Nathaniel W. Brady Jr. son of the late Ann (Jones) Brady and Nathaniel W. Brady Sr. passed away on August 28 2018. Nate was married to Marie Walls Brady for 56 years and were high school sweethearts. They resided in Oxford Pa.
Nate graduated from Oxford Area High School class of 1961 where he excelled in Business, played saxophone in the school band and participated in sports. He went to Goldey-Beacom College.
In 1963, Nate worked at Chrysler Corp in Newark De. He worked as an assembler, security officer, member of the U.A.W. and United Plant Guards serving as financial secretary and shop steward. He retired in May 1999. He worked at Moccasin Run Golf Course as a ranger until June 2018.
Nate was an award winning golfer and bowler. He was a member of the Birdie Club. He was club champion 2 years and served as financial secretary.
Rachel N. Nissley, age 90, passed away at her home in Holtwood on Wednesday, August 29, 2018.
She was the wife of the late Paul V. Nissley who died December 12, 2015.
Born in Manheim, PA she was the daughter of the late John and Lizzie Newcomer Snavely.
A homemaker and lifetime farmer’s wife, she was a member of Willow Street Mennonite Church.
Rachel is survived by a daughter, Joan E. wife of Gary A. Dean of Strasburg; 5 grandchildren; and 3 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by 2 sons, Larry L. Nissley, Donald R. Nissley and a brother, Raymond Snavely.
Brandon Robert Frank, 7, of Kirkwood, entered into rest on his birthday, August 28, 2018, surrounded by his loving family at Hershey Medical Center.
Born in Lancaster, he was the son of Jonathan and Christine (Cheney) Fletcher and the late Robert Frank.
Brandon had a bright and inquisitive mind. He loved playing with trains and working on large puzzles. He also enjoyed reading books, maps and using his imagination. He would have been starting 2nd grade at Providence Elementary School.
Stanley H. Jackson, 84, of Quarryville, entered into rest on Sunday, August 26, 2018 at Conestoga View.
Born in Glyndon, Maryland, he was the son of the late Benjamin H., and Frances W. (Gill) Jackson.
He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Rhoda (Feight) Jackson. Stan was an entrepreneur at heart, having started many businesses throughout his life. He had also been in manufactured home sales for many years, most recently working for Patriot Homes. Stan had attended Colerain Baptist Church and also St. Paul’s Church in Quarryville. He had proudly served in the U.S. Army. Stan was a member of the Quarryville Rotary and was also active in local fast-pitch softball leagues.
Michael T. Reese, 53, of Willow Street, PA, passed away unexpectedly at his home August 23, 2018.
Mike was the husband of Susan M. Herman Reese. They had celebrated 28 years of marriage. Michael was born in Lancaster, PA, a son of the late Elmer P. and LoAnne Wallick Reese.
Mike had spent 39 years actively participating in Fire Service and Emergency Medical Service. Starting his career at the Bausman Fire Company, then as a life member with Willow Street Fire Co., and Ambulance, where he was currently serving as Fire Chief. He was also a life member of Lampeter Fire Co and East Lampeter Twp. Ambulance Assoc. Mike was a member of Lancaster Co, Fireman’s Assoc. Mike really enjoyed watching baseball and college football, and spending time with his family dogs.
Dorothy L. Lemmert, “Dottie”, was born April 16, 1924 in Hazelton, PA to Helen Moyer Lemmert and George C. Lemmert; she died August 17, 2018 at Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community (QPRC) after 2 years of health challenges.
Dottie graduated from high school in Hazelton, PA then earned a BS in Business Education from Indiana State Teacher’s College, of PA in 1946 and a MS in Education from Temple University in 1951. After teaching 2 years at West Reading High School she taught at Scott High School, Coatesville, PA for 3 years. Dottie taught business classes at Abington High School for 33 years, where she held a weekly Bible club. She also taught Bible classes for many years at the Church of the Open Door in Abington, PA where she was mentored by Pastor/Evangelist Jack Murray. She served as his personal secretary and the treasurer at Bible Evangelism, Hatfield, PA. Dottie’s last 19 years were spent at QPRC where she served residents by typing their memoirs, teaching computer skills, working in the mail room, and hosting family and friends from around the world.
Violet L. Snyder, 88 of Drumore, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, August 25, 2018. She was the wife of the late Charles E. Snyder who passed away in 1980.
An only child, she was born in Lancaster to the late Lester and Reba (Thompson) Good.
Vi enjoyed reading, jig saw puzzles, playing Dominos, volunteering at the book store at the Quarryville Public Library, and trips to Sea Isle City, N.J. In her earlier years she enjoyed doing ceramics and hosted once a week ceramic workshops for as many as 20 friends at a time.
She will be lovingly missed by her 3 children Linda S. Martin, wife of Al of Drumore, Patricia E. Blough, wife of Dennis of Peach Bottom, and Charles E. Snyder, Jr. fiancé of Brenda Yeager of Clearwater, FL. , 5 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.
Marie M. Gainer, of White Oak Road, Paradise, PA died Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at Lancaster General Hospital.
She and her husband Dana C. Gainer were married for 49 years.
Born in Mt. Nebo, PA she was the daughter of the late Robert Lee and Dorothy Marie Lefever Haldeman, Sr.
A homemaker, Marie retired from retail sales as a sale clerk. She was a member of Mt. Eden Lutheran Church, Quarryville. She was a very loving wife, mother, and grandmother.
Sharon L. Peters, 70, of New Providence, PA, died Monday, August 20, 2018 at Hospice and Community Care, Mt. Joy, PA.
Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Kenneth David and Theda Jane Roeting Hughes.
Sharon had been employed for 29 years for Tyson Foods as a scissors and knife sharpener.
Surviving her are 3 children, Stacy Wise, George H. (Stephanie) Peters, Jr., Leanna (Richard) Prokay; 11 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren; 2 brothers; and 2 sisters.
Randy Ray Rambo, 56, of Quarryville, passed away on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at Lancaster General Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Susan Rambo, sharing 23 years together.
Born in Lancaster, Randy was the son of Joyce R. Killian, of Lancaster, the late Donald Killian and the late Ronald Rambo, Sr.
Randy was employed as a roofing contractor with 38 years of dedicated service, 19 of those years being with Tremco/WTI.
Randy had a passion for bowling, and he was active in the Saturday Night Fun Time League at Leisure Lanes. In his spare time, he enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle. Randy’s true passion was for his family, supporting them and attending their sporting events no matter the time or location.