300 E. Main St. , Endicott this evening from 6-9 p.m. funeral services will be held from the Union Presbyterian Church at 11o’clock Thursday morning with Rev. Gerald Hertzog, pastor officiating . Burial will be in Powell, PA cemetery ( Note on page says December 1971)
Sam (Harlan D.) Spear died October 24th, 2008 in Palm Harbor, Fla. He is survived by two brothers and their spouses and two sisters, Charlie and Virginia, Binghamton, Leland and Dee, Jamestown, N.Y., Marilyn, Binghamton, and Diane, Clearwater, Fla.; also several nieces and nephews and close friends who all loved him dearly. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1968-1970 and worked in the Automobile Parts Industry for many years and was also a member of the Binghamton Moose Lodge. He also was an avid NASCAR fan. He moved from Endicott to Orlando in 1978. Burial will be November 10th at the Powell Cemetery in Powell, Pa. at 1 p.m., where he will receive Military Honors. There will also be a memorial gathering for family and friends at the Binghamton Moose at 4 p.m. Please make any donation to the V.A. or your local Hospice. Dale H. Selleck, age 65 of Granville Summit, Pa., died at home with his loving family at his side on Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2008, following a lengthy illness. Family and friends are invited to service of remembrance at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2008, at the First Christian Church of Alba, Pa., with Reverend Charlotte Morse and Mr. Dale Harper officiating. Dale was born Oct. 17, 1943 in Sayre, Pa., son of Geraldine M. Morgan Selleck and the late Howard Selleck. He graduated from Troy High School and married the former Beverly A. Campbell on Jan. 11, 1963. Dale was retired from Penn Central Railroad and Con Rail where he worked as a brakeman and engineer. He also enjoyed farming. Dale was a former member of the Canton Moose Club enjoyed his tractors, going for rides, fishing, feeding and watching his birds, trains and fishing. Survivors include: his mother, Geraldine M. Selleck; loving wife, Beverly A. Selleck; sons, Howard D. and Jody Selleck, and Wyatt J. and Dody Selleck all of Granville Summit, Pa.; daughters, Janet M. McCarty of Roaring Branch, Pa., F. Candy Roberts and Ed Albertson of Orangeville, Pa., Ginger Harvey of Granville Summit, Pa.; sisters, Jeannie and Bruce McNeil of Troy, Pa., Mary and George Henderson of Yoe, Pa., Debbie and Dennis Welch of Troy, Pa., Gail and David Mattocks of Troy, Pa.; 12 grandchildren; one great-grandson; several nieces, nephews and cousins; special friends, Judy Haughwout of Millerton, Pa., Maryann Mootz of Danville, Pa.; brothers and sisters-in-law, Alberta and Jack Burnside of Ulster, Pa., Bill and Jean Wrisley of West Burlington, Pa., Duane and Sharon Campbell of Tioga, Pa., Ronnie and Emily Campbell of Horseheads, N.Y. and many friends. Dale was predeceased by his father Howard Selleck in 2006. RHW. Towanda Daily Review.
TALADA Lynette G. Talada Lamphere
76, of Powell, Pa., died Monday, Dec. 3, 2012 at her home following an extended illness. Lynette was born in Powell on Nov. 7, 1936, a daughter of Malcolm and Gladys Bieber Talada. Her main interest in life encompassed her home and family. Lynette enjoyed stock car racing and was an avid New York Giants fan. Surviving are her children Michelle (Tim) Benjamin of Powell, Anna Rae Lamphere of Towanda, Penny Lamphere of Powell, Janette Lamphere of Towanda, Jeffrey (Holly) Lamphere of Mooresville, N.C. and Reginald (Debbie) Lamphere of Hampstead, N.C.; 14 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren, sister Pat House of Sebring, Fla.; brothers Ray Talada of New Albany and David Talada of Montoursville, Pa.; several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Donald F. Lamphere Sr. on Nov. 26, 1991; a son Donald F. Lamphere Jr. on Sept. 14, 1973; grandsons Nicholas Glen Frederick Griffith in 1987, Robert George Griffith in 1991, Donald Jacob Griffith in 1997; sisters Kathryn Wright and Audrey Weber and brother Milford Talada. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda, Pa. Interment will follow in the Powell Cemetery, Powell, Pa. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers the family requests that contributions be directed to the Neo Natal Unit of the Arnot Ogden Medical Center, 600 Roe Ave., Elmira, NY 14905 in Lynette's memory. Towanda Daily Review – December 5, 2012
WARD – MRS. ALMEDA H. REYNOLDS, 85, of 205 N. Elmer Ave., Sayre, died unexpectedly Tuesday morning, April 14, 1971, at the Tioga General Hospital. Born June 21, 1885 in Powell, she had resided in the Valley for over 63 years. She was the widow of Walter Reynolds, who died Oct. 30, 1963. Mrs. Reynolds was a member of the Church of the Redeemer in Sayre and of the Auxiliary to the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen, now the United Transportation Union Auxiliary. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Ann Todd of Laceyville and Mrs. Aileen Dunfee of Sayre; a son, Robert of Lexington, KY.; three grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Jay (Inez) Campbell of New Albany and Mrs. George (Mary) Curns of Horseheads and several nieces and nephews. Funeral and committal services will be held at the Kolb-Allgeier Funeral Home in Sayre at 10 a.m. Friday, with the Rev. Albert F. Greene, rector of the Church of the Redeemer in Sayre, officiating. Burial will be in the Powell Cemetery. –Towanda Daily Review (Hello! I was looking over the obituaries, and found one listed for my great-great grandmother. She is listed as Mrs. Almeda H. Reynolds, 85, of 205 North Elmer Avenue, Sayre, pa. Her maiden name is Ward. Thank you! Sincerely, Shannon Fitzgerald-Badr)
WILCOX - Miner J. Wilcox of
Dushore Is Killed
Former Proprietor of Hotels in Several Towns of Bradford County Fatally Shot at Sullivan County Home; Found dead in bed by wife; believed to be accident. Dushore, Feb. 9, 1926 (Special to The Daily Review)- Shot through the head, the lifeless body of Miner J. Wilcox was found by his wife when she went to his room with his dinner yesterday. Mr. Wilcox had been sick in bed for two days since his return from a visit at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Ruth Shumway, in New Albany. It is believed by the family that the shooting was accidental. The shotgun which caused Mr. Wilcox's death had been standing in the room and the family believe he was pulling it toward him with the intention of looking at it to while away the time, when the trigger caught in the bed clothes and discharged the shots. Mr. Wilcox was about 75 years old. He was well known throughout central and southern Bradford County as well as Sullivan County. For about 20 years he had been a salesman for the firm of Scheuffler and Creveling, monument dealers of Towanda. At one time he conducted a general store at Powell. For a time he was proprietor of the Summers Hotel in Monroeton, and later had a hotel at New Albany. He is survived by his wife, three daughters, Mrs. Shumway of New Albany, Mrs. J. Lamberson of Dushore, and Jessie at home; and one son, Harry Wilcox of Terra Alta, West Virginia. Private funeral services will be held Thursday at Powell and burial will be in the Powell cemetery. Submitted by Patty Shumway
RAYMOND A. WOOSTER, 78 Wysox RR 2, formerly of Canton died Aug. 1, 1992 at his home. Born March 25, 1914 in LeRoy Township he was a son of the late Glenn and Minnie Eddy Wooster. Mr. Wooster was employed by the Canton Manufacturing Co. in Canton for many years and enjoyed camping and fishing. Surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Paula and Raymond Chaapel, Canton; three sons and daughters-in-law, Richard and Donna Wooster, Nicholson, PA, Donald and Donna Wooster, serving with the U.S. Navy in Rota, Spain, and Robley and Lisa Wooster, Scranton; two stepdaughters and stepsons-in-law, Viola and Kenneth Bartholomew, Wysox RR 2, and Marie and Carl Bailey, Wyalusing RR 4; two stepsons and stepdaughters-in-law, John and Sue Wheeler, Towanda and William and Dian Wheeler, Bricktown, NJ: a sister, Harriet Biles, W. Franklin; 26 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wives, Eleanor Morris Wooster and Nellie Wood Wooster; a daughter, Letha Wooster; a brother, Paul Wooster and two granddaughters, Nellie and Sonda Wooster. The funeral service was held August 6, at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, Towanda with the Rev. Harry L. Ferguson, pastor of the Wysox Presbyterian Church officiating. Interment was in Powell Cemetery, Powell. –Canton Independent Sentinel
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