Obituaries

Kathryn Alberta (Mull) Hunter
70, of Corning, NY passed
on May 3, 2022.
Clifford “Tip” Drake
93, of Lawrenceville, PA passed
on May 11, 2022.
Virginia A. “Ginny” Foust
83, of Coudersport, PA passed
on May 13, 2022.
Kevin Michael Zepp
46, of Wellsboro, PA passed
on May 15, 2022.
Joyce E. Scouten
94, of Corning, NY passed
on May 16, 2022.
Henry L. Butler
68, of Wellsboro, PA passed
on May 16, 2022.
Richard E. Young
89, of Ulysses, PA passed
on May 16, 2022.
Robert Charles Mortimer
93, of Knoxville, PA passed
on May 16, 2022.
Janet M. Tubbs
68, of Ulysses, PA passed
on May 17, 2022.
Victor R. Campbell
95, of Painted Post, NY passed
on May 20, 2022.
Lyle E. “Pete” Folk
82, of Galeton, PA passed
on May 20, 2022.

Betty Louise Taylor

age 86 of Canton, PA, passed away surrounded by her family on Thursday, May 19, 2022, at her home. She was born on November 16, 1935, in Canton, PA, a daughter of Robert E. and Eva Mae (Elliot) Boyd. Betty was married to Allen Taylor, with whom she would have celebrated 66 years of marriage on July 27, 2022. She enjoyed raising children and taking care of others. Betty was a member of Grover Church of Christ and she enjoyed spending time with family and friends, playing piano and guitar, singing in a choir, crocheting, needle point, baking, cooking and hanging clothes out on the clothesline. Betty is survived by her husband; two sons, Ronald Taylor of Canton, PA and Jeff (Wendy) Taylor of Plano, TX; three daughters, Bonnie Wilson of Baltimore, MD, Brenda (Robert) Best of Canton, PA, and Theresa (Robert) Schweit of Mansfield, PA; twenty-two foster children; two brothers, Larry (Karen) Boyd of Allentown, PA; and Dennis (Vicki) Boyd of Leroy, PA; twelve grandchildren; several greatgrandchildren, cousins, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a brother, Francis (Eileen) Boyd, two sisters, Doris (Fred) Huslander and Sandra (Harry) Jones, and a daughter, Brenda Mills. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 28, 2022, at 11:00 A.M. at the Grover Church of Christ, 498 Grover Rd., Grover, PA 17735, with Willard Strunk officiating. Burial will take place in Beach Flats Cemetery, Canton, PA at a later date. In lieu of flowers, a memorial contribution can be made to Grover Church of Christ Building Fund or the charity of one’s choice. Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory Inc. 637 S. Main St. Mansfield, PA has been entrusted with the arrangements. www.buckheitfcandcrematory.com. b

Ernest “Ernie”
“Mike” Butler

age 77, of Tioga, PA, passed away on Friday, May 20, 2022 at his home. He was born on December 15, 1944 in Elmira, NY, a son of Juney and Emma (Herrington) Butler. Ernie was married to Martha Butler, who passed away on August 2, 2020. Ernie enjoyed fishing, NASCAR, professional wrestling, country western music and shows, and really loved his dog, Ginger. Ernie is survived by his sons, Ernest Leon Butler, Jr. of Williamsport, PA, and Danny (Heidi) Butler of Tioga, PA; a daughter, Carol Wilcox of Lawrenceville, PA; two granddaughters, Nicole (Ryan Cuneo) Butler, and Rachel (Jeff) Savino; two great grandchildren, Aubrianna Miller, and Jordan Miller; and a sister, Joyce Borden of Cheyenne, WY; and a very special niece Carmen McCombs. He was preceded in death by his wife; and two brothers, Paul and David Butler. Friends and family were invited to call on Monday, May 23, 2022 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc. 637 S. Main St. Mansfield, PA. A memorial service followed at 7:00 PM with Pastor Steven Neff officiating. Memorial contributions can be made to the Second Chance Animal Shelter, 725 Gee Rd, Tioga, PA 16946. Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory is assisting the family. www.buckheitfcandcrematory.com. b

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ernest Jay Benson Sr.

age 76 of Millerton, PA passed away at Arnot Ogden Medical Center on Tuesday, May 17, 2022. He was born on March 23, 1946, in Rutland Township, PA, a son of Otis and Myra (Griffin) Benson. Ernest was a farmer and enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren. He also enjoyed horses, hunting, fishing, NASCAR, and auctions. Ernest is survived by a daughter, Tammy (Steve) Talada of Millerton, PA; two sons, Wayne (Joanne) Benson of Columbia Crossroads, PA, and E.J. (Shannon) Benson of Millerton, PA; two sisters, Barbara Bailey of Daggett, PA, and Marie (Richard) Smith of Pine City, NY; eighteen grandchildren; and twenty-three great grandchildren. Ernest was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Shirley “Squirt” Benson (2021) and a grandson, Colin Benson (1996). A private celebration of his life will be held at a later date. Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory Inc. 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA has been entrusted with the arrangements. www.buckheitfcandcrematory.com. B

Marcia (Howarth) Loughner

73, of Mansfield, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 13, 2022, at Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre. She married John E. Loughner on June 14, 1969, sharing nearly 53 years of marriage together. Born March 19, 1949, in Plainfield, New Jersey, she was a daughter of the late Walter Howarth and Jean Suster. Marcia graduated from Scotch Plains High School in Scotch Plains, NJ, and met her husband in New Jersey, prior to relocating to Mansfield together. Her true passion was caring for and showing dogs professionally, having owned and operated Woodbine Boarding Kennels, in Mansfield, and showed dogs at venues all over the United States and Canada. She won multiple Grand Champion titles in both, the best in show and field trials for bird dogs. Marcia also had a passion for helping others, serving as an E.M.T, with the Big Elm Volunteer Fire Department, and retiring as a paramedic with Rural/Metro Medical Services out of Corning, NY. Additionally, she had a knack for sewing and was a very talented violinist, who played in the Binghamton Orchestra. Left to cherish her memory are her husband, John E. Loughner, of Mansfield; son, Kyle Andrew Loughner (Mary Melady), of Mansfield; granddaughter, Rylee Grace Loughner, of Mansfield; stepsister, Debbie Howarth, of Rhode Island; stepbrother, Robert Howarth, of Vermont; niece and nephew, Kerri and Jeff Yingling; and many dear friends. In addition to her parents, Marcia was preceded in death by her sister and brother, Sharon Yingling and John Howarth. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in Marcia’s name to the Second Chance Animal Sanctuaries, 725 Gee Road, Tioga, PA 16946. Family and Friends are invited to pay their respects on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, from 1 – 3 p.m., at Wilston-Currie Funeral Home, 130 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA 16933. Marcia’s memorial service will immediately follow visitation hours at 3:00 p.m. www.wilstonfh.com. b

Donald L. Finch

age 64 of Elizabeth City, North Carolina, passed away on Friday, May 20, 2022 at his residence. Donald was born November 2, 1957, a son of Lawrence “Pete” Finch and Barbara Finch. Donald worked as a cook and enjoyed hunting, fishing, and golf. Donald is survived by his father, brothers Daniel (Athea) Finch of Bethlehem PA and Lawrence “Larry” (Beverly) Finch of Mansfield, PA; and sister Lorraine “Sue” Cummings of Wellsboro. He was preceded in death by his mother and a brother, Brad Finch. A private family service will be held at a later date. Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc. 637 South Main Street, Mansfield PA is assisting the family. www.buckheitfcandcrematory.com. b

 

Susan “Sue” Gleason

54, of Roseville, (Rutland Township, PA), passed away on Friday evening, May 20, 2022, at her home surrounded by loving family. Susan Mae Gleason was born in Blossburg on September 23, 1967; one of six children born to the Diana Lee (Boyden) White of Cameron, NY and the late Floyd Lewis White. Sue attended college at Penn Tech’s North Campus in Wellsboro and received a degree in Secretarial Administration. Later, she was employed for several years by Martha Lloyd Community Services in Mansfield as a Direct Care Specialist. Susan took great pride in her work and recently received a 10-year recognition award for her dedicated service. She also enjoyed working in the cafe’ at Jelly Stone Park, formerly Bucktail Camping Resort, in Mansfield. On July 17, 1993, Susan married John William Gleason at the Coolidge Hollow United Methodist Church in Wellsboro. Sue loved the outdoors and all of God’s nature. She was an avid camper and enjoyed walking, riding bike and especially barbequing with family and friends. Sue was a talented cake baker and decorator. In earlier years, she made many cakes for birthdays and special events alike. Susan will be remembered for her great sense of humor. Although she could be one “who told it like it was”. Sue always remained a loving and caring person, she will be dearly missed. Besides her mother, Susan is survived by her husband of nearly 29 years, John W. Gleason, children, Chris Losinger and Carrie Graybill both of New York State, John C. “Little John” Gleason and Justin Winnie both of Roseville, nine grandchildren, siblings, Howard (Debbie) Losinger of Wisconsin, Tom (Sandy) Losinger of Tioga, Floyd White Jr. of Woodhall, NY, David White of Mainesburg and Tina White of Wellsboro, several nieces, nephews, cousins, dear friends and a special canine friend, Roxy. A Memorial Service to honor Susan’s life be held 1 p.m. Sunday June 12, 2022, at the Victory Church, 465 Main Street, Troy, PA 16947. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, a memorial donation to assist the family with final arrangements may be directed in Susan’s name to The Victory Church in Troy. The Pepper Funeral Home and Cremation Facility, 578 Springbrook Drive, Canton is in caring assistance of arrangements. Please share memories and / or condolences with family by visiting www.pepperfuneralhomes.com. p

Daniel Owen Camp, Sr.

age 61, of Tioga, PA, passed away on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, PA. He was born on February 6, 1961 in Jersey Shore, PA, a son of Manson and Dorothy (Oldweiler) Camp. Daniel was a truck driver for Keck’s Food Service. He enjoyed shooting pool, fishing, NASCAR, and the Steelers. Daniel is survived by his life long partner, Sharon King of Tioga, PA; his mother, Dorothy Camp of Williamsport, PA; eight children, Danielle (Timothy) Wescott of Pine City, NY, Danette Buck of Lawrenceville, PA, Daniel Owen (Nancy Cilino) Camp, Jr. of Altamont, IL, Brandie (Brett) Mosher of Effingham, IL, Heather (Donald) Hulbert of Jasper, NY, Danielle (Ronald) Southard of Lawrenceville, PA, Jordan (Crystal Rake) Butler of Honesdale, PA, Michael King of Mansfield, PA; extended children, Tammy Whittle, Stacey Merrill, and Carl Novinger; twenty grandchildren; a brother, Manson (Michaelann) Camp, Jr. of Lock Haven, PA, two sisters, Debbie Kriner of South Williamsport, PA, Linda (Chris) Ross of Turbotville, PA; a sister-in-law, Beth Camp of Cogan Station, PA; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his father; a brother, Randy Camp; brother-in-law, Mike Kriner; and extended son, Robert Rumsey, Jr. Friends and family are invited to call on Friday, May 27, 2022 from 5-7pm at Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc. 637 S. Main St. Mansfield, PA. A funeral service will follow at 7pm. Burial will take place in Evergreen Cemetery in Tioga, PA at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions can be made to America Cancer Society PO Box 22478 Oklahoma City, OK 73123. www.buckheitfcandcrematory.com. b

 

 

 

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