Natasha (Tasha) Marie Canfield, 17, of 456 Farr Rd., Mehoopany, PA passed away from injuries sustained as a result of an automobile accident on Monday afternoon, Aug. 13, 2012 in Windham Twp., Wyoming County. She was born in Sayre PA. on Aug. 28, 1994, the daughter of Roger Dale, Jr. and Sylvia Marie Parks Canfield of Mehoopany.
She had just graduated with the Class of 2012 this spring from Tunkhannock Area High School. Enrolled in the Child Development Program at Tunkhannock, Tasha was on the honor roll for many marking periods. She was accepted and excited to attend Keystone College this fall semester. Natasha loved camping with her family on their trips to Lake Ontario and the Thousand Islands. She took great pleasure in taking family trips to Lancaster and especially the shopping there. She loved clothes, fashion and keeping track of what’s going on with her friends and family on Facebook. She especially enjoyed being surrounded with her family and many friends. She loved keeping busy, and for the last several months, Tasha was employed at the Tioga Bistro in Tunkhannock.
In addition to her parents, Natasha is survived by her siblings, Christina M. Canfield of Factoryville, Holly A. Milliron of Laceyville, Roger D. Canfield, III of Scranton, Shawn W. Caines of Tunkhannock and Sandra M. Canfield and Brigette M. Canfield, both of Mehoopany; her paternal grandparents, Roger, Sr. and Marion Canfield of Mehoopany; her maternal grandparents, Harold and Ruth Parks of Laceyville and Pete and Gloria Ayers of Johnson City, NY; paternal greatgrandmother, Mrs. Nellie Murphy of Beaumont; niece, Aubrey Milliron of Laceyville; nephew, Holden Canfield of Factoryville, and twin nephews, Randy and Nicholas Manzer of Factoryville. Natasha also had several aunts, uncles, cousins, many close friends and neighbors.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Roger (Squeak) Dale Canfield, IV, on July 25, 2011 and her paternal grandmother, Sandra Lou Murphy Canfield, who passed away on May 22, 1985.
Funeral services will be held on Friday Aug. 17 at 11 a.m. at the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home, 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock, with Rev. Charles Bishop of the Transue Community Church officiating. Interment will be in the Vaughn Cemetery in Mehoopany. Family and friends may call at the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home on Thursday evening, Aug. 16 from 5 to 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Natasha Marie Canfield Memorial Fund, c/o Peoples Neighborhood Bank, PO Box 149, 83 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock, PA 18657.