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Tri-Counties Genealogy & History by Joyce M. Tice

Clippings, Obituary,  & Scrapbook Section

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Bradford County PA

Chemung County NY

Tioga County PA

 

Jobs Corners Cemetery, Jackson Township, Tioga County PA
Obituaries

 

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Jobs Corners Cemetery Listing 1982 

 

 

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Do You Know that you can search just theObituaries 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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MAYNARD (SKIP) ALEXANDER age 85 of Millerton, PA Wednesday November 9, 1994 at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro, PA.  Mr. Alexander was born August 7, 1909 in Farming Twp., Tioga Co., PA son of the late Willard and Fannie M. (Gott) Alexander.  He had been an employee of the Sears Roebuck and Co. and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.  He was a member of the Garrett Miller Senior Citizens.  Mr. Alexander is the husband of Florence M. (West) Alexander.  He is also survived by one son, Charles Alexander of Millerton and three daughters, Alice Hegelein of Elmira, NY, Bonnie Thomas of Tioga and Barbara Hamilton of Millerton and several grandchildren; one sister, Mae Borg of Gillett, PA.  He was preceded in death by a daughter, Shirley Church, a brother, Charles Alexander and a sister, Etta Armstrong.  Friends are invited to call at the Scureman Funeral Home, Inc., 130 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA Saturday from 2 to 4 PM and 7 to 9 PM.  Funeral services will be Sunday at 2:00 PM at the funeral home with Rev. Eric Shafer officiating.  Interment will be in Jobs Corners Cemetery, Jackson Twp., Tioga Co., PA.  Memorial contributions can be made to the Millerton Fire Department, Millerton, PA or to the Garrett Miller Center, Back Street, Millerton, PA.  –McKay Scrapbook

AYERS, ETHEL MAY
Infant daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Leo Ayers of 718 Baldwin St., died Tuesday night at 10 o’clock, aged nineteen months.  The parents and a brother, Chris, survive.  The funeral will be held at the home of Mrs. Anna Kiser, 511 Harper St. Thursday at 2 o’clock. Burial in the Cemetery at Jobs Corners.  (from the scrapbook of Iva Riley;no date).

AYERS – Eugene L. Ayers, [SRGP 39401] aged 74 years, who died at the family home near Jobs Corners, June 21st (1919), had been in failing health for some time but had been confined to bed only a few weeks. Mr. Ayers was married October 20, 1868, to Mary E. Bird and they observed their 50th wedding anniversary last fall. To them were born three sons: Gates B. of Rutland; LeRay of Jackson; and LeRoy, who died in 1892. He was an active worked in the Daggett M. E. Church, a member of Troy Masonic Lodge, had held several township offices and took a general interest in public affairs. Mr. Ayers was the oldest of a family of six children, two of whom diedin youth, and the youngest, the late Decker E. Ayers of Elmira, died in 1917. The other members of the family are Mrs. Frances Slocum of Windsor, NY, and Casad Ayers of Elmira. The funeral was held from the home June 21st. The Rev. Pittman officiated and the committal services at the Jobs Corners cemetery were conducted by officers of Trojan Lodge, No. 306, F&AM, of which he had been a member 51 years. He leaves to mourn his loss his widow, two sons, seven grandchildren, one sister and one brother, also numerous friends. – Wellsboro Gazette, 10 July 1919

BAIRD –DOROTHY L. (BAIRD) SMITH age 87, [SRGP 06978] of Millerton, PA, diedSunday, January 4, 2004, at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, PA. Born July 6, 1916 in Sylvania, PA, she was a daughter of the late Jerry M. and Louise Worden Baird. Dorothy was a member of the West Jackson Baptist Church of Millerton, where she had served as treasurer for many years. She was also a long time member of the Mitchell’s Mills Grange. Surviving are her children, Alton (Vicky) Smith of Millerton, PA and Patricia (Michael) Fusco of Philadelphia, PA; two grandchildren, Chad Mahlon Smith and Shannon Lynn Smith; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Mahlon B. Smith in June of 1996; a brother, William Worden; and a sister, Sarah Baird. Family and friends are invited to call on Tuesday, January 6, 2004 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Scureman Funeral Home, Inc., 130 S. Main Street, Mansfield, PA. The funeral and committal service will be held following visitation at the funeral home at 7 p.m. Interment will be at the convenience of the family in Jobs Corners Cemetery, Jobs Corners, PA. Memorial donations, in Dorothy's name, may be directed to West Jackson Baptist Church, Alder Run Road, Millerton, PA.  –Elmira Star Gazette [MHS 1933]

BAKER, Fordyce J. (SRGP 47010)
 Age 69, of Millerton, Pa. RD 1, Monday, April 3, 1967, at the Troy Community Hospital.  Body at the Vickery Funeral Home, Troy.  Calling hours: Wednesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Requiem Mass Thursday at 10 a.m. in St. Johns Church, Troy.  Father Thomas Carlin.  Jobs Corners Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Heart Fund.

BAKER, Fordyce J. (SRGP 47010)
 Age 69, of Millerton, Pa., RD 1, Monday, April 3, 1967, at the Troy Community Hospital.  Body at the Vickery Funeral Home, Troy.  Funeral arrangements incomplete.  Survived by wife, Mrs. Doris Baker; daughters, Mrs. Delton (Pauline) Allen of Lawrenceville, Pa., Mrs. Fred (Lou) Worthen of Guantanamo Army Base, Cuba, Mrs. Joseph (Marjorie) Watkins of Millerton and Mrs. Guy (Rita) Shedden, Wilsburg, N.Y.; sisters, Mrs. Leda Garrison, Millerton, Mrs. Blanch Benson of Elmira, Mrs. Mildred Oldroyd, Columbia Cross Roads, Mrs. Bessie Daggett of Elmira; Mrs. Helen Everitt, Allentown, Pa.; 13 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.  He was a member of Jobs Corners Grange and a life-longer farmer in the Millerton area.

BARNES MARION LEVEY
A Memorial Service will be held for Marion Barnes Levey of Altamonte Springs, Florida, July 11, 2007 at the Jobs Corners Cemetery at 5:00 p.m. Marion was born in Seeley Creek, NY and moved to Florida in the late 50's. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Lester E. Levey. Marion and Les always made it a priority to go "home" every summer visiting family and friends. Marion was the daughter of the late Norman and Lura Barnes of Millerton, PA. She is survived by two daughters and a son-in-law, Mike and Joan Church of Aiken, SC, and Marleah Osgood of Altamonte Springs, Florida; grandchildren, McKinley (Kevin) Eberhardt, Sara (Ben) Stofferahn, Jason (Jeannine) Osgood, Sarah (Jerry) Ward and Chris (Tabitha) Church; great-grandchildren, London Ward, Hannah and Aubrey Osgood; brothers and sisters, Morton (Dottie) Barnes, Sherman (Arlene) Barnes, Norma Barnes Bramen and John Barnes; sisters-in-law, Beverly Levey (Dan) Nosowicz and Ruby Barnes (Woody) Winfield; dear cousins, Gerald and Mary Sterling. She was preceded in death by her brother, Rev. William Barnes; and sister, Evelyn Barnes Gilbert Smith; brothers-in-law, Jerry Gilbert, Ralph Smith, Bob Bramen, Harley Forrest; and sister-in-law Mary Barnes.  Star-Gazette from 7/9/2007 - 7/10/2007.

 

BARNES Norman W.

Age 60, of Sayre, PA, died suddenly on February 23, 2013 after a short illness in Easton Hospital Kindred Care Unit in Easton PA. He was born on July 31, 1952 in Elmira, NY the son of Morton Barnes and the late Dorothy (Gaines) Barnes. He is survived by son, Shane Barnes (Cindy); grandson, Ryan Barnes; father Morton Barnes; sisters, Pamela MacCoy, (Joe), and Tonia Wheeler, (Greg); several nieces, nephew, aunts, uncles and cousins. Norman graduated from Williamson High School in 1970, work for Walt Barnes on his farm. He was a truck driver for many years with Flickenger and Al's Leasing of Elmira, NY.  Norman enjoyed motorcycles, playing drums and guitar, was a collector of knives. But most of all he enjoyed being with family and friends. The family will receive friends at Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave. Elmira/Southport, on Saturday March 2, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM with Funeral and Committal there Saturday at 3:00PM, Pastor Randy Stilson will officiate. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family in Jobs Corners Cemetery, Jobs Corners, PA.  Star Gazette – February 28, 2013

 

BENSON - COOK, MRS. ELEANOR BENSON (SRGP 8824}
Mrs. Eleanor Cook, wife of G. J. Cook (deceased) diedat her home in Roseville, Wednesday, Dec. 5, at one o’clock, after a lingering illness of ropsy, being 81 years of age on August 10, 1923.  Her daughter gave her tender and ??? care during her sickness, and tried in every way to make her last days as pleasant and comfortable for her as possible.  She is survived by five children:  Merritt Cook, of Rutland; Otis Cook, of Mansfield; Mrs. Edith Stone, Georgie Cook, and Minor Cook, all of Rutland; two brothers, Lyman Benson, of Roseville; Otis Benson of Millerton; two sisters, Mrs. Rosetta Hayward, of Mansfield, and Mrs. Charles Hayward, of Jobs Corners; 21 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.  The funeral was held Saturday at the Baptist church at Roseville which was largely attended.  Two hymns, “An Unclouded Day” and “Rock of Ages” were beautifully sung by John Benson and Mrs. Nellie Watson.  Rev. Orey Crippen gave a fine prayer at the house.  Rev. Seymour Barrett, of Tioga, officiated.  Interment was in Jobs Corners cemetery.

BENSON CRUMB, JENNIE [SRGP 08845] [Weltha Jane Benson]
 Troy, Dec. 6—Jennie Benson Crumb, 76, of Millerton RD 2, died Saturday afternoon, Dec. 5.  [1953] She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Edith Holecek of Elmira; two sons, Ernest of Millerton RD 2, and Victor M. Crumb of Elmira; two sisters, Mrs. Matilda Pease of Millerton and Mrs. Josephine Wheeler of Lawrenceville; five brothers, Elmer Benson of Gillett, Emerson Benson of Odessa, NY.; Ashford Benson of Millerton, George Benson of Troy and Homer Benson of Lakeville, NY.; 14 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.  The body will be at the home of Mrs. Holecek, 823 Hazel Street, Elmira, and will be removed to the Job’s Corners Baptist Church for funeral services Tuesday at 2 p.m.  Rev. Kenneth McElwain will officiate and interment will be in Job’s Corners cemetery.

BIRD Hattie - GARRISON, MRS. A. E.[SRGP 80113]
 Mrs. Ansel E. Garrison died of blood poisoning after a week’s illness at her home, near Jobs Corners, at 9:15 o’clock, Monday evening, Feb. 8.  Mrs. Garrison whose maiden name was Hattie Maud Bird, was born at Daggett, Feb. 28, 1861.  She was the youngest daughter of Gates and Harriet Bird, who were among the earliest settlers of this part of Tioga county.  On Nov. 22, 1882, she was united in marriage to Ansel E. Garrison, of Jobs Corners.  They settled soon after their marriage on the farm where they lived at the time of her death.  She is survived by her husband and one sister, Mrs. Eugene Ayers, of Jobs Corners, also by four daughters, Mrs. Edna Tickner, of Rutland; Vena a stenographer of Prattsburg, NY., Zoe at home, and Ascha, a student in Meeker'’ Business School, of Elmira.  Mrs. Garrison was converted during her girlhood in Elmira, and united with the First Jackson Baptist church, Oct. 6, 1904, of which she has since been a faithful worker.  She was a faithful wife and loving mother and always thoughtful of the needs of others.  The funeral was held at the Jobs Corners church, Friday, Feb. 12th at 1 o’clock, the Rev. S. Barrett, officiating, assisted by Rev. Glaister, of Jackson, and Rev. Fred Smith, a friend and relative of the family.  Burial was in the family plot in Jobs Corners cemetery.

BIRD - (Thorp) Mrs. Isabella Thorp -[SRGP 42891]  Died of consumption at her home in Jackson, Tioga Co., Pa. Dec. 6, 1890, Mrs. Isabella Thorp, wife of Frank Thorp, aged thrity four years. Deceased leaves a husband, four children, a mother and two sisters to mourn their loss. The funeral was held Dec. 8th at Daggett's Mills, Rev. Dewitt Myers officiating and the interment was at Job's Corners.

 

BLADES Norma E. Blades Tickner [SRGP 42691]

91, of Mansfield, Pa., died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012, at Broad Acres Nursing Home, Wellsboro.  She was born June 13, 1921, in Watkins Glen, N.Y., the daughter of Wilber and Elizabeth Buchannan Blades. She was the wife of Louis W. Tickner who predeceased her on April 26, 1999. She was a housewife and lived in the Roseville area for 60 years.  Surviving are a daughter, Patricia (James) Dunkleberger of Mansfield; a son, Richard (Karen) Tickner of Little Marsh; grandchildren, Valerie Lechner of Mansfield, Steven Miner of Mansfield and Rick (Lisa) Dunkleberger of Wayne, N.J.; three great-grandchildren; and two great-great-granddaughters.  Family and friends are invited to call on Thursday, Oct. 25, from 10:30 a.m. to noon at Gary W. Wilston Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 130 S. Main St., Mansfield. A funeral service will be held immediately following calling hours at noon with Rev. Allen Hulslander officiating. Burial in Jobs Corners Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Roseville United Methodist Church, 4118 Rt. 549, Mansfield, PA 16933 or Broad Acres Nursing Home, 1883 Shumway Hill Road, Wellsboro, PA 16901.    Star Gazette – October 23, 2012

 

BOLT - MINNIE McCASLIN [SRGP 33444]
 Minnie J. McCaslin, 80, of Gillett RD 3, died May 16, 1990 at the Arnot-Ogden Hospital in Elmira. She was born July 18, 1909 in Fairview, PA, the daughter of Freemont and Alice Barrett Bolt.  She was a member of many religious organizations. She is survived by daughters, Mrs. Francis (Alice) McNett of Roaring Branch, Mrs. Ronnie (Winona) Hunsinger of Canton and Mrs. David (Mary) Breese of Canton; sons, Levi Rinebold of Columbia Cross Roads, Carl Rinebold of Bentley Creek, Willis Rinebold of Los Angeles, CA, Floyd McCaslin of Mainesburg, PA, George McCaslin of Millerton, PA; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; her brother, Claude Bolt of Roseville, PA; sisters, Laura Clark of Columbia Cross Roads, Frederica Barrett of Gillett; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held May 18 at the Vickery Funeral Home in Troy with the Rev. Raymond Valimont officiating and burial to be in the Jobs Corners Cemetery, Jobs Corners, PA. (TGR, Thursday, May 24, 1990) also The Daily Review, Towanda, PA dated May 17, 1990.

WILLIAM R. BRADFORD, 83, [SRGP 39405] of the Bradford County Manor diedThursday, Nov. 2, 1995, at the Manor.  He was born in Sylvania, Pa., on Feb. 29, 1912, the son of Bayard and Marie Rockwell Bradford.  He was a resident of Coryland, Pa., for many years, then of Wallingford, Conn., before returning to Troy in 1981.  He was predeceased by his first wife, Helen in 1952, and his second wife, Rose in 1979.  Surviving are a son, David Bradford of Gouvernuer, N.Y., daughter, Linda Thomas of Troy; three grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; also seven step-children and their families in Connecticut.  The family will receive family and friends at the Vickery Funeral in Troy on Saturday, Nov. 4, 1995 from 10-11 a.m.  A prayer vigil will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Father Ron Hughes officiating.  Burial will be held at Job’s Corners Cemetery, Jobs Corners, Pa.  –Towanda Daily Review.

BREWER, Eliza (SRGP 06413) - Mrs. Jefferson Prutsman died at her home in Rutland on August 4th, at an advanced age.  She had been a widow for several years."  (The Agitator: Wellsboro, PA., Wednesday, August 15, 1900)

BREWER, JUSTUS: (SRGP 65580)
Another old resident gone – Justus Brewer, a long-time resident of this place but who recently removed to Elmira, died in that city last Friday of pneumonia, after an illness of only two days.  His age was nearly eighty years, his birthday occurring on Feb. 29th, an occasion he only had an opportunity of observing once every four years. Mr. Brewer was a hard working farmer, his home here being on the hill opposite but above the cemetery.  When the railroad was built through this place, he erected a hotel opposite the station, which he conducted for a number of years.  It burned many years ago.  He was a man of iron frame, great strength and industrious habits, and only quite recently was compelled to abandon active work on his farm by reason of advancing age and consequent feebleness.  He then spent a few months in Mosherville and only quite recently removed from there to Elmira.  Deceased was worthy of the respect in which he was held by a large circle of friends.  After a long life of strenuous toil he has entered into rest. He is survived by a wife, two daughters by a former marriage, Mrs. Clara Hurley, of Elmira, and Mrs. Nathan Stewart of Jackson, and a small son Hendrick.  Two brothers also survive him; Lyman and Hendrick Brewer of Mosherville, and another brother Johnson Brewer of Wells, died only recently.  The funeral was held at noon Monday at the Mosherville church and burial was in the Job’s Corners Cemetery.  George Miller of this place officiated.  (from the scrapbook of Iva Riley;  no dates)

BREWER - Lyman Brewer, [SRGP 14742] aged 68 years, of Millerton, died Thursday, Feb. 5. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Mary Oldroyd Brewer; daughters, Mrs. Rexford Smith and Mrs. Warren Queal of Millerton, Mrs. Edson Rynearson of Mansfield, Mrs. Donald Butcher of Sidney, Mrs. Wilbur Andrews of Pine City; sons, Joseph and Judson at home, Grant of Bailey Creek; sister, Mrs. Charles Besley of Gillett; brothers, Fred of Gillett, Ray of Millerton; aunt, Lena French of Buffalo; 19 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Funeral was held Sunday; burial at Jobs Corners. - Wellsboro Agitator, 11 February 1948

BREWER - COOK, Nellie E. [SRGP 11579]
Mrs. Merritt L. (Nellie E.) Cook died at the family home at Roseville, Pa., Tuesday morning at 8:45 o’clock, aged 60 years.  She is survived by her husband; two daughters, Mrs. Ida (Ada) E. Cook, of Pasadena, Cal, Mrs. George Baker of Rutland, Pa., six sons, H.G., Wyckoff, New Jersey, Charles E. of Rutland, Louis E. of Elmira, James M. of Buffalo, Orrin M. of Rutland, Ray L. of Rutland; eleven grandchildren also survive her.  The funeral will be held at the Baptist Church at Jobs Corners, Thursday afternoon at 3 o’clock.  The Rev. Ora Crippen, of Tioga, will officiate.  Burial in Jobs Corners Cemetery.  (1928)

BRINK –BARBARA J. HAMILTON, 77 of RR2 Millerton died Wednesday, March 24, 2004 at Arnot Ogden Hospital in Elmira, N.Y.  Born July 24, 1926 in Elmira, N.Y., she was the daughter of Rodney and Cora Davis Brink.  She was the wife of Willys Hamilton.  They would have observed their 60th anniversary on Aug. 29.  She was a member of the Roseville United Methodist Church.  Barbara loved her family, gardening and her home.  She was preceded in death by a grandson, Jason Hamilton in 1996; sister, Shirley Bogaczyk and a brother, Rodney Brink.  Surviving besides her husband, Willys are a son and daughter-in-law, Joe and Cathy Hamilton of RR2 Millerton; two daughters and sons-in-law, Marilyn and Marshall “Pete” McClure of Roseville, Carolyn and Robert Scranton of Avon Park, Fla.; five grandchildren, Randy McClure, Rob McClure, Jamie Scranton, Joey Sue Hamilton, Nicole Scranton; seven great-grandchildren, Danielle, Jessica, Tyler, Megan, Brooke, Hunter and Brittany; and many special friends.  Family and friends were invited to call Sunday, March 28 at the Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory and Monuments, Mansfield.  Services immediately followed visitation at the funeral home with the Rev. Howard Woodruff officiating.  Burial was made in Jobs Corners Cemetery, Jackson Township, Tioga County.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Roseville United Methodist Church, RR 2, Box 1878, Mansfield, Pa. or to Jobs Corners Cemetery in care of Arthur DeGeus, RR 2, Box 183, Millerton, Pa. –McKay Scrapbook

BUNTE - Mrs. Myrtle L. Doty [SRGP 47826]
Mrs. Myrtle L. Doty, 76, 224 Birchwood Ave.   Wednesday, Dec. 20, 1944.  Survived by daughter, Mrs. Edna B. White at home.  Body is at Ballard Funeral Home where funeral will be held Saturday, 2 p.m. Rev. Leonard Basford.  Burial in Jobs Corners.

 Mrs. Pearle BURGESS Williams  (SRGP 81183) of Oswayo, Pa. died April 23. She is survived by her husband, Frank Williams, and father, C. L. Burgess, Elmira; a sister, Mrs. F. H. Foster of Geneva;a brother, M. R. Burgess of Chicago, Ill. Burial was in Jobs Corners Cemetery April 25. (handwritten on article 1931)

BUTCHER, Robert E. (SRGP 75024)
 Age 78, formerly of RD2, Millerton, Pa, October 24, 2002 at Troy Community Hospital. He was born October 11, 1924 in Wells Township, Bradford County, the son of Harry Sr. and Ruby Smith Butcher. Bob was a retired farmer. He is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Larry and Jane Butcher of Millerton, PA, Eddie and Margaret Martin of Elmira; daughters and son-in-law, Deborah Issacs & J. R. Ostrander of Canton, PA, Michele & William Bolt of Millerton, PA, Wendy & Jerry Hurd of Tioga, PA, Carla and Ted Bogaczyk of Tioga, PA;3 brothers, Harry Jr., of Granville Summit, PA, Harold of Stony Fork, PA, William in FL; sisters,  Hazel Toothaker, Lily Esias, Ruby Tanner, Carol Morrison & Blanche Gregory all in FL & Phyllis Houser of  Spring Mills, PA. Bob was predeceased by his wife, Doris in 1996, a brother, Raymond & a sister Mary Rusin. Friends are invited to call at the Gary Wilston Funeral Home, 18 N. Main St., Mansfield, PA, Monday at 1:00 PM with Rev. Howard Woodruff officiating. Burial in Jobs Corners Cemetery

Robert E. BUTCHER, 78, formerly of Millertown, PA died October 24, 2002 at Troy Community Hospital, Troy, PA.  He was born October 11, 1924 in Wells Township, Bradford County, PA, the son of Harry Sr. and Ruby Smith Butcher.  Bob was a retired farmer.  He is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Larry and Jane Butcher of Millerton, PA, Eddie and Margaret Martin of Elmira, NY; daughters and sons-in-law, Deborah Issacs and J.R. Ostrander of Canton, PA, Michele and William Bolt of Millerton, PA, Wendy and Jerry Hurd of Tioga, PA, Carla and Ted Bogzczyk of Tioga, PA; brothers, Harry Jr. of Granville Summit, PA, Harold of Stony Fork, PA and William in Florida; sisters, Hazel Toothaker, Lily Esias, Ruby Tanner, Carol Morrison and Blanche Gregory, all in Florida and Phyllis Houser of Spring Mills, PA.  Bob was predeceased by his wife, Doris, in 1996; a brother, Raymond and sister, Mary Rusin.  Funeral services were held October 28 at the Wilston Funeral Home in Mansfield, PA with the Rev. Howard Woodruff officiating and burial to be in Jobs Corners Cemetery. TGR

CARLEY, Clarence J. [SRGP 61281]
 Clarence J. Carley, 92 years old, from Mansfield, died Tuesday, January 30, 1968.  Friends may call at the Shaw and Robena Funeral Home, Wednesday evening 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral and committal services at the funeral home on Thursday at 3:00 p.m.  The rev. Orey Crippen will officiate.  Burial will be at the Jobs Corners Cemetery.  Survived by several nieces and nephews, including Miss Joyce Beach of Mansfield, with whom he made his home.

CHAMBERLAIN - SMITH, Lola C. (SRGP 28300)
Formerly of Pine City, NY- Age 96, of Bethany Manor, Horseheads, NY, diedpeacefully on Wednesday, December 24, 2008, at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Lola was the daughter of the late Olin N. and Leslie (Early) Chamberlin and was born January 11, 1912 in Columbia Cross Roads, PA. She is the beloved wife of Cecil J. Smith, who predeceased her in 1967. Lola is survived by her loving family: daughters and sons-in-law, Phyllis and John Sterling of Pine City, NY, Janice and Earl Strope of Elmira, NY; son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Marie Smith of Pine City, NY; along with 27 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren, 15 great-great-grandchildren, and was a grandmother to many others as well. She is also survived by brothers, Burdett (Dorothy) Chamberlin of Lawrenceville, PA, Glenn (Barbara) Chamberlin of Elmira, NY; sisters-in-law, Edna "Richie" Chamberlin of Mainesburg, PA, Lillian Chamberlin of Florida; along with numerous nieces and nephews. Lola was preceded in death by her loving husband, Cecil; son, Donald L. Smith; grandson, Donald C. Smith; brothers, Olin Lee Chamberlin, Walter Chamberlin and LaVerne Chamberlin; step-brother, Edward Andrews; sister, Nina Puryear. Since 1951, Lola was a furniture upholsterer and her work is still enjoyed by many area businesses. At the age of 90, she temporarily retired but still continued to sew. In 2003, Lola moved to Bethany Courtyards so she could enjoy the friendship and company of others. She greatly enjoyed and loved being around other people. Lola felt very comfortable as a resident at the Courtyards, and received the utmost love and care. She was known to many as "Gram". Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira/Southport, NY on Saturday, December 27, 2008, from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. Funeral services honoring her life will follow the visitation at 5 p.m. The Reverend Beth Bouwens will celebrate Lola's services. Interment will take place at the convenience of her family in the Jobs Corners Cemetery. Memorial donations may be directed to the Caton United Methodist Church. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 12/25/2008

COOK, CHARLES HAYWARD (SRGP 08797)
 Charles Hayward Cook, 66, of Millerton RD, died Friday, August 7, 1959.  He was a member of the Roseville Baptist Church.  Survived by wife, Mrs. Ruby Hoag Cook; daughters, Mrs. Darwin Neal of Mansfield, Mrs. Lewis Holton of Pine City, NY; son, Carlyle Hoag Cook of Millerton RD; sisters, Mrs. George Baker of Troy, Mrs. Frank Feller of Begota, NJ; Brothers, Lewis E. Cook of Sarasota, Fla., James M. Cook of Eggertsville, NY, Orrin Cook of Windser, Ontario, Canada, Ray Cook of Mainesburg; 6 grandchildren.  Funeral service was held Monday at 2 p.m. at the Shaw & Robena Funeral Home, Mansfield, the Rev. Orey Crippen officiated.  Burial in Jobs Corners Cemetery.

COOK, Charles H.
 Charles Hayward Cook, Millerton, Pa. RD 2, died Friday, Aug. 7, 1959.  He was born in Rutland Twp. on November 27, 1892.  He was the son of the late Merritt and Nellie Brewer Cook.  Mr. Cook was a prominent farmer in Rutland Twp all his life time.  On December 26, 1912, he was married to the former Ruby Hoag of Orchard Park, N.Y.  To them were born four children; Fern, deceased, Mrs. Darwin Neal of Mansfield, Mrs. Lewis Holton of Pine City, and a son, Carlyle of Millerton, RD 2. He also leaves six grandchildren; Darwina, Marynel, Dawn and Charles Neal, and Debra and Carlene Cook.  Charles Cook was a member of the Jobs Corners Grange No. 1110, and held the office as Master during 11943-1944.  At one time he was a School Director in Rutland Twp.  He was an active member of the Roseville Baptist Church and served as a trustee for several years.  Mr. Cook held the office of Assessor for Rutland Township until the past few years.  Besides his immediate family, he is survived by sisters, Mrs. George Baker of Troy, Pa. and Mrs. Frank Feller of Bogota, N.J.; brothers Lewis E. Cook, Sarasota, Fla., and James Cook, Eggertsville, N.Y. Orrin Cook,  Windsor, Ontario, Canada, and Ray Cook of Mainesburg.

COOK – Mrs. Edith M. Stone, 80, [SRGP 08794] lifelong resident of Rutland, died last Tuesday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Perry Gaige, of Mansfield RD3. She is survived by her husband, Fred J. Stone; sons, Lyman Stone of Jackson Summit and Milton G. Stone of Elmira; daughters, Mrs. Walter Smith of Millerton RD2, and Mrs. Perry Gaige; sister Miss Georgia E. Cook of Roseville; 12 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren. Services were held on Friday at the Jobs Corners church, the Rev. Orey E. Crippen officiating. Burial in Jobs Corners cemetery. – Wellsboro Gazette, 14 June 1951, p.6
 

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GAMALIEL J. COOK (SRGP 08790)
Gamaliel J. Cook, better known as Maley Cook died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Edith M. Stone, of Rutland, Pa., February 20.  The descendent was born in Tioga, Pa., in 1840.  In 1846 he moved in the town of Jackson and in 1850 located in Rutland, and has since been a resident of the town.  His widow, ES Cook and five children, Merritt, Otis, Edith, Miner and George Cook survive Mr. Cook; also a sister, Mrs. Lyman Benson who was too ill to attend the funeral.  He also leaves twenty grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.  Mr. Cook was always ready to lend a helping hand and was a good accommodating neighbor.  The funeral was held at the Jobs Corners Baptist Church at 2 o’clock Monday afternoon.  Burial was in the Jobs Corners cemetery.  Rev. Seymour Barrett, officiating.

COOK - Miss Georgia Cook,[SRGP 08793]  age 81, of Roseville, died Wednesday, February 12, 1958. She is survived only by nieces and nephews. Funeral was held at the Shaw & Robena Funeral Home on Saturday, at 2 p.m. Burial was in Jobs Corners Cemetery. - Mansfield Advertiser, Feb. 1958

COOK, Kelvin A.
 Age 21, of 613 Spaulding St., very unexpectedly in Ellis Hospital, Schenectady, following a brief illness, Tuesday, November 14, 1972.  Friends may call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Friday 7 to 9 p.m. and Saturday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral service there Sunday at 1:30 p.m., the Rev. Jay Edward Sale.  Burial Jobs Corners Cemetery.  Survived by mother, Mrs. Margaret (DeMartini) Cook of Elmira; brother and sister in law, Donald and Jane Tanner Cook of Horseheads; aunts, Mrs. Emily Mayer of Elmira, Mrs. Florence Cooper and Miss Mildred DeMartini both of Nyack, N.Y., Mrs. Francis Bichette of Tappen, N.Y.; uncles Ford J. and Olan L. Cook both of Roseville, Pa.; several cousins.  He was a member of the Lake St. Presbyterian Church; 1969 graduate of Southside High School; Honor student and senior at Union College, member of Delta Chi Fraternity; member of Tau Beta Phi Engineering Society.  June 1972 recipient of the Ralph Stearns award.

COOK, MERRITT L. (SRGP 08791)
 Merritt L. Cook, 75, a highly respected resident of Rutland, died Monday, November 18, 1938, at his home at Bailey Creek.  He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Lillian Levy Cook; five sons, hendrick of Wyckoff, N. J.; Charles and Roy of Rutland, Lewis of Florida, J. M. of Buffalo, Orrin of Mainesburg; two daughters, Mrs. Myrtle Baker of Austinville, Mrs. Ada Feller of Bogota, N. Y.; two sisters, Mrs. Edith Stone and Miss Georgia Cook of Rutland; two brothers, Otis Cook of Mansfield and Minor Cook of Rutland.  A private prayer service was held today at 9:30 a.m. at the family home.  Funeral services at the Jobs Corners Church at 10:30 a.m., the Rev. Orey Crippen officiating.  Burial was in the Jobs Corners Cemetery.

Card of Thanks
We wish to thank our friends and neighbors for their help and sympathy during our recent bereavement.  --Mrs. Merritt Cook and family.

COOK MINOR – {SRGP 08792] The funeral of Minor Cook, 67, of Rutland, who died July 5 (1947), was held at the Roseville Methodist Church yesterday morning. Rev. O. H. Travis, pastor, and Rev. Owen Barrett, officiating; burial in the Jobs Corners cemetery. Survivors are his widow, Mrs. Bell Sornberger Cook; a daughter, Mrs. Clarence Mayer of Elmira; three sons, Melvin of Nyack, NY, Ford and Owen of Rutland; and two sisters, Mrs. Fred Stone and Miss Georgia Cook of Rutland. – Wellsboro Agitator, 9 July 1947, p.3

COOK, Nelda C. Holton (SRGP 10091)
Nelda C. Southport Historian Age 76, formerly of Sebring Ave, Pine City, NY, went home to be with her lord on March 6, 2003 at the Green Home in Wellsboro, PA, where she most recently resided. She was born June 7, 1926 in Rutland Township, PA, the daughter of Charles H. and Ruby (Hoag) Cook. Nelda was preceded in death by her father, Charles in 1959; her mother, Ruby in 1965; sister Fern Cook in 1919. She is survived by her loving sons and daughter-in-law, Brett and Lori Holton of Elmira, NY; Kevin and Molly Holton of Wellsboro, PA; beloved grandchildren, Benjamin and Audrey Holton; Victoria Holton; sister and brother-in-law, Ina and Darwin Neal of Mansfield, PA; brother , Carlyle Cook of Horseheads, NY along with several nieces and nephews. Nelda was the Town Historian for the Town of Southport from 1968 to 2000. From 1982 to 1998, she wrote articles for the Horseheads paper, “The Chemung Valley Reporter.” She was also a member of the Chemung County Historical Society and wrote many articles for their journals. She had a great love for history throughout her life. Nelda was a member of the Pennsylvania Avenue United Methodist Church, a former member of the Chemung County Chapter of D.A.R., and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star#323, Big Flats Chapter. In 1989, she retired from the Broadway Animal Hospital after several years of faithful and dedicated service. Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, NY, on Sunday, March 9, 2003 from 6 to 8 pm. Calling hours will also be held on Monday, March 10, 2003 from 10 to 11 am in the Pennsylvania Ave. United Methodist Church, 1238 Pennsylvania Ave., Pine City, NY 14871. Funeral services will follow at 11 am. Her pastor and friend, the Reverend William Valet, will officiate. Interment will follow in the Jobs Corners Cemetery, Jobs Corners, PA. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Nelda’s name may be directed to the Pennsylvania Avenue Methodist Church Memorial Fund or to the Salvation Army, 414 Lake St., Elmira, NY 14901.

EMMA CORWIN[SRGP 85288]  Emma Wright Dies; Leaves 154 Descendants
Emma Bell Wright, 86, died Wednesday, Jan. 4, 1984, in the Green Home where she was a resident two years. Her husband, Lewis Wright, died in 1963. She leaves 154 direct descendants. Born in Elmira, NY, on Aug. 30, 1887. Mrs. Wright was a daughter of Seth and Elizabeth Brown Corwin. She was a member of Independent Bible Church. Surviving are five daughters, Mrs. Virginia Bell and Mrs. Shirley Chadwick, both of Dundee, NY, Mrs. Martha Morral of Wellsboro, Mrs. Audrey Kaszewski of Bath, NY and Mrs. Norma Wilcox of Dade City, Fla.; four sons, Arthur of Penn Yan, NY, James and Jerome of Pultney, NY, and Carol of RD2, Middlebury Center; a sister, Mrs. Edna Gillett of Wellsboro; a brother, Adrian Corwin of Moravia, Calif.; two half sisters, Mrs. Charlotte Smith of Elmira, NY and Bethaldo Wright of Dundee; two half brothers, Monroe Chamberlain of Sarasota, Fla.,. and William Mosher of Columbia Cross Roads; 47 grandchildren; 87 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren. The funeral was held Saturday at the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home. Burial was in Jobs Corners Cemetery. The Rev. Edwin Brooks, pastor of Dexter Baptist Church, officiated. – Wellsboro Gazette, 11 Jan. 1984, p.10

COVERT
Covert, Mr. Elmer C., age 89 of Jackson Summit and Daggett, Pa., Thursday, September 21, 1972 at Soldiers and Sailors Hospital, Wellsboro, Pa. Friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home Friday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral and Committal services there Saturday morning at 11 a.m., the Rev. Wayne Richards of Millerton United Methodist Church officiating. Burial in Job’s corners Cemetery. Survived by his sister, Mrs. Alice Van Horn of Hialeah, Fla., several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was a lifelong resident of Tioga County PA. and an employee of the Tioga County Highway Department.

COX - Nancy J. Hamilton, 73, [SRGP 42855] of Millerton, died Sunday, Oct. 23, 2005 at The Green Home, Wellsboro. Nancy was the wife of Marshall L. Hamilton. She was born June 18, 1932 in Jersey Shore, the daughter of Frederick and Cora Faulkrod Cox. Nancy was a member of the Big Elm Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. She is survived by her husband, Marshall; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Duane "Terry" [Dieu "Nikki"] Kinsman of Bow, NH, Mark Hamilton of Mansfield; three daughters and sons-in-law, Cathy [James] Jamieson of Euless, Texas, Connie [Rich] Hirsh of Morgantown W. Va., Sandra Hamilton-Ziegler and Greg Ziegler of Millerton; five grandchildren, Linh [Bill] Calhoun, Suzanne [Brett] Warren, Joshua Jamieson, Jeremy [Breanna] Snyder, Katie Snyder; five great-grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law, Wayne [Marilyn] Cox of Horseheads, NY; sister and brother-in-law, A. Jean [Bill] Holbert of Euless, Texas; several nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to call today, Wednesday, Oct. 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, 637 S. Main St., Mansfield. Services will be held following the viewing at 8 p.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Howard Woodruff officiating. Burial will be in Jobs Corners Cemetery, Jackson Township, Tioga County. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Nancy's memory to the Big Elm Fire Department, P.O. Box 249, Millerton, PA 16936; the Roseville United Methodist Church, RR2, Box, Mansfield, PA 16933; or the Jobs Corners Cemetery, c/o Art DeGeus, P.O. Box 183, Millerton, PA 16936. - Wellsboro Gazette, October 26, 2005

CRUM - FRANK CRUM, [SRGP 18486] age 80, of Gillett, PA died Friday March 18, 1966 at the Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre. Body at Vickery Funeral Home, where friends may call Saturday 7-9 pm. Funeral there Sunday at 2 pm, the Rev. Owen Barrett. Jobs Corners Cemetery. Survived by sister, Mrs. Leland Soper of Elmira; brothers, L. G. Crum of Elmira; William T. Crum of Bath.

Mr. Arnold Crumb, [SRGP 40638] a well-known citizen of Daggett’s Mills, died a few days ago at the age of 79 years.  Mr. Crumb lost both his arms during the political campaign of 1840 by the premature explosion of a cannon which he was firing on the island in the river at Elmira, NY.  For a number of years before his death he was also blind.  (Tuesday, January 17, 1894, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)

CRUMB COREY, MRS. LURA Crumb (SRGP 18491)
 Mrs. Lura Corey of Battle Creek, Mich., died unexpectedly at 12:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 14, 1937.  Funeral services were held Monday at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Crumb, of Job Corners, Pa., the Rev. Glenn Dewey officiating.   Burial was in Job Corners Cemetery.  Mrs. Corey leaves a daughter, Nora, and her parents.

CRUMB STACEY, MRS. CHARLOTTE CRUMB (SRGP 40685)
 Mrs. Charlotte Stacey, aged 76, formerly of Troy, Pa., died Friday afternoon at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Arthur Schneckenburger, 445 West Thurston Street.  Besides the daughter, she is survived by a son, Blaine Ide, several grandchildren, nieces and nephews.  The body is at the Hagerman funeral home and will be taken to the home of Mrs. Schneckenburger this afternoon.  The funeral will be held Monday at 2 p.m.  The Rev. L. E. Otter will officiate.  Burial in the Jobs Corners Cemetery.

CIVIL WAR VETERAN DEAD AT NINETY-EIGHT (SRGP 18803)
CUNNINGHAM, John Clark, Civil War Veteran, died June 5, 1936 at Tioga after a brief illness.Mr. Cunningham was born in Glasgow, Scotland, and came to the United States at the age of 15, with his parents, who settled in Tioga.  He served in the Pennsylvania Rifle Corp and in Co. A, 207th Pennsylvania Volunteers under General Cox, and was wounded in battle. In 1862, he married Miss Julia A. Crumm, who died in January, 1899.  Nine children were born to them, Mrs Edward (Mary) Mitchell, Mrs Jennie Sturdevvant, John and Fanny Cunningham, all deceased;  Robert and William H. Cunningham, of Olean, N. Y.; Mrs Bertha Abel of Rochester, N. Y.; Mrs Frank (Julia) Thornton, and Alexander J. of Smethport, McKean Co., PA.  Besides his children, he is survived by 15 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great-grandchildren.  He was the last of a family of 12 children.Funeral services were held Sunday, June 7, at the Tioga Baptist church, the Rev. Orey E. Crippen officiating.  Burial was in the Job's Corners Cemetery with military services conducted by Spanish-American and World War veterans.

LAST ’61 VET AT TIOGA DEAD AT 98

Tioga, Pa.—John Clark Cunningham, 98, Tioga’s last Civil War veteran, died early Friday, June 5, 1936, after a brief illness. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, he came to the United States as a youth. He saw service in the Civil War as a member of Co. A, 207th Pennsylvania Volunteers, and was wounded in battle. In 1867 he married Julia A. Curmm of Rutland, Pa., who died many years ago.Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Bertha Abel of Tioga and Mrs. Julia L. Thornton of East Smethport, Pa.; three sons, Robert C., and William H. Cunningham of Olean, and Alexander F.Cunningham of East Smethport; 15 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren who survive.The funeral will be conducted at the Oak Street home Sunday at 1:30 and at the Baptist Church at 2, by the Rev. Orey E. Crioppen. Military services will be conducted by Spanish-American and World War veterans at the grave in the Jobs Corners, Pa., cemetery.

 

CUSHING Virgil Cushing

 67, of Tioga, died Sunday, Jan. 2, 2011, at his daughter's home in Mohrsville.   He was born Oct. 31, 1943, in Tioga, a son of Arnold and Lorraine (Boehm) Cushing. He was the husband of Janet (Mores) Cushing.   Virgil was a self-employed house painter before his retirement. He loved fishing and hunting.  Virgil is survived by his wife, Janet of Mohrsville; daughter and son-in-law, Cheryl and Craig Styer of Mohrsville; two grandchildren, Macala and Mackenzie; a brother, Maynard Cushing of Tioga; six sisters, Gloria Clemens of Mansfield, Penny Cushing of Bernville, Marlene Gillett of Bath, N.Y., Sandra Thorpe of Covington, Jeanne Passeri of Roseville, Pauline Six of Mansfield; and a special friend of the family, Gale (Freddy) Fields of Bernville. Virgil was predeceased by his parents and two brothers, Ronald and Kenneth.  Family and friends are invited to call on Wednesday, Jan. 5, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory and Monuments, PC, 637 S. Main St., Mansfield. Funeral services will be held immediately following the viewing at 5 p.m. at the funeral home, with Father Joseph McNamara officiating. Burial will be in Jobs Corners Cemetery, Jackson Township.  Wellsboro Gazette – January 3, 2011

MORGAN DECKER SR.
 Morgan A. Decker Sr., 55, of Millerton, PA died Wednesday, April 22, 1992 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Elmira, NY after a short illness. Mr. Decker was born November 25, 1936 at St. Paul's, NC, the son of Floyd A. Decker and the late Lula Mae Bennett Decker. He retired after 27 years as a fork lift operator for Kennedy Valve, Elmira, NY. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Bertha E. Carson Decker, Bradford County Manor but formerly of Millerton; father, Floyd Decker Sr., Charlotteville, NC; daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and Richard Drake, formerly of Millerton, PA, Sharon and John Raynor, Wicomico, VA and Sharyl and Robert Austin, Millerton, PA; son and daughter-in-law, Morgan A. and Connie Decker Jr., Millerton, PA; brother, Floyd Decker Jr., Addison, NY; sister, Eunice VanOrder of Myrtle Beach, SC; two half sisters and special friend, Eddie Easson, Elmira, NY; ten grandchilden. Services were held April 24 at the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home in Wellsboro, PA with the Rev. Janet I. Beahm officiating and burial to be in Jobs Corners Cemetery, Jackson Township. (TGR, Thursday, April 30, 1992)

DECKER Morgan A., Jr. Age 46, of Marion, Iowa, formerly of Millerton, PA, diedWednesday, June 8, 2005, at St. Lukes Hospital in Marion, Iowa, very unexpectedly. Predeceased by his parents, Morgan A. Decker Sr. and Bertha E. Carson Decker in 1992. Survived by his loving children, Morgan A. Decker III of Millerton, PA, and David M. Decker of Ames, Iowa; loving granddaughter, Ariana Serrenity-Mae Decker; sister and brother-in-law, Sharyl M. and Robert J. Austin Sr. of Millerton; and several nieces and nephews. Murdock Lynwood Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Mr. Decker's final resting place will be Jobs Corners, Millerton, PA. [Note from Joyce - Jobs Corners Cemetery is still in Jobs Corners. It has not been moved to Millerton. This is another of our interminable Post Office consolidation issues.]
 

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DeGEUS - Arthur Norman DeGeus [SRGP 66164] was the firstborn child of George and Gladys Newberry DeGeus, on February 23, 1930 in Madison, South Dakota. The family moved to Pennsylvania to escape the dust bowl and established a dairy farm on Pumpkin Hill where Art grew up with siblings: Garret, Richard and Ruth. Art graduated from Mansfield High School and married Virginia Watts. He worked for 25 years with Swift Premium Meats in Elmira, NY. After the closure of the Swift plant, Art and Garret formed a partnership, DeGeus Brothers Garage at the state line. Art kept in touch with his farming roots by helping John Busia on his dairy farm. He was also active for many years as caretaker of the Jobs Corners Cemetery and a member of the Cemetery Association. Art was active for many years in the Big Elm Vol. Fire Department, serving as assistant chief for much of that time. Art's hobbies included bowling, deer hunting and watching NASCAR racing. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Virginia; brother, Richard; sons and daughters, Eugene (Liliana), Gene R.; Kay Bartlett (David), John, Brett, Sarita Merrill, Nathan, Kristi); Dale (son, Ryan); Duane (Esther), Michael, Megan, Jennifer, Lauren, Ashley); Ginger Gregory (Shawn), Josh Wood, Sara and Becky; and Donna Gooshaw (Terry), Andrew and Jeremy. There are 16 great-grandchildren. A celebration of life will be held on Tuesday, March 16, 2010 at 4:00 p.m. at the Daggett United Methodist Church with the Pastor, Jennifer Wolfe officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Daggett United Methodist Church, c/o Fred Messing, Church St., Millerton, PA 16936. The Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory & Monuments, PC, 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA is assisting the family. - Elmira Star Gazette, Mar.15.2010

DE GEUS - GARRET R. (MOOSE), [SRGP 66165] age 52 of Millerton RD 2, PA died Tuesday, January 17, 1989 at Soldiers and Sailors Hospital, Wellsboro, PA. Friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, 1050 Penna. Ave. Friday 2-4 and 7-9 pm with Funeral and Committal Services at the conclusion of the calling hours, Friday at 9 pm Rev. Allen Hulslander, officiating. Interment, Jobs Corners Cemetery. Those wishing may make contributions to the Daggett United Methodist Church. Survived by mother, Gladys Newberry DeGeus; brothers, Arthur N. DeGeus of Millerton, PA and Richard E. DeGeus of Belgium; several nieces and nephews. Moose was an auto dealer with DeGeus Brothers Auto Sales, former employee of American La France. Predeceased by his father, George DeGeus and sister, Ruth Dunham.

Mr. George G. DeGEUS, [SRGP 66161] age 80 of Millerton RD 2, Monday, May 10, 1976. Friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home Wednesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services there Thursday 1 p.m., the Rev. Charles Stewart officiating. Interment Jobs Corners Cemetery. Survived by his wife, Mrs. Gladys Newberry DeGeus; daughter Mrs. Herbert (Ruth) Dunham of Millerton RD 1; sons, Arthur N. DeGeus and Garret R. DeGeus, both of Millerton RD 2, Richard E. DeGeus of Middletown, N.Y.; nine grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; a brother Klaas DeGeus of Homedale, Idaho; several nieces and nephews. He was a retired Millerton area farmer.

 De GEUS - MRS. RUTH DUNHAM [SRGP 66163]
Age 46, of Millerton RD1, Pa., Friday, October 28, 1983. Friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Sunday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. with funeral and committal services there Monday at 11 am. The Rev. Max Furman officiating. Interment Jobs Corners Cemetery. She is survived by her husband Herbert W. Dunham; daughter Mrs. Denise Decker of Millerton; granddaughter Alicia Thompson of Millerton; mother Mrs. Gladys DeGeus of Millerton; brothers Arthur and Garrett De Geus both of Millerton, Richard of Middletown, NY; several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was a retired employee of Sears Roebuck in Elmira.

DAVID CORY DE KAY, age 22, of Millerton, RD 2, PA, Saturday, September 14, 1985.  Friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Sunday 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday 3 to 5 p.m. with funeral and committal services there Monday at 5 p.m.  Interment, Jobs Corners Cemetery.  Survived by parents, William and Rieta Boyden of Millerton, RD 2, PA, William and Naomi DeKay of Gillett, RD 2, PA; sisters, Mrs. Scott (Robin) Kent of Millerton, RD 2, PA, Billie Sue DeKay, at home; grandparents and great-grandparents, Shirley and Peggy Baker of Lawrenceville, PA, Vera Baker of Lawrenceville, PA, Martha Owlett of Addison, NY, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Boyden of Mainesburg, PA, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Shellman of Roseville, PA, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond DeKay of Pine City, NY, Cora DeGraw of Elmira, Heights, NY; step-brothers and sisters, Mrs. Daniel (Naomi) Roy of Hockesson, DE, Terry Deery of Horseheads, Diana Deery of Canton, PA, Cynthia Deery of Citra, FL, Henry Deery of Norfolk, VA, Donald Deery of Ft. Jackson, SC, Peggy Deery of Elmira, Kelley Deery of Elmira; several nieces, nephews and cousins.  David was a graduate from Williamson High School and a partner in Quality Drywall of Millerton, PA.  –Elmira Star Gazette.

DeMARTINI - MARGARET D. COOK
Age 75, of 613 Spaulding St., Elmira, NY, Monday December 12, 1983. Friends may call at the VanBuskirk-Lynch Funeral Home, Mill St & Grand Central Ave., Horseheads, Wednesday 3-5, 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at the Lake St. Presbyterian Church, Elmira, NY. The Rev. J. Edward Sale and the Rev. Virginia Sale officiating. Interment in Jobs Corners Cemetery, Job Corners, Pa. The family will provide their own flowers. Those wishing may make memorials to the lake St. Presbyterian Church or the American Diabetes Foundation in Mrs. Cook’s memory. Survived by son, Donald M. Cook, daughter-in-law, Jane Tanner Cook, grandson; Christopher D. Cook all of Horseheads, NY. Sisters: Mrs. Florence Cooper of Upper Nyack, NY, Miss Mildred DeMartini of Nyack, NY, Mrs. Paul (Frances)Bichette of Tappan, NY. Brothers and sisters-in-law; Ford J. and Evelyn Cook, and Owen and Shirley Cook, all of Roseville, Pa., Emily and Clarence Mayer of Elmira NY. Several nieces and nephews and a life long friend, Mrs. Nellie Brogan of Hamburg, N.J. Mrs. Cook was the widow of Melvin N. Cook who diedin 1965 and the mother of Kelvin A. Cook who diedin 1972. Mrs. Cook was a former Elder and Clerk of Session at the Lake St. Presbyterian Church, Elmira, NY. She was a retired employee of Milady’s Dress Shop of Elmira.

HOWARD W. DOTY, Remington Rand Retiree, age 83, of Millerton, PA diedon Tuesday February 4, 2003 at the Broad Acres Nursing Facility in Wellsboro, PA.  He was born June 4, 1919 in Jackson, PA the son of the late James and Eldora (Crum) Doty.  He is survived by his loving wife, Madeline E. Doty; daughter and son-in-law, Anita J. and Robert Wells of Piscataway, NJ; granddaughter, Laurel A. Wells; sister, Helen N. MacDowall of Elmira, NY; along with several nieces and nephews.  Howard retired as a machinist from Remington Rand after many years of dedicated service.  He was a Veteran of the US Army proudly serving his country from 1942-1946.  He was a member of the V.F.W. post in Blossburg, PA, member of the NRA and was an avid hunter and fisherman.  Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, NY on Saturday, February 8, 2003 from 7 to 9 p.m.  Interment will take place privately in the Jobs Corners Cemetery at the convenience of the family.  Memorial donations may be directed to the V.F.W. National Home for Children, 3573 South Waverly Eaton Rapids, MI.  –Elmira Star Gazette.

MARIE S. DOTY – Marie S. Grinnell, 90, of Wellsboro RR3 died Monday, Dec. 19, 1994, at the Green Home, Wellsboro. Born Sept. 13, 1904 in Millerton, she was the daughter of Ed and Ida Rogers Doty. She was a retired licensed practical nurse for Broad Acres Nursing Home, Wellsboro, for over 20 years. She was a lifelong resident of the Wellsboro area and a member of the Daggett United Methodist Church, Daggett. Preceding her in death were her husband, Lee G. Grinnell on Dec. 23, 1976, one son, Lester H. Grinnell, in 1991, and one daughter, Phyllis Howe in 1990. Surviving are four sons and daughters-in-law, Charles E. and Lucille Grinnell of Wellsboro, Mervin L. and Lottie Grinnell of Liberty, Robert L. and Diane Grinnell of Rome, NY, and Donald E. and Mary Grinnell of Wellsboro; five daughters and sons-in-law, Jeanne Perry of Middlebury Center, Malene and Donald Chilson of Carlisle, Carol Potts of Hughesville, Patricia and Joseph Dinan of Mainesburg and Nancy and Carter Clapsaddle of Hanoverton, Ohio; 45 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Friends called at the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, Wellsboro, on Tuesday, Dec. 20. Services were held there Wednesday, Dec. 21, with her pastor the Rev. Eric J. Shafer officiating. Burial was made at Jobs Corners Cemetery Jackson Township. – Wellsboro Gazette, 21 Dec. 1994, p.9

Tragic Drowning Causes Death of Millerton Boy:  Kenneth G. DUNHAM, 7, of Millerton RD 1, drowned in Otsego Lake, in the town of Middlefield, N.Y., Sunday afternoon.  The boy was declared dead at Bassett Hospital in Cooperstown, N.Y. by Dr. George Tillapaugh, Otsego County deputy medical examiner, Dr. Tillapaugh said the cause of death was accidental drowning, Oneonta state police said. Kenneth was the son of Mr. and M. Herbert Dunham of Millerton RD 1.  Kenneth was visiting his aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Richard DeGeus, at the American Baptist Summer Camp by the lake, Investigator Lyle H. Sage said. The boy was last seen alive by youngsters at the camp shortly after noon Sunday, Sage said. Kenneth was first noticed missing about 5:30 p.m. when he failed to appear for dinner, Sage said. The boy was discovered soon afterward in about six feet of water by a dock at the Pathfinder Lodge, a short distance! from the camp the investigator said.  Camp personnel and the Cooperstown Emergency Squad unsuccessfully administered artificial respiration, Sage said. Additional efforts were made to resuscitate the boy at Bassett Hospital. Sage said.  Kenneth, a member of Roseville Community Church, was to have entered second grade at Millerton Elementary School in the fall. Private funeral services will be held at the Olthof Funeral Home at the convenience of the family. The Rev. Theodore Gould officiating. Burial Jobs Corners Cemetery.  He is survived by parents Herbert and Ruth DeGeus Dunham; sister, Miss Denise Dunham at home; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. George DeGeus of Millerton; paternal grandmother, Mrs. Bernice Dunham of Millerton; several aunts, uncles and cousins.
 

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