Seany H. Starks

Seany H. Starks, 90, of Covington, Pa., died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at Barnes Kasson Hospital and Nursing Home, Susquehanna, Pa. Seany was born Sept. 15, 1922, in DuBoistown, Pa., a daughter of Purley and Mary Gertrude (Whipple) Hane. She was the wife of the late Arthur Starks for 60 years. Seany was a member of the Covington Church of Christ. She enjoyed quilting, gardening and crocheting.

Seany is survived by two sons, Arthur G. (Jackie) Starks Jr. of New Milford, Pa., James M. Starks of Mansfield, Pa.; daughters, Carolyn H. (K. Vincent) Swartz of Hughesville, Pa., Bobbie (Roland) Ely of Wellsboro, Pa., Jeanette Runyan (Richard Davis) of Covington, Pa., Mary (Robert) Pritchett of Bath, Pa., Deborah Ferraro of Dingmans Ferry, Pa.; 16 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a sister, Mary Wenner of Alexandria, Va. She was predeceased by her husband, Arthur, in 2002; a daughter, Charlotte G. Starks; and a sister, Elinor Hane.

Family and friends are invited to call on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, Pa. Funeral services will follow at the funeral chapel at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. Ronald Savits officiating. Burial will be in Tioga County Memorial Gardens, 61 Memorial Gardens Road, Mansfield, Pa. Memorial contributions may be made in Seany’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or the charity of one’s choice.