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Paul R. Barnes, formerly of Littlestown, passed away November 7 at age 79, leaving wife, Mary (Swope) Barnes; sons, Christopher (Jill) and Curtis (Claudia) Barnes; daughters, Cynthia (Frank Howes), Christina and Cathryn Barnes, Carolyn (Montgomery Schmidt), Corinna (Adam Burgess), Candice (Michael Turner) and Colleen, (Ryan Estabrook); grandchildren; great-grandchildren; siblings, Arthur (Marie Bevenour) Barnes, Lester (Dorothy Storm) Barnes, Darlene (Gary) Guise, all of Littlestown, and James (Janet Rang) Barnes, Owings Mills, MD.

Jean Elizabeth Blair, 85, of Westminster, formerly of Winfield, passed away November 9 at Carroll Lutheran Village in Westminster. She was the wife of the late Francis L. Blair. Surviving are daughter and son-in-law Ann and Donald Klausmeyer of Westminster, son David Blair of Baltimore, son Michael Blair of Westminster; sister June Earlene Adams of Elkridge, cousins, nephew and wife, Gerry and Linda Bennett, step-grandchildren Chuck Klausmeyer and Sheila and Allan Dale; and step-great-grandchildren Brandon and Hannah Dale.

Richard D. (Rick) Bosley, age 64, of Aspers and formerly of York Springs, passed away November 9. He is survived by sister, Bonnie and husband Randy Powell of Aspers; brothers, Rodney W. Bosley Sr. of Orlando, and Ronald L. and wife Linda Bosley of Ridgeley, WV; nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews, great-great niece and great-great nephews.

Joanne S. Calams, 86, passed away November 7 at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Joanne was the wife of the late George R. Calams. She is survived by children, Lila Weaver and her husband, Dick of Finksburg, MD, and Christine Neri and her husband, Chuck of Hanover; grandchildren, Christopher and Megan Weaver, Chip Weaver and Gregory Neri; great-granddaughter, Mackenzie Weaver; brother, Joe Specht and his wife Norma; and nieces and nephews.

Bruce Nevin Caltrider, 60, of Westminster, passed away November 8 at Northwest Hospital Center. He was the spouse of Alice Ann (Geogius) Caltrider, and the son of Louise (Dutrow) Caltrider and the late Wilbur V. Caltrider. Also surviving are siblings Cathy and husband Dennis Reitz of Woodstock, Douglas and wife the late Amy Caltrider of Taneytown, and nieces and nephews.

Betty Leola O Cole, 82, of Hampstead, passed away November 6 at her home. She was the wife of Donald Edwin Cole. Also surviving are son, Dale Eugene Cole of Palm Harbor, FL; daughters, Donna Lyn Young of Boring and Dawn Lee Armacost of Westminster; sister, Phyllis Ann Osborn of Reisterstown; and grandchildren, Amy Leola and Joanne Burnette Cole, Tiffany Nicole and Stephanie Noel Young, and Zachary Scott and Kyle Lee Armacost.

Earl R. Colestock, 92, passed away November 11 at his home. He was the the widower of the late Anna R. (Matthias) Walmer Colestock. Surviving are stepson, Thomas H. Walmer & wife, Donna; stepgrandson, Thomas H. Walmer, II & wife, Elaine, all of Hanover; stepgreat-grandson, Daniel T. Walmer & wife, Becky, of Wasilla, AK; and sisters, Harriet Cromer of Hanover, Julia Hoffnagle of New Oxford, Delores Miller of McSherrystown and Joyce Linkey of Lancaster.

Sarah Ann Diehl, 68, passed away November 7 at the Rest Haven Nursing Center. She was the wife of George E. Diehl. Also surviving are children, Christie S. Colon of York, Wade A. Smith of Phoenix, AZ, Dennie W. Smith of Maytown, and Troy L. Diehl of Hanover; grandchildren; great-granddaughter; and brother, Weldon Horn of Dallastown.

Edith R. (Griffin) Feeser, 92, passed away on November 12 at the Gettysburg Lutheran Home. She was the wife of the late William P. Feeser. Edith is survived by sons, Thomas L. Feeser and his wife, Mary of New Oxford, Paul W. Feeser of New Oxford, and Jack G. Feeser of Ridgeway, PA; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren; brother, Kenneth Griffin of Hanover; and sisters, Elda Pope of New Oxford, Virgie Norris of Hanover, Bessie Haar of New Oxford, and Harriet Keller of Hanover.

Clifford Carl Fique, 90, of Westminster, passed away November 9 at Carroll Lutheran Village Health Care Center. He was the husband of Eleanor Scott Fique. Surviving in addition to his wife are children and spouses Leonard A. and wife Sharon Fique of Sykesville, Laura F. and husband Steven Sinnott of Westminster and John F. Fique of Westminster; grandchildren William C. Sinnott, Roy M. Fique, Tabitha F. Baier, Daniel S. Sinnott and Craig A. Sinnott; and great grandchildren Annabelle and Eva.

Gladys R. (Trone) Forry, 84, passed away on November 11 at York Hospital. She was the wife of the late Harry "Bill" Forry. She is survived by daughters, Cindy Kinney of Columbus GA, Tami Barley and husband Steven of York; and her grandchildren, Joshua, Jessica and Jenna Jenkins, Sarah Wolf, Megan, Bryan and Marisa Barley.

Melvin Luther Fritz, 95, formerly of Uniontown, passed away November 12 at Lorien of Taneytown. He was the husband of the late Dorothy E. Hoch Fritz. Surviving are sister, Pauline Boone of Westminster; and nieces and nephews.

Jane H. Gough, 77, of Gettysburg, passed away November 4 at the M.C.V. Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond. She was the wife of Robert L. Gough. She is survived by daughters, Diana K. Gough, of Hyattsville, MD, and Shelley G. Lauffer and her husband Kevin, of Mt. Airy, MD; grandchildren, Brandon Lauffer, Marisa Lauffer, and Carlos Gough; sister, Bonnie B. Frijters, of Huntingdon, PA; and nieces and nephews.

Dorothy A. "Dottie" Greene, 84, of Bonneauville passed away November 8 at Hanover Hospital. She was the wife of the late Charles C. Greene. Dottie is survived by her companion, Fern Klinefelter, Bonneauville; daughters, Vickie (Statler) Cerullo, Camp Hill, and Wanda (Greene) Cover, Laurel, MD; grandson, Aubrey Vincent Cover, Davenport, IA; nieces, nephew and their children.

G. Glenn Hoke, 73, passed away November 6, at the Hershey Medical Center. He was the husband of Barbara (Valentino) Hoke. Also surviving are daughter, Heather Valentino Hoke; brothers, Father Thomas R. Hoke of Spring Grove, and Philip J. Hoke and Andrew L. Hoke, both of Hanover; and nieces and nephews.

Helen Melnick Hoke, 88, of Gettysburg, passed away on November 6 at Gettysburg Lutheran Retirement Village. She was the wife of the late Marvin L Hoke. Surviving are sisters, Julia Melnick Gottschall of Lancaster and Stella Melnick Enge of Florissant, MO, and nieces and nephews.

Milton F. Hunter, age 86, of Mt. Airy, passed away November 7 at the Carroll Hospice, Inc. Dove House in Westminster. He was the husband of Shirley Pyles Hunter and the late Imogene Rose Hunter, and the father of Barbara Elizabeth Tremper of Westminster and grandfather of Raymond, Alan and Mark. Milton is also survived by Shirley's children, Patricia Deal and husband Larry Rupp of West River, MD and Lois Kay Fink and husband David of Berkley Springs, WV; and brother Kenneth and wife Rosie Hunter of Thurmont.

James Albert Kistner, 64, passed away November 11 at his home. He was the husband of Tara Kleinfelter Kistner. Also surviving are son Kevin C. Kistner of New Orleans, LA; son and daughter-in-law Craig E. and Laura Kistner of Pasadena, CA; sister and brother-in-law Darlene and Terry Becker of Westminster and granddaughters Jane and Coralin Kistner.

Marian A. "Putch" (Staub) Kuhn, 94, passed away November 6 at Golden Living Center in Gettysburg. She was the wife of the late George S. Kuhn. Marian is survived by daughters, Doris Sheely and her husband, Thomas of New Oxford, Cynthia Dahler and her husband, Marvin of Spring Grove, and Susan Bream and her husband, Allen of New Oxford; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren; brother, Rodney "Pita" Staub of Abbottstown; and sister, Pauline Plank of Infiana.

William Elfhage LaPlante, 94, of Westminster passed away November 7 at Brightview Westminster Ridge. He was the husband of the late Mary Jane White LaPlante. William is survived by friends Mary and Bill Paul and Robin Nesbitt.

Kai Christian Light, son of Austin Light and Ayla Christian Lewter of Hanover, and brother to Raelynn Light of Littlestown, passed away on October 31 at York Hospital. In addition to his parents and sister, Kai is survived by maternal grandparents, Keith V. and Cathy Lewter of Hanover; paternal grandparents, Sonya Alicea and Michael Light of Hanover; maternal great-grandparents, Betty and Robert O. Jones, Jr. of Hanover and Ruth Lewter of McSherrystown; aunts, Desiree Lewter, Cierra Light, Nesca McGee, and Lacy Light; uncles, Joshua Jones and his wife, Bria, Keith I. Lewter, and Shawn Smith; great-aunts and uncles, cousins and great cousins.

Philip J. Luckenbaugh, 61, passed away at York Hospital on November 7. He was the husband of Christine M. (Hartman). In addition to his wife, he is survived by son Travis M. Luckenbaugh of Spring Grove and sisters Sue and Teen.

John I. McAndrew, Sr., 75, of Eldersburg, passed away November 12 at Lorien Nursing Center in Columbia. He was the husband of Rebecca McAndrew. Also surviving are daughter, Clare Mastramico and her husband Phil of Elkridge, son John McAndrew Jr. and his wife Lara of Pasadena, and grandsons.

Rodney L. McNair, 74, of Emmitsburg, passed away on November 6 at Frederick Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of Sarah McNair. Rodney is also survived by daughter, Theresa Wantz; son, Terry McNair and wife, Rosemary; grandchildren, Terry McNair Jr., Misti Stepler, Kayne Wantz, and Robert Wantz Jr.; great-grandchildren, Robert Wantz III and Morgan Snyder; sisters, Joan Bankert, Shirley Gelwicks; and nieces.

Richard Edward Matthews, 83, passed away November 10 at the Hanover Hospital. Richard was the husband of Violet V. (Mathias) Matthews. He is also survived by his son, David W. Matthews of Hanover; and brother, Marvin Matthews of Loganville.

David C. Meckley, 68, passed away November 7 at Hanover Hospital. He was the husband of Susan B. (Bankert) Meckley. Also surviving are children and their spouses; grandchildren; sisters; and brothers.

Alma Patricia "Pat" Miller, 85, of Emmitsburg passed away November 10 at St. Catherine Nursing Center in Emmitsburg. She was the wife of the late Roy Miller. Surviving are daughters, Connie Ohler and husband Guy of Emmitsburg, Arlene Buckley and husband Maurice of Taneytown, and Karen Mills of Emmitsburg; sons, Larry Miller and wife Amy of Gettysburg, and Randy Miller and wife Jeannette of Emmitsburg; sisters, Louise Shriner of Fairfield, Doris Glass and husband Jimmy of Emmitsburg, and H. Regina Dillman and husband William of Abbottstown; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

Jean E. Morse, 80, formerly of Hanover, passed away November 10 at Quincy Village in Waynesboro. She leaves children Anita Mixon, Sharon Sandberg, Jonathan Morse, Vicki Bivens, Vonda Morse, and Sonja Epley; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and siblings Richard Rinehart, Wayne Rinehart and Dorcas Rinehart.

William L. Mummert, 75, passed away November 8 at his residence.

Mary Jane Newman, 87, passed away November 12 at the Hanover Hall Nursing Center in Hanover. She was the wife of the late John Stewart Newman. Surviving are daughters, Brenda Newman Wright of Durham, NC and Janel K. Hargest and husband Tex of Hanover; and grandchildren, Jeremy, Justin, Sarah, Lauren and Eric.

June Fay Plunkert, 87, passed away November 9 at Homewood at Plum Creek. She was the wife of Robert W. Plunkert. She is also survived by daughters, Janet Arendt of York, and Jean Snyder of Mt. Wolf; stepson, Marlin Plunkert of Loch Raven, MD; stepdaughter, Terri Trump of New Oxford;  grandsons; great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandson.

Minnie W. Quackenbush, 73, passed away November 8 at the Hanover Hospital. She was the wife of Gilbert I. Quackenbush. Minnie is also survived by daughters, Deborah L. Mero of Rock Hill, SC, June M. Cunningham and Teresa L. Hodgkinson both of Hanover and Sandra L. Stamper of Sturgis, MI; grandchildren, Michael, Michelle, Sarah, Neil, Amanda, Leanna, Lindsay and Rachel; great-grandchildren, Khalil, Desiree, Ariana, Madelyn, Ava, Riley and Brooklyn; brothers, Vincent Marcellino of Fairfax, VA, Phillip Marcellino of Baltimore, Thomas Marcellino of Laurel, MD and Robert Marcellino of Louisville, KY; sister, Mary Belton of Columbia, SC; and nieces and nephews.

David P. Runkle, 84, passed away November 11 at Normandie Ridge, York. He was the husband of the late Arlene E. (Beck) Runkle. He is survived by sons, Lloyd E. Runkle and his wife, Susan, and Michael W. Runkle, all of Seven Valleys; grandchildren, Kathy A. Runkle Humbert, Lloyd D. Runkle, Nicole E. Kreiser, and Rebecca A. King; great-grandchildren, Kayla Powers, Joshua J. Runkle, Courtney M. Humbert, Hunter R. Runkle, Shae'lynn M. Runkle, Ethen S. Kreiser, and Myles J. Kreiser; and brother, William H. Runkle, M.D.

Frederick N. Schimp, 77, passed away November 6 at the Holy Spirit Hospital. Fred is survived by sons, Frederick P. Schimp of Erie and Timothy J. Schimp of Lemoyne; grandchildren; sisters, Mary Dinunzio of Pennsville, NJ, Judy Schimp of Rochester, NY, Margaret Redding of Alburn, NY, and Vicki Susol of Erie; and brother, Michael Schimp of Punta Gorda, FL.

Barton S. Sieg, 87, passed away on November 8 in Westminster at the Hospice Dove House. Barton is survived by companion, Frank Shaffer of Manchester; brother, Wallace Sieg of Palm Desert, CA; nieces and nephews; grandnieces and grandnephews.

William H. Spooner, 88, passed away at home November 3. He was the husband of the late Joan (Kocevar) Spooner. William is survived by daughters, Ann Spooner and husband, David Welsh of Baltimore, and Elizabeth Stonesifer and husband, Jerome of Hanover; granddaughter, Megan Stonesifer; sister-in-law, Lynn K. Gaines and husband, R. Stockton Gaines of Pacific Palisades, CA; nephew, William Gaines of San Luis Obispo, CA; great-nephew, Benjamin Gaines; and great-niece, Katrin Gaines.

Chester Leroy Springer, 85, of Taneytown, Maryland passed away November 6 at Carroll Hospice Dove House in Westminster. He was the husband of the late Evelyn Staub Springer. Surviving are daughter, Tammy Vetter and husband Kevan of Freeland; son, Glen Springer of Taneytown; sister, Sylvia Bushman and husband Bo of Emmitsburg; grandson, Ryan Vetter; and nieces and nephews.

Mary Jane Staub, 89, passed away November 6 at Cross Keys Village – The Brethren Home Community. She was the wife of the late Francis "Fritz" Staub. She is survived by her children, William F. Staub and his wife, Patricia, and James M. Staub and his wife, Sally, all of The Villages, FL, Edward P. Staub and his wife, Elizabeth of York, Nancy M. Brooks and her husband, Barry of Myrtle Beach, SC, John P. Staub and his wife, Fay of Bishopville, MD, Joseph R. Staub and his wife, Erin of Reading, and Sharon R. Tharp and her partner, Matthew Balotin of Hanover; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

Phyllis B. Knobe Steen, 84, passed away November 10 at Homewood at Plum Creek. She is survived by her husband, McCullough G. Steen of Hanover.

Shirley Ann Stull, 76, passed away November 11 at home. She is survived by her husband, Arlo "Corky" Stull. Also surviving are children, Little Corky Stull, Barbara Hare, Sharon Kinser and Brenda Prochniak; sisters, Elizabeth Stonesifer, Dorothy Feeser, Margaret Zepp, Helen Muller, Doris Stull and Rebecca Green; brothers, Bobby and John Blank; grandchildren Randy Stull, Crystal Stull, Brandon Beacham, Kayla Beacham, Chase Oaster, Jessica Kinser; and great-grandchildren.

Bernard W. Toporzycki, 56 of Westminster, passed away November 11 at Johns Hopkins Bayview Hospital. He was the husband of Brenda Kay Shaffer Toporzycki. Surviving are daughter Jennifer Lynn; stepmother Helen L. Toporzycki; siblings John V. Toporzycki, Jr., Walter G. Toporzycki, Marie R. Selby and Robert J. Toporzycki; grandchildren Marissa L.and Katherine M. Toporzycki; godfather Freddie Beard; niece Brooke Toporzycki and nephew Robert Toporzycki, Jr.

Robert D. Trump, 82, passed away November 10 at his home. He was the husband of Betty J. (Yingling) Trump. Besides his wife, he leaves daughters, Wanda L. Sterner and her husband Alan, Donna M. Shue and her husband Gerald L., Sr., and Judy A. Eckard, all of Hanover; son, Jeffrey A. Trump and his wife Michele of Abbottstown; grandchildren, Faye M. Smith, Gerald L. Shue, Jr., Adam R. Shue, Katie J. Null, Emily S. Rhodes, Bradley J. Eckard, Brandon A. Eckard and Chad L. Bish; great-grandchildren; sister, Shirley A. Miller and her husband Willis of Hanover; and brothers, Kenneth R. Trump and his wife Marianne of Mt. Airy, and Carl E. Trump and his wife Shiela of Hanover.

Isabelle Harman Warehime, 92, of Westminster, passed away November 12 at Carroll Lutheran Village Healthcare Center. She was the wife of the late Delmar Hahn Warehime. Surviving her are sons Delmar H. Warehime II and wife Robin of Millersville, MD, J. Ronald Warehime and wife Ruth of New Oxford, and P. Stephen Warehime of Federal Way, WA; grandchildren David Warehime, Alex Warehime, Rodger Klinge, and Peggy Levee; and great-grandchildren Andrew Matulaitis and Samuel Levee.

Raymond R. Wildasin, 97, passed away November 12 at Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of the late Ruby J. (Miller) Wildasin and the loving companion of Mildred Smith. Raymond leaves sons, Larry R. Miller and his wife Rose of Glen Rock and Gary R. Wildasin and his wife Cathy of Glen Rock; a daughter, Beverly J. Bareham of York and her companion Dennis M. Druck; grandchildren, Brian L. Wildasin, Amanda J. Simmons, and Stephanie E. Barilaro; and great-granddaughter, Taylor R. Barilaro.

Marian S. Wolff, 75, passed away November 7 at her home. Marian was the wife of the late Dean P. Wolff. She is survived by children, Tami M. Wolff-Small and her husband Don of Virginia Beach, VA and Thomus D. Wolff and his wife Daphny; grandchildren, Jacob, Joseph, Samuel, Chason and Raven; and nieces, Patti Gammon and Sue Ann Whitman.

Frank Wesley Wood, Jr., 65, of Sykesville, passed away November 9. He was the husband of Diane Patricia Wood. Also surviving are daughter Jennifer Rebecca Wood, son Frank W. Wood, III and his wife Lisa Dyan Wood, brothers, sisters and granddaughter Georgia Beth Wood.

Debra J. "Gert" Yost, 57, passed away November 6 at the Hanover Hospital. Debra was the wife of Steven M. Yost, and the daughter of William H. Abbott and the late Virginia L. (Stewart) Abbott. She is also survived by children, Jennifer L. Miller of Spring Grove and Steven M. Yost, II of New Oxford; and grandchildren, Matthew S. Miller, Mandi L. Miller, Steven M. Yost, III, Jenna L. Yost, Kora L. Yost, and Bria O. Yost.

Claude J. Zepp Jr., 76, passed away October 28. He was the husband of Mary Jane Zepp.