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December 17, 2014 Current Issue Home
FRED HARRY AINEY

Fred Harry Ainey, 66, of Susquehanna, PA entered into rest on December 9, 2014 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his loving wife of 21 years, Loretta.

Also surviving are three sons, Terry Ainey, Fred Ainey Jr., and Henry Ainey; two grandchildren; a sister, Rita Slocum; former wife, Mary; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Fred proudly served with the US Marines during Vietnam. He was an avid fisherman and hunter. Fred was easy to be around, a good husband and a great father. He will be deeply missed by all.

At his request, there will be no public services. Arrangements are under the direction of the Tuttle-Yeisley Funeral Home, Inc., Hallstead, PA.

Eloise W. Masters

Eloise W. Masters, 98, of Kingsley, PA, passed away Wednesday, December 10, 2014, at her home.  Born October 15, 1916 in Scranton, PA, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Jessie [Robbins] Williams.  Married December 28, 1932, her husband of 81 years, Richard S. Masters survives her.

Eloise was a member of the First Congregational Church of Harford United Church of Christ and was the past Choir Director. She was past President of the Scranton Council of the Girl Scouts, past board member of the former Susquehanna County Chapter of American Red Cross, a member of the Republican Women of Susquehanna County. Additionally, Eloise was in charge of the kitchen at the Harford Fair for many years, and loved oil painting and playing piano.

In addition to her husband, survivors include, daughters & sons-in-law, Joyce & Richard Berish of Harford, PA, Betsy & Jonathan Blattmachr of Garden City, NY, and Jacqueline & Ronald Phillips of Kingsley, PA, a son & daughter-in-law, Richard W. & Shirley Masters of Kingsley, PA, son-in-law, Gary Housel of Harford, PA, 15 Grandchildren, 39 Great Grandchildren, 9 Great-Great Grandchildren.

Besides her parents, a daughter, Marcia Housel, and a grandson, Brian Housel, predeceased her.

Service will be held at 1:00 PM Saturday, December 20, 2014, at First Congregational Church of Harford UCC, Harford, PA  18823.  A gathering with friends will be held in the Lecture Hall following the service.

Instead of flowers Memorial Contributions may be made to First Congregational Church of Harford UCC, PO Box 217, Harford, PA 18823.

Bartron-Myer Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

Audrey Mae Wheeler

Audrey Mae Wheeler, 75 of SR 171, Susquehanna, passed away on Sunday, December 7, 2014, at her home, after an illness.

Audrey was predeceased by her loving husband Harold Wheeler; son, Robert Wheeler; parents Nelson and Helen French; brothers, Raymond French, Carl French, Stewart French, and Edgar French; a sister Marion Klym; and grandchild Jeffrey Moyer.

She was survived by her two sons and daughter-in law Jeffrey and Susan Wheeler and Michael Wheeler; two daughters and son-in-law Roxanne Moyer, and Denise and Kenneth Bowerman; one grandchild and seven great grandchildren.

Audrey was devoted to her late husband, children, and friends. She loved gardening, crafts, and homemaking. She was the tax collector for Harmony Twp. For 23 years. She was an Auxiliary member of the American Legion Post #86 and the Freedom Lodge #328 and made a lot of pies over the years. She loved to visit with people, bowling trips with the girls and their weekly card games and enjoying the pool. She helped her elderly neighbors. Her loving ways will be deeply missed—a mother’s love can’t be replaced.

A funeral service was held at the Hennessey’s Funeral Home 747 Jackson Ave. Susquehanna, PA, on Saturday December 13, 2014, at 1pm with Pastor Kevin Setzer officiating.

Interment will be held at a later date in the North Jackson Cemetery, North Jackson, PA.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.

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