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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.


KANE - GLADYS L. RICE
The Wellsboro Gazette - Wednesday, 5 Oct 1988, p. 12
Gladys L. Rice 83, a resident of Carleton Nursing Home, Wellsboro, formerly of RD#2, Middlebury Center, died Tuesday, Oct. 4, 1988 at the Nursing Home. Mrs. Rice was born March 23, 1905 in Shippen Township, the daughter of William and Susie Torpy Kane. She was the widow of Richard L. Rice who died Dec. 16, 1977. Mrs. Rice was a retired employee of the Corning Glass Works, Wellsboro Division. She is survived by her sister, Mrs. Anna Collins of Wellsboro. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, Wellsboro. Rev. Paul Mullen of St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church will officiate. Burial will be in the Middlebury Union Cemetery. The family will provide flowers. Those wishing to do so may make memorial contributions to the charity of their choice. There will be no visitation.

MARTIN R. KAUKEINEN age 22 of RD 2 Middlebury Center, PA died suddenly September 24, 1981.  Friends may call at the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, Friday 7-9 pm and Saturday 2-4 and 7-9 pm.  Funeral services will be held there Sunday at 2:00 pm, Rev. Edmund W. Minnich officiating.  Burial Middlebury Union Cemetery.  Survived by parents Ralph M. and France V. Wilcox Kaukeinen with whom he resided; one brother, Dale E. Kaukeinen of Goldsboro, NC; two nephews.  Marty was born July 20, 1959 in Wellsboro, PA.  He was employed by the Hohn Silo Co., Montrose, PA, a member of the American Motorcycle Assoc.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 9/26/1981

KECK - COOPER Anna E. (Keck) Age 82, of Wellsboro, PA, died on Wednesday, August 25, 2004. She was born on November 5, 1921, in Wellsboro, PA, a daughter of the late Frederick G. and Maude M. (Losinger) Keck. She was married on May 30, 1942 to Eugene Cooper. Anna was the former owner and operator of Coopers Restaurant. Mrs. Cooper is survived by her husband; brother and sister-in-law, Richard and Lucille Keck of Wellsboro, PA; daughter-in-law, Sandra M. Cooper of Wellsboro, PA; grandchildren, Gary and Amy Cooper II, of Wellsboro, PA, James and Debbi Cooper of Wellsboro, PA; and four great-grandchildren. Anna was predeceased by her son, Gary E. Cooper who died on January 16, 2003. Friends may call on Saturday, August 28, 2004,` from 12 to 2 p.m., at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., Wellsboro, PA. Funeral services will follow on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Laverne E. Holliday officiating. Interment will be in the Middlebury Union Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Middlebury Fire Department or the Tioga Firemen's Ambulance Association. bte

PHILLIP C. KECK
                Phillip Chris Keck, 44, of Dundalk, Md., died Monday, Oct. 2, 2000, in Dundalk, Md.   Born July 13, 1956, in Wellsboro, he was the son of Bruce F. Keck Sr. and  Theda Decker Keck.   He was a member of Dundalk Community Church. He was employed in restaurant management for 20 years. Preceding him in death were four sisters, one brother and his father. Surviving are his mother, Theda Keck of Wellsboro; two brothers, Bruce Keck   Jr. of Wellsboro and James Keck of Santa Clarita, Calif.; one nephew, Keck of Wellsboro; and close friends, Jan and Stan Akers of Dundalk, Md Funeral services were held at Duda-Ruck Funeral Home, Dundalk, Md. Burial was made at Keeneyville Cemetery.  Memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.

KEENEY Arthur M.
Wellsboro Gazette - January 26, 1939
Arthur M. Keeney, 79, native of Keeneyville, died at his home here at midnight Saturday.  Funeral services were held at the Evans funeral home at 1:30 o'clock yesterday afternoon.  The Rev. Charles William Sheriff, pastor of the First Baptist church officiated; burial was made at Keeneyville.  Surviving are his wife, Mary Wheeler Keeney; two daughters, Mrs. F. F. Wood, Elmira; Mrs. Frank Sweet, Niles Valley; a son, Harry, Keeneyville; a brother, Burton, San Diego, California; a sister, Mrs. Eva Guernsey, Durr, Tucson, Arizona.

KEENEY – Ernest A. Keeney, aged 58 years, of Corning, died Thursday (June 1, 1944), after a long illness. He was born June 20, 1886 at Ansonia, son of Richard H. and Nellie Carl Keeney. For the past few years he had lived in Corning and was employed in the Corning Glass Works. Survivors include four children: Mrs. Marguerite Day of Woodhull; Ralph Keeney, Earl Keeney, both of Corning; Catherine Keeney of Anaconda, Mont.; three brothers, Ray Keeney of Caton, Guy Keeney of Salinas, Calif., Edwin Keeney of Endicott; four sisters, Mrs. Minnie Treat of Knoxville, Mrs. Anna O’Brien of Hammondsport, Mrs. Charlotte Lane of Painted Post, Mrs. Eva Smith of Union; four step-sisters, Mrs. R. Ames of Keeneyville, Mrs. Dora Bristol of Fort Edward, Mrs. Grace Treat of Osceola, Mrs. Lettie Lane of Rochester; two step-brothers, Edward Carl of Corning, William Carl of Osceola; 3 grandchildren, Donald, Esther and John Abbott of Woodhull; and several nieces and nephews. Burial in the Keeneyville cemetery Saturday. – Wellsboro Agitator, 7 June 1944, p.2

KEENEY Hattie A
Gazette and Bulletin (Williamsport, Pennsylvania) - June 11, 1946
Wellsboro - Mrs. Hattie A. Stanford, of Middlebury Center R. D. 2, died at the Blossburg Hospital Thursday.  Survivors include her husband, LaRue Stanford, a son, two sisters and a brother.  The funeral was held today.

KEENEY IDA
Wellsboro Gazette - January 31, 1935
Mrs. Ida S. Costley Dies at Son's Home.  Mrs. Ida Stella Costley, 79, died at her home, Middlebury, R. D. 2, Saturday, January 26.  She is survived by a son, Ray Costley.  The funeral was held at the home at 2 p.m. with burial in the Middlebury Union Cemetery.

 

KEENEY Jordan B. Keeney

84 of Middlebury Center, died on Monday, Jan. 31, 2011. He was born on Feb. 23, 1926, in Middlebury Center, a son of the late Seymour B. and Alice (Cummings) Keeney.  Jordan was a dairy farmer for most of his life and an active trapper and hunter.  He is survived by a sister and brother-in-law, Marlea and Bob Ownes of Williamsburg, Va.; brother-in-law, Fred Elliott of Harrisburg; many nieces and nephews.  Friends may call on Friday, Feb. 4, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., Wellsboro. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Robert Morris officiating. Interment will be in the Middlebury Union Cemetery, Middlebury Center.   Wellsboro Gazette – February 1, 2011

KEENEY Lola
Wellsboro Gazette - January 30, 1969
The funeral of Mrs. Lola Doan was held Saturday, January 25th at the Kuhl Funeral Home in Wellsboro. Burial was in the Middlebury Union Cemetery.  She was a 1ife long resident of Keeneyville.

Wellsboro Gazette - January 30, 1969
Mrs. Lola Doane, 89, of Keeneyville, died Wednesday at her home.  She was the widow of Vernie Doane.  She was born Sept. 28, 1879 in Middlebury Township, the daughter of Van Buren and Sarah Short Keeney.  She attended the Keeneyville Methodist Church.  She is survived by a son, Elwood and a daughter, Miss Viva Doane, both at home.  Funeral services were held Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Keeneyville Methodist Church, with the Rev. Kermitt Shrawder officiating.  Burial was in Middlebury Union Cemetery.  Funeral arrangements were made by the Kuhl Funeral Home.

KEENEY NELLIE WEST
Wellsboro Gazette – March 17, 1966
Mrs. Nelly Gee Died Thursday - Mrs. Nelly W. Gee of Middlebury Center, PA. died Thursday, March 10, 1966 at her home.  She was the wife of Leander Gee. She was born March 23, 1872 in Nelson, the daughter of Simon and Zella Grover Keeney.  She was a member of the Keeneyville Methodist Church; Rebekah Lodge 28; and Middlebury Grange.  In addition to her husband, she is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Ivan Taylor; three sons, Fredric M., Ephraim A., and Gordon K., all of Middlebury Center; two brothers, Simon of Cleveland, Ohio and McKeene of Boston, Mass.; 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.  Funeral services were held from the family home in Middlebury Sunday afternoon, with the Rev. Kermit Shrawder officiating.  Burial was made in the Middlebury Union Cemetery.

Mrs. Leander Gee - Wellsboro, Pa.
Mrs. Nelly W. Gee of Middlebury Center, PA, died today at her home.   She was the wife of Leander Gee ... Friends may call anytime at the family home.  Services will be held there at 2 p.m.  The Rev. Kermit Shrawder will officiate and burial will be in the Middlebury Union Cemetery.  Arrangements are in charge of the Johnson and Tussey Funeral Home in Wellsboro.

KEENEY Olin
Wellsboro Agitator, Tioga, PA --Thursday, November 14, 1957
Olin Keeney, 72, of Middlebury Center, died Thursday, November 7, 1957 at the Blossburg State Hospital. He is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Lola Doan of Keeneyville and Mrs. Stella Edwards of Elmira. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at the Shortsville Church. Burial was in Middlebury Union Cemetery, Keeneyville.

KEENEY Richard H – Funeral services for the Rev. Richard H. Keeney, 75, who died at his brother’s home in Maine, NY, February 20 (1935), were held Saturday at Keeneyville M.E. Church; burial in Middlebury Union Cemetery. Born the son of Mr. & Mrs. Richard Keeney, in Keeneyville, Feb. 3, 1860, he served the Baptist Church for about 20 years, later purchasing a farm near Caton, NY. About a year ago he went to Maine to live with his son. His first wife, Nellie Carl, died in 1901, and his second, Helen Gleason of Caton, in 1932. Surviving are four sons, Ernest and Guy of Absarokee, Montana; Ray of Caton, and Edwin of Maine, NY; four daughters, Mrs. Bert Treat of Keeneyville; Mrs. A.I. O’Brien of Hammondsport; Mrs. Carl Lane of Painted Post, and Mrs. Lynn Smith of Vestal; 24 grandchildren and 29 great grandchildren. – Wellsboro Gazette, 28 Feb. 1935, p.7

KEENEY Simon - A Bad Accident - A Delmar Citizen killed under the Wheels of his Wagon - Last Tuesday morning Mr. Simon Keeney, of Delmar, was engaged in hauling railroad ties from the mountain in Baldwin run, five or six miles north of this borough. While he was driving down the steep hill he fell off the load, and the wagon wheels ran over his head, crushing the skull. Mr. M--- Bennett had helped in loading the ties, and he went down the hill ahead of Mr. Keeney. He noticed the team running away, and retraced his steps and found Mr. Keeney lying dead in the track, his arms and body showing many bruises. Mr. Keeney was about thirty-eight years of age. He leaves a wife and six children. He was a sober, industrious and warm hearted man. The remains were interred in the Keeneyville cemetery. - Wellsboro Agitator, September 10, 1889

KEENEY Van Buren “Bude”
Wellsboro Agitator - January 24, 1934
Bude Keeney, aged 81 years, of Shortsville, died early Saturday morning.  The funeral was held yesterday afternoon; burial in the Keeneyville cemetery.  Mr. Keeney is survived by two daughters, Mrs. LaRue Standford, of Shortsville, and Mrs. Vernie Doane, of Keeneyville, and one son, Olin Keeney, of Shortsville.

 

KEENEY Van Buren

SHORTSVILLE, Jan. 27,—The funeral of Van Buran Keeney was held Tuesday at the Shortsvllle Church. The Rev. D. N. Place officiated and Interment was at Keeneyvtlle cemetery. Mr. Keeney was born February 14, 1852 in Middebury. In 1871 he married Sarah Short of Chatham, who died March 15, 1932. To them was born five children, Mrs. Hattie Stanford of Shortsville; Mrs. Lola Doane of Keeneyvllle; Mrs. Stella Edwards of Elmira and Olen at home; and one son Frank, who died when an infant. He is also survived by one brother H. S. Keeney of Crooked Creek; six grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Corning Evening Leader, January 27 1934

KELLY JANE E
Wellsboro Gazette – February 27, 1941
Mrs. Jane Kelly Monks, 80, widow of the late John A. Monks, of Wellsboro, R.D., died Saturday evening at the home of her granddaughter, Mrs. Daniel VanDusen in Durrel, Pa.  Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at the Evans & Johnson funeral home, with burial in Keeneyville cemetery, Rev. C. W. Sheriff officiated.  Mrs. Monks was born in Shortsville February 12, 1861, the daughter of Sylvester and Sarah Cole Kelly.  Survivors include two sons, Alva and Lyle, both of Wellsboro, R. D.; 13 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-granddaughter.

KELLY JANE E.
Wellsboro Agitator, Tioga, PA-- Wednesday, March 5, 1941
Jane Kelly was born Feb. 12, 1861 at Shortsville. Her parents were Sylvester Kelly and Sarah Cole Kelly. Her father was killed in the Civil War and the death of her mother a few years later made her an orphan at the age of six. She and a brother, Charles, two years older, went to live with an uncle, Dennis Cole, in Chatham. Her only brother died eight years later. She was married to John A. Monks, of Farmington, June 24, 1877. He died in 1918.   They bought a tract of land at Stokesdale, now called Wellsboro Junction, cleared it and built their home there. To them were born Bertha (Mrs. Lewis Potter) and Grace, both deceased, at the age of 26, and Lyle and Alba, who reside at Wellsboro Junction. ... Mrs. Monks had been in poor health for several years but bore this in her usual courageous way. For the past seven years, she had made her home during the winter with the granddaughter, whom she reared, Mrs. Dan VanDusen, of Durell. She died there Feb. 22. Besides her 2 sons, she leaves 13 grandchildren and one gr-gr--grandchild. The funeral was held Feb. 25 at the Evans & Johnson Funeral Home, Rev. C. W. Sheriff officiating. Burial in the Keeneyville Cemetery. The pallbearers were her grandsons, Ralph, Marlin, Stephen, Hugh and Robert Monks and Valorus Carpenter.

GEORGE KENYON, 79 OF Middlebury, Pa., Sunday, Feb. 17, 1957.  Survived by nephew, William Kenyon of Sanborn, N.Y.  Body at Kenyon Funeral Home, Elkland where friends may call.  Funeral today at 2 p.m. in Shortsville (Pa.) Baptist Church.  Middlebury Union Cemetery, Kenneyville, Pa.  –Elmira Advertiser -2/20/1957

KING EVA
Wellsboro Agitator May 12, 1943
MRS. EVA K. HACKETT
The funeral of Mrs. Eva King Hackett, aged 76 years, of Wellboro, who died at the Soldiers And Sailors Memorial Hospital Sunday, will be held at 2 o'clock, Wednesday afternoon, at the Evans & Johnson Funeral Home; burial in the Keeneyville cemetery.  Mrs. Hackett had been residing with her daughter,  Mrs. John Spencer of Austin street. She was the widow of Edward Hackett, who died several years ago. She was a member of the Baptist  church.  Surviving, besides her daughter are a son, Petty Officer Elmo Hackett, of Gaines, stationed with  U. S. Naval Reserve at Philadelphia, and a brother, Merrill King of Wellsboro, three grandcbildren and one great grandchild.

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105, a resident of Broad Acres Nursing & Rehabilitation Facility in Wellsboro, PA, died on Sunday, November 4, 2007. Born on October 11, 1902 in Holiday, PA, Frances was the daughter of Edward and Ida Kinnan. She was predeceased by her husband, Horace "Hod" M. Griffin in 1990 and her brother, Ivan Kinnan in 1967. Frances received her teaching degree from Mansfield State Normal School in 1923 and attended Missionary School in Alabama. She taught in Antrim, PA, and Monroe and Long Island, NY. Hod and Fran moved to Tioga to live in the family home following his return from England during World War II until they moved to Corning nearer Hod's work at the Ingersoll-Rand. Frances volunteered at the Corning Hospital and the Corning Chapter of the American Cancer Society. After retirement the Griffins spent their winters in Clearwater, FL and their summers at the Thousand Islands. Following Hod's death in 1990, Frances became a resident of Forestview Manor in Elkland before moving to Country Terrace in 2003 and subsequently to Broad Acres Facility in April 2007. The Griffins were Sunday School teachers at St. Andrew's Church in Tioga and later became communicants at Christ Episcopal Church in Corning. Frances was a member of the Eastern Star in Tioga. Survivors include her nephew, Richard and Barbara Kinnan of Middlebury Center, PA, and Apache Junction, AZ; close friends and caregivers, Fred and Judy LaVancher of Tioga; four great-nieces and a great-nephew, five great-great-nieces and seven great-great-nephews, several cousins, and many friends. A Memorial Service celebrating the lives of Horace M. and Frances K. Griffin will be held at St. Andrew's Church in Tioga at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 17, 2007. A private committal service for Frances will be at the Middlebury-Union Cemetery in Keeneyville, PA. During Fran's time at Country Terrace and Broad Acres, she was exceedingly thankful for the care given to her by the caregivers and staff at these facilities. In lieu of flowers, it is Fran's wish that memorial contributions be made to St. Andrew's Church, PO Box 386, Tioga, PA 16946. Arrangements are entrusted to the Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory & Monuments, PC, Mansfield, PA.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 11/6/2007.

 

KLARA - BATHRICK
Veronica K. of Keeneyville, PA Age 86, died Thursday, January 12, 2006. Born December 19, 1919 in Rome, NY, she was the daughter of Paul and Katherine Warzyca Klara. She was married to Howard E. Bathrick, who survives. She was a homemaker and attended St. Catherine's Church in Westfield. Surviving, besides her husband, are two grandchildren, Jasin (Heather Hurlburt) Colegrove of Lawrenceville, PA, and Shauna (Robert Edelen) Colegrove of Frederick, MD; a great-granddaughter, Alexandria Edelen; two sisters, her twin, Helen Ambrose of Rome, NY, and Phyllis Urbanski of Columbia, SC. She was predeceased by a daughter, Norma Colegrove, in 1992; and three sisters, Josephine Bogdanowicz, Mary Klara, and Frances Klara. Graveside Services will be held in Middlebury Union Cemetery at a later date. Arrangements are entrusted to the Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, PA.

KNAPP CLARISSA
Wellsboro Agitator, Tioga, PA-Wednesday, May 16, 1917
Little Marsh--Rev. Fay Chapman was called to Keeneyville last Wednesday to preach the funeral sermon of Mrs. Clara Hackett, widow of the late John Hackett. She died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ira White of Elmira. Mrs. Hackett was formerly an esteemed resident of Chatham. She had passed her 4 score years and was much respected by all who knew her.

KNAPP Harriet
Wellsboro Agitator - February 1, 1899
Chatham, Jan. 30 - Mrs. Harriet Cloos died of cancer at her home at East Chatham, January 23d, after a long and painful illness.  She was born at East Venice, Cayuga county, N.Y., June 11, 1840.  She came to Chatham when 12 years of age.  She was the wife of Mr. William Cloos.  She leaves her husband, one daughter, Mrs. John Wickman, of East Chatham, and an adopted daughter, Mrs. A. M. VanGelder, of Odessa, N.Y.; also three sisters - Mrs. M. J. Crumbell, of Westhaven, Mich., Mrs. Lanning, of South Butler, N.Y., Mrs. Gibson, of Beloit, Wis., and one brother - Theodore Knapp, of Rockton, Ill.  She was a kind and loving wife and mother and will be greatly missed in the home she has left.

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KREGER Jean A. Cooper

83, of Wellsboro, died Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011, at her home surrounded by her loving family.  Jean was born June 27, 1928. in Blossburg, a daughter of Benjamin and Hazel (House) Kreger. She was the wife of the late Bernard Cooper who died in 1993.  Jean was the owner/operator of Cottage Crafts for 30 years and had been employed at Corning Glass in Wellsboro. She was a member of the Asaph Methodist Church.  Jean is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, David R. and Kay Cooper, Mark B. and Connie Cooper, Daniel J. and Gina Cooper, all of Wellsboro; two daughters and sons-in-law, Susan J. and Douglas Patt of Wellsboro, Beth A. and Douglas Cohick of Nauvoo; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Dean and Susan Kreger of Morris, Robert Kreger of Liberty; and her loving companion, Bobby Cochran, of Liberty. Family and friends are invited to call on Saturday, Nov. 19, from 10 to 11 a.m., at the Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory & Monuments, PC, 637 S. Main St., Mansfield. A memorial service will be held immediately following the visitation at 11 a.m., at the funeral home with Pastor Sherri Butters officiating. Burial will be in Middlebury Union Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in Jean's memory to Laurel Hospice, 24 Walnut St., Wellsboro, Pa. 16901.  Wellsboro Gazette – December 1, 2011

 

LANDON Nellie

Wellsboro Agitator – Wednesday, October 28, 1936

Mrs. Nellie Landon Davis, aged 52 years, wife of Claude Davis, of Little Marsh, died early Sunday morning. She is survived by her husband and five daughters. The funeral will be held afternoon at 1 o'clock at Shortsville church; burial in Keeneyville cemetery.

 

LaPOINT – Charles Harold LaPoint, 53, of Middlebury Center RD2, died Friday, April 13, 1962. He was a member of the Shortsville Baptist Church. Survived by wife, Mrs. Iva LaPoint; sister, Mrs. Mazie Freeman of Middlebury Center RD2, Mrs. Culla Keeler of Jersey Shore; brothers, Dewey, Joseph and Andrew of Middlebury Center, Leon of Wellsboro, Ralph of Covington. Funeral service was held Monday at 2 PM at Johnson & Tussey Funeral Home, Wellsboro. The Rev. Richard Shaw officiated. Burial was in Middlebury Union. – Mansfield Advertiser, 18 April 1962, p.2

LaPOINT IRVING J
Wellsboro Agitator, Tioga, PA---Wednesday, August 24, 1938
Irving LaPoint, aged 77 years, of Little Marsh, died August 16. He is survived by his widow and 7 children. The funeral was held Friday at the home; burial in the Keeneyville Cemetery.

LaPOINT Leon E.
Wellsboro Gazette, Tioga, PA-Wednesday, July 10, 1985
Leon E. LaPoint, age 82, a resident of the Chemung County Nursing Facilities, Heritage Park, Elmira, N.Y. died Tuesday, July 9, 1985 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Elmira, N.Y.  He was born September 4,1902 in Tioga County, Pa. the son of Irving and Alice Applebee LaPoint.  He  was a retired lumberman.  He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Aldeen Gurnet of Waverly, N.Y., Mrs. Ronald (Jacqueline) Moss of RD 5, Wellsboro, and 6 grandchildren.  Friends may call at the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, Wellsboro, on Friday from 10 to 11 a.m. Funeral services will be held there on Friday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. S. Wade Stewart officiating. Burial Middlebury Union Cemetery.

LAWTON - FULLER
Wyona Lawton Age 75, of East Avenue, Wellsboro, PA, died May 15, 2005 at home. She was the wife of the late James Fuller. Wyona was born June 3, 1929 in Delmar Township, PA, the daughter of the late Jacob Dewey and Clara Jones Lawton. She was a "1947" graduate of Wellsboro Junior-Senior High School and worked for Wilkinson-Dunn, and was employed by the Tioga County Conservation Office and Wundies, retiring July 1, 1993. She attended the Christian Missionary Alliance Church in Holiday, PA. Surviving are sons and daughters-in-law, Ralph Eldon (Patricia) Fuller, Arlington, VA, Brian Paul (Cheryl) Fuller, Middlebury Center, PA, and Dean Francis Fuller, Wellsboro; daughter and son-in-law, Pamela Jean Fuller (Kenneth) Voytko, Northern Cambria, PA; seven grandchildren, Daniel Patrick Fuller, Benjamin Michael Voytko, Candice Lynn Fuller, Angel May Fuller, Bobbi Jean Fuller, Casey Scott Fuller and Zane Hiram Fuller; one great-grandson, Anthony Richard Michael, Jr.; sister and brother-in-law, Rose (Larry) Crane, Tioga, PA; brothers-in-law, Morgan Hilfiger, Jr., Mainesburg, PA, Gene Fuller, Little Marsh, and A. Jack Fuller, Middlebury; sisters-in-law, Marilyn Springston, Raleigh, NC, Wilma Nagy, Middlebury, PA, and Lula Mae Baheri, San Jose, California. She was predeceased by a son, Michael Dewey Fuller; and sister, Verna Hilfiger. Friends and relatives are invited to Wyona's Life Celebration on Wednesday, May 18, 2005, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, a "Life Celebration Home", 139 Main Street, Wellsboro, PA. Funeral there Thursday, May 19, 2005, at 11 a.m. with Rev. Robert Shuey officiating. Burial in Middlebury Union Cemetery. Family will provide flowers. Memorials in her memory may be made to Laurel Hospice, 24 Walnut St., Wellsboro, PA 16901, or Holiday Christian Missionary Alliance Church, R.R. 2 Box 304, Middlebury Center, PA 16935.

LAWTON –WYONA LAWTON FULLER, age 75, of East Avenue, Wellsboro, PA, died May 15, 2005 at home.  She was the wife of the late James Fuller.  Wyona was born June 3, 1929 in Delmar Township, PA, the daughter of the late Jacob Dewey and Clara Jones Lawton.  She was a “1947” graduate of Wellsboro Junior-Senior High School and worked for Wilkinson-Dunn, and was employed by the Tioga County Conservation Office and Wundies, retiring July 1, 1993.  She attended the Christian Missionary Alliance Church in Holiday, PA.  Surviving are sons and daughters-in-law, Ralph Eldon (Patricia) Fuller, Arlington, VA, Brian Paul (Cheryl) Fuller, Middlebury Center, PA, and Dean Francis Fuller, Wellsboro; daughter and son-in-law, Pamela Jean Fuller (Kenneth) Voytko, Northern Cambria, PA; seven grandchildren, Daniel Patrick Fuller, Benjamin Michael Voytko, Candice Lynn Fuller, Angel May fuller, Bobbi Jean Fuller, Casey Scott Fuller and Zane Hiram fuller; one great-grandson, Anthony Richard Michael, Jr.; sister and brother-in-law, Rose (Larry) Crane, Tioga, PA; brothers-in-law, Morgan Hilfiger, Jr., Mainesburg, PA, Gene fuller, Little Marsh, and A. Jack Fuller, Middlebury; sisters-in-law, Marilyn Springston, Raleigh, NC, Wilma Nagy, Middlebury, PA, and Lula Mae Baheri, San Jose, California.  She was predeceased by a son Michael Dewey fuller; and sister, Verna Hilfiger.  Friends and relatives are invited to Wyona’s Life Celebration on Wednesday,  May 18, 2005, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, a “Life Celebration Home”, 139 Main Street, Wellsboro, PA.  Funeral there Thursday, May 19, 2005, at 11 a.m. with Rev. Robert Shuey officiating.  Burial in Middlebury Union Cemetery.  Family will provide flowers.  Memorials in her memory may be made to Laurel Hospice, 24 Walnut St., Wellsboro, PA or Holiday Christian Missionary Alliance Church, RR 2 Box 304, Middlebury Center, PA.  –Elmira Star Gazette.

LEACH JANE
Wellsboro Agitator Sept. 7, 1910
Mrs. Jane Mosher, formerly of this place, died Friday at Cowanesque, at the home of her granddaughter, Mrs. Ben Hill.   She is survived by two children - Mrs. Bert Owlett, of Chatham and Mr. Frank Griffin, of Middlebury.  The funeral will be held Friday, at 2 p.m. at the Shortsville church, Rev. E. W. Collings officiating; interment in the Keeneyville cemetery.

 

LEACH Lucinda

Elmira Daily Gazette and Free Press – July 8, 1903

Mrs. Lucinda Macomber died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Edward Close of No. 35 Bridge Street yesterday from a complication of diseases.

Mrs. Macomber was sixty-nine years of age.  She was a native of Canisteo, though for a few years previous to coming to Corning she lived at Chatham Valley, Pa.  About eight months ago she took up her residence with her daughter in Corning.  The funeral was private.  The remains will be taken to Keeneyville for burial.

 

LEACH Myron

Wellsboro Agitator – Wednesday, October 23, 1895

DEATH OF A PROMINENT CITIZEN

Myron Leach dies at his home in Chatham - A sudden and peculiar sickness. Little Marsh, Oct 21 -- Mr. Myron Leach died last Friday at 20 minutes past 12 o'clock.  On Tuesday morning he complained of not feeling well but got up, his cows as usual ready for milking. He then went into the house and ate his breakfast. He went out again and vomited some, went in and told his wife he would lie down a little while. All at once he threw up his hands and fell backward heavily to the floor, the blood running from his ear. Drs. White and Fulkerson were soon there, and upon examination they found that his skull was cracked. He was conscious until evening, when he fell into a stupor and never roused from it, and died as above stated. Mr. Leach was born in the town of Howard in Steuben county, N. Y. in May 1833, and was the eldest son of Dt. Harvey Leach. He came to Chatham with his father when about eight years of age. He was married in 1855 to Emeline Colegrove. He leaves a wife and one son, ex-District Attorney H. B. Leach of Blossburg. He owned a large farm and considerable personal property. 

 

LEACH Walter J. Leach Jr. 

Shamokin Dam: Walter Leach, Jr., 87, died  on Thursday, July 19, 2012, at The Manor at Penn Village nursing home in Selinsgrove, PA, due to complications of lung cancer. He was born on May 25, 1925, in Huntingdon, PA, the son of the late Walter Leach and Annamary Dean Leach. He graduated from Chambersburg High School in 1943. He was a nose-gunner on a B-24 "M" Liberator Bomber named "Battle Axe" in World War II. After the war, he joined the Pennsylvania National Guard of Mansfield. He married Margaret Jean Barden of Mansfield, PA, in 1951. Walt spent 17-months in Korea where he flew medical evacuation helicopters at the end of the Korean War. He went on to become a Helicopter Flight Instructor and eventually a Senior Flight Aviator. After the service, he received a B.A. in Sociology/Geography from Concord University in West Virginia in 1970 and then received his M.A. from East Tennessee State University. After a stint as Superintendent of Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park in West Virginia, he returned to Pennsylvania where he had several state civil service positions. He retired in 1985 and enjoyed travelling with his wife. Over the years they visited 13 countries in Europe and 49 states. He was also a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Northumberland, PA.  He is survived by his loving wife of 60-years, Margaret; son David W. Leach in Laurel, MD; daughter Gail Barrett and granddaughter Abigail in Philadelphia; son and daughter-in law Brian A. Leach and Theresa Donati, M.D. and grandchildren Karsen, Sydney, and Weston in Evergreen, Colorado; son Daniel Leach and daughter-in-law Amy and grandchildren Danielle, Samantha, Jessica, and Timothy, in Exton, PA; sister Elizabeth Palmer in Shippensburg, PA; sister-in-law Frances Leach in Brookville, PA; brother-in-law Edward Barden in Lancaster, PA; sister-in-law Ann Miller in Corning, NY, and many nephews and nieces. He was predeceased by son Allen Leach, and brother, Dr. Charles D. Leach. Friends and family are invited to call from 11-11:30 a.m. on Monday, July 23rd, at the Wilston Funeral Home, 130 South Main Street, Mansfield, PA. The burial service will immediately follow at the Middlebury Union Cemetery in Keeneyville, PA., with Reverend Dr. Jonathan West of the Mansfield First United Methodist Church officiating.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: First Presbyterian Church, 114 Queen Street, Northumberland, PA, 17857.  The family would like to thank The Manor at Penn Village nursing home in Selinsgrove for their support and gentle care in Walt's final stage of life.  Star Gazette – July 22, 2012

 

LEONARD ADELIA
Wellsboro Agitator - February 15, 1939
Mrs. Adelia Leonard Gee, aged 83 years, of Middlebury, died Wednesday morning, February 8, at her home.  She was the widow of Leander Gee, Sr., who died December 29, 1917.  She is survived by two sons, Frank H. and Leander L., both of Middlebury; seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.  The funeral was held Monday, burial in the Keeneyville cemetery.  Mrs. Gee was born in Farmington, May 26, 1855, daughter of the late Justus and Nancy Young Leonard.  She was married April 24, 1872, to Leander Gee, son of Joseph and Lavina Culver Gee, of Farmington.  Mrs. Gee was a member of the M. E. Church and the Grange.

LOCEY –EDNA L. INGERICK age 88 of Wellsboro, PA died October 23, 1998 at Broad Acres Nursing Home, where she resided.  She was the wife of Ivan Ingerick who died in 1988.  Born May 25, 1910 in Keeneyville, PA she was the daughter of the late Onie and Anna Mae Sample Locey.  She was a housewife and member of the former Welsh Settlement Congregational Church.  Survived by; son and daughter-in-law, Harold and Jean Ingerick of Wellsboro, PA; daughter and son-in-law, Helen and Victor Mahosky of Waterville, PA; sister, Bessie Rice, Mansfield, PA; 11 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.  Friends may call at the Tussey-Mosher Funeral home, Wellsboro, PA Sunday, October 25, 1998 from 1:00 -2:00 p.m.  Funeral to follow at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Verne Holliday officiating.  Burial in Middlebury Union Cemetery.  –Elmira Star Gazette

LOCKWOOD MARION S.
Wellsboro Agitator – March 3, 1920
Mrs. Milo Clark died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Fay  Harrington, Feb. 21.  The funeral was held at the home on Tuesday, Rev. Fay Chapman, officiating; interment in the Keeneyville cemetery.

LOCKWOOD MARION S.
--Mrs. Marion S. Lockwood Clark, widow of Milo Clark, died Feb. 21, 1920 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Fay Harrington, in Chatham.  She had been in failing health for the past year and had been confined to bed since October.  Her husband died three years ago last July.  Mrs. Clark was born at Locke, N.Y., July 6, 1850, and would have been 70 years old the coming July.  She is survived by five children, Flora, wife of Andrew J. Erway, of Chatham; Andrew J. Clark, of Sabinsville; Lettie, wife of Will King, of Lindley, N.Y.; Myra, wife of Howard Weaver, of Hunt, N.Y.; Grace E., wife of Fay Harrington, of Chatham.  Funeral services were held last Tuesday afternoon, Rev. Fay Chapman, of Ulysses, officiating; interment in the Keeneyville cemetery.

ARTHUR F. LOFGREN, age 86, of 3 Charles Street, Wellsboro, PA died July 9, 1997 at the Green Home, Wellsboro, PA.  He was the husband of Nina G. Cummings Lofgren, who died October 21, 1993.  He was born March 22, 1911 in Corning, New York the son of the late Adolph and Lydia Bloom Lofgren.  As a young man, he studied violin under a very famous violinist by the name of Stoving in New York City.  For many years he was in charge of the string department in the Corning School System.  He also performed recitals at Mansfield University.  He worked as a private string instructor in several school systems and directed various county orchestras.  He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, 130 Main Street, Wellsboro, PA, where he scheduled ushers, greeters, lay readers and acolytes and communion serves for over two decades.  He is survived by daughters and sons-in-law: Patricia D. and Ted C. Cedarstrand of Ridgewood, NJ; Joan E. and John R. Gosnell of Lima, OH; brother-in-law, Roy Cummings, Sr. of Troy, PA; four grandchildren: James Cedarstrand of Ho-Ho-Kus; Jeffrey Cedarstrand of Ridgewood, NJ; Jennifer Eggemeyer of Evanston, IL, and Julia Lewis of Columbus, OH.  He was preceded in death by a son, Art F. Lofgren, Jr. in 1958.  Friends may call at the First Presbyterian Church, 130 Main Street, Wellsboro, PA on Friday, July 11, 1997 from 3:00-4:00 p.m.  Funeral immediately following at 4:00 p.m. with the Rev. Franklin Helt officiating.  Burial in Middlebury Union Cemetery.  If desired, memorials may be sent to the First Presbyterian Church, 130 Main Street, Wellsboro, PA.  Arrangements by Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, 139 Main Street, Wellsboro, PA.  –Elmira Star Gazette.

ARTHUR F. LOFGREN, 86, of Wellsboro, PA died July 9, 1997 at the green Home, Wellsboro.  He was born March 22, 1911 in Corning, NY, the son of the late Adolph and Lydia Bloom Lofgren.  Mr. Lofgren was a professional violin player and was very active in the First Presbyterian Church in Wellsboro.  He is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law; brother-in-law, Roy Cummings, Sr. of Troy, PA; four grandchildren.  He was predeceased by his wife, Nina Cummings Lofgren, who died October 21, 1993; and a son, Arthur F. Lofgren Jr., in 1958.  Funeral services were held July 11 at the First Presbyterian Church in Wellsboro with the Rev. Franklin Helt officiating and burial to be in Middlebury Union Cemetery.  Arrangements were by the Tussey-Mosher funeral Home in Wellsboro.

LONGBOTHUM - MRS. IDA A. CARPENTER
 Mrs. Ida A. Carpenter, 82, of Middlebury Center RD 2, died Friday, July 27, 1973, in the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital.  She was the widow of Lawrence Carpenter. Mrs. Carpenter was born Jan. 14, 1891, in Middlebury Twp., a daughter of Erie and Adelaide White Longbothum. She was a member of the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church at Holiday. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Elwood Robinson, of Crooked Creek; two sons, Charles G., of Norfolk, Va., and Leonard F., of Middlebury Center, 10 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. The funeral was held on Monday at the church.  Burial was in Middlebury Union Cemetery.  The Rev. Robert Reese, her pastor, officiated.

LOSEY –BESSIE L. RICE, 86, of Mansfield, PA, April 26, 2002 at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro, PA.  She was born August 6, 1915 in Keeneyville, PA, the daughter of Onie & Anna Sample Losey.  Bessie was employed as a cook at the Farmer in The Dell Restaurant.  She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Mansfield & Twilight Chapter #475 O.E.S.  She is survived by a son & daughter-in-law, Jerry & Sharon Rice of Mansfield, PA, a daughter & son-in-law, Sonja & Wade W. Cothran of Houston, TX, 3 grandsons, Wilson Cothran, James & William Gates, a granddaughter, Sharyl Lloyd & 2 great-granddaughters, Kaitlyn Gates & Anne Marie Cothran.  She was predeceased by her husband, Wilson in 1997 and a grandson, Wade Cothran V.  Friends are invited to call at the Wilston Funeral Home, 18 N. Main St., Mansfield, PA Sunday 2-3 PM, O.E.S. services and funeral services will follow there Sunday at 3:00 PM with Rev. Joyce Treas, her pastor officiating.  Burial in Middlebury Union Cemetery, Keeneyville, PA. –McKay Scrapbook

LOSEY - Mr. Isaac Losey, of Keeneyville, died last Friday of cholera morbus only a few hours after being attacked by the disease. He was about 70 years of age, and he had been a lifelong resident of that neighborhood, his father, Isaac Losey, being one of the pioneers in that region. The funeral was held last Saturday afternoon. - Wellsboro Agitator, September 10, 1889

LOSEY - Onie J. Losey, age 79, of Wellsboro RD3, formerly of Jackson Summit, died Friday, Oct. 18, 1963. He was a retired cheesemaker; member of Keeneyville Methodist church. Survived by wife, Mrs. Frances Updyke Losey; daughters, Mrs. Ivan Ingrick of Wellsboro RD3, Mrs. Wilson Rice of Mansfield; son, Kenneth of Bath; step-daughter, Mrs. Charles Jerzak of Millerton; eight grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren. Funeral was held at Johnson & Tussey Funeral Home, Wellsboro on Sunday at 2 p.m., the Rev. Herman Theetge officiated. Burial was in Middlebury Union Cemetery.

LOSINGER Ina
Wellsboro Gazette - March 3, 1966
Funeral services for Mrs. Ina Hackett, 68, of Wellsboro RD 6, who died Saturday, February 26, 1966 at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, were held Monday with burial in Middlebury Union Cemetery.  The Rev. Janet Beahm officiated and arrangements were in charge of the Johnson and Tussey Funeral Home.  She was the wife of Arthur J. Hackett.  She was born December 23, 1897 in Delmar Township, the daughter of John and Martha Wood Losinger.  She was a member of Balsam Grange.  In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons, Robert of Wellsboro RD 3, and Willard of Mansfield RD 1; two sisters, Mrs. Nina Wilcox and Mrs. Margaret Wilcox, both of Wellsboro; six brothers, Fred Losinger, of Binghamton, Eber, Kenneth, Floyd and Marion, all of Wellsboro, and Richard,  of Columbia Cross Roads; 22 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

LOVE Samuel
Wellsboro Agitator, Tioga, PA -- Wednesday, August 15, 1900, Pg 1
Little Marsh, August 14 -- Mr. Samuel W. Love, age 67, died at 7:30 o'clock Friday morning (Aug. 10, 1900), after having been in poor health for a year past. He was born in Locke, Cayuga county, NY. When he was 17 years old his father died, leaving nine children, eight of whom were younger than Samuel. About three years after his father's death, Mr. Love removed with his mother and brothers and sisters to this county, settling on a farm near Shortsville, in this (Chatham) township, where by industry and rigid economy the children were all reared and became honorable men and women, esteemed by all their acquaintance. In 1858 Mr. Love married Estella Westbrook, who survives him, with one son, George W. of Chatham. Mr. Love in 1862 enlisted in Co. A, 171st PA. Vols., and soon became First Lieutenant. He is survived by one sister, Mrs. P. T. Cloos, and six brothers, John of Cayuga county, NY; Burnett of Bradford; Leroy of Ohio; Frank W., of Saginaw, Mich; George of Rochester, NY and Albert of Chatham. Funeral services conducted by Rev J W Allatt, were held in the Methodist Church last Sunday (Aug. 12, 1900, and the church could not hold all the people who gathered to show respect to Mr. Love's memory. The GAR funeral service was rendered in the church, and the Odd Fellows had charge of the burial. Just as the procession was ready to start for the cemetery, it began to rain heavily and the burial was delayed. Most of the congregation was kept in the church nearly an hour, the rain coming down in torrents, but it was so much needed, that no one complained of the inconvenience.

LYONS - Gladys E. Bartlett
Gladys E. Bartlett, age 62, of Osceola, died October 10, 1972 at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital at Wellsboro.  She was born April 5, 1910 in Pennsylvania, the daughter of John and Catherine Carpenter Lyons.  Funeral services were held at Kenyon Funeral Home in Elkland on Friday with the Rev. James Allen officiating.  Burial was in Middlebury Union Cemetery at Keeneyville.  She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Gordon (Joanne) Gleason of Osceola, three grandchildren, and one niece and several nephews.  She was a member of the Niles Valley Methodist Church.

MANNING CHARLES
Wellsboro Agitator - July 31, 1888
Chatham, July 27, 1888
Mr. Charles Manning was buried yesterday.  The funeral was held at the Methodist church, Rev. Mr. Hays officiating.  Mr. Manning was an old man and had lived in Chatham many years.  He was 89 years of age.  He leaves six children and many grandchildren and a large circle of friends to mourn his death.

MANNING Ellery
Wellsboro Agitator - February 26, 1941
The funeral of Ellery Manning aged 73 years, who died Feb. 15, at the home of his great nephew, Mernard Mosher, at Azelta, was held at the Niles Valley church, Rev. Calvin DeGraw officiating; burial in the Keeneyville cemetery.  He was a son of Henry and Catherine Manning, deceased, who resided for many years on their farm in Norris Brook.  He was the last of a family of two brothers, John and Fred, and one sister, Ellen Smith.   A nephew, James Smith, and another great nephew, Fred Mosher, resided with him on the old homestead.

MANNING Henry Clayton
Wellsboro Agitator - May 1, 1907
Kress, April 29 - Mr. Henry Manning, aged 74, died on April 20th.  He had been in poor health for some time and had suffered several strokes of paralysis.  He spent nearly all his life in Chatham.  In 1858 he married Miss Catherine Tracey, who survives him with four children - Mrs. Ellen Aldrich, of Dresden, N.Y.; Fred, of Charleston, and Ellery and Frank at home.  He also leaves three brothers - Edwin, of Middlebury; Asher, of Kettle Creek, and William, of Worcester, Mass., besides six grandchildren and two great grandchildren.  When our country was engaged in a fierce struggle for the maintenance of the Union, Mr. Manning raised his hand in her behalf and after nine months of valiant service in Co. H, 207th Pa. Vols., he received an honorable discharge.  Mr. Manning was much esteemed by a large circle of acquaintances and was one of the kindest of husbands and fathers.  Funeral services were held at the Niles Valley church on Tuesday at noon, Rev. W. C. Lewis, of Keeneyville, officiating; burial in the Keeneyville cemetery.

MANNING  Joyce E. - Joyce E. Manning, 74, of Broad Acres, Wellsboro, formerly of Little Marsh, died
Wednesday, July 28, 2010.  She was born June 29, 1936, in Westfield, the daughter of the late Richard and Ruth Ferris Manning.  Surviving are sister and brother-in-law, Arletta and Dennis Owlett of Middlebury Center; brother, Earl Manning of Westfield; step-mother, Laura Manning of Little Marsh; several grand-nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 31, at 3 p.m. at the Keeneyville United Methodist Church with Ellen Bartholomew, lay minister, officiating. Burial will be in Middlebury Union Cemetery. Arrangements by Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, a "Life Celebration Home," 139 Main St., Wellsboro.- Wellsboro Gazette, July 28, 2010

MANNING Leon Robert
Wellsboro Agitator, Tioga, Pa--Thursday, December 30, 1954
Leon Robert Manning, 75, of Tioga RD1, Farmington Twp., died Wednesday morning, December 29, at his home following a lingering illness. He was born March 20 1879 in Middlebury Twp, the son of Joseph C and Ida Hilliker Manning. Surviving are his wife Maimie and one son, Robert, at home; 2 daughters, Mrs Hugh Ives and Mrs Gerald Pease of Nelson; one brother, LeRoy Manning of Norwood, PA .... Funeral services held at the family home, Saturday and burial in Middlebury Union Cemetery at Keeneyville.

MANNING MINA A - MRS. MINA A. SAMPLE
Mrs. Mina A. Sample, 94, of Wellsboro RD 3, died Wednesday, Dec. 12, 1973, in Wellsboro.  She was the widow of Harry Sample. Born Nov. 10, 1879, in Cross Fork, Potter County, she was a daughter of George and Jane Wilson Manning. She was a member of the First Baptist Church. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Carrie J. Rice, of Wellsboro RD 3; three grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. The funeral was held at 1 pm Saturday at the Tussey Funeral Home, 139 Main Street.  Burial was in Mount Union Cemetery, Middlebury Center. The Rev. S. Wade Stewart, her pastor, officiated.

 

MANNING Richard

Wellsboro Gazette – Wednesday, March 10, 1999

Richard L. Manning, 82, of Little Marsh, died Sunday, March, 7, 1999 at Broad Acres Nursing Home, Wellsboro. Born May 22,1916 in Chatham Township, he was the son of Curtis and Margaret Thompson Manning. He was a retired bus driver for the Northern Tioga School District. Preceding him in death was his first wife, Ruth Ferris Manning, in 1965.  Surviving are his wife of 31 years, Laura Cloos Manning; two daughters and son-in-law, Joyce E. Manning of Wellsboro and Arietta and Dennis. Owlett of Keeneyvile; a son and daughter-in-law, Earl and MaryJane Manning of Sabinsville; stepson and wife, Elwyn and Tina Hess of Westfield; six stepdaughters and husbands, Brenda and Frederick Elwell Sr. of Little Marsh, Shirley Causer of Osceola, Beverly and Glenn Halstead of Hobe Sound, Fla., Gail and Ivan Smith Jr. of Little Marsh, Flossie and James Patrick of Jackson Summitt and Diane Freeland of Addison, N.Y, 27 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren. There will be no calling hours. A memorial service will be held at a later time. Burial was made in Middlebury Union Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Broad Acres Nursing Home, RR 3, Wellsboro, Pa. 16901. Arrangements are being handled by the Tussey-Mosher

Funeral Home, Wellsboro.   

 

MANNING--ROBERT D. MANNING BURIED ON TUESDAY--Funeral service for Robert D. Manning, 61, of R.D. 1 Tioga were held Tuesday morning at 11 o'clock a the Khul and Spink Funeral Home in Wellsboro, with the Rev. Peter Hill pastor of the Nelson United Methodist Church officiating. Mr. Manning died Saturday, February 5th, 1972 at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital in Wellsboro. In declining health for an extended period, he was hospitalized frequently for treatment of a respiratory ailment, and was taken to the hospital again last Monday in the Osceola ambulance. Mr. Manning was born in Farmington on March 29th, 1910, the son of Leon and Mamie (Westbrook) Manning. He was married to the former Evelyn Sticklin, who survives. Mr. Manning was a self-employed farmer. He was a member of the Nelson United Methodist Church, a 25 -year member of Farmington Hill Grange and a former Republican party committeeman. Surviving, in addition to this wife, are: three daughters Mrs. Juddie (Phyllis) Hurlburt of Tioga, Mrs. Richard (Mary Lou) Hatfield of Laurel, Oregon and Mrs. Bradley (Betty) Kinsman of Painted Post; a son, Ray Manning of Roulette, two sisters Mrs. Hugh (Hazel) Ives of Ft Myers, Florida and Mrs. Gerald (Helen) Pease of Nelson and eight grandchildren. Friends called at the funeral home Monday afternoon and evening. burial was made in the Middlebury Union Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Nelson United Methodist Church or to the Pennsylvania Tuberculosis and Respiratory Foundation, in care of Harold Cook of Towanda. Submitted by Marlene MILES Andes

 

MARMOR Carl W.

Wellsboro Gazette – Thursday, September 7, 1950

Carl W. Marmor, 84, of Little Marsh, died last Wednesday at the home of his son, Harold G. Marmor. He had resided in Little Marsh for the past 56 years, where he was a farmer and successful fruit grower. He was born in Bergrabern, Germany on June 22, 1866. Besides his wife, Estella Pope Marmor, he is survived by nine children. Carl F. of Webster, N. Y.; Mrs. Rosina L. Hornsby and Joseph W., of Westfield: Clarence J., of Elmira; Mrs. Fannie E. Brown,

of Ontario, Califronia; Mrs. Ruth E. Wetherbee, of Wellsboro; Francis I, and Mrs. Christine B. Locey, of Rochester, and Harold G., of Little Marsh; 20 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Julia Mosher, of Niles Valley. Funeral services were held Saturday at the Little Marsh Methodist

church. Rev. B. Y. Aunkst officiating. Burial in Middlebury Cemetery.

 

MARMOR – Christina B. Clark, 93, died Saturday, March 18, 2006 in Horseheads, NY. She was the wife of the late Wayne W. Clark. Christina was born Feb. 26, 1913 in Little Marsh, the daughter of the late Carl W. and Stella Pope Marmor. She was retired from American Airlines in Rochester, NY, where she had worked for 14 years. Christina was a member of the Lutheran church of Rochester, NY. Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Ronald (Linda) Locey of Corning, NY; 3 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by a brother, Harold Marmor. There will be no visitation. Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 23 at 10 AM at Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, 139 Main St., Wellsboro, with Willis Martin officiating. Burial will be made in Middlebury Union Cemetery. If desired memorials may be made in her memory to the SPCA, 11765 Rt. 6, Wellsboro, PA 16901. – The Mansfield Gazette, 22 March 2006, p.6A

HAROLD G. MARMOR
Harold G. Marmor, 84, of Lee Road, Corning, N.Y., died Monday, March 12,   2001, at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center, Elmira, N.Y.  Born Jan. 9, 1917, in Little Marsh, he was the son of Carl and Estella (Pope)  Marmor.  He was a millwright with Corning Glass Works and retired in 1980 after 31   years of service.   He was the husband of Georgia Ashley, whom he married March 2, 1974.  He was a former board member of Family Life Ministries; very active at North  Baptist Church where he had been a trustee and a deacon; was a founding and  active member of the Red Lion Mountain Boys Hunting camp in Little Marsh; was an avid outdoorsman; and loved to help others.   Preceding him in death were his first wife, Azalee Meadows, in 1969; one daughter, Marguerite Jane Marmor; three sisters and four brothers.    Surviving are his wife of 27 years, Georgia; three daughters and sons-in-law, Joan and Bill Ostrander of Elmira, Janet and Gene Patterson of Muncy and Sherry and Bob Abel of Elk Grove, Calif.; one stepdaughter and son-in-law, Carole and Tom Kane of Corning, N.Y.; one son and daughter-in-law, Tom and  Esther Marmor of Kara Togo, Africa; one stepson and daughter-in-law, Dave  and Pat Ashley of Painted Post, N.Y.; one sister, Christina Clark of Corning;   nine grandchildren; five step grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and many  nieces, nephews and cousins.   Friends may call on Friday, March 16, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the North  Baptist Church, 127 Sly Avenue, Corning, where funeral services will be held at11 a.m. with the Rev. Dick Snavely and the Rev. Earl L. Whittaker officiating.   Burial will be made at Middlebury Union Cemetery, Keeneyville.   The family will provide flowers and asks that memorial donations be made to Wycliffe Bible Translators, Togo-Benin Kabiye Work, P.O. Box 628200,   Orlando, Fla. 32862-8200.   Arrangements are being handled by Phillips Funeral Home Inc., Corning.*

MARSDEN Joyce Bowen
Wellsboro Gazette - December 28,1922
Mrs. Joyce Marsden Ingerick died at her home on Bacon Street last Wednesday of heart trouble.  She was born in Centerville, N.Y., Sept. 2, 1841, being a daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth Marsden.  She was married in 1861 to Humphrey Roberts who died 51 years ago.  Three of the four children from this marriage survive.   They are Picton Roberts of Little Marsh; E. Marsden Roberts, of Little Marsh; and Mrs. N. W. Mastin, of Wellsboro.  In 1883 she was married to the Rev. J. W. Ingerick, a former pastor here, who died several years ago.  She is also survived by three stepsons, Alfred Ingerick, of Stony Fork; Frank Ingerick, of this boro and Mrs. Rosella Hoadley, of Asaph.  The funeral was held from the Methodist Episcopal Church last Friday, Rev. J. W. Stoody officiating.  Interment at Keeneyville.

MASTIN - Ralph Mastin - A lad named McKean Keeney, of Middletown, NY, who was a guest of relatives here, had a narrow escape from drowning recently in the Stokesdale "swimming hole," where young Ralph Mastin [s/o Joseph Edsell & Mae BUTTON Mastin] was drowned last Wednesday [17 August 1904]. He was rescued by Herman Andrews, a Wellsboro boy. It is said Wallace Codney, another Wellsboro lad also saved a boy from drowning in the same place a few days ago. -Wellsboro Agitator, 24 August 1904

RONALD McCOLLUM
 Ronald McCollum of East Avon, formerly of Middlebury, died last Monday in Highland Hospital in Rochester following an extended illness. He was born in Galeton, Pa., the son of John and Lucinda Myers McCollum.  He was married to Hildred Walker September 8, 1927 in Wellsboro, Pa. Mr. McCollum worked for many years for the Pennsylvania State Highway Department, retiring in 1969.  He attended Wellsboro and Galeton, Pennsylvania schools. Surviving are: his wife, Hildred; three sons, Dean and John, both of East Avon and Warren of Livonia; five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Funeral services were held Thursday in the Holiday Baptist Church, Crooked Creek, with  the Rev. Fay Crossman, pastor officiating.  Burial was in Middlebury Union Cemetery.

McGUIRE - JENKINS, Mary Ann
Age 77, of Middlebury Center, PA, died May 7, 2009 at her home. She was the wife of the late George L. Jenkins, Sr., who died November 24, 1994. Mary Ann was born August 30, 1931 in New Jersey, the daughter of the late John Jacob and Lila Mae Stackhouse McGuire. She was a graduate of Dover High School in Dover, NJ, and had been a sewing machine operator for Wundies, Inc., retiring in 1993. Mary Ann was a very active member of the Wellsboro United Methodist Church and enjoyed quilting, sewing, embroidery, crocheting, and was an avid reader. Surviving are her children, Mary Jo (Charles, Jr.) Glenn, Constable, NY, George L. (Cindy) Jenkins, Jr., Lebanon, PA, Patricia (Gary) Lynn, Lock Haven, PA; seven granddaughters, Anna, Jennifer, Whitney, Abigail, Skylar, Jordan, Taylor; one great-granddaughter, Ayla. Friends and family are invited to Mary Ann's Life Celebration on Monday, May 11, 2009, from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, a Life Celebration Home, 139 Main Street, Wellsboro, PA and Tuesday, May 12, 2009, from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. at the Wellsboro United Methodist Church, Queen and Main Streets, Wellsboro, PA. Funeral service to follow at 11:00 a.m. at the Church, with Rev. Marian Hartman officiating. Burial in Middlebury Union Cemetery. If desired, memorials may be made in her memory to the United Methodist Church, Main and Queen Streets, Wellsboro, PA 16901, the Wellsboro Area Food Pantry, Queen Street, Wellsboro, PA 16901, or to the American Cancer Society, Tioga County Unit, 1948 East Third Street, Williamsport, PA 17701.  
Published in the Star-Gazette on 5/9/2009

McMINDS/McNINCH Ada Louise
Wellsboro Agitator - April 28, 1955
Mrs. Ada Louise Burton, Westfield, wife of the Rev. E. J. Burton, retired Methodist minister, died Wednesday, April 20, 1955, in the Jones Memorial Hospital, Wellsville, N.Y.  Born in Scotsburg, N.Y., she was the daughter of Eugene and Amanda Brownwell McNinch.  She and the Rev. Mr. Burton came here following 25 years’ service in Port Allegany, Wrights, and Smethport, McKean County.  In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Lawrence Cooper, Danville.  Services were Saturday in the Westfield Methodist Church with the Rev. Erford Daniels, pastor, the Rev. Kenneth Haight, Canisteo, N.Y., district superintendent, and the Rev. Bradford J. Webster, Smethport, officiating.  Burial was in the Middlebury Union Cemetery at Keeneyville.  (Note:  Listed as Ada Louise McMinds on her wedding invitation.)

 

McDERMOTT Douglas C. McDermott

age 80, of Addison, died on Sunday, February 19, 2012, at Corning Hospital. Born on December 5, 1931 in Blossburg, PA, he was the son of Samuel and Elma (Reynolds) McDermott. Doug married Iris Robbins on July 3, 1954. He served in the Korean War from 1948 until 1954. He was a member of the American Legion, VFW, Eagles, and the Overseas Veteran. Doug loved the fraternal order of Eagles and he organized the Addison Eagles in 1980. He served as the local President, State President and Eastern Regional President. He organized the Keuka Water Ski Club, Savona Rifle Club and he was a Boy Scout leader in Savona. Doug owned the Silver Top Diner in Addison with Iris since 1970. He retired as a bus driver from the Horseheads School District. Doug loved his family above all else and we loved him. He loved being outside on his tractor, fishing, hunting and taking his great-granddaughter Skylar ("his maid") fishing. He was our "Bear" but most of the time our "Kitten". We will miss him, but he is in a better place with God who always understands us. In addition to his wife Iris, Doug is survived by one daughter, Sherry (Larry) Mulhollen of Wayne, NY; granddaughters, Cacey (Frank) Gray of Richmond, VA, Vicky (Andy) Britton of Livonia; grandson, Scott (Norma) Mullhollen of Reynoldsburg, OH; 5 great-grandchildren; sisters, Mary Long of Gains, PA, Vonnie (La Vern) McKane of Lansing, NY; brother, Attorney Westly (Judy) McDermott of Lansing, NY; and several nieces and nephews. Doug was predeceased by his brother, Byron McDermott. Family and friends may call at Carpenter-Flint Funeral Home, 10 Wall Street in Addison on Wednesday, February 22, 2012, from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Funeral services for Douglas will be held there on Thursday, February 23, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. with Military Honors. Burial will immediately follow at Kenneyville Cemetery. Donations may be made to an Ambulance Corp. of one's choice.  Star Gazette – February 21, 2012 

 

MERRICK Fidela A
Wellsboro Agitator - February 1, 1899
Mrs. E. Rice, formerly of Keeneyville, died at her home in Galeton on the 24th ultimo after only 4 days sickness with the grip. She was 59 years of age. Her maiden name was Merrick and she was born at Keeneyville.  She was an excellent woman.

Wellsboro Agitator - February 1, 1899
Little Marsh, Jan. 30 – Mrs. Fidelia Merrick Rice, wife of Erastus Rice, died at the home of her daughter in Galeton on the 25th instant, after an illness lasting but a few hours.  Mrs. Rice was born in March, 1839, and was the daughter of the late L. W. Merrick.  In 1858 she was married to Erastus Rice, of this place, where they always resided.  Mrs. Rice was a true and affectionate wife and mother, a kind neighbor, and a sympathizing friend.  She was a member of the Church, having been converted many years ago.  She was also a member of the Women’s Relief Corps, No. 28.  Besides her husband she leaves 3 children – Lester Rice, of Sabinsville, Mrs. Mary Schoonover, of Galeton, and Mrs. Julia Ordway, of Little Marsh.  The funeral service was held in the Methodist church here last Friday afternoon.  Rev. J. W. Allatt preached the sermon, after which the Women’s Relief Corps read their burial service.  The remains were interred in the Keeneyville cemetery.  There is little doubt that Mrs. Rice’s death was hastened  by the loss of her home by fire, for which she never ceased to grieve.

MERRICK Nina P.
Wellsboro Agitator - June 28, 1933
Mrs. Nina Merrick Cloos, aged 54 years, wife of H. B. Cloos, of Middlebury, died last Wednesday afternoon, after a long illness.  She was a daughter of Elias and Pauline Spencer Merrick.  In 1900 she married H. B. Cloos and in 1904 they moved to Middlebury.  Besides her husband, two sons, Leland and Llewellyn, and a grandson survive.  Funeral services were held Sunday, Rev. Orey Crippen, of Tioga officiating.  Mrs. Cloos was active in community and church activities and was highly esteemed.

MERRICK Ruth Emily
Mrs. Harry Davis - Dies from Burns Caused by the Explosion of a Gasoline Lamp Monday Evening - The village of Little Marsh and the surrounding country was saddened Monday evening when the news went over the telephone wires that Mrs. Harry Davis had been seriously burned by the explosion of a gasoline lamp in their home at Little Marsh about 7:30 o'clock.  As we understand it Mrs. Davis with her little five-year-old son was in the house and Mrs. Davis was doing some embroidery work sitting by the table when a gasoline lamp exploded and she in an instant was wrapped in flames.  She pushed the little son away and ran outside to the driveway and threw herself into a mudhole filled with water from the recent heavy rain.  Dewey LaPoint noticed the flames in the house and ran in and extinguished them, and Mrs. Davis was then found standing in the mudhole with her clothing burned away.  She displayed wonderful nerve and walked into the house stating:  "I am badly burned, but get me to the hospital and I will be all right in a few days."  While a crowd had gathered,  in her fatal condition she exhibited wonderful nerve and expressed it as above stated to those about it.  She was wrapped up and hurried by automobile to the Blossburg hospital where everything was done for her, but no encouragement was given her family and friends for her recovery, however she insisted that she would be out in a few days.  A change came over her about 5 o'clock Tuesday morning and she died at 6:10.  The body was brought to the home at Little Marsh Tuesday noon and the funeral services will be held in the Little Marsh M. E. church Friday of this week at 1 o'clock P.M., and the interment will be in the Keeneyville cemetery.  Mrs. Davis was formerly Ruth J. Merrick, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. P. H. Merrick, of Knoxville, R. D. 2.  She was married to Harry Davis nine years ago and to them was born one son, Stewart, now five years old.  Besides her husband and little son, she is survived by her parents Mr. and Mrs. Merrick, one sister, Maude, a student in the Mansfield Normal school, and one brother, Reid Merrick, of Knoxville.

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Nov. 18, 1926 - Gasoline Lamp Explodes and Ignites Woman's Clothing.
Mrs. Ruth Merrick Davis, of Little Marsh, died Tuesday morning at 6 o'clock at the Blossburg Hospital, as a result of burns received when a gasoline lamp exploded the previous evening in her home at Little Marsh and spattered its contents on her light house dress which quickly ignited.  Mrs. Davis and her four-year-old son, Stuart, were alone in the house.  When the lamp exploded she sprang in front of the child, telling him to run to his grandmother's and the mother rushed outside and threw herself into a mud puddle, attempting to extinguish the flames.  Her screams attracted passing motorists and neighbors who found her badly burned.  Mrs. Davis was brought to Wellsboro where she was given first aid and then hurried to the Blossburg Hospital.  Ruth Merrick Davis was the wife of Harry Davis, of Little Marsh, and a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Merrick, of Knoxville.  She was 28 years of age; a graduate of Knoxville High School and of the Mansfield Normal, and a fine musician.  She was for several years a teacher in the public schools.  She is survived by her parents, her husband, the son who was with her in the home at the time of the explosion, and a sister.

MERRICK Ruth Emily
The Gazette Wellsboro, PA Thursday, Nov. 25, 1926
Funeral of Mrs. Ruth M. Davis Largely Attended by Friends and Relatives
Little Marsh, Nov. 24 - In last weeks issue was the account of the tragic death of Mrs. Harry Davis, of this place and the whole community was saddened by it.  She was loved and admired by all who knew her, both young and old, and her passing cast a gloom over the whole community.  The deceased was widely known and will be greatly missed in the church.  Mrs. Ruth M. Davis was 29 years old at the time of her death and her place in the home can never be filled, as a devoted wife and mother.  The many beautiful flowers spoke a silent testimony of the esteem in which she was held by friends and relatives, among which was a star from the Eastern Star of Knoxville, a pillow from the Rebecca lodge of Keeneyville and a lovely piece from the Grange at Academy Corners; also one from the Ladies Aid, and many others.  A beautiful cross and pure white dove from the grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Cooper.  The funeral was held Friday, at the church at 1 p.m., preceded by prayer at the home, Rev. John Willis officiated.  Mrs. Grace V. Wakley and Mrs. Lena Faulkner sang two of the deceased favorite hymns, "Sometime We'll Understand" and "God's Way is the Best Way."  Miss Emma Ferris assisted; burial at Keeneyville.  Many friends and family from away attended the funeral, the church being crowded to capacity.  The family will  have the sympathy of the whole community.

MERRICK - Mr. Wheeler O. Merrick, aged 65, died at his home at Little Marsh on July 23rd of apoplexy. He lived but a few hours after being stricken. Mr. Merrick was a Civil War veteran, having served in Co. F, 45th Regt. He was wounded four times during his four years’ service, the last time being shot in the knee, the bullet never having been removed. The deceased was a member of the Methodist church and was held in high esteem by all who knew him. He was a progressive citizen and a good man. His wife and four children, Mrs. Fannie Mitchell and Mrs. J.B. Ferris, of Little Marsh; Mrs. Bert Potter, of Middlebury, and Mr. Otis Merrick of Roseville; besides one brother, Mr. Elias Merrick of Little Marsh, and one sister, Mrs. Ira Monrey, of Farmington, survive him. Funeral services were held on Wednesday, Rev. A.G. Cole, of Rathbone, NY, officiating; burial in the Keeneyville cemetery. - Wellsboro Agitator, August 1, 1906

METLER Nettie
Wellsboro Agitator - March 23, 1927
--Mrs. Nettie Conley died in the Blossburg Hospital Wednesday, where she had been since July, 1926.  The funeral was held from her late home at Keeneyville Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock; burial in the Keeneyville cemetery.  Her husband, J. E. Conley, died about 4 years ago.  Mrs. Conley was 65 years of age.

WILBUR C. MITCHELTREE
Wilbur C. Mitcheltree, 71, of 4th St., Mansfield, died Sunday, Oct. 18, 1987, at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital. Mr. Mitcheltree was born Aug. 20, 1916, in Williamsport, the son of the late Wilbur H. and Marietta Seers Mitcheltree. He was a retired employee of Ingersoll Rand, Painted Post, NY. Mr. Mitcheltree was a member of the United Methodist Church, Mansfield. He is survived by his wife, Janice Carpenter Mitcheltree; a sister, Mrs. Mary Helen Neal of Little Marsh; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held today, Oct. 21, at 2 pm at the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, Wellsboro. Rev. James T. Dawes, his pastor, officiated, and burial was in the Middlebury Union Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice.

JOHN H. MONK
John H. Monk, 71, of Middlebury Center, died Sunday at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital in Wellsboro after a long illness. He was born in Triangle, NY, February 25, 1901, and was a farmer throughout his life. Surviving is a daughter, Mrs. Hazel Andrushchevpo of Bessemer; two sons, Richard of Westfield and Harold of Middlebury Center; 11 grandchildren; three brother and three sisters. The Rev. Kermit Shrawder officiated at a funeral service at Westfield on Tuesday.  Burial was in Middlebury Union Cemetery.

MONKS BERTHA VIOLA
Wellsboro Agitator, Tioga, PA-- Wednesday, April 25, 1906
Keeneyville, April 23 – Mrs. Lewis Potter died at her home in Keeneyville last Thursday morning after an illness of 4 weeks. She was born at Stokesdale Junction, Feb. 4, 1879. Her maiden name was Bertha Viola Monks; she was the oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Monks, who survive her, also one sister and 2 brothers are surviving. She was baptized and joined the Wellsboro Methodist Episcopal church at the age of 16, and was ever a tender, loving Christian woman and her noble character won for her many warm friends. July 27th 1898, she was married to Lewis C. Potter, of Keeneyville, who survives her with their four children as follows:  Gracie, aged 6 years, Jay (or Joy), aged 5 years, Bessie, aged 3 years and Hobert? (obit smudged), aged 4 weeks. When first stricken with sickness she spoke of her Saviour and her home in Heaven and told her friends not to fear for her as she was saved.
Oh, call not back the dear departed,
Anchored safe where storms are o'er
On the border land we left her
Soon to meet and part no more
When we leave this world of changes
When we leave this world of care,
We shall find our missing loved one
In our Father's mansion fair.
A large number gathered at the funeral held at the Methodist Church at Keeneyville, Sunday at 2 pm, burial in Keeneyville cemetery.

MONKS LYLE C
Wellsboro Agitator, Tioga, PA --Thursday, December 18, 1958
Lyle C. Monks died at his home on Wellsboro RD 2 on Friday, December 12, 1958. Mr. Monks had been retired the past eight years after being employed by the New York Central Railroad for 42 years. He was born in Wellsboro, June 19, 1888, son of John and Jane Kelley Monks. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Mazie Monks, one son, Marlin, Corning , one daughter, Mrs. Woodrow Bliss, Wellsboro. He is also survived by four grandchildren. The Rev. George Lietka, Wellsboro officiated at funeral services Monday at 126 Main Street, Wellsboro. Burial was in the Middlebury Union Cemetery.

MONKS MAZIE M
Wellsboro Gazette, Tioga, PA--Wednesday, June 17, 1981
Mazie M. Erway, 94, a resident of the Green Home, Wellsboro died there Sunday, June 14, 1981. Her husband T. Judd Erwin died in 1968. Born March 12, 1887 in Middlebury, she was the daughter of Gus and Ida Shaff Monks. .. Surviving are 2 daughters, Mrs Hugh Bliss of Rd2 Mansfield and Mrs Clair Brion of Wellsboro; 3 sons, Leon of RD 1 Wellsboro, Rutsor of RD 6, Wellsboro and Louis of Corning, NY. The funeral was held Wednesday and burial in Middlebury Union Cemetery, Middlebury Twp.

 

MOORE Ernest R. Moore

80, of Little Marsh died Saturday, Aug. 22, 1998, at home. Born May 24, 1918, in Westfield, he was the son of George and Bertha Stafford Moore. He was the husband of Lenna M. Davis Moore, whom he married Aug. 7, 1941.  He worked at Elkland Leather Co , Elkland, for 36 years, and he retired from Corning Inc., Corning, N.Y., in 1980 with nine years of service. He was a member of the American Legion Post #945 and he enjoyed hunting, mowing lawn, going for rides and spending time with his family.  He was a U.S. Army veteran serving in World War II. Preceding him in death was his sister, Ursel Learn. Surviving besides his wife are two daughters and son-in-law, Sonja and Howard McLean of Elkand and Fonda (Susie) Sherman of Elkland; two sons and daughters-in-law, Denzel and Roxie Moore of Campbell, N.Y., and Richard and Robin Moore of Osceola; two sisters and brother-in- law, Greta Gee of Elmira, N.Y., and Winifred and Wayne Carl of Knoxville; two brothers and sister- in-law, Charles Moore of Mansfield and Leland and Mary Moore of Elkland; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Calling hours were held Tuesday, Aug. 25, at the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, Wellsboro. Funeral services were held there Wednesday, Aug. 26, with the Rev. Kenneth R. Kitzmiller officiating.  Burial was made at Middlebury Union Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. Wellsboro Gazette – August 26, 1998

MORAN HELEN
Wellsboro Agitator - February 1, 1928
Death of Mrs. Jerome Bailey
Mrs. Jerome Bailey died at her home in Middlebury Friday morning at 1 o'clock.  Before her marriage she was Miss Helen Moran, of Newburgh.  She is survived by her husband; an adopted son, Rufus Bailey, of Corning; a brother, Stephen Moran, of Newburgh; a sister, and one niece.

MORAN HELEN
Wellsboro Agitator - February 1, 1928
Stephen Moran, of Newburg, N. Y., was called here by the death of his sister, Mrs. Helen Bailey.

MOSHER ALLEN
Wellsboro Agitator - Wednesday, May 1, 1918
Allen Mosher, aged 76 years, of Wellsboro, died Sunday at the Blossburg hospital.  The interment will be at Keeneyville today.

CHARLES J. MOSHER
Charles J. Mosher, 75, of Little Marsh RR 4 died Sunday, March 20, 1994, at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro. Born March 3,1919, in Corning, N.Y., he was the son of L.E. and Carrie Pease Mosher.  He graduated from Little Marsh High School, Little Marsh. He waa a retired farmer and was a school bus driver for Chatham Township for several years and was a self-employed trucker. He married Ilene Short on Jan. 21, 1942.  Preceding him in death was a granddaughter and one great-grandson. Surviving besides his wife are three sons and daughters-in-law, Larry and Nancy Mosher, Ralph and Denise Mosher and Dennis Mosher, all of Little Marsh; one daughter, Charlene Seelye of Mansfield; one sister, Doris Mosher of Little Marsh; one brother, Hugh Mosher, Georgetown, Ohio; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one aunt, Irene Zahorian of Horseheads, N.Y.; one uncle,  Richard Mosher of St. Cloud, Fla.; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends called at the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home. Wellsboro, on Tuesday, March 22.  Services were held there Wednesday, March 23, with the Rev. Dorr Harrington of Troupsburg officiating.  Burial was made at Middlebury Union Cemetery, Middlebury Township.  Memorial donations may be sent to the American Cancer Society, 5 East Ave., Wellsboro, Pa. 16901, or  to the charity of one's choice.

MOSHER GERTRUDE LOUISE
Wellsboro Gazette, Tioga, PA--Thursday, October 31, 1968
Mrs Gertrude Louise Reynolds, 73, wife of Nathan T. Reynolds of Wellsboro died Monday in the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital. She was born May 14, 1895 in Chatham Twp, the daughter of Charles and Viola Wiest Mosher. ... In addition to her husband she is survived by 3 daughters: Mrs Eleanor Bailey of Red Creek, NY; Mrs Aldeen Stebbins of Painted Post and Mrs Priscilla Poole of Rose, NY; 5 sons: George and Myron of Little Marsh; John and Frederick of Wellsboro and Robert of Sodus, NY; 3 brothers: Lee Mosher of Little Marsh, Richard of Galeton and Arnold of Endwell, NY; One sister: Mrs Lillian Goodwin of Wellsboro. Funeral services were held Wednesday and burial in the Middlebury Union Cemetery.

LEON EDWIN MOSHER
 Leon (Lee) E. Mosher, 80, of Little Marsh died Monday, September 17, 1973 at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital following a long illness.  Mr. Mosher was the former owner of the Mosher General Store and was a barber for over 50 years in Little Marsh. He was born in Little Marsh, October 16, 1892 a son of Charles and Viola Weist Mosher.  Mr. Mosher attended the Shortsville Baptist Church. Surviving are his wife: Mrs. Carrie Pease Mosher, a daughter, Miss Doris L. Mosher of Little Marsh; sons, Rev. Hugh N. Mosher of Delphos, Ohio, and Charles J. Mosher of Little Marsh; 6 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Lillian Goodwin of Wellsboro; brothers, Arnold Mosher of Endwell, NY, and Richard Mosher of Pine City, NY. Funeral services will be held at the Spink Funeral Home on Thursday (today), September 20, 1973 at 2:00 pm.  Pastor Samuel Oldham, pastor of the Brethern in Christ Church, will officiate.  Burial will be in Middlebury Union Cemetery.

 

MOSHER RUDOLPHUS J.
Wellsboro Agitator - December 11, 1901
Mr. Adolphus Mosher, aged 72, formerly of this place, died on November 28th of Bright's disease at Alfred Center, N.Y.  Ge was born in Locke, N.Y, but came here at the age of seven and lived here until four years ago when he moved to New York state.  His wife and 10 children survive him.  They are:  Jerry Mosher, of Gaines; W. L. Mosher, of Whitneyville; L. D. Mosher, of Little Marsh; Mrs. Ralph Button and Mrs. Arthur Ferry, of Almond, N.Y.; Seth Mosher and Mrs. Maria Slocum, of Hornellsville; Mrs. Charles Manning, of Corning and C. B. and Ellsworth Mosher, of Alfred Center.  The deceased was esteemed by all who knew him for his manliness and kindess.  He was a kind father.  Funeral services, conducted by Rev. Messrs. F. S. Bernauer and Fremont Kerrick, were held on the 2d instant at Keeneyville, where the burial took place.

 

MOSHER SALLY
Wellsboro Agitator, Tioga, PA-Wednesday, December, 22, 1926
Little Marsh, Dec 20--Mrs. Sally Ann Robbins, aged 76 years, a resident of this place for many years, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Moses Partridge, at Savona, NY, Monday, Dec. 13. The funeral was held at the home on Thursday; interment in the Keeneyville Cemetery.

 

MOSHIER Mariah “Slocum” – Mariah Slocum, aged 65 years, a well known and highly esteemed resident of Arkport, N.Y., died at the home of her son, H.G. Slocum, in Arkport, Thursday morning, following a brief illness.  She is survived by the son named, three sisters, Mrs. Ralph Button, of Alfred; Mrs. Arthur Ferry, of Waterloo, and Mrs. Charles Manning, of Corning, and four brothers, Elsworth Moshier, of Corning; S.R. Moshier, of  Almond; William and Cortland Moshier, of Wellsboro, P.  The funeral was held Jan. 31 at 2:30 o’clock.  The remains were taken Saturday morning to Keeneyville for interment.    Wellsboro Agitator, 5 Feb 1919.

 

FRANK MOSS
Frank Moss, age 62 of Little Marsh, died Monday December 10, 1973 at Little Marsh.  Funeral services will be held at the Tussey Funeral Home Thursday at 1:30 pm.  Rev. Paul F. Jacobs Th D. will officiate.  Burial will be in Middlebury Union Cemetery. He is survived by wife, Helen Davis Moss, Little Marsh; two sons, Thomas F. Moss, Newfield, NY, Duane M. Moss, at home; three brothers, Joseph Moss, New Britain, Conn., Rex Moss, Lakeland, Fla., King Moss, Olean, NY; three sisters, Mrs. Marian Wagaman RD 4, Wellsboro, Mrs. Frances Price, Galeton, Mrs. Angela Banahan, New Britain, Conn.; several nieces and nephews. He was a retired employe of the Penn Central Railroad.
 

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