• Remington Ryde at Fivepointville Fire Hall

    An evening of bluegrass music will be held Jan. 4 at the Fivepointville Fire Hall, Route 897, in Fivepointville. From central Pennsylvania comes one of the hottest regional bands in bluegrass – Remington Ryde. Remington Ryde was...

    • Posted December 18, 2013
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  • Deaths of local interest

    S. Jeanette “Nettie” Germer, 93, formerly of Mount Joy, passed away Dec. 11 at Masonic Village, Elizabethtown. She retired after 23 years of school nursing in 1982, serving at all the Donegal elementary schools. Nettie was one...

    • Posted December 18, 2013
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  • Thomas H. Showalter, 62, artist, retired art teacher

    Thomas H. Showalter, 62, of Carlisle, passed away Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013, at Hershey Medical Center. He was born in Ephrata to the late Henry and Althea (Raihl) Showalter and was the husband of Sandra (Long) Showalter....

    • Posted December 18, 2013
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  • Rufus Martin, 92, farmer, was married 71 years

    Rufus G. Martin, 92, of Ephrata, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, at his residence. He was born in Ephrata to the late Solomon and Susanna (Groff) Martin and was the husband of Bertha M. (Rissler) Martin...

    • Posted December 18, 2013
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  • Peter W. Fredrickson, avid golfer, counselor, coach, Army veteran

    Peter Wahl Fredrickson, 67, of Denver, died Friday, Dec. 13, 2013 at home, having lost his battle with kidney cancer. Peter was the son of the late Evald T. (Gil) Fredrickson and the late Isabel Mentzer Mead....

    • Posted December 18, 2013
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  • Bonita Burkholder, 62, Ephrata, DMV employee, rod and gun club member

    Bonita L. Burkholder, 62, of Ephrata, died peacefully Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013 at the Ephrata Community Hospital. Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of Anna M. Witmer of Lititz and the late Jason E. Bair. Her...

    • Posted December 18, 2013
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  • Elaine D. Grumbling, 63, enjoyed camping, fishing

    Elaine D. Grumbling, 63, of Ephrata, passed away Tuesday, Dec.10, 2013, at her residence. She enjoyed camping and fishing. Elaine is survived by her companion: James Root of Ephrata and a brother: Kenneth of New Orleans, La....

    • Posted December 18, 2013
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  • Glen J. Yoder, 65, Pastor of Akron’s Oasis Fellowship

    Glen J. Yoder, 65, of Mountville, passed away Monday, Dec. 2, 2013 at Lancaster General Hospital. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Ellen (Mast) Yoder. Born in Goshen, Ind., he was the son of...

    • Posted December 18, 2013
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  • Clyde Wingenroth, retired truck driver, cabinet maker

    Clyde E. Wingenroth, 89, of Stevens, and formerly of Reinholds, passed away Friday, Dec. 13, 2013 at the Ephrata Community Hospital. He was the husband of the late Ruth (Showalter) Wingenroth, who passed away Nov. 25, 1995....

    • Posted December 18, 2013
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  • Anna Mae Voth, 96, wills deputy, worked at MCC, volunteer, piano player

    Anna Mae (Gross) Voth died Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013 at the age of 96. She was born Feb. 2, 1917 to the late Laura (Bishop) and Melvin Gross. She was raised in Buck County and graduated from...

    • Posted December 18, 2013
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