• Jonathan P. Ziesemer, 26, Cedar Knob, R&R worker

    Jonathan P. "Jon" Ziesemer, 26, of Manheim, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Oct. 26, at his home.

    He was born in Ephrata to Anthony and Barbara Ann (Mellinger) Ziesemer of Lititz.

    Jon worked for Cedar Knob Construction, Bowmansville, and previously...

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  • Joan R. Summers, 81, owned ceramic shop

    Joan R. Summers, 81, of Akron, formerly of Fivepointville, died Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013 at her home.Born in Voganville, she was the daughter of the late Moses and Agnes (Conrad) Martin. Her husband, Lloyd G. Summers, Jr.,...

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  • Alexander Sitar, 51, bank manager, ELANCO school board member, volunteer

    Alexander David Sitar, 51, of Denver, died unexpectedly at his home Friday, Oct. 25, 2013.Born in Ogdensburg, N.Y., he was the son of the late Stephen and Loretta (Bennett) Sitar. He was married 30 years on April...

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  • Joann Schlegel, worked at Doneckers, Dutchmaid, Ephrata Lioness member

    Joann L. Schlegel, 79, formerly of Ephrata, died Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, in Denver Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Stevens, following a lengthy battle with multiple sclerosis.

    Born in Adamstown, a daughter of the late Pierce and Ada (Hoshour)...

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  • Selmer W. Redcay, 86, Korean War U.S Army vet

    Selmer W. Redcay, 86, of Coudersport, formerly of Denver, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013 at Cole Memorial Hospital.He was born Aug. 6, 1927, in Lancaster County, son of John and Emma Weitzel Redcay. On Nov. 4,...

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  • Tanya A. Mazakas, 37, U.S. Army, food scientist

    Tanya A. Mazakas, 37, of Lancaster, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, at her residence.She was born in Ephrata to Paul and Mary (Laudeman) Mazakas.Tanya worked as a food scientist for Campbell's Soup. She attended Ephrata...

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  • Doris Martzall, administ. secretary, doll collector

    Doris Louise Martzall, 74, of Lancaster, passed away Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, at Brethren Village.She was born in Ephrata to the late Nathan and Naomi (Wampler) Martzall.Doris was a member of the Middle Creek Church of the...

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  • Glenn Martin, 52, active in the Pa. Farm Bureau

    Glenn E. Martin, 52, McVeytown (Mifflin County), died Friday, Oct. 25, 2013 at his home.Born April 6, 1961 in Ephrata, he was a son of Vera (Eberly) Martin Zimmerman of Stevens, and the late Aaron Martin. He...

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  • John Joseph Lewis, 81, vet, retired letter carrier

    John Joseph "Jack" Lewis, 81, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, at his Ephrata home.

    He was born in West Philadelphia on March 15, 1932, to the late John and Marion Lewis. John was predeceased by a...

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  • Hiltrud Kepple, 84, retiree of Keystone Knit Wear

    Hiltrud O. (Weigand) Kepple, 84, of Denver, passed away Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, at Ephrata Community Hospital.She was born in Offenbach, West Germany, daughter to the late Joseph and Martha Wiegand.She was a member of Indiantown Mennonite...

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