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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.
BROSTROM, Robert C., Sr. - Robert C. "Bob" Brostrom, Sr., 68, of Wellsboro, died on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. He was born on May 10, 1949, in Philadelphia, a son of the late Carl and Sylvia (Fulmer) Brostrom and was raised by his two aunts and an uncle, Mildred Brostrom, Edith Brostrom and Herbert "Hib" Brostrom after his mother passed away. He was married for almost 50 years to Linda L. (Louden) Brostrom. He was a gunsmith, diesel mechanic, truck driver, jack-of-all-trades and enjoyed fishing and shooting. He was a member of Tioga Lodge # 373 F & AM, life member of the NRA, enjoyed participating in the Tioga County Early Days, watching his squirrels and birds and was a very proud American. His Native American name was Listening Eagle. Bob is survived by his wife, Linda; two sons and daughter-in-law, Robert Brostrom, Jr. (Heather Horn) of Wellsboro, Michael and Brostrom of Wellsboro; brothers, John (Patricia) Gall of Perkasie, William Gall of Roanoke, Va., Steve and Gall of Doylestown, Chris and Diane Gall of Doylestown; sisters, Lynn Williams of Pleasant Valley, Cheryl and William Brown of San Jose, Calif.; grandchildren, Michael "Pugsley" Brostrom, Allyson "Ally Bird" Brostrom and "Schroeder" Mayer. A viewing will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 13, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., Wellsboro. www.carletonfh.com Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Sept. 14, at the funeral home at 11a.m., with Judi Savoy officiating. Interment will be in the Antrim Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Morris Firemen's Ambulance Association, P.O. Box 11, Morris, Pa. 16938. - Mansfield Gazette, 14 September 2017
ROBERT C. ‘BOB’ BROSTROM SR., age 68, of Wellsboro, PA, died on Sunday, September 10, 2017. He was born on May 10, 1949 in Philadelphia, PA, a son of the late Carl and Sylvia (Fulmer) Brostrom and was raised by his two aunts and an uncle: Mildred Brostrom, Edith Brostrom and Herbert “Hib” Brostrom after his mother passed away. He was married for almost 50 years to Linda L. (Louden) Brostrom and was a gunsmith, diesel mechanic, truck driver, jack-of-all-trades and enjoyed fishing and shooting. He was a member of Tioga Lodge # 373 F & AM, life member of the NRA, enjoyed participating in the Tioga County early days, watching his squirrels and birds and was a very proud American. His Native American name was Listening Eagle. Bob is survived by his wife: Linda, two sons and daughter-in-law: Robert Brostrom, Jr. (Heather Horn) of Wellsboro, PA, Michael and Stephenie Brostrom of Wellsboro, PA, brothers: John (Patricia) Gall of Perkasie, PA, William Gall of Roanoke, VA, Steve and Fleurrette Gall of Doylestown, PA, Chris and Diane Gall of Doylestown, PA, sisters: Lynn Williams of Pleasant Valley, PA, Cheryl and William Brown of San Jose, CA, grandchildren: Michael “Pugsley” Brostrom, Allyson “Ally Bird” Brostrom and Channelle “Schroeder” Mayer. A viewing will be held on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 from 6 to 8 PM at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., Wellsboro, PA. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 14, 2017 at the funeral home at 11:00 AM with Judi Savoy officiating. Interment will be in the Antrim Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Morris Firemen’s Ambulance Association, P.O. Box 11, Morris, PA. –Elmira Star-Gazette 9/12/2017
Wellsboro Agitator, Tioga, PA - Wed., August 16, 1933, Pg 1
Andrew Carlson, aged 79 years, of Morris, died Wednesday afternoon at 12:30 o'clock [8/9/1933]. The funeral was held Saturday afternoon at the home, Rev. Mr. Bergendorf, of Arnot, officiating; burial at Antrim. Mr. Carlson is survived by seven children - Charles, Alec and Ellen of Morris; Mrs. William Bowman of Elmira; Mrs. Leo Hughes and Gus Carlson of Olean, and Harry Carlson of Jamestown; also by a brother, Gus Carlson of Wellsboro. Mr. Carlson was in business in Morris for many years and was well known and highly esteemed.
HOWARD E. CLINTON
Howard "Gene" E. Clinton, 49, of Middlebury Center, formerly of Wrightsville, died Sunday, Nov. 7, 2004 at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital in Wellsboro. He was born Aug. 2, 1955 the son of Jennie (Sauder) Caracher of Wrightsville and the late Howard M. Clinton, Jr. He served in the United States Army and was formerly employed by PennDOT of York and Stone Container of York. He was a member of the Yorkanna Game and Gun Club and the American Legion Post 469 of Wrightsville. He is survived by his wife, Frances Clinton of Middlebury Center. Survivors include three sisters, Linda Fake Fischer of York, Jody Clinton of Altoona, Dee Harman of Wrightsville; three brothers, Randy Clinton of Columbia, Keith Clinton of Yorkanna, Rodney Clinton of York; son, Ryan Ritter of York; step-daughter, Karina (Tim) Taft of Middlebury Center; step-son, Robert Baker of Wellsboro; six grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a grandson, Tyson Taft. Services will be private. Burial will be in Antrim Cemetery. The family will receive friends and relatives at a luncheon on Saturday, Nov. 13 at 2:30 p.m. at the Christian Missionary Alliance Church in Holliday. Arrangements are being handled by Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, a "Life Celebration Home," 139 Main St., Wellsboro.
COSTLEY & DAVIS - LINDFORD R. COSTLEY, MARY JANE COSTLEY: Funeral services were held jointly at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Tussey Funeral Home for Lindford R. Costley, 30, and his wife, Mary Jane Costley, 18, both of Wellsboro RD 1, who died Friday evening of injuries sustained in a car-motorcycle accident. Mr. Costley was born Aug. 24, 1941 in Blossburg, son of Leon and Minnie Zinck Costley. He was a member of the Antrim Baptist Church and was employed by Borden Milk Co. In addition to his parents of Wellsboro RD 1, he is survived by four brothers, Ronald of Osceola, Maynard of Ithaca, Leonard and Leon Jr. of Wellsboro RD 1, a sister, Mrs. Cornelia Scarborough of Wellsboro. Mrs. Costley was born Aug. 15, 1953 in Wellsboro, daughter of Samuel and Antoninette Krystoff Davis. She was a communicant of St. John’s Catholic Church, Antrim. In addition to her parents of Wellsboro RD 1, she is survived by two brothers, John and Patrick Davis of Wellsboro RD 1; paternal grandmother, Mrs. Jennie Davis of Wellsboro RD and maternal grandmother, Mrs. John Krystoff of Wellsboro RD 1. Officiating at the services were the Rev. Msgr. John J. O’Brien of St. John’s Catholic Church and the Rev. George Niles of the Antrim Baptist Church. Burial was in Antrim Cemetery.
Costley, Linford Ray age 22, of R.D. 1 Wellsboro, Friday, August 11, 1972 at Soldiers and Sailors Hospital as a result of a motorcycle accident. Friends may call at the Tussey Funeral Home, Sunday evening 7 to 9 p.m. Double funeral services there Monday at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. John J. O’Brien and Rev. George Niles officiating. Burial in Antrim Cemetery. Survived by parents, Mr. and Mrs. Leon Costley at R.D. 1 Wellsboro; four brothers, Ronald of Osceola, Pa. Maynard at Ithaca, N.Y., Leonard and Leon Jr. both of R.S.1 Wellsboro; sister, Mrs. Carnelia Scarborough of R.D.1 Wellsboro. He was an employee of Borden’s Milk Co. and a member of the Antrim Baptist Church. Note: (Wife also died in accident she is listed under Davis)
WAYNE COSTLEY, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Archie A. Costley of Carlton Avenue died at 6 p.m. Saturday (Sept. 6, 1930) at the family home aged seven weeks. He is survived by the parents, one sister, Marie at home; and his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Shalborn of Wellsboro, Pa. The remains will be removed Wednesday at 9 a.m. to Antrim, Pa. where the funeral will be held at 11:30 a.m. Burial will be in the Antrim Cemetery. –Elmira Star-Gazette 9/7/1930
COUPE – The infant daughter [Sue Ann] of Mr. & Mrs. John Coupe, Corning RD3 NY, died in the Wellsboro Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital Friday, July 9, 1954. She was born July 7, 1954. Besides her parents she is survived by one brother, Thomas; and one sister, Marjorie, both at home; her paternal grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. Percy Coupe, Antrim; and her maternal grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. Charles Poole, Ledbery, England. Services and burial will be in the cemetery at Antrim at the convenience of the family. – Wellsboro Agitator, July 1954
CROOKS - Mary E. Zuchowski, 74, of Wellsboro RR1, died Sunday, Dec. 27, 1992, at Broad Acres Nursing Home, Charleston Township, after a lengthy illness. Born Feb. 23, 1918, at Antrim, she was the daughter of John and Leah Fox Crooks. She was a retired cook and cafeteria manager for the Wellsboro Area School District and member of the Trinity Episcopal Church, Antrim. Surviving are her husband, Joseph M. Zuchowski Jr.; two daughters and sons-in-law, Gloria and Charles Schmitt of Liverpool, NY and Joanne and Lewis Niles of Wellsboro; one sister, Helen Klipfel of St. Petersburg, Fla.; several nieces and nephews; three grandchildren, five great-grandchildren. A private service was held at the convenience of the family. Burial was made at the Antrim Cemetery, Duncan Township. Memorial donations may be made to the Trinity Episcopal Church, RR1, Wellsboro, PA 16901 or Broad Acres Nursing Home, RR3, Box 249, Wellsboro. - Wellsboro Gazette, 30 December 1992, p10
DONNELLY William J.
Age 77, of Main Street, Antrim, PA, died November 13, 2007 at his home. Bill was born March 23, 1930 in Philadelphia, PA, the son of the late Joseph and Elizabeth Volk Donnelly. He was a warehouse manager for Huff Paper Company, purchasing manager and warehouse manager for Buff Henley Paper Company, courier for Protective Motor Service (Armored Car), and captain of security at Veterans Stadium in Philadelphia. Bill was of the Catholic faith and enjoyed life and helping other people. He was an avid Philadelphia sports fan and active in community concerns. Bill was an Army Veteran during the Korean Conflict. Surviving are son and daughter-in-law, William (Diane) Donnelly, Jr., Philadelphia, PA; daughters and sons-in-law, Laura (Mathias) Schumann, Tucson, AZ, Denise (Gary) Weigl, Tucson, AZ, and Valerie Maloy, Philadelphia, PA; ten grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; brother, John Donnelly; sisters, Elizabeth Boykin, Middlebury Ctr., PA, Jeanette Dawson, Antrim, PA, Josephine Sherwood, Antrim, PA, and Patricia Hyland, Antrim, PA; beloved friend, Martha Hummell. He was preceded in death by a sister, Gertrude Delange. Friends and family are invited to Bill's Life Celebration on Saturday, November 17, 2007, from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. at St. Peter's Catholic Church, Central Avenue, Wellsboro, PA. Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 10:00 a.m. at St. Peter's with Rev. Joseph Manarchuck officiating. Burial in Antrim Cemetery. If desired, memorials in Bill's memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, Tioga County Unit, 1948 East Third Street, Williamsport, PA 17701; or to the Antrim Cemetery Association. Arrangements by Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, 139 Main Street, Wellsboro, PA 16901. Published in the Star-Gazette on 11/15/2007.
GARLAND Leah M MaKinster
68, of Wellsboro, formerly of Pittsburgh PA, died September 26th, 2010. She was the wife of the late Walter H. MaKinster. She was the daughter of the late Lester E. Garland and Estelle May Garland of Chicago, IL. Leah was a book keeper and a school teacher as well as an active member of Glenshaw Presbyterian Church where she was a Sunday School teacher for 30 years and a Deacon. She enjoyed her grandchildren, Nascar racing, Penn State football and had a love of books. Surviving are her sons, James (Jeanine Ferrence) MaKinster of Waterloo, NY, and Michael (Joanna) MaKinster, of Atlanta GA; daughter, Amy (Jim) Burkhart of Pittsburgh, PA; five grandchildren, Jake and Josh Burkhart of Pittsburgh, Aidan, Madeline and Drew MaKinster of Waterloo NY and our extended family Nancy Brooks, Wendy, Joe and John Barr of MA. A memorial service will be held on Saturday October 9, 2010 at 11:00 A.M. at Oregon Hill Grace Chapel in Morris PA with Rev. Lon Williams officiating, friends and family welcome. Burial in Antrim Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Shaler North Hills Library, 1822 Mount Royal Blvd., Glenshaw, PA 15116 or Green Free Library, 134 Main St., Wellsboro, PA 16901. The Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory & Monuments, PC, 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA is assisting the family. - Buckheit Funeral Chapel obit, September 29, 2010
FRANK J. KAGENSKI
Frank J. Kagenski, age 83 of RD 1, Wellsboro, died on Saturday, December 25, 1976 at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital in Wellsboro. Mass of Christian burial was held Tuesday at 10 am in St. Peter's Catholic Church with the Rev. Thomas J. Hannigan as the celebrant. Burial was in Antrim Cemetery. He is survived by three daughters, Miss Mary Kagenski, Miss Hedvig Kagenski, both of RD 1, Wellsboro and Mrs. George (Ethel) Warriner of Wellsboro; two sons, Joseph of Elmira Heights, and Frank of Trout Run; one sister, Mrs. Anna Janeski of Elmira; 14 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren. He was a member of St. John's Catholic Church, Antrim, and was a retired employee of the Wellsboro Division of Corning Glass. (Wellsboro Gazette, Wellsboro, PA, Wednesday, Dec. 29, 1976)
KING Elizabeth "Beth" K. Patt
54, of Wellsboro, died Sunday, July 14, 2013, at her residence. She was the wife of Frank Patt whom she married on Sept. 19, 1981. Beth was born in Bedford County on May 26, 1959, the daughter of Earl and Martha Blanch Imes King. She was a clerk for District Justice, Rob Repard. Beth was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church. She enjoyed quilting, gardening and cooking. Beth loved to spend time with her family. Surviving are her husband, Frank; two daughters and sons-in-law, Erin Trout (Bryon) of Green Lane, Allison Dupaya (Ryan) of Reisterstown, Md., daughter, Rachel Patt of Wellsboro; her father, Earl King of Everett; one grandson, Jarek Trout of Green Lane; three sisters, Bev Easton (Eric) of Everett, Becky Philip (Larry) of Garrett, Billie Jo Dunkle (Ray) of Middletown; brother, Steve King of Everett and many nieces and nephews. Beth was preceded in death by her mother, Martha and sister-in-law, Sharon King. Friends and family are invited to Beth's Life Celebration on Wednesday, July 17, from 2 to 4 p.m., and 6 to 8 p.m., at Tussey- Mosher Funeral Home, Ltd., "A Life Celebration Home," 139 Main St., Wellsboro. Funeral will be Thursday, July 18, at 11 a.m., at St. Peter's Catholic Church with Fr. John Chmil officiating. Burial will be at Antrim Cemetery. Memorials may be made in Beth's name to Susquehanna Hospice, 24 Walnut St., Wellsboro, Pa. 16901 or Antrim Cemetery Fund, 33 1/2 Nichols St., Wellsboro, Pa. 16901. Wellsboro Gazette – July 16, 2013
STANLEY ANDREW LEACH
Stanley Andrew Leach, age 81, of Antrim, Pa., died Monday, March 25, 1974 at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital. Recitation of Prayers will be held Wednesday evening at 7:30 pm at the Tussey Funeral Home. Requiem Mass Thursday at 10:30 am, St. Peter's Catholic Church with Rev. Thomas Hannigan officiating. Burial in Antrim Cemetery. He is survived by his wife, Veronica Zuchowski Leach of Antrim; son, John Signor of Fredonia, NY; sister, Mrs. John Bulas of Elmira, NY; two grandchildren, four great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was a communicant of St. John's Catholic Church and a retired State Highway Employee.
MAKINSTER Walter H
Walter H. Makinster, 68, of 33 F Street, Wellsboro, died June 7, 2008 at Broad Acres. He was the husband of Leah Garland MaKinster whom he married June 10, 1963. Walter was born December 18, 1939 in Blossburg, the son of the late James (Mac) and Mildred Bailey MaKinster. He was a salesman for Pitt Chemical, member of the Glenshaw Presbyterian Church, and enjoyed hunting, fishing and was an enthusiastic of NASCAR and Penn State sports. Surviving are his wife, Leah; sons, James (Jeanine Ferrence) MaKinster, Waterloo, NY, and Michael (Joanna) MaKinster, Atlanta, GA; daughter, Amy (Jim) Burkhart, Pittsburgh; four grandchildren, Jake and Joshua Burkhart of Pittsburgh, and Aidan and Madeline MaKinster of Waterloo, NY; five cousins with whom Walter was quite close; Roberta (Tom) Johnston, Penny Bailey Mase, Sally (Kevin) Marmara, Jan Bailey and Tracy Ladue. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, June 14, 2008 at 11:00 A.M. at Oregon Hill Grace Chapel with Rev. Lon Williams officiating. Burial in Antrim Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Morris Ambulance Association, P.O. Box 95, Morris, PA 16938, whose kindness and compassion are greatly appreciated by the MaKinster family. Arrangements by Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, a Life Celebration Home, 139 Main Street, Wellsboro
MORGAN, Deboral L. - Deboral L. (Morgan) Orr, 62, of Antrim, PA passed away on January 6, 2018 at Williamsport Regional Hospital. She was the wife of Robert J. Orr, they shared over 42 years of marriage together. Deboral was born February 2, 1955 in Blossburg, PA. She was the daughter of the late Elwyn and Louise (Dawson) Morgan. Deboral was a homemaker. She adored spending time with her granddaughter, Madilyn. She had many interests; she liked to fish, loved animals especially her cats; was an avid birdwatcher and enjoyed watching the deer. Deboral will be remembered for her big heart and selfless personality. Surviving in addition to her husband Robert, is her son, James (Ginean) Orr of Wellsboro; granddaughter, Madilyn Orr, Wellsboro, PA; brothers, Ralph Morgan (Jean), Florida, Roger Morgan (Priscilla), Tioga, PA and Lloyd Morgan (Susan), Mansfield, PA; Sandra Marcusky (Frank), Lawrenceville, PA, Marsha Shaw (Russ), Florida, Cheryl Keeney (Gary), Middlebury, PA; numerous nieces and nephews and best friends, LouAnn Aicholz, Betty Payne and Roger and Linda Dubbs. In addition to her parents, Deboral was preceded in death by her brother Larry Morgan in 1988. Services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Antrim Cemetery. Local arrangements are entrusted to Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, 139 Main St., Wellsboro, PA. - Mansfield Gazette, 11 January 2018
RICHARD J. NOWAK
Richard J. Nowak, 30, of 124 East Avenue, Wellsboro, died at 12:45 pm, Friday, March 22, 1974, in Williamsport Hospital following brain surgery. He had been admitted to the hospital March 20. He was born in Blossburg on March 24, 1943, a son of Victor and Leona Makowiec Nowak. Mr. Nowak was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church and its Holy Name Society. He was employed by Liberty Home Supply Co, Blossburg. Surviving are his wife, the former Frances Tarszowicz; a son, Christopher, at home; his father, of Covington, and a brother, Edward, of Wellsboro RD 3. The funeral was held at 10:30 am Monday in the church. Burial was in Antrim Cemetery. The Rev. Thomas A. Hannigan, his pastor, and the Rev. Joseph Grewskiewicz, a friend, officiated.
PATT - BARBARA A. BLAUVELT
WELLSBORO--Barbara A. Blauvelt, 49, of Clifton Springs, NY, formerly of this borough, died Sunday, Jan. 2, 2000, at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY. She had been employed by Garlock Corp., Palmyra, NY. She was a member of St. Felix Catholic Church, Clifton Springs. Born here May 5, 1950, she was a daughter of Theodore J. Sr. and Mary Ann Schmouder Patt. Surviving are her husband, Daniel F.; two daughters, Julianne VanHanehan and Mary A. St. Thomas, both in New York; seven brothers, Joseph Patt of Williamsport, Thomas Patt of Venice, Fla., Theodore Patt Jr. of Sarasota, Fla., Mark Patt of Pine Island, Fla., Lewis Patt of Lyons, NY, Anthony Patt of Wolcott, NY, and Lawrence Patt of Greece, NY.; two sisters, Carol Foro of Wolcott and Margaret Hall of Phoenix, Ariz.; six grandchildren, Emily, Eric, Lissanne, Joshua, Nikki and Cody. She was predeceased by two brothers, Michael and James Patt. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 am Wednesday in St. Peter's Catholic Church with the Rev. Michael J. Sullivan officiating. Burial will be in Antrim Cemetery. Friends may call at Tussey-Mosher's, 139 Main St., from 7 to 9 tonight. A vigil service will be at 8:30. The family will provide the flowers.
GEORGE PRYSLAK, 97, formerly of Morris, PA, passed away on Tuesday, February 28, 2017, at Sweden Valley Manor in Coudersport, PA. He was the husband of Helen L. Pryslak who preceded him in death November 3, 2003. George was born September 2, 1919, in Plymouth, PA; the son of the late John and Mary (Toma) Pryslak. George was a very active member of the former Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Morris, PA. He also was a member of Civilian Conservation Corp., a life member of VFW Post#6755, Liberty, PA and a member of the American Legion, Coudersport, PA; and a charter member of Morris Fire Company. George was an army veteran he served during World War II, Headquarters CCA, 6th Armored Division. Surviving are his daughters and sons-in-law, Anne and Fred Bower of Casa Grande, AZ and Kathleen and Lynn Broughton of Liberty, PA; son, George B. Pryslak, Tioga, PA; son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Helen Pryslak of Coudersport, PA; grandchildren, Corey (Erika) Bower, Regina ( Jacob)Light, Marie, Lorraine Pryslak (Eric), Audrea (Clint) Youngfleish, Kaitlin Pryslak; great-grandchildren, Olivia Light, Archer Light and Jax Youngfleish ; brother, Harry Pryslak of Elmira NY. In addition to his parents and wife, George was preceded in death by his brothers, Michael and John Pryslak.Visitation will be Friday, March 3, 2017 from 9-10 AM at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, 38 Central Ave., Wellsboro. A Mass will be held following calling hours with Rev. David Bechtel officiating. Burial in Antrim Cemetery. Memorials may be made in George’s name to CCC Legacy, Leonard Harrison State Park, or Morris Fire Company, PO Box 95, Morris, PA. Local arrangements entrusted to Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home. –Funeral home oibt 3/1/2017
RHOADES - Helen B. Signor, age 79, formerly of Antrim, and more recently of Paradise, died on March 3rd at Lancaster General Hospital. Helen was the widow of John Signor. She was born in Johnsonburg, a daughter of the late Jacob and Maude King Rhoades. She was last employed as a dietician for Broad Acres Nursing Home in Wellsboro. She is survived by a daughter Linda, wife of Charles James with whom she resided; a daughter-in-law, Linda Morseman, wife of the late Walter Morseman, of Antrim; a brother Donald, married to Carol Rhoades of Beaver ... Born March 11, 1927
HAROLD C., SR. age 65 0f Conway, SC, diedon Monday, January 14, 2002. He was born on August 18, 1936 in Elmira, NY a son of the late Harold E. Shablom and Anna Townsend. Harold is survived by three daughters: Sylvia Dawson of Conway, SC, Tammy Dawson of Travelers Rest, SC, Paula Shablom of Bedford, IN, five sons: Harold Shablom of South Africa, Clifford Shablom of Coatesville, PA, Timothy Shablom of Okeechobee, FL, Robert Shablom of CA, Michael Shablom of IN, and 15 Grandchildren. A viewing will be held on Saturday, January 19, 2002 from 10 to 11 AM at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., Wellsboro, PA. Funeral services will follow at 11:00 AM at the funeral home with Rev. Darwin Cranmer officiating. Interment will be in the Antrim Cemetery.
TARSZOWICZ Barbara Mary
HALFPENNY Barbara Mary Was born on September 12, 1916 in Antrim, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Joseph and Mary Zaydell Tarszowicz. She was a resident of Antrim, and most recently resided at Country Terrace in Wellsboro, Pennsylvania. She diedpeacefully on March 26, 2006. Predeceased by her husband, R. Guy Halfpenny, on April 10, 1983. Survived by her daughters, Priscilla (John) Riesbeck of Binghamton, New York, and Barbara (Tim) Hewitt of Stafford, Virginia. Her grandchildren include Suzanne (Don) Kramer and their son, Alex, Jeff (Jodie) Riesbeck and their children, Jennifer and Luke, John G. Riesbeck and his son, David, Jason (Tara) Riesbeck and their twins, Paige and Kyle, Nathan Hewitt, Holly Hewitt, Michael Hewitt, David Hewitt and Daniel Hewitt. She is also survived by her sisters, Celilia Gamble, Marie Stager, Connie Brown. Her predeceased brothers and sisters include Joseph Tarszowicz, Francis Tarszowicz, Bernard Tarszowicz, Helen Bell, Carrie Banik, Rosella Coupe-Maio. Barbara was a member of Saint Peter's/Sacred Heart Catholic Parish in Wellsboro, Pennsylvania. She was a loving and adoring mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and sister, as well as a caring aunt to her many nieces and nephews. She has joyfully inspired the lives of countless friends. She enjoyed an enthusiastic, full and happy life and touched the lives of many others. She enjoyed traveling, reading, current events, dancing (especially polkas), music, shopping and baseball. She instilled great faith, values and love of life to her family. She particularly enjoyed spoiling her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be deeply missed by all who loved her dearly. Friends and family are invited to Barbara's Life Celebration on Tuesday, March 28, 2006, from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. at Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, 139 Main Street, Wellsboro, Pennsylvania. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, March 29, 2006, at 10:00 a.m. at Saint Peter's Catholic Church, 38 Central Avenue, Wellsboro, Pennsylvania, with Rev. Joseph Manarchuck officiating. Burial in Antrim Cemetery.
FRANCIS W. TARSZOWICZ
Francis W. Tarszowicz, 54, of Wellsboro RD 1, died Satur-day, March 17, 1973 in the Divine Providence Hospital, Wil-liamsport, following a lengthy illness. He was born in Antrim on Sept. 26, 1918, a son of Joseph and Mary Zaydell Tarszowicz. Mr. Tarszowicz was a mem-ber of St. John’s Catholic Church, Antrim, and its Holy Name Society. Surviving are his wife, the former lnez Williams; four daughters, Mrs. Frances No-wak, of Wellsboro, Mrs. Cecelia Tokarz, of Blossburg, and Misses Colleen and Patricia Tarszowicz both at home; a brother, Jo-seph, of Wellsboro; seven sis-ters, Mrs. Helen Bell, of Rochester, N.Y., Mrs. Carrie Banik, of Wellsboro RD 3, Mrs. Cecelia Gamble and Mrs. Bar-bara Halfpenny, both of Wells-boro RD 1, Mrs. Constance Brown and Mrs. Marie Stager, both of Wellsboro, and Mrs. Rosella Cope, of Painted Post, N.Y., and two grandchildren. The funeral was held at 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Peter’s Catholic Church. Burial was in Antrim Cemetery. Msgr. John, J. O’Brien, his pastor, officiated.
WILLIAMS - TARSZOWICZ, Inez (Williams)
Inez (Williams) Tarszowicz, age 87, of Antrim, PA, died on May 20, 2010. She was born on March 3, 1923 along with her twin sister, Ina. She was preceded by her husband, Francis (Boots) Tarszowicz. Inez was a homemaker devoted to her husband and four daughters. She was employed by Corning Glass Works, both before and after raising her family, and retired from Wundies in Wellsboro, PA. She was a member of the Holy Child Catholic Church, Mansfield, PA, and enjoyed participating in the activities at the Wellsboro Senior Center with her friends. For the last five years she has been a resident of Broad Acres Nursing Home where she made many friends and was lovingly cared for by the staff. She is survived by her four daughters and sons-in-law, Frances Schlappich (Harry) of McElhattan, Cecelia Tokarz (Joe) of Mansfield, Colleen Linder (Vaughn) of Lawrenceville, and Patricia Vlajic (Floyd) of Mansfield; nine grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; three sisters-in-law. Friends are invited to Inez's Life Celebration at Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, a "Life Celebration Home", 139 Main Street, Wellsboro, PA on Sunday, May 23, 2010 from 6:00-8:00 PM. Mass will be at Holy Child Catholic Church in Mansfield, PA on Monday, May 24, 2010 at 10:00 AM with Rev. Thomas Shoback officiating. Burial will be in Antrim Cemetery. If desired, memorials may be sent to the Antrim Cemetery Association, c/o Marian Patt, 33 Nichols Street, Wellsboro, PA 16901. – Elmira Star Gazette, May 22, 2010
WILLIAMS Robert J.
69, of Round Top Road, Wellsboro, died Thursday April 23, 2009, at home. He was born October 12, 1939 in Antrim, PA to the late James M. and Amelia Lynough Williams. He graduated Wellsboro High School in 1957, and worked as a TV repairman for Hotchkiss TV, and eventually owning and operating Bob's TV. In 1962 Bob married Beverly S. Shavalier, who survives, as do their daughter and son-in-law, Cheryl and Chad Worden who live in Wellsboro with their children, Garrett James and Harley Marie Worden. Robert is also survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Shirley and Carl Borden of Antrim; a niece, Heather (Jeremy) Jackson and their children, Cody, Cooper, and Colton; and another niece, Denise Sherman and her son, Hunter. Mr. Williams was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church in Wellsboro. He was a big NASCAR and Bill Elliott fan who loved spending time with his family and enjoyed his dogs. Friends neighbors and relatives are invited to Bob's Life Celebration Saturday, April 25, at Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, a "Life Celebration Home" 139 Main Street, Wellsboro, PA from 10-11 a.m. with funeral service to follow, Rev. John J. Chmil to officiate. He will be buried in Antrim Cemetery. Donations may be made in his memory to Tioga County Special Olympics, PO Box 534, Wellsboro, PA; or Second Chance Animal Sanctuary, c/o Sue Cook, 59 Kelsey Street, Wellsboro, PA. Published in the Star-Gazette on 4/24/2009
WILLIAMSON – Bertha W. Williamson Janeski, 78, of Wellsboro, diedon Friday, June 23, 2006, surrounded by her loving family. She was born July 29, 1927 in Arnot, a daughter of the late Thomas and Etta Batley Williamson. Bertha was marred to the late Stanley Janeski. She was formerly employed by the Wellsboro Area School District as a custodian and “the lunch lady” for the Charlotte Lappla School. She was an owner/operator school bus driver for 18 years. Mrs. Janeski was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Wellsboro. She was a member of AARP, the Morris 55 Club, PSERS, board member of the Tioga County Assistance Board and the secretary at Park Hill Manor. She was an avid bingo player and a proud Democrat. Bertha is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, S. Michael and Rose Janeski, Jr. of Rock Hill, SC, Tom and Cathy Janeski of Wellsboro, Bob Janeski of Antrim; daughters and sons-in-law, Mary Wise of Montgomery, Martha and Ted Ruck of Wellsboro, Tina Janeski of Wellsboro; sister and brother-in-law, Marietta and Gordon Smart of Danville; sisters-in-law, Arlene Williamson of Florida, Betty Janeski, Grace Janeski, both of Wellsboro, Isabelle Corrao of Florida; grandchildren, Michael, Phillip, Eileen, Morgan, Hiliary, Colin, Kyle, Brendan, Kelsey; great grandson, Blake Phillip Janeski; several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Bertha was predeceased by a sister, Jean Williamson and a brother, Tom Williamson. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Interment will be in the Antrim Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Antrim Catholic Cemetery Perpetual Care Fund or to the Samaritan House in care of St. Peter’s Catholic Church, 38 Central Ave., Wellsboro, PA 16901 or to “Goodies for the Troops”, Park Hill Manor, 21 Grant St., Wellsboro, PA 16901. Arrangements are entrusted to the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., Wellsboro. – Mansfield Gazette, June 28, 2006, p.6A
? Rachel Campbell – Leetonia, Oct. 21 – Mrs. James Campbell, a well-known resident of this place, died at Antrim last Tuesday aforenoon, October 14. She and Mr. Campbell were on their way to visit their daughter, who was ill in Antrim, when the car in which they were riding hit a large rock and suddenly threw her to one side against the door. It was thought no harm would result from the accident, but she died the following morning. Mr. and Mrs. Campbell moved from Antrim, their former home, to this place about three years ago. Besides her husband and three sons, William, Ransford, and Harry, and one daughter, Mrs. Maude Broughton, she leaves many relatives and friends to mourn her loss. Interment was made in the cemetery at Antrim. Wellsboro Agitator, 22 October 1919.
? Rachel Campbell
Mrs. Rachel Campbell, aged 64 years, of Leetonia, died October 14 about 11 a.m. at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ray Broughton, on Main street, from shock caused by an automobile accident about 11 pm. On Oct. 13, when the car in which she was riding struck a hole in the road and Mrs. Campbell was thrown against the side of the car. The funeral was held Thursday at 2:30 p.m., burial at Antrim. Wellsboro Agitator, 22 October 1919.
? Anna Nowicki – Anna Nowicki, aged 72 years, died April 23 in Rochester, N.Y. The remains were brought to Wellsboro Monday noon and taken to Antrim for interment. Wellsboro Agitator, 30 April 1919.