Adams County Library System

Index of Local Obituaries

Introduction :     The library is working in cooperation with the Adams County Historical Society  to expand this database to include all death notices appearing in Gettysburg newspapers from November 1800 to the present. It should be noted that that the names appearing here are typed exactly as they appeared in the various papers. Many names have variant spellings and researchers should search under several possible combinations to ensure accuracy in finding information. Neither the library nor the Society authenticates or otherwise verifies the information listed here. The information will not be changed but is listed as it originally appeared in publication.  

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Gettysburg Times 1800-1815 and 2000 to Present

Gettysburg Truth March 12, 1887 to January 25, 1890, August 23, 1890

Adams Sentinel

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100 Sample Entries:
Howe, Jack   Born: 11/13/1933 at Bendersville Died: 3/19/2015 at Gettybsurg Hospital, Gettysburg, PA
Tuckey, Laverne   Born: 10/5/1928 at Menallen Township Died: 3/22/2015 at Church of God Home, Carlisle, PA
Reynolds, William   Born: 6/4/1946 at Gettysburg Died: 2/23/2015 at York Hospital
Malone, Ada   Born: 11/1/1916 at Grove Va. Died: 3/20/2015 at Messiah village in mechanicsburg
Gass, Karl   Born: 8/10/1933 at newton N.J. Died: 3/21/2015 at The Brethren Home Community
Behre, Charles   Born: 2/12/1933 at Florham Park N.J. Died: 3/28/2015 at surrounded by his family
Barnhart, Guy   Born: 6/10/1949 at Hanover Died: 3/27/2015 at Transitions Health Care Center, Gettysburg, PA
Griest, Luzia   Born: 8/17/1930 at Heilbronn, Germany Died: 3/29/2015 at Cancer
Heller, Kadyn   Born: 3/23/2015 at west york hospital Died: 3/24/2015 at west york hospital
Hull, Gary   Born: 2/8/1949 at Getttysburg Died: 3/29/2015 at Ortanna, PA
Hartlaub, Allie   Born: 6/30/1922 at Hanover Died: 3/27/2015 at Hanover Hospital
Gebhart, Brandon   Born: 9/14/1991 at Gettysburg , PA Died: 3/28/2015 at Heidelberg Township, York County
Wood, Robert   Born: 5/21/1941 at Sparrows Point MD Died: 4/4/2015 at At home in Gettysburg, PA
Kepner, Willis   Born: 7/18/1934 at Getttysburg Died: 3/29/2015 at his home
Dellinger, Mindelle   Born: 11/23/1911 at Getttysburg Died: 4/3/2015 at her home
Smith, Richard   Born: 11/15/1932 at Hanover Died: 4/3/2015 at York Hospital
Wherley, Ray   Born: 6/20/1927 at Hanover Died: 3/30/2015 at The Brethren Home Community
Anderson, Leonard   Born: 3/27/1932 at caldwell N.J. Died: 3/27/2015 at Berkshire Medical Center, Pittsfield, MA
Brame, Clair   Born: 4/10/1926 at Aspers, PA Died: 4/1/2015 at York Hospital
Hankey, Roland   Born: 8/11/1952 at Getttysburg Died: 4/2/2015 at breif illness
Bull, Floyd   Born: 4/7/1933 at Hampstead, MD Died: 4/3/2015 at Golden Living Center, Gettysburg, PA
Piatt, Dr. Robert   Born: 12/10/1938 at Wilkes Barre, PA Died: 3/30/2015 at his home
Sterner, Bradley   Born: 12/26/1954 at Hanover Died: 3/31/2015 at York Hospital
Moore, Melissa   Born: 10/10/1966 at Getttysburg Died: 3/31/2015 at her residence
Wunder, Dale   Born: 12/29/1958 at Lyons, New York Died: 3/30/2015 at Sodus New York
Long, Miriam   Born: 3/29/1938 at Hanover Died: 3/31/2015 at at her home with family by her side
Whitehead, Dorothy   Born: 3/9/1945 at York County Died: 4/4/2015 at York Hospital
Doersom, Ronald   Born: 1/21/1950 at Getttysburg Died: 4/4/2015 at Newville
Marsden sr., Joseph   Born: 8/4/1928 at Washington D.C. Died: 4/3/2015 at homwood at Plum Creek in Hanover
Smith, Andrea   Born: 10/22/1938 at Hagerstown MD Died: 3/25/2015 at Transitions Health Care in Gettbsburg, Pa
Shaffer, Barry   Born: 6/28/1953 at Mechanicsburg Died: 4/6/2015 at at home surrounded by family in gettysburg
Ortman, Kenneth   Born: 3/19/1959 at new york city Died: 4/7/2015 at at his home
Dayhoff, Richard W.   Born: 11/29/1934 at Gettysburg , PA Died: 3/10/2015 at New Oxford PA
Reynolds, William F.   Born: 6/4/1946 at  Died: 2/23/2015 at York Hospital, York, PA
Tuckey, Laverne B.   Born: 10/5/1928 at Menaallen Township Died: 3/22/2015 at Church of God Home, Carlisle, PA
Eckenrode Malone, Ada M.   Born: 11/1/1916 at Grove Va. Died: 3/20/2015 at Messiah Village Nursing Center, Mechanicsburg, PA
Gass, Karl E.   Born: 8/10/1933 at Newton, NJ Died: 3/21/2015 at Brethren Home New Oxford
Wuethrich, Oswald   Born: 1/16/1925 at Hustisford Wisc. Died: 3/19/2015 at Gettysburg, PA
Howe, Jack E.   Born: 11/13/1933 at Bendersville, PA Died: 3/19/2015 at Gettysburg Hospital, Gettysburg, PA
Kohn, Dr. Marvin T.   Born: 9/8/1934 at Philadelphia,PA Died: 3/24/2015 at Transitions Health Care Center, Gettysburg, PA
Cole, Thomas T.   Born:  at  Died:  at Mount Dora, PA
Nespeca, Gilbert L.   Born:  at  Died:  at Gettysburg Hospital, Gettysburg, PA
Breighner, Joanne M.   Born: 7/6/1924 at Ambridge, Pa Died: 3/23/2015 at Harrisburg PA
Small, Patricia J.   Born: 7/19/1935 at Orrtanna Died: 2/10/2014 at Waynesboro Hospital, Waynesboro, PA
Weaver, Leo Curtis   Born: 7/24/1929 at Littlestown Died: 2/1/2014 at Transitions Health Care Center, Gettysburg, PA
Urey, Barbara Dawn   Born: 4/7/1962 at Gettysburg Died: 1/29/2014 at
Herring, Betty Mae   Born: 1/28/1948 at Chambersburg PA Died: 1/29/2014 at York Hospital
Topper Jr., Rosville C.   Born: 11/18/1925 at New Oxford Died: 2/1/2014 at Genesis Center
Koontz, Robert L.   Born: 11/20/1916 at Emmitsburg, MD Died: 3/25/2014 at Genesis Gettysburg Center
Kimple, Kay V.   Born: 11/9/1944 at  Died: 3/25/2014 at Falling Spring Nursing Center, Chambersburg, PA
Heverly, Corrine E.   Born: 11/4/1925 at McSherrystown Died: 3/31/2014 at Manor Care North, York, PA
Gerle, Robert E.   Born: 11/17/1939 at Glen Cove, New York Died: 3/31/2014 at Gettysburg
Kirschner, Dawn A.   Born: 11/7/1960 at Syracuse, NY Died: 3/28/2014 at Glen Rock, PA
Stem, Rachel E.   Born: 10/30/1957 at Keyser, W.VA Died: 3/30/2014 at Fairfield
Black, Nancy S.   Born: 5/29/1934 at Gettysburg Died: 3/30/2014 at York Hospital
Leonard, Betty Jane   Born: 9/17/1923 at Adams Co., PA Died: 3/26/2014 at Arendtsville PA
Johnson, Rosetta J.   Born: 11/30/1923 at Buchanan Valley Died: 3/26/2014 at Gettysburg Hospital
Hull, Norma Isabel   Born: 7/8/1930 at Mayaguez, Puerto Rico Died: 3/26/2014 at Lower Burrell
Graham, David A.   Born:  at  Died:  at Gettysburg
Byers Jr., Henry L.   Born: 10/26/1942 at Gettysburg Died: 3/20/2014 at Transition Gettysburg, Gettysburg, PA
Lefler, Jacob A.   Born: 4/1/1991 at Hanover Died: 3/21/2014 at littlestown
White, Amy Lynn   Born: 8/11/1970 at Gettysburg Died: 3/21/2014 at Frederick Memorial Hospital
Shanebrook, Patricia M.   Born: 3/17/1924 at Adams Co., PA Died: 3/22/2014 at Gettysburg Lutheran Retirement Village
Pecher, Joseph A.   Born: 8/12/1929 at Fairfield Died: 3/22/2014 at York Hospital
Heffner, Charles H.   Born: 6/20/1937 at Orrtanna Died: 3/21/2014 at Gettysburg Lutheran Center, Gettysburg, PA
Phiel, Alice Marie Shealer   Born: 10/7/1927 at Gettysburg Died: 4/3/2014 at Brethren Home Community, Cross Keys Village
Wagner, Laura M.   Born: 5/30/1923 at Spring Grove, PA Died: 4/1/2014 at Claremont Nursing & Rehabilitation
Anderson, Dale C.   Born: 9/11/1940 at Chicago Died: 3/12/2014 at Ninilchik, Alaska
Sentz, J. David   Born: 11/17/1921 at Gettysburg Died: 3/13/2014 at Hanover Hospital
Blosser, Linda S.   Born: 3/11/1961 at Gettysburg Died: 3/11/2014 at Gettysburg
Griffith, Shirley M.   Born: 11/8/1933 at Hopewell, VA Died: 3/11/2014 at Biglerville
Wortz, Gregory Dean   Born: 11/27/1947 at Fairfield Died: 4/4/2014 at Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Gingrow, Rhea Schott   Born: 12/16/1918 at Hanover Died: 4/6/2014 at Hanover Hall
Staub, Lawrence J.   Born: 8/15/1947 at Hanover Died: 4/5/2014 at Gettysburg Hospital
Alexander, Norma Jean   Born: 3/4/1937 at Bristol, TN Died: 4/6/2014 at Fairfield
Dewberry, Ella L. Brown   Born: 9/26/1945 at Gettysburg Died: 4/3/2014 at York Hospital
Nuaimy, Helen C.   Born: 1/10/1935 at  Died: 4/1/2014 at
Conley, Thomas H.   Born: 6/28/1957 at York Died: 4/2/2014 at Gardners PA
Sneeringer, Edward M.   Born: 3/22/1972 at Harrisburg Died: 4/5/2014 at Harrisburg Hospital
Zumbrum, Douglas N.   Born: 10/16/1953 at Hanover Died: 4/5/2014 at New Oxford PA
Krawczyk, Eleanor   Born: 3/10/1925 at Baltimore, MD Died: 4/5/2014 at Gettysburg
Smith Sr., Irvin L.   Born: 11/6/1926 at Cranberry, Pa. Died: 4/5/2014 at Gettysburg Hospital.
Myers, Darlene S.   Born: 5/20/1948 at Balitmore, MD Died: 4/4/2014 at Dover
Goodacre, Isabelle Rodgers   Born: 11/20/1918 at Coaldale, PA Died: 4/8/2014 at Transitions Health Care Center, Gettysburg, PA
Eichelberger, Evelyn G.   Born: 7/23/1922 at York Springs Died: 4/7/2014 at Church of God Home, Carlisle, PA
Monroe III, William H. H.   Born: 11/28/1967 at Olney, MD Died: 4/3/2014 at Aspers PA
Shryock, Christine M.   Born: 7/25/1918 at Middletown Died: 4/9/2014 at Harrisburg, PA
Beard, Paul William   Born: 5/17/1926 at Westminster, MD Died: 2/3/2014 at Westminster, MD
Hilbert, Rev. Joseph C.   Born:  at Lancaster Died:  at St. Anne's Retirement Community, Columbia
Felix Jr., Dale R.   Born: 9/4/1948 at Boneauville Died: 12/22/2013 at Carroll, lowa
Deardorff, Dora E.   Born: 12/17/1928 at Chambersburg PA Died: 3/6/2014 at Cashtown PA
Marvon, Richard T.   Born: 3/22/1930 at Brooklyn, NY Died: 3/7/2014 at Gettysburg Hospital
Gliem, Audrey L.   Born: 8/4/1927 at Schuylkill Haven, PA Died: 3/7/2014 at Schuylkill Center
Elicker, Joseph E.   Born: 11/26/1968 at York Died: 3/5/2014 at Gettysburg Hospital
Rhodes, Matthew C.   Born: 8/31/1981 at Gettysburg , PA Died: 3/7/2014 at New Oxford PA
Warren, Vesta T.   Born: 6/11/1921 at Menallen Township Died: 3/8/2014 at Transition Gettysburg, Gettysburg, PA
Millhimes, Harman C. 'Tiny'   Born: 5/28/1934 at New Chester Died: 3/4/2014 at Hanover Hospital
Eye, Clyde E.   Born: 3/14/1957 at Shady Springs, W. Va. Died: 3/2/2014 at East Berlin PA
Rohanna, Edward J.   Born: 2/27/1923 at Mannington, VA Died: 3/3/2014 at Venetia, PA
Stull, Richard   Born:  at  Died:  at