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Francis Joseph Baker, 86, McSherrystown, passed away July 23. He was the husband of Mary Gloria (Small) Bakers. Surviving in addition to his wife are children, Ann Fuhrman of Hanover, Robert Baker and wife Peggy of Elkridge, Md., Catherine Feerrar and husband Wally of Gaithersburg, Md., and Patricia Smith and husband James of Hanover; grandchildren, Jason, Melissa and Elizabeth Fuhrman, Stephanie Baker, Kimberly Trexler, Amanda, Andrew, and Katerina Feerrar, Jessica Borromeo, Lindsey Smith and Brett Smith; great-grandchildren, Amia, Zachary, Kayley, Dakota, Tanner and Ryder; a sister, Jeanne Fair of York; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Lisa D. Becker, 52, passed away July 21 at Homewood at Plum Creek in Hanover. She was the wife of David E. Becker and  the daughter of Betty (Fry) McDaniel of Westminster, Md., and the late Jacob McDaniel. Surviving, in addition to her husband and mother, are daughters, Paige and Leah Becker, both at home; a sister, Rhonda Stem and a brother, Keith McDaniel and his wife Paula all of Westminster, Md.; in-laws, Donald E. and Jean Becker of Hanover.

Joyce B. Bupp, 68, of Dickinson Township, Gardners, passed away July 20 at her home. She is survived by her husband, Dale E. Bupp and sons, David T. of Carlisle, Daniel J. (Erin) of Marlborough, Mass. and Andrew N. of Gardners; grandsons, Matthew and Joshua; two sisters, Diana Pierce of Middleboro, Mass., and Rhea Kennen of Auburn, Mass.; and many nieces and nephews.

Kennedy Kole Chenoweth, infant daughter of Roger "Chad" Chenoweth III and Amber N. Cassatt Chenoweth of Hanover, was stillborn July 22 at Hanover Hospital. In addition to her parents, survivors include brothers, Kannon and Karson Chenoweth, both of Hanover; her grandparents, Peggy Sue and Steve Shope of Gardeners, and Debbie and Bud Kuhn of Hanover; and her great-grandparents, Catherine and John Sweeney of Littlestown, Ann and Charles Wirth of Petersburg, Pa., Garnetta and Leroy Miller, Pauline Cassatt, Ron and Rose Burns, all of Hanover, and Roger "Pete" Chenoweth, Sr. and Marge Chenoweth of Arbutus, Md.

Nelson Eugene Clarke, Sr., 80, of Westminster passed away July, 21 at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was the husband of Brenda L. Baker Clarke. Surviving in addition to his wife are children Nelson E. Clarke, Jr., of Virginia Beach, VA, Dawn S. Ader of Sparrows Point, Francisca G. Clarke of Frederick, Gandalf B. Clarke, of Frederick, Andrew M. Jarboe of Blandon, PA and Nathaniel J. Jarboe of Westminster; grandchildren and great-grandson.

Helen (Georg) Corbett, 86, of Westminster, passed away July 22 at the Carroll Hospice Dove House. She was the wife of the late John Winand Corbett. Surviving are a sister-in-law Mary P. Schuster, of Point of Rocks, MD, a niece Susan Sterling, of Texas and a nephew Timothy Schuster, of PA, friends George and Ruth Ann Brown of Westminster and Deb Clarke of Woodbine; numerous cousins.

Wendy Louise DeMario, 47 of Baltimore, formerly Westminster, passed away July 18 at home. She was the daughter of Elaine C. Freimarck Kalesti and the late Clarence E. Kalesti. Surviving in addition to her mother are her children: Jacob Anthony, Caleb Richard, and Hannah Lynn DeMario. Siblings: Tonette Kuhn, Tina Young, and Gene Kalesti; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Dennis M. Didio, 67, of Fairfield, passed awayJuly 18 at his home. Dennis is survived by his fiancé, Lorraine, and her son, Brian and his wife Rhonda, and her daughters, Kelly and Amanda, and granddaughters, Chloe and Savannah; his brother,Donald and his wife Sandy, and nephews and godsons, Michael and Christopher, and nieces, Nancy and Nicole.

Mary Jane Emlet, 90 of York Springs, passed away July 17 at Lutheran Home in Gettysburg. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry E. (Henny) Emlet. Surviving are son, Allen R."Rusty" Emlet of York Springs and a sister, Helen Neidig of Mechanicsburg.

Richard Glenn Entrekin, 68 of Finksburg, MD, passed away July 18 at the Carroll Hospice Dove House in Westminster, MD. He was the husband of Christine D. King Entrekin. Surviving in addition to his wife are sons, Harry Entrekin of Taneytown and Robert Entrekin of Hampstead, grandson, Alex Entrekin of Taneytown, sister, Carol Engle and husband James of Baltimore County.

Debra C. Eyer-Scott, 58, Hanover, passed away July 21 at the Hanover Hospital. She was the wife of the late Robert R. Scott and the daughter of Vivian M.E. (Shull) Luckenbaugh and the late Albert L. Luckenbaugh, Sr. In addition to her mother, Debra is survived by children, Karissa C. Foltz of Hanover, Branden S. Eyer of Hanover, and Caitlin V.C. Eyer of Abbottstown; grandchildren, Bradley, Dallas, Elizabeth, Hudson, and Harmanie; brother, Albert L. Luckenbaugh, Jr. of York; and her companion and friend, Stephen W. Eyer.

Verna M. Frankenfield, 82 of Heidlersburg, passed away July 20 at Gettysburg Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Russell L. Frankenfield; a daughter, Elaine C. and husband Reverend Michael Mays of Heidlersburg; sons: Bill and Melva Jean of Gardners, Wayne R. of Heidlersburg and David and Susan of Gettysburg; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Angela Marie Fuhrman, 85, passed away July 18 at Hanover Hall. Surviving are her husband, Robert "Dale" Fuhrman; sons, Christopher Fuhrman of Philadelphia and Kevin (Phyllis) Fuhrman of Hanover; daughters, Jessica (James) Loughran of Wallingford, Julie (Steve) Osisek of Knightdale, N.C., and Mary Wagner of Mechanicsburg; and sister-in-law, Barbara (Will) Albright of Columbia; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Thomas J. "Tommy" Gasper, 61, of Hanover, passed away July 16 at his home. He was the son of Margaret A. Williamson Gasper of Hanover and the late Thomas B. Gasper, Jr. Also surviving is his sister, Ginger Reymann of Baltimore, MD.

Peggy Ann Gladfelter, 56, passed away  July 17 at Hanover Hall in Hanover. She is survived by her parents, Roy and Anna Marie (Musselman) Gladfelter; her brothers, Randy Gladfelter and wife, Gretchen of Glenville, and Ricky Gladfelter and wife, Robin of York; her sister, Linda Shultz and husband, Barry of Spring Grove; nieces; nephews; great-nieces; and  great-nephew.

William H. "Bill" Green, 59, of Manchester, passed away July 19 at Carroll Hospital Center. He was the husband of Balinda Virginia Green. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son William Thomas Green and companion Gabrielle Stearn of Manchester, a daughter Juliana Szczepanik and husband Nathan of Beijing, China, brothers and sisters-in-law David L. and Anna Green, Ronald L. and Brenda Green, Michael D. and Wanda Green, Richard A. and Patti Green, John L. and Terri Green, Randolph E. and Colleen Green, James A. and Malisa Green and Thomas H. and Nadine Green, sisters and brothers-in-law Phyllis A. and Neal Smith, Ethel C. and Tom Muller and Carolyn J. and Alan Conaway; numerous nieces and nephews.

John A. Hammerbacker passed away at home July 17. He was the husband of Julia A. Hammerbacker. Surviving are children, Dawn Hammerbacker, John Hammerbacker, Jr, Nathan and Tammy Blankenship, Delia Blankenship and Oscar Vega; sister, Sue Kelly and husband Joseph; brother, Darrell Hammerbacker and wife Robin; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

James A. (Turk) Hankey, 80 of Biglerville, passed away July 17 at Transitions Health Care in Gettysburg. He was preceded in death by his first wife Dorothy (Hammond) Hankey. He is survived by his wife, Brenda J. (Bernard) Hankey; step-daughters, Sheryl Robey of Biglerville and Bonnie Hammond of Gettysburg; step-sons: Gary Robey of Biglerville, Larry Robey of Sykesville, MD, Scott Robey of Sebring, FL; step-grandchildren and step-great-grandson, sisters: Helen Perry of Stem, NC, Barbara McGrew of Mason City, IL, Joyce Hankey of Gettysburg; brothers: Ron Hankey and Larry Hankey, both of Gettysburg, William Hankey of York, and Ralph Hankey of Harrisburg, nieces and nephews.

Donald F. Harrold, 74, Gettysburg, passed away July 23 at his home. He was the husband of Cordelia (Gladfelter) Harrold. In addition to his wife, Cordelia, Donald is survived by his son, Brett A. Harrold of York; his daughter, Melanie Ross and her husband, Justin of Spring Grove; and his brothers, Walton Harrold of Orwigsburg and Jack Harrold of York.

James T. (Skip) Hayes, 64 of Orrtanna, passed away July 23  at York Hospital. He was the son of Jack and Ruth (Dodson) Hayes of Sun City, Arizona. He is survived by his wife, Kathleen McGinty Hayes; his daughter, Heather N. Hayes of Orrtanna.

James Michael Heinen, 68, of Westminster passed away July 19 at his home. He was the husband of Mary Jo Heinen. In addition to his wife, he is survived by son Jason Heinen and his wife Lisa Petrocelli, daughter Jennifer Heinen, daughter Meredith Hemler and her husband Benjamin, granddaughter Elizabeth Hemler, brother Kenneth Heinen and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Rosie A. Garvick Hershey, 89, passed away July 18 at The Lutheran Village at Utz Terrace, Hanover. She was the wife of the late George W. Garvick and the late Kenneth Hershey. Surviving are children, Steven Garvick and his wife, Deborah of Littlestown, Elaine Keeney and her husband, Dennis of Dillsburg, Kathy Poist of Bonneauville, and Jody Deatrick and her husband, Craig of Spring Grove; grandchildren, Robin and Wesley Garvick, Christen Keeney, Jamie Shambaugh, Jennifer Poist, and Eric Deatrick; great-grandchildren, Kannon P. and Kyla M. Klunk; and a brother, Joseph Strausbaugh of Brushtown.

William "Buddy" Harvey Hill, Jr., 87 of Lineboro, MD passed away July 20 at the Golden Living Center in Westminster, MD. He was the husband of the late Charlotte Mae Boone Hill. Surviving are sons, William H. Hill III and wife Sharon of Lineboro, MD with whom he resided and John Robert Hill of Crewe, Virginia; siblings, Mary Kathryn Eyer of Glenelg, MD, Regina Orndorff of McKnightstown, PA, Norman Hill and wife Velma of Woodbine, MD, and James Hill and wife Anita of Taneytown, MD; grandchildren, great grandchildren and numerous step grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Gunther O. Hof, 80, of Westminster, MD, passed away July 21. He was the husband of Virginia L. (Tyler) Hof. Also surviving are sons, Kevin Hof of Westminster, and Martin Hof of Glen Rock; grandchildren, Corbin, Mason, and Madison Hof.

Paul E. Leas, Jr., 85, Glen Rock, passed away at his home July 17. He was the husband of Doris E. (Jacobs) Leas. In addition to his wife, Doris, he is survived by sons, Byron E. Leas and his wife, Nadine of Chesapeake Beach, Md., and Mark E. Leas and his wife, Cathy of Loganville; daughters, Wendy S. Brickner and her husband, Michael of Rocky Mount. N.C., and Amy E. Miller and her husband, Randy of Flagstaff, Ariz.; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; siblings, Fred L. Leas and Harold Leas, both of East Berlin, and Janet Shoemaker of Dover.

Francis H. Livelsberger,  Hanover, passed away July 19. He was the husband of the late Louise Wentz Livelsberger. Surviving are a daughter, Victoria Livelsberger Pratt Robinson and her husband Peter of Hanover; a son, F. Stephen Livelsberger and his wife Vivian of San Diego, Calif.; grandchildren; great-grandchildren.

James Thomas Martin, 80, of Finksburg, passed away July 19 at Carroll Hospice's Dove House. He was the fiance'of Dolores Triplett. Surviving also are children Patsy Bollinger and husband Herb of Taneytown and Tommy Martin, Jr of Union Bridge; siblings Edith Fick and William Martin of Westminster and Arthur Martin of Martinsburg, WV; and numerous grandchildren.

James Douglas McCleaf, 70, passed away July 15. He is survived by his wife, Fayne Mae McCleaf of Newport News, Va.; his daughter, Erin McCleaf Bolling, and granddaughter, Emma Grace Bolling of Yorktown, Va.; his brother, John McCleaf (Sandra) of Gettysburg; a sister, Linda Lochbaum (Bernard) of McKnightstown; brothers-in-law, James Culp (Linda) of Chestertown, Md. and Harvey W. Bollinger, Sr. of Slidell, La.; and his nieces and nephews.

Webster J. "Web" McCormack, 88, of Spring Garden Township, passed away July 20 at Colonial Manor Nursing and Rehab Center. He was the husband of the late Delores Spangler McCormack. Web is survived by daughters, Ann McCormack Reynolds, Patricia McCormack Dodd and husband Stephen Dodd, both of York; grandchildren, Emily Ann Reynolds of York, Andrew Joseph Reynolds of West Lafayette, IN, Melissa Leigh Dodd Ott of Pittsburgh, Lindsay Caroline Dodd, Sarah Elizabeth Dodd, both of York; a great-granddaughter, Emma Grace Smith of Pittsburgh; a great-grandson on the way; a brother, D. James McCormack, and a sister, Margaret McCormack Wilson, both of York.

Nathan S. Miller, 26, Spring Grove, passed away July 15 in Baltimore, Md. He was the son of Sharon (Bobo) Kuykendall of Fairfield and Gerald H. Miller of Spring Grove. In addition to his parents, Nathan is survived by his maternal grandparents, Ethel and Fred Young of Fairfield; his sister, Stacey DeLos Santos, Galveston, Texas; nephews, Brandon and Wade; and his uncle and aunt, James E. Miller, PhD and Sara Miller of Chicago, Ill.

Ruby E. Nagel, 83, of Westminster, passed away July 23 at home. She was the wife of the late Earl E. Nagel.Surviving are stepdaughters and son-in-law Patricia A. and Daniel Naylor of Westminster and Beverly J. and Michael Adams of Elkridge; sister-in-laws, Margaret "Peggy" Wade of Eldersburg and Shirley W. Pendleton of Ellicott City; a sister, Virginia English and husband Troy of Tennessee; a brother Robert Hanlin and wife Alberta of Pennsylvania; grandchildren, Danielle Newill, Kelly Barbour, Jason Adams, Amanda Levine, Kristen Wamsley and Bradley Adams and great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

John C. Null, 89, Hanover, passed away July 21 at the Gettysburg Hospital. John was the husband of the late Bernice G. (Small) Null. John is survived by son, Ronald M. Null of Hanover; grandchildren, Mandy L. McMaster and Boomer T. Smith, both of Hanover; and great-granddaughter, Claire B. McMaster.

Marlet R. Rohrbaugh, 75, Spring Grove, passed away at home July 19. He was the husband of Joann S. (Swemly) Rohrbaugh. In addition to his wife, Joann, he is survived by his daughter, Sherry Waltemyer and husband, Richard of York; his son, Terry Rohrbaugh and wife, Kelly of York; his grandchildren, Adam Therit and Lukas Rohrbaugh; and his stepgrandson, Richard Waltemyer, Jr.; sister, Machree Baumgardner and husband, Harry; nieces and nephews.

Ralph Eugene Ruby, 75, of Hampstead, passed away July 18, at the Dove House in Westminster. Surviving is his son, Bryan Ruby of Westminster, granddaughter Jessica Marie Ruby and brother Richard Ruby.

Dr. James M. Sigafoose, 80, passed away July 3 at his Aberdeen, MD home. Dr. Sigafoose is survived by his wife, Patricia Ann Sigafoose; sons, Dr. Kieth H. Sigafoose, Dr. Daun A. Sigafoose, and Dr. Carey M. Sigafoose; daughters, Dr. Tina A. Sigafoose and Dr. Selina M. Sigafoose Jackson and husband, Dr. Kevin Jackson; and grandchildren.

Virginia Dorian "Ginny" Sparks, 90, of Upperco, passed away July 22 at the Lorien Nursing Home, Timonium. She was the wife of the late Elton C. Sparks. Surviving are son, Walter Sparks of Hanover; daughter-in-law, Wanda Sparks of Hampstead; grandsons, Jason Sparks & wife Lauren of Upperco, Jeremy Sparks of Frederick, Kyle Sparks of Hanover; granddaughters, Paula Hyde of Hanover, Emma Sparks of Hanover; great grandchildren, Keighyn, Brynndelyn, Ben and Megan.

Lloyd E. Spertzel, 87 of Gettysburg, passed away July 18 at Transitions Health Care. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Hope A. (Riley) Spertzel. He is also survived by his son, David C. Spertzel and wife Barbara of Gettysburg, grandchildren, Alex and Niki, sisters, Catherine Cole of Gettysburg, Romaine Trimmer of New Chester, Jean Weigle of Gardners and brothers, Richard Spertzel of Frederick, MD and Luther Spertzel of Wellsville.

Willard Wilton Weibe, 81, Rockwell, N.C. (formerly of Upperco)  passed away July 16 at his home. He was the husband of Joan E. Gormley Weibe. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his son Mark Carl, Sr. and his wife Nancy Weibe;  grandchildren, great granddaughter and numerous nieces and nephews.

Bernadette Elaine Wilson, 64 of Taneytown, MD passed away July 20 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Surviving in addition to her husband are daughter Jody Wilson of Taneytown and grandchildren Wyatt and Cole Wetzel.

Richard L. Yaffe, Sr., 83, of Reisterstown passed away on July 23 at his home. He was married to Virginia L. (nee Hubbard) Yaffe. Surviving are his wife, Virginia; a daughter Nancy C. Hagerty of Westminster, a son Robert Michael Yaffe of Finksburg and grandchildren Michael, Robert, Jr., Eric, Mark and Krista Yaffe.