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Giant Sportsman's Raffle at Coudersport Consistory.......100 Firearms and $10,000. Cash......100 guns will be given away in 100 days......Plus Day 101 will be the drawing for $10,000 Cash......Tickets AVAILABLE NOW FOR $100!!..........ONLY 1,000 TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE!!.......Winners to be determined by the Pennsylvania Pick 3 evening drawing............Drawing runs April 1, 2018 thru July 10, 2018...........$10,000 Cash Prize drawing on July 10, 2018.........Tickets may be purchased from the Coudersport Consistory Office from 8 AM to 3 PM Monday through Friday or by mail. You can pay by credit card.........Call us at 1-800-980-8490.

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St. Bibiana Fish Fry

Coudersport Rabies Clinic – April 7, 2018. A Rabies Clinic will be held Saturday, April 7th from 1:00 to 4:00 pm at the Coudersport Fire Hall. All dogs, cats, and ferrets that are at least 12 weeks old can be vaccinated against the rabies virus. The first time a dog or cat receives a vaccine, it is good for one year. Each time after that, the vaccination is good for three years. Ferrets must be vaccinated annually. All animals attending the clinic must be on a leash or in a container. Cost is $5.00 per animal. The clinic is sponsored by Dr. Lindsay Schwartzmeyer of the Potter County Veterinary Clinic, LLC.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Jane “Jayne” James, 67, of Fishing Creek, Roulette, PA

Jane James
“beloved mother, grandmother, sister, and friend”

Jane “Jayne” James, 67, of Fishing Creek, Roulette, PA, passed away on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at Sweden Valley Manor, Coudersport, after a six week battle with pneumonia.

She was born on July 26, 1949 in Weston, West Virginia, a daughter of T.C. and Ella Alkire Gum. 

Jane grew up in Bradford and attended Bradford Schools. She earned two GED’s later in life.

From June 1991 to October 2008, Jane was an advertising sales representative for radio station WFRM in Coudersport. From November 2008 until her death, she was a sales representative and partner with Black Forest Broadcasting in Roulette. 

She had previously been employed by Charles Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport for several years and laundered the hospital’s drapes as a private contractor. 

 She also worked with the Chastain family at the ABC Restaurant in Burtville and as a young woman worked for Zippo Manufacturing, Airco Spear, Case Cutlery and the Bradford Hospital, all in Bradford.

Jane was a recovering alcoholic of 36 years.

Jane was a member of the Fishing Creek United Methodist Church. She loved her cats, Sassy and Rocky; and her dog, Freedom.

Surviving are two sons, Jody (Cindy) Gum of Gaston, OR and Nathan (Mindy) James of Indiana, PA; six grandchildren; two sisters, Julie (Dan) Day of Port Orange, FL and Janet (Paul) Day of Remond Beach, FL; several cousins, including special cousins Debb Lee of Smethport and Kelli Jo Mullin of Turtlepoint; her longtime companion, Gerri Miller of Roulette; a foster brother, Floyd (Michele) Studer; a foster sister, Elaine Kratz; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Jane was predeceased by a brother, John Gum; and a foster mother, Kathryn Snyder.

In keeping with Jane’s wishes, there will be no public visitation or funeral services.

Memorial donations, if desired, may be made to the McKean County SPCA, 80 Glenwood Avenue, Bradford, PA 16701; to Teacher’s Pet Rescue, 19 Blackberry Lane, Coudersport, PA 16915; to the Fishing Creek United Methodist Church, 1003 West Branch Fishing Creek Road, Roulette, PA 16746; or to the Coudersport Public Library, 502 Park Avenue, Coudersport, PA 16915.

Jane’s family has entrusted her care to the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse, PA.

To express condolences or share a fond memory of Jane, please visit


Anonymous said...

Sorry for loss Gerri.

Anonymous said...

So sorry to hear about Jane. Loved her! My thoughts and prayers are with you Gerri.

Anonymous said...

Thinking of you, Gerri. I'm so sorry.
Rose Chilson

tooter said...

Rest in Peace Jane...