The family of Louise E. Williams, who died January 30, 2020, invites her friends and family to attend a gathering to honor, reflect on, and celebrate her life at the Troy Sale Barn in Troy on Sunday March 8th, 2020 from 1:30 to 3:30 PM. A remembrance program will begin at 2:30 PM. The Gerald W. Vickery, Jr. Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc. Troy, PA has been trusted with the arrangements.
Charles C. Wright, Sr., 83, of Tunkhannock passed away unexpectedly at the Abington Manor on Feb. 23, 2020. He was born at the Mills Hospital in Towanda, PA on July 5, 1936 and he was the son of the late Curtis and E. Margaret Chamberlain Wright. He was married to the former Barbara Joyce Shedden on June 15, 1957.
Charles was a graduate of the LeRoy Grade School and the Canton Area High School class of 1954. Charles was a member of the Open Hand and Beech Flats Granges and enjoyed bowling.
Charles was employed at Sands Theater Enterprises, managing the Wysox and Starlite Drive-in Theaters. He was a truck driver for Towanda Wholesale, W.H. Johns Trucking, Acme Markets, and AWI Associates. After retirement, Charles was a security officer at the Wyoming County courthouse.
In addition to his wife, Charles is survived by children; Sandra (Raymond Jr.) Bagley, Cheryl (Richard Sr.) Pallman, Charles (Sharon) Wright, Jr., and Elizabeth (Brian) Johnson. Grandchildren; John (Asha) Bagley, Raychel (Christopher) Boggs, Eric Bagley, Bryan (Stacey) Pallman, Richard (Nina) Pallman, Jr., Tara Johnson, Brianna Johnson, Katie Wright, and Mary Wright. He is also survived by 14 great-grandchildren, a sister Carol Alexander, and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by brothers Rex and Stanley Chamberlain.
A graveside service will be held Saturday, February 29th, at the Sunnyside Cemetery, Tunkhannock at 11am, with friend Brad Goodman officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association https://www.heart.org. For online condolence visit www.aplitwinfunerlahomes.com
Ada Louise Eadie Williams, age 97, died January 30, 2020 at the Troy Community Hospital.
She was fortunate to have received exceptional care from the efficient and compassionate nurses and staff at the Troy Community Hospital and from an extraordinary group of kind and patient local caregivers over the last fourteen months for which she and her family are forever grateful.
Louise was born November 16, 1922 in Shamokin, Pennsylvania to Joseph G. Eadie and Susan Eva (Raker) Eadie. As a child she was a member of the Lutheran Church, became an accomplished singer, was in high school plays, chorus and choirs and excelled academically. She graduated from Shamokin High School in 1940 and entered Cornell University the same year where she met Evan S. Williams (she always referred to him as her “boyfriend”) who was to become her husband of 62 years until his death in 2005.
Louise and Evan married on December 24, 1943, a few months prior to her graduation from Cornell, while Evan was in the Army Air Corps training to become a B-17 bomber pilot. In 1945, carrying her newborn son in a market basket, she traveled alone by train to be with her husband during his training in Ardmore, Oklahoma.
After the War Louise and Evan returned to Ithaca to finish his education at Cornell Law School after which they moved to his hometown of Troy, Pennsylvania where Louise was a home economics teacher, Evan began his law practice and they raised their family.
Susan E. Wolfe, 71, of Ulster, passed away unexpectedly Friday, January 17, 2020 at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre. Services were held January 21, 2020 at Pepper Funeral Home in Canton. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. A comprehensive obituary and condolences at: www.pepperfuneralhomes.comwww.pepperfuneralhomes.com
Susan E. Wolfe, 71, of Ulster, Pa. passed away unexpectedly Friday, January 17, 2020 at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre. She is the beloved wife of Nelson Wolfe.
The viewing and funeral service was held Tuesday, January 21, at the Pepper Funeral Home and Cremation Facility, 578 Springbrook Dr., Canton with Rev. Duane Taylor officiating. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.
A full obituary and condolences and be shared at: www.pepperfuneralhomes.com
T. David Winebarger, 65, of Troy, PA., passed away unexpectedly, Wednesday morning, January 8, 2020. Thomas David was born August 30, 1954 in Sayre to the late Arlie Winebarger and Hazel G. (Ray) Winebarger Morgan.
Family was very important to Dave. Anytime he could spend with them was something he treasured, especially with his grandchildren. David was a skilled carpenter, loved to tinker and could fix anything. He was a very tidy, well-organized individual and took pride in keeping himself and belongings very orderly. Dave enjoyed the outdoors and could often be found fishing or riding his motorcycle, which he cherished and was extremely proud of. He was also a talented artist and loved all animals, especially his many pets throughout the years. Lately, David enjoyed attending Victory Church in Troy.
Besides his parents Dave was predeceased by his sisters, Shirley Castle; Lena Swain; and brothers, Jimmy; William “Frank” and Jerry Winebarger.
During the early morning hours of Thursday, January 2, 2020, Duane H. Wilcox of LeRoy passed away peacefully at Troy Community Hospital following a brief illness. He was 86 years of age.
Born on his family's dairy farm in Leroy on August 24, 1933, he was the son of Earl and Hattie (Haflett) Wilcox. He graduated Canton High School with the Class of 1951 and on July 11, 1953, he married Carrie Ellen Thomas. Together they raised a son and two daughters. In 1964, Duane, along with his brother George, took charge of the family dairy farm.
Duane was active in many organizations. He was a lifetime member of the NRA and a past director of Select Sires. He had been a delegate to the Dairy Herd Improvement Association and Scout Master for Troop 67.
He was a dairy farmer his entire life but also occasionally substituted as a mail carrier for the United States Postal Service. He was a member of the Farm Land Preservation Board and helped found the Sulbra Crop Management. He also served as the state delegate to the Pennsylvania Holstein Association and had been a board member of the Bradford County Pennsylvania Farmer's Association.
Louise (Dibble) Ward, 80, of Canton, PA, passed away Sunday evening, December 29, 2019 at the Green Home in Wellsboro, PA. A full and comprehensive obituary will be announced. Pepper Funeral Home and Cremation Facility, Canton, Pa. is assisting his family with arrangements. Memories and condolences may be shared at www.pepperfuneralhomes.com
Pauline C. Watts, 94, formerly of Canton, became part of God's Choir on Saturday, October 26, 2019. She passed away at Bradford County Manor with her nieces, Connie Avants and Susan May at her side. Pauline was born in Canton June 9, 1925 to Floyd,Sr. and Harriet (Chaapel) Kendall, one of seven children. She was the widow of the late L. Keith Watts, who preceded her in death in 1991 after 44 years of marriage. She had a beautiful soprano voice which she shared with the former Montoursville Methodist Church, the Canton Chirch of Christ (Disciples of Christ), the Canton Community Choir and the Canton Christmas Conglomeration. She was a graduate of Canton High School, Class of 1944. While in high school Pauline worked at the Rialto Theater and later at Schafmaker's, a favorite Canton soda fountain and drug store. She met her future husband, Keith, outside of the Canton Bowling Lanes, and in 1946 they were married. She and Keith resided in the Montoursville area, where Pauline was employed by the Carroll House Department Store in Williamsport, the former Wallace Pharmacy and the Sylvania Photoflash in Montoursville. After moving back to Canton in the 1970's she was employed at T. Burk & Company until its closing in the mid 1990's.
Pauline is survived by her son, Kelly (& Carol) Watts and grandson Karl (& Tashina) Watts, all of Payson, AZ, granddaughter Susan (& Zack) Golden of Windsor VT, six great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Floyd & Harriet Kendall, Sr., her husband, L. Keith Watts, brothers Floyd Kendall, Jr., Lawrence Kendall and Robert Kendall, and sisters Winogene Mallory, Harriet Spencer and Margaret Ameigh.
Visitation will be Saturday, November 2, 2019, from noon until 1 PM at the Canton Church of Christ (Disciples) 170 N. Minnequa Ave., Canton,Pa. Pauline's Life will be celebrated at One o'clock PM with Pastor Nancy Beahm officiating. Interment will be at the convenience of the family.
The family would like to thank the staff at the Bradford County Manor for their wonderful care Pauline received these last four years.
Professional services have been entrusted to Morse and Kleese Funeral Home, Canton.
After over a yearlong battle with brain cancer, James (Jim) Gary Watkins passed away on Monday, October 14 at the age of 70, in his home surrounded by loved ones.
Jim graduated from Athens area high school in 1967. Jim spent 25 + years working for DuPont in Towanda, PA.
Jim was a beloved man by both his family and friends. He was kind, compassionate and giving; always with no questions asked.
He enjoyed many hobbies from spending time with his family to hunting, fishing or flying his plane a Piper Cherokee 180. Jim was a Certified Bush Pilot and carried both Bush and Sea Plane Endorsements. He was member of the South Mountain Hunting Club enjoyed making maple syrup, beekeeping, harvesting his own honey, growing mushrooms and making wine.
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