Mary A. Mikos
April 13, 2008
Mary A. Mikos, 97, of Etters, passed away at home with her loving son by her side on April 13, 2008.
She was a member of St. Theresa Catholic Church, New Cumberland. Mary devoted her life to homemaking and caring for her family. Mary was born in Nowy Boreck, Poland, on November 3, 1910, and came to American in 1922.
She was the widow of Frank L. Mikos and was also preceded in death by two daughters, Catherine V. Lampman and Barbara Mikos; two brothers and two sisters; one grandchild and three great grandchildren. Surviving are a son George H. Mikos of Fairview Twp.; seven daughters, Marian M. Weller (Robert) of Shiremanstown, Caroline M. Barr (Elwood) of New Cumberland, Annie M. Anderson of New Cumberland, Dorothy Mikos of Wenham, MA, Vada Mikos (Rod Wangeman) of York Haven, Nancy C. Mikos of Etters, Josephine L. Mazziotti (Victor) of Allentown; 42 grandchildren; 88 great grandchildren; 17 great great grandchildren; one brother, Bruno Pichora of Pittsburgh; two sisters, Veronica Sowa of White Oak, Florence Denicola of Liberty.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 AM Thursday in her church with the Rev. J. Michael McFadden as celebrant. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Upper Allen Twp. Viewing will be held 6 – 8 pm Wednesday in Parthemore Funeral Home and Cremation Services, New Cumberland, with a scripture service beginning at 7:30.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central PA, PO Box 266, Enola, PA 17025.
Bonnie Dean Bisset
April 13, 2008
Bonnie Dean Bisset, 66, of Warrington Twp., Wellsville died Sunday April 13, 2008 in her residence surrounded by her family.
She was retired from AMP, Inc., Harrisburg as an Assistant Buyer. Following retirement she was employed by her two daughters, working at the Lake View Café of Boiling Springs for daughter Tammy; and, most recently as the office manager of Forrester & Company Real Estate Appraisers, York for daughter Vicki. Bonnie was a 1959 graduate of New Cumberland High School, a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, New Cumberland and the Lochiel Emerald Society Bagpipe Band Color Guard, Harrisburg. She enjoyed the company of her “"Craft and Gab Girls”. Her greatest love was her four children, especially her six grandchildren, Natalie and Tiffany Ritter, Garrett and Taylor Forrester, and William T., III and Alyson Bisset.
Bonnie was born June 24, 1941 in Harrisburg to the late George D. and Belva (Miley) Dean. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister Barbara “Strausser, formerly of Tower City. She is survived by her husband William Theodore Bisset; two daughters, Tammy B. Ritter of Boiling Springs and Vicki B. Forrester of York; two sons, William T. Bisset, Jr. of Aliso Viejo, CA and Scott L. Bisset of Wellsville; a sister Patricia D. Rockey of Carlisle; and her six grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2 pm on Thursday April 17, 2008 in Parthemore Funeral Home & Cremation Services, New Cumberland. Burial will be in Tri-County Memorial Gardens, Fairview Twp. Visitation will be on Thursday from 1 pm until time of service.
Memorial contributions may be made to Cancer Patient Help Fund, 25 Monument Rd., Suite 194, York, PA 17403.
Elmer E. “Butch” Jr. Shetter
April 13, 2008
Elmer E. “Butch” Shetter Jr., 71, of Lemoyne, died Sunday, April 13, 2008, at home.
He retired as a manager for MAB Paints, Mechanicsburg, and was a former employee of the Sherwin-Williams Co. and Duron Paints; a 1955 graduate of the former West Shore High School, Lemoyne; a U.S. Army veteran; a member of West Shore Lodge # 681, F. & A.M., Camp Hill; and he enjoyed fishing. Born October 28, 1936, in Harrisburg, he was the son of the late Elmer E. Sr. and Ruth E. (Reeser) Shetter.
Surviving are his wife, Mary Louise (Herrold) Shetter; two sisters, Gayle E. Wagner (Bruce S.) of Enola and Lois J. Seidel (George H. Jr.) of New Cumberland; four nieces, Martha A. Reinecker, Barbara K. Wagner, Janis L. Wagner, Christina L. Cain; four nephews, Kent A. Seidel, Todd E. Seidel, G. Joseph Seidel, and Lee M. Seidel; many great, and great great, nieces and nephews and many dear and close friends.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM on Friday at Grace Ev. Lutheran Church, Highland Park, Camp Hill, with his pastor, The Rev. Joel D. Petruschke, officiating. Burial will be in Rolling Green Memorial Park, Lower Allen Twp. Viewing will be held 6 – 8 PM Thursday in Parthemore Funeral Home and Cremation Services, New Cumberland.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Grace Ev. Lutheran Church, 1610 Carlisle Road, Camp Hill, PA 17011, or to the First Christian Church, 442 Hummel Avenue, Lemoyne, PA 17043, or to the charity of one's choice.
William A. Cook
April 14, 2008
William A. Cook, 58, of Lower Allen Twp. died Monday, April 14, 2008 at Holy Spirit Hospital, East Pennsboro Twp.
A Navy Veteran of Vietnam, he was a Loss Prevention Manager for Rite Aid Corporation. He was a member of ASIS. He was born March 6, 1950 in Atlantic City to Frederick C. and Gladys (Lockerbie) Cook.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife Christine; two sons, Richard A. of Fredericksburg, VA and Charles at home; a daughter, Kimberly J. Offenback and her husband Tom of Philadelphia; brother, Daniel and his wife Janet of Denver, CO; several nephews; and a granddaughter Lola Offenback of Philadelphia.
Visitation will be from 5:30 until memorial services at 7pm Friday at Parthemore Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1300 Bridge Street, New Cumberland.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 800 Corporate Circle, Suite 100, Harrisburg, Pa 17110 or to Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, 383 Main Ave., 5th Floor, Norwalk CT 06851
Ann C. Sanders
April 17, 2008
Ann C. Sanders, 80, of Harrisburg, and formerly of Carlisle and Boca Raton, FL, died Thursday, April 17, 2008, at Colonial Park Care Center, Lower Paxton Twp.
She was a retired cashier at the Boca Hotel, Boca Raton, FL. Her interests included gardening, spending time with her pets, sewing, writing poetry, traveling, and church activities.
Born January 29, 1928, in Rough and Ready, Dauphin County, she was the daughter of the late Earl and Carrie (Smeltz) Snyder.
Surviving are two daughters, Linda A. Buckwalter of New Cumberland and Donna M. Tawney of York; a son, David R. Williard of Norman, OK; a brother, Guy Snyder of Gratz; eight grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held 1:30 PM Saturday at Christ Lutheran Church, Centre Mills Road, Aspers, with the Rev. Robert McElroy officiating. Visitation will follow the memorial service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of the Harrisburg Area, 7790 Grayson Rd, Harrisburg, PA 17111 or to the National Parkinson Foundation, Inc. 1501 NW 9th Ave., Bob Hope Road, Miami, Florida 33136-1494. Cremation arrangements by Parthemore Funeral Home and Cremation Services, New Cumberland.
Esther I. Hall
April 17, 2008
Esther I. Hall, 93, of Camp Hill died Thursday April 17, 2008 in Manor Care, Camp Hill.
She was born October 28, 1914 in Annville to the late Henry and Eliza (Long) Miller and was a retired waitress at the Harrisburg Railroad Station.
Esther is survived by two daughters, Sally A. Gentile of New Cumberland and Wilma E. Haveron of Phoenix, AZ; a son William H. Werner of Manheim; 8 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son Jerry D. Werner; a grandson James Haveron; and four sisters, Hilda Dodson, Hannah Herr, Anna Kapp, and June Theodore.
Our family would like to thank the Arcadia Unit of Manor Care, Camp Hill for the loving care they provided for our mother.
Graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, Capital Region Division, 4999 Louise Drive, Suite 104, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055.
Richard Charles Cook
April 20, 2008
Richard Charles Cook, 80, formerly of Fairview Twp. died Sunday April 20, 2008 in Grayson View, Swatara Twp. surrounded by his loving family.
He was a retired electrician and mechanic with over 48 years of service for Capital Area Transit Authority, Harrisburg,; a WWII Navy veteran; a 1945 graduate of William Penn High School, Harrisburg; and a member of American Legion Post 974, Fairview Twp.
Mr. Cook was born January 31, 1928 in Harrisburg to the late Robert K. and Leah (Lusk) Cook. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother Dean Cook, and sisters Virginia Hanawalt and Miriam Baer. He is survived by his wife of over 59 years, Dorothy “Dolly” Mann Cook; his daughters, Gayle L. Moose and her husband Ray of Harrisburg and Nancy D. Rine and her husband Edward of Dade City, FL; two grandsons, James E. Montz II of Brandon, FL and Raymond S. Moose II of Hershey; two great granddaughters, Rebecka and Jillian Moose, both of Hershey; a sister Doris Hanawalt of Allentown; a brother Robert Cook of Cincinnati, OH; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 10:30 am on Saturday May 10, 2008 in Tree of Life Lutheran Church, Linglestown Rd., Harrisburg. Following the memorial service, friends are invited to join the family in the church social hall. Burial with military honors will be held at 11:30 am on Tuesday May 13, 2008 in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Hanover Twp., Annville.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions are made to either Hospice of Central PA, P.O. Box 266 Enola, PA 17025 or to Tree of Life Lutheran Church, 1492 Linglestown Rd. Harrisburg, PA 17110.