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Patrick (born about 1826) and Rosanna (born about 1835) Fay
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These obituaries were all found on the website of Joyce M. Tice, Tri-Counties Genealogy & History. This is an extremely rich and detailed compilation of material from the tri-counties area of Pennsylvania and New York: Tioga County PA, Bradford County PA, Chemung County NY. These obituaries provided names and relationships in addition to the ones that I had established through other sources. Found here are obituaries for:
Ellen L. Fay, 1861-1936  |  Gladys Lee Boughton, 1886-1975  |  Ada Jessup Ames, 1867-1947
Loren D. Fay, 1920-2004  |  Winona Fay Pierce, 1903-1987  |  Freal R. Ames, 1903-1972
The obituary for Allie Frances Thomas Calkins was already given, but a transcription is published on the Tri-Counties site also.
Miss Ellen L. Fay died at her home in Troy [Bradford, PA] Saturday afternoon. She was 75 years old and is survived by a sister-in-law, Mrs. Fred Fay and the following nephews and nieces, Francis Fay of Covington [Tioga, PA], Mrs. Glenn Hewitt, Mrs. Winona Pierce, Allison Fay and Mrs. Gladys Bouton of Tory; Charles Lee of Canton; Clyde Lee of Philadelphia, Van L. Shaw of Chicago. The funeral will be held Monday morning at 10 o’clock at St. John’s Church in Troy. Burial will be in St. John’s Cemetery. The Rev. J. J. O’Neil will officiate. (handwritten on article 1936)
Services for Gladys M. Boughton, 89, Troy, were held at the Vickery Funeral Home, Troy, Sept 16, with the Rev. Roger Q. Burtner officiating. Interment was in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy. Mrs. Boughton died Sept 13, 1975 at the Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre. She was a member of the Troy United Methodist Church and the Troy American Legion Auxiliary. She owned and operated the Boughton Chronic Convalescent Home in Troy for 25 years. Surviving are daughter, Leila, at home; son, Dr. Thomas E. of Williamsport; sisters, Mrs. Winona Pierce and Mrs. Glenn (Lucelia) Hewitt, both of Troy; brothers, Francis Fay of Covington, Allison Fay of Owego, Van Lee Shaw of Houston, Tex.; six grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. (TGR, Thursday, Sept 18, 1975)
Mrs. Ada Jessup Ames, 80, of Covington. Monday Jan. 6, 1947. Survived by daughters, Mrs. Cora Oliver and Mrs. Vera Wood, both of Elmira, Mrs. Laroca Fay of Covington; sons, William of Elmira, Freal and Eugene of Bath, Stuart of Rochester; sister Mrs. Dora Davis of Lawrenceville; brother, William Jessup of Fassett, New York. Funeral Wednesday, 1:30 p.m. at the Shaw Funeral Home, Mansfield. Rev. Clifton Dawson, Grey Cemetery, Covington.
FAY, Lorren D.
"Larry" Age 84, formerly of Blossburg, PA, passed away on September 21, 2004 at Broad Acres Nursing Home in Wellsboro. Born January 10, 1920 in Elmira Heights, NY, Larry was oldest in the family of 8 sisters and brothers of the late Francis and LaRoca (Ames) Fay. He was a 1938 graduate of Charleston Vocational High School. Larry honorably served in the U.S. Army during WWII and a mortar gunner with the 399th Infantry Regiment. In 1989, Mr. Fay was honored by receiving The Bronze Star in recognition of his bravery in combat. Larry was married to the late Eleanor CLARKE and raised their family in Garrison, NY. His interests included folk music, gourmet cooking and bicycling. In his younger years, he also enjoyed alpine skiing and falconry. Larry loved all animals and had hunting dogs for many years. Mr. Fay was very active with the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was also very active in assisting local veterans through the Coalition of North Central PA Veterans and the Tioga County Women's Coalition. Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Chris Fay of Laconia, NH; a daughter and son-in-law, Marcia and John Shea of Friendswood, TX; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a brother, Adrian (Estella) Fay of Tioga, PA; four sisters, Beatrice (Daniel) Grant of Covington, PA, Cora Janet Enriot of Pittsford, NY, Ada Donaldson of Pine City, NY, Sandra Garrison of Canandaigua, NY; many nieces nephews, cousins; and a special friend, Ruthie Mase of Wellsboro, PA. In addition to his wife, Eleanor, Mr. Fay was predeceased by a brother, Richard Fay; and a sister, Allie Frances Calkins. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on October 2, at Zwicharowski Funeral Home, 314 Granger St., Blossburg, PA, with retired Rev. Jasper Smith officiating. A private burial will be held on Gray Cemetery, Covington, PA. Military honors will be accorded. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may direct memorials to Wellsboro VFW, P.O. Box 705, or Tioga County Women's Coalition, 6 Old Tioga St., both in Wellsboro, PA 16901.
Winona Fay Pierce, 84, a lifelong resident of Troy, died June 29, 1987 at Troy Community Hospital. She was born May 30, 1903 in Troy, the daughter of Fred and Alice Williams Fay. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Troy, a life-member of the Troy Eastern Star Maxwell Chapter No. 233 and was a member of the Troy American Legion Auxiliary. She was a graduate of Troy High School and Williamsport Business College. She was formerly employed with the Grange Bank, the First Bank of Troy and Citizens & Northern Bank. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Allen and Ethel Wright Pierce of Pine City, NY; grandson and granddaughter-in-law, Mack and Ingrid Pierce; granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Fay (Susie) and Douglas Palmer of Madison, AL; sister, Mrs. Glenn (Lucelia) Hewitt of Troy; great-grandchildren, Jordan Palmer and Lauren Fay Palmer; cousin, Lelia Boughton of Troy; many other nieces and nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by a sister, Gladys Boughton; brothers, Van Lee Shaw, Clyde U. Lee, Allison W. Fay, Francis Fay and Charles E. Lee. Funeral services were held at the Vickery Funeral Home in Troy on July 3 (2 p.m.) with Rev. K. Rahamat Khan officiating and burial to be in Glenwood Cemetery. A memorial service was held July 2 by the Eastern Star Maxwell Chapter No. 233. Memorials may be directed to the First United Methodist Church of Troy, Troy American Legion Auxiliary, Troy Community Hospital or Troy Ambulance Association. (TGR July 2, 1987)
Freal R. Ames, 69, Bath, N.Y. formerly of Covington, died Sunday night, February 6, 1972, at his home. Mr. Ames was a member of Local 700, Carpenter’s Union, and the Cameron Game Club, both in Corning, N.Y. Surviving are his wife, Elizabeth; five daughters, Mrs. Dorothy Robbins, Pittsford, N.Y.; Mrs..Marjorie Walike and Mrs. Carol Cody, both of Bath; Mrs. Beverly Walike, Hammondsport, N.Y.; and Mrs. Diane Lamonica, North Chili, N.Y.; two sons, Freal R. Jr. and Robert both of Bath; three sisters, Mrs. Laroca Fay, Covington; Mrs. Vera Wood and Mrs. Cora Oliver and a brother Stuart Ames, all of Elmira, N.Y. and 27 grandchildren. The funeral was held on Wednesday at Fagan, Bath. Burial was in the Nondaga Cemetery there. The Rev. Clair S. Tatham officiated.
FAY -ALLIE FRANCES “FRAN” THOMAS CALKINS, longtime resident of Covington, went home to her Lord on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2003 at Broad Acres Nursing Home, Wellsboro. Born on Feb. 23, 1925, in Troy, she was a daughter of the late Francis and LaRoca (Ames) Fay. Mrs. Calkins was employed by the Keystone Parts Manufacturing Co. in Covington for many years until her retirement. She was a member of the Covington Church of Christ. Fran was a loving mother and devoted herself to her family and many dear friends. She enjoyed walking and bird watching. Surviving are two sons, Glen (Sharon) Thomas of Arnot and James (Joann) Spencer of Wellsboro; four daughters, Carol (Larry) Jackson of Spartanburg, S.C., Susan (William) Powers of Salem, Mass., Sheryl (Michael) Sommers of Grand Rapids, Mich. And Debbie (Mark) Dalton of Mansfield; man grandchildren and great-grandchildren; two brothers, Adrian (Estella) Fay of Tioga and Lorren Fay of Wellsboro; four sisters, Cora Janet Enriot of Pittsford, N.Y., Beatrice (Daniel) Grant of Covington, Ada Donaldson of Pine City, N.Y., and Sandra Garrison of Canadaigua, N.Y.; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a brother, Richard Fay, and a brother-in-law, Scott Donaldson. Her family invites friends to call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, at the Zwicharowski funeral Home, Blossburg, The funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home with the Rev. John Shypulefski officiating. Burial will be in Gray Cemetery, Covington. The family will provide flowers. Memorials may be made to Blossburg First Baptist Church’s memorial fund, 110 Hannibal St., or to Blossburg Library’s Memorial fund, 307 Main St., both in Blossburg, PA. –Elmira Star Gazette.