Archives for January 2015

David P. Singleton, Jr.

David P. Singleton, Jr., (Big Dave, Dad, Pappy, Pop), 75, passed away January 28, 2015. He was married 56 years to Cecelia (Hoffheinz) Singleton. He was born in Lancaster PA, son to David and Verna (Musselman) Singleton. He was preceded in death by a daughter Corrine, brother Robert Singleton and sister Nancy Koth. Dave is survived by his wife, Cecelia, children, Anita Kelly (Mike) of Denver, PA, Mitchell Singleton (Tina) of Lancaster, and David P. Singleton III (Jamie) of Lancaster. He Continue reading

Brenda G. Charles

Brenda Charles (Gingrich) 55, of Lititz died Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at Rheems Nursing Home from a long battle with Huntington's Disease. Brenda fought a good fight. She kept her faith in believing GOD is GOOD regardless of what we see. She is survived by Kayela Charles (daughter), Marlin Gingrich (Father), Barb Heisey, Lisa Young (sister), Barry Gingrich (brother). Memorial services will begin at 7pm on Thursday, February 5, 2015 at New Hope Bible Fellowship Church, 9 Eisenhower Blvd, Continue reading

Steven “Sam” A. Mylonas

Steven “Sam” A. Mylonas, 58, of Lancaster, PA, found eternal peace at his Mount Joy residence, Sunday, January 25, 2015 at 4:41am, following a valiant battle with cancer. In passing, Steve was reunited with his devoted wife, Linda “Lemonia” Mylonas, loving guardians Aunt Thelma and Forrest “Uncle Dutch” McMinn, and parents, Doris Lefever McLaughlin and Steve Mylonas. Steve is survived by his three children, Christina Mylonas of Honolulu, HI, Stephen Mylonas of Lancaster, PA, and Angela Continue reading

Cruz E. Buitrago

In Memorial

Cruz E. Buitrago, 57, spouse of Oswaldo D. Agudelo of Ephrata, PA, passed away on Saturday, January 24, 2015 in Ephrata, PA. Continue reading

Elmer C. Fry, Sr.

Elmer C. Fry, Sr., 62, of New Providence Township died Thursday evening in the Lancaster General Hospital after a brief but serious illness. He was the devoted and loving husband of Karen E. Fry of 45 years. Elmer was born in Coatesville, PA to Francis and Grace Fry, Sr, and attended school at Downingtown. He was a member of High View Church of God in Ronks. Elmer enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, working, the Theological study of the Bible, cooking, canning, raising Continue reading

John R. Seachrist

John R. Seachrist, 69, of Douglassville, PA, passed away on January 15, 2015, surrounded by his loving family. He was affectionately known by those who knew and loved him as “Bob” or “Moose”. Born and raised in Lititz, PA, the son of the late John S. and Beatrice (Buch) Siegrist, Bob was a 1963 graduate of Warwick High School. He retired in 2009, after 45 years of service as dispatcher of the Lehigh Hanson quarry in Downingtown, PA and was a long time member of the Rattlesnake Hunting and Continue reading

Gloria A. Freeman

In Memorial

Gloria A. Freeman, 92, of Ephrata, PA, passed away on Saturday, January 3, 2015 in Mount Joy, PA. Continue reading

Rodney A. Sweigart

Rodney A. Sweigart, 63, of Ephrata, PA passed away on Saturday, January 3, 2015 in the Ephrata Community Hospital, Ephrata. He was born in Ephrata a son of the late Bertallen and Josephine (Bender) Sweigart. He had been employed as a welder at CNH and he enjoyed bowling, fast pitch softball, and golfing. Rodney was a member of the Garden Spot Motorcycle Club. Surviving are a sister, Sandra Martin; children Jennifer wife of Jeremy Carvell and Ryan Sweigart and grandchildren Justin and Continue reading

Melvin L. Weaver

Melvin Leroy Weaver, 57, of Lancaster, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at the Mount Joy Hospice Center surrounded by family and friends following an extended and courageous battle with multiple cancers. He was born in Lewistown, PA to Lowell Weaver and the late Rachel Brackbill Weaver. He was a 1975 graduate of Conestoga Valley High School. He enjoyed a well-timed punch line, dining in good company, collecting treasures, and sharing his stories in a way that Continue reading