Hazel R. McMahon, 96, of Nottingham, PA passed away on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community.
She was the wife of the late David Wayne McMahon.
Born in Nottingham she was the daughter of the late Jess and Beulah Finney Reeves.
Hazel graduated from Oxford High School Class of 1942.
She was employed with Oxford Auto Parts as a bookkeeper for 52 years.
Hazel was a member of the Oxford Presbyterian Church and a former member of the Soroptimist Club, Oxford.
She is survived by one sister, Alma Shoemaker of Quarryville.
Cheryl R. Wessner, 71, of Millersville, formerly of Lancaster, PA passed away on Tuesday, February 25, 2020.
Born in in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Veryl R. and Ruth Peters Farmer.
She was a member of Bethesda United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her son Scott A. Wessner of New Providence; two sisters, W. Dawn (William, Jr.) Adams of Lancaster and Linda L. (Donald E.) Kauffman of Pequea.
Sylvia A. Saxberg, 87, of Peach Bottom PA, passed away on Tuesday, February 25, 2020. She was the wife of Jeffrey N. Saxberg.
Sylvia had retired from Lancaster General Hospital following 30 years of service.
Born in WV, she was a daughter of the late John and Goldie Cross Canfield.
Sylvia enjoyed flower gardening and cooking. She was an avid NASCAR fan.
Bruce Weaver, 92, of Oxford passed away on Friday, February 21, 2020 at Neighborhood Hospice, West Chester.
He was the husband of Barbara Anne Pierson Weaver with whom he shared 68 years of marriage.
Bruce was a veteran of the US Navy.
He retired from Herr’s Motor Express, Quarryville as a dispatcher.
Bruce enjoyed feeding birds, tinkering and fixing things. He was a loving husband, father grandfather, great-grandfather and brother.
He is survived by his wife; one son, Bruce A. Weaver and his wife, Terry of Oxford; one daughter, Barbara Jean Wilson of Rising Sun, MD; eight grandchildren; eighteen great-grandchildren; and one sister, Eva Jackson.
Ada M. Bard, 84, of Peach Bottom, passed away on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at her home. She was the wife of the late John K. Bard, with whom she shared 46 years of marriage at the time of his passing in 2012. She was also the wife of the late Charles W. Bard, who passed away in 1958.
Born in Ironville, she was the daughter of the late Elam M. and Anna E. (Brubaker) Musser.
Ada grew up attending a one-room schoolhouse in Ironville. She went on to be employed by RCA, and later Burle Industries, as a picture tube assembler, retiring with over 32 years of service.
Ada enjoyed gardening and planting flowers each year. In her spare time, she enjoyed completing jigsaw puzzles and word search puzzles. She regularly attended Little Britain Presbyterian Church.
Darla Annette Smith, 51, of Oxford PA, formerly of Conowingo, MD, passed away on Monday, February 17, 2020.
Born on July 9, 1968, she was a daughter of the late Glenn and Shirley Todd Swift.
She is survived by her husband Ernest; sons, Timothy Smith, and Brandon Smith, both of Conowingo; siblings, Crystal Gorman, Christiana, PA, Darlene Chadwick, New Church, VA, and Glen Swift, Jr., Aberdeen, MD, several nieces and nephews.
Mary Jane Cook, 79, of Holtwood, PA, passed away on Monday, February 17, 2020 at Jennersville Hospital, West Grove, PA.
She was the wife of Edwin J. Cook, Jr. with whom she shared 15 years of marriage.
Born in West Grove, PA she was the daughter of the late Luther T., Sr. and Blanche Riddle Sammons.
Jane was a graduate of Bible school from Victory Fellowship Church, New Castle, DE.
She was a member of Trinity Evangelical Free Church, Quarryville, PA.
Jane was a homemaker and evangelist and enjoyed reading the bible.
Howard “Lee” DeLong, 78, of New Providence, passed away on Sunday, February 16, 2020 at Lancaster General Hospital. He was the companion of the late Evelyn M. McComsey, with whom he shared 50 + years.
Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Howard E. and Margaret (Wright) DeLong.
Lee was graduate of Solanco High School, class of 1959, where he played football. He served in the U.S. Air Force. Lee then went on to be employed by PennDot for his entire working life as a highway and bridge inspector.
Lee was a member of The Slumbering Groundhog Lodge and The Ancient Order of Croaking Frogs. He enjoyed hosting family and friends on vacation in Ocean City, MD and visiting his hunting camp in Northern PA.
James B. Lefever, 88, of Kirkwood, went home to be with his Lord on Feb 17, 2020 at Hospice & Community Care in Mt. Joy.
Born January 20, 1932 in West Lampeter Township, he was the son of the late Clayton and Gertrude (Buckwalter) Lefever. He married the late Anna Wagner in January of 1951 and she passed in 1992. He later married Ruth Lesley.
Throughout his life, Jim was a dairy farmer, sold mutual funds, owned the Oxford Laundromat and Carwash, and Jim’s Surge of Quarryville (“Get the urge, call Jim’s Surge”).
Jim was a member of Mechanic Grove Church of the Brethren and later joined the Jennersville Church to help re-establish the Jennersville congregation.
Violet Rose Miller, 81, of Port Deposit, MD passed away on Friday, February 14, 2020 at Harford Memorial Hospital, Havre De Grace, MD.
She was the wife of the late Walter H. Miller.
Born in Oxford, PA she was the daughter of the late Howard Earl and Doris Fuller Krauss.
Violet was a seamstress and enjoyed bingo, motorcycles and crafts.
She is survived by one son, Robert H. Miller (Bobbi) of Port Deposit, MD; two daughters, Cathy Miriam Wolf-Ring (Craig) of Bakersfield, CA and Diane Rose McIntosh (Jeffrey) of Colora, MD; Twelve grandchildren; twenty-four great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; two brothers, Frank Krauss and Howard Krauss, Jr. both of Nottingham, PA; and four sisters, Daisy Woodard of Oxford, PA, Doris Reece of NC, Frances Foor of PA and Gladys Perry of VA.