Deaths of Local Interest – Jan. 31, 2019

By on January 30, 2019

Anna Frances (Good) Gmys, 66, of Ephrata, passed away Jan. 26 at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital. She attended Oasis Fellowship. Anna worked for Spring Glen for 31 years. She loved people and enjoyed fishing. Two brothers reside in Lititz: Lloyd (Beverly Martin) Good and Edward (Susanna Gehman) Good.

Zachary Michael Ream, 33, of Akron, passed away Jan. 22 at home. Zach received an associate’s degree in mechanical drafting and was employed by Trailway Construction Co., Honeybrook. He was a graduate of Ephrata High School and of York Technical Institute. He was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying kayaking, fishing, hiking and nature. He also enjoyed sports, especially football and soccer and was an enthusiastic fan of the Baltimore Ravens. His paternal grandmother, Elaine, wife of the late Roger Ream, lives in Lititz.

Theodore “Ted” C. Reddig, 87, lifelong resident of Reamstown, passed away Jan. 22 at Brethren Village. Ted was a U.S. Army veteran and member of the VFW. He was an outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing. An avid golfer, he would often play at Hawk Valley and Lebanon Valley Golf Club. He was a fan of Cocalico High School sports, often attending games. His child, Jan. D. Reddig (Rita), lives in Lititz.

Homer Paul Weaver, 92, of Denver, passed away on Jan. 21 at Moravian Manor. He was a veteran, serving in the Navy during World World II. He was a dedicated member of St. Paul’s E.C. Church, Reamstown. Homer enjoyed a variety of pastimes including golf, fishing, traveling, and the outdoors. Homer had a distinguished career as a teacher and high school principal in the Cocalico School District serving 40 years prior to his retirement in 1992. The family wishes to extend appreciation and thanks to the staff of Moravian Manor for the loving care extended to Homer.

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