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Sherry L. Amig, 47, passed away February 26 at her home. She was the wife of Scott B. Amig, and the daughter of Paul A. and Suzanne R. (Wildasin) Krom of Littlestown. Also surviving are children, Chelsea A. Baadte and Joshua W. Amig, both of New Oxford; siblings, Tina M. Young and her husband Thomas of Ortanna, Rhonda S. Myers and her husband Andrew of Fairfield, Randy P. Krom and his wife Angela of Waynesboro, and Andrea R. Bell and her husband Robert of Aspers; her parents-in-law, Bernie and Judy Amig of Hanover; nieces and nephews.

Natalie Lynn Apple, 48, formerly of Westminster, passed away February 20 at Martin Memorial Medical Center in Stuart. She was the daughter of Thomas Apple of Palm City, FL and Jane Purdie of Westminster. Natalie is also survived by brother and sister-in-law, Kevin and Julie Apple, sister and brother-in-law, Valerie and Jay Markle, niece Elle Markle, all of Westminster; longtime friend, Mike Martin of Stuart, FL; and aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Marjorie C. Argento, 82, of Orrtanna, passed away February 19 at her home. She was the wife of Barry J. Argento of Orrtanna. Marjorie is also survived by children, Claire Roderique, David Argento, and Katherine Reid, all of Orrtanna, Michael Argento of Catonsville, MD, Nicholas Argento of Columbia, MD, and Andrew Argento of Mineral, VA; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

James Sandlin Ball, Jr., 82, passed away February 21. He was preceded in death by wife, Alice Louise. Surviving are son, J. Charles; daughter, Susan Martin; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Vicky Lynn Bangs, 57, of Union Bridge, passed away February 23 at Medstar Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore. Surviving are children, Jennifer Baker of Taneytown and Tim Bangs of Union Bridge; grandchildren, Katelynn Parsley, Tanner and Kerastin Baker and Braiden Bishop; and brothers, Butch, Gary, Pete, Herb and Jack Llewellyn.

Harold F. Beatty, 77, of Westminster, passed away February 21 at St. Joseph's Ministries in Emmitsburg. He was the husband of the late Beverly Beatty. Harold is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Vincent Malta of Frederick; son, Richard Landis of Westminster; son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Diane Beatty of Manchester; siblings, Walter Beatty and wife Barbara and Janet Freeman and husband Keith, all of Illinois; grandchildren, Frank Malta, Lauren Malta-Kessler, Allison Beatty-Hallock, Bryan, Heather, and Maura Beatty; great-grandchildren, Reagan and Hunter Kessler, Griffin Hallock, and Dulaney Malta; sisters and brothers-in-law, cousins, nieces and nephews.

George "Nick" Bellusci passed away February 20 at home. He is survived by his family, Ida Manly, Jerome Manly, Jr. and Lynda and Chris Childs; brothers, Joseph Bellusci and Sam Bellusci of Hampstead, MD; and nieces and nephews.

George W. “Boe” Black, of Biglerville, passed away February 21 at the Gettysburg Lutheran Home. His wife, Ruth E. (Orner) Black, preceded him in death. Surviving are son, William E. (Pam) Black of Gettysburg; daughter, Barbara J. (Gerald) Mahoney  of Wauchula, FL; son-in-law, David Slonaker of Cross Fork, PA; grandchildren, Timothy A. Cook of Aspers and Leah Reider of Gettysburg; and great-grandchildren, Laken Wiles, Landen Wiles, Sierra Cook and Kinsey Cook.

David L. "Skip" Brown, 70, of Gettysburg, passed away February 22 at his home. He was the companion of Annie L. Curtis, Gettysburg. David is also survived by sister, Helen Waltz, Marion, PA; brothers, Louis Brown, Gettysburg, and Lester Brown, Fayetteville; and nieces, nephews and cousins.

Bertha M. Cooper, 89, of Glyndon, passed away February 21 at Transitions Healthcare in Sykesville. She was the wife of the late Robert Lee Cooper. Bertha is survived by son, Richard D. (Deborah A.) Cooper; granddaughters, Julie Ann (Kevin) Wright, and Kelly Lynn Cooper; and great-grandchildren, Alyssa Nicole, Madelyn Grace, Connor David and Dylan Cooper Wright.

William B. Crumrine, Jr., 88, passed away February 21 at the York Hospital. He was the husband of Charlene E. (Wiles) Crumrine, and the late Doris A. (Crouse) Crumrine. Also surviving are children, William B. "Chip" Crumrine III and wife Michele, Jodi Bunty and husband Rick, and Terri L. Ormond and husband Robert; grandson, Michael R. Ormond and wife Jennifer; stepgrandson, Robert L. Ormond, Jr. and wife Renee; stepgranddaughter, Taylor Musselman and husband David; great-granddaughters, Mylie and Caylor Ormond; stepgreat-granddaughters, Braden and Dylan Musselman; and stepgreat-grandson, Trey Ormond.

Isabelle Christhilf Cullison, 93, of Westminster, passed away February 20 in Carroll Lutheran Village, Westminster. She is survived by nieces, nephews and sister-in-law, Betty Christhilf of Naples, FL.

William "Bill" G. Davis, 66, of Woodbine, passed away February 19. He was the husband of Nancy (Sterling) Davis. Also surviving are children, Dennis, Lexy and Joshua; grandchildren, Lily and Madden; brother, James and wife Beth; sister, Lynn and husband Tom; nephew, Sage; niece, Amanda; godson, Chance.

Shawn A. Demmitt, 45, passed away February 23. He is survived by his wife, Gloria Demmitt; children, Kassi, Joshua, Nickalis; and siblings and their families.

Susan Neville Demsko, 75, of Sykesville, passed away February 20 in Westminster. She was the wife of the late Donald Anthony Demsko. Surviving are daughters and sons-in-law, Gail and Michael Ball of Westminster, and Karen and Alan Baker of Frederick; sisters, Barbara Maisel of Westminster, and Linda Coffelt of Martinsburg, WV; and grandchildren, Kimberly Miles of Santa Barbara, CA, and Sara Ball and Matthew Ball, both of Westminster.

Edward Roy Dill, 89, of Sykesville, passed away February 19 at home. He was the husband of Annette Grace Banzet Dill. Also surviving are son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Helen Dill of Glen Burnie; daughters and sons-in-law, Lori and Jesse DeWitt of Columbia and Carol and Rob Sunderland of Finksburg; daughter-in-law, Christine Dill of Pylesville; grandchildren, Jennifer, Christopher, Josh, Jessica, Maria, Madelyn, Ryan, Piper and Gemma; and great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first wife, Oneita V. Dill.

John M. Ebaugh, 80, formerly of Abbottstown, passed away February 18. He is survived by daughter, Jodi Runge and husband, John of Spring Grove; grandsons, Jonathan and Matthew Runge; sister, Mary Ann Sheffer and husband, Tom of York; niece, Ann Kennedy; and nephew, Todd Sheffer.

James Earl Elliott, 77, of Westminster, passed away February 25 at Cherrywood Nursing Home in Reisterstown. He was the husband of LaRue M. Elliott. Also surviving are children, James Norman Elliott and wife Monica of Manchester, Cynthia Denise Indolfi and husband Donald of Hampstead, and Norcella Ann "Sally" Gibson and husband John of Parkville; grandchildren, Todd, Jimmy, Amber, and Tyler; and great-grandchildren.

Richard Sandusky Elmore, 64, of Sykesville, passed away February 22 at his home. He was the husband of E. Darlene Evans Elmore. Also surviving are sons and daughter-in-law, Richard G. and Annie Elmore of Arnold, MD and Christopher W. Elmore of Viola, DE; stepchildren and their spouses, Amberly F. and Chris Villard of Westminster, Emily A. and Josh Beck of Eldersburg, and Benjamin F. and Jenna Bonner of Abingdon; brothers, Albert Elmore of South Range, WI and Thomas Elmore, Jr. of Winchester, TN; sisters, Judy Cunningham of Shelbyville, TN and Caroline Riddle of Tullahoma, TN; and grandchildren.

David Michael English, 78, passed away February 20. He was the husband of Jane Louise Reuning English, of Gettysburg. Also surviving are sons, Scott David English and wife Debra, White Hall, MD, Peter Ashley English and wife Cynthia, Heathrow, FL, Timothy John English and wife Edith, Annandale, VA, and Paul Mansfield English and wife Renatte, New Market, MD; grandchildren, Sarah Elizabeth and Matthew Peter, Heathrow FL, and Elizabeth Magdalena, New Market, Md.

Mark Edward Evelius, 56, of Westminster, passed away February 20 at his home. He was the son of Mary Agnes Kelly Evelius of Baltimore and the late John Charles Evelius, and the husband of Mary Jo Evelius. Also surviving are son and daughter-in-law, Scott M. and Theresa A. Evelius of Hanover; daughter and son-in-law, Beth Ann and Grant Lindsay of Westminster; son, Timothy J. Evelius of Westminster; daughter, Jill B. Evelius of Westminster; siblings, Dr. John Evelius of Towson, Joseph Evelius of Towson, Paul Evelius of Ellicott City, and Mary Beth Evelius Jones of Towson; and grandchildren, Cole J. Evelius, Brooke I. Lindsay, and Piper L. Evelius.

Brooke Chantel Fiorentino, 26, of Cornwall, passed away February 24. She was a daughter of Michael S. Fiorentino of Cornwall and Lynne (Karsnitz) Bishop of Adams County. Brooke is also survived by brother, Daniel Fiorentino; sisters, Alyssa Fiorentino, Jetaime Hoffer, Sheena Schell, Elizabeth Mulewich; paternal grandmother, Joanne Fiorentino; stepmother, Lori Schell; stepfather, Dennis Bishop; and nephew.

E. Richard Feustle, Sr., 78, of Hampstead, passed away February 19 at the Dove House in Westminster. He was the husband of Joyce L. (Coffman) Feustle. Also surviving are children, Sherry (Scott) Cassell of Hampstead, Victoria (Alan) Hepding of Westminster, Richard (Laurie) Feustle, Jr. of Reisterstown, Keith (Gina) Feustle of Reisterstown and Kim (Tim) Dignan of Hampstead; grandchildren; great grandchildren; and sister, M. Josephine Feustle of Reisterstown.

Barbara A. Freund, 87, of Fairfield, passed away February 23 at her home. She is survived by her husband, John R. Freund; sons, David E. Freund and his wife Lisa of Columbia, MD, Alaric J. Freund of Fairfield; grandchildren, Valerie Freund and Jeremy Freund; and sister, Mary J. Niland of Cincinnati, OH.

Idabelle McClellan Grammer Gist, 95, of Manchester, passed away January 10 at Carroll Hospice Dove House. She was the wife of the late George E. Grammer, Sr., and the late Herbert Gist. Surviving are children, Beverly Farver of Sykesville, Robert G. Grammer Sr. of Iuka, MS, Mary I. Neuheimer of Parkville, Rev. Samuel E. Grammer of Flagstaff, AZ, George E. Grammer, Jr. of Westminster, Peggy Blackwell of Lexington, NC and Isabelle Lau of New Oxford; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren.

Edward Glenn "Eggie" Goodman, 45, of Westminster, passed away February 20 at home. He is survived by daughters, Kayla M., Kelsie N., and Krista L. Goodman, all of Taneytown; brothers, Donnie J. Goodman, Jr. of Maine, Lincoln Goodman of Westminster, D.J. Goodman of Hampstead and Tom Goodman of Westminster; sisters, Dawn M. Young of Taneytown and Sara Jo Goodman of Manchester; and aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Stanley Hamilton, Jr., 89, of Westminster, passed away February 21 at his home. He is survived by his wife, Arlene, son Brian, daughter-in-law, Lizann, and granddaughter, Lauren Hamilton.

Phyllis J. Heintzelman, 80, of Gettysburg, passed away February 25 at the Golden Living Center, Gettysburg. She was the wife of Roy A. Heintzelman of Gettysburg. Phyllis is also survived by sons, Ron A. Heintzelman of Dillsburg, Michael R. Heintzelman of Gettysburg, David L. Heintzelman of Gettysburg; grandchildren; and brother, Charles Tressler of Florida.

Wanda Jean (Myers) Herron, 56, passed away February 18. Survivors include her husband, Michael "Mike" O Herron; sons, Clayton "Clay" Michael Herron and Jacob "Jake" Myers Herron, both of Mechanicsburg; siblings, Ruthanna Mae Miller, Ralph E. Myers, Charlotte L. Stair, William C. Myers, and Ronald L. Myers; and nieces and nephews.

Chris D. Hoff, Sr., 54, passed away February 20 at Manor Care South. He was the father of Melody, Nicole, Lisa, Chris, William and Angel. Chris is also survived by grandkids; siblings and  half-siblings; nephews and nieces.

Wilma Jean Campbell Jaharias, 46, of Farmersville, TX, passed away February 20 at her residence. She is survived by her husband, George "Jay" Jaharias; children, Kristen Jaharias, Patuxent River Naval Air Station, MD, and Jacob Jaharias of Farmersville, TX; and sisters, Virginia Meadows and Donna Haugh, both of Sykesville.

Audrey Louise Johnson, 76, of Finksburg, passed away February 24 at Carroll Hospital Center in Westminster. She was the wife of the late Wesley A. Johnson. Surviving are daughters, Jan Graf and her husband Jeff of Hampstead, Jill Ayres of Westminster; sons, James Johnson of Manchester, PA, Jeffrey Johnson of Rock Hall and Jerry Johnson and his wife Michelle of Manchester; granddaughters, Heather Schaefer, Jennifer Ayres, Jannae Cross and Abigail Johnson; grandsons, Dan Graf, John Ayres, Jr., Jack Johnson and Bryan Johnson; great-granddaughters, Haydn Schaefer, Leah Schaefer, Cheyenne Graf, Lilian Ayres and Brooklyn Ayres; great-grandsons, Cade Schaefer, Cole Graf and Tyler Ayres; brother, Kenneth Davidson of Manchester; and sister, Janet Wheeler of Homosassa, FL.

Reuben Joseph Johnson, 100, passed away at his home February 21.  His first wife, Bernice, preceded him in death. Reuben is survived by his wife Judite; sons, Dennis and Kent; daughters, Sandra Meisinger and Marjorie Norris; foster sons, Richard and John Mayer; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Patricia "Patsy" Keller, 79, formerly of Ashville, passed away February 22 at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown. She was preceded in death by husband, Howard. Surviving are children, Cathy (Emig) Strouth (Ricky), Dan (Cindy), Sharon Bievenour (Gary), Bob (Margie Kolak), and Barbara Donald (Richard); grandchildren;  great-grandchildren; siblings, Paul, Dennis, Spencer, Andrew, Carolyn Little, Sylvia Masemer, Stella Wulf, David, Wayne, Thomas, and Cindy Baughman.

Jeune G. Kilian, 90, passed away February 21 at East Georgia Regional Medical Center. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Kilian. Jeune is survived by daughter, Rev. Joan Kilian, of Statesboro, GA; son and daughter-in-law, John and Barbara Kilian, of Roswell, GA; sister, Jeane Leonard of Hanover; and grandchildren, Theresa and Jim.

Iva Day Krebs, 97, passed away February 17 at Cross Keys Village The Brethren Home Community. She was preceded in death by her husband, Emanuel S. Krebs. Survivors include  step-brother, Pius Kaltreider of Beverly, NJ; nieces and nephews.

Daniel T. Kuhn, 63, passed away February 24 at his home. He was the companion of Carol Gooding, and the son of Dolores M. (Hertz) Kuhn of Hanover and the late William J. Kuhn. Also surviving are sons, Devon Kuhn and Timothy Kuhn, both of Butler.

Mitzi E. Laughman, 53, passed away February 19 at Frederick Memorial Hospital. She was the daughter of Edward "Ed" T. and Betty "Becky" J. (Stitley) Matthews of Taneytown, and the wife of David A. Laughman. Also surviving are sons, Derek Guthrie and wife, Alee of Taneytown, and Tanner Laughman and Coby Laughman, both of Taneytown; sister, Tammy Weant and husband, Terry of Westminster; brother, Tony Matthews and wife, Shannon of Taneytown; nieces and nephews, Carrie Weant, Tyler Weant, Hailey, Grant, and Dalton Matthews; stepnieces, Emma and Olivia Voegtli; and grand-niece and nephew, Caden and Jaxon Zepf.

Kenneth J. Lee, 63, of Mount Airy, passed away February 23. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret A. Lee. Ken is survived by children, William Lee and his wife Bridgett, Jenifer Roush, Kenneth Lee, Jr and his wife Lauren, and Martin Lee and his wife Tayler; grandchildren, Allison, Alexis, Isaiah, Cayden, Mackenzie, Gavin, Samantha, Kali, and Ethan; and brothers and sisters.

H. Robert Leese, 75, passed away February 20 at the Hanover Hall Nursing Center, Hanover.

H. Scott Lefko, 62, of Westminster, passed away February 19 at the Carroll Hospice Dove House. He is survived by his wife, Margaret "Maggie" (Guenzel) Lefko. Scott is also survived by son, Zach A. Lefko of Westminster; stepdaughters, Jessica Carey Green and husband Jason of Johnson City, TN, Lisa Carey of Johnson City, TN; stepson-in-law, Jeffrey Hebert; stepgrandchildren, Payton, Molly, Jacob, Ava, and Zoe; sisters, Cindy Lefko and Karen Lefko, both of Dallas, PA; nieces and nephews.

Catherine Arlene Lory, 86, of York Springs, passed away February 22 at The Gettysburg Lutheran Retirement Village. She was predeceased by her husband, Charles E. Lory. Catherine is survived by sons, William C. Lory and wife Lisa, and Robert E. Lory and wife Debra, both of York Springs; grandchildren, Troy Starner, Michael Starner and Clinton Lory; great-grandchildren, Kara, Colby, Ryan, Hunter, Charlie, Easton, Shane and Derrick; and brothers, Jack, Dan, Glenn, Fred and Bruce Kramer.

Goldie MacIntire, 95, of Chambersburg, passed away February 25 at the Village of Laurel Run. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert J. MacIntire. Goldie is survived by daughter, Bonita A. McCleary and husband Bill of Biglerville; grandsons, Brian McCleary and wife Lois, and Blake McCleary; granddaughter, Brynn Penney and husband John; great-grandchildren; great-great granddaughter; and sister, Edna Kieffer of Chambersburg.

Bertha M. Melick, 99, of Gettysburg, passed away February 25 at Gettysburg Lutheran Retirement Village. She was the widow of Harold Francis Melick. Surviving are daughters, Mary Ann Marshall of Littlestown, Doris M. Schwalm of Taneytown and Elizabeth Mary of Calverton, MD; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and brother, Amedio Mackenzie, Jr. of Maryland.

Arch Francis Muller, Jr., 37, of Taylorsville, passed away February 22 at Carroll Hospital Center in Westminster,. He was the son of Evelyn "Maggie" Muller (nee Poole) and Arch F. Muller, Sr. of Taylorsville. Arch is also survived by brother, Michael W. Muller and wife Heather; niece and nephew, Hope Muller and "Hunter"; and grandfather, Charles Will, Jr.

James B. Myers, 90, passed away February 22 at his home. He was the widower of Helena A. "Dot" (Noel) Myers. Surviving are children, Perry Myers and his wife Jane, Paul Myer, and Lori Ledbetter, all of Hanover, Jay Myers of York New Salem; daughter-in-law, Jean Myers of Hanover; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Mary F. (Becraft) Myers, 71, of Dover, passed away February 21 at York Hospital. She was the wife of Bob Myers. Mary is also survived by daughter, Stacy Bogdan and her husband Matt; brothers, Joseph Becraft and his wife Donna, Tom Becraft and his wife Joan; sister, Ellen Folderauer and her husband Michael; sister-in-law, Penny Myers; grandson Matthew Bogdan, and granddaughter, Macy Bogdan.

Ronald Aubrey Pearre, 60, passed away February 24 at his home. He was predeceased by his wife, Terri Pearre. Ronald is survived by children, Amy Henderson, Amanda Nicolazzo and husband Ricci, Ryan Pearre and Tessa Pearre; his children's mother, Tammy Pearre; and grandchildren.

James Harold Pitman, 84, passed away February 24 at his home. Surviving are his wife, Mildred Elaine Achey Pitman, daughter, Sheila Dawn Baker and husband, Howard, granddaughter, Elizabeth Baker, stepdaughter, Kimberly Lynne Zublick Holstein and husband, Stanley, all of Baltimore; brother, Frazier Pitman of Rutherfordton, NC; and nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews living in Rutherfordton and Red Lion.

Richard Caryll Popham, 88, of Westminster, passed away February 20 at St. Joseph Medical Center, Towson. Surviving are son and daughter-in-law, Robert G. Popham and Sylvanie Wallington of Old Greenwich, CT; son, Jonathan R. Popham of New York; brother, John Popham of Roswell, NM; sister, Sarah "Sally" Nelson of Alanson, MI; grandchildren, Natalie Wallington and Christopher Popham, both of CT; and nieces and nephews.

Dorothy Joan Preston, 76, of Hampstead, passed away February 25 at the Carroll Hospital Center. She was predeceased by husbands, Robert L. Deale and Robert Preston. Surviving are daughters, Robbin L. Miller and her husband Thomas J. of Manchester and Judy M. Troyer of Delta, PA; granddaughter, Julie R. Bankert of York; grandsons, Brandon L. Deale of Hampstead, Robert L. Troyer of Delta, PA, and Jon H. Troyer of Delta, PA; sister, Doris A. Rhoten of Westminster, and brother, Harry A. Hoover of Sparks.

Raymond F. Redding, 87, of Gettysburg, passed away February 20 at Gettysburg Transitions Healthcare. He is survived by his wife, Betty J. (Warrenfeltz) Redding; brother, Herman Redding of Gettysburg; sister, Janice Yeary of Sweetwater, TN; daughters, Beverly A. Bishop and Susan M. Barney, both of Gettysburg, Marcia L. Daywalt of Fayetteville; and granddaughters, Jessica L. Irvin and Tara R. Barney.

Gertrude Robertson, 81, of Union Bridge, passed away February 4 at home. She was the widow of Halbert E. Robertson, and her first husband, Howard F. Henry. Gertrude is survived by children, Maureen Robertson and Ellen Carbaugh; stepchildren, Philip and Tim Henry, Robbie, Bruce and Dean Robertson; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Paul David Roop, 77, of Keymar, MD, passed away February 22 at his home. He was the husband of Donna D. (Taylor) Roop. Also surviving are daughter, Nicole Paulette Roop of Littlestown; son, Christian David Roop and wife Angela of Hanover; sisters, Audrey Rohrbaugh of Keymar, and Thelma Raab of Taneytown; grandson, Ashton David Roop; sister-in-law, Helen Roop of Keymar; and nieces and nephews.

June E. (Burgard) Sharp, 54, passed away February 25 at Colonial Manor. She was the wife of Gary L. Sharp. June is also survived by son, Gary L. Sharp, Jr. of York; sisters, Rosy Keating and her husband, David of Hanover, Lucy Burgard of Rome, NY, Mary Keller and her husband, Steven of York, Joan Schmuck and her husband, Edwin of York, Laura Eline and her husband, Tony of Hanover, Diana Burgard of York, and Jane Adams and her husband, Greg of Marietta; and brothers, Kurvin Burgard of Spring Grove and Allen Burgard of York.

Ronald E. Sheaffer, 87, passed away February 22 at the Homewood at Plum Creek Nursing Home. He was the husband of Patricia J. (Sipe) Sheaffer. Ronald is also survived by children, Gregory Sheaffer and his wife Lori of York, Todd M. Sheaffer of Hanover, Karalee G. Sheaffer of Long Pond; and grandchildren, Amanda C. Sheaffer and Andrew J. Sheaffer.

Joan Swain Shockley, 86, of Union Bridge and formerly of Lincoln, DE, passed away February 21 at Shepherd's Glen Assisted Living, near Union Bridge. She was the wife of the late Harvey Preston Shockley. Surviving are son and daughter-in-law, Daniel H. and Vickie Shockley of Union Bridge; and granddaughter, Heather Shockley.

Sherman J. Sites, 87, of Gettysburg, passed away February 24 at the Gettysburg Hospital. He was the widower of Gladys M. Sites. Survived are son, Terry Sites and his wife Sallie of Gettysburg; grandchildren, Jen Sites and Brian Byers, Kelly Sites and Thomas Poteau, Amy Sites; great-grandson, Emerson James Sites-Byers; sister, Althea Myers of Fairfield; and nieces and nephews.

Catherine "Kate" E. Slusser, 95, passed away February 23 at the Transitions Nursing Center, Gettysburg. She was the wife of the late John E. Slusser. Catherine is survived by children, Barbra Tufts of Mechanicsburg, and Thomas Slusser of Gettysburg; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; great-great-granddaughter; and brother, Philip Little of Bonneauville.

Barbara A. Smyers, 66, passed away February 25 at Gettysburg Hospital. She was the daughter of Mary C. (Petry) Nunemaker of Fayetteville and the late William J. Nunemaker. Her husband, Sidney R. Smyers, preceded her in death. Barbara is survived by daughter, Linda R. and husband Daniel Asper of Gardners; son, Benjamin W. and wife Kelly Smyers of Gardners; granddaughters, Amy R. and Katie L. Smyers and Rebecca L. Asper; sister, Joann E. Zychal of Fayetteville; nieces and nephew.

Doris L. Sneeringer, 84, passed away February 20 at Gilchrist Center in Towson, MD. Surviving are sisters, Sister Marie Perpetua SSJ of Flourtown and Jean Steinour and her husband, Joseph of New Oxford; nieces and nephews; great-nieces and great-nephews and great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews.

George E. Spahr, 77, passed away February 20 at York Hospital. He was the husband of Juanita M. (Weaver) Spahr. George is also survived by children, Rick L. Spahr and his wife, Wanda of East Berlin, Kim A. Aiello of East Berlin, Randy L. Spahr and his wife, Candy of East Berlin, and D'Ann M. Fahringer and her husband, Brian of York Springs; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; brother, Larry Spahr of Gettysburg; and sisters, Louise Flinchbaugh of Hellam, Phyllis Spahr of East Berlin, Janet Myers of Peoria, AZ, and Barbara Mummert of East Berlin.

Gloria Jean (Krzeminski) Tamburo, 68, of Woodbine, passed away February 23 at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC. She was the wife of Tom Tamburo. Also surviving are children, Beth Tamburo of Frederick, MD and Carrie Tamburo of Washington, DC; and brother, Joe Krzeminski of Natrona Heights, PA.

Pamala J. Therit, 50, of Hyndman, PA, formerly of Westminster, passed away February 21. She was the daughter of Shirley and Paul Kapp of Hampstead and the late Roger Salisbury, and the wife of Dean Therit. Also surviving are children, Sarah Saville and Daniel Saville; siblings, Karen Knoch and husband Larry of Westminster, and Wayne Salisbury of Jessup; niece, Lindsey Schroen; and nephews, Garth Knoch, Michael Rogers, and Robby Rogers.

Doris McDonald Thibodo, 94, of Westminster, passed away February 22. She was predeceased by her husband, Paul J. Thibodo, Sr. Doris is survived by daughters, Linda C. and husband Joseph Moran and Ellen L. and husband James Bibb, Jr.; brother, William H. McDonald, Jr.; grandchildren, Cathleen Armacost, Matthew Moran, Karen Fagan, James Bibb, Kimberly Dugger, Michelle Reel, Bryan Thibobo; and great-grandchildren.

Harold H. Thompson, 92, passed away February 25 at the Pleasant View Nursing Home in Mt. Airy. He was the husband of the late Mary Thompson. Surviving are sister, Edith Sark of Little Elm, TX; brother, James Thompson and wife Audrey of Kent Island; and his companion, Dorothy Gosnell.

Ellsworth Oscar R. Trayer, 88, formerly of Mount Wolf, passed away February 26 at Hanover Hall in Hanover. He was the husband of the late Genevieve (Kauffman) Trayer. Oscar is survived by stepdaughter, Alicia Bailets of Manchester; stepgrandchildren;  nieces and nephews.

Catherine M. Utz, 93, passed away February 23 at the Hanover Hospital. She was the wife of the late Monroe D. Utz. Catherine is survived by children, Gary M. Utz and his wife, Peg of McSherrystown, Gloria J. Hilker and her husband, Dean of Littlestown; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

Ruth M. Utz, 83, passed away February 24 at the Hanover Hall Nursing Center, Hanover. She was the wife of the late Ken Utz. Ruth will be greatly missed by her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sisters, brothers, extended family and friends.

Alvin George Vain, 79, of Taneytown, passed away February 22 at his home. He was the husband of the late Annie Ogle Vain. Surviving are stepchildren, Leslie D. Polk of Baltimore and Michael L. and wife Della A. Polk of Westminster; siblings, Jack Vain of Taneytown, Calvin Vain of Arnold, James Vain of Baltimore, Ralph Vain of Delaware, and Shirley Sipe of Ft. Pierce, FL; grandchildren, Julie A. Polk and Brian M. Polk and wife Jennifer; great-grandson, Lucas C. Polk; nieces and nephews; and great-nieces and -nephews.

John S. Vizzini, 83, of Westminster, passed away February 23 at Carroll Hospital Center. He was the husband of Elizabeth Marie Vizzini. Also surviving are children, Marie E. Ritgert and husband Michael of Mt. Airy, Dr. Joanne F. Vizzini of Columbia, Theresa C. Melville and husband Scott of Hampstead and Mary B. Albert and husband James of Sykesville; sister, Marie Limpert of Catonsville; grandchildren, Alicia, Stephanie, Derek, Amber, Samantha, Alex, Monica, Adam, Daniel and Elena; and great-grandchild, Luke.

Bernardine B. Walker, 95. She was the wife of Robert B. Walker. Other survivors include daughter, Martha Ellen Elles-Hill of Tunbridge Wells, England; grandchildren; great- grandchildren; nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Ret. U.S.A.F. TSgt Michael E. Weaver, 63, passed away February 13 at his residence. He is survived by brothers, Frank X. Weaver, Jr of Akron, OH, Thomas A. Weaver of Willingboro, NJ, Dennis J. Weaver of York, Kenneth F. Weaver of York, and John R. Weaver of Phoenix, AZ; sisters, Shirley A. Indicator of Philadelphia, Patricia F. King of Shrewsbury, Jeanne M. DiLorenzo of Stewartstown, and Theresa E. Streight of Aberdeen, MD; and half-sister, Eva M. Weir of Dover.

Leola Margaret Wennick, 89, of Hanover, passed away February 19 at her home. She was the wife of the late John Floyd Wennick. Surviving are children, Diana, Ellen, Bettie, Denise, Thomas, Victor and Michael.

David B. Wire III, 63, of Taneytown, passed away February 25  at the Dove House. He was the husband of the late Margaret Irene Wire. David is survived by son and daughter-in-law, Paul "Chris" and Dawn Babylon of Westminster; sisters, Jennifer Gettle of Finksburg, Cheryl Fowler of Union Bridge, Wanda Gail Britton of Westminster; brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Mary Beth Wire of Catonsville; grandchildren, Christian, Victoria, and Teresa Babylon, all of Westminster; nieces and nephews.