• James L. Naumann Jr., salesman, B-Fit mentor

    James L. "Jim" Naumann, Jr., 42, of Denver, passed away Friday, March 23, 2012 at Ephrata Community Hospital.Born in Baltimore, he was the son of James L. Naumann Sr. of Sarasota, Fla., and Mary Lee (Hartzell) Nauman...

    • Posted March 28, 2012
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  • Kenneth Moyer, Korean War veteran, HR manager

    Ken Moyer, 78, of Carlisle, passed away Wednesday, March 21, 2012 in Harrisburg Hospital.The son of Harold E. and Nora H. Moyer, he was born April 11, 1933 in Lancaster.He was a retired human resource manager for...

    • Posted March 28, 2012
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  • Russell McQuate, 90, WWII veteran, carpenter

    Russell E. McQuate, 90, of Leola, died Monday, March 26, 2012 at Ephrata Manor.He was preceded in death by his wife, Charlotte I. (Diem) McQuate in 2008. Born in Elizabeth Township, he was the son of the...

    • Posted March 28, 2012
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  • Kathleen Margerum, 58, teacher’s aide

    Kathleen Marie Margerum, 58, of West Hempfield Township, died Friday, March 23, 2012 in Harrisburg Hospital.Born in Trenton, N.J., she was a daughter of Minnie (Reid) Hallock, of Columbia, formerly of Bowmansville, and the late Leonard E....

    • Posted March 28, 2012
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  • Paul Kachel, 79, Korean War vet, VFW commander

    Paul H. Kachel, 79, of Adamstown, passed away peacefully at home under Hospice care Sunday, March 25, 2012.He was born in Denver to the late Leroy H. and Esther M. (Remp) Kachel and was the husband of...

    • Posted March 28, 2012
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  • Sylvia Breneman, 99, USAF observer, auxiliary leader

    Sylvia Hamlin Breneman, 99, of Ephrata, passed away on Sunday, March 25, 2012 at Golden Living Nursing Center, Reading.She was born in Akron to the late Rufus and Bertha (Ravegum) Hamlin. She was the wife of the...

    • Posted March 28, 2012
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  • Deaths of local interest

    Erwin G. Martin, 94, formerly of Terre Hill, died Sunday, March 25, 2012 at Fairmount Homes. He served as deacon for 34 years, was in civilian public service in Grottoes, Va., was a sewing machine mechanic and...

    • Posted March 28, 2012
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  • C. Robert Zimmerman, vet, long-time fireman, lineman

    C. Robert "Zim" Zimmerman, 84, of Wernersville, formerly of Ephrata, passed away Saturday, March 17, 2012 at Reading Hospital.His wife, the late E. Jane Zimmerman, passed away April 3, 2007. Born in Ephrata, Mr. Zimmerman was the...

    • Posted March 22, 2012
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  • Blanche Weber, 91, Akron Elementary, VFW worker

    Blanche Lucille Weber, 91, of Lititz, entered peacefully into eternity Monday, March 12, 2012 at Pleasant View Retirement Community in Manheim.Born in Ephrata, she was the daughter of the late Harvey 'Pete' and Mary (Gassert) Mentzer. She...

    • Posted March 22, 2012
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  • Matthew Weaver, printer,outdoorsman, tied flies

    Matthew L. Weaver, age 51, passed away suddenly Monday, March 12, 2012 at home.Born in Lancaster, Matt was the son of Alice Faye (Weaver) Roney and Lee Weaver.Until his health declined, Matt had translated a lifelong passion...

    • Posted March 22, 2012
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