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

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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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Joan Hornberger Myers

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Joan Hornberger Myers, 78, a resident of Luther Acres in Lititz, PA died April 2, 2014. She was born in Frackville, PA, she was the daughter of the late Grant and Florence Wesner Hornberger.  She was the wife of Rev. David M. Myers to whom she had been married for 55 years. Joan had several different careers and was an active volunteer in both church and community.  She was a lifelong Methodist with a passion for mission and justice.  She… Read complete obituary here

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Melvin E. Miller

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Melvin E. Miller, 86, of Lancaster, passed away Thursday, March 27, at Hospice and Community Care, Mount Joy.  He went home to be with his beloved wife, Mary Ann and his daughter, Barbara.  He was the husband of the late Mary Ann Keller Miller, who died in September of 2011. Born in Lancaster, PA, he was the son of the late William Sherman and Mary Worrell Miller. Melvin was owner of W.S. Miller & Sons where he was a house… Read complete obituary here

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Edith M. Butler

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Edith M. Butler (1914 to 2014) passed away on March 26th, 2014.  Edith was a resident of St. Anne’s Retirement Community in Columbia, PA for the past year.  She was born in Hampton, VA. and spent much of her early life around Richmond, VA.  She moved to Marcus Hook, PA when she married her husband the late Carl J. Butler Sr. and lived there until 1998 when she and her husband moved to Lancaster, PA.  Edith survived her parents (Robert Lee… Read complete obituary here

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Ora R. Barber

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Ora R. Barber, 94, of Willow Valley Lakes Manor, Willow Street, PA and formerly of Wilmington, DE, died Friday, March 21, 2014.  Born in Blacksburg, VA, she was the daughter of the late C. Anderson and Margaret Price Rutledge. After graduation from high school, she was employed in the Agricultural Department of Virginia Polytechnic Institute where she met her husband-to-be.  She was married 69 years to Edwin J. Barber of Onarga, IL until his passing in March, 2010. She was… Read complete obituary here

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Roland P. Buccialia

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Roland P. Buccialia, 96, a resident of Lakeside at Willow Valley, died at the home on Friday, March 21, 2014. He was married 67 years to Doris Miller Buccialia.  Born in Rochester, PA he was the son of the late Michael and Carmela Marapese Buccialia. Roland retired as the Postmaster in Marlton, NJ after 30 years of service with the U.S. Postal Service. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Lancaster, and enjoyed carpentry and gardening. He had… Read complete obituary here

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Mary Frances Painter

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Mary Frances Painter, 92, of Lancaster, passed away on Monday, March 17, 2014 at Lancashire Hall.  Born in Lancaster, PA she was the daughter of the late John and Josephine (Fulmer) Painter. She spent much of her career as a secretary for Raub Supply. Mary was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Lancaster. She was preceded in death by a brother, John Painter; two sisters; Anna Mae Parrott, and Helen Marie Cosgrove; a nephew, William Cosgrove; and a… Read complete obituary here

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