Thelma L. Stauffer, 90, of Holtwood, passed away on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at Harrison House of Christiana.
She was the wife of the late Roy A. Stauffer.
Thelma was the daughter of the late Roy C. and Lizzie (Brubaker) Wade. For many years she worked as a seamstress.
Jessica Brant Hammer, 30, of Lancaster, entered into rest unexpectedly on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at her home.
Born in Concord, California, she was the daughter of Jacques Emile Pittet and Margarete Caldeira Brant Carvalho and step-daughter of William Hayes.
Kathleen W. Keene, 75, of Christiana, entered into rest on Tuesday, September 10, 2019. Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Jacob A. and Beatrice (Boose) Whitelock. She was the loving wife of Richard C. Keene for 51 years.
Kathy was an active member of Middle Octorara Presbyterian Church, where she served as a deacon, taught Sunday school, and sang in the choir. She also worked part-time in the deli at Fergies for 11 years. Above all, Kathy loved being a mom and was active in the lives of all four of her sons.
Guy Russell Lloyd, III, 74, of Maxwell Drive, Quarryville, PA passed away peacefully at his residence following a lengthy illness on Sunday, September 8, 2019.
He and his wife Esther M. Stoltzfus Lloyd celebrated 53 years of marriage. Born in Lancaster County, he was the son of the late Guy Russell and Verna Doerr Lloyd, Jr.
Russ had been a self-employed painter and wallpaper hanger.
He was a member of Mechanic Grove Church of the Brethren.
Russ was an avid pool shooter and enjoyed collecting antique toys, woodworking, and spending time with his family and friends.
Wanda “Jeannie” (Schilling) Peffer, 63, of Quarryville, PA, passed away at her home surrounded by family after a brief illness. Wanda was predeceased by her husband Vincent J. Peffer, Jr. who died in 1996.
Wanda was born at Fort Bragg, NC, a daughter of Winnie B. Lucas Schilling of Pylesville, MD, and the late Henry Charles Schilling.
Wanda was recently retired from Turkey Hill Minit Markets office, where she was employed for over 40 years. After retirement, Wanda enjoyed working with children in the IU13 program at Quarryville Elementary School.
Thomas G. Huller Sr, 70, of Christiana, PA, passed away on September 5, 2019 at Hospice and Community Care, Mount Joy. He was the beloved husband of Eileen Huller (Keegan). They would have celebrated 52 years of marriage on September 9, 2019.
He was a member of the Quarryville Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses. He was employed by Fisher Scientific for 45 years. He enjoyed watching Philadelphia sports teams, reading and classics movies.
Lois J. (Eshleman) Myers, 88, of Quarryville, entered into rest unexpectedly on Sunday, September 8, 2019. Born in Lancaster County, she was the daughter of the late Parke and Orella (Moss) Eshleman. Her husband, Richard R. “Dick” Myers died in 2014.
Lois loved gardening and growing tomatoes. Every summer at the Buck, her tomato stand was a familiar sight. Lois also painted and wall-papered several homes throughout Lancaster County.
She was an active member of Chestnut Level Presbyterian Church, Quarryville Fire Company Auxiliary, and served on the Audit Committee for East Drumore Twp.
Jolene M. Watson, 87, of Lancaster, PA, formerly of Holtwood, PA, passed away on September 5, 2019. She was the widow of George L. Watson who passed away in 2002.
Born in Lancaster, PA, a daughter of the late John and Helen Rineer Weidman. Jolene had retired from the former RCA, Lancaster, GE, and Burle Industries. She enjoyed gardening and her flowers.
Jolene is survived by her daughter, Wendy M. Watson, Lancaster.
A memorial service will be held Wednesday, September 11, 2019, at 11:00 AM at Little Britain Presbyterian Church 255 Little Britain Church Road, Peach Bottom, PA.
Kenneth L. Rose, 82, of Nottingham, entered into rest on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at Hospice and Community Care.
Born in Richmond, Virginia, he was the son of the late John Herbert and Irma Lee (Reid) Rose. He was the loving husband of Janice (Cobb) Rose for 61 years.
Ken was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church in Quarryville. He had worked for Anchor Motor Freight. Ken was a veteran of the United States Airforce. He had a proud and profound love of country and the preservation of constitutional liberty and freedom.
In addition to his wife, Ken is survived by sons: John L. Rose of Chatsworth, GA; Patrick M. Rose of Faber, VA; Kenneth L. Rose, II of Lancaster; and daughters: Mary Anne Rose of Wenatchee, WA; Teresa L. Rose of Boise, ID; 6 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; brothers, John H. Rose, II of Richmond, VA and Warren L. Rose of Columbia, VA.
June Lee Wagner, 80, of Quarryville, passed away on Thursday, September 5, 2019, at Hospice & Community Care, Mount Joy. She was the loving wife of the late John A. Wagner, with whom she shared 25 years of marriage until his passing in 2017.
Born in Delaware, June was the daughter of the late William and Edna (Hedrick) Carroll.
June was a graduate of Alexis I. duPont High School, class of 1957. After high school, she went on to work for Continental American Life Insurance Company, retiring with 43 years of service.