Dorothy L. Jamison of Nottingham died on Wednesday, April 23, 2014. She was 90.
Mrs. Jamison was born in Little Britain Township, a daughter of the late Samuel M. and Katherine E. Adams Styer.
She was a production worker for J. L. Clark Inc. until she retired in 1987.
Mrs. Jamison enjoyed embroidering, dancing, and working in her vegetable and flower gardens.
She is survived by four daughters, Janet, wife of Dennis Brown of Mt. Joy, Jane, wife of James Geiter of Lancaster, Joan, wife of C. Robert McComsey of Willow Street, and June, wife of Ronald Hassel of Lancaster; six grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and her brother, Peter Styer.
Paul M. Scotten Sr. of the Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community died at home on Thursday, April 17, 2014.
He was 66.
Mr. Scotten was born in Henry County, Indiana, a son of the late Donald R. and Mary L. McLeod Scotten.
He worked as a truck driver for Transline Trucking Co.
Terry L. Walker Sr. of Lancaster died on Friday, April 18, 2014. He was 66.
Mr. Walker was born in Hershey, a son of the late Nelson and Margaret Meashey Walker.
He served as a corporal in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War.
Mr. Walker worked as a truck driver for Yellow Freight for more than 35 years. He also owned and operated the Rusty Chain Bike Shop, Lancaster.
He enjoyed fishing and spending time with his four-legged friends. He was fond of his dog, Wolfy.
Robert D. "Robby" Lewis Jr. of Quarryville died at home on Friday, April 18, 2014. He was 39.
Mr. Lewis was born in Lancaster County, a son of Robert D. Lewis Sr. and Kathy Wade, both of Quarryville.
He was a skilled handyman and mechanic.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his son, Claydon Lewis; his sister, Megan, wife of James Woods; his brother, Brian, husband of Amber Wade; his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John Lewis; his maternal grandmother, Marilyn Yost; and numerous extended family members.
Services were private.
Arrangements were made through Dewald Funeral and Cremation Services, Quarryville.
Carmen J. Torrise of Quarryville died on Tuesday, April 15, 2014. He was 51.
Mr. Torrrise was born in Toms River, N.J., a son of Georgia Disney Torrise of Toms River and the late Carmen A. Torrise.
He served in the U.S. Marine Corps.
Mr. Torrise was a technical writer for the U.S. Army.
He was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Quarryville, and the V.F.W.
Shirley E. McComsey of New Providence died at Conestoga View, Lancaster, on Friday, April 18, 2014. She was 63.
Mrs. McComsey was born in Navon, a daughter of the late Raymond and Ruth Orr Green.
She worked at Victor Weaver's factory, served as a bus stop crossing guard, and was a babysitter.
Mrs. McComsey was found of her pet ferrets.
She is survived by her husband, C. David McComsey; her daughter, Jodie, wife of Eric Goodman of Marietta; two brothers, Raymond Green and Roger Green; her sister, Pat Gilbert; and several nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life will be held for Carlton H. Shindler, (April 3, 1918-February 7, 2014) at 1 p.m. on Saturday May 3, 2014, at Church of The Apostles, 1850 Marietta Avenue, Lancaster, Pa.
Burial with military honors is 1 p.m. Sunday, May 4 , at Salem Union Cemetery, 99 York Rd., Jacobus, Pa.
Mr. Shindler served in the U. S. Naval Reserve from 1943 until 1978.
He taught Industrial Arts and started the wrestling program at Solanco High School, and later was Principal at Solanco Junior High School.
He is survived by his wife of 73 years, Annette, a son and two daughters, two brothers, four grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to Doberman Rescue Unlimited, 52 Tenney Road, Sandown, NH 03873.
Brian L. Zug of Peach Bottom died Thursday, April 17, 2014, following complications from heart surgery. He was 39.
He was the son of Edward L. and Debra Pearson Zug of Peach Bottom.
Mr. Zug was a dairy farmer. He was a member of Solanco Young Farmers, and had served on the Lancaster County Extension Board, and the dairy committee for the Solanco Fair.
Verna Mae Murphy, 88, of Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community, formerly of Drumore died, Wednesday April 16
Verna Mae Murphy, of the Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community and formerly of Drumore, where she served as Postmaster for over 31 years, died on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. She was 88.
Mrs. Murphy was born in Bird-In-Hand, daughter of the late Enos and Bertha Petery Kellenberger. Her husband C. Meryl Murphy died in 1994.
She led an active life, after graduating high school she worked as a secretary for the Manheim Township School District. In later years she, along with her husband owned and operated the Fishing Creek and Peach Bottom Marinas from 1951 to 1969 and then went on to serve as Postmaster of the Drumore Post Office.
Jesse Wood of Little Britain died April 13, 2014. He was 80.
Jesse was the son of the late James R. and Lois (Crowl) Wood and lived his entire life on the family farm in Little Britain Township.
He loved farming with his father and in his later years with his sons on their dairy and crop operations.
After graduating from Solanco High School he worked on his father’s farm and met his high school sweetheart, Ruth Ann Groff, and they got married on November 8, 1952.