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Tri-Counties Genealogy & History by Joyce M. Tice
Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens Borough, Bradford County, PA
Obituaries

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Bradford County PA

Chemung County NY

Tioga County PA

 

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by Joyce M. Tice


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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) 


 

CAIN Jerry "Jay" L. Cain Jr.

48, of Trumansburg, N.Y., formerly of Athens, Pa., died Monday Dec. 19, 2011 at home following an extended illness where he was lovingly cared for by his family.   He was born on Sept. 12, 1963 Circleville, Ohio, the son of Jerry L., Sr. and Nancy L. Blemle Cain.  Jay graduated from Athens Area High School in 1981, joined the U.S. Air Force as a law enforcement specialist from 1984-1988, then worked for Ithaca College as a security officer from 1988-1990, and a patrol officer from 1990-1993. He then went to work for the Village of Cayuga Heights as a police officer from 1993-2004. Some of Jay's greatest joys in life was spending time with his family, whether it be eating double cheese whammies at Shorties, enjoying soft serve ice cream, watching Nebraska football or cheering on his favorite Cornell wrestling team.  He is predeceased by his grandmother, Naomi Gregory, his grandfather, Charles Blemle, an uncle, George Corl, and an aunt, Pat Corl.  Jay is survived by his spouse of 14 years Laurenda Denmark at home; daughters Tori Cain and Taylor Cain of Dryden, N.Y.; a stepson, Cameronallyn Denmark of Trumansburg, N.Y.; his mom, Nancy "Squaw" Hudson of Sayre, Pa.; his dad Jerry L. Cain Sr. of Sayre, Pa.; a brother, Jeff Cain of San Jose, Calif.; a sister, Michele Cain of Waverly, N.Y.; a brother, Jody (Trudy) Cain of Athens, Pa.; a niece, Tricia Bodine; a nephew Cody Cain; and a niece Charley Cain.  Family and friends may call from 3 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011 at the Joseph L. Sibley Funeral Home, 23 South St., Trumansburg, N.Y.. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011 at McKee Memorial Chapel, 462 Fulton St., Waverly, N.Y. with Father John Tokaz officiating.   Burial will be in Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, Pa., immediately following the services.  The family would like to give a "heartfelt thank you" to Hospice of Tompkins County, especially nurses Meg and Kathy for being with us whenever called upon and helping us through a difficult time. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jay's memory to: The Hospice of Tompkins County, 172 E. King Rd., Ithaca, NY 14850 or to Cornell Federal Credit Union, 409 North Meadow St., Ithaca, NY 14850-3226 for a college fund for his daughters, Tori and Taylor.   Towanda Daily Review – December 21, 2011

 

ELMER R. CALLEAR, 91, of East Athens, Pa. passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014 at the Robert Packer Hospital following a brief illness. He was born on Feb. 5, 1923 in Athens, Pa., a son of the late Robert C. and Hattie May Callear. Elmer graduated from Athens Area High School. He worked as a shipping clerk at Ingersoll Rand, Athens for 43 years, prior to his retiring. Elmer enjoyed gardening and hunting. Elmer had his pacemaker placed on the opposite side so he could still hunt and got a buck that year. Elmer believed as his dad did; if you take care of what you have you won't need as much. He was a lifetime member of the Athens United Methodist Church. Elmer attained the honor of Eagle Scout and was a member of the Penny Promenaders for 32 years. He is predeceased by his siblings: Herethel Johnson, Clinton Callear, Gerald Callear, Alene Farley, Evelyn Wurtenburg, Alta Rolfe, Lillian Burns and Hattie Callear. Elmer is survived by his wife of 70 years, Rachel Callear at home; children: Ronald and Roxann Callear of Milan, Pa., Kenneth and Janine Callear of Athens, Pa., Keith Callear of Sayre, Pa., Richard and Nancy Callear of Monroeton, Pa., and Lorieta and William Dennis Gallick of Benton, Pa.; grandchildren Jud, Nate, Eric, Amy, Mary, Tara and Michelle; 12 great-grandchildren; sister, Leola Morris of Athens, Pa.; brother, Robert Callear of Athens, Pa.; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends and family may call on Monday, Nov. 10, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Jay E. Lowery Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 225 South Main St., Athens, Pa. Funeral Services will follow at the funeral home at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Andrew Weidner officiating. Burial will be in Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, Pa. Memorial donations may be made in Elmer's memory to: Athens United Methodist Church, 118 South Main St., Athens, PA. –Towanda Daily Review 11/7/2014

 

HATTIE M. CALLEAR of Athens RD 2 died at her home on Monday Oct., 27, 1986. Born Feb. 22, 1905 in Sayre, she was the daughter of Robert and Hattie Ridgeway Callear. She graduated from Athens High School and the Robert Packer School of Nursing and was employed at the RPH. She retired in 1970. A lifelong Valley resident, she was a member of the Athens United Methodist Church, its Wesleyan Class, the National Audubon Society and the Ladies Libray Club of Athens. Surviving are six sisters: Mrs. Lillian Burns of Athens, Mrs. Clymer (Evenlyn) Wurtenberg and Mrs. Herthel Johnson, both of Newark Valley, Mrs. Arlene Fraley of Sayre, Mrs. Henry (Alta) Rolfe of Dunnellon, Fla. and Mrs. Leola Norris of Athens: three brothers, Robert and Elmer, both of Athens and Gerald of Sayre: numerous nieces and nephews. A brother, Clinton predeceased Miss Callear. Friends may call at the Lowrey Funeral Home, 225 South Main St., Athens Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be there at 2 p.m. Thursday with the Rev. Dr. Wilmot Mather, her pastor officiating. Burial will be in the Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens. Memorials may be directed to the Wills and Memorial Fund at the Athens United Methodist Church. –Towanda Daily Review

 

 

MAX J. CAMP, 70, of 444 Broad St., Waverly, N.Y., died Saturday, March 3, 1984, at Tioga General Hospital, after an extended illness.  He was born February 27, 1914 in Sayre, Pa., the son of the late Boyd and May Young Camp.  He is the husband of Mary Stovak Camp.  Mr. Camp retired from Ingersoll Rand in Athens, Pa. after 27 years as a stock room attendant.  He was a member of the Waverly Loyal Order of Moose Lodge No. 1490.  Survived by his wife, Mary, at home, one son, Max J. Camp Jr. of Kayaer, W. Va.; five daughters, Mrs. Doris Harrington, Seattle, Wash.; Mrs. David (Joan) Tompkins of Rochester, N.Y.; Mrs. Preston Yvonne) Campbell of Lanham, Maryland; Mrs. Paula Mazzarese of Lanham, Maryland; and Mrs. Richard (Debbie) Webster of Waverly, N.Y.; three sisters, Mrs. Archie (Sylva) Earl, Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Mrs. Richard (Caresta) Bovee, Englewood, Fla.; and Mrs. Francis (Vivian) Bailey of Towanda; several grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.  Friends may call at the Luckner Funeral Home, 449 Park Avenue, Waverly from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday.  A requiem mass will be held Thursday morning at 10:30 a.m. at the Grace Episcopal Church with Pastor Jane Feerer, rector of the church, officiating.  The members of the Loyal Order of the Moose will conduct memorial services Wednesday evening at 7:30 p.m.  Pastor Feerer will hold a prayer service on Wednesday evening at 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home.  Interment will be in Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, Pa. with Pastor Feerer conducting the services.  –Towanda Daily Review

CAMPBELL AGNES L. REESE, age 91, of the Valley Inn Personal Care Home, formerly of RR 1, Box 190, Sayre, Pa., died Sunday, April 16, 2000.  Born Nov. 14, 1908, in Athens Township, Pa., she was the daughter of George and Jennie Smith Campbell.  She was employed at Blue Swan Mills as a seamstress for many years.  She was a member of the Sayre Senior Club and an avid fan of shopping flea markets.  She is survived a nephew and his wife.  Paul and Debra Falsey of Sayre, Pa.; two nieces, Yvonne Campbell of Berlin, MD, Helen Cook of Hollywood, Fla.; and a niece and her spouse, Sharon and John Butts of Burlington, Pa.; also very special friend, Daisy Wood of Athens Township, Pa.  She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph, in 1992; a brother, Carl Campbell, in 1999, and a sister, Anna Maziak.  Family and friends may call on Wednesday from noon to 1 p.m. at the Lowery Funeral Home, 225 S. Main St., Athens.  Funeral services will follow there at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Thomas Major, assistant pastor of the Epiphany Church, officiating.  Burial will be in the Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, Pa.  Memorial donations may be made to the Sayre Senior Center, 208 Desmond St., Sayre, Pa.  –Towanda Daily Review.

ALICE E. CAMPBELL, 96, of 804 Wilbur Ave., Sayre, died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2002, at home after a lingering illness.  She was born June 20, 1905, in Athens Township, the daughter of Peter and Evelyn M. Paul Campbell.  She attended school in the Athens Area and was formerly employed at South Waverly Creamery, then at the Blue Swan Mills, Sayre, in the shipping department for many years.  She loved her flower and vegetable garden.  She loved her flower and vegetable garden.  She was a member of the Athens Presbyterian Church.  She is survived by her nephew and his wife, Donald and Lucy Campbell of Sayre; niece and her husband, Shirley and Jack Daddona of Galesburg, Ill.; friends Mike and Emily Liddick of Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.; grandnephews and grandnieces, Stephen Campbell of Athens, Scott Campbell of Johnson City, N.Y., Douglas Campbell of Laken Heath Air Force Base, England, Pamula Grimm of New Richmond, Ohio; and several cousins.  She was predeceased by her nephew, Donald Campbell Jr., in 1986.  Family and friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Lowery Funeral Home, 225 S. Main St., Athens.  Funeral and committal services will follow there, with the Rev. James Donahoo, pastor of the Sayre Christian Church, officiating.  Burial will be in the Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens.  Memorial donations may be made to Guthrie Hospice, R.R. 1, Box 154, Towanda, Pa.  –Towanda Daily Review.

Carl S. CAMPBELL, age 87, of Burlington, PA, formerly of Mansfield, PA, died on July 28, 1999.  He was born on April 22, 1912 in Ridgebury, PA, the son of the late George and Jennie A. (Smith) Campbell. Carl owned and operated Campbell’s Sawmill in Centerville and East Smithfield Twp., PA.  He later worked as Head Sawyer for Kaminski Lumber Company in Tioga, PA, retiring in 1977 after 10 years of service.  Carl was the original founder of the east Smithfield Bradford County Old Timers, and of the former Old Stump Junpers in Mansfield, PA.  Carl restored antique John Deere tractors and enjoyed his gas and steam engines.  His hobbies included making cider with his cider press, making rugs on his rug loom and making brooms.  Carl enjoyed making wooden shingles on his mill and he was one of the few people who had the knowledge of hammering saws.  His house was always opened to his family and friends, and he helped in the raising of a nephew, LeRoy Bowman.  Carl is survived by daughter, Sharon C. (John) Butts of Burlington, PA; son, Carl S. (Sheila) Campbell of Lancaster, NY; grandchildren, Steven (Cathy) Campbell, Lisa Campbell, Tammy (Jon) Donovan, Deborah (Brian) Craig, and Richard Ross; nine great grandchildren; sister, Agnes Reese of Athens, PA, several nieces and nephews.  He is predeceased by his wife of 68 years, Florence E. Campbell on May 17, 1999; infant brother, Lawrence Campbell; brother, Walter Campbell, sister, Bessie Bennett.  Friends and family were invited to call at the Gerald W. Vickery, Jr., Funeral Home, Inc., 110 W. Main St., Troy, PA, on Saturday, July 31, 1999 from 10:30 to 11:00 am.  Funeral services immediately followed at 11:00 am at the funeral home with the Reverend James Donahoo of the Sayre Christian Church officiating.  Interment will be in Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, PA.  The family will provide their own flowers.  The family suggests that memorial contributions be sent to Guthrie Hospice, RR 1, Box 154, Towanda, PA 18848, or to a SPCA of one’s choice.

CAMPBELL - Doris J. Ryman, 80, of Sayre, Pa., diedMonday, May 4, 2009, at Sayre House.  She was born Oct. 30, 1928, in Sayre, to the late Edward and Pearl Smith Campbell.  Doris was a previous member of the North Waverly Chapel and the Athens Wesleyan Church. Doris and Fran enjoyed square dancing for years with the Penny Promenaders.  She was employed with the Farmers National Bank in Athens as a teller for 10 years.  She was predeceased by her husband of 63 years, Francis; son David M. Ryman, in 1949; two brothers, Melvin Keeler and Harold Keeler; and a sister, Mildred Hoey.  Doris is survived by her children, Bonnie and Bob Edgerton of South Waverly, Pa., Carol and Ron Saylor of Hornbrook, Pa., and Fran and Pam Ryman of Liverpool, N.Y.; grandchildren, Bob and Gina Edgerton of Sayre, Bill and Lisa Edgerton of New Albany, Pa., Kate Smith and her fiancée, Scott Williams, of Athens, Pa., Steve and Karen Saylor of Towanda, Pa., John and Janice Saylor of Ulster, Pa., Dave and Heather Saylor of Palmyra, Va., Shakira Saylor of Hornbrook, Pa., Adam Saylor of Hornbrook, Andrew Ryman of Liverpool and Alex Ryman of Liverpool; and 13 great-grandchildren.  Friends and family may call from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, May 8, at the Jay E. Lowery Funeral Home Inc., 225 S. Main St., Athens. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. William Wells officiating. The family will provide their own flowers.  Burial will be in Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, at the convenience of the family.  Memorial donations may be made in her memory to the: Guthrie Hospice, R.R. 1, Box 154, Towanda, PA 18848.

CAMPBELL -  MILLER, Mrs. Emma A., 84, of 220 S. Keystone Ave., Sayre, died Friday, Jan. 18, 1974 at 6:30 p.m. at the Robert Packer Hospital following a long illness.  She had resided in Sayre most of her life and had been employed at Rockman’s Clothing Store in Sayre for many years retiring in 1954.  Her husband, Weed Miller, died March 27, 1949.  Mrs. Miller was a member of the Church of the Redeemer in Sayre and a former member of the Sayre Business and Professional Women’s Club.  Surviving are a son, Kenneth Foss of Sayre; four grandchildren, Mrs. Charles (Kay) Lattimer of Sayre, Mrs. Louis (Bonnie) Quattrini of Sayre, Mrs. Duane (Janet) Lewis of Towanda and Kenneth Foss, Jr., of Sayre; four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  Friends may call at the Klob-Allgeier Funeral Home, 126 N. Elmer Ave., Sayre, Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral and Committal services will be held at the funeral home Monday at 2 p.m. Rev. Albert F. Greene, rector of the Church of the Redeemer, will officiate. Burial will be in Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens.

CAMPBELL –FLORA A. HINE, 86 of 205 W. Pine St., Athens, Saturday, Dec. 9, 1961.  She was born in Litchfield.  Member of the Athens Methodist Church.  Survived by husband, Arthur E. Hine of Athens; daughter, Miss Edith A. Hine of Athens; brother, Victor Campbell of Litchfield.  Body at the Lowery Funeral Home, Athens.  Calling hours today 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral services there Tuesday at 2 p.m., the Rev. Harold B. Sloan.  Tioga Point Cemetery.  –Elmira Advertiser 12/11/1961

CAMPBELL - The Evening Times, July 1951 D. LeRoy Campbell, Athens insurance man, died unexpectedly at his home, 611 Second street, this morning. He was 58 years old. Born in Smithfield, Pa. on September 2, 1892, he had lived in Athens 45 years and was the local representative of the Farm Bureau Insurance, with an office at 438 South Main street. Mr. Campbell was a member of the Athens Methodist church and a member of the official board of the church as well as one of its trustees. He was also a member of Rural Amity lodge No. 70. F and A. M. Survivors are his wife, Lena; two sons, Edward of Milan and Bernard of Endicott, N.Y., five grandchildren; also a brother, Edward of Athens. The body is at the Jenkins funeral home, 111 South Main street, Athens, where friends may call after two o'clock Wednesday. Funeral services will be held at the Athens Methodist church Friday at 2 p.m. with Rev. George E. Youngs, pastor of the church officiating. Burial will be in Tioga Point cemetery. (note-death date 3 July 1951. Roy was the son of Ada Miller and Stanley Campbell) Submitted by Marolyn Cole cole@cyber-quest.com

FRANK D. CAMPBELL, 78, of 114 North St., Athens, died Friday, April 14, 2000, at the Robert Packer Hospital following an extended illness.  He was born April 8, 1922, in Burdett, N.Y., the son of Norman L. and Ethel R. Wood Campbell.  He was an active member of the Athens United Methodist Church.  He was employed as a deliveryman for the Sabert-Norris, Athens Dairy and Dairylea Milk companies.  Following that, he delivered bread for the Spaulding Bread Co.  He retired from the Athens School System as a custodian after 10 years of service.  Surviving are his wife of 54 years.  Eleanor at home; daughters and sons-in-law, Elaine and Gary Wilson of East Athens, Elizabeth and Raymond Karoly of Emmaus, Pa., Carol Campbell of Windsorlocks, Conn., Catherine Campbell of Windsor, Conn., and Joan Brignola of Athens; sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Carole Campbell of Bloomsburg, Pa., Norman and Sharon Campbell of Clarks Summit, Pa., Frank and Amy Campbell of Wallingford, Conn., James and Corlis Campbell of Athens, and Lloyd D. Campbell of Scranton; grandchildren, Scott, Carrie, Alan and Austin Wilson, Deanne Hovan, Raymond and David Karoly, Bobbie Jean Brignola, Aaron, Andrew, Adam and Abram Campbell, Vicki and Susan Campbell, Patrick Brennan, Kathleen Aielo; sister-in-law, Mrs. Martha (Duane) Bohlayer of Newholland, Pa.; and several nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by his brothers, Richard and N. Wood Campbell.  Friends may call at the Lowery Funeral Home, Athens, on Monday from 6 to 9 p.m.  Funeral and committal services will be held at the Athens United Methodist Church on Tuesday at 11 a.m.  The Rev. Donald Anderson, pastor, will officiate.  Burial will be in the Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens.  The family will provide its own flowers.  Memorial donations may be made to the Athens United Methodist Church, 118 S. Main St., Athens, Pa. –Towanda Daily Review.

Harold Paul CAMPBELL
Evening Times February 9, 2005, Harold Paul Campbell, loving and patient husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, joined his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2005. His wife, his four living children, six grandchildren and nine living great-grandchildren survive him. His infant daughter, Marilyn, preceded him in death in 1941. Harold was born on Aug. 11, 1912 in Sayre, Pa., to James and Nellie Campbell in the same house he died in. After marrying in 1937, he continued the family farm, Keystone Cider Mill, and built the Keystone Roller Rink. During World War II, he worked at the I.R. Plant. From 1979 to 1995, he developed and operated a successful "you-pick" strawberry patch in Athens. Harold could accomplish and do anything that was needed or desired. His education was not confined to the classroom. He loved challenging hobbies, such as building and operating a sawmill, boating and obtaining his pilot's license. He enjoyed traveling overseas, visiting the birthplace of his Scottish Grandparents. As a young boy, he recognized and accepted the role of God in his life, being taken to the Sayre Methodist Church by his mother. As a family man, he joined the Sayre Baptist Church. Later he joined the Keystone Baptist Church for 10 years. In his later years, he was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Athens. He will be sorely missed by his loving wife, Eleanor; his children, Ann and Howard Hewett, David and Becky Campbell, Fred and Mary Anne Campbell, and Phyllis Campbell; his six grandchildren; his nine great-grandchildren; and niece Evelyn Holiday. Memorial donations may be sent in memory of Harold Campbell to the Calvary Baptist Church, 701 W. Pine St., Athens, Pa. 18810 for the Tsunami Orphanage fund. Arrangements were under the direction of the Jay E. Lowery Funeral Home Inc., Athens, Pa. Burial was in the Tioga Point Cemetery with his grandson Raymond Campbell officiating.

 

CAMPBELL Nancy C. Shaw

Don't grieve for me, for now I am free. I'm following the path God laid for me, I took his hand when I heard him call. God wanted me now he set me free. Nancy C. Shaw, 72, of Sayre, PA., died on December 24, 2011 at the Troy Community Hospital with her family by her side. She was born on August 18, 1939, in the family home, a daughter of the late Julian and Helen (Hartz) Campbell. On July 12, 1980 she married Joseph P. Shaw. Nancy was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph November 14, 1991. In-laws, David Sr. and Margaret (O'Connor) Shaw; Brothers-in-law, David Shaw Jr. and Louis Mico; Sister, Barbara Campbell Mico. Nancy is survived by her sisters and brother-in-law, Suzanne Campbell of Levittown, NY and Lucia (Kris) Reimann of Knoxville, PA; brother and sister-in-law, Richard (Carmela Miceli) Campbell of Durham, NC; Sisters-in-law, sister, Agnes Shaw IHM of Vestal, NY, Margaret (Raymond) Graboski of Elmira, NY and Helen Welch Shaw of Sayre, PA; nieces, Barbara (friend Scott) Mico Piccotti of Harleysville, PA. and Mary Jo (Lee) Campbell Sorensen of Durham, NC; nephew, Tyler Reimann of Mansfield, PA. Nancy is also survived by her many Shaw nieces and nephews, as well as many cousins. A memorial mass will be celebrated on Saturday January 14, 2012 at the Church of the Epiphany Sayre, PA. Burial will take place at the convenience of her family in the Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens next to her husband Joseph. In lieu of flowers, and for those who wish, donations may be directed to the Sayre Public Library, 122 S. Elmer Ave. Sayre, PA. 18840, the Waverly United Methodist Church, 158 Chemung St. Waverly NY 14892, or The Bridge, PO Box 2023, Sayre, PA 18840 in loving memory of Nancy. Caring assistance is being provided by the Cooley-Tioga Point Cremation and Burial Options, Inc., 802 N. Main St., Athens, PA 18810.  Star Gazette – January 7, 2012

 

CAMPBELL, Pearl M Murphy, 80, of 529 Lincoln St., Sayre, died Tuesday, June 10, 2003 at Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre.  Born July 17, 1922 in Lehighton, PA,  she was the daughter of Daniel and Eliza WOLFE CAMPBELL.She is survived by: two daughters, Ann Marie GOODWIN of Athens and Barbara and Robert FARR of Sayre; seven grandchildren, Pamela WASIELEWSKI of Waverly, N.Y., Scott Murphy, who is serving in the U.S. Army, Donald GOODWIN and Kenneth GOODWIN, both of Waverly, David GOODWIN of Sayre, Karen BENNETT of Athens and James Farr of Utica, N.Y.; nine great-grandchildren; sister, Dorothy LEIKEL of Lehighton; and numerous nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by: her husband, Ellwood, on March 1, 1987; son, Daniel MURPHY; five sisters; one brother; one granddaughter; and one great-grandson.  Friends may call Friday, June 13 from 7-9 p.m. at the BLAUVELT Funeral Home, 126 N. Elmer Ave., Sayre.  Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 14 at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. James DONAHOO, pastor of the Sayre Christian Church, officiating.  Burial will be in Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens.  Memorials may be directed to the American Heart Association, 228 Russell Ave., Williamsport, PA 17701.

CAMPBELL   Pearl M. CAMPBELL MURPHY, 80, of 529 Lincoln St., Sayre, died Tuesday, June 10, 2003 at Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre. Born July 17, 1922 in Lehighton, Pa., she was the daughter of Daniel and Eliza WOLFE CAMPBELL. She is survived by: two daughters, Ann Marie GOODWIN of Athens and Barbara and Robert FARR of Sayre; seven grandchildren, Pamela WASIELEWSKI of Waverly, N.Y., Scott Murphy, who is serving in the U.S. Army, Donald GOODWIN and Kenneth GOODWIN, both of Waverly, David GOODWIN of Sayre, Karen BENNETT of Athens and James Farr of Utica, N.Y.; nine great-grandchildren; sister, Dorothy LEIKEL of Lehighton; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by: her husband, Ellwood, on March 1, 1987; son, Daniel MURPHY; five sisters; one brother; one granddaughter; and one great-grandson. Friends may call Friday, June 13 from 7-9 p.m. at the BLAUVELT Funeral Home, 126 N. Elmer Ave., Sayre. Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 14 at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. James DONAHOO, pastor of the Sayre Christian Church, officiating. Burial will be in Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens. Memorials may be directed to the American Heart Association, 228 Russell Ave., Williamsport, PA 17701.

CAMPBELL - The Evening Times, Oct. 3, 1938. Stanley H. Campbell, 75, died in his home in Smithfield township Saturday evening at 8 o'clock. He is survived by two sons, D. LeRoy Campbell of Milan and Edward E. Campbell of Cayuta, N.Y., also one brother, Arthur, of Smithfield and two sisters, Mrs. Belle Greening of Burlington, and Mrs. Polly Greening of California and 6 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the home of LeRoy Campbell in Milan, with Rev. Thomas Swales, pastor of the Athens Methodist Episcopal church officiating. Burial will be in Tioga Point cemetery. Submitted by Marolyn Cole cole@cyber-quest.com

 

CANAVAN Laurence F. “Larry” Canavan

81, a lifelong resident of Athens, Pa., died on January 10, 2012, at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pa.  He was born October 5, 1930, in Sayre, the son of (the late) Lawrence and Bessie (Rice) Canavan.  Larry graduated from Athens High School Class of 1948 and served in the U.S. Navy. He was also a graduate of Rochester Business Institute. The majority of Larry’s career was spent as a manufacturing manager at Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Horseheads, N.Y.  On February 21, 1953, Larry married the love of his life, Donna (Kremer) Canavan at the Athens United Methodist Church.  Larry enjoyed hunting, and spending time fishing at his cottage on Cayuga Lake with his wife. He also loved woodworking, and together with his father, built several homes in the Athens area. Larry was a member of the Sayre Elks and the Sayre Sportsmans’ Club.  Larry was predeceased by his wife Donna on June 2, 2011.   Larry is survived by his children, Patricia (John) Leljedal of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; Debbie (Jon) Hakes of Athens; Mike (Leslie) Canavan of Athens, and his grandchildren, Brian and Lauren Leljedal; Sarah and Lucas Hakes; and Katie, Ryan and Emily Canavan. He is also survived by his sister, June (Tom) Gorrell of Aiken, S.C.; sister-in-law Carol Lawrence of Barton, N.Y.; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and special friends.  At Larry’s request a private graveside service will take place at the Tioga Point Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Those who wish may make a donation to the Spalding Memorial Library, 724 S. Main St., Athens, PA, 18810 in memory of Larry.  Caring assistance is being provided by the Cooley-Tioga Point Cremation and Burial Options Inc., 802 N. Main St., Athens, Pa.   Sayre Morning Times – January 12, 2012

 

MICHAEL CANAVAN of Sayre Saturday, June 11, 1960.  Survived by wife, Mrs. Nora Canavan; step-daughter, Mrs. Carl Hanchett Sr. of Elmira; step-sons, Louis Tillotson of Philadelphia and William Tillotson of Buffalo; brother, Coleman Canavan of Athens.  Body at Kolb-Allgeier Funeral Home, Sayre.  Funeral Tuesday at 2 p.m.  –Elmira Advertiser 6/13/1960  (Buried Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens.)

CANFIELD -  "BEARDSLEE", Mrs. Jessie Marie
Age 79 formerly of 830 Broadway, Elmira Wednesday April 17, 1974 at Oak Hill Nursing Home, Jones, Okla. Friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home Sunday evening 7 to 9. Funeral services there Monday at 11 a.m. Rev. Jay Edward Sale of the Lake Street Presbyterian Church officiating. Burial in Tioga Point Cemetery. Survived by two sons, George F. Beardslee of Millport, N.Y., Normal E. Beardslee of Spencer, Okla.; six grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. Mrs. Beardslee was the widow of Carl B. Beardslee.

CAPECE
Edward S. Capece, 54 of 318 S. Lehigh Ave., Sayre, died at his home at noon today, Nov. 18, 1971, following an extended illness.  Born in Sayre, the son of Mrs. Josephine Slatter Capece and the late Joseph Capece, he was a graduate of Sayre High School, Class of 1936. He attended Lehigh University and New York University. He was a track star at Sayre High School and at college.  Mr. Capece was a member of the Church of the Epiphany in Sayre. Surviving besides his mother, are a brother Michael J. Capece of Athens; three aunts, Mrs. Cecelia McKinery of Sayre, Mrs. Theresa Devaney and Mrs. Sarah Bland, both of Carbondale; two uncles, Thomas Slattery and Alexander Slattery, both of Sayre and one nephew, Robert Capece, a student at Keystone College.  Friends may call at the Alteri Funeral Home, 314 Desmond St., Sayre, Friday from 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral services will be held at the funeral home Saturday at 9 a.m. and at 9:30 at the Church of the Epiphany where a Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated by Rev. Bernard F. Grogan, V.F., pastor of the church.  Recitation of the Most Holy Rosary will be held at the funeral home Friday at 8 p.m.  Burial will be in Tioga Point Cemetery, AthensThe family requests that in lieu of flowers donations be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Fund at the Robert Packer Hospital.

CAPECE - Michael J. Capece, of 107 Cessna St. Sayre, died peacefully at home, Saturday, July 15, following a brief illness. He was 91. Michael was born Nov. 19, 1914, in Pittsburgh, Pa. the son of Joseph and Josephine Capece. He served in the United States Coast Guard during World War II, seeing action in the European Theatre. He was a successful businessman, having founded Val-Chem Company, Inc. in 1953. Michael was predeceased by his first wife, Ann Jarvis Capece, and his second wife Louise Jennings Capece. He is survived by his son Robert of Sayre, long time caregiver Chris McMahon, family friend George Mastroianni; stepson Jeff McKay and wife, Rozanne and the supportive employees at Val-Chem. A dedicated New York Giant football fan, Michael was a long time season ticket holder and a personal friend of the late Giant's owner, Wellington T. Mara. He was a founding lifetime member of the Pacific Game Fish Foundation, and competed in marlin fishing tournaments in Hawaii for over 20 years. Michael was also a founding member of the Sayre Chapter of UNICO, and a member of the VFW, Elks, and Sons of Italy. He particularly enjoyed sharing stories and memories with friends and family at Yanuzzi's Restaurant. There are no calling hours. There will be a private burial at the Tioga Point Cemetery. Michael was a dog lover, and his request was that in lieu of flowers, a donation be made to the Stray Haven Humane Society, 194 Shephard Road, Waverly, N.Y. Donations may also be made to Guthrie Hospice or the charity of one's choice.
Published in the Daily Review of Towanda, PA on 7/18/2006.

CARD Raymond H. "Papa"
Formerly of Waverly, NY died Sunday evening, September 14, 2008 in Elmira Heights with his loving family by his side at the age of 72 following an illness. Born on October 9, 1935 in Sayre, PA, Ray was the son of Robert & Margaret Klingensmith Card. He was employed by Thatcher Glass for many years as a mold maker. A sports fan and outdoorsman, his interests included bowling, softball, Elmira College Hockey, NY Giants Football, fishing and hunting. He was very knowledgeable as a general contractor and was an all around handyman. Ray was a loving and supportive father to his cherished children who survive, Curtis (Marsha) Card, Bentley Creek, PA; Cindy (Keith) McDonald, Elmira Heights; Donald (Joyce) Card, Bethel Park, PA; Julia Card-Simons, Horseheads; and Mary Rae (John) Bahantka, Elmira Heights; twelve grandchildren, Trina and Kendra Card; Shawn and Nicole McDonald; Jessica, Aaron and David Card; Jenifer and Haley Simons; Chelsea, Jake and Samantha Bahantka; a great granddaughter, Kendal Shaffer; a brother, Richard (Shirley) Card, Horseheads; a sister, Frances (Pete) Chick, Muscatine, IA; sister-in-law, Joyce Card Waverly; his special canine companion, "Sukie". In addition to his parents, Ray was also predeceased by his two brothers, Norman Card and Joseph (Jean) Card. Family and friends will be received at Caywood's Funeral Home & Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Southport on Tuesday evening September 16, 2008 between the hours of 5-8 p.m. Funeral services will take place Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. Graveside services will follow in Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, PA.   Published in the Star-Gazette on 9/16/2008

CARDI - Rose C. Antonetti, 88, formerly of Sayre, Pa. died early Friday morning, July 31, 2009 at the Elderwood Health Care Center in Waverly, N.Y.  Born Dec. 2, 1920 in Waverly she was the daughter of the late John and Grace WOLF Cardi.  Rose was employed by Sayre Lingerie in Sayre for over 20 years.  She was member of the Church of the Epiphany in Sayre.  Her life encompassed her home and family especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Surviving are her children Marianne Webster and her husband, Dr. Harold Webster of Dubois, Pa.,l John Michael Antonetti and his wife, Kathleen Antonetti of Camp Hill, Pa., Kathleen Dwyer and her husband, Brian Dwyer of Corning, N.Y., Stephen Antonetti and his wife, Debra Antonetti of Kirkwood, N.Y.; 10 Grandchildren, Jeffrey Webster and his wife, Diane Webster, Kristen Meterko and her husband, Robert Meterko, Joseph Antonetti and his wife Amanda Antonetti, Thomas Antonetti and Jennifer, Deborah Morrison and her husband Larry Morrison, Michael Antonetti, Jesse Dwyer and his wife Tracey Dwyer, Nathan Dwyer, Nicholas Antonetti and his wife Christine Antonetti, Todd Antonetti; 10 great granchildren; sisters, Lena Morley of Sayre, Pa., Mary Alexander of Sayre, Pa., Delores McCutcheon of Sayre, Pa.; brothers, Lewis Cardi and his wife Joanne Cardi of Sayre, Pa., Leo Cardi and his wife Reva Cardi of Sayre, Pa.; and Numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Michael Antonetti  on Dec. 11, 1983, her sister, Frances Friant and her brothers, Joseph and John Cardi.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2009 at 9:30 a.m. at the Church of the Epiphany, South Elmer Ave., Sayre, Pa. Interment will be in the Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, Pa. Arrangements are under the direction of the Alteri-Bowen Funeral Home, 314 Desmond St., Sayre, Pa. There are no calling hours. The family suggests that memorial contributions may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association, Northeastern Pennsylvania Regional Office, 57 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, PA. 18701.  01 August 2009, Sayre Morning Times.

KENNETH J. CARL, 66, of 114 Bressler St., Sayre died Tuesday July 21, 1987 while vacationing in Ottawa, Canada. Born May 21, 1921 in Mifflintown, PA., he was the son of Hazel Sauserman Carl and the late James W. Carl. He was a graduate of Sayre High School, class of 1938 and Rochester Institute of Technology where he became a tool engineer. Prior to his retirement in 1975, Mr. Carl had been employed as Manager of Tooling Development at Ingersoll-Rand Company, Athens. A four-year veteran of World War II, he served as an aerial engineer with the 375th Troop Carrier Group, Fifth Air Force in the Pacific Theatre. Mr. Carl’s memberships included the following: Athens United Methodist Church and its administrative board, a director of the Pedigraft Club, Bradford County Industrial Management Club (former member), I-R Supervisors Club and Sayre VFW Post 1536. Surviving are his wife, the former Louise May at home; two sons, James and Robert, his mother and a sister, Dorothy Heavener, all of Sayre; three grandsons and one granddaughter; a sister-in-law, Mrs. Robert Callear of E. Athens; a brother-in-law, Clyde May of Athens, several nieces and nephews. Frienda may call at the Jenkins Funeral Home, 111 S. Main St., Athens Thursday from 6-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held at his church at 1 p.m. on Friday with the Rev. H. James Shillabeer pastor of the United Methodist Church in Trucksville, Pa. officiating. Burial will be in the Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens at the convenience of the family. Memorials may be directed to the Building Fund of the Athens United Methodist Church or the RPH Trauma Program in care of the Development Office, Guthrie Medical Center, Sayre. –Towanda Daily Review

CARL - WOODFORD
Mary Grace Age 56 of 6 Cooper St., Waverly, NY, died Saturday, August 11, 2001 in Smithfield Township. Born August 20, 1944 in Susquehanna, PA, she was the daughter of the late Howard K. and Martha S. Storer Carl. She was a graduate of Susquehanna High School and Robert Packer Hospital School of Nursing. She worked at Barnes Hospital in Susquehanna and then at the Robert Packer Hospital School fo Nursing for over 20 years, during which time she received her bachelor's degree in education and public school nursing. She was a graduate of Elmira College, receiving her master's degree in education. She taught Lamaze classes at Robert Packer Hospital and was a school nurse for the Athens Area School District for 13 years. She was a member fo the Waverly United Methodist Church, Waverly, NY and the Midstate Vintage Stock Car Club. She is survived by: her husband of 27 years, Charles; one daughter, Jennifer L. Woodford of Elkton, MD., and fiance, Angel Valle; one son, Brett L. Woodford of Waverly and fiance Carrie A. Tracy; two uncles; several cousins; and three dogs, Ginger, Gizmo and Gidget. Friends may call Wednesday, Aug. 15 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Blauvelt Funeral Home, 445 Waverly St., Waverly. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Aug. 16 at 11 AM at the Waverly United Methodist Church with the Rev. Anne Bey Canfield pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens. It is requested by the family that instead of flowers, that memorial donations be directed to the Mary Grace Woodford Scholarship Fund in care of Athens Area High School, Frederick Street, Athens, PA 18810.

CARL –MYRTLE A. COOMBS, 85 formerly of 217 Hugh St., Athens died at the Robert Packer Hospital Wednesday, June 2, 1999 following an extended illness.  Born Feb. 23, 1914 in Canton and she was the daughter of Raleigh and Susan Kaye Carl.  She was a member of the Trinity Episcopal Church, Sayre.  Survivors are Arthur and Peggy Coombs of Milan; Georgianna Burgman of Athens; two special caregivers, Lila Verlardo of Sayre and Vinny Snyder of Sayre and numerous great-nephews, great-nieces, nephews and nieces.  She was predeceased by her sisters, Marian Spaulding and Lucille Terry; brother, Wayne Carl; brother and sister-in-law, Arthur and Millie Carl; sister-in-law, Pauline Coombs and brother-in-law, Pauline Coombs; and brother-in-law, Harold Cooms.  Family and friends may call from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Lowery Funeral Home, 225 S. Main St., Athens.  The funeral will follow at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Ned Caum, pastor of the Trinity Episcopal Church as officiant.  Memorial donations may be directed to the American Cancer Society.  –Towanda Daily Review (Buried Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens)

CARNEGIE –E. KATHRYN ‘MICKEY’ BASTION, 80, of 720 N. Elmer Ave., Sayre, died Monday, March 26, 2001, at Homestead Suites, Athens, after an extended illness.  Born in Canton, September 26, 1920, the daughter of Ed and Edith Williams Carnegie, she graduated from Canton High School in 1938.  She was employed as a manager at the former W.T. Grant Co. in Sayre for 35 years, retiring in 1976.  She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Waverly and the Sayre-Athens Lioness Club, where she was a past president.  She was past matron of the Sayre Order of the Eastern Star No. 43 and former member of the Sayre Business and Professional Women.  She is survived by her husband of 60 years, LaRue Bastion, at home; her daughters and their spouses, Ann and Tony Farr of Harrisburg, N.C., and Maxine and Lonnie Kobbe of Ulster; a daughter, Dottie McCarron of Washington, D.C.; and nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.  Family and friends may call at the Lowery Funeral Home, 225 S. Main St., Athens, Wednesday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.  Funeral and committal services will be held at the funeral home Thursday at 2 p.m. with her pastor, the Rev. J. Stephen Reynolds, pastor, of the First Baptist Church of Waverly, officiating.  Burial will be in the Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens.  Memorial donations may be made to the Lioness Club, Athens, Pa.; the Order of the Easter Star, Milan, Pa or the Guthrie Hospice, Towanda, Pa.  –Towanda Daily Review.

 

CARNEGIE E. Kathryn “Mickey” BASTION

80, of 720 N. Elmer Ave., Sayre, died Monday, March 26, 2001, at Homestead Suites, Athens, after an extended illness. Funeral and committal services will be held at the Lowery Funeral Home, 225 S. Main St., Athens, Thursday at 2 pm with her pastor, the Rev. J. Stephen Reynolds, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Waverly, officiating. Burial will be in the Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens. Memorial donations may be made to the Lioness

 Club, c/o Lori Havens, 232 Center St., Athens, Pa. 18810; the Order of the Eastern Star, c/o Connie Chandler, Box 15, Milan, Pa 18831; or the Guthrie Hospice, RR 1 Box 154, Towanda, PA 18848

 

LAURA E. CARPENTER, 92, of Whitt Home, RD 1 Morris, Pa. died on Thursday March 23, 1989. Born March 28, 1896 in East Smithfield, she was the daughter of William and Olive Keeler Carpenter. She was a lifelong resident of the area. She is survived by a sister, Mrs. Paul (Vera) Coveney, Athens; two nieces, Mrs. Harry (Viola) Birney, Sayre and Mrs. Guy (Olive) Nichols, Orange City, Fla.; two nephews, William Callison, Luguna Beach, Cal. and Gordon Callison, St. Petersburg, Fla; two great-nephews; two great-nieces; several cousins. There will be no calling hours. Graveside services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens with Pastor Curtis Carter of Christian Life Church, Waverly officiating. –Towanda Daily Review

 

CARROLL James R. Carroll Sr.

73, of Sayre, Pa., died suddenly on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, at the Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre. Jim was born and raised in Sayre and when he married his wife of 51 years they moved to Athens to raise their four children. Jim was on the first Sayre All-Star Little League team that went to the Little League World Series in Williamsport. His team lost to Juniata County team, 6-0. The team is commemorated in the Hall of Fame. Jim graduated from Sayre High School where he was one of the proud members of the first wrestling team at Sayre. After high school, he joined the U.S. Army and was stationed in Korea. After being discharged from the Army, Jim made his way home where he worked at Sherwin Williams for a bit and then moved on to the Lehigh Railroad for a few years. After attending vocational school for carpentry, he became a mason. Carroll's Masonry was well known throughout the Valley. You cannot drive more than a mile without seeing one of the buildings or houses Jim and his crew worked on. Carroll's Masonry — have trowel will travel — We Lay Anything. Jim retired from masonry after 30 some years and then went to work as a subcontractor inspecting fiber optic cable installation in various states. Jim and his great sense of humor were well known by many and he had several "offices" throughout valley where he could be located; Towne Diner, Dunkin Donuts, and Marty's to name a few. He was also active in the Athens School District wrestling program for years and was involved in all his kids' and grandkids' various activities. Jim was an avid Washington Redskins fan and "discussed" the football season with many over the years. Gumps was a doting and loving grandfather. So proud he passed around his first grandson's ultrasound introducing him to the Valley. Jim is survived by his wife, Ann; his children and grandchildren, Brenda Barry and her son Josh, Bob Carroll and his wife Kim and their son Alex and daughter Jessica, Deb Buck and her husband Duke (Ken) Buck along with their son Kenny and daughter Jenna, Jim Carroll Jr. and his wife Anne and their daughters, Maisie, Ellie, Josie and Catie; his sisters, Marian Green, Rita Scheid and her husband Joe, Ann Lord; and his brother, Willie Carroll and sister-in-law Pat Carroll; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Bob and Betty Northrup; brother-in-law, Al Northrup and wife Pat; sister-in-law, Carol Grainger; along with numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews and loving friends. Jim was predeceased by his parents, Robert and Katherine Carroll; twin sisters, Betty Brown and husband Charlie, and Marie Mason; brother, Ray Carroll; brothers-in-law, John (Jeff) Green and Alvin Lord. Family and friends are invited to attend a period of visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 3, and from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 4, at the Jay E. Lowery Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 225 S. Main St., Athens, Pa., to be immediately followed by a short memorial service and then interment at Tioga Point Cemetery, where one of his prominent works, the entrance sign, can be seen by all. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Alzheimer's Research, 57 N. Franklin Street, Kirby Health Center, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701; or American Diabetes Association for Research, 65 E. Elizabeth Avenue, Suite 502, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Office, Bethlehem, PA 18018. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff and especially the nurses at the Aston Nursing home. Towanda Daily Review – December 1, 2013

 

CARTER - Beryl F. Garrington
83, of 457 Waverly St, Waverly NY died on Thursday February 6, 2009 at the Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre after a long illness.  Beryl was born on July 18, 1925 in Wardington, England the daughter of the late Edward and Florence WATTS Carter.  She spent many years volunteering her time making winter clothing by knitting gloves, hats, scarf’s, and making quilts for the less fortunate with the Women of the United Methodist Church of Athens. She volunteered many hours at the Tioga General Hospital, Waverly. She loved doing crafts. She was a member of the North Waverly Chapel. When she lived in Elizabeth Square Apartments she did the shopping for the people who were sick. She was a joy to everyone. Her family was her life.  Beryl is survived by her daughters, Vanda Bostwick of Waverly NY., and Sandra (Fred) Copeland of Rock Hill SC., grandchildren Kimberly (Scott) Stermer, Christopher Bostwick, Michael (Elisabeth) Bostwick, Deborah Harvey, Michelle (Thomas) Stuckey, Elisha Copeland, and Rachel Copeland. 9 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild..  Beryl is predeceased by her parents, husband George Percival Garrington and grandson David Russell Harvey.  A time of gathering of family and friends will be held on Monday February 9, 2009 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM at the North Waverly Chapel. Funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM after calling hours at the Chapel with Pastor Edgar Manns officiating.  Burial will be held in Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens Pa.  In lieu of flowers the family request memorial contributions in Beryl's name be made to: North Waverly Chapel 38 Rt 34, Waverly NY 14892.  Arrangements were entrusted to the care of the Blauvelt Funeral Home 625 Broad St., Waverly NY.  Blauvelt Funeral Home, Wanerly NY obit.

CARTER - Maxim    Minnie R. Maxim   Loved to bake, avid recipe collector, Minnie R. Maxim, 88, of Sayre, Pa. diedon Monday, Feb. 9, 2009 at Towanda Memorial Hospital Skilled Nursing Unit.  She was born Feb.21, 1920 in Towanda, Pa. the daughter of the late Willard and Iva Latimer Ellsworth.  Minnie loved to bake, and was an avid recipe collector. She worked at the Robert Packer Hospital in Housekeeping until her retirement. She enjoyed gardening, and flowers. Minnie loved her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.  She is predeceased by her husband Raymond Maxim, Sr.; sisters Jennie Blauvelt, Charlotte Chapman, and Almeda Steele; and brothers Charles Ellsworth and Edgar Ellsworth.  Minnie is survived by her son Raymond (Nancy) Maxim, Jr. of Sayre, Pa.; her daughter Kathryn Jiricka of MO;  her grandchildren Kathryn (Ben) Francis, Richard (Lori) Shay, Michelle (Scott) Bruer, and Stephen Maxim: her great-grandchildren Matthew and Courtney Bruer, Jordyn and Ryan Maxim, and Benji and Samantha Francis; her brother Paul (Shirley) Ellsworth; her sister Marion (Dick) Potter; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.  Friends and family may call on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2009 from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Jay E. Lowery Funeral Home, Inc., 225 South Main Street, Athens, Pa. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Linda Rogers officiating. Burial will be in Tioga Point Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made in Minnie’s memory to: Stray Haven, 194 Shephard Road, Waverly, N.Y. 14892.

CARTER –MYRTIE L. CARTER CONTE, 75, of Sayre, died Friday, April 29, 2005 at the Robert Packer Hospital following an extended illness. Born Jan. 2, 1930 in Gastonia, N.C., she was the daughter of Zack and Mary Shepard Carter.  Myrtie was a graduate of Gastonia High School. She worked as an office manager for Don Simmons Auto, Royal Auto Group and finally for Ferris Motors. She enjoyed needle work, reading, cooking and watching the birds in her yard.  She was predeceased by her mother in 1990.  Myrtie is survived by: her loving husband of 35 years at home; her children, Patricia Palermo of Marathon, Fla., Russell Palermo of Racine, Wis., Joseph and Amy Palermo of Arizona, Robin and Michael Polack of Clinton, Mass., and Michelle and Eddie Smith of Sayre; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; two brothers, Gerald and Linda Hobbs of Advange, N.C., and Richard Hobbs of Winchester, Pa.; and three sisters, Gladys and James Haas of Woodruff, Wis., Patricia Brooks of Boco Ratan, Fla., and Mary Ross of Apopka, Fla. At the family’s request, there will be no calling hours. A graveside service will be held Monday, May 2, 2005 at 2 p.m. in the Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens. Memorial donations may be made in Myrtie’s honor to the Guthrie Hospice, RR 1, Box 154, Towanda, PA 18848. Arrangements are under the direction of the Jay E. Lowery.  Contributed by Carol Brotzman.  –Towanda Daily Review. May 2, 2005

 

CARUSO Anne C. Bailey

89, of Sayre, Pa., died  on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at Ashton Healthcare Facility following a brief illness.  She was born on February 11, 1923 in Kerville, Texas, the daughter of (the late) James V. and Orthella Reyes Caruso.  Anne was a member of the Sayre Christian Church and worked in the cafeteria in the Athens High School. She was an accomplished gardener and enjoyed crocheting and cooking. Anne enjoyed going out with family and friends and listening to music.  She is predeceased her husband Robert L. Bailey, February 3, 2009, and many friends.  Anne is survived by her children, Robert and Martha Bailey of Athens, Pa., and William and Rosa Bailey of Sayre, Pa.; grandson Colin Scott and Shannon Bailey of Athens, Pa.; great-grandchild   Kensley Bailey of Athens, Pa.; step-grandchildren Kay Tana and Michael Ditchik, Crosby and Mary Ann Shabazian, and Irene Nicole and Timothy Fountain; sister-in-law Betty Bailey of Waverly, N.Y.; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.  Graveside Services will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013 at 10:30 a.m., at Tioga Point Cemetery, 803 North Main Street, Athens, Pa. The family is being assisted by Jay E. Lowery Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., Athens, Pa.  Burial will be in Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, Pa.  Memorial donations may be made in Anne’s memory to: Sayre Christian.  Sayre Morning Times – January 3, 2013

 

CARY –MRS. ELVA HARSH of Suffern, N.Y., formerly of Waverly.  The funeral was held Monday, Sept. 21, 1936 at 1 p.m. in the Geer Funeral Home in Waverly conducted by the Rev. George S. Connell, D.D., pastor of the Waverly Methodist Church.  Burial was in Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens.  Mrs. Harsh was the widow of the late Andrew Harsh, formerly of Waverly.  She is survived by two sons, Merle and Desmond Harsh and one daughter, Miss Luella Harsh of Suffern; three grandchildren; three brothers, Herman and Leon Cary of Waverly and Theron Cary of Middletown; two sisters, Mrs. James H. Shaw of Waverly and Leora Shipman of North Barton.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 9/21/1936

 

CASSELBURY Ada J. Ault

88, of Silver Spring, Md., passed peacefully on Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, six days after suffering a catastrophic stroke. She and her husband Alfred L. "Al" Ault were Valley residents for nearly 40 years, before moving to the Washington, D.C. area in 1965. Al was a former reporter for the Sayre Evening Times, covering Waverly news. Ada was born Jan. 3, 1925, in Tunkhannock, Pa., to the late Clark Oliver and Hilda Dix Oliver Casselbury.   After a few years in the Tunkhannock area, the family moved to Athens. Ada graduated from Athens High School in 1943. On July 23, 1945, Ada married Alfred Ault, son of Tracey and Bessie Ault of Sayre. After Al's military service, they settled in Waverly, New York. Their son, Thomas Alfred Ault (Tom), was born February 14, 1946. Ada and her family spent many wonderful years in the Valley with their extended family and friends. They moved from the area in 1965 when Al, who was working for International Business Machines (IBM), was transferred to its facility in Gaithersburg, Md.  During World War II, Ada worked for the local Rations Board and afterwards dedicated herself to being a fulltime homemaker. Her family and friends were the love of her life.  Besides being a devoted mother and wife, Ada was interested in all people. She was always quick to strike up a conversation or to lend a helping hand. Her mother, Hilda, lived with Ada and her family from 1966 until her death in 1989, at the age of 101, and there is little doubt that Ada's loving care contributed to her mother's long and happy life. Ada was active in the Potomac United Methodist Church, volunteering in many activities. She also relished sports at all levels, from local high school football games to the Washington Redskins, Baltimore Ravens and Baltimore Orioles. Ada is survived by Al, her loving husband of 68 years; her son, Tom, and his wife Aldene Medbery Ault; two grandchildren, Kristen Adashi (Timothy Ellis) of Baltimore, Md. and David Ault (Katherine Goodwin Ault) of Easton, Md.; three great-grandchildren, Caroline and James Ault and Samuel Ellis. She also is survived by a niece, Nancy Walker Bonner of Wagener, S.C.; and a nephew, Robert Walker of Williamsport, Pa.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Margaret Walker of Athens.  A memorial service will be held at Potomac United Methodist Church, Potomac, Md., on Oct. 6, 2013 at 2 p.m. followed by a reception for friends and family. Interment of ashes at Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, will follow at a later time.  Memories of Ada may be sent to Tom at: 600 Symphony Woods Drive, Silver Spring, Maryland 20901.  Condolences may be sent to Al at 3144 Gracefield Rd., Apt. 3144, Silver Spring, Maryland 20906.  In recognition of Ada's devoted care for her husband in the last years of her life, the family suggests that contributions in memory of Ada be directed to the Cure Alzheimer's Fund, 34 Washington Street, Suite 200, Wellesley Hills, MA 02481.  Sayre Morning Times – September 10, 2013

 

CASSELBURY –ELEANOR JUNE CASSELBURY HARRIS, 77, of Athens, Pa., passed away on Friday, August 15, 2014 at home with her loved ones by her side. She was born on June 19, 1937 in Towanda, Pa., a daughter of the late Leonard and Katherine Bullock Casselbury. Eleanor was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who enjoyed spending time with her family. She was an avid crafter doing quilting, needlework, and crocheting projects for her family and friends. She enjoyed gardening and cooking. Eleanor loved to sing. She and her husband Robert enjoyed traveling all over the United States and overseas prior to his passing. Christmas was Eleanor's favorite holiday, cooking and baking and spending that time with family and friends. Recently, Eleanor had ventured into the tech world by purchasing a tablet which she was able to keep up with family and friends and also enjoyed playing games as well. She is predeceased by her husband of 38 years Robert Harris in 1994; sons Robert Harris Jr. and Mark Harris; sister Joyce Kriner; brother and sister-in-law James and Louise Casselbury; son-in-law Stan Swarthout; brother-in-law Alfred Kowalek; mother-in-law and father-in-law Hazel Johnson and Mark Harris; brothers-in-law Joe Strange, Freemen Smith, and Ed Bowmen; and sister-in-law and brother-in-law Arlene and Fred Wheeler. Eleanor is survived by her children Ellen Trafzer of Appalachin, N.Y., Barbara and Terry Teeter of Elmira, N.Y., Michael Harris of Athens, Pa., Cynthia and Rusty Jordan of Waverly, N.Y., and Nancy Swarthout of Horseheads, N.Y.; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sister Betty Kowalek; brother and sister-in-law Richard and Barbara Casselbury; sisters-in-law Pearl Strange, Mary Smith, and Jean Bowmen; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law Joyce and Ronald Geiger, and Helen and Harold Wakely; brother-in-law Ernie Kriner; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Family and friends may call on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014 from 6 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014 from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Jay E. Lowery Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 225 S. Main St., Athens, Pa. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014 at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Edgar Mann officiating. Burial will be Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, Pa. Memorial donations may be made in Eleanor's memory to the North Waverly Chapel, 38 New York 34, Waverly, NY or the American Heart Association, Four Gateway Center, 444 Liberty Avenue, Suite 1300, Pittsburgh, PA. A special thank you to Betty, Jackie, Kathy, Donna, Lori, and Barb for helping to care for our loved one during her illness. –Towanda Daily Review 8/18/2014

 

 

CHACONA - Nicholas P. "Nick" Chacona 97 of 213 N. Elmer Ave., Sayre, PA. died on Sunday December 27, 2009 at the Elderwood Health Care Facility, Waverly, NY with his loving wife of 70 years Ozzie by his side.  Nick was born on September 2, 1912 in Ithaca, NY the son of the late Paul and Gerogia Chacona.  Nick was a lifetime member of the Sayre Elks 1148 since 1936 he served as Exalted Ruler, Past State President, and Past District President. He served in the United States Navy in 1944, life member of the Catholic War Vets, American Legion, Sayre VFW, and life member of the Sayre Fire Department . Nick was named man of the year by Bini Brith, served on the board of directors of the Robert Packer Hospital and the First National Bank of Bradford County, past chairman of the Valley United Way, and member of the Church of the Epiphany, Sayre. Nick was the co-founder of the Sayre Little League with Tom Worthington. On September 5, 2008 Sayre Mayor Denny Thomas honored Nick with a proclamation making September 5th Nick Chacona day in Sayre.  Nick and his wife Ossie owned and operated Chacona’s Restaurant in Sayre for 70 years. Nick served as Sayre councilmen for four years, and as Mayor for 28 years.  Nick is survived by his loving wife of 72 years Ossie whom he married in 1938. Sons Chris, William, and Paul Chacona. Grandchildren: Michelle, Vicky, Kelly, Nick, Debbie, Keisha, and Shannon. Several nieces, nephews and cousins.  Nick is predeceased by a son Marcus Chacona. Brothers John and Ted Chacona. Sister Bertha Chacona.  A gathering of family and friends will be held on Tuesday December 29, 2009 from 4-7 PM at the Blauvelt Funeral Home 625 Broad St., Waverly NY.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday December 30, 2009 at 10:00 AM at the Church of the Epiphany, Sayre Pa.  Burial will be held in Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, Pa.  In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in Nick’s name may be made to: Epiphany School Stevenson St., Sayre, Pa. 18840.  28 Dec. 2009, Blauvelt Funeral Home obit.  28 Dec. 2009, Blauvelt Funeral Home obit.

CHAMBERLAIN –FLORENCE E. LOOMIS, 83, of Roberts Hollow Road, Lowman, died Monday, April 27, 1998.  Born Dec. 15, 1914 in Greene’s Landing, she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Stella Chamberlain.  She was a member of the Lockwood United Methodist Church.  She was a former employee of Moreton Cleaners, Waverly.  She was predeceased by; her husband, Monroe Loomis; brothers, Charles and Samuel Chamberlain; and a sister, Mary Wilcox.  Friends may call Wednesday from 3-4 p.m. at Roberts Funeral Home, Inc., 279 Main St., Wellsburg.  Funeral and committal services will be held Wednesday at 4 p.m. at the funeral home.  Burial will be in Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, at the convenience of the family.  –Towanda Daily Review.

CHAMPION
Harry B. Champion, 77, of Waverly RD 2, died Saturday afternoon at 5:30 Jan. 1, 1972, at the Tioga General Hospital after a long illness. Born in Wyoming County he resided in the Valley for the past 60 years and worked for the Athens Foundry for the past 27 years. Mr. Champion was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Sayre. He was also a member of the International Molding Union, AFL-CIO. He is survived by one daughter Mrs. Ann Smith of Ulster; five sons, Harry, Jr., of Elmira, Kenneth of McKeesport, Pa., Clifford of Sayre and Donald and Robert, both of Waverly; one sister, Mrs. Philip (Ruth) Hunsinger of Riverside Drive, Athens, one brother Guy Champion of Sayre; 11 grandchildren, three great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Kolb-Allgeier Funeral Home, 126 N. Elmer Ave., Sayre, today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral and committal services will be held at the funeral home Tuesday afternoon at 2 o’clock with Rev. Arthur W. Kleintop, pastor of St. John Lutheran church, officiating. Burial will be at Tioga Point Cemetery.

CHAMBERLAIN  Margaret C. VANDERPOOL, 83, formerly of North Street, Athens, died Wednesday, March 26, 2003 at the Bradford County Manor.  Born Nov. 22, 1919 in Wysox, she was the daughter of Robert and Margaret BRENNAN CHAMBERLAIN.  Margaret worked for Ingersoll-Rand in the Assembly Department and for Belle Knitting, sewing on the labels.  She  was a member of the Athens United Methodist Church, where she taught Sunday School for many years and also was a Servio Class member. She was a member of the Athens Hobby Show committee.  She is survived by: a daughter, Shirley GOBLE of Athens; a sister, Vivian WICKHAM of Porterville, Calif.; and several nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by: her husband, LeRoy; brothers, Robert CHAMBERLAIN and Gale CHAMBERLAIN; and a sister, Agnes TICKETT.  Family and friends may call Sunday, March 30 from 2-4 p.m. at the Lowery Funeral Home, 225 S. Main St., Athens.  Funeral and committal services will be held Sunday at 4 p.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Donald ANDERSON, her pastor, officiating.  Burial will be in Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens.

CHAMBERLAIN  Ronald L. CHAMBERLAIN Sr., 56, of Elmira Street, Athens Township, died Saturday, April 26, 2003 at Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, after an extended illness.  Born Dec. 22, 1946 in Sayre, he was the son of Robert C. and Mildred V. MORTON CHAMBERLAIN.  Ron was co-owner and general manager of Bob's Honda/Bob's Cycle Shop, Inc.  He was a member of the Milan United Methodist Church and was a member of the Men's Breakfast Club of the church.  He donated blood at every opportunity to the Red Cross, having donated gallons.  He was a recipient of the Honda President's Award five times.  An avid bowler, he also enjoyed billiards, basketball, racing and riding motorcycles. He was a big fan of Penn State and Pittsburgh Steelers football and was a fan of CART racing, especially Honda. He was a member of the Twin-Rivers Motorcycle Club, the NADA 20 Group and the Pennsylvania Automobile Association.  He loved spending time with his family.  He is survived by: his wife of 34 years, Lois, at home; children, Ronald L. Jr. and Beth Chamberlain of Athens Township, Regina Lou CHAMBERLAIN of Athens Township and Michael I. CHAMBERLAIN of Athens Township; his mother, Mildred CHAMBERLAIN of Athens Township; sister and brother-in-law, Connie and Jerry JONES of Hector, N.Y.; brother and sister-in-law, Donald and Debbie CHAMBERLAIN of Athens Township; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.  His father, Robert C. CHAMBERLAIN, predeceased him in 1993, and he was predeceased by a sister, Bonnie Lou FAIRLIE, in 1980.  Family and friends may call Tuesday, April 29 from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. at the Lowery Funeral Home, 225 S. Main St., Athens.  Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 30 at noon at the Athens United Methodist Church, 118 S. Main St., Athens, with his pastor, the Rev. Jason GUILLAUME, officiating.  Burial will be in Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens.  Memorial donations may be made in his name to The Legacy, P.O. Box 404, Athens, PA 18810; the Milan United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 3, Milan, PA 18831; or the Athens Township Volunteer Fire Company, Herrick Avenue, Sayre, PA 18840.

CHAMPION    Mildred C. STEVENS, 96, widow of Alexander D. STEVENS of 504 Fourth St. Towanda, died Saturday morning, Dec. 9, 2000, at her home.  Born may 17, 1904, in Wilkes-Barre, PA, she was a daughter of the late Edmund M. and Amanda NEWSBIGLE CHAMPION of Sayre.  Mildred was a graduate of Sayre High School, class of 1923.  On Oct. 30, 1928, she married Alexander D. Stevens in Owego, NY, and they later moved to Towanda in 1933.  Mildred was a member of the Towanda First Presbyterian Church since 1935, where she was formerly an active Sunday School teacher and member of the Missionary Society Prayer Group.  She was a 50 year member of the Order of The Eastern Star Chapter No. 53, Sayre; a 50 year member of the George Clymer Chapter DAR; a charter member of the Towanda Area Seniors Citizens; and a long-time member of the 20th Century Club.  Mrs. Stevens was a former Brownie leader and adviser for musical acts for the Junior Musical Club.  Mildred enjoyed sending notes and cards of encouragement to her family and friends and will be fondly remembered for her kindness and thoughtfulness.  Surviving are her daughter and son-in-law, Margaret "Peggy" and Arthur RICHARDS of Towanda; grandchildren, David and Tracey RICHARDS of Oxford, PA, Sharon Richards CAPUTO and James CAPUTO of Bransford, CT; great-grandson, Noah RICHARDS of Oxford; and nieces and their husbands, Janice and John KEPNER of Sayre and Charlotte and John FOSTER of Waverly, NY.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Alex STEVENS, on Aug. 29, 1969, and two sisters, Charlotte HOWEY in Feb. of 1958, and Helen HAFLETT, in May 1977.  The funeral service will be held Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2000 at 2 p.m. at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave, Towanda, with the Rev. Michael HUGHES, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, Towanda, officiating.  Interment will be in Tioga Point Cemetery Athens.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral service Tuesday afternoon at the funeral home.  The family will provide its own flowers and suggest that memorials contributions be directed to the First Presbyterian Church, 5 Court Street, Towanda, PA, 18848, in Mrs. Stevens name.

CHAPMAN - David Chapman, 51, of Sayre, died following a sudden illness Friday, Feb. 22, 2008 at Robert Packer Hospital. David was born Jan. 6, 1957 in Sayre and was the son of Robert F. and Marilyn H. Chapman. David graduated from Sayre High School in 1975 and earned degrees at Practical Bible Training School in Johnson City, N.Y., and Trinity University in Illinois with a communications degree. Following his graduation at Practical Bible David owned and operated two businesses in Binghamton, the Southern Tier Painting Co. and a restaurant in the Taco Maker food franchise. In 1991 he moved to Schaumburgh, Ill., where he was employed by AWANA International, then went to work for Builders Square before accepting a position at Home Depot. Returning to Sayre in 2001, David was employed at the Johnson City Home Depot store and was manager of the painting department. David was a talented woodworker and painter, plus had great love for his dogs. He was known for an exceptional sense of humor to his family and those acquainted with him, which will be greatly missed by all. David is survived by: two daughters, Melissa (Mike) Olivera of Elgin, Ill., and Jenny (George) Marriott of Waverly; his parents; sisters Dianne (Ron) Cole, and Elaine(David) Ward; and brother Stephen Chapman, all residing in Sayre; plus several nieces and nephews. David recently had become engaged to Natayli Bonderchuk, who also has a young son, Artem. Both Natalyi and Artem held David in high esteem during the short time they had with him. David was preceded in death by his beloved grandfather and woodworking mentor of his youth, Herman Schultz, and his wife, Louise, and paternal grandmother Hazel Abrams Walker. A gathering of family and friends will be held Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2008 form 1-2 p.m. at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad St., Waverly. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Edgar Manns of the North Waverly Chapel and retired Pastor William Wells officiating. Burial will be in Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens. Memorial contributions in David's name may be made to a charity of one's choice. - Sayre Morning Times, 25 Feb 2008

CHAPMAN - A well attended funeral service to celebrate the life of David A. Chapman, Sayre, was held on Wednesday February 27, 2008 at 2:00 PM at the Blauvelt Funeral Home 625 Broad St., Waverly, NY.  Pastor Edgar Manns North Waverly Chapel and retired Pastor William Wells officiated. The eulogy was given by David's father Robert Chapman.  Burial was in Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, Pa.  The family greeted friends at a luncheon at the North Waverly Chapel after the services.  (Born January 06, 1957, Sayre, PA).   Waverly NY.  Blauvelt Funeral Home, Wanerly NY notice.

JESSE L. CHAPMAN a former student at the Soldiers’ Orphan School at Mansfield died Thursday morning, July 10, 1941 at his home in Binghamton.  He is survived by a sister, Mrs. Nellie Vosburg and a niece, Mrs. Louis Wagner, both of Elmira.  The body is in the Wilson Funeral Home where the funeral will be held Saturday at 2 p.m.  Burial in Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 7/10/1941

SEARLE T. CHAPMAN, of Ulster RR 2, Pa., went peacefully to be with the Lord on Thursday morning, March 30, 2006 at the Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre Pa.  He was born June 29, 1929 in Sayre, Pa., a son of the late Manley and Thelma Chapman.  Searle was a veteran of the Korean Conflict, having served in the U.S. Army, attaining the rank of Sergeant First Class.  He was employed by the Ingersoll-Rand of Athens, Pa., for 32 years, while maintaining a well-run farm.  Searle also was a well driller and an all-around handyman for others.  He was a member of American Legion Post No. 42, Towanda. Searle was very much a loving family man.  Surviving are his wife of 53 years, Ann Crowley Chapman, two sons, Thomas Chapman and his wife Ellen Chapman of Selma, N.C., Wayne Chapman and his wife, Carol Chapman of Wyalusing, Pa.; three daughters, Donna Fields and her husband Robert Fields of Stevensville, Pa., Patsy Holcomb and her husband, Edwin Holcomb of Athens, Pa. Terri Chapman and her friend, Jason Sitcosky of Ulster, Pa., nine grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren; three brothers, Duane Chapman of Athens, Pa., Stanley Chapman of Winter Garden, Fla., Earl Chapman of Ulster, Pa., and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.  He was preceded in death by a son, Charles Chapman, two sisters, Norma Nagle and Vivian Carr, and a brother, David Chapman.  The funeral services will be held Monday, April 3,2006 at 1 p.m. at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda, Pa., with pastor Dale Bird of the Ulster Village Presbyterian Church, officiating.  The family will receive friends on Monday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the funeral home.  Interment will be in the Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, Pa., with Towanda American Legion Post No. 42 according full military honors.  The family suggests that memorial contributions may be directed to the charity or organization of one’s choice in Searle T. Chapman’s memory.  –Towanda Daily Review

CHAVEZ Kendall Eileen Ann - Kendall Eileen Ann Chavez, 10, daughter of Sergeant First Class Eugene T. Chavez Jr. and Michelle Bennett Chavez of Ft. Drum, NY died
Saturday morning June 12, 2010 at her home following a lengthy  battle with leukemia. Born October 23, 1999 in Ft. Campbell, KY she was the daughter of Eugene T. Chavez Jr. and Michelle Bennett Chavez. Kendall was a student in the 5th grade at Carthage Middle School, Carthage, NY. She loved cheerleading , arts and crafts, and dance. Surviving are her parents, SGT. 1st Class Eugene T. Chavez Jr. and Michelle Bennett Chavez at home; her brothers, Jordan , Eli , Cooper  all at home; her maternal grandparents, Kathy and Mike Coleman of Sayre, PA and Scott and Barbara Bennett of Athens, PA; her paternal grandparents, Dolores Chavez of Ft. Drum, NY and Eugene T. Chavez Sr. of Prescott, AZ; a maternal great grandmother, Doris Pica of Waverly, NY; a maternal step great grandmother, Sandra Bennett of Mount Dora, FL; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins; a special person, Emily; many special friends at the Carthage Middle School. A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated  Thursday June 17, 2010 at 9;30 a.m. at   the Epiphany Parish, 304 S. Elmer Ave., Sayre, PA. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Alteri-Bowen Funeral Home 314 Desmond St., Sayre, PA. Interment will be in the Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, PA. The family suggests that memorial contributions may be directed to the Jonathan Cancer Fund, 401 North Salina St., Syracuse, NY 13203 in Kendall Eileen Ann Chavez’s memory.- Sayre Morning Times, June 14, 2010

CHERESNOWSKY –JENNIE ROSE ‘GINGER’ CHERESNOWSKY FRANTZ, 72 of 375 Pennsylvania Ave., South Waverly, Pa. die Tuesday Aug. 12, 2003 at the Sayre House, Pa. after a long and courageous battle with cancer.  Born on Jan. 29, 1931, in Sayre, the daughter of the late Onufry and Parkasa Cheresnowsky, she graduated from Sayre High School in 1950.  She worked 25 years at the Robert Packer Hospital and was a member of the St. John’s Catholic Church in South Waverly.  Her family was utmost in her life and she enjoyed working with flowers in her yard and loved warm, sunny days.  She immersed herself in family life and especially enjoyed time with her grandchildren.  In her younger days, she was active in church and school activities.  She is survived by her beloved husband of 49 years, Richard K. “Dick” at home; her three sons, Richard C. of Clearwater, Fl., Stephen and his wife Mary, and grandchildren, Cory and Stephanie all of Towson, Md. And Michael and his wife Yesim and grandson, Altan of Litchfield, Pa.  She is also survived by her sisters; Anna (John) Geffert of Sayre, and Dorothy (Harry) Patterson of Ridgebury; along with her brothers, Andrew of Athens, George of Owego and Theodore of Waverly.  She was predeceased by her sister Mary Shoemaker of Sayre; brothers, Peter of Waverly, Nicholas of Sayre, Leo of Boston, Mass., Matthew of Sayre and Walter of Sayre.  Family and friends are invited to call at the Luckner Funeral Home, 449 Park Ave., Waverly, N.Y. on Friday, Aug. 15 from 2-4- p.m. and 7-9 p.m.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2003 at 9:30 a.m. at St. John’s Catholic Church, South Waverly with Rev. Vincent Langan officiating.  Interment will be in Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, Pa. immediately following services.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice in Jennie’s name.  –Towanda Daily Review

Carlton CHILSON, 88
01/05/2002
Carlton Chilson, 88, of Litchfield died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2002, at the Robert Packer Hospital, in Sayre. Born Nov. 6, 1913, in Rummerfield, Pa., the son of the late Harry and Lillian Thurston Chilson. Carlton liked to square dance, garden, fish, hunt and clog dance. He operated a dairy farm for many years and retired from the Ingersoll Rand Foundry in 1978.  He is survived by his sons and daughters, Harold Chilson of Sayre, Jane Chilson of Elmira, N.Y., Wilma Chilson of Litchfield and Paul Chilson of Litchfield; a sister, Gennevieve Robinson of Maine; a special friend, Genevieve Jennings; two sisters-in-law; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his wife, Mazie Campbell Chilson, in 1981; a sister, Agnes Coe in 1961; and a brother, Walter Chilson, in 1999. Family and friends may call Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Lowery Funeral Home, 225 S. Main St., Athens. Funeral and committal services will follow there at 3 p.m. with the Rev. James Donahoo, pastor of the Sayre Christian Church, officiating. The family will provide flowers. Burial will be in the Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, at later date.

CHILSON -  Jack Clinton Chilson, 80, diedon Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2008.  He was a native of Sayre and had lived in Orange Park, Fla. for the past eight years.  He was the son of the late Clinton DeWitt Chilson and Carolin Swartwood Wescott.  Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Elaine Chilson; two sons Jan of Fernandina Beach, Fla. and Jeffrey of Norfolk, Va.; seven grandchildren: Carolin, Clifford, Clinton, Christopher, Cynthia, Michele, and Nathan; two great grandchildren, Brandon and Lauren Ann; and his most devoted friend John Bond of Jacksonville, Fla.  Jack was a decorated Naval veteran having served in the United States Navy for 22 years.  His naval career started in World War II and lasted until 1967.  Following that career, Jack worked for the Federal government in Gtmo, Cuba; Subic Bay Naval Base, Philipines; and Naval Air Station, Lemoore, Calif. And finally retired from the federal government after having served more than 30 years of service to his country.  A time for gathering with family and friends will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008 at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly.  The celebration of Jack’s life will follow the visitation with the Rev. James Donahoo honoring his memory at 2 p.m.  Burial will be in Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens.  In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to Stray Haven Humane Society, 194 Shepard Rd., Waverly, NY 14892.  Morning Times 25 Aug 2008.

CHILSON   Marie O. MORLEY, 89, of the Highlands Care Center, Laporte, formerly of Keystone Manor, Sayre, died Sunday evening, April 13, 2003, at the Highlands. Born Nov. 2, 1913, in Monroe Township, she was the daughter of the late Paul F. and Nina EVANS CHILSON.  On Nov. 10, 1934, she married J. Lyle MORLEY, who preceded her in death on April 25, 1957.
Marie was employed by Dr. Samuel BRENNER'S office in Sayre for 11 years and later by the Carpenter Nursing Home in Athens for 10 years. She attended Sayre United Methodist Church and enjoyed volunteering at the Sayre House for several years. Marie enjoyed listening to music, reading and taking walks. Surviving are her daughter, Marsha K. WILLIAMS of Towanda RR ; two step-grandchildren, Michelle "Miki" CHAMBERLAIN of Towanda and her husband, Robert CHAMBERLAIN; Gregory WILLIAMS and his wife, Lucinda "Cindy," of Towanda RR 3; and four step-great-grandchildren, Ryan and Rhett CHAMBERLAIN and Trevor and Taylor WILLIAMS. She was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Charles R. WILLIAMS.  Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. Interment will be in the Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens. There are no calling hours.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, Towanda.

CHILSON - Former Herrick Man dies at Allentown - Walter Chilson of Herrickville died May 13 [1931] at the Allentown state hospital, after an illness of a year, at the age of 55 years. He is survived by his wife, two daughters and one son. Funeral services were held in the Herrickville Methodist church Saturday. Burial in Tioga Point cemetery at Athens. - Wyalusing Rocket, May 20, 1931

CHRISTIAN - Kay Christian Ackland, 76, of Waverly, died Thursday, May 1, 2008 at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre. Born Nov. 5, 1931 in Kingston, Pa., the daughter of the late Anna Edwina Ford and George Martin Christian. She was a graduate of Laceyville, Pa., High School and Lackawanna Business School. She worked for Lloyd C. Sullivan Insurance of Scranton, Pa., and Whipples Lumber Yard in Laceyville, Pa. She married Paul R. Ackland March 3, 1951. She enjoyed many hobbies through the years. She enjoyed life. She loved her children and grandsons. She was a member of the Waverly United Methodist Church and the Alethia Class. She bowled for many years and loved to golf and was a member of the Tomasso Ladies Golf League and a Red Hatter. She loved to camp. For many years she and Paul danced with the Penny Promenaders Square Dance Club. Her sister, Gail Christian Johnson, and her brothers-in-law, Gerald Johnson and Bill Burgess, predeceased her.  She is survived by: her husband, Paul, at home; her children, Lorraine Ann Scrivener, David Paul Ackland and Lynda Kay Lynch, all of Waverly; also her grandsons, Kyle Christian Ackland, Samuel David Ackland, Shawn Paul Scrivener, Jeffery Paul Lynch and Charles Lynch; her sister, Gwen Christian Burgess; her long-time companion, Brian Van Auken; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins and their families. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, May 6 at 10 a.m. at the Luckner Funeral Home, 449 Park Ave., Waverly. Pastor Anne Canfield of the Waverly United Methodist Church will officiate. Friends are invited to call Monday, May 5 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be in Tioga Point Cemetery. Those wishing may direct memorial donations in Kay’s name to either the Waverly Free Library of Waverly United Methodist Church. Submitted by Carol Hoose Brotzman. Morning Times May 02, 2008

 

CHUBBUCK –PAULINE C. SIDEY, 73, of Athens RD 1 died Friday Nov. 27, 1987 at the Robert Packer Hospital following an extended illness. Mrs. Sidey was born in Athens on May 3, 1914, the daughter of William and Florence Coffin Chubbuck. She resided in this area most of her life. Surviving relatives include a daughter, Mrs. Joseph (Mary Jane) Murphy, Athens RD 1; a son, James, Athens; one stepson, Donald Yale Sr., Williamsport; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Harold (Shirley) Mullen Sayre; five grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Ralph (Dorothy) Roof, Athens; two brothers, William R. Chubbuck, San Luis Obispo, Calif. and Eugene Chubbuck, Solinas, Calif.; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a son John R. in 1948 and her husband, William V. in 1986. Friends will be received at the Lower Funeral Home, 225 S. Main St., Athens on Saturday from 7-9 p.m. Funeral and committal services will be held at the funeral home on Sunday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Dr. Wilmot Mather, pastor of the Athens United Methodist Church officiating. Burial will be in Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens. –Towanda Daily Review

 

CHURCHMAN Mamie J. Alliger

77, a resident of 37 Warren St. Sayre, Pa., for over 40 years died Monday, August 20, 2012 at the Bradford County Manor in West Burlington Township, Pa. Mamie was born March 7, 1935 in Barton, N.Y., the daughter of John S. Churchman and Blanche A. Vose Churchman.  She was a graduate of Van Etten Central School class of 1954. Her main interest in life encompassed her home and family. Mamie was a member of the Sayre Baptist Church. She served as a volunteer for The Bridge of Penn York Valley.  Surviving are: her children, Glenn E. (Susan) Benjamin of Chesapeake, Va., and Harold J. Benjamin of Binghamton, N.Y.; grandchildren, Cory, Bradley, Carissa and Adria Benjamin; brother, William (Miriam) Churchman of Waverly, N.Y.; several nieces and nephews; and close friend, Pat Wilkinson of Georgia.  In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husbands, Ward E. Benjamin and Harvey Alliger, and a brother, Paul Churchman.  The funeral service will be held Friday, August 24, 2012 at 2 p.m. at the Sayre Baptist Church, 221 N. Elmer Ave. Sayre, Pa 18840 with Pastor Roland Romig officiating. The family will receive friends on Friday from noon to 2 p.m. at the church. Interment will be in Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, Pa.  The family requests that contributions be directed to the Sayre Baptist Church, 221 N. Elmer Ave. Sayre, PA 18840 to the Alzheimer’s Association, 57 N. Franklin St. Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701 in Mamie J. Alliger’s memory. Arrangements are under the direction of the Alteri-Bowen Funeral Home 314 Desmond St. Sayre, PA.    Sayre Morning Times – August 23, 2012 

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