Page: Mar 18, 1992, p6
Title: Wellsboro Gazette Wellsboro, Tioga Co., PA Tombstone Tombstone
Address: Wellsboro, PA
AddressaddressLine1: Wellsboro, PA
Givenname: Green Free Lib. Digital Archives
Name: Green Free Lib. Digital Archives
Note: Wellsboro Gazette of Mar 4, 1992, p12 has: ENOCH A. BLACKWELL Enoch A. Blackwell, 93, of 103 Close Ave., Elkland, died Sunday, March 1,1992, at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro. Born June 13, 1898, in Nelson, he was the son of Enoch Charles and Philine [sic] Preston Blackwell. During his early years in Elkland he was secretary-treasurer of the Osceola Home for Children. He was one of the founding members of the American Legion and a charter member of the Elkland Lions Club. He was one of the oldest living members of Beechers Island Presbyterian Church, Nelson. He was the oldest living native of Nelson; the oldest living member and past master of Osceola Lodge #421 F. & A.M. In 1926 he was secretary-treasurer of Nelson Dairy Co., later chief clerk of Nestles Food Co., of Lawrenceville, and eventually chief clerk and treasurer of Standard Oil, Elmira, N.Y. In 1922 he became secretary-treasurer of Bostick Ford Motor Co., Lawrenceville. In 1925 he went to work for Pattison National Bank, Elkland as assistant cashier, later he became cashier-assistant vice-president. When Pattison National Bank merged with Citizen and Northern Bank, Wellsboro, he was elected vice-president and director. He retired from Citizens and Northern Bank, remaining on the board of directors as an emerti. He was preceded in death by his wife, Cora M. Blackwell, Feb. 2, 1987. Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Enoch Dellivan and Tess Blackwell, of Hamden, Conn.; one daughter and son-in-law, Mariam and Earl Bliss, of Liberty; one daughter, Caroline Mae Gale, of Littleton, N.H.; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren. Calling hours were held Tuesday, March 3, at the Kenyon Funeral Home Inc., Elkland. Services were held Wednesday, March 4 at the funeral home. The Rev. Bert More and the Rev. Paul Wilcox officiated. Burial was made at Nelson Cemetery, Nelson The family provided the flowers Memorial donations may be made to Beechers Island Presbyterian Church, Nelson.
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