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Amos J. Balsbaugh, Jr., 81, of Myerstown, passed away November 20 in his residence. He was the husband of Yvonne M. Horst Balsbaugh. Surviving, in addition to his wife, are children, Jeffrey L. Balsbaugh and wife, Frances of Fredericksburg, Patty L. Landis and husband, Michael of Lititz, Kim M. Deitzler and husband, William of Schaefferstown, Scott A. Balsbaugh and wife, Robin of Lebanon, Michael J. Balsbaugh and wife, Rebecca of Schaefferstown, Todd E. Balsbaugh and wife, Nicole of Annville; grandchildren; great-grandchild; and sister, Anna Kupp, wife of Landis of Lebanon.

Florence Lydia Bartolett, 78, passed away November 20 in Richland. She was the wife of the late Earl Bryan Bartolett. Florence is survived by daughter, Nancy K., wife of Manuel A. Vega of Richland; brother, John Garrett and wife, Gail of Lebanon; sisters, Brenda Hess and husband, Roy of Lancaster, and Mary Grace Nielsen of Warren.

Rebecca W. Blouch, 65, passed away on October 28 at the Penn State Hershey Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Anthony Witczek. Rebecca is survived by brother John E. Blouch (Joyce) of Lebanon and sister Anne Stevens (Jack) of Boalsburg; nephew, John R von Blauch and nieces, Marianne Stevens, Jill Stevens Davidson (Nicholas) and Leigh Moul (Chris); great-nephews and great-nieces; and aunt, Mary Lewis.

Catherine J. "Cass" Brightbill, 83, passed away on November 19 at her home. Surviving are husband, Hiram J. Brightbill, Jr.; son Dennis J., spouse of LuAnn Brightbill, Annville; daughters Kathleen, spouse of Kenneth Englert, MD, Ann, spouse of James Witman, Lancaster, Paula, spouse of David Albright, Lebanon, Sherry, spouse of Kevin Livering, Lebanon; grandchildren; step-grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and step-great-grandchildren.

Mary E. Brown, 90, passed away November 22. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles D. Brown, Sr. Mary is survived by sons, Charles D. Brown, Jr. husband of Mary Kline Brown of Annville, James R. Brown husband of Diane Weaver Brown of Ephrata; daughters, Penny wife of Fred Ezell of Winston-Salem, NC, and Bonnie K. Ulrich of Ephrata; foster son, Steven Troung of Plano, TX; brother, Percy Vance of Loomis, CA, and a sister, Dorothy Roberson of Canton, IL; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Catherine B. Chubb, 87, passed away November 20 in the Masonic Village Health Care Center in Elizabethtown. Surviving are her husband, Donald B. Chubb; sons, Gary (Loretta) Chubb of Hershey and Jeffrey Chubb of Palmyra; grandchildren; and great-granddaughters.

Linda M. (Berrier) Custer, 65, of Willow Hill, PA passed away November 14 in Columbus, OH. She was the daughter of Frances Berrier and the late Calvin Berrier, and the wife of R. Earl Custer. Also surviving are children, Jeffrey Custer (wife Jennifer) and Julie Eckels (husband Richard II), all of Willow Hill, PA; granddaughters, Jessi, Jaymi, and Jacki Custer; and sister, Patricia Gibbons of Dry Run.

Louis Joseph D'Augostine, 69, passed away on November 15 in Community General Osteopathic Hospital in Harrisburg. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Ann (Tezak) D'Augostine; brother-in-law, William Wallace of New Bloomfield; sister-in-law, Wendy Wood, of Lititz; and cousins.

Harold P. (Hats) Davies, 85, passed away on November 16 in the Good Samaritan Hospital in Lebanon. He was the husband of Ruthann (Shucker) Davies. Also surviving are sons, Christopher K. Davies, husband of Amanda of Hummelstown; Jason W. Davies of Lebanon; Scott Davies, husband of Debra of Lebanon; Jon Davies, husband of Judy of Lebanon; Brian Davies of Lebanon; David A. Bashore, husband of Kelly of Parksburg; daughter Kathy (Bashore) Yancey, wife of Robert Jr. of Lebanon; sisters, Lois Witters of Lebanon; Margaret Eckert, wife of Ray of Hummelstown; Geraldine Ipek, wife of Isaac of Rochester, NY; and Shirley Mess of Sun City, Arizona; grandchildren and ; great-grandchildren.

Carol A. Dechert, 68, passed away on November 20 in the Lebanon Good Samaritan Hospital. She was the wife of Edwin E. Dechert. Carol is also survived by son, Scott Dechert and wife Kendra of Lebanon; daughter, Lisa, wife of Robert Putt of Lebanon; grandchildren, Rachael Dechert, Brayden Putt, and Kalli Putt, all of Lebanon; sister, Shirley, wife of Marvin Speicher of Robesonia; and brother, Mervin Degler and wife, Blubella of Sinking Springs.

Jack E. Dumbauld, 68, passed away on November 17 at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown. He is survived by his wife Barbara L. (Minnich) Dumbauld. Also surviving are son, Andy Dumbauld and wife Lorrie; stepson, Erik Kaylor; grandchildren, Audrey Davies and fiance Jon, Nichole Hartlieb and husband Austin, Emma and Tilly Kaylor; great-granddaughter, Sarah; brothers, Charlie Dumbauld and wife Sherry, Jerry Dumbauld and wife Cecelia, Larry Dumbauld; and sisters, Edna Baseshore and Susan Dumbauld.

James "Jimmy" Ferrari, 49, passed away on November 14 at Hershey Medical Center in Hershey. He was the husband of Marge (Firestone) Binner, and the son of James C. and Betty Lou (Black) Ferrari of Lebanon. Also surviving are daughter, Joselyn Binner of Pottstown; brother, Brian Ferrari and his wife Melissa of Harveys Lake; nephews, Antonio, Vincenzo and Giovanni; and aunts and uncles, Ann Marie Whitenight, Fenton Black and Janice Staloski.

Lucy T. Guerrisi, 96, passed away November 21 at the Palmyra Health & Rehab Center. She was the wife of the late Robert J. Guerrisi. Lucy is survived by son, Jerome R., husband of Cheryl Guerrisi of Palmyra; grandchildren, JoAnn Smith of Palmyra and Steven Guerrisi of Shanghai, China; great-grandchildren, Benjamin and Brian; sister, Rita Capozzi of Philadelphia; and nieces and nephews.

Earlee A. Hayes, 83, passed away November 18 at her residence. She was the wife of the late Richard B. Hayes. Earlee is survived by children, Ronald A. Hayes, Richard L., husband of Robin Hayes, Randolph B., husband of Nita Hayes, Reginald T., husband of Joanne Hayes, Sonja M. Hayes, Sondra R., wife of Michael Dunlap, all of Lebanon; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; sisters, Beatrice Darensbourg, Harrisburg, Lillian, wife of Robert Allen, Harrisburg, Lucille Adams, New Orleans, LA, and Jeanne Ducree, FL.

Mary R. Kiscadden, 85, of Lewes, DE, passed away November 19 at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, DE. She was the wife of Paul W. Kiscadden. Also surviving are children, Jeffrey Kiscadden, and Mary Walmer, companion of Charles Fetrow; stepchildren, Rodney, husband of Dawn Kiscadden and Craig Kiscadden, companion of Tina Wenrich; granddaughter, Ashley; stepgrandchildren, Josh Wenrich and Seth Roach; great-grandchildren, Casey and Kaelani; and nieces and nephews.

Jacqueline J. Klick, 80, passed away November 16 in Cedar Haven, Lebanon. She was the wife of the late Richard J. Klick, Sr. Jacqueline is survived by children, Jean Diane Shaak of Ephrata; Rose Buck and husband, Terry of Lebanon; Ric Klick of Harrisburg; Frank, husband of Teri Klick of Lebanon; grandchildren; and great- grandchildren.

Dennis Lee Kreider, 63, of Annville, passed away November 19 in the M. S. Hershey Medical Center. He was the husband of Olive A. Graaf Kreider. Also surviving are stepson, Steven W., husband of Jennifer Graaf of Harrisburg; brother, James R. Kreider of Lebanon; sister, JoAnn Burchett of Palmyra; and nieces and nephews.

Jeffery R. Kreiser, 57, passed away November 18 at Good Samaritan Hospital. He was the partner of Georgia Hoke. Also surviving are son, Andy Mattarazzi; and sister, Connie Bartal.

Bernice S. Landis, 82, passed away November 18 in the M.S. Hershey Medical Center. She was the wife of John B. Landis. Surviving, in addition to her husband, are a son, Scott C., husband of Debra Light Wagner of Palmyra; a daughter, Lori L., wife of Timothy Wagner of Palmyra; three grandchildren, Averee, wife of Steven Conway of Huntingdon Valley, Aimee, wife of Timothy Bergner of Palmyra, and Andrew, husband of Yasied Wagner of Palmyra; great-grandchildren, Oliver Bergner, Charlotte Bergner, David Wagner, and Yainelis Wagner; and brothers, Roy E., husband of Jean Boltz Summers of Hershey, and Charles, husband of Delores Summers of Hummelstown.

Jean Marie Marco, 86, passed away on November 19 at The Good Samaritan Hospital. She was the wife of the late William F. "Bill" Marco. Jean is survived by children, David Marco and wife, Brenda, James Marco and wife, Cindy, Jeffrey Marco and wife, Debbie, and Lynn Marco; grandchildren, Christina and husband, Shawn, Ryan, Megan, and Bernadette; and brother, Jack Spotts and wife, Marietta.

William J. McNellis, 94, passed away November 8. He was the husband of Anna Elizabeth (Stoner) McNellis. Also surviving are daughter, Marilyn Kay Wadley of McAlester, OK; son, Robert J. McNellis of Dallas, TX; grandchildren, Krista Mullican and husband Jimmy of Denison, TX, John Wadley and wife, Jennifer of Edmond, OK, and Lindsay Hurley and husband, Matt of Apollo Beach, FL; and great-grandchildren, Brynlee Mullican, Avery Mullican and Alexis Wadley.

Woodrow Keppley Miller, 88, passed away November 17 at Juniper Village. He was the husband of Alice (Scholl) Miller. In addition to his wife, he is survived by children, Carol A., wife of Kenneth Soulliard, Michael W., husband of Giovana Miller, Barbara J., wife of Michael Brubaker, and Woodrow Craig, husband of Kay Miller; grandchildren, Laura Haak, Nicole Custer, Zachary Soulliard, Michael Miller, Katie Miller, Jeremy Allwein, and Matthew Brubaker; and great-grandchildren, Olivia Haak, Kale Custer, Paige Custer, Brianna Shay, Luxlin Miller, Grant Allwein, and Logan Allwein.

John R. Resanovich III, 36, passed away November 21 at the Good Samaritan Hospital. He was the son of Collette Resanovich, fiancee of Dr. Gregory Wickey of Lebanon, and the late John R. Resanovich, Jr. John is also survived by sister, Stacie Heuyard and husband Bryan of Lebanon; paternal grandfather, John Resanovich, Sr.; and maternal grandfather, Fred Hummel.

Reverend John Nelson Roberts, Sr., 80, passed away November 19. He was the husband of Eleanor Alice Raisner.  Also surviving are children, Mary E., wife of Joseph Kelly of Philadelphia, John Nelson, Jr., husband of Patricia Dixon Roberts of Lebanon, and Andrew Harold Jones, husband of Kathleen Briody Roberts of Mt. Gretna; grandchildren, Laura Ashley Roberts, Brianna Roberts, Nicole Roberts, Daniel Dixon, David Dixon, and Dustin Dixon; and great-granddaughter, Natalie Dixon.

Audrey B. Ross, 73, passed away on November 21 at her home. Surviving are husband, William C. Ross, of Lebanon; daughter, Jodie Moyer-Laskey and husband, Donald, of Lebanon; grandchildren, Morgan Laskey of Boston, MA, and Mason Laskey of Pittsburgh; and nieces and nephews.

Paul H. Schnoke, 73, passed away on November 17 in the Penn State Hershey Medical Center. He is survived by a daughter, Tesra wife of Craig Schlupp; granddaughter, Ashton Schlupp; brother, David Schnoke; sister, Rosalie Lash; nieces and nephews; and companion, Gail McFadden.

Harry J. "Bud" Schuler, 88, passed away on November 18 at the Lebanon Valley Brethren Home, Palmyra. He was the husband of Kathleen Conrad Schuler. Also surviving are children, H. Gregg Schuler of Lancaster, Gary Schuler of Lancaster, Donna Mull of Camp Hill, Timothy Schuler of Chambersburg; stepson Richard Care Jr. of Calif.; stepdaughters, Frances Reich of Annville, Kathleen, wife of Gary Reist of Cleona, Veronica Magni of Cleona; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Carl D. Smith, 77, passed away November 16 at the Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon. He was the husband of Anna Mae (Phillippy) Smith. Carl is also survived by sons, Joe E. Smith of Newmanstown, Larry W. Smith of Newmanstown, Gordon R. Smith of Quentin; and a granddaughter, Mallery Lyn Smith of Newmanstown.

Donna D. Smith, 66, passed away November 16 at home. Surviving are her husband, John R. Smith; son Steven R., husband of Jillian Smith of Elizabethtown; daughter, Samantha S. Smith of Elizabethtown; sisters, Jane Walborn of Palmyra, Irene Hurst of Syracuse, NY, and Martha Noel of Joppa, MD; aunt, Kathryn Greiner of Camp Hill; and grandsons, Cory, Michael, and Dylan.

Mildred M. “Aunt Millie” Snyder, 100, passed away on November 18 at Spang Crest Manor. Surviving are sister Geraldine Foltz; sister-in-law Lucille Snyder; and nieces and nephews.

Naomi M. Stick, 88, passed away on November 17 at the Lebanon Valley Home. She was the wife of the late Claude E. Stick. Surviving are her sons, Richard C. Stick, Sr. and wife, Trudy of Lebanon, Dennis D. Stick and wife, Susan of Irvine, CA, Terrence L. Stick and wife, Delores of West Chester, Gary L. Stick and wife, Kathryn of Frederick, MD, Kevin S. Stick and wife, Alicia of Campbelltown, and Brian K. Stick and wife, Dana of Camp Hill; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

Rachael Ann Swinford, 76, passed away November 13 at her home in Scottsdale, AZ. She is survived by her husband, Raleigh G. Swinford; children, Robin Swinford of AK, Raleigh Swinford, Jr. of FL, and Cynthia Swinford of AZ; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; sisters, Joanna, Kathleen, and Suzanne; and brothers, Tom and Sam Kuntz.

Juanita M. Velazquez, 92, of Catonsville, MD, formerly of Lebanon, passed away on November 19. She is survived by daughter: Carmen Hernandez, MD; sons: Cesar Padilla and wife Anna, Puerto Rico; William Padilla and wife Lucy, Lebanon; Valentine Padilla and wife Sandra, Lebanon and grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.