Obituaries

The most recent obituaries are listed below in alphabetical order.

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Eugene Alfonso, 65
After an impetuous battle with cancer, Eugene Alfonso died on October 12, 2014 in Lancaster, PA at the age of 65. He leaves behind his wife of 44 years, Carmelina Alfonso.
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Izora W. Bowermaster, 97
Izora W. Bowermaster, 97, of Juniper Village Retirement Community, Mount Joy passed away Oct. 14, 2014 at HCR Manor Care in Elizabethtown, PA.
Born Sept. 10, 1917 in Phillipsburg, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Lillian Julia Whiskman Plastino and Earl D. Whiskman; her step-father was Anthony J. Plastino.
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Barbara A. (Bloom) Brown, 72
Barbara A. (Bloom) Brown left us on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 and is now in heaven with the angels. Barbara was 72 and born on February 19th 1942. Barbara fought a courageous battle with cancer and passed at her home in Lancaster. Barbara was the daughter of the late Violet V. (Shay) Bloom and the late Ed Bloom both from Lancaster.
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Florence “Cis” (Anderson) Conroy, 94
Florence “Cis” (Anderson) Conroy, 94, formerly of Lancaster, died peacefully Sunday, October 5, 2014 at Masonic Village in Elizabethtown.
Born June 12, 1920 in Manheim Township, she was the wife of James F. “Pat” Conroy, whom she married April 9, 1943 at First Baptist Church of Lancaster. She was the daughter of the late Harry G. and Sarah B. (Snyder) Anderson.
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Rita Curtin, 86
Rita Curtin, 86, of Lancaster, Pennsylvania died on Friday, October 17, 2014 at St. Anne’s Retirement Community.
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Cary Dorsi, 83
Cary Dorsi, 83, of Lancaster, formerly of Brentwood, NY, passed away peacefully on October 19, 2014 at the Mennonite Home.
Cary Dorsi
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Nancy R. (Riglin) Haycock
Nancy R. (Riglin) Haycock, passed away peacefully at Hospice & Community Care, Mt. Joy, on Sunday, October 19, 2014. Born in Bellefont, PA, Nancy was the daughter of the late Michael and Margaret (Forgach) Riglin.
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Jane W. Heesen, 89
Jane W. Heesen, 89, formerly of Leaf Park and Woodcrest Villa, Lancaster, passed away on Thursday, October 2, 2014, at the Mennonite Home in Lancaster. Born August 9, 1925 in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Genevieve (Cavanaugh) Wagner.
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Lois I. Heller, 89
Lois I. Heller, 89, of Lancaster, went to meet her Creator on Wednesday, October 8, 2014. She was the wife of Clarence S. Heller Jr, with whom she celebrated 67 years of marriage this past February 2nd. Born in Bird-In-Hand, she was the daughter of the late David and Ida Myers Batterman.
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Doris Mae Hauser Kochel, 94
October 8, 2014 was no ordinary day for the extended Adams and Kochel families. Our dear Mother and Grandma passed away peacefully at her home in Lititz, PA. Doris Mae Hauser Kochel was the only child born to Matthias and Zetta Hauser on May 21, 1920. She lived her entire 94 years in Lancaster County.
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Mary K. Kopp, 90
Mary K. Kopp, 90, of Lancaster, passed away Wednesday, October 15, 2014, at Conestoga View. Born in Manor Township, she was the daughter of the late Christian K. and Irene Mae (Derfler) Kopp.
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Rita Lazos, 81
Rita Lazos, 81, of Lancaster, PA, passed away on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at Pleasant View Retirement Community. She was the wife of the late Constantine Lazos, who passed away in January 1994. Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late Victor and Yolanda (Zuccaro) Tomei.
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Evelyn G. Lear, 86
Evelyn G. Lear, 86, of Lancaster, PA, died peacefully at home on Saturday, October 18, 2014. She was the spouse of Charles R. Lear. Born on April 27, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Nazareth Mariani and Maria DeAngelis Mariani.
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Alexander D. Lumsden, 89
Alexander D. Lumsden, 89, of Lancaster,PA and Naples, FL died peacefully in his sleep on Saturday, October 4, 2014 at his Naples home. Born in Lorain, Ohio on January 2, 1925 he was the son of the late Annie (Jackson) and James Lumsden. He is survived by his loving wife Mary Jane (Clark) Lumsden 66 years.
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Curtis A. Musser, 45
Curtis A. Musser, 45 of Lancaster lost a courageous battle with cancer on Tuesday, October 7, 2014. He was surrounded by his loving family and friends. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of Dale Musser and Susan Farrar Ober. He was the husband of Stacy (Lechner) Musser with whom he shared over 23 years of marriage.
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Margaret A. Myers, 89
Margaret A. Myers, 89, of Coatesville, PA, passed away on October 8, 2014 at the Good Samaritan Hospital. Born in East Earl, PA, she was the daughter of the late Jack Stewart and Sara Millsock. Margaret was the wife of the late Fred Myers.
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William Charles “Bill” Otto, 88
William Charles “Bill” Otto, 88, of Stevens, husband of Adah (Pancoast) Otto, died Tuesday, October 14, 2014 in his residence
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Raymond J. Schuelkens, 89
Raymond J. Schuelkens, 89, of Lancaster passed away Saturday, October 18, 2014 at LGH. Born in Covington, KY he was the son of the late Raymond J. and Loretta (Kautz) Schuelkens. He was married to Margaret R. (Kitch) Schuelkens for over 69 years.
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Phyllis M. Shope, 84
Phyllis M. Shope, 84, of Lancaster, PA. passed away on Thursday, October 2, 2014 at Hospice and Community Care in Mt. Joy.
She was the wife of the late LeRoy A. Shope who passed away in 1986. Born in York, she was the daughter of the late Wilbert C. Nagle and Thressa F. Althouff Benner.
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Charlotte J. Sullenberger, 66
Charlotte J. Sullenberger, 66, of Lancaster, died unexpectedly Sunday, October 12, 2014 in the emergency room of Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center in Lititz. Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Elizabeth Sullenberger. She is survived by a daughter, Melissa “Missy” Bell of Lancaster and a son, Greg Colon of Wisconsin.
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Frank J. Suraci, 88
Frank J. Suraci, 88, of Lancaster, died Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at Manor Care. Born in Reggio Calabria, Italy on November 3, 1925, he was the husband of the late Philomena “Mamie” (DeLaurentis) Suraci, who died in 1973. He was the son of the late Guiseppe F. and Francesca (Lucisano) Suraci.
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Patricia A. Tearney, 85
Patricia A. Tearney, 85, of Brethren Village, died peacefully Wednesday afternoon at Hospice & Community Care. Patricia was born in Lancaster, PA, and was the daughter of the late Frank and Florence (Bitner) Rieker. Patricia’s husband of 64 years John R. Tearney preceded her in death on August 2, 2014.
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Doris Jean Sumrall Thomas, 80
Doris Jean Sumrall Thomas, born in March of 1934, went to be with the Lord and her family on October 9, 2014. She was a loving mother, aunt, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Born in Petal, MS, to the late Floyd and Katie (Elliot) Sumrall, she moved to Lancaster, where she grew up, and graduated from McCaskey High School.
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Theresa A. “Terri” Vocatura, 61
Theresa A. “Terri” Vocatura, 61, died with her loving husband James by her side at their Lancaster, PA, home on Friday, October 3, 2014. Born in Brooklyn, NY, she was the daughter of the late Alfonso and Hildeguard Franz Faiello. Terri and Jim were married for 27 years.
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John P. Zangari, 90
John P. Zangari, 90, of Lancaster, died peacefully on Sunday, October 19, 2014, while surrounded by his family. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Domenico and Mary (Cassido) Zangari. He was the husband of Eileen (Green) Zangari, with whom he celebrated his 65th wedding anniversary in September.
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