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.
Oregon Hill Cemetery
Lycoming County, Pennsylvania
BLACKWELL Clinton Arthur
Clinton Arthur Blackwell, 80, of 15 Conway Street, died Tuesday, May 10, 1966 at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital. He was born June 18, 1885 in Morris, the son of John and Anna English Blackwell. Survived by wife, Blanche M. Lupole Blackwell son, Willis D. (Pete) Blackwell, Canton, Ohio: Granddaughter, Mrs. Lewis Lana Obourn, Leroy. Ohio: great-granddaughter, Renee; brothers, Willis P and Claude, both of Morris. Body is at the Kuhl Funeral Home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete in Oregon Hill Cemetery.
BLACKWELL Janette G - Janette G. Britt, 91, of Broughton
Hollow Road, Wellsboro, died
Sunday, July 25, 2010, at home. She was the wife of the late Franklin J. Britt, who died in 1991. Janette was born June 30, 1919, in Dixie Run, the daughter of the late Alfred and Edith Jane Duffey Blackwell. She retired from Broad Acres Nursing Home in Wellsboro after 24 years of service and was a member of the Stony Fork Baptist Church for over 65 years. Surviving are daughters and son-in-law, Thelma Brass, Mary and John Keller, all of Wellsboro. She was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Nason Brass. Friends and family are invited to Janette's Life Celebration on Wednesday, July 28, from 7 to 9 p.m.9, at Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, a "Life Celebration Home," 139 Main St., Wellsboro. The funeral will be Thursday, July 29, at 11 a.m. at the Stony Fork Baptist Church with Pastor Dennis Crumb officiating. Burial will be in Oregon Hill Cemetery. If desired, memorials may be sent to the Stony Fork Baptist Church. Wellsboro Gazette - July 28, 2010
BLACKWELL MARY ADELAIDE
Mrs. H. H. Cole
Oregon Hill—The funeral of Mrs. Adelaide Cole. 84. Who died Sunday at the home of her son Harry Teed, at Oregon Hill was held at the Oregon Hill Church at 10:30 o'clock Wednesday morning, with the Rev. D. W. Stock, of Liberty officiating. Interment was made in the Oregon Hill Cemetery Services at the church followed a prayer service at the home Mrs. Cole was the daughter of the late Enoch and Mary Webster Blackwell She was born at Blackwell. She was married to Dr. H H Cole. Who died in 1924 at Binghamton. N Y. Surviving are two sons. Harry Teed and Ezra Teed, both of Oregon Hill one daughter, Mrs J. R Kress, of Lock Haven; one sister. Mrs William Plank, of Fort Meade. Florida; one brother. Miles Blackwell, of Orlando. Florida, and Wellsboro R. D; eight grandchildren two great grandchildren.
BRASS - Nason D. Brass, 71, of Broughton Hollow Road, Wellsboro, died Saturday, Oct. 30, 2009, at his home. Nason was born Oct. 30, 1938, in Cowanesque, the son of Eileen Cole Brass and the late Bob Brass. Friends and family are invited to Nason's Life Celebration on Wednesday, Nov. 4, from noon to 2 p.m. at Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, a "Life Celebration Home," 139 Main St., Wellsboro. The funeral will be held immediately following calling hours at 2 p.m. with the Rev.Dennis Crumb officiating. Burial will be in Oregon Hill Cemetery. Memorials may be made in his memory to the Stony Fork Baptist Church, or Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital Department of Volunteers. Published in The Wellsboro Gazette from October 30 to November 10, 2009
BRITT, Thelma J. - Thelma J. Brass, 77, of Wellsboro, passed away at Soldiers and Sailors Hospital, on Tuesday May 30, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. Thelma was the wife of Nason Brass, who preceded her in death. She was born January 30, 1940, in Wellsboro, the daughter of the late Franklin J. and Janette G. (Blackwell) Britt. Thelma was a member of Stony Fork Baptist Church, where she was very active. She enjoyed visiting friends and family at local nursing homes, reminiscing and reading with them. Surviving are her sister and brother-in-law, Mary Jane and John Keller of Wellsboro; niece and her husband, Merri and Bill Strain of Tioga; great-nieces, Megan Janulewicz of Tioga and Shelly Hicks of West Virginia. Thelma’s Life Celebration will be held from 10-11 AM, Monday, June 5, 2017 at Stony Fork Baptist Church. Funeral service to follow at 11:00 AM with Pastor Dennis Crumb officiating. Burial will be in Oregon Hill Cemetery. Local arrangements are entrusted to Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, Ltd. 139 Main St., Wellsboro, PA 16901. - Mansfield Gazette, 1 June 2017
age 84, of Main St., Covington, Pa., died Wednesday, January 31, 1973 at the Soldiers and Sailors Hospital, Wellsboro, Pa. funeral was Friday at 1 p.m. in the Church of Christ, Covington, the Rev. Kermit Clickner officiating. Burial was in Oregon Hill Cemetery. She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Bruno (Bernice) Schmidt of Allentown, Pa., Mrs. Wayne (Pearl) Wilson of Covington, Mrs. Andrew (Corlyn) Lisowski of Covington, 13 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren. She was a member of Lucy Rebekah Lodge No. 104 Covington, Pa., member of the Church of Christ, Covington
Age 77 of Oregon Hill - died at home last Fri. - born in that vicinity to James E. and Maude Moyer Broughton - unmarried - funeral Oregon Hill Church - Oregon Hill Cemetery - survivors: three brothers, George, Fred, Ed, all of OH (Wellsboro Gazette, Thurs., Feb. 22, 1940)
COLE Donald D
Wellsboro Gazette - Thursday, May 8, 1975
Donald D. Cole, age 20, of RD 6, Wellsboro died early Sunday morning, May 4, 1975 as the result of injuries received in an automobile accident. Mr. Cole was driving north on the Stony Fork Road, Delmar Township, four miles south of Wellsboro, when he failed to negotiate a left curve and lost control, according to the Delmar Township police. His vehicle went on the west berm, down a slight embankment and flipped on its side. Mr. Cole was found about 20 feet from his jeep. Tioga County Coroner Dr. Harry Williams of Elkland pronounced Mr. Cole dead at the scene. He was born November 25, 1954 in Portsmouth, Virginia the son of Duane and Barbara Teed Cole. Mr. Cole was an employee of the Corning Glass Works at Corning, N.Y. Surviving are his parents, Duane and Barbara Teed Cole; sisters, Miss Susan and Miss Lori Cole, both of Wellsboro; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John Teed of Oregon Hill; paternal grandfather, Raymond Cole of Corning, N.Y.; several aunts and uncles. Funeral services were held at the Spink Funeral Home, Wellsboro at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 7 with The Reverend Devere L. Mayo officiating. Burial was in Oregon Hill Cemetery.
Wellsboro Agitator – Wednesday, June 12, 1929
Mrs. Enoch Walters, died May 27, after a long illness of Bright’s disease, aged 46 years. She is survived by her husband, one daughter, Mrs. Otto Kohler, and one son, Lawrence, of Elkland; five brothers, Perry Cook, of Elkland, Earl and Jesse, of Elmira; Leon, of Grover, Pa., and Edwin, of Mexico, Ind., and one sister, Mrs. John Kohler, of Elkland. Interment at Oregon Hill.
COOPER Thomas Burdic
Wellsboro Gazette – Wednesday, June 12, 1991
Thomas B. Cooper, 91, of 80 Fellows Avenue, Wellsboro, died Wednesday, June 12, 1991 at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro. Born Aug. 20, 1899 at Tiadaghton, he was the son of Nathaniel E. and Emma Perry Cooper. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Wellsboro. He was a retired employee of Corning Glass Works Wellsboro Division after 32 years of service. Preceding him in death was his wife, Ella Howey Cooper in 1975. Surviving are a son, Clayton T. Cooper of Wellsboro; three daughters and sons-in-law, Martha and Edward Chapman of Brownsboro, Texas, Jeanne and Louis Baier of Elmira, N.Y., Clea and David Allen of Irvine, Calif.; 11 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Friends may call at the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home in Wellsboro on Friday, June 14, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The funeral service will be held there on Saturday. June 15, at 10 a.m. with the Rev. C. Wayne Diffenderfer, his pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Oregon Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Wellsboro First Baptist Church.
Wellsboro Gazette - September 18, 2002
BUSTER CRIST, 78, or Oregon Hill Rd., Morris, died – Thursday, September 12, 2002 at the Bath VA Hospital, Bath, N.Y. Born February 9, 1924 at Buttonwood , he was the son of Otto and Vera Crist. He was the husband of the late ROSE A. CRIST who died December 5, 2001. He was a graduate of Liberty High School, a retired operator and owner of Inn 287, Oregon Hill, and a U.S. Army veteran serving during WWII. Preceding him in death were stepsons: Lonnie Mast, Gary Mast, and Fred Mast and a daughter, Judy Guillaume. Surviving are children: William Mast, Dennis Mast, David Crist, and Mark Crist; brother, Ralph Crist. Burial was made in Oregon Hill Cemetery. Memorials may be sent to the VA Hospital in Bath, N.Y. or to a charity of one’s choice. Arrangements by the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home in Wellsboro. Submitted by George and Peg Boyce email@example.com
DUCOTEY Anna Palmatier
Mrs. Anna Palmatier, aged 74 years, of Morris, R.D., died Sunday, Dec. 21, at her home. Surviving are her husband, William , a brother William J. Ducotey, of Akron, Ohio; several nieces and nephews. She was born at White Pine, Pa. daughter of Christian and Mary Besanceney Ducotey. Funeral services will be held at 10:30a.m. Wednesday at the Oregon Hill church, Rev. James P. Reed, of Liberty, offciating: burial in the Oregon Hill cemetery.
GILLEN William J. "Bill" Gillen
73, of Morris, died on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013. He was born on Dec. 20, 1939, in Philadelphia, a son of the late William and Elizabeth (Norrington) Gillen. Bill attended the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, Morris. He was an electrician and member of Local Union #98 Electrical Workers. Mr. Gillen is survived by three sons and a daughter-in-law, William Gillen of Villas, N.J., Joseph Gillen of Wildwood, N.J., Thomas and Mary Gillen of Delran, N.J. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, Jan. 19, at 1 p.m., at the Oregon Hill Cemetery, Morris, with Pastor Sherri Butters officiating. Arrangements are entrusted to the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., Wellsboro, PA. Wellsboro Gazette – January 15, 2013
GRAHAM, Cora - CORA BONNELL
Cora Bonnell, age 84, of Main St., Covington, Pa., died Wednesday, January 31, 1973 at the Soldiers and Sailors Hospital, Wellsboro, Pa. Funeral was Friday at 1 pm in the Church of Christ, Covington, the Rev. Kermit Clickner officiating. Burial was in Oregon Hill Cemetery. She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Bruno (Bernice) Schmidt of Allentown, Pa., Mrs. Schmidt of Allentown, Pa., Mrs. Wayne (Pearl) Wilson of Covington, Mrs. Andrew (Corlyn) Lisowski of Covington, 13 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren. She was a member of Lucy Rebekah Lodge No. 104 Covington, PA., member of the Church of Christ, Covington. [Cora Graham, daughter of Orson J. and Miranda TEED Graham]
GREGORY, Ronald - Ronald Gregory, 85, of Sebring Fla., lost his battle with cancer Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. He was a longtime resident of Wellsboro. Ronald graduated from Wellsboro High School in 1950. He owned a farm in the Middlebury Center area, as well as Troy Meat Plant in Troy and Gregory's Country Meats in Wellsboro. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, June (Roles) Gregory; two sons and daughters-in-law, Gregg and Pat (Newhart) Gregory of Republic Mo., Jody and Mary (Fisher) Gregory of Sebring Fla.; a daughter, Ronnie Gregory of Springfield Mo.; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and many friends and family in the Wellsboro area. Ronald will be buried in the Oregon Hill Cemetery, at a later date - Mansfield Gazette, 29 March 2017
HOWEY Ella Melissa
Wellsboro Gazette – Thursday, May 8, 1975
Ella M. Cooper, age 71, of 80 Fellows Avenue, Wellsboro died Friday, May 2, 1975 at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital. She was born in Buffalo, N.Y. on January 23, 1904, a daughter of James and Ella Miller Howey. She was a member of the Wellsboro Baptist Church. Surviving are her husband, Thomas; daughters, Mrs. Edward (Martha) Chapman of Grapevine, Texas, Mrs. David (Clea) Allen of Miami, Florida, and Mrs. Louis (Jean) Baier of Elmira, N.Y.; son, Clayton Cooper of Wellsboro; sisters, Mrs. Charles (Carol) Conley of Odessa, Texas, Mrs. Nelson (Crystal) Williams of Tioga and Mrs. Lloyd (Celia) Smith of Wellsboro; brothers, James Howey of Rochester, N.Y., Perley Howey of Philadelphia and Frederick Howey of Wellsboro; 11 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. The family respectfully requests that friends may make donations in her memory to the Northcentral Heart Association, 441 William Street, Williamsport. Burial in Oregon Hill Cemetery.
JAMES, Edwin - Edwin F. James 90, of DuBois, formally of Wellsboro, passed away Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, at the DuBois Nursing Home. He was born on June 4, 1924, in Berwick, the son of the late Harry and Luella (Wolfanger) James. On Nov. 3, 1950, he married June (Alexander) James, who passed away Feb. 18, 1999. Edwin served in the United States Navy. He retired from Consolidate National Gas of Luthersburg after 32 years of service. He was a social member of Fourth Ward Hose Company.Edwin is survived by his son, Steven P. James Sr. of DuBois; a grandson, Steven P. James Jr. also of DuBois; two brothers, William Russell James of Ely, Nev. and Larue (Audrey) James of Knoxville. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Nancy Rankin and a brother, Howard James. Friends will be received on Wednesday, Sept. 10, from 4 until 8 p.m., at the Mohney Yargar Funeral Chapel, Inc. Additional viewing will be held at the Carleton Funeral Home, Wellsboro, on Thursday, Sept. 11, from 4 until 8 p.m. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., on Friday, Sept. 12, with the Rev. Eugene A. Charsky officiating at the Carleton Funeral Home, 11470 Route 6 Wellsboro. Full military honors will be accorded by Tioga County Honor Guard. Burial will be in Oregon Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to: Fourth Ward Hose Company, South Brady St., DuBois, Pa. 15801. –Wellsboro Gazette, September 10, 2014
EUGENE H. KEPHART
Eugene "Gene" H. Kephart, 55, of English Center died Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2001, at home. Born May 14, 1945, in Jersey Shore, he was the son of Ray and Euphemia Heggenstaller Kephart. He was a graduate of the Wellsboro High School and a retired professional equipment operator for PennDOT with over 30 years’ service. He was currently a Pine Township supervisor, a 32nd Degree Mason, member of the Jersey Shore Moose and was an avid fisherman and outdoorsman. Preceding him in death were his wife, Nancy L. Teed Kephart, on Aug. 14,1999; and one brother, Raymond "Butch" Kephart. Surviving are one daughter, Dawn Marie Wolfgang of Brookside; one stepdaughter and son-in-law, Kathleen and David Austin of Frederica, Del.; two sisters, Helen Levin of Ft. Mohave, Ariz., and Vera Saar of Jersey Shore; and three grandchildren. Calling hours were held Sunday, Jan. 21, at the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, Wellsboro. Funeral services were held there Monday, Jan. 22, with the Rev. Don Fornwalt officiating. Burial was made at Oregon Hill Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made in memory of Gene and Nancy Kephart to the North of The Ridge Fishing Derby, c/o Terry and Cindy Williams, 1533 East Kent Rd., Kent, N.Y. 14477.
KUHL, Lydia Kristine - (SRGP 91809) Lydia Kristine Kuhl, 66, of 53 N. Main St., entered into rest at 11:30 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016, at her home. She was born Nov. 2, 1949, in Bath, N.Y., a daughter of the late Cleo Brainard and Lydia Wilt (Scureman) Kuhl. Kris attended Wellsboro High School and Mansfield University, majoring in English Literature. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Mansfield. Reading classic fiction, attending ballet performances and listening to her extensive record collection of Broadway musicals and classical music were her favorite past times. Kris enjoyed photography and was known as her family photographer. She loved working outside maintaining her fruit trees, flower garden, and lawn. Surviving are two sisters, Cynthia Kuhl Roupp of Mifflinburg, Sylvia Kuhl Yamashita of Mansfield; two nieces; two nephews; two great-nieces; three great-nephews; and several cousins. A funeral service to celebrate the life of Kris will be conducted privately with family and close friends with Rev. John Yost, officiating. Burial will be in the Oregon Hill Cemetery, Morris. Memorial gifts may be made to either the Mansfield Area Food Pantry, P.O. Box 5, Benson Dr., Mansfield, Pa. 16933, or the Lycoming County S.P.C.A., 2805 Reach Rd, Williamsport, Pa. 17701, or to a charity of donor's choice. Funeral arrangements are by Kris's nephew, Andre' W. K. Roupp, Roupp Funeral Home, Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Rd., Mifflinburg. - Mansfield Gazette, August 10, 2016
LUPOLE Blanche May - MRS CLINTON BLACKWELL
Blanche May Blackwell 87 of the Green Home in Wellsboro died there Thursday Nov 25 1982. She was the widow of Clinton Blackwell Born Jan 16 1895 at Oregon Hill. She was a daughter of Wilham T and Eunice Hemenway Lupole. She was a member of Wellsboro United Methodist Church Mrs. Blackwell retired after 30 years at Corning Glass Works Wellsboro Division. She was a member of American Association of Retired Persons. Surviving are a son Willis A Blackwell of Canton Ohio; two sisters Mrs. Alice Campman of Park Hill Manor Wellsboro and Mrs. Florence Rainier of Bloomsburg; a granddaughter Mrs. Lewis (Lana) Obourn of Westfield Center Ohio; two great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. The funeral was held Sunday at the Tussey Mosher Funeral Home Wellsboro. Burial was in Oregon Hill Cemetery the Rev George W Barto 3rd, her pastor officiated.
MAST Dora Mast
92, a resident of the Green Home in Wellsboro and a native of Lycoming County, died Thursday, Oct. 29, at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital in Wellsboro. Born in Pine Township, Oct. 3, 1895, she was the daughter of Fred and Marie Miller Mast. Surviving are a sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Cook of Addison, NY.; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held at the Tussy-Mosher Funeral Home, Wellsboro, Sunday, Nov. 1. The Rev. Eugene A. Charsky officiated. Burial was made in Oregon Hill Cemetery, Pine Township.
MILLER Roscoe E. Miller
50, of Morris RD1, died Saturday, November 6, 1965, in the Robert Packer Memorial Hospital, Sayre. He was employed by Bethlehem Steel in this city. He was a member of the Ivy Lodge 397, F&AM, the Williamsport Consistory and the Jersey Shore Moose Lodge. He attended the Oregon Hill Community Church. A native of Cammal, he was born January 1, 1915, the son of Michael and Eva Brion Miller. Surviving are his wife, Frederica Thomas Miller; two sisters, Mrs. Dorothy Campbell of Jersey Shore, and Mrs. Charles Shipman of South Williamsport; four brothers, Clifford of Dundee, NY, Donald of Wellsboro, Francis of Jersey Shore and Adrian of Rochester. The funeral was held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Oregon Hill Church. Rev. John Duty officiated with burial in Oregon Hill Cemetery. - Wellsboro Gazette, November 11, 1965
PALMATIER J. W. Palmatier
accident victim, dies at hospital: James W. Palmatier, of Morris RD1 who was struck by an automobile on May 21, West Fourth Street and Daugherty's Run Road, died at 7:30 am Thursday the 29th at the Williamsport hospital. Mr. Palmatier became the fourth fatality for the city this year. Dr. Clarence R. Martin, Lycoming County coroner, said Mr. Palmatier died of a fractured skull and a brain injury. He said no inquest would be held. The accident occurred about 9 pm while Mr. Palmatier was reported to have been walking towards the center of the highway near the Daugherty's Run bridge. He was struck by a car driven by Paul E. Heggenstaller, of Loganton. At the time of the accident, city police said, Mr. Palmatier was walking toward Jersey shore and the Heggenstaller car was moving toward Williamsport. He is survived by two brothers, William and Elmer, both of Oregon Hill, Morris, RD. services will be held at 2 pm Sunday at the Oregon Hill Church, with the pastor, The Rev. Charles Russ, officiating. Burial will be in Oregon Hill Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home this evening from 7 to 9 o'clock and at the church after 1 o'clock Sunday afternoon.
ROUNSVILLE ROSE A.
Wellsboro Gazette December 12, 2001
ROSE A. CRIST OF Oregon Hill Rd., Morris died Weds., December 5, 2001 at Arnot Ogden Hospital, Elmira, N.Y. She was born January 31, 1926 in Hornsby, N.Y., the daughter of the late Hattie Rounsville. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Eugene Mast, her daughter, Judy Guillamee and her sons, Lonnie and Gary Mast. She is survived by BUSTER CRIST with whom she managed the restaurant, Inn 287, until their retirement. She is also survived by her sons, William Mast, Dennis Mast, Fred Mast, David Crist, and Mark Crist. A private memorial service for the family will be held at the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home in Wellsboro. Burial will be in the Oregon Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Southern Tier Hospice, Corning, N.Y., the Fulck Cancer Center of Elmira, N.Y., or the charity of one’s choice. Submitted by: George and Peg Boyce - firstname.lastname@example.org
RUPP Gladys Rupp White
91, of Wellsboro, died on Monday, Aug. 23, 2010. She was born on Oct. 26, 1918, in Jersey Shore, a daughter of the late John and Ada Kundyed Rupp. Gladys was the wife of the late Tom White. Mrs. White was a member of the Oregon Hill Grace Chapel.She is survived by two sons, Larry White of Wellsboro, William White of Williamsport; a brother, Harold Rupp of Florida; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. A graveside service will be held on Friday, Aug. 27, at the Oregon Hill Cemetery with Pastor Randy Martin officiating. Arrangements are entrusted to the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., Wellsboro.- Wellsboro Gazette, August 25, 2010
Louise Schneider died peacefully on October 31, 2007 at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, after a brief illness. Born December 4, 1919 in Nauvoo, she was the daughter of William S. Seaman and Elizabeth Williammee Seaman. She married Byron E. Schneider on July 31, 1939. They resided at the family farm on Oregon Hill where she was a homemaker and they celebrated 68 years together. She was a resident at Martin’s Guest Home in Stony Fork for the last ten years. She is survived by her husband, Byron, and her children, Harold (Duke) and Hazel Schneider of Ball, La., Connie Barker of Avis, Linda and Dave Goodreau of Wellsboro, John Gary Schneider of Layton, Utah. She was predeceased by her son-in-law, Lester Barker and daughter-in-law, Nita Schneider, brothers, William Seaman and Theodore Seaman and sisters, Lillian Seaman Leonard and Thelma Seaman Lehman. She had 10 grandchildren, Morgan (Cindy) Schneider, Tammy (Warren) Camp, Michelle (Jason) Smeal, Michael Barker, Brian (Jennifer) Dean, Tara (Harrison) Flakker, Stephen Schneider, Kathy Schneider, Robert Schneider and James Schneider; 2 step-grandchildren, Joey (Todd) Heckler and Matthew Goodreau; 10 great grandchildren, David Schneider, Stephanie (Brandon) Adams, Steven Camp, Joshua Smeal, Justin Smeal, Isabelle Dean, Anselm Dean, Harrison Flakker Jr., Claire Flakker, Bren Heckler. Family and friends are invited to Louise’s Life Celebration on Sunday, November 4, from 4 – 6 p.m. and Monday, November 5, from 10 – 11 a.m. at Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, 139 Main Street, Wellsboro. Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home with the Rev. Jeffrey Rush officiating. Her interment will follow at the Oregon Hill Cemetery. Donations in her memory can be made to the Martin’s Guest Home, 2748 Stony Fork Road, Wellsboro, PA 16901.
SCHNEIDER Byron E. Schneider
98, died on Monday, Oct. 4, 2010, at the Green Home in Wellsboro. Born on May 24, 1912, on Oregon Hill, he was the son of Samuel P. Schneider and Emma J. Loudenslager Schneider. He married Louise Seaman on July 31, 1939. They resided at the family farm on Oregon Hill and celebrated 68 years together. He was well known for his banjo playing and calling for square dances and played for several years with the Johnny Lundgren Band. In later years, he enjoyed playing for neighbors and friends at the Idlewood Inn on Oregon Hill. More recently, he entertained the staff and residents at the Wellsboro Shared Home where he was a resident for the last two years. He is survived by his children, Harold (Duke) and Hazel Schneider of Ball, La., Connie Barker of Avis, Linda and Dave Goodreau of Wellsboro and John Gary Schneider of Layton, Utah. He was predeceased by his wife, Louise; a son-in-law, Lester Barker; daughter-in-law, Nita Schneider; brothers Claude and Jacob Schneider and sisters Mary and Emma Schneider. He had 10 grandchildren, Morgan (Cindy) Schneider, Tammy (Warren) Camp, Michelle (Jason) Smeal, Michael Barker, Brian (Jennifer) Dean, Tara (Harrison) Flakker, Stephen Schneider, Kathy Schneider, Robert Schneider and James Schneider; two step-grandchildren, Joey (Todd) Hecker and Matthew (Jennifer) Goodreau; 10 great-grandchildren, David Schneider, Stephanie (Brandon) Adams, Steven Camp, Joshua Smeal, Justin Smeal, Isabelle Dean, Anselm Dean, Harrison Flakker, Jr. Claire Flakker, Bren Heckler and one great-great-grandson Karson Adams. Family and friends are invited to Bryon's Life Celebration on Thursday, Oct. 7, from 6 to 8 p.m. and Friday, Oct. 8, from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, a "Life Celebration Home," 139 Main St., Wellsboro. Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home with the Rev. Jeffrey Rush officiating. His interment will follow at the Oregon Hill Cemetery. If desired, memorials may be made in his memory to the Wellsboro Shared Home, 27 Bacon St., Wellsboro, Pa 16901
SCUREMAN, Edna - Edna Haines Scureman Rexford, always known as "Nen," died on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, in Marblehead, Mass. at the age of was born on Sept. 4, 1921, in Jersey Shore, the daughter of Charles Gordon Scureman and Edna Ethel Haines. She lived in Jersey Shore until the age of 14, when the family moved to Wellsboro. She attended Wellsboro High School and represented Wellsboro as its Queen in the first Laurel Festival, in 1938. She married Donald E. Rexford, also of Wellsboro, on Sept. 20, 1946, after his return from World War II. The couple eventually settled in Buffalo, N.Y., but returned to Wellsboro in 1981 when they retired. In 2006, Nen moved to Massachusetts to be nearer to her was an accomplished artist and portraitist who worked in oil, watercolor and pastel and was proud to be a charter member of the National Museum of Women in the Arts. She was active in the Wellsboro Art Club and served on the board of the Tioga County Historical Society, where she organized exhibitions about the Civil War and the Society's military collections to honor those who sacrificed so much for their country. She loved beauty in all its forms – in the natural world, in human faces, in music, poetry, and art. She was predeceased by her husband, Donald E. Rexford; and by her brother, Charles Haines Scureman; her sister, Lydia Wilt Scureman Kuhl (C. Brainard Kuhl); and her niece, Lydia Kristine Kuhl, all of Mansfield. She is survived by her daughter, Nancy Rexford (Charles Turner) of Danvers, Mass.; her grandson, Turner of Seattle, Wash.; two nephews, Mark and Daniel Scureman; three nieces, Maria Scureman, Cynthia Kuhl , Sylvia Kuhl Yamashita; and her sister-in-law, Carole Scureman. A graveside service at Oregon Hill Cemetery is planned for Friday, Oct. 27, followed by a gathering of family and friends at the home of her niece Sylvia Yamashita. – Mansfield Gazette, 5 October 2017
SCUREMAN, C. Haines - C. Haines Scureman, age 89, of Mansfield, PA, died Thursday, May 26, 2016 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born September 20, 1926 in Jersey Shore, PA, a son of Charles Gordon and Edna (Haines) Scureman. Haines was married to Carole L. Scureman and would have celebrated their 32nd anniversary in September. He graduated from mortuary school in 1952 and was a funeral director for 50 years. Haines owned and operated C. Haines Scureman Funeral Home in Tioga, PA during the 1960's, and in Mansfield, PA from 1983 to 1994. Following his retirement, he worked as a courier for First Citizens National Bank. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Mansfield, for 20 years, and served as a Church Deacon. Haines was a member of the American Legion Herbert Lee Webster Post #235, and a former member of the Mansfield Firemen's Auxiliary. He enjoyed big band music; collecting records; antique cars and going to antique car shows. Haines served in the Army Air Corps during WWII and attained the rank of Corporal. Haines is survived by his wife, Carole; 2 sons, Mark (Melanie) Scureman, and Daniel Scureman; a daughter, Maria Scureman; a step-son, Shane (Julie) Belknap; 3 step-daughters, Cheryll (John) Mortimer, Shelley (Michael) Smith, Chanda (David) Fritz; a sister, Edna "Nen" Rexford of Marblehead, MA; 16 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; 4 nieces. He was predeceased by infant sons, John and Jeffrey Scureman on December 23rd, 1965; a sister, Lydia Kuhl, and his first wife, Mary Ann (Knowlton) Walker. Family and friends are invited to call on Sunday, May 29, 2016 from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA. A private burial will be in Oregon Hill Cemetery. Thank you to the Susquehanna Hospice Staff, the AOMC staff of the ER, the ICU and the 5th floor D wing for their excellent care. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Mansfield Fire and Ambulance Assoc., 381 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA 16933 or The Food Pantry, Route 6, Mansfield, PA 16933. – Mansfield Gazette, June 1, 2016
SHEARER - Mrs. Anna M. Teed, 92, of Oregon Hill, RD#1, Morris died Saturday, December 17, 1977 at the home of her granddaughter, Mrs. Beverly Johnston with whom she lived. She was born on April 15, 1885 in Pine Township, Lycoming County, the daughter of Robert M. and Adelaide Campbell Shearer. She was a member of the United Methodist Church of Oregon Hill. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Adelaide Campbell of RD#1, Morris; a son, Dalton E. of Antrim; six granddaughters; 22 great-grandchildren and 11 great great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Monday, December 19, 1977 at 11 a.m. at the Tussey Funeral Home with the Rev. Harry Krause officiating. Burial was in Oregon Hill Cemetery. - Wellsboro Gazette, December 28, 1977
SWENDRIWSKI, Alfred - Alfred Swendrowski, 82, of Oregon Hill, passed away quietly and found peace on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years Helga; his son, Eric and wife Karon; two loving granddaughters, Katarina and Alexandra; son, Victor, and his daughter, Jennifer Studenny. Alfred was also survived by one sister, Hedwig Pyckevet.Born in Genk Belgium of Polish parents, Alfred came to the United States in 1952 as a Lodge Act Member of the United States Army in which he served during the Korean War. Later, he became a cartographer for Litton Industries an affiliate of NASA and worked on the American space program. After that, he worked for Sears Roebuck Co. as head of the east coast security division. Alfred soon found that the mountains of Pennsylvania were where he wanted to settle, and in 1973 he created a German restaurant with his wife Helga called the Idlewood Inn. A memorial service will be held in St. Peter's Catholic Church in Wellsboro on Wednesday, Sept. 3, at 4 p.m. Directly after the service, Alfred will be laid to rest in the Oregon Hill Cemetery. In memory of Alfred, donations to St. Peter's Catholic Church would be greatly appreciated by the family. Local arrangements by Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, "A Life Celebration Home," 139 Main St., Wellsboro. – Wellsboro Gazette, August 27, 2014
SWENDROWSKI, Eric - On April 1, 2017, Eric Swendrowski, 51, of Oregon Hill, passed away at the Williamsport Regional Hospital. On January 18, 2000, Eric married his longtime sweetheart of 13 years, Karon Jackson. Eric was born December 9, 1965 in Toms River NJ, the son of Alfred and Helga (Rankl) Swendrowski. Eric was the owner and operator of Oregon Hill Winery. He started his business when he was 18 years old, becoming the youngest licensed winemaker in the United States. He was a member of the Pennsylvania Wine Association. He was always there with a smile on his face and took the time to engage in conversation with his patrons. Eric will be greatly missed. He was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Wellsboro. Eric graduated from Wellsboro High School with the Class of 1983. He served 8 years, as an auditor for Pine Township. Eric was the past president of the Keystone Region, Porsche Club of America and an avid car enthusiast. Eric was a member of Wellsboro Chamber of Commerce as well as the Lycoming County Chamber of Commerce. The Swendrowskis were supporters of the Deane Center as well as Hamilton Gibson. Eric was involved in many aspects of life; however, his family was everything to him. Surviving are his wife, Karon; his mother, Helga; his two daughters, Katarina and Alexandra Swendrowski; brother, Victor Swendrowski and his sister, Jennifer (Swendrowski) Studenny; his in-laws, Ronald and Janet Jackson and his sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Robin and Charles Stringham. He was preceded in death by his father and mentor Alfred Swendrowski. Eric’s Life Celebration will be held, Thursday, April 6, 2017 from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM at Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, Ltd., 139 Main St., Wellsboro, PA. A memorial Mass will be held Friday, April 7, 2017 at 9:30 AM, St. Peter’s Catholic Church, 47 Central Ave., Wellsboro, PA with Rev. David Bechtel officiating. Interment will be in Oregon Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to any branch of C&N Bank for his daughters’ education funds. - Mansfield Gazette, 5 April 2017
TEED Beverley M. Johnston
age 77, of Morris, PA, died August 29, 2012 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born July 12, 1935 in Wellsboro, PA a daughter of Dalton and Dorothy (McFall) Teed. Beverley and her husband, Thomas Merton Johnston, celebrated 61 years of marriage. Beverley enjoyed farming, canning, cooking, gardening and spending time with her family. Beverley is survived by her husband, Thomas; 4 sons and daughters-in-law, Dalton and Roberta Johnston of Oregon Hill, PA, James Johnston and Barb Tom of Wellsboro, PA, John and Shelly Johnston of Oregon Hill, PA, William Johnston and Lisa Gardner of Osceola, PA; two daughters, Gloria Merrick and Randy Hurd of Liberty, PA, Carol and Dennis Mast of Pittsburgh, PA; 12 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren. Beverley was predeceased by a brother, Ronnie Teed. Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial service on Saturday, September 1, 2012 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Paul United Methodist Church, Nauvoo, PA with Pastor Tom Harmic officiating. Memorial donations may be made to St. Paul United Methodist Church, c/o Joanne Butters, Treasurer, 54 Railroad Ave., Mansfield, PA 16933. Burial will be in Oregon Hill Cemetery. Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA is assisting the family. Wellsboro Gazette – August 31, 2012
Harry Lester TEED
Harry Lester Teed, 86, of Oregon Hill, died Wednesday, April 14, 1965, at his home. He was a retired farmer and member of the Lorenton Grange. Born August 7. 1878, at Oregon Hill, he was the son of Henry and Adelaide Blackwell Teed. Surviving are his wife, Emma West Teed, a daughter, Isabelle Rood, of Williamsport; a brother, Ezra Teed, of Trout Run, three grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. Funeral was Saturday at the Oregon Hill Church. Rev. Maynard Mathewson officiated. Burial was in Oregon Hill Cemetery.
Corning Leader - Wed Jan 14, 2009
Wilton, Conn. - John E. Teed, 87, of Route 287, Morris, Pa. died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009 in Wilton, Conn. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving during World War II. He owned and operated an auto body business. Survivors include a daughter, Joan Helmrich of Herndon, Va.; two sons, James Teed of Charleston, W.Va. and Jerald Teed of Norwalk, Conn.; three brothers, Dale Teed of Tioga, Pa., Bill Teed of Wilmington, N.C., and Bob Teed of Walton Hills, Ohio; and four sisters, Katherine Teed, Jean Graham, and Jane Phelps, all of Morris, Pa. and Betty Tomlinson of Potomac, Md. Calling hours are 10-11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 17 at the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, a “Life Celebration Home”, 139 Main St., Wellsboro, Pa. Services will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours at 11 a.m. Saturday, the Rev. Eugene A. Charsky, officiating. Burial will be in Oregon Hill Cemetery. Arrangements are with the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, Wellsboro, Pa.
TEED - John E. Teed, 87, of Route 287, Morris, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009, in Wilton, Conn. Born Dec. 21, 1921, in Williamsport, the son of the late John and May Minier Teed. John owned and operated his own auto body business. He was an Army veteran of World War II. Surviving are his daughter and son-in-law, Joan and Charles Helmrich of Herndon,Va., sons and daughters-in-law, James and MaryAnne Teed of Charleston, W. Va., Jerald and Gail Teed of Norwalk, Conn.; brothers and sisters–in-law; Dale and Ella Teed of Tioga, Bill and Nancy Teed of Wilmington, N.C., Bob and Jean Teed of Walton Hills, Ohio; sisters and brothers-in-law, Katherine Teed, Jean Graham, Jane and Bob Phelps, all of Morris, Betty and John Tomlinson of Potomac, Md.; 12 grandchildren; three great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley A. Teed in 1997; sisters, Nancy Kephart, Barbara Cole, Peg Teed, and brother Jim Teed. Family and friends may call at the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, a Life Celebration Home, 139 Main St., Wellsboro, on Saturday, Jan. 17, from 10 to 11 a.m. Funeral service to follow at 11 a.m. with Rev. Eugene A. Charsky, officiating. Burial will be in Oregon Hill Cemetery. - Mansfield Gazette, January 14, 2009
TEED, Wayne - Wayne Teed, age 79, of Morris, PA, died Saturday, March 19, 2016 at his home. Wayne was born on January 27, 1937 in Tioga Co., PA, a son of Russell and Margaret (Mull) Teed. He was a graduate of Penn State and a lifelong farmer. Wayne is survived by his nephew, Stephen Teed of Glen Burnie, MD, and two great nephews, Kyle and Trevor Teed. He was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother, Merlin Teed. In keeping with Wayne's request there will be no services. Burial will be in Oregon Hill Cemetery, Pine Twp., Lycoming Co. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA 16933. - Mansfield Gazette, March 23, 2016
B. JOSEPH TIBOLLA JR. (1933-2009)
B. Joseph Tibolla, Jr., VMD, 76, of Ridge Road, Morris, died Saturday, October 3, 2009, at Carleton Senior Care, Wellsboro. He was the husband of Mary Kaye Bell Tibolla whom he married June 26, 1977. Joseph was born Aug. 29, 1933, in Bronx, N.Y., the son of the late Bruno and Mary Mazzola Tibolla. He was a graduate of Rutgers University and later from the University of Pennsylvania Veterinarian School. Joseph was a member of the Oregon Hill Grace Chapel, Pa. Veterinarian Association, Md. Veterinarian Association, past president of Slate Run Sportsmen Club and the Brotherhood of the Jungle Cock, member of Babbs Creek Sportsmen Club and past president of the Izaac Walton Club. He was a "True Renaissance Man" who enjoyed fishing, fly tying, photography, ham radio, painting, and bee keeping. Surviving are his wife, Mary Kaye; daughter, Susan Gray (Peter) of Potomac, Md.; sons, Mark J. Tibolla, Blackwood of New Jersey, Paul J. Tibolla (Samira) of Bethesda, Md.; four grandchildren; sister, Barbara Lecky, Voorhees of New Jersey. He was preceded in death by his parents and son, James J. Tibolla. Friends and family are invited to Joseph's Life Celebration on Tuesday, Oct. 6, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, 139 Main St., Wellsboro, and from 10 to 11 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 7, at the Oregon Hill Grace Chapel. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Randy Martin officiating. Burial will be in Oregon Hill Cemetery. If desired, memorials may be made in his memory to the National Parkinson's Foundation, Inc., 1501 N.W. 9th Avenue, Bob Hope Rd., Miami, Fla. 33136. Arrangements by Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, 139 Main St., Wellsboro.
Enoch Walters, 68, died Monday morning March 9 1942 at his home in Elkland. He was born July 23. 1874. Son of William and Clara Blackwell Walters, at Oregon Hill, but spent most of his life in Elkland. The funeral will be held this afternoon at 1:30 at the Oregon Hill church, with Rev. R. L. Freas. Liberty, officiating; burial in Oregon Hill cemetery. Surviving are a son. Lawrence. of Elkland: eight grandchildren, and the following brothers and sisters: James and Edward, of Oregon Hill; Frank and Ben. Of Corning: Fred, of Elkland: Mrs. Mary Adelaide Reinwald and Mrs. Julia Bruey. Of Oregon Hill.
WALTERS JULIE G.
Mrs. Julie G Bruey, 90, died Thursday 28 October 1966 at the White Convalescent Home. She was born September 13, 1870 at Pine Township, the daughter of William and Clara Blackwell Walters. She was a member of Oregon Hill Evangelical Church. Surviving is a sister-in-law, Mrs. Frank Walters of Corning. Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. John Duty at the Oregon Hill Church, Sunday at 3:30 p.m. Burial was at the Oregon Hill Cemetery at the White...
WALTERS MARY Adelaide
MRS. WILLIAM REINWALD
Mrs. Mary A Reinwald, 86, formerly of Morris, died Sunday, January 11, 1959 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Eldon Brown in Elmira, N. Y., where she had been Making her home for the past 16 months. The widow of William Reinwald, she was born August 3, 1872 in Morris RD, the daughter of William and Clara Blackwell Walters. Besides her daughter, she is survived by a sister, Mrs. Julia Bruey of Elmira; a brother, Fred Walters of Elkland, and a grandson, Allen Haines of Albuquerque, N.M. Funeral services were held Wednesday at 1:30, Rev. Harold Miller officiating. Burial was in Oregon Hill Cemetery.
WEST MAZIE C. GRAHAM
Mazie C. Graham, 94, a resident of Broad Acres Nursing Home in Wellsboro, formerly of Park Hill Manor, died Saturday, Jan. 9, at the nursing home. Born Oct. 18, 1893, at Oregon Hill, she was the daughter of Samuel and Sarah Hessler West. She was a member of the Wellsboro United Methodist Church. Her husband, Leonard Graham, died Dec. 2, 1952. Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Clifford H. and Kathryn Graham of RD#3, Wellsboro; a sister, Mrs. Orley Hanson of Warren; a brother, Harry West of Warren; four grandchildren, Jim Graham of Breesport, N.Y., Mrs. Joan Reese of RD#3, Wellsboro, Mrs. Shirley Kenyon of Vienna, Va., and Myrna Graham of Mansfield; 13 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Monday, Jan. 11, at the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, Wellsboro. The Rev. Stephen Engelhardt, her pastor, and Ben Walters, former pastor of Grace Community Chapel, Oregon Hill, officiated. Burial was made in Oregon Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Wellsboro United Methodist Church.
Gazette Bulletin, Wiliamsport, PaFeb 9, 1937
BLOSSBURG - Charles WHEELER Sr., died Saturday at the home of his daughter, Mrs Nellie Ogden, on South Main Street after an extended illness. Mr. Wheeler was born in Wales 77 years ago, coming to this country while young and residing for many years in Tioga County. He was engaged in the meat business and was a member of the Blossburg Methodist Episcopal Church. He is survived by the following children: Mrs. Emily Saunders Cleveland,O; Miss Edith Wheeler, Mrs. Nellie Ogden, William Wheeler, Charles Wheeler of Blossburg: Mrs. James Edwards, Arnot; James Wheeler, Big Flatts,N.Y. Harry Wheeler, Penn Yann, N.Y.; Mrs Charles Terry, Morris; Mrs.Mabel Crimm,Stony Fork, Harold Wheeler, Sayre A prayer service will be held today at 1p.m. at the home of Mrs Ogden with funeral services at 2:30 at the Lutheran Church at Camps Corners. The Rev.Owen C. Barrett, pastor of the local Methodist Episcopal Church will officiate. Burial will be in the Camps Corner Cemetery
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