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Obituaries

Norma Jean Andrews, 57, of Biglerville, passed away May 14 in Gettysburg. She was the wife of John R. Andrews. Norma is also survived by daughter, Bobbi Jean White and her husband Gary White, of Gettysburg;  stepdaughter, Tracy Lynn Garber and her husband Brad, of Biglerville; grandchildren, Autumn White, Mason Garber, Myla Garber; and sisters: Darby Swope of McSherrystown, Margy Topper of Biglerville, Marie Sharp of York, and Cindy Reaver of Bendersville.

Norma Miller Brown, 77, of Westminster passed away May 18, at Carroll Hospice Dove House, Westminster, Md. She was the wife of C. Todd Brown. Also surviving are son and daughter-in-law, Scott and Karen Brown, grandchildren, Alexandra and Todd Brown, all of Westminster; brother and sister-in-law, Dale and Janice Miller of Dallastown; sister-in-law, Anita Brown of Westminster; nephews, nieces and numerous great-nieces and great nephews.

Robert E. Bunty, 90, of Hanover passed away May 9, at home. He was the husband of the late Ruth Alda (May) Bunty. He is survived by his niece, LouAnn Reese and husband, Richard of Hanover; sister, Shirley Henshaw of Littlestown; and many nieces and nephews.

Ilene Coberly, 77, of Hanover passed away May 15. Survivors include daughters, Judith Biehl and her husband, Douglas of Laytonsville, Md. and Jennifer I. Coberly and her wife, Joy Strouble of Hanover; sons, Johnny F. Coberly, Jr. of Baltimore, Md., Joseph N. Coberly of Hanover, Jeffrey M. Coberly and his wife, Kate of Harpers Ferry, W.Va. and Jason A. Coberly and his fiancé, Jodi Jimerson,of Park City, Utah; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; a sister, Ina Horn of Baltimore, Md.; and a brother, Mitchell Horn of W.Va.

Maude E. Deal, 91, of McSherrystown passed away May 12. She was the wife of the late W. Arthur Deal. Mrs. Deal is survived by children, Elizabeth Dale Deal of McSherrystown, Donna Sue Caruso and her husband, Guy of Annandale, Va., Nancy Elaine Stanberry and her husband, Wayne of Pinebluff, N.C., Judy Ann Denham and her husband, Ron of Florence, S.C. and Timothy Alan Deal and his wife, Julie of Abbottstown; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and great-great grandson.

Maysie E. Deardorff, 92, of Fayetteville, passed away May 18 at the Village of Laurel Run. Her husband, Mark D. Deardorff, preceded her in death.Maysie is survived by children, Patricia A. Bostwick and her husband Robert of Waynesboro, Jack D. Deardorff and his wife Anne of Martinsburg, WV, and David L. Deardorff of Fairfield; grandchildren, Gretchen (Matthew) Baumgardner of Wilmington, NC, Heather (Shawn) Shatzer of Waynesboro, Kara Deardorff of Fairfield, and Christa Deardorff of Lower Burrell, PA; great-grandchildren, Maysie Baumgardner, Hopper Baumgardner, Paxton Shatzer, Maggie Shatzer, Sophie Shatzer, Kaelah White, and Elissa White; and great-great-granddaughter, Mila White.

William S. Dubs, 93, of Spring Grove passed away May 13, at SpiriTrust Lutheran, The Village at Sprenkle Drive. He was the husband of the late Kathleen M. (Myers) Dubs. He is survived by his daughter, Joan L. Nolin and his son-in-law and best friend, Leo E. Nolin of Spring Grove; his son, Vaughn W. Dubs and wife, Marion of West York; his granddaughter, Roxanne Buckingham and husband, Jay; his grandson, Brian Gruver; his step-grandchildren, Patricia McVicker and husband Ron, Diana Nolin, David Baughman, Stacey Baughman, Laura Keister; and his great-grandchildren Brianna, Dakota, Ciara, Cheyanna and Kendra; many nieces and nephews.

Margaret E. “Dolly” Duvall, 99 passed away May 16, at Spiri Trust Lutheran Village at Utz Terrace in Hanover. She was the wife of the late George E. Duvall, Sr. Surviving are daughter and son-in-law M. JoAnn and George Connolly, Jr. of Littlestown, PA and son and daughter-in-law George E. Duvall, Jr. and Helen of Forrest Hills, MD, grandchildren and spouses Randall and wife Christina Connolly, Kendall and wife Sarah Connolly, Christine and husband Lee Holtz, Bonnie and husband Tom Buettner, and Meghane Duvall, great grandchildren Ryan and Sean Connolly, Kendall and Declan Connolly, Hunter and Gunner Holtz, and Ben and Sam Buettner.

William Ray “Bill” Ecker, age 78, of Westminster, MD, passed away May 15 at Carroll Lutheran Village. Bill is survived by his wife, Patricia Henning Ecker, daughter Jodi Ecker Detjen and husband Michael; daughter Terri Ecker Guy and husband Jerome; son Timothy Scott Ecker and wife Yaketa; and grandchildren, Sam, Ce’yonnie, Vincent, Eric, Alex, Chris, and Chosen.

James R. Elicker, 64, of East Berlin passed away May 14, at York Hospital. He was the husband of Hallie J. (Thomas) Elicker. Jim is also survived by a son, Shane R. Elicker and his wife, Sue of Thomasville; a daughter, Tiffany E. Bross and her husband, Tom IV of East Berlin; grandchildren, John Thomas and his wife, Jackie, Trista Morris, Thomas Bross, V, Trey Bross, and Victoria Bross, a great granddaughter, Hayden Morris; and a sister, Jean L. Elicker of Dover.

Jason Dominic Gilbert, 31, of Gettysburg passed away May 14. He is survived by his parents, Garret W. and Kathy L. Gilbert, Sr. of Gettysburg; and mother, Rhonda Kaye Hart of Hagerstown, Md. He is also survived by the love of his life, Jessica Sheely; and her children, Victoria and Gavin of Hanover. Other survivors include brothers, Garret Wayne Gilbert Jr., 36, of Gettysburg, Michael Bard, 38, of Tega Cay, S.C. and Jeffrey Killian, 41, of Alexandria, La.; and his sister, Juliane Bard, of Gettysburg.

Kathleen Elsie Glass, age 77, of Westminster, Maryland passed away on May 9, at the Carroll Lutheran Village Healthcare Center. She was predeceased by her husband Jesse Garland Glass, Sr. Surviving are sons, Dr. Jesse Garland Glass, Jr. and wife Mayako of Chiba, Japan, Jeffery D. Glass and wife Rachelle of Westminster, and Christopher D. Glass and wife Michele of Littlestown, Pa; grandchildren, Derek Glass, Delmar Glass, Tennessee Glass, Korin Watson and husband Daniel, Kolin Glass, Ethan Glass and Jacob Glass; great-grandchildren, Eli Grant and Rowan Watson.

Barbara A. Hamm, 55, of Manchester passed away May 16. She was the fiance of James May of Manchester. Surviving her are son and daughter-in-law Arvil Glen Hamm, III and Amanda; siblings Joseph H. Gamber, Jr., Dorothy J. Boone, and Brenda L. Wilderson; grandsons Glen Joseph Lee Hamm, Jacob John Hamm, and Jayden Douglas Nelson; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Linda Lou (Lippy) Hoke-Laughman, 69, of Hanover passed away May 14, in Hanover. She was the wife of Mervin D. Laughman. Linda is also survived by a son, Michael J. Hoke and his wife, Gail of Thomasville; daughters, Sandra A. Lauer and her husband, Ernest of Spring Grove, Dee A. Guinn and her husband, Gary of Hanover, and Shelby L. Lubbers of Hanover; grandchildren; one great- granddaughter; a brother, Wesley Lippy of New Oxford; and a sister, Cathy Reisinger and her husband, William of Carlisle. Linda was predeceased by her first husband, Gordon Hoke.

David F. Humbert, Jr., 88, of Hanover husband of Virginia S. “Stevie” Humbert, passed away May 17, at his home. Also surviving are sons, David F. Humbert, III of York, Daniel W. Humbert of Bonita Springs, Fla., and Thomas M. Humbert of McKinney, Texas; and a grandson, Addison T. Humbert of Harrisburg.

Nicole Victoria Hypes, 34, of Westminster passed away May 13, at Johns Hopkins Hospital. She was the daughter of the Arthur J. and Catherine M. (Minoglio) Hypes of Westminster. Also surviving are her son Anthony M. Hypes of Westminster; sister Tasha M. and husband Daniel W. Graham, Jr. of Westminster; niece Gia M. Graham; nephew Daniel W. Graham, III, both of Westminster; maternal grandparents Victor J. and Mary B. Minoglio of Phoenix; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Pauline R. (Bricker) Jacobs, 84, of New Oxford passed away May 11, at Cross Keys Village at the Brethren Home Community in New Oxford. She was the wife of the late John C. Jacobs, Sr. Pauline is survived by her son, John C. Jacobs, Jr. and wife, Peggy of Windsor; and her daughter, Judy Laucks and husband, Dudley of Red Lion; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren; her sister, Phyllis Heiner; and her brother, Richard Bricker.

Mary Eleanor “Ellie” Jamison, 75, of Westminster passed away May 17, at her home. She was the wife of the late Thomas W. Jamison III. Surviving her are brothers Charles Walter Foreman of Westminster, MD, and John Foreman and his wife Trudy of Hydes, MD; sister-in-law Carol of Fork, MD; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Kenneth E. Kessler, 89, of Hanover passed away May 15, at Cross Keys Village at the Brethren Home, New Oxford. Kenneth was the husband of the late Johnetta F. (Coldren) Kessler, passed away May 23. Kenneth is survived by his children, Nina J. Kessler of Hanover, Nancy A. Richard of Falls River, Mass., Nevin E. Kessler of Allenhurst, N.J. and Norma L. Sesto and her husband, Paul of Columbia, Md.; grandsons, Paul Richards, Joseph Kessler, Anthony Sesto, Nathan Sesto, Lucas Kessler, Dominic Sesto; great-grandchildren, Finnegan Richards and Claude Richards; a brother, Burnell Kessler of Spring Grove; and sisters, Verna Campbell and Patricia Kessler, both of York.

Donald H. Klunk, 89, of New Oxford passed away May 18, at the Brethren Home Community in New Oxford. He was the husband of Lovie F. (Tracy) Klunk. Also surviving in addition to his wife are children, Theresa “Terry” Klunk and her husband, Steve of Hanover, Rebecca “Becky” Wood and her husband, Daniel of Flemington, and Kevin Klunk and his wife, Michelle of Hanover; grandchildren, Shawn, Jennifer and Nick Klunk, Chris, Jeremy and Tim Wood, Kyle and Ryan Klunk; and great-grandchildren.

Paul F. “Pickle” Lawrence, 89, of McSherrystown, passed away May 13, at the Hanover Hospital. He was the husband of the late Vivian L. (Becker) Lawrence. He is survived by his companion Arvella “Butch” Ketterman. Also surviving are children; Donald Lawrence and his wife Barbara of Hanover, William Lawrence of Hanover, Jack Lawrence and his wife Betty of New Oxford, Charles Lawrence and his wife Sandy of McSherrystown, James Lawrence and his companion Luanne Christian of Hanover, Joan Barnes and her husband Michael of Littlestown, Jeanne Smith and her husband Michael of Gettysburg, and Kay Green and her husband George of York New Salem; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great great-grandchildren; siblings; Joseph F. Lawrence of McSherrystown and Regina Preston of York.

Rebecca (McIndoe) Lawrence, 96, of Hanover passed away, May 15, at the Homewood at Plum Creek Retirement Center, Hanover. Rebecca was the wife of the late George E. Lawrence. Rebecca is survived by a son, Jeffrey M. Lawrence and his wife, Mindy of Lancaster; a daughter-in-law, Sandra Lawrence of Atlantis, Fla.; grandchildren, Damon Heller and his wife, Stefanie, and Lauren Rogers and her husband, Joey; and great-grandchildren, Anya, Gavi, Mia and Beau.

Joshua Andrew Lindenmuth, 40, of York, PA passed away May 11. He was the husband of Angela R. (Payne) Lindenmuth. Josh is survived by his sons, Justin and Carter, brother Jake, and his wife Erin, their daughter Julia, his parents Frank and Elise, his wife’s parents Bob and Linda Payne, his wife’s brother David Payne, his wife Lauren Payne, and their beautiful daughters, Eva, Skara, Kaiya, and Raina.

Rosemary Fuhrman Little, 77, of Hanover passed away May 14. Survivors include her sons, Rick Little and his wife, Ann, and Ben A. Little, all of Hanover; a daughter, Michele R. Einig and her husband, Keith of Camp Hill; a sister, Sally Zartman and her husband, Gregory; a brother, James Fuhrman and his wife, Fran, all of Hanover; grandchildren, Tiffany Saleh and her husband, Ihab of Melbourne, Australia, Scott Little and his wife, Lisa of York, Tara Smith of Hanover, and Elizabeth, John and Allison Einig, all of Camp Hill; and three great-grandchildren, RubyRose and Memphis Saleh, and Mackenzie Moody, and another great-grandchild expected in September.

Diana Faye (Kozlowski) Macneill, 71, of Hanover, passed away May 13, at Manor Care Dallastown, Pa. She was the wife of the late Douglas E. Macneill.

DeAnn C. McGraw, 36, of Gettysburg passed away May 15. She was the daughter of Theodore Herlth, Jr. & Sherri (Perrier) Shaffer and husband, Dave of Littlestown. Also surviving in are her daughter, Ember Herlth and her sons: Charlie McGraw & Oren Herlth; her brother, Eric Shaffer of Abbottstown; her maternal grandmother, JoAnn Perrier of Florida and step grandmother, Delores Shaffer of Hanover.

Carl Robert McNeave, 56, of Westminster, passed away May 16, at his home. Born He was the son of Rose Leutu McNeave of Westminster and the late Robert Leo McNeave. Also surviving are wife, Wanda “Wendy” Ragan McNeave of Essex, MD; son, Robert Michael McNeave, and daughter Rachel Louise McNeave both of Westminster; brother, Jay Allen McNeave and wife Kathy of Westminster; sister, Elizabeth “Betty” Rose McGuire and husband, Joe Costantini of Westminster; nieces and nephew, Kaci McNeave, Hannah and Hayden McGuire.

Michael R. Miller, 73, of Hanover, passed away May 11, at Golden Living Center. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Mary G. Miller. Survivors include children, Wendy S. Sapelbweyar of Hanover and James A. Miller and his wife, Melva, of Bonneauville; grandchildren, Heather, Victor, and Kayla; great-grandchildren; and sister, Alice Mae Kinneman of Hanover.

Fred “Freddy” Alan Ramos, 48, of Gardners, passed away May 12. He is survived by daughter, Julia Guerassio of Fayetteville; brother, Jimmy Ramos of Gardners; sisters, Lydia Martin and Linda Bolin, both of Lancaster, Helen Estrada and Betty Perry, both of Gardners, Carmen Ramos of Biglerville, Sylvia Garcia of Bendersville, and JeMay Lua of Arendtsville; nieces and nephews.

Steven R. Ruppert, age 60, of Spring Grove passed away May 10. He is survived by his son Patrick J. Ruppert of Spring Grove; his parents Junior P. and Mae E. (Keiser) Ruppert; his sister Darlene M. Snelbaker of Dover and his bother Brian K. Ruppert and his wife Karen of Dover Township; nieces and nephews.

“Bill” Schwartz, 64, passed away May 13 at his home in Gettysburg. He was the husband of Joanne “Jodi” (Pettingell) Schwartz. Bill is also survived by sons, Marc Schwartz of Gettysburg and Erik (Maureen) Schwartz; grandsons, Oliver and Elliot, all of Olympia, WA; brothers, Ray (Debbie) Schwartz of Sedona, AZ, and Steve (Nancy) Schwartz of Gettysburg; brother-in-law, Jerry Williams of Cottonwood, AZ; mother-in-law, Arline Kump of Gettysburg; aunt, Mary Lou (John) Schwartz, formerly of Gettysburg; nieces and nephews.

Richard D. Sheely, 91, of Hanover passed away May 12. He was preceded in death by his wife, Isabelle Martin Sheely. He is survived by daughters, Barbara Rode and husband, Roland, Carol Wassilewski, Jane Wilson; and son, Andrew Sheely and wife, Rebecca; grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sisters, Lois Wolfgang and Betty Neiman, both of New Oxford.

Jack Maynard Shepherd, 88, of Manchester passed away May 12, at his home. He was the husband of Mary Helen Bentz Shepherd. He is also survived by his children Jacqueline May Shepherd, Jack Maynard Shepherd, and Jeffrey Mark Shepherd; his grandchildren; his great-grandchildren.

Charles R. “Bob” Shetter, 86, Hollidaysburg, passed away May 14 at Hollidaysburg Veterans Home. He is survived by sister, Janet Williams of Wrightsville; brother, Edward Shetter of Gettysburg; nieces and nephews.

Sherry Lynn Smith (nee Clinton), 53, of Hanover, passed away May 13, at her home. She was the mother of Jennifer L. and Rick Reaver of Hanover, PA., Roy Edward Smith, Jr. and Companion A.J.; sister of Wanda Schoonover and husband Doug of Frederick, John Clinton, Jr. and wife Linda of Taneytown, Ricky Clinton of New Windsor and Sister Teresa and Husband Jimmy Sipes of Westminster.

Barbara Ann Spera (nee, Baugher), 74, of Hanover passed away May 9. She was the wife of the late Alfred Spera, Sr.; mother of Alfred (Dubravka) Spera, Jr.; sister of Karen Raubenstine, Raymond Baugher,  grandmother of Daria.

Robert Blair Stein, 83, of Taneytown passed away May 15, at University of Maryland Medical Center. He was the husband of late Mary Virginia Stein. He is survived by his son Robert Lewis Stein of Taneytown; grandchildren Michelle, Robert L., Jr., Steven, James, Blaire and Jacob Stein and sister Margaret A. Stein of Cape May, NJ.

G. Elaine Stultz, 68, of Taneytown, passed away May 17, at Carroll Hospice Dove House. Surviving are daughters, Cheryl Warner-Lim and husband Alex of Havre de Grace; Lori Knights and husband Joseph of Taneytown; grandsons, Bradley Michael Wittbecker and Nickolaus Wayne Knights; a sister, Karen Nadine Stultz of Taneytown; a brother, William H. Stultz Jr. of Cape Coral, FL and a niece and nephew.

Robert Herman Treuchel, 86, of Westminster, passed away May 15. He was the husband of Lois (nee: Koenig) Treuchel. He is also survived by his son, Robert Paul Treuchel of Fridley, MN; grandson Thomas Levi Treuchel and wife Andreina and great-grandson Levi of Phoenix, Arizona; granddaughters Sarah Rose Treuchel of St. Paul, MN and Lisa Vivian Treuchel of Minneapolis, MN; sister- in-law Robin K. Taylor of Westminster, MD; nephew, Jeffrey Taylor of Falls Church, VA; niece, Stacey Smith, her husband Jason and children Mitchell, Alex, and Jillian of Finksburg, MD.

Barbara Jean (Goodman) Tripp, 75, of Spring Grove, passed away at home May 9.  She was the wife of Rodman R. Tripp. Barbara is also survived by sons, Richard Tripp of Severn, MD, and Matthew (Kim) Tripp of Ijamsville, MD; daughters, Teri (Rod) Haverkamp of Alabama, and Teri Tripp of Landenberg, PA; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Tenny M. Waddell, 94, of Gettysburg, passed away May 14 at SpiriTrust Lutheran – The Village at Gettysburg. Her husband, Charles P. Waddell, preceded her in death. Tenny is survived by daughters, Shelby L. Pentz and husband Donald of Carlisle, and Karen W. Helwig of Gettysburg; granddaughters, Sherri L. (Andrew) Hansen, Shelley L. (Charles) Warfield, and Tara A. Helwig; great-grandsons, Charles Warfield III and Curtis Warfield; brothers, Buford B. Martz and John J. Martz, both of Live Oak, FL; niece, Iris A. (Thomas) Tozzolo; and nephew, John Steven Gary Martz.

Marlyn E. Warehime, 76, of Hanover passed away May 11. Marlyn is survived by his daughter, Robbin Babb and her husband, Matthew of Mechanicsburg; his son, Robert Warehime of Mesa, Ariz.; his brothers, Hal Warheim of Louisville, Ky. and Fred Warehime of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; and his fiancée, Karen Little of Hanover.

Louis F. Westfall, 87, of Gettysburg, passed away May 12 at Village of Laurel Run. He was the husband ofCarolyn (Wilson) Westfall.

Robert D. Zartman, 89, of Hanover passed away May 16, at the Hanover Hall Nursing Center. He was the husband of the late Arlene (Miller) Zartman. He is survived by his daughter, Sharon Hess and her husband, Terry of Hanover; grandchild; and great-grandchildren.