Deaths of Local Interest – August 27, 2014

By on August 27, 2014

Harold R. “Bob” Gehman, 81, formerly of New Holland, died Aug. 20 at Masonic Village of Elizabethtown. Robert worked for Conestoga Telephone, Birdsboro, for 45 years, retiring in 1997. He also had been a member of the Caernarvon Township Police Department, Lancaster County, for 30 years retiring in 1995. He was a member Ephrata Lodge F & A.M. #665, Ephrata Lodge B.P.O.E. #1933 and Telephone Pioneers. His daughter, Anne L., married to Randy High, lives in Ephrata.

Nancy A. Hershey, 79, of Manheim, was welcomed into the arms of Jesus after a brief illness Aug. 18. Nancy worked beside her husband as a partner in the family farm in Rapho Township for over 50 years. Nancy’s life-long passion was her family. Her daughter, Shirley A., wife of Paul E. Horning, lives in Stevens.

Sandra M. (Gallant) Reich, 67, of Lititz, died Aug. 22 at Zerbe Sisters Nursing Home. She attended LCBC in Manheim and enjoyed bowling, playing cards, and spending time with her grandchildren. A stepson, Anthony Reich, resides in Ephrata.

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