Deaths of Local Interest – Feb. 4, 2016

By on February 3, 2016

SERVICE DATE CHANGE — Celebration of life services for Ken “Papa Ken” Cunningham will be held at the First Baptist Church, 612 N. Duke St., Lancaster, on Saturday, Feb. 13, at 4 p.m. The family will receive friends following the service. Private interment will be held in the Conestoga Memorial Park, Lancaster with full military honors accorded by the U.S. Air Force. Kindly omit flowers. Memorial remembrances can be made to woundedwarriorproject.org. Condolences to scheidfuneralhome.com.

Linda M. Fulmer, 71, of Lancaster, passed away Jan. 27 at Moravian Manor, Lititz, where she had been a guest for two weeks. At a younger age, Linda had worked as a hairstylist and cosmetologist for many years with several local Lancaster stores. She enjoyed reading, dancing, and shopping for bargains. Her greatest love was being with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She will be greatly missed by her soulmate, Buzz Cox.

Pauline E. Hornberger, 91, of Lebanon, formerly of Denver, passed away Jan. 21 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Lebanon. She was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church in Denver, and she enjoyed crocheting and reading. In the early years Pauline worked for F.W. Woolworth Co. Her daughter, Terri M., wife of Dave Lorah, lives in Manheim.

Richard J. Lapham IV, 70, of Willow Street, passed away unexpectedly Jan. 24. He earned his license to captain fishing charters from Lewes, Del. He had worked for Yellow Freight Systems for 28 years, until retiring in 2004. He loved the great outdoors, enjoying camping, hunting, fishing, and archery. His daughter, Daphne, married to Lowell Fry, lives in Manheim.

Donald Melvin Martzall Sr., 76, of Myerstown, died Jan. 27 in Myerstown. Donald was employed for 38 years as a mechanic for Keller Brothers Ford in Buffalo Springs and served on the police force in Heidelberg Township, Lebanon County, for eight years. His son, Donald Martzall Jr., lives in Brunnerville.

Iris R. Moss, 80, of Boca Raton, Fla., formerly of Lancaster, passed away Jan. 22 surrounded by her loved ones. Iris had a strong work ethic and even into retirement continued that ethic. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. Her hobbies included crocheting, knitting, reading, and volunteering for many organizations. Her daughters, Lisa Crowe and Ellen Kepler, reside in Lititz.

Frances M. Pollack, 86, of Brethren Village, formerly of Mount Joy, went to be with the Lord Jan. 30. Frances graduated from Andrew Jackson High School, Class of 1946 and later Miami Bible College, Class of 1964. She was a member of Burning Hearts Community Church and enjoyed crafts and sewing.

Nathan E. Stoltzfus, 77, of Gap, died Jan. 27 after a long illness. Nathan was a dairy farmer for nearly 40 years, raising his family on the same farm where he was born and passed away, naming it Con-Noll Farm. He was also an active member of the Lancaster County Farm Bureau for many years and was a lifetime member of both Rough and Tumble Engineers Historical Society and the Waterloo Boys of South Eastern Pennsylvania John Deere Antique Club. His brother, Paul H. Stoltzfus, husband of Mary, lives in Lititz.

Richard J. Stoltzfus, 75, of Friedens, passed Jan. 28 at the In Touch Hospice House. Richard was a retired 42-year employee of Federal Mogul, NTN-BCA in Lancaster. A great Packard enthusiast, he was a member of the Antique Automobile Club of America, Packard Automobile Classics, the Old Dominion Packard Club, the Society of Automotive Historians, and the Lincoln Highway Association. His son, Michael Wilhelm Stoltzfus, husband of Karen, lives in Lititz.

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