• John Zimmerman, farmer, had 129 great-grandchildren

    John A. Zimmerman, 90, of Ephrata, formerly of New Holland, died Friday, Feb. 17, 2012 at Fairmount Homes of natural causes.Born in Earl Township, he was the son of the late Martin and Susanna (Burkholder) Zimmerman. His...

    • Posted February 22, 2012
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  • Ernest Yeakel, Akron, 90, Sensenig Roofing retiree

    Ernest H. Yeakel, 90, of Akron, formerly of Stevens, passed away Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012 at Maple Farm Nursing Center.He was born in West Cocalico Township to the late Franklin and Amma (Hartranft) Yeakel, and was the...

    • Posted February 22, 2012
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  • Nellie Whitcraft, 80, EM resident, homemaker

    Nellie A. Whitcraft, 80, died unexpectedly Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012 at Lancaster General Hospital.Born in Circleville, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late John N. and Mildred M. (Karr) Crago. Formerly of New Holland, at the...

    • Posted February 22, 2012
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  • Robert J. Stein Sr., Sheetz supervisor, National Guard

    Robert J. Stein Sr., 62, of Lititz, passed away Friday, Feb. 17, 2012 at Hershey Medical Center, Derry Township, Dauphin County.He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., to the late William and Mildred (Flanagan) Stein and was the...

    • Posted February 22, 2012
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  • Floyd Stacks, 64, EARS worker, Special Olympian

    Floyd A. Stacks, 64, of Reinholds, passed away Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012 at Reading Hospital after a lengthy illness.Floyd was the son of the late Sefus A. and Mary M. (Connell) Stacks.Floyd was employed at Ephrata Area...

    • Posted February 22, 2012
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  • Rev. Robert Smethers Jr., Albright retiree, minister

    Rev. Robert S. Smethers Jr. died Friday, Feb. 17, 2012. He was 96 years old and lived at Luther Acres retirement community in Lititz.His beloved wife of 69 years, Muriel C. Smethers, preceded him in death on...

    • Posted February 22, 2012
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  • Robert Shirk, 88, Trojan Boat retiree

    Robert I. Shirk, 88, of Akron, formerly of Terre Hill, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012 at Ephrata Hospital while with his daughter.Robert joins his wife of 65 years, Elizabeth (Shilling). Born in New Holland, he was...

    • Posted February 22, 2012
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  • Dorothy Martin, Yorktowneworker, taught Sunday school

    Dorothy M. Martin, 86, Ephrata, died Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012 in Denver Nursing Home, Stevens, where she was a guest since November.Born in Richland, Lebanon County, she was a daughter of the late Joel J. and Marianne...

    • Posted February 22, 2012
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  • Miriam Lausch, Moyer worker

    Miriam M. Lausch, 94, of Ephrata, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012 at Ephrata Manor.Born in Ephrata, she was the daughter of the late Elmer L. and Katie (Steffy) Adams. She was the wife of the late...

    • Posted February 22, 2012
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