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Tri-Counties Genealogy & History by Joyce M. Tice
Watson Cemetery, Rutland Township, Tioga County PA
Obituaries
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Bradford County PA
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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.

 
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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BOUGHTON - MRS. MYRTLE FROST: (SRGP 03743) Mrs. Myrtle Frost, 74, of Rutland, died Saturday, October 25, 1952, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Orey Crippen. A daughter of Henry and Rosa McKay Boughton, she was born at Wellsburg, N. Y. She had spent most of her life in this vicinity. She was a Member of the Sylvania Rebekah Lodge, the Methodist Church at Roseville and the Burlington Grange. Besides her daughter, she is survived by  a step-daughter. Mrs. Frank Jenkins, of Mansfield, R.D.; brother, Andrew Boughton, of Jordan, N. Y.; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. The funeral was held Tuesday at 2 p. m. at the Soper & Vickery Funeral Home, Troy, the Revs. Owen Barrett and Herbert Punchard officiating; interment in Watson Cemetery. Rutland.

Baby BRACE
Baby Brace died Oct. 10, 1948, survived by Father, Gordon Brace, sister, Phyllis, at home; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Friends, Elmira, and grandfather, Harry Brace, Big Flats.  Baby with mother (Muriel Friends Brace) at Shaw & Robena Funeral Home, where combined services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m.

 EDITH JANE BRACE SMITH
Edith Jane Brace Smith, 88, of 2808 Olcott Road, Big Flats, N.Y. died Tuesday, May 21, 1985 at home. Born May 30, 1896 in Mansfield, Tioga County, Pa. she was the daughter of Harry and Lucy Tanner Brace. She was a dressmaker, tailor, milliner and taught church school in Elmira and Utica, N.Y. and Frederick, Maryland and was a member of the Corning, N.Y., Seventh-day Adventist Church. Surviving are : her husband of 68 years, Ed E. Smith; eight children, Walter W. Smith of Loma Linda, California, Margaret S. Hafner of Jordan, N.Y., Esther R. Stonier of Big Flats, N.Y., Glenn E. Smith of Decatur, Georgia, Cora E. Lainson of Salina, Kansas, Harold B. Smith of St. Paul, Minnesota, Paul G. Smith of Takoma Park, Maryland, James R. Smith of Arlexa, California; eight brothers and sisters, Glenn Brace of Mainesburg, DeEtte Cole of Sayre, Pa., Boyd Brace of Mainesburg, Frances Vosburg of Mansfield, Eloise Foster of Denver, Colorado, Winifred Tears of Mainesburg., Gordon Brace of Mainesburg, and Sterling Brace of Mansfield; 31 grandchildren; 38 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Hills Funeral Home, Big Flats, N.Y. this Thursday, May 23 from 7 to 9 p.m. and this Friday, May 24 from 1 to 2 p.m. Funeral services will be held Friday, May 24 at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with her sons officiating. Burial will be in Roseville Cemetery, Roseville, Pa. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to Adventist World Radio in care of the Corning Seventh-day Adventist Church, Fuller Avenue, Corning, N.Y. 14830.
  

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BRACE (SRGP 02075)

Gordon H. Age 83, of Mainesburg, PA, January 21, 2002 at Broad Acres Health & Rehab Center. He was born October 16, 1918 in Mansfield, PA, the son of Harry & Lucy Tanner Brace. Gordon was a retired farmer. He was a member of the former Elk Run United Methodist Church & East Sullivan Grange. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, the former, Esther Baity; 3 sons & a daughter-in-law, Clifford of Mainesburg, PA, Darwin & Susan of Knoxville, PA, Kenneth of Mainesburg, PA; daughters & sons-in-law, Phyllis & John Estep of Mansfield, PA, Martha & Jim Radin of Lockwood, NY; a brother, Sterling of Wellsboro, PA; 3 sisters, Frances Vosburg of Berthoud, CO, Eloise Foster of Elmira, NY, Winifred Tears of Troy, PA; 5 grandchildren. He was predeceased by 3 brothers, Glenn, Boyd & Harold; 4 sisters, Edith Smith, Ella Mae Smith, Ruth Wetmore & DeEtta Cole. There will be no prior calling hours. Funeral services will be held at the Gary Wilston Funeral Home, Wednesday at 1:00 PM with Rev. Howard Woodruff officiating. Burial in Watson Cemetery, Roseville, PA. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Gordon's memory may be made to the building fund of the Roseville United Methodist Church, c/o Roger York, RD#2 Box 1655, Mansfield, PA 16933.
BRACE - Marieva B. Jenkins, [SRGP 20551] age 70, of Pinnacle Towers, Wellsboro, died on Monday, July 14, 1980 at the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital. She was born November 29, 1909 in Mansfield, the daughter of Willard and Fannie Walker Brace. She was a graduate of Robert Packer School of Nursing, She worked for 20 years at Monmouth Memorial Hospital, Long Branch, NJ, as a registered nurse. She is survived by her husband Colie; two sons, James W. of Houston, Texas, Colie Jr. of Memphis, Tenn.; daughter, Mrs. William [Arlene] Wiesman of Chesapeake, Va.; 7 grandchildren; one great grandson; sister, Mrs. Margaret Lawson of Mansfield. Funeral services will be held at the Kuhl Funeral Home in Mansfield on Thursday with Lloyd Howard of Wellsboro officiating. Burial in the Watson Cemetery at Roseville. Friends may call at the Kuhl Funeral Home on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. - Wellsboro Gazette, July 16, 1980

BRACE, MARJORIE LOUISE  (SRGP 02124)
 On Tuesday morning, January 3, following a fortnight’s illness, culminating in pneumonia, occurred the death of Marjorie Louise Brace, beloved daughter of Harry and Lucy Brace, of Rutland, aged 3 years and 9 months.  The funeral was held from the home on Thursday afternoon, the Rev. Seymour Barrett officiating.  His text was, “Suffer little children to come unto Me.”  Hymns were sung by Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wilcox and Mr. and Mrs. Roy James, of Roseville.  Burial was in the Roseville cemetery.  Little Marjorie was one of earth’s sweetest blossoms, the pet of the home beloved by all.  The grief-stricken parents have the sympathy of all in their sad ereavement.  We know that she is safe with the Good shepherd, and is waiting for us over there.  (Handwritten date 1912)

 WILLARD BRACE diedAT HOME SUNDAY (SRGP 13722)
Willard Brace died Sunday, February 24, at his home on Sherwood Street. He was the youngest son of William and Rebecca Brace and was born in Rutland Township October 27, 1875. Mr. Brace spent his entire life in Mansfield and vicinity. He was of a kindly, genial disposition, a hunter and fisherman of some renoun, and will be greatly missed by friends and associates. He was a member of the Mansfield Methodist church. His survivors are his wife, Mrs. Fanny Walker Brace, two daughters, Mrs. Alex Lawson, of Mansfield, and Mrs. Colie Jenkins, of Rome, N.Y.; a sister, Mrs. H. W. Fish of Lakewood, N.J. and a brother, John Brace, of Mansfield, four grandchildren and several nephews and nieces. The funeral was held today at 1:30 at the home, the Rev. D. W. Baylis, of the Methodist Church officiating, assisted by the Rev. D. J. Griffiths, of the Baptist Church. Interment was in the Watson Cemetery at Roseville.


BREWER, Jeffrey Alan  (SRGP 37353)

10 year old son of Mr. And Mrs. Judson Brewer, of RD2 Millerton, Pa., suddenly by accident Monday, Feb.16,1970. Friends are invited to call at the Shaw and Robena Funeral Home, Mansfield, Tuesday, 7-9 pm and Wednesday 2-4 pm. Funeral There Thursday at 1:30 pm, the Rev. Orey Crippen, Roseville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family request contributions be made to the Baptist Church Sunday School of Roseville in memory of Jeffrey. Survived by parents, Mr. And Mrs. Judson Brewer; sister, Miss Laureen Brewer at home; grandmother, Mrs. Nora Smith of Millerton ,RR2,Pa; several aunts and uncles.

BREWER, Judson J. (SRGP 02055)

Age 78, diedon Thursday, June 26, 2003, at home surrounded by his family. He was born on March 17, 1925 in Mosherville, Pa. Judson was a member of the Roseville United Methodist Church. He worked at the Remington Rand for Twenty-eight years, was a lift truck operator at Hardinge Brothers, Inc. and in addition , was a lifelong farmer. Judson and his wife Geraldine , shared 54 years of marriage. He is survived by his wife, Geraldine E. ( Smith) Brewer at home; daughter Laureen Copas of Millerton; grandchildren, Joshua and Jeffrey Chavez of Denver, Co; and sisters, Anna Queal of Millerton and Mary Butcher of Fl; Mr. Brewer was preceded in death by three brothers, and two sisters. Friends are invited to call at the Scureman Funeral Home, Inc., 130 Main St. Mansfield, Pa, on Saturday, June 28, 2003, from 6-8 pm. The funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Sunday, June 29, 2003, at 1 pm, with Reverend Howard Woodruff officiating. Interment will be in Roseville Cemetery. ( Judson was the son of Lyman and Mary Oldroyd Brewer. He was also predeceased by a son, Jeffrey see previous obit.) NJM
Roseville, Tioga Co., PA

JUDSON J. BREWER (SRGP 02055) age 78, diedon Thursday, June 26, 2003, at home surrounded by his family. He was born on March 17, 1925 in Mosherville, PA. Judson was a member of the Roseville United Methodist Church. He worked at the Remington Rand for twenty-eight years, was a truck lift operator at Hardinge Brothers, Inc. and in addition, was a life long farmer.  Judson and his wife, Geraldine, shared 54 years of marriage.  He is survived by his wife, Geraldine E. Brewer at home; daughter, Laureen Copas of Millerton; grandchildren, Joshua and Jeffrey Chavez of Denver, CO; and sisters, Anna Queal of Millerton and Mary Butcher of FL. Mr. Brewer was preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters.  Friends are invited to call at the Scureman Funeral Home, Inc., 130 Main St., Mansfield, PA, on Saturday, June 28, 2003, from 6 to 8 p.m. The funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Sunday, June 29, 2003, at 1 p.m. with Reverend Howard Woodruff officiating.  Interment will be in Roseville Cemetery. (Watson Cemetery) –Elmira Star Gazette

Henry E. BROADFIELD, Sr., (SRGP 80430)  age 73 of RD 2, Mansfield, Pa., Monday, Sept. 12, 1983 at Arnot Ogden Hospital. Friends may call at the Scureman Funeral Home, S. Main St., Mansfield, Pa. Wednesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral and committal service there Thursday at 11 a.m. Rev. Edwin Green and James W. Garthoff officiating. Burial Roseville Cemetery. Family will furnish flowers, donations may be made to the Roseville United Methodist Church. Survived by wife, Ruth Baker Broadfield; 2 sons Edward and Richard at home; 1 daughter Elizabeth Ann Broadfield of Johnson City, N.Y.; sister, Mrs. Ann Golden of Stourbridge, England; niece and nephew in Stourbridge, England; several cousins. He was member of Roseville United Methodist Church. He retired in 1971 from American Bridge Works, Elmira Heights after 21 years.
 

 

BROADFIELD Richard Frederick Broadfield [SRGP 80254]

age 65, of Tioga, PA, died on Tuesday, January 24, 2012 at his home. Richard was born on December 9, 1946 in Blossburg, PA, the son of Henry and Ruth (Baker) Broadfield. Prior to his retirement, Richard was self-employed for more than 20 years as a painter with previous employment in manufacturing with Harding Brothers in Horseheads, NY. He was a US Army veteran and a member of the Roseville United Methodist Church. Richard enjoyed flower gardening and spending time with his dog, Morris.  Richard is survived by a brother, Edward Broadfield of Catawissa, PA; a sister, Elizabeth Ann Broadfield of Tioga, PA, and one niece, Reba Broadfield of Catawissa, PA.  Family and friends are invited to call on Saturday, January 28, 2012 from Noon to 2:00 PM at the Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory & Monuments, PC, 637 South Main Street, Mansfield, PA. A funeral service will be held immediately following calling hours at 2:00 PM at the chapel with Rev. Maxine Mills officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Richard's name to the Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel to assist with expenses. Burial will be made in the Roseville Community Cemetery, Roseville, PA.  Wellsboro Gazette – January 26, 2012
 

 

CLARENCE E. BROWN (SRGP 05484)
Clarence E. Brown, age 87, 921 Yew St., Barefoot Bay, Fla., died on Nov. 18, 1986 at Humana Hospital, Sebastian, Fla. Born July 24, 1899 to Eva and Thomas Brown, he married Jetty E. Niles in 1920, who died in 1967. Mr. Brown was a farmer in Lawrence Corners for many years and retired from Mansfield State Teachers College as custodian in 1971. He is survived by a son and daughter-in-law Carl and Joyce Brown, with whom he resided at Keu-Ka Lake and Barefoot Bay, Fla; daughters, Janette Johnson and Arlene Smith, of Mansfield; 10 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren. Services were held at Pottinger Funeral Home, Sebastian, Nov. 23, and burial will be in the spring at Roseville Cemetery. Donations in his memory may be made to Roseville Cemetery Association.

BROWN DONNA ELIZABETH ENDERLE (SRGP 18680)
Donna Elizabeth Age 90, of #230 East River Street, Elkland, PA, diedTuesday, May 30, 2006, at Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, PA. She was born April 22, 1916 in Rutland Twp., PA, the daughter of Faye and Carrie Sweeley Brown. She worked for many years for Electri-Cord Manufacturing, the Elkland Glove Factory, Remmington-Rand and U.S. Steel Door, Elmira, NY. She was a member of the Elkland United Methodist Church, the United Methodist Women and the Garden Club. She is survived by her husband of 71 years, Frank C. Enderle Jr.; sons and daughters-in-law, Gary and Joyce Enderle, Cuba, NY, Thomas and Doris Enderle, Osceola, PA, Bob and Karen Enderle, Amherst, NY; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; brother, John "Jack" Brown, Hornell, NY; several nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to call at the Kenyon Funeral Home, Inc., #214 West Main Street, Elkland, PA, Saturday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., and Sunday from 1-2 p.m. at the Elkland United Methodist Church, where funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., immediately following the visitation. Pastor Sharon Kent officiating. Burial in Roseville Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Elkland United Methodist Church, the Valley Community Ambulance Assn., and the Garden Club in Donna's memory.

EVERETT CARL BROWN (SRGP 17026)
 Everett Carl Brown, 76, of Elmira, NY, a former resident of Roseville, died Friday, March 15, 1974, in the Chemung County, NY, Infirmary. He was born on August 24, 1897, a son of Thomas and Eva Bush Brown. He was employed for 23 years by the Thatcher Glass Co., Elmira, retiring in 1964. Surviving is a daughter, Mrs. Thomas Sorensen, of Elmira; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Robert Costello, of Kokomo, Ind.; a stepson, Norman Carpenter, of Corning, NY; a sister, Mrs. Hattie Jenkins, of Mansfield; two brothers, Clarence, of Mansfield, and Howard, of Elmira, and six grandchildren. The funeral was at 3 pm Monday, at the Kuhl Funeral Home, 18 North Main Street.  Burial was in Roseville Cemetery. The Rev. Theodore Gould, pastor of the Roseville Baptist Church, officiated.


BROWN, FAY B. (SRGP 18629)

 Fay B. Brown, age 77, of Millerton, Pa. RD 2, died Friday, Feb. 28, 1969 at Arnot Ogden Memorial Hospital, Elmira.  Funeral was Monday at Roseville Methodist Church at 2 p.m., Rev. William Pipp and Rev. Ruth McDanells officiated.  Burial was in Watson Cemetery, Roseville.  Survived by wife, Mrs. Carrie Brown; sons, Thomas Brown, Millerton RD 1, Wilbur, Millerton RD 2, John, Elmira; daughters, Mrs. Frank Enderle (Donna) Elkland, Pa., Mrs. Gilbert Furman (Kathryn), Millerton RD 2; 17 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; sister, Mrs. Earl Jenkins, Mansfield RD 3, brothers, Everett Brown, Elmira, Clarence, Mansfield RD 3, Howard, Elmira; several nieces and nephews.  He was a member of Roseville Methodist Church; Jobs Corners Grange; a lifelong farmer at Rutland Twp.

BROWN – GEORGE W. BROWN, 67, of Mansfield. Wednesday, Aug. 27, 1947. Survived by wife, Ida; sons, Lee of Rochester and Lyle of Elmira; sisters, Mrs. Deyo Walker of Blossburg and Mrs. Albert Watkins of Troy, PA; brother, Guy Brown of Tioga; two grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. The body is at the Shaw Funeral Home where services will be Sunday at 2 pm (EST). Rev. Orrie Crippen. Roseville Cemetery.

BROWN - HATTIE E. JENKINS (SRGP 18627)
     Hattie E. Jenkins, age 85, of Mansfield RD 2, died Sunday, August 28, 1977, at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital in Wellsboro.  Funeral service will be held at the Roseville Methodist Church on Wednesday at 1 p.m. with Rev. Charles Stewart officiating with burial in the Watson Cemetery, Roseville.  Survivors include one daughter Mrs. John (Roberta) Eck of Williamsport; three sons, Lewis, Lester, and Stuart, all of Mansfield, RD 2; two brothers, Clarence of Dundee, N.Y. and Howard of Trumansburg, N.Y.; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.  She was born August 20, 1892 in Corning, N.Y., daughter of Thomas and Eva Bush Brown, and was the widow of Earl Jenkins.
 

 

BROWN John S. Jack Brown

age 90, of Hornell, NY and formerly of Gibson, NY, died Sunday, April 10, 2011 at McAuley Manor in Hornell, NY. Jack was born February 21, 1921 in Rutland Twp., PA a son of Fay and Carrie (Sweely) Brown. He was a self-employed farmer and had worked for and retired from American LaFrance. Jack was a member of the Moose in Corning, NY. He attended St. Anns Catholic Church in Hornell, NY, enjoyed bowling, and for 25 years his team bowled for the Fred Leinhus League in Corning, NY.  Jack is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, David and Remedios Brown of Hawthorne, CA; a daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and James Farrell of Hornell, NY; four grandchildren, Allison and Andrew Brown, Kevin Farrell, and Elizabeth Loveless; four great grandchildren, Brooke and Jack Farrell, Anna and Allie Loveless; numerous nieces and nephews; a special friend, Gordon Wood of Mansfield, PA; a brother-in-law, Robert Erway of Elmira, NY. He was predeceased by his loving companion, Ruth Gerow, sisters, Donna Enderle and Kathryn Furman, brothers, Thomas Brown and Wilbur Brown. Family and friends are invited to call on Thursday, April 14, 2011 from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at the Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory & Monuments, PC, 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, April 15, 2011 at 11:00 A.M. at Holy Child Catholic Church, 245 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA with Rev. Jacek J. Bialkowski as celebrant. Burial will be in Roseville Community Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice.  Funeral home Obituary
 

 

BROWN - FURMAN
Kathryn J. (SRGP 18681) Born to eternal life on March 7, 2003 at Broad Acres Nursing Home, Wellsboro, PA. Kathryn was born on August 1, 1918 in Elmira, NY, the daughter of the late Fay and Carrie (Sweeley) Brown. Kathryn was devoted to her Lord,    husband and children. She was a pie baker extraordinaire. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Gilbert; children, Bruce Furman of Columbia Crossroads, Edward (Annette) Furman of Ocala, FL, Janet (Larry) Wenck of Big Flats, NY,and Judy (David) Ryland of Mercer, PA; grandsons, Greg Wenck, Darren and Russ Ryland; sister, Donna (Frank) Enderle; brother, John "Jack" Brown. She was predeceased by her parents, and brothers Wilbur and Thomas. Family and friends are invited to call Tuesday, March 11, 2003 from 10 AM to 12 noon at the Scureman Funeral Home, Inc., 130 S. Main St., Mansfield. The funeral and committal service will be held at the funeral home following the visitation (12 noon) with the Rev. Howard T. Woodruff, Pastor of the Roseville United Methodist Church, officiating. Interment will be at the convenience of the family   in the Watson Cemetery, Roseville, PA. Memorial donations in Kathryn's name may be directed to: Roseville United Methodist Church, Building Fund, RR 2 Box 1878, Mansfield, PA 16933.

BROWN - Thomas Curtin Brown, age 91 (SRGP 18677) diedon Thursday, May 9, 2002, at home surrounded by his loving and caring family. He was born May 7, 1911 in Sullivan Township, PA, the son of the late Fay B. and Carrie Sweely Brown. Thomas was so pleased to make it to his 91st birthday on Tuesday. In 1934 he married Jeannette Westlake. They have enjoyed 67 wonderful years of life and love together. He was a 1930 graduate of the Mansfield High school. While attending Mansfield, he was first employed by his grandparents, Curt and Jane Sweely on the family farm in Roseville, PA. Upon his graduation, he worked for E.E. Schmick Ice Cream on Broadway Street, Elmira, NY from 1930-1940. “Tom” as he was affectionately known, was the first to bottle homogenized milk in Elmira in 1935. During WW II, in the 40’s he worked for the Eclipse and Maple Farms. From 1946-1976 he was employed by the Chamberlains Dairy in Elmira, NY. Upon his retirement he worked as a security guard for the A & P Plant and for Corning, Inc. “Tom” was the past president of the Millerton volunteer Fire Department ser5ving 2 consecutive terms. He was very active in the local Boy Scouts of America and served on the Northern Tioga School Board. He enjoyed chaperoning the dances at the Fire Department for the High Schoolers. In his spare time, he was interested in and enjoyed reading biographies of past presidents. He was an avid fan of the Williamson and Elkland Basketball teams and was pleased to attend any of their games with his close friend “Si” Simons. His survivors include his beloved wife, Jeannette; loving children, Russell T. (Shirley) Brown; Joanne C. Weir; Douglas F. (Charlotte) Brown; Barbara J. Fisher; Thomas Curtis (Bernadette) Brown; sisters, Donna Enderle and Katherine Furman; brother, Jack Brown; along with 13 grandchildren; 16 step-grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, cousins and many close friends. Predeceased by his brother Wilbur in 1983. Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Ave., Elmira, NY on Saturday, May 11, 2002 from 1-3 and 6-8 PM and on Sunday from 1-2 PM. funeral Services will be held at the conclusion of calling hours on Sunday at 2: 00 PM. The Rev. Douglas Hodge will officiate. Interment will take place at the convenience of the family in the Watson Cemetery in Roseville, PA. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be directed to the Millerton volunteer Fire Department or to the Jackson Center Methodist church. - Source - Olthof Funeral Home obituary


BROWN, THOMAS H. (SRGP 17024)

 Thomas H. Brown, 70 years old, died at his home near Mansfield, at 7:45 p.m., Tuesday night, after a long illness.  Mr. Brown is survived by his wife, Mrs. Eva B. Brown, and one daughter, Mrs. Hattie Jenkins, also five sons, William, Fay, Everett, Clarence and Howard, one sister, Mrs. M. L. Powell, and one brother, James C. Brown; twelve grandchildren and one greatgrandchild.  Mr. Brown was a highly respected citizen and a member of the M. E. Church, of Lawrence Corners.  He was born at Avon, N.Y., and has always been a farmer.  He was a member of the Washington Camp, No. 828, P.O.S. of A., of Rutland.  The funeral was held at the M.E. Church at Lawrence Corners, at 1 p.m., Saturday, March 26, Rev. Kehler officiating.  (Handwritten date  1932 - but Watson Burial records give dates as 1856-1927)

WILLIAM W. BROWN of Nichols, age 84, of Dean St. and formerly of Bath, NY, diedpeacefully surrounded by his loving family Saturday, November 16, 2002.  William was born on August 13, 1918 in Rutland Twp., Pa., a son of the late Will T. and Hattie (Wright) Brown.  He was a loving father, brother, and a grandfather who cherished the time he spent with his family.  For over twenty years, William along with his wife Virginia owned and operated Brownie’s Blue Coal in Bath, NY.  He is survived by his loving daughter, whom he resided with, Barbara Crannell; a sister; Margaret “Peg” Carpenter, of Lighthouse Point, FL; sister-in-law and brother-in-law; Lorraine and Luther Updegraff, Elizabethown, Pa.; a special granddaughter and her husband; Tamara and Paul Lentini of Bayfield, WI; several nieces and nephews also survive.  William was predeceased by his wife of 58 years Virginia O. (Steinhilper) Brown on May 23, 2002; a son-in-law; Thomas J. Crannell and a sister Ellen Harrington.  Funeral services and a celebration of his life will be held on Tuesday, November 19, 2002 at 3 p.m. at the Nichols Baptist Church, Ro-ki Blvd., Nichols.  The family will receive their friends on Tuesday from 1 until the time of the service.  Family and friends are invited to attend a graveside prayer service on Wednesday, November 20, 2002 at 1 p.m. at the Watson Cemetery, Roseville, Pa.  Those who wish may kindly consider a memorial contributions to the Nichols Emergency Squad, Nichols, NY in loving memory of William W. Brown.  Caring assistance is being provided by the Cooley Family of Sutfin Funeral Chapel, 273 S. Main St., Nichols. –Elmira Star Gazette. 

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BRYANT - MRS. DAISY SHERMAN CLINTON (SRGP 13476)

 The funeral was held on Monday, September 10, at the Kuhl Funeral Home in Mansfield for Mrs. Daisy Sherman Clinton, 95, who died Friday, September 7, 1979, in Dar-Way Nursing Home, Estella.  She had lived for many years with a granddaughter, Mrs. Kenneth Hicks, of Roseville. Born May 21, 1884, at Jackson Center, Tioga County, she was the daughter of Nathan and Sarah Jane Bullard Bryant. She was the widow of Darious Clinton. Surviving, besides the granddaughter with whom she had lived, are a daughter, Mrs. Merle Avery, of Mansfield, five other grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. The Rev. Kenneth Myers, pastor of Highway Tabernacle Church, officiated.  Burial was in Watson Cemetery, Roseville. 
(Left Photo 1904 marriage to Nick Sherman) 
(Right Photo 1938 with granddaughter Daisy Avery)
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BUCKBEE - SHERMAN, CARRIE H. BUCKBEE (SRGP 10138)

 Carrie H. Sherman, widow of the late Samuel Sherman, of Rutland, Pa., was born July 20th, 1845 at Farmington, and died December 13, 1915 at her home in Rutland.  In early life she came with her parents to Rutland where they settled.  In 1862 she was for some time a student at the M.S.N.S. at Mansfield.  The next ten years was spent in successful teaching in the public schools of Rutland township.  She was married to Samuel Sherman March 13th, 1872.  She is survived by her four children, Walter Sherman and Osmer Sherman, of Rutland, and Powell Sherman and Lucy Sherman, of Troy.  She is also survived by one sister, Miss Louise Buckeye, of Wellsboro; one half sister, Mrs. John Alvord, of Brockport, N.Y., and one half brother, George Harding, of LaSalle, N.Y.  In her youthful days she united with the M.E. church on Rutland Hill and for many years was an earnest worker in the church and Sabbath School.  She was a kind and loving mother, a good neighbor ever ready to go among the sick and needy whenever duty called her and will be much missed by her many friends and acquaintances.  The funeral was in the Methodist church at Rutland, the Rev. Seymour Barrette officiating.  Interment in Rutland cemetery.
GEORGE A. BULL (SRGP 8704)
 George A. Bull, age 94 of Wellsboro, formerly of Mansfield, died on Thursday, November 30, 1978. He was a member of the Mansfield Baptist Church.  He was formerly employed at the Mansfield State College as a custodian. He was born May 8, 1884 in Mansfield, the son of Albert and Anna Judge Bull. He is survived by one sister, Mrs. Donna B. Lloyd of Wellsboro and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Saturday, December 2 at the Kuhl Funeral Home in Mansfield.  Burial was in the Watson Cemetery at Roseville.

COLIAL E. BURDICK
 Colial E. Burdick, 74, of Mansfield, died Friday, April 17, 1992, at St. Joseph's Hospital, Elmira, NY. Born May 13, 1917, in Corning, NY, he was the son of William and Rosa Burton Burdick. He was a retiree of Ingersol-Rand and a World War II Army veteran. He was preceded in death by his wife, Edna, in 1988. Surviving are one son, Colial Burdick Jr., of Roseville; four daughters, Rosetta Husted, of Roseville, Caroline Kennedy, of Philadelphia, Mary Smith, of Beaver Dams, NY, and Diana Miller, of Corning; three brothers, Gordon and Robert, both of Lindley, NY, and Duane, of Hammondsport, NY.; one sister, Betty Reed, of Corning; 14 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Calling hours were held at Monday, April 20, at the Wilston Funeral Home, Mansfield. Services were held at the funeral home on Tuesday, April 21.  The Rev. James Bellamy officiated. Burial was made at Roseville Cemetery.

NATHAN A. BURLEIGH, (SRGP 74614) age 70, of Columbia Cross Roads, PA died Sunday, March 29, 1998 at the Troy Community Hospital, Troy, PA.  He was born July 16, 1927 in Elmira, NY, the son of the late Roy J. and Ella (Moore) Burleigh.  He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Dolores E. (Bailey) Burleigh, at home; son, James A. (Cheryl) Burleigh of Mansfield, PA; granddaughters, Elizabeth Burleigh of Mansfield and Amber Lundy of Wellsboro, PA; brother, Leroy (Franscine) Burleigh of Mansfield, PA; sister, Edith L. Burleigh of Elmira, NY; nephews, Roy Burleigh of Mansfield and Joseph Ross of Mansfield.  A memorial service will be held at the Vickery funeral Home in Troy on April 5 at 2:00 PM (friends may call from 1-2 PM) with the Rev. Kenneth Marple officiating and interment will be in Roseville Cemetery.  Memorials in Mr. Burleigh’s name may be directed to the Austinville Union Church, RR1, Troy, PA. –Troy Gazette Register.


BURTON, CLARK EUGENE (SRGP 50441)

 Clark Eugene Burton died Thursday morning, January the eleventh at the home of his brother, following an illness due to cancer.  He was born February the eleventh 1859, to Daniel and Eliza Burton in Rutland Township.  His boyhood days were spent in Rutland.  Later the family moved to Mansfield.  Here he met and married Henrietta Parks.  To them three children were born, Lewis, Edna and Harry.  His later life was spent on his farm near Roseville.  He is survived by one brother, Edmund Burton, two children, Lewis Burton and Mrs. George Dack and three grandchildren.  The funeral was held Sunday, January 14, in the Methodist Church at Roseville.  A sermon of fine merit was preached by the Rev. Orey Crippen.  Burial was in the Roseville cemetery. (Handwritten date 1923)

BUTLER, Phyllis E. Stone
Age 63 of Tioga, PA diedon Thursday, June 6, 2002 at the Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, PA. She was born on September 13, 1938 in Wellsboro, PA the daughter of Ernie and Ella (Reese) Butler. Phyllis worked at Thatcher Glass Co., in Elmira, NY. She is survived by her mother Ella Butler of Tioga, PA; son, William (MonaLisa) Stone of Mansfield, PA; four grandchildren, Duston L. Stone, Amber M. ( Scott) Stone-Bailey, Alanda Stone, Anestasia Stone; great grandchild, Devon Scott Bailey, brother; Daryl (Pat) Butler of Tioga, Pa; sister, Janet Davis of Tioga, PA; In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon L. Stone who diedOctober 1, 1998. Friends are invited to call at the Scureman Funeral Home, Inc., 130 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA on Saturday, June 8, 2002 from 6-8 pm. The funeral service will immediately follow at 8pm at the funeral home with the Rev. Kirk Smethers officiating. Interment will be in Roseville Community Cemetery, Roseville, PA.

BUTTON – Mrs. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Makley, 84, of Mansfield RD 2, died Friday, May 21, 1976, in Leader Nursing Center, Williamsport. She was the widow of Archie Makley. Mrs. Makley was born September 19, 1891, at Middlebury Center, a daughter of LaVerne and Helen Ames Button. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Ernest McKay, of Mansfield RD 2, 10 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. The funeral was held Monday at the Kuhl Funeral Home, Mansfield. Burial was in Roseville Cemetery. The Rev. Eddie Lowmaster, pastor of Glad Tidings Church, Elmira Heights, NY officiated.

BUTTON – Death of Mr. & Mrs. Wallace LaVerne Button – Wallace LaVerne Button, aged nearly 78 years, died at his home at Lawrence Corners, April 3 (1929), following a long illness. LaVerne Button was the youngest son of Ralph and Phoebe Gridley Button and was born in Middlebury Township, July 6, 1851. He followed the occupation of farming nearly all his life. He was a good Christian man, a devoted husband and father, and was loved and respected by all who knew him. He is survived by one son and a daughter, Lochial Button of Elkland and Mrs. Lizzie Makley of Lawrence Corners; also 4 grandchildren; two half sisters, Mrs. W. H. Weller and Mrs. E. C. Roe of Wellsboro. Funeral services were held at the home April 6; interment was made in the Roseville Cemetery. His wife who was critically ill at the time of his death, diedApril 6 (1929). She was formerly Miss Helen Ames (Mrs. Helen Button), daughter of Simeon and Elizabeth Ames of Middlebury. Mrs. Button was 68 years old. Funeral services were held at the home last Sunday; interment was made in the Roseville Cemetery. – Wellsboro Agitator, 18 April 1929
  

 
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