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Obituaries

Frances L. “Granny” Allison, 76, of Hanover, passed away July 14 at her home. She was the wife of Edward C. Allison, Sr. Also surviving are children, Pamela L. Hoffacker, Kay L. King, Jodie L. (John) Huff and Todd J. (Stacy) Hoffacker, all of Hanover; stepson, Edward Allison, Jr. of Hanover; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; siblings, Lois Miller and Mary Milheim, both of Hanover, and Fred Sullivan of New Oxford.

Floyd M. Beaver, 79, of Westminster, passed away July 14 at his home. He is survived by his wife, Betty E. Wehrman Beaver; sisters, Doris M. Click of Taneytown, Elsie Wallick of Westminster; siblings-in-law, Mary and Herman Hooper of Hampstead, Edward Wehrman of Littlestown, and John and Dorothy Wehrman of Union Bridge; nieces and nephews.

Grace V. (Zumbrum) Biddle, 86, of Hanover, passed away July 19 at Hanover Hall.

Rhonda Lynn Boga, of Gettysburg, passed away July 12. She is survived by her husband, William Boga III; sons, William (Melissa) Boga IV of Harrisburg, Alan Boga and Gregory Boga, both of York; grandsons, William V and Ben; and a sister.

Gerald E. Booth, 79, of Hanover, passed away at his home July 10. He is survived by his wife, Sandra Y. Booth of Seabrook, MD; son, William (Lauren) Booth of Leesburg, VA; daughter, Andrea (Scott) Hosman of Bethany Beach, DE; grandchildren, Haley, Shelby, Ryan and Cora; nieces, nephews and cousins.

Joseph L. Boyer, 83, of Aspers, passed away July 15 at his home. He is survived by his wife, Frances Howery Boyer; daughters, Shelley L. Decker, Donna L. Roth and Jamie L. Parker; and grandsons, Matt, Brian, Jared, James, and Robert.

George R. Brown, Jr., 82, of Westminster, passed away July 13 at Copper Ridge. He was the husband of Ruth Ann (Runkles) Brown. George is survived by daughter, Laura (Michael) Cleveland of Mount Airy; son, Bradley G. (Linda) Brown of Westminster; grandchildren, Karly, Rachel, and Benjamin; aunt, Catherine Chaney of Frederick; nieces, nephews, and cousins.

William J. Butts, 76, of Hanover, passed away July 18. He was the husband of Margaret “Peg” (Redcay) Butts. Also surviving are sons, Scott D. (Tammy) Butts of Hanover and Daniel W. (Teresa) Butts of Charleston, SC; and grandsons, Tyler, Collin, David and Matthew.

Frank Chris Cappadora, Sr., 70, of Manchester, passed away July 18 at the University of Maryland Hospital in Baltimoreo. He was the husband of Nina Cappadora. Also surviving are sons, Nick (Maria) Cappadora of Millers, MD, and Frank (Barri) Cappadora, Jr. of Manchester, MD; daughter, Cathy (Ken) Nelson of Westminster; brother, Bill (Sarah) Cappadora of Manchester, MD; sisters, Joy (Al) MacVicar of New Jersey, and Ann (Bill) Krejnicky of New York; sister-in-law, Debbie Cappadora of North Carolina; grandchildren, Nicholas, Missy, Victoria, Rosalia, Blaine, Megan and Kaycee; brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.

Margaret Deters Czyzewski, 90, of Hampstead, passed away July 13. She was the wife of the late Bernard Joseph Czyzewski. Surviving are daughter, Debbie Bilenki of Hampstead; grandchildren, James (Chrissey), Dawn (David), and Brett; great-grandchildren, Alyson, Noah, Erin, Carter and Caleb; brother, Robert Deters of Pasadena, MD; nieces and nephews.

Kenneth Duane Darling, 69, of Finksburg, MD, passed away July 12 at the Dove House. He was the husband of Gerri J. Darling, and the son of William Donald Darling and the late Ethel (Higgs) Darling of Baltimore. Keneth is also survived by son, Chris (Beth) Darling of Virginia Beach, VA; brother, Ronald (Peggy) Darling of Manchester; and grandchildren, Carrie and Hannah.

E. Marlet Dickensheets, 74, formerly of Hanover, passed away  July 17 at York Hospital. He was the husband of Barbara K. (Bartell) Dickensheets. Also surviving are son, Tony M. (Amanda) Dickensheets of Capell, TX; daughter, Tricia K. (Robert) Strickland of Columbia, MD; stepson, Robert D. Bartell of York; sister, Evelyn M. (Charles) Grubb of Hanover; brothers, Vernon D. Dickensheets and Dwight E. Dickensheets, both of Hanover; and grandsons, Nigel and Liam.

Doris M. Dull, 88, of Hanover, passed away July 19 at The Meadows in Gettysburg. She was the wife of Nevin C. Dull. Surviving are sister, Miriam Barnhart of Hanover; nieces and nephews.

Linda J. Feltch, 52, of Hanover, passed away July 15 at her home. She was the companion of Monroe Laughman. Surviving are children, Nicole Bowlin and Christopher Bowlin, both of Hanover; grandchildren, Nyko, Elijah and Easton; and siblings, Thomas Shurock of Gettysburg, Kenneth Shurock, Penny Hahn and John Feltch, all of Hanover, Sandra Myers of Abbottstown and Georgianna Weatherall of Arkansas.

William Michael Finch, 80, of Hampstead, passed away July 15 at Long View Nursing Home in Manchester, MD. He was the husband of Janet Faye Finch. Also surviving are sons, William Douglas Finch of New Windsor, and Michael David Finch of Westminster; grandchildren and great-grandson; brothers, Frank Finch of Pennsylvania, John Finch of Lavonia, MI, George Finch of Altoona, PA; and sister, Janet Brown of Hanover.

Margaret Mae Fowler, 100, of Hanover, passed away July 15 at Homewood at Plum Creek.  She was the wife of the late Ira Martin Fowler. Margaret is survived by son Wayne Ira (Karen) Fowler of Mt. Airy; nieces and nephews; great-nieces and -nephews; and great-great-nieces and -nephews.

Mary Margaret Gibson, 90, of Manchester, passed away July 19 at Long View Nursing Home in Manchester. She was the wife of the late Glenn Owen Gibson, Jr. Surviving are daughter, Mary K. Conner of Pasadena; sons, Glenn O. (Cheri) Gibson III of Westminster, and David M. (Nancy) Gibson of Easton, PA; brother, Verne C. Strible of Florida; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Raymond S. Gorsuch, 74, of Gettysburg, passed away at his home July 13. He is survived by his wife, Nancy; daughter, Tammy; grandchildren, Melissa and Nicholas; stepson, James; sisters, Mary and Betty; and brother, George.

Hayden Tyler Hazelett, 19, of Hanover, passed away July 13. He was the son of Daniel L. and Leesa A. (Doll) Hazelett of Hanover. Also surviving are brother, Cordin M. Schwartz, and sister, Hope N. Schwartz, both of Hanover; grandmother, Pauline V. Doll of Spring Grove; aunts, uncles and cousins.

Irene Ellen Herman, 82, of Hampstead, passed away July 14 at the Dove House Hospice in Westminster. She was the wife of the late Richard C. Herman. Surviving are son, Rick (Pam) Herman of Hampstead; granddaughter, Rebecca; grandson, Charles (Sarah); great-grandson, Camden; brother, Malcom (Valerie) Langton of Hinkley, England; brother and sister-in-law, Milton and Nancy Herman of Manchester, MD; nieces and nephews.

Rowlen L. “Johnny” Huffman, Jr., 79, of New Oxford, passed away July 14 at his home. He was the husband of Joan L. (Haar) Huffman. Johnny is also survived by daughters, Michell G. (Jeff) Trish of Hanover, and Kay L. (Jeff) Murren of East Berlin; grandchildren, Mitch, Neil, and Erica; sister, Carole Huffman of Gettysburg; and brother, William H. Huffman of New Oxford.

Annie Neale (Pinkard) Johnson, 84, of Littlestown, passed away July 15. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert G. Johnson. Annie is survived by daughters, Patty Cooper of Poolesville, MD, Cheri Lanier of Tybee Island, GA, and Sue Farran of Westminster; son, Andy (Carrie) Johnson of Poolesville, MD; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Betty S. Jones, of New Oxford, passed away July 18 at the Brethren Home Community, New Oxford. Her husband, Gratin Ashby Jones, preceded her in death. Betty is survived by daughters, Carolyn Marie (John H. Jr.) Tanner of New Oxford, Sandra Sue Edwards of Gettysburg, VA; grandson, Phillip; daughter-in-law, Marianne Edwards; great-grandchildren, Alison and Austin; and grandson, Andrew.

Blain L. Kauffman, 81, of Hanover, passed away July 16 at his home. He was the husband of Helena M. (Staub) Kauffman. Also surviving are children, Blaine Kauffman II, Dain (Kimberly) Kauffman, Anne (Ken) Wiles and Corbin Kauffman, all of Hanover, and Elsa Kauffman of Sarasota, FL; grandchildren, Olivia,Victoria, Dain II, Jeremiah, Elisabeth, Sarah and Josiah; and siblings, Dolores (Eber) Wingert of Greencastle and J. Earl (Kate) Kauffman of Florida.

Margaret A. Keeney, 72, of Spring Grove, passed away July 19 at her home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Norman W. Keeney, Jr. Survivors include children, Bonnie L. (John) Vandersloot of Hanover, Anthony Raymond (Barbara) Livelsberger, Sr. of Spring Grove, Timothy D. Livelsberger and Ricky A. (Tina) Livelsberger, both of Hanover; grandchildren, Anthony Jr., Starr, and Jesse; brother, Joseph Reaver of Hanover; sisters, Janet Gebhart of New Oxford, Sister Dorothy Marie Reaver, RSM of Exeter, Evelyn Sensening and Sarah Little, both of Littlestown, Ruth Kuhn of Hanover, Jane Smeak of New Oxford, and Theresa Reaver of Hanover; nieces and nephews.

F. Michael Klunk, 74, of Spring Grove, passed away July 17 at Johns Hopkins University Hospital, Baltimore. He was the husband of Diane (Rohrbaugh) Klunk. Also surviving are children, Michael Q. Klunk (Leah Cooper) and Lynn A. Klunk (Neal Shaffer), both of Baltimore;  stepchildren, Susan (Matthew) Braun of Winston-Salem, NC, Thomas (Sally) Simmerson of Salisbury, NC, and Kathryn (Michael) Swift of Winchester, VA; siblings, Carolyn M. (Ralph) Peters of Westminster, Joyce (Arthur) Rosenblatt of The Villages, FL, Timothy B. Klunk of West River, MD, and Lori (Steven) Shatto of New Oxford.

Warren W. Krout, Sr., 79, of Spring Grove, passed away July 13 at York Hospital. He was the husband of Darlene M. (Meckley) Krout. Warren is also  survived by sons, Warren (Kathleen) Krout, Jr. of Spring Grove, Dayne (Mary) Krout of Deltona FL, and Lance (Kimberly) Krout of Spring Grove; grandchildren, Kristiana (Mario), Kevin and Miranda; great-grandchildren, Brayana, Kalli and Summer; brother, Robert (Judy) Krout of Hilton Head, SC; sister, Carole Krout of Hanover; sister-in-law, Mariko Krout of Orlando, FL; and niece, Abby Beyke of Mason, OH.

Janice Mary “Jan” Mazzaro, 88, of Westminster, passed away July 19 at Carroll Hospice Dove House. She was the wife of the late Anthony Mazzaro. Surviving are daughters, Nikki Ratti and Lesley Telfort of Westminster; grandchildren, Kyle and Jordan; brother-in-law, George Mazzaro of Aurora, OH; nieces and nephews.

Mary Louise Mannering, 83, of Taneytown, passed away July 14 at Lorien Taneytown. Her husband, James E. Mannering, preceded her in death. Surviving are nephews, John (Susan) Harbold of Westminster, Maryland, Mark (Virginia) Harbold of Rehoboth Beach, DE, and Thomas Harbold of Sykesville; great-nieces and great-nephew

Betty L. Miller, 86, of Manchester, MD, passed away at Carroll Hospital Center July 17. Her husband, Charles I. Miller, preceded her in death. Surviving are sons, Mark S. Miller, Dwight E. Miller, Wayne D. (Cathy) Miller, all of the Manchester area; grandchildren, Gregory, Joshua, Matthew and Hannah; great-grandchildren, Astoria, Steven, and Alesia; nieces and nephews.

Clyde L. “Butch” Monn III, 69, of York Springs, passed away July 14 at the Gettysburg Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Marcella Altice Monn. Also surviving are children, Susan Morris of York Springs, Eddie (Brenda) Monn of Dillsburg, PA, Michael Monn and Douglas Monn, both of York Springs; grandchildren, Nicole, Kayla (Allen), Todd II, Angela, and Alyssa; great-grandchildren, Autumn, London, Allen Jr., Alexander, and Alexandria; and siblings, Sharon Kump, David (Donna) Monn, Larry (Pam) Monn, and Carol (Santos) Balderas, all of Gettysburg, Marianne (Gerald) Hankey and Robert E. Monn, both of York Springs, Jeffrey S. (Cathy) Monn of East Berlin, Barbara (Todd) Christopher of New Oxford, and Lori Cooper and Karen Johnson, both of York Springs.

Peggy Murphy, 91, of Finksburg, passed away in her home July 18. She was the wife of the late Lawrence C. “Larry” Murphy, Jr. Surviving are daughters, Mary M. (Henry) Ruhlman of Manchester, and Mary E. Murphy of Finksburg; son, David A. (Kim) Murphy of Finksburg; grandchildren, Matt, Mike, Dan, Kyle, Krissy, Amber, Megan, Joe, Austin and Briana; great-grandchildren; brother, Joseph L. Clark of Virginia Beach, VA; nieces and nephews.

Robert V. “Spook” Myers, 87, of Hanover, passed away July 14 at his home. He was the husband of Shirley J. (McCusker) Myers. Surviving are children, Joseph R. (Nancy) Myers of Hanover, Patricia Eyler of Westminster, Tonja J. (Greg) McCauley of Spring Grove, Tereska V. (Richard) Brown of Hanover, Tierney V. (Marie) Myers of Nazareth, and Toby V. (Jennifer) Myers of McSherrystown, grandchildren, Joe Jr., Scott, Amy, Tiffany, Matt, Daniele, Ryan, Grace, Lindsay, Allison and Troy, great-grandchildren; siblings, Gladys Reck of Gettysburg, Helen Klunk and Willis J. Myers, both of Hanover; nieces and nephews.

William Colley Oler III, 51, of Hanover, passed away July 17 at his residence. He was the son of Catherine Jane Delloso Oler of Hampstead, and the late William C. Oler, Jr. Also surviving are brother, Robert W. (Tara)  Oler of Sparks, MD; sister, Anna Caroline Pohl of Germany; nieces and nephews, Grace E. Oler, Justin R. Oler, Alexandra S. Pohl and Christopher Pohl; and uncle, Joseph L. Delloso of Stewartstown.

Gail M. Pavlovich, 70, of Biglerville, passed away July 15 in Harrisburg. Her husband, Michael S. Pavlovich, preceded her in death. Gail is survived by sisters, Lynn Powell and Vicki Kundinger; son, Aaron (Angela) Stephens; stepdaughter, Melissa (Paul) Klinko; stepsons, Michael (Denise) Pavlovich Jr. and Matthew (Christel) Pavlovich; and grandchildren, Marissa, Madison, Kylie, Ivanka and Sebastian.

Charles E. Sanford, 82, of Gettysburg, passed away July 16 at Spirit Trust Lutheran, The Village at Gettysburg. He was the husband of Helen Virginia (Ruppert) Sanford, Spring Grove. Charles is also survived by daughters, Anita (Ramon) Lopez, Spring Grove, and Linda Lee (William) Seeler, Dallastown; sister, Nancy Schroen, Baltimore; brother, Gary (Anna) Sanford, Baltimore; grandson, Ramon III; granddaughter, Kelley (David); and great-grandchildren, Hunter, Emily and Chase.

Michael Patrick “Bubba” Shea, 30, of Westminster, passed away July 13 in Manchester. He was the son of Patrick M. Shea of Owings Mills and Cathy A. Wilhelm Shea of Westminster. He was the husband of Brittany Shea of Riverview, FL. Also surviving are son, Dillon Shea, and daughter, Emma Shea, both of Riverview, FL; brother, Eric (Annie) Wilhelm of Montross, VA; sister, Stacie Shea of Boynton Beach, FL; grandparents, Richard and Mary Ellen Shea of Ocala, FL, Regis and Eve Raffensberger of Frederick, and James and Shelby Wilhelm of Manchester; and extended family.

Bill Smith, 69, of Westminster, passed away July 11 at Carroll Hospice Dove House. He was the husband of Linda Smith. Also surviving are son, Jim Krebs; grandchildren, Hannah and Jacob; brothers, Carl (Leslie) Smith, Chas (Patty) Smith, Paul (Yutta) Smith; nieces and nephews.

Rodney W. Steinour, 79, New Oxford, passed away July 17 at Cross Keys Brethren Home. He is survived by his wife, Jean Mumper Steinour; son, Wayne A. (Lisa) Steinour of New Oxford; grandchildren, David (Emily), Katie (Blake), and Rebekah (Aaron); great-grandson, Jakob; and brother, Sidney B. Steinour of Gettysburg.

Michael B. Sutherland, 45, of Littlestown, passed away July 17 at the Upper Chesapeake Medical Center, Bel Air, MD. He was the companion of Elizabeth Nevells, Littlestown. Michael is also survived by sons, Nathaniel Sutherland of Arkansas, Tanner Sutherland and Noah Sutherland, both of Thomasville, and Samuel Sutherland of Littlestown; brother, Kevin (Kelly) Sutherland of Hanover; and sister, Kayann (Dwayne) Smith of Hanover.

Mary Alice Taubenfeld, 87, of Westminster, passed away at home July 12. She is survived by daughters, Toby Ann Joyce-Burnham, David Burnham, Eva Marie (Robert) Minton; grandchildren, Jessica, Jonathan, Maryalice, Anna, David Jr., and Luke; and great-grandchildren, Cooper, Jacob, Owen, Maxwell and Weston.

Janet M. Thoman, 83, of Hanover, passed away July 16 at the York Hospital. She was the wife of Gerald B. Thoman. Also surviving are son, Steven G. (Joanne) Thoman of Dover; grandchildren, Samantha and Aaron; great-grandson, Kenton; and siblings, Joan Messinger and Robert Schuchart, both of Hanover.

Roy E. Thomas, 88, of Gettysburg, passed away July 18 at his home.  He is survived by his wife, Jean McIntire Thomas; children, Gary E. (Karen) Thomas of Biglerville, Linda (Stephen) Appel of Newburgh, IN, Bonnie (Sheldon) Post of Levittown, PA, Pete (Becky) Thomas of Gettysburg, and Randy Thomas of Gettysburg; grandchildren, Wesley, Andrew, Angela, Emily, Matthew, and Minette; great-grandchildren; sister, Betty Shryock of Indianapolis, IN; and brother, Earl Thomas of Gaithersburg, MD.

Diane Marie Warren, 59, passed away July 18 at South Mountain Restoration Center. Her husband, Ray E. Warren, preceded her in death. She is survived by sister, Linda Ann Cutler of Coudersport, PA; brothers, Robert A. Martin of Waynesboro, and Ronald Eugene Martin of Biglerville; and niece, Tina M. Thomas of Biglerville.

Mary J. Wickson, 74, of Hanover, passed away July 11. She was the wife of Daniel R. Wickson. Mary is also survived by daughter, Julie (Michael) Myers of Spring Grove; granddaughters, Jennifer (Christopher) and Tanya;  sisters, Nancy Bisset of New Oxford and Joy Strausbaugh of Spring Grove; and sister-in-law, Vicky Roser of Hanover.

Robert Lee Wisner, 74 of Hanover, passed away July 18 at Hanover Hall.

Patsy Wolfe, 76, of Westminster, passed away July 18 at her home. She was the wife of Joe Donald Wolfe. Also surviving are children, Michael (Melanie) Wolfe and Lisa (Karl) Sichelstiel, both of Manchester, MD; grandchildren, Joseph, Hannah, Rachel and Landon; stepgrandson, Robert; and siblings, Judy Garland of Hanover, David Buchanan of Tennessee, and Rosalie Long and Brenda Scott, both of Hanover.