William R. “Billy” Mace of New Providence died at home Thursday, May 12, 2016. He was 80.
Born in McAdoo, Pa., he was the son of the late William R. and Mary A. (Leist) Mace.
Mr. Mace graduated from McAdoo High School and went on to serve his country in the U.S. Army in Korea.
After serving, he continued his education at Penn State University graduating with an associate’s degree in Mechanical Engineering.
He worked for various companies, including 20 years at the former RCA in equipment development as a designer/draftsman. He was extremely proud of the fact that he designed and built his own home with the help of his wife.
Jill L. Kelley of Willow Street died at her home under hospice care on Tuesday, October 13, 2015. She was 59.
Born in Lancaster, she was a daughter of Sarah (Coleman) Kelley of Holtwood and the late Paul L. Kelley.
Ms. Kelley had worked for her parents as an office manager and technician at Kell-Tech Dental Lab.
She loved cooking, gardening and spending time with her family.
Edgar F. Greenleaf of Kirkwood died at Lancaster General Hospital on August 12, 2015, following a brief battle with cancer. He was 78.
Mr. Greenleaf was born and raised in Kirkwood, a son of the late C. Martin Sr. and Sadie Herr Greenleaf.
He was a graduate of Solanco High School.
Mr. Greenleaf held sales management positions with J.I. Case and Field Queen corporations before founding Ag-Industrial Equipment in Rising Sun, Md., in 1976.
Eva F. Kunkle of New Providence died of injuries she sustained in an auto accident on Thursday, July 16, 2015. She was 78.
Mrs. Kunkle was born in Chilhowie, Va., a daughter of the late Walter and Bertha Whisman Eller.
She enjoyed camping, attending yard sales, and shopping.
Mrs. Kunkle had been a member of the Lancaster CB Club.
Shirley M. Dabler of Lancaster died in Lancaster General Hospital on Wednesday, July 15, 2015. She was 79.
Miss Dabler was born in Lancaster, a daughter of the late Willis and Violet Styer Dabler.
She worked for Hamilton Watch Co. for 40 years before retiring.
Miss Dabler volunteered for many years with the Water Street Rescue Mission and the Solanco Food Bank.
She was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church, Quarryville.
Cynthia S. Weller of Quarryville died Wednesday, April 22, 2015, following a lengthy illness. She was 59.
Mrs. Weller was born in Lancaster, a daughter of Betty Angeline Kreider of Quarryville and the late Henry Kreider.
She was co-owner of the family trucking company.
Mrs. Weller was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Quarryville.
An avid horseback rider, she was also a member of the Valley Lea Riding Club, the American Quarter Horse Association, and the American Paint Horse Association.
A member of 4-H, she served as a leader for 12 years.
Edward F. Fritz of Quarryville, Pa., died Sunday, April 5, 2015, at Lancaster General Hospital. He was 74.
He was born, September 12, 1940 in Lancaster, a son of the late Edward M. and Janet Kegel Fritz.
Mr. Fritz was a graduate of St. Anthony of Padua grade school, Lancaster Catholic High School, and St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry.
Stanley Wade "Gus" Shoff of Nottingham died at home April 4, 2015. He was 72.
For much of his life, Mr. Shoff worked as a carpenter and truck driver.
He was a member of Rising Sun American Legion. He enjoyed football, especially the Dallas Cowboys, and reading mysteries.
Agnes Mae Hart died Sunday, April 5, 2015 at Rest Haven Nursing Home, York, Pa. She was 93.
She was born in Donora, Pa., on May 3, 1921 to the late August and Ora Rhodes Gruller.
Mrs. Hart worked in Nanty Glo, Pa., as a waitress and did housework before moving with a few girlfriends to Oxford, Pa., and began working in Elkton, at a factory that made rifle artillery for soldiers to use in the war.
She was baptized and joined Little Britain Presbyterian Church in 1956 and was involved in the Women’s Willing Workers Association, attended Sunday school, and taught in their Vacation Bible School for many years.
Richard A. Kellogg Sr. of Airville died at the Lebanon VA Medical Center on Saturday, February 21, 2015. He was 83.
Mr. Kellogg was born in Turin, N.Y., a son of the late James F. and Viola Rudd Kellogg. He lived in New Providence before moving to Airville.
During the Korean War, he served as a corporal in the U.S. Army.