Oleta R. Roland, 54, of Peach Bottom, went home to be with Jesus on Saturday, August 28, 2021 at Lancaster General Hospital.
Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Jacob A. and Shirley (Dohner) Fantom.
She was the loving wife of Steven Roland for 34 years.
Oleta had worked for a short time as a medical secretary and had most recently been employed by All Notary and Tags in Mechanic Grove. She was the principal for the Solid Foundations homeschool group during her homeschooling years and also volunteered with the Clermont Elementary School P.T.O. She attended Wesley Church.
Oleta loved the beach and spending time on or near the water. She was known for her hospitality and big heart, whether it was hosting parties or Tuesday’s Family Fun Night, her door was always open and her home was a place where anyone was welcome. She enjoyed shopping, playing games, scrapbooking, flower gardens, and most of all spending quality time with her family.
Our hearts are heavy as our earth angel has become a heavenly angel on Saturday, August 28, 2021 at the young age of 31.
Tiffany McGhee was born in Lancaster County where she attended and graduated from Lampeter Strasburg High School and HACC with a degree in Criminal Justice. She was previously employed by Lancaster County 911 and Wells Fargo Bank. She was the loving wife to Zach McGhee for 6 years and the mother to her fur-babies, Hank and Merle. Tiffany inspired hundreds of people during her journey through metastatic breast cancer since the age of 21 and never considered herself a victim but always saw herself as a survivor. She never complained and always fought with courage and grace. Her never ending will to live, feisty personality and "I can do it myself" attitude extended her time beyond all doctors' expectations. She lived each day as if it were her last in a world where giving up was never an option for her. Tiffany will be remembered by her huge circle of friends and family for her tenacity, incredible sense of humor, strong determination, smile and laugh that could melt your heart and for being her true, genuine, beautiful self.
Christina Cariss Jackson, 42, of Nottingham, passed Peaceful with her husband by her side. Thursday, August 26, 2021 at Chester County Hospital, West Chester.
She was the wife of Richard L. Jackson with whom she shared 21 years of marriage.
Born in West Chester, she was the daughter of Angelo Rodriguez of Kennett Square and Pamela Dunn of Coatesville.
Christina was employed with Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, Oxford as an operation coordinator. She was certified as a nutritionist and fitness instructor.
She enjoyed weightlifting, watching softball, traveling and helping others. Most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family and playing with her dogs. Going to the beach with her husband was the thing she enjoyed most. She was an avid reader and watching the ID channel. Christina was funny, witty and always had a smile on her face. She was what most people would call a "firecracker" but had a heart of gold.
Floyd Morris Parsons, 89, of Avondale, passed away Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at home.
He was the husband of the late Elizabeth “Loukie” Rozazza Parsons with whom he shared 62 years of marriage. He married his loving wife in 1956.
Born in Downingtown, he was the son of the late James and Erma Morris Parsons.
Floyd was a veteran of the US Navy and served during the Korean War.
He retired after 30 years of service from Hewlett Packard, Avondale as a journeyman.
He attended Assumption BVM Church, West Grove.
He was an avid golfer and enjoyed playing at Chantilly Manor Country Club, Rising Sun, MD, Newark County Club and Coral Oaks Golf Course, Cape Coral, FL. He especially enjoyed traveling to Florida. Floyd was well known by all as the Golden Putter.
Jeffery W. “Frog” Snyder, age 53 of Kinzers, passed away on Sunday, August 22, 2021 at the WellSpan York Hospital.
He was the husband of Karen K. Snyder with whom he celebrated 33 years of marriage on March 26th.
He was born in Coatesville, son of Bill and Nancy Weko Snyder.
In his free time Jeff loved fishing, riding his motorcycle, and spending time with his family and friends.
Shirley Y. Fultineer, 85, of Lancaster, entered into rest on August 24, 2021.
Born in New Providence, she was the daughter of the late William G. and Ada E. (LeFever) McVey Sample.
Shirley worked for over 23 years at the Belvedere Inn, where she was the inspiration for the upstairs lounge, “Crazy Shirley’s”.
Elmo E. Taylor, age 88, of Brogue, PA, passed away at his home on Tuesday, August 24, 2021.
He was the husband of the late Mary Ann Cocivera Taylor, who passed away on September 5, 2006.
He was born in Brogue, son of the late Oliver Vernard & Emma Arnold Taylor.
He was a member of McKendree United Methodist Church for over 70 years. He graduated from the former Lower Chanceford High School. Elmo worked as a heavy equipment operator and was a member of the International Union of Operating Engineers. As a young man he traveled across the United States. He enjoyed bowling, being in charge and was known for helping others.
Evelyn A. Kolb Robertson, 79, of Nottingham, passed away Monday, August 23, 2021, at home.
She was the wife of the late James Louis Robertson, with whom she shared 60 years of marriage.
Born in Staten Island, New York, she was the daughter of the late Alfred A. and Evelyn Tarkington Kolb.
She enjoyed quilting, baking, and cake decorating. She was an accomplished, award-winning quilter.
Lynn Kathleen “Kathy” Roland, 53, of Peach Bottom, beloved wife, daughter, sister, aunt, and friend, passed away on Thursday, August 19, 2021 at Hospice and Community Care.
Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of Allen E. and Shirley (Prange) Graver.
She was the loving wife of Jeffrey Roland for 25 years.
Kathy was a 1986 graduate of Solanco High School and went on to attend Lebanon Valley College and earned her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Temple University. Kathy worked for Lancaster Children and Youth for 20 years as an Intake Supervisor and for the past 11 years, had been a social worker for Hospice and Community Care. Kathy was a member of Middle Octorara Presbyterian Church. She loved singing and sang in the Southern End Community Choir and the Lancaster Community Chorus. She enjoyed hosting large parties, old country music, gardening, sewing patchwork quilts, and walking her dog, Scooter through the fields and valleys surrounding her home.
Harry William Frackman, Jr. 89, of Paradise passed away on August 19, 2021 at his home in Bart Twp. and is now reunited in Heaven with his wife Ruth.
Born November 17, 1931 in Bart Twp., he was the son of the late H.W. Frackman & Ruth Welk Frackman.
He was the husband of Ruth Groff Frackman who preceded him in death on March 29, 2019. Harry & Ruth had celebrated 62 years of marriage at the time of her death.
Harry attended Bart Twp. Schools. He delivered Sunday Newspapers prior to his marriage and for a few years he drove a school bus for Fred T. Young. He also worked part time for several years in the 1990’s for Rick Wise Roofing and Spouting. He was a lifelong farmer up until his death (“I am not retired”).
He was a member of Chestnut Level Presbyterian Church where him and Ruth had served as Deacons.
Harry enjoyed all the variety of work involved on a farm: operating a dairy, butchering, tobacco, combining, filling silo, hay making etc. He took great pride in his Farmall tractors: Super A, Super C, Super M, 350 Utility and 560 Diesel. (They had to be red!)
He had a superb memory, being able to give detailed descriptions of events throughout his long life. Whenever another family member couldn’t remember the details, the usual response was, “ask Harry he’ll know”.