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The Morning Call, Berks Co., PA--Dec 7, 1989  Earl B. AUMAN, 85, of 1205 Spring St., Reading, died Wednesday in Community General Hospital, Reading. He was the husband of Rebecca A. (WEBER) AUMAN. He was employed by the former Reading Railroad Co. until retiring in 1970. He previously was a maintenance man for the Reading Eagle. Born in Reading, he was a son of the late Chester H. and Elizabeth (BOYER) AUMAN. He was a member of Salem United Church of Christ, Bethel, Berks County. Survivors: Wife, and sisters, Mrs Edith BERNHARD of Allentown and Mrs Hazel HOFFERT of Bethlehem. Services: 11 a.m. Monday, Hill Funeral Home, Main Street, Rehrersburg, Berks County. Call 10-11 a.m. Monday.

B---- Bahn, Barnhart, Beam, Beard, Bechtel, Beck, Becker, Bender, Bevis, Black, Blauch, Boughter, Bowers, Boyles, Bradley, Brandt, Breidenstine, Brian, Bricker, Bross, Brown, Buckalew, Burkman

Lancaster Intell Journal  Lancaster,  PA--May 29, 1957  Charles Roy BAHN, 69, of Lititz R2 died May 28, at home after suffering a stroke yesterday afternoon. He was under the care of a physician for sometime. Born in Emigville, York County and the son of Frederick and Adeline BAHN. He was a member of St Paul's Lutheran Church, Penryn. A farmer, he resided in the Lititz area for 44 years. Survivors include 3 grandchildren. Funeral on Friday with the Rev. Henry L Reed, officiating.

NEW Lebanon Daily News Lebanon, PA—June 1999  Services for Mary Lou BARNHART, Laudermilch Road, Palmyra, were held Monday, June 28, 1999, at St. John’s Evangelical Congregational Church, Steelstown.  She was the wife of Millard BARNHART.  The Rev. William J. McEllroy Jr., pastor of the church, officiated.  Interment was in the church cemetery with Jason BARNHART, Joseph BARNHART, Paul ENGLE, Dennis GEORGE, Steve MAZICH and Eric TUSHUP serving as pallbearers.  Arrangements were handled by Buse Funeral Home, Palmyra.

The Sunday Patriot-News Harrisburg, PA-- March 10, 1996  Linda K. ARNOLD-BEAM, 38, of 1052 N. Mountain Road, Lower Paxton Twp., died Wednesday as the result of a shooting at home.  She was self-employed as a certified financial planner.  Surviving are her father, Bobby T. ARNOLD; her mother, Phyllis M. GEORGE; and a sister, Cindi A. GORCZYCA, all of Harrisburg; and her maternal grandmother, Anna M. OBENSTINE of Elizabethtown.  Burial will be in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, Lower Paxton, Twp.

Lebanon Daily News Lebanon, PA--Mar. 1, 2004  Robert E. BEARD, 38, of 313 Juniper St., Cornwall, died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2004, in the Hershey Medical Center.  Born July 9, 1965, in Lebanon, he was the son of Robert P. and Karrin L. KOHL BEARD, with who he lived.  He was a 1983 graduate of Cedar Crest High School, worked at Weis Markets in Manheim and was a member of Cornwall United Methodist church.  He enjoyed NASCAR and other sports.  Surviving, in addition to his parents, are son Zachary R. BEARD of Annville; daughter Michelle M. BEARD of Annville; and several aunts and uncles.  Graveside services will be at 11 am Thursday at Greenwood Cemetery, followed by memorial services at 7:30 p.m. at Cornwall United Methodist Church.

Lanc. New Era Lancaster, PA-- Jan. 10, 2002  The Rev. Robert F. BEARD, 80, of 139 Sunrise Drive, Middletown, died Tuesday at Community General Osteopathic Hospital, Harrisburg, after a brief illness.  BEARD, who formerly lived in Soudersburg and New Castle, Del., retired from the former Gerberich-Payne Shoe Co., Mount Joy.  He also had been a pastor in churches in Lancaster and Delaware.  BEARD was a member of Cornwall United Methodist Church and the United Missionary Evangelistic Association.  He was a 1940 graduate of Cornwall High School and a graduate of the former Hauer Business School, Lebanon.  A veteran of World War II, he served in both the U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force.  He was a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8638, Highspire; Disabled American Veterans, Elizabethtown; and AMVET.  He was past president of the board of directors of Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, where he also served as chaplain.  A mason, he was a member of Tall Cedars 43, Zembo Temple and its consistory and Perseverance Lodge 21, all in Harrisburg.  He enjoyed crocheting.  Born in Cornwall, he was the son of the late George H. and Hattie DEITZ BEARD.  He was married to Anna M. LONGENECKER BEARD.  Among his survivors, in addition to his wife, are two brothers, Kenneth of Manheim and Jack of Cornwall, and a sister, Rose GINDER of Cleona.  He was preceded in death by a son, Robert L.

Reading Eagle, Berks Co., PA--Apr 21, 1906  Samuel BECHTEL, of this city, employed on the wreck train of the Penn'a Railroad Company, was fatally injured near Primrose colliery, at Minersville, Friday afternoon. While he was helping to unload some iron pipes one of the skids slipped and the heavy pipe caught Mr. BECHTEL who was on the ground. He was thrown against the wheel of the car, the pipe crushing his head and fracturing his skull. He was hurried to the Pottsville Hospital where he died at 3 o'clock Friday afternoon. Deceased was born in Heidelberg and lived in this city for many years. He was employed on the Penn'a wreck train for some years. Besides his widow he is survived by two children, Samuel and Minnie and three brothers, John, Joseph and William and a sister, Katie. The remains were taken to the home of his son, Samuel, 138 Court, by Funeral Director Theo. C. Auman.

Lancaster New Era  Lancaster,   PA --Jan 7, 1938  Elias S. BECK, fifty-three, 472 Atlantic avenue, died at 3 a.m. Thursday at his home of a complication of diseases after an illness of two years. He was born in Leacock township a son of Israel BECK and the late Alice STOUDER BECK, and was a member of the Vine Street Mennonite mission. He is survived by his father, his wife who was Ruth A. FEHR before marriage, and these children: Helen, wife of William PREPERATO, Alice, wife of Ira HAWKE, Harold, all of this city; Henry, James, Carol, Ammon, Minnie, Dorothy, Joseph, Francis and Harold, all at home also a brother, Henry, of New York City. Services will be held at the Vine Street mission Monday afternoon at 2 o'clcck and interment will be in Erisman's Mennonite cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral parlors of Fred F. Groff, Inc., 234 West Orange street, Sunday evening from 7 to 9 o'clock.

Intell. Journal Lancaster, PA--Sept. 23, 1997  Lois B. BECKER, 55, of 516 W. Brubaker Valley Road, Lititz, died Sunday evening at Lancaster General Hospital following an extended illness.  She was married to Arthur BECKER Jr. for 31 years on April 9.  A homemaker, she was a member of White Oak Church of the Brethren, Manheim.  Her hobbies included gardening, farming and sewing.  Born in Elizabeth Twp., she was the daughter of Esther BRADLEY GROFF, who died Sept. 6, and the late Landis K. GROFF.  Surviving in addition to her husband are one son, Simon S., at home; four daughters, Rebecca M. BECKER and Mary L. BECKER, both of Lititz, Esther M., wife of Dwight HESS of Lititz, and Faith R. BECKER, at home; two grandsons; and one sister, Mary GROFF of Lititz.

Lancaster New Era  Lancaster,   PA--July 12, 1999  Survivors have been named for Rebecca M. BECKER, 32, of 641 W. Brubaker Valley Road, Lititz, who died Monday afternoon in the trauma unit of Lancaster General Hospital.  She was injured earlier in the afternoon in a two-vehicle accident in Warwick township.  Miss BECKER was a packer operator for Kreider Poultry Farms, Manheim.  She was previously employed by the former Gerber Childrenswear Inc., Ephrata.  A member of White Oak Church of the Brethren, Manheim, she served on the church's bulletin committee, taught summer Bible school and was a member of the Home Builders Sunday school class.  Her hobbies included sewing, gardening and caring for animals.  Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of Arthur BECKER Jr. of Lititz and the late Lois GROFF BECKER.  Besides her father she is survived by a stepmother, Patricia LONG BECKER, Lititz; and a brother, Simon S., and three sisters, Esther M., married to Dwight HESS, Mary L. and Faith R., all of Lititz.

NEW  New Era, Lancaster, PA--Nov. 8, 1999  David R. BENDER, 51, of 814 Olde Hickory Road, died unexpectedly of natural causes Saturday while in Melbourne Beach, Fla.  He was a groundskeeper for the Olde Hickory golf and residential facilities.  Born in Terre Hill, he was the son of Josephine I. WEAVER BENDER of Brethren Village and the late Charles A. BENDER.  He was married to Jean NESSINGER BENDER.  Surviving besides his wife and mother are three sisters, Betty A. MARTIN, Mary Jane, wife of C. Blaine STARR, and Julia, wife of Donald WELSH, all of New Holland; and a brother, Charles Allen, husband of Julie F. STAUFFER BENDER of Lancaster.

Unknown Lancaster Newspaper-- James R. BEVIS, 59, of 213 E. King St., was found dead at home Saturday night after a long illness.  He had operated a lawn service until his illness.  Born in Lancaster, he was the son  of the late Harry and Marie LeVAN BEVIS.  He belonged to the First United Methodist Church.  He had attended Franklin and Marshall College and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.  Surviving are two sisters, Katherine B., wife of Albert B. WOHLSEN, Lancaster, and Nancy B., wife of William F. AIGLER, Bellevue, Ohio.  (My note: James died February 28, 1987.)

Patriot News, Harrisburg, PA--Dec. 28, 1989  Lebanon- George W. BLACK Sr., 88, of 411 Weidman St. died Tuesday in Good Samaritan Hospital.  He was retired from Reily Yiengst Burial Vault Co. and Grimes Food Market; had worked for the city Parks and Recreation Department; and was a member of St. Mark's United Church of Christ.  Surviving are his wife, Miriam E. WEABER BLACK; a son, George W. Jr. of Lebanon; two daughters, Sara Jane KURY of York, and Marion B. BOWMAN of Lebanon; a brother, Harold of Mount Gretna; a sister, Marion HETRICH of Cornwall; 10 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.  Services will be held at 1 p.m. tomorrow in the Rohland Funeral Home.  Burial will be in Mount Lebanon Cemetery.

Lebanon Daily News  Lebanon,  PA--Dec 27, 1969  Funeral services for Annie L. HOLSBURG BLAUCH, widow of William BLAUCH, 719 Guilford St., were held this afternoon from the Rohland Funeral Home. Burial was in the Ebenezer Cemetery. The Rev. Chester W. Hartman, pastor of the Ebenezer United Methodist church, officiated.

Lebanon Daily News  Lebanon,  PA--Mar 14, 1975  Services were held this morning in the Taylor-Ruffner Funeral Home for Charles A. BOUGHTER, husband of the late Anna FERRY BOUGHTER, 362 N. Second St. The Rev. Wilson R. Hoyer, pastor of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, officiated. Interment was in Mt. Lebanon Cemetery. Pallbearers were Theodore BRANDT, Frederick CARPENTER, Rolf CONZELMAN, Wilson KOLLE, David SHERMAN and Raymond SHIRK.

The Evening News Harrisburg, PA-- March 26, 1991  Natechia Jean BOWERS, 30, of 688 Potts Hill Road, Lewisbery, died Sunday in an auto accident.  She was a Sunday school teacher and member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Lemoyne, and assisted with kindergarten at Mount Zion Elementary School, Fairview Twp.  Surviving are her husband, Gregory S. BOWERS; two sons, Douglas H. and Daniel R., and a daughter, Jessica L., all at home; two sisters, Linda BEAM of Harrisburg, and Cindi CHRISTIE of Lewisberry; her father, Anthony BOSAK of Hummelstown; her mother, Phyllis GEORGE of Harrisburg; and her maternal grandmother, Anna Mae OBENSTINE of Elizabethtown.  Burial will be in Tri-County Memorial Gardens, Newberry Twp.

Lancaster New Era  Lancaster,   PA--Sept. 9, 2000  Helen P. "Pat" BOYLES, 46, of 329 S. Third St., Columbia, died Friday at Lancaster General Hospital after an 18-year illness.  Born in Columbia, she was the daughter of Violet ZINK BOYLES of Columbia and the late Harry N. BOYLES.  Surviving, in addition to her mother, are a son, Todd M. of Columbia; two brothers, Ronald L. of Mountville and Harry N. Jr. of Marietta; and three sisters, Josetta M. FRICK of Columbia, Deanna A. YOCUM of Mountville and Laurie M. LEWIS of Columbia.  She was preceded in death by a brother. Stephen M.

Mount Joy Herald  Mount Joy,  PA--March 12, 1904  A sad accident befell Jacob the 20 months' old child of Simon and Rebecca BRADLEY, who live on the farm of Henry N. Eby, in West Hempfield township, which resulted in the little one's death. The child fell on Saturday morning and struck the side of its head on the sharp corner of a table. The injury was not considered serious at first, but the child speedily grew worse and a physician was summoned but nothing could be done and it died on Tuesday morning. Funeral services were held on Thursday morning at the home of the parents and were conducted by Revs. Amos Hottenstein and Samuel Sonnen.

Lancaster New Era  Lancaster,   PA--January 31, 2000  Trudy A. BRADLEY, 52, of 751 W. Brubaker Valley Road, Lititz, died Saturday evening at home after an lengthy illness.  She was the manager of the business she owned with her husband, Jay W. BRADLEY, Wholesale Shooters Supplies, in Lititz.  She and her husband were married for 33 years.  She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Penryn.  A life member of the North American Hunting Association she was a benefactor member of the National Rifle Association, Potter County Anglers, Lititz Sportsmen's Club, Ducks Unlimited and the Ladies Auxiliary of Penryn Fire Company.  She was a avid hunter and fisherwomen.  A 1964 graduate of Warwick High School, she attended Kutztown University for two years.  Born in Olean, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Harvey E. and Anna THOMAS BISSELL.  Surviving in addition to her husband are a son, J. J. of Lititz; two brothers, Lawrence W., married to Cheryl BISSELL of West Seneca, N.Y., and Thomas H., married to Lynn BISSELL of Mims, Fla.; and a sister, Laurel H. HARRIS of Sallis, Miss.

The Evening News Harrisburg, PA--October 30, 1992  Ada E. BRICKER BRANDT, 91, of Hershey RD1, died yesterday in Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon. She was a member of Conewago Church of the Brethren, Hershey RD1.  She was the widow of Ralph B. BRANDT.  Surviving are two sons, Arthur E. and Carl A., both of Hershey; four daughters, Orpha LEININGER of Elizabethtown, Mina R. SHILLING of Hershey, Bernice I. CASSEL of Manheim and Eleanor HESS of Palmyra; 17 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.  Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Monday in her church.  Burial will be in Shenk's Cemetery, Conewago Twp.

Intell. Journal  Lancaster,   PA--May 17, 1973  Mrs.  Daisy I. BRANDT, 65, of 477 Holly St., Elizabethtown, died Tuesday at the Hershey Medical Center. She had been a resident of Middletown 60 years prior to moving to Elizabethtown 4 years ago. She was a member of St Peter's Lutheran Church, Middletown. Survivors include 2 daughters, Mrs Ruth HOOVER, with whom she resided and Mrs Joan CLOUSER, Royalton; 8 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; 3 sisters: Mrs Dorothy ARNDT, Carisle; Mrs Bertha SWEIGART, Harrisburg; Mrs Kathryn PEIFFER, Lancaster; 2 brothers: Raymond BRICKER, Middletown and Paul, Dauphin. Funeral will be Friday, with the Rev Raymond Fetter and Rev Robert Trego officiating.

The Harrisburg Patriot, Harrisburg,  PA--June 21, 1997  Lebanon-- Roy R. BREIDENSTINE, 55, of 118 E. Elm St. died Friday in Hershey Medical Center.  He was a self-employed roofer and a member of Hebron United Methodist Church.  Surviving are his wife, Susan J. KUPP BREIDENSTINE of Mount Wilson; four daughters, Lori SCHRECKENGAST of Palmyra, Tina VERNA of Elizabethtown and Gina ENKOFF and Stacey STAGER, both of Lebanon; his parents, Lester and Alice WILSON BREIDENSTINE, and a brother, Lester, all of Mount Wilson; and seven grandchildren.  Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in his church.  Burial will be in Grand View Memorial Park, North Annville, Twp. Viewing will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday in the church. Christman's Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Lancaster New Era  Lancaster,  PA--Jan 7, 1938  Ellis BRIAN, sixty-one, died at 1:45 P.M. Wednesday, at his home in York, of pneumonia. He is survived by one brother, Albert BRIAN, of Lancaster. Services will be held at the Edward W. Baumeister funeral home in York, at 2 P.M. tomorrow. Interment will be in the Prospect Hill cemetery.

Lancaster Daily Intell Journal   Lancaster,   PA--Jan 7, 1928  Mrs.  Annie BRICKER, 73, wife of Amos Bricker, died at her home in Rapho Township yesterday morning at 4 o'clock of complications. Besides her husband, survivors are Mrs. Laura MYERS, Elizabethtown; Irwin W., Mt Joy; Norman, Middletown; Ira, Manheim & Amos, Florin. Funeral from late home Monday afternoon at 1 p.m. with burial at Greentree Cemetery.

Daily Intell.  Journal  Lancaster,  PA--Oct 15, 1947  Anna A. BRICKER, 72, died Monday at 11 p.m. at home of son, Paul BRICKER, 136 S. Popular St., Elizabethtown of a heart condition. She was a member of Mt Calvary Church, Elizabethtown. Survived by son, Paul, Elizabethtown; 6 grandchildren; one brother, Samuel ANDREWS, Elizabethtown RD and one sister, Mrs. William BARLEY, Palmyra. Funeral Friday with interment at Fishburn Cemetery.

The Patriot News Harrisburg,   PA--July 23, 1954  Middletown-- Mrs.  Anna T. BRICKER, 62, 477 E. Main St., wife of Raymond BRICKER, died Wednesday night at a hospital in Harrisburg.  Member of the Evangelical United Brethren Church and the Ladies of the Moose of Elizabethtown.  In addition to her husband she is survived by a sister, Mrs. Sara EVELOCK, Carlisle.  Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at the funeral home at Spring and Water Sts., with Rev. Homer Falstick, pastor of EUB church officiating. Burial in Middletown Cemetery.

Daily Intell.  Journal Lancaster,  PA--Nov 27, 1951  Ellen S. BRICKER, 76, wife of Samuel died at 6 p.m. yesterday at home, Elizabethtown R2. She was the daughter of Benjamin & Margaret STEINRUCK CALEY, Dauphin County. Survivors include 2 sons and 1 daughter; Monroe and Harry, Elizabethtown R2, and Edith wife of Frank KREIDER, 14 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. Funeral on Friday. Interment at Shenks Cemetery.

The Evening News Harrisburg, PA--Nov. 25, 1991  Harry C. BRICKER Sr., of 80 Bricker Lane died yesterday in Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon.  He was a retired stitcher for the former W. Kreider Shoe Factory, Palmyra, and was a member of Conewago Church of the Brethren, Hershey.  Surviving are his wife, Kathryn Arlene SHELLY BRICKER; four sons, Harry C. Jr., Dennis L., Donald R. and Douglas J., all of Elizabethtown; a daughter, Harriet L. VIA of Hummelstown; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.  Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Shenk's Community Church, 5580 Schoolhouse Road.  Burial will be in Shenk's Cemetery.

NEW Lancaster New Era Lancaster, PA—July 29, 1999   Janet A. BRICKER, 72, of 2754 Mount Pleasant Road, Mount Joy, died Thursday morning at home after a two-year illness.  Mrs. BRICKER was a member of Grace Baptist Church, Lancaster.  Throughout her life, she taught Sunday school and led women’s Bible studies.  She also taught Good News Clubs through child Evangelism Fellowship.  She and her husband went on short-term mission trips to Japan, Texas, Arizona and Florida.  She was a 1944 graduate of former Mount Joy High School. Born in Mount Joy Township, she was the daughter of the late Paul K. Sr. and Mabel KEENEY EARHART.  She was married to Amos A. BRICKER for 54 years on May 27.  Surviving besides her husband are twin daughters, Karen E., married to Lawrence VANDERSCHAAF II of Mount Joy, and Sharon E. married to the Rev. David V. MARTIN of Elizabethtown; a son, Dr. Dean A., married to Kathe J. BRICKER of Beavercreek, Ohio; nine grandchildren; a great-grandson; and a brother, Paul K. Jr., married to Beverly EARHART of Mount Joy.

Lancaster Daily Intell. Journal  Lancaster,  PA--Apr 21, 1926  John BRICKER, 67, of 126 S. Popular St., Elizabethtown, died at the St Joseph Hospital of complications yesterday evening at 6:15 p.m. Funeral on Saturday at the house. Burial at Mt. Tunnel Cemetery. Survivors include a daughter, Verna wife of Wylie FLOWERS, Elizabethtown; 3 sisters, Mrs. Allen COBLE, Mrs. Samuel McGINNEY and Mrs. Isaac CASSEL of Elizabethtown.

NEW Lancaster New Era Lancaster, PA—May 29, 2003  Margaret K. BRICKER , 90, formerly of Elizabethtown, died Tuesday evening at Calvary Fellowship Homes, 502 Elizabeth Drive, after a long illness.  Mrs. BRICKER worked many years as a stitcher for the former Empire Shoe Co. and the former Beford Shoe Co., both in Elizabethtown.  She enjoyed gardening. Born in Harrisonburg, Va., she was one of nine children.  She was the wife of Owen B. BRICKER, who died in 1979.  Survivors include a granddaughter and three great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by a daughter, Louise B. MUMPER, wife of Dale W. MUMPER of Elizabethtown.

Lancaster Daily Intell. Journal Lancaster, PA--July 17, 1923  Miss Naomi C. BRICKER, 28, died Monday evening at the home of her parents in West Donegal Twp., after an illness of 2 weeks from typhoid fever.  Survived by her parents Amos & Annie BRICKER, Mrs. Laura MYERS, Mount Joy, Irwin, Rapho, Norman, Memphis, TN, Ira, at home,  and Amos, Elizabethtown.  Funeral Thursday from Rheems Church. Burial at Greentree Cemetery.

Daily Intell.  Journal  Lancaster,   PA--Dec 22, 1958  Norman A. BRICKER, 77, Middletown R2 died Friday at Harrisburg Hospital. Born in East Donegal Township, a son of Amos & Anna MINNICH BRICKER. He was a member of Local Order of Moose #148, York and retired carpenter having been last employed in Steelton. Survivors are wife, Margaret M.; three brothers: Irwin W.; Ira M., both of Manheim; and Amos E., Elizabethtown. Funeral Tuesday with interment at Greentree Cemetery.

The Patriot News Harrisburg,  PA--November 11, 1980  Raymond H. BRICKER, 68, of 328 Penn Ave., Reading, and formerly of Middletown, died Sunday in Reading Hospital.  He was a retired employee of Hesteco Press Factory, Hummelstown; former employee of Burns Security; member of American Legion Post 594, Firemans Relief Association, and Union Hose Co., all of Middletown; LOOM 596, Elizabethtown, and Berkshire Heights Fire Co.  Surviving are 3 sisters, Mrs. Mary PEIFER of Lancaster, Mrs. Dorothy ARNDT of Hummelstown, and Mrs. Bertha SWEIGART of Lemoyne; and a brother Paul, of Dauphin.  Services on Thursday at 2 p.m. at the funeral home at Spring and Water streets, Middletown; Rev. Donald L. Ripple will officiate.  Burial in Middletown Cemetery.

Daily Intell. Journal   Lancaster,  PA--June 19, 1933  William BRICKER, 58, died at home in Royalton early Friday morning of a heart attack. He was ailing for the past several years. He was employed as a trackman for P.R.R. Co. a number of years. He was a member of Royalton United Brethren Church. Survived by his wife and children: Mrs Paul BRANDT, Middletown; Raymond, Dorothy, Bertha, Catherine and Paul at home; 1 brother: John BRICKER, Royalton; and 5 sisters: Mrs Martin HORNIG, Highspire; Mrs Abram BELLRING, Brooklyn, NY; Mrs Edward KENDIG, Elizabethtown and Mrs Frank HORNING, Sauderton.

Lebanon Daily News  Lebanon,  PA--Oct 25, 1976  Services were held this afternoon from Strauss Funeral Home, Jonestown, for Anna E. BROSS, widow of Harry BROSS, 338 N. Lancaster St., Jonestown. The Rev. D. Michael Coombe, pastor of Zion Lutheran Church, Jonestown, officiated. Interment was in the church cemetery. Members of the family served as pallbearers.

Intell. Journal Lancaster, PA--April 16, 1996  Glenn M. BROWN, 40, of 18 Justin Circle, Ephrata, died of natural causes Monday morning in Lancaster General Hospital, where he had been a patient for 5 1/2 weeks.  He was the husband of Denise M. HOWDYSHELL BROWN.  They were married for 22 years in November.  Born in Lebanon, he was a son of Frances L. REPPERT BROWN of Lebanon and the late Harry J. BROWN. BROWN was employed for the past 10 months as a concrete finisher with Latshaw Brothers Concrete Inc. of Denver.  Previously, he worked in construction for five years with J. D. Eckman of Atglen.  Surviving in addition to his wife and mother are a daughter, Stacey L. BROWN, at home; and three brothers, Jay H. of Myerstown, James A. of Lebanon and Albert J. of Newmanstown R1.

Lancaster New Era  Lancaster,  PA--Jan 7, 1938  Edmund B. BUCKALEW, sixty-six, died at 7:45 P.M. Wednesday at his home in Mount Gretna of a cerebral hemorrhage. He was a state secretary of the Y. M. C. A. for sixteen years and served as extension secretary of the Moody Bible Institute of Chicago for fifteen years. He is survived by his wife, Mary, and these children, Allen H., Dayton, Ohio; George W., Reading, and Edmund B. Jr., Pittsburgh. Services will be held at 2 P.M. tomorrow at the home with interment in Paxton Presbyterian church cemetery at Paxtang. Friends may call this evening from 7 to 9 o'oclock.

Lebanon Daily News  Lebanon,  PA--Sept 30, 1972  Services were held this morning for Albert R. BURKMAN, husband of the late Annie HEVERLING BURKMAN, Myerstown RD 1, from the Kercher Funeral Home, Myerstown. The Rev. William Miller, pastor of St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Schaefferstown, officiated. Interment was in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Myerstown RD 3. Pallbearers were Ralph STOHLER, John FIRESTINE, Samuel WOOMER, Thomas HARNISH, Henry HEFFELFINGER and Walter HIBSHMAN.

C----  Caldwell, Casavant, Charleston, Chernich, Christ, Clawser

Lebanon Daily News Lebanon, PA-- June 9, 2001  Emma Catherine CALDWELL, 49, of 1280 Colebrook Road, Lebanon, died of natural causes Thursday, June 7, 2001, at her home.  Born Jan. 29, 1952, she was the daughter of William S. and Catherine G. HARTMAN DEITZ of Lebanon.  She was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and an employee of Murray Steaks in Lebanon.  She was a member of the Navy Club and St. Mary's Church.  Surviving, in addition to her parents, are son Shane C. CALLAHAN and his wife, Gwen, of East Petersbrug; brother John W. DEITZ of Lebanon; and a niece and nephew.  Funeral services will be held  Monday from Thompson Funeral Home.  Interment will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery.

Lancaster New Era Lancaster, PA--July 2, 1992  Olga L. CASAVANT, 74, of Country Meadows of Lancaster, 1380 Elm Ave., died Wednesday afternoon at Lancaster General Hospital after an illness of several months.  A veteran middle school math teacher, she was a graduate of Lebanon Valley College and earned a master's degree in nursing from Yale University School of Nursing.  She served in the U.S. Army Nursing Corps from 1946 to 1950, attaining the rank of second lieutenant.  She also was a nursing instructor at Lancaster General Hospital, and worked as a school nurse.  After 13 years in nursing, she decided to become a math teacher, retiring from Manheim Township School District in 1980.  She taught for a total of 25 years, including 18 years at Manheim Township.  A long-time resident of 1910 Sterling Place, she was a member of the Church of the Apostles, United Church of Christ, where she was a regular office volunteer.  She was also a Sunshine Committee member there, and an officer in the Apostles Seniors group.  She was also a member of the Lancaster Area Retired Public School Employee Association and a board member of the Lanco Federal Credit Union.  She was a member of the American Association of Retired Persons and volunteered at Community Hospital of Lancaster.  She also volunteered at Landis Valley Farm Museum during Harvest Days and other special events.  She was a docent at the North Museum and a member of the North Museum Associates.  Born in Lebanon, she was the daughter of the late J. Carlos and Sarah WEABER LOPES.  Surviving are three sisters: Lela W. LOPES and Zelia W. LOPES, both of Myerstown; and Rita L., Wife of Harry J. KREISER of Hershey.

Intell. Journal Lancaster, PA--July 3, 1997  Anna M. CHARLESTON, 83, of Audubon Villa Nursing Home, 125 S. Broad St., Lititz, died there of natural causes early Wednesday morning.  She was the wife of the late William O. CHARLESTON.  Mrs. CHARLESTON was a homemaker.  She was a member of First Church of God, Lancaster.  Born in Columbia, she was the daughter of Edna j. MCCLAIR.  Surviving are a brother, Dean LOWRY of Mountville.

Intell. Journal Lancaster,  PA--August 1946  Barbara D. CHARLESTON, 84 years, Newville, Elizabethtown RD, died at her home at 9:05 pm Tuesday of a complication of diseases. She was a member of Elizabethtown Evangelical and Reformed Church. Survivors include sons, George, Roy, William and Lavern; one daughter, Mrs. Anna LIGHTNER, all of Elizabethtown; 18 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and one g-g-grandchild. a brother, George SWEIGART, Manheim RD; and sister, Mrs. John OBER, Elizabethtown, RD.

New Era  Lancaster,  PA--May 17, 2002  Charles R. CHARLESTON, 73, of 305 Decatur St., Elizabethtown, died Wednesday afternoon at home after a brief illness. CHARLESTON was employed for 25 years by M&M/Mars, Elizabethtown, and its predecessor, Klein Chocolate Co. He retired in 1986. A U.S. Army veteran, he served as an artilleryman during the Korean War. He was a life member of American Legion, Conewago Post 329; Veterans of Foreign Wars, Fred Barley Post 5667; and Loyal Order of Moose, Lodge 596, all in Elizabethtown. CHARLESTON enjoyed bowling and watching sports, especially the Philadelphia Phillies baseball team. In his earlier years, he was a pitcher on Elizabethtown-area baseball teams. He was known as "Lefty" for his left-handed pitching. Born in West Donegal Township, he was the son of the late Roy F. and Ella M. PEFFLEY CHARLESTON. He was known to his family and friends as "Charlie". The last of his immediate family, he is survived by several cousins. He was preceded in death by a sister.

Lancaster New Era  Lancaster,  PA--Mar 23, 1918  On Friday, Clayton S. CHARLESTON, son of Mr. and Mrs.  Edward CHARLESTON, of Elizabethtown died suddenly from heart troubles. He was 29 years old and apparently in good health until a few hours before his death. He was a member of Christ Reformed Church and Knights of Mystic. He is survived by his parents and several brothers and sisters.

Lebanon Daily New   Lebanon,  PA--Dec 16, 1918  Funeral services were conducted this morning for Mrs. Mary CHERNICH, widow of Michael CHERNICH, formerly of Cornwall, and more recently of Magnolia, Del. Following brief rites at the home of a daughter, Mrs. John FAKE, at Minners Village, a requiem high mass was solemnized in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Cornwall with the rector, the Rev. Ambrose Hayden, officiating. Burial was made in Holy Savior Cemetery at Cornwall. Thompson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Lebanon Daily News Lebanon,  PA--Oct. 8, 1915  In Bismarck, on the 7th inst., Cyrus M. CHRIST, aged 60 years and 14 days. Funeral on Monday morning, at 9:00 o'clock, from the late residence in Bismarck. Services at Bismarck Reformed church. Interment at Bismarck cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited to attend without further notice.

The Harrisburg Patriot  Harrisburg,  PA--June 10, 1997  Alice B. CLAWSER, 100, of Middletown died Sunday in Integrated Health Services of Hershey at Woodlands. She was a waitress, retired from Tokyo Gardens Restaurant.  Surviving is a niece, Irene GENTILE, with who she lived.  Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Rohland Funeral Home, Lebanon.  Burial will be in Quentin Cemetery.

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Lancaster New Era  Lancaster, PA--Jan 7, 1938  Mrs.  Naomi DAGEN, sixty-six, wife of Edward DAGEN, was found dead in bed at her home this morning at 3 o'clock. Dr Walter H. MYLIN, of Willow Street, and Dr J.D. HEIM, of New Providence, deputy coroner, were called and pronounced death due to heart trouble. She was a member of Boehm's M. E. church. Besides her husband she is survived by two children, Roy R., of Pequea township; and Anna M., wife of Jacob W. HILDEBRAND, with whom she resided; also four grandchildren and these brothers and sisters Mrs.  Mary LEHMAN, Lancaster; Mrs.  Samuel SOMERFIELD, Lampeter; Charles RINEER, Willow Street; Benjamin and Daniel RINEER, Lancaster. Private services will be held Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the home followed by public services at 2:30 o'clock at Boehm's church. Interment will be in the adjoining cemetery.

New Era Lancaster, PA-- September 25, 2004  Jack C. DEITZ, 72, of 653 Park Hill Drive, Manheim, died unexpectedly at home, of natural causes, on Thursday, September 23, 2004.  Born in Cornwall, he was the son of the late John and Sallie REPPERT DEITZ.  In 1994, Jack retired from the former Raymark Industries, Manheim, after working for over 30 years.  He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.  He was the husband of Margaret L. "Peggy" SHANK DEITZ, and they observed their 41st wedding anniversary in February of this year.  He enjoyed hunting and fishing.  Surviving in addition to his wife is a son, Timothy  C., husband of Laura SIPLE DEITZ of Columbia; a daughter Melinda S., wife of Dana L. BELL of Lebanon; two grandchildren; four brothers, George, Dale, Frank, and Edward DEITZ; and four sisters, Helen WEBER, Mary STUMPF, Jennie HEINZ, and Jinny MOLL.  He was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles and James DEITZ and two sisters, Blanche WEBER and Caroline STUMPF. At the request of the family there will be no service.  

Lebanon Daily News  Lebanon,  PA--Dec 16, 1948  Mrs.  Margaret E. DEITZ, one of the oldest and best known residents of Cornwall borough died at an early hour this morning at her home, 222 Coleman Row. She was 83 years of age and in failing health for many weeks. Although she was born near Gettysburg in Adams county, a daughter of the late Samuel and Rebecca (TUCKEY) GRIFFE, she resided in this vicinity most of her life and for more than 60 years resided at the same house in Cornwall. Her husband, Charles L. DEITZ died three years ago, and since then she made her home with a daughter, Mrs.  Peter DISSINGER. She leaves the following children: William and Ray DEITZ and Mrs.  William McMINN, Lebanon; and Mrs.  Peter DISSINGER, Mrs.  John REPPERT, Mrs.  George BEARD, Harry and John DEITZ, Cornwall. There are 38 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. A brother, Daniel GRIFFE, and a sister, Mrs.  Katherine COLLINS, reside at Gardners, Pa.

The Evening News Harrisburg,  PA--Aug 31, 1992  Naomi M. DEITZ, 64, of 339 Faculty Road, Duncannon, died Saturday at home. She was a member of Word of Life Chapel, Halifax. Surviving are her husband, J. Leonard DEITZ; two sons, John R., of Hummelstown RD2, and Jay M., of Hummelstown; two daughters, Janet L. GRAY of Chad, Africa, and Joann S., of Middletown; her mother, Miriam GINGRICH WAGNER of Hummelstown; a brother, Mark C. WAGNER of Hummelstown RD2; a sister, Jean WENGER of Lancaster; and five grandchildren. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in her church. Burial will be in Hanoverdale Cemetery, West Hanover Twp Visitation will be held at the church from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday.

Lancaster New Era  Lancaster,  PA--Oct 23, 2004  Anna L. DENLINGER, 90, of 275 Old Mine Rd. Lebanon, died Thursday morning at Cedar Haven, Lebanon, after a brief illness. Born in Lancaster County, she was the daughter of the later Milton W. and Elsie KEISEY MAYNARD. She was the wife of the late Melvin R. DENLINGER. During her earlier years, she was a Cub Scout Leader and a Sunday school teacher. She is survived by two sons, Melvin R. DENLINGER of Lebanon, and Darrell C., married to Janet DENLINGER of Lykens; four grandchildren, Sue Ellen, Melissa, Taylor, and Rachel DENLINGER; and a brother, Milton W. MAYNARD. The funeral service will held at the Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home Inc., 441 N. George St., Millersville, on Tuesday at 11:00 am. Interment in Millersville Mennonite Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday morning from 10:30 am until the time of the service.

Intell.  Journal  Lancaster, PA--May 11, 1945  Donald Duffy DESCH, fifteen, son of Paul E. DESCH and Martha DUFFY DESCH, of 335 Spencer Ave., died in St. Joseph's Hospital at 5:30 a. m. Thursday, after an illness of two weeks.  He was a member of the Freshman Class of the Catholic High School and played on the Varsity basketball team the past season.  He was also a member of the 8th Ward baseball team, 1944 champion of the American Legion Junior League.  He is survived by his parents and his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs.  Joseph A. DESCH, of Columbia; one brother, Paul, Jr., and a sister, Mary, at home.  He was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Lebanon Daily News  Lebanon,  PA--April 8. 2000  Chester D. DIETZ, 88, of Outlook Pointe, 860 Norman Drive, Lebanon, and formerly of Vine Street, Lebanon, died of natural causes Thursday, April 6, 2000, in the Good Samaritan Hospital. He was the husband of the late Elizabeth WALTZ DIETZ and Margaret KIMMEL DIETZ. Born in Lebanon on Nov 29, 1911, he was the son of the late Raymond and Elsie PETERS DIETZ. He retired as the manager of the former state liquor store on North Ninth Street, Lebanon, with 36 years service. He was a member of the former St Gregory Church and attended St Mary's Church. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a member of the Disabled American Veterans and AARP. He also was a member Senior Center of Lebanon and had taught dancing there. Surviving are a grandson, Chester DIETZ, of Buffalo, N.Y.; five step-grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren; a brother Richard DIETZ of Ono; sisters Mildred MELLINGER of Lebanon, Betty DESCH of Arizona, and Trudy TRAUTMAN of Jonestown, and several nieces and nephews. Graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 13, at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery. Funeral precession will leave from Thompson Funeral Home, Lebanon, at 12:30 p.m.

The Evening News Harrisburg, PA--Feb. 13, 1990  Erna T. DIETZ, 61, of 1833 Quarry Road, died Sunday at home.  Surviving are her husband, Raymond DIETZ;  a daughter, Tina R. PASTORE of Lebanon; three grandsons; and three great-grandchildren.  Graveside services were to be held today in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery

Lancaster New Era  Lancaster,  PA--Jan. 31, 2000  Georgia A. DIETZ, 54, of 116 S. Fourth St., Columbia, died Saturday at Essa Flory Hospice Center of natural causes.  She was a homemaker.  Born in Columbia, she was the daughter of the late Edwill Sr. and Helen SPLAIN ZINK.  Surviving are a son, Clarence of Columbia; two daughters, Pam DIETZ of Columbia and Karen DUNKLE, with whom she resided; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; three brothers, Edwill ZINK and William ZINK, both of Columbia, and John ZINK, address unknown; and five sisters, Cindy BARLEY of Mount Joy, Mary STARK,  Thelma STORM and Shirley ANDREWS. all of Columbia, and Robin ZINK  of Marietta.

Intell. Journal Lancaster,  PA--Feb 3, 1950  Anna W. DONLEY, 68, of Elizabethtown R3, died at her home Wednesday at 7 pm after an illness of several weeks. Survivors include 7 grandchildren; sisters, Mrs.  George WALTERS, Mrs. E. PROWELL, Hummelstown & brothers, Simon LEBER, Harrisburg & Harry LEBER, Reading.

Lebanon Daily News, Lebanon, PA--April 10, 1956  George R. DONLEY, 79, father of Warren, Hershey, died at his home, 114 Girald Ave., Hyde Park, Berks County.  Survivors are 3 sons: George R., U.S. Air Force, Germany, Lloyd L., Warren, and 2 daughters, Mrs. Franklin REIGEL with whom he lived and Mrs. Warren KAYLOR, Reading, 10 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.  His wife died 6 years ago.

Sunday News Lancaster, PA--Dec. 12, 1993  Lloyd L. "Bud" DONLEY, 75, a longtime Raymark employee who lived at 2484 Newport Road, Manheim, died unexpectedly Friday evening at his home.  He was under a doctor's care.  He was the husband of Esther SHREINER DONLEY.  They celebrated their 38th wedding anniversary on June 6.  DONLEY was employed by Raymark Industries in Manheim for 24 years, retiring in 1983. He was a master sergeant in the U.S. Army during World War II, serving in the Pacific Theater.  He was a member of Jerusalem United Church of Christ, Penryn;  the Elstonville Sportsman's Association; and the Straustown Rod and Gun Club;  the Bethel Fire Co. and the Auburn Veterans of Foreign Wars.  He enjoyed hunting and target shooting.  Born in Cornwall, he was the son of the late George R. and Anna LEBER DONLEY.  In addition to his wife, he is survived by four daughters; Frances L., wife of Donald R. BRADLEY, Elizabethtown;  Nancy A. OBER, Manheim;  Mary Jane, wife of Harold E. DEWEES, Annville; and Kathy J., wife of Michael B. BLANTZ, Lebanon; five grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; one brother, retired Lt. Col. George DONLEY, Suitland, Md.; and one sister, Adella KAYLOR, Reading.

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Intelligencer Journal Lancaster, PA--July 8, 1999  Anna Mary WEABER ECKERT, 93, of 1285 Mine Road, Lebanon, died Wednesday afternoon of natural causes at Palmyra Nursing Home,  341 N. Railroad St., Palmyra.  A homemaker, Mrs. ECKERT was a member of Trinity "Colebrook" Evangelical Lutheran Church.  She was a life member of Lawn Fire Company and a member of Penn Laurel Girl Scout Council and Girl Scout Troop No. 545.  Born in Colebrook, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Mary MARTIN WEABER.  Her husband, Walter J. ECKERT, died in 1983.  Surviving are a daughter, M. Pauline GREINER of Manheim; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.  She was preceded in death by a son, Kenneth R. HOFFER.

Lebanon Daily News  Lebanon,  PA--April 8, 1978  Helen Rapp EHLY, 344 W. Chocolate Ave., Hershey, died Thursday while visiting in Camp Hill. She was 78. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Hershey, and the Ladies Auxiliary to the Hershey Fire Co. Surviving her are several nieces and nephews.

Tampa Tribune, FL-- April 9, 1974  Graveside funeral services for Mrs.  Rhoda May ELY, 78, of 4918 N. Habana Ave., who died Monday, will be held Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. in Myrtle Hill Memorial Park Cemetery. Father Hoyt B. Massey, rector of St. John's Episcopal Church, will officiate. Born in Pennsylvania, a resident of Tampa since 1914, she was the widow of Dr. Reuel A. ELY, and was an Episcopalian. Survivors include a son, Mr Richard A. ELY, Hialeah, Fla.; a daughter, Mrs. Margaret N. CROWDER, Tampa, and five grandchildren.

Lancaster Daily Intell.,  Lancaster,  PA--May 15, 1935  Amanda ENGLE, Elizabethtown, died Monday morning at 9 am at the Columbia Hospital of cerebral apoplexy. She is survived by a son Isaac WINTERS of Progress, 1 grandchild, brothers, Isaac and Martin B. WINTERS, Elizabethtown; Mrs.  Mary SHANK, Elizabethtown, & Mrs.  Kate NITRAUER, Middletown. Funeral will be on Wednesday at 2 pm. Interment at Mt Ober Cemetery.

Intell. Journal Lancaster, PA--Dec. 7, 2000  Brenda M. ENGLE, 48, of 763 Orchard Road, Manheim, died Wednesday afternoon at Essa Flory Hospice Center after a one year illness.  Mrs. ENGLE was a machine operator for 22 years for AMP Inc., Mount Joy, until her illness.  She was a member of Ruhl's United Methodist Church, Manheim, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5956 auxiliary, Manheim, and Elstonville Sportsmen Association.  She enjoyed country music.  Born in Penn Township, she was the daughter of Dorothy SPAYD HOSTETTER of Manheim and the late Clayton HOSTETTER. She was married 20 years on Feb. 4 to Ernest R. ENGLE Jr.  Surviving in addition to her husband and mother are a daughter Yvette, married to Randy KAYLOR of Manheim; a son, Steven of Manheim; three grandchildren; three brothers, Larry HOSTETTER of Elizabethtown, and Kenneth, married to Deb HOSTETTER, and Gerald HOSTETTER, both of Manheim; and four sisters, Shirley RETTEW of Ephrata, Mary Jane, married to Paul RETTEW, and Constance HUBER, both of Manheim, and Christine, married to Bryan GRUMBINE of Fredericksburg.

NEW   Lancaster New Era Lancaster, PA—Oct. 17, 2002   Clayman J. ENGLE, 78, of 116 Engle Lane, Manheim, died Tuesday evening at the Lancaster Regional Medical Center after a long illness.  ENGLE was a cam winder at the former Universal Friction Composite, Manheim, for 37 years.  A U.S. Army veteran, he was a private first class during World War II.  He was awarded the American Campaign Medal, Good Conduct Medal, European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal and World War II Victory Medal.  Born in Mount Hope, he was the son of the late William and Edna OBENSTINE ENGLE. His wife, Emma Mary HARTMAN ENGLE, died in 1996.  Surviving are two daughters, Loretta F., wife of Gerald H. ENGLE Sr. of Manheim, and Eunice M. ENGLE KLINE of Lebanon; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two brothers, Ernest Sr., husband of Nancy ENGLE, and Harold, husband of Joyce ENGLE, both of Manheim; and a sister, Threda BECKER of Mount Joy.  He was preceded in death by two brothers, Chester and Ronald and a sister, Violet KEENER.

Intell. Journal Lancaster, PA--May 17, 1995  Chester M. ENGLE, 73, of 106 Engle Lane Manheim, died Monday at home following a lengthy illness.  He was the husband of Mary A. LIGHT ENGLE.  Born in Manheim, he was the son of the late William R.. and Edna Mae OBENSTEIN ENGLE.  He was retired from the Fuller Co., Manheim.  He was a member of Mount Hope Episcopal Church.  A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he was a life member of the Manheim Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5956.  Besides his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Sandra R., wife of Robert T. MATTHEWS of Manheim; a son, Dale W. of Manheim; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two sisters, Threda BECKER of Mount Joy and Violet KEENER of Lebanon; and four brothers, Claymen, Ernest, Harold and Ronald, all of Manheim.

Intelligencer Journal Lancaster, PA--Nov. 17, 2000  Ronald E. ENGLE, 58, of 124 Engle Lane, Manheim died Wednesday at home after a long illness.  ENGLE was a mechanic for more than 36 years for the former Raymark Industries, Manheim.  He was a member of Raymark's 25 Year Club.  He was an Episcopalian.  ENGLE's hobbies and interests included flower gardening, Penn State football games and watching the "Today" and "Martha Stewart Living" television shows.  Born in Rapho Township, he was the son of the late William F. and Edna Mae OBENSTINE ENGLE. He was married 41 years on May 16 to Marie A. SHIRK ENGLE.  Surviving besides his wife are two sons, Jeffrey E., married to Lydia L. KULP ENGLE of Manheim, and Rick L., married to Tracy L., JOHNSON ENGLE of Branchburg, N.J.; three brothers, Clayman, Ernest, married to Nancy ENGLE, and Harold, married to Joyce ENGLE, all of Manheim; and two sisters, Threda BECKER of Mount Joy and Violet KEENER of Mount Wilson.  He was preceeded in death by a brother, Chester.

Intell. Journal  Lancaster, PA--May 11, 1945  Abraham K. ERISMAN, eighty-four, 445 S. Prince St., died at his home at 4:30 p. m. Thursday.  He was born in Lancaster, a son of the late Abraham and Sarah HUBER ERISMAN.  Mr. ERISMAN had served as a city mail carrier for 35 years prior to his retirement in 1925.  He was a member of the George Shiffler Council No. 177, O of IA, for 57 years; of the Thaddeus Stevens Council No. 156, OUAM, and had served as a director of the American Mechanics' Building and Loan Association.  His wife, who died five years ago, was Mary Elizabeth GOODMAN, and he is survived by these children: Walter G., Linden; S. Caroline and Jane M., both at home; Mabel E., wife of Louis H. STROEBEL; Myrtle F., wife of Robert P. KENDIG, and Blanche L., wife of H. Ross ESHLEMAN, all of Lancaster.  Also surviving are four grandchildren, one great-grandson, and a brother, Hugh Grant ERISMAN, Springfield, O.

NEW  New Era, Lancaster, PA--Nov. 8, 1999  Mildred L. ESHLEMAN, 61, of 260 Broad St., Landisville, died Saturday at Lancaster General Hospital after a lengthy illness.  A homemaker she was a member of the Hempfield Fire Company volunteer services and Farm Women Society 19..  Mrs. ESHLEMAN attended First United Methodist Church, Lancaster.  She enjoyed bowling, boating and fishing. Born in East Hempfield Township, she was the daughter of Martha LIVENGOOD MUSSER AUKER of Lancaster and the late Christian m. MUSSER.  She was married to Albert I. ESHLEMAN for 35 years in June.  Surviving besides her husband and mother are a daughter, Carolyn HOUCK of Denver; two sons, Kenneth E., husband of Margaret NEIKIRK BEILER of Lancaster, and Gene A., husband of Lori SPECHT ESHLEMAN of Columbia; a stepson, Jay, husband of Nina WICKENHEISER ESHLEMAN of Lancaster; and a stepdaughter, Joy ESHLEMAN of Flordia.  Also surviving are five grandchildren; four step grandchildren; a step great-granddaughter; a sister, Mary Naomi, wife of Jay WEAVER of Lancaster; and three foster brothers, Jack CHAMBERS of Gordonville, Peter TSHUDY of Salina, Kan., and Raymond TSHUDY of Wisconsin.  She was preceded in death by a stepfather, Clarence AUKER.

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Lebanon Daily News Lebanon, PA--May 24, 2002  Kathryn D. FESSLER, 59, of Cedar Haven, formerly of 260 E. Evergreen Road, Lebanon, died of natural causes Sunday, May 19, 2002, in the home.  Born Sept. 26, 1942, in Lebanon, she was a daughter of the late Charles E. Sr. and the late Anna MILLER FESSLER.  Surviving are a sister, Susan, wife of Robert Weaber of Lebanon; brothers Jerry D., husband of Linda FESSLER of Lebanon, and Charles E. Jr., husband of Cathy FESSLER of Seaford, Del.; and nieces and nephews.

Lancaster New Era  Lancaster,  PA-- Feb. 21, 2000  Ethel G. FILBERT, 93, of 1132 Birch St., Reading, died Friday at Reading Hospital after a three week illness.  A homemaker, she earned many blue ribbons in craft competitions at the New Holland Farm Show.  She was a member of Memorial Church of the Holy Cross in Reading.  Born in Reading, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Gertrude FIELDS.  Her husband, Harry C. FILBERT, died in 1965.  Surviving is a daughter, Dolores M., married to William M. KURTZ of New Holland.  She was preceded in death by two brothers, Floyd and Claude, and a sister, Florence.

Lancaster New Era  Lancaster,  PA--Jan 7, 1938  Mrs.  Barbara Emma FITTERY, sixty-two, wife of Henry W. FITTERY, of 409 High street, died in the Lancaster County Hospital, yesterday, of a complication of diseases. She was the daughter of the late Abraham and Mary RANKIN GOOD, of this city and is survived by the following brothers and sisters: Mrs.  Lilly SHERIDAN and Mrs.  Mary TSHUDY, both of this city; Mrs.  Alice WOLF, of Florida; and Abraham and Harry GOOD, both of this city.  Services will be held at the Fisher funeral parlors, 141 East Orange street, Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock with interment in Millersville Mennonite cemetery. Friends may call on Sunday evening at Fisher's between 7 and 9 o'clock.

Lebanon Daily News  Lebanon,  PA--Dec 27, 1969  Funeral services were held this morning for Richard D. FITTS, husband of Nellie PFALTZ FITTS, 4722 Lolly Dr., Monroeville, from the Rohland Funeral Home. Burial was in Grand View Memorial Park. The Rev. Elwood C. Mehle, pastor of the Leola United Church of Christ, officiated. Bearers were Garrick REINOEHL Jr., Henry HELLER, Glenn BAYLOR, Martin ARNOLD, John McCURDY, Warren FREY, Richard HOUSER and James SHOLLEY.

Mount Joy Bulletin  Mount Joy,  PA--Sept 11, 1929  The funeral of Jacob FLOWERS, who died from injuries sustained when the truck he was driving ran into a railroad train at Lancaster Junction, a complete account of which appeared in last week's Bulletin, was held from the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Christian FLOWERS, at Florin, last Wednesday afternoon with further services in the Church of God here, conducted by Rev. I. A. MacDonald, the pastor. Interment was made in Geyer's cemetery, near Royalton. Besides his wife, he leaves five sons, Glen, Melvin, Delbert, Elwood and Donald, all at home. Also his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Christian FLOWERS, of Florin, and the following brothers and sisters: John, of R. D. Elizabethtown; Mrs. Albert DERR, of Maytown; Allen, of Maytown, Mrs. Joseph NYE, of Colebrook; Russell, Sallie, William, Charles and Virgie, at home.

The York Dispatch  York,  PA--Sept 24, 1918  Mrs. Catherine FOOSE, an inmate of the York county almshouse since April 5, 1915, died this morning at 1:30 o'clock at the institution from senile infirmities. She was 84 years old. She is survived by three sons, Milton LEBER of Columbia, Lancaster county; Henry LEBER of this city; and Jacob LEBER of Arizona. The remains were removed from the almshouse to the morgue of Undertaker J. F.  Koller, West York. The funeral will be held next Thursday afternoon with services in the Canadochly church, Lower Chanceford township, at 2 o'clock. the Rev. E. M.  Sando will officiate. Interment will be made in the adjoining cemetery.

Lebanon Daily News  Lebanon,  PA--Jan 3, 1944  The funeral of John H. FOSTER of 312 Chestnut Street was held at two o'clock this afternoon from the Rohland Parlors, Fifth and Cumberland Streets. Rev. Cleon Prowell, pastor of the Zion Lutheran Church conducted the services. Burial took place at Mt. Lebanon Cemetery. Rohland's were in charge of the arrangements.

Lancaster New Era  Lancaster,  PA--Aug 2, 2003  H. Allen FREDERIKSEN, 61, of Mountville died of natural causes Thursday at Lancaster General Hospital. He was a teacher for 12 years at York Technical Institute, where he also wrote curricula and was a technical-writing proofreader. He previously was a science teacher and tutor at Donegal High School. He also worked for the former RCA Corp., Lancaster, and held several patents. He was a 1959 graduate of Hempfield High School and a 1967 graduate of the former Millersville State Teachers College. He was a member of Mount Joy United Methodist Church and a former member of Mountville Lions Club, where he was secretary for many yeas. He was an avid reader of technical literature and had several of his own books published. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Esther M. COLE FREDERIKSEN of Midlothian, Va., and the late Herbert J. FREDERIKSEN. He was married 42 years on Sept. 4 to Marilyn E. ZINK FREDERIKSEN. Serviving besides his wife and mother are a daughter, Renee J., married to Stephen M. HUHN of Manheim; three grandchildren; and two sisters, Diane J., married to Howard G. GROVE of Midlothian and Nancy J., married to Nicholas SPADER of Columbia, M.

Lebanon Daily News  Lebanon,  PA--Mar 14, 1975  The funeral for Ruthella Davis FREED, wife of Warren A. FREED, 536 Weidman St., was held this afternoon in the Rohland Funeral Home. The Rev. Lester Feaser, pastor of Faith Tabernacle Congregation, officiated. Interment was in Ebenezer Cemetery. Pallbearers were Richard ROYER, Scott KEITH, Carl BOYER, Roland FOSTER, Thomas BERNSTEIN and Larry ECKENROTH.

Sunday News Lancaster, PA--Nov. 3, 1996  Carrie B. FREEMAN, 77, of 801 Morningside Ave., Cleona, died Friday evening at Lancaster General Hospital following complications from cardiac surgery.  She was the wife of the late Roy FREEMAN. For many years, she raised and sold parakeets from her home.  Born in Penn Township, she was the daughter of the late Monroe BOYER and the late Mabel REPPERT KAPP.  Surviving are two sisters, Emma M. GRAY, Mount Joy; Elaine K. HOLLINGER, Manheim; and one brother, Wayne R. BOYER, Somerset.

NEW   Patriot-News Harrisburg, PA—July 31, 2005   Selma V. FRITZ, 76, of Lebanon, died Wednesday, July 27, 2005 at Hershey Medical Center.  She was retired from Hershey Foods as a packer in the pasta department; was a member of Quentin United Church of Christ; enjoyed dancing, needlework and all of her grandchildren.  She and her husband, William, met in Germany in 1947 and were wed on March 6, 1948 in Germany.  Surviving are her loving husband of 57 years, William J., of Lebanon; 1 daughter, JoAnn ZIMMERMAN (Joseph) of Annville; 1 son, William, J., Jr. of Harrisburg; 2 grandchildren, Jason ZIMMERMAN of Lebanon and Jesse ZIMMERMAN of Annville; and 4 great-grandchildren.  Graveside services will be held on Thursday, August 4, 2005 at 10:30 am, in Kimmerlings Cemetery, Lebanon.

The Daily Gazette  IL August 11, 1970  Mrs. Pearl FULLER, 84, Erie, died Tuesday morning at Harbor Crest Nursing Home in Fulton.  Arrangements are pending at The Shilling Funeral Home.

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Lancaster New Era Lancaster, PA--Dec. 29, 1992  Elizabethtown native Elizabeth "Libby" GANTZ, 88, of Gilroy, Calif., died Dec. 18 at South Valley Hospital, Gilroy.  she was the wife of the late Charles GANTZ.  Mrs. GANTZ was a resident of Manheim from 1931 to 1984, when she moved to Gilroy.  She had worked for 25 years at Raymark Friction Co., Manheim, where she was a assembly worker.  Mrs. GANTZ was a member of the Gilroy Community Seniors and the Association of the Developmentally Disabled.  She is survived by two daughters, Sandra, Gilroy and Jacqueline GARRETT, Lake Havasu, Ariz; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a sister-in-law, Pauline MYERS, Manheim.

The Sentinel  Cumberland Co., PA--September 29, 1998  Funeral services for Edith V. GARNER, 86, a resident of Chapel Pointe at Carlisle and formerly of 1245 Goodyear Road,  Gardners, will be held Thursday at 10:30 a.m. in Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, 219 N. Hanover St., Carlisle.  She died Sunday, Sept. 27, 1998 at Chapel Pointe.  Born Aug. 2, 1912 in Biglerville, she was the daughter of the late Reuben and Rosie WILKINSON WALTERS and the widow of Charles E. GARNER.  She attended McClures Gap Church of God, Bloserville.  Mrs. GARNER is survived by three daughters, Betty DARON of Gardners, Darlene PARKS of Elyria, Ohio and Christine BUPP of Gardners; four sons, Rodney L. of Carlisle, Paul L. of Gardners, David W. of Newville and James L. of Biglerville; two sisters, Evelyn WINDOWMAKER of Mt. Holly Springs and Edna YOUNG of Elyria, Ohio; 33 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.  She was preceded in death by four sons, Kenneth B., Charles F., Wilmer E. and Roger L.  The Rev. David Wynn will officiate at services.  Burial will be in Mot. Holly Springs Cemetery.

Intell. Journal  Lancaster, PA--May 11, 1945  Mrs. Eliza GASAWAY, eighty-three, wife of the late Hampton GASAWAY, died at 1:45 p. m. Thursday at the Reformed Mennonite Home, where she has been a guest for the past four years.  Mrs. GASAWAY was born in Humberstone, Ontario, Canada, a daughter of the late William A. C. and Susan PETERS  WINTERMUTE.  She was a member of the East James Street Reformed Mennonite Church,  Surviving are these five brothers and one sister: Peter, Humberstone, Canada; Frank, Macleod, Canada; George, Sherkston, Canada; Ezra, Seattle, Wash.; Lee, Cleveland, O., and Mrs. Mary SPENCER, Lakeworth, Fla.

Intelligencer Journal Lancaster, PA--Nov 12, 1992  Ruth I. GEIB, 78, of 28 E. Ferdinand St., Manheim, died Wednesday afternoon at her home after a short illness. She was the wife of David E. GEIB, who died in November 1989. Born in Cornwall, she was the daughter of the late Nellie DEITZ. She worked for 25 years for RCA in Lancaster in the manufacturing division, retiring in 1974. Mrs GEIB was a member of Trinity Evangelical Congregational Church in Manheim and was very involved in family activities. Surviving are two sons, the Rev Frederick L. GEIB of Silverdale and Wesley D. GEIB Sr.  of Manheim; two daughters Betty J., wife of Ephraim BRANDT, Doris L., wife of G. Richard GEIB, both of Manheim; 13 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Lancaster New Era  Lancaster,  PA--Jan 13, 1938  Mrs.  Catharine GEIMAN, forty-seven, wife of Isaac GEIMAN, of Campbelltown, died last evening at her home of a heart condition following an illness of two years. Her husband is employed in the Hershey post-office and before her illness Mrs.  GEIMAN was an employee of the Hershey Chocolate factory. She was a member of the Spring Creek Church of the Brethren, Hershey, and is survived by the following brothers and sisters: Mrs.  Sarah FREY, of Harrisburg; Mrs.  Lee KLADFELTER, of Palmyra; Andrew BENDER, of Wernersville; and Jacob BENDER, of Lebanon; also the following step-brothers and sisters: Mrs.  Clara LONGENECKER, of Campbelltown;  Mrs.  Harry LAUSER, of Fontana, Cyrus BENDER, of Harrisburg; Henry, of Colebrook; and Harvey, of Palmyra R.D. 2. Services will be held on Saturday afternoon at 1:45 o'clock at the home with further services in the Reformed church, Campbelltown, at 2  o 'clock. Rev B. F. Waltz, Rev. Benjamin W. S. Ebersole and Rev Carl Isenberg will officiate. Interment will be in the Campbelltown cemetery. Friends may call at the home tomorrow evening, between 7 and 9 o'clock.

Lebanon Daily News  Lebanon,  PA--Jan 3, 1944  Services were held in the Serbian Orthodox Church on East Weidman Street this afternoon for John GEORGE, late of 308 East Weidman Street, followed with interment at Mt. Lebanon. Rev. N. Daman Topoulas, pastor of the Serbian Greek Orthodox Church, Harrisburg, officiated. Thompson's had charge.

Daily Intell.  Journal  Lancaster, , PA--May 7, 1931  Ethel BRICKER GEPHART, 21, wife of Grant GEPHART of Enola, died early Wednesday morning at the home of her parents, Ira M. BRICKER, Rapho Township, from complication of diseases. Survived by her husband and son, Roy David and parents. Funeral will be Saturday.

The Evening News Harrisburg,  PA--April 25, 1995  Richard H. GIBBEL, 67, of Bethel died Saturday in Reading Hospital.  He was retired from Sterling Drug Co., Myerstown, and a member of Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church and its council, Blue Mountain 50-Plus Club and Bethel and Frystown fire companies. Surviving are his wife, Jean M. WEBER GIBBEL; a daughter, Cynthia M. LENTZ of Lebanon; two granddaughters; and two great-grandchildren.   Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in his church.  Burial will be in Salem United Church of Christ Cemetery.  Viewing will be from  10 to 11 a.m. at the church.  Christman's funeral Home, Lebanon, is handling arrangements.

Lebanon Daily News  Lebanon, PA--April 8, 1978  Violet Lily GINGRICH, whose father, Henry SHOWERS, was an undertaker and furniture dealer here, died Friday at her home, 3116 Tunnel Hill Road. She was 86 and the widow of Aaron K. Gingrich. She was a native of Lebanon. Her mother was Rose WEABER SHOWERS Surviving are three daughters, Sara, wife of William G. ULRICH, Annville RD 2; Salome V. PURPLE, Binghamton, N.Y., and Ruth Anna, wife of Donald DEXTER, Philadelphia, and five sons, Aaron K. Jr., Andy K., Jack H., Jere F., all of Lebanon, and Roger H., Goldenrod, Fla. Also surviving are 14 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Her husband died in 1969.

Lancaster Intell. Journal  Lancaster,  PA--April 22, 1938  The body of Leroy GIPE,  thirty-two, of Elizabethtown RD2, was found floating in the Susquehanna River at Sharp's Landing, about four miles south of Middletown, at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, by Russell Berger, of Middletown.  GIPE who was employed at the Hershey Chocolate Company, disappeared from his home on April 12.  Shortly after his disappearance his abandoned automobile was found near the spot where his body was located.  Others with Berger when the body was found were Lee Basehore and Harold Martin, both of Hershey, and Paul Good, of E-town.  Dr. W P Dailey, of Steelton, deputy coroner, issued a certificate of suicide and said an inquest will not be necessary.  He said he learned the man had been in ill health.  He was a member of Geyer's United Brethren church near Elizabethtown, and is survived by his wife, Anna NISSLEY GIPE and his mother, Mrs. Ellen GIPE, of Elizabethtown RD2.  Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Roth funeral home, E-town, in charge of the Rev. G Jay Umberger, of Hopeland, and Rev. Clair Hitz, of Geyer's church.  Interment will be in the Mt. Tunnel cemetery, Elizabethtown.

Lebanon Daily News  Lebanon,  PA--Mar 14, 1975  Forney B. GORDON, husband of Margaret LUBY GORDON, Baltimore, Md., died yesterday morning in a Baltimore Hospital. He was 60. Born in Lebanon, he was a son of the late Ben and Carrie BACHMAN GORDON. He was a 1933 graduate of Lebanon High School. While residing in Lebanon he was a store manager for Food Fair. In addition to his widow he is survived by two daughters, Betsy, wife of Wayne SMITH, Warrington, and Susan, wife of Stewart SMITH, Bowie, Md.; six grandchildren and two sisters, Mrs. Mary HOUSER, Margate, Fla., and Mrs.  Caroline ARNOLD, Lebanon. He was the brother-in-law of Mrs. Henry SHAAK, Lebanon, and Mrs. Jay RHINE, Annville. Memorial services will be held Monday at Ascension Lutheran Church, Baltimore, where he was a member. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.

Reading Eagle, Berks Co., PA--August 6, 1940  Clara M. WEBER, wife of Milton H. GRIESEMER, 83, former Berks County resident and school teacher, died at home her son Dr. Z. Lawrence GRIESEMER, Roselle, NJ.  She was the daughter of Zadoc and Margaret WEBER of Bernville.  She was a 20 year teacher in schools in Penn Twp., Berks Co. and Allentown.  Survivors are 2 sons, Dr. Samuel GRIESEMER, Duluth, Minn.; Dr. Z. Lawrence GRIESMER, Roselle, NJ; and 3 grandchildren.  Funeral on Thursday with Rev. Frank W. Ruth, Bernville, officiating.  Interment at Haage Cemetery, Bernville.

Evening Sentinel Carlisle, PA--June 18, 1964  Daniel GRIFFEY, Mt. Holly Springs, died this morning at his home.  He was 89 years old.  He was a retired employee of the Duffy-Mott Canning Company, Gardners.  He is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Neda GALLAWAY and the Misses Ruth and Lena GRIFFEY,  and one son, Edward, all at home.  The funeral service will be held on Thursday at 2 p.m. in the Gibson funeral Home, 501 North Baltimore Avenue, Mt. Holly Springs.  The Rev. J. Kenneth Barner, pastor of the Mt. Holly Springs Evangelical United Brethren Church, will officiate.  Burial will be in the Mt. Holly Springs Cemetery.

Evening Sentinel Carlisle, PA--November 12,  1958  Miss Mary R. GRIFFEY, Mounted Route, Mt. Holly Springs, died yesterday afternoon in the Carlisle Hospital.  She was 51 years old.  Miss GRIFFEY was born in Cumberland County, a daughter of Daniel and Catherine HYLE GRIFFEY, Mounted Route, Mt. Holly Springs.  She was formerly employed at the C. H. Musselman Company.  In addition to her parents, she is survived by three sisters, Mrs. Neda GALLOWAY  and the Misses Ruth and Lena GRIFFEY,  and a brother, Edward GRIFFEY, all of Mounted Route, Mt. Holly Springs.  Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Joseph W. Gibson Funeral Home, Mt. Holly Springs.  Rev. S. E. Burton will officiate.  Burial will be in the Mt. Holly Springs Cemetery.

East Berlin Comet, East Berlin, PA--January 8, 1937  Ella Jane GRIFFIE, wife of Charles Elmer GRIFFIE, of Toland, died suddenly Friday afternoon at her home of a heart attack.  She was aged 66 years.  Besides her husband she is survived by two daughters and five sons: Mrs. Margaret GARNER, Toland; Mrs. Martin McCAUSLIN, York; Thomas, Hunters Run; Harry, Elmer, George and James, all of Toland; 19 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.  Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at the Toland Mission church.  Burial was made in Mt. Holly Cemetery.

Star & Sentinel, Gettysburg, PA-- September 16, 1922  Harold GRIFFIE, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles GRIFFIE died at his home in Mt. Holly Springs, Sunday morning, aged 16 years, 10 months and 4 days.  Besides his parents, he is survived by the following brothers and sisters: Mrs. B. GARDNER, Gardners; Mrs. John McCAUSLIN, Mt. Holly Springs; Thomas GRIFFIE, Mt. Holly Springs; Harry GRIFFIE, Houston, New York; Elmer, George and Lewis, at home.  Funeral services Wednesday afternoon in the Methodist Episcopal church, Mt. Holly Springs, conducted by the Rev. Mr. Hinkle.  Burial in the Mt. Holly springs Cemetery.

Evening Sentinel Carlisle, PA--January 18, 1962  Mrs. Media Etta GRIFFIE, 65, wife of Oliver GRIFFIE, Gardners RD2, Cumberland County, died in the Carlisle Hospital today at 12:20 a.m.  She was born in South Middleton Township, Cumberland County, and was a life-long resident of the community.  She was a daughter of the late John W. and Mary R. KING GARDNER and had been employed by the C. H. Musselman Co  She leaves her husband; eight children, William G., Ralph L., and Russell K. GRIFFIE and Mrs. Stella RICHWINE, all of Gardners RD2; Melvin L., Lloyd R. and Clarence O. GRIFFIE, all of Gardners RD1, and Marlin Jr., Carlisle RD5; a sister Mrs. Bertha RICKRODE, Gardners RD2, and 19 grandchildren.  Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Pittenturf Funeral Home, York Springs.  The Rev. James I. Melhorn will officiate.  Burial will be in Mt. Victory Cemetery, near Mt. Holly.

Lancaster New Era  Lancaster,   PA--June 26, 1978  William H. GRIFFIE, 80, died Saturday evening in Lancaster Osteopathic Hospital after an illnss of four months. He was the husband of Helen TROPP GRIFFIE. He had been a cook at the old Hotel Brunswick for more than 20 years, retiring in 1963. He and his wife celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary on Oct. 25. Born in Gardner, he resided in Lancaster County most of his life. In addition to his wife, he is survived by three brothers; Elmer, Willis and George GRIFFIE, all of Gardner.

The Morning Call Berks Co., PA--April 20, 1984  David A. GRIM, 70, of Mertztown R1 died Wednesday in the home of his daughter and son-in-law, Lynda and Wade R. SHANK of Blandon.  He was the husband of the late Myrle M. (WINK) GRIM.  He was a truck driver for Allentown Portland Cement Co., Evansville, Berks Co., for 30 years before retiring in 1976.  Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late David and Louisa T. (LEBER) GRIM.  He was a Coast Guard veteran of WWII.  GRIM was a past president of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Kutztown.  Surviving with his daughter are a sister Louise, wife of George MARSDEN of Allentown, and four grandchildren.

Intelligencer Journal Lancaster, PA--Sept 8, 1997  Esther Z. GROFF, 86, of 517 W. Brubaker Valley Road, Lititz, died Saturday morning at home after a brief illness. A homemaker, she helped her husband on their farm. She was a member of White Oak Church of the Brethren, Penryn. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, quilting and flower gardening. Born in Elizabeth Township, she was the daughter of the late Simon and Rebecca ZINK BRADLEY. Her husband, Landis K. GROFF, died in 1970. Surviving are two daughters, Lois, wife of Arthur BECKER Jr. of Lititz, and Mary GROFF, with whom she resided; five grandchildren; two great-grandsons; and a brother, Walter Z. BRADLEY of Manheim.

The York Dispatch  York,  PA--Sept 24, 1918  Harry M. GROVE, only son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas GROVE, died this morning at the home of his parents here. His death was due to pneumonia. He was aged 26 years. The funeral arrangements have not yet been made.

The Evening News Harrisburg, PA-- March 12, 1991  Wernersville -  Helen M. WEBER GUARE, 92, died Saturday in Wernersville Hospital.  She was a member of Salem Lutheran Church of Lebanon.  She was the wife of Joseph P. GUARE.  Surviving are two sons, Joseph and George, both of Lebanon; three daughters, Margaret MEASE and Mary J. MELLOTT, both of Lebanon, and Anna May FUNK of Orlando, Fla.; 15 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.  Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in the Rohland Funeral Home, Lebanon  Burial will be in Kimmerlings Cemetery, Lebanon.

NEW   The Patriot-News Harrisburg, PA—Aug. 7, 1998   Eugene R. GUELLA, 67, of 923 Maple Lane died Wednesday in Good Samaritan Hospital.  He was retired from the shipping department of Hershey Pasta Group, attended the Catholic church, was an Army veteran of the Korean War and a member of Fredericksburg American Legion.  Surviving are his wife, Arlene I. MAIDENFORD GUELLA; a son, Stephen C. of springfield; his mother, Arduini GUELLA and a brother, Louis, both of Indiana, Pa.; and a sister, Clara FUNK of Mount Jackson, Va.  Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in Indiantown Gap national Cemetery.

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NEW  New Era, Lancaster, PA--Nov. 8, 1999  Elizabeth May HANDY, 23, of Parkesburg, died unexpectedly Saturday evening of natural causes.  She was pronounced dead at Brandywine Hospital and Trauma Center.  Miss HANDY was employed by Goddard Day School in Marshallton.  Known to friends as "Betsy," she was a member of Parkesburg Baptist Church.  A 1994 graduate of Octorara Area High School, she earned an associate's degree from Reading Community College in 1998.  Born in West Chester, she was the daughter of S. John and Carol GRIMM HANDY.  Surviving besides her parents are two sisters, Virginia A. SCHEMPP of Paradise and Sara J. MEYER of Parkesburg; and a paternal grandmother, Dorothy HANDY of Coatesville.

NEW  New Era, Lancaster, PA--Nov. 8, 1999  Charles Joseph HANSBERRY Jr.,. 56, of Goodville and formerly of Coatesville, died Tuesday at Ephrata Community Hospital following a brief illness.  He had been employed by Meridian Products Inc. of New Holland.  He served in the U.S. Army from 1973 to '77. Born in Bryn Mawr, he was the son of the late Charles J. Sr. and Pearl I EVANS HANSBERRY.  Survivors include a son, Charles J. III, and a grandson, both of Goodville.

Robert J. HANULA, 76, of 2827 Horseshoe Pike, Campbelltown, died Sunday, Nov. 23, 2003, in the Lebanon VA Medical Center.  He was the husband of Janet RUDEGEAIR HANULA and the late Arlene WEABER Hanula.  Born April 16, 1927, in Pittsburgh, he was the son of the late John and Rose SCHMIDT HANULA.  He retired as a carpenter after 41 years and was an avid woodworker and fisherman.  He was a member of the Local Carpenters Union 287, Campbelltown United Methodist Church and Tri-County Boat Club.  Surviving, in addition to his wife, are sons David J., husband of Gail HANULA of Annville, Edward E., husband of Susan HANULA of Palmyra, and James L., husband of Gail HANULA of Watkinsville, Ga.; daughter Roberta J. of Lebanon, and Scott KLINGER of Hershey; several sisters and brothers; six grandchildren; 12 step-grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and three step-great-grandchildren.  Interment will be in Grand View Memorial Park, North Annville Township.

Lebanon Daily News  Lebanon,  PA--Sept 17, 1945  Funeral services for Joseph HARTER, Sr., of 39 Trinidad Avenue, Hershey, were held at 2:00 o'clock this afternoon from the Smith Funeral Home, Palmyra, with the Rev. George Mack, pastor of the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Hershey, officiating. Interment took place at the Hershey Cemetery. The bearers were John STAHLEY, David YOST, Clayton SMITH, Norman STAHLE, John GULLICK and Adam SHEAFFER. The Smith Funeral Home, Palmyra, was in charge of arrangements.

Lebanon Daily News Lebanon, PA--Nov 3, 2004  Judith W. HARTMAN, 70, of Lebanon, died Monday, Nov. 1, 2004, in her residence.  She was the wife of the late James R. HARTMAN, who died Dec. 23.  Born in Lebanon, she was the daughter of the late John and Alma LEAMAN WEABER.  She was a 1951 graduate of Westtown School and a 1953 graduate of Centenary Junior College, Hackettstown, N.J. Surviving are son James R. HARTMAN Jr.; daughter Jennifer, wife of Mark Sullivan; two grandchildren; and a cousin.

Lebanon Daily News  Lebanon,  PA--Aug, 21, 1915  The funeral of the late Mrs. Annie HEAGY, wife of Moses HEAGY, of this city, was held this afternoon from the home on Mifflin street near Ninth, with services in charge of Rev. Harry E. Miller, pastor of the Salem U. B. church. Services in the church were followed by interment in the Mt. Lebanon cemetery. Th obsequies were largely attended Mrs. HEAGY being widely known and highly esteemed. P. H. Thompson was the undertaker. Funeral Notice: HEAGY - In this city, on the 18th inst., Mrs. Moses M. HEAGY, aged 37 years, 9 months and 16 days. Funeral on Saturday afternoon, at 1:30 o'clock, from her residence, 918 Mifflin St. Services at Salem U. B. church. Interment at Mt. Lebanon cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited to attend without further notice.

Lebanon Daily News Lebanon, PA--Aug. 21, 1915  Funeral Notice: HEAGY--In this city, on the 18th inst., Mrs. Moses M. HEAGY, aged 37 years, 9 months and 16 days.  Funeral on Saturday afternoon, at 1:30 o'clock from her residence, 918 Mifflin St.  Services at Salem U. B. Church. Interment at Mt. Lebanon cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited to attend without further notice.

Sunday News Lancaster, PA--Nov. 22, 1992  James M HEISEY, 42, of Mainz, Germany, formerly of Elizabethtown, died Monday morning at Hildegarde Hospital, Mainz, following a brief illness.  Death was of natural causes.  He was the husband of Leisa LEBER HEISEY.  HEISEY was a carpenter in civil service work with the U.S. government in Mainz, where his wife is stationed with the U.S. Army as a sergeant first class.  Born in Lancaster, he was raised in the Elizabethtown and Rheems areas.  He was the son of Dorothy BERRIER  HEISEY DRACE, Elizabethtown, and the late Martin N. HEISEY.  In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sisters, Joyce HEINAMAN and Gayle, wife of Robert BUSH, both of Landisville; and a stepfather, Albert I DRACE, Elizabethtown.

Lebanon Daily News  Lebanon,  PA--Nov 19, 1950  In Hershey, on the 8th inst., Raymond HETRICK, aged 72 years. Funeral on Saturday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock from the Bowser Funeral Home, 2 E. Main St., Hummelstown, Pa. Interment at Grantville Cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited to attend without further notice. Friends may call Friday evening 7:00 to 9:00 at the funeral home.

The Sterling Daily Standard  Sterling, IL--Sept 13, 1912  Mrs. Martha HIGGINS, wife of Henry A. HIGGINS who for many years resided in Sterling, died in Dixon last night at 9 o'clock after an illness of three weeks duration. Mr.  and Mrs.  HIGGINS left Sterling about a year and a half ago to make their home in Dixon. Mrs. HIGGINS was born in Lancaster, Pa., and was 50 years of age. She is survived by her husband and four brothers and two sisters. The remains were brought to Sterling last night and funeral services will be held from the David WEBBER home Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock.

Lancaster New Era  Lancaster,  PA--June 26, 1978  Albert J. HILER, 78, of 28 S. W. Twenty-sixth Road, Miami, Fla., died at New Riviera Nursing Home, Coral Gables, Fla., on Saturday at 3:50 p.m., following a lengthy illness. He was the husband of Jessie HABECKER HILER, formerly of this area. He was a self employed electrical contractor. He was a member of Jesus Catholic Church, Miami, and Florida Keys Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks. Born in Ohio, he was a son of the late Wentz and Anna YUNKA HILLER. Surviving in addition to his wife is a son, Richard A. HILLER, Miami, and two brothers and two sisters.

Lancaster New Era  Lancaster,  PA--Dec 9, 1980  Ruth B. HILT, 79, of 65 Maytown Ave., Elizabethtown, died this morning at St. Joseph Hospital after a lengthy illness. Born in West Donegal Township, she was a daughter of the late Richard and Minnie CHARLESTON LEBER. She was the widow of Daniel H. HILT, who died in February 1972. Mrs.  HILT was a member of Christ United Church of Christ, Elizabethtown. Surviving are a son, Daniel R., Bainbridge; twin daughters, Ruth N., wife of Walter W. HESS and Ethel J., wife of John P. WEISER, both of Elizabethtown; five grandchildren; two brothers and three sisters: Leon LEBER, Arvada, Colo.; Charles LEBER, Elizabethtown R3; Kathryn SHUMAKER and Barbara MYERS, both of Elizabethtown; and Elva BRENNER, Bainbridge.

NEW Lancaster New Era Lancaster, PA-- Aug. 18, 1999   Larry C. HINES, 55, of 462 Meadowlark Lance, Manheim, died early Wednesday morning in Carroll County, Md., as the result of an automobile accident.  HINES was a truck driver for Northeast Agri Systems Inc., Lititz, for the last two years.  He previously worked at Armstrong World Industries Inc., Lancaster.  He also worked 25 years at the former Raymark Industries, Manheim.  He had been a substitute school bus driver for the Manheim Central School District.  He attended Lancaster County Bible Church, Manheim.  A former member of Bethel Baptist Church, Manheim, for 18 years, he had served as chairman of the deacons from many years and was active in the ministry of the church.  He was a member of the 25-Year Club at Raymark Industries.  He enjoyed hunting.  Born in Lancaster, he was the son of Marian FISHER HINES of Manheim and the late Dellard HINES.  He was married to Gloria E. RUTH HINES for 36 years in April.  Surviving in addition to his wife and mother are a son, Brian K., husband of Jacqueline PODHANY HINES of Brunnerville; a daughter, Kimberly S., wife of Jeffrey L. COOPER of Lititz; three grandchildren; and a brother, Carl of Manheim.

Lancaster New Era  Lancaster,  PA-- May 9, 2000  Marian F. HINES, 90, of 44 W. Ferdinand St., Manheim, died Sunday evening at Audubon Villa, Lititz, after a brief illness.  Mrs. HINES worked in the advertising department of the former Raymark Industries, Manheim.  She was a member of Salem United Methodist Church and Stiegel Roses Senior Citizens Group, both in Manheim.  Born in Little Britain, she was the daughter of the later Chester and Annie WASSON FISHER.  Her husband,  Dellard H. Hines, died in 1961.  Surviving are a son, Carl E. of Manheim: three grandchildren: and three great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by a son, Larry C., and two brothers, Elmer FISHER and Lawrence FISHER.

Intell. Journal  Lancaster,  PA--Dec 17, 1971  Mrs Myrtle G. HIPPLE, 64, of 124 N. Hanover St., Elizabethtown, died Thursday at 9:15 A.M. She was under doctor's care for a heart condition. Born in Rheems, she was the daughter of the late Phares and Elizabeth TAYLOR CHARLESTON. She was a member of the First Church of God, Elizabethtown and Women's Christian Service of the Church and Senior Citizens of Elizabethtown. She was the wife of Raymond K. HIPPLE who died Nov 20. Survivors include 2 sons: Raymond C., Lancaster; Harry W., Elizabethtown; 2 daughters: Gertrude wife of Floyd DOSSEY, San Diego, Calif.; Elizabeth, wife of Raymond E. LIBHART, Elizabethtown; 2 sisters: Elizabeth, wife of Charles GANTZ, Manheim; Mrs.  Mable KINGSBURY, Los Angeles, CA; 8 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Funeral will be Sunday from Elizabethtown Mennonite Cemetery with Rev William A. Groff Jr. officiating.

New Era  Lancaster,   PA--Nov 22, 1971  Raymond "Mickey" K. HIPPLE, 68, of 127 N. Hanover St, Elizabethtown, died Saturday morning at home. He was under a doctor's care but death was unexpected. Born in Middletown, he was the husband of Myrtle CHARLESTON HIPPLE, and the son of Perry and Rebecca KOPE HIPPLE. He retired in 1968 from Risser's Garmant Co., Elizabethtown. After retirement he worked part-time at Bachman Shoe, Middletown. He was a member of First Church of God, Elizabethtown. Survivors include 2 daughters; Gertrude wife of Floyd DOSSEY, Elizabeth wife of Raymond LIBHART; 2 sons, Raymond C., Lancaster & Perry W., Elizabethtown. Funeral will be Tuesday with the Rev William A. Groff and Rev Brinser Heistand officiating. Burial will be in Elizabethtown Mennonite Cemetery.

The Evening News Harrisburg, PA--June 26, 1996  Yuma, Ariz.  Kenneth Rodger HOFFER, 72, of Yuma, formerly of Pennsylvania, died Tuesday at home.  He retired from the Steelton (Pa.) plant of Bethlehem Steel Corp.  Surviving are his wife, Rae SHROY HOFFER; a son, Rodger of Lebanon, PA.; a daughter, Donna R. HEDGES of San Diego, Calif.; his mother, Anna Mary ECKERT of Colebrook, PA.; a sister, Pauline GREINER of Manheim, PA.; and three grandsons.  There were no services.

The Evening News Harrisburg, PA--November 25, 1992  Hazel M. HOLLER,  74, of 708 Baltimore Pike, formerly of Carlisle, died yesterday in Carlisle Hospital.  She was a former chef at the Embers Inn and Convention Center, Middlesex Twp.  Surviving are five sons, Joseph SHUMAKER of Kentucky, William SHUMAKER of Colorado, Samuel HERR and Christian Michael HOLLER, both of Duncannon, and Thomas SHUMAKER of Carlisle; two daughters, Vickie WEABER of Manheim and Betsy PAYNE of Gardners; 19 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.  Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in Parthemore Funeral Home, New Cumberland.  Burial will be in Rolling green Memorial Park, Lower Allen Twp.

Lebanon Daily News  Lebanon,   PA--April 1, 1957  Monroe K. HOSTETTER, 72, 426 North Seventh Street, died on Saturday evening at seven o'clock in the Good Samaritan Hospital.  He had been ill one week.  He was formerly employed by the Keystone Macaroni Company.  An active member of the United Zion Church of Fredericksburg, he was a trustee of the church.  The survivors are his wife, Martha (MEILY) HOSTETTER; sons, Robert M., Fredericksburg; Frank M., Yuba City, Calif.; Isaac M., Lebanon; brothers and sisters, Irvin K., Palmyra; Frank K., Hummelstown; Charles K., Palmyra; Mrs. Harrison HALDEMAN, Campbelltown; Mrs. James KELLY, Palmyra; Mrs. Frank KREIDER, Lebanon; Mrs. Oscar SMITH, Myerstown; nine grandchildren and two great grandchildren.  A daughter, Marcha C. HOSTETTER, died two years ago.  Two brothers, George K. and John K., preceded him in death two years ago.  His parents were the late Frank F. and Sarah (KREIDER) HOSTETTER.

Intell. Journal Lancaster, PA--March 4, 1993  Regina "Reggie" HUBER, 46, of 1103 Prawls Hollow Road, Peach Bottom, died at home on Feb. 20.  County Coroner Dr. Barry Walp said death was caused by a self-inflicted gunshot wound.  She was the wife of Charles H. HUBER.  Mrs. HUBER worked as a press machine operator at the former Hubley Toy Co. of Lancaster.  She also operated Blondie's Lunch Wagon and worked as a bar maid at Martic Forge Hotel.  Most recently, she worked with the elderly.  She enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping.  In addition to her husband, she is survived by four sons, Stacey RINEER of New Providence, Norman "Butch" ZINK Jr. of Chambersburg, Robert ZINK of Quarryville and Wayne ZINK of Shippensburg; two daughters, Jacqueline, wife of Bradley COX of Peach Bottom and Donna HUBER of Lititz; and six grandchildren.

Ravalli Republic, Hamilton, MT--October 6, 1978  Richard D. HUGGANS, 71, died Thursday in Marcus Memorial Hospital. He was born March 1, 1907, in Polo, ILL. He moved with his parents to Stevensville in 1918 and received his education there. He attended the University of Montana at Bozeman and worked on the ranch with his parents until he entered the service and served during World War II. He returned to the ranch after the war and worked with his father until his father died. Then he lived with his brother-in-law and sister, the Duane ZEILERS in Stevensville. three brothers preceded him in death. He is survived by six sisters, Bessie ZEILER, Clara ROTH, Alice KOHLER and Eunice RALLS, all of Stevensville, Juanita SACK of Woodside and Emma SACKS of Woodside; two brothers John of Conner and Frank of Woodside; 10 nieces and 18 nephews. Graveside services are set for 2 p.m. in the Riverview Cemetery. Friends will meet at the Whitesitt Chapel prior to the services.

Lebanon Daily News  Lebanon, PA--April 2002  Vernon G. HURST, 82, of 611 Mulberry Lane, Lebanon, died of natural causes Tuesday, April 9, 2002, in the Lebanon VA Medical Center. He was the husband of Jean E. CLARK HURST, with whom he would have celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary on April 26. Born Feb. 7, 1920, in Lebanon, he was a son of the late Frank W. and Annie SHILLING HURST. He was an Army veteran of World War II, having served in Europe with 101st Infantry, 26th Yankee Division. He was a retired foreman of the Bethlehem Steel Concentrator Plant in Lebanon with 28 years of service. After his retirement, he worked for the Lebanon School District maintenance department for nine years, before retiring in 1982. He was a life member of Lebanon VFW Post 23 and the Ebenezer Fire Co. and a member of the at-large chapter of the Yankee Division Veterans Association. Surviving in addition to his wife, are son William C. HURST of Fredericksburg, Va.; daughter Roberta A. HURST of Palmyra; brother Henry J. HURST of Lebanon; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews. His funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday in the Rohland Funeral Home, 508 Cumberland St., Lebanon, preceded by visitation beginning at 9:30. Interment will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, East Hanover Township.

J----Johnson, Jones, Jordan

Champaign Democrat, OH--Feb 2, 1905  Captain James J. JOHNSON died at his home in Mechanicsburg Friday afternoon at the age of 65 years. He was a veteran of the civil war and leaves two children, Mrs. J. F. KIMBALL and Ed. JOHNSON, bookkeeper in the Farmers' Bank.

Lanc. New Era Lancaster, PA--Sept. 2, 1994  Benjamin H. JONES, 67, of 308 Nancy St., Georgetown, Del., died of natural causes at his home early this morning. He was the husband of Joann WISSLER JONES.  He retired from the U.S. Navy after 20 years.  He was a chief petty officer.  He later worked for Mrs. Smith's Pie Co., Pottstown, for 15 years, until 1985.  He was a member of the American Legion in Bainbridge and Veterans of Foreign Wars 7422, Millsboro, Del.  Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Benjamin and Elva LEBER JONES Sr.  He is survived by his wife; two daughters, Benita L. SPAIDE, Pottstown, and Kimberly A., wife of Dan COCHRAN IV, Rehoboth Beach, Del.; two stepdaughters, Sharon L. MOORE, Burleson, Texas, and Kathleen K., wife of Jeffery ZERPHEY, Lancaster; two stepsons, Robert E., Plainfield, Conn., and Andrew K., Columbia; four grandchildren; five stepgrandchildren; and a sister, Miriam GARDNER, Georgetown, Del.

The Evening News Harrisburg, PA-- Sept. 16, 1996  Colebrook- Jennifer Lynn JORDAN, 18, of 18 Lancaster Road died Friday of injuries received in an automobile accident on Route 322.  She was a 1996 graduate of Palmyra High School, and attended Mastersonville United Brethren in Christ Church.  Surviving are her mother, Diana STAFFORD JORDAN of Colebrook; a brother, Joseph Wayne EDWARD, at home; maternal grandparents, Robert and Ursula MICHEL LOVE of Lawn and Herbert and Marion STAFFORD of Charleston, Tenn.; paternal grandmothers, Jean WEABER of Mount Wilson and maternal great-grandparents, Walter and Mildred STAFFORD of Staffordsville, Va.  Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in Kreamer Funeral Home, Annville.

K---- Kahl, Keener, Kendig, Keneagy, Kindig, Kline, Koser

NEW   The Patriot-News Harrisburg, PA—Dec. 16, 1999   Robert E. KAHL, 66, of 1273 S. Forge Road died Monday at home.  He retired from General Electric; was an Army veteran; a Lutheran; and a member of the Elstonville sportsman’s Association, Dela-Ches Fishing Club, Amvets Post 290, Middletown Anglers & Hunters Association and the Lebanon Volunteer Fireman’s Aid Association.  Surviving are his wife, Shirley J. WOLFE KAHL; a son, Steven R. of Palmyra RD2; two daughters, Lisa BRENAMAN of Mechanicsburg and Debra HOWARD of Ickesburg; a brother, Harry of Richland; two stepsisters, Ann SPENCER of Lebanon and Irene WILLIAMS of New Hampshire; and two grandchildren.  Services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday in Taylor-Ruffner Funeral Home, Lebanon.  Burial will be in Grand View Memorial Park, North Annville Twp.

Lebanon Daily News  Lebanon,   PA--April 1, 1957  Frank B. KEENER, 75, Lebanon Route Four (Mt Wilson), died at 5:30 o'clock this morning in the Lebanon Sanatorium. He had been ill one year. He was a retired Bethlehem Steel worker. KEENER was a member of the Eagles Lodge and a charter member of the Orioles. He worshipped in the Lutheran faith. The survivors are his wife Ida (SONNON) KEENER; children, Benjamin, Emmanuel, Percy, John, all of Lebanon Route Four; Miriam, wife of LeRoy WEBER; Elsie, wife of Donald SHIFFLET; Janice, wife of Lewis PHILLIPS; Almeda, wife of Randall GREENE, all of Lebanon Route Four; Miss Elnora KEENER, Earlene, wife of Homer ECKERT and Frank B. Jr., all at home; Lloyd, Manheim, Route Three. Also surviving are three step-children: George STRAUB Mt Holly Springs; Lester BREIDENSTINE, Lebanon Route Four; Mrs Martha COOPER, Manheim Route Three; 30 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren; two brothers, Edward KEENER, Colebrook, and Clayton KEENER, Lebanon; a sister, Mrs. Titus BOMBERGER, Colebrook.  KEENER was the son of the late Benjamin and Susanna (BAKER) KEENER.

Lebanon Daily News  Lebanon,   PA--Sept. 12, 2001  Violet J. KEENER, 73, of 744 S. Keener Lane, Annville, died of natural causes Tuesday, Sept 11, 2001, in her home.  She was the wife of the late Eugene YOUNG and the late Benjamin F. KEENER Sr.  Born May 29, 1928, in Mt. Hope, Lancaster County, she was a daughter of the late William and Edna OBENSTEIN ENGLE.  Surviving are children Meddwin J. YOUNG, with whom she resided, Donna F., wife of Harry P. BEAMESDERFER of Newmanstown, and Benjamin F. KEENER Jr. of Mt. Wilson; brothers Clayman ENGLE and Ernest ENGLE, both of Manheim; a sister, Threda BECKER of Mt. Joy; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by son Melvin YOUNG and brothers Chester ENGLE and Ronald ENGLE.  Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday in the Rohland Funeral Home, Fifth and Cumberland streets, Lebanon.  Friends may call beginning at 9:30 a.m.  Interment will be in Ruhl's Church Cemetery, Manheim.

Lancaster New Era, Lancaster,  PA--Nov 29, 1971  Mrs. Clara J. KENDIG, 90, formerly of Elizabethtown, died at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Epler Nursing Home, Mountville, following a lengthy illness. She was the widow of Edwin W. KENDIG, who died in 1970. Born in Deodate, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Mathias and Leah ZEAGER BRICKER. She is survived by three children, Nelson R. ZELL, Mrs. Dorothy M. WAY and Gordon L. ZELL, all of Elizabethtown; seven grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and a sister, Mrs. Emma HORNING, Souderton, PA.

Intell. Journal  Lancaster, PA--May 11, 1945  Henry H. KENEAGY. eighty-three, died at 9:45 a.m. Thursday at the home of his daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Morris E. DENGLINER, Kinzer, after an illness of two weeks.  He was born in Paradise Township, a son of the late John and Lizzie KENEAGY, and was a member of the Kinzer Mennonite Church.  He is survived by two children: Aaron S., Lancaster, and Maude K., wife of Morris E. DENLINGER, with whom he resided; a brother, John, Kinzer; four grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.

Lancaster New Era  Lancaster,   PA--Jan 13, 1938  Milton B. KINDIG, seventy-eight, of 347 West Orange street, a retired stock dealer, died at 10:30 A.M. yesterday at his home after a lingering illness. He was a member of St John's Lutheran church and is survived by his wife, Mrs.  Annie V. KINDIG, and three children: Florence, at home; Elsie wife of Charles F. ZIEGLER, Hershey; Laura, wife of A.G. BUCHER, Philadelphia; and two grandchildren. Services will be held at 1:30 P.M. Saturday at the home with private interment. Friends may call at his home tomorrow evening from 7 to 9 o'clock.

Lebanon Daily News  Lebanon,  PA--June 27, 1949  Kenneth E. KLINE, 48, of Rice's Landing, Pa, passed away at six o'clock Saturday morning at the Veterans Administration Hospital here. Death was caused by complications after an illness of 14 years. He was a member of the Methodist Church of Rice's Landing, and is survived by the following: his wife, Mrs. Margaret WILLIAMSON KLINE; one daughter, Burd Joan KLINE, and his father, Louis D. KLINE, all of Rice's Landing; two sisters, Mrs. Helen SHARPNECK, Philadelphia, and Mrs. Bernice MOREDOCK, Rice's Landing; and one brother, Roland KLINE, Rice's Landing. Burial is to be made in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia. The Rohland Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

The Weekly Bulletin, Mount Joy,  PA--Jan 3, 1912  The death of Peter KOSER occurred on Wednesday night at his home two miles north of Mount Joy. Deceased was sixty-five years old. He served in the civil war. His wife and two sons, David of East Donegal and Peter of Mount Joy township, survives, as does a daughter, Emma wife of Benjamin STILL. The funeral was held at Green Tree meeting house on Saturday morning.

L---- LaMotte, Leader, Leber, Leiberher, Leininger, Lentz, Libhart, Light, Lightner, Louden

New Haven Register, CT--June 18, 1995  A private service will be held for Hubert V. LaMOTTE, 84, of 47 Church St., who died Friday, June 16, 1995, in Yale-New Haven Hospital after a brief illness. He was the widower of Dorothea VREELAND LaMOTTE. Burial will be in Beaverdale Memorial Park, Hamden. The Curtis-Sisk Brothers Funeral Home, 69 S. Main St., is in charge of arrangements. Mr.  LaMOTTE was born on Sept. 5, 1910, in Richmond, Ind., a son of the late Ross and Gertrude WEBER LaMOTTE. He was a longtime Branford resident. He was the owner of the LaMotte News Agency in Branford for many years and later worked for the New Haven Register. Mr LaMotte was a member of Widows Lodge 66 F & AM in Branford. Survivors include three sons, Duane D. LaMOTTE of Barrington, Ill., Ross R. LaMOTTE of Richmand, Va., and Craig C. LaMOTTE of Crystal Lake, Ill.; two brothers, Ralph LaMOTTE of Indianapolis, Ind., and Lowell LaMOTTE of Deep River; five sisters, Ada HAINES of Stateville, Pa., Rhea READNOUR of Muncie, Ind., Marjorie HINESLEY of Brookville, Ind., Laurell STINE of Fort Wayne, Ind., and Betty STEWART of Indianapolis; and eight grandchildren. He was predeceased by a sister, Vera LaMOTTE. 

The York Dispatch  York,  PA--Mar 19, 1915  The funeral of Levi W. LEADER, who died suddenly last Tuesday morning was held this afternoon at 2 o'clock from the residence of his niece, Miss Addie LEADER, 109 South Queen street. The pallbearers were four nephews of the deceased. The Rev. G. Albert Getty, pastor of Zion Lutheran church, officiated. Burial was made in Prospect Hill Cemetery.

The Morning Call Berks Co., PA--Aug. 17, 1984  Mrs. Alma D. LEBER, 68, of 606 Shadywood Drive, Perkasie, died Wednesday in Grand View Hospital, Sellersville.  She was the wife of Robert LEBER.  She was an assembler for EMICO, Inc., Dublin, for 12 years before retiring in 1975.  Previously, she worked for the DeLoux Sweater Factory, Sellersville, for many years.  Born in South Perkasie, she was a daughter of the late Oliver S. and Lillian (CRESSMAN) STAUFFER.  She was a member of St. Andrew's United Church of Christ, Perkasie.  Surviving with her husband are three sons, Dennis C. of Columbia, Md., Jack D., of Mont Clare, Montgomery Co., and Robert S. of Trumbauersville; a brother, Oliver L. of Granite Falls, Wash.; a sister Emily, wife of Walter SCHNEIDER of Sparks, Nev., and seven grandchildren.

The York Dispatch  York,  PA--March 19, 1915  Barton LEBER, aged 53 years, died at the home of his mother, Mrs. Catherine FOOSE, 54 North Lehman Street, last night at 9 o'clock. He is survived by his mother and the following brothers: Henry, Jacob and Milton LEBER, all of this city.

York Dispatch, York, PA--December 15, 1984  Red Lion-- Mrs. Bessie J. SWEITZER LEBER, 87, of Pleasant Acres County Home and Hospital, York, formerly of Red Lion, died Friday at York Hospital.  She was the wife of the late Francis P. LEBER.  Mrs. LEBER was born in York County, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. George SWEITZER.  She was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Red Lion.  Survivors include two nieces.  A viewing will be 1 to 2 p. m.  Monday at the Burg Funeral Home Inc., 134 W. Broadway.  Funeral will be 2 p. m. Monday at the funeral home.  Her pastor, the Rev. Edward H. Yarnell, will conduct the service.  Burial will follow in Dallastown Union Cemetery.

Lancaster Daily Intell.  Journal   Lancaster, PA--Oct 1, 1883  LEBER, Sept 30, 1883 at Ephrata, Mrs.  Charlotte M., wife of John W. LEBER in her 67th year. Funeral Wednesday next at 2 pm. Burial in Ephrata Cemetery.

York Dispatch  York,  PA--March 6, 1980  Edgar E. LEBER, 74 years old, died Wednesday at Rest Haven Convalscent Home. He was the husband of Bessie SWEITZER. Born in York, he was a son of Charles & Salome FAUTH LEBER. A Veteran of WWI & retired from National Gypsum Co. Survivors include a daughter Betty ESTEP; sisters, Sarah CRUMBLING, Hellem; Mrs Alan RUSSELL, Indiana; & a brother, Ralph, Philadelphia Street. Funeral on Friday, with the Rev. E. Verbal Williams officiating. Interment in Prospect Hill Cemetery.

Unknown Lancaster Newspaper--May 1979  Edwin L. LEBER, 73, of 134 S. Union St., Middletown, died Wednesday at Frey Village Nursing Center, Middletown, following a lengthy illness.  LEBER was a retired employee of Penn Central railroad and a member of the Brotherhood of Railway Maintenance Workers.  Born in West Donegal Township, he was the son of the late Richard and Minnie CHARLESTON LEBER.  He is survived by a daughter, Dorothy E. BROUCHT  of Elizabethtown; one granddaughter; four sisters, Ruth HILT, Kathryn SHUMAKER, Barbara MYERS, all of Elizabethtown, and Elva BRENNER of Bainbridge R1; three brothers, Roy and Charles, both of Elizabethtown, and Leon LEBER of Arvada, Colo.  (My note: Edwin died May 9, 1979,)

Unknown York Newspaper--April 5, 1947-- Dallastown- Francis P. LEBER, a cigar maker, died at 6 p. m. yesterday at his home, 303 South Charles street.  Death was due to a complication of diseases, following a one-week illness.  He was 74 years old.  He was a member of the A. and I. O. Chosen Knights Commandery 174, Knights of Malta, York.  The following survive: His wife, Mrs. Ida BAHN LEBER; a step-son, Clarence BARE, West Orange, N. J.; two grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. John DAUGHERTY, York, and a brother, Jacob LEBER, Jacobus.  Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 10 a. m. at the Reidel Funeral home, here.  Rev. S. L. Hench, pastor of Christ Lutheran church, and Rev. B. L. Moore, pastor of Trinity EUB church, will officiate.  Interment will be in Salem Union cemetery.

NEW Lancaster New Era Lancaster, PA—Oct. 22, 2002   Harold L. LEBER, 87, of Landis Homes, Lititz, formerly of York, died at the retirement community Friday after a brief illness. He retired in 1977 from the former York-Hoover Casket Co., where he was a finisher in the metal department.  Before that, he was a cabinetmaker at the former Samuel J. LAITY Cabinet Shop in Hellam.  He also owned and operated a farm in Lower Windsor Township, York County, and had a collection of more than 200 antique clocks. He was a member of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, repaired clocks and handcrafted grandfather clocks and other timepieces, which he gave to members of his family.  He was a member of Glennview Christian and Missionary Alliance church in Loganville and a former member of York Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, where he served as an elder and taught adult Sunday school.  Born in Lower Windsor Township, he was the son of the late Wilbur and Nora FAKE LEBER.   He was married to Elizabeth R. NEWCOMER LEBER of Lititz.  Surviving besides his wife are a son, Harold B. LEBER of York; a daughter, Jeanne L., married to Richard Schmidt MERRITT of Elizabethtown; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by a sister, Lorene M. LEBER.

Reading Eagle, Berks Co., PA--Dec 7, 1966  Harry LEBER, 84, of 105 Ridge St., Park Manor, died at 4 a.m. today in the Reading Hospital where he was admitted yesterday. He was employed as a conductor for the Reading Co. for 40 years before his retirement in 1942. He is survived by his widow Helen (NADZAL) LEBER, and a sister, Mary, wife of Elzye PROWELL, Harrisburg. Services will be held Saturday at 9 a.m. in the funeral parlors of T. C. Auman, Inc., the Rev. Dr. Frank E. Radcliffe officiating. Burial will be made in the Laureldale Cemetery.

Lancaster New Era  Lancaster,  PA--Oct 24, 1883  LEBER, died Oct 22, 1883 in this city, Harry E. LEBER in 22nd year of his age. Relatives and friends and also Empire Council #120 OUAM may attend funeral from father's residence, 208 S. Line Street Thursday afternoon at 2 pm. Burial in Woodward Cemetery.

York Dispatch  York,  PA--April 11, 1908  Jacob H. LEBER, 74, died in Baltimore yesterday from Brights disease. He was in the grocery business, Baltimore. Survivors include a sister, Mr. Jacob ERNEY.

York Dispatch, October 22, 1983--Joseph H. LEBER, 79, of 543 Manor St., Columbia, died 10:15 p. m. Thursday at Columbia Hospital.  Born in York County, he was a son of the late Howard and Mary GENTZLER LEBER.  He was a retired superintendent of the Mountville Wallpaper Co.  He was a 50-year member of Zeredatha Lodge 451 Free and Accepted Masons, and a member of the Harrisburg Consistory.  Survivors include: A daughter-- Doris M. WILLEY, 324 Springdale Ave.  A grandchild, two great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.  A brother--Howard LEBER, Reading.  A sister-- Jessie ATKINS, York. Funeral services will be 2 p. m.  Monday at the Workinger Funeral Home, 849 E. Market St., with the Rev. Melvin Geiman Jr., a retired United Methodist minister, officiating.  Burial will be in Stony Brook Mennonite Cemetery.

Daily New Era  Lancaster,   PA--May 10, 1877  LEBER, on Wednesday the 9th inst., Lavina wife of Martin LEBER and only daughter of Jonas EBY. Relatives and friends and Fulton Home #26 HC (H.F.) PA may attend funeral from residence of husband, 120 S. Duke Street. Funeral on Friday at 2 pm.

New Era  Lancaster, PA--Aug 16, 1884  LEBER, August 15, 1884 in this city, Martin LEBER in 66th year of his age. Relatives and friends are respectively invited to attend the funeral from the residence of son-in-law, George W. HERMON, 549 Green St. on Monday afternoon at 2 pm. Burial in Woodward Hill Cemetery.

Elizabethtown Chronicle  Elizabethtown,  PA--Feb 2, 1938  Milton LEBER, eight-one, died of complications Saturday evening at his home Elizabethtown R.D. 3. He is survived by the following children: R.W. LEBER and Mrs George DONLEY, both of Elizabethtown, Mrs George WALTERS Hummelstown R.D.; Mrs.  Elsie PROWELL, Harrisburg; Mrs.  Simon EPLER, Conewago; Milton, Lancaster, and Harry, of Reading; a brother, Barb LEBER, of York, and fifty-four grandchildren and thirty-five great-grandchildren. Services were held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Roth funeral home, with further services at 2 p.m. in Christ Reformed church, Elizabethtown, Interment was in Old Mennonite cemetery, Landisville.

York Dispatch, York, PA-- February 23, 1988  Red Lion-- Viewing for Paul D. LEBER, 92, of Rest Haven-York, formerly of 130 Linden Ave., who died at 5:15 p.m. Sunday at Memorial Hospital, will be 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday at the Olewiler & Heffner Funeral Home Inc., 145 E. Broadway.  Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home with the Rev. Edward Y. Yarnell, his pastor, officiating.  Burial will be in Bethlehem United Methodist (Stonepile) Cemetery.  Mr. LEBER was the husband of the late Mary ECKERT LEBER and Edna BURKINS LEBER. He was retired from P. A. & S. Small Co.  He was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church and its Sunday school, and was a former Sunday school teacher, a former member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and a member of the Men's Federation of the Bible.  Born in York County, Mr. LEBER was a son of the late James and Ella O. LEBER.  Survivors include: Three brothers--Guy LEBER, Clarence LEBER, and Carl LEBER.

Patriot News, Harrisburg, PA--January 8, 1962-- York--Paul S. LEBER, 75, of 801 Pennsylvania Ave., died yesterday at his residence.  Survivors are his wife, Cora, and a son, Charles E., York; a sister, Mrs. James A. WEIDMAN, Lancaster, and two grandchildren.  He was an employee of Gregory's Men's Store in York.  Services will be held Tuesday, 2 p. m.  at the funeral home, Queen and Jackson Streets with the Rev. Paul Wineka, pastor of Otterbein EUB Church, Hanover, officiating.  Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery.

Unknown Lancaster Newspaper-- Pauline Elizabeth LEBER, 68, of 146 E. Hummelstown St., Elizabethtown, a guest at Misiricordia Nursing Home, York, for the past six months, died at the home Saturday evening.  She was the wife of the late Roy W. LEBER, who died in November 1979.  Born in Elizabethtown, she was a daughter of the late Samuel D. and Mae McCLARREN RUHL and was a retired employee of the former Bodenstein's Garment Factory, Elizabethtown.  She was a member of Christ Church, United Church of Christ and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, both of Elizabethtown.  Surviving are two sons: Dennis R., Manchester, and Thomas W. LEBER, at home; one granddaughter; two brothers, Earl RUHL, San Antonio, Texas; Arthur RUHL, Marysville; and three sisters: Hazel BRANDT, Midland Texas; Helen, wife of Chester BROZ, St. Louis, MO.; and Catherine, wife of Charles LEBER, Elizabethtown.  (My note: Pauline died February 28, 1987)

Middletown Journal  Middletown,   PA--Sept. 13, 1940  Richard W. LEBER, a resident of Elizabethtown, R.D. 2, died Sunday at his home. Mr.  LEBER was a retired railroad clerk of the Pennsylvania Railroad, having served as a freight and ticket agent at the Conewago Station for nearly thirty-five years. He was a member of the Reformed Church. Survivors are five sons, Edwin, town; Eugene, Roy, Charles and Leon, Elizabethtown; four daughters, Mrs.  David HILT, Elizabethtown; Mrs.  Benjamin JONES, Lancaster; Mrs.  David SHOEMAKER, Bainbridge and Miss Barbara LEBER, at home; three sisters, Mrs.  George WALTERS, Harrisburg; Mrs.  Raymond DONLEY, Elizabethtown and Mrs.  Eliza PROWELL, Harrisburg; three brothers, Harry LEBER, Reading, and Simon and Milton LEBER, Lancaster. Eleven grandchildren also survive. Funeral services were held at the Miller funeral home, Elizabethtown, at 2 o'clock, daylight time, Wednesday afternoon. Burial in Good's cemetery, near Elizabethtown.

Unknown York Newspaper--October 28, 1946--Samuel H. LEBER died yesterday at 6 p. m. at his residence, 442 Salem avenue.  He was 80 years old.  The son of the late David and Margaret LEBER, he was a native of York county and prior to his retirement was a farmer.  Besides his widow he leaves these children: Mrs. Mary DIETZ, Hellam street, Wrightsville; Mrs. Howard KINSLEY, Maytown, Pa.; Mrs. Daniel MOUL and Mrs. Frank KLINEFELTER, York R. D. 7; Elias LEBER, 218 Chestnut street, Wrightsville; Mrs. Henry HILGERT, 436 East Market street; Mrs. James POTTS, 48 Broad street, and Mrs. Herald GRAFF, 1437 Monroe street.  These brothers William LEBER, Wrightsville; Edward LEBER, Hellam R. D. 1; David LEBER, 603 Dallas street; Kurvin LEBER, Yorkana; a sister, Mrs. Oliver PAULES, Hellam, 25 grandchildren; 32 great grandchildren, and a great great grandchild.

Unknown Lancaster Newspaper--June 1986  Thomas R. LEBER, 90, a retired Pennsylvania Railroad brakeman, died Thursday at 5:45a.m. at White Hall-Leader Nursing and Rehabilitation Center after a long illness.  Formerly of 1240 Manor St., Columbia, he was the husband of the late Emma WEIMER LEBER.  LEBER retired from Pennsylvania Railroad after 50 years service.  He was a member of Columbia Lodge 286, Free and Accepted Masons, and St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church, Columbia.  Born in Columbia, he was the son of the late Howard and Maggie BALL LEBER.  Surviving are a brother, Lester, Columbia, and two sisters, Catherine GOEHRIG, Lancaster, and Evelyn BRIDGES, Bowie, MD. (My note: He died June 19, 1986).

York Dispatch  York,   PA--July 29, 1980  William H. LEBER, 69 years old, died Monday at York Hospital. He was the husband of Alvena V. MYERS LEBER. Born in York,. he was a son of Harry & Mamie DIEHL LEBER. He was a member of Christ Lutheran Church and a retired buyer for General Electric Co. Also a buyer for AMP. Survivors include a daughter, Delores KEPNER, York; a sister, Grace ABLE, York; & a brother, Carl, York. Funeral Thursday with Pastor Rev. Lavern K. Grose officiating. Interment in Mt Rose Cemetery.

The Evening News Harrisburg,  PA--July 27, 1993  Kenneth B. LEIBERHER, 77, of Palmyra RD 3 died yesterday at home. He was a self-employed painter; a World War II veteran; a graduate of the former Mount Joy High School; and a member of Mount Joy VFW and Campbelltown American Legion. Surviving are his wife, Edna WEABER LEIBERHER; two sons, Kenneth F. of Jonestown and Quentin of Campbelltown; three daughters, Bonnie E. LEIBERHER of Camp Hill, Gail A. LEIBERHER of Harrisburg and Denise K. McCLEAREN of Winchester, Va.; a brother, Robert of Mount Joy; and five grandchildren. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow in Grand View Memorial Park, North Annville. Twp. There will be no viewing or visitation. Kreamer Funeral Home, Annville, is handling arrangements.

Lebanon Daily News  Lebanon,  PA--Oct 25, 1976  Funeral services were held this afternoon for Ada W. LEININGER, wife of William R. LEININGER, 434 N. 23rd St., at the Taylor-Ruffner Funeral Home. The Rev. Daryl M. Kuhns, pastor of Christian Union Church, officiated. Burial was in Grand View Memorial Park. Pallbearers were grandsons, Robert LEININGER, Llewleyn and Galen WEBER, Todd and Raphil KLINGER and Lynn SHAY.

Lebanon Daily News  Lebanon,  PA--Oct 8, 1915  Jacob M. LENTZ, the 18 year old son of Mr. & Mrs. Jacob LENTZ of 307 New street, died this morning from Bright's disease following a year's illness. His parents and these brothers and sisters are left: Asher, Helen, Israel, Charles, Eva, Agnes, Edward and Clifford. He was a member of the Seventh Street Lutheran church.

New Era  Lancaster,  PA--Jan 11, 2002  Dennis E. LIBHART, 53, of Millsboro, Del., and formerly of Elizabethtown, died of natural causes Tuesday at home. LIBHART was equipment manager of the Johnny Janosik Furniture Co., Laurel, Del. A U.S. Army veteran, he served during the Vietnam War. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of Elizabeth HIPPLE LIBHART of Hershey and the late Raymond LIBHART. He was married to Gail M. SHORT-LIBHART. Surviving in addition to his wife and mother are two sons, Todd E. of Maytown and Phillip A. of Elizabethtown; two granddaughters; and a sister, Deborah SUCEO of Hershey.

Lebanon Daily News  Lebanon,  PA--Mar 14, 1975  Services were held this afternoon in the Rohland Funeral Home for Damon Shenk LIGHT, husband of Mabel CUMP LIGHT, 536 N. Eighth St. The Rev. Robert F. Ziegler, pastor of Covenant United Methodist Church, officiated. Interment was in the Hill Church Cemetery, north of Cleona. Pallbearers were Gurney D. BRANDT, H. Mark SWANGER, Theodore R. SMITH, Sterling LIGHT, Albert C. KLOPP and Mark L. LENICH.

Daily Intell.  Journal  Lancaster,   PA--May 9, 1949  Mrs. Anna M. LIGHTNER, 47 years, and wife of Robert E. LIGHTNER, collapsed and died in Elizabethtown Saturday evening while shopping. Deputy Coroner Dr. J. Hoffman Garber, Elizabethtown, pronounced her dead and reported death was due to coronary thrombosis. She was a daughter of Edwin and Barbara SWEIGART CHARLESTON. Survivors include children, Thelma, wife of Earl STANN, Lincoln; Ellen, wife of Robert HEBERLING, Highspire; Barbara Ann and James LIGHTNER at home; Sgt. Robert LIGHTNER, Salina Kansas; 2 grandchildren and brothers Lavere, William, Roy F. and George, all of Elizabethtown RD. Funeral will be Wednesday.

Daily Intell. Journal Lancaster,  PA--June 17, 1954  Robert Earl LIGHTNER, 64 years, died yesterday at the U.S. Veteran Administration Hospital, Lebanon. He was the son of Benjamin & Catharine RICE LIGHTNER. Survivors include sons, James S., Elizabethtown R1; and Robert L., Rheems; daughters, Mrs. Thelma G. STAMM and Barbara Ann LIGHTNER, both of Lincoln; and Mrs. Robert HEBERLING, of Highspire. Eight grandchildren also survive. Funereal will be held Saturday.

Lebanon Daily News  Lebanon,   PA--Mar 14, 1975  The funeral of Edgar Weimer LOUDEN, Wernersville, was held this morning from the Rohland Funeral Home. The Rev. David W. Grant, pastor of St. John's United Church of Christ officiated. Interment was in Mt. Lebanon Cemetery.

M----  Malin, Maransky, Maroulas, Martin, McIlvaine, McMellen, Mellinger, Metzler, Miller, Minney, Moore, Moyer, Mumaw

Lebanon Daily News  Lebanon,  PA--April 8, 1978  Clarence L. MALIN, 65, Lititz RD2, died Friday in the Ephrata Hospital after a short illness.  A native of Lancaster County, he retired from employment as first inspector at Raybestos-Manhattan, Manheim, last year.  He was the son of the late Randal D. and Elizabeth LEHMAN MALIN.  Surviving are his wife: Phoebe WERT MALIN; eight children: Mary E., wife of Charles TOLLEY, Lititz; Anna Mae, wife of Terry HEILMAN, Denver; Howard K., Joseph L., Randal D., Margaret R., wife of Lenford DONMOYER, and Cathryn L., wife of Nevin STOEHLER, all of Lebanon; and Frances M., wife of Donald NELSON, Ephrata.  Also surviving are 25 grandchildren and four sisters: Anna Mae, wife of Mark SWANENBERG, Malvern: Lillian, wife of Fred MATTHEWS, San Rafael, Calif.; Myrtle, wife of Carl MATTHEWS, Chambersburg; and Virginia, wife of Lester MATTHEWS, Ephrata.

Lebanon Daily News  Lebanon,   PA--Sept 30, 1972  Funeral services were held this morning in the Holy Resurrection of Christ Serbian Orthodox Church, Lebanon for Vida MARANSKY, widow of John MARANSKY, 234 Birch St. Officiating was the Rev. Peter Bankerovich, pastor. Interment was in Mt. Lebanon cemetery. The Rohland Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Intell. Journal   Lancaster, PA-- May 11, 1945  Tony MAROULAS, sixty-two, of 454 W. Lemon St., died at 3:15 a. m. Thursday at St. Joseph's Hospital after an illness of two years.  He was born in Chios, Greece, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Sarantis MAROULAS. He was a resident of this country for 28 years and was a member of the Greek Orthodox Church.  He is survived by a sister, Grace, wife of Nick PSILOS, this city.

NEW  New Era, Lancaster, PA--Nov. 6, 1999  Destiny Marie MARTIN, infant daughter of Erick and Donna SHUPP MARTIN of 101 Schoeneck Road, Ephrata, died shortly after birth Thursday at PennState Geisinger, Hershey Medical Center.  Surviving in addition to her parents are a brother, Ryan, at home; maternal grandmother Darlene, wife of Tony LOOSE of Ephrata; maternal grandfather John SHUPP of Ephrata; paternal grandfather James W., husband of Cathy MARTIN of East Earl; maternal great-grandparents Edwin and Elaine GETZ and Donald and Mary Jane ALBERT, all of Ephrata; and paternal great-grandparents Clarence and Miriam SENSENIG of Ephrata.

Lancaster New Era  Lancaster,   PA--Jan 13, 1938  Mrs.  Daisy McILVAINE, wife of Amos McILVAINE, of Philadelphia, formerly of Paradise, died in Philadelphia Tuesday as the result of an operation. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, at the Old Leacock Presbyterian church, at Intercourse, with interment in the adjoining cemetery.

Unknown Lancaster Newspaper--  J. Donald McMELLEN, 85, of Church Street Towers, Apartment 208, died at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Conestoga View Home .  He was born in Lancaster, a son of the late Capt. Elias and Annie WENDITZ McMELLEN.  He retired from the Slaymaker Lock Co. 20 years ago.  He is survived by his wife, Mary LOUCKS McMELLEN, Church Street Towers; and three children: Ella M., wife of Harold C. HILL, Scotch Plains, N.J.;  William J. MCMELLEN and Joseph C. McMELLEN,  both of Lancaster.  Other survivors include seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.  The McMELLENS would be been married 65 years in May.  (My note: He died February 3, 1972.)

Lebanon Daily News Lebanon, PA--June 17, 2002  Mildred A. DIETZ MELLINGER, 84, of 16 West Wood St., Cornwall, died Thursday, June 13, 2002, in Lebanon's GSH.  She was the wife of Charles MELLINGER, to whom she would have been married 62 years on Saturday.  Born Jan. 20, 1918, in Lebanon, she was a daughter of Raymond and Elsie PETERS DIETZ.  She was a 1935 graduate of Lebanon High School and a member of the reunion committee.  She had worked at the Frackville Pajama Co. and was a longtime Sunday School teacher at the former Centenary Methodist Church, now Trinity United Methodist Church.  She was  a member of the Tolerance Chapter Order of the Eastern Star and was a volunteer for the Good Samaritan Hospital Street Fair. where she worked the candy-apple booth.  Surviving, in addition to her husband, are a daughter, Judith I. STETTLER, wife of William, of Newtown; sisters Gertrude TRAUTMAN of Jonestown and Betty DESCH of Arizona; and brother Richard DIETZ of Ono.  She was preceded in death by brothers William and Chester DIETZ. Interment will be in Covenant Cemetery, Ebenezer.

Lancaster New Era Lancaster, PA--April 22, 1994  Richard Lee METZLER, 53, of 114 Snavely Mill Road, Lititz, died early today at Maple Farm Nursing Center, Akron, after a short illness.  He was the husband of Clara Mae BRADLEY METZLER, Lititz.  He had worked as a dynamite blasting technician in construction until his illness.  METZLER was a member of Brickerville United Lutheran Church, and he also attended Dove Christian Fellowship in Ephrata.  Born in Allentown, he was the son of Clyde Z. and Dorothy M. BARTO METZLER, Lititz.  Surviving, in addition to his parents and wife, are two daughters, Shirley, wife of Ray CHROBOT, Ephrata, and Dorothy, wife of Sean DEAMER, Lititz; three sons: Clyde, Manheim, and Ronald and Robert, both of Lititz; and six grandchildren.

Lancaster New Era   Lancaster,   PA--Jan 7, 1938  Miss Alice MILLER, fifty-seven, of 128 North Ann street, died this morning at 8 o'clock at St Joseph's hospital, after a few days' illness following a stroke. She was employed for many years at Franklin and Marshall Academy.

Lancaster New Era   Lancaster,   PA--Jan 7, 1938  John B. MINNEY, seventy-nine, died at the home of his son, John L. MINNEY, Strasburg, this morning at 2 o'clock of a complication of diseases. He was a member of the Refton Brethren in Christ church. These children survive: Mrs.  A. E. HAAS, Baltimore; Mrs.  Hardy SHAUB, Strasburg township; Enos B., Lancaster; Charles H., Philadelphia; Jacob M., Eden township; Willis E., Lampeter; John L., Strasburg; Ruth M., Baltimore; and Mrs.  Reuben GROFF, Strasburg township. Brief services will be held at the home of the son on Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock followed by services at 2:45 o'clock in the Pequea Church of the Brethren. Interment will be in the adjoining cemetery. Friends may call at the home tomorrow evening from 7 to 9 o'clock.

Lebanon Daily News  Lebanon,   PA--Jan 3, 1944  Funeral services were held on Sunday afternoon in the Arnold Funeral Home, 712 Chestnut St., for Mrs. Elizabeth MOORE, of 1501 King Street, Avon, wife of Jacob MOORE. Rev. Dr. I. C. Fisher officiated. Interment was made at Grand View Cemetery near Annville. The bearers were Samuel SWOYER, Henry HEISEY, Lester BATDORF, Loudore SHANER, Wayne SHUEY and C. B. BECHTOLD. C. LeRoy Arnold had charge of arrangements.

Intell. Journal   Lancaster, PA--May 11, 1945  Mrs. Grace R. MOORE, thirty-six, of 211 Locust St., Columbia, who died in the Columbia Hospital at 10 p. m.  Wednesday after being admitted at 3 p. m.  as a medical patient, was a member of St. Andrew's Reformed Church, this city, and a daughter of Mrs. Susan MINNAN BRANDT, of Maryland, and the late Benjamin BRANDT.  She is survived by her mother and three children, Jeanne H., Patricia Ann, at home; and Claude, of this city; a sister, Isabel, wife of James HENDERSON, of this city; and three brothers, Charles BRANDT, USA; George, Connecticut, and Clifford, of Maryland.

Lebanon Daily News Lebanon, PA--Sept. 30, 2003  Caleb M. MOYER, infant son of Curtis L. and Laura A. DEITZ MOYER, 2180 Quarry Road, Lebanon, died Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2003, at Children's Hospital, Buffalo, N.Y.  Surviving, in addition to his parents, are twin brother Adam . M. MOYER, half-brother Alexander MOYER and half-sister Julia MOYER, all at home; maternal grandparents Annie DEITZ of Lebanon and Edward DEITZ Sr.  of Annville; maternal grandfather Elias ADAMS of Lebanon; paternal grandparents Glenn and Linda MOYER of Rehrersburg; and paternal great-grandfather Raymond KOHR of Fredericksburg.

The Weekly Bulletin, Mount Joy,  PA.--Jan 3, 1912  David L. MOYER, aged 69 years, 9 months and 17 days, one of the best known and most highly respected citizens of upper Rapho township, died on last Wednesday night after a brief illness due to hypertrophy of the heart. Funeral and interment at Milton Grove on Sunday.

Manheim-Lititz Merchandiser, Lancaster Co., PA--June 19, 2002  MUMAW, Jesse J., of Joplin, Mo.,  formerly of Mount Joy, died May 22.  He was born in Oakney Springs, Va., the son of the late William L. and Fannie E. MUMAW.  Surviving is a son, Jesse W. MUMAW, Palm Springs, Tenn.; four daughters: Almeda R., wife of Rev. Frederick GEIB,  Silverdale; Patsy M., wife of James B. STOKES, Mount Joy;  Fonda G., wife of John J. MURPHY, Mount Joy;  Janet D., wife of Mark KEITH, Mount Joy;  a sister, Ervie DELLINGER, Middletown; 17 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

                                    
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