• Arlene Eby, 93, co-founded Blainsport Mennonite Church

    Arlene M. Eby, 93, formerly of Blainsport, passed away after a brief illness Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at Landis Homes where she lived for the past 16 years.She was born on Aug. 5, 1917 in Elm. Her...

    • Posted May 11, 2011
    • 0
  • Fay Dietrich, 74, Dutch Maid worker

    Fay M. Dietrich, 74, of Cumru Township, passed away Saturday, May 7, 2011 at the Reading Hospital and Medical Center surrounded by her loving family following a courageous battle with cancer.Born in Ephrata, she was the daughter...

    • Posted May 11, 2011
    • 0
  • Marie Knauer, accomplished seamstress

    Marie H. (Zimmerman) Knauer, 82, of Ephrata, went to rest in the arms of Jesus at her home Wednesday, May 4, 2011.She was born in Lancaster County, a daughter of the late William F. and Sallie (Horting)...

    • Posted May 11, 2011
    • 0
  • Craig Geibel Jr., 37, former resident

    Craig A. Geibel Jr., 37, of Sabinsville, formerly of Lancaster County, entered into rest unexpectedly at The Sacred Heart Medical Center in Springfield, Ore. Tuesday, May 3, 2011.He was born in Ephrata, a son of Beverly A....

    • Posted May 11, 2011
    • 0
  • Clayton Martin, 71, truck driver

    Clayton N. Martin, 71, of Lebanon, entered into the arms of Jesus at his daughter's home in Pine Grove Saturday, May 7, 2011.He was born in Clay Township, a son of the late Christian S. and Anna...

    • Posted May 11, 2011
    • 0
  • Karl Ramm, railroad assoc. president, BRC manager

    Karl F. Ramm, 77, of Ephrata, died at Ephrata Community Hospital Monday, March 28, 2011.He was born in Wyomissing, a son of the late Alfred Ramm. He was the husband of Phoebe J. (Trego) Ramm, with whom...

    • Posted May 11, 2011
    • 0
  • Margaret Martin, 88, Denver

    Margaret H. Martin, 88, of Denver, entered into rest at Hospice of Lancaster County in Mount Joy Tuesday, May 3, 2011.She was born in Ephrata, a daughter of the late Foster O. and Emma H. (Horst) Lauver....

    • Posted May 11, 2011
    • 0
  • Victor Shimp, 86, butcher, WWII sgt.

    Victor Shimp, 86, of Denver, died Monday, May 2, 2011 at Phoenixville Hospital.Born in Reinholds, he was a son of the late Samuel and Ida (Keith) Shimp. He was the husband of Jean L. (Sprecher) Shimp, who...

    • Posted May 11, 2011
    • 0
  • Ervin Rutt, 78, retired farmer,45-year auto auction worker

    Ervin Burkholder Rutt, 78, of Manheim, entered into rest at Lancaster General Hospital Saturday, April 2, 2011 after a massive stroke.He was born in East Cocalico Township, a son of the late John N. and Lydia Burkholder...

    • Posted May 11, 2011
    • 0
  • June Bezler, 90, WWII nurse, active community volunteer

    E. June Bezler, 90, of Adamstown, died Friday, May 6, 2011 at Phoebe-Berks Retirement Village in Wernersville following complications from a hip fracture.Born in East Petersburg, she was a daughter of the late Samuel S. and Ada...

    • Posted May 11, 2011
    • 0