Helen Mary (Kreiser) Beamesderfer, 74, passed away at Twin Oaks Nursing Home October 7. She was the wife of Charles Beamesderfer, Sr. Helen is survived by children, Ruthann, Ilerda, Linda, Susan, Kay, and Charles Jr.; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; siblings, John, Paul, Morris, Ruth, Erma, and Nancy; nieces and nephews.
Rosetta Bennethum, 84, formerly of Newmanstown, passed away October 10 at Cedar Haven, Lebanon. She was the widow of Leonard C. Bennethum.Rosetta is survived by daughter, Tammy A. Keller of Myerstown; son, Leonard C. Bennethum, Jr. of Newmanstown; grandchildren, Tad (Tami) Bennethum, Kevin (Amy) Keller; great-grandchildren, Emily, Haley, Matthew, and Riley Bennethum, and Olivia Keller; sister, Jeanette (Kenneth) Reed of Myerstown; nieces and nephews.
E. Jeannette Brightbill, 93, of the Masonic Village, Elizabethtown, formerly of Lebanon, passed away October 14. She was the widow of Guy W. Brightbill. Surviving are sons, Gary G. (Janet) Brightbill of Cross Lanes, WV, Jerry D. (Lisa) Brightbill of Red Lion, Brian I. (Sandra) Brightbill of Lititz; daughters, Marietta A. Brightbill of California, Karen J. Brightbill of Adamstown; brother, James (Sally) Hartman of Roswell, NM; grandchildren; stepgrandchildren; great-grandchildren; stepgreat-grandchildren; and great-great-granddaughter.
Jodie M. “Brown Cow” Brown, 44, of Schuylkill Haven, passed away October 12 in Pine Grove Twp. He was a son of Patricia Haldeman Wilt and husband, Randy of Cleona, and the late Dean Brown. Also surviving are his wife, Stacey Moyer Brown; sons, Kyle Brown and Travis Brown; sister, Melissa (Anthony) Laratonda of Camp Hill; nephew, Vincent Laratonda; niece, Lucille Laratonda; aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Carmela Cullari, 87, formerly of Cranford, NJ, passed away October 12 in the M.S. Hershey Medical Center. Her husband, Carmelo Cullari, preceded her in death. Carmela is survived by son, Salvatore (Kathi) Cullari of Hershey; son, Gaetano (Candy) Cullari of Pine Grove; grandchildren, Dante, Catherine, Chris, Rachel and Michelle; and great-grandchildren, Teresa and Elizabeth Aujero.
Sallie J. Deichert, 68, of Myerstown, formerly of Pine Grove, passed away October 10 at Stoneridge Town Centre, Myerstown. She was a daughter of Anna Delong Bohr, Pine Grove, and the late Clair Bohr. Her husband, Harry W. Deichert, preceded her in death. Also surviving are son, James (Lori) Deichert, Tremont; her companion, Clarence “Pete” Marks Jr., Myerstown; sister, Judith Lehman, Pine Grove; nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles.
Donald L. “Herk” Fessler, 79, of Manheim, passed away October 12 at his home. He was the husband of Anna Mae Weik Fessler. Donald is also survived by daughters, Cynthia A. (Dennis) Swingholm of Mt. Zion and Gail M. (Gary) Anderson of Lebanon; grandchildren, Corey and Justin Swingholm and Beth Heckman; great-grandchildren; sisters, Gloria Ludwig of Homosassa, FL, Shirley Krick of Douglasville and Geraldine Fessler of Brookville, FL.
Antonia Garcia, 82, of Lebanon, passed away October 8 in Hershey, Pa. She was the wife of the late Juan Garcia. Surviving are children, Carmen Milagros Bernard, Wind (Carmen) Garcia, Elsie (Eliezer Sr.) Martinez, Myrna (Rolando Sr.) Ponce, and Johnny Garcia; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; brothers; nieces and nephews.
Ida Elizabeth “Sid” (Redinger) Gingrich, 89, passed away at Cornwall Manor October 7. She was the wife of the late Kerry H. Gingrich. Surviving are children, Sharman of West Newbury, MA, Kerry of Perkasie, Kevin of Meadowbrook; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; brothers, Harry Redinger and Ralph Redinger; and sisters, Anna Gingrich and Marion Schwartz.
Michael K. Golden, 38, of Tower City, passed away October 12 at the Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon. He was a son of Kenneth and Stephanie Klinger Golden, Tower City. Also surviving are his wife, Cory L. Messick Golden; children, Kristen and Alan Golden, both at home; sisters, Shelly Slough, Williamstown, and Dawn Shutt, Tower City; aunts, including Liza Klinger; uncles, nieces and nephews.
Catherine I. Hardenstine, 102, of Pine Grove, passed away October 9 at Tremont Health & Rehabilitation Center. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles W. Hardenstine.Surviving are nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Polly A. Heisey, 81, of Lebanon, passed away October 13 at her home. Surviving are nieces and nephews; great-nieces and -nephews; great-great-nieces and -nephews, Nicole, Kyle and Ian Hockley.
Georgine M. Hoffer, 87, formerly of Hershey, passed away October 9 at The Village of Morrisons Cove, Martinsburg. Her husband, Simon L. Hoffer, Jr., preceded her in death. Surviving are children, Karen L. Struwe of Allentown, Kenneth L. Hoffer of Harrisburg, Kim Marie Gilbaugh of Bellefonte, Karen Y. Kilmer of South Africa, Darryl L. Hoffer of Palmyra and Melissa A. André of Altoona; siblings, Kathleen Orehek of Palmyra, Jerald Kelley of Simi Valley, CA, and Romaine Ulrich of Palmyra; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.
Anna Mary King, 32, of Myerstown, passed away in her home October 14. She was the wife of Levi A. King, and a daughter of Moses and Ruth Lapp of Myerstown. Also surviving are children, Michael, Omar, Dorothy, Ervin and Mark; brothers, Samuel (Sadie) of Myerstown, Ammon (Linda) of Myerstown, Omar (Emma) of Millersburg, Jonas (Barbie) of Myerstown, Elam (Elizabeth) of Lebanon; and sisters, Sarahann (Isaac) Esh of Lebanon, Susie (Benjamin) Stoltzfus of Newburg.
Judith Kreider “Judy” LeRoy, 82, of Palmyra, passed away October 13 in her residence. She was the wife of William W. LeRoy. Also surviving are daughter, Margot (Jeffrey) Hoch of Lebanon; sons, Clint A. LeRoy of Palmyra, David J. LeRoy of Los Gatos, CA; grandchildren, Roxanne, Madeline, Kevin, and Ryan; and brother, Andrew R. Kreider of Georgia.
Richard Henry Meily, 94, passed away October 3 in Palm Harbor, FL. He was the husband of the late Lois (Haas) Meily. Surviving are children, Eileen Bermudez, Richard D. Meily, Christine Foreman, and Jo Ellyn Ruscigno; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; brother, Joseph; and sister, Alverta.
Elsie A. Morris, 85, of Fredericksburg, passed away October 7 at her home. She was the wife of the late Claude Morris. Elsie is survived by sisters, Bertha Moyer of Fogelsville, Earlene Brandt of Lebanon and Mildred Allen of Harrisburg; nieces and nephews, including niece, Linda M. Corcoran, with whom she lived.
Dorothy Mentzer Moyer, 88, passed away October 7 at Cedar Haven. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lester R. Moyer. Surviving are daughter, Suzanne M. (Harry) Gicking, Broomall; son, Robert D. (Terri) Moyer, Lexington, KY; grandchildren, Jennifer (Keith) Cadden, Chris (Donna) Gicking, Anna Marie (Michael) Young, Chris H. (Ingrid) Moyer; great-grandchildren.
John E. Moyer, 56, of Cleona, passed away October 13 at his residence. He was the husband of Lucinda J. “Cindy” (Fair) Moyer. Also surviving are children, Darrel, Shannon and Erica Moyer, all of Cleona; sisters, Karen Sue (Jim) Holcombe of Mohrsville, Joan (Dan) Geib of Bethel; brother, Ed (Brandy) Moyer of Lebanon; nieces and nephews.
Richard L. O’Brien, 60, of Lebanon, passed away October 7 at WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital in Lebanon. He was the husband of Jane S. (Tryon) O’Brien. Richard is survived by daughter, Brandy Lynn O’Brien.
Emma A. (Boger) Phillips, 94, of Lebanon, passed away October 15 at her home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl W. Phillips. Surviving are daughter, Dianna K. Pond; grandchildren, Christopher Pond, David Pond, David Boger, Lynn Brewer, Donna Rickets, Patricia Fink, Scott Boger; great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
George W. Rhoads, Jr., 72, of Marysville, passed away October 9 in Pinnacle Health Hospital, Mechanicsburg. He was the companion of Kelly L. Bradshaw of Marysville. Also surviving are son, Edward G. (Kathy S.) Rhoads, Lebanon; grandchildren, Joshua and Taylor Rhoads; sisters, Joan Hunsicker of Myerstown, Nora (Harvey) Smith of Lebanon and Mary Rhoads of Palmyra; nieces and nephews.
Theresa M. Satchwell, 90, passed away October 11 at the Wellspan Good Samaritan Hospital. She was the wife of William G. Satchwell. Theresa is also survived by children, William J. (Claudia) Satchwell of Orange Park, FL, Kevin P. (Donna) Satchwell of Flushing, NY, Anne M. (Mark) Loscalzo-Chase of Brewster, NY, Mary T. Satchwell of Lebanon, Michael F. (Carol) Satchwell of Cazenovia, NY; grandchildren, Paola (Joe) Kuehmeier, Stephen, Andrew, Joseph, Michael, Lauren, Sean, Matthew, and Raymond; and great-grandchildren, Julia, Bella, Joseph, and Lukas.
Herman Francis Scheibelhut, 85, of Schuylkill Haven, passed away October 13 at Seton Manor, Orwigsburg. He was the widower of Annerose Quint Scheibelhut. Herman is survived by daughter, Rosemarie A. (Timothy) Schimpf, Schuylkill Haven; grandson, Aaron J. (Sarah) Schimpf; granddaughter, Katelyn P. Schimpf; great-grandson, Derek Ryan Schimpf; brother, James Scheibelhut (Shirley Mills), Pottsville; nieces and nephews.
Suzanne M. Sergott, 47, of Lebanon, passed away October 7 at home. She was the companion of Christopher M. Paul, and a daughter of Oada (Hess) Musselman and the late Charles E. Musselman, Jr. Suzanne is also survived by sons, Kalin and Seth; daughter, Veronica; aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Linda J. Shenk, 57, of Lebanon, passed away October 11 at the WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital. She was the daughter of J. Carl Shenk of Annville and the late Doris Smith Shenk. Also surviving are sons, Darren L. (Alicia) Shenk and Kyle K. Shenk, both of Lebanon; brothers, Ronald (Sue) Shenk of Lebanon, Richard Shenk and Robert (Audrey) Shenk, both of Annville; sister, Deborah (Thomas) Sholly of Annville; granddaughter, Lakota; niece, Rose; and nephews, Nicholas, Brad, Cody and Chad.
Joanna C. Sinnerard, 75, of Fredericksburg, passed away October 11 at her home. She was the wife of Joseph W. Sinnerard. Joanna is also survived by sons John D. of Cape May Court House, NJ, David J. (Lisa) of Philadelphia, William J. (Elizabeth) of North Cape May, NJ, and James J. Sinnerard of Fredericksburg; daughters, Regina Clair of Chicago and Jackie Sinnerard of Lebanon; brother, David Masciantonia of Northfield; sister, Angel Price of North Wildwood, NJ; grandchildren, Amy L. Sell, Amanda M. Thomas, John, Anthony, Sonny, Lori A., David, Jill, Anne E., Joseph W., Jacob and Antonio L. Sinnerard, Justin B. Thore, Angelica A. Thore, Savannaha Wagner, Michael Clair and Steven Clair; and great-grandchildren, Skylar, Mark, Sebastian, Creek, Rauna, Sean, David and Arianna.
Stephen L. Slusser, Jr., 48, of Palmyra, passed away October 9 at home. Surviving are his father, Stephen L. Slusser, Sr. of Palmyra; children, Lucy J. Slusser and Stephen L. Slusser III, both of Grantville; mother of his children, Brenda (Smith) Slusser of Grantville; siblings, Richard W. (Mindy) Slusser of Hummelstown, Daan J. Slusser of Palmyra, Jeffrey Z. (Vicki) Winn of Bloomsburg, and Janie L. Smith of Hershey; companion, Olivia; nieces and nephews.
Clarence “Boop” Eugene Starner, 87, passed away October 8 at The Good Samaritan Hospital in Lebanon. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Jo (Herr) Starner; son, Clarence E. Starner II of Annville; daughters, Stephanie L. (Dennis) Laudermilch of Lebanon, Suzanne E. (Edward) Frazier of Palmyra, and Shirley A. (Robert) Speraw of Palmyra; grandchildren, Clarence III, Travis, and Jordan Starner, Brandon and Brett Laudermilch, Megan and Ian Frazier, Russell III, Ryan, and Zachary Hollenbach, Mindy and Brandon Speraw; and great-grandchildren.
Jane Kline Stewart, 95, passed away October 13 at Columbia Cottage, Palmyra. She is survived by daughter, Cindy Jayne (Robert P.) Teets, Palmyra; sister, Virginia Rabena of Middletown; daughter-in-law, Carol Facer of Harrisburg; grandchildren, Scott Facer, Jonnell Brown, Joelie (Robert) Dudley, and Bobby Jo (David) Rodney; great-grandchildren, Michael Facer, Christopher Brown, Sami Brown, Alyssa Dudley, Rachel Dudley and Dawson Rodney.
Betty Jane Stohler, 94, formerly of Hershey, passed away October 14 at Community General Osteopathic Hospital, Harrisburg. She was the widow of Harold M. Stohler. Betty Jane is survived by sons, Timothy Stohler of Stafford, VA, and Thomas Stohler of Harrisburg; daughter, Sheila Stohler of Dauphin; grandchildren, Pamela, Douglas and Abigail; and great-grandchildren, Anthony, Addison, Dylan, Nicholas, Lyla, Damien, Airella and Autumn.
Isaac Torres, Jr., 44, of Myerstown, passed away October 10. He was the husband of Angela (Hitz) Torres, and a son of Carmen Teresa Rodriguez. Isaac is also survived by children, Sonya, Syrena, Joshua, and Trystan Torres; sister, Natalie Torres; and stepchildren, Lauren, Seth, and Ashten.
Betty E. Vandegriff, 82, of Lebanon, passed away October 7. She is survived by her husband, William H. Vandegriff, Jr.; daughters, Joan (Dennis) Houck of Coatesville, Lou Ann (George) Reimert of Reading, Patricia Ross of Cape May, and Jean (Rick) Sabol of Broomall; grandchildren, Dennis Houck, Jr., Angela Hill, Kerri Trojecki, William Ross and Amanda Sabol; and great-grandchildren, Alexia, Olivia and William Houck, and Jace Trojecki.
Joyce M. Weik, 89, passed away October 11 at Spang Crest Manor. Surviving are husband, William O. Weik; daughter, Rebecca (Donald) MacMillan; son, William S. (Tracey) Weik; grandchildren, Amanda (Anthony)Stromoski, Rachel (Brian) Huryn, Megan (Matthew) Brown; great-grandchildren, Natalie Huryn, Alexander Huryn, Ava Brown; and sisters, Louise Weaver and Josephine Bomberger.
George E. Weise, 81, passed away October 9 in Cedar Haven. He was the husband of Marilyn E. Price Weise. Also surviving are son, Brad A. (Amy) Weise, Lebanon; grandchildren, Jake Weise, Bralynn Weise, Katie Hetrich and Oliver Hetrich; sisters, Louella Fager of Jonestown and Joyce Gensemer of Lebanon; sister in law, Gladys Weise of Myerstown; nieces and nephews.
Shirley I. Wengert, 79, passed away October 9 at the M.S. Hershey Medical Center. She was the wife of Richard Wengert. Also surviving are son, Richard (Judith) Wengert, Jr. of Annville; daughters, Karen (Joseph) Viozzi of Annville, and Debra Muraira of Lebanon; grandchildren, Amanda, Amy, Anna, Alisha, Derek, Scott Jr., Colton, Slade, Joseph, Vincent; and great- grandchildren.
Beatrice E. “Beattie” Yeagley, 84, of Lebanon, passed away October 10 at her home. She was preceded in death by husband, Warren H. Yeagley. Surviving are sons, Warren H. Yeagley, Jr., Thomas R. (Lisa) Yeagley, California, Robert M. (Teresa) Yeagley, Newmanstown, Bartholomew J. Yeagley, Florida; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and brother, Robert W. Sherman, Jr., Lebanon.
Iva Mae (Herr) Zerbe, 75, passed away October 11 in Manor Care. She is survived by son, John Zerbe of Lebanon.
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