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

Horace Hess

Horace Hess, 83 of Lancaster passed away at Hospice and Community Care of Mt Joy on Monday September 28, 2020.   He was the companion of Doris Walton of Lancaster; they were together for 40 years.  Born December 24, 1936 in Gap, he was the son of the late Edna Pauline & Thomas Hess.  Surviving are his children, Rose Helsel wife of Michael Helsel, of Holtwood; Jeffrey Hess, Justin Walton of Lancaster and Brandon Walton husband of Melissa Walton of Lancaster.  He had 2 stepchildren, Jason Continue reading

Ethel M. Clarke

In Memorial

Ethel M (King) Clarke, born December 6, 1934, passed peacefully on September 28, 2020 in the care of Hospice. She was proceeded in death by her husband, William Clarke, a grandchild and her son, Ronald A King II, husband of Judy King.  She is survived by 3 sisters and 1 brother and her daughters, Kimberly Buffington, Wendy King and Jodi Fry, wife of Jeff Fry; and 7 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.No services are planned.  Contributions may be made to Hospice and Community Care in Continue reading

John Bunda

In Memorial

John Bunda, 68, of Lancaster, passed away Friday, September 25, 2020.  He was the husband of Valera Dkhar.Cremation Services of Lancaster    717-273-6283 Continue reading

Michael Wendell Phillips

Michael W. “Pappy” Phillips, 79, loving husband and father went to be with his savior on September 22, 2020. He was born in Quakake, PA on December 4, 1940 to the late Evan and Helen (Michael) Phillips. He was happily married to Darlene (Zeigler) Phillips for 61 years with whom he had two children, Deborah Shirk and Michael Phillips. A hard-working man, Mike served as General Foreman at High Streel Structures, where he retired after 36 years of service and continued to work for Primitives by Continue reading

Charles D. Champlin

In Memorial

Charles D. Champlin, 73, of Lebanon, passed away Friday, September 18, 2020.Cremation Services of Lancaster     717-273-6283 Continue reading

Gary L. Weik

In Memorial

Gary L. Weik, 66, of Ephrata, passed away Thursday, September 17, 2020.Cremation Services of Lancaster     717-273-6283 Continue reading