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Obituaries

Kathleen V. Armbruster, 84, Hershey, passed away September 23. She was the widow of Louis E. Eusi and Thomas R. Armbruster. Surviving are her children, Pamela E. Eusi and David L., husband of Judy Eusi, all of Harrisburg; brother, Lloyd Putt of Palmyra; stepdaughter, Sandra Drum of Georgetown, Texas; former step daughter-in-law, Debrah Armbruster of Pittsburgh; step grandchildren, Emily, Timothy, Stacy, and Kris; and step great- grandchildren.

Sara E. Berkhimer, 27, Palmyra, passed away September 26. She was a daughter of Allen E. Berkhimer, Sr., husband of Alisha of Knoxville, Tenn., and Laurie A. Garman, wife of Donald, Sr. of Palmyra. Additionally surviving are her fiance, Alan P. Ensminger of Palmyra; grandparents, Dennis and Sara Berkhimer of Palmyra, Lester and Carolyn Longenecker of Palmyra, Renee Witman, Paul Garman, and Mamie Garman; siblings, Hannah, Clayton, Allen, Jr., Danielle and Chase; step siblings; many uncles and cousins.

Margaret L. "Peggy" Brown, 82, formerly of Minersville, passed away Sunday at Pinebrook Personal Care Center, Orwigsburg. Peggy is survived by nieces, nephews and cousins, and her caregiver, Dolores Weiner-Nester, Pottstown.

Mildred M. “Millie” Cottrell, 96, passed away September 26 at Spang Crest Manor. She was the wife of the late Urban Cottrell. Mildred is survived by son, Grant Hartman of Gretna Springs; daughters, Anna, wife of Donald Reed of Lebanon, Linda, wife of Mike Legg of Marion, N.C., and Rita Williams of Lebanon; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; and sister, Anna Sechrist of Lebanon.

Earl W. Deimler, Sr., 86, Hummelstown, passed away September 22 at home. Surviving are his wife, Betty J. (Dove) Deimler; children, Richard Lee Deimler, Earl W. Deimler, Jr., and Cathy J. McMinn; brothers, Harold Deimler and George Deimler; sisters, Ethel Heisey, Violet Moore, Betty Gruber, Thelma Bell, Grace Willeford, Wilma Popp, Linda Umbrell, and Joyce Logan; several grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

Joseph D. DelMarcelle, 33, Lebanon, passed away September 19. He was the husband of Jana A. (Rapposelli) DelMarcelle and a son of Charles E. and Dale A. (Strouse) DelMarcelle. In addition to his wife and parents, he is survived by a daughter, Giana M. DelMarcelle; brothers, Charles T., husband of Kristen DelMarcelle and Adam M., husband of Melissa DelMarcelle; maternal grandmother, Joyce Strouse.

Alice J. Feigert, 83, passed away September 22 at Spang Crest Manor in Lebanon. Surviving are her husband, Robert E. Feigert; ons, Robert E. Feigert, Jr. and his wife, Kendra of Mount Joy, and William E. Feigert and his wife, Cindy of Dolores, Colo; grandchildren, Janine Miller and her husband, Fred, and Lindsey Gracey and her husband, Jerred; great-grandchildren, Isabella Gracey and Addison Gracey; and a brother, George Basalla of Newark, Del.

Patricia A. Goshert, 74, Fredericksburg, passed away September 21 at her home. She was the wife of Kenneth R. Goshert. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her daughters, Debra J. Metz of Jonestown and Kelly J. wife of Barrie Menser of Palmyra; step-children, Rick D. Goshert and his fiance Danette Phillips of Cressona, Lori J. wife of Aaron King of Lititz and James L. husband of Christine Goshert of Myerstown; brother, Rodney Bates of Annville; sister, Sharon Fry of Jonestown; grandchildren, Jason, Tara, Nikki, Brandi, Stephanie and Dylan; and great-grandchildren, Kayla and Alexia.

Kathryn L. "Kitty" Hammer, 70, Lebanon, passed away September 22 at M.S. Hershey Medical Center. Surviving are daughter, Jordonna E. Hammer and fiance Sean R. Drake, Hummelstown; grandchild, Scott Smith. She was preceded in death by husband, William Hammer.

Kathryn M. Hand, 84, Hegins, passed away Tuesday at home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gene W. Hand. She is survived by a son, David J. Hand and his wife, Beverly, Hegins; a daughter, Carole M. Riehl and her husband, Leonard, Dayton, Ohio; a brother, Clarence I.I. "Bud" Hoffman and his wife, Ella Sue, Gray, Ky.; grandchildren, Laura L. Hand, Bethany L. Stutzman and her husband, Jeff, Christopher J. Hand, and Emily M. Hand; great-grandchildren, Rosie G. and Emma E. Stutzman; and a daughter-in-law, Brenda L. Hand, Sacramento.

Vicky Dee Helm (Garloff), 48, passed away September 2 in Virginia Beach. Surviving are her husband, Mark Helm of Virginia Beach; sons, Dathen Cotto, age 30, of Lebanon and Nijal Ashford, age 25, of Philadelphia; grandchildren; sisters, Lori Bracey, Charleston, S.C., and Lisa Smiley, Lebanon; nieces; nephews; great-nephew and great-nieces.  

Shirley A. Keener, 73, passed away September 25 in her Schaefferstown residence. She was the wife of the late Ray L. Keener. Surviving are sisters, Patricia A. Weaver of Denver, Dolores K., wife of Donnie Hutcheson of Lititz, and Bonita L., wife of Robert Bechtel of Newmanstown; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Dorothy A. Krutulis, 99, of Schuylkill Haven, passed away Sunday at home. She was the widow of Joseph P. Krutulis. Dorothy is survived by children, Joseph Krutulis and his wife, Mary, Martinsville, Ind., Anne Marie Krutulis, Fogelsville, Lawrence Krutulis and wife, Nadine, Matthews, N.C., and Mary Bernadette Centolanza and husband, Glenn, Whitehouse Station, N.J.; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

Betty (Shutter) Landis, 88, formerly of Palmyra, passed away September 23 at The Good Samaritan Hospital. She was predeceased by her husband, Walter W. Landis. She is survived by a son, Larry G. Landis of Elk Grove, Calif.; a grandson, Bryan M. Landis of Sacramento, Calif.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Gloria M. Line, 89, of Schuylkill Haven, passed away Sept. 2 at Providence Place, Pine Grove.

Robert L. "Bobby" Lutz, 81, passed away September 22 at the Lebanon Good Samaritan Hospital. He was the husband of Loretta M. Gray Lutz. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his son, Ronnie L. Lutz and his companion, Julie St. Clair of Annville; daughters, Robin L., wife of Keith Gingrich of Jonestown, and Gina L. Lutz of Ono; brother, Barry Lutz of Fredericksburg; sisters, Barbara Trainor and Connie Martin, both of Fredericksburg; grandchildren, Derrik, Taylor, and Noah; great-grandchildren, Ryder and Landon; and several nieces and nephews.

Shirley Elaine (Brandt) McCorkle, 59, passed away September 21 at Pinnacle Health Systems, Harrisburg. She is survived by her husband, David E. McCorkle; sons, John H. McCorkle and wife Alexis and David A. McCorkle and wife Jennifer; grandchildren, Ian and CJ; a brother, A. Scott Brandt and wife Susan; a sister, Annette Rodgers; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Alfred R. "Spike" Miller, 86, passed away September 20 in the Good Samaritan Hospital. He was the husband of the late Emma L. Weise Miller. Surviving are sons, Richard W. Miller husband of Donna McCole of Temecula, Calif.; Gary L. Miller of Lebanon; David A. Miller husband of Sharen Miller of Myerstown; daughters, LuAnn Christ and Tina L. Miller both of Lebanon; grandchildren;great-grandchildren; and brothers, Charles Miller husband of Arlene Miller and Clyde Miller husband of Barbara Miller both of Lebanon.

Homer J. "Schneck" Morgan, 77, of Valley View, passed away Sunday at his residence.

Imogene Smith Morris, 91, Hershey, passed away September 22 in her home. Gene is survived by her husband, Michael T. Morris of Hershey; son, Michael S. Morris and his wife, Anne of New Hope; daughter, Patricia C. Woodard of Hershey; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. Gene was preceded in death by her first husband, Major Rodger C. Woodard, Sr.

Betty Lou Moser, 71, of Schuylkill Haven, passed away Thursday at home.

Cristian Jesus Nadal, 7, Myerstown, passed away September 19 from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. He was the son of Amarilys Nadal with whom he lived with in Myerstown and Robert Velez of Lebanon. Surviving in addition to his parents are stepfather, David Arnold; sisters, Marissa Nadal and Alaina Arnold, all at home; maternal grandmother, Carmen Torres; and paternal grandmother, Maria Velez; sisters, Tiesha Velez of Lebanon and Tiffany Velez of New York; several aunts, uncles and cousins, a niece and close friends.

Sevenna M. Oliver, 73, Palmyra, passed away September 25 in her residence. She was the companion of Ronald L. Gerlach and the wife of the late Melvin G. Oliver. Surviving, in addition to her companion, are a son, Jack S., husband of Christine Oliver of North Annville; her companion's sons, Ronald Lynn, husband of Lisa Gerlach of Mechanicsburg, and David A., husband of Jess Gerlach of Cedar City, Utah; grandchildren, Natasha L. Oliver and her companion, Chris Arnold, and Alexis V. Gerlach; a great-grandson, Preston Scott Arnold; sisters, Lillian Grimm of Florida and Roma Nornhold of Hershey; a sister-in-law, Ruth Oliver of Annville; and several nieces, nephews.

Joseph F. Palmer, Jr., 77, Lebanon, passed away September 24 in the Lebanon Good Samaritan Hospital. He was the husband of Barbara A. Shive Palmer and the late Arlene M. Hamilton Palmer. In addition to his wife he is survived by children: David Palmer, Steven Palmer, Brian and wife Lynleigh Palmer, David Silcox, Mark and wife Janet Silcox, Abigail wife of John Banks, Sarah wife of Thomas Martin; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  

Thomas P. Royer, 57, of Countryside Christian Community, Annville, passed away September 24 in his residence. Surviving are a brother, Steven R. Royer of Glen Rock; a sister, Joyce J. Fegan of Annville; and nieces and nephews, Kent Moyer, Susan Brock, James Moyer, Karen Molina, David Moyer, Nicole Ambuel, Aaron Royer, Jennifer Sweeney, and Leslie Doeing.

Anna M. Schwartz, 96, of Seltzer, passed away Tuesday at Orwigsburg Center. She was preceded in death by her husband, William C. Schwartz. Surviving are children, Barbara Andrescavage (Edward), Minersville, Elaine Koslow (George), Birdsboro, and William Schwartz Jr. (Melissa), Hamburg; six grandchildren, Jennifer Andrescavage and Edward Andrescavage III, Jason Koslow and Brett Koslow, Kyle Eckenroad and Bradley Schwartz; four great-grandchildren, Connor Moran, Grace Andrescavage, Brett Koslow Jr. and Charles O'Brien-Koslow; a sister, Helen Lightcap, Stoneboro; nieces and nephews.

John Stanchick, 87, formerly of Minersville, passed away Wednesday at Luther Ridge. Surviving are his wife, the former Mary Schoener; a son, David Stanchick (Cathy), Erie; grandsons, Kyle Carlson (Erin), Pittsburgh, and Matthew Carlson (Adriana), Erie; a great-grandson, Wyatt Carlson, Erie; nieces and nephews.

A. Eleanor (Klinger) Sternberger, 82, Palmyra, passed away September 26 in The Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon. She was predeceased by her husband, Homer D. Sternberger. She is survived by daughters, Kim Hennessy of Palmyra and Lori J. Sternberger of Palmyra; sons, Michael D. Sternberger and wife, Dawn of Palmyra, Douglas A. Sternberger of Easton, and James E. Sternberger and wife, Betsey of Richland; grandchildren, Heather Coy and husband, Scott of Camp Hill, Samantha Sternberger of Fontana, and Bryce and Ciera Sternberger of Palmyra; great-granddaughter, Jyllian Coy; and siblings.

Clarence W. Sweitzer, Sr., 90, passed away September 25 at Cedar Haven. Surviving are daughter, Susan L. Sweitzer of Palmyra; son, Clarence Jr., spouse of Theresa Sweitzer of Wyomissing; grandchildren; and  great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by wife, Fern E. Sweitzer nee Boyer.

Annetta M. Thomas, 93, passed away September 27 in Spang Crest Manor. She was the wife of the late Donald L. Thomas. Surviving are her son, Randolph Reinoehl Sr. of Lebanon; grandson, Randolph Reinoehl, Jr. of Lebanon; great-granddaughters, Elizabeth Reinoehl of Cornwall, and Katelyn Reinoehl of Lebanon; and several nieces and nephews.

Christina Marie Walker, 36, Tower City, passed away September 23 at her residence. She is survived by daughters, Sierra and Shyann Walker; stepfather, Stacey L. Kline of Jonestown; and brothers, J.T. Walker of New Mexico and Dan Walker of Texas.

Robert Witmer, 60, of Denver, PA, passed away September 18 at his home.  He was the husband of Ruth Witmer. In addition to his wife, Ruth, Robert is survived by daughters, Erin Witmer of Denver, PA and Lori Vollmer, wife of Ben Vollmer, of Reinholds; granddaughter, Alexis Vollmer; brother, Doug Witmer, husband of Darlene, of Higbee, MO, sisters: Linda, wife of Bill Plecker of Deltona, FL, Marilyn, wife of Dave Bollinger of Annville, and Teresa, wife of Randy Wolfe of Palmyra, and a foster brother, Paul Uplinger, husband of Lavina, of Annville.