Nathaniel W. Brady Jr. son of the late Ann (Jones) Brady and Nathaniel W. Brady Sr. passed away on August 28 2018. Nate was married to Marie Walls Brady for 56 years and were high school sweethearts. They resided in Oxford Pa.
Nate graduated from Oxford Area High School class of 1961 where he excelled in Business, played saxophone in the school band and participated in sports. He went to Goldey-Beacom College.
In 1963, Nate worked at Chrysler Corp in Newark De. He worked as an assembler, security officer, member of the U.A.W. and United Plant Guards serving as financial secretary and shop steward. He retired in May 1999. He worked at Moccasin Run Golf Course as a ranger until June 2018.
Nate was an award winning golfer and bowler. He was a member of the Birdie Club. He was club champion 2 years and served as financial secretary.
Rachel N. Nissley, age 90, passed away at her home in Holtwood on Wednesday, August 29, 2018.
She was the wife of the late Paul V. Nissley who died December 12, 2015.
Born in Manheim, PA she was the daughter of the late John and Lizzie Newcomer Snavely.
A homemaker and lifetime farmer’s wife, she was a member of Willow Street Mennonite Church.
Rachel is survived by a daughter, Joan E. wife of Gary A. Dean of Strasburg; 5 grandchildren; and 3 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by 2 sons, Larry L. Nissley, Donald R. Nissley and a brother, Raymond Snavely.
Brandon Robert Frank, 7, of Kirkwood, entered into rest on his birthday, August 28, 2018, surrounded by his loving family at Hershey Medical Center.
Born in Lancaster, he was the son of Jonathan and Christine (Cheney) Fletcher and the late Robert Frank.
Brandon had a bright and inquisitive mind. He loved playing with trains and working on large puzzles. He also enjoyed reading books, maps and using his imagination. He would have been starting 2nd grade at Providence Elementary School.
Stanley H. Jackson, 84, of Quarryville, entered into rest on Sunday, August 26, 2018 at Conestoga View.
Born in Glyndon, Maryland, he was the son of the late Benjamin H., and Frances W. (Gill) Jackson.
He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Rhoda (Feight) Jackson. Stan was an entrepreneur at heart, having started many businesses throughout his life. He had also been in manufactured home sales for many years, most recently working for Patriot Homes. Stan had attended Colerain Baptist Church and also St. Paul’s Church in Quarryville. He had proudly served in the U.S. Army. Stan was a member of the Quarryville Rotary and was also active in local fast-pitch softball leagues.
Michael T. Reese, 53, of Willow Street, PA, passed away unexpectedly at his home August 23, 2018.
Mike was the husband of Susan M. Herman Reese. They had celebrated 28 years of marriage. Michael was born in Lancaster, PA, a son of the late Elmer P. and LoAnne Wallick Reese.
Mike had spent 39 years actively participating in Fire Service and Emergency Medical Service. Starting his career at the Bausman Fire Company, then as a life member with Willow Street Fire Co., and Ambulance, where he was currently serving as Fire Chief. He was also a life member of Lampeter Fire Co and East Lampeter Twp. Ambulance Assoc. Mike was a member of Lancaster Co, Fireman’s Assoc. Mike really enjoyed watching baseball and college football, and spending time with his family dogs.
Dorothy L. Lemmert, “Dottie”, was born April 16, 1924 in Hazelton, PA to Helen Moyer Lemmert and George C. Lemmert; she died August 17, 2018 at Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community (QPRC) after 2 years of health challenges.
Dottie graduated from high school in Hazelton, PA then earned a BS in Business Education from Indiana State Teacher’s College, of PA in 1946 and a MS in Education from Temple University in 1951. After teaching 2 years at West Reading High School she taught at Scott High School, Coatesville, PA for 3 years. Dottie taught business classes at Abington High School for 33 years, where she held a weekly Bible club. She also taught Bible classes for many years at the Church of the Open Door in Abington, PA where she was mentored by Pastor/Evangelist Jack Murray. She served as his personal secretary and the treasurer at Bible Evangelism, Hatfield, PA. Dottie’s last 19 years were spent at QPRC where she served residents by typing their memoirs, teaching computer skills, working in the mail room, and hosting family and friends from around the world.
Violet L. Snyder, 88 of Drumore, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, August 25, 2018. She was the wife of the late Charles E. Snyder who passed away in 1980.
An only child, she was born in Lancaster to the late Lester and Reba (Thompson) Good.
Vi enjoyed reading, jig saw puzzles, playing Dominos, volunteering at the book store at the Quarryville Public Library, and trips to Sea Isle City, N.J. In her earlier years she enjoyed doing ceramics and hosted once a week ceramic workshops for as many as 20 friends at a time.
She will be lovingly missed by her 3 children Linda S. Martin, wife of Al of Drumore, Patricia E. Blough, wife of Dennis of Peach Bottom, and Charles E. Snyder, Jr. fiancé of Brenda Yeager of Clearwater, FL. , 5 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.
Lois Reeder McLatchie, Ph.D. (nee Lois Bess Reeder), lately of Quarryville, Pennsylvania and formerly of Cleveland, Ohio, passed into eternal life in Jesus at the age of 86 at 3:30 pm on August 18, 2018 in Quarryville, Pennsylvania, after battling congestive heart failure.
Born September 27, 1931 in Camden, New Jersey, the youngest child and only daughter of Amos and Inez (nee Caroline Inez Landis) Reeder, she was welcomed by brothers Charles and Bill. She accepted Jesus Christ as her personal savior at the age of 13.
While attending Olney High School in Philadelphia, PA, she participated in the school orchestra, playing the viola. After graduating from high school, she worked at Wyeth Laboratories, attended Philadelphia College of the Bible, and participated in a television youth orchestra for Percy Crawford’s “Youth on the March.” It was there she met a young seminary student, William “Bill” Richmond Lockie McLatchie, II, whom she won over by untying his shoelaces. The two bonded over their shared loves of Jesus and music and were married on June 4, 1955 in Pilgrim Baptist Church of Philadelphia.
Daughter Ruth and son John were born in the Philadalphia area. In 1959, the family moved to Chattanooga, Tennessee, where sons David and Benjamin were born (Benjamin stillborn). In 1961, the family moved to Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, where daughters Elizabeth and Willa were born and David succumbed to non-Hodgkins lymphoma at age seven.
During this time of child-rearing and homemaking, Lois began to suffer from bipolar disorder. As she began to find relief through treatment, she reached the conclusion that the Lord allowed her suffering to enable her to help others with similar problems. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Alberta in 1974. After the family moved to Winburne, Pennsylvania in 1974, she obtained her Master’s degree and Doctorate from the Pennsylvania State University and became licensed as a clinical psychologist after the family moved to Cleveland, Ohio in 1978, where she blessed many in her role as pastor’s wife at Hillcrest Baptist Church
After working as a clinical psychologist at the Cleveland Veteran’s Administration, the State of Ohio Psychiatric
Marie M. Gainer, of White Oak Road, Paradise, PA died Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at Lancaster General Hospital.
She and her husband Dana C. Gainer were married for 49 years.
Born in Mt. Nebo, PA she was the daughter of the late Robert Lee and Dorothy Marie Lefever Haldeman, Sr.
A homemaker, Marie retired from retail sales as a sale clerk. She was a member of Mt. Eden Lutheran Church, Quarryville. She was a very loving wife, mother, and grandmother.
Sharon L. Peters, 70, of New Providence, PA, died Monday, August 20, 2018 at Hospice and Community Care, Mt. Joy, PA.
Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Kenneth David and Theda Jane Roeting Hughes.
Sharon had been employed for 29 years for Tyson Foods as a scissors and knife sharpener.
Surviving her are 3 children, Stacy Wise, George H. (Stephanie) Peters, Jr., Leanna (Richard) Prokay; 11 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren; 2 brothers; and 2 sisters.