Sarah K. Zook, age 58, of 1201 Smyrna Road, Christiana, entered into rest on Sunday, January 30, 2022.
She was the wife of John E. Zook.
Born in Leola, she was the daughter of the late John S. and Rebecca King Beiler.
A homemaker, Sarah was a member of the Old Order Amish Church.
Donald H. Miller, Sr., age 79 of Holtwood, PA, passed away on Friday, January 28, 2022 at the Lancaster General Hospital.
He was the husband of the late Kay F. Beener Miller who passed away on September 7, 2011.
Born in Lloydell, PA, he was the son of the late Oscar E., Sr. and Florence L. Smay Miller.
He worked as a furnace operator for Alcoa for 27 years before he retired in 1994. Donald honorably served his country in the United Sates Army. In his free time, he loved woodworking, hunting, fishing, and spending time with and spoiling his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Frank Vincent “Vince” Felizzi, 65, of Lancaster, went home to be with Jesus on Thursday, January 27th, 2022.
Born in Lancaster, PA, he was a son of Joyce M. (Gigl) Felizzi and the late Frank Felizzi.
Vince was the loving husband of Lynn S. (Thompson) Felizzi with whom he recently celebrated 45 years of marriage.
Vince was a graduate of Lancaster Catholic High School class of 1974 and continued his education at Thaddeus Stevens Trade School in the early 1980s. After school, Vince was employed by the former Kerr Glass Company until 1986 when he then left to obtain a job at the former R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co. until he retired.
During his formative years, Vince was very active in Boy scouts obtaining the rank of Eagle Scout while in high school. Vince also was active in his family’s church, St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church as an altar boy. In high school, Vince was also very active in sports playing on the football team.
Boyd Fillmore Robinson, Jr. was born on August 27, 1943 and left this earth on January 26, 2022.
Boyd was born in Lindale, Texas and grew up in the New Harmony Community twelve miles northwest of Tyler, Texas.
Boyd was born to Boyd Fillmore Robinson, Sr. and Illian Mae Young Robinson. Siblings included three sisters, Bertha May Goodwin, Dorothy Jean Robinson, and Trecia Bass England.
He attended Tyler schools and graduated from John Tyler High in 1961. A degree in Agriculture was earned from Texas A & M University in College Station, Texas in 1966. Boyd taught school in Watford City, North Dakota, served as the State FFA Advisor for the state of Maryland, was a member of Volunteers in Overseas Cooperative Assistance, and later worked privately in a business network as a Website Consultant.
Boyd and Jean celebrated their 50th anniversary just twenty-two days prior to his death.
Charles L. Allen, 75 of Luther Acres, died on Tuesday, January 25, 2022 after a long illness.
Born in Lancaster, PA he was the son of the late John L. Allen and Ruth E. (Zimmerman) Allen.
His life partner was Darla B. Lamoureux. Surviving are 2 step-daughters, Julie Conner (Derek) and Diane Gegg (Stephen), and 5 step-grandchildren. He was also survived by a brother, Dennis J. Allen (Sue) of Collins, PA (Quarryville).
Mr. Allen was a 1964 graduate of Solanco High School and a 2007 graduate of Penn Foster College. From 1964-2004 he was employed by Armstrong World Industries in Physics Research, Rheology, and Heat Transfer. He was a member of ASTM (American Society of Testing and Methods) and the Society of Rheology. In addition, he was President, Treasurer, and Travel Chairperson of ARTA (Armstrong Recreation and Travel Association). He also was a member of the Lancaster Historic Preservation Trust and the Conestoga Country Club.
James D. “Jim” Lowe, 81, of Quarryville, formerly of Lancaster, passed away on Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community.
He was the loving husband of the late Nancy (Gibson) Lowe, with whom he shared 56 years of marriage at the time of her passing in 2019.
Born in Hamilton, Montana, he was the son of the late James Ernest and Elizabeth Margaret (Thompson) Lowe.
Jim was a graduate of Renton High School in Renton, Washington, class of 1959. Soon after graduation, Jim enlisted in the U.S. Navy, proudly serving for 8 years, earning the rank of Hospital Corpsman, Third Class. He then went on to be employed by Service America Food Vending Company (now Canteen) as a route driver, retiring in 2005 with 35 years of service.
John Robert Tice, 69, of Quarryville, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 25, 2022.
Born in West Grove, he was the son of the late Bobby Jack and Mary (Pugh) Tice.
He was the beloved husband of Jerelyn (Hostetter) Tice for over 47 years.
John was a 1970 graduate of Solanco High School. He was a machinist for TE Connectivity in Mount Joy. He enjoyed going to auctions, coaching church league softball and building floats for the Solanco Fair baby parades. John was a former member of New Providence Church of God, where he taught Sunday school and led the youth group. He was currently attending Wesley Church in Quarryville.
Dennis A. Melrath, 68, of Nottingham, PA passed away Monday, January 24, 2022.
He was the husband of Dana Taylor Melrath with whom he shared 47 years of marriage.
Born in Lancaster, PA he was the son of Harry L. Melrath of Oxford and the late Melba W. Waddell Melrath.
He was a graduate of Oxford Area High School Class of 1971 and received his bachelor’s degree in mathematics education from Lincoln University.
Dennis was employed with South Mill, Kennett Square as a grower manager and grew mushrooms over 20 years in Oxford.
He attended Andrews Bridge Christian Fellowship, Christiana, PA.
Dennis enjoyed photography, gardening and woodworking.
Clyde Richard “Rick” Aument, Jr., of Quarryville, passed away on Monday, January 24, 2022 at his home. He was the beloved husband of Lillian Marie (Rhodes) Aument, with whom he shared 40 years of marriage.
Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Clyde Richard, Sr. and June (Osman) Aument.
Rick was a graduate of Solanco High School, class of 1972. After graduating high school, Rick worked on his family farm. He then went on to be a milk truck driver for D&K Graham, work as a zoning officer and a road crew member for Little Britain Township, and for the last 15 years, Rick was employed as a truck driver for D.I. Aument Trucking.
Very involved in the Quarryville community, Rick was elected to Quarryville Borough Council on January 4, 2010 and he was appointed to the Quarryville Borough Authority on April 3, 2017, serving in both roles until he passed away. Evidenced by his employment, Rick loved his jobs as a truck driver and got along with everyone he worked with. Over the years, Rick enjoyed camping, fishing, woodworking, building bird houses, and riding his Can-Am Spyder. He was an excellent husband, and though he never had children of his own, he was very close with his stepchildren and step-grandchildren.
Richard Bezzard Binkley of Strasburg, peacefully entered into his eternal reward on January 23, 2022.
Born February 12, 1933, he was the son of Miles and Carrie (Bezzard) Binkley, and husband of Barbara Eisenberger. They would have celebrated 70 years together in August of this year.
Dick was a painting contractor, a talented soloist, an avid outdoorsman, and a longtime member of Red Rose Rod & Gun Club. A 1952 graduate of J.P. McCaskey High School, he was a former member of Abbeyville Church, and current member of Providence Church. It was said of Dick that wherever he was, there was a party going on. Always a twinkle in his eye, he was loved by all who knew him.