Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: C:\TC\~srgp\new\cemboo2.gif

Tri-Counties Genealogy & History by Joyce M. Tice
Terrytown Cemetery, Terry Township, Bradford County, PA
Obituaries

Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: C:\TC\~srgp\new\tbc100c.jpg

 

Bradford County PA

Chemung County NY

Tioga County PA

 

Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: C:\TC\~srgp\new\gs024.jpg

Photo of Gravestone Art
by Joyce M. Tice

Terrytown Cemetery Listing

 

 

Joyce's Search Tip - January 2008 

Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: C:\TC\~srgp\new\newsline.gif

 

Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: C:\TC\~srgp\new\bluehunt.jpg

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) 


 

ALLEN Julia (Judy) A. Allen Mosier

age 70, of Sugar Run, died peacefully on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 at her home with her loving family at her side.  Judy was born on Aug. 18, 1942 in Sayre, daughter of the late Lester R. and Carrie M. Vanderpool Allen. She attended the Canton High School. After school she met and married Norris Mosier of Sugar Run, on Aug. 23, 1958, they celebrated their 54th anniversary last year. After getting married she and Norris lived in Homet's Ferry for a few years, and then moved to Sugar Run, where she raised her family and helped Norris run the farm for Henry Turrell. During this time she also worked in the cafeteria at the Laceyville Elementary school for 10 years.  Judy was a member of the Hollenback Methodist Church. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. Her grandchildren were her pride and joy; she spent every moment she could with them. She was an avid Yankees fan, and did not appreciate interruptions while enjoying the ball game.   Judy was a member of the Wyalusing Bowling Association, having attended many State Bowling tournaments. She enjoyed getting in the car and going for Sunday drives with Norris.  Surviving are spouse: Norris at home; sons and daughter-in-law Norris Mosier Jr. of Wyalusing, Timothy Mosier and friend Kristi Adams of Jenningsville, Dennis Mosier of Quicks Bend and Gary and Laurie Mosier of Quicks Bend; daughters and son-in-law Carrie Sue and Duane Taylor of Herrickville; brother Lester Wayne Allen of Laporte; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a niece Crystal Wiles of Sayre.  A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 18, 2013 at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 1 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing, with the Rev. Dale L. Russell, presiding. Interment will be in the Terrytown Cemetery.  Friends may call from 1 p.m. until the time of service on Monday at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home.   The family and Chris Turrell will provide the flowers and requests that donation be sent to the Hollenback United Methodist Church, PO Box 155, Wyalusing, PA 18853.   Towanda Daily Review – February 15, 2013

 

CLAUDE H. BAILEY, 79, of Towanda RD 5 (Wysox Township) died early Monday morning, Nov. 14, 1988, at the Bradford County Manor.  Born June 30, 1909, in Smithfield Township, he was a son of Homet and Hattie Smith Bailey.  Claude was a graduate of Coyne Electrical School in Chicago, Ill., and worked as a general contractor in the Towanda Wysox area for many years, retiring in 1974.  Surviving are his wife, Lillian M. Stone Bailey, at home a daughter, Mrs. Henry (Marie) Menard, Johnson City, N.Y.; four sons, Lewis C. Bailey, Branchville. S. C.; Carl I. Bailey, Wyalusing RD 4; Clarence G. Bailey, Lebanon, Pa.; Cecil H. Bailey, Wyalusing RD 4; six grandchildren; an aunt, Mrs. Almeda Harris, Troy RD 3; several nieces, nephews and cousins.  He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Shirley Bailey, in 1987 and by his brother, Paul N. Bailey, in 1988. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. at the Maryott-Bowen funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda, with the Rev. Thomas Geiger, officiating.  Interment will be in Terrytown Cemetery.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral service Wednesday afternoon at the funeral home.  –Towanda Daily Review.

 

PAUL N. BAILEY, 74, of 217 Pennsylvania Ave., Sayre, died Monday evening, July 11, 1988 at his home following an extended illness.  Born Oct. 19, 1913 in Smithfield Township, he was a son of the late Homet and Hattie Smith Bailey.  Mr. Bailey was employed for over 30 years by the Lehigh Valley Railroad in Sayre, retiring in 1970.  He is survived by his wife, Della Thompson Bailey; two sons; Ralph Bailey of Sayre and John J. Bailey of Waverly, N.Y.; five grandchildren; a brother, Claude Bailey of Wysox; several nieces, nephews and cousins.  The funeral service will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Maryott-Bowen funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda with the Rev. Robert Magnus, pastor of Trinity Episcopal Church, Athens, officiating.  Interment will be in Terrytown Cemetery.  The family will receive friends this evening from 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home. –Towanda Daily review.

 

BENJAMIN –MRS. HELEN LEONA CHILSON HOOVER, of Dushore, PA died on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2002 at the Skilled Nursing Unit of the Memorial Hospital, Towanda.  Helen was born in Terrytown on April 25, 1913, a daughter of the late William and Emily Johnson Benjamin. She attended local schools and married Allen Chilson of Frenchtown. They raised their children and Allen predeceased her in 1961. She married Eugene S. Hoover of Terry Township, who also predeceased her.  Helen was a devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed cooking and especially baking. Helen also loved her flower garden. Surviving are three sons, Francis Chilson, Dushore, Dean Chilson, Wyalusing, Nelson Chilson, New Albany; seven daughters, Mrs. Florence Hoover, Wyalusing, Mrs. Doris Johnson, Terrytown, Mrs. Joyce Kipp, New Albany, Mrs. Marguerite Yonkin, Dushore, Mrs. Christine Salsman, Dushore, Mrs. Alice Campbell, Ulster, Ms. Beverly Saul-Wells, Towanda; a sister, Mrs. Nellie Wendella, Elmira, NY; a sister-in-law, Mrs. Carrie Benjamin, Waverly, NY; 39 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by three sons, Ralph Chilson of Carteret, NJ and Ronald Chilson of Wyalusing and an infant son, Layton; three brothers, Sheldon Benjamin, Ralph Benjamin and Herbert Benjamin and three sisters, Martha Baker, Rosie Johnson and Della Heffron.  Funeral services will be held on Friday, Feb. 15 at 11 a.m. at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 1 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing, with the Rev. Michael Dodd of the Evergreen Christian Church, officiating.  Interment will be in the Terrytown Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  –Towanda Daily Review.

BENJAMIN –MRS. HELEN LEONA CHILSON HOOVER, 88, of Dushore died on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2002, at the Skilled Nursing Unit of the Memorial Hospital of Towanda.  Helen was born in Terrytown, on April 25, 1913, a daughter of the late William and Emily Johnson Benjamin. She attended local schools and married Allen Chilson of Frenchtown.  They raised their children and Allen predeceased her in 1961.  She married Eugene S. Hoover of Terry Township, who also predeceased her.  Helen was a devoted and loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.  She enjoyed cooking and especially baking.  Helen also loved her flower garden.  Surviving are three sons, Francis Chilson of Dushore, Dean Chilson of Wyalusing and Nelson Chilson of New Albany; seven daughters, Mrs. Florence Hoover of Wyalusing, Mrs. Doris Johnson of Terrytown, Mrs. Joyce Kipp of New Albany, Mrs. Marguerite Yonkin of Dushore, Mrs. Christine Salsman of Dushore, Mrs. Alice Campbell of Ulster and Ms. Beverly Saul-Wells of Towanda; a sister, Mrs. Nellie Wendella of Elmira, N.Y.; a sister-in-law, Mrs. Carrie Benjamin of Waverly, N.Y.; 39 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by three sons, Ralph Chilson of Carteret, N.J. Ronald Chilston of Wyalusing and Layton, an infant son; three brothers, Sheldon Benjamin, Ralph Benjamin and Herbert Benjamin; and three sisters, Martha Baker, Rosie Johnson and Della Heffron.  Funeral services will be held on Friday, Feb. 15, at 11 a.m. at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 1 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing, with the Rev. Michael Dodd of the Evergreen Christian Church officiating.  Interment will be in the Terrytown Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.  –Towanda Daily Review

BENJAMIN Leslie Ralph - Leslie Ralph [Claude] Benjamin, 51, died Tuesday, July 20, 2010, at Holy Spirit Hospital after a long battle with diabetes and heart problems. He was born on August 3, 1958 the son of the late Ralph and Alice Raymond Benjamin. Leslie enjoyed playing cards, gambling and NASCAR. He loved all his nieces and nephews very much, and he was very close to his family. He will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him. He is predeceased by his sister Sandra L. Myers.Leslie is survived by his brother Randy (Mary) Benjamin of Waverly, NY, sister Cynthia (Rich) Moore of Chemung, NY, special cousin Robert Benjamin, several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, July 31, 2010, at 11 a.m. at the Waverly United Methodist Church, in the Chapel with Rev. Anne Bey Canfield officiating. The family is being assisted by Jay E. Lowery Funeral Home, Inc., Athens, Pa.Burial will be in Terrytown Cemetery at the convenience of the family.In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in his memory to The Bridge, P.O. Box 202, Sayre, Pa., 18840. Please say a prayer for him. Claude, please go in peace and be with Mom, Dad, and Sandy. Love, Randy. - Sayre Morning Times, July 22, 2010

 

BERKLEY Arther M. Berkley

81, of Park Place in Wyalusing, died on Saturday June 23, 2012 at the Memorial Hospital (Skilled Unit) in Towanda.  He was born on Feb. 13, 1931 a son of the late Merle and Amanda Price Berkley in Pike Twp.  Arther attended the LeRaysville High School and worked throughout the area at several local farms until he retired. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed sharing his catch with his many friends and family.  He is survived by a sister Mary Neiss and husband Merritt; two nephews Carl and Kevin; a nephew and wife Ellis and Susan Berkley; and several nieces and nephews that he loved very much including his friends at Park Place in Wyalusing.  Arther was preceded in death by his parents' two sisters and a brother-in-law, Dorothy Smith and Ina and Earl Tinna, two brothers and a sister-in-law, Edward Berkley and Earl and Charlotte Berkley, and a niece, Kristin Barnes.  A graveside service will be held in the Terrytown Cemetery of Wyalusing, at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Wyalusing Fire Company, P.O. Box 86, Wyalusing PA 18853, in Arther's memory.  Towanda Daily Review – June 28, 2012

 

SHANNON D. BUMP, 39 of N. Main St., Towanda, PA died Thursday November 30, 2006 at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY following an extended illness.  Born November 13, 1967 in Sayre, Pa. he was the son of Rose Marie Vanderpool Bump and the late Walter Bump.  Shannon attended Towanda Schools and was an avid fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers.  Surviving are: his mother, Rose Marie Bump of Towanda, his children, Ashley Marie Kerr and her husband, Kevin Kerr of North Carolina; Shannon A. Bump of Towanda; Desiree L. Bump of Towanda; Grandsons, Konner David Kerr and Austin Shannon Bump, his sister, Sheila Bump of Towanda, his brother, Henry Bailey of Towanda. a special aunt, Dorothy Brown, several nieces, nephews and cousins.  He was preceded in death by his brother, Walter "Baldy" Bump.  A memorial service will be held Sunday December 10, 2006 at 1:30 p.m. at Arc of the Covenant Church Brocktown Road, Monroeton, Pa. with the Rev. Paul Benjamin and Rev. Rose Benjamin officiating.  Following the service there will be a luncheon and time of fellowship at the church, please bring a dish to pass.  There are no calling hours.  Private interment services will be the Terrytown Cemetery, Terry Twp., Pa.  –Towanda Daily Review

BUMP    Walter "Junior" "Baldie" BUMP Jr., age 34, of Towanda RR 2 died Sunday evening, Oct. 15, 2000, as a result of a motor vehicle accident on Route 220 in Monroe Township..  Born Dec. 7, 1965, in Sayre, he was the son of Walter and Rose VANDERPOOL BUMP Sr.  Walter attended the Towanda Schools and at the time of his death was employed by J. R. Field Stone Company.  Walter enjoyed sports, especially basketball.  He was loved by all.  Surviving are three children; Amanda A. BUMP of Buffalo, NY, Walter B.J. BUMP II,I at home; and Brandon BUMP, at home; his mother; Rose BUMP of Towanda; his father, Walter BUMP of Wysox; his sister; Sheila BUMP, and her fiancé, Jamie WALTERS, of Wysox; two brothers; Shannon BUMP and Henry BAILEY, both of Towanda; his fiancé , Phyllis VANDERPOOL, at home; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.  The funeral and committal service will be held Thursday, Oct. 19, 2000, at 2 p.m., at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda.  Friends may call one hour prior to the funeral service Thursday afternoon at the funeral home.  Interment will be in the Terrytown Cemetery, Terry Township.

 

CAMPBELL Helen L. Dickson Farney

age 90, of Ninety-three Woodside Terrance, Towanda, died Saturday, March 16, 2013 at the Memorial Hospital, Towanda.  Helen was born Aug. 5, 1922 in Terrytown, a daughter of the late Chester and Estella Van Note Campbell. She graduated from the New Albany High School.  Helen worked for Anchor Hocking Company in Salem, N.J. before moving back to Pennsylvania and later worked at the Endicott Johnson Shoe Manufacturing Co. in Mildred. She resided in Sheshequin for the past seven years and enjoyed crocheting, her grandchildren, and watching professional wrestling on the television.  Surviving are sons Dennis Dickson of Ocala, Fla. and Nathaniel Farney of Towanda; daughters Paula (John) Hicks of Bloomfield, N.Mex. and Barbara (Lee) Strickland of Newark, Del.; brother Edwin (Florence) Campbell of New Albany; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; a longtime friend, William Mella, Ocala, Fla.; and a special longtime caregiver, Brenda Rice of Sheshequin.  She was predeceased by sons, Glendon Earl Dickson of Towanda on May 30, 2011, Donald Dickson of Kissimmee, Fla. on Sept. 30, 2011, and David Farney; two grandsons, Glendon E. Dickson Jr. and Mark Strickland; and brothers: Gerald Campbell, Donald Campbell and Paul Campbell.  A graveside memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family at the Terrytown Cemetery, Terrytown. Arrangements are under the direction of the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 1 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing.   Towanda Daily Review – March 21, 2013

 

CARPENTER   Mrs. Thelma Mae Philippi, age 88, of Wilmont Township, died on Friday, Oct. 13, 2000, at the Skilled Nursing Unit of the Memorial Hospital, Towanda.  Thelma was born April 6, 1912, in Ricketts, PA, daughter of the late Horace and Jenny IGNITA CARPENTER.  Thelma was married to Carl Philippi, who predeceased her on Dec. 27, 1983.  They resided in Wilmont most of their lives.  Thelma worked for many years for the Endicott Johnson Shoe Mfg. Co. in Mildred, from which she retired.  In retirement she continued the family farm in Wilmont.  Thelma was a member of the Moxie Community Church.  Surviving are four daughters and sons-in-law; Hazel STROPE of Towanda, Joan and George HEATH of Mildred, Sally and Thomas MATLACK of Sarasota, Fl, Patricia and James BYERS of Southhampton, PA; 17 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and five great-great- grandchildren.  She was predeceased by two brothers, Charles and Earl CARPENTER and two sisters, Helen KNOWLES and Frances PHILIPPI.  A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2000, at 11 a.m. at the Wilmont Grange Hall with he Rev. Howard D. CARR, her pastor, officiating.  Interment will be in the Terrytown Cemetery.  Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 206 Water St. Dushore.

 

CARR John W. Carr

a resident of Terry township, died at his home in Spring Lake Wednesday morning March 26, at 3 o'clock, aged 75 years and three months.  He is survived by his wife and five children: Floyd of Towanda, William of Durell, Clarence of Norway Ridge, Fred at home, and Mrs. Fred Schanbacher of Horseheads, NY.  Two brothers and a sister also survive: Peasley of Marathon, NY, James of Alhanibra, Cal., and Mrs. James Kane of Wilkes-Barre.  Funeral services will be held Sunday at 1 o'clock at the home, and at 2 o'clock in the Terrytown church.  Interment will be at Terrytown.  RHW.  March 27, 1930-Towanda Daily Review

 

CASE Violet J. Case VANDERPOOL

62, of Wyalusing RD 2. died Monday morning, May 12, at Memorial Hospital, Towanda after a lengthy illness.  She was born August 16, 1917 in Franklindale the daughter of Simmon and Grace CASE.  She had been a resident of the area her entire life.  Mrs. Vanderpool was preceded in death by her late husband, Howard.  She attended the Terrytown Baptist Church.  Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Thomas (Rosetta) Chilson, Viall Hill; one son; Eustace Vanderpool of Columbia Cross Roads; four grandchildren, one great grandson; one brother; L.D. Case of Elmira; several nieces, nephews and cousins.  Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. from the Kenneth D. Kerr Funeral Home, Wyalusing, with Pastor David Steurwaid, pastor of the terrytown Baptist Church, officiating.  Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m.  Donations may be made to the Wyalusing Ambulance Association in memory of Mrs. Vanderpool.  RHW.  Towanda Daily Review, May 13, 1980.  NOTE: Mrs. Vanderpool was the daughter of Simmon and Grace J. BROWN Case.  She and her husband Howard M. Vanderpool are buried in the Terrytown cemetery.  Mr. Vanderpool was the son of  Sherman and Estella "Stella" Vanderpool.  Mr. and Mrs. Vanerpool were married April 4, 1920 in Sugar Run.  Mr. Vanderpool was born 1921 and died Jan. 2, 1980.  Personal information taken from the book " Vanderpool and Interrelated Families of Bradford County, PA.  Information from the book by Donald Lloyd Vanderpool, printed by the same and released to the public July 2007.    

 

CLARK
Walter F. Clark, 74, of Towanda RD 3 (Towanda Township), died Friday afternoon, Dec 11, 1987, at Memorial Hospital, Towanda, following a long period of deteriorating health.  Born Feb. 11, 1913, in Philadelphia, he was the son of William and Elizabeth PATTERSON CLARK.  He was a veteran of WWII, having served in the U.S. Army and was employed by the General Motors Corporation in Cheater, Pa for 17 years until his health began to fail.  He was a member of the Towanda American Legion Post 42, the Disabled American Veterans (DAVE); and the Towanda Gun Club.  Mr. CLARK enjoyed clock making, string art and other various crafts, go-cart racing and mechanics.  He is survived by his wife Jeanette JOHNSON CLARK, Towanda RR 3; five daughters, Mrs. Gary (Virginia) HENDERSHOT, Towanda; Mrs. Jeremiah (Gwen) KRUSHINSKY, Folcroft, PA, Ms. Frances CLARK, Jenkinstown, PA; Mrs. Robert (Sandra) MIZELLI of Bootwin. PA; Ms. Judith JONES, Folcroft, PA; a son Robert F. CLARK, Bellefonte, PA; three step-daughters: Carrie MCBRIDE, Reading CA; Marjorie VANDERPOOL, Wyalusing RD 3; Jan TUTTLE, Wyalusing RD 1, a step-on, Charles GOD II of Durell: two sisters: Miss Edith CLARK and Mrs. Boyd (Mildred) EDSELL, both of Hernando, FL; 13 grandchildren; 10 step-grandchildren; and four step-great-grandchildren.  He was predeceased by his wife Evelyn CLARK in 1982.  A memorial service will be held Sunday at 4 p.m. at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home 217 York Ave., Towanda, with the Rev. Samuel BYLER, pastor of the Saco Road Baptist Church officiating.  Interment will be at a later date at Terrytown Cemetery.  Towanda Legion Post 42 will accord military honors at the funeral home Sunday afternoon.  The Daily Review Towanda.  Daily Review

 

DICKSON Glendon Earl Dickson Sr.

age 64, of Marshview Road, Towanda, Pa., died peacefully at his home on Sunday, May 30, 2011 after a lingering illness.  Glendon was born in Salem, N.J. on Feb. 16, 1947, a son of Helen Campbell Farney and the late Melvin Alex Dickson. He attended school in New Jersey and moved to Bradford County where he worked for several area farms until he was disabled.  Surviving are: his son, Daniel Dickson; granddaughter, Amanda Dickson of Evergreen, Pa.; mother, Helen Farney of Towanda, Pa.; brothers, Donald Dickson of Kissimmee, Fla., Dennis Dickson of Ocala, Fla. and Nathaniel Farney of Towanda, Pa.; sisters, Paula Hicks of Bloomfield, N.M., Barbara Strickland of Newark, Del.; uncle Henry (Florence) Campbell of New Albany, Pa.; and a longtime friend, William Mella, Ocala, Fla. He was predeceased by a son, Glendon E. Dickson Jr.  A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 11 at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 1 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing, Pa. Interment will be in the Terrytown Cemetery.  Towanda Daily Review -  June 3, 2011

 

DICKINSON –JEANETTE EDNA GOD CLARK, 77 of the Colonial Towers, Towanda, died Tuesday morning Nov. 15, 2005 at the Skilled Nursing Unit of Memorial Hospital, North Towanda Township, Pa.  Born March 31, 1928 in Sylvara, Pa., she was the daughter of Isrial and Lula Brown Dickinson.  Jeanette attended the Wyalusing area schools and graduated from Wyalusing High School. In earlier years she was employed by the Bradford County Manor and the Camptown Sewing Factory. Jeanette was later employed by Bendix Corp. in Montrose, Pa.  She formerly attended the Terrytown Baptist Church. Jeanette loved the outdoors and taking walks.  Surviving are three daughters, Carrie Jane God of Reading, Calif., Margene Vanderpool and her husband Larry Vanderpool of Wyalusing, RR 3, and Jan Tuttle and her husband Jack Tuttle of Spring Lake, Pa.; a son, Charles God of Monroeton, Pa., ten grandchildren, Kathy Thompson, Billy Thompson, Steve Thompson, Tabitha Vanderpool, Larry Vanderpool, Jack Tuttle and his wife Faith, Toby Tuttle, Tanya Tuttle, Charles God III and his wife Beth and Christopher God, eleven great-grandchildren, her brother, Howard "Bud" Dickinson of Durell, Pa. and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.  She was preceded in death by her husband Walter Clark in 1987; a daughter, Betsey Lou God, six brothers, Tracey, Pete, Harry, Ollie, Bill and Donald Dickinson, three sisters, Nellie Owens, Mary Farr and Helen Dickinson.  A private funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family.  There are no calling hours. Interment will be in Terrytown Cemetery.  The family suggests that memorial contributions may be made to the Towanda Public Library, 104 Main St., Towanda, Pa. in Jeanette Edna God Clark's memory.  –Towanda Daily Review

WILLIAM JAMES DICKINSON, 29, of Wysox RR2, Rome Township, died Thursday morning, June 6, 1996, at his home following and extended illness.  Born Feb. 20, 1967, in North Towanda Township, Pa., he was a son of Howard F. Dickinson and the late Mary Jane Mosier Dickinson.  In earlier years, William served in the U.S. Army.  He later was employed as a truck driver with MCT Trucking in Ohio for a number of years and later by Penns Best Trucking Co.  He was a member of the National rifle Association and the North American Hunting Club.  He enjoyed hunting and fishing.  Surviving are: his father, Howard F. Dickinson of Towanda RR2; his fiancée and her son, Holly and Dillon Hadlock of Wysox RR2; a brother and sister-in-law, Steven and Faith Dickinson of Standing Stone; a brother and his companion, Brian Dickinson and Becky Gosline of Rome; two sisters and brothers-in-law; Susan and Donald Kepner of Towanda RR2 and Tammy and Guy Brown of Wysox; a sister and her companion, Wendy Vanderpool and Ray Fowler of Wysox; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.  He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Jane Dickinson on July 27, 1989.  The funeral and committal service will be held Saturday, June 8, 1996, at noon at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda with the Rev. David Wilkerson, pastor of the Church on the Hill, Milan, Pa. officiating.  Interment will be in Terrytown Cemetery, terry Township, Pa., at a later date.  The family will receive friends this evening from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.  –Towanda Daily Review.

CHARLES C. DONOVAN, 82, of Wyalusing Township died Thursday afternoon, September 26, 1985, at his home.  Born June 28, 1093, in Terry Township, he was the son of Cornelius and Jessie Johnson Donovan.  Mr. Donovan was employed in early years by various general contractors in the area.  He was a member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles Lodge, Towanda.  He is survived by five sons; Edward A. of Monroeton, Donald E. of Towanda, James A. of Towanda, Stephen L. of Monroeton, and Raymond L. of Towanda; four daughters: Mrs. Eleanor Chilson of Towanda, Mrs. Leland (Mary Jane) Wells of Wyalusing, Irene L. Donovan of Waverly, and Mrs. Edwin (Betty) Rowe of Athens; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; a sister, Hazel of Elmira; a brother, Lewis of Myersburg; several nieces, nephews and cousins.  He was preceded in death by a son, Robert and three sisters; Pearl, Nellie, and Martha.  Funeral and committal services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda, with the Rev. Harry L. Ferguson, pastor of the Wysox Presbyterian Church, officiating.  Interment will be in Terrytown Cemetery.  The family will receive friends this evening from 7-9 at the funeral home.  The Fraternal Order of Eagles Lodge Towanda will hold services at the funeral home this evening at 7:00.  –Towanda Daily Review.

FISK - Ethel Gladys Fisk Mapes
March 3, 2002
Ethel Gladys Fisk Mapes, 92, of RR2, Wyalusing, PA, died on Sunday, March 3, 2002 at the Highlands Nursing Home, Laporte.  Born on Dec. 4, 1908 in Wilmot Township, she was a daughter of the late Clyde and Mary Freudenberger Fisk.  On July 3, 1926, Ethel married Bruce Mapes. He preceded her in death on Nov. 26, 1986.  She was a devoted wife and mother and spent most of her life caring for her children and grandchildren. For a time, she worked for the Wyalusing School District as a custodian, retiring in 1972. Ethel enjoyed doing errands and helping others. She helped care for many of her community friends by staying nights with them and helping in whatever way she could to make their lives easier.  Mrs. Mapes was a member of the Moxie Community Church.  Ethel is survived by her children, Joyce Armitage, Laurence and Sherelle Mapes, Freda and James Canfield, Merna Calwell and Alberta Parks; grandchildren, Edward L. and Darlene Mapes, Kenneth H. and Barbara Mapes, Charles and Pamela Mapes, Fern and David Davis, Shelly and Charles Ross, Jodi and John Mapes-Swain, LaVerne and Marie Saxer, Lorene and Jerry Ackley, Kathy Shoemaker, Bret and Conny Shoemaker, Brenda and Thomas Miller, Tami and Andrew Laco, Timothy and Kim Mapes, Hope and David Jordan, Renee and Ronald Mapes-Babcock, Laurence, II and Tarena Mapes, Steve and Melissa Canfield, Victor and Tammy Canfield and Brian and Michelle Canfield; great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren and two sisters, Pearl Dyer and Evelyn Fisk.  She was preceded in death by a son, Kenneth W. Mapes; daughter-in-law, Ruth Mapes; grandsons, Lonnie Saxer and Gordon Mapes; brothers, Adrian Fisk, Cortez Fisk, Bradley Fisk and Clayton Fisk.  Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 7 at 1 p.m. in the McHenry Funeral Home, 106 Church St., Wyalusing, with her grandsons, LaVerne Saxer and Steven Canfield, officiating.  Family and friends called at the funeral home on Wednesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m.  Interment will be in the Terrytown Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations or contributions may be made to the Moxie Community Church, c/o Lamar Kipp, RR2, Box 35, Wyalusing, PA 18853.

CARL SEVELLON GOD, 85, of Terrytown, PA., died on Friday, Jan. 5, 2001 at the Highlands in LaPorte.  Carl was born Dec. 12, 1915 in Terrytown, Pa., a son of the late Charles and Susie Johnson God.  He attended local schools and worked on his family farm until succeeding the ownership from his father.  Carl expanded the well known dairy farm and married the former Armeta L. Young of Wyalusing, at the Evergreen Christian Church in Evergreen.  The operated the family farm until Carl retired in 1978.  After selling the dairy cows.  Carl spent the latter years raising hay and sweet corn.  He also maintained a large vegetable garden.  Carl was an avid hunter and fisherman and always loved the outdoors.  Carl was a former member of the Dairyman’s League Association and also a former member of Eastern Milk Producers.  Surviving him are: a spouse, Armeta Young God at home; three sons, and daughters-in-law; Rev. James R. and Beverly God of New Bloomfield, Pa., Dale L. God of Terrytown, Pa., Lanny C. and Kathy God of Terrytown, Pa.; two daughters and sons-in-law; Donna M. & Neil Benjamin of Terrytown, Pa., Cindy S. & Cornelius Blokzyl of Towanda, Pa.; a brother and sister-in-law; Herman & Mary God of Terrytown, Pa.; eleven grandchildren; Jonathan God, Jeffrey God, Jason God, Stephanie God, Scott Benjamin, Dale Lee God **, Jennifer God, Angela Blokzyl, Anthony Blokzyl, Brett God, Bryan God; and two great-grandchildren: Jonathan God Jr. and Jenna God.  Carl was predeceased by a son Rodney L. God on Aug. 5, 1973 and by an infant brother, Carl.  Funeral services will be held on Monday, Jan. 8, 2001 at 2 p.m. at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 1 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing, PA.  The Rev. James R. God, pastor of the Bible Baptist Church of New Bloomfield, Pa., officiating, and the Rev. Jonathan C. God, pastor of the Strodes-Mills Baptist Church, Lewistown, Pa., assisting.  Interment will be in the Terrytown Cemetery, Terrytown, Pa.  Friends may call at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, Wyalusing, on Sunday evening Jan. 7, 2001 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and on Monday from 1 p.m. until the time of the service.  Memorials are directed to the Wyalusing Public Library; PO Box 98, Wyalusing, PA or the Bible Baptist Church of New Bloomfield, RR1 Box 362-A, New Bloomfield, PA or the Terrytown Cemetery Association in care of Larry Mosier, RR 2 Box 149, Wyalusing, PA.  –Towanda Daily Review

HEEMAN - Florence J. Wright
Evening Times February 2, 2005
Florence J. Wright, 81, of Athens died Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2005 at the Robert Packer Hospital. She was born Aug. 8, 1923 in Wyalusing, the daughter of Washie and Leona Larrabee Heeman. Florence attended Camptown schools and enjoyed cooking and traveling. She was a long term dialysis patient at the Robert Packer Hospital/Guthrie Clinic, where she greatly appreciated the care, support, and encouragement received from both the staff and the patients over the past 10 years. She also enjoyed spending time with her nieces Linda and Kim and had a great love for animals. Florence was predeceased by her parents and two sisters, Nellie and Virginia. She is survived by: her special nieces, Kim and Linda Juda of Athens; several nieces, nephews, and cousins; and her aunt, Hannah Larrabee of Columbia Crossroads. Friends and family may call Thursday, Feb. 3, 2005 at the Jay E. Lowery Funeral Home, Inc., 225 S. Main St., Athens, from 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held Friday, Feb. 4, 2005 at the funeral home at 11 a.m. with Rev. Linda Rogers officiating. Burial will be in Terrytown Cemetery; Terrytown, Pa. Memorial donations may be made to the Dialysis Unit, Patient Care, Guthrie Square, Sayre, PA 18840.

STEPHEN HOOVER, 88, of Wyalusing RD 2 (Terry Township) died Thursday, March 2, 1989 at Memorial Hospital, Towanda following a lingering illness.  Born Oct. 20, 1900 in Terry Twp., he was the son of the late Richard and Jeanette Vanderpool Hoover. He was a lifetime resident of Terry Township and had been engaged in the farming industry. Surviving is one sister-in-law, Mrs. Mary Hoover of Wyalusing RD 2 and several nieces and nephews. Funeral and committal services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Kerr-McHenry Funeral Home, 106 Church St., Wyalusing with Rev. Richard Wolfe, pastor of the North Rome Wesleyan Church officiating. Interment will be in the Terrytown Cemetery at a later time at the convenience of the family. Friends may call at Kerr-McHenry Funeral Home at Wyalusing on Saturday 7-9 p.m. –Towanda Daily Review

JOHNSON - Eva A. Page, 84, of Spring Lake, Pa., peacefully left this earth and was ushered into the presence of her Lord and Savior on Sunday morning, Dec. 13, 2009, at the Towanda Memorial Hospital.  Eva was born July 17, 1925, in Spring Lake, Pa., a daughter of the late Clinton and Mertie HOOVER Johnson. She married Malford Page of Durrell, Pa., on Nov. 14, 1959. He predeceased her on Feb. 28, 1997, after 38 years of marriage.  Eva was a member of Faith Baptist Church, Terrytown, Pa. She was a loving mother and wife. She devoted all of her time to her family and friends. Some of her favorite activities were cooking, baking, gardening, playing the piano, singing, and sewing.  Surviving are: daughter and son-in-law Donna and Kevin Potter of Terrytown, Pa.; sons and daughter-in-law David Page of Wyalusing, Pa., and Philip and Kathy Bellows of Middleburg, Pa.; sister-in-law Cleone Johnson of Phoenix, Ariz.; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.  Eva was predeceased by four brothers, Richard LaRue, Theodore Johnson, Martin Johnson, and Kenneth Johnson; as well as her grandson Matthew Bellows.  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2009, at the Faith Baptist Church, Terrytown, Pa., with the Rev. Dennis W. Fox officiating. Interment will be in the Terrytown Cemetery.  Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Wednesday morning at the Faith Baptist Church, Terrytown, Pa. 15 Dec. 2009 Towanda Daily Review.

FREDERICK R. ‘PUNKY’ JOHNSON, SR., 69, of Liberty Corners, Towanda RR 4, died Monday morning, May 13, 2002 at his home following declining health.  Born June 30, 1932 in Towanda, he was a son of the late Cornelius and Amanda Dean Johnson.  Fred attended the Towanda Area Schools.  In early years he was employed by Robert Heath Trucking in Towanda, Thatcher Glass in Elmira Heights, N.Y., and Towanda Borough and later worked for Masonite Corp. in Wysox for 27 ½ years until his retirement in 1995.  Fred was a member of the Towanda Fire Department and was a former member of its drill team.  He loved the outdoors and was an avid Penn State fan.  Surviving are his wife, Madeline Larrabee Johnson, at home; seven sons, Robert L. Johnson of Towanda, Dale R. Johnson of Coplay, Pa., Frederick r. Johnson Jr. and his wife, Louise Johnson of Towanda, Mark A. Johnson and his wife, Brenda Johnson of Northampton, Pa., Jeffrey L. Johnson of Allentown, Pa., Dean F. Johnson and his wife, Lori Johnson of Monroeton, and Shannon A. Johnson and his wife, Mindy Johnson of Burlington; five grandchildren; Dawn, Jeremy, Joshua, Travis and Kayla Johnson; a brother and sister-in-law, T. Arthur and Margaret Johnson of Towanda; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.  He was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Dawn Marie Johnson, in 1956; a brother, Robert Francis Johnson, in 1927; and a sister, Norma Marie Johnson, in 1939.  The funeral service will be held Thursday, May 16, 2002, at 2 p.m. at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda with the Rev. Maureen Hipple, rector of the Christ Episcopal Church, Towanda, officiating.  Interment will be in the Terrytown Cemetery, Terry Township.  The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.  The family suggests that memorial contributions may be directed to Memorial Hospice, 1 Hospital Drive, Towanda, Pa. in Mr. Johnson’s memory.  –Towanda Daily Review

JOHNSON   Frederick R. (Punky) Johnson, Sr., 69 of Liberty Corners, Towanda RR 4, died  Monday morning May 14, 2002, at his home following declining health.  The funeral service will be held Thursday, May 16, 2002, at 2 p.m. at the Maryott bowen Funeral Home 217 York Ave., Towanda, with the Rev. Maureen Hipple, rector of the Christ Espicopal church, Towanda officiating.  Interment will be in the Terrytown Cemetery, Terry Township.  The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home.  The family suggests that memorial contributions may be directed to Memorial Hospice, 1 Hospital Drive, Toweanda, PA, 18848, in Mr. Johnson's name.  May 15, 2002, Towanda Daily Review

 

JOHNSON Garfield James Johnson

80, formerly of Center St. Towanda died Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012 at the Highlands Care Center in Laporte. Garfield was born in Terrytown on March 24, 1931 the son of the late Wilson and Minnie Johnson. He was employed as a welder by Max Cohen's Salvage in Athens for 17 years and was later employed by the Lundy Coal Company, Brennan Coal Company and Masters Construction Company.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Rose J. Johnson on Feb. 28, 1989.  The funeral and committal service will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 3, 2012 at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda, Pa. Interment will be in Terrytown Cemetery, Terry Twp.  Contributions may be directed to the Highlands Care Center Resident Activities Fund, P.O. Box 10, Laporte, PA 18626 in Garfield James Johnson's memory.  Towanda Daily Review – March 2, 2012

 

JOHNSON Gladys Merritt

age 82, of Laceyville, Pa., died at her home, in Tuscarora Twp., on Thursday May 30, 2013, after a long battle with cancer.  Gladys was born on Nov. 14, 1930, in Terrytown, Pa., the daughter of the late Esmond and Dellephene Vanderpool Johnson. She lived most of her life in the Terrytown–Wyalusing area. She married Walter (Jack) Merritt on Jan. 19, 1951. They were married for 44 years, before his passing in March of 1995.  In her spare time, Gladys loved embroidering, crocheting, growing her own roses and most of all spending time with her family.   Gladys is survived by her children, Walter and Diane Merritt of Terrytown, Pa., Patty Strawser of Monroeton, Pa., Gary Merritt of Rome, Pa., Susan and Paul Brown of Laceyville, Pa., Betty and Ambrose Bailey Jr. of Towanda, Pa., Joseph Merritt of Wilmington, Ohio, and Kelly and Arthur Manning Jr. of Laceyville, Pa.; 31 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren. She is also survived by her three sisters, Virgina Johnson, Bernitta Wright and Bernetta Ellis, all of Athens, Pa; and many nieces and nephews. Gladys is also survived by a very close friend, Jamie Thompson, of Laceyville, Pa., and his three sons, Jeff Thompson, David Thompson and William Thompson.  Besides her husband and her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Thomas Lee Merritt in 2010; a son, Ronald David Merritt in 1957; a daughter, Kathleen Ellen Merritt in 1956; a son-in-law, Fred Strawser; five brothers, Cecil, Carl, Esmond Jr., Alfred and Sherman; and five sisters, Louise, Beatrice, Hazel, Arlene and Evelyn.   Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. on Monday, June 3, 2013, from the Sheldon Funeral Home on Main Street in Laceyville, Pa., with Pastor Bill Klees of the Monroeton Community Alliance Church officiating. Interment will be in the Terrytown Cemetery. Family and friends may call from 2 p.m. until the time of the service on Monday at the funeral home.  In lieu of flowers those wishing may make memorial donations to the Area Agency on Aging, 157 Spruce St., #1, Montrose, PA 18801.  Towanda Daily Review – June 2, 2013

 

JOHNSON   Irvin S. Johnson, 84, Towanda RD 2, died Thursday evening at Towanda Memorial Hospital following a lengthy illness.  Born in Terry Township, he was the son of John and Eliza Johnson.  Mr. Johnson was a retired employee of the Lehigh Valley Railroad and he had worked on various farms in the Towanda area.  His wife, Phoebe, preceded him in death May 19, 1976.  Survivors include a brother and sister-in-law, Jay and Ellen Harris, Owego, NY; and a niece, Mrs June Camp, of Towanda.  Funeral and committal services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, Towanda with the Rev. Harry L. Ferguson presiding.  Interment will be in Terrytown Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 7 to 9 p.m.  RHW, June 1981, Towanda Daily Review.

 

JOHNSON Marlene Kay Johnson

On Thursday evening, Feb. 2, 2012, our beloved angel, Marlene Kay Johnson, of Lacey Street, Laceyville, Pa., died, surrounded by her family and friends.  Marlene was born on Nov. 18, 1954 in Sayre, Pa., the daughter of the late Betty and Cecil Johnson, Sr.  She enjoyed dancing, riding 4-wheelers, the Dallas Cowboys, fishing, being outside, and spending time with her nieces, nephews, and especially Patty and George whom she lived with for 22 years. Marlene was a graduate from the Wysox School for the Handicap.  She is survived by several siblings: Patty and George Baker of Laceyville, Robert and Betty Johnson of Lime Hill, Randy and Cathy Johnson of Wyalusing, Billy and Laura Johnson of Wyalusing, Donnie Johnson and fiancée Janet Ruhf of Towanda, Charlie and Helen Johnson of Burlington, Jerry and Cathy Johnson of Wyalusing, Bonnie and Mike Boynowski of Camptown, Peggy Smith of Sugar Run, Sue Roberts of Wyalusing, Judy and Mike Spencer of Herrickville, Marion and Roger Canfield of Mehoopany; and sister-in-law Annamae Johnson wife of Cecil Jr. of Wyalusing. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews and lots of great friends. A special mention of Pam Woodruff a very dear friend; a nephew Jon Brown of Mehoopany and his children Dakota, Malorie, Joslyn, and Nathaniel; and a niece Tonya Brown of Laceyville and her son Trenton Lis. Other than her parents Marlene is preceded in death by two brothers Albert Johnson and Cecil Johnson, Jr. and a sister Joyce Johnson.  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012 at the Sheldon Funeral Home, Main Street, Laceyville, Pa., with Rev. Thomas Davis of the Braintrim Baptist Church in Laceyville officiating. Interment will be in the Terrytown Cemetery. Family and friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home on Monday, Feb. 6, 2012. In lieu of flowers those wishing to make donations may do so to the National Down Syndrome Society or the Alzheimers Foundation of America.   Towanda Daily Review – February 4, 2012

 

ROBERT LEE JOHNSON, 55, of 712 Main St., Towanda, Pa., died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2007, at his home.  Born Aug. 11, 1951, in Towanda, he was the son of Marcella Bailey Bruckman and the late Frederick R. Johnson Sr.  Surviving are: his daughter, Dawn Marie Johnson; his mother, Marcella Bailey Bruckman of Coplay, Pa.; his stepmother, Madeline Larrabee Johnson of Towanda RR 4; six brothers: Dale R. Johnson of Coplay, Frederick R. Johnson Jr. and his wife, Louise Johnson, of Towanda, Mark A. Johnson and his wife, Brenda Johnson, of Northampton, Pa., Jeffrey L. Johnson of San Diego, Calif., Dean F. Johnson and his wife, Lori Johnson, of Monroeton, Pa.; and Shannon A. Johnson and his wife, Mindy Johnson, of Burlington, Pa.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.  He was preceded in death by his father, Frederick R. Johnson Sr., on May 13, 2002; his stepfather, Philip Bruckman, in 2003; and by an infant sister, Dawn Marie Johnson, in 1956.  A private graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family at the Terrytown Cemetery, Terrytown, Pa.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, Towanda.  There are no calling hours.  –Towanda Daily Review 1/5/2007

 

JOHNSON Susan J. Fiscus

44, of Rome, Pa., died Wednesday evening, May 4, 2011 at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pa.  Susan was born in Sayre on Oct. 6, 1966, a daughter of Robert Johnson and the late Marrilla Vanderpool Johnson. She was a graduate of Wyalusing High School class of 1984. Susan was formerly employed by Proctor & Gamble in Mehoopany, Pa., GTE Sylvania in Towanda and the B & L Tavern in Towanda. Susan enjoyed playing bingo, going to Tioga Downs and playing Farmville on her computer. She possessed great love for her dogs.  She is survived by: her husband, Harold .  Fiscus III; children: Richard, Adam and Alicia Johnson, all of Rome; her father and step-mother: Robert and Betty Johnson of Wyalusing; sisters: Dawn (Ronald) Yates of Standing Stone, Sharon (Tim) Myers of Wysox, Kelly Johnson and fiancé Rob Otis of Wyalusing, Kim (Tony) Bennett of Wyalusing, Diana Yates of Durell; brother: Robert Johnson Jr. of Laceyville; special nephew: Dylan Shimmer of LeRaysville; several nieces, nephews and cousins; very special friend: Tammy Heskell of Rome.  She was preceded in death by her mother, Marrilla Johnson, nephew Harry "Pee Wee" Hughes, uncle Cecil Johnson, father-in-law and mother-in-law Harold Fiscus Jr. and Phyllis Fiscus.  The funeral service will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 7 at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda, Pa., with Rev. James Hollister, pastor of the First United Methodist Church, Towanda, officiating. Interment will be private in the Terrytown Cemetery, Terry Township, Pa.  The family will receive friends from 5 to 6 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.  Memorial contributions may be directed to the Dialysis Unit of the Robert Packer Hospital, One Guthrie Square, Sayre, PA 18840, in Susan's memory.  Towanda Daily Review – May 6, 2011

 

WILLIAM M. KINNER, age 80, of Terry Township, Wyalusing, died on Sunday, July 26, 1998, at the Highlands, LaPorte.  Bill was born in Bradford County on December 25, 1917, a son of the late William M. and Myrtle Frisbie Kinner Sr.  He was employed for many years by the former Wyalusing Lime Company and retired from the Pennsylvania Depart of Transportation, Towanda, as a truck driver in 1978.  Surviving are his wife, the former Lila Johnson, LaPorte; sons and daughters-in-law, Francis and Pam Kinner, Monroeton; Rodney and Julie Kinner, Dushore; Randy Kinner, Wyalusing; Timothy and Sharon Kinner, Wyalusing; daughters and sons-in-law, Cherly and Gary Adams, Wyalusing; Linda and Dorland Porter, New Albany; Darlene and Eddie Newton, Wyalusing, Vicki and Monte Kellogg, New Albany; brothers and sister-in-law, Harry Kinner, Smithport; Robert and Betty Kinner, Troy; sisters, Alice Teel, Wyalusing and Alberta Decker, Delaware; 24 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by a sister Betty Johnson.  Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, July 28, 1998, at 11 a.m. at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 1 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing, with the Rev. Robert W. Martin, pastor of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Overton, officiating.  Interment will be in Terrytown Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday, July 28, 1998, from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.  Memorials are directed to the Bradford County Unit of the American Cancer Society, 413 S. Main Street, Athens, Pa.  –Towanda Daily Review.

EARL LARRABEE
 Services for Earl Larrabee, 63, were held at the Miller Funeral Home in May 20, the Brother Gerald Welch officiating.  Interment was in Terrytown cemetery.  Mr. Larrabee died May 17, 1974 at the Bradford County Manor.  He was born in Wyalusing and had spent most of his life in Wyalusing.  Surviving are his brother, Harmon Larrabee of Columbia Cross Roads; sisters, Leona Heeman of Sayre, Rebecca Lane of Athens, Mrs. Joseph Marek of Fontana, Calif.; several nieces and nephews. (TGR, Thursday, May 23, 1974)

MASON –MRS. THELMA YOUNG MOSIER, age 73, of Park Place, Wyalusing, Pa. died on Thursday, Aug. 12, 2004, at the Skilled Nursing Unit of Memorial Hospital, Towanda, Pa.  Thelma was born in Stevensville, Pa. on June 18, 1931, a daughter of the late William & Jennie Stanton Mason.  She attended local schools and married Alfred Lewis Young of Terrytown.  She resided in the Terrytown area most of her life.  Alfred died on Sept. Sept. 7, 1975.  She remarried Charles Mosier who predeceased her on Sept. 15, 1983.  She later moved to Park Place, Wyalusing, Pa. where she enjoyed her many friends and also making crafts.  Thelma was a member of the Faith Baptist Church, Terrytown, Pa.  Surviving are two sons, Nathan Young of Boston, Mass. And Ricky Young of Wysox, Pa.; three daughters and sons-in-law, Julie and Robert Allen of Forty Fort, Pa., Brenda and Wyatt Gilliard of Laceyville, Pa., Peggy and Fred Frisbie of Towanda, Pa.; a brother and sister-in-law, Helen Mason of Puerto Rico, Joyce and David Melan of West Auburn, Pa., Gloria and Howard Webber of Williamsport, Pa.; 11 grandchildren, Kayla Young, Jessie Young, Laurin Gillard, Charles Frisbie, William Frisbie, Melissa Vanderpool, Russell Young, Jonathan Young, Christopher Young, Shawn Banks, Jamie Banks; three great-grandchildren, Sarah Vanderpool, Briana Vanderpool and Russell Young; and several nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by a brother, Edward Mason.  Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Aug. 14, 2004, at 11 a.m. at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 1 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing, Pa. with the Rev. Dennis A. Fox, her pastor officiating.  Interment will be in the Terrytown Cemetery.  –Towanda Daily Review

MOSIER –MARY JANE DICKINSON, 51, wife of Howard F. Dickinson of Ulster RD 1 (Rome Twp.) died Thursday afternoon July 27, 1989 at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre. Born September 6, 1937 in Sayre, she was a daughter of Nellie Vanderpool Mosier and the late Charles Mosier. Mary Jane attended the Wysox School. Her main interests in life surrounded her home and family. Surviving are her husband Howard F. Dickinson; three sons: Steven Dickinson, Standing stone: William Dickinson, Sugar Run; Brian Dickinson, Ulster; three daughters: Mrs. Donald (Susan) Kepner, Athens; Mrs. Guy (Tammy) Brown, Wysox; Mrs. Jerry (Wendy) Vanderpool, Wysox; her mother, Mrs. Nellie Mosier, Towanda: five sisters: Mrs. Almond Barbara) Bennett, Nichols; Mrs. Al (Shirley) Robare, Towanda RD 2; Mrs. Janet Hawley, Wysox; Mrs. Donna Hoiaas, Monroeton; Mrs. Allen (Betty) Tuttle, Rome; 13 grandchildren; also nieces and nephews. Funeral and committal services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Aver., Towanda with Rev. Thomas A. Geiger officiating. Interment will be in the Terrytown Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service Saturday afternoon at the funeral home. –Towanda Daily Review

PIERCE –MAY E. HOOVER, 86, of Wyalusing RD 2, Terry Township died early Sunday morning January 14, 1990 at Memorial Hospital, Towanda. Born May 25, 1903 in Terry Township, she was a daughter of Harry and Grace Johnson Pierce. May attended school at Oak Hill and on February 28, 1928 she married Ferdinand Hoover in Owego, NY. He preceded her in death on May 7, 1997. Mrs. Hoover’s main interests in life encompassed her home and family. She is survived by a son, Richard Hoover of Wyalusing RD 2; five sons and daughters-in-law: Kenneth and Susan Hoover, Wyalusing RD 1, Harry and Bessie Hoover, Wyalusing RD 2, Robert and Barbara Hoover, Wyalusing RD 2, Bernard and Virginia Hoover, Wyalusing RD 2, Martin and Sarah Hoover, Towanda RD 5; 12 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; 10 step-grandchildren; 18 step-great-grandchildren; a brother, Myron Pierce of Towanda; a close niece, Eva Page of Spring Lake; two close friends, Pearl Lilley of Wyalusing RD 2 and Lori Felix of Berwick, PA; several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by three children: Margaret Belle, Carrie Marie and Ira Hoover. The funeral service will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda with the Rev. Richard Wolfe, pastor of the North Rome Wesleyan Church officiating. Interment will be in Terrytown Cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home. –Towanda Daily Review

MYRON PIERCE SR., 89, of Main Street, Towanda, died Monday, Oct. 27, 2003 at his home.  Myron was born on Sept. 5, 1914 in Wyalusing.  He was formerly employed by Towanda Iron and Metal.  Myron was a former member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Lodge in Towanda.  Surviving are his children Lucy Pierce of Towanda; Liza LaDue of the Keystone Manor, Sayre; Sarah Pierce of New Jersey; Rose Bolts of Mifflinburg; Margaret Pierce of Mifflinburg; Mildred Pringle of Sayre; Mary Ann Bailey of Towanda; Nellie Vanderpool of Terrytown; George Pierce of Towanda; Myron Pierce Jr. of Towanda; and Rebecca Douglas of Towanda; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Emma Pierce; a daughter, Betty Pierce; and a son, Robert Edward Pierce.  A private funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family.  There are no calling hours.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, Towanda.  Buried in Terrytown Cemetery.  –Towanda Daily Review

LAVERNE E. POWERS, 75, of Wyalusing, Pa., died Wednesday, July 14, 2004, at the Highlands Care Center, LaPorte, Pa. Born July 18, 1928, in Towanda, Pa., he was the son of the late Dallas and Helen Ennis Powers. LaVerne was a graduate of Towanda High School class of 1948. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict having served in the U.S. Army in Korea. LaVerne was employed by E.I. DuPont in Towanda for six years and was later employed by GTE Sylvania in Towanda for 30 years until his retirement in 1988. He was life member of Wyalusing American Legion Post No. 534, where he served on its Board of Directors and was a member of Beirne-Webster VFW Post No. 1568, Towanda. LaVerne was a life member of the Towanda Gun Club, Bradford County Outboard Motor Club and the Sylvania Quarter Century Club. He enjoyed hunting, fishing in Canada and on the Delaware River and in earlier years playing baseball with the Wysox Owls. LaVerne will be remembered by his family and friends for his very mild mannered personality. Surviving are: four step-children, Linda Stanton and her husband, Michael Stanton of Terrytown, Pa., Joyce Pruyne and her husband, Robert Pruyne of Athens, Pa., Albert Vanderpool and his wife, Janice Vanderpool of Towanda, Robert Vanderpool and his wife, Mabel Vanderpool of Wyalusing; 17 step-grandchildren and 24 step great-grandchildren; his brother, James Powers and his wife, Sally Powers of Towanda; his sister, Harriett Wells and her husband, David Wells of Endwell, N.Y.; his brother-in-law, Herbert Fox of Towanda; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and his canine companion, "Fritz." In addition to his parents, LaVerne was preceded in death by his wife, Daisy Mae God Vanderpool Powers, in December of 1977, and his sister, Virginia E. Powers Fox on Jan. 11, 2004. The funeral service will be held Saturday, July 17, 2004, at 2 p.m. at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda, Pa., with Pastor Tim Geiger, assistant pastor of the Assembly of God Church, Towanda, officiating. The family will receive friends Friday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Terrytown Cemetery, Terry Township, Pa., with Wyalusing American Legion Post No. 534 according full military honors. The family suggests that memorial contributions may be directed to the Wysox Volunteer Fire Company, Box 2, Wysox, Pa. 18854 or to the Wyalusing Volunteer Fire Company, P.O. Box Wyalusing, Pa. 18853 in LaVerne E. Powers' memory. Contributed by Carol Brotzman.  –Towanda Daily Review.
 
 

Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: C:\TC\~srgp\new\proof.gif

PROOF Jay F
Jay F. Proof was born February 10, 1898, at Terrytown, Bradford County, Pennsylvania. He enlisted with the State Highway Patrol from Wyoming, Pennsylvania, on February 14, 1927, and was assigned to Troop A, Harrisburg. He was 29 years old, and 6' 0" tall.  At 8:00 p.m., August 28, 1928, while attempting to apprehend a speeding motorist on Route 826, Jackson Township, Tioga County, Patrolman Proof lost control of his motorcycle and struck a bridge abutment. He was taken to Arnot-Ogden Memorial Hospital, at Elmira, New York, where he died of his injuries at 6:45 a.m., August 29, 1928.  Patrolman Proof is buried in Terrytown Cemetery, Wyalusing, Bradford County. He was survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Proof, of Wyoming. At 30, Patrolman Proof had completed one and a half years of State Highway Patrol service.

STONE –LILLIAN M. STONE BAILEY, 78, widow of Claude H. Bailey of Towanda RR 6, Wysox Township died Monday, July 10, 1995 at her home.  Born March 26, 1917 in Laceyville she was a daughter of the late Charles and Pearl Stone.  She is survived by her children and their spouses; Lewis C. Bailey of Branchville, S.C., Marie and Henry Menard of Johnson City, N.Y., Carl I. and Marie Bailey of Standing Stone, Clarence G. Bailey of Newmanstown, Pa., Cecil H. and Diane Bailey of Standing Stone; 15 grandchildren; one great-grandson; a sister, Phoebe Shoemaker of Athens; several nieces, nephews and cousins.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Claude H. Bailey on Nov. 14, 1988; and a granddaughter, Shirley Bailey in 1987.  The funeral service will be held Thursday, July 13, 1995 at 2 p.m. at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda with the Rev. Thomas Geiger, pastor of the Assembly of God Church, Towanda officiating.  Interment will be in Terrytown Cemetery, Terrytown.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral service Thursday afternoon at the funeral home.  –Towanda Daily Review

THOMPSON –DELLA THOMPSON BAILEY, 72, of 217 Pennsylvania Ave., Sayre, died Wednesday afternoon, June 7, at her home following a brief illness.  Born June 28, 1913 in Sheshequin Township, she was a daughter of Harry H. and Clista Hiney Thompson.  Her main interest in life encompassed her home and family.  She is survived by two sons, Ralph C. Bailey of Sayre, John C. Bailey of Waverly; five grandchildren; a sister, Ellen Casterline.  Several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Norman Bailey on July 11, 1988.  The funeral service will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral home, 217 York Ave., Towanda.  The Rev. Robert Magnus, pastor of Trinity Episcopal Church, Athens, will officiate.  Interment will be in Terrytown Cemetery.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral service Friday afternoon at the funeral home.  –Towanda Daily Review.

VANDERPOOL-Miss Genevieve Vanderpool, aged 27, died at her home on William Street at 9:30 o'clock Thursday morning after a short illness of pneumonia. Her only survivor is her father, Norman H. Vanderpool. Her mother died two months ago today, also being a pneumonia victim. Funeral services will be held Sunday with a prayer at the home at 12 o'clock and further services at the Terrytown church at one o'clock. The Rev. W. H. Demorest will officiate. Burial will be in the Terrytown cemetery. March 10, 1932. Submitted by Patty Shumway pshumway@epix.net

Harvey Edward Werts
Died: Tuesday, October 23, 2001
Age: 82
Wyalusing Rocket Courier
Harvey Edward Werts, age 82, of Wyalusing, PA, died on Tuesday evening, Oct. 23, 2001 at the VA Medical Center in Wilkes-Barre.  He was born on June 19, 1919 in West Pittston, a son of the late Edward D. and Hilda Brodbeck Werts.  Mr. Werts was a veteran of the United States Air Force, serving during World War II.  On September 21, 1944, Harvey and the former Arlene Miller were united in marriage in Binghamton, NY.
Prior to his retirement in 1975, he was employed by State Aggregates. For nineteen years he owned and operated a bowling alley and sports center on Main St. in Towanda.  Mr. Werts spent most of his lifetime in this area.  He was a member of the Wyalusing American Legion Post #534.  Harvey enjoyed time spent playing baseball, hunting, fishing and enjoyed the fishing trips he made to Canada. He and his wife enjoyed time spent traveling in their motor home.  Surviving are his wife of 57 years, Arlene Miller Werts, at home; his children, Edward A. and Sharon Werts of Terrytown, Janice K. Surrett of New Era, Lois M. Boukelif of Boca Raton, FL; nine grandchildren, Todd Werts, Deborah McClain, Amanda Werts, Jemma and Ray Gregoire, Chantel Surrett, Kristi Jo and Roy Force, Jena Boukelif, Sonia Boukelif, Jason Boukelif; nine great-grandchildren and several cousins.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Arnold Werts.  Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Oct. 27 at 1 p.m. in the New Era United Methodist Church with Robert Hockenberry, pastor, officiating.  Interment will follow in the Terrytown Cemetery. Graveside military honors will be accorded by Wyalusing American Legion Post #534.  Friends and family may call on Friday evening, Oct. 26 at McHenry Funeral Home, 106 Church St., Wyalusing, from 7 to 9 p.m.  In lieu of flowers, donations or contributions may be made to the National Alzheimer's Association, 919 North Michigan Ave., Suite 100, Chicago, IL 60611.

VANDERPOOL –MARRILLA E. NORTON, 54, of Wysox RR 2 (Rome Township), formerly of Wyalusing, died early Wednesday morning, June 8, 1994, at the Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, following a brief illness.  She was born June 12, 1939, in Terry Township, a daughter of the late Clifford and Lucy Johnson Vanderpool, Sr.  Surviving are: her husband, Perry P. Norton, at  home; two daughters and sons-in-law, Susan and Harold Fiscus of Towanda and Dawn and Ronald Yates of Wyalusing, RR 3; a daughter, Diana Hughes of Towanda; a daughter and her fiancé; Sharon Jenner and Timothy Myers of Wysox; a son Robert Johnson of Laceyville; 12 grandchildren; a brother, Richard Vanderpool of East Smithfield; a sister, Dorothy Maloney of West Pittston Pa.;  two sisters and brothers-in-law, Virginia and Dale Allis of Rome, RR 1 and Betty and Robert Kinner of Austinville, Pa.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.  In addition to her parents Mrs. Norton was preceded in death by a son, Richard David Johnson, a sister, Sally Kinner and two brothers, Clifford and Glenn Vanderpool.  A Graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, June 11, 1994, at the Terrytown Cemetery, Terry Township, Pa. with the Rev. James R. Wentz, pastor of the Terrytown Faith Baptist Church officiating.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda, Pa.  –Towanda Daily Review.

VANDERPOOL –MYRTLE D. KUNKLE, 90, widow of Harry f. Kunkle, formerly of Rome RR 1, and Towanda, Pa., died Monday afternoon, Nov. 9, 1998, at the Bradford County Manor, West Burlington Township, Pa.  Born Aug. 13, 1908 at Spring Lake, Bradford County, she was a daughter of the late Jacob and Stella Hoover Vanderpool.  On Jan. 3, 1925, she married Harry F. Kunkle, who preceded her in death on Dec. 29, 1983.  During World War II, Myrtle was employed by Sylvania Electric and the David Wilmot Hotel in Towanda.  Surviving are; two sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Vina Kunkle of Liberty Corners, Larry and Paulette Kunkle of Liberty Corners; a son, John Kunkle of Towanda; three daughters, Betty Herman of Athens, Lila Potter of Towanda, Myrna Hamm of Towanda; a daughter and son-in-law. Virginia and William Anderson of Rome RR 1; 27 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mary of Athens, Grace of California; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and a very dear friend, Betty Johnson of Towanda.  She was preceded in death by a daughter, Marion Detweiler on Sept. 7, 1982; two granddaughters, Penny Anderson and Linda Maines; three great-grandsons, Dean Johnson, Robbie Kunkle and Joe Tuttle; two sisters, Carrie and Anna; two brothers, Garfield and Ferdinand.  The funeral and committal service will be held Friday, Nov. 13, 1998 at 2 p.m. at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda, Pa. with the rev. Robert Martin officiating.  Interment will be in the Terrytown Cemetery, Terry Township, Pa.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral service Friday afternoon at the funeral home.  The family suggests that memorial contributions may be directed to the Bradford County Manor Activities Fund, RR 3 Box 322, Troy, Pa. in Mrs. Kunkle’s memory.  –Towanda Daily Review.

VANDERPOOL   Sherman Vanderpool, retired farmer, lifelong resident of Terrytown died
Tuesday night at Memorial Hospital, Towanda at the age of 84. Mr. Vanderpool was born at Spring Lake Jan 9, 1877.  Survivors are a son, Howard, at home; two daughters, Mrs. Frances Carr of Johnson City, NY and Mrs. Charles Mosier of Durell; two brothers, Alfred Vanderpool of Binghamton and Samuel Vanderpool of Wyalusing RD 3, two sisters, Mrs. Della Johnson of Wyalusing RD 3, and Mrs. Angie Hawley of Towanda; 14 grandchildren and several neices and nephews and cousins.  Fueral services will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Terrytown Church with Rev. Harry Bradford Jr. of North Towanda Methodist Church officiating.  Burial will be in the Terrytown cemetery.  RHW.  June 1961, Towanda Daily Review. 


? GREEN -  Mrs. Jane Green, wife of Darius Green of Spring Lake, died suddenly while at the breakfast table Monday November 3rd.  Her remains were interred at the Terrytown cemetery Wednesday;  Rev. J. Merring officiating.  Submitted by Reva Wagner taken from Bradford Republican Towanda Nov 1890.
 

Bradford County PA

Chemung County NY

Tioga County PA

Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: C:\TC\~srgp\new\cemban3.gif
Published On Tri-Counties Site On 27OCT 2004
By Joyce M. Tice
Email: Joyce M. Tice

You are the visitor since the counter was installed on 27 OCT 2004

Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: C:\TC\~srgp\new\histmlo2.jpg