Lee Wellman Trow

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Lee Wellman Trow died in her sleep September, 25, 2014, age 90, at Homestead Village, Lancaster, PA. The daughter of Howard and Charlotte Wellman, Lee was born and grew up in Buffalo, NY.  She attended Bethany College and the University of Michigan, from which she graduated with a BS in Physical Education.  She taught at Mt. Clemens (MI) High School and did her graduate study at the University of Michigan in Political Science. She and Don were married in 1948… Read complete obituary here

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Harold “Harry” J. Lawrence, Jr.

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Harold “Harry” J. Lawrence, Jr. who was under Hospice care, passed away on Wednesday, September 24, 2014, at Landis Homes with his brother, Jerry, by his side. Born in Plymouth, PA on April 7, 1928, he was the son of the late Harold J. and Sallie (Swinski) Lawrence. Harry is survived by two siblings; a sister, Shirley R., wife of the late Edward Stevens, of Lady Lake, FL, and a brother, Gerald R., husband of Lorna Lawrence, of Lancaster, PA;… Read complete obituary here

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Robert R. Sheaffer

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Robert R. Sheaffer, 77, of Lancaster, passed away peacefully on September 23rd surrounded by his family.  He was the beloved father of Michael Sheaffer and Matthew Sheaffer.  Bob served in France with the Army Corps of Engineers during the Korean War.  He returned from the service and worked first as a diesel mechanic and then later back in the Lancaster area as a manager for Robert Hall and various other companies.  He was a loving companion, father, and grandfather who… Read complete obituary here

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Ruby D. Bauder

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Ruby D. Bauder, 93, of Lancaster, died unexpectedly at Lancaster General Hospital on Sunday, September 21, 2014. She was the wife of the late Earl S. “Whitey” Bauder, Jr. who died in 2010.  Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Marshall L. and Ethel Minnich Detwiler. Ruby graduated from J.P. McCaskey High School in the mid 1939 class. She had been employed as a legal secretary for many years, while providing a loving home for her family.  She was… Read complete obituary here

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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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