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Susanne WrightAthens


Susanne Candace Wright, 79, of Athens, PA, passed away on Sunday, July 7, 2024, at Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre.She was born on April 9, 1945, in Mansfield, PA, the daughter of the late Harold and Isabella Jane Savacool.Susanne was an avid book reader, especially of Alfred Hitchco*ck mysteries, enjoyed black and white films and old horror movies. Music was an everyday must and her home was a constant music learning experience of all types of music. She was a beautiful singer and piano...

Susanne Candace Wright, 79, of Athens, PA, passed away on Sunday, July 7, 2024, at Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre.She was born on April 9, 1945, in Mansfield, PA, the daughter of the late Harold...

Susann "Sue" MillerTowanda


Susann “Sue” Miller, 74, of Towanda, PA, passed away on Thursday, June 27, 2024, at her home after her courageous battle with cancer.She was born January 9, 1950, in Scranton, PA, the daughter of the late John and Beatrice (Bienick) Pivovarnik.Sue was employed as the Head Custodian with the Athens Area School District, prior to retiring. Sue and her husband, Charlie, operated the Mt. Spirit Parrot Rescue for many years and placed over 150 birds in new homes.She enjoyed...

Susann “Sue” Miller, 74, of Towanda, PA, passed away on Thursday, June 27, 2024, at her home after her courageous battle with cancer.She was born January 9, 1950, in Scranton, PA,...

Pamala Jo "Pammy" LaharFt. Myers, FL formerly Waverly, NY


“I found there were not many limitations, As long as I did it my way.” Johnny CashPamala Jo “Pammy” Lahar, 58, of North Ft. Myers, FL, formerly of Waverly, NY, passed away on June 26, 2024, at Hope Hospice in Ft. Myers following a brief illness.She was born on January 25, 1966, in Waverly, NY, the daughter of the late Sonny and Georgianna (Thompson) Ellers.Pammy was employed as a Paralegal with Osterhout and McKinney in Fort Myers, FL for 30 years. She loved her...

“I found there were not many limitations, As long as I did it my way.” Johnny CashPamala Jo “Pammy” Lahar, 58, of North Ft. Myers, FL, formerly of Waverly, NY, passed...

Richard "Rich" WolcottAthens


Richard C. (Rich) Wolcott, passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends at the age of 75 on Monday, June 24, at his home in Athens, PA following a period of declining health. Richard was born January 1, 1949, in Sayre, PA, to Richard E. and Alice Wolcott who predeceased him.Richard graduated from Sayre High School in 1967 and joined the US Navy during the time of the Vietnam War. He saw many parts of the world during his time served on the U.S.S. Chandler. Upon returning home,...

Richard C. (Rich) Wolcott, passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends at the age of 75 on Monday, June 24, at his home in Athens, PA following a period of declining health. Richard...

Nathan YoungAthens Township


Nathan L. Young, 62, of Athens Twp., PA passed away unexpectedly at home on Saturday, June 22, 2024.He was born on August 9, 1961, in Towanda, PA, the son of the late Alfred L. and Thelma L. Young.Nathan loved spending time with his son and grandson. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and working on his car. He also enjoyed mowing his lawn and being sure that the outside of his home looked beautiful.In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by his sister; Julie Allen.Nathan is survived...

Nathan L. Young, 62, of Athens Twp., PA passed away unexpectedly at home on Saturday, June 22, 2024.He was born on August 9, 1961, in Towanda, PA, the son of the late Alfred L. and Thelma L....

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Doris SmithAthens


Doris F. Smith, 87 of Athens, PA, passed away on Monday, June 17, 2024 at Robert Packer Hospital following an extended illness.She was born on February 9, 1937, in Queens Long Island, NY to the late Sydney and Mae (Upton) Foreman.Doris worked for the Ingersoll Rand, Athens, retiring after 43 years of being a dedicated and faithful employee. She enjoyed visiting the Casinos, bowling and taking trips. Doris was an avid reader.In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by her beloved...

Doris F. Smith, 87 of Athens, PA, passed away on Monday, June 17, 2024 at Robert Packer Hospital following an extended illness.She was born on February 9, 1937, in Queens Long Island, NY to the...

Jeffrey "Jeff" MooreAthens Twp.


Jeffrey “Jeff” W. Moore, of Sayre, PA, passed away on 6/10/24 at home following an extended period of declining health.Jeff was born on 1/5/1953 in Sayre, PA to the late Walter L. Moore and Shirley M. (Talada) Moore. He was a 1970 graduate of Athens Area High School. Throughout his life, Jeff gained many valuable skills and acquired knowledge in several different industries, having worked at Robert Packer Hospital, Hagen Pet Foods, Terumo and Kmart. He also had experience in...

Jeffrey “Jeff” W. Moore, of Sayre, PA, passed away on 6/10/24 at home following an extended period of declining health.Jeff was born on 1/5/1953 in Sayre, PA to the late Walter L....

Ernest HoffmanWyalusing


Ernest Hoffman, 92, of Towanda, PA passed away Saturday June 8 2024 at Towanda Skilled Nursing following an extended illness.He was born April 11, 1932, in Wyalusing, PA the son of the late George and Anna (Shaefer) Hoffman.Ernie enjoyed collecting coins, and pottery, and going to auctions.He is predeceased by his ex-wife Barb Moon Rosengrant, with whom he has two sons.Ernie is survived by his former spouse and close friend Mary Hoffman, his children Helana Hoffman, Keith Hoffman,...

Ernest Hoffman, 92, of Towanda, PA passed away Saturday June 8 2024 at Towanda Skilled Nursing following an extended illness.He was born April 11, 1932, in Wyalusing, PA the son of the late...

Harold "Ike" Weller, Jr.Miami formerly of Athens


Harold E. “Ike” Weller, Jr. originally from Athens, PA passed away in Miami, FL on Tuesday January 9, 2024.Mr. Weller was born on April 8, 1925 in Athens, PA and was the oldest of three children. He graduated from High School in Athens where he was the Drum Major. He continued his education, graduating from Penn State where he was a manager for the gymnastics team and remained a devoted fan for life. We Are!! He was also an alumnus of Lambda Chi Alpha...

Harold E. “Ike” Weller, Jr. originally from Athens, PA passed away in Miami, FL on Tuesday January 9, 2024.Mr. Weller was born on April 8, 1925 in Athens, PA and was the oldest of three...

Geraldelaine "Geri" DaughertySayre


Geraldelaine “Geri” Daugherty, 64, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, June 7, 2024, at Arnot Ogden Medical Center, Elmira, NYShe was born on April 18, 1960 in Sayre, PA, the daughter of William and Edith (Fenton)...

Geraldelaine “Geri” Daugherty, 64, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, June 7, 2024, at Arnot Ogden Medical Center, Elmira, NYShe was born on April 18, 1960 in Sayre, PA, the...

Nicholas MerrickGillett


Nicholas James Merrick, 39, of Gillett, PA, passed away at Robert Packer Hospital on Friday, May 24, 2024 after many years of fighting his battle to overcome his drug addiction.He was born on May 6, 1985 in Sayre, PA, the son of the Richard and Nellie (Bernard) Merrick.Nicholas was an avid knife collector.He is predeceased by his father Richard Merrick.Nicholas is survived by his mother Nellie Merrick, daughter Paige Merrick, sister Christina Greenwalt, and brothers Richard Merrick...

Nicholas James Merrick, 39, of Gillett, PA, passed away at Robert Packer Hospital on Friday, May 24, 2024 after many years of fighting his battle to overcome his drug addiction.He was born on...

Donna BoyntonHorseheads, NY


Donna M. Boynton, 64, of Horseheads, NY, passed away on Monday, May 20, 2024 at home following a courageous battle with cancer.She was born on May 10, 1960 in Endicott, NY daughter of the late Olen and Mary Blakemore Strong.Donna enjoyed going on wine tours with her friends, going on outings on Lake Ontario, and spending time with her family and friends. In her career, she managed several different gas stations and restaurants and retired as a manager from Dandy Mini Marts in...

Donna M. Boynton, 64, of Horseheads, NY, passed away on Monday, May 20, 2024 at home following a courageous battle with cancer.She was born on May 10, 1960 in Endicott, NY daughter of the late...

Robert "Welfare Bob" StraitAthens


Robert Max StraitRobert M. Strait, 72, of Athens, PA, affectionately known to many as “Welfare Bob”, was born in Cedar Rapids, IA on November 19, 1951.He passed away at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, PA on Monday, May 20, 2024, due to complications stemming from influenza A.His sudden passing leaves a wake of heartbreak and sadness for his family, friends, and all who were blessed by his unending humor, wit, kindness, and shenanigans. Bob was truly one of a kind and to...

Robert Max StraitRobert M. Strait, 72, of Athens, PA, affectionately known to many as “Welfare Bob”, was born in Cedar Rapids, IA on November 19, 1951.He passed away at Robert...

Lorraine "Rainey" AckleyAthens


Lorraine M. “Rainey” Ackley, 84, of Athens, PA, passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2024, at Robert Packer Hospital.She was born on February 26, 1940, in Barton, NY, the daughter of the late Edwin and Beatrice (Keller) Albert.Rainey enjoyed doing crafts, crocheting, and sewing. She was always ready to play a game of cards with anyone. Rainey was a member of the Athens United Methodist Church.In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by husband James A. Ackley, son Randy...

Lorraine M. “Rainey” Ackley, 84, of Athens, PA, passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2024, at Robert Packer Hospital.She was born on February 26, 1940, in Barton, NY, the daughter of the...

Gerald "Jerry" Johnson IITowanda


Gerald “Jerry” William Johnson II, 63, of Towanda, PA, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, May 15, 2024, at the Towanda Memorial Personal Care Home.He was born on May 1, 1961, the son of the late Gerald William and Juanita May (Francisco) Johnson.“Jerry” as his friends called him enjoyed working on cars and small engines. Like his father, he liked working in his flower garden. He always enjoyed spending time outside, doing landscaping and just being out in...

Gerald “Jerry” William Johnson II, 63, of Towanda, PA, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, May 15, 2024, at the Towanda Memorial Personal Care Home.He was born on May 1, 1961, the...

Cindy Decker-DavidsonChemung


Cindy Roxanne Decker-Davidson, 67, of Chemung, NY, passed away on Tuesday, May 14, 2024 at her home following an extended illness.She was born on May 13, 1957 in Waverly, NY, the daughter of the late Donald and Alice Ann “Bea” (Barnhart) Decker.Cindy was especially proud of her Native American Ancestry, the Canadian Mohawk Tribe. She was an animal lover and enjoyed hunting and fishing. Cindy loved spending time outside especially tending to her gardens that she took great...

Cindy Roxanne Decker-Davidson, 67, of Chemung, NY, passed away on Tuesday, May 14, 2024 at her home following an extended illness.She was born on May 13, 1957 in Waverly, NY, the daughter of the...

Frederick EllisSayre


Frederick M. Ellis, 71, of Sayre, PA passed away unexpectedly on Monday May 13, 2024 at his home.He was born May 13, 1953, in Sayre, PA the son of the late Wilson M. and Viola (Barnhardt) Ellis.Frederick was a dedicated employee with Anchor Glass in Elmira, NY, retiring after 43 years of service. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and woodworking.In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by his wife Frances L. (Snyder) Ellis, sister Linda Goodwin, sister-in-law Donna Ellis, and...

Frederick M. Ellis, 71, of Sayre, PA passed away unexpectedly on Monday May 13, 2024 at his home.He was born May 13, 1953, in Sayre, PA the son of the late Wilson M. and Viola (Barnhardt)...

Bonnie EdgertonSouth Waverly


Bonnie Lee (Ryman) Edgerton, 78, of South Waverly., PA passed away on Mother’s Day, May 12, 2024 at her home with her family by her side.She was born on October 22, 1945, in Sayre, PA, the daughter of the late Francis, Sr. and Doris (Campbell) Ryman.Bonnie was a graduate of Athens High School, Class of 1963. Following graduation, she obtained her RN Degree and over the years was employed with several health care facilities, retiring from the Tioga Nursing Home in Waverly.She...

Bonnie Lee (Ryman) Edgerton, 78, of South Waverly., PA passed away on Mother’s Day, May 12, 2024 at her home with her family by her side.She was born on October 22, 1945, in Sayre, PA, the...

Helen LeonardAthens Twp.


Helen E. Leonard, of Sayre, PA, passed away unexpectedly shortly after her 100th birthday on May 11, 2024.She was born on February 18, 1924, in Asylum Twp., PA, the daughter of the late Fred and Mary (Pretzman) Cordner.Helen was a very talented sewer and worked for many years at Blue Swan and when Sayre Lingerie purchased the business, her employment continued and after 40 years of dedicated service, she retired at the age of 72. Her talent was not just in sewing but in knitting,...

Helen E. Leonard, of Sayre, PA, passed away unexpectedly shortly after her 100th birthday on May 11, 2024.She was born on February 18, 1924, in Asylum Twp., PA, the daughter of the late Fred and...

Donald "Pup" VandergriftEast Smithfield


Donald “Pup” Vandergrift, 62, of East Smithfield, PA passed away with his loved ones by his side on Thursday, May 9, 2024 following an extended illness at Robert Packer Hospital.He was born November 18, 1961 in Easton, PA, the son of William, Jr. and Gladys (Koose) Hann.Pup loved people and could strike up a conversation with anyone no matter where he was. His family was most important to him, he loved spending time with them and he was a very proud grandpa to his...

Donald “Pup” Vandergrift, 62, of East Smithfield, PA passed away with his loved ones by his side on Thursday, May 9, 2024 following an extended illness at Robert Packer...

Janet DaviesSayre


Janet Louise Davies, 89, of Sayre, PA, formerly of State College, PA and Ramsey, NJ, went home to be with her Lord on May 6, 2024, at Sayre Health Care Center. “We are confident, and would prefer to be absent from the body and to be present with the Lord.” (2 Cor 5:8)She was born on May 28, 1934, in Pittston, PA, the daughter of the late Russell O. and Margaret L. Rapson, Wyoming, PA.Janet graduated from Wyoming Seminary, Class of 1952. Upon high school graduation, Janet...

Janet Louise Davies, 89, of Sayre, PA, formerly of State College, PA and Ramsey, NJ, went home to be with her Lord on May 6, 2024, at Sayre Health Care Center. “We are confident, and would...

Mary O'DellNaples formerly of Sayre


Mary Suzanne O'Dell passed away peacefully at the age of 86 on Friday, May 3, in Naples, FL. Suzanne was born in Sayre, PA and graduated from Athens High School in 1955.She was preceded in death by her parents, Earl Raymond and Helen Luckey Southee; brother Robert Southee; and her beloved husband of 57 years, James (Jim) RichardO'Dell. ...

Mary Suzanne O'Dell passed away peacefully at the age of 86 on Friday, May 3, in Naples, FL. Suzanne was born in Sayre, PA and graduated from Athens High School in 1955.She was preceded in...

Donald "Tiger" JohnsonSayre


Donald A. “Tiger” Johnson, 89, of Sayre, PA passed away at home with his family by his side on Thursday, May 2, 2024.He was born on June 8, 1934 in Sayre, PA, the son of the late Claude H. and A. Louise (Smith) Johnson.Tiger was a graduate of the Athens High School, Class of 1952. He continued his education at Mansfield State University graduating in 1959 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Science in Social Studies. Tiger began his teaching career following...

Donald A. “Tiger” Johnson, 89, of Sayre, PA passed away at home with his family by his side on Thursday, May 2, 2024.He was born on June 8, 1934 in Sayre, PA, the son of...

Robert "RP" ReaganSmithfield Twp.


Robert Paul “RP” Reagan, 69, of Smithfield Twp., PA passed away on Friday, April 26, 2024, at Robert Packer Hospital following a brief illness.He was born on June 22, 1954, in Waverly, NY, the son of the late Robert E. and Regina (Farr) Reagan.RP was a Veteran of the US Navy. He retired from the Elmira Psychiatric Center. Following his retirement, he made it known that everyday was a Saturday for him.RP always had a cup of coffee or a Pepsi for himself and a friend, and...

Robert Paul “RP” Reagan, 69, of Smithfield Twp., PA passed away on Friday, April 26, 2024, at Robert Packer Hospital following a brief illness.He was born on June 22, 1954, in...

Susan EikeSayre


Susan Elizabeth Eike, 66, of Sayre, PA, passed away on Thursday, April 25, 2024 at Athens Health and Rehabilitation Center following an extended illness.She was born on July 18, 1957 in Waverly, NY the daughter of the late Richard and Elizabeth (Kocik) Eike.Susan was a 1975 graduate of Athens Area High School. She then attended Mansfield University for her Reading Specialist Degree. Susan held many positions throughout the Valley area. Her last position was with the Sayre Library until...

Susan Elizabeth Eike, 66, of Sayre, PA, passed away on Thursday, April 25, 2024 at Athens Health and Rehabilitation Center following an extended illness.She was born on July 18, 1957 in Waverly,...

Milton KesslerSayre


Milton W. Kessler, Jr., 89, formerly of Lansdale and East Smithfield, passed away on April 17, 2024, at Sayre Health Care Center.He was born Nov. 12, 1934, son of the late Elyda and Milton W. Kessler, Sr.He is survived by his daughter, Michele Kessler, and her wife, Lisa Napersky, Mountain Top; his son, Michael Kessler, Lansdale; sister, Judith Kessler Schwartz-Bieler, Pennsburg; and brother, David C. Kessler, Gulf Breeze, FL.Milton was a proud U.S. Army veteran and was a member of St....

Milton W. Kessler, Jr., 89, formerly of Lansdale and East Smithfield, passed away on April 17, 2024, at Sayre Health Care Center.He was born Nov. 12, 1934, son of the late Elyda and Milton W....

Marea HernandezAthens Township


Marea’s quote in life: Never, Never, Never give up!!Marea E. (Desmond) Hernandez, 59, passed away on Saturday, April 13, 2024, at her parents’ home with her family by her side after many years of failing health that she bravely fought every day.She was born on February 11, 1965, in Philadelphia, PA, the daughter of Peter and Joan (Radetzky) Desmond.Marea was employed as an OB Nurse at Arnot Ogden Medical Center, Elmira, NY. She gave back to her community by...

Marea’s quote in life: Never, Never, Never give up!!Marea E. (Desmond) Hernandez, 59, passed away on Saturday, April 13, 2024, at her parents’ home with her family by her...

Christopher StorerWashington DC formerly Waverly


Christopher Eric Storer, 47, of Washington DC, formerly of Waverly, NY, passed away with his family by his side on Tuesday, April 9, 2024 following a brief illness at George Washington University Hospital, Washington DC.He was born on October 9, 1976, in Sayre, PA, the son of Alan and Sherry (Chapman) Storer.Christopher’s love for music followed him throughout his life and career. Following high school graduation, that passion brought him to SUNY Fredonia where he...

Christopher Eric Storer, 47, of Washington DC, formerly of Waverly, NY, passed away with his family by his side on Tuesday, April 9, 2024 following a brief illness at George Washington...

Audrey AcornSayre


Audrey Acorn, 82, of Sayre, PA, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, April 8, 2024, at her home.She was born on April 26, 1941 in Sayre, PA, the daughter of the late Victor and Dorothy Campbell.In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by her husband Donald “Don” Acorn.Audrey is survived by her daughter Rita (Reedy) Goode, son-in-law Brian Hal, son Daniel Acorn, granddaughter and her husband Courtney and Louis Meurant, and granddaughter Kinsley Meurant.A graveside...

Audrey Acorn, 82, of Sayre, PA, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, April 8, 2024, at her home.She was born on April 26, 1941 in Sayre, PA, the daughter of the late Victor and Dorothy...

Virginia "Ginger" (Billings) SnowWavery


Virginia "Ginger" (Billings) Snow, 74, of Waverly, NY, passed away on Saturday, April. 6, 2024 at Elderwood Nursing Home.She was born on November 30, 1949, in Binghamton, NY, the daughter of the late William and Marion (Swan) Dailey.Ginger enjoyed crafts of all kinds, knitting, crocheting, and Tupperware. She was involved with the Chenango Fire Department for years. Ginger was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. She loved all animals.She is...

Virginia "Ginger" (Billings) Snow, 74, of Waverly, NY, passed away on Saturday, April. 6, 2024 at Elderwood Nursing Home.She was born on November 30, 1949, in Binghamton, NY, the...

Betty MixWaverly, NY


Betty R. Mix, 89, of Waverly, NY passed away on April 4, 2024 at Elderwood At Waverly, Waverly, NY.She was born in Trumansburg, NY on December 4, 1934, the daughter of the late Charles and Louella (Morris) Mix.In addition to her parents, Betty is predeceased by her brothers William Mix and Jack Mix.Betty is survived by many friends and extended family members.Betty was a custodian for Waverly High School where she enjoyed working for many years until her retirement. Betty took care...

Betty R. Mix, 89, of Waverly, NY passed away on April 4, 2024 at Elderwood At Waverly, Waverly, NY.She was born in Trumansburg, NY on December 4, 1934, the daughter of the late Charles and...

Cheryl BlackSayre


Cheryl (Fryer) Black, 76, of Sayre, PA passed away Thursday, April 4, 2024 at Athens Health and Rehabilitation Center following a brief illness.She was born January 11, 1948, in Jersey Shore, PA the daughter of the late Linn A. and Kathryn S. (Sjostrom) Fryer.Cheryl is predeceased by her first husband Ralph Black, her life partner David J. Kriner, and her nephew Percy L. Frazier. She is survived by her sister KathLyn Rymell and her niece April (Frazier) Hulslander.Memorial...

Cheryl (Fryer) Black, 76, of Sayre, PA passed away Thursday, April 4, 2024 at Athens Health and Rehabilitation Center following a brief illness.She was born January 11, 1948, in Jersey...

Richard HooseSayre


Richard Hoose, 67, of Sayre, PA passed away Wednesday April 3, 2024 at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, PA.He was born July 15, 1956, in Sayre, PA the son of the late Robert A. and LaVera (Howe) M. Hoose.Richard loved spending time with his family and watching his grandchildren grow up.In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by his sister-in-law Dawn Hoose and brother Donald Hoose.Richard is survived by his children Sherry and husband Michael Kucnick, Michael...

Richard Hoose, 67, of Sayre, PA passed away Wednesday April 3, 2024 at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, PA.He was born July 15, 1956, in Sayre, PA the son of the late Robert A. and LaVera (Howe)...

Gregory BlairHorseheads, NY


Gregory W. Blair, 67, of Horseheads, NY passed away Wednesday April 3, 2024 at Corning Center for Rehabilitation following an extended illness.He was born November 10, 1956, in Elmira, NY the son of the late Wayne C. and Joyce A. (Corneby) Blair.Gregory was a 1974 Athens Highschool Graduate. He worked at Labarr & Labarr for many years as an accountant, then finished out his career at Jubilee Grocery Store in Horseheads. Gregory enjoyed taking many trips, going...

Gregory W. Blair, 67, of Horseheads, NY passed away Wednesday April 3, 2024 at Corning Center for Rehabilitation following an extended illness.He was born November 10, 1956, in Elmira, NY...

Thomas CollinsAthens


Thomas J. “Tom” Collins, 76, of Athens, PA, passed away at home unexpectedly on April 1, 2024.He was born on April 19, 1947, in Sayre, PA, the son of the late Carl J. and Elizabeth M. (Merva) Collins.Tom was a life-long resident of Athens, graduating from Athens Area High School in 1967. He earned a Bachelor’s degree from Scranton University and his Master’s from Elmira College. He taught 4th grade Science and English at Epiphany School from 1972–1996. Tom...

Thomas J. “Tom” Collins, 76, of Athens, PA, passed away at home unexpectedly on April 1, 2024.He was born on April 19, 1947, in Sayre, PA, the son of the late Carl J. and Elizabeth...

Elizabeth GregoryAthens


Elizabeth (Betty) Marshall Gregory, 82, of Athens, PA, passed away on March 27, 2024 after a brief illness. She was born on February 24, 1942 in McKeesport, PA, the daughter of the late Thomas and Emily (Jirikovic) Marshall.Betty loved gardening, quilting and cooking and was an active member of the community through her years of volunteering at the Spalding Memorial Library. Betty was predeceased by her husband, Bob Gregory. She is survived by her daughter,...

Elizabeth (Betty) Marshall Gregory, 82, of Athens, PA, passed away on March 27, 2024 after a brief illness. She was born on February 24, 1942 in McKeesport, PA, the daughter of the late...

Guy KongabelWaverly


Guy Alexander Kongabel, 68, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on March 21, 2024, surrounded by his loving family, his Zion family, and under the care of CareFirst Hospice.Guy was born on January 16, 1956, in Chicago, IL, younger brother to his twin, and best friend, Gregory. He is the beloved son to the late Virginia Parker Bradt and Gerald Kongabel.Guy served his country in the US Air Force from 1976 until his honorable discharge in 1980 and the Army National Guard from...

Guy Alexander Kongabel, 68, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on March 21, 2024, surrounded by his loving family, his Zion family, and under the care of CareFirst Hospice.Guy...

Deborah "Debbie" LattimerWaverly


Deborah “Debbie” L. Lattimer, 68, of Waverly, NY, passed away on Tuesday, March 19, 2024 following a brief illness at Robert Packer Hospital.She was born on August 28, 1955, in Sayre, PA, the daughter of the late Robert and Alice Wiles McIntosh.Debbie was a graduate of Waverly High School and then was employed with Heritage/Ashton Nursing Home, prior to retiring in 2019. She loved attending family gatherings, and camping. Debbie also enjoyed going to the Waverly Auction, flea...

Deborah “Debbie” L. Lattimer, 68, of Waverly, NY, passed away on Tuesday, March 19, 2024 following a brief illness at Robert Packer Hospital.She was born on August 28, 1955, in...

Dorothy MaloneWaverly


Dorothy I. Malone, 86, of Waverly, NY, passed away comfortably at her home surrounded by her loved ones on Tuesday, March 19, 2024.She was born on December 24, 1937, in Botkinburg, AR, the daughter of the late William B. and Bessie H. (Ferrell) Isom.In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by her husband George Malone, son James R. Hill, and sister Marie Banfield.Dorothy is survived by her son George (Gabriell Moracco) Hill, stepson David Malone, stepdaughter Mary Malone,...

Dorothy I. Malone, 86, of Waverly, NY, passed away comfortably at her home surrounded by her loved ones on Tuesday, March 19, 2024.She was born on December 24, 1937, in Botkinburg, AR, the...

John BergerSheshequin Township


John W. Berger, 63, of Sheshequin Twp., passed away on Friday, March 15, 2024 at his home following a brief illness.He was born on February 6, 1961 in Phillipsburg, NJ, to the late Walter and Gloria Stockton Berger.John enjoyed operating heavy machinery and was a Harley-Davidson enthusiast. In his youth, he enjoyed working on the family farm alongside his father, especially bailing hay.He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Marilyn and Jacob Grover; son, Bryce Gill;...

John W. Berger, 63, of Sheshequin Twp., passed away on Friday, March 15, 2024 at his home following a brief illness.He was born on February 6, 1961 in Phillipsburg, NJ, to the late Walter and...

Clarence Wandell, Jr.


Clarence (Clair) L. Wandell went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Wednesday March 6, 2024 at the Robert Packer Hospital following a period of declining health. Born September 12, 1939 in Sayre, PA to Clarence L. Wandell and Alice M. (Cole) Wandell, he was a lifelong resident of the valley. He was very proud of his Indian heritage as both of his parents were from the same Indian tribe. He would quite often get the picture of his great, great, great, great grandfather,...

Clarence (Clair) L. Wandell went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Wednesday March 6, 2024 at the Robert Packer Hospital following a period of declining health. Born September...

Raymond SalladeEast Athens


Raymond E. Sallade, 86, of Athens, PA passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Monday, March 4, 2024.He was born on June 17, 1937, in Coudersport, PA, the son of the late Arthur H. and Mildred (Mosch) Sallade.Raymond was a Veteran of the US Army spending most of his military years in Okinawa and the surrounding areas. He was employed with Ingersoll Rand in Athens as a Tool Designer and CAD Engineer, retiring after 33 years of faithful service.He enjoyed camping...

Raymond E. Sallade, 86, of Athens, PA passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Monday, March 4, 2024.He was born on June 17, 1937, in Coudersport, PA, the son of the...

Robert "Bob" BlauveltAthens Township


Robert “Bob” Blauvelt, 62, of Athens Twp., PA, on Friday, March 1, 2024 at Robert Packer Hospital following a brief illness.He was born on February 13, 1962, in Waverly, NY, the son of the late William Donald and Marjorie Louise (Fox) Blauvelt. Bob was a Lifetime Member of the Athens Township Volunteer Fire Company, joining in 1980, following graduation. He held many positions during his tenure including but not limited to: Asst. Chief, President, and most recently...

Robert “Bob” Blauvelt, 62, of Athens Twp., PA, on Friday, March 1, 2024 at Robert Packer Hospital following a brief illness.He was born on February 13, 1962, in Waverly, NY, the son...

Douglas EricksonSayre


Douglas E. Erickson, 77, of Tioga, PA, passed away on Saturday, February 24, 2024 at the Sayre Health Care Center.He was born on January 28, 1947, in Endicott, NY, the son of the late Harold and Pansy Erickson. Douglas always enjoyed fishing.In addition to his parents, he is also predeceased by his wife Charlotte Erickson and brother Roger Erickson.Douglas is survived by his daughters Kimberly (Sal) DePillo, Sara Erickson, and Angela (Joshua) Bixby, grandchildren Augustine Hoose, Khloe...

Douglas E. Erickson, 77, of Tioga, PA, passed away on Saturday, February 24, 2024 at the Sayre Health Care Center.He was born on January 28, 1947, in Endicott, NY, the son of the late Harold and...

Mary ThomasAthens


Mary Jane Bates Thomas, 87, of Athens, PA passed away Thursday, February 22, 2024 at Sayre Health Care Center following an extended illness in Sayre, PA.She was born September 21, 1936, in Williamsport, PA the daughter of the late Boyd W. Bates, Sr. and Golden L. (Updegraff) Bates.Mary loved going to the casino for many years. She enjoyed reading and doing word puzzles and loved all animals.She is predeceased by her husband, C. David Thomas; son, William Artley,...

Mary Jane Bates Thomas, 87, of Athens, PA passed away Thursday, February 22, 2024 at Sayre Health Care Center following an extended illness in Sayre, PA.She was born September 21,...

Ida ArnoldCastle Rock Previously Sayre


Ida M. Arnold, 96 years of age, of 1486 Ebony Drive Castle Rock, Colorado entered into the presence of the Lord on February 17, 2024. She was born on September 18, 1927 in Rome, Pennsylvania, the daughter of the late Lewis Cole and Hazel Skinner Cole.Ida graduated from Athens High School where she played trumpet in the school band.Ida was a former member of the Sayre Pilgrim Holiness Church where she was a Sunday School teacher, youth leader, and she played trumpet in the church...

Ida M. Arnold, 96 years of age, of 1486 Ebony Drive Castle Rock, Colorado entered into the presence of the Lord on February 17, 2024. She was born on September 18, 1927 in Rome, Pennsylvania, the...

Louise BunkerAthens


Louise A. Bunker, 90, of Athens, passed away unexpectedly at home on Friday, February 16, 2024.She was born on June 11, 1933, in Sayre, PA. Daughter of the late Leon and Grace Hubbard Tracy.Louise was a 1951 graduate of E. Smithfield High School. She was a talented piano and key board player and enjoyed playing music at various churches throughout her life and even played in a band for a period of time. Louise was the business office supervisor at Bradford County Manor, following...

Louise A. Bunker, 90, of Athens, passed away unexpectedly at home on Friday, February 16, 2024.She was born on June 11, 1933, in Sayre, PA. Daughter of the late Leon and Grace Hubbard...

Nancy BooseSavona


Nancy Lorena Boose, 74, of Savona, New York, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loved ones on February 13, 2024 at Arnot Ogden Medical Center, following a long battle with Parkinson's disease.She was born on January 21, 1950, in Waverly, New York. Nancy was the beloved wife of Michael Boose for 44 years.Nancy was a loving and devoted mother to her daughters, Lora Finnerty of Ulster, PA, and Shannon Spiess (Harold) of Bath, NY. She cherished spending time with her grandchildren...

Nancy Lorena Boose, 74, of Savona, New York, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loved ones on February 13, 2024 at Arnot Ogden Medical Center, following a long battle with Parkinson's...

August "Augie" GallagherWaverly


August “Augie” C. Gallagher, 85, of Waverly, NY, passed away at home with his family by his side, on Sunday, February 11, 2024.He was born on May 3, 1938, in Sayre, PA, the son of the late Michael and Margaret Cannavino.Augie attended Sayre High School. He was a Veteran of the United States Navy. In addition to his regular job, Augie enjoyed working outside painting houses and doing landscaping on the side.He was a member of the Waverly Moose Lodge, Sayre Sons of Italy Roma...

August “Augie” C. Gallagher, 85, of Waverly, NY, passed away at home with his family by his side, on Sunday, February 11, 2024.He was born on May 3, 1938, in Sayre, PA, the son of...

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