Obituaries

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Dorothy E. Andes, 86
Dorothy E. Andes, 86, of Pleasant View Communities, passed away Friday, September 3, 2021. Born in North Washington, Butler County, PA, she was the daughter of the late J. Dean and Mary J. (Maharg) Marsh. She was the wife of the late Lester R. Andes who died in 2000.
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Sue Ann Austin, 54
Sue Ann Austin, 54, of Manor Twp., passed away peacefully in her home on Monday, September 13, 2021, following a very courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Born in Wilkes Barre, PA, she was the daughter of the late Emil and Rose (Zanowicz) Guziejka. Sue Ann was the beloved wife of Douglas R. Austin, and together they celebrated 15 years of marriage.
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Barbara N. Benneian, 57
Barbara Nartouhi Benneian, 57, of Los Angeles, California, passed away and went to be with the Lord on September 6, 2021
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Gilbert Wayne Bonsell, 84
Gilbert Wayne Bonsell, age 84, of Lancaster, passed into the loving arms of his Saviour September 14, 2021. He is survived by his devoted wife of 62 years, Donna F (Focht) Bonsell, a daughter Cheryl Hefft of Carlisle, PA, a son Joshua of NYC, three grandsons, Zachary Bullock of Lafayette Hill, PA, Gavin and Ethan Bonsell of NYC, a great granddaughter, Morgan Bullock of Lafayette Hill, a sister, Norma Swartz of Tyrone, and several nieces and a nephew. He was predeceased by grandson, Jordan Bullock. Son of the late Rhella (McFarland) Bonsell and Gilbert R Bonsell, Wayne was born February 11, 1937 in Tyrone, PA.
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Glena Joy Boston, 72
Glena Joy Boston, 72, of Lancaster, PA, formerly of Battle Creek, Michigan, passed away Saturday, September 18, 2021, at Lancaster General Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Glen and Myrtle Ione (Wilemon) Knowles. Glena was preceded in death by her husband, Alan M. Boston, in 1988 and her mother-in-law, Eleanor Boston, earlier this year.
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Marcia L. (Herr) Brackbill, 66
Marcia L. (Herr) Brackbill, 66, of Lancaster, passed away at home on Sunday, September 12, 2021 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Lancaster, PA, she was the daughter of the late Ruth (Plank) and Luther R. Herr. She was the loving wife to Robert "Bob" H. Brackbill, with whom she celebrated 48 years of marriage.
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Tina Marie Anna Brown, 56
Tina Marie Anna Brown, 56, of Lancaster, passed away on Monday, September 13, 2021, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of Bernice Brown and fiancé of ES Hardy.
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Elizabeth “Betty” Frances Storm Butz, 88
Elizabeth “Betty” Frances Storm Butz passed away peacefully in her home on Wednesday, September 1, 2021. Born October 5, 1932 in Lancaster, Betty was the daughter of the late William Luther and Elizabeth Funke Storm. She was the loving wife of Jean Allen Butz, with whom she shared 59 years of marriage until his passing in 2014.
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John Heller Charles, 87
John Heller Charles, 87, formerly of Millersville, passed peacefully on Monday August 30, 2021 at Calvary Homes, Lancaster. He was a son of Abram B. and Anna H. Charles, born September 5, 1933. He was the husband of E. Blanche Mummau Charles and they were married for 62 years.
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Doris M. Coxey, 98
Doris M. Coxey, 98, of Lancaster passed away on Saturday, September 18, 2021at Newport Meadows Nursing Center. Born in Shamokin, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Regina Cavanaugh Burgess and the wife of Robert E. Coxey Jr. who passed away in 1984 She was preceded in death by four brothers, Edward, Lester, Frank, and Harold and also by longtime companion, Gerald R. Bowman.
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Susan Frances Kessler Danforth, 90
Susan Frances Kessler Danforth, 90, of Willow Valley Communities, Lancaster, and formerly of Strasburg Township, passed away on Monday, September 13, 2021, at Lancaster General Hospital. Born in Lancaster, PA, she was the daughter of the late Charlotte W. Shaw and State Senator Edward J. Kessler. She was the wife of Theodore S. Danforth, who passed away May 1989.
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Margaret A. “Peggy” Dever, 72
Margaret A. “Peggy” Dever, 72, of Kinzers, formerly of Philadelphia passed away Sunday, September 5, 2021, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born In Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Ann Marie (Kenney) Jones. She was the wife of Thomas P. Dever, Sr. with whom she shared over 52 years of marriage.
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Genine R. Donato, 58
Genine R. Donato, 58 of East Petersburg, went home to be with her Lord and Saviour on Sunday September 5th 2021 after a brief illness.
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Teresa M. Dowd, 56
Teresa M. Dowd, 56, of Lancaster, PA, passed away on Monday, September 6, 2021 at her residence.
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Wendy M. Ecenrode, 59
Wendy M. Ecenrode, 59, of Columbia, passed away unexpectedly at her residence on Saturday, September 18, 2021. Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of Barbara (Plaster) Ecenrode and the late Roger Ecenrode.
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Mary M. Ehemann, 101
Mary M. Ehemann, 101, passed away on Friday, September 3, 2021 at United Zion Home in Lititz. Born on August 17, 1920 in Perth Amboy, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Arthur L. and Sarah (McCoy) Jennings. Her husband of 51 years, George Ehemann Sr., preceded her in death in 1991. She often spoke of her large extended family of aunts, uncles and cousins, and especially her older brothers Arthur and Louis Jennings both of whom she admired.
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Gus Edward Forte, 54
Gus Edward Forte, 54 of Lancaster, passed away unexpectedly on September 3, 2021. He was the son of Cosimo Forte and the late Merla (Ambrose) Forte, and the beloved husband to Tammy (Ressler) Forte for almost 29 years.
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Kerry S. Foudin, 35
Kerry S. Foudin, 35, of Lancaster, passed away September 6, 2021, after a brave and courageous battle with acute leukemia. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of Dawn Fisher and Robert Foudin.
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Gloria Ann Free, 87
Gloria Ann Free, 87, a resident at Pleasant View Communities, passed away in the early hours on Wednesday, September 22, 2021. Gloria was married to Jerome, Jerry, Free for 64 years. Jerry passed away in September 2019. Gloria was the daughter of the late Lorenzo and Filomena Brignola. She lived her whole life in Lancaster, PA.
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Howard E. “Howie” Fyock, 79
Howard E. “Howie” Fyock, 79, of Lititz, passed away on Saturday, September 11, 2021, at Lancaster General Hospital. Howie was born in Johnstown, PA, March 6, 1942. He was one of 14 children born to the late Merle E. and Elizabeth (Held) Fyock. Howie was the beloved husband of Patricia Lance Fyock, and they celebrated 53 years of marriage this past July.
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Mary Elizabeth Galinat, 89
Mary Galinat, 89, passed away peacefully on September 12, 2021, due to the effects of a large pulmonary embolism. Up until her death, she stubbornly lived independently and maintained a mental acuity that was enviable. She lived as she wanted and brought joy to all she met.
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Garrett Henry Gartner, 22
Garrett Henry Gartner, 22, of Lititz, passed away Monday August 30, 2021 at Hershey Medical Center after a brief illness.
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Clair E. “Gene” Gehman, 67
Clair E. “Gene” Gehman, 67, of Lancaster, passed away unexpectedly at Lancaster General Hospital, on Monday, August 30, 2021. Born in Fort Knox, KY, he was the son of Clair R. and Carol J. (Ranck) Gehman. Gene was the loving husband of Carol L. (Law) Gehman with whom he celebrated 48 years of marriage.
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William “Bill” E. Geist, 83
William “Bill” E. Geist, 83, of Lancaster, passed away on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at home surrounded by his loving family. Born in Lancaster, PA he was the son of the late Anna (Wolfersberger) and William Geist. He was the loving husband to Barbara Wickline for almost 28 years.
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Eric J. Gerlitzki, Jr., 29
Eric J. Gerlitzki, Jr., 29, of York, formerly of Manheim, passed away at home on September 8th, 2021. He was the son of Eric J. Gerlitzki, Sr., of Manheim, and Deneen L. Boyd, of Mountville.
Eric worked as a Team Lead at the Harley Davidson Plant. He loved being a father, working on his truck, spending time with friends and family, fishing, and hands on challenging projects that piqued his interest followed by hidden love of research as well as learning new skills. He will be remembered for his charismatic nature, goofy and witty humor, ability to master all hobbies, and intrigue that not only riveted him but demonstrated his profound intelligence. Eric was a good and loyal friend who was always there when you needed it the most.
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Albert W. Gillis Jr., 79
Albert W. Gillis Jr. passed away on Thursday, September 16, 2021 at Lancaster General Hospital, Lancaster at the age of 79. Albert was the son of the late Albert W. Gillis Sr. and the late Mary (Blinkovitch) Gillis. Albert was the husband of Gladys (Hoover) Gillis.
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Wilmer Z. “Wil” Good, 81
Wilmer Z. “Wil” Good, 81, of Lititz, formerly of Riverdale, MD. passed away from cancer on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at Landis Homes. Born on October 21, 1939 in Terre Hill, PA, he was the son of the late Lester B. and Mabel (Ziemer) Good. He was the loving husband of Barbara A. (Martin) Good with whom he shared over 60 years of marriage.
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Charles Franklin Gray, 92
Charles Franklin Gray (“Chuck”) the 3rd was born January 11, 1929 in Palmerton, PA. He was the son of Charles Franklin Gray Jr., a well-loved, generous entrepreneur with mixed ancestry and deep roots in Eastern Pennsylvania, and Florence Bobst, whose ancestors emigrated from Germany in the 1700’s and eventually settled Lansford, Pa. He joined a 20-year-older brother, Harold, on the cusp of the Great Depression. Descendant of farmers, miners and entrepreneurs in the economic turbulence of the depression, Chuck spent his early years moving around frequently. He inherited his father’s ingenuity; from raising Irish setters to managing a hotel to selling ice, his Father Charles was adept at changing his work to meet the needs of the times. Equally adaptable and adventurous, young Chuck enjoyed a childhood of exploring the wilderness of Pennsylvania, picking huckleberries, spotting rattlers and once, perhaps, a panther. Despite many family and life challenges, he was a natural alchemist, and could always “turn lead into gold.”
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Robert E. Grebinger, 85
Robert E. Grebinger, 85 of Lancaster died peacefully on Friday, August 27 at Lancaster General Hospital. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of Florence Swisher Grebinger and Frank Morton Grebinger. Bob was the loving husband to Linda Mae Carson Grebinger. They observed their 59th anniversary on December 9, 2020.
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Debora Denise Gribble, 52
Debora “Deby” Denise Gribble, 52, of East Lampeter Township, passed away at Lancaster General Hospital on Monday, September 13, 2021. She was born in Lancaster to Gary and Dawn (Benedict) Schwalm of Lincoln, MT. She was the wife of David Gribble for 24 years.
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Robert W. “Bob” Groff, 78
Robert W. “Bob” Groff, 78, of Manheim, passed away September 17, 2021, at Lancaster General Hospital. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Witmer W. and Amy E. (Metzler) Groff and the loving husband of Jacqueline F. (Kirchoff) Groff until her passing last year. In 1961 he graduated from Hempfield High School. He was a supervisor at RCA and retired from Burle Industries.
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Dorothy E. Harnish, 90
Dorothy E. Harnish, 90, of New Providence, went into the arms of the Lord, September 6, 2021 at Brethren Village. Born and raised in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Catherine (Russell) Steinman and the devoted wife of Paul H. Harnish until his passing in 1979.
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Walter “Walt” J. Heidecker, 87
Walter “Walt” J. Heidecker, 87, of Willow Street, passed away on Friday, September 17, 2021. He was the husband of Ruth A. (Buterbaugh) Heidecker, with whom he shared 67 years of marriage. Born in Baltimore, MD, he was the son of the late Henry and Pearl (Melzer) Heidecker.
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William H. “Bill” Helms, 79
William H. “Bill” Helms, 79, of Lancaster passed away Saturday, September 18, 2021 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Born in West Chester, PA he was the son of the late Henry Garver and Anna G. Helms. He was the loving husband of Hazel M. (Bemis) Helms with whom he shared over 61 years of marriage.
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Glenn E. Henderson, 77
Glenn E. Henderson, 77, of Lancaster, passed away at Lancaster General Hospital, Thursday, September 2, 2021. Born in Mahoning Twp., Montour County, PA, he was the son of the late John T. and Agnes A. (Kaseman) Henderson.
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Rahsaan Henderson, 33
Rahsaan “Porky” Henderson, 33 of Lancaster, PA, passed away peacefully and with family by his side on September 1, 2021. He was the son of Socorro Henderson, the late Eric Wesley Brown, and his late step-father Stephen Morales.
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Derrik M. Hess, 30
Derrik M. Hess, 30, of San Diego, formerly of West Chester & Bethlehem, PA died suddenly on September 9, 2021 in Tijuan, Mexico.
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Kathleen A. Hess, 77
Kathleen A. Hess, 77, of Lancaster, passed away at home, Sunday, August 29, 2021. Born in Patterson, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Mae (Ripkema) Scully. Kathleen was the loving wife of Paul R. Hess with whom she celebrated 38 years of marriage.
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Suzanne L. Holliday, 72
Suzanne L. Holliday, 72, of Lititz, passed away on Sunday, August 29, 2021, while being treated at UPMC Pinnacle in Lititz following a long and varied set of health issues. Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late James and Elizabeth (Orendorff) Bowman. Suzanne was the beloved wife of Edward “Jeff” Holliday, and they were both looking forward to their 52nd wedding anniversary coming up in mid-September.
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Harry L. Kahler, 78
Harry L. Kahler, 78, of Lancaster passed away Thursday, September 9, 2021. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Harry M. and Jane C. (Ulmer) Kahler. He was the loving husband of Gloria (Gerhart) Kahler with whom he shared over 54 years of marriage.
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Helen J. Kline
Helen June (Rudy) Kline, 93, passed away peacefully on September 8, 2021 at Luther Acres Retirement Community in Lititz. Born and raised in Lititz, she was the only child of Clayton B. and Sadie G. (Wolf) Rudy and the loving and devoted wife of E. Bernard “Barney” Kline until his passing in 2012.
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Gary B. Kogon, 67
Gary B. Kogon, 67, passed away peacefully due to glioblastoma multiforme on Saturday, September 4, 2021, at home surrounded by loving family. He was born in Brooklyn, NY, and grew up in Wilmington, DE, and was the son of the late Dr. Irving and Rita Kogon.
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William H. Kunkle, Jr., 97
William H. Kunkle, Jr, age 97 of Lancaster, died September 9, 2021 at home. Born on October 4, 1923, In Refton, PA. He was the son of the late William H. Kunkle, Sr & Clara Bell (Lefever) Kunkle. He was married to his lovely wife, the late Helen Snader Kunkle for over 70 years.
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William J. “Bill” Latsha, 70
William J. “Bill” Latsha, 70, passed away at home on Wednesday, September 8, 2021, with his devoted wife by his side. He fought a courageous battle with glioblastoma, for the past year. Born January 15, 1951, in Shamokin, Bill was the son of the late William E. and Hazel (Metz) Latsha. In August he celebrated his 49th wedding anniversary with Jeanette M. (Dosch) Latsha.
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William E. “Billy” Lengel, 70
William E. “Billy” Lengel, 70 of Lancaster, passed away at home on September 23, 2021. He was the son of the late William C. and Patricia A. (Essick) Lengel.
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Jennifer A. Lenox, 37
Jennifer A. Lenox, 37, of New Providence, passed away very unexpectedly at home on Friday, September 3, 2021. Born in Lancaster, she was the beloved daughter of William P. and Diane L. (Webb) Lenox with whom she resided.
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Nathan Levitan, Jr., 85
Nathan Levitan, Jr., 85, (known as ‘Tommy’ by close family) of Lancaster, passed away on Saturday, September 18, 2021. He was the husband of the late Mary L. Darlington Levitan and the late T. Shirley Kauffman Levitan. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Nathan Sr. and Anna M. Smith Levitan.
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Jackie S. “Jack” Lewis, 62
Jackie S. “Jack” Lewis, 62, of Manheim, formerly of Lancaster, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, September 13, 2021 at his home. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Burton and Ruby (Henderson) Lewis. He was the loving husband of Linda (Johnson) Lewis with whom he shared over 38 years of marriage.
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John F. Lochonic, Jr., 94
John F. Lochonic, Jr., 94, of Lancaster, passed away at Hospice & Community Care, Mt. Joy, Friday, September 17, 2021. Born in Camden, NJ, he was the son of the late John F. and Stella (Gruszczynski) Lochonic, Sr. John was the loving husband of 68 years, to the late Ella M. (Hevner) Lochonic who died in 2019.
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Helen A. Martin, 95
Helen A. Martin, 95, of St. Anne’s Retirement Community and formerly of High Street, Lancaster, passed away at Lancaster General Hospital on Monday, September 20, 2021. She was married to the late Richard H. Martin for 43 years before his death in 1995.
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Altagracia Martinez, 96
Altagracia Martinez, 96, of Ephrata, formerly Lancaster, passed away Thursday, September 9, 2021. Born on April 20, 1926 in Ponce, Puerto Rico, she was the daughter of the late Gabino Martinez and Eloiza Rosa.
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Alma G. McMahon, 88
Alma G. McMahon, 88, of East Millinocket, ME, recently of Lititz, PA, passed away Monday, September 6, 2021 at Brethren Village, Lititz, PA. Alma was born in Å i Lofoten, Norway. Her parents were the late Hilmar and Gjertine (Jensen) Thuv.
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Marvin L. McMullen, 75
Marvin L. McMullen, 75, of Lititz, passed away at his residence surrounded by his family. Born in Huntingdon County, he was the son of the late Jimmison W. and Marget L. (Zitch) McMullen. He was the devoted husband to Carla McMullen for more than 37 years.
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Clint M. Miller, 65
Clint M. Miller, 65, of Lancaster, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday September 2, 2021 at his home.
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Doris Anne Miller, 78
Doris Anne Miller, 78, passed away at her Lancaster home on Monday, September 13, 2021. She was born in Lancaster to the late James F. and Dorothy A. (Herzog) McCloskey. Doris’s husband Harold Henry Miller died in 2011.
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Marie E. Minnick, 96
Marie E. Minnick, 96, of Lancaster, formerly of Philadelphia, passed away Sunday, August 29, 2021, at Lancashire Hall, Lancaster. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Thomas J. and Mary J. Minnick.
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Shirley Y. Monaghan, 97
Shirley Y. Monaghan, 97, passed away on September 7, 2021.
Born in Lancaster on December 28, 1923, she was the wife of the late William E. Monaghan.
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Miriam Kathryn (Folk) Morgan, 88
Miriam Kathryn (Folk) Morgan, 88, of Lancaster, PA died peacefully on Saturday, August 28, 2021.
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Ronald Steven Naudus, 73
Ronald Steven Naudus, 73, of Warwick Twp., “bought the farm” on Friday, September 17, 2021 after a lengthy and courageous battle with multiple myeloma cancer. Born in Somerville NJ, he was the son of the late George Naudus and Doris Worman Naudus.
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Henry B. Navaroli, 92
Henry B. Navaroli, 92, of Lancaster, passed away peacefully at home, Saturday, September 11, 2021. Born in McKeesport, PA, he was the son of the late Antonio and Angelina (D’Nardo) Navaroli. He was the husband of 55 years to the late Margaret L. Navaroli, who died in 2003 and companion of Donna M. Marion, who died in 2017.
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Janice Neill, 64
Janice Neill, 64, of Lititz, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, August 29, 2021.
She was the wife of David R. Neill, Sr., with whom she shared 25 years of marriage this past May 18th.
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Jacomyntje “Conny” Nichols, 81
Surrounded by her family, Jacomyntje “Conny” Nichols, age 81, passed into eternity future on Friday, September 3, 2021 at The Hospice and Community Care Center in Mount Joy, PA.
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Andres Nieves, 81
Andres Nieves, 81, most recently of Lancaster, formerly Carteret, NJ and Puerto Rico passed away at home on Wednesday, September 15, 2021. Born in Utuado, Puerto Rico he was the son of the late Paula (Reyes) and Domingo Nieves. He was the loving husband to Nereida (Vargas) Nieves for over 26 years.
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Theresa Irene Nigro, 90
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Harry F. Parker, 74
Harry Francis Parker, 74 of Lititz, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 31, 2021. He was born in Philadelphia, PA, the third of five children to Harry (Sr.) and Dorothy (Shaffer) Parker. Harry graduated from West Catholic High School and went on to serve his country in the United States Army, earn both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Temple University, and pursue doctoral studies in American History. Harry spent 26 years with the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission and retired as the Chief of Archives & Manuscripts for the state.
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John Frederick Phiel, Jr., 82
When I come to the end of the road
And the sun has set for me,
I want no rites in a gloom filled room
Why cry for a soul set free.
By Christina Rosetti

On September 15, 2021, John Frederick Phiel, Jr., 82, of Willow Street, shed his earthly mantle and the ravages of Alzheimer’s disease as his soul left the physical world. Jack, as he was known to family and friends, was the son of the late John Frederick Phiel, Sr. and Eleanor Shannaman Phiel. He grew up near West Chester, PA, where he started his education in a two-room school and progressed to a MA in Electrical Engineering from Drexel University in Philadelphia.
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Evelyn M. Reese, 90
Evelyn “Evie”M. Reese, 90, of Lancaster, PA, passed away on Thursday, August 26, 2021.
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Eugenia Rodriguez Diaz Rivera, 74
Eugenia Rodriguez Diaz Rivera, 74. of Lancaster, PA, died on Saturday, September 4, 2021. She was the wife of the late Saul Rivera Otero. Born in Patillas, Puerto Rico, she was the daughter of the late Alberto Rodriguez Rivera and Dorotea Diaz Delgado.
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Ismael Rivera, 91
Ismael Rivera, 91 of Lancaster, passed away at Lancashire Hall on September 14, 2021. He was the son of the late Tomás Castro and Carmela (Rivera) De Castro.
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Rolando Rivera, 23
Rolando Nazir “Peanut” Rivera, 23, of Lancaster, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, August 27, 2021. Born in Hershey, PA, he was the son of Rosa E. Rivera, of Lancaster.
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Nancy “Wigo” Acosta-Ruiz, 49
Nancy “Wigo” Acosta-Ruiz, 49, of Manheim, passed away unexpectedly at home, Thursday, September 2, 2021, following a brief illness. Born in Manhattan, NY, she was the daughter of Rosalia Ruiz and the late Damian Acosta. She was the loving and faithful companion of Jose Diaz (Wigo).
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John “Mort” Rutherfurd, Jr., 81
John “Mort” Rutherfurd, Jr., 81 of Manheim, passed away peacefully on September 8, 2021. He was the son of the late John M. Rutherfurd, Sr. and Marian (Dunstan) Rutherfurd. He was preceded in death by his loving wife Sandra in 2009, with whom he shared 43 years of marriage.
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Nikolay Saakyan, 89
Nikolay T. Saakyan, 89, of Philadelphia, formerly Quarryville, died on September 15, 2021 at Nazareth Hospital. Born in Armenia, he was the son of the late Tatevos Saakyan and Shushan Saakyan. He is survived by his wife, Goar (Bagiryan) Saakyan.
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Olga Sanchez-Maldonado, 80
A funeral service will be held at 12PM on Tuesday, September 7th, 2021 at the Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home, 414 E King Street, Lancaster, PA, 17602. Family and friends will be received from 10AM until the time of service.
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George Schaeffer, Jr., 95
George Schaeffer Jr., 95 of Lancaster, passed away Tuesday, September 14, 2021. Born in Lancaster he was the son of the late George E. and Elizabeth M (Fenninger) Schaeffer. He was a loving husband for 70 years to Mary Ellen (Duke) Schaeffer who proceeded him in death in 2020.
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Lori Ann Sheetz, 47
Lori Ann Sheetz, 47, of Lancaster, passed away on Tuesday, September 7, 2021, at Lancaster General Hospital. Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of Edward S. and Fay (Werner) Schwartz. Lori was the beloved wife of Eric C. Sheetz, and together they shared 18 years of marriage this past February, and they are the parents of two sons, Daniel Stephen and Andrew Jonathan, both at home.
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Ruth G. Shultz, 85
Ruth G. Shultz, 85, of Brethren Village, passed away Tuesday, September 14, 2021. Born in Willow Street, PA, she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Emma (Freidly) Goss. She was the loving wife of Glenn A. Shultz with whom she shared 65 years of marriage.
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Ann S. Silverstein, 92
Ann S. Silverstein, 92, of Lancaster, passed away on Saturday, September 18, 2021 at Moravian Manor, Lititz, PA. She was the daughter of the late Samuel and Shirley (Selfon) Edelson. Ann was the beloved wife of the late Dr. David Silverstein for 57 years.
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Susan M. Smith, 72
A beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend left this earth and went to meet her Lord and Savior on September 13, 2021. Susan “Susie” M. Smith, 72 of Freeburg, PA, was the daughter of the late Max and Geraldine (Enterline) Seidler.
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Elizabeth “Betty” Caroline Snyder, 79
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Elizabeth “Betty” Caroline Snyder, our loving mother and unflinching family matriarch, on September 6, 2021.
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Rev. J. David Snyder, 74
Rev. Joseph David Snyder, “Pastor Dave”, 74, went to be the Lord on Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021, in Lancaster, PA after 50 years of ministry. He died peacefully in his home after a short illness. Pastor Dave was born in Altoona, PA, Jan. 2, 1947. He graduated from Warren G. Harding High School in 1965 in Warren, Ohio. It was there he met his wife of 53 years, Irma (Ipsa) Snyder.
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Stephen “Steve” Wayne Souza, 77
Stephen “Steve” Wayne Souza, 77 of Lancaster, passed away on August 28, 2021. He was the son of the late Walter and Gloria (Martin) Souza and shared over 55 years of marriage with his wife Karen H. (Hazard) Souza.
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Jeremiah R. Spickler, 36
Jeremiah R. Spickler, 36, of Columbia, PA entered into eternal rest unexpectedly on Tuesday September 7, 2021 at his home.
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Clyde W. Stauffer, 64
Clyde W. Stauffer, 64, of Willow Street, PA entered into his heavenly home on Sunday, September 12, 2021 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Lancaster, PA he was the son of the late Pauline (Benedict) and Stanley E. Stauffer, Sr. He was the loving husband and best friend to Diane (Enck) Stauffer for over 34 years.
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Ned C. Steele, 83
Ned C. Steele, 83, of Willow Valley, PA, passed away Monday, September 20, 2021. Born in Bethlehem, he was the son of the late Don C. and Dolores (Enright) Steele. Ned was the loving husband of Jane Marie (Lieberman) Steele, with whom he would have celebrated 56 years of marriage, on November 6.
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Margaret “Marge” M. Stefanisko, 80
Margaret M. Stefanisko, 80 of Landisville, passed away peacefully at UPMC Lititz on September 16, 2021. She was the daughter of the late Andrew and Anna Marie (Boney) Kostic. She was the beloved wife to the late Michael Stefanisko for over 33 years, before he passed in 1993.
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Carroll R. “Babe” Swift, 76
Carroll R. “Babe” Swift, 76, of Willow Street, passed away August 26, 2021, at his home. Born in Chester County, he was the son of the late Claude V. and Minnie Bell (Williams) Swift. He shared over 50 years of marriage with Claire “Jeanie” (Eshelman) Swift, until her passing in July of 2019.
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Robert Tietjen, 68
Robert Charles Tietjen, known as Bob or Bobby, passed into his next existence on September 15th, 2021.
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Bibi Jainab Umar, 92
Bibi Jainab “Ada” Umar, 92, of Lancaster, passed away on Saturday, August 28, 2021, at UPMC Lititz. Born in Berbice, Guyana, she was the daughter of the late Abdul Umar and Bibi Ameena, and the loving wife of the late Mohammed Husein.
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Samuel Marlin Wagner, 100
Samuel M. Wagner, 100, a well-known Lancaster artist, passed away at St. Anne’s Retirement Community on Thursday, September 16, 2021. He was born in Reedsville, PA to the late Samuel W. and Mary E. (Alexander) Wagner.
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Glenn Warwood, 69
Glenn B. “Red” Warwood, Sr., 69 passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 9, 2021 at Lebanon VA Hospice. Born in Lancaster, PA, he was the oldest of six children to Paul and Thelma (Barrett) Warwood. Glenn honorably served in the US Air Force as an Operating Room Specialist, and was a hard worker, spending a three decade career working for Amtrak and later the US Postal Service, where he retired.
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Jenna L. Weaver, 33
Jenna L. Weaver, 33, of Lancaster, passed away on Thursday September 16, 2021. She was the daughter of the late Robert E. Bachman and Debbie A Wildt.
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Carolyn E. Wenger, 78
Carolyn E. Wenger, 78, of Lancaster, passed away at Lancashire Hall, Wednesday, September 1, 2021. Born in Camden, NJ, she was the daughter of Edward G. Pascht and Eva Mae (Kauffman) Honsaker.
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Tanya Whiteman, 44
On Thursday, September 16, 2021, Tanya Sheree Stauffer Whiteman, loving wife and mother of two children, passed away into the loving arms of Jesus her Lord and Savior at 44 years of age. She was born October 5, 1976 in Lancaster, Pa. to Jay and Jan Stauffer. She attended Conestoga Valley High School and received her B.S. degree in Business Administration from Shippensburg University. She worked at Kenbrook Bible Camp, John Wright Company, Susquehanna Insurance and more recently LMS Commercial Real Estate.
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Frederick Whitmyer Jr., 64
Frederick “Boone” Whitmyer Jr., 64, son of the late Frederick Whitmyer Sr., Sandra Ruhl and step father Ronald Ruhl, passed away peacefully at home on August 31, 2021.
Frederick Whitmyer Jr.
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Geraldine E. “Jerry” Wiggins, 92
Geraldine E. "Jerry" Wiggins, 92, of Lancaster, passed away on Saturday, August 28, 2021, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Lancaster, PA she was the son of the late M. Elizabeth "Betty" (Bealler) and Merle Dommell. She was the devoted wife to the late John W. Wiggins who passed in 1975.
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Barbara Ann Wiseman, 81
Barbara Ann Wiseman, 81, of Lancaster, formerly of Cranford & Westfield, NJ, and Charlotte NC. passed away on Saturday, September 11, 2021 at Lancaster General Hospital. Born in Irvington, NJ she was the daughter of the late Helen and Edward Huth. She was the loving wife to Roger K. Wiseman for nearly 62 years.
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Larry Paul Wixon, 83
Larry Paul Wixon, 83, passed away at his Strasburg home with his loving wife Hope by his side on Friday, September 10, 2021. They celebrated 50 wonderful years of marriage last May. Born in Reading, Larry was the son of the late Paul R. and Sara M. (Ott) Wixon.
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Joseph R. Zahn, 83
Joseph R. Zahn, 83, of Lititz, passed away on Tuesday, August 31, 2021.
He was the husband of Jeanne A. Montgomery Zahn, with whom he shared 55 years of marriage this past July 2nd. Born in Queens, NY, he was the son of the late Joseph Zahn and the late Mary Hauck Snyder.
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Walter J. Zale, Jr., 80
Walter J. Zale, Jr., 80, of Lititz and formerly of Pittsburgh, passed away Friday, September 10, 2021. He was born in Braddock, PA to the late Walter J. Zale, Sr. and Anne (Zukas) Zale. Married in Donora, PA at St. Michael’s Church, Walt enjoyed 53 years of marriage with his wife Judith (Pavlik) Zale.
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Patrick A. “Pat” Zug, 68
Patrick A. “Pat” Zug, 68, of Columbia passed away Thursday, August 26, 2021. Born in Augusta, GA he was the son of the late Wilbur and Margaret (Foelingher) Zug. He was the husband of Karen Weber-Zug with whom he shared over 35 years of marriage.
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