Louise entered this world during a winter snowstorm and left it to return to God on a warm spring morning. She was born February 9, 1922 to the late John J. and Mabel (Whiteman) Reynolds in Sylmar, PA. At age 7, she moved with her parents to the farm near Nottingham overlooking “The Barrens” (now Nottingham County Park), where she spent the rest of her life and raised her own family.
She graduated from Oxford High School, class of 1940 and attended classes at West Chester Teachers College until her father died and it became necessary for her to support her mother and sister. Louise worked in the office of Conard-Pyle, West Grove, PA until her marriage on Easter Sunday 1944 to Horace W. Witman. Later when her children were in school, she returned to work as a clerk for the U.S. Postal Service, Nottingham branch, retiring in 1992.
James A. Rineer, 86, of Quarryville, entered into rest on May 18, 2019.
Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Chester and Mary (Hoover) Rineer.
Jim proudly served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps and was stationed in Korea during the Korean Conflict.
Jim or “Ranger” as he was lovingly known by his co-workers, worked as a pipe fitter for Armstrong World Industries, retiring in 1992. Following retirement Jim’s smiling face could be seen around Quarryville and helping out at Clean Enterprises Car Wash. Jim enjoyed going to the horse races, playing pool, and shuffle board, shooting darts, socializing with friends, and mowing on his riding mower. He was a member of Post #603 American Legion.
Tasha N. (Groff) Bruda, 38, of Kirkwood, entered into rest on May 20, 2019, at her home.
Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of Troy J. and Teresa A. (Greer) Groff.
Following graduation from Solanco High School, she worked at several salons and was last employed at the Hair Cuttery in Gap.
Tasha loved the outdoors and enjoyed hunting, fishing, and gardening. She was a member of the Solanco Sportsman’s Assoc. and was an avid shooter.
Jacob E. Frank, 55, New Providence, PA, died on May 18, 2019 at Lancaster General Hospital.
Born in Lancaster, PA, a son of the late Jacob Elwood and Anne Morrison Frank. Jacob had been employed as a truck driver. He enjoyed spending time with his family, driving, and gardening.
He is survived by 2 sons, Dean Frank, Conestoga, PA, Owen Frank, Holtwood, PA, and their mother, Lynn Cole Frank of Holtwood, 5 grandchildren, and a step daughter, Amanda Willard.
Joseph A. Pryluck, 69, of Quarryville, PA, passed away at his home on May 14, 2019.
He was the husband of Carmela Adiletto Pryluck.
Joe had retired from Lockheed Martin Corporation, CA, where he had worked as a rocket scientist (Engineer) in the aerospace industry. He was a graduate of Cornell University, Class of '71. Joe was a member of the "United Postal Stationery Society", where he served as a Board Member.
His hobbies included: Square Dancing, Stamp Collector, Carpentry, Traveling. He had served as a Sheriff Deputy," Reserve" including: search & rescue, first responder, guarding the President on a visit to San Jose, CA.
Richard Francis Marra, Sr., 78, of Nottingham, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, May 12, 2019.
He was the husband of Rita Vivanco Marra, with whom he shared 54 years of marriage.
Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Francis E. Marra and the late Margaret Burns Marra.
He was a graduate of John Bartram High School and a veteran of the United States Navy.
He retired from PennDOT after more than ten years of service, having previously worked for several decades as a draftsman for Westinghouse Electric Corporation and Newport News Shipbuilding.
Janet A. Eshelman, 84, of Quarryville, went home to be with her Heavenly Father on May 10, 2019 at home surrounded by her family.
Known as Nana to her grandchildren and great grandchildren, she was devoted to serving and worshipping the Lord.
Janet was born in Lancaster to Harry and Mary Elizabeth Keene on January 21, 1935. She graduated from Quarryville High School in 1952, and married Barry Eshelman.
Robert E. Torricellas, 83, of Peach Bottom, PA passed away on Friday, May 10, 2019 at Lancashire Hall Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Lancaster, PA.
He was the husband of Susan St. John Torricellas and the late Donna Torricellas who passed away on 2007.
Born in Delaware County, he was the son of the late Arthur and Helen Gillespie Torricellas.
Robert was a veteran of the US Air Force serving during the Korean War.
He was a member of the IBEW Electrical Workers Local 357.
Robert enjoyed country music, playing the steel guitar, dancing and gardening. He was a kind and loving man whom enjoyed spending time with family and friends.
Doris June Myers, 89, formerly of Willow Street, passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2019. She was the loving wife of the late George W. Myers, with whom she shared 58 years of marriage at the time of his passing in 2007.
Born in Little Britain, PA she was the daughter of the late Joseph E. and Estella J. (Ritchey) Hess. June was employed by and retired from, The Hamilton Watch Company.
June was an active member of Church of the Apostles U.C.C., assisting in various activities. She was compassionate about helping local Cambodian refugees, assisting them to rebuild their lives.
John Guy Morrison, 89, of Kirkwood, passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community, Quarryville.
He was the husband of Mary E. Greer Traina.
Born in Oxford, he was the son of the late William and Catherine McHugh Morrison.
Jack formerly owned and operated Morrison & Witman Enterprises, Barnsley.
He was a member of Sacred Heart Church, Oxford.
Jack enjoyed auctions and sales.