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Dawn Michelle Arterburn-Cooney, 44, of Frederick, passed away July 13 at University of Maryland Medical center. She was the daughter of William David and Judy Lee Arterburn of Carroll Co. Also surviving are son, Zachary Taylor Cooney; brother, Michael Arterburn; grandmother, Marie Haley of Florida; aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Richard Grant Barnes, 88, of Westminster, passed away July 19 at his home. He was the husband of Opal Redinger Barnes. Also surviving are sons, Doyle Eugene Barnes of Hanover, Richard David Barnes of Pleasant Valley, MD, Douglas Kevin Barnes of Hanover, and Rodney Leon Barnes of McSherrystown; sister, Mildred Smith of Artemas, PA; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Bertha E. Black, 91, of Littlestown, passed away July 21 at Manor Care Dallastown. She was the widow of Robert Arter and Benjamin F. Black, Sr. Bertha is survived by grandsons, Richard A. Arter, Jr. and wife, Jane of Red Lion, and Jacob Arter of York; stepgranddaughter, Melissa Sheaffer of York; and great-grandchildren, Autum Arter, Austan Arter, Amberley Arter, and Cameron Sheaffer.

Robert Olin Bond, 84, passed away July 20. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Krug Bond; daughter, Nancy Stetson and her husband Rick Stetson of New Jersey; grandsons, Ricky Stetson of New Jersey and Zachary Stetson of Alaska.

Dorothea H. Bonner, 75, of Hampstead, passed away July 15 at Brinton Woods Nursing Home in Sykesville. She is survived by daughters, Bonnie Smith of Upperco, Karen (Ken) Donithan of Hampstead; son, Gregory (Linda) Bonner of Manchester; sisters, Thelma Canon, Mary Davis; brothers, William “Bill” Freitag, James “Jimmy” Freitag and Louis “Louie” Freitag; grandchildren, Amie Miceli, Serena Savina, Melissa Fuller, Gregory Bonner, Jr. and Shelby Bonner; and great-grandchildren.

Margaret May “Marge” Bowers, 72, of Westminster, passed away July 18 at the Carroll Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Preston Bowers, Sr.,  stepson Preston Bowers, Jr., both of Union Mills; stepgrandchildren; and niece, Lisa West of Corpus Christi, TX.

Mason A. Brumgard, 25, of East Berlin, passed away July 21 at his residence. He was the fiancé of Misty R. Groft. Mason is also survived by sister, Leah E. Brumgard of Hanover; aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Donald Lavere Coppersmith, 86, of Hampstead, passed away July 21 at Carroll Hospital Center, Westminster. He was the husband of Catherine L. (Wisner) Coppersmith. Surviving are brothers, Arthur Coppersmith of Owings Mills, Francis Coppersmith of Reisterstown, James Coppersmith of York, Perry Coppersmith of Hampstead, and Kenneth Coppersmith of Hampstead; and sister, Esther McComas of Hampstead.

Mildred “Hope” Davis, 86, of Littlestown, passed away July 17 at Hanover Hall. She was the widow of Earl Davis. Surviving are son, Randy A. Davis and wife, Yvonne of Littlestown; daughter, Carolyn H. Vile and husband, Preston of Littlestown; grandchildren; stepgranddaughters; great-grandchildren; stepgreat-grandchildren; brother, Elmer L. Harper of Redlands, CA; and sisters, Ina Lawver and Norma Bechtel, both of Highlands, CA.

Douglas Edsel “Doug” Day, 70, of Mt. Airy, passed away July 18 at University of Maryland Medical Center. He was the husband of Mary Lou Day. Doug is also survived by children, Laurie Day VanBibber and husband, Michael, of Frederick; Dana Douglas Day and wife, Christina, of Florida; and Downey Brooks Day of Mt. Airy; grandchildren, Emily Anne VanBibber, Taylor Anderson, Braxton Day, Ethan Day, Alyssa Carter, and Jaidah Carter; brother, David Ellis Day and wife, Lisa, of Mt. Airy, and their children, Ashley and Jesse; and in-laws.

Dennis Edward “Doc” DeShong, 65, of Westminster, passed away July 17 at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Pam DeShong. Also surviving are children, Nathaniel DeShong, Brandon DeShong, Melodie DeShong and Corey (Kim) Deshong, all of Westminster; brothers, Larry (Debbie) DeShong, Robert (MIchelle) DeShong, Pat and Leo Rosendale, Kenny Warren; sister, Bonnie Pagano; grandchildren, Terrell and Carmaya Bowman, Landyn Windsor and Noah and Michael DeShong; nieces and nephews.

Joseph Timothy “Tim” Dobson, 69, of Manchester, passed away July 15 at his home. He was the son of Isabel (Thomas) Dobson of Odenton, MD, and the late George W. Dobson, and the husband of Nancy Nason Dobson. Also surviving are sisters, Patti Kuzbida and husband Greg of The Villages, FL, and Jo Dobson of Odenton, MD; nephew, Louis and nieces Rachel, Maija, Samantha and Amelia.

Melissa S. (Becker) Doll, 41, of Spring Grove, passed away July 16 at York Hospital. She was the wife of Michael A. Doll. Also surviving are stepfather, Dennis H. Arnold of Spring Grove; daughter, Kimberly J. Doll; sons, David M. Doll, and Austin L. Doll, all of Spring Grove; sisters, Michelle J. Miller and her husband, Dan of York New Salem and Mandy S. Little of Hanover; brother, Mark L. Becker of Spring Grove; and stepbrothers, Jeffrey S. Arnold of Hallam and Anthony W. Arnold of Stoverstown.

William C. Eden, of Gettysburg and Bristol, RI, passed away July 1. He was the husband of Tracey Herrick Eden, the father of Laurie M. Hahn of Mifflintown, PA, and Russell W. Eden of Caldwell, ID, and a grandfather.

James W. Esworthy, 78, of Westminster, passed away July 22 at the Dove House. He was the husband of Henrietta (Becker) Esworthy. Also surviving are sons, James (Mary) Esworthy, Gary (Sharon) Esworthy; daughters, Deborah (Richard III) Leonard, Connie Esworthy, Brenda Esworthy and Tina Stefanski; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; brother, Bernard Esworthy; sisters, Lillian Wilbur, Geraldine Metz, Daisy Walters, and Linda Esworthy.

Martha Virginia Myers Fleming, 62, of Hampstead, passed away July 17 at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma in Baltimore. She was the daughter of Violet Virginia Smith Bowman of Westminster and the late Lester Vernon Myers, Sr. and the wife of Russell W. Fleming. Also surviving are siblings, Lester Myers, Jr. of Manchester, Linda Fitzpatrick of Westminster, Elizabeth Morris of Libertytown, Patricia Creager and James Myers, both of Westminster.

Paul Leslie Flohr, Sr., 71, of Westminster, passed away at his home July 20. He is survived by his son, Paul L. Flohr, Jr., and his siblings, June Hampe, Bonnie Rothbaum and David Flohr.

Barbara L. Garber passed away July 14. She was the wife of Frank “Eddie” Garber of Woodsboro, MD; mother of Kerry Putman and Kevin Smith; grandmother of Tawnee Morales and Rodney Nagy; and great-grandmother of Yamilette Morales.

Ferne A. (Sponseller) Gardner, 86, formerly of New Oxford, passed away July 22 at Lookabout Manor in Westminster. She was the wife of the late Donald W. Gardner. Ferne is survived by sons, Steven D. Gardner and his wife Annette of Ledyard, CT, Dean A. Gardner and his wife Mary of Berwick, and Sidney D. Gardner and his wife Donna of Hanover; son-in-law, Robert Plank of New Windsor; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

Geneva P. Greene, 85, of Westminster, passed away July 19 at home. She was the wife of the late James Green. Geneva is survived by daughter, Bonnie (Jim) Lusby of Finksburg; sons, Kevin Frock of Westminster and Lynn Frock of Hagerstown; grandchildren, Steven Lusby of Charleston, SC, Michael Frock of Shippensburg, PA, Zachary, Katelyn and Jacob Frock of Red Lion; and brother- and sister-in-law, Clayton and Dolly Poff of Hampstead.

Charles A. Harlow, 71 of Gettysburg, passed away July 18 at home. He was the husband of Susan A. (Martin) Harlow of Gettysburg. Charles is also survived by daughter, Stacy (Toby) Barnhart of Fairfield; grandsons, Steven Slothour of New Oxford, Andrew Harlow of Fairfield, Zachary Harlow of Bonneauville; granddaughter, Mikayla Harlow of Bonneauville; nieces, nephews, and extended family members.

Davion Allen Sanchez Harrison, 1 month, 28 days old, of Westminster, passed away July 19 at the Carroll Hospital Center. He was the son of Monica Bullock and Arthur Sanchez Harrison. Also surviving are maternal grandmother, Cheryl Auburger of Westminster; maternal grandfather, Allen Bullock of Baltimore; maternal great-grandmother, Linda Bullock of Baltimore; paternal grandparents, Pamela and Tyrone Wilford of Westminster; and brother, Naszir Ky-Mani Herring.

Thomas Francis Hartman, 73, of Hampstead, passed away July 20 at his home. He was the husband of the late Ruth Picco Hartman. Surviving are children, Brian (Melissa) Hartman and Nicole Chamberlin, both of Hampstead, Andrea (Brian) Goerges and Angela Hartman, both of Palm Beach Gardens, FL; grandchildren, Christian and Julia Hartman and Harrison and Olivia Chamberlin.

Mark P. Henry, 47, of York New Salem, passed away July 17 at York Hospital. He was the husband of Kathleen A. (Wright) Henry. Mark is also survived by his mother, Helen G. (Witherow) Henry; brothers, Joseph M. (Julie) Henry and Thomas C. Henry, both of Hanover; niece, Emily Henry; mother-in-law, Audrey Wright; brothers-in-law, Paul D. (Lori) Lehman of Spring Grove, James Wright of York New Salem, Jeff Wright of York, and Michael (Shirley) Wright of New Freedom; nieces and nephews.

Cecelia E. Hill, 87, of Chambersburg, passed away at the Chambersburg Hospital July 21. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert A. Hill, Sr. Surviving are children: Robert A. Hill Jr., Ann C. Hill, Nancy N. Cook, Thomas L. Hill (Christine), Jim W. Hill (Brenda), Chambersburg, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Doris Hollister, 103, of Rochester Hills, MI, passed away July 14. Her husband, Kenneth C. Hollister, preceded her in death. Doris is survived by son, Kenneth (Peggy) Hollister, Jr. of Cypress, TX; daughters, Virginia (Bill) Sorochinski of Palm Coast, FL, and Annette (Jim) Mitchum of Rochester Hills, MI; sister, Phyllis King of Vernon, CT; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.

Rodney Leroy Hoover, 83, of Columbia, MD, passed away July 16 at Vantage House in Columbia. He was the husband of Joann N. Hoover. Also surviving are son, Dennis (Debra) Hoover of Sykesville; grandchildren, Nick (Katherine), Ashley and Tori Hoover; great-grandson, Xavier Hoover; brothers, William, Philip, Alan, Jay and Ned Hoover; sisters, Nancy Alexander and Kathryn Lauver; nieces and nephews.

Paul N. Horichs, 72, of Eldersburg, passed away July 17 at his home. He is survived by his wife, Lana M. Myers Horichs. Also surviving are daughter, Jennifer (Tim) Frey of Marriottsville; son, Owen Ball of Taneytown; brother, Kent (Sandra) Horichs of Westminster; grandchildren, Caleb, Luke, Nick and Nate; niece, Gayle (Andrew) Debenham of Manchester; and nephew, Daniel (Cheryl) Horichs of Westminster.

Ruth Naomi Houck, 97, of Westminster, passed away July 21 at Lorien Nursing Home in Mt. Airy. She was the wife of the late Albert B. Houck. Surviving are daughters, Shirley Whitney of Durham, NC, and Doris Zucker of Ellicott City; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchild. She was the last of her immediate family.

Joan A. Huppmann, 80, of Reisterstown, passed away July 20 at University Hospital. She was the widow of John Philip Huppmann. Joan is survived by son, John P. (Pam) Huppmann of Knoxville, TN; daughter, Carol Ann (George) Pfab of Owings Mills; son, Alan M. (Jennifer) Huppmann of Albuquerque, NM; sisters, Elizabeth J. (Richard) Smith, Katherine R. Howard and Bernadette A. (William) Holidak; and grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Carolyn, Dustin, Erick, David and Claire.

Delores Jean (Small) Hyser, 83, of New Oxford, passed away July 21 at the Brethren Home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul E. Hyser, Jr. Delores is survived by son, Joseph (Marie) Hyser; daughters, Linda Highlands, and Deborah (Harold) Bair; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

Fern Tinkler Jett, 86, of Randallstown, passed away July 16 at Carroll Hospice Dove House in Westminster. She was the wife of the late Theo “Ted” Jett. Surviving are son, Tedd H. (Lora) Jett of Harrisonburg, VA; daughter, Susan Elizabeth (John) Kreft of Randallstown; brother, Ellis T. Tinkler of Hanover; grandchildren, Kevin (Adrienne) Jett of Columbus, OH, and Katy (Chad) Morris of Harrisonburg, VA; and great-grandchildren, Owen and Colin Morris.

Lavere Vernon Jones, 72, of Westminster, passed away July 17. He was the husband of Donna June Miller Jones. Also surviving are children, JoAnn Jones of Westminster, David Jones and wife Kristina of Shrewsbury, and Angela Eckhardt and husband Garth of Manchester, MD; and grandchildren, Brenna, Braden, Briley, Ashton and Tanner.

Margaret W. Kemp, 93, of Gettysburg, passed away July 21. Her husband, Trenton Kemp, preceded her in death. Margaret is survived by sons, Trenton Kemp, Jr. and his wife Margaret of Shrewsberry, Randy Kemp and his wife Shelley of Gettysburg; grandchildren, Cherie Hunter, Karen (David) Blair, Sara Kemp, Anna Kemp, Christopher Kemp; great-grandchildren, Jillian, Emma and Reece Blair; niece, Margy (Chuck)McCroskey; and nephew, David (Debby) Dickens.

Kathleen D. Klunk, 42, of McSherrystown, passed away July 18 at her home. She was the daughter of Cyril F. and Bibby R. (Miller) Klunk of McSherrystown. Also surviving are her fiancé, Gilbert P. Utz III and his son Tyler Allen Utz; brothers, Joseph Klunk of Hanover and Francis Klunk of McSherrystown; and sisters, June Bennett of Hanover and Mary Baughman of Hampstead.

Kirby Lee Knill, 72, of Owings Mills, passed away July 22. He was married to Kitty Knill. Kirby is also survived by son, Jeffery (April) Knill; stepdaughter, Karen (Tony) Tozzolo; brother, Wayne (Rebecca) Bosley; sister, Kathleen (Al) Bouw; stepsister, Gail (Ray) Reid; grandchildren, Brianna and Taylor Tozzolo, Savannah, Gabriel and Braedyn Knill; nieces and nephews.

Darryl N. “Kumpy” Kump, Sr., 53, of Gettysburg, passed away July 19. He was the son of Raymond Kump of Gettysburg and the late Delores (Deshong) Kump. Darryl is also survived by children, Jessica (Adam) Guelcher of Harrisburg, Darryl “Choppy” Kump II of Gettysburg, Salina Kump of Texas; grandchildren, Malek Abous and David Guelcher; brother, Raymond “Kenny” Kump (Sharon Weaver) of New Oxford; and sisters, Cheryl (Pat) Groft of Glenville, and Kimberly McFerren of Gettysburg.

Coleman Louis Lemon, Jr., 68, of Sykesville, passed away July 19 at the Carroll Hospital Center. He was the husband of Teresa V. Checkes Lemon. Also surviving are brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Mary Frances Murphy of Ellicott City, Ron and Jennifer Dempsey of Ellicott City, Anne Marie and Robert Ridgely of Delray, WV, and Frank P. Jr. and Aida Checkes of Keysers Ridge, MD; nieces, nephews, great nieces and great-nephews.

Vincent Edward Maggio, Sr., 93, of Union Bridge, passed away July 22 at his home. He was the husband of Geraldine E. Maggio. Also surviving are children, Sr. Barbara Maggio of Emmitsburg, Vincent (Debbie) Maggio of Ellicott City, Paul (Bea) Maggio of Union Bridge, and Joanne (Phillip) Matthews of Finksburg; sister, Netta Eder of Catonsville; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

James Oliver Mathis, 78, of Sykesville, passed away July 21 at the Carroll Hospital Center. He was the husband of Lois Harp Mathis. Also surviving are daughters, Deborah J. (Bryan) Bogas of Chapel Hill, NC, and Amy L. Mathis (Nick Gavrishev) of Huntingdon Valley, PA; brothers, William W. Mathis of Elberta, AL, and Richard E. Mathis of Punta Gorda, FL; sisters, Sara Squillante of Adamsville, TN, and Inez Kent of Milton, FL; sister-in-law, Pauline Tracey of Syesville; and grandchildren, Nicole Bogas, Allison DeMoss and Everette Gavrishev.

William J. Mayer, 82, of East Berlin, passed away July 18 at York Hospital. He was the husband of Carole S. (Gross) Mayer and the late Heidrun M. (Schmidt) Mayer. Bill is also survived by daughter, Ursula (Steve) Picard of York Springs; son, John “Jack” (Karen) Mayer of East Berlin; stepdaughters, Jode Lemmon (Eric)Stambaugh and Elaine Lemmon (Eric) Klinedinst, both of East Berlin; grandchildren, Julian Picard, Devon Mayer, Saunder Mayer, Audrey Stambaugh, Ava Stambaugh and Harper Klinedinst; brother, John J. (Jean) Mayer of Billings, MT; and sisters, Rosemarie (Cle) Cox of Lawton, OK, and Delores Siemens of Wichita, KS.

Theresa “Terri” Lynn Miller, 39, of Westminster, passed away July 17 at University of Maryland Shock Trauma. She was the daughter of Donald W. Miller and Mary Patricia McFall Miller of Westminster. Also surviving are son, Brandon Joseph Miller of Westminster; siblings, Mary Patricia (Brian) Kavanagh of Finksburg, Michael (Marian) Miller of Fuquay-Varina, NC, Donna (Tom) Hofmeister of Austin, TX, Laura (Jack) Jackson of Manassas, VA, and Julie (David) Benedictis of Westminster; nieces and nephews; and great-nieces and great-nephew.

Albert L. Mumper, 80, of Chambersburg, passed away July 18 at Falling Spring Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. His wife, Lena Scott Mumper, preceded him in death. Al is survived by children, Joseph S. (Pam) Mumper of Mercersburg, Mark E. Mumper of Chambersburg, and Crystal (Daryl)Yoder of Chambersburg; grandchildren, Rachel Mumper, Erin Mumper, Matthew (Mary Kate) Mumper, Bridget Snyder, and Samantha Mumper; great-granddaughters, Jocelyn and Emma; sister, Sandra Curfman of Chambersburg; nieces, nephews and cousins.

Shirley Ann Murphy, 87, of Westminster, passed away July 20 at her residence. She is survived by daughters, Karen Sollmer of Westminster and Deborah (John) Cooper of Portsmouth, RI; grandchildren, Heather Parkins, Jeremy Wierney and Sarah Cooper; and great-grandchildren, Felicia Marsh, Ryan Burns, Loriana Parkins, Jessica Parkins, Samantha Wierney and Joseph Wierney.

Nancy L. O’Leary, 82, of Randallstown, passed away July 21. She was the wife of the late Elmer T. L. J O’Leary. Surviving are sister, Lucille Gianforte; nieces, Debbi Feaser, Pat and Sharon Pahl; and nephew, Bill Gianforte.

Jo Ann Paulissen, 78, passed away July 20 at York Hospital. She is survived by children, Dorothy VanBuren (Martin West) of St. Louis, MO, Rick (Mary) VanBuren of Gettysburg, John David VanBuren of Topeka, KS, and Heather (Tim) Redding of Gettysburg; sister, Mary Lou Skinner of Kirby, WV; and David Ritz of Fort Worth, TX; and grandchildren, Annabelle Lee VanBuren, Anthony VanBuren, Medora West, Kayla VanBuren, Miranda West, Lestat VanBuren and Aria Redding.

Sandra Lee Peck, 60, of Fairfield, passed away at her home July 19. She is survived by brother, William Peck of Abingdon, MD; sisters, Marji Peck of Haddonfield, NJ and Cindy Peck of Harrisburg; nieces, Bethany and Michelle; and nephew, Stephen.

Jorge Constantino Perez-Rico, 54, of Gettysburg, passed away July 18. He was the husband of Victoria L. Zetune. Jorge is also survived by children: Elena Perez-Zetune, Victoria Perez-Zetune, Elias J. Perez-Zetune, and Jose R. Perez-Zetune; and siblings: Diego Perez-Rico, Irma Perez-Rico, and Efren Perez-Rico.

Ronald William “Blackie” Pollard, 70, of Westminster, passed away July 22 at his home. He was the son of Louise Frey Pollard of Westminster and the late Charles Pollard, and the companion of Linda Royer of Pleasant Valley. Also surviving are daughter, Lisa (Bill) Blubaugh of Hampstead; granddaughters, Abby and Molly Kuhns of Westminster; brothers, Duck (Linda) Pollard and Larry (Phyllis) Pollard, both of Westminster; sister, Dora Mullar of Hampstead; sister-in-law, Nancy Pollard of Florida; nieces and nephews.

Gilbert I. Quackenbush, Jr., 75, of Hanover, passed away July 21 at his home. He was the widower of Minnie W. (Marcellino) Quackenbush. Gilbert is survived by daughters, Deborah L. Mero of Rock Hill, SC, June M. Cunningham and Teresa L. Hodgkinson, both of Hanover, and Sandra L. Stamper of Sturgis, MI.; grandchildren, Michael, Michelle, Sarah, Neil, Amanda, Leanna, Lindsay and Rachel; great-grandchildren, Khalil, Desiree, Ariana, Madelyn, Ava, Riley and Brooklyn; and sisters, Bertha Phillips, Dinah Hildebrand and Mary Sauer all of Cincinnati, Patricia Welshan of Fairfield, OH, and Cynthia Foster of Lackland, OH.

Thomas H. Reindollar, 69, of Landisburg, PA, passed away July 18 at the Harrisburg Hospital. He is survived by children, David W. (Janice) Sheldon of Shermansdale, Bryan E. (Deb) Sheldon of Landisburg, Mark R. Sheldon of Acworth, GA, Jennifer L. Sirois of Enola, PA; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; sister, Carol Kemp of Petersburg, WA; and brother, Mike Reindollar of Citra, FL.

Debra A. (Baker) Rhoades, 59, of Dover, passed away July 12 at Hospice and Community Care. She was the wife of the late Jerry L. Rhoades, and a daughter of Shirley A. (Stoltzfus) Inch of York and the late Cletus L. Baker. Debra is also survived by daughter, Amy S. (Mark A.) Hershner of York; grandchildren, Reid F., Drew W., and Megan A. Hershner, all of York; brother, Donald L. (Laurie) Baker of Felton; nephews, Andrew J, and Matthew R. Baker; and her companion Michael Rhodes of Dover.

Carroll Gene Shaffer, 65, of Fayetteville, passed away July 19 in the Martinsburg VA Hospital. Surviving are his wife, Ellen Bowers Shaffer; son, Shane D.  (Stephanie) Shaffer of Glenelg, MD; stepson, Jeffrey W.  (Lisa) Sowers of Keymar, MD; grandchildren, Olivia Shaffer and Ashley and Bryan Sowers; and siblings, Robert F.  (Vicky) Shaffer of Hampstead, and Darlene L. Slaybaugh of Beltsville, MD.

Sara “Sally” R. Shetter, 78, of Gettysburg, passed away July 19 at Genesis Gettysburg Center.

Sonja L. Skuhr, 75, of Mt. Airy, passed away July 16 at Carroll County General Hospital. She was the wife of Charles F. Skuhr. Sonja is also survived by daughter, Kelly (Clinton) Gable, and grandchildren, Darren and Sharri Gable, all of Mt. Airy.

Josephine S. Smith, 90, of Hanover, passed away July 21 at the Homewood at Plum Creek Nursing Center, Hanover. She was the widow of Thomas H. Smith. Josephine is survived by children, Vicki S. (Ken) Fissel of Greenville, SC, David S. (Mandi) Smith of Hanover; granddaughter, Heather (Michael) Rohlmeier of Antioch, TN; and sister, Lois Higgins of Mechanicsburg.

Kent B. Spangler, 75, of Abbottstown, passed away July 20 at his home. Survivors include his wife, Lindy A. Spangler; sons, Scott C. Spangler and his wife, Rebecca, of Spring Grove, and Kip R. Spangler and his wife, Crystal Hertz, of York Springs; grandchildren, Christopher S. Spangler, Zachary M. Spangler, and Lindy S. Spangler; and great-grandchild, Michael S. Altland.

Wilbur M. “Matt” Swam, 44, of Shrewsbury, passed away July 21 at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore. He was a son of Shirley A. (Palmer) Swam of Shrewsbury and the late Wilbur M. Swam. Also surviving are sister, Melvina A. Farkas of Thomasville; and nieces, Rebecca Ingram of East York, Katrina Ingram of Etters, Laura Starner of York-New Salem and Mary Farkas of Thomasville.

Pauline J. “Polly” Hemler Todt, 88, of Edgegrove, passed away  July 22 at her home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond E. Todt. Survivors include children, Raymond E. Todt, Jr. and his wife, Sandra, of Baldwinsville, NY, Elaine M. Miller and her husband, Michael, Stephanie A. Baumgardner, Melanie S. Todt and Carol A. Bair, all of Hanover; brothers, Harold A. Hemler of Cato, NY, Robert J. Hemler of Cranbury, NJ, John G. Hemler and George W. Hemler, both of Hanover; sisters, Dolorous C. Dempster of Orange Park, FL, Shirley A. Crouse of Hanover, and Phyllis M. Reynolds of McSherrystown; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

Francis E. Topper, 70, of McSherrystown, passed away July 22 at the Hanover Hospital. He was the husband of Donna L. (Stormes) Topper. Also surviving are children, Bonnie Zinneman and her husband Steven of Hanover, and Frankie Topper and his wife Lacey of East Berlin; grandchildren, Brittany and Aaron Zinneman, Elissa and Avery Watkins; great-grandson, Laden Zinneman; and sister, Rose Carpenter of East Berlin.

Wayne Carroll Whittaker, 58, passed away June 30, 2015 in the company of his wife, Anita Elia, in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Surviving are daughter, Crystal of Finksburg; son, Ryan of Westminster; grandchildren; sister, Sylvia Christian of Charlotte, NC; brothers, Marvin Whittaker of Sykesville, Anthony Whittaker of Yardley, PA, and Dennis Whittaker of Randallstown, MD; nieces, nephews, and other relatives.