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Saturday 04/18/2015
Frances G. Mumme, 85
Posted: April 18, 2015 - 12:03 am

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Friday 04/17/2015
Seeley
Updated: April 17, 2015 - 12:14 am

Carol Anne (Dribnack) Seeley, age 60, of Englewood, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, April 15, 2015.

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Simon
Updated: April 17, 2015 - 12:17 am

Another angel grew her wings, Alexandria Faith Simon. She was born to Sgt. William and Jaclyn Bennett Simon on March 19, 2015 at Madigan Army Hospital, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.

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Thursday 04/16/2015
O’Brien
Updated: April 16, 2015 - 12:33 am

John J. O'Brien, 68, died Feb. 17, 2015 in Winston-Salem, N.C., where he had lived for the past 21 years. John was born in Waverly, N.Y., to the late William O’Brien and Justine (Cullen) O’Brien.

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Dolinich
Updated: April 16, 2015 - 12:13 am

Memories are stitched with love.....

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Garrity
Updated: April 16, 2015 - 12:17 am

Russell T. Garrity, 82, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loved ones, on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 in Vero Beach, Fla., at VNA Hospice House.

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Elia
Updated: April 16, 2015 - 12:31 am

Richard Rocco Elia, age 61, of Waverly, N.Y., passed away on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at home, surrounded by his loving family.

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Wednesday 04/15/2015
Elia
Updated: April 15, 2015 - 12:03 am

Richard "Dick" R. Elia, age 61, of Waverly, N.Y., passed away on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at home, surrounded by his loving family.

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Hirtz
Updated: April 15, 2015 - 12:07 am

Doris L. Hirtz, 90, of Nichols, N.Y., passed away on Saturday, April 4, 2015 at Elderwood in Waverly.

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Bennett
Updated: April 15, 2015 - 12:14 am

Annamae (Malone) Bennett, age 77, of Roberts Hollow Road, Lowman, N.Y., went to be with her Lord Jesus and her beloved husband Herman on Monday, April 13, 2015 at Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, Pa.

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Tuesday 04/14/2015
Nevadomski
Updated: April 14, 2015 - 12:14 am

John W. Nevadomski, of Waverly, passed away suddenly on Sunday, April 5, 2015 at age 68.

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Dence
Updated: April 14, 2015 - 12:14 am

Emeline M. Dence, 96 (pretty darn close to her goal of living to be 100), of Spencer, N.Y., passed away with her granddaughter Shannon (and Joe) by her side on Jan. 30, 2015 at Elderwood Nursing Home, Waverly, N.Y.

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Cummings
Updated: April 14, 2015 - 12:12 am

Helen T. Cummings, of 858 Roberts Hollow Road, Lowman, N.Y., passed away Sunday evening, April 12, 2015 at the Elcor Nursing Center in Horseheads, N.Y.

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Monday 04/13/2015
Walker
Updated: April 13, 2015 - 12:06 am

The well-attended funeral for Robert A. Walker was held Friday, April 10, 2015 at the Jay E. Lowery Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 225 S. Main St., Athens, Pa. with Rev. Randy Stillson of the Chemung Christian Fellowship officiating. Military honors were accorded by the U.S. Navy and the Valley Color Guard. Firing squad members were Gerald Beatty, Mike Guilford, Don Hunt, Larry Parks, Gary Fairbanks, Jerry Keene and Jim Smith. Color guard members were Don Barber, Tom Chamberlain, Dan Eiklor, and Mark LaFollette. Don Barber served as bugler and Mike Guilford served as chaplain.

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Saturday 04/11/2015
William E. Coolbaugh
Posted: April 11, 2015 - 12:04 am

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Friday 04/10/2015
DePumpo
Updated: April 10, 2015 - 12:18 am

Julia Joanne Kerwin DePumpo of Waverly, N.Y. passed away Thursday, April 9, 2015 at her home at the age of 78. She was born June 22, 1936 in Elmira, NY, the daughter of Hugh and Josephine Sullivan Kerwin. Julia was a graduate of Elmira Catholic High School and later received certification as an x-ray technician from St. Joseph's Hospital in Elmira.

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Reizes
Updated: April 10, 2015 - 12:24 am

A life lived to the fullest ended too soon Feb. 10, 2015, when Leslie Noel Reizes died of a cerebral hemorrhage in Delray Beach, Fla.

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Wednesday 04/08/2015
Schweiger
Updated: April 08, 2015 - 12:14 am

Family and friends gathered at noon on Tuesday, April 7 at St. James Catholic Church in Waverly to celebrate and remember the life of Frederick William Schweiger, 84, of Barton, N.Y. Father Vincent Langan presided for the mass. Many of Fred's grandchildren participated in the mass. The draping of the pall and placing of the crucifix was placed by Matthew and Noah Schweiger. The first reading, Revelations 14:13 was read by Sarah Schweiger; Responsorial Psalm "Shepherd Me O God" was sung by Jacob and Collin Schweiger. Second reading 2 Corinthians 4:14-5:1 was read by Emily Schweiger; Intercessions were read by Rachael, Kristen and Allie Schweiger. Presentation of the Gifts for communion were by Patrick and Mike Hoagland and Ryan and Jenna Hoagland. The congregation joined in singing "On Eagles Wings," "Amazing Grace," "I Have Loved You," and "Be Not Afraid." The song "I Saw the Light" was sung by Jacob and Collin Schweiger following communion. Interment and prayers of committal followed at the St. James Cemetery. Pallbearers were Fred, Jamie and Greg Schweiger, Andy and Mark Canzler, and Ben Schweiger. Following the services a luncheon and time of sharing was held at the church hall. Caring assistance was provided by the Cooley Family of the Sutfin Funeral Chapel, 273 S. Main St., Nichols. www.sutfinfuneralchapel.com

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Mansfield
Updated: April 08, 2015 - 12:16 am

Howard F. Mansfield III, 71, of Hudson, Fla., and Chincoteague Island, Va., formerly of Sayre, Pa., passed away on Friday, April 3, 2015 in Hudson, Fla., with his loving wife by his side.

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Tuesday 04/07/2015
Ackley
Updated: April 07, 2015 - 12:03 am

Frances Ackley, 99, passed away following a short illness at Elderwood Nursing Home in Hamburg, N.Y.

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Walker
Updated: April 07, 2015 - 12:05 am

Robert A. "Bob" Walker, 79, of Waverly, N.Y., went home to be with the Lord on April 5, 2015, surrounded by his family.

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Hale
Updated: April 07, 2015 - 12:12 am

Joseph J. Hale Jr., age 66, of Halm Road in South Corning, died Sunday, April 5, 2015 at home, unexpectedly.

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Monday 04/06/2015
Mansfield
Updated: April 06, 2015 - 12:06 am

Howard F. Mansfield III, of Hudson, Fla. and Chincoteague, Va., formerly of Sayre, Pa., passed away on Friday, April 3, 2015 in Hudson with his loving wife, Louise, by his side. Funeral services are incomplete at this time. Those wishing may visit our Facebook page or send a private sympathy message to the family at www.blauveltfuneralhome.com.

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Foster
Updated: April 06, 2015 - 12:12 am

Jeanette E. Dill Foster, 79, of Athens, Pa. passed away on Friday, April 3, 2015 at Athens Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Athens.

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Shores
Updated: April 06, 2015 - 12:07 am

A very largely attended memorial service for Norman Richard Shores of Towanda, Pa. was held at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 2, 2015 at the Independent Baptist Church, Cherry Street, Towanda with Pastor Donn Hauser officiating, assisted by Pastor Lloyd Vaughn. Pianist was Pastor Michael Shanks. Organist was Joan Cooley. Special music was offered by quartet members Doug Jackson, Glenn Shanks, Mark Ulrich and Paul Robbins and a duet was performed by Sharyn Coole and Joan Cooley. Trumpet soloist was Kim Smith. Reflections were offered by Norman's sons, Scott and Glenn Shores. Family and friends gathered in the church fellowship hall for an ice cream reception following the service. A private interment service was held at the Hornbrook Cemetery, Sheshequin Township, Pa. at 2 p.m. Thursday afternoon with Pastor Donn Hauser officiating. Instrumentalist and vocalist was Pastor Lloyd Vaughn. Prayer of committal was offered by Pastor Michael Shanks. Pallbearers were grandsons Richard, Ryan, Randall, Rob, Christopher, Thomas and Nick Shores and Dan Walton. Arrangements were under the direction of the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, Towanda.

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Saturday 04/04/2015
Frederick W. Schweiger
Updated: April 04, 2015 - 12:18 am

Frederick W. Schweiger, 84, born Aug. 4, 1930, passed away unexpectedly on April 1, 2015. He was born at home and passed away at home, just as he would have wanted.

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Thursday 04/02/2015
Saik
Updated: April 02, 2015 - 12:12 am

Shirley J. Saik, 81, Halsey Valley, died Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at her son's home in Seneca Falls.

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Wednesday 04/01/2015
Bogutski
Updated: April 01, 2015 - 12:08 am

Joseph A. Bogutski, 90, of Athens, Pa., passed away on Monday, March 30, 2015 at Towanda Skilled Unit, following an extended illness.

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Yetter
Updated: April 01, 2015 - 12:10 am

Beverly M. (Lopreste) Yetter, 82, of 430 Clark St., Waverly, N.Y., passed away peacefully in her sleep and went home to be with our Lord early Monday morning, March 30, 2015 from her home.

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Monday 03/30/2015
Dimock
Updated: March 30, 2015 - 12:13 am

A well-attended Mass of Christian burial for Arthur J. Dimock, 80, of Barton, N.Y. was held at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 28, 2015 at St. James Catholic Church, Waverly, N.Y. with Rev. Vincent Langan officiating. Instrumentalist and vocalist was William Soprano. Assisting at the altar were Daniel Leary and Jack Hedrick. Readers were Maggie Dimock and Cathy Wiggs. Prayers of the Faithful were given by Eileen Hall and Andrea Lambert. Presentation of the Gifts was by his granddaughters. Pallbearers were grandsons David Penny, Christopher, Matthew, Eric, Patrick and Daniel Dimock. A luncheon for family and friends was held in the church hall following the service. Interment will be at a later date in St. James Cemetery, Waverly.

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Saturday 03/28/2015
Theron Edgar Fice
Posted: March 28, 2015 - 12:05 am

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James C. Prinzi
Posted: March 28, 2015 - 12:05 am

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Norman Richard Shores
Updated: March 28, 2015 - 12:14 am

"The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord and he delighteth in his way." Psalm 37:23

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Friday 03/27/2015
Bustin
Updated: March 27, 2015 - 12:13 am

Alice Marie Homan Bustin, 88, a resident of the Personal Care Home of Memorial Hospital, Towanda, since May of 2014, formerly a long-time resident of Milan, Pa., passed away Wednesday evening, March 25, 2015 at Memorial Hospital and joined her loved ones in Heaven.

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Condame
Updated: March 27, 2015 - 12:16 am

June 6, 1943 - March 24, 2015

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Thursday 03/26/2015
Dimock
Updated: March 26, 2015 - 12:07 am

Arthur J. Dimock, 80, of Barton, N.Y., died on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at Elderwood in Waverly, N.Y. following an extended illness. Art was born Feb. 9, 1935 in Litchfield, Pa. to Lewis and Mary Ryder Dimock. He attended Litchfield Elementary and graduated from Athens High School in 1953. After a long career at IBM in Owego, N.Y., he retired as a mechanical engineer in 1987.

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Freas Freeman
Updated: March 26, 2015 - 12:08 am

In loving memory of Freas Freeman, born on Feb. 5, 1941 to March 18, 2015.

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Shurygailo
Updated: March 26, 2015 - 12:19 am

Stanley Shurygailo, 87, of Sayre, Pa., passed away on Sunday, March 22, 2015 at the Sayre Health Care Center.

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Wednesday 03/25/2015
Dolan
Updated: March 25, 2015 - 12:05 am

Mr. Henry E. Dolan, 77, of Deland, Fla., passed away Monday, March 23, 2015.

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Chiola
Updated: March 25, 2015 - 12:05 am

Margherite V. Chiola, formerly of 329 York Ave., Towanda, Pa., passed away peacefully Friday, March 20, 2015 at the Bradford County Manor, Troy, Pa., where she had been a guest for several years.

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McIntire
Updated: March 25, 2015 - 12:08 am

On the morning of Saturday, March 21, 2015, lifelong Granville Center resident Ruth Mae (Smith) Kinney McIntire passed away quietly at the Skilled Nursing Center in Towanda. She was 95 years of age.

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Tuesday 03/24/2015
Gregory
Updated: March 24, 2015 - 12:19 am

Reta H. Carner Gregory, 96, of Sayre, Pa., passed away on Sunday, March 22, 2015 at home, following a brief illness.

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Bickham
Updated: March 24, 2015 - 12:21 am

Betty Jane Bickham, 65, of Sayre, Pa., passed away on Monday, March 23, 2015 with her family at her side. Betty fought a long hard battle with cancer with the support of her family.

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Monday 03/23/2015
Allis
Updated: March 23, 2015 - 12:02 am

A largely attended funeral service for Raymond R. Allis, 86, of 1619 C.C. Allis Road, Wyalusing, Pa. was held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 21, 2015 at the Rome Presbyterian Church with Rev. Dr. Karen Ballard, pastor, officiating. Pianist was Lola Kunkle. Organist was Marilyn Brainard. Special music was presented by a vocal trio; Rev. Dr. Karen Ballard, Marilyn Brainard and Pastor David Dewing. Life reflections and prayer were offered by Raymond's son-in-law, Pastor David Dewing. Special music was also offered by soloist, Rev. Dr. Karen Ballard. Remembrances were offered by Raymond's life-long friend, David Rice, son-in-law, Jim Crawford, and grandsons, Casey and Corey Crawford and Chad Dewing. Members of Roman Lodge No. 418 F.& A.M. held a service of remembrance at 1:45 p.m. at the church. Interment will be at a later date in the South Hill Cemetery, Orwell Township, Pa. Honorary pallbearers were Charlie Jones, David Rice, Duane Phillips, Reuben Brimmer and Bill Maryott. Active Pallbearers were Casey Crawford, Corey Crawford, Chad Dewing, Louie Ugliuzza, Brian Abell and Jason Abell. A reception for family and friends was held at the Rome Fire Hall following the service. The family received a host of friends Friday afternoon and evening at the Rome Presbyterian Church. Arrangements were under the direction of the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, Towanda, Pa. Memories and condolences may be expressed by visiting www.bowenfuneralhomes.com.

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King
Updated: March 23, 2015 - 12:06 am

Ralph Richard "Dick" King, 67, of Montrose, Pa. passed away on Sunday, March 22, 2015 at his home surrounded by his family following a brief illness.

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Place
Updated: March 23, 2015 - 12:09 am

Howard B. Place, 87, formerly of South Waverly, Sheshequin and the Personal Care Home of Memorial Hospital, Towanda, Pa. passed away Friday, March 20, 2015 at the Skilled Nursing Unit of Memorial Hospital, Towanda. Howard was born in Bradford County, Pa. on Nov. 25, 1927, the son of William C. Place and Ethel Edna Barnes Place. Howard was formerly employed by Penn-York Opportunities in Athens, Pa. He enjoyed walking, riding his bike around South Waverly and working jigsaw puzzles. Howard is survived by his sister, Marie Detrick of Sayre as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Euleta M. Kasson on March 6, 2013 and a brother, Gerald Place on April 18, 1989.

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Merrill
Updated: March 23, 2015 - 12:05 am

Very well-attended funeral services for Ava T. Merrill, 8 months, of Barton, N.Y., were held on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at the Jay E. Lowery Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Athens, Pa. A video presentation was shown at the beginning of the service of Ava's journey in life and her family. The Rev. Anne Bey Canfield officiated, David DeKay spoke on behalf of the family, and the poem "If I Am Not There Tomorrow" with personal touches was read by D.J. Vanduzen.

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Cox
Updated: March 23, 2015 - 12:11 am

Gloria Jean Benjamin Cox, 85, widow of Ira L. "Ike" Cox of Madison, Tenn., passed away Thursday, March 19, 2015 at the NHC Healthcare Center in Hendersonville, Tenn. Gloria was born in Towanda, Pa. on Oct. 20, 1929, the daughter of Elias Benjamin and Stella Place Benjamin. She was a graduate of Towanda High School and in early years was employed by the Blue Swan in Sayre, Pa. On Nov. 16, 1950, she married Ira "Ike" Cox in Upper Darby, Pa. Gloria was employed by GTE Sylvania in Towanda for many years and following her retirement she worked with the Head Start Program in Towanda. Gloria enjoyed cooking, traveling with her husband Ike in their motor home, and spending their winter months in Florida.

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Saturday 03/21/2015
James F. "Pete" Olmstead Sr.
Posted: March 21, 2015 - 12:00 am

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Norma Dailey Gardner
Updated: March 21, 2015 - 12:06 am

Norma Dailey Gardner, wife of the Rev. Andrew D. Gardner of Brockton, Mass., went to be with the Lord on March 18, 2015, following a long illness.

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Saturday 04/18/2015
Frances G. Mumme, 85
Posted: April 18, 2015 - 12:03 am

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Friday 04/17/2015
Seeley
Updated: April 17, 2015 - 12:14 am

Carol Anne (Dribnack) Seeley, age 60, of Englewood, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, April 15, 2015.

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Simon
Updated: April 17, 2015 - 12:17 am

Another angel grew her wings, Alexandria Faith Simon. She was born to Sgt. William and Jaclyn Bennett Simon on March 19, 2015 at Madigan Army Hospital, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.

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Thursday 04/16/2015
O’Brien
Updated: April 16, 2015 - 12:33 am

John J. O'Brien, 68, died Feb. 17, 2015 in Winston-Salem, N.C., where he had lived for the past 21 years. John was born in Waverly, N.Y., to the late William O’Brien and Justine (Cullen) O’Brien.

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Dolinich
Updated: April 16, 2015 - 12:13 am

Memories are stitched with love.....

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Garrity
Updated: April 16, 2015 - 12:17 am

Russell T. Garrity, 82, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loved ones, on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 in Vero Beach, Fla., at VNA Hospice House.

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Elia
Updated: April 16, 2015 - 12:31 am

Richard Rocco Elia, age 61, of Waverly, N.Y., passed away on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at home, surrounded by his loving family.

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Wednesday 04/15/2015
Elia
Updated: April 15, 2015 - 12:03 am

Richard "Dick" R. Elia, age 61, of Waverly, N.Y., passed away on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at home, surrounded by his loving family.

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Hirtz
Updated: April 15, 2015 - 12:07 am

Doris L. Hirtz, 90, of Nichols, N.Y., passed away on Saturday, April 4, 2015 at Elderwood in Waverly.

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Bennett
Updated: April 15, 2015 - 12:14 am

Annamae (Malone) Bennett, age 77, of Roberts Hollow Road, Lowman, N.Y., went to be with her Lord Jesus and her beloved husband Herman on Monday, April 13, 2015 at Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, Pa.

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Tuesday 04/14/2015
Nevadomski
Updated: April 14, 2015 - 12:14 am

John W. Nevadomski, of Waverly, passed away suddenly on Sunday, April 5, 2015 at age 68.

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Dence
Updated: April 14, 2015 - 12:14 am

Emeline M. Dence, 96 (pretty darn close to her goal of living to be 100), of Spencer, N.Y., passed away with her granddaughter Shannon (and Joe) by her side on Jan. 30, 2015 at Elderwood Nursing Home, Waverly, N.Y.

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Cummings
Updated: April 14, 2015 - 12:12 am

Helen T. Cummings, of 858 Roberts Hollow Road, Lowman, N.Y., passed away Sunday evening, April 12, 2015 at the Elcor Nursing Center in Horseheads, N.Y.

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Monday 04/13/2015
Walker
Updated: April 13, 2015 - 12:06 am

The well-attended funeral for Robert A. Walker was held Friday, April 10, 2015 at the Jay E. Lowery Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 225 S. Main St., Athens, Pa. with Rev. Randy Stillson of the Chemung Christian Fellowship officiating. Military honors were accorded by the U.S. Navy and the Valley Color Guard. Firing squad members were Gerald Beatty, Mike Guilford, Don Hunt, Larry Parks, Gary Fairbanks, Jerry Keene and Jim Smith. Color guard members were Don Barber, Tom Chamberlain, Dan Eiklor, and Mark LaFollette. Don Barber served as bugler and Mike Guilford served as chaplain.

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Saturday 04/11/2015
William E. Coolbaugh
Posted: April 11, 2015 - 12:04 am

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Friday 04/10/2015
DePumpo
Updated: April 10, 2015 - 12:18 am

Julia Joanne Kerwin DePumpo of Waverly, N.Y. passed away Thursday, April 9, 2015 at her home at the age of 78. She was born June 22, 1936 in Elmira, NY, the daughter of Hugh and Josephine Sullivan Kerwin. Julia was a graduate of Elmira Catholic High School and later received certification as an x-ray technician from St. Joseph's Hospital in Elmira.

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Reizes
Updated: April 10, 2015 - 12:24 am

A life lived to the fullest ended too soon Feb. 10, 2015, when Leslie Noel Reizes died of a cerebral hemorrhage in Delray Beach, Fla.

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Wednesday 04/08/2015
Schweiger
Updated: April 08, 2015 - 12:14 am

Family and friends gathered at noon on Tuesday, April 7 at St. James Catholic Church in Waverly to celebrate and remember the life of Frederick William Schweiger, 84, of Barton, N.Y. Father Vincent Langan presided for the mass. Many of Fred's grandchildren participated in the mass. The draping of the pall and placing of the crucifix was placed by Matthew and Noah Schweiger. The first reading, Revelations 14:13 was read by Sarah Schweiger; Responsorial Psalm "Shepherd Me O God" was sung by Jacob and Collin Schweiger. Second reading 2 Corinthians 4:14-5:1 was read by Emily Schweiger; Intercessions were read by Rachael, Kristen and Allie Schweiger. Presentation of the Gifts for communion were by Patrick and Mike Hoagland and Ryan and Jenna Hoagland. The congregation joined in singing "On Eagles Wings," "Amazing Grace," "I Have Loved You," and "Be Not Afraid." The song "I Saw the Light" was sung by Jacob and Collin Schweiger following communion. Interment and prayers of committal followed at the St. James Cemetery. Pallbearers were Fred, Jamie and Greg Schweiger, Andy and Mark Canzler, and Ben Schweiger. Following the services a luncheon and time of sharing was held at the church hall. Caring assistance was provided by the Cooley Family of the Sutfin Funeral Chapel, 273 S. Main St., Nichols. www.sutfinfuneralchapel.com

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Mansfield
Updated: April 08, 2015 - 12:16 am

Howard F. Mansfield III, 71, of Hudson, Fla., and Chincoteague Island, Va., formerly of Sayre, Pa., passed away on Friday, April 3, 2015 in Hudson, Fla., with his loving wife by his side.

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Tuesday 04/07/2015
Ackley
Updated: April 07, 2015 - 12:03 am

Frances Ackley, 99, passed away following a short illness at Elderwood Nursing Home in Hamburg, N.Y.

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Walker
Updated: April 07, 2015 - 12:05 am

Robert A. "Bob" Walker, 79, of Waverly, N.Y., went home to be with the Lord on April 5, 2015, surrounded by his family.

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Hale
Updated: April 07, 2015 - 12:12 am

Joseph J. Hale Jr., age 66, of Halm Road in South Corning, died Sunday, April 5, 2015 at home, unexpectedly.

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Monday 04/06/2015
Mansfield
Updated: April 06, 2015 - 12:06 am

Howard F. Mansfield III, of Hudson, Fla. and Chincoteague, Va., formerly of Sayre, Pa., passed away on Friday, April 3, 2015 in Hudson with his loving wife, Louise, by his side. Funeral services are incomplete at this time. Those wishing may visit our Facebook page or send a private sympathy message to the family at www.blauveltfuneralhome.com.

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Foster
Updated: April 06, 2015 - 12:12 am

Jeanette E. Dill Foster, 79, of Athens, Pa. passed away on Friday, April 3, 2015 at Athens Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Athens.

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Shores
Updated: April 06, 2015 - 12:07 am

A very largely attended memorial service for Norman Richard Shores of Towanda, Pa. was held at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 2, 2015 at the Independent Baptist Church, Cherry Street, Towanda with Pastor Donn Hauser officiating, assisted by Pastor Lloyd Vaughn. Pianist was Pastor Michael Shanks. Organist was Joan Cooley. Special music was offered by quartet members Doug Jackson, Glenn Shanks, Mark Ulrich and Paul Robbins and a duet was performed by Sharyn Coole and Joan Cooley. Trumpet soloist was Kim Smith. Reflections were offered by Norman's sons, Scott and Glenn Shores. Family and friends gathered in the church fellowship hall for an ice cream reception following the service. A private interment service was held at the Hornbrook Cemetery, Sheshequin Township, Pa. at 2 p.m. Thursday afternoon with Pastor Donn Hauser officiating. Instrumentalist and vocalist was Pastor Lloyd Vaughn. Prayer of committal was offered by Pastor Michael Shanks. Pallbearers were grandsons Richard, Ryan, Randall, Rob, Christopher, Thomas and Nick Shores and Dan Walton. Arrangements were under the direction of the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, Towanda.

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Saturday 04/04/2015
Frederick W. Schweiger
Updated: April 04, 2015 - 12:18 am

Frederick W. Schweiger, 84, born Aug. 4, 1930, passed away unexpectedly on April 1, 2015. He was born at home and passed away at home, just as he would have wanted.

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Thursday 04/02/2015
Saik
Updated: April 02, 2015 - 12:12 am

Shirley J. Saik, 81, Halsey Valley, died Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at her son's home in Seneca Falls.

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Wednesday 04/01/2015
Bogutski
Updated: April 01, 2015 - 12:08 am

Joseph A. Bogutski, 90, of Athens, Pa., passed away on Monday, March 30, 2015 at Towanda Skilled Unit, following an extended illness.

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Yetter
Updated: April 01, 2015 - 12:10 am

Beverly M. (Lopreste) Yetter, 82, of 430 Clark St., Waverly, N.Y., passed away peacefully in her sleep and went home to be with our Lord early Monday morning, March 30, 2015 from her home.

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Monday 03/30/2015
Dimock
Updated: March 30, 2015 - 12:13 am

A well-attended Mass of Christian burial for Arthur J. Dimock, 80, of Barton, N.Y. was held at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 28, 2015 at St. James Catholic Church, Waverly, N.Y. with Rev. Vincent Langan officiating. Instrumentalist and vocalist was William Soprano. Assisting at the altar were Daniel Leary and Jack Hedrick. Readers were Maggie Dimock and Cathy Wiggs. Prayers of the Faithful were given by Eileen Hall and Andrea Lambert. Presentation of the Gifts was by his granddaughters. Pallbearers were grandsons David Penny, Christopher, Matthew, Eric, Patrick and Daniel Dimock. A luncheon for family and friends was held in the church hall following the service. Interment will be at a later date in St. James Cemetery, Waverly.

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Saturday 03/28/2015
Theron Edgar Fice
Posted: March 28, 2015 - 12:05 am

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James C. Prinzi
Posted: March 28, 2015 - 12:05 am

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Norman Richard Shores
Updated: March 28, 2015 - 12:14 am

"The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord and he delighteth in his way." Psalm 37:23

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Friday 03/27/2015
Bustin
Updated: March 27, 2015 - 12:13 am

Alice Marie Homan Bustin, 88, a resident of the Personal Care Home of Memorial Hospital, Towanda, since May of 2014, formerly a long-time resident of Milan, Pa., passed away Wednesday evening, March 25, 2015 at Memorial Hospital and joined her loved ones in Heaven.

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Condame
Updated: March 27, 2015 - 12:16 am

June 6, 1943 - March 24, 2015

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Thursday 03/26/2015
Dimock
Updated: March 26, 2015 - 12:07 am

Arthur J. Dimock, 80, of Barton, N.Y., died on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at Elderwood in Waverly, N.Y. following an extended illness. Art was born Feb. 9, 1935 in Litchfield, Pa. to Lewis and Mary Ryder Dimock. He attended Litchfield Elementary and graduated from Athens High School in 1953. After a long career at IBM in Owego, N.Y., he retired as a mechanical engineer in 1987.

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Freas Freeman
Updated: March 26, 2015 - 12:08 am

In loving memory of Freas Freeman, born on Feb. 5, 1941 to March 18, 2015.

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Shurygailo
Updated: March 26, 2015 - 12:19 am

Stanley Shurygailo, 87, of Sayre, Pa., passed away on Sunday, March 22, 2015 at the Sayre Health Care Center.

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Wednesday 03/25/2015
Dolan
Updated: March 25, 2015 - 12:05 am

Mr. Henry E. Dolan, 77, of Deland, Fla., passed away Monday, March 23, 2015.

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Chiola
Updated: March 25, 2015 - 12:05 am

Margherite V. Chiola, formerly of 329 York Ave., Towanda, Pa., passed away peacefully Friday, March 20, 2015 at the Bradford County Manor, Troy, Pa., where she had been a guest for several years.

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McIntire
Updated: March 25, 2015 - 12:08 am

On the morning of Saturday, March 21, 2015, lifelong Granville Center resident Ruth Mae (Smith) Kinney McIntire passed away quietly at the Skilled Nursing Center in Towanda. She was 95 years of age.

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Tuesday 03/24/2015
Gregory
Updated: March 24, 2015 - 12:19 am

Reta H. Carner Gregory, 96, of Sayre, Pa., passed away on Sunday, March 22, 2015 at home, following a brief illness.

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Bickham
Updated: March 24, 2015 - 12:21 am

Betty Jane Bickham, 65, of Sayre, Pa., passed away on Monday, March 23, 2015 with her family at her side. Betty fought a long hard battle with cancer with the support of her family.

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Monday 03/23/2015
Allis
Updated: March 23, 2015 - 12:02 am

A largely attended funeral service for Raymond R. Allis, 86, of 1619 C.C. Allis Road, Wyalusing, Pa. was held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 21, 2015 at the Rome Presbyterian Church with Rev. Dr. Karen Ballard, pastor, officiating. Pianist was Lola Kunkle. Organist was Marilyn Brainard. Special music was presented by a vocal trio; Rev. Dr. Karen Ballard, Marilyn Brainard and Pastor David Dewing. Life reflections and prayer were offered by Raymond's son-in-law, Pastor David Dewing. Special music was also offered by soloist, Rev. Dr. Karen Ballard. Remembrances were offered by Raymond's life-long friend, David Rice, son-in-law, Jim Crawford, and grandsons, Casey and Corey Crawford and Chad Dewing. Members of Roman Lodge No. 418 F.& A.M. held a service of remembrance at 1:45 p.m. at the church. Interment will be at a later date in the South Hill Cemetery, Orwell Township, Pa. Honorary pallbearers were Charlie Jones, David Rice, Duane Phillips, Reuben Brimmer and Bill Maryott. Active Pallbearers were Casey Crawford, Corey Crawford, Chad Dewing, Louie Ugliuzza, Brian Abell and Jason Abell. A reception for family and friends was held at the Rome Fire Hall following the service. The family received a host of friends Friday afternoon and evening at the Rome Presbyterian Church. Arrangements were under the direction of the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, Towanda, Pa. Memories and condolences may be expressed by visiting www.bowenfuneralhomes.com.

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King
Updated: March 23, 2015 - 12:06 am

Ralph Richard "Dick" King, 67, of Montrose, Pa. passed away on Sunday, March 22, 2015 at his home surrounded by his family following a brief illness.

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Place
Updated: March 23, 2015 - 12:09 am

Howard B. Place, 87, formerly of South Waverly, Sheshequin and the Personal Care Home of Memorial Hospital, Towanda, Pa. passed away Friday, March 20, 2015 at the Skilled Nursing Unit of Memorial Hospital, Towanda. Howard was born in Bradford County, Pa. on Nov. 25, 1927, the son of William C. Place and Ethel Edna Barnes Place. Howard was formerly employed by Penn-York Opportunities in Athens, Pa. He enjoyed walking, riding his bike around South Waverly and working jigsaw puzzles. Howard is survived by his sister, Marie Detrick of Sayre as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Euleta M. Kasson on March 6, 2013 and a brother, Gerald Place on April 18, 1989.

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Merrill
Updated: March 23, 2015 - 12:05 am

Very well-attended funeral services for Ava T. Merrill, 8 months, of Barton, N.Y., were held on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at the Jay E. Lowery Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Athens, Pa. A video presentation was shown at the beginning of the service of Ava's journey in life and her family. The Rev. Anne Bey Canfield officiated, David DeKay spoke on behalf of the family, and the poem "If I Am Not There Tomorrow" with personal touches was read by D.J. Vanduzen.

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Cox
Updated: March 23, 2015 - 12:11 am

Gloria Jean Benjamin Cox, 85, widow of Ira L. "Ike" Cox of Madison, Tenn., passed away Thursday, March 19, 2015 at the NHC Healthcare Center in Hendersonville, Tenn. Gloria was born in Towanda, Pa. on Oct. 20, 1929, the daughter of Elias Benjamin and Stella Place Benjamin. She was a graduate of Towanda High School and in early years was employed by the Blue Swan in Sayre, Pa. On Nov. 16, 1950, she married Ira "Ike" Cox in Upper Darby, Pa. Gloria was employed by GTE Sylvania in Towanda for many years and following her retirement she worked with the Head Start Program in Towanda. Gloria enjoyed cooking, traveling with her husband Ike in their motor home, and spending their winter months in Florida.

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Saturday 03/21/2015
James F. "Pete" Olmstead Sr.
Posted: March 21, 2015 - 12:00 am

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Norma Dailey Gardner
Updated: March 21, 2015 - 12:06 am

Norma Dailey Gardner, wife of the Rev. Andrew D. Gardner of Brockton, Mass., went to be with the Lord on March 18, 2015, following a long illness.

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