Obituaries

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Kate L. Adams, 86
Kate L. Adams, 86, of Lititz, passed away on May 11, 2020 at Luther Acres. Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Arthur R. and Hattie E. (Eshleman) Long.
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Harry Thomas Aichele, 90
Surrounded by his family at home, Harry Thomas Aichele, 90, of Lancaster, formerly of Lititz, went home to be with the Lord Saturday evening, May 16, 2020. He was born April 7, 1930 in Johnstown, PA to the late Harry Allen and Margaret (Nesbitt) Aichele.
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John H. Anderson, 95
John H. Anderson of Lancaster, PA, passed away on Friday, May 29, 2020. He was 95.
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Glenn D. “Beamy” Beamesderfer, 86
Glenn D. “Beamy” Beamesderfer, 86, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2020 at Pleasant View Retirement Community. Glenn shared 62 years of marriage with his wife Rosemary K. (Reppert) Beamesderfer before her death in 2019. Born in Richland, he was the son of the late Harry S. and Jennie J. (Diehl) Beamesderfer.
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Darlene Bigler, 77
Darlene Bigler 77, of Millersville, passed away May 17, 2020. Born in Lancaster, PA she was the daughter of the late Paris and Sara (Spece) Sauder. Darlene was survived by son, Tom and wife Mellissa; 2 daughters, Tara and husband Michael; Tina and husband John; brother, Barry and wife Pat; 4 grandchildren, Grace, Tristan, Avery, and Lila.
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Richard P. Bireley, 40
Richard P. Bireley, 40, of Lancaster, passed away at home. Ric’s journey on earth came to an end and he joined family and friends in heaven on May 22, 2020. He loved comic books and superheroes and deeply cared about animals.
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Evelyn E. Bolton, 92
Retired missionary, Rev. Evelyn E (Burke) Bolton, was escorted into heaven on May 13, 2020. Although born in New Jersey in 1928, she grew up in South Africa, the daughter of missionaries Frederic and Lydia Burke. Lydia was a daughter of Swedish missionaries to Africa, making Evelyn a 3rd generation missionary.
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Merle David Brandt, 67
Merle David Brandt, 67, of Greentown, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, May 30, 2020 with his family by his side. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Harry and Ethel (Weaver) Brandt.
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Donald Brenner, 89
Donald Brenner, 89, passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at Brethren Village. He was born December 10, 1930 in Lititz and was the son of the late Frank and Theresa Madden Brenner formerly of Philadelphia.
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Victoria Brito Amador, 89
Victoria Brito Amador, 89, of Lancaster, passed away surrounded by her loving family, on Thursday, May 7, 2020. Born in San Cristobal, Dominican Republic she was the daughter of the late Agustin Mejia and Altagracia Amador. She was the loving wife of Jose De La Rosa, until his passing in 1999.

Victoria Brito Amador, 89, de Lancaster, partió con el Señor rodeada de su amada familia el pasado Jueves 7 de Mayo. Nacida en San Cristóbal, República Dominicana fue la hija de quienes en vida fueran Agustín Mejía y Altagracia Amador. Victoria fue la amada esposa de José De La Rosa, hasta su muerte en 1999.
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Catherine M. “Kitty” (Larkins) Brown, 100
Catherine “Kitty” Brown, 100, of Lititz passed away at Luther Acres Manor on May 23, 2020 after a battle with dementia. Born October 19, 1919, she was the daughter of the late John D. and Edith (Bixler) Martin. She was the loving wife of the late Edgar S. “Ted” Brown until his passing in 1983.
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Joseph Allen Brown, 93
Joseph Allen Brown, age 93, Lancaster, died Thursday, May 7, 2020, at Brethren Village.

His wife, Joan A. Brown, died on Sunday, May 3, 2020 with Joe at her side. They would have celebrated their 71st wedding anniversary in June.
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Kenneth James Corey
Kenneth James Corey, born in Wade, Maine to Edrie and Whitfield Corey, passed away peacefully at home on May 25, 2020, surrounded by his loving wife of 65 years Joy (Clark) Corey and children Sherry E. DeFelice wife of Gabriel, Jeffrey L. Corey husband of Carol and Toni S. Gerhart wife of Steven. Surviving in addition to his wife and children are his sisters Sandra Woods wife of Robert from Randolph, Maine and Alane Combs of Blacklick, Ohio.
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Sherri Lynn Crissman, 56
Sherri L. Crissman, 56, of Lancaster, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Friday, May 15, 2020, following a valiant battle against cancer. Born at Tyndall Air Force Base, FL, she was the daughter of the late Gary and Joan (Martin) Steberger. Sherri was the faithful and precious wife of Joseph W. Crissman, with whom she would have celebrated 23 years of marriage on May 28.
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Joseph F. Dennis, 79
Joseph F. Dennis, 79, of Willow Street, PA, passed away on Monday, June 1, 2020 at The Glen at Willow Valley. Born in Red Bank, NJ, he was the son of the James Leon Dennis and Grace (Bublin) Drury. He was the loving husband of 54 years to the late Helen (Venturino) Dennis who passed in 2019.
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Lamont E. Dombach, Sr., 75
Lamont E. Dombach, Sr., 75, of Lancaster, passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, May 23, 2020. He was born in Lancaster to the late, Ralph B. and Mabel (Steele) Dombach and was married to Linda (Steinruck) for 56 years.
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Julie L. Dorwart, 81
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Earl R. Dunn, Jr., 89
Earl R. “Skip” Dunn, Jr., 89, passed away at his East Lampeter Twp. home on Thursday, May 7, 2020. He was born in Lancaster to the late Earl R., Sr. and Anna E. (Hall) Dunn. Skip’s wife of 61 years, Mary M. (Streicher) Dunn, passed away March 14th.
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Carl Forrest Fox, 94
Carl Forrest Fox, 94, longtime resident of Luther Acres in Lititz, went to be in the arms of the Lord on Saturday, May 9, 2020. Born and raised in Lancaster, he was the son of the late John H. and Mary (Keller) Fox. He was also the devoted husband of Isabel (Hauser) Fox for over 73 years.
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Jon Clifton Frey, 60
Jon C. Frey, 60, of Washington Boro, passed away Monday, June 1, 2020 at Hospice & Community Care in Mount Joy. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Jay V. and Pauline M. (Miller) Frey. He was the husband of Heidi (Denlinger) Frey with whom he shared over 38 years of marriage.
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John G. Gates, II, 94
John George Gates II, age 94, of Lancaster, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 29th, after a brief stay at Hospice and Community Care in Mount Joy. He was the son of the late John George Gates and Barbara Mineur Gates. John was the loving husband of the late Doris Thatcher Gates, who passed away on February 12, 2015, after 66 years of marriage.
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Stella C. (Pazakis) Gianopoulos, 95
Stella C. (Pazakis) Gianopoulos, 95, of Elizabethtown, formerly of Lancaster, passed away on May 13, 2020 of natural causes at Masonic Village, Elizabethtown. Stella began a long career with Armstrong “Cork” Company right out of high school, keeping up with her co-workers for many years after her retirement. But as much as she enjoyed her fulltime job, Stella reveled in providing a warm home for her family by surrounding them with her beautiful flowers, wonderful meals, and clean home. She was an early “farm to table” provider!
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Andrew Hausman, 56
Andrew Hausman, 56, of Leola, died 5/10/2020.
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H. Catherine Hoffer, 96
H. Catherine (Hart) Hoffer, 96, of United Zion Retirement Community, Lititz, passed away on Thursday, May 7, 2020, at Lancaster General Hospital. Born in East Drumore Twp., Lancaster County, she was the daughter of the late Charles C. and Alice (Feichtner) Hart, and the wife of the late Richard I. Hoffer who passed in February, 1986.
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Allen Scott Hoke, 59
Allen Scott Hoke, affectionately known as Scott, 59, of Lititz, passed away unexpectedly at home on Sunday, May 10, 2020. Born and raised in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Allen Earl and Patricia (Weidler) Hoke.
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Alice D. Hollingsworth, 96
Alice Hollingsworth, 96, of, Lancaster, passed away on Thursday, May 14, 2020, at Brethren Village Retirement Community. Born in 1924 in Kastellorizo, Greece, she was the first daughter of the late Dimitri and Christina (Kakulas) Gabriel. Alice was the wife of the late Francis J. Hollingsworth who passed in 1979.
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Carper W. Hutchison, 89
Carper W. Hutchison, 89, of Lancaster, formerly of Virginia, passed away on May 17, 2020 at Lancaster General Hospital. Born in Maggie, Virginia, he was the son of the late Grover M. and Rebecca C. (Stebers) Hutchison. He was the husband of Pauline L. (Clayton) Hutchison for 63 years.
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Raymond L. Huyett, 88
Raymond L. Huyett, 88, passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at his Cedar Acres home in Lancaster. He was born in Churchtown to the late Barton M. and Rita (Kessler) Huyett. Ray was married to Geraldine “Gerry” (Basher) Huyett for 53 years before her death in July of 2010.
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William E. Irwin, 93
William E. Irwin, 93, of Lancaster, passed away on May 8, 2020 at Homestead Village, Enhanced Senior Living Community.

Bill was born in Laureldale, PA, the son of Howard L. and Mabel Dillinger Irwin. His wife Miriam and son Mark preceded him in death.
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Gary E. Johnson, 56
Gary E. Johnson, 56, of Lancaster, passed away on Thursday, May 28, 2020, at Crozer-Chester Medical Center, Delaware County, PA. Born in Little Rock, Arkansas, he was the only child of the late John E. Johnson and the late Frances P. (Carroll) Johnson. Gary was the long time beloved companion of Sandra M. Borger, with whom he resided.
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Edmund L. Kachnoskie, Sr., 90
Edmund L. Kachnoskie, Sr., 90, of Lancaster, passed away peacefully in his home on Tuesday, June 2, 2020. Born in Shamokin, PA, he was the son of the late Joseph and Anna (Touchloskie) Kachnoskie. He was the loving husband of the late Patricia (Rumberger) with whom he shared 60 years of marriage at the time of her passing in 2012.
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Sue C. Keller, 101
On Friday, May 29, 2020, Sue C. (Orfino) Keller passed away peacefully at United Zion Retirement Community at the age of 101, where she resided since 2005. She was the wife of the late Clarence B. keller who passed away on Sept. 13, 1992. She was born in Minersville, NY, the daughter of the late Michael and Jenny Gabriel Orfino, and stepdaughter of the late Joseph Gabriel.
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Lucy Ann Kingcaid, 94
Early in the morning of May 24th, 2020 on Ascension Sunday, Lucy Ann Kingcaid died peacefully at Lancaster General Hospital at the age of 94. Lucy was born on December 24th, 1925 in Luzerne County. Her father was Stanley Herness and her mother was Mary Ann (Cashimer) Herness.
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Peter T. Knutsen, 74
Peter T. Knutsen, 74, of Strasburg, passed away on Tuesday, May 12, 2020. Born in Jersey City, NJ, he was the son of the late Helen Marie (Jensen) and Trygve Lovdal Knutsen. He was preceded in death by Priscilla L. (Stoltzfus) Knutsen in 1993 after 18 years of marriage.
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Suzanne Lam, 89
Ms. Suzanne Lam, age 89, of Nazareth, PA (formerly of Leola, PA) passed away on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Easton, PA. Born on May 3, 1931 in Kien Giang Province, Vietnam, she was the youngest daughter of thirteen children born to the late Tho Nguon Lam and Hiep Thi Lu.
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Norma (Hershey) Fernald Landis, 95
Norma H. Landis, 95, longtime resident of Mennonite Home, first day on earth, April 6, 1925, born in Lancaster to Harry and Elsie Hershey. First day in heaven, May 10, 2020.
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Joseph James Lees, 79
Joseph James Lees, 79, son of the late Joseph and Thelma (Balderson) Lees, passed away in his sleep at his Ephrata home on 5/17/2020.
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Arthur M. Levine, 94
Arthur M. Levine, a resident of Woodcrest Villa, passed away peacefully at the Mennonite Home on Friday, May 29, at the age of 94. Born in the Bronx, NY on March 10, 1926, he was the son of the late Samuel and Martha (Tetelman) Levine.
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Judith E. Linton, 82
Judith “Judy” E. (Potts) Linton, 82, of Lancaster, passed away on Sunday, May 31, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Lancaster, PA, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Elva (Curran) Potts. She was the loving wife to H. Robert Linton for 62 years.
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Saul Antonio Lozano Salgado, infant
Saul Antonio Lozano Salgado, infant son of Luzmari Salgado, of Lancaster and Daniel Lozano, of Long Island, New York, passed away Saturday, May 23, 2020 at Women’s and Babies Hospital.
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Marjorie Magnuson, 91
Marjorie Magnuson, 91, died of natural causes, passing peacefully into the presence of the Lord on May 11, 2020 in Lancaster, PA.
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Homer E. Martin Jr., 93
Homer E. Martin, Jr., age 93, a resident of Moravian Manor in Lititz, PA passed away on May 20, 2020. Born in Lancaster, PA on August 28, 1926, he was the son of the late Homer E. and Margaret Wagner Martin. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of nearly 66 years, Flora Adams Martin.
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Suzanne Wenzel McCarty, 67
Suzanne Wenzel McCarty, 67, of Manor Twp., passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, May 12, 2020, at Lancaster General Hospital. Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late John D. Wenzel, Sr. and the late Rosa Lee (Pittman) Beard.
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Marilyn Jane McCleary, 86
Marilyn Jane (Cool) McCleary, beloved wife of Robert L. McCleary, passed away on Thursday, May 7, 2020 at Willow Valley Communities in Lancaster, PA. Born in Westfield, PA on March 21, 1934, Marilyn was the youngest child of Leon and Leone (Gardner) Cool.
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Joseph M. Meyer, 76
Joseph M. Meyer, 76, of Lancaster, passed away on Friday, May 8, 2020 at Lancaster General Hospital. Born in Williamsport, PA he was the son of the late Margaret Elizabeth (Steinbacher) and Carl B. Meyer Sr. He was the loving husband to Patricia (Caterbone) Meyer for 34 years.
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Lester “Gus” Ira Miller, 73
Lester "Gus" Ira Miller passed away on May 31, 2020 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania at the age of 73.
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Lewis Moser, Jr., 88
Lewis Moser, Jr., 88, of Lancaster passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2020, at Lancaster General Hospital. Lewis was a lifelong resident of Lancaster and was the son of the late Lewis Sr. And Ruth (Overly) Moser. He was the husband of Mary Ann Kerr with whom he celebrated 64 years of marriage.
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Anthony P. Mottola, 87
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Kerry R. Murphy, 74
Kerry Robert Murphy passed away on May 23, 2020 from complications of COVID-19 at Lancaster General Hospital at the age of 74. Born in Gloucester, MA on March 31, 1946, he was the son of the late James and Dorothy (Steele) Murphy. He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Victoria Jean (Martin) Murphy of Lancaster.
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Maria Thoa Thi Nguyen, 94
Mrs. Maria Thoa Thi Nguyen, 94, of Lancashire Hall, passed away, Monday, May 25, 2020. Born in Hai Phong, Vietnam, she was the daughter of the late Tho Phu Nguyen and Hat Thi Nguyen. She was the wife of the late Tinh Van Do, with whom she had been married for nearly 70 years.
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The Rev. Blake Edwin Nicholson, Jr., 97
The Rev. Blake Edwin Nicholson, Jr., age 97, of Woodcrest Retirement Community, Lancaster, PA, went peacefully home to the Lord on Pentecost, May 31, 2020. Born on January 10, 1923, in Washington, DC, he was the son of the late Dr. Blake E. Nicholson and Lucile Woodson Nicholson. He was married 56 years to the late Anne Elizabeth Dewees Nicholson.
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Santos Nieves, 61
Santos Nieves, 61, of Lancaster, PA, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, May 17, 2020 after a short battle with Covid19. Born in Comerio, Puerto Rico, he was the son of the late David Nieves and of Carmela Centeno. He was a loving father of his daughter, Lizbeth Nieves of Fajardo, Puerto Rico and he was the proud grandfather of twin boys, Christian Daniel and Elias Joel.
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Melissa R. Otto, 50
Melissa R. (Hatfield) Otto, 50, of Lititz, passed away on Sunday, May 31, 2020 from a motorcycle accident in Northumberland, PA. Born in El Paso, TX, she was the daughter of Zester and Marilyn (Jones) Hatfield. She recently celebrated her 32nd wedding anniversary to Jay Otto.
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Audrey Marie Parrish, 61
Audrey Marie Parrish, 61, of Lititz, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2020, at Hospice & Community Care, Mt. Joy. Born in South Dakota, Audrey was the daughter of Richard and Esther (Longenecker) Boll, of Pleasant View Retirement Community, Manheim. She was the loving wife of James E. Parrish with whom she would have celebrated 9 years of marriage on June 22nd.
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Martha Mann Pearson, 80
Martha Mann Pearson, 80, of Masonic Village, Elizabethtown, PA passed away on Saturday, May 30, 2020.
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Dixie Lee Petry, 74
Dixie Lee Petry, 74, of Newmanstown died peacefully on Saturday, May 9, 2020 at Briarleaf Nursing and Convalescent Home. Born in Lebanon, she was the daughter of the late Samuel Nornhold and Alverta Kreiser Bickelman. She was the loving wife of the late William C. Petry III.
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David A. Phillips, 76
David A. Phillips, 76, of Lancaster, formerly of Millersville, passed away on Monday, May 18, 2020 at his home. Born in New Castle, PA he was the son of the late Robert M. and D. Elizabeth (Risley) Phillips. For 47 years he was the loving husband of Carrie Phillips.
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Richard Lynn Rothan, 75
Richard Lynn Rothan died peacefully at 3:45 p.m. on Saturday May 16, 2020 at Hospice & Community Care, Mt. Joy, after a quick decline due to dementia. He was 75.
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Larry Lee Russell, 74
Larry Lee Russell, 74, of Pequea, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 24, 2020, at home surrounded by his family. Born in New Holland he was the son of the late Paul M. and Irene (Wanner) Russell. He was the loving husband of Marian L. (Groff) Russell, with whom he shared 55 wonderful years of marriage on February 26, 2020.
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Bartolo Santiago, 72
Bartolo Santiago 72, of Millersville, went to rest with the Lord on May 12, 2020. Born in Puerto Rico he was the son of the late Antonio and Juana (Gonzalez) Santiago. Bartolo is the loving husband of Iris (Delgado) Santiago.
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John P. Shoop, 70
John P. Shoop, 70, husband of Sandra Small Shoop, of Lititz.
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Paul L. Siegler II, 81
Paul L. Siegler II, 81, of Lititz, peacefully passed on May 27, 2020. He was born in Lancaster and was the son of the late Helen (Shultz) and Paul L. Siegler. Paul was happily married to the late Nancy (Blanck) Siegler for 43 years.
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Ida Frances “Fran” (Biggard) Sillaman, 92
Ida Frances “Fran” (Biggard) Sillaman, 92, formerly of Ephrata, passed away on Thursday, May 7, 2020 at the Mennonite Home in Lancaster, PA. Fran was born on July 11, 1927 in Coal Bluff (Washington County), PA, to the late John Howard and Ida Rebecca (Strawn) Biggard. She was predeceased by her husband of 63 years, James M. on October 19, 2013.
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Charles R. “Chub” Simmons, 72
On Wednesday morning, May 13, 2020, Charles R. “Chub” Simmons’ 21-year journey living with traumatic brain injury ended in the peaceful mountains of Pennsylvania at Darway Health Care in Forksville, where he resided the last three years. His passing, while sad, is also a blessing. We are confident he is in a better place, with full mobility, and all his memories of a life well-lived fully restored.
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Nancy Ruth Simpson, 79
Nancy Ruth (Dailey) Simpson, 79, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 10, 2020. She was born on December 10, 1940, in Toledo, OH, and was the oldest of the five children born to the late Mable Marie (Rieman) Dailey and William Kenneth Dailey.
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Carolyn A. (Pratt) Spicknell, 71
“May it be said of me that I have loved and followed the Lord, and He has never let me down.”

Carolyn A. Spicknell, 71, of Manheim passed away Sunday, May 31, 2020 at Ephrata Community Hospital. Born in Pittsburgh, PA, she was the daughter of the late Regis and Mildred (Beamer) Pratt. She was the wife of Terry J. Spicknell.
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Gloria C. (Conrad) Stewart, 93
Gloria C. (Conrad) Stewart, 93, formerly of Camp Hill, passed away on Tuesday, May 19, 2020, at Country Meadows Retirement Home in Lancaster. Born in Pittsburgh, PA, she was the daughter of the late Violet Loretta (Abel) and William Conrad. She was the wife of the late Robert S. Stewart, who passed in 2010.
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Ruth E. Stockton, 93
Ruth E. (Atkins) Stockton, 93, of Lancaster, passed away at on Monday, May 11, 2020. Born in Lancaster, PA she was the daughter of the late Carrie (Rudy) and Albert Atkins. She was the loving wife to the late Albert V. Stockton.
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Richard “Dick” Stoy, 88
Richard “Dick” Stoy, 88 passed away Monday, April 27, 2020 at Conestoga View. A life-long Lancaster resident, he was the son of the late Andrew and Catherine (Reinhart) Stoy. He was the husband of the late Doris (Carl) Stoy.
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Jane “Janie” L. Swope, 71
Jane “Janie” L. Swope, 71, of Lititz, PA passed away on Sunday, May 10, 2020 with her children and husband by her side. Born in Lebanon, PA, she was the daughter of the late Harold G. Yeagley and June Krum Yeagley. Janie was the loving wife of Paul F. Swope, III, and they were married 48 years last October.
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Dietra A. “DeeDee” Thomas, 58
Dietra A. Thomas, also known as DeeDee, 58 of Lancaster, Pa entered into rest May 19,2020 at Lancaster General Hospital after a sudden illness. DeeDee was born on October 20, 1961 in Lancaster, Pa. She is a daughter of the Rev. James W. and the late Carolyn L. Thomas (2015), Lancaster.
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Katharina “Ducky” Watson, 88
Katharina “Ducky” Watson, 88, formerly of Lampeter, passed away at Conestoga View on Monday, May 18, 2020. She was born in Liebling, Romania to the late Michael and Christine (Shank) Maerz.
She came to the United States in 1951, married Robert H. Watson in 1966, and shared 40 years together until his death in 2007.
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Terry Lee Weaver, 78
O’ God thy sea is great and my boat is so small. Terry Weaver, 78, of Lititz, was raised on Cabbage Hill with his twin brother. They used to shovel snow, go door to door selling soft pretzels, worked as busboys and were golf caddies. He is the son of the late Chester L. Weaver and Anna Mary (Huss) Weaver of Manor Street and Quaker Hills. He was active in Midget baseball and with his brother played for Watt & Shand’s, Hamilton Watch, and Hagar’s Store.
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Kenneth W. Wettig, 87
Kenneth W. Wettig, 87, of Lancaster, passed away on May 21, 2020 at the Lebanon VA Medical Center. Born and raised in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Walter and Margaret (Hauck) Wettig.
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Lester D. Young, 88
Lester D. Young, 88, of Lancaster, passed away on Tuesday, May 19, 2020.

He was the husband of the late Helen A. Hertter Young, who passed away in 1986. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late A. Lester and Katie Wagner Young.
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Douglas H. Zima, 68
Douglas H. Zima passed suddenly on May 30, 2020 doing what he loved, caring for others as a paramedic. He was a loving father and husband, and a loyal friend. He will be missed by all of those whose life he touched in his 68 years.
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