Allen J. Hendricks
November 7, 1941 - June 4, 2004
Allen J. Hendricks, 62, of 135 S. Peartown Rd., Denver, Lancaster County, PA, formerly of Wanamassa, NJ, died Friday at 8 AM in Lancashire Hall, Neffsville, where he resided since May 11th. Born in Trenton, NJ, he was a son of the late Warren & Mildred (Goff) Hendricks, and was the husband of Janice C. (Hoenge) Hendricks. He was of the Methodist faith and was a graduate of Neptune (NJ) High School. Retiring in 1998, he was employed for 25 years as a truck driver for Pepsico Bottling Group, Asbury Park, NJ. Hendricks was an Army veteran, past commander of American Legion Post 346, Neptune, NJ & a member of their Forty and Eight Group. He also enjoyed woodworking, fishing & flower/vegetable gardening. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Diana L. Hendricks, Salem, MA; a step-son, Fred, married to Lorraine (Cavalier) Hundertpfund, Salunga, PA; & 2 brothers, Warren, Toms River, NJ; & George, Bastrop, LA.
A viewing will be held on Tuesday, June 8, 2004, from 2:00 to 4:00 PM and 7:00 to 9:00 PM from our parlors. The ceremony celebrating Allen's life will be held on Wednesday, June 9, 2004, at 11:00 AM from our facility with The Reverend Dori Herman Wilcox officiating. Burial will follow in Memory Gardens Memorial Park, East Cocalico Township, Lancaster County, PA. Military honors will be accorded by Red Rose Veteran's Honor Guard of Lancaster County.
Earl K. Hanna "Shorty"
January 28, 1929 - April 22, 2003
Earl Kent “Shorty” Hanna, age 74, of 1315 Kramer Mill Road, Denver, Lancaster County, died in his residence on Tuesday evening at 10:45 PM under the care of Hospice of Lancaster County. His death followed a lengthy illness. Born in Little Britton, PA, he was a son of the late LeRoy W. and Mary (Brown) Hanna, and was the husband of Edith P. (Bartholomew) Hanna for 53 years on August 6, 2002. Retiring in 1992, he was employed as a mechanic and truck driver for H. R. Ewell, Inc., East Earl, for 35 years. Hanna was a sergeant in the Army during World War II and was a life member of the Adamstown VFW. An avid fisherman, he also built and flew remote control model airplanes. Surviving in addition to his wife are 2 daughters, Wendy C. (Hanna), married to Calvin Weidman, Jr., and Donna P. (Hanna), married to L. Dean Imhoff, both of Denver, PA; 4 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; a sister, Esther (Hanna), married to Marvin Diem, Narvon, Lancaster County, PA; and a brother, Emmett L., married to Mary (Brown) Hanna, Rothsville, Lancaster County, PA. He was preceded in death by a son, Ricky E. Hanna, in 1970.
Earl's viewing will be held on Friday evening, April 25, 2003, from 7:00 to 9:00 PM from our parlors.
The funeral will be held on Saturday morning, April 26, 2003, at 10:00 AM from our funeral home with The Reverend George H. Frantz officiating. Burial will follow in Muddy Creek Cemetery, Swartzville, Lancaster County, near his son, Ricky.
The family has requested that you remember Earl with contributions to Hospice of Lancaster County, Post Office Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125.
Juanita Pearl "June" Haller
September 25, 1911 - December 30, 2003
Juanita Pearl “June” Haller, 92, of 190 Old Mill Road, Ephrata, Lancaster County, died Tuesday morning at 8 AM in Ephrata Community Hospital where she was a patient since December 24th. Born in Ephrata, she was a daughter of the late Roland H. and Pearl (Shimp) Garver. Her husband, Eugene C. Haller, died September 20, 1966. June was a member of the Ephrata Church of the Brethren. A 1930 graduate of Ephrata High School, she was employed during World War II as an inspector at Textile Machine Works, Wyomissing. She also managed the Overlook Swimming Pool, Lancaster, 1966-67. The Ephrata Recreation Center, Academy Drive, Ephrata, was dedicated in June’s honor for her year’s of service as a full-time volunteer, charter membership, chairmanship of the planning committee, administrative assistant 1951-1992, and being a former president and secretary of the board of directors. She also organized and hosted the longtime travel program trips for the center. June also supervised the Ephrata Golden Years Club of the Ephrata Recreation Center since 1960. She was a founder and charter member of The Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley, Ephrata; former secretary and charter member of The Ephrata War Memorial Association, a member of the Cloister Associates (a support group for the Ephrata Cloister) and a member of the Ephrata Woman’s Club. Surviving is a daughter, Diana J., married to J. Bruce Hufford, Columbus, Mississippi; a son, Larry Eugene Haller, Albrightsville, Carbon County, PA; 5 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren.
At June's request, all services will be held privately by the family. Burial will take place in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Ephrata, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, aside of her husband.
June requested that flowers not be sent.
Arthur R. Hamilton, Sr.
October 14, 1941 - July 20, 2003
Arthur R. Hamilton, Sr., 61, of 90 Sandy Hill Road, Denver, Lancaster County, formerly of Melville, New York, died in his residence Sunday evening at 11:30 PM under the care of Hospice of Lancaster County following a 7 month illness. Born in Rockville Center, Long Island, New York, he was a son of Helen E. (Winkler) Hamilton, with whom he resided, and the late Arthur J. Hamilton. He was of the Presbyterian faith. Hamilton was a sheet metal mechanic for 27 years with the former Pan American World Airways, based at the John F. Kennedy Airport, New York. He was last employed part-time with Ephrata Agway. A motorcycle enthusiast, he was a fan of the Harley Davidson. Surviving in addition to his mother, is a son, Arthur R., Jr., married to Michele (Kochek) Hamilton, Palm Harbor, FL; a daughter, Janet L. Hamilton, Wahiawa, HI; and a grandson.
A viewing will be held at our parlors on Thursday evening from 7:00 to 9:00 PM
A graveside service will be held on Friday afternoon, July 25, 2003, at 1:00 PM from Bloomingburg Rural Cemetery, Bloomingburg, New York.
February 13, 1922 - August 26, 2002
Gertrude E. Herman, 80, of 158 Westbrook Drive, Ephrata, Lancaster County, formerly of Oak Lane, Stevens, Lancaster County, died in her home Monday night at 8:50 PM under the care of Hospice of Lancaster County. Born in Ephrata, she was a daughter of the late Lloyd and Mazie I. (Weaver) Donmoyer. Her husband, Woodrow W. Herman, died October 12, 1982. Retiring in 1986, she was employed for 40 years by the F&M Hat Factory, Denver. Gertrude enjoyed attending carnivals and family events. Surviving is a daughter, Rosey J. Herman, at home; 2 granddaughters; 2 great-grandsons; and a sister, Rhoda, married to Roy R. Royer, Campellstown, Lebanon County, PA. A son, Charles E. Herman, preceded Mrs. Herman in death in 1999.
All details will be handled privately at Gertrude's request in her preplanned arrangements. Private inurnment of her cremains will be in Lincoln Cemetery, Ephrata, PA.
The family asks that flowers be omitted and contributions in her memory be sent to Hospice of Lancaster County, Post Office Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125.
Ruth A. Hersh
March 20, 1928 - September 4, 2005
Ruth A. Hersh, 77, formerly of Lancaster, died Tuesday, October 4, 2005, in the Denver Nursing Home, Stevens, Lancaster County, where she resided for the past 25 years. Her husband, Harvey Hersh, died January 4, 2000. Born March 20, 1928, in South Heidelberg Township, Berks County, she was a daughter of the late Milton and Stella (Trostle) Buchter. She was employed as a waitress for Zinn's Diner, Denver, and had owned and operated Ruth's Beauty Shop, Lancaster, for 10 years, retiring in 1975. A member of Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, Lancaster, she was past president of the Lancaster County Multiple Sclerosis Society. Surviving is a son, Terry Keith, Windsor, Colorado; 2 brothers, Charles Buchter, Shillington, PA; and Leon Buchter, Reading, PA; 3 sisters, Estella McQuate, Adamstown, PA; Erla Walter, Denver, PA; and Viola Moyer, Shillington, PA; 2 grandchildren and 2 step-grandchildren.
There will be a viewing on Friday, October 7, 2005, from 10:00 to 11:00 AM from our facilities with the ceremony celebrating Ruth's life beginning at 11:00 AM. Burial will follow in Conestoga Memorial Park, Lancaster, PA.
Rather than flowers, please remember Ruth with contributions to the Central PA Multiple Sclerosis Society, 2209 Forest Hills Drive, Suite 18, Harrisburg, PA 17112.
Jane M. Hester
May 26, 1944 - March 3, 2005
Jane M. Hester, 60, of 8 Egret Circle, Denver, Lancaster County, PA, died Thursday, March 3, 2005, at 3:33 PM in the emergency room of Ephrata Community Hospital, Ephrata, PA. Born May 26, 1944, in Lowell, MA, she was a daughter of the late Charles F. and Clara M. (Dare) Mullin, and was the wife of Vernon B. Hester. Retiring in 2003, she was employed for 26 years as a purchasing agent for CNH America, LLC, New Holland, PA. Jane was of the catholic faith and enjoyed writing, reading and gardening. She was a 1966 graduate of Regis College, Weston, MA, and received her teaching degree from Salem State College, Salem, MA. She had also taken graduate studies at Wells College in New York. Surviving in addition to her husband, is a son, Pierce C. L. Barnard, Ayer, MA; a step-daughter, Diana S. Zarb, Ypsilanti, MI ; 4 step-sons, Vernon B. Hester II, Seattle, WA; George C. Hester, Conroe, TX; David B. Hester and Gregory C. Hester, both of Canton, MI; 2 step-grandchildren; 2 sisters, Ann F. Carey, Westford, MA; and Brenda M., wife of Carroll Fortmeyer, New Orleans, LA; 1 niece and 4 nephews. She was preceded in death by a step-daughter, Adrienne M. Hester.
A viewing will be held on Monday, March 7, 2005, from 7:00 to 9:00 PM at our funeral home.
Services will be held on Tuesday morning at 11:00 AM, March 8, 2005, from Good Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, Inc. of Reamstown, with a priest from Our Mother of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Ephrata, officiating. Burial will follow in Muddy Creek Cemetery, East Cocalico Township, Lancaster County, PA.
Contributions to American Cancer Society, 314 Good Drive, Lancaster, PA 17603.