TURTLEPOINT — Muriel M. “Shorty” Tanner, of Rock Run, passed away on Monday, (Jan. 16, 2023) at Lakeview Senior Care, Smethport.
Born on May 10, 1929 she was the daughter of Victor and Stella Smith Bickford. On July 27, 1946 in Coryville, she married Sylvester O. “Sy” Tanner who preceded her in death on Sept. 21, 2003.
Muriel was a life-long resident of the area. She was a homemaker and helped operate and run the family farm.
Surviving is one son, Sylvester J. “Sy” Tanner of Rock Run; one daughter, Rose McNeil of Spotsylvania, Va.; two sisters, June Mason and Joanne Limrick; one brother, David Bickford; two grandchildren, Mark (Christine Eschrich) McNeil and Andy (Shannon) McNeil; six great-grandchildren, Nicholas, Ryan, Shawn, Ashley, Kristen and A.J. McNeil; and many nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death, including her husband is one daughter, Linda Tanner in 1956; three sisters, Stasha Magel, Joyce Milliron and Patricia McClain; and two brothers, Donald Bickford and Jack Bickford.
A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023 at Fairview Cemetery, Port Allegany.
Online condolences may be made at www.framefuneralhome.com