Valli Lee Trice

 
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Valli Lee Ashford Trice, 70, of Mountville, passed away on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at home, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Larry C. Trice, Sr., who passed away on November 19, 2016. She was born in Lancaster, daughter of the late John F. and Grayce V. Frankver Roth. She was a physical therapist for Beverly Healthcare and Manor Care Health Services. She enjoyed painting, gardening, and spending time with her family. 

She is survived by one son: Lonnie M. (Crystal L.) Ashford. One daughter: Michele L. Ashford. Three step-children: Kim Trice; Larry Trice, Jr.; and Michael Trice. Ten grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; four step-grandchildren and two step-great-grandchildren. One sister: Joan Marshall. She was preceded in death by one brother: John David Roth, Sr. 

Private Services will be held for the family. Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to: Caring Hospice Services, 101 Good Drive, Lancaster, PA 17603. Arrangements by the Workman Funeral Homes, Inc. To send an online condolence, visit the condolence.

Carol L. Hoffmeier

 
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Carol L. Hoffmeier, 74, of Mountville passed away on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at home. She was the wife of the late Arthur L. Hoffmeier, Sr. She was born in Lancaster, daughter of the late Paul R. and Elizabeth Dill Mayer. She worked at Fulton Bank as a teller at several branches until her retirement. She previously worked at Woolworth's Park City Center for 25 years. She was an avid bowler, having bowled since she was 17, and bowled in many leagues throughout the years. She was a member of Wayside Presbyterian Church; and loved NASCAR, especially Kyle Petty, her favorite driver.

She is survived by her two children: Candy L. (Robert) Loffredo; and Gary E. Williams, Arizona. Three grandchildren: Gary L. (Stephanie) Williams; Heather L. (Austin) Rice; and Amanda P. Loffredo. Three great-grandchildren: Jett, Mason, and Angel Williams. Two sisters: Shirley L. (Gerald R.) Keeports, Elizabethtown; and Deborah L. (Charles) High, Middletown.

The Memorial Service will be held at the Workman Funeral Homes, Inc., 114 West Main Street, Mountville on Friday, July 5, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. with Pastor Stephen P. Fritz, officiating. Interment in Millersville Mennonite Cemetery. Visitation from 1:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M. To send an online condolence, visit the condolence page.

Albert R. Manuel, Sr.

 
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Albert R. Manuel, Sr., 57, of Red Lion, passed away on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. He was the husband of Betty J. Snyder Manuel to whom he was married for 37 years. He was born in Columbia, son of Gordon L., Sr. and Joyce L. Becker Manuel. He worked as a laborer in construction and enjoyed collecting coins, doing crossword puzzles, loved puppies and was a history buff who enjoyed watching the History Channel.

Surviving in addition to his wife, his children: Albert R. (Ashley) Manuel, Jr.; Charles H. Manuel; and Joyce A. Manuel, all of Red Lion. Two grandchildren: Drew and Amelia. Siblings: Gordon Manuel, Jr.; Michael Manuel; Charles (Joann) Manuel, all of Columbia; Steve (Dottie) Manuel, Enola; Daniel (Donna) Manuel; Columbia; Terry (Jim) Summers, Lancaster; and Betty (Beatle) Bailey, Columbia. He was preceded in death by one son: Timothy A. Manuel and one brother: Thomas Manuel.

The Funeral Service will be held at the Workman Funeral Homes, Inc., 31 South Eighth Street, Columbia, 17512 on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 7:00 P.M. with Pastor David C. Powers, officiating. Friends may call from 6:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Manuel Family c/o the funeral home to help defray funeral costs. To send an online condolence, visit the condolence page.

Wilda M. "Dolly" Varner

 
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Wilda M. "Dolly" Varner, 88, of Concordia Road, West Hempfield Twp, passed away on Sunday, June 23, 2019 at Hospice and Community Care, Mount Joy, less than a mile from where she was born in Salunga. She was the wife of John F. Varner to whom she was married for 41 years. Dolly was a unique lady who believed in hard work and doing a job right. She worked at J L Clark, Mfg Company for 49 years before her retirement in 1995. She prided herself in doing purity work and meeting productive goals. Some could remember Dolly from the 70's at the Manor Ridge Inn. Now she is in a better place enjoying a frozen Margarita with "salt" and waiting for her meal to be reheated. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of Columbia Lodge #1074 BPOE where she was a past secretary.

Surviving in addition to her husband, one sister: Mary wife of Raymond Rynier, Gordonville. Nephew: Randy husband of Connie Rynier, Rawlinsville. Nieces: Betty Ann Baurs, Lancaster; and Patti wife of Jack Sloop, Tega Cay, SC. One stepson: John husband of Susan Varner, York. Dolly was preceded in death by two sisters: Shirley Bradley and Martha Brown.

The Memorial Service will be held at the Workman Funeral Homes, Inc., 114 West Main Street, Mountville on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. Visitation will be from 1:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M. To send an online condolence, visit the condolence page.

George Roberts

 
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George Roberts, 80, of Mount Joy, passed away on Sunday, June 23, 2019 at St. Anne's Retirement Community. He was the husband of Evelyn M. Nielsen Roberts with whom he celebrated their 15th wedding anniversary on October 1, 2018. He was born in Brooklyn, NY, son of the late Alfred and Esther Spencer Roberts. George was a repair person for Xerox Corp for 30 years before his retirement. He was a member of Christ the King Community Church; a Veteran of the US Army; enjoyed motorcycles, having ridden to California; Ham Radios; and trains.

Surviving in addition to his wife, his children: Elizabeth (Joseph) Roberts-Morse; George A. (Annette) Roberts; Timothy A. (Heidi J.) Roberts. Step-daughters: Marie (Anthony) Mirabella; Jackie (John) Santiago; Jennifer (Chris) Barbieri. Eleven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. One brother: James (Lenore) Roberts. He was preceded in death by one sister: Lillian Edwardson.

The Funeral Service will be held at Christ the King Community Church, 2449 Marietta Avenue, Lancaster on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. with Pastor Allan D. Chambers, officiating. Graveside Service and Burial will be held on Wednesday at 11:00 A.M. at Hillside Cemetery, 2556 Susquehanna Road, Abington, PA 19001. Please omit flowers. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to: God's Clearview Ministries, Carlos and Migdila DeJesus, 1946 Pardee Rd., Morrisdale, PA 16858. Arrangements by the Workman Funeral Homes, Inc., Mountville/Columbia.

Charles S. Brommer, Jr.

 
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Charles S. "Chub" Brommer, Jr., 85, of Columbia, passed away at home on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, surrounded by his loving family after a 2 year, courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Columbia, son of the late Charles S. Brommer, Sr. and Amy I. (Dambach) Brommer. He was the loving husband of Fannie E. (Miller) Brommer for 62 years. Charles graduated from Columbia High School, Class of 1953 and was a Veteran of the US Army. He worked for Sperry New Holland before he retired in 1991. Charles was also an avid modified tractor puller for over 40 years, and loved spending hours tinkering around in his machine shop.

Surviving in addition to his wife, his children: Charles A. Brommer, Sr.; Arthur E. (Ann) Brommer; James D. Brommer, Sr.; and Elsie M. Brommer. Ten grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. One brother: Jon R. Brommer, and many 'adopted' family members. Charles was preceded in death by his brother: Henry D. Brommer; three nephews; and one niece.

The Funeral Service will be held at the Workman Funeral Homes, Inc., 31 South Eighth Street, Columbia on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 12:00 Noon. Interment in Laurel Hill Memorial Gardens with Full Military Honors. Friends may call from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 Noon. Please omit flowers. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to: Kinderhook Evangelical Congregational Church, 562 Kinderhook Rd., Columbia, PA 17512. To send an online condolence, visit the condolence page.

Ridley David Toomey

 
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The Funeral Service for Ridley will be held at Grace Point Church of the Nazarene, 110 Durlach Road, Ephrata, PA 17522 on Friday, June 21, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Roclin Hambrick, officiating. Family and friends may view at the church from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. Please omit flowers. Memorial contributions may be made in Ridley’s memory to: the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central PA, 745 West Governor Rd., Hershey, PA 17033 or The Children’s Miracle Network, Hershey, 1249 Cocoa Ave., Suite 115, Mail Code HS21, PO Box 852, Hershey, PA 17033-0852. Arrangements by the Workman Funeral Homes, Inc., Mountville/Columbia. To send an online condolence, visit the condolence page.



George J. Bradshaw, Sr.

 
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George J. Bradshaw, Sr., 77, of Mountville, passed away on Monday, June 17, 2019 at Hospice and Community Care, Mount Joy. He was the husband of Karen E. Rudisill Bradshaw with whom he celebrated their 31st wedding anniversary on April 9, 2019. He was born in Wilkes-Barre, son of the late Elmer L. and Louise Domanski Bradshaw. He was a general manager for JS Raub, Wilkes-Barre. George was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Columbia; the Columbia Fraternal and Beneficial Association (Owls); Columbia-Middletown BPOE #1074; Chickies Rock Lodge #307 of the Moose; Forester's of America; Viking Club, York; the American Legion Post #466, Marietta; and he enjoyed playing golf.

Surviving in addition to his wife, one son, George J. (Kathy) Bradshaw, Jr., York. Four granddaughters. One great-grandson. He was preceded in death by one son: Scott F. Bradshaw, and one brother: Elmer Bradshaw.

Private Family Graveside Service and Burial will be held in Fairview Cemetery, Wrightsville. 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.

Franklin H. McKonly

 
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Franklin H. McKonly, Jr., 55, of Lancaster, passed away on Tuesday, May 28, 2019. He was born in Lancaster, son of Jacqulyn D. Fisher McKonly and the late Franklin H. McKonly, Sr. He was a master electrician, having worked for Lapp Electric. He enjoyed hunting, NASCAR, and any driver who drove a Ford, and the Dallas Cowboys.

Surviving in addition to his mother, his children: Hannah J. McKonly and Franklin H. McKonly, III. Three nieces. One nephew. Three great-nieces and three great-nephews. Two sisters: Faith A. Gui, and Hope A. McKonly.

Graveside Service and Burial will be in Silver Spring Cemetery on Friday, May 31, 2019 at 11:30 A.M. Visitation will be held at the Workman Funeral Homes, Inc., 114 West Main Street, Mountville from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his memory to: Lancaster Behavioral Health Hospital, 333 Harrisburg Ave., Lancaster, PA 17603. To send an online condolence, visit the condolence page.

Roy V. Bender

 
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Roy V. Bender, 91, of Washington Boro, passed away on Monday, May 27, 2019 at St. Anne’s Retirement Community. He was born in Lancaster County, son of the late Jacob and Ada White Bender. Roy was the husband of the late Doris Bender for 62 years before her homegoing in 2013. He was a graduate of Penn Manor High School and served in the US Marine Corps, (1952-54). He was a carpenter all of his life working for several local contractors. He was always very generous with his time and expertise in helping others with remodeling and other woodworking projects. He was an active member of the Washington Boro Church of God, teaching Sunday School and serving in various leadership positions. Roy loved his extended family and will be greatly missed by them. The Lord blessed him with a long productive life and he is now with his Lord in a better place. Praise His name!

He is survived by his children: David R. (Rosanne) Bender and Kathleen M. (Theodore Bair). Grandchildren: Kerie E. Bair, Jada M. Bair, Janae A. Bair, D. Craig (Ashley) Bender, Kevin R. (Kelly) Bender, and Jason R. (Torrie) Bender. Step-grandchildren: Kyle (Erin) Bair, and Jarred Bair. In addition he was blessed with six-great-grandchildren and four step-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one son: Craig A. Bender; one granddaughter: Amie N. James; and one step-grandson: Trevor Bair.

The Memorial Service will be held at Washington Boro Church of God,15 Rockfish Street, Washington Boro, PA 17582 on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Paul Habecker and Pastor Mark Habecker, officiating. Private interment in Washington Boro Cemetery. There will be no public viewing, however the family will greet friends following the Memorial Service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his memory to: the Mission Society, c/o Washington Boro Church of God or St. Anne’s Retirement Community, 3952 Columbia Ave., Columbia, PA 17512. Arrangements by the Workman Funeral Homes, Inc., Columbia/Mountville. To send an online condolence, visit the condolence page.

William E. Riggle

 
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William E. Riggle, 83, of Elizabethtown, passed away on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at Masonic Village. He was the husband of the late June G. Riggle, who passed away on July 7, 2013. He was born in Lima, OH, son of the late Fred E. and Dorothy E. Kohli Riggle. He was a Supervisor for RCA Corp., and owned several local restaurants: Foxshire, Wood's Edge, and the Pantry Deli. He was a member of Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd and the Masonic Lodge #43 F&AM, Lancaster. He was a Veteran of the US Navy, serving during the Korean Conflict and a member of the Millersville-Manor VFW Post #7294.

He is survived by one son: William E. (Theresa) Riggle, Jr., Rising Sun, MD. One daughter: Tambrey Lee (the late Michael) Diehm, Lancaster and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one sister: Patsy Lee Allen.

The Graveside Service and Burial will be held at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery on FRIDAY, JUNE 7, 2019 AT 10:00 A.M. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his memory to: Masonic Village Hospice. Arrangements by the Workman Funeral Homes, Inc., Columbia/Mountville. To send an online condolence, visit the condolence page.

Walter J. "Jim" Shaub

 
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Walter J. "Jim" Shaub, Jr., 78, of Columbia, entered his Heavenly Home on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 following a three month illness and a 35 year journey with Diabetes at Hospice and Community Care, Mount Joy. Jim is survived by his best friend and wife, Linda L. Rider Shaub to whom he was married for 60 years. He was born in Columbia, son of the late Walter J., Sr. and Mary E. Horner Shaub. He was a graduate of Columbia High School, Class of 1958 and retired from Anvil International after 40 years of service.

Surviving in addition to his wife, three children: Keith A. Shaub, Mark C. (Charlotte A.) Shaub, all of Columbia, and Lynne D. Shaub, at home. Two grandchildren: Tiffanie L. and Mark C., Jr. One great-grandson: Alaric James.

The Memorial Service will be held at Mountville Mennonite Church, 205 Froelich Avenue, Mountville on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 3:00 P.M. with Pastor Jim Laverty and Pastor Phil Shertzer, officiating. Visitation with the family will follow the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his memory to: the American Diabetes Association, 150 Monument Rd., Suite 100, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004. Arrangements by the Workman Funeral Homes, Inc., Columbia/Mountville. To send an online condolence, visit the condolence page.

Edward J. Kasper

 
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Edward J. Kasper, 79, of East Petersburg, passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2019. He was born in Luzerne County, son of the late Peter Kasper and Josephine H. Swipps Wagner. He was the owner of Epic Dental Lab, Annapolis, MD before his retirement. Ed was a Veteran of the US Air Force; a former member of Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, Middletown; and a member of Knights of Columbus Council #3501. He enjoyed writing poetry, the NY Times Sunday crossword puzzles, in pen, and spending time with his family.

He is survived by two daughters: Jill M. (Charles R., Jr.) Kurtz, Mountville; and Krystal K. Little, Beaufort, SC. Five grandchildren: Charles R. Kurtz, III; Benjamin, Nathaniel, Brandon, and Gabriel. Two great-grandchildren: Aiden and Ruby. He was preceded in death by one sister: Wendy Lyons.

The Memorial Service will be held at the Workman Funeral Homes, Inc., 114 West Main Street, Mountville on SATURDAY, JUNE 8, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his memory to: the American Diabetes Association, 150 Monument Rd, Suite 100, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004 or the American Heart Association, 610 Community Way, Lancaster, PA 17603. To send an online condolence, visit the condolence page.

Howard B. Larsen

 
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Howard B. Larsen, 104, of St. John's Herr Estate, passed away on Friday, May 17, 2019 at Hospice and Community Care, Mount Joy. He was the husband of the late Beatrice V. Larsen, who passed away on December 29, 2003 and Elizabeth Kershner Kline Larsen with whom he celebrated their 14th wedding anniversary in December of 2018. He was born in Brooklyn, NY son of the late Jens and Margaret Thompson Larsen. Howard worked as a Supervisor in Telephone Services, Manhattan, before his retirement. He was a member of Reformation Lutheran Church and he enjoyed bowling, traveling, Big Band Music, and dancing.

Surviving in addition to his wife, one son: Kurt H. (Judy) Larsen. Two daughters: Janet E. (Tom) Fabian and Kristine B. (Jay) Lowman. One step-daughter: Renee E. (Thomas) Haag. One step-son: Jason S. (Louise) Kline. Four grandchildren. Three great-grandchildren. Five step-grandchildren. Five step-great-grandchildren. One sister: Madelyn Rowe. He was preceded in death by one step-son: Richard Kline and one step-grandson: Gregory Amato.

The Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel at St. John's Herr Estate, 200 Luther Lane, Columbia, PA 17512 on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. with Chaplain Dione M. Klepetka and Pastor Luke Seamon, officiating. Interment in Silver Spring Cemetery. Friends may call at the Chapel from 1:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his memory to: St. John's Herr Estate or Reformation Lutheran Church, 2100 Manor Ridge Dr., Lancaster, PA 17603. Arrangements by the Workman Funeral Homes, Inc., Columbia/Mountville. To send an online condolence, visit the condolence page.

Lisa A. Stephenson

 
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Lisa A. Stephenson, 52, of Columbia, passed away on Sunday, May 19, 2019 while under the care of Hospice and Community Care. She was born in Sayre, PA daughter of Gordon C. Stephenson, Bloomington, MN and Judith C. Aylesworth Kerstetter, Mount Joy. She worked in Medical Records at RGI for 15 years. Lisa enjoyed reading, crocheting, hiking, riding motorcycles, and animal rescue.

Surviving in addition to her parents, her fiancée Michele Benham, Columbia. One step-daughter: Kristin L. Mason, Wilmington, NC. One sister: Fawn Stephenson-Lilly, Columbia. Two brothers and sister-in-laws. One niece and two nephews. Also, aunts, uncles and cousins.

A Visitation and Time of Sharing will be held at the Workman Funeral Homes, Inc., 114 West Main Street, Mountville on Saturday, May 25, 2019 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her memory to: the Lancaster County PSPCA, 848 South Prince St, Lancaster, PA 17602 or the Humane League of Lancaster County, 2195 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster, PA 17602. To send an online condolence, visit the condolence page.

Michael D. Graybill

 
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Michael D. Graybill, 45, of Lancaster, passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2019. He was born in Lancaster, son of Dennis E. Graybill and Donna J. Smith (Butch) Collins. He was an auto retailer for the Manheim Auto Auction. He enjoyed golfing, playing the guitar, motorcycles, wrestling, Philadelphia Eagles, and he loved his grandchildren.

Surviving in addition to his parents, his fiancé Leslie Hertzog. Three daughters: Alyssa R., Angela M., and Vanessa N. Graybill. Three grandchildren: Nevaeh Campbell, Benjamin M. Graybill, and Zander A. Delgado. Former wife: Stefanie L. Boyce. Siblings: Richard D. (Jessica) Graybill. Michelle L. (Robert, Jr.) Rhone. Two nieces: Kayla Graybill and Courtney Rhone. One nephew: Robert R. Rhone, III.

The Memorial Service will be held at Central Manor Church of God, 387 Penn Street, Washington Boro on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 3:00 PM. Arrangements by the Workman Funeral Homes, Inc., Mountville/Columbia. To send an online condolence, visit the condolence page.

Gerald F. Yeaglin

 
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Gerald F. Yeaglin, 69, of West Hempfield Township passed away following a courageous, three year battle with Pancreatic Cancer on Monday, April 29, 2019 at home. He was the husband of Sharon L. McCracken Yeaglin with whom he celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary on November 3, 2018. They were together since he was 18 years old. He was born in Lancaster, son of the late Paul L. and Bertha M. Wargo Yeaglin. He was a Superintendent for Lancaster Home Builders for 15 years. He was a member of St. Leo the Great Catholic Church; a very avid Philadelphia sports fan; and a graduate of Lancaster Catholic High School, Class of 1968. He enjoyed hunting, playing golf, and socializing with his friends. He had been in the construction field most of his life. He was a volunteer coach and umpire for all three of his son's sporting events and shared his extended home building skills with his sons. His passion was his handyman skills which he also shared with family and friends.

Surviving in addition to his wife, three sons: Johnny P. Yeaglin, Boca Raton, FL; Kevin M. Yeaglin, Houston, TX; and Bryan C. (Vera) Yeaglin, Chattanooga, TN. Two grandchildren: Brooks and Caroline. He will be sadly missed by his eight brothers and sisters: Catherine (Terry) Baughman; Paul Yeaglin; William (Coral) Yeaglin; Ruth (Gary) Carmen; Theresa (the late Jere) High; James (Kim) Yeaglin; Margaret (Tom) Leddy; and Irene (Mark) Detwiler. He was preceded in death by one brother; Joseph Yeaglin.

The Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 409 Cherry Street, Columbia, PA on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. with Rev. Stephen P. Kelley, as Celebrant. Final Commendation and Farewell will be in Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:30 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his memory to: Cancer Research at Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1800 Orleans St., Baltimore, MD 21287. Arrangements by the Workman Funeral Homes, Inc., Columbia/Mountville. To send an online condolence, visit the condolence page.