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Tri-Counties Genealogy & History by Joyce M. Tice
St. Paul's Cemetery, Overton Township, Bradford County, PA
Obituaries

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Bradford County PA

Chemung County NY

Tioga County PA

 

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St. Paul's 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) 


 

BAILEY Alan Gary Bailey

age 64, of Overton, Pa., died on Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, as a result of a truck accident in Overton Township, Pa. Alan was born in Overton, Pa., on Sept. 26, 1949, a son of the late Joseph Stephen Bailey and Helen Marie Beeman Bailey. He graduated from the Wyalusing Valley High School a member of the class of 1969. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War from 1970 to 1971. After the war, he continued operating the family farm and also worked as a carpenter for Matt Rinker and other local area contractors. He was a member of St. Paul's Church of Christ and was a member of the A.J. Bird Memorial Post No. 384 V.F.W. New Albany, Pa. Alan had a giving personality would help anyone who asked. He would make popcorn balls at holidays for the VFW and also enjoyed attending antique auctions and caring for his beloved pet dogs. Surviving Alan is a brother, Sherill LaRue (Butch) Bailey of Tunkhannock, Pa.; three sisters, Patricia Bacorn of Overton, Pa., Shirlee (Calvin) Bird of Overton, Pa., Sharon K. (Donnie) Haines of Picture Rocks, Pa.; two brothers-in-law, Eugene Fetherbay of Overton, Pa., and Phil Lewis of Wysox, Pa.; a sister-in-law, Lorraine (Tootie) Bailey of New Albany, Pa.; numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Lonnie Bailey; and two sisters, a twin Alice Gayle Lewis and Saundera Fetherbay; a brother-in-law, Russell Bacorn Sr.; sister-in-law, Sandy Bailey; a niece, Michelle Bacorn Fry. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at St. Paul's Church of Christ. Interment will be in St. Paul's Cemetery. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Saturday morning at the church. Graveside Military services will be accorded by members of the A.J. Bird Memorial Post No. 384 V.F.W., New Albany, Pa. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 206 Water St., Dushore, Pa. The family will provide the flowers and asks that memorial contributions are directed to Dushore Fire and Ambulance, P.O. Box 1, Dushore, PA 18614; or Sullivan County Library, P.O. Box 309, Dushore, PA 18614; or St. Paul's Church, P.O. Box 284, Dushore, PA 18614. Towanda Daily Review – October 9, 2013

 

JOSEPH S. BAILEY, age 86, of Overton Township, New Albany RR 2, died Thursday, April 6, 2000, at his home.  He was born Aug. 29, 1913, in Overton Twp., Bradford Co., Pa., a son of the late Joseph E. and Fredricka R. Bailey.  In 1946 he purchased the dairy farm that he owned and operated in Overton until his retirement.  Mr. Bailey was preceded in death by his wife, the former Helen M. Beeman Bailey, on Feb. 17, 1981.  He was a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Overton.  When his health permitted he enjoyed time spent hunting and fishing.  He was a collector of old equipment, and he also collected old sawmills.  He left surviving five daughters, Patricia Bacorn of New Albany, Pa., Shirley Bird on New Albany, Pa., Sandra Fetherbay of New Albany, Pa., Sharon Haines of Picture Rocks, Pa., and Alice Lewis of Wysox, Pa.; three sons, Sherill Bailey of Tunkhannock, Pa., Alan Bailey of New Albany, Pa., and Lonnie Bailey of New Albany, Pa.; two sisters-in-law, Mrs. Helen Bailey of East Smithfield, Pa., and Mrs. Vera Bailey of Hillsgrove, Pa.; a brother-in-law, Wilbur Beeman of Dushore, Pa.; 20 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.  In addition to his wife and parents, he preceded in death by three brothers, Richard, Irvan and James Bailey.  Funeral services will be held Monday, April 10, 2000, at 1 p.m. in St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Overton with the Rev. Robert W. Martin, pastor, officiating.  Interment will follow in the Reformed Cemetery in Overton.  Friends and family are invited to call on Sunday evening, April 9, 2000, at the Russell P. McHenry Funeral Home, 119 Carpenter St., Dushore, Pa., from 7 to 9 p.m. and on Monday, April 10, 2000 at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Overton from noon until the time of the funeral service.  –Towanda Daily Review.

 

LONNIE ELDON GRANT BAILEY, Age 50, of Forks Township, New Albany RR 2, died on Sept. 14, 2003 at Memorial Hospital in Towanda.  He was born on Dec. 31, 1952, on the family farm a son of Joseph and Helen Beeman Bailey.  Prior to his retirement in 1996, he was employed at McCarty and Driscoll Pallet Factory.  Mr. Bailey had attended the St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Overton, PA.  He is survived by his wife; Lorraine Kellogg Bailey, at home; by sons; Shane Bailey Watkins, of Muncy; Lonnie Bailey, Stephen Bailey, Joshua Bailey, Kasey Bailey, and Clark Bailey, all at home; a daughter Heather Bailey Brown, of New Albany RD, PA; five sisters; Patricia Bacorn, of Overton, Shirley Bird, of Overton, Sandera Fetherbay, of New Albany; Sharon Haines, of Picture rocks, Alice Lewis of Wysox; by two brothers; Sherill (Butch) Bailey, of Tunkhannock, Alan Bailey, of New Albany; and by three grandchildren.  Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2003, at 11 a.m. in St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Overton, PA, with the Rev. Robert W. Martin, pastor officiating.  Interment will follow in the Reformed Cemetery, Overton, PA.  Friends and family are invited to call on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2003, at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ from 10:00 a.m. until the time of funeral service.  Arrangements have been entrusted to the Russell P. McHenry funeral Home, 119 Carpenter Street, Dushore, PA. –Towanda Daily Review.
Overton, Bradford Co., PA

 

BAILEY Saundera Lee Fetherbay

age 69, of Overton, PA passed away on Sunday, September 15, 2013 at the Towanda Memorial Hospital, Towanda, PA.  Saundera was born in Overton, PA on January 11, 1944 a daughter of the late Joseph Stephen Bailey and Helen Marie Beeman Bailey. She graduated from the Wyalusing Valley High School a member of the class of 1962. She married Eugene C. Fetherbay of Overton on September 17, 1963. They would have celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary this past Tuesday. Saundera was employed as a dietician by the Dar-Way Care Center in Estella for the past 42 years. She was a loving spouse and sister. She attended St. Paul’s Church and was an avid doll collector. She enjoyed her pet birds and also crocheting and loved the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing. The most important part of her life was taking care of all her patients at Dar-Way over the past 42 years. Surviving: Spouse: Eugene at home.  Two brothers: Sherill LaRue (Butch) Bailey Tunkhannock, PA Alan Gary Bailey Overton, PA. Three sisters: Patricia Bacorn Overton, PA Shirlee (Calvin) Bird Overton, PA Sharon K. (Donnie) Haines Picture Rocks, PA.  Brother-in-law: Phil Lewis Wysox, PA.  Two sisters-in-law: Lorraine (Tootie) Bailey New Albany, PA Jane (Gerald) McDonald Overton, PA.  And numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a brother Lonnie Bailey and a sister Alice Gayle Lewis and a niece, Michelle Fry.  Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, September 26, 2013 at St. Paul’s Church of Christ, Overton, PA with the Rev. Robert W. Martin, officiating. Interment will be in St. Paul’s Cemetery.  Friends may call on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 206 Water St., Dushore, PA.  The family will provide the flowers and direct Memorial Contributions to Dushore Fire and Ambulance, PO Box 1, Dushore, PA 18614 or Sullivan County Library, PO Box 309, Dushore, PA 18614 or St. Paul’s Church, PO Box 284, Dushore, PA 18614.  Funeral Home obituary – September 20, 2013

 

CHRZAN Vincent

Age 79, of Eric St., Norwich, died Tuesday evening, November 7, 2006, at his home. Born in Troy, PA on October 14, 1927, Vincent was the son of Frank and Margaret (Hayes) Chrzan. Following his high school graduation in Troy, he served his country in the United States Army Air Corps. Upon returning home after his honorable discharge, Vincent enrolled in Harpur College in Binghamton, attended classes through Harpur's consolidation with SUNY, and earned his Bachelor's degree in Accounting. Over his working years, Vincent served as accountant for several different firms, including 12 years with Corning Glass of Corning. He was Treasurer and CFO for Bennett Ireland in Norwich, where he worked until they closed their doors. He then took employment as accountant for the Norwich office of Lewis Engineering, eventually moving to Connecticut to work as CFO in the home office. On February 25, 1952 in Endicott, Vincent married Erma Dunbar, who predeceased him on May 7, 2006. Vincent is survived by his children and their spouses, Bonnie and Bruce Scott of Albany, Vicki and Bob Conron of Norwich, and Tim Chrzan of Endicott; by his grandchildren, Brian Scott and wife, Renee, Beth Scott; Kate, Karen, Kerry, and Korinna Conron; and by great-granddaughter, Ainsley Scott. He is also survived by his sisters, Margaret Krise, Annabelle Polly, Irene Stone, Katherine Young, and Frances Chopak, all of Troy, PA; and was predeceased by his brothers, William and Raymond Chrzan. Mass of Resurrection for Vincent will be held on Saturday, November 11 at 10:00 a.m. from the Church of the Holy Apostle St. Paul's. Interment will follow in St. Paul's Cemetery. There will be no calling hours. Vincent's family has asked that memorial contributions be sent to the Church of the Holy Apostle St. Paul's, 8 Silver St., Norwich, NY 13815. Arrangements are by the R.J. Fahy Funeral Home.

EPLEY –MYRTLE N. EPLEY SNYDER, age 83 of Ferry St., Athens, Pa. died unexpectedly at her home on Saturday, April 22, 2000.  She was born in Overton, Pa. on July 15, 1916, the daughter of Charles and Kathryn Murray Epley.  She worked for many years at the Blue Swan Mills in Sayre, Pa.  She was a member of the Athens Senior Citizens Club and the Pennsylvania ILGWU Retirees Club.  She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Reta and Milton Bublinec of Johnson City, N.Y.; sister, Grace Washburn of Arcadia, Fla.; sister and brother-in-law, Mary and Leland Shedden of Sayre, Pa.; brother and sister-in-law, Ervin and Lila Epley of Drums, Pa.; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Alfred and Robert Arnold of Windham Township, Pa. and Arlene and Bruce Barnhart of Nichols, N.Y.; several nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her husband, Walter O. Snyder in 1992 and her sisters, Madelyn Preston and Ruth Epley and a brother, Charles Epley.  Family and friends may call on Wednesday from 11 a.m. to noon at the Lowery Funeral Home, 225 S. Main St., Athens, Pa.  Funeral and committal services will follow there at noon with the Rev. Robert W. Martin, pastor of the St. Paul United Church of Christ of Overton, Pa. officiating.  Burial will be in the St. Paul United Church of Christ Cemetery, Overton Pa. at the convenience of the family.  Memorial donations may be directed to the St. Paul United Church of Christ, Overton, Pa.  –Towanda Daily Review

FASSETT –NORMA MAY BEEMAN, 79, of Dushore, died Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, at Memorial Hospital in Towanda. Born Oct. 20, 1935 in Forks Township, Sullivan County, she was a daughter of the late Ernest Sr. and Pearl McCarty Fassett. Her husband of 51 years, Wilbur L. Beeman, preceded her in death on Aug. 14, 2002.Norma was an active member of St. Paul's Church of Christ for over 60 years and sang in the church choir for many years. She was employed at the former Rynveld's Wreath Company, New Albany, before retiring from the former Endicott Johnson shoe factory, Mildred. Norma enjoyed the outdoors, camping, fishing and picking berries. She also enjoyed canning, and spending time with her family and friends. However, one of Norma's greatest joys was being a foster grandparent. Surviving are three sons, Edward B. (Barbara) Beeman of Alva, Fla., Dennis W. Beeman of Forksville and Jeffrey A. Beeman of Falls; two daughters, Pamela J. (Charles) Mapes of Sugar Run and Becky L. (Crist) Espenshade of San Antonio, Texas; a sister, Betty Bardell of Middletown; 20 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and her beloved cat, Smokey.In addition to her parents and husband, Norma was preceded in death by two brothers, Ernest Fassett Jr. and Harry Fassett; two sisters, Marjorie Bahr and Irene Rood; and her companion of many years, William Rogers Sr. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday Jan. 16, at St. Paul's Church of Christ, Overton, with Pastor Ronald L. Dyer officiating. Burial will follow in the adjoining church cemetery. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the church. Arrangements have been entrusted to the McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home, Hughesville. –Towanda Daily Review 1/15/2015

FLUCK - Delbert Raymond Fluck, age 72, of (Overton Township), New Albany, Pa., died on Thursday, March 6, 2008, at Skilled Nursing Unit in Towanda, Pa. He was born on Jan. 29, 1936, in Pleasant Valley, Pa., a son of the late Francis and Eva Mease Fluck. On June 3, 1956, he married the former Elizabeth C. Hoffman in Pleasant Valley. Mr. and Mrs. Fluck have celebrated over 51 years of marriage. He has been a resident of this area since 1975, having relocated from Richlandtown, in Bucks County, Pa. Prior to his retirement in 1998, he was a self-employed roofing and siding contractor. He is a member of St. Paul's Church in Overton and has served on church consistory and council; he was a former mayor of Richlandtown, and was a member of the Richlandtown Fire Company. He enjoyed bowling on a senior bowling league, hunting, and his time spent in the outdoors. Delbert enjoyed embroidery and quilting. He especially and found great pleasure in time spent with his family and many friends. He leaves surviving: his wife, Elizabeth Fluck, at home; his children, David Fluck of Dupont, Pa., Joan and Melvin Rohe of Dushore, Pa., Edward Fluck (Gale Benjamin) of Franklindale, Pa.; special friends, Scot and Deborah Sample of New Albany, Dylan Sample and Nicole Sample; his five brothers and two sisters, LeRoy Fluck, Walter Fluck, Francis (Orpha) Fluck Jr., Kermit (Julie) Fluck, Lorretta Booth, Lillian Weiss, Charles Fluck; brother-in-law, George Kramer; sister-in-law, Kathleen Fluck; and by two grandsons, Rodney and Brian Rohe. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: Myrtle Kramer, and James, Howard and Clarence Fluck. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, March 11, 2008, in St. Paul's Church in Overton, with the Rev. Darcy Miller, his pastor officiating. Friends and family are invited to call from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Tuesday, at St. Paul's Church. Interment will follow in St. Paul's Reformed Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: St. Paul's Church, c/o Joan Rohe, R.R. 4, Box 4194, Dushore, Pa. 18614, in memory of Mr. Delbert Fluck. Arrangements were entrusted to the Russell P. McHenry Funeral Home, 119 Carpenter Street, Dushore, Pa. -Published in the Towanda Daily Review on 3/8/2008.

LAMBERT –MRS. JENNIE E. PARDOE of Monroeton died Monday afternoon at Memorial Hospital at the age of 93 (1966).  She had been ill but a short time.  Mrs. Pardoe was born August 1, 1873 in Forks Township, Sullivan County, and the daughter of John and Emma LAN back Lambert.  She spent the major part of her life in the Forks Township and New Albany areas.  Her husband, Abraham Pardoe died about 30 years ago.  She was a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ at Overton.  Surviving are: three sons, Arthur L. Pardoe of New Albany, Grant L. of Towanda RD and John C. of New Albany; a daughter, Mrs. Alice Cass of Monroeton with whom she made her home for the past 14 years; three sisters, Mrs. Ida Bender of Dushore RD, Mrs. William Crumple of Sayre and Mrs. Mary Mertzon of Los Angeles, Calif.; seven grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  Funeral services will be held at the Russell P. McHenry Funeral Home in Dushore Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock.  Her pastor the Rev. James E. Johnson will officiate and interment will be in St. Paul’s Reformed Cemetery, Overton.

 

MEEHAN Martin F.

Mr. Martin F. Meehan, age 91, of Overton, Pa., formerly of Levittown, Pa., died on Monday, May 30, 2011 at the Highlands Care Center in Laporte, Pa.  Martin was born in Andalusia, Pa., on Jan. 26, 1920, son of the late Martin J. and Sarah Darrah Meehan. He married Beatrice H. Fries, of Andalusia, Pa., May 9, 1942. They were married 68 years. Beatrice predeceased him on Nov. 17, 2010.  Martin joined the US Navy and served during World War II. He was an aircraft mechanic and later worked for RCA in New Jersey. His principal job was working on weather satellites. He and Bea lived in Levittown in Bucks County until retiring to Sullivan County in 1999.  In retirement Marty was an avid outdoorsman, hunter and fisherman, especially enjoying small game season. He also maintained a vegetable garden and was an accomplished woodworker.  Martin was a member of St. Basil's Church, Dushore, Pa.   Surviving are: three daughters and sons-in-law, Carol and Herbert Hausmann, Richmond, Va., Barbara and Jon Briggs Prince George, Va., Judith and Pierce Crompton Stuart, Fla.; grandson and fiancé, Geoffrey Hausmann and Sarah Chase, Minneapolis, Minn. He was predeceased by a grandson. Erik Martin Hausmann.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, June 6, at St. Basil's Church, Dushore, Pa., with the Rev. Joseph R. Hornick, his pastor, presiding. Interment will be in St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Overton, Pa.  The family will provide the flowers and request that memorial contributions be directed to the Highlands Care Center, P.O. Box 10, Laporte, PA 18626.   Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 206 Water St., Dushore, Pa.  Towanda Daily Review  - June 2, 2011

 

PARDOE –ALICE PARDOE CASS, 92, widow of Samuel T. Cass of the Personal Care Home of Memorial Hospital, Towanda, formerly of Monroeton, died Monday, March 15, 2004, at Memorial Hospital of Towanda. Born Aug. 19, 1911, in Forks Township, Sullivan County, she was a daughter of the late Abraham Pardoe and Jennie Lambert Pardoe. On June 22, 1946, she married Samuel T. Cass, who later preceded her in death on Oct. 21, 1951. Alice was a member of the Monroeton Presbyterian Church until its closure. Surviving are her son and daughter-in-law, Samuel t. Cass III and Holly Cass of Haddon Heights, N.J.; two grandsons, Brooks William Cass and Ryan Graham Cass, both of Haddon Heights; several great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins; and close friends Francis Beeman and Ruth Moscrip. She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Arthur, John and Grant Pardoe. The funeral service will be held Wednesday, March 17, 2004, at 1 p.m. at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda, with the Rev. Robert Martin officiating. Interment will be in the St. Paul's Reformed Cemetery, Overton. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from noon to 1 p.m. at the funeral home. The family suggests that memorial contributions may be directed to the Bradford County Humane Society, P.O. Box 179, Ulster, Pa. 18850, in Alice's memory. Submitted by Carol Brotzman.  –Towanda Daily Review, March 16, 2004.

 

PRICE Charles Walter Price

26, of Dushore, died on Thursday, July 5, 2012 at home with his loving family at his side.  Chip was born in Danville on May 11, 1986 a son of Charles R. Price and Jacqueline Showers. He attended Benton High School and married the former Charity D. Romano of Dushore on June 19, 2010. He worked for Woodrig's Nursery in Benton until his illness made him unable to work. He was a member of St. Basil's Church, Dushore. He was a loving husband and father and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was also a bull rider in rodeos in different states and he also enjoyed racing tough trucks.  Surviving: spouse, Charity; a son Layne C Price and daughter Juliana C. Price both at home.; parents Charles R. (Lisa) Price of Millville, and Jacqueline J. Showers (fiancée Rodney Lee Yost) of Stillwater; brother Joshua D. Price of Pittston; sister Christa Jo Price of Bloomsburg; maternal grandmother Lorena M. Showers; paternal grandmother, Dorothy M. Price of Benton; and numerous nieces and nephews.  A Transferal Service will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 10, 2012 from the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 206 Water St., Dushore, PA 18614, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Basil's Church, Dushore with the Rev. Joseph R. Hornick, his pastor, presiding. Interment will be in St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Overton. The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. on Monday at the Homer Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to the Layne & Juliana Price education fund, % M&T Bank, PO Box 337, Dushore, PA 18614.   Towanda Daily Review – July 6, 2012    

 

QUAIL - Vera Mae Quail Bailey, age 89, died on Monday, Jan. 14, 2008, at Dar-Way Nursing Home in Estella, Pa. She was born on Jan. 10, 1919, in Shunk, Pa., a daughter of the late Jesse Quail and the late Anna McCool Quail. Mrs. Bailey is the widow of the late Ervin W. Bailey, who preceded her in death on May 22, 1970. For many years, she owned and operated a dairy farm with her husband. She also worked at Rynveld's Wreath Factory for many years, and also worked as a head of the kitchen and cook at Dar-Way from the first day it opened until August of 1983. Vera is a member of St. Peter's Church, at Hugo's Corners, in Estella. She enjoyed crocheting, and gardening flowers. She especially loved her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She leaves surviving: a daughter, Darlene (Harry) Shoemaker of New Albany, Pa.; a son, Marvin (Leah) Bailey of Bloomfield, N.Y.; granddaughters, Cindy Shoemaker of Stroudsburg, Pa., Tina (Richard) Bailey of Bloomfield, N.Y., Karla (R.J.) Bailey of Bloomfield, N.Y.; grandson, Chris (Dawn) Shoemaker of Dushore; great-grandchildren, Devin Shoemaker, Kiersten Shoemaker, Joe Chek, Benjamin Richardson, Jayson Richardson; sisters, Pauline Hilliker, Beverly Morgan, Judith Ferguson, Edith Brown, Sylvia Teeter; brothers, Kenneth Quail, Francis Wayne Quail, Dann Quail, Lloyd James Bailey, Delbert Bailey; a special niece, Carolyn Weightman; and by many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by: two sisters, Ruth Conrad and Elva Crofut; by two brothers, Ellery Quail and infant Melvin Quail. Friends and family are invited to call from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2008, at the Russell P. McHenry Funeral Home, 119 Carpenter Street, Dushore; and from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral service on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2008, at Russell P. McHenry Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2008, in the Russell P. McHenry Funeral Home, in Dushore, with the Rev. Darcy Miller, her pastor officiating.  Interment will be in St. Paul's Reformed Cemetery, Overton, Pa. In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorials be made to the Parkinson's Disease Foundation, 1359 Broadway, Suite 1509, New York, N.Y. 10018, or a charity of one's choice, in memory of Mrs. Vera Bailey. - Published in the Towanda Daily Review on 1/15/2008.

ROHE Donald M. - Donald M. Rohe, 83, of Overton Township, New Albany, Pa., died unexpectedly on Monday, Aug. 2, 2010. He was born Jan. 11, 1927, in Sullivan County a son of the late LeRoy and Mary Rohe. He was raised by Lawrence and Alberta Rohe, who he considered Mom and Dad. On Sept. 26, 1956, he married Jeanette P. Vough in St. Paul's Church. His wife Jeanette preceded him in death on April 25, 1998. Prior to his retirement, he was employed by McCarty-Driscoll saw mill. Donald was a member of St. Paul's Church in Overton. His other memberships include: VFW Post No. 384, and the Elks Lodge, in Towanda, Pa. Donald loved his time spent in the outdoors, and enjoyed walking. He took great pleasure in helping other people — in the wintertime, plowing, and in the summertime mowing lawns. He is survived by "his kid:" Jessica Hoover (Mark Parsons), of Overton; special friends, Joe and June Hoover, of Overton; special friend, Elsie Fassett, of Overton; by several nieces and nephews, and by his beloved cats. In addition to both parents and his wife; he was preceded in death by two sisters; and four brothers. Friends and family are invited to call from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 9, in the Russell P. McHenry Funeral Home, 119 Carpenter Street, Dushore, Pa., and from 10-11 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 10, at St. Paul's Church in Overton. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 10, in St. Paul's Church, in Overton, with the Rev. Robert W. Martin, pastor, officiating. Interment will be in St. Paul's Reformed Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to: Bradford County Humane Society, P.O. Box 179, Ulster, PA 18850; or the American Cancer Society , Bradford-Sullivan County Unit, 1948 East Third Street, Williamsport, PA 17701.- Towanda Daily Review, August 5, 2010

ROHE –GRACE ELIZABETH ROHE TEETER, 77, of Dushore RR 2 died Thursday, Aug. 10, 1995, in Robert packer Hospital, Sayre.  She was the mother of two Lycoming County residents. Her husband, Ivan O. Teeter, died in 1993. Born Sept. 24, 1917, in Towanda, she was a daughter of Leroy and Mary Rohe. Surviving are seven sons, Paul Rohe of Rushville, Robert Bender of South Williamsport, Richard Bender of Montgomery, Arthur and Leslie Bender, both of Dushore, Donald Bender of Wilmot and Gary Bender of Marysville; a daughter, Patricia Kelly of LaPorte; three brothers, Lawrence and Melvin Rohe, both of Dushore, and Donald Rohe of Overton; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at McHenry's, 119 Carpenter St., Dushore, with the Rev. Robert W. Martin, pastor of Redeemer United Church of Christ, Dushore, officiating. Burial will be in St. Paul's Reformed Cemetery, Overton Township, Bradford County. Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 to 9 tonight. Submitted by Carol Brotzman.  –Sullivan Review.
Historians note:  Grace has a child  before she married Mr. Bender. Her last husband was the Teeter.

SALSBURY –MRS. MARGUERITE MOLNEUX, 62, of Overton (New Albany RD 2) died Wednesday morning at Memorial Hospital, Towanda, following a lingering illness.  She was born March 19, 1924 in Albany Township, the daughter of James and Leftie Drake Salisbury.  She had lived most of her life in the Albany and Overton areas and attended the Laddsburg Community Church.  She was employed by the Dar-Way Nursing Home in Estella, retiring in 1986.  Surviving are her husband, Meredith at home; two daughters, Mrs. Nicholas (Joan) Smith of Santa Anna, Calif., Mrs. Douglas (Mary) Bragg of Overton; nephew, Charles (George) Johnson of Evergreen; sister, Pearl Johnson of Wilmot, three grandchildren and several nieces.  Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at the Russell P. McHenry Funeral Home 119 Carpenter St., Dushore with the Rev. Sam Jordan, pastor of the Laddsburg Community Church officiating.  Interment will be in St. Paul’s Reformed Cemetery, Overton.  –Towanda Daily Review

SHERMAN - Elizabeth Jane S. Rohe, age 77, of Forks Township, Dushore, Pa., peacefully went home to be with her Lord surrounded by her loving family, on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2008, at Memorial Hospital in Towanda, Pa. She was born on April 29, 1930, in Cherry Township, Sullivan County, Pa., a daughter of the late Carl and Evelyn Beaver Sherman. On May 8, 1948, she married her husband Melvin Eugene Rohe, Sr., at Redeemer United Church of Christ in Dushore. Elizabeth and Melvin would have been celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. She has been a lifetime resident of the Dushore area. She is a member of St. Paul's Church of Overton, and was a member of the Women's Guild. Elizabeth enjoyed her time spent crocheting. She liked bird watching, and she took great pleasure in the wonders of nature around her home. She was very devoted to her family and grandchildren, and was always most willing to help whenever needed. She leaves surviving her husband: Melvin E. Rohe, Sr., at home; Joyce A. Rohe of Dushore, Susan (James) Swingle of Dushore, Melvin E. (Joan) Rohe, Jr. of Dushore; by sisters and brothers: Elsie Fassett of New Albany, Clara Weaver of Wysox, Lawrence Sherman of Burlington, Regina Carrington of Rome; by her five grandchildren: Randy Rohe of Dushore, twins: Jason Swingle of Dushore, Niki Swingle of Forksville, Rodney Rohe of Dushore, Brian Rohe of Dushore; and by great grandchildren: Skyler Carpenter and James Carpenter. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by an infant brother. Friends and family are invited to call from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral service on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2008, at St. Paul's Church in Overton. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Darcy Miller, her pastor officiating. Interment will follow in Reformed Cemetery, in Overton, Pa. In lieu of flower memorials may be made to: St. Paul's Church, c/o Joan Rohe, R.R. 4, Box 4194, Dushore, PA 18614. Arrangements were entrusted to the Russell P. McHenry Funeral Home, 119 Carpenter Street, Dushore, PA. -Towanda Daily Review  2/12/2008.

VOUGH -  H. Grace Vough Treaster, 90, of Dushore (Forks Township), Pa., died on April 14, 2008, at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pa.  She was born on Nov. 4, 1917 in Overton, Pa., a daughter of the late Ira D. and Helen M. (Musselman) Vough. She is a graduate of New Albany High School.  On May 19, 1938, Grace married Luther A. Treaster. Her husband preceded her in death on May 9, 1983.  Grace was a member of St. Paul's Church. She also served on the Sullivan County Election Board, and was an avid reader. She found great pleasure in her time spent with the Millview Missionary Society quilting.  She leaves surviving: her children, Allen L. (Delores) Treaster of Julian, Pa., Vernon L. (Sandra) Feaster of Green Valley, Ariz., Paul C. (Darla) Treaster of Dushore, Pa.; granddaughter, Terri Olcott; grandson, Scott A. Treaster; granddaughter, Tamara Heess; and a great grandson, Joshua Heess.  In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by brothers: Lynn M. Vough and Clair F. Vough.  Friends and family are invited to call from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 16, 2008, at St. Paul's Church in Overton.  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. in St. Paul's Church, with Rev. Darcy Miller, her pastor officiating.  Interment will be in St. Paul's Reformed Cemetery, Overton, Pa.  Submitted by Carol Brotzman

WARBURTON –MRS. MARJORIE WORTHINGTON age 73 of New Albany died at the home of her daughter, Linda Sheldon in Laceyville on Thursday evening, May 1, 1997 surrounded by her family.  She was born in Overton on Nov. 11, 1923 a daughter of the late Gordon and Jennie Stray Warburton.  She graduated from New Albany High School class of 1941 and later graduated from Scranton-Lackawanna School in 1951.  Marjorie operated her own accounting and tax preparation business in New Albany and for several years was a Justice of the Peace in New Albany.  She was a member of the St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Overton and at one time a member of the church consistory.  In her spare time she enjoyed being surrounded by her many friends and her family.  She enjoyed her many trips all over the world and especially her special trips to Atlantic City and Las Vegas.  She was very devoted to her grandchildren, following their sporting events and also their school activities.  She is survived by; her twin daughters and sons-in-law, Lynn and Robert Dibble Jr. of New Albany and Linda and Benjamin Sheldon of Laceyville; her five grandchildren, Bryant and Breanne Dibble and Gabriel, Zachary and Caleb Sheldon; a niece, Donna Ritz of Manlius, N.Y.; a stepdaughter and her husband, Joan and Bernard Finn of Bradford, N.Y.; a step-grandson, Shawn Finn of Corning, N.Y.; a step-granddaughter and husband Kathie and Vaughn Drake of Canisteo, N.Y. and a step-great-grandson, Devon Drake.  Besides her husband, she was also predeceased by a sister, Doris Whitely Warburton; two brothers, Donald and Raymond Warburton and a step-grandson, Joseph Finn.  A private service will be held at the St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Overton with her pastor, the Rev. Robert Martin officiating.  Interment will be in St. Paul’s Reformed Cemetery in Overton.  It was Marjorie’s request that there be no calling hours.  The family will furnish flowers, however, those wishing may make memorial donations to the St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, c/o Mr. Ed Johnson, RR 3, Box 256, Towanda, Pa. or to the Bradford Co. Cancer Society, 413 S. Main St., Athens, Pa. or to the Divine Providence Cancer Center, Williamsport, Pa. or to the charity of the donor’s choice.  Arrangements were made through the Sheldon Funeral Home, Main Street, Laceyville, Pa.  –Towanda Daily Review
 
 

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Tri-Counties Genealogy & History by Joyce M. Tice
St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Overton Township, Bradford County, PA
Obituaries

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EVERLING - Mrs. Catherine Everling Ferrell, age 94, of Dushore, Pa., died on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2009 at the Lock Haven Hospital, Lock Haven, Pa. Catherine was born at home in Forks Township on Oct. 15, 1915, a daughter of the late George N. and Minnie Epler Everling. She was educated at the Black Creek School and married Eugene "Chuck" Ferrell on June 4, 1934. He predeceased her on June 6, 1989, after 55 years of marriage.  Catherine helped Chuck with their farm chores her entire life and also worked for many years as the floor walker at the former(s) Weldon Mfg. Co of Lopez, Sull-Craft Mfg. Co. and the Dushore Lingerie of Dushore, Pa. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and great grandmother.  She was a member of St. Basil's Catholic Church and a member of St. Basil's St. Francis Altar and Rosary Society. She was a loyal Republican and served at the Election Board in Dushore for many years. She also was involved with the Sullivan County American Cancer Society and the Cancer Loan Closet in Dushore and almost every Bloodmobile.  Surviving are: two daughters and sons-in-law, Lois and Robert Bond, Lancaster, Pa. and Jean Anne and Richard Plotts, Lock Haven, Pa.; four grandchildren, Robert (Julie) Bond Jr., Lebanon, Pa., Mary T. (Ronald) Lawhead, Lancaster, Pa., Jennifer (Clifford) Winters, Lancaster. Pa. and Scott Plotts, Lock Haven, Pa.; ten great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two brothers, Leon Everling and Daniel Everling; and a sister, Genevieve Slater.  A transferal service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 29 at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 206 Water St., Dushore, Pa., and will be followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 11 a.m. at St. Basil's Church, Dushore, Pa., with the Rev. Joseph R. Hornick, her pastor, presiding. Interment will be in St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Overton, Pa.  Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday at the Homer Funeral Home. Members of St. Basil St Francis Altar and Rosary society will recite the Rosary at 3 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon at the funeral home.  The family will provide the flowers and Memorial contributions can be directed to a charity of their choice. Submited by Carol Brotzman.  Daily Review on October 26, 2009

 

FASSETT G. Mary Richlin

75, of Overton (Sullivan County), died on Thursday Aug. 9, 2012 at the Dar-Way Elder Care Center in Forksville.  Mary was born on June 28, 1937, a daughter of the late George S. and Gladys Sherman Fassett in Forks Twp. Overton. On June 1, 1957 she married James H Richlin Sr. in St. Francis Xavier Church in Overton and celebrated 55 years together.  She was a member of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, and St. Basil's the Great Church of Dushore.  Mary was a past president and current vice president of the V.F.W. Post 384 Ladies Auxiliary of New Albany. She enjoyed cooking, baking, and reading. But her greatest love was her family and especially her grand and great-grandchildren.  Mary is survived by her husband, James of Overton; three children, James H. Richlin Jr. of Towanda, Tina and Jeffrey Meck of Hughesville and Elaine C. Richlin of New Albany; five grandchildren, Brian Richlin, Wade Richlin, Amanda West, Shannon Clark and Sarah Adams; a step grandson, Allan Meck; three great grandchildren, Owen and Landen Clark and Ellie Adams; a sister June Armes; and a brother Benjamin Fassett.  Mary was also survived by Rebecca Rosenberry, whom she considered a daughter.  She was preceded in death by two brothers: Edward Teeter and Earl Fassett, a brother-in-law Harley Armes and a son-in-law Arden West.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday Aug. 13, 2012 in St. Basil's the Great Catholic Church in Dushore with the Very Reverend Glen McCreary of Church of The Resurrection in Muncy presiding.  Interment will follow in the St. Francis Xavier Cemetery in Overton. Family and friends are invited to view from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday evening in the Russell P. McHenry Funeral Home, 119 Carpenter St., Dushore.  Memorials may be directed to the Diabetes Foundation or the American Heart Association , in Mary's Memory.  Towanda Daily Review - August 11, 2012

 

FRIES Beatrice H. Meehan
age 89, of Overton, Pa., formerly of Levittown, Pa., died on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010 at the Highlands Care Center in Laporte, Pa. Beatrice was born in Philadelphia, Pa., on April 3, 1921, a daughter of the late Rodman and Pauline Wichterman Fries. She married Martin F. Meehan of Andalusia, Pa., on May 9, 1942. They recently celebrated their 68th wedding anniversary. Beatrice was a member of St. Basil's Church, Dushore, Pa. She was an excellent seamstress, she enjoyed crocheting and knitting. Surviving are her husband Martin, of Laporte, Pa.; three daughters and sons-in-law, Carol and Herbert Hausmann of Richmond, Va., Barbara and Jon Briggs, of Prince George, Va., Judith and Pierce Crompton of Stuart, Fla.; a sister, Pauline Cunningham of California; grandson and fiancée, Geoffrey Hausmann and Sarah Chase of Minneapolis, Minn.; numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brother, Rodman Fries, sisters; Katherine Elliot and Clara Kairis, and a grandson Erik Martin Hausmann. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Basil's Church, Dushore, Pa., with the Rev. Joseph R. Hornick, her pastor, presiding. Interment will be in St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Overton, Pa.  The family will provide the flowers and request that memorial contributions be directed to the Highlands Care Center, P.O. Box 10, Laporte, PA 18626. Towanda Daily Review - November 19, 2010

HEDDENS - Joy I. Heddens Snell, 78, of 2627 Route 87, Hillsgrove, died Sunday, October 12, 2008 at the Williamsport Hospital.  She was born May 25, 1930 in Millville, the daughter of Louis Stewart and Mary Anna Moser Heddens. Joy was a 1948 graduate of Montoursville High School and active participant in alumni affairs. She was a member of St. Francis Xavier Church in Overton; she attended and volunteered at the Union Church in Hillsgrove. Joy was an active member of the Hillsgrove Community Club for 58 years and also volunteered for Meals on Wheels. She worked at Darway Nursing Home, Judge of elections for Sullivan County, and lastly worked for the Foster Grandparent Program, caring for Head Start children. Joy was on the Bradford-Sullivan County Board of Area Agency on Aging. She had a love for cooking and cooked for The 10X Hunting Camp for 30 plus years. Joy enjoyed baking, sewing, bingo, cards, family, and was known for her banana bread. She loved to travel, which was inherited from her mother, Mary, who traveled to all 50 states of the United States. She loved Branson, Missouri and shared her time with many. She was a selfless loving mother, grandmother, and caregiver to many. Joy was predeceased by her husband, James Douglas; a son, James Douglas Snell; and two brothers, Russel and Donald Heddens. Surviving her are two sons, Michael J. (Deb) of Hoppestown and David J. (Sandy) of Clarion; six daughters, Kathleen A. Vandine of Nordmont, Patricia A. (Rancy) Pepper of Granville Summit, Carol A. (Fiance-Bruce Miller) MacElhaney of Hillsgrove, Rebecca A. (Zane) Bagley of Shunk, Elizabeth A. (Greg) Barker of New Kensington, and Lt. Col. Darlene McCurdy of Douglasville, GA; a brother, Kenneth (Nada) Heddens of Williamsport; twenty-eight grandchildren and twenty-two great-grandchildren, with three on the way. A Memorial Service of Remembrance will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, October 16, 2008 at the St. Francis Xavier Church, RR 2, Overton, PA. Interment will follow in the St. Francis Xavier Church Cemetery. Friends will be received on Wednesday evening from 6-8 p.m. at Spitler Funeral Home, 733 Broad St., Montoursville In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Hillsgrove Fire Co. P.O. Box 79, Hillsgrove, PA 18619. Submitted by Carol Brotzman.  October 14, 2008 Williamsport Sun-Gazette

MARSHALL - Miss Genevieve Ann Marshall, 74, New Albany RD 3, Forks Township, died April 28, 1975.  Born April 6, 1901 in Overton Township, Sullivan County, she was the daughter of Joseph and Mary Kelly Marshall. She attended school in Sullivan County and continued her education at Bloomsburg State Teachers College. She taught school for many years and was also active in farming until her retirement.  She was a member of St. Francis Xavier Roman Catholic Church, Overton, and a member of its Altar and Rosary Society. Surviving are three brothers, Lawrence of Millport, N.Y. Aloysius of Dushore and Ivan of Sayre; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held this morning (Thursday) at 9:15 a.m. from the Regina Tubach Homer Funeral Home, Dushore, followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Francis Xavier Church, Overton. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Submitted by Carol Brotzman.  Sullivan Review
May 1, 1975

 

OLPTER –ROSE OLPTER DUNFEE, 63, wife of William L. Dunfee of Overton Township, formerly a 30 year resident of Edgewater, Md., died Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2003, at the Robert Packer Hospital, in Sayre. Born Dec. 18, 1939, in Oakdale, Pa., she was the only child of the late Joseph and Rose Zafeya Olpter.  Rose was a graduate of West Allegheny High School, Imperial, Pa., Class of 1957. On Feb. 19, 1966, she married William L. Dunfee at Oxon Hill, Md. Rose was employed by the National Security Agency in Fort Meade, Md., for many years until her retirement in 1994. She was a member of the American Legion Post No. 996 Auxiliary, in Dushore. Surviving are: her husband of 37 years, William L. Dunfee; her son, Reed Dunfee of Solomons, Md.; her daughter and son-in-law, Kelly and David Bailey of Edgewater; and her grandson, Christopher Bailey. A graveside memorial service will be held Monday, Oct. 13, at 11:30 a.m. at the St. Francis Xavier Cemetery in Overton. Arrangements are under the direction of the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, Towanda. There are no calling hours. Contributed by Carol Brotzman.  –Towanda Daily Review.

SITAS Marian Litzelman Worthington
age 92, of Towanda Memorial Personal Care Home, died on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2010 at the Memorial Hospital, Towanda, Pa. Marian was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., on December 6, 1917, one of nine children of the late William and Marcella Romaskicz Sitas. She graduated from the Laceyville High School, a member of the class of 1937. She worked at Eclipse Division until her marriage to Lester James Litzelman on June 30, 1943. They built a new home in Overton. She was employed at the Endicott Johnson Shoe Mfg. Co. of Mildred from which she retired after 35 years of service. Jim Litzelman predeceased her on March 15, 1964.  Marian married Foster Gale Worthington of Dushore, PA on November 17, 1985. They purchased a home in New Albany, Pa., where she resided until recently when she moved to Towanda. Gale predeceased her on September 4, 1999. Marian was a member of St. Francis Xavier Church, Overton and a member of the Loyalsock Post No. 996 American Legion Auxiliary, Dushore, Pa. Surviving are: a son, Robert J. (Carol) Litzelman of Towanda, Pa.; step-children, Wenda Worthington, Dushore, Pa., Gary Worthington, Syracuse, N.Y., Barry Worthington, Laytonsville, Md., Terry Worthington, Dushore, Pa., Kaye Worthington, Dushore, Pa.; two sisters, Alice Saxe of Brackney, Pa., Stella (Robert) Hoffa, Oriskany, N.Y.; brother, Albert Sitas, Montrose; granddaughter, Pamela (Kyle) Wagner, Summerdale, Pa.; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by three sisters, Vera Champluvier, Deleora Kinney and Adella Stevens; two brothers, William Sitas and Joseph Sitas; a sister-in-law, Beatrice Sitas; a brother-in-law, Robert Keeney and a step-son, Jeffrey Worthington.  The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 18 2010 at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 206 Water St., Dushore, Pa., with the Rev. Joseph R. Hornick, her pastor, presiding. Interment will be in St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Overton, Pa. Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010 and from 9 a.m. on Thursday until the time of the service. Members of IHM Altar and Rosary Society will recite the Rosary at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. The family will provide the flowers and ask that memorial contributions be directed to the Dushore Ambulance Association, PO Box 1, Dushore, PA 18614 or the New Albany Fire Co., PO Box 167, New Albany, PA 18833. Towanda Daily Review - November 15, 2010

JAMES D. SNELL, 75, Hillsgrove RR 1 died August 10, 1994 at home after a long battle with cancer.  Born April 13, 1919 in Hoppestown, he was a son of Merton R. and Anastasia Morris Snell.  Mr. Snell was a life member and one of the founders of the Hillsgrove Fire Company and the Hillsgrove TV Association, a member of St. Francis Xavier Church, Overton, an avid hunter, and former guide for bear hunts in the Hillsgrove area and Lycoming County.  He and his brother, Bernard R. Snell operated a family dairy farm in the Hillsgrove area from 1943 until retirement in 1979.  His brother died in January.  Surviving are two sons, Michael of Hillsgrove and David of Clarion; six daughters, Kathleen Vandine of Nordmont, Patricia Pepper of Granville Summit, Carol MacElhaney of Hillsgrove, Rebecca Bagley of Shunk, Elizabeth Baker of New Kensington and Capt. Darlene McCurdy, stationed at Enterprise Alabama, with the National Guard; two sisters, Eileeen Stroble of sterling, AK and Elfreda McCarty of Hillsgrove; 27 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.  A son, James Douglas Snell died in 1952.  The funeral was held Aug. 13 in the St. Francis Xavier Church with the Rev. Joseph Conboy, former priest officiating.  Burial was in St. Francis Xavier Church Cemetery.  –Towanda Daily Review

SNELL –V. ELFREDA MCCARTY, 91, Hillsgrove, died on Thursday Oct. 28, 2004.  She was born on Aug. 23, 1913 in Procter, the daughter of Merton R. and Anastasia M. Morris Snell.  Elfreda was a member of St. Basil’s Catholic Church in Dushore.  She is survived by three sons, John F. of Barbours, James D. of Colley and William R. McCarty of Bentley Creek; eight daughters, Vivian E. McCarty of Hillsgrove, Patricia A. McCarty of Dushore, Nancy A. Romano of Cherry Mills, Virginia R. St. Clair of Dillsburg, Nellie A. Pennella of Hillsgrove, Sharon M. Pedro of New Albany, Constance A. Bogart of Estella, Mary G. Hoppes of Hillsgrove and one sister, M. Eileen Strouble of California.  Elfreda was predeceased by her husband, J. Francis McCarty; two sons, Wilbur F. and Guy D. McCarty; three brothers, Bernard, Douglas and Wilbur; and one sister, Hilda Deiter.  Memorial Mass will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Overton, with the Rev. Bert S. Kozen officiating.  There will be no visitation.  Interment will follow in the church cemetery.  Arrangements are by Spitler Funeral home, 733 Broad St., Montoursville.  –Canton Independent Sentinel
 


? STRONG, Jean M.
A longtime resident of the Pine City, NY Community diedSunday, March 1, 2009 at the Arnot-Ogden Medical Center following an illness at the age of 80. Family and friends will be received at Caywood's Funeral Home & Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Elmira, NY on Saturday, March 7 2009 from 9-10 a.m. Funeral Services will follow at 10 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place Saturday afternoon in St. Basil's Church, 101 Churchill St. Dushore, PA 18614 at 1 p.m. Graveside services will follow in St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Overton, PA. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Alzheimer's Association, 435 E. Henrietta Rd., Rochester, NY 14620 in her memory.   Published in the Star-Gazette on 3/6/2009
 

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