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Obituaries and other newspaper items on this page are from the scrapbook collection of Joyce M. Tice . Typed for JMT - SRGP by Marci-Jo Mishoe. These clippings are from the scrapbooks of Bernice CONGDON Sullivan Smith.

BRUNDAGE - On Saturday morning last, Mr. R. K. Brundage, died in the 58th year of his age. For the past fourteen years he has conducted a hotel in this village, and was widely known throughout the county by the traveling men. In his early manhood, he was a miller, and owned and ran mills at Mainesburg and several other places in the county. About three years ago he was stricken with paralysis in his limbs and has gradually wasted away until his death occurred as stated. His wife and two brothers survive him. The funeral took place yesterday morning at ten o'clock, from the residence. Services by Rev. Emma E. Bailey, of the Universalist Church. His brother, L. W. Brundage, of Greenwood, Steuben county, N. Y.,was present at the funeral. 
COLLIER - Thank You We wish to thank our dear friends and neighbors for the many acts of kindness, with their prayers, memorials, food and flowers during the loss of our beloved parents, Mabel and Dee COLLIER. Leonard and Doris Whitmore and family. 
THE FAMILY OF BERT J. CONGDON wishes to express their sincere appreciation to friends, relatives and neighbors for the flowers, cards, food sent in and all other acts of kindness shown us during our bereavement, also to the Fassett Auxiliary for the fine dinner 
DURFEY, Clarence H. - Age 86, of RD 1, Odessa, NY, Friday, February 2, 1973, in Schuyler Hospital following a short illness. Friends are invited to call the family home anytime Saturday. Funeral service at the Heal Funeral Home, Church St., Odessa, Sunday at 2 pm, the Rev. Edward Crandall officiating. Burial Laurel Hill Cemetery. Survived by three sons, Donald C. Durfey of Camden, NY, James S. Durfey and Arthur J. Durfey, both of Odessa, NY; seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren. He was a retired farmer. 
EATON, Mr. Walter - Age 88 of 1657 Penna. Ave., Pine City, Wednesday, September 14, 1977, at Arnot Ogden Memorial Hospital where he had been a patient since August 29th. Friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home Thursday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Funeral and committal services there Friday afternoon at 1 pm. The Rev. Roland Osgood and the Rev. Sydney Kane officiating. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Pearl Elwell Eaton, his son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Colette and his granddaughter, Christine Eaton, all of Pine City; several nieces and nephews. He was a member of Webbs Mills United Methodist Church; Charles G. Fairman Lodge I. O. O. F.; life member of Webb Mills Volunteer Fire Dept. and a member of Seeley Creek Grange. 
ELLENBERGER, J. Victor, Age 61, of Troy, PA, Saturday evening July 19, 1969, at his home after a lengthy illness. No viewing hours. Funeral at convenience of the family. Rev. Charles Walker. Glenwood Cemetery, Troy. Please omit flowers. Vickery Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Survived by wife, Vera B. Ellenberger; daughter, Mrs. Charles (Nola) Burtch of Cowanesque, PA; son Arden, of Troy, PA; mother, Mrs. Bessie Ellenberger of Foxsburg, PA; sister, Mrs. James (LaVon) Tonks of Foxsburg, PA; four grandchildren; one niece. Mr. Ellenberger taught school for the past 10 years at Ridgebury School; was a member of Troy Methodist Church; was a Troy resident for 35 years.
FOGELMAN - Beaver, Mrs. Fannie - Age 86, of Troy, Wednesday, June 26, 1963. She was a member of Troy Methodist Church. Survived by husband, Harry Beaver; daughters, Mrs. Victor Ellenberger of Troy; brother, John Fogelman of Muncy, Guy Fogelman of Watsontown, PA; two grandchildren. Body at Vickery Funeral Home, Troy. Calling hours: Friday 7 to 9 pm. Private funeral there Saturday at 11 am, the Rev. Charles Walker. Delaware Run Cemetery. Please omit flowers.
(Green) - Green, Mrs. Gertrude E., Age 79, of Newtown Towers Apts., Saturday, Oct. 12, 1974. Friends are invited to call at the Hughes and Sons Funeral Home, 311 Lake St., Sunday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Prayer service at the Funeral Home Monday at 9:30 am followed by Funeral Mass of Christian Burial in St. Peter and Paul's Church at 10 am, burial in St. Peter and Paul's Cemetery. She is survived by son, Melvin B. Green of Corning, NY; daughter, Mrs. Eugene (Beatrice) Adams of Elmira; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
GREEN, Harry S. - Age 72, of Lowman, NY, RD 1, Friday, May 28, 1971. Friends may call at the Barrett Funeral Home Sunday 7 to 9 pm, Monday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Funeral services there Tuesday at 1 pm. The Rev. Derwin G. Hauser. Forest Lawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers please make contributions to the Association for Retarded Children or to the Breesport Baptist Church Bus Fund. Survived by wife Mrs. Ruth A. Green; sons Harry of Lowman, Franklyn of Grand Island, NY; daughters Mrs. Leonard (Ruth) Grippin of Erin, Mrs. Robert (Mary) Lamie of Erin; 19 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; sisters, Mrs. Edna Mason of Royal Oak, Michigan, Mrs. Mary Sidprenko of Detroit, Mrs. Ruth McKaig of Kenmore, NY, Mrs. Esther Spencer of Elmira; brother, Louis J. Green of Elmira; several nieces and nephews, Mr. Green was a retired employee of Remington Rand and a member of the Breesport Baptist Church.
HAKES, Candia Marie, Age one month of 226 Owego St., Montour Falls, Wednesday, November 8, 1972. No calling hours. Funeral and committal at the Keister Funeral Home Friday at 8:30 pm. Rev. Steven Parr of the Pennsylvania Ave. United Methodist Church. Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Survived by father, Bernard C. Hakes, Jr.; mother, Mrs. Sandra Marie (Messersmith) Hakes; brothers, Dennis, David and Charles Mathews, all at home; paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Hakes, Sr. of Pine City; paternal great-grandmother, Mrs. Rena Smith of Elmira; paternal great-great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. George Hakes, Sr. of Painted Post; paternal great-great-great-grandmother, Mrs. Lillian Farren of Elmira; several aunts and uncles.
HOLLENBECK - Ex-Candor Residents Killed in PA. Double funeral services will be held in Owego tomorrow for the Rev. and Mrs. Robert L. HOLLENBECK, formerly of Candor, who were killed in the headon crash of two automobiles near Pittsburgh, PA., Friday night. Pennsulvania State Police in Carnegie, PA., reported that the Hollenbecks, parents of four children, were killed at 10:55 p.m. Friday when the car Mr. Hollenbeck was driving was struck by an oncoming car which had crossed over a median strip in a fourlane parkway about 6 miles west of Pittsburgh. The driver of the second car, Edward S. SCULLION, 59, of Pittsburgh died about an hour later from injuries received in the accident. Also killed was the Rev. James Spaulding, 31, of Burgettstown, PA, who was riding with his wife, Patricia, 35, in the Hollenbeck vehicle. Mrs. Spaulding was critically injured and was hospitalized today near Pittsburgh. There were no other passesgers in the Hollenbeck car. Police, said Mr. Hollenbeck was driving west in U.S. Route 22-30, 3 miles west of Carnegie, when the Scullion car crossed a grass divider, traveled east into the west bound passing lane, glanced off two other cars and then struck the Hollenbeck vehicle headon. No cause of the accident has been determined, but it was raining heavily at the time, police said. Mr. Scullion was traveling alone, they said, and no injuries were reported to passengers in the first two cars his vehicle struck. Mr. Hollenbeck, who had been the minister of the Midway, PA, Baptist Church for the last three years after leaving New York, was returning with his passengers from the Pittsburgh Pirates-San Francisco Giants baseball game that evening, police said. Midway is about 15 miles southwest of Pittsburgh. A memorial service was held yesterday at Mr. Hollenbeck's church there. The Baptist minister, son of Arthur Hollenbeck of Catatonk, previously had served a church in Webster, NY. He was a graduate of Candor Central School and the Bob Jones University and Seminary, Greenville, SC. Mr. Hollenbeck was a member of the American Council of Christian Churches and the International Councile of Christian Churches. His wife was also a graduate of Candor Central School and the Bob Jones University and Seminary. The couple are survived by two daughters, Lucinda and Shelley Hollenbeck, and two sons, Scott and Steven Hollenbeck, all of Midway. Besides his father, Mr. Hollenbeck is also survived by three sisters, Mrs. Robert Wolfe, of Auburn, Mrs. Ralph Barto, of Owego, and Miss ----. 
LINTON - Laura Linton Everett. The subject of this sketch, whose death was briefly noted in our last issue, was born in Bucks Co., Pa. June 5, 1803, and was consequently nearly eighty seven years old at the time of her decease. She was married Sept. 6, 1822 to William Everett who died in this township Jan. 7, 1872. Mrs. and Mrs. Everett removed from Bucks Co. to this vicinity in September, 1830 and in their efforts to make a home endured all the hardships of pioneer life, the recital of which at the present day would read like fiction. They were the parents of twelve children all of whom lived to reach years of maturity and seven of whom still survive. The additional descendants of this worthy couple are forty eight grand children, forty two great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild. Mrs. Everett will long be remembered as a kind friend and neighbor and most worthy Christian woman, hugely esteemed by all who knew her. She had long contemplated the great change with equanimity and welcomed the call to a higher life. Rev. Charles Wecks officiated at the funeral, in accordance with the wish of deceased, and six of her grandsons acted as pall-bearers. 
LOPATOFSKY, Susan Leigh - Age 16 of Troy RD 1, Saturday, Mach 24, 1973. Friends may call at the Vickery Funeral Home Monday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. There will be a Recitation of the Rosary Monday at 8 pm at the Funeral home. Funeral will be Tuesday at 10:30 am. Survived by her parents, Dr. and Mrs. George Lopatofsky; sisters, Debra, Sandra and Catherine, all at home; brother, Thomas, at home; maternal grandmother, Mrs. Anna Karamis of Philadelphia, PA; paternal grandfather, Thomas J. Lopatofsky of Clifford, PA.

McARDLE, Rev. Gerald D., Age 71 of Millerton, RD 2. Saturday, August 31, 1974. Friends are invited to call at the Barr-- Funeral Home, Sunday 7 to 9 pm. Monday at 6 pm, the body will be removed to St. Mary's Church where it will lie in state. Funeral Mass will be offered Tuesday at 11 am. Burial St. Peter and Paul's Cemetery. Recitation of Rosary, Monday at 8:30 pm. Survived by a sister-in-law, Mrs. Sophie McArdle of Rochester; several nieces and nephews. Since his retirement Father McArdle has assisted in various parishes in the Elmira area.
MIX - (Spence), Mrs. Linda - Age 20, of 3360 Kabel Drive, New Orleans, LA. Sunday, August 28, 1977, in Monticello, Miss. Born in Elmira, NY, she was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank MIX of Lowman, NY. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald Spence. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her daughter, Rita Lee Spence at home; a brother, Frank Mix II of Lowman, NY; sisters, Mrs. Karen Husner of Elmira, Alta and Marianna Mix of Lowman. Services were held Sunday, September 4, 1977. There will be a memorial Mass at Sts. Peter and Paul Church, Saturday, September 10 at 10 a.m. 
ROOT - Rev. Root, orginially from Newport, N.Y., graduated from Eastern Baptist Seminary in Philadelphia. He and his wife, Audrey have three daughters and a son. His accomplishments go into many fields around the communities, but his main one seems to be the ability to be in so many places in the course of one day. "It's not too much of an exaggeration to say he works a 36 hour day" Mrs. Welch said. Another friend added that, "He's helped hold the communities together for a long tie in many ways." A fitting description of Rev. Root is the simple, sincere one given by Mrs. Lewis; "He's a very thoughtful, very accommodating person, always. He's just a fine Christian man." 
ROSS - Mrs. Donna ROSS Crandle, Age 37, of Troy, PA, RD 2, formerly of Elmira, Saturday, April 24, 1971. Friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Monday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Funeral services there Tuesday at 10 am, the Rev. Stephen Parr of the Penna, Ave. United Methodist Church officiating. Burial Maple Grove Cemetery, Horseheads. In lieu of flowers, it was Mrs. Crandle's request that donations be made to her aunt, Mrs. Glenn (Marian) Knapp to be put in trust for her children. Survived by her husband, Mr. Arthur Crandle; daughters, Marlene and Kathleen Crandle, both at home; sons, James Patterson, Rickey Patterson and Michael Wayne Crandle; mother, Mrs. Iona (Lewis) Ross; sister, Mrs. Frank (Dolly) Makovitch of Horseheads; brother, Richard Ross of Maine, NY; several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. She was a member of the Elmira Rebekah Lodge. - From Joyce's Scrapbook - Typed by Marci-Jo Mishoe
SLOCUM - , Mrs. Augusta SLOCUM Besley- Age 74 of 1464 Penna. Ave., Pine City, Wednesday, March 27, 1974, at the Arnot Ogden Memorial Hospital. Friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Thursday evening 7 to 9 pm, Friday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Funeral services there Saturday at 11 am. Rev. Coley Harrison of the Southport Baptist Church officiating. Burial Mapel Grove Cemetery, Horseheads. Survived by daughter, Mrs. David (Ruth) Johnson with whom she resided, four grandchildren, Mrs. James (Sharon) Cummings, Miss Joan M. Strope and Miss Deborah Johnson, both of Pine City, Stephen Strope of Philadelphia; sisters, Mrs. Ethel Detlof of Elmira, Mrs. Iva Crumb of Horseheads, Mrs. Chester (Frances) McWhorter of Lowman, Mrs. Jay (Elizabeth) Garris of EuCallie, FL, Mrs. Clyde (Eloise) McDufee of Venice, FL, Mrs. Harry (Georgianna) Woodcock of Elmira; two brothers, Leon Solcum of Sayre, PA and Leman of South Carolina; several nieces and nephews. She was a member of the Remington Rand 25 Year club, widow of the late Stephen Besley.
(Smith) , Mrs. Zennie - Jerusalem Hill Road, RD 2, Friday, February 18, 1966. Friends may call at Kalec Funeral Home Sunday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral and committal there Monday at 11 a.m., the Rev. Jay Sale. Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Survived by daughter, Mrs. Jane Insull of Elmira; five grandchildren, six great grandchildren. Typed by Marci-Jo Mishoe 
SMITH, Lewis, Age 69, of 245 Golden Glow Dr., Tuesday, May 31, 1966. Friends may call at Keister Funeral Home, 1138 Broadway, Thursday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm, the Rev. F. B. Tschudy, Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Survived by wife, Mrs. Rena Louise Smith; daughter, Mrs. Bernard (Phyllis) Hakes of Elmira; brothers, Theodore Smith and Gardner C. Smith, both of Elmira; six grandchildren; two nieces. Mr. Smith was a member of First United Church of Christ and New York Lodge No. 62 B.P.O.E. LODGE NOTICE Officers and members of Elmira Lodge of Elks will meet at Keister to conduct a memorial service for our late brother, Lewis Smith. Signed: Francis J. Gustin, Jr. Exalted Ruler Charles Yenson Secretary 
SMITH, Samuel V. - Age 91, of Jersualem Hill Road, RD 2, Saturday, Jan. 29, 1966. Friends may call at the Kalec Funeral Home Sunday 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral and committal service there Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Survived by wife, Zennie; daughter, Mrs. Jennie Insull of Elmira; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. He was a retired farmer. Please omit flowers. Typed by Marci-Jo Mishoe 
SMITH, Arlington C., 76 of Willseyville died unexpectedly in Candor on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 1968, after an apparent heart attack. He had ---- a bus driver in the city of Ithaca for 28 years prior to retirement from the Community Transit system in August 1961.Born in Genoa, he was the son of the late Hanford and Flora May Hurlbutt Smith. His late wife as Frieda Ferris Smith.At the time of Mr. Smith's retirement he was praised as having done "a wonderful job" by James Westbrook, at that time manager of the bus system.He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Bernie Lisseck of Ithaca and Mrs. Pauline Sawyer of Zion, Ill.; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Mildred Pearce of Ithaca, Mrs. Olive Ca--- of Yonkers, and Mrs. Lillian Rogers of Manhattan Beach, Calif., and several nieces.Services will be at 3 pm Saturday at Van Order Funeral Home. Burial will be later at the convenience of the family.Friends may call Friday evening at the funeral home. 
SPENCE, Gerald - Age 37 of 3360 Kabel Drive, New Orleans, LA, Sunday, August 28, 1977, in Montiello, Miss. He is survived by his parents, William and Maggie Pressley Spence of Anderson, SC; a son, Tommy Lavelle Spence of Monticello, Miss.; daughters, Miss Rita Lee and Miss Tammy Elizabeth Spence of Monticello, Miss., several brothers and sister. Services were held September 4, 1977, in Anderson, South Carolina 
(Sullivan) - --- Clara, 66 widow of the late Eugene Sullivan of Fassett, PA, died at a local hospital at 8 pm Monday, June 5, 1939. She is survived by two daughters, Sister Damien of Auburn and Mrs. Fordice Baker of Millerton, PA; five sons, Edward Sullivan of Lowman, Eugene Sullivan of Candor, Kenneth Sullivan or Elmira, Fred and Harold Sullivan of Fassett; two sisters, Mrs. Gertrude Courtright of Elmira, and Mrs. W. S. Wilcox of Mansfield. The body will be in the Holly Funeral Home, Elmira, Wednesday morning until the funeral which will be Thursday at 9 am EDT at St. Mary's Church, Elmira, with the Rev. J. J. Moriarty officiating. Burial in SS. Peter and Paul's Cemetery. Please omit flowers. 
SULLIVAN, Mr. Eugene H. of 1256 West Church St. Prayer service was held at the Hughes and Sons Funeral Home, 311 Lake St., Wednesday at 9:30 am followed by Funeral Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am in St. Patrick's Church, the Rev. Michael Connor C. P. celebrant. In the sanctuary was the Rev. Joseph M. Egan, Pallbearers: Raymond J. Chrzan, John J. Crowley, Rocco Giamichele, Joseph Michalko, Stephen B. Michalko and Robert Mitchell. Father Connor conducted the committal at St. Peter and Paul's Cemetery.
SULLIVAN, Mr. Eugene H. - Age 84 of 1256 West Church St., formerly of Davis St., Sunday, March 24, 1974. Friends are invited to call at the Hughes & Sons Funeral Home, 311 Lake St., Tuesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Prayer service at the funeral home Wednesday at 9:30 am followed by Funeral Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am in St. Patrick's Church. Burial in St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Survived by one son, Robert F. Sullivan of Pine City; daughter, Mrs. Louis (Mary Helen) Michalko of Elmira, seven grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. He was a communicant of St. Patrick's Church and a retired employee of Mobil Oil Co.
(Sutton) Mrs. Samuel Sutton. The remains of Mrs. Samuel Sutton, of Blossburg, accompanied by a large number of mourning friends, were taken to Corning on the early train Monday for burial. Mrs. Sutton's husband was baggage-master on the Tioga railroad for many years preceding his death.

TILLINGHAST, Louis, Age 86, Gillett, RD 2, Thursday, May 17th at Troy Community Hospital. Friends are invited to call at the Keister Funeral Home, Friday 2-4 pm, 7-9 pm. Funeral there Saturday 1:30 pm, Rev. J. Sidney Kane, Bradford County Memorial Park.

TILLINGHAST, Louis - Services for Louis R. Tillinghast, 86, RD 2 Gillett, were held May 19 at the Keister Funeral Home, Elmira, the Rev. J. Sydney Kane officiating. Interment was in Bradford County Memorial Park, Luthers Mills. Mr. Tillinghast died May 17, 1973. He was a member of the Fassett Baptist Church, a lifelong resident of South Creek Township and a breeder of Holstein cattle for a number of years. Surviving are his wife, Vira M.; daughter, Mrs. Gordon (Orilla) Mallory, Horseheads; son, Robert L. of RD 2 Gillett; five grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; several nephews and nieces.

TILLINGHAST - Wellsburg - A son, Tuesday, Apr. 29, 1941, to Gordon and Orilla TILLINGHAST- Mallory of Lower Maple Ave
VANDERHOOF, William H. - Age 66 of RD 1, Waverly, NY, Thursday, Dec. 9, 1976 at Tioga General Hospital. Friends may call at the Russell Funeral Home, 462 Fulton St., Waverly, NY, Saturday 7 to 9 pm. Funeral and committal service there Sunday at 2 pm. Rev. William Wells. Burial Glenwood Cemetery, Waverly. Survived by one daughter, Mrs. David (Beverly) Paul of RD 1, Waverly; one brother, James (Sunny) Vanderhoof of Waverly; two sisters, Mrs. Frank (Elizabeth) Holdridge of Waverly and Mrs. Peter (Helen) Boldish of Orlando, FL; three grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, cousins. He was a member of No. Waverly Chapel, Waverly Lodge No. 407 F&AM, NYS Water Well Drillers Association, National Eater Well Drillers Association, self-employed well driller. He was born in Horseheads Sept. 15, 1910 the son of the late Peter and Carrie Smith Vanderhoof.
WAGNER, Anton C. - age 74 of 128 Camelot Drive, Horseheads, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 1974. No calling hours. Funeral and committal services at the Keister Funeral Home, Friday, 11 am, Rev. F. B. Tschudy of the First United Church of Christ, Elmwood Cemetery Canton, NY. The family gratefully declines flowers, those who wish may make donations to the Heart Fund. Survived by wife, Ruth Farren Wagner; daughter Mrs. Robert (Beverly) Keigler of Horseheads; brother, Frank Wagner of Elmira; two grandchildren. Mr. Wagner was a member of the First United Church of Christ and a member of the Caton Grange. 
WALSH, Maurice R. - Age 65, of 207 Reading Road, Watkins Glen on Thursday, June 12, 1975, at the Schuyler Hospital. Friends may call at the Haughery Funeral Home Sunday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm where prayer service will be held Monday 9:30 am followed by Mass of Christian Burial 10 am at St. Mary's of the Lake Church. Burial at Holy Cross Cemetery. There will be prayers for the deceased Sunday at 8 pm.
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Published On Tri-Counties Site On 04 OCT 98
By Joyce M. Tice