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Tri-Counties Genealogy & History by Joyce M. Tice
State Road Cemetery, Sullivan Township, Tioga County PA
Obituaries - Page Five of Six

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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.

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SRGP ID Added in parentheses by Joyce M .Tice if included in her Sullivan-Rutland Genealogy Project. If you are researching or descended from any of those so designated, it is requested that you share your research with Joycs's SRGP if you have not already done so. That is the price I ask for making this site available. It is your opportunity to share in the cost of creating this site and reward Joyce just a tad for making this enormous body of resource available to you. It is a way to pay your dues in a small way for use of this site. Please reference the SRGP ID and the page you found this on the site, when you write to me. For women listed under a married alias, I have provided her real name, if I know it. 

 

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RALPH SALVITTI (SRGP 79261)
     Ralph Salvitti, 56, of Mainesburg died Monday, March 30, 1998, at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro.  Born June 5, 1941, in Philadelphia, he was the son of Romeo and Sophia DiFranco Salvitti.  He was employed by Tioga County.  He was a U. S. Army veteran and was a member of Holy Child Catholic Church, Mansfield.  Surviving are his wife of 36 years, Mary Ann Cerrone Salvitti; two sons, Gino of York and Ralph Jr. of Mainesburg; one daughter, Debbie O'Rourke of Buffalo, N.Y.; three brothers, Michael of Philadelphia, John of Davies, Fla., and Romeo Jr. of Tampa, Fla.; one sister, Joanne Krouse of Philadelphia; one grandson, Michael O'Rourke, and one granddaughter, Madison Salvitti.  Friends may call at the Wilston Funeral Home, 18 N. Main St., Mansfield, on Wednesday, April 1, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. where a recitation of prayer will be held at 9 p.m.  A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Thursday at 11 a.m. at Holy Child Catholic Church with the Rev. Louis Kaminski officiating.  Burial will be at State Road Cemetery, Mainesburg.

JOSEPH C. SANTANGELO (SRGP 79153)
                Joseph C. Santangelo, 71, of Mainesburg died Saturday, Dec. 30, 2000, at home. Born Feb. 3, 1929, in Norristown, he was the son of Joseph and Rose Maniscalco Santangelo.  He was a retired electrical contractor and a U.S. Army veteran.   He was a member of Holy Child Catholic Church, Mansfield, AAMBUCS,  served 7 1/2 years as a 4-H leader, and was president of the Valley Forge Trail  Riders Association for 22 years.  Surviving are his wife of 50 years, Jane Fotheringham Santangelo; two sons, Robin Santangelo of Tionesta and Joseph Santangelo of Wellsboro; one daughter, Susan Olson of Mainesburg; one sister, Rose Salamone of Schwenksville; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.  Calling hours were held Wednesday, Jan. 3, at the Wilston Funeral Home,  Mansfield, where recitation of prayers were held.  A mass of Christian burial was held Wednesday, Jan. 3, at Holy Child Catholic Church with the Rev. Louis Kaminski officiating.   Burial was made at State Road Cemetery, Mainesburg.

SCOTT - DALLAS SCOTT, (SRGP 78972) age 79, of Mainesburg, died Thursday, Dec. 24, 1964. He was a member of the Mainesburg Methodist Church. Survived by wife, Frances; stepsons, Jesse Priest of Mansfield RD 3; George Priest of Horseheads; stepdaughter, Mrs. Louise Badger of Florida; brothers, William, Joseph and Ira, all of Breckenridge, PA; 4 step-grandchildren, 6 step great-grandchildren. funeral was held at the Mainesburg Methodist Church on Monday at 1 pm, the Rev. Richard Jones officiating. Burial was in State Road Cemetery.

SEYMOUR - MRS. HAZEL BOLT, 87, (SRGP 04744)  wife of Edward Bolt, of Mainesburg, died Sunday, May 14, 1978, in Edgewater, MD, while visiting a daughter, Mrs. Anthony Clements. She was born April 12, 1891, at Troy, a daughter of Clayton and Minnie Welch Seymour. Mrs. Bolt was a member of State Road Baptist Church. Surviving besides her husband and Mrs. Crystal Clements, are two other daughters, Mrs. John (Carol) Fishburn, of State College, and Mrs. Beverly Day, of Central Square, NY; a son Clayton, of Intercession City, FL; 14 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. The funeral was at 10 am Thursday in the church. Burial was in State Road Cemetery. The Rev. Glen Dewey and the Rev. Dick Williams, church pastors, officiated. - Wellsboro Gazette, 24 May 1978, p.8
  

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STANLEY A. SEYMOUR (SRGP 03571)


 Stanley A. Seymour, 78, of RD 1, Mainesburg, died Friday, Dec. 20, 1991, at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro. Born July 28, 1913, in Sullivan Township, he was the son of Ernest and Mary L. Richmond Seymour. He was a lifelong member of the State Road Baptist Church.  He was a retired school teacher, having taught for 40 years in area schools, and was a dairy farmer in Mainesburg for many years. Surviving are his wife of 57 years, Mary Delphine Welch Seymour; one son and daughter-in-law, R. Duane and Marilyn Seymour, of Mainesburg; two daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and Ronald Farrell of Mansfield, and Marcia and Gilbert Romaine, of Laurel, Md; eight grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren; one sister, Doris Bullard, of Horseheads, NY; and one sister-in-law, Alta Seymour, of Benton Center, NY. Calling hours were held at the Scureman Funeral Home, 130 South Main Street, Mansfield, on Sunday, Dec. 22 at 1 pm. Services were held at the funeral home on Monday, Dec. 23, with the Rev. Benjamin E. Nevin, pastor of First Baptist Church, Mansfield, officiating. Burial was made at State Road Cemetery in Mainesburg. Memorial donations may be made to the State Road Baptist Church, Mainesburg, Pa. 16932.

SHAW Edson R. (SRGP 03674)

90, of Mansfield, died Wednesday, April 11, 2012, at the Green Home, Wellsboro.  He was born July 21, 1921, in Mansfield, and is the last of six children of John and Leda Knapp Shaw.  Edson was a retired dairy farmer, a charter member of the East Sullivan Grange, the Mainesburg United Methodist Church, and served as a longtime member of the board of directors of Southern Tioga Schools.  He is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Edson Jr. and Kaleen Shaw of Mansfield; a daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and Charles Kent of Mansfield; seven grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; nieces; and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Nellie and his daughter, Joan Cowles.   Private graveside services will be held for Edson at the State Road Cemetery, Mainesburg. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in his memory may be made to the Tioga County Branch of the YMCA 40-42 Besanceney Dr. Mansfield, PA 16933.   Wellsboro Gazette – April 12, 2012

SHAW, ESTHER S. FERRER (SRGP 12913)
     Esther S. Ferrer, 83, of Mansfield, died Monday, July 21, 1997, at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro.  Born Aug. 28, 1913, in Mansfield, she was the daughter of John H. and Leda O. Knapp Shaw.  She was the retired owner of the Fashionette Beauty Salon in Mansfield.  She was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church of Mansfield.  She had traveled extensively with her husband, Vincent, during his service with the Merchant Marines.  Preceding her in death was her husband Vincent, March 19, 1876.  Surviving are three brothers, John Shaw of Milton, L.B. Shaw of Tunkhannock and Edson Shaw of Mainesburg.  Calling hours will be held Thursday, July 24, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Gary W. Wilston Funeral Home, 18 North Main St., Mansfield.  Funeral services will be held there Friday at 1 p.m. with the Rev. John H. Shaw III, her nephew, officiating.  Burial will be made in State Road Cemetery, Mainesburg.
  

SHAW - JOAN A. SHAW COWLES, 60, (SRGP 03675) of Mansfield died Sunday, April 23, 2000, at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro. Born April 19, 1940, in Mansfield, she was the daughter of Edson and Nellie Smith Shaw. She was a self-employed hairdresser and a member of the Mainesburg United Methodist Church. Preceding her in death was her husband, Donald, in 1997. Surviving are her parents of Mainesburg; two sons, Scott of Mainesburg and Shawn of Mansfield; one brother, Edson Shaw, Jr. of Troy; one sister, Nancy Kent of Mansfield; and one granddaughter. Calling hours were held Tuesday, April 25, at the Wilston Funeral Home, Mansfield. Funeral services were held there Wednesday, April 26, with the Rev. Edmund Minnich and the Rev. Howard Woodruff officiating. Burial was made at State Road Cemetery, Mainesburg.

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LESTER CARL SHAW (SRGP 12911)
     Lester Carl Shaw, 69, of 375 N. Main Street, Mansfield died July 28, 1981 at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro.  Born November 18, 1911 in Richmond Township, he was the son of the late John H. Shaw and Mrs. Leda O. Shaw of the Carleton Nursing Home, Wellsboro.  He was a member of the Mansfield Presbyterian Church; Friendship Lodge F & AM, Mansfield; World War II Army veteran serving in Guadal-canal and the Pacific Theatre of Operations and a retired mail carrier with 43 years of service.  Mr. Shaw was a 1929 graduate of Mansfield High School, an avid sportsman who raised championship beagles and a member of the Prospect Cemetery Board.  Surviving are in addition to his mother, two sisters, Miss Martha E. Shaw of Philadelphia and Mrs. Esther Ferrer of Mansfield; three brothers, John H. of Milton, L.B. of East Syracuse, N.Y. and Edson of RD 3, Mansfield.  Friends are invited to call at the Kuhl Funeral Home, Mansfield Thursday, July 30, 1981 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  The funeral will be held there on Friday, July 31 at 1:30 p.m. with The Reverend Benjamin Nevin officiating.  Burial will be in State Road Cemetery, Mainesburg.  Masonic services will be held at the funeral home Thursday evening at 8:45 p.m. by Friendship Lodge, Mansfield.
Of note from Burial Permit, cause of death, Acute massive myocardial infarction.

SHAW, MISS MARTHA E. (SRGP 12912)
     Age 78, of Normandy Farms Estates, Blue Bell, PA, Monday, June 20, 1988 at the Suburban General Hospital, Norristown, PA.  Funeral Services will be expected Friday, June 24 at 2pm at the First Presbyterian Church of Mansfield.  The Rev. Deborah Casey, Pastor of the Canoe Camp United Church of Christ officiating.  Interment State Road Cemetery, Mainesburg.  Friends and relatives will be received at the church from noon until time of services on Friday.  She is survived by 3 brothers, John H. of Rd #3 Milton, PA, Llewellyn B. of Rd #3 Tunkhannock, PA, Edson R. of Rd #3 Mansfield, PA; sister Mrs. Esther F. Errer of Rd #2 Mansfield, PA.  She was preceded in death by 3 brothers.  She was a retired school teacher, retiring in 1973 after 35 years of teaching in public schools, at Nelson, PA, The Charleston Schools in Wellsboro, Dover, DE, Girard College in Philadelphia, and The Swarthmore Elementary School.  She graduated from Mansfield High School in 1926, received her Bachelor's Degree from the Mansfield State Teachers College, and her Masters Degree from the University of Pennsylvania and had attended Penn State University.  She was a member of the Ambler Presbyterian Church, life member of the PSEA, the NEA and the National Audobon Society.  She had been librarian at the Normandy Farm Estates.  She was born in Richmond Township, Tioga County, May 12, 1910.  The daughter of the late John H. and Leda Knapp Shaw.  Arrangements by the Shaw Funeral Home, Milton, PA.
Of note from Burial Permit, middle name listed as Eliza, died of Cardiac Arrest.

SHAW - Mrs. Polly Cleveland [SRGP 09086]
The Advertiser says Mrs. Polly Cleveland, widow of the late Elisha Cleveland, died in Richmond township on the 7th instant, in the 78th year of her age.  She was one of the pioneers of this county, and for the last few years of her life drew a pension from the Government, as the widow of a revolutionary soldier.  (Tuesday, January 20, 1880, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.) [State Road Cemetery]

SHERMAN –DOROTHY SMITH, age 80, of Mansfield, PA, passed away on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at The Green Home, Wellsboro, PA surrounded by her loving family. She was born October 30, 1936 in Elmira, NY, a daughter of Lyle and Iva (Smith) Sherman. She was the widow of Robert D. Smith who passed away on October 25, 2013. Dorothy was employed as the head cook for the Southern Tioga School District before she retired. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Mansfield; a member of Curves; and enjoyed cooking, camping, square dancing and walking. Dorothy loved spending time with her grandchildren. Dorothy is survived by a son, Alan Smith of Mansfield, PA; 2 daughters and sons-in-law, Diane and Ed Vance of Mansfield, PA, Brenda (Tom Greene) Rumsey of Mansfield, PA; a daughter-in-law, Cherry Wilson of Mansfield, PA; 6 grandchildren, Chad Smith, Kenny Vance, Jordan Vance, Danielle DiDuro, Megan Smith, Derek Smith; 3 great grandchildren, Olivia Smith, Bristol Smith, Oaklee Smith; 5 brothers and sisters-in-law, Walter and Mary Sherman of Mansfield, Donald Sherman of CO, Milton and Karen Sherman of Troy, PA, Joseph and Velma Sherman of Tioga, PA, Lynn and Faith Sherman of Mansfield, PA; 2 sisters and brothers-in-law, Mabel and James Bradley of Mansfield, PA, Delphine and Brad Copp of Cherry Flats, PA; several nieces and nephews; a special nephew, Steve Sherman of Mansfield, PA. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by a son, Marshall. Family and friends are invited to call on Thursday, March 16, 2017 from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. and 10:00 to 11:00 A.M. on Friday, March 17, 2017 at Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA. Funeral services will follow on Friday at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Cheryl Filson officiating. Burial will be in State Road Cemetery, Mainesburg, PA. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1948 East Third St., Williamsport, PA. –Elmira Star-Gazette 3/13/2017

SHERWOOD - LESTER W. SHERWOOD, 72, (SRGP 46791) of Mainesburg died Saturday, July 24, 1993, at the Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre. Born April 18, 1921, in Gibbsboro, NJ, he was the son of Ernest J. and Iva May Hampton Sherwood. He was an avid horseman and member of Armenia Mountain Ridge Riders Group. He was an honorary member of Graphic Communication International Union. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He had worked in the newspaper publishing industry starting at age 14 and most recently as a pressman for 14 years for The Philadelphia Inquirer, retiring from there in 1983, at which time he moved to Mainesburg. Preceding him in death were a daughter, Billie Sullivan, and a sister, Myla Kohler. Surviving are his wife of 19 years, Veronica Milane Sherwood; one son, Jon E. Sherwood of Williamstown, NJ; two daughters, Bonnie Pompper of Woodstown, NJ, and Robin Lewis of Williamstown, NJ; two stepdaughters, Uneda Cerrone of New Columbia and Brenda Mello of Williamstown, NJ; one sister Florence Fullylove of Gibbsboro, NJ; 14 grandchildren. Friends called at the Scureman Funeral Home, Mansfield, on Monday, July 26. Services were held there Tuesday, July 27, with the Rev. James Bellamy officiating. Burial was made at the State Road Cemetery, Mainesburg. Memorial donations may be made to the Mansfield Ambulance Association, Mansfield, PA 16933.

SINDLINGER - CONNELLY, Adella R.: (SRGP 03684)  Age 85 of R.D. 2, Canton, Pa., Sunday, November 12, 1978.  Friends may call at the Morse Funeral Home, Canton, Tuesday evening 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral services will be held at the funeral home Wednesday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Raymond D. Fravel officiating. Interment in State Road Cemetery, Mainesburg, Pa. She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Edmund Wolfe of Milan, Pa., Mrs. Charles Giddings of Harrisburg, Pa. and Mrs. Dale Robbins of Canton, Pa.; one brother Irvin Sindlinger of Liberty, Pa.; one sister, Orpha Bubb of State College; six surviving grandchildren; one grandson preceded her in death; several nieces and nephews. She was a member of the Mainesburg United Methodist Church and a former elementary school teacher.

SINDLINGER Ardella R. Connelly (SRGP 03684)
Canton – Mrs. Ardella R. Connelly, 85, of Canton RD 2, died Sunday, Nov 12, 1978, at Troy Community Hospital. She was the widow of Howard Connelly. Born Feb. 26, 1893, in Liberty Twp., Tioga County, she was a daughter of Simon and Christina Roupp Sindlinger. She was a member of Mainesburg United Methodist Church. Mrs. Connelly was a retired teacher at the Springfield Elementary School, Springfield Twp. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Edmund Wolfe, of Milan, Mrs. Charles Giddings, of Harrisburg, and Mrs. Dale Robbins, of Canton; a brother, Irvin Sindlinger, of Liberty; a sister, Mrs. Orpha Bubb, of State College, and six grandchildren. The funeral will be at 2 pm Wednesday at Morse's, 12 East Main Street. Burial will be in State Road Cemetery.

SMITH, Carrie K. (SRGP 11792) Mansfield Advertiser 4th Mar 1885: Mrs. Carrie Doud Died in Richmond Twp. Feb 18th, during childbirth, wife of Eugene Doud, in 22nd year, buried State Road Cemetery. Baby died, too.

SMITH - Clark Audrey M. (SRGP 03507)
Age 72 , of Troy RR1 died Friday, Jan. 7, 2000, at Soldier and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro. Born Oct. 24, 1927, in Mainesburg, she was the daughter of Elmer and Anna Baity Smith. She and her husband owned and operated a poultry farm. She was a member of State Road Baptist Church. Preceding her in death were her husband of 49 years, Theodore “Ted” Clark; and one brother, Elmer Smith, Jr. Surviving are one daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn A. and Kenneth Gernert of Troy; one son and daughter-in-law, Theodore “Ted” C. and Linda L. Clark of Mansfield; four grandchildren, Christie Jo Martin, Kenny Jr. (Kimberly) Gernert, Victoria Mae Clark and Theodore A. Clark; three great-grandchildren, Alex, Clayton, and Tyler; one brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Robert and Dorothy Smith of Mansfield, Pa.; one sister and brother-in-law, Shirley and Winston Rumsey of Daggett. Calling hours were held Sunday, Jan. 9, at the Scureman Funeral Home, Mansfield. Funeral services were held there Monday, Jan. 10, with the Rev. Kenneth Marple officiating. Burial was made at State Road Cemetery, Sullivan Township, Tioga County. Memorial donations may be made to State Road Baptist Church, Mainesburg, Pa. 16932.

SMITH - CHARLES SMITH, 87, (SRGP 14791) died at the home of his sister, Mrs. Ella Roberts here (Mainesburg) last Friday (May 22, 1936). His sister is the only survivor. The funeral was held Sunday at 3:30 pm in the Mainesburg church. the Rev. Mr. Snyder officiating; burial in the State Road Cemetery. - Wellsboro Gazette, 28 May 1936, p.6

SMITH - David Thomas [SRGP 2216] - D. Thomas Smith, 87, of Mansfield RD3, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Nellie Shaw on Sunday, July 2, 1967. He was a member of Elk Run Methodist Church; E. Sullivan Grange; member Sullivan Twp. School board for 18 years; served as president for several years on the school board. Survived by sons, Dr. J. Edward Smith, Wellsboro; Elmer L. and Lisle P. Smith of Mainesburg, Richard W. of Mansfield, and Robert M. of Hyanis Port, Mass.; daughters, Mrs. Ethelyn E. Frost, of Marathon, NY, Mrs. Eloise E. Chamberlain, Mrs. Nellie A. Shaw, both of Mansfield; sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Hickok, Corning, NY; 19 grandchildren; 40 great grandchildren. Funeral services were held from the Shaw and Robena Funeral Home on Wednesday at 2 p.m., the Rev. Glen Dewey and the Rev. Robert Young officiating. Burial was in State Road Cemetery. - Wellsboro Gazette, July 6, 1967, p.6

  

ELMER L. SMITH (SRGP 03506)


 MANSFIELD--Elmer L. Smith, 82, of Mansfield RD 3, died Friday, July 18, 1986, at Broad Acres Nursing Center, Wellsboro. Born Nov. 17, 1903, in Sullivan Twp., he was a son of David T. and Ella Ryan Smith. Mr. Smith was a retired dairy farmer, fur dealer and Pioneer seed corn salesman.  He also was a former dog law enforcement officer. Mr. Smith was a member of State Road Baptist Church, Sullivan Twp. He was a 50-year member of East Sullivan Grange, one of the organizers of State Road Cemetery Assn., and had been a Republican committeeman for 40 years. His wife, the former Annie Baity, died Oct. 19, 1984. Surviving are a son, Robert D. of Mansfield; two daughters, Mrs. Audrey Clark, of Troy, and Mrs. Shirley Rumsey, of Mainesburg; three brothers, Richard, of Fort Orange, Fla., Lyle, of Mainesburg, and Robert, of Hyannis, Mass; three sisters, Mrs. Ethlyn Frost, of Marathon, NY, Mrs. Eloise Chamberlain, of Mainesburg, and Mrs. Nellie Shaw, of Mansfield, nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 1 pm Monday at Scureman's, 130 South Main Street.  Burial will be in State Road Cemetery. The Revs. Eugene A. Charsky, his pastor, and Benjamin E. Nevin, pastor of First Baptist Church, will officiate. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm Sunday.

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SMITH - ELOISE SMITH CHAMBERLAIN, 85, (SRGP 03670) of Mansfield died Monday, Aug. 3, 1998, at Hershey Medical Center, Hershey. Born May 5, 1913, in Mansfield, she was the daughter of David T. and Ella E. Ryan Smith. She was the wife of Harold B. Chamberlain. She was a member of Bakerburg Community Church and was an avid reader and flower gardener. She enjoyed her family and grandchildren. Preceding her in death were one son, Richard Chamberlain, in 1991; and one sister and three brothers. Surviving besides her husband are two daughters and sons-in-law, Ann and Herbert Gusitsch of Mansfield and Carol and William VanOrden of Bellefonte; one daughter-in-law, Phyllis Kennedy Chamberlain of Mansfield; 8 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Lyle and Evelyn Smith of Mainesburg and Robert and Alice Smith of Hyannis, Mass.; one sister and brother-in-law, Nellie and Edson Shaw of Mansfield; and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Scureman Funeral Home, 130 S. Main St., Mansfield, on Thursday, Aug. 6 from 7-9 pm. Funeral services will be held Friday, Aug. 7 at 2 pm at the Bakerburg Community Church, Rte. 6, four miles east of Mainesburg, with the Rev. Charles Park officiating. Burial will be made at the State Road Cemetery, Mainesburg.

SMITH - ERMA L. TICE (SRGP 00011)
     Erma L. Tice, 82, of RD 2, Mansfield, died Tuesday, April 12, 1988, at home.  Born May 18, 1905, in Rutland Township, she was the daughter of Emerson and Addie Makley Smith.  She was a member of Elk Run Methodist Church.  Surviving are sisters, Mrs. Iva Every and Miss Genevieve Smith, both of Mansfield; brothers, Roland Smith and Robert Smith, both of Mansfield; and several nieces and nephews.  Friends may call at the Scureman Funeral Home, 130 S. Main Street, Mansfield, Friday, April 15, from 7 to 9 p.m.  Services will be held at the funeral home Saturday, April 16, at 11 a.m.  The Rev. Robert E. Stump will officiate.  Burial will be made in State Road Cemetery, Mainesburg.  The family will furnish flowers.  Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the Elk Run Methodist Church, C/O the Rev. R.E. Stump, RD 2, Box 157C, Mansfield, PA, 16933.Of note from the Burial Permit, middle name listed as Louise, cause of death, Myocardial Infarction.

SMITH - ERMA L. TICE (SRGP 00011)
Age 82, RD 2, Mansfield, PA, Tuesday, April 12, 1988 at home. Friends may call at Scureman Funeral Home, 130 S. Main St. Mansfield, PA, Friday 7 to 9 pm. Funeral there Saturday 11 am., the Rev. Robert E. Stump, officiating. Burial in State Road Cemetery, Mainesburg, PA. Family will furnish flowers. Donations may be made to the Elk Run Methodist Church, C/O Rev. R. E> Stump, RD 2, Box 157 C, Mansfield, PA. 16933. Survived by sisters Mrs. Iva Every and Miss Genevieve Smith, both of Mansfield; brothers, Roland Smith and Robert Smith, both of Mansfield; and several nieces and nephews. She was a member of Elk Run Methodist Church. She was born May 18, 1905, in Rutland Township, Tioga County PA, to Emerson and Addie Makley Smith.

SMITH, Frances Aususta (SRGP 09483) Mansfield Advertiser 24th May 1882: Mrs. L.H. Doud died Sunday at Schodac age 26, left infant & 3 year old. Daughter of George F. Smith of Rutland. Funeral at State Road Church.

SMITH, GLADYS LOUISE (SRGP 06757)
 Age 71 of 21 Riverside Park, Blossburg, Monday, January 24, 1983.  Friends are invited to call at the Kuhl Funeral Home in Mansfield on Wednesday from 2 pm until 3 pm at the time of the service.  Rev. Benjamin Nevin officiating.  Burial State Road Cemetery, Mainesburg.  Survived by two sisters, Mrs. Edna Burr of Bath, NY, Mrs. Laureen Stickles, Lowman, NY.  Several nieces and nephews.  She was a telephone operator in Mainesburg for many years.  Born July 7, 1911 in Sullivan Twsp., the daughter of Franklin and Charlotte Heron Smith.
  

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SMITH, J. EDWARD, Dr.(SRGP 03251)


 Age 77 of 27 Fischler St., Wellsboro, Pa. Thursday, March 27, 1980 in Wellsboro.  No visitation.  Graveside service for family members will be held Saturday at 2 pm at the State Road Cemetery, Mainesburg, Pa.  A memorial service will be conducted Sunday at 2 pm at the First Presbyterian Church, Wellsboro, Pa.  Rev. Stephen P. McCutchan, his pastor, officiating.  Arrangements by Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, Wellsboro.  Family will provide the flowers, friends may make memorial gifts to the First Presbyterian Church, the Tioga County Historical Society, or other charitable organizations.  Survived by wife, Hope V. Smith; 2 sons, David T. Smith of Dryden, NY and James E. Smith of Newburgh, NY; 1 daughter, Mrs. Robert (Rebecca Anne) Keenan of Richmond, Va; stepdaughter, Mrs. Gary (Virginia) D. Kaefer of Palo Alto, Cal; 4 brothers, Elmer of Mansfield, Pa., Lisle of Mainesburg, Pa., Richard of Port Orange, Fla., Robert of Hyannis, Mass; 3 sisters, Mrs. Lyman (Ethlyn) Frost of Marathon, NY, Mrs. Harold (Eloise) Chamberlain. 
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SMITH , Lisle Thomas Age 92, (SRGP 03668) formerly of Mainesburg, PA, died Thursday, July 24, 2003,  at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital in Wellsboro, PA. Lisle was the husband of Evalyn Bardwell Smith for 71 years. Lisle was born on October 11, 1910 in Sullivan Twp., PA, a son of David (Tommy) and Ella (Ryan) Smith. Lisle retired from the Pennsylvania Department of Highway in 1971. After his retirement, he was employed by Maple Lanes Bowling Alley. Lisle was an avid bowler, hunter and fisherman. He was a member of the Canoe Camp Church of Christ (Disciples) and the Arbon IOOF Lodge #489. Lisle is survived by his wife, Evalyn; a son and daughter-in-law, Gerald L. and Barbara Smith of Williamsport, PA; a daughter and son-in-law, the Rev. Maxine R. and Randall Mills of South Williamsport, PA; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Robert Smith of Hyannis, MA; a sister and brother-in-law, Nellie and Edson Shaw of Mansfield, PA. Family and friends are invited to call on Sunday, July 27, 2003, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory & Monuments, PC 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA. Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 28, 2003, at 2:30 p.m. at the Canoe Camp Church of Christ (Disciples), S. Main St., Mansfield,               PA, with his pastor, the Rev. Kirk Smethers, officiating. Burial will be in the State Road Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the church in Lisle's memory.

SMITH LYMAN R
Wellsboro Agitator – January 12, 1921
Lyman R. Smith, a lifelong resident of Sullivan, died December 26.  He was born June 12, 1843, son of Jasper and Betsey Hall Smith.  He was twice married.  On  June 13, 1864 he married Charlotte E. Welch, and to them two sons were born, Cola L., deceased, and Nelson J., of Mansfield.  In 1879 he bought the Allen Webster farm on State Road, since which time he has made it his home.  On June 5, 1914, Charlotte Smith died and was buried in State Road cemetery.  Had she lived until the 13th of that month it would have been the fiftieth anniversary of their marriage.  In the autumn of 1917 he married Mrs. Eleanor Rew Shoemaker, who, with his son, Nelson J. Smith, survives him.

SMITH - Mark Smith of Canton, Pa., (SRGP 28647) died Monday morning at 5:07 o’clock, aged 28 years. He is survived by the following brothers and sisters; Miss Jane M. Smith of Mansfield; Mrs. Guy Seeley, Thomas Smith, Mrs. Clifford Neal, Canton; Mrs. James Foust, Maryland. The funeral will be held at the residence of Guy Seeley in Canton. The Rev. A. C. Cameron of Sylvania will officiate. Burial in State Road Cemetery.

SMITH, MARSHALL L. (SRGP 12942)
 Age 31, of Meadow St., Mansfield, PA, Tuesday, April 19, 1988 as a result of an accident.  Friends may call at the Scureman Funeral Home, 130 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA, Thursday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm.  Funeral Service there, Friday, 1 pm.  Rev. Benjamin E. Nevin, officiating.  Burial, State Road Cemetery, Mainesburg, PA.  Survived by wife, Cherry Miller Smith; son, Chad Lee Smith, at home; parents, Robert D. and Dorothy Smith of Mansfield, PA; brother, Alan Smith of Mansfield, PA; sisters and brothers-in-law, Diane and Edward Vance of Mansfield, PA, Brenda and Greg Rumsey of Idaho; maternal grandmother, Mrs. Iva Every of Mansfield, PA; several aunts and uncles.  He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Mansfield, PA, National Guard C.S.C. Third Btn. 109th Inf.
Mansfield, PA.  He was an avid bowler.  Born July 24, 1953, in Elmira, NY, the son of Robert D. and Dorothy Sherman.

SMITH - SHAW, Nellie A. [SRGP 03673]
Age 84, of Mansfield, PA, diedApril 21, 2008 at Carleton Senior Care, Wellsboro, PA. She was born February 17, 1924 in Sullivan Township. Nellie was the last of 8 children of David Thomas and Ella Ryan Smith. She was a member of the Mainesburg United Methodist Church and the Blue Bird Society. Nellie was a longtime bowler and a great cook. Nellie is survived by her husband of 68 years, Edson; a son and daughter-in-law, Edson and Kaleen Shaw of Troy, PA; a daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and Charles Kent of Mansfield, PA; seven grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her daughter, Joan Cowles. Friends are invited to call at the Gary Wilston Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 130 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA, Thursday 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held there Friday at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Kevin Brophy, her Pastor, officiating. Burial in State Road Cemetery, Mainesburg, PA.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 4/23/2008.

SMITH, Rebecca (SRGP 04449)  - KEENAN - REBECCA S. KEENAN died on April 25, 1999 at Richmond, VA. She was born April 13, 1938 in Beaver Falls, PA. Interment on Thursday, April 29, 1999 at State Road Cemetery. (From Funeral Card)

SMITH - REBECCA S. KEENAN, (SRGP 04449) 61, of Richmond, VA diedSunday April 25, 1999. She is survived by her husband, Robert E. Keenan, M.D.; two sons, Robert E., Jr. and Timothy P. Keenan; a daughter, Debra L. Keenan; two brothers, David T. and James E. Smith; two grandchildren, Kelsey Rebecca and Jessica Anne Keenan. Mrs. Keenan was a member of Trinity Presbyterian Church, and a member of The Presbytery of the James. She was a graduate of Mansfield State Teachers College in Mansfield, PA. She was the braille coordinator for the Virginia Department of Visually Handicap. The family will receive friends Wednesday, from 9:30 to 11 am at the Trinity Presbyterian Church, with funeral services being held there at 11 am. Interment in Pennsylvania. Memorial contributions may be made to the National Braille Association.

 

SMITH Robert D. Smith [SRGP 03509]

81, of Mansfield, died Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, at Carleton Senior Care Home, Wellsboro. He was born June 11, 1932, in Mainesburg, a son of Elmer and Anna (Baity) Smith. Robert was married to Dorothy (Sherman) Smith. He was a self-employed truck driver until his retirement. Robert was a member of the First Baptist Church, Mansfield, served as Trustee and Deacon. Robert was a former member of the Mansfield Lions Club and the Loyal Order of the Moose in Williamsport. He enjoyed camping and bowling. Robert is survived by his wife, Dorothy; a son, Alan Smith of Roseville; two daughters and a son-in-law, Diane and Ed Vance of Mansfield, Brenda (Tom Greene) Rumsey of Roseville; a daughter-in-law, Cherry Wilson of Mansfield; six grandchildren, Chad Smith, Kenny Vance, Jordan Vance, Danielle Van Gheem, Megan Smith, Derek Smith; two great-grandchildren, Olivia Smith, Bristol Smith; special nieces, Carolyn Gernert of Troy, Joy Rumsey of Daggett, PA; a special nephew, Steve Sherman of Mansfield; several additional nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a son, Marshall Smith in 1988; and two sisters, Shirley Rumsey and Audrey Clark. Family and friends are invited to call on Monday, Oct. 28, from 5 to 8 p.m., and Tuesday, Oct. 29, from noon to 1 p.m., at Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield. Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m., at the funeral chapel with Rev. Allen Goss and Rev. Steve Case officiating. Burial will be in State Road Cemetery, Mainesburg. Memorial contributions may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Assoc., Eastern PA/Delaware Chapter, 225 City Ave., Suite 104, Bala Cynwyd, Pa. 19904 in Robert's memory.   MHS class of 50   Wellsboro Gazette – October 26, 2013

 

SMITH Shirley J. Rumsey [SRGP 03510]

75, of Daggett, PA, died January 10, 2013, at Broad Acres Nursing Home, Wellsboro, PA. She was born March 25, 1937, in Mainesburg, PA, the daughter of Elmer & Anna Baity Smith. Shirley retired from Paper Magic, Troy, PA, and was a member of the Daggett United Methodist Church. She is survived by a daughter, Joy Rumsey of Millerton, PA; four grandchildren, Travis Johns of Alpine, NY, Jason Johns of DesMoines, IA, Christopher Rumsey of Charlotte, NC, Alesia Whipple of Millerton, PA; a brother, Robert (Dorothy) Smith of Mansfield, PA. Shirley was predeceased by her husband, Winston, in 2004, sons, Steve in 1993, Rick in 1999, a daughter, Sharon in 1958, & a sister, Audrey Clark. Friends are invited to call at the Gary Wilston Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 130 S. Main St. Mansfield, Monday 5-7 PM. Funeral services will follow there Monday at 7:00 PM with Pastor Jennifer Wolfe officiating.  Burial in State Road Cemetery, Mainesburg, PA.    Star Gazette – January 13, 2013

 

TRACY W. SMITH (SRGP 02084)
Tracy W. Smith, age 80, of 126 N. Academy St., Mansfield died Friday, September 7, 1973 at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro. Funeral services were held at the Kuhl Funeral Home in Mansfield Monday at 1 pm with the Rev. Glen Dewey officiating.  Burial was in State Road Cemetery, Mainesburg. He is survived by one daughter, Rachel Smith, at home. He was a retired carpenter and was born March 24, 1893 in Richmond Township, Tioga County, the son of Orin and Sarah Styres Smith.

SMITH, TRACY (SRGP 02084)
 Tracy W. Smith, age 80, of 126 N. Academy St., Mansfield died Friday, September 7, 1973 at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro.  Funeral services were held at the Kuhl Funeral Home in Mansfield Monday at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Glen Dewey officiating.  Burial was in State Road Cemetery, Mainesburg.  He is survived by one daughter, Rachel Smith at home.  He was a retired carpenter and was born March 24, 1893 in Richmond Township, Tioga County, the son of Orin and Sarah Stires Smith.  Sympathy is extended from the community to Rachel Smith whose father, Tracy Smith, diedFriday night at Wellsboro Hospital.  Tracy Smith was known to mostly everyone as a good Samaritan, always ready to help everyone.  He was a former member of our community, having spent the biggest share of his life on a farm on Ashley Hill until retiring from farming and moving to Mansfield where he did carpenter work.  He will be greatly missed.  His wife Blanche Fields Smith diedfour years ago.

SMITH, WELLON (SRGP 05656)
 Wellon Smith, Age 83, of Pine City formerly of Millerton RD, Sunday, August 18, 1968 at Blossburg State General Hospital.  Friends may call at the Shw & Robena Funeral Home, Mansfield Monday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral there Tuesday at 2 p.m.  State Road Cemetery.  Survived by brother, Tracy Smith of Mansfield; niece, Rachel Smith of Mansfield; nephew, Lyle Smith of Williamsport.

WILLIAM M. SMITH died at the family home in Mainesburg, Pa., Sunday morning (April 4, 1926) at 8:30 o’clock, aged sixty-three years.  He is survived by one brother, Charles and one sister, Mrs. Edward Roberts, both of Mainesburg.  The funeral will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the family home.  The Rev. William Hall will officiate.  Burial in State Road Cemetery.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 4/5/1926
  

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SPALDING - PALMER, GLADYS A. (SRGP 23155)


 Age 78, Mainesburg, PA, Friday, December 12, 1980 at the Troy Community Hospital.  Friends are invited to call at the Kuhl Funeral Home, Mansfield, Sunday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm.  Funeral there Monday at 11 am with the Rev. Philip Shear, her pastor, officiating.  Burial in the State Road Cemetery, Mainesburg, PA.  Survived by five daughters, Mrs. Carl (Elizabeth) Spencer, Canton, PA, Mrs. Lawrence (Katherine) Meisel, Horseheads, Mrs. Mildred Shelman, Athens, PA, Mrs. Dean (Audrey) Clark, Owego, NY, Mrs. LeRoy (Cladia) Johnson, Horseheads; two sons and daughters-in-law, Claude and Mary Lou Palmer, Waverly and Carl and Sharon Palmer, Pine City; 33 grandchildren; 31 great grandchildren.  She was a member of the State Road Baptist Church.  Born April 21, 1902 in Mainesburg, PA, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Spaulding.  Her husband, Claude Palmer, preceded her in death on December 5, 1980.  The family will furnish the flowers.  Those who wish may make donations to the State Road Baptist Church in her memory.

SPAULDING - Minnie, (SRGP 11744) youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs N. L. Spaulding, whose sickness was mentioned in these columns a week ago, died Feb. 25th. The interment was made the following Wednesday afternoon at the State Road cemetery, Rev. J. A. James officiating. The deceased was eleven years and six months of age. She was a child loved by all who knew her. At home she delight in obeying her parents. Sweet in disposition, always kind and cheerful. She united with the State Road church about two years ago, since which time she has been an active Christian. Although her presence among us will be greatly missed, we feel our loss is her gain.

JOSHUA THOMAS SPENCER (SRGP 50426)
 Joshua Thomas Spencer, 15, of Mainesburg died Wednesday, May 10, 2000, in Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro, as a result of a farming accident. Born Jan. 15, 1985, in Sayre, he was a son of Jamie and Candy Sherman Spencer. Surviving, besides his parents, are paternal grandparents, Warren and Carrie Ann Arnold of Stevensville and Richard and Martha Spencer of Austinville; maternal grandparents, Richard and Doris Arzberger of Mainesburg; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his stepfather, John App, and an uncle. The funeral will be at 1 pm Saturday at Wilston's, 18 N. Main St., Mansfield, with the Rev. George Ogden officiating.  Burial will be in State Road Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 11 am to 1 pm Saturday.

JOSHUA SPENCER (SRGP 50426)
 by C.R. Clarke
 A Mainesburg teen-ager was killed in a tragic farming accident Wednesday, May 10, in Richmond Township. Joshua Spencer, 15, of Mainesburg, was driving a tractor on the Hank Sherman farm when the tractor slid into a manure holding pit and flipped over, pinning him under the slurry. Spencer's cause of death was listed as asphyxiation by Tioga County Coroner Dr. James Wilson. State police at Mansfield said the accident occurred as Spencer was using the tractor's back blade to clean an open stall area near the manure holding pit as part of his after-school job at the Sherman farm.  The farm is located on Route 549 east of Mansfield. According to state police at Mansfield, manure is pushed into the pit after being pulled with the backblade to a location near the edge of the holding area. According to police, the tractor lost traction on the manure-covered concrete leading down to the pit and began to slide.  Spencer was not able to get the tractor stopped before it slid into the pit and flipped over. A second teen, Edwin Booth, 15, was also on the tractor when it began to slide into the pit, which is 15-feet deep.  According to Mansfield Fire Chief Rick Roupp, Booth also fell into the manure holding area but was able to free himself. Roupp said the concrete surrounding the pit was "quite slippery" because of the manure that covered it. About 20 Mansfield emergency personnel responded to the scene of the 6 pm accident within minutes, but were unable to locate Spencer in the deep muck. Roupp said a Mansfield Ambulance Association ambulance was returning from a routine transfer at the time of the call, "so they were right in front of the farm when the tones went out." Roupp said the search for Spencer was made more difficult by the consistency of the material in the pit, which tends to act like quicksand. "There's thick crust on top with a layer of watery stuff in the middle and then the thick stuff on the bottom," he said. It took a half hour of prodding with poles to locate Spencer and pull him from the pit. Though emergency personnel immediately began CPR on the boy, they were unable to revive him.  He was pronounced dead at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro. At Mansfield Junior-Senior High School, where Spencer was a freshman, a special assembly was held by principal Trent Bocan, and extra counselors were called in to talk with the teen's classmates, many of whom were distraught over the tragedy, according to guidance counselor Richard Palmer. Palmer described Spencer as "a likeable, helpful young man." "He was always one of the first to volunteer whenever help was needed for any job," Palmer said. According to Palmer, Spencer's classmates made a "huge" show of support for the family at funeral services on Saturday, May 13. An only child, Spencer's mother, Candy, said she was touched by the number of classmates who attended the services. "There were over 200 of his friends there, and later that night they had a memorial basketball game and a bonfire in his honor at a friends home," she said. Spencer said she attended the bonfire for a short time, sharing hugs and tears with her son's friends. "One of the girls told me I raised a big-hearted teddy bear," she added. As can be imagined, Sunday, May 14, Mother's Day, was difficult for Spencer. "He and his dad were going to get me something on Saturday, a craft doll house you can put together, a farm house that he knew I wanted, and he was making a big deal out of that," she said. Working for on the Sherman farm for only two months, Mrs. Spencer said her son was proud of the fact that he was earning his own money. "He had a job, and he was going to buy it (the gift).  He liked the idea of working and having his own money," she added. Spencer said she was told that her son was driving the tractor that night, training another boy, when something happened, and the tractor starting sliding sideways. "Josh got his foot caught, and he and the other boy were trying to get it loose and they couldn't," she said.  "So Josh told (Booth) to jump, and he wouldn't; so Josh pushed him off" just before the tractor went into the manure holding pit. "He was a good kid, a big kid who never thought he could get hurt doing anything," Mrs. Spencer said.  "He was everything to me." One classmate, Michelle Watts, summed up her feelings about Josh in a poem she gave to Mrs. Spencer that pointed out her son's loving personality and good natured smile.

SQUIRES - NELLIE S. WILLIAMS (SRGP 03196)
 Nellie S. Williams, 92, of Troy, PA died Wednesday, December 19, 1993 in Troy, AL. She was born February 23, 1901, the daughter of William and Jenny Reynolds Squires. Evan S. Williams and Nellie Squire were married at the Will Squires family home in Mainesburg, PA on May 12, 1921 by the Rev. Brown.  Evan C. Williams predeceased his wife on July 21, 1983 after 62 years of marriage. Mrs. Williams was a member of the Troy First United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday School and was a member of the H and O Class.  She was a member and past president of the United Methodist Women and a member and past matron of the Troy Eastern Star Maxwell Chapter No. 233. She was a charter member and past president of the Thursday Study Club. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Evan S. and Louise Williams of Troy, PA; daughter and son-in-law, Jean and Dick Barr of Banks, AL; six grandchildren; ten grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral services were held at the Vickery Funeral Home in Troy on January 2 with the Rev. Guy Camp officiating and burial to be in State Road Cemetery, Mainesburg. Memorials may be directed to the First United Methodist Church of Troy. (TGR, Thursday, January 6, 1994)

SQUIRES - NELLIE S. WILLIAMS, lived in Alabama (SRGP 03196)
Troy, Ala.--Nellie S. Williams, 92, of Troy, Ala., died Wednesday, Dec. 29, 1993, inTroy, Ala.  Mrs. Williams was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Troy, Pa.  Vickery Funeral Home, Troy, is handling arrangements.

small card with this info, no burial permit
STAPERT - ERNEST MILTON STAPERT, died July 12, 1970, aged 12 days. (Burial Plot A-03-09 on Bolt or Staron plot)

Greetings Ms. Tice,
I am the oldest half brother to Ernest Milton Stapert, Darren Scott (Travis) Steele. Surviving Ernest Milton Stapert are his mother Cynthia Anne (Hilfiger) Stapert, father Robert Joe Stapert( now deceased), three half brother,  myself, twin brother Dennis James (Travis) Steele died June 18,2007, and Michael Jerome (Travis) Steele.  If there are any other questions in regards to this, please feel free to email me at dss012070@ yahoo.com.  Sincerely, Darren S. Steele

STARON - STANLEY STARON (SRGP 79012)  - Mrs. Rose Krause, Mrs. Marie Brooks, Mr. & Mrs. Walter Staron, Mr. & Mrs. Frank Staron of here were called to Johnson City by the death of their brother, Stanley Staron of Johnson City, a former resident. - Wellsboro Gazette, 12 Oct. 1967, p.5

ARTHUR W. STRANGE SR. (SRGP 19422)
 Arthur W. Strange Sr., 60, of Mansfield, died Thursday, May 22, 1997, at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro. Born Nov. 16, 1936, in Tucson, Ariz., he was the son of Marcus and Myrtle Rice Strange. He was a retired lumberman.  He was a member of State Road Baptist Church, Mainesburg. Preceding him in death was his wife, Patricia Hilfiger Strange. Surviving are two sons, Daniel of Witchita Falls, Texas and Arthur Jr. of Mansfield; a daughter, Debra Campbell of Mansfield; a stepson, Vern Winnie of Millerton; a stepdaughter, Vicky Smith of Millerton; a brother, Wayne of Mainesburg; a sister, Vivian Andrews of Melbourne, Fla.; a granddaughter, Wendy Campbell; seven step-grandchildren. Calling hours were held Saturday, May 25, at the Gary W. Wilston Funeral Home, Mansfield. Funeral services were held Sunday, May 26, at the State Road Baptist Church, Mainesburg with the Rev. Eugene Charsky officiating. Burial was made in the State Road Cemetery, Mainesburg.

STRANGE - D. MAXWELL STRANGE, (SRGP 10283) 92, of Mainesburg, died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 1997, at Manor Care North, Williamsport. Born June 5, 1905, in Sullivan Township, he was the son of Joseph & Jane Rose Strange. He was a retired mechanic and life member of the State Road Baptist Church. Surviving are his wife of 70 years, Myrtle McKay Strange; one son, Philip Strange of Wasilla, Alaska; one daughter, Mary Ellen Barr of Mansfield; 13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Calling hours were held Friday, Oct. 24, at Wilston Funeral Home, Mansfield. Services were held there Saturday, Oct. 25, with the Rev. James Bellamy officiating. Burial was made at State Road Cemetery, Mainesburg.

Description: C:\TC\~srgp\new\msnslog3.jpgEDSON C. STRANGE (SRGP 06675)
 MAINESBURG--Edson C. Strange, 90, 404 Cheswick Place, Rosemont, Delaware County, formerly of Mainesburg, died Thursday, Jan. 9, 1992, in Broomall, Delaware County. He was inducted into the Tioga County Sports Hall of Fame in May 1988 for his high school coaching work. Strange began teaching biology and coaching in Westfield, Potter County, in 1923. He taught biology for 42 years and also was a cross-country coach at Upper Darby High School, Delaware County. Strange was a tutor, counselor and coach at Camp Susquehannock, Brackney, Susquehanna County, during the summers of 1935-1975. He attended the former Mansfield Normal School, now Mansfield University, and earned his bachelor's (BS) and master's (BM) degrees in education from the University of Illinois. He began his teaching and coaching career in Westfield in 1923.  Strange was a member of Westfield Lodge 477, F&AM. Born May 18, 1901, he was a son of John C. and Alice Gray Strange. His wife of 41 years, the former Marion White, died in 1978. Surviving are two daughters, Nancy and Kenneth Noblette, of Media, Delaware County, and Judith and Philip Palmer, of Chesterfield, NH; one brother, John G., of Mainesburg, and four grandchildren. Graveside services will be at 2 pm Sunday, Jan. 12,  in State Road Cemetery, Mainesburg, with the Rev. Eugene Charsky, pastor of State Road Baptist Church, officiating. There will be no visitation. Arrangements are being handled by Patterson-Cavanaugh's, Media.  Memorial donations may be made to the Edson C. Strange Scholarship Fund, c/o Judith Palmer, Box 288, West Chesterfield, NH 03466, or to State Road Bapist Church, PO Box 247, Mainesburg, Pa 16932.

STRANGE - Marcus (Mark) George STRANGE, 68, (SRGP 04333) of Mainesburg, Pa., Tuesday, Feb. 12, 1963. He was a member of the State Road Baptist Church, Mainesburg; a retired lumberman. Survived by wife, Mrs. Myrtle RICE STRANGE; sons, Russell of Covington, Robert of Blossburg, Arthur and Wayne of Mainesburg; daughters, Mrs. Vivian ANDREWS of Thompson, Mrs. Barbara BAKER of Wellsboro; brothers, Frederick of Elmira, Maxwell of Mainesburg; sisters, Mrs. Leola FRICKLE of Pine City; foster brother, Jack ISAACSON of Mainesburg; 21 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Body at Shaw & Robena Funeral Home, Mansfield. Calling hours: Thursday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral in the State Road Baptis Church Friday at 2 p.m., the Rev. Earl SIRES. State Road Cemetery.
  

THOMAS STRANGE (SRGP 35611)


 MANSFIELD--Thomas Strange, 16, of Mainesburg, is listed in serious condition at Packer Hospital, Sayre, with chest injuries, suffered in a two-car accident at Rts. 6 and 660 about six miles west of here about 9 Tuesday night. Three other teenagers were less seriously injured in the crash.  Diane Strange, 14, of Mainesburg; Clifford L. Brown, 18, of Westfield RD 4; and Fred Seip, 17, of Middlebury Center RD 2; are all listed in good condition at Soldiers and Sailors Hospital, Wellsboro. Miss Strange and Brown sustained cuts, while Seip had possible abdominal injuries. Mansfield State Police said Thomas Strange was driving east on Rt. 6 when a car operated by Brown pulled onto Rt. 6 from Rt. 660 and the two autos collided head-on. The Stranges were in one car and Seip was a passenger in the Brown vehicle, police said. 


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STRANGE, THOMAS M.


 Age 19 of Mainesburg, PA, Saturday, September 4, 1982.  Friends may call at the Kuhl Funeral Home Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 pm.  Funeral Monday at 1 pm at the funeral home, the Rev. Norman L. Marden officiating.  Burial in Tioga County Memorial Gardens.  The family will furnish the flowers.  Those who wish may make memorials to the Annette Smith Memorial Park in Mainesburg.  Survived by parents, Wayne and Elaine Strange; brother, Stephen of Mainesburg; sisters, Mrs. Perry (Mariane) Johnson of Mansfield and Mrs. Dennis (Diane) Bowers of Walnutport, PA; several aunts and uncles and cousins; nephew, Nicholas Strange.  He was a graduate of Mansfield High School in 1981, employed at R.S.W. Associates West of Coddington, PA.

STREMOVIGHT Mrs. Agnes Bolt (SRGP 78876)
Mrs. Agnes Bolt, age 82, of S. Williamson Rd., Blossburg, Pa., died Thursday, Jan. 30, 1969 at Blossburg State General Hospital.  Funeral was at the Adams Funeral Home Sunday at 2 p.m.  The Rev. Ray Beech officiated.  Burial was in State Road Cemetery, Mainesburg.  Survived by daughters, Mrs. Pearl Staron of Johnson City, N.Y., Mrs. Nellie Philips of Williamsport, Pa,; son Harold of Beacon, N.Y.; nine grandchildren; sisters, Mrs. Ellen Patterson of Elmira, Mrs. Elizabeth Hemingway of Crooked Creek, Pa.  She was a member of the Christian Missionary Alliance Church of Blossburg.

TANNER - MRS. EMMA WELCH (SRGP 03941)
 Mrs. Emma Welch, 84, of Covington, Pa. died Wednesday, June 7, 1961.  She was a member of the State Road Baptist Church. Survived by husband, Eugene W. Welch; daughters, Mrs. Dorris Ripley of Mansfield RD 3 and Mrs. Lillis Mudge of Wellsboro; son, Osmer Welch of Covington; 9 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Funeral services were held Saturday at 2 pm at the Shaw and Robena Funeral Home, Mansfield, the Rev. D.J. Griffiths officiating.  Burial was in State Road Cemetery.

TARBOX - BERTHA PURVIS (SRGP 36302)
 Bertha Purvis age 59 of Mainesburg died Saturday, February 19, 1972 at her home.  Funeral service was held at Shaw and Robena Funeral Home, Mansfield, on Wednesday afternoon.  The Rev. Glenn Dewey officiated.  Burial was in the State Road Cemetery. She is survived by her husband, Claude Purvis; son, Kenneth Tarbox of St. Petersburg, Florida; brother, Charles Tarbox of Canton; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a niece, Sharon Baxter of Canton.
  

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TENCH - MRS. SARAH BENSON ISAACS (SRGP 07432)


Mrs. Sarah Benson Isaacs, 84, of Canton, formerly of Mainesburg, died May 21, 1958. She was a member of the Mainesburg Methodist Church and the State Road Missionary Society. Surviving are her husband, Samuel Isaacs, Canton; daughter, Mrs. Incel Tears, Roseville; sons, Oswald Benson, Mainesburg, Ralph Benson, Mansfield RD, and Earl Benson, Covington, RD, Seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren. The body is at the Shaw and Robena Funeral Home, where friends may call ater 2 p.m. Thursday. Funeral at the funeral home Saturday at 2:30 p.m. the Rev. David J. Griffiths officiating. Burial in State Road Cemetery. 
[daughter of Mary Emms and Oswald Tench]

THOMAS, KURT M. (SRGP 79455)


     Age 15 of Mansfield (Sullivan Twp.) PA, Tuesday, February 14, 1995 after a lengthy illness.  He was born in Wellsboro, PA on August 10, 1979 a son of Clifford L. "Skip" Thomas Jr. and Gail M. Mosher Thomas.  He was a student in the 10th grade in Mansfield Jr. and Sr. High School.  He was a member of the Mainesburg United Methodist Church.  Kurt is survived by his parents, Clifford L. "Skip" Thomas Jr. and Gail M. Mosher Thomas of Mansfield; a maternal grandmother, Muriel Baker and step grandfather, Keith Baker of Middlebury Center, PA; a maternal great grandfather, Donald Enderle of Nelson, PA; paternal grandparents, Clifford Thomas Sr. and Essie Thomas of Sullivan Twp., PA; he is also survived by several loving aunts, uncles and cousins.  Kurt was preceded in death by a maternal grandfather, Richard Mosher.  Friends are invited to call at the Scureman Funeral Home, 130 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA on Thursday, February 16, 1995 from 7 to 9 PM.  Funeral Services are being held at the funeral home on Friday, February 17, 1995 at 2:00 PM with his pastor, the Rev. James Bellamy Officiating.  Interment will be in the State Road Cemetery, Mainesburg, PA. 

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TICE - LEE D. TICE, 68 (SRGP 00007) of Mansfield RD 3, Saturday, August 27, 1960. He was a member of Elk Run Methodist Church, a farmer. Survived by wife, Mrs. Erma Tice; sons, Homer of Elmira Heights, Leslie of Mansfield RD 3; two grandchildren; brother, Philip of Mainesburg; sisters, Miss Bertha Tice of Wellsboro, Mrs. Abby Fone of Endwell. Body at Shaw & Robena Funeral Home, Mansfield. Calling hours: today 7-9 pm, Sunday 2-5 and 7-9 pm. Funeral at Elk Run Methodist Church Monday at 2 pm, the Rev. Gene Callihan. State Road Cemetery, Mainesburg.

 

TICE - Leslie M. Age 82, (SRGP 00003) died on Wednesday, October 22, 2003 at Broad  Acres Nursing Home. He was born in Sullivan Township on September 19, 1921, a son of the late Lee and Mildred MUDGE Tice. Leslie was a well-known TV  repairman, serving the community for many years. He was a member of the Elk Run United Methodist Church. He was an accomplished amateur astronomer, having built several telescopes and observatories. Leslie was a member of the Astronomy Club in Chemung County, NY. Leslie served with the US Army during WWII as a technical sergeant. He was involved with early radar at Pearl Harbor.  Leslie is survived by his wife, Marcella MILLER Tice of Broad Acres; daughter,  Joyce M. Tice of Sullivan Township; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was  preceded in death by his parents; brother, Homer Tice in 1994; and son-in-law, Stanley Schafranek in 1990. Friends are invited to call at Scureman Funeral  Home, Inc., 130 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA, on Friday, October 24, 2003, from 2 to 4 p.m. The funeral and committal service will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, October 25, 2003, at 2 p.m. with Rev. Howard Woodruff officiating. Interment will be in State Road Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Memorials may be made in Leslie's name to Broad Acres, RR 3, Wellsboro, PA 16901.

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TOMLINSON, Faith Ann - Faith Ann Horton, 56, passed away December 25, 2016 at her home. She was born on September 12, 1960 in Mansfield, PA to Kay Tomlinson. She retired from Letterkenny Army Depot where she had been a security specialist. She loved to collect Disney things and had visited Disney World in Florida several times. She loved her dogs very much.She is survived by her two daughters, Jetha Lynn Taylor of Colorado Springs, CO. and April (wife of Daniel) Horton of Chambersburg. She has one grandson, Nathaniel Horton of Chambersburg. She is also survived by her brother, Todd Crumb of Wellsboro. In addition to her mother she was preceded in death by her husband, LeRoy Horton, who died in 2014.The family will receive friends Thursday from 3 to 4 PM at the Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, Chambersburg. At 4 PM there will be a time of remembrance. Interment will be in State Road Cemetery, Tioga County, PA -  Chambersburg Public Opinion, December 27, 2016

TRUESDALE - ? MRS. HAULE DIBBLE: (SRGP 78944) Hattie Dibble, age 78, of Sylvania, Pa., died Wednesday, May 13, 1971, in Troy Community Hospital. The funeral service was on Friday. Rev. Lowell McMullen and Rev. Glenn Dewey officiated. Burial was in the State Road Cemetery. Survived by daughters, Mrs. Genevieve VanCamp, of Sylvania, Mrs. Josephine Watkins and Mrs. Dora Swiatowy, of Buffalo, Mrs. Nathlia Ryan, of Elmira; sisters, Mrs. Viola Watkins and Mrs. Lena VanDusen, both of Oneonta, N.Y., Mrs. Frances Doebler, of Shenango Valley, [Chenango Valley] N.Y.; 12 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren. Mrs. Dibble attended the Troy Christian Alliance Church.

TUBBS - Mrs. Emily Morgan (SRGP 15522) was born at Woodhull, N.Y., January 22, 1847, to Frederick and Lorena Tubbs, and died September 20, aged 89 years and 8 months, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Harry Hilfiger. She was the last of a family of 11 children and the youngest of the family, several of whom lived to be past 80 years of age. Two brothers lived to be 93 and 94 years old. Mrs. Morgan and her twin sister, who died about seven years ago, were but 20 months old when their mother died. They came to America when she was 17 years of age. She was married to Watson Morgan July 22, 1863, on Mr. Morgan’s birthday. They lived at Armenia for many years and Mrs. Morgan united with the Armenia Baptist church early in her married life and was always a member. Mr. Morgan died about six years ago. Mrs. Morgan had been in feeble health for a number of years and spent most of her time at the Hilfiger home. For about three years she has been confined to her bed much of the time and since December 14, 1935, has been practically helpless, but has received wonderful care from Mr. and Mrs. Hilfiger and the grandchildren, who although having families and many cares found time to do all they could for Mrs. Morgan. Mrs. Hilfiger has been untiring in her devotion. Mrs. Morgan leaves one daughter, Mrs. Harry Hilfiger, another daughter having died at the age of three months. She is also survived by ten grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren. Rev. Griffiths took the same text that was used when her twin sister was buried, Ecclesiastics 7: 2. Mrs. Morgan was a devoted mother and friend and always busy, even in her later years, doing beautiful patchwork. The funeral was held at the State Road church Thursday at 11 o’clock. The floral offerings were beautiful and many. The church seemed a bower of blossoms. Truly she rests from her labors and her works do follow her. The bearers were J. N. Strange, J. C. Strange, W. L. Connelly, George Wilkins, Will Wilcox and Ernest Webster.

TUTTLE KATIE MARIE - [SRGP 03599] Mrs. Edson D. Hendricks
Mrs. Katie Marie Hendricks diedat 8:20 a.m., Thursday, May 14, 1936, at her home on St. James Street after an illness of a few hours.  Although she had been in ill health for some time, her death came as a shock to the community.  The daughter of William and Anna Tuttle, she was born December 8, 1887 at Canoe Camp.  When a small child her mother died and she made her home with Mr. and Mrs. Abel Rockwell at North Elk Run.  November 19, 1904 she was united in marriage to Edson D. Hendricks and resided in Sullivan township until twelve years ago, when the family came to Mansfield.  She was a member of the Covington Baptist Church and the Friendship Class of the Mansfield Baptist Church and took an active part in the work of these organizations.  Mrs. Hendricks was a sincere Christian and she carried this influence into her home and wherever her duties called her.  Surviving are her husband, four sons, George Hendricks, of Lemoyne, Pa.; William, Howard, and Robert of Mansfield; two daughters, Mrs. Elmer Geiger and Gwendolyn Hendricks of Mansfield; a sister, Mrs. James Rogers of Ogdensburg; a half-sister Mrs. I. U. Russ of Smithport and an adopted sister, Mrs. James Blair of Mansfield.  Two sons have died, Rolland, who died December 17, 1918 and Porter, who died in infancy.  Funeral services were held at the home Sunday at 2:30 p.m., the Rev. Hildreth Wilcox of Horseheads, N.Y. formerly of Covington, officiating.  Interment in the State Road Cemetery.

ROBERT H. VanCAMP SR. (SRGP 74187)
 Robert H. VanCamp Sr., 87, of Troy RD 3, died June 29, 1990 at the Troy Community Hospital. He was born July 1, 1902 in Bantry, ND, the son of Wilford and Viola Mayo VanCamp. Mr. VanCamp was the owner of the VanCamp Seed Company in Sylvania for 23 years.  He was a member of the Evangelical Wesleyan Church of Mansfield. He is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Lorraine VanCamp Jr. of Duke Center, PA; daughters and sons-in-law, Betty and Kenneth Kerwin of Duke Center, Barbara and Carl Houben of Oveida, FL; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; brither and sister-in-law, Wilford and Margaret VanCamp of Troy RD 3; half brother and sister-in-law, James and Marian Overrein of Tucson, AZ; several nieces and nephews. Mr. VanCamp was preceded in death by his wife, Genevieve, in 1974, a sister in 1910 and half-brothers and half sisters, Andrew Overrein in 1910, Ruth Overrien in 1917, Duncan Overrein in 1937, Joseph Overrein in 1975 and Mildred Overrein in 1989. Services were held July 3 at the Vickery Funeral Home in Troy with the Rev. George Kelley officiating and burial to be in State Road Cemetery, Mainesburg. Memorials may be directed to the Evangelical Wesleyan Church in Mansfield, PA. (TGR, Thursday, July 5, 1990)

VAN ETTEN - ELLSWORTH VAN ETTEN, (SRGP 38574) aged 78 years, of Mainesburg, died Feb. 17, 1948, at the Blossburg Hospital. He is survived by sons, David, Judson and Butler VanEtten, of Corning; Omar, of Lindley; Warren, of Mainesburg; daughters, Mrs. Cornelia Marks, of Binghamton, and Mrs. Clifton Chamberlain, of Mainesburg; sister, Mrs. Anna Baker, of Gibson, NY; brothers, Joseph and Lewellyn, of Gibson; several grandchildren. The funeral was held Friday at the Mainesburg Methodist church, Rev. Allen Sours officiating; burial in the State Road Cemetery.- Wellsboro Agitator, 25 Feb. 1948, p.5

VanETTEN - ROSE VANETTEN CHAMBERLAIN (SRGP 19108)
 Rose VanEtten Chamberlain, age 53, of Mainesburg, Pa., died Friday, Nov. 5, 1965.  Funeral service was at Shaw & Robena Funeral Home, Mansfield, Monday at 1 pm.  The Rev. E. Gene Callihan officiated.  Burial was in State Road Cemetery. Survived by husband, Clifton Chamberlain; son, Charles Chamberlain of Tioga, Pa. and Larry Chamberlain of Mainesburg; daughter, Mrs. Patricia Spencer of Nelson, Pa.; five brothers, Douglas, Doud, Judson, Omar and Warren Van Etten, all of Corning; sisters, Mrs. Cornelia Dunlop of Binghamton; eight grandchildren. Born in Corning, Mrs. Chamberlain was a member of the Mainesburg Methodist Church, Austinville Rebekah Lodge and Eaht Sullivan Grange.

certificate of cremation (SRGP 69410)
VanETTEN - WARREN VAN ETTEN, died October 9, 1988, aged 72 years.
  

 

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