Age 81 passed away peacefully at home with her loving family by her bedside on Friday, January 1, 2021. Ossie was born in Potterbook PA, a daughter to the late Edward and Edith Mae (Cary) Tanner. She was predeceased by her first husband Donald Wilbur and second husband William Slusser; sister Dolores Tanner; and brother Edward "Sonny" Tanner. Ossie is survived by her children and their spouses, Cary and Joseph McBean of Adams OR, Mickey and Diana Wilbur of Lawrenceville PA, Shelley and Michael Jones of Elmira, Brenda and Kevin Perry of Middlebury Center PA, Rhoda and James Mann of Wellsboro PA; step children with spouses, Bill and Pam Slusser of Tioga PA, David and Cathy Slusser of Tioga PA, Kathy Moore of Mansfield PA, Connie Reed with Sara Jardin of Corning NY, Albert and Marlene Slusser of Lake St. Louis MO; siblings with spouses, Betty Decker of Elkland PA, Laura and Melvin Cummings of Tioga, Kathryn and Dale Ferger of New Milford PA, Michael and Gail Tanner of Tioga PA, Bonnie and Greg Kindall of Texas; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
It was Ossie's request to have a private service. Those wishing may remember Ossie with a donation to her lifelong family church; Middlebury Baptist Church, 44 Parliff Lane, Middlebury Center PA, 16935 or CareFirst, 3805 Meads Creek Road, Painted Post NY 14870.
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