Frances Marie (Spangler) Allen, 81, of Sykesville, passed away November 12 at her home. She is survived by her husband, August (Gus) Allen and sons, James Allen of Richmondville, NY, Paul Allen and his wife Lisa and grandchildren Katie and Sara of Sykesville, and son, Greg Allen of Westminster. Frances is also survived by Susan and David Allen of St. Leonard, MD, the widow and son of Douglas Allen; sisters, Donna Harrell, Carole (Nick) Ludtke, Sharon (Bruce) Neubert Dan; brother, Earl Spangler; nieces and nephews.
Sharon Wagner Baham, 61, passed away November 12. She is survived by her husband, Bruce Baham of Louisiana; sons and their families, Larry and Stephanie Wagner, children Danielle, Dylan, and Dustin of Clinton, MS; son, Jason and Brandie Wagner, children Rebecca, Ashley, Katelynn, Logan and Londan of Hanover; siblings, William “Doug” Riggleman and Nina of Moorefield, WV, Judy Harris and husband Roger of Westminster, Janice Piper of Hanover, Christine Mann and husband Wayne of Westminster, and Roxanne Anderson and husband Mark of Westminster, nieces and nephews.
Hazel I. Barrick, 97, of Reisterstown, formally of Finksburg, passed away November 15 at Future Care Nursing Home in Reisterstown. She was the wife of the late Glenn E. Barrick. Hazel is survived by sons, Lee (Lana) Barrick of Reisterstown and Ricky (Misty) Barrick of Paris TN; grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Jim “Peanut Butter” Bievenour, 70, of Gettysburg, passed away November12. He was the husband of Susan (Ford) Bievenour. Also surviving are sister, Sarah Hughes of Missouri; brothers, Robert “Bobby” Bievenour and Lewis Bievenour of York; children and their families, Eric Bievenour, and Chris and Jennifer McKenrick of Ohio, Scott and Tanya McKenrick of Fayetteville, Marci Bievenour of East Berlin, Dirk and Joyce Bievenour of Hanover, and Danielle and Jeremy Davis of Gettysburg; grandchildren, Devin, Ashley, Michaela, Racheal, Scott, Jacob, Luke, Wyatt, Morgan, Izzy, Samantha and Hayden; great-grandchildren, Skyler and Leum; nieces and nephews.
Kathryn A. Born-Hyde, 98, of Hanover, passed away November 16 at the Brethren Home Community, New Oxford. She was the wife of Bruce C. Hyde and the widow of Edgar L. Born. Kathryn is also survived by son, Edgar L. Born of Fredericksburg, VA; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and sister, Grace Myers of Baltimore.
“Jo” Frances A. Bornman, 88, of Owings Mills, passed away November 13 at her residence. She was married to the late Marvin Doyle Bornman. Jo is survived by son, Charles L. Bornman of Owings Mills; daughters, Nancy Lee Hofmeister of Linthicum, Diane Lynn Jackson of Johnsville, MD, Vickie Gail Thomas of Hampstead, Jo Linda Williams of Waterloo, WI; grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchild.
Elizabeth M. “Molly” Butler, 68, of Hanover, passed away November 16 at home. She was the wife of Charles G. Butler. Molly is also survived by daughters, Julie (Thomas) Warner, Cherie (Andrew) Raubenstine and Miri (Neal) Kemper; grandchildren, Jacob Kemper, Colton Kemper, Zachary Kemper, Dylan Raubenstine and Jared Raubenstine, all of Hanover; sisters, Beverly Hall, LuAnn DeCerbo and Patricia Schirrmacher; brothers, Michael Moran, Daniel Moran, William Moran and Thomas Moran; stepsister, Lizbeth Green; and stepbrothers, Joseph Moyer, Kenneth Moyer, Jeffrey Moyer and Jason Moyer.
Dennis P. Connolly, 61, of New Oxford, passed away November 9. Surviving are his wife, Nancy; son, Sean Connolly; daughter, Shanon Connolly; sisters; and brother.
Joseph Patrick Cummings, 72, of Westminster, passed away on November 17 at his home. He was the husband of Diane Mary Cummings. Also surviving are daughters, Deborah D. (Todd) Boden of Biglerville, Amy L. (George) Wunder of Westminster; grandchildren, Justin Wunder, Lauren Wunder, and Maylin Boden; sisters, Tish Bornsheuer, Cynthia Cummings, Mims Grifo, and Joan Lail.
John W. “Bud” Davis, 73, of Biglerville passed away November 16. He was the husband of Marie K. Davis. Also surviving are son, John Michael Davis of Bonneauville; son-in-law, Joe Livelsberger; sister, Hazel Smith of Littlestown; nephew, Dean; and nieces, Victoria, Snap, and Sharon.
Patrick O. DeShong, 51, of Eldersburg, passed away November 18 at Seasons Hospice in Randallstown. He is survived by sister, Barbara (Ron) Pardoe; brothers, Robert (Estella) DeShong and Roger (Julie) DeShong; nieces and nephews.
Thomas Francis Detwiler, Jr., 62, passed away November 15. He is survived by his wife, Sandra Detwiler; son, Christopher (Brandy); grandson, Thomas; son, Todd (Alexandra); sisters, Deborah Detwiler and Patricia Miller; and nieces, nephews, cousins, and in-laws.
Giustina “Chris” DiPaula Lionello, 82, of Reisterstown, passed away November 13. Surviving are son, Timothy J. (Terry) DiPaula of Westminster; daughters, Teresa “Terri” Ann DiPaula of Reisterstown, Antonietta “Toni” D. Adams of Bowie, MD; grandchildren, TJ DiPaula, Owen Adams, Francesca DiPaula and RenaMaria DiPaula.
Delma C. Dixon, 92, of Sykesville, passed away November 15 at the Fairhaven Retirement Community, Sykesville. She was the widow of Clifton H. Dixon. Delma is survived by brothers-in-law, David Wakeley of Fairfax, VA, and Jack Powell of Gettysburg; nieces and nephews, Debra L. Wakeley of Fairfax, VA, Daryl Wakeley of Alexandria, VA, Cindy Powell of Frederick, Judy Powell Lindsey of York, and Scott Powell of Ohio.
Darthea L. Becker Dusman, 88, of Hanover, passed away November 17 at Homewood at Plum Creek. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold H. Dusman. Survivors include sons, Paul (Dianne) Dusman, and Alan (Amanda) Dusman, both of Hanover; daughters, Dianne Dusman (James Halterman) of Wellsville, and Linda Dusman of Baltimore; grandchildren, David (Shari) Dusman, Tyler (Laurel) Billingsley, and Chelsea, Cameron, Elliana, Max, and Samuel Dusman; and great-grandchildren, Stefany, Tiffany, and Drew Dusman.
Nancy A. Fink, 69, of Hanover, passed away November 12 at her residence.
Thomas Clark Fitchett, 79, of Sparks, passed away November 14 at the Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. He was the husband of Faye Maxine (Hoover) Fitchett. Also surviving are daughter, Lisa (Adam) Mays; grandchildren, Jacob, Christian, and Bethany; siblings, Andrew J. (Gretchen) Fitchett, Daniel B. (Linda) Fitchett and Nancy (Carol) Gailey.
Gladys Deanne “Dee” Ford passed away at Gettysburg Hospital November 15. She is survived by sister, Marjorie Ford; children, Thomas B. (Tracy) Collins of Lineboro, MD, Deanne Michelle (Greg) Adams of Aspers, Cheryl Jenny Hall (Steve Hoff) of Seven Valleys; grandchildren, Samantha and Madison Collins, Taylor Adams, Terra Adams and Levi Hall; and her companion Timothy Ryan.
Howard “Jake” Gassaway, 80, of Winfield, passed away November 17 at Constant Senior Care, Winfield. He is survived by brothers, Robert “Sonny” Gassaway of Randallstown, Joshua Gassaway of Eldersburg and Roscoe Gassaway of Libertytown; sisters, Helen Gassaway of Baltimore and Rosa Savoy of Ellicott City; nieces and nephews.
Warren H. George, 91, passed away November 14 at his residence, Homewood at Plum Creek, Hanover. He was the husband of the late Elouise D. (Fuhrman) George. Warren is survived by daughter, Patricia A. Wilson of York; son, Andrew S. (Ann) George of Morristown, NJ; brother-in-law, Earl Fuhrman of Hanover; grandchildren and their families, Jon Wilson of Honolulu, HI, Stephanie Wilson of Pacific Palisades, CA, Brielle George of Morristown, NJ, and Devon George of Bethlehem, with her husband Mike Pfeiffer and great-grandson, Thomas Pfeiffer.
Dolores Margaret Hale, 82, passed away November 18 at Carroll Hospital. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert C. Hale. Dolores is survived by daughters, Joyce D’Antoni of Dundalk, Cathy (Edward) Powell and Gloria (Rick) Downey, both of Westminster; grandchildren; great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
Robert J. Hamm, 68, of Spring Grove, passed away at home November 15. He was the husband of Rosita L. (Calaman) Hamm. Robert is also survived by sons, Chad (Bobbie) Hamm of York and Jeremy Hamm of Dover; grandchildren, Brooke Hamm of York and Cory Krout of Oklahoma; brother, William Hamm of Littlestown; sisters, Barbara Smith of Collinsville, Sandra Busser of Florida, Susan Bryan of Hallam and Diane Wheatley of Dillsburg; nieces and nephews.
Francis X. “Frank” Hofmann, 88, passed away November 10 at York Hospital. He was the husband of the late Harriet L. (Lau) Hofmann. Frank leaves sons, George Hofmann of Hanover and Timothy Hofmann, Sr. of Glenville; daughters, Denise (Gary) Bankert of Glenville, and Carol (Randy) Miller of Spring Grove; grandchildren, Erica Hicks, Joey Hofmann, Nicole Ash, Timothy Hofmann, Jr., Lindsey Hofmann, Andy Hofmann, Blake Hofmann, Megan Patterson, Mandi Fincham, Justin Miller, Marc Miller, Jenna Miller, and Michael Miller; and great-grandchildren.
Helen Aurelia Hubbard, 95, of McSherrystown, passed away November 13 at her home. Her husband, Frederick Hubbard, preceded her in death. Helen is survived by children, Gene Raymond (Sandra) Boyd of Fawn Grove, Donna Lee (Michael) Clouser of York, and Gary Wayne (Patricia) Hubbard of Hanover; grandchildren, Jennifer Ann Hess, Susan Ellen Espisito, Kathy Jean Auer, and Lauren Marie Duggins; great-grandchildren, Matthew Boyd, Liam Duggins, Olivia Auer, and Lucas Auer; and sister, Anna Myers of Littlestown.
Ethel M. Jensen passed away in Bellingham, WA, November 5 at the age of 94. She was the widow of Joseph L. Jensen, Jr. Survivors include children, Joe, Mary, Lynn, and Mark; sister, Lila; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.
Thomas J. King, 89, of Orrtanna, formerly of Lancaster, passed away in Gettysburg Hospital. He was the widower of Doreen (Houghton) King. Surviving are daughters, Jan Culton of Orrtanna and Amanda Briggs of York; and grandsons, Bryan Briggs of York and Brandon Briggs of Carlisle.
Julia Helen Lippy, 102, of Lineboro, passed away November 16 at the Dove House in Westminster. She was the widow of Vernon C. Lippy. Julia is survived by son, Barry C. (Jeanne) Lippy of Lineboro, grandson, Travis C. (Penny) Lippy; grandchildren, Jennifer M. (Samuel) Chamelin, Jamie L. (Paul) Hester, Breanne C. Lippy, Brittany A. Lippy; and great-grandchildren.
Anne Elizabeth Loveland, 90, of Finksburg, formerly of Lake Wales, FL, passed away November 15 at the University of Maryland Hospital in Baltimore. She was predeceased by her husband, Philip W. Loveland. Surviving are children, Joseph H. (Deborah)Loveland, Francis M. Loveland, Mary E. (Thomas) Devries, Catherine A. Burney, and John P. Loveland; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Robert C. Mathias, Sr., 74, of Hanover, passed away November 12 at the Hanover Hospital. He is survived by children, Sherri A. Jesko of Hanover, Kimberly A. Mathias of Ortanna, and Robert C. Mathias, Jr. of North Carolina; grandchildren, Jeremy Gilbert, Nathan Gilbert, Justin Gilbert, Christy Mathias, Brandy Mathias, Stephanie Mathias, and Jessica Janotta; great-grandchildren, Taliana Forbes, Kira Forbes, and Ryder James Gilbert; sisters, Jean Fisher of Hanover and Joanne Emig of Lititz; and stepsister, Judy Hammond of Georgia.
Christopher Glen Matthews, 39, of Sykesville, formerly of Olney, passed away November 15. He was the husband of Rachel Dembeck Matthews, and the son of William Glen Matthews and Susan (Paxton) Matthews of Olney. Also surviving are grandparents, Dorothy and George Paxton; brother, Ryan M. Matthews and Rosa Snyder of Germantown; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Thomas M. and Barbara Callegary Dembeck of Sykesville; sister-in-law, Julie Dembeck; and brother-in-law, Thomas M. Dembeck.
Wallace Fain McKinney, 73, of Westminster, passed away November 14 at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Joy Beth McKinney; children, Mindy McKinney, Macie McKinney, Kathy Rhodes, Karen Blankenship and Keith McKinney; siblings, Iva Jean Barker, Iris McKinney, Melva Chandler, Hattie Bailey and Eddy McKinney; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Charles F. “Fred” Miller, 87, of Littlestown, passed away at home November 17. He was the widower of Joyce E. (Bechtel) Miller. Surviving are sons, Gregory C. Miller of Hanover, Keith R. Miller of Littlestown, and Kevin E. Miller of Littlestown; grandson; siblings, Lewis Miller of East Berlin, PD, “Tiny” Miller of Seattle, WA, and Pat Pittinger of McSherrystown; and special friend, Jane Brumgard of Littlestown.
E. Freda (Noble) Miller, 92, of York, passed away November 16 at York Hospital. She was the widow of Harold J. Miller. Surviving are granddaughter, Laurie (Kevin) Astree of Lancaster; great-grandchildren, Roman and Ella Astree; brother, John (Pat) Noble of Canton, GA; nephew, Mike (Barbara)Noble; and nieces, Ruth Noble and Pam (Pudge) Garrett.
Richard E. Miller, 81, of Frederick, MD, passed away November 11. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dixie Jean Miller.
Todd Bryan Mullinix, 49, of New Windsor, MD, passed away November 10 at The Dove House in Westminster. He was the son of Helen Sue Stonesifer, and the late Donald Ray Mullinix. Also surviving are stepfather, Lorraine J. Stonesifer; companion, Tammy L. Kemper-Miller of Westminster; daughter, Sara A. Mullinix of Westminster; son, Tyler B. Mullinix of Westminster; brothers, Rodney A. Mullinix of Littlestown and Scot E. Mullinix of Finksburg; stepbrothers, Russell and Jeffrey Stonesifer; stepsisters, Carolyn Eckard, Joanna Swope, and Darla Wagner; nieces, nephews and great niece.
Les A. Ness, 58, of York, passed away November 13 at York Hospital. He was the husband of Trudy K. (Pogue) Ness. Les is also survived by son, Travis; daughter, Roberta; grandchildren, David, Travis, Jasmine, Hanna and Javier; brothers, Bryan (Kimberly) Ness and Keith Ness; sisters, Carolyn (Frank) Amspacher, Becky (Jack) Thoman, Cheryl “Jean” Ness, Lori Ness, Kim (Jeff) Deisinger; nieces and nephews.
Helen Elizabeth (Poole) Null, 88, formerly of Taneytown, passed away November 18 at Somerford Assisted Living in Frederick. She was the wife of the late Charles Edward Null, Sr. Surviving are children, Charles “Ed” (Lola) Null, Virginia Lee “Deatle” (Ray) Mullican, Susie (Steve) Stambaugh, Judy (Carroll) Fuhrman, and Tricia (Wayne) Ness, all of Taneytown, and William (Kimmie) Null of Gettysburg; sister, Marguerite (Albert) Angell of Taneytown; brother, Robert (Pat) Poole, Sr. of Fairfield; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; great-great-grandson; nieces and nephews.
Rudolf “Rudi” Paul, 74, passed away in his home November 10. He was the husband of Rose Gibson Paul of Finksburg. Other survivors include daughters, Laura (Jamie) Boyden of Mainesburg, PA, Julia (Robert) Gonzalez of Hampstead; grandchildren, Brittany Gonzalez, Nathan Gonzalez, Devon Drayton, Molly Gonzalez, Luke Gonzalez; and great-grandson, Colton Konarski.
Florence Oneida Plank, 76, of The Villages, FL, formerly of Ijamsville, MD, passed away September 17. She was the wife of Cletus R. Plank, Jr. Also surviving are sons, Todd Allen (Melissa) Plank of Ormond Beach, FL, and Thomas Aaron (Jen) Plank of Winchester, VA; grandchildren, Timothy, Holly, Monica, William, and Zachary; and sister, Mary Katherine (William) Helwig of Westminster.
James M. Rebert, formerly of Hanover, passed away at Monaco Parkway Health & Rehab in Denver, CO. He was the son of Ruth N. Rebert and the late Harper P. Rebert. James is also survived by children, Lynn Rebert, Dianna (Edward) Hoerning, D. Chris (Mindy) Rebert, Bryon Rebert, Shari Rebert; grandchildren; great-grandchild; sisters, Jean Becker, Deborah (Mark) Widerman, Evelyn (Robert) Roades and Bonnie Rebert; nieces and nephews.
Shirley Ann Gerrick Richards, 77, of Carlisle, passed away November 16 at her home. Survivors include daughter, Rebecca A. Richards, and granddaughter, Sadie M. Richards, both of Carlisle; sister, Janet Messinger of Littlestown; nieces and nephews; and other family members in Florida.
Samuel James Rolph, Jr. passed away October 22. He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Duane Rolph; children, Wendy Rolph Hauck and Peter Rolph; stepchildren, Jenni Lewis and Jeff Swecker; grandchildren, Matthew and Carly Rolph, Dawn Keyes, Jennifer Keyes, and Heather Stokes; and stepgrandchildren, Paige and Danika Lewis.
Camilla Jane Royer, 79, passed away November 11 at home. She is survived by her husband, David Royer, son, granddaughter, grandson, sisters, and a large stepfamily.
Frederick E. Schanken, Jr., 61, of Westminster, passed away November 15. He was the husband of Naomi (Melton) Schanken. Frederick is also survived by children, Timothy Schanken and Brian Schanken; and sister, Janet Grebel of Houston, TX.
Erik Raymond “Buffalo” Schlief, 29, passed away November 15. He is survived by his parents, Steve and Kathy; sister, Kimberly Solis; brother-in-law, Jason Solis; nephews, Landon and Parker; grandmother, Mary Jeane; and aunts, uncles and cousins.
Patrick Thomas Shank, 50, of Tempe, AZ, formerly of York Springs, passed away November 11 at his residence. He was the son of Carla (Sentz-Shank) Bretz of Mechanicsburg and Gary E. Shank of York Springs. Also surviving are maternal grandmother, Esther (Sentz) Snyder of McSherrystown; sister, Tracy S. Shank of Reading; brothers, Brian (Kimberly) Shank of Dillsburg, and Jason (Carla) Shank of York; nieces, Kennedy and McKenzie Shank of Dillsburg; and nephew, Zac Snyder of York.
John Halsey Shippee, Jr., 55, of Taneytown, passed away November 15 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, MD. He was the son of Frances (Madonna) Cole of Taneytown, and the late John H. Shippee, Sr., and the husband of Melanie Shippee. Also surviving are son, Jesse Shippee of Taneytown; daughters, Alee (Derek) Guthrie of Taneytown, Shelby (Ben) Teehee of Mercersburg, PA, and Erin Shippee of Hanover; brother, Kenneth (Kathy) Shippee of Mt. Savage, MD; sister, Patricia Fontanna of Glen Burnie; grandchildren, Peyton Thomas and Ryleigh Teehee; nieces and nephews.
Joanne M. Showers, 82, of Biglerville, passed away November 17 at Gettysburg Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Joseph L. Showers; daughters, Kathy J. (Larry) Sassaman of Mechanicsburg, Diane K. (George) Taughinbaugh of Biglerville, and Jennifer L. (Bob) Uber of Biglerville; son, Joseph A. (Sheila) Showers of Aspers; grandchildren, Kristin and Andrew Sassaman of Mechanicsburg, Ashton Taughinbaugh of Lancaster, Tyrel (Liz) Taughinbaugh of Gettysburg, Mallory (Alex) Hewitt of Biglerville, Grant Uber of Arlington, VA, and Dayne and Denton Showers of Aspers; great-grandchildren, Colton Hewitt and Carson Taughinbaugh; and brother, Jack Miller of Florida.
Mary R. Stahley, 80, of Westminster, passed away November 13 at the Dove House. She was the wife of the late David Lee “Sonny” Stahley. Mary is survived by daughter-in-law, Edie (George) Snyder; granddaughter, April (Terry) Eckard of Westminster; great-grandchildren, Autumn, Garrett Lee, Skylar A. and Loribeth Eckard, all of Westminster; sisters, Francis Gardner of Lineboro, Ruby Fair of Finksburg; brother, Carroll Neudecker of Snydersburg; nieces and nephews.
Bruce Vinson Stoner, 62, of Loveland, CO, passed away November 8. Surviving are his wife, Debra (Nace) Stoner; daughter, Katie Michelle (Nathan) Meadows; and grandson, William Thomas Meadows of Denver; sister, Wanda Kay (Robert) Wareham of Painesville, OH; brother, Brad Raymond Stoner of Hanover; nieces and nephews.
Linda K. Taylor-Barnes, 68, passed away November 12. She leaves behind her husband, Ande Barnes; daughter-in-law, Stephanie Sheeler; grandsons, Nicholas and Gregg Sheeler; siblings, Robin Bosley, Ronnie and Tim Martin; stepfather, Robert Martin; and aunt Dorothy.
Mark E. Tuckey, 61, of Gardners, passed away November 14 at York Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Marsha A. (Guise) Tuckey. Mark is also survived by daughter, Donna M. (Langdon) Townsend of Manquin, VA; son, Nathaniel M. (Kate M.) Tuckey of Gardners; grandchildren, Annabelle and Tucker Townsend of Manquin, and Elijah, Joshua, and Rebekah Tuckey of Gardners; sisters, Angela A. Tuckey of Bendersville and Gina L. Brown of Waynesboro; and brothers, Matthew D. Tuckey of Bendersville and Neal B. Tuckey of Gardners.
Pauline Lelie Vigeveno, 91, of Westminster, passed away November 11 at Dove House in Westminster. She is survived by her husband Felix, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Doris Rebecca Wagner, 78, formerly of Westminster, passed away November 6 at the Acuity Specialty Hospital of New Jersey. She is survived by daughter, Linda K. Bixler of Westminster; son, Ronnie E. (Mindi) Wagner of Westminster; sisters, Joan Stoner and Katherine Mullhausen, both of Westminster; grandchildren, Kyle Null, Jordan, Jarrett, and Jensen Wagner; nieces and nephews.
Douglas C. Williams, 58, of Hampstead, passed away November 18 at the Dove House Hospice in Westminster. He was the son of Charles and Florence Williams. Also surviving are his wife, Libby Williams; sisters, Thea Williams, Deborah Williams; and nephews, Scott Wise and Ethan Wise.
Wilbur S. Zepp, 93, of Sykesville, passed away November 15 at Family Care Assisted Living, Marriottsville. He was the husband of Lillie Mae Leatherwood Zepp. Wilbur is survived by sons, Davie A. (Susan Kay) Zepp of Sykesville and William W. (Joy) Zepp of Hagerstown; grandchildren, Timothy D. Zepp, Thomas B. Zepp, Christopher W. Zepp and Amy Zepp; and great-grandchildren.
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