Mildred R. Scott, of Quarryville, died on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at the Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community, where she had resided since 2007. She was 94.
Mrs. Scott was born in West Chester, daughter of the late James P. and Marie Jonsen Royle.
Her husband, Robert W. Scott, Jr., died in 1996.
She worked as a bookkeeper for Stoner & Wade Ford in Quarryville. She attended St. Catherine's Catholic Church.
Mrs. Scott was the last of her immediate family.
A private traditional interment was held in the Brandywine Manor Cemetery.
Arrangements were handled by Dewald Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc., in Quarryville.
James M. McCabe of Quarryville died Friday, August 16, 2013, at Lancaster General Hospital.
He was 70.
He was born in Bryn Mawr, son of the late James and Margaret Breslin McCabe.
Mr. McCabe was retired from Lukens Steel, Coatesville, where he worked as a computer programmer.
He was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Quarryville.
Mr. McCabe served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War.
He was the husband of Geraldine Gondek McCabe. Mr. McCabe is also survived by two sisters, Anne P. McCabe and Kathleen M. McCabe, both of Mt. Joy.
Services will be held from Reynolds Funeral and Cremation Services, 144 East State Street, Quarryville, on Wednesday, August 21 at 11 a.m. Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m.
Burial will be in St. Catherine's Catholic Cemetery.
Howard W. Cramer, Sr., of Pequea, died Sunday, August 11, 2013, at his home. He was 94.
He was born in Lancaster County, the son of the late George and Mary Warfel Cramer. He was the husband of Thelma Stohl Cramer. They celebrated 69 years of marriage.
Mr. Cramer had farmed on the family farm in Pequea, and had retired from local 833 Philadelphia as a union carpenter. He was a member of Tucquan Lions Club, which had recently presented him with Distinguished Service Award for his volunteerism from 1969 to 2013. He was also a member of the Side Hill Hunting Club, Potter Co., Pa.
E. Margaret Hash of Nottingham died at home on Friday, July 26, 2013. She was 87.
Mrs. Hash was born in Woodridge, Va., a daughter of the late Edward Albert and Addie Pearl Burnham Gibson.
She worked as a seamstress for the J.C. Penny Store in Prices Corner, Wilmington, Del., and JD's Department Store, Oxford. She later worked as a cook at Ware Presbyterian Village, Oxford, and as an aide at Bethany Christian School, Oxford. She retired as an aide at Tommy Tinker's Too, Oxford.
Mrs. Hash was a member of Bethany Presbyterian Church, Oxford, and the Oxford Senior Center.
She is survived by two sons, the Rev. Luther Kenneth Hash of Kirkwood, and Glenn Alan Hash of Delaware City, Del.; three daughters, Arlene Hanson of Brattleboro, Vt., Charlotte Hash of Wilmington, Del., and Terry Wortz of Elkton, Md.; 14 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; her brother, Willard Calvin Gibson of Wyomissing; and her sister, Levirt Pero of Ivyland.
Her husband, Luther C. Hash, is deceased.
Services were held from Bethany Presbyterian Church at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 30.
Burial was in the Oxford Cemetery.
Chester A. Styer of Ware Presbyterian Village, Oxford, died at home on Wednesday, July 31, 2013. He was 95.
Mr. Styer was born in Union, a son of the late Clarence and Eva Holston Styer. He lived in Kirkwood before moving to the retirement community.
He was a lifelong farmer. After he retired from farming, he worked for Shultz Trailer Manufacturing, Elkton, Md.
Mr. Styer enjoyed horse racing and square dancing.
He is survived by his best friends, Moody and Freeda Baker and their family and Betty Hughes and her family.
His wife, Margaret Green Styer, and his brother, Laurence Styer, are deceased.
Friends called at Reynolds Funeral and Cremation Services, 144 E. State St., Quarryville, from 6 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, August 4.
Services were held from the funeral home at 7 p.m. on that date.
Burial was in the Quarryville Cemetery.
Betty Jane Stokes of Pine Ridge Ln., Lancaster, died at the Mennonite Home, Lancaster, on Thursday, August 1, 2013. She was 77.
Mrs. Stokes was born in Bart Township, a daughter of the late Andrew and Kathryn Graham Wimer.
She worked as a desk clerk at Westfield Inn for 19 years before retiring.
Mrs. Stokes enjoyed bowling, cooking, dancing, gaming, traveling, and spending time with her family.
She was a life member of the Ladies Auxiliary of V.F.W. Post 1690, Lancaster.
Mrs. Stokes is survived by two sons, Eloy Jerome of Lancaster and Randy J. Stokes; two daughters, Kathy Louise, wife of James Booth of Conestoga and Terri J. Stokes of Lampeter; four grandchildren; and her her sister, Josephine "Polly" Kirchoff of Lititz.
Her husband, Earl Bleacher Stokes, died in 1989. Two sons, Rick E. Stokes and Steven R. Stokes, and her brother, Richard Graham, are also deceased.
Friends may call at Reynolds Funeral and Cremation Services, 144 E. State St., Quarryville, from 6 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, August 6.
Services will be held from the funeral home at 7 p.m. on that date.
Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, August 7.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Benevolence Fund, The Mennonite Home, 1520 Harrisburg Pike, Lancaster PA 17601.
Thomas G. Mullin Jr. of Woodcrest Villa, Lancaster, died on Tuesday, July 30, 2013. He was 84.
Mr. Mullin graduated from Williamson Trade School in 1947 and worked as a program manger for Thiokol Corp., Elkton, Md., until he retired.
During the Korean War, he served in the U.S. Navy.
A master carpenter, he enjoyed woodworking and playing golf.
Fred S. Oatman of Good Rd., New Providence, died at the Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community on Saturday, July 27, 2013. He was 65.
Mr. Oatman was born in Lancaster, a son of the late Clair J. Sr. and Elizabeth R. Shaubach Oatman.
He was a 1966 graduate of Solanco High School and served in the U.S. Army.
Mr. Oatman worked as a custodian at the Solanco School District for more than 30 years.
Pastor Harold E. Feerrar Jr. of Quarryville died on Wednesday, July 31, 2013. He was 87.
Pastor Feerrar was born in Williamsport, a son of the late Harold E. Sr. and Bertha S. Feerrar.
He was a graduate of Bob Jones University in South Carolina and accepted a temporary pastoral assignment at a church in Mechanic Grove.
The six-month assignment lasted 33 years at the church, which became the Calvary Independent Church. During his tenure, a Christian school was established there. The church became known for its open air Sunday evening services.
Claudia Gladys Nicolai Pownall was buried at Eastland Friends Meeting, Little Britain Township, at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 3, 2013.
Mrs. Pownall died at The Overlook Masonic Home, Charlton, Mass., on January 14, 2013. She was 96.
Mrs. Pownall lived in Wilmington, Del., and Fort Myers, Fla., before moving to Charlton in 2006.
She was a member of the Religious Society of Friends and attended Wilmington Friends Meeting.
Mrs. Charlton is survived by her husband of 71 years, Jay Pownall of Charlton; her son, Ron, husband of Darlene DeVita Pownall of Chelsea, Mass.; her daughter, Phyllis Pownall of Cambridge, Mass.; and two grandsons.