Obituaries

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Carlos J. Alvarado, 92
Carlos J. Alvarado, 92, of Manheim, went home to be with the Lord on Sept. 27, 2016, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Puerto Rico, He was the son of the late Jose Alvarado Guzman & Mercedes Rodriguez.
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Ernst F. Aschenbach, Jr., 75
Ernst F. Aschenbach, Jr., 75, of Lititz passed away in the comfort of his home on Monday, September 19, 2016. He was the loving husband of Kathleen (Mooney) Aschenbach to whom he was married for 33 years.
Born in Hanover, NH he was the son of the late Ernst F. Sr. and Mary Elizabeth (Ingham) Aschenbach.
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Robert N. “Bob” Aspril, 79
Robert N. “Bob” Aspril, 79, of Lancaster, PA passed away Sunday, September 4, 2016 with his family by his side. Born in New Providence, PA he was the husband of Jane M. (Kneisley) Aspril with whom he was married for 56 years and the son of the late Curtis B. and Laura (Bruce) Aspril.
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Thomas M. “Tanker” Atkinson, 46
Thomas M. “Tanker” Atkinson, 46, of Millersville, PA, passed away at Lancaster General Hospital on Saturday, September 24, 2016. He was the husband of Katherine E. Stehman Atkinson, with whom he celebrated 20 loving years of marriage this past May 18th. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of Jacqueline Rudy Atkinson of Lancaster and the late Dennis Atkinson, Sr.
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Joseph F. Baehr, 97
Joseph F. Baehr, 97, of Lancaster passed away peacefully with his loving children at his side on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at Hospice & Community Care in Mount Joy. He was the devoted husband of the late Lucy (Bonina) Baehr who passed away in 2009. Born in Philadelphia he was a son of the late Otto and Marion (Curley) Baehr.
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Betty Jane Baker, 74
Betty Jane Baker, 74, of Lancaster, PA, passed away unexpectedly on September 15, 2016 at Lancaster General Hospital. Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Paul & Mary Wilson. Betty was the loving wife of John Baker.
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Joseph M. Birmingham, 83
Joseph M. Birmingham, 83, died Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016 at Golden Living Center, in Lancaster. Joe was born in Lewistown on December 11, 1932 to the late Joseph G. and Emily (Miller) Birmingham. He was a longtime resident of Holtwood.
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Dr. Nicholas Charles “Charlie” Bolgiano, 92
Dr. Nicholas Charles “Charlie” Bolgiano of Lancaster, PA peacefully passed away on September 4, 2016 at St. Anne’s Nursing Home in Columbia, PA in his 93rd year. He was the son of the late J. Walton Bolgiano and Chloe C. Burke Bolgiano.
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Eugene James Brady, 57
Eugene James Brady, 57, of Lancaster, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Susquehanna Valley Nursing Home, Columbia. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late James Francis and Elizabeth M. (Resh) Brady.
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Theresa B. Brown, 86
Theresa B. Brown, 86, passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Frank, in 2013 and a son, Mark, in 1980.
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Kempton Barnes “Skip” Browning, 81
Kempton Barnes “Skip” Browning, 81 of Brethren Village, Lititz, PA, passed away, Monday, September 05, 2016, following a lengthy illness. Skip was the son of the late Dr. William J. and Rebecca (Barnes) Browning. He was the loving husband, of 52 years, to the late Elizabeth “Tibby” (Long) Browning who passed away in 2008.
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Stephen D. Buchanan, 49
Stephen D. Buchanan, 49, of Lancaster, passed away suddenly at home on Wednesday, September 14. He was the loving husband of Kimberly (Shields) Buchanan, to whom he was married for 28 years. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of Paul Buchanan of Lancaster and Susan (Knerr) McMullen of Columbia, PA.
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Howard E. Burkhart, 79
Howard E. Burkhart, 79, of Lancaster passed away Thursday, September 15, 2016 at his home. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Walter K. and Anna Belle (Hughes) Burkhart. He was the loving husband of Doris Burkhart with whom he shared 47 years of marriage.
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Audrey Caldwell, 78
Audrey Caldwell, 78, a retired associate professor who taught English for nearly 30 years at Alvernia University in Reading, died after a lengthy illness on Saturday, Sept. 10, at Keystone Villa at Ephrata, where she had been a resident since October 2014.
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Elsie I. (Bosley) Castellanos, 63
Elsie I. (Bosley) Castellanos, 63, of New Holland was called home on Tuesday, September 13, 2016. Born in Lancaster, Elsie was the daughter of the late George and Pearl (Stewart) Bosley.
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Miriam Crespo, 62
Miriam Crespo, 62, of Lancaster died September 2, 2016.
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Wallace Woods Cuff, Jr.
Wallace Woods Cuff, Jr., of Lancaster passed away Friday, September 2, 2016 at LGH. Born in Lewistown, PA he was the son of the late Wallace Woods Cuff, Sr., and the late Bessie (Stewart) Cuff. He was the loving husband of Margaret M. Guillard.
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Donald E. Eves, Jr., 70
Donald E. Eves, Jr., 70, of Brownstown passed away Tuesday, September 13, 2016. Born in Lancaster he was the son of the late Donald E. Eves, Sr. and the late Edith (Nissley) Eves. He was the companion of Doris Farber for 25 years.
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Mary Elizabeth “Betsy” Fitzpatrick, 71
Mary Elizabeth “Betsy” Fitzpatrick, 71, of Akron, Pennsylvania departed life on September 28, 2016 at Lancaster General Hospital after a long struggle with pulmonary and cardiac illnesses.
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Ernestine P. “Tina” Floyd, 75
Ernestine P. “Tina” Floyd, 75, of New Providence, passed away Tuesday, September 13, 2016, at Lancaster General Hospital, following a lengthy illness. Born in Brickerville, she was the daughter of the late Elwood L. and Ruth Pauline (Gerlach) Boehler. Ernestine was the loving and caring wife of James A. Floyd, Jr.
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Brenda L. Foultz, 53
Brenda L. Foultz, 53, of Batavia, OH, passed away Monday, September 19, 2016. Born in Lancaster, Brenda was the daughter of the late Ronald E. and June M. (Eckman) Coldren, Sr.. She was the devoted wife of Dennis M. Foultz, with whom she celebrated 32 years of marriage.
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Shirley L. (Miller) Friedman, 88
Shirley L. (Miller) Friedman, 88, of Mountville, passed away Monday, September 19, 2016 while surrounded by her loving family at Susquehanna Valley Nursing & Rehab Center, Columbia. Born in Brooklyn, NY, she was the wife of Herbert Friedman of Mountville, and the daughter of the late Meyer and Rose B. (Smilakoff) Miller.
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Elinor T. Fronczek, 82
Elinor T. Fronczek, 82, of Denver, PA, formerly of Philadelphia, PA passed away Thursday, September 15, 2016. Born and raised in Philadelphia, she was the loving wife of the late Casimir L. Fronczek.
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Nancy Jean Gingrich
Nancy Jean Gingrich, of Leola, went home to Heaven to begin a new adventure with her beloved husband, Dennis, on Monday, September 5, 2016. Dennis has been awaiting her arrival since August 16, 2005.
Nancy was a Lancaster County native, the daughter of the late Leo and Emma Sheaffer Angelina.
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Margaret “Peg” Herr, 82
Margaret “Peg” Herr, age 82 of Lititz passed away peacefully at Lancaster General Hospital on Monday afternoon, September 19, 2016 from a head injury from a fall. Her passing was as peaceful as her long life was beautiful.
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Frank X. Hoelldobler, 87
Frank X. Hoelldobler, 87, of Lititz, passed away on Friday, September 9, 2016 at LutherCare.
Born in Altoona, he was the son of the late Franz X. and Teresa Soldenwagner Hoelldobler. He was the husband of the late Ann M. Geiner Hoelldobler who passed away in 1999.
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Charles “Chad” Brian Johnson, 36
Charles B. Johnson, 36, of Lancaster died unexpectedly on Sunday, September 4, 2016. Chad was born on April 12, 1980 in Lancaster PA and was the son of Jerri Anne (Helsel) Johnson of Lancaster and James E. Johnson of Lititz.
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James S. “Jim” Kendig, 59
James S. “Jim” Kendig, 59, of Lancaster, died Sunday, September 18, 2016 in his residence.
Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Charles H. Kendig, Jr and Shirley A. (Minnich) Kendig.
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Thomas E. Kensey, 69
Thomas E. Kensey, 69, of Lancaster and formerly of Willow Grove, passed away after a lengthy illness on Thursday, September 1, 2016 at WellSpan York Hospital. He was born in Philadelphia to the late Martin and Alice (Boland) Kensey. Tom was the loving husband of Paulette (Karsch) Kensey for 45 years.
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Raymond Paul Kiefer, 35
Raymond Paul Kiefer, 35 of Bellefonte, PA, died September 28, 2016.
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Edward J. Lash, 66
Edward J. Lash, 66, of Ephrata passed away from long term illness on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at Hospice & Community Care in Mt. Joy, PA. He was the loving husband of Linda J. (Rettew) Lash to whom he was married for 45 years. Born in Lebanon, PA he was a son of the late John and Stella (Flory) Lash.
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Hazel Wenger Herr Lehman, 88
Hazel Lehman, 88, of Willow Valley Retirement Community, passed away on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at The Glen at Willow Valley. She was born in Logan County, OH on February 6, 1928, the daughter of the late William and Mary Elizabeth (Shantz) Wenger.
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Pensiero “Pete” A. Mastropietro, 95
Pensiero “Pete” A. Mastropietro, 95, of St. Anne’s Retirement Community, formerly of Lancaster, passed away on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at Lancaster Regional Medical Center. He was the husband of the late Armida (Scarpone) who passed away in June 2015. Born in Casalciprano, Molise, Italy, October 2, 1920, he was the son of the late Nunzio A. and Michelina (Yapoala) Mastropietro.
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Richard B. “Mac” McFarland, 83
Richard B. “Mac” McFarland, 83, husband of Jean L. (Rice) McFarland, died at their Woodcrest Villa cottage on Sunday, September 4, 2016.
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Jerome E. McGrann, 74
Jerome E. McGrann, 74, of Birdsboro, passed away at the Reading Hospital on Tuesday, September 20, 2016. He was born in Palmyra to the late Joseph M. and Dorothy A. Michaels McGrann, and was the loving husband of Marjorie A. Fisher McGrann.
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Steven Alan McManus, 25
Steven Alan McManus, 25, of Denver, entered into rest on September 28, 2016. He was the son of Robert & Heidi McManus of Denver and Tracy Sliger, Philadelphia.
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Paul Eugene Miller, 80
Paul Eugene Miller, 80, of Lititz, passed away Thursday, September 8, 2016 in his residence.
Born in Mattawana, Mifflin County, PA, he was the husband of the late Shirley Ann (Wagner) Miller, and the son of the late Raymond T. and Margaret E. (Emerick) Miller.
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Mary Elizabeth “Mary Beth” Mohnach, 44
Mary Beth left us peacefully on September 14th 2016 to take on a new assignment. She got an offer she could not refuse. She took a new assignment which takes her loving, joyous, fun spirit and rocking goodness to a place where she will socialize, dance, read, wear great clothes and shoes and rings and things, free of all restrictions.
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Jeremy Matthew Morrison, Jr.
Jeremy Matthew Morrison, Jr, 2 months, died Thursday, September 15, 2016 at Hershey Medical Center. Born in Hershey, he was the son of Jeremy Matthew Morrison, Sr and Betsy I. (Rosario) Morrison.
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Teresa A. “Terry” Myers, 81
Teresa A. “Terry” Myers, 81, of Lancaster passed away Thursday, September 29, 2016. She was the loving wife of John H. Myers to whom she was married for 62 years.
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Michael Nunziata, 80
Michael Nunziata, 80, of Lancaste, PA died Sept. 11, 2016.
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Arabel M. (Keim) Palkovic, 84
Arabel M. (Keim) Palkovic, 84, of Lititz, died peacefully September 7, 2016 at Luther Acres after a brief struggle with cancer. She was born September 22, 1931 in Cleona to the late Calvin and Mary (Deppen) Keim. She married the love of her life, Stephen J. Palkovic, in 1952 and then moved from Lebanon to Lititz to start a family.
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John D. Paul III, 64
John D. Paul III, 64, of Lancaster passed away on Saturday, September 24, 2016. Born in Lancaster, PA he was the son of Janet G. (Greenawalt) Paul of Ft. Pierce, FL and the late Dr. John D. Paul, Jr. He was the loving husband to Karen (Weaver) Paul, to whom he shared over 43 years of marriage.
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Loan Thi Pham, 86
Ms. Loan Thi Pham, 86, of Philadelphia, PA, passed away on September 13, 2016. She was the wife of the late Nguyen Ngoe Truyer.
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Raymond E. Pickering, 95
Raymond E. Pickering, 95, of Lancaster, died Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Hospice & Community Care, Mount Joy. He was born in Shamokin to the late David and Edna (Goninan) Pickering. He married Mary Noskoskie of Shamokin on May 15, 1942, and celebrated their 50th Anniversary in Lancaster in 1992. Mary died in June of 2000 after 58 years of marriage.
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Richard Eugene Raubenstine, 85
Richard Eugene Raubenstine, 85, of Lititz, died Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at York Hospital. Born in York, he was the son of the late Eugene David and Esther (Riddle) Raubenstine-Wolf.
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Saul “DJ Saul Fresh” Rivera Jr., 46
Saul “DJ Saul Fresh” Rivera Jr., 46, of Lancaster, passed away at Lancaster General Hospital, Friday, Sept. 23. Born in Lancaster, Saul was the son of Eugenia Rivera and step-son of Santiago Deroncele.
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Gertrude Robinson, 94
Gertrude Robinson, 94, of Lancaster, PA. died September 8, 2016
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James V. “Jim” Rohrer, Sr., 80
James V. “Jim” Rohrer, Sr., 80, of East Petersburg, PA passed away Thursday, September 22, 2016 at Lancaster General Hospital. He was the loving husband of Margaret A. “Peg” (Groff) Rohrer to whom he was married for 54 years. Born in Lancaster he was the son of the late Everett V. and Mary E. Rohrer.
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Joseph G. Rudy, 71
Joseph G. Rudy, 71, of Conestoga, PA, passed away on September 3, 2016 at Hospice & Community Care, Mount Joy after a brief illness. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Paul E. and Alicia (Flick) Rudy. Joe was the loving husband of Janet (Hilbert) Rudy and together they celebrated 44 years of marriage.
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George S. Scholes, 90
George S. Scholes, 90, of Lancaster died September 17, 2016 at his home. He was the husband of the late Jeanne A. Ashmead, with whom he shared 42 years of marriage. Born in Endeavor, Wisconsin, George was the son of the late Samuel E. and Edna Mae Scholes.
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David W. Schrott, Sr., 61
David W. Schrott, Sr., 61, of Quarryville passed away Saturday, September 3, 2016 surrounded by his loving children. Born in Johnstown, PA he was the son of the late Francis K. Schrott and the late Ann (Ramach) Schrott.
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Maria N. Sofillas, 68
Maria N. Sofillas, 68, of Lancaster, PA, formerly of Crete, Greece, passed away on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at Lancaster General Hospital. Born in Crete, Greece, she was the daughter of the late Nikolaos and Evagelia (Karabetsou) Hatzi.
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William C. Sofillas, 84
Vasilios C. Sofillas, a.k.a. William C. Sofillas, 84, died Friday, Sept. 16, 2016 at his Lancaster home. He was born in Karpathos, Greece to the late Constandinos and Maria (Prearis) Sofillas. Bill is survived by his loving wife Engjellushe “Lucy” (Kallashi) Sofillas, two sons, Dino Sofillas of Washington, DC and John Sofillas, husband of Garnet of Manheim and five grandchildren.
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Dana J. Spoo, 55
Dana J. Spoo, 55, of Landisville, passed away at her residence on Saturday, September 10, 2016. Born in Cammal, Lycoming County, PA, she was the daughter of the late Dane and Elizabeth “Betty” Coleman Ward.
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Anna Stefanow, 88
Anna Stefanow, 88, of Strasburg, passed away peacefully, Monday, September 19, 2016, at Mennonite Home. Born in Hazelton, PA, she was the daughter of the late John and Anna (Kuda) Mardyniak. Anna was the loving wife of 62 years to the late Felix J. Stefanow, who died in 2009.
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Jeffrey S. Steffy, 56
Jeffrey S. Steffy, 56, of Akron, passed away at home, of natural causes, Monday, September 5, 2016. Born in Ephrata, he was the son of Robert Steffy and the late Violet (Wanner) Steffy.
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Sharon Strohl, 74
Sharon Strohl, 74, of Lititz passed away Sunday, September 18, 2016 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born in Earl, NC she was the daughter of the late Harry and Vashti (Moore) Pigford. She was the loving wife of Kenneth W. Strohl with whom she celebrated over 54 years of marriage.
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Chieng W. Tang, 73
Mr. Chieng W. Tang, 73, of Lancaster, PA, passed away on September 5, 2016. He was the husband of Mui Huynh.
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Martha Anne “Marty” (Lyon) Thoner, 85
Martha Anne “Marty” (Lyon) Thoner, 85, was received in Heaven by her Redeemer Lord on Thursday, September 15, 2016 (2 Cor. 5:8) at Mennonite Home in Lancaster, PA. Born April 29, 1931 in Morristown, NJ, she was the daughter of the late William R. and Lelah (Waddelow) Lyon. She and her husband William (Bill) celebrated 64 years of marriage on June 25, 2016.
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Blair E. Treasure, 88
Blair E. Treasure, 88, formerly of Lancaster passed away on Saturday, September 3, 2016. Born in Bolivar PA, Blair was the son of the late Delbert M. and Rilla E. (Krouse) Treasure. He was the loving husband to Hilda L. (Antonacci) Treasure, to whom he had been married for 64 years.
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Jeffrey Keith Werner, 69
Jeffrey Keith Werner, 69, of Ephrata, died Thursday, September 22, 2016 at Maple Farm, Akron. Born in Reading, he was the husband of the late Lisa (Wolf) Werner, who died March 10, 2016. He was the son of Frances (Sweigart) Witwer of Honeybrook, and the late Kenneth Werner.
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Edith Westman, 84
Edith Westman, 84, of Lancaster, PA, passed away on September 20, 2016 at Oak Leaf Manor. Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Clayton & Mildred (Krantz) Shue. Edith was the wife of the late William Joseph Westman.
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Rick L. Wingenroth, 63
Rick L. Wingenroth, 63, passed away at his Manheim Township residence, surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, September 11, 2016. He was born in Lancaster to the late Theodore and Patsy (Rohrer) Wingenroth. Rick was the husband of Sharon (Dunlap) Wingenroth for 22 years.
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Franklyn E. “Frank” Wise, 92
Franklyn E. “Frank” Wise, 92, of Willow Street, passed away Monday, September 5, 2016 at his home. Born in Cameron, NY he was the son of the late George Carl Wise and the late Stella (Rarrick) Wise. He was the loving husband of Mary (Struk) with whom he shared over 64 wonderful years of marriage.
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Robert N. Wissler, 86
Robert N. Wissler, 86, of Millersville, entered into rest on Saturday morning, September 17, 2016. He was the husband of Elizabeth (Betty) Dunmore Wissler. He was born in Manor Twp., to the late Harold C. Wissler and Blanche (Hess) Wissler.
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