Obituaries

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James L. Anderson, 89
James L. Anderson, 89, of Willow Street, passed away at home, Tuesday, June 15, 2021. Born in Sesser, Illinois, he was the son of the late William L. and Velma J. (Hedgepeth) Anderson. Jim was the loving husband of Mary Jean (Martin) Anderson, with whom he celebrated 40 years of marriage.
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Jasminka Anic, 61
Jasminka Anic, 61, of Costa Mesa and Fountain Valley, CA, formerly of Lancaster, passed away Saturday, June 5, 2021. Born in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina she was the daughter of the late Seval and Izeta (Busuladzic) Arnautovic. She was the wife of the late Anto Anic who passed away in 2009.
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Nicholas I. Aniskevich, 76
Nicholas Aniskevich, 76, died Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at his home in Lancaster City. He had been ill for nine months.
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Jack W. Aument, 79
Jack W. Aument, 79, of Lancaster passed away Saturday, May 22, 2021 at Hospice & Community Care in Mount Joy. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Charles and Nina (Cox) Aument. He was the loving husband of Linda (DiCintio) Aument with whom he shared over 55 years of marriage.
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Gurdial Singh Bagri, 93
Gurdial Singh Bagri, 93, of Columbia and formerly of India, passed away on June 14, 2021 surrounded by his family. Born in Ibban, India, he was the son of the late Mahanga Singh Bagri and Punna Kaur. He shared over 75 years of marriage with Jit Kaur.
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William J. “Will” Ballard, 47
William J. “Will” Ballard, 47, of Lancaster, passed away at his residence after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of Sarah A. (Coffey) Ballard and the late William J. Holland.
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Roy E. Barley, Sr., 84
Roy E. Barley Sr., 84, of Lancaster, passed away at Lancaster General Hospital on Wednesday, May 26, 2021. He was born in Lancaster to the late Paul Neff and Ada Mae (Trissler) Barley. Roy enjoyed 59 years of marriage with his wife Elaine (Fiester) Barley.
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Jane L. Barr, 88
Jane L. Barr, 88, of St. Anne’s Retirement Community, passed away on May 31, 2021. Born September 9, 1932, in Cleveland, Ohio she was the daughter of the late B. Ray and Mary A (Keiper) Barr.
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Sharon Lee Behmer, 68
Sharon Lee Behmer, 68, of Conestoga, passed away on May 30, 2021 at Lancaster General Hospital. Born and raised in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Harold R. and Marian E. (Walters) Lehr and the loving wife of Daniel J. Behmer for 48 years.
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Richard K. Bortzfield, 91
Richard K. Bortzfield, 91, of Manheim, passed away Saturday, June 5, 2021. Born in Manor Twp, PA he was the son of the late Harry and Mary (Warfel) Bortzfield. He was the loving husband of Joan (Crawford) Bortzfield with whom he celebrated 65 years of marriage this past May.
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William F. Bradley, 96
William F. Bradley, 96, of Lancaster, joined his heavenly father on Thursday, May 20, 2021. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late William T. Bradley and Rebecca (Foreman) Bradley. He was the husband of Patricia M. (Heidig) Bradley for 70 unforgettable years.
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Suzanne J. Brenneman, 67
Suzanne J. Brenneman, 67, of Millersville, went home to be with her Lord on May 27, 2021 at home with her loving husband, son Karsten and his wife Andrea and Pastor Steve Cote by her side. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Ona Mae (Edwards) Bishop and the wife of Thomas Brenneman, with whom she shared 44 years of marriage.
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Bruce Lee Brumbaugh, 85
Bruce Lee Brumbaugh of Lititz, PA, beloved husband, father, brother and grandfather passed away peacefully surrounded by family on June 14, 2021 after a brief illness. He was 85 years old.
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Beverly C. Camaroto, 80
Beverly C. “Bev” Camaroto, 80 of Lancaster, PA, passed away in the comfort of her home on May 30, 2021. She was the daughter of the late Harry L. and Isabelle (McGargle) Jones, and the life partner to Carlos Diaz.
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Charles Clifford Carver Jr., 66
Charles “Chuck” Clifford Carver Jr., 66, of Lititz, formerly of Sayre, PA passed away suddenly on June 1, 2021. He was the devoted spouse of Michele (Spence) Carver since 1979, the loving father to Kevin Todd (Becca Rhoades), of Lancaster, and Jeffrey Aaron (Gayle Kauffman), of Mechanicsburg, and the best PopPop to Chase Charles and Jordan Jeffrey.
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Dr. Jack Cassidy, 80
Dr. Jack Cassidy passed away after a 13 year battle with cancer. He was born in Philadelphia on March 12, 1941. He was the son of the late Helen Powelson Cassidy and William J. Cassidy.
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William “Bill” E. Chillas, 79
William “Bill” E. Chillas, 79, of Lancaster, PA passed away at home on Saturday, June 5, 2021. Born in Chester County, PA, he was the son of the late Elsie E. (Popjoy) and Wayne W. Chillas.
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Gary R. Chohany, 84
Gary R. Chohany, 84, of Lancaster passed away Monday, June 7, 2021 at home surrounded by his loving family. Born in Syracuse, NY he was the son of the late Stephen D. and Hilda A. (Jones) Chohany. He was the loving husband of Myrtle E. (Bacon) Chohany with whom he shared over 63 years of marriage.
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Anne Haon Cook, 91
Anne Haon Cook, 91, passed from this life on May 24, 2021, at her home in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Born in 1929, to the late Harry J. and Frances (Jones) Haon, Anne spent her pre-school years in England where her father worked for the DuPont Company’s London office. She grew up in Wilmington, Delaware, attending Tower Hill School and Kent Place School in Summit, New Jersey. She graduated from Smith College in 1951.

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Joan C. Curry, 86
Joan C. Curry, 86 of Lancaster, PA, passed away peacefully on May 27, 2021. She was the daughter of the late Michael and Marie Muzio.
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Gale R. Davis, 78
Gale R. Davis, 78, of Lancaster, passed away on June 4, 2021. Born in Darby, PA, she was the daughter of the late Robert K. Sr., and Violet (Munson) Heilenman. She was the wife of George W. (Bill) Davis Jr. until his passing in 2008.
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Michael Graham Deckman, 73
Michael Graham Deckman, 73, formerly of Paradise, late of South Mountain Restoration Center near Gettysburg PA, passed away June 8 from pneumonia and Parkinson’s disease at Chambersburg Hospital.
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Deborah Denise DeLorme, 62
Deborah Denise DeLorme, 62, passed away at UPMC Harrisburg on Monday, June 14, 2021. She was born in Millville, NJ to Anita and Raymond Cossaboon. Denise celebrated 15 years of marriage with her husband David A. DeLorme last September 23rd.
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Barbara J. Denlinger, 70
Barbara J. Denlinger, 70, of Lititz, went to Heaven on Sunday May 23, 2021 at UPMC Lititz. Born January 19, 1951, Barbara was the daughter of the late Richard and Neva (Leonard) Lantz.
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Alma R. Detweiler, 95
Alma R. Detweiler, 95, of Lititz, passed away on Monday, June 7, 2021, at Legend of Lititz. Born in Butler, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Everett and Janet (Palmer) Ross. Alma was the loving wife of the late Rev. Herbert W. Detweiler who passed away in May, 2009.
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Edith L. Ditmer, 84
Edith L. Ditmer, 84 of Ephrata, PA, passed away on June 5, 2021 to be with her Lord. She was the daughter of the late Mordecai Spence and Esther (Eichel) Spence. She was the loving wife to Charles E. Ditmer, Jr. for over 64 years.
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Charles R. English, 78
Charles R. English, 78, of Lancaster passed away on May 24, 2021 at home with his wife and son by his side.
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George H. Ernst, III, 75
George H. Ernst, III, went to heaven on Wednesday, June 16, 2021. He passed away from natural causes at Lancaster General Hospital at the age of 75 years. He was a loving husband and father.
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Shirley A. (Jackson) Young Fisher, 90
Shirley “Grammy” A. (Jackson) Young Fisher, 90, passed away at Moravian Manor, Lititz, PA on Monday, May 31, 2021. She was the wife of the late Allen “Al” B. Fisher who passed away on June 5, 2017.
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Florence “Flossie” “Faye” Friedman, 96
Florence “Flossie” “Faye” Friedman, 96, of Lancaster, passed away at the Mennonite Home on June 8, 2021 (her daughter Andi's birthday) with her son Rich at her side after a 21-year struggle with Alzheimer’s Disease.
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Gary Pierce Funck, 73
Gary P. Funck passed peacefully at home at the age of 73 after a valiant battle with brain cancer on the 28th of May, 2021. Born in Mechanicsburg, PA Gary was the eldest son of the late Sterling and Luella (Pierce) Funck. He is survived by his loving wife, of almost 43 years, Jennifer (Rowley) and his four children.
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Philip Louis Gagliardi, 90
Philip Louis Gagliardi passed away on Saturday, June 5, 2021 after a long illness. He is survived by his beloved wife Filomena Ferreira Gagliardi, married nearly 62 years, his son and daughter-in-law Joseph and Karen, and granddaughters Jill and Rachel Gagliardi. Phil was born on September 2, 1930 in Hamden, Connecticut, to Maria DiMeo Gagliardi and Vincenzo Gagliardi and grew up in the New Haven area.
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Margaret Ann Gardner, 69
Margaret Ann Gardner, 69, of Lancaster, passed away at St. Anne’s Retirement Community on Thursday, May 27, 2021, after a 4-year battle with cancer. She was born in Lancaster to the late Joseph L. and Gertrude (Klos) Gardner.
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Barbara E Givler, 91
“Alive in Jesus”
This is the inscription of faith, hope, and love engraved in the stone that marks the burial site of our mom and dad. Sunday, June 6, 2021, those words of promise were realized to their fullest by Barbara E Givler just as they were for her husband, and our dad, in April 2008.
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Mary Jean Gray, 92
Mary Jean Jakubowski “Jake” Gray is a farm girl at heart. Born on July 13, 1928 in Dorr, Michigan, the first 10 years of her life were spent exploring the endless wonders of childhood on the family farm: Long, green meadows punctuated by mid western flowers; the rhythm of farm life and the shenanigans of farm animals; and adventures with her sisters Dorothy and Betty. Born to Charles Jakubowski and Pearl Blain Jakubowski, her younger siblings were Chuck and Sally.
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Barbara F. Groman, 73
Barbara F. Groman, 73, of Lancaster, PA passed away Friday, May 21, 2021 at Lancaster General Hospital. Born in Watertown, NY she was the daughter of the late Frank H. and Virginia E. (Fish) Tibbles. She was the loving wife of Charles F. Groman with whom she shared over 50 years of marriage.
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Tho Vinh Ha, 69
Tho Vinh Ha, 69, of Lancaster, passed away Saturday, May 22, 2021 at LGH. Tho was born in Da Nang, Vietnam.
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Leon J. Haefner Jr., 85
Leon J. Haefner Jr., 85, of Lancaster, affectionately known as "Sonny" passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, May 23, 2021.
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Christine Hagans, 73
Christine Hagans (Tina), 73, passed away at Hospice & Community Care on Saturday, June 12, 2021. She was born in Washington, D.C. to John William and Mary (Sheaffer) Hagans.
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Fay L. (Patton) Hall, 72
Fay L. Hall, 72, of Lancaster, PA passed away peacefully on Saturday May 29, 2021. Born April 9, 1949, Fay was the daughter of the late Richard and Helen (Pstrak) Patton.
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Richard A. Harvin, 70
Richard A. Harvin, 70, of Lancaster, passed away in an unfortunate accident on May 25, 2021, in Manning SC. Born in Manning, SC he was the son of the late William Nowlin and Lula Mae Harvin. He was the loving fiancé of Marva Vaughn.
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Miriam B. “Mim” Hershey, 87
Miriam “Mim” Hershey, 87, of Lititz, passed into the arms of Jesus on Monday, May 31, 2021 at Spring Creek Rehabilitation & Health Care in Harrisburg. Born in Conestoga, she was the daughter of the late Joseph C. Miller and Barbara (Kreider) Miller. Mim was the beloved wife of Donald W. Hershey and they celebrated 67 years of marriage last August.
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Eleanor Hibshman, 87
Eleanor Hibshman, 87, of Brethren Village, Lititz, passed away peacefully in her home on Sunday, May 23, 2021. Born in Brecknock Twp., Lancaster County, she was one of 11 children born to the late Joseph and Salome (Gehman) Musser. Eleanor was the loving wife of the late Donald L. Hibshman, and they celebrated 62 years of marriage at the time of his passing in 2015.
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Margaret R. Howard, 83
Margaret R. Howard aka Peggy, 83, of Lancaster, passed away on Thursday, May 20, 2021 at Luther Acres in Lititz. She was in the loving care of many fine nurses, including those of Masonic Villages Hospice, for which we are grateful. Born in Montclair, NJ and raised in Verona, NJ, Margaret was the daughter of Thomas and Winifred (Sharkey) Reilly, she was the wife of Gibbs R. Howard until his death in 2017. They had been married for 55 years.
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Ann E. (Erb) Huber, 90
Ann E. (Erb) Huber, 90, of Lititz, passed away at home on Thursday, June 3, 2021. Born in Marietta, PA she was the daughter of the late Margaret (Dunn) Dunn-Burr and Harry Erb.
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Harold K. Keller, 89
Harold K. Keller, 89, formerly of Mount Joy, died on 6 June 2021 at Brethren Village, Lititz, PA. He was survived by his wife of 68 years, Helen Keller, and eight children and their spouses: Peggy Crowl (Sam), Patsy Hoffer (Bob), Judy Beiler (Glen), Tim Keller (Brenda), Joette Peters (Dale), Amy Wells (Dave), Matthew Keller (Kristina), and Benjamin Keller. He is also survived by nineteen grandchildren and their eleven spouses, and twenty- eight great grandchildren. Harold was preceded in death by a son, Harold Keith Keller, his parents, Christian and Ethel Keller, his sister Alice Keller Stoner, and his brothers, Galen and Christian Keller.
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Josephine E. Cooper Kelly, 88
Josephine E. Cooper Kelly, 88, of Lancaster, PA passed away on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at St. Anne’s Retirement Community. Born in Cass, WV, she was the oldest daughter of Walter E. and Martha E. Tharp Cooper. She was the loving wife of the late John D. (Jack) Kelly for almost 65 years.
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Joseph M. Kielb, 77
Joseph Michael Kielb, 77, returned to the arms of God peacefully on May 25, 2021 after a brave battle with leukemia. Joe was born in Hartford, CT to the late Michael and Sophie (Zak) Kielb. He graduated from Pennsylvania Military College (Widener) in 1966 where he was a member of TKE fraternity. Joe was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the US Army Infantry and was stationed at Fort Benning, GA and Camp Casey, Korea at the DMZ. Joe had a successful career in accounting working for a number of local companies until his retirement.
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Van Tram Kieu, 46
Van Tram Kieu, 46, of Lancaster, passed away Thursday, May 20, 2021 at LGH. Born in Da Lat, Vietnam, she was the daughter of Tho Ha of Lancaster and Lien Kieu of Vietnam.
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Mary “Marna” Kirkham, 85
Mary “Marna” (Houser) Kirkham, 85, of Millersville PA passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 2nd 2021 after a short illness. She was born June 26, 1935 in Latrobe, PA, a daughter of the late Carolyn (Sweeney) Houser and Harry Houser, sister to the late Linda (Houser) McMahan, Pam (Houser) George, and Carol Houser, and mother to the late Christopher Kirkham.
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John A. Kresh “Jack”, 89
John A. Kresh “Jack”, son of the late Herman R. Kresh and Anna A. Kresh (Becker), died on May 22, 2021 at the Masonic Village in Elizabethtown, PA. He was born on October 2, 1931 in Allentown, PA, grew-up in Bethlehem, PA where he graduated from Liberty High School and was an active member of the Bethany Church of Christ. He went on to attend Penn State (Allentown extension) and earned a certificate in Structural Design in 1957. Jack had a great love of music and was a member of the historic Bach Choir of Bethlehem for several years while it was under the direction of Dr. Ifor Jones.
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John C. Lamb, 97
John C. Lamb, 97, of Lancaster, passed away peacefully in the comfort of his home at The Glen at Willow Valley. Born on September 23, 1923, in Philadelphia, John was the son of the late John and Bertha (Boheringer) Lamb. He shared matrimony with Lois (Kunkel) Lamb until her passing in January of 2005.
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Richard (Rick) E. Laukhuff, 61
Richard (Rick) E. Laukhuff, 61, of Lancaster, passed away peacefully on Saturday May 29, 2021 at Lancaster General Hospital. Born August 17, 1959 in Lancaster, Richard was the son of the late Harold and Nancy (Williams) Laukhuff.
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Gloria E. Lennington, 91
Gloria E. Lennington, 91, of Lancaster, PA passed away Friday June 11, 2021.

Born September 22, 1929, in Lyndhurst, NJ, Gloria was the daughter of the late Michael and Loretta (Napotano) Escolano. She recently celebrated 66 years of matrimony with her beloved husband, William Lennington, with whom she married on June 4, 1955.

A devout Catholic, Gloria and her husband were parishioners at St. Leo The Great Catholic Church for over 30 years where she was a part of the Women’s Auxiliary. Gloria proudly volunteered at St. Joseph’s Hospital.
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Michael Liddick, 75
Michael L. Liddick, 75, formerly of Ephrata and Lititz, passed away at Hamilton Arms Center on Friday, June 4, 2021. He had lived with progressive supranuclear palsy, a rare brain disorder, for more than three years. Born in Plattsmouth, Nebraska, Mike was the son of the late LaVerne C. and D. Helen (Johnson) Liddick. He was the husband of the late Emily (Maurer) Liddick with whom he celebrated 41 years of marriage prior to her passing in 2011.
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Howard Lisby, 72
Howard Lisby, 72, formerly of Lancaster, passed away on Thursday, June 10, 2021, at the Lehigh Valley Hospital in Pottsville. Howard was born, raised and lived in Philadelphia for many years before relocating to Lancaster with his late wife, Laura Willet (Murray) Lisby, who passed in June, 2017.
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Miriam Snavely Longenecker, 87
Miriam (Mim) Snavely Longenecker, age 87, died Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at Landis Homes, Lititz, PA, following a gradual decline in health over recent years. Miriam was born in Brickerville, PA, to the late Ben and Mabel Witmer Snavely. On August 16, 1952, at Hammer Creek Mennonite Church, she married Martin (Marty) Miller Longenecker who preceded her in death after 51 years of marriage in 2003.
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Dr. David M. Loss, 68
Dr. David M. Loss, 68, of Leola, passed away peacefully at his home on May 23 surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Lancaster, PA to the late Tobye and Ralph Loss. David graduated from McCaskey High School in 1970 before continuing his education at Elizabethtown College, graduating cum laude in 1974. David then graduated with honors, at the top of his class, from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1978.
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Joan E. Mallery, 98
Joan E. Mallery, 98, formerly of Clarks Summit, Pa. and Emporium, PA, went home to be with the Lord on May 31, 2021 at Brethren Village, Lancaster. She shared her life with her husband of 72 yrs., Robert G.Mallery, who pre-deceased her in 2020.
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Michael J. Manley, 77
Michael J. Manley, 77, of Lancaster, passed away on Tuesday, June 1, 2021. He is the husband of Marilyn Brill Manley, with whom he shared 54 magnificent years of living the Sacrament of Matrimony. Born in Scranton, he is the son of the late Aloysius and Margaret Dougherty Manley.
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James W. Marks, 88
James W. Marks, 88, of Brethren Village in Lititz, passed away on Friday, May 28, 2021. Born in Toledo, OH, he was the son of the late Elmer P. and Vela P. (Whitmore) Marks, and the stepson of the late Evelyn M.(Lackey) Marks.
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Edwin Howard Marstellar, 60
Edwin Howard Marstellar, 60, of Denver, PA, passed away on June 11, 2021. He was the son of Charlotte Humphrey Marstellar Yeager and the late Howard Edwin Marstellar, and also the late step-father Billy Charles Yeager. He was the loving husband of Lisa Ifft Marstellar for over 35 years. Ed and Lisa married on March 20, 1986, and rededicated their marriage on July 5, 1986.
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Willard Martin, 87
Willard Martin, 87, died peacefully, with his wife by his side, at Landis Homes Retirement Community on May 28, 2021. The cause of death was aspiration pneumonia due to complications of Lewy body dementia.
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Jerry R. Mays, Jr., 66
Jerry R. Mays, Jr., 66, of Lancaster, PA, passed away on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at his home. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of Mary Kast Mays of Millersville, and the late Jerry R. Mays, Sr. Jerry had shared 49 years of marriage with Carol E. Bisking Mays on May 20th.
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Mervyn B. Mitchell, 89
In Loving Memory of Mervyn “Jack” B. Mitchell, age 89 of Lititz, who passed way on April 21, 2021. Preceded in death by his loving wife, Maureen, in 2010 and survived by his children: Francine M. Roberts and Bill (Josephine) Mitchell and three grandchildren Catriona, Jacob, and Heather.
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Kimberly Jo Morris, 62
Kimberly Jo Morris, 62, passed away on May 27, 2021 after a life long struggle with epilepsy. Kim was born on February 4, 1959 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the beloved daughter of Wade Roscoe and Ruth Marie (Spinn) Morris. After spending many years in Bethel Park, Pennsylvania, she moved with her family to Augusta, Georgia, and then to Manheim in her later years to enjoy the Lancaster County weather.
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David W. Murphy, 60
David W. Murphy, 60, of Lititz, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family at UPMC Lititz, Monday, June 14, 2021. Born in Royal Oak, MI, he was the son of the late Wayne D. and Judith A. (Morris) Murphy.
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Doris Jean Neff, 91
Doris Jean Neff, 91, of Millersville, passed away on June 8, 2021 at Lancaster General Hospital. Born and raised in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late John F. and Mary (Keller) Fox and the wife of the late H. Frank Neff with whom she shared 62 years of marriage before his death in 2011.
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Reginald Alan “Reggie” Noble, 53
Reginald Alan “Reggie” Noble, long time resident of Lancaster, PA, died May 20, 2021 at the age of 53 after an unexpected cardiac event.
Reggie is survived by his wife and love of his life Andi “Babers” Noble; daughters Sydney and Sammie, whom Reggie lovingly called “Syd Lover” and “Snoopy”; his mother, Deanna Noble; father, Richard Noble (Tammy); and sisters Erin Bednarski (Matt), Erica Iwanowski (Ray), and Shawn Garcia (Denis).
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Harry R. Nunn, 48
Harry R. Nunn, 48, of Elizabethtown, PA, formerly of York & Lancaster, died June 13, 2021. Born in Lancaster, PA, he was the son of Harry R. Murray, husband of Carol and the late Margaret Nunn.
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Bernadine “Deanie” Pedersen, 97
Bernadine “Deanie” Pedersen, age 97, died on 1 June 2021 at 12:40 PM in Masonic Village, Elizabethtown, PA.
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Americo Pietropaolo, 96
Americo “Rick” Pietropaolo, 96, formerly of Ronks, passed away at Hollidaysburg Veteran’s Home on Monday, June 14, 2021. He was born and raised in Altoona, son of the late Donato and Gracia (Papantonio) Pietropaolo. He shared 73 years of marriage with Lois Jane (Lenning) Pietropaolo before her death in 2019.
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Christopher M. Pry, 48
Christopher M. Pry, 48, of Lancaster, passed away at Hospice & Community Care on Friday, June 4, 2021. Born in West Chester, he was the son of Brenda Dolph of Kinzers and Robert Pry, husband of Karen, of Palmyra, NJ.
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Rev. Jose Antonio “Tony” Rivera, 81
Rev. Jose Antonio “Tony” Rivera, 81, of Lancaster, was received into the arms of his Lord and Savior on May 25, 2021. Born in Patillas, Puerto Rico he was the son of Juan B. Rivera and Mercedes Ortiz. He shared a storybook romance with his best friend, confidant and devoted wife, Febes (Cruz) Rivera for over 53 years.
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Deloris Mae Robertson, 76
Dodie Robertson passed peacefully Friday May 28th after a decades long battle with Multiple Sclerosis.

Born in 1944, Dodie was raised in Lancaster, Wisconsin where she lived on a farm and attended a one room schoolhouse until eighth grade. After high school in Cassville, she attended the University of Wisconsin Platteville where she was often found with her sister and partner in crime (Dee). In addition to the legendary stories, at UW Platteville she earned a degree in history and journalism. Platteville is home to many memories and where she met the love of her life, her doting husband Jim. They spent 50 years together.
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Elizabeth “Eli” Rodriguez, 85
Elizabeth “Eli” Rodriguez, 85, of Lancaster, PA passed away in peace on Sunday, May 30, 2021 at Conestoga View. Born in Ponce, Puerto Rico, she was the daughter of the late Donato Rodriguez and Carmen Inez (Rosado) Rodriguez.
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Jose “Jochi” Rosario, 24
Jose A. Rosario, 24 of Lancaster, PA, passed away unexpectedly on June 13, 2021. He was the son of Manuel Rosario and Jenny Paredes, and the loving fiancé to Irma DeJesus.
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Henry G. Russell, 73
Henry G. Russell, age 73, died on May 29, 2021 at Lancashire Hall in Lancaster, PA. Born in Wantage Twp., Sussex County, NJ, Henry was the son of the late Henry Russell and Ruth Alice (Randall) Russell.
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Judith A. Secora, 67
Judith “Judy” Secora, 67 of Lancaster, PA passed away peacefully on May 28, 2021. She was the daughter of the late Henry H. Hess and Mary (Fulmer) Betz, and the loving wife to the late Joseph Secora, Jr. for over 37 years.
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James A. Shoff, Jr., 81
James A. Shoff, Jr. 81, of Millersville, PA passed away at Manor Care on Thursday, May 27, 2021. Born in Millersville, PA he was the son of the late Edna Goldie (Stauffer) and James A. Shoff, Sr. He was the loving husband to Theresa M. (Martin) Shoff. He will be missed by his beloved children: Diane M. Phillips (Jimmie) of Columbia; Jimmy Shoff (Kim) of Millersville, Dave Shoff (Penny) of Lancaster, Renee Schroll (Brandon) of Centerville and Joseph Grove (Jill) of Liberty, Missouri; his 6 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by 5 siblings.
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Margaret E. “Marge” Sing, 62
Margaret E. “Marge” Sing, 62, of East Petersburg, passed away on Friday, May 28, 2021 at Lancaster General Hospital following a short illness. She was the loving wife of Douglas Sing, and they would have celebrated their 24th wedding anniversary on June 21stst. Born October 13, 1958 in West Conshohocken, Marge was the daughter of Ann (Murphy) Leister of Lititz and the late Ronald Leister, Sr. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her brother, Ronald Leister, Jr.
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Helen K. Smith, 83
Helen K. Smith, 83, of Lititz, passed away peacefully with family by her side on Monday, June 14, 2021, after a month-long illness in the hospital. Born in England in January of 1938, she was the youngest daughter of Elsie Ina Louise Morris and John Edward Gooden. She had 3 older sisters, all of whom preceded her in death.
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John C. Stauffer, 77
John C. Stauffer, Jr., 77 of Manheim, passed away peacefully on May 20, 2021. He was the son of the late John C. Stauffer Sr. and Florence (Gerz) Stauffer. He was the loving husband to Marie F. (Ganse) Stauffer for over 50 years.

John was a graduate of Lancaster Catholic High School, Class of ’61 and continued his education at Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology where he earned his associates in architectural drafting. He worked as a banker for many years and at multiple locations throughout Lancaster County. Most recently, he was the office manager at the former downtown Lancaster location of Northwest Savings Bank
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Lawrence Edward “Ed” Sturm, 91
Lawrence Edward Sturm, "Ed", 91, of Manheim, died peacefully on Thursday, May 27th, 2021. Born in Akron, OH, to Russell and Ora Sturm, he is preceded in death by his siblings, Paul, Gene, Shirley Moseley, and Mary Lou Verheyen. He is survived by his bride of 65 years, Donna Sturm, his siblings, Freeda Roberts and Francis Sturm, a son, Jeff Sturm, two daughters, Tami Howse (Robert) and Traci Jones (Brian), and his grandchildren, Daniel Schmiedel (Theresa), Kelsey Austin (Daniel), and Alaina Gotwalt (John).
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Jimmy Tinsley, 72
Jimmy Tinsley, age 72, died Friday, May 21, at Lancaster General Hospital in Lancaster, Penn. Mr. Tinsley is survived by a wife, Lynda Katharine, two children, Laura Cox and William Van Wormer, sister Connie Tinsley Edwards, brother Beaver Tinsley. He also leaves behind two grandchildren, Victoria Fratz and Alan Van Wormer.
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Dennis Earl Warfel, 73
Dennis Earl Warfel, 73, of Lititz, passed away June 14, 2021 at Lancaster General Hospital. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Earl F. and Louis M. (Wade) Warfel. He was the devoted husband of Catherine (Hertz) Warfel.
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Jo-Ann E. Way, 70
Jo-Ann E. Way, 70, of Lancaster, passed away at home on Wednesday, June 16, 2021. Born in York, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Grace (Horton) Stokes. Jo-Ann was the loving wife of William E. Way with whom she celebrated 46 years of marriage.
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Robert M. Weidler, 76
Robert M. Weidler, 76, of Lititz, went into the arms of his Lord and Savior, on June 13, 2021. Born in Harrisburg, he was the son of the late Robert M. and Mabel Rose Weidler. In November 2020, he celebrated 47 beautiful years of marriage with Carol (Winebarger) Weidler.
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Judy Elizabeth Anne (Beigl) Weisen, 85
Judy Elizabeth Anne (Beigl) Weisen, 85, of Lititz, went home to be with Jesus on May 24, 2021. Born in Richmond, Surrey upon the Thames England, she was the daughter of the late Olive (Lawton) and Anthony Beigl.
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George Thomas Wilcox, 83
George Thomas Wilcox, 83, of Manheim Township, PA passed away June 6, 2021. He was diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia in early May of this year.
George was born November 2, 1937 in Brooklyn, NY to Allen and Caroline Wilcox.
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Frances Louise Young, 82
Frances Louise Young, age 82, passed away at Lancaster General Hospital on June 4, 2021.
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Georgette Soltis Young
Georgette Soltis Young, of Lancaster, passed away at home on Friday, June 11, 2021 following a lengthy battle with cancer. She was the daughter of the late George “Pete” and Veronica Osinkosky Soltis of North Catasauqua, PA and married to Thomas “Tom” Young of Lancaster.
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Geraldine Fay Ziegler, 92
Geraldine “Fay” Ziegler, 92, of Lancaster, passed away Monday, June 7, 2021. She was the daughter of the late Robert I. and Mary Ellen (Kline) Shaub and was the wife of the late Edwin A. Ziegler. Fay was also preceded in death by her siblings: Robert I. Shaub, Jr. and Aneta C. Burkholder.
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