Deaths of Local Interest – April 27, 2017

By on April 26, 2017

Jeannette S. Burger, 96, of Lancaster, passed peacefully April 15 at Moravian Manor in Lititz. Jeannette was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church for 46 years, and St. Philip the Apostle Church for her remaining 50 years. She taught at Sacred Heart Catholic School in Lancaster. She was a fourth grade teacher at Pequea Elementary School in the Penn Manor School District for 21 years.

Dominic “Tom” Esposito, 84, of Intercourse, rested peacefully with the Lord on April 18 at Hospice and Community Care in Mount Joy. He was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in New Holland, PA since 1992 and was treasurer of Saint Vincent de Paul Society. His son, Thomas, husband of Andrea Esposito, lives in Lititz.

Anna Mae (Seiders) Gall, 95, formerly of Deodate, passed away peacefully April 22 in Mercersburg. Anna was a retired LPN working at various medical and nursing facilities, and also worked with the Visiting Nurse Association. A brother, Harold Seiders, husband of Ada; and a sister, Naomi Hoffer, live in Manheim.

Frances M. (Selinko) Guscott, 90, of Millersville, entered into rest March 11. She was employed by Reading Coal and Iron in Pottsville, Schick Industries in Lancaster, RCA Corp. in Lancaster, and the Wilton Armetale Company in Columbia. An avid dancer, she was an active member of the Dutchland Polkateers. Her son, William M. Guscott, husband of Diane, resides in Lititz.

Jean H. Hornberger, 90, of the Keystone Villa at Ephrata, formerly of Brownstown, entered into rest April 17. She was a store clerk at the former Hartman’s Store, Brownstown; and Oregon Dairy. Her son, Dennis, married to Deborah Long Hornberger, lives in Lititz.

Jamie L. Krimes, 57, of Mount Joy, formerly of Ephrata, passed away April 20 at Hospice and Community Care in Mount Joy. He was employed as a roofer by Randy’s Roofing for 18 years. He had fun camping at Pequea, fishing, riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle, visiting Florida, and spending time around a bonfire. His stepchildren: Richard C. Tome Jr., James R. Markley, Jack D. (Heather) Markley, Jonathan H. (Amy) Markley, and Bobby R. Markley, all live in Manheim.

Arlene M. Williams McCarty, b86, of Manor Township, passed away April 17 at Hospice and Community Care, Mount Joy. She worked as the office manager for Funk’s Farm Market for 27 years before her retirement. She enjoyed crocheting, reading, playing card and board games, jigsaw puzzles and going on bus trips. A daughter, Kathleen M. Neidermyer, wife of James, lives in Lititz.

Lloyd E. Musser, 77, of Millersville, passed away suddenly on April 16. He was a sales representative for Martin’s Potato Chips before his retirement in 2005. Musser was a veteran of the US Army, serving for three years, and he received a commendation ribbon. He enjoyed gardening, collecting antiques, and was an avid hunter. His brother, John E. Musser, lives in Lititz.

LoRita Gentile Poliski, 79, of West Chester, died April 16 at Chester County Hospital. LoRita was a lifelong member of St. Agnes Church, West Chester. She worked for Bell Telephone at the test center, and was a bookkeeper for Ophthalmic Consultants, West Chester, for 21 years. She enjoyed spending time with her family, reading, and doing crossword puzzles. Her son, Mark Poliski, husband of Lisa, lives in Lititz.

Carol C. Schwartz, 77, of Lancaster, passed away April 20. She was a teacher for 32 years in the Norristown School District, where she received many awards. Carol worked with students in FBLA and was innovative in implementing computer education. She also coached swimming and tennis in high school. Carol wrote several books, including “A Slave to Glory.” She enjoyed painting, writing poetry and also crocheting. Carol enjoyed raising and showing Grand Champion American Short Hair and Japanese Bobtail cats. Her brother, H. Robert Schwartz, lives in Manheim.

R. Clair Umble, 97, formerly of Parkesburg, passed away at Landis Homes on April 19. He served as pastor of Sandy Hill Mennonite Church from 1953 to 1974, then as interim pastor at several congregations. He also owned and operated Umble Electric, an electrical contracting business in Gap. He was an avid reader and spent much of his spare time studying the Bible. He was the husband of Miriam E. Kreider Umble, with whom he celebrated 67 years of marriage on June 9.

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