Elmer S. Glick, age 93, formerly of Gordonville, passed away on Sunday, November 27, 2022 at Lincoln Christian Home, Ephrata.
He was the husband of the late Anna M. Beiler Glick who passed away on July 25, 2020.
Born in Gap, he was the son of the late John and Katie Smoker Glick.
Elmer was a member of Weavertown Amish Mennonite Church, Bird in Hand.
Elmer and Anna loved to serve and enjoyed their years with Penn Valley Christian Retreat, Gospel Express Ministry and spending winters in Pinecraft, FL. He was an entrepreneur and a man with a big heart and dreams. Elmer was instrumental in the start of Black Bear Structures and he enjoyed working alongside his two sons at Peaceful Valley Furniture.
Bernard L. Barker, age 87, of Nottingham, PA, passed away on Wednesday, November 23, 2022.
He was born in Little Britain, PA on September 20, 1935 to the late Roscoe Barker and Stella Mae (Blevins) Barker.
Bernard was a truck driver for most of his life. He enjoyed hunting and tinkering with random things that he could get his hands on. Bernard loved telling a good joke and would talk your ear off. His greatest joy in life was spoiling his grandchildren and spending time with them. He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Bonnie M. Gwaltney, 71, of Nottingham, PA passed away Thursday, November 24, 2022 at home.
Born in West Grove, PA she was the daughter of the late William Bryant and Rose Moore Gwaltney.
Bonnie was employed with the Oxford Area School District in the cafeteria and retired after 28 years of service.
She was a member of Sacred Heart Church, Oxford.
Bonnie enjoyed gardening and cooking.
Laura Lee Roten Wilson, 41, lifetime resident of the Oxford area, passed away Wednesday, November 23, 2022 at Christiana Care Union Hospital, Elkton, MD.
Born in Media, PA she was the daughter of Donna Krauss Roten of Oxford and the late Robert L. Roten.
She graduated from West Nottingham Academy, Colora, MD and attended St. Andrews University, Laurinburg, NC.
Mary E. Ross, age 88 of Willow Street, formerly of Strasburg, passed away on Tuesday, November 22, 2022 at Willow View Home in Willow Street.
She was the wife of the late John R. Ross who passed away on July 30, 2018.
Born in Strasburg, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin Ezra and Mary Dearoff Smeltz.
Mary worked for Strasburg and Georgetown Garment factories and retired from Vallorbs Jewel Company in Bird in Hand. In her free time, she enjoyed canning and freezing vegetables from her garden, having family picnics, and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
John L. Brooks, age 60, of New Providence, passed away on Sunday, November 27, 2022 at the Mt. Joy Hospice Inpatient Unit.
He was the husband of Linda J. Herman Brooks, celebrating 16 years of marriage on August 26 of this year.
Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Richard E. Brooks and Anna E. Argires Brooks Fisher.
John attended Grace Community Church in Willow Street. He was Road Superintendent for East Lampeter Township retiring this past March. He was currently working at Tony’s Truck and Trailer Repair in Willow Street.
John enjoyed muscle cars, tractor racing, fishing, and he cherished time spent with his family and friends.
Sharon A. Mowery, age 74, of Christiana, passed away on Saturday, November 26, 2022 at the Mt. Joy Hospice Inpatient Unit.
She was the wife of Robert A. Mowery with whom she celebrated 46 years of marriage with on April 24th. Born in Paradise, she was the daughter of the late Miles R. and Rita Harrison Phenneger.
Sharon graduated from Pequea Valley High School, Class of 1966. She was an active member of Middle Octorara Presbyterian Church where she served as deacon. Known as the local church lady, she loved working and attending services at her church. She was an active member and Past Matron of the Chris Penn Chapter 455 Order of the Eastern Star and Cochranville Eastern Star 347, attending many events. She enjoyed playing cards and board games, vacations, reading books, crossword puzzles, bird watching and spending time with family and friends.
Jere Fenninger, 88, of Ronks, died Saturday, November 26 at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Hospital
Jere Fenninger, age 88, of Ronks, passed away on Saturday, November 26, 2022 at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Hospital.
He was the husband of Shirley "Tiny" Murr Fenninger for over 68 years.
Born in Strasburg, he was the son of the late Earl and Hazel Reigler Fenninger.
Jere was a dispatcher for the former Paradise Quarry and then worked at Rusco Hydraulics before retiring in 1996. After retirement he provided transportation to the Amish Community until the age of 85.
In his younger years, he enjoyed baseball, hunting, and fishing. He was known for the meticulous care of his vehicles and yard. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Barbara Ann Haddon, 71, of Quarryville, entered into rest on Thursday, November 24, 2022, at her home.
Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Arnold and Anna (Reed) Swayne.
She was the loving wife of Richard A. Haddon for 55 years.
Barbara had worked as a clerk at the Turkey Hill in Quarryville for 34 years. She enjoyed playing the slots at Delaware Park Casino, playing the lottery, watching soap operas and listening to country music.
Zachary Douglas Doulin, 34, of Holtwood, entered into rest unexpectedly on Wednesday, November 23, 2022 at his home.
Born in Lancaster, he was the son of Darrell and Andrea (Vaughn) Doulin.
He was the loving husband of Samantha (Johnson) Doulin for 11 years.
Zac was a 2007 graduate of Solanco High School. He was employed by Milky Haven Farms as a truck driver for the past several years. Zac was a true outdoorsman; He loved snowmobiling, hunting, fishing and camping. He enjoyed spending time with his family and helping coach his son’s baseball teams with Solanco Little League.