Naomi E. Beiler, age 82, of Lancaster, PA, passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, surrounded by her husband and 8 children.
She was the wife of Isaac S. Beiler with whom she celebrated 61 years of marriage on November 19th.
She was born in Paradise, daughter of the late Amos H. & Naomi Fisher Fisher.
She attended the Worship Center of Leola, and in the past was an active member of Sandy Hill Community Church where she formed many lasting relationships. Naomi was a nurturing homemaker and helpmate to her husband on the family farm for 40 years and then owned and operated Naomi's Personal Touch Cleaning Services for over 25 years. She enjoyed collecting beautiful dishes, and found great delight in giving them away during her brief illness.
She also enjoyed flower gardening, cooking & baking, and was famously known for her shoofly pies. She profoundly impacted people by her gift of serving and hospitality. Naomi was a proficient writer and keeper of family history.
Janet E. Leaman, age 92, formerly of Willow Street and Ronks passed away at Calvary Homes on Monday, January 11, 2021.
She was the wife of the late Charles H. Leaman who passed away on September 5, 2012.
She was born in Manheim, daughter of the late Ralph & Edith Mellinger Metzler. She was a member of Calvary Monument Bible Church of Paradise. She graduated from Manheim Borough High School class of 1946. Janet had a guest home and enjoyed taking guests into her home and serving meals.
She enjoyed being involved with the Farm Women's Society and sewing. For many years she collected and sold used postage stamps to benefit Ambassadors for Christ Missions.
Jessie Lee Greer, 78, of Oxford, PA passed away Friday, January 8, 2021 at Twin Pines Health Care Center, West Grove.
She was the wife of Robert H. Greer with whom she shared 37 years of marriage.
Born in West Grove, PA she was the daughter of the late Jesse G. and Lillian B. Roney Wood.
She was a member of Safe Harbor Baptist Church, Cochranvillle.
Jessie was employed for many years with the Oxford Area School District as a school bus driver.
She loved her grandchildren and her dog, Roxy.
She is survived by her husband; six children, Kelly Pyle (Mike) of Nottingham, Wendy Hansen of Mt. City, TN, Joey Greer of Oxford, Linda Arnold (Bill), Lisa Pryor of Fredricksburg, MD and Brenda Church (Scott) of Mt. City, TN; ten grandchildren, Cheri, Gary, Scott, Brandon, Joseph, Mark, Becky, Bo, Wesley and Amir; and several great-grandchildren.
David Halladay, Sr., age 79 of Oxford, passed away on Sunday, January 10, 2021 at his home.
He was the husband of Suzanne Jackson Halladay.
Born in Florida, he was the son of the late Tom and Blanche Doran Halladay.
David was a member of Union Presbyterian Church. He graduated from Solanco High School and was a farmer all his life. He was a member of the Waterloo Boys and in his free time he loved snowmobiling and driving his antique John Deere tractor.
David F. Smucker, age 64 of 11 Bell Road, Unit 1, Christiana, PA, passed away on Friday, January 8, 2021 at his home.
He was the husband of Mary E. Kauffman Smucker.
Born in Gordonville, he was the son of Mary Fisher Smucker of Gordonville and the late Daniel B. Smucker.
David was a member of the Old Order Amish Church.
Surviving besides his wife and mother are 10 children: Sarah K. wife of Samuel S. King of Lancaster, Daniel K. husband of Mary Fisher Smucker of Paradise, Jacob K. husband of Mary Lapp Smucker of Manheim, Emma K. wife of David B. Glick of Coatesville, Mary K. wife of Samuel S. Riehl of Holtwood, Linda K. wife of Daniel S. Glick, Jr. of Willow Street, Barbara K. wife of Jonathan S. Lapp of Christiana, Nancy K. wife of David K. Fisher of Ronks, Samuel K. Smucker at home, and Susie K. wife of Rueben K. Riehl of Christiana, 44 grandchildren, and 15 siblings: Sarah F. wife of Jacob Stoltzfus of Airville, Annie M. wife of Aquilla Stoltzfus, Nancy F. wife of Stephen S. Stoltzfus, both of Kirkwood, Lydia F. wife of Samuel S. Stoltzfus of Bird In Hand, Elam F. husband of Annie Stoltzfus Smucker of Honey Brook, Daniel B. Jr. husband of Sadie King Smucker of Ephrata, Amos F. husband of Fannie Stoltzfus Smucker, Benuel F. husband of Mary King Smucker, both of New Holland, Mary S. wife of Henry Stoltzfus of Oxford, Malinda F. wife of John O. Yoder of Lancaster, Levi F. husband of Emma Fisher Smucker of Delta, John F. husband of Rachel Smucker Smucker of Gordonville, Lizzie F. wife of Amos F. Fisher of Waveland, IN, Sadie F. wife of Jacob Beiler of Platteville, WI, and Rebecca F. wife of Ivan Stoltzfus of Christiana.
Amos Z. Nolt, of Peach Bottom, died peacefully at age 84 on January 8th, 2021 at the Hospice Care center in Mount Joy.
He was the loving husband of Elizabeth M. Nolt for 64 years.
A lifelong farmer, Amos moved with Elizabeth to Peach Bottom in 1960, where they raised their four children. He loved spending time with his family, whether that be working with them on the farm, playing games, or gathering around the dinner table. A man of deep faith, he was a faithful member at Fairmount Mennonite Church (Weaverland Conference).
He was the son of the late Amos and Ada Nolt. Amos was preceded in death by his infant son, Clyde M. Nolt; his granddaughter, Jolaine Nolt; and his siblings, Mabel Z. Nolt, Elmer Z. Nolt, and Martin Z. Nolt.
Daulton J. Trout, age 22, of New Providence, passed away on Wednesday, January 6, 2021.
He was born in Lancaster, son of William W. Jr. & Julia D. Conley Trout.
He graduated from Solanco High School class of 2016, and then attended Arcadia University for 2 years. He worked for Run Valley Exteriors of Conestoga. He enjoyed working on cars and motorcycles, going to car shows and customizing cars.
Daulton had many friends that loved him and was a good friend to have. He was known for his awesome laugh and willingness to help in any circumstance.
Richard “Rick” Henry, 63, of Mountville, passed away at Lancaster General Hospital on Tuesday January 5, 2021, following a brief illness.
Born in Lancaster, Rick was the son of Vera (Groff) Henry of Quarryville and the late David S. Henry.
He was the loving husband of Debra Deck Henry, who preceded him in death.
Rick will be remembered as a hard-working, skilled plumber and a simple man who was always willing to lend a helping hand when family and friends needed it. Through the years, he found joy in hunting, fishing, and watching his grandsons play baseball. He was an avid NASCAR fan and never missed watching a Pittsburgh Steelers game. Most importantly, Rick was a loving son, father, pop-pop, brother and friend that will be greatly be missed.
Ivan Joseph Kuklis, 83, of Quarryville, entered into rest on January 4, 2021 at Lancaster General Hospital with his wife and members of his loving family by his side.
Born in Pittsburgh, he was the son of the late Andrew and Kristina ( Jakob) Kuklis.
He was the loving husband of Norma Jane (Cartmell) Kuklis for over 53 years.
Ivan was a graduate of Carnegie-Mellon University. He served in the United States Army in Germany. He then went on to work as an engineer for the Heinz Company. He later moved to Lancaster and was employed in engineering department by Armstrong World Industries for 33 years.
Timothy S. “Tim” Klopp, Sr., of Columbia, passed away on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at Lancaster General Hospital due to injuries he sustained in a motor vehicle accident.
Born in Ephrata, he was the son of the late Mary Jane Devonshire.
Tim attended school in the Lampeter-Strasburg school district. For most of his life he was a truck driver, most recently for Brothers Trucking.
In his spare time, Tim enjoyed studying history and visiting Gettysburg. He loved being a truck driver and traveling around the country. He also enjoyed Harley Davidson Motorcycles.