Guthrie Auxiliaries Announce Holiday Remembrance Trees and Ornament Sales

Guthrie Hospital Auxiliaries in Corning, Sayre, Towanda and Troy will sponsor Remembrance Trees at each hospital in December. The trees offer community members patients, staff and volunteers the opportunity to donate lights or ornaments in memory or honor of loved ones.

Guthrie Corning Hospital

The Guthrie Corning Hospital Auxiliary will host a tree lighting ceremony on Monday, Dec. 5 at 2 p.m. in Guthrie Corning Hospital’s main lobby. The annual Guthrie Corning Hospital ornament sale continues until Dec. 21. Community members, patients, staff, and volunteers may purchase a holiday ornament in recognition of someone special in their lives. Silver and gold ornaments will be offered at $5 and $10 donation. You can purchase ornaments by visiting the Guthrie Corning Hospital Main Lobby Information Desk, the Gift Shop, or the Surgical Waiting Room during the hours of 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. or purchase online at

Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital

Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital Auxiliary will host a tree lighting ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 29 at 5:15 p.m. in the Guthrie Sayre Atrium Lobby. The Tree for Life program enables you to donate a single light on our main tree for $5, a strand of lights for $25, or a special star ornament for a donation of $100. Visit to purchase lights or ornaments or pick up a form in the gift shop, waiting rooms, Sumner lobby, atrium information desk, or by calling Debbie Thompson at 570-887-4702.

Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital

Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will host a Love Light Tree Celebration & Reading of the Names on Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. in the hospital’s main lobby. The public is invited to this event. Sponsor a light in memory or honor of a loved one for $5. Purchase your light at the hospital lobby. 

Guthrie Troy Community Hospital

The 23rd annual Remembrance Tree ceremony will take place Thursday, Dec. 8, at 7 p.m. in the Guthrie Troy Community Hospital lobby with Pastor Joshua Davinsizer as guest speaker. The Remembrance Tree, sponsored by the hospital’s Auxiliary, is an opportunity to remember loved ones with angel, dove-of-peace, or snowflake ornaments placed on the Christmas tree in their memory. In addition, ornaments may honor a birth or a life, or may express a “thinking of you” message. To order an ornament for the tree, please fill out a form in the hospital’s Gift Shop or cafeteria or visit Ornaments are a $5 donation.


Guthrie is a non-profit integrated health system located in north central Pennsylvania and Upstate New York, serving patients from an 11-county service area. Guthrie is a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, and is the first health system based in Pennsylvania and New York to join this network. Guthrie is comprised of a research institute, home care/hospice, hospitals in Sayre, Pa., Corning, N.Y., Towanda, Pa., and Troy, Pa., as well as a multi-specialty group practice of more than 290 physicians and 175 mid-level providers in a regional office network encompassing sub-specialty and primary care sites in 23 communities throughout Pennsylvania and New York.  Guthrie offers a wide range of services and programs designed to enhance the health and well-being of those it serves.