C. Jane Biemesderfer

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C. Jane Biemesderfer, 92, a resident of Moravian Manor, Lititz, PA, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 24, 2014. Jane was a long-time resident of Morrisville, Bucks County before coming to Moravian Manor in 1993. She was a member of the Morrisville United Methodist Church and was last employed with Educational Testing Services of Princeton, NJ.  She enjoyed cooking, baking and being involved in the social activities at Moravian Manor, but her greatest passion was her family. During her time at… Read complete obituary here

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Mary S. McCommon

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Mary S. McCommon, 92, of Lancaster, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 25, at Country Meadows Retirement Community.  She was the widow of H. Ross McCommon, who died in 1991, and the daughter of the late Howard B. and Mary D. Stauffer of Landisville. A graduate of Hempfield High School, Class of 1939, she graduated from Lancaster Business College and was a retired legal secretary, having worked for several lawyers in the Lancaster community.  Her faith was very important to… Read complete obituary here

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Anthony “Tony” M. Thomas

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Anthony “Tony” M. Thomas, 55, passed away on July 19, 2014 at his home.  Born in Scranton, PA he was the son of Shirley (Gibbons) Thomas and the late Leroy Thomas. After graduating from J.P. McCaskey High School, Tony went on to serve in the U.S. Air Force, then attended ITT Technical Institute to earn his associates degree in engineering technology.  He was last employed with Evans Engineering. In addition to his mother, and his caregiver, Lori Hall, Tony is… Read complete obituary here

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Susan J. “Susie” Fawber

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Susan J. “Susie” Fawber, 72, of Lancaster, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 21, 2014 at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, MD.  Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Vincent and Jane (Mehl) Ziegler.  She was the wife of the late Warren “Pud” Fawber, who passed away in 2007.  They were married for 44 wonderful years. Susan was a 1960 graduate of McCaskey High School, where she was very active in organizing the class reunions.  She received… Read complete obituary here

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Rev. Mark E. Kroehler

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Mark Edward Kroehler, 100, died on July 16, 2014, at Benchmark Healthcare in Puryear TN.  Mark was born on April 19, 1914, in Hermiston OR, as the first child of the late Edward Jacob and Effie Hillegas Kroehler who were homesteaders. His early years were spent in Kankakee IL and his adolescence in Binghamton NY. He graduated from Central High School (Binghamton NY) and earned degrees from Asbury College and Asbury Theological Seminary (Wilmore KY), Drew Theological Seminary (Madison NJ),… Read complete obituary here

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Mildred Marian Landis Peters

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Mildred Marian Landis Peters, 102, of Julesburg, CO passed away Saturday, July 12, 2014 in Julesburg.  Mildred was born May 16, 1912 in East Lampeter Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania to Emmanual Rudy and Esta Leamon (Roher) Landis.  She graduated from Steven High School in 1930 and then spent 2 years in nursing school at Osteopathic Hospital in Philadelphia.  She then attended Lancaster Bible College in Lancaster, PA.  On September 12, 1936 she married H. Elvin Peters.  To this Union five children… Read complete obituary here

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Henry A. Pilsner

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Henry A. Pilsner, 64, of Millersville, PA passed away at Hospice & Community Care, Mt. Joy, PA on Sunday, July 13, 2014 after a lengthy battle with cancer. Born on March 15, 1950 in Waldeck, Germany, Henry immigrated to the United States with his family in 1951 and became a naturalized citizen in 1957.  Henry was the husband of Kathy (Long) Pilsner, with whom he shared 40 years of marriage, and the son of the late Frank and Fanny (Roth)… Read complete obituary here

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Paul G. Wedel

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Paul G. Wedel, born the first of four children on January 1, 1927 to the late Helen C. and Paul John Wedel in Elizabeth, NJ. Paul grew up in Maplewood, NJ, and later moved to Alexandria, VA. There he attended George Washington H.S. and later transferred to the Peddie School in Hightstown NJ, where he graduated in 1944. Paul joined the Navy in October of that year, where he served as a hospital corpsman at the Bethesda Naval Hospital, until… Read complete obituary here

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Elva “Ellie” J. Miller

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Ellie Miller of Lititz, age 79, lost her 2 ½ year battle with leukemia on July 4, 2014 at the Penn State Hershey Cancer Center. She fought courageously and endured many medicines and transfusions thereby managing to have nearly two years in remission since her diagnosis in January 2012. She was born in Lawn, PA, in 1934, the daughter of the late Walter Behney and Margaret Murr Lehman and lived most of her adult life in Madison, NJ. She and… Read complete obituary here

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Joan A. Herring

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Joan Audrey Herring, 78, of Lancaster, PA passed away on Sunday, July 6, 2014 at Hospice and Community Care, Mt. Joy, PA. She was the wife of the late Robert J. Herring who died in 1999. Born in Lehighton, PA she was the daughter of the late Charles R. and Dorothea Folk Schweitzer. Joan was a graduate of Kutztown, received her Master’s degree from Millersville, and was a Manheim Twp. elementary school teacher for 31 years. She was a very… Read complete obituary here

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