Edith M. Brubaker

 
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Edith M. Brubaker, 100, of Lancaster, passed away on Monday, February 18, 2019 at St. Anne's Retirement Community. She was the wife of the late Paul W. Brubaker, who passed away on December 19, 1989. She was born in Manor Twp., daughter of the late Ira and Clara Miller Dombach. She worked as an administrative assistant at Hamilton Watch Company for many years before her retirement. She was the oldest member of Central Manor Church of God; was a member of Elks Lodge #134, Lancaster and enjoyed traveling to different Elks functions with her husband. Edith also enjoyed Duck Pin Bowling.

She is survived by nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by three brothers: Martin, Ira, and John Dombach. Two sisters: Elizabeth Dombach and Ruth Murry.

The Funeral Service will be held at Central Manor Church of God, 387 Penn Street, Washington Boro, PA 17582 on Friday, February 22, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. with Pastor Scott Davis, officiating. Interment in Millersville Mennonite Cemetery. Friends may call at the church from 9:00 A.M. to 10:00 A.M. Please omit flowers. Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to: Central Manor Church of God. Arrangements by the Workman Funeral Homes, Inc., Mountville/Columbia. To send an online condolence, visit the condolence page.


James E. "Jim" Hardin

 
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James E. "Jim" Hardin, 73, of West Hempfield Township, passed away on Thursday, February 14, 2019. He was the husband of Iris E. Schmidt Hardin with whom he celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary on August 20, 2018. He was born in Kansas City, MO, son of the late Harry and Marie McGowan Hardin. Jim worked as a computer programmer for High Steel Structures for more than 40 years. He was a veteran of the US Army, serving during the Vietnam Conflict, and was very proud of the Combat Infantry Badge that he received. He was a life member of the 22nd Infantry Regiment Society; was an avid pilot; enjoyed working on his computer; and helping everyone. Jim loved his family.

Surviving in addition to his wife, his father-in-law: Hans Schmidt, Columbia. Two sisters-in-law: Monika Edwards, Lancaster; and Diane Schmidt, Memphis, TN. Three nephews: Shannon, Christian, and Trevor Edwards. One niece: Kelsey Groff.

The Memorial Service will be held at Wayside Presbyterian Church, 600 Stony Battery Road, Landisville on MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. with Pastor Stephen P. Fritz, officiating. Interment in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery with Full Military Honors. Visitation from 9:00 A.M. to 10:00 A.M. Please omit flowers. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to: the 22nd Infantry Regiment Society, ATTN: Martin Oelklaus, PO Box 3258, Independence, MO 64055. Arrangements by the Workman Funeral Homes, Inc., Columbia/Mountville. To send an online condolence, visit the condolence page.


Jean R. Swarr

 
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Jean R. Swarr, 93, of Elizabeth Manor Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, passed away on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at her residence. She was the wife of the late Carl L. "Wok" Swarr who passed away in 1998. She was born in Columbia, daughter of the late Frederick Young and Agnes Caswell Young Myers and the step-daughter of the late John W. Myers. She retired in 1989 from Watt & Shand after 33 years as a sales associate. She did some modeling and spent two years as fashion coordinator narrating shows throughout the county. Jean was an avid fan and collector of Frank Sinatra music and loved dancing, dogs, birds, gardening, was a great Harry Potter fan and loved keeping a beautiful home. She was a member of Columbia-Middletown Elks #1074 Ladies Auxiliary; the Humane League of the United States; and the Disabled Veterans Club. She was the last of her immediate family.

Jean is survived by one daughter: Stephanie Jean wife of Roy "Sonny" Lightcap, Mount Joy. Two step-grandchildren and five step-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two brothers: Robert and Carl Young. Two sisters: Grace Hershey and Verna Flanagan.

Jean requested that there not be a formal service. Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to: Hospice and Community Care, PO Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125 or the Humane League of Lancaster County, 2195 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster, PA 17602. Arrangements by the Workman Funeral Homes, Inc., Columbia/Mountville. To send an online condolence, visit the condolence page.

Claudia H. Martin

 
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Claudia H. Martin, 73, of Pleasant View Retirement Community, passed away on Sunday, February 3, 2019 at her residence. She was the wife of the late Francis G. "Bud" Martin, Jr., who passed away on February 3, 2011. She was born in Johnstown, daughter of the late Claude D. and Margaret Frye Helsel. She worked as an Editorial Assistant and was a receptionist at Willow Valley Associates before her retirement. She enjoyed quilting, reading, sewing, swimming, going to the beach at Ocean City, MD, going to social events with her friends, and loved dogs.

She is survived by one son: Benjamin J. Martin and one daughter: Sara E. (John Shaski) Martin, Albuquerque, NM. Four grandchildren: Marina, Karli, Brighde, Braan. Two sisters: Judy (Philip) Hoffmann, St. Charles, MO; and Lisa (Nevin) Shenck, Etters.

A Time of Gathering and Fellowship will be held at Mulberry Street Art Studios, 21 N. Mulberry St., Lancaster, PA on Thursday, February 7, 2019 from 1:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. Please omit flowers. Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to: Water Street Ministries, 210 S. Prince St., Lancaster, PA 17603. Arrangements by the Workman Funeral Homes, Inc., Mountville/Columbia. To send an online condolence, visit the condolence page.

Eleanor L. Reuter

 
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Eleanor L. Reuter, 76, of Elizabethtown, passed into the arms of the Lord on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at Hospice and Community Care, Mount Joy. She was the loving wife of Gerald J. Reuter to whom she was married on December 5, 1958 in Warrenton, NC and recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. She was born in Charlottesville, VA, daughter of the late Jacob Lee and Eleanor Glassco Lively.

She was the mother of Cindy, Donna, Charles and Gerald. Grandmother to numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was the sister of William G. and Norma Lively.

Eleanor was an active member of Lions Club International and member of the Conoy Lions Club. She served as past-President and past-District Governor of District 14-D. She was also a former member of East Petersburg and Marietta Lions Clubs. Eleanor served as a Girl Scout Leader during the 1960's and was the first female Little League Baseball Coach and Umpire, having coached Rheems and Maytown baseball teams in the late 1970's and early 1980's.

The Funeral Service will be held at the Workman Funeral Homes, Inc., 31 South Eighth Street, Columbia, on Friday, February 1, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. with Rev. Irvin E. Straw, Jr., officiating. Interment in Laurel Hill Memorial Gardens. Friends may call on Thursday (TODAY) from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. with the Lions Club Remembrance Service to follow, and also on Friday from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. Memorial contributions, if desired, may be made in her memory to: Hospice and Community Care, PO Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125. To send an online condolence, visit the condolence page.

George W. Moore, Sr.

 
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George W. Moore, Sr., 80, of Evergreen Estates, Lancaster, passed away on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at his residence. He was the husband of Ellen W. Kautz Moore, with whom he would have celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary on March 24, 2019. He was born in Columbia, son of the late John M. and Helen M. Hubley Moore. He was a heavy equipment operator for Pflumm Construction before his retirement. George enjoyed fishing, hunting, and his family.

Surviving in addition to his wife, his children: Alice E. (Garry R.) Funk; Sally A. (Gerald L.) McMullen; George W. Moore, Jr.; and Eva J. (Jose A.) Bankus Berrios. Six grandchildren. Nine great-grandchildren. They are a six generation family. Two brothers: Charles Moore and Kenneth (Betty) Moore. Two sisters: Helen A. (Kim) Veno; and Edith Tanger. He was preceded in death by one grandson: Raymond Bankus and two brothers: Robert and Donald Moore.

The Funeral Service will be held at the Workman Funeral Homes, Inc., 114 West Main Street, Mountville on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 1:00 P.M. with Pastor Jay Frey, Jr., officiating. Friends may call from 12:00 Noon to 1:00 P.M. Please omit flowers. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to: VFW Post #7294, 219 Walnut Hill Road, Millersville, PA 17551. To send an online condolence, visit the condolence page.

Levi K. King

 
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Levi K. King, 71, of Mountville, passed away on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at LGH. He was the husband of Theresa R. Mitchell King, to whom he was married for 11 years. He was born in Gordonville, son of the late Levi E. and Rebecca Stoltzfus King. Levi was a painter who owned LK Painting. He was a volunteer at Blessings of Hope and took very good care of, and loved his cats.

Surviving in addition to his wife, one step-daughter: Deanna R. (Travis L.) Habecker, Ephrata, and nine siblings.

The Funeral Service will be held at the Workman Funeral Homes, Inc., 114 West Main Street, Mountville on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. Interment in Mountville Cemetery. Friends may call from 1:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M. Please omit flowers. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to: Blessings of Hope, 48 Eagle Dr., Leola, PA 17540. To send an online condolence, visit the condolence page.


Myrtle M. "Dolly" Knight

 
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Myrtle M. “Dolly” Knight, 90, of Columbia, passed away on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at Masonic

Village. She was the wife of the late Clair W. Knight, who passed away in 1965. She was born in Columbia, daughter of the late Susan H. King. Dolly worked numerous years at Beacon Shoe Factory and retired after 36 years from Wyeth Labs, Marietta. She enjoyed going to Indian River and Rehoboth Beach, Delaware.

Dolly is survived by her children: Clair Knight and Linda Knight, both of Columbia. Four grandchildren: Bret, Andra, James and Corinne. Also numerous great-grandchildren and one great-great grandson.

The Graveside Service and Burial will be held at Fairview Cemetery, Wrightsville on Friday, January 18, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. There will be no public viewing. Please omit flowers. Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to: the Hospice Unit at Masonic Village, 1 Masonic Dr., Elizabethtown, PA 17022. Arrangements by the Workman Funeral Homes, Inc., Columbia/Mountville. To send an online condolence, visit the condolence page.


Elizabeth G. Ament

 
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Elizabeth G. (Frey) Ament, 94, of Landisville, passed away peacefully at home, on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. “Betty” or “Doll”, as many friends and family called her, married Carl W. Ament, on March 6, 1948 and celebrated 50 years of marriage before he passed away in 1998. She was born in 1924, in Manor Township, daughter of the late Charles Hoover Frey and Anna Buckwalter (Hess) Frey. She went to Manor High School and later worked at RCA Corp and Charles Chips before becoming a fulltime homemaker. She loved her family, friends, and church very much. Betty was the second oldest member of Concordia Evangelical Lutheran Church having joined nearly 70 years ago. She helped at the church whenever possible, in much of that time, with various duties. Heartily, everyone she met through her lifetime, had nothing but love and kind words for her. Betty liked reading, cooking, gardening, doing crossword puzzles, watching Jeopardy, Wheel of Fortune, WGAL 8 News, and loved chatting on the phone. She was an avid Phillies fan, watching nearly every game, even when they were lousy!

She is survived by one son, Gary L. Ament, Landisville. Two sisters: Arlene Fawber and Jean Krumrine. She was preceded in death by two sisters: Pauline and Miriam; three brothers: Robert, James, and Wayne.

Betty’s request was for all services to be private. Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to: Concordia Lutheran Church, 3825 Concordia Rd., Columbia, PA 17512. Arrangements by the Workman Funeral Homes, Inc., Mountville/Columbia. To send an online condolence, visit the condolence page.


Kerlous Sorial

 
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Kerlous Sorial, 12, of Lancaster, passed away on Saturday, January 12, 2019. He was the son of Maher and Hanan Beshara Sorial of Lancaster. Kerlous was a member of St. Mary Coptic Orthodox Church and a seventh grade student at Manor Middle School.

Surviving in addition to his parents are one brother: Thomas Sorial. Two sisters: Amanie Sorial and Haide Sorial.

The Funeral Liturgy will be held at St. Mary Coptic Orthodox Church, 3602 Marietta Ave., Lancaster on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 1:00 P.M. with Father Moses Fahmy, officiating. Interment will be in Silver Spring Cemetery. Arrangements by the Workman Funeral Homes, Inc., Mountville/Columbia. To send an online condolence, visit the condolence page.


Phyllis Vivian (Smith) Keck

 
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Phyllis Vivian (Smith) Keck, 91, of Mountville, passed to her heavenly home on Tuesday, January 8, 2019, at St. Anne’s Retirement Community. She was born in Columbia, daughter of the late Paul R. and Charlotte Bard Smith. She was the wife of the late Robert Keck for 65 years before his passing in 2014.

Growing up in a loving home, she developed a love of people, her church and community. Helping others was her role in life. She cared for her mother-in-law, who was stricken with Parkinson’s disease, for 9 years, in her home. For 20 years, she was the caregiver of her mother, Charlotte, who was challenged in the aftermath of a stroke. At age 18, she, along with her mother and sisters became caregivers to her infant brother upon the untimely death of her father. Her life focused on caring for her family, friends and her church, Concordia Evangelical Lutheran Church for 65 consecutive years where she played the organ continuously. Also she played on Sunday afternoons at St. John Herr Estates, for 15 years.

As a member of Concordia Evangelical Lutheran Church, Phyllis served in various capacities of the Church. She played the organ for many weddings, funerals and church events for more than 6 decades.

Mrs. Keck graduated from Columbia High School in 1944 where she was a commencement speaker. Phyllis was a member of the Lancaster Musical Arts Society, Director of Music for Job’s Daughters, Bethel 7, for over 40 years, an Honorary Permanent Member of the Grand Guardian Council, and the recipient of the Pennsylvania Masonic Youth Foundation’s HODEGOS award, recognizing exemplary volunteer leadership. Phyllis was also a member of the Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post # 8757, and a Diamond Life Sponsor member of the NWTF.

Among her hobbies included, baking, cooking, canning, helping her husband with their vegetable garden and many others. She liked to spend time traveling with her husband to Germany, Alaska and South Carolina. Most of all, she loved to spend quality time with her family and friends.

The family would like to express their appreciation for the excellent care received from all of the staff at St. Anne’s Retirement Community. Dr. Robert Shultz, and Hospice and Community Care. Thanks also to Pastor Mary Anne Kingsborough and Pastor Tom Rundell and the whole Concordia family. We are indeed grateful for the kindnesses and the care from each and every one.

Surviving are two children: Rob (Susan) Keck, Edgefield, SC; and Carol (Jeff) Gill, Lancaster. Three grandchildren: Carolyn (Curtis) Wright North Augusta, SC; Heather (Charlie) Reynolds, Greenville, SC; and Ryan (Angela) Gill, Lancaster. Five great-grandchildren: Cadence and Kellen Wright; Hank, Coleman and Hays Reynolds. Phyllis was preceded in death by her brother Paul and her sister Eleanor.

The Funeral Service will be held at Concordia Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3825 Concordia Road, Columbia, PA 17512 on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Mary Anne Kingsborough and Pastor Thomas Rundell, officiating. Friends may call at the church from 9:30 A.M. until 11:00 A.M. In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial contributions in Phyllis’s name to: Concordia Evangelical Church. Arrangements by the Workman Funeral Homes, Inc., Mountville/Columbia. To send an online condolence, visit the condolence page.


Gwendoline A. (Gwen) Williams

 
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Gwendoline A. (Gwen) Williams, 92, of Columbia, passed away on Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at Susquehanna Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was the wife of the late Eugene Williams, who passed away in 2012. She was born in Surrey, England, daughter of the late Alfred and Bertha Goody. Gwen worked at Poplar Terrace, Lebanon in maintenance before her retirement. She enjoyed knitting, baking, cooking, and her family, especially her grandchildren.

She is survived by two sons: Terry L. (Rose M.) Huffman, Conway, SC; and Robert L. Huffman, Lebanon. One daughter: Wendy E. (Vincent J.) Doria, West Hempfield Twp. One step-daughter: Kathy Martin, Palmyra. Six grandchildren: Ashley, Joshua, Brian, Lisa, Melissa, and Jess. Also, numerous great-grandchildren.

A Private Service will be held for the family. Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to: the Alzheimer’s Association, 2595 Interstate Dr., Harrisburg, PA 17110. Arrangements by the Workman Funeral Homes, Inc., Columbia/Mountville. To send an online condolence, visit the condolence page.


Franklin L. Swift

 
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Franklin L. Swift, 83, of Mountville, passed away on Thursday, December 27, 2018 at home. He was born in Chester County, son of the late Leo Connel and Bessie Hilton. He worked in maintenance for the School District of Lancaster for 19 years before retiring in 1997. He enjoyed going to Florida, especially Disney World and Epcot Center and taking long walks. Family and friends referred to him as a “really nice guy”.

He is survived by several nieces and nephews. Franklin was preceded in death by nine brothers and sisters.

Graveside Service and Burial will be held at Cedar Lawn Cemetery on Friday, January 4, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. There will be no public viewing. Please omit flowers. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to: Hospice and Community Care, PO Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125. Arrangements by the Workman Funeral Homes, Inc., Mountville/Columbia. To send an online condolence, visit the condolence page.


Ruth Henne Greenawalt

 
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Ruth Henne Greenawalt, 96, of Mountville, passed to her heavenly home on Tuesday, December 25, 2018, at Country Meadows of Lancaster. She was born in Centerville, PA, daughter of the late Frank H. Henne (a descendant of Hans Herr,) and Ruth Stouffer Henne. She was the wife of the late Ralph Haertter Greenawalt, Jr. for 71 years before his passing in 2013.

Growing up on a farm, Ruth developed a love of the outdoors, gardening and animals. An avid Girl Scout, she belonged to Girl Scout Troop #1 in Mountville, one of the first in Lancaster County, and eventually received the rare Golden Eaglet Award. As a parent, she continued serving as Den Mother for Mountville’s Cub Pack, and as a Girl Scout Leader for both Mountville’s Brownie and Girl Scout troops.

Mrs. Greenawalt graduated from Hempfield High School in 1940, entered the Laboratory Technician program at the St. Joseph Hospital (old Gothic building) and worked as a laboratory technician, eventually becoming supervisor of the Blood Bank. While raising her family, she entered Millersville University, obtaining a B.A. in English. Since she always enjoyed working with children, Ruth became an English teacher at the Edward Hand Junior High School, in Lancaster.

Ruth was an Emeritus member of the Mountwaybia Club, a local ladies literary group, and enjoyed hosting them in her home as well as presenting book reviews periodically. She was a longtime volunteer for the Mountville Library from its beginning in the basement of the VFW building and through several other moves and locations, until it found its present home.

Ruth was a member of Concordia Evangelical Lutheran Church and served in a volunteer leadership capacity on the Church Council, and as their Christian Education Director. In her later years, she enjoyed teaching an Adult Sunday School Class of her friends. She sang alto in the Church Choir, supporting most church events.

Among her hobbies were reading, doing daily crossword puzzles, and helping her husband with their vegetable garden. She was also an accomplished seamstress and loved to make slip covers for anyone who needed them. She liked to spend her evenings knitting while watching TV with her husband. Most of all, she loved to spend time with her family and friends.

The family would like to express their appreciation for the excellent care Ruth received from all of the staff at Country Meadows, Lancaster, Dr. Michael Leser, and Grane Hospice. Thanks also to Pastor Mary Anne Kingsborough and Pastor Tom Rundell and the whole Concordia family. We are indeed grateful for the kindnesses and the care from each and every one!

Surviving are three children: Bruce, Bradenton, FL; Fred (Jacalyn), Lancaster; Carole (Dr. Marvin Daley), Lancaster and Venice, FL; and Claire (widow of Ralph, III) Cottonwood, AZ. Four grandchildren: Tammi (Shawn) Miller, Millersville; Tina Greenawalt, Clarkdale, AZ; Keith (Kami) Greenawalt, Carlisle; and Fred (Ashley) Greenawalt, Jr., Columbia. Two great-grandchildren: Healy Miller, Millersville and Brayden Greenawalt, Columbia. Ruth was preceded in death by her oldest son, Ralph H. Greenawalt, III; Brothers: Lemuel and Frank Henne, Jr.; and her sisters: Esther Henne and Nancy Oberholtzer.

The Memorial Service will be held at Concordia Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3825 Concordia Road, Columbia, PA 17512 on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Mary Anne Kingsborough and Pastor Thomas Rundell officiating. Friends may call at the church from 9:30 A.M. until 11:00 A.M. In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial contributions in Ruth’s name to: Concordia Lutheran Church. Arrangements by the Workman Funeral Homes, Inc., Mountville/Columbia. To send an online condolence, visit condolence page.


Carolyn M. Welsh

 
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Carolyn M. Welsh, 90, of Columbia, passed away on Thursday, December 27, 2018 at Hospice and Community Care. She was the wife of the late James P. Welsh, who passed away in 2000. She was born in Columbia, daughter of the late Lawrence and Carolyn M. Resch Kuhn. Carolyn was a graduate of St. Joseph Academy and worked for the former ITT Grinnell, Corp until her marriage. She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church and enjoyed reading, going to antique markets, knick-knack shops, and flea-markets. She was an excellent cook, especially her spaghetti. She collected many items over the years, but angels were her favorite. After her husband’s death, she and her son would travel to favorite restaurants and antiquing nearly every Sunday.

She is survived by one son: James P., Jr., Columbia. One granddaughter: Beth-Ann Welsh-Kline (Ryan), York, three great-grandchildren, one step-great-grandchild and nieces and nephews. One brother: Donald Kuhn, Columbia. She was preceded in death by one son: Lawrence Welsh, and one brother: James Kuhn.

The Funeral Service will be held at the Workman Funeral Homes, Inc., 114 West Main Street, Mountville on Thursday, January 3, 2019 at 7:00 P.M. with Rev. Stephen P. Kelley, officiating. Private interment will be in Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery. Viewing will be from 6:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her memory to: Hospice and Community Care, PO Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125. To send an online condolence, visit the condolence page.


Cheryl A. Smythe

 
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Cheryl A. Smythe, 59, of Lancaster, passed away on Christmas, December 25, 2018 at Lancaster General Hospital. She was the cherished wife of Russell L. Smythe to whom she was married for 32 years. She was born in Columbia, daughter of Stanley Keebler, Strasburg and Barbara Campbell, Great Falls, MT. She provided loving, in-home daycare for local children for over 20 years. She always enjoyed sharing her many crafts with others, which included: rubber-stamping, needlepoint, knitting, crocheting, and making jewelry. Although she suffered with kidney disease, it did not define her. She always had a positive attitude and faced her challenge with an infectious smile. She gave inspiration and faith to others and fought to the very end. Cheryl will be greatly missed by everyone that knew her.

Surviving in addition to her husband and parents, one daughter: Christina A. (Joe) Kihm, Harrisburg. One brother: Fred Keebler. One sister: Melissa Keebler. She was preceded in death by one brother: Stanley Keebler, Jr. and one sister: Teena Thompson.

The Memorial Service will be held at the Workman Funeral Homes, Inc., 114 West Main Street, Mountville on Wednesday, January 2, 1019 at 7:30 P.M. Visitation from 6:00 P.M. till 7:30 P.M. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her memory to: the Kidney Foundation of Central PA, Suite 101, 4813 Jonestown Rd, Harrisburg, PA 17109. To send an online condolence, visit the condolence page.


June E. (nee Anderson) Roberts

 
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June E. (nee Anderson) Roberts, 78, of Landisville, passed away on Friday, December 21, 2018 at Hospice and Community Care, Mount Joy. She was the wife of Brian A. Roberts with whom she celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 1, 2018. She was born in Hull, England, daughter of the late John Thomas and Esther Elizabeth Moon Anderson. She was a member of St. Edward’s Episcopal Church and sang in their choir for 20 years.

Surviving in addition to her husband, two daughters: Joanne E. (Matthew) Kroll, Marietta; and Anna J. Roberts (Matthew F. Merritt), Greenville, SC. Two granddaughters: Rebekah and Areanna Kroll. One sister: Eileen (Ron) Beal, Johannesburg, South Africa.

The Memorial Service will be held at St. Edward’s Episcopal Church, 2453 Harrisburg Pike, Lancaster on Saturday, December 29, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. Please omit flowers. Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to: the Lancaster Cancer Center, 1858 Charter Lane, PO Box 10396, Lancaster, PA 17605 or Hospice and Community Care, PO Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125. Arrangements by the Workman Funeral Homes, Inc., Mountville/Columbia. To send an online condolence, visit the condolence page.

William "Bill" Albert Klinefelter

 
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William “Bill” Albert Klinefelter, 82 of Landisville, entered peacefully into his eternal rest on Friday evening, December 21, 2018 at home, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Railroad, PA in 1936, son of the late Corliss L. and Amelia Beulah Houston Klinefelter. Bill was a member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church for 58 years where he was a choir member, Sunday School Teacher and served as a trustee. He proudly served in the US Navy from 1953-54 when he was Honorably Discharged due to illness. He was a member of the American Legion, Post #34. Bill retired from the meat industry in 2006 after a career that spanned 50 plus years as a store owner, meat cutter, meat manager, meat buyer, and specialist for area food service companies. He was active in the Hempfield Midget Sports Football Program, having coached for 8 years. Bill was very active in various Masonic organizations. He was raised to a Master Mason at Columbia Lodge F&AM #286 where he was a 53 year member. He was also a member of the Lancaster Lodge of Perfection, Council Chapter of Consistory Scottish Rite and Rajah Shrine, both of Reading. He was a Past Grand Tall Cedar of the Tall Cedars of Lebanon, Lancaster Forest #27. While serving in the Tall Cedars Supreme Forest he held numerous positions. He served as the Past Supreme Scribe, Deputy Supreme Provost Marshall, Deputy Supreme Chief Ranger, and Supreme Chief Ranger. He served as aide to the Supreme Tall Cedar for 3 years and in 2017, he was deeply honored to be the recipient of the Tall Cedar Broughton Award. Bill truly loved spending time with his family whether they were camping, fishing, or vacationing at the Outer Banks of North Carolina. He was the loving husband of Jean I. Bortner Klinefelter, with whom he would have celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary today, December 24, 2018.

Surviving in addition to his wife, two daughters and a son: Fay C. Radziewicz, companion of Michael Vernon, Manheim; William E. Klinefelter, husband of Susan A. Klinefelter, Landisville; and Melissa J. Yoder, wife of Steven C. Yoder, Lancaster. Eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Also, three half-brothers. He was preceded in death by one infant son and a half-brother.

The Viewing will be held at the Workman Funeral Homes, Inc., 114 West Main Street, Mountville on Friday, from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. with the Masonic Service to follow. Graveside Service and Burial will take place on Saturday, December 29, 2018 at 9:30 A.M. at St. Jacob’s Stone UCC Cemetery, 5152 Stone Church Road, Glenville, PA with Full Military Honors. Following the burial, the Celebration of Life Service will be held at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 100 West Main Street, Mountville, PA 17554 at 12:00 Noon. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his memory to: St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Women’s Fellowship. To send an online condolence, visit the condolence page.

Donna J. Spangler

Donna J. Spangler, 70, of Conestoga, passed away on Friday, December 14, 2018 at home. She was the wife of Paul E. Spangler, to whom she was married for 44 years. Donna was born in Windber, daughter of the late Clarence and Ethel Blair McClucas. She worked for Exide Corporation for 22 years before her retirement.

Surviving in addition to her husband, are ten brothers and sisters. She was preceded in death by one brother and one sister.

The Memorial Service will be held at River Corner Mennonite Church, 524 River Corner Road, Conestoga on Thursday, December 20, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. Interment in the adjoining church cemetery. Arrangements by the Workman Funeral Homes, Inc., Mountville/Columbia. To send an online condolence, visit the condolence page.