Rebecca R. Saxon, 92, of Towanda, PA passed away on Sunday evening, March 25, 2018 at Towanda Memorial Skilled Nursing Unit.
Rebecca Rose, “Becky” to family and friends, was born April 1, 1925 near Leroy, PA on Barclay Mountain. She was a daughter of the late Anthony and Lillie Mae (Barnett) Dinelli. Becky was married to Donald W. Saxon for 50 years before his passing on Sept. 24, 1996. Her life revolved around her loving care for her family and home. Becky possessed a strong work ethic throughout life. She was a talented artist and enjoyed drawing, reading, crocheting and all types of flowers.
Surviving are her children; Donald (Julie) Saxon of Sullivan County, Ernest (Sue) Saxon of Mountain Lake, Melissa (Matt) Kinsman of Towanda and daughter-in-law, Diane Saxon of Lumberton, NC, grandchildren; Kevin (Becky) Saxon, Keith Saxon, Brenda (Ed) Dotter, Timothy Saxon, Betsy (Shane) Walker, Mike (Troveda) Saxon, Jeffery (Sara) Nash, Dennis (Rachelle) Kinsman, Samantha Kinsman, Jason Saxon, Frannie (Paul) Gage and Tai (Rob) Robinson, numerous great and great-great grandchildren, a sister; Reba (Wayne) Warner of Herrickville, sister-in-law and brother-in-law; Esther Dinelli of Towanda and Franklin Vanderpool of Sheshequin, several nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to her husband Donald, she was predeceased by a son and two daughters;
Frank Saxon, Angela Saxon and infant Lenora. Also six siblings; Nora Vanderpool, Frank, Tony Jr., Paul, Louie and Yvonne Dinelli.
A private family graveside service will be held at Bradford County Memorial Park Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, consider a donation in Mrs. Saxon’s name to the Towanda Public Library, 104 Main St. Towanda, PA 18848 or the American Heart Association, 1704 Warren Ave. Williamsport, PA 17701. Pepper Funeral Home & Cremation Facility, 578 Springbrook Dr. in Canton is assisting her family with arrangements.