• George Miller, 75, Army vet, High crane operator

    George A. Miller, 75, of Schoeneck, passed away Monday, June 13, 2011 at Hospice of Lancaster County.He was born in Stevens to Alfred and Beulah (Messinger) Miller. He is survived by his wife, Grace P. (Schauer) Miller.George...

    • Posted June 29, 2011
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  • Elva Meckley, 93, devoted mother

    Elva B. Meckley, 93, of Ephrata, formerly of West Lawn, passed away peacefully Friday, June 24, 2011 at the Nursing Unit of Ephrata Manor.Elva was born in Clay Township. She was one of nine children born to...

    • Posted June 29, 2011
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  • Helen Lein, 103, former resident

    Helen E. Hertzler Lein, 103, of Lancaster, formerly of Bowmansville, died Tuesday, June 21, 2011 at Calvary Fellowship Homes.Born in Churchtown, she was the daughter of the late John and Emma F. (Erb) Hertzler. She was preceded...

    • Posted June 29, 2011
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  • Rick Frankhouser, 50, Rick’s Electric owner

    Rick G. Frankhouser, 50, of Denver, died unexpectedly Saturday, June 25, 2011 in his home of natural causes.Born in Ephrata, he was a son of Sharon E. (Gruber) Frankhouser of Denver and the late H. Gene Frankhouser.Rick...

    • Posted June 29, 2011
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  • Patricia Firestone, 79, Science Press retiree

    Patricia E. Firestone, 79, of Ephrata, passed away Saturday, June 25, 2011 at Ephrata Community Hospital after a brief illness.She was born in Norristown, a daughter of the late William and Anna (Levan) Tarmin. She was the...

    • Posted June 29, 2011
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  • Noah Burkholder Jr., 83, farmer

    Noah Z. Burkholder Jr., 83, of Myerstown, died Saturday, June 18, 2011 in Myerstown.He was born May 12, 1928 in Ephrata Township, a son the late Noah W. and Elizabeth Z. Zimmerman Burkholder. He was the husband...

    • Posted June 23, 2011
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  • Rose Sweigart, 80, homemaker

    Rose M. (Windish) Sweigart, 80, of Denver, passed away Monday, June 6, 2011 at Reading Hospital.Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Rose (Dominek) Windish. She was the wife of the late...

    • Posted June 15, 2011
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  • Victor Armer, 84, WWII vet, ice cream maker

    Victor J. Armer, 84, of Ephrata, passed away Thursday, June 9, 2011 at Hospice of Lancaster County in Mount Joy.He was born in Bart Township to John and Lillian May (Rineer) Armer. He was the husband of...

    • Posted June 15, 2011
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  • Sarah Mellinger, 96, Fleet-Air worker

    Sarah W. Mellinger, 96, of Fairmount Homes, formerly of Ephrata, died Sunday, June 12, 2011 at Hospice of Lancaster County.Born in Earl Township, she was the daughter of the late Daniel S. and Ellen (Witmer) Stauffer. She...

    • Posted June 15, 2011
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  • Mildred Snader, active in church, library volunteer

    Mildred (Bingeman) Snader, 88, of Akron, passed away Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at Brethren Village.Born in Hopeland, she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Ella (Hensel) Bingeman and was the wife of the late J....

    • Posted June 15, 2011
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