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Garnet Arlene Black Alwine, 91, of Hanover passed away September 30, at Homewood at Plum Creek. She was the wife of  the late Walter Edward Alwine. Survivors include her daughter, Beverly Alwine of Harrisburg; and nieces and nephews, Donna Lutz of Pipersville, Claude Black, Jr. of Belleville, Louise Deller of York and Kenneth Black of St. Petersburg, Fla.

Mary Switlick Bagwell, of Finksburg, passed away September 25, at Golden Living Center, Westminster. She was the wife of the late Robert Bagwell, Sr. Surviving are son Robert Bagwell, Jr. and sisters Helen Klesek and Irene Frensic.

Francis Levine Bollinger, 88, of Westminster passed away September 24, at Union Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of Mary Jean Nye Bollinger. He is also survived by daughters Catherine J. Shelton and husband Michael, Nancy A. Bollinger-Jones, Sondie J. Clarke and husband Wayne, Janice M. Bollinger-Redding and husband Doug and son Jeffrey F. Bollinger; grandchildren, great grandchildren, brother George A. Bollinger and sister Audrey Crist.

Mildred A. (Sterner) Bricker, 81, of Glenville passed away at home on September 28. She was the wife of the late Melvin W. Bricker. She is survived by her son, Michael W. Bricker and wife Lois of Zebulon N.C.; her daughters, Karen Sullivan and husband Douglas, Brenda Myers and husband Ned, Pamela Henry and husband Ronald and Debra Poff of Glenville; her grandchildren Eric, Jesse, Trudy, Ashley, Amy, Wesley, Tara, Ryan and Katelyn; her great-grandchildren Lance, Jenna, Cooper, and Paxton; brothers, David G. Sterner and Philip E. Sterner of Spring Grove; and many nieces and nephews.

Lois Viola Burr (nee Robinson) 89 of Westminster, passed away September 24. Wife of the late Rev. James E. Burr. Surviving are daughter Phyllis S. Evans and her husband Clarence Windsor, Ernest S. Burr and his wife Darlene; grandchildren; great-grandchildren.

George Richard Joseph Clift, III, 61, of Westminster, passed away September 27, at his home. He is survived by sons; George Richard Joseph Clift, IV, Jeremiah Clift and Joseph Clift; daughters and son-in-law, Danielle Clift and Rachel and Ryan Keeney; brother, Michael Clift and sisters and brother-in-law, Sharon and Phil Pickett and Diana Cogswell; grandchildren.

Mary R. Colgan, 87, of McSherrystown passed away September 28, at her home. Surviving are children, Patrice Smith of Aspers, Christopher Smith and his wife, Lori of Hanover and Kathleen Waxvik and her husband, Eric of Ashburn, Va.; grandchildren, Caroline French, Maria Smith and her husband, Eric Alwine, Charlotte Waxvik, Alex Smith and his wife, Sara, Eric Smith, Gideon French and his wife, Meredith and Joseph Waxvik; great-grandchildren, Natalie and Kendall Alwine, Sydney and Jameson Smith; and nieces and nephews; siblings, Frances Kress of Knoxville, Tenn., Jean Pressler of Lake Mary, Fla., Louise Bowman of Fresno, Calif., Carol Marzec of Lafayette, Ind. and Daniel Colgan of McSherrystown.

Donnie Gene Conley, 83, of Glen Rock passed away September 26,  at his home. He was the husband of Janet L. (Gladfelter) Conley. He also leaves a daughter, Denise I. Glatfelter and husband, Philip of Ormond Beach, Fla.; a son, Dwayne E. Conley and wife, Diane of Spring Grove; grandchildren, Stephanie Watson, Melissa Eicherly and husband, Dave, Kimberly Elicker, Matthew Conley and wife, Candi, Scott Conley and wife, Mary, Daniel Elicker and Jimmy Glatfelter; ten great-grandchildren; a sister, Eva Harman and husband, Ted of Etters; and a brother, Jay Hake and wife, Janice of Dover.

Wilmer Aaron “Willie” Crone, II, of Spring Grove passed away September 29, at York Hospital. He is survived by sisters, Reba H. Miller of West York and Trevadell Landis of Spring Grove; as well as nieces and nephews.

Jeffrey Leroy Curtis, 55 of Parrish, FL, formerly of Hampstead, MD, passed away on Sep. 24, in Parrish, FL. He is survived by wife, Deborah Curtis, and son, Timothy Curtis.

Elsie E. Daniel, 91, of Abbottstown passed away September 27, at ManorCare Health Services of Chambersburg. Elsie was the wife of the late Dale L. Daniel. She is survived by her children, Robert Miller, JeanAnn Frantum, Larry Miller, Thomas Miller; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; her sisters, Phyllis Seminoff, Marion Conti, Shirley Molloy.

Gail M. (Krout) Dennis, 76, of Spring Grove passed away September 28.

John L. Eller, 85, of York, passed away Sept. 24, at York Hospital. He was the husband of Helen L (Ford) Eller. John is also survived by a daughter, Clare Ullrich and her husband John of Davenport, Iowa; a son, John Eller II and his wife Shelva of York; and a daughter, Ruby L. Perry of Red Lion; grandsons, John L. Eller III and his wife Leanne of York, Thomas J. Eller and his wife Amy of Mt. Wolf, and Christopher J. Ullrich of Boulder, Colo.; great-grandchildren, Samuel J. Eller and Sarah E. Eller; and brother, Grayson Eller of Abbottstown.

Patsy M. (Stoner) Freed, of Gettysburg passed away at her home on September 29. She is survived by her husband, Edward C. Freed; a sister, Doris C. (Stoner) Heintzelman and her husband, Michael of Gettysburg; twin daughters, Tamela (Tami) Lardarello and her husband, Tony of Nashville, Tenn., and Pamela (Pam) Freed of McSherrystown; her grandchildren, Andrew Heintzelman of Gettysburg, Elizabeth Heintzelman of Glenville, and Abigail Mummert of Nashville, Tenn., and a great-granddaughter, Hailey Heintzelman of Glenville; along with extended family and many friends.

Richard Emanuel Fridinger, Sr., age 85, of Manchester, MD passed away September 25, at the Carroll Hospice Dove House in Westminster, MD. He was the husband of Ethel May Cole Fridinger.  Also surviving are his son, Richard E. Fridinger, Jr. and wife Judy of Manchester, granddaughters, Cassandra and Courtney Fridinger, both of Manchester and sisters, Mamie Koontz and Daisy Sisler, both of Westminster, MD.

Gerald T. Garretson, of Hanover passed away September 24, at Homewood at Plum Creek. He was the husband of June (Kump) Garretson. He is also survived by his daughter, Melissa G. DelMonego and husband, Brian; his grandson, Adam Joel DelMonego; his sister, Patricia Pyle; as well as nephews, Lindsey, Chris, and Wes Pyle.

Leonard F. “Gep” Gebhart, 86, of Hanover passed away September 24, at Hanover Hall Nursing Center. Surviving are children, Cindy Kelley of Abbottstown, Leonard Gebhart, II of McSherrystown, Anthony Gebhart and his wife, Jill of Hampstead, MD., Joan Sterner and her husband, Jerry of Hanover, and Joyce Potts and her husband, Denny of New Oxford; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

James A. Getty, 83, of Gettysburg, passed away Sept. 26. He is survived by his wife, Joanne; son, Charles Andrew Getty (Amy) of Fremont, Ohio; daughter, Margot Diane Good (Mark) of Stoutsville, Ohio; daughter, Marla Suzanne Getty of Powell, Ohio; and son, James David Getty of Columbus, Ohio; grandchildren, Michael Getty (Mary Beth), Jimmie Getty (Holly), Robert Furgeson (step-grandson), Jesse Poole, Kevin Poole (Ashley), and Kathleen Lowe (James), as well as several great-and great-great-grandchildren.

Patricia A. “Pat” (Erb) Gladfelter, 76, of Spring Grove passed away September 24, at Rest Haven, York. She was the wife of Phillip E. Gladfelter. She leaves a son, Robert S. Gladfelter and his wife, Kimberly of Glenville; three grandsons, James, Matthew and Joshua Gladfelter; a sister, Tammy Moser of Harrisburg; and a brother, Steven Erb of McSherrystown.

Vina Belle Hedges, age 97 of Westminster, MD passed away Sept. 26, at the Lorien Assisted Living in Taneytown, MD. She was the wife of the late Clifton Wright Hedges. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Roseanne Hedges of Westminster, MD: grandchildren, Garrett C. Hedges of Loveland Ohio, Kara Sasse of Washington, D.C. and great- grandchildren, Abbygael, Gagrielle and Everett Hedges, Finn and Else Sasse. Sisters, Marjorie Waddick of Kingston, Ohio and Dorothy Shanks of Clearwater, Florida and a brother, Charles Stewart of Fairfax, Virginia.

James M. “Jack” Helm, Sr., 77, of Littlestown passed away September 26, at the Hanover Hospital. He was the husband of Arlene F. (Toms) Helm. Also surviving, are sons, James Helm Jr. and wife, Debra of Spring Grove and Jon Helm and wife, Shelly of Gettysburg; and a daughter, Jill Trostle of Glenville; Stepsons, William Hawk Jr. and wife, Sandy of Taneytown, David Hawk of Littlestown and Terry Lee Hawk of Gettysburg; and stepdaughter, Deborah Hawk of Hanover; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and a sister, Deanna Kisner McQueen of Flemington, W.Va.

Edward “Ed” J. Hetrick, 85, of McSherrystown passed away September 30, 2015, at Hanover Hospital. He was the husband of the late Genevieve (Hockensmith) Hetrick. Ed is survived by his companion, Helen Ports of Hanover and her children, Dianne Croft of Hanover, David Ports of Hanover and James Ports of Hanover; nieces, Rebecca Turner and her husband Jim of Hanover and Dianne Scott and her husband John of New Oxford; nephews, Tom Krichten and his wife Deborah of New Oxford, Terry Krichten and his wife Deborah of McSherrystown, and Tony Krichten of Thomasville; his aunt, Margie Topper of York; sisters-in-law, Ann Krichten of McSherrystown and Sister Mary Canisia of Dallas, Pa.; and a brother-in-law, Cyril Hockensmith, Delaware.

Robert H. Kelley, Sr., 78, of Littlestown passed away Sept. 29. He was the husband of Shirley L. (Bowers) Kelley. He was the son of Ruth (Plank) Kelley of Gettysburg, and the late Cecil Kelley. He is also survived by his son Robert H. Kelley Jr. and wife Deanna of Littlestown; daughters, Lorie A. Bangs and Phillip Miller, and Linda A. Shanebroook and husband James, all of Littlestown; t grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brothers, Steve, Glen and Richard Kelley, all of Gettysburg; a sister, Nancy Reichart of Littlestown and companion Mariam Bange of Hanover.

William H. Kirk, 50, of Biglerville passed away September 29. He is survived by his wife Michelle L. (Rice) Kirk; his son, Kevin T. Romig of Honey Brook; a brother, Thomas H. and wife Patricia Kirk of Honey Brook and his parents; Robert H. and Elizabeth L. (Yawn) Kirk of East Berlin; mother-in-law JoAnn (Blosenski) Rice of Honey Brook; brother-in-law Keith E. and wife Jodie Rice of Honey Brook; nieces, Emily Kirk and companion Adam Winters and Madison Rice; nephews, Zachary Rice and Tanner Flinn.

Tressie Hankins Knabe passed away in Westminster, MD on Oct 1st at the age of 91. She was the wife Otis Kenneth Hankins and George Ernest Knabe. Tressie is survived by her son, Kenneth Hankins, Jr. of and his wife, Marty Silcox Hankins, Hampstead MD; brothers: Calvin Kenneth Simpkins of Woodstock, VA, and Harold Richard Simpkins of Hampstead, MD; grandchildren and great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Betty M. (Armold) Kopp, 90, of East Berlin passed away Sept. 30. She was the wife of the late Paul J. Kopp.

Mae E. (Irvin) Robinson LeGore, 94, of New Oxford passed away September 30, at The Brethren Home Community. She was the wife of the late John A. Robinson, and the late Richard H. LeGore, Jr. Mae is survived by daughters, Carolyn R. Geiger of Lancaster, Patricia A. Hancock of Langhorne, Marie S. Daley and her husband Dwight of Littlestown, and Maryann E. Robinson of Lancaster; five sons, Robert J. Robinson and his wife Shirley of East Berlin, Edward J. Robinson and his wife Jeannie of Hanover, Thomas P. Robinson and his wife Sharon of Abbottstown, Michael F. Robinson and his wife Deborah of New Oxford, and Vincent W. Robinson and his spouse Ashua Bolton of Bowling Green, Ky.; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and her twin sister, Marie E. Lahr of York.

Dale L. Livengood, 80, of Finksburg, passed passed away September 27. Survivors include brother, Dal Livengood of Olathe, Kansas; sister, Sharon (Gary) Ihde of Overland Park, Kansas; nieces, great nieces; nephews, great nephews, and many special cousins and friends.

Anne Mary Manko, 91, of Westminster formerly of Reisterstown passed away September 28, at Carroll Lutheran Village in Westminster. She was the wife of William M. Manko. Also surviving is her daughter-in-law Theresa Manko Smith; and her grandson Jason Manko Smith.

Meghan T. McKinney, 23, of Aspers passed away  Sept. 29.  In addition to her parents, she is survived by brothers, Colton D. McKinney of Aspers, Carter D. McKinney of Biglerville; step-father Richard Killen and step-brother Matt Killen of Aspers; paternal grandmother, Marsha Baker of East Berlin; maternal grandmother Carol Heide of Harrisburg; maternal grandfather, Alan Jackson of Palmyra; aunts, Kim McKinney and Kelly Jackson; uncles, Christopher and Andrew Jackson; step-grandmother Joan Killen and step-aunts Kim Mentzer and Linda Shreve.

Deborah R. Molison, 71, of Hanover wife of Robert E. Molison, passed away September 27, at Hanover Hospital. She is also survived by sons, Christopher Dexter Molison and his wife, Robin, of Hanover, Matthew Scott Molison of Belfast, ME, and Jeremy Lyn Molison and his wife, Melissa, of Hanover; grandchildren, Colton, Tyler, Jacob, Emily, Hannah, Megan, Katie, Morgan and Noah Molison; siblings, Mary Bankert, Jean, Sam, Don, Ed, Bill, Alice, Anita, John, Jim and Tim Kauffman; and many nieces and nephews.

Glenn C. Naugle, 77, Gettysburg, passed away Sept. 25, at the Gettysburg Hospital. Glenn is survived by his wife, Marie Pritt Naugle. He is also survived by a son, David C. Naugle of Baltimore, Md.

William M. “Billy” Noble, 20, of Taneytown, passed away September 26, at his residence. He was the son of Donna Frances Bittner Noble of Taneytown and the late William Ralph Noble, Jr. He is also survived by sister Rachel F. Barnes and fiancé Tommy Gildersleeve of Westminster, a brother Raymond W. Barnes of McSherrystown, PA, nephew Roman Carter Barnes and maternal grandfather, Donald C. Bittner of Baltimore.

John Milton Sachs passed away Sept. 24. He was the wife of the late Ivris Emmajane Ferguson. Surviving are children: Johnny Sachs (Cindy Tavares) of Hanover; Estella Rollender (Douglas) of Gettysburg; Ronald Sachs of Roanoke, Va.; Jeanette Walker (David) of New York; Ivris Jolene Macks (Robert) of York Springs; Lindora Myers (Jeff) of New Oxford.; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.

Barbara J. Sanner, 62, of Littlestown passed away September 28, at her home. She was the wife of Carl P. “Jack” Sanner, Jr. Also surviving are her daughter, Laura Howard & Mike Soliday of Gettysburg; her son Paul “Rob” Hughes of Westminster; her grandchildren: Stephanie & Megan, Mia, Emma & Owen; her twin sister, Beverly Burton of Fenton, MI; her brother Wayne DeLap of Cape Coral, FL and nieces and nephews.

Bertha May Scroggy, 97, passed away September 24, at Golden Living Center in Westminster, MD. She was the wife of the late Paul James Scroggy. May is survived by her daughter, Louise Flora and her husband, Frank of Westminster; her grandsons Christopher and wife Juanita of Westminster, Stephen and wife Christina of Scottsdale, AZ and Robert and girlfriend Vanessa Nakoski of Mt. Airy; great-grandchildren Kaitlyn and Nathan Flora of Westminster and Jillian, Valerie and Patrick Flora of Scottsdale, AZ; brother William Smith of Largo, FL and Howard Smith and wife Karen of Prescott, AZ.

Diane Evelyn Talbott, 70, of Upperco, passed away September 26, at her home. She was the former wife of the late George Ptaszynski and the wife of the late William B. Talbott. Surviving are her daughter and son-in-law, Victoria (“Viki”) and Brian Young of Upperco; son, Theodore Ptaszynski of Baltimore; granddaughters, Alexandra Young and Samantha Young, both of Upperco; and sister and brother-in-law, Rosemary and Walt Kord of Peachtree City, GA.

E. Scott Tomlinson, 77, of New Oxford passed away September 28, at his residence.  

George J. Tyler, 76, of Gettysburg, PA passed away September 23, at the Genesis Gettysburg Center, in Gettysburg, PA. He was the husband of Kathleen (Howard) Tyler, Also surviving, are children, George L. Tyler of CA, Michael and Edee Tyler, Sr. of Brunswick, Tammy Acton and husband Conrad of VA, Patricia Long and husband Eric of WV, Mark Tyler and wife Olga of CA, Georgia Ann Thompson and husband Russell of Hanover, PA, Madeline Kipps and husband Lester of Gettysburg, PA, and John Tyler and wife Nichole of Taneytown; brother, Norman Tyler of Owings Mills; sister, Margie Heinz of Westminster; grandchildren, Michael, Ray, Josh, Erica, Khloe, Patrick, Steven, and John Tyler, Michelle Keyton, Lester Kipps III, Nicole and Hannah Kipps, Tyler Murray, Fran and Steve Thompson, Ashley Long, and Michael Nelson; great-grandchildren, Keira Murray, Devyn, Hailey, Peyton, and Quinn Tyler, Graysen McLane, and Brayden and Jocelyn Keyton; and many nieces and nephews.

John H. Wiegand, Jr., 64, of Biglerville passed away September 28, at the Gettysburg Hospital. He is survived by his wife Evelyn Mae Wiegand; daughters, Sue M. Wiegand Munshour of Gettysburg and Bonnie J. Wiegand of Biglerville; grandchildren, Ashley and Nicholas Munshour, both of Gardners; sister, Darlene A. Freet of Clear Water, Fla.; and brother, James F. Wiegand of Waxhaw, N.C.; and several nieces and nephews.

Wilbur Wireman, 81, of Littlestown entered passed away September 23, at SpiriTrust Lutheran of Gettysburg. He was the husband of Geraldine E. (Frymyer) Wireman. Wilbur is also survived by his sons, Wilbur “Willie” W. Wireman of Ft. Howard, Md., Gregory L. Wireman of Clearwater, Fla., Cary G. Wireman of Littlestown, and his son, Craig A. Wireman, and his wife, Jill of Colorado Springs, Colo.; grandchildren, Sarah Bodle, Rachel Wireman, Jake Wireman, and Trent Daley; great-grandchildren, Madison Bodle and Cody Bodle; and his sister, Teresa Wireman.

Ada A. (McAfee) Wolf, 91, of New Oxford passed away September 26, at Gettysburg Hospital. She was the wife of the late Maurice O. Wolf. Ada is also survived by a son, Bernard L. McAfee, Sr. and his wife, Myrtle of Sabillasville, Md.; daughters, Darlene W. Shrader and her husband, Stan, Shelby W. Barrett and her husband, Stephen, Christine W. Poole and her husband, Brian and Marcella Rockey and her husband, Carl, all of New Oxford; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandson.