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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

 

Middlebury Union Cemetery, Middlebury  Township, Tioga County PA
Obituaries

 

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Middlebury Union Cemetery Listing 2007

 

 

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Do You Know that you can search just the Obituaries on the site by using the three County Specific Obituary selections in the Partitioned search engine at the bottom of the Current What's New Page? You can narrow your search by including a key word in the cemetery name or a township name in addition to the surname you search. Then select the Find All Words option.
You'll also find obituary and other newspaper clippings using Clippings partition. Additional clippings can be found in the Birth, Marriage, and some other partitions. 

Reading a series of obituaries from a single cemetery, as they are presented here, is like reading the multi-generational history of a community. These people were the local populace at a particular time. The people buried here knew each other, were neighbors, relatives and school mates. They attended church together and engaged in "trade" or business.  All people are listed in alphabetic order by surname at BIRTH. Women identified by a married alias only and  for whom a birth surname can not be identified, are listed on the last page for the cemetery's obituaries.

CADY Celestia M.
Wellsboro Agitator - March 1, 1897
Several from this place attended the funeral of Mrs. Keeler at her late home, last Saturday.  She left a host of friends.

CADY Charlotte M
Westfield Free Press Volume XXXIV Thursday, February 15, 1912
Mrs. Charlotte Andrews - on Sunday evening, February 4th, of Middlebury.  Born near  Holidaytown on March 1, 1835.  She was the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel A. and Adaline Cole Cady.  Was married to Dennis Andrews on June 21, 1857 and began housekeeping in an old log cabin.   She is survived by her husband, Dennis and children:  Frances S. of Wellsboro, PA; Gardner L. of Tioga, PA.; Robert S. of Middlebury, on old farm; Grace L. Taylor of Little Marsh.  Also 1 brother, S. V. Cady.  Funeral services at home with the Rev. Jos. M. Henderson of Little Marsh officiating.

CADY Charlotte M
Wellsboro Agitator Feb. 7, 1912 newspaper clipping
Death of Mrs. D. Andrews
Chatham Valley, Feb. 5 - Mrs. Charlotte Andrews, wife of Dennis Andrews, died early Sunday morning, after an illness of only one day, aged 77 years.  She spent all her life in Middlebury township.  She is survived by her aged husband, who is very feeble; three sons - F. S. Andrews of Wellsboro; G. L. Andrews, of Tioga; and Bert Andrews of Middlebury; one daughter, Mrs. Fred Taylor, of Chatham, and one brother, S. V. Cady, of Middlebury.  The funeral will be held at the home Tuesday at one o'clock.

CADY Charlotte M
Feb. 8, 1912
Middlebury Mentions
Mrs. Dennis Andrews died last Sunday morning after a prolonged illness.  The funeral was held from the home yesterday afternoon.

 

CADY Leo Netto

Daily Messenger (Canandaigua, NY) - April 29, 1971

Mrs. Leo Lebar, a summertime visitor in Canandaigua, died Tuesday in Mills, Pa. after a long illness. She is survived by her daughter, Mrs. Carl Holtz of 250 Prospect St. and a granddaughter and grandson, both of Canandaigua.  A funeral service will be held in Koch Funeral Home, Ulysses, Pa. on Saturday at 2 p.m.  Burial will be in Kinneyville Cemetery.

 

CADY Porter Wesley
The Agitator - June 7, 1865
Obituary - Killed in the charge upon Fort Mahone, before Petersburg, April 2 [1865], Mr. P. W. Cady, Co. G, 207th Pa. Vol., and a citizen of Chatham township. "He fell," says Sgt. Vanduren, whose letter to the bereaved wife which is before us, "bravely fighting for his country and the restoration of order. A more faithful soldier was not to be found in the army, and more universally respected among his comrades. It seemed as the death of a brother."  The soldier can have no better epitaph.

CARD - Leona R. Card Storms TenEyck, long time resident of Little Marsh, died Feb. 1, 2010.  She is survived by two sons, Linn Storms of Middlebury Center and Leonard Storms of Little Marsh. A memorial service will be held for her on Saturday, April 17, at 11:30 a.m. at the Jemison Valley Brethren in Christ Church, 5870 Route 249, Westfield. - Wellsboro Gazette, March.31.2010

CALKINS Dale E. Age 54, of Corning, diedWednesday, September 13th, at Corning Hospital after a difficult and courageous battle with cancer. Family and friends are invited to call at Carpenters Funeral Home, 14 E. Pulteney St., Corning, on Saturday, September 16th, from 1-3 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. The Funeral Service will follow immediately after hours at 8 p.m. Burial will be at Middlebury Union Cemetery in Keeneyville, PA.

CARL – The funeral of Mrs. Grace Treat of Westfield was held here in the Methodist Church on March 24th. After the funeral 60 friends and relatives met at the home of Mrs. Treat’s sister, Mrs. Olive Ames. – Wellsboro Gazette, 1 April 1965, p.10

CARL – Nellie Keeney – The home of Herman Keeney is sadly afflicted. Mrs. Keeney, after an illness of only about a week, died last week Monday (6 May 1901). Heart failure and lack of vitality was the cause of her death. The funeral was held at Keeneyville last Thursday, Rev. G.A. Gardner officiating. Mrs. Keeney’s maiden name was Nellie Carl, and she was a daughter of Abram Carl. She had been in poor health for a number of years, although able to be around and oversee her work. She was a very quiet, amiable woman, and to know her was to love her. She had been a faithful and devoted member of the M.E. Church for a number of years and was also very devoted to her family. She leaves a husband and eight children, the youngest only a year old; an aged mother and one brother. The love and esteem in which the deceased was held was made manifest by the tributes of flowers at the funeral. Mr. Keeney was very sick at the time of his wife’s death and was unable to attend the funeral. He is somewhat better at this writing, although not out of danger. One of the children is also in a critical condition. It seems as if the hand of affliction had been laid very heavily upon this once happy home, but let us look up through it all and trust Him who doeth all things well. – Wellsboro Gazette, 17 May 1901, p.8

CARL - Mrs. Olive E. Ames, 84, of RD 2, Middlebury Center, died at her home on Monday, November 9th (1970) following a long illness. She was the widow of the late James L. Ames who died in October 1960. She was born in Argyle, NY on September 27, 1886, a daughter of the late John and Helen Gleason Carl. She was a member of the Keeneyville United Methodist Church. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Beatrice Wiggins of Delmar, NY; one son, Donald of Hollywood, Calif; 3 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Jess Lane of Rochester, NY; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held on Wednesday morning, November 11th at the Keeneyville United Methodist Church with the Rev. Kermit Shrawder officiating. Burial was in the Middlebury Union Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were made by the Kuhl & Spink Funeral Home. – Wellsboro Gazette, 12 Nov. 1970, p.12

 

CARPENTER Agnes

This community (Middlebury) was saddened Friday when the news reached here of the sudden death of Mrs. Benjamin Carleton, of Niles Valley.  She was taken to the Blossburg hospital Thursday morning in an unconscious condition.  She had spent nearly her whole life in this place.  She was the only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Carpenter.  Her age was 32 years.  She is survived by her husband, her parents, four brothers – Samuel, Earl, and George, of this place, and Lawrence, of Charleston.  The funeral was held Monday at one o’clock at the home of Chas. Carpenter; burial at Keeneyville.   Wellsboro Agitator, 3 December 1919.

 

CARPENTER, Agnes Carleton – Mrs. Agnes Carpenter Carleton, aged 31 years, 9 months, 24 days, wife of B.H. Carleton, of Niles Valley, died at the Blossburg hospital, Friday afternoon, Nov. 28.  She was born Feb. 4, 1888, at Tiadaghton, Pa., and was married to Mr.  Carleton at Corning, N.Y., April 23, 1913.  She was the only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C.E. Carpenter, of Middlebury Center.  The funeral was held at her parents’ home, Rev. Mr. Migarvey, of Corning officiating; interment in the Keeneyville Union cemetery.  Mrs. Carleton was a most estimable young woman and was loved by all who knew her.  She was never more happy than when she could be of help to the loved ones at home.  She leaves to mourn her loss her husband, her parents, and four brothers, Samuel of Niles Valley; Lawrence, of Crooked Creek; Earl and George, at home.  Wellsboro Agitator, 10 December 1919

 

CARPENTER CHARLES A.
Wellsboro Agitator, Tioga, PA-Wednesday, December 6, 1911
Little Marsh, Dec 4---Mr C. A. carpenter, aged 76 years, who has been in very poor health for more than a year, died at his home Saturday afteroon. Mr Carpenter spent nearly all his life in Chatham. His first wife was Miss Sarah Cloos, who died 16 years ago. To this union there were born 6 children who survive him--Mr Everitt Carpernter of this place; Mr B. D. Carpenter of Wellsboro; Mr C. V. Carpenter of Little Marsh; Mr E. Carpenter of Mansfield; Mr P. T. Carpenter of Highland, NJ and Mrs Lena Southworth of Chatham. Funeral will take place today and burial in Keeneyville Cemetery beside his wife.

CARPENTER CHARLES A.
Wellsboro Gazette - December 7, 1911
Middlebury, Dec. 6 - Charles A. Carpenter died last Saturday afternoon at his home in Little Marsh after a prolonged illness.  He was 76 years of age and leaves a widow and six children; Everett Carpenter, of Little Marsh; B. D. Carpenter, of Wellsboro; E. J. Carpenter, of Mansfield; Philip Carpenter, of Arlington, N. J.; Charles Carpenter and Mrs. Lena Southworth, of Little Marsh.  The funeral was held at the M. E. Church on Monday, Rev. Bass, officiating.  Burial in the Keeneyville cemetery.

CARPENTER EDNA
Wellsboro Gazette - 7 Feb 1907
Death is always a most unwelcome visitor, but when it takes from our midst the young who are just starting on the duties, responsibilities and pleasures of life, surrounded by a host of friends and relatives, it seems to have more than its full measure of sting.  Such are the facts in the life and death of Edna, wife of Ralph Gee, who died after five days illness of pneumonia, on Feb. 3, aged 25 years.  She was the daughter of Mrs. and Mrs. Edward Carpenter, of Chatham township, and was married to Ralph, son of Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Gee, of Middlebury.  To them was born one son, Master Robert Gee.   Last spring the family removed to Wellsboro where they occupied an apartment in rooms over the A. C. Close & Son store where Mrs. Gee died.  She leaves, besides her husband and son, her father and mother, two brothers, Valoris Carpenter, of Endicott and Paul, of Corning; two sisters, Theresa, wife of Lyle Ferris, Phyllis, at Shortsville.  The funeral is to be held at 1 p.m. today; interment in the Keeneyville cemetery.

CARPENTER Everett A. Age 82, of Little Marsh, PA, died November 16, 2004 at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro, PA. He was the husband of Marlene M. Ferris Carpenter whom he married August 31, 1952. Everett was born November 6, 1922 in Chatham Township, PA, the son of the late Neil C. and Jessie Angus Carpenter. He was a graduate of the Little Marsh High School, Class of "1940", and was a retired farmer and school bus driver. He was a member of the Shortsville Baptist Church, Shortsville, PA, and a U.S. Army veteran during World War II. Surviving are his wife; sons and daughters-in-law, Dale and Elaine Carpenter, Stone Mountain, GA, and David and Lori Carpenter, Lawrenceville, PA; daughters and sons-in-law, Jane and Howard Young, Mansfield, PA, Linda and Matt Whiting, Lawrenceville, PA, and Cheryl and Ed Jelliff, Clappertown, PA; 13 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sisters, Janice Mitcheltree, Wellsboro, PA, Shirley Hutcheson, Greensboro, NC, and Patricia Brackley, Greensboro, NC; brother and sister-in-law, Neil and Mary Lee Carpenter, Wellsboro, PA; several nieces and nephews. he was preceded in death by a son, Lynn Carpenter in 1961. Family will receive friends and relatives on Saturday, November 20, 2004, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the Shortsville Baptist Church, Shortsville, PA. A Memorial Service will follow at 3:00 p.m. with Pastor Ed Jelliff, his son-in-law, and Pastor Daryl Butler officiating. Burial in Middlebury Union Cemetery. Family will provide flowers. If desired, memorials may be sent to the Shortsville Baptist Church, R.R.2, Box 69B, Middlebury Center, PA 16935. Arrangements by Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, a "Life Celebration Home", 139 Main Street, Wellsboro, PA.

CARPENTER – Everett Carpenter, 82, of Little Marsh, died Tuesday Nov. 16, 2004 at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro. He was the husband of Marlene M. Ferris Carpenter whom he married Aug. 31, 1952. Everett was born Nov.6, 1922 in Chatham Township, the son of the late Neil C. and Jessie Angus Carpenter. He was a graduate of the Little Marsh High School, Class of 1940 and was a retired farmer and school bus driver. He was a member of the Shortsville Baptist church, Shortsville, and a United States Army veteran during World War II. Surviving besides his wife, are son and daughters-in-law, Dale (Elaine) Carpenter of Stone Mountain, Ga., David (Lori) Carpenter of Lawrenceville; daughters and sons-in-law, Jane (Howard) Young of Mansfield, Linda (Matt) Whiting of Lawrenceville, Cheryl (Ed) Jelliff of Clappertown; 13 grandchildren; six great grandchildren; sisters, Janice Mitcheltree of Wellsboro, Shirley Hutcheson of Greensboro, NC, Patricia Brackley of Greensboro, NC; brother and sister-in-law, Neil (Mary Lee) Carpenter of Wellsboro; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a son, Lynn Carpenter in 1961. The family will receive friends and relatives on Saturday, Nov. 20 from 1-3 PM at the Shortsville Baptist Church, Shortsville. A memorial service will follow at 3 PM with Pastor Ed Jelliff, his son-in-law and Pastor Daryl Butler officiating. Burial will be made in Middlebury Union Cemetery. The family will provide the flowers. If desired, memorials may be sent to the Shortsville Baptist Church, RR2, Box 69B, Middlebury Center, PA 16935. Arrangements are being handled by Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, Wellsboro. – The Mansfield Gazette, 17 Nov. 2004, p.6A

CARPENTER EVERETT E.
Wellsboro Agitator - June 5, 1940
Everett Carpenter
The funeral of Everett Carpenter of Little Marsh will be held Wednesday at Little Marsh where he died Sunday.  A prayer service for the family at the home at 2 p.m., EST, will be followed by services at 2:30 in the Little Marsh Methodist church of which he was a member.  Paul Carpenter will officiate, assisted by Rev. David Angus of Wyoming, former pastor at Little Marsh; burial at Keeneyville.  Everett Carpenter's brother, Philip Carpenter, was buried May 13 at Elkland.  Mr. Carpenter was born May 25, 1856, a son of Charles and Sarah Close Carpenter.  Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Rufus Owlett, of Osceola, Mrs. Ethel Murdock and Mrs. Joseph Reynolds of Little Marsh, Mrs. Emma Spurgeon, of Mansfield; one sister, Mrs. Lena Southworth, of Cowanesque; one brother, E. J. Carpenter, of Little Marsh; 11 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

CARPENTER HELEN K.
Wellsboro Gazette, Tioga, PA-- Wednesday, May 18, 1977
Helen K. Reynolds, aged 92, of Mansfield, formerly of Little Marsh, died May 10, 1977, at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital. The funeral was held Friday at the Little Marsh United Methodist Church, with the Rev. C. Richard Beach officiating. Burial was in Middlebury Union Cemetery. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs Elma Krihovsky, Broktondale, NY, foster son, Jesse Bliss, Wellsboro, two grandchildren, Douglas McDermott of Addison, NY and Mrs Mary Long, NC, several nieces and nephews, brother in law, John Hock with whom she resided in Mansfield. Mrs Reynolds was born Oct. 15, 1884 in Little Marsh, the daughter of Everett and Emma Van Dyke Carpenter. She was a member of the Little Marsh United Methodist Church, a member of the WCTU and a retired school teacher.

CARPENTER Janice C. Mitcheltree
91, of Pinnacle Towers, Wellsboro, formerly of Mansfield, Pa., died
Oct. 6, 2010, at Carleton Senior Care. She was the wife of the late Wilbur Mitcheltree who died
in 1987. Janice was born December 17, 1918, in Little Marsh, Pa., the daughter of the late Neil and Jessie Angus Carpenter. She was a graduate of Little Marsh High School, Robert Packer School of Nursing, and was a former Registered Nurse at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro. Janice was a member of the United Methodist Church in Mansfield, Pa.  Surviving are brother and sister-in-law, Neil and Mary Lee Carpenter, Wellsboro, Pa.; sisters, Shirley Hutcheson and Patricia Brackley, both of Greensboro, N.C.; sister-in-law, Marlena Carpenter, Little Marsh, Pa.; several nieces and nephews and several close friends. She was preceded in death by a brother, Everett Carpenter, and a sister, Miriam Gabrielson.  There will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010, at 2 p.m. at the Shortsville Baptist Church with Rev. Daryl Butler and Rev. Raymond Fritz officiating. Burial in Middlebury Union Cemetery. If desired, memorials may be made in her memory to a charity of one's choice. Arrangements by Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, a "Life Celebration Home," 139 Main St., Wellsboro. - Williamsport Sun Gazette, October 8, 2010

Wellsboro Gazette - April 15, 1937
Neil C. CARPENTER
Little Marsh - Neil C. Carpenter, 47, prominent farmer and business man, died suddenly of a heart attack, Tuesday.  Born in Chatham, on May 26, 1889, he was the son of Everett and Emma VanDyke Carpenter.  On September 7, 1915 he married Miss Jessie Angus.  He served as Justice of the Peace for five years, and was a director and chief adjustor of the Grange Insurance Company, being a member of the Middlebury Grange No. 705.  He belonged to the M. E. church and was an active worker.  Baseball also claimed his interest and he often played on the local team.  He is survived by his widow, five children:  Meriam, Janet, Everett, Shirley and Patricia, all at home; his father, Everett Carpenter, of Little Marsh; four sisters, Mrs. Lola Owlett, of Osceola; Mrs. Emma Spurgeon, of Mansfield; Mrs. Ethel Murdock and Mrs. Helen Reynolds, of Little Marsh.  Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon with prayer at 1:30 o'clock at the residence for the family, and at 2 o'clock at the M. E. church, the Rev. I. R. Peacock officiating; burial will be in Middlebury cemetery.

RAYMOND ELMER CARPENTER age 73 of Middlebury Center, Pa., Tuesday, July 29, 1969 at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro.  Body at the Kuhl Funeral Home, and will be removed to the family home where friends may call Wednesday afternoon and evening.  Funeral Thursday at 1:30 p.m. in the Keeneyville Methodist Church, the Rev. Kermit Shrawder.  Middlebury Union Cemetery, Keeneyville.  Survived by wife, Josie Cloos Carpenter; son, Lloyd Carpenter of Middlebury Center; four granddaughters; one great-grandson; one sister, Miss Ava Carpenter of Middlebury Center; brother, William Carpenter of Tioga, Pa.  He was a retired farmer and member of the Keeneyville Methodist Church; 50 year member of Middlebury Grange No. 705.  Friends who wish may donate to the Heart Fund.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 7/29/1969

CARPENTER – Mrs. Thyrza L. Ferris, of Little Marsh, died Sunday, Aug. 18, 1963. She was a school teacher; member of the Methodist Church, Little Marsh. Survived by husband, Lyle Ferris; daughter, Mrs. John Van Horn of Michigan; brothers, Paul L. Carpenter of Painted Post, Valorus Carpenter of Gibson; sister, Mrs. Harold Wilson of Mansfield RD2; 3 grandchildren; one great grandchild. Funeral was held at the Carpenter Funeral Home, Painted Post on Tuesday at 2 PM, the Rev. Schrawder officiating. Burial in Keeneyville Cemetery.

Description: Description: Description: Description: C:\TC\~srgp\new\msnslog3.jpgCARPENTER Thyrza Louise
Mrs. Lyle Ferris
Mrs. Thyrza Louise Ferris, 68, of Little Marsh, PA, died Sunday in Soldiers and Sailors Hospital at Wellsboro, PA., after an illness of nearly a year. She was the sister of Paul L. Carpenter of Painted Post and Valorus Carpenter of Gibson.  A resident of Little Marsh most of her life, she was born there on October 1894 to Edward and Mary Hulslander Carpenter.  She married Lyle Ferris in Little Marsh on Sept. 10, 1918.  Mrs. Ferris was a graduate of Mansfield State Normal, now Mansfield State   Teachers College, at Mansfield, PA, and operated a store in Woodhull before teaching for a time at Middletown, Del.  She was a member of the Methodist Church of Little Marsh and was past matron of the Woodhull Chapter, OES.  Surviving besides her husband and brothers are:  daughter, Mrs. John Van Horn of Michigan; sister, Mrs. Harold Wilson of Mansfield; three grandchildren and one great grandchild.  The body is at the Carpenter Funeral Home at Painted Post.  Friends may call today from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral services will be held there at 2 p.m. Tuesday, with the Rev. Mr. Schrawder of the Little Marsh Methodist Church officiating.  Burial will be in the Keeneyville Cemetery at Keeneyville, PA.

CARPENTER
Carpenter, Valorus B. (Val) age 78, of 55 College Ave., Corning, N.Y., Tuesday, Jan. 15, 1974 in the Monument Shop, Knoxville, Pa. Friends may call at the Carpenter Funeral Home, Corning, Thursday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. funeral there Friday at 11 a.m., Rev David Braid, pastor of the Calvary Baptist Church. Burial Middlebury Union Cemetery. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Heart Fund. Survived by wife Grace A. Potter Carpenter; two sons Wayne of Corning, Lynn of State College, Pa.; two daughters, Mrs. Porter (Jean) Deats of Coopers Plains, Mrs. Harold (Ruth) Moss of Corning; one brother Paul L. Carpenter of Toccoa Falls, Ga.; sister, Mrs. Harold (Phyllis) of Lindley, N.Y.; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was a self-employed monument dealer. From 1928 until 1948 he was affiliated with Carpenters Memorial Studio-he purchased the business from his brother, Paul in 1949, sold the studio to Carl Anderson in 1971, he continued to operate the Knoxville Granite works until his death. He was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church; the Cowanesque F&AM no. 351; Corning Consistory; he was an Armorer of the New York State Armory. He never missed a drill night in 20 years. He received a selective award Nov. 16, 1973 for 16 years service as chairman of the Selective Service Board; 44 years as a Republican Committeeman Town of Corning; Tax Assessor for Town of Corning, 12 years. Trustee for Gibson Schools for a number of years. Mr. and Mrs. Carpenter were married July 3, 1917, in Shortsville, Pa.

CASE John G
Wellsboro Gazette - October 21, 1954
John G. Case, 71, of Lyons, N.Y., formerly of Keeneyville, died suddenly on Friday morning, October 8. He had been a produce buyer for a canning factory near Rochester for the past 35 years.  Born November 30, 1882, he was the son of George and Amelia Robertson Case.  He is survived by one sister, Mrs. Maude Aumick, of Chicago, Ill.  He was an uncle of Mrs. Clyde Vanderhoof, of Wellsboro.  Funeral services were held on October 11 at the Methodist Church in Keeneyville, Rev. Richard Plants officiating.  Burial was in the Union Cemetery at Middlebury.

CASS - Anson Cass, an aged resident of this place, died on November 28th [1905]. He was the last of a family of 15 children. Funeral services were held from his late home on Thanksgiving day, Rev. Henry Goodrich officiating. The deceased is survived by one daughter, one granddaughter and one great grandson. Mr. & Mrs. Frank Seely, of Academy Corners, Mr. & Mrs. A. Ballman, of Corning, and Mr. & Mrs. Ed. Elliott, of Nelson, were among those from a distance who attended the funeral. Mr. Anson Cass and family and Mr. Willard Cass and family moved from New Hampshire 57 years ago to the farm where the former died. He lived to be the oldest member of his family, his age being over 84 years. - Wellsboro Agitator, December 6, 1905

CASS Doris E.
Age 95, of State Road, Middlebury Ctr., PA, died March 9, 2009. She was born May 4, 1913 in Nelson, PA, the daughter of the late Ray and Alda Niles Cass. She was a farmer, attended Keeneyville United Methodist Church and was a member of the former Middlebury Grange. Doris enjoyed the outdoors, crocheting and the "Price is Right." She is survived by several Nieces and Nephews, and Great and Great Great Nieces and Nephews. She was preceded in death by Brothers, Carleton, Earl (Bill), Floyd and Emery (Chub), and Sisters, Dorothy Rogers and Ruth Jackson.  Friends and family are invited to Doris's Life Celebration on Saturday, March 14, 2009 from 1:00 to 2:00 PM at Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, a "Life Celebration Home", 139 Main Street, Wellsboro, PA. Funeral to follow at 2:00 PM with Rev. Larry O'Dell officiating. Burial in Middlebury Union Cemetery.

 

CHAMBERLAIN Anna M

Mrs. Milo Warren, aged 85 years, died at the home of her son, Bryon Warren, in Middlebury, on Jan 2.  She is survived by two sons, Rev. J. C. Warren, of Oklahoma and Byron, of Middlebury; two grandchildren, Earl Warren, of Middlebury; and Mrs. Everett Cooper, of Chatham, and seven great-grandchildren.  Her husband died Jan 17, 1918.  The funeral was held last Saturday Jan. 4, Rev. Mr. Whaley officiating; interment in the Kenneyville cemetery.  Mrs. Warren was widely known and highly esteemed in the community where she spent her long and useful life.  Wellsboro Agitator, 8 Jan 1919    (She was the wife of Philo Steven Warren and mother of Jasper Chamberlin Warren  and Bion Snyder Warren)

 

CHAPMAN
Garland E. "Chap" Age 74, of Middlebury Center, PA, died Friday, October 22, 2004, at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital in Wellsboro, PA. Garland was the husband of Donna (Combs) Chapman. He was born on April 22, 1930 in York, PA, the son of Francis M. and Ada (Householder) Chapman. He was a U.S. Army veteran during the Korean Conflict serving with the 101st Airborne. Garland was a member of the Black Forest Snowmobile Club, Loyal Order of the Moose in Elkland, PA, American Legion in Lawrenceville, PA, VFW in Wellsboro, PA, Sportsmans Club in Arnot, PA, and the Bowling Green Speedway Preservation Society. He enjoyed hunting, riding snowmobiles, camping, motorcycle riding and spending time with his family. Garland is survived by his wife, Donna; two sons and daughters-in-law, James and Denise Chapman,  Frank and Stephanie Chapman; three daughters, Karen Merica, Fay Lambert, Kay Yeager, all of York, Co., PA; three stepdaughters and stepsons-in-law, Sheila Mort imer of Tioga, PA, Crystal and Steve Stage of Lawrenceville, PA, Vonda and Donnie Horning of Arnot, PA; a stepson and stepdaughter-in-law, Clifford and Dru Short of Tioga, PA; 14 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Gloria Bushey of Ogden, Utah, Joan Hamme of Dover, PA. Two brothers, Jay and Roger Chapman preceaded him in death. Family and friends are invited to call at the Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory & Monuments, PC 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA, on Monday, October 25, 2004, from 1 to 3 p.m. Funeral services will immediately follow the viewing on Monday, at 3 p.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Howard Woodruff officiating. Burial will be in Middlebury Union Cemetery, Keeneyville, PA. Memorial contributions may be made to the Bowling Green Speedway Preservation Society, c/o Chris Miller, 160 South Vernon St., York, PA 17402.

CHAPIN EVA
Wellsboro Agitator – February 20, 1935
Mrs. Joseph Cooper
Mrs. Eva Cooper, aged 69 years, wife of Joseph Cooper, of Little Marsh, died Wednesday, Feb. 13.  She is survived by her husband and a sister, Mrs. Burt Van Falkenburg of Westfield.  The funeral was held at Little Marsh Sunday afternoon; burial in the Keeneyville cemetery.

CHAPPELL Ruth
Wellsboro Agitator - September 30, 1908
The funeral of the late Ruth Andrews will be held at Knoxville today.  She died in the Williamsport hospital of appendicitis and was brought to this place last Friday.  She was a daughter of Oliver and Ettie Chapple of Knoxville.  Besides her parents she is survived by three brothers, her husband (Robert “Bert” Andrews) and two small children.

CHASE Della Jane
Wellsboro Agitator - February 27, 1946
Della Jane Button, aged 92 years, 11 months, and 15 days died at her home at Little Marsh Feb. 14, 1946.  She was the last of a family of six sisters.  She is survived by her daughter, Lena Ferris Faulkner, of Little Marsh and six grandchildren, Joseph G. Ferris of Little Marsh; Curzon C. Ferris of Sayre; Mrs. Howard Wilson, of Wellsboro; Mrs. Roberta Hammond, of Binghamton; Hilton E. Ferris, of Painted Post; Mrs. Richard Manning, of Knoxville; also 21 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.  She was a member of the Methodist church and for many years was active in all church work.  Known as "Grandma Button" to all she will be missed by loved ones and a host of friends.  Funeral services were held at the home; burial in the Keeneyville cemetery.

Wellsboro Gazette, Thursday, February 28, 1946
Della Jane Button, who would have been 93 in March died at her home in Little Marsh on Feb. 14. She was the daughter of Godfrey and Phebe Chase, the last of a family of 6 sisters. She is survived by her daughter, Lena Ferris Faulkner of Little Marsh and 6 grand children: Joseph G. Ferris of Little Marsh; Curren C. Ferris of Sayre; Mrs Howard Wilson of Wellsboro; Mrs Roberta Hammond of Binghamton; Hilton E. Ferris of Painted Post; Mrs Richard Manning of Knoxville; .....Funeral services were held Sunday, Feb 17 and burial in Keeneyville Cemetery.

CHASE Godfrey S
Wellsboro Agitator - July 13, 1886
Keeneyville, July 10, 1886 - Last Monday morning, as Frank Goodwin and his brother were peeling bark about half a mile from Keeneyville, they discovered the body of a man.  Notice of the fact was immediately given, and Dr. A. Niles and myself, accompanied by about twenty others, went to the spot and found the body to be that of Godfrey S. Chase.  After a partial examination the body was brought to the village and cared for.  At an inquest, held at eight o'clock the same evening, with Dr. A. Niles as physician and M. L. Wilson, Clark Roe, A. M. Keeney, C. V. Bixby, Ira Keeney and Dr. Niles as jury, it was decided that the deceased came to his death by apoplexy, no indication of his having been otherwise injured or foully dealt with being found.  A small amount of money, some keys, letters, etc. were found in his pockets; but a watch that he had carried for some time has not yet been found.  The deceased was a man of Christian character.  The funeral is to be held on     Sunday, July 11, at 11 a.m., and Rev. S. Butler will officiate.                      Geo. D. Keeney     Middlebury

CHURCHILL Byron E
Wellsboro Gazette, Tioga, PA--Thursday, December 26, 1946
Byron E. Churchill, 72, died at his home in Keeneyville last Saturday at 8:15,  following an illness of several months. He was born in Chatham township on April 24, 1874, the son of Franklin and Marinda Churchill.  He is survived by his wife, Nell Starkey Churchill and one son, Raymond, of Keeneyville. Three grandchildren also survive.  Mr. Churchill was a member of the Methodist Church, the Middlebury Grange and for a number of years was assistant  uperintendent of the State Highway Dept.  He had served in many offices including Justice of the Peace, constable, tax collector and was a county officer for four years as Deputy Sheriff.  At the time of his death he was president of the Tioga Oil Company, a business he has conducted for many years at Keeneyville.  Funeral services were held on Tuesday afternoon at the Keeneyville Methodist Church with Rev Mabel Johnson, of Lawrenceville,  and Rev. John Squires of Keeneyville officiating.  Burial in Middlebury Union cemetery.

CHURCHILL CHAD B.
Wellsboro Agitator - October 7, 1925
Chad Churchill died Thursday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Floyd Jackson; burial Sunday in the Middlebury Union Cemetery.

Wellsboro Gazette - October 8, 1925
Chad B. Churchill died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Floyd Jackson, on Thursday afternoon, at 4 o'clock. He was 72 years of age and had been in poor health for some time.  The deceased is survived by three daughters and two sons, Mrs. Grant Hurlbert; Dan and Wilmot Churchill, of Ithaca and Mrs. Ida Smith, of Larryville.  Funeral services were held on Sunday in the Baptist church at Shortsville, Rev. Willis officiating.

CHURCHILL DANIEL
Wellsboro Agitator - May 29, 1907
--Mr. Daniel Churchill, aged 82, died at his home in Middlebury a few days ago.  Four sons survive him - Philo and Morgan, of French Hill; C. B. Churchill, of Middlebury, and Charles, of Deerfield; also by two brothers - James, of Malvern, Iowa, and Franklyn, of Keeneyville.  His sister, Mrs. Rebecca Stowell, aged 80, survived him only ten days, having diedon the 16th instant.

CHURCHILL - MRS. EMMA WILCOX
 Mrs. Vera Edna Wilcox, 72, of Middlebury Center RD 2, died Thursday in Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital.  She had been there for a week. She was the widow of Emmons Wilcox and was born Oct. 8, 1899 in Chatham Township, the daughter of William and Dorothy Stevens Churchill.  She was a member of the United Methodist Church at Keeneyville and a member of the Elnora Rebekah Lodge. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Francis Kaukeinen of Middlebury Center; a sister, Mrs. Harry Seamans of Knoxville; two grandsons and nieces and nephews. Services were held Sunday at 2 pm at the Tussey Funeral Home.  The Rev. Kermit Shrawder officiated and burial was in Middlebury Union Cemetery.

CHURCHILL LILLIAN MAE
Mrs. Lillian Mae Short, 82, of Sabinsville, PA., Sunday, Dec. 18, 1960.  Survived by sons, Loren of Wellsboro, Alfred of Elmira, Dean of Lawrenceville; daughters Mrs. Mildred Southworth and Mrs. Lorena Coates of Wellsboro, Mrs. Lily Johnson of Corey, PA, Mrs. Sonya Kolestar of Sabinsville; 21 grandchildren.  Body at family home.  Funeral there Tuesday, at 2 p.m., the Rev. Cecil Palm, Middlebury Union Cemetery

CHURCHILL LILLIAN MAE
Mrs. Lillian M. Short of Sabinsville, died Sunday, December 18, 1960 following a lengthy illness.  She was 82 years of age.  Surviving are three sons, Loren of Wellsville, N.Y.; Alfred of Elmira, N.Y.; and Dean of Lawrenceville;  four daughters, Mrs. Mildred Southworth and Mrs. Lorena Coates of  Wellsboro; Mrs. Lila Johnson of Corey and Mrs. Sonja Kolesar of Sabinsville, and 21 grandchildren.  The funeral was held Tuesday with the Rev. Cecil Palm officiating and burial was in Keeneyville Cemetery.

CHURCHILL RANDOLPH
Wellsboro Gazette – March 29, 1906
Chatham Valley, March 28 – Randolph Churchill died at his home in this place last Tuesday of pneumonia.  He was 76 years of age.  He was born at Ithaca, N.Y., and was married about 50 years ago to Miss Fannie Close, who survives him with one son, William, of this place.  Mr. Churchill was one of Chatham’s most esteemed and respected citizens.  His death is mourned by the entire community.

CHURCHILL WILLIAM
Wellsboro Agitator - April 8, 1936
The funeral of William Churchill was held March 29 at the Shortsville Baptist church, Rev. Orrie Crippen, of Tioga, officiating; burial in the Keeneyville cemetery.  Mr. Churchill was born in Chatham township, Dec. 21, 1865, and died March 26, 1936, at the age of 70 years.  He was a man of quiet disposition, a true and loyal husband, father and neighbor.  His death followed a heart attack.  He was married May 21, 1891, to Dollie Stevens, who survives, with two daughters, Mrs. Harry Seamans, of Knoxville, Mrs. Emmons Wilcox, of Keeneyville, and three grandchildren, Clair Seamans and Bernard Seamans, Frances Wilcox and one niece, Mrs. Holger Smidt, of Hopewell, Va.  The pallbearers were Wm. Taylor, Allie Cloos, Homer and Berr Cloos, Jesse King and Joe Carl.  The following from away attended the funeral:  Mrs. Willard Kimball, Mrs. Winnie Mettler, Mr. and Mrs. Manley Cloos and Miss Wanda King, of Elmira, Mrs. Addie Webster, Mr. and Mrs. Ross Webster, Robert, Marnin, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Howe, of Corning, Mr. and Mrs. Gaylord Hinkley, of Scio, N.Y.

CHURCHILL WILMOT B.
Syracuse Herald Journal (Syracuse, NY) - Friday, January 30, 1959
Ithaca - Services for Wilmot B. Churchill, 59, who died Tuesday in Cleveland, Ohio, will be at 10 a.m. tomorrow at the Wagner Funeral Home.  The Rev. Henry G. Budd of the First Methodist Church will officiate and burial will be in Kenneyville (Pa.) cemetery at the family's convenience.  Mr. Churchill, who used to live in Ithaca and in Corning, is survived by a brother and sister in Ithaca, Daniel Churchill and Mrs. Ivan Kelts, and three nephews.
 

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