Ronald F. “Chub” Rice, age 87, of Biglerville, passed away peacefully Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, at his home. He was born July 16, 1933, in Butler Township, Adams County, the son of the late Ralph E. and Margaret A. (Cluck) Rice.
Loretta A. “Peg” Smith, age 87, passed away on Friday, Oct. 23, 2020 at Hanover Hospital. She was the loving wife of John W. “Lut” Smith; together they shared over 67 years of marriage.
Thomas A. Leonard, 90, of Hanover, entered into eternal care on Friday, Oct. 23, 2020 at Columbia Cottage, Hanover. He was the husband of Jeane L. (Good) Leonard to whom he shared 66 years of marriage.
Raymond E. Hartzel (Eddie), age 73, of Biglerville, passed away Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, at Gettysburg Hospital. He was born March 27, 1947, in Butler Township, Adams County, as the son of the late Guy H. and Thelma G. (Routzahn) Hartzel.
Florence “Flo” N. Smith, age 86, of Gettysburg, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, at Gettysburg Hospital. She was born Sunday, July 22, 1934, in Fairfield, the daughter of the late Harry L. Sr. and Margaret J. (Strausbaugh) Patterson.
Jason T. Maddox, 34, of Centre Hall, Pa., died Oct. 17, 2020, after a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer. He kept his battle private but showed immense grace and courage in the face of terrible odds. Now finally at rest, those of us who loved him hold him close in our hearts and cherish …
Mary C. McClintock, age 94, passed away on Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, at the Brethren Home in New Oxford. She was the loving wife of the late Charles McClintock who passed away in 1975.
Shirley W. (Leake) Roth, 76, died Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, at Homewood at Plum Creek. She was the wife of the late Lester “Jim” Roth, her husband of 41 years, who died June 12, 2003.
Mazie Elizabeth Keefer, 96, of Gettysburg, passed away on Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, at the Gettysburg Hospital. She was born Sept. 14, 1924, in Orrtanna, the daughter of the late Cleon A. and Viola M. (Herring) Nary. She was predeceased by her husband, Theodore (Ted) Calvin Keefer, who died Jul…
Marie I. Collins Shanebrook, 82, went to be with her Loving Savior Jesus Christ, Monday morning, Oct. 19, 2020, at her daughter’s home in Littlestown. She died peacefully with her loving family by her side, after a long and courageous battle with Alzheimer’s Dementia.
David A. Joswick, 69, of Gettysburg, passed away suddenly on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, at The Gettysburg Hospital. Born July 15, 1951, in Grand Rapids, Mich., he was the son of the late Walter A. and Gloria E. (Hoffer) Joswick.
Dewey L. Bower Jr., age 94, of Biglerville, passed away Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, at his home in Biglerville. He was born Aug. 7, 1926, in Roanoke, Virginia, the oldest son and one of the seven children of the late Dewey L. and Clara N. (Stevens) Bower.
Hammond Maurice Geyer of Herndon, Virginia, passed away on Oct. 12, 2020, at the age of 78. He was surrounded by his beloved family who remained at his side throughout the last weeks of his battle with pancreatic cancer.
Freda Lennon, nee Shearer, nee Hineson was born in Whitworth, England. Fiercely independent, quietly tenacious, and more than a little adventurous, she moved to Paris as a young woman where she met an American soldier. They fell in love, married, and moved stateside where they had a boy and …
Dr. John Roland Winkelmann, professor emeritus of biology at Gettysburg College, died peacefully on Tuesday, Oct. 13 surrounded by his family. Born Aug. 2, 1931, in Champaign-Urbana, Ill., he was the son of the late Attorney Roland E. Winkelmann and Gail Gaunt Winkelmann.
Elmer G. “Jack” Miller Jr., 90, passed away at home Friday, Oct. 9, 2020. He was the husband of the late Jane Louise ((Witherow) Miller, married on June 12, 1954, his wife of 51 years, who died on June 1, 2005.
Gregory Jerome Orndorff, age 76, was born the seventh of seven children to Mary (Hawn) and Lawrence Orndorff Sr. on May 8, 1944, and gained his angel wings on Oct.7, 2020, after a fiercely fought battle with prostate cancer.
Ruth Franklin Warner Neiderer, 94, of Littlestown, died Friday, Oct. 9, at UPMC Hanover Hospital. Ruth was the widow of Elmer Warner who died in 1970 and Ramon Neiderer who died in 1984. She was also predeceased by her longtime friend, Floyd Bull, in 2015.
Freddie C. Showers, 78, passed at his home surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. He was the husband of Ruth Anna (Stambaugh) Showers, his wife of 60 years. Freddie was born Oct. 23, 1941, in Gettysburg, the son of the late Charles R. and Alice (Black) Showers.
Donna A. Walter, age 66, of Aspers, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, in Gettysburg. She was born Oct. 16, 1953, in Washington, D.C., the daughter of the late Donald and Bonnie (Arrowood) Mawyer.
J. Richard “Dick” Sharrah, 82, quietly passed from this world on Oct. 4, 2020. During the last two years he was a guest at Homewood at Plum Creek, Hanover, Pa. Born on Sept. 5, 1938, and resided his entire life in Cashtown. He was the oldest child of John and Nellie E. Clup Sharrah.
Kenneth V. Diveley, age 87, of Cashtown, and Palatka, Fla., passed away Friday, Oct. 2, 2020, at York Hospital. He was born Nov. 9, 1932, in Gettysburg, the son of the late Victor B. and Naomi L. (Cutshall) Diveley.
Donald J. Smith, 70, passed peacefully at his home, surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020. He was the husband of Elizabeth A. “Betty” (Topper) Smith, his wife of 50 years.
Linda R. Riegel, 71, of Littlestown, died Saturday, Oct. 3, at Genesis Health Care, Gettysburg. Linda was the widow of Teddy I. Riegel who died March 31, 2007. Born Oct. 31, 1948 in Gettysburg, she was the daughter of the late Raymond D. Pittenturf and Oneida V. (Humbert) Pittenturf Kepner. …
Dr. Nanette Hatzes was born April 27, 1952 in Washington, D.C. She left this earthly plane on Oct. 2, 2020, the same day as her mother, Maylou Hatzes. Only those two could pull off a stunt like that. Nanette was a beloved artistic creative powerhouse, known by many locally as the mother of “…
Glenna E. Walde, age 90, of Arendtsville, passed away peacefully Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020, at Transitions Health Care in Gettysburg. She was born Jan. 1, 1930, in McKnightstown, the daughter of the late Orlis and Dora (Showers) Pyles.
Michael L. Armstrong (Big Mike), age 38, of Gettysburg, passed away suddenly Monday, Sept. 28, 2020, at his home. He was born June 26, 1982, in Hanover, Pa., the son of Oswald and Janice (Brantley) Armstrong.
Harriet L. Decker, 75, of Hanover, entered into God’s eternal care on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, at WellSpan York Hospital. She was the wife of Charles L. “Bud” Decker with whom she shared 57 years of marriage.
We mourn the loss of a national treasure as Command Sgt. Maj. (CSM) Parry Leonard Baer, devoted and loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, soldier, and cattle farmer, died on the morning of Sept. 13, 2020. Parry passed away peacefully on his picturesque farm in Gettysburg, in the comp…