Archives for February 2015

Matthew T. Ovensen

Matthew T. Ovensen, age 40, of Lancaster County, PA, passed away on Friday, February 20, 2015. Born and raised in Ephrata, he was the son of Tina and Albert Ovensen. He was predeceased by the love of his life, Nicole ‘Sunshine’ Stauffer; Maternal grandparents, Lloyd and Nancy Kissinger; as well as paternal grandmother, Betty Ovensen; and, Robert Kissinger (Uncle).  Matthew graduated Ephrata high school. He also attended Penn State and Millersville University. He was baptized and grew up within Continue reading

Andrea L. DeCassios

Andrea DeCassios, 39 of Lititz passed away on February 26, 2015 at home. She graduated from Warwick High School, worked as a CNA at Moravian Manor and was a member of Ladies Auxiliary of AM Legion Post 56. She loved spending time with her children, being a Mary Kay consultant, loved music and dancing and had a Holistic approach to life. She is survived by her children Logan, Alyssa and Charity. Also surviving are her mother, Louise M Hilt, wife of Robert Hilt of Lititz, her father Continue reading

Mary R. Jones

In Memorial

Betsy Ross Jones, formerly of Waverly, PA, passed away peacefully on February 24, 2015, at her daughter's home in Lancaster. Betsy, known officially as Mary Elizabeth, was born in Scranton January 8, 1921, the daughter of Maude Lily (Devereaux) Ross and James Crowe Ross. She graduated from Central High School and completed business school before securing employment at Schreiber's in Scranton. She married Harold Robert Jones on April 15th, 1941 and he preceded her in death in 1985. She is Continue reading

Cecelia Singleton

Cecelia (Ceil, Mom, Grammy, Gram) M. Singleton (Hoffheinz), 74, passed away February 21, 2015.  She was married 56 years to David P. Singleton, Jr.  who passed away three weeks ago.   She was born in Lancaster PA, daughter to Harry and Anna (Treier) Hoffheinz.  She was preceded in death by her husband David, a daughter Corrine, brother Harry “Pete” Hoffheinz Jr., and sister Ann (Dee Dee) Yerger. Ceil is survived by her children, Anita Kelly (Mike) of Denver, PA, Mitchell Singleton (Tina) of Continue reading

Joseph Pullano

Joseph Pullano Sr., 82, of Reading, passed away on February 18, 2015 in Narvon, PA.  Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Memorial Service at the Morgantown Community Church, 4221 Main St, Elverson, PA 19520 on Sunday, March 1st at 3:00 pm with Pastor William Wright officiating. Continue reading

Francisco Florestal

In Memorial

Francisco Florestal, 81, of Lancaster, PA, passed away on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 in Lancaster, PA. Continue reading

Sondra L. Pallas

In Memorial

Sondra L. Pallas, 53, spouse of Patrick J. Pallas of Mount Joy, PA, passed away on Sunday, February 8, 2015 in Lancaster, PA. Continue reading

William S. Wiley

William S. Wiley, 80, of East Petersburg passed away on February 6, 2015 at home. He was the loving husband of Elaine (Hershey) Wiley. He was born in Lancaster to James and Florence Wiley. He worked at Alumax for 36 years and after retirement worked for Mel Rhoades as a driver. Bill loved his family and friends and was an avid outdoorsman and sports enthusiast. He was a former member of Elks Lodge 341 and the 8th Ward Club. He is survived by two daughters, Terri Hudson wife of Donald Continue reading