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Joyce E. Appleby, 84
Joyce E. Appleby, 84, of Lititz, Pa, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Friday, April 20, 2018. She was surrounded by the love of her family in the last days of her earthly life and under the care of Moravian Manor and Hospice & Community Care. Born in Lewisburg, Pa, she was the daughter of Paul T. and Melba A.(Sechman)Moyer.
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James F. Aten, Sr., 84
James F. Aten, Sr., 84, of Lancaster, passed away peacefully Friday, April 20, 2018 at UMPC Pinnacle in Lancaster. He was born on October 12, 1933. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 36 years, Nancy I. Aten.
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Angelita S. Baylon, 75
Angelita S. Baylon, 75, of Lititz, PA, passed away unexpectedly on April 12, 2018 at her home. Born in La Carlota, Philippines, she was the daughter of the late Sergio Sitchon & Concepcion Dugtong. Angelita was the loving wife of Rito G. Baylon.
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Michael Charles Beaver, 30
Michael Charles Beaver, 30, of Lancaster, PA, passed away on Friday, March 30, 2018. Born in West Chester, he was the son of Lillian M. (Kinkaid) Dixon and Charles L. Beaver.
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John C Boyer, Sr., 85
John C Boyer, Sr. 85 of Lancaster passed away April 7, 2018 in Ambler PA after a significant decline in overall health and bout of the flu. He was born April 18th, 1932. He was the son of the late Clayton Boyer and the late Janet (Weachter) Longsdorf, and was the loving husband of Dorothy (Sterback) Boyer, for 55 years before she went to Heaven in April 2010.
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Kevin Michael Brown, 40
Kevin Michael Brown, 40, of Lancaster, found peace on April 16, 2018. Born in Englewood, NJ he was the son of Kenneth Brown and Anne Morett.
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Edward B. Butt, 71
Edward B. Butt, 71, of Lancaster, passed away at home, Thursday, March 29, 2018. A life-long resident of Lancaster, Ed was the son of the late Edward P. and Rose Heisler Hess.
Ed was a 1964 graduate of Lancaster Catholic High School. He was employed by the US Postal Service
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J. Robert (Bob) Byler, 88
J. Robert (Bob) Byler, of Lancaster, PA, passed away at age 88 on March 31, 2018. Born in Gap, PA, he was the son of the late J. Jesse and Elsie Byler, and was the loving husband of Ruth S. (Lapp) Byler for 67 years.
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Rachel M. Carpenter, 93
Rachel M. Carpenter, 93, formerly of Lititz, died Sunday, April 15, 2018 at Lancashire Hall. She was born in Manheim to the late William Heagy and Mary (Shaffner) Heagy Bouder and was the wife of the late Albert D. Carpenter.
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Edward C. Carty, 83
Edward C. Carty, 83, formerly of East Petersburg, passed away Saturday, March 31, 2018 at Luther Acres. Born in Boston, MA he was the son of the late John and Nora (Faherty) Carty. He was the loving husband of Ruth (Denton) Carty with whom he shared over 62 years of marriage.
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Charles J. Collova, 91
Charles J. Collova, 91, of Lancaster, PA, passed away on Wednesday March 28, 2018 at the Mennonite Home.
He was the husband of Camilla (Corey) Collova, with whom he shared 50 years of marriage this past June 11th. Born in Boston, MA, Charlie was the son of the late Santo and Lena (Yetto) Collova.
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Glenn W. Daub, 92
Glenn W. Daub, 92, of Lancaster, PA, died at Mennonite Home with family by his side on March 26th. He was born in Curwensville, PA to the late Harry and Alice Lord Daub in 1925.
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Charmanne Rigby Davies, 65
Charmanne Rigby Davies, of Lancaster, PA, passed away on Sunday, April 22nd, 2018 at Hospice & Community Care, Mt Joy. Charmanne was born on November 20, 1952 in Biloxi, MS. She and her husband Tom celebrated their 42nd anniversary last September.
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Gerald Patrick Devery, 71
Gerald Patrick (Pat) Devery III, 71, passed away on April 6, 2018, while surrounded by his family at home.
Pat was born in Chicago, on March 15, 1947 to Gerald Patrick and Irene (Schmidt) Devery. He grew up in the Chicago suburb of Glen Ellyn, IL
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John Michael Dziedzic, 86
John Michael Dziedzic, 86, of Leola passed away on April 11, 2018 at the Lebanon VA Medical Center. Born in Reading, he was the son of the late Lawrence and Catharine (Grynastyl) Dziedzic.
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Samuel J. Feldstein, 84
Samuel J. Feldstein, 84, of Needham, MA, formerly of Lancaster, PA passed away Friday, March 30, 2018. Born in the Bronx, NY he was the son of the late Charles and Bertha (Fine) Feldstein. He was the husband of the late Jean G. Feldstein who passed away in 2009.
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Anita Jane Fellenbaum, 84
Anita Jane (Knight) Fellenbaum was welcomed into God’s arms on March 27, 2018. She was born on May 5, 1933 to the late James and Cordelia (Zimmerman) Knight.
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Willie L. Glover, 70
Willie L. Glover 70, went to be with Father Jehovah on Friday, April 6, 2018 at his home. He was born in Varnsville, South Carolina, on November 5, 1947 to the late Willis and Jannie (Crossen) Goff. Willie shared 35 beautiful years with Dorothy Talton.
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Christina H. Grigoriades, 96
Christina H. Grigoriades, 96, of Manor Township, passed away peacefully at home after a two month illness on Monday, April 2nd, 2018. Born on the Island of Kos, in the village of Pili, Greece, she was the daughter of the late Dimitrios and Katerina (Flaskos) Karpouzis.
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Margarita Guevara, 75
Margarita Guevara, 75, of Lancaster passed away Thursday, April 19, 2018. Born in Santurce, Puerto Rico she was the daughter of the late Jesus Guevara and the late Luogia Almovar Flecha. She was the longtime companion of Manuel “Shorty” Ortiz who passed away March 19, 2018.
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Constance Hall
Constance Hall passed away on April 3, 2018 at Willow Valley Retirement Communities. She was the beloved wife of the late Eugene Hall and mother of Jacqueline Hall Wright (Francis) and the late Diana Jones (Kyle).
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Jennie E. Hanna, 88
Jennie E. Hanna, 88, passed away on March 28, 2018 at her home in Lancaster. She was born October 24, 1929 in Lancaster, the daughter of William R. and Anna E. (Schrader) Foultz. She was married to C. James Hanna, for 45 years, he passed away, November 28, 1992.
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Gloria May Meiskey Hart, 92
Gloria May Meiskey Hart, 92, of Lancaster, passed away on Monday, April 2, 2018 at the Masonic Village, Elizabethtown. Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Jay H. and Mary C. (Sowers) Meiskey, and the beloved wife of George Hart, with whom she shared 70 years of marriage.
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H. Sean Higgins, 43
H. Sean Higgins, 43, of Manor TWP, died unexpectedly at Lancaster General Hospital on Wednesday, March 28, 2018. He was born in Lancaster to Carole Whitmeyer Stager of Lebanon and the late Hugh J. Higgins, Jr. Sean was the husband of Sherry Cogan Higgins for 20 years.
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Krista M. Hodgden, 54
Krista M. Hodgden, 54, of Lancaster, passed away on March 31, 2018. Born in Oakland, CA she was the daughter of Paul and Fay Pease and the loving wife of Randy Hodgden.
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Max F. Hoffman, 81
Max F. Hoffman, 81, passed away March 25, 2018 at Luther Acres, Lititz. He was born March 7, 1937 in Lancaster, the son of Floyd and Susan (Shissler) Hoffman. He was a lifetime Lititz area resident and a 1955 graduate of Lititz High School.
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Philip M. Homnick, 68
Philip M. Homnick, 68, of Bangor, passed away peacefully on April 3, 2018. He was born in Wilkes Barre, PA to the late William and Mary Homnick.
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Murray R. Horton, 90
Murray R. Horton, 90, surrounded by his family, went to his eternal rest on Monday, April 23, 2018. Born in Wilkes-Barre, PA he was the son of the late James Horton and Margeret Keating Horton.
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Norma M. Judkins, 84
Norma M. Judkins, 84, of Willow Street, formerly of West Chester, PA passed away Monday, April 02, 2018. Born in Upper Darby, PA she was the daughter of the late Norman and Viola (Kline) March. She was the wife of Roy A. Judkins with whom she shared over 56 years of marriage.
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Katerina P. Karpouzis, 47
Katerina P. Karpouzis , 47, passed away peacefully on April 10, at her home surrounded by her loving family in Chicago, IL. Beloved wife of Paul T. Pagones, loving mother of Sofia and Apostolos Luke at home. Daughter of Kyvele Karpouzis, Millersville, PA.
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Eugene E. Kegel, MD, 93
Eugene E. Kegel, MD, passed away on Friday, April 13, 2018 at the age of 93. He was the husband of Charlotte O’Brien Kegel, with whom he recently celebrated 70 years of marriage. He was born in 1925 to the late Earl P. Kegel and Dorothy Klos Kegel.
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Andrew Harold Kneuker, 71
Andrew Harold Kneuker, 71, husband of Maria E. Kneuker, of Manheim Twp., died April 12, 2018.
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Janet M. “Jinx” Kuhn, 78
Janet M. “Jinx” Kuhn, 78, of Lancaster passed away Monday, April 9, 2018 at LGH. Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Dorothy (McCardle) Roark. She was the wife of Ronald Kuhn with who she shared 25 years of marriage.
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Raymond Joseph Lasky, 69
Raymond Joseph Lasky, 69, of Lititz, Pennsylvania, passed away April 4, 2018. He was the loving husband of Marilyn Lasky (Ellingwood) for 42 years. He was the beloved father of David Lasky, married to Kerri Lasky and Faith Higley (McLaughlin), married to Rick Higley and the cherished grandfather of seven grandchildren. He was also the treasured brother of Joanne Lasky Williamson.
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Maureen A. Loffredo, 77
Maureen A. Loffredo, 77, of Lancaster, passed away, Monday, March 26, 2018 at Lancaster General Hospital. She was born in Brooklyn, NY to the late Robert M. and Patricia T. (Duggan) Parker. Maureen was the wife of Richard “Dick” Loffredo for 57 years.
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Carmen Milagros Lopez, 80
Carmen Milagros Lopez, 80, of Lancaster passed away on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at ManorCare Health Services in York. Born in La Plata, Aibonito Puerto Rico, she was the daughter of the late Pedro Rivera and Juana Cartagena. She was the beloved wife of Elias Lopez.
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Stavros “Steve” Mamas, 88
Stavros “Steve” Mamas, 88, passed away at his Lancaster City home on Saturday, April 14, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Chios, Greece to the late Kosta and Irini (Kalargyros) Mamas. Steve and his wife Joanna (Karousakis) Mamas shared 60 years of marriage.
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Anne M. Martin, 99
Anne M. Martin, 99, of Lancaster passed away on March 25, 2018, just shy of her 100th birthday. She was born in Cleveland, Ohio, on April 12th, 1918, the daughter of Frank J. and Anna J. (Benner) Spiroch, and the wife of William E. Martin who died in February, 1989.
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Neil H. Matheson, 94
Neil H. Matheson, 94, of Maytown, PA, passed away on April 9, 2018 at Lancaster General Hospital surrounded by his family. Born in Clementon, NJ, he was the son of the late Neil & Mary (Martin) Matheson. Neil was the loving husband of 27 years to Dorothy “Dottie” Rose (Fox) Matheson. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Adele Martha Koguc.
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Charles Anthony Mayo, 78
Charles Anthony Mayo, age 78, of Lancaster, PA passed away at his home on Tuesday April 10, 2018. He was the husband of Sandra A. (Bixler) Mayo also of Lancaster who survives him. He is also survived by his sister, Barbara (Mayo) Ruth, wife of Mel Ruth of Lancaster.
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Betty L. Mearig, 93
Betty L. Mearig, 93, of Lititz, PA., joined her Heavenly Father on March 28, 2018 at Moravian Manor. Betty was born in Lititz to Samuel and Bernetha Hoffman and was the wife of Robert “Sketch” Mearig for 63 years until his passing in 2007. She was a life-long resident of her beloved town and very proud to call Lititz her home.
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Cynthia A. Mertz, 60
Cynthia A. Mertz, 60, of West Hempfield Twp., went home to be with The Lord surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at Hospice & Community Care. She was born in Lancaster to Gloria Leonard Helm and the late Kenneth Brenner. Cindy shared 43 years of marriage with her husband John M. Mertz, Sr.
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Nancy A. Morrow, 79
Nancy A. Morrow, 79, of Lancaster and formerly of Millersville, met her Heavenly Father on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. She was the wife of the late Jerald R. Morrow, who passed away in 2012. Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Graybill and Helen Lutz Brian.
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Dorothy M. Nicklaus, 94
Dorothy M. Nicklaus, 94 of Lancaster, passed away Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at Pleasant View Retirement Home in Manheim, PA. She was born in Lititz, to the late Frank Z. and Helen E. (Weit) Richwine. Dorothy was the wife of the late Paul C. Nicklaus, who died in 2003.
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Tyler Glen “Ty” Oravec, 26
Tyler Glen "Ty" Oravec, 26, of Lititz , passed away on April 7, 2018 after his lengthy battle with the disease of addiction finally ended. Ty peacefully entered into life eternal while being surrounded by his family. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of Roger Oravec and Kimberly (Yuko) Oravec.
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Ray H. “Ozzie” Oswald, 84
Ray H. “Ozzie” Oswald, 84, of Lancaster, died unexpectedly at Lancaster General Hospital on April 8, 2018. Born in Kutztown on June 2, 1933, Ray was the son of Herman and Edna Sensenderfer Oswald and was married to Carol Young Oswald for 51 years.
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Suzanne S. Over, 59
Suzanne S. Over, 59 of Lancaster passed away peacefully on April 3rd, 2018. Born and raised in Quarryville, she was the daughter of the late Beatrice and Charles Schreiber Jr.
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Joseph R. Preperato, 84
Joseph R. Preperato, 84, passed away Friday, April 6, 2018 at Conestoga View. He was born in Lancaster to the late Joseph A. and Nora (Bleecher) Preperato. Joe shared 45 years of marriage with his wife Gertrude A. (Musser) Preperato before her death in 2001.
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Rose Mary Reisinger, 97
Rose Mary Reisinger, 97, of New Providence, PA, died Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at Conestoga View Nursing and Rehabilitation. Born in the City of Port Zenting, Province of Bavaria, Germany, she was the daughter of the late John and Emma Krallinger Breit. Rose came to the United States in 1923 when she was just three years old, and became a United States citizen in March of 1948. Rose shared 65 years of marriage with John A. Reisinger before his death in 2005.
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Caleb Ribera, 96
Caleb Ribera, 96, of Lancaster, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, April 20, 2018, at Country Meadows of Lancaster. Born in New York to the late Giuseppe and Maria (Pernici) Ribera. Caleb was the loving husband of the late Maria Gerbino Ribera, who died in 2015 and with whom he had celebrated 65 years of marriage.
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John W Riley, 93
John W Riley, passed away on Sunday, April 15, 2018 at the age of 93. He was the husband of the late Lois D. (Ashely) Riley, with whom he celebrated over 27 years of marriage. He was born in 1924 to the late Annie (Roland) and W. Claude Riley.
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Paul E. Robb, 93
Paul E. Robb, 93, of Manor Twp., passed away on Thursday, April 12, 2018 at Hospice & Community Care, Mount Joy. Born in Toms Brook, VA, he was the son of the late Charles E. Robb and Helen (Orr) Robb, and the loving husband of the late Mary Ann (Brubaker) Robb, with whom he shared 62 years of marriage at the time of her passing in 2012.
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Edelmira Roman, 89
Edelmira Roman, 89, of Lancaster, PA, passed away unexpectedly on March 27, 2018 at her home. Born in Utuado, Puerto Rico, she was the daughter of the late Alejandro Hernandez Luciano and Inocencia Rojas Diaz. Edelmira was the loving wife of 60 years to Eliseo Roman.
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John C. Schnell, 88
John C. Schnell, 88, of Lancaster, passed away on Friday, March 30, 2018. He was born in Manheim to the late Sylvia L. (Kissinger) and Ralph C. Schnell
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Helen E. Smith, 95
Helen E. Smith, 95, lifelong resident of Lancaster, PA, went home to be with her Lord, Jesus, on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at Evergreen Estates. Born June 24, 1922 to Fred & Bessie Saurbaugh, she was 1 of 9 children. Helen was the wife of 35 years to the late George H. Smith.
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Peter M. “Pete” Smith, 66
Peter M. “Pete” Smith, 66, of Leola, died peacefully on Monday, March 26, 2018, with family by his side at Hospice & Community Care. He fought a courageous 15-month battle with brain cancer. He was born in Stuttgart, Germany to the late John P., Jr. and Helga Neuman Smith. Pete shared 19 years of marriage with his loving and devoted wife, Karen Gee Smith.
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Deborah T. Snyder, 62
Deborah T. Snyder, 62, of Millersville, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Wednesday, March 28, 2018. Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of Theresa L. (Wimer) Zander and the late Willis C. Zander, Jr. She was the loving wife of Randall F. Snyder, with whom she would have celebrated 41 blessed years of marriage this coming May 7th.
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Karolyn E. Stearns, 67
Karolyn E. Stearns, 67, of East Lampeter Twp., passed away Thursday, April 19, 2018 at Hospice & Community Care, Mount Joy. She was born in Levittown, NY to the late Harold and Elsie (Cunningham) Burlew. Karolyn was the wife of Vietnam War Army Veteran Leland Stearns for 13 years.
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Gilbert Eddie Tellado, 43
Gilbert Eddie Tellado, 43, of New Orleans, LA, formerly of Lancaster, PA, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, March 25, 2018 in Meridian, MS. He was born in Lancaster, PA and is the son of Edward Velez Tellado of Leola, PA and Mary Lou (Rodriguez) Ranck of New Holland, PA.
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Jere P. Templeton
Lancaster County lost a brilliant legal mind when Jere P. Templeton passed away at his home on April 15, 2018 after a long illness. He was born in Lancaster to J. Paul Templeton and Marie Meyers Templeton.
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Clyde L. Urban, 73
Clyde L. Urban, 73, passed away April 2, 2018 at Hamilton Arms Center, Lancaster. He was born January 23, 1945 in Leacock, PA, the son of Clyde and Cecilia (Henry) Urban.
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Helen E. Warfel, 91
Helen E. Warfel, 91, of Lancaster, passed away Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at Conestoga View Nursing Home. Born in Lancaster, PA, she was a daughter of the late Joseph B. F. and Hannah (Pietch) Walton, and the beloved wife of the late John Warfel who passed away in 1982.
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Harry Weisman, 93
Harry Weisman, 93, of Lititz, passed away, Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at Brethren Village. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Max and Katie (Rubin) Weisman and husband of the late Anita “Pat” (Myers) who died January 5, 2010.
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Sylvia R. Wert, 84
Sylvia R. Wert, 84, of Lancaster, passed away on March 28, 2018 at the Mennonite Home. Born in Columbia, PA, she was the daughter of the late John C. Martin & Mildred (Reese) DeFranco. Sylvia was the loving wife to James “Jim” R. Wert.
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H. Jane Wiggins, 93
H. Jane Wiggins, 93, beloved mother, grandmother, sister, and friend passed from this earth on Monday, April 9th at Hospice & Community Care, Mount Joy. She was born in Lititz to the late Earl and Kathryn Mae (Ranck) Pickel. Jane shared 62 years of marriage with her husband H. Kenneth Wiggins before his death in 2006.
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Leo J. Willman, Jr., 79
Leo J. Willman, Jr., 79, of West Hempfield Twp., passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at home after an extended illness. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late Leo J. Willman and Charlotte Louise (Humer) Willman.
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Richard S. Yarnell
Richard S. Yarnell passed away on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. He was the husband of the late Doris (King) Yarnell. He was born in 1929 to the late Sarah (Hess) and Joseph S. Yarnell.
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Guy R. Zohn, 75
Guy R. Zohn, 75, passed away on April 9, 2018 at Moravian Manor, Lititz, PA. Born January 8, 1943 in Lebanon, PA, he was the son of the late Mark W. W. and Anetta (Kreider) Zohn.
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