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Tri-Counties Genealogy & History by Joyce M. Tice
Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, Elmira, Chemung County NY
Obituaries

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Joyce's Search Tip - January 2008 

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Do You Knowthat 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. 


All people are arranged by SURNAME AT BIRTH rather than by married alias.

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TALMAGE Jr.,  Charles D. "Charlie" "Jr."
Age 47, of Lowman, NY, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, April 24, 2007. Charlie was born October 21, 1959. He is survived by his loving wife of nearly 25 years, Joanne Mathew; children: Sara Talmage of Elmira, Holly Talmage and Michael Talmage, both of Lowman; parents: Charles and Louise Palmer Talmage Sr. of Erin; brothers: Mark and Brenda Talmage of Erin, Scott and Darla Talmage of Erin; mother-in-law and father-in-law: Bob and Donna Mathew of Big Flats; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Charlie was employed by Hardinge Inc. for 28 years and operated his own computer business. He enjoyed hunting, camping and fishing and most of all, spending time with his family. The family will welcome relatives and friends on Sunday, April 29, 2007, at Sullivan's Funeral Home, 365 E. Franklin St. at Rt. 13, Horseheads, NY, 607-739-2035, from 2 p.m.-6 p.m. Charlie's Funeral Service will be held at the conclusion of hours. A private interment will be held at Forest Lawn Memorial Park on Monday, April 30, 2007. Flowers are accepted or those wishing to remember Charlie may do so through donations of one's choice in his name.

TARBLE - MUDGE
Velma C. Age 96 of Horseheads, NY died on Tuesday July 12, 2005 at Bethany Manor in Horseheads, NY. Mrs. Mudge was born April 8, 1909 in Killawog, NY the daughter of the late Clarence W. and Eda Hurlbut Tarble. Velma married her husband, Ward Grant Mudge, who pre-deceased her on June 5, 1977. Mrs. Mudge was also pre-deceased by her sister Marjorie Hultz. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Horseheads, NY. Mrs. Mudge was a retired Registered Nurse for Dr. Palmer and Dr. Mills in Horseheads, NY. Velma is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law: Dale & Mary Mudge of Horseheads, NY and Ronald & Gayle Mudge of Bemidji, Minnesota; daughter and son-in-law: Jeannine & Peter Maraven of Carson City, Nevada; several grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of caring friends. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Lynch Funeral Home 318 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY on Friday July 15, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Mrs. Mudge's Funeral and Committal Services will be held at the Funeral Home on Saturday July 16, 2005 at 10 AM. Her Pastor The Rev. Jeremiah L. Ayers will officiate. Interment in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Elmira, NY. The family will provide their own flowers and those wishing may remember Mrs. Mudge through memorials to The Calvary Baptist Church 209 Gardner Road Horseheads, NY 14845.

TAYLOR Leon J.
Loving Husband, Father & Grandfather - Age 93, of Elmira, NY, died on January 4, 2010. Born in Chemung, NY on October 17, 1916, Leon was the son of John and Clara (Forsyth) Taylor. He was raised in Ellistown, NY and graduated from Waverly High School. On November 27, 1943, he married Zula Grace Platt. They were blessed with 66 years of marriage. Leon was predeceased by his parents; his sister, Ruth Cameron; and brother, Ralph Taylor. He is survived by his devoted wife, Zula Grace; and their children, Margaret and William Forsberg of Minnesota, Judy and Alan Yates of Saratoga Springs, John and Lisa Taylor of Georgia; nine grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; seven nieces and nephews and one cousin. For 38 years, Leon worked at New York State Electric and Gas Company in the UC&M Department. He was involved in apprentice training and retired as chief to the Electric Department. Leon worked part-time for 9 1/2 years at Olthof Funeral Home after he retired from NYSEG. Leon was a 71-year member of the Masons and is a past Master of Tioga Lodge 534. A lifelong member of the United Methodist Church, Leon worshipped at Centenary United Methodist Church and New Beginnings United Methodist Church. He was an active leader in many areas of service to the church. He loved the Lord and generously shared his time, talents and resources with his beloved family and friends. Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira/Southport, NY on Friday, January 8th, 2010, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held there Saturday, January 9th, 2010, at 11:00 a.m. The Reverend Michael Weeden will officiate. Interment will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery, Jerusalem Hill Road, Elmira at the convenience of the family. The family has requested that, in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the New Beginnings United Methodist Church, 330 W. Church Street, Elmira, NY 14902; American Cancer Society , 1316 College Avenue, Elmira, NY 14901; American Diabetes Association , 356 North Milder Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13206; and Southern Tier Hospice and Palliative Care, 11751 East Corning Road Corning, NY 14830.  Masonic Lodge Notice:  Brothers of the Tioga Masonic Lodge F. and A. M. # 534 are requested to attend a Masonic committal service for our brother and Past Master Mason Leon J. Taylor, 7:00 p.m., Friday, January 8th, 2010, at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira, NY. Published in Star-Gazette from January 6 to January 7, 2010
 

TAYLOR Mary L. Frinkel

Martinsville, VA: Was born September 20, 1926 in Martinsville, VA the daughter of the late James and Nannie (Leiter) Taylor, died peacefully on Sunday, July 3, 2011 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center at the age of 84. Her loving husband, Samuel Frinkel and nephew, Louis W. Lindsay predeceased her. She is survived by her beloved daughters, Juanita Russell, Kathleen Howe and Karen Vanderhoff; along with several grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Mary retired from Moore Business Forms after many years of dedicated and faithful service. Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc. 1050 Pennsylvania Ave. Elmira/Southport, NY on Tuesday, July 5, 2011 from 1:00 to 3:00 PM. Funeral services honoring her life will follow the visitation at 3 PM. Lay Pastor John P. Knapp will officiate. Interment will take place privately at the convenience of her family in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park.   Thank You - The Frinkel family wishes to express thier sincere appreciation and gratitude to the staff at Southern Tier Hospice for the outstanding compassion and care given to their beloved Mary.  Star Gazette – July 4, 2011

TAYLOR Thomas Spencer

of Elmira, NY died on Sunday morning, November 17, 2013 at the age of 63. Thomas was born on April 28, 1950 in Elmira, the son of Harold and Charlotte Spencer Taylor. Tom was an educator and retired as a mason with the BACIU Local #3. Tom is pre-deceased by his mother, Charlotte. He is survived by his daughter, Erica Devlin; grandson, Luke Devlin both of Somers, CT; father, Harold Taylor of Elmira, NY; sisters Cindy (Bob) Elliott of Horseheads, NY and Debbie (Paul) Chase of Clinton, MA; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. The family will welcome relatives and friends to Sullivan's Funeral Home, 365 E. Franklin St. at Rt. 13, Horseheads, NY on Thursday, November 21, 2013 from 11AM – 1PM. His funeral services will follow with Pastor Dustin Hall. Tom will be laid to rest in his family plot at Forest Lawn Memorial Park immediately following. In lieu of flowers the family requests those wishing to remember Tom please consider making a contribution to Huntington’s Disease Society of America-Rochester, NY Upstate Chapter, PO Box 25237, Rochester, NY 14625.   Star Gazette – November 19, 2013

 

TEETER Michael P.

Was born December 4, 1964 in Elmira, NY the son of the late, Merlin L. and Bette Jean (Woodruff) Teeter died on Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center after fighting a courageous battle. He is survived by his loving, devoted wife and best friend of 23 years, Mary A. Teeter; twin sons, Brandon (Jennifer) Teeter and Beau (Becky) Teeter; grandson, Marshall Lee Teeter, Papa's "best buddy"; siblings, Richard (Carol) MacMillan, Debora Duclaw, Mark (Mary Jane) Teeter and Shirley (Bill) Dumont; along with several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and many friends. He is also survived by his special pets, Jenkins, Brittany and Skeeter. Michael enjoyed his time spent every morning at Gill's Auto drinking coffee, eating donuts and just hanging out with "the guys". He retired from the NYS DOT after several years of dedicated service. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved fishing and hunting for deer. Michael was an auto enthusiast who loved working on cars and riding his motorcycle. He never turned down a charity event and loved riding his Harley with his friends in many of them. Family and friends are invited to gather at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira/Southport, NY on Friday, May 4, 2012 from 4:00 to 7:00PM. Funeral services celebrating Michael's life will be held there on Saturday, May 5th at 11:00AM. The Reverend Larry Burk will officiate. Interment will follow in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park Elmira. Memorial donations may be directed to a charity of one's own choice.  Star Gazette – May 3, 2012
 

TELECH - LUCAS, Anita (Telech)
Age 90 of Elmira, NY. She was born August 10, 1919 in Wilmot, PA, daughter of the late Harry and Linda (Mosier) Sutton and died Wednesday, October 21, 2009, at St. Joseph's Hospital surrounded by her loving family. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her 1st husband, John S. Telech, Jr. in 1990; an infant daughter; brothers, Stanley, Donald, Glenn and John Sutton; sisters, Marjorie Oaks and Fedora Way. She is survived by her husband, Albert J. Lucas; children, John Telech of Lexington, KY, Donald (Harriett) Telech of Bowman, SC, Sharon Telech (Ronald) Maurey of Gillett, PA, William Telech of Elmira and Deborah Telech (Thomas) Nugent of Elmira Heights; 10 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren; brothers-in-law, Richard Telech of Elmira Heights and Paul Telech of Pine City; special family friend, Tony Roe of Elmira; along with several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Lucas was a communicant of Ss. Peter & Paul Church. She was employed for many years at Moretti's Restaurant. Anita was a very loving and compassionate mother and grandmother and will be greatly missed. Family and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira on Sunday, October 25th, from 3 to 6 p.m. Prayers will be offered there on Monday, October 26th, at 9:30 a.m. followed by her Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Patrick's Church. Rev. Richard T. Farrell, Celebrant. Committal prayers and interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.  Published in Star-Gazette from October 22 to October 23, 2009

THATCHER MARGUERITE A. ALEXANDER,
Marguerite A. - Age 75, of Elmira Heights, NY, died Tuesday, June 26, 2007, at her home peacefully with her loving family by her side. Marguerite was born in Elmira, daughter of the late Edgar and Catherine (Hennessy) Thatcher. Marguerite will be remembered for her beautiful flower gardens and her love for animals. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends. Survivors include her husband, Richard of 42 years; daughters, Linda (Randy) Rightmire of Sayre, PA and Roxanne (David) Orme of Flowering Branch, GA; son, Roger Hynes of Porta Gunta, FL; ten grandchildren and many great-grandchildren; sister, Patricia Krusen of Elmira; many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Marguerite was predeceased by her daughter, Nancy Alexander in 1967. Family and friends are invited to call Friday, June 29, 2007, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 8 p.m. with Rev. Donald Rockwell officiating. Interment will take place in Forest Lawn Memorial Park at the convenience of the family.

THOMAS Daniel Robert II
Age 44 of Elmira, NY formerly of Gillett, PA died on Friday December 14, 2007 very unexpectedly. Daniel was born November 4, 1963 in Blossburg, PA the son of Daniel Robert Thomas and Nancy J. Moyer Thomas. He was pre-deceased by his father Daniel Robert Thomas. Daniel is survived by his daughter: Portia A. Watson & Abram Lawrence of Horseheads, NY; his mother: Nancy J. Moyer of Elmira, NY; sister & brother-in-law: Denise & Anthony Mower of Horseheads, NY and Denise's children Jonathan, Matthew, and Marci; brothers & sister-in-law: Donald Thomas of Stuart, Florida and Robert & Kathy Thomas and their daughter Kaitlin of Lakeworth, Florida. Friends are invited to call at the Lynch Funeral Home 318 West Broad Street on Saturday December 22, 2007 from 2-3 PM. Interment will take place in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Elmira, NY at the convenience of the family. Merry Christmas, Dad.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 12/19/2007.

RUSSELL THOMAS, 80 of Elcor Nursing Services, formerly of Millerton died Sunday, Dec. 12, 1993.  He was a retired employee of Hilliard Corp.  Preceding him in death was his wife, Louise in 1976.  Surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, William and Joy Thomas of Millerton and Ronald and Lorraine Thomas of Herman, N.Y.; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.  Friends called at the Holly-Keck & Baker Funeral Home on Monday, Dec. 13.  Services were held there Tuesday, Dec. 14 wit the Rev. Allan Hulslander officiating.  Burial was made at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.  Memorial donations may be made to Jackson Center Methodist Church, Jackson Center.

THOMPSON - CARTWRIGHT, Betty Jane "Nema"
Of Elmira died Tuesday evening, November 11, 2008 at Arnot-Ogden Medical Center following an illness at the age of 81. Betty was born on November 16, 1926 in Corning, NY daughter of the late Daniel & Dorothy Phenes Thompson. She married Clifford "Popo" Cartwright nearly 65 years ago on November 25, 1943. Betty was employed by St. Joseph's Hospital for over 30 years and retired as the Supervisor of Housekeeping. Her many interests included, traveling to Florida and enjoying warm winters there, gardening, camping and dancing. Betty was an avid sports fan fond of the Dallas Cowboys and the NY Yankees. She enjoyed attending the Pennsylvania Ave. United Methodist Church. Her greatest joy was that of her family who cherish her memory. Her loving husband and companion, Clifford Cartwright; along with their children, Robert (Sandra) Cartwright, Saco, ME; Linda Donovan, Big Flats; Clifford (Erica) Cartwright, West Palm Beach, FL; Paul (Karen) Cartwright, Montour Falls; JoAnn Box, Southport; grandchildren, Kristen (Eric) Goodwin, Kerra Cartwright, Laurie (Brent) Tarntino, Mary (Stephen) Lenhardt, James Donovan with fiancée Amber Gilbert, Jennifer Bement, Jessica (Lance) Dawson, Jodie (Chuck) Greene, Bradley (Angela) Cartwright, Christopher Cartwright with fiancée' Taylor Smith, Brian Box, Mallory Box with fiancé' Matthew Baker; several great grandchildren; a sister, Gloria (Larry) Clark, Beaver Dams; brothers, Richard (Pauline) Thompson, Corning; John (Sally) Thompson; Painted Post; Ronald (JoAnne) Thompson, Big Flats along with many family friends. In addition to her parents, Betty was predeceased by her son-in-law, Steven Box in 2006 and several siblings. Family and friends will be received at Caywood's Funeral Home & Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Southport on Saturday, November 15, 2008 between the hours of 1-4 p.m. A memorial service will follow the visitation time at 4 p.m. with the Reverend William Vallet officiating. Graveside committal services will be held at the family's convenience in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be directed to the Pennsylvania Ave. United Methodist Church Food Pantry, 1238 Pennsylvania Ave. Pine City, NY 14871 in her memory.   Published in the Star-Gazette from 11/13/2008 - 11/14/2008

THOMPSON Craig P.
Age 87, of Millbrook, Alabama, formerly of Elmira, died unexpectedly September 9, 2007. Craig is survived by his loving wife, Doris of 64 years, Daughters, Johann (Harold) Rathbun of Elmore, Al; Bonnie (Raymond) Strait of Elmore, Al; Joyce (Robert) Waite of Elmira, NY and son, Gerald (Valerie) Thompson of Erin, NY. Craig is also survived by 7 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. After 29 years of service at Hardinge Inc., Craig and Doris retired to Lakeland, Florida in 1981. Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service on Saturday, October 6 at 2:00pm at the Erin United Methodist Church. A private burial will take place at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Craig's name to Robinson Springs United Methodist Church, 5980 Main St. Millbrook, Al., 36054  Published in the Star-Gazette from 10/4/2007 - 10/5/2007.

THOMPSON Margaret E. Schultz age 95, a resident of the Taylor Health Center of East Lake Road in Hammondsport, NY and formerly of Park Road in Pine City, NY, died
peacefully on Monday, May 13, 2002 at Ira Davenport Hospital following a brief illness. Margaret was born on February 28, 1907 in Mason, Ohio the daughter of Ezra and Margaret Siegel Thompson. She was predeceased by her husband, Willam B. Schultz in 1980; three sisters and two brothers.  Margaret is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Jean (John) Schultz Crane of Bath, NY; grandchildren, Jeffrey B. Crane of Alexandria, VA, Kristine E. (Kenneth E. Jr.) Crane Gilbert of Bath, NY and great grandsons, Kenner and Colin Gilbert of Bath, NY. At Margaret’s request, there will be no calling hours or services.  Interment will take place in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park at the convenience of the family.  Memorial donations may be made, in Margaret’s name, to the Keuka Healthcare Foundation, c/o Ira Davenport Memorial Hospital, 7571 Route 54, Bath, NY 14810. Arrangements are under the care of the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, NY 14904.  The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Dr. Kundlas and the staff at the Taylor Health Center and Ira Davenport Memorial Hospital.

 

THORNE Helen E. Simpson (1925 - 2012)

Age 87 of Elmira Heights, NY died Friday, August 3, 2012. She was predeceased by her husband Ellsworth Simpson in 1991 and is survived by her son John (Marion) Wood; daughter Mary Esther (Lee) Berry; brother George (Doris) Thorne along with several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira on Monday, August 6th from 10 am to 12 noon. Her funeral service will be held at 12 noon. Rev. David Daniels will officiate. Committal prayers and interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.   Star Gazette – August 5, 2012

 

TICE LULU M (SRGP 02814) - RIPLEY, MRS. LULU M.
Age 71 years of Hendy Creek Rd., August 19, 1982. Friends may call at the Ballard & Lindgren Funeral Home, Saturday 7-9 pm & Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Funeral there Monday at 11 am with the Rev. Bruce Cummings officiating. Interment in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Survived by Daughter; Mrs. Helen Brink of Roseburg, Oregon. Daughter & Son-in-law, Shirley & Carl Noll of Pine City, NY. Grandaughters; Sandra Gifford of Roseburg & Nancy Pahl of Houston, TX, Grandsons; William Brink of Roseburg, Gerald, Chris & Ernie Naylor all of Pine City, NY. Sisters; Helena VanHorn and Betty Mosley both of Troy, PA. Brothers; Collie and Thomas Tice of Mainesburg, PA. She was a retired employee of the Bendix Corp.

TICKNER - Bernita H. Kent, 75, [SRGP 42676] of 95 Cornell St., Elmira, NY, died Tuesday, Aug. 23, 1994, at Ira Davenport Hospital, Bath, NY. She was born Nov. 3, 1918, in Jobs Corners. She worked closely with her husband in remodeling homes and real estate. Preceding her in death was her husband, Almon C. Kent, and one grandchild, Justin Kent. Surviving are three sons, Gary Kent of Millport, NY, Paul Kent of Titusville, Fla., and Ron Kent of Cocoa, Fla.; two daughter, Donna Noteware of Hammondsport, NY, and Janet Langley of Coolin, Idaho; one brother, Louis Tickner of Mansfield; two sisters, Mary Sterling of Pine City, NY, and Erma McCormick of Williamsport; 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Friends called at the Olthof Funeral Home, Elmira, on Thursday, Aug. 25. Services were held Friday, Aug. 26, at the Oakwood United Methodist Church, Elmira Heights, NY, with the Rev. Stephen Parr officiating. Burial was made at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to the Southern Tier Hospice Inc., 244 W. Water St., Elmira, NY 14901. - Wellsboro Gazette, August 31, 1994

Jack E. TILLOTSON, age 32, of Lowman, N.Y., died Sunday July 1, 1979, from injuries received in a truck accident that had occurred six weeks previously. Among his survivors are: two daughters, Judy and Marie, Elmira; a son Scottie of Elmira; parents, Mr. And Mrs. Morrell (Barney) Tillotson of Lowman, former Canton residents; one brother; two sisters; several aunts, including Mrs. Lloyd Herman and Mrs. Ella Mae Yaggie, Canton; uncles, including Leon Tillotson, Roaring Branch; nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held at the home of his parents in Lowman, last Tuesday. Interment was in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

TOBIAS MARJORIE J. PARFITT
Marjorie J. Formerly of Caton Ave. Age 87, died peacefully on Saturday, May 13, 2006, at Bethany Manor in Horseheads where she most recently resided. She was born October 20, 1918 in Toronto, Canada, the daughter of the late William L. and Margaret J. (Brownlee) Tobias. Marjorie was predeceased by her loving and devoted husband of 64 years, Ellison William Parfitt November 30, 2005. Her daughter, Margaret Parfitt and her son, Robert Parfitt, also preceded her in death. Her survivors include son and daughter-in-law, William and Ann Parfitt of Camillus, NY; daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and David Dubbs of Port Byron, NY; along with five grandchildren and one great-grandson. Other survivors include sisters, Rosemary (Reverend Willard) Davis of West Palm Beach, FL; Jeanne Mekos of Elmira, NY; brother, David Tobias of Locust Grove, VA; sister-in-law, Virginia Tobias of Castile, NY; along with several nieces and nephews. In her earlier years, Marjorie was a Cub Scout and Girl Scout leader. Through the 'war years' she worked faithfully at the Remington Rand and then worked for E. E. Wood Realty of Elmira for many dedicated years as a secretary until her retirement. She volunteered numerous hours with the Board of Elections until she was physically not able to do so. Marjorie along with her beloved Ellison, were the oldest married couple of the Centenary United Methodist Church where they were faithful members. She was a member of the OES Harmony Loyal Chapter #265 for over 50 years. Her fondest memories are the countless hours spent at their cottage on Cayuta Lake. Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, NY, on Wednesday, May 17, 2006, from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. Funeral Services honoring her life will take place following the visitation. (4:00 p.m.) Marjorie and her beloved Ellison will be laid to rest together in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park following her cremation at the Southport Crematorium Inc. Memorial donations may be directed to Southern Tier Hospice, 11751 East Corning Road, Corning, NY 14830. A 'Candle of Remembrance' may be left for her family in obituaries at www.olthof.com Officers and members of the OES Harmony Loyal Chapter # 265 will meet at the Funeral Home, Wednesday afternoon at 4:00 p.m. to conduct a service for our dear departed sister.

TOBIAS MARJORIE J. PARFITT
Ellison William and Marjorie J. Ellison William Parfitt, age 85, died on November 30, 2005, and his wife, Marjorie J. Parfitt, died on May 13, 2006. A graveside service will be held Saturday, September 16, 2006, at 1:00 p.m. for both of them at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Jerusalem Hill Road, Elmira, with full Military Honors accorded at the grave in honor of Bill's service to his country. The Reverend Joseph Kim will officiate. Arrangements entrusted to Olthof Funeral Home, Inc.

TOTI - BRANNAKA
Rose Mary Age 79 of 15 Virginia Ave., died on Friday, August 10, 2001 at St. joseph's Hospital. She was born on July 31, 1922 in Hornell, the daughter of John and Elizabeth Re Couper Toti. SHe and her husband, Emerson, were married on August 19, 1943 and would have celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary this year. She was a member of St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church, retired from Westinghouse and was an avid bingo player. Rose Mary is survived by her husband, Emerson; son and daughter-in-law, John and Janice Brannaka of Lowman; daughter and son-in-law, Martha and Val Gray of Elmira; son, Joseph Brannaka of Elmira; sisters, Theresa Qualls of Painted Post and Mary Stimson of Pomona, NY; brother, John Toti of Las Vegas; 7 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son, Thomas Brannaka in 1990. It was Rose Mary's wish that there be no calling hours. The family will gather at Ballard and Lindgren Funeral Home, 161 Oakwood Ave., Elmira Heights on Monday, August 13th at 1:00 PM for a Panykhyda Service. Friends are invited to attend a Divine Liturgy at St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church on Monday at 1:30 PM. Burial Services will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make donations to the American Diabetes Association, PO Box 2680, N. Canton, Ohio 44720 or the American Kidney Fund, 6110 Executive Blvd., Suite 1010, Rockville, MD 208520-9813.

TRICE -RANDALL
Velma A. Retired Bendix Employee Age 92, formerly of W. Gray St., Elmira died Wednesday, May 31, 2000 at Elcor Health Services in Horseheads. At Velma's  request, services were held at the convenience of the family with Ballard and Lindgren Funeral Home. Burial was in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Elmira. She is  survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Allan D. and Linda Shaw of Hull, MA; a son-in-law,, Frank Kerbein of Elmira Heights; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was  predeceased by a daughter, Alice Kerbein and a son, Hartson Shaw. Born January 14, 1908, she was the daughter of John A. and Anna Marie Kirk Trice. Velma was retired from Bendix Corporation and was a member of Oakwood United Methodist Church in Elmira Heights.
 

 

TRONCHIN Allister Derick Age 40, of Elmira, died Monday, September 18, 2006, in St. Thomas. Family and friends are invited to attend to his Funeral Service Tuesday, October 3, 2006, at the Kalec Funeral Home at 1 p.m., followed by his burial at Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Elmira.
 

 

TRUXELL Leslie Lyle

Elmira: Age 80, of Elmira, NY, died on Monday, April 18, 2011 at St. Joseph's Hospital. He was born on April 26, 1930 in Edinburgh, IL to the late Clinton and Mary (Williams) Truxell. Leslie is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, John and Faith Truxell of Erin; grandchildren, Margaret Truxell of FL, Ethel Rodgers of LA, John (Susan) Truxell of Horseheads and Mary Truxell of Erin; great-grandchildren, Julie Hughson of Erin and Caroline Rodgers of LA; sisters, Martha Lacy of IL and Faye of AR; companion, Marge Daniels; close friends, El and Donna Pullen, Sharon and Gene Baker and Karen and William Dovey; along with several nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to call on Wednesday, April 20th from 6 to 8 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Funeral Services will follow there at 8 p.m. with Deacon George Welch officiating. Interment will take place in Forest Lawn Memorial Park at the convenience of the family. The family would like to thank the staff at St. Joseph's Hospital and Bethany Manor for the care given to Leslie.   Star Gazette – April 19, 2011
 

 

TUBBS Leon E.
Age 74, of Lake St., Elmira, died Wednesday, November 5, 2008, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Elmira after an extended illness. Leon was born on March 10, 1934 in Knoxville, PA, son of Leon E. Sr. and Edra Faye (Allen) Tubbs. Leon retired from Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Elmira after many years of service as a groundskeeper and was also a retired farmer. Survivors include his son, Leon Tubbs Jr., of CA; sisters, Betty E. Springman of Williamsport, PA, Marie Cole of Lansdale, PA and Lorraine "Peggy" White of Corning, NY; brothers, Eric Francis Tubbs of Columbus, OH and Wayne Tubbs of Elkland, PA. Leon was predeceased by his parents, Leon E. Tubbs Sr. and Edra F. (Tubbs) Harvey; daughter, Sharron Tubbs; son, Robert Tubbs; sister, Wanita Felix; and brother, Richard Tubbs. Family and friends are invited to call on Saturday, November 8th, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Funeral service will follow there at 4 p.m. with Rev. David Sullivan officiating. Interment will take place in Forest Lawn Memorial Park at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions in memory of Leon can be made to the St. Joseph's Hospital Foundation at 555 E. Market St., Elmira, NY 14901.   Published in the Star-Gazette on 11/7/2008

TUNNICLIFF - WIGGINS
Joyce Dianne nee: Tunnicliff Age 76, of Texas, formerly of Elmira, died January 29, 2006. Survived by son, Richard E. Wiggins, Texas; sister, Patricia Jones, Texas; brothers, Ronald Tunnicliff of Texas and Colby Cram of Colorado; brothers-in-law, Eugene Wiggins of Cayuta, NY and Ralph Wiggins of Rochester, NY; many nieces and nephews; predeceased by sister, Janene Keller. Joyce will be interred next to her husband, Alfred E. Wiggins, at Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Elmira, at 1 p.m. Monday, February 13th. Local arrangements have been entrusted to the Kalec Funeral Home.

TURNER Keith L.
Age 61 of Turner Road, Lowman, NY, died Monday at St. Joseph's Hospital following a brief illness. Keith was born August 14, 1946 in Binghamton, NY, son of Doris Kline Turner and the late Lester M. Turner. Keith was a graduate of Elmira Free Academy Class of 1964. He dedicated his life to his dairy farm, carrying on the family tradition that was handed down to him by his father. Prior to his illness he was employed by Grace Farms, Lowman, NY and previously by Elmira City School District in the Transportation Department and Bernard Hallstead Milk Haulers as a driver. Surviving is his mother, Doris Turner of Lowman, NY; two sisters, Karen and James Hilliard of Gainesville, FL, and Marsha Turner of Elmira, NY; aunts and uncle, Eleanor and Wendall Chubb of Troy, PA, Jean Kline of Waverly and Helen Mattocks of Downingtown, PA; several cousins. He was predeceased by his father, Lester M. Turner, on October 25, 1997. Friends are invited to call from 1 to 2 p.m., Friday, February, 8, 2008, at the Roberts Funeral Home, Inc., 279 Main Street, Wellsburg, NY. A memorial service to honor Keith's life will be held 2 p.m. with Rev. James Carr officiating. Keith will be laid to rest on the family plot in Forest Lawn Memorial Park at the convenience of the family. Memorials are directed to the Baldwin Volunteer Fire Department, RD#1, Lowman, NY 14861.  Published in the Star-Gazette from 2/5/2008 - 2/6/2008.
 

 

TURNER Martha M. Searle

Formerly of Cayuta, died peacefully Saturday morning, June 11, 2011 at her Horseheads home with her loving family by her side at the age of 88. Born on March 17, 1923 in Branchport, Martha was the daughter of the late, Howard & Leah Corwin Turner. She married Arthur Searle on February 9, 1947 in Elmira and he predeceased her on August 6, 1999. Martha was a devoted homemaker, who enjoyed caring for and raising her family. She was a longtime member of Elmira First Baptist Church. She always greeted you with a warm and kind smile. Surviving are her loving daughters, Linda (Marc) Whitney, Elmira; Jan Martz, Montour Falls; Karen (Burton) Schoonover, Cayuta; grandchildren, Amy (Bart Fullan) Short, Scottsdale, AZ; Jason Searle, Burdett; great grandchildren, Devin and Jasmine Searle, Abigail and Alexander Rundle; a sister, Arlene Dyer, formerly of Horseheads, presently Elmira; sister-in-law, Erma Turner, FL. In addition to her parents and husband, Martha was predeceased by her brother, Wendell Turner. Family and friends will be received at Caywoods Funeral Home & Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Southport on Tuesday, June 14, 2011 from 6-8 pm. Funeral services will follow at 8:15 pm. Burial will take place at the family's convenience in Forest Lawn Memorial Park where Martha will be laid to rest beside her husband, Arthur.  Star Gazette – June 13, 2011
 

 

TWIST - PORTER
Elouise R. Age 82 formerly of Horseheads, NY died and Saviour on Tuesday December 27, 2005. Mrs. Porter was born November 23, 1923 in Roaring Branch, PA the daughter of the late William E. and Margaret McCallister Twist. She married her husband, Leland Earl Porter, on July 4, 1944 and they recently celebrated their 61st Wedding Anniversary. She was a charter member of The Calvary Baptist Church in Horseheads, NY. Mrs. Porter was a retired employee of Bendix Corp. in Elmira Heights, NY and an avid square dancer. She was pre-deceased by her parents and five brothers and sisters. Mrs. Porter is survived by her loving and devoted husband Leland Earl Porter of Pine Grove Mills, PA; her son and daughter-in-law: Ronald & Sara Porter of Pine Grove Mills, PA; grandchildren: David & Diane Porter of Gloucester, VA, Andrew Porter and Stephen Porter both of State College, PA; sister-in-law: Joan Twist of Roaring Branch, PA; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of caring friends. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Lynch Funeral Home 318 West Broad Street Horseheads, NY on Monday January 2, 2006 from 1-4 PM. Mrs. Porter's Funeral and Committal Services will be conducted at the conclusion of calling hours with Pastor Jeremiah Ayers officiating. Interment in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Elmira, NY. The family will provide their own flowers and those wishing may remember Mrs. Porter through memorials to The Calvary Baptist Church Missionary Fund 209 Gardner Road Horseheads, NY 14845.

STACY LYNN TYLER, age 11 months old of 6510 Pathelen Dr., Port Orange, Fla. November 3, 1977.  Friends are invited to call at the Barrett Funeral Home Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral services will be held there Monday at 1:30 p.m., the Rev. Burdette L. Mason officiating.  Burial Forest Lawn Memorial Park.  She is survived by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur E. Tyler, Jr. of Port Orange; paternal grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Tyler, Sr. of Horseheads, maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Everett Potter, Sr. of Port Orange, Fla.; great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. William Tyler, Sr. of Elmira and Mrs. Mildred Laninger of Elmira Heights, brother, Arthur E. Tyler III at home, two sisters, Diana Lynn Tyler and Tracy Lynn Tyler both at home; several aunts and uncles.  –Elmira Star Gazette.
  

 

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