Nora M. "Mamie" Upthegrove, 83, formerly of Interstate Parkway, passed away Monday (Oct. 27, 2014) in Durham, N.C.
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Born Aug. 1, 1931, in Bradford, she was a daughter of the late Angus and Margaret E. Matatall Farrell. On Dec. 14, 1951, in Bradford, she married Gene E. Upthegrove, who died on March 2, 1998. She resided in Bradford until 2004, at which time she moved to Danville, Va., to live closer to her family.
Mrs. Upthegrove was a graduate of Bradford High School. She was a full-time homemaker and a part-time sales associate with GiGi's in Bradford.
She was a former member of the First United Methodist Church in Bradford and a member of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary.
Surviving are two daughters, Brenda (Roy) Gomes of Selma, Ala., and Jill (David) Campbell of Danville; five grandchildren, Brian Gomes, Kirsten Gomes, Rachel Gomes, Stephanie Campbell and Christopher Campbell; one great-granddaughter, Kaylyn Derringer; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband; one sister, Margaret Hamilton; and two brothers, Robert Farrell and George Farrell.
Family will be receiving friends from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc., 372 East Main St., where funeral and committal services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday with the Rev. W. LeRoy Beckes, retired pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Willow Dale Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Danville Cancer Association, 223 Riverview Drive, Suite J, Danville, VA 24541; or the Caring House, 2625 Pickett Road, Durham, N.C. 27705.
Online 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 Oct. 30 to Nov. 6, 2014