Thomas P. Baker, 68, formerly of Hershey, passed away April 10 at The Gardens at Campbelltown. Surviving are brother, P. Terry (Marilyn) Baker of Palmyra; nieces; nephew; grand-nieces and -nephews.
Gloria Lorraine Becker, 92, of Pine Grove, passed away April 15 at the Wellspan Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon. Her husband, Milton C. Becker, preceded her in death. Surviving are son, Daniel (Charmaine) Becker, Sr. of Pine Grove; daughter, Beth Ann Bates of Lebanon; grandchildren, Scott (Jill), Daniel Jr. (Alison), Justin, Tammy and Megan; and great-grandchildren, Douglas, Dylan, Johanna, Jessica and Kylie.
Arlene L. Brandt, 67, passed away April 12. Surviving are brothers, Abram F. (Margaret) Brandt, Hershey, Raymond U. Brandt, Palmyra, Lloyd R. (Lori) Brandt, Lebanon, Mark S. (Patricia) Brandt, Pine Grove; sisters, Erma (John) Kline, Annville, Beth E. (Ronald) Weihrauch, Lebanon, Lucy (Robert) Kreider, Lebanon, and Marty (Jerry) Uhrich, Palmyra; nieces and nephews; great-nieces and -nephews.
Rev. James D. Corbett, 75, passed away April 7 at the Wellspan Good Samaritan Hospital. He was the husband of Shirley (Hassinger) Corbett. Also surviving are children, Susan Simonton of Eugene, OR, and Matthew Corbett of Palmyra; and grandchildren, Sarah (Komeil) and Lydia.
Ruth M. Doeing, 87, passed away April 8. She was the wife of Earl W. Doeing.
Mae G. Felty, 87, passed away April 14 at StoneRidge Retirement. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edgar T. Felty, Jr. Surviving are daughter, Lucinda E. Frank Reist, Jr.; Randal A., spouse of Kathleen Felty, Calvin R., spouse of Debra Felty; grandchildren, Jennifer, Michelle, Adam, Joanna; and great-grandchildren.
Jean R. Fillman, 85, formerly of Pottstown, passed away April 13 at the WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon.
Elizabeth “Betty” Fischer, 88, passed away April 13 at the Wellspan Good Samaritan Hospital. She was the wife of the late Joseph A. Fischer, Sr. Elizabeth is survived by children, Jospeh A. (Patti) Fischer, Jr., Lebanon, Jane E. Strawser, Lebanon, Frederick R. (Mae) Fischer, Cleona, and Timothy L. Fischer, Linda S. (Michael Sr.) Fleisher, Scott A. Fischer, and Sherri (Duane) Rodkey, all of Lebanon; grandchildren, Carl Jr., Douglas, Michael Jr., Ryan, Matthew, Bobbi, Charissa, Katelyn, Rayna, Blake, Jamie, Lindsay, Jospeh, Patrick; and great-grandchildren, Brittany, Jesse, Courtney, Joshua, Sean, Kylie, Mason, Alanna, Aanya and Akai.
Eugene L. Geistwite, 86, of Lykens Twp., passed away April 10 at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Twila N. Wolfe Geistwite; sons, Randy A. (Linda) Geistwite, Lykens Twp., and David G. (Debra) Geistwite, Gratz; daughter, Heidi M. (Daniel) Zerby, Lykens Twp.; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; brother, John Forceskie, AZ; and nephews.
Donald R. Haak, Sr., 92, passed away April 8 at Spang Crest, Lebanon. He was the widower of Betty Jane (Snavely) Haak. Donald is survived by daughters, Donna J., (H. Richard) Brooks of Wyomissing, Mary C. (Ray) Horst of Stevens, Sandra E. Hibshman of Myerstown; son, Donald R. (Joan) Haak, Jr. of Myerstown; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.
Janet Lee Hartman passed away April 13. She was the widow of Ernest G. Hartman. Janet is survived by sons, Keith (Becky) Hartman, Brian (Brenda) Hartman; grandchildren, Megan, Seth, Alexis, and Abigail; great-grandchildren, Jaxon and Olivia; and brother, Charlie Lantz, Jr.
H. Barry Heaps, 81, of Palmyra, passed away April 14 in the M. S. Hershey Medical Center. Surviving are his wife, Eileen Lehman Heaps; daughters, Lori Ann (Thomas) Bezek of Dallastown, and Cynthia Louise (Wade) Schirmer of Frederick, MD; brother, Kenneth (Judith) Heaps of Red Lion; grandsons, Daniel and Peter; nieces and nephews.
Anna C. Hirschbock, 88, passed away April 7 at the Wellspan Good Samaritan Hospital. She was the wife of the late Charles B. Hirschbock. Anna is survived by children, Linda M. Arguedas of Annville, and Thomas J. (Catherine) Hirschbock of Myerstown; grandchildren, Sherri, Kristie, Andrea, Adam, Katie, and John; great-grandchildren; sisters, Mary Hartman, Barbara Ann Donmoyer, Betty Lou Hughes, Donna Rhen, Deborah Eisenhour, and Diane McClelland; brothers, Charlie and Paul Shutter; nieces and nephews.
Thomas E. Hockley, 88, passed away April 12 at his residence. He was the husband of Mary Ellen (Koch) Hockley. Thomas is also survived by children, Patrice M. (Archie) Sadler of Fleetwood, Robert J. Hockley of Ono, and David M. (Alissa) Hockley of East Petersburg; grandchildren, Brett, Erica, Nicholas, Eric, and Lauren; great-granddaughter, Brynn; daughter-in-law, Helen; nieces and nephews.
Keith H. E. Hoover, 51, of Tower City, passed away April 14 at home. He was a son of Thomas Hoover, Williamstown, and Fern Schrawder Heberling, Tioga. Also surviving are his wife, Rosa Ester Hoover; children, Travis Hoover, Tower City, Sierra Hoover, Florida, and Julio Mundo-Perez, at home; brothers, Thomas Hoover, West Virginia, Kevin Hoover, Tower City, Doug Hoover, Williamstown, and John Heberling, Tower City; sisters, Carol Howard, Millersburg, and Brenda Heberling, Williamstown; stepsisters, Bridget Shoop, Williamstown, and Nicole Hoover, Harrisburg; nieces and nephews.
Mary I. Kline, 91, Lebanon, formerly of Gretna Springs and Elmcroft of Lebanon, passed away April 12 at Wellspan Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon. She was the wife of Robert C. Kline. Mary is also survived by children, Sue A. (Dale) Jones of Elizabethtown, Lois (Dennis) Maulfair of Lebanon, Douglas (Linda) Kline of Wheaton, IL, Nelson (Lori) Kline of Lititz, Audrey (Jeffrey) Raynor of Red Lion, Betty (Ric) Caylor of Enola, Faith Kline of Wernersville; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; sister, Betty Atkins of Jonestown; nieces and nephews.
Norman Lee Klinger, 75, Hegins, passed away April 9. He was the husband of Darlene K. Dinger Klinger.Surviving are sons, Allen J. (Cheryl) Klinger, Sr. of Klingerstown, and Scott M. (Kristi) Klinger of Hegins; daughter, Corinna M. Harris, Frackville; grandchildren, Janet, Dan, Allen Jr., Nikki, Cody, Devin, Joseph, Chad, Natasha, and Breanna; sisters-in-law, Nancy Klinger, Hegins, and Kathleen Klinger, Valley View; great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Neil Paul Koopmann, 89, passed away April 11 at the the Lebanon VA Hospice. He was the husband of Eleanor M. (Sanchez) Koopmann. Neil is also survived by children, Mark and Christopher Koopmann, both of Pennsylvania, Kathryn Koopmann of Georgia; and niece, Susan, of Wellfleet, MA.
Mary Jane Kreider, 87, longtime resident of Lebanon, passed away April 13 at Country Meadows of Hershey Retirement Community. She was the widow of Richard H. Kreider. Survivors include children, Rob (Alice) Kreider, Annville, Steve (Chris) Kreider, Bethlehem, Kathy (Ed) Cox, Muhlenberg Twp., Mary Ann (John) White, Camp Hill; grandchildren, Reed (Amara), Kendall, Devon, Kelsey, Blake, Luke, Rachel, Jenna and Zachary; sister, Virginia Dunlap; and brothers, Carl and Robert Innocent.
June M. Long, 81, of Myerstown, passed away April 10 at her residence. She was the wife of Jacob C. Long. June is also survived by daughters, Loretta (Phillip) Royer of Lebanon, Lisa (Joseph) Dolan of Michigan; sons, Lester (Jane) Long of Myerstown, LeRoy (Peg) Long of Womelsdorf, Leon (Lori) Long of Richland; stepson, Leslie Long of Lebanon; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Lillian D. Lower, 95, of Williamstown, passed away April 11 at the Manor of the Susquehanna Village, Millersburg. She was predeceased by her husband, Russel Lower, Sr. Surviving are son, Russel (Brenda) Lower, Jr., Tower City; granddaughters, Heather (Robert) and Lauren (Larry); great-granddaughter, Laila; sisters, Gladys Frette, Minnesota, and Evelyn Hoffman, Maryland; nieces and nephews.
George H. Nagle, 68, of Schuylkill Haven, passed away April 12 at WellSpan York Hospital, York. His wife, Joanne Eckert Nagle, preceded him in death. George is survived by half-sister, Linda Nagle, Switzerland; sisters-in-law; brothers-in-law; nieces, nephews and cousins.
Ricky A. Ney, Sr., 55, of Pine Grove, passed away April 9 in Lebanon Co. Surviving are his wife, Lynn Celep Ney; son, Ricky (Christie) Ney, Jr. of Tremont; daughter, Wendy (Mark) Kuhns of Tower City; grandchildren, Brittney, Cory, Derick and Drew; aunts, uncles and cousins.
Melvin A. Pennington, 80, of Palmyra, passed away April 10 at Manor Care, Lebanon. He was the husband of Susan E. Pennington. Melvin is survived by daughters, Valerie Costanzo of Volant, PA, Velenda Dumbroski of Phoenix, AZ, Kelly English of Dover, PA; son, Daniel Menear of Delmar, MD; grandchildren, Valysha, Clayton, Isaak and Ryan; great-grandchildren, Gage, Kyleigh, Joel, Lily and Clayton; and great-great-granddaughter, Cora.
Kenneth C. Rhode, 83, of Annville, passed away April 12 at his home. He was the husband of Ruth “Kay” Frantz Rhode. Also surviving are children, Krystal (John) Taylor of Detroit, MI, Kenneth Rhode, Jr. of Lebanon, Karen (Jack) Bingaman of Annville; grandchildren, Angel (Justin), Bradley (Lisa), Zachariah (Sheena), Olivia, Erik (Nikki), Stephanie; and great-grandchildren, Sophea, Tyler, Ryan, Micala, Taylor, Landon, Anthony, Morgan, Rhys, Cole and Erik.
Kathryn J. “Kitty” Rowe, 88, passed away April 9 at StoneRidge Retirement. She was preceded in death by husband, Robert L. Rowe. Surviving are daughter, Patricia A. (Henry P. Jr.) Wallace of Lebanon; son, Eddie (Jean) Rowe of Schaefferstown; grandchildren, Henry III (Tamy), Brian (Brandee), Steven (Nikki), Andrew (Jennilyn), Yvonne (Mike); and great-grandchildren, Shyann, Alysha, Cassady, Corinna, Zane, Janelle.
David B. Smoker, 63, of N. Lebanon Twp., passed away April 12 in his residence. He is survived by siblings, Hannah B. Smoker, Rachel B. (John) Esh, Eli K. (Fannie) Smoker, Moses B. (Elsie) Smoker, and John B. (Mary) Smoker.
Jay L. Snavely, 83, of Lebanon, passed away April 13 at home. He is survived by his wife, Jeanne Hower Snavely; children, Cynthia A. Snavely of Virginia, Christopher J. (Christine) Snavely of Lititz, and Constance J. Snavely of Lebanon; grandchildren, Corbin and Shra; and great-grandchildren.
Kaye H. Tirado, 72, passed away April 9 at M.S. Hershey Medical Center. She was the wife of Carmelo Tirado. Also surviving are children, Rosa (Gerald) Hallman of Palmyra, Kim (Franklin) Uhler of Newmanstown, Lydia (Michael) Cox of Lebanon, Hiram Sequinot of Lebanon, Andrew Tirado of Cleona; grandchildren, Leo, Tony, Frankie, Cinnomin, Stacey, Michael, Corky; great-grandchildren; and sister, Ruth Rakes of Newport Richie, FL.
Marlin R. Wedde, 88, formerly of Hegins and Camp Hill, passed away April 15 at the home in Dillsburg.
Donald L. Yorty, Sr., 91, passed away April 10 in the Lebanon V.A. Medical Center. He was the widower of Theresa R. Matters Yorty. Surviving are sons, Donald L. Yorty Jr. of New York City, Scott A. (Patricia) Yorty of Cornwall; daughters, Catherine L. (Larry) Cox of Cornwall, Margaret A. (John Jr.) Dullebawn of Lebanon, and Jennifer L. (José) Montanez of Lebanon; grandchildren, John III, Christopher, Matthew, James, Sara, and Daniel; great-grandchildren, Jayden, Brooke, and Orion; sister, Nancy A. McDevitt of Cornwall; and cousin, Robert Yorty of Annville.
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