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McCoy, William, 89, livestock dealer
William ďBillĒ McCoy, 89, of 29 Jason Avenue, Denver, formerly of 301 School Lane, Mount Joy, died of natural causes Saturday, August 4, 2001 at Ephrata Community Hospital.
A livestock broker and dealer, William came to Lancaster in 1932 and ran a cattle operation in Rapho Township on his family farm on Echo Valley Road.  In 1946, William opened the former William W. McCoy Cattle Company at Lancaster Stockyards, which he operated until retiring in 1998.  A member of the National Cattleman Association, William also was a past member of the Lancaster Lions Club.
William belonged to Christ Church United Church of Christ in Elizabethtown for 38 years.
A 1926 graduate of Humboldt High School, St. Paul, Minnesota, William enjoyed golfing and fishing.
Born in Spring Lake, Wisconsin, William was the son of the late Thomas E. and Mable Fiedler McCoy.
He was married 66 years to Grace E. Kauffman McCoy.
Surviving besides his wife are a son, Richard L., married to Suzanne M. Person McCoy of Northampton; one granddaughter; one great-grandson; and a sister, Kathleen Schmidt of St. Paul, Minnesota.
William was preceded in death by three brothers, Robert, Al, and Barney McCoy; and one sister Marvel Gardner.
FUNERAL SERVICES FOR WILLIAM McCOY
PLACE:  Heilig Funeral Home, 21 West Main Street, Mount Joy, Pennsylvania.
DATE & TIME:  Tuesday, August 7, 2001 at 2:00 P.M.
VIEWING:  Friends may call at the Heilig Funeral Home on Tuesday, August 7, 2001 from 1:00 P.M. until time of service.
OFFICIATING:  The Reverend P. Larry Potteiger
INTERMENT:  Mount Joy Cemetery, Mount Joy, Pennsylvania
Please Omit Flowers
CONTRIBUTIONS:  Those desiring may send memorial contributions in Williamsí memory to:  Ephrata Community Hospital, 169 Martin Avenue, Ephrata, Pennsylvania  17522.
 
ANDERSON, CATHERINE K., 86, a waitress
Catherine K. ďCassieĒ Anderson, 86, formerly of Mount Joy, died Tuesday evening, September 11, 2001 at Forest Park Health Center, Carlisle, after a long illness.
Catherine was a waitress at the former Lincoln Restaurant in Mount Joy and the former Tonyís Restaurant and the former Magic Chef, both in Elizabethtown.
Earlier, Catherine worked for the former Gerberich-Payne Shoe Company in  Mount Joy.
Catherine was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Mount Joy; the Loyal Order of Moose auxiliary, Elizabethtown; and the Elizabethtown Veterans of Foreign Wars, Fred Barley Post 5667.
Born in Elizabethtown, Catherine was the daughter of the late Thomas J. and Lillely Brown Krodel.
Her husband, John W. Anderson, died in 1979.
The last of her immediate family, Catherine is survived by nieces and nephews.
FUNERAL SERVICES FOR CATHERINE K. ANDERSON
PLACE:  Heilig Funeral Home, 21 West Main Street, Mount Joy, Pennsylvania.
DATE & TIME:  Saturday, September 15, 2001 at 11:00 A.M.
VIEWING:  There will be No Public Viewing.  The family will receive friends at the Heilig Funeral Home on Saturday, September 15, 2001 from 10:00 A.M. until time of service.
OFFICIATING:  Dr. Chesford M. Karr
INTERMENT:  Mount Joy Cemetery, Mount Joy, Pennsylvania
 
COBLE, PAULINE J., HOMEMAKER
Pauline J. Coble, age 83 of Middletown Home, formerly of 806 Locust Grove Road, Elizabethtown, PA died Friday morning, September 7, 2001 at Community General Osteopathic Hospital, Harrisburg, after a brief illness.
Born in Williamstown, she was the daughter of the late John W. and Annie Louise Bellon Griffiths.  She was the widow of Benjamin F. Coble who died in 1993. Pauline was the last of her immediate family.
A homemaker, she raised canaries.  She loved animals and flowers.
FUNERAL SERVICES FOR PAULINE J. COBLE
PLACE: Heilig Funeral Home  21 West Main Street  Mount Joy, PA
DATE & TIME: Tuesday, September 11, 2001 at 11:00AM
VIEWING: Tuesday, September 11, 2001 from 10:00AM until time of service at the funeral home.
CLERGY: The Rev. Robert B. Mignard
INTERMENT: Shenkís Cemetery, Dauphin County
 
HESS, EVELYN J., 72, AMP Inc. Retiree
Evelyn J. Hess, 72, of 3386 E. Harrisburg Pike, Middletown, formerly of Florin, died Tuesday morning, September 11, 2001 at home after a lone illness.
Evelyn retired after working 13 years for the former AMP Corporation in Mount Joy.  She worked for Service America at M&M Mars, Elizabethtown, and the Rheems Nursing Center as a kitchen prep cook.
A 35 year member of Swatara Hill Church of the Brethen, Evelyn attended Bainbridge Church of God.  She played the piano and sang in the choir at both churches. 
Evelyn was an avid gardener and enjoyed southern gospel music.
Born in Rapho Township, Evelyn was the daughter of the late Ivan and Bertha M. Risser Kreider.
Her husband, John M. Hess, died in 1987.
Surviving are five sons, Barry L. of Elizabethtown, Stephen C., J. Michael and Christopher A., married to Kristen T. DeRoss Hess, all of Middletown, and Craig A. married to Melissa J. Arbogast Hess of Rheems; five daughters, Joan E., married to Roger Morgan of Elizabethtown, Bonita L., married to Gene Brockett of Cincinnati, Betty J., married to Theadore Huffman of Jonestown, Karen L., married to Roy N. Shanafelter of Lewisberry and Tracy L., married to Rick Lee of Middletown; 18 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
FUNERAL SERVICES FOR EVELYN J. HESS
PLACE:  Swatara Hill Church of the Brethren, 2943 East Harrisburg Pike, Middletown, PA.
DATE & TIME:  Friday, September 14, 2001 at 11:00 A.M.
VIEWING:  Friends may call at the Heilig Funeral Home, 21 West Main Street, Mount Joy on Thursday evening, September 13, 2001 from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. and also at the church on Friday, September 14, 2001 from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M.
INTERMENT:  Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Lower Paxton Township, PA
OFFICIATING:  The Reverend Benjamin F. Simmons and the Reverend Leroy Achenbach.
CONTRIBUTIONS:   Memorial Contributions may be made in Evelynís Memory to:  Pinnacle Health Hospice of Harrisburg, 3705 Elmwood Drive, Harrisburg, PA  17110.
 
JACKSON, S. MARIE, AGE 89
S. Marie Jackson, age 89, of the Mennonite Home, formerly of 623 Donegal Springs Road, Mount Joy, PA died Thursday afternoon, September 13, 2001 at the Mennonite Home of natural causes.
She was the widow of Randolf S. ďJimĒ Jackson who died in 1980.  Born in North East, MD she was the daughter of the late William Patterson and Anna Louise Alexander Wyre.
Marie was employed by the former Gerberich-Payne Shoe Co., in Mount Joy and then by the Bachman Chocolate Co., Mount Joy from which she retired.
Marie is survived by a daughter, Vera E. married to Raymond C. Clark of Mount Joy; five grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, James A. Jackson.

SHIFFLETT, JONI SUE, OF ELIZABETHTOWN
Joni Sue Shifflett, age 45, of 1963 Shaeffer Road, Lot 2, Elizabethtown, died Sunday morning at home following an illness of two years.
Mrs. Shifflett worked for Shippers Paper Products Co., Centerville, until her illness. She had previously worked for the former Play School Co. in Lancaster.
She was a member of Trinity Full Gospel Chapel, Elizabethtown. Joni was a 1974 graduate of Donegal High School.  A big Elvis Presley fan she also enjoyed making crafts, home made candies, flower gardening and collecting Tweety Birds and various types of angels.
Joni was married 26 years on June 7 to Roger L. Shifflett.  Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of Joseph A. Weber, Sr. of Marietta and Nancy J. Miller Weber of Elizabethtown.
Surviving beside her husband and parents are four brothers, Joseph A. Weber, II of Mount Joy, Jeffrey A. Weber of Lancaster, Samuel A. Weber of Elizabethtown, and Patrick A. Weber of Columbia; two sisters, Georgeanna Weber and Jennifer A. married to Kevin B. Gebhard, both of Elizabethtown.
Joni was preceded in death by a son, Roger L. Shifflett, Jr.
FUNERAL SERVICES FOR JONI SUE SHIFFLETT
LOCATION: Heilig Funeral Home & Cremation Services  21 West Main Street  Mount Joy, PA
DATE & TIME: Wednesday, September 12, 2001 at 10:00AM
VIEWING: Tuesday, September 11, 2001 from 7:00PM until 9:00PM and on Wednesday September 12, 2001 from 9:00AM until time of service, both from the Heilig Funeral Home
CLERGY: Pastor Glen Shumaker and Pastor Tom Weber
INTERMENT: Mount Joy Cemetery
CONTRIBUTIONS: Please omit flowers.  Contributions may be made in Joniís memory to Hospice of Lancaster County  685 Good Drive  P.O. Box 4125  Lancaster, PA 17604-4125.

ENGLE, GLORIA M., lived in Mount Joy
Gloria M. Engle, 62, of 2706 Milton Grove Road, Mount Joy, died Wednesday evening, October 17, 2001 at home after a long illness.
A homemaker all her life, Mrs. Engle was a seven-year member of Milton Grove United Methodist Church, Mount Joy.
Gloria enjoyed camping, the outdoors and flower and vegetable gardening.
Born in York, Gloria was the daughter of the late Walter and Clara Reichard Leiphart.
Gloria was married seven years on May 28 to Gilbert T. Engle.
Surviving in addition to her husband are three sons, Daniel, married to Linda Flowers Fready, Mark L., married to Melissa Melson Fready, and John P. Fready, all of Mount Joy; five daughters, Gloria J., married to Edward L. Jones III of Millersville, Alice E., married to Jeffrey Courtney, and Patricia A. Shirk, both of Lancater, Shirley A., married to Charles A. Shank Jr. of Marietta, and Jenny L. Fready of Florida; a stepson, Patrick T. of Schuylkill County; a stepdaughter, Sonja, married to Curt Spickler of Schuylkill County; 15 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two brothers, Richard Leiphart and Terry, married to Diane Leiphart, both  of York; and a sister, Shirley, married to Daniel Resh of York.
Gloria was preceded in death by two brothers, Gary and Donald Leiphart.
FUNERAL SERVICES FOR GLORIA M. ENGLE
PLACE:  Milton Grove United Methodist Church, 2192 Cloverleaf Road, Mount Joy, Pennsylvania.
DATE & TIME:  Monday, October 22, 2001 at 11:00 A.M.
VIEWING:  Friends may call at the Milton Grove United Methodist Church from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. and on Monday, October 22, 2001 from 10:00 A.M. until time of service.
OFFICIATING:  Pastor W. Gary Epler
INTERMENT:  Mount Joy Cemetery, Mount Joy, Pennsylvania
CONTRIBUTIONS:  Kindly omit flowers Ė Those desiring may send memorial contributions in Gloriaís memory to:  Hospice of Lancaster County, 685 Good Drive, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17604-4125.
 
FUHRMAN, ELLEN, 85, Marietta Farmer
Ellen M. Fuhrman, 85, formerly of 137 Fuhrman Road, Marietta, died Monday afternoon, November 19, 2001 after a long illness at Longwood Manor in Maytown, where she lived since February.
Ellen worked along side her husband on their family farm in Marietta.  She also worked in the shipping department at Donegal Industries in Mount Joy for 10 years.
Ellen was a member since 1979 of St. Johnís Evangelical Lutheran Church in Maytown.
Ellen also belonged to Donegal Chapter #422, Order of the Eastern Star; Maytown Historical Society and St Johnís Evangelical Lutheran Church Social Ministry.
Ellen enjoyed cooking, baking doughnuts on Fasnacht Day and going to Wednesday morning Bible study.
Born in Conoy Township, Ellen was the daughter of the late James D. Sr. and Emma Naus Myers.
Her husband, Lloyd H. Fuhrman, died in 1988.
Surviving are a daughter, Barbara Ann, married to Barry E. Stoner of Marietta; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a brother, James D. Myers Jr. of Marietta; and a sister, Mary Crum of Elizabethtown.
Ellen was preceded in death by a sister, Marjorie Myers and a brother, Andrew Myers.
FUNERAL SERVICES FOR ELLEN FUHRMAN
PLACE:  St. Johnís Evangelical Lutheran Church, corner of North Queen Street and Church Alley, Maytown, Pennsylvania.
DATE & TIME:  Friday, November 23, 2001 at 10:00 A.M.
VIEWING:  Friends may call at the Heilig Funeral Home, 21 West Main Street, Mount Joy, Pennsylvania on Thursday evening, November 22, 2001 from 7:00 P.M. to 8:30 P.M. and also on Friday, November 23, 2001 at St. Johnís Evangelical Lutheran Church from 9:00 A.M. until time of service.
An Eastern Star Service will be conducted by the Donegal Chapter #422 Order of Eastern Star at 9:30 A.M. on Friday at the Church.
OFFICIATING:  The Reverend Robert M. Lescallette and the Reverend Kenneth H. OíNeal.
INTERMENT:  Mount Joy Cemetery, Mount Joy, Pennsylvania
CONTRIBUTIONS:  Those desiring may make memorial contributions in Ellenís memory to:  Hospice of Lancaster County, 685 Good Drive, P.O. Box #4125, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17604-4125 and also to St. Johnís Evangelical Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, Box #96, Maytown, Pennsylvania 17550.

HART, JOHN, G., 90, Donegal Educator, Community Leader
John G. Hart, 90, of 2760 Cozumel Drive, Melbourne, Florida, formerly of Mount Joy, died Saturday evening, November 3, 2001 at Holmes Regional Medical Center, Melbourne, after a brief illness.
An educator, John retired in 1973 as director of education for Donegal School District.  During his 36-year tenure with Donegal, John served as principal, supervisor of curriculum, a mathematics teacher and health and physical education teacher.
John coached soccer, basketball and baseball.
John was dean of men at Lancaster Bible College and director of financial aid during the 1970ís.
John served on both the planning commission and zoning administration of East Donegal Township.
John was a member of Calvary Bible Church, Mount Joy, where he taught Sunday school, served on the church board and was speaker at the campground services in Millersville.
John also was a member and 1965 president of Mount Joy Rotary Club.
Active in the Maytown and Florin Boy Scout troops, John was a scoutmaster.
John received a bachelorís degree in health and physical education and mathematics from the former West Chester State College.  He received a masterís degree in education, administration and supervision from Temple University.
Born in Broomall, John was the son of the late Lewis G. and Catherine Hauf Hart.
John was married 63 years in March to Margaret I. Way Hart.
Surviving besides his wife are two sons, Lewis P.G., married to Kathy Decker Hart of Maytown, and the Reverend John F., married to Cindy Strong Hart of Chesterton, Indiana; a daughter, Joanne E., married to Dr. Barry R. Barnhart of Rockledge, Florida; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
FUNERAL SERVICES FOR JOHN G. HART
PLACE:  Calvary Bible Church, 629 Union School Road, Mount Joy, Pennsylvania.
DATE & TIME:  Thursday, November 8, 2001 at 11:00 A.M.
VIEWING:  Friends may call at the Heilig Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 21 West Main Street, Mount Joy, Pennsylvania on Wednesday evening from 6:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.  Friends may also call at the Church on Thursday morning, November 8, 2001 from 10:00 a.m. until time of service.
OFFICIATING:  The Reverend Robert B. Mignard and The Reverend Dr. Ronald R. Gibson and The Reverend John F. Hart.
INTERMENT:  Henry Eberle Cemetery, Mount Joy, Pennsylvania.
CONTRIBUTIONS:  Please Omit Flowers Ė Those desiring may send contributions in Johnís memory to:  The Gideons International, Lancaster West Camp, Box #194, Manheim, Pennsylvania  17545.
 
MAURER, ETHEL, BULLER, 82, of Columbia
Ethel Buller Maurer, 82, of 320 Linden Street, Columbia, Pennsylvania died on Saturday afternoon, November 10, 2001 at Lancaster General Hospital- Susquehanna Division, Columbia, after a lengthy illness.
A homemaker, Ethel worked for the former Mount Joy Box Company n her earlier years.
Ethel was a member of Columbia United Methodist Church for more than 50 years.
She enjoyed gardening, crocheting and rug braiding.
Born in Florin, Pennsylvania, Ethel was the daughter of the late Harold W. and Maud Shirk Buller.
Her husband, Henry L. Maurer, died in 1983.
Surviving are two sons, Lloyd H., married to Nydia Maurer of Tampa, Florida; and Gerald B. of Columbia; two grandsons; a great-grandson; a brother, Merle J., married to Dorothy Buller of Mount Joy; and six sisters, Elverta Kissinger, Maude, married to Clyde Corll, Pearl Miller, Marion Gerlitzki, Pauline Waters and Jean, married to Maynard Robinson, all of Mount Joy. 
FUNERAL SERVICES FOR ETHEL BULLER MAURER
Services will be private and at the convenience of the family.
There will be NO Public Viewing.
INTERMENT:  Laurel Hill Memorial Gardens, Columbia, Pennsylvania

COONS, HELEN E., 91, factory supervisor
Helen E. Coons, 91, formerly of 2606 Amaya Terrace, Lake Mary, Florida died Tuesday morning, January 1, 2002 after a long illness at the Mennonite Home, where she lived since 2000.
Mrs. Coons was a supervisor in various dress factories throughout Schuylkill County.
Helen was a member of Community Congregational Church, New Port Richey, Florida.
Helen was actively involved at St. Mark Retirement Village, Palm Harbor, Florida.
Helen enjoyed traveling, cooking, crocheting, sewing and playing the piano.
Born in Spring Hill, Illinois, Helen was the daughter of the late Robert B. and Caroline M. Hayen Schaeffer.
Her first husband, John E. Knittle, died in 1981.  Her second husband, Paul W. Coons, died in 1999.
Surviving are two daughters, Joan L., married to Frank D. Hassinger of Mount Joy, and Carolyn J., married to Walter J. Schaffer of Lake Mary; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Vernon Schaeffer of Pottsville and Robert, married to Elaine Schaeffer of Rockledge, Florida; and a sister, Mildred Bensinger of Palm Bay, Florida.
Helen was preceded in death by a daughter, Helen L. Rushton, who died in 1987; a brother, George Schaeffer; and three sisters, Bertha Keehn, Frances Donaghue and Dorothy Nagle.
MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR HELEN E. COONS
PLACE:  Mount Joy Church of God, 34 East Main Street, Mount Joy, Pennsylvania.
DATE & TIME:  Saturday, January 5, 2002 at 10:00 A.M.
VIEWING:  The family will receive friends on Saturday at the church from 9:15 A.M. until the time of service.
OFFICIATING:  The Reverend Randall L. Bistline
INTERMENT:  Will be at the convenience of the family.
PLEASE OMIT FLOWERS
CONTRIBUTIONS:  Those desiring may make memorial contributions in Helenís Memory to:  Hospice of Lancaster County, 685 Good Drive, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17604-4125 or to the American Cancer Society, 314 Good Drive, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17603.

EVANS, EVELYN R., 77, was secretary
Evelyn R. Evans, 77, of 203 Frederick Street, Mount Joy, formerly of Levittown, died Tuesday morning, January 8, 2002 at Essa Flory Hospice Center after a brief illness.
Before retiring in 1986, Mrs. Evans was a secretary for AMF Inc., Long Island, New York.  In her earlier years, she was a secretary for Wyeth Labs in Philadelphia.
A member of Faith Outreach Center in Marietta, Evelyn formerly was a 25-year member of Wantagh Baptist Church in Wantagh, New York where she sang in the choir for many years.
Active in Christian Womenís Club in Mount Joy, Evelyn led home Bible studies for many years and was involved in several prayer ministries.
Evelyn volunteered at ManorCare Health Services in Elizabethtown and enjoyed reading and playing the piano.
Born in Mount Carmel, Evelyn was the daughter of the late Harry and Mary Klawitter Roadarmel.
Her husband, George R. Evans, died on June 22.
Surviving are two daughters, Carol E., married to Paul C. Petersen of Lancaster, and Janice E. Mrozek of Fairborn, Ohio; five grandchildren; two great-granddaughters; and a sister, Harriet, married to Theodore Steigelman of Philadelphia.
FUNERAL SERVICES FOR EVELYN R. EVANS
PLACE:   Faith Outreach Center, Route #772, Ore Mine Road, Marietta, Pennsylvania.
DATE & TIME:  Friday, January 11, 2002 at 1:00 P.M.
VIEWING:  There will be NO Public Viewing Ė The family will receive friends on Friday, January 11, 2002 at the church from 12:30 P.M. until time of the service.
OFFICIATING:  The Reverend Joe Chiles
INTERMENT:  Laurel Hill Memorial Gardens, Columbia, Pennsylvania
CONTRIBUTIONS:  Those desiring may send memorial contributions in Evelynís memory to:  Faith Outreach Center Benevolent Fund and/or Missions Fund, P.O. Box 121, Marietta, Pennsylvania 17547.
 
FORRY, MARY, 82, was a homemaker
Mary E. Forry, 82, of Woodcrest Villa, 2001 Harrisburg Pike, formerly of Hossler Road, Manheim, died Sunday night, December 30, 2001 at Lancaster General Hospital from injuries sustained in an automobile accident at Mount Joy Road and North Strickler Road, Rapho Township, on Sunday morning.
A homemaker, Mary worked for the former Gerberich-Payne Shoe Company, Mount Joy, and the former Baumís Bologna, Elizabethtown, in her earlier years.
Mary was a 70-year member of Mount Pleasant Brethren in Christ Church, where she taught Sunday school.
Mary also belonged to the Elizabethtown Flower Club and Mount Joy Leisure Club.
Mary enjoyed flower and vegetable gardening and playing Rummikub.
Born in Donegal Township, Mary was the daughter of the late Albert A. and Alpha M. Eberly Greenawalt.
Mary was married 58 years on May 29 to Irvin M. Forry.
Surviving in addition to her husband are a daughter, Nelda M. married to Steven E. Bender of Manheim; two grandchildren; and two brothers, Abram E., married to Hilda Greenawalt of Bausman, and Benjamin E., married to Esther E. Greenawalt of Manheim.
Mary was preceded in death by three brothers, Albert E., David E. and Harry N.E. Greenawalt; and a sister, Elizabeth E. Wanner.
FUNERAL SERVICES FOR MARY E. FORRY
PLACE:  Mount Pleasant Brethren in Christ Church, 1832 Mount Pleasant Road, Mount Joy, Pennsylvania.
DATE & TIME:  Thursday, January 3, 2002 at 11:00 A.M.
VIEWING:  Friends may call at the Heilig Funeral Home, 21 West Main Street, Mount Joy, Pennsylvania on Wednesday evening, January 2, 2002 from 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. and also on Thursday, January 3, 2002 from 10:00 A.M. until time of service.
OFFICIATING:  The Reverend Jim Gambini and the Reverend J. Earl Martin, Jr.
INTERMENT:  Mount Pleasant Brethren in Christ Cemetery, Mount Joy Township, Pennsylvania.

GARMAN, JOHN F., PA Malleable Retiree
John F. Garman, 84, of 172 East High Street, Elizabethtown, formerly of Mount Joy, died early Wednesday, January 16, 2002 at home after a brief illness.
John retired in 1982 after 17 years as a coremaker at the former Pennsylvania Malleable, Landisville.
John also worked five years at Masonic Homes, Elizabethtown, as an LPN attendant.
A member of Church of God-Pentecostal, Elizabethtown, John served on many committees and the church board.  He also helped build the new church.
John served in the U.S. Army and was a member of the AFL-CIOís Lancaster branch.
John enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Born in Mount Union, Huntingdon County, John was the son of the late Charles O. and Mary Hamman Garman.
John was married 11 years in October to Ethel M. Schaeffer Flowers Garman.  His first wife, Hazel M. Mellott Garman, died in 1989.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by as son, Millard E., married to Laura P. Stoops Garman of Mount Joy; two daughters, Lona A., married to Carl Forrester of Elkton, Maryland, and Marjorie M., married to Henry Brosious of West Chester; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; four stepsons, Glenn L. Jr., married to Genita K. Smith Flowers, and David C., married to Judy K. Nauss Flowers, both of Landisville, Dennis E., married to Barbara A. Piper Flowers of Columbia, and Jeffrey C. Flowers of Lancaster, two stepdaughters, Donna M., married to Oren Altimus of Reno, Nevada, and Sharon R. Dauberman of Manheim; 13 stepgrandchildren; 17 stepgreat-grandchildren; and a sister, Erma E. Garman of Huntingdon.
John was preceded in death by a son, Larry E. Garman.
FUNERAL SERVICES FOR JOHN F. GARMAN
PLACE:   Heilig Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 21 West Main Street, Mount Joy, Pennsylvania.
DATE & TIME:  Saturday, January 19, 2002 at 10:00 A.M.
VIEWING:  Friends may call at the Heilig Funeral Home on Friday evening, January 18, 2002 from 6:30 P.M. to 8:30 P.M. and also on Saturday, January 19, 2002 from 9:00 A.M. until time of service.
INTERMENT:  Shenkís Community Cemetery, Conewago Township, Pennsylvania.
OFFICIATING:  The Reverend Glenn A. Smith
CONTRIBUTIONS:  Those desiring may send contributions in Johnís Memory to:  The Church of God-Pentecostal, 350 Old Hershey Road, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania 17022 or Hospice of Lancaster County, 685 Good Drive, P.O. Box #4125, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17604-4125.

MUMMA, LESTER, former SICO President
Lester Mumma, 87, former president of SICO Oil Company in Mount Joy, died of natural causes Saturday morning, January 12, 2002 at Oak Leaf Manor North, where Lester had lived nine months.
Lester formerly lived at 34 North Sturgis Lane in Lititz, and 12 West Donegal Street in Mount Joy.
Lester began with SICO Oil Company in the 1930ís as a salesman, worked his way up as a manager and retired as president of the company.
After retirement, Lester worked as a night auditor at Hotel Brunswick from 1970 to 1980 and worked at state liquor stores in Lititz and East Towne Mall for 10 years, retiring in 1983.
A 1932 graduate of the former Mount Joy High School, Lester attended the first Lancaster Business School.
Lester was a lifelong member of St. Markís United Methodist Church, Mount Joy, where he sang in the choir and for weddings.
A 32nd degree Mason, Lester was a member and Past Member of Casiphia Lodge #551, Free and Accepted Masons, Mount Joy; Lancaster Lodge of Perfection; Harrisburg Consistory; and Zembo Temple Shrine.
Lester also was a charter member of Lancaster AAA and a former member of Conestoga Country Club, Mount Joy Lions Club and Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks in Columbia.
Lester was an avid golfer, hunter and fisherman.
Born in Mount Joy, Lester was the son of the late Albert H. and Anna Mary Myers Mumma.
His wife, Eleanor Fackler Mumma, died in 1979.
Surviving are two daughters, Jean F., married to Joseph Martin of Lititz, and Sue C., married to Lewis R. Craven Sr. of Bainbridge; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Lester was preceded in death by a brother Howard.
MEMORIAL SERVICES FOR LESTER MUMMA
PLACE:  Heilig Funeral Home, 21 West Main Street, Mount Joy, Pennsylvania.
DATE & TIME:  Saturday, January 19, 2002 at 1:00 P.M.
VIEWING:  The family will receive friends following the memorial service.
OFFICIATING:  The Reverend Donald E. Zechman
INTERMENT:  Will be private and at the convenience of the family.
CONTRIBUTIONS:  Those desiring may send memorial contributions in Lesterís Memory to:  Susquehanna Association for the Blind, 244 North Queen Street, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17603.

STEFFY, NANCY E., 80, Secretary
Nancy E. Steffy, 80, formerly of 4A Harvestview South in Mount Joy, died after a lengthy illness on Monday, December 24, 2001 at Manor Care in Lancaster where she was a resident for 5 years.
Nancy was a secretary for Donegal Mutual Insurance Company retiring in 1981.  Prior, Nancy worked as a waitress at the former Jeanís Restaurant in Marietta, Pennsylvania.
Nancy was a 1939 graduate of the former Marietta High School.
She was a member of First English Presbyterian Church in Marietta where she sang in the church chorus and played the organ.
Nancy was an avid bowler.
Born in Columbia, Pennsylvania, Nancy was the daughter of the late Clayton E. and Mamie Hipple Geyer.
Her husband, Theodore N. Steffy, died February 15, 1981.
She was the last of her immediate family.
FUNERAL SERVICES FOR NANCY E. STEFFY
Private services were held at the convenience of the family.


 

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