Ruth Helen Buswell Noé of the Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community died on Wednesday, July 30, 2014. She was 90.
Mrs. Noé was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., a daughter of the late James O. Jr. and Helen Sapulding Buswell.
Evelyn Mae McComsey of New Providence died on Saturday, July 26, 2014. She was 88.
Mrs. McComsey was born in Lancaster County, a daughter of the late Ira and Myrtle Rineer Rinier.
In her early years, she worked for the former Tidy Products, Quarryville. She went on to work at the former RCA plant in Lancaster. She retired from RCA.
She enjoyed her flower garden, vacations at the beach and Hawaii, and spending time with her family.
John Urbano of Quarryville died on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, from injuries he sustained in an auto accident in Colerain Township. He was 83.
Mr. Urbano was born in Philadelphia, a son of the late Anthony and Maria Salvo Urbano.
When he moved to the Southern End, he built his own house.
He worked as a mechanical designer for United Engineers until he retired. Mr. Urbano was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Quarryville.
Howard Bernard Steinberg of the Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community died at home on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. He was 91.
Mr. Steinberg was born in New York City, a son of the late Julius and Belle Abramowitz Steinberg.
During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army and the U.S. Army Air Corps.
He worked for the Pennsylvania Bureau of Employment Security for many years. He had also worked for O.A. Clark at the Lancaster Stockyard and for the U.S. Postal Service.
Jordan McKinley Reyburn Jr. of Oxford died at home on Friday, July 25, 2014. He was 70.
Mr. Reyburn was born in Oxford, a son of the late Jordan McKinley Sr. and Alice Marion Griffith Reyburn.
He graduated from Oxford Area High School in 1962.
Mr. Reyburn was a lifelong resident of Upper Oxford Township.
Charlotte Ann Cozzone, 76, of New Providence, passed away on Friday, July 25, 2014 surrounded by her family at the home of her son in Quarryville. She was the widow of the late Joseph J. Cozzone, Jr. who died in 2002. Born in Coatesville, she was the daughter of the late Horace M. Althouse and Sara Ann McFarland and stepdaughter to Carl Kampmann.
Charles “Bud” E. Duncan, 93, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at Union Hospital, Elkton, MD.
He was the husband of the late Ruth Sutphin Duncan with whom he shared 58 years of marriage.
Born in Lombard, MD he was the son of the late Retta Duncan.
Daniel Isaac Lugo of Quarryville died Sunday, July 13, 2014. He was 18.
He was born at Providence Hospital in Anchorage, Alaska on June 29, 1996.
He loved to talk to adults and had an opinion on everything. Daniel loved Alaska – never wanted to live anywhere else.
In August, 2007 Daniel and his family moved to Quarryville.
Music played a large role in his middle and high school life. Although he started with the bass clarinet in Alaska, it was with Mr. Doll that he learned to play the tenor and baritone sax. More recently he was playing around with the keyboard and looked forward to getting his own piano.
Thomas W. Ferguson Jr. of Street Rd., Kirkwood, died at the Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community on Tuesday, July 15, 2014. He was 88.
Mr. Ferguson was born in Kirkwood, a son of the late T. Walter and Zeeda Hess Ferguson.
During World War II, he served with the U.S. Navy aboard the destroyer John R. Pierce. The ship saw duty in the Atlantic and the Pacific oceans and was the first to send its crew ashore on liberty at Hiroshima and Nagaski, Japan. During his time in the Navy, he traveled more than 61,0000 miles.
He was a farmer in Colerain Township and, for 35 years, was the rural mail carrier for the Kirkwood Post Office.
Martha Rhoads Landis, of Willow Valley and formerly Quarryville, died on Sunday, July 13, 2014. She was 94.
Martha Elizabeth Rhoads was born April 1, 1920, the third child of Ervin Caleb Rhoads and Clara Elizabeth Book, and grew up on the family farm on Dry Wells Road, south of Quarryville.
She graduated from Quarryville High School in 1938. She married Bud Landis in 1939. Bud and Martha started a fuel delivery business in Quarryville in 1950, and Martha managed the office side of the expanding Leon C. Landis, Inc., until it was sold to son Robert in 1982. Leon C. Landis, Inc. continues in the family and is now owned by Robert Landis, Jr., Park Avenue, Quarryville.