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BELL--Russell (Max) Bell, 54, of Shinglehouse RD died Saturday (Nov. 6, 1976) in Cole Memorial Hospital. Born Nov. 16, 1921, he was a son of William and Gertrude Pusey Bell. He married the former Kathryn Coates on Aug 23, 1952 at Big Flats, NY Mr. Bell was a driller in oil fields for most of his life and was a World War II Army veteran. Besides his widow he is survived by two daughters, Miss Beverly Bell at home and Mrs. James (Joyce)Bowker of Bolivar, NY two stepdaughters, Miss Georgia Sweet and Miss Madge Bell both at home; a son Max Bell and a stepson Kenneth Sweet, both at home; a granddaughter; three sisters, Mrs. James (Jean) Woodard of Shinglehouse, Miss Joanne Bell of Stockton Cal, and Mrs. Hervey (Jane) Washburn of Guis Mills; five brothers, Glen Bell of Kings Run, Ed Bell of Horse Run, Lynn Bell of Sharon, Lloyd Bell of Portville, NY and Donald Bell of Shinglehouse and several nieces and nephews. Friends were received Monday at Howard Funeral Home Shinglehouse, where funeral and committal services were held Tuesday. Burial was in Maple Grove Cemetery, Shinglehouse. Submitted by Marlene MILES Andes 

BENSLEY - Henry Bensley, of Milltown, Pa. one of the pioneer settlers of this valley,died from old age and heart disease on Tuesday morning, January 21, 1890, aged eighty-nine years, eleven months and nineteen days. With his parents, he came here when he was but three years of age and had lived to see the wilderness give place to fertile fields and prosperous cities and villages. He was born in Monroe County, Pa. When his father's family moved here, the came from Wilkes-Barre, Pa., the wife on horseback, carrying an infant in her arms, some of the children driving their cattle, while the husband, with one or two children and some household goods, made the trip in a canoe up the Susquehanna River. The infant carried in the arms of his wife was the mother of our townsman, J. F. Shoemaker. Mr. Bensley was once offered the land where the village of Waverly now stands, for twenty dollars an acre, but thought the price too high. He had resided where he died about forty years and was up about the house to within a few days of his death. Mrs. Charles Smith, mother of Rushton Smith, is his sister, and the only one of the family surviving, and she will be eighty-six years old next week Thursday, January 30, 1890. He was a member of the M.E. Church for over forty years. The funeral was held from the residence at one o'clock Thursday. Rev. E.B. Olmstead of Sayre, officiating, and his remains were laid to rest beside those of his wife in "The Rest" The attendance at the funeral was large, considering the inclemency of the weather, and several of his grandchildren were present. The Waverly Free Press January 25, 1890. Submitted by Stephanie Johnston 

BLISS--MOLLIE EDDY BURIED FRIDAY AT AUSTINBURG--Mrs. Mollie Eddy,74, of Woodhull, RD #2 (Town of Troupsburg) died in Rochester Tuesday, October 29 after a long illness. Born in Troupsburg, July 20, 1900, she was a daughter of Richard and Florence Stiles Bliss. A former telephone operator in Troupsburg, she was a member of the Young Hickory Baptist Church and she and her husband had resided on farms in that township most of their lives. She is survived by her husband of RD #2 Woodhull, a son, G. Richard Elwell of Rochester; a daughter, Mrs. Joyce Williams of Castile; a brother, Melvin Bliss of Troupsburg; three sisters, Mrs. Delcie Colegrove and Mrs. Flora Scott, both of Troupsburg and Mrs. Gladys Marlatt of Knoxville, Pa. Also surviving are nine grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. The body was taken to the H.P. Smith & Son Funeral Home in Woodhull where friends called Thursday and where funeral services were conducted Friday at 2 pm. Rev. Donald Hulbert, pastor of the Austinburg Baptist Church officiated and burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Austinburg, Pa. 

BREWER, Matthew - Blossburg - Matthew A. Brewer, died Thursday, Jan. 14, 1937 at the family home on North Williamson road. Mr. Brewer was a native of England. He resided in Arnot for many years before moving to Blossburg. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Margaret Norman; three daughters, Esther and Anne, of Rochester and Evelyn of Blossburg; six sons, George of Wellsboro, William, of Morris Run, Matthew of Elmira, Albert of Corning and Wesley and Fred of Blossburg. Submitted by Barbara Conrad 

BUDNICK, August W. died this morning at 7 o'clock at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Budnick, 818 E. Market St., aged 23 years. He is survived by his widow and one son, Charles; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Budnick; two brothers, Frank and Henry, also five sisters, Mrs. Augusta Everett, Edith, Anna, Dora and Lena Burnick. A prayer service will be held in the home Sat. at 2 p. m., and the funeral will be held at the German Evangelical church at 3 p. m. The Rev. R. Vieweg will officiate and burial will be in Woodlawn cemetery. Elmira Star Gazette Oct. 12, 1911. Submitted by Sharron Vossoughi <> 

CARPENTER--Calvin C.Carpenter, 77, of Genesee RD1, died Saturday (April 21, 1973) in Cole Memorial Hospital after a long illness. Born July 24, 1895 in Bingham Township, he was a son of Bosell and Ella Allis Carpenter. On Aug. 16, 1920, in coudersport, he married the former Nellie Turck, who survives. Mr. Carpenter, well-known in Potter County government, had served a term as county treasurer and three terms as county register and recorder. During his tenure as register and recorder he installed the present system of photo-recording on microfilm. He had been a resident of Genesee since 1896, and during the epidemic of 1910 became a victim of polio in one of its most crippling forms. He went on to graduate from Genesee High School in 1916 and received higher education at Stroudsburg Normal School and Mansfield State College. As a former educator, he taught school in Genesee for 12 years. Mr. Carpenter was also employed by the Pennsylvania Highway Department for nine years as a foreman and cost accountant, and for nine years he managed the Oswayo and Genesee Chemical Companies. A devoted advocate of conservation, he planted many thousands of trees, as well as cover for birds and small game. He was a contributing member National Wildlife Federation and the National Geographic Society. He was a past member of the Galeton Moose, Genesee IOOF, and numerous rod and gun clubs. Besides his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Thomas J. (Shirley) Minns, DuBois; a son Calvin R. Carpenter, Genesee; eight grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. Friends were received at the Kock Funeral Home, Ulysses, where a funeral service was held at 10:30 am Tuesday with the Rev Daniel Waite, pastor of Ellisburg Union Church, officiating, Buiral was in Genesee Cemetery. The family requests memorials be made to the Easter Seal Fund, Coudersport Library, or other favorite charity of the donor's choice. Submitted by Marlene MILES Andes 

CHRISTIE, Arthur Maurice, 19 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. David Christie, 505 Dewitt Av., died unexpectedly Friday morning. Besides his parents he is survived by his grandmother, Mrs. Robert Allwood, Elmira. The body is at the Davis funeral home and funeral announcements will be made later. April 1, 1934 Elmira Advertiser. Submitted by Sharron Vossoughi <> 

COOLIDGE, Gordon Wilbur - COOLIDGE DIES IN CAR WRECK Fatally injured when his car crashed into a tree on Fellows Avenue near the New York Central Railroad station here late Saturday, Gordon Wilbur Coolidge, 28, son of Mr. and Mrs. Perley Coolidge, died at 4:30 o'clock in the Knapp Hospital on Monday. Funeral services at Evans Funeral Home this afternoon at two o'clock will be conducted by the Rev. C. William Sheriff. Burial in Wellsboro Cemetery. Mr. Coolidge, who was riding alone, suffered a fractured skull, a broken upper jaw and a badly crushed face. He developed meningitis shortley after the accident. The young man was associated with his father in the contracting business in Wellsboro. In addition to his parents, he leaves his wife, the former Beatrice Callahan, two small sons, Ronald and Gareth, and two brothers, Stewart and Cecil, both at home. Submitted by Barbara Conrad 

EDINGER-Prominent Edinger Hill Citizen Passes Away-Stewart Edinger Dies Sunday Morning Following Long Illness. Steward Edinger, one of Edinger Hill's most prominent and influential citizens, died at his home at that place at about 2 o'clock a.m. on Sunday morning, Dec. 31, 1922, at the advanced age of 70 years. Mr. Edinger had been critically ill for the past twenty-five weeks and for the past few months had withstood untold suffering. Last summer, Mr. Edinger sustained severe injuries while working in his buckwheat field as the result of a runaway team running over him with a land roller hitched behind them. From these severe injuries he was taken to his home in an exceedingly precarious condition and his relatives and friends believe at time that death would summon him. He was taken to the Robert Packer Hospital at Sayre, where he spent several weeks and gained in strength to such an extent that he was permitted to return to his home on Edinger Hill. However, the limit of his recovery apparently had been retached for the injuries had crippled him to such an extent that his advanced years would not permit recovery. Mr. Edinger was born in Monroe county, Pennsylvania, near Stroudsburg, the son of David and Sarah (Learn) Edinger and came to Edinger Hill some fifty years ago. Funeral services were held with a prayer service at the home on Tuesday afternoon of this week at 1:30 followed by a service at the church at Laceyville at 2 o'clock with burial at the Lacey Street cemetery. Undertaker P.B. Morse of Wyalusing had charge of the funeral arrangements. Submitted by Patty Shumway 

(Emerick) Mrs. Catherine E. Emerick, 74, late of 154 Orchard St died Monday at 5:30 p. m. The funeral will be held from the family home Thursday at 9 a. m. The Rev. Scott Bush will officiate. Burial will be in Duryea, Pa. April 4, 1934 Elmira Advertiser. Submitted by Sharron Vossoughi <> 

HOUSE--CAR CRASH KILLS PA MAN--WOODHULL--A Westfield, Pa., mann, Kenneth House, was dead on arrival at Corning Hospital late Saturday afternoon after a one-car accident on Route 17 about two miles east of Woodhull. Painted Post state police said the car, rented from Chrysler Leasing in Hornell, ran off the right side of the road, struck a ditch and ran through a barnyard, ejecting the driver. Mr. House was traveling alone. The accident occurred at 4:45 pm. Submitted by Marlene MILES Andes 

(Johnson) (Mack) Elizabeth - MRS. CHARLES L. JOHNSON Mrs. Elizabeth Johnson Mack, 84, died Thursday, Jan. 14, 1937, at the home of her nephew, Charles L. Johnson of Mansfield. She was born in Covington, spent more than 30 years in Rochester and had lived here 15 years. A daughter, Mrs. E. V. Sheerer of Wellsville and 20 nephews and nieces survive. The funeral was held at the Johnson home in Mansfield Sunday. Rev. Myron Kauffman of the Canoe Camp church of Christ officiated with burial in Covington. Submitted by Barbara Conrad 

KNOLL--LOUISE P. SCHALL, age 89, died Saturday, Mar 20, 1976 at the Witt Nursing Home Nauvoo, PA. She was a former resident of North Fork. She was born Sept 4, 1886 in Troupsburg, NY the daughter of Jacob and Mary Knoll. She was married to Adolf Schall Nov. 27, 1902. He preceded her in death Nov. 10, 1969. Mrs. Schall was a member of the United Methodist Church of North Fork and a 69 year member of the Victoria Grange. She is survived by two daughters, Miss Rosa Schall, Westfield, PA Mrs. Jesse (Anna) Baker, Burdett, NY; one son Clarence who resides on the farm in North Fork, Troupsburg Twp., where she was born; six grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Funeral service was Tuesday at 2:00 pm at the United Methodist Church at North Fork with the Rev. Jerry Dozier, and the Rev. Lawrence Smith officiating. Burial was in the Brookfield Cemetery. Arrangements were by the Watkins Funeral Home, Westfield. Submitted by Marlene MILES Andes 

LAMPMAN--TRUMAN K. LAMPMAN, 51, of Ulysses, and formerly of Harrison Valley, died Monday (Nov. 8, 1976) in Cole Memorial Hospital following a lengthy illness. He was born in Troupsburg, NY June 6, 1925, a son of the late Truman Lampman and Dorothea Ordway of Boston, NY. In 1945 at Wellsville, NY he married the former Audrey Hand, who survives. Mr. Lampman was a former employee of Eberle Tannery, Westfield, and was a member of Father of Foreign War Veterans, Knoxville, and Penn-York Pony Pull Assn. In addition to his wife, he is survived by three sons, Eugene of Harrison Valley, Stuart and Norman Edward, both of Ulysses; three brothers, Jack of Hamburg, NY; Lester of Warren, Ohio; and Wayne of Derby, NY; two sisters Mrs. Authur (Edith) Riley of Houston Texas and Mrs. Irene Crawford, of Woodlawn, NY and four grandchildren. Friends may call today between 2:00 and 4:00 pm and between 7:00 and 9:00 pm at Koch Funeral Home, Ulysses, where funeral and commital services will be held Thursday at 1:00 pm with the Rev. Marion Vincent, pastor of Ulysses-Gold Baptist Church officiating. Burial will be in Ulysses Cemetery. Submitted by Marlene MILES Andes 

LANDON--FREDERICK C. LANDON, 66, of RD1 Galeton, died Thursday, Mar. 31, 1977 at his home following a lingering illness. He was a retired self-employed truck driver. Born May 31, 1910, in Coudersport, he was the son of William and Ethel Calk Landon. He was married to Louisa Schletterer. He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose, Galeton Saddle Club, and social member of the VFW. Surviving with his wife are two sisters, Mrs. William Chander of Kennett Square, Mrs. Margaret Hartman of Galeton, a brother, Albert Anderegg of Port Allegany and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Sunday at 2 pm at Brown funeral Home, Galeton, with Pastor Walter Pifer officiating. Burial was in West Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were Fred Long, Edmund Douglas, Merie Schwank, Ronald Schwank, Jack Grant and Roger Long. Submited by Marlene MILES Andes 

MILLER, John, 37 died Monday at the home of his sister, Mrs. Fred Heinz, 120 Linden Road, Brighton, near Rochester. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Margaret GRIFFITH Miller; his father, John Toblenski of Lyons; a sister Mrs. Fred Heinz of Brighton and a brother, Joseph MILLER of Elmira. The funeral will be held at Brighton, today at 2 p. m. April 4, 1934 Elmira Advertiser. Submitted by Sharron Vossoughi <> 

(Mulloy) Mrs. Emma Mulloy, 64, died Tuesday at 10 a. m. at her home at Rutland, PA. She is survived by her husband, Dennis; three sons, Charles CAMPBELL, Endicott, Arthur CAMPBELL, Henrietta, N. Y., Louis CAMPBELL, Savannah, and a daughter, Mrs. Ray Stone, Roseville, Pa. The funeral will be held Thursday at 2:30 p. m. Burial will be in Vaness Hill Cemetery. April 4, 1934 Elmira Advertiser. Submitted by Sharron Vossoughi <> 

NELSON, John S.- John S. Nelson died Monday morning, January 25, 1937, at his home here. He had been in failing health and nearly blind for the past four years. He is survived by the following: Elmer and Richard Nelson, Swissvale; Richard, Watervliet; Claus and David, Covington; Mrs. Charles Sandberg and Mrs. Frank Bystrom, Elmira; nine grandchildren; three sisters, Alme, Matilda, and Emma; one brother, Nils, of Sweden. A son and daughter of Mr. Nelson are deceased. The funeral will be held at 2 o'clock Thursday from his late home. Rev. Cedar, pastor of the Swedish Lutheran Church of Arnot, officiating. Burial will be in the family plot in Riverside Cemetery. Mr. Nelson was born in Sweden on September 1, 1860. His parents were Mr. and Mrs. Nils Magnussen. He went to Morris Run when a boy and resided there until coming here thirty-two years ago, when he bought the late John Vaughn farm. He was always a hard working and industrious man, a kind father and neighbor and will be missed by his family and friends. Mrs. Nelson died August 6, 1936. Submitted by Barbara Conrad 

PICKETT-Laceyville, Pa, Oct. 9, 1920. Cortez B. Pickett died at his home here about 10 o'clock Saturday night, Oct. 9, 1920, aged 81 years on the 11th of last December. He had been suffering from diabetes the past three or four years but as able to operate his wagon shop until last spring when he retired from active business. His last illness confined him to the house less than two weeks. The deceased is survived by three children as follows: Fred C. Pickett of town, Mrs. U.G. Jaquish of Luzerne, and Miss Mary Pickett employed in the D.L. and W. general offices at Scranton. One sister, Mrs. L. B. Edward also survives. Funeral services will be held in the Baptist church Laceyville at 2 o'clock on Tuesday and interment will be made in the Lacey Street cemetery. Mr. Pickett was one of Laceyville's oldest and most highly esteemed residents. He was a gentleman of the old school and had hosts of friends who will sincerely mourn his demise. He delighted to work for the best interests of the town, its people and its interest. He served in various township offices and when the boro was organized was one of the first councilmen, serving two or three terms. He has been superintendent of the boro water works for a number of years and it was mainly through his efforts that our splendid system was built up. He has also served the county as jury commissioner and Auditor. The wheel now used in drawing jurors was made by Mr. Pickett many years ago. He was one of the old school wagon makers and followed that vocation for 50 or 60 years. Before the business of the country wagon maker was spoiled by the factory product, Mr. Pickett made hundreds of the best wagons that was ever driven. He was also an artistic wagon painter and his work found a ready market as it was recognized as having been built upon honor. Submitted by Patty 

READY, Thomas died at 12:25 this morning at the home of his niece, Mrs. Minnie Flynn [Mary RYAN], 509 E. 2nd St. He was employed as section foreman on the Lackawanna Railroad for many years and was a member of SS. Peter & Paul's Church. He is survived by several nieces and nephews. The body was removed to the Hughes funeral home. Funeral arrangements will be made later. April 1, 1934 Elmira Advertiser. Submitted by Sharron Vossoughi <> 

ROSSITER--MRS. BERNARD HAUBER-- Mrs. Elmina R. Hauber, 69, of Coudersport, died Sunday (Jan 4, 1976) in Cole Memorial Hospital after a lengthy illness. Born Feb. 19, 1906, in Coudersport she was a daughter of William W. and Kate Rennells Rossiter. On Dec. 16, 1932, in Westfield, she was married to Bernard G. Hauber, who survices. A lifetime resident of Coudersport, Mrs. Hauber was a former school teacher. She was a member of Park United Methodist Church and its women's organizations, Eulalia Chapter 148 Order of Eastern Star and the Daughters of American Colonists. Surviving besides her husband are several nieces and nephews. Friends were received at the Grabe-Fickinger Funeral Home Tuesday. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm today in Park United Methodist Church with the Rev. Donald H. G. Miller officiating. Interment will be in Eulalia Cemetery. The family requests memorials be made to park United Methodist Church or a charity of the donor's choice. 

STRAUGHN, William R. - DEATH TAKES WILLIAM R. STRAUGHN MSTC HEAD; TRUSTEES MEET FRIDAY Mansfield- An acting president to succeed Dr. William Ringgold Straughn at Mansfield State Teachers College will be selected by a meeting of the Board of Trustees here tomorrow morning at 10:30 o'clock. Dr. Straughn, for 22 years president of the college here died unexpectedly of complications Friday morning at the Crile Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, where he underwent an operation two weeks ago. He was 54 years old. He was born at Mardella Springs, Md., the son of the Rev. John Lee Straughn. He attended schools in Maryland and Delaware and received his high school diploma at Laurel, Del., in 1889. He was graduated from the Baltimore City College, 1902; recieved his A. B. degree from Johns Hopkins university in 1905; did post graduate work there in 1905-1906; received his Ph.D degree from the Kansas City University in 1908. He was married July 7, 1909 to Miss Dorothy Lloyd, of Lansdowne, who survives with three sons, John Lloyd, William R., Jr., and Robert, all of Mansfield. A sister, Mrs. Lillian L. Jones, of Delmar, Del., also survives. From 1902 to 1906 he taught at the Baltimore City College; from 1906 to 1911 was assistant principal and professor of literature and pedagogy at the Millersville State Normal School, now the Millersville State Teachers College, which was the first State Normal School in Pennsylvania. From 1911 to 1914 he was superintendent of schools at DuBois, and April 1, 1913, became president of Mansfield State Teachers College. (continued on Page 2- (missing)) Submitted by Barbara Conrad

VANDUSEN--BOY KILLED AFTER DASHING INTO CAR'S PATH--TROUPSBURG--A 10-year-old Troupsburg boy died of injuries he received Tuesday when he ran into the path of an auto in front of his home. Timothy G. VanDusen, son of Mrs. James Welch of Rt 126, Troupsburg RD1 died at St. James Mercy Hospital of multiple injuries at 7:30 pm four hourse after the accident occurred. Sgt. Dale Campbell of the Steuben County Sheriff's Department said the boy ran down a driveway toward the road, jumped over a ditch and went into the path of an auto driven by a neighbor, Lewis Fisk, 73, Troupsburg, RD1. Campbell said Fisk told him he applied his brakes in an attempt to avoid the boy but the car struck him. The impact carried the youngster a short distance down the roadway. The boy was taken unconscious by the Osceola (PA) ambulance to the hospital's intensive care unit. Born in Wellsboro, PA Timothy was a fifth grade student at Troupsburg Central School. In addition to his mother he is survived by his father, George Van Dusen of Westfield, PA; three brothers, James Van Dusen, Joseph and Todd Welch, at home; his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Carr of Osceola PA; his paternal grandparents Mr and Mrs. Wallace Van Dusen of Osceola, Pa; his maternal great-grandmother Mrs. Mabel Bollen of Woodhull. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm Thursday at the H.P. Smith and Son Funeral Home in Woodhull, where a funeral service will be at 2;30 pm Friday with the Rev. John Bergstrom officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery, in the Town of Troupsburg. Submitted by Marlene MILES Andes 

VANETTEN--GEORGE W. VANETTEN, 88 of 54 River St. Galeton, died Friday, Apr 1, 1977, at the Charles Cole Memorial Hospital after a long illness. He was a retired fireman for Sunnydale Farms, Inc. Born in Harrison Valley, Nov. 17, 1888, he was the son of Henry and Matilda (Snyder) VanEtten. He was married to the former Bernice Stevens. Surviving with his wife are five daughters, Mrs. Paul (Eleanor) Tubbs, Galeton; Mrs. Victor (Clara) Kostecki, Blossburg; Mrs. Chester (Marie) Rumiano, Painted Post; Mrs. Horace (Beatrice) Dimon, Germania; Mrs. Robert (Helen) Snyder, Shady Grove; 14 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren, one great-great grandchild and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Monday at 2 pm at the Brown Funeral Home, Galeton, with Pastor Walter Pifer, and Pastor John Prouty officiating. Burial was in West Hill Cemetery. Submitted by Marlene MILES Andes 

Van ORDER - Mosher, Marguerite L. Age 83, of 8 Prospect Street, Wellsboro, PA, Thursday June 8, 1989 at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro, PA. Friends may call at the Tussey Mosher Funeral Home, Wellsboro, PA, Friday, 7 to 9pm. Funeral Services will be held at funeral home, Saturday 1:30pm. Rev. C. Wayne Diffenderfer officiating with burial at Middlebury Union Cemetery. Survived by son, Donald J. Mosher of Wellsboro, PA; 4 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren. Mrs. Mosher was born August 8, 1905 in Wellsboro, PA, the daughter of the late Dewey and Nora Ryan Van Order. She was preceded in death by ler husband, Delos Mosher in 1984. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Wellsboro, PA. Elmmra Telegram….submitted by: Vivian Ryan 

VIDEEN, McClelland- A few friends were at the Riverside Cemetery Friday afternoon when the late McClelland Videen was buried. The casket was opened and Rev. MyronM Kauffman of the Church of Christ, made a prayer. Mack, as he was known, was the last of the family of the late Charles and Sarah Hoagland Videen. There was a brother and a sister, making a family of five. He was aged about 74 years. He was a glass factory worker and was well known in Wellsboro, Blossburg and other places. He left here about forty-five years ago and went to Jeanette, Pa. His wife was Miss Minda Ely, who died several years ago. Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Ely and Mrs. Richardson accompanied the remains here. Mrs. Richardson is a niece of the late Mry Ely and she and Mrs. Ely visited her grave in the Blossburg cemetery. Submitted by Barbara Conrad 

WELCH--FUNERAL SUNDAY FOR RICHARD WELCH--Richard W. Welch, age 77 of Troupsburg, NY, RD#1 died unexpectedly Thursday evening, January 15th at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Leland Harry, while visiting there. Born in Troupsburg, September 19th, 1898, he was the son of William R. and Dora M. Davis Welch. A farmer and resident of Troupsburg, most of his life he married the former Cora M. Campbell June 30th, 1928. Mrs. Welch died in 1973. He is survived by two sons; Kenneth and James E. Welch both of Troupsburg, RD #1; two daughters; Mrs. Doral Harry of Troupsburg, RD#1 and Mrs. Carmella Drake of Knoxville and 6 grandchildren. The body was taken to the H.P. Smith and Son Funeral Home, in Woodhull where funeral services were conducted 2:30 pm Sunday, January 18th Rev. Dorr Harrington pastor of East Avenue Untied Methodist Church of Hornell officiated and burial was in Mt. Hope Cemetery Town of Troupsburg. Submitted by Marlene MILES Andes 

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