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Donna J. Abell, 56, of Annapolis, passed away November 19 at her home. She was the wife of Joseph C. Abell. In addition to her husband, Donna is survived by sons James C. Abell and his wife Colleen, Michael J. Abell; brothers John Joseph Crafton, Jr., Richard Francis Crafton and Michael Stewart Crafton and his wife Donna Lee; grandsons Finnegan, Gunner and Lochlan Abell; and nieces and nephews.

Diane Morders Anderson, 70, of Alexandria, VA, and formerly of South Orange, NJ and Finksburg, MD, passed away on November 16 at her home. She was the wife of the late Richard Paul Anderson. Diane is survived by children Michelle and Michael, newphews, niece, great nieces and a great nephew.

Doris Lucille (Ott) Asper, 80, passed away at home on November 13. She was preceded in death by her husband, Maynard E. Asper. Doris is survived by daughter, Deborah Asper, and granddaughter, Chloe' of Hanover, with whom she resided; daughter, Donna Goff-Horton and her husband, Robert Horton of Hanover; son, Jeffrey Asper, Sr. and his wife, Melody of New Oxford; daughter, Jacqueline Morehead and her husband, Terry of Abbottstown; daughter, Rhonda Johnston and her husband, Joe of Boiling Springs; daughter, Melissa Vose and her husband, Richard of King of Prussia; daughter, Vicki Wagaman and her husband, Randy of Hanover; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Grace P. Bair, 95, formerly of Hanover, passed away on November 17 at the Brethren Home Community. She was the widow of Daniel L. "Bud" Bair. Grace is survived by daughters, Irene G. Little and her husband William of Hanover, and Betty L. Hartlaub of East Berlin; sister, Lillie Bittle of Mt. Joy, VA; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren.

Patricia "Patty" Lynn Bankert, 55, of Westminster, passed away November 14 at home. Surviving are husband, Ray Bankert; sons Eric Bankert and wife Kim of Taneytown, Josh Bankert and wife Kristen of Glen Rock, brothers Gary N. Stonesifer of Westminster, Michael T. Stonesifer of Westminster, Ted Stonesifer and wife Roberta of Westminster, Jay R. Stuller and wife Diane of New Windsor; sisters Susan K. Stuller of Westminster, Laurie M. Griffith and husband Harry of Hampstead; father-in-law Samuel O. Bankert of Westminster, brother-in-law and sister-in-law John and Pat Bankert of Westminster; and granddaughters, Devin, Rylee, Logan, Karleigh and Jacqueline.

Patsy Ann Bievenour, 79, passed away November 17 at home. She was the wife of Merle E. Bievenour, Sr., East Berlin. In addition to her husband, Patsy is survived by son Merle E. Bievenour, Jr. and his wife, Gail, Abbottstown; grandchildren, Denise Bievenour-Zook and husband, Glendon, Lebanon, Lanae Bievenour-Byers and husband, Brinton, Mercersburg, Eric Bievenour and wife, Tiffany, Hanover, Daren Bievenour and wife, Paula, Abbottstown and Janita Bievenour, Abbottstown; and great-grandchildren, Aubrie, Rilan, Cade, Jace and Blake Byers and Brayden, Kiera and Mya Zook.

Peggy W. Brauning, 82, formerly of Finksburg, passed away November 13 at Lorien of Mt. Airy. She was the wife of the late Horace S. 'Bud" Brauning, Jr. Peggy is survived by son and daughter-in-law Gregory S. Brauning and Robin of Florida; daughters and sons-in-law Sherrine B. Bollinger and Mark of Westminster and Dr. J. Michele Brauning and Dr. Scott B. Wolpin of Bishopville, MD; grandchildren Melissa Brauning Godek, Shane and Devin Brauning, Ross, Kurt and Hillary Bollinger, Bethany and Samantha Wolpin; and great-grandchildren Brian, MacKenzie, Benjamin and Bryce Godek and Kane, Ashlyn and Devin Brauning, Jr.

Doris Sterner Buckley, 75, passed away November 16 at the Longview Nursing Home in Manchester. She was the wife of James Michael Buckley. Surviving, in addition to her husband, are children, Michael Buckley and wife Jennifer of Hanover, and Lisa Buckley Ward of Manchester; twin granddaughters, Madison and Mackenzie Buckley, both of Hanover; and nephew, Robert "Bobby" Sterner and wife Erika of Manchester.

Jean M. Bunty, 88, passed away November 14 at the Brethren Home Community in New Oxford. She was the wife of the late William L. Bunty. Surviving are nieces and nephews, Mary Ann, Alan, Carole, Linda, Jeffery, Patrick, and Lisa.

Miriam B. Burleson, 84, of New Windsor, passed away November 18 at her home. Surviving are a sister-in-law, Myrtle Billings of New Windsor; nephews, Ralph K. Billings and wife Janet, near Westminster; Alan E. Billings and wife April Sue of Taneytown and Jeffrey C. Billings of New Windsor; great-nieces and -nephews, Joy Stanley and husband Shaun, Eric Billings and wife Abby, Carrie Billings, Jason Billings and wife Amy, Zachary Billings, Lindsay Billings and Blake Billings; and great-great-nieces and -nephews, Hunter and Hailey Stanley; Avery, Andrew, Brianna and Gavin Billings.

Ruth A. Cantler, 83, formerly of Aberdeen, passed away November 14 at home. She was the wife of Arthur E. Cantler. In addition to her husband, Ruth is survived by children, Brenda McCabe and her husband, James of Gettysburg, Kenneth Cantler and his wife, Cheryl of Bel Air, Paul "Sonny" Cantler and his wife, Georgette of Palm Bay, FL, and Donna McGreevy and her husband, Douglas of East Berlin; siblings, Virgil Purkey of Gardners, Donald Purkey of Milford, DE, Nellie Farmer of Middle River, MD, and Paul Purkey of Hanover; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and stepgrand and stepgreat-grandchildren.

Daniel "Big Dan" Carstetter, 50, of Biglerville, passed away Oct. 10 at the Gettysburg Hospital. He was the son of Betty Carstetter, of Gettysburg, and the late Ronald Carstetter Sr. In addition to his mother Dan is survived by his fiance, Dianna Crook, of Biglerville; son, Kevin Carstetter, of Williamspor; sister, Patti Kirkner, of Gettysburg; brother, Ronald Carstetter, of Gettysburg, niece and nephews and their families.

Donald Gene Cosner, Sr., 62, of Accident, MD, passed awayNovember 13 at WMHS, Regional Medical Center, Cumberland, MD. He is survived by his wife, Margaret Betty (Roy) Cosner; son, Donald, Jr., Accident; daughter, Angel Marie Byrnes and husband, Ronald, Taneytown; grandchildren, Ann Marie, James, Carla and Marissa; grandson-in-law, Kevin; great grandchildren, Eve and Weston; brothers, Paul, Jr; James and Ronald; and sisters, Rose, Katie, Ruby, Ruth Ann, Eliza Jane and Joann.

Mary A. Coston, 94, a resident of St. Anne’s Retirement Community in Columbia, PA, formerly of Gettysburg, passed away November 12 at St. Anne’s. She is survived by her brother, William F. Coston, Jr., of Gettysburg.

Dorothy Reed Damiloski, 89, of Westminster, passed away November 13 at the Dove House. She is survived by her husband, Franklin "Frank" Damiloski. Also surviving are son Carlton R. Trite of Westminster; grandchildren, Donald Trite, Amy Trite and Jennifer Smith; great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephew. She was predeceased by her first husband, John Donald Trite.

Norman William Durham, 90, of Hampstead, passed away November 10 at his home. He was the husband of Emilie (Middleton) Durham. Surviving in addition to his wife is daughter, Eleanor Waickwicz of Fairfax Station, VA; son, Norman C. Durham of Centreville, MD; granddaughters, Michelle Durham and Emilie Waickwicz; grandsons, Robert Durham & wife Melissa, and 2 Lt. John Waickwicz, III and wife Kimberly.

Norman Harry Flohr, 88, of Baltimore, passed away November 18 at home. He was the widower of Helen Louise Flohr.Norman is survived by daughters and son-in-law Patty and Donald Faust of Belair, Kathy Reid of Hudson, FL, sister Marilyn "Peachie" Caple and husband David of Finksburg; nieces, nephews and cousins.

Robert E. Gable, Sr., 89, of Dallastown passed away November 14 at home. He was the husband of Lorna S. Gable. Robert is also survived by son Robert E. Gable, Jr. and his wife Brenda of Plano, TX; daughter Kimberly Dittenhafer and her husband Daniel of Dallastown; grandchildren, Whitney Gross, Kelly Gearty, Meghan and Hadley Gable; and great-grandchildren, Macy and Brinley Gross, Alysia, Lawson, Jayden, and McKenzie Gearty.

Eileen R. Glacken, 95, passed away November 14 at Transitions Healthcare, Gettysburg. She was the wife of the late Carroll M. Glacken. Eileen is survived by children, Patricia A. Eyler and her husband, Charles of Gettysburg, C. Donald Glacken of Rochester, WA, and C. Gil Glacken and wife, Sharon of Trappe, MD; grandchildren, John, Steven, Donna, John, Alan, Judy, and Shane; great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren.

Elaine N. Glaser, 81, of Waynesboro, passed away November 9 in Philadelphia. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gustav Glaser. Elaine is survived by daughter Laura and her husband Bill Johnson; grandchildren Troy and Kirsten of Robbinsville, NJ; son Mark, grandchildren Birgitta, Nilsson, Kristian, and Soren of Merrimacport, MA; and son Wayne of Waynesboro, PA.

Francis (Frank) H. Grimes, 79, of Taneytown, passed away on November 14 in his winter home in Vero Beach, FL. He is survived by his wife, Martha “Marti” Grimes; children Karen Allen (Paul), Kathy Jewell (Steven), Jean Higgins (Steve), and Bill Grimes (Pam); grandchildren Laura Allen Siegert, Brian Allen, Jackie Allen, Andrew Higgins, Kara Higgins, Eric Higgins, Dan Grimes, Jeff Grimes, and Katie Grimes; sisters Eleanor Wise and Ann Thomas; and nieces and nephews.

James Albert Kistner, 64, passed away on November 11 at his home. He was the husband of Tara Kleinfelter Kistner. Surviving in addition to his wife is 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.

Ira Stock Klinefelter, 86, passed away November 15. He was preceded in death by his wife, Wanita. Ira is survived by his son, Gary, with whom he resided; daughter-in-law, Karen; grandchildren, Sean and wife, Kasey, Francis and wife, Lindsay and Cody; great-grandchildren, Hayden and Kinley; and nephews, Doug Shearer and Marlin Plank.

Ronald R. Krom, 69, of Rocky Ridge, MD, passed away November 14 at St. Joseph Ministries. He was the husband of Barbara Krom, and the son of Betty Valentine Krom and the late Guy Krom. Also surviving are daughter, Michele Long of Fairfield; and grandchildren, Remington Long of Fairfield, Nathan Krom and Susannah Krom, Chestertown, MD.

J. Wayne Kump, 82, Gettysburg, passed away November 18 at the Gettysburg Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Betty Ketterman Kump. Also surviving are daughter, Diane Warner and her husband Brian of Mechanicsburg; son, David Kump and is wife Marilyn of Cincinnati, OH; and grandchildren, Todd Warner, Gavin Warner and his wife Katie, Robbie Kump, Andrew Kump, and Ryan Kump.

Gary W. Layton, 68, of York, passed away November 16 at his home. He is survived by his wife, Colleen Shimer Layton of York; and daughter, Nicole (wife of Joel) Hummel of Hanover.

Norman L. Lemmon, 68, of Rudolph, OH, passed away November 16. He was the husband of Vicki Moomey Lemmon. Also surviving are his mother, Mary, in Hanover; siblings, Janet Long in Gettysburg, Kenny Lemmon in Littlestown, Vonnie Long in Union Bridge, MD, and Donnie Lemmon in Apex, NC; children, Tim Lemmon in Bowling Green, OH, Karen Lemmon in Grand Rapids, OH, and Chad Lemmon in Rudolph, OH; grandchildren, Kaylie, Renee, Kiana, and Koebe; and his great-grandchild, Kenadi.

Rosalie V. (Taylor) Lentz, age 82, passed away at York Hospital on November 14. She was the wife of the late Robert C. Lentz. Rosalie is survived by daughter Judy Lentz of Dover, and her son Barry Lentz of Syracuse, NY.; sister Elaine Baublitz of Chambersburg; brothers William Taylor of New Oxford, and Richard Taylor of Mint Hill NC; and nieces and nephews.

Daniel C. Lillich, 94, passed away at home on November 18. He was the husband of the late Marie (Bowman) Lillich. Dan is survived by children, Elaine Mummert of Hanover, Michael D. Lillich and his wife, Carol of Spring Grove, Shirley Hurst of San Antonio, FL, and Gordon Lillich and his wife, Terri of Hanover; sister, Jeanette Utz of Hanover; grandchildren; and great grandchildren.

Markel Lynn Martin, 48, passed away November 20 at home. He was the husband of Barbara A. (Grove) Martin, and the son of Doris H. Martin and the late Glenn E. Martin. In addition to his wife, Markel is survived by children, Lori Martin and fiance, Aaron Warner of Huntingdon, and Beverly Martin, Cheryl Martin, Michelle Martin, Emily Martin, and Devin Martin, all of Hanover; brothers, Nolan Martin and wife, Shirley of Ephrata, Vern Martin and wife, Elaine of Poteau, OK, Myron Martin and wife, Janet of Knoxville, MD, and Roy Martin and wife, Rhoda of Hanover; and sisters, Cynthia Ulrich and husband, Ross of Africa, Marie Allgyer and husband, David of Molina, FL, and Melisa Myers and husband, Darel of Knoxville, MD.

Charles Richard (Dick) Masters, 89, passed away on November 14 at the Homewood Retirement Community in Williamsport, MD. He is survived by his wife, Anita, at Homewood Retirement Center at Williamsport; sons, Gordon Richard and wife Linda Kirkpatrick of Westminster, and Philip Allen and wife Rebecca of Hershey; brother J. Terry Masters and wife Linda, Hagerstown; grandson Benjamin Masters of Boston, MA; step-grandchildren, and a niece and nephew.

Pauline E. Mattison, 91, of Randallstown, passed away at Dove House in Westminster on November 16. She was the wife of the late Daniel F. Mattison Sr. Surviving are son Daniel F. Mattison Jr. and wife Patricia of Catonsville; daughter Linda P. Mattison and husband Tom Vail III of Westminster; son Raymond E. Mattison and his wife Mary of Union Bridge; grandchildren Chris and his wife Kim, Brad and his wife Donna, Ray Jr., Robert and Brandy Mattison, Jason Mattison, Lisa Hensley, Bill Hensley and his wife, Chris and Wayne Eller and his wife, Terri; and great-grandchildren Zoe and Mason Hensley, Travis, Milo, Kalen, Rylan, Riley, Stormie, Sierra Mattison, and Thomas, Aidan and Mackenzie Vail.

Michael Lee McCarty, 68, passed away on November 13. He is survived by daughter, Mary Shannon and husband William Smalts of Virginia Beach, VA; grandsons, Steven and Justin Smalts; brother, Russell Patrick and wife Sharon McCarty of Mt. Airy; sister, Elizabeth Anne and Michael Heard of Mt Airy; brother Thomas Glenn and wife Shari McCarty of Westminster; and nieces and nephews.

Edward R. McClintock, 55, passed away on November 15 at home. He was the son of Mary (Wilt) McClintock of Hanover and the late Charles McClintock, and the husband of Tracy Jo (Gastley) McClintock. Edward is also survived by children, John David McClintock and Taylor Jo McClintock, both of Hanover; brothers, Charles McClintock, Jr. and his wife, Sue of Glenville, George McClintock and his wife, Julie of Hanover, Donald McClintock and his wife, Sallie of Hanover, Robert McClintock and his wife, Carolyn of Little Rock, SC, and Thomas McClintock and his wife, April of Littlestown; sisters, Rose Legore and her husband, Robert of Hanover, and Joyce Marth of Selbysville, MD; nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews; mother- in-law, Betty Jo Gastley of Hanover; brother-in-law, Randy A. Gastley and his children, Andrew of Hanover and Katie of Vero Beach, FL; and his sister-in-law, Jackie Byers and her children, Corbin and Haley of Hanover.

Harold Eyler Mercer, 79 of Woodbine, passed away November 18 at Carroll Hospital Center in Westminster. He was the husband of Esther Rash Mercer of Woodbine. Surviving in addition to his wife are sons and daughters-in-law Alan "Casey" and Kim Mercer, and Eric and Michele Ann Mercer, all of Woodbine; daughter Laura Mercer of Woodbine; brother Richard Mercer of Hagerstown; sisters Grace Mercer and Nessa Klein, both of Westminster; and grandchildren Brent, Alice, Shelby, and Dustin Mercer, Stefany and Zach Zile, and Cory and Kyle Tye.

Eric D. Miller, 41, passed away November 13 at the Brethren Home Community. He was the husband of Jill E. (Tyson) Miller, and the son of Douglas and Linda (Cool) Miller of New Oxford. Eric is also survived by sons, Blake D. Miller, and Brady E. Miller, of New Oxford; and brother, Chris Miller of New Oxford.

Olive B. Miller, age 85 formerly of York Springs, passed away November 19 at Gettysburg Lutheran Home. She was predeceased by her husband, Maurice E. Miller. Olive is survived by son, Glenn E. and wife Susan Miller and a grandson, Jared E. Miller, all of Gillette, WY; sister, Kathryn Matthews of Fort Littleton; and nieces and nephews.

Ruby Ellen Miller, 75, of Westminster, passed away November 14 at Carroll Hospice Dove House. She was the wife of the late George Robert Miller. Surviving her are children and spouses Robert and Stephanie Miller, Ruby and Scott Flohr, Kathie and Jim Jones, all of Westminster, and G. Mike and Gayle Miller of Flintstone, PA; siblings Raymond Combs of Woodbine, Page Combs of Woodbine, Coy Combs of Reisterstown, and Margaret Norman of VA; grandchildren Robert, Heather, Brittaney, Joshua, Jason, Courtney, and Alicia; and great grandchildren.

Robert L. Noel, 85, passed away November 18 at Gilchrist Hospice in Columbia. He was the husband of Laurel E. (Taylor) Noel. In addition to his wife, Robert is survived by daughter, Angela R. Gardenghi and her husband Allen of Catonsville, MD.; son, Dave Noel of Boulder, CO; daughter, Leslie A. Noel of Columbia, MD; grandchildren; great-grandsons; brother, William Noel of New Oxford; and sister, Theresa Bunty of Newton, MS.

David Eugene Pearson, 82, of New Market, MD, passed away on November 16 at Frederick Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Joyce Heckenluber Pearson, formerly of Adams County, Pennsylvania. Also surviving are stepdaughter, Jen Shaull of San Francisco, CA, and her spouse, Elizabeth Erhardt; stepdaughter Judy Riley of New Market, MD, and spouse Pete Riley; and granddaughters, Hannah and Erin, students at Salisbury University, and Jade Riley, a student at Governor Thomas Johnson High School; brother, Don and wife Joanne from Washington State; and nieces, nephews and cousins.

William R. Poole, 75 of Winfield, MD, passed away November 18 at Carroll Hospital Center. He was the husband of Judy Davis Poole. Billy is also survived by children: William L. Poole of Sykesville, Lori and husband Glenn Anderson of New Market, MD, Barbara and husband Mike Gray of Woodbine; siblings: Hallie Martin of Thurmont, Ethel and husband Howard Morrison of PA, Doris and husband Ralph Sprague of Thurmont, Maurice "Buddy" Poole of Woodbine, Ernest and wife Georgia Poole of Worton, John and wife Dorothy Poole of Sykesville, Catherine Reaver of Sykesville, Wanda Smith and companion Aldo Baldwin of West Friendship, Evelyn "Maggie" and husband Arch Muller of Westminster; grandsons: Michael Gray of Woodbine and Richard Stonebraker of New Market; sister-in-law and brother-in-law Joan and Jimmy Gatuso of Westminster; brother-in-law Charles Will of Winfield; and nieces and nephews.

Rita Maria Norris Remavege Priest, 98, passed away November 7 at the Dove House in Westminster. She was preceded in death by her two husbands, Edward Remavege and Cecil "Bob" Priest. Rita is survived by daughters, Rita Ford of Westminster, Eileen Welly of Belchertown, MA, and Maureen McKinney and her husband, Michael, of Maxeys, GA; sons, Edward "Ned" Remavege and his wife, Patricia, of Hagerstown, and Thomas Remavege and his wife, Denise, of Ashville, NC; daughter-in-law, Joy Remavege; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; sister, Eileen McClean of Richmond, VA; and nieces and nephews.

Joyce Raber, 90, of Hanover, passed away November 13 at Hershey Medical Center. She was the wife of the late David Raber.

Gretchen Ann Robinette, 81, passed away November 18 at Hanover Hall Nursing Center. She was preceded in death by her husband, James H. Robinette, Sr. Survivors include daughters, Eleanor Ann Robinette of Baltimore, Dorothy J. Chrisinger and her husband, Gary of Columbus, OH, Mary T. Avramidis and her husband, John of Hanover, Evelyn D. Moore and her husband, Randy of Abbottstown, and Denise T. Warner of Hanover; son, Christopher David Robinette and his wife, Evelyn of Hanover; daughter-in-law, Gabrielle Robinette of Hanover; brothers, Richard and Joseph Wagner; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

William David "Dave" Schaeffer, 75, of Westminster, passed away November 14 at his home. He was the husband of Neva K. (Duckworth) Schaeffer. Surviving in addition to his wife are daughter Michele L. and husband Greg DeGroft of Westminster; siblings Carroll Schaeffer of Gettysburg, and Emma Mae Benson of Littlestown; granddaughter Ashley M. and husband Steven Coy Boone of Hanover; and nieces and nephews.

Harold G. Shaffer, 90, passed away November 13 at his cottage in Homewood at Plum Creek Nursing Center. He was the husband of Anna May (Miller) Shaffer. In addition to his wife, Harold is survived by sons, John A. Lupp and his wife, Denise of Littlestown, and Thomas E. Lupp and his wife, Betsie of Frederick; grandchildren, Jennifer Bolin and her husband, Andrew, and Sarah Lupp; great-grandson, Heath Bolin; and nieces and nephews.

Charles E. "Charlie" Sherman, 77, passed away November 14 at the Transitions Nursing Home, Gettysburg. He was the husband of Karol M. (Hess) Sherman. Charlie is also survived by daughters, Jody A. Brown and her husband, Stephen of Findlay, OH, and Amy S. Godfrey and her husband, Donald "Mouse" of East Berlin; son, Travis E. Sherman and his wife, Christine of Wellsville; grandsons, Chasen F. Brown of Norman, OK, and Camden C. Brown of Findlay, OH; sister, Marie Reese of New Oxford; and nieces and nephews.

Jeffrey Todd Shilling, 54, of Cambridge, MD, passed away in Jacksonville, FL, on November 16. He was the son of Joseph L. and Joan Backhaus Shilling. Surviving are siblings and their families: Sallyn S. Pajcic, Jennifer R. and James Berkman, Jhan S. and Anthony Tangires, Jon Scott Shilling, and Synthia S. and Steven Kucner; nieces and nephews; grandmother, Ruby W. Shilling, of Westminster; and aunts and uncles, R. Edward and Dory Shilling, of Westminster, Sandra Shilling Davis, of Deland, FL, and Charles and Dorothy Bramble, of Cambridge, and their families.

Anthony F. "Bubba" Slagle, 64, passed away November 13 at his home. He was the husband of Dorothy G. (Crites) Slagle. Surviving, in addition to his wife, are children, Jeremy M. Slagle of Hanover, and Alicia D. Sterner and her husband, Kurtis of Spring Grove; granddaughter, Khloe Sterner; father and mother-in law, Ralph and Patricia Crites; and siblings, Nancy A. Clouser, Elaine M. Sponseller, James R. Slagle, Jr., and Michael P. Slagle, all of Hanover, Thomas J. Slagle of Spring Grove, Deborah A. Holub of New Oxford, and Judy Long and David A. Slagle, both of Mechanicsburg.

Sharon A. Spencer, 58, passed away November 11 at Hanover Hospital. She was the wife of Donald J. Spencer.

Mary Elizabeth (Beth) Stuller, 74, passed away November 12. She was the wife of Dr. Charles B. Stuller, formerly of McSherrystown. Beth is also survived by sons Stephen and Paul Chapek; stepchildren, Renee Aguilar, Nicole Stuller and Eric Stuller; stepgrandchildren, Shaya and Cambria Aguilar; brothers-in-law, Michael Stuller and Gregory Stuller of McSherrystown; sisters-in law, Patricia Sneeringer of Hanover and Suzanne O'Conner of Camp Hill; and nieces and nephews.

Alan L. Swisher, age 65, formerly of Aspers, passed away November 20 at Life Care in Mechanicsburg. He is survived by brother, Barry C. and wife Darlene Swisher of Aspers; nieces and nephew.

Betty J. Weatherly, 88, of Fairfield, passed away November 19 at St. Catherine’s Nursing Center in Emmitsburg. She was the wife of the late John C. Weatherly. Surviving are her children, Donald Weatherly and wife, Lillie, of Gettysburg, David Weatherly and wife, Bonnie, of Fairfield, and Bruce Weatherly and wife, Mary Anne, of Fairfield; son-in-law, Clarence Ohler and wife, Bonnie, of Fairfield; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

Joann M. (nee McDowell) Weinreich, 71, of Westminster, passed away November 17 at Carroll Hospice Dove House. She was the wife of Robert L. Weinreich. Also surviving are son and daughter-in-law Sean and Megan Weinreich of Westminster; siblings Diann Disney of Wilmington, NC, Wayne McDowell of Baltimore, and Gloria Rieger of Baltimore; grandchildren Sebastian, Elias, and Willa; and nieces and nephews.

Betty Jean Weishaar, 71, of Union Bridge, passed away November 12 at the University of Maryland Medical Center. She was the wife of the late James Robert Weishaar. Surviving are sons, Robert James Weishaar and wife Brenda of York Springs; John William "Bill" Weishaar and wife Debbie of New Windsor, and Darrell Wayne "Pokey" Weishaar of Union Bridge;  grandchildren, great-grandchildren;  sisters, Gail Caines of Boonsboro and Sue Fox of Littlestown; and brothers, Terry Grable and wife Sandy of Keymar, and Bill Pryor and wife Anita of Elkridge.

Mary K. Wentz, 84, passed away November 12 at Homewood at Plum Creek Retirement Center, Hanover. She was the wife of the late Norman L. Wentz. Mary is survived by sons, Alan L. Wentz, and Randy G. Wentz and his wife, Judy; step-grandchildren, Amanda Mills and Adam Clouser; great-grandchildren; and sister, Ethel Meckley of Hanover.

Elda K. "Mickey" Wiles, 95, passed away November 17 at Hanover Hall Nursing Center. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roger “Bud” Wiles. Mickey is survived by nephew, Robert Bankert of Red Lion; nieces, Judith Keagy and her husband, Vincent, of Milton, DE, and Katherine Laurence of Hanover; great- and great-great nieces and nephews; and cousins.

Rev. Dr. Bernie Zerkel, Jr., 89, of Westminster, passed away November 12 at Carroll Hospital Center. He is survived by his wife, Marjorie Zerkel, and was predeceased by his first wife, Betty Hile Zerkel. Also surviving are daughter, Deborah Sobus of Braddock Heights, MD; sons, Gregory A. Zerkel of Kiawah Island, SC, Timothy M. Zerkel of Apex, NC, David H. Zerkel and his wife, Sara of Bogart, GA; step-daughters, Barbara Thren and her husband, Rick, of North Myrtle Beach, SC and Sharon Templeton and her husband, Tom, of Westminster; grandchildren, Joshua, Aaron, Meghan, Jacob, Alex, Madeline and Jack Zerkel; step-grandchildren; and stepgreat-grandchildren.