Linnea N. Abbott

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Linnea N. Abbott, 93, of Brethren Village passed away peacefully on Friday, August 29th, following a brief illness. Linnea was born on August 14, 1921, daughter of the late Selma (Blumquist) and Albert Nygren who came to the United States from Finland in the early part of the 20th century and settled in the Bronx, New York. She was proud of her Scandinavian heritage and still kept in touch with relatives living in Finland. Linnea married her loving husband, the… Read complete obituary here

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Betty Jo Vail

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Betty Jo Vail, 58, of Lititz, died at home on Saturday, August 30, 2014.  Betty’s favorite phrase that she lived by was “Enjoy today for tomorrow is not promised.” She was the spouse of Dorinda J. Corfee Vail.  Born in Coatesville, she was the daughter of Alfred J. McGinnis of Coatesville, and the late Betty Mae Millard McGinnis. Betty was a graduate of Coatesville High School and Immaculata University where she received a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing.  She retired from… Read complete obituary here

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Russell Lentz

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Russell Lentz, 89, of Lancaster, died Friday, August 29, 2014 at Hospice and Community Care in Mount Joy, PA following a lengthy illness. He was happily married for 66 years to Grace E. Hershey Lentz.  Born in Smoketown, he was the son of the late Charles A. and Louise S. Rote Lentz. Russell retired from the United State Postal Service where he had been employed for many years in the maintenance department.  He was a graduate of the Thaddeus Stevens… Read complete obituary here

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Dr. J. Richard Brubaker

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Dr. J. Richard Brubaker, 86, of Lancaster, was called home to be with his Lord & Savior on Saturday, August 23rd, 2014 at his birth place. He was the son of the late John C. and Mary (Harnish) Brubaker. He was the loving husband of Marcella (Wenger) Brubaker, to whom he was happily married for 64 years. Richard loved spending time outdoors, although his favorite thing to do was spending time with his friends and family. He was a longtime… Read complete obituary here

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Helen K. Biechler

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Helen K. Biechler, 87, a resident of Oak Leaf Manor, died Thursday, August 21, 2014. She was the wife of the late John R. Biechler who died April 30, 2014.  Born in Millersville, she was the daughter of the late Park M. and Anna Mary Habecker Kauffman. Helen retired from Commonwealth Bank.  She was a graduate of Penn Manor High School and a member of the Hamilton Park United Church of Christ.  Her interests included golf, traveling and playing the… Read complete obituary here

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Harry A. Jenkins

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Harry A. Jenkins, 101, of Lancaster, died on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at St. Anne’s Retirement Community.  He was the husband of the late Virgie M. Jenkins who died June 19, 2007. Born in Conestoga, PA he was the son of the late Harry I. and Ella (Good) Jenkins. Mr. Jenkins worked for over 40 years for Hamilton Watch Company and was a member of Salem United Church of Christ in Rohrerstown where he served as a deacon and elder.… Read complete obituary here

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Jack S. Gerhart

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Jack S. Gerhart, of Lancaster, died on August 19, 2014 at Hospice & Community Care. He was 88 years of age, the son of Sherman N. Gerhart and Catherine Scherer Gerhart.  He and his wife, Bernice Krentz Gerhart, celebrated 66 years of marriage this past year. Surviving is one son James M. Gerhart and wife Nancy F. of Lancaster, Margaret L. Gerhart of Lititz and Kathryn A. Gerhart wife of George J. Essif of Lancaster.  Also surviving are 5 grand-daughters;… Read complete obituary here

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Doris Coble Stief

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  Doris C. Stief, 88, of Lancaster, died Sunday, August 17, 2014. She was the wife of the late William U. Stief who died in 2003.  Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Luther and Elsie Stermer Coble. Doris was a graduate of J. P. McCaskey High School and a member of the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd.  She enjoyed sewing and spending time with her family. Surviving is a son, Larry W. Stief husband of… Read complete obituary here

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William Brinton Weaver

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William Brinton Weaver, formerly of Lancaster, died Friday, August 8, in Longboat Key, Florida at age 84. Born in Lancaster, Bill was a resident of Lancaster for 55 years and had lived in Florida for the past 29 years. He was the son of the late Edward Benjamin Weaver and Catherine McGovern Brinton Weaver. Bill was predeceased by a sister, Catherine Weaver Miller of Tennessee. Bill attended public schools in Lancaster before graduating from the St. James School in Hagerstown,… Read complete obituary here

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Anthony Isaac De Bruin

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Anthony Isaac De Bruin, 5, of Mount Joy, was called to his eternal home on August 12, 2014, as the days that the Lord formed for him came to an end. Born in Lancaster, Pa, he was a son of Troy A. and Amy B. (Underwood) De Bruin. Anthony loved music. Every day he would sing, sit at the piano and listen to his siblings play, or play himself, teaching himself songs like “Mary Had a Little Lamb”. He would… Read complete obituary here

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