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Obituary: James V. Bucci

James V. Bucci, 86, of Orrtanna, PA died Thursday evening, November 18, 2021 at the Chambersburg Hospital. Born September 4, 1935 in Winber, PA, he was the son of the late Vincenzo and Rose (Salamone) Bucci. He was the husband of Ann (Thomas) Bucci of Orrtanna to whom he was married to for 44 years. …

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Obituary: Donald R. Reese

Donald R. Reese, 60, Old Route 16, Waynesboro, PA passed away suddenly on Wednesday, November 24, 2021. He was born June 23, 1961 the son of Donald Andrews and Dorothy Reese Biser. Donald was employed at various jobs in the Fairfield area until he found his passion working in an auto body shop. He then …

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Obituary: Millicent M. Addazio

Millicent M. Addazio, 91, of Gettysburg, PA died Thursday morning, November 25, 2021 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born February 16, 1930 in Pittsburgh, PA she was the daughter of the late Francis Unitas and Helen (Superfisky) Unitas Gibbs. She was the wife of the late Louis W. Addazio, who died February …

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Obituary: Ellen Jennie Stultz

Ellen Jennie Stultz, 88 of Fairfield, PA passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Sunday, November 28, 2021 at SpiriTrust Lutheran The Village at Sprenkle Drive, York, PA. Born July 30, 1933 in Fairfield, PA she was the daughter of the late Harry Marshall & Ruth Edna (McCleaf) Slonaker. Ellen was predeceased by her …

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Obituary: Jerry E. Lawrence

Jerry E. Lawrence, 67, of Gettysburg, PA died Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at the York Hospital. Born December 2, 1953 in Gettysburg, PA he was the son of the late Earl F. and Evelyn (Reinberger) Lawrence. Jerry was a 1972 graduate of Gettysburg High School and ran his own painting business. He is survived by …

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Obituary: Bernard L. Topper

Bernard L. Topper, 90, Carlisle, PA formerly of Gettysburg, PA passed away on Tuesday, November 23, 2021. He was also known as Bud or Bernie. His final four years were residing at Claremont Nursing and Rehabilitation, Carlisle, PA. Thank you from the family to Claremont’s hard working “Angel’s” that loved and cared for him. He …

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Obituary: Michael DiVanna

Michael DiVanna, Sr., Gettysburg, PA passed away Friday, November 12, 2021 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born July 27, 1959 in Somerville, NJ the son of the late Lorraine DiCanto DiVanna and Joseph Alfred DiVanna of South Abington, PA. Mike married Pamela Blair DiVanna, June 15, 2012. Michael was a member …

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Obituary: Heather Susann Reider Ballard

Heather Susann Reider Ballard, 44 of Mechanicsburg, PA passed away on Saturday November 13, 2021 at her home surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with cancer. Heather was born on February 10, 1977 in Gettysburg, Pa to the late Ray Reider and Kathy (Neely) Reider. Heather graduated from Gettysburg High School with the …

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Obituary: Thomas D. Ryan

Thomas D. Ryan, 80 of Emmitsburg, MD passed away at his home on Saturday, November 13, 2021. Born October 9, 1941 in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late Robert & Ann (Campbell) Ryan. Tom is survived by his wife of 53 years, Rebecca Ann “Becky” Ryan. Valedictorian of Mount St. Mary’s College …

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Obituary: Peter B. McDowell

Peter Bowman McDowell passed away on Nov. 21, 2021 at the age of 79. Pete was at home surrounded by loved ones who continue to admire and revel in his strength and determination. His friends and family are aware of his faithful daily exercise routine which he continued up until his illness which worsened in …

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Obituary: Dorothy A. Biser

Dorothy A. Biser, 78, of Waynesboro, PA died Wednesday afternoon, November 3, 2021 at her home. Born June 10, 1943 in Fairfield, PA she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Blanche (Richardson) Reese. Mrs. Biser was a devoted member of Jacob’s Church in Fairfield for many years and loved attending services there. She …

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Obituary: Elsie Corrine Kline

Elsie Corrine (Abrahams) Kline, 91, of Orrtanna, PA died peacefully Saturday, November 6, 2021 at The Gardens of Gettysburg, with family by her side. Born September 18, 1930 she was the loving wife to the late Robert Lee Kline who died November 27, 2013. She was very involved in her church and their activities. She …

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Obituary: Audrey V. Romito

Audrey V. Romito, 93, of Gettysburg, PA died Sunday afternoon, November 7, 2021 at her home. Born July 19, 1928 in Dillsburg, PA she was the daughter of the late Richard and Mildred (Prosser) Nelson. She was the wife of the late Thomas G. Romito who died March 1, 2012. Mrs. Romito was one of …

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Obituary: Stephen E. Russ

Stephen E. Russ, 77, of Gettysburg, PA died Sunday evening, November 7, 2021 at the Chambersburg Hospital. Born August 16, 1944 in Baltimore, MD he was the son of the late William and Evelyn (King) Russ. He was the loving husband of Jane V. (Dean) Russ of Gettysburg to whom he was married to for …

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Obituary: Armatha M. McCleaf

Armatha M. McCleaf, 93, of Biglerville passed away Monday November 8, 2021 at Genesis Nursing Home surrounded by her family and loved ones. Armatha was born May 13, 1928 in Fairfield, PA. She was the wife of Howard M. McCleaf who passed in 1989. She was a lifelong member of Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Church, …

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Obituary: Irene Marie Hartman

Irene Marie Hartman (nee Small), aged 75, of Gettysburg passed away on November 8, 2021, after a short battle with cancer. A beloved wife, daughter, sister, mother, grandmother, aunt, and friend, Irene was born on August 6, 1946 in Queens, New York to Alfred and Irene Small and spent her childhood in Glen Cove, New …

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Obituary: Michael Ernest Dodson

With deepest sorrow, we announce the death of our cherished son, Michael Ernest Dodson, who passed away suddenly at work on November 1, 2021. He was 31 years old. Michael was born on October 2, 1990. He grew up in Gettysburg surrounded by a loving extended family and wonderful friends. He attended St Francis Elementary …

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Obituary: Justen T. Jacobs

Justen T. Jacobs, 33 of Gettysburg, PA died suddenly on Friday, October 29, 2021. Born September 16, 1988 in Baltimore, MD he was the son of Gregory S. Jacobs of Fenwick, DE and Sheila Marie Krichten and her husband Thomas of Gettysburg, PA. Justen had worked for Pella Windows in Gettysburg and Hanover Brand Foods. …

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Obituary: Dr. Kenneth Mott

Dr. Kenneth Franklin Mott, 81, passed away on Oct. 30, 2021, surrounded by his family. Ken was an extraordinary and beloved professor of political science at Gettysburg College for 51 years, helping to establish the Eisenhower Institute and the Public Policy Program, and later receiving the College’s Distinguished Teaching Award and two student appreciation awards …

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Obituary: Linda L. Speelman

Linda L. Speelman, 75 of Hanover, PA died suddenly at her home on Monday, November 1, 2021. Born in Gettysburg, PA on August 9, 1946, she was the daughter of the late Henry & Eva (Jacoby) Byers. Linda was predeceased by her husband, Raymond Speelman, who died in 2004. She had been employed by Clark …

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Obituary: Irene Marie Hartman

Irene Marie Hartman (nee Small), aged 75, of Gettysburg passed away on November 8, 2021, after a short battle with cancer. A beloved wife, daughter, sister, mother, grandmother, aunt, and friend, Irene was born on August 6, 1946 in Queens, New York to Alfred and Irene Small and spent her childhood in Glen Cove, New …

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Obituary: Oscar Olvera

Oscar Olvera 31, of Biglerville, PA was called by God back to home to his eternal resting place on Wednesday, October 20, 2021. Freeing him of his pain as he bravely confronted and fought cancer. He passed away peacefully at home with family present. Born March 24, 1990 in Gettysburg, PA he was the son …

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Obituary: Dorothy (Myers) Deardorff

Dorothy (Myers) Deardorff, 89, of Fairfield, PA died Wednesday evening, October 20, 2021 at the SpiriTrust Lutheran Home, Chambersburg, PA. Born December 24, 1931 in Fairfield, PA she was the daughter of the late Earl and Virgie (Sanders) Myers. She was the wife of the late Jerry Deardorff who died in 1985. Mrs. Deardorff worked …

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Obituary: Freda J. Foth

Freda J. (Rohrbaugh) Foth, 90 formerly of Gettysburg, PA passed away on Monday, October 18, 2021 at Paramount Senior Living in Fayetteville, PA. Born November 10, 1930 in Fairfield, PA, she was the daughter of the late Paul M. & Pauline V. (Decker) Rohrbaugh. Freda was predeceased by her husband, Robert B. Foth, Sr. who …

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Obituary: Charlotte W. Swope

Charlotte W. Swope, 95, Gettysburg, PA passed away on Sunday, October 17, 2021 at Gettysburg Hospital. She was born on April 23, 1926 in Gettysburg the daughter of the late Leroy H. Winebrenner. and Gertrude Plowman Winebrenner, She was the wife of Julius H. Swope, of Gettysburg, to whom she was married for 75 years. …

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Obituary: Dean N. Hilker

Dean N. Hilker Dean N. Hilker, 80, of Hanover, died Saturday, Sept 18, at UPMC Hanover Hospital.  He was the husband of Gloria J. (Utz) Hilker for 57 years.  Born Feb 12, 1941 in Littlestown, Dean was the son of the late Walter E. & Delta G. (Good) Hilker.  He was a 1959 Littlestown High …

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Obituary: Thomas Henry Weiant

Thomas Henry Weiant, 70, East Middle Street, Gettysburg, PA passed away on Monday, October 25, 2021 at the York Hospital. He was born January 20, 1951 in Allentown, PA the son of the late Henry C. and Jean R. German Weiant. Thomas is survived by his wife, Roberta Poandl Weiant. Thomas was a very active …

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Obituary: Charles Ricky Warren

Charles Ricky Warren, 67, passed away on Monday, October 11, 2021. Born August 7, 1954 he was the son of the late Oren C. Warren and Shirley A. (McMullen) Suders. He is survived by his son Joshua Warren-Bolles (Teresa) of Frankford, DE., brothers: Michael McMullen (Joyce) of Shippensburg, Timothy Johnston (Pam) of Coolidge, AZ, and …

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Obituary: Alverda ‘Verdie’ Strausbaugh

Alverda A. “Verdie” Strausbaugh, 79, of Orrtanna, PA died Thursday evening, October 14, 2021 at Paramount Senior Living, Fayetteville, PA. Born October 5, 1942 in Gettysburg, PA she was the daughter of the late Glenn and Marie (Harman) Heller. She was the wife of Charles “Charlie” W. Strausbaugh, of Orrtanna to whom she was married …

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Obituary: Janice McCraw

Janice McCraw, 85, of The Brethren Home Community at Cross Keys Village, passed away on Saturday, October 16, 2021 at the York Hospital. She was born October 2, 1936 in Grand Junction, CO the daughter of the late Charles Daniel and Dorothy Loback Hafey. Janice was predeceased by her husband Tommy F. McCraw in 2014. …

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Obituary: Anne Marie Nygard

Anne Marie Nygard, 65, Gettysburg, PA passed away on Friday, October 15, 2021 at the Gettysburg Hospital. She was born July 26, 1956 in New Brunswick, NJ the daughter of the late John Fazekas, and Anne Gunia Fazekas. Anne is survived by her husband, Ernest Nygard, and son & daughter-in-law, Alex & Danielle Alameda of …

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Obituary: Adams J. Myers, III

Adam Jerome Myers III, 69, passed away on October 15, 2021. He was born to Betty L. (Dorsey) Myers and the late Adam J. Myers Jr. on December 31, 1951, at Annie M. Warner Hospital. He was a 1969 graduate of Gettysburg High School, and a 1973 graduate of The Pennsylvania State University Smeal College …

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Obituary: Joseph S. Dillon

Joseph S. Dillon, 67, of Halifax, PA passed away on Friday, October 15, 2021 at his home. He was born May 23, 1954 in Gettysburg, PA and the son of the late Armand James Dillon and Patricia Gardenhour Dillon. Joe was survived by his significant other, Linda Smith. In addition, his three sons; Brandon Dillon …

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Obituary: Jayden C. Milter

Jayden C. Milter, 17, of Orrtanna, PA died Saturday, October 16, 2021 at his home. Born March 22, 2004 in Westminster, MD he was the son of Sandra (Plunkert) Milter, of Orrtanna and David Milter, of Gettysburg. Jayden was a Senior at Gettysburg Area High School where he was an honor student. He was a …

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Obituary: William J. Hinkle

William J. “Bill” Hinkle, 84, of Fayetteville, PA died Thursday evening, October 14, 2021 at Paramount Senior Living, Fayetteville, PA. Born December 27, 1936 in Lewisburg, WV he was the son of the late Ray and Ada (Groves) Hinkle. He was the husband of Marsha G. (Gordon) Hinkle, of Fayetteville to whom she was married …

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Obituary: Shane C. Taylor

Shane C. Taylor, 42, Gardners, PA passed away on Saturday, October 16, 2021 at the Gettysburg Hospital. He was born March 5, 1979 in Gettysburg, PA the son of Wade Taylor of Biglerville, PA and Brenda Richards Jeffiries of Arendtsville. In addition to his parents he is survived by his wife Wendy Dressel Taylor, two …

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Obituary: Robert E. Shields

Robert E. Shields, age 66 of Shippensburg, died Wednesday October 13, 2021 at Chambersburg Hospital. Born June 6, 1955 in Carlisle, son of the late Anna Mary (Shields) Martin. Bob was a retired forklift operator for Allen Distribution in Carlisle. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, riding his Can-Am Spyder, long drives through the mountains, and …

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Obituary: Barry E. Chronister

Barry Edward Chronister age 67, passed away on October 8, 2021. Barry was born November 30, 1953 in York, PA. and lived at the family home in the Dillsburg area for most of his life. He was a member of Fairfield Mennonite Church in Fairfield. He was a kind, generous, loving father, husband and friend. …

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Obituary: Clarence K. Williams

Clarence K. Williams, 69, Gettysburg, PA passed away on Friday, October 8, 2021 at York Manor Care North, York, PA. He was born October 21, 1951 the son of the late Frank and Myrtle Stoner Williams, Sr. Clarence is survived by his wife, Diane Crouse Williams. Clarence was a veteran of the US Army. For …

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Obituary: Norman Eugene Wright Jr.

Norman Eugene Wright Jr., age 62, of Newburg, PA, passed away on Saturday, October 2, 2021, at his home. Born Tuesday, November 4, 1958, he was the son of the late Norman Eugene and Darlene Marie (McFerren) Wright Sr. During his working years Norman was employed by Deans Roofing, Cogwells, Domestic Pump, Musselman’s Fruit and …

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Obituary: Mary Price Hornby

Mary Price Hornby, 81, Gettysburg, PA formerly of Ridgewood, New Jersey passed away from Alzheimer’s on Saturday, October 2, 2021 at Paramount Senior Living in Fayetteville, PA. She was born April 7, 1940 in Scarsdale, NY the daughter of Wesley and Olga Feldsine Price. Mary is survived by her husband of 51 years, David Hornby. …

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Obituary: Matthew David Whetzel

Matthew “Matt” David Whetzel, age 44, of Greencastle, passed away suddenly Sunday, October 3, 2021 at LeConte Medical Center in Sevierville, TN. He was born October 7, 1976 in Baltimore, MD, as the son of Albert L. and the late Ethel L. (Heavner) Whetzel. Matt graduated in the Class of 1995 from Waynesboro High School. …

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Obituary: Barbara A. Claar

Barbara A. Claar, age 82 of Gettysburg, died October 3, 2021 at home surrounded by her family. Born February 22, 1939 in Gettysburg, daughter of the late Lloyd and Irma (Collins) Miller. She was the widow of Ralph Daun Claar. Barbara was a member of Mountain Top Ministries, loved playing, singing and listening to country …

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Obituary: Margaret L. Keckler

Margaret L. Keckler, of New Oxford, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great grandmother and sister, died Thursday September 30, 2021 at Holy Spirit Hospital, at the age of 89. She was born March 7, 1932 in Carlisle, daughter of the late Carl and Carolyn (Frost) Beam. Margaret was an assembly line worker at Eaton Diton …

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Obituary: Thomas Mitchell Shields, Sr.

Thomas, “Tom”, Mitchell Shields, Sr., age 65, of Shippensburg, passed away Thursday, September 30, 2021 at Chambersburg Hospital. He was born April 5, 1956 in Carlisle, as the son of the late Charles J. Shields, Sr., and Demmie Ann (Geyer) Shields. Tom graduated from Shippensburg High School. He worked as a roofer for his entire …

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Obituary: Lora Mae Shaffer

Lora Mae Shaffer, age 78, of Fairfield, went peacefully into the arms of her Lord and Savior on Sunday, October 3, 2021. She was born November 13, 1942 in Gettysburg, PA. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of over fifty years, James “Mick” Shaffer and their infant daughter, …

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Obituary: Kimberly A. Smith

Kimberly A. Smith, 64, Fairfield, PA passed away suddenly on Tuesday, September 29, 2021 at her home. She was born in Baltimore City, Maryland the daughter of Ivan and Jane Andrest Allen. Kim transitioned through many careers during her lifetime, but consistently had a passion for horses and art. Kim loved horseback riding as well …

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Obituary: Rev. David W. Clark

Rev. David W. Clark, 74, Biglerville, PA passed away on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at Hershey Medical Center. He was born July 12, 1947 in Johnstown, PA, the son of the late George A. and Maxine Reitz Clark. David is survived by his wife, Tara Reighard Clark, a daughter, Christy Clark of Elizabethtown, PA, and …

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Obituary: Victoria A. Foth

Victoria A. Foth, 65 of Gettysburg, PA passed away on Thursday, September 30, 2021 at the Waynesboro Hospital. Born March 1, 1956 in Gettysburg, she was the daughter of Earl Leroy & Betty Jane (Milhimes) Steinour of Gettysburg. She was a customer service representative with the Gettysburg Travel Council and later for guest services at …

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Obituary: Frederick ‘Pops’ Spohrer

Frederick W. “Pops” Spohrer, 96, Gettysburg, PA formerly of Philadelphia, PA, died peacefully at his home on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 surrounded by his family. He was born August 6, 1925 in Philadelphia PA, the son of the late Frederick W. and Sophie Schwartz Spohrer, Sr. He was a devoted family man married for 42 …

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Obituary: Teresa Rae O’Donnell

Teresa Rae O’Donnell, age 62 of Shippensburg, passed away August 30, 2021 at Wellspan Health York Hospital. Born November 10, 1958 in Chambersburg, she was the daughter of the late Leroy, Sr. and Louise (Henderson) Lynch. Teresa was a CNA for various health care facilities in the area, including Falling Spring, Shippensburg Health Center and …

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Obituary: Charlotte M. “Cheri” Hess

Charlotte M. “Cheri” Hess Charlotte M. “Cheri” Hess, 59, of Littlestown, died Thursday, Aug 26, at her home.  She was the wife of Todd Hess for 29 years. Born March 12, 1962 in Baltimore, Cheri was the daughter of the late Milton Hitt & Margaret (Griffin) H Thomas and step daughter of Carol Hitt of …

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Obituary: Leonard E. Morrison, Sr.

Leonard E. Morrison, Sr., 70, Hanover, PA passed away on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at his home. He was born July 27, 1951 in Williamsport, PA the son of the late Walter and Catherine Scott Morrison, Sr. Leonard was predeceased by his wife, Karen Morrison, and his three sisters Violet (Cookie), Lettie, and Annie. Leonard …

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Obituary: Margaret Louise Weikel

Margaret “Peggy” Louise Maitland Weikel, 90, passed away peacefully on the morning of Thursday, August 26, 2021 while in hospice care at her daughter and son-in-law’s home in Gettysburg. She was born September 15, 1930 in Williamsport, PA the daughter of the late Isaac William and Margaret Lula Wolfe Maitland. Her husband, Dr. Dexter N. …

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Obituary: Raymond T. Orndorff

Raymond Thomas Orndorff, 74, of Bonneauville, PA passed away on Saturday, September 4, 2021 at Genesis Healthcare in Gettysburg after a lengthy illness. He was the son of the late Louise (Myers) and Vincent Orndorff. Raymond enjoyed aviation, woodworking, golfing, bowling, ceramics and being with family. He was a graduate of New Oxford High School …

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Obituary: David James Mickley

David James Mickley, 77 of Fairfield, PA passed away in the early morning of September 6, 2021 surrounded by his family following a brief illness. He was born June 03, 1944 in Hanover, PA son of the late Robert O. & Elizabeth Seal Mickley. Dave is survived by his companion of 29 years, Thelma “Cass” …

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Obituary: Raymond T. Orndorff

Raymond Thomas Orndorff, 74, of Bonneauville, PA passed away on Saturday, September 4, 2021 at Genesis Healthcare in Gettysburg after a lengthy illness. He was the son of the late Louise (Myers) and Vincent Orndorff. Raymond enjoyed aviation, woodworking, golfing, bowling, ceramics and being with family. He was a graduate of New Oxford High School …

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Obituary: David James Mickley

David James Mickley, 77 of Fairfield, PA passed away in the early morning of September 6, 2021 surrounded by his family following a brief illness. He was born June 03, 1944 in Hanover, PA son of the late Robert O. & Elizabeth Seal Mickley. Dave is survived by his companion of 29 years, Thelma “Cass” …

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Obituary: Nancy E. Hartman

Nancy E. Hartman, 89, of Mechanicsburg, PA passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, September 7, 2021. Born July 6, 1932 in Gettysburg, PA, she was the daughter of Ralph and Ruth Butt. She was predeceased by her husband of 70 years, Virgil R. Hartman. She is survived by 3 children: Cheryl Paull and husband …

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Obituary: Richard W. Guindon

Richard William Guindon, 62, of Littlestown, PA passed away on September 2, 2021. “Richie” grew up in Greenbrook, NJ and worked for Anheuser-Busch for 25+ years. He was a beloved husband, father, brother, Pop-Pop and friend. He enjoyed spending time golfing and watching the Cleveland Browns. Richard will be dearly missed and always remembered as …

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Obituary: Eric D. Lindeman

Eric Lindeman was born Oct 2, 1955 at the Annie M. Warner Hospital in Gettysburg, PA and died in the same hospital (renamed) 65 years later on August 24. 2021. Eric grew up in Gettysburg, the son of Prof. Ralph Donald Lindeman and Antonia Cavicchia Lindeman. His mother died when he was twelve and his …

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Obituary: Vicky J. Squires

Vicky J. Squires, 62, of Gettysburg, PA died Saturday evening, August 28, 2021 at the York Hospital. Born October 5, 1958 in Odessa, TX she was the daughter of the late William and Doris (Roberts) Haney. She was the wife of William M. Squires, III, of Gettysburg to whom she was married for 32 years. …

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Obituary: Richard L. Drobenak

On August 30th, 2021 Richard L. Drobenak passed on to the big workshop in the sky to make wooden crosses with Joe. Rick was born on July 10th, 1954 to Teresa Drobenak (Yarina) and the late Louis Drobenak in Exeter, PA. He is survived by wife of 42 years, Deborah Drobenak (Hoover), his children Brandon …

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Obituary: Nancy M. Kranias

Nancy M. Kranias, 85, of Gettysburg, passed into the arms of Jesus on Thursday, August 26, 2021 surrounded by her family. Nancy was born April 27, 1936 in Biglerville, PA to George and Ruth (Decker) Heller. She was a 1954 graduate of Biglerville High School. After high school she took a job at the former …

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Obituary: Ivan M. Bollinger, Sr.

Ivan M. Bollinger, Sr., 94, South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA passed away at his home surrounded by his family on Thursday, August 26, 2021. He was born May 15, 1927 in Harney, MD the son of the late Allen and Emma Stonesifer Bollinger. Ivan’s wife, Mary Catherine Vaugh Bollinger died in 2001. Ivan was a …

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Obituary: Robin L. Rhodes

Robin L. Rhodes, 63 of Fayetteville, PA formerly of Gettysburg, PA passed away on Friday, August 20, 2021 at The Chambersburg Hospital. Born October 26, 1957 in Gettysburg, she was the daughter of Shelby (Dick) Rhodes of Gettysburg and the late George H. Rhodes. Robin had been employed for a number of years with the …

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Obituary: Sharon Diane Johnson

Sharon D. Johnson, age 72 of Gettysburg, PA passed away at the Gettysburg Hospital on Saturday, August 21, 2021. Born February 20, 1949 in Gettysburg, she was the daughter of the late George R. & Janet (Carter) Miller. Sharon graduated from Gettysburg High School in 1967. In 1976 Sharon became the first employee hired by …

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Obituary: Robert F. Zellner

Robert F. Zellner, 88, of Palmyra, formerly of Gettysburg, East Stroudsburg, and Nazareth, PA, passed on to his heavenly home on Saturday, August 21, 2021, at Palmyra’s Londonderry Village, ending his battle with Parkinson’s disease. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 66 years, Arlene Heckman Zellner, and two children: Kathy, of …

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Obituary: Paul T. Keller

Paul T. Keller, 81, of Gettysburg, PA died Sunday, August 22, 2021 at the York Hospital. Born March 28, 1940 in Gettysburg, PA he was the son of the late Frank A. and Mary K. (Hevner) Keller. Mr. Keller was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Gettysburg. He was a proud Veteran of …

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Obituary: Melvin ‘Buster’ Strausbaugh

Melvin R. “Buster” Strausbaugh, 69, Gettysburg, PA formerly of Fairfield, PA passed away on Saturday, August 14, 2021 at the Gettysburg Hospital. He was born March 20, 1952 in Gettysburg, PA the son of the late Harry A. and Susan Smith Strausbaugh. Buster is survived by his wife Thelma Hahn Strausbaugh. Mr. Strausbaugh worked for …

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Obituary: Marjorie J. Bradley

Marjorie June Bradley (nee Lamb) passed away Sunday, August 15th, 2021 at home in the loving care of her sons, Eric and Calvin. Born October 20, 1925 in Cleveland, OH, my mom’s adventures in life began early. After her father lost his politically appointed engineering job and the Great Depression began, the family moved to …

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Obituary: John F.W. Last

John Francis William Last, 90, of Fairfield, PA, died Wednesday evening, August 18, 2021 at the Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon, PA. Born June 5, 1931 in Debenham, Suffolk, England he was the son of the late Francis and Amy Mary (Woods) Last. He was the husband of the late Jean (Woods) Last who died November …

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Obituary: Melvin C. Hewitt, Sr.

Melvin C. Hewitt, Sr. age 86, of Fairfield, PA passed away at his home on Wednesday, August 18, 2021 after a long illness. Born April 02, 1935 in Thurmont, Maryland, he was the son of the late Melvin J. & Charlotte (Donnelly) Hewitt. Melvin was predeceased by his wife of 65 years, Patricia (Topper) Hewitt, …

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Obituary: Nicholas M. Rusinko

Amazing grace, how sweet the sound of the party of all the angels welcoming Nick Rusinko, 26, of Wellsville, PA into the glory of God’s Kingdom. Nick passed from this life on August 14, 2021. Nick was a 2013 graduate of Bermudian Springs High and graduated from Wyncode Academy with a certificate in Software Engineering. …

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Obituary: Simonne M. Forsythe-Carrier

Simonne M. Forsythe-Carrier, 30, Waynesboro, PA passed away on Saturday, August 14, 2021 as the result of an automobile accident. She was born April 20, 1991 in Waynesboro, PA the daughter of Vernon and April Dunnavan Carrier of Waynesboro, PA. She is survived by her husband, Jeremy Forsythe of Waynesboro, PA. Simonne was a graduate …

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Obituary: Joshua D. Laird

Joshua D. Laird, 46, of Fairfield, PA, died Wednesday August 11, 2021 at the MedStar Hospital in Washington, DC as a result of injuries sustained while fighting a fire for Frederick County Fire and Rescue. Josh was born April 24, 1975 in Tyrone, PA the son of Waneta (Bakner) Kipe and his step-father Chuck Kipe, …

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Obituary: Albert Wayne Thomas

Albert Wayne Thomas, 83, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on August 12, 2021 at his home in Gettysburg, PA. He was born November 23, 1937, in Newport, OH and was the son of Hallie Burton and George Thomas. Wayne served with the U.S. Air Force for 4 years. He joined the Marietta Police Department …

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Obituary: Linda L. Strausbaugh

Linda L. Strausbaugh, 77, Hanover, PA, formerly of Gettysburg, suddenly entered God’s Kingdom on Thursday, August 12, 2021 at UPMC Hanover surrounded by her family. She was born September 21, 1943 in Hanover, PA, the daughter of the late Louis and Wortha Pyles Leist. Linda’s husband of 57 years, Robert E. Strausbaugh passed away January …

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Obituary: Orville R. ‘Pete’ Gelwicks

Orville R. “Pete” Gelwicks, 88, passed away Thursday morning, August 5, 2021, at Paramount Senior Living in Fayetteville. He was the husband of Joan M. (Bowmaster) Gelwicks Pete was born December 21, 1932, in Chambersburg, the son of the late Walter B. and Alta M. (Spangler) Gelwicks. After high school, Pete entered the Air Force …

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Obituary: Ronald L. Miller, Jr.

Ronald L. Miller, Jr., 40, of Hanover, PA died Saturday, August 7, 2021 at the UPMC Harrisburg Hospital. Born November 3, 1980 in Hanover, PA he was the son of Joanne (Shultz) Miller, of Hanover, PA and the late Ronald L. Miller, Sr. Ron worked for 22 years at the former Quad Graphics in Fairfield, …

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Obituary: Robert Armstrong Bonham

Robert “Bob” Armstrong Bonham, 93, who resided in Delray Beach Florida, passed away on the evening of August 7, 2021. He lived in Florida for the past 31 years. He was born in Woodhull, Illinois, the son of Rev. Robert T. Bonham and Margaret (Armstrong) Bonham. He is survived by his wife, Ellen Rice Bonham …

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Music Together® Classes to Return to ACAC

The Adams County Arts Council (ACAC) is bringing Music Together® classes back to its Arts Education Center (AEC) beginning in September. Ten-week sessions for families with young children will be held on Friday and Saturday mornings beginning on September 17 at the AEC, located at 125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA. To register, please visit www.adamsarts.org or call …

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Obituary: Ben DiCesare

Ben DiCesare, 86, of Wintersville died Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at Weirton Medical Center. He was born May 31, 1935 in Steubenville, Oh. He is the son of the late Alfonso and Gilda Coppa DiCesare. He is also preceded in death by brother John DiCesare and sisters’ Constance Bjelac and Judy Shay. Ben was retired …

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Obituary: Jeanne W. Wisser

Jeanne W. Wisser, 83, of Fairfield Pennsylvania passed peacefully from this life on Thursday, August 5, at her home after a long, courageous, and debilitating battle with chronic Lyme’s Disease. Jeanne was born May 18, 1938 in Elyria, Ohio; the daughter of Wayne and Margaret Wise. Jeanne is survived by her husband of 63 years, …

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Obituary: Leona Lee VanMetre

Leona Lee VanMetre, 87 of Hedgesville, West Virginia passed away at the home of her daughter in Fairfield, PA on Sunday, August 8, 2021. Born on June 26, 1934 in Martinsburg, West Virginia, she was the daughter of the late John Reese & Anna May (Stockes) Houck. Leona was predeceased by her husband of 66 …

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Obituary: Melissa ‘Missy’ Evans

Melissa Evans (Missy) born in Gettysburg to Gary Jr Evans and the late Olive Evans of Gettysburg passed away at 46 in her home on Saturday July 24th 2021 suddenly and unexpected. Missy was predeceased by her husband Dennis Graham of Fayetteville and her niece Shianne Hibbitt of Georgia. She is survived by her brother …

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Obituary: Mary Ann Woodward

Mary Ann Woodward, 73, 1075 Old Harrisburg Road, Gettysburg, PA, passed away Saturday, July 31, 2021 at SpiriTrust – Gettysburg. She was born February 8, 1948 in Washington, D.C., the daughter of the late Jack B and Evelyn Branigan Wirsching. Mary grew up in Hyattsville, MD and graduated from Northwestern Senior High School. She earned …

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Obituary: Richard Barry Trostel

Richard Barry Trostel 77 of Biglerville, PA passed away on Saturday, July 31, 2021 at his home surrounded by his family. Born in Gettysburg, PA on April 15, 1944, he was the son of the late Richard Bream & Ruth (Martz) Trostel. Barry is survived by his beloved wife of 56 years, Janette Marie (Sanni) …

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Obituary: Gladys V. Woerner

Gladys Virginia Crabill Woerner passed away Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at York Hospital after a brief illness. She had enjoyed good health right up until a few weeks before her death. She had been a guest at SpiriTrust, the Village of Gettysburg for the past year and a half in Personal Care. She was born …

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Obituary: Jeffrey ‘Stan’ Slote

Jeffrey Stanton “Stan” Slote, 56, of Gettysburg, PA died unexpectedly on July 13, 2021, from injuries sustained from a fall at his home. Stan was the loving husband of Tamara Klader Slote. He was born on January 28, 1965, to Linda K. and Jeffrey L. Slote of Mount Joy, Pa. Stan graduated from Ephrata High …

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Obituary: J. Fred Schultz

J. Fred Schultz, 89, Gettysburg, PA, passed away on Friday, July 23, 2021 at Paramount Senior Living, Fayetteville, PA. He was born October 24, 1931 in Gettysburg, the son of the late Lloyd E. and Alice G. Hummelbaugh Schultz. Fred is survived by his wife of 65 years, Shelby Jean Herman Schultz, a son, Frederick …

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Obituary: Kraig B. Felt, Jr.

Kraig B. Felt, Jr., 53, Camp Gettysburg Road, Gettysburg, PA passed away on Friday, July 16, 2021 in Gettysburg, PA. He was born January 15, 1968 in Reno, NV the son of the late Kraig B. Felt, Sr. and Marilyn Coltrin Felt of Burley, ID. Kraig is survived by his wife Jennifer Nicole (Pester) Felt. …

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Obituary: Linda Lee E. Punchard

Linda Lee E. Punchard, 72, of Gettysburg, died Saturday, July 17th at Gettysburg Hospital. Linda was born, August 7, 1948 in Coatesville, PA the eldest child of Maurice Jr. and Eleanor Alexander. She was pre-deceased by two brothers, Wesley and Bernard, as well as her parents. At age 16 Linda accepted God’s gift of forgiveness …

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Obituary: Bradley J. Deckert

Bradley J. Deckert, 56, Mummasburg Road, Gettysburg, PA passed away on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born October 24, 1964 in Gettysburg, PA the son of James and Ann Davis Deckert of Gettysburg, PA. Brad was a graduate of the Lincoln Intermediate Unit in New Oxford, PA. …

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Obituary: Judy Lynn F. Woolston

Judy Lynn F. Woolston, 81, of Gettysburg, PA died Sunday, July 11, 2021 at MedStar Hospital in Washington, DC. Born March 21, 1940 in Plainfield, NJ, she was the daughter of the late William and Olive (Grant) Fickes. She was the wife of William W. Woolston, III, of Gettysburg, PA to whom she was married …

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Obituary: Elsie R. Honer

Elise R. Honer, 95, Goldenville Road, Gettysburg, PA passed away Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at Transitions Healthcare. She was born in Yeadon, PA the daughter of the late Albert O. and Edna Reith Westerberg. Her husband of 68yrs Charles Edward Honer, Jr. died in 2011. For many years, Elise was a secretary for the Office …

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Obituary: Lester D. Carey

: Lester D. Carey, age 101, of Gettysburg, PA passed away at Genesis Gettysburg Center on Friday, July 9, 2021 after a long illness. Born January 25, 1920 in Biglerville, PA, he was the son of the late Otho & Eva (Mickley) Carey. Lester is survived by his wife of 72 years, Dorothy (Miller) Carey. …

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Obituary: Annabelle McDaniel

Annabelle McDaniel, 85, of Harrisburg passed away 11th day, July, 2021. Annabelle was born July 3, 1936, in Greenmount, PA. She was a daughter of the late Paul and Ellen Rhea Moritz. Mrs. McDaniel was a graduate of Gettysburg Area High School in 1954. She worked for over 20 years as a home health caregiver …

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Obituary: Margaret ‘Peg’ Paris

Margaret (Peg) A. Paris, 93, of Gettysburg, died peacefully at her home on Tuesday, June 29, 2021. She was born January 27, 1928 in Gettysburg, the daughter of the late Howard G. Ridinger and Amy (Sheads) Ridinger. She was also preceded in death by her husband Robert Paris and beloved son, Robert Paris Jr. Peg …

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Obituary: Thomas E. Cashman

Thomas E. Cashman, 68, of York Springs, PA died suddenly, Thursday morning, July 1, 2021 at his home. Born April 9, 1953 in Mechanicsburg, PA he was the son of the late Thomas Horner and Frances (Baker) Cashman. He was the husband of Kathy (Stoner) Cashman, of York Springs, to whom he was married to …

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Obituary: Cherie E. Andrews

Cherie Elaine Andrews, 71, a lifelong resident of Adams County, PA died suddenly at her home, Saturday morning, July 3, 2021. Born April 11, 1950 in Gettysburg, PA she was the daughter of the late Ellis and Betty Jane (Miller) Smith, Jr. She was the wife of Charles Andrews, of Biglerville, PA to whom she …

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Obituary: David A. Hull

David Allen Hull, 67, Of Gettysburg, PA died suddenly and unexpectedly at his home in the early morning hours of Tuesday, June 29, 2021. David was the son of the late John A. Hull and the late Gladys Miller Hull, of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. David graduated from Gettysburg Area High School in 1971. He went on …

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Obituary: Barbara A. Pruner

Barbara Pruner, 83, of Gettysburg, PA passed away on Friday June 25 th at the Laurel Lakes Rehabilitation and Wellness Center in Chambersburg, PA. She was the wife of the late Eugene Pruner and the mother of the late EJ Pruner. She was the daughter of the late John and May (Pearson) Votapek. She was …

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Obituary: Barbara Hankey Small

Barbara Belle (Hankey) Small, 86, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend, passed away surrounded by her children and a brother on June 25, 2021 at Genesis Gettysburg Center where she resided for nearly three years. Barbara was born on March 2, 1935 in Gettysburg, PA to parents, the late Glenn Lewis Hankey and Myrtle …

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Obituary: Ruth Elizabeth Cease

Ruth Elizabeth Cease, 88 of Biglerville, PA passed away on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at Wellspan Ephrata Hospital. Born in Burlington, West Virginia on May 26, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Thomas & Mary (O’Brien) Leatherman. Ruth was predeceased by her husband, John B. Cease, who died in 2013. Ruth was a …

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Obituary: Patrick Scott Waybrant

Scott Waybrant, 64 of Gettysburg, PA died suddenly on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 while enjoying a beautiful day on the golf course with friends and family. Born January 24, 1957 in Lancaster, PA, he was the son of the late Jack F. & Betty J. (Smith) Waybrant. Scott leaves behind his beloved wife and soulmate, …

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Obituary: John F. Kaczorowski

John F. Kaczorowski, 74, Gettysburg, PA passed away suddenly on Friday, June 18, 2021 at the Gettysburg Hospital. He was born March 25, 1947 in Bremen-Lessum, Germany the son of the late John and Laura Smith Kaczorowski of Morgan City, LA. John is survived by his wife of 41 years, Mycala Beamer Kaczorowski. John was …

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Obituary: William L. Houlihan

William L. Houlihan, 73, Hanover, PA passed away suddenly on Friday, June 18, 2021 at the York Hospital. He was born December 18, 1947 in Hammond, LA the son of the late Anthony J. and Sandy Macaluso. For many years he was a truck driver but after moving to this area he became a route …

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Obituary: Barbara Ann Strasbaugh

Barbara Ann “Bobbie” Strasbaugh, 69, Narrows Road, Biglerville, PA passed away suddenly on Friday, June 18, 2021 at her home. She was born November 19, 1951 in Gettysburg, PA the daughter of the late John and Louise Irvin Strasbaugh. Bobbie was a member of St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church. She was a 1969 graduate of …

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Obituary: Caroline E. Drechsler

Caroline E. Drechsler, 81, Fairfield, PA passed away on Saturday, June 19, 2021 at the Chambersburg Hospital. She was born April 29, 1940 in Havre de Grace. MD the daughter of the late William E. and Helen Kirkpatrick Drechsler. Caroline was a member of Fairfield Mennonite Church. She was a 1958 graduate of Eastern High …

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Obituary: Beverly B. Black

Beverly B. Black, 73, Gloucester, VA passed away suddenly on Sunday, June 20, 2021 at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center in Richmond, VA. Bev was born June 27, 1947 in Baltimore, MD daughter of the late Thomas S. and Frances Stinson Bittle of Gettysburg, PA. Bev is survived by her husband, Jesse Black of Gloucester, …

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Obituary: James Joseph Phelan

In the early hours of June 16, 2021, we lost our beloved James Joseph Phelan. He was 92. His prior day had started well, sharing a nice cold glass of Tang with his bride of almost 67 years, Dottie. He worked out, and spent time with various children and grandchildren. He played Jeopardy. Then our …

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Obituary: Bonifacio Acosta-Zetina

Bonifacio Acosta-Zetina, de 61 años, de Arendtsville, PA, murió la noche del miércoles 16 de junio de 2021 en el Hospital york.Nacido el 14 de mayo de 1960 en México, era hijo del fallecido Margarito Acosta y Leonor Zetina.Fue el marido de Elena Solalinde-R de Arendtsville con quien estuvo casado durante 41 años.Bonifacio trabajó en …

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Obituary: Dorothy Anne Corbin

Dorothy Anne Corbin, 94, formerly of Fairfield, PA died Thursday evening, June 17, 2021 at Paramount Senior Living, Fayetteville, PA. Born June 26, 1926 in Westminster, MD she was the daughter of the late John Edward and Catherine (Lingg) Corbin. Dorothy was an active member at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Fairfield serving for a number …

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Obituary: William Roger Bates

William Roger Bates, 83, of Fairfield, PA died Thursday afternoon, June 10, 2021 at Bridgepoint Hospital National Harbor in Washington, D.C. surrounded by family. Born September 10, 1937 in South Berwick, ME and raised in Berwick, ME, he was the son of William E. and Christine L. (Randall) Bates. He was the husband of Mary …

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Obituary: Michael R. Snyder

Michael R. Snyder, 59, of Gettysburg, PA died Monday morning, June 7, 2021 at his home. Born May 4, 1962 in Gettysburg, PA he was the son of Lois (Snyder) Kerrigan, step-father Raymond Kerrigan, of Aspers, and the late Frederick R. Snyder. He was the husband of Mary Susan (Brown) Snyder, of Gettysburg, PA to …

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Obituary: Maria M. Nieves

Our beloved Maria M. Nieves Hernandez 62, of McSherrystown, PA passed away Tuesday June 8, 2021 after a long battle of cancer with her daughters by her side. She was born on September 5th, 1958 in Hanover Pennsylvania to the late Francisco and Ramona (Espinel) Nieves. She was the widow of Jaime Rivera Santiago whom …

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Obituary: Mary Virginia ‘Ginny’ McLatchy

The family of Mary Virginia (“GG” “Buff” “Ginny”) McLatchy is saddened to announce her passing on May 25th, 2021, at Gettysburg Hospital. Her daughter, Sherry, was at her bedside. Ginny was born on July, 14, 1938 in Westminster, Maryland. Ginny’s parents, Julius Phillips King Sr. and Mary Elizabeth Rosalie Allender King preceded her in death. …

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Obituary: Daniel V. Shaffer

Daniel V. Shaffer, 53 of Gardners, PA passed away at the York Hospital on Saturday, May 29, 2021 after a sudden illness. Born July 25, 1967 in Gettysburg, PA, he was the son of Jay & Rita (Clapsadl) Shaffer of Fairfield, PA. Daniel had been employed by the Rice Fruit Co. for 28 years before …

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Obituary: Thomas Alva Laser

Thomas Alva Laser (Lt. Col. U.S. Air Force, Ret.), of Fairfield, PA, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by loved ones, on May 30, 2021. Tom was born on April 16, 1938 to Alva M. Laser and Hazel Wayt Laser in Willard, OH. After dating her in high school, Tom married the former Sara Mae …

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Obituary: Nancy Lee Knotts

Nancy Lee Knotts, 70 of Gettysburg, PA passed away at her home on Friday, May 28, 2021. Born December 20, 1950 in Kane, PA, she was the daughter of Mary Agnes (Nunn) Bradybaugh of Kane and the late Leroy Bradybaugh. Nancy was predeceased by her husband, Rev. William C. Knotts, who died March 31, 2021. …

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Obituary: Catherine I. Arentz

Catherine I. Arentz, 88, Gettysburg, PA entered into gods hands on Tuesday, May 25, 2021. She was born February 4, 1933 in Gettysburg, PA the daughter of the late Merle and Hazel Jenkins Sanders. Catherine’s husband of 60 years, Mark L. Arentz died in 2015. Early in her life, Catherine was employed at Dolly Madison …

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Obituary: Douglas D. Head

Douglas D. Head, 48 of Gettysburg, PA passed away on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at his home. Born in Baltimore, MD on March 6, 1973 he was the son of Ronald W. Head, Sr. and the late Sylvia Mae (Snyder) Head who died in 2020. In addition to his father, Douglas is survived by his …

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Obituary: Shirley Ann Russell

Shirley Ann Russell, 85, of Gettysburg, PA died Tuesday afternoon, May 25, 2021 at her home. Born May 24, 1936 in Martinsburg, WV she was the daughter of the late Floyd and Sue Mongan. She was the wife of Dennis O. Russell, of Gettysburg to whom she was marred to for 66 years. Mrs. Russell …

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Obituary: Marion Virginia Martin Reid

Marion Virginia Martin Reid, age 99, of Providence Place – Chambersburg, PA, passed away on May 26, 2021. She was born on Saturday, April 29, 1922, at Sibley Hospital, Washington, DC, to the late William Emory Martin, Sr. and Clara Marie Badger Martin. She was predeceased by her brother, William Emory Martin, Jr., who passed …

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Obituary: Vonnie Kay Monterroso

Vonnie Kay Monterroso, 71, of Orrtanna, died Thursday evening, May 20, 2021 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born March 1, 1950 in Gettysburg, she was the daughter of the late Nelson Eugene and Anna Mary (Warren) Fickes. She was the wife of Oscar Monterroso, of Orrtanna, to whom she was married for …

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Obituary: Ira William McClain

Ira William McClain, 91, Fairfield, PA passed away Friday, May 21, 2021 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born October 4, 1929 in Fountaindale, PA the son of the late Lewis and Maybelle Kime McClain. Ira is survived by his wife of 70 years, Annie Stem McClain. Mr. McClain was a member …

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Obituary: Patricia Emlet Moore

Patricia Emlet Moore, age 90, of Gettysburg, PA, died peacefully in York Hospital on Sunday May 23, 2021, after a brief illness. Born May 8, 1931 in Loysville, PA, Pat was a graduate of Gettysburg College ’52, where she met her husband, Carey A Moore. They married New Year’s Eve 1952. Pat had a master’s …

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Obituary: Paul B. Deignan

Paul B. Deignan, 81, of Gettysburg, PA died Sunday morning May 23, 2021 at his home. Born February 6, 1940 in Orange, NJ, he was the son of the late Joseph M. and Catherine T. (Driscoll) Deignan. He was the loving husband of Mary E. (Davis) Deignan to whom he was married to for 58 …

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Obituary: Tracy E. Ruppert

Tracy E. Ruppert, 55,  born June 10, 1965, entered Heaven to embrace her big brother Dale on May 22, 2021 after one final act of service as an organ donor. Tracy was the beloved daughter of Gloria and Mearl Delp of East Berlin and the dedicated partner of Daniel A. Kern of York Springs. Tracy …

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Obituary: John A. Murphy

John Alfred Murphy, 87 of Gettysburg, PA died Thursday, May 20, 2021 at his home in Gettysburg, PA.    Born June 10, 1933 in Rochester, NY, the son of the late Ralph F. Murphy Sr. and Annabelle (Mullen) Murphy. He was married to Joan Mans Murphy of Rochester, NY for 63 years. John was a …

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Obituary: Wilbur H. Waybright

Wilbur H. Waybright, 96 of Gettysburg, PA passed away at The Lorian in Taneytown, MD on Thursday, May 20, 2021. Born September 16, 1924 in Gettysburg, he was the son of the late Howard D. & Bertha M. (Reifsnider) Waybright. Wilbur is survived by his wife of 75 years, Mary Jane (Crabill) Waybright. He was …

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Obituary: Jeremy Arthur Plank

Jeremy Arthur Plank, 29, Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA passed away suddenly on Friday, May 21, 2021 as the result of a motorcycle accident. He was born, January 7, 1992 in Gettysburg, PA the son of Perry L. and Sandra L. Cunningham Plank of Gettysburg, PA. Jeremy was a 2010 graduate of Gettysburg High School and …

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Obituary: Cynthia S. Wood

Cynthia S. Wood, 59, Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, PA passed away quietly on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at her home. Born February 23, 1962 in Rochester, N.Y. the daughter of the late Orion E. Schupp, III and Susan Yensen Schupp of Rochester, NY. Cynthia was predeceased by her husband, Jeffrey John Wood, Sr. Cindy was a …

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Obituary: Aurelia J. Currens

Aurelia J. Currens passed May 17th, 2021 surrounded by her loving family. She joined her husband George C. Currens Jr., who passed in February of 2020, after 71 years of marriage. Aurelia would have celebrated her 95th birthday on June 11th. Aurelia was a life time member of the Greenmount Vol. Fire Company where she …

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Obituary: Betty May Donaldson

Betty May (Miller) Donaldson was born December 28, 1930 to C. Muriel and Frank E Miller near Mummasburg, Pa. She is survived by her sister Eloise Topper (husband Clyde deceased) of Dover, Pa and brother Joseph Miller and wife Geneva of Biglerville, Pa. She married her best friend Guy F. Donaldson on December 7, 1951 …

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Obituary: Grady McCraw

Grady McCraw, 79, of Gettysburg, PA, entered God’s eternal care, Sunday, May 16, 2021, at Legend of Lititz Senior Living, Lititz, PA. Born December 4, 1941 in Edison, TN, he was the son of the late James W. and Daisy (Manis) McCraw.  Grady was the loving husband of the late Lois (Lane) McCraw who died …

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Obituary: Mary L. (Mellinger) Stock

Mary L. (Mellinger) Stock, 94, died Friday, May 7, 2021, at Homewood at Plum Creek.  She was the wife of the late Henry J. Stock, who died December 2, 1998. Mary was born October 10, 1926, in Hopewell Twp., York Co., the daughter of the late James and Florence (Campbell) Mellinger. Mary was a member …

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Obituary: Kenneth G. Bottorf

Kenneth G. Bottorf, 77, Knoxlyn Road, Gettysburg, PA passed away suddenly at his home on Saturday, May 15, 2021. He was born August 10, 1943 in Lock Haven, PA the son of the late Kenneth M. and Frances Husselton Bottorf. Ken is survived by his wife Mary Eckert Bottorf. They would have celebrated their 53rd …

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Obituary: Joyce A. Morrison

Joyce A. Morrison, 77, of Gettysburg, PA, passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 following her courageous fight with pancreatic cancer. Born on February 28, 1944 in Oil City, PA, she was the daughter of the late William J. and Loretta Gilmore Dempsey. Joyce married her high school sweetheart and devoted …

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Obituary: Max Alexander Rufalo

Max Alexander Rufalo, 20, of New Oxford, PA died suddenly, early Saturday morning May 8, 2021 in New Oxford. Born October 5, 2000 in Baltimore, MD he was the son of Keith Rufalo, of Thomasville, PA, and Lisa (Benesch) Rufalo and her husband Scott Reese of New Oxford, PA. Max was a 2018 graduate of …

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Obituary: Carl R. Bruno

Carl R. Bruno, 96, of New Oxford, PA, passed away May 4th, 2021, at his home in New Oxford, PA. Born and raised in Brockway, PA, he was the son of Tony and Elizabeth Bruno.  He is survived by two daughters, Jenni (Vince) Lobaugh, Aspers, PA and Tina (Dave Maxwell) Bruno, Nashua, NH; three sons, …

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Obituary: Ethan Randall Slaybaugh

Ethan Randall Slaybaugh, age 17 of Aspers, passed away Saturday, May 8, 2021 at Hershey Medical Center. He was born Monday, December 29, 2003 in Hanover, the son of Matthew E. and Casey Slaybaugh of Aspers. Ethan attended Biglerville High School and was a member of the Class of 2022. He was a member of …

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Obituary: Carol Ann Knisely

Carol Ann Knisely, 75 of Fairfield, PA passed away on Sunday, May 9, 2021 at The Gettysburg Hospital. Born July 27, 1945 in Imler, Bedford County, PA, she was the daughter of the late Harry & Gladys (Finnegan) Knisely. Carol was a graduate of Juniata College and was a certified nursing home administrator. She served …

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Obituary: Kerry Colleen Sheahan

Kerry Colleen Sheahan, 57 of Gettysburg, PA passed away on Sunday, May 09, 2021 at Johns Hopkins Hospital after a long illness. Born May 16, 1963 in Washington, DC, she was the daughter of H. Patricia (Gladmon) Sheahan of Gettysburg and the late William F. Sheahan, who died in 2002. Kerry was a member of …

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Obituary: Donald Wayne Richmond

CDR Donald Wayne Richmond, USNR RET, 89, Mason Dixon Road, Gettysburg, PA passed away at his home on Tuesday, May 4, 2021. He was born July 15, 1931 in Armstrong, Iowa the son of the late Wayne and Bernice Pruell Richmond. Donald is survived by his wife Marilyn Thompson-Richmond, a son, Timothy W. Richmond of …

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Obituary: Dean W. Murphy

Dean W. Murphy, 89, East Fallowfield, PA passed away suddenly on Thursday, April 29, 2021 at the Gettysburg Hospital. He was born August 23, 1931 in Dillsburg, PA the son of the late Samuel and Rebecca Bentz Murphy. He is survived by his wife, Edwina Beck Murphy. Early in his life, Dean was a bus …

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Obituary: Joseph C. Thresher

Joseph Clinton Thresher of Gardners, PA passed away at his home surrounded by his family on the Feast day of St. Joseph the Worker, May 1, 2021. He was the son of the late Bernard R. Thresher and Ruth G. Daniels. Joseph was one of six children survived only by his brother Bernard Thresher in …

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Obituary: Henry J. Smith

Henry J. Smith, 85, died Monday, May 3, 2021, at The Gardens at Gettysburg.  He was the husband of Gloria J. (Witter) Smith, his wife of 63 years. Henry was born September 23, 1935, in Hamilton Twp., Adams Co., the son of the late Henry W. and Anna B. (Kuhn) Smith. In addition to his …

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Obituary: Henry J. Smith

Henry J. Smith, 85, died Monday, May 3, 2021, at The Gardens at Gettysburg.  He was the husband of Gloria J. (Witter) Smith, his wife of 63 years. Henry was born September 23, 1935, in Hamilton Twp., Adams Co., the son of the late Henry W. and Anna B. (Kuhn) Smith. In addition to his …

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Obituary: Jennifer D. Peres

It is with great sadness that the family of Jennifer D. Peres, 31, announce that she was called home to God on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, passing away at her home. Jennifer was born July 25, 1989, in York, the daughter of Debra A. Landaverde of Hanover. Jennifer is survived by a son, Mikalo A. …

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Obituary: Ross Howard Kircher

Ross H. Kircher, 92, died Thursday April 22, 2021 at the VA Hospital in Lebanon.  A Gettysburg resident since 1973, he was the husband of Kathleen P Kircher for 51 years.  Ross was born January 1, 1929 in Philadelphia PA.  He was the son of Horace S and Jeannette M Kircher, and was also pre-deceased by his sister, …

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Obituary: Barbara A. Gilliam

Barbara A. Gilliam, 80, Gettysburg, PA passed away peacefully Saturday, April 24, 2021 at her home. She was born September 4, 1940 in Elma, NY the daughter of Curtis and Ruth Borchert. Barbara is survived by her husband, Reggie, her beloved children; Laura, Lisa, Dirk and Gordon, a brother, Bob, a sister, Mary Lou and …

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Obituary: Donna L. Flohr

Donna L. Flohr, 59 of Stewartstown, PA formerly of Fairfield, PA passed away at Holy Spirit Hospital on Monday, April 26, 2021. Born February 27, 1962 in Gettysburg, PA, she was the daughter of the late Robert L. & Donna J. (Sadler) Flohr. Donna enjoyed working at the HART Center in New Oxford, PA for …

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Obituary: Catherine A. Boring

Catherine A. “Cass” Boring, 72, of Gettysburg, passed away after a courageous 13-year battle with cancer on Friday, April 23, 2021 at her home. She was the loving wife of George W. Boring; they were together for 55 years and would have celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in September. Born Thursday, January 27, 1949 in Gettysburg, …

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Obituary: Kelly A. (Kimple) Kahn

Kelly A. (Kimple) Kahn, 61 of Orrtanna, PA passed away on Monday, April 19, 2021 at Shippensburg Health Care Center after a long battle with Huntington’s disease. Born October 15, 1959 in Gettysburg, she was the daughter of Donald Kimple of Orrtanna and the late Catherine (Davis) Kimple who died in 2009. Kelly had worked …

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Obituary: Charles Robert Kreitz, Sr.

Charles “Charlie” Robert Kreitz, Sr. of Gettysburg, died April 23, 2021, at SpiriTrust Lutheran Village in Gettysburg, PA. Born December 22, 1931, in Waynesboro, Pa., he was the son of the late Charles T. and Margaret A. (Hoffman) Kreitz. He was the husband of the late Virginia (Wagerman) Krietz who died August 15, 2005. Mr. …

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Obituary: James J. Dillman

James J. Dillman, 97, Port Orange, FL, formerly of Gettysburg, PA, was called home on Monday, April 19, 2021, to be with the Lord and to reunite with his life-long love, Hazel Andrew Dillman, his wife of 67 years. He was born March 1, 1924 in Gettysburg, PA, the son of the late Charles and …

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Obituary: Rebecca A. Schaffner

Rebecca A. Schaffner, 34, Biglerville Road, Gettysburg, PA passed away on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at Lancaster General Hospital. She was born September 8, 1986 in Gettysburg, PA the daughter of Jeffrey L Schaffner and the late Drema McCoy Schaffner. Rebecca was a member of Memorial Baptist Church. She attended Gettysburg High School. She enjoyed …

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Obituary: Harold E. Woerner

Harold E. Woerner, 82, of Gettysburg, passed away Saturday, April 17, 2021 at Transitions Healthcare, Gettysburg.  He was the loving husband of Irene E. (Jacoby) Woerner who died in 2005. He was born November 20, 1938 in Gettysburg, the son of the late Cover W. and Pauline E. (Hager) Woerner. Harold was a lifelong member …

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Obituary: Alton C. Laughman

Alton C. Laughman, 85, died Tuesday, April 13, 2021, at WellSpan York Hospital. Alton was born February 17, 1936, in Hanover, the son of the late Margaret E. (Plank) Brown, and the late Ervin M. Laughman. Alton is survived a son, Darwin J. Laughman and his wife Donna of East Berlin, two daughters, Darcy J. …

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Obituary: Mary ‘Peach’ Bowling

Mary “Peach” N. Bowling, 88, of Gettysburg, PA died Wednesday afternoon, April 14, 2021 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born October 31, 1932 in Fairfield, PA she was the daughter of the late Ralph “Jack” and Hazel (Richardson) Musselman. She was the wife of the late C. Allen Bowling who died May …

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Obituary: Carrie G. “Jenny” Mummert

Carrie Geneva (Jenny) Mummert, 94, New Oxford, died Thursday, April 8, 2021 at Cross Keys Village – Brethren Home Community after a lengthy illness. Born July 30, 1926 in Abbottstown, PA, she was a daughter of the late Harry D. and Mary L. Mummert Cooley. She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 …

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Obituary: David J. Smith

David J. Smith, 65, of York Springs, PA passed away suddenly early Friday morning, April 16, 2021 at the Hanover Hospital. Born December 18, 1955 in Bonneauville, PA he was the son of the late Harold and Janet (Geisler) Smith. He was the husband of Lisa A. (Weaver) Smith, of York Springs to whom he …

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Obituary: Robert Melvin Rosenberry

Robert M. Rosenberry, 74 of Fairfield, PA passed away at The Gettysburg Hospital on Friday, April 16, 2021. Born December 03, 1946 in Gettysburg, he was the youngest child of Raymond & Olive (Gift) Rosenberry. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Virginia A. (Adams) Rosenberry. Robert was a member of the Fairfield …

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Obituary: Tabatha M. Jones

Tabatha M. Jones, 48 of Jacksonville, FL formerly of Gettysburg, PA passed away on Saturday, April 10, 2021 at St. John’s Medical Center, Westlake, Ohio. Born January 10, 1973 in Gettysburg, she was the daughter of Christine E. (Parker) Jones of Orrtanna, PA and the late Articee Jones who died in 2002. Tabatha graduated from …

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Obituary: Betty K. Little

Betty K. Little, 72, of McSherrystown, PA died Monday, April 12, 2021 at the Hanover Hospital. Born May 21, 1948 in Fairfield, PA she was the daughter of the late Paul and Ellen Moritz. Betty was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. Everyone who knew Betty Boop called her “The Gettysburg Times” because she …

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Obituary: Anna M. Riley

Anna M. Riley, 98, of Gettysburg, PA passed away on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at SpiriTrust Lutheran, The Village at Gettysburg. She was born August 15, 1922 the daughter of the late James and Margaret (Miller) Riley. She spent her life on the family farm in the Greenmount area with her parents. She worked as …

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Obituary: Miguel A. Perez

Miguel A. Perez, Sr., 77, Gettysburg, PA passed away at his home on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 surrounded by his family. He was born July 22, 1943 in Vega Alta, Puerto Rico the son of the late Annisetto and Rita Maysonet Perez. Miguel was employed at Adams County Nursery for 52 years. He enjoyed hunting …

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Obituary: Susan J. ‘Susie’ Bowman

Susan J. “Susie” Bowman, 69, Biglerville, PA passed away on Wednesday March 31, 2021 at the Gettysburg Hospital. She was born October 1, 1951 in Greenfield, MA the daughter of the late Donald and Thelma Barry Herzig. Susie is survived by her husband, David M. Bowman and a son, Joseph Dugal of Biglerville, PA. Susan …

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Obituary: Kim L. (Hartlaub) Meckley

Obituary Kim L. (Hartlaub) Meckley, 59, died Sunday, April 4, 2021.  She was the wife of Kenneth D. Meckley, her husband of 16 years. Kim was born June 16, 1961, in Gettysburg, the daughter of the late Charles F. and Betty D. (Bixler) Hartlaub. In addition to her husband Ken, Kim is survived by two …

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Obituary: Nina E. Herring

Nina E. (Sites) Herring, age 86, formerly of Lakeview Drive, Gettysburg, PA, departed this life on March 30, 2021 at 11:30 AM. Mrs. Herring was the wife of the late Fred M. Herring and the daughter of the late John W. and Daisy (Currens) Sites. She was born on May 22, 1934 in the Mt. …

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Obituary: Luther D. Dick, Sr.

Luther D. Dick, Sr., 87, Gettysburg, PA passed away suddenly on Friday, April 2, 2021 at his home. He was born September 20, 1933 in Fairfield, PA the son of the late William and Rosie Richardson Dick. Luther was predeceased by his first wife Lois Dick in 1964 and his second wife, Rita I. Dick …

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Obituary: Mary Y. Dooley

Mary Youngblood Dooley, 76, of Gettysburg and originally from Montrose, Pennsylvania, passed away on Monday, April 5th. She was the daughter of the late Jake and Jerry Youngblood and was born on October 18, 1944, in Binghamton, New York. Mary was a 1966 graduate of West Chester University and taught in both Maryland and Pennsylvania. …

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Obituary: Christopher L. Jones

Christopher L. Jones, 59, of Gettysburg died Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at Wellspan York Hospital. He was the husband of Michelle L. (Ranck) Jones. Chris was born September 14, 1961 in York.  He was the son of the late Eugene F. Jones and the late Marjorie (Szczepan) Myers. Chris was a lifelong member of Emory …

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Obituary: Mary Louise (Bupp) Kepner

Mary Louise (Bupp) Kepner, of Gettysburg, peacefully passed away on Wednesday, March 24, 2021, surrounded by loved ones. She was born April 5, 1933, the daughter of Alvin and Mary (Thomas) Bupp. She was a member of the Gettysburg Church of the Brethren where she volunteered as a Sunday school teacher and in other support …

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Obituary: Janine Synnamon

Janine Synnamon, 69, of Gettysburg, PA passed away on Monday, March 29, 2021 in Gettysburg. She was born August 22, 1951 in Utica, NY, the daughter of the late Irene Bojarski & John Tupaj. Janine is survived by her husband of 46 years, William J. Synnamon, Sr.; her two sons: Brendan M. Synnamon and his …

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Obituary: Rev. William C. Knotts

Rev. William C. Knotts, 70, of Gettysburg, PA died Tuesday morning, March 30, 2021 at the York Hospital. Born May 18, 1950 in Parkersburg, WV, he was the son of the late Lloyd C. and Eleanor L. (Smith) Knotts. He was the husband of Nancy (Bradybaugh) Knotts, of Gettysburg to whom he was married for …

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Obituary: Rodney C. Kint

Rodney C. Kint, 74 of Gettysburg, PA passed away at home on Monday, March 29, 2021. Born in Gettysburg on October 8, 1946, he was the son of the late Dorie & Ruth (Walker) Kint. Rodney is survived by his wife of 52 years, Joan A. (Fleming) Kint. He attended Gettysburg High School and was …

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Obituary: Victor E. Gray

Victor E. Gray, 77, of Gettysburg, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, March 25, 2021 at home. He was the loving husband of Sandra L. Gray; together they shared 41 wonderful years together.   Born Tuesday, August 17, 1943 in Manhattan, NY, he was a son of the late Dr. Arthur A. and …

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Obituary: Elizabeth K. Hahn

  Elizabeth K. Hahn   Elizabeth K. Hahn, 82, of Taneytown, died Wed, March 24, 2021, at her home.  She was the wife of Charles M. Hahn, Jr. for 66 years. Born March 8, 1939 in Frederick, Elizabeth was the daughter of the late J.K. & T. Kathleen (Gillenwater) Shoemaker.  She attended Taneytown High School …

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Obituary: Willa A. Damuth

  Willa A. Damuth   Willa A. Damuth, 83, of Littlestown, died Saturday, March 27, 2021, at her home.  She was the widow of George J. Damuth who died Sept 2, 2005.  Born Oct 25, 1937 in Teterton, WV, Willa was the daughter of the late Willard Ketterman & Helen (Cook) Ketterman Rang.  Willa was …

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Obituary: Zane R. Fox

  Zane R. Fox   Zane R.  Fox, 26, of Littlestown, died Friday, March 26, 2021, at his home.  He was the companion of Jessica A. Small of Littlestown.  Born Jan 14, 1995 in Gettysburg, Zane was the son of Danny & Donna (Hockensmith) Fox of Gettysburg.  Zane was a meat cutter at Stoney Point …

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Obituary: Lawrence W. Muschamp

Lawrence W. Muschamp, 72, of Fairfield, PA died Thursday morning, March 18, 2021 at his home. Born January 28, 1949 in Wiesbaden, Germany he was the son of the late Peter L. and Margaret (Heiman) Muschamp. He was the husband Laura L Scudder, of Fairfield, PA to whom he was married to for 32 years. …

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Obituary: Rosemary Lengacher Stoner

Rosemary Lengacher Stoner, died on Saturday, March 20, 2021 at Cross Keys Village – The Brethren Home Community, New Oxford, PA, where she had lived since July of 2005. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jesse T. and Mabel (Miller) Lengacher; grandparents Eli and Sarah (Brenneman) Miller and Jacob and Barbara (Delagrange) Lengacher; …

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Obituary: Ronald J. Gates

Ronald J. Gates, 74 of Fairfield, PA passed away on Sunday, March 21, 2021 at The Gettysburg Hospital. Born October 31, 1946 in Annapolis, MD, he was the son of the late James L. & Ann R. (Laijti) Gates. Ron is survived by his wife of 47 years, Susan (Reeve) Gates. He retired from the …

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Obituary: Jamie L. Newton

Jamie L. Newton, 82, died Sunday, March 21, 2021 with his family at his side. Born in Atlanta, he was the son of the late Dennis Lee and Jenieve (James) Newton. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Patricia (Weaver) Newton. Jamie graduated from Bloomington, IL, High School in 1957 and served in …

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Obituary: James Nason Mackey

James (Jim) Nason Mackey of Aspers, PA passed away March 12, 2021 at the age of 39. Jim was Born on June 9, 1981 in Oklahoma, the only child of Nicola (Nikki) and Richard (Rich) Mackey; the fourth generation of James’ in the family. Jim grew up on a horse farm in Aspers where he …

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Obituary: Naoma “Cookie” L. Cummings

Naoma “Cookie” L. Cummings, 72, of Gettysburg, PA passed Monday, March 15, 2021 at her daughter and son-in-law’s home, surrounded by her loving family. Born October 9, 1948 in Winchester, VA she was the daughter of the late Chester L. Dinges, Ellen Jane (Golliday) and Glenn Swope. Cookie worked for several years at Sylvania Shoe. …

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Obituary: Everett W. Ladd, Jr.

Everett William Ladd, Jr., 90, passed away at home, with his beloved caregivers and wife constantly by his side, on Tuesday, March 16, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. He will be remembered by friends and family as the quintessential gentleman—kind to everyone, a patient and compassionate listener, a mentor to so many, and a …

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Obituary: Victor J. Elliott, Jr.

Victor J. Elliott, Jr., 70, Arendtsville, PA passed away on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at the Gettysburg Hospital. He was born November 18, 1950 in Pittsburgh, PA the son of the late Victor J. and Ruth Foster Elliott, Sr. Victor was a graduate of Fox Chapel High School in Fox Chapel, PA and attended the …

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Obituary: Edward E. Thomas

Edward E. Thomas, 82, 2636 Emmitsburg Road, Gettysburg, PA passed away Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at Genesis Gettysburg Center. He was born April 29, 1938 in Gettysburg, PA the son of the late David and Martha Carter Thomas. Ed is survived by his wife, Nancy Mickey Thomas. Ed was employed at Eddies Cleaners in Gettysburg …

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Obituary: Nancy I. Luckenbaugh

Nancy I. Luckenbaugh, 84, formerly of Gettysburg, PA passed away on Friday, March 5, 2021 at the Brethren Home Community. She was born March 1, 1937 in Bridgewater, VA, the daughter of Jesse and Catherine Beisecker Landis. She grew up in Cashtown, PA and graduated from Gettysburg High School. Nancy, also a beloved mother, a …

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Obituary: Marie L. Redding

Marie L. Redding, 77, of Biglerville, PA died Friday afternoon, March 5, 2021 at her home with her children by her side. Born April 23, 1943 in Gettysburg, PA she was the daughter of the late Bruce and Viola (Gleim) Coover. She was the wife of the late Thomas L. Redding, who died January 31, …

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Obituary: Tynia Trembow Richardson

Tynia Trembow Richardson, age 79, of Orrtanna, PA. passed away on Monday, March 8, 2021 at Genesis Gettysburg Center. Born July 21, 1941 in Vinnytsya, Ukraine, she was the daughter of the late Apollon Trembow and Irene Trembow Liwaj. Her family survived World War II and arrived in America in 1949. Tynia was a 1960 …

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Obituary: Timothy A. Smith

Timothy A. Smith, 68, died Friday, March 5, 2021, in York. Tim was born September 12, 1952, in York Haven, the son of the late Edwin H. and Betty L. (Toomey) Smith. Tim was a member of Harvest Chapel in Abbottstown Tim is survived by three sons, Timothy A. Smith, II, and his fiancée Janette …

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Obituary: Martha C. Engstler

Martha C. Engstler, 85, Fairfield, PA passed away on Thursday, March 4, 2021 at Paramount Healthcare. She was born October 20, 1935 in Washington, D.C. the daughter of the late Bryan and Jennie Hill Coulter. Martha is survived by her husband, David Zappardino, her first husband, William Engstler passed away in 1986. Martha was a …

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Obituary: Barry J. Argento

Barry J. Argento, 89, of Orrtanna, PA died Friday morning, March 5, 2021 at his home. Born February 14, 1932 in Worcester, Massachusetts, he was the son of the late Nicholas and Gertrude (Barry) Argento. He was the husband of the late Marjorie C. (Osborne) Argento who died February 19, 2015. Mr. Argento earned his …

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Obituary: Dean Stephen Rockwood

Dean Stephen (Rocky) Rockwood passed away on Saturday, February 27, 2021 at home in Elizabethtown, PA, surrounded by his family. He was in Hospice Care after a lengthy illness. He was born December 10, 1946, in Philadelphia, Pa. to Dean Spencer Rockwood and Ruth (Culbertson) O’Neill. He is survived by his mother, Ruth (Culbertson) O’Neill …

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Obituary: Mary T. Crockett

Mary Trumbower Crockett, 95, of Gettysburg, PA, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend, departed this life peacefully at home surrounded by family on February 28, 2021. Mary was born to William and Ione Trumbower in Caroline, NY and grew up in Sweet Valley, PA where she developed her love for reading and learning that …

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Obituary: Richard N. Redding

Richard N. Redding, 94, of Gettysburg, PA died Monday evening, March 1, 2021 at Genesis Gettysburg Center. Born August 26, 1926 in Gettysburg he was the son of the late Edward and Margaret (Althoff) Redding. He was the husband of the late Jane A. (Felix) Redding who died January 4, 2021, they were married for …

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Obituary: “Mr. Ed” Edwin Lee Gotwalt

This, too, shall pass. That’s the sentiment the ever-optimistic “Mister Ed” Edwin Lee Gotwalt, 84, would pass on to anyone grieving his loss on Friday, February 26, 2021, of natural causes. The date also marks his 54th wedding anniversary to his treasured wife, Patricia Gotwalt, and the 46th anniversary of the founding of his famed …

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Obituary: Clarence W. Wooters, Jr.

Clarence W. Wooters, Jr, 64, died Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital.  He was the beloved husband of Alicia K. (Hartzell) Wooters, his wife of 44 years. Clarence was born June 29, 1956, in Hanover, the son of the late Clarence W. and Henrietta (Dell) Wooters, Sr. Clarence was a member of St. …

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Obituary: John W. James, Jr.

John W. James, Jr., 40, Thurmont, MD passed away on Sunday, February 21, 2021 at his home. John was born May 16, 1980 in Gettysburg, PA the son of the late John W. James, Sr. and Joyce Jones James Menefee of Goodview, VA. In addition to his mother, John is survived by his step-father, Jack …

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Obituary: Robert Luther Bittick

Robert Luther Bittick, Jr., 77, of Gettysburg, PA died Monday morning, February 22, 2021at his home. Born January 28, 1944 in Eagle Pass, TX he was the son of the late Robert L. and Sarah (Cheatum) Bittick, Sr. He was the life-long partner of William A. Bixler, of Gettysburg, PA to whom he has been …

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Obituary: Theodore L. Robinson

Theodore L. Robinson, 78 of Biglerville, PA died suddenly at his home on Monday, February 22, 2021. Born in Dade City, FL on December 24, 1942, he was the son of Albenia Knight of Richmond, VA. Theodore was predeceased by his wife, Carrie Mae (Bell) Robinson who died in 2013. Theodore was a veteran of …

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Obituary: Marilyn Kay Cole

Marilyn Kay Cole, 87, of Orrtanna, PA passed away Saturday, February 20, 2021 at her daughter’s home in Hummelstown, PA surrounded by her family. She was in Hospice Care after a lengthy illness. Marilyn was born June 16, 1933 in Canton, Ohio the daughter of the late Jesse and Florence (Etterman) Spear. She is survived …

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Obituary: Calvin James Gilbert

Calvin James Gilbert, Sr., 86, 0f Orrtanna, passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 18, 2021 at Wellspan Gettysburg Hospital.  He was the loving husband of Delores Mae (Weaver) Gilbert, Orrtanna.  Together they shared 68 years of marriage. He was born July 24, 1934 in Etters, the son of the late Daniel Winters and Mary Elizabeth …

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Obituary: Arlene V. Miller

Arlene V. Miller Arlene V. Miller, 95, of Hanover, went home to be with her Lord on Valentine’s Day, Feb 14, 2021, from her home. She was the loving wife of the late Leroy J Miller. Born March 26, 1925 in Hanover, Arlene was the daughter of the late Levi & Alice (Messersmith) Thoman. She …

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Obituary: Betty Jean King

Betty Jean King Betty Jean King, 69, of Hanover, died Monday, Feb 15, 2021, at her home. Born Feb 21, 1951 in Gettysburg, Betty Jean was the daughter of the late Gordon R. & Edna E. (Brown) King. She was a 1969 Littlestown High School graduate and was retired from Snyder’s of Hanover in their …

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Obituary: Betty Jane Shelly

Betty Jane Shelly Betty Jane Shelly, 87, of Littlestown, died Sunday, Feb 14, 2021 at her home. She was the wife of the late Emmert O. Shelly, Jr. who died June 30, 2009. Born May 12, 1933 in Taneytown, Betty was the daughter of the late Jesse Albert & Emma Jane (Bowers) Sauerwein. She was …

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Obituary: Roselyn A. Shreve

Roselyn A. Shreve, 68, of Fairfield, PA died Wednesday morning, February 18, 2021 at the Gettysburg Hospital. Born April 16, 1952 in Gettysburg, Pa she was the daughter of the late Nelson and Anna (Warren) Fickes. Roselyn retired from Knouse Foods in 2018 after 26 years of service. In her free time she enjoyed spending …

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Obituary: Julaine T. Ayers

Julaine T. Ayers, 74, of Fairfield, PA died Saturday morning, February 13, 2021 at the Gettysburg Hospital. Born January 4, 1947 in Danville, IL she was the daughter of the late James R. and Marjorie M. (Mills) Tucker. She was the wife of Timothy R. Ayers, of Fairfield, PA to whom she was married for …

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Obituary: Ralph Garman Kent, Jr.

Ralph Garman Kent, Jr. of Gettysburg, PA died suddenly on Sunday, February 14, 2021 at the Gettysburg Hospital. He was born April 16, 1950 in Johnstown, PA the son of the late Ralph Garman Kent, Sr. and Priscilla (Goebert) Kent. Ralph is survived by his spouse, Donna Kent, a beloved son, Garman Kent and his …

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Obituary: Ralph L. Keilholtz, Jr.

Ralph L. Keilholtz, Jr. 70 of Fairfield, PA died suddenly on Sunday, February 14, 2021 at his home. Born in Gettysburg, PA on December 16, 1950, he was the son of the late Ralph L. & Frances Marie (Baker) Keilholtz. Ralph is survived by his wife of 37 years, Charlene (Dunnavan) Keilholtz. He was a …

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Obituary: Robert M. Allen

Robert M. Allen, 83, of Mechanicsburg, PA died Monday afternoon, February 8, 2021 at his home. Born June 8, 1937 in Jersey City, NJ he was the son of the late John and Anna Allen. Robert graduated from St. Peter’s University, he got a job at Westinghouse and worked there until he was transferred to …

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Obituary: Harold L. Borror

Harold L. Borror, 66 of Gettysburg, PA formerly of Chambersburg, PA passed away on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at The Gettysburg Hospital. Born in Chambersburg on January 13, 1955, he was the son of Louise V. (McClure) Michaels of Chambersburg and the late Harold L. Borror, Sr. Harold is survived by his wife of twenty …

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Obituary: Betty Lois Armstrong

Betty Lois Armstrong, 87, of Gettysburg, passed peacefully on Sunday, February 7, 2021 at Transitions Healthcare, Gettysburg.  She was the loving wife of Gerald Carl Armstrong who passed away September 26, 1988. She was born June 9, 1933 in Minneola, Florida, the daughter of the late William Ace and Bessie Laura (Newman) Barnhill. Betty was …

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Obituary: Helen M. (King) Nell

Obituary Helen M. (King) Nell, 89, passed Sunday, February 7, 2021, at Columbia Cottage in Hanover.  She was the wife of the late Harry B. Nell, her husband of 68 years, who passed July 5, 2020. Helen was born August 12, 1931, in York Co., the daughter of the late Harvey and Edith E. (Renoll) …

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Obituary: Thomas Ray Bender

Thomas R. Bender, 76, originally of Sharpsburg, Maryland on Saturday morning, January 30, 2021 entered into his heavenly home. Born November 26, 1944 he was the son of the late Jacob Edward Bender, Sr. and Minnie M. (Kidwiler) Bender. He was the husband of Launa V. (Moats) Bender to whom he was married for 50 …

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Obituary: Carroll B. Smith, Jr.

Carroll B. Smith, Jr., 84, of Fairfield, PA died Monday evening, February 1, 2021 at the Gettysburg Hospital. Born May 12, 1936 in Hagerstown, Maryland, he was the son of the late Carroll B. Smith, Sr. and Katherine Mentzer. He was the husband of the late Carol (Kline) Smith who died in 2009. Carroll was …

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Obituary: Marcella L. Mathis

Marcella L. Mathis, 18 of New Oxford, PA passed away on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at the York Hospital. Born July 26, 2002 in Gettysburg, PA, she is survived by her “Mama Bear”, Melissa Syester and was the daughter of Terrick Ace Mathis of New Oxford, PA and the late Valerie Ann Harper. Marcella graduated …

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Obituary: Anna Marie Peterson

Anna Marie Peterson, Taneytown Road, Gettysburg, PA passed away on Thursday, February 4, 2021 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born August 25, 1967 in Kansas City, KS the daughter of the late Richard W. Barger and Virginia Barefield Barger of Kansas. Anna was a former member of the First Baptist Church …

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Obituary: Robert M. “Bob” Reed

Robert M. Reed (Bob), formerly of Gettysburg went to be with the Lord on Thursday, January 28, 2021 on his 87th birthday surrounded by his children. Robert passed after a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s Disease and short battle of CoVid 19. Robert was born on January 28, 1934 to Walter and Reba Reed in Huntingdon, …

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Obituary: Kevin P. Kipe

Kevin P. Kipe, 60, of Sabillasville, MD died Sunday morning, January 31, 2021 at his home. Born October 18, 1960 in Fairfield, PA he was the son of Shirley Mae (Stottlemyer) Kipe, of Fairfield, PA and the late Raymond P. Kipe. He was the husband of Terry L. (Shaner) Kipe, of Sabillasville, MD to whom …

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Obituary: Donald Holly Fortnum

Dr. Donald Holly Fortnum, 88, Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus, Gettysburg College, died Tuesday, February 2, 2021, at Gettysburg Hospital with his family by his side. Born April 2, 1932, Don was the son of the late Niels and Ruth (Holly) Fortnum. Growing up in Berlin, WI, next to his family-owned machine shop and automobile dealership …

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Obituary: Carl L. Wilt

Carl L. Wilt, 78, passed away on Friday, January 22, 2021, at Shippensburg Health Care Center.  He was the husband of Sandra L. (Bechtel) Wilt, his wife of 60 years. Carl was born October 23, 1942, in East Berlin, the son of the late Sadie M. (Linebaugh) Wilt. Carl was a member of St. John’s …

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Obituary: Lawrence E. “Larry” Shrader

Lawrence E. “Larry” Shrader, 74, died Sunday, January 24, 2021, at his home.  He was the husband of Glenda G. (Hoke) Shrader, his wife of 49 years. Larry was born July 25, 1946, in Hanover, the son of the late William H. and Dorothy A. (Bevenour) Shrader. Larry was a 1965 graduate of Delone Catholic …

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Obituary: Joseph J. Senter

Joseph Jerome Senter, 58, died peacefully on January 27th, after a long battle with cancer, at his residence in Niceville, FL. Joe was born on May 24th, 1962 in Hanover, PA.  He was a father, husband, brother, and son.  Joe leaves behind his loving and caring wife, Suphaphon (Aom) Senter and daughter, Angelica Senter at …

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Obituary: Arlene Lawver

Arlene (Kime) Lawver, 96, of Gettysburg, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at SpiriTrust Lutheran The Village at Gettysburg. She was the loving wife of the late John D. Lawver, Sr who passed away February 1, 1998; together they shared 52 years of marriage. Born Saturday, February 23, 1924 in Gettysburg, she was …

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Obituary: Walter William Ferchland

Walter William Ferchland, 91, of Gettysburg, PA, died, Monday, January 25, 2021 at the Gardens of Gettysburg. Walter was born in Brooklyn, New York on May 13, 1928. He was the oldest son of Walter and Mary Railly Ferchland and the last survivor of their three children. Walter often said the joy of his life …

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Obituary: Eunice M. (Miller) Boden

Eunice M. Boden, 84, died Thursday, January 21, 2021, at Providence Place in Chambersburg after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s Disease. She was the wife of The Reverend Douglas Y. Boden, her husband of 62 years. Born October 11, 1936, in Selinsgrove, she was the daughter of the late Roy E. Miller and Carrie (Walter) …

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Obituary: Clyde S. DeHoff, Jr.

Clyde S. DeHoff, Jr. passed peacefully into the Eternal Church surrounded by his family on Monday, January 25, 2021. He was the dear husband of Alicia (Simpson) DeHoff, his wife of 40 years. Born in New Windsor, MD May 29, 1930, the son of Clyde S., Sr. and Mae DeHoff, Clyde grew up in Catonsville, …

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Obituary: Jeffrey Russell Holcomb

It is with a heavy heart that his family announces the death of their beloved Jeffrey Russell Holcomb. He passed away quietly and peacefully on January 26, 2021 due to complications of a congenital heart disease. A recent resident of Biglerville, Pennsylvania, Jeff was born on September 6, 1956 in Baltimore, Maryland and grew up …

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Obituary: Winnie Mae Chester

Winnie Mae Chester (nee Icard) of Fairfield, PA entered God’s eternal care January 28, 2021 She is reunited in heaven with her late husband, Marvin W Chester, Sr. and daughter Lorainne I Chester. Winnie leaves behind, a daughter W. Lynn Smith (Robert), daughter Jennifer M Suite, and son Marvin W (Chet) Chester Jr (Hillary) 9 …

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Obituary: Nicholas S. Vendetti

Nicholas Stewert Vendetti, 69, passed away Wednesday, January 20, 2021, at Transitions Healthcare in Gettysburg. Born April 17, 1951, in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Michael F., Sr., and Maye V. (Davis) Vendetti. Nicholas was a special soul. Born with a learning disability during a different period, he wasn’t afforded a normal …

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Obituary: Doris M. Mallette

Doris M. Mallette, 84, Gettysburg, PA passed away Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born February 22, 1936 in Fairfield, PA the daughter of the late T. Sterling “Dutch” and Ethel Houck Stultz. Doris is survived by her husband of 65 years, Robert C. Mallette, Sr. Doris was …

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Obituary: Frederick D. Rice

Frederick D. Rice, 76, 801 Myerstown Road, Gardners, PA passed away on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at his home. He was born November 6, 1944 in Carlisle, PA the son of the late Harold and Loretta Group Rice. Mr. Rice is survived by his wife, Carrie Lichty Rice. Fred was a lifelong fruit farmer on …

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Obituary: Peter D. Thompson

Peter D. Thompson, 63, Gettysburg, PA passed away Thursday, January 21, 2021 at Hershey Medical Center after a brief illness. He was born February 24, 1957 in Passaic, NJ the son of the late James and Evelyn Scott Thompson. Peter graduated from Central High School and Altoona Vo-Tech in Martinsburg, PA in 1976. He then …

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Obituary: Everett G. Shover

Everett G. Shover, 91, of Gettysburg, passed away peacefully on Friday, January 15, 2021 at SpiriTrust Lutheran, The Village at Gettysburg. He was the companion of the late Luella Sterner. Born April 29, 1929 in Waynesboro, he was a son of the late Lawrence W. and Ruth E. (Leather) Shover. Mr. Shover graduated from Delta …

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Obituary: Richard Lee Ruggiero

Richard Lee Ruggiero, 77 of Bethany, WV passed away on Monday, January 18, 2021 at Somerford House in Hagerstown, MD. Born January 8, 1944 in Pittsburgh, PA, he was the son of the late Pasquale & Florinda (Tonet) Ruggiero. Richard was a man of old school values who believed in hard work, his Catholic faith, …

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Obituary: James F. Few, Sr.

James F. Few, Sr., 64, Knoxlyn Road, Gettysburg, PA passed away on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at the Gettysburg Hospital. He was born January 5, 1957 in Frederick, MD the son of the late Richard Few Sr. and Georgette Donnelly Few Jim owned and operated his own roofing company, Jim’s Roofing for many years. He …

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Obituary: The Rev. Jay E. Zimmerman

The Rev. Jay E. Zimmerman, 68, of Gettysburg, PA entered into eternal life on Wednesday afternoon, January 13, 2021 at Gettysburg Hospital. Born June 8, 1952 in Philipsburg, PA, he was the son of the late Rev. Dr. Elwood and Dolores (Johnson) Zimmerman. He was the husband of Linda P. (Meals) Zimmerman, of Gettysburg, to …

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Obituary: Frank J. Zech

Frank J Zech, commonly known as Buddy, 66, of 262 East Middle St., Gettysburg, passed away at home on Friday, January 15th. He moved here in 1997, was a Union reenactor with the 83rd PA, loved music and animals, and played the drums. He was employed at various jobs in Gettysburg. Frank was the only …

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Obituary: Philip L. Black

Philip L. Black, 62, 1587 Shrivers Corner Road, Gettysburg, PA passed away at his home on Friday, January 15, 2021. He was born March 11, 1958 in Gettysburg, PA, the son of Alma Rinehart Black and the late Ray Black of Gettysburg, PA. Philip was a 1976 graduate of Biglerville High School. He began his …

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Obituary: Edna V. Misner

Edna V. Misner, 71, Bullfrog Road, Gettysburg passed away on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at Gettysburg Center. She was born July 3, 1949 in Gettysburg, PA the daughter of the late Keller E. and Anna Mae Ohler Misner. Edna is survived by her sister, Mary Knox of Gettysburg, PA. Edna graduated from Emmitsburg High School. …

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Obituary: Helen P. Wenk

Helen P. Wenk, 97, passed away January 8, 2021 at Homewood at Plum Creek. She was the widow of Kenneth G. Wenk and daughter of the late Carrie and Roy S. Peters. She is survived by two daughters, Carole Rebert and Sandra Flynn, one son, R. Scott Wenk, eight grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. Burial …

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Obituary: Evelyn “June” Anske

Evelyn “June” Anske, 87, Fairfield PA entered into God’s eternal care Saturday, January 9, 2021 at Quincy Village Parker House. She was born June 18, 1933 in Richmond, VA the daughter of the late Leslie and Lenorah Paul Mozingo. Her first husband, William R. Fox passed away in 2007 in Lake Wales, FL, where they …

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Obituary: Mary Louise Shelleman

Mary Louise Fridinger Shelleman, 93, of Aspers, PA died Sunday morning, January 10, 2021 at the Gettysburg Center. Born May 8, 1927 in Gettysburg, PA she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Mary (Moser) Fridinger. She was the wife of the late Edgar L. Shelleman, Sr. who died February 26, 2004. Mrs. Shelleman …

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Obituary: Mary Josephine Smith

Mary Josephine (Rexroth) Smith, 76, Church Road, Orrtanna, PA passed away on Monday, January 11, 2021 at the Gettysburg Hospital. She was born January 11, 1945 in Adams County, PA the daughter of the late Marlyn and Rose Scott Rexroth. Mary is survived by her husband of 56 years, Garland Joseph Smith. Mrs. Smith was …

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Obituary: Rosemarie “Posie” Zimmer

Rosemarie “Posie” Zimmer, 86, formerly of Gettysburg, PA passed away at The Chambersburg Hospital on Monday, January 11, 2021. Born in Johnstown, PA on February 28, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Rudy & Helen (McKernan) Amershak. Posie was predeceased by her husband, Edward P. Zimmer, Jr. who died in 2019. She was …

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Obituary and Tribute: Shirley C. Spence

● Worked at Lutheran Home and Gettysburg National Bank ● Enjoyed crocheting, knitting, and puzzles ● Survived by son, daughter, grandchildren and great grandchilden Shirley C. Spence, age 83, of Arendtsville, passed away Thursday, January 7, 2021 at Gettysburg Hospital. She was born Thursday, May 6, 1937 in Gettysburg, the daughter of the late Chester …

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Obituary and Tribute: Shippensburg University Psychology Professor C. George Boeree

● Remembered for his courtesy and kindness. ● Loved playing music, reading and researching ● Survived by three daughters and a loving wife Dr. C. George Boeree, age 68, of Shippensburg, passed away peacefully Tuesday, January 5, 2021, surrounded by family at home. Born in the Netherlands, George immigrated to the United States in 1956 …

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Obituary: Ethel “Gidget” Howard

Ethel V. “Gidget” Howard, 55, of Gettysburg, PA passed away suddenly, January 3, 2021. Born June 26, 1965 in Gettysburg, PA Ethel was the daughter of the late Gladys V. (Minor) Howard and Lawrence E. Hill. Ethel is survived by her four children, Terry Lee Sistrunk, Jr. and his wife Jazmine, of Hanover, PA, Derrick …

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Obituary: Connie L. Reamer

Connie L. Reamer, 77 of Orrtanna, PA passed away on Tuesday, January 5, 2021. Born February 24, 1943 in Gettysburg, she was the daughter of the late Paul N. & Emma C. (Herring) Myers, Sr. Connie was a 1961 graduate of Fairfield High School. She worked for many years as a secretary at Heiges Masonry …

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Obituary: Katherine L. Ambrose

Katherine L. Ambrose, 90, of Gettysburg, PA died Tuesday morning, January 5, 2021 at the Gettysburg Hospital. Born August 21, 1930 in Waynesboro, PA she was the daughter of the late Samuel D. and Vincentia (Adams) Brewer. She was the wife of the late Ira R. Ambrose who died in 2009. Mrs. Ambrose attended school …

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Obituary: Jane A. Redding

Jane A. (Felix) Redding, 92 of Gettysburg, PA passed away at Genesis – Gettysburg Center on Monday, January 4, 2021. Born October 23, 1928 in Gettysburg, she was the daughter of the late Ray & Eleanor (Sanders) Felix. Jane is survived by her husband of 73 years, Richard N. Redding. She was a lifelong member …

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Obituary: Wayne F. Fissel

Wayne F. Fissel, 80, Orrtanna, PA who passed away on Monday, January 4, 2021 at Transitions Healthcare, Gettysburg, PA. He was born July 29, 1940 the son of the late Claude F. and Annabel Schindledecker Fissel. He was predeceased by his wife, Barbara Miller Fissel. Wayne was a member of Mountain Top Ministries in Orrtanna, …

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Obituary: Kathryn R. Morehead

Kathryn R. Morehead Kathryn R. “Kas” Morehead, 96, formerly of Littlestown, died Wednesday, Dec 30, at The Brethren Home, New Oxford. She was the wife of the late John W. Morehead who died Nov 9, 2007. Born October 20, 1924 in Hanover,… For the complete obituary, please click here.

Obituary: Joyce Gillispie

Joyce Gillispie formerly of Fairfield, PA was born Joyce Ann Matheny, in Green Bank WV, on April 3, 1944. She and her three siblings were raised by their grandparents. She married Julian Gillispie in 1963 and due to his military service she lived in France for a few years, then Alaska, then took care of …

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Obituary: James “Jim” Larmer

James A. “Jim” Larmer, 78, of Fairfield, PA died Tuesday afternoon, December 29, 2020 at his home in Fairfield. Born December 15, 1942 in Whitesburg, TN he was the son of the late Andrew and Ella (Mayo) Larmer. Jim was a Veteran of the United States Air Force serving in Vietnam. After the service he …

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Obituary: Joan Ditzler

Joan Ditzler 92, Biglerville PA, went to be with the lord and rejoin her loved ones in heaven on December 30th. For many years, she was lovingly cared for by the 3 youngest daughters, Mary Joan and Barbara as caregivers and Cindy, a regular visitor, always within calling distance, willing and available to help. She …