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Gary Lee Chevillar, 61, Deland, FL, passed away July 3. He is survived by his wife, Kerry (Young) Chevillar; daughters and their families: Jennifer (Chevillar) and Jay Luckabaugh, their children, Haley and Brock of New Oxford; Erica (Chevillar) and Tanyon Sturtze, daughter, Mariah Lee of Delray Beach, Fla.; and Brooke (Chevillar) and Ted Martin, expected son Teddy of DeLand, Fla.;  his parents, Roland and Evelyn Chevillar of Hanover; and brother, Kevin Chevillar of Spring Grove.

Byron Edward Crouse, 82, of Taneytown, MD, passed away July 9 at his home. He was the husband of Shirley Berkemeier Crouse. In addition to his wife, he is survived by children, David Crouse and companion Barbara Buffington, Helen Airing and husband Larry, and Donald Crouse, all of Taneytown; sisters, Thelma Jane Reaver of Westminster, and Deanna Sell of Taneytown; and several nieces and nephews.

L. Daniel ("Dan") Cullison, 63, Hanover, passed away June 23 at his home. He is survived by his wife, Vivian; a brother, Richard Cullison, of Biglerville; sister Mary Cullison of Millsboro, Delaware; and sister Patricia Heberling of Littlestown; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Florence H. Deitz, 91, passed away July 7 at Fairhaven in Sykesville. She was the wife of the late Ralph Edgar Deitz. Surviving are son and daughter-in-law James E. and Mary E. Deitz of Columbus, OH, daughter Gail L. Deitz of Eldersburg, grandchildren Lisa Arndt, James Wenzel, Kaitlyn, Nickolas and Elizabeth Deitz, and great grandchildren.

Glen "Doc" Desrosiers, 67, Hanover, passed away June 28 at home. He was the husband of Sandra L. (Hertel) Desrosiers, Hanover and the son of Jacqueline Mae (Oullette) Wentz, York, and the late Henry Marcel Desrosiers. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a step-son, Bryan Sharrow and wife Juliet, Hanover; tdaughters, Jessie Duren, Jamie Desrosiers and Jodi Kirsten; and grandchildren.

Mildred "Millie" Eckert Hankey, 92, passed away July 5 at Transitions Healthcare in Gettysburg. Mrs. Hankey was predeceased by her husband, Roland L. "Snoball" Hankey, Sr. She is survived by her daughter, Connie Hankey Tyson and companion, Eric Poole of Mechanicsburg; a son, Roland L. Hankey, Jr. and wife, Mary of Gettysburg; grandchildren, Roland L. Hankey, III and wife, Michelle, Stephanie Hankey Potts and husband, Jason, Daniel Hankey and wife, Aimee, and Tina Bosserman Kuykendall and husband, Alan; eight great-grandchildren, Rebecca Hankey, Courtney Hankey, Ryan Hankey, Josh Hankey, Michael Hankey, Parker Hankey, Jordan Nye, and Jason Nye; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Sigrid " Sig" Manning Etter, 71 of Eldersburg, MD, passed away July 3 at Carroll Hospital Center She was the spouse of Robert "Bob" J. Etter. Surviving in addition to her husband are Son Scott Van Cleve of Baltimore, son and daughter-in-law Sean and Bethann Van Cleve of Baltimore, stepsons and wives John and Tammy Etter of Manassas, VA, Bill and Laura Etter of Hampstead, MD . grandchildren Freya Van Cleve, Jacob and Luke Etter, sister Margaret and husband Ronald of New Bern, NC, Nephews Chris, Brian and Andy Preston of NC, sister-in-law Joanne and husband Ronald Davidson of ND and numerous other family members.

Mary Helen Grogg, 74, passed away July 10 at Transitions in Sykesville, MD. She was the wife of the late Forrest J. Grogg. Surviving are children, Teresa Gostomski and husband Tony of Marriottsville, and Michael Grogg of Stafford, VA; brothers Jerry Nelson of Baltimore, David Nelson of Glen Burnie; grandchildren, Claire and Kelly Gostomski.

Grace "G" Hahn, 81, of Westminster, passed away July 5 at Longview Nursing Home in Manchester. She was the wife of the late Conrad William Hahn. Surviving are a son Joseph Hahn of Lindenhurst, NY, a daughter Patricia Slessinger of Westminster, a brother Marino Abbondondolo, grandchildren Tara Mele and husband Craig, Chris Hahn, Melanie Shoff and husband Jason, Stacy Martucci and husband Keith and Joseph Slessinger and fiancé Kaitlyn Hyman; great-grandchildren Avari and Connor Shoff and Dylan Mele.

Gregory Lynn Haifley, 60, of Manchester, passed away July 5 at his home. He was the husband of the late Mary Elizabeth "Beth" Nusbaum Haifley.  Surviving are children Krista Haifley of Manchester; and Brian Haifley and wife Lauren of Churchville, his siblings Kathy Voight of Westminster, and Jodie Haifley of Texas; his grandchildren Corey Haifley, Madison, Kayla, Shawn Pittinger , and Beth Haifley.

Freda L. "Fred" Harbaugh, 55, of Gettysburg, passed away July 5 at her home. Fred is survived by her husband, Mark D. Harbaugh; daughters, Stephanie A. Wilt and husband Michael Wilt Jr. and Joann Klinefelter and husband Keith both of Gettysburg; grandchildren, Meghan and Tyler Wilt and Payton Klinefelter; sisters, Rhonda Guise of Biglerville, and Georganna Ayers of Aspers; mother-in-law, Martha Harbaugh of Gettysburg.

Francis Edward (Johnnie) Harrison, Sr., 79, of Union Bridge passed away July 6.  He is survived by his wife, the former Edwina (Dwinnie) Linthicum; children, F. Edward Jr., Christie (friend Fred Kiger), Gregory (Kelly), James, and Joe (Dana), "stepson-in-law," Ed Gunneaux, "adopted" sons, Michael Ferguson (Sandy), Tom Seal (Eileen) and Norman "Peanut" Pyles (Nancy), grandchildren: Ryan, Sarah, Frannie Harrison, Lynda Harrison, Dominic Picarella, Tyler Harrison, Diana McCutcheon, Kelsie, Jacob, and Kaileigh Harrison, Amber and Jonathan Baxley, great grandchildren, sister, Loretta Widerman, sister-in-laws, Jeannie Mullinix, Anita Sue Kent (Steve), and Shirley Harrison, many nieces and nephews.

Raymond A. "Ray" Jones, 72, Hanover, passed away at home July 9. Ray was the husband to Kathleen D. (Adams) "Kathi" Jones, Hanover. In addition to his wife, Ray is survived by his children, Stephen J. Gambal, III, Hanover, Raymond T. Jones, Perkasie, Joseph F. Gambal, Myrtle Beach, S.C., Shannon D. Kretz, Myrtle Beach, S.C., Gregory A. Jones, Raleigh, N.C., Rachael A. Brannock, Hanover, Bryann S. Shaffer, Hanover and Ashleigh Behanna-Jones, Hanover; foster children, Eyrica, Liza, Montana and her daughter Adrianna; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Debra L. Kauffman, 50, of Gettysburg, passed away July 1 at her home. She was the wife of David R. Kauffman, of Gettysburg. In addition to her husband she is survived by her daughter, Ashley Kauffman of Gardners; her grandson, Jamison Kauffman; her brother, Tim Pyles of Orrtanna; step-sister, Jeanne Hartman Harris; and step-brother, Mike Hartman.

Miriam E. Kimball, 88, Spring Grove, passed away July 4 at the home of her daughter. She was the wife of the late Foster J. Kimball, Jr. Surviving are sons, Stephen E. Kimball and his wife, Linda of York, and K. Scott Kimball and his wife, Sue of Dover; a daughter, Kimberly J. Staub and her husband, Jeffrey of Spring Grove; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and a brother, Merle Hoover of New Oxford.

Linda J. Kranias, 59, Gettysburg, passed away July 8. She was the daughter of Betty Landis Shriner of Fairfield and the late L. Glenn Shriner and the wife of Ernie Kranias.Surviving are her mother, Betty L. Shriner; and siblings and their families: Ann E. Wright of Biglerville; James G. Shriner and wife Cheryl of Urbana, Ill. and Gregory A. Shriner and wife Susan of Williamsburg, Va.; brothers-in-law: Richard G. Kranias and wife Susan of Kensington, Md., David M. Lutz of Gettysburg, and William E. Lutz and wife Linda of Knox, Ind.; nieces and nephews: Daniel A. and Lauren E. Wright, Marshall G., Clare V., Sarah E., Thomas G. Shriner, Sophia G. and Nicholas J. Kranias, Jennifer L. and Katherine E. Bye.

Russell A. Leidy, 55, of Littlestown, passed away July 2, at the home of his parents in Littlestown. He was the son of Richard F. & Frances M. (Harmon) Leidy. Surviving is a son, Russell A. Leidy, II and wife, Kendall; a daughter, Sabrina M. Schue and husband, Lester, all of Littlestown; grandchildren: Lester, Gabriel, Parker and Jaxson; a brother, Randy S. Leidy and wife, Kim, of McSherrystown; sisters, Kathie Messinger and fiance, Eric Zimmer of Waynesboro and Penny Mohlhenrich and husband, John, of Hanover; and former wife, Melony A. (Becker) Leidy of FL.

Nancy Calhoun Norman Leonard, 82, passed away July 6 at the Fairhaven Health Care Center, Sykesville. She was the wife of the late Richard Russell Clay Leonard, Jr. Surviving are sons; Richard C. Leonard, III of Hampstead and Andrew Ian Calhoun Leonard of Sykesville; daughter, Elizabeth Anne Leonard Robinette of Westminster and brother, Donald Norman of Fullerton, CA; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Beatrice R. Lookenbill, 91, Spring Grove, passed away July 10 at Pleasant Acres, York. She was the wife of the late James F. Lookenbill. Surviving are her daughter, Nancy Yingling and husband, Wayne of Spring Grove; son, Donald Lookenbill and wife, Valerie of Lititz; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

Franklin Olds Loveland, III, 72, passed away June 28 at the Gettysburg Center. He was the husband of Christine Loveland. In addition to his wife, Christine, he is survived by his son, David; his daughter, Elizabeth; his sister, Janet; and his niece Cory Shea.

June C. Maus, 89, formerly of Shillington, passed away July 7 in Cross Keys Village, New Oxford. She was the wife of Robert C. Maus. Survivors include a daughter, Eileen L. (Maus) Thomas, wife of Kenneth Z. Thomas, Littlestown; grandchildren: Chad Thomas, Eric Thomas, Molly Larkin; and great-grandchildren.

David Perry McMaster, 50,Bonneauville, passed away July 3 at his home. He was the son of Larry Edward McMaster and the late N. Carol (Blain) McMaster. In addition to his father, Larry, David is survived by sisters, Judith S. Flickinger of Littlestown and Cindy A. McMaster of Bonneauville; brother, John M. McMaster of Bonneauville; nephews, Andrew B. McMaster of Bonneauville and Stephen A. Flickinger of Gettysburg; nieces, Jennifer L. Flickinger of Hagerstown, Md., and Summer R. Bennett of Tennessee; and step-niece, Gabrielle Mott of Bonneauville.

Joseph P. Monaco, II, 51, York, passed away July 3 at his home. He was the husband of Denise R. (Moser) Monaco and a son of Joseph P., Sr. and Deanna G. (Sanford) Monaco. Joseph is survived by his wife and parents; stepson, Jerimy Tusing; grandchildren, Cody and Alisha Tusing; sisters, Sherry Rudasill and her husband, David, and Lisa DeLee and her husband, Wiliam; and nieces and nephews.

Andrew F. Mowinckel, 99, passed away July 4 at Long View Nursing Home in Manchester. Twice married, he was the husband of the late Anna Virginia Macauley Mowinckel and the late Doris Berry Mowickel.  Surviving are sons and daughter-in-law, Ralph Mowinckel of Bel Air and Larry and Chris Mowinckel of Catonsville; daughters and son-in-law, Jean Woodworth and her significant other, Gary Brook of Hampstead and Julie and Buddy Geng of Woodstock; sister-in-law, Louise Macauley of Maryland; grandsons, C. R. Woodworth, Chris Geng, Tony Geng and Robbie Mowinckel; granddaughters, Kim Woodworth and Tabetha Buchanan; great-grandchildren and great-great-granddaughter.

Ruth I. Niner, 93, of Westminster, passed away July 7 at Lookabout Manor. She was the wife of the late Joseph E. Niner. Surviving are sisters Betty Copenhaver and husband Ray of Taneytown and Martha Brown of McSherrystown; nieces and nephews.

Zachary Matthew Olwine, 21, of Westminster, Maryland, passed away July 2 at his home. He was the son of John Edward Olwine of New Windsor and Patricia M. (Metzbower) Redmer of Manchester. In addition to his parents he is survived by his paternal grandfather, George R. Olwine of Arbutus; step-father, Bruce Redmer of Manchester; sister, Jenny Rice and husband Mike of Glen Burnie; brother, Jeff Olwine and wife Kim of New Windsor; nieces and nephews, Ava and Matthew Olwine, Ashley and Alyson Baummer, Brandon and Nichole Rice, aunts, uncles and cousins.

Tracey Adair Overland, 45, of Hampstead, passed away July 6 at the Carroll Hospital Center in Westminster. She was the daughter of Mary (Van Slyke) Bush of Hampstead and the late Thomas Bush and the wife of Gregory Anthony Overland. Surviving in addition to her husband and mother are sons, Nickolas A. Overland, and Kevin M Overland; daughter, Katelyn E. Overland; stepdaughter, Amanda L. Blanton of Newport Beach, CA; brother, Thomas Bush, Jr. of Washington Court House, OH; sister, Ashley Bush of Hampstead.

Shirley May Palmisano, wife of the late Philip J. Palmisano, Sr., passed away July 7. She is survived by children, Jo Ann Morissey, Patricia Horrigan and Philip (Jay) Palmisano, Jr.; grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-granddaughter.

L. Claire Phillips, 72, of Biglerville, passed away July 7 at the Gettysburg Hospital. Mrs. Phillips is survived by her husband, Paul E. Phillips; children, Col. P. Michael Phillips and wife Jennifer Lynn of Gettysburg; Brian W. Phillips and wife Kathryn Korn of Chaska, Minn.; Kathleen M. Clagett and husband Tim of Boyds, Md., and Darrin J. Phillips of Clarksburg, Md.; and grandchildren.

Neva W. Pollock, 86, passed away July 4 at the Gettysburg Lutheran Home. Neva is survived by her husband Raymond "Ray" Pollock; a son, Steven Noyes and his wife Valerie of Fallon, Nev.; step-sons, Clifford Pollock and his wife Melissa of Ithaca, N.Y., Craig Pollock and his wife Sharon of Los Alamitos, Calif.; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; brothers, Drummond Wheeler of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Robert Wheeler of Atlanta, Ga.

Dorothy “Louise” Reifsnider, 76, of Gettysburg, passed away July 5 at her home. Louise is survived by children; Paul Reifsnider, Gene Reifsnider, Cindy Davis, Robin Robinson, Melody Reifsnider, Tom Reifsnider, Ronnie Reifsnider, Wendy Reifsnider and Dennis Reifsnider; sister, Betty Yingling, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Robert H. Rife, 82, Glen Rock passed away July 7 at his home. He was the husband of the late Betty L. (Hoover) Rife. Surviving are a daughter, Melinda Sue Hughes of Glen Rock; a grandson, Adam E. Hughes, also of Glen Rock; step-sisters, Anna May Kline and Ruth Deardorf; a step-brother, John Deardorf.

Coralea R. Riggeal, 82 of Gettysburg, passed away July 1 in the Gettysburg Lutheran Home. Surviving are her husband, Ivan Z. Riggeal and her son Brian K. (Carolyn) Slaybaugh of Orrtanna; step-son, Jeffrey G. Riggeal of Winter Haven, Fla,, step-daughter Vickie V. (Mike) Gastley of Fairfield; grandchildren and step-grandchildren; step-great grandchildren, and sisters, Marie Selby of Harney, Md., Wanda Strickhouser of Dover, and Janet Kriet of Westminster, Md.

James F. Rohrback, Jr., husband of Sandy L. Rohrback (nee Quinn). passed away July 4. Surviving are children, Karen L. Yirka and Jami A. Beahm; grandchildren, Amy M. Brown, Eric J. Yirka, Samantha B. Beahm, Emily C. Beahm, and Piper L. Beahm; great grandson, Wesley Jackson Brown; and sister, Janet B. Robey.

George Ann "Rusty" Sentz, 66, Dover, passed away July 9 at York Hospital. She was the wife of Norman R. Sentz, Jr. In addition to her husband, George Ann is survived by a son, Jason Sharer in Israel; a granddaughter, Jellybean Normal; brothers, Phillip Peters and Lonnie Granlee, both of Tampa, Fla.; a sister, Margaret Granlee of Tampa, Fla.; and aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.

Kathleen R. Shearer, 94, passed away July 4 at the Brethren Home Nursing Center. She was the wife of the late George W. Shearer. Kathleen is survived by children, Miriam R. Rang of Littlestown, G. Mark Shearer and wife, Mary Ellen of Hanover, and Karen D. Parenteau and husband, Mark of Frederick, Md.; son-in-law, Gary Collingsworth of Hanover; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and sisters, Ruthanna Starner of New Oxford, and Marian J. Louey of Hanover.

Rose M. Sheely, 89, passed away July 5 at Hanover Hall Nursing Center. Surviving are her daughter, Gina Hunter of Hanover;  nephews, Chuck Little of Hanover and Bernie Little of York; and a niece, Carol Little Housenfluck of Alabama.

Mary Alice Shimoda, 81, of Fort Collins, Colorado passed away June 28 at home.  Mary is survived by her husband, Wilbert; sons, Todd and wife Linda Shimoda of Upland, CA, Matthew and wife Donna Shimoda of Westminster, MD, and Gregory Shimoda of Orlando, FL; grandchildren, Jessica Shimoda-Burgess & husband Steven, of Colorado Springs, CO, Adam Shimoda & wife Brittany of Gaithersburg, MD, and Alison Shimoda of Westminster, MD; great grandson, Colton Burgess; sisters, Betsy Dade and husband Jerry of Glen Dora, CA and Carolyn Bell and husband Gary of Nixa, MO.

Clara E. Shriver, 59 of Gettysburg, passed away July 9 at her home. She is survived by her husband, Donald C. Shriver; sons: Lance W. and Travis W. Shriver, both of Gettysburg, a sister Shirley Kuhn of Biglerville and brothers: David C. Mentzer of Gardners, Ralph Mentzer of Hellam, Melvin F. Mentzer, Jr. of Gardners and Richard E. Mentzer of Harrisburg.

Denise Roslyn "DeDe" Sorensen, 52, formerly of Hanover, passed away at home in Sunnvale, CA, on July 5. She was the wife of Craig Sorensen. DeDe is survived by her husband, Craig, and children, Michael, Cynthia, Paul, and Daniel.

Wendy A. Stauffer, 54, Littlestown, passed away July 8 at her home. She was the wife of Craig A. Stauffer. Surviving, in addition to her husband, are children, Anna M. Stauffer, Emily M. Stauffer, and Ben R. Stauffer, all of Littlestown; a sister, Lori Lupolt and husband, Chris of Selinsgrove; a niece, Sara Lupolt of Washington, D.C.; nephews, Alex Lupolt of Selinsgrove and Brayden and Christian Stauffer of York; and aunt Daryl and uncle Nevin Raubenstine of Hanover.

Donald Archie Summers, passed away June 28. He is survived by his wife, Maureen; his daughter, Donna; his son-in-law, Walter; and his grandchildren, William and Charlotte.

Charles S. Taylor, 94, Fairfield, passed away July 5 at the York Hospital. He was preceded in death by his wife, Edna Sechler Taylor. Mr. Taylor is survived by children, Pamela Taylor Wieseman and her husband Mark of Victoria, Texas, Gordon "Randy" Taylor and his wife Pam of Heidlersburg, Kevan Scott Taylor and his wife Ruth of Orrtanna, Melissa Taylor Parr and her husband Ronald of Buchanan Valley; grandchildren, Ian Wieseman, Kirsten Wieseman, Kaitlin Wieseman, Michael Taylor, Aubrey Taylor Emig, Makenzie Taylor, Jenna Taylor, Benjamin Parr, Kimberly Parr; and great-grandchildren.

Nannie Marie Turfle, 73, passed away July 5 at the Carroll Hospital Center in Westminster.  She is survived by her children Jeffry Turfle and wife Susan of Westminster, and Jena Rinehart and husband Bryan of Taneytown; her brother Arnold Hill of West Virginia; her grandchildren Bradley and Haley Turfle, Brett Rinehart and Kayla Rinehart Windsor and husband Dallas; her great-grandchildren Carter and Connor Windsor.

Mary Benton Vannoy, 82, of Gettysburg, passed away July 8 at her home. She was the wife of Howard H. Vannoy. In addition to her husband, Mary is survived by her daughters, Brenda Singer, Christy Vannoy, and Elizabeth Bertram, all of Gettysburg; grandchildren, Carlie Singer, Emily Bertram, Lora Bertram and Aidan Bertram; her husband's sister, Ardena Spicer; and her brother's wife, Kathryn Benton.

Arlene Dorothy (Meckley) Wentz, 94, passed away July 4 at Homewood at Plum Creek. She was the wife of the late George A. Wentz. Her survivors include sisters and brothers, Marguerite Nonemaker of Hanover, Marvin Meckley of Spring Grove, Burnell Meckley and his wife, Janet of Hanover, Pearl Stagemyer of Hanover, Donald Meckley and his wife, MaryLou of Hanover, Jean Sprenkle and her husband, David of Hanover, and Roger Meckley and his wife, Jeanette of The Villages, Fla.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Audrey B. Wild, 81, Brooksville, FL, passed away July 5 at Oak Hill Hospital. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Cleatis Rode and second husband, Edward G. (Ted) Wild. She is survived by stepchildren, Jerome Rode (and Jane) of Atlanta, Ga., Nancy Hoffman (and Frank) of Moorseville, N.C., Roger Wild (and Lil) of Dexter, Ga., Bonnie Patton of Hagerstown, Md., Rick Wild of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., and Robert B. Wild of Spring Hill, Fla.; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Margaret Irene Wire, 67, of Taneytown, passed away July 6 at the Carroll Hospice Dove House. She was the wife of David B. Wire, III. In addition to her husband, she is survived by sons Danny DeHart and David Wayne DeHart, both of Frederick, brothers Earl Shifflet of Frederick and Clifford Shifflet of Brunswick, brothers and sisters-in-law Jennifer Gettle of Finksburg, Cheryl Fowler and companion John Hrycek of Union Bridge, Wanda Britton of Westminster and Robert and Beth Wire of Catonsville.

Charlotte Ann Wisner, 84 of Inverness, FL passed away at Hospice of Citrus and The Nature Coast of Inverness, FL. She is survived by her husband, Howard Robert Wisner, Sr. of Inverness, FL; children: Howard Jr. Robert, Leonard , John, Teresa Marie Wisner Shipley and Charles; brothers and sisters Leonard , Robert, Bernard, Frances Quade, Mary Ann Null, Mary Frances, Charles, John, Joseph, James, and Henry; grandchildren: Christopher, Thomas, Jason, Chad, Jennifer, Edward, Adam, Bradley and Casey and great grandchildren: Amanda, Dawson, Logan, Kiley and Brody; extended family that she cared for included Cindy Hoff Buckwalter and Heather Hoff.

Robert E. Zawada, 64, of Gettysburg, passed away July 3 at the York Hospital. He was the husband of Lynette I. (Lange) Zawada. In addition to his wife, Lynette, Robert is survived by children, Scott W. Zawada of Carlisle and Christopher R. Zawada of Camp Hill; grandchildren, Christopher R. Zawada, Jr., Zachary Zawada and Cierra P. Zawada; great-grandchild, Ethan Zawada; and brothers, Ronald Zawada, Edward Zawada and Allen Zawada.