Kenneth Richard “Bud” Foultz, 87, of Malvern, PA passed away Sunday, May 27, 2018 at the Coatesville Veterans Administration Hospice Center.
He was the husband of the late Helen Anne Renzi Foultz whom he married in June of 1952. Helen passed away in 1998.
Bud was born Dec. 14, 1930 in Marticville, PA, son of the late Charles Wolbert and Laura Ann Dissinger Foultz. He was raised in the Oxford, PA area.
He registered for the Draft in Lancaster, PA on Dec. 17, 1948 and was almost immediately drafted into the Army Reserves for six years near the end of WWII, served in Germany during the Berlin Airlift (April 1948-May 1949) and recalled to active duty on Sept. 25, 1950 and served until Oct. 17, 1951 in Korea with A1 Korn 1st IT INF. He was a member of the Mason-Dixon Post #194 American Legion, Rising Sun, MD.
Bud was an auto mechanic and in later years repaired small engines.
Elsie A. McComsey, 89, of Willow Valley Communities, Willow Street, PA died Saturday, May 26, 2018 at Lancaster General Hospital from injuries sustained in a vehicle accident on May 17th.
Elsie was the widow of Eugene “Gene” McComsey who died June 9, 2000.
Born in Drumore, PA she was the daughter of the late Elmer and Elva Graybill Probst.
Early in life she had been employed as an assembler both for Schick and AMP.
She was a member of Chestnut Level Presbyterian Church.
Elsie was an avid traveler, especially to their cabin in Ickesburg, PA. She enjoyed landscaping, both vegetable and flower gardening, and word puzzles.
Margaret L. Horst, 88, formerly of Quarryville PA, passed away on Friday, May 25, 2018.
She was the widow of the late Clarence Edgar Horst who passed away in 2003.
Margaret enjoyed gardening and hiking.
Born in Lancaster PA, she was a daughter of the late Benjamin and Margaret Stehman Neuhauser.
Else C. Lewis, 95, of Drumore, PA passed away on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at Arbor View at Willow Valley following a short illness. She was the wife of the late Master Sergeant Robert N. Lewis who died on November 15, 2007.
She was born in Insterburg, German on March 11, 1923 to the late George and Margarete Pruess Anspach. After WWII she worked for the American Army as a secretary/interpreter in Ludwigsburg, Germany where she met her husband. They were married for 59 years.
Else came to the United States as a war bride and became a citizen in 1952. She retired after 33 years, as an Executive Secretary for Westinghouse’s Elevator Division in Philadelphia. After retirement she and her husband moved from Darby, PA to Spring Hill, FL. They both enjoyed the warm weather in Florida and resided there for 17 years before returning to PA.
Else loved to travel, garden, read, play Scrabble, bake and cook.
Isaac Diller Miller, Jr. 92, Quarryville, PA died at his residence on Saturday, May 26, 2018. Born in Quarryville, he was the son of the late Isaac Diller and Edna Herr Miller, Sr. Widowed twice, his first wife was Betty Kilp Miller and his second wife was Dorothy E. Widdowson Miller.
An art teacher for 27 years, Ike retired from the Lampeter Strasburg School District. He also owned and operated the Original I. Diller Miller Monument Company in Quarryville.
A WWII Army veteran, He served as a T-5, with the 94th Infantry Division in Rhineland.
He was a member of Zion United Church of Christ, Strasburg and a life member of the Croaking Frogs. An avid Lionel train toy collector, he was a member of the Train Collectors Association.
Ike served as a scout master for the BSA in Quarryville. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting and fishing, fly fishing being his forte. A history buff, Ike was a wealth of knowledge regarding the history of the “Southern End”.
Kiersten Alexis Imhoff, 25, of Quarryville, entered into rest peacefully after a courageous battle with Lymphoma on Thursday, May 24, 2018.
Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of Shawn M. Landis and Connie Marie Imhoff.
Kiersten had been a server at Pour Girls Restaurant in Quarryville. She loved spending time with her two sons, Zayden Baughman and Collin Donaldson, they were the light of her life. She also enjoyed time spent with friends.
In addition to her parents and sons, Kiersten is survived by her boyfriend of two years, Mitch Lang; a brother, Tristan Imhoff; maternal grandfather, Harry E. Imhoff and several extended family members and close friends.
G. Thomas Reese, 86, of Lancaster, entered into rest on Thursday, May 17, 2018, under hospice care.
Born in New Providence, he was the son of the late Robert T. and Esther G. (Findley) Reese. He and his wife, Helen (Reynolds) Reese celebrated 66 years of marriage in January.
Tom graduated from Solanco High School and went on to earn a degree in business administration from Franklin and Marshall College. He served our country in the U.S. Army. Tom retired from the former Herrmidifier Company Inc., where he was vice president of operations.
He was a very active member of Hamilton Park U.C.C.
Robert G. “Bob” Findley, 88, of Strasburg, entered into rest on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at his home.
Born in Quarryville, he was the son of the late Paul M. and Erma (Graham) Findley. He was married to the late Mary Ann Findley for over 65 years.
Bob proudly served in the U.S. Army and had been a residential and commercial carpenter having worked for Diller Plank and then retiring from Benchmark Construction Company in 2009. Bob was a member of Zion U.C.C. for over 50 years and also attended St. Catherine’s Catholic Church. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family.
Janet M. Brown, 79, formerly of Leola, died Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at Zerbe Sisters Nursing Center, Narvon, PA.
She was the widow of Earl Jay Brown, Sr. who died July 22, 1997.
Born in Colerain Township, she was the daughter of the late Hayes A. and Marion Rineer Hastings.
She was a member of Union Presbyterian Church and Order of Eastern Star, Robert Fulton Chapter.
Stephen “Steve” Mellor, 69, of Willow Street, passed away on Sunday, May 13, 2018, at his home. He was the beloved husband of Cindy (Peters) Mellor, with whom he shared 36 years of marriage.
Born in Stoke-On-Trent, England, he was the son of the late Donald and Marjory (Mack) Mellor.
After high school, Steve found employment in the construction field as a carpenter/millwright. He first worked for Wohlsen Construction. He then went on to work for the Carpenter’s Union, Local 287, in Harrisburg, retiring in 2000.
Steve was a car enthusiast and was a past member of Lancaster County Cruisers. He also had an interest in anything having to do with trains and railroads. Steve had a love for his dogs, and he enjoyed making rope toys for them to fetch and play with.