Archives for April 2020

Gretchen A Heim

Gretchen A Heim 37 of Lancaster, passed away on Friday April 24th 2020  unexpectedly at home, due to pre-existing health issues.  She was the daughter of Gerhard A Heim and Cynthia L Bowers                                                                                      Continue reading

Richard “Ritchie” T. Case

“Ritchie” Case, 91, who passed on April 28, 2020, was a stand-up comic with various routines depending upon his audiences as he traveled through Europe and the U.S. He met the Host Properties Director and was asked to design “the Cabaret”, in which every star would want to perform because it was built with an entertainer’s eye, including the visual and audio perspectives. Ritchie fell in love with Lancaster and turned the designing job into a career of over 20 years as the Director of Continue reading

Mary T. Mazzone

In Memorial

Mary T. Mazzone, 87, of Denver,  passed away on April 27, 2020. Cremation Services of Lancaster (717) 273-6283 Continue reading

Robert E. Kritser

It is with heavy hearts we announce that our brother, Robert Eugene "Bobby" Kritser, 55, of Lancaster has passed peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday, April, 28, 2020.  Born December 7, 1964 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late Eugene Sylvester and Terry Arlene (Sheaffer) Kritser. Bobby was a son, an uncle, a brother, and a friend.  His friendly and outgoing manner was contagious.  A simple guy, who was eager to please and help those in need.  He enjoyed spending time with Continue reading

Michael A. Eichorst

Michael Adam Eichorst, “Myke”,35, went home to be with Jesus on April 21st 2020 at his home in East Petersburg, PA.  He was born April 30th 1984 in Philadelphia, PA.  He was the son of Maryann Sturgeon and the late David Kemery.  Mike graduated from Hempfield High School in 2003.  In addition to his loving Mother Maryann, he is survived by his sister’s Katie Kemery, Teresa Diorio, and Dolores Cruz, his brother William Eichorst III, 4 nephews, 8 nieces, 5 great nephews, and 2 great Continue reading

David R. Dilts

David Dilts, born to Robert and Virginia Rae (Lewis) Dilts in Indianapolis, IN on June 21st, 1949, died on April 25th, 2020 after a valiant fight with Covid-19/Parkinson’s Disease at Hamilton Arms in Lancaster, PA. He lived an adventurous life and had a larger than life spirit. He was well-known for his wild stories, tall tales and bad jokes. Dave had more than nine lives and lived them each to their fullest. He survived trips hitchhiking across the United States, trekking in Kashmir and a Continue reading

Joseph K. Stetina, Sr.

In Memorial

Joseph K. Stetina, Sr., 93, of Lancaster, passed away on April 22, 2020. Cremation Services of Lancaster (717) 273-6283 Continue reading

Nancy Haas

In Memorial

Nancy Haas, 66, of Manheim, passed away on April 21, 2020. She was the wife of Edward Haas.  Cremation Services of Lancaster (717) 273-6283 Continue reading

Patricia S. McClenaghan

Patricia Susan McClenaghan, 71, of Lancaster, died Friday, April 17, 2020. Pat was born June 4, 1948. She maintained a life long love of plants and animals and enjoyed rainy days. She is survived by her three children, who she loved beyond words, Anne Pope, Neida Ratzlaff and Rene McClenaghan Jr,, as well as her siblings, Carole Swinehart, Donald Murr, Mavis Hassler and Sandy Murr. In addition she is survived by 3 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild, 3 nieces and a nephew. Continue reading

Suzanne M. Crowley

In Memorial

Suzanne Metz Crowley, age 82, passed away April 20th, 2020 at Willow Valley Communities following a three year battle with metastatic breast cancer, in Lancaster, Pa.  Sue was born in Blue Island, Illinois, January 26, 1938, to Carl Jacob Metz and Geneva Geiger Metz. Sue graduated from Morgan Park H.S. (1956) and Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, Michigan (1960).  She spent many years substitute teaching and pre- school teaching.  Most of her time was devoted to raising four sons Continue reading

Jacob L. Graeff

Jacob L. Graeff, 88, went to be with the Lord on April 19, 2020.  He was the loving husband of the late Janet L. Graeff.  Born in Clifton Springs, NY, Jacob worked on the family farm south of Quarryville until starting his own excavating business, then moved on to Andrews Excavating and retired from the company. In his early years, he enjoyed flying Piper Cubs out of the Oxford Airport.  He also enjoyed many years of hunting, fishing and spending time with family at his cabin in Franklin Continue reading

Fernando Santiago

Fernando “Vinny” Santiago, of Lancaster, PA, at 52 years of age, succumbed to a lifelong illness the morning of Saturday, April 18, 2020 at Select Specialty in York, PA, surrounded by his family and Pastor, John Jewers. Born on May 22, 1967, in Rio Piedra, Puerto Rico, Fernando was the 2nd child of 7 to Hector Raphael Santiago and Leonides Saez Colon de Santiago, of Guaynabo, Puerto Rico.  At the tender age of 6, Fernando’s parents received the first throat cancer diagnosis at the Continue reading