Meleney Abromaitis Martin

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Meleney Abromaitis Martin, 44, passed away at her home in Lancaster on September 19, 2014 after battling brain cancer for over a year.  Meleney is survived by her loving husband Alan; son Alec;  parents Joe and Betsy Abromaitis of Oak Bluffs, MA and The Villages, FL;  siblings James Abromaitis of Conestoga, PA and Grace Simpkins wife of Mike of Falmouth, MA. A lifetime resident of the Lancaster area, Meleney was born on April 30th, 1970 and graduated from Penn Manor… Read complete obituary here

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William “Bill” H. Heathcote

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William H. Heathcote, 85, of Lancaster, passed away on Sunday, September 21, 2014 after a long illness. He was the son of the late Harry H. and Dorothy Folckemer Heathcote. Mr. H was born on February 2, 1929 in Shrewsbury, PA, and graduated from York High School in 1947. He received a Bachelor’s degree in 1951 from the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha, the Philadelphia Eagles Band, and the Naval ROTC. He served… Read complete obituary here

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Ruth Moore Feller

Ruth Moore Feller

Ruth Moore Feller, 94, passed away on Friday, September 19, 2014.  She was the loving wife of the late William B. Feller, Sr. who passed away in 2004.  Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late George E. and Anna M. (Pachelbel) Moore. In her spare time she enjoyed spending time with her family, working in the garden and traveling.  She was honored for 40 years of service as a Republican Committee Woman in Millersville. She is survived… Read complete obituary here

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Harold E. Martin

Harold E. Martin

Harold E. Martin, 96 passed away on September 19, 2014 at St. John’s Herr Estate in Columbia, PA. He was the son of the late Clayton R. and Lottie Hambright Martin.  He was preceded in death in March of 2010 by his wife of 62 years, Helen (Miller) Martin. He is survived by his brother, Clayton R. Martin, Jr., 2 nieces, 3 nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Vernon and Paul Martin. Harold was educated… Read complete obituary here

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Dale E. Braithwaite

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Dale E. Braithwaite, 88, of Lancaster, PA died September 17, 2014. Born in Pittsburgh, PA he was the son of the late George L. and Sally Braithwaite. He worked for Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co. and the Nuclear Fuel Division of Westinghouse. Dale served in the U.S. Marine Corp. during World War II, and was a member of the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was a member of Masonic Lodge # 573, 32nd degree. Dale also coached little… Read complete obituary here

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Ruth C. Nestle

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Ruth C. Nestle, 94, of Lancaster and Stone Harbor, NJ, passed away peacefully on Friday afternoon, September 12th, while surrounded by her family, and under the care of Hospice of Lancaster County at their Fryer Center in Mount Joy.   Born in Lancaster in 1920, Ruth was the daughter of the late Claude Cooke and Clara Bauman Cooke.   Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Harold E. Nestle, who passed away in 2004. Ruth and Harold had been… Read complete obituary here

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Ronald B. Boscow

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Ronald B. Boscow, 77, of Willow Street, PA, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at the Willow Valley Retirement Community. Ron was born in Portland, Oregon, on October 8, 1936. He graduated from Walla Walla High School, Walla Walla, Washington, and continued on to the University of Pennsylvania and Washington State University, receiving his Pharmacy Degree in 1959. Ron was married to his high school sweetheart Carol Lee Lutton on February 8, 1955; they were married 59 years.… Read complete obituary here

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Capt. John V. Butz

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Captain John Vernon Butz, 79, of Lancaster, sailed his final journey to the safest of all ports, Heaven, on Thursday, September 11, 2014 at Moravian Manor in Lititz. He was the husband of Shirley (Myers) Butz, with whom he shared 48 years of marriage. Born on March 26, 1935 in Baltimore, Maryland, he was the son of the late Harold S. and Mary E. (Kopf) Butz of Lancaster, PA. He was a 1953 graduate of J.P. McCaskey High School, where… Read complete obituary here

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Virginia M. Bruce

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Virginia M. Bruce, 88, formerly of Lancaster, a resident of the Pleasant View Retirement Community, went home to be with her Lord on Saturday, September 13, 2014. She was the wife of the late Charles Bruce who died in 2006 and the late Rockford Leed who died in 1986.  Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Elam M. and Estella R. Kopf Royer. Virginia retired from KD Tool Co.  She attended the Chapel Services at Pleasant View… Read complete obituary here

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Jean C. Wilhelm

Jean C. Wilhelm

Jean C. Wilhelm, 87, of Lancaster, passed away on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at Willow Valley Retirement Community.   She was the loving wife of the late Paul C. Wilhelm who passed away in 1999. Born in Paradise, PA, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Helen (Shearer) Coble. After graduating from JP McCaskey High School, Jean spent her professional career as an administrative assistant for MacAdam Real Estate, as well as selling Avon. However, most of her time… Read complete obituary here

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