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Anna Marie (Plutino) Binder, 73, Susquehanna, PA, passed away Saturday, March 17, 2007 at the Barnes-Kasson Hospital SNF after an illness. A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, April 21, 10 a.m. at St. John’s Church, Susquehanna. Family and friends are invited for a time of fellowship at the American Legion in Susquehanna following the Mass, at noon.


Helen E. Brush, 89, Susquehanna, PA, passed away Monday, April 9, 2007 at the Barnes-Kasson SNF after an illness.

She was born in Susquehanna, the daughter of the late Michael and Elizabeth (Sadowski) Nawoichik.

Helen was predeceased by her loving husband, H. Kendall Brush; one son, John (Jackie) Michael Brush; one brother, Joseph Nawoichik; one sister, Julia McMahon.

She is survived by her daughter, Carolyn E. Welch, Susquehanna; one grandson, Michael P. and Sarah Welch, Apalachin, NY; two great-grandchildren, Maggie and Zachary Welch; several nieces and nephews.

Helen was retired from the Barnes-Kasson Hospital where she worked as a Dietary Aide. She was also a member of St. John’s Church, Susquehanna.

The funeral service was held on Thursday, April 12, at Hennessey’s Funeral Home, Susquehanna, and at St. John’s Church, where a Mass of Christian Burial was offered by Rev. Simon. Burial, St. John’s Cemetery.


Doris Davidson, 82, Starrucca, PA, passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2007 at the Barnes-Kasson Hospital SNF, Susquehanna, after a long illness.

She was predeceased by her husband, Mervyn, in 1995; son, Richard Butts at age 8 in 1951; two infant sons, David and Donald Butts; great-granddaughter (baby) Calene Crawford; and great-grandson (baby) Damien Fisher.

Doris is survived by her companion and best friend, Charles Levchak, Starrucca; two sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Linda Butts, Lakeside, PA, James and Debbie Kelly, Susquehanna; three daughters and sons-in-law, Lillian and Al Denney, League City, Texas, Ruth and Lee Slocum, Starrucca, Mary Pat and Brent Upright, Painted Post, NY; stepchildren, Mary and Walt Rentner, Jackson, PA, Janet and John Hong, Chesapeake, VA, Helen Parsons, Deposit, NY, Ronald and Diane Davidson, Akron, NY; thirty-five grandchildren and sixty-five great-grandchildren.

She was a member of the Sunshine Chapter #258 OES, Thompson, PA, where she held several offices. She was a “Starrucca Bag Lady,” making sleeping bags for the homeless. She enjoyed her flower garden and feeding and watching wildlife. Her winter hobby was making quilts, weaving rugs and preparing for her annual garage sale that was held every Memorial Day weekend.

The funeral service will be held on Friday, April 20, at 11:00 at Hennessey’s Funeral Home, 208 Jackson Ave., Susquehanna, with Pastor Lloyd Canfield officiating.

Burial will be in the Thompson Cemetery, Thompson, PA.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. The Eastern Star will hold their service on Thursday evening.

Special thanks to granddaughter, Nancy Segura and Dr. Patel’s and SNF Nursing Staff for their loving care.

Memorials may be made to Project P.A.W. (Protector of Animal Welfare), 127 Bevier St., Binghamton, NY 13904.


Sandra Bradbury, 66, Thompson, PA, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, April 15, 2007, at the Community Medical Center, Scranton, PA.

She was born in Brooklyn, NY, the daughter of the late John and Sophie Orr.

Sandra is survived by her loving husband of 48 years, Warren W. Bradbury, Sr.; two sons, Warren and Cheryl Bradbury, Jr., Freehold, NJ, Wayne Bradbury and Cindy Peace, Oldbridge, NJ; two daughters, Donna and Brian Lee, Cape Coral, FL, Doreen Roemer and Jeff Bassarab, Brick, NJ; two brothers and sisters-in-law, John and Michele Orr, Lake Hiawatha, NJ, Patrick and Mona Orr, West Palm Beach, FL; one sister, Carol and John Boccadutre, Jackson, NJ; four grandchildren, Jamie Duffy, Christopher Duffy, Crystal Ann Vallee, Bonnie Lynn Vallee; several nieces and nephews.

Sandra came to Thompson, PA, twenty years ago and worked for Barnes-Kasson Hospital in Susquehanna, PA, before her retirement. She loved spending time on the computer. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who will be deeply missed by all.

The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, April 18, at 8:00 p.m. at Hennessey’s Funeral Home, 208 Jackson Ave, Susquehanna, PA, with Rev. Kenneth Seegar officiating.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Barnes-Kasson Hospital, Turnpike St., Susquehanna, PA 18847.


Beulah G. Decker, 90, Susquehanna, PA, passed away Friday, April 13, 2007. She was the wife of Carlton B. Decker, who predeceased her in 1989.

Beulah is survived by two daughters, Donna Lee and George Bleck, Harford, PA, Elaine and Herbert Reinert, Harrington Park, NJ; one son, John C. and Barbara Decker, Dumont, NJ; ten grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Beulah was a member of the Brushville Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be held at the Brushville Baptist Church, Saturday, April 21, at 1:00 p.m. Family will receive friends from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m., prior to the service. Interment will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Matamoras, PA.

Arrangements entrusted to the Tuttle-Yeisley Funeral Home, Hallstead, PA.

Should friends so desire, expressions of sympathy may take the form of a donation to the Brushville Baptist Church

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