Doris B. Seely (born Brown)


Gender: Female

Date of Birth: September 20, 1919

Date of Death: August 20, 2007

Birth Place: Woodhull, NY

Death Place: Wellsboro, PA

Doris B. Seely

SEELY, Doris B. 87, of 37 Central Ave., Wellsboro, PA, formerly of 140 Main St., Osceola, PA, passed away Monday, August 20, 2007, at Green Home, Wellsboro, PA. Born in Woodhull, NY, September 20, 1919, she was the daughter of Earle H. and Alice Wheeler Brown. She was a graduate of Woodhull High School and the State University of New York at Geneseo. A school teacher, she retired from Cowanesque Valley High School at Westfield, PA. She was a member of the 1st Baptist Church of Woodhull, attended the Osceola United Methodist & Presbyterian Churches, and was a member of the Tuscarora-Woodhull Chapter OES. She married Allen Jud Seely, July 26, 1941; he preceded her in death, September 22, 1988. She is also preceded in death by her son, Alon James Seely; and her brother, Bernard E. Brown. She is survived by her sons and a daughter-in-law, Jan Seely, and Jon and Belinda Seely of Osceola, PA; two sisters-in-law, Dora Church and Reba Seely of Osceola, PA; also surviving are four grandchildren, Dianna Green, Bonnitta Seely, Jamie Seely, and Todd Seely; and five great-grandchildren. Friends may call Thursday, August 23, 2007, 1:30-2:30 p.m. at the H.P. Smith & Son, Inc. Funeral Home, 1607 Main St., Woodhull, NY, where funeral services will be conducted immediately following visitation at 2:30 p.m. The Rev. Brian Diffenbacher will officiate. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Osceola, PA. Memorials will be received for the United Methodist Church of Osceola, PA or the 1st Baptist Church of Woodhull, NY.

Published in the Star-Gazette (Elmira, NY) – August 22, 2007