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Tri-Counties Genealogy & History by Joyce M. Tice

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Bradford County PA

Chemung County NY

Tioga County PA

 

Evergreen Cemetery, Tioga Borough, Tioga County PA
Obituaries

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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. 

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.

 

SRGP ID Added in parentheses by Joyce M .Tice if included in her Sullivan-Rutland Genealogy Project. If you are researching or descended from any of those so designated, it is requested that you share your research with Joycs's SRGP if you have not already done so. That is the price I ask for making this site available. It is your opportunity to share in the cost of creating this site and reward Joyce just a tad for making this enormous body of resource available to you. It is a way to pay your dues in a small way for use of this site. Please reference the SRGP ID and the page you found this on the site, when you write to me. For women listed under a married alias, I have provided her real name, if I know it. 

 

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ROBERT J. ABEL age 45 of Tioga, Pa. Tuesday, April 12, 1977 at the Arnot Ogden Hospital.  Friends are invited to call at the Kuhl Funeral Home in Mansfield, Thursday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 where funeral services will be held Friday at 10:30 A.M. the Rev. John Shypulefsky officiating.  Burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Tioga.  He is survived by his wife, Donna Miller Abel; four daughters, Mrs. Calvin (Barbara) Simonds, Wellsboro RD 1, Debra of San Antonio, Tex., Penny Jo and Sally Jo both at home; three sons, Robert D. of Tioga, John M. and Robert Michael both at home; one brother, Charles of Pitkin, La.; one sister, Mrs. Carol Girton, Renova, Pa.; mother, Mrs. George Levada Kenworthy, Tamarack, Pa.; 4 grandchildren.  He was employed by the North-Penn Gas Co. at the Palmer Station as a bookkeeper for 25 years.  He was a member of the American Legion, Herbert Lee Webster Post, Tioga, a member of the Masonic Lodge, Tioga, Pa.  He was born April 27, 1932 in Tamarack, Pa. the son of Robert and Levada Miller Abel.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 4/13/1977

ABRAMS, George L., 72, died Saturday, November 17, at 12 p.m., at his home in Tioga. Death was caused by paralysis. Mr. Abrams was the son of GEORGE AND MARTHA WILKINS ABRAMS, and was born November 11, 1862, at Cedar Run, Pa. November 11 1890, he was married to Miss EDITH ADAMS, of Charleston, and soon afterward moved to Tioga, where he has since resided. He was employed by the New York Central Railroad in bridge building work until 1905, when he was appointed rural mail carrier from the Tioga post office, which position he held until his retirement in 1927, after 22 years continual service. He was a member of the Rural Letter Carriers' Association. Mr. Abrams was well known throughout Tioga County and was held in high esteem by all who knew him. He was deeply interested in the welfare of his community and was one of Tioga's most substantial and most highly respected citizens. Besides his widow, he is survived by one son, Milan Abrams who is accojntant with the Western Union Telegraph Company, in Buffalo; a daughter, Mrs. Fred Lechner, of Montoursville, four grandchildren and one brother, P. L. Abrams, of Mansfield. The funeral was held Monday at 2 p.m. at the home in Tioga, the Rev. J. H. Buikema, of Tioga Methodist Church, officiating, the Rev. D. H. McArthur assisting. Interment was in the Tioga cemetery.

ALEXANDER - ENDERLE, Jane L.
Age 52, of Lindley, NY, formerly of Tioga, PA, died
very unexpectedly on Saturday, February 13, 2010. Jane was born October 28, 1957 in Wellsboro, PA, a daughter of Gordon Alexander and Beryl (Wilbur) Sawyer. She was the wife of Gerald "Jerry" E. Enderle, celebrating their 33rd Wedding Anniversary on October 30, 2009. Jane was a department manager at WalMart in Gang Mills, NY. She enjoyed quilting, cooking, watching birds, and spending time with her family. Her children and grandchildren were her pride and joy. Jane is survived by her husband and best friend, Jerry; a son and daughter-in-law, Jerry and Tammy Enderle of Lindley, NY; two daughters and sons-in-law, Amber and Jim Brarens of Lindley, NY, Tiffany and Jason Welch of Tioga, PA; six grandchildren, James, Micaiah, Emily, Nathaniel, Alexander, and Aleigha; her father, Gordon Alexander of Middlebury, PA; her mother and step-father, Beryl and Dick Sawyer of Wellsboro, PA; numerous brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, and special friends. Jane was predeceased by a brother, Barry Alexander, in 1980. Family and friends are invited to call on Thursday, February 18, 2010, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory & Monuments, PC, 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA. Funeral services will follow the visitation at 7:00 p.m. Thursday with Pastor David Stubblefield officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Tioga, PA.- Elmira Star Gazette, Feb. 15, 2010

ALFORD – HORATIO S. ALFORD, a life long resident of Tioga, died February 27 (1923) in Blossburg at the home of his daughter, Mrs. John S. Stevens. He had been in very poor health for several years and he and Mrs. Alford have been spending the winter with their daughter. He had been getting steadily worse during the past few months. Mr. Alford was born in Tioga, February 8, 1854, the son of Stephen and Ruth Lindsley Alford. He Married Mary Doan Sept. 30, 1880. He is survived by Mrs. Alford and by one daughter, Mrs. John B. Stevens of Blossburg. He entered the service of the Erie Railroad Co., at Tioga at the age of 17, when the station was at Berry’s Bridge and resigned from the service in Aug. 1921 on account of failing health. The funeral was held on Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the home on Broad Street, and was conducted by the Masons. The interment was in Evergreen Cemetery, Tioga. – Wellsboro Agitator, 7 March 1923, p.1

ALLEN MABEL - MRS. MABEL A. WOOD
Mrs. Mabel A. Wood, 70, of Tioga, died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 1963.  She was a member of the Free Methodist Church, Tioga.  Survived by sons, Raymond, Charles and Calvin of Corning; daughter, Mrs. Katherine McCallum of Tioga; brother, John Allen of Corning; nine grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren.  Funeral was held Saturday at 2 pm in the First Baptist Church of Tioga, the Rev. Orey Crippen and the Rev. David Sisson officiated.  Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery, Tioga.

AMACHER - ENDERLE, JEAN M. (SRGP 36663)
 Age 58, of PO Box 175, Sunset Dr., Tioga, PA, Friday, March 25, 1988, at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro, PA, Emergency Room.  Friends may call at the Scureman Funeral Home, 130 S. Main St., Mansfield, Monday, 5 to 8 pm.  Funeral there Tuesday, 1 pm, the Rev. John Shypulefski and Rev. Michael Brady officiating.  Burial, Evergreen Cemetery, Tioga, PA.  She is survived by her husband, Ted; daughter, Joy; parents, Howard and Rose Amacher of Wellsboro, PA; 4 sisters, her twin sister, June Brion of Liberty, PA, Minerva Junkuist of Wellsboro, PA, Rose Huntingdon of Elmira, NY, Roberta Shabloski of Niles Valley, PA; mother-in-law, Mrs. Ethel Enderle of Mansfield, PA; several nieces and nephews.  Mrs. Enderle was born January 17, 1930 in Galeton, PA, the daughter of Howard R. and Rose Surdam Amacher.  She was a member of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Post #235 Tioga, PA, and member of AARP.  The family will furnish flowers, those who wish may make donations to the Diabetic Foundation by calling 717-652-8874, Harrisburg, PA.

Harold F. "Bud" AMES
Harold F. "Bud" Ames, age 73, of Corning died on Sunday, October 10, 2004 surrounded by his loving family at his home on E. Pulteney Street. Bud was born March 9, 1931 at Covington, PA the son of the late Judson and Matilda (Manigan) Ames. He graduated from Covington High School and attended Bob Jones University. He served on board the U.S.S. Rolette in the Navy during Korean Conflict. Following the service, Bud married Shirley A. Husted, July 1, 1955 in Corning. In 1993 he retired from Ogden Allied in Washington DC where he served in the National Photographic Interpretation Center. Bud was a member and long time usher at Victory Highway Wesleyan Church where he was known for his warm smile and generous hugs. He was also a skilled mechanic who enjoyed tinkering with lawnmowers. He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Shirley A.; one daughter: Cynthia (James) Baker of Lawrenceville, PA; two sons: David Ames of Deland, FL, and Scott (Kimberly) Ames of Anthem, AZ; grandchildren: Trevor and Troy Baker, Michelle, Annika and Marcus Ames; one sister: Donna Wheatly of Covington, PA; two brothers: Glen Ames of Waverly, NY, Vaughn Ames of Mosherville, PA; several nieces, nephews cousins and many wonderful friends. Calling hours will be Tuesday from 4 - 7 PM at Phillips Funeral Home Inc., 17 W. Pulteney St., Corning. His funeral will be held Wednesday at 10:00 am at Victory Highway Wesleyan Church, 150 Victory Highway, Painted Post with Rev. David LeRoy officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery,Tioga, PA. Memorials may be made to Victory Highway Wesleyan Church.

William H. ARCHER
William H. Archer, aged 82 years, of Lawrenceville, died Feb 19 at the home of his son, Howard Archer, at Big Flats.  He leaves his widow, Mrs. Leafy Loveless Archer; a daughter, Mrs. Harry Iddings, of Big Flats; two sons Howard, of Big Flats, and Leon of Painted Post; also seven grandchildren.  The funeral was held Friday at the Baptist church at Tioga; burial in Evergreen cemetery at Tioga.

AUDINWOOD Roger "Zeke" Francis
Age 78, of Tioga, PA, died January 8, 2010 in Tioga Township. Roger was born April 4, 1931 in Tioga, a son of Harry and Leoda (Thomas) Audinwood. He was the husband of Geraldine V. (Cernik) Audinwood. Roger retired from the Chemung Foundry. He was a member of the American Legion Post #235 where he was a former Chaplain, a member of the Tioga Co. Honor Guard Assoc., and a member of the Jackson Summit Baptist Church. Roger was a U.S. Army veteran having served during the Korean War. Roger is survived by his wife, Geraldine, of Tioga, PA; two step-sons, Charles (Zeneb) Heater of Merritt Island, FL, Roger Heater of Tioga, PA; a step-daughter, Connie A. (Daniel) Cobb of Millerton, PA; seven step-grandchildren, Misty, Shelley, Jack, Glenn, Kory and Kimberly; 12 step-great grandchildren; a brother, Fred Audinwood of Tioga, PA; nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a step-grandson, Kevin Heater, in 2001, three brothers, Will, Merle and Harry Audinwood. Family and friends are invited to call on Tuesday, January 12, 2009 from 1:00 to 2:00 P.M. at the Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory & Monuments, PC, 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA. Funeral services will follow at 2:00 P.M. at the funeral home with the Rev. John Shypulefski officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Tioga, PA. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Roger's memory to the Tioga County Honor Guard Assoc., P O Box 512, Tioga, PA 16946.  Published in Star-Gazette on January 10, 2010

MARTIN LANE ‘MARTY’ AYRES.   Age 31 of Tioga, PA died Tuesday, March 19, 2002 at home, Marty was born on January 7, 1971 in Blossburg, PA, a son of Steve and Cindy (Johnson) Ayres.  Marty served for 8 years with the US Marine Corps attaining a rank of Sergeant.  He was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge #1147 and the American Legion Post #0746 in Corning, NY.  Marty is survived by his mother Cindy Ayres of Tioga, his father and  step-mother Basil and Marilyn Smith of Lawrenceville, PA, a sister and brother-in-law Stacey J. and Daniel Ringler of Elizabethville, PA, a brother Todd J. Ayres of Millerton, PA, a half sister Julie Smith of Tioga, PA, a maternal grandmother, Pat Johnson of Tioga, PA, two nephews Blake and Tyler Ringler, two nieces Tiffany Ayres of Millerton, PA, two aunts Susan Thomas of Corning, NY, and Terri Snyder of Big Flats, NY, an uncle Fred Johnson of Tioga, PA.  He was preceded in death by a grandfather Ralph Johnson.  Friends are invited to call on Friday, March 22, 2002 from 7 to 9 PM at the Jacquelyn A. Burckheit Funeral Chapel, Creamtory & Monuments, P.C. 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA.  Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2002 at 2:00 at the funeral home.  Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Tioga, PA.

BAILEY EDITH
Wellsboro Agitator - October 15, 1947
Mrs. Edith B. Price, aged 70 years, of Farmington, died Oct. 6, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Harry Kemp.  She is survived by daughters, Mrs. George Stermer and Mrs. Raymond Cook, of Corning; Mrs. Kemp, of Farmington; son, Clifford Price, of Endicott; sisters, Mrs. Ernest Argentsinger, of Roseville; Mrs. Elmer Smith, of Galeton; brother, Joel Bailey, of Nelson; 23 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren.  The funeral was held Wednesday at the Nelson Methodist church, Rev. Ronald Osgood, of Galeton, assisted by Rev. Mr. White, officiating; burial in Evergreen cemetery at Tioga

BAILEY FRANK
Wellsboro Agitator - April 14, 1926
--Frank Bailey, aged 70 years, died April 3 at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Eugene Price, in Farmington, of pneumonia.  He was born in Rutland, Pa., August 21, 1855, and had spent the major portion of his life at Tioga, PA.  He is survived by his widow, two sons, Joel, of Nelson, and Colin, of Geneva; four daughters, Mrs. Eugene Price, of Farmington; Mrs. Leigh Leonard, of Tioga; Mrs. Ernest Argetsinger, of Geneva, and Mrs. Carl Smith, of Addison; one brother, Jerome Bailey, of Middlebury Center; one sister, Mrs. Fred Gee, of Tioga; 30 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  The funeral was held Tuesday, Rev. Mr. Barrett, pastor of the Tioga Baptist church officiating; burial in Evergreen cemetery at Tioga.

BARBER James
Deaths Elsewhere
James Barber, 92, of Covington, Pa., Sunday, July 22, 1956. He was a member of the Tioga Baptist Church. Survived by sons, John of Auburn, Frank of Niagara Falls, Fred of Cato, N.Y., Howard of Nelson, Pa., and Richard Barber of Brewerton, N.Y.; daughters, Mrs. Florence Brant of Chicago, Mrs. Lelia Robinson of Covington, Mrs. Camilla Decosmo of Syracuse, Mrs. Charlotte Moss of Horseheads; 45 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren. Body at Shaw & Robena Funeral Home, Mansfield, where friends may call. Funeral there Tuesday, 2 p.m., the Rev. Donald B. Bronk. Evergreen Cemetery, Tioga.  Note: James Barber, s/o John & Eliza Jane (Hill) Barber. His wife, Emma Wood.

BARBER John
The Wellsboro Agitator (Wellsboro, Pennsylvania) Wednesday, May 3, 1911, p. 8
--John Barber died recently at the home of his son, James Barber, on Mitchell Creek, aged 91 years and nine days. He is survived by his widow, four sons, John, of Montour Falls, N.Y.; Matthew, of Greensburg, Pa.; Nathan, of Watkins and James of Mitchell Creek; one daughter, Ella, of Binghamton, and a number of grandchildren. The casket bearers were Messrs. Simeon Hughes, William K. Hughes, George Swartwood and W. M. Lawrence. Interment was made in Evergreen cemetery, Tioga.   Note: John Barber, s/o James B. & Catherine (Beardsley) Barber, m. Eliza Jane Hill.

BARBER John A
The Wellsboro Agitator (Wellsboro, Pennsylvania) Wednesday, March 7, 1923
News has been received here of the death of John A. Barber on Thursday at his home in Watkins. Mr. Barber was a brother of James Barber, of Mitchell Creek and a former well known Tiogan.

The Wellsboro Agitator (Wellsboro, Pennsylvania) Wednesday, April 4, 1923
DEATH OF JOHN BARBER.
Tioga, April 2.--The body of John Barber, a former Tiogan, who died February 27 at his home in Montour Falls, was brought to Tioga Thursday for burial in Evergreen cemetery, accompanied by Mr. Barber's brother, Matthew Barber and by his nephew, George F. Berry.  Note: John A. Barber, s/o John & Eliza Jane (Hill) Barber. His wife, Mary M. (-----).

BARBER Matthew
TIOGA, Pa., Nov. 2--Matthew Barber, 77 late of Tioga, Pa., died at Sayre, Pa., Wednesday, Oct. 31, 1934. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Ella Barber; five daughters, Mrs. Gertrude Cummings of Corning; Mrs. Jane Cummings, Tioga; Mrs. Lura Luce, of Little Genesee; Mrs. Hazel Root, Mansfield; Mrs. Margaret Heater, Elmira; three sons, Hosea Barber, of Olean; Samuel of Pitcairn, Pa.; George Claflin of Mansfield, Pa.; a sister, Mrs. Ella Yelverton, Binghamton; a brother, James Barber of Nelson, Pa.; 32 grandchildren, seven great great grandchildren.  Note: Robert Matthew Barber, s/o John & Eliza Jane (Hill) Barber. Married (1) Anna Allen, d/o Jacob H. & Sarah Ann (Howland) Allen; (2) Mrs. Robert Stanton (Leora Edith (Pettingill)) Moore; (3) Mrs. Charles Wm. (Ella Belle (Allen)) Claflin.

MATTHEW BARBER
MANSFIELD, Pa., Route 1, Nov. 6--Matthew Barber died at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pa. Wednesday night at 5:50 o'clock following an illness of several months, the last three months being in the hospital.   He is survived by his widow and the following children: Hosea of Elliotsville, N.Y.; Samuel of Pitcairn, Pa.; Mrs. Riley Cummings of Tioga; Mrs. Emmett Cummings of Corning, N.Y.; Mrs. Lura Cease of Little Genesee; Mrs. Hazel Root of Mansfield, Pa.; Mrs. Margaret Heater of Elmira, N.Y.; and one step-son George Cloflen of Mansfield and a number of grandchildren.   Mr. Barber was 76 years old and a life long resident of Tioga County. The funeral will be held from the Baptist Church in Tioga Saturday morning at 10 o'clock with burial in Evergreen Cemetery, the Rev. Orey Crippen officiating.  (Obituary from the collection of Charlotte (Fish) Dailey; George Cloflen  should be Claflin; Lura Cease should be Lura Sease.)

BARBER Victor
Victor W. Barber, 60 of Lawrenceville, Saturday, Aug. 31, 1857. He was a member of the Lawrenceville Presbyterian Church. Survived by wife, Jennie; daughter, Mrs. Thomas Middaugh of Harrodsburg, Ky.; son, Dr. Ellsworth Barber of Mansfield; sister, Mrs. Edna Watt of Corning. Body is at the Shaw and Robena Funeral Home, Mansfield, where friends may call today and Monday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p. m. Funeral there Tuesday at 2 p.m., the Rev. John Asalfs, Evergreen Cemetery, Tioga.  Notes: Victor W. Barber, s/o Nathan & Clarissa (Moore) Barber. Nathan Barber, s/o John & Eliza Jane (Hill) Barber. Victor W. Barber m. Jennie DeGroff.

BABCOCK, Maude Urell Munger
Age 89, of Tioga, Pa., died Friday, Oct. 4, 1963. She was a member of St.Andrews’ Episcopal Church, Tioga and Wellsboro Chapter of DAR. Survived by two daughters, Mrs. Olin S. Lutes of New York City, Miss Louise R. Urell of New York City; daughter-in-law, Mrs. Tom Moore Urell of Tioga. Funeral was held at the family home on Broad St., on Monday at 1:30 p.m., the Rev. Paul A. Miller officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery, Tioga.

ROBERT K. BARNES age 66 of Port St. Lucy, FL, formerly of Jefferson St., Elmira, Wednesday, December 13, 1989.  Friends may call at Holly-Keck & Baker Funeral home on Saturday, 10 to 11 a.m. Rev. John Humphries will conduct the service at 11 a.m.  Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Tioga, PA.  He is survived by a brother, Lacey Barnes of Southern Pines, NC; 4 cousins, Josephine Tolbert of West Hill, Mrs. Edwin (Esther) Burlow of Erin, NY, Hiram Ketchum of Horseheads and Barbara I. Winter of Horseheads.  Bob was employed by the NYS Department of Transportation until retirement in 1983.  He was a member of the Ivy Lodge #397 F & AM, Kalurah Temple, Binghamton Shrine and Elmira lodge of Elks.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 12/15/1989

BARRETT - Vera B. Hall, 86, of Tioga, died Tuesday, June 23, 2009, at Corning Hospital, Corning, N.Y. Vera was born Oct. 4, 1922, in Coryland, Bradford County, a daughter of Glen and Pearl Warner Barrett. She was the wife of the late Walter B. Hall who died on June 2, 2004. Vera was a retired teacher from the Northern Tioga School District after 26 years of service. She was a member of the Calvary United Methodist Church in Lawrenceville and enjoyed the food and fellowship with The Ladies in the 80’s. She owned and operated the former Sinclair Gas Station and the former Hall’s Mobile Home Park in Tioga. Vera is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Paul and Janis Hall of Tioga; two daughters and sons-in-law, Delores and Dennis Smith of Lindley, N.Y., Marilyn and Allen Wells of Tioga; a brother and sister-in-law, Rev. Glenn and Sylvia Barrett of Staunton, Va.; a sister and brother-in-law, Geraldine and Henry Gray of Horseheads, N.Y.; two special nephews who were raised by Walter and Vera, Thomas Hall of Alaska and Joseph Hall of Athens; several nieces and nephews and special friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Walter and a sister, Rhea (Charles) Bryant and her parents. Family and friends are invited to call on Thursday, June 25, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory and Monuments, PC, 637 S. Main St., Mansfield and Friday, June 26, from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Calvary United Methodist Church, Franklin St., Lawrenceville. Funeral services will follow the viewing at 11 a.m. at the church with Pastor Robert W. Strozyk officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery,Tioga, PA. The family suggests memorial donations may be made in memory of Vera to the Calvary United Methodist Church, Franklin St., Lawrenceville, Pa. 16929 or to the Tioga Swimming Pool Association, c/o Tioga Boro Hall, 18 N. Main St., Tioga, Pa. 16946. - Mansfield Gazette, June 24, 2009

BARTLETT  -COMFORT, MRS. WILLIAM H. Pearl Bartlett SRGP 14692
 The many friends of Mrs. Pearl (Bartlett) Comfort were saddened when it became known that she had died at her home in Charleston last Thursday t 2:30 p.m.  Two years ago last June Mrs. Comfort suffered a stroke of paralysis from which time she had gradually declined until a few days before her death, when she suffered another stroke, which caused her death.  Had Mrs. Comfort lived until July 23 she would have been forty-three years old.  In February 1898, she was married to William H. Comfort and to this union seven children were born, five of whom survive.  They are Truman D. Comfort of Trenton, N.J; Mrs. Cecil Perry, of Charleston, and Nellie, Alfred and Raymond at home; besides her husband and children she also leaves to mourn, her father, David Bartlett, of Tioga; one sister, Mrs. Emma Kennedy of Mansfield; two brothers, Lawrence Bartlett of Holiday and Harley Bartlett, of Mill Creek, and four grandchildren.  Mrs. Comfort was a kind wife, a loving mother and a good neighbor.  The funeral was held from the M.E. church in Tioga Sunday at one o’clock, the Rev. F. A. Phelps, of the Free Methodist church in Corning, officiating.  Interment was in the family plot in Evergreen Cemetery at Tioga.  The bearers were old neighbors and schoolmates of Mrs. Comfort.

BARTLETT - ELIZABETH ADA JONES
Elizabeth Ada "Betty" Jones, 80, of Williamsport, formerly of Tioga, died Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009, at Williamsport Hospital. She was born May 17, 1929, in Middlebury Township, the daughter of Ernest and Doratha Wilcox Bartlett. Betty was a graduate of Tioga High School, Class of 1947 and Corning Community College, Class of 1981. She was a retired registered nurse from St. Joseph's Hospital, Elmira, N.Y. She was a member of the Tioga Grange and the former Lawrenceville Rebekahs. Betty is survived by her husband of 58 years, Clifford, three daughters, Nancy (John) Geedy of McClure, Jill Jones of Williamsport, Carolyn (John) West of Kansas City, Mo.; three sons, Thomas (Diane) Jones of Williamsport, Howard (Liz) Jones of Sarasota, Fla., Jack (Calise) Jones of Easley, S.C.; sisters, Norene Burrows of Wellsboro, Ernestine Boom of Tioga, Jean Slater of Wilmington, N.C.; 16 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a sister, Winifred Bartlett. Friends are invited to a memorial service at the Gary W. Wilston Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 130 S. Main St., Mansfield on Tuesday, Sept. 15, at 1 p.m. with Pastor Debbie Button officiating. A second memorial service will be held at Grier Street Manor, Williamsport, on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 10:30 a.m. with Chaplain David Fishel officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Tioga. The family will provide the flowers. Memorial contributions in Betty's memory may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Tioga, P.O. Box 122, Tioga, Pa. 16946; Cancer Center of Central Pennsylvania, 449 River Ave., Williamsport, Pa. 17701; Lycoming County Hospice, 1100 Grampian Blvd., Williamsport, Pa. 17701; or the Senior Community Center, 2138 Lincoln St., Williamsport, Pa. 17701.  Published in The Wellsboro Gazette from September 11 to September 22, 2009
 

BECKWITH Carrie M

Wellsboro Agitator, Tioga, PA - Wed., Aug. 24, 1932, Pg 1

Miss Carrie M. Beckwith, for the past 30 years a Tioga resident, died Thursday morning [8/18/1932] at the home of her cousin, Mrs. George Corwin in Middlebury, after an illness of several months. She was born at Niles Valley, May 1, 1869, daughter of Henry and Henrietta Beckwith. Miss Beckwith is survived by one sister, Mrs. Kitty Murray, of Elmira. The funeral was held Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Corwin in Middlebury, Rev. Orey E. Crippen, of the Tioga Baptist Church, officiating; burial in Evergreen Cemetery at Tioga.
 

BECKWITH Henry

Wellsboro Agitator, Tioga, PA -- Wednesday, January 25, 1911

Tioga, Jan 23 -- Henry Beckwith of this place died at his home on Cowanesque Street on Friday, of rheumatism of the heart. Mr. Beckwith had been in poor health for some time, and suffered a stroke a few days ago. He is survived by his wife and one daughter, Miss Carrie Beckwith, of this place. The funeral took place on Sunday at one o'clock.

BENAUER Merle E.
Age 74, of Tioga, PA, died Thursday, October 22, 2009, at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro, PA. Merle was born July 26, 1935. Merle had been employed with the Tioga Boar Hunting Preserve. Merle is survived by two nephews, Mike (Melissa) Hutcheson of Tioga, PA, and Jeff (Theresa) Hutcheson of Millerton, PA; a niece, Cindy Hutcheson of Millerton, PA; special friends, Rhonda Nagy and Terri Wood of Tioga, PA; and his canine friend, Payton. He was predeceased by a brother, Ivan Finch. Family and friends are invited to call on Tuesday, October 27, 2009, from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory & Monuments, PC, 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA. A memorial service will be held immediately following the visitation at 8 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Debra Button officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Tioga, PA. Memorial contributions may be made in Merle's memory to the Second Chance Animal Shelter, PO Box 293, Wellsboro, PA 16901. Published in Star-Gazette on October 23, 2009

BENSON David T. Benson

55, of Arlington, Va., and formerly of Tioga, died on Sunday, June 10, 2012, in the Virginia Hospital Center, Arlington, Va.  Born on Sept. 30, 1956, in Tokyo, Japan, he was the son of Roger N. and Mary C. (Cable) Benson. David was employed as a plumbing engineer for Global Engineering Solutions, Inc. of Rockville, Md.  David is survived by his mother, Mary of Arlington, Va.; one sister and brother-in-law, Katherine and William Campbell of Springfield, Va.; and two nephews, Neil Campbell of Los Angeles, Calif., and Ian (Courtney) Campbell of Portland, Ore. He was predeceased by his father, Roger, on Sept. 8, 2007.  Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial service for David on Monday, June 18, at 10 a.m., at Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 South Main St., Mansfield, with Pastor Debra Button officiating. Burial will be made in Evergreen Cemetery, Tioga.  Wellsboro Gazette  - June 12, 2012


BENSON – The infant son of Mr. & Mrs. Bert Benson of Tioga, died last week Tuesday morning. The funeral was held Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock; burial in Evergreen cemetery. - Wellsboro Agitator, 24 April 1912
 
John BENSON, 40, was kicked to death by a horse Friday morning on the Thomas Hotchkiss farm near Mainesburg.  He was found about 8:30 by Mrs. Hotchkiss, who went to the barn to look for him.  How the accident occurred is not known.  Mr. Benson was a nephew of Mrs. Hotchkiss and had lived with the family for fourteen years.  He is survived by three brothers, Bert, Samuel and Norris Benson, all of Tioga, and four sisters, Miss Alice Benson, Mrs. Lucy Burtch and Mrs. Helen Leege, of Tioga, and Mrs. Ida Cruttenden, of Mansfield.  He is also survived by one son, Leonard Benson, about 21 years of age, whose whereabouts are not known.  Mr. Benson was a member of the I.O.O.F. and P.O.S. of A. Lodges.  A prayer service was held Monday at 1:30 p.m. at the home of Miss Alice Benson in Tioga and the funeral at 2 p.m. at the Baptist Church, the Rev. Orey E. Crippen officiating, burial was in Evergreen Cemetery, Tioga.

BENSON Roger Neil
diedon September 18, 2007. He was born January 21, 1930 in Corning, NY. He attended Lincoln Middle and Kearny High School in Kearny, NJ, and graduated from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ. He obtained his Master's degree at Columbia University. His career as a US Foreign Service Officer included posts in Toronto, Canada, Tokyo and Nagoya, Japan, Colombo Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) and Seoul, Korea. He retired from the Foreign Service in 1981 and continued to work for the State Department until 1999. Favorite pastimes included researching family genealogy and caring for his bonsai tree collection. He is survived by his loving widow, Mary Cable Benson; daughter, Katherine Campbell; son, David Benson; and two grandsons, Neil and Ian Campbell. A private memorial service will be held at the First Baptist Church in Tioga, PA. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Tioga, PA. Contributions in his memory can be made to the First Baptist Church, Tioga, PA 16946. The Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory & Monuments, PC, 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, is assisting the family.  Published in the Star-Gazette from 9/19/2007 - 9/20/2007.

BENSON VENDETTA FERGUSON
Vendetta Hatfield Ferguson, 89, of Mansfield died Saturday, April 12, 1997, at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro. Born Aug. 10, 1907, in Tioga, she was a daughter of Sam and Emma Schinck Benson. She was a retired bookkeeper and had been employed at the Treasurer's Office in Wellsboro for many years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Tioga. Surviving are her daughter and son-in-law, Jean and Frank Ward of Tioga; a son and daughter-in-law, Dick and Mary Lou Hatfield of Laurel, Mont.; two granddaughters, Karen Hartman of Tioga and Kim Flemmer of Billings, Mont.; two grandsons, Ray and Sam Hatfield of Laurel, Mont.; a great-grandson, Brady Hartman of Tioga; three great-granddaughters, Rachel and Rebecca Hatfield and Kaitlyn Flemmer, all of Montana. Calling hours will be held Wednesday, April 16, from 6 pm to 8 pm, at the Scureman Funeral Home, Mansfield. Funeral services will be held there Thursday, April 17, at 10 am, with the Rev. John Shypulefski officiating. Burial will be made in Evergreen Cemetery, Tioga. Memorial donations may be made to the First Baptist Church, Tioga, PA, 16946. (Wellsboro Gazette, Wellsboro, PA, Wednesday, April 9, 1997)

 

BENTLEY Eugenia E. Farman

85, of Tioga, died Friday, June 22, 2012, at her home.  She was the wife of Stuart F. Farman, Jr., who predeceased her on April 16, 1999. Eugenia was born Aug. 22, 1926, in Lock Haven, the daughter of Edward Bentley and Bertha O' Bryan Bentley.  She was employed by Corning Glass Works for 32 years as an inspector and retired in 1982. Eugenia was a member of River of Life Fellowship.   Surviving are five children, Jonita K. Gedid and her friend, Tom Kiernan of Tioga, James Farman (Judy) of Elkland, Michael Farman (Kathy) of Tioga, Eugene Farman (Tammy) of Tioga, Gregory Farman of Tioga; two sisters, Geraldine (Roy) Hughes of Tioga, Leota Horton of Tacoma, Wash.; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Eugenia was predeceased by her husband and two daughters, Lynnette and Vicki Lou.  Friends and family are invited to Eugenia's Life celebration on Tuesday, June 26, from 7 to 9 p.m., at Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, a ""Life Celebration Home,"" 139 Main St., Wellsboro. Funeral service will be Wednesday, June 27, at 1 p.m., at the funeral home with Pastor Keith Paris officiating. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery. Memorials made be made in Eugenia's name to the charity of one's choice.   Wellsboro Gazette – June 27, 2012

 
BERGH Walter C.

Wellsboro Gazette – January 30, 1964

57, of Tioga, died Monday in Corning Hospital where he was taken shortly after suffering a heart attack while he was at work in Corning Glass Works. He was born in Tioga, January 20, 1906, the son of Arthur and Mattie Webster Bergh, and was a veteran of WWII. Surviving are his widow, Esther Cummings Bergh; two step-daughters, Mrs. Ruth Gerrow of Corning, NY. and Mrs. Leona Bliss of Tioga; one step-son, Reuben Shutter of Redwood City, California, one brother Clifford of Rochester, NY; a sister, Mrs. Frederick Lockner of Elmira, NY., and 11 grandchildren. The body is at the Shaw and Robena Funeral Home in Mansfield where services will be conducted Thursday at 11 a.m. by the Rev. Orey Crippen. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Tioga.
 
BEYOR - JOYCE ANN STRAWSER
Joyce Ann Strawser, 48, of Painted Post, NY, died Saturday, Jan. 16, at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre. Born Feb. 26, 1939, in Wellsboro, she was the daughter of Hollis and Marcella Casselberry Beyor. She was a member of the Odokonya Chapter OES Lodge #663, Corning, NY. Surviving are her husband of 27 years, Donald Sr; three sons, Donald Jr, of Savona, James of Orlando, Fla, and Timothy of Painted Post; one daughter, Nancy of Orlando; a brother, Marshall Beyor of Dallas, Texas; and three granddaughters. A funeral service was held Tuesday, Jan. 19, at the Wilston Funeral Home, 18 North Main St., Mansfield.  The Rev. S. Wade Stewart officiated. Burial was made in Evergreen Cemetery, Tioga.
 

MARCELLA A. BEYOR age 67 of RD #2, Wellsboro, PA, Tuesday, July 7, 1987 at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital.  Friends are invited to call at the Wilston Funeral Home, 18 N. Main St., Mansfield, PA Thursday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral will be held there Friday 1 p.m., the Rev. S. Wade Stewart officiating.  Burial, Evergreen Cemetery, Tioga.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 7/9/1987
 

BISHOP - Mr. Robert Bishop, aged 73, of Tioga, died last Wednesday after long illness. He was born at Corbettsville, Broome County, NY, in 1832 and settled in Tioga in 1864, where he had since resided. His wife and one son, Mr. Frank T. Bishop, of Chicago, survive him. Mr. Bishop was one of Tioga's most respected and influential citizens. He was honest in all his business dealings, public spirited and broad-minded. His death is widely mourned. In all public affairs he took a prominent interest, serving for several terms as councilman and at the time of his death was Burgess of Tioga borough. He was active in religious work and freely gave his time and money for the advancement of the church and Sunday school. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church. Funeral services were held on Saturday at 1:30 p.m.; burial in Evergreen cemetery. - Wellsboro Agitator, 28 February 1906
 

BOLT, EDWARD JAMES
Age seven of Fort Richardson, Alaska .  Formerly of Tioga, PA. Died June 4, 1983.  Funeral will be held today at 3 pm at the Kuhl Funeral Home, Mansfield.  The Rev. John Shypulefski officiating.  Burial Evergreen Cemetery, Tioga.  Survived by parents Edward and Paula Paris Bolt; one sister Allison; maternal grandparents Milford and Jean Paris of Tioga; paternal grandmother Rosemarie Cummings of Tioga; paternal grandfather James Bolt of Mansfield; paternal great grandparents Gurdon and Elsie Cummings of Tioga; paternal great grandmother Mrs. Blanche Bolt of Millerton, PA.  Born February 19, 1976 in Elmira.

 

BOLT - LEHMAN, Sandra K. [SRGP 83021]
38, of Mansfield, PA, diedMay 25, 2008 at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY. She was born April 16, 1970 in Wellsboro, PA, the daughter of Frederick Sr. and Mildred Gaylord Bolt. Sandra worked many years as a care home administrator. She was a certified Red Cross Instructor and enjoyed camping and spending time with her family. She is survived by her husband, Tom; her children, Michael and Tasha Mae Cummings, and Sierra Morgan Townsend; her stepchildren, Carl and Wyatt Lehman; her father and stepmother, Frederick and Kim Bolt Sr. of Mansfield, PA; her father-in-law, Russell Lehman of Mansfield, PA; her mother-in-law, Bonnie Geschwender of Pinkney, MI; her brother, Frederick (Amy) Bolt Jr. of Mansfield, PA; her sister, Cheri (Jason) Thorpe of Roseville, PA; her stepsister, Nicole Hemenway of Mansfield, PA; two brothers-in-law, Terry Lehman of Mansfield, PA, Sean (Jess) McCarthy of Mainesburg, PA; four sisters-in-law, Nicole McCarthy (Nick Brown) and Kristen Lehman, both of Mansfield, PA, Aaren and Tristin Geschwender, both of Pinkney, MI; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins; and special friends, Tammy, Jamie, Joey, and Mark. Friends are invited to call at the Gary Wilston Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 130 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA, Thursday 6-8 p.m. Funeral services will follow there Thursday at 8 p.m. with Rev. Richard Berg officiating. Burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Tioga, PA.

 

BORDEN, Lula Wickham – Mrs. Lula Borden Wickham died after a short illness at the home of her sister, Mrs. John F. Moore, in New York city, on Nov. 1.  Mrs. Wickham was born in Tioga and spent all her early life here.  She was the daughter of the late Dr. H. H. Borden and granddaughter of the late Harry E. Smith.  She made hosts of friends wherever she went, and will be greatly mourned by all who knew her.  She is survived by her husband, Charles Wickham, who is very ill in a New York hospital, and by one sister, Mrs. John F. Moore.  Mrs. Moore, Misses Dorothy and Elizabeth Moore and Miss O’Connor accompanied the body to Tioga.  The services were held in St. Andrew’s church here on Monday; interment in Evergreen cemetery in the Borden family lot.


BOWEN RHODA
Mrs. Rhoda Rathbun, who has suffered from cancer for some months died at her home in Tioga on Thursday night. Mrs Rathbun is survived by her mother, Mrs. Rich, by a brother; I. L. Rich, of Middleton, Conn., by two daughters, Miss Nellie and Miss Mary Rathbun, of Corning and by five sons, Lee, Max, Ray, Fred and William. The funeral was held from the M E. church on Sunday morning at 10 30 o'clock., interment in Evergreen cemetery.   Wellsboro Agitator April 8, 1908

 

Mrs. Rhoda Rathbun, aged 43, died at her home in Tioga a few days ago, of cancer, after many years of suffering. She was born in Knoxville, July 3, 1864 and is survived by her mother, Mrs. Rhoda Rich, one brother, Isaac L. Rich; one sister, Mrs. Frank Class and seven children, Lee, of Tioga, Ray, Nellie and Mary of Corning, Max, Fred and Will, of Tioga.  Wellsboro Agitator April 15, 1908

 

Mrs. Rhoda Rich died at her home in Tioga on Aug. 20, after an illness of several months. Her age was 86 years. She is survived by one son, Isaac L Rich, of Middletown, Conn., and one daughter, Mrs. Herman Lovejoy, of Tioga.   Wellsboro Agitator – Sept 4, 1912
 

BOYD Eurena Mitchell –

Mrs. Eurena Boyd Mitchell was born near Geneva, N.Y., Sept. 1, 1844, and died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. F.L. Aiken, in Tioga, July 3, 1919, after a long illness of heart disease.  She came to the village of Tioga when a child and had since resided in that vicinity.  She was married to t. B. Mitchell Jan. 15, 1861, and to them ten children were born, six of whom are living – Mrs. Elizabeth Forrest, of Sioux, City, Iowa; Geo. F. Mitchell, of Elmira, N.Y.; Mrs. Maria Libbey, of Elkland; ruby Aiken, of Tioga; Jefferson M. Mitchell, of Tioga; Mrs. Almira Wing, of Atlanta, Ga.  Deceased was received into the Episcopal church when a girl and was one of the first to be confirmed in the church at Tioga.  She had always lived a consistent Christian life and was loved and respected by all who knew her, devoting her younger life to her children and later to her grandchildren.  Since the death of her husband, she had made her home with her children.  During the recent war she was deeply interested in Red Cross work.  She knitted 20 sweaters, 26 pairs of socks, 2 pairs of wristlets, 4 scarfs, 5 pairs of little stockings for Belgians and a few helmets.  Always loyal and true, beloved by her children and a host of friends who mourn her death, it can well be said of her.  “Give her of the fruit of her hands and let her own works praise her at the gates.”  Wellsboro Agitator 16 July 1919.

BRACE Bernard M. Brace

95, formerly of Tioga, PA, died September 14, 2013 at the Green Home, Wellsboro, PA. He was born February 7, 1918 in Knoxville, PA, the son of Earl & Amanda Jordan Brace. Bernard was a long time employee of the Elkland Tannery, and retired from Ingersoll-Rand. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Tioga, & the Tioga Grange. Bernard is survived by his wife of 62 years, the former, Mary Jane Reynolds; five daughters, Janet Byrd of Bath, NY, Carol (Bill) Burlingame of Lawrenceville, PA, Cora Sawyer of Lindley, NY, Beverly Morrow & Carol Deats both of Corning, NY; a son, Bernard Brace Jr. of Beaver Dams, NY; five grandchildren and six great grandchildren. He was predeceased by a son-in-law, John Byrd. Friends are invited to call at the Wilston Funeral Home & Cremation Service 130 S. Main St. Mansfield, PA, Monday 2-4 & 6-8 PM. Funeral services will be held there Tuesday at 11:00 AM with Rev. John Shypulefski officiating. Burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Tioga, PA.  Star Gazette – September 15, 2013

 

BRACE, JAMES H. (SRGP 20593)
Age 38 of Osceola, Pa., formerly of Tioga, Sunday, February 23, 1975.  Friends are invited to call at the Kuhl Funeral Home in Mansfield on Tuesday 7 to 9 pm.  Funeral there Wednesday 1 pm.  Rev. Joseph Miles offiiciating.  Burial Evergreen Cemetery, Tioga.  Survived by his parents, Harold and Marie McCallum Brace of Tioga RD 2; one brother, Richard of Mansfield RD 2; two sisters, Mrs. James (Diane) Brown, Mrs. Kathy Koser, both of Mansfield RD 2.  He was a member of Elkland Moose Lodge; Navy veteran and was formerly employed as a mechanic at Ralph's Service Center, Mansfield.  Born Nov. 29, 1936 in Tioga.

 

BRADSHAW Henry W. Bradshaw, 79, of Lawrenceville, formerly of Millerton, died Sunday, May 13, 1962. He was a member of the East Lawrence Church and Mitchell Mills Grange. Survived by son, Edward of Lawrenceville; sisters, Mrs. George McIntyre of Painted Post, Mrs. Richard Stowell of Lindley, MY, Mrs. Willis Conrad of Aurora, Colo.; 3 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren. Funeral service was held Wednesday at 2:30 PM at the Lawrenceville Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Glenn Dewey and the Rev. John H.P. Strome officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery, Tioga. – Mansfield Advertiser, 16 May 1962, p.5

BRENNAN Patricia A. Brackley

80, of Lawrenceville, PA, died February 24, 2013 at Arnot Ogden Medical Center. She was born May 1, 1932 in Lawrenceville, PA, the daughter of Robert & Sarah Roberts Brennan. Pat and her husband of 26 years, Jack, are the retired owners of Brackley's Colonial Market in Lawrenceville and the Village Grocery in Tioga. She was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church. In addition to her husband, Jack, Pat is survived by 4 sons, William Preston of Tioga, PA, Keith (Julie) Preston of Tioga, PA, Daniel (Nancy) Brackley of Painted Post, NY, Douglas (Brenda) Brackley of Horseheads, NY; 7 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren; 2 brothers, Philip (Rosemary) Brennan of Mansfield, PA, Robert Jr. (Gloria) Brennan of Lawrenceville, PA; 3 sisters, Roberta (Donald) Stratton of Lawrenceville, PA, Janice (Verle) Sterling of Roseville, PA, Clarice (Stuart) Allen of Staunton, VA. Pat was predeceased by her first husband, William Preston and her sister, Almeria Kriger. Friends are invited to call at the Gary Wilston Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 130 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA, Wednesday 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held there Thursday at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Allen Hulslander, her pastor, officiating. Burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Tioga, PA. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Pat's memory may be made to Calvary United Methodist Church Debt Reduction c/o Barbara Henry, PO Box 237, Lawrenceville, PA 16929.    Star Gazette – February 26, 2013

  

BROCKWAY Ella Mae Heck

92 of 311 Victory Highway, Painted Post, NY, died Friday July 8th, 2011 in the Schuyler Hospital, Montour Falls, NY. Born in Corning, NY,  Ella was the daughter of the late Benjamin and  Mary Jane (Kelce) Brockway. She was married to Howard Heck in 1956, he predeceased her several years ago. She attended school in Corning and in Lawrenceville, Pa. Ella was a glass Inspector, employed by Corning Glass Works, Corning, NY for many years retiring in 1975, she received her 50 year pin in 2009. Ella enjoyed her pets, traveling, and spending time with her family. Surviving are two daughters: Patricia Mosher of Summerfield, FL, Pamela (Raymond) Picard of Calibogie,  Canada  and one son: Stanley (Carol) O. Mosher Jr.. of Corning, NY.  Sister  B. J. (Tom) Eberling of Addison, NY 11 Grandchildren, many great and several great great granchildren, and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a sister Irene Bovaird of Montour Falls, and  brother Kenneth Brockway of Beaver Dams.  Friends are invited to a memorial service on Wednesday July 13th at 6:00pm at Carpenters Funeral Home LLC, 14 East Pulteney St. in Cornng, with the Rev. Tom Bell officiating, burial will take place in Evergreen Cemetery in Tioga, Pa.  In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials be made to any animal shelter of their choice.   Corning Leader – July 11, 2011

BROWN - MRS. ELIZA P. HOLLERAN
Mrs. Eliza P. Holleran, 81, of Norwich, NY, formerly of Tioga, died Monday, April 2, 1973, in the Chenango Memorial Hospital, Norwich. She was born Nov. 15, 1891, in Newark, NY, a daughter of Thomas and Minnie Andrus Brown. Mrs. Holleran was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church here. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Alice McHale, of Corning, NY, and Mrs. Madeline Philips, of Delmar, NY, and Mrs. Theresa Cruze, of Norwich, and three sons, Roger and James, both of Tioga, and Thomas, of Maryville. The funeral was held at 10 am Thursday in the church.  Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery, Tioga. The Rev. F.A. Conlan, her pastor, officiated.
 

BRUCE Thomas W.

Age 70, of Tioga, PA, died March 25, 2007 at the Green Home, Wellsboro, PA. He was born January 5, 1937 in Tioga, PA, the son of William and Carrie Benson Bruce. Tom was the retired co-owner of DTB Dairy and he attended the East Lawrence Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife of 41 years, the former Marie Hughes Fleming; a son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Ruth Fleming of Millerton, PA; a daughter, Sally Gee of Lawrencville, PA; a brother and sister-in-law, Stanley and Jewel Bruce of Tioga, PA; a sister, Linda Cicero of South Ozone, NY; five grandchildren, Susette (Douglas) Besley of Lawrenceville, PA, Roger (Virginia) Gee of Lawrenceville, PA, Eugene (Rebecca) Fleming of Millerton, PA, Mark (Janet) Plumley of Addison, NY, Dennis Plumley of Tioga, PA; ten great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to his parents, Tom was predeceased by a nephew. Friends are invited to call at the Gary W. Wilston Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 130 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA, Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the East Lawrence Baptist Church, Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Victor Perry officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Tioga, PA. Family will provide the flowers. Memorial contributions in Tom's memory may be made to the Guthrie Hospice, RR 1 Box 154, Towanda, PA 18848; or Laurel Home Health/Hospice, 24 Walnut St., Wellsboro, PA 16901.

 

ALVA R. BUCK
Alva R. Buck, 73, of RD 1, Tioga, Pa died Saturday, Oct. 17, 1987 at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro. He was born August 27, 1914 in Nelson, Pa, the son of Walter and Mae Bliss Buck. He was an employee of the Elkland Leather Co. for 36 years and the Ingersol-Rand Corp., Painted Post, NY for 7 years where he retired in 1979. He was married to the former Elizabeth (Betty) Smith June 25, 1938. Besides his wife of 49 years, he is survived by daughter, Norma Walters, son Don, son and daughter-in-law Kenneth and Gayle Buck, all of Tioga; 11 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; sisters Martha Owlett of Risingville, NY and Alice Orr, of Elmira, NY; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Wednesday at 2 pm at the Kenyon Funeral Home, Elkland.  Rev. Thomas D. Thomas, Pastor and Nancy W. Luce, Intern Pastor of the Trinity United Presbyterian Church, Tioga, Pa officiated. Burial was held in the Evergreen Cemetery, Tioga, Pa.
 

BURDETT, Delos –

Lawrenceville, April 7 - The remains of Delos Burdett were taken to Tioga for burial Sunday.  Mr. Burdette died from the effects of an operation in a Binghamton hospital.  He was foreman in a department store in that place and had lived there several years.  He was 33 years old, and was the only son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Burdett.  He is survived by his wife and one son, his parents and a sister, Mrs. Hughes Meeker.   Wellsboro Agitator, 9 April 1919.
 
BURDETT, Delos – Delos Burdett died April 3, after one week’s illness, at the City Hospital in Binghamton.  He was born April 6, 1883 at Beeman.  Besides his wife and one child he is survived by his parents and one sister, Mrs. B. H. Meaker.  The funeral was held in St. Mary’s church in Binghamton April 5, and later the remains were brought to his former home in Beeman, interment was in Evergreen Cemetery, Tioga.   Wellsboro Agitator, 16 April 1919.

 

BURDICK Peter J.

Corning Evening Leader - Monday, December 22, 1941

Peter J. Burdick Succumbs Following Accident at Lindley Lumber Mill; Funeral to be Tuesday

Peter J. Burdick, 50, of Tioga, Pa., died at Corning Hospital Saturday evening from a head injury received in an accident Friday afternoon at the B. P. Owen lumber mill In Lindley.  It was stated that he fell against  a running power saw in such a manner that his head was badly gashed.  Mr. Burdick was employed at the mill. Mr. Burdick was a veteran of the World War, attached to ammunition train 303 of the 178th Division, AEF. He took part in several major battles, notably those at St, Mihiel and the Argonne forest. He was gassed in the latter encounter, it was said.  Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Eva Burdick; a son, Robert Lewis Burdick, both at home;  a sister Mrs. Harvey Coober of Wellsboro Pa.; a brother, Justin A. Burdick of Lindley.  The body was removed to the Kyraiss Funeral Home In Tioga, Pa., where the funeral will be held Tuesday at 2 p. m.  The Rev. Sidfred Bodoweip of Marsh Creek Pentecostal Church will officiate. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Tioga.   Died December 20, 1941

 

ROBERT H. BURDICK
Robert H. Burdick, 76, of Lindley, N.Y., died Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2004 at Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre.  Born Sept. 13, 1928 in Lindley, N.Y., he was the son of William and Rosa Burton Burdick. He was a retiree of Ingersoll-Rand, Painted Post, N.Y. Surviving are his wife, the former Esther Newell; five sons, Robert and James, both of Corning, N.Y., David and Larry, both of Lawrenceville, Gary of Atlanta, Ga.; six grandchildren; and two great grandchildren. He was predeceased by seven brothers and one sister. Friends are invited to call at the Gary W. Wiston Fuenral Home, 18 N. Main St., Mansfield on Friday, Sept. 17 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Services will follow there on Friday at 1 p.m. Burial will be made at Evergreen Cemetery, Tioga

 

BURROWS Clarabell Olive Burrows Zremski

84, died Tuesday, May 8, 2007 at her home at Broad Acres Health and Rehabilitation Center, surrounded by her loving family. The family wishes to extend special thanks to her caregivers at Broad Acres for the loving care and for support offered to them at the time of her death. She was a loving mother and grandmother, who devoted her life to the children and grandchildren and will be dearly missed by all. Husband, John, two brothers, and one sister predeceased her. She is survived by daughters, Betsy (Dan) Gordon and children, Jaremy, Sharon, Shelly; Kathy (Alex) Hartley and children, Shawn, Heidi; Roger Newcomb and Wendy Doan and children, Blaine, Brett, Brian, Brandy; 11 grandchildren also survive; as do Clarabell’s sisters, Ruth Tice and Lillian Wheeler, both living in Lawrenceville. Calling hours at the Kenyon Funeral Home, Elkland are Thursday, May 10 from 7 to 9 p.m. and Friday, May 11 from 1 to 2 p.m. with the funeral following immediately thereafter. Burial will be at the Evergreen Cemetery, Tioga. The family will provide the flowers. Those wishing may remember Clarabell through memorials to Broad Acres Health and Rehabilitation Center, RR3, Box 249, Wellsboro, PA 16901, their local SPCA, or a charity of their choice. – Mansfield Gazette, 9 May 2007

 

BURROWS - Lillian M. Wheeler, 82, of Tioga, died Friday, May 1, 2009, at Lakeside Hospital, Brockport, N.Y. She was born Sept. 16, 1926, in Lawrenceville, the daughter of George and Jennie Burrows. Lillian was a Methodist. She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Robert Wheeler, Sr.; two sons, Wayne of Tioga, William of Albion, N.Y.; a daughter, Laura Sawyer of Rome, N.Y.; a sister, Ruth Tice of Lawrenceville; eight grandchildren; and ten great grandchildren. She was predeceased by sons, Alan and Robert Jr. and daughters, Carol and Jennifer. There will be no prior calling hours. Funeral services for Lillian were held Wednesday, May 6, at 1 p.m. at the Gary Wilston Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 130 S. Main St., Mansfield, with Pastor Debbie Button officiating. Burial was made in Evergreen Cemetery, Tioga. - Mansfield Gazette, May 6, 2009

 

BURROWS Wayne D.

Age 86 of Mansfield, PA died Saturday, July 1, 2006 at his home. Wayne was the husband of Norene (Bartlett) Burrows for 55 years. He was born on April 25, 1920 in Tioga, PA, the son of Frank and Lulu (Ramsdell) Burrows. Wayne retired from Ingersoll-Rand in Painted Post, NY after 28 years of service. Following his retirement, he was employed by Lynn Ingerick of Middlebury Center, PA. Wayne was an avid bowler and horseshoe player and enjoyed farming. Wayne is survived by his wife, Norene Burrows of Mansfield, PA; a son and daughter-in-law, Joseph R. and Debra Burrows of Osceola, PA; a daughter, Amy L. Burrows of Osceola, PA; three grandsons, Justin Burrows, Curtis Burrows and Bryan Smith; a brother, William R. Burrows of Wellsboro, PA; and several nieces and nephews. In keeping with Wayne's wishes, there will be a private family graveside service in Evergreen Cemetery at the convenience of the family. The Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory & Monuments, PC, 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA has been entrusted with the arrangements

 

BURTCH Charles D.

77, of Tioga, PA, died January 25, 2007 at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro, PA. He was born August 3, 1929 in Tioga, PA, the son of Clive and Doris Saxton Burtch. Charlie retired from teaching at Cowanesque Valley High School, and was a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard. He is survived by three daughters and two sons-in-law, Roxanne and Lee Bender of Waymart, PA, Rebecca and Thomas Briggs of Wellsboro, PA, Toni Burtch of Wellsboro, PA; six grandchildren, Gwyn and Ryan Bowers, Rebecca Welsh, Lauren O'Neill, Cameron Hubbard, Dustin Smith; and his friend, Gerry Bassney. He was predeceased by his first wife, the former Waneta Cummings; a daughter, Claudia Bowers; and a granddaughter, Corey Abbott. Friends are invited to call at the Gary W. Wilston Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 130 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA, Monday, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Tioga, PA.

 

CLIVE S. BURTCH age 70 of Tioga, Pa., Wednesday, Jan. 25, 1967.  Friends may call at the Scureman Funeral Home, Tioga Thursday 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral there Friday at 1:30 p.m., the Rev. Orey Crippen.  Evergreen Cemetery, Tioga.  Survived by wife, Doris; son, Charles of Cowanesque, Pa.; brother, Norris of Cowanesque, Pa.; brother, Norris of Middlebury Center, Pa.; four grandchildren.  He was a member of the Methodist Church, Masonic Lodge at Elkland; Herbert Lee Webster American Legion Post No. 235 of Tioga, retired employee of Ingersoll Rand and a member of its Old Tymers Club, retired Tioga Post Tymers Club and a member of Crystal City Barracks Club of Corning.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 1/25/1967

 

BUTLER Janet E. Butler Davis

66, of Tioga, died Friday, May 4, 2007 in Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro. Janet was born April 25, 1941 in Blossburg, the daughter of Ernest and Ella Reese Butler. She was married to the late Ralph H. Davis. Janet graduated from Williamson Junior and Senior High School. Her favorite pastime was spending time with her family and crocheting. Janet is survived by two sons and a daughter-in-law, Chris (Rachel) Davis of Tioga, Brion Davis of Erwin, NY; brother and sister-in-law, Daryl “Butch” (Pat) Butler of Tioga; five grandchildren, Erica, Amanda, Felicia, C.J., Nicole; three great grandchildren, MaKayla, Dylan, Trenton; several nieces and two nephews. Janet was predeceased by her husband, Ralph Davis in 1999; sister, Phyllis Stone in 2002; and a brother, Harold Butler in 1966. Family and friends were invited to attend a graveside service on Monday, May 7 at 10 a.m. at the Evergreen Cemetery, Tioga. Services were under the direction of the Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory and Monuments, PC, Mansfield. – Mansfield Gazette, 9 May 2007

 

BUTTON Gladys P. Hills, 65, wife of Clyde S. Hills, of Tioga RD 2, died Tuesday, March 9, 1976, in the Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, following a brief illness. She was born September 10, 1910, in Tioga, a daughter of George and Maggie Cummings Button. Mrs. Hills was employed by Corning Glass Works, Corning, NY. Surviving, besides her husband, are two brothers, Richard and Herbert Button, both of Tioga, and a sister, Mrs. Leon Hills, of Horseheads, NY. The funeral was held Friday at the Kuhl Funeral Home, Mansfield, with Rev. Edward Trask officiating.  Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery.
 

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