Brian L. Rutt, 47, of Ephrata, died on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Ephrata Community Hospital after a brief illness. He was the husband of Alicia A. "Lisa" (Detwiler) Rutt. Brian worked as a truck driver for PennDOT, Ephrata.
Calvin L. Smoker, 82, of Tel Hai Retirement Community, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, March 10, 2014. Born in Gap, he was the son of the late Reuben and Anna Lapp Smoker. He was the husband of the late Mabel D. Smoker who died in January. They were married for 60 years.
Cindy, 54, of Lancaster, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, March 7, 2014 at Lancaster General Hospital. Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Elizabeth Long Zook and the wife of the late Charles R. Schickel, Sr. who died in 2010.
Darla J. Freiberg, 69, of Lancaster, passed away on Saturday evening at the Lancaster General Hospital. Born in Lancaster and a lifelong area resident, she was the daughter of the late P. Harold and Estelle Wilke Freiberg.
Donald G. "Tupp" Zeamer, 81, of Fairview Road, Columbia, died on March 10, 2014 at York Hospital. Tupp was a Conductor for Conrail before retiring in 1992. He was member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Columbia, Past Master of Masonic Lodge #286, Columbia and other Masonic Bodies. He also was a member of the Mountville Lions Club and Elks Lodge #1074, Columbia.
Esther M. Guiles, 79, of Manheim Twp., died Sunday, March 9, 2014, at Hospice & Community Care, Mount Joy. She was born in Lancaster to the late Arthur and Ruth Degler Hammel. Esther was married to Glenn G. Guiles for 50 years.
James Russell Blough Sr., 76, entered eternal rest on Saturday, March 08, 2014 at his residence in Donna, TX. He was born on September 24, 1937 in Elizabethtown, PA, to the late Harry E. Blough and Mary Blough (Gingrich).