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Francis (Frank) DeWitt Albee, 85, Binghamton, NY, passed away at his residence, Good Shepherd-Fairview Home, Sunday, December 29, 2002 after living life to its fullest. He was a beloved husband to Helen Mary (Sis) Albee, who predeceased him on September 14, 2001.

He is survived by his daughter, Melissa Albee Tingley and her husband Donald Tingley, Kirkwood, NY; his granddaughter, Dana Tingley Brosch and her husband Walter, Wichita, KS; grandson, Greg Albee Tingley, Kirkwood; two great-granddaughters, Isabel and Olivia Brosch, Wichita, KS; a sister-in-law, Mrs. Richard Nichols, Binghamton; two nieces, a nephew.

With a generous nature and a great zest for life, he will be missed by family and friends alike. He was a retired employee of the United States Postal Service with 42 years of service; a veteran of World War II, serving with the Adjutant General’s Department in the Panama Canal Zone and several Army installations in the US. He was a past commander and life member of Strider-Teskey Post 86, Susquehanna, PA and a life member of Ancon Lodge AF&AM, Balboa, Panama. He also belonged to several senior citizens centers and dance clubs in the area.

Memorial services will be announced at a later date. Expressions of sympathy in his memory may be made to Good Shepherd-Fairview Home, Living Care Center, the Eastside Congregational Church, or the American Cancer Society.

Arrangements are by the Allen Memorial Home, 511-513 E. Main St., Endicott, NY.


Robert "Smokey" Stover, 75, of Harford Village Apartments, Harford, PA, formerly of Pages Lake, PA, passed away Friday, December 27, 2002 at Barnes-Kasson County Hospital, Susquehanna.

He was the son of the late Robert E. and Dora (Shaffer) Stover.

He is survived by one sister, Maxine Guthrie, Falls Creek, PA.

Smokey was retired from B.K. Norris Distributor, Susquehanna, where he worked for many years. He was a veteran of the United States Army, serving during World War II, and was a member of the Veteran of Foreign Wars Lodge.

A memorial service was held on Thursday, January 2, 2003 at the Harford Village Apartments. Burial, Evergreen Cemetery, Susquehanna.


Mary L. Perrington, 78, Susquehanna, PA, passed away Saturday, January 4, 2003 at Barnes-Kasson Hospital SNF, Susquehanna, after a short illness.

She was born in Susquehanna, the daughter of the late Michael and Mary Steiner.

She is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, Arthur L. Perrington; one son and daughter-in-law, William and Veronica Perrington; three daughters and sons-in-law, Shirley and John Schell, Betty and Brian Riley, Mary Marie and Jeff Butts; one sister, Louise Nagel; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; many cousins and relatives.

Mary resided all of her life in Susquehanna and was a member of St. John’s Church of Susquehanna and American Legion Post 86 Women’s Auxiliary of Susquehanna.

The family wishes to thank the Barnes-Kasson Hospital and staff. Many thanks to SNF staff and the kitchen staff for meeting all of our family’s needs.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, January 7, at Hennessey’s Funeral Home, Susquehanna, and at 10 a.m. at St. John’s Church, where a Mass of Christian Burial was offered by Rev. Charles Connor. Burial will be in Lamb’s Cemetery, Jackson, PA.

Thank You From The Richard Griffin Family

We would like to express our appreciation to everyone who sent cards, flowers, food and gifts at the time of Dick’s death December 7.

We extend a special Thank You to Dr. B. Patel and to the staff at Barnes-Kasson SNF for their excellent care over the past three years.

Elizabeth Griffin and Family

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