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Obituaries

Edward A. "Ed" Graetz, 93, of Quarryville, went home to be with his Lord on Monday, December 16, 2019. He was the loving husband of the late M…

Rose Marie Sauder, 95, of Willow Street, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Thursday, December 19, 2019. She was the loving wife of the l…

Sylvia L. Lehner, 78, formerly of Peach Bottom, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 22, 2019 at Conestoga View. Born in Upland, …

Carol P. Henkel, 89, formerly of Strasburg, entered into rest on Monday, December 23, 2019 at Landis Homes. Born in Long Branch, New Jersey, s…

Emma Johanna (Ludemann) Lehman, 89, of Conestoga, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 28, 2019 at her home. Born in Dow City, …

Miriam Drumm Layman, 95, of Quarryville, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 28, 2019, surrounded by her family. Born in Centre Hall,…

Oliver R. Sheaffer, 86, formerly of Drumore and Lancaster, peacefully passed away with his family by his side at Moravian Manor on Wednesday, …

William R. "Bill" Farrell, 82, of Fayetteville, NY and Quarryville, PA passed away on Friday, January 3, 2020. Born in Syracuse, NY, he was th…

Margaret E. Leininger, 101, of Willow Street, passed away on Sunday, December 29, 2019, at Lakeside at Willow Valley. She was the loving wife …

Noreen C. Howard, 80, of New Providence, died on Thursday, January 2, 2020, at home. She was the wife of John E. "Jack" Howard, to whom she wa…

Myrtle M. Walker, 88, of Christiana, entered into rest on Friday, January 3, 2020 at her home. Born in Lancaster County, she was the daughter …

"A teacher affects eternity. He can never be sure where his influence stops." Henry Adams

Warren T. "Mac" Groff, 93, of Quarryville, passed away on Sunday, January 12, 2020, at Lancaster General Hospital. He was the beloved husband …

Robert Lee Braightmeyer, 85, a Quarryville area resident all of his life, entered into rest on Monday, January 13, 2020 at the Quarryville Pre…

Willis Brubaker Krantz died January 14, 2020. He was born April 5, 1928 to Zella (Brubaker) and Ivan Krantz in Hessdale, PA, and he attended N…

Mary Elizabeth Towber, 62, of Quarryville, entered into rest on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at Hospice and Community Care, surrounded by her ch…

Glenn H. Deiter, 85, of Willow Street, went home to heaven on Thursday, January 16, 2020, surrounded by his family. Born in New Providence, he…

Jeanne Marie (Herr) Finefrock Burkins, 93, of Lititz and Florida, entered into rest on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at Hospice and Community Care.…

Heaven's kitchen gained a baker when Elsie P. Minnich, 82, of Quarryville, entered into rest on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at the Quarryville …

Barry W. Graver, Sr., 71, of Holtwood, passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 25, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. He was a devoted …

R. Mitchell Huber, 66, of Quarryville, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 2, 2020. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of Carol D…

Nancy T. Renier, 85, of Quarryville, entered into rest on February 5, 2020. Born in Lancaster County, she was the daughter of the late Horace …

Daniel Watkins Taylor, age 90, passed away on January 29, 2020, in Willow Street, Pennsylvania, where he resided for the past seven years. Bor…

Park Pickell Prange, 83, of Kirkwood, went home to be with his Lord on Saturday, February 8, 2020. He was the husband of Hazel Wells Prange. T…

Marlin E. "Hersh" Hershey, 78, of Downingtown, passed away on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at University of Penn Hospital after suffering a mas…

M. Ruth Sangrey, 87, of Smithville, went home to her Lord and Savior on Sunday, February 16, 2020. Born in Providence Township, daughter of th…

James B. Lefever, 88, of Kirkwood, went home to be with his Lord on Feb 17, 2020 at Hospice & Community Care in Mount Joy.

Ada M. Bard, 84, of Peach Bottom, passed away on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at her home. She was the wife of the late John K. Bard, with whom…

Howard "Lee" DeLong, 78, of New Providence, passed away on Sunday, February 16, 2020 at Lancaster General Hospital. He was the companion of th…

Louise F. Scarborough, 94, formerly of Quarryville, entered into rest on Monday, February 24, 2020 at Hamilton Arms Center, where she had been…

Richard F. "Dick" Dengler, 89 of Willow Street died Thursday, February 27, 2020 at Lancaster General Hospital. He was born on Cabbage Hill in …

Jean H. Walker, 91, formerly of Georgetown and Stevens, passed away on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at Lancashire Hall. Born in Lancaster, she was t…

David A. "Dave" Sheaffer, Sr., 75, of Refton, passed away on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at Lancaster General Hospital. He was the beloved husband …

Carl R. Diem, 75, of Quarryville, entered into rest on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at home surrounded by his family. Born in Bareville, PA, he wa…

LaRue Ann Davis, 72, of Gap, passed away on Thursday, March 5, 2020 after fighting a long and courageous battle with her health. She was the l…

Everett P. Sumner, 95, of Quarryville, PA left this earthly world on March 10, 2020. Everett was the husband of June W. Sumner, who passed awa…

William P. "The Pirate" Arrowsmith, 93, of Peach Bottom, entered into rest at his home on Tuesday, March 10, 2020. Born in Manhattan, NY, he w…

Stephen W. "Steve" Poirier, 49, of Holtwood, formerly of Steelton, passed away on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 under the care of Hospice and Commun…

Sara Hannah LeFevre, 86, formerly of Georgetown, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at Quarryville Presbyterian Retire…

Debra Kay Murr, 64, of Millersville, entered into rest on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at Lancaster General Hospital. Born in Georgetown, she was …

Sandra L. "Sandy" Foulk, 80, of Lancaster, formerly of New Providence, passed away on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, at Maple Farm Nursing Center.…

Erma J. (Shenk) Work, 78, of Quarryville, went home to be with the Lord unexpectedly on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 while at home. Born in Elverso…

Robert L. "Bob" Becker, 81, formerly of Ronks and Manheim, passed away on Monday, April 6, 2020 at Conestoga View Nursing and Rehabilitation. …

Emma V. Ranck, 87, of Paradise Township, died peacefully at home and went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, April 7, 2020. Born in Sa…

Franklin Leroy Shreckengast, 67, of Palmyra, formerly of Quarryville, passed away on Friday, April 10, 2020. Born in Kirkwood, he was the son …

Frank Everett Brown, 66, of New Providence, entered into rest on April 13, 2020 at Lancaster General Hospital. Born in Columbia, he was the so…

Alice B. Graybill, 100, of Quarryville, entered into rest on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at the Harrison House in Christiania, where she had been …

Charles A. Lehner, 77, of Conestoga View, entered into rest on Wednesday, April 15, 2020. Born in Waterford, New Jersey, he was the son of the…

Grace E. (Reese) Book, 96, formerly of Willow Street and West Willow, passed away on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at Hamilton Arms Center. She wa…

Shirley A. (Bleacher) Rineer, 86, formerly of Quarryville, entered into rest on April 13, 2020 at Conestoga View. She was the daughter of the …

Judith A. Rintz, 81, of Millersville, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, April 13, 2020 after a courageous and hard-fought battle with …

Mary Elizabeth "Betty" Waltman of Quarryville, PA went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on April 20, 2020. She is the daught…

Joseph McKelvey, 95, of Holtwood, peacefully passed away on Thursday April 16, 2020 in his home. He was born on April 6, 1925 in a log cabin o…

Irwin Stauffer Widders, 94, of Landis Homes and formerly of Strasburg, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, April 24, 2020. Born in Lititz…

Sarah Ann (Correll) Woolson, 70, of Nottingham, passed away on Friday, April 24, 2020, at Chester County Hospital. She was the beloved wife of…

Theodore (Ted) Alan Traister,60, of Conestoga passed away peacefully at home on April 27, 2020. He was born February 9, 1960 in Bellefonte, a …

Edna "Darlene" Griest, 66, formerly of New Providence, passed away on Saturday, April 25, 2020 at Conestoga View & Rehabilitation. Born in…

Mary Jean (Jackubowski) Ross transitioned to the realms of angels and all those people and pets who have loved and gone before her on Tuesday,…

Jay N. Hastings, 68, of Quarryville, entered into rest on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at his home. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of Hayes and Mar…

Mary Elizabeth (Howell) Absher, 78, of Nottingham, PA passed away peacefully on May 6, 2020, at home surrounded by family, following a period …

Catherine Marie Shetler, 96, of the Quarryville Presbyterian Retire-ment Community, entered into rest on Sunday, May 10, 2020 at Hospice and C…

Dale T. Dissinger, 82, of Quarryville, his life plan now complete, returned to his Creator on May 12, 2020. He was born on Oct. 20, 1937 to th…

Anita L. Duncan, 88, formerly of New Providence, passed away on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at Conestoga View. Born in Martic Twp., she was the da…

Carl Lloyd Absher, 74, of Quarryville passed away at home on Friday, May 29, 2020 surrounded by his family. He was born in Harford County, Mar…

Betty Jane Booth, 75, of Quarryville, beloved wife, mother and "Mimi" went home to be with her Lord on Thursday, June 4, 2020 at her home. Bor…

Henry "Kip" Shaubach, Jr. passed away at his home at the Buck surrounded by his family on Monday morning, June 8, 2020 after a courageous two-…

The Reverend John L. Ferguson, 87, of Ware Presbyterian Village in Oxford, passed peacefully from us on June 9, 2020. "Jack", as he was loving…

Henry "Kip" Shaubach, Jr. passed away at his home at the Buck surrounded by his family on Monday morning, June 8, 2020 after a courageous two-…

Robert Joseph "Bobby" Hensel, 39, of Quarryville, entered into rest unexpectedly on Monday, June 15, 2020. Born in Lancaster, he was the son o…

Emma W. Rhoades, 91, of Lititz, passed away on June 16, 2020. Born in Colerain Twp., she was the daughter of the late Ezra and Anna (Book) Wis…

Linda L. Aument, 77, of Quarryville, entered into rest peacefully at the home of her daughter on Friday, June 26, 2020. Born in Refton, she wa…

Jerry L. Criswell, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, passed away peacefully on July 1, 2020 while surrounded by his…

Zachary Tyee Love will always be remembered for his kind, gentle, and creative spirit and his devoted love for family, friends, and animals. Z…

Louise R. Wenger, 95, widow of the late Henry N. Wenger, died July 6, 2020 at the Glen at Willow Valley. She was the daughter of the late H. L…

Robert William Charles, 49, of Quarryville entered into rest unexpectedly at his home on Wednesday, July 8, 2020. Born in Lancaster, he was th…

Shannon Diane Rivera, 43, of Columbia, entered into rest unexpectedly on Sunday, July 12, 2020. Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of Gre…

Frank B. Leed, 94, of New Providence, passed away on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, while under the care of Hospice & Community Care, Mount Joy. …

Wanda Elaine Maxwell, 68, of Phoenixville, passed away on Thursday, July 16, 2020, at WellSpan Chambersburg Hospital. Born in Nashville, TN, s…

Services celebrating the life of Sara H. Lefevre will take place at Wesley Church, 1104 Kirkwood Pike, Quarryville, PA on Saturday, July 25, 2…

Rhonda Grier Johnson, 79, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on July 20, 2020.

Esther M. Schneider, 96, passed away on Monday, July 20, 2020 at Quarryville Presbyterian Retire-ment Community (QPRC) after a long life well-lived.

William Arrowsmith's memorial mass will take place at St. Catherine's Catholic Church, 955 Robert Fulton Highway, Quarryville, PA on Wednesday…

Services celebrating the life of Henry "Kip" Shaubach, Jr. will take place on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. in the Family Life Center…

Jerre Groff, formerly of Strasburg, passed from this life on August 4, 2020 at Oak Leaf Manor, Millersville, PA at 92 years of age. He was bor…

Robert L. Barron, 79, of Holtwood, died Sunday, August 9, 2020 at his home. Born in Gordonville, he was the son of the late Walter and Dorothy…

Jeffrey A. Witmer, 66, of Quarryville entered into rest unexpectedly on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at Lancaster General Hospital. Born in Lancas…

Ruby F. Graver, 82, of Quarryville, entered into rest at her home on Sunday, August 16, 2020. Born in Martic Township, she was the daughter of…

John A. Lefever, 85, of Strasburg, entered into rest on Friday, August 14, 2020 at Lancaster General Hospital. Born in Rohrerstown, he was the…

Nancy A. Boyce, 84, of Quarryville, PA, passed into the Loving Arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on August 19, 2020, at her home, of n…

Brandon S. Murphy, 38, of New Providence, PA. passed away due to a vehicle accident on August 24, 2020. He was born on June 20, 1982 in New Pr…

Rachel Grace Novak, age 20, passed away unexpectedly in her home in Morton, Pennsylvania on August 27, 2020. She was the daughter of Richard (…

Curtis Allen Mellinger, 70, of Pequea, entered into rest on Sunday, August 30, 2020 at his home. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late…

Lester M. Weaver, 89 years, 4 months and 4 days, passed away Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020 at home. He was the husband of Anna H. Weaver. They had c…

Charlotte G. Musser, 98, of Quarryville, passed away on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community, following…

JoAnn Elizabeth Carroll, 89, of Quarryville and formerly of Dade City, Florida, entered into rest on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at her home.…

George G. Karabetsos, 87, of Holtwood, entered into rest on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at home with his daughter by his side. Born in Lancas…

Services celebrating the life of Charlotte G. Musser will take place on Saturday, October 3, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. in the Family Life Center of C…

Allen M. Weaver, of Quarryville, died on Saturday, September 26, 2020 at the age of 87 years, 6 mos., and 13 days. He was the son of the late …

Barbara Smith Fisher, 89, formerly of Willow Street, entered the Church Triumphant peacefully at the Glen at Willow Valley on Sunday, Septembe…

Barbara Jean "Barb" Gibson, 72, of Quarryville, passed away on Saturday, September 26, 2020 at Lancaster General Hospital. She was the beloved…

T. Kim Wagner, 77, of Quarryville, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 surrounded by his family. Born in West Grove, …

Vera M. Herr, 98, of Quarryville, entered into rest on Wednesday, October 14, 2020. She was born on March 17, 1922 in Fulton Township to the l…

Robert C. "Bob" Rabenau, 81, of Willow Street and The Villages, Florida, entered into rest on Saturday, October 17, 2020 at Hospice and Commun…

John J. Sabatine, 62, of Holtwood, entered into rest on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at his home. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of Joseph G…

Dr. Larry Austin Schmuck, VMD, 85, of New Providence, entered into rest on October 22, 2020 under hospice care. Born in Windsor, Pennsylvania,…

John C. Meixell, 73, of Quarryville, passed away on Monday, October 26, 2020, at his home. He was the beloved husband of Lorah T. (Trechel) Me…

Anna E. (Charles) Wilson, 92, of Quarryville and formerly of Strasburg, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, October 30, 2020 at the Quarr…

Richard Gary Homer, of Drumore, went home to heaven on November 5, 2020. He was 71 years old. Born in Ellsworth, Maine, he was the son of the …

Grace Anna Reed, 93, of Quarryville, passed into the arms of Jesus on Saturday, November 7, 2020 at her home. She was the wife of the late Ray…

Harry Mervin "Merv" McMichael, 90, of Quarryville, left this world to enter his Heavenly home on Thursday, November 12, 2020. Born in Pequea T…

Deborah Maxwell Joy, 82, of Quarryville, PA passed away Friday November 13, 2020 at home. She was the wife of Barnard "Hap" Joy with whom she …

Jones O. Bare, Jr. (J.O., Junior, J.R.) 62, of Holtwood, entered into rest on Friday, November 13, 2020 at Hospice and Community Care. Born in…

Jacqueline M. Blanchette, 71, of Quarryville, entered into rest on Thursday, November 12, 2020 at her home. Born in Philadelphia, she was the …

Due to an increase in Covid-19 cases, the Memorial Service for Deborah Joy which was to be held at Waterway Church in Oxford on Saturday, Nove…

Michael G. Kneisley, 79, of Willow Street, peacefully entered the arms of Jesus on Sunday, November 22, 2020 while at home. Born in Lancaster,…

Thelma Kreider Mitchell, 98, of the Glen at Willow Valley, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, November 24, 2020. Born in Martic Twp., s…

Evelyn R. Probst, 87, of Drumore, entered into rest on Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at Oak Leaf Manor in Millersville. Born in Fulton Twp., sh…

Mary Catherine Hall, 98, of Quarryville, entered into rest on November 30, 2020 at her home. Born in Andrew's Bridge, she was the daughter of …

Skylar Marie Caldwell, 22, lost her battle with addiction and departed this life on Sunday, November 29, 2020. Born in Lancaster, she was the …

William P. "Bill" Groff, 70, of Quarryville, passed away on Sunday, December 6, 2020 at his home. He was the beloved husband of Darlene F. (Co…

John P. Thompson, 88, of Kirkwood, entered into rest on Sunday, December 13, 2020 at Ware Presbyterian Village in Oxford. Born in West Chester…

John P. "Jack" Herr, 65, of New Providence, passed away on Saturday, December 12, 2020 at Lancaster General Hospital. He was the loving husban…

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Ruth Ann Wood, 86, formerly of Little Britain, recently a resident of Willow Valley, passed on December 16, 2020 after a brief illness. She wa…

R. Guy "Jack" Sexton, 81, of Peach Bottom, passed away on Thursday, December 17, 2020, due to injuries he sustained from a motor vehicle accid…

R. Guy "Jack" Sexton, 81, of Peach Bottom, passed away on Thursday, December 17, 2020, due to injuries he sustained from a motor vehicle accid…

Kenneth H. "Kenny" Weaver, 74, of Peach Bottom, entered into rest peacefully on Friday, December 18, 2020. Born in Lancaster, he was the son o…

Edward F. Toole, 85, of Lancaster, entered into rest on Thursday, December 24, 2020 at Hospice and Community Care. Born in Albany, New York, h…

Cory M. Giberson, 34, of Ronks, entered into rest unexpectedly at his home on Wednesday, December 23, 2020. Born in Lancaster, he was the son …

Jason Quinn Hawthorne, 42, of Kirkwood, passed away unexpectedly at Reading Hospital on Christmas Day after a sudden illness. Born in Lancaste…

Rodney M. Whiteside, 85, of Milroy and formerly of Oxford, entered into rest on December 21, 2020 at his home. Born in West Grove, he was the …

Caroline Elinor Hodson, 88, formerly of New Providence, went home to be with her Lord on Monday, December 28, 2020 at Colonial Manor Nursing a…

Ivan Joseph Kuklis, 83, of Quarryville, entered into rest on January 4, 2021 at Lancaster General Hospital with his wife and members of his lo…

Amos Z. Nolt, of Peach Bottom, died peacefully at age 84 on January 8th, 2021 at the Hospice Care center in Mount Joy. He was the loving husba…

John Grant Flahart, 71, of Quarryville, passed away on Saturday, January 9, 2021 at Lancaster General Hospital. Born in Fort Belvoir, VA, he w…

William C. "Bill" Fuller, 87, of Little Britain, passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, January 20, 2021. He was the beloved husband…

Else Caroline Lohmann Linde passed away on January 21, 2021, at the age of 99. She was the wife of the late Karl Dietrich Linde and the daught…

Miriam Anna Kreider Krantz passed away January 27, 2021. She was born March 6, 1931 to Alice Stauffer and Benjamin Kreider in Drumore, PA. She…

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Bayne Gore, Jr., 84, of Millersville and formerly of Quarryville, passed peacefully into eternal rest on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 due to COVI…

Catharine M. Weaver, 98, of Lititz, and a lifelong resident of Lancaster County, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 28, 2021. Born Ma…

Frank S. Weidman, 89, of Christiana, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 31, 2021 at the Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Comm…

Ruth Y. Rineer, 87, of Strasburg, entered into rest at her home on Wednesday, February 3, 2021. Born in West Willow, she was the daughter of t…

Mary Ann Reisinger, 69, of Mountville, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, January 30, 2021 at her home, of natural causes. She was the daug…

Samuel J. Sheets, 76, of Peach Bottom, entered into rest on Thursday, February 4, 2021 at Lancaster General Hospital after a brief battle with…

Judith Louise Paul, 73, of Columbia, passed away peacefully at Susquehanna Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on Friday, February 5, 202…

Judith Louise Paul, 73, of Columbia, passed away peacefully at Susquehanna Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on Friday, February 5, 202…

Shirley M. Prange, 67, of Quarryville entered into rest on Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at Lancaster General Hospital. Born in Lancaster, she was…

Sherry Lynn Cunningham, 50, of Lancaster, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, February 15, 2021 at Lancaster General Hospital. Born in La…

Billy Joe Weaver, 83, of Peach Bottom, entered into rest on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at Lancaster General Hospital. Born in Grassy Creek, …

Pearl L. Lapp, 88, of Lititz, died peacefully on Monday, February 22, 2021 at UPMC, Lititz. Born in Atglen, she was the daughter of the late E…