She was born in Spring Hill, PA on August 13, 1922, the oldest daughter of Ernest and Ina Winslow. She graduated from Camptown High School in 1940 and married George W. Purcell on October 24, 1940. They had 5 children who survive her and all live in the Gillett area: Sandra (David) Stewart, Georgia Schonher, Frank (Marilyn) Purcell, David (Gwen) Purcell, and Sam (Arline) Purcell. Also, she is survived by siblings, Betty (Romaine) Salsman of Wyalusing, Robert Winslow of Florida, and Bernard Winslow, Columbia Cross Roads, and many grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
She was a Bradford County Tax Collector for Wells Township for over 30 years. She was a faithful servant of the Lord.
There will be no calling hours. Funeral will be held on Friday, October 2, at 2 P.M. at Baptist Hill Cemetery, Baptist Hill Road, Coryland, PA.
Burial will be private.
Proverb: “and her children rise up and call her blessed”.
Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA is assisting the family. www.buckheitfcandcrematory.com