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LEROY HACKETT SR. - Passed on February 14, 2003 in Kernersville, NC due to cancer.  Preceded in death by Patricia R. Hackett.  Funeral service will be at Burrow Funeral HOme in Walnut Cove NC.  He was the commander of the Elmira Auxiliary for 4 years.  He also was a certified chef.  He is survived by is wife, Joyce A. Hackett of Lowman, NY; sister Mable Clark of NC; aunt Isabel Neason of Elmira; and children Leroy and Maureen Hackett Jr. of Stanley NY; Lisa and Jim Reedy of Bently Creek PA; Susan and Michael Cales of NC; Phillip and Donna Hackett of Sayre PA; Scott Hackett of Rochester NY; John Squires of Lowman; Tammy Squires of Elmira; Joe and Michelle Squires of Elmira; Corey and Francis Carson of Lowman; Norma Kleine of Elmira; brother-in-laws Duane and Susan Scott of Towanda PA; Lloyd W. Scott of Painted Post, several grand children and great-grand-children, cousins, nieces and nephews. Any donations to the Hackett Fund would be greatly appreciated. Send to Burroughs Funeral Home 1382 Hwy. 65 west, Walnut Cove, NC. Services will be held starting at 12 pm Saturday February 21 at Burroughs Funeral Home. –Elmira Star Gazette

HACKLING –SALOMA PATTON, 85 a resident of Centerville, Pa. died Friday, Oct. 16, 1998 at 7:30 p.m. as a result of an auto accident in front of her home.  She died in the ICU of the Robert Packer Hospital.  She was born on Sept. 3, 1913 in Jameson City, Pa.  She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Luella (DeWalt) Hackling.  Saloma lived most of her life in Noxen, Wyoming County, Pa.  She moved to Bradford County in 1968.  Her husband, the late James Patton preceded her in death in 1981.  Saloma enjoyed her family, her flowers and her many friends.  She will be missed by all.  Surviving are three sons and daughters-in-law, James and Anna Patton of Burlington, Pa., Richard and Marlene Patton of Bentley Creek, Pa., William and Elsa Patton of the Marshall Islands; her sisters, Mae D. Pegg of Berwick, Pa., Lena Shaneberger of Towanda, Pa., Margaret Goldberg of Wyalusing, Pa., Stella Mason of Burlington, Pa.; 19 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.  In addition to her husband and parents, she was also preceded in death by sisters, Anna Hopfer, Cora Miller and Helen Arceola and brothers, Joseph William and Carl Hackling.  There will be no calling hours.  Funeral arrangements are uncertain at this time and will be made at the convenience of the family.  Arrangements are being handled by the McHenry Funeral home, 106 Church St., Wyalusing, Pa.  –Towanda Daily Review

CLARENCE FRANK HAFLETT - Retired Taxi Driver 86, died at Mimbres Memorial Nursing Home, November 27, 2000.  He had been a Deming resident since 1973, moving here from Elmira, NY.  Mr. Haflett was born April 3, 1914 to William and Blanche Wilcox Haflett.  He married Alice Landon, March 6, 1938, and she preceded him in death.  Later he married Sharlett Quick and she also preceded him in death.  Mr. Haflett drove a taxi while living in Elmira and devoted most of his free time to the Salvation Army.  Upon moving to New Mexico he worked as a security guard.  He also devoted his time to Meals on Wheels and the Salvation Army here and in Las Cruces. Mr. Haflett is survived by one daughter, Sylvia Tubbs of Elmira, NY; three sons, Thomas Quick of Florida, Ernest Quick of Elmira, Richard Quick of Elmira; one sister, Luella (Penny) Pawlina Harris of Deming; five nephews, William Mosher of Deming, Kenneth Mosher of Silver City, John Haflett of Georgia, Ronnie Haflett of Elmira, Dale Haflett of Washington; two nieces, Marleah Adams of Elmira, Donna Amleigh of Dundee; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Also preceding him in death was his brother, Ernest Haflett.  In lieu of flowers, the family requests any donations be made to Mimbres Memorial Nursing Home, Box 789, Deming, NM.  –Elmira Star Gazette

MAX C. HAFLETT age 68 of Bay St. Louis, MS, formerly of Granville died June 9, 1985 at Gulfport, MS.  Mr. Haflett was a member of Diamondhead Baptist Church, Elks Lodge in Gulfport, MS, Moose Lodge and Antique Automobile and Engine Club of Mississippi.  Mr. Haflett was also the former owner of Max Flavorland in Canton.  Survivors include: his wife, Kathryn Brown Haflett; daughters, Lydell Reeder, High Springs, FL, Bonnie Rudnick, West Palm Beach, FL; Sharon Martin, River Ridge, LA and Sister Marie Esther, Notre Dame, IN; sister, Rose Marie Robin, Horseheads and seven grandchildren.  Funeral services were held at the Reimann Funeral Home, June 12.  Burial was in St. Joseph at Rotten Bayou Cemetery.  –Canton Independent Sentinel

RALPH L. HAFLETT of Indianapolis, IN, age 69, formerly of Elmira died December 29, 2001.  He was employed by Ingersoll-Rand, retiring in 1992.  Services were held at the Salvation Army in Indianapolis.  Survivors include his wife, Ruth; brothers, William and Walter; sister, Elsie Cambio; sons, Mark and Stephen; 3 step-children and 15 grandchildren.  Ralph was predeceased by sisters, Eva Butler and Dorothy Foster and brother, Charles.  –Elmira Star Gazette

WILLIAM C. HAFLETT JR. age 35 of Glen Allen, VA formerly of Corning and Elmira died December 18, 1987 in Richmond, VA.  Memorial services will be announced at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to William C. Haflett Academic Award Fund, care of Douglas H. Scott, Eastern College of St. Davids, St. Davids, Pa.  He is survived by his wife, Cynthia; parents, William and Evelyn Haflett Sr. of Corning; brother, Daniel Haflett of Corning; several aunts, uncles, cousins.  He was born October 23, 1952 in Corning, the son of William and Evelyn Pelham Haflett Sr.  He married Cynthia Kennedy January 10, 1976 in Hatboro, PA.  He was a 1970 graduate of Corning-Painted Post West High School.  He attended Ohio State University, was a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Eastern College of St. Davids, PA where he received his BA Degree, he was a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Catholic University of America, Washington, DC receiving a Masters Degree in City and Regional Planning, he received his Juris Doctor and MBA from the University of North Carolina and while at the University of North Carolina, he was Editor of the North Carolina Law Review.  He was admitted to the Virginia State Bar and was a member of the Virginia Bar Assoc. and the American Bar Assoc.  He was an associate of Hunton and Williams Law Firm in Richmond, VA.  He was also a member of the University Presbyterian Church, Chapel Hill, NC.  Arrangements by Carpenter’s Funeral home, Corning.  –Elmira Star Gazette

DUANE H. HALLOCK - On the morning of Monday, Feb. 12, 2007, Duane H. Hallock of Columbia Cross Roads RR 2 (Springfield Township) was called home by the Father after a brave battle with illness. He was 77 years of age and at the time of his passing was surrounded by his beloved family.  Born in Elkland, Tioga County, Pa., on Dec. 24, 1929, he was the son of Sherman and Beatrice (Peet) Hallock.  Duane served our country with the United States Air Force and later with the Army Reserves.  He was a skilled machinist, employed for many years at Ingersoll-Rand in Elmira, N.Y.  He also served many years as a deputy sheriff with the Bradford County Sheriff's Office, as well as being the duly elected constable for Springfield Township.  On Nov. 10, 1948, he married his high school sweetheart, Mary Jane Heysham. Together they raised three sons and five daughters.  Duane will be remembered as a quiet, hard-working man devoted to his family.  Duane is survived by his wife of 58 years, Mary Jane, at home; sons, Sherman (and Beverly) Hallock, at home, Duane H. (and Jill) Hallock II of Gillett, and Lynn (and Karen) Hallock of Coryland; daughters, Martha Bryanking of Florida, Georgia (and Harry) French of East Smithfield, Beatrice (and Tom) Murray and Anna (and Don) Kittle, all of Columbia Cross Roads, and Kitty (and Ron) Vanderpool of Coryland; as well as 22 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.  Family and friends are invited to a viewing and service from 2 to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 15, at Duane's residence, RR 2, Box 263, Columbia Cross Roads, with Pastor Melvin Good officiating.  Professional services have been entrusted to Morse and Kleese Funeral Home Inc., Canton. –Towanda Daily Review 2/13/2007

HAMAN –IRIS P. HILL, 76 wife of James G. Hill of Endicott, N.Y. formerly of Vestal, N.Y. and Monroeton died Friday evening, Jan. 3, 1992 at Memorial Hospital, Towanda.  Born Nov. 21, 1915 in New Albany, Pa. she was a daughter of the late James and Jane VanDyke Haman.  Iris was a graduate of New Albany High School and was formerly employed by the Vestal Library and by the office of Dr. Richard Smigelsky of Vestal.  Mr. and Mrs. Hill were former residents of “The Stone House” on Route 220 in Monroeton form many years.  Iris is survived by her husband, James Guilford Hill; a daughter, Nancy J. Lafy of Maine, N.Y.; three grandchildren, Melinda J. Wells of Steamboat Springs, Colo., Midshipman Derek Hill of Castine, Maine and Dennis Duggan Hill, stationed with the U.S. Army in Germany; a great-grandson, Christopher J. Wells; several nieces, nephews and cousins.  She was preceded in death by a son, Lawrence Edward Hill on March 16, 1990.  The funeral service will be held Tuesday, Jan. 7, 1992 at 11 a.m. at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda with the Rev. Harry L. Ferguson, pastor of the Wysox Presbyterian Church officiating.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.  The family suggests that memorials may be directed to the charity or organization of one’s choice in Iris B. Hill’s memory.  –Towanda Daily Review

HARKNESS –MARY ELIZABETH HARKNESS CLARK formerly of Reading and West Chester, PA, died September 15, 2003 at Bethany Manor, Horseheads, NY from complications of Multiple Sclerosis.  Mary was the daughter of Edward Dudley and Ernestine Wachter Harkness.  Born September 26, 1929 in Sellersville, PA, she graduated from Wyomissing High School, Wyomissing, PA.  She married George "Ted" Clark in 1955.  She was predeceased by brothers, Emil and Edward, and half sister, Doris Harkness. Surviving family members include Ted Clark of West Grove, PA; son and daughter-in-law, USAF Major George E. and C. Jane Clark of West Chester, PA; daughter and son-in-law, Caroline C. and James E. Matthews III of Elmira, NY; grandchildren, Christopher, Susannah and Katherine Matthews and George "Robbie" Clark.  Also surviving are brothers, John and Thomas (Ann); sisters, Caroline - Sister Marie Ernestine OSF, Alice Southworth, Helen Louise Southworth, Katherine (Harold) Fatzinger, Ernestine (Carl) Remp; and half sister, Fay (Irvin) Sweigert; many nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews. Mary was an operator for Bell of Pennsylvania and later a secretary.  Before her illness, she was a Girl Scout leader, sang in a women's chorale and loved to talk about her large family. S he was an avid reader and shared her love of books with her children and grandchildren.  Arrangements are under the direction of Barber Funeral Home, Horseheads NY. Calling hours are Wednesday, September 17, from 1 to 2 p.m. in the chapel of the First United Methodist Church, 1034 W. Broad Street, Horseheads, NY; services follow at 2:30 p.m.  The Reverend Dr. Robert O. Sherburne will officiate.  Burial is at Valley Forge Memorial Gardens, King of Prussia, PA, on Saturday, September 20, at 10 a.m.; the Rev. Major Kenneth Crooks, USAF officiating. Memorial contributions may be made in Mary's memory to: Horseheads First United Methodist Church, Living Memorial Fund, 1034 West Broad St., Horseheads, NY or to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Upstate NY Chapter, 1650 South Ave., Suite 100, Rochester, NY.  –Elmira Star Gazette

CHARLES D. HARMAN, 83 of Cogan House Township, Lycoming County died November 19, 1999.  Born May 18, 1916 he was the son of Garrett L. Harman and Jennie Mae Eckinstin.  Mr. Harman worked as a laborer and dairy farmer and worked for over 20 years at Horner’s Sawmill.  He is remembered as a man who would help anyone in need.  Surviving are three children, Franklin D. Fulkrod, Canton, Raymond L. Harman, Milheim, PA and June C. Fulkrod, Trout Run; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.  Mr. Harman was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Cleda E. Harman.  The funeral service was held Monday, November 22 with burial in White Pine Cemetery, Cogan House Township.  Arrangements were under the direction of the Frederick E. Welker Funeral home, Jersey Shore.  –Canton Independent Sentinel

HARMAN –MARIAN LOUISE FAIVRE, 58 of Lopez died on Sunday, Jan. 23, 1994 at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre.  Marian was born on June 19, 1935 in Liberty, the daughter of the late Garrett and Catherine Guy Harman.  She graduated from Liberty High School.  Marian was predeceased by her husband, Louie B. Faivre in January 1981.  She is survived by her former husband; James A. Black of Lopez; son and daughter-in-law; David and Lavone Black of Dushore; two daughters and sons-in-law, Mrs. Bernard (Irene) Ryan of Dushore, Mrs. James (Jill) McWilliams of Dushore; two brothers, six sisters and four grandchildren.  Funeral and committal services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 25, 1994 at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 206 Water St., Dushore with the Rev. Barbara Kaetzel-Row officiating.  Interment will be in the Oregon Cemetery, Morris, PA (Error, Oregon Hill is in Pine Twp., Lycoming Co., PA) at the convenience of the family.  Friends may call at the funeral home from 1-2 p.m. Tuesday prior to the funeral services.  –Towanda Daily Review

ROBERT A. HARRINGTON age 55 of Apopka, Florida died August 12, 2004.  SHS Class of 1967 & US Marine Corp.  Veteran.  Predeceased by his mother, Phyllis (Stewart) Harrington.  Survived by his father, Glenn Harrington of Elmira; his wife, Clara (Rosekrans); children: Sean, Scott, and Michelle (James) Rodrigues; grandchildren: James Robert Rodrigues, Scarlette Harrington, Sebastian Harrington and Angelina Harrington.  A memorial service will be held Friday, September 3, 2004 at 6:30 PM at the South Creek Evangelical Church, South Creek Rd., Wellsburg, NY.  –Elmira Star Gazette

HARRY –MILDRED HARRY DODGE of Wyalusing died January 26, 2004 in Conway, South Carolina following a brief illness.  A native of Virginia, Mrs. Dodge had resided in Wyalusing area for many years with her family and her husband, Willard D. Dodge who preceded her in death in 1976.  Born May 12, 1920 in Batesville, Virginia, Mrs. Dodge was the daughter of the Reverend John C. and Almeda Crowther Harry.  She was a graduate of Longwood College in Farmville, Virginia and taught Home Economics in the Laceyville, New Albany and Wyalusing Area High Schools for many years.  Mrs. Dodge held a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the Pennsylvania State University and from the mid 1960’s until her retirement in 1985 she served as Coordinator of Curriculum and Federal Programs for the Wyalusing Area School District.  During her tenure she initiated the Head Start program as well as other early failure prevention programs in the district.  Mrs. Dodge served for a number of years on the executive committee of the Pennsylvania Association of Federal Programs Coordinators and was president of that organization from 1982 to 1984.  She was also an active member of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International for many years, serving as president of both the Alpha Zeta and Beta Rho chapters.  Follow her retirement Mrs. Dodge continued to be active in many community, church and professional organizations serving on numerous committees and boards over the years including the United Methodist Church, the Wyalusing library, the Bradford County Library and the Wyalusing Musical Society.  She also continued to be active in the American Association of University Women and served on the boards of Bradford County Children and Youth Services, Wyalusing Lioness Club and Junior Miss.  Mrs. Dodge is survived by her son, W. Davis Dodge, Jr. and his wife Patricia M. of Conway, South Carolina and their children, Brian and Caroline; her daughter, Lansdale D. Shaffmaster and her husband, Frederic of Dalton, PA and their sons, Nicholas and Christian; her daughter, Courtenay Dodge and her husband, Richard Friedberg of Meadville, PA and their daughters, Sarah and Hannah and several nieces and nephews and their children.  She was preceded in death by her two brothers, John C. Harry, Jr. and William Harry and by her two sisters, Louise Harry Bagby and Julia Harry.  Friends may call at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, One Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing, PA from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Friday, January 30, 2003.  A memorial service will be held at the United Methodist Church in Wyalusing Saturday, January 31 at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. Beverly Davenport, her former pastor officiating.  In lieu of flowers contributio0ns may be made to the Wyalusing Public Library, PO Box 98, Wyalusing, PA or the American Heart Association, 228 S. Russell Ave., Williamsport, PA.  –Towanda Daily Review

LEONARD M. HATCH, 79 of Elkland Township, Forksville, Pa. died in the early morning of Monday, Feb. 24, 2003 at Memorial Hospital of Towanda.  He was born on Feb. 18, 1924 in Elkland Township, Sullivan County, son of the late Raymond J. and Laura Carter Hatch.  He had been a lifetime resident of Sullivan County.  Prior to retirement he was employed as a lumberman.  He had worked for Roscoe Burgess for 18 years, Dwayne Morris and Baumunk Lumber Mill during World War II.  From 1949 to 1951 he worked for the Rural Electric Cooperative in Forksville.  He is survived by his sister, Vera Gunyon of Reston, W.Va.  In accordance to Mr. Hatch’s wishes there will be no services.  Arrangements have been entrusted to the Russell P. McHenry Funeral Home, 119 Carpenter St., Dushore.  –Towanda Daily Review

HAVENS –JUANITA FULLER, 92 former long-time resident of Canton, Pa. died peacefully on Monday, Nov. 7, 2005 at the Green Home in Wellsboro.  Juanita was born in Susquehanna County, Pa. on Dec. 29, 1912.  She was a daughter of the late Clarence and Marion Havens and wife of the late Clyde Fuller.  Juanita was employed at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. as a stenographer during World War II.  In later years she was a homemaker and enjoyed accumulating many types of collectibles.  Surviving are: a nephew, Leroy Goodwin of Troy; and four nieces, Betty Wills of Florida, Virginia Millward of North Carolina, Lula Shaw of Virginia and Connie Goodwin of Florida.  She was predeceased by her son, Seth Fuller and a brother and sister, Seth Havens and Carlotta Goodwin.  Funeral arrangements will be private and are in the care of Pepper Funeral Home in Canton.  –Towanda Daily Review

HAXTON –JOAN E. COLE, 66 died August 3, 2000 at the Lakeside Beikirch Care Center, Brockport, NY.  Born in Canton, Pennsylvania she was a daughter of Willis and Marge Davis Haxton.  She worked as a secretary at the Hilton Spencerport Express Trucking in Kendall which she and her husband owned.  She was a member of the Morton Baptist Church and the Easter Star.  Surviving are; her husband of 47 years, Dean Cole, Kendall, NY; children, Dean (Donna) Cole, Kendall, NY, Kathy (Mike) Kemp, Sauquoit, NY, David (Nancy) Cole, Thomas (Cheryl) Cole, John (Karen) Cole, Robert Cole, Paula (Rob) Browe, all of Kendall, NY; mother, Marge Haxton, Alba; sisters, Patricia (Dan) Spencer, PA; Jackie (Ted) Spencer, Alba, PA, Linda (Bill) Hazelton, NM; brother, Lee (Sandy) Haxton, Elmira; 15 grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her father, Willis and a sister, Sandy Haxton.  A memorial service was held August 5 at the Morton Baptist Church.  Memorial remembrances in Mrs. Cole’s name may be directed to the Morton Baptist Church, 1152 County Line 20, Kendall, NY or the Kendall Ambulance, Kendall Road, Kendal, NY.  Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Merrill-Grinnell Funeral Home, Albion, NY.  –Canton Independent Sentinel

DANIEL PATRICK HEALEY, 49 of Towanda RR 2 Asylum Township, died Tuesday evening, March 2, 2004 at Memorial Hospital, North Towanda Township.  Born May 8, 1954 in Tacoma, Wash. he was a son of the late Michael Patrick and Jane A. Carr Healy.  Daniel was a graduate of Keyport High School in Keyport, N.J. and attended Brookdale Community College.  On July 12, 1980 he married the former Patricia R. Ferrante in Keyport, N.J.  Daniel was employed by F.C.I. in Freehold, N.J. until he moved to this area in April of 2003.  He was a drummer in various rock ‘n’ roll bands and enjoyed gardening.  Surviving are his wife, Patricia Healy at home; his son, Justin Healy at home; a brother, James M. Healy of Union Beach, N.J.; his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Faith and Ed Toth of Wysox; his sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Faith and Richard Bailey of Monroeton; his brother-in-law, Dominic Ferrante of Wysox; a niece, Stephanie Bailey of Monroeton; a nephew, Richard Bailey of Monroeton; an aunt, Barbara Carr of Harrison, N.J. and several cousins.  He was preceded in death by a sister, Margaret H. Healy.  Funeral services will be held at a later date in Keyport, N.J.  There are no calling hours.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, Towanda.  –Towanda Daily Review

HEESS –ANNA V. MORGAN – On the evening of March 9, 2004 Anna V. (Heess) Morgan, 95 of Shunk died quietly at Dar-Way Nursing home in Estella.  Born in Elkland Township, Sullivan County on June 16th, 1908 she was the daughter of Harry A. and Hanna (Cott) Heess.  She was a lifelong resident of Sullivan County, never residing more than a few miles from her birthplace.  She attended Estella High School through the 11th grade and completed her senior year at Canton High School.  Unpretentious and uncomplicated, she enjoyed the simple things in life.  She was an avid gardener and enjoyed was an avid gardener and enjoyed cooking and canning the fruits of her labors.  She also enjoyed baking and her molasses cookies where famous throughout the community.  Anna was a woman of great faith and much of her life was centered around the Elkland Friends Meetings.  She was also a devoted family woman whose concerns for the members of her extended family took priority over her own concerns.  Surviving are her son, Veron (and Connie) Bogart, Forksville; daughters, Sherrill Bogart, Williamsport, Dorothy (and Edward) Rexer, Forksville; step-children, Frank Morgan, Lyle Morgan, Glen Morgan, Dale Morgan, Melvin Morgan, John Morgan, Josephine Lewis, Norma Lodge, Doris Rathbun, Marie Collier, Park Bedford; grandchildren; Edward Rexer, Eric Rexer, Jared Bogart, Dana Pick, Aaron Bogart, Joshua Bogart; great-grandchildren, Ayano Rexer, Logan Pick as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.  She was preceded in death by her three husbands, Francis Bogart, Victor Bedford and William Morgan; brother, Kermit Heess; sisters, Dorothy Neece, Ruth Burgess and Gertrude Heess; step-children, Dorothy Kipp, Ester Clisso, Madelyn Kilmer, Stanley Morgan, Vance Morgan, Martin Morgan and Marjorie Bedford.  A celebration of her life was held March 12 at the Morse and Kleese Funeral Home, Inc., 40 North Center St., Canton.  Memorial contributions in her name may be directed to the Dar-Way Activities Fund, c/o Dar-Way Nursing Home, RR1 Box 1116, Forksville, PA.  –Canton Independent Sentinel

HEMBURY –ADELAIDE C. FINAN, 70 of New Albany, daughter of the late Floyd and Bertha Spears Hembury died on Thursday, April 16, 1998 at home.  She was born in Cherry Township, Sullivan county Dec. 2, 1927.  She was active in New Albany Parish.  Addy helped coordinate and participated in activities such as the church’s English Tea, which was always a great success.  She was a homemaker and enjoyed her flowers and ceramics.  She was an avid camper and enjoyed spending time with her family and many good friends.  Addy was preceded in death by her husband, the late Leonard (Pop) Finan on Dec. 10, 1993.  Surviving are her children; daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Milo Putnam of Wyalusing; a son Roger (Rocky) Finan of New Albany; a daughter, Mary Oakley of Danville, Pa.; a son, William Finan of Encinitas, Calif.; a daughter and son-in-law, Paula and Gerald (Tink) Lee of Pennryn; seven grandchildren, Todd and Julie Pierce Robinson of Towanda, Jeremy Robinson and fiancée Kim Forrest of Towanda, Andy and Chris Finan of New Albany, Jennifer Oakley of Danville and Dustin and Clayton Lee of Penryn and two great-grandchildren, Katie Jo and Heather Pierce of Towanda; two half-sisters, Gertrude Lantz and Geraldine Krakoski and several nieces and nephews.  In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her step-mother, Eunice Hembury; her sister, Ethel (Sis) Fulmer; three half-brothers, Cecil and Ernest Smithkors and Joe Hembury; three half-sisters, Jeannie Smithkors, Mary McEwen and Aggie Aldridge and two step-brothers, Claire and Leland McEwen.  The funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 18, 1998 at 10:30 a.m. in the New Albany Baptist Church with the Rev. Ronald Troup and the Rev. Dr. Charles Reynolds officiating.  Interment will be in St. Basil’s Cemetery, Dushore.  Friends and family are invited to call on Friday, April 17, 1998 at the Russell P. McHenry Funeral Home, 119 Carpenter St., Dushore from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.  –Towanda Daily Review

HENDERSHOT –EVA M. COOK, 85, widow of Howard W. Cook of RR 1, Monroeton (Franklindale), formerly of Lotus Avenue, Binghamton, N.Y. died Tuesday morning, Oct. 24, 1995 at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre following a lingering illness.  Born July 2, 1910 in Binghamton, N.Y. she was a daughter of the late William L. and Luella D. Hill Hendershot.  Eva was employed by Gaf-Ansco in Binghamton, N.Y. for over 25 years until her retirement.  Surviving are; a son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Betty McClintic, Sr. of Franklindale, Pa.; her grandchildren, James M. McClintic of Towanda RR 3, Donna and Ken Hoover of Monroeton RR 1, Robert and Linda McClintic Jr. of Monroeton RR 1, Terry L. McClintic of Towanda, Debra and Gary Miller of Monroeton RR 1, William H. and Dawne McClintic of Monroeton RR 1; several great-grandchildren; a brother and sister-in-law, Harold B. “Burt” and Gladys Hendershot of Ft. Pierce, Fla.; a sister, Beryl Crosby of Afton, N.Y.; several nieces, nephews and cousins.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard W. Cook on April 4, 1988.  The funeral service will be held Friday, Oct. 27, 1995 at 11 a.m. at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda with the Rev. Harry L. Ferguson officiating.  Interment will be in the Glenwood Cemetery, Afton, N.Y.  The family will receive friends Friday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.  The family suggests that memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society, Bradford Unit, 413 S. Main St., Athens, Pa. or to the Towanda Ambulance Association in care of Gary Parks, 312 William St., Towanda, Pa. in Eva Cook’s memory.  –Towanda Daily Review

HERBERG –TRUDY BAXTER, 61, Canton RR died April 12, 1997 at home while surrounded by her family.  She was born May 9, 1935 in Berlin, Germany the daughter of the late Paul and Else Herberg.  A graduate of a high school in Germany, she was employed by the former Swayze’s Folding Box Co. in Canton for 17 years, until failing health no longer permitted her to continue.  She enjoyed fishing, country rides, watching animal shows on television and in earlier years working in her flower garden.  Her main interest throughout life encompassed her home and family.  Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Catherine Wolf, Canton; a daughter and fiancé, Patricia Williams and Jordan Baxter of Canton; a daughter, Tanja Sechrist, Canton; six grandchildren, Natasha Williams, Rhonda Williams, Whitney Baxter, Meleney Wolf, Cody Wolf and Shayla Bellows; a sister and brother in Germany; special friends, Paul and Pam Pidcoe, Alberta and Barbie Fromille and Doug and Leona Graybill.  A memorial service will be held at the Canton Mennonite Church at the convenience of the family.  The family suggests memorials be directed to the American Cancer Society, Bradford Unit, 413 S. Main Street, Athens, PA in Mrs. Baxter’s memory.  Arrangements were under the direction of the Pepper Funeral Home, Canton.  –Canton Independent Sentinel

HERR –LULU B. ‘LU’ BIANCHI, 81 of 502 Park Ave., Woolrich died at her home Saturday, Feb. 15, 2003 with her family by her side.  She was born in Mill Hall Jan. 14, 1922, one of 10 children to Charles E. and Alice Leitch Herr.  She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Joseph L. Bianchi.  The Rev. Charles H. Hipp married them in St. Agnes Church on Jan. 8, 1949.  She graduated Valedictorian from Snow Shoe High School in 1941.  She worked for a brief time at Sylvania of Mill Hall before entering the U.S. Army Air Force in September 1943.  She served until December 1945 with the 200th AAF BU Sq B, Colorado Springs, Colo., attaining the rank of sergeant.  After being discharged from the service she attended the Williamsport Institute, where she received a Teacher’s Certificate of Cosmetology.  She retired from the office at Woolrich Woolen Mills after 18 years of service.  She was an active member of St. Agnes Church of Lock Haven and a 47-year member of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court Ave Maria #339, where she served as Recording Secretary, Vice Regent and Regent and she was the first ever recipient of the Catholic Daughter of the Year Award from her court.  At the state level, she served two years as District Deputy and two years as Chairman of Quality of Life.  She attended most state and national conventions.  She was also a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.  She enjoyed her family, traveling, golfing and bowling.  She bowled in the Clinton Women’s League and state tournaments up until she became ill a year ago.  Surviving besides her husband are one daughter, Cindy Harkey (John) of Avis; three sons, Stephen (Linda) and Greg of Woolrich and Shawn of Lock Haven; four sisters, Mikey Caprio of Oceoloa Mills, Grace Askey of Frenchville, Eileen Berthot of Florence, S.C. and Mary Estes of Lock Haven; three brothers, William and Lewis of Lock Haven and Claude Herr of Florida; nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.  Besides her parents, two brothers, Floyd and Charles Herr preceded her in death.  The funeral mass of Lula B. “Lu” Bianchi will be Thursday, Feb. 20 at 10 a.m. at St. Agnes Catholic Church, with the Rev. Sean Code officiating.  Friends will be received at the Moriarty-Dutcavich Funeral Home, 112 E. Church St., Lock Haven on Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. with a Catholic Daughters of America Service at 8 p.m. and the Vigil for the Deceased at 8:45 p.m.  Burial will be in Schencks Cemetery, Howard.  Memorial contributions may be made to St. Agnes Catholic Church, 3 E. Walnut St., Lock Haven or Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court Ave Maria #339 in care of Ann Hull, 1902 Long Run Road, Mill Hall, PA.  –Williamsport Sun-Gazette

HEVNER –BETTY LOU HARTLE, 57, formerly of Canton and a resident of Sayre RD 2 since 1978 died Sunday at Soldiers and Sailors Hospital, Wellsboro.  She was born January 11, 1926, the daughter of Floyd and Marjorie Brungard Hevner in Mill Hall, Pa.  She worked for the Pa. Inheritance Tax Office in Towanda.  She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. William (Theresa) Krise of Wellsboro, Pa. and Mrs. Robert (Sandra) Krise of Trout Run, Pa.; a son, Jay Edward Hartle of the Bronx, NY; her mother, Marjorie Hevner of Wellsburg, NY; four grandchildren and close friend, Mr. Eugene Thomas.  Funeral arrangements are being handled by Alteri Funeral Home, 314 Desmond St., Sayre where friends may call Wednesday from 7-9 p.m.  Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday with Rev. Richard Leonard of Trout Run officiating.  Burial will be in Highland Cemetery, Lock Haven, Pa.  –Canton Independent Sentinel

HEWITT –MARY LOU JOHNSON, 69 of New Albany died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2002 at her home after an illness.  She was born July 24, 1932 in Belleville, Mich., a daughter of the late Leo and Gertrude Freeman Hewitt.  Mary is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps having served as a sergeant from 1951 to 1954.  Prior to her retirement in 1993 she was employed by West Chester Arms in West Chester, Pa.  She has been a resident of this area since 1993.  Mrs. Johnson attended St. Basil’s Catholic Church in Dushore.  She was a member of American Legion, Loyalsock Post No. 996, Dushore and was a past chaplain and member of the Service Women Memorial to be built in Washington, D.C.  She enjoyed collecting knick-knacks, flowers and time spent gardening.  She is survived by her husband, Donald Johnson at home; sons, Michael Johnson of Mullica Hill, N.J. and Brian Johnson of West Chester; daughters; Lori Palecek of Levittown, Pa., Robin Genewiski of Palmerton, Pa., Susan Roach of West Chester and Jody DiSantis of Coral Springs, Fla.; brothers, Jack Hewitt of Ypsilanti, Mich., Joe Hewitt of Ypsilanti, Bud Hewitt of Arizona; sisters, Joan Riddle of Ypsilanti and Donna Johnson of Grand Rapids, Mich.; 16 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2002 in St. Basil’s Catholic Church.  The time has yet to be determined.  Interment will follow in the adjoining parish cemetery.  Friends and family are invited to call from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2002 at the Russell P. McHenry Funeral home, 119 Carpenter St., Dushore.  –Towanda Daily Review

GLEN E. HICKS, 43 of 65 Dogwood Lane, died Tuesday, March 4, 2003 at the University of Arkansas Medical School, Little Rock, Ark. following an extended illness.  He and his wife, the former Teresa L. Mertes, celebrated their 23rd wedding anniversary on Oct. 20, 2002.  Glen was employed as a welder and foreman at Matrix, Newark, Del.  He was a member of Garden View Christian Church, Ivy Lodge 397 F&AM and enjoyed hunting, fishing and the outdoors.  Born May 30, 1959 in Troy, he was a son of Edward C. and Janice Hagar Hicks.  Surviving in addition to his wife and parents, is a daughter, Rebecca L. at home; a brother, Coyce E. Hicks of Roaring Branch and sisters, Barbara E. Bayney of Jersey Shore and Ginger E. Hicks of Linden.  A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 22 at 11 a.m. at Annunciation Church, West Fourth and Walnut Streets with the Rev. John Kita officiating.  Interment will be at the convenience of the family.  Friends may call at Knight-Confer’s, 1914 Memorial Ave from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. the day of the service.  The family will provide the flowers and suggests memorial contributions be made to the Leukemia Society of America, Central PA Chapter, 800 Corporate Center, Harrisburg, PA or the Rebecca L. Hicks Trust Fund, c/o Woodlands Bank, 618 W. Southern Ave., South Williamsport.  –Williamsport Sun-Gazette

RUSSELL C. HICKS, 87, Coudersport, PA died unexpectedly at his home January 10, 2003.  Born January 19, 1915 in Springfield Township, PA he was the son of Jay and Ruth Baxter Hicks.  Mr. Hicks was a graduate of Troy High School.  He moved to Coudersport in 1948 where he was employed with the PA State Highway Department, retiring in 1977.  He was a past social member of American Legion Potter Post #192 and was past president of the AFSCME Union of PennDOT, Coudersport Branch.  Surviving are his wife of 62 years, Aileen Dodge Hicks; sons, Russell (Connie) Hicks, Bath, NY, Thomas (Sandy) Hicks, Coudersport; daughters, Doris Voorhees, Bradford, NY, Janice (Richard) Cousins, Little Valley, NY; several grandchildren; nieces and nephews.  In addition to his parents he was predeceased by a brother, Paul Hicks and a sister, Dorothy Cole.  Funeral services were held January 12th at the Fickenger Funeral home in Coudersport with the Rev. Dennis Adams officiating.  Burial will be at the convenience of the family in Troy, PA.  Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 440 W. Front Street, Clearfield, PA.  –Canton Independent Sentinel

HILL –ADA M. NORTON, 82 of Corsica, Pa. died early Wednesday morning, June 29, 1944 at the Brookville Hospital.  Born in Jersey Shore, Pa. on May 2, 1913 she was the daughter of Thomas C. and Carrie Hill.  She was married to Paul Norton who predeceased her on Aug. 15, 1987.  Mrs. Norton was a homemaker.  She was a member of the Strattanville United Methodist Church and was active in the church’s Adult Sunday School.  She is survived by a son, Samuel Bryce Norton of Houghton, N.Y.; a daughter, Paula K. Masler of Corsica; a brother-in-law and his wife, Ivan and May Norton of LaPorte; a nephew, Wylie Norton of Forksville; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Dr. Richard E. Norton and a grandson, Private Kenneth Paul Norton.  The funeral service will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at Strattanville United Methodist Church with the Rev. Lee Karns officiating.  Interment will follow at the Greenwood Cemetery.

RICHARD L. HILL IV, age 78 of East Third St., Corning, NY, died Tuesday, March 11, 2003 at home.  Richard was born January 23, 1925 in Corning, the son of the late Richard L. and Ella Mae (McIlwain) Hill.  He was a graduate of Corning Free Academy and attended the University of Pittsburgh for one year as an Army Air Corps Cadet.  Richard married Mary Catherine Flynn in Corning, September 23, 1944. Mary Catherine predeceased him on August 8, 1992.  They had been married for 48 years. Richard was a veteran of WWII, serving as an aviation cadet, and then as an aerial gunner on a B-29, serving with the 383rd Bombardment Group (Heavy).  He was retired from Corning, Inc., with over 44 years of active service.  He received his 50 year pin in 1995.  He spent his entire career at Fallbrook plant, as a Gaffer and a Supervisor.  Richard was a life member of the John P. Eaton Post American Legion, and had served as Commander.  He was also a life member of Crystal City VFW. Richard was the Chairman of the Graves Restoration committee of the United Veterans Organization for 25 years, responsible for the placement of grave markers and US Flags in various area cemeteries.  Richard was proud of his military and veteran service, and especially proud that his sons, along with his own service, had over 100 years of military duty serving this country.  Two of his sons have also served as Commanders of the John P. Eaton American Legion Post.  Richard is survived by his ten children, Michael (Mary) of Cary, NC, Brian of Corning, Francis (Sandy) of Lexington, KY, Paula Hill (Thomas Eagen) of Elmira Heights, Patricia (Rick) Baker of Dallas, TX, Richard (Robin) of Savona, NY, Christopher (Debra) of Painted Post, NY, Thomas (Michele) of Elmira, NY, Kathryn Hill Fiorillo of Corning, and Vincent (Candice) of Lindley, NY; brother, Paul (Mary Agnes) Hill of Corning; sister, Claire Wilson of Painted Post; brother-in-law, Dr. John T. Flynn of Hampton, CT; 28 grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his special friend, Lucille Radeszsisky of Corning.  He was predeceased by his sister, Lorene Travis of Corning, NY; and two nephews, Sgt. Jon Paul Travis and Alvin Travis, Jr.  The family would also wish to thank his golf buddies, George Calo, Rocky Puccio, and John Drozd for their friendship to our father and the great moments they gave him on the golf course.  Family and friends are invited to call at Carpenter's Funeral Home, 14 E. Pulteney St., Corning, on Thursday, March 13, 2003 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  A service of Thanksgiving will be held at Christ Episcopal Church, Corning on Friday at 11 a.m.  Burial will be in Hope Cemetery Annex, Corning. Memorial donations may be made to The World War II Veterans Memorial in Richard's name. –Elmira Star Gazette

MISS MABEL E. HINE, 81, Bradford County Manor died Wednesday, July 11, 1974.  She was born Oct. 14, 1892 in Sullivan County.  She was the daughter of Weiss and Mary Wood Hine.  She is survived by one brother, George Hine of Painted Post, N.Y., several nieces and nephews.  Funeral services were held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Morse Funeral Home, 12 E. Main St., Canton.  Burial was in West Hill Cemetery, Shunk.  –Canton Independent Sentinel

ARCH R. (ARCHIE) HIPPLE, 80 a resident of the Bradford County Manor died at Troy Community Hospital on June 21, 1994.  Mr. Hipple was born February 14, 1914 in Fox Township, Sullivan County, a son of Clayton C. and Martha Guisewhite Hipple.  He was a retired logger and a member of the Canton Moose Lodge No. 429.  Surviving are a sister, Bonnalyn Kujawa, Ft. Orange, FL; several nieces and nephews.  Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family.  Arrangements were under the direction of the Morse and Kleese Funeral home, Canton.  –Canton Independent Sentinel  (Buried West Hill Cemetery, Shunk)

MR. CLYDE G. HIPPLE, 64 of Shunk RD 1 was pronounced dead upon arrival at the office of a local physician in Canton Monday afternoon, Jan. 9, 1977.  He was stricken with a heart seizure while working hin his barn.  He was born in Wheelerville May 10, 1913 a son of Clayton and Martha Guisewhite Hipple.  Prior to moving back to this area, Mr. Hipple resided in Dryden, N.Y. and worked in construction.  His wife the former Dorothy Waple died in April, 1965.  He also worked as a logger before he became disabled.  He was a veteran of World War II serving in the U.S. Army in the Philippines.  His survivors include three sisters, Mrs. Leon (Bonnie) Kujawa of Ithaca, N.Y., Mrs. Frances Waple of Ithaca and Mrs. Mae Case of Canton RD 1; one brother, Archie R. Hipple of Canton RD 2 and several nieces, nephews and cousins.  Funeral and committal services will be held at the Ralph T. Kleese Funeral Home, 40 N. Center St., Canton Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock.  Burial will be in the Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden, N.Y. at a later date.  –Towanda Daily Review

EDGAR D. HIPPLE, 80 of 1774 Memorial Ave. died Monday, July 1, 1996 in Williamsport Hospital.  His wife, the former Josephine L. Burk died Aug. 7 1966.  He was employed by the former Armour Leather Co. for 30 years.  He served in the Army.  Born Nov. 10, 1915 in this city, he was a son of Dorvind and Elise Lewis Hipple.  Surviving are a daughter, Sandra L. Welch of this city; a sister, Isabelle Bruno, a resident of Leader Nursing Center North; two granddaughters, Wendy J. Wertman and Mindy L. Anderson, both of this city; two great-granddaughters, Macee and Megan Wertman.  A brother, Tyrus L. died May 19, 1976.  The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Kinght-Confer’s, 1914 Memorial Ave. with the Rev. Kraig L. Faust, pastor of St. John’s United Methodist Church officiating.  Interment will be in Montoursville Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday.  –Williamsport Sun-Gazette

HOFFA –MRS. EMMA MOSIER aged 83 died at her home in Towanda Friday morning October 21, 1955 following a long illness.  Mrs. Mosier was a former resident of Dushore but had made her home in Towanda for the past four years. She was born January 4, 1872, in Cherry Township, Sullivan County, the daughter of Jacob and Caroline Morter Hoffa.  She was a member of the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church at Dushore.  Surviving are five sons, Ralph of New Albany, Daniel of Dushore, Willard of East Orange, N.J., Fred of Camden, N.J. and Kenneth of Towanda; two daughters, Mrs. Anna McCauley of New Albany and Mrs. Alice Tice of Belleville, N.J.; eight grandchildren; two half-brothers, Harry Hoffa of Canton and Charles Hoffa of Elkland; a half-sister, Mrs. Kate Furman of Canton.  Funeral services were held at the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church here on Monday morning at 10:30, the Rev. Charles A. Souders, pastor, officiating.  Burial was in Zion Lutheran Cemetery.  –Sullivan Review

HOFFMAN –FLORENCE L. ‘LOUISE’ HILL, 81 of 1666 S. Third St., died Friday, Nov. 13, 1998 at the Rest Haven Nursing Home, York.  She was a member of Christ United Methodist Church, Order of Eastern Stary, Monsey Chapter 481, Hughesville Garden Club and Lady Hughes Rebekah Lodge 215.  She enjoyed making latchhook rugs.  Born Sept. 24, 1917 in Muncy, she was a daughter of Ralph Emborn and Mary Jenette Sharrow Hoffman.  Surviving are a son, Ronald L. Hill of York; a daughter, Cynthia D. Shirey of York; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.  She was predeceased by two husbands and a daughter, Henry Stiger Jr. in 1934 and Kenneth B. Hill in 1985 and M. Joanne Stair.  The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at McCarty-Thomas’, 557 E. Water St. wit the Rev. Arthur E. Gladfelter officiating.  Burial will be in Muncy Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesday.  –Williamsport Sun-Gazette

HAROLD E. HOLCOMB –The funeral will be Tuesday for Harold E. (Hokey) Holcomb, 81 of 241 Back St., Montoursville who died Thursday, Jan. 14, 1999 in Williamsport Hospital.  His wife, the former Flossie E. Marshall died June 27, 1991.  He worked as a veterinary assistant for Little’s Veterinary Hospital on Lycoming Creek Road and as an equipment operator for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.  He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Lycoming Creek Road.  Born Sept. 24, 1917 in Montoursville he was a son of Howard S. and Eva M. Kleese Holcomb.  Survivors include a son, Dale E. Sr., a daughter, Deborah E. DeLong and a sister, Hazel McGinniss all of Montoursville; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.  The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Sanders’, 821 Diamond St.  Burial will be in Turbotville Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday.  –Williamsport Sun-Gazette

LYNN C. (HOKEY) HOLCOMB, 65 of 1801 Northway Road died
Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2003 at home.  He fought valiantly for five years against cancer.  Lynn and his wife, the former Patricia Shultz, celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on July 20.  Born Sept. 13, 1938 in Williamsport, he was the son of the late Arlen C. and Thelma Day Holcomb.  Lynn attended Loyalsock Township High School and was a 1958 graduate of the Williamsport High School.  He played football and baseball under head Coach Vargo.  He was a veteran having served from 1953 to 1962 in Germany at Frankfurt.  He was a Christina.  He loved to paint, draw and do calligraphy.  Lynn loved sports, especially football.  He was employed for 35 years until his retirement from Cable Services, Inc.  Surviving in addition to his wife is a son, Robert Lynn Holcomb at home.  Funeral services will he held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Kaufman Funeral Home, 2102 Northway Road with the Rev. Stanley P. Hartung officiating.  Burial will be in Montoursville Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday from 7 to 8:30 p.m.  The family will provide the flowers.  The family suggests that memorial contributions be made in his name to Providence Health System Foundation, Susquehanna Cancer Center or Susquehanna Regional Home Health & Hospice, 1001 Grampian Blvd., Williamsport, PA.  –Williamsport Sun-Gazette

HOPE –EDNA J. BURGESS formerly of Forkston RD 1 a guest at Greeny’s Rest Home, Thurston Hollow, Wyoming County died Monday, June 3, 1991 at Tyler Memorial Hospital, Tunkhannock.  She was born in North Branch Township, Wyoming County on Oct. 9, 1897, daughter of the late James and Viola Taylor Hope.  She was a member of the Forkston United Methodist Church, a 70-year member of Forkston Grange and a former active member in the Wyoming County Republican Party, being inducted into the Pennsylvania Voters Hall of Fame in 1988.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd J. Burgess and a daughter, Marie Sussman.  Surviving are a son, Ralph of Wyalusing; three grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.  The funeral service will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. from the Sheldon Funeral Home, Main St., Laceyville.  Officiating will be the Rev. Lynn Snyder of the Forkston United Methodist Church.  Interment will be in the Forkston Cemetery.  Friends may call Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.  –Towanda Daily Review

CHARLES DUANE HORNING, 73, Middlebury Center died January 16, 2003 at home.  Born February 5, 1929 in Columbia Cross Roads, he was the son of William H. and Julia Murray Horning.  He attended Troy High School and was a filler operator for Borden, Inc. Wellsboro Plant retiring in 1991.  Mr. Horning was a life member of the Morris Run American Legion, a United States Army Veteran during World War II and a United States Air Force Veteran during the Korean conflict.  He was preceded in death by a sister, Helen Smith; brothers, Merle E. and John V. Horning.  Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Donald (Vonda) Horning, Arnot; daughters and sons-in-law, Melissa (Kevin) Franck, Wellsboro, Peggy (Ed) Sheetz, Upper Black Eddy; grandson, Cory (Kaycee) Horning, Middlebury Center; sisters, Minnie Kennedy, Florida; Esther Kennedy, Florida, Hilda Marks, Arizona, Marcia Chaapel, Tioga, Linda Massman, Florida; brother, Jason Horning, Troy.  A memorial service was held January 20th at the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, Wellsboro with the Rev. Laverne Holliday officiating.  Memorials may be sent to a charity of one’s choice.  –Canton Independent Sentinel

DAVID A. HORTON, 79 of 222 Chestnut St., Athens, Pa. died Friday, Oct. 25, 2002 at the Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, Pa.  Born Sept. 20, 1923 in Ghent, Pa. the son of Luther and Edna Horton, he graduated from Sayre High School.  He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II in the European Theater for three years.  He was formerly employed as an Engineer for the Lehigh Valley Railroad and Conrail for 30 years, retiring in 1982.  He was a life member of the Blue Lodge No. 70 of F&AM of Athens, Pa., a life member of the Amity Royal Arch Chapter No. 293 of Athens, Pa. and a former member of the B.P.O.E. No. 1148 of Sayre and the Skiff-Bower Post No. 1536 V.F.W. of Sayre.  He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Marie at home; his daughters and their spouses, Cynthia and Melvin Freeman of Tunnell Hill, Ga. And Victoria and Ronald Hall of Buffalo, N.Y.; grandchildren, Margaret Gonzales of North Tonawanda, N.Y., Terrance Partsch of Tampa, Fla. and Melvin Lee Freeman of Tunnel Hill, Ga.; great-grandchildren, Angel Gonzalez, Tiffany Gonzalez, Kayleigh Kneitinger, Brandon Kneitinger, all of North Tonawanda, N.Y.; a brother, Ralph and Barbara Horton of Birmingham, AL; several nieces, nephews and cousins.  He was predeceased by his parents and two brothers, Donald and Wallace Horton.  Honoring Mr. Horton’s wishes there will be no calling hours or funeral services.  Memorial donations may be made in his name to a charity of one’s choice.  Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Lowery Funeral Home, Athens, Pa.  –Towanda Daily Review

DONALD M. HORTON of Athens killed in Vietnam Action.  Donald M. Horton, 20, boat swain’s mate third-class, U.S. Navy has been declared dead in action in Vietnam, according to word received by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Royce Horton of 202 West Pine St., Athens.  Horton had been reported missing since Feb. 27, 1977 when Viet Cong shells blasted a Navy munitions doc at Da Nang.  Mr. and Mrs. Horton were officially notified Friday in a personal visit by a Navy officer from Wilkes-Barre and by telegraph from the Navy Department, Washington, D.C.  BM3 Horton was a member of a 17 man crew aboard a small craft LCU-1500 which received a direct hit detonating a cargo of ammunition.  All aboard were reported killed.  The crew of another boat received a similar fate when it also was hit.  Horton was part of Navy action in which U.S. forces were under heavy enemy attack when the enemy shelled the munitions depot.  The Navy Department announced that it would take three weeks to identify the bodies of the men killed in the assault.  Horton’s body will be returned to Athens in a sealed casket with military honors conducted by a Naval Unit from Wilkes-Barre.  –Towanda Daily Review

HORTON –GLADYS A. HORTON FRIENDS, Gateway II Restaurant Employee Age 67 of Millerton, Pennsylvania, died very unexpectedly Monday, June 17th, 2002.  Gladys was the beloved daughter of the late Jesse J. Horton and Isabella A. Brockway Horton.  She was born in Tioga, PA, June 15th, 1935. Gladys is survived by her husband Glenn L. Friends with whom she shared forty loving years.  Also surviving Gladys is her step-mother, whom she loved, Agnes Horton.  She was blessed with two wonderful and beautiful daughters; Gaylene A. Page (Bruce Sterling) and Gina L. (James) Westervelt, three beloved grandchildren; Gregory A. Page, Michael G. Westervelt, Jessica R. Westervelt, sister; Glenda M. (Ken) Greenwalt, brother; James Horton, and several beloved nieces and nephews.  Family and friends are invited to call at the Olthof Funeral Home, Inc. 1050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira, NY Friday, June 21st, 2002 from 1:00 to 3:00PM and 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Funeral and Committal services will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours at 8:00 PM. John P. Knapp will officiate. Gladys was a wonderful and loving wife, mother and grandmother. For many years she worked for the Lawrenceville Telephone Co. as an operator, most recently she was known for the wonderful breakfasts she made as the waitress at the Gateway II in Millerton, PA.  She was an avid Bingo player who loved her many trips to Casino Niagara, and she was always ready to go to Atlantic City.  In between the many trips, scratch-off tickets kept her attention along with making the many different colored doilies which she would make to order for all. Those wishing may make memorials in lieu of flowers to a charity of one's choice, or donate a plant or tree to Gladys' family for a memorial garden, giving life to them beyond her loss.  She will be missed.  –Elmira Star Gazette

HERBERT G. HORTON, 64 of 208 E. Cherry St., Athens, Pa. died Tuesday, February 3, 2004 at the Robert Packer Hospital after an extended illness.  Born in Sayre, Pa. Dec. 11, 1939 the son of Carleton and Hazel Platt Horton, he was a 1958 graduate of Athens High School.  He was employed at the Ingersoll Rand for 40 years working as a forklift operator.  He retired in 1998.  Herbert was a lifetime member of the Diahoga Hose Co. #6, Athens.  He enjoyed his Gold Wing Motorcycle.  He was survived by his wife, Catherine at home; his children, Jeffrey Horton of Philadelphia, Pa, Joyce and Ronald Gronski of Philadelphia, Pa, Matthew Horton of Towanda and Mark Horton of Athens; five grandchildren, Ashley, Jeffrey, Justin, Nicholas, Joseph; his brother, Wesley Horton of Athens and several nieces and nephews.  As per Herb’s wishes there will be no calling hours or services.  Memorial donations may be made in his name to the Diahoga Hose Co. #6, 106 N. Main St., Athens, Pa.  –Towanda Daily Review

RALPH A. ‘GUS’ HORTON, 77 of Newtown, Pa. died Wednesday evening, March 4, 1998 at Pennswood Village in Newtown.  Born and raised in Ulster he was the son of the late Earl T. and Marian T. Woodworth Horton.  A graduate of Ulster High School and Rider College in N.J., he had received his BS in Accounting and had been employed by Texaco International for 26 until he retired in 1980.  His career had taken him all over the world, including assignments in Africa, Central and South American and Korea.  He was a Navy Veteran of World War II and has served in various capacities including a sub-chaser in the Pacific.  Mr. Horton is survived by two sisters, Elizabeth Horton and Ruth Thomasine Armstrong, both of Newtown, Pa.  Funeral services and interment will be held privately at the convenience of the family.  Family service by Swartz/Givnish of Newtown.  –Towanda Daily Review

HOUGH –ARLENE L. (HOUGH) BUCKLEY age 71 of Scott Lane, Horseheads, died Saturday, May 22, 2004, at the Chemung Co. Nursing Facility.  She was predeceased by her husband, Milford Buckley in 1993 as well as her brother, Fremond Hough in 1977.  She is survived by her sons, Lawrence Buckley of Horseheads, NY and Delbert Buckley of Lindley, NY; sisters, Norma Puffer of Syracuse, NY, Linda (Frank) Webster of Elmira, NY; brothers, LaVerne (Barbara) Hough of Bath, NY, Eldon (Marian) Hough of Littlestown, PA, William (Joan) Hough of Rochester, NY, and Lyle Hough of Bath, NY; sister-in-law, Lois Hough also of Bath, NY; and several nieces and nephews.  Arlene was a devoted wife, mother, and caring homemaker.  Friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home 413 So. Main St., Horseheads on Wed. May 26, 2004 from 1 to 3 p.m. and 6 to 7 p.m.  Her service will follow at the funeral home at 7 p.m. Interment in Nondaga Cemetery in Bath, NY.  –Elmira Star Gazette

HOUSE –PAULINE WESTBROOK, 76 of Tanner Terrace died Monday, Sept. 27, 2004 at a hospital in Georgia.  Pauline was born on March 10, 1928 in Bradford County, Pa. and lived in Macon, Georgia for the past thirty-five years.  She was the daughter of the Raymond Arthur House and Zelphia Ennis House.  Pauline was a retired seamstress from Macon Manufacturing.  She was preceded in death by her sons, Donnie Westbrook and John “Butch” Westbrook, also by a brother, Raymond House and a sister, Mary Moses.  Pauline is survived by her husband, John Westbrook of Macon, Georgia; daughters, Ginny Vaughn of Macon, Georgia, Birdie Faulkner of Gordon, Georgia and Pat Coleman of Warren Center, Pa.; her son, Bob Westbrook of Towanda, Pa.; sisters and brothers, Sherill Jennings, Esther Mills, Fred House and Jim House, all of Towanda, Pa.; and nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.  The family may be contacted at the residence at 156 Tanner Terrace in Jones County, Georgia.  Bridges Funeral Home in Gray, Georgia has charge of arrangements.  The family will greet friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Bridges Funeral Home in Gray, Georgia.  Graveside funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, September 30, 2004 at Middle Georgia Memory Gardens with the Rev. Roy Tolbert officiating.  –Towanda Daily Review

LARRY DEAN HOWARD age 54 of Gillett, PA died on Saturday, May 18, 2002 at the Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, PA.  He was born on March 29, 1948 in Sayre, PA, a son of the late Edward and Olive (Seipler) Howard.  He was employed by the Kennedy Valve of Elmira, NY where he was involved in the manufacturing of fire equipment.  Larry is survived by his daughter, Carla (Ken) Nero of Bently Creek, PA and Laura (Ed) Brunell of Allentown, PA; one brother, Howard Seipler of Powell, PA; four sisters, Rose Johnson, Barb Campbell, Sue Vanderpool all of Towanda, PA and Dorothy Potter of Niagara Falls, NY; six grandchildren, Robbie, Patience, Asia Nero, Brook Mengel II and Brandon and Kerie Brunell. Mr. Howard in predeceased by his parents; brothers, Edward and Jeff Howard; and sisters, Bonnie Donovan, Paula Allen, Beatrice Howard and Harriet Howard.  Family and friends are invited to call at Roberts Funeral Home, Inc., 279 Main Street, Wellsburg, NY on Wednesday, May 22, 2002 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.  The funeral service will immediately follow at 7 p.m. at the funeral home with Rev. James Carr officiating.  –Elmira Star Gazette

HUBIAK –STELLA HUNSINGER, 75 of Dushore RD 1, Cherry Township died Friday morning, Aug. 4, 1989 at the LaPorte United Methodist Home, LaPorte following a lingering illness.  She was born Nov. 19,1913 in Lopez, the daughter of the late Theodore and Anna Rusin Hubiak.  She was a lifetime resident of Sullivan County and her late husband, Harold C. Hunsinger died Aug. 1, 1981.  Mrs. Hunsinger was a member of the Shepard of the Hills Lutheran Church Zion Chapel of Dushore and St. Vladimir’s Russian Orthodox Church of Lopez.  She had been employed by the Dushore Lingerie Factory until she retired in 1972.  Mrs. Hunsinger was a member of the International Ladies’ Garment Workers Union.  Surviving are two daughters, Lillian engo of Ithaca, N.Y., Irene Schaefer of Dushore RD 1; a son, William H. Hunsinger of Dushore RD 1; four brothers, Peter Hubiak of Dickson City, Metro Hubiak of Lopez, John Hubiak of Florida, Paul Hubiak of Baltimore, Md.; four sisters, Mrs. Stefie Neufer of Lopez, Mrs. Mary Christini of Mildred, Mrs. Irene Gattauso of Pittston, Mrs. Helen Coles of Fort Monmouth, N.J.; seven grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Russell P. McHenry Funeral Home, 119 Carpenter st., Dushore with the Rev. Richard A. Reeser, her pastor officiating.  Burial will be in the Fairview Cemetery, Dushore RD.  Friends may call at the funeral home from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Sunday.  The family suggests in lieu of flowers, donations or contributions may be directed to the Dushore Ambulance Association, Dushore, Pa. in Mrs. Hunsinger’s memory.  –Towanda Daily Review

HUGO –MRS. FANNIE B. MULNIX, 97 of Monroe Township (Tunkhannock RR 5) died Thursday morning (1986) at the Greenly Rest Home in Tunkhannock RD 2 following a lingering illness.  She was born in Elkland Township on Feb. 3, 1889 the daughter of Henry and Christina Baumunk Hugo.  She had resided in Sullivan County until 1948 and then moved to the Tunkhannock RD 5 area.  Her husband, the late John Rovilo Mulnix died Dec. 11, 1964.  She was a member of the Lincoln Falls Wesleyan Church and had attended the Bowman’s Creek Free Methodist Church.  Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Marjorie Retinno of Philadelphia; son, Francis Mulnix of RD 5 Tunkhannock; one sister, Mrs. Etta Johnson of Westchester, Pa.; four grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.  Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Russell P. McHenry Funeral Home, 119 Carpenter St., Dushore with the Rev. Donald Baker, pastor of the Bowman’s Creek Free Methodist Church officiating.  Interment will be in the Forksville Cemetery.  Friends may call at McHenry’s from 1 p.m. until the time of the service.  –Towanda Daily Review

DELBERT L. HUNSINGER, 81 of 55 Cessna St., Sayre died Tuesday, July 8, 1997 at the Robert Packer Hospital following a brief illness.  Born Aug. 16, 1915 in Athens, he was the son of Ezra B. and Ethel M. Bartron Hunsinger.  He was a veteran of World War II and was wounded in action in the Hurtgen Forest in Germany.  He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose No. 1148 of Waverly, the B.P.O.E. No. 1498 of Sayre, Betowski-Vandermark American Legion Post, Waverly, N.Y., Ft. Sullivan Post No. 246 of American Legion, Athens and the Skiff Bower Post No. 1536 V.F.W. of Sayre.  He is survived by his wife of 63 years, the former Jean VanGorder at home; his daughter, Marjorie Hunter of Sayre; his sons, Richard Hunsinger of Sayre and Charles of Clifton Springs, N.Y. sisters and brothers-in-law, Alberta and Sam Sindoni of Sayre and Shirley and Jack Wilson of Fairfield Glade, Tenn.; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by his brothers, Clifford and Bernard Hunsinger.  There will be no calling hours.  A memorial service will be held Friday at 7 p.m. at the Lowery Funeral Home, 225 S. Main St., Athens with the Rev. Roland Romig, pastor of the Sayre Baptist Church officiating.  A memorial service will be held by the Skiff Bower Post No. 1536 V.F.W. at 7 p.m.  Memorial donations may be made to Moose Heart.  –Towanda Daily Review  (Buried Barton Cemetery, Barton, NY)

DONALD EUGENE HUNT, 69 of Route 17C, Waverly, N.Y. died on Friday evening, Feb. 27, 2004 at Health Park Medical Center, Fort Myers, Fla.  He was born on July 20, 1934 in Elmira, N.Y. a son of the late Clarence and Frances (Bennett) Hunt.  Don was a graduate of Athens High School Class of 1953.  On April 3, 1954 he married Lois VanSice.  Don retired following 33 years as a supervisor with Ingersoll Rand.  He was a member of the Sayre Elks Club and former member of the Good Sams Tiobra Road Runners Club.  Don was an avid Rusty Wallace NASCAR fan and enjoyed the Buffalo Bills.  He enjoyed attending his grandchildren’s sporting events.  He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Lois VanSice; his daughters, Kim Hill and companion Howard Young of Rome, Kathy Hunt and her husband, Brad Moore and Kelley Hunt of Smithboro; his sons, Kenneth Hunt of Fort Myers, Kevin Hunt and his wife, Saralena of Sayre and Karl Hunt and his wife, Caroline of Cape Coral, Fla.; his brothers and sister-in-law, Canon Barnabas Hunt of San Diego, Calif. and Ronald and Jan Hunt of Athens RR 1; his grandchildren, Joel and Janelle Hunt, Brandi and Henry Brown, Logan, Kamaron and Kimberly Sowell, Carly, Curt and Craig Moore and Anna and Daniel Hunt; his great-grandchildren, Kennide Brown and Alyson Hunt; his step-grandchildren, Lori and Thomas Shannahan, Erin and Fred Teribury and Mathew Hill; his step-great-grandchildren, Madeline, Alexia and Dylan Teribury and Shiane Shannahan, several nieces and nephews and his faithful companion, Snoopy.  He was predeceased by his parents, Clarence and Frances (Bennett) Hunt; a son-in-law, Mark Hill and his father-in-law and mother-in-law, William and Helen VanSice.  Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial service and celebration of Don’s life on Saturday, March 13 at 3:30 p.m. at the Sutfin Funeral Chapel, 272 S. Main St., Nichols with the Rev. James Donahoo, pastor of the Sayre Christian Church officiating.  Flowers will be provided by the family and those who wish may kindly consider a memorial contribution to the American Heart Association, 59 Court St., Binghamton, N.Y. or the American Diabetes Association, 356 N. Midler Ave., Syracuse, N.Y. in loving memory of Donald Eugene Hunt.  –Towanda Daily Review

HUZEY –HELEN ZIEGLER RHODES, 83 of the Hillcrest Apartments, Troy died Wednesday, October 18, 1987 at the Troy Community Hospital.  Helen was born May 28, 1904 at Proctor, Lycoming County, the daughter of Dawson and Margaret Montgomery Huzey.  She was formerly employed as a cook with several restaurants in the Lycoming County area and attended the Canton Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ.  Surviving are three sons and daughters-in-law, John and Ileen Ziegler of Pine City, N.Y.; James and Ruth Ziegler of Canton RD 2 and Charles and Jeanne Ziegler of Fayetteville, Pa.; one sister, Mrs. Mildred Altpeter of Phoenix, Arizona; three brothers, Fred Huzey of Williamsport, Clifford Huzey of Carlisle and Floyd Huzey of New Jersey; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins.  She was predeceased by her first husband, John D. Ziegler on Nov. 6, 1972.  The funeral service will be held Friday, Oct. 30 at 1 p.m. at the Morse and Kleese Funeral Home, 40 N. Center St., Canton with the Rev. David B. Morris, pastor of the Canton Church of Christ officiating.  Interment will be in the Barbours Cemetery, Plunketts Creek Township, Lycoming County.  Friends may call at the funeral home this evening from 6:30 to 9 o’clock.  Those wishing may forward memorial donations to the American Cancer Society or a charity of the donor’s choice.  –Canton Independent Sentinel

JOHN (JACK) HUZEY, 56 of RR 2, Box 295, Canton, Pa. died on Monday, Feb. 13, 1995 at the Williamsport Hospital and Medical Center.  He was born on April 22, 1938 in Williamsport, Pa. the son of the late Lee and Beatrice (Barbour) Huzey and was a prominent farmer in the area.  Jack was the husband of Patricia A. (Gronowski) Huzey.  He is survived by his wife, Patricia and one sister, June E. Davis of Ralston, Pa. and several nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by one brother, William L. Huzey in 1984.  Interment will be in the Barbours Cemetery, Barbours, Pa.  Memorials may be sent to the Canton Ambulance Association, P.O. Box 38, Canton, Pa.  Arrangements are being handled by the Morse and Kleese Funeral Home, 40 N. Center St., Canton, Pa.  –Towanda Daily Review

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