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Keith Roger Albright, 64, and a resident of Corinth, Texas, passed away at his home on October 12. Keith is survived by his wife, Jennifer Albright. He is also survived by his mother, Cathrine Albright; and brothers, Steve, Scott and Jay.

Janet M. Arnold, 77, passed away Tuesday, October 14 at the Good Samaritan Hospital. She was the wife of Joseph V. Arnold. She was a daughter of Frank Mihalik and the late Bertha (Loser) Mihalik. In addition to her husband, Janet is survived by a daughter, Lisa, wife of Richard Mease; a brother, Carl; grandchildren, Kyle J. Martel, Angela Zoeller, and Rebecca Lytle; and nieces and nephews.

Annie C. Breitner, 87, Lebanon, passed away October 15. She was the wife of the late Rene "Jack" Breitner. Annie is survived by sons, Todd Breitner, Timothy Peiffer, Dwight Peiffer, Theodore Peiffer; grandchildren, Matthew Breitner, Kristin (Williams) Weatherholtz, Heather (Peiffer) Boyer, and other grandchildren; great-grandchildren, Alexander Breitner, Aubrey Williams, Kayden Weatherholtz and other great-grandchildren; and nieces.

Floyd H. Brown, 95, of Pine Grove, passed away October 13 at Seton Manor, Orwigsburg. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marguerite E. Kull Brown. Surviving are son, Ashley Lee Brown, Auburn; daughter, Barbara and husband, William Miller, Chattanooga, TN; and grandchildren, Natalie Miller Wright, Athens, GA, William Miller Jr., Trussville, AL, and Brian Brown, Auburn.

Arlene C. Dinger, 92, of Hegins, passed away October 12 at Harrisburg Hospital. She was predeceased by her husband, Norman J. Dinger. Surviving are daughter, Donna L. Savidge and her husband, Ronald, Mechanicsburg; son, Dennis L. Dinger and his wife, Sandra, Harrisburg; grandson, Brian Dinger and his wife, Melissa, Harrisburg; granddaughters, Kimberly Klick and her husband, Daniel, and Christina Dinger, both of Harrisburg; great-grandsons, Brandon Dinger and Jackson Klick, both of Harrisburg;  great-granddaughter, Sarah Dinger, Harrisburg; brother, Elwyn Boyer, Millersburg; and nieces and nephews.

Carole A. Engle, 72, passed away October 12 at Cedar Haven. She was the wife of Clarence P. "Skip" Engle, Jr. Carole is also survived by daughter, Catherine J., wife of Kevin K. Buchter; granddaughters, Sarah Ann and Emily Nicole Buchter, all of Chesterfield, VA; stepmother, Margaret C. Albright, Lebanon; aunt, Nancy Schrieber-Moore, Mt. Gretna; and nieces and cousins.

Lewis I. Field, Jr. passed away at the age of 90 in Gainesville, FL, on October 7. He was the husband of Anita Hissner Field. Surviving, in addition to his wife, are children, Mary Bopp of Greenwich, CT, James, wife Diane of Alexandria, VA, Audrey of Gaines-ville, FL, and Elizabeth, wife of Richard Allen of Peachtree City, GA; grandchildren and great-granddaughter.

Gene Shelley Getz, 90, formerly of Annville, passed away October 16 at her residence in the Lebanon Valley Brethren Home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Pierce A. Getz. Gene is survived by son, Joseph Allen Getz and wife, Virginia Leary Getz; and grandsons, Joshua and Daniel Getz, Harrisburg; and son-in-law, Randall Chapman, Annville.

Ronald I. Hernley, 71, of Manor Care, Lebanon, formerly of Reinholds, passed away October 15 in the Good Samaritan Hospital. He is survived by sister, Doris Hartranft of Newmanstown; brother, Melvin Hernley, Jr. of Richland.

Dennis Clark Keeney, 60, passed away October 14 at home. Born November 11, 1953, in Lebanon, he was a son of Ruth E. (Frantz) Keeney of Rehrersburg and the late Clarence I. Keeney. In addition to his mother, surviving are his wife Elaine L. (Garvick) Keeney; daughter, Christen M. Keeney of Dillsburg; and two brothers, the Rev. Delmas L. Keeney of Mechanicsburg and David N. Keeney of Coudersport.

Lucille R. Madenford, 97, of the Stone Ridge Poplar Run Nursing Home, Myerstown, passed away on October 11 at the home. She was the wife of the late Charles K. Madenford, Jr. Lucille is survived by her son, Eugene K. Madenford of Hummelstown; daughter-in-law, Joan Madenford of Auburn, CA; sister, Irene Schucker of Lebanon; half-sisters, Marion Roberts of Wayne and Marrianne Groff of New Holland; grandchildren, Ann Wildman of Mechanicsburg, Beverly Nawa of Elizabethtown and Chuck Madenford of Auburn, CA; and great-grandchildren.

Bruce Gary Masser, 66, of Hegins, passed away October 16 at Schuylkill Medical Center-East Norwegian Street. He was a son of Rita Herring Masser, Deer Lake, and the late Mark Masser. Bruce was the husband of Carol Maurer Masser. He is also survived by son, Mike, husband of Pam Masser, Mertztown; daughters, Amy, wife of Brett Stehr, Pitman, and Elizabeth, wife of John Brodie, Pottsville; grandchildren, Courtney and Emma; and siblings, Jim, Sharon, Ron, Bev, Judy, Greg and Kevin.

Elizabeth L. McDaniels, 93, passed away October 12. She was the wife of the late Elmer T. McDaniels. She is survived by children, Elmerleen, wife of Thomas Lyons, and Beverly, wife of Paul Farrington; grandchildren, Scott, Todd, Abby, Joseph and Courtney; great-grandchildren, Monique, Cameron, Alexis, Angelica, Zachary and Evan; and nieces and nephews.

Elizabeth Edmunds Peterson, 103, of Lykens, passed away October 1 at the Masonic Village in Elizabethtown. She was the widow of Frank J. Peterson.

Mary Kathryn (Martin) Ramos, 65, formerly of Myerstown, passed away August 17 in Santa Ana, El Salvador. She was the wife of Lecho Ramos, Santa Ana. In addition to her husband, she is survived by sons: Jonnie Ramos and wife Elaine of Dublin, GA, Henry Ramos and wife Joyce of Dublin, GA; grandchildren: Kelvin, Jessenia, Tyler, Tony, Veronica and Sabrina Ramos; brothers: Larry Martin and wife Lois of Robesonia, Jerry Martin and wife Rhoda of Dublin, GA, Nevin Martin and wife Louise of Fredericksburg; sister Martha and husband Lester Burkholder of Allentown; and nieces and nephews.

Ruth (Adams) Rissler, 82, passed away October 15. Surviving are her husband, Amos; son, Michael (Eva) of Lebanon; daughter, Janice (Michael) of Richland; and son, Steven (Rosanna) of Reading; grandchildren; and great-granddaughter.

Corey A. Rogers, 30, passed away on October 11 at his home. He was the fiance of Brandi Fagan. Corey is survived by his daughters, Julia Alexis of Annville, Gabriel Payton of Annville and Alivia Paige of Lebanon; sisters, Amie Rogers of Myerstown, Kati Funck of Annville and Emily Funck of Annville; brother, Matthew "Homer" Rogers of Lebanon.

Richard P. "Rich" Schoener, 72, formerly of Lebanon, passed away at Christiana Healthcare, Newark, DE, on October 9. He is survived by his wife, Ann "Gail" Schoener; sons, Paul Kreiser of Milton, DE, and James Kreiser of Rehoboth Beach, DE.; sister, Susan Manning of York; and nieces, Jenna and Lori.

John J. Shields, 73, passed away on October 12 at his home. Surviving are wife, Anna P. Shields nee Bruno; children, John P. Shields, Macungie, Michele Shields, PHD, Malvern, Phyllis spouse of W. Mickey Nye, Shippensburg, Grace spouse of Mark Kitzmiller, Oakton, VA, Peter spouse of Susan Shields, Sterling, VA, Mark spouse of Lori Shields, West Chester; grandchildren; sisters, Sister Carmel Regina, Kathleen O'Donnell, Horsham, Mary Grace Otto, Mullica Hill, NJ.

John Mitchell Stevens, Jr., MD, 93, passed away October 7 at Cornwall Manor in Cornwall. John is survived by his wife, Marjorie Jones Stevens; his sister, Jean Ann Myers of York; his children: Suzanne, John Alan, Sally Jean, Constance Ruth, and Patricia Marie; grandchildren; great-grandson; and nieces and nephew.

Helen M. Sweigart, 84, formerly of Quentin, passed away October 17 at the Lebanon Valley Home, Annville. She was the wife of the late James W. Sweigart, Jr. Surviving are a son E. James Sweigart and wife Lisa of Cleona; daughters, Bonnie wife of David Graby of Annville, Debbie Blouch of Lebanon, Denise, wife of Thomas Graby of Annville and Gail wife of Richard Wise of Annville; a sister Mary Jane Smith of Lebanon; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

Jacob Biancolino Valerio, 91, passed away October 14 at his home. He is survived by his wife, Mary A. (Troutman) Valerio. He is survived by daughters, Carol Ann Valerio of Palmyra, and Cynthia Lee Becker and husband Carl of Mt. Gretna; grandchildren, Carl D. Light and wife Ritu of Harrisburg, and Angela M. Koumontzis and husband Dr. P. Dean of Minn.; and great-grandchildren.

Janet Koehler Via, 87, passed away in her home October 10. She was the wife of the late David M. Via Jr. Surviving are son: Kenneth D. Via of Bethesda, MD; daughters: Judith A. D'Amico, wife of Stephen D'Amico, Palm Harbor, FL; Kathleen E. Eisenhauer, wife of Lynn Eisenhauer, Leola, and Barbara V. Robinson, wife of Ronald Robinson, Phoenixville; grandchildren: Jason and Christina D'Amico; Curran and Kelsey Eisenhauer; Jack and Cailin Robinson.

Mae B. (Boyd) Wallace, 83, passed away at the M.S. Hershey Medical Center October 16. She was predeceased by her husband, Richard H. Wallace. Mae is survived by a son, Steven Wallace and wife, Wendy of Palmyra; and grandchildren, Kristin Wallace and fiance, Daniel Kreider of Palmyra, and Tyler Wallace of Palmyra.

Walter Wilson Wentzel, 87, passed away October 16 at the VA Medical Center. He was the husband of Joan Louise (Roof) Wentzel. In addition to his wife, Walter is survived by sons, Michael J., husband of Susan Wentzel, William W., husband of Kate McPoyle, Stephen J., husband of Candace Wentzel, and Joseph W., husband of Brenda Wentzel; grandchildren, Elizabeth Bross, Jessica Wentzel, Mark Wentzel, Matthew Wentzel, Megan Tilley, Max Wentzel, Andrew Wentzel, and Lauren Wentzel; and great-grandchildren.

Clarence M. "Doc" Whitlow, 87, passed away on October 14 at Cornwall Manor. Surviving are wife, Fay R. Whitlow nee Righter; daughters, Wendy spouse of Royce Murphy, Beth spouse of Bruce Cleveland; sons, Scott Whitlow, Todd spouse of Tina Whitlow; grandchildren, Paige Murphy, Drew Murphy, Catherine Cleveland, Alex Cleveland, Paul Whitlow, Bridget Whitlow, Connor Whitlow; and brother, Robin Whitlow.