Todd R. Moyer, 48, Quarryville, PA, passed away at his home July 25, 2017.
Born in Lancaster to the late Patricia and Theodore Moyer.
Todd was a proud father of his 2 children, Lakelyn Moyer, and Justin Stauffer.
He is also survived by his siblings, Ted Moyer, Tim Moyer, Donna Moyer, and Jean Townsend.
He enjoyed working on cars, gardening, fishing and hiking with his daughter. He will be greatly missed.
Fred Swinehart, passed away suddenly on Monday, July 24, 2017 while vacationing in Florida, he was 71. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Arthur and Zaida (Rodeffer) Swinehart.
Fred is survived by his wife Ronna, his daughter, Kimberlyn and his son, Scott Swinehart, husband of Shelly, all of New Providence. Also surviving is a half-sister, Marie Sterling of Mountville; a sister Sharon, wife of Frank Pannell of New Providence; a brother, Ed Swinehart and wife Eileen of Quarryville; and sister, Darlene wife of William Zittle of Hebron, MD. Fred also had several nieces and nephews.
He worked part-time for Central Penn Transport as a truck driver for 18 months. Prior he had worked for Phoenix Courier and Leffler Energy. He also worked for over 20 years as a driver for Coast Distribution in Lancaster.
Pearl W. Richelderfer, 90, of Quarryville, PA, passed away on Tuesday, July 25, 2017. She was the widow of the late Celon Richelderfer.
Born in Lancaster, PA, a daughter of the late William and Catherine Kautzman Grube.
Pearl had retired from the former RCA, Lancaster.
She enjoyed boating and fishing on the Chesapeake Bay, golfing, and bowling. Pearl had been an active volunteer in the community, helping at Meals on Wheels, Lancaster Library, and the North Museum.
Mary Catherine O’Connor (nee Schneider) of Oxford PA, peacefully returned to the Father on July 23, 2017.
Beloved wife of Harry J. O’Connor, devoted mother of Molly Elizabeth and Emily Rose. Loving daughter of Maryanne Havens Schneider and the late Frank Schneider. In addition to her husband and children
Mary is survived by her sisters Ellen, Katie and Madeline Sands (Jim) her brother Fred (Maria), and her “sister from another mother”, Holly Saget, her mother-in law Margaret O’Connor, Sister–in Law of Margaret, Betty, Ann Block (Craig), Clare Block (Jeff), Paul and Stephen (Diana) O’Connor.
Born in Northeast Philadelphia, June 6, 1955, Mary graduated from Bishop Conwell High School for Girls (Class of 1973). Mary was a member of the Sisters of Saint Joseph, Chestnut Hill for 10 years and taught first grade in Philadelphia, Wilmington DE and Quakertown, PA.
Angela M. “Angie” Alexander, 46, of Quarryville, passed away on Saturday, July 22, 2017, at Lancaster General Hospital. Born in Havre de Grace, MD, she was the daughter of William C. and Florence E. (Moran) Alexander, of New Providence.
Angie was a 1989 graduate of Solanco High School. Over the years she worked in manufacturing at Bulova Technologies, and then in shipping and receiving as a forklift operator, first at Miller Hartman, and most recently at Dart Container.
Looking forward to football season each year, Angie was an avid Steelers fan, and she followed them religiously. For leisure, Angie enjoyed the outdoors and going to the beach. She found enjoyment in taking her dog to the park to swim. She had a heart for people and loved helping those in need. Angie’s family and friends take comfort in knowing she helped other families by being an organ donor, and that part of her is going to live on.
Ruth Shumate Bryson, 88, passed away peacefully at Willow Valley Community, Lancaster on July 22, 2017.
Born in Quarryville, she was the daughter of the late Ira and Okie (Hurley) Shumate.
She was a 1952 graduate of Lebanon Valley College, Annville. As a former member of the West Side Presbyterian Church, Ridgewood, NJ, she was an active member of the Women's Club. She also served as President of the Roosevelt School PTA of Hawthorne, NJ.
As owner of Country Lane Antiques, Quarryville, she was a distinguished antiques dealer. Her expertise was evident as she was represented in antique shows that included locations of Washington DC, Nashville, TN and Connecticut.
Harry M. Finefrock, Sr., 92, of Zephyrhills, FL, formerly of Lancaster, passed away on July 3, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Shirley A. (Geib) Finefrock, sharing 49 years of marriage together.
Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Charles and Ethel (Yelletts) Finefrock.
Harry proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during W.W. II. He then went on to be employed by Kerr Glass, retiring in 1986 with 43 years’ service.
Elizabeth P. “Libby” Taylor, 89, of Lancaster, passed on to Jesus in the presence of her family on July 18, 2017. Born in Drumore, PA, she was the daughter of the late William and Pearl Ethel (Jones) Hanna. Her husband, J.C. Taylor, passed in 1999.
Libby loved being a mom and working in her vegetable garden. She, along with her husband, established Taylor’s Auto Repair, and in later years, Taylor’s Mobile Home Park, along with other rental property investments. She was a member of Strasburg Baptist Church.
Libby is survived by a son, John Taylor, of Lancaster; a daughter, Judy, wife of Ted Brown, of Quarryville; daughter-in-law, Kim Taylor, wife of the late son Bob Taylor, and daughter-in-law, Bonnie Taylor. She also has 9 grandchildren: Troy, Wendy, Jase, Brent, Ashley, Angie, Todd, Travis, and Abbey, along with 12 great-grandchildren. Besides her husband and son Bob, she was preceded in death by a brother, Albert Hanna.
Barbaranne Mariani, 83, of Oxford passed away on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at home.
She was the wife of the late Joseph John Mariani.
Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late John and Jean Modestowicz Cavanaugh.
Barbaranne co-hosted a local radio show As the Spirit Leads and national radio show Night Flight with her husband, Joseph for forty years. She also entertained the troop and performed for the USO.
Barbaranne enjoyed traveling the world, exercising, and loved her dogs and all animals.
She was a member of Sacred Heart Church, in Oxford.
Robert C. “Abie” Evans, 88, of Oxford passed away Saturday, July 15, 2017 in Lancaster General Hospital.
He was the husband of Wanda McCall Evans with whom he shared 66 wonderful years of marriage.
Born in Oxford he was the son of the late Charles D. and Mary McElwain Evans.
Abie was a veteran of the US Army serving during the Korean War.
He barbered his entire life making life-long friends. Abie also was employed with Chrysler and Aberdeen Proving Ground.
Abie was a member of the Bethany Presbyterian Church, Union Fire Company and Roy W. Gibson Post #535 American Legion all of Oxford.
His love for singing was well known. Abie was a founding member of the Good News Singers Quartet and sang with the Lanchester Chorus. He enjoyed sharing his gift of music and ministered at several churches and nursing homes.
Abie also enjoyed golf, bowling and painting.