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Tri-Counties Genealogy & History by Joyce M. Tice

Clippings, Obituary,  & Scrapbook Section

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Bradford County PA

Chemung County NY

Tioga County PA

 

Mountain Lake Cemetery, Burlington Township, Bradford County, PA 
Obituaries

 

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Joyce's Search Tip - January 2008 

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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. Please send in typed obituaries for people buried in our local cemeteries. If possible include name of newspaper and date. Send typed in your email or in attached Word files. Send to Joyce M. Tice (JoyceTice@aol.com) 


ALEXANDER Dorothy A. Barrett, 99
12/17/2001 Towanda Daily Review
Dorothy A. Barrett, 99, of R.R. 3, Troy, formerly of Daggett, died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2001, at the Bradford County Manor. She was born Aug. 29, 1902, in Mountain Lake, the daughter of Earl and Mertie Jennings Alexander. She and her late husband, Lloyd Barrett, owned and operated a dairy farm in the Mountain Lake area, then the Daggett area. She was a former member of the Mountain Lake Gun Club.  She is survived by her children, Earl Barrett of Okeechobee, Fla., Myrtle Wandell of Athens, Nina (Robert) Barber of Montour Falls, N.Y., Doris Williams of Clifton Springs, N.Y., Lloyd Barrett Jr. of Troy and Fred Barrett of Columbia Cross Roads; 19 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren; sister, Maude Grisland of Troy; special friend, Louise Comfort; and several nieces and nephews She was predeceased by two sons, Howard and Dwayne Barrett; three sisters, Mira Garland, Lora Slater and Gladys Cole; and two brothers, Durand and Claude Alexander. Family and friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Lowery Funeral Home, 225 S. Main St., Athens. Funeral services will immediately follow there, with the Rev. Donald Anderson, pastor of the Athens United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in the Mountain Lake Cemetery, Burlington.

CLAUDE ALEXANDER
 Claude I. Alexander, 87, of Mountain Lake, Towanda, PA died Monday, May 25, 1998 at Memorial Hospital, Towanda. Born July 26, 1910 in Monroe Twp., PA he was a son of the late Earl and Myrtle Jennings Alexander. Claude owned and operated his own dairy farm in Mt. Lake for over 50 years. Surviving are his wife of 63 years, Margaret E. Brown Alexander at home; a son, LaMarr C. Alexander of Towanda RR 3; a grandson and four great-grandchildren; sisters, Dorothy Barrett who is a resident of the Bradford County Manor, Gladys Cole of Burlington, PA, Maude Drislane of Troy, PA; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Donna Alexander; brothers, Fay and Durland Alexander; sisters, Myra Garland and Lila Slater. Interment is to be in the Mt Lake Cemetery, Burlington Twp with arrangements under the direction of the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home in Towanda. (TGR, May 28, 1998)

ALEXANDER –DOROTHY A. BARRETT, 99, of RR 3, Troy, formerly of Daggett, died Sunday, Dec. 15, 2001, at the Bradford County Manor.  She was born Aug. 29, 1902, in Mountain Lake, the daughter of Earl and Mertie Jennings Alexander.  She and her late husband, Lloyd Barrett, owned and operated a dairy farm in the Mountain Lake area, then the Daggett area.  She was a former member of the Mountain Lake Gun Club.  She is survived by her children, Earl Barrett of Okeechobee, Fla., Myrtle Wandell of Athens, Nina (Robert) Barber of Montour Falls, N.Y., Doris Williams of Clifton Springs, N.Y., Lloyd Barrett, Jr. of Troy and Fred Barrett of Columbia Cross Roads; 19 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren; sister, Maude Grisland of troy; special friend, Louise Comfort; and several nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by two sons, Howard and Dwayne Barrett; three sisters, Mira Garland, Lora Slater and Gladys Cole, and two brothers, Durand and Claude Alexander.  Family and friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Lowery funeral Home, 225 S. Main St., Athens.  Funeral services will immediately follow there, with the Rev. Donald Anderson, pastor of the Athens United Methodist Church, officiating.  Burial will be in the Mountain Lake Cemetery, Burlington. –Towanda Daily Review.

ALLEN, E. LOUISE (ALLEN) WOLESLAGLE, 85 of Monroeton (Mountain Lake) Pa., died on Monday, April 9, 2001 at Towanda Memorial Hospital, Towanda.  She was born on Jan. 10, 1916 in Mountain Lake, the daughter of the late Glen and Elizabeth (Madigan) Allen.  Louise was a former member of the Mountain Lake Methodist Church and attended the Independent Baptist Church in Towanda.  Louise was a 1933 graduate of Troy High School.  She was a talented seamstress who owned her own shop.  She was instrumental in the formulation of a support and instructional group for developmentally disabled at the Troy Presbyterian Church from 1958-1962.  Louise was a teachers aide at the former Luthers Mills School, and also taught at the Martha Lloyd School for over 26 years, retiring in 1988.  She was the recipient of the Martha Lloyd award in 1984. Louise is survived by her husband of 60 years, Albert M. Woleslagle at home; children, A. Allen (Gale) Woleslagle of Williamsport, Carol Woleslagle of Troy, Duane G. (Sally) Woleslagle of Mountain Lake, Pa., Joanne (David) Wright of Laceyville, and Gary M. (Sharon) Woleslagle of Montoursville; 14 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sister, Leona Ward of State College, Pa.; several nieces and nephews.  Friends are invited to call at the Gerald W. Vickery, Jr., Funeral Home, Inc., 110 W. Main Street, Troy, Pa., on Wednesday, April 11, 2001 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and on Thursday, April 12, 2001 from 1 to 2 p.m.  The funeral service will immediately follow at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Donn L. Hauser, pastor of the Independent Baptist Church, officiating.  Interment will be in Mountain Lake Cemetery.  Memorial contributions in Louise’s name may be directed to Martha Lloyd Community Services, 190 W. Main Street, Troy, PA or to the Child Evangelism fellowship of Bradford County, RR1 Box 143, Towanda, PA.  –Towanda Daily Review.

ALLEN - MRS. MAE ALLEN CARMAN
Aged 54, died at her home in Burlington Thursday morning, June 23d. She is survived by her husband, Bert Carman, three daughters, Mrs. William Reed, Mrs. Laurence Brown, Mrs. Charles Ballard, all of Burlington; her aged mother, over 86, Mrs. George Allen, Mountain Lake; one sister, Mrs. R. J. Waters, Elmira Heights; two brothers, Mert Allen, Sayre; Lee Allen, Mountain Lake. The funeral was held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the family home. Burial was in Mountain Lake Cemetery.

ALLEN - Survived by 27 Descendants - Sophia Allen Haight died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. George Rockwell Saturday at 11:30 a.m. She was 83 years old. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Fred Baxter of East Troy and Mrs. George Rockwell of West Burlington; and a son, Seward Haight of Luthers Mills. There are  16 grandchildren, and eight great grandchildren. Prayer services will be held at Mrs. Rockwell’s home Tuesday afternoon at 1 o’clock. Funeral will be held at Mountain Lake church Tuesday afternoon at 2 o’clock. Burial will be in Mountain Lake cemetery. The Rev. Roy Brague of Monroeton will officiate.  Mar. 17, 1925 penciled on obit

ANDRUS –ALICE ANDRUS WILSON, 90, widow of R. Charles Wilson, formerly of 14 Locust Ave., Towanda, died Wednesday evening, March 17, 1993, at the Skilled Nursing Unit, Memorial Hospital, Towanda.  Born Nov. 1, 1902, in Grover, Pa., she was a daughter of the late Walter W. and Cora Edna Bailey Andrus.  Alice attended school in Burlington, and was a graduate of Mansfield State Normal School.  She taught school in Litchfield and Mosierville for several years.  In 1924 she married Charles Wilson.  He preceded her in death on Nov. 27, 1982.  She was a member of the Towanda First United Methodist Church and the North Main Street Birthday Club.  Surviving are her son, Charles R. Wilson, professor emeritus of the New York State University at Cortland, N.Y., and his wife, Shirley D. Wilson, both of Cortland, N.Y.; a grandson, Richard C. Wilson, and a great-grandson, Christopher Wilson, both of Chittanango, N.Y.; a brother, Dean Andrus of Elmira; a sister, Dora Walker of Athens; several nieces, nephews and cousins.  The funeral and committal service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 20, 1993, at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda, with the Rev. George Nesbitt, pastor of the Towanda First United Methodist Church, officiating.  Interment will be at a later date in Mountain Lake Cemetery, Burlington Township.  The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.  The family suggest that memorials may be directed to the Skilled Nursing Unit, Memorial Hospital, Towanda, PA or to the organization of one’s choice in Alice A. Wilson’s memory. –Towanda Daily Review.

ANDRUS –DORA M. WALKER, of 118 Maple St., Athens, died Thursday, Sept. 29, 1994, at her home.  Born in Burlington, she was the daughter of Walter and Cora Bailey Andrus.  She was predeceased by her husband, Ernest, in 1987, and her son, Robert, in 1983.  She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law; Donna and Marion Walker Byrd of Potomac, Md.: a daughter-in-law, Jane Walker of Athens; one brother, Dean Andrus of Elmira, N.Y.; her grandchildren: James L. Walker of Binghamton, N.Y., Michael and Patricia Walker of Oxbridge, Mass., and David and Rita Walker of Sayre; her great-grandchildren; Erin, Rachael and Robert Walker of Sayre and McKenzie Walker of Oxbridge, Mass.; and numerous nieces and nephews.  As per Mrs. Walker’s request there will be no calling hours.  A graveside service will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Mountain Lake Cemetery, Towanda RR 3, with the Rev. Jasper Smith officiating.  Memorial donations may be made to the Mountain Lake Cemetery Association, in care of Robert Selleck, RR 3, Box 186, Towanda, Pa. or Guthrie Hospice, RR 4, Box 60A, Towanda, Pa. –Towanda Daily Review.

ANDRUS - HELEN A. WALBORN
 Helen A. Walborn, 66, of RR 3 Burlington, died Monday, May 4, 1992 at Memorial Hospital in Towanda. Born July 14, 1925 in Burlington Township, she was the daughter of the late Leonard R. and Octavia McNeal Andrus.  She was a 1943 graduate of Troy High School. She assisted her husband in the operation of their farm and was employed by GTE/Sylvania and the Rynveld Wreath Company in New Albany. Mrs. Walborn was a member of the Burlington United Methodist Church, the Burlington Lady Lynn Rebekah Lodge No. 259 and Iona Grange No. 272.  She served on the Burlington Township Election Board for 40 years. Surviving are her husband, Donald; daughters and sons-in-law, Beverly and Louis Smith of Pine City, NY and Joan and Donald Dalia of Towanda RR 3; granddaughters, Nicole and Alyson Dalia and grandson, Brandon Dalia; brothers and sisters-in-law, Harold and Edith Andrus of Towanda RR 3, Roy and Diane Andrus of Columbia Cross Roads RD 2; sister and brother-in-law, Dorothy "Dot" and Kenneth Harris, Towanda RR 3; aunts, Dora Walker of Athens and Alice Wilson of Towanda; uncle, Dean Andrus of Elmira; several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by two brothers, Harry and Hugh Andrus. Funeral services were held May 7 (2 pm) at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home in Towanda with the Rev. Jasper Smith and the Rev. Jack Feaster officiating and interment to be in Mountain Lake Cemetery, Burlington Township. The family suggests that memorials be directed to the Moutain Lake Cemetery Association, in care of Robert Selleck Jr., treasurer, RR 3, Box 186, Towanda, PA 18848 in Mrs. Walborn's memory (TGR, Thursday, May 7, 1992)

HUGH D. ANDRUS, 61, of Towanda RD 3 (Burlington Township) died Monday, morning, September 17, 1984, at Memorial Hospital, Towanda.  He was born August 13, 1923 in Burlington Township, the son of Octavia McNeal Andrus and the late Leonard R. Andrus.  Mr. Andrus was a lifetime farmer and at present was in partnership with his son, Russell.  He was a member of the Pennsylvania Farmers Association and the Eastern Milk Producers.  His survivors include his wife the former Ruth Westbrook; two sons, Kenneth Andrus of Towanda RD 5 and Russell Andrus of Towanda RD 3; two daughters, Mrs. Richard (Marjorie) Maynard of Rockingham, N.C. and Mrs. Reynaold “Butch” (Barbara) Harkness of Gillett; his mother Octavia Andrus of Towanda RD 3; 18 grandchildren; one great-grandson; two brothers, Harold Andrus of Mountain Lake and Roy Andrus of Columbia Cross Roads; two sisters, Mrs. Donald (Helen) Walborn and Mrs. Kenneth (Dorothy) Harris, both of Mountain Lake; two aunts; one uncle; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.  He was preceded in death by a brother, Harry R. Andrus of Sayre on June 12, 1964.  Funeral service will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda with the Rev. Steven M. Livermore and the Rev. Williams Barnes officiating.  Interment will be in Mountain Lake Cemetery.  The family will receive friends this afternoon from 3 to 5 p.m. and in the evening from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.  The family requests that memorials be directed to the American Heart Association in his memory.  –Towanda Daily Review.

 

ANDRUS Roy D. Andrus

83, of Columbia Cross Roads, Pa. died Saturday evening, Oct. 1, 2011 at the Bradford County Manor.  Born on June 15, 1928, in Towanda, Pa., Roy was one of six children in the family of the late Leonard and Octavia (McNeal) Andrus. He graduated from Troy High School with the class of 1946. Roy was a well-known cattle dealer in the area. He and his first wife, the former Lois Spencer, dairy farmed on Basket Street in Columbia Cross Roads and operated the Troy Lunch for several years. Roy was a substitute mail carrier and drove van for Troy Schools. He enjoyed hunting and bowling.  On Oct. 4, 1980, Roy married the former Diane Montanye Williams in Alba.  They were stockholders of the Valley Stockyards in Athens and in 1996, purchased the Troy Sales Barn. Roy and Diane enjoyed sharing great times with relatives and many friends while buying or selling cattle, farm stock and lots of treasures. Later Roy especially enjoyed his table friends, Donna, Gert, Ruth and everyone at the Manor. His family truly appreciates the loving care he received from the dedicated staff.  He is survived by his wife Diane; two daughters, Sharon (Al) Calkins and Patricia (Keith) Havens, all of Troy; two stepchildren, Lisa Williams and Rick (Sue) Williams; grandchildren, Ryan (Jodi) Calkins, Randy (Teasha) Calkins, Nick Havens and Rich (Stephanie) Havens; step-grandchildren, Caylin (Dustin) VanDyke and Derek Williams; great-grandchildren, Brooke Calkins, John Calkins, Kendall Calkins and Chace VanDyke; a sister-in-law and two brothers-in-law, Edith Andrus, Donald "Jake" Walborn and Kenneth Harris; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.   Roy was predeceased by five siblings, Harry, Hugh and Harold Andrus, Helen Walborn and Dorothy Harris.  Calling hours are 6 – 8 p.m. on Tuesday and 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 5, at Pepper Funeral Home, Springbrook Drive, in Canton. The funeral and committal services will follow at 11:30 a.m. with Rev. Jasper Smith officiating. Burial will be in Mountain Lake Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, his family suggests your consideration of a memorial in Roy's name to Bradford County Manor's Activity Fund, RR 3 Box 322, Troy, PA 16947.  Towanda Daily Review – October 4, 2011

 

Milton BAILEY died January 2, 1916, at his home in Burlington, after a long illness, aged 89 years.  He was a grandson of Joshua Bailey, one of the earliest settlers on Sugar Creek.  During the last year of the Civil War, he served as a member of Company B, 210th Pennsylvania Volunteers.  He was a man highly esteemed for his uprightness in all the relations of life.  His wife and four daughters survive.  Funeral services under the auspices of Burlington Lodge I.O.O.F. were yesterday.

MERLE S. BAIR SR.
 Merle S. Bair Sr., 62, of Sayre died June 23, 1990 at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre after an extended illness. Born in Lock Haven, PA, August 4, 1927, he was the son of the late William Bair and of Eva Dauberman Moon. Mr. Bair is survived by his wife, Delores, at home; sons, Merle Jr. of Monroeton RD 1, Melvin of Athens RD 1, Milton of Sayre and Marvin, serving in the US Army in Germany; daughters, Carol Pitcher of Candor, NY, Penny Phillips of Sayre, Gail Stedge of Sayre and Jody Raymond of Columbia Cross Roads; 24 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; his mother, Eva Moon of Athens RD 1; three sisters. Funeral services were held June 26 at the Jenkins Funeral Home in Athens with the Rev. Harry Ferguson officiating and burial to be in Mountain Lake, PA with full military honors. Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society, Bradford Unit, at 413 S. Main St., Athens, PA 18810. (TGR, Thursday, June 29, 1990)

BARNES Arthur D. Barnes, age 79, of Burlington, PA died on Thursday, March 2, 2000 at Troy Community Hospital, Troy, PA.  He was born on March, 9, 1920, the son of the late Oscar and Mary Barnes.  Arthur was a mess sergeant in the United States Army during World War II and was a recipient of the American Defense Service Medal and the Asiatic Pacific Service Medal.  He was the owner of Barnes Upholstery in Alba and later in Burlington for over 50 years.  Arthur attended the  Burlington United Methodist Church and the Church on the Hill in Milan.  He is survived by his wife, Jean (Fairbanks) Barnes of Burlington; stepchildren, Mark A. (Alisa) Burlingame of Westfield, NY, Amy J. (Scott) Swackhammer of Burlington, Harriett Mills of Elmira, NY, Marlene (Bill) Aston of Alba and Tracey Segur of Buckhannon, WV; 21 step-grandchildren and 32 step-great-grandchildren ; three step-great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Hazel Benson of Troy; several nieces and nephews including a close nephew, Roger Benson.  He is predeceased by his first wife, Laurissa J. Segur Barnes, a stepson, Elwin Segur and a stepdaughters, Phyllis Johnson.  Graveside services were held March 6 at Mountain Lake Cemetery with the Rev. mark A. Burlingame officiating.  Arrangements were by the Vickery Funeral Home in Troy.  Memorial contributions may be directed to the American Lung Association, 738 S. Main Ave., Scranton, PA 18504; the American Cancer Society, Bradford Unit, 1948 East Third ST., Williamsport, PA 17701 or the Burlington United Methodist Church, RR 1, Box 22, East Smithfield, PA 18817.   “Troy Gazette-Register,” Troy, PA  Thursday, March , 2000

ARTHUR D. BARNES, 79, Burlington, PA, died March 2, 2000 at Troy Community Hospital.  Born on March 9, 1920, he was the son of the late Oscar and Mary Barnes.  He was a Mess Sergeant in the United States Army during World War II and was a recipient of the American Defense Service medal and the Asiatic Pacific Service Medal.  He was owner of Barnes’ Upholstery in Alba and later in Burlington for over 50 years.  Mr. Barnes attended the Burlington United Methodist Church and the Church on the Hill in Milan, PA.  Surviving are his wife, Jean (Fairbanks) Barnes, Burlington, PA; step-children, Mark A. (Alisa) Burlingame, Westfield, NY, Amy J. (Scott) Swackhammer, Burlington, PA, Harriet Mills, Elmira, NY, Marlene (Bill) Jones, Roaring Branch, Beverly (Bill) Aston, Alba and Tracey Segur, Buckhannon, WV; 21 step-grandchildren; including special step-grandchildren, Harley Shores and Bobby Swackhammer, 32 step-great-grandchildren; three step-great-great-grandchildren; sister, Hazel Benson, Troy; several nieces and nephews, including close nephew, Roger Benson.  He is predeceased by his first wife Laurissa J. Segur Barnes; stepson, Elwin Segur, stepdaughter, Phyllis Johnston.  A graveside service was held at Mountain Lake Cemetery, March 6 with the Rev. Mark A. Burlingame officiating.  Memorial contributions may be directed to the American Lung Association, Scranton, PA, the American Cancer Society, Bradford Unit, Williamsport, PA or the Burlington United Methodist Church, RR 1, East Smithfield, PA.  Arrangements were under the direction of the Gerald W. Vickery Jr. Funeral Home, Troy. –Canton Independent Sentinel.

BARRETT Earl Laport Barrett
90, of Okeechobee, Florida, died
October 20, 2010 at 7:35am from a long fight with cancer. Born February 22, 1920 in Burlington, Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late Lloyd Barrett and Dorothy Alexander Barrett in early years. Earl lived a long, happy life, served in the Air Force, was a mechanic at General Electric and married the love of his life Anna Barrett. Directly after he retired, they moved to Okeechobee and have lived in the sunshine state for last 28 years. Earl was predeceased by his wife, Anna Barrett; father, Lloyd Barrett; mother, Dorothy Alexander Barrett; brothers, Howard Barrett, Duane Barrett, Frederick Barrett, Lloyd Barrett, Jr.; and sister, Myrtle (Barrett) Wandell; niece, Ann (Barber) Easling; and nephew, Robert B. Barber, Jr. Earl was survived by sisters, Nina (Bob) Barber and Doris Williams; several nieces; nephews; great nieces; great nephews; and great-great nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends and relatives from 11:00am-12:00pm on Tuesday (Oct 26th) at the Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, 212 E. 4th St., Watkins Glen. A funeral service will follow at 12:00pm. The committal service and burial with military honors will be held at 2:30pm at Mountain Lake Cemetery in Burlington, PA. - Elmira Star Gazette, October 23, 2010

HOWARD E. BARRETT, 71, of Sayre, PA and formerly of LeRaysville, PA died Friday, July 21, 1995 at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre.  Born May 30, 1924 in Burlington Township, he was a son of Dorothy Alexander Barrett and the late Lloyd Barrett Sr.  He was formerly employed by the Troy Machine Co. in troy, PA.  Surviving are his wife, Luella Whirtley Barrett, at home (215 S. Higgins Ave., Sayre); his mother, Dorothy Alexander Barrett of Daggett, PA; two stepchildren; brothers, Frederick Barrett of Columbia Cross Roads, PA, Earl Barrett of Hector, NY, Duane Barrett of Daggett and Lloyd Barrett Jr., also of Daggett; sisters, Nina Barber of Watkins Glen, NY, Doris Williams of Clifton Springs, NY and Myrtle Wandell of Athens; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.  Graveside services were held July 29 at Mountain Lake Cemetery, Burlington Township, PA.  Arrangements were under the direction of the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home in Towanda. –Troy Gazette-Register.

Howard F. BARRETT, 71, of Sayre, PA and formerly of LeRaysville, PA died Friday, July 21, 1995 at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre.  Born May 30, 1924 in Burlington Township, he was a son of Dorothy Alexander Barrett and the Late Lloyd Barrett Sr.  He was formerly employed by the Troy Machine Co. in Troy, PA.  Surviving are his wife, Luella Whirtley Barrett, at home (215 S. Higgins Ave., Sayre); his mother, Dorothy Alexander Barrett of Daggett, PA; two stepchildren; brothers, Frederick Barrett of Columbia Cross Roads, PA, Earl Barrett of Hector, NY Duane Barrett of Daggett and Lloyd Barrett Jr., also of Daggett; sisters, Nina Barber of Watkins Glen, NY, Doris Williams of Clifton Springs, NY and Myrtle Wandell of Athens; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.  Graveside services were held  July 29 at Mountain Lake Cemetery, Burlington Township, PA.  Arrangements were under the direction of the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home in Towanda.  “Troy Gazette-Register,” Troy, PA  Thursday, August 3, 1995

Laporte BARRETT died at his home in Fairview near Mountain Lake, Sunday, at 12 o'clock.  He was 69 years old.  He is survived by his wife, and the following children, Mrs. John Cornish of Troy; George Barrett of Springfield; Lloyd Barrett of Burlington; and Mrs. Alice Bolt of Burlington; one brother Willis Barrett of Waverly.  Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the home.  Burial will be in Mountain Lake Cemetery.

BARRETT - Lloyd L. Barrett Jr., 71, of Troy, formerly of Millerton, Pa., died, Monday, Feb. 4, 2008, at the Bradford County Manor. He was born March 1, 1936 in Mt. Lake, Pa., the son of the late Lloyd L. Sr. and Dorothy Alexander Barrett. He attended Troy High School and was a dairy farmer before retiring in 1985.Lloyd is predeceased by: his brothers, Howard and Duane; and his sister, Myrtle. He is survived by: his siblings and in-laws, Earl Barrett of Florida, Nina and Robert Barber of Watkins Glen, N.Y., Doris Williams of Clifton Springs, N.Y., Frederick and Louise Barrett of Columbia Crossroads; several nieces, nephews, cousins, great-nieces and great-nephews. Friends and family may call on Friday, Feb. 8, 2008 from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Jay E. Lowery Funeral Home, Inc., 225 South Main Street, Athens. Funeral services will follow at the funeral home at 2 p.m. with Rev. Sharon Lowery officiating. Burial will be in the Mt. Lake Cemetery, Burlington Township, Pa. - Sayre Morning Times, 5 February 2008

BAXTER –MARGARET BAXTER PIERCE, 87, widow of Henry R. Pierce of Burlington, died Wednesday, March 15, 2000, at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre.  Born Sept. 14, 1912, in Granville Township, she was a daughter of the late Jesse Ezra and Emma Adelle Randall Baxter.  Margaret was a graduate of the Mansfield Normal School.  She began her teaching career in the Granville Center school in 1931, where she taught for seven years, grades one to four, all in one room.  She subsequently transferred to the West Burlington School, where she taught grades four to six, and to the W.R. Croman School in troy, where she taught third grade.  Mrs. Pierce’s teaching career with the Troy Area School district spanned 28 years until her retirement, in 1974.  She loved teaching and greatly enjoyed communicating with many former pupils who remained in contact with her through the years.  Mrs. Pierce loved the outdoors, traveling, camping, hunting, growing flowers and gardening.  She was a member of the East Granville Baptist Church, Bradford-Sullivan Retired Teachers Association, Pennsylvania State Education Association, National Education Association and American Association of Retired Persons and attended the West Burlington United Methodist Church.  Surviving are her son and daughter-in-law, Dr. William Baxter Pierce and Barbara Pierce of Batavia, N.Y.; granddaughters, Laura Pierce Perisse and her husband, Robert Perisse, of Downington, Pa., Elizabeth Pierce and her husband, Charles Meade, of Washington, D.C., Mary E. Pierce of Batavia, N.Y., and Jill Pierce Boyd and Martin Boyd of Brisbane, Calif.; great-grandchildren, Sage, Wyatt, Gwyneth and Max Perisse, Thomas Pierce Boyd, Sophie Margaret Meade, Henry Meade and Eric Meade; nephews, Dean Rockwell and his wife, Kay Rockwell, and family and Gary Rockwell and his wife, Linda Rockwell and family; sister-in-law, Adelaide Hulslander Pierce and family of Burlington; and special, loyal friends, Karen Schill and Marilyn Harris.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry R. Pierce, on Jan. 4, 1991.  A graveside service will be held Sunday, March 19, 2000, at 2 p.m. at the Mountain Lake Cemetery, Burlington Township, wit the Rev. Mark Brower officiating.  There are no calling hours.  Friends who wish may direct memorial contributions to the Bradford County Library, Troy, Pa. or to the West Burlington Township supervisors in care of John Hulslander, Troy, Pa., for the upkeep of the old schoolhouse building where Mrs. Pierce taught school.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, Towanda. –Towanda Daily Review.

BAXTER Margaret Baxter PIERCE, 87, Burlington, PA died Wednesday, march 15, 2000 at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pa.  Born September 14, 1012 in Granville Twp., PA, she was a daughter of the late Jesse Ezra and Emma Adelle Randall Baxter.  Margaret was a graduate of the Mansfield Normal School.  She began her teaching career in the Granville Center, Pa school in 1931 where she taught for seven years; the school had grades 1-4 all in one room.  She subsequently transferred to the West Burlington school where she taught grades 4-6 and the W.R. Croman school in Troy where she taught third grade.  Mrs. Pierce’s teaching career in the Troy School District spanned 28 years until her retirement in 1974.  She was a member of the East Granville Baptist Church, Bradford-Sullivan Retired Teachers, Pennsylvania State Education Association, National Education Association, American Association of Retired Persons and attended the West Burlington United Methodist Church.  Surviving are her son and daughter-in-law, Dr. William Baxter Pierce and Barbara Pierce of Batavia, NY; granddaughters, Laura Pierce Perisse and her husband Robert Perisse of Downington, PA; Elizabeth Pierce and her husband Charles Meade of Washington, DC; Mary E. Pierce of Batavia, NY; Jill Pierce Boy d and Martin Boyd of Brisbane, CA; nine grandchildren; nephews, Dean Rockwell and his wife Kay Rockwell and family; Gary Adelaide Hulslander Pierce and family of Burlington; special friends, Karen Schill and Marilyn Harris.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry R. Pierce in 1991.  Graveside services were held at the Mt. Lake Cemetery in Burlington Twp. On March 19 with the Rev. Mark Brower officiating.  Arrangements were by the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home in Towanda.  Memorial contributions may be made to:  the Bradford County Library, RR 3, Troy, PA 16947; West Burlington Township Supervisors in care of John Hulslander, RR 3, Troy , PA 16947 for the upkeep of the old school house building where Mrs. Pierce taught school.  “Troy Gazette-Register,” Troy, PA  Thursday, mrch 23, 2000

BEACH  – Mrs. Mae (Beach) Tuttle a respected resident of Burlington township expired last Saturday after an illness of about three weeks. Mrs. Tuttle was 35 years old and the wife of Clayton TUTTLE besides whom she leaves a little daughter. The funeral was held on Wednesday and interment was at Mountain Lake. TGR 1913

BENJAMIN CARRIE
Pruyne, Carrie Benjamin-widow of David Pruyne, died at St Mary’s, Pa., Sunday, March 2. She is survived by two sons, Arnout of Philadelphia, and Howard of Boston; three daughters, Virginia of Athens, Dorothy and Mrs. Zelma Benninger of St Mary’s; one brother, Walter of Durell; one sister, Mrs. Emma Creveling of Durell. Body will arrive at the Soper Funeral Home in Troy Wednesday morning where services will be held Wednesday at 2 pm. Burial will be in Mountain Lake Cemetery, Rev. Arthur Morey officiating.

BENNETT MARY E. SLATER – Towanda, Pa., Feb. 21 – Mrs. Mary E. Slater, 78, died at her home in Burlington, where she has resided for many years, at 5 o’clock this morning as a result of infirmities incident to old age.She is survived by three sons: Daniel of Milan and Roy and George of Burlington.  The deceased is also survived by 12 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren. The funeral will be held at 1:30 o’clock Sunday afternoon at the home of Roy Slater in Burlington and at 2 o’clock in the Methodist church there.  Burial will be made at the Mountain Lake Cemetery.                    (1929 - born June 14, 1851)

WILLIAM E. BENNETT, 79, of Chelsea Park, 924 N. Elmira St., Sayre, Pa., died Friday, Nov. 21, 1997, at his home.  Born June 20, 1918 in Towanda, Pa., he was a son of the late William and Charlotte “Lottie” Barrett Bennett.  William was formerly employed by Madigan’s Farm.  Towanda Sand and Gravel, State Aggregates in Wysox, Casco Feed Mill in Waverly, N.Y. and Electromechanical Corp. in Sayre.  Surviving are a daughter and her fiance, Shirley Brennan and Lewis Tice of Athens; a daughter, Rose Coolbaugh of Athens RR 1; a son and daughter-in-law, Samuel and Mary Bennett of Monroeton RR 1; 13 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and a special close friend, Mary Lane of Sayre.  He was preceded in death by a daughter, Elsie Bennett; a grandson, Richard Woodbeck; two brothers, Henry Bennett and Luther Bennett, and a sister, Clista Gray.  The funeral service will be held Monday, Nov. 24, 1997, at 1 p.m. at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda, with the Rev. Sandra Foster, pastor of the Ulster Methodist Church, officiating.  Interment will be in Mountain Lake Cemetery, Burlington Township, Pa.  The family will receive friends Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.  The family suggests that memorials may be directed to the American Lung Association of Northeast Pennsylvania, Scranton, Pa., or to the American Diabetes Association,  Kirby Health Center Annex., Wilkes-Barre, Pa. in William E. Benentt’s memory. –Towanda Daily Review.

BOLT - Troy Register
Twenty-second Year, #104135, Thursday, November 19, 1903
Mrs. Carrie B. Smith.
Mrs. Carrie BOLT Smith, wife of Seymour Smith died at her home in Fairview, West Burlington township, Sunday November 8th of heart trouble.  Funeral services were held at Fairview Church, Tuesday.  Rev. W. P. Miller preached from the text:  Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord.  Mrs. Smith was 52 years of age, and has always lived in this vicinity.  She leaves a sorrowing husband and granddaughter who lived with her, also a daughter-in-law and two brothers, David Bolt of Fall Brook and Fremont of Fairview.  Mrs. Smith was a member of the M. E. church at Fairview and loved the things of God.

BOOTHE -Mrs. Francis E. Loomis, wife of Joseph Loomis, of Franklindale, died at 8 o'clock last evening after an extended illness from heart trouble. She was in her 80th year. She is survived by her husband and seven children, Robert E. King of New Hampton, NY; Winfield King, Beaver Dams, NY; Mrs. Jeanette Speece, Camden, NJ; Mrs. F. H. Cooper, Erin, NY; Mrs. Gertrude Hughes, Nassau, NY; Joseph R. Loomis and Gerald Loomis at Franklindale. Funeral services will be held on Monday afternoon at the home in Franklindale. Burial in Vroman Hill cemetery. Aug. 11, 1932. Submitted by Patty Shumway pshumway@epix.net

BREECE –MILDRED L. HENRY, 87 of Crestview Court, Athens RD 1 died on Monday, March 20, 1989 at the Robert Packer Hospital.  Born Jan. 28, 1902 in Smithfield Township, she was the daughter of Clarence and Bertha Maynard Breece.  Mrs. Henry was a lifelong resident of Bradford County.  She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Doris Hunt of Athens RD 1; a son and daughter-in-law, Roy and Beryl Ross of Cockeysville, Md.; three grandson, a granddaughter, three great-granddaughters, four great-grandsons, a great-great-granddaughter, several nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her first husband, Roy Ross in September 1926 and her second husband, Allan Henry in August 1969.  Friends may call at the Lowery Funeral Home, 225 S. Main St., Athens from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday.  Funeral services will be held at the funeral home at 1 p.m. Thursday with the Rev. David Watkins, pastor of the Leona United Methodist Church officiating.  Burial will be in Mountain Lake Cemetery.  Memorials may be directed to the Sayre Fire Department Ambulance Corps or the Area Agency on Aging, 701 S. Main St., Athens.  –Towanda Daily Review

 

BROWN Donald A. Brown

84, of 342 Shotgun Hollow Road, Ulster, Pa., died  Tuesday evening Oct. 18, 2011 at his home. Donald was born in Sayre, Pa., on Feb. 3, 1927 the son of Laurence and Irene Carman Brown. He was employed by Walace Roofing in West Burlington, Pa., for 30 years and by E.I. DuPont in Towanda for 13 years until his retirement. Donald was a member of the Grace Baptist Church in East Smithfield, Pa. He enjoyed the outdoors especially hunting.  He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Mabel Cole Brown; sons Dana (Caroline) Brown of Towanda and Kenneth (Karen) Brown of Ulster; grandsons Jeremiah, Anthony and Jonathon Brown; a granddaughter, Haley Brown; a great granddaughter, Lauren Mae Brown; a brother, Laurence Duane (Shirley) Brown of Brooksville, Fla.; and sisters Arlene Brown of Nedrow, N.Y. and Sara Shumway of Towanda.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a son, Dennis Brown in 1968 and brother, Kenneth Brown.  A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011 at the Grace Baptist Church on Ulster-Smithfield Road with his brother, Dr. Duane Brown and nephew, Pastor Kurt Brown officiating. Interment will be private in Mountain Lake Cemetery, Burlington Twp., Pa. The family requests that contributions be directed to the Grace Baptist Church, RR 2 Box 223 B, Ulster, PA 18850 in Donald's memory.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, Towanda, Pa.   Towanda Daily Review – October 20, 2011

 

FRANK P. BROWN, 85, of Towanda RD 3, Burlington Township, died Dec. 25, 1989 at Memorial Hospital, Towanda.  Mr. Brown was born Feb. 13, 1904 in Franklin Township, a son of William and Jenny Williams Brown.  Frank attended the Franklindale Center School and later owned and operated his farm in Burlington Township for many years.  He was also employed on the Lehigh Valley Railroad in Sayre.  He later worked for the Pennsylvania Department of Highways, Towanda, retiring in 1971.  Mr. Brown was a member of the former Franklindale Methodist Church, later attending the Powell United Methodist Church.  He was also a member of the Iona Grange for over 50 years.  Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Darwin (Iona) Slater, Burlington and Mrs. Dale (Shelby) Krise, Canton RD 2; a son, Llewellyn “Lew” Brown, Gillett RD 1; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Harriet Brown, Williamsport; a niece and nephew.  Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, Towanda.  A private funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family.  Interment was in the Mountain Lake Cemetery.  –Canton Independence Sentinel.

REV. DR. KENNETH I. BROWN, 76, of Ulster RR 2, Smithfield Twp., Pa., died and Savior on Friday, April 22, 2005 at Memorial Hospital, Towanda, Pa.  Born Sept. 23, 1928, in Waverly, N.Y., he was the son of the late Laurence Brown and Irene Carmen Brown.  Ken graduated from Troy High School, Troy, Pa. and played baseball for the Burlington Bears.  His family was the owner of the Burlington Bears mascot bear, Meesho.  Ken graduated from Mansfield Teachers College and continued his education at Baptist Bible College and Seminary, Westminster Theological Seminary and Grace Theological Seminary earning a Doctorate in Theology.  Ken taught at the Seminary level in New York, Pennsylvania, California, and Detroit.  He taught at the college level in Pennsylvania and Florida.  He pastured churches in New York, Pennsylvania, California, Indiana and Florida.  He was ordained for the ministry in 1956 at Standfordville Baptist Church, Hallstead, Pa.  His passion was teaching and training men for the ministry.  Former students of Dr. Brown number in the hundreds and are serving in churches, missions, seminaries and colleges across the U.S., India, Africa and Australia.  Ken also was interim pastor numerous times, wrote several booklets and articles, and spoke at many conferences.  He led about 30 tours to the Holy Land, continuing his desire to teach and train individuals in the Bible.  Ken was also an avid hunter, hunting in many states.  He played golf into his 70’s and continued his love of baseball by serving as baseball coach at the collegiate level.  Ken’s four sons are pastors in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New Hampshire, and his daughter is married to a pastor in Maine.  Ken was serving as Pastor Emeritus at Grace Baptist Church in East Smithfield, Pa.  All of his family looks forward to seeing him in heaven again through faith in the Lord Jesus Christ as personal Savior.  Ken is survived by his wife of 53 years, Zelda Joyce Brown, at home; his children, Judy Cole and her husband Rev. Howard Cole, of Augusta, Maine; Rev. Alan Brown and his wife Kathryn Brown of Parsippany, N.J.; Rev. Laurence Brown and his wife Lorie Brown of North Conway, N.H.; Rev. Mark Brown and his wife Debra Brown of Elmira, N.Y.; Rev. Kurt Brown and his wife Dede Brown of East Smithfield, Pa.; his grandchildren, Benjamin and Karis Cole; Tabitha, Aaron, Matthew, Jessica, Rebekah, Sarah, Stephen, Rachel, Timothy, Susan, Robin, Jillian, Laura, Kayla, Zachary, Kendra, Trevor and Tucker Brown; brothers, Donald Brown and his wife Mabel of Ulster; L. Duane Brown and his wife Shirley of Brooksdale, Fla.; sisters, Arlene Brown of Nedrow, N.Y.; Sara Shumway of Towanda, Pa; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.  The funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 26, 2005, at the Independent Baptist Church, Cherry Street, Towanda, Pa., with Rev. Frank Hayman, pastor of the Allegheny Baptist Church, officiating.  Interment will follow in the Mountain Lake Cemetery, Burlington Twp., Pa.  The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. on Monday evening at the Grace Baptist Church, Smithfield Twp., Pa., and from 9 to 10 a.m. on Tuesday morning at the Independent Baptist Church in Towanda.  In lieu of flowers the family suggests that memorial contributions be directed to the Grace Baptist Church Building Fund, RR 2 Box 223B, Ulster, PA in Rev. Kenneth I. Brown’s memory.  –Towanda Daily Review.

LAURENCE E. BROWN
Laurence E. Brown, 93, of Ulster RR 2, Burlington Township, PA, died Monday, March 13, 1995 at his home. Born January 5, 1902 in Smithfield Township, he was a son of the late Herbert Waterman and Sarah McKinney Brown. Laurence was employed by Westinghouse Electric and Sweitzer Aircraft in Elmira. He also farmed most of his life. For many years Mr. Brown was secretary of the local school board and was formerly active in the Grange. Surviving are sons and daughters-in-law, Donald A. and Mabel Brown of Ulster RR 2, Dr. Kenneth I. and Zelda Brown of Ulster RR 2, Dr. L. Duane and Shirley Brown of Parsippany, NJ; a daughter, Arlene Brown of Nedrow, NY; daughters and son-in-law, Sara and Karl Shumway of Towanda RR 3; 18 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren; sister, Mildred Jenny of Ohio; several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Irene Naomi Carman Brown, in 1989. Private funeral services were held with interment to be in Mountain Lake Cemetery. Arrangements were by the Bowen-Farr Funeral Home in Ulster. The family suggests that memorials be directed to the Bradford County Library, RR 3, Troy, PA 16947 in Laurence Brown's memory. (TGR Thursday, March 23, 1995)

FRANK P. BROWN
 Frank P. Brown, 85, of Towanda RD 3 died December 25, 1989 at Memorial Hospital, Towanda. Mr. Brown was born February 13, 1904 in Franklin Township, a son of William and Jenny Williams Brown. Surviving are daughters, Mrs. Darwin (Iona) Slater of Burlington and Mrs. Dale (Shelby) Krise of Canton RD 2; son, Llewellyn "Lew" Brown of Gillett RD 1; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Harriet Brown of Williamsport; a niece and a nephew. Private funeral services were to be held at the convenience of the family with interment to be in Mountain Lake Cemetery.  Arrangements were by the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home in Towanda. (TGR, Thursday, Jan 11, 1990)

BRAUND - GLADYS HOLLENBACK
Gladys Hollenback, 72, wife of Russell W. Hollenback of Burlington Township, Towanda RR 3, PA died Sunday, August 11, 1996 at her home following a brief illness. Born May 18, 1924 in Buffalo, NY she was the daughter of the late Harriett Jennings Braund. Gladys assisted her husband Russell in the operation of their farm in Burlington Township for many years. She was the first women employed by Morse Chain Co. in Ithaca, NY and was the first woman rural mail carrier from the Towanda Post Office where she was employed for 23 years until her retirement. Mrs. Hollenback was a member of Iona Grange No. 272; Lady Lynn Rebekah Lodge No. 259, Burlington; Towanda Garden Club; and the French Choppers Camping Club. She served on the election bard of Burlington Township and also as a volunteer at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre. She is survived by her husband, Russell W. Hollenback, at home; daughters, Mrs. William (Mary) Timm of Athens; Cheryl Carey of Towanda RR 3; a son, Russell G. Hollenback of Towanda, RR 3; grandchildren, Rebecca, Brian and Shawn Carey, Charles, Carletta, Steven, Michael and Jay Stone and Michele, Stacey, Wendy and Julie Hollenback; five stepchildren; ten great-grandchildren; a brother-in-law, Raymond Hollenback of Luthers Mills; a sister-in-law, Veronica Hollenback of East Towanda; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home in Towanda on August 14 (1 p.m.) with the Rev. Jasper Smith officiating and interment to be in Mt. Lake Cemetery, Burlington Township. A memorial service was held by Lady Lynn Rebekah Lodge No. 259. Memorials may be directed to Guthrie Hospice, RR 1, Box 154, Towanda, PA 18848 or the Bradford Unity of the American Cancer Society, 413 S Main St, Athens, PA 18810 in Mrs. Hollenback's memory. (TGR August 15, 1996)

BROOKS –BERTHA B. ALLLEN, 91, formerly of Mountain Lake, died Friday at the Bradford County Manor.  She was born March 17, 1887 in Elmira, the daughter of James and Julia Hill Brooks.  Mrs. Allen’s husband, Llewellyn G. Allen, preceded her in death Dec. 31, 1966.  She is survived by daughters, Mrs. Leon (Marjorie) Smiley of Troy RD 1 and Mrs. Merwin (Norma) Smiley, also of Granville Summit; one son, Donald Allen of W. Melbourne, Fla.; 19 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.  The funeral and committal services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at the Vickery Funeral Home, Troy, with Rev. William Barnes officiating.  Burial will be in Mountain Lake. (Died in June 1978.)

BROWN - Laurence E. Brown, 93
Laurence E. Brown, 93, of Ulster R.R.2, Burlington Township, died Monday morning March 13, 1995, at his home. Born Jan. 5, 1902, in Smithfield Township. He was the son of the late Herbert Waterman and Sarah McKinney Brown. Laurence and his late wife, Irene had lived for over 60 years in the Ulster area. For many years, Mr. Brown was secretary of the local school board, and was formerly active in the grange. He was well known for big game hunting and his large collection of hunting trophies. Laurence was formerly employed by Westinghouse Electric and Sweitzer Aircraft, both in Elmira, but had farmed most of his life, at one time, with his family, working over 1,000 acres with a herd of 300 registered Holstein cattle. He had spent most of his time in passing onto his children and grandchildren the legacy of his hunting, tracking and woodsman skills.Surviving are: three sons and daughters-in-law, Donald A. and Mabel Brown of Ulster R.R. 2, Dr. Kenneth I. and Zelda Brown of Ulster RR2, Dr. L. Duane and Shirley Brown of Parsippany, NJ; a daughter, Arlene Brown of Nedrow, NY; a daughter and son-in-law, Sara and Karl Shumway of Towanda R.R.3; 18 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren; a sister, Mildred Jenny of Ohio; several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Irene Naomi Carman Brown on October 13, 1989. A private funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family. Interment will be in Mountain Lake Cemetery. There are no calling hours. The family suggests that memorials may be directed to :Bradford County Library, RR 3, Troy, Pa 16947 in Laurence Brown's memory. Arrangements are under the direction of Bowen-Farr Funeral Home, Gordon Farr St., Ulster, Pa. Submitted by Patty Shumway

CARMAN Alene A. WEED, 84, of Wellsburg, NY died suddenly Wednesday, July 8, 1998 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Elmira, NY.  She was born July 8, 1913 in Luthers Mills, PA, the daughter of the late Frank and Helen Hall Carman.  Survivors include; a daughter, Virginia Wood of Wellsburg, NY; daughter and son-in-law, Joyce and Fred Seymour of Columbia Cross Roads RR 2; sons and daughters-in-law, Kenneth and Janet Weed of Troy, Gerald and Gracie Weed, also of Troy, Richard and Mickey Weed of Columbia Cross Roads, Max and Darlene Weed, also of Columbia Cross Roads; 19 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren; also several nieces and nephews.  Mrs. Weed was predeceased by her husband, Elmer, in 1994 and a son, Charles in 1996 and a daughter Geraldine in 1931.  Graveside services were held July 10 at the Mountain Lake Cemetery, Mountain Lake, PA.  Arrangements were by the Roberts Funeral Home in Wellsburg, NY.

CARMAN - Irene Brown, Ulster, RD#2, Burlington Township, died Friday morning, Oct. 13, 1989 at her home following a period of deteriorating health. Born in Burlington Township she was the daughter of the late Burton and Mae Allen Carman. She attended the Liberty Corners School and later graduated from the Mansfield State Teachers College. Mrs. Brown taught in the Ulster and Luthers Mills schools for over 30 years. She was a former member of the Order of Eastern Star No. 76 of Towanda and a member of the PSEA and Pennsylvania Retired Teachers Association. Mrs. Brown is survived by her husband of 64 years, Laurence E. Brown, at home; three sons, Donald A. Brown, Ulster RD#2; Dr. Kenneth I. Brown, Clearwater, Fla.; Dr. L. Duane Brown, Parsippany, NJ; two daughters, Arlene Brown, Syracuse, NY; Mrs. D. Karl [Sara] Shumway of Towanda RD#3; 17 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren. The funeral service will be held Monday at noon at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda, with the Rev. Darris M. Hauser, pastor of the Towanda Independent Baptist Church, officiating. Interment will be in Mountain Lake Cemetery. There will be no calling hours at the funeral home.

ARTHUR L. CHILSON, 84, of Burlington died Tuesday, Dec. 15, 1987, at the Troy Community Hospital.  He was born in Burlington Township Sept. 23, 1903, the son of Leonard W. and Elizabeth Crane Chilson.  He was a mechanic by trade and he operated garages in East Troy and East Smithfield.  He was also a farmer.   He was a member of the East Troy Odd Fellows Lodge No. 1666 and a member of the Burlington United Methodist Church.  On April 16, 1936, he married Bernadeen Swartwood.  She predeceased him on Jan. 21. 1975.  He is survived by a step-daughter Mrs. Leslie (Edna) Wittie of Milan; a sister, Mrs. Bono (Orpha) VanNoy of West Burlington; a brother, Samuel Chilson of Covington, Pa.; three step-grandchildren, five step-great-grandchildren and one step-great-great-grandchild; several nieces and nephews.  There will be no visitation.  The funeral service will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at the Vickery Funeral Home in Troy with the Rev. Steven Livermore officiating.  Burial will be in Mountain Lake Cemetery.  Memorials may be directed to the Burlington United Methodist Church or the charity of your choice.  Towanda Daily Review.

CHILSON - Funeral services for the late Mrs. Martha A. Ellis, 80, were held at the home of her daughter, Mrs. James [Laura] Wrisley, Sr., in Monroeton on Saturday, Sept. 22 at 2 p.m. Rev. Leon Northrop, former pastor of the Monroeton Methodist church officiated, assisted by Rev. Fenton Bennett. The pallbearers were Dan Green, Ray Roof, Harry Dodge, F.B. Willey, A.C. Mott and Fred Rockwell. Burial was made in Mountain Lake cemetery. Mrs. Ellis was the widow of the late Job Ellis, to whom she was married in 1886. They spent the early part of their life on a farm in Franklindale, were they were highly regarded. About 30 years ago they moved to Monroeton. Mr. Ellis died 20 years ago, and since that time Mrs. Ellis had made her home with her daughter. For the past nine years she had been an invalid, but maintained her cheerfulness and was a patient sufferer. She had the respect and admiration of those who came in contact with her, being of keen intelligence, kind disposition and always considerate of the welfare of her family. [Rest of obit missing]  1946 penciled on obit   [Maiden name found on Marriage records of Joyce M. Tice website - married 3 July 1886; dau. of  Benjamin & Mary Chilson]

 

CHUBB LaVerne Chubb Haight

79, widow of Keith S. "Bill" Haight Sr. of North Towanda, Pa., died Friday, May 27, 2011 at Memorial Hospital, North Towanda Township, Pa. LaVerne was born in Chicago, Ill. on Nov. 6, 1931, a daughter of the late Nelson Chubb Sr. and Marie J. Martens Chubb.  She was employed by the Bradford County Sanitation Committee for 27 years as Administrative Secretary and Assistant Treasurer until her retirement in June of 2000.  Her main interest in life surrounded her home and family.  LaVerne was a member of the North Towanda United Methodist Church.  She is survived by her children: Marie J. Cory and husband Harold of Monroeton, James A. Haight and wife Hilary of Franklindale, Keith S. Haight Jr. and wife Chris of Oxford, Pa., Connie Sheldon and husband Mark of Roswell, N.M., Donald B. Haight and wife Largo of Fulton, Mo.; 16 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Lois Chubb of Chicago, Ill.; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Joyce and Ted Danielski of Wysox; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Keith S. "Bill" Haight Sr. on April 25, 2011; sons Russell Allyn on April 21, 1957, William C. Haight on July 22, 1987; brothers George K. Chubb and Nelson Chubb Jr.; brothers-in-law Wayne Haight and Reginald Allen "Snapper" Haight; and sisters-in-law, Helen Chubb, Beverly Jean Vough and Leota Tinklepaugh.  The funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda, Pa., with the Rev. Jean Montgomery, pastor of the North Towanda United Methodist Church, officiating.  The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. Interment will be at 11 a.m. on Friday in the Mountain Lake Cemetery, Burlington Twp., Pa.   The family suggests that memorial contributions may be directed to the North Towanda United Methodist Church in care of Jake Guffey, Treasurer, 3377 Sugar Creek Road, Towanda, PA 18848 in LaVerne's memory.  Towanda Daily Review  - May 29, 2011

 

CLARK - Patricia "Pat" Trollman, 74, of Waverly, N.Y., died on Monday, Dec. 21, 2009, at the Robert Packer Hospital following a brief illness.  Pat was born on Feb. 27, 1935, in Elmira, N.Y., the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Clark.  She was a member of the Red Hat Society, and an avid bowler. Pat attended the Valley Stockyards on Mondays and all of the auctions at Fraleys. She was an avid collector of many, many bears, including stuffed ones, ceramic, and jewelry. Pat also enjoyed gardening, and crocheting.  She is predeceased by her husband Joseph in 2004 and son Steven in 1955.  Pat is survived by: her children, Linda and Roy Hall of Athens, Pa., Leonard Trollman of La., Patrick Trollman of Waverly, N.Y., Darlene and Robert VanAlstine of Sayre, Pa., Cathy and Arthur Mabb of Albany, N.Y., and Pernell and Jen Trollman of Sayre, Pa.; grandchildren Rebecca Henley, Anthony Henley, Josh Hill, Joe Trollman, and Mason Trollman; step-grandchildren Jessica, Jolene, and Jason VanAlstine, and Casey and Emily Lattimer; seven great-grandchildren; special friend Connie; and many other friends.  Friends and family may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 26, 2009, at the Jay E. Lowery Funeral Home Inc., 225 S. Main St., Athens, Pa. Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. at the funeral home with Rev. William Wells officiating. Burial will be in Mountain Lake Cemetery, Burlington, Pa., at the convenience of the family.  23 Dec. 2009, Towanda Daily Review.

COLE - VERA H. CUMMINGS
 Vera H. Cummings, 61, of Apopka, FL and formerly of Lawrenceville, PA, died at the Florida Hospital on Monday, November 21, 1994.  She was the widow of Emmett W. Cummings. She was born November 11, 1933 in Ellenton, PA, the daughter of the late Albert and Catherine Bohart Cole. Surviving are sons, Dennis Castle of Apopka, FL, Dale Castle of Watertown, NY, Allen Castle of Bainbridge, NY, David Castle of Apopka and Steve Castle of Canton; daughters, Candis Kipp of Canton, Linda Ujcic of Apopka and Cathy Coleman of New London, OH; 22 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Funeral services were held at the Morse and Kleese Funeral Home in Canton on November 26 with the Rev. Jasper Smith officiating and interment to be in Mountain Lake Cemetery, West Burlington. (TGR, Thursday, December 1, 1994)

COOLBAUGH –IRENE B. COOLBAUGH HAIGHT, 72, widow of R. Allyn “Snapper’ Haight, formerly of Towanda, died Wednesday morning, July 11, 2001, at the Bradford County Manor, West Burlington.  Born July 31, 1928, in Little Meadows, Pa., she was a daughter of the late Guy R. and Rena Wheeler Coolbaugh.  Irene married R. Allyn “Snapper” Haight on Feb. 21, 1945, in New Albany.  Irene was formerly employed as a waitress by several area restaurants.  Her main interest in life encompassed her home and family.  Irene enjoyed working as a volunteer at the Senior Citizens Building in Towanda, sewing, baking and gardening.  Surviving are three daughters and sons-in-law, Jeanette and Jack Wright of Cordova, S.C., Brenda and James McClintic of Towanda RR3, and Karen and Ronald Hooks of Towanda RR3; three grandchildren, Brett Schrader of Laceyville, Kelly Jackson of Sayre and Whitney Hooks of Towanda RR3; three great-grandchildren, Stefiny Thomas, Alexis Schrader, Nathan Ally Schrader; three brothers, Robert Coolbaugh of Athens RR1, Philip Coolbaugh of Waverly, N.Y., and Richard Coolbaugh of Towanda; a sister, Hazel Goss of Towanda; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.  She was preceded in death by her husband, R. Allyn “Snapper” Haight, on July 27, 1985, and by a brother Rodney Coolbaugh.  The funeral service will be held Saturday, July 14, 2001, at 11 a.m. at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda, with Pastor Donn L. Hauser of the Independent Baptist Church, Towanda, officiating.  Interment will be in Mountain Lake Cemetery, Burlington Township.  The family will receive friends on Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.  The family suggests that memorial contributions may be directed to the American Diabetes Association, 2040 Linglestown Road Suite 106, Harrisburg, Pa. in Mrs. Haight’s memory.  –Towanda Daily Review, July 12, 2001.

 

CRAIG Bruce Craig

62, of Sayre, Pa., died late Friday evening, Jan. 4, 2013 at the Ashton Healthcare Center in Athens, Pa.  Bruce was born August 8, 1950 in Syracuse, N.Y., the son of James and Elizabeth Murphy Craig. He was a graduate of Lynbrook High School, Long Island, N.Y., class of 1969 and later attended Corning Community College in Corning, N.Y. Bruce served in the U.S. Navy and in early years worked in construction in New York City. After moving to Bradford County, he was employed by the Sayre Post Office and later served as postmaster at the Ulster Post Office until his retirement in 2006. Bruce enjoyed spending time with his family, reading and playing golf.  Surviving are: His daughter, Jennifer Britt of Sea Cliff, N.Y.; two grandchildren; brothers, James Craig of Binghamton, N.Y., Timothy Craig of Burlington, Pa., Kenneth (Patricia) Craig of Sayre, Pa., Brian Craig of Cary, N.C., John (Carolyn) Craig of Troy, Mich., sisters, Elizabeth (Thomas) Hughes of Port Washington, N.Y., Lorraine Craig of Memphis, Tenn., 14 nieces and nephews, and cousins.  In addition to his parents Bruce was preceded in death by a brother, Thomas Craig.  Amass of Christian burial will be celebrated Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. at the Church of the Epiphany, South Elmer Ave. Sayre, Pa.  Interment will be in the Mountain Lake Cemetery, Burlington Twp., Pa., with Towanda American Legion Post No. 42 according full military honors. Arrangements are under the direction of the Alteri Bowen Funeral Home 314 Desmond St. Sayre, Pa. There are no calling hours.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Sayre Public Library, 122 S. Elmer Ave. Sayre, Pa., 18840 or to the charity of one’s choice in memory of Bruce Craig.   Sayre Morning Times – January 7, 2013

 

EMMETT CUMMINGS, 61, of 213 So. Lake Pleasant Road, Apopka, Fla., died Friday, July 27, 1990, in Apopka, Fla.  He was born July 15, 1929, in Lindley, N.Y., the son of Leslie and Iva Welty Cummings.  Mr. Cummings was a laborer for many years and a veteran of the U.S. Air force for four years.  Surviving are his wife; Vera Cole Cummings of Apopka, Fla.; eight stepchildren, two sisters, Esther McCauley of Canton; Grace Cummings of Towanda; a brother, Lloyd Cummings of Georgia; 22 grandchildren, three aunts, six nieces, five nephews and several cousins.  He was predeceased by his father, Leslie Cummings on Aug. 18, 1970; his mother, Iva Welty Cummings on Feb. 14, 1983; two infant brothers, Emerson in 1930; and Floyd in 1944; two infant sisters, Wilma in 1933; and Mabel in 1938.  The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1, 1990, at the Morse and Kleese Funeral Home, 40 N. Center St., Canton with the Rev. Will Strunk, officiating.  Interment will be in the Mountain Lake Cemetery, West Burlington.  Friends may call at the funeral home from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday and 1-2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.  –Towanda Daily Review.
 

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