Name: Loraine O. (Carpenter) Van Gorder
From: The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro,
Date: Wednesday, February 23, 1921
On March 12, 1881, she was married to Alvoid Van Gorder, and to them were born five children; Harry C. died at the age of twelve, and those who survive her are a step-daughter, Mrs. Nellie Sawyer of Ellenville, NY; Mrs. Gertrude Shine and Mrs. Estella Carr of Galeton, Pa.; Mrs. Ethel Lebo of Philadelphia, Pa. and Alvoid Van Gorder of Galeton, Pa. besides five grandchildren, two sisters, Mrs. Walter Gee of Tioga, Pa.; Mrs. Allison Everett of Williamsport, Pa. and two brothers M. W. and C. E. Carpenter of Middlebury.
The funeral services were held at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 14, Rev. Dr. A. D.
Stevens, pastor of the M. E. Church of which the deceased was a member,
officiating. The Eastern Star conducted the closing service. Many and beautiful
were the floral tributes. At 7:30 a.m. Feb 15, the friends left for Middlebury
where another service was conducted by Dr. A. D. Stevens at the residence of her
brother C. E. Carpenter; interment in the Middlebury cemetery.