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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.
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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.

DAUGHERTY Alice M.
FULLER, Alice M.  Age 92, of Wellsboro, PA, died April 2, 2008 at The Green Home. She was the wife of the late Fred F. Fuller who died September 7, 1996. Alice was born February 6, 1916 in St. Mary's, PA, the daughter of the late John M. and Mary L'Abbe Daugherty. She was a graduate of Wilsonian High School, Angelica, NY, and was a retired secretary / bookkeeper for Callahan and Hooey, Corning, NY and the Penn Wells Hotel. Alice was of the Catholic faith, loved to write poetry, loved animals, especially cats, and was a supporter of the SPCA and U.S. Military organizations. Surviving are a special niece, Retired Lt. Col. Mary C. Fuller of Middlebury Center, PA; several other nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews, great-great-nieces and nephews and great-great-great-nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brothers, Charles Daugherty, John Daugherty and James Daugherty, and sisters, Mary Goodwin and Margaret Fuller. Friends and family are invited to Alice's Life Celebration on Saturday, April 12, 2008, from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. at Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, a Life Celebration Home, 139 Main Street, Wellsboro, PA. A Memorial Service will follow at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Eugene A. Charsky officiating. If desired, memorials in her memory may be made to The Green Free Library, 134 Main Street, Wellsboro, PA 16901, or to the SPCA, 11765 Rt. 6, Wellsboro, PA 16901.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 4/4/2008.

DAUGHERTY - FULLER
Margaret L. Age 94, of Norris Brook Road, Middlebury Center, PA, died November 11, 2006 at The Green Home. She was the wife of Glenn Fuller who died February 1, 1988. Margaret was born September 2, 1912 in St. Marys, PA, the daughter of the late John and Mary C. L'Abbe Daugherty. She was raised Catholic but also expressed her faith serving and worshiping in local Methodist Churches. She was a former member of the Little Marsh Grange and the Little Marsh Ladies Club. Margaret was an accomplished knitter and crocheter and liked working in her kitchen where she baked, canned and made homemade root beer. She was also an avid Yankees fan. Surviving are daughters and sons-in-law, Rt. Lt. Col. Mary C. Fuller, Middlebury Ctr., PA, Barbara A. and Kenneth Palmer, Little Marsh, PA, and Marina and Mick Swartwood, Westfield, PA; sons and daughters-in-law, Dr. Glenn L. and Dorothy Fuller, Memphis, TN, John Fuller, Middlebury Ctr., PA, and Ted and Janet Fuller, Sr., Mansfield, PA; sister, Alice M. Fuller, Wellsboro, PA; 19 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by brothers, Charles, James and John Daugherty; sister, Mary Goodwin; and daughter-in-law, Bette Fuller. Calling hours will be from 10:00–11:00 a.m. on Friday, November 17, 2006, at Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, 139 Main Street, Wellsboro. A Memorial Service will follow at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Eugene Charsky officiating. Following the service, a luncheon will be held at the Little Marsh Fire Hall. Burial in Middlebury Union Cemetery. Family will provide flowers. If desired, Memorials in her memory may be sent to the Little Marsh United Methodist Church, the Chatham Fire Department, or the Activities Department of The Green Home.

DAVIS Albert E
Wellsboro Agitator - April 15, 1931
Chatham Valley, April 13—The funeral of the late Albert E. Davis was held at his home in Chatham Valley April 2. Mr. Davis died March 29, at the Packer hospital at Sayre. He was the oldest son of Elphens and Emily Knickerbocker Davis, and was born in Chatham, December 4. 1862. He spent all his life in Chatham and vicinity. Mr. Davis had a host of friends in this community, who will mourn his loss. In 1885 he married Cora Spauldng Davis and too them six childen were born, Walda, deceased,Ray Davis, of Chatham; Mrs. Bessie Sherer, of Knoxville; Mrs.Emily Starkey of Middlebury Center; Merton Davis, of Cornng and Hugh at home, and eight grandchildren, Ellen, George, Walda, Emery, Grace, Davis, Eleanor Sherer, Doris and Caroline Starky, and two brothers, Elwin Davis, of Harrisburg, Clarence Davis of Elmira. Mr. Davis was a member of  the Baptist church of Chatham, I. O. 0. F., and Grange at Keeneyville. A large delegation of the Odd Fellows attended the funeral in a body. Rev. Mabal Johnson conducted the prayer service; burial in the Keeneyville cemetery.

DAVIS BERT DANIEL “BERTIE”
Wellsboro Gazette - January 7, 1932
Bert Davis, aged 51 years of Chatham, died Wednesday at the Blossburg Hospital.  He is survived by his wife, four daughters and one son, and two brothers, Emmet R. Davis, of Westfield, and Elmer Davis, of Little Marsh.  The funeral was held Sunday; burial in the Keeneyville cemetery.

DAVIS CALVIN W.
Wellsboro Gazette – March 15, 1901
Little Marsh, March 14 – Calvin W. Davis, an aged resident of this township, died last Friday morning, in the 85th year of his age.  He had been in poor health for several years.  He was one of the pioneer settlers of Chatham township and in his early days gained considerable of a reputation for making whiplashes from deer skins tanned by himself.  He was familiarly known by many as “Whiplash” Davis, owing to his occupation.  He made thousands of whip lashes, for which he received 25 cents to $1 each.  The funeral was held at Chatham Valley on Sunday, Rev. Allett, of this place, officiating.  The deceased is survived by ten children, all of whom, with the exception of one – Daniel, who lives in Nebraska – were present at the funeral.  He is also survived by 20 grandchildren and 35 great grandchildren.

 

DAVIS Claude

Wellsboro Gazette – January 15, 1976

Claude Davis, age 87, of Wellsboro, died Thursday, January 8, 1976 in Wellsboro.  Funeral services were held at the Tussey Funeral Home with Rev. C. Richard Beach officiating. Burial was in Middlebury Union Cemetery.  He is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Leland (Leina) Farnsworth of Middlebury,

Mrs. Harold (Rose) Harriett of Tioga, Mrs. Leland (Mary) King of Middlebury, Mrs. Burdette (Ruth) Marsh of Knoxville; 16 grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; sister-in-law, Mrs. Myrtie Davis of Little Marsh; three stepchildren; 16 step-grandchildren; 23 step great-grandchildren. Mr. Davis was a retired farmer.

 

DAVIS Denzel R

Wellsboro Gazette, Tioga, PA--Thurs., Dec 11, 1975

Denzel R. Davis, 74, of Little Marsh, died Monday, Dec. 1, 1975, in Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro. Born April 27, 1901, in Little Marsh, he was the son of Elmer and Maude Smith Davis. He was retired as a care taker for the PA Dept of Transportation. Surviving are his wife, the former Eleanor Short, one daughter, Mrs. Ernest Moore, of Little Marsh, 2 sisters, Mrs. Velma McDermott of Youngstown, Ohio, and Mrs. Wanda Daniels of Daytona Beach, FL ....... Funeral was held Thursday and burial in Middlebury Union Cemetery.

 

DAVIS ELISHA J
Wellsboro Agitator - April 24, 1918
Elisha J. Davis died April 14, after a long illness from cancer.  He was 79 years old the 29th of last December, and had lived in or near Little Marsh almost his entire life.  He was born in Otsego county, NY.  He is survived by his second wife, five sons and one daughter, Alfred, of Montour Falls, N.Y.; Bert of Keeneyville; Emmett of Westfield; Elmer, of Little Marsh; and Rose, wife of Joseph Graves, of Little Marsh.  He is also survived by five brothers, all residents of this county, except one, Daniel Davis, of Nebraska; the others are Alfred, Wallace, Frank and Wilson.  Funeral services were held in the Little Marsh church Wednesday afternoon; interment in the Keeneyville cemetery.

 

DAVIS Elmer

Wellsboro Gazette – December 22, 1949

Final rites for Elmer Davis retired Little Marsh farmer were conducted Saturday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Reba Ferris at Little Marsh with burial at Keeneyville.  Mr. Davis died last Wednesday at the Blossburg State Hospital following an extended illness.  Survivors include one son, Denzel of Little Marsh; four daughters, Mrs. Ferris of Little Marsh, Mrs. Wanda Kendrick of Mansfield, Mrs. Velma McDermott of Youngstown Ohio and Mrs. Audrey Brott of Keeneyville; 11 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

 

DAVIS Emery M.
Age 80, of Middlebury Center, PA, died February 20, 2009 at the home of his son. He was the husband of the late Janet Taylor Davis. Emery was born November 24, 1928 in Chatham Township, the son of the late A. Ray and Jesse Ransom Davis. He was a farmer and long time member of the Holiday Christian and Missionary Alliance Church and more recently a member of the Shortsville Baptist Church. He was active in his churches serving as an elder, trustee and Sunday school teacher. Surviving are sons, Gregory E. (Nancy) Davis, Penn Yan, NY, Roderick P. (Janelle) Davis, Middlebury Center, PA, and Phillip R. Davis, Dalton, NY; daughters, Melanie D. (Dale) Miller, Wellsboro, PA, and Kenda L. (Damon) Baker, Osceola, PA; thirteen grandsons, three granddaughters; sister, Grace (Leon) Johnson, Troy, PA. He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Daryl Arlen Davis. Friends and family are invited to Emery's Life Celebration on Sunday, February 22, 2009 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, a "Life Celebration Home", 139 Main Street, Wellsboro, PA. Funeral service will be held Monday, February 23, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. at the Shortsville Baptist Church with Rev. Daryl Butler and Rev. Robert Shuey officiating. Burial in Middlebury Union Cemetery will follow. If desired, memorials may be made in his memory to the Shortsville Baptist Church.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 2/21/2009

DAVIS - Ernest D. Davis, 69, of Tioga Street, Wellsboro, dies at the Parsell's Nursing Home. He was born October 6, 1889 in Little Marsh, the son of Frank and Jane Frank Davis. He was a retired funeral director, having graduated from Echels College in Phila. in 1922. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Nina VanNess Davis; a daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Probst of Wellsboro; a brother, Frank E. Davis of Little Marsh, and one grandson. Funeral services were held Monday at 139 Main Street, Wellsboro with the Rev. John Squires of the Whitneyville Methodist Church, officiating. Burial was in Middlebury Union Cemetery. 1958

 

DAVIS Frank E

Wellsboro Gazette, Tioga, PA -- Thursday, September 17, 1970, Pg 5

Frank E. Davis, 76, of Little Marsh died last Thursday (Sept. 10,1970) in the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital. Mr Davis was born April 29, 1894 in Chatham Township, the son of Frank and Jane Frank Davis. He was a member of the Little Marsh Methodist Church and was a justice of peace since 1923. He is survived by a daughter, Mrs Frank (Helen) Moss of Little Marsh and two grandsons. Funeral services were held Saturday at the Tussey Funeral Home. The Rev. Kermit Shrawder officiated. Burial was in the Middlebury Union Cemetery.

 

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Lakeland, Fla. —  Hugh K. Davis, 102, of Lakeland, formerly of Middlebury Center, Pa., died Friday, Oct. 29, 2010 at his residence. He was a retired dairy farmer. Survivors include sons Richard Davis and Eugene Davis, both of Middlebury Center, Pa., Ross Davis of Wellsboro, Pa.; daughters Marieta Hopkins of Lakeland, Connie Stamile of Middlebury Center, Pa. Calling hours are 6-8 p.m. Friday at the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, 139 Main St., Wellsboro, Pa. and noon to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Shortville Baptist Church. Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Daryl Butler officiating. Burial will be in Middlebury Union Cemetery. - Corning Leader, October 31, 2010

Hugh K. Davis, 102, of Lakeland, Fla., formerly of Middlebury Center, died
Friday, Oct. 29, 2010, at his residence.  He was the husband of Edith V. Patterson Davis who died Sept. 5, 2010. Hugh was born May 13, 1908 in Chatham Township, the son of the late Albert E. and Cora Spaulding Davis. He was a graduate of Shortsville School and attended Wellsboro High School. Hugh was a retired dairy farmer and had worked for Eberle Tanning Company, Westfield. He was a member of the Shortsville Baptist Church, enjoyed his family, farming and gardening, and was born at the Davis homestead where he resided all of his life. Surviving are sons and daughters-in-law, Richard and Joan Davis of Middlebury Center, Eugene and Carol Davis of Middlebury Center, Ross and Diana Davis of Wellsboro; daughters and sons-in-law, Marieta and John Hopkins of Lakeland, Fla., Connie and Clif Stamile of Middlebury Center; 16 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by twins, Joyce and Lauris. Friends and family are invited to Hugh's Life Celebration on Friday, Nov. 5, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, a "Life Celebration Home," 139 Main St., Wellsboro and again on Saturday, Nov. 6, from noon to 1 p.m. at the Shortsville Baptist Church. Funeral will follow at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Daryl Butler officiating. Burial will be in Middlebury Union Cemetery. If desired, memorials may be made in his memory to the Shortsville Baptist Church.  Wellsboro Gazette - October 31, 2010

DAVIS JOHN E.
Wellsboro Agitator - December 17, 1930
John E. Davis, aged 59 years, died December 11, following several years' illness of Bright's Disease.  He was the son of Elisha and Arvilla Davis, of Chatham.  Burial in the Keeneyville cemetery.  Mr. Davis is survived by his widow, a son, Gurney Davis, of Ithaca; three brothers, Emmet R. Davis, of Westfield; Elmer and Bert Davis, of Little Marsh.

DAVIS LENNA M. MOORE
Lenna M. Moore, 79, of Little Marsh RR 4 died Thursday, Dec. 7, 2000, at the Green Home, Wellsboro. Born Nov. 25, 1921, in Chatham Township, she was the daughter of Denzel and Eleanor Short Davis.  She was a former employee for the Osceola Big M, Osceola.  She was a member of the Little Marsh United Methodist Church and a member of Elnora Rebekah Lodge #28, Keeneyville.  She served on the board of Middlebury Union Cemetery and the Little Marsh Election Board.  Preceding her in death were her husband, Ernest R. Moore, on Aug. 22, 1998; and one daughter, Fonda (Susie) Sherman, in August 1999.  Surviving are one daughter and son-in-law, Sonja and Howard McLean of Elkland; two sons and daughters-in-law, Denzel and Roxie Moore of Campbell, N.Y., and Richard and Robin Moore of Osceola; one sister-in-law, Creta Gee of Elmira, N.Y.; one brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Leland and Mary Moore of Elkland; one sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Winifred and Wayne Carl of Knoxville; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.  Calling hours were held Saturday, Dec. 9, at the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, Wellsboro, where a service was also held by the Rebekah Lodge #28.  Funeral services were held there Sunday, Dec. 10, with the Rev. Kenneth R. Kitzmiller officiating. Burial was made at Middlebury Union Cemetery.  Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, Tioga County Unit, 1948 East Third Street, Williamsport, Pa. 17701

LYNN W. DAVIS SR., age 45, of Little March, PA, died October 4, 2003 at home.  He was the husband of Perrietta E. Cook.  They would have celebrated their 18th wedding anniversary on October 5th, 2003.  Lynn was born April 30, 1958 in Wellsboro, the son of the late Mark B. and June L. Jenkins Davis.  He was a lifelong resident of Little Marsh, and worked for Phillips Lighting (Formerly Westinghouse), Bath, NY, for 16 years.  He was a member of the Little Marsh United Methodist Church and loved spending time with his family, cat and dog.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, cutting wood and the great outdoors.  Surviving are his wife; son, Lynn W. Davis, Jr. at home; sisters, Marion A. Wood, Middlebury Center, PA, and Nancy Jo Bennett, Osceola, PA; several nieces and nephews; cat, Buttercup; and dog, Jake.  Friends and relatives are invited to Lynn’s Life Celebration on Wednesday, October 8, 2003, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, a “Life Celebration Home,” 139 Main St., Wellsboro, PA.  Funeral there Thursday, October 9, 2003, at 11 a.m. with Pastor Beth Stutler officiating.  Burial in Middlebury Union Cemetery.  If desired, memorials may be sent to the Little Marsh United Methodist Church, in Memory of Lynn W. Davis, Sr. –Elmira Star Gazette

 

DAVIS Rose

Wellsboro Agitator - December 30, 1925

Little Marsh, Dec. 28 - Mrs. Rose Graves died at her home Saturday morning, Dec. 26, after a long illness. She is survived by her husband and one daughter, Mrs. Wright Bloom and a niece, Mrs. Kenneth Fuller, who has lived with her from babyhood; also four brothers; Elmer Davis, of this place; Bert Davis of Keeneyville; John Davis of Knoxville and Emmet Davis, of Westfield.  The funeral will be held from the family home here, Tuesday, Dec. 29 at 1 o'clock.  

 

Mrs. Rose Davis Graves, wife of Jospeh Graves, died Saturday morning at her home, after a year’s suffering. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elisha Davis and was 52 years old.  The deceased is survived by her husband, one daughter, Mrs. Wright Bloom, and a niece, Mrs. Kenneth Fuller; also four brothers – Elmer and Burt of this place, Ernest of Westfield and John, of Knoxville.  Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon, at the late home; burial at Keeneyville.

 

DAVIS SYLVINIA S
Westfield Free Press Volume No. XXVIII - Thursday, February 1, 1906
Mrs. G. W. Short of Chatham Valley, died of dropsy on Friday morning Jan. 26th.  She was fifth-eight years of age and is survived by her husband, Washington Short, two daughters, Mrs. Wallace Niles and Miss Myrtle and son Ellis.  Funeral held Sunday from Baptist Church of Chatham Valley.  Rev. J. W. Ingerick officiating.

 

DAVIS SYLVINA S
Wellsboro Agitator, Tioga, PA-- Wednesday, January 31, 1906
Mrs. Sylvina Davis Short, aged 59, wife of Mr. G W Short, died on Thursday at her home in Shortsville, Chatham township. Her husband, one son, Ellis, and 2 daughters, Mrs. Wallace Niles of Farmington and Myrtle, who resides at home, survive her. Funeral services were held on Sunday at 10am.

 

DAVIS Sylvina L Short

Chatham Valley, Jan. 31 - Mrs. Savina Short, aged 59 years, wife of G. W. Short, died last Thursday with heart disease, with which she had been afflicted for a long time.  She was born in Otsego County, N.Y., June 14, 1847, and was one of ten children of Calvin and Emily Davis, deceased.  She is survived by her husband and two daughters, Emma, wife of Wallace Niles; Myrtle, at home and one son, Ellis.  She is also survived by seven brothers.  Mrs. Short was a member of the Free Will Baptist church and was a most active and helpful worker for its welfare.  She was a faithful and devoted wife and mother and her death is mourned by all who knew her.  Funeral services were held Sunday morning at 10 o'clock at the Baptist church and were largely attended.  Burial at the Keeneyville cemetery.

Waldo Ray DAVIS, 74, Little Marsh RR 4, PA died November 26, 1997 at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro, PA.  He was born December 28, 1922 in Shortsville, PA, the son of the late Ray and Jessie Ransom Davis.  Surviving are his second wife, Martha Dinwoodie Davis; four children; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two sisters and brothers-in-law including, Grace and Leon Johnson, Troy, PA; a brother.  Funeral services were held November 29 at the Shortsville Baptist Church with the Rev. Daryl Butler officiating and burial to be in Middlebury Union Cemetery.

WALDO RAY DAVIS
Waldo Ray Davis, 74, of Little Marsh RR 4 died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 1997, at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro. Born Dec. 28, 1922, in Shortsville, he was the son of Ray and Jessie Ransom Davis. He was a graduate of God's Bible School, Cincinnati, Ohio, with an associate degree in church ministry. He had served as a past elder, lay leader, Sunday school teacher and deacon and interim minister throughout the years in various area churches.  He was also one of the founders of the Jemison Valley Brethren of Christ Church. He was a postmaster for the Little Marsh Post Office from 1959 until he retired in 1984.  He was also a machinist for over 28 years for Ingersol Rand, Painted Post, NY, retiring in 1984. He was a member of the Knoxville Assembly of God Church, Knoxville.  He helped in mission work in Alaska, Austria, Scotland, Peru and Mexico; and was involved with the Edgewood Alliance Church, Lakeland, Fla. He was an Army veteran serving in World War II, in the South Pacific, and Panama Theatres. Preceding him in death were his first wife, Jane K. Davis, on Oct. 21, 1984; and one son, Roland W. Davis, on Aug. 29, 1980. Surviving are his wife, Martha Dinwoodie Davis; two sons and daughter-in-law, Leslie D. and Patricia G. Davis of Butler and Thomas P. Davis of Cape Canaveral, Fla.; two daughters and one son-in-law, Deborah R. and William D. Kauffman of Frackville and Rebecca E. Davis of Mechanicsburg; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Ellen and Wilbur Butler of Port Charlotte, Fla., and Grace and Leon Johnson of Troy; one brother and sister-in-law, Emery and Janet Davis of Middlebury Center and Betty Davis of Wellsboro; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; his wife Martha's five children and spouses, 11 grandchildren and mother, all in western Canada. Calling hours were held Friday, Nov. 28, at the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, Wellsboro. Services were held Saturday, Nov. 29, at the Shortsville Baptist Church, Shortsville, with the Rev. Daryl Butler officiating. Burial was made in Middlebury Union Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to World Vision, PO Box 78481, Tacoma, Wash, 98481-8481; the Shortsville Baptist Church, RR 2, Box 69B, Middlebury Center, Pa., 16935; or to the Knoxville Assembly of God Church, Knoxville, Pa. 16928.  (Wellsboro Gazette, Wellsboro, PA, Wednesday, December 8, 1997)

DAY Electa Elizabeth
Wellsboro Agitator, Tioga, PA -- Wednesday, May 23, 1917, Pg 5
Mrs. Seymour Appleby died at her home near Shortsville. She had been sick for a long time. She leaves her husband and several children, besides her parents. The funeral was held at Keeneyville May 22; burial in the Keeneyville Cemetery.

 

DAY Katie Erway

Katie Day Erway, wife of Chas. F. Erway, of Middlebury Center, Pa., died Monday, Jan. 13, 1919, of diabetes.  She is survived by her husband and two sons, Francis, aged 9 years, and Lyle, aged 7 years; also by her mother, Mrs. Laura A. Day of Middlebury Center; one sister, Mrs. Fred Conley, of Little Marsh and two brothers, Claude D. Day, of Flemington, Pa, and R. Keith Day, of Wyoming, N.Y.  She was a member of the Keeneyville F. B. church, also of Elnora Rebekah Lodge, No. 28, of Keeneyville, Pa. and Middlebury Grange, No. 707.  Funeral services were held Thursday January 16, at 1 p.m. from the late home, Rev. R. M. Cloud, of Lincoln, N.Y. officiating; burial in the Keeneyville Union cemetery, service conducted by Elnora Rebekah Lodge No. 28.  Wellsboro Agitator, 22 Jan 1919.

 

DAY Madge E
Wellsboro Gazette - June 24, 1954
Mrs. Madge E. Conley, widow of Frederick A. Conley, died at her home last Thursday afternoon at Middlebury, R. D. 1.  She was born at Tioga, July 9, 1882, the daughter of William and Laura Handy Day.  She is survived by two brothers, Keith Day of Middlebury, R. D. 1 and Claude Day of Baltimore, Md.  Funeral services were held on Sunday at her late home.  Rev. Mrs. Mabel Johnson of the Galeton Methodist Church officiating.  Burial was made in the Middlebury Union Cemetery at Keeneyville.

DAY WILLIAM D
Wellsboro Agitator, Tioga, PA--Wednesday, November 14, 1917
William D. Day, son of Solomon and Alzina Day, died Nov. 7, at his home in Middlebury, after a long illness. He was born in Middlebury, July 29, 1848, being aged 69 years, 3 months and 9 days..... He is survived by his wife, Laura (Hardy) Day; 2 sons and 2 daughters: Claud D. Day of Flemington; Mrs. Fred Conley of Little Marsh; R. Keith Day of Wyoming, NY; Mrs. Chas. F. Erway of Middlebury Center and Mrs. Wm. Babcock of Johnson City, NY. Funeral services were held Friday, Nov 9 and burial in Middlebury Union Cemetery....

DEMPSEY LOUISE - MRS. JOHN BROWN
Wellsboro Agitator – July 18, 1945
The funeral of Mrs. Louise Dempsey Brown, of Lawrence Township was held at the Blanchard Funeral Home in Nelson; burial in the Keeneyville cemetery.  Mrs. Brown died at the Packer Hospital at Sayre. She was born in Tuscarora township, N. Y., Dec. 8, 1899, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Dempsey and was married Jan. 16, 1937, at Stannard Corners, N.Y., to John E. Brown, of Middlebury, Pa.  Pallbearers were Samuel Treat, Wallace VanDusen, George VanDusen and Clayton Kline of Osceola.  Rev. E. Lance of Crookedcreek officiated.  She is survived by her husband, John E. Brown, father, Michael Dempsey, stepson, Ralph Brown, all of Lawrence township; stepdaughter, Mrs. Anna Wood, of Wellsboro; sister, Mrs. Helen McConnell, of Painted Post; three brothers, Ralph Dempsey, of Elkland; William Dempsey, of Painted Post; two nieces, Mrs. Florence Kellogg, Louise McConnell, and one nephew, Joseph McConnell, of Painted Post.

DICKINSON Andrew Jackson
Wellsboro Gazette - November 10, 1932
Holiday Civil War Vet Dies at age of 86 - Andrew Jackson Dickinson Middlebury Native, Succumbed Wednesday.
Andrew Jackson Dickinson, aged nearly 86 years, one of the oldest native sons of Middlebury township and a veteran of the civil war, died at his home at Holiday,  on Wednesday mornning, November 2, following a brief illness of several weeks. At the time of his death. Mr. Dickinson was one of the two surviving veterans of the civil war residing in Middlebury township.  He was born there January 17, 1847, a son of .George W and Rebecca (Smith) Dickinson, his father was also a soldier in the Civil War and died in the army hospital in Washington, D. C. in 1862. His grandfather, Arnold Dickinson, was a soldier in the War of 1812.  Andrew Dickinson enlisted February 20, 1864 at the age of 17 years in Co. M, 11th Pa, Vol. Cavalry and was shortly afterward made Bugler of his company. In 1865, at Dimmiddie Court House, he received a gun shot in the neck and was for a time in the Regimental Hospital. He participated in the battle of Weldon R. R., Jarretts Station, Petersburg, Stoney Creek, Malvern Hill, Seven Pines, New Market, Five Forks and Appomattox Court House where he was in the last charge, April 9, 1865 and was honorably discharged at Richmond, Va., July 17, 1865.  After his discharge he returned to Middlebury where on March 23, 1867 he married Miss Almira Keeney, who died November 21, 1918.  To this union four children were born.  In 1920 he married Mrs. Sophronia Keeney Long, who died April 7 of this year.  Mr. Dickinson was a member of Alfred Toles Post No. 320 G. A. R. until it disbanded a few years ago when its ranks had been reduced by death to two or three members.  He was also a member of Crooked Creek Grange and for 40 years a member of the Crooked Creek Baptist  and Christian Alliance Church. He was a staunch Republican in politics and very highly esteemed by the people of the community and county.  The deceased is survived by two sons and one daughter, Grant W. Dickinson, of Middlebury; Ezra A. Dickinson, of Wellsboro and Mrs. Angie Dickinson Kerwin, of Washington, D.C.  The eldest son, Arthur A. Dickinson, of Jackson Summit died in January, 1932. Mr. Dickinson is also survived by twelve grandchildren and ten great grandchildren; two brothers, Ira, of Hornell and Fred, of Elmira; three sisters, Mrs. Charles Whitney, of Tioga; Mrs. Joseph Hicks, of Tioga, and Mrs. Fred Bottum, of Elkland.  The funeral services were conducted from his late home and the Missionary Alliance Church at Holiday, Friday afternoon, November 4 and were largely attended; Rev. Orey E. Crippen, of Tioga officiating.  V. W. Lewis, aged 93 years, who is now the sole surviving Civil War veteran followed his late comrade to his last resting place at Keeneyville cemetery, where a bugler from the American Legion sounded taps as veterans from the Spanish American and World War conducted a military funeral and paid their last tribute to the soldier dead.

DICKINSON Asahel
Wellsboro Gazette – December 9, 1948
Asa Dickinson, 71, formerly of Keeneyville, now of Niles Valley died Tuesday morning at the Blossburg State Hospital where he had been for two weeks following a fractured right hip.  He was born November 29th, 1877 the son of James R. and Mary J. French Dickinson.  Surviving him are his wife, Mrs. Cynthia Shaff Dickinson of Niles Valley, two sisters, Mrs. Alice Smith of Wellsboro and Mrs. Nellie Smith of Gang Mills, N. Y.; one aunt, Mrs. Sarah West of Little Marsh and several nieces and nephews.  The funeral will be held at the Bastian Funeral Home tomorrow afternoon at 2 p. m.  Burial will be in the Middlebury Union Cemetery.

DICKINSON James
Wellsboro Agitator, Tioga, PA - Wed.,  July 11, 1917, Pg 5
James Dickinson, aged 75 years, died Thursday [7/5/1917] at his home on Nichols Street.  He formerly resided in Farmington.  He is survived by his wife and seven children, Jasper R., Asa and Frank of Wellsboro;  Mrs William Brown and Mrs John Smith, of Corning, George of Leroy, NY and Clair Dickinson of Albion, NY.  The funeral was held Saturday.

DICKINSON MARY JANE
Wellsboro Agitator, Tioga, PA--Wednesday, November 22, 1922, Pg 1
Mrs Mary Jane Shaff died at her home at French Hill in Middlebury Township on the 7th instant, aged nearly 87 years. The funeral was held on Nov. 9 and burial in the Middlebury Union Cemetery. (This obit gets faded out towards the end.) Born in Schoharie Co., NY, the same county where her husband was born.

DICKINSON Mary Louise
Wellsboro Agitator - July 6, 1927
French Hill  July 2 -  Mary Louise, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Dickinson, and wife of Leonard Daugherty was born Dec. 5, 1904, at Ulysses Pa., and died at her parents' home on Middlebury R. D. 1 June 27, 1927.  She was widely known and greatly respected and loved by all who knew her.  The world was better for her having lived in it.  Her death will be mourned by all.  For about three years, Mrs. Daugherty had made her home at Endicott, N.Y.  She leaves besides her parents and husband, two brothers, Walter Dickinson, of Endicott and Raymond Dickinson, at home.  Her grandmother, Mrs. Louise Shaff; also several uncles and aunts' survive.  The funeral was held Wednesday afternoon, June 29, at the Methodist church at Keeneyville, Rev. Mr. Engler of Whiteville, N.Y. officiating; interment in the Keeneyville Union cemetery.

Wellsboro Agitator – July 6, 1927
Mrs. Mary Dougherty, aged 23 years, wife of Leonard Dougherty, of Keeneyville, died June 27, at the home of her parents on French Hill.  She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Dickinson, who survive her with her husband and two brothers, Walter Dickinson, of Wellsboro, and Raymond, at home.  Funeral services were held at the Keeneyville Methodist church last Tuesday afternoon; burial in the Keeneyville cemetery.

DICKINSON Raymond Clair
Wellsboro Gazette - May 6, 1937
The funeral of Raymond Clair Dickinson, 28, who died at his home in Middlebury township, was held Sunday afternoon with a prayer at the home and further services at the Keeneyville church.  Mr. Dickinson is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Asahel Dickinson, his grandmother, Mrs. Louise Shaff; and a niece and nephew, all in Middlebury township.

 

DOAN Marion I. Owlett

Wellsboro Gazette – Thursday, February 23, 1983

Marion I. Owlett, 78, of RD 2 Middlebury Center, died Friday, Feb. 18, 1983, in Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital.  Her husband, Everett G Owlett, died in 1975.  Born May 27, 1904 in Knoxville, she was the daughter of Charles and Maude Marble Doan.  Mrs. Owlett was a member of the Keeneyville United Methodist Church and a member of the Middlebury Grange. Surviving are: four daughters, Mrs. Ansel (lone) Webster of RD 2, Tioga; Mrs. Paul (Polly) Bogaczyk, of RD 1, Blossburg; Mrs. Richard (Dianne) Nowak of RD 3, Mansfield, and Mrs. William (Nancy) Dibble, of RD. Gillette; three sons, Lloyd, Keith, and Dennis, all of RD 2, Middlebury Center, one brother, Paul Doan of RD Knoxville; 24 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren and one nephew.  At Mrs. Owlett's request, there was no visitation.  A private funeral was held Monday, Feb 21, at 1:30 p m at the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, Wellsboro with the Rev Edmund W Minnich, her pastor, officiating.  Burial was in Middlebury Union Cemetery.  The family provided flowers. Friends may contribute to the Keeneyville United Methodist Church Building Fund in her name.

 

DOAN Viva
Wellsboro Gazette - July 22, 1981
Miss Viva Doan, 82, formerly of RD 2, Middlebury Center, died Friday morning, July 17, 1981, at Broad Acres Nursing Home, RD 3, Wellsboro, where she had recently moved.  Born Oct. 8, 1898, at Little Marsh, she was the daughter of Vernie and Lola Keeney Doan.  She was a former resident of Keeneyville and was a member of the Keeneyville United Methodist Church. There are no immediate survivors.  The funeral was held at 4:30 p.m. Sunday at the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, Wellsboro. Burial was in the Middlebury Union Cemetery, Middlebury Twp.  The Rev. Edmund W. Minnich, her pastor, officiated.

Viva Doan, a former resident of here, died at Broad Acres this past weekend and was brought to the Middlebury Union Cemetery for burial on Monday.  Rev. Minnich conducted the funeral service on Sunday, July 19th, at 4:30 p.m. at the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home.

DOANE Elwood
Wellsboro Gazette - September 27, 1973
Elwood Doane, 72, of Keeneyville, died Thursday,  Sept 20, 1973, in Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro, after a lengthy illness.  He was born in Tioga County on April 29, 1901, a son of Verne and Lola Keeney Doane.  Mr. Doane was a retired salesman for the Dunham Department Store, Wellsboro. Surviving is a sister, Mrs. Viva Doane, of Keeneyville.  The funeral was held Sunday at the Spink Funeral Home, Wellsboro. Burial was in Middlebury Union Cemetery, Wellsboro RD.  The Rev H Allen Smith, pastor of the Independent Bible Church, Wellsboro, officiated.

DORAN Mary - Mrs. Joseph West.
 Mrs. Mary Doran West, aged 56 years, wife of Joseph West, died at her home in Middlebury Saturday at 9:15 p.m.  She is survived by her husband; a son, Joseph, and a daughter, Dorothy; one sister, Mrs. Bertha Sailer of Harrison Valley, and three brothers, Theodore Doran, of Middlebury; Joseph Doran, of Westfield and Albert Doran, of Corning.  The funeral was held yesterday.  Rev. Mr. Engler of Knoxville and Rev. Mabel Johnson of Keeneyville officiating; interment in the Keeneyville cemetery.

DORLAND LILA RACHEL
Mrs. Lila Rachel Wattles, 58, of Little Marsh, PA, Friday, Sept. 21, 1956.  Survived by husband, Seward Wattles; son, Howard Wattles at home;  brother, Arthur Dorland of Olean, NY; niece, Mrs. Lee Layton of Portville, NY.  Body at Watkins Funeral Home, Westfield, and today will be removed to family home where friends may call.  Prayer service there Sunday at 2:30 p.m., funeral at 3:30 in Little Marsh Methodist Church, the Rev. Elmer Pitcher.  Middlebury Union Cemetery, Keeneyville, PA

DREW FLORENCE
Wellsboro Agitator, Tioga, PA -- Wednesday,  April 28, 1943  Pg 1
Mrs. Flora Drew West, aged 71 years, wife of Charles West, of Keeneyville, died April 24, at her home.  She was born at St. James, Minn., Oct. 19, 1872, daughter of John Emery and Sarah Fuller Drew and was married (to) Charles West, April 7, 1892.    She is survived by her husband, and three sons, Burdette of Buffalo, Harold of Los Angeles, CA, and Clifford of Wellsboro;  one brother, John Drew of Cleveland, Ohio;  seven grandchildren and one great grandson.   Mrs West came to Keeneyville to reside in early childhood and had lived in that vicinity since.   Funeral services will be held at Keeneyville Methodist Church Wednesday at 2pm., Rev Leo Engler of Corning, officiating;  burial in the Keeneyville cemetery.

DUNHAM DORA
Mrs. Dora Dunham Stevens of Wellsboro, died February 4, 1965 following a lengthy illness.  She was the widow of Joe Stevens.  Born February 18, 1883 at Farmington to the late Frank L. and Mary Hammond Dunham.  Mrs. Stevens was a 50-year member of the Wellsboro Grange and First Baptist Church.  Surviving are:  two daughters, Mrs. H. K. Horten of Val Halla and Mrs. Basil J. Reese of Wellsboro; one son, William A. of Wellsboro, RD 1; one brother William Dunham of Tioga and five grandchildren.  Funeral was at Johnson & Tussey Funeral Home at 2 o'clock Wednesday, the Rev. Gordon Abrams officiating.  Burial was in Union Cemetery, Middlebury.

ERWAY Ruth A
Wellsboro Agitator - March 31, 1937
Mrs. Ruth A. Close, aged 80 years, widow of Hiram Close, died at the home of her son, Bert, in Middlebury, Thursday morning.   She was born October 30, 1856, and was the last of a family of eight children.  Her parents were among the earliest settlers in Chatham township.  She is survived by two sons, Heber B. Close, of Middlebury and Homer P. Close, of Chatham.  For the last two years she lived with her son in Middlebury.  For a number of years she had resided in Chatham township with her other son.  Also surviving are three grandchildren.  Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the home of Bert Close; burial in the Keeneyville cemetery.

ERWAY THOMAS JUDD
Thomas Judd Erway, 85, of 126 East Avenue, a retired farmer, died Tuesday, Sept. 24, 1968 in the Soldiers and Sailors Hospital.  Last May 29, he and his wife, the former Mazie Monk, observed  their 65th wedding anniversary.  Born June 2, 1883 in Chatham Twp., he was the son of Rutsor P. and Martha Owlett Erway.  He was a member of the Coolidge Hollow United Methodist Church.  Surviving besides his wife, are two daughters, Mrs. Fern Brion, of Wellsboro RD 1, and Mrs. Mary Bliss, of Mansfield RD 3;  three sons, Leon A. of Wellsboro RD 1, Rutsor P. of Corning, NY; a brother, Ivan of Encinitas, CA; a sister, Mrs. Bessie Beard, of Beaver Dam, NY; 19 grandchildren, and 31 great-grandchildren.  The funeral was held at 2 pm Friday at Tussey's, 129 Main Street.  Burial was in Middlebury Union Cemetery.   The Rev. James Garthoff officiated.

EVARTS MAZIE G. LEONARD
Mazie G. Leonard, 92, formerly of Tioga, died Sunday, Jan. 24, at the Chemung County Nursing Facility, Elmira, NY. Born Nov. 4, 1895 at West Pike, she was the daughter of Ellison and Estella Z. Carpenter Evarts. She attended the Church of Christ in Horseheads, NY and was a former member of the Tioga Fireman's Auxiliary. Her husband, John A. Leonard, died in 1943. Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Donald Lee and Rose Heilman of Williamsport; daughters, Mrs. Mary Keeney of Beaver Dams, NY, Mrs. Maynard (Vivian) Mosher of Lawrenceville and Mrs. Larry (Lorena) Copp of RD#1, Mansfield; 20 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. A funeral service will be held today (Wednesday, Jan. 27), at the Scureman Funeral Home, 130 South Main St., Mansfield at 1 pm.  Pastors Daniel Cooper of the Church of Christ, Pittman, NJ and Mark Dailey of the Church of Christ, Horseheads, NY will officiate. Burial will be made in the Middlebury Union Cemetery in Keeneyville.

FAULKNER Alexander M
Wellsboro Gazette - January 1, 1925
Little Marsh, Jan. 7 - Alexander Faulkner died at his home Dec. 30, at 8:45 p. m.  He had been ill with pneumonia for two weeks.  Mr. Faulkner was the oldest son of John and Mary Faulkner.  On July 4, 1878 he married Della Reynolds, who died November, 1916 and on Sept. 22, 1920 he married Lena Ferris, who survives him, also his six stepchildren; one brother, Clark, of Spokane, Wash., and several nieces and nephews and cousins.   The funeral service was held at the church on Saturday, Jan. 3 at 1 p.m., Rev. John Willis officiating.  Mrs. Harry Davis sang two solos accompanied by Miss Stella M. Ferris; burial was made in the family plot at Keeneyville.

FAULKNER Edward J
Wellsboro Agitator, Tioga, PA--Wednesday, March 30, 1921
Edward J. Faulkner, known as 'Pete' Faulkner, committed suicide by hanging himself March 19, at his home near Little Marsh. He had gone to the barn to make preparations to go to Knoxville. There his wife found his body a short time after he entered the barn. He is said to have been mentally deranged at times since the death of his daughter, Mrs. Helen Cloos, a year ago. Mr Faulkner was a well-known farmer of Chatham and resided on the old Faulkner homestead. He was the youngest son of John and Mary Wass Faulkner, and was born Jan. 25, 1860 on the homestead, where he had always resided. In March, 1891, he married Carrie Gould. To them were born 3 daughters: Maggie Faulkner Stafford, who resides on the home farm; Helen Louise F. Cloos, deceased, and ILLA Falkner Carpenter of Keeneyville; 2 granddaughters, Virginia and Bernice Cloos; also 2 brothers, Clark of Spokane, Washingon and Alexander of Little Marsh also survive. Funeral was held Wednesday and burial in Middlebury Union Cemetery.

FAULKNER Helen Louise
Wellsboro Agitator, Tioga, PA--Wednesday, March 17, 1920
Little Marsh, March 16--Helen Louise Close was born Jan 22, 1896; was married Oct 27, 1915 to Coral Close, who survives her, with 2 daughters, Virginia May born June 19, 1916 and Bernice Elrena, born Mar. 3, 1920. Her grandparents, her parents, Edward and Carrie Faulkner, 2 sisters Maggie May and Ida Lillian Faulkner also survive her.

FAULKNER Helen Louise
Wellsboro Agitator - March 17, 1920
Middlebury Center News -  Mrs. H. B. Cloos has been at Little Marsh caring for her niece, Mrs. Coral Cloos, who died last Thursday.

Wellsboro Agitator - March 17, 1920
The family of the late Mrs. Coral Cloos wish to thank all their friends and neighbors for many acts of kindness during the illness and funeral of the deceased.

 

FAULKNER Margaret M. Stafford

Wellsboro Gazette – July 3, 1985

age 91, a resident of the VanZile Home, Cowanesque, died on Friday, June 28, 1985, at Broad Acres Nursing Home, Wellsboro. She was born Apr. 24,1894, in Little  Marsh, the daughter of Edward and Carrie Gould Faulkner. She was preceded in death by her husband, Orville E. Stafford in 1967. She is survived by a sister, Mrs. Ila Sticklin of Wellsboro; foster son, Norman Thomas of Wellsboro; three nephews, Tom, John, and William Sticklin, all of Wellsboro; one niece, and several cousins. She was a member of the Westfield United Methodist Church, the Westfield Lillian Rebekah Lodge, and Sabinsville Grange. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today, July 3, at the Kenyon Funeral Home in Westfield with the Rev. Paul Palmer Green officiating. Burial in the Middlebury Union Cemetery, Middlebury. Memorial donations may be made to the VanZile Home or the Sabinsville Volunteer Ambulance Association. 

FERRIS Frank Alonzo
Wellsboro Agitator, Tioga, PA -  October 23, 1958
Frank Ferris diedSaturday due to a heart attack while working on his car in his garage.

Frank A. Ferris - Oct. 18, 1958
Wellsboro, PA - Frank A. Ferris, 77, died suddenly Saturday noon at his home in Middlebury RD.  Born May 13, 1881 he was the son of Joseph H. and Emma J. Cady Ferris and had been a lifelong resident of this area.  Mr. Ferris was a farmer and a member of the Keeneyville Methodist Church.  He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Celia B. Ferris; one daughter, Mrs. Ruth Collins of Rochester, NY; four sisters, Mrs. Sam Adamy of Wellsboro RD 4, Mrs. Nellie Frederick of Ridgeway, Mrs. Stella Wetmore of Knoxville and Mrs. Matie Totman of Middlebury RD; one brother, Lyle Ferris of Millsboro, Del. and two grandchildren.  The funeral will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Keeneyville Methodist Church, the Rev. Larry Draper officiating.  Burial will be in Middlebury Union Cemetery.  Family will receive friends at the late home this evening.

HILTON E. FERRIS SR. age 73 of 578 W. High St., Painted Post, Wednesday, April 27, 1988 at home.  Friends may call Friday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Carpenters Funeral Home, 14 E. Pulteney St., Corning.  Odd Fellows service will be there Friday 7 p.m.  Funeral service will be at Painted Post United Methodist Church, Saturday 2 p.m.  Rev. James W. Barrett officiating.  A committal service at 3:30 p.m. at the Middlebury Union Cemetery, Keeneyville, PA.  Friends may make memorial contributions to the Painted Post United Methodist Church, 201 N. Hamilton St., Painted Post or Southern Tier Hospicare, Inc., 175 Gr. Central Ave., Elmira Heights, NY.  Survived by his wife of 49 years, Bernice Payne Ferris; 2 daughters, Mrs. William (Bernita) Magee of Wayne, NJ and Mrs. John (Brenda) Swanson of Caton; 2 sons, Hilton Ferris Jr. of Painted Post and Ramon Ferris of Rochester; sister, Emma Wilson of Morris, PA; 11 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephew.  Part missing.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 4/29/1988

 

FERRIS George Alphonso

Wellsboro Gazette - May 9, 1935

Funeral services for George Alphonso Ferris, 73, who died Monday at his home here were held yesterday at Evans Funeral Home; interment in Keeneyville cemetery.  Mr. Ferris is survived by his widow and four children by a former marriage - Harry Ferris, of Galeton; Mrs. Clifton Cole, of Shinglehouse; Preston Ferris, of Addison and Mrs. Milton Farrand, of Watkins Glen, and seven grandchildren.  He was well known throughout Tioga county.  Mr. Ferris was a member of the Methodist church and was for years a citizen of high standing in his community.  He was a Chatham township farmer for most of his life.  The late Sheriff Joseph Ferris was a brother.

 

FERRIS Joseph Earl
Wellsboro Gazette - June 19, 1919
Sudden Death of J. E. Ferris - Little Marsh, June 18 - J. Earl Ferris, one of Chatham's best known citizens, died suddenly of heart disease last Sunday evening at 7 o'clock at his home in this place.  The announcement of his death was a great shock to his many friends in Little Marsh.  Mr. Ferris suffered from an attack of influenza last October and had never fully recovered.  He attended the Children's day exercises at the M. E. church with his family on Sunday.  Mr. Ferris was born in this place and was nearly 40 years of age.  He was the eldest son of ex-Sheriff Joseph H. Ferris and was a progressive and popular citizen of this place.  He had been engage in the mercantile business for the past fourteen years, during which time he served ten years as postmaster.  Besides his wife, the deceased is survived by six children - Joseph, Curzon, Emma, Roberta, Hilton and Ruth; also by his father, two brothers and three sisters, F. A. Lyle and Stella, of this place; Mrs. S. Adamy, of Marsh Creek, and Mrs. Charles Fredericks of Cumberland, Md.

 

FERRIS, Joseph Earl - Headline – Well Known Citizen Died Suddenly Sunday Evening – Person Notes Little Marsh, June 16.  The people of this place were greatly shocked last night when the news went out that M. Earl Ferris was dead.  Although not feeling very well he had attended the Children’s day exercises at the M.E. church with his family in the forenoon.  Mr. Ferris suffered severely from influenza last October and had never fully recovered.  He died suddenly at 7 o’clock p.m. yesterday, of heart disease.  Mr. Ferris had been in the mercantile business at this place for the past 14 years, was Postmaster most of the time for ten years.  He was a kind and friendly man in his official position and will be remember by all his acquaintances as well as friends by his natural kindness.  He was the eldest son of J.H. Ferris and was born in this place, July 4, 1879, and had spent his entire life here except while residing in Wellsboro during the time his father was Sheriff.  He is survived, besides his wife, by six children – Joseph, Curzon, Emma, Roberta, Hilton and Ruth, also by his father, two brothers and three sisters, F. A. Lyle and Stella, of this place; Mrs. S. Adamy, of Marsh Creek, and Mrs. Charles Fredricks, of Cumberland, Md., besides many relatives and a host of friends.  His family have the sympathy of all.  Funeral arrangements have not yet been made.  Wellsboro Agitator 18 June 1919

FERRIS, Joseph Earl – Little Marsh, June 23 – The funeral of J.E. Ferris was held at his home Thursday at 2 o’clock, where a large congregation gathered to pay their last tribute of respect to their friend and neighbor.  Rev. Fay Chapman, of Pulteny, N.Y., a former pastor of this place, officiated; interment in Keeneyville cemetery.  The great abundance of flowers were silent tokens of the respect and esteem in which he was held.  The I.O.O.F., of which he was a member, attended in a body.  Many friends who were former residents of Little Marsh were present from Wellsboro, Knoxville and Sabinsville.   Wellsboro Agitator, 25 June 1919.

 

FERRIS Joseph G
Wellsboro Gazette - December 1, 1949
Joseph G. Ferris, 50, well-known Little Marsh resident, died Friday evening at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, where he had been a patient five weeks.  Mr. Ferris, was stricken about nine weeks ago while employed as a carpenter at Wellsboro Division of Corning Glass Works.  Funeral services were held on Monday afternoon from his late home.  Burial was made in Middlebury Union Cemetery.  Born in Chatham Township, April 20, 1899, he married the former Miss Reva Davis, of Little Marsh, in August 1925, who survives.  He was a member of the Little Marsh Methodist Church.  In addition to his wife, he is survived by his mother, Mrs. Lena Ferris Faulkner, of Little Marsh, three sons, Gerald, of Knoxville, Duard and Wenzel, of Little Marsh; two daughters, Mrs. Hal Schoonover, of Wellsboro and Miss Marlena Ferris, at home; two brothers, Curzon, of Sayre and Hilton E. Ferris, of Corning, N.Y.; three sisters, Mrs. Orson Hammond, of Little Marsh; Mrs. Richard Manning, of Knoxville and Mrs. Howard Wilson, of Wellsboro; and four grandchildren.

FERRIS Joseph Harris
Wellsboro Agitator - December 1, 1926
Little Marsh, Nov. 29 - Joseph H. Ferris, aged nearly 82 years, died at his home here last Wednesday night at 11:45 o'clock, after an illness of several months.  He was born at Locke, N.Y., Dec. 13, 1844.  He is survived by his widow, two sons, Frank Ferris, of this place and Lyle, of Sabinsville, and three daughters, Mrs. Samuel Adamy, of Marshcreek;  Mrs. Chas. Fredericks, of Cumberland, Maryland, and Miss Stella M. Ferris, at home; also by 12 grandchildren.  The funeral was held at the M. E. church, of which he was a member, on Sunday at 1 p.m. , Rev. Mr. Willis officiating; interment in the Keeneyville cemetery.  Those attending the funeral from away were:  R. D. White, of Moravia, N.Y.; Mr. and Mrs. William Brigden, of Locke, N.Y.; Mr. and Mrs. K. D. Mitchell, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Dahlstrom, of Elmira; Mr. and Mrs. Carlton Hayes and mother, Mrs. Cleo Hayes, of Corning; Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Hawley, of Mansfield; Mrs. Otis Merrick, Mr. and Mrs. Gus Crippen, of Rutland.  The funeral was largely attended by the Odd Fellows and friends and neighbors were beautiful beyond description.  Mr. Ferris had been a resident of Little Marsh for many years.  He was at one time Postmaster and was engaged in the mercantile business.  He also served one term as Sheriff and was tax collector for a number of years.  He was very well known and highly esteemed throughout the county.  Services will be conducted at the church on Sunday, Dec. 5, by Rev. Mr. Porter, of Watrous.

Lyle M. FERRIS, Former Pennsylvania Principal Dies
Lyle M. Ferris, 76, of 1253 Pennsylvania Avenue, Pine City, formerly of Little Marsh, PA., died this morning in Arnot Ogden Memorial Hospital, Elmira.  He had been a patient there one week.  Born in Chatham Township, Tioga County PA. April 25, 1897, he was the son of Joseph and Catherine Merrick Ferris.  He married Thyrza Carpenter in 1916.  She died in 1963.  He later married Esther Farmer Nov. 6, 1964.  ...Surviving are:  his wife, Esther; a daughter, Mrs. John (Sarah) VanHorn of Broomfield, Colorado; a sister, Mrs. Stella Wetmore of Knoxville, PA; three grandchildren, two great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.  The body will be taken from the Carpenter Funeral Home in Corning to the Hagerman Funeral Home in Elmira where friends may call Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.  Funeral services will be held there Thursday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. William Swales of the Centenary United Methodist Church officiating.  Burial will be in Keeneyville, PA. cemetery....

FERRIS Ruth E
Mrs. Ruth E. Manning
Ruth E. Manning, 47, of Little Marsh died Tuesday, August 24 at Wellsboro Hospital.  She was born August 11, 1918 in Chatham Township, the daughter of Earl and Lena Price  (s/b Pierce) Ferris.  She was a member of Little Marsh Methodist Church.  Survived by husband, Richard; 2 daughters, Joyce at home and Mrs. Arletta Owlett, Middlebury Center; one son, Earl of Little Marsh; 2 brothers, Curzon Ferris, Sayre and Hilton Ferris of Painted Post; one sister, Mrs. Emma Wilson, Covington and six grandchildren.  Funeral will be Friday at 2:00 p.m. at the Little Marsh Methodist Church, the Rev. Kermit Shrawder officiating.  Burial in Middlebury Union Cemetery.  Calling hours will be Wednesday and Thursday 7 to 9 at the Johnson and Tussey Funeral Home.

FISH -  AVA
A. (Fish) Conley PA, diedon Sunday, October 7, 2001 at the Broad Acres Nursing Home, Wellsboro, PA. She was born on July 29, 1920 in Mansfield, PA, a daughter of the late Luther C. and Nettie M. (Tome) Fish. Ava attended the Wellsboro United Methodist Church. She was a waitress for many years at various restaurants. Ava is survived by a son, William Conley of Bath, NY; daughter, Patty Conley Walling of Georgia; brothers and sisters-in-law, Jerome and Katherine of Tioga, PA, Donald and Martha Fish of Wellsboro, PA; sisters, Gladys Wells of Wellsboro, PA, Velma Creeley of Wellsboro, PA, Iva Creeley of Mansfield, PA; grandchildren, Thomas Walling, Erica Walling, Shea William Conley, Tara Conley and many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by one brother, Edgar Fish. A viewing will be held on Thursday, October 11, 2001 from 10-11 AM at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., Wellsboro, PA. Funeral services will follow at 11 AM at the funeral home with the Rev. Mark Shover officiating. Interment will be in the Middlebury Union Cemetery, Middlebury Center, PA.

BURT A. FISH
Burt A. Fish, 56, Gillett.,Pa., died Thursday in Elmira. He was a farmer by occupation. He is survived by a son, Leland; his mother, Mrs. Olive Fish; two brothers, Matt Fish of Ohio and Benjamin Fish of Elmira;three sisters, Mrs. Ida Kinnan, Long Island, Mrs. John Stevens and Mrs. Arthur Harrison of Gillett. A prayer service will be held at the home of Mrs. Harrison Sunday at 11 a.m. and the funeral will be in the church at Keeneyville, Pa., at 2 p.m. The Rev. George W. Burroughs of Pine City will officiate. Burial in Keeneyville Cemetery.

FISH Olive L
Coryland News)  Little Olive Fish, age about nine years, died of pneumonia at her home in Wells on Saturday.  She attended the Wells graded school.  TGR 1912
Fish, Olive L. 1/12/1903 Sullivan F W A. B. Fish Etta M. Fish Sullivan
birth - Fish Oliva L. 1/12/1904 2/10/1912

FRANK CHARLES WILLIAM
Wellsboro Agitator - September 23, 1908
Crookedcreek, Sept. 21 - Mr. Chas. W. Frank, an old and respected citizen of this place, diedon Sept. 17th at 9 p.m.  He was born in Steuben county, N.Y., in 1827, served one year in the 161st  N.Y. Vols., during the Civil War.  He is survived by his wife and three children, Jerome and Laura, of Asaph, and Mrs. Frank Davis, of Chatham.

FRANKS
Douglas A. Age 60, of Tioga, PA, died Tuesday, July 20, 2004, at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital in Wellsboro, PA. Douglas was born on May 5, 1944 in Tioga, PA, the son of Robert and Mary (Heilman) Franks. He was the husband of Sharon R. (Gee) Franks. Douglas had been employed by Corning Inc., he enjoyed collecting NASCAR and antique auto magazines. Douglas is survived by his wife, Sharon; mother, Mary Keeney of Canandaigua, NY; stepsons, Peter Rice of Tioga, PA, Ron Rice of Barefoot Bay, FL, Mark Rice of Covington, PA, James Hurd of Mansfield, PA, Ed Allen of Quinton, TN; and a stepdaughter, Tina Rice of Corning, NY; six grandchildren, Michael Allen, David Allen, Corey Hurd, Ashley Smith, Brianna Hurd, Krysta Hurd; a brother, Walter Keeney of Canandaigua, NY; four sisters, Cindy (Hughey) Shutter of Vineland, NJ, Jeanne (Jim) Hoffman of Bridgeton, NJ, Kathy (Ansel) Kenney of Canandaigua, NY, Mary Beth (Tim) Goods of Corning, NY. A stepson, Roy Rice preceded him in death. Family and friends are invited to call on Saturday, July 24, 2004, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory & Monuments, PC, 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA. Funeral services will immediately follow the viewing at 4 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Keeneyville Cemetery.

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Dorothy Elizabeth Age 101 of West Avenue, Wellsboro, PA, formerly of Little Marsh, PA, died January 1, 2002 at Carlton Senior Care Home. She was the wife of the late Merrill B. Neal who died in 1978. She was born June 4, 1900 in Brooklyn, NY, the daughter of the late August and Elizabeth Klebby Freeman. She was a homemaker and member of the Little Marsh United Methodist Church, Little Marsh, PA. Surviving are daughters, Mrs. Lottie North, Loslunas, NM, Mrs. Betty Hammond, Albuquerque, NM and Mrs. Arlene Angel, Iron Station, NC; son, Eugene Neal, Cowanesque, PA; 20 grandchildren; 29 great grandchildren; 16 great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Evelyn Neal and sons, Winfield Neal, LeRoy Neal, Cecil Neal and LaVerne Neal. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Burial in Middlebury Union Cemetery. If desired, Memorials may be sent to the Little Marsh United Methodist Church, Little Marsh, PA 16950. Arrangements by Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, a "Life Celebration Home", 139 Main Street, Wellsboro, PA 16901

 

FRENCH David J

Corning Evening Leader – Friday, October 26, 1928

Wellsboro Items - Mrs. Bertha Beard was called to Crooked Creek by the illness and death of her father, David J. French.   

 

FRENCH Eugene
Wellsboro Gazette – March 23, 1944
Eugene French aged 79, died last Thursday morning at his home on Queen street.  He was born on French Hill, near Keeneyville, November 2, 1864.  He was the son of William and Catherine Smith French.  Surviving him are his wife, Mrs. Nell French now of Clovis, N. M.; three daughters, Mrs. William Ramer, of Clovis. N. M.; Mrs. Thomas Ryan, of Denver, Colo; and Mrs. Lewis Sage, of Honeoye Falls, N.Y.; one son, Gene, of Sudbury; two grandchildren, Miss Patricia Ryan, of Denver and Miss Catherine Sage, of Honeoye Falls; a sister, Mrs. Helen Shultz, of Tioga, and a nephew, Leon Archer, of Painted Post.  Funeral services were held last Sunday afternoon from the Bastian Funeral Home, with Rev. Arthur Gregson, pastor of the Methodist church, officiating; burial in the Middlebury Union Cemetery.

 

FRENCH Gene
Wellsboro Gazette, Tioga, PA -- Wednesday, June 9, 1993
The funeral was Tuesday, June 8, for Mr. Gene French of 755 Strawbridge Road, Northumberland, who died Thursday, June 3, 1993, in Sunbury Community Hospital. Mr. French was 89, and would have been 90 on Aug. 17. He was born in Middlebury Township in 1904, the son of Eugene and Nellie French. His wife of 64 years, Glee Bryant, died Sept. 13, 1990 in Geisinger Hospital. Mr French was a foreman in construction for many years with HJ Williams Company of York. He is survived by one sister, Ruth Newman of Honeoye Falls, and 2 nieces, Catherine Guerin of Honeoye Falls and Arlene "Arge" Stickler of Mansfield. Two sisters predeceasing him were Gertrude Ramer and Margaret Ryan. The Rev. Jeff Sawyer gave the memorial service.

 

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JOHN ELMER FRENCH

 One of the pioneer families of Middlebury Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania, was that of William and Esther French and another one was that of Henry B. and Anna Colegrove.  The youngest child of each family, John W. French and Ann R. Colegrove, were married in September 1861.  The young couple began housekeeping on a little farm not far from Keeneyville and here on October 18, 1862, their first child John Elmer, was born.  The father, however, had enlisted in the service of his country and the young mother returned with her little son to the home of her parents, where they remained until the close of the war, when broken in health and suffering from the effects of a gunshot wound the soldier returned.  In 1868, he removed his family to a small farm which he had purchased in Chatham, and here they lived until Elmer was twelve years of age.  For this little home he always cherished the fondest memories; to him it wa and ideal spot and in letters and verse he often alluded to this “Happy Day Land” pf his childhood

 In October 1885 he was married to Dora Wood, of Keeneyville, and to them was born one son, George E.  His education was received in the public schools, one year at the Soldiers’ Orphan School and two terms at the State Normal School at Mansfield.  When nineteen years of age he began teaching and for twelve years taught in the schools of Chatham and Middlebury; then he removed to Costello, where he taught five years and was two years principal of the Galeton High.  Following this he was engaged by a large manufacturing firm as its representative and for a number of years he travelled through the Central and Western States from Ohio to Texas.  In 1912 he became ill while in the West and returned to his home in Westfield, where he suffered a long illness, from the effects of which he never fully recovered.  In 1918 he came to Elmira to take a position in the iffices of the Willys-Morrow Co.  Six years later he accepted the position of bookkeeper for the Elmira Building Units Co., where he was employed at the time of his death.  He was a member of the Elmira Council U. C. T. and of the Westfield F. and A. M.  He united with the Methodist Church at Little Marsh when nineteen years of age and took an active interest in Christian work and for many years was leader of the choir.  He also composed both words and music of many hymns for church use.  After an illness of only three weeks he passed on his rest on the morning of the annivesary of the birth of Lincoln, the one for whom his heart was full of devotion.
“Tho the voice of the singer
Forever is still,
His songs linger here
Mid memories dear
From the lips of the zephyrs,
The trees and the rill,
I hear them again,
I hear them again.”
From “The Little Brown Apple.”
By J.E.F
 To those who have known him best, his memory will remain as a priceless benediction.  A man of simple  and refined tastes, he loved the smiling scenes of Nature, the comforts of home and the inspirations of friendship.  He was ever a student , and never missed an opportunity to learn something worth learning, feeling he might some time have need of just that bit of knowledge.  Never content with merely memorizing facts, he meditated on, weighed and analyzed them.  He not only did things, but he did them in the best way of which he was capable, originating ideas, methods and facilities; working with a tireless energy which characterized him in everything in which he took an interest.  As a teacher, he was pre-eminently successful; giving directions with clearness and accuracy, and developing in the lives of his pupils high ideals that are imperishably  associated with their recollections of him.
 He was a skilled mechanic, having learned the carpenter's trade, and during his years of teaching when school was not in session he followed this occupation.  In this he was painstaking and accurate, fashioning his work with his soul in his job as a "workman that needeth not be ashamed."  He was an ardent lover of his country and wrote and sang words that kindled patriotism in many hearts.  When travelling he always visited all places of historical interest and could describe them with the vividness and charm if the real story teller.  To his friends he was generous, constant and loyal, and many have felt that human touch upon the heart strings that has cheered and helped them through seasons of darkness when the spoken words of sympathy or a timely letter written has been to them "like apples of gold in the pictures of silver."  And when in the pilgrimage of life he sometimes came to a place where the road was blocked, he kept his faith and courage and always found the way round.  His literary ability was of no mean quality, short articles and poems having appeared in various periodicals.  the three following of his own bits of verse were read as part of the service on the morning when he was borne to his place of rest back near the old home in Pennsylvania he loved so well.

 THAT LITTLE WHITE CHURCH
 No other church in all this land,
  To me is half so dear;
 No other friends that I have known,
  Can ever seem so near;
 For in the days of hope and love,
  How oft' I 've lingered there;
 To join in fervent songs of praise,
  Or bow in silent prayer.

 In childhood days i saw this church,
  Spring from verdant sod;
 The pride of all who sought a place
  In which to worship God.
 I've heard the clanging of the bell'
  That swings beneath the spire,
 And here I've learned the Gospel Truth,
  And here I've trained the choir.

 'Tis here my mother loves to come,
  Although she cannot see,
 She hears the story once again,
  And lisps a prayer for me.
 While all deplore her bitter fate,
  And hearts with pity  swell.
 She murmurs not, but clings to Him,
  "Whodoeth all things well."

 O!  when my day of toll is o'er,
  And all my sorrows past,
 And I have laid me down to rest
  In peace and joy at last,
 May Heaven smile unpon this church,
  And may the angels keep
 Watch o'er this little flock and fold,
  While I shall sleep and sleep.
   (John Elmer French)  J. E. F.

THE COMMON MAN
 He wanted good food; and hastened to the field
 To gather fruit; but found the withered vines
 Plucked from the earth; and all the golden yield
 Lay trampled in the dust.  He saw signs;
 Footprints of Greed; deep dented in the sand'
  But did not understand.
 He wanted clothes; and turned to find the flocks
 That once did graze in pastures on the hill
 Had perished; and nearby guilty rocks
 Where bleached their silent bones, he saw there still
 Footprints of Greed; deep dented in the sand;
  But did not understand.
 He wanted shelter; and where once the trees
 Sprang majestic beauty from the fen,
 He found but withered leaves; upon the breeze
 Dark fog and odors rose.  He saw again
 Footprints of Greed, deep dented in the sands;
  But now he understands.
   J. E. F.

LIFE
 Life -
 "Tis but a breath,
  A morning breeze,
  A sighing wind
  Among the trees -
  Then all is calm.

 Life -
 'Tis but a thread
 That spans between
 The present and
 The great unseen -
 A slender cord

 Life-
 'Tis but a mist,
 A summer shower,
 A bursting storm,
 A silent hour,
 Then sweet repose.
  J.E.F.

In looking through some papers in his room this little poem was discovered which doubtless was written a short time before his death.

WHEN I SHALL FALL TO SLEEP

"Twill not be long ere I shall fall to sleep.
And friend I love beside my bier shall weep;
But my poor soul will not be there,
To see their tears or hear their whispered prayer.

Whene'er that day shall come, let me not fear
To close my eyes, or long to linger here;
But give me faith to say, "God knowest best."
Then when I fall to sleep, I'll sweetly rest.

Upon my breast lay but a withered leaf,
A symbol of the end of life and grief;
Weave me no floral wreath of roses red;
A rose can bring no joy when I am dead.
   J. E. F.

FRENCH - MRS. SARAH I. WEST - Mrs. Sarah I. West, 92, of Little Marsh, widow of Philander West, died Saturday morning after an extended illness. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Clifton Davis of Little Marsh; one son, Philander West, of Middlebury Center; five grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; one great-great- great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews. The funeral was held at the home of Mr.& Mrs. Clifton Davis at Little Marsh Tuesday at 2 p.m. The Rev. Richard Plants of Keeneyville officiated. Burial was in Middlebury Center Union Cemetery at Keeneyville. Submitted by Ron Lewis.

FRIES MAZIE E.
Wellsboro Gazette – January 13, 1966
Mazie E. Monks, 75, of Wellsboro RD 3, died Saturday, January 8, 1966 at the Witt Nursing Home.  Survived by daughter, Mrs. Woodrow Bliss of Wellsboro, son, Marlin Monks of Horseheads, four grandchildren, four great-grandchildren.  She was the widow of Lyle Monks, member of the Catlin Hollow Methodist Church.  Funeral was held Tuesday at the Kuhl Funeral Home, the Rev. Bruce Porter officiating; with burial in the Middlebury Union Cemetery, Keeneyville.

FULLER ADA J
Dec. 22, 1920
Death of Mrs. Geo Taylor
Mrs. Ada J. Taylor, wife of George Taylor, was born July 2, 1848, in Chatham, and died Dec. 16, 1920 at Monterey, N.Y., aged 71 years.  She was the daughter of Rev. Charles Fuller and Jane, his wife.  On July 5, 1871, she was married to George Taylor, of Chatham, and to them were born three daughters, Jennie, wife of T. F. Warren, of Monterey; Minnie, deceased, and Eliza, wife of Harry Gleason, also deceased.  She had been a faithful member of the Baptist church for 40 years.  She is survived by her husband, one daughter and one brother, Hyler S. Fuller, of Chatham, and two grandchildren, Clair Warren of Waterloo, N.Y. and Ruth Warren, of Monterey, N.Y.; also one great-granddaughter, Alice Warren, of Waterloo, N.Y., besides nephews and nieces and a host of friends.  The funeral was held at Keeneyville Dec. 19; burial in the Keeneyville cemetery.

DAWN MICHELE FULLER:  Dawn Michele Fuller, two-year-old daughter of A. Jack and Sylvia Schneider Fuller, of Tioga RD 1, died Friday, Jan. 11, 1974, in Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro, following a lengthy illness. She was born Jan, 29, 1971, in Wellsboro. Surviving, besides her parents, are two sisters, Bethany and Lisa, both at home; maternal grandparents, Max Schneider, of Horseheads, N.Y., and Mrs. Eleanor Rodgers, of Wellsboro, N.Y., and paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ira Fuller, of Tioga RD. The funeral was held Sunday at the Tussey Funeral Home, 139 Main Street, Wellsboro. Burial was in Middlebury Union Cemetery, Middlebury Center. The Rev. John Bedzyk, pastor of the Pentecostal Tabernacle Church, Elmira, N.Y. Officiated.

FULLER EARL LOVELL
Wellsboro Gazette – February 1, 1968
The community was shocked to learn of the death of Earl Fuller, of Knoxville.  Mr. Fuller had resided near Little Marsh nearly all his life-time.

FULLER EARL LOVELL
Wellsboro Gazette - January 25, 1968
Earl L. Fuller, 83, of Little Marsh died Sunday, January 21 at the Arnot Ogden Hospital, Elmira.  He was born April 2, 1884 at Trout Run Pa., the son of Melvin C. and Lydia Short Fuller.  Mr. Fuller was a retired carpenter.  He is survived by three sons, Carmen of Knoxville, Glendore of Gaines and Winthrop of Elkland, 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.  Several nieces and nephews.  Funeral services were held Wednesday at the Tussey Funeral Home.  The Rev. Albert Bolster, pastor of the Knoxville Baptist Church officiated.  Burial was in Middlebury Union Cemetery.

FULLER John E. Fuller
68, of Norris Brook Road, Middlebury Center, died
Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2010, at his home.  He was the husband of the late Bette Cheesman Fuller. John was born Feb. 22, 1942, in Middlebury Center, the son of the late Glenn and Margaret Daugherty Fuller.  He was a welder for North Penn Gas Company, member of the Wellsboro Moose, NRA and was an Army veteran. John enjoyed sports, playing softball, farming, hunting, fishing and traveling out west to hunt and fish. Surviving are daughters, Tamara (Brian) Myers of Chesapeak Beach, Md., Jennifer (Todd) Hall of Edgewater, Md., Melissa (Matthew) Tokar of North Ridgeville, Ohio; eight grandchildren, Brandon, Zachary, D.J., Jake, Samantha, Tyler, Zach and Katie; brothers, Glenn Fuller of Memphis, Tenn., Ted Fuller of Mansfield; sisters, Mary Fuller of Middlebury Center, Barbara Palmer of Little Marsh and Marina Swartwood of Westfield.  Friends and family are invited to John's Life Celebration on Saturday, Aug. 21, from 10 to 11 a.m., at Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, a "Life Celebration Home," 139 Main St., Wellsboro. The funeral will follow at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Middlebury Union Cemetery. If desired, memorials may be made in his memory to the Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, Strong Memorial Hospital, Unit 8-1200, 601 Elmwood Ave., Rochester, N. Y. 14642.- Wellsboro Gazette, August 18, 2010

FULLER MELVIN CHARLES
Wellsboro Agitator - January 18, 1923
Melvin C. Fuller, one of our older citizens, diedat the Blossburg Hospital, Jan. 2.  He was 80 years old and is survived by his widow and one son, Earl.  Funeral services were held Friday, Jan. 5th at the M. E. church.  Burial at Keeneyville.
 

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