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Obituaries

Danielle Nelson

    Danielle Nelson, 57 of York, Pa entered rest October 30, 2019 with her family by her side. She was the daughter of the late Leona M Nelson. 

    Danielle was born May 15, 1962 in Brooklyn New York.  Graduated from William Penn Senior High School.  After graduation she earned her degree in Business Administration / Accounting at York Business Institute (YBI).  She worked at Jackson Hewitt for 23 years, where she was very well-known accountant to many. 

    Danielle enjoyed playing cards, watching football and crocheting blankets.  Danielle was preceded in death by her mother Leona M. Nelson, Brother Lamont Nelson, Aunt Lorna “Missie” Smith, Grandmother Ella M. Brown and Grandfathers Leon D. Nelson Sr and Roy B. Brown.

   She leaves to cherish her memory two sons; Brandon M Nelson and Bryant M Nelson both of York; One sister Katrina Nelson of York; One Brother Dwayne Roberts of Harrisburg, Uncle Leon “Sonny” Nelson and wife Brenda, Uncle Marcus B Nelson and wife Sue of York, Uncle Richard Smith and her Great Aunt Edith Rice of Albany NY. Her Grandchildren: MaLaisha Banks, A’Byanah Nelson, Brandon Nelson Jr, I’Yala Nelson, Cinjah Nelson, and Journey Martin all of York.  Danielle leaves a host of Nieces, Nephews, Cousins, Friends.

     There will be a Service and Repass from 12pm -2pm Saturday, November 9th at Jabez Ministries, 40 Jefferson Ave, York PA. Pastor Andrian Boxley officiating. Contributions may be offered to Jabez Ministries.

                               “Forever in our Hearts”

Suzanne Pinto

     Suzanne Pinto, age 71, entered Heaven on October 22, 2019 to enjoy eternal life given to her through the death and resurrection of her Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ.  She knew that nothing she did in life would get her to Heaven; it was what Christ did on the cross that got her there.  She died at home surrounded by her loving family.  She was born June 5, 1948 in Oklahoma City, OK.          

     She is survived by her husband Jules Pinto; children Grant Basile, Kimberly Wagaman, Michael Pinto, Rebecca Pinto, Jonathan Pinto and Christiana Read as well as 17 grandchildren.  She is preceded in death by her parents, William and Sue Bentley and brother, Robert Bentley.  

     Sue enjoyed sewing, making crafts and quilting.  She was involved in a prayer quilt ministry and also served as treasurer in her church.  She will be greatly missed by all who knew her and we look forward to the time when we will reunite with her in the presence of God.

     Visitation with the family will be held on October 26, 2019 at 10:00am. at Grace Baptist Church, 3920 East Prospect Rd. York, PA 17406; followed by a celebration of life service at 11:30am.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made, in her memory, to Human Life Services, 742 S. George St. York, PA 17401.

Gloria Shank

     Gloria Shank, 61, of York, passed away on October 21, 2019.  Born on April 17, 1958  in Marietta, Pa, she was the daughter of Florence and the late Glenn Shank. Gloria worked for Genco of York, where she was known for her work ethic. She was a loving mother and grandmother who will be greatly missed.  

     Gloria leaves to cherish her memory, her mother, Florence Shank; a son, Jerry Gilbert; grandchildren, Alexis, Michael, and Lauryn; a host of family and friends; and her beloved dog Bubba. 

     A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 7:00 p.m at the Gladfelter Funeral Home, Inc., 822 East Market Street, York, Pa. with Pastor Chuck Lindemen will be officiating. A viewing will be held from 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. 

Anita C. Honeychurch

     Anita C. Honeychurch, 71, of York, passed away October 17, 2019.  She was the wife of the late Vince Honeychurch.  Born on June 20, 1948 in Batesville, MS, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Gladys (Finch) Ray, Sr.

     Anita leaves to cherish her memory, a daughter, Renee Mithun; a son, James McFerren; three sisters, Charlene Boring and husband Dennis, Dale Morrow and husband Bobby, and Judy Shifflet and husband Bobby; two brothers, Charles Ray, Jr. and wife Elaine, and Ronald Ray and wife Karen; and a host of nieces and nephews.

     A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Gladfelter Funeral Home, Inc., 822 E. Market Street, York, Pa 17403.  Reverend Wesley Thomason will be officiating.  A viewing will be held from 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.  Burial will immediately follow at Susquehanna Memorial Gardens. 

Barbara Boggs

     Barbara Boggs, 70, of Spring Grove passed away October 5, 2019.  She was the loving wife of Gary Boggs.  Born on December 18, 1948 in Housatonic, MA, she was the daughter of the late Margie Jaquins.  

     Barbara was an avid reader and enjoyed knitting.  She took pride in being a mother and raised five children and two grandchildren.

Barbara leaves to cherish her memory, in addition to her husband Gary, two daughters, Sandra Payne and Jennifer Boggs; two sons, Troy Boggs and Kyle Boggs; ten grandchildren and two great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by a daughter, Julie Boggs.  

     A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Friday, October 11, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. at the Gladfelter Funeral Home, Inc.  

Dorothy A. Wagner

     Dorothy A. Wagner, 86, of York, passed away September 21, 2019.  She was the wife of the late Robert "Bob" L. Wagner.  Born on June 17, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Anna (Dora) Jones.  

     Dorothy loved to travel, she especially enjoyed going to Virginia Beach.  She enjoyed crocheting and painting ceramics with her great niece and nephew when they were young.  Dorothy loved animals, especially her dogs and cats over the years.  

     Dorothy leaves to cherish her memory, her nephew, Daniel Reed and his wife Barbara who lovingly took care of her for many years; her great nephew, Jason Reed; her great niece, Amanda Glasser; and a host of family and friends.

     A viewing will be held on Thursday, September 26, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. at the Gladfelter Funeral Home, Inc., 822 E. Market Street York, Pa 17403.  The service will begin at 11:00 a.m. with Dr. Bradley Brown officiating.  Burial will immediately follow at Susquehanna Memorial Gardens.  

James A. Jackson

     James A. "Amp" Jackson, 57, passed away Monday, September 16, 2019.  He was the husband of Jenie Jackson.  Born on August 29, 1962 in York, Pa, he was the son of James E. and the late Margaret (Jamison) Jackson.

     James was well known and loved as a football coach.  He coached for over 20 years for various teams including a semi pro team and the Boys Club in York.  He was a family man who you could always count on to be joking around at family cook outs.  James played the bass guitar and was a talented gospel singer.  He loved to cook and enjoyed driving and sitting outside.  He will be greatly missed by his family.

     James leaves to cherish his memory, in addition to his wife and father, five children, James Jackson, Jr, Octavia Jackson, Sequoyah Jackson, Danielle Jackson and James Jackson III; two step-children, Katelyn Friend and Tyler Friend; nine siblings, Earlean Lowrie and husband Russell, Martharine Harris and husband Anthony, Theresa James and husband Norris, Dorothy Way and husband Kelly, Angela Holmes and husband Stephon, Quanisha Overmiller and husband Bradley, Louis Jackson, Lanse Jackson and wife Catrina and Daryin Jackson; two adopted brothers, Jamar Jackson and Alfonso Jackson; step-mother, Mary Jackson; 12 grandchildren; one great grandchild; special cousin, Leda Dowling; and a host of nieces and nephews.  

     A viewing will be held Saturday, September 21, 2019 from 10: a.m. - 12 noon at Fairview Full Gospel Missionary Baptist Church, 465 S. Pine Street, York, Pa 17403.  The service will begin at 12:00 p.m. with Pastor Robert J. Jamison, Sr. officiating.  

Milton B. T. Ritter, Jr.

     Milton Booker Talafaro Ritter, Jr., 65, entered into rest on September 13, 2019. Born on September 27, 1953 in York, Pa, Milton was the son of the late Milton B. Ritter, Sr. and Viola Jones. 

Milton was an amazing artist.  He was self taught and loved doing free hand drawings.  

     Milton leaves to cherish his memory three sons, Kienan Perry, Kyle Hopkins and Stanley "Dink" Ritter; two daughters, Mckenzie Ritter and Bailey Ritter; three brothers, Michael Ritter, Bruce Ritter and Milton Eric Ritter; two sisters, Carol Miller and Faith Pauls; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.   

     Services will be at the convenience of the family.

Mary M. Heckman

     Mary Marie (Spurlock) Heckman made the joyful transition to her heavenly home on September 13, 2019, and is in the awesome presence of Jesus, her loving Lord and Savior! Mary was 76 years young and lived in Bradenton, FL.  She was the loving wife of the late Harry B. Heckman, Jr., with whom she shared 27 years of marriage.  Mary recently moved to the home of her sister, Barbara Shiflett, in Delta, PA, where she passed away, surrounded by loving family, after a brief hospital stay.

     One of ten children (including a half-brother), Mary was born in Rockville, MD, on April 30, 1943, and was raised in Delta, PA.  She was the first-born daughter of the late James P. and Nellie (Greene) Spurlock, and had the great privilege of being taught Christian values by her loving parents.

     Mary was employed by Bowen McLaughlin York Company, Manufacturer of Army Tanks and Vehicles, in Spring Grove, PA, as a Blue Print Clerk in their Copy Department prior to relocating to Florida.  A resident of Bradenton, FL, since 1976, she worked in the Manatee County School District as a Bus Driver, where she was lovingly referred to as the "Tiny-but-Tenacious Mrs. Heckman" and later as a Bus Aide.  She retired in 2000 after 17 years.

     Mary loved her Lord and her passion was to share Jesus with as many as she could reach.  She was an active member of the Elwood Park Baptist Church since 1994.  She enjoyed teaching the children in Sunday School classes, Vacation Bible School and AWANA classes.  During her retirement she, along with three fellow members, formed the Sisters in Service Group, which offered fellowship to widows through social activities such as fashion shows, lunches featuring speakers on various topics including self-protection and the grieving process.  She also enjoyed meeting with residents of the Third Bayshore Bible Study Group on a weekly basis.

     Mary, a loving Christian Mother, is survived by four children: Vivian A. Brangwynne and husband John, Mark W. Colvin, both of Bradenton, FL, Larry E. Lutz and wife Kelly of San Francisco, CA, and Step-Son, Michael S. Heckman, also of Bradenton, FL. In addition to her children, she was blessed with four grandchildren: Jennifer A. Wagner of Saint Petersburg, FL, Marybeth Jackson of Bradenton, FL, Nickolas J. Lutz of San Francisco, CA, and Michael B. Heckman of Bradenton, FL.  Two great grandsons, Aiden and Conor Wagner, also added to her joy!

     Mary is survived by, and will be lovingly remembered by eight siblings: L. David Spurlock and wife Betty of Forest Park, GA, Aileen M. Baker and Barbara A. Shiflett, both of Delta, PA, Geraldine Shiflett of Adrian, MO, Shirley Baldwin of Butler, MO, Paula G. Shiflett and husband Boyd of Airville, PA, Dorothy K. Herman and husband Allen of Horntown, VA, and Johnny R. Spurlock and wife Jo Ann of Dallastown, PA.  Mary was preceded in death by her Half-Brother, Walter C. Spurlock, of Denton, TX.  Many nieces and nephews will also miss her caring ways.

     A public viewing will be held on September 21, between 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. at Gladfelter Funeral Home, Inc. located at 822 East Market Street, York, PA.  At 3:45 Family and friends will share memories.  A funeral service will take place at the funeral home starting at 4:00 p.m. with Pastor James Baldwin, of Woodbine Beliebers Assembly officiating.  Interment will be at the Forest Hills Memorial Park Cemetery, In Reading, PA, which will be private.

Harry Wilmot

     Harry Wilmot, 88, of Manchester, passed away September 9, 2019.  He was the husband of the late Catherine Grace (Cameron) Wilmot and the late Betty Mae (Burns) Wilmot.  Born on July 10, 1931 in Brockville, Ontario Canada, he was the son of the late William J. and Laura E. (Clark) Wilmot.  Harry proudly served our county In the United States Navy and served for twenty years in the United States Coast Guard.  

     Harry enjoyed collecting light houses, reading and traveling North to visit his family.  He looked forward to having coffee with his buddies and could often be found walking around Wall-Mart at one in the morning.  He will be greatly missed by his family.

     Harry leaves to cherish his memory four children, Rebecca Young of York, PA; Forrest Wilmot of Jacksonville, FL; Dawn Wilmot of York, Pa; and Shawn Wilmot of York, Pa;  sister, Ellie Cartwright of Brockville, Ontario Canada; brother, William Clark of Elliot Lake, Ontario Canada; seventeen grandchildren; and numerous great grandchildren.

     A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, September 14, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. - 12 noon at the Gladfelter Funeral Home, Inc. 

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