Randolph Edward Vernon

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Randolph Edward Vernon, 68, known as Rannie, died peacefully on Sunday, March 1, 2015 at ManorCare Nursing Home, Abbeyville Rd., Lancaster, PA Mr. Vernon struggled with various illnesses and injuries for the past year and a half. He was the son of the late Florence Virginia (Cash) and Loderick Vernon of Covington, VA. He was a graduate of Craddock High School, VA and William and Mary College in Williamsburg, VA where he got his degrees in Business and Political Science.… Read complete obituary here

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Stephen J. Aument, Jr.

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Stephen J. Aument, Jr. He was born in Lancaster PA on 8/26/1920 at the Lancaster General Hospital.  He worked at Aument Brothers Wholesale Grocery in the warehouse and drove a truck making deliveries. He worked at Aument Brothers until World War II broke out and then he joined the Army in January, 1942.  He was in the China, Burma, and India Theatre the entire war and was driving a truck in the second convoy to go over the Burma Road.… Read complete obituary here

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Alma H. Shepley

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Alma H. Shepley, 94, of 19 St. Mark Ave., Lititz, PA passed away Monday, March 2, 2015 at Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center, Lititz, PA.  She was the widow of John Shepley. Born in Lancaster, PA she was the daughter of the late John L. and Catherine Dean Hollinger. Mrs. Shepley was a member of Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd. She graduated from Penn Manor High School where she enjoyed playing field hockey.  She enjoyed watching baseball and… Read complete obituary here

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Anna Ruth Cramer

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Anna Ruth Cramer, 89, of Lancaster, passed away on Sunday, March 1, 2015 at Lancaster General Hospital. Born in East Petersburg, PA she was the daughter of the late Willis and Anna Mae Sangrey Gerlach.  She was married to Robert M. Cramer, who predeceased her in 1991.  In 1998, she married Lewis R. Cramer, who predeceased her in 2005. Ann was a loving mother who challenged her children with the repeated advice of “Always finish what you’ve started.”  She was… Read complete obituary here

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W. Kent Kise, Jr.

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W. Kent Kise, Jr. passed away on February 25, 2015 shortly after celebrating his 90th birthday. Kent was born February 15, 1925, raised in Kansas City, MO and moved to Washington, DC when his father became a War Production Board Materials Allocation Administrator. He graduated from University of Maryland’s College of Mechanical Engineering and subsequently pursued graduate studies in metallurgy there while teaching engineering at Catholic University of America. While attending Maryland, Kent also took voice lessons at the encouragement… Read complete obituary here

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Robert C. Hutchens

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Robert C. Hutchens 79, of Mountville, died February 24.  Son of the late Charles and Beatrice Hutchens of Santa Monica, CA, he was a graduate of the University of Oregon.   An accountant, Bob worked for several businesses before retiring from Lancaster Meals on Wheels.  He volunteered at Lancaster General Hospital and pursued his interest in the Civil War, ceramics and stained glass.  He liked to travel to Disney World and Williamsburg.  He loved animals and had several dogs including one who traveled with… Read complete obituary here

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Barry L. Sweitzer

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Barry Lee Sweitzer, 60, of Lancaster, PA, passed away on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at his residence. Born in Lancaster in 1954, Barry was the son of the late Henry M. and Lois L. (Nieman) Sweitzer. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, where he attained the rank of Staff Sergeant during the Vietnam War.   He was also stationed in Germany during a tour of duty. Barry was a letter carrier for the U.S. Postal service for over thirty… Read complete obituary here

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Joann C. Jones

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Joann C. Jones, 84, of Georgetown, DE, passed away peacefully with all of her children and some of her grandchildren by her side Monday evening, February 23, 2015.  She was the loving wife of her first husband, the late Robert E. Jones, and her second husband, the late Benjamin H. Jones. Born in Lancaster, PA she was the daughter of the late Paul E., Sr., and Christiann (Worrell) Wissler. After graduating High School, Joann worked various jobs, with her last… Read complete obituary here

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Ruth S. Boettner

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Ruth S. Boettner, 95, formerly of Manor Twp., died Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at Calvary Homes. She was the wife of the late Kermit N. Boettner who died in 2000.  Born in Landisville, she was the daughter of the late Jacob S. and Fannie Summy Spangler. Ruth was a homemaker and earlier in life had worked for UGI and the former Valley Frock Garments. She was a member of Calvary Church since 1943.  Ruth enjoyed gardening and hosting missionaries, family… Read complete obituary here

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Dean C. Herr

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Dean C. Herr, 82, of Lancaster went home to be with The Lord on Saturday, February 21, 2015.  Born in Bausman PA, he was the son of the late A. Clyde and Helen Herr, and husband of H. Eileen Herr.  Dean and Eileen would have celebrated their 62nd anniversary on May 31st. In addition to his wife, he is survived by three sons, Scott, husband of LuAnn, James, husband of Linda, and David, husband of Gwendolyn, two daughters, Bonnie, wife… Read complete obituary here

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