Name:   Lyle Merrick Ferris

From:  The Elmira Daily Gazette, Elmira, New York
Date:  September, 1973 

Former Pennsylvania Principal Dies
Lyle M. Ferris, 76, of 1253 Pennsylvania Avenue, Pine City, formerly of Little Marsh, PA., died this morning in Arnot Ogden Memorial Hospital, Elmira.  He had been a patient there one week. 

Born in Chatham Township, Tioga County, PA. April 25, 1897, he was the son of Joseph and Catherine Merrick Ferris.  He married Thyrza Carpenter in 1916.  She died in 1963.  He later married Esther Farmer Nov. 6, 1964. 

Surviving are:  his wife, Esther; a daughter, Mrs. John (Sarah) VanHorn of Broomfield, Colorado; a sister, Mrs. Stella Wetmore of Knoxville, PA; three grandchildren, two great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. 

The body will be taken from the Carpenter Funeral Home in Corning to the Hagerman Funeral Home in Elmira where friends may call Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.  Funeral services will be held there Thursday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. William Swales of the Centenary United Methodist Church officiating.  Burial will be in Keeneyville, PA. cemetery....