Milly Allison

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Mildred Stehman Rohrer Allison entered into rest peacefully at home on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Born and raised on a small farm in East Hempfield Township, Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Enos and Elizabeth Rohrer. Milly was a 1953 graduate of East Hempfield High School where she was very active in music, sports and cheerleading.  She recently renewed many old friendships and memories as co-chair of the 60th Hempfield reunion in October. As a young girl her… Read complete obituary here

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Barbara M. French

Barbara M. French

Barbara M. French, 101, of Willow Valley Retirement Communities, Lancaster, PA passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on April 20, 2014.  She was the widow of Lawrence P. French.  Born in Trenton, NJ she was the daughter of the late James E. and Ethel Disborough Manser.  A graduate of the University of Delaware she taught 2nd grade in the Wilmington, DE public schools for many years.  She was a guide at the Hagley Museum in Greenville, DE for 15… Read complete obituary here

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Frederick J. Kisselback

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Frederick J. Kisselback (12-15-50 till 4-20-14) of Lancaster, PA.  Born in N.E. Philadelphia.  Son of the late Frederick and Lois Strang Kisselback.  Husband of Joyce Seachrist Kisselback.  Fred attended Lincoln School in N.E. Philadelphia and obtained a trade in woodworking. Fred’s interest contained: family, playing board games, bowling, walks.  His attitude on life was to be honest and caring to everyone.  He enjoyed attending church at W.E.M.F., where he was married, baptized, and became part of the church family.  Fred… Read complete obituary here

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H. Louise Nichols

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H. Louise Nichols, 91, formerly of Leola, a 14 year resident of Luther Acres, died at the home on Monday, April 21, 2014. She was the wife of the late Robert A. Nichols who died in 1995.  Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late B. Frank and Ruth Zimmerman Herr. Mrs. Nichols had taught at the Leola Elementary School for 20 years.  She was a graduate of J. P. McCaskey High School and Millersville University. Louise was… Read complete obituary here

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Ethel Musser Rutt

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Ethel Musser Rutt, 100, passed away Friday, April 18, 2014, at Willow Valley Retirement Community. She was the wife of the late Jacob Henry Rutt. Ethel was born on March 12, 1914, to Harry Hake Musser and Minnie Herr Musser in Rapho Township.  Ethel was an alumna of Mount Joy High School, Eastern Mennonite School, Elizabethtown College and Millersville State University. She taught in one-room schools in Rapho and Conoy Townships, later teaching at Bainbridge Elementary School and the Elizabethtown… Read complete obituary here

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P. Abbott Asplin

P. Abbott Asplin

P. Abbott Asplin, 96, a resident of the Mennonite Home, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014. He was the husband of Kathryn E. Juslin Asplin.  His first wife, the late Dorothy Harding Asplin died in 1996.  Born in Lehighton, he was the son of the late Chester R. and Minnie May Emmert Asplin. Abbott retired from Armstrong World Industries where he had been employed as a Personnel Manager.  He was a graduate of Franklin and Marshall College where he had played… Read complete obituary here

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Steven Douglas Brunner

Steven Douglas Brunner

Steven Douglas Brunner, 58, died April 13, of pancreatic cancer at Hospice & Community Care.  He fought relentlessly with dignity and strength while never complaining. Born January 11, 1956, he was the son of James L. Brunner Sr. and Loretta May (Warfel) Brunner.  Also surviving is a brother James L. Brunner, Jr., and a great-nephew Noah which he loved dearly. He was a gifted guitarist and a talented artist who loved all creatures great and small including his cat Elliott… Read complete obituary here

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Lena M. Hildebrand

Lena Hildebrand

Lena M. Hildebrand, 99, of Lancaster, passed away on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at Hamilton Arms Center.  She was the wife of the late Richard H. Hildebrand to whom she was married to for 64 years.   Born in Lancaster, PA, she was the daughter of the late John G. and Fannie Mae (Shellenberger) Glick. In her spare time she enjoyed playing cards, knitting, doing word puzzles, gardening in her yard and spending time with her family.  She was a member… Read complete obituary here

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H. Karl Zeswitz

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H. Karl Zeswitz, 84, of Lancaster, died Saturday, April 12, 2014 at Luther Acres. He was married 61 years to Lura Pullis Zeswitz.  Born in Reading,   he was the son of the late William H. Sr., and Emma Kleschitz Zeswitz. Karl retired from CoreStates Bank following a lengthy career in Banking.  Prior to that he had worked at the family business, Zeswitz Music Center, and for Carpenter Steel both in Reading, PA.  He was a graduate of the Wharton School… Read complete obituary here

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Vernon J. Walters

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Vernon J. Walters, 93, of Lancaster, passed away on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at Willow Valley Retirement Community.  He was the husband of the late Mary Jane (McClune) Walters.  Born in Lancaster, PA he was the son of the late Oscar and Iona (Little) Walters. He proudly served in the United States Army. He is survived by his daughter Beth Egan (wife of Trey) of Lancaster, PA and a son Douglas Walters of Laurel, MD.  He is also survived by… Read complete obituary here

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