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Obituaries

Robert L. Adams, 88, of Valley View, passed away February 2 at the Tremont Health and Rehabilitation Center, Tremont. He is survived by his wife, Norma J. Kehler Adams; daughters, Debra J. (Charles) Weiss, Williamsburg, VA, and Patricia A. (Richard) Erb, Warminster; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Annie W. Burkholder, 87, passed away February 6. She was the wife of the late Noah Z. Burkholder. Surviving are children, Lucille N. (Glenn M.) High of Robesonia, with whom she resided, Elizabeth N. (Marvin Z.) Weaver of Lititz, Aaron N. (Edith H.) Burkholder of Myerstown, Noah N. (Martha S.) Burkholder of New Holland, Anna (Lester M.) High of Denver; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; brothers, Jonas W. Nolt of Newville, Menno W. Nolt of Stevens; sisters, Martha (Irvin) Zimmerman of Ephrata, Frances W. (Paul R.) Martin of Narvon; and sister-in-law, Lydia W. Nolt of Fleetwood.

Robert C. Dennis, Sr., 59, of Palmyra, passed away February 2 at M.S. Hershey Medical Center. He was the widower of Mildred Dennis. Robert is survived by children, Robert T. Dennis, Jr. of Harrisburg, Anthony L. Dennis of Harrisburg, and Shavonne Moon of Harrisburg; stepchildren, Anthony Cruz of Lebanon, Delilah Cruz of Harrisburg, and Naomi Briddell of Lebanon; siblings, Crissa Allen of New Jersey, Lynn Dennis of Marcus Hook, PA, James McLaughlin of Virginia, and Joanne White of Lancaster; stepbrother, Clyde West of Chester; stepsister, Diane West of Chester; grandchildren; great-grandchild; nieces and nephews.

Nancy L. Flory Devert, 68, of Lebanon, passed away February 1 in Lancaster General Hospital. She is survived by daughter, Stacey A. Devert of Lebanon; and grandchildren, Caiden R. Devert and Alexis M. Devert.

Ralph E. East, 87, of Wernersville, passed away January 29 in the Reading Hospital. He was the husband of Nancy L. (Moyer) East. Also surviving are son, Mark S. (Rebecca) East, Shillington; granddaughters, Stephanie B., Erin L. and Kirsten N. East; siblings, Gene A. East, Reading, Roy G. East, Maysville, KY, Ruth A. East, Valrico, FL; nieces and nephews.

Margaret “Peggy” Elizabeth Fake, 66, of Lebanon, passed away February 4 at Holy Spirit Hospital in Camp Hill. Surviving are sisters, Sarah McCaleb of Virginia and Lucy Bracale of Arizona; brothers, William Shank and Samuel Shank, both of Harrisburg; daughter, Amy Fake; son, Carl Fake; grandchildren, Kimani Harris, Zachary, Maximus, and Lexi Golembewski; and great-grandchild, Ronan Harris.

Richard T. “Tid” Fitzpatrick, 100, a resident of Heritage Mill Personal Care Home, Tower City, formerly of Williamstown, passed away February 1. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth M. Golden Fitzpatrick. Surviving are son, Daniel J. (Jane) Fitzpatrick, Harrisburg; granddaughter, Molly (Jon) Stahl, Harrisburg; great-grandson, Harrison Stahl; brother, James Fitzpatrick, Millersburg; nieces and nephews.

George E. Gerber, 55, of Pine Grove, passed away February 5 at home. He was a son of Dolores Reigel Gerber, Pottsville, and the late Lewis Gerber, Sr. Also surviving are his wife, Candi J. Lymaster Gerber; daughters, Brandy (Matthew) Bixler, Treverton, Tiffany Gerber, Desiree Gerber, and Melanie Gerber, all of Pine Grove; grandchildren; brothers, Lewis Gerber, Jr., and Glenn Gerber, both of Pottsville, Brian (Cindy) Gerber, and Ricky Gerber, both of Pine Grove; sisters, Debra Gerber, Indiana, and Tina (E.J.) McKeown, Palo Alto; nieces and nephews.

John A. “Al” Granger, 90, passed away January 31 in the Lebanon Valley Brethren Home, Palmyra. He was the husband of Mary K. Galebach Granger. Also surviving are daughters, Sandra (Harry) Bachman of Annville, Barbara (Randy) Gingrich of Lebanon; grandchildren, Amy Bachman, Lisa Bachman, Kelly O’Boyle and Nicole Stansfield; great- grandchildren, Trey Blanding, Alexis O’Boyle, Payton and Carter Stansfield and Emily, Rachel and Sophie Buse.

Virginia M. “Jean” (Radell) Haag, 84, of Campbelltown, passed away February 4. She was the widow of Eugene D. Haag. Virginia is survived by daughters, Audrey L. Cressinger of Trevorton, Donna J. (John R.) Reesman of Lebanon, Lisa G. Brown of Palmyra, and Sherri L. (Barry D.) Sears of Lebanon; grandchildren, Brian, Misty, Jeremy, Christopher, Tanya, Mark, Matthew, Bradley, Andrew, and Melissa; great-grandchildren; and brother, William Radell.

Lorraine K. Heberling, 73, of Myerstown, passed away February 3 at the WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon. She was the widow of Kenneth L. Heberling. Lorraine is survived by sons, Lyle (Diane) Heberling of Columbus, OH, Dean (Donna) Heberling of Myerstown, Rory (Norma) Heberling of Washington Boro; grandsons; stepgranddaughters; great-grandchildren; stepgreat-grandchildren; stepgreat-great-grandchild; brothers, Rick (Denise) Brightbill of Myerstown, Larry (Dian) Brightbill of Myerstown, Dale (Pat) Brightbill of Lebanon, Kerry (Sue) Brightbill of Hershey; nieces and nephews; and grandnieces and -nephews.

Randall L.”Randy” Hoffman, 61, of Orwigsburg, formerly of Pine Grove and Florida, passed away February 1 at Orwigsburg Center. He was a son of Dorothy Wolfe Hoffman, Pine Grove, and the late Richard A. Hoffman. Also surviving are his wife, Susan Bornstein Hoffman, Griffin, GA; daughters, Jamie White, Davie, FL, and Kelly Hoffman, Pembroke Pines, FL; grandchildren, Madison Lozada and Caleb Lozada; brother, Richard Hoffman, and sister, Darlene (Steven) Noll, both of Pine Grove; nieces and nephews.

Edward L. Hummel, Sr., 94, of Schuylkill Haven, passed away February 2 at home. He was the widow of Jeanette L. Hummel. Ed is survived by sons, E. Lewis Hummel, Schuylkill Haven, and Henry H. “Hank” (Audrey) Hummel, Reading; and sister, Phyllis Mattern, Nebraska.

Mary T. Hunter, 100, passed away February 5 at Cornwall Manor. She was preceded in death by husband, Dr. Thomas M. Hunter. Surviving are daughter, Alice A. (William A.) Downey of Cornwall; son, Dr. Thomas M. (Aryati) Hunter, Jr. of Vancouver; grandchildren, Sean (Michelle) Downey, Kadek Jayanti Hunter, and Putu Indra; great-grandchildren, Brian Downey, Brandon Downey, and Erin Downey; nephews, Dave Thompson, Bill Thompson, and Philip Hunter, Jr.; and niece, Laurie Thompson.

Merlin J. “Nook” Klick, 79, of Lebanon, passed away February 5 at Cedar Haven. He was the husband of Betty J. Bennethum Klick. Also surviving are son, Todd R. Klick of Sherman Oaks, CA; daughter, Wendy A. Stouffer (Michael T. Hammel) of Middletown; brother, Sterling “Bud” (Sandra) Klick of Lebanon; sister, Joyce Grimes of Myerstown; and grandchildren, Ryan Stouffer of Texas, Kortne, Logan, Kerstin, and Austin Stouffer, and Connor Stouffer-Funck.

Franklin W. Krow, 92, of Cornwall Manor and formerly of Manheim, passed away February 2 in the M.S. Hershey Medical Center. Surviving are his wife, Marie H. (Buffington) Krow; daughter, Janet M. (Mark) Stuller of North Carolina; son, Dahl F. Krow (Joyce Brendle); grandchildren, Jennifer Stuller and Christopher (Rebecca) Stuller; and great-grandson, Adler W. Stuller.

Janet A. Lehman, 83, of Palmyra, passed away February 3 in the M.S. Hershey Medical Center. Surviving are her husband, Fred A. Lehman; children, Steven A. (Donna) Lehman of Lebanon, Debra A. (Frank) McDaniels of Annville, and Brian A. Lehman of Palmyra; sister, Dorothy R. Marshall of Palmyra; grandchildren, Jennifer L. (Eric) Baughman and Justin R. McDaniels; great-grandchildren, Daniel and Samara; nieces and nephew.

Betty L. Lerch, 86, of Annville, passed away February 3 in Hospice & Community Care of Lancaster Co. She was the wife of the late Jon W. Lerch.Surviving are daughter, Barbara J. (Robert D.) Felty, with whom she lived; brother, Paul “Butchie” Kendig of Tennessee; granddaughters, Jennifer Shoemaker and Kristy Felty; and great-grandchildren, Rebecca, Amber, and Joel Shoemaker.

Deborah K. Light, 64, of Lancaster, and formerly of Cleona, passed away January 25 at Conestoga View. She leaves no immediate relatives.

Bernice M. Maffeo, 92, of Schuylkill Haven, formerly of Cressona, passed away January 31 at the Orwigsburg Center, Orwigsburg. She was the widow of Carl P. Maffeo. Bernice is survived by sons, Edward C. (Jean) Maffeo, Cressona, Carl R. (Sharon) Maffeo, Florida, and Jim R. (Claire) Maffeo, Pottsville; daughter, Marcia A. (Harry) Hipp, Schuylkill Haven; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

Anna P. Miller, 95, of Mt. Gretna, passed away January 30 at the Wellspan Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon. She was the widow of Edward S. Miller, Sr. Anna is survived by daughters, Ruth Lewis of Chandler, AZ, Kathryn Dissinger of Annville, Jane Miller of Norfolk, VA, and Rose Marie (Geoffrey) Andress of Mesa, AZ; daughter-in-law, Pam Miller of Chambersburg; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

Edna E. Pifath, 87, of Elizabethtown, passed away January 28 at Masonic Village Health Care Center, Elizabethtown. Surviving are sons, Steve and Michael; nieces and nephews; and grandnieces and grandnephews.

Robert H. Raudenbush, 87, of Tower City, passed away February 5 at PinnacleHealth West Shore Hospital.Surviving are his wife, Regina Gentile Raudenbush; children, Barbara (Don) Kaufman, Jane (Daryl) Smith, both of Harrisburg, Harry (Linda) Raudenbush, Tower City, Marie (Marvin) Artz, Pillow, and Robert (Faith) Raudenbush, Port Allegany; brother, Thomas (Nancy) Bohr, Tower City; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

S. Alberta Rentschler, 86, of Lebanon, formerly of Womelsdorf, passed away February 5 at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Lebanon. Her husband, Arthur T. Rentschler preceded her in death. She is survived by nieces and nephews.

Dianne F. Rhoads, 69, of Lebanon, passed away February 5 at Cedar Haven. She was the widow of John R. Rhoads. Dianne is survived by sons, Kenneth J. (Nicole) Rhoads of Fredericksburg, and Bradley J. (Kimberly) Rhoads of Jonestown; daughters, Joyce L. Gnafakis of Falls Church, VA, Linda M. Rhoads of Capitola, CA, Jacquelyn M. Rhoads of Jonestown, and Jennifer M. (Charles) Huff of Lebanon; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; sisters, Evelyn (Kermit) Rudy of Myerstown, Gladys (Neil) Shirk of Fredericksburg, and Virginia (Charles) Knerr of Fredericksburg; nieces and nephews.

Robert A. Schoener, Sr., 80, of Myerstown, passed away February 2 at his residence. He was the husband of Gladys F. (Troutman) Schoener.Also surviving are daughters, Debra A. Gingrich, Linda L. (Michael) Bollinger, Sheri L. (Lynn) Fisher, and Jodi D. Smith; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren.

Mary Jane Smith, 83, of Myerstown, and recently a resident of Spang Crest Nursing Home, Lebanon, passed away February 2 in the M.S. Hershey Medical Center. She was the widow of Joseph H. Smith. Surviving are daughter, Greta M. (Michael) Houtz of Myerstown; sons, Steven H. (Christine) Smith of Lebanon, Rev. Edward H. (Laurie) Smith of Rockwall, TX, David H. Smith of Grottoes, VA, and Andrew J. (Kathy) Smith of Cuenca, Ecuador; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, James Boyer of Reading; and sister-in-law, Nina Smith of Lebanon.

Edna M. “Tootie” Stump, 75, of Schuylkill Haven, passed away January 31 at her residence. She was the widow of Russell T. Stump, and her first husband, Harold Mertz. Edna is survived by daughters, Lori (Dale) Sult, and Sharon (Eric) Haller; sons, Russell (Elizabeth) Stump, Richard (Patty) Mertz, Daniel G. (Tami) Stump, and Eric (Joan) Stump; stepdaughter, Alta Petree; stepson, Allen Greenburg; grandchildren, Nicholas, Austin, Cyndol, Bianca, Owen, Ethan and Joshua; and great-grandchildren, Alexis and Caitlyn.

At Thi Tran, 89, of Lebanon, passed away February 4 at the WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital. She was the wife of the late Tu Trong Phung.Surviving are children, Oanh Phung and husband, Duong Tran of Sydney, Australia, Tri Phung and wife, Hoang Tran of Coatesville, Dung Phung and wife, Loi Phan, Yen Phung and husband, Hai Bui, Tho Phung and husband, Le Van, all of Lebanon, Hung Phung and wife, Hang Doan of San Jose, CA, Huong Phung and husband, Loi Nguyen of Calgary, Canada, Cuong Phung and wife and children of Philadelphia, Cuong Phung and wife and children of Tucson, AZ, Nghi Phung and wife and children of Phoenix, AZ, Nhu Phung and husband and children of Orange County, CA, Tuan Phung and wife and children of Harrisburg and Kiet Phung and wife and children of Tucson, AZ; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

John R. Welker, 87, of Wiconisco, passed away February 2 at the Manor of the Susquehanna Village, Millersburg. Surviving are his wife, Ethel Keiser Welker; son, Jack (Sheri) Welker, Wiconisco; granddaughters, Kelli Brunmeier, Louisiana, and Jessica (Thomas) Olson, Pennsburg; great-grandchildren, Coralyn Rose and Bryce Brunmeier; sister, Grace (Jack) Keiter, Tower City; nieces and nephews.