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

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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. 

 

WALBORN Edna Bartlett, 78 (SRGP 14156)
02/16/2002 Towanda Daily Review
Edna M. (Walborn) Bartlett, age 78, formerly of Mansfield, Pa., diedon Thursday, Feb. 14, 2002, at the Green Home, in Wellsboro, Pa.  She was born on June 19, 1923, in Granville Summit, a daughter of the late Allen and Cora J. (Case) Walborn. Edna was a 1941 graduate of Troy High School.  On Sept. 19, 1944, she married Harry E. Bartlett and together they celebrated 47 years of marriage before his passing on April 24, 1992. Edna was employed as a machinist for Mansfield Novelty. She was a member of the Canoe Camp Church of Christ (Disciples), where she held many offices, including elder emeritus. Edna was a seventh-degree member of the Pomona Grange. She was a former volunteer and member of the Board of Directors of the American Cancer Society of Tioga County. Edna also volunteered at Soldiers and Sailors Hospital. She enjoyed cooking, crossword puzzles, handcrafts and her family. Edna is survived by her son, Edward L. Bartlett of Mansfield; daughter, Luanne S. (Mark) Kriner of Mansfield; grandchildren, Jason (Billie Jo) Kriner, David (Emily) Kriner and Gary Kriner, of Mansfield, and Gary's special friend, Eve Martin of State College, Pa.; great-grandchildren, Nathan, Zachary, Justin and Samantha Kriner of Mansfield; her sister, Esther (Louis) Adams of Mansfield; her sisters-in-law, Neva Bartlett of Arkansas and Muril Walborn of Wellsboro, Pa.; and several nieces and nephews.  In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her son Terry A. Bartlett, in 1955; brothers, Lawrence, Louis and Leon; and sisters Lillian, Lura, Eunice, Hazel, Lula, Katie and an infant sister. Friends are invited to call at the Scureman Funeral Home Inc., 130 S. Main St., Mansfield, on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2002, from 4 to 7 p.m. and on Monday, Feb. 18, from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Canoe Camp Church of Christ (Disciples), 1104 S. Main St., Mansfield. The funeral service will immediately follow at 11 a.m. at the church with the Rev. Kirk Smethers officiating. Interment will be in Watson Cemetery, Roseville, Pa. Memorial contributions in Edna's name may be directed to the Canoe Camp Church of Christ (Disciples) Memorial Fund, 1104 S. Main St., Mansfield, Pa. 16933.

WALBORN - KNAPP, Eunice W. (SRGP 79503)
Age 72 years of 100 Prospect St., Mansfield, Monday, March 8, 1982. Friends may call at the Kuhl Funeral Home, Mansfield, Wednesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9. Funeral will be held at the funeral home Thursday 3 p.m. The Rev. Deborah Casey, Pastor of the Canoe Camp Church of Christ’s Disciples, officiating. Burial will be in Watson Cemetery, Roseville. Family will provide the flowers. Those who wish may make donations to the Church of Christ’s Disciples Bldg. Fund. Survived by one son, Robert of Mansfield; four sisters, Mrs. Harold (Lillian) Pepper of Granville Summit, PA, Mrs. Kenneth (Catie) Cole of Granville Summit, Mrs. Harry (Edna) Bartlett of Mansfield, Mrs. Louis (Esther) Adams, also of Mansfield; one brother, Leon Walborn of Roaring Branch, PA. She was a former employee of Mansfield Novelty Co. for 31 years.

WALKER - MRS. FRANCES E. SOPER (SRGP 25231)
Mrs. Frances E. Soper died at the family home in Sopertown, Pa., Sunday morning at 9:30 o’clock, aged sixty-eight years.She is survived by her husband, Walter S. Soper; four children, Roy C. and Rexford R. of Sylvania, Pa.; Rollin W. of Sopertown; and Mrs. W. J. Hinds of Springfield, Mass.The funeral will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the family home. The Rev. Ora Crippen will officiate. Burial in Watson Cemetery at Roseville, Pa. (Handwritten on article Jan. 3, 1926)


FRENCH, MRS. HENRY J. Mattie Walker (SRGP 13712 )


 Mrs. Mattie Walker French, 58, died Tuesday night at her home near Millerton, Pa.  She is survived by her husband, a daughter,  amy; a son, Jay of Patterson, N. J.; two sisters, Mrs. Elmer Wilson of Horseheads and Mrs. Willard D??? Of Mansfield, Pa., and a brother, the Rev. W. D. Walker of Daysburg,  Pa.  A prayer service will be held at 1:15 p.m. today at the family home.  Funeral services at 2:30 in the Roseville Methodist Church.  Burial in Roseville Cemetery.

FRENCH, MATTIE WALKER (SRGP 13712)
 Mrs. Mattie Walker French died November 22 at her home in Rutland township, aged 58 years.  She was the eldest daughter of Hugh and Emma Walker.  She was married to Henry French May 24, 1899.  Mrs. French had been in ill health for a number of months.  She was highly esteemed in the community in which she lived, always ready to help those in need, and with her amiable and merry disposition made friends wherever she went.  She is survived by her husband, henry French, two children, Jay, of Paterson, N.J., and Amy, at home; two sisters, Mrs. Elmer Wilson, of Horseheads, N.Y., and Mrs. Willard Brace, of Mansfield, and one brother, the Rev. W. D. Walker, of Varysburg, N.Y.  Funeral services were held Friday at 2 p.m. at the Baptist Church in Roseville, to Rev. Pendlebury, pastor of the Methodist Church of Millerton, officiating; interment in the Roseville Cemetery.


PARSONS, MRS. FRED Minnie Veva Walker (SRGP 13718)


 Mansfield. Feb. 25—The Rev. W. D. Walker of Fulton, Mrs.Henry French of Millerton, Mrs. Willard J. Brace of Mansfield and Mrs. Elmer E. Wilson of Horseheads were called to Byrnedale recently by the death of their sister, Mrs. Reuben Smith.  While the family was assembled in the church for the funeral, a telegram arrived announcing the death of another sister, Mrs. Fred Parsons of New York City.

PARSONS, MINNIE WALKER (SRGP 13718)
 Mrs. Minnie Walker Parsons, aged 34 years, a native of Roseville, died Friday night in New York City.  The funeral was held in Roseville yesterday afternoon, and the interment was in the Watson Cemetery.  Mrs. Parsons is survived by her husband, Frederick Parsons; three sisters, Mrs. Elmer Wilson, of Horseheads; Mrs. Willard Brace, of Mansfield; Mrs. Henry French, Millerton; a brother, the Reverend William Walker, of Fulton, N. Y.  Mrs. Alta Walker Smith, a sister of Mrs. Parsons, died at Bryndale, Pa., Wednesday.


WALKER, REV. WILLIAM D.(SRGP 13716)


 The Rev. William D. Walker, a former resident of this section, died Saturday at the family home at Newport, N. Y.  The Rev. Mr. Walker was pastor of the Methodist Churches at Newport and Peland, N. Y.  He spent his early life near Mansfield and taught school for several years.  He is survived by his widow, a son Robert and two sisters, Mrs. Fannie W. Brace of Mansfield, and Mrs. E. E. Wilson, of Horseheads, N.Y.  The funeral was held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the Roseville Methodist church, the Rev. Frederick Maunder, of Horseheads, officiating. Interment was in the Watson cemetery, Roseville.

WARD, Viola - MRS. KENNETH WILLIAMS (SRGP 65673)
 Viola F. Williams, age 77, of RD 2, Millerton, died on Monday, July 12, 1982, at the Green Home in Wellsboro. She was born Jan. 23, 1905 in Hamilton Township, the daughter of Frank and Martha Fulkerson Ward. She was a member of the Roseville Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Kenneth; three sons, Gordon, of Sarasota, Fla., Franklin, of RD 1, Covington, Kenneth Jr., of Tioga; four daughters, Mrs. Edith Lefelhoc of RD 1, Mansfield, Mrs. Dale (Helen) Chapman of Covington, Mrs. Donald (Ruth) Smith of Blossburg, Mrs. John (Joan) Manikowski of Blossburg; two sisters, Mrs. Elvira Harlos of Johnson City, NY, Mrs. Stanley (Bernita) Beishline of Binghamton, NY; 32 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Thursday, July 15, at the Kuhl Funeral Home in Mansfield with the Rev. James W. Garthoff officiating.  Burial in the Watson Cemetery, Roseville.

WARNER Harry –aged 68, prominent farmer and life long resident of Coryland, died unexpectedly Tuesday evening, October 19, 1948, a victim of carbon monoxide poisoning caused by a defective oil burner in the kitchen stove. He was a long time member of the Baptist Hill Church at Coryland, liked and respected by all who knew him. Survivors are, wife, Maude Sweeley Warner, two daughters, Mrs. Paul Joralemon, Snedekerville, and Mrs. John Weser, Buffalo and two sons, Louis of Coryland and Stanley of Millerton. The body is at home of his son, Louis, were services will be held Friday at 2 pm. Interment in Rutland cemetery with Rev. Orey Crippen officiating.

WARNER –MRS. JACQUELINE BUTTS age 33 of Millerton, Pa., Friday, June 2, 1972 at St. Joseph’s Hospital.  Friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home Sunday 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral and committal services there Tuesday at 1 p.m., the Rev. Wayne Richards of the Millerton United Methodist Church officiating.  Burial in the Watson Cemetery, Roseville, Pa.  Survived by one son, Lucian D. Avery Jr. of Millerton; parents, Stanley and Mary Smith Warner of Millerton; sisters, Mrs. Willis (Patricia) Moore of Horseheads, Mrs. Willard (Nancy) Heater of Millerton RD 2, Pa., Miss Mary Catherine Warner of Millerton; brothers, James Warner of Columbia Cross Roads, Robert, Gary and David all of Millerton; several nieces and nephews.  Mrs. Butts was a member of the Millerton United Methodist Church and a cook for the Dixie Bar B Que.  –Elmira Sunday Telegram 6/4/1972

WATKINS, Laura - (SRGP 76825) WEBSTER, MRS. AZOR
 Mrs. Laura Webster, 26, of 515 Broadway, died Tuesday at 8 p.m.  She is survived by her husband Azor Webster; two daughters Helen and Marie; a son Robert; her father, Treet Watkins of Austinville, Pa.  The funeral will be held in the M. E. Church at Roseville, Pa., Friday at 3 p.m.  The Rev. Ora Crippen will officiate.  Burial in the Watson Cemetery.

Description: C:\TC\~srgp\new\msnslog3.jpgBENSON, MARY ELLEN WATKINS (SRGP 18250)
 The many friends of Mary Ellen Benson were saddened by the news of her death, which occurred Wednesday evening, November 3, 1926.  Every effort was provided in the way of medical skill and tender care to bring about her recovery, but to no avail.  The gates to the portal were opened and she passed into eternal sleep where no more pain or sorrow entereth.  She was 66 years old, being born April 22, 1860, in Rutland, the daughter of Jason and Diantha Watkins.  She was a graduate of Blossburg High school and admitted to Mansfield Normal.  In 1879, July third, she was united in marriage to Nathan Benson.  She is survived by her husband and four daughters, Mrs. Robert Bastain, of Johnston;  Mrs. Lewis Brown of Coryland; Mrs. Mark McClure of Rutland; Mrs. Fritz White of Rutland, and a granddaughter, Mrs. Roy Burleigh, at home.  Also several other grandchildren.  In earlier life she embraced the religion of Jesus, united with the M.E. Church of Rutland, later was taken into the Roseville M.E. Church by letter.  She will be greatly missed in the home where no one can fill the empty place in the hearts of those bereaved by the death of a loving wife and mother.  The funeral, which was largely attended, was held at the family home Sunday, November 7.  The Rev. Kohler officiated.  Her favorite hymns, “In the Garden” and “Does Jesus Care” was rendered by John Benson.  Interment was in Watson cemetery at Roseville.  The many beautiful floral offerings spoke of the high esteem in which she was held.

WATKINS - MRS. MAUDE E. STEVENS (SRGP 73906) [Note from Joyce - Adopted daughter of Lewis Watkins & Eliza Tanner]
 Mrs. Maude E. Stevens, 86, of Roseville, widow of Silas Stevens, died April 7, 1956, after an extended illness.  She was a member of the Jackson Center Methodist Church. Survived by son, Warren Stevens of Mansfield, daughter, Mrs. Loren Canfield of Elmira Heights, NY; sister, Mrs. Nettie Bush of Elmira Heights; several grandchildren and great grandchildren. Private funeral was held at Shaw and Robena Funeral Home Friday at 2 pm.  The Rev. Orey Crippen officiated.  Burial in Roseville Cemetery.

WATSON – D.E. Watson of Roseville, died Sunday, Jan. 5, 1964. He was a retired surveyor. Survived by wife, Mrs. Nellie A. Watson. Body at Vickery Funeral Home, Troy. Calling hours: Tuesday 7-9 PM. Funeral there Wednesday at 2 PM, the Rev. Orey Crippen. Roseville Cemetery. Please omit flowers.

Miss Damie WATSON [SRGP 08873]
In Rutland, May 12, 1877, of diphtheria, Damie, daughter of Daniel and Clarinda Watson, aged 6(or 5) years.  (Tuesday, June 5, 1877, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.)
  

WATSON - Daniel Watson, Esq., (SRGP 06414) died at his home in Roseville yesterday afternoon of lung trouble, aged 65 years.  He had been a sufferer since last July.  Deceased was a man universally respected for his uprightness and business qualifications, and his demise will be a loss to the boro of Roseville not soon to be overcome.  He leaves a wife, three daughters, Mrs. H. H. Smith, Mrs. E. E. Wood, and Miss Ida R. and one son, Daniel, Jr., the youngest of the family.  The funeral will be held from his late residence on Friday next at 11 o'clock. (1889)

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Miss Ida WATSON, 55 years old, who went from her home in Rutland to attend the Billy Sunday meetings in Scranton was found dead in bed in that city Sunday morning. She was a sister of D. E. Watson. TGR 1914 (SRGP 06570)

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WATSON, IDA ROSE (SRGP 06570)


 The subject of this sketch was born in Rutland township, now Roseville borough, on July 17, 1854, and was the eldest of six children born to Daniel and Clarina Watson, both deceased.  Her childhood and adult years were passed with her parents until their decease, to whom she was always a dutiful and loving daughter, affectionately ministering to their wants during all their declining years, and afterwards, with her brother, D. E. Watson, helping to maintain the old home, which has always been a mecca to many a wayfarer.  Being the eldest of the children she early learned to assume responsibilities and cares, to which she never afterwards was a stranger.  Early in her adult life she became a Christian and uniting with the local Baptist church by baptism, she was ever consistent in her life with the profession she had made, striving always to follow in the footsteps of the Master whom she loved to serve, and being always “instant in season and out of season.”  Many times has the remark been made of her: “If ever there was a Christian, she is one.”  Being largely endowed with that rare commodity, common sense, her counsel was often eagerly sought and cheerfully given to all who felt their need of it, and no one was better qualified to assist in the transacting of many varieties of business.  Her former pastor, while delivering his sermon at her funeral, made the statement that whenever he felt borne down with cares and trials which sometimes would hedge his way, he would say:  “Well, I will go and talk with Ida about it,” and would go away relieved of his burden.  Truly, one of God’s chosen one has gone home.  In the community, in her large circle of friends, and in the church, there is a vacancy that cannot be filled, and to her sister, Mrs. Henry H. Smith; to her brother, D. E. Watson; to Russel Watson, for whom she has cared, and been a mother since his early infancy, and to her nephew and nieces, has come an irreparable loss.  Surely, we humbly and sincerely thank God for Ida, for her unblemished life, for her Christian character, and for her Christian influence and example, which she always unconsciously exerted.  (Can’t read next line)  great desire to hear Billy Sunday, she went, on Saturday, April 4, to Scranton, and, after securing a boarding place, went in the evening to attend service in the Sunday tabernacle.  She returned, after the service, to her boarding place, and, feeling very much fatigued, and complaining of a pain in her left side, said she would retire, remarking she though she would feel better after resting, requesting that she be called by 8:30 o’clock in the morning so she could attend the service.  Not hearing anything from her, the lady of the house rapped at her door, and getting no response pushed it open and found her apparently sleeping.  Approaching her and placing her hand upon her face, she found she was dead.  Truly, she had gone to sleep on earth to awaken in Heaven—an end she had earnestly desired, and coming apparently without suffering.  Her funeral was held from her late home on Thursday, April 9, at 11 o’clock a.m. her former pastor, the Rev. Seymour Barrett, officiating, taking for his text, “She is not dead but sleepeth.”  Luke 8:52.  He was assisted by the Revs. Johnson and ?uscomb, and notwithstanding the almost impassable condition of the roads, the large attendance of saddened and sorrowing people attested the high esteem in which she was held.


SMITH, MRS. LUCINDA WATSON (SRGP 06572)


 Troy, Pa.—Mrs. Lucinda Watson Smith, 83, died at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Iva Leonard, at Big Pond Friday (Sept. 21, 1934) at 3:30 p.m.  She is survived by another daughter, Mrs. Grace Mandeville of Elmira, a son Greeley Smith of Big Pond; a brother D. Watson of Roseville, Pa., and two grandchildren.  The funeral will be held Sunday at 2:30 p.m.  The Rev. W. F. Bush will officiate, assisted by the Revs. O. J. Stevenson and Harry Rutchell.
  

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WATSON, Minnie (SRGP 06403) - WOOD, MRS. EARLEY E. 


 Roseville, Dec. 14.—Mrs. Earley E. Wood died at her home in this place last week, Monday morning after an illness of only three days.  She had been sick with pleura pneumonia but heart trouble is supposed to have been the direct cause of her death.  Mrs. Wood was a daughter of the late Daniel Watson, Esq., and leaves a husband and a daughter, aged 14.  She is also survived by her mother, two sisters and one brother, who deeply mourn her loss.  She was a devout Christian and the assurance that their loss is her gain is a comfort to the family.  She was greatly devoted to her home and seldom left it except to attend church.  The funeral services were held from the Baptist church last Wednesday, Rev. F. H. Baker, of Tioga, officiating.  The church was filled with sympathizing friends and there was a profuse display of floral offerings.  Interment in the Roseville cemetery.


Azor R. WEBSTER, (SRGP 23130) age 75, of 727 Reservoir St., Monday, Oct. 28, 1974 following an extended illness. Friends are invited to call at the Barrett Funeral Home Wednesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral and committal services there Thursday at 1:30 p.m., the Rev. Hugh Smith, Pastor of Northside Community Church officiating. Burial at the convenience of the family in the Roseville Cemetery, Roseville, Pa. Survived by wife, Mrs. Maude D. Webster; daughters, Mrs. Helen Breitweiser of Elmira, Mrs. Ralph (Marie) Tarntino of Elmira, one son, Robert A. Webster of Elmira; step-daughters, Ms. Genevieve Lambert of Elmira, Mrs. Doris Stranger, Mrs. Helen Dalla, Mrs. Betty Wood all of Horseheads; Mrs. Francis Robbins of Jersey City, N.J.; 14 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; brothers, Ansel D. Webster of Tioga, Pa., Ernest H. of South Daytona, Fla., Earl J. of Williston, Fla; sister Mrs. Thomas (Katherine) Doughty of Mansfield; several nieces and nephews. Mr. Webster was a retired employee of Ballards Machine Shop, Covington, Pa.

FRED E. WEBSTER (SRGP 08751)
 Fred E. Webster, 88, lifelong resident of Rutland Township died Sunday morning, October 25, 1953. Mr. Webster was a member of the Jobs Corners Baptist Church, the Jobs Corners Grange and the IOOF of Daggett. He is survived by 3 sons, Myron E. Webster, Mansfield, Carl F. of Elmira, and Wayne C. Webster of Montrose, Pa; 7 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, also nieces and nephews. Funeral service was held at the Jobs Corners Baptist Church, Tuesday at 1:30 pm.  Rev. Orey Crippen officiating, burial in Watson Cemetery, Roseville.

FRED WEBSTER (SRGP 08751)
 Fred Webster, age 88 years of Rutland Township, died early Sunday, October 25, 1953, after a long illness. He was a member of Job's Corners Baptist Church, the Job's Corners Grange and the Odd Fellows Lodge, of Dagett. Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. of Mansfield; Carl F., Elmira, and Wayne C., Montrose; seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Services were held in the Baptist Church, Tuesday with the Rev. Orrie Crippens officiating.  Burial was in Watson Cemetery, Rutland. 

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WEBSTER, MYRON (SRGP 08749)


 Myron Webster a resident of Jackson Township was called to his reward on June 22, 1938.  The community has lost an old landmark and a good citizen, a man of quiet and unassuming manner and respected by all who knew him.  He was born August 10, 1855, and on August 10, 1885, was married to Emma Moore, who died March 26, 1885 (? That is what the clipping says.).  He then lived with his parents until September 19, 1894, when he was married to Lorinda Gould, who survives him.  He united with the Baptist church at Jobs Corners when sixteen years of age, and was a member at the time of his death.  He was a good neighbor and will be missed in the community.  Besides his wife, he is survived by one brother, Fred, of Rutland and several nieces and nephews.  His funeral was held at Jobs Corners church on Friday at 2 o’clock, and was largely attended.  The Rev. Burroughs of Pine City, officiated, assisted by the Rev. Knight, of Millerton.  The pall bearers were nephews of the deceased.  The floral tributes were beautiful and showed the esteem in which he was held.  Burial was in Watson Cemetery, Roseville. 
 

Myron Webster 
Myron Webster died this morning at his home in Jackson Township.  He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Lourinda Gould Webster, and a brother, Fred Webster, of Rutland.  A prayer service will be held Friday at 1:30 p.m. at the home and services at the church at Jobs Corners at 2 p.m.  Burial will be in the Watson Cemetery at Roseville. 

 

 

 

WELCH Merrill Augustus [SRGP 3622] - Merrill A. [Gus] Welch, 71, of Mansfield RD, died Thursday, January 18, 1968, following a protracted illness. Mr. Welch was a retired assistant superintendent of the Pennsylvania Department of Highways. He was a member of Elk Run Methodist Church. A member of the East Sullivan Grange, he belonged to the Friendship Odd Fellows Lodge No. 247 and was a veteran of World War I. Surviving are his wife, the former Loretta Heyler; a son, J.W. Welch of Mansfield RD3, and a daughter, Mrs. Norma Jamison of Green Lane. The funeral was held on Sunday at the Shaw & Robena Funeral Home in Mansfield with burial in Roseville Cemetery. The Rev. Robert Young officiated. - Wellsboro Gazette, January 25, 1968, p.8

 

WEST Lorna F Crumb
Lorna F. McConnell Age 73, of Catlin Hollow Road, Wellsboro, PA, died December 6, 2004 at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital. She was the wife of Grant M. McConnell, who died February 24, 1995, and Otto K. (Joe) Crumb, who died February 26, 1997. Friends and family are invited to Lorna's Life Celebration on Thursday, December 9, 2004, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, a "Life Celebration Home", 139  Main Street, Wellsboro, PA. Funeral there Friday, December 10, 2004, at 11:00 a.m. with Pastors Dennis Crumb and Rich Krueger officiating. Burial in Roseville Cemetery. If desired, memorials may be sent in her memory to Mooseheart, o r Moosehaven, c/o Wellsboro Moose Lodge 1147, Wellsboro, PA 16901.

WESTLAKE - BROWN
Jeannette Ruth Westlake  (SRGP 50883) Age 91, of Millerton, PA, diedSaturday, April 15th, 2006 at home, surrounded by her loving family. Jeannette was born in Cleveland, OH, on June 13, 1914, the eldest child of Reginald W. and Viola E. L. (Proudfoot) Westlake. On September 12, 1934 she married Thomas C. Brown, who predeceased her on May 9, 2002. She was also predeceased by a sister, Virgeline Eighmey; brother, Reginald Westlake; son-in-law, Charles Weir; grandson, Russell Brown, Jr.; step grandson, Matthew Flagg. She is survived by sons, Russell (Shirley) Brown and Douglas F. (Charlotte) Brown of Millerton, PA, Thomas (Bernadette) Brown of Wellsboro, PA; daughters, Joanne C. Weir and Barbara J. Fisher of Millerton, PA; also 16 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; one great-great step grandchild, and numerous nieces and nephews. Jeannette was a homemaker preferring to make her career caring for her family. She was a member of the Millerton Fireman's Auxiliary and was a Chaperone at the Fireman's Dances held during the 60's. Jeannette was content with the simple things in life, always had a listening ear and inquiring mind. She was best known for her never-ending sense of humor, sharp wit, and ability to make others laugh. An avid bird-watcher, reader of non-fiction, and local history. The legacy she left her family was her extensive genealogical research. Family and friends are invited to the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira, NY, on Wednesday, April 19th, 2006, from 4 to 6 p.m. Funeral and committal services will be held there at the conclusion of the calling hours at 6:00 p.m. The Reverend Douglas Hodge will officiate. Interment will be held at Watson Cemetery in Roseville, PA, Thursday, April 20th, at 12 p.m.
NOTE from JOYCE - Obit gives  Millerton at home as place of death, but these obituaries are notoriously unreliable by calling the whole LARGE area serviced by Millerton PO as Millerton when it includes many other communities that still have good names. I'd need to know where she actually lived to determine real place.

RAY D. WETHERBEE age 79 of RD 5, Wellsboro, Pa., Wednesday, December 16, 1970 at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital.  Friends are invited to call at the Tussey Funeral Home Friday evening 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral there Saturday at 2 p.m.  The Rev. David Wilds.  Burial West Branch Cemetery.  Survived by two daughters, Mrs. Ruth Root and Miss Vera Wetherbee of RD 6, Wellsboro, Pa.; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.  Mr. Wetherbee was a member of the Stoney Fork Grange and a retired farmer.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 12/17/1970

WHEELER- CARRIE E. VAN ZANDT, age 99, of 910 Hazel St., died Friday, April 11. 1969. Friends are invited to call at the Keister Funeral Home Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Funeral there Monday 1 pm Rev. E. J. Lowmaster. Burial in Watson Cemetery, Roseville, PA. Survived by daughter, Mrs. Edson (Myrtle) Lucas, Elmira; brother, Mr. Halsey Wheeler, Ithaca, NY; niece, Mrs. Mary Rose, Roseville, PA; 3 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; 22 great-great-grandchildren. Mrs. VanZandt was a member of Glad Tidings Church, Elmira Heights.

WHEELER – MRS. ESTHER M. WHEELER CASE, age 45, of Liverpool, NY, formerly of Elmira, was killed in an automobile accident, Wednesday, Dec. 16, 1964. She was an employee of General Electric, Liverpool. Survived by sons, Laverne Case, James Case, both at home; one daughter, Sharon, at home; mother, Mrs. Anne Wheeler of Mansfield; brothers, Robert Wheeler of Tioga, William Wheeler of Elmira; sisters, Mrs. Edna Howe of Tioga, Mrs. Ruth Jelliff of Wellsburg, Mrs. Elizabeth Brant of Lawrenceville, Mrs. Margaret Eighmey of Columbia Cross Roads, and Mrs. Alice Congdon of Mansfield. Funeral was held at Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, Montour Falls on Sunday. The Rev. Herbert Coe officiated. Burial was in Watson Cemetery, Roseville.

– MRS. ESTHER M. WHEELER CASE, age 45, of Liverpool, NY, formerly of Elmira, was killed in an automobile accident, Wednesday, Dec. 16, 1964. She was an employee of General Electric, Liverpool. Survived by sons, Laverne Case, James Case, both at home; one daughter, Sharon, at home; mother, Mrs. Anne Wheeler of Mansfield; brothers, Robert Wheeler of Tioga, William Wheeler of Elmira; sisters, Mrs. Edna Howe of Tioga, Mrs. Ruth Jelliff of Wellsburg, Mrs. Elizabeth Brant of Lawrenceville, Mrs. Margaret Eighmey of Columbia Cross Roads, and Mrs. Alice Congdon of Mansfield. Funeral was held at Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, Montour Falls on Sunday. The Rev. Herbert Coe officiated. Burial was in Watson Cemetery, Roseville.

WHEELER,  Francis - (SRGP 01971)
MEET DEATH ON CROSSING WHEN HIT BY ERIE TRAIN
WHO WITNESSED COUPLE ON TRACK

Stories of those near scene corroborate affidavit made by Charles Decker, Gateman, concerning double tragedy.
Twenty four hours and the questioning in the investigation of a number of witnesses by Chief of Police, Elvin D. Weaver, while it has served to round up many loose ends in the evidence, has failed to produce any explanation of the precise and actual manner in which F.B. Wheeler, 74, and Mrs Lillian Kendall, 63 of 408 West Second street came to be in the path of the eastbound Erie freight train at the Church street crossing on Tuesday evening, receiving injuries that resulted in instantaneous death.
According to Charles Decker of 110 West Gray street, the gateman, whose testimony is corroborated by other witnesses, the gates at that point were raised a sufficient time between the passage of the westbound train and the arrival of the eastbound one to allow the couple time to get across the tracks.
A statement obtained by Chief Weaver from a woman on Wednesday substantiated, in the ~ majority of details, that of Mr. Decker. The woman, however, told of seeing the aged couple standing on the south side of Church street on east side of the crossing, while the west-bound train passed and when the gates were raised with apparent intention of going over the crossing. The witness stated that she crossed the tracks and had gone just beyond the crossing when the bell rang and the gates were again lowered for the approaching eastbound train.. The train began to pass over the crossing and a moment later she saw the body of Mr. Wheeler lying near the tracks, she stated to Chief Weaver.
Mr Decker, in his statement, declared that the southside of Church street is invisible from his tower and that the first intimation of the tragedy he received came when the eastbound train stopped after the engine had passed over the Church street crossing.
The only theory which police have been able to advance to account for the death of Mr. Wheeler and Mrs Kendall is that because of their age and enfeebled health of Mr. Wheeler, they were delayed in going over the tracks and the whistle of the approaching locomotive, the ringing of the bell and the lowering of the gates bewildered them and caused them to stand directly in the path of the train, Mr. Decker stated also in his affidavit, given to Chief Weaver, that when he lowered the crossing gates the train was just passing over First street crossing one block away. 

 WHEELER, FRANCIS BRADFORD    (SRGP 01971) 

Met his death on the Church Street Crossing  when an Erie freight train struck him and his housekeeper, Mrs. Lillian Kendall on October 20, 1925. He received injuries that resulted in instantaneous death.  Mr. Wheeler was predeceased by his wife, Elizabeth Smith Wheeler in 1917, sister Betsey Ann Wheeler Adams in 1920 and survived by daughter Mrs. Cora Lyons of NYC, sons, William, Jesse, and J.Leon of Elmira. Burial will be in the Watson Cemetery, Roseville, Pa. along side his wife. 

WHEELER - Funeral Notice: Funeral services for Francis H. Wheeler, who was killed at the Church street crossing of the Erie Railroad Tuesday night, was held in the Davis undertaking room today at 1 p.m. The Rev. J.F. Hall officiated. burial was in Rutland, Pa. (Watson Cemetery - no stone)

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WHEELER, Isaac B. (SRGP 10083) Recent Deaths. Isaac B. Wheeler an old and respected resident of Rutland, died Nov. 12th, 1901, aged nearly 80 years. He was born in Mass., April 10, 1822 and came when a boy 14 years of age to this state where he has since resided. He was married Feb. 1st, 1844 to Miss Polly Burton. He was a kind husband and father and a man of Christian character. He was a great sufferer in his last days, being stricken with that dread disease cancer of the liver. He bore his sufferings with patience. His prayer was that his dear children might all meet him in heaven. His wife and five children, four sons and one daughter, and a brother in Illinois, survive him. The funeral took place at the Roseville M. E. Church, Thursday, Nov. 14th, Rev. Daniel Stoker officiating. The interment was in the Roseville Cemetery.

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Description: C:\TC\~srgp\new\100.gifMarch 1885 - --Dr. F. H. WHITE, of Roseville, died last Wednesday morning.  He lacked a few months of being 107 years of age.  He practiced his profession for many years in this county.  The funeral was held on Thursday afternoon.

 

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WHITE, FRITZ H.(SRGP 14123)


 Of Columbia Cross Roads.  April 8, 1980 in St. Petersburg, Fla.  Friends may call at the Vickery Funeral Home, Troy, Sunday from 7 to 9 pm.  Funeral there Monday at 2 pm with the Rev. Tom Jenkins.  Burial in Watson Cemetery Roseville, Pa. Survived by wife, Pearl Benson White; daughter, Mrs. Fred (Lucile) DiCampli of Columbia Cross Roads; one cousin, Carrie Holton of Norristown, Pa.; several nieces and nephews.  He was born in Rutland Township Tioga County.  Son of Thomas and Blanche James White.  He attended the Roseville Baptist Church; he was a retired farmer and a member of the Jobs Corners Grange.

WHITE - DICAMPLI


Lucile E. White Age 89, of Mansfield, PA, diedon Tuesday, October 18, 2005, at the Green Home, Wellsboro, PA. Family and friends are invited to call at the Scureman Funeral Home, 130 South Main Street, Mansfield, PA on Friday, October 21, 2005, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held immediately following visitation at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Johnny Pereira officiating. Interment will be at Watson Cemetery, Roseville, PA. Memorial's in Lucile's name may be made to the Covington Baptist Church, P.O. Box 243, Covington, PA 16917.

WHITE –LUCILE ELLEN WHITE DICAMPLI, age 89, (SRGP 26537) of The Green Home in Wellsboro, Pa., died on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2005.  From the time of her birth on Nov. 22, 1915, she lived on the family farm in Roseville, Pa., with her parents Fritz and Pearle Benson White.  After her 1977 marriage to Fred DiCampli, the new couple resided in Mansfield, Pa.  She was a descendant of early Tioga County, Pa., settlers of the Benson, James, Watkins and Wood families, and Scottish immigrants Adda Ball and Dr. Francis White.  Dr. White was a longtime physician in Roseville and a Civil War veteran who lived to the age of 106.  Educated in Roseville, Troy and Mansfield, she taught elementary school in the 1940’s in Mosherville, Pa.  A member of Covington Baptist Church she was a devoted correspondent to distant friends and greatly enjoyed socializing, especially at meetings of the Birthday Club.  Lucile is predeceased by her husband, Fred DiCampli.  She is survived by stepdaughters, Nicoletta Bellapigna, Gloria Torchia, Marie Zampitella, Frances Smith, Edith Kareszi and step-daughter-in-law, Janice Harmer, their children, grandchildren and many loving cousins and friends.  Family and friends are invited to call at the Scureman Funeral Home, 130 South Main St.,  Mansfield, Pa., on Friday, Oct. 21, 2005 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.  Funeral services will be held immediately following visitation at 2 p.m. with Pastor Johnny Pereira officiating.  Interment will be at Watson Cemetery, Roseville, Pa.  Memorial contributions may be made in Lucile’s memory to the Covington Baptist Church, P.O. Box 243, Covington, Pa. –Towanda Daily Review.

WHITE, Mabel (SRGP 18474) - PRUTSMAN, MRS. MABEL CLAIR
 Mrs. Mabel Clair Prutsman, 45, of Rutland, Pa., died unexpectedly in Campbell Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 17, 1937.  She leaves her husband, Austin D. Prutsman; a son Richard D.; a daughter, Mrs. Marion May; a grandchild, all of Rutland; her mother, Mrs. Eva White, Roseville, Pa.; a brother, Fred White, Elmira; a sister, Mrs. Ella Furman, Ithaca.  Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Roseville Baptist Church.  The Rev. Orey E. Crippen of Tioga will officiate.  Burial will be in the Watson Cemetery, Roseville.

WHITE, THOMAS J. (SRGP 02098)
    Thomas J. White, 67, died at the home of his son, Fritz H. White in Roseville, Pa., Sunday, Feb. 24, 1935, at 8 a.m.  Besides his son he is survived by a granddaughter, Miss Lucille E. White.  The funeral will be held Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. from the residence.  The Rev. Chester Fiege will officiate.  Burial in Watson Cemetery, Roseville.

WICKHAM -  Mrs. Bernice Mae Robinson, 48, wife of Robert Robinson, of Mansfield RD 2, died Sunday, Feb. 10, 1974 at her home. She was born Jan. 21, 1926, in Elmira, NY, a daughter of Harry and Maude Ripley Wickham. Surviving, besides her husband, are two sons, Kenneth, serving with the Army in Frankfurt, Germany, and Roger, serving with the Army at Fort Campbell, KY, a daughter, Miss Patricia Robinson, of Punxsutawney, and her mother, Mrs. Maude Doty, of Tampa, FL. The funeral was held on Wednesday at the Kuhl Funeral Home, 18 North Main Street, Mansfield. Burial was in Roseville Cemetery. The Rev. Theodore Gould, pastor of the Roseville Baptist Church, officiated.

Soper, MRS. ALBERTA WILCOX (SRGP 14663)
 Mrs. Alberta Wilcox Soper, wife of Roy Soper, died last Monday after a short illness with typhoid fever.  Mrs. Soper had been nursing her husband who was ill with the same disease, when she was stricken down with the fever.  With all that loving hands could do, and with the best medical skill the disease still made its propress, and at last the cord was broken, and the soul took its flight.  The funeral was largely attended from the Baptist church Wednesday afternoon, Rev. S. Barret officiating.  Mrs. Soper was held in high esteem by her many friends, as was evidenced by the many beautiful floral offerings.  She leaves a father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Wilcox, of Tioga, her husband and several brothers and sisters to mourn her loss. (Handwritten date  July 17)

WILCOX, MRS. CLARA (1879-1956)
 Mrs. Clara Wilcox Armstrong, 77 of Roseville died last night.  She was well known in that area, as she and her husband operated a store in Roseville for many years.  She is survived by a daughter-in-law, Mrs. Louise Armstrong of Elmira; a niece, Mrs. Alfonso ??? of Birdsboro, and a nephew, Kenneth Bond of Philadelphia.  The body is at the Vickery Funeral Home, Troy, where friends may call and where funeral services will be held Sunday at 3:30.  The Rev. Orey Crippen will officiate and burial will be in Roseville cemetery.
  

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WILCOX, ELLA - MRS. LEWIS SOPER (SRGP 26454)


Mrs. Ella Soper, late of Austinville, died Saturday evening, April 6, 1935, of pneumonia. She was the only survivor of the family of the late John H. and Cornelia V. Wilcox. She was born near Austinville December 2, 1856, a twin sister of the late Elery Wilcox. She was a Past Noble Grand in the Rebekah Lodge of Austinville. She is survived by her husband, three daughters; Mrs. Bert Wilson of Troy, Mrs. James Gardner, of 1007 Walnut Street, Elmira, and Mrs. Fritz Shaylor of Austinville; one son, Leland, of Austinville, twenty grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. The funeral was held Tuesday morning, April 9, 1935, in the Roseville Baptist Church. Burial was in Watson Cemetery, the Rev. Orey Crippen of Tioga, officiating.

 

WILCOX, C. ELLERY (SRGP 04087)


 C. Ellery Wilcox, 71, a farmer residing near Roseville, was almost instantly killed last Thursday when he was struck by an automobile driven by Joseph D. Quick, of 509 Broadway, Elmira, while crossing the highway near his home.  Mr. Wilcox, who was the father of Sheriff John N. Wilcox, did not hear the approach of the automobile.  He was said to have been hard of hearing.  Mr. Quick in a statement made, said that he used every effort to avoid the accident.  Dr. Nye was summoned and pronounced death due to a fractured skull and broken neck.  Mr. Wilcox had resided in that vicinity for many years, and was widely known.  He is survived by his widow; three children, Mrs. Art L. Benson, of Roseville, Sheriff John N. Wilcox, of Wellsboro, and W. Earl Wilcox, of Elmira, and a sister, Mrs. Lewis Soper of Austinville.  The funeral was held from the Roseville Methodist Church, Sunday, the Reverend Charles Garrett officiating; interment in Watson Cemetery. (Photo from Mary HOLTON "Robare" all rights reserved)

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WILCOX, HELEN (SRGP 77034)


 Thursday afternoon a wave of sorrow swept over our community when word went out that the Angel of Death had entered the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Wilcox and taken their daughter Helen.  She was fifteen years of age and had been ill most of the time for the past two years, and was confined to her bed for all except a few months of this time.  She attended the school in Roseville the few months she was able, and never missed Sunday School when her health permitted.  She never doubted God’s presence and keeping, never complained, but had a smile for everyone, up to the last.  Everything possible was done to alleviate her suffering and if possible spare her life.  But she gradually grew worse and about one o’clock Thursday afternoon, March 23, 1933, her spirit took its flight and the Gates of Heaven were opened and God’s Angels were awaiting to escort this loved one into the City Not Built With Hands—a city without grief or graves, without sin or sorrow.  She leaves to mourn her loss, her father and mother, and one sister, Mrs. Damon Holton, of Norristown, Pa., besides numerous friends and relatives; for no one knew her but to love her.  The funeral was largely attended on Sunday afternoon, at the Baptist Church, the Rev. Orey Crippen officiating. The remains were tenderly laid at rest in the Roseville Cemetery to await the glad reunion on the resurrection morn.  The bereaved family have the heartfelt sympathy of the community. (Photo from Mary HOLTON "Robare" all rights reserved)

DR. JACK F. WILCOX age 73 of 808 W. Gray Street, Sunday, April 19, 1981 at Robert Packer Hospital.  Friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral home, 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Monday7-9 p.m. with funeral services there Tuesday at 1 p.m., the Rev. Robert Lewis, his Pastor officiating.  Interment in Roseville, PA.  In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate contributions for the Wellsville Ambulance Corps, Wellsville, NY or the Masonic Brotherhood Fund or the Masonic Home Building Fund.  He is survived by his wife, Laura Churchill Wilcox; daughter, Mrs. Thomas (Roxanne) Rathbone of Vestal, NY; three grandchildren.  He was a member of the Westside United Methodist Church, Wellsville Lodge 230 and Ivy Lodge 397 F&AM, Wellsville Chapter 243, R.A.M. Hornell Commandery 22 KT, Corning Consistory and the Council 53, R.S.M. Kalurah Temple in Binghamton.  He was a 1935 graduate of the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine at 114 Walnut Street, Elmira.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 4/20/1981
  

WILCOX - MRS. JENNIE W. BENSON (SRGP 12702)


     Mrs. Jennie Wilcox Benson, 77, of Whitneyville formerly of Roseville and Mansfield died Friday, November 7, 1958.  She was a member of the Whitneyville Methodist Church.  Survived by daughters, Mrs. Gerldine Soper of Mansfield and Mrs. Byron Benedict of Whitneyville; brother, Earl Wilcox of Painted Post; five grandchildren; three great grandchildren.  Funeral service was held Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Shaw and Robena Funeral Home, the Rev. Orey Crippen and Rev. John A. Squires officiated.  Burial in Watson Cemetery, Roseville. (Photo from Mary HOLTON "Robare" all rights reserved)

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JOHN N. WILCOX (SRGP 02097)


 John N. Wilcox, 72, of Norristown, Pa., formerly of Roseville and former sheriff of Tioga County, died at his home in Norristown April 22, after an extended illness.  He was a son of the late Ellery and Helen Hall Wilcox. Survived by wife, Mrs. Leda James Wilcox; daughter, Mrs. Carrie Holton and grandson, James Holton, all of Norristown; sister, Mrs. Jennie Benson of Wellsboro; brother, Earl Wilcox of Painted Post. The body arrived at the Shaw and Robena Funeral Home Tuesday.  Funeral was held there today at 2 pm, the Rev. Orey Crippen officiating.  Burial was in Watson Cemetery, Roseville.

 

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REYNOLDS, MRS. EDNA WILD (SRGP 5497)


 Mrs. Edna Wild Reynolds, 72, of Mansfield, RD 2, died Monday, Feb. 29, 1960.  She was a member of the Roseville Baptist Church.  Survived by husband, Leon Reynolds; daughter, Hazel Straw, Mansfield RD 2; son, Cecil Reynolds of Mansfield RD 2; sister, Mrs. Sarah Keene of Rochester, N.Y.; brothers, William Wild of Canandaigua, N.Y., Clarence Wild of Geneva, N.Y. and 4 grandchildren.  Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Shaw and Robena Funeral Home, the Rev. Orey Crippen officiating. Burial will be in Watson Cemetery, Roseville.

CECIL L. WILLIAMS (SRGP 79434)


 Cecil L. Williams, 61, of Mansfield, died Friday, March 16, 1962.  He was a member of the Mansfield Baptist Church. Survived by sons, Ralph, of Mansfield, Lyle of Horseheads; 4 grandchildren; brother, Kenneth of Sarasota, Fla.; sisters, Mrs. Bernice Carlson of Tioga; Mrs. Ida McClure of Millerton RD. Funeral service was held at the Shaw & Robena Funeral Home, Mansfield, Monday at 1 pm, the Rev. Orey Crippen officiated.  Burial was in Watson Cemetery, Roseville

Donald WILLIAMS 22, (SRGP 65675) employee on the Harris Gillespie farm on the Canoe Camp Road about 17 miles from Wellsboro was fatally injured when the entire lower part of his body was drawn into a farm blower. The critically injured young man was found by Mr. Gillespie between 3 and 3:30 o’clock, Friday afternoon and was rushed to the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital by ambulance. The hospital reported he died at 12:45 o’clock Sept. 24, 1955. Williams was working alone at a blower that was blowing corn into a silo. It is believed that he slipped and his body , including both legs up as far as his hips were drawn into the apparatus. This young man, a former resident of Roseville is married and the father of two children. They live at a tenant home on the Gillespie farm. Surviving are his wife, Jane Smith Williams, two daughters, Bonnie and Cindy at home; his parents, Mr. and  Mrs. Kenneth Williams, Roseville; four brothers, Gordon of Horseheads, N.Y.; Ward, Franklin and Kenneth Jr., all at home; four sisters, Edith, Helen, Ruth and Joan, all at home; his grandfather Frank Williams of Tioga. Services were at the funeral home 18 North Main Street, Mansfield, Monday with Rev. Orey Crippen, pastor of the Roseville Baptist Church, officiating. Burial was in Watson Cemetery, Roseville.

FRANK WILLIAMS (SRGP 08390)
 Frank Williams, 78, of Tioga, died Monday, March 23, 1959.  He was a retired farmer of Rutland Township; member of the Mansfield Baptist Church.  Survived by daughters, Mrs. William McClure of Roseville, Mrs. Frank Carlson of Tioga; sons, Cecil of Mansfield, Kenneth of Florida; half-sister, Mrs. Earl Soper of Mansfield; step-sister, Mrs. Lucy Kelly of Mansfield; 12 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren.  Funeral at the Thomas Funeral Home, Tioga Thursday at 2 pm, the Rev. Orey Crippen officiating.  Burial in Watson Cemetery, Roseville.

WILLIAMS - MRS. WILLIAM A. McCLURE (SRGP 13590)
Ida H. McClure, age 76, of RD 2, Millerton died on Friday, Jan. 16, 1981 at the Broad Acres Nursing Home in Wellsboro. She was born July 20, 1904 in Roseville, the daughter of Frank and Edith Hatfield Williams. She was a member of the Roseville Baptist Church. Survived by her husband, William A. McClure; two daughters, Mrs. Lawrence (Virginia) Palmer of Mosherville, Mrs. Thomas (Christine) Boughton of Williamsport; one brother Kenneth Williams of Florida; one sister Mrs. Frank (Bernice) Carlson of Tioga; 6 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Monday at the Kuhl Funeral Home with the Reverend Daniel Tucker, her pastor, officiating. Burial in the Roseville Cemetery.

WILLIAMS, JACOB (SRGP 08389)
 Jacob Williams, aged eighty-five years, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Hary Soper, Saturday.  Death was caused by pneumonia.  Funeral services were held Tuesday at 11 a.m., at the Roseville Baptist Church, the Rev. Orey Crippen, of Tioga, officiating.  Interment was in the Watson cemetery, Roseville.  Mr. Williams had been a life-long resident of Rutland, where he has many friends who mourn his death.  He has spent considerable time in Mansfield during the past few years.  He is survived by one son, Frank Williams, of Rutland; four daughters, Mrs. Harry Soper, Mrs. George Kelley, Mrs. Thomas Armstrong, of Mansfield, and Mrs. Earl Soper of Elmira, and one brother, Horace Millburn of Blossburg. (handwritten on article Feb. 23, 1929)

KENNETH D. WILLIAMS, 89 of Roseville, formerly of Sarasota, Fla., died Monday, Nov. 10, 1997 at the Green Home, Wellsboro.  Born July 11, 1908 he was the son of Frank and Edith Hatfield Williams.  He retired from farming in the 1950s.  He enjoyed fishing, gardening and his flower garden.  Preceding him in death were his wife, Viola Ward Williams in 1982; two sons, Ward Williams and Donald Williams; and one brother and two sisters.  Surviving are three sons and daughters-in-law, Gordon and Rosemarie Williams of Sarasota, Fla., Franklin and Joyce Williams of Covington and Kenneth and Charlene Williams of Tioga; four daughters and sons-in-law, Edith Lutz of Mansfield, Helen and Dale Chapman of Covington, Ruth and Donald Smith of Blossburg and Joan Manikowski of Vestal, N.Y.; 34 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.  Private family viewing will be held Friday, Nov. 14 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.  Friends are invited to call at the Scureman Funeral Home, 130 S. Main Street, Mansfield on Saturday, Nov. 15 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.  Services will be held there Saturday, Nov. 15 at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Richard Kruger of the Cherry Flats Baptist Church officiating.  Burial will be made at Watson Cemetery, Roseville. –McKay Scrapbook

WILLIAMS, Lucy (SRGP 08392) MRS. LUCY KELLEY
Mrs. Lucy Kelley, widow of George Kelley, of Mansfield, died Saturday, Dec. 3, 1960. Survived by grandson, Charles Kelley of York, Pa; one sister, Mrs. Earl Soper of Mansfield. Funeral services were held Monday at 2 p.m. at the Shaw and Robena Funeral Home, Mansfield. Burial was in Watson Cemetery, Roseville.

WILLIAMS - MAUDE SOPER (SRGP 08394)
 Maude Soper of Honeoye Falls, NY, formerly of Mansfield, died on Saturday, August 11, 1979, at Highland Hospital in Rochester, NY.  She was the widow of Earl Soper. She was born in Roseville, the daughter of Jacob and Martha Avery Williams. She is survived by one son, Wellwood Soper of Honeoye Falls, NY; two daughters, Mrs. Leslie (Doris) McCann of Conneaut, Ohio, Mrs. John (Chrystal) Hall of Troy; five grandchildren and several great grandchildren. Funeral services were held on Tuesday at the Kuhl Funeral Home in Mansfield with the Rev. David L. Weaver officiating.  Burial was in the Roseville Cemetery.

WILLIAMS, WARD (SRGP 65674)
 Ward Williams, 30, of Millerton RD 2, Pa. Sunday, March 2, 1958 (or 59).  He was employed at McKinnon-Limoncelli Tire Co. of Elmira.  Survived by wife, Mrs. Lulu Carpenter Williams; sons, James Edwin and Ward Kenneth Williams; daughters, Janice Irene, Linda Marie and Victoria Ann, all at home; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Williams of Millerton RD 1; grandfather, Frank Williams of Tioga; brothers, Gordon Williams of Horseheads, Franklin and Kenneth of Millerton RD 1; sisters, Mrs. Robert Lefoleck of Sarasota, Fla., the Misses Helen, Ruth and Joan Williams, all of Millerton RD 2.  Body at Shaw & Robena Funeral Home, Mansfield.  Calling hours; today 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral there Wednesday at 2 p.m. the Rev. Orey E. Crippen, Watson Cemetery, Roseville.


ARMSTRONG, MRS. NORA WILLIAMS (SRGP 08393)


 Mrs. Nora Williams Armstrong diedat the Blossburg hospital Saturday at 12:45 p.m.  Funeral services were held Monday at 2 p.m. at the home on the Newtown Road, the Rev. Orey Crippen, of Tioga, officiating; interment in the Watson Cemetery at Roseville.  Mrs. Armstrong was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Williams and was born in Rutland January 25, 1883.  In December 1900, she was united in marriage to Thomas Armstrong, of Rutland, and has spent her entire life in this vicinity, living in Rutland until last spring, when the family moved to the Starkey farm on the Newtown Road.  She was a member of the Baptist Church at Roseville.   She was highly respected by all wh knew her and her death came as a shock to the community, although she had been in ill health for some time.  Surviving is her husband, two daughters, Mrs. Elva Kingsley, of Mansfield, and Una, at home; three sisters, Mrs. George Kelley, Mrs. Harry Soper and Mrs. Earl Soper, of Mansfield; a brother, Frank Williams, of Roseville, and two grandchildren, Jack Kingsley and June Phillips.  A daughter, Mrs. Malene Phillips, diedabout two months ago.

WARD WILLIAMS (SRGP 65674)
 Ward Williams, 30, of Millerton RD 2, Pa., died Sunday, March 2, 1958.  He was employed at McKinnon-Limoncelli Tire Co. of Elmira. Survived by wife, Mrs. Lulu Carpenter Williams; sons, James Edwin and Ward Kenneth Williams; daughter, Janice Irene, Linda Marie and Victoria Ann, all at home; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Williams of Millerton RD 1; grandfather, Frank Williams of Tioga, brothers, Gordon Williams of Horseheads, Franklin and Kenneth of Millerton RD 1; sisters, Mrs. Robert Lefoleck of Sarasota, Fla., the Misses Helen, Ruth and Joan Williams all of Millerton RD 2.  Funeral at Shaw and Robena Funeral Home Wednesday at 2 pm, the Rev. Orey E. Crippen officiated.  Burial was in Watson Cemetery, Roseville.

WILSON –CARRIE E. VANZANDT age 99 of 910 Hazel St., Friday, April 11, 1969.  Friends are invited to call at the Keister Funeral home Sunday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Funeral there Monday 1 p.m.  Rev. E. J. Lowmaster.  Burial in Watson Cemetery, Roseville, Pa.  Survived by daughter, Mrs. Edson (Myrtle) Lucas, Elmira; son, Mr. Halsey Wheeler, Ithaca, NY.; niece, Mrs. Mary Rose, Roseville, Pa.; three grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; 22 great-great-grandchildren.  Mrs. VanZandt was a member of Glad Tidings Church, Elmira Heights.  –Elmira Sunday Telegram 4/13/1969
  

WILSON, HIRAM (SRGP 01959)


 Hiram Wilson diedat his home in Mansfield on Friday morning, December 28, 1928.  Mr. Wilson was born in Rutland, Pa., June 26, 1851, the eldest son of William Soloma Howe Wilson.  His parental ancestors came from New Jersey and made a settlement in Rutland township.  Nearly all his life he resided in or near Rutland.  He moved to Mansfield in 1919.  He was married to Emily Smith, June 6, 1868.  To this union were born two sons, Bert and Lafayette, both deceased; and a daughter, Mrs. Herman Rose, with whom Mr. Wilson lived since the death of his wife in August 1924.  Mr. Wilson was most highly esteemed by all who knew him.  He had many friends and was a kind and thoughtful neighbor.  It is a great loss to the community when such a beautiful character is taken away.  Mr. Wilson’s death was caused by a paralytic stroke.  He was ill three weeks and his passing out was quiet and peaceful.  He is survived by his daughter, Mrs. Herman Rose, of Mansfield; seven grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Carrie Van Zantt, of Elmira, N.Y.; a brother, James Wilson, of Troy, Pa.  The funeral services were held Sunday, December 28, at the Roseville Methodist Church, the Rev. Orey Crippen

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WILSON James I - aged 85, Austinville, died Tuesday morning, July 5, 1949. He is survived by a sister, Mrs. Robert VanZandt, Wellsburg, NY; two step-daughters, Mrs. William Bailey, Austinville; Mrs. James Bailey, Troy; a stepson, Manley Wilson, Troy. Funeral services will be held from the Austinville Church Friday at 2:30 pm. Rev. Glen Dewey and Rev. Orey Crippen with burial in Roseville cemetery.

WILSON, Mary Ann- (SRGP 03255) MRS. MARY W. ROSE
 The funeral was held last Friday afternoon for Mrs. Mary Wilson Rose, 90, of Roseville, who died Wednesday, Dec. 16, 1970, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Laverne Sterling, with whom she lived. Mrs. Rose was the widow of Herman B. Rose. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church. Also surviving are another daughter, Mrs. Richard Knowlton, of Covington; a son, Denzel of Mansfield; 11 grandchildren, and 32 great-grandchildren. Burial was in the Watson Cemetery, Roseville.

DEATH OF SILAS WILSON -(SRGP 03830)  Mr. Silas Wilson died last Friday evening at his home in Rutland township after a brief illness of abscess of the brain. Mr. Wilson complained of not feeling as well as usual on his return from a business trip to Elmira a week ago last Saturday. The following Wednesday he grew suddenly much worse. His mind became clouded, he lost control of his lower limbs and death followed on Friday as above stated. He rightly enjoyed a very large measure of popular esteem, being in every way a worthy and useful member of society. In his death the community has suffered a serious loss. He was a member of the Rutland Hill Methodist Episcopal Church and of its official board. His wife, Lucy Squires Wilson, died four years ago, leaving a son and three daughters who are thus again sorely afflicted. The funeral was largely attended on Monday from the Rutland Hill church. The burial was in the Roseville Cemetery.

MARJORIE WINTERSTEIN SOPER CHAMBERLAIN (SRGP 80494)
Age 71 of Roseville, Pa., Saturday, May 28, 1983. Friends may call at the Vickery Funeral Home in Troy on Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral there Wednesday at 10 a.m., Rev. James Garthoff. Burial Watson Cemetery, Roseville. Survived by her husband Monroe (Jim) Chamberlain; sister Mrs. John (Marion) O’Shea of Toledo, OH; one brother, Charles Winterstein of Millerton, Pa., step daughters, Mrs. Charles (Lorene) Moore of Mansfield and Mrs. James (Elsie) Noto of Osprey, FL and Mrs. Bernard (Dorothy) McAdams of Long Eddy NY; step son Wendell Chamberlain of Tampa, FL: 17 step grandchildren, several step great grandchildren and step great great-grandchildren; one niece and four nephews. Attended Roseville United Methodist Church, former proprietor of Roseville Blue Sunoco Store for 18 years, former Roseville Justice of Peace for 12 years; she was on the Roseville Election Board for over 30 year.

WINTERSTEIN Marjorie  (SRGP 78891) -  MRS. MONROE CHAMBERLAIN
Marjorie Soper Chamberlain, age 71, of Roseville, died on Saturday, May 28, 1983. She was a former proprietor of Roseville Blue Sunoco Store for 18 years and a former Roseville Justice of the Peace for 12 years.  She served on the Roseville Election Board for over 30 years. She attended the Roseville United Methodist Church. She is survived by her husband, Monroe (Jim) Chamberlain; sister, Mrs. John (Marion) O'Shea of Toledo, Ohio; brother, Charles Winterstein of Millerton; stepdaughters, Mrs. Charles (Lorene) Moore of Mansfield and Mrs. James (Elsie) Noto of Osprey, Fla., and Mrs. Bernard (Dorothy) McAdams of Long Eddy, NY; stepson, Wendell Chamberlain of Tampa, Fla; 17 stepgrandchildren; several stepgreat-grandchildren and stepgreat-great-grandchildren; one niece, and four nephews. Funeral services were held on Wednesday morning at the Vickery Funeral Home in Troy with the Rev. James Garthoff officiating.  Burial in the Watson Cemetery.[Note from Joyce - Is her real name Soper or Winterstein. Need clarification on Marjorie - parents?]

WOLCOTT - ARMSTRONG, MRS. DOLESKY
 Mrs. Dolesky Armstrong, 82, died Sunday at 12:10 p.m. at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Harry Bond, Picture Rocks, Pa.  Besides Mrs. Bond she is survived by a son, William, Roseville, Pa.; three grandchildren; two brothers, John Wolcott, Philadelphia, Pa., and Wellman Wolcott, Columbus, Ohio.  The funeral will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the Roseville Methodist Episcopal Church.  The Rev. Harry M. Newman of the Picture Rocks Methodist Episcopal church officiating. (1846-1927)


WOLFE - HELEN J. COWLES: (SRGP 078591) Helen J. Cowles, 75, of 17 Prospect St., Mansfield, died Wednesday, Aug. 31, 1994.  Born June 1, 1919, in Columbia Township, Bradford County, she was the daughter of Lynn and Mabel Bennett Wolfe.  She had been employed by Armco Iron of Mansfield for over 20 years, retiring when the company closed.  Surviving are two sons, Gerald Stout of Columbia Cross Roads and Ronald Stout of Jersey Shore; one stepson, Donald Cowles Jr. of Dundee, N.Y.; one stepdaughter, Donna Strong of Valois, N.Y.; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.  Friends called at the Scureman Funeral Home, Mansfield, on Saturday, Sept. 3.  Services were held there Saturday, Sept. 3, with the Rev. David Watkins, pastor of the Calvary United Methodist Church in Lawrenceville, officiating. Burial was made at Watson Cemetery, Roseville.


Her father was Lynn Wolfe. Her mother was Mable Bennett "Wolfe". Helen Wolfe was married first to Herbert Stout and then to Donald Cowles.

Julia M. WOLFE (SRGP 08738) Wellsboro Gazette, Thursday, May 1, 1902 Roseville, April 30-- Mrs. William A. McClure died last friday afternoon of appendicitus after an illness of only a week. She had a slight attack twice before and was supposed to be improving when suddenly she began to fail very rapidly. Mrs. McClure is survived by her husband and three sons, who have the sympathy of the entire community in their great bereavement. She was a estimable woman, a kind and loving wife and mother and was respected by all. The funeral was held on sunday at 12 o'clock, Rev. Crowl preached the service and the Baptist choir rendered the appropriate music. The service was very largely attended.

MC MCLURE, MRS. W. A. Julia M. WOLFE (SRGP 08738)
 This community was startled with sad intelligence of the death of Mrs. W. A. McClure.  She died Thursday afternoon.  The funeral was held at the house Sunday at noon on account of the illness, Mr. McClure not being able to attend at the church.  The services were very impressive.  Sermon by Rev. C. Crowl of Tioga, assisted by Rev. Stoker of the M. E. church and Gates of the Baptist church.  The burial was in charge of Monroe Miller of Millerton.  Interment in Watson cemetery.  That Mrs. McClure was a faithful wife, a loving mother and a kind neighbor was manifested by the large concourse of sympathizing friends and neighbors who followed her remains to the cemetery.  She leaves to mourn her loss a husband and three sons, Shef, Jay and Ben, and several grandchildren.
  

JAMES, CARRIE WOOD (Caroline Wood - SRGP 02092)


 Carrie Wood, wife of Oscar James, diedat her home in Roseville, Saturday morning, April 10, after a five months illness of heart trouble.  She was the daughter of Aaron and Kathryn Wood and twin of Solomon Wood.  She was the last member of her father’s family.  She was seventy years old and with the exception of two years her entire life was passed in Rutland.  Mr. and Mrs. James celebrated their golden wedding last July.  The last thirty three years of her life were spent on the farm where she was born and passed her childhood days.  She has been in feeble health for the past three years, but had been able to be about until last November, when she was taken decidedly worse, while attending a revival service, since that time she has been a great sufferer, but endured it with great patience.  She had been an active member of the M. E. church for twenty-five years.  She was a devout Christian, and was endowed with a disposition which enabled her to see only good in everyone.  She is survived by her husband, two daughters, Mrs. Thomas J. White and Mrs. John N. Wilcox, and one son Roy James, all of Rutland. The funeral services were held at the Roseville M. E. Church Monday, April 12, Rev. Freas Hess, pastor, officiating.  Mrs. Dee Watson and J. Fred Wilcox rendered her favorite hymn, “Looking This Way.”  Interment in Roseville cemetery. (Photo from Mary HOLTON "Robare" all rights reserved)

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WOOD –CELIA J. SHERMAN, 78, formerly of Roseville died Sunday, Aug. 29, 1999 at Broad Acres Nursing Home, Wellsboro.  Born May 31, 1921 in Richmond Township, she was the daughter of Orrin and Margaret (Avery) Wood.  She was a member of the Roseville United Methodist Church.  Preceding her in death were her husband, Colie G. Sherman Sr.; and three brothers, Gordon, Roy and Orrin Wood Jr.  Surviving are three sons and daughters-in-law, Orrin W. Sherman of Gillett, Walter T. and Alene Sherman of Mansfield and Colie G. and Paddy Sherman Jr. of Canton; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one sister and brother-in-law, Zondra and James Bush of Sullivanville, N.Y.; one sister-in-law, Pearl Wood of Tioga; numerous nieces and nephews.  Calling hours were held Tuesday, Aug. 31 at Scureman Funeral Home, Mansfield.  Funeral services were held there Tuesday, Aug. 31 with the Rev. Howard T. Woodruff officiating.  Burial was made at Roseville Community Cemetery, Roseville.  Memorial donations may be made to Roseville United Methodist Church, RR 2, Box 1878, Mansfield, Pa. or to the charity of one’s choice. –McKay Scrapbook

WOOD, HOLLOWAY D. (SRGP 05119)
 Holloway D. Wood, a well known and respected resident of Rutland, died on Wednesday last at his home of heart disease.  Decedent was 75 years old, and had been in poor health for many years.  Several children survive.  The funeral was held from the home on Friday afternoon at 1 o’clock.

HALL, MRS. IDA WOOD (SRGP 06401)
 Mrs. Ida Wood Hall, eldest daughter of Ezra and Vianna Wood, was born May 21, 1865, at the home farm on Pumpkin Hill, Rutland, Pa.  On May 22, 1872, she was united in marriage to Leonard Hall, also of Rutland, where nearly all the years of their married life was spent.  Since the death of her husband, on September 28, 1919, she has had very poor health.  On Thursday morning, February 14, at 10 o’clock, she died, without a struggle, of valvular heart trouble, while sitting in her rocking chair in the dining room by the window.  Her daughter-in-law had been visiting with her, had just stepped into the next room; heard a faint gurgle in her throat, came to see what was the matter and found her with her head laying on a pot of geraniums on the window sill, with life extinct.  Truly a good woman and a good mother is gone, and those who knew her best held her in high esteem.  While not a member of any church she trusted in God, and while health permitted, was ever ready and willing to help in church work.  She is survived by one son, William E. Hall, of Roseville, at whose home she had been residing since November 1; one brother, E.E. Wood, of 554 Cypress street, Elmira, N.Y., and one sister Mrs. J. D. McClure of Jackson Center, Pa.  The funeral was held from the Roseville Baptist church February 16, the Reverend Orey Crippen officiating; interment in Evergreen cemetery. [Name appears in burial records for Watson Cemetery]

WOOD, Julia (SRGP 05227) MRS. JULIA ALDRICH
 Mrs. Julia A. Aldrich, 83, of Roseville, died Monday evening, April 27, 1953.  Survived by son, Elmer Aldrich of Roseville; daughter, Mrs. Warren Morse of Beaver Dams RD 2; brother, Steve Wood of Millerton RD 1; sister, Mrs. Anna Tomlinson of Troy, PA; 8 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren.  The body is at the family home where friends may call and where the funeral will be held Friday at 2 pm Watson Cemetery, Roseville.

LESTER D. WOOD (SRGP 57479)
 Lester D. Wood, 69 years of age, of RD 1, Mansfield, died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 1986, at his home. He was born Jan. 1, 1917, in Mainesburg, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Dallas Wood. Surviving are two sons, Lester Jr., and Larry, both of Michigan; three daughters, Mrs. Patricia Whitney, RD 1, Mansfield, Diane Shetler, Mount Jewett, and Lesalee Meyer, Long Eddy, NY; nine brothers and sisters, and 11 grandchildren. Graveside services were held Thursday, Nov. 20, at the Watson Cemetery, Roseville. Funeral arrangements were made by the Kuhl-Wilston Funeral Home, Mansfield.

Mr. Sollie WOOD [Solomon Wood – SRGP 02094]
Mr. Sollie Wood, who died in Rutland recently, was one of the best-known residents of that township.  He had been a tax-collector for several years.  (Tuesday, January 13, 1885, The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Tioga Co, Pa.) [Died 29 DEC 1894 – Buried Watson Cemetery]

WOODBURY - OLDROYD, Isabelle C. [SRGP 37269]
Age 79, of Roseville, PA, died April 7, 2007 at home. She was born October 25, 1927 in Jackson Summit, PA, the daughter of Raymond J. and Elizabeth M. Lain Woodbury. Isabelle retired from Yoder's Market in Roseville and was a member of the Jackson Summit Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Rexford; two daughters and a son-in-law, Carolyn Oldroyd, Horseheads, NY, Pamela and LesErik Achey of Roseville; a sister and brother-in-law, Leora and Robert Earley of Lawrenceville, PA; two grandchildren, Erika (Horacio) Moises, Brent (Suzy) Achey; two great-grandchildren, Trent Achey and Kendra Moises. She was predeceased by a son, Clinton, in 1953. Friends are invited to call at the Gary W. Wilston Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 130 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA, Tuesday, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Funeral services will follow there Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Douglas M. Hodge, her Pastor, officiating. Burial in Roseville Cemetery. Memorial contributions in Isabelle's memory may be made to the Jackson Summit Baptist Church, 2851 Rt. 328, Millerton, PA 16936.

WOODWORTH, JOHN (Jack) (SRGP 10788)
 Age 75 of Mansfield, RD 2, Friday March 29, 1974 at the Buffalo Veteran's Hospital.  Friends are invited to call at the Kuhl Funeral Home, Mansfield Sunday evening 7 to 9.  Funeral there Monday at 1 pm.  Rev. Theodore Gould officiating.  Burial in Roseville Cemetery.  Survived by wife, Joyce Soper Woodworth; two sons, Donald of Elmira, Jack of Williamson, NY; one brother, Donald of Detroit, Mich.; four grandchildren.  He was a 26 year employe of the Pennsylvania High Department, retiring in 1959.  Served on the Mexican Border in World War I; was prominent in Tioga County politics, having been a Republican County Committeeman for many years.  He was also Borough Councilman for Roseville and a School Director.  Born Jan. 22, 1899 in Troy, Pa., son of Bert and Grace Walker Woodworth.


 

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WORDEN, BERT (SRGP 06972)


 Bert Worden, 60, died Friday at 1 p.m. at the home of his sister, Mrs. Minnie Wheeler, on Elmira Street, following an illness of three days.  Mr. Worden was the son of William and Caroline Makley Worden, and was born in Rutland Township June 10, 1873.  He spent his entire life in Rutland and vicinity,  here he was respected by all who knew him.  He was a member of the Methodist church of Roseville.  Besides Mrs. Wheeler, Mr. Worden is survived by another sister, Mrs. Louise Baird of Tioga, and one brother, Henry Worden, of Sylvania.  Funeral services were held Sunday at 2 p.m., at the home of Mrs. Wheeler and at 3 p.m. at the Roseville Methodist Church, the Rev. Orey Crippen of Tioga, officiating; interment in the Watson Cemetery at Roseville.   (Handwritten date – 1933)

WORDEN - Louise W. Baird, AGE 89 OF Millerton RD 1, died Tuesday, April 3, 1973 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Mahlon Smith, Millerton, Pa. RD1. Funeral services were at the Kuhl Funeral Home, formerly Shaw and Robena Funeral Home, Mansfield, Friday 1 p.m. Rev. Lawrence Westbrook officiating. Burial in Roseville Cemetery. In addition to her daughter, she is survived by a sister Mrs. Minnie Wheeler of Wellsburg, N.Y.; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. She attended the West Jackson Baptist Church.

Coryland, June 18 Jonas E. WRIGHT, 83, (SRGP 66076) died at 2:30 a.m. today at his home here. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Lydia Wright and one sister, Mrs. Nina S. Chamberlain. The funeral will be held Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at the home.  The Rev. Ora Crippen of the Tioga Baptist Church will officiate. Burial is to be in Watson Cemetery, Roseville, Pa. (handwritten on article 1931)

Lewis M. WRIGHT
Age 78, of Cedar Lane, Dundee, N.Y., Sunday, October 20 1985 at the Soldiers & Sailors Hospital, Penn Yan, N.Y. Friends may call at the Baird Funeral Home, Dundee, Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held at the Roseville Baptist Church, Wednesday, at 2 p.m. Committal service will be held at the Watson Cemetery, Roseville. The Rev. Steven Miller will officiate. Contributions may be made to the Diabetes Association.

WRIGHT - LEWIS M. WRIGHT, age 78, of Cedar Lane, Dundee, NY, died Sunday, October 20, 1985 at the Soldiers & Sailors Hospital, Penn Yan, NY. Friends may call at the Baird Funeral Home, Dundee, Tuesday, from 2-4 and 7-9 pa. Funeral service will be held at the Roseville Baptist Church, Wednesday, at 2 pm. Committal Service will be held at the Watson Cemetery, Roseville. The Rev. Steven Miller will officiate. Contributions may be made to the Diabetes Association. Mr. Wright was born January 17, 1901 in Bronx, NY. He was the son of William and Anna Wright. He was married to Bethaldo Chamberlain for 52 years. He was a member of the Roseville Rod & Gun Club. He was a self-employed lumberman and farmer and has resided in the Dundee area for the past 21 years. He is survived by his wife, Bethaldo; one daughter, Libbie Wright of Athens, PA; four sons, Harold of Watkins Glen, NY, Nathan of Dundee, NY, Jack of Roseville and Thomas of Florence, SC; 10 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; one sister, Anna Premo of Saranac Lake, NY; several nieces and nephews.

LIBBIE ANNA WRIGHT
 Libbie Anna Wright, 51, of Athens, died on Monday, September 14, 1992. She was born on February 19, 1941 in Elmira, the daughter of Lewis and Bethaldo Chamberlain Wright. Ms. Wright was a graduate of Mansfield High School and Mansfield State College and did some graduate work at Elmira College.  She taught grades 1-3 for many years. She is survived by her mother, of Dundee, NY; brothers, Harold of Watkins Glen, Nathan Wright of Dundee, Jack of Elmira and Thomas of Florence, SC; three aunts and one uncle and nephews. Funeral services were held September 17 at the Jenkins Funeral Home in Athens with the Rev. Howard Hockenbury officiating and burial to be in the Watson Cemetery, Roseville. Memorials may be directed to the Spalding Memorial Library, 724 S. Main St., Athens, PA 18810. (TGR, Thursday, September 24, 1992)

MRS. MINERVA WRIGHT Soper (SRGP 14667)
 Mrs. Minerva Wright Soper, wife of Burr Soper, died at her home in Roseville, on Thursday last, of pneumonia, aged 65 years.  The funeral was held from the Methodist church in Roseville, on Saturday afternoon at 2 o’clock, the Rev. Paul Smith officiating.  Mrs. Soper is survived by her husband and one son, William Soper.

WRIGHT, Nina  (SRGP 34685) - MRS. DAVID CHAMBERLAIN
Troy—Mrs. Nina S. Chamberlain, 72, died Saturday, Mar. 14, 1936, at 7:20 a.m. at her home in Budds Corners. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2 p.m. at the home by the Rev. Orey Crippen. Burial will be made in Watson Cemetery, Roseville. She leaves her husband, David, a son Olin, and seven grandchildren.

William John WRIGHT, Jr., 21, of Columbia Cross Roads, Pa. died early Wednesday morning in an automobile accident near the Village of Addison. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. J.Wright, one brother, Louis and one sister, Anna. The funeral will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. in the church in Roseville, Pa., the Rev. Ora Crippen of the Baptist Church at Tioga, Pa., officiating. Burial in the Watson Cemetery at Roseville, Pa.
 

 

YORK Roger D. York [SRGP 08077]

75, of Roseville, died Tuesday May 1, 2012, at home.  He was born April 14, 1937, in Sullivan Township, the son of Ralph and Idella Ashley York.  He worked as the maintenance repairman at the Pennsylvania State Armory in Mansfield for 37 years. His red polka dot hat was often seen at the Roseville United Methodist Church and the York Hollow Hunting Club. He was a Past Master of Friendship Lodge # 247 F&AM.  He is survived by his wife of 43 years, the former Alene Harris; a son, Travis York of Roseville; two daughters, Jennie York of Jackson Center, Grace Marie (Rob) Ransom of Pennsdale; grandchildren, Elijah and Lena Ransom; and siblings, Bird, Grace, Elden and Garry York.  Calling hours will be held at the Roseville United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall on Thursday, May 3, from 4 to 8 p.m. A Masonic service will follow at 8 p.m. A memorial service will be held at the Roseville United Methodist Church on Friday, May 4, at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Roseville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Roseville United Methodist Church, 4118 Route 549, Mansfield, Pa. 16933.  Wellsboro Gazette – May 2, 2012
 

 


Women with lost surnames below - Please inform Joyce if you can identify their surnames and parentage?  They are in order by first name

? MRS. GEORGE B. BAKER – The funeral of Mrs. George B. Baker will be held at the family home at Roseville, Pa., Thursday (April 11, 1929) at 10:30 a.m.  Burial in the Watson Cemetery.  –Elmira Star-Gazette 4/10/1929

? MRS. HARIETT FURMAN
(Furman) - Sweet flowers bloom o'er his body, Which is buried beneath the sod, And his spirit rests in heaven With the almighty God. RESOLUTIONS OF CONDOLENCE - By Members of Chemung Council No. 231, Order of United Friends. - At a regular meeting of Chemung council No. 231, Order of United Friends, held August 31, 1889, the following resolutions were adopted in memory of our deceased sister, Mrs. Hariett FURMAN, who died August 15, 1889: Whereas, It has pleased God to visit her home and take her by disease the beloved mother and our sister, therefore be it Resolved, That we, the members of Chemung council, extend to her family our sincere sympathy in this hour of their bereavement, and commit them to him who doeth all things well. Resolved, That we bow in submission to the will of divine providence in taking away our beloved sister from our midst, and we hope what is our loss has been her gain, and that she has gained that rest that awaits the faithful. Resolved, That our charter be draped in mourning for thirty days in memory of our late sister. Resolved, That a copy of these resolutions be sent to the family of our deceased sister; also that they be spread upon the minutes; also that they be printed in the Sunday Telegram.

WILSON, MRS. BENJAMIN Lucy V. ??? (SRGP 77055) Does anyone know her surname and parentage?
Mrs. Benj. Wilson died Saturday morning at 2 o’clock.  She has been a great sufferer for a long time with a malignant cancer.  Mrs. Wilson was 77 years old.  She leaves to mourn, an aged husband, one son, Thomas Wilson, of Jackson Center, and one daughter with whom she lived,  Mrs. Rouse, who gave the sufferer the best of attention and care during her suffering.  At times it seemed almost impossible for her to endure the strain of lifting and waiting upon her.  The funeral was held at the M. E. Church Monday afternoon at 2 o’clock, Rev. F. M. Smith officiating.  The burial was in charge of A. C. Young assisted by John Heeman, of Troy.  Interment was in Watson cemetery.

? LONGWELL, MRS. PHOEBE  (1834-1907) (SRGP 76544)
 Mrs. Phoebe Longwell, widow of the late Timothy Longwell, died on Wednesday last at her home in Roseville, aged 73 years.  One sister, Mrs. Chapman, of Roseville, survives.  The funeral was held from the home on Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock.

?  MRS. MARY RACKLYEFT  Mrs. Mary Racklyeft, a former resident of Elmira Heights, died Saturday at 11 a.m. at Youngstown, Ohio. She is survived by a son, George Perry of Canandaigua; two daughters, Cora Egan of Elmira Heights; Mrs. Minnie Aberholdt of Youngstown, O. The remains arrived in Elmira over the Erie Railroad toady, at 1 a.m. and were removed to the Ballard funeral home, Elmira Heights. Burial was in the Roseville, Pa., Cemetery, this morning. (handwritten on article Apr. 11, 1936) [Not on Watson Burial Listing under this name]

? Diantha SHERMAN - Mrs. Charles Sherman [Diantha surname unknown SRGP 13608] died at her home in Roseville on Aug. 17, aged 69 years. She is survived by her husband, one son, Eugene Sherman, of Millerton, and daughter, Mrs. Fred Wilcox, of Roseville. The funeral services were held on Aug. 20, at 2 p.m., at the Roseville M. E. church; burial in Rosevillecemetery [Wellsboro Agitator 11 AUG 1911]
  

? WATSON---- Mrs. David Watson, of Job's Corners, died on Monday of last week after a brief illness, and the funeral and interment were at Roseville on the following Wednesday. She leaves a husband and one child. [No first name, last name or date]

Joyce,  I do not find these watsons in watson cemetery list.  I do find them in Gillett cemetery.   [Note from Eleanor LENT Wolfe Sept 2007 

There is also a wife of David Watson in Sylvania cemetery. 
WATSON Elizabeth  7 Mar 1862 72 y w/o David 

Layfette Haven had a daughter Mrs. David Watson of Gillett. 
Layfette 1846-1927 
Miss Lucy Watson of Gillett, spend Sunday with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Laf. Haven  TGR 1918 Watson David C. 1859 1937 
Watson Frances 1870 1929 

Upper Gillett cemetery     http://www.rootsweb.com/~srgp/cemb/ugillett.htm 
I did check the census the above were the parents of Cola, Wayne, Daniel, Lucy, william, Leona, Angeline, Jay, Minnie Hazel, Kenneth and Florence.

 

 

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