- Hello (again), Dolly!
- ‘Hello, Dolly!’ opens Thursday at EPAC
- ‘Somewhereville Station’ revisits the 50s and 60s
- St. Patty’s musical at Ephrata Main
- Dance, concert will benefit Jamaica missions
- Happy Anniver5ary, St. Boniface!
- Downtown diversity
- Travelogue will explore Colorado River this Saturday
- Cool lineup!
- Everyone wins at the Souper Bowl
Paul Lehman, 93, Ephrata musician, served missions
Paul Joseph Lehman, 93, of Ephrata, died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012 at Ephrata Manor Nursing Home.
Paul was born on Feb. 11, 1919 in Manor Township and was the son of Christian Kendig Lehman and Mary Leaman Lehman of Manor Township. Paul married Naomi Krady, daughter of Daniel Stoner Krady and Francis Miller Krady, of Lancaster, on June 28, 1941.
As a child, Paul’s life was shaped by living on a farm where he acquired a passion for reading and playing musical instruments with his brothers. Naomi and Paul spent many happy years creating and singing music while engaged in mission work in Italy, Germany and Switzerland. To his family and extensive friends, Paul was known as a creative, loving and caring person who treated others with sincerity, consideration and a healthy sense of humor. He enjoyed reading, singing, teaching, composing music, playing assorted musical instruments and acting. Paul was a member of Pilgrims Mennonite Church of Akron.
Paul was preceded in death by his wife of 70 years: Naomi; by an infant brother: Arthur; four additional brothers: Daniel, Gilbert, John and Christian; and one sister: Esther Ritchie.
Paul is survived by his three children: Judy, wife of Joe Stoltzfus, of Loysville; Jim, husband of Cindy Speaker, of Aurora, N.Y.; and Jerry, husband of Kandace Helmuth, of Akron; seven grandchildren: Jeff, husband of Jane Stoltzfus, of Alexandria, Va.; Jonathan Stoltzfus, of Harrisburg; Jolita, wife of Dana Peterson, of Pateley Bridge, U.K.; Theda L., wife of Ian Stone, of Colorado Springs, Colo.; Jamie, husband of Christiana Stoltzfus, of Bainbridge; Jebb Lehman, of Geneva, Switzerland; and Bryn, husband of Angela Lehman, of Pahoa, Hawaii; 11 great- grandchildren: Rowan, Harvey and Eowyn Stoltzfus; Sofia and Nathan Peterson; Noah, William and Evan Stone; and Abigail, Isabel and Olivia Stoltzfus; and three siblings: Frank, husband of Emma Lehman, of Lancaster; Ruth Lehman, of Lancaster; and Miriam, wife of Jack House, of Cairo, Ga.
A simple burial, managed by family and friends, was held at Mellinger Mennonite Church Cemetery on Aug. 12. A memorial service will be held on Aug. 26 at 2 p.m. at Pilgrims Mennonite Church at the Welcoming Place of Mennonite Central Committee, 21 S. 12th St., Akron.
Memorial donations may be made to Mennonite Central Committee at donate.mcc.org or by calling 859-1151.
About Ephrata Review
Mounts down Mifflin, advance to District semis
Also punch ticket to States for first time In a...
Lefever, Njenga come on strong
Lead EHS contingent of seven to qualify for States Ephrata...
Mounts impress in first round win over LD
Advance to face Muhlenberg in Thursday’s Quarterfinals While Ephrata finds...
Golden moments: Stauffer wins shot and discus; four others claim District medals
Emily Stauffer’s signature event is the shot put. The University...
Ephrata Merchants Association replaced by The Ephrata Alliance
Monthly open-air market on hiatus in 2016. Many events will...
Ephrata’s 121st graduation will be its first live-streamed
Ceremony set for June 2 at War Memorial The Ephrata...
Ephrata woman celebrates 104th birthday; says ‘live a clean life’
Irma Schlott is quite an amazing lady. She recently celebrated...
My little brother: As told by a grieving big sister
This is a local family’s drug addiction tragedy as...
- March 17, 2016