Obituaries

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Alice Callihan Adams, 91
Alice Callihan Adams, 91, of Lititz, PA passed away on Friday, January 20th at home. She was the daughter of the late David L. and L. Ila Callihan and widow of Vernon “Nick” Adams who passed away in 2012.
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Mary Jo Aho, 94
Mary Jo Aho, 94, of Lititz, passed away on Wednesday, January 18, 2023.

She was the wife of the late Frederick S. Aho, who passed away in 2009. Born in Elyria, OH, she was the daughter of the late Richard A. and Muriel Gochenour Reutter.
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Michael E. Albright, 70
Michael E. Albright, 70, passed away peacefully on Wednesday January 25, 2023 in Lancaster, PA after a lengthy illness. He was born on January 27, 1952 in Lancaster to the late Leroy R. Albright, Jr. and the late Helen M. (Sipe) Albright. He has been with the love of his life, Suzanne J. Albright, for 42 years. They were married on October 18, 1985, just recently celebrating 37 years of marriage.
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Nancy J. Albright, 90
Nancy J. Albright, 90, of Millersville, passed away on January 6, 2023.
She was the wife of the late John H. Albright, who passed away in 1994. Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Norman E. and Gracetta M. Whitman Creamer.
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Raymond Lee Allmond, 75
Raymond Lee Allmond Sr, 75, of Drumore, passed away Tuesday, January 17, 2023, with his loving family by his side. Born in Philadelphia to the late Eforest Temple and Mary Theresa (Stine) Allmond, Rick was proud of his Native American heritage, a descendant of the Mattaponi Tribe. Rick was the loving husband of Linda J. (Hewitt) Allmond, with whom he recently celebrated 56 years of marriage.
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Lester B. Aughey, 99
Lester B. Aughey, 99, of Lancaster, passed away January 5, 2023. He was born at home in Mifflin, PA and was the son of the late Samuel and Anna Aughey. He was a man of many trades. Lester worked as a farmer, carpenter, and at the Wilbur chocolate where he dedicated 30 years of service and worked part time after retiring from Wilbur at the Manheim Auto Auction.
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James M. Bachman, 76
James M. “Jim” Bachman, 76, of Lititz, passed away at home on Thursday, January 19, 2023. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Carl and Jane (Banzhof) Bachman. He was married to Linda (Wolpert) Bachman for over 46 years.
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Audrey Beck, 93
Audrey Beck, 93, of Lancaster, passed away at Lancaster General Hospital on Tuesday, January 17, 2023. She shared 53 years of marriage with her husband Galen W. Beck before his death in 2005.
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Marilyn Louise Beck, 89
Marilyn Louise Beck, 89, of Lancaster, passed away at Susquehanna Health & Wellness on Saturday, January 28, 2023. Born in Dunkirk, NY, she was the daughter of the late Oliver Kenneth and Althea (Whitman) Kennedy. She was the loving wife of the late John Thomas Beck, Sr., who passed on January 22, 1990.
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Sandra Lee Bisking, 78
Sandra Lee Bisking, 78, passed away January 12, 2023, at UPMC Lititz. She was born in Williamsport, the daughter of the late Marshall and Mary (Lyons) Brown.
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Charles A. Bleacher, 90
Charles A. “Charlie” Bleacher, 90, passed away peacefully at his home, January 8, 2023, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Conestoga, he was the son of the late Jacob and Mabel (Henry) Bleacher. In October he, and Carol (Habecker) Bleacher celebrated their 43rd wedding anniversary.
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Donna F. Bonsell, 90
Donna F. “Nan” Bonsell, 90, went to be with her Lord on Thursday, January 19, 2023, at Lakeside at Willow Valley. She was the loving wife of the late Gilbert Wayne Bonsell for 62 years before his death in 2021.
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Dale R. Brooks, 72
Dale R. Brooks of Lancaster, Pa. has sadly passed at 72 years of age on January 8, 2023, at Lancaster General Hospital as an honorably retired United States Army Veteran of 20 years; proceeded by the late Robert M. and Lois E. Brooks, while sharing over 26 wonderful years with his loving wife Sherry Brooks.
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Holly Jo (Kimmel) Brooks, 68
The sun set for Holly Jo Brooks on January 26, 2023, at the age of 68. Wife to Mark Decker, with whom she shared 20 years and the loving mother of Taylor (Tate) Saunders.
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Helen M. Brown, 104
Helen M. Brown, 104, formerly of Quarryville, passed away on Sunday, January 22, 2023 at the Mennonite Home.
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J. Harold Burkhart, 89
J. Harold Burkhart, 89, of Lancaster, passed away at home, Thursday, January 26, 2023, surrounded by his loving family. Born in East Petersburg, he was the son of the late Roy M. and Barbara B. (Buch) Burkhart. Harold was the husband of the late Anna (Thompson) Burkhart who preceded him in death in 2019.
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Martin Earl Campbell, 74
Martin Earl Campbell 74 of Lititz, passed away on January 19, 2023, in Hospice at the Lebanon VA Hospital.
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Ester (Golembieski) Castrovilla, 98
Ester (Golembieski) Castrovilla, 98, of Columbia, PA passed away on Sunday, January 15, 2023 at St. Anne’s Retirement Community. She was the beloved wife to Gerardo A. Castrovilla, with whom she celebrated 72 years of marriage.
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Barbara Ann Clayton, 82
Barbara ("Babs") Ann Clayton, 82, was reunited with her father, Al, on the stairway to heaven Sunday eve Jan 8th, 2023. She is survived by her daughter, Alexandra; her cat Sparkles; Sister-in-law Paulette Waite (Bob); her cockatiel Thayer; and husband Ken.
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Sireli Soleil Costa
Beautiful Baby Girl, Sireli Soleil Costa, became one of God’s Little Angels on Tuesday, January 10, 2023, at Penn State Health Children’s Hospital. Born at Women & Babies Hospital in Lancaster on December 22, 2022, she was the daughter of Benjamin M. Costa and Alexandra (Conserva) Costa of Holtwood, and the granddaughter of Evelyn and Craig Conserva, and Charlotte Costa.
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Deborah Anne De Hont, 66
Deborah Anne Blackwood De Hont, who was this woman? Well, I've known her for over 41 years. I've been married to her for 40 plus years.
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Jean L. “Jon” de Perrot, 93
Jean L. “Jon” de Perrot, 93, of Brethren Village, passed away Tuesday, January 10, 2023. Born in the Germantown section of Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Willy de Perrot and Blanche (Von Müller). He was the loving husband of Lucy (Musselman), with whom he shared over 33 years of marriage. He was additionally blessed with 28 years of marriage and three sons with his beloved wife Nancy (Shreiner) before her passing in 1982.
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Louise Julia (Aertgeerts) De Vos, 98
Louise Julia (Aertgeerts) De Vos, 98, of Mennonite Home, Lancaster, PA and formerly of Montville, NJ was born in Paterson, NJ on June 7, 1924. She was the daughter of Belgian immigrants Joseph and Mary (Buyse) Aertgeerts of Hawthorne, NJ.
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Barbara Ann Derliunas, 76
Barbara A. Derliunas, 76, of Quarryville, passed away unexpectedly at her home, January 31, 2023. Born in Mondovi, WI, she was the daughter of the late Gerald L. and Bonnie L. Westburg. She was the loving and devoted wife of Stanley W. Derliunas for over 40 years.
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Ruth E. DeWald, 89
Ruth E. DeWald, 89, longtime resident of Lititz, went to fly with the angels on Thursday, January 12, 2023. Born in Lititz, she was the daughter of the late William and Ardell (Kissinger) DeWald.
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John Michael Dorofee, 66
John Michael Dorofee, 66, of Lititz passed away January 20, 2023. He was born to the late John and Margaret Dorofee in Vineland, NJ. John was a graduate and all-star basketball player from the Sacred Heart high school in Vineland. He went on to attend F&M college where he obtained a bachelor’s degree.
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Nellie Ruth Dosch, 90
Nellie Ruth Dosch, 90, of Manheim, PA, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 8, 2023. Born in Londonderry Twp, she was the daughter of the late Otto and Pauline (Gates) Myers. She was married 35 years to her late husband Richard (Dick).
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Shirley A. Doster, 84
Shirley A. Doster, 84, of Masonic Village, Elizabethtown, passed away January 8, 2023. She was born in Lancaster to the late Hiland and Gladys Riley. Shirley graduated from J.P. McCaskey High School and spent part of her career as an LPN. She remained in healthcare as the office manager for Eden Park Pediatrics and later transitioned to and retired from Anesthesia Associates.
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J. Roger Drolet, 92
J. Roger Drolet, 92, formerly a resident of Millersville, passed away on Thursday, January 5, 2023 at Providence Place of Lancaster. Born in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, he was the son of the late Joseph and Alexina (Taillon) Drolet, and the beloved husband of the late Patsy P. (Platt) Drolet, sharing 67 years of marriage at the time of her passing in June, 2019.
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Charlene D. Duroni, 77
Charlene D. Duroni, 77, of West Lampeter Twp., passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, January 24, 2023, at Lancaster General Hospital. Born in Chicago, IL, she was the daughter of the late John and Eleanor (Swienke) White. Charlene was the loving wife of Charles E. “Chuck” Duroni.
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Joseph A. Eder, 92
Joseph A. Eder, 92, of Lititz, passed away peacefully in his sleep, on Thursday, January 12, 2023 at St. Anne’s Retirement Community.
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Lloyd Purnell Elliott, 74
Lloyd Purnell Elliott, age 74 of Lancaster, PA, formerly of Laurel, DE passed away peacefully with family at his side on Tuesday, January 17, 2023.
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Deborah E. Fecik, 65
Deborah E. Fecik went to be with her Lord and Savior on January 11, 2023. She was the wife of Michael W. Fecik, married one month shy of 45 years. In addition to her husband, Deb is survived by her sons Michael II and wife Maria of Ontario, CA and Jonathan and wife Amber of Branford, CT.
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Elizabeth Ann Ford, 76
Elizabeth Ann Ford, 76, of Lancaster, entered into eternal rest on January 22, 2023, at Lancaster General Hospital. Born and raised in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late James W. and Viola E. Ford.
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Ruth E. Franke, 93
Ruth E. Franke, 93, of Lititz, passed away on January 18, 2023.
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Ruth E. Franke, 93
Ruth E. Franke, 93, of Lititz, passed away on January 18, 2023.

Born in New York City, NY, she was the daughter of the late Bernard P. and Emma Siegrist Franke.
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Edward J. Golembiewski, 78
Edward J. Golembiewski, 78, of Gordonville, passed away Sunday, January 15, 2023. Born in Reading, PA he was the son of the late John and Helen (Kulaga) Golembiewski. He was the loving husband of Patricia (Bausman) Golembiewski with whom he shared over 59 years of marriage.
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Harriet E. Good, 89
Harriet E. Good, 89, of Lancaster, passed away at Mennonite Home on Sunday, January 29, 2023. Born in York, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Jenny (Bush) Shetter. She was the loving wife of the late Richard L. Good. Together, they shared 58 years of marriage until his passing in 2013.
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James R. Gooden, 69
James R. Gooden, 69, of Lititz, passed away suddenly on Thursday, January 19, 2023. Jim “Jimmy” was born in Alexander City, but lived most of his life in Florida. He was the youngest son of the late Jack and Wynona (Boyd) Gooden. He leaves behind his loving wife Kathy (Gordon) Gooden, with whom he shared over 33 years of marriage. In addition to his wife, Jim is survived by 2 daughters, Lauren Cacciatore (Brad) and Katelyn Janasik (Jonathan), 2 grandchildren, Kaley Cacciatore and Harrison Janasik, 3 siblings, Jackie Gooden, Gay Hendrix (David), and Ann Combs (Russell), 18 beloved nieces and nephews, and many cousins.
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Lewis J. Googins, 85
Lewis J. Googins, 85, of Willow Valley, passed away Monday, January 23, 2023, at Hospice & Community Care, Mount Joy, PA. Born in Huntington, WV, he was the son of the late Harry James and Catherine (Snoddy) Googins. Lewis’s wife Shirley (Perine) Googins died December 19, 2022.
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Bonita E. Hartranft, 73
Bonita E. Hartranft, 78, of Lancaster, died peacefully on January 25, 2023 at Penn State Hospital in Lancaster. A lifelong resident of Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Webster R. and Myrtle R. DeFreese Hartranft who both died in 2006. She was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church of Lancaster, PA. She was a secretary or administrative assistance for several businesses in Lancaster and Philadelphia throughout her life.
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Carol E. (Johnson) Henson, 62
Carol E. (Johnson) Henson, 62, of Millersville, PA passed away on Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at Lancaster General Hospital. Born in Hilltown, PA she was the daughter of the latePhyllis (Hampshire) and Clarence Johnson. She was the beloved wife to Steven R. Henson, Sr., with whom she celebrated over 38 years of marriage.
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Stanley Lee Hollywood, 69
Stanley Lee Hollywood, 69, of Lancaster, PA, passed away at Pottstown Hospital on Wednesday, January 18, 2023 after a long illness. Born in Clinton, MA, he was the son of the late Porter, Sr. and Blanche (Benway) Hollywood. He was the loving husband of Mary (Fanning) Hollywood. Together they shared 49 years of marriage.
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John K. Horst, 95
John K. Horst, 95, of Lancaster, passed away Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at Brethren Village. Born in Intercourse, PA he was the husband of the late Lois M. (Dussinger) Horst, and the son of the late Noah and Dorothy (Sherr) Horst.
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Janet A. (Graybill) Kauffman, 78
Janet A. (Graybill) Kauffman, 78, of Conestoga, passed away at home surrounded by family on Tuesday, January 10, 2023 after a seven year battle with cancer. Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Martha (Sanders) Graybill. She was the loving wife of John M. Kauffman. Together they shared almost 57 years of marriage.
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Judith A. Keiser, 77
Judith A. Keiser (Grammie) of Lancaster PA, entered heaven on Tuesday, January 10, 2023.

She was surrounded by her family; son Joe Keiser, Millersville, daughter Karen married to Scott Young, Lancaster, and the apple of her eye, granddaughter Madison Young, Lancaster. She was predeceased by her parents Kervin Thomas DeBolt and Sarah (Killian), a half-brother, and stepbrother.
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Lillie M. Keller, 96
Lillie (“Lill”) M. Keller, 96, went to be with the Lord on January 4, 2023, surrounded by her loving family. She and her husband, Al, were residents of Pleasant View Communities in Manheim. Born in
Shamokin, she was the daughter of the late Harrison and Mary E. (Arnold) Snyder. Lill and Al
celebrated over 53 years of marriage, until his passing Jan. 2, 2021.
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Patricia Ann Keville, 77
Patricia Ann Keville, age 77, of Lititz, Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully on January 11, 2023, surrounded by loved ones. A cherished wife, mother, sister, friend and grandmother, she will be remembered for her warm and positive spirit, her unending kindness, and a laugh that brought joy to everyone around her.
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Scott J. Kimmel, 57
Scott J. Kimmel, 57, of West Lampeter Township, passed away very unexpectedly from a cardiac event at home on Tuesday, January 24, 2023. Born in Cleveland, OH, he was the son of Carole (Kozel) Kimmel of Twinsburg, OH, and the late Nathan D. Kimmel. Scott was the love of his wife Wendy R. (Bare) Kimmel’s life and her best friend. They celebrated 28 years of marriage this past October. He was the loving and extremely proud father of three daughters, McKenna, Kelsey, and Rowan Kimmel. Scott was the rock of the family, which meant the world to him and to each of them.
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Richard E. “Dick” King, Jr., 80
Richard (“Dick”) E. King, Jr., 80, of Willow Street, passed away January 12, 2023, surrounded by his loving family, at Lancaster General Hospital after a brief illness. Born August 7, 1942, he was the son of the late Richard E. King Sr., and Jean Kmetz. He was the devoted husband of Mathilda (“Tillie") King for the past 56 years.
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Henry William Kirchner, 90
Henry “Bud” Kirchner, 90, of Oracle, Arizona, passed away January 22, 2023, at home surrounded by his family. He was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania to Henry and Helen (Steinheiser) Kirchner on July 10, 1932. Henry grew up in Lancaster with his younger siblings, Helen (Scheingraber) and Edward.
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Edna E. Kliewer, 75
Edna E. Kliewer was called home to heaven by her Savior, Jesus Christ, on Tuesday, January 24, 2023. Edna had battled multiple myeloma for over 19 years. Edna was born in Lancaster County to Andrew and Edith Weidman Siegrist and was raised on farms in the Manheim area. She was the wife of Donald H. Kliewer whom she married on June 17, 2006.
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Ralph Eugene Kline, 82
Ralph Eugene Kline, 82, of Quarryville, passed away Wednesday, January 4, 2023, at Lancaster General Hospital. He shared 55 years of marriage with his wife Theresa Mary (Codner) Kline.
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Mark James Kreider II, 41
Mark James Kreider II, of Lancaster, passed away suddenly on January 10, 2023. He was born in Lancaster and was the son of Maribeth (Sapp) Madonna wife of Dr. G. Terry Madonna, of Lancaster, and Mark J. Kreider, husband of Kanah, of New Providence.
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Joyce E. Kuhn, 88
Joyce E. Kuhn, 88 of Manor Twp., while surrounded by her family, went peacefully into the arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Friday, January 6, 2023. Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Harry S. and Helen (Patterson) Landis. Joyce was the loving wife of the late Vincent P. Kuhn, and they shared 38 years of marriage at the time of his passing in 1992.
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Jere Lee LaCon, 80
Jere Lee LaCon, 80, of Lancaster, passed away at home on Wednesday January 11, 2023. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Vincent Joseph and Dorothy (Fry) LaCon.
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George T. Lindemuth, 93
George T. Lindemuth, 93, of Lancaster, passed away on January 24, 2023 at Masonic Villages in Elizabethtown.
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The Honorable Shawn M. Long, 55
The Honorable Shawn Michael Long, 55, of Lititz, passed away at Johns Hopkins Medical Center in Baltimore on Saturday, January 7, 2023 after a hard-fought battle with cancer. Born in Lancaster, he was the oldest son of Michael Monaghan and Diana Davidson Long. He was the loving husband of Jessica (Beck) Long. Together, they shared 24 years of marriage this past November.
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Audrey S. Mack, 72
Audrey S. Mack, 72, of Manheim, PA, passed away on Thursday, 12, 2023.

She was the wife of the late David J. Mack who passed in 2021. Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Vernon L. and Marian Werner Sultzbach.
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Efren C. Magtagnob Sr., 80
Efren C. Magtagnob Sr, 80, of Lancaster, PA, formerly of the Philippines, died on Friday, January 20, 2023 surrounded by his family.
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Labon Isaac “Ike” Maple, 78
Labon Isaac “Ike” Maple, 78, of Port Deposit, MD, passed away at University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center. Born in Portsmouth, OH, he was the son of the late George, Sr. and Alice Maple. Ike was the husband of the late Nancy Maple and the long-time companion and fiancé of Shirley (Haines) Rollins.
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Barbara S. Marks, 95
Barbara S. Marks, 95, of Lancaster, passed away on Friday, January 6, 2023, at United Zion Retirement Community in Lititz. Born in South Fork, PA, she was the daughter of the late Frank W. Schrader and Mildred (Gallagher) Schrader Simmons. Barbara was the loving wife of the late Lloyd E. Marks who passed in 1999.
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James A. Martin, 59
James Andrew Martin, 59, died peacefully on January 26, 2023, at the Hospice and Community Care Bob Fryer Inpatient Center. He was surrounded by his family throughout his final days.
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Betty B. McCoy, 82
Betty B. McCoy, 82, passed away at United Zion Retirement Community on Wednesday, January 11, 2023. She was a local girl who grew up in Strasburg and graduated from Lampeter Strasburg High School in 1958. She then attended Bucknell University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Music Education.
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Lucia Medina, 92
Lucia Medina, 92, of Lancaster passed away at her home on Saturday, January 21, 2023 with her loving family by her side. She was preceded in death by her son/daughter Franki/Betty Valentin and is survived by her remaining children, Rafael Valentin, Rosa Irizarry, Maria Nadal (husband Eduardo), Paul Irizarry (his partner Michelle), Jimmy Irizarry (wife Laura), and David Irizarry (wife Patricia) as well as her 19 grandchildren, 46 great grandchildren, 29 great- great grandchildren as well as nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews of which there are many.
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John W. Mohler, Sr., 85
John W. Mohler, Sr., 85, of Lancaster passed away Friday, December 23, 2022. Born in Lancaster, PA he was the son of the late Raymond and Loreen (Ludwig) Mohler. He was the husband of the late Evelyn Mohler who passed away in 2017.
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Gloria Nelson, 84
Gloria Nelson, a resident of Calvary Homes in Lancaster, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, January 6, 2023. Born in Oxford, Pennsylvania, Gloria was the oldest child of Claude and Ellen Shepherd.
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Stephen A. Neuroh, 60
Stephen A. Neuroh, 60, of Lititz passed away January 26, 2023. He was born in York to the late Frank and Dorothy Neuroh. He was a graduate of Warwick High School, and alumni of Millersville University where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in elementary education.
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Angela Rivera O’Brien, 86
Angela Rivera O'Brien, 86, a resident of Willow Valley Communities, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 18, 2023. Born in Lancaster, and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico, she was the daughter of the late A. Oscar Rivera and Elizabeth Goldbach Rivera of San Juan, Puerto Rico. Angela was the beloved wife of the late John A. O'Brien, who passed away in September 2021.
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Audrey G. O’Shea, 86
Audrey G. O’Shea, age 86, of Strasburg, passed peacefully into her final rest on January 23, 2023. She was surrounded by family.
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Sharon E. Ogden, 76
Sharon E. Ogden, 76, of Mt. Joy, entered into eternal rest January, 28, 2023, in Port Jefferson, NY. Born in Amityville, New York, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Helen Cerny. She was the loving wife of Oliver J. Ogden for 29 years, until his passing in 2016.
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Juanita Ortiz, 67
Juanita Ortiz, 67, passed away unexpectedly at her home on January 6, 2023. Born in Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico, she was the daughter of the late Ramon Ortiz and Luz Conde.
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Charles D. “Dave” Pappas, 53
Charles David “Dave” Pappas, 53, of Millersville, passed away on Saturday, January 28, 2023, at Lancaster General Hospital following a brief battle with pancreatic cancer. Born in Red Bank, NJ, he was the son of Patricia (Tucker) Pappas of Millersville and the late Charles Pappas. For the past 16 years, Dave was the loving and faithful companion of Alicia Wendel.
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Rhoda H. Patterson, 85
Rhoda H. Patterson, 85, of Lancaster, entered eternal life on January 9, 2023, while under care at Homestead Village. Born in East Lampeter on September 22, 1937, she was the daughter of the late Harry H. and Mary (High) Herr, and step-daughter of Oliver R. Hurst, Sr. Rhoda was married to her loving husband, Robert Patterson, for over 66 years.
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Joe H. Pfautz II, 76
Joe H. Pfautz II, 76, of Lititz, passed away at home surrounded by family on Friday, January 27, 2023. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Joe H. and June (St. Clair) Pfautz. He was the beloved husband to Ruth L. Pfautz with whom he shared over 55 years of marriage.
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Ascher Y. Pha
Ascher Y. Pha, beloved son of Vang B. and Mai Chou Yang of Gordonville, passed away on January 22, 2023 at Womens and Babies Hospital in Lancaster.
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Amanda J. Pickard, 35
Amanda J. Pickard, Ph.D., 35, of Lancaster, PA passed away unexpectedly at home on January 24, 2023. She was born in Lancaster, PA and was the loving daughter of Michael F. and Jayne A. (Conti) Pickard, both of Lancaster, PA.
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Stella A. Pletcher, 71
Stella A. Pletcher, 71, of Lancaster, passed away on Saturday, January 21, 2023 in the presence of her children and into the arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. She spent the last days of her life surrounded by family and friends.
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R. Walter Polanskey, 89
R. Walter Polanskey, 89, of Lancaster passed away at home on Saturday, January 14, 2023. Walt was born in New Castle, PA to Michael and Mary (Kosin) Polansky. The sixth of their eight children, he was preceded in death by Claire Grim, Joseph, Chester, Lenard, Stanley, and Berniece Quinn. He graduated from New Castle Senior High School and shortly thereafter enlisted in the U.S. Navy. He was proud of his years serving as a radarman on the U.S.S. Maloy DE 791, a Destroyer Escort, during the Korean War.
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Dennis F. Rankin, 62
Dennis F. Rankin passed away unexpectedly at his home on January 10, 2023, at the age of 62. Born in Columbia, PA in November of 1960, he was the son of the late Lloyd and Janet Rankin. He was the loving husband of Jennifer “Jenny” Rankin for over 24 years, until her unexpected passing in 2017.
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Robert L. Rauch, 78
Robert L. Rauch, 78, of Landisville, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, January 23, 2023. Born in York, he was the son of the late John F. and Bernice (Hilker) Rauch. He was the loving husband of the late Carolyn (Reynolds) Rauch. Together they shared 58 years of marriage until her passing in 2020.
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Forest H. Reinhart, Jr., 91
Forest H. Reinhart, Jr., 91, of Lancaster, passed away at Homestead Village on Sunday, January 8, 2023. Born in Kirkwood, near Quarryville PA, he was the son of the late Forest Sr. and Ida (Rice) Reinhart. He was the loving husband of the late Grace Studlack. Together they shared 31 years of marriage until her passing on August 10, 2022.
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Justine K. Rogevich, 77
Justine K. Rogevich; beloved wife, mother, Yaya, dear friend, and animal lover, passed away suddenly on Saturday, January 21, 2023 at Lancaster General Hospital Penn Medicine. Justine was born in Lancaster, where she lived most of her full, beautiful, and happy life. She was the daughter of the late James and E. Grace (Brasch) Gabriel.
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Barry F. Sangrey, 82
Barry F. Sangrey, 82, of Lititz, passed away at his home surrounded by family on Tuesday, January 31, 2023. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Earl P. and Gertrude M. (Hullihen) Sangrey. He was the beloved husband of Janice E. (Brown) Sangrey, with whom he shared over 28 years of marriage.
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Margaret Mae Scarchello “Maggie”, 81
Margaret Mae Scarchello “Maggie”, 81 of Lancaster, passed away on Saturday January 21st, 2023. Born in Mechanicsburg, PA she was the daughter of the late Lynn and Adeline Farver and was married to Barry Scarchello for 62 years.
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J. David Shank, 88
J. David Shank, 88, of Lititz, PA passed away at Landis Home on Saturday, January 14, 2023 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Lancaster, PA he was the son of the late Esther (Gerlach) and Harry M. Shank. He was the beloved husband to Janice (Boose) Shank with whom he celebrated over 64 years of marriage.
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Joseph N. Smith, 78
Joseph N. Smith, 78, of Lancaster, passed away on Thursday, January 26, 2023. Born in Pottsville, PA he was the son of the late Marie (Kull) and Robert N. Smith. He was the loving husband to Martha (Wiseman) with whom he celebrated 43 years of marriage.
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Kathryn “Kitty” Snyder, 91
Beloved Mother, Grandmother, and Great Grandmother, Kathryn “Kitty” Snyder passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 28, 2023 in her sleep at the age of 91. She was born in Cabbage Hill in Lancaster, PA, and was the daughter of the late Chester E. and Nona C. (Marks) Krall.
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Esther McCarty Stacy, 94
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Samuel E. Stanley, Sr., 82
Samuel E. Stanley, Sr., of West Hempfield Twp., passed away at home on Saturday, January 14, 2023. Born in Parksburg, PA, he was the son of the late Warren O. Stanley, Sr. and Lottie V. (Marsh) Stanley. Sam was the loving husband of the late Nancy (Reincke) Stanley, and they celebrated 55 years of marriage at the time of her passing in 2014.
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Justine A. Steadley, 50
Steadley, Justine A., 50, entered into eternal peace on January 17, 2023, at home, surrounded by her three beautiful children and her devoted daughter-in-law, which was her last and final wish, and will lovingly be remembered and cherished by everyone who was fortunate to call her family or friend.
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Fay Elizabeth Taska, 82
Fay Elizabeth Taska, 82, passed away at Lancaster Nursing & Rehabilitation Center on Friday, January 20, 2023. She was born in Lancaster, the daughter of the late Edward and Ruth May (Leppley) Taska.
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Thomas J. Torres, III, 60
Thomas J. Torres, III, 60, of Lancaster, PA passed away on Saturday, January 21, 2023 at home surrounded by his loving family. Born in Brooklyn, NY he was the son of the late Tomas I. Torres II and Gladys E. (Torres) Lopez. He was the beloved husband to Carolyn (Alvino) Torres with whom he shared 25 years of marriage.
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Nancy Elaine Usner, 86
Nancy Elaine Usner, 86, of Lititz, peacefully joined the angels on Wednesday, January 18, 2023, surrounded by family and the loving staff at Oregon House. Born in Warwick Township, she was the daughter of the late Thomas H. Erb II and Viola (Rambler) Erb. She leaves behind her beloved husband of almost 68 years, Karl L. Usner.
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Librada Valenzuela Montero, 92
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Librada Valenzuela Montero, 92, passed away peacefully on January 7th, 2023, at home with her family members by her side . Librada was born on September 26th, 1930, in San Juan de la Maguana, Dominican Republic.
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Troy “TJ” Jefferson Wallace, Jr., 29
Troy “TJ” Jefferson Wallace, Jr, 29, of Brownstown passed away peacefully at home on January, 18, 2023. He was the loving husband of his high school sweetheart, Alyssa (Koppey), and father to son, Troy “Trey” Jefferson, III, and daughter, Chloe Joan. TJ was the son of Troy Wallace, husband of Gail, Seaford, Delaware, and Robin Scales, wife of John of West Lawn.
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Fred Lee Ward, 86
Fred Lee Ward, 86, of Lancaster, passed away on Saturday, January 7, 2023. He was the husband of Nancy Arborleda Ward, with whom he shared 39 years of marriage. Born in Oklahoma City, OK, he was the son of the late Herman C. and Ruth Holdeman Ward.
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Betsy Ann Way, 81
Betsy Ann Way, 81, of Lancaster, PA passed away on Saturday, January 28, 2023. Born in Salunga, PA she was the daughter of the late Elizabeth Mae (Amand) and John Earl Way.
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Yvonne Gladys Slusser Weatherill, 83
Yvonne Gladys Slusser Weatherill was born on April 14, 1939. She entered her eternal rest on January 12, 2023 at the age of 83. She worked most of her life in the medical field. Yvonne loved God and was active most of her life in her church. She was very loving and compassionate, spending much of her life helping others.
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Rev. Robert R. Wegehoft, 84
Rev. Robert R. “Bob” Wegehoft, 84, of Lancaster, PA, was called to his heavenly home by his Lord and Savior on January 14, 2023. He was the husband of Irene Finger Wegehoft, with whom he shared 59 years of marriage this past August 3rd. Born in Centralia, Illinois, he was the son of the late Lawrence and Beatrice Hubbell Wegehoft.
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Carlas Ray Wilburn, 89
Carlas Ray Wilburn, 89, of Willow Street and formerly of Ellicott City, MD, died following a short illness at Lancaster General Hospital on Thursday, January 26, 2023. He was born in Stirrat, WV, to the late William Frank and Rose Margaret (Kaiser) Wilburn.
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Jane L. Wilhelm, 72
Jane L. Wilhelm of Peach Bottom, sadly passed away unexpectedly at her home on Friday, January 13, 2023; she was 72. Born in Drumore Twp on August 6, 1950, she was the daughter of the late William E. Jr. and Ida L. Hanna. For more than 42 years she was the loving wife of John M. Wilhelm, Sr. until his passing in 2009.
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Donald E. Zimmerman, 68
Donald E. Zimmerman, 68, of Quarryville, passed away at Hospice & Community Care on Tuesday, January 17, 2023. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Richard and Ruth (Swift) Mayer. He was the loving husband of Deborah (Bard) Zimmerman, with whom he shared 50 years of marriage. Don was the type of man, that you may not have known but felt like you had known him your whole life. Jokes and making people happy were his specialty. He’d help or give anything he could even if it included the shirt off his back.
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