Cecil Rolin Busler, Jr.

Cecil (Bud) Busler, Jr., 87,    of Willow Valley Manor North, Lancaster, PA, went to be with the Lord on Saturday,  April 23, 2011. Born in Williamsport, PA, he was the son of the late Cecil R., Sr. and Hannah Davis Busler. He was the husband of Dorothy Jane (Aderhold) Busler.

Bud was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Lancaster. He served on the Vestry and was head usher at times. Bud was employed at PR Markley (14 years), Poorbaugh Grain (22 years), and McGeary Grain (8 years) as a grain merchant. He loved his family/others and was lovingly called “Mr. Willow Valley.”

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Terrance and Timothy Busler, and eight grandchildren, Shaun Busler, Brad Busler, Cheyenne Busler, Rebecca Busler, Christine Busler, John Leed III, Alex Leed, and Logan Leed. He was predeceased by a daughter, Cynthia Sue Busler.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Memorial Service in the Johnson Auditorium of Willow Valley Manor North, 600 Willow Valley Square, Lancaster, PA on Thursday, April 28, 2011 at 11:00 A.M.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Bud’s memory be made to Hospice of Lancaster County, 685 Good Dr., P.O Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125, or American Cancer Society, 314 Good Dr., Lancaster, PA 17603. Private interment will be held at the convenience of the family.

To send an on-line condolence, please visit www.kasnyderfuneralhome.com

 

Morris W. Minnig

Morris W. Minnig, 89, passed away Saturday, April 23, 2011 at the Mennonite Home. Born in Tremont, he was the son of the late William F. and Iva Fehr Minnig. He was married to the late Fay Adams Minnig who died in January of 2010.

Morris served in the U.S. Army Air Force during WWII.  He worked as an electrician for the former RCA, Lancaster, retiring in 1983 after 35 years of service. He was a member of Millersville #496  F. &A.M.; Tall Cedars of Lancaster; Lancaster Lodge of Perfection, Harrisburg Consistory; and the Ephrata Elks.

Surviving are:  a daughter, Karen Minnig of Lancaster, a son, Gary M. husband of Nadine Minnig of Northbrook, IL; 3 grandchildren; one great-grandchild.

A private interment service will be held in Riverview Burial Park at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements by the Kearney A. Snyder Funeral Home. For other information or to send an online condolence to the family, visit our website at

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Patricia B. Keene

Patricia B. Keene, 80, died at the Willow Valley Retirement Community on Friday, April 22.  She was the daughter of the late Edgar Harrison and Edith Gorsuch Bicknell.

Dr. Keene was a teacher in the Penn Manor School District, and an adjunct professor for a time at both Franklin and Marshall College and Penn State University.  She was a graduate of Millersville University, Temple University and Pennsylvania State University.  A member of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Lancaster, she volunteered in numerous local organizations and was a world traveler.

She was predeceased by her former husband, Richard K. Keene, Sr., and her son, Richard K. Keene, Jr.  She is survived by her sons, Michael C. Keene and Douglas C. Keene; four grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be private and at the discretion of the family.  Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Lancaster County, 685 Good Drive,  P.O Box 4125, Lancaster PA  17604-4125.

Arrangements by Kearney A. Snyder Funeral Home; 394-4097.  www.kasnyderfuneralhome.com

Ronald D. Woomer

Ronald D. Woomer, 74, of Lancaster, PA passed away with his family surrounding him on Thursday, April 21st, 2011.

Born in Hegins, PA, and son of Clarence and Annie (Dietrich) Woomer, he moved to Lancaster and worked for AMP, Incorporated until his retirement in 1997.

A devoted, kind and generous father and doting grandfather, Ron was loved by many.  He enjoyed the great outdoors and was a hunter and fisherman, a former Boy Scout Leader, and baseball coach. He had many hobbies, including photography, firearms, science, and coin collecting.  An avid sports fan, he enjoyed watching the Phillies, Flyers and Hershey Bears. Ron had a great sense of humor, and loved animals.

Ron was preceded in death by his wife Lynne (Wrigley) Woomer, and is survived by his son, Ronald L. Woomer, daughter Teri, wife of Scott Charney, four grandchildren, Jimmy and Becca Woomer,  Lucas and Tanner Charney, and his longtime companion, Ardella Bixler.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, April 27th at Richard A. Sheetz Funeral Home, 2024 Marietta Ave., Lancaster.  All are invited to visit with the family beginning at 10:00 AM.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to the Boy Scouts of America, 630 Janet Ave #B114, Lancaster, 17601 – (717) 394-4063.

Marvin G. Beesley

Marvin Grady Beesley, 81, of Willow Valley Retirement Community, formerly of Wilmington, DE, died Tuesday, April 19th, at The Glen at Willow Valley. He graduated from the University of Tennessee in 1951 and served as an Air Force medical supply officer during the Korean War. Mr. Beesley worked for the DuPont Company for 38 years in the Human Resources and International Departments and represented the company in several national professional organizations. At the time of his retirement in 1991, he was DuPont’s Manager of Benefits and Pensions.

Before moving to Willow Valley in 1999, he was an active member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Wilmington, where he served on the Administrative Board, the building committee and was Chairman of the Board   of the Fund Raising Campaign for the current church ­building. At his death, he was  a member of First United Methodist Church of Lancaster.

His main hobbies were ­gardening, reading and travel, which he and his wife did extensively. A dear friend recently wrote, “We will miss his quiet dignity and his kind considerate ways. He was a consummate gentleman.”

Mr. Beesley is survived by his wife, Wilma, with whom he would have celebrated 60 years of marriage this June; a daughter, Susan Kay Beesley of Wilmington, DE; and a granddaughter, Kaitlyn Michael Beesley-Campos of Davis, CA. He was preceded in death by his son, Michael Grady.

Friends are respectfully invited to attend a memorial service in the Johnson Auditorium of Willow Valley Manor North, 600 Willow Valley Square, Lancaster, PA on Monday, May 2, 2011 at 1:00 P.M.  The family will greet friends immediately following the service. Interment will be ­private. In lieu of flowers, ­contributions in his memory may be sent to Hospice of Lancaster County, 685 Good Drive, P.O. Box 4125,  Lancaster, PA 17604-4125.

Arrangements are being handled by Kearney A. ­Snyder Funeral Home, 717-394-4097. For further information or to send an on-line ­condolence, please visit:

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George D. Eisenberger

George D. Eisenberger, Sr., 85, formerly of Drexel Ave., Lancaster, was called from his residence at Landis Homes to his eternal home on Monday, April 18, 2011.

He was the husband of the late Esther H. Thomas Eisenberger who died in 2003.  Born December 9, 1925 in Paradise Twp., he was the son of the late Clarence and Mabel Hassel Eisenberger.

George was a lifetime farmer and hay and straw dealer.  He enjoyed vegetable gardening, hunting and fishing. He was a member of the Neffsville Mennonite Church.

Surviving are two sons, George husband of Marian Eberly Eisenberger, of Willow Street, and James husband of Carol Zimmerman Eisenberger of New Providence; three daughters, Joyce wife of Donald Deiter of Lancaster, Judy wife of Linford Burkhart of Willow Street, and Janice wife of Leslie Kreider of Leola; a son-in-law, Elias Betancourt of Lititz; 16 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by a daughter, Donna Betancourt; by a brother, Ben Eisenberger, and by sisters, Miriam Charles, Reba Stauffer and Martha Shirk.

A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, April 22, 2011 at 7:00 P.M. at the WEST BETHANY Chapel at Landis Homes, 1001 E. Oregon Road, Lititz, PA with Pastor Jim Leaman officiating. Friends may call at the EAST BETHANY Chapel at Landis Homes on Thursday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. There will be no viewing on Friday evening; however, the family will greet friends following the service.  Interment will be private and held at the convenience of the family in Mellinger Mennonite Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mr. Eisenberger’s memory may be made to Hospice of Lancaster County, 685 Good Drive, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125 or to the Caring Fund at Landis Homes, 1001 E. Oregon Road, Lititz, PA 17543. Arrangements by the Kearney A. Snyder Funeral Home, 394-4097. To send an on-line condolence to the family, visit our website at: www.kasnyderfuneralhome.com

Jean F. Fulmer

Jean F. Fulmer, 90, of Lancaster passed away Thursday, April 14, 2011, at Arborview at Willow Valley. Born in Schwenksville, she was the daughter of the late Ross G. and Elizabeth Searfass Koons.  She would have been married 70 years on November 22nd to Harold Y. Fulmer.

She retired as a secretary at the Montgomery County Geriatric and Rehabilitation Center. She was a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity, and a former member of St. James Episcopal Church in Evansburg where she was also a Sunday School teacher.  In her retirement, she enjoyed participating in plays performed at Willow Valley Manor.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by: her daughter, Betsy DeLisle of Lancaster; 2 grandchildren, Lauren and Nathan Schmid; 3 great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held from the Limerick Garden of Memories Cemetery, 44 Swamp Pike, Limerick, PA on Tuesday, April 19, 2011 at 11 AM. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to ­Hospice of Lancaster County, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125 or to the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity, 31 S. Duke St., Lancaster, PA 17602.

Arrangements by the Richard A. Sheetz Funeral Home.  For other information or to send an on-line ­condolence to the family, visit our website at:

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Lois A. Habecker

Lois A. Habecker, 81, formerly of Lancaster passed away Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at Oak Leaf Manor.  Born in Sistersville, WV, she was the daughter of Lester and Eloise Mason Berisford.  She was the wife of the late John David Habecker.

She was a registered nurse, retiring from Lancaster General Hospital.

She is survived by: 2 sisters, Janice Stewart of Belton, MO, and Helen Stewart of Pueblo, CO; a brother, Dale Berisford of Sistersville, WV; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Catherine Anderson Chalek.

A graveside service will be held from the Rohrerstown Mennonite Cemetery on Saturday, May 7, 2011 at 10:00 A.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mrs. Habecker’s memory may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

Arrangements by the Richard A. Sheetz Funeral Home. For other information or to send an online condolence to the family, visit our website at

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Seth H. Ebersole

Seth H. Ebersole, 84, died Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at ­Landis Homes following an extended illness.

Born April 19, 1926 in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Benjamin and Laura Hertzler Ebersole. He was the husband of Virginia Metzler Ebersole, sharing 62 years of marriage.

Seth was an active member of the Akron Mennonite Church and the Men’s Chorus for many years. He was an accomplished woodworker employed by the J.W. Nauman Company in Manheim and retiring in 1988 from Nauman Construction in Lancaster.  Following retirement, Seth volunteered at several church related organizations using his many carpenter skills.

Seth was a volunteer fire fighter for the Landisville/ Hempfield Fire Co. for 45 years. He enjoyed the outdoors and was an avid hunter and fisherman. He also had a deep appreciation of books and loved to read.

Surviving besides his wife are two daughters, Jane Ebersole of Hummelstown and Kathy wife of Jeff Kauffman of Lancaster; a son, Charles husband of Linda Ebersole of Mohnton; six grandchildren, one great grandchild; a brother, Andrew husband of Irene Ebersole of Lancaster; and a brother-in-law, Paul White of Lititz. He was preceded in death by sisters, Ruth White and Edith Ebersole.

The family would like to extend their appreciation to Landis Homes, especially the staff of Ephrata House, for the wonderful care given to Seth over the last few years.

A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, April 15, 2011 at 10:00 A.M. at the Akron Mennonite Church, 1311 Diamond Street, Akron, PA with Pastor Jim Amstutz and Pastor Michelle Dula officiating.  Visitation with the family will be held at East Bethany Chapel at Landis Homes, 1001 E. Oregon Road, Lititz, on Thursday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. and at the church on Friday following the memorial service. Interment will be private and held at the convenience of the family in the Akron Mennonite Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the Caring Fund at Landis Homes, 1001 E. Oregon Road, Lititz, PA 17543.  Arrangements by the Richard A. Sheetz Funeral Home, 397-6329. To send an online condolence to the family, visit our website at:

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Charles F. Wehry, Jr.

Charles F. Wehry, Jr., 76, formerly of Mountville, passed away on April 12 at Manor Care Health Services of Lancaster. He was the husband of June Miller Wehry and the father of three children: Gail Wehry, Lititz, PA, Kathi Stewart, Mountville, PA and Dean Wehry, Hershey, PA. Born in Rock, PA, he was the son of the late Myrtle Jones Wehry and Charles F. Wehry, Sr. He graduated from Pine Grove High School and attended Millersville State College. He retired from ­Armstrong Technical Center after 36 years of service.

In addition to his children, he is survived by five grandchildren, Ryan Stewart, and Tiffany, Christopher, Colton and Caleb Wehry.  Additionally, he is survived by three ­sisters, Miriam Bazar, Orwigsburg, PA, Sara Ulmer, Schuylkill Haven, PA and Phyllis Becker, Bellbrook, OH. He was preceded in death by a sister, Carolyn Wehry.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Charles’s memory can be made to the American ­Diabetes Association.

A private service will be held at the convenience of the family. Richard A. Sheetz Funeral Home is serving the family. For other information or to send an online condolence to the family, visit our website at: www.kasnyderfuneralhome.com

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