Archives for February 2020

Robert E. Crone, Jr.

Robert “Bobby” E. Crone, Jr. of Mountville, Pennsylvania passed away suddenly at home on February 20, 2020 at the age of 53. Bobby was born in Fairfax, Virginia on July 25, 1966.  He grew up in the Appalachian Mountains of West Virginia where he graduated from Hinton High School.  He received a Bachelor’s Degree from Berea College which began his career in retail management. Bobby had a gift for writing.  He loved to travel to places both new and old.  He was an ardent Continue reading

George A. Pickel, III

George A. Pickel III, 78, of Lancaster, PA, died unexpectedly Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at LGH after a brief illness with his wife by his side. He was the husband of Sidonia N. Pickel with whom he would have been married 32 years on May 14th. George loved the shore, mountains, camping, fishing, sports and especially birds. In his desire to get logical, wise answers to his Bible questions that made sense, he accepted help from Jehovah’s Witnesses. Then, as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses he Continue reading

Iva Stegeman

In Memorial

Iva Stegeman, 87, of Lancaster, passed away Sunday, February 23, 2020.  She was the wife of Robert Stegeman. Cremation Services of Lancaster    717-273-6283 Continue reading

Peggy Ann Kirby

In Memorial

Peggy (Read) Kirby, 61, of Lebanon, passed away Saturday, February 22, 2020.  She was the wife of James Kirby. She was survived by her brothers. Carl Read, David Read, Charles Read, Dale Read and preceded in death by William (Billy) Read. Peggy had several children: David L. Berger Jr., Jennifer (Berger) Simaska, Brian Johnson, Brianna Johnson and Kelly Read.  David and his wife Lisa gave Peggy her first of 9 grandchildren.  Jacob Berger, Justin Berger and Abby Berger.  Jennifer and her husband Continue reading

Charles E. Reynolds

In Memorial

Charles E. Reynolds, 83, of Lancaster, passed away Thursday, February 20,2020.  He was the husband of Jeanette Reynolds. Cremation Services of Lancaster    717-273-6283 Continue reading

Evelyn L. Lyons

Evelyn Lipshires Lyons died on February 18, 2020 at Country Meadows in Lancaster, PA. She was 92 years old. The daughter of Minnie Alberts Lipshires and David M. Lipshires, she was born in 1927 in Northampton MA. She earned her B.A. at Smith College and her Master of Library Science at Columbia University. A resident of Lancaster since 1960, she held positions as librarian at Franklin and Marshall College and Millersville University. She was known for her dedication to the causes of peace and Continue reading

Marjorie L. Callaway

In Memorial

Marjorie L. Callaway, 86, of Lititz passed away Saturday, February 15, 2020 Cremation Services of Lancaster   717-273-6283 Continue reading

Lifford Wayne Claxton

In Memorial

Lifford Wayne Claxton, 73, of Strasburg, passed away Saturday, February 8, 2020.  He was the husband of Cynthia Anne Claxton. Cremation Services of Lancaster.    717-273-6283 Continue reading

Margret Jane Shinn

Margret Jane (Gates) Shinn passed away at the age of 98 on Monday, January 20, 2020 at 2:48 am peacefully in her sleep at the Mennonite Home in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.  For a southern hillbilly girl born on March 14, 1921, from Signal Mountain in Chattanooga, Tennessee, she led an unorthodox, adventuresome and exciting life.  Jane’s two younger brothers were Jimmy and Harry, both deceased. In 1939, after high school at the age of 18, Jane, the only child to leave home, moved to the Continue reading

Barry R. Tangert

In Memorial

BARRY R. TANGERT,76, OF LANCASTER, PASSED AWAY ON WEDNESDAY, FEB. 5, 2020 AT HOSPICE CENTER. HE WAS THE LOVING HUSBAND OF DONNA FISHER TANGERT HE WAS BORN IN LANCASTER, PA. SON OF THE LATE HARRY AND ESTHER TANGERT HE IS SURVIVED BY SONS BARRY JR MY JOY, ERIC (JUDY) LITITZ, STEPSON DENNIS WITMER (CONNIE) SIMPSONVILLE, S.C., RICHARD DALE WITMER (ALLISON) DRUMORE, 6 GRAND CHILDREN, 5 GREAT GRAND CHILDREN, HIS SIBLINS PAUL (DORIS) LANCASTER, JOHN SALUNGA, LUANN IRWIN (DENNIS) STRASBURG. HE Continue reading

Dean M. Dietz

In Memorial

Dean M. Dietz, 77, of Lebanon, passed away on February 3, 2020. Cremation Services of Lancaster (717) 273-6283 Continue reading

Frank Shuder

Frank Louis Shuder, 88, was a long time resident of Lancaster, PA., originally born in Finleyville, PA. He retired from the City of Lancaster where he worked at two of his favorite places; Central Market and Longs Park. He also was a barber by trade on 404 N. Queen street for many years. Shuder was an eternal student, reading five or so books at a time, was versed on many subjects and could hold an interesting conversation with anyone. He is known for his artistry of drawing, his charm, wit and Continue reading