Deaths of local interest

By on February 5, 2014

Nino C. Belfiore, 93, of Lancaster, passed away Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014 at the Mennonite Home. He was the husband of the late Kathleen Hall Belfiore and brother of Gerardo and Patrick Belfiore. His son, Glenn, married to Nicole, lives in Ephrata.

Joshua Tyler Broomell, 13, of Honey Brook, passed away Friday, Jan. 31, 2014 at the Reading Hospital. Born in Lancaster, Joshua was the beloved son of Donald B. Broomell, Jr. of Honey Brook and Kristie L. Broomell of Lancaster. His maternal grandmother, Karen Firestone, lives in Ephrata.

Susie Horst Brubaker, 94, of Womelsdorf, who resided for the last nine months at the Richland Christian Home, Richland, died Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014 in the Reading Hospital and Medical Center, West Reading. She was the wife of the late George B. Brubaker who died Sept. 5, 2008. Her daughter, Susan and husband Daniel Horst, lives in Ephrata.

Geraldine (Kreider) Bradley, 68, of Palmyra, passed away at home unexpectedly Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014. She was born Saturday, Oct. 20, 1945 in Lancaster to the late Bert and Blanche Kreider. Her son, Michael Conrad and wife Carol, live in Denver.

Stella E. Wilson, 71, of Lancaster, entered into her eternal rest Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014. Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Mary Elizabeth Archer Wilson. Stella had been employed at the Anderson Pretzel Bakery for 20 years. Her brother, Paul Wilson Jr., lives in Ephrata.

Irene L. Weaver, 90, died at her Lancaster home with her daughter Suzanne holding one hand and her caregiver Ronita holding her other hand, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. Local survivors include her loving friend and caregiver, Ronita Weis, of Ephrata.

Jonas F. Zook, 88, Ronks, passed away at Conestoga View on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014. He was the husband of Alverda M. Lapp Zook with whom he celebrated 65 years of marriage July of last year. His sister, Aary, wife of Leroy Glick, lives in Denver.

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