• John L. Zerbe Jr., 57, Denver resident, loving father

    John L. Zerbe Jr., 57, of Denver, entered into eternal rest in the arms of his beloved wife, Janet (nee Wolovoich) Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013.

    John was the loving father of Angela Shertzer (Lamar), Shane J. Zerbe and...

    • Posted August 21, 2013
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  • Raymond A. Withers, 53, worked for family business

    Raymond A. Withers, 53, formerly of Reamstown, died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, in ManorCare West Reading.He was under nursing care since a fall at home several years ago. Born in Ephrata, a son of the late Arlan...

    • Posted August 21, 2013
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  • Howard Weidman, 83, Akron, Hoffman Ind. retiree

    Howard Weidman, 83, of Akron, passed away Saturday, Aug. 17, at Maple Farm, Akron.He was born in Akron to the late Harry and Ella Mae (Weidman) Weidman and was the husband of Rachel (Petersheim) Weidman, with whom...

    • Posted August 21, 2013
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  • Nhia Long Thao, 87, Royal Lao Army vet, carpenter

    Nhia Long Thao, 87, of Mohnton, died Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, in ManorCare West Reading.Born in Xieng Khouang, Laos, he was a son of the late Chong Lo Thao and a veteran of the Royal Lao Army....

    • Posted August 21, 2013
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  • Irvin Showalter, 90, WWII vet, Excelsior Brass moulder

    Irvin Showalter, 90, of Stevens, formerly of Ephrata, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, at the Denver Health & Rehabilitation Center.He was born in Sinking Spring to the late Adam and Carrie (Wenrich) Showalter and was the...

    • Posted August 21, 2013
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  • Robert R. Royer, 87, Lititz, tool & die maker

    Robert R. Royer, 87, of Lititz, passed away Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, at Lancaster General Hospital.He was born in Akron to the late Willis and Elsie (Gockley) Royer and was the husband of Edith D. (Rabold) Royer...

    • Posted August 21, 2013
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  • Royce A. Ochs, 65, worked for Haines & Kibblehouse

    Royce A. Ochs, 65, Adamstown, died Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, in an auto accident in Berks County on his way to work.Born in Ephrata, a son of the late Luke B. and Elva V. (Coldren) Ochs, he...

    • Posted August 21, 2013
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  • Emily Nicholas, active Reformed Presbyterian member

    Emily Vyvienne Elizabeth Martin Nicholas, 83, of Lititz, died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, surrounded by loved ones.Born March 11, 1930, in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Emily grew up in the Chicago area, where she trained as a registered...

    • Posted August 21, 2013
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  • Open air market offers food, fun

    Ephrata's monthly downtown open air market is slated to be open this Saturday, Aug. 17 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Whistle Stop Plaza near the corner of...

    • Posted August 14, 2013
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  • Gone but never forgotten Friends rally to remember, honor 2013 EHS graduate Dakota Schnettler

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    STAFF REPORT The Ephrata Review

    , Staff Writer [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="188" caption="Friends came out Sunday to Roland Park in Akron for an impromptu car cruise to raise money for the family of Dakota Schnettler, who passed...

    • Posted August 14, 2013
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