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Alberta L. Resseguie, 100, formerly of Hallstead, PA, passed away December 10, 2007 at Willow Point Nursing Home, Vestal, NY.

Alberta is survived by two nephews, Philip and his wife, Chris Witkin, Chagrin Falls, OH, and David and his wife, Gale Witkin, Apalachin, NY; great-nieces and nephews, Paige and Paul Sedlacek, Spencer and Sharon Witkin, Jeffrey Witkin, Anna Witkin; two great-great-nieces, Mikayla and Lauren Sedlacek.

She is predeceased by her parents, Homer and Hazel Resseguie; two sisters, Marjorie Resseguie, Evelyn Witkin.

Alberta was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Hallstead. She and her sister, Marjorie, owned and operated Resseguie’s Department Store in Hallstead.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, January 5, 11:00 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, Hallstead, with Reverend Rebecca Tanner officiating. Inurnment will be made in the South Gibson Cemetery.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Tuttle-Yeisley Funeral Home, Hallstead.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of a donation to the First Presbyterian Church, Hallstead, PA.


Lewis V. Sparks, 60, New Milford. PA, passed away unexpectedly, Monday, December 24, 2007.

Lewis is survived by his wife of 42 years, Dolores; a son and daughter-in-law, Lewis L. and Brandea Sparks, Susquehanna, PA; a daughter and son-in-law, Harriette and Dan Morden, Nicholson, PA; a daughter and significant other, Amy Conrad and Kirk Walther, New Milford; seven grandchildren, Kimberly Morden, Kelly and Laura Croasdale, Chelsea and Lewis Dean Sparks, Zachary and Logan Conrad; a sister, Mabel Fenton; several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents, Kenneth J. Sparks, Sr. and Harriette Sparks; two brothers, Martin (Sparky) Jennings and Kenneth Sparks, Jr.; one sister, Mildred Gummoe; and a daughter, Beth Ann Croasdale.

Lewis was owner and operator of New Milford Auto Parts Salvage Yard for 38 years. He enjoyed racing at local dirt tracks, going to car shows, and car flea markets. He will be greatly missed by his loved ones.

A funeral service was held at the Tuttle-Yeisley Funeral Home, Hallstead, on Friday, December 28 with Reverend Jake Robinson officiating. Interment, Gelatt Cemetery.


The world suffered a huge loss at 2:39 p.m. on Thursday, December 20, 2007 with the passing of a “great” man, James J. Haggerty, Sr., 63, of Pine Street, Binghamton, NY.

He was predeceased by his mother, Agnes Warner; grandfather, who always had a special place in his heart, Joseph Haggerty; one brother, Robert Warner; two sisters, Theresa Haynes and Debbie Doyle.

James is survived by two sons and one daughter-in-law, James Jr. and Tina Haggerty, New Milford, PA, John Haggerty, Scranton, PA; one daughter, Shelly Travis, Hallstead, PA; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Dave and Jill Warner, Hallstead, PA, Doug and Linda Warner, Binghamton, NY; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Isable and Les Swan, Binghamton, NY, Kerry and Wade Kilmer, Binghamton, NY; one sister –in-law, Armetta Slocum, Hallstead, PA; two brothers-in-law, Raymond Haynes, Susquehanna, PQ, Tom Doyle, Susquehanna, PA; five grandchildren, Courtney Haggerty, Taylor Haggerty, Brien Travis, Korey Travis, Mariah Haggerty; several nieces and nephews.

He retired from the Endicott Machine and Tool Co. in Endicott, NY. He was a member of St. John’s Church in Susquehanna and attended high school at the Laurel Hill Academy in Susquehanna.

A private memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family.

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