J. Willard Tingley, 86, of New Milford, PA passed away, Saturday, May 28, 2022. Born October 28, 1935, the son of the late Justin W. and Leona (Reynolds) Tingley.
Willard was a dairy farmer and very proficient welder from his training in the Army. While farming he was a Badger farm equipment dealer. After leaving the farm, he worked for New Milford Township Road Maintenance crew.
Tingley served his country in the United States Army.
He belonged to the American Legion of Hallstead, and was formerly involved in Dairylea, Agway, FAA and the former Grange of New Milford.
Additionally he served as a Township supervisor for New Milford Township
Willard is survived by his wife of 61 years, Millie (Burnges) Tingley, his two daughters; Julia Gardner (Harry) and Nancy Tyler (Brian) both of New Milford, PA; 5 Grandchildren; Sarah (Matt), Rebecca, Sarina (Kayla), Nichole, Amanda (Will); 10 great-grandchildren; Charline, Zee, Knox, Logan, Jaden, Dawsen, Justin, Reece, Liam and Owen; three sisters, Roberta Bailey of New Milford, PA, Jane Gray of Norwich, NY and JoAnn Titus of Harford, PA and nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Willard is predeceased by his son Kevin Tingley in 2019 and his brother Gerald Tingley.
Services: Graveside Service is private with a Celebration of Life, Chicken BBQ, at the farm, 4553 Tingley Lake Road, New Milford, PA, on Saturday, June 18, 2022 from 12 noon to 4:00.