Obituaries: Marie R. Hall

Marie R. Hall Family and friends of Marie R. Hall, 92, were profoundly saddened by Marie’s sudden passing on May 14, 2024. She was surrounded by her husband and three children. Marie was born in 1932 in New York City to Ruth Adele and Frederick George Albert Roettger. While attending East Orange, NJ High School, Marie met Lewis (“Chokey”) Hall, Jr. and they have been partners together ever...

Obituaries: Janet Ruth Palmer

Janet Ruth Palmer Janet Ruth Palmer, of Schnecksville, PA, died March 23, 2024, during a brief stay at the Mosser Nursing Home in Trexlertown, PA. She was born in Mount Pleasant, PA, on December 30, 1934, the daughter of the late Jonathon Rogers Heess and Sara (Marshall) Heess. She was 89. After living briefly in Athens, OH, and Williamsport, MD, when she was young, Janet returned to her family’s...

Obituaries: Matthew Henry Struckmeyer

Matthew Henry Struckmeyer On the morning of February 25, 2024, Matthew Henry Struckmeyer tragically passed away after a medical emergency swimming in Santa Barbara, CA surrounded by friends and loved ones. Matt is survived by his father, Frederick, brother, Eric, daughter, Anna, and sons, Henry and Conrad. His mother, Lee Struckmeyer, MD, and brother Seth, predeceased him. Born on September 8,...

Obituaries: Reed L. Snyder

Reed L. Snyder Reed L. Snyder, 77, of Ephrata, passed away on Wednesday, February 14, 2024, at Ephrata Manor. He was born in Lancaster to the late Lester and Sarah B. (Herr) Snyder and was the husband of Allyson S. (Showalter) Snyder, with whom he shared 55 years of marriage. He was a lifetime member of Bethany United Church of Christ, Ephrata. Reed worked as a math teacher at North Brandywine...

Obituaries: Barbara Seibert Farnsworth

Barbara Seibert Farnsworth Barbara Seibert Farnsworth, formerly of Downingtown, passed away on December 14, 2023 at the age of 89. She was a 1952 graduate of Downingtown High School, which was then located across the street from her family home on Manor Avenue. She married F. Dennis Farnsworth, also of Downingtown, the summer after her freshman year at West Chester State College, but withdrew...

Obituaries: Nancy Mercer Fraim

Nancy Mercer Fraim Nancy Mercer Fraim passed away on December 26th 2023, in Morro Bay, California. The daughter of Joel and Maude Mercer, she was born in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, in 1929. In 1950 Nancy graduated from the Memorial Hospital in Wilmington, Delaware with a degree in Nursing.  She then relocated to Chicago where she obtained her specialty degree in obstetrics. She was proud of...

Obituaries: Marie A. Papa

Marie A. Papa Marie A. Papa, 84 passed away peacefully on December 17, 2023, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Kennett Square, PA., Marie was the daughter of Nicholas P. Carlino and Jennie Landolfi Carlino.  Marie spent over 40 years as the owner of the Kendal-Crosslands Communities Beauty Shops. Marie loved creating beautiful hairstyles, talking with her beloved clients, and listening...

Obituaries: Harry David Hammond

Harry David Hammond Berlin, MD – Dave Hammond, 62, passed away unexpectedly on July 22, 2023, in Berlin, MD. He was born on April 15, 1961, in Wilmington, DE, to Harry Hammond and the late Carol Parrett Hammond. Dave is survived by his loving wife, Patricia Hammond, of MD, his father Harry Hammond and stepmother Sally Hammond of PA, his sister Diane Watson of CA, his brother Brian Hammond...

Obituaries: Floyd ‘Spike’ Burnett Thompson

Floyd ‘Spike’ Burnett Thompson The family of Floyd Thompson, or “Spike” as he was affectionately known by so many, is sad to share the news of his peaceful passing on Saturday September 23, 2023 at the home of his son and daughter-in-law, Keith and Beth Thompson of Torrington, Connecticut. Spike was born to Harry Thompson and Iva Freeman Thompson on June 15, 1928, on the...

Obituaries: Danny (Dan) Norman Bodine

Danny (Dan) Norman Bodine Danny (Dan) Norman Bodine, 76, formerly of Kennett Square PA, died on September 5, 2023.  He was born May 18, 1947 in Penn Yan NY to Norman and Virginia (Burg) Bodine.  A Regents scholarship graduate of Penn Yan Academy with a lettering in both football and baseball, he attended Geneseo State College and earned a degree in marine biology. Dan joined the US Navy and served...