Archives for October 2020

Faith M. Barnett

In Memorial

Faith M. Barnett, 79, of Manheim, passed away, Thursday, October 29, 2020. Cremation Services of Lancaster     717-273-6283 Continue reading

Alvin L. King

In Memorial

Alvin “Lloyd” King, 76, of Gordonville, PA passed away on Wednesday, October, 28, 2020 at the Hospice and community care Center in Mount Joy, PA. Lloyd was born in Honeybrook, PA and he was the son of the late Naaman and Barbara King. He was a member of Summit View Brethren in Christ Church in New Holland. In his younger years, he enjoyed boating, water skiing, and hang gliding. Later in life, he enjoyed riding his Harley and visiting his daughter and family in Florida. He is survived by his Continue reading

Bruce Hall

Bruce Hall, 69, of Lancaster, PA passed away on Friday, October 23, 2020 at home.  Bruce was born in Philadelphia, PA to Wayne Hall and Doris (Snyder) Hall.  He was a graduate of Washington Township High School, and retired as a Land Surveyor for the City of Lancaster.  Bruce enjoyed photography, shooting pool, camping on the Hill, wing nights with great friends, and a good beer.  He is survived by his mother Doris, his sister Nancy DeGarmo, his three daughters Melissa Khalil (Michael), Sara Continue reading

Robert B. Hoffard

Robert B. Hoffard, 82, of New Holland, passed away Thursday October, 22nd 2020. He was the son of Blanche Hoffard. Survived by his loving wife Carol J. McClarigan-Hoffard of New Holland; two sons, Bryan Hoffard of Lancaster and Dwayne Hoffard of Terre Hill; his five grandchildren, Desmond, Dylan, Zoe, Brianna and Ezra. Also surviving is John and Essie Glass of Mohnton PA.  Robert graduated in 1956 from Twin Valley High School and served in the US Army.   He attended Churchtown Continue reading

Roy J Mowrer

Roy J. “Sock” Mowrer, 96, of Strasburg, passed away peacefully of natural causes on Friday October 16 after a long well-lived life. Dad was born and raised in Iva, PA on a small farm belonging to his parents Milton and Barbara (Reiker) Mowrer. He was the loving husband of Dorothy Alice (Long) Mowrer who he married on August 10, 1945.  They recently celebrated their 74th wedding anniversary with a traditional “nip” of Apricot Brandy.  Dad attended the one room “Iva School” and graduated from Continue reading

Dianna R. Fryer

Dianna Fryer, 71, passed away peacefully at home on October 6, 2020. She was the wife of Clive Fryer to whom she was married for 30 years. Dianna was born in Lancaster, Pa on August 17, 1949.  She moved with her family to Miami, Fl when she was very young but moved back to Pennsylvania when she and Clive married. Dianna was a gentle woman who enjoyed reading, baking and playing with her dogs and riding in the beautiful countryside. Along with her husband, Dianna is survived by her Continue reading

Rickey Ream

Rickey A. Ream, 66, of Pequea passed away Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at Hospice in Mount Joy.  Rick was born in Lancaster, he was the son of Nancy (Stark) Ream of Conestoga and the late Charles A. Ream.  Rick was the companion of Eileen Giberson.  He served in the United States Army and was stationed in Germany.  He retired from Amtrak.  He is survived by his mother and siblings, Mary (Ken) Wilson, Gary (Phyllis) Ream and Randy (Kim) Ream.  He was preceded in death by his sister, Sherry Herr.  Continue reading

Gerald E. Warmkessel

Gerald “Lefty” Warmkessel, 83 of Lancaster, formerly of Allentown, passed away peacefully on Monday October 5, 2020, after a long battle with Parkinson’s. Dad was born and raised in Allentown to the late Cunie and Dorothy (Bast) Warmkessel. He relocated our family to Lancaster in 1972. Dad was married to the love of his life, the late Ellen (Frey), for just shy of fifty years, when she passed away in 2004. Our Dad was a veteran of the USMC, serving from 1954 - 1962. OOHRAH!! Dad retired from Continue reading

Dennis R. Waller, Sr.

Dennis R. Waller Sr. (69) of Smithville passed away on Oct.3,2020 at Hospice.  He was born in Lancaster to Mary Waller and the late Lloyd H. Waller. His favorite pasttimes were fishing and working on projects with Jr. He was a caring and loving man to his family. He always made you feel at home.  In addition to his mother, he is also survived by his son Dennis Jr. and wife Nikki, grandchildren Kaitlyn, Aiden and Cody Atkins, sister Diane Alexander and husband Bill and nieces and Continue reading

Helen Martha Gramaski

In Memorial

Helen Martha Gramaski, 81, of Strasburg, passed away Sunday, October 4, 2020. Cremation Services of Lancaster    717-273-6283 Continue reading