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Dr. William Howard Adolph, 92, of Owings Mills, passed away March 27 at home. He was the husband of Margaret "Mickey" Reynolds Adolph. Surviving, in addition to his wife, are children Lorna Adolph, Brent Toomey and Scott Adolph; a daughter-in-law, Gina Adolph; granddaughters Lauren Herring and husband Stan Herring, and Caitlin Adolph; and great-grandchildren Connor, Chloe and Cameron Herring.

Leonta Ann Albright, 53, of Orrtanna, passed away April 1 at home. She was the wife of Brian D. Albright and a daughter of Kyle Gene Davis of Orrtanna and Nancy Louella (Carrick) Hatcher of Orrtanna. Also surviving are sons, John L. Nardella of Lexington Park, Md., and Jacob Albright of Orrtanna; and sisters, Sherry Hatcher of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Stormy Squires and her husband Justin of Mechanicsburg.

Anna Mary Allen, 92, a resident of Fairhaven in Sykesville, passed away March 29 at Fairhaven. She was the wife of the late Vernon E. Groft and William H. Allen Sr. Surviving are a son, David M. Groft, of Hampstead; a stepson, William H. Allen Jr., of Owings Mills; a sister, Beatrice Wolf, of Westminster; a sister-in-law, Arlene Hoffman, of Westminster; and grandchildren Dale E. Allen, Lisa M. McCoy and Jennifer Noah.

Louise Theresa Ardinger, 94, of Hampstead, passed away March 30 at Long View Nursing Home in Manchester. She was the wife of the late Harry C. Ardinger. Surviving are a sister, Theresa Manuch, of Baltimore; nieces Annette Lucot, of Hampstead, and Jane Leake, of Rosedale; nephew Joseph Leake and wife Doris; a great-niece, Marion Leake; a great-nephew Evan Leake, all of Rosedale; and a godson, Riccardo Paridiso, of Shady Side.

Betty June Bapisteller, 89, of Baltimore, passed away March 26 at her son's home in Taneytown. She was the wife of the late George Bapisteller. Surviving are son Stevan Bapisteller and wife Kristine, of Taneytown; sister Naomi Weitz, of Frederick; grandsons Christopher Bapisteller, of Baltimore, Jake Bapisteller and wife Genie, of Glen Burnie, and Mathew Ebaugh and wife Kelly, of Westminster; great-grandchildren Blake Bapisteller, and Tiffany and Megan Ebaugh; and many nieces and nephews.

Alma Francis Little Bernier, 92, of Mount Airy, passed away March 27 at Carroll Hospice's Dove House in Westminster. She was the former wife of the late Jean Paul Bernier. Surviving are children, Roxanna Lowery, of Mount Airy, Anthony Bernier, of Rehoboth Beach, Del., and Rita Weiner, of Elkridge; grandchildren Chad and David Weiner, Jason Lowery and Jacob Bernier; great-grandchildren Christopher and Wyatt Weiner, and Garrett and Emmerson Lowery; sisters and a brother.

Elva P. "Loretta" Best, 84, of Randallstown, passed away March 27 at her home. She was the wife of the late Murlin Perry and the late Billy Lee Best. Surviving is son Randy M. Perry, of Randallstown; daughters Miriam "Suzie" Dearing, of Sykesville, Catherine W. Collins and Rethea E. Foster, both of Randallstown; brother Oliver Lee Burns, of Glenville; sisters Mary Ann Stokes, of Sykesville, R. Jeanette Miller, of Sykesville, Lillian D. Miller, of Chambersburg, E. Faye Young, of Hanover, Linda I. Gaskill, of Hanover, and Gladys P. Pope of West Plains, Mo.; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Richard A. Beyer, 62, husband of Stephanie D. Mensch Beyer, passed away April 1 at Hanover Hall. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Seth Beyer and his wife, Emily of Hanover; a daughter, Megan Hoffman and her husband, Trevor of York;  granddaughters, Avery Hoffman and Ella Beyer; a brother, Edward Beyer of Worcester; a sister, Barbara Forrey and her husband, Joe of Lancaster; a sister-in-law, Patricia Magann of Easton; a maternal aunt, Marjorie Saller of Maryland; and nieces and nephews.

Nancy S. Black, 79, Gettysburg, passed away March 30 at the York Hospital. She was preceded in death by her first husband Joseph A. Temple and her second husband H. William Black. Nancy is survived by children; Connie Thompson and her husband Charles of Gettysburg, Edward F. Temple of Hanover, Neil A. Temple and his wife Jacquelyn of Gettysburg; step-children; Kimberly Strickhouser and her husband Larry of Biglerville, Stephen D. Black of Westminster, Md., Sandra B. Staley and her husband Ryan of New Jersey; grandchildren; great-grandchildren.

Joseph Winston "Joey" Blalock, 32, of Owings Mills, passed away March 17 at Carroll Hospital Center. He is survived by brother and sister-in-law James A. and Kelsie Ray Lancaster Blalock, of Gulfport, Miss.; stepfather Richard K. Baublitz, of Westminster; step-brother Brandon R. Baublitz, of Westminster; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Larry J. "Bolly" Bollinger, 75, Hanover, passed away March 28 at his home. He was the husband of the late Barbara J. (Null) Bollinger. Surviving are children, Larry R. Bollinger and his wife, Deborah of Hanover, Susan M. Fleenor and her husband, Richard of Medical Lake, Wash., Catherine V. Hagerman and her husband, Anthony of McSherrystown, Brenda L. Neiderer and her husband, Ray of Abbottstown, James P. Bollinger and his wife, Karen of New Oxford, and Karen L. Neiderer and her husband, Douglas of Hanover; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and sisters, Sandy Little of Mechanicsburg and Candice Hoff of Hanover.

Sandra Lee Bowman, 63, of Manchester, passed away April 1 at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore. She was the wife of Charles LeRoy Bowman. Surviving, in addition to her husband, are children Laura McAlexander and husband Martin, of Manchester, and William E. Bowman and wife Stacy, of New Windsor; siblings Donna L. Barr, of Port Deposit, Deborah Fritz, of New Windsor, and Edward F. Tracey Jr., of Pasadena, Md.; grandchildren Dennis Rishel, Samantha Little, Melissa and Bryan McAlexander, and Troy Bowman; and great-grandchildren Hunter and Andrew.

Carol A. Breighner, 73, Spring Grove, passed away March 31 at the York Hospital. Carol was the wife of Robert M. Breighner. In addition to her husband, Carol is survived by her sons, Robert M. Breighner, Jr. and his wife Deborah (Keefer) of Gettysburg, William F. Breighner and Joan Sperlein of Spring Grove, Brian K. Breighner and his wife Vivian (Titter) of Aberdeen, Md.; her daughter-in-law, Debra (Bennett) of Gettysburg, grandchildren; great-grandchildren; her brothers, Kenneth Meinl of Howard County, Md., Rick Brandt of Pond Village, Vt.; her sisters, Cynthia D. Wilken of Manchester, Md. and Lucille Brandt of Belcamp, Md.

Anthony Wayne Cox, 53, of Finksburg, passed away March 29 at Carroll Hospice's Dove House in Westminster. He was the son of Shirley Tippett Auldridge, of Wheaton, and the late Robert T. Cox Sr.  and the husband of Susan D. Graham Cox. Surviving, in addition to his mother and wife, are son and daughter-in-law Jason E. and Danielle Roberts, of Richmond, Va.; daughter and son-in-law Jessica Ann and Jerry Price, of Linthicum; stepsons Brian Neall and fiancee Mary Bomgardner, of Halethorpe, Andrew Neall, of Pasadena, and Christopher Neall and fiancee April Chapman, of Denton; stepdaughter and spouse Amy and Brent Nelson, of Pasadena; brothers and sister-in-law Robert T. Jr. and Lisa Cox, of Olney, and Joseph T. Cox, of Mount Airy; father-in-law and mother-in-law Dalton and Wilma Graham, of Kingsport, Tenn.; grandchildren Haley and Kaylen Roberts, Ashley and Skyler Price, and Payton Nelson; and nieces and nephews Steven, Nicole, Kenneth, Katelyn, Sydney and Joe.

Mary Frances Shinaberry Crone, 85, of Taylorsville, passed away April 1 at Gilchrist Hospice Center in Columbia. She was the wife of the late Paul Compton Crone. Surviving are a daughter, Connie Burgoon, of Eldersburg; siblings Betty Sharp and Junior and Jimmy Lee Shinaberry; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchild.

Anthony Michael DeMaria-Jones, 22, passed away March 30 in Westminster. He was the son of Gina Marie DeMaria of Hanover and Lee Howard Jones of Union Bridge. Surviving in addition to his parents are his children, Dominic Byron and Giavana Rayne; his grandparents, Victor and Elizabeth DeMaria and William "Rocky" Jones and Cathy Rolf; his stepmother, Denise Hodgson Jones; his brother, Gianni DeMaria; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Jane M. Delseit, 100, of Owings Mills, passed away April 2 at the Keswick Multi Care Center in Baltimore.

Elizabeth R. "Aunt Jo" Giardina Dove, of Westminster, passed away March 23. She was the wife of Archie "Bill" Dove. Surviving, in addition to her husband, are brother-in-law and sister-in-law Harry and Eloise Gardner; and nieces and nephews.

Rudolph V. Ecker, 90, passed away April 2 at the Hanover Hospital. He was the husband of the late Jean M. (Bollinger) Ecker. Rudy is survived by his daughter, Sheila M. Ecker of Hanover; his son, Scott T. Ecker and wife, Beth of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; and his grandchildren, Jacob Ecker, and Katherine (Ecker) Lewis and husband, Devin.

Dolores C. Estep, 81, of Dagsboro, Del., formerly of Randallstown, passed away March 28 at Coastal Hospice in Salisbury. She is survived by husband, John F. Estep; sons and daughters-in-law Richard I., Jr. and LuAnn Robinson, of Manchester, Michael J. and Pamela Robinson, of Baltimore, Shawn F. and Kathy Robinson, of Westminster, and Kevin S. Robinson, of Millsboro, Del.; daughter Maria A. Hitchens, of Seaford, Del; brother Frederick N. Mandley, of Baltimore; grandchildren Joshua, Matt, Luke, Tawny, Cody, Chelsea, Tara, and Kelsey Robinson, Heidi, Heather and Hannah Hitchens; and great-granddaughter Lilly Hitchens.

David Burnell Feeser, 85, of Westminster, passed away March 26 at Lorien in Taneytown. He is survived by wife Dorothy Naomi Blank Feeser; daughter and son-in-law Mary Lou and Dale Stonesifer, of Westminster; sister Nadine Morningstar, of Westminster; brother Edward Feeser and wife Mary, of Frederick; granddaughters and their spouses Bonnie and Kenneth Norris, Sr., of Westminster; Connie and Robert Bowers, III, of Keymar, and Pamela and Jamie Green, of Westminster; great-grandchildren Robert Bowers, IV, Amy Jo Bowers, Chelsea Green and Tiffany Green.

Vonetta R. Feltch, 75, passed away  April 2 at Genesis Health Care Gettysburg Center. She was the wife of the late Jacob E. "Jake" Feltch. Surviving are children, Wanda Dahler and her husband, Daniel of Glenville, Dwayne Feltch and his wife, Gail of Hanover, and Jody Menges and her husband, Donald of New Oxford; grandchildren, Amanda Dahler and Jacob Feltch; siblings, Robert Plunkert, Ruthanna Parsons, Melvin Plunkert, Linda Rebert, Calvin Plunkert, and Edith Mummert, all of Hanover, Janet Dayhoff of Cumberland, Md., John Plunkert of Spring Grove, and Kenneth Plunkert of Gettysburg.

Emma May Fleming, 88, formerly of Sykesville, passed away April 1 at Golden Living in Westminster. She was the wife of the late Floyd C. Fleming. Surviving are sons and daughters-in-law David L. and Julia Fleming, of Sykesville, and Steven E. and Lori Fleming, of Woodstock, Ga.; daughter and companion Linda M. Martin and Randy Monninger, of Littlestown; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and great-great grandchildren.

Helen V. Sier Franklin, 97, of Westminster, passed away March 31 at Carroll Hospice's Dove House in Westminster. Surviving are daughter Betty Franklin Fowler and husband Robert, of Westminster; sons Robert Eugene "Bob" Franklin and wife Sharon Wright, of Mount Airy, and James William "Bill" Franklin and wife Sonia Hottinger, of Crofton; sister Kathryn Isabelle Sier Vollmer and husband Paul, of Dunnellen, Fla.; grandchildren and spouses Robert Jeffrey and Lisa Franklin, of Columbus, Ohio, Sheri Lynn Franklin and Gary Maring, Michael Ralph and Shawn Franklin, and Christopher Todd and Christina Franklin, all of Woodbine, Jay William and Kara Franklin, of Crofton, and Kellye Lynn Franklin and Rick Anderson, of Sykesville;  great-grandchildren; and step-great-grandchildren.

Robert E. Gerle, 74 of Gettysburg, passed away March 31 at his home. He is survived by his wife, Ann Catherine (McGraw) Gerle; and  brothers, Dr. Richard Gerle and wife Jan of Wesley Chapel, Fla., and Frederick Gerle and wife Sarah of Port Jarvis, N.Y.

Dolores Theresa Green, 79, of Westminster, passed away March 26 at Carroll Hospital Center. She was the wife of the late Douglas Garland Green Sr. Surviving are sons and daughter-in-law Douglas G. Green Jr. and wife Tami, of Finksburg, and Dennis M. Green, of Westminster; a sister, Theresa Swan, of Baltimore; grandchildren Jenna Wilmot and husband Chris, of Cockeysville, Kyle Green and Dalton Green, both of Woodbine, Lisa Staley and husband Ryan, and Janice Stencil and husband Mike, all of Westminster; and great-grandchildren.

Corrine E. Heverly, 88, passed away March 31 at Manor Care North, York.  Mrs. Heverly is survived by her daughter, Nola M. Mummert of Gettysburg; her grandson, Matthew Mummert and his wife Stephanie of Charlotte, N.C.; great-grandchildren, Shane Mummert and his wife Jessica of El Paso, Texas, Devin Mummert and his wife Rebecca of Anchorage, Alaska, Alyson Mummert of Grand Junction, Colo. and Everlee Mummert of Charlotte, N.C.; great-great-grandchildren, Donovan, Alexandria and Annabelle Mummert, all of El Paso, Texas; and brothers, Jerome Brady and his wife Mary of Gettysburg and Robert Brady and his wife Kathryn of Lancaster.

Ronald Lee Hossler, 63, of Manchester, passed away April 3 at home. He was the husband of Sharon Louise Sell Hossler. Surviving, in addition to his wife, are daughter Melissa Lee Hossler and fiance Curt Cullison, of South Hanover; a granddaughter, Maci Rose Cullison, of Hanover; a step-grandson, Brandon Cullison, of Hanover; a sister, Betty Gorsuch, of Westminster, in-laws June and husband Marlin Rittase, of Hanover, Mike Rittase, of Manchester, and Steven Sell and wife Mary, of Westminster; and other extended family.

Thomas S. Jarvie, 92, Hanover, passed away at the Lebanon VA Medical Center March 26. He was the husband of the late Gloria Jarvie. Tom is survived by his daughter, Janet L., wife of Willard C. Short of Thomasville; grandsons, Thomas Howard of Mesa, Ariz., and Scott Flowers of St. Augustine, Fla.; a brother, Daniel Jarvie of Newman, Ga.; a sister, Agnes Gray of Revloc, Pa.

Rosetta J. Johnson, 90, passed away  March 26 at the Gettysburg Hospital. Mrs. Johnson was predeceased by her husband, Ralph D. Johnson. She is survived by her daughters, Ann J. Newman and husband Craig of New Oxford, and Betty J. Hutchison of Gettysburg; grandchildren, Matthew and Brian Hutchison and Katherine McMaster and husband Craig; and great-grandson, Connor Michael McMaster.

Mary Virginia "Ginnie" Kirby, 74, of Westminster, passed away March 28 at Transitions Healthcare in Sykesville. She was the wife of Wayne W. Kirby, Sr. Surviving, in addition to her husband, are son Wayne W. Kirby, Jr., of York, Pa.; daughter Cathy L. Kirby Ondrish, of Eldersburg; sister Pearl Wilinski, of Rosedale; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Donna Marie Layton, 56, passed away March 27  at Mandarin Inpatient Care Center, Harwood, Md. She was the daughter of the late Raymond C. Lehman, Sr., and Gwendolyn (Phillips) Lehman of Johnstown. In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, Philip R. Layton of New Oxford; children, Michelle, wife of Roberto Velez of Seminole, Fla., Michael, married to the former Amber Kalwasinski of Orlando, Fla., and Kimberly, wife of Mike Knipp of Pasadena, Md.; grandchildren, Mykel, McKayden, Ethen, and Dylan; siblings, Marsha, wife of Joe Zajdel of Parkhill, Barbara Davis of Johnstown, Raymond C. Jr. of Magnolia, Del., Glenn of Johnstown, and Keith, married to the former Nicole Friedline of Johnstown; mother-in-law, Ethel M. Layton of Harrisburg; sisters-in-law, Donna Mae Mainer and Pamela Miller, both of Harrisburg,and Patricia J. Tessari of Windber; many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews; and very close friend, Cindy, wife of Palco Gartland of Salix, Pa.

Betty Jane Leonard, 90, of Arendtsville, passed away March 26 at her home. She was the wife of the late Erle H. Leonard. She is survived by her children, Ann Deckert, of Gettysburg, Braden Leonard, of Arendtsville; grandchildren, Kim Cease, Kelly Cahn, Douglas Davis, Darryl Davis, Derrick Davis, Bradley Deckert, Chad Deckert, Ashton Leonard, Brice Leonard;  great grandchildren; great great grandson; sister, Maybelle Finfrock, of Newville; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Mary C. "Catty" Marchio, 90, passed away March 31, 2014, at Hanover Hall Nursing Center. She was the wife of the late Laddie J. Marchio. Mary is survived by children, Yvonne Storm and her husband, Burnell, Terrence Marchio, and Joan Smith and her husband, Stephen, all of Hanover, and Nancy Greenholt and her husband, Charles of Albuquerque, N.M.; grandchildren, Sherri Storm, Brandi Monthan, Alissa Greenholt, David Marchio, Stephen P. Smith, and Stacy Smith-Garza; and great-grandchildren, Maya and Mason Monthan and Emerald and Dylan Garza.

Timothy Patrick Mahon, 50, of Sykesville, passed away March 25 in Glen Burnie. He was the son of Thomas and Patricia Mahon, of Magnolia, Del. and the husband of Carla Mahon. Surviving, in addition to his parents and wife, are sons Justin Mahon, of Annapolis, and Slade, Austin, and Timothy Mahon Jr., all of Pasadena; daughters Darien Mahon and Molly Draben, both of Idaho; stepchildren Karisa, Devin, Neiko and Nolan Ross, all of Reisterstown; brothers Billy, Gregory and Michael Mahon, all of Pasadena, and Tommy Mahon, of Delaware; and a sister, Mary Mahon, of Longneck, Del.

Mary Josephine (Arnold) Martin, "Aunt Jo", 91, passed away on April 1 at the York Hospital. She was the  wife of the late John W. Martin. She is survived by her daughters, Brenda J. Martin of New Orleans and Lois E. Martin of New York; her niece and husband, Dawn; and Morgan Glessner, Doris Simpson, Ruth Fitz, and Vern Martin.

Dorothy E. "Dottie" Miller, 87, passed  away March 29 at Homewood at Plum Creek, Hanover. She was the wife of Raymond E. Miller. In addition to her husband, Dottie is survived by children, Pamela A. Mosher and her husband Robert of Hanover and Thomas O. Miller of Hanover; and her grandson, John R. Mosher, Hanover.

Wilbur L. "Bill" Moore, 81, Hanover, passed away April 2 at home.  Bill was the husband of Mary Dee (Stoudt) Moore. In addition to his wife, Bill is survived by his sons, William L. Moore of Eldersburg, Md., Jamie M. Moore of Keedysville, Md., Christopher P. Moore of Union Mills, Md.; his daughters, Chari Russell of Westminster, Md., Holley E. Griffin of Hanover; his grandchildren, Julie Harwood, Lindsay Dell, Nick Moore, Alex Moore, Emily Griffin, Christopher Moore, Eric Griffin, twins, Cody and Caitlin Moore and his great-grandchildren.

Edna Blanche Myers, 87, of Westminster, passed away March 31 at Carroll Hospital Center. Surviving are a sister, Audrey V. Buffington, of Franklin, Tenn.; nieces Yetive Habicht and husband Fred, of Baltimore, and Virtina Hunter and husband Steven, of Franklin; great-nephews Ethan Habicht and wife Gloria, Kyle Hunter and wife Sarah, Keith Hunter and fiancee Lauren Perkins, and Blake Hunter; and great-great-nephews Paul Habicht, and Holden and Grady Hunter.

Josephine M. Neri, 87, passed away March 30 at Cross Keys Village, New Oxford. She was the wife of the late Charles A. Neri, Sr. Jo is survived by her children, Catherine C. Angle of Greencastle, and Charles A. and Christine Neri of Hanover; grandchildren, Cory Swope and his companion Sheena, Kevin and Jacinta Swope, Gregory Neri; and great-grandchildren, Kruz and Jude Swope; sister, Edith Mondi and numerous nieces and nephews.

George O'Bradovic, 88, husband of Beverly Miller O'Bradovic of Hanover, passed away March 26 at Rest Haven Nursing Center in York. Surviving, in addition to his wife, is a son, Terry O'Bradovic and his wife, Shelly, of Hanover; his daughter, Jeannine O'Bradovic of Newtown; a grandson, Sawyer O'Bradovic of Hanover; a brother, Nick O'Bradovic and his wife, Hazel, of Jeannette; a sister, Helen Highducheck of Irwin; and many nieces and nephews.

Alice Marie Shealer Phiel, 86, passed away April 3 at the Brethren Home at Cross Keys. She was preceded in death by her husband Richard Harding Phiel. Mrs. Phiel is survived by daughter, Sharen Miller and her husband John of Gettysburg; a grandson, Lt. Commander Zachary Miller, currently stationed in Seoul, South Korea; a granddaughter, Amanda Bartolini and her husband Stephen of Catonsville, Md.; and great-grandchildren, Gabby and Johnny Bartolini.

Maxie Deana Roper Philpot, 63, of Westminster, passed away March 29 at Carroll Hospital Center. Surviving are siblings and spouses Jimmy D. and Patsy Warlick, of Gray, Tenn., Robert "Randy" and Helen Roper, and Tony N. and Debbie Roper, all of Westminster; and numerous nieces and nephews.

John Scott Raver, 62, passed away  March 31 at the Baltimore Shock Trauma Center. He was the husband of Susan B. Raver. In addition to John's wife and mother, he is survived by his daughter, Michelle Stair and her husband, Scott of York Springs; granddaughters, Carrie and Addison Stair; his sisters, Robin Marie Zuckerman of Germantown, Md., and Elizabeth "Kelly" Beller of Westport, Conn.; his father-in-law, Lloyd W. Bailey of Ulster; brothers-in-law, Lloyd Bailey of Troy, and Brian Bailey and his wife, Helen of Towanda; his sister-in-law, Pat Carr and her husband Jack of Stevensville; his very special friends, Frankie and Mike Crosby of Hanover; and many nieces and nephews.

Carolyn Adele Ross, 89, passed away March 25 at Carroll Lutheran Village in Westminster. She was the wife of the late John Ross. Surviving are daughter Linda Dwyer and husband Bill, of Westminster; brother Carl Rappold and wife Erika, of Glen Mills, Pa.; granddaughters Cindy Stroh and Tina Lewis, of Finksburg; great-grandchildren Tyler Stroh, and Hunter and Hailey Heck; and a nephew, Mark Rappold, of Rising Sun.

Marjorie Genevieve Agnes Ruby, 87, of Reisterstown, passed away March 30 at Futurecare-Cherrywood in Reisterstown. She was the wife of the late Joseph Earl "Bud" Ruby. Surviving are a sister, Edna E. Crooks, of Owings Mills; nieces; nephews; and other family and friends.

Earl George Sanders, 95, passed away March 29, at Hanover Hall Nursing Center, Hanover. Earl was husband to the late M. Bernadette (Eline) Sanders. Surviving are his wife, Betty (Arter) Hood Sanders; stepchildren, Dawn Tauscher, Lisa Dickensheets and husband Dale, Michelle Smith and husband Tim, Eric Hood and wife Star, and Brent Hood and wife Vicki, all of Hanover; step grandchildren, Jesse, Erin, Shane, Nathaniel, Kaybrea, Austin, Zachary and Logan; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Eleanor Frances Dangler Rice Saunders, 86, of Taneytown, passed away April 2 at Carroll Hospice's Dove House in Westminster. Twice married, she was the wife of the late William Rice and the late Edward Saunders. Surviving are children Janet Elizabeth Farley and husband Steve, of Taneytown, and Mary Anna Pavlos and husband Stephan, of Salisbury; sibling Charles Curtis and wife Claire Dangler, of Laytonsville; sisters-in-law Barbara Dangler, of Frederick, and Nancy Rice, of Gettysburg, Pa.; grandchildren Kaitlin Farley Trice and husband Sheldon, Jamie Farley, Kelley Farley, Emily Pavlos, Laura Pavlos, Anna Pavlos, and Katherine Pavlos.

Barbara Anne Schmitz, 67, of Sykesville, passed away March 28 at Franklin Square Hospital in Baltimore. Surviving are daughter and son-in-law Jenny and Skip Meloy, of Westminster; siblings and their spouses Edward and Mary Kirk, of Beltsville, Loretta and Tom Karkhoff, of Naperville, Ill., Tom and Eileen Kirk, of Beltsville, and Greg and Teri Kirk, of Bowie; and many nieces and nephews.

Virginia Seiss, 95, of Sykesville, passed away April 2 at the Gilchrist Hospice Center in Towson. She was the wife of the late Raymond S. Seiss. Surviving are sons and daughters-in-law Ronald and Patsy Seiss, of Sykesville, William and Marlene Seiss, of Pasadena, Md., and Edward and Linda Seiss, of Sykesville; daughter and son-in-law Karen and George Blair, of Millersville; a sister, Ruth Seiss, of Ellicott City; grandchildren Missy Delawter and Timothy, Kenneth, Tom and Jeffrey Seiss; and great-grandchildren.

Lisa M. (Hankey) Shoemaker, 37, Hanover, passed away March 27 at the residence of her parents. She was the wife of Robert W. Shoemaker and the daughter of Howard Francis and Darlene Marie (Brown) Hankey. In addition to her husband and parents, Lisa is survived by ons, Bryson W. Shoemaker and Logan H. Shoemaker, both at home; and a brother, Kevin F. Hankey and his wife, Thersa of Abbottstown.

Julie H. Stambaugh, 54, New Oxford, passed away April 1 at her home. She was the daughter of Dorothy L. (Geisler) Stambaugh of New Oxford and the late Lamoine R. Stambaugh. Surviving in addition to her mother are several cousins.

Rachel E. (Harding) Stem, 56, of Fairfield, passed away March 30 at her home. She was the daughter of Donna (Tenny) Harding, of Augusta, W.Va., and the late Gaylon Harding Sr. and the wife of Terry L. Stem I, of Fairfield. In addition to her husband, Rachel is survived by her children, Stephen E. Sites II and his wife Shelby Anne, of Waynesboro, Carrie Ann Elizabeth Harbaugh, and her husband Jason Daniel, of Fairfield, Teri May Lynn Stem and her fianc Matthew Ryan Thomas Mudge, of Fairfield, and Terry L. Stem II, of Fairfield; grandchildren, Jackson Doyle Sites, Josslyn Aubrey Sites, Skyler Elizabeth Jean Harbaugh, Connor Daniel Lee Harbaugh; sisters, Floretta Peacemaker, and Virginia Harding, both of West Virginia; four brothers, Frank Harding, Everett Harding, Gaylon Harding Jr., Kelly Harding and his wife Debbie, all of West Virginia, as well as a number of nieces and nephews.

Donald E. Stine, 88, Biglerville, passed away April 2. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sarah Jane Bowser Stine. Brother Stine is survived by a son, Roger L. Stine and his wife, Judy of Dover; a granddaughter, Ashley Stine; and a great-grandson, Larrs Stine-Updegraff.

Arthur Roger Taylor, 61, of Weippe, Idaho, formerly of Westminster, passed away Feb. 11. Surviving are children Arthur R. Taylor Jr. and Melinda Dodge, both of Denver, Colo., and Christina Brown, of  Durango, Colo.; grandchildren; siblings Susan Bare, of Arlington, Va., Thomas Taylor, Hershey Pa., and David Taylor and Samuel Taylor, both of Westminster, and Carol Taylor, of Wilmington, N.C.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

C. Raymond "Razor" Toal, 94, Hanover, passed away March 26 at Hanover Hospital. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nadine "Deanie" Rickrode Toal. Survivors include sons, Shanon R. Toal of York and Jeffrey J. Toal of McSherrystown; grandchildren, Shanon R. Toal, Jr. of Hanover, Neil P. Toal of New Oxford and Kathy Toal-Philipsen of Hanover; and great-grandchildren, Cameron and Kaitlyn Philipsen, and Jacob Toal.

Janet Marie Van Cleve, 67, of Sykesville, passed away March 26 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Columbia. She was the wife of John W. "Jack" Van Cleve. Surviving, in addition to her husband, are son and daughter-in-law Timothy and Kimberly Van Cleve, of Manchester; daughter and son-in-law Kristine and Michael Guerin, of Mount Airy; grandchildren Cheyenne and Dakota Van Cleve, of Manchester, and Emma, Michael and Abby Guerin, all of Mount Airy; a sister, Linda Wemett, of Wagontown; and brothers Paul and John Rosciolo, both of Coatesville.

Laura M. Wagner, 90, passed away April 1 at Claremont Nursing and Rehab in Carlisle. She was preceded in death by her husband, Stewart C. Wagner. Surviving are daughters, Gloria Dove of Dover, Nancy Sheaffer of York Springs, Laura French of Mechanicsburg, Marie Fishel of Duncannon, and Jane Wagner of Mechanicsburg; sisters, Ruby Geiman of Waynesboro and Janet Spangler of York; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

Leonard "Len" Webb, 80, of Mount Airy, passed away March 28 at Golden Living in Westminster. Surviving are brothers and sisters-in-law Joe and Diane Wilkerson, of Farmville, Va., and Barry and Debbie Wilkerson, of Stem, N.C.; aunts Lillian and Ethel Webb, of Oxford; and numerous cousins.

J. Warren Weiss, 90, of Hanover, passed away March 28 at Carroll Hospice's Dove House in Westminster. He was the husband of the late Mary M. Weiss. Surviving are daughter Cindy Cunningham and husband Dan, of Woodsboro; son Wayne Weiss and wife Patti, of Hampstead; grandchildren Shannon Thompson and husband Matt, of Mount Airy, and Philip Cunningham and his fiance Marlene Alvarez, of Sykesville; great-grandson Nolan Thompson; and sister Iva Rae Schultz, of Hampstead.

Ruth M. Wildasin, 91, passed away March 31 at Homewood at Plum Creek. She was preceded in death by her husband, John P. Wildasin. Survivors include several nieces and nephews.

Mark Edward Wonder, 52, formerly of Hanover, passed away March 31 in Erwin, Tenn. Survivors include a daughter, Teesa L. Wonder of Vero Beach, Fla.; sons, Baylen M. Wonder of Erwin, Tenn., and Corey M. Wonder of Sebastian, Fla.; siblings, Sharon A. Metzger and her husband, Eugene of Hanover, Sandra S. Bollinger and her husband, Jeffrey of Vero Beach, Robert D. Wonder and his wife, Dee of New Oxford, Shella M. Brattain and her husband, Michael of Algonac, Mich., and Steven E. Wonder of Miami, Fla.; his former wife, Mona Lisa Wonder; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pauline V. Wonders, 78, York Springs, passed away  April 1 at Church of God Nursing Home in Carlisle. She is survived by a daughter, Cathy D. and husband, Rick Bower of Biglerville; a son, Dean W. and wife, Ann Wonders, Sr. of York Springs;  grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and a sister, Doris Wilson of Mechanicsburg.