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Paul R. Beck, 84, of Annville, formerly of Harrisburg, passed away August 20 at the Lebanon VA Medical Center. Surviving are his wife, Nancy A. (Russell) Beck; daughter, Dixie Kortright and husband, Lester; granddaughters, Jessica Clark, Amanda Kendall, and Sarah Kortright; great-granddaughter, Addison Clark;  brother, Robert Beck; half-brother, Marley Beck; nieces and nephews.

Anthony Caputzal, 92, of Lebanon, formerly of Cambria Heights, NY, passed away August 15. He was the husband of the late Fannie, nee Deperino; father of Louis (Lisa) and Frank (Lucille); grandfather of Carrie (Jim) Gilles, Caitlin, and Kimberly; and great-grandfather of Trevor Gilles.

Aaron Cole Deitrich, 26, of Hegins, passed away August 23 at home. He was a son of John R. and Sheila L. Kahler Deitrich. Aaron is also survived by maternal grandparents, Willard and Joyce Kahler, Dornsife; aunts and uncles, Deb Eisenhart and her husband John, Ty Kahler and his wife, Krista, Carol Kukuk and her husband, Jack, Patty Deitrich and Harvey Deitrich; and cousins.

Dwight C. Fake, 91, of Cornwall, passed away August 16 at M.S. Hershey Medical Center. Surviving are sons, Dennis C. spouse of Karen Fake, Douglas spouse of Christine Fake, David spouse of Kathleen Fake, Dale Fake; grandchildren, Anthony, Ryan, John, Jennifer; great-grandchildren, Breana, Noah, Karter, Kaden, Kennedy, Tori, Tyler. He was preceded in death by wife, Doris C. Fake nee Wolfe.

Gary Eugene Fasnacht, 68, of Campbelltown, passed away August 18 at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD. He is survived by his wife, Gayle (Shoop) Fasnacht. Gary is also survived by daughter, Gretchen Buchanan and husband, Dennis of Palmyra; son, Gregg Fasnacht and wife, Brandi of Palmyra; grandsons, TJ and Trevor Fasnacht of Palmyra; and siblings, Joan Phillippy and husband, Clair, Frank Fasnacht and wife, Jeanne, Terry Fasnacht and wife, Arline, and Janice Welden and husband, Dave.

Andrew A. Feitzinger, 45, of Myerstown, passed away August 12 at the Carolyn Croxton Slane Hospice Residence, Harrisburg. He was the husband of Amber R. (Noll) Feitzinger, and the son of Alan and Diane (Chabot) Feitzinger, both of Schaefferstown. Andrew is also survived by son, Dresden Feitzinger of Myerstown; sister, Jill Feitzinger of Myerstown; brothers, Timothy Feitzinger and Jeffrey Feitzinger, both of Schaefferstown; niece, Alyssa; nephews, Nathan and Justin; and in-laws, Kerry and Denise Noll, of Richland.

Sydney L. Fulmer, 72, of Zephyrhills, FL, formerly of Tremont, passed away August 12 at Gulfside Hospice Center, Zephyrhills. She is survived by her companion, Richard Doyle, Zephyrhills; daughters, Maureen, wife of Dennis Austin, Tremont, Kim, wife of Scott Lengel, Newmanstown, and Stacey, wife of Steven Nagle, Pine Grove; grandchildren, Joshua Brown, Jessica Brown, Hunter Madison, Brandy Lucas, Stephenie Layser, Valerie Bowers and Shayn Nagle; great-grandchildren; brothers, James Brauer, Lykens, and Thomas Brauer, Muir; nieces and nephews.

David Robert Gable, Sr., of Spokane, WA,  He is survived by his wife, Myrna; sons, Dave, Jr. (Darlene) of Spokane, WA, and Mark (Michelle) of Colbert, WA; daughters, Susan Cress (Scott) of Mead, WA and Jodi Slye (Larry) of Eugene, OR; grandchildren; sister, Lynne Consalo of Myerstown; brother, Jay Gable of Lebanon; nieces and nephews.

Joyce Eloise Baier Gardner, 91, of Annville, passed away August 20. She was the widow of Conard Gardner. Surviving are children, Mike (Patti) Gardner of Ponce Inlet, FL, Jim (Mary) Gardner of Annville, and Kathy (David) Wingert of Lebanon; grandchildren, Jennifer, David, Matt, Mary Rebecca, Daniel, Chris, and Katie; and great-grandchild, Jack.

A. June Gingrich, 85, of Lebanon, passed away August 18 in the Good Samaritan Hospital. She was the wife of the late Mark E. Gingrich. Surviving are daughter, Laurie Ann Bathurst wife of Tom Obitko of Latta, SC; grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brothers, Harry E. husband of Jean Redinger of Dover, and Ralph E. husband of Joyce Redinger of Cleona; sisters, Ida E. Gingrich of Cornwall, Anna M. Gingrich of Lancaster, and Marian L. wife of William D. Schwartz of Womelsdorf; nieces and nephews.

Margaret L. Girard, 65, of Lebanon, passed away August 16 in the Hershey Medical Center. She was the wife of Steven A. Girard. Also surviving are children, Robert H. Shearer III of Jonestown, Celeste A. (Jason C.) Dinger of Jonestown, Matthew S. Shearer of Lebanon; grandchildren, Ashley N. Shearer, Tyler R. Shearer, Cullen X. Dinger, Brianna N. Dinger, Ryan M. Shenk, Damion Shearer, Kyra Shearer, Seth Shearer, Dominic Shearer; great-grandson, Jayce A. Dinger; brothers, Richard F. Smith, Terrence J. Smith, Dennis P. Smith; sister, Annette M. Smith; nieces and nephews.

Walter T. Goeke, 81, of Brownstown, husband of Marie (Meyer) Goeke, passed away August 13 at Reading Hospital and Medical Center. He is also survived by children, Linda G. (John B.) Hoy, Douglassville, Carol A., (Craig A.) McClenaghan, Brownstown, and Theodore W. (Lisa) Goeke, Akron; grandchildren, Grace and Sarah McClenaghan, Erin Hoy, and Grant Goeke; brother, Jackson B. (Debra) Goeke, Mt. Joy; sister-in-law, Doris Goeke, Lebanon; nieces and nephews.

Robert D. Greene, 80, of S. Londonderry Twp., passed away August 19 in his home. Surviving are his wife, Joyce C. (Ridings) Greene; children, Debra L. Kinney of Palmyra, Michael D., husband of Phyllis Greene of Moosic, and Melissa A., wife of Scott Rode of Palmyra; siblings, John, husband of Audrey Greene of Mannsville, NY, Joan, wife of William Smith of Hanover, and Sandra Greene of Hanover; and grandchildren, Nathan R. Kinney, Andrew M. Kinney, Alexis A. Greene, J. Graham Rode, and Maryna J. Rode.

Barbara C. Grogg, 76, of Schuylkill Haven, passed away August 20 at Seton Manor Inc., Orwigsburg. She was the widow of Robert F. Grogg. Barbara is survived by daughters, Coleen Gauker, North Carolina, and Deborah A. Hufnagle, Schuylkill Haven; sons, Robert A. Grogg, husband of Mary, Orwigsburg, and John A. Grogg, husband of Sue, Schuylkill Haven; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

Clarence Wayne Houtz, 86, of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away August 20. He is survived by his wife, Ethel Houtz; son and daughter-in-law, David and Annette Houtz of Lawrenceville, GA; grandchildren, Brittany (William) Bramlett of Athens, GA, Jillian (Ryan) Mollica of Lancaster, and Eric (Heather) Souders of Westerville, OH; great-grandchildren, Ethan Mollica, Landon Mollica, Ali Mollica, Brynn Souders, Connell Souders, Nola Bramlett, and Shepard Bramlett; sister, Arlene Vindich of Lebanon; nieces, nephews, and other extended family.

Annette L. Kleinfelter, 55, of Myerstown, formerly of Newmanstown, passed away August 16 at the Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon. She was formerly married to Milton Strickler, of Newmanstown, and was the daughter of Sandra (Eberly) Reed of Pottsville, and George Kleinfelter of the Phillipines. Also surviving are daughters, Wanda (Derrick) Himmelberger of Myerstown, Dawn Strickler of Richland; grandchildren, Kayda, Wyatt, DJ and Adelaide; brothers, Chris Reed of Lebanon, Jason Reed of Tower City, Kenneth Reed of Lebanon, Melvin Reed of Lebanon; nieces, Hailey and Madison; and nephew, Logan.

Frank A. Kuhn, 97, of Lebanon, passed away August 15. He was the widower of Agatha J. Kuhn. Frank is survived by children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Zachariah B. Kuzo, 20, of Lebanon, passed away August 16 at the Hershey Medical Center. He was the son of Anthony and Jodi Kuzo of Lebanon. Also surviving are brothers, Nathan and Anthony J. Kuzo of Lebanon; maternal grandmother, Mae Peffley of Lebanon; aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Frances Breckenmaker Leonard, 72, of Hummelstown, passed away August 20 in Arden Courts of Susquehanna. She was preceded in death by her husband, Larry Roy Leonard. Frances is survived by son, David L. Leonard, husband of Patrice A. of Enola; daughter, Vicki L. Daniels of Hershey; sister, Diane B. Baten of Middletown; grandchildren, Jeremy D. Leonard of Enola, and Miranda R. Daniels and Claire F. Daniels, both of Hershey; nieces and nephews.

Helen Elizabeth (Hand) Lindenmuth, 94, of Cornwall, formerly of Hershey, passed away August 19 at the Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon. She was the widow of Lamar L. Lindenmuth. Surviving are daughters, Jane Lindenmuth, of Cornwall, and Judith Cassel, wife of James G. Cassel, Jr. of Mt. Gretna; grandsons, James T. Lindenmuth (Tammy) of Midland, TX, James G. Cassel III (Denise) of Lebanon, Andrew L. Cassel (Becky) of Conifer, CO, and Christopher A. Cassel (Meagan) of Mt. Gretna; great-grandchildren, Theron (Kiplyn) and Natasha Lindenmuth, and Brady, MaryGrace, James IV, Benson, and Anna Cassel; brother, John W. Hand of Hershey; nephew, Robert A. Jackle (Beth) of North Carolina; and cousin, Helen McVey Reese of Bloomsburg.

Joshua K. McHenry, 34, of Lebanon, passed away July 25.  He was the son of James K. and Sharon McHenry of Grantville and William H. and Beverly J. Ward of Lebanon, Pa.  Also surviving are maternal grandmother, Vivian P. Gerhart of Womelsdorf; daughters, Nikita J. Harris of Harrisburg, and Annabelle McHenry of New Port Ritchey, FL; sisters, Elizabeth A McHenry, wife of Jesse Rhen of Lebanon, and Michelle R. McHenry of Annville; nephews, Blake McHenry-Love, Jaxon McHenry-Rhen; and niece, Kiersney Koons.

Dorothy H. Miller, 84, of Lebanon, passed away August 17 at her residence. She was the widow of Harold E. Miller. Dorothy is survived by brothers, James C., Jr., husband of Carol Heckard of St. Paul, MN, and Bruce D., husband of Geneva Heckard of Sherman, TX; sister, Priscilla, wife of Forrest Schwalm of Dayton, OH; nieces and nephews.

Donna L. Minnich, 67, of Williamstown, passed away August 15. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ceylon “Dave” Minnich. Surviving are daughters, Lisa A. Keim (Jesse), Tower City, Dawn M. Brewster (Tim), Needham, MA, and Ann M. Null, Williamstown; grandchildren, Celia Patel, Chloe and Jenny Keim, Reese and Kailei Brewster; brother, Harry Davis, Glen Lyon; sister, Joann Wilbert, Elizabethville; sisters-in-law, Judy Zimmerman, Lynn Aukstakalnis and Dawn Russalavage; brother-in-law, Mike Minnich; nieces and nephews.

Gloria J. Moyer, 82, of Pine Grove, passed away August 17 at home. Surviving are her husband, Joseph D. Moyer and son, Timothy Moyer, both of Pine Grove; brother, Willis Jones, English Center; sisters, Betty Brown, Schuylkill Haven, and Shirley Fleischut, Friedensburg; nieces and nephews.

Maryann T. Muniz, 55, Lebanon, passed away August 15 at the Good Samaritan Hospital. She was the wife of Michael D. Muniz, and the daughter of Joseph and Joanna Mascantonio Sinnerard, Fredericksburg. Maryann is also survived by daughters, Amanda Thomas, Niagara Falls, NY, Amy Sell, Lebanon; grandchildren; brothers, William, husband of Elizabeth Sinnerard, New Jersey, Jimmy Sinnerard, Fredericksburg, John Sinnerard and David Sinnerard, both of Philadelphia; and sisters, Jackie Sinnerard, Lebanon, and Regina Clair, Chicago, IL.

Mabel Moyer, 85, of Schaefferstown, passed away August 8 in the Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon. She was the wife of the late Warren Moyer. Mabel is survived by children, Sharon McManus of Lebanon, Roger Moyer and wife Margaret of Lebanon, Gretta Stuber and husband Michael of Schaefferstown; grandchildren, Angelica Null, Amber McManus, Michael Stuber, Jr., Rachel Stuber and Caitlyn Stuber; brothers, Paul Moyer of Reinholds, Herbert Moyer of Mohnton, Earl Moyer and wife Helen of Reinholds; and sisters, Lillian Baldwin and husband Ray of Tioga Co., Margaret Gelsinger of Reinholds, Viola Specht of Georgia, Luella Wenrich of Newmanstown, Florence Frederick of Reinholds.

Miriam Ruth Nissley, 73, of Lebanon, passed away August 16 at her residence. She was the wife of Daniel Nissley, Jr. Miriam is also survived by children, Darin (Ramona) Nissley of Canton, OH, Tanya (Michael) Herb of Myerstown; grandchildren, Tori Nissley, Madilyn Nissley, Jacob Nissley, Ben Herb, Elijah Herb; brothers, LeRoy Eberly, Daniel Eberly, Henry Eberly; sisters, Mary Ella Howe, Sue Bracey, Elsie Eberly, Lois Stoltzfus; nieces and nephews.

Richard C. Posey, 69, of Lebanon, passed away August 16 at home. He was the husband of Kathleen Rose (Murray) Posey. Richard is also survived by son, Erik Posey and his wife, Mary of Whitestone, VA; grandchildren, Ella and Alexander; brothers, Michael Posey of Lebanon and Kevin Posey and his wife, Ana of San Antonio, TX; and sisters, Patrice Wise of Elizabethtown and Ruthann (Kreider) Mitchell of Davie, FL.

Timothy A. Raber, 57, of Lebanon, passed away August 15. He was the husband of Deborah A. Raber, andson of Yvonne (Kenneth) Geiger of Codorus, and the late John Raber. Alsos surviving are daughters, Rachele (Jason) Parmer of Elizabethtown, and Jennifer (Francesco) Addalli of New Oxford; son, Bryan Raber of Spring Grove; brother, Jeffrey Raber of Mechanicsburg; sister, Kimberly Rohrbaugh of York; stepsister, Natalie Shipman of Selinsgrove; and grandchildren, Isabella, Wyatt, and Juliette Parmer, and Olivia and Alessio Addalli.

Craig S. Saaler, 60, of Palmyra, passed away August 18 in Spang Crest, Lebanon. Surviving are his wife, Debbie H. (Leyva) Saaler; children, Shawn, Nicholas, Justin, and Brezzy Saaler, all of Palmyra; siblings, Richard Saaler of California, and Marilyn Lehman, Diane Black, Christine Speck, and Darlene Braunschweiger, all of Dayton, OH; and grandchildren, Bailey, Mia, and Lexi Saaler, and Aubrey and Dean Williams.

Vera A. Shepps, 86, passed away August 21 at her home. She was preceded in death by husband, Roy R. Shepps. Surviving are sons, Dennis (Monica) Shepps, Bruce (Patty) Shepps, Floyd (Delores) Shepps, and Brian Shepps, all of Lebanon, and Barry (Marci) Shepps of Bluffton, SC; daughter, Nancy L. (Donald) Peffley of Annville; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren.

Bette VanWinkle, 85, of Lebanon. She is survived by half sister, Alfreda Melvin; children, Denis, Michael, Eric, and Larisa; grandchildren, Abbie, Kyle, and Samantha; and great-grandchild, Hunter Leon Ruhl.

Walter “Boy” E. Vetter, Sr., 93, of Lebanon, pased away August 22 at ManorCare Health Services, Lebanon. He was the widower of Anne A. (Crugnale) Bencivenga. Walter is survived by daughters, Nancy, wife of Ronald Zimmerman, of Richland, Corine McMahon, of Easton, Alice Piel, of Easton; sons, Paul, husband of Joann Vetter, of Bridgewater, NJ, Frank Vetter, of Marathon, FL, Walter, husband of Audrey Vetter, of Palmyra, VA; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and sister, Sally “Dolly” Scarpone.