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AMELIA MARGARET “Minnie” LLOYD WHARY
Amelia Margaret “Minnie” Lloyd Whary, 76, of Hummelstown, passed away Sunday, November 10, 2002, in the Harrisburg Hospital. 
Born in Lewistown on October 9, 1926, she was the daughter of the late William and Rachel Phillips Lloyd. She retired as an assembler for Phoenix Contact, Hummelstown. She was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose, Lewistown. She was Methodist by faith. She loved spending time with her grandchildren, and enjoyed crocheting, playing pinochle and going to the Atlantic City casinos. 
Her husband, Donald L. Whary, preceded her in death on April 3, 1981. She is survived by one daughter, Dawn Marie wife of Arthur F. Druckenmiller of Hummelstown; two sons, Kenneth L. Whary of Hummelstown, and William E. Whary and his wife Karen Raynes Whary of Elizabethtown; one sister, Jeannine Y. wife of Merrill L. Setzler of Hummelstown; one brother, William P. Lloyd and his wife, Florence Goss Lloyd of Rockledge, FL; 5 grandchildren, Amy E. Fusher and Ann M. Whary both of Hummelstown, Erin L. Whary of Enola, and Brian W. and Stacey Whary both of Elizabethtown; 3 great grandchildren, Michael C. Fisher, Matthew C. Fisher, and Celeste J. Whary all of Hummelstown; two nieces, Rachel Setzler and Renee Setzler both of Hummelstown; and a nephew, Kevin S. Lloyd of Rockledge, FL. 
Funeral services will be held Thursday, November 14 at 11:00 AM in the Trefz & Bowser Funeral Home, Inc., 114 West Main Street, Hummelstown. Interment will be Thursday at 2:30 PM in the Juniata Memorial Park, Lewistown. Friends are invited to call in the funeral home Wednesday, November 13 from 7:00 to 9:00 PM and Thursday from 10:30 AM until time of the services. 
Those desiring may send memorial contributions to the Disabled Veterans Association, 4219 Trindle Road, Camp Hill, PA 17011. 

EMMA SARAH SCHWALM STOKES
Emma Sarah Schwalm Stokes, 81, of the Thornwald Nursing Home, Carlisle, formerly of Schuylkill County, passed away Wednesday, November 6, 2002, in Carlisle Hospital. 
Born in Hegins Township on November 6, 1921, she was the daughter of the late Gurney H. and Mary Sevilla Shadle Schwalm. She retired as a secretary from the former Dauphin County Child Care System. She was a member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Riverton, where she had been the former Treasurer. She enjoyed playing Scrabble and bingo, doing crafts and watching television. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald T. Stokes, in 1970. 
She is survived by one son Eugene D. Stokes and his wife Wendy Martin Stokes of Mt. Holly Springs; three brothers, George Schwalm and Frank Schwalm both of Valley View, and Mark Schwalm of Lykens; and one sister, Catherine Warfield of Tower City. 
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by one brother, Wilson Schwalm, and one sister, Mary Jane Runkle. 
Funeral services will be held Monday, November 11, 2002, at 11:00 AM in the Trefz & Bowser Funeral Home, Inc., 114 West Main Street, Hummelstown, with The Rev. Arthur F. Sonnenberg, her pastor, officiating. Interment will be at the convenience of the family in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, Lower Paxton Township. Friends are invited to call in the funeral home Monday from 10:00 AM until time of the services. 
Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the Thornwald Nursing Home Benevolent Fund, 422 Walnut Bottom Road, Carlisle, PA 17013. 

DONALD A. TETZLOFF, JR.
Donald A. Tetzloff, Jr., 58, of Hummelstown, passed away Tuesday, November 5, 2002, in the Harrisburg Hospital. 
He was born at Fort Dix, in New Hanover, New Jersey, on July 13, 1944. He had worked with the labor gang at the Hershey Foods Corporation before going on disablility due to health problems. He was a life member of the Life Team (former River Rescue)of Harrisburg and the Union Deposit Volunteer Fire Company; a member of the Special Fire Police for South Hanover Township and the Chocolate Workers Union Local 464, Hershey; and was a former active member of the Hummelstown Fire Company. He loved animals, and enjoyed camping, hunting, and fishing, and doing crafts and ceramics.
He was preceded in death by his father and step-mother, Donald A. Sr. and Ellen A. Brenner Tetzloff;, his mother Louise N. Camden Tetzloff; a brother, Eugene William Tetzloff; and two step-brothers, Harvey S. Wanner and Harry C. Wanner. 
He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Georgine J. Shellenhammer Tetzloff whom he married on November 4, 1967; two sons, Stanley C. Tetzloff and Jeffrey A. Tetzloff and his wife, Rebecca Harman Tetzloff both of Hummelstown; one daughter, Dorothy E. Tetzloff of Hummelstown; two sisters, Donna M. wife of Gerald Harris of Empire, CO, and Lorraine E. “Sue” wife of Patrick Junker of Middletown; one brother, Roger A. Tetzloff of Middletown; two step-sisters, Mary Ellen Wanner of Newville, and Jenny E. wife of William Corrigani of Palmyra; and four step brothers, E. Stanley Wanner of Hummelstown, Larry E. Wanner of Lebanon, Lonny L. Wanner of Harrisburg, and Mark Tetzloff of Buena Vista, Virginia; one aunt, Katherine C. King of Buena Vista, VA; his step father, Eugene Tetzloff of Steelton; and several nieces and nephews. 
Funeral services will be held Friday, November 8 at 11 AM in the Trefz & Bowser Funeral Home, Inc., 114 West Main Street, Hummelstown, with The Rev. W. Michael Langford, pastor of the Chambers Hill United Methodist Church, officiating. Interment will be in the Hanoverdale Cemetery, West Hanover Township. Friends are invited to call in the funeral home Thursday, November 7 from 7 to 9 PM and Friday from 10 AM until time of the services. 
Those desiring may send memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society, Capital Region Unit, 3211 North Front Street, Suite 100, Harrisburg, PA 17110; or to the American Diabetes Association, 3544 North Progress Avenue, Harrisburg, PA 17110.

MARY LOU BORK ERBE MOEHRING
Mary Lou Bork Erbe Moehring, 78, of Villa Teresa Nursing Home, Lower Paxton Township, and formerly of Hummelstown, passed away Thursday, October 31, 2002, in the Community General Osteopathic Hospital, Lower Paxton Township. 
Born in Connellsville on September 16, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Ewald H. and Anna C. Bork. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the United Church of Christ, Hummelstown. 
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Frederick E. Erbe, on May 11, 1981. 
She is survived by her second husband, Albert F. Moehring; one son and daughter-in-law, Eric F. and Linda Locke Erbe of Rockville, Maryland; and two grandchildren, Rebecca Anna Erbe and David Eric Erbe both of Rockville, Maryland. 
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, November 5 at 1:00 PM in the Trefz & Bowser Funeral Home, Inc., 114 West Main Street, Hummelstown, with The Rev. George Heckard officiating. Interment will be in the Hummelstown Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home Tuesday from 12:30 PM until time of the services. 
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the United Church of Christ, 104 East Main Street, Hummelstown, PA 17036; or to any charity of choice. 

EDNA MAY STRINE YOST
Edna May Strine Yost, 85, of Susquehanna Township, passed away Thursday, October 31, 2002, in Homeland Center, Harrisburg. 
Born in Columbia on June 28, 1917, she was the daughter of the late Edwin S. and Lavina Chaney Strine. She was an accountant. She was a 1934 graduate of the former John Harris High School, Harrisburg, and had attended Central Penn Business School. She was a member of the Fifth Street United Methodist Church, Harrisburg, where she was the Treasurer of its Board of Trustees. She was Treasurer of the Harrisburg Uptown United Methodist Ministerium; Past Treasurer and member of Soroptimist International of Harrisburg, PA, Inc. and the Rockville Bridge Chapter of the American Business Women Association; and a Past Treasurer and former member of the Harrisburg Charter Chapter of the American Business Women Association. She was an avid bridge player. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Alvey Yost, on March 25, 1985. 
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, November 5 at 10 AM in the Fifth Street United Methodist Church, 1721 North 5th Street, Harrisburg, with The Rev. Keith Beasley-Topliffe, her pastor, officiating. Interment will be in Paxtang Cemetery. There will be no viewing or visitation. 
Trefz & Bowser Funeral Home, Inc., 114 West Main Street, Hummelstown, is handling the services. 
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Fifth Street United Methodist Church Current Expense Fund, 1721 North 5th Street, Harrisburg, PA 17102.

LUCINDA E. GINGRICH HOFFMAN
Lucinda E. Gingrich Hoffman, age 84, of Hummelstown, passed away Saturday, December 21, 2002, in the Care Center of Camp Hill. Born in South Hanover Township, PA on January 9, 1918, she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Edna Rhoads Gingrich. She was a Homemaker, attended Grace United Methodist Church, Hummelstown and enjoyed reading, cooking and her Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren. 
She was the widow of William H. Hoffman who preceded her in death on February 15, 2001. 
She is survived by four daughters, Shirley A. wife of Wayne W. Nye of Duncannon, Betty L. Hoffer-Exum wife of John L. Exum, Frankie E. wife of Percy Griffin both of Harrisburg and Mary H. wife of Roy R. Gesford of Hummelstown; one son, William A. Hoffman of Carrolton, Texas; twenty two grandchildren and twenty great-grandchildren. 
She was preceded in death by one daughter, Barbara Schultz and two sons, Richard Gingrich and John Hoffman. 
Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 26 at 2:00 PM in the Trefz & Bowser Funeral Home, Inc., 114 West Main Street, Hummelstown, with The Rev. Gary A. Shockley officiating. Interment will be in the Union Deposit Cemetery, South Hanover Township, PA. Friends are invited to call Thursday from 1:00 until the time of the services in the funeral home. 
Those desiring may send memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society, Capital Region Unit, 3211 North Front Street, Suite 100, Harrisburg, PA 17110. 

FRANCIS J. NOONEY
Francis J. Nooney, 46, of Hummelstown, passed away Sunday, December 15, 2002, at his residence. 
Born in Scranton on February 2, 1956, he was the son of Francis K. and Marilyn Caviston Nooney. He was the Deputy Director of Dauphin County Economic Development; was a former Financial Specialist in the Economic Development for the city of Harrisburg; and was a former Corporate Tax Officer for the Auditor General of Pennsylvania. He was a 1974 graduate of Bishop Klonowski High School, Scranton; a 1979 graduate of Bloomsburg Univerity; and received a Financial Degree from the Pennsylvania State University, State College. He was a member of St. Catherine Laboure Roman Catholic Church, Harrisburg. He had served on the Zoning Hearing Board of Hummelstown; was a former member of the Lawnton Lions Club; and was an avid golfer and Penn State and Pittsburgh Steelers Football fan. 
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife of 10 years, Donna F. Novatnak Nooney whom he married on July 25, 1992; one son, Shane Francis Nooney at home; one brother, Brian J. Nooney of Harrisburg; two sisters, Cheryl N. wife of Cletus Mehringer of Bowie, Maryland, and Maribeth N. wife of Jack Lennox of Scranton; and several nieces and nephews, and aunts and uncles. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Maurice and Beatrice Sheridan Caviston, and by his paternal grandparents, William and Mary Dolan Nooney. 
Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, December 20 at 11:00 AM in the St. Catherine Laboure Roman Catholic Church, 4000 Dery Street, Harrisburg, with The Rev. Msgr. Hugh A. Overbaugh, as officiant. Inurnment will be in Resurrection Cemetery, West Hanover Township. Visitation will be Friday in the church from 10:00 AM until time of the services. 
Trefz & Bowser Funeral Home, Inc., 114 West Main Street, Hummelstown, is handling the arrangements. 
Those desiring may send memorial contributions to Pinnacle Health Hospice, 3705 Elmwood Drive, Harrisburg, PA 17110. 

ANITA A. NIELSON JOHNSON
Anita A. Nielson Johnson, 78, of Hummelstown, passed away Sunday, December 15, 2002, in the Masonic Homes, Elizabethtown. 
Born in Warren on May 25, 1924, she was the daughter of the late John C. and Marie M. Nielson. She was a 1942 graduate of Warren High School. She was formerly employed at the Warren National Bank, Warren, PA, and Ypsilanti National Bank, Ypsilanti, Missouri, and Milton Hershey School’s College Hall in Hershey. She was a member of Derry Presbyterian Church, Hershey, the Faculty Wives of Milton Hershey School, and the CLEO’s Group, and was active with the Girl Scouts of America. 
She was the widow of Richard C. Johnson who preceded her in death on November 10, 1996. 
She is survived by one daughter, Kathleen D. wife of Col. Frederick G. Schmidt of Panama City, Florida; one son and daughter-in-law, Scott W. and Michele Johnson of Hershey; two grandchildren, Frederick Richard Schmidt of Panama City, Florida, and Isabelle Paige Johnson of Hershey; and one sister, Edna N. wife of Archie Densmore of New Port Richey, Florida. 
Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 19 at 11 AM in the Trefz & Bowser Funeral Home, Inc., 114 West Main Street, Hummelstown, with The Rev. Dr. Richard L. Houtz, her pastor, officiating. Interment will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville. Visitation will be Wednesday, December 18 from 7 to 9 PM in the funeral home. 
Those desiring may send memorial contributions to Derry Presbyterian Church, 248 East Derry Road, Hershey, PA 17033; or to Hospice of Lancaster County, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125; or to the Masonic Homes, 1 Masonic Drive, Elizabethtown, PA 17022. 

MARLIN E. “BUTCH” FINK, Jr.
Marlin E. “Butch” Fink, Jr., 53, of Harrisburg, passed away Saturday, December 14, 2002, in the Community General Osteopathic Hospital, Lower Paxton Township. 
Born in Roundtop, Londonderry Township, on August 12, 1949, he was the son of the late Marlin E. Sr. and Mildred E. Bruce Fink. He was a truck driver for Hess Trucking Company. He was a director of the Salt Run Hunting Camp, Northern Lycoming Township; and a member of the Harrisburg Hunters and Anglers Association, Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge 410, Middletown, and the Teamsters Local Union 776. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. 
He is survived by his wife, Debra K. Reeder Fink; two daughters, Shelley Anne Fink and Alana Mae Fink both of Harrisburg; 8 sisters, Mildred M. wife of Ray Alleman and Bessie wife of Anthony Vasquez both of Elizabethtown, Betty L. wife of Robert Davenport of Talmage, Marlene A. Confair of Annville RD, Catherine R. Zimmerman of Urbana, Missouri, Kay Anne Fink and Roxanne M. Fink both of Hummelstown, and Dawn K. Fink of Middletown; 5 brothers, William M. Fink and his wife Connie Hoffman Fink of Hummelstown, Henry L. Fink and his wife Beverly Witmer Fink of Palmyra, David L. Fink and his wife Dorothy Rutledge Fink of Middletown, Daniel L. Fink and his wife Kerry Ebright Fink of Grantville, and Thomas R. Fink of Elizabethtown; his father-in-law, John W. Reeder of Linglestown; and his brother-in-law, Brad A. Reeder and his wife Bonnie Feschuk Reeder of Duncannon; and many nieces and nephews. 
He was preceded in death by two sisters. 
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, December 18 at 1:00 PM in the Trefz & Bowser Funeral Home, Inc., 114 West Main Street, Hummelstown, with The Rev. William M. Haken, Sr., pastor of the Capital Baptist Church, Harrisburg, officiating. Interment will be in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Lower Paxton Township. Viewing will be Tuesday from 7:00 to 9:00 PM in the funeral home. 
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, Capital Region, 1517 Cedar Cliff Drive, Camp Hill, PA 17011-7705. 

MARGARET K. C. ZEIDERS BALDWIN
Margaret K. C. Zeiders Baldwin, 85, of Hershey, passed away Monday, December 2, 2002, at her residence. 
Born in Harrisburg on May 22, 1917, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Almeda Comp Zeiders. She was a homemaker. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Elwood F. Baldwin, on May 18, 1993. 
She is survived by two sons, Larry J. Baldwin of Hershey and Hugh D. Baldwin of Palmyra; two daughters, Judy A. Oakley of Hershey and Audrey L. Baldwin of Harrisburg; six grandchildren, Donald Oakley of Hershey, Robert Oakley, Jr. of Lebanon, Joshua Baldwin, Jessica Baldwin, and Vanessa Baldwin all of Harrisburg, and Jonathan Baldwin of Palmyra; and one great granddaughter, Kami Jo Green of Hershey.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a great grandson, Lee Umbenhauer, on January 30, 2002.
Graveside services will be held Thursday, December 5, 2002, at 1:00 PM in Grand View Memorial Park, North Annville Township. There will be no viewing or visitation.
Trefz & Bowser Funeral Home, Inc., 114 West Main Street, Hummelstown, is handling the service. 

ARTHUR R. LUTZ
Arthur R. Lutz, 79, of Middletown, passed away Friday, November 29, 2002, in the Community General Osteopathic Hospital, Lower Paxton Township.
Born in Steubenville, Ohio, on October 18, 1923, he was the son of the late Russell C. and Margaret C. Brown Lutz. He was the owner/operator of Art Lutz Builders and of Creative Domes, and was a farmer. He was a member of St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Middletown. He was the former Treasurer and member of the Board of Directors of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Middletown. He was Past Lieutenant Governor of District 16 of the Pennsylvania District of Kiwanis, was also instrumental in forming the Elizabethtown and Hershey Kiwanis Clubs, and was a member of the Middletown Kiwanis Club. He was a member of the Harrisburg Chamber of Commerce; Harrisburg Builders Association; Dauphin County Farmers Association; and Hershey Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America. He enjoyed hunting and traveling. 
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Arvilla Carlin Lutz, in April of 1968. 
He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Margaret E. Brown Lutz; two daughters, Ella A. wife of Charles M. Dowell and Peggy E. Lutz both of Middletown; and three grandchildren, Amanda R. Dowell, Cathleen M. Dowell, and Dayne R. Lutz all of Middletown.
Funeral services be held Tuesday, December 3 at 2 PM in the Trefz & Bowser Funeral Home, Inc., 114 West Main Street, Hummelstown, with The Rev. Dr. J. Richard Eckert, his pastor, officiating. Interment will be in the Middletown Cemetery. Viewing will be Tuesday from noon to 2 PM in the funeral home. 
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Capital Region Unit, 3211 North Front Street, Suite 100, Harrisburg, PA 17110; or to the Humane Society of Harrisburg Area, Inc., East Shore Shelter, 7790 Grayson Road, Harrisburg, PA 17111. 

THELMA L. PAUL KERSTETTER
Thelma L. Paul Kerstetter, 76, of Hummelstown, passed away Thursday, November 28, 2002, in the Holy Spirit Hospital, East Pennsboro Township. 
Born in Natalie on February 2, 1926, she was the daughter of the late William and Margaret Duboe Paul. She retired from the H.B. Reese Candy Company, Hershey. She was a graduate of Mt. Carmel Township High School. She was a member of the United Church of Christ, Hummelstown; and a life member of Sergeant Chauncey F. Yingst Veterans of Foreign Wars Unit 1687, Hummelstown. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul M. Kerstetter, on June 21, 1994. 
She is survived by two daughters, Patricia M. Thompson of Hummelstown, and Sandra L. Sprandel of Harrisburg; five sisters, Alice Reilly of Feasterville, Margaret Vaivada and Ruth Hummel both of Spotswood, New Jersey, Arlene Jean Nodzak of Reading, and Loretta Mutchko of Rockaway, New Jersey; one brother, Robert Paul of Hatboro; five grandchildren, Douglas Pintarch of Penbrook, Brian A. Pintarch of Middletown, Dean M. Pintarch, George M. Pintarch, and Julie M. wife of Lynn Berkheimer all of Hummelstown; and four great grandchildren, Holland Pintarch and Chelsea Spear both of Penbrook, and Raige Pintarch and Chloe Pintarch both of Palmyra. 
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Scott A. Pintarch, on November 22, 1987. 
Funeral service be held Monday, December 2 at 1:00 P.M. in the Trefz & Bowser Funeral Home, Inc., 114 West Main Street, Hummelstown, with The Rev. George Heckard, her pastor, officiating. Interment will be in the Hummelstown Cemetery. Friends are invited to call Monday from 12 noon until time of the services. 

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