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Memorial Service

A memorial service for Margery E. Hough will be held on Saturday, October 28, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. at Christ Episcopal Church, West Main St., Susquehanna, PA. Please direct inquiries to (570) 727-2179.


Eleanor E. (Fiske) Litts, Susquehanna, PA passed away Wednesday, October 18, 2006 after a brief hospitalization.

Born June 16, 1932, in Johnson City, NY, she is survived by her husband of 54 years, Floyd G. Litts; two sons and daughters-in-law, Steven and Lisa Litts, Arnold, MD, David and Ann Litts, Cary, NC. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Nicole Litts, Winterville, NC, Jessica Litts, Fairfax, VA, Matthew Litts and Sarah Litts, Arnold, MD.

She was predeceased by her parents, Esther and Leslie Fiske; brother, Richard Fiske; sisters, Carole (Fiske) Davis and Eloise (Fiske) Stone.

Surviving brothers and sisters include Norman and Carol Fiske, Nelson and Leona Fiske, Elwin and Beverly Fiske, Gladys (Fiske) and David Kliewer, Elmer and Rae Fiske, Emerson and Sandra Fiske, Gloria (Fiske) Canfield; brothers-in-law, Emerson Stone and Michael Davis; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Eleanor was an avid outdoors woman who enjoyed nature, gardening, painting and arrowhead collecting. She will be dearly missed.

Funeral services were held from the Tuttle-Yeisley Funeral Home, Hallstead, with pastor Donald Littleton officiating. Interment, Rose Hill Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to The Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, 1359 Broadway, Suite 1509, New York, NY 10018; or to Lourdes Hospice, 4102 Old Vestal Road, Vestal, NY 13805, Attn.: Betty Canestaro.


John W. Setzer, 79, Hallstead, PA, passed away October 18, 2006. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Lois.

He was predeceased by his parents, Walter and Sally Brown Setzer; a sister, Margaritta Reichen.

He is also survived by children, Everett, Kilmer (Mary) and Duane (Vicki); a sister, Anna Moomey; a brother, Rev. Eugene Setzer; five grandchildren, Jennifer, Robert, Matthew (Brenda), Michael, John D.; two great-grandchildren, Hailey and Colby; two step-grandchildren, Joel and Kyle (Heidi) Jacobs; step-great-grandchildren, Aerryn, Jadyn, and Ricardo.

John worked for CTCO for 38 years and retired in 1992. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army at the Panama Canal. He was a member and Past Master of Blue Lodge F & AM, Hallstead, a member of the American Legion, a life member of the VFW, and a life member 50+ of the Hallstead Fire Company.

Funeral and committal services were held at the Tuttle-Yeisley Funeral Home, Hallstead, on Tuesday, October 24, with Pastor Keith Benjamin officiating. Interment, Fairview Memorial Park, Elmhurst, PA.

Should friends so desire, expressions of sympathy may take the form of a donation to the Scholarship Fund of the American Legion, Hallstead, PA 18822; or to the VFW, Great Bend, PA 18821.


Kent Mancuso of Mountain Top was received by the Lord on October 17, 2006.

Kent was born on February 6, 1942 in Springfield, VT and was the son of the late John and Ethel Mancuso.

Kent retired in 1996 from Insalaco’s Market in Tunkhannock as a baker. He and his family lived in Susquehanna County for 25 years before moving to Mountain Top in 2005.

He was a wonderful husband, father, and grandfather, devoted to his family. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and playing the guitar in his spare time.

Surviving are his loving wife of 28 years, Barbara; children, Sandy Paolicelli, Rick Mancuso, Peter, Mike, David and Tom Orlando; grandchildren, Hannah, River and Reef Orlando; brother, Maynard Everett; nieces, Pam Moran and Debbie Blackmore; nephews, Scott and John Mancuso.

Funeral services were held on Saturday at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Mountain Top. Interment will take place at the convenience of the family.

Memorial donations may be made to the Hospice Community Care of Kingston; or the American Cancer Society of Wyoming Valley.

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