• Pauline W. Martin, 86, of Narvon, was homemaker

    Pauline W. Martin, 86, of Mast Road, Narvon, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013 at her home after a brief illness. Born in East Earl, she was the daughter of the late Henry M. and Lucy (Weber) Martin....

    • Posted December 11, 2013
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  • Julia N. Shirk, 90, former teacher, PSU football fan

    Julia N. Shirk, 90, of Oatfield Drive, Denver, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at Ephrata Manor following a brief illness. Born in Terre Hill, she was the daughter of the late Ivan and Mate (Clime) Newpher. She...

    • Posted December 11, 2013
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  • Deaths of Local Interest

    Stanford F. Cox, 87, died suddenly at his home in Lancaster, on Nov. 29, 2013. Stan was a WWII vet. He was a 32nd degree Mason and member and past master of Ephrata Lodge 665, F &...

    • Posted December 11, 2013
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  • Mildred W. Nolt High, 90, Victor F. Weaver worker

    Mildred W. Nolt High, 90, of Ephrata, formerly of Bowmansville and New Holland, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013 of natural causes at Fairmount Homes. Born in Blue Ball, she was the daughter of the late David G....

    • Posted December 11, 2013
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  • Mark A. Hess, 52, Sauder Eggs worker, outdoorsman

    Mark A. Hess, 52, of Ephrata passed away at his residence on Dec. 7, 2013. Formerly of Lititz, he is the son of Helen Smith Hess of Lititz and the late Kenneth G. Hess. An avid hiker,...

    • Posted December 11, 2013
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  • Verna V. Hufford, 96, Terry Mfg. worker, volunteer

    Verna V. Hufford, 96, of Lititz, passed away Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013 at Luther Care. Born in Brownstown, she was the daughter of the late Bertha and Christian Harnish and was the wife of the late Clarence...

    • Posted December 11, 2013
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  • Kathryn ‘Betty’ Schonour, Cinderella, EASD worker

    Kathryn E. “Betty” Schonour, 73, of Ephrata, died Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, at 2:04 p.m. at Hospice in Mount Joy following a six-year battle with colon cancer. Born in Warwick Township, a daughter of the late Christian...

    • Posted December 11, 2013
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  • Marguerite Sauder, 95, Sauder Eggs co-founder

    Marguerite S. Sauder, 95, of Lititz, passed away Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, at Landis Homes. She was born in Clay Township to the late Evan and Barbara (Bollinger) Stauffer and was the wife of Raymond W. Sauder...

    • Posted December 11, 2013
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  • Mary Ann Quagliata, 66, loved music and travel

    Mary Ann Quagliata, 66, of Ephrata, passed away Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, at Hospice & Community Care, Mount Joy. She was born in Jamaica Queens, N.Y., to the late Emil and Etta Piwowarski and was the wife...

    • Posted December 11, 2013
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  • Patience, patients

    ECH completes ER; meets $5 million capital campaign goal After years of planning, fundraising and construction, Ephrata Community Hospital has unveiled its finished product. The $13 million state-of-the-art emergency room was completed in October, and the entire...

    • Posted December 5, 2013
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