Sallie Z. Stoltzfus, age 72, of 214 Peach Bottom Road, Peach Bottom, PA, passed away at home on Monday, March 27, 2017. She was the wife of Amos K. Stoltzfus. Born in Ronks, she was the daughter of the late Stephen K. and Rebecca Zook Beiler. She was a member of the Old Order Amish Church.
Alan Lee Miller of Lamparter Rd., Bart Twp. Lancaster County, departed this world the evening of March 26, 2017, and entered into the glorious presence of his Savior. He was 72 years old.
Alan was born in Rothsville, PA to the late Paul and Eva (Witmer) Miller. He gallantly served his country during the Viet Nam conflict as a member of the U.S Marine Corps. He was wounded and decorated for his service during the hostilities and received an honorable discharge.
Alan worked in residential construction until his retirement. He loved the peace and solitude of the outdoors and was happiest when he was fishing for anything anywhere.
He will be remembered as the beloved “little” brother to his siblings; Reba, Ray, Orpha, Jim, Carl, Larrie and Jackson and will also be remembered by his numerous nieces and nephews. Alan was preceded in death by a brother, Emlin.
Abner L. Stoltzfus, age 74, of 1319 Tanning Yard Hollow Road, Peach Bottom, passed away on Tuesday, March 28, 2017. He was the husband of Sarah B. King Stoltzfus. He was born in Bird-In-Hand, PA, son of Susie Lapp Stoltzfus of Bird-In- Hand and the late Samuel J. Stoltzfus.
He was a member of the Old Order Amish Church.
Barbara L. Rush, “Bobbi” of Strasburg Township passed away suddenly on Tuesday March 28, 2017.
Born May 18, 1951, Bobbi is survived by her husband Bob, children Rob & Chrissy Rush, Matt & Marla Rush, and Pete & Tasia Rush. The grandchildren are Andrew Kendig , Madison Rush, Mason Rush, Tristan Rush, Caylee Mundis, and Gracie Rush. She was preceded in death by her parents Robert & Charlotte Winters.
Bobbi graduated from Lampeter-Strasburg High School, and Millersville University, magna cum laude. She participated in many theater events at the Fulton Theater, Cricket Theater, and various dinner theaters. A former art teacher, music director and dance instructor, she recently was sharing her talents in teaching young people piano, voice, and art.
Robert Rice, 86, has now joined his late wife Doris (Myers) Stauffer Rice. He was born in Gap to the late John and Louetta (Graham) Rice.
Bob’s family that survives include Sandi and Jack Miller, Gary and Jennie Stauffer, Maribeth and Ken McMullen, and their children and grandchildren, his brother John “Jack” Rice, as well as his many nieces and nephews who made his days brighter.
Siblings proceeding Bob were Daniel and Nelson Rice, Dorothy Lindsley, Ruby Deckman, Lillie Axe, Margaret Hershey and Tom and Richard Winters.
Our families would like to thank Fairmount Homes, Hospice for All Seasons and the Ephrata Cancer Center for the great care given to Bob.
Per Bob’s wishes there will not be any services, but instead he would like remembrances given in his name, Robert Rice, to Fairmount Homes Caring Fund, 333 Wheat Ridge Dr., Ephrata, PA 17522.
To place a condolence online, please visit SnyderFuneralHome.com or call 717-560-5100.
James B. Shepherd, Sr., 81, of Nottingham, PA, passed away Sunday, March 26, 2017 at Ware Presbyterian Village, Oxford, PA.
Born in Fair Hill, MD, he was the son of the late George Bryan and Lena Hackney Shepherd.
He was the husband of Marilyn Passerini Shepherd with whom he shared 23 years of marriage.
James was employed with Pinno Pontiac Buick, Oxford as a service manager and retired after over 50 years of service.
He was a member of Gateway Baptist Church, Rising Sun, MD.
He was also a member of the NRA and former member of the Gideons.
James enjoyed classic cars and hunting. He hunted 108 deer.
Doris L. Heher, of Nottingham, PA, passed away on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at her residence.
She was the wife of John F. Heher who passed away in 2010, and with whom she shared 51 years of marriage.
Born in West Grove, PA, she was the daughter of thelate Robert earl and Phyllis Reeves Hilaman.
Doris was President and CEO of Brandywine Medical Management Services in West Grove, PA for 30 years, retiring in 2014.
She was a member of Assumption BVM Church in West Grove, PA, many business organizations,, and the Models Guild in Philadelphia for 20 years.
She enjoyed antiquing and being with her family and friends.
Anthony B. Carrozza Sr., 92, of Quarryville PA, passed away on Monday, March 27, 2017. He was the husband of Angeline Labraska Carrozza. They had celebrated 67 years of marriage.
Born in Monessnon PA, a son of the late Dominic and Maria Como Carrozza.
Anthony had worked for 30 years as an industrial engineer for the former Raybestos Manhattan Co., Manheim. He had served in the US Army during WWII.
A member of the Quarryville Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Anthony had served as an elder. His bible education activities and his family were very important to him.
William “Bio” Johnson, 66, of Quarryville, entered into rest on March 22, 2017 at his home. Born in Crisfield, MD, he was the son of the late Ivan and Mary (Brackbill) Johnson. Bill’s father passed early in his life and he was raised by Charles Reeder. Bill’s wife, June (Fox) Johnson, died in 1997.
Bill owned the J. & B. Hotel in Quarryville. He worked and retired from Mt. Airy Lumber Co. Bill was a member of the Quarryville Slumbering Groundhog Lodge, Strasburg Sportsman’s, and the American Legion, Post 303 in Canton, PA. Bill enjoyed trips to the mountains and watching his grandsons compete in local sports.