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ADCOCK, CARMELLA M. "CARMIE" of East Petersburg 
Carmella M. "Carmie" Adcock, 76, of 2558 Golden Drive, East Petersburg, PA, died Tuesday, February 13, 2001 at Lancaster General Hospital after a brief illness.
A homemaker, Carmie was the wife of Oreon M. "Odie" Adcock. They observed their 51st wedding anniversary on July 31, 2000.
Born in Painesville, Ohio, Carmie was the daughter of the late James and Virginia Millonzi Bonelli. She was a 1943 graduate from Harvey High School in Painesville, Ohio.
Carmie was a member of St. Richard's Catholic Church in Manheim. She devoted her life to her family and friends.
Surviving in addition to her husband are three sons, Robert J., married to Deborah E. James Adcock of Lititz; Michael S."Scott," married to Susan G. Lindberg Adcock and David P., married to Elizabeth A. Bachman Adcock both of York; 11 grandchildren; and a sister, Rose Mary Lakia of Houston, Texas.
Carmie was preceded in death by two sons, Oreon M. Adcock Jr. and Thomas R. "Rusty" Adcock; and three sisters, Antoinette Venice, Lucille Faroni, Francis Laing.
FUNERAL MASS SERVICES FOR CARMELLA M. ADCOCK
PLACE: St. Richard's Catholic Church, 110 North Oak Street, Manheim, PA
DATE & TIME: Saturday, February 17, 2001 at 11:00 A.M.
VIEWING: Buch Funeral Home, 21 Market Square, Manheim, PA , Friday, February 16, 2001 from 5:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and also on Saturday, February 17, 2001 at the Church from 10:00 a.m. until time of Mass. There will be a Christian Prayer Service on Friday evening at the Funeral Home at 7:30 p.m.
OFFICIATING: The Reverend Robert J. Plociennik OFM Conv.
INTERMENT: Manheim Fairview Cemetery, Penn Township, PA
CONTRIBUTIONS: Flowers will be accepted or those who desire may send contributions to St. Richard's Catholic Church, Memorial Fund, 110 North Oak Street, Manheim, PA 17545.

BAKER, BLANCHE R., 80, Lived in Manheim
Blanche R. Baker, of 135 North Penn Street, Manheim, formerly of Peoria, Illinois, died Saturday, February 4, 2001 at Pleasant View Retirement Community, Manheim, after a six-month illness.
A homemaker, Blanche was a member of Salem United Methodist Church, Manheim, and the Metamora Women's Club in Peoria.
Blanche loved the outdoors, animals and big-band music.
Born in Manheim, Blanche was the daughter of the late Agnes Shelly Heisey Heagy and stepdaughter of the late Walter Heagy.
Blanche was married to Brook M. Baker for 58 years.
Surviving in addition to her husband are two sons, Rodney B., married to Penny Baker of San Diego, Calif., and Philip Wesley, married to Patricia Kelly Baker of McHenry, Ill.; a daughter, Donna Marie, married to Rick Schaidle of Manheim; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Wallace, married to Betty Jo Heisey of Penryn, and Nevin Heagy of Lititz.
Blanche was preceded in death by a stepsister, Hilda Hershey.
FUNERAL SERVICES FOR BLANCHE R. BAKER
PLACE: Buch Funeral Home, 21 Market Square, Manheim, PA
DATE & TIME: Tuesday, February 6, 2001 at 2:30 P.M.
VIEWING: The family will receive friends from 1:30 p.m. until time of service.
OFFICIATING: Pastor Richard W. Conner and Pastor Bruce L. Lefever. 
INTERMENT: Manheim Fairview Cemetery, Penn Township, PA
CONTRIBUTIONS: May be made in Blanche's memory to: Hospice of Lancaster County, 685 Good Drive, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125.

BARNES, HENRY HEISEY, 82, of Manheim
Henry Heisey Barnes, 82, of 123 East Ferdinand Street, Manheim, died at Pleasant View Retirement Community on Friday morning, February 23, 2001 after a brief illness.
Henry worked for the former Raybestos Industries as a rubber mixer for 43 years retiring in 1983.
Henry was in the U.S. Army as a Sergeant in the 313th Medical Battalion. He was also a member of the Hope Fire Engine and Hose Company #1 in Manheim.
Born in Rapho Township, Henry was the son of the late David M. and Cora Heisey Barnes.
Henry was married 63 years to Arlene Connelly Barnes.
Surviving in addition to his wife is a daughter, Sandra B. Ruhl of Lititz; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
FUNERAL SERVICES FOR HENRY HEISEY BARNES
PLACE: Buch Funeral Home, 21 Market Square, Manheim, PA
DATE & TIME: Monday, February 26, 2001 at 10:00 A.M.
VIEWING: Monday, February 26, 2001 from 9:00 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home.
OFFICIATING: The Reverend Paul F. Keefer
INTERMENT: Hernley Mennonite Cemetery, Rapho Township, PA
CONTRIBUTIONS: May be made in Henry's Memory to: Hospice of Lancaster County, 685 Good Drive, P.O. Box #4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125.

BECKER, SARA, 91, was singer, farmer
Sara N. Becker, 91, of 809 West Sunhill Road, Manheim, died Tuesday night, February 20, 2001 at Lancaster General Hospital after a brief illness.
A homemaker, Sara helped her husband on the family farm.
Sara was a member of Grace Baptist Church, Lancaster,
In the early 1930's, Sara sang on a Harrisburg radio station with the Asia Quartet, which included her two brothers and a sister.
Sara enjoyed crocheting.
Born in Maytown, Sara was the daughter of the late Jacob E. and Annie Neidig Williams.
Her husband, Harry H. Becker, died in 1992.
Surviving are three daughters, Sara Jane, married to Cletus J. Weber, with whom she lived, and Eleanor I., married to Robert W. Ebersole, and Marian R., married to Richard G. Metzler, both of Manheim; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Martha Mumma of Quentin and Delilah, married to Harry Emenheiser of Mount Joy.
Sara was preceded in death by five brothers and four sisters.
FUNERAL SERVICES FOR SARA BECKER
PLACE: Grace Baptist Church of Lancaster, 1899 Marietta Avenue, Lancaster.
DATE & TIME: Friday, February 23, 2001 at 2:00 p.m.
VIEWING: There will be no viewing. Friends may visit with the family on Friday, February 23, 2001 from 1:00 p.m. until time of service.
OFFICIATING: The Reverend Marvin E. Reich and Dr. Robert W. Ebersole
INTERMENT: East Fairview Church of the Brethren
CONTRIBUTIONS: No Memorials

Edmonds, Howard, auto auction worker
Howard A. "Hop" Edmonds, 83, of 401 Orchard Lane, Manheim, died unexpectedly of natural causes Tuesday night, February 20, 2001 at home.
Hop was a maintenance superintendent for the former Raymark Industries, Manheim, for 40 years. After retirement, Hop worked 20 years at Manheim Auto Auction.
A U.S. Army veteren, Hop served as a technical sergeant during World War II.
Edmonds was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Manheim, where he served as an elder on the church consistory.
Hop also served on the Manheim Water Authority and belonged to the 25 Year Club at Raymark Industries, Manheim Historical Society, and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5956 and Ammon K. Gibble American Legion Post 419, both of Manheim.
Edmonds also was a member of Manheim Masonic Lodge 587, Free & Accepted Masons; Rajah Temple, Reading; Tall Cedars of Lebanon, Lancaster Forest 27; Lancaster County Shrine Club; and Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, Valley of Lancaster.
Hop was the last surviving charter member of Stiegel Gun Club.
Born in Manheim, Hop was the son of the late Clare T. and Martha Allen Edmonds and the stepson of the late Lucy Edmonds.
His wife, Althea M. Myers Edmonds, died in 1988.
Surviving are a daughter, Sharyn L. married to Tim Lobst of Hagerstown, Md., one granddaughter, three great-grandchildren and 2 adopted grandchildren; a brother, Rick, married to Ferne Edmonds of New Holland; and a sister, Claire Shank of Mount Gretna.
Hop was preceded in death by two sisters, Mildred Fornoff and Ruth Thrift.
FUNERAL SERVICES FOR HOWARD A. 'HOP' EDMONDS
PLACE: St. Paul's United Church of Christ, 50 North Main Street, Manheim.
DATE & TIME: Saturday, Feburary 24, 2001 at 11:00 A.M.
VIEWING: Friday evening, February 23, 2001 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Buch Funeral Home, 21 Market Square, Manheim and also on Saturday, February 24, 2001 from 10:00 a.m. until time of the service at the church.
Manheim Masonic Lodge #587 F&AM at Buch Funeral Home, 21 Market Square, Manheim on Friday evening, February 23, 2001 at 8:30 p.m.
OFFICIATING: The Reverend John F. Dieterly
INTERMENT: Will be Private and at the Convenience of the Family.
CONTRIBUTIONS: Please Omit Flowers. Those desiring may send contributions in Hop's Memory to St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Endowment Fund, 50 North Main Street, P.O. Box #129, Manheim, PA 17545.
 
FELSBURG, EDITH, 80, lived in Manheim
Edith B. Felsburg, of 636 Park Hill Drive, Manheim, died Saturday afternoon, February 10, 2001 at Community Hospital of Lancaster after a brief illness.
Edith last worked in the cafeteria at Manheim Auto Auction.
Edith was a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Manheim and the Order of the Eastern Star, Chapter 499.
Born in Manheim, Edith was the daughter of the late Irvin Nauman and Elizabeth Weller Barto.
Edith was married 39 years to Carl B. Felsburg.
Surviving besides her husband, are three brothers, Calvin W. married to Ruth Shue Barto of Manheim, Albert W. married to Anna Mae Hammer Barto of Manheim, and Carl W. married to Edna E. May Barto of Lancaster.
FUNERAL SERVICES FOR EDITH FELSBURG
PLACE: Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2 South Hazel Street, Manheim, PA
DATE & TIME: Wednesday, February 14, 2001 at 11:00 A.M.
VIEWING: Friends may call at church on Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. until time of service.
INTERMENT: Manheim Fairview Cemetery, Penn Township, PA
OFFICIATING: The Reverend James W. Roth
CONTRIBUTIONS: May be made to Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2 South Hazel Street, Manheim, PA 17545.

GEIB, ANNA, 73, enjoyed reading
Anna M. Geib, 73, of 3132 North Colebrook Road, Manheim, died Sunday, February 25, 2001 at Lancaster General Hospital after a brief illness.
A homemaker, Mrs. Geib was a member of East Fairview Church of the Brethren.
An avid reader, Anna also enjoyed crafts.
Born in Lancaster, Anna was the daughter of the late Harold and Edna Conrad Achey.
Her husband, Orville K. Geib, died in 1988.
Surviving are a daughter, Joanne M., married to Robert H. Long of Lititz; two sons, Larry E., married to Yvonne S. Hershey Geib, and Dennis L., married to Stephanie J. Bowersox Geib, both of Manheim; seven grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; four brothers, Ray, married to Jackie Achey, Ted, married to Ruth Achey, and Ken, married to Irene Achey, all of Mnaheim, and Russel, married to Barb Achey of Lancaster; and four sisters, Marion Shirk of East Petersburg, and Doris, married to Arthur Brubaker, Josie, married to Richard Shelley, and Sara Henry, all of Manheim.
FUNERAL SERVICES FOR ANNA GEIB
PLACE: East Fairview Church of the Brethren, 1187 Fairview Road, Manheim.
DATE & TIME: Thursday, March 1, 2001 at 10:30 A.M.
VIEWING: Friends may call at the church on Thursday, March 1, 2001 from 9:30 a.m. until time of service.
OFFICIATING: Pastor Jimm A. Roland and Pastor David L. Earhart.
INTERMENT: Mastersonville Brethren in Christ Cemetery, Rapho Township, PA
NO MEMORIALS

GOOD, MARY E., OF MANHEIM
Mary E. Good, age 92, of Pleasant View Retirement Community, Manheim, PA, formerly of 184 Doe Run Road, Manheim, PA died Friday afternoon, February 9, 2001 at Community Hospital of Lancaster following a brief illness.
Mary was the widow of Earl R. Good who died on April 5, 1995. Born in Rapho Township she was the daughter of the late John and Mamie Gibble Geib.
Mrs Good was a member of White Oak Church of the Brethren, Manheim, PA. She enjoyed traveling and camping with her husband and also enjoyed cooking.
She had previously been employed as a telephone operator for Denver & Ephrata Telephone Company from 1942 to 1947. Following her employment there she worked for the former RCA retiring in 1974.
Mary is survived by nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two brothers; David E. Geib and Charles R. Geib; and two sisters; Beulah Althouse and Helen Geib.
FUNERAL SERVICES FOR MARY E. GOOD
PLACE: White Oak Church of the Brethren, 1211 North Penryn Road, Manheim, PA
DATE AND TIME: Tuesday, February 13, 2001 at 1:30PM
VIEWING: Tuesday, February 13, 2001 from 12:30PM until time of service at the church
MINISTERS: Samuel M. Cassel & James F. Myer
INTERMENT: Hernley Mennonite Cemetery, Manheim, PA
CONTRIBUTIONS: Manheim Christian Day School, 686 Lebanon Road Manheim, PA 17545

GRIFFITH, JEANNE M., Grocery store owner
Jeanne M. Griffith, 77, of 100 Ridgewood Manor, Manheim, died at home Sunday, February 25, 2001 after an illness of several months.
Jeanne and her husband owned and operated the former Griffith's IGA store in Manheim from 1964-1986.
Prior to that, Jeanne was a secretary for the former Conestoga Traction Company now Conestoga Transportation Company.
Mrs. Griffith was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ in Manheim, where she was a member of the women's fellowship group.
Jeanne was a former member of the Lititz Springs Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star.
During World Warr II, Jeanne volunteered as a nurse's aide at the former St. Joseph Hospital. She also was a volunteer for the Manheim Meals on Wheels program and at the Nearly-Nu Thrift Shop.
Mrs. Griffith enjoyed reading and walking.
Born in Lancaster, Jeanne was the daughter of the late J. Atwood II and Darothy McDonnell Caldwell.
Jeanne was married 55 years on January 27 to Donald W. Griffith.
Surviving in addition to her husband are two sons, Scott A. of Elizabethtown and Craig L. married to Theresa M. Miciche Griffith of Manheim; a daughter Deborah L., married to Merv B. Brandt Jr. of Manheim; five grandchildren; a brother, J. Atwood Caldwell III of Lancaster; and a sister, Doris L. Pazakis of Lancaster.
Jeanne was preceeded in death by a daughter, Lorna A. Griffith.
FUNERAL SERVICES FOR JEANNE M. GRIFFITH
PLACE: St. Paul's United Church of Christ, 50 North Main Street, Manheim, PA
DATE & TIME: Saturday, March 3, 2001 at 2:00 P.M.
VIEWING: No Public Viewing. Friends may visit with the family in the Bright Library in St. Paul's United Church of Christ on Saturday, March 3, 2001 from 1:00 p.m. until time of service.
OFFICIATING: The Reverend John F. Dieterly
INTERMENT: Will be private and at the convenience of the family
CONTRIBUTIONS: Please omit flowers. Memorial Contributions in Jeanne's memory to: Hospice of Lancaster County, 685 GOod Drive, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125, or the A.R.C. of Lancaster County, 630 Janet Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17601.

HARNLY, MARY E., 80, MCC Volunteer
Mary E. Harnly, 80, of 7 Central Park Drive, Manheim, formerly of 449 Elwyn Terrace, Manheim, died Wednesday afternoon, February 28, 2001 after a brief illness at Pleasant View Retirement Community, Manheim.
Mary assisted her husband with his duties as deacon of Manheim Mennonite Church, where she was a member of the church's sewing circle.
Mary volunteered in the International Gift and Thrift Shop, Mount Joy, and at Mennonite Central Committee.
She enjoyed cooking, and plant and flower gardening.
Born in Paradise, Mary was the daughter of the late Jacob and Cora Eby Denlinger.
Mary was married 59 years in December to Lester M. Harnly.
Surviving in addition to her husband are three sons, Larry J., married to Marian Nisly Harnly of East Petersburg, Philip D., married to Darlene Heller Harnly of Rothsville, and Kenneth E. of Manheim; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a brother, Mark E., married to Ruth Denlinger of Lancaster.
Mary was preceded in death by a son, Clifford L. Harnly.
FUNERAL SERIVCES FOR MARY E. HARNLY
PLACE: Manheim Mennonite Church, 201 West High Street, Manheim, PA
DATE & TIME: Tuesday, March 6, 2001 at 10:00 a.m.
VIEWING: Monday evening, March 5, 2001 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Hoffer Auditorium at Pleasant View Retirement Community, 544 North Penryn Road, Manheim and also Tuesday, March 6, 2001 at the Church from 9:00 a.m. until time of service.
OFFICIATING: Pastors Kenneth A. Bucher, Donald O. Nauman, D. David Martin and James L. Strite.
INTERMENT: Erb Mennonite Cemetery, Penn Township, PA
NO MEMORIALS 

HEISEY, CONNIE L. Wilbur Worker
Connie L. Heisey, 49, of 715 West High Street, Manheim, died Wednesday, February 7, 2001 at Lancaster General Hospital after a brief illness.
Connie worked 10 years for Wilbur Chocolate in Lititz.
Connie enjoyed flower gardening and hunting.
Born in Lancaster, Connie was the daughter of Virginia Radell Miller Haag of Campbelltown and Lloyd, married to Mae Miller of Marietta.
Connie was married 17 years in December to Harold D. Heisey.
Surviving besides her husband, parents and stepmother are a son, Brian S. married to Angela R. Caci Stoner of Manheim; two stepsons, Steven D. Sr., married to Lori A. Mutek Heisey of Campbelltown, and Harold D. Jr., married to Bonita J. Baily Heisey of Palmyra; a stepdaughter, Teresa M. Heisey of Campbelltown; a granddaughter, six stepgrandchildren; a sister, Audrey Miller of Shamokin; three stepsisters, Donna, married to John Reeseman, and Sherri married to Larry Sears, both of Lebanon, and Lisa Brown of Campbelltown; and a stepbrother, Mike Haag of Palmyra.
FUNERAL SERVICES FOR CONNIE L. HEISEY
PLACE: Buch Funeral Home, 21 Market Square Manheim, PA
DATE & TIME: Saturday, February 10, 2001 at 2:00 p.m.
VIEWING: Friends may call at the funeral home from 1:00 p.m. until time of service.
INTERMENT: Hernley Mennonite Cemetery, Rapho Township, PA
OFFICIATING: The Reverend John F. Dieterly, Pastor from St. Paul United Church of Christ in Manheim.
No Memorial Contributions

MILLER, DANIEL H., 51, owned business
Daniel H. "Dan" "Herb" Miller 51, of 473 Fruitville Pike, died Friday afternoon, February 16, 2001 at Ephrata Community Hospital after suffering a heart attack.
Dan was the owner/operator of Guyon Industries Inc. of Manheim since 1972.
He was a member of Pleasant Hill Church of the Brethren, Spring Grove, for more than 40 years.
Born in York, Dan was the son of D. Fred and Esther Miller Miller of East Berlin.
Dan was married to Marian Brandt Miller for 28 years.
Surviving in addition to his wife and parents are two daughters, Suzanne D., married to Joseph D. King of Leola, and Sheila D., married to Dennis M. Wagner of Manheim; two brothers, Lester L., married to Cindy M. Miller of New Oxford, and Larry E., married to Lore L. Miller of East Berlin; and a sister, Katrina L., married to Eric J. Laughman of York Springs.
Dan was preceded in death by a brother, Leon E. Miller, who died in 1971.
FUNERAL SERVICES FOR DANIEL H. MILLER
PLACE: White Oak Church of the Brethren, 1211 North Penryn Road, Manheim, PA
DATE & TIME: Wednesday, February 21, 2001 at 10:00 a.m.
VIEWING: There will be a viewing Tuesday evening, February 20, 2001 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. There will also be a viewing Wednesday, February 21, 2001 from 9:00 a.m. until time of service.
OFFICIATING: Elder Harold S. Martin and Elder Kenneth E. Nell
INTERMENT: White Oak Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Penn Township, PA 
CONTRIBUTIONS: Those desiring may send contributions in Daniel's memory to Focus on the Family, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80995.

OWENS, DAVID J. SR., 77, Unisys Worker
David J. Owens Sr., of 1633 Newport Road, Manheim, died Wednesday, January 31, 2001 at Lancaster General Hospital after a brief illness.
David worked more than 43 years for Unisys, Blue Bell.
David was an active member of Bethel Baptist Church, Manheim.
An avid Penn State fan, David also enjoyed camping and traveling.
Born in Wilkes-Barre, David was the son of the late David and Elizabeth Bittenbender Owens.
David was married to Patricia Millhouse Owens. His first wife, Elizabeth Stevens Owens, died in 1976.
Surviving in addition to his wife are a son, David J. Jr. married to Nancy Haag Owens of Ocean View, N.J.; a daughter, Marilyn A. Bradley of Lancaster; three stepdaughters, Linda, married to Jeff Holaday of New Castle, Ind., Patrice Reeds of Roseville, Calif., and Kathy, married to David Rasmussen of Peris, Calif.; four granddaughters; five stepgranddaughters; a great-granddaughter; four stepgreat-grandchildren; and three sisters, Elizabeth Hildebrand of West Wyoming, Malvina Lewis of Kingston and Sarah Reilly of Dallas, Pa.
David was preceded in death by a sister, Anna Fehlinger.
SERVICES FOR DAVID J. OWENS SR.
GRAVESIDE SERVICES:
PLACE: Hanover Green Cemetery Chapel, 689 Main Road, Hanover Township, PA
DATE & TIME: Saturday, February 3, 2001 at 12:00 noon.
MEMORIAL SERVICES FOR DAVID J. OWENS SR.
PLACE: Bethel Baptist Church, 532 Lebanon Road, Manheim, PA
DATE & TIME: Sunday, February 4, 2001 at 2:00 P.M.
VIEWING: Friends may visit with the family immediately following the service at the church on Sunday afternoon, February 4, 2001.
CONTRIBUTIONS: May be made in David's memory to: Bethel Baptist Church, 532 Lebanon Road, P.O. Box 233, Manheim, PA 17545 or to the charity one's choice.

PAONE, BERTHA, 85, of East Petersburg
Bertha K. Paone, of 1920 Larch Avenue, East Petersburg, died Monday morning, January 29, 2001 at home after a long illness.
Mrs. Paone worked at the former Schwartzenbuck & Huber Silk Mill, Columbia, for many years.
Bertha enjoyed baking, cooking and vegetable and flower gardening.
Born in Millersville, Bertha was the daughter of the late Charles and Elizabeth Shopf Keeport.
Her husband, Richard F. "Dick" Paone, died in 1997.
The last of her immediate family, Bertha was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.
FUNERAL SERVICES FOR BERTHA K. PAONE
PLACE: Buch Funeral Home, 21 Market Square, Manheim, PA
DATE & TIME: Thursday, February 1, 2001 at 10:30 a.m.
VIEWING: Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday morning, February 1, 2001 from 9:30 a.m. until time of service.
OFFICATING: Pastor Robert P. Vroon
INTERMENT: Hempfield Church of the Brethren Cemetery, East Hempfield Township, PA
CONTRIBUTIONS: Please Omit Flowers..Memorial Contributions may be made in Bertha's memory to: Lancaster Regional Medical Center Hospice, 250 College Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17604.

RIPPLE, Carl, 83, pellet mill operator
Carl Ripple, 83, of 631 Rife Run Road, Manheim, formerly of Central City, died Monday morning, February 26, 2001 at Essa Flory Hospice Center after a long illness.
Carl worked for Agway Inc., Manheim, as a pellet mill operator, retiring in 1979.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing and trapping.
Born in Lewistown, Carl was the son of the late Charles and Myrtle Gross Ripple.
Carl was married 59 years to Victoria Sprock Ripple.
Surviving besides his wife are two daughters, Joyce M., married to Tom G. Krivak of Pittsburgh, and Gloria J. Ripple of Chicago; three grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; a brother, Richard, married to Mary C. Ripple of Manheim; a sister, Ruth Heckathorn of Newton Falls, Ohio; and a foster sister, Almeda Manges of Central City. 
Carl was preceded in death by 10 brothers and sisters.
FUNERAL SERVICES FOR CARL RIPPLE
PLACE: Mulcahy Funeral Home, 305 Central Avenue, Central City, PA
DATE & TIME: Thursday, March 1, 2001 at 11:00 a.m.
VIEWING: Friends may call at the Mulcahy Funeral Home on Thursday, March 1, 2001 from 10:00 a.m. until time of service.
OFFICIATING: The Reverend Randy Reynolds
INTERMENT: Daley Christian Cemetery, Shade Township, Somerset County.
CONTRIBUTIONS: May be made in Carl's memory to: Hospice of Lancaster County, 685 Good Drive, P.O. Box #4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125 or the charity of one's choice.
 
SHANK, ROSE A. 
Rose A. Shank, age 82, of 544 North Penryn Road, Manheim, PA formerly of 618 Snyder Hill Road, Lititz died of natural causes Monday, February 26, 2001 at Pleasant View Retirement Community where she resided since July 1998.
Rose was the wife of Melvin Ray Shank. Born in Lancaster she was the daughter of the late William and Goldie Hall Orendorf.
A homemaker, she had previously been employed by the former RCA Company and the former Watt and Shand Department Store in Lancaster. Rose was a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Manheim.
She is survived by grandchildren. Rose was preceded in death by a son, Donald Shank and a daughter, Deborah Lynn Haas. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, William and Harry and one sister Elizabeth Bowman.
FUNERAL SERVICES FOR ROSE A SHANK
PLACE: Hoffer Auditorium at Pleasant View Retirement Community 544 North Penryn Road, Manheim, PA
DATE AND TIME: Thursday, March 1, 2001 at 10:00AM
VIEWING: the viewing will take place at Hoffer Auditorium on Thursday morning from 9:00AM until time of service at 10:00AM
CLERGYMAN: The Rev. James W. Roth
INTERMENT: Conestoga Memorial Park

SHELLY, MARGIE K. 87, was rug braider
Margie K. Shelly, 87, of Pleasant View Retirement Community, 544 North Penryn Road, Manheim, formerly of Penryn, died Wednesday afternoon, February 21, 2001 at Lancaster General Hospital after a long illness.
A homemaker, Margie was a member of Jerusalem United Church of Christ, Penryn, and the Penryn Senior Cititzens.
Margie was known for her braided rugs.
Born in Penryn, Margie was the daughter of the late Henry H. and Mary I. Bender Keath.
Her husband, Rufus F. Shelly, died in 1988.
Surviving are a son, Kenneth K., married to Shirley Coleman Shelly of Manheim; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Meda Zook of Leola.
Margie was preceded in death by a daughter, Lois Snavely; three sisters, Ella Forney, Edna Zook and Erma Derr; and two brothers, Arthur and Charles Keath.
FUNERAL SERVICES FOR MARGIE K. SHELLY
PLACE: Jerusalem United Church of Christ, 1620 Newport Road, Manheim, PA.
DATE & TIME: Sunday, February 25, 2001 at 2:30 P.M.
VIEWING: Saturday, February 24, 2001 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at Jerusalem United Church of Christ and also on Sunday, February 25, 2001 from 1:30 P.M. until time of service.
OFFICIATING: The Reverend Gregory B. Homan
INTERMENT: Penryn Cemetery, Penn Township, PA
CONTRIBUTIONS: May be made in Margie's Memory to: Jerusalem United Church of Christ, Building Fund, 1620 Newport Road, Manheim, PA 17545 or Hospice of Lancaster County, 685 Good Drive, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125. 

SHENIGO, MICHAEL A. SR., was Mechanic
Michael A. Shenigo, Sr., 57, 1939 Creek Road, Manheim, died unexpectedly Friday of natural causes.
Born in Somerset County, he was the son of Anna Bednar Shenigo, Manheim, and the late Andrew T. Shenigo. He was the husband of Barbara Shirk Shenigo of Manheim.
He and his wife would have celebrated their 37th wedding anniversary on June 13.
Mr. Shenigo was a motorcycle mechanic at Lancaster Yamaha for 20 years. For the past six years, he was a maintenance mechanic for the Elizabethtown Area School District.
He was a member of Saint Richard Catholic Church, Manheim.
He enjoyed woodworking and won Best of Show and first place awards at local fairs. He also enjoyed flyfishing, camping and the outdoors.
Mr. Shenigo is survived by four sons: Michael A. Jr., husband of Betty J., Manheim; Steven E. and Craig S., both at home; and John H. husband of Denise A. Shenigo, Manheim; a daughter, Mary M. Shenigo, Ephrata, three grandchildren; and a brother Andrew T. husband of Margaret Shenigo, Rawlinsville.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Thomas Shenigo.
Funeral Services For Michael A. Shenigo, Sr.
Date and Time: Tuesday, February 6, 2001 @ 11:00 A.M.
Place: Buch Funeral Home, Inc, 21 Market Square Manheim, PA 17545
Clergy: Rev. Robert J. Plociennik OFM Conv.
Interment: Manheim Fairview Cemetery, Penn Township
Viewing: There will be no public viewing, however the family will receive friends at the Buch Funeral Home on Tuesday, February 6, 2001 from 9:00 A.M. until the time of service.
Memorial Contributions: Contributions may be made in Michael's memory to: American Heart Association 610 Community Way, Lancaster, PA 17603

SHIRK, MAUDE MARIE, 90, Lived in Paradise
Maude Marie Shirk, of Homestead Village, formerly of Paradise, died Sunday morning, February 4, 2001 after a long illness at the home, where she had been a resident since 1988.
A homemaker, Maude Marie was a member of St. John's United Methodist Church, Paradise, where she taught Sunday school for more than 30 years.
Maude Marie enjoyed crocheting.
Born in Paradise Township, Maude Marie was the daughter of the late I. Newton and Emma Marie Kaiser Parmer.
Maude Marie was married to David L. Shirk, who died in 1992.
Surviving are three daughters, Donna M., married to Carl A. Meshey Jr. of Ronks, Eileen C., married to W. Ronald Feister of Paradise, and Joyce A., married to Charles J. Snader, of Lancaster; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
SERVICES FOR MAUDE MARIE SHIRK
PLACE: St. John United Methodist Church, 3001 Lincoln Highway East, Paradise, PA
DATE & TIME: Thursday, February 8, 2001 at 11:00 A.M.
VIEWING: Friends may call at the church from 10:00 a.m. until time of service.
INTERMENT: St. John United Methodist Church Cemetery.
OFFICIATING: The Reverend John T. Parker
CONTRIBUTIONS: May be made in Maude's Memory to: Homestead Village Endowment Fund, 1800 Village Circle, Lancaster, PA 17602 or to St. John United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, 3001 Lincoln Highway East, Paradise, PA 17562.

SINGLEY, CHESTER, F. worked at Sauder
Chester F. Singley, 85, of 375 Memorial Drive, Manheim, died Sunday, February 11, 2001 at Pleasant View Retirement Community, 544 North Penryn Road, Manheim, after a long illness.
Chester worked 18 years for the Farm Credit Office, first in Lancaster and later as manager of the Lebanon office. After retirement, Chester worked part-time for 15 years at Sauder Chevrolet in Manheim.
Before moving to Manheim, Chester was a payroll clerk at Bethlehem Steel in Bethlehem.
Chester graduated in 1950 from Penn State University with a degree in agriculture and economics.
Chester served 23 years in the U.S. Army attaining the rank of major. He served active duty in Europe, Africa and teh Middle East during World War II. Chester later served in the Army Reserves.
Chester was a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Manheim, and a former member of Emanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church, Nurenberg.
Chester enjoyed hunting and trapping in his earlier years and walking around Manheim until his illness.
Born in Zion Grove, Schuylkill County, Chester was the son of the late Franklin and Emma Hahn Singley.
Chester was married 52 years to Ruth O. Sachs Singley.
Surviving besides his wife are two brothers, George Singley of Alameda, Calif., and Paul Singley of Zion Grove; and nieces and nephews.
FUNERAL SERVICES FOR CHESTER F. SINGLEY
PLACE: Buch Funeral Home, 21 Market Square Manheim, PA
DATE & TIME: Thursday, February 15, 2001 at 2:00 P.M.
VIEWING: Friends may call at the funeral home from 1:00 p.m. until time of service.
OFFICATING: The Reverend James W. Roth
INTERMENT: Private Interment at the convenience of the family.
CONTRIBUTIONS: May be made in Chester's memory to: Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Memorial Fund, 2 South Hazel Street, Manheim, PA 17545. 

STOCKBAUER, SAMUEL WILLIAM "SAM"
Samuel William "Sam" Stockbauer, 69, of 109 Washington Street, Strasburg, PA died at his home on Friday morning, February 2, 2001 after a lengthy illness.
Sam was a machinist set-up for AMP Inc. in Landisville for 26 year retiring in 1988.. After retirement, Sam worked nine years for the Strasburg Railroad in the ground maintenance department.
Sam was a member of the American Historical Juke Box Society, an avid juke box and record collector and enjoyed collecting baseball memorabilia. 
Born in Lancaster, Sam was the son of the late John and Helen Cooper Stockbauer.
He was married to Elizabeth "Betty" Bash Stockbauer who died July 3, 1995.
Sam was also survived by three daughters, Gloria J. married to Donald E. Ansell, Ephrata; Donna Lee married to John E. Wickenheiser of Lancaster; and Deborah Lynn married to Richard R. Shuyler of New Providence; three grandchildren; a brother, John "Pete" married to Myrtle Gamber Stockbauer of Marietta.
SERVICES FOR SAMUEL WILLIAM "SAM" STOCKBAUER
Services will be private and at the convenience of the family.
CONTRIBUTIONS: May be made to a charity of one's choice.

WEBBER, MARTHA H., 97, ran gift shops
Martha H. Webber, 97, of Brethren Village, 3001 Lititz Pike, Lititz, formerly of Mastersonville, died of natural causes Sunday morning, February 18, 2001 at home.
Mrs. Webber was an active volunteer in various departments at Brethren Village, where she had lived since 1983.
Martha operated a gift shop in conjunction with her husband's electrical business in Mastersonville. She later started the gift shop at Brethren Village, where she was active for more than 25 years.
Mrs. Webber was a member of Chiques Church of the Brethren, Manheim, and she donated the church's pipe organ in her husband's memory. Martha also was a member of the Community Hospital of Lancaster auxiliary.
Born in Mount Joy Township, Martha was the daughter of the late Monroe and Sarah Stauffer Hollinger.
Martha was married to Paul E. Webber, who died in 1965.
Surviving are a daughter, Betty J., married to J. Harlan Shelly of Manheim; three grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a brother, Ben S., married to Ruth Ginder Hollinger of Manheim. 
Martha was preceded in death by two brothers, John Henry Hollinger and Abner Hollinger, and a sister, Maria Kreiner.
FUNERAL SERVICES FOR MARTHA H. WEBBER
PLACE: Brethren Village Chapel, 3001 Lititz Pike, Lancaster, PA
DATE & TIME: Friday, February 23, 2001 at 2:00 p.m.
VIEWING: Buch Funeral Home, 21 Market Square, Manheim, PA on Thursday evening, February 22, 2001 from 6:30 p.m to 8:30 p.m. and on Friday afternoon, February 23, 2001 from 1:00 p.m. until time of the service at the Brethren Village Chapel.
INTERMENT: Chiques Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Rapho Township, PA. 
OFFICIATING: Pastor J. Becker Ginder, Pastor J. Mark Tedford
CONTRIBUTIONS: May be made in Martha's memory to: Brethren Village Endownment Fund, 3001 Lititz Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601.


 

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