IVAN S. GLEASON
Ivan Spencer Gleason, 84, of Orange City, Fla., passed away on Monday, Feb. 2, 2004.
He was born in Lawrence Township, on April 29, 1919.
He was employed by Ingersoll Rand for over 30 years.
He was preceded in death by his wife Ruth and son Jonathan Gleason.
He is survived by his former wife, Wilma Howland Harrison, sons, David Gleason, Churchville, N.Y., Theodore Gleason, Moscow, Idaho, Scott Gleason, Tioga, Terry Gleason, Wilton Manors, Fla., Sidney Conaway, Fullerton, Calif.; daughter Louella Hext of Lawrenceville, grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be conducted by Pastor Gary Weaver on Saturday, April 17 at 1 p.m. at the Calvary United Methodist Church, Lawrenceville, with a reception to follow.
JOANN L. BIANCHI
Joann L. Bianchi, 65, of Route 287, Wellsboro, died Monday, April 12, 2004 at her home.
Born Oct. 3, 1938 in Albion, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Ruth H. Everett Streb.
She was the wife of John Bianchi whom she married March 19, 1982. She was a retired auto worker, member of AARP, loved garage sales, gospel music, and enjoyed life.
Surviving besides her husband, are daughters and sons-in-law, Debra Dutton of Texas, Deann (Tony) Destaffan, Dina (Tommy) Wolfe, all of New York; sons and daughter-in-law, Dixon (Cheryl) Lougheed, David Lougheed, Danny Lougheed, all of New York; ten grandchildren; one great granddaughter; step-sons, Johnie Bianchi, Clyde L. Bianchi; step-daughter, Bianca B. Bianchi; three step-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 17 at 1 p.m. at Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, a "Life Celebration Home," 139 Main St., Wellsboro with Rev. Ronald Bly officiating.
Burial will be made at Mount Albion Cemetery, New York.
Flowers will be provided by the family. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Tioga County Unit, 948 East Third St., Williamsport, Pa. 17701.
A. MARIE NESSMAN
A. Marie Nessman, 73, of Arnot Road, Wellsboro, died Friday, April 9, 2004 at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital.
Born May 24, 1930 in Bloomingdale, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Amos Wickersham and Jennie Hamilton Aungst.
She was the wife of Edward J. Nessman, Jr., whom she married April 1963. She was a graduate of Butler High School, Butler, N.J., Class of 1947 and was a homemaker. She was a very active member of the Wellsboro United Methodist Church, a volunteer for Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, and the Cancer Society. She enjoyed spending time with her family and gardening.
She was preceded in death by brothers, Lawrence Aungst and Wesley Aungst.
Surviving besides her husband, are children, Edward J. (Cara) Nessman III of Lake Wallkill, N.J., Vicki L. Dow of Wellsboro, Jeff H. (Linda) Down of Lincoln Park, N.J., Nancy A. Torres of Manchester, N.J., Maureen J. (Chris) Hughes of Wellsboro; grandchildren, Ashley Nessman, Jason (Lisa) Dow, Ryan Dow, Dorothy Torres, Amanda Torres, Eric Muehter, Joseph Muehter; great grandchildren, Jordan Dow, Jakob Dow; brother, Pete Aungst of Bloomingdale, N.J.; sisters, Althea Showalter of Texas, Edith Seltenheim of Oakland, N.J.; several nieces and nephews.
Friends and family are invited to Marie's Life Celebration on Wednesday, April 14 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Wellsboro United Methodist Church, Main and Queen Streets, Wellsboro.
Services will be held there on Thursday, April 15 at 10:30 a.m. with her pastor, Rev. Mark Shover officiating.
Burial will be made in Welsh Settlement Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Tioga County Unit, 948 East Third St., Williamsport, Pa. 17701.
Arrangements are being handled by Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, a "Life Celebration Home," 139 Main St., Wellsboro.
JEANETTE L. ALLEN
Jeanette L. Allen, 86, of Davis Road, Wellsboro, died Wednesday, April 7, 2004 at the home of her daughter in Glendale, Ariz.
Born April 11, 1917 in Roseville, she was the daughter of Fred and Cora Leiseuring Sweely.
She was the wife of the late Arvine D. Allen. She graduated from Mansfield High School and was a nutritional aid for Penn State Cooperative Extension. Jeanette was a member of the Middle Ridge United Methodist Church, a volunteer at the Tioga County Fair for over 30 years and loved gardening, canning, square dancing, and traveling.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Keith Sweely.
Surviving are sons and daughters-in-law, Blaine and Patti Allen of Mansfield, Dale and Sandra Allen of Wellsboro, Lance and Sherry Allen of Wellsboro; daughters and sons-in-law, Kaye and Kurt Dodge of Glendale, Ariz., Sallie and Lewis Sticklin of Wellsboro; 15 grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law, Leigh and Pat Sweely of Tioga; sister, Marciel Holton of Horseheads, N.Y.; brother-in-law, Arnold Allen of Wellsboro; sister-in-law, Emma Sweely of Mansfield; several nieces and nephews.
Friends and relatives are invited to Jeanette's Life Celebration on Wednesday, April 14 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Thursday, April 15 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, a "Life Celebration Home," 139 Main St., Wellsboro.
Services will be held there Thursday, April 15 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Kermit Shrawder officiating.
Burial will be made at Tioga County Memorial Gardens.
LYLE M. GOODREAU
Lyle M. Goodreau, 68, of Nichols St., Wellsboro died Friday, April 9, 2004 at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro.
Born Sept. 2, 1935 in Stony Fork, he was the son of the late Mark R. and Kathryn M. Stratton Goodreau.
He was the husband of Ruth A. Johnson Goodreau whom he married May 19, 1956. He was a graduate of Wellsboro High School and Penn College School of Nursing. Lyle worked at Acme Markets for 37 years and retired in 1990. He also worked at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital for ten years as an LPN, retiring in 2000. He was a member and honorary deacon of the First Baptist Church, Wellsboro; member and Past Master of the Ossea Lodge, #317 F. & A.M., Wellsboro. He also served in the National Guard from 1952-1959. He enjoyed his hobbies, family, nursing, and vacationing.
He was preceded in death by a son, Lyle Goodreau, Jr.; and a brother, Mark Ro. Goodreau, Jr.
Surviving besides his wife, are, sons and daughters-in-law, Gerald and Dianne Goodreau of Avis, William and Denise Goodreau of Oklahoma City, Okla.; daughter and son-in-law, Joan and Donald Wheeler of Mifflintown; brothers and sisters-in-law, Vern and Eileen Goodreau of Greenville, S.C., H. David and Linda Goodreau of Wellsboro; sisters and brothers-in-law, Rosella and Charles Wilson of Chattanooga, Tenn., Beverly and Walt Hanson of Wellsboro, Rogeen Goodreau of Hammondsport, N.Y.; 11 grandchildren, Kayla Goodreau, Alissa Goodreau, Ashley Campbell, Keri Goodreau, Melissa Goodreau, Brandon Neft, Laura Goodreau, Amanda Neft, Leanne Neft, Samantha Wheeler, Benjamin Wheeler; several aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.
Friends and relatives were invited to Lyle's Life Celebration on Tuesday, April 13 at Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, a "Life Celebration Home, Wellsboro.
Services were held Wednesday, April 14 at the First Baptist Church, Wellsboro, with Rev. Dr. Jeffrey McCleary officiating.
Burial was made at West Branch Cemetery.
Memorials may be sent to the First Baptist Church, 25 Central Ave., Wellsboro, Pa. 16901 or to the American Cancer Society, Tioga County Unit, 948 East Third St., Williamsport, Pa. 17701.
HELEN I. CRAWFORD
Helen I. Crawford, 92, of 311 Ruah St., Blossburg, died Wednesday, April 7, 2004 at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro.
Born Jan. 24, 1912, in Blossburg, she was the daughter of John and Mary Kero Isban.
Helen was married to William F. Crawford who preceded her in death. She was a graduate of Mansfield Teachers College and taught at Blossburg Area Schools for 37 years. She was a member of the Blossburg Area Catholic Community.
Surviving are a daughter, Mary Helen Knopf of Allentown; son-in-law, Kenneth Patterson; several step grandchildren; and step great-grandchildren.
Friends were received at Freeberg Funeral Home, Blossburg on Monday, April 12 and a Vigil service was held.
Transferal prayers were held Tuesday, April 13 at the funeral home. Funeral mass followed at St. Andrews Church in Blossburg with Father Brian Clarke as celebrant.
Burial was made at St. Andrews Cemetery.
Donations may be made to The Blossburg Memorial Library, 307 Main St., Blossburg, Pa. 16912 or to Laurel Hospice, 24 Walnut St., Wellsboro, Pa. 16901.
KATHRYN S. APGAR
Kathryn Scheeley Apgar, 97 of Broad Acres, Wellsboro, died Thursday, April 1, 2004.
Born Aug. 25, 1906, she was the daughter of Fred and Anna Scheeley.
She was the wife of Keith Apgar who died October, 1991. Kathryn was a graduate of Charleston High School; attended Mansfield Normal School and received a bachelor of arts degree from New Paltz State Teachers College. She taught for over 20 years in the Spring Valley School District. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Wellsboro and a life member of the Rebekah Lodge. Kathryn was an avid reader, wrote frequent notes and letters to family and friends, enjoyed traveling and made several trips to Europe and the Holy Land as well as visits to her family in California and Florida.
Surviving are children, Winifred Strohlein of Largo, Fla., Anne and Glenn Cook of Los Alamitos, Calif., John and Annie Apgar of Athens, Greece, Mary and Jim Stoddard of North Port, Fla., Fred and Mary Jo Apgar of Center Port, N.Y.; grandchildren, Marc and Pat Strohlein of El Granda, Calif., Lore and Jim Percival of Fairfax, Va., Carol and Tim Burke, La Mirada, Calif., Catherine and Paul Torrance of Houston, Texas, Cindy and David Erickson of Cypress, Calif., Kate Apgar of New York City, N.Y., Jane Apgar of Athens, Greece, Lara Apgar of Seattle Wash., Keith Apgar of Seattle, Wash, Angela Apgar of Center Port, N.Y.; great grandchildren, Juleigh, Glenn, and Tyler Burke of La Mirada, Calif., Callie and Cody Ludwig, Colton and Claire Torrance of Houston, Texas, Christopher, Andrew, and Jeffrey Erickson of Cypress, Calif.; sisters and brothers-in-law, Verna and Leland Lewis, Leone and Ralph Kaltenbach, all of Wellsboro.
Friends may call at the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, a "Life Celebration Home," 139 Main St., on Thursday, April 29 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Services will be held there Friday, April 30 at 11 a.m. with Rev. David Blowers officiating.
Burial will be in the Welsh Settlement Cemetery.
The family will provide the flowers. They would prefer memorials be sent to Broad Acres Health and Rehabilitation Center, RR3, Wellsboro, Pa. 16901 in memory of Kathryn.
LOWELL N. BARNER
Lowell N. Barner, 65, of RR1, Roaring Branch, died Sunday, April 11, 2004 at Williamsport Hospital.
Born April 12, 1938 in Buffalo, N.Y., he was the son of Norman and Louise Messner Barner.
Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial service at the East Point United Methodist Church on Thursday, April 15 at 11 a.m. with his pastor the Rev. Tom Harmic officiating.
Burial will be made at the East Point Cemetery Society, Liberty Township.
Memorial contributions may be made to the East Point United Methodist Church in care of Dorothy Schanbacher, RR1, Box 100, Roaring Branch, Pa. 17765.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory and Monuments, PC, Mansfield.
EARL J. BURROWS
Earl J. Burrows, 43, of Tioga, died Tuesday, April 6, 2004.
Born Oct. 16, 1960 in Corning, N.Y., he was the son of the late Melvin M. and Edna M. Robbins Burrows.
Friends called on Saturday, April 10 at the Carleton Funeral Home, Wellsboro.
Services followed calling hours with the Rev. Harry J. Colegrove officiating.
Interment was made at Tioga County Memorial Gardens, Mansfield.
RAYMOND F. SIMMONS
Raymond F. Simmons, 69 of
Osceola, died Tuesday, April 6, 2004.
Born Aug. 21, 1934 in Harrison Valley, he was the son of the late Clarence R. and Martha Moyer Simmons.
A memorial service will be announced at a later date.
Arrangements are being handled by the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., Wellsboro.