Robert G. Cauller
Published: Sep 21, 2004
Robert G. Cauller, 73 of Honey Brook, PA died on Mon. Sept. 20, 2004 at his home following a brief illness.
He was the husband of Rose M. Hilton Cauller with whom he celebrated 22 years of marriage on May 16. He was born in White Horse, PA. Son of the late Roy & Mary Rynier Cauller. He was a member of Limeville United Methodist Church, Gap, PA for 64 years where he had sang in choir and was a youth leader.
He worked for Servomation of West Chester as a vending food supervisor for 18 years. He also had worked for Neoplan Bus Factory of Honey Brook for 9 years. He graduated from the former Salisbury High School class of 1947 and former Scott High School class of 1948. He was a vet of the Korean Conflict serving in the Air Force.
Surviving besides his wife are 2 sons: Dary of Paradise and John of Dawsonville, Georgia, 3 daughters: Linda Harvey of Coatesville, Sherry Wainwright of Boyertown and Sandra Kazmierczak of Birdsboro, 7 grandchildren, and sister Jean Lane of Escondido Cal. He was preceded in death by 2 brothers and 1 sister.
Funeral services will be held at the Limeville United Methodist Church, 5783 Limeville Road, Gap, PA on Friday at 10 AM with a viewing from 9 AM to 10 AM with the Rev. Keith Price officiating. The interment will be in the Pequea Presbyterian Cemetery. Please omit flowers; contributions may be made in Bob s memory to the Limeville United Methodist Church. C/O Roy Jones, 5783 Limeville Road, Gap, PA 17527. Arrangements by Shivery Funeral Home, Chistiana, PA.
Joann M. Kavanagh
Published: Sep 23, 2004
Joann M. Kavanagh passed away peacefully at home in Wilmington, Delaware on Monday, September 20, 2004.
Joann will be greatly missed by her husband, Paul A. Kavanagh; her 4 children, Michael, Margaret, Patrick and his wife Catherine, Timothy and his wife Deborah, 4 grandsons, and her sister Patricia Eisenberger of Columbia, PA. Joann was born on August 23, 1933 in Columbia, Pa to Francis and Anastasia Moriaty Gaus. She is predeceased by her sisters, Jean Motter Morse, Mary Ellen Barrett, Geraldine Schlegelmilch, and her brothers, Richard and Francis Gaus. Joann graduated from the St. Joseph's Hospital School of Nursing in 1954 and retired from the Veteran's Administration in Elsmere, Delaware.
A service will be held Friday, September 24, 2004 at 4:00PM at St. Peter's Catholic Church, 121 S. 2nd Street, Columbia, PA 17512. Burial will be at the Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary's Cemetery on Saturday, September 25, 2004 at 9:30AM.
In lieu of flowers, please send contributions to the Compassionate Care Hospice of Delaware, 5610 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, Delaware, 19808.
JAMES E. KIRCHOFF
Published: Sep 22, 2004
James E. Kirchoff, 80, of 53 Ridgeview Drive, Willow Street, died Saturday morning, September 18 at home.
Born in Lancaster, PA on December 25, 1923, he was the son of the late James A. and Katherine Heckel Kirchoff.
He was the husband of Sandra J. Warfel Kirchoff whom he married in May of 1966.
He worked for Yellow Freight as a dockworker. He was a member of the Teamsters.
He enjoyed antiques and collecting coins. Earlier in his life, he was a boxer in Atlantic City.
Surviving in addition to his wife are 4 sons, James and Dale Kendig of Lancaster, Wayne Kirchoff of Brownstown, and Kenneth Kirchoff of Willow Street.
6 daughters, Bonnie Adams and Marjorie Pleger of Lancaster, Denise Duquaine of Wisconsin, Michelle Hanulik of Willow Street, Kristine Purcell of Conestoga, and Katie Kirchoff of Dover, PA.
Also surviving are 14 Grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and 1 brother, Elvin Kirchoff of Lancaster.
He was preceded in death by 1 son, James Brewer, 2 sisters, Ruth E. Miley and Virginia Allison, and 2 brothers, Kenneth and Charles Kirchoff.
Funeral Services will be held at the Chapel of the Andrew T. Scheid Funeral Home, 320 Blue Rock Road, Millersville, PA on Saturday, Sept. 25 at 11:00 AM with the Rev. Mary Van K. Cortright officiating. Interment will be held at the Mellinger's Mennonite Cemetery. Friends will be received on Saturday at the funeral home from 10 until 11 AM.
Flowers will be received or Memorial Remembrances may be made in Jim's memory to Hospice of Lancaster County, PO Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125.
John G. Kilchenstein
Published: Sep 22, 2004
Died on Sunday, September 19, 2004, age 83, in Lancaster, PA. Formerly of Mt. Washington, PA.
Beloved husband for 55 years of Helen (Britton) Kilchenstein. Beloved father of Mary Jo (Dennis) Plank of Lancaster, PA & Ann (William) Scharpf of Huntingtown, MD. Grandfather of William Scharpf. Brother of Joseph & Kenneth Kilchenstein. John was a WWII veteran and a Prudential agent for 28 years.
Arrangements by Wm. Slater & Sons, Inc. 412-381-3345. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Resident Trust Fund c/o Conestoga View, 900 E. King St., Lancaster PA 17602.
Ernestine G. DeSimone
August 8, 1912 - December 30, 2003
Ernestine G. DeSimone, 91, formerly of 52 Green Street, New Britain, Connecticut, and resided in Lancaster County since 2000, died Tuesday evening at 6:53 PM in Fairmount Homes, West Earl Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, where she resided since December 4, 2003. She was born in Middletown, Connecticut, a daughter of the late Angelo and Maria (Poncini) DeSimone. A member of Saint Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, New Britain, Connecticut, she was a former choir member and member of the rosary guild. She was a member of the Daughters of Isabella of St. Mary's Parish in New Britain.. Miss DeSimone was employed for 27 years as a secretary for the former Community Chest, now United Way, New Britain, CT. Previously employment was with the Avon School for the Blind during World War II in New Britain. She was also a volunteer at the Jerome Home, an assisted living center in New Britain. Ernestine was a graduate of Moody's Secretarial School, Hartford, CT, and had taken voice lessons in Hartford. Known for her beautiful singing voice she was a member of the New Britain Choral Society. Politically active, she was an avid campaign worker, enjoyed playing golf and rug hooking. Surviving is a sister, Margaret M. Morel, Lancaster, PA, and several nieces and nephews.
A viewing will be held from our parlor on Saturday, January 3, 2004, from 2:30 to 3:00 PM. A Catholic Prayer Service will be celebrated at 3:00 PM with Father John Schmalhofer officiating from Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, New Holland, PA.
Final Commendation & Farewell will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, 1309 Stanley Street, New Britain, Connecticut 06051, on Tuesday morning, January 6, 2004, at 11:00 AM.
September 13, 1913 - September 29, 2002
Ruth Deibler, 89, of Brecknock Township, Stevens, Lancaster County, died Sunday afternoon at 4:45 PM in Landis Homes, Lititz, Lancaster County, where she resided for the past 2 years. Born in Brecknock Township, Lancaster County, she was a daughter of the late Harry F. and Annie (Reinhold) Slabach, and was the wife of C. Earl Deibler for 64 years on January 1st. Ruth was a life-long member and former Sunday school teacher at Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Reamstown, Lancaster County. She retired after many years with the former Fleet-Air Shoe Company, Ephrata, Lancaster County. A 1931 Graduate of East Cocalico Vocational School, Reamstown, she also had attended Lancaster Business School. Her memberships included Reamstown Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary, Happy Hours Club Sr. Group of Reamstown, and had been a Red Cross volunteer for over 10 years at the Ephrata Community Hospital. She enjoyed cutting and sewing quilt patches, reading and travel. In addition to her husband, she is survived by 2 daughters, F. Marie (Deibler), married to Glenn L. Eidemiller, Ephrata; and H. Elaine (Deibler), married to Peter Caruso, Greenacres, WA; a son, Philip L., married to Donna M. (Ansel) Deibler, Stevens, PA; 6 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; and 2 brothers, Harry A., married to Fern (Henly) Slabach, Denver, PA; and Roy E. , married to Arlene (Kring) Slabach, Stevens, PA. A brother, John R. Slabach, preceded her in death.
Ruth's viewing and funeral will be held privately by her request. She will be buried in Salem Union Cemetery, Reamstown, PA. It is asked that flowers not be sent, however, you are welcome to remember her with contributions to her church at:
Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Post Office Box 262, Reamstown, PA 17567-0262
Shirley Y. Dickersheid
May 25, 1935 - June 22, 2002
Shirley Y. Dickersheid, 67, of 781 Reinholds Road, Denver, Lancaster County, died Saturday in the Essa Flory Hospice Center, East Hempfield Township, Lancaster County, where she was admitted earlier in the day. Born in East Cocalico Township, Lancaster County, she was a daughter of Dorothy B. (Firestone) Leed, Denver, and the late R. Warren Leed, and was the wife of Walter E. Dickersheid for 47 years on August 15, 2001. She was a member of St. Johnís United Church of Christ, Denver, where she was a former Sunday School teacher. Last working in 1996, she was employed in the office of Keystone Nitewear, Reinholds, and had been previously employed in the office of Amerigas Corp., Ephrata. She was a 1953 graduate of the former East Cocalico High School, Reamstown. She was a totally dedicated grandmother & great-grandmother and enjoyed gardening. Surviving in addition to her husband and mother is a daughter, Debra A., married to Curtis W. Wolf, Denver, PA; 2 grandchildren and a great-grandson; also a brother, Barry L., married to Linda (Texter) Leed, Ephrata, PA.
Shirley's viewing will be held from our parlors on Wednesday evening, June 26, 2002, from 7:00 to 9:00 PM. The funeral ceremony will be held on Thursday morning, June 27, 2002, at 10:00 AM with The Reverend David R. Brumbaugh officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery Annex, near Denver, PA.
Flowers are welcomed, or you may remember Shirley with contributions to the American Cancer Society, 314 Good Drive, Lancaster, PA 17603.