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LILLIAN D. STONE
Lillian D. Stone, 90, formerly of Great Bend, PA passed away Tuesday, October 12, 2010 in Barnes-Kasson S.N.F. She was predeceased by her husband of 43 years, Willard K. Stone; two daughters, Florence Hackel and Elaine “Peg” Stone; two sons, Knight Stone and Eugene Stone; and granddaughter Rebecca "Nancy" Stone.
Lillian is survived by two children Carol Teel and Emerson and Sue Stone; a sister, Frances Mayo; 19 grandchildren; 35 great grandchildren; 13 great great grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family.
Lillian worked for Great Bend Burlap and Bag Factory and also cleaned houses. She was a member of the United Methodist Community Church, Great Bend. She liked playing bingo, dominos, puzzles, crafts, and her Tuesday afternoon bible study with Millie. She loved singing hymns and getting and giving hugs and kisses.
Lillian's family would like to thank the doctors, nurses, and the staff of S.N.F. for all the loving care she received while she was a resident.
A funeral service was held on October 16, 2010 at the Tuttle-Yeisley Funeral Home. Interment was made in Ararat Cemetery.
Should friends so desire, expressions of sympathy may take the form of a donation to Barnes-Kasson S.N.F. Turnpike Street, Susquehanna, PA 18847.
ALOIS “Al” J. FRIEDE
Alois “Al” J. Friede, 76, of Great Bend, PA passed away October 14, 2010. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Else.
Also surviving are their children, Hasso and Rosalinda Friede, Isa and Andy Upchurch, MaryAnn Elliott, Sonja and Jim Treible, Heidi Wescott and Bob Starr, Tamara and Chris Williammee, and Eric Friede; grandchildren, Amy, Chastity, Charity, Ryan, Haylie, Michael, Laura, Ashley, Brooksie, Jessica, Jeremy, Adam, James, and Scott; great grandchildren, Jenna and Kyle; two sisters; three brothers; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, Joseph and Marie Dittrich Friede; and a brother Sepp Friede.
Al loved his work at the Hallstead Foundry and received awards for his skills. He liked to hunt, fish, vacation in Canada, and garden. He was known for his enormous tomatoes. Al was a social member of the American Legion Post #357 and the V.F.W. Post #6223. He enjoyed spending time with his family, friends, companion dog, Sweetie and other furry friends.
A private memorial service will be held at the Tuttle-Yeisley Funeral Home, Hallstead, PA at the convenience of the family.
Should friends so desire, expressions of sympathy may take the form of a donation to the Humane Society of Susquehanna County, Grow Avenue, Montrose, PA 18801.
FRED I. MAJOR
Fred I. Major, 82, formerly of Gibson, PA, passed away on Friday, October 15, 2010 at his home in Eustis, FL. He is survived by his loving wife of 27 years, Geraldine.
Also surviving is a son, James Major, Gibson, PA; two daughters, Maxine Gunn, Susquehanna, PA, and Carolyn Sebree, Eustis, FL; one brother, Donald Major; seven grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his first wife, Lois T. Major in 1982.
Fred was a self employed dairy farmer. He moved to Florida in 1987 and had several different occupations ending his career as a custodian.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on October 22, 2010 at the Watson Hill Bible Church. Interment will be made in the Gibson Cemetery. Friends may call Thursday evening from 7-9 p.m. at the Tuttle-Yeisley Funeral Home, Hallstead, PA and Friday morning from 10-11 at the church, prior to the service.
Should friends so desire, expressions of sympathy may take the form of a donation to the Watson Hill Bible Church, 3878 SR 492, New Milford, PA 18834.
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