Harry Robert (Bob) Solway, 81, of Nottingham, passed away on Thursday, July 4, 2019 at home.
He was the husband of Ann Curtis Solway with whom he shared 60 years of marriage.
Born in Wilmington, DE he was the son of the late Herman and Bessie Pogach Greenstine (AKA Betty Solway Smith), and Stepfather Ernest Solway.
He founded Bob’s Crane Service, Landenberg and Nottingham. He mounted his first crane on a 1942 Chevrolet Army truck.
Jennie E. Toms, 89, Willow Street, PA. On July 7, 2019 our dear sweet mother passed from this life into the arms of Our Blessed Savior. Jennie was the beloved wife of the late Earl E. Toms who passed away in February, 2019. They had celebrated 68 years of marriage.
Jennie was born in Lancaster to the late Theodore and Jennie Rudy Weitzel December 8, 1929.
She had worked at the former Armstrong Cork Co., then at the former Watt & Shand Department Store in office administration retiring after 26 years. An accomplished seamstress, she designed and made many of her daughters’ dresses. One of her passions was playing the marimba, where she had performed for many of the social and civic organizations in the county.
Steven Michael Kelchen, 60, of New Providence, entered into rest on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at home surrounded by his family. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Allan R. and Harriet E. (Yuninger) Kelchen, Sr. Steve and his wife, Virginia G. (Garris) Kelchen had celebrated 17 years of marriage in May.
Steve worked and retired from Cedar Hill Quarry as a plant operator. Following retirement he ran an Amish taxi service.
Cheryl M. Fuller, 63, of Kirkwood, PA, passed away July 6, 2019 at her home.
She was the widow of the late Thomas A. Fuller who passed away in 1996. Cheryl was the daughter of the late William Adams, Jr. and Charlotte Whiteside Adams.
Eleanor May Brady, 83, of the Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community and formerly Fairview Park, OH, entered into rest on Thursday, June 27, 2019.
Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Howard F. and Marion (Enburg) Pitman.
Eleanor graduated from Friends Select grade and high school in Philadelphia. She went on to graduate from Earlham College in Richmond, IN. and used her education to teach 2nd and 3rd grades in Springfield, IL and Springfield, MA.
Margaret Morrison Miller, 103, of the Glen at Willow Valley, formerly of Quarryville, entered into rest on Friday, June 28, 2019. She was the wife of the late Paul Mellis Miller who passed away on January 10, 2014.
A former teacher, Mrs. Miller was born on November 28, 1915 in Southern Lancaster County. She was the daughter of the late William A., and Katherine E. (Hays) Morrison. A graduate of Quarryville High School, she went on to earn her Master’s Degree from Women’s College University of Delaware in 1937. Later that year, she began teaching at Newark Delaware Elementary School, where she taught for 23 years. She was also a teaching principal and enjoyed being a mentor to many students.
Evelyn B. Crider, 84, of Little Britain, died Friday, June 28 at Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community
Evelyn B. Crider, 84, of Little Britain, went home to be with her Lord on Friday, June 28, 2019 at Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community.
Born in Chambersburg, she was the daughter of the late J. Marlin and Marie Louise (Landis) Burkholder. She was the loving wife of Fred Crider for over 65 years.
Evelyn’s love for the Lord was obvious to those that knew her. She led several women’s Bible studies out of her home. She also operated Little Britain Manor Bed and Breakfast for many years as well as helping her husband on the family farm.
Jeanne M. Gochnauer of Quarryville went home to be with her Lord on Thursday, June 27, 2019.
She was 100.
Born in Quarryville, she was the daughter of the late Robert W. Pollock and Rebecca Brechbill Pollock.
Jeanne graduated from Quarryville High School in 1936 and then attended the University of Delaware in pursuit of a degree in home economics. As an outstanding seamstress and talented cook, she shared her passion for these interests with family members and friends as well as with many students while she served as a substitute home economics teacher at Solanco High School.