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Tri-Counties Genealogy & History by Joyce M. Tice
Obituary by Cemetery Section
Bradford County, Pennsylvania

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Bradford County PA

Chemung County NY

Tioga County PA

 

Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens Borough, Bradford County, PA

 

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by Joyce M. Tice


Arranged by Surname at Birth

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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) 



HIBBARD –EMOGENE FLORENCE HIBBARD PAYNE, 63, of RR 2 Athens died at Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, on Friday, Aug. 13, 2004. Born June 27, 1941 in Rushville, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Paul and Nellie May Wells Hibbard. Emogene was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Her survivors include: her husband of 32 years, Kenneth, at home; her children, daughters and sons-in-law, Robin and Mark Dickensheets of Athens, Cindy and Michael Pierce of Athens, Susan and Mathew Ward of Tunkhannock, Kim Garrison of Waverly, N.Y., Kathy Jo and Ronald Tomasko of Weatherly, Pa., Angie and Robert Jenney of Athens and Mary Payne of Sayre; sons and daughters-in-law, Kenneth and Joanne Payne of Springville, Pa., Mark and Renee Garrison of Athens and Kevin and Robin Payne of Sayre; 27 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and brothers and sisters, Sandy and Jim Collins of Virginia Beach, Va., Paul Hibbard of Meshoppen, Pa., Pauline and Charles Hunt of Rome, Pa., Alice and Jack Krotzer of Athens, Patricia and David Wilkinson of Athens, Dawn Snyder and Robert Hedge of Virginia Beach, Linda and Glen Gunter of Virginia Beach and Gladys and Donald Middendorf of New Albany, N.Y. Friends may call Tuesday, Aug. 17 from 2-4 p.m. at the Jay E. Lowery Funeral Home, Inc., 225 S. Main St., Athens. Funeral and committal services will follow Tuesday at 4 p.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Roland Romig, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Sayre, officiating. Memorial donations may be directed to the American Cancer Society, 1948 E. Third St., Williamsport, PA 17701 She was cremated according to stepdaughter Susan Ward. Contributed by Carol Brotzman.  –Sayre Evening Times Aug. 16, 2004.

REXFORD ‘REX’ M. HIBBARD 75, of Athens died unexpectedly on Wednesday, June 28, 2006 at the Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre.  Born April 16, 1931 in New Era, Pa., he was the son of the late C. Mason and Gladys M. Rogers Hibbard.  He was a member of the Sayre Christian Church.  Rex served in the U.S. Army Artillery from 1948 until 1952.  He enjoyed John Deere and the NY Mets.  He always drove Dodge vehicles.  He was predeceased by three sisters, Bernice, Marilyn and Alice; and a grandson, Christopher Allen.  Rex is survived by his wife of 54 years, Jane, at home; daughters, Cheryl and William Allen of Wyalusing, Susan and David Lynch of Cape Coral, Fla., Karen Allen of Athens, Mary and Michael Wallner of Lexington Park, M.D., and LuAnn and John Raupers of Athens, son, Rex M. II and Penny Hibbard of Millington, Tenn.; grandchildren, Jennifer and Tom Delp of Towanda, Sean and Kelly Allen of Herrickville, Pa., Lindsay Allen and fiancé Donald Lupher of Wyalusing, Nicole Lynch and Tim Hibbard of Cortland, N.Y., Laura and Clark Fiske of Sayre, Joseph Allen and Betty Spencer of Athens, Wayne Hibbard and Darcey Richardson of Millington, Tenn., Scott Hibbard of Millington, Tenn., Darris Wallner of Lexington Park, M.D., Jessica Medlar and Erica Medlar and Erica Medlar of Miami, Fla., and Kaylynn Raupers of Athens; 16 great-grandchildren; sisters, Margaret Northrup of French Asylum, Pa., Bonnie Brown of Athens, Beryl Simonds of Athens and Ann and Jim Roy of Gillett; brother, Benjamin and Freida Hibbard of Milan; brother-in-law, Gordon Bortle of Waverly; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law.  Family and friends may call at the Sayre Christian Church on Monday, July 3, 2006 from 10-11 a.m.  Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. with the Rev. James Donahoo, pastor, officiating.  Burial will be in the Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens.  Memorial donations in Rexford’s name may be made to the Sayre Christian Church, 427 S. Keystone Ave., Sayre, Pa.  –Towanda Daily Review

ARTHUR J. HICKEY, Jr., 79, FORMERLY OF 97 Lincoln St., Sayre, died Sunday evening, March 7, 1999, at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre.  Born July 14, 1919, in Sayre, he was the son of the late Arthur J. and Ann Solomon Hickey Jr.  Art was a graduate of Sayre High School and was a veteran of WWII having served in the U.S. Army Air Corp.  Art was employed by the Lehigh Valley Railroad and Conrail for many years before retiring in 1980 as supervisor of the Sayre Yards.  He was a member of the Church of the Epiphany in Sayre and a lifetime member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Lodge No. 1148 Sayre.  Surviving are: a daughter, Diane Arnold, of Sayre; daughter and son-in-law, Mary Ann and James Harbst of Sayre; two sons and daughters-in-law, Edward and Marie Hickey of Apharetta, Ga.; James and Dianna Hickey of Etters, Pa.; two brothers and sisters-in-law, William and Sally Hickey of Sayre, Daniel and Margo Hickey of Sayre; 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Wilma K. Hickey, and a sister, JoAnn Reynolds.  The funeral service will be held Wednesday, March 10, 1999, at 2 p.m. at the Alteri Funeral Home, 314 Desmond St., Sayre, Pa., with the Rev. Walter Swetnam, pastor of the Athens First Presbyterian Church, officiating.  Interment will be in the Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, Pa., with Skiff-Bower VFW Post No. 1536, Sayre, according full military honors.  The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.  Sayre Elks Lodge No. 1148 will hold a memorial service Tuesday evening at 7 p.m. at the funeral home.  The family suggest memorial contributions may be directed to the Sayre Public Library, S. Elmer Ave., Sayre, Pa. in Mr. Hickey’s memory. –Towanda Daily Review.

HICKS GEORGIANA B. BAILEY, 93, of Burlington, Pa., formerly of Athens, Pa., died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2005 at the Bradford County Manor.  Born May 27, 1912, in Springfield Twp., Bradford County, Pa., the daughter of the late William Wesley and S. Anna Wilson Hicks.  A member of the Sayre First Church of God, she loved to sew, she was a self-employed service station owner on the corner of Elmira and Pine streets.  She is predeceased by her husband Phillip C. Bailey; her parents; 2 brothers, Lawrence and Lester Hicks; a grandson, James H. Bailey.  She is survived by her sons; Phillip E. Bailey, Athens, Pa., Robert W. Bailey of Forest City, N.C.; a sister, Maryetta Smith, Milan, Pa.; granddaughters; Joanna and Jerry Montgomery, Shawn Bailey, Genevra and Steve Case, Victoria Turner, Robin Bailey and Deborah Bright; 11 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.  Friends and family may call the Jay E. Lowery Funeral Home, Inc., 225 S. Main Street, Athens, Pa., on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2005 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  Funeral services will be held at the Funeral Home Friday, Sept. 30, 2005 at 9 a.m. with her Pastor Rev. Kimberly Clark officiating.  Burial will be in the Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, Pa.  Memorial donations can be made in her name to the Guthrie Hospice, RR #1, Box 154, Towanda, Pa.  –Towanda Daily Review

HIGGINS  Maureen M. HIGGINS, 18, of 512 Church St., Athens, died Sunday, March 23, 2003 at Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, after a brief illness.  Born May 12, 1984 in Newburgh, N.Y., she was the daughter of James and Kathleen MCNEILL HIGGINS.  She was a 2002 graduate of Athens Area High School and presently attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania in Indiana, Pa., as an art major.  She is survived by: her parents, at home; one brother, Jeffery SPRAGUE of Athens; three sisters, Kati Sprague, at home, Kerry HIGGINS, at home, and Eileen HIGGINS, at home; two nephews, Brody and Cohen SPRAGUE of Waverly, N.Y.; paternal grandfather, Stephen O'CONNELL of Spring Valley, N.Y.; maternal grandparents, Charles and Beatrice of Barton, N.Y.; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles.  Friends may call Tuesday, March 25 from 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday, March 26 from noon-2 p.m. at the Luckner Funeral Home, 449 Park Ave., Waverly.  Funeral and committal services will follow Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with Deacon Ray DEFENDORF of St. James Catholic Church, Waverly, officiating.

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Barbara A. Age 63, of 129 Pine Tree Rd., Athens Township, PA died Saturday December 15, 2001 at the Robert Packer Hospital following a lengthy illness. Born February 15, 1938 in Elmira, NY the daughter of Lewis and Celia Cleveland Higley. She was raised in Mansfield, PA. She attended Mansfield High School and graduated from Mansfield Teachers College. She received her masters degree from Elmira College, while she was teaching full time and raising two children. Barbara retired in June of 1993 after 34 years in elementary education. She enjoyed her vacations at the beach and traveling. She will be remembered for her witty sense of humor and the love and commitment she gave to her family. She was a member of the Athens United Methodist Church, the WTCU of the church, the Athens Area Education Association and the Pennsylvania State Education Association. Her father predeceased her. She is survived by her loving and devoted husband, James Cron. They would have celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on June 16, 2002. She is also survived by her son, Alan Cron of Athens, PA; a daughter, Karen Cron of Waverly, NY; three grandchildren, Dylan Arnold, Devin Soper and Kaylin Soper all of Waverly, NY. She is also survived by her mother, Celia Higley who resides at the Sayre House; her sister, Carol Leach of Bath, NY; a sister-in-law, Joyce Goodell of Zephryhills, FL; brothers and sisters-in-law; Bill and Shirley Cron of Dublin, PA; Don and Kathy Cron of Waverly, NY; Jerry and Juanita Cron of Athens Township, PA; Ken and Cindy Cron of Milan, PA; Gary and Terri Cron of Athens, PA and her very special friend, Gladys Knowles, several nieces and nephews. Family and friends may call Tuesday from 6-9 p.m. at the Lowery Funeral Home, 225 South Main St., Athens, PA. Funeral and committal services will be held Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at the Athens United Methodist Church with her pastor Rev. Donald Anderson and Rev. James Donahoo, pastor of the Sayre Christian Church co-officiating. Burial will be in the Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, PA. Memorial donations may be made to the Athens United Methodist Church 118 South Main St, Athens, PA 18810 or to the Spalding Memorial Library 724 South Main St, Athens, PA 18810.

Description: C:\TC\~srgp\new\100.gifHILL Beatrice - Worked with Dr. Donald Guthrie   Beatrice Hill Bennett, age 102, of Chester, Pa., died May 23, 2009 at Belvedere Nursing Center in Chester, Pa.  Born and raised in Sayre, she graduated from Sayre High School in 1925, where she was very active. She was co-editor of the Sayrenade, the first yearbook ever produced at the high school. She was a former member of St. John Lutheran Church in Sayre.  Mrs. Bennett had a very interesting, lengthy and successful career as a medical secretary at the Guthrie Clinic of the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, where she would enter the operating room with Dr. Donald Guthrie, an internationally known goiter specialist for whom the clinic was named, to take his dictation as he operated. At the end of her career she had a job created for her in which all appointment calls went through her phone since her lengthy term of experiences had given her knowledge of all the physicians’ names and specialists, and she directed people whom they should see. Over the years she worked for many doctors until her retirement at the age of 74.  Mrs. Bennett was predeceased by her husband the late J. Robert Bennett, Sr. in 1966 and by her only child, the late J. Robert Bennett, Jr. in 2007.  She is survived by her daughter-in-law Eleanor W. Bennett and three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.  Services will be private.  Interment will be in the Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens. Arrangements are being handled by the Rigby Harting and Hagan Funeral Home, 15 E. Fourth Street, Media, Pa.  29 May 2009, Sayre Morning Times.

HILL - Harold Hill Jr., 44, of 110 Longway St., Athens, PA, diedMonday Dec. 18, 1995, at the Robert Packer Hospital, after a brief illness.  Born in Sayre, April 29, 1951, the son of Harold and Anna BOLONDA Hill Sr., he was a graduate of Sayre High School, Class of 1970.  He played football during his school years.  He was employed by APRIA Health Care as a driver for the past ten years.  He was a member and elder of the Christian Life Church, Waverly, and the Christian Bowling League.  He was an avid bowler and golfer.  He is survived by his wife Diane, at home; a daughter and son-in-law, Tracey and Bob McComis of Quantico, VA and a son, Brain, at home; a grandson, Austin McComis of Quantico, VA; three sisters, Mahala Sosenko of BinghamtonNY; Carol Gay of Sayre and Betty Torpy of Cando, ND; several aunts, uncles, neices, nephews and cousins.  Friends may call at the Lowery Funeral Home 225 S. Main St, Athens, Pa, Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m.  Funeral services will be held there Friday, at 10 a.m., with the Rev Kurt Carter, his pastor officiating.  Burial will be in the Tioga Point Cemetery with full Military Honors provided by the Sayre V.F.W. Skiff Bower Post No. 153.  Memoprial donations may be made to the Christian Life Church, 207 Broad St. Waverly, NY 14892.  RHW Townada Daily Review 20 Dec. 1995.

HILL  Ralph L. HILL, 67, of Talmadge Hill West, Waverly, N.Y, died Tuesday, March 25, 2003, at the Robert Packer Hospital after suffering a heart attack.  Born Dec. 15, 1935, in Endicott, N.Y., the son of Ralph and Helen CRUM HILL, he attended school in Owego, N.Y.  He was employed as a machinist at the Ingersoll Rand of Athens for 35 years, retiring in 1993. For the past several years, he worked at the State Line Auto Auction in Waverly.  Ralph was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose No. 1490 of Waverly, and enjoyed bowling, hunting, fishing and gardening.  He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Beverly, at home; his children, Christopher and Tania HILL of Waverly and Jamie Paul HILL of Washington, DC; his grandsons, Christopher and Jaclyn HILL of Watertown, N.Y., and Jordyn HILL of Waverly; and a great-grandchild, Broderick Alan HILL of Watertown. He is also survived by his sisters, Beatrice and Milton JACOBS of Pine City, N.Y., Fern SCHAFFER of State College, Pa., and Helena and James SHERMAN Sr. of Waverly; his brother, Robert HILL of Sayre; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.  He was predeceased by his brother and sister, George HILL and Marylee CERCONE.  Funeral services will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at the Lowery Funeral Home, 225 S. Main St., Athens, with the Rev. Benjamin LENTZ, pastor of the Church of the Redeemer, officiating. Family and friends called Thursday at the funeral home.  Burial will be in the Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens.

 

HILL Robert W. “Bob” Hill Sr.

92, of Sayre, Pa., died on Thursday, January 31, 2013 at home with his family by his side.  He was born on April 15, 1920 in Elmira, N.Y., the son of (the late) Lisle and Harriet Finch Hill.  Robert graduated from Owego Free Academy. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII in the Pacific Theatre and the Korean Conflict. Robert enjoyed spending time with his family and spent many years on the river. He loved hunting, fishing, and baseball, and he loved all dogs. Robert worked for Agway, retiring after many faithful years of service. He attended the Sayre United Methodist Church. He was a member of the Sayre Elks and a past member of the Sayre Sportsman’s Club.  He is predeceased by his wife, Lucille Talada Hill; brother Lisle Hill Jr.; sisters Marilyn Stine and Natalie Liechty; and stepsons, Randy Oswalt and Jeff Oswalt.  Robert is survived by his children, Robert and Eleanor Hill of Sayre, Pa., and Harrison “Ike” and Jennifer Hill of Waverly, N.Y.; grandchildren, Benjamin (Christina) Hill, Jacqueline Hill, Harrison (Mike) Hill, Allison (Eric) Brookhart, and Jeremy Bowen; great-granddaughter Sara Cecille Hill; brother Richard (Anita) Hill of Greenfield Center, N.Y.; and friend and caretaker Ginny Bellows.  Friends and family may call on Tuesday, February 5, 2013 from 2 – 4 p.m., at the Jay E. Lowery Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 225 South Main Street, Athens, Pa. Funeral services will follow at the funeral home at 4 p.m. with the Rev. Linda Rogers officiating.  Burial will be in Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, Pa.  Memorial donations may be made in Robert’s memory to the Animal Care Sanctuary, P.O. Box A, East Smithfield, PA 16917.   Sayre Morning Times – February 1, 2013

 

HILLS –DORIS HILLS SCOVELL, 74, of Keystone Manor entered new life Feb. 9, 2005. For many years she was an employee of Owego Heat Treat. She treasured the time spent with her family. She was predeceased by: her parents, Cecil and Mildred Corwin Hills; her husband, Arthur; son, Keith; and brother, Wayne. Doris is survived by: sons, Larry and Joyce Scovell and Harry "Smokey" Scovell; daughters, Donna and Gerald Short, Lois and David Houser, Sherry Chaffee, Brenda Scovell and companion Cliff Fuller; brother, Maynard and Betty Hills; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Abiding with her wishes, cremation will take place at Tioga Point Crematory, Athens. A memorial service will be held at Keystone Manor, Sayre, at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11, 2005 with Rev. James Donahoo officiating. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Cooley Family of Sutfin Funeral Chapel, Nichols. Submitted by Carol Brotzman.  –Evening Times Feb. 11, 2005.

HITE –ROBERTA M. HITE ESTES, 57, of Sayre RR 2, died Tuesday, March 25, 1997, at her home following a brief illness.  Born in Sayre, July 28, 1939, the daughter of Robert L. and Lela Kipp Hite, she graduated from Wyalusing High School in 1957.  She was devoted to her family and especially her only grandson, Richard Eugene.  She was a Dutchmaid clothing demonstrator for 22 years and worked as a seamstress for many years in local sewing factories.  She was predeceased by her husband, Eugene, on Jun 19, 1995, and her father, Robert, on Sept. 12, 1973.  She is survived by: her daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Ricky Chamberlain of Sayre; a grandson, Richard; her mother of New Albany, Pa.; her sisters and brothers-in-law, Ida and Clifford Bennett of Athens, Pa.; Marion and Earl Swackhamer of New Albany; Marilyn and Clifford Torguson of Latch, Wash.; brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Barbara Hite of Towanda, Pa.; and a brother, Donald Hite of New Albany; several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.  Friends may call at the Lowery Funeral Home, 225 South Main St., Athens, Pa., Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Thursday from 1 to 2 p.m.  Funeral and committal services will follow there at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Sandi Foster, pastor of the Ulster United Methodist Church, officiating.  Burial will be in the Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, Pa.  Memorial donations may be made to the Ulster United Methodist Church, Ulster, Pa.  –Towanda Daily Review.

HOLCOMBE  Lucile H. HOLCOMBE DRISCOLL, formerly of 118 McDuffee Street, Sayre, Pa (Athens Township) died Friday, March 21, 2003 at the Laurel Center, Tilden Township where she had resided since June 27, 2002.  She was born in Monroeton, Pa and was the daughter of the late Harold and Lucy DRAKE HOLCOMBE. Lucile was a graduate of Athens High School and was a life long member of the First Presbyterian Church of Athens.  She is survived by one son: John C. DRISCOLL of Hamburg, Pa and five grandchildren, Eric SETZER of Raleigh, NC, Patrick M. DRISCOLL, Pittsburgh, Kevin H. DRISCOLL, Erin B. DRISCOLL and Timothy J. DRISCOLL all of Hamburg, Pa.  She was predeceased by her first husband Arthur BROWN who was killed in action during WWII in Germany, her second husband, Charles E. DRISCOLL died on May 12, 1986 and two daughters Carolyn BROWN in 1949 and Patricia DRISCOLL SETZER who died May 8, 1972.  Services will be held Monday evening March 24, 2003 at 7 p.m. at the Nicholas D. ALTERI Funeral Home, 314 Desmond Street, Sayre with the Rev. Douglas B. Stearns, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Athens officiating.  The family will receive friends Monday evening from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.  Burial will be private in Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, Pa.

WILLIAM THOMAS HOLLEY of South Alma School Rd., Mesa, Ariz., died May 2, 2005 at home. He was born May 20, 1941 in Sayre. He was the son of William O. Holley and Margaret Holley Butler. Tom attended Athens High School and soon after joined the Navy. While in the Navy, he served on the aircraft carrier Intrepid. Upon his return home in 1965, he worked at the Ingersoll Rand. Within a short time he transferred his employment to General Electric in the Triple Cities. Upon his affliction with emphysema in 1976, he moved to Mesa, Ariz., where the Motorola Company employed him. Tom enjoyed Nascar racing, gardening and was an avid fisherman. Tom was predeceased by: his father in 1966; his paternal grandparents, Fred and Ada Hancock Holley; his maternal grandparents, Thomas and Helen Haverly Diffenbach; and his brother, Mark Butler, who was killed in a traffic accident in 1989. He is survived by: his mother of Athens; his sister, Paula Grady of Waverly; his brother, Fred (Charlotte) Holley of Endicott; his brother, James Butler of Waverly; his nephews, James (Jill) Grady of Sayre, Michael Grady of Colorado and Ryan Holley of Athens; his nieces, Lori (Guy) Somers of Vestal, Angela (Doug) Cayle of Chemung and Karen Holley of Allentown, Pa.; his first cousins, Joseph (Linda) Murelle of Sayre, William Murelle of Virginia and M. Holley Garrett of Colorado; as well as several great nieces and nephews. Private family graveside services were held Saturday, May 22, 2005, conducted by Rev. Donald Anderson of Athens United Methodist Church of which Tom was a member. He was buried in the Holley plot in the Tioga Point Cemetery. Contributed by Carol Brotzman.  –Sayre Evening Times July 1, 2005.

HOLMES - Dauris M. Martin, of South Waverly and most recently Elderwood (Tioga) Nursing Facility, Waverly, died on Wednesday, March 5, 2008. She was the wife of Fred Martin, South Waverly. Dauris was born on May 18, 1923 in Sayre, the daughter of Kathyleen Green and Ira Holmes. Dauris is survived by: her husband of 68 years, Fred Martin; son and daughter-in-law, Louis and Pat Martin of South Waverly; daughter and son-in-law, Ann Marie and Bob Horton of Athens; grandchildren, Michelle (Tony) Alexander of Virginia Beach, Va., Linda Martin of Sayre and Suzanne Martin of Endwell; and three great-grandchildren. Dauris attended school in South Waverly and Sayre. After school she married Fred Martin on Feb. 17, 1940. Dauris worked for the Grand Union in Waverly for many years and then in the South Waverly Elementary School cafeteria. Dauris loved to play golf and was a member of Shepard Hills Country Club and Tioga Country Club throughout her lifetime. Dauris loved being outdoors working in her flower gardens and taking long walks with her husband. Dauris loved animals and always carried a pocket full of dog biscuits with her on her walks for all the dogs she would see. In her earlier years she did flower arranging and loved to go out in the fields and gather her own supplies. Friends and family may call on Friday, March 7, 2008 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Jay E. Lowery Funeral Home, Inc., 225 South Main Street, Athens. Funeral services will follow at noon with the Rev. Sharon Lowery officiating. Burial will be in the Tioga Point Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Stray Haven Humane Society, 194 Shepard Road, Waverly, NY 14892. - Sayre Morning Times, 6 Mar 2008

 

HOOPER Kristina “Krissy” Hooper

41, of Athens, Pa., died Thursday, July 5, 2012 at Robert Packer Hospital. She was born on May 17, 1971 in Waverly, N.Y., the daughter of (the late) Carlyle and Carolyn Wood Hooper.  Krissy loved spending time with her niece, nephew, and William’s grandchildren. She enjoyed fishing, hunting with Kevin, cosmetology, socializing with friends, and helping people in need.  Kristina is survived by her longtime friend William Turner, his children Mike and Jen Kelly, his grandchildren, Lauren, Grant and Bryce, siblings and in-laws Rhonda Ammerman and Chris Allen, Carlyle and Joanne Hooper, and Kevin Hooper, nephew Alexander and niece Zoe.  A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at 3 p.m. at the Jay E. Lowery Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 225 South Main Street, Athens, Pa., with the Rev. Linda Rogers officiating.  Burial will be in Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, Pa.  Memorial donations may be made in Kristina’s memory to the: American Diabetes Association, Wilkes-Barre Office, 65 E. Elizabeth Ave., Suite 502, Bethlehem, PA 18018.  Sayre Morning Times – July 7, 2012

 

CHARLES F. HOOSE
 Charles F. Hoose, 83 of Milan RR 1, died Saturday, November 23,1991 at the Robert Packer Hospital after an extended illness.   Born in Athens Township on November 19, 1908, the son of William and  Rose Zimmerman Hoose, he had been a lifelong resident of the area.  He was employed as a welder for American Bridge of Elmira for 25 years, retiring in 1970. Surviving are his wife of 44 years, Louise at home; daughters and sons-in-law, Donna and Mike Spencer of Ulster RR 2 and Carol and Dale Brotzman of Laceyville RR 1; five grandchildren; brothers, James Hoose of Athens RR 1, Bert Hoose of Columbia Cross Roads and Melvin Hoose of Athens; sisters, Mrs. Bessie Foster of Elmira, NY and Mrs. Helen Collins of Milan, PA. Funeral and committal services were held at the Lowery Funeral Home in Athens on November 26 with the Rev. Roy E. Hansen officiating and burial to be in Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens. Memorial donations may be made to the Leukenmia Society of America, 1080 N. Delaware Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19125. (TGR, Thursday, November 28, 1991)

FRANK C. HOOSE, 86, of Sayre RD 2, died at his home Wednesday, Nov. 6, 1996.  Born Dec. 8, 1899 in Sayre, he was the son of William and Rose Zimmerman Hoose.  He was a lifelong Valley resident.  Mr. Hoose was employed as a lieutenant of security at the Watkins Glen race track for 27 years and also owned and operated a saw filing shop in South Waverly for a number of years.  Surviving are his wife, Maxine, at home; three daughters, Mrs. Kenneth (Lena) Cole of West Franklin, Pa.; Mrs. Paul (Shirley) Rose of Breesport, N.Y. and Mrs. Robert (Bertina) Sauls of Salem, N.C.; son, William of Newfield, N.Y.; 15 grandchildren, including Michael Hoose, whom he raised at home; 10 great-grandchildren; sisters, Helen Collins of E. Smithfield and Bessie Foster of Elmira; five brothers, Fred, Charles and Burt, all of East Smithfield, James of Greens Landing and Melvin of Athens; several nieces and nephews.  Friends may call at the Lowery Funeral Home, 225 S. Main St., Athens, Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.  Funeral services will be held there at 2 p.m. Saturday with the Rev. Peter Meghini, assistant pastor of the Sayre Church of Epiphany officiating.  Burial will be in the Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens.  –Towanda Daily Review.

FRED C. HOOSE
Fred C. Hoose, 85, of East Smithfield, died at the Robert Packer Hospital July 21, 1990 as the result of injuries sustained in a vehicle accident on July 19 at Ayres Corners. Mr. Hoose was born July 19, 1905 in Athens township, the son of William and Rose Zimmerman Hoose. Mr. Hoose spent his entire life in the Athens areas and was a retired employee of the Remington Rand plant in Elmira.  He spent most of his life farming. He is survived by his wife, Helen; a stepson and stepdaughter; Roger and Janice Wright; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brothers, Charles of Milan, James of Athens RD 1, Bert of Columbia Cross Roads and Melvin of Athens; sisters, Mrs. Bessie Foster of Elmira and Mrs. Helen Collins of Milan; several nieces and nephews. Services were held July 24 at the Lowery Funeral Home in Athens with the Rev. Marjorie Doriani officiating and burial to be in Tioga Point Cemetery. Donations may be made to teh Tri-Township Ambulance Corps. (TGR, Thursday, August 2, 1990)

JAMES G. HOOSE, 89, of Athens RR 1 died unexpectedly Saturday, May 13, 2000, at the Robert Packer Hospital.  He was born Oct. 20, 1910, in Athens Township, the son of William and Rose Zimmerman Hoose.  He enjoyed making windmill lawn ornaments for his lawn.  He was a member of the auxiliary police in Watkins Glen that took care of traffic at the races.  James was predeceased by his wife, Bertha in 1992 and a son, James Hoose Jr., in 1973.  He is survived by his daughter; the Rev. Ann Taylor of Youngstown, Ohio; son and daughter-in-law; Wesley and Barbara Hoose of Sayre; stepdaughter; Betty Little of Eagles Mere, Pa.; stepsons; Donald Johnson of Florida and Harry Johnson of Rochester, N.Y.; grandsons; Kevin Hoose of Athens and Wesley Hoose of Watkins Glen, N.Y.; a brother, Melvin Hoose of Athens Township; sisters; Bessie Foster of Elmira, N.Y. and Helen Collins of East Smithfield; and several nieces and nephews.  Family and friends may call Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Lowery Funeral Home, 225 S. Main St., Athens.  Funeral services will follow there at 11 a.m. 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 the American Heart Association, 1704 Warren Ave., Williamsport, Pa.  –Towanda Daily Review.

 

HOOSE Helen E. Collins

age 96, of Milan, Pa., died on Wednesday, January 10, 2013 at Towanda Skilled Nursing Unit.  She was born on January 26, 1916, in Athens Twp., the daughter of William and Rose Zimmerman Hoose. Helen enjoyed quilting, growing flowers, and her cats Max and Candy.  She is predeceased by her husband George, daughter Barbara Collins, and son George, Jr.  Helen is survived by her children: Phyllis and Clyde Clark of Milan, Pa., Mary Hoffman of Granville Summit, Pa., Donald Collins of Williamsport, Pa., and Donna Cole of Blossburg, Pa.; grandchildren: Bonnie Johnson, Becky and Bill, Clyde, Jr. and Lisa, Brian and Laura, Brett and Wendy, Bart and Terri, Helana Hoffman, Penny Hardenstine, Terri Leigh, Tom, Garfield, T.J., George Jr., Buddy, Kimberly, Joshua, Travis, Deseriee, and Jared; as well as numerous great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.  Friends and family may call on Monday, January 14, 2013 from 10 – 11 a.m., at the Jay E. Lowery Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 225 South Main Street, Athens, Pa. Funeral Services will follow at the Funeral Home at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Anne Bey Canfield officiating.  Burial will be in Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, Pa.  Memorial donations may be made in Helen’s memory to the: Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301.    Sayre Morning Times – January 11, 2013

 

HOOSE Mathew
Daily Review July 9, 1902
Mathew Hoose was found dead in bed Sunday morning in his home near the oil station in Green's Landing Athens Township. Heart disease caused death, he was 72 years old.  Mr.Hoose was a member of the Perkins Post G.A.R. Athens, having served Co. H. Fifteenth New York Volunteers Engineers. The deceased owned a small farm in Athens Township on which he lived with his son. The funeral services were held Tuesday morning 10:00 from the house. (Burial was in the Tioga Point Cemetery) submitted by Carol Hoose Brotzman

MELVIN C. HOOSE, 78, of RR 1, Box 162, Athens, died Sunday, July 8, 2001, at home after a brief illness.  He was born Aug. 4, 1922 in Sayre, the son of William and Rose Zimmerman Hoose.  He graduated from Athens High School, and was formerly employed as a truck driver for several local manufacturing companies.  He is survived by his companion of 17 years, Ella Bardell; sister, Helen Collins of East Smithfield; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.  He was predeceased by his brothers and sisters, frank, George, Nellie, Fred, Charles, James, Burt, Mary, Katherine, Elmer and Bessie.  Family and friends may call Thursday from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Lowery funeral Home, 225 S. Main St., Athens.  Funeral services will follow, with the Rev. Donald Anderson, pastor of the Athens United Methodist Church, officiating.  Burial will be in the Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens.

HOPKINS  Ralph E. HOPKINS Jr., 81, of 757 S. Main St., Athens, died Saturday, March 22, 2003 at Sayre House.  Born April 16, 1921 in Sayre, he was the son of Ralph and Adeline HUNGERFORD HOPKINS.  He was a 1939 graduate of Athens High School and a graduate of Cornell University School of Engineering.  He was employed for 2 1/2 years by Bell Aircraft Corp. in Ireland. Ralph retired from Ingersoll-Rand after 43 years as foundry superintendent and staff engineer. He spent the last year before he retired in Aim Smara, Algeria, as a foundry consultant.  He was a former board member of the Spalding Memorial Library, Athens; he served on the Sayre-Athens Joint Sewer Authority; was a tutor in the Bradford County Literacy Program; and was a former member of Shepard Hills Country Club.  Ralph is survived by: his wife, Phyllis, at home; son and daughter-in-law, Ralph III and Diane HOPKINS of Chestnut Hills, Mass.; sister, Joanne BERKHEISER of Albany, N.Y.; two grandchildren, Peter and Katherine; and several nieces and nephews.  There will be no calling hours.  Burial will be at the convenience of the family in Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens.  Memorials may be made in his name to the Spalding Memorial Library, 724 S. Main St., Athens, PA 18810; or a charity of one's choice.

HORN - Donna M. Pietro, 71, of Sayre, Pa. diedon Sunday, May 3, 2009, at Robert Packer Hospital following an extended illness.  She was born on August 7, 1937 in Sayre, Pa., the daughter of the late Raymond and Hilda PAGE Horn.  She was a member of the Athens United Methodist Church and was a graduate of the Robert Packer Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1958. She worked at various hospitals throughout the world from 1959 until 1976 while her husband served in the United States Navy and was employed as Nursing Supervisor at the Heritage Nursing Home in Athens until her retirement. She loved to embroider baby blankets and also enjoyed gardening. Donna cherished spending time with her grandchildren, loved going to breakfast with her special friend Pauline, and spending time with her cats Crissy and Lucky who were very special to her.  She is predeceased by her son Michael, in 1989 and her brother Edward Horn in 1991.  Donna is survived by: her loving husband, Carlyle,"Pete", at home, having just celebrated their 50th anniversary on December 31, 2008; her daughters: Colleen Marsteller of Athens, Susan Pietro (Arie Shavit) of Watertown, N.Y., and Nancy Newman (Darren Manley) of Troy, Pa.; grandchildren: Heather Marsteller, Michael and Justin Morris, Jared, Zachary and Trevor Hickok, Jordan Shavit, Danielle and Jacob Newman, and Brittany Manley; brother: Frederick Horn (Catherine) of Sayre, Pa.; sister: Janet McKinney of St. Claire Shores, Mich.; sister-in-law Mary Lou Horn of Endwell, N.Y.; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.  Friends and family may call from 6-9 p.m. on Tuesday, May 5 at the Jay E. Lowery Funeral Home, Inc., 225 S. Main St., Athens, Pa. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 6 at the funeral home with the Rev. Martin Bovee from the Athens United Methodist Church officiating.  Burial will be in Tioga Point Cemetery.  Memorial donations may be made in Donna's memory to the: Athens United Methodist Church, 118 South Main Street, Athens PA 18810.

 

HORN Frederick Page Horn

born Feb. 27, 1934, died Sunday, Aug. 11, after an extended illness. Born the son of Raymond and Hilda Horn, Fred married Catherine Farrell, daughter of Thomas and Marie Farrell on Aug. 9, 1952. Fred is survived by his wife of 61 years, Catherine Farrell Horn and their six children. Linda Horn Hughes was the eldest. Linda married Robert Hughes of Waverly, N.Y., and they have three children, Brian and Trisha Hughes of Waverly, N.Y., Jeffrey, also of Waverly, N.Y., and Christopher who now lives in Orlando, Fla. Karen Horn Duggan, married Bernard Duggan of South Waverly, and raised their two daughters, Jennifer and Michelle, in Waverly, N.Y. Jennifer and Regan Gettans live in Cleveland, Ohio, with their son Finley, who came into the world in 2013. Michelle and Victor Lee reside outside Orlando, Fla., with their two children Nathan and Vanessa. Cathy Horn Catarisano, married to Frank Catarisano, from Waverly, N.Y., now reside in Victor, N.Y. They have two daughters, Andrea and Alicia. Andrea and her husband Kyle Kebert reside in Charlotte, N.C. with their daughter Sophia, Alicia lives in Victor, N.Y.  Dr. Thomas Horn married Jody Deitrick Horn. Thomas and Jody live in South Waverly, Pa. Sharon Horn Hildebrandt, married to Michael Hildebrandt from Athens, Pa., live in Sayre, Pa. They have two children, Trey and Paige, who live at home. Kevin Horn married Gina Mancini Horn. They have three children, Caitlin, Frederick and Joseph, all living at home. Frederick and Catherine are members of The Epiphany Roman Catholic Church. All six of their children were educated at Epiphany School in Sayre, Pa., and all went on to attend Sayre High School. Fred and Catherine shared common beliefs in life, one of which was that a Catholic upbringing was the start of a solid foundation. They instilled a thought process to their children that through hard work, determination and dedication a life of success could be achieved. The way Fred and Catherine lived their life can be summed up by this; "Treat others the way you want to be treated, and never lose sight of where you came from." Fred and Kate, as they are known to many, could be found at many different places over the years. Horn's True Value, which just celebrated 100 years in business, was the most well-known place to spot them. When Fred started out in the family business, he had a six bay garage and gas station that was attached to the True Value store on Broad Street, in Waverly, N.Y. Along with working in the store, Fred would drive the oil truck for Horn's Heating Oil, every Sunday, and often you would see one of his kids riding by his side. In 1992, Fred built a new store, and moved Horn's True Value across the bridge to South Waverly, Pa. Over the last 59 years there was a good possibility you would find any or all of Horn family members working at the store. Today, the store is operated by their daughter and son-in-law, Karen and Bernie Duggan. When not working at the store, Fred and Kate spent their time attending dance recitals, basketball, football, and soccer games and any other event their children or grandchildren were part of. Many times while attending the events, Fred could be seen helping out, be it changing a light bulb, taking tickets, or anything else that needed to be done, just to ensure everyone enjoyed the event. Other events they enjoyed working together were the Epiphany Spring Fling and Crazy Days at the monastery and up until six or seven years ago, Fred volunteered his time helping out at bingo at Epiphany Church. He was always willing to fill in for others at bingo so that they could had the opportunity to attend their child's sport event or activity. Fred taught all his children the importance of a lending a helping hand and community service. He always said it was the act behind the entertainment that made it all possible. In other words, if nobody did the hard work, the opportunity for someone else to enjoy might not happen. Fred believed it was a privilege to give a hand when a hand was needed. Family was Fred's greatest attribute and pride and joy. In his final days at home with his family, Fred talked about Catherine being the backbone of the family. He discussed with his children how it was their job and responsibility to ensure his grandchildren and great grandchildren the same opportunities he provided for them growing up. A quality upbringing, Catholic values, unconditional love, support and protection. Protection from world they live in, being the toughest one to overcome. Until his final moments he was heard echoing this over and over. Fred understood the phrase "giving back." He drove not only cars and trucks but ambulances, fire trucks, school buses and tractor trailers as another way to lend a helping hand. His biggest charity was the ability to see who needed help the most. Fred was like a secret Santa who slid in and made it happen before anyone could figure out how and vanished before anyone could notice. His best work was kept silent. Rotary, Sayre Elks, Loyal Order of the Moose and Sayre School Board, were all part of Fred's life, not only for the social aspect, but for taking kids to ball games that the Elks used to put on. Fred enjoyed supporting town and school parades by offering a truck, trailer and decorations for the floats. He took pride in being a member of the school board, as one of his core values, was about kids getting the proper education, one they could utilize in the real world. In the early years when the children were young, Fred and Kate enjoyed family vacation trips to the Jersey Shore. Years later it was baptisms, confirmations, graduations, and then grandchildren starting their families that brought joy and happiness. But the ultimate smile would come when the grandchildren provided them with great grandchildren, then Fred really became engaged. He was proud to say that is my daughter's son or that is my daughter's girl. After recently celebrating 61 years of marriage to Catherine, Fred's time here with us has passed. One must wonder what Fred has in store next. Frederick was predeceased by his parents, Raymond and Hilda Page Horn; his brother, Edward; his sister Donna; his father and mother-in-law, Thomas and Marie Sick Farrell; and nephew Joseph Nossal. He is survived by his sister, Janet Horn McKinney; his sisters-in-law, Mary Lou Horn, Mary Farrell Novak, Genevive Farrell Woith (Dale), Sally Farrell Stohlman, Rita Farrell Nossal (Len) and Frances Farrell. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, at the Church of the Epiphany, located at 304 S. Elmer Ave., Sayre, Pa. Prior to the mass, the family will receive friends and family from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the church. Everyone is invited to join us in celebrating Fred's life. Burial will be at the Tioga Point Cemetery, in Athens, Pa. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Epiphany School or Guthrie Hospice. Towanda Daily Review – August 16, 2013

 

CARLETON E. HORTON, 83, of 924 N. Elmira St., Sayre, died early Thursday, Nov. 6, 1986 at his home following a short illness.  Born Feb. 24, 1903 in Sheshequin Township, he was the son of Asa and Mary Jane Bailey Horton.  He was a farmer at one time and later was employed in the Heat Treat Department at Ingersoll-Rand Company, retiring in 1967.  A long-time resident of the area, Mr. Horton was a member of the Waverly Church of the Nazarene.  Survivors include his wife, Hazel, at home; three sons, Alvin L. of Lewisburg RD 2, Wesley D. of Sayre RD 2 and Herbert G. of Athens; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.  Friends may call at the Lowery Funeral Home, 225 S. Main St., Athens, Saturday from 7-9 p.m.  Funeral and committal services will be held there at 2 p.m. Sunday.  Officiating will be the Revs. Ronald Golden, his pastor; Kenneth Hinman of Central Square, N.Y., former pastor and Edward Lecates, pastor of the Sayre Pilgrim Holiness Church.  Burial will be in the Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens.  –Towanda Daily Review.

 

CLAYTON D. HORTON, 87, of 105 Lincoln St., Waverly, N.Y., died Wednesday, Aug. 28, 1996, at home after an extended illness.  Born in Ghent, Feb. 2, 1909, the son of Clayton and Charlena Davidson Horton, he was a 1928 graduate of Ulster High School.  He worked in Several area businesses until he started his own business, Horton Electric Center, in Waverly, which he owned and operated until his retirement in 1973.  He was a 55-year member of the Athens United Methodist Church and a member of the Roman Lodge No. 418 F and AM of Rome, the Amity Royal Arch Chapter No. 293 of Athens, Northern Commander No. 16 of Towanda and Irem temple of Dallas, Pa.  He was an avid golfer and outdoorsman.  He is survived by his wife, the former Marion Hicks, at home; his sons and daughters-in-law; Rodney and Frances Horton of Audobon, Pa., Dr. Keith and Elizabeth Horton of Minneapolis, Minn., Philip and Elinor Horton of Greensville, S.C., and Dr. Vern and Suzanne Horton of Missoula, Mont.; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by his sisters, Lora Schrader and Maude Myers, and his brothers, Harold and Murray Horton.  Friends may call at the Lowery Funeral home, 225 S. Main St., Athens, Monday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral and committal services will be held there Tuesday at 11 a.m. with his pastor, the Rev. Donald Anderson, officiating.  He will be buried at the Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens at a later time.  Memorial donations may be made to the Athens United Methodist Church, 118 S. Main St., Athens, Pa. or the Friends of Hospice, 231 Main St., Owego, N.Y.  –Towanda Daily Review.

 

HORTON L. Cecil Horton

82, of Athens died Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, at the Robert Packer Hospital. Born Sept. 16, 1931, in Waverly, N.Y., the son of the Late Pauline (Bell) and Howard Ray Horton. L. Cecil, was a lifelong resident of the Valley, he graduated from Ulster High School with the class of 1949. He owned and operated the Midtown Dry Cleaner in Athens for 28 years. His greatest joy was his family.He is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Paula (Auer) Horton at home in Athens, Pa.; his children, Paula Duffy of Athens, Pa., Joseph Horton of Quakertown, Pa., and Dawn Marie (Duane) Luchano of Salisbury, Md.; also his six grandchildren, Sabrina, Kimberly, Natalie, Dawn, Christopher and Jason.At L. Cecil's request, there will be a graveside service at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, Pa. Arrangements are with the Luckner Funeral Home, 449 Park Ave., Waverly, N.Y.  Towanda Daily Review – November 30, 2013

 

MILES HORTON, 82, formerly of Sayre, died Wednesday Jan. 31, 2001 at the Sayre House.  Born in Ghent (Sheshequin Township), Sept. 19, 1918 the son of Horace and Florence Baxter Horton.  He graduated from the Towanda High School and served in the armed services during World War II and was stationed in the European front, receiving an honorable discharge from Company B, 97th Signal Battalion in March 1946.  After the war he held positions with the Pennsylvania Electric Company in the communities of Towanda, Tunkhannock, Montrose and Sayre.  He retired from there as the Sayre District Manager.  He was a member of the Athens United Methodist Church and a member of the Church Men’s Club.  He received the “Membership Emeritus” award from the Salvation Army advisory board for his years of service on the board.  Mr. Horton was also an honored member of the Sayre Rotary Club.  He held membership in the F&AM #293 and Temple Lodge #248, having been a member for over 50 years.  He also held memberships in the American Legion Post #0042, Skiff Bower Post #1536 V.F.W. of Sayre, and the Republican National Committee.  He served for many years on the Valley Economic Development Board.  Surviving are his daughter, Faye Horton-Stewart and her husband John F. Stewart of Lexington, S.C.; grandsons, Miles Stewart and Craig Stewart both of Lexington, S.C.; his step-grandsons, Shawn Stewart of Kansas and Patrick Stewart of Colorado; a sister, Belle Latsha of Harrisburg; cousin, Shirley Templeton of East Athens.  He was predeceased by his wife, Alice Phinney Horton and a brother-in-law, Earl Latsha.  Family and friends may call Sunday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Athens United Methodist Church.  The F&AM Lodge #70 will hold a memorial service at 2 p.m.  Funeral services will follow at the church at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Donald Anderson officiating and Lt. Leonard Wacenske of the Salvation Army co-officiating.  Burial will be in the Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens.  Memorial donations may be made to the Sayre Corps of the Salvation Army, 314 South Elmer Ave., Sayre, PA or the Athens United Methodist Church Building Fund, 118 South Main St., Athens, PA.  –Towanda Daily Review.

HORTON -  NOBLES, Mrs. Reta M. 43, of 307 S. Elmer Ave., Sayre, died Thursday, April 12, 1973, at 5:30 p.m. at the Robert Packer Hospital following a lengthy illness  Born in Sayre, she had resided in the borough most of her life. She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church and was a life member of the Gold Star Mothers of the VFW auxiliary in Sayre.  Surviving are her husband, Norman, three daughters, Mrs. Donald (Cheryl) Schrader of Roanoke, VA., and Miss Susan and Miss Mary Ann, at home; a son, Wayne, at home. Another son, Norman J., was killed in January of 1967 while serving in Vietnam; her mother, Mrs. James Horton of Nichols RD; two sisters, Mrs. John T. Fisher of Apalachin, N.Y. and Miss Blanche Horton of Nichols; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.  Friends may call at the Kolb-Allgeier Funeral Home, 126 N. Elmer Ave. Sayre, Saturday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral and committal services will be held Sunday afternoon at 3 o’clock at St. John Lutheran Church in Sayre with Rev. David C. Newhart, pastor, officiating.  Burial will be at a later time in the Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens.

ROBERT P. "BOB" HORTON, 76 of Athens, PA died Wednesday, January 31, 2007 at his home in East Athens, Pa.  Born Feb. 1, 1930 in Osceola, Pa., the second son of the late Carl and Blanche Johnson Horton.   Bob moved to Elmira, N.Y. where he entered and graduated from Southside High School at the age of 16. In 1948 he married Barbara Lovejoy and moved to Athens, Pa. He was employed at Industrial Electric Motors in Athens, until he started his own motor shop in 1962. In 1983 he ran and was elected to the position of Bradford County Commissioner. Other positions held included Athens Borough Council member and President; member and past President of PA State Racing Commission, Cub Scout Cub Master.  He was a member of the Sayre Elks Lodge BPOE 1148, the Sayre Lions Club, and Shepard Hills Country Club.  He was also inducted into the Valley Bowler's Hall of Fame holding two games of 299 at the age of 74.  Bob was an outdoorsman and enjoyed golfing, hunting, and fishing. He also enjoyed playing cards, bowling, and had a passion for thoroughbred horse racing. Bob wrote a book, "Straight from the Heart".  In 1975 he owned Gallant Bob who was the sprint champion of the United States.  He is predeceased by his parents, two brothers Gerald and Donald Horton.  He is survived by his loving wife Barbara of 58 years at home; children Robert J. and Ann Horton, Thomas W. and Darlene Horton, Gary L. and Sue Horton, Karen D. and Lloyd Davis, Kay E. and Robert Bennett, 13 grandchildren James M. Horton, Colleen Hall, Kristina Horton, Todd Horton, Tiffany Horton, Jason Horton, Gary M. Horton, Jenni Panek, Amy McCann, Katie Waters, Emily Davis, Jake Parshall, and Justin Davis; 8 great grandchildren Austin, Dylan, Devon, Lexie, Andrew, Elliott, Daniel, and Jackson; brother Ken Horton, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.  Friends and family may call on Friday, February 2, from 6-9 p.m. at the Jay E. Lowery Funeral Home, Inc., 225 South Main Street, Athens, PA and Saturday, February 2, 2007 from 11 a.m. until noon at the funeral home. Funeral services will follow at the funeral home at noon with Rev. Martin Bovee officiating, Athens United Methodist Church.  Burial will be in the Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, Pa.  Memorial donations may be made to Guthrie Hospice, RR1 Box 154, Towanda, Pa. –Towanda Daily Review 2/2/2007

HORTON Wesley D. Horton
84, of 145 N. Elmira St., Athens, Pa., went home to be with the Lord, Saturday afternoon, Sept. 11, 2010 at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pa. Wesley was born May 2, 1926 in Sheshequin Township, Pa., a son of the late Carlton and Hazel Platt Horton. He was a graduate of Ulster High School class of 1943. In early years, Wesley worked on the family farm and was later employed by the Ingersoll-Rand in Athens for 35 years until his retirement in 1988. Wesley was a founding member of the Athens Wesleyan Church where he formerly served as a board member. He enjoyed spending time with his family, fishing and gardening. He is survived by: his wife, Erma L. Merrill Horton; daughter and son-in-law, Donna and James Willson of Walworth, N.Y.; sons and daughters-in-law: Dean and Thea Horton of Port Crane, N.Y., David and Christine Horton of Newark Valley, N.Y.; seven grandchildren: Stephanie Horton, Dale Horton and his wife Krystal Harper Horton, Emma Horton, Heidi Petterson and her husband Kyle Heather Willson, Tasha Villarreal and her husband Arturo; four great-grandchildren: Jack Petterson, Maddox Villarreal, Jude Horton and Derek Horton; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Arthur Ronald and Frances "Corky" Merrill of Warren, Pa., William Richard and Esther Merrill of Watsontown, Pa.; sisters-in-law: Esther Merrill Finch of Athens, Pa., Eugenia Horton of Watsontown, Pa., Kathy Horton of Athens, Pa.; several nieces, nephews and cousins.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a son, Dale Horton in 1963 and by two brothers, Herbert and Lorraine Horton. The funeral and committal service will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010 at the Athens Wesleyan Church with Pastor David Larson officiating. Interment will be private in the Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, Pa.  The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday at the church. The family suggests that memorial contributions may be directed to the Athens Wesleyan Church, RR 2 Sayre, PA 18840 in Wesley D. Horton's memory. Arrangements are under the direction of the Alteri-Bowen Funeral Home, 314 Desmond St. Sayre, Pa.- Towanda Daily Review, September 12, 2010

 

HOLCOMBE   Lucile H. HOLCOMBE DRISCOLL, formerly of 118 McDuffee Street, Sayre, Pa (Athens Township) died Friday, March 21, 2003 at the Laurel Center, Tilden Township where she had resided since June 27, 2002. She was born in Monroeton, Pa and was the daughter of the late Harold and Lucy DRAKE HOLCOMBE. Lucile was a graduate of Athens High School and was a lifelong member of the First Presbyterian Church of Athens. She is survived by one son: John C. DRISCOLL of Hamburg, Pa and five grandchildren, Eric SETZER of Raleigh, NC, Patrick M. DRISCOLL, Pittsburgh, Kevin H. DRISCOLL, Erin B. DRISCOLL and Timothy J. DRISCOLL all of Hamburg, Pa. She was predeceased by her first husband Arthur BROWN who was killed in action during WWII in Germany, her second husband, Charles E. DRISCOLL died on May 12, 1986 and two daughters Carolyn BROWN in 1949 and Patricia DRISCOLL SETZER who died May 8, 1972. Services will be held Monday evening March 24, 2003 at 7 p.m. at the Nicholas D. ALTERI Funeral Home, 314 Desmond Street, Sayre with the Rev. Douglas B. Stearns, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Athens officiating. The family will receive friends Monday evening from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be private in Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, Pa.

 

HOUSEKNECHT Donald L. Houseknecht 

Age 90 of Elmira, NY died peacefully on Monday November 26, 2012 at home surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by sons, Larry (Mary) Houseknecht, and Alan Houseknecht; daughter, Dona Lea Houseknecht; also numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. Donald was predeceased by his loving wife of 48 years, Stella Florence Housknecht, also four brothers and one sister. Donald was a Sergeant in the United States Army with the 184th Infantry Regiment during WWII. He was a former member of the Elmira Eagles Club and an Avid hunter and fisherman. It was Donald's request that there be no calling hours and a Graveside Service will be held Friday November 30, 2012 at 1:00 PM in Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, PA. In lieu of flowers those wishing may make memorials to the Alzheimer's Association, 439 E. Henrietta Road, Rochester, NY 14620.   Arrangements have been entrusted to Olthof Funeral Home, Inc.    Star Gazette – November 28, 2012

 

HOWLAND - GORDON
Marian Ann "Mimi" Howland Age 82 of Elmira, NY died peacefully, surrounded by her family, Tuesday, November 14, 2006 at St. Joseph's Hospital. Mimi was born on May 22, 1924 in Sayre, PA to the late Elizabeth and Wayne Howland. She was predeceased by her husband Robert Francis "Bus" Gordon, whom she married on November 11, 1945, and her beloved son, Mark Christopher Gordon. Mimi is survived by her children, with their spouses, Sherry and Daniel Grafius of Elmira; Janet Fagan of Waldorf MD; Robert and Roseann Gordon of PA; Michael and Susan Gordon of Philadelphia, PA; Mary and Eddie Cushion of Winnsboro TX; Nancy and Mark Waggy of Crestview FL; Carol Gilboy of Elmira; Diane Burchard of PA; and Alan Scott Gordon of Elmira; along with grandchildren, Tiffany, Kristine, Ericka, Dannette, Derek, John Wales, Ryan, Adam, Zachary, Amber, Christopher, Taylor, Michael, Susan, Megan, Brittany, Kennie, Rob, Stacie, Kenny, Angelique, Samuel, Stephen, Amileigh, Melissa and Jennifer; beloved sisters, Barbara McInerny of Elmira and Betty Holmes of Chemung, NY; 21 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Mimi graduated from Elmira Free Academy in 1942. She then went on to St. Joseph's Hospital School of Nursing, receiving her RN degree Class of 1945. Mimi was enrolled in the Cadet Training Nurses Corps while attending nursing school. She was a long time employee of St. Joseph's Hospital, retiring from there in 1992. For many years Mimi enjoyed being a Girl Scout Leader with Troop 100. Upon her retirement she devoted much of her time taking care of her birds, flowers, and squirrels. Mimi was very much loved by her family and all those who knew her. She will be greatly missed. Friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of Water and Walnut Sts., on Friday, November 17, 2006 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held at Christ United Methodist Church, 330 W. Church St., Elmira on Saturday, November 18, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, PA. Donations in Mimi's memory may be directed to Eldridge Park Preservation Society, PO Box 3056, Elmira, NY 14905-0056. Members of St. Joseph's Hospital School of Nursing Alumni will meet on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. at Christ United Methodist Church to form an Honor Guard for the Funeral Service of Mimi Gordon.

HUFF –GERALDINE E. KEELER, 85, of East Smithfield, Pa., died Thursday June 24, 1999 at home after an extended illness.  Born in Smithfield Township, Pa. Jan. 15, 1914, the daughter of Osie and Myrtle Thomas Huff, she was a graduate of Athens High School and the Robert Packer Hospital School of Nursing.  She did private-duty nursing for Dr. Campbell in East Smithfield.  She was a member of the East Smithfield United Methodist Church, where she was the church organist for many years and served on many boards: the WSCS, treasurer, trustee, administration board, WCTU and county president.  She was a 60-year member of the grange and a member of the East Smithfield Garden Club.  She volunteered at the Bradford County Manor and the Robert Packer Hospital Auxiliary and for the American Cancer Society.  She is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, Carol and Robert Elsbree of Sayre, Pa., Kay and Edwin Johnson of Fort Mill, S.C., Ruth and Joseph Elsbree of Sayre, Pa.; grandchildren, Mark Elsbree, Blaine Elsbree, Douglas Elsbree, Julie Kinsman, LuAnn Zanesky, Tammy Soprano, Todd Campbell, Jude Johnson, Christina Elsbree Chandler; great-grandchildren, Ethan, Elliott, Emily and Elyse Elsbree, Grace Ellen Kinsman, Jessica Shay, Ryan Shay, Jeffrey Campbell, Dionnace Campbell, Tyler Campbell, Alyssa Soprano, Miranda Soprano, Julia Soprano, Audrey Lee Chandler, Avery Joseph Chandler; several nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her husband, Dr. Hugh Keeler, March 1, 1969, sister, Roberta Vosburg; and sister-in-law, Alice Keeler Harris.  There will be no calling hours.  A graveside funeral service will be held at the Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, Pa., with the Rev. Dean Walrath and the Rev. William Karle co-officiating.  Memorial donations may be made to the East Smithfield United Methodist Church, East Smithfield, Pa.  –Towanda Daily Review.

HUFF Geraldine E. KEELER, 85, of East Smithfield, PA, died Thursday, June 24, 1999 at home after an extended illness.  Born in Smithfield Township, PA on January 15, 1914, the daughter of Osie and Myrtle Thomas Huff, she was a graduate of Athens High School and the Robert Packer Hospital School of Nursing.  She did private-duty nursing for Dr. Campbell in East Smithfield.  She was a member of the east Smithfield United Methodist Church where she was the church organist for many years and served on many boards and in many capacities.  She was county president of the WCTU.  She was a 60-year member of the grange and a member of the East Smithfield Garden Club.  She volunteered at the Bradford County Manor and the Robert Packer Hospital Auxiliary and for the American Cancer Society.  She is survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Carol and Robert Elsbree of Sayre, PA, Kay and Edwin Johnson of Fort Mill, SC, Ruth and Joseph  Elsbree of Sayre, PA; nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her husband, Dr. Hugh Keeler, on March 1, 1969; sister, Roberta Vosburg; and sister-in-law, Alice Keeler Harris.  Graveside services were held at the Tioga Point Cemetery with the Rev. Dean Walrath and the Rev. William Karle co-officiating.  Memorial donations may be made to the east Smithfield United Methodist Church, East Smithfield, PA.   Troy Gazette Register

HAMPTON U. HUFF age 97 of 729 S. Main St., Athens, Saturday, November 8, 1975 at the Robert Packer Hospital.  Friends may call at the Lowery Funeral Home, Athens, Sunday 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral services Monday 2 p.m. in Athens Presbyterian Church.  Rev. Joseph H. Gasper.  Burial Tioga Point Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to the Church Memorial Fund.  Survived by wife, Martha; daughter, Mrs. Philip 9Alice) Hartranft of Allentown, Pa.; son, Hampton D. Huff of Storrs, Conn.; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one niece.  From 1904 to 1943 he was a money order clerk in the Athens Post Office.  He was a member and Elder of Athens Presbyterian Church for over 62 years, member of Rural Amity Lodge, Athens, for 60 years and a life member of the Athens Fire Co. –Elmira Sunday Telegram 11/9/1975

HUGO - Thomas E. Hugo, 64, of St. Cloud, Fla., died peacefully following a courageous battle with cancer. Tom was born on May 15, 1943 in Sayre, the son of Walter and Florence Hugo. He was the youngest of four children and graduated from Athens High School. He was known in his earlier years as an outgoing prankster and followed in his siblings’ footsteps by playing various sports, including basketball, football and track. Tom attended college in La Crosse, Wis. He then enlisted in the Navy, serving in both Pensacola, Fla., and later Adak, Alaska. Following his Navy service, he returned to Pensacola, where he owned and operated The Castle Inn, which served the finest steamed sandwiches on the Gulf Coast panhandle. He sponsored countless athletic teams while he owned The Castle. Tom was very civic minded as a business owner and he is also well remembered for having a soft spot for hiring people who needed a break. In the early 1990s, he sold The Castle and moved to Mobile, Ala., where he resided until he became ill. Tom was known for his outgoing personality and his ability to make people feel welcome. He loved to dance and enjoyed family functions. Tom was an avid follower of sporting events and he also remained active by playing tennis and basketball. In fact, he was often known for challenging players half his age on the basketball court. Tom coached both of his daughters during most of their softball playing careers. He loved coaching them and created many wonderful memories on the softball field. He was also a fun-loving grandpa to his grandchildren. He always remembered special occasions and never missed an opportunity to hear about their activities. Tom is survived by: two children, Lesa (Scott) Cramer of Eau Claire, Wis., and their children, Kendall and Ryan, and Lorilyn (Leonard) Shaughnessy of St. Cloud, Fla., and their daughter, Lillian; three siblings, Jim (Pat) Hugo, Sylvia (Bill) Elias and Stanley (Donna) Hugo; and many nieces and nephews. The celebration of Tom’s life will be held at Baker Family Funeral Home, 640 W. Gray St., Elmira, on Saturday, April 5, 2008. Friends and relatives are invited to call one hour prior to a funeral service that will be held at 11 a.m. Burial in the Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, will immediately follow the service. Rev. Don Guiles will be officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be directed to the hospice provider: Vitas Charitable Funds, 5151 Andanson St., Suite 200, Orlando, Fla. - Sayre Morning Times, 1 April 2008

HULSLANDER - D. B. Hulslander (SRGP 71739) - The Evening Times - March 25, 1953. David Bartlett Hulslander, 88, retired Lehigh Valley Railroad engineer, died at his home, 140 S. Keystone Avenue, Sayre, this morning about 3 o’clock. He had been in failing health for some time but had been ill only the past 2 ½ weeks. Born in Troy, July 24, 1864, the son of David and Melissa Hulslander, Mr. Hulslander had experience on several jobs before becoming a Lehigh engineer in 1907.  At 16, he started work driving a mule in the Morris Run mine and between 1883 and 1889 he had been employed in lumbering in addition to his railroad work.  He was once employed at the Emira Heights Bridge works and was a foreman in a canning factory in Knoxville, Pa. After working on the Erie railroad and for the N.Y.P. & O. he worked in the Lehigh shops, assembling air brakes, later became fireman and then won his promotion to engineer.  He retired in 1941 with a record of never having been involved in any wreck or accident more serious than an engine breakdown. He married Susie Taylor October 2, 1887 and the couple celebrated their 65th anniversary last October.  They have lived in the Valley since about 1900. A member of the First Methodist Church of Sayre and the Med’s Federated Bible class, he also belonged to the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers. Besides his wife, he is survived by: Four childred, Mrs. E. C. (Nida) Morse of Watkins Glen, Francis Hulslander of Endicott, Milford Hulslander of Vestal and Mrs. Helen Blake of Sayre’ 19 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren. The body was removed to the Carpenter Funeral home, Corning and will be brought to the family home Thursday afternoon, when friends may call. Rev. Scott D. Clarke, pastor of the Sayre First Methodist Church, will officiate at the funeral Saturday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the church. Burial will be in Tioga Point Cemetery.

HUMPHREY –NORRINE ‘PIPHER’ LONG, 70, of 108 Division St., Sayre, died Thursday, Aug. 10, 2000, at the Robert Packer Hospital after a short illness.  Born Dec. 14, 1929, in Athens, the daughter of Avery and Ruth Sackett Humphrey, she was a graduate of Athens High School.  She was married to Calvin Pipler and Michael Long, and they both predeceased her.  She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law; Lynn and Barbara Pipher of Rochester, N.Y.; a stepson and his spouse, Louis and Ruth Pipher of Baldwinsville, N.Y.; her granddaughters, Elizabeth Pipher, Rachael Pipher and Emily Pipher, all of Rochester, a sister, Reva Estes of Sayre, RR 2; her brother and his wife, Carl and Isabelle Humphrey of Waverly, N.Y.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.  Family and friends may call Monday from noon to 2 p.m. at the Lowery Funeral Home, 225 S. Main St., Athens.  Funeral services will follow there at 2 p.m. with rev. David Larson, pastor of the Athens Wesleyan Church, officiating.  Burial will be in the Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens.  –Towanda Daily Review.

RODNEY HUMPHREY, 74 of RR 1, Box 158, Athens, Pa. died Feb. 9, 2000 at home after an extended illness.  Born Feb. 4, 1926 in Sayre, Pa. the son of Cecil and Monte Withey Humphrey, he graduated from Athens High School in 1947.  He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, serving in the Pacific Theater from 194 through 1946.  He received the American theater medal, the Philippine Liberation ribbon, two stars, the Asiatic Pacific medal with four stars, two letters of commendation and the Victory medal.  He was employed at Ingersoll-Rand in Athens for 33 years and retired as night plant supervisor in 1982.  He was an avid carpenter and painter in the Valley.  He was a member of the Athens Presbyterian Church.  He is survived by his sons, David Humphrey and Douglas Humphrey, both of Athens; a son and daughter-in-law, Rodney Jr. and Kathy Humphrey of State College, Pa.; his daughter, Betsy Devine of Athens; daughters and sons-in-law, Suzanne and Walter Wilhelm of Campbell, N.Y. and Paul and Grace Harbst of Athens; his grandchildren, Laurie Allis and Nikki Johnston, both of Athens, Faye Tedesco of Royersford, Pa., Nichole Humphrey, Rodney Humphrey III and Erica Humphrey of State College, Pa., April Devine and Harry Devine Jr. of Athens, Pa., Brenda Wilhelm and James Wilhelm of Campbell, N.Y., Trishia Burns of Athens, Casey Humphrey of Athens and Douglas Humphrey Jr. of Waverly, N.Y.; his great-grandchildren, Shawn Allis of Athens, Jacob Abulanchia of Athens, Shaynia Burns of Athens, Paul and Steven Tedesco of Royersford, Pa. and Jennifer Bidlack of Athens; his two sisters and brothers-in-law, Beatrice and George Gowan of Sayre, Pa. and Amelia and John Forbes of Roanoke, Va.; a sister, Margie Templeton of Phoenix and several nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by his wife, Grace Brown Humphrey on March 6, 1988 and a sister, Marie Short.  Family and friends may call on Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Lowery Funeral Home, 225 S. Main St., Athens, Pa.  Funeral and committal services will follow there at 4 p.m. with his pastor, the Rev. Walter Swetnam officiating.  Burial will be in the Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, Pa.  Memorial donations may be made to Guthrie Hospice, RR 1, Box 154, Towanda, Pa.  –Towanda Daily Review

 

HUNGATE Philip Arthur Hungate

of South Waverly, Pennsylvania, died peacefully after an extended illness on Thursday morning, January 24, 2013, surrounded by his loving family.  Philip was born on December 12, 1946, in Lansdale, Pennsylvania, the son of the late William M. and Dorothy (McKay) Hungate. Philip moved to the Valley in the early 70s and married his wife, Merry (Nichols) Hungate on October 6, 1973. This year, they would have celebrated 40 years of marriage.   Philip graduated from North Penn High School in Lansdale, Pa., in 1964. He proudly served four years in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War aboard the Destroyer USS Turner Joy. After college, he was employed by IBM and then Lockheed Martin for many years before retiring.  Philip was predeceased by his parents, William and Dorothy Hungate, his in-laws, John and Margaret Nichols, his sister-inlaw, Joyce (Nichols) Depew and several aunts, uncles, nieces and cousins.  Philip is survived by his wife, Merry, and his two daughters, their spouses and his three grandchildren; Michele and Joe Quatrini and their son, Lucas of Sayre, and Jessica and Sean Flynn and their children, Meghan and Brady of Sayre, Pa. In addition, his wife’s brothers and sisters and their families; Robert and Nancy Nichols of Athens, Pa., Margaret Jean and Robert Myers of Litchfield, Pa., John and Lorraine Nichols of Michigan, Dennis and Deborah Nichols of Milan, Pa., and Karen Nichols and Trula Hollywood of Factoryville, Pa., Bill DePew of Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri, and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and numerous cousins and friends. Also, a special thanks to his niece, Becky Miller for her unwavering love and care throughout his illness.  Family and friends may call on Monday, January 28, 2013 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Jay E. Lowery Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 225 South Main Street, Athens, Pa. A memorial service will follow at 6 p.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Trula Hollywood officiating.  Burial will be in Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, Pa., with military honors.  Memorial donations may be made in Philip’s memory to the: Bradford County Literacy Program, 200 South Main Street, Towanda, PA 18848 or Sayre Library, 122 South Elmer Ave., Sayre, PA 18840.    Sayre Morning Times – January 26, 2013

 

CLYDE L. HUNSINGER
 Clyde L. Hunsinger, 66, of Bath, NY and formerly of Athens, died Sunday, March 15, 1992 at the Bath Veterans' Administration Medical Center following a short illness. Born June 19, 1925 in Athens, he was the son of Clyde N. and Beulah Bennett Hunsinger. He is survived by his mother, Beulah Bennett Hunsinger of Athens; a sister, Mrs. LaVern (Doris) Howe of Columbia Cross Roads; a brother and sister-in-law, Glenn and Mary Hunsinger of Horseheads; several nieces and nephews and a life-long friend, Irving Brewer of Waverly. Funeral and committal services were held March 17 at the Thomas M. Jenkins Funeral Home in Athens with the Rev. Howard Hockenbury officiating and burial to be at the Tioga Point Cemetery. (TGR, Thursday, March 19, 1992)

KENNETH WALDO HUNSINGER - When someone you love becomes a memory ... the memory becomes a treasure.  Our hearts were saddened on Monday, Dec. 18, 2006, when our loving father, brother and grandfather Kenneth Waldo Hunsinger of Litchfield Township (RR 2, Athens, Pa.) went home to be with his Lord.  Kenneth was born on Nov. 13, 1912 in Waverly, N.Y., a son of the late Norman and Lulu (Strope) Hunsinger.  For many years, he owned and operated Hunsinger's Marine in South Waverly, Pa., and Ken's Garden Center in Sayre and Litchfield. In addition he worked at the Clover Dale Farms in Waverly, N.Y. Kenneth also shared his love with many area children by transporting them to school in Sayre and Waverly.  He enjoyed hunting, spending time in his garden, water sports and fishing, and he especially treasured the trips to Canada with his sons, relatives and friends.  Kenneth is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law, David and Kathryn Hunsinger of Litchfield, Lavern and Jimmie Ruth Hunsinger of Lake City, Fla.; stepson, Charles and his wife, Patricia Welch, of Hazlehurst, Ga.; stepdaughter, Ernestine and her husband, Brad Davidson, of Rocky Point, N.C.; brother, Glenn Hunsinger of Athens, Pa.; sister, Marion Anspach of LaPorte, Pa.; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews; and his faithful canine, his Norwegian elkhound, Silver.  Kenneth was predeceased by his parents; wife, Catherine Hunsinger; brother, Earl Hunsinger; and sister, Geraldine Babcock.  Abiding with Kenneth's wishes, cremation will take place at the Tioga Point Crematory, Athens.  Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial service and celebration of Kenneth's life at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 30, at the Sutfin Funeral Chapel, 273 S. Main St., Nichols, N.Y. The Rev. James D. Donahoo, pastor of the Sayre Christian Church, will officiate.  A private family interment will be held at the convenience of the family in the Tioga Point Cemetery.  At the family's request, flowers will be provided by them and memorial contributions may be directed to Stray Haven, 194 Shepard Road, Waverly, N.Y., Bradford County Humane Society, P.O. Box 179, Ulster, Pa. or the Sayre Christian Church, 427 S. Keystone Ave., Sayre, Pa., in loving memory of Kenneth W. Hunsinger. –Towanda Daily Review

 

HUNSINGER Marian H. Anspach

89, formerly of Litchfield died on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at Highlands Care Center, Laporte following an extended illness.  She was born in Litchfield Twp. on April 30, 1923, the daughter of the late Norman and Lula Strope Hunsinger.  Marian graduated from Athens High School and worked at Thatchers Bottle Works, Elmira, N.Y., retiring after 30 years of service. She was a member of Bumpville Bible Church. She enjoyed shopping and loved lemon meringue pie.  She is predeceased by her first husband Bill Hart, second husband Fritz Anspach, sister Geraldine Babcock, and brothers Earl Hunsinger, Kenneth Hunsinger, and Glenn Hunsinger Sr., and nephew Blaire Hunsinger.  Marian is survived by her nieces and nephews Duane and Stacey Hunsinger, Glenn and Cheryl Hunsinger, Marlene Jewett, Hilda and Dennis Taylor, Millie Coleman, Linda Fetteridge, David Babcock, David and Kathi Hunsinger, LaVerne and Jimmie Hunsinger, and Joan Babcock; and several cousins.  Friends and family may call from 10 to 11 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 7, 2013 at the Jay E. Lowery Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 225 South Main St., Athens. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. the funeral home at with the Rev. Kenneth Crain officiating.  Burial will be in Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens.  Memorial donations may be made in Marian's memory to: Bumpville Bible Church, P.O. Box 238, Rome, PA 18837 or Bradford County Humane Society, P.O. Box 179, Ulster, PA 18850.   Towanda Daily Review – January 5, 2013

 

HUNSINGER - Robert R. Hunsinger, 87, of Waverly, died on Wednesday, April 23, 2008 at Elderwood at Tioga in Waverly. Robert was born on April 18, 1921, the son of the late Arthur and Verna Armstrong Hunsinger.  He was employed by Carl Etshman Co., Stroehmanns’ Bakery and the Lehigh Valley Railroad. Robert was a member of the St. John Lutheran Church and served as Church councilman for 26 years. He was a member of the Sayre Sportsman Club and the American Legion Post 945.  He was predeceased by: his son, Bruce R. Hunsinger; brothers, Donald and Arthur Hunsinger; son-in-law, Michael Slawta; and grandson, William D. Slawta. Robert is survived by: his wife of 68 years, Lucille; two daughters, Sheila Slawta of Waverly and Terri (William) Schmieg of Waverly; nine grandchildren, Amber Slawta of Binghamton, N.Y., Lori Robinson of Waverly, Robert Robinson of Charlotte, N.C., Sean Harvey of Wixom, Miss., Nathaniel(Kim Creppel) Harvey of Fort Bragg, S.C., Brianna Harvey of Waverly, Stephanie Schmieg of Buffalo, N.Y. and Stacey Schmieg of Waverly; three great-grandchildren, Matthew McCabe, Kaylie Robinson and John Cron; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends and family may call on Saturday, April 26, 2008 from 10 to 11 a.m. at the St. John Lutheran Church, 207 S. Hopkins Street, Sayre. Funeral Services will follow at 11 a.m. at the church with the Rev. Rodney Saylor officiating from the St. John Lutheran Church. Burial will be in the Tioga Point Cemetery. Memorial donation may be made in his memory to St. John Lutheran Church, 207 S. Hopkins Street, Sayre, PA 18840. - Sayre Morning Times, 23 April 2008

JUSTIN C. HUNTER, 67, of 106 Public St., Athens, at the Robert Packer Hospital, Saturday, Oct. 13, 1956, after a lingering illness.  He had been employed at the Robert Packer Hospital as fireman.  Born in Nordmont, Pa., he was a Valley resident for 16 years.  Member of the Athens War Dads.  Survived by his wife, Mrs. Daisy Hunter; daughters; Mrs. Roland Ford of Athens; Mrs. Hilda Streeter of Sayre; sons, Austin Hunter and Elwood Hunter, both of Sayre, Alvin Hunter of Renova, Pa. and M/Sgt. Eugene Hunter, U.S. Air Force, stationed at Las Vegas, Nev.; sister, Mrs. Pearl Robbins of Towanda, brothers, Willard, Frank and Manville Hunter all of Towanda, and Milton Hunter of Athens; 22 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.  Body at Jenkins Funeral Home, Athens, where friends may call.  Funeral services there Tuesday at 2 p.m., the Rev. Robert Macaskill.  Tioga Point Cemetery.

RICHARD W. HURD, 92, resident of Sayre House, Inc., died Tuesday, March 22, 2005 following an extended illness. Born March 31, 1912 in Allandale, N.J., he was the son of Edwin and Amy Zabriskie Hurd. Richard was a graduate of Ramsey High School and Cooper's Union School of Engineering in New York City. He was formerly employed as an industrial engineer as General Shelters in Sayre, and retired from American LaFrance in Elmira, N.Y. He was a member of the Sayre Christian Church, and enjoyed reading, gardening and spending time with his family. Richard is survived by his five children; Richard E. and Patricia Hurd of Walden N.Y.; Stephen D. Hurd of Athens; Jeffrey B. Hurd of Sayre; Susan E. Hurd of Sayre; Melanie and Michael Setzer of Sayre; six grandchildren; five great grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Betty Shay Welch of Sayre and several nieces and nephews. Richard was predeceased by his wife Janice and granddaughter Christina Hurd. Friends and family may call at the Jay E. Lowery Funeral Home, Inc. on Thursday, March 24, 2005 from noon to 2 p.m. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. with Rev. James Donahoo of the Sayre Christian Church officiating. Burial will be in the Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens. Memorial donations in memory of Richard Hurd may be sent to the Sayre Christian Church, 427 S. Keystone Ave., Sayre, Pa., 18840. Submitted by Carol Brotzman. Evening Times, March 23, 2005.

HUTSICK  Casimir A. "Tony" Of Sayre, PA. Age 92, guest of the Bradford County Manor. Formerly of the Keystone Manor and 167 Cayuta St. Sayre, PA. died Wednesday morning, June 14, 2000. Born March 8, 1908 in Galicia, Austria. He was a son of the late John and Elizabeth Heller Hutsick. He immigrated to the United States with his family in 1912. Tony attended Sayre Schools, and was employed by the Lehigh Valley Railroad in Sayre for many years. Later he was  employed by American LaFrance and Ward LaFrance in Elmira. Tony also  painted houses with his cousins, The Husick brothers. On July 4, 1936, he married the former Lucy Lampazzi, who preceded him in death on April 16, 1989. He was a lifetime member of the J.E. Wheelock Hose Co., Milltown. Tony was musically inclined, and enjoyed playing the harmonica. Surviving are: His children, John Hutsick of Troy, PA, Paul Hutsick of Racine, Wisconsin, Diane and Felix Aragon of Elmira, NY, Toni and Earl Watson of Athens, PA, Maria Hutsick of Boston, Mass, Joseph Hutsick of Centerville, VA; 14 grandchildren  and 13 great-grandchildren; a sister, Marian Hutsick of Los Angeles, CA. He was  preceded in death by 3 sisters, Stella Scheib, Nellie Hutsick and Bernita Hutsick.  The funeral service will be held Saturday, June 17, 2000 at 11:00 AM at the Alteri  Funeral Home, 314 Desmond St. Sayre, PA with the Rev. Vincent Langan, officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior at the funeral home.  Interment will be in the Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, PA. The family suggests that memorial contributions may be directed to National Alliance of Mental  Health, Nami, Colonial Place Three, 2107 Wilson Blvd, 300 Suite, Arlington, VA.  22201 or the Greater Valley EMS, 904 N. Lehigh Ave. Sayre, PA. 18840.
 

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