Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

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Ray Eugene Millhimes, 77, of Hanover, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 17, at the Pappus House in York.

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Beverly “Bev” A. Kline, age 72, of Lewes, Delaware, passed away Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, at UPMC Carlisle Hospital. She was born Nov. 18, 1948, in Gardners, the daughter of the late George and Janet May.

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Everett G. Shover, 91, of Gettysburg, passed away peacefully on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, at SpiriTrust Lutheran, The Village at Gettysburg. He was the companion of the late Luella Sterner.

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Barbara Jean “BJ” Wilkinson, age 74, of Brunswick, Ga., passed in her sleep Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, at Hospice of the Golden Isles in Brunswick.

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Ralph D. Spence, age 88, of Arendtsville, passed away Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, at Transitions Health Care in Gettysburg. He was born Thursday, May 26, 1932, in Orrtanna, the son of the late James E. and Gladys V. (Kime) Spence.

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Frank J. Zech, commonly known as Buddy, 66, of 262 E. Middle St., Gettysburg, passed away at home on Friday, Jan. 15.

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Lorraine F. Brosius went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Jan. 1, 2021, due to kidney failure. She was 84 years old.

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Kenneth Eugene Startzman, 70, of Fairfield, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, at his home, with his family by his side.

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Mary S. “Strat” Lawrence, 93, of McSherrystown, entered into God’s eternal care on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021. She was the wife of Leon B. “Pepper” Lawrence who died June 23, 2020.

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Ricky L. Peck, age 61, of New Oxford, passed away Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, at Gettysburg Hospital. He was born Thursday, July 2, 1959, in Carlisle, the son of Virginia ( McDilda) Winters of Mt. Holly Springs and the late Andrew Peck.

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Barbara VanBrakle Weedon, 86, a long-time resident of Emmitsburg, Maryland, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, at Laurel Lakes Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Chambersburg, Pa.

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Lamar M. Kaltreider, 75, died Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, at his home. He was the husband of Wanda K. (Stough) Kaltreider, his wife of 44 years.

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Philip L. Black, 62, 1587 Shrivers Corner Road, Gettysburg, passed away at his home on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021.

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Dianne M. Giampietro, “Miss Dianne”, age 75, of Spring Grove, passed away at home, on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. She was the life partner and best friend of Claire L. Wentz for over 40 years.

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Grace R. (Nickey) Ruppert, 83, died Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, at the Gardens at Gettysburg. She was the wife of the late Ray E. Ruppert, who died July 24, 2005

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Dennis Eugene Bitzel, 67, of Littlestown, died on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021 at Carroll Hospice Dove House in Westminster, Md. Born Sept. 14, 1953 in Hanover, he was the son of the late William Levine Bitzel and the late Betty Jane (Hollinger) Mikesell. He was the devoted husband of Sheryl “She…

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The Rev. Jay E. Zimmerman, 68, of Gettysburg, entered into eternal life on Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 13, 2021, at Gettysburg Hospital.

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William L. “Bill” McDonnell Sr., 95, of Frederick County, Va., passed away Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, at Winchester Medical Center.

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Rev. Jay E. Zimmerman, 68, of Gettysburg, died Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 13, 2021, at the Gettysburg Hospital.

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R. Douglas “Doug” Knox, 88, of Carlisle, passed away on Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, at UPMC Pinnacle Carlisle. He was born on Jan. 16, 1932, in Baltimore, Md., and was raised in Gettysburg, the son of the late Francis I. Knox Jr. and Mary (McSherry) Knox.

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Harry “Mike” Meixell, 92, of Gettysburg, died Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, at SpiriTrust Lutheran Home, Gettysburg.

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Edward B. Calhoun, 95, of Chambersburg, Pa., passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, at SpiriTrust Lutheran Home, Chambersburg.

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Cynthia A. (Kohler) Linebaugh, 69, entered into God’s eternal care on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, at her home. She was the wife of Thomas E. Linebaugh, her husband of 52 years.

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Jane T. Taylor, age 92, of Biglerville, passed peacefully Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, at her home. She was born Friday, Nov. 23, 1928, on a farm near New Windsor, Md., the daughter of the late Edwin W. and Henrietta A. (Snader) Talbott.

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Evelyn “June” Anske, 87, Fairfield, entered into God’s eternal care Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, at Quincy Village Parker House.

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Beatrice May (Benner) Harness, 104, passed away on Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, at Morning Glory Personal Care Home in Littlestown.

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

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Marsha Marion Carruthers (Mills), was born on Jan. 20, 1944, in Philadelphia, Pa., and was raised on a beautiful farm in New Bethlehem, Pa., with her parents, James and Geraldine Mills (Huffman), and six siblings, Christina (Deedee), Gerrie, Gloria, Mary, Jamie, and James (Jim). Marsha loved…

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Donald E. Knox, whom many knew instead as “Don” or “Donnie” and who passed away at Gettysburg Hospital on Jan. 5 from complications from Covid-19, would probably not have wanted to be remembered as someone who died of a deadly pandemic that terrorized the globe.

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Kenneth (Ken) Lee Stambaugh, age 88, of Littlestown, passed away Friday, Jan. 1, 2021, at his home with family by his side.

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Kay Ann Hertz, 82, of Gettysburg, entered God’s eternal care, Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, at home with her loving family by her side.

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Annette M. Stahler, age 61, of New Oxford, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, at Gettysburg Hospital. She was born Sunday, June 14, 1959, in Harrisburg, the daughter of the late Kenneth E. Stahler Sr. and the late Barbara (Boyce) Guarino.

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Mary E. Weidner, 79, of Gardners, entered eternal life on Jan. 9, 2021, at Manor Care Nursing and Rehab Center in Carlisle.

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Frank Rittenhouse Gourley, 80, of New Oxford, passed away on Jan. 10, 2021 holding the hand of his beloved wife of 40 years, Lavania.

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Ruth W. Boehner, 83, of Gettysburg, entered God’s eternal care, Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, at SpiriTrust Lutheran, the Village at Gettysburg with her sons splitting time by her side.

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Dolores M. (Eyler) Wivell, 85, of Thurmont, Md., died peacefully surrounded by her loving and devoted family on Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, at Gettysburg Hospital.

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Rosemarie “Posie” Zimmer, 86, formerly of Gettysburg, passed away at The Chambersburg Hospital on Monday, Jan. 11, 2021.

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Mr. Walter Thomas Mills, 80, of Thurmont, Md., passed away Jan. 9, 2021, at Frederick Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. He was the husband of Laurie Mills, his wife of 27 years.

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Carol J. (Blackwell) Byers, 81, died Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, at her home.

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Bruce G. Hill, former vice president and electrician of Gettysburg Construction Company died peacefully in Virginia on Jan. 6, 2021, at the age of 67.

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William David Emanuel, 60, of Franklintown, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, at his home.

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Helen P. Wenk, 97, passed away Jan. 8, 2021, at Homewood at Plum Creek.

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Anna (Marge) Beard Davis, age 97, passed away Dec. 24, 2020, at New Horizon Assisted Living in Inverness, Fla. She was the wife of the late Ronald W. Davis, her husband of 50 years.

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Shirley C. Spence, age 83, of Arendtsville, passed away Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, at Gettysburg Hospital. She was born Thursday, May 6, 1937, in Gettysburg, the daughter of the late Chester S. and Vallie S. (Adams) Cashman.

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Robert E. “Bob” Strausbaugh, 86, of Hanover, Pa., formerly of Gettysburg, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, at his home surrounded by his family and friends after a short battle with Myelodysplastic Syndrome.

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Carolyn Y. (McNair) Joyner, of Littlestown, a beloved wife, mother, homemaker and faithful church member, was called home Jan. 8, 2021. She was 84.

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During the evening of Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, G. Richard Reaver, age 88, of Gettysburg, passed from this life at his home. Born Jan. 8, 1932, he was the son of the late C. Glenn Reaver and Laura Ethel Shriver Reaver.

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John L. Grable Sr., age 80, went home to be with his Lord on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, at Highlands Care Center in Laporte.

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George E. Myers Sr., 88, died Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, at his home. He was the husband of the late Doris J. (Parker) Myers, who died Nov. 1, 1987.

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Connie L. Reamer, 77, of Orrtanna, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021. Born Feb. 24, 1943, in Gettysburg, she was the daughter of the late Paul N. and Emma C. (Herring) Myers Sr.

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Bruce G. Hill, 67, formerly of Gettysburg, died Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, at The Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center in Fredericksburg, Va.

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Joan Workley Beard, 77, of Hanover, Pa., passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, at the Columbia Cottage of Hanover, Pa.

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E. Nadine (Rodgers) Nace, 93, died Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, at Brethren Village in Lititz. She was the wife of the late William K. Nace, who died Oct. 6, 2001.

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Ronald F. Heiser, age 71, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021, at Hanover Hospital from complications due to COVID-19.

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Merle A. Wagner, age 80, passed away on Jan. 3, 2021, at Hanover Hospital and entered in God’s eternal hands. He was the loving husband of Clara J. (Kibler) Wagner, who passed away in September of 2020.

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Katherine L. Ambrose, 90, of Gettysburg, died Tuesday morning, Jan. 5, 2021, at the Gettysburg Hospital.

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Robert H. Gilbert, age 74, of Gettysburg, passed away Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, at his home. He was born Wednesday, April 17, 1946, in Gettysburg, the son of the late John R. and Janice M. (Raffensperger) Gilbert.

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Richard E. “Dick” Shaffer, 96, of Gettysburg, passed away into the loving hands of Jesus on Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021.

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Suzanne Leppo White, 83, of Orrtanna, formerly of Emmitsburg, Md., died on Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, at Gettysburg Hospital.

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Viola L. Legore, 85, of Bonneauville, entered God’s eternal care, Friday, Jan. 1, 2021, at UPMC Pinnacle – Hanover, with her loving family by her side.

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Mary Josephine Miller, 90, of Hanover, Pa., entered God’s eternal care Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, at Columbia Cottage with her loving family by her side.

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Wayne F. Fissel, 80, of Orrtanna, passed away on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, at Transitions Healthcare, Gettysburg.

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Jane A. (Felix) Redding, 92, of Gettysburg, passed away at Genesis — Gettysburg Center on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021.

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Elaine C. Leppo, 71, of Littlestown, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021, at her home. She was the companion of Ronald Dehoff.

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Betty A. (Sadler) Clouser, 73, died Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021, at Hanover Hall. She was the wife of Gary L. Clouser, her husband of 43 years.

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Waybright Revere “Bud” Thomas, age 96, passed away on Jan. 1, 2021. He was born on July 1, 1924 in Brooklyn, New York, and was the youngest of three children born to the late Guy and Eva Rice Thomas. He spent most of his life in Biglerville.

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Sylvia R. (Wagaman) Krichten, age 94, passed away at Cross Keys Village/The Brethren Home Community in New Oxford on Dec. 30, 2020. She was the loving wife of the late Leo J. Krichten, who passed away in 2009.

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Susan L. (Johns) Harris, 61, died Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021, at Genesis Healthcare Gettysburg Center.

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Dorothy L. Sibrel, 85, Gettysburg, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020 at the Gettysburg Hospital.

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Stanley K. Aldinger, age 96, of York Springs, passed away Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020, at Hanover Hospital.

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Grace A. Ernst, 101, of Hanover, entered into God’s eternal care on Monday, Dec. 28, 2020, at SpiriTrust Lutheran Village, Utz Terrace. She was the wife of Joseph H. Ernst who passed away on Aug. 5, 2005.

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Edna R. (McDannell) Showers, 80, of Orrtanna, passed away Wednesday, Dec.30, 2020, at home with her family by her side. She was the loving wife of Barry L. Showers who died Dec. 27, 2020.

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Donald S. Austin Jr., 65, of Carlisle, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020, at UPMC Carlisle with his loving wife by his side.

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Sandra W. Bell, 70, Gettysburg, died Friday, Dec. 25, 2020 at Transitions Healthcare.

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Loretta L. (Harman) Groft, 75, died Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020, at UPMC Hanover Hospital. She was the wife of Gene F. Groft, her husband of 54 years.

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Joyce Gillispie, formerly of Fairfield, was born Joyce Ann Matheny, in Green Bank, West Virginia, on April 3, 1944.

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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 Oct. 20, 1924 in Hanover, Kas was the daughter of the late John L. and Jennie M. (Walters) Rebert. She a…

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Joan Ditzler, 92, of Biglerville went to be with the Lord and rejoin her loved ones in heaven on Dec. 30. For many years, she was lovingly cared for by the three youngest daughters, Mary Joan and Barbara as caregivers and Cindy, a regular visitor, always within calling distance, willing and …

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James A. “Jim” Larmer, 78, of Fairfield, died Tuesday afternoon, Dec. 29, 2020 at his home in Fairfield.

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Donald “Don” Keith McCauslin, age 78, of Biglerville, passed away Monday, Dec. 28, 2020 at Transitions Health Care in Gettysburg. He was born Jan. 23, 1942 in Gettysburg, the son of the late Dale and Gladys M. (Knouse) McCauslin.

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Deborah Lynn Gladhill, 70 years old of Fairfield, Pennsylvania, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, at her home.

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Mike Phipps left his family and friends on Dec. 17, 2020, at the Halifax Medical Center in Daytona Beach, Florida, from complications of a stroke. He was born on April 12, 1957 and was the son of George “Jerry” Phipps and the late Ruth Lowe Phipps.

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Barbara M. Angstadt, age 83, of Gettysburg, passed away Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020 at Doey’s House in Hagerstown. She was born Monday, Oct. 4, 1937 in Aspers the daughter of the late John and Ruth (Little) MacBeth.

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Barbara Lynn Hubley, age 64, of Gettysburg, passed away Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020 at York Hospital. She was born March 2, 1956 in Baltimore, the daughter of Victor and Ruby (Peaks) Martin.

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Robert L. “Bob” “Opossum” Flohr Sr. of Gettysburg passed away at home on Friday, Dec. 25, 2020.

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Barry Showers, 80, of Orrtanna, passed away Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, at home with his family by his side. He was the loving husband of Edna Regina (McDannell) Showers, Orrtanna. Together they shared 41 years of marriage.

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Robert “Bob” E. Taylor, age 89, passed away Christmas morning, Friday, Dec. 25, 2020 surrounded by his family at his residence in Aspers. He was born Oct. 23, 1931 in Menallen Township, Adams County, the son of the late Richard A. and Vida I. (Thomas) Taylor.

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Donald “Don” Edward Mays, 78, left this world suddenly Friday, Dec. 25, 2020 at his home in Biglerville. Heaven’s gates opened wide as he went into the arms of our Lord and Savior. He now joins his wife, Arlene, who passed May, 3 2012. They shared 43 years of marriage. Leaving behind their d…

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Theresa M Strausbaugh, 92, of Hanover, formerly of McSherrystown, died Friday, Dec. 25, 2020 at Hanover Hall. Born on March 18, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Nellie and Paul Kaehler Sr.

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David R. Sheller, age 83, of Gettysburg, passed away Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020. He was born Sept. 22, 1937 in Carlisle, the son of the late Ray and Mary (Buffington) Sheller.

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Evers Edward Keplinger, Sr., 78, of New Oxford, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Dec. 24, 2020 at The Brethren Home, New Oxford. He was the loving husband of Rita V. (Smith) Keplinger. Together, they shared over 59 years of marriage.

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Lottie V. Seaman, 87, of Gettysburg passed away on Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020 at SpiriTrust Lutheran the Village at Gettysburg.

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Deloris E. Schrader, 81, of Boiling Springs, died Sunday morning, Dec. 27, at UPMC Carlisle Hospital. She was the wife of Francis H. Schrader of Boiling Springs for 51 years. Born July 3, 1939 in Carlisle, Deloris was the daughter of the late Emerson and Ethel (Brown) Miller. She had been em…

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Edna E. Wantz, 91, of Gettysburg died Saturday, Dec. 26, at Transitions Health Care, Gettysburg. Born Sept 8, 1929 in Carroll County, Md., Edna was the daughter of the late Addison and Esta (Kindig) Mikesell. She was a machine operator for Sonoco Products of Hanover.

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F. Geraldine “Geri” Bushey, 99, formerly of Arendtsville, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020 at SpiriTrust in Gettysburg.

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Thomas C. Hockensmith, 84, died Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, at his home. He was the husband of Anita L. (Rickrode) Hockensmith, his wife of 56 years.

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Nancy L. Chronister, 84, of Gettysburg, passed away peacefully on Friday, Dec. 25, 2020 at Transitions Healthcare Gettysburg.

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Francis I. Hall, 95 of Orrtanna, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 24, 2020 at his home.

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Francis I. Hall, 95, of Orrtanna, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 24, 2020, at his home.

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Donald E. “Pap” Myers, age 80, of Bendersville, passed away Thursday, Dec. 24, 2020, at Paramount Nursing and Rehab in Fayetteville.

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Joann M. Musselman, age 82, of Gettysburg, went to be with her Savior Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020, at Gettysburg Hospital with her children by her side.

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William (Bill) H. Vitelli, age 68, formerly of Gettysburg, died Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020, at ManorCare Health in Chambersburg, Pa. Born in Oakhurst, N.J., on Feb. 5, 1952, Bill is survived by his sister Helene Ajello and preceded in death by parents William and Rita Vitelli.

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Robert W. King, 85, died Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020, at The Brethren Home Community. He was the husband of Daryl M. (Toot) King, his wife of 66 years.

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Marian Beth Anne (Pente) Matthews, cherished wife of the late John W. Matthews, and beloved daughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. Angelo P. Pente (Naomi J. Coscia), left this world to dance in heaven for an eternity with her husband and soul mate.

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Brenda S. Bezanson, 66, of Littlestown, died Tuesday, Dec 22., at her home. She was the wife of Gary E. Bezanson of Littlestown for 25 years.

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Robert H. Lawrence, age 87, passed away on Dec. 21, 2020, at Transitions Healthcare of Gettysburg. He was the loving husband of the late Nancy (Strasbaugh) Lawrence.

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Charles E. Fitzwater Jr., 77, of Gettysburg, died Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020, at the Waynesboro Hospital.

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Dorothy E. Bollinger, 99, of Hanover, died Tuesday, Dec. 22, at the home of her daughter, Barbara Garrett. She was the wife of the late Ralph F. Bollinger who died in 2000.

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David Alan Metz, 64, 101 W. Main St., Fairfield, passed away suddenly on Monday, Dec. 21, 2020, at his home.

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Janet Marie (Edwards) Hall, formerly of the Gettysburg area, born Dec. 11, 1945, went to be with the Lord on Dec. 10, 2020. She is survived by her husband, R. Dennis Hall, who was holding her hand; son Matthew T. (Liana) Hall of Evergreen, Clo.; son R. Zachary (Luciana) Hall of Boise, Idaho;…