William Churchman slipped the bonds of earth to touch the face of God on Dec. 9, 2019.

Katherine Barnes Parks, daughter of Anna Barnes, who was born on March 31, 1920, passed away on Dec. 2, 2019 at Elderwood Nursing Home, ending a long and full life.

Florence “Suzie” Carl Montanye, 87, of Waverly passed away on Monday, Dec. 9, 2019 at Riverview Nursing Home in Owego, N.Y.

James B. Decker, 65, of Sayre passed away on Dec. 10, 2019 at the Bradford County Manor, Troy, Pa. Services are incomplete at this time and will be announced once finalized.

Christine L. Peterson, 86, of Chemung passed away on Sunday, December 1, 2019 at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, PA. She has returned to the embrace and presence of her savior and to be joined again with her husband, Clair, who predeceased her.

Sally Ann (Werkheiser) Mingos, 68, of Tunkhannock, Pa. passed away surrounded by family on December 5, 2019 at Allied Services Hospice Center in Scranton, Pa.

Clifford E. Bennett, 82, of Sheshequin Township, Pa. went to be with his Lord on Friday morning, December 6, 2019.

On the morning of Friday, December 6, 2019, Patricia “Patty” Kay Schwarz, 73, of Nichols, N.Y., passed away peacefully in her home and is now at rest with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

On Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, Michael “Mike” Mastrantuono of South Waverly, Pa., passed away peacefully in the presence of those closest to him, at his home, following declining health.

Ginger L. Deans, 70, went home to the Lord on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 after a 4-month battle with cancer. Ginger passed away peacefully at home holding the hand of her youngest son, Matthew.

Softly in the morning, you heard a gentle call, you took the hand God offered you and quietly left us all.... Patricia Kay (Taylor) Schwarz, 73, of Nichols passed away peacefully at her home on December 6, 2019 following a brief illness. Arrangements are incomplete and under the direction of…

Katherine Barnes Parks, daughter of Anna Barnes who was born on March 31, 1920, passed away on December 2, 2019 at Elderwood Nursing Home ending a long and full life.

Erin N. Covey, 34, of Waverly, N.Y., took her own life on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at her home. She is now at peace from her struggles and was welcomed home by her son, Aiden, her grandparents, Uncle John, and “Uncle” Jim.

Lester B. Goble, 87, of Waverly, N.Y. passed away at Elderwood, Waverly, N.Y. on Monday, December 2, 2019 after declining health.

MSG Robert F. McCracken (ret.), 82, of Watertown, N.Y., formerly of Waverly, N.Y., passed away on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019 at Oswego Health Hospital in Oswego, N.Y.

Nelson E. Frisbie Sr., 81, of Athens Twp., passed away peacefully on Nov. 27, 2019 at the Sayre Health Rehab Center, surrounded by his loving family.

Christine L. Peterson, 86, of Chemung passed away on Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019 at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pa. She has returned to the embrace and presence of her savior and to be joined again with her husband, Clair, who predeceased her.

Patricia Sue Lussier, age 52, of Darlington, S.C., passed away on Nov. 25, 2019, due to a motor vehicle accident.

Lester B. Goble, 87, of Waverly ,N.Y., passed away on Monday, December 2, 2019 at Elderwood at Waverly after an extended illness. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. A full obituary will appear in a future edition of this newspaper. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the T…

Christine L. Peterson, 86, of Chemung passed away on Sunday, December 1, 2019 at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre.

Alex J. Tracy, 22, of Gillett, Pa., passed away at home on Sunday, December 1, 2019.

Jean M. Lee, 82, of Sayre, Pa. passed away on Monday, December 2, 2019 at Troy Community Hospital in Troy, Pa.

Martin Hendrik Breemen, 84, of Athens, Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully on December 2, 2019 surrounded by his immediate family.

Michael D. Beavers Sr., 57, of Barton passed away at home on Friday, Nov. 29, 2019.

Patricia Sue Lussier, age 52, of Darlington, S.C., passed away on Nov. 25, 2019, due to a motor vehicle accident.

Barbara U. (Carnright) Pruyne, 90, of Athens, Pa., passed away with her loved ones beside her on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019 at the Athens Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Anna C. Juda, 93, formerly of Athens, Pa., passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019.

Anna C. Juda, 93, formerly of Athens, PA passed away on Tuesday, November 26, 2019.

No farewell words were spoken, no time to say goodbye, you were gone before we knew it and only God knows why....Phelan Hill, 39, of New Braunfels, Texas and formerly of Smithboro, N.Y. passed away suddenly due to injuries from an auto accident on Tuesday, November 26, 2019.

Fred L. Arbona Sr. went to meet his Creator peacefully on Wednesday, November 27, 2019. He was 101 years old.

MSG. Robert F. McCracken (ret), 82, of Watertown, N.Y., formerly of Waverly, N.Y. passed away on Saturday, November 30, 2019 at Oswego Health Hospital in Oswego, NY.

Michael D. Beavers Sr., 57, of Barton passed away at home on Friday, November 29, 2019.

Mary Lou Allen, 66, of Athens, Pa. passed away Thursday, November 28 at home following an extended illness.

Jean M. Robinson, 87, a lifelong valley resident passed away after a long battle with dementia.

Clair Leslie Horton of Greenslanding, Athens Township, Pa., passed away peacefully on Nov. 29, 2019, surrounded by his loving family.

Nelson E. Frisbie Sr., 81, of Athens Township, passed away peacefully on Nov. 27, 2019 at the Sayre Health Rehab Center surrounded by his loving family. Arrangements for a memorial service and celebration of Nelson’s life are incomplete at this time.

No farewell words were spoken, no time to say goodbye, you were gone before we knew it and only God knows why....Phelan Hill, 39, of New Braunfels, Texas and formerly of Smithboro, N.Y. passed away suddenly due to injuries from an auto accident on Tuesday, November 26, 2019. Arrangements are…

Mary Lou Allen of Athens, Pa., passed away peacefully at her home with her loved ones by her side on Thursday, November 28, 2019.

Fred L. Arbona, Sr., 101, of Sayre, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at Chemung County Nursing Facility, Elmira, N.Y., with his loving wife Zelmy by his side. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. A full obituary will appear in a future edition of this paper. Arrang…

Gary R. Wiles, 70, of Sayre, Pa., passed away at his home following an extended illness on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019.

God took another angel home. Grace F. Scrivener, 89, of Sayre passed away on Nov. 25, 2019. She was born on Feb. 17, 1930 in Rome, Pa., a daughter of the late Floyd and Matti Payne. Grace worked for years and was the manager of Newberry’s in Sayre before her retirement. She also worked the S…

Hugo A. Jungers, 51, of Milpitas, Calif., formerly of Athens Twp., Pa., passed away on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019 at the San Jose Regional Medical Center.

Carl E. Hausknecht, 64, of Athens Township, Pa., passed away on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019 at his home following an extended illness.

Norma Jean Campbell, 89, of Litchfield, Pa., passed away at home on Monday, November 25, 2019.

Linda Hilton Gorman, 78, of Waverly, N.Y. passed away peacefully on November 23, 2019, at the Robert Packer Hospital.

Linda H. Gorman, 78, of Waverly, N.Y., passed away on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at the Robert Packer Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer.

Carl E. Hausknecht, 64, of Athens Township, PA passed away at his home on Sunday, November 24, 2019 following an extended illness.

A memorial service for Mary Belle Weinstein, 98, of Sayre, PA was held Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 1 p.m. at the Alteri-Bowen Funeral Home 314 Desmond St. Sayre, PA, with Rev. Andrew Hvozdovic, Pastor of the Church of the Epiphany, Sayre, officiating. Interment was in Saint James Cemetery…

Pearl A. Stermer, 83, of Waverly passed away at home on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2019.

Crystal Patricia Walker, 35, of Sayre, left the bonds of this earth on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019.

Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.