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Obituaries

Thomas Stuart Anania, 59, of Taneytown, passed away April 8. He was the son of Peter Victor Anania and Nancy Lee Mulcahy of Ellicott City. Also surviving are brothers, Peter V. Anania, Jr. of Ellicott City, David S. (Barbara Ann) Anania of New Windsor, and Andrew J. Anania of Thurmont; and nieces and nephew, Elizabeth Anania, Ashen Anania, Tara Anania and Robin Harlan.

Dr. Steven L Bramer, 56, of Mt. Airy, passed away April 10 in Gilchrist hospice care in Towson. He was the son of Marie (Rigatti) Bramer and the late Fred Bramer. Steven is also survived by his wife, Dianne; daughter, Jennifer; granddaughter, Molly; son, Josh; brothers, Todd (Wendy) and Scott (Grace); father-in-law, James Pletcher; in-laws, Gary (Deb) Pletcher, Tom (Pam) Pletcher, Tim (Fay) Pletcher, Joanne (Jim) Burger; nieces, nephews and great-nephews.

Mark H. Brown, 47, of Hanover, passed away April 7 at his home. He was the son of Donald E. and Jacqueline K. (Hoffman) Brown. Mark was the husband of Vicki L. (Menges) Brown. He is also survived by sons, Clay K. Brown and Grant M. Brown, both at home; daughter, Lexis B. Brown of State College; brother, Neal E. Brown of Hanover; sister, Melissa M. Hoster of East Berlin; aunts, uncles and cousins.

Chester E. Chronister, Sr., 98, passed away April 9 at Gettysburg Hospital. He was the widower of Leona E. (Sowers) Chronister. Chester is survived by daughters, Carole E. (Stanley) Aldinger of York Springs, and Nancy E. (James) Showers of Aspers; sons, Kenneth E. Chronister, and Jack E. Chronister, both of York Springs; grandchildren; stepgrandchildren; great-grandchildren; stepgreat-grandchildren; brother, Walter Chronister of Mechanicsburg; and sister, Nadine Simpson of Hanover.

Carol Lee Cline, 72, of Hampstead, passed away April 8. She was the wife of the late Norman Bernie Cline, Sr. Carol is survived by daughter, Colleen (Rick) Cardwell; son, Bernie (Chris) Cline; grandchildren, Mackenzie, Ainsley, Michael, Jennifer (Greg) and Mark; great-grandchildren, Greg and Lane; nieces and nephews.

Rafael Leon Cortada, PhD., passed away at age 83. He is survived by his wife, Selonie; children, Celia (Donald) Dokas, Natalia Houston, and Rafael Cortada, Jr.; grandchildren, Alex, Noelle, Marshall, Zachary, Rafael and Alicia; nephew, William (Susan) Jones; and family in Puerto Rico and New York.

John Warren Crosby, 76, of Finksburg, passed away April 12 at Carroll Hospice Dove House. He was the husband of Margaret E. Crosby. Also surviving are nephew, Troy Crosby of Morganton, NC; cousin, Bonnie (Joe) Hodski of Baltimore; great-nieces and great-nephews.

Betty Jean Davis, 82, of Westminster, passed away April 8. She is survived by her husband, John Davis, Sr.; sons, John N. (Alice) Davis, Jr. of Westminster, Marty D. Davis of Clarkson, NY; sister, Della Mae Wilson of Cincinnati, OH; grandchildren; great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

Raymond Decker, Jr., 83, formerly of York Springs, passed away April 11 at Pleasant Acres Nursing Home in York. He was the husband of the late Dorothy J. (Witter) Decker. Ray is survived by daughters, Barbara Smith, Sharon Ard and Joy Mason; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; sisters, Shirley Smith, Rosie McArthy and Miriam Morrow; nieces and nephews.

Macleta R. “Sis” Dubs, 91, formerly of Hanover, passed away April 8 at Cross Keys Village, The Brethren Home Community. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilfert J. Dubs. Survivors include sons, Larry (Deborah) Dubs, and Terry (Debra) Dubs; grandchildren, Katelyn (Steven) and Kendall (Joshua); stepgrandchildren, Teresa (James)and Heather; great-grandchild, Camdyn; stepgreat-grandchildren, Brittany, Nikki, Jeremiah, Abigail, Jordan, Jenna, and Sarah; stepgreat-great-grandchild, Cataleya, Xzavier, and Toretta; sister-in-law, Dolly Reichert; and brother-in-law, Raymond Dubs.

Steven A. Edwards, 62, passed away April 8 at York Hospital.

Alvis “Susie” Hawkins Garver, 75, of Taneytown, formerly of Westminster, passed away April 7 at the Carroll Hospital Center. She is survived by her companion, Paul G. Garver; daughters, Susanne Joy Whitehurst of Ellicott City and Stacie Lee Whitehurst of Columbia; brother, T. Earl (Mary) Hawkins of Westminster; sisters, Jewell (Doug) Geouge and Linda Lantz, both of Westminster, and Marcella (Jim) Hansen of Selbyville, DE; nieces and nephews.

Steven David Grant, 42, of Gettysburg, passed away April 6. He was the son of Vivian Cookston Grant Browning of Fayetteville, PA, and the late Joseph J. Grant. Steven was the husband of Amanda (Matson) Grant. Also surviving are daughter, Rachel Elizabeth Grant; sisters, Deanna (Ron) Smith of Gettysburg, Laura (Lonnie) Mullen of Littlestown, and Julia (Rich) McClatchy of Panama City Beach, FL; brother, Philip (Cindy) Grant of Prosper, TX; stepfather, Chester Browning of Fayetteville; aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews, including Joshua Campbell.

Ruth Ann Grieves, 74, of Finksburg, passed away April 7 at Carroll Hospice Dove House in Westminster. She was the wife of the late James S.P. Grieves. Surviving are daughter, Heather (Ronnie) Hooper of Finksburg; daughter-in-law, Loretta Grieves of Westminster; grandchildren, William III, Madalyn, and Ronald; nieces and nephews.

Violet M. (Green) Hohman, 87, of Randallstown, MD, passed away April 6 at Augsburg Lutheran Home in Baltimore. She was the wife of the late Bernard E. Hohman, Sr. and the late Robert Sprangler. Surviving are children, Bernard E. Hohman, Jr., John Hohman, David Hohman, Melanie Swigart; siblings, Winifred Bennett, James Green; grandchildren and great grandchildren.

James C. Keeney, 82, passed away April 9 at the Brethren Home at Cross Keys Village. He was the husband of Patricia (Beck) Keeney. James is also survived by children, Andrea Little of Hanover, Melissa Smeltzer of York, and Mitchell (Jill) Keeney of Hanover; grandchildren, Taylor, Paige, Mackenzie, and Brooks; nieces and nephews.

Donald Eugene Kime, 75, passed away March 30. He is survived by his wife, Vicki Kime; children, Sandy Humphries, Terry (Michelle) Kime, and Sheila Smith; sisters, Arlene Lawver, Ruth Anna Polley, Nadine Dean, Betty Kime, Nancy (Bob) Gilbert, and Jean (Bob) Spangler; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Paul M. LaHue, Jr., 61, passed away April 7 at the Dove House Hospice Center in Westminster. He was the husband of Deborah L. (Taylor) Lahue. Paul is also survived by children, Parker L. LaHue and Lauren G. LaHue, both of McSherrystown, Cynthia E. (Jason) Rixham of Parkville, MD, Kathryn E. LaHue of Alexandria, VA, and Brent N. (Dariya) Baker of Westminster; and extended family.

William A. “Bill” Lamer, 89, passed away April 9 at the Hanover Hospital. He was the husband of Della Baumgardner Snyder Lamer of Littlestown and the widower of Aura Mary Reyes Lamer. Bill is also survived by daughters, Shirley Combs of Hanover and Mary Lou Learn of Mechanicsburg; stepdaughter, Kay Stuffle of Littlestown; stepsons, Donald Snyder and Glenn Snyder of Littlestown, Mark Snyder of Mechanicsburg, Marvin Snyder of Shippensburg, Gordon Snyder of New Oxford; stepdaughter-in-law, Gloria Gouker of Littlestown;  grandsons; stepgrandchildren; stepgreat-grandchildren; stepgreat-great-granddaughters; brothers, James Lamer of Maple Heights, OH, Leo Lamer of Littletown, Joseph Lamer of Hanover; nieces and nephews.

Harry Albert Lenk, 87, of Marriotsville, passed away April 6 at Carroll Hospital Center. He was the husband of the late Zefaniah “Fanny” Bautista Lenk. Harry is survived by children, Susan Wandelt of Daytona, FL, Kimberly Naber of St. Louis, MO, Ann Lee Warrick of Highland, CA, Christiopher Lenk of Mesa, AZ, and Julie Levin of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; stepchildren, Kevin Ruark of Marriottsville, Jeffrey Ruark stationed in Afghanistan, and Cynthia Steen of Frederick; and grandchildren.

Robert Francis Leppo, 92, passed away April 6 at Fair Havens Assisted Living, Hanover. He is survived by nieces and nephews.

Charles H. Luckenbaugh, Jr., 36, passed away April 5 in Hanover. He was a son of Nancy J. (Mummert) Luckenbaugh of Gettysburg and Charles H. Luckenbaugh of Hanover. Charles is also survived by his stepmother, and his wife, Vilma; sister, Hannah Luckenbaugh; brother, Benjamin Luckenbaugh; grandmother, Regina Luckenbaugh; grandfather, Harold Mummert; niece, Jasmine; nephews, Caden, Hunter, and Daniel; aunts, uncles and cousins.

Nancy Caroline (Wright) McFarland, 88, of Hanover, passed away March 31 at Columbia Cottage Assisted Living, Hanover. She was the widow of Stanley J. McFarland, Jr. Nancy is survived by son, Stanley J. (Judith) McFarland III of Aspers; daughter, Rebecca (Robert) Hatfield of Frederick, MD; grandchildren, Alexander, Mathew, Ashley, James, and Christian; stepgrandchildren, Lindsay and Mathew; and great-grandchildren.

William Wagner Miller, 94, of New Windsor, passed away April 8 at the Carroll Lutheran Village Healthcare Center. He was the husband of the late Elizabeth Hubbard Miller. William is survived by sons, William Ronald (Linda) Miller of Orlando, FL, James Albert (Jeanie) Miller of Westminster; brothers, H. Richard Miller of Finksburg, Gary Miller of New Windsor; sisters, Betty (Bill) Coshun of Union Bridge and Ruthanna Vleck of New Windsor; granddaughters, Jennifer, Holly, Jackie and Jennifer; great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Richard E. “Moonie” Munshour, Sr., 80, of Gettysburg, passed away April 7 at Transitions Healthcare in Gettysburg. He is survived by his wife, Pauline A. (Kimple) Munshour; children, Richard E. Munshour, Jr. of Hanover, Sharon L. Munshour of Frederick, MD, and David M. Munshour of Gardners; grandchildren, Ashley, Nicholas, Kelly and Rachel; and sister, Treva (Donald) Heller of Beverly Hills, MI.

Ernestine J. Naylor, 89, of Hampstead, passed away March 28 at the Dove House in Westminster. She was the wife of Walter Naylor, Jr. Ernestine is survived by daughters, Sonja (Dale) Davidson of Hampstead, Erika Naylor of Finksburg, ; and sister, Hilde Case of Randallstown, MD.

Anna Elizabeth Frock Robertson, 100, of Westminster, passed away April 9 at Sunflower Hill Assisted Living. She was the wife of the late Ralph L. Robertson. Surviving are daughter, Patricia (Douglas) Miller of New Windsor; son, Ralph L. (Deborah) Robertson, Jr. of Westminster; granddaughter, Katie (Robbie); stepgrandson, Robert Miller; stepgranddaughter, Jane; great-grandchildren, Elizabeth and Joshua; sisters-in law, Dottie (Carroll) Frock of Westminster and Anna (Clarence) Frock of Hanover; nieces and nephews.

Philip Andrew Rogers, 81, of Hanover, passed away April 10. He was the husband of the late Mazie Ann “Suzie” Thompson. Surviving are children, Christopher Rogers; and stepchildren, Wendie Case and Jeffery Schaeffer.

Dennis Eugene Sanders, 66, of Manchester, passed away April 6 at his home. He is survived by brother, Wayne A. (Sandra) Sanders of Manchester; nieces and nephew, Jackie, Jamie and Logan.

Dorothy E. (Daum) Schlaline, 83, of Abbottstown, passed away April 7 at her residence. She was the wife of the late John L. Schlaline. Dorothy is survived by daughters, Cathy (William) Sneeringer of New Oxford, and Dottie (Gary) Krieger of York; sons, John (Diane) Schlaline of East Berlin, and Mark Schlaline of Eastvale, CA; grandchildren; sister, Margaret Herman of Chambersburg; and brother, Gary Daum of New Oxford.

Ruth B. Senseney, 90, of Westminster, passed away April 9 at Sunflower Hill Assisted Living. She was the wife of the late Frederick B. Senseney. Surviving are son, Michael (Cindy) Senseney of Westminster; and grandchildren, Erica and Joseph.

Edith F. Baker Shriver, 97, of Gettysburg, passed away April 8 at Spirit Trust Lutheran, the Village at Gettysburg. She was the widow of Harry E. Baker and Norman J. Shriver. Edith is survived by daughter, Bonita B. Baltzley, Gettysburg; stepsons, Ernest Shriver, Fairfield, and Norman J. Shriver, Jr., Emmitsburg; sister, Joyce E. Rothermel, Bellefonte, PA; brother, Guy W. Fissel, State College, PA; stepgrandchildren; stepgreat-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Luther Edward Sterner, 89, of Westminster, passed away April 5 at Long View Healthcare Center. He was the husband of the late Joyce Wolbert Sterner. Luther is survived by children, Jeffrey (Robin) Sterner of Westminster, Joyce (Charlie) Garver of Littlestown; brothers, Earl (Frances) Sterner and Eugene Sterner, both of Westminster; sister, Marie (Donald) Lucabaugh of Hanover; grandchildren, Christopher, Holly, Terrie, and Kari Ann; and great-grandchildren, Trevor, Mason, Brandon, Keegan, Marina and Gabrielle.

Peggy Banks Stone, 89, of Hampstead, passed away April 3 at her home. She was the wife of the late Albert Stone. Surviving are sons, Scott (Theresa) Stone of Hampstead, Stuart (Patty) Stone of Leonardtown, MD; daughters: Peggy (Bob) Simpson of Manchester, Sherri (Doug) Blackiston of Hampstead; sister, Betteann Price of Fairfield, CA; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

Debra Jean Buckmaster Stricker, 65, passed away in her Finksburg home April 8. She is survived by her husband, William Robert Stricker; sons, Steven Craig (Stephanie) Stricker and Brian Philip (Jane) Stricker; mother, Betty Jean Buckmaster; and sisters, Brenda Kim Parrott, Donna Lynn Young, and Laura Ann Price.

Rose Marie Tarr, 78, of New Windsor, passed away April 10 at Lorien in Taneytown. She was the wife of Wilson Charles Tarr. Also surviving are children, Wilson S. (Vickie) Tarr of Westminster, Frank (Christine) Ray of Dover, PA, Bonnie (Michael) Hartman of Hanover, Tina M. (Bruce) Shindledecker of Fairfield, Lindsey R. (Wayne) Holmberg of Fairfield, and Todd A. (Mandy) Madonna of Columbia, NJ; brother, Charles Wagenfuehr of Baltimore; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

Edward T. Tayloe, 84, of Hanover, passed away April 13 at home.

Jacqueline Teems, 83, passed away in Fairfield April 11. She was the wife of the late Clyde A. Teems. Jackie is survived by children, Yvonne (John Paul) Zeminski of Westminster, David (Sue) Teems of Harrison City, PA, and Karen Frye of Fairfield; grandchildren, Justin (Karen), Yvonne, Autumn, Nathan (Kristin), Michelle (Ian); great-grandchildren; sisters, Barbara Beagle and Ina Dagen; nieces and nephews.

Earl Michael Tickler, 93, of Catonsville, passed away April 6. He was the husband of the late Ida M. (Harkonen) Tickler. Surviving are daughters, Iris (Bill) Gunning, Karen Tickler and Donna Tehansky, all of Hampstead; brother, William Tickler of Manchester, NH; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Danielle A. Trojan, 56, of Finksburg, passed away April 6. She was the wife of Paul Trojan. Also surviving are siblings, Johnny, Kenny, Bobby, Gerry, Connie, Denise and Verna; nieces, nephews, and extended family.

Evelyn Margaret Walter, 93, of Reisterstown, passed away April 6 at the Carroll Lutheran Village in Westminster. She was the wife of the late Howard Walter. Surviving are daughter, Linda S. Wagner of Reisterstown; son, George Walter of New Windsor; and sister, Diane Walker of Parkville, MD.

Dorothy M. Williams, 92, passed away April 11 at Gettysburg Center. Her husband, Warren L. Williams, preceded her in death. Dorothy is survived by daughters, Carolyn Redden, Helen Williams, and Linda (Richard) Luckenbaugh, all of Hanover; grandchildren, Connie (Ray), Vickie (Maurice), Lisa (Keith), Penny (Steve), Jack (Sarah), Tina (Mike), Joy (Luke), James, Richard (Nikki) and Daniel (Stacy); great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren.