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This page includes obituaries of people with connection to our three counties but not buried in them or cemetery not identified. If local cemetery is known, see the Obituaries by Cemetery section of the site.


BOUTON, David - David Webster Bouton, age 79, of Davenport, NY, died Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro, PA. He was born June 3, 1936 in Oxford, NY, a son of Rev. Leon and Grace (Fish) Bouton. David was a retired United Methodist Church Pastor and a lifetime lepidoperist, lecturer, naturalist and world traveler. David is survived by his loving lifetime companion of 25 years, Judith Besanceney of Osceola, PA, and her children, Eric Pletter of Oneonta, NY; Jennifer (Kevin) Mayginnes of Schaumburg, IL; Melissa (Yaakov) Weglein of Israel, Dani (Katy) Pletter of San Francisco, CA; 14 grandchildren; a daughter, Rev. Barbara (Fred) Snyder of Beech Lake, PA; a son, Webster Lee Bouton of Norwood, NJ; 2 grandchildren, Rachel and Diana Bouton. He was predeceased by a brother, Rev. William Bouton, and a sister, Mary Wilson. Private services will be at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Oneonta, NY. Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA is assisting the family. - Wellsboro Gazette, December 30, 2015


CAMPBELL, Russell - Russell C. Campbell, age 84, of Arnot, PA, died Saturday, December 26, 2015 at his home. He was born January 18, 1931 in Ansonia, PA, a son of Glenn and Edna (Kennedy) Campbell. Russell was married to Beverly (Bellinger) Campbell for 59 years. He was employed as a bridge foreman for PennDot. Russell was a member of the Arnot Presbyterian Church, the Arnot Sportsmen's Club, the Blossburg V.F.W., collected Coke memorabilia, gas pumps, and his 1954 Mercury. He enjoyed old car shows, and planting flowers. Russell was a US Army veteran serving from 1952 to 1954 in the Korean War. Russell is survived by his wife, Beverly; a son, Glenn Campbell of Blossburg, PA; 3 daughters and sons-in-law, Debra and Terry Wescott of Elgin, SC, Robin Perla of Arnot, PA, and Jacqueline and Thomas Edwards of Fort Wayne, IN; 8 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren; 2 brothers; Glen B. (Betty Cross) Campbell, of Wellsboro, PA, Leon and Sandra Love of Horseheads, NY; a sister, Carolyn O'Connell of Gang Mills, NY; a special friend, Frank Sherant of Arnot, PA, and a canine companion, Needles. He was predeceased by 2 brothers, Frederick and Gordon Campbell; 2 sisters, Alice Cole and Margaret Campbell. A memorial service will be announced at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the Arnot Presbyterian Church, c/o Lois Kirkendall, P. O. Box 61, Arnot, PA 16911. Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA is assisting the family. Wellsboro Gazette, December 30, 2015


DRISKELL, Don - Don Driskell died of an illness at his home in Wellsboro, on Friday, Dec. 11, 2015. Don was born on Jan. 26, 1951, in San Diego, Calif. He lived in many places, including Colorado, Montana and Washington, until moving to Wellsboro to be near his family. Don graduated from Aspen High School in Aspen, Colo. and attended college at the University of Montana in Bozeman, Mont. He was a graduate of Williamsport Community College. Don enjoyed drawing, photography and writing poetry. He also had a passion for the outdoors and loved cross country skiing, hiking, ice skating, backpacking and mountain biking. He liked being alone with nature, but also enjoyed the company of his brothers on long ski tours, hikes and backpacking trips. Don was a kind person and well liked by those who knew him. Don was preceded in death by his father, Richard Driskell of Wellsboro. He is survived by his mother, Lucile; his brother, Dave and wife, Fay; his nieces, Hannah and Amy of Wellsboro; and his brother, Doug and wife, Anne, of Carbondale, Colo. Don will be missed by his family and friends and lives on in memory as a unique individual. Arrangements are entrusted to the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., Wellsboro. -  Wellsboro Gazette, December 16, 2015


HEES, Curtis - Curtis Eric Hess, 56, of Gibsonton, Fla., formerly of Wellsboro, passed away Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015 of natural causes. Curtis was the husband of Susan (McGuinn) Hess, also formerly of Wellsboro. Curtis was born July 14, 1959 in Reading, the son of Carolyn A. (Cooley) Hess and the late Robert Daniel Hess. Curtis was the former owner of C&S Refinishing of Tampa, Fla., before becoming manager of East Bay Motel, Gibsonton, Fla. He attended Wellsboro Area Schools and enjoyed hunting, fishing, and was very proud of his work.He is survived by his mother, Carolyn Hess of Leeper; his wife, Susan; one son, Harley of Gibsonton; one sister, Natalie (Hess) and brother-in-law, Bruce Hazelton of Kinzers; one brother, Daniel Eric Hess, Sr.; sister-in-law, Jennifer (Perry) Hess of Leeper; several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Curtis was preceded in death by his father, Robert Daniel Hess in September 2004. -  Wellsboro Gazette, December 30, 2015


HOUSEL, Wyland - Wyland P. Housel, 79, of Wellsboro, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015, at Broad Acres. He was the husband of Betty M. (Losinger) Housel, who preceded him in death in 2007. Wyland was born Oct. 1, 1936, in Wellsboro, the son of the late Claude Rollins and Ina Elizabeth (Klouse) Housel.In his lifetime he was a line foreman at Commonwealth Telephone Co. for 32 years, earlier in life he worked for Dresser-Rand and also strung line for the cable TV company.Wyland was a member of the Wellsboro Moose Lodge 1147, Arnot Sportsman's Club, VFW in Wellsboro, and the American Legion in Blossburg.Surviving are his sons, Paul L. (Jackie) Housel of Colorado Springs, Colo. Kirby G. (Lura) Housel of Wellsboro; daughter, Nancy (Rusty) Sandstrom of Arnot; grandchildren, Chad (Jessica) Sandstrom, Jason (Renee) Sandstrom, Zachery (Mikayla) Housel, Samantha Housel; great-grandchildren, Nevaeh Sandstrom, Jacob Sandstrom; sister, Mary Decker of Wellsboro; and his special friend, Sharon Knapp.In keeping with Wyland's wishes, there will be no services and his family suggests memorials may be made to the  charity of choice .Local arrangements are by Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, Ltd. 139 Main St., Wellsboro. -  Wellsboro Gazette, December 30, 2015


JORDAN, Robert - Robert H. "Bob" Jordan, 67, of Wellsboro, died on Monday, Dec. 21, 2015. Bob was born on March 14, 1948, in Conneaut, Ohio a son of the late Milton and Barbara (Fehl) Jordan. He was a Vietnam veteran serving with the United States Navy and was married for 38 years to Shirley A. (Daleski) Jordan. He was formerly employed by Layne Construction as a construction driller and loved hunting, camping and traveling. Bob is survived by his wife, Shirley Jordan of Wellsboro; two stepsons, Steven Kamin of Wellsboro, Brian Kamin of Westfield; two stepdaughters and sons-in-law, Christine and Steve Tasa of Wellsboro, Michelle and Randy Fox of Templeton, Mass.; four grandchildren, Haleigh, Tyler, Courtney and Connor; brother and sister-in-law, Barry and Priscilla Jordan of Cochranville.Services will be private and are entrusted to the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., Wellsboro. -  Wellsboro Gazette, December 30, 2015


KENDERDINE, Alvin R. - Alvin R. Kenderdine, 74, of Westfield, formerly of Washington Crossing, died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014. Friends may call at the Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 10 a.m. to noon, with funeral services following at noon. -  Wellsboro Gazette, September 17, 2014


MARLATT, Francis P. - Francis P. Marlatt, 78, of Osceola, passed away on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, at the Green Home in Wellsboro. Born Dec. 5, 1935, in Osceola, he was the son of the late Sheldon "Spike" and Alice (Rarick) Marlatt. He served in the United States Army. Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made to the Elkland Moose Lodge, 102 E. Main St., Elkland, Pa. 16920. T

 Arrangements are in care of Kenyon Funeral Home. -  Wellsboro Gazette, September 17, 2014 


McCARTHY, John - Dr. John R. McCarthy Jr, 60 of Wyomissing passed away Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015, in his residence.He was a loving and devoted husband of Janey L (Horning) Iaccarino McCarthy, whom he married May 31, 2014. Born in Wellsboro, he was the son of John R., Sr., and Victoria (Vaganos) McCarthy of Wellsboro.John was a graduate of Wellsboro High School. John was employed by Kutztown University as the Associate Dean of College of Education. Prior, he was Assistant Dean at the University of New York and Oswego for accreditation and assessment where he coordinated preparation for National Council for Accreditation of teacher education and was a key participate in the University's Middle States Accreditation preparations. Prior to this appointment, John served as the Director for the Office of Program Evaluation and Assessment at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine of New York Institute of Technology, where he was lead author and developer of institutional (medical college) longitudinal student learning outcome assessment plan.John held a doctorate in leadership in higher education with certification in program evaluation, from the Margaret Warner Graduate School of Education of the University of Rochester. He earned his Master of Science Degree in Special Education and Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Mansfield University. He was an avid sports fan which included holding seasonal tickets for the Baltimore Orioles and spent a number of years coaching and mentoring his athletes in various communities where he lived. John's life and work was inspired and enriched by his epicurean pleasures including wine touring and travel. He was an avid supporter of the ever growing culinary community which greatly influenced his eldest son. In addition to his wife, he was a loving and devoted father to his children, Kylen McCarthy of Brooklyn N.Y., Brianna McCarthy, fiancé of Sean Novin of York, Kelsey McCarthy of York, Kerry McCarthy, husband of Amy of York; step-children, Dino Iaccarino, husband of Jill of Laureldale, Desiree, wife of Jason Weyforth of Lancaster, Danielle, wife of Jesse Bagans of Sinking Spring. He is also survived by siblings, Caprice McCarthy of Mansfield, Shalane, wife of Steve Gee of Mansfield; 11 grandchildren and mother-in-law, Ruth B. Horning of Lititz.A memorial service will be held on Sunday, Jan. 3, at 3 p.m., in Grace Fellowship Church, 622 Old Lancaster Pike, Shillington. Visitation will be from 2 to 3 p.m., in the church. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, an Educational Scholarship fund has been set up for a Wellsboro Senior High School Student in memory of John. Contributions can be made to: Citizens Bank and Northern Bank Memory Scholarship Fund: c/o, Dr. John R. McCarthy, 90-92 Main St., Wellsboro, Pa. 16901. Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home, 739 Penn Ave., West Reading is in charge of arrangements. -  Wellsboro Gazette, December 30, 2015



McCARTY, Joan - Joan M. JEFFRIES, beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, 69, of Ulysses, died Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, in Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. Born Feb. 1, 1945, in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of Norman W. and Mildred R. Fitzgerald McCarty. On June 15, 1963, in Philadelphia, she married William Jeffries, IV, who survives. She was employed by I.U. #9 as a paraeducator working with special needs children. Surviving besides her husband, Bill, are, four children, William (Julie) Jeffries V, of Galeton, Charles Edward Jeffries of Bedminster, Donna Marie Estep of Woodhull, N.Y., Wendy (David) Burrous of Galeton; four grandchildren, Brett Michael Jeffries, Nathan William Jeffries, Marcus A. Todaro, Joshua Todaro; a sister, Cathleen (Michael) Moran of Suffolk, Va.; and two nephews, Matthew and Joseph. She was predeceased by her parents. There will be no public visitation or service. Memorials may be made to House of Care, 100 N. Academy Ave., Danville, Pa. 17822. Arrangements are entrusted to the Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses. -  Wellsboro Gazette, September 17, 2014


MENKEN, Richard L. - Richard L. Menken, 93, of Galeton, passed away on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at Sweden Valley Manor, Coudersport. Born Mar. 15, 1921 in Germania, he was a son of the late Frederick and Florence (Blair) Menken. He was married to the former Dorothy Gressel, who preceded him in death in 1998. Dick owned and operated a dairy farm in Yocum Hill and was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Galeton. He was also a past member of the Renovo Elks Club and a former supervisor for Abbott Township for 30 years. Surviving are a sister, Dorothy Ebersole, Galeton; several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents and wife, Dick was predeceased by a brother, Ralph Menken, and a sister, Marian Beacker. Friends may call on Thursday, Sept. 18, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Hess Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Galeton, and on Friday, Sept. 19, from 1 to 1:30 p.m. with funeral services following at 1:30 p.m. The Rev. Tom Shatto will officiate. Interment will be made in Yocum Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Presbyterian Church in Galeton. -  Free Press-Courier, September 17, 2014


METZGER, Marjorie - Marjorie M. Gooch, 90, formerly of Coudersport, passed away Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015, at Fairmount Homes in Ephrata.Born Oct. 1, 1925, in Roulette, she was the daughter of J. Walter and Thelma Matteson Metzger. On Nov. 6, 1943, in Olean, N.Y., she married Everett N. Gooch who preceded her in death on Aug. 9, 2007.Marjorie was a graduate of Coudersport High School. She was a member of the Park United Methodist Church and attended the Hebron Seventh Day Baptist Church. She worked beside her husband on the family farm from 1943–1973 and as a bookkeeper at the Citizens Trust Company for over 20 years and as an aide at the Mapleview Nursing Home for two years. Among her hobbies she enjoyed oil painting, sewing, and cooking. She was a self taught pianist and sang in the church choir.Surviving are her children, Karen Gilliland of Troy, Kristine (Dennis) Smoker of Genesee, Jay (Kelly) Gooch of East Earl, Jeffrey Gooch of Schnecksville, Thomas (Michelle) Gooch of Coudersport, Timothy (Rhonda) Gooch of Wellsboro; sister, Dawn Newton of Coudersport; sisters in-law, Wanda Metzger of Lemoyne, Dana Kenyon, of Coudersport; 18 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Everett; brother, Arthur Metzger; and son in-law, Thomas Gilliland.A receiving of friends and family will be held Friday, Dec. 18, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Thomas E. Fickinger Funeral Home, 210 North East St., Coudersport and Saturday, Dec. 19, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Park United Methodist Church, 15 East Third St., Coudersport, with funeral services to follow at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Scott Ogden and the Rev Carl Green officiating. Burial will be in the Woodland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Park United Methodist Church, 15 E. 3rd. St, Coudersport, Pa. 16915, Hebron Seventh Day Baptist Church, 13 E. Carley Hill Rd., Coudersport, Pa. 16915 or the Coudersport Public Library, 502 Park Ave., Coudersport, Pa. 16915. -  Wellsboro Gazette, December 23, 2015


MORVAY, Alan - Alan Morvay, 72, of Westfield, died Friday, Dec. 11, 2015, at the Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre after he fought cancer-lynch syndrome for 11 years. He was born March 22, 1943, the son of Cordelia and Joseph C. Morvay.Alan is survived by his wife of 35 years, Katherine M. Morvay; his sister, Cordelia Morvay of Souderton; niece, Maria Echevarria of Brooklyn N.Y.; and cousins, Elizabeth, Veronica, Maryellen and Michael.He was a graduate of Eastern Military Academy, Long Island, N.Y., Spring Garden Institute in Philadelphia, and Eastern Nazarene Collage in Wollaston, Mass. Join us at Valley Christian Church, 146 Maple St., Westfield, on Saturday Jan. 9, at 3 p.m., for a Celebration of Alan's life. -  Wellsboro Gazette, December 23, 2015


OTIS, Jeffrey A. - Jeffrey A. Otis, 54, of Morris passed away early Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at his residence. He was born July 17, 1960, in Blossburg, the son of Leonard and Velma (Brocious) Otis. Jeff was a graduate of Liberty High School and a member of the United States Marine Corps. He was formerly employed by Corning Glass Fiber Optics Department. Jeff was a woodworker and handyman. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and his chocolate lab. He was a member of the Morris Rod & Gun Club.Surviving are his son, Trent A. Otis of Middlebury Center; his daughter, Stacie Hartman (Mark) of Blossburg; his mother, Velma A. Otis of Morris; two sisters, Nancy Rankin (Doug) of Titusville, Beverly Cupp (Dennis) of Pueblo, Colo.; several nieces, nephews and one great-niece. He was preceded in death by his father, Leonard Otis.In keeping with Jeff's wishes his services and interment will be held privately. Memorials may be made in Jeff's name to Morris/Blackwell United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 41, Morris, Pa. 16938. Local arrangements are by Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, Ltd. , "A Life Celebration Home," 139 Main St., Wellsboro. -  Wellsboro Gazette, September 17, 2014


RANDALL, Blanche Ernestine - Blanche Ernestine Randall VanAlstyne of Geneva, N.Y., departed this life on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014. Remains rest at Palmisano-Mull Funeral Home, 28 Genesee St., Geneva, N.Y., where the family will receive friends, Friday, Sept. 19, from 2 until 4 p.m. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Sept. 20, at 10:00 a.m. at Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church 70 Clark St., Geneva, N.Y., with the Rev. Golden officiating. Viewing will be immediately prior to service. The interment will be at Oaklawn Cemetery of Phelps. She was born on August 14, 1920, in Wellsboro, where she attended public school before moving to Geneva, N.Y., where she studied to become a Licensed Practical Nurse. She completed her studies, graduating top of her class, at the Marion S. Whalen Nursing School and immediately launched her career as the Head Nurse on the Maternity Ward of the Geneva General Hospital. Blanche was the first child born to the late William and Lillian Marie Murry Randall.She is survived by nine children, Sandra (Reynolds) Harrison, Frederick Reynolds, Edith (Jackson) Gbadeyanka, Randy Jackson, Phillip Jackson, Gladys (Jackson) McKenzie, Lynn (VanAlstyne) Harris, Lynda VanAlstyne, and Robert VanAlstyne, Jr. She also leaves behind two sisters, Edith Kibler and Marie DeLige; one brother, Linford Randall, Sr.; three generations of grandchildren; and a host of great-grandchildren, other family and friends. Her church membership includes Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church, First Love Church in Geneva, and Mt. Moriah Baptist Church in Greenwood, S.C.She was preceded in death by her brothers, William and Gerald Randall; and her sister, Marietta Jones. – Wellsboro Gazette, September 17, 2014 


RICE, Scott B. - Scott B. Rice, 53, of Gibsonia, formerly Knoxville, died on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014. Born on May 22, 1961, in Wellsboro, he is the son of Bradley and Ruby (Skinner) Rice of Knoxville. He was the beloved husband for 28 years of Cynthia (Pierce) Rice; loving father of Rob (Katie) Rice of Annapolis, Md., Jaimie Rice of Gibsonia, Kristyn Rice of Brighton Heights, and Jonathan Rice of Gibsonia. Also he was survived by his beloved Chocolate Labrador Retriever, Harley; brother, Kevin (Johnna) Rice of Knoxville, and Grant (Lisa) Rice of Del Rio, Texas. A graduate of Clarion University, Scott was vice president and Corporate Business Development Manager for KTA-Tator, Inc., where he worked for over 20 years. A man of strong Christian faith, he was a devoted and active member of Bakerstown United Methodist Church. Scott loved music and enjoyed playing the guitar, spending time outdoors birding and walking, was a wonderful storyteller, a teacher at heart, and was a skilled handyman around the house. Above everything, Scott loved being with his family and was simply the best husband and father anyone could ask for. He will be deeply missed by many friends, neighbors, and family. Family will welcome friends on Thursday, Sept. 11, from 6 to 8 p.m., and Friday, Sept. 12, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., at Schellhaas Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Ltd., 5864 Heckert Road, Bakerstown, Pa. 15007. Funeral Services will be held Saturday at 1:30 p.m., in Bakestown United Methodist Church, 5760 William Flynn Hwy, Gibsonia, with the Rev. Dennis Swineford, officiating. In lieu of flowers, family suggests donations to the "Scott B. Rice Family Memorial Fund" can be sent to KTA for deposit into the account. The address is: Scott B. Rice Family Memorial Fund, c/o KTA-Tator, Inc., 115 Technology Drive, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15275. -  Wellsboro Gazette, September 17, 2014


SHEELER, Carol Anne - Carol Anne Stephens, age 75, of Tioga, PA, died Saturday, December 26, 2015 at her home. She was born September 13, 1940 in Brooklyn, NY, a daughter of Charles and Anna (Nelson) Sheeler. Carol was the widow of Frederick Charles Stephens. She worked as a bank teller before she retired. She enjoyed doing crafts. Carol is survived by 2 sons and daughters-in-law, Dennis and Helen Fox of Tioga, PA, Kenneth and Debbie Fox of Doylestown, PA; a daughter and son-in-law, Mary Ellen and Joe Scarpone of Palm Coast, FL;3 step-sons, Frederick (Laura) Stephens, III of VA, William Stephens of Succasunna, NJ, Barry Stephens of NJ; a step-daughter, Tracy Makin of Dansville, PA; 12 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; 2 brothers and sisters-in-law, Richard and Joanne Sheeler of Stanton Island, NY, Charles and Joyce Sheeler of TX; a sister and brother-in-law, Jean and Jack Capozucca of Brooklyn, NY. Besides her husband, she was predeceased by a brother, Billy Sheeler. Family and friends are invited to call on Wednesday, December 30, 2015 from 1:00 to 2:00 P.M. at Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA. A memorial service will follow at 2:00 P.M. with Pastor Harry Colegrove officiating. - Wellsboro Gazette, December 30, 2015


WALES, Gerald - Gerald "Donald" Wales, age 81, of Millerton, PA, died Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at his home. He was born August 23, 1933 in Elmira, NY, a son of William and Mina (Henry) Wales. Don celebrated a 63rd wedding anniversary on March 31 with his wife, Janet (Fleming) Wales. He always enjoyed owning and operating his own farm with his wife. He enjoyed spending time with his family. Don is survived by his wife, Janet; 6 children; Connie (Jeff) McDonough of Scranton, PA, Donna Brewer of Tioga, PA, Sandra (John) Mundro of Saylorburg, PA, Donald (Karen) Wales of Millerton, PA, Timothy (Lynette) Wales of Millerton, PA, and Pamela (Russell) Draper of Millerton, PA; 14 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; 2 brothers, George (Beverly) Wales of Millerton, PA, Robert Wales of AZ; a sister, Frances Woughton of Elmira, NY; sister-in-law, Erma Wales of Millerton, PA. He was predeceased by 3 brothers, Maxwell, Harrison and William, Jr.; 3 sisters, Leda Montgomery, Laura Miller, Hazel Pettit; half-brother, Joe Wales; half-sister, Eva Purvis, and a son-in-law, Robert Brewer. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorial donations may be made in Don's memory to the Millerton Fire Department, 16 North Road, Millerton, PA 16936, or Susquehanna Hospice, 24 Walnut St., Wellsboro, PA 16901. Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 63 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA is assisting the family. – Wellsboro Gazette, September 17, 2014


WALKER, John [Dick] - John Richard (Dick) Walker, 76, of Mansfield, died on Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015, in Pittsburgh, from complications from a fall. Born Aug. 10, 1939, in Beacon, N.Y., he was the son of William Hay and Mary Margaret (nee Richards) Walker. He was married for 54 and a half years to his college sweetheart, Beth. A lifelong learner with a Ph.D. in mathematics (topology), he taught at Mansfield University for his entire career. He loved family, travel, music and friends. He died having memorized over 55 poems and still studying political systems and French. He is survived by his wife, G. Elizabeth (nee Mosher) Walker of Mansfield; his daughter, Amy McCall and her husband, Robert of Pittsburgh; his daughter, Gwen of Norman, Okla.; grandchildren, Brendan McCall of Pittsburgh, Gavin McCall of Pittsburgh, Kathleen Schark of Norman, Okla., Mackenzie Schark of Norman, Okla..; and his brother, Blaine Walker and his wife, Nancy of St. Paul, Minn. There will be no public services. A memorial service will be scheduled for a future date. He will be interred at Mount Zion Cemetery, Galilla County, Ohio. -  Wellsboro Gazette, December 23, 2015

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