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Lowell Johnson

May 29, 1939 - Nov 25, 2023

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Harrisburg, PA

In loving memory of Lowell M. Johnson, son of the late Milford Johnson and Geneva Troy Johnson Manfield was born on May 29, 1939 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Lowell was educated in the Harrisburg School System, William Penn and after school he entered the United State Army. Once returning home, "Mokey" as he was called by his family and friends, held several factory jobs, the last being Hershey Foods. After retiring he would work several part-time jobs. He also enjoyed playing chess and anythi...Read More

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Marlin G. Henninger, Jr.

Apr 01, 1933 - Dec 08, 2023

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Harrisburg, PA

"Marlin G. Henninger, Jr., 90, of Elizabethville, PA, passed away on December 8, 2023, at the UPMC Community Osteopathic Hospital, Harrisburg, PA. He was born in Berrysburg, PA on April 1, 1933, a son of the late Grace and Marlin G. Henninger, Sr. Marlin was a devoted husband to the \u0026quot;love of his life\u0026quot;, a wise and loving father and grandfather, a respected teacher and friend to many. He was generous with his love, time, and wisdom. He lived a God honoring life serving others and the God he loved. He was a graduate of Penn State University. In his early years, Marlin was employed at the family business, M.G.Henninger and Sons in Berrysburg. He loved working with young people and spent 25\u0026#43; years teaching Vocational Agriculture. He opened the Vo-Ag department at Elizabethtown High School, taught at Greenwood School District and retired from his teaching career at Upper Dauphin Area School District. He was active in the local, state and national FFA programs, taking students to National FFA Conventions and working closely in the community with his students and their families. After his retirement from teaching, he worked at both the Federal and State Departments of Agriculture. He then drove truck for a family business for 12 years. He was a member of Free Grace Brethren in Christ Church, Millersburg, where he served for many years as a lay pastor. Marlin was on the Church Board, a Deacon, taught Sunday School and held various other leadership roles. He was an interim pastor at Roseglen and Tremont Brethren in Christ Churches. Marlin is survived by his wife of 71 years, Janet Henninger; four daughters, Trudy Keefer of Millersburg, Gail (Garth) Winger of Lykens, Diana (David) Sassaman of Millersburg, Martha Ovalle of Millersburg; two sons, John Henninger of Spring Hill, FL, David Henninger of Pillow; brother, Lynn (Helen) Henninger; sister, Lois (Donald) Miller; ten grandchildren and sixteen great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by an infant son, Stephan; sister, Jean Witmer; brother-in-law, John Witmer; son-in-law, Rahn Keefer; and daughter-in-law, Jennifer Andino. A viewing will be held on Friday, December 15, 2023 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Free Grace Brethren in Christ Church, 2134 State Route 209, Millersburg. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, December 16, 2023, at 2:00 pm at the Free Grace Brethren in Christ Church. Interment will take place in the Free Grace Church Cemetery, Millersburg. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Gideons International at https://www.gideons.org/donate."

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Fairlee A. Sechler

Sep 29, 1951 - Dec 15, 2023

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Harrisburg, PA

"Fairlee A. Sechler, 72, of Millersburg, passed away on December 15, 2023, at the Carolyn\u0027s House HCP, Harrisburg. She was born on September 29, 1951, a daughter of the late Thelma and Forrest Leitzel. Fairlee worked in her father\u0027s barber shop for many years. Fairlee loved her dog Daisy, cat Tigy, crafting and listening to 80\u0027s rock n roll. She was preceded in death by husband, Robert Sechler. Private graveside services will be held at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery, Dornsife."

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Jovan Grujic

Jul 27, 1935 - Mar 02, 2024

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Harrisburg, PA

Jovan Grujic, age 88, passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2024. Born in Subotica, Serbia, he was a beloved husband for 67 years of Vera Grujic, loving father of daughter Svetlana Vujcic (husband Dusan) and son Tomislav Grujic (wife Tina), dear grandfather of Zoran Grujic and Sasha Vujcic, and great grandfather of Lucas Vujcic and Lia Vujcic. Prior to retirement, Jovan worked as a chef, dazzling his customers with tasty Balkan cuisine specialties. His love for cooking continued during the retirement, applying his passion and skills for preparing delicacies for church events, fund raising initiatives, cooking competitions, and unforgettable feasts for family and friends. A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date.

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Gladys Mary Campbell

Mar 06, 1946 - Feb 19, 2024

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Harrisburg, PA

Gladys Mary Campbell, age 77, passed away peacefully at the Gardens of Blue Ridge, in Harrisburg, PA, on February 19, 2024. She was born in Harrisburg on March 6, 1946, to Jesse Alfred and Mary Caroline (Wenerick) Campbell.Gladys was a lifelong Harrisburg area resident. She graduated from Bishop McDevitt High School in 1964 and had worked at the Harrisburg Medical Bureau until her retirement. Her favorite pastime was rocking in her chair while listening to music.She is enjoying a heavenly reunion with her parents, her brothers, Richard and Robert, as well as her sisters, Elizabeth, Catherine “Kate”, Geraldine and Eleanor.She leaves behind her brothers, Frank (Barbara) Campbell of Dauphin and Jess (Ruthann) Campbell of Mechanicsburg, as well as several nieces, nephews, and cousins.A graveside service for Gladys will be held at the Duncannon Cemetery (formerly the Duncannon Presbyterian Cemetery), on Cemetery Street, in Duncannon, on Wednesday, March 6, 2024, at 2:00 P.M.

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Linette C. Corredor Brown

May 04, 1975 - Feb 29, 2024

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Harrisburg, PA

Linette C. Corredor Brown, 48, of Harrisburg, passed away on Thursday, February 29, 2024 in the Harrisburg Hospital.Born in Caguas, Puerto Rico, on May 4, 1975, she was the daughter of the late Francisco Hernandez Corredor and Isabel Hernandez.Linette worked as a home attendant. She was a member of Living Water Community Church and enjoyed taking care of her grandson and watching novellas.Linette is survived by her husband Otto A. Brown whom she married on August 26, 2002; three daughters, Erika L. Dones, Karina Dones and Glennidka S. Velez all at home; one grandson, Isaiah Dones; four sisters, Anna Hernandez of Puerto Rico, Rosa Hernandez of New York, Nydia Hernandez of Massachusetts and Maria Hernandez of Puerto Rico; two brothers, Gilberto Corredor and Juan Hernandez of Puerto Rico.A funeral service will be held for Linette on Thursday, March 7, 2024, at 11:00 AM at Living Water Community Church, 206 Oakleigh Avenue, Harrisburg with The Rev. Michael S. Leonzo, officiating. A viewing will be held Thursday in the church from 10:00 AM until time of the service.Trefz & Bowser Funeral Home, Inc., 114 W. Main Street, Hummelstown, is entrusted with the arrangements.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in memory of Linette to Living Water Community Church, 206 Oakleigh Avenue, Harrisburg, PA 17111.Online condolences may be shared on www.trefzandbowser.com

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William J. Bauer

Apr 11, 1938 - Feb 24, 2024

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Harrisburg, PA

William J. Bauer passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 24, 2024. He fervently believed that the best expressions of Christ’s ideals were kind words and kinder actions in the service of others and lived every day according to these principles.Born in 1938, in Pittsburgh, PA to Edmond and Virginia (Miller) Bauer, from a young age his intelligence and drive allowed him to fund his own college education and be the first in his family to attend college, at Duquesne University. Bill went on to earn a master’s degree from the Wharton School of Business and pursue doctoral studies at the Johnson School of Business at Cornell University. Professionally, Bill dedicated his career to the Pennsylvania state government, culminating his employed life as the Executive Director of the Civil Service Commission.Bill’s moral and religious beliefs directed him to active participation and leadership in Pine Street Presbyterian Church of Harrisburg and other philanthropic causes. During his many decades at Pine Street, Bill served as a Teacher, Elder, Deacon, and Trustee. His involvement in the church was a testament to his faith-filled life, exemplifying his firm belief in inspiring those around him through his actions, especially on the dozens of mission trips he led and organized. Beyond Pine Street, Bill was also intensely involved in the local non-profit Lend-A-Hand, sending volunteer repair crews to natural disasters throughout the East Coast.In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by his brother George Bauer and sister Dolores Martin. He is survived by his wife, Pamela J. (Fischer) Bauer, with whom he shared 55 years of love and friendship. He was the proud father of two sons, Michael W. Bauer and Eric E. Bauer and grandsons Aidan and Nico Bauer, who strive to carry on his legacy of kindness and wisdom. His sister Margaret Porta and brother Eugene Bauer also survive, and all who knew him will miss him dearly.In honor of Bill, a Celebration of Life will be held at Pine Street Presbyterian Church on April 6, 2024. Times for the services will be published once the arrangements are finalized.As an expression of sympathy and in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in memory of Bill to Lend A Hand, 2601 N. Front Street, Suite 209, Harrisburg, PA 17110 or by visiting www.lendahand.net/contribute and/or Pine Street Presbyterian Church of Harrisburg’s Mission Fund by contacting office@pinestreet.org.

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Porfirio "Raymond" Cruz

May 03, 1932 - Feb 28, 2024

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Harrisburg, PA

Porfirio "Raymond" Cruz, 91, of Harrisburg, passed away on Wednesday, February 28, 2024, at Ecumenical Retirement Community. He was beloved "Poppy" to many. Born May 3, 1932, in Utuado, Puerto Rico, son of the late Juan and Amelia Rivera Cruz. He was predeceased by his wife, Joan and then his partner, Donna Heagy. He is survived by two daughters, Vickie Harle and Janeen Hawkins and son, Michael Cruz; three grandchildren, Michaelyn Harle (Josh Elder), Jennifer Zimmerman (Bryce), and Brandon Hawkins (Christina); 9 Great Grandchildren; and his siblings who live in Puerto Rico. Raymond moved to Harrisburg in the early 1950's and was one of the first members of the Hispanic community to settle in the area. He worked at the Penn Harris Hotel in downtown Harrisburg as an apprentice Chef, he then moved on to become the Executive Chef at the Holiday Inn Town now the Crowne Plaza and then the Executive Banquet Chef for the Sheraton Inn, Mechanicsburg. He was famous to everyone for his Spanish rice and beans. Upon retiring as a Chef, he and his wife had a stand at the Board Street Market in Harrisburg. He loved his family, going to casinos, dancing the salsa, watching action movies and his passion, playing Dominoes. He could play dominoes for hours and won an award for a domino tournament he participated in. His legacy will carry on by the meaningful acts of love such as taking care of his developmentally disabled son for over 60 years. They were buddies who went everywhere together. Funeral Services will be at 11:00 am, on Monday, March 4, 2024, at Neill Funeral Home, 3501 Derry Street, Harrisburg. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery. A viewing will be held from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Sunday, March 3, 2024, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Community Interactions, Inc., 740 S Chester Road, Swarthmore, PA 19081, website www.ciinc.org for his son, Michael.

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Kim Tuyen Nguyen

Sep 20, 1953 - Feb 24, 2024

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Harrisburg, PA

Kim Tuyen Nguyen age 70 of Lancaster died of health complications on Saturday February 24, 2024, at Spring Creek Rehab in Harrisburg. She was born September 20, 1953, in Long A, Vietnam to the late Ngue Nguyen. She came and resided in Lancaster after escaping the fall of Saigon in 1975 with her mother. She married Chin V. Nguyen on November 21, 1977, and had been married for 38 years at the time of his passing in 2015. She was a dedicated worker for Treehouse Foods, formally known as Anderson Bakery, for 42 years. She is survived by her three daughters KerriAnn Nguyen (46) Jaclyn Nguyen (36) and Jeannie Nguyen (32), and her four grandchildren. She was a loving and devoted mother who enjoyed fishing and tending to her vegetable gardens cooking homemade meals with what she had caught and harvested. She also enjoyed bargain hunting when shopping the farmers markets, flea markets, and the thrift store. Kim had an uncanny ability to reach people in a deep and positive way, while offering a helping hand to those in need. Family, friends, and others whose lives Kim touched are invited to the Charles F. Snyder, Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, 3110 Lititz Pike, Lititz from 8am-10am, Sunday, March 3, 2024, to remember, grieve, and celebrate her life.

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John E. Hoffman Sr.

May 12, 1935 - Feb 27, 2024

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Harrisburg, PA

John E. Hoffman Sr., 88, of Harrisburg, passed away in the comfort of his home on Tuesday February 27, 2024 with his family by his side.Born May 12, 1935, in New Bloomfield, he was a son of the late Elwood H. and Zella (Burkey) Hoffman.While John had served in the United States Marine Corps Reserve during the Korean War, he was also a Pastor, a professional boxer, an entrepreneur and most of all a husband and a father. His truest testament and pride were the love he had for God, his late wife Mary, his children, and all his family and friends. He received the greatest happiness from being surrounded by his family. John taught his children to weather any storm and to hold each other close because family is the most important thing in this world. The grief and sorrow felt by his family knows no bounds and will remain until they meet again in Heaven.In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by his wife, Mary E. (Fox) Hoffman and sons, John E. Hoffman Jr. and Jeffery D. Hoffman. He is survived by five sons, Robert E. and wife La'Ree, of Shermans Dale, Ronald L. and wife Janel, Richard A. and wife Mary, Gary L. and wife Michelle, and David S. and wife Rhonda, all of Harrisburg; five daughters, Virginia A. Zerance and husband Michael, of Newport, Sharon L. Botelho and husband Anthony, of Texas, Donna M. Long and husband William, Pamela S. Berger and husband Carl and Brenda L. Hoffman, all of Harrisburg. He is also survived by his daughter-in law, Dawn Hoffman of Harrisburg; 35 grandchildren, 76 great grandchildren and 17 great-great grandchildren.His Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday March 9, 2024 in the Jesse H. Geigle Funeral Home, Inc., 2100 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg, with Rev. George Jensen, officiating. Relatives and friends are invited to join the family for his viewing from 12:00 Noon to 1:00 P.M., prior to the service. Interment will be in Snyder's Cemetery, New Bloomfield. A repast will follow at the Duncannon EMS, 16 Shermanta Drive, Duncannon.

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Robert E. Swartz

Oct 11, 1934 - Feb 28, 2024

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Harrisburg, PA

Robert “Bob” E. Swartz, 89, of Harrisburg, passed away on Wednesday, February 28, 2024 at Columbia Cottage, Linglestown.He was born in Harrisburg on October 11, 1934 to the late L. Kenneth and Margaret E. (Mohler) Swartz.Bob was a 1952 graduate of John Harris High School and a 1957 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force. Bob was the President and second generation in the family business, Swartz Supply Company. He was a member of the Paxton Presbyterian Church, Colonial Park Rotary Club, Camp Pawe Hunting Club, Penbrook American Legion Post #730, past board member of Blue Mountain Chapter of Safari Club International, Mellon Bank Advisory Board and the Harrisburg Chamber of Commerce.He is preceded in death by his wife, Shirley W. Swartz and his sister, Ruth SeighmanSurviving are two sons, F. Kenneth Swartz of New Orleans, LA; R. Scott Swartz of Harrisburg; daughter, Sue Ann Yost and her husband, Adam of Elizabethtown; three grandchildren, Victoria Lynn Cooney and her husband, Timothy, Anthony Costello and Kyle S. Swartz.Funeral services will be held on March 7, 2024 at 11 A.M. at the Jesse H. Geigle Funeral Home with Rev. Richard B. Geib officiating. There will be a visitation from 9-11 am at the funeral home. Burial with full military honors will be at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery.In lieu of flowers, memorial donation in Bob’s memory can be made to Rotary Club of Colonial Park Foundation, 5901 Jonestown Road, P.O. Box 126213, Harrisburg, PA 17112 or to Paxton Presbyterian Church, 3500 Sharon Street, Harrisburg, PA 17111.

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