Dolores A. Albert, 74, of Palmyra, passed away November 17, at the M.S. Hershey Medical Center. She is survived by her son Jeff L. Albert of Annville; her daughter Kim L. Tucker of Palmyra; grandchildren Stacy Fergusson, Bill Fidler and Jeffrey Albert, Jr. and great grandchildren.
Robert George Andrews, 79, of Womelsdorf passed away November 16, in Manor Care, Lebanon Robert was the husband of Charlotte A. Lash Andrews. Also surviving are his son, Eric Lee, husband of Christina Andrews of Myerstown; daughter, Sherry Lynne, wife of Dean Moser of Womelsdorf; grandchildren, Joshua Moser, Jason Moser, Ashley Moore and Tianna Andrews; great-grandchildren, Hailey and Caden Moser; brothers, William Andrews of Mt Aetna and Richard, husband of Marteen Andrews of Mt Aetna; sisters, Joan Miller of Ephrata and Shirley, wife of Theodore Ressler of Pittsfield Mass.; several nieces and nephews.
Warren E. Artz, 86, of Sacramento, passed away Nov. 21 at home. He is survived by his wife Josephine D’Agostino Artz; children, Keith and his wife, Cindy Harris, Kelley and her husband, Bruce Smith, and Kraig “Andy” and his wife, Beth Artz; grandchildren, Kory, Jebedih, Jonah and Hunter; great-grandchildren; a brother, Mark and his wife, Phyllis Artz; nieces and nephews.
Andrew C. Book, 42, of Lebanon passed away November 18. He was the son of Curtis and Karen Fogel Book of Annville. Also surviving are his children, Ava Book, Nora Book, Ruby Book; and sisters, Lisa Book-Confer and husband John of Hershey, and Laura Book-Freet and husband Jon of Annville.
Marilyn J. Bretz, 82, of Manheim passed away November 17, at the Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon. She was the wife of the late Jay A. Bretz. Surviving is a son, Jack A. Bretz of Lebanon; daughters, Jill A. wife of Randy L. Miller of Lititz, Mandy wife of Bradley J. Yeingst of Mt. Gretna; grandchildren, Cole D. Bretz, Callahan E. Bretz, Christian D. Miller, Caroline B. Miller, Lauren N. Thies, Timothy J. Yeingst, Dylan J. Yeingst; and great-grandchildren, Alexander J., Makenzi L., and Casen B. Thies.
Geraldine F. Bucher, 95, of Richland passed away November 17, at home. Geraldine was the wife of the late Alfred A. Bucher. Surviving are her son, James A., husband of Nancy Bucher of Richland; daughters, Suzanne F. Foulk of Schaefferstown, and Kathy A., wife of Jack McKeever of Sarasota, Fla.; grandchildren, Paul Bucher, Kristen Templin, Sherry Hoskinson, Aaron and Andrew Foulk, and Jasmine McKeever; great-grandchildren; brother, Richard Curtin of Grantville; sister, Joan Curtin of Lebanon; and several nieces and nephews.
Dean R. Evans, 88, of Williamstown, passed away Nov. 18 at home. He was preceded in death by his wife, Avonelle James Evans. Surviving are a daughter, Kimberly Evans, Williamstown; sons, Robert Evans and his wife, Martha, Tower City, and Rodney Evans, Williamstown; a granddaughter, Coral Evans, Tower City; a brother, David Evans, Camp Hill; a sister, Margaret Gregory, Reading; nieces and nephews.
Donald E. Felty, 71, passed away on Thursday, November 19, 2015, at the Carolyn Croxton Slane Hospice Residence, Harrisburg. He was the husband of Phyllis P. Kimmel Felty. They celebrated their 52nd wedding anniversary on February 16th. Born in Lebanon on February 16, 1944, he was the son of the late Gershom “Ed” and Catherine Saner Felty. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his sons, Donald E., husband of Joyce Felty of Cross Fork, Douglas E. Felty and his partner, Ray Dalton of Columbus and Daniel E., husband of Jamie Felty of Ono; daughters, Donna Felty and her fiancé, Brian Gilson of Lebanon, Darlene J. Reigle of Lebanon and Danielle J. Felty of Jonestown; sister, Florence Tashima of Lebanon; 15 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his brother, Richard Felty and a sister, Phyllis Felty.
Rahn Forney, 50, of Lebanon passed away November 9. He was the son of John C. Forney and the late Marlene Forney of Loyalton. He is also survived by his daughters, Heather Forney, Fiona Forney, Chance Forney and Kayla Forney, and by his companion, Tiffany Jewell.
Gladys V. Gettler, 84, of Lebanon passed away November 21, at the Lebanon Good Samaritan Hospital. She was the wife of the late Richard J. Gettler. She is survived by her daughters, Anita, wife of Barry Wertz of Reinholds and Gladys A. Bressler of Newmanstown; stepsons, Gary Gettler of Myerstown, Ronald Gettler of Riverview, Fla., Ricky Gettler of Houston, Texas, Leon Gettler of Lebanon and Larry Gettler of Lebanon; stepdaughter, Gail Stump of Lebanon; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.
Esther J. Gingrich, 89, of Palmyra passed away November 16, in Spang Crest, Lebanon. She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel E. Gingrich. Surviving are her children, Diane L., widow of Joseph Kirby of Palmyra, Robert E., husband of Patricia Gingrich of Lewes, Del., Linda K., wife of Aaron Whitman of Ono and Michael D., husband of Lisa Gingrich of Annville; siblings Elsie, wife of Angel DeJesus of Manheim, Richard, husband of Loretta Kreider of Elizabethtown and Clair, widower of Edye Kreider of Elizabethtown; sisters-in-law Betty, widow of Frances Kreider of Palmyra and Jeanette, widow of James Kreider of Hummelstown; grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Cedric E. Grosnick, DMD, 60, of Hershey passed away November 16, in the Hospice and Community Care of Mt. Joy. He was the son of Jeanne (Etter) Grosnick of Hershey and the late John I. Grosnick. Cedric is survived by his wife, Andrea (Mortimer) Grosnick of Hershey; stepsons, Christopher and Matthew Junkin of Hershey; sister, Roxanne Shively of Potomac, Md.; brother Spencer (Judy) Grosnick, of Charlotte, N.C.; and several nieces and nephews.
Betty Jean “Gook” Haldeman, 63, of Morgantown, passed away Nov. 21 at home. Surviving are children, John C. Weber Jr. and wife Kelly, Phoenixville, Katherine R. Grove, Pottsville, and Jessica L. Weber and partner, Kyle Blosenski, Honey Brook; grandchildren, Luke, Jamison, Elias and Alyssa; a brother, John Haldeman and wife, Carol, Pine Grove; sisters, LouAnn, wife of Will Shiffer, Pine Grove, and Heather Haldeman, State College.
John E. Hartman, 70, of Mohnton passed away November 13, in Penn Hospice at Rittenhouse, Philadelphia. John was the husband of Leocadia (Booths) Hartman. He is also survived by his sons, Brian L., husband of Gayle (Levy) Hartman of Alexandria, Va., Benjamin J. of Queens, N.Y. and Bradley J., husband of Hallie (Boger) Hartman of Newton, Mass.; siblings, Henry Hartman of Lansdale, Lucille Nevin of Lebanon and Mary Grinder of Cleona; and by his grandchildren, Eliana, Ian and Luke Hartman.
Adalynn L. Heckendorn, of Jonestown infant daughter of Cory E. Heckendorn and Brittany L. Sell passed away November 20, at the M.S. Hershey Medical Center. She is also survived by her brother, Kaidyn, and sister, Laney, both at home; maternal grandfather, James Sell and his fiancée, Lisa Mangano of Etters; maternal grandmother, Lisa Rickard of Pittsburgh; paternal grandparents, John and Jandy Michaels of Jonestown; aunt, Bambi Heckendorn; and uncles, John Michaels, Jr. and Casey Michaels.
Delbert Allen Kline, 73, of Lebanon, passed away November 17. He was the husband of Annabel (Lebo) Kline. He is also survived by daughter, Erica N. Cox, wife of Robert of South Lebanon; grandchildren, Byron A. McDaniels, Arianna C. McDaniels, and Morgan C. Kreifels; as well as a host of nieces and nephews.
Frances R. Kozlowski, 96, of Lebanon formerly of Schaefferstown, passed away in Spang Crest Manor, Lebanon. She was the wife of the late Richard S. Kozlowski. She is survived by daughters, Cathie Ambron of Schaefferstown, Mary Beth Boxler and husband Gary of Durham, N.C., Jean Marie Willmarth and husband Steven of Rochester, N.Y.; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and brother, Michael Maslach of Dunkirk, N.Y.
Myrle E. Long, 95, of the Countryside Christian Community, formerly of Ono, passed away November 18, at the home. She was the wife of the late Stanley H. Long. She is survived by her nephew, Gerald M., husband of Judith Long of Annville and their children, Mark Long of Jonestown, Lynn, wife of Steve Hykes and their children, Nathan, Hannah and Samuel, all of Green Castle and Michael, husband of Tammy Long and their children, Melissa, Stephanie and Michael Jr., all of Annville. She was preceded in death by her sister Stella C. Boyer Long.
Humberto “Humphrey” Lozada, Sr., 82, of Lebanon, passed away November 15, at Cedar Haven. Surviving are wife Marilyn Lozada; children Mary Ann Lozada, Humberto Lozada, Jr., spouse of Jannet, Rosemary Lozada, Jeremiah Lozada; grandchildren Christina, Priscilla, Alejandro, Santiago, Natalie, Nathan, Alexzandria; step-son Jimmy Reyes.
Christine Frances Matarazzi, 63, of Lebanon passed away November 13, in Golden Living Center, Harrisburg. Christine was the companion of Dale Waybright, Lebanon. Also surviving is her daughter, Melissa A. Boyer of Harrisburg; grandchildren, Monica, Brandon and Makayla Boyer, all of Harrisburg; sister, Caroline M, wife of Bruno Giberti, Sedona, Ariz.; brother, Martin J, husband of Lois Matarazzi, Campbelltown; nephew and nieces, Ricardo Giberti, Rita Giberti, Amy Matarazzi and Jill Kleinfelter.
Forrest J. “Sen” McCready, 84, formerly of Williamstown, most recently of Tower City, passed away Nov. 17 at Tremont Health and Rehabilitation Center. Surviving are daughters, Lynne M. Browne (Barry), Harrisburg, Judy A. Krepich, Orwigsburg, and Peggy A. McCready, Oxford, England; stepchildren, Joanne Wolowicz and Evan Perkins, both of Harrisburg; companion and dear friend, Shirley Machamer; grandchildren, Brandy Ney, Jason Doyle, Austin and Kari Evans; great-grandchildren, Maria Ney, Kiera and Kamdin Doyle and one on the way.
Harry V. Miller, 88, of Myerstown passed away November 17, at StoneRidge Towne Centre, Myerstown. He was the husband of Gladys A. (Weidner) Miller. He is also survived by daughters, Jean M., widow of Philip Hepner, of Myerstown, Janet F., wife of William Weiss, of Bethel, Sheila L., wife of Robert Reppert, of Myerstown, and Valerie A., wife of Carl Cramer, of Myerstown; grandchildren, William Weiss, Sherrie Kugel, Angela Mong, Craig Cramer; great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
William R. “Bill” Miller, 90, of Annville passed away November 18, at the Lebanon VA Medical Center. He was the husband of Joan M. LeGay Miller. Also surviving are his children, Lori A. and husband, Robert Felty of Chambers Hill, Kathleen S. and husband, Rick Hay of Tucson, Ariz., Debra Confer of Slippery Rock, Karen and husband, Darvin Berkhesier of Cleona, William R. Miller of Palmyra; grandchildren; step grandchildren; sisters, Helen and husband, Russell Krall of Annville, Anna Hitz of Cleona; and step daughters, Debra and husband, Bruce Kline of Myerstown and Denise and husband, James Warnock of Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Ralph C. Price, 68, of Lebanon passed away on November 15, at Good Samaritan Hospital. Surviving are sons, David E. Price, Ralph T. Price, Michael W. Price and Thomas E. Price; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren; brother, Gordon Price; friend Al Roth. He was preceded in death by wife, Helen Price nee Kunkle.
Donald Eugene Ratcliffe, 67, of Lebanon passed away in the Lebanon V.A. Medical Center on November 15. Surviving are his daughters, Kelly, wife of Michael Calpino of Salisbury, Md., Chantelle, wife of Matthew Novosel of Mechanicsburg, and Jennifer, wife of Michael Torres of Lebanon; grandchildren, Rachael, Will, and Rebekkah Calpino, and Kylee and Sara Novosel; brother, Perry Ratcliffe of Lebanon; sisters, Beatrice Bordner of Lebanon and Linda, wife of John Stegman, Jr. of Fredericksburg; and several nieces and nephews.
Angel Luis Rivera, 75, of Lebanon passed away November 18. He was the husband of Mabel H. Sunday Rivera. Also surviving are children, Deborah Wirt of Lebanon, Alicia Moyer and husband, Keith of Thayer, Mo., Elizabeth Ginder and husband, Michael of Schaefferstown, Richard Rivera and wife, Suzanne of Myerstown; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; brothers, Estaban Rivera of Puerto Rico, Joaquin Rivera and Moises Rivera, both of Reading; sisters, Rosalina, Adalina and Noemi all of Reading.
Mary Jo Stodart Samuel, 69, of Williamsport, formerly of Pine Grove, passed away at Williamsport Regional Medical Center
Nancy A. Shutt, 73, of Pine Grove, passed away on Nov 17 at home. Surviving are her husband, Charles W. Shutt; a daughter, Betty Shutt, Harrisburg; two sons, John Shutt, Pine Grove, and William Shutt, California; a grandson, Phillip Shutt; granddaughter, Jessica, wife of Jeremy Zimmerman; great-grandchildren, Sebastian and Harper.
Judy A. Sisko, 64, of Lebanon passed away in the Good Samaritan Hospital. She was the wife of the late Robert Sisko. She is survived by daughter, Jamie Sisko of Lebanon; grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Daouda, Gabby, and Jamila; brothers, Frederick Carpenter of Palmyra, Harry Carpenter of Palmyra, and Robert Carpenter of Lebanon; sister, Dorothea Yordy of Lebanon; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Ella (Strauss) Stauffer, 99, of Annville passed away November 15, at the Lebanon Valley Home in Annville. She was the wife of the late Paul Stauffer. She is survived by her children, Doug (Sandy) Stauffer of Mechanicsburg, and Joan (Jim) Leonard of Arlington, Va.; grandchildren, Marc Stauffer, Todd Stauffer, Matthew (Kelli Clare) Stauffer, Jeremy Leonard, and Anne Leonard (Alex Millet); great-grandchildren, Eva Leonard, Harold Leonard, Alistair Leonard, Arthur Millet, Noa Stauffer, and Vivian Stauffer; and her “other” children, Kris Granger, Maria Mercado, and Anthony Leach.
Harold H. Warner, 89, of Pine Grove, passed away Nov. 19 at home. He was preceded in death by his wife, Anna Mae Behney Warner. Surviving are sons, Robert “Butch” Warner, New Smyrna, Fla., Michael Warner, husband of Jillian, Pottsville, and William Warner, husband of Angie, Pine Grove; a daughter, Lisa Smith, Tremont; grandchildren, Jennifer Morgan, Trevor Warner, Kristen Argonis, Brandon Warner, Anthony Pabon, Felicia Umbenhauer, McKenzee Warner, Navvin Warner, Jessica Smith, Steven Smith, Simone Smith and Jared Dasch; great-grandchildren, Tori Morgan, Hailey Argonis, Connor Argonis, Preslie Argonis, Chase Argonis, Cameron Seitz and Myla Smith.
Brenda A. “Peachie” Werth, 67, of Myerstown passed away November 18, at her residence. She was the wife of the late Patrick M. Werth, Sr. Peachie is survived by sons, Gary C., husband of Lori Yeiser of Myerstown, and Patrick M. Werth, Jr. of Myerstown; a sister, Loretta, wife of Paul Bryan of Myerstown; granddaughters, Brittany and Tiffany Yeiser; a great-grandson, Carter Andrew Plantz; niece, Debra Moyer; nephew, David Forry; and father and mother-in-law, Cyril W. “Red”, husband of Mary L. (Ginnetto) Werth of Lebanon.
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