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Leonard Robert Boyd, Harford, PA, formerly of Philadelphia, PA, passed away Sunday, February 22, 2004. He is survived by his loving wife of fifty years, M. Vivian Boyd; four daughters and significant others, Dolores and Lewis Sparks, Debra Daniels, Tinna Boyd and Eric Smith, and Tammy Napoli; five sons and significant others, Andrew Allen and Becky Harris, Stephen (Danny) and Yvonne Allen, Leonard A. (Buzz) and Janette Boyd, Martin and Audrey Allen, Terry and June Boyd; 25 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren.

Leonard served as an Army Paratrooper in World War II. He was the last survivor of Pearl Harbor in Susquehanna County. He was retired from Anitec, where he worked for thirty years. He was an active member of the American Legion, Hallstead, PA and the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Great Bend, PA. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

A memorial service was held at the Tuttle-Yeisley Funeral Home, Hallstead.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society in remembrance of Leonard Robert Boyd.


Dorothy M. Barnard, 89, Hallstead, PA, passed away Monday, February 23, 2004 at her home. She was born April 9, 1914 and was the daughter of the late Simeon and Gussie Bolles Fisher. She was predeceased by her husband, Foster M. Barnard; and by a grandson, Larry R. Barnard.

Dorothy is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Ray and Marilyn Barnard, Hallstead; her grandchildren, Ray and Ann Barnard, Endicott, NY, Tammy Barnard, Great Bend, PA, Timothy and Julie Barnard, Hallstead; six great-grandchildren; one great-grandson; siblings, Claire and Bob Brant, Betty Crook, Ronnie and Kewpie Fisher; and by many nieces and nephews.

Dorothy was a 35-year employee of Kroehler’s Manufacturing, Binghamton, NY. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star, Gill Chapter 12 and a member of the United Methodist Community Church, Great Bend.

A special thank you to the Area Agency on Aging, Montrose, for their home health care to Dorothy. Also we wish to thank the Meals on Wheels program which enabled Dorothy to stay in her own home.

A funeral service was held at the Tuttle-Yeisley Funeral Home, Hallstead, on Friday, February 27 with Pastor Donald Littleton officiating. Interment, Rose Hill Cemetery.

Donations may be sent to Area Agency on Aging, 220 Main Street, Unit 2, Towanda, PA 18848; or the Memorial Fund, United Methodist Community Church, Main Street, Great Bend, PA 18821.


Eleanor Ruth Radicchi, 72, Windsor, NY, went to be in the arms of her Lord on Wednesday, February 25, 2004 at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Binghamton, NY.

She was the daughter of the late Samuel and Vira (Eaton) Atwell.

She was predeceased by her loving husband of 54 years, Remo Joseph Radicchi, on August 10, 2003.

Eleanor is survived by four daughters and three sons-in-law, Janet and Bill Garlick, Theresa and Mike Terrell, Barbara and Gus Fabrizi, Diane Hart; a brother and his friend, Robert Atwell and Diane Shedd; a special niece and her husband, Liz and Don Keller; 17 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Ettore and Nancy Radicchi, Romolo and Ruth Radicchi, Rita Radicchi, Barbara Radicchi; many, many nephews and nieces; and many wonderful friends.

She was retired from Rotorcast in Lanesboro, PA after many years of service. Eleanor was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Windsor, NY.

At Eleanor’s request the family received friends at Hennessey’s Funeral Home, Susquehanna, on Friday, February 27, where a prayer service was held.

A memorial Mass will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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