Anna M. Tingley, 87, of 106 Seaward Ave., passed away Monday (May 6, 2013) at The Pavilion at Bradford Regional Medical Center.
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Born Dec. 12, 1925, in Farmington Township, Clarion County, she was a daughter of Michael J. and Barbara M. Bauer Gatesman. On July 31, 1948, in St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Crown, she married Merle J. Tingley, who died on Dec. 1, 1972.
She was a 1943 graduate of Farmington High School. She along with her husband owned and operated Tingley's service station on Seaward Avenue for many years. She was member of St. Francis Church and the 50 Plus Group.
Surviving are nine sons, Charles (Nancy) Tingley, Richard Tingley, Mark (Bert Williams) Tingley, Roger (Jennifer Pulver) Tingley, Timothy (Sarah) Tingley and David (Ronda) Tingley, all of Bradford, John (Cheryl) Tingley of Bridgewater, N.J., Gary Tingley of Rossville, Calif., and Kevin (Nancy) Tingley of Chatham, N.J.; 22 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; one sister Marie Aaron of Leeper; four brothers, Jerome "Jim" Gatesman of Bradford, Alfred Gatesman of Marienville, and Joseph Gatesman of Leeper and Stephen Gatesman of Lucinda; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one daughter Elizabeth "Betty" Cochran, and two sons, Donald Tingley and Thomas Tingley.
Family will be receiving friends on Thursday from 3-5 & 7-9 p.m. in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc., 372 East Main St., where a prayer service will be held on Friday at 10:30 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in St. Francis of Assisi Church with the Rev. Stephen Collins, pastor, as celebrant. Committal services and burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to a
On line condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com
Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.
372 East Main Street
Bradford, PA 16701
Published in The Bradford Era from May 7 to May 13, 2013