William C. “Pop” Lamparter, Jr., 81, of Quarryville, entered into rest on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at home surrounded by his family.
Born in Paradise Twp., he was a son of the late William C. Sr. and Marjorie (Witmer) Lamparter. Bill and his wife, Lorraine (McComsey) Lamparter had celebrated 55 years of marriage in October.
Bill retired in 1992 from Service Star in the maintenance department. He was a veteran of the US Army. Bill enjoyed hunting, fishing and going to public auctions.
Elvin W. Herr, 89, of Lancaster, entered into rest at his home on Monday, April 11, 2016 surrounded by his family.
“Fud”, as he was lovingly known as by family and friends, was born in Lancaster. He was a son of the late Norman and Cora (Warfel) Herr.
He and his wife, Marilyn (Young) Herr had celebrated 63 years of marriage in August.
He was a veteran of the US Army, serving during WWII.
Fud worked and retired as the business manager for the Conestoga Valley School District. He was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Willow Street Lions Club, Slumbering Groundhog Lodge, and the Quarryville Rod and Gun Club. In his earlier years, Fud enjoyed golfing.
Miguel C. Cabrera, 89, of Atglen, passed away on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at Neighborhood Hospice, West Chester.
He was the husband of the Julia Narvaez Cabrera with whom he shared 52 years of marriage.
Born in Puerto Rico, he was the son of the late Asuncion and Adelina Cabrera.
Miguel was a hardworking man who provided the best for his seven children, whom he was so very proud of.
Esther I. Harman Steele, 65, of Hilldale Road, Pequea, PA died unexpectedly of natural causes at her residence on Friday, April 8, 2016.
Born in Martic Township she was the daughter of the late Harry and Verna Florence Nordsick Harman, Sr.
Esther was a homemaker.
Leanna Nelson Johnson, 103, of Oxford, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 1, 2016 at Ware Presbyterian Village, Oxford.
She was the wife of the late Luther “Bud” Johnson, and preceded in death by her first husband, Viscount H. “Count” Nelson.
Born in Chester, PA she was the daughter of the late Fred and Bessie Harris Dorsey.
Leanna was employed with Lincoln University as a secretary for the Dean of Students.
Harry C. Stevenson, 84, of Pequea, entered into rest on Monday, April 4, 2016 at his home. Born in Philadelphia, he was a son of the late Harry C. and Teresa (Blackshire) Stevenson. He was married to the late ShirleyJean Stevenson.
Harry had retired from Merck Pharmaceutical. He was a model train enthusiast.
Timothy Ryan Ham, 43, of Oxford, passed away on Saturday, April 2, 2016.
Born in West Chester, PA he was the son of Gary L. (Judy) Ham of Nottingham and Nancy (Keith) Hunter Davis of Oxford.
He graduated from Oxford Area High School class of 1991. He was a member of the National Honor Society and played in three sports soccer, baseball and was named All-Area Wrestler.
Timothy attended Shippensburg University and received his finance degree from Goldey-Beacom College.
He enjoyed gardening, fishing and sports.
Thelma Streett Lawrence, 96, born January 09, 1920, passed away peacefully on Saturday March 26, 2016. Thelma was born in Harford County, MD, and was a long time resident of Long Green, MD.
She was a member of the Trinity Episcopal Church of Long Green, and was very active with the alter guild.
She spent the last 6 years living in the Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community, PA.
Santos Martinez Pabon, 76, of Oxford, passed away on Sunday, April 3, 2016 at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia.
He was the husband of the late Maria Gonzales Martinez.
Santos was a member of St. Rocco Catholic Church, Avondale and sang in the choir.
He was employed with Conner Pyle Nursery, West Grove for 25 years.
Santos enjoyed music, playing guitar and guiro.
Donald R. Ahlgren, 63, of New Providence, entered into rest on Friday, April 1, 2016. He was raised in Parshall, North Dakota, a son of the late Freddie and Irene (Remme) Ahlgren. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Dawn (Findley) Ahlgren.
Don attended Dickinson State College in North Dakota, before moving to Lancaster County. He went on to work in management at Reliable Industries. Don was an active member of Christ United Methodist Church. He was a Minnesota Vikings fan and enjoyed hunting, fishing and traveling. Don cherished the times that he had with his granddaughters.