• Grantville,  Hummelstown,  Palmyra

    William C. Vogelsong

    William C. Vogelsong Hershey   William C. Vogelsong, 79, of Hershey passed away Monday, June 3, 2019 in his home surrounded by his children. He was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Nancy (Schmoyer).   Born January 2, 1940 in Derry Township, he was the son of the late William L. and Kathryn (Breckenmaker) Vogelsong.   Retired from Hershey Chocolate as a carpenter, he served as assistant Scout Master for Hummelstown Troop #66 and attended Hummelstown UCC. Together he an…

  • Grantville,  Hummelstown,  Palmyra

    Enos E. Shuey, Jr.

    Enos E. Shuey, Jr. Cleona   Enos E. Shuey, Jr., 66, of Cleona, passed away Monday, June 3, 2019.   Born February 18, 1953 in Lebanon, he was the son of the late Enos E., Sr., and Betty L. (Shumaker) Shuey and was preceded in death by a daughter Holly A. Shuey.   A retired truck driver from Pitt-Ohio Express, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, boating, camping, and gardening but especially enjoyed family time.   Surviving are his wife of 37 years Darlene K. (Zern) Shuey; son…

  • Grantville,  Hummelstown,  Palmyra

    Debra J. Harman

    Debra J. Harman Camp Hill Debra J. Harman, 61, of Camp Hill and formerly of Hummelstown passed away Saturday, June 1, 2019.   Born August 6, 1957 in Pittsburgh, she was a daughter of the late Dale and Peggy L. (Weatherholtz) Collins.  The widow of Paul E. “Peewee” Harman, Sr. since April 2011, she was also preceded in death by siblings Joyce, Pete, and Sherry.   She attended the West Shore Baptist Church and loved the 700 Club and adult coloring books.   Surviving are her….

  • Grantville,  Hummelstown,  Palmyra

    Ellen Carlson Peters

    Ellen Carlson Peters East Hanover Twp, Dauphin County Ellen Carlson Peters, 67, of East Hanover Township, Dauphin County, passed away Friday, May 31, 2019.    Born May 4, 1952 in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Carl Leroy and Barbara (Brantley) Carlson.   A 1970 graduate of Hempfield High School, Ellen graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Biochemistry in 1974 from The Penn State University.  She worked at the M. S. Hershey Medical Center as a research assis…

  • Grantville,  Hummelstown,  Palmyra

    Geraldine E. Peterman

    Geraldine E. Peterman Palmyra Geraldine E. Peterman, 87, of Palmyra passed away Sunday, May 26, 2019.   Born December 9, 1931 in Lebanon, she was a daughter of the late Paul and Nora (Dissinger) Hartman.   She worked as a Food Sampler Demonstrator, was known to her friends as Jeri and her family as Ted, and enjoyed bowling, bicycling, walking, knitting, and gardening.   Surviving are her husband of 67 years Robert L. Peterman; daughter Karen Irwin; sister June Ceresini; and gra…

  • Grantville,  Hummelstown,  Palmyra

    Marian E. Ristenbatt

    Marian E. Ristenbatt Middletown     Marian E. Ristenbatt, 93, of Frey Village, Middletown passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at the home.     Born October 29, 1925 in Annville, she was a daughter of the late Clayton and Margaret (Eisenhower) Tice.  She was the widow of Harold H. Ristenbatt since May 1995 and also preceded in death by a son and daughter-in-law Kenneth D. and Nanette (Wilson) Ristenbatt and grandson Kenneth D. Ristenbatt, Jr.     She retired fr…

  • Grantville,  Hummelstown,  Palmyra

    Edith E. Bixler

    Edith E. Bixler Hummelstown Edith E. Bixler, 81, of Hummelstown passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2019.   Born March 8, 1938 in Hummelstown, she was a daughter of the late Mason and Helen E. (May) Deimler and was also preceded in death by brothers Raymond, John, Irvin, Robert and Charles Deimler and sisters Annie May Ortity, Verna Jane Kleinfelter, and Ruth N. Wilt.   A former employee of Kutco printing, she retired from Hershey Entertainment and Resort Company, was a member of Shope’s B…

  • Grantville,  Hummelstown,  Palmyra

    Marion P. Sisco

    Marion P. Sisco Palmyra Marion P. Sisco, 89, of Palmyra passed away Friday, May 24, 2019.   Born April 2, 1930 in Sanilac County, Michigan, she was a daughter of the late Clinton and Ida (Clark) Starr and the widow of Rev. Jay E. Sisco since October 1998.   She was an active member of the Encounter Church of Palmyra (Brethren in Christ Church).  She is survived by children J. Richard and Debbie Sisco of Chandler, Arizona, Michael and Selma Sisco of Lebanon, New Jersey, David an…

  • Grantville,  Hummelstown,  Palmyra

    Shelby Rae Lefever

    Shelby Rae Lefever Palmyra Shelby Rae “Shelbaby” Lefever, 23, died on Saturday, May 25, 2019 in the West Shore Hospital of a suspected virus that attacked her heart.   Born in Hershey, on September 25, 1995, she was a daughter of Dean and Nicole (Schneck) Lefever.   She worked at Bimbo Bakeries, Carlisle, where she met her soulmate Joey.  Shelby was her parents’ Rockstar.  She had a love of life, an infectious smile and the unforgettable scowl that made some scared.  …

  • Grantville,  Hummelstown,  Palmyra

    Ronald L. Ditty

    Ronald L. Ditty Harrisburg     Ronald Leroy Ditty, 82, of Harrisburg passed away Sunday, May 19, 2019.   Born September 8, 1936 in Harrisburg, he was a son of the late Nelson and Mary (Bickle) Ditty and also preceded in death by brothers Kenneth and Gerald Ditty.   Ron was a U.S. Air Force veteran and later moved his family to Alaska where he spent the majority of his life raising his six children and working as a painter.  He loved to cook and bake and shared that sk…

  • Grantville,  Hummelstown,  Palmyra

    Patricia A. Ludwick

    Patricia A. Ludwick Palmyra     Patricia A. Ludwick, 79, of Palmyra passed away Thursday, May 23, 2019.   Born August 16, 1939 in Lebanon, she was a daughter of the late Mark John and Bertha Rebecca (Shuey) Hipp and also preceded in death by siblings Brenda Carpenter and Larry Hipp.   Pat was a IU13 substitute teacher, attended GracePoint Church, Palmyra, was a member of the Lebanon Ski Club, 9-12 Political Group, and former member of the Hershey Eastern Star.   Survi…

  • Grantville,  Hummelstown,  Palmyra

    Ralph E. Armento

    Ralph E. Armento Mechanicsburg     Ralph E. Armento, 68, of Mechanicsburg passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2019.   Born April 8, 1951 in Rome, New York, he was a son of the late Frederick and Rosalie (Stone) Armento.   Retired from the New Cumberland Army Depot, he was a U.S. Army officer during the Vietnam War.   Surviving are his daughters Angela M. Sisko, wife of Jason Sisko of Grantville and April L. Armento and boyfriend Tim Schoy of White Oak; and grandchildren Jaso…

  • Grantville,  Hummelstown,  Palmyra

    Bruce C. Kensinger

    Bruce C. Kensinger Annville   Bruce C. Kensinger, 73, of Annville passed away Saturday, May 18, 2019 in WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon.   Born May 13, 1946 in Martinsburg, PA, he was a son of the late Raymond and Margaret (Vaughen) Kensinger.   A retired truck-driver, he is survived by brothers Lex Kensinger of Annville, Russell Kensinger and Roy Kensinger both of Martinsburg, and sister Doris Jean Grubb of Indiana.         Bruce C. Kensinger, 73,…

  • Grantville,  Hummelstown,  Palmyra

    Keith B. Harman

    Keith B. Harman Highspire     Keith B. Harman, 62, of Highspire passed away Thursday, May 9, 2019 at home.   Born October 11, 1956 in Hershey, he was a son of the late Oscar, Jr. and Rebecca (Miller) Harman and also preceded in death by brothers Paul Harman, Sr. and David Harman.   He was a U.S. Army veteran, member of the Fredericksburg Legion Post 915, and enjoyed fishing, hunting, and golfing.   Surviving are his companion Anna Gorzka; siblings Oscar Harman of Harr…

  • Grantville,  Hummelstown,  Palmyra

    Carol E. Ames

    Carol E. Ames Hoernerstown Carol E. Ames, 79, of Hoernerstown, passed away Saturday, May 18, 2019.   Born September 11, 1939 in Hoernerstown, she was a daughter of the late Paul E., Sr. and Olive M. (Moyer) Engroff.   She retired as a secretary from the Commonwealth Court and previously worked for the House of Representatives.    Surviving are her son Shawn C. Ames of Hoernerstown; brother Paul E. Engroff, Jr. of Newport; and sisters Terry J. Huntsberger of Lewes…

  • Grantville,  Hummelstown,  Palmyra

    Barry L. Shirk

    Barry L. Shirk Palmyra Barry L. Shirk, 76, of Palmyra passed away Saturday, May 18, 2019 in his home.   Born November 13, 1942 in Lebanon, he was a son of the late Irvin and Roberta (Stutzman) Shirk.   A retired electrician from the former Flash Electric, Harrisburg, he was a U. S. Air Force Veteran of the Vietnam War.   Surviving are his wife of 55 years Patricia A. (Anspach) Shirk; daughter Kimberly, wife of Chuck Beard of Annville; son Barry L., Jr., husband of Leann Shirk o…

  • Grantville,  Hummelstown,  Palmyra

    Nancy M. Miller

    Nancy M. Miller Lebanon Nancy M. Miller, 66, of Lebanon entered into her Heavenly Father’s arms on Friday, May 17, 2019 in the Hershey Medical Center.   Born April 30, 1953 in Lebanon, she was a daughter of the late Grant E., Sr. and Jessie B. (Boone) Gladfelter.  She was the widow of Stephen J. Miller since May 9, 2018 and was also preceded in death by a brother Grant E. Gladfelter, Jr.   Retired from the Salvation Army, Harrisburg, she was a member of East Hanover Church of G…

  • Grantville,  Hummelstown,  Palmyra

    Arthur R. Zellers

    Arthur R. Zellers Palmyra Arthur R. Zellers, 68, of Palmyra passed away Thursday, May 16, 2019 at the Hershey Medical Center.   Born October 11, 1950 in Lebanon, he was a son of the late Clarence H. Zellers and Blanche (Gappa) Zellers Miller.   A former employee of Weavers Egg Plant and Pennsy Supply, he was a graduate of Cedar Crest High School and member of Palmyra Church of the Brethren.  Art enjoyed anything with wolves, playing chess and pinochle, doing crosswords puzzles,…