Smethport Area Piecemakers

Smethport Area Piecemakers

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Solomon's Auction & Yard Sale Page


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.

Howard's Inc.

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St. Bibiana Fish Fry

Famous Fish Fry at St. Bibiana's Catholic Church Parish Center, Galeton, Pa...Every Friday from 4PM-6PM thru March 23rd....$10.00 Dinner price includes: Fried Haddock, French Fries, Cole Slaw, Rolls, Coffee & Lemonade. Takeouts Available-Call 435-2864.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Benson R. “Big Ben” Williams, Sr. Of Williamsport, PA

Benson R. “Big Ben” Williams, Sr.

WILLIAMSPORT - Benson R. “Big Ben” Williams, Sr., 77, died on Saturday, November 26, 2016 at his residence.

He was born on February 15, 1939 in Williamsport and was the son of the late Woodruff and Margie (Porter) Williams. Benson was a graduate of Williamsport High School, 1958. He had worked for 21 years at Textron as an aircraft engine tester and retired in 2008. He was a member of Zion AME Church, Brother of the Elks #207 and member of the VFW Post 1. He was an avid bowler and enjoyed playing pool.

Benson is survived by fiancée; Eve Ellen Brown of Williamsport, two sons; Benson R. Williams, Jr. (Jessica) of Ocala, FL and Christopher Caskey of Williamsport, two daughters; Lorri Griffen of Galeton and Eugena B. “Gena” Cowen of Williamsport, one step daughter; Mary Williams of Alabama, 16 grandchildren, three great grandchildren and one great grandchild expected in January, one sister; Rosa Jane Hughes “Peachie” of Binghamton, NY and numerous nieces and nephews. 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers; Woody, Bobby and Albert and one sister; Helen L. White.

There was a public viewing 3 – 4 p.m. Saturday, December 3, 2016 at the Maneval Allen Redmond Cremation & Funeral Home where the Elks held a service at 4:00 p.m. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family.

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