Charles F. “Charlie” Groff, Jr., 83, of New Providence, entered into rest on Monday, August 19, 2019 at his home. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Charles F., and Kathryn (Suter) Groff.
Charlie was a proud veteran of the United States Army, having served in Vietnam. He had been a self-employed HVAC Technician and was a life-member of the Refton Fire Co. and the Quarryville VFW. Charlie was also a member of Lebanon Tall Cedars, Zembo Shriners, and Washington Lodge #156 F.&A.M. He also enjoyed fishing.
John S. Beiler, age 14 of 99 Ferncrest Road, Quarryville, PA, passed away on Saturday, August 17, 2019 due to a farming accident.
Born in Quarryville he was the son of Isaac K. and Fannie E. Stoltzfus Beiler. John attended the Old Order Amish Church with his parents.
William Warren ‘Wil’ Hensel, Jr., 39 of North East, MD, passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2019.
He was born in Lancaster, PA, on February 2, 1980.
Wil worked in construction. He loved dancing and making people laugh. He enjoyed fishing, playing horseshoes and corn hole, was a Ravens fan and was very knowledgeable on many subjects. He just loved life, but most of all he loved and enjoyed his sons, nieces and nephews.
Survivors include his fiancé: Christina M. Winters of North East, MD; his beloved two sons: Cameron Michael Hensel and Maeson James Hensel; parents: William W. Sr. and Geraldine K. Hensel of Rising Sun, MD; two sisters: Tabatha Hastings (Kent) of Kirkwood, PA and Stacey Jean Kirby of Rising Sun, MD; brother-in-law: Duane Lunsford; plus many nieces and nephews.
Jacob A. "Jake" Jones, III, 45, of Bart Township, entered into rest unexpectedly at his home on Tuesday, August 13, 2019.
Born in Elkton Maryland, he was the son of Darlene (Dixon), wife of Henry Russel Wingler and the late Jacob A. Jones, Jr.
He is survived by his loving wife of 15 years, Kimberly (Eckman) Jones.
Jake owned and operated Jonesin Sports Construction, LLC. He loved hunting and fishing and was a Green Bay Packers Fan. He also enjoyed NASCAR, his favorite driver was Martin Truex, Jr.
Evelyn Lucille Ager Schlosser, 79, of Pusey Mill Road, Lincoln University, PA went to be with her Lord on Monday, August 12, 2019.
She was the wife of James C. Schlosser.
Born in Ligonier, PA she was the daughter of the late James Walter and Evelyn Lucille Kohler Ager, Jr.
A homemaker for 57 years, she was also a cosmetologist for many years. She enjoyed her family and friends, especially her grandchildren, cooking and baking, especially for holidays, with Christmas being her favorite.
Paul L. Herr, 90, formerly of Stony Hill Road, Quarryville, PA died Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at Oak Leaf Manor South, Millersville, PA.
He was the husband of the late Freda Dearolf Miller Herr.
Born in Peach Bottom, he was the son of the late Daniel H. and Henrietta Johnson Herr.
Paul was a truck driver for Herr Motor Express for 35 years and had worked part time for H&F Tire Service.
He had served in the US Army during the occupation of Japan and Korea and was a life member of the Paul R. Struble Post 8710 VFW, Strasburg and the American Legion Post 194, Rising Sun MD.
Eleanor Patterson Snyder, "Pat", 96, of Willow Street, died Monday, August 12 at her daughter's home
Eleanor Patterson Snyder (Pat), 96, Willow Street, passed away peacefully August 12 at the home of her daughter Luan, in Millersville.
She was born on a farm near Gap, PA on July 18, 1923. She was the second child of T. Donald and Helen Hess Patterson.
Pat graduated from Little Britain High School in 1942. During World War II she lived in California and worked as an airplane mechanic for Cal-Aero Flight Academy on Primary and Basic Training planes. When she returned to Lancaster she worked at RCA and Hamilton Watch where she was the pitcher on the Women's Softball team. During that time she married Fred R. Snyder and had a daughter, Luan. Following his death in 1959 Pat sold real estate, drove a school bus for 20 years and retired in 1989 from the Quarryville Post Office where she was a rural mail carrier.
Sara L. “Sally” Roland, 82, of Quarryville, entered into rest on Friday, August 9, 2019 at Hospice and Community Care.
Born in Kerman, CA, she was the daughter of the late Richard Murphy and Jean V. Mitchell. She was the companion of Walter L. Todd, Jr. of Quarryville.
In her earlier years, Sally had tended bar at the J&B Hotel in Quarryville and the Bullfrog Inn, Georgetown. She retired after many years as a licensed cosmetologist. Sally enjoyed gardening, painting, and spending time with her family.
Karen L. Izenour, 64, of Manheim, entered into rest on Thursday, August 8, 2019.
Born in Quarryville, she was the daughter of Maria L. (Schmidt) Herr of Quarryville and the late Thaddeus W. Herr.
Karen graduated from Solanco High School class of 1973, where she played in the band and also was a contestant in the Miss Solanco Pageant. She went on to be a successful businesswoman, managing human resource departments in the health and printing industries and helping her husband in his printing sales business.
Mary G. Marietta, 90, of Rigby Road, Peach Bottom, PA died Saturday, August 10, 2019 at Manor Care, Lancaster.
She was the widow of Frank David Marietta.
Born in Peach Bottom, Pa she was the daughter of the late Jessie and Helen Milburn Murray.
A career military nurse, she served in the US Army from September 1956 until her retirement on April 1978. Attaining the rank of SFC E-7 she served in Valley Forge General Hospital in Phoenixville, PA and Lettermen Army Hospital in San Francisco, CA.