• Peggy Lou Snyder, 78, was High Concrete retiree

    Peggy Lou Snyder, 78, of Denver, passed away Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, at Ephrata Community Hospital. She was born to the late Donald R. and B. Violet (Bearinger) Showalter. Peggy was retired from High Concrete. Peggy is...

    • Posted January 29, 2014
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  • Leona Raysor, 85, Weave worker, choir member

    Leona M. Raysor, 85, of Ephrata, passed away Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, at the Ephrata Manor. She was born in Sinking Spring, daughter of William and Mary (Himmelberger) Firestone and was the wife of the late Melvin...

    • Posted January 29, 2014
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  • Claudine L. Murphy, 61, Bollman machine operator

    Claudine L. Murphy, 61, of Denver, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, in Brecknock Township. She was born in Bristol, Va., to Betty (Dunn) Greene and the late Claude Greene and was the wife of the...

    • Posted January 29, 2014
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  • Shirley J. Myers, 75, former real estate agent

    Shirley J. Myers, 75, of Denver, passed into the arms of Jesus Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, at Hospice and Community Care in Mt. Joy. She was the wife of Lloyd D. Myers with whom she was married...

    • Posted January 29, 2014
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  • Debra Ann Styer, 57, was World Electronics retiree

    Debra Ann (Miller) Styer, 57, of Annville, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, at her home in Annville. She was born in Ephrata, the daughter of the late Alvin M. and Arlene S. (Schannauer) Miller. Debra...

    • Posted January 29, 2014
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  • Shirley A. Kring, teacher’s aide, volun. coordinator

    Shirley A. Kring, 85, of Denver, formerly of Mohnton, died Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, in Reading Hospital & Medical Center, West Reading. Born in Shillington, a daughter of the late Luther and Grace (Barthold) Hartz, she was...

    • Posted January 29, 2014
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  • Sara J. Wiest, sporting goods store owner, was church music director

    Sara Jacoby Wiest, 89, of Cumru Township passed away Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 at the Reading Hospital. She was the widow of Paul G. Wiest who died July 14, 2009. Born in Linfield, she was the daughter...

    • Posted January 29, 2014
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  • Melvin Z. Martin, Stauffer Mennonite, retired farmer

    Melvin Z. Martin, 86, of Ephrata, formerly of New Holland, passed away Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at his home. He was born in Ephrata to the late Ivan W. and Mary F. (Zimmerman) Martin and was the...

    • Posted January 29, 2014
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  • Beatrice Hoover, 95, worked at Hemmerichs, cafeteria at Denver Elementary

    Beatrice F. Hoover, 95, of Reinholds, passed away Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at Mifflin Center. She was born in Reinholds to the late Harry and Susan (Mellinger) Hirneisen, and was the wife of the late Reuben Hoover,...

    • Posted January 29, 2014
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  • Winter’s fury continues…

    While most Lancaster County school districts were closed for the second day this week, some of the northern districts opened Wednesday – including Ephrata, Cocalico, Conestoga Valley and Garden Spot. Ephrata has tacked on four make-up days...

    • Posted January 22, 2014
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