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Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Longtime Corydon Township Supervisor
Harry Tome Passes Away at Age 91

Caretaker of Riverview-Corydon Cemetery

Harry B. Tome, 91, of 16 Yohe Road, Corydon Twp., PA, passed away, peacefully, with his devoted daughter at his side, on Monday, September 9, 2013.

Born April 14, 1922 in Corydon he was a son of the late Jay and Bessie (Blair) Tome. He attended schools in Corydon and Kinzua.

On November 27, 1942, in Randolph, he married Marion (Freeman) Tome, who died on September 11, 1996.

He was a resident of Corydon until 1964 when the Army Corp. of Engineer's made him leave the family farm. He was a supervisor for the Town of Corydon for 17 years and later for 11 years in Corydon Twp. During his working career he operated heavy equipment and was a member of Construction Local 66. He also did logging and for over 40 years was the caretaker and sexton for Riverview-Corydon Cemetery. He was faithfully devoted to his family, work, and friends.

Surviving is one daughter, Margaret "Marty" (Ken) Hayes, of Troutdale OR, three grandchildren Tracy Nystrom, Jacob Hayes and Sarah Medford, 5 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Marion, and two son's Harry "Eddie" Tome in January of 1992 and Robert T. Tome in March of 1998.

Family will be receiving friends on Friday September 13, 2013 from 3-5 & 7-9pm in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc. 33 South Ave., Bradford, where funeral services will be held at 11:00am on Saturday with Rev. William Watson Pastor of the Foursquare Gospel Church officiating. Committal services and burial will be in Riverview-Corydon Cemetery.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Riverview-Corydon Cemetery % Kevin Duntley, 281 Mill St., S. Dayton, NY 14138, The American Cancer Society, or a charity of the donor's choice.

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