T. Kim Wagner, 77, of Quarryville, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 surrounded by his family.
Born in West Grove, he was the son of the late J. Walter and Mildred R. (Retzer) Wagner.
He was the loving husband of Anna Mary (Zander) Wagner for over 56 years.
Kim was a skilled wood worker and longtime cabinet maker and had owned his own business, Cabinets by Wagner for over 25 years. He was a member of Wakefield Bible Church. Kim enjoyed deer hunting and spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
In addition to his wife, Kim is survived by 3 children: Beth, wife of Jay Smeltzer of Brogue; Jeff, husband of Tracy Wagner of Quarryville; and Steve, husband of Abby Wagner of Quarryville; 11 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren and siblings: Linda Dull, Larry Wagner and Keith Wagner.
Barbara Smith Fisher, 89, formerly of Willow Street, entered the Church Triumphant peacefully at the Glen at Willow Valley on Sunday, September 27, 2020 after an extended illness.
Barbara was born to the late David I. and Francis (DeRoos) Smith in Lancaster and was raised in Holtwood.
She was the wife of William D. Fisher. They were married in 1953 and enjoyed 67 years of marriage.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by 2 sons: William Douglas of Strasburg and David C. (Vicki) of Wernersville and a grandson, Jason David of Palmyra. Also surviving are 2 brothers, Donald D. (Norma) Smith of BelAir, MD and Robert D. (Patricia) Smith of Gettysburg.
Barbara Jean “Barb” Gibson, 72, of Quarryville, passed away on Saturday, September 26, 2020 at Lancaster General Hospital. She was the beloved wife of William Gene Gibson, Sr., with whom she shared 49 years of marriage.
Born in Bluefield, VA, she was the daughter of the late J.D. Billips and the late Louise Billips Collins.
Barb was a graduate of Manheim Central High School, class of 1966. Over the years she was employed as a secretary in manufacturing.
She always had a positive attitude and looked at the world through rose-colored glasses. Barb was an excellent mother and grandmother.
D. George Beiler, 88, of Gordonville, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, September 25, 2020 after a short bout with cancer, at Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community.
He was a faithful and loving husband of Rhoda N. Stoltzfus Beiler for 65 years.
Born in Bareville, PA he was the son of the late Christian E. and Rachel S. Lapp Beiler.
He was a member of Ridgeview Mennonite Church where he had served on the Leadership Board and as a Sunday school teacher.
A lifelong farmer, he had also been employed as a salesman for Martin Ag Service in New Holland, an Amish Taxi Driver, and at the former Ferguson and Hassler Grocery Store, Quarryville.
Dorothy J. Bolt, 85, of Oxford, PA passed away Monday, September 21, 2020 at Ware Presbyterian Village, Oxford.
She was the wife of Eugene W. Bolt with whom she shared 66 years of marriage.
Born in Lincoln University, PA she was the daughter of the late Veryl J. and Bessie McComsey Brown.
Dorothy enjoyed yard sales, gardening and cooking.
She is survived by her husband; six children, Lawrence Bolt (Pam) of Oxford, Ronald Bolt (Linda) of Little Britain, Dorothy Little (Melvin) of Little Britain, Lisa Bare, Jeffrey Bolt (Shawnee) of MD and Michelle True; fourteen grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and one sister, Nancy Ortega of Oxford.
Thomas W. "Buster" Adams, 66, of New Providence, passed away on Saturday, September 19, 2020 surrounded by his wife and children after a brief battle with cancer.
Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Paul M. Adams and Lucille (Sheets) Thompson.
He was the husband of Brenda (Wiggins) Adams, with whom he celebrated 32 years of marriage in February.
"Buster", as many knew him, was a hard-working, kind man who could light up the room with his smile. There was not a person who met him that would soon forget him. He had a passion for corvettes and restoring old cars and racing them at Cecil County Dragway. Buster loved coming home from a long day of work to be greeted by his favorite four-legged kids, Munch and Lucy. On his days off, he enjoyed nice Sunday drives with Brenda or spending time with his children, extended family and friends.
Willis J. Kurtz, age 90 of Lancaster, passed away to his heavenly home with Jesus after a lengthy illness on September 17, 2020 at his home.
He was born in Salisbury Township, son of the late Jason and Anna M. Hershey Kurtz.
He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Eileen Siedhof Kurtz and a daughter, Julie Kurtz of Lancaster.
He was preceded in death by a son, John Kurtz in 2004 and 3 siblings: Hershey and Frank Kurtz and Esther Mann.
Kara (Hess) Latshaw went to be with her Lord on September 16, 2020 after a brave battle with Lymphoma.
Kara is survived by her children, Audra Dohrman and Nathan Dohrman, as well as her mother Helen P. (Swearingen) Hess, her father Larry E. Hess, sister Dannel (Randy) Wissler, brother Steven (Wendy) Hess and eight nieces and nephews who knew their aunt was bringing the best gifts, the most food, and had the best snacks for every car ride.
She was a business owner, establishing her own company named KD Management whose work and passion focused on the Brain Injury Association of Pennsylvania.
It is with deep sorrow and much love that we mourn the passing of Dottie Jean Mylin, age 78 of Quarryville, PA on Thursday, September 17, 2020 from Pancreatic Cancer, the same insidious cancer that took her son Douglas Wayne Hassel 7 years ago.
Dottie was the daughter of the late Anna P. Evans and the late Milford L. Campbell.
Like her son, Dottie Jean had a positive outlook and fought with all she had to beat this diagnosis. Some may say she lost her battle, but she fought till the last second with amazing grace and dignity, which is how she lived her life.
Fannie F. Stoltzfus, age 59, of 621 Amish Road, Gap, passed away on Wednesday September 16, 2020 at Lancaster General Hospital.
Born in Parkesburg, she was the daughter of the late Amos E. and Mary Fisher Stoltzfus.
She was the wife of John David Stoltzfus. She was a member of the Old Order Amish Church.