Betty Jane Adams of Peach Bottom died at Hospice and Community Care, Mt. Joy, on Wednesday, December 26, 2018. She was 67.
Born in Lancaster she was a daughter of the late Richard G. and Ardeth (French) Haddon.
She attended Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church and enjoyed her yearly trip to the beach. She also enjoyed reading, spending time with her grandchildren, going out to eat, and watching “Investigation Discovery”.
Linda L. Rineer of Quarryville died Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at Lancaster General Hospital. She was 68.
Born in Quarryville, she was the daughter of the late Clair Lemar and Martha Ruth Quigley Campbell.
Mrs. Rineer had been employed by Sears for 38 years in their parts department. Following that, she was an office assistant for Oak Bottom Housing and Development Company, Quarryville.
Mrs. Rineer loved spending time with her grandkids, going to her beach house in the southern Outer Banks, N.C., going on cruises, and attending yard and craft sales.
Jerry "Buzzy" Nelson of Oxford died unexpectedly at home on Sunday, December 23, 2018. He was 64.
Born July 21, 1954 in Bainbridge, Md., he was the son of Anna Mae Schofield Nelson of Oxford and the late Charles C. Nelson.
He was a lifetime resident of the Oxford area. He was employed with Nottingham Property Management in the maintenance department.
Mr. Nelson enjoyed bass fishing, hot rods (his Chevy II named Jumping Jack), car shows, and spending time with family, friends and his dog, Honey Jack. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
Harry D. “B-Pop” Bleacher, age 82, of New Providence, died Wednesday, December 19, 2018.
Born in Drumore Township, he was the son of the late William Dewey and Marybell Dorwart Bleacher.
Harry’s working career started as a child working on the farm. He then had been employed by High Steel Structures for 2 years, Mechanical Welding in Peach Bottom for 17 years and then Buck Iron for 4 years. From 1990 to the present, he was a self- employed contractor.
Active in sports throughout his life, Harry was a member of the YMCA where he was involved with the wrestling program and served as a coach for both Solanco Elementary Wrestling and Solanco Football. He is listed in the “Solanco Hall of Fame” for his participation in the school’s sports programs. He was also a member of the Mt. Nebo Sportsmen’s Association.
He was a member of St. Paul Church in Quarryville.
Harry enjoyed going to his cabin in Clearfield County.
Charles M. “Bud” McGhee, 80, of Quarryville, entered into rest on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at Lancaster General Hospital.
Born in Elizabethton, TN, he was the son of the late Harman and Juanita (Murphy) McGhee. He is survived by his loving wife, Frances (Weaver) McGhee.
Bud had worked in maintenance for Manheim Township and then started his own business, C.M. Metal Crafts.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by 5 children: Judy (Lloyd) Groff of Brogue; Charles, Jr. (Cheryl) of New Providence; James (Lesley) of New Providence; Michael (Carol) McGhee of Quarryville and Timothy McGhee of Quarryville. Also surviving are 6 grandsons and 2 great granddaughters.
Kelly D. Daniels, 45, of Woodhall Drive Willow Street, PA died Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at Lancaster General Hospital.
She and her husband, Robert W. Daniels celebrated 17 years of marriage.
Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of David and Shirley Barker Prange of Quarryville.
Kelly had been employed as a CNA in the health care industry.
She had a passion for taking care of the elderly and had a real passion for the gift of life.
Surviving beside her husband and parents are 2 sons, Conner Maldonado of Lancaster, Brock Daniels of Willow Street; a daughter Stephanie Maldonado of Texas; 6 grandchildren; 6 nieces; 3 nephews; and 2 brothers, Michael (Jenni) Prange and George (Jessica) Prange.
Arnold R. “Arnie” Miller, 69, of Little Britain, passed away on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at his home. Born in Havre de Grace, MD, he was the son of the late Joseph and Beatrice (Adams) Sawyer.
Arnie was a graduate of Solanco High School, class of 1967. He was employed by High Steel Structures as a machine operator, retiring in 2015 with 46 years’ service. Arnie proudly served his country in the U.S. Army from 1969 to 1971.
For leisure, Arnie enjoyed going fishing with his brother. He was an automobile enthusiast, regularly attending car shows, going to races, and collecting model cars and memorabilia.
Gordon E. Spiller, 84, of Quarryville, entered into rest on Monday, December 17, 2018. Born in Broomall, he was the son of the late L. Gordon and Thelma (Haberland) Spiller. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Dorothy (Rice) Spiller.
Gordon served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He went on to work in law enforcement and retired as a Patrol Sargent with the Marple Twp. Police Dept. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed working on cars.
In addition to his wife, Gordon is survived by 4 children: Sally Spiller of Lansdowne; Edward (Rose) Spiller of Little Britain; Susan Ohler (Robert) of Pottstown; and Sandra Mertz (Carl, Jr.) of Boyertown. Also surviving are 8 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, and a sister, Margaret Ebling.
Barbara Ann Rogers, 76, passed away peacefully and went to be with her Lord and Savior at her residence in Peach Bottom, PA on Wednesday, December 12, 2018.
She and her husband, Walter L. Rogers, III celebrated 53 years of marriage. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late George H. and Dorothy Mae Peckworth Crothers.
A homemaker, Barbara enjoyed knitting, sewing, and quilting.
She will be known for her elegance, her graciousness, for her devotion to her husband and family, and her selfless service to her Lord. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
Surviving along with her husband Walter, are two daughters.
Julie A. Greenhalgh and her 4 children, Joseph Rogers-Franco, Elisa Cano, Kristina Greenhalgh and James Greenhalgh; and 6 great grandchildren. Elizabeth J. Rogers and her 2 children Zachary and Shane Campanelli.
Larry Lee Herr, Jr., 44, of Quarryville, entered into rest unexpectedly on Sunday evening, December 16, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family.
Larry is survived by his father, Larry Lee Herr, Sr., mother Cynthia Heiland, his wife Sara M. (Cargill) Herr, daughters Allison and Hope, stepdaughters Nicole, Kristine and Shannon, sister Amanda Herr a brother Neal Herr and several aunts and uncles.
Larry graduated from Penn Manor High School in 1992 and went on to Willow Street Vo-Tech for culinary. He worked as an exterminator, and was lovingly known as “The Bug Man”. He enjoyed hot rods, target shooting, music, cooking on the grill and spending time with his family.