Deaths of Local Interest – Nov. 10, 2016

By on November 9, 2016

Albern Clair Brubaker, 4, Elizabethtown, was carried safely to the arms of Jesus Nov. 5. His paternal great-grandmother, Etta Brubaker, lives in Lititz.

Lucille Mary Good, 88, Richland, formerly of Reinholds, died Nov. 2 after a lengthy illness at Richland Christian Home. Lucille was a homemaker and a member of Churchtown Mennonite Church, Weaverland Conference. Her brother, David, married to Lizzie Gingrich, resides in Lititz.

Joseph J. Kudzinowski, 85, Columbia, died Oct. 25 at Hospice and Community Care, Mt. Joy. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, having served as a Machinists Mate Class A from April 1952 to February 1954 aboard the U.S.S. Philippine Sea (CVA-47). Joseph was employed by Hasbro in Lancaster. He was a long time outdoorsman and especially enjoyed fishing and golfing. His daughter, Patricia A. Lehman, wife of Phil; and grandchildren, Justin Lehman; and Lisa Hykes wife of Nathan, all live in Lititz.

Harold E. “Brownie” McCarter, 91, West Chester, died Oct. 30. He proudly served in the U.S. Army during World War II with the 513th Parachute Infantry Regiment and was wounded and captured in combat during the Battle of the Bulge. He was employed by Pepperidge Farms, retiring as production supervisor. His daughter, Karen McCarter, lives in Lititz.

Nancy Ann Shirk, 76, United Zion Home, passed away Oct. 30. She was a secretary for over 40 years at Philhaven-Mt. Gretna. Nancy was a member of Neffsville Mennonite Church; she loved classical music and singing, especially for the church choir, and the Hiram Hershey Chorus. Earlier, she enjoyed bicycling trips in the U.S. and Europe.

Arlene M. Stoudt, 87, Ephrata, entered her eternal home Nov. 1. She was a seamstress by trade, working for Keystone Nitewear until her retirement. Upon retiring, she found pleasure in volunteering for 15 years with Meals on Wheels. She was a dedicated volunteer for 22 years at the Ephrata Hospital. Her brother, Charles Moyer, resides in Lititz.

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