Violet Eleanor Feister

F, b. 20 August 1906, d. 20 March 1924
Father*William Jacob Feister b. 18 Mar 1883, d. 3 Aug 1965
Mother*Rosanna (Annie) Armer b. 14 Dec 1888, d. 8 Aug 1976
Last Edited12 Apr 2015
     Violet Eleanor Feister was born on 20 August 1906 at Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Name on her birth certif is Pearl Minerva Feister.1,2 She died on 20 March 1924 at Lancaster General Hospital, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 17. Cause of death was a blood disorder or infection after an injury. Called Septicemia.3,2 She was buried on 24 March 1924 at Kinzers Mennonite Cemetery, Kinzers, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2 Violet Eleanor Feister Find-a-Grave.com ID # 23267588.
     As of 20 August 1906, Violet Eleanor Feister was also known as Pearl Minerva Feister.1 She appeared on the census of 21 May 1910 at Salisbury Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.4

Citations

  1. [S29] Birth Records entry, State Registration, Pennsylvania birth certificate # 94405.
  2. [S32] Death Certificate, Pennsylvania Death Certificate # 20021? old # 27625.
  3. [S80] Interview, Rhoda Feister, May 21, 2004.
  4. [S56] 1910 Fed Census, Year: 1910; Census Place: Salisbury, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1355; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 0139; FHL microfilm: 1375368
    Description Dwelling # 165, Family # 170
    Enumeration District : 0139; Description: Salisbury Township (part), Gap District, all south of Pequea Creek starting at Leacock Township line to center of road crossing Creek by lands of South J Stoltzfus, thence southward on this road by lands of C B Plank, John K Stoltzfus, D South Knox crossing.

Erma Irene Feister

F, b. 13 March 1908, d. 13 November 2003
Father*William Jacob Feister b. 18 Mar 1883, d. 3 Aug 1965
Mother*Rosanna (Annie) Armer b. 14 Dec 1888, d. 8 Aug 1976
Last Edited3 Oct 2015
     Erma Irene Feister was born on 13 March 1908 at Salisbury Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.1,2 She married Bentley Ames. Erma Irene Feister died on 13 November 2003 at United Zion Retirement Community, Lititz, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 95.1 She was buried on 15 November 2003 at St John's United Methodist Cemetery, Paradise, Pennsylvania; Funeral service was held at the church. Arrangements were by Brown Funeral Home, Paradise.1 Erma Irene Feister Find-a-Grave.com ID # 27302659.
     She appeared on the census of 21 May 1910 at Salisbury Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3 Her married name was Ames. She was a weaver in a silk mill and then made bottle caps for the former Kerr Glass, where she retired. on 26 April 1930.4 She appeared on the census of 28 April 1930 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.4 She appeared on the census of 12 May 1940 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.5 She lived on 29 January 2002 at Lititz, Pennsylvania.1 She lived before 13 November 2003 at Lancaster, Pennsylvania.6

Family

Bentley Ames b. 26 Jan 1903, d. 22 Sep 1970

Citations

  1. [S83] Betty Gregg, compiler, "Collection of Clippings and Obituary Info."
  2. [S29] Birth Records entry, State Registration, Pennsylvania birth certificate # 41861.
  3. [S56] 1910 Fed Census, Year: 1910; Census Place: Salisbury, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1355; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 0139; FHL microfilm: 1375368
    Description Dwelling # 165, Family # 170
    Enumeration District : 0139; Description: Salisbury Township (part), Gap District, all south of Pequea Creek starting at Leacock Township line to center of road crossing Creek by lands of South J Stoltzfus, thence southward on this road by lands of C B Plank, John K Stoltzfus, D South Knox crossing.
  4. [S66] 1930 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Paradise Township, Dwelling # 475 and family # 485.
  5. [S147] April 1940 Census Records, unknown repository address, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Paradise Township, ED 36-132, Dwelling #54.
  6. [S40] Social Security Deaths, Various, SS Death Index, Various, Listed as last residence.

Wilmer Charles (Bud) Feister

M, b. 1 October 1909, d. 9 May 1988
Father*William Jacob Feister b. 18 Mar 1883, d. 3 Aug 1965
Mother*Rosanna (Annie) Armer b. 14 Dec 1888, d. 8 Aug 1976
Last Edited14 Jul 2020
     Wilmer Charles (Bud) Feister was born on 1 October 1909 at Paradise Twp, Lancaster Co, Pennsylvania.1 He married Anna Elizabeth Boice, daughter of Rufus H Boice and Lillie Yoho, on 12 September 1931 at St Andrew's Evangelical Church, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 Wilmer Charles (Bud) Feister died on 9 May 1988 at Lancaster General Hospital, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 78, after a three month illness.2,3 He was buried on 11 May 1988 at Mellinger's Mennonite Cemetery, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Wilmer Charles (Bud) Feister Find-a-Grave.com ID # 78248712.
     He appeared on the census of 21 May 1910 at Salisbury Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.4 His Social Security Number was  unpublished and in author's private records.5 He was a mechanic for Federal Mogul Corp., retiring in 1972.2 He lived on 8 May 1988 at Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3

Family

Anna Elizabeth Boice b. 23 Aug 1912, d. 27 Jan 1995

Citations

  1. [S35] Armer Family, Manuscript, apr 17 2000 unknown repository, Received Family Group Sheets Sept 18, 2009.
  2. [S83] Betty Gregg, compiler, "Collection of Clippings and Obituary Info."
  3. [S40] Social Security Deaths, Various, SS Death Index, Various, Researched Jan 25, 2015 @ MyHeritage.com.
  4. [S56] 1910 Fed Census, Year: 1910; Census Place: Salisbury, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1355; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 0139; FHL microfilm: 1375368
    Description Dwelling # 165, Family # 170
    Enumeration District : 0139; Description: Salisbury Township (part), Gap District, all south of Pequea Creek starting at Leacock Township line to center of road crossing Creek by lands of South J Stoltzfus, thence southward on this road by lands of C B Plank, John K Stoltzfus, D South Knox crossing.
  5. [S40] Social Security Deaths, Various, SS Death Index, Various.

Rosa Evaline Feister

F, b. 20 April 1911, d. 25 February 1995
Father*William Jacob Feister b. 18 Mar 1883, d. 3 Aug 1965
Mother*Rosanna (Annie) Armer b. 14 Dec 1888, d. 8 Aug 1976
Last Edited20 Feb 2020
     Rosa Evaline Feister was born on 20 April 1911 at Paradise Twp, Lancaster Co, Pennsylvania. She married Ivan J Clark, son of Jesse P Clark and Elizabeth Groff, on 22 April 1939.1 Rosa Evaline Feister died on 25 February 1995 at Mennonite Home, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 83.2 She was buried on 28 February 1995 at St John's United Methodist Cemetery, Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2 Rosa Evaline Feister Find-a-Grave.com ID # 29557831.
     She was a weaver in a silk mill on 26 April 1930 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3 She appeared on the census of 28 April 1930 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3 Her Social Security Number was 166-01-2345 at Pennsylvania.4 As of 22 April 1939,her married name was Clark.1

Family

Ivan J Clark b. 15 Nov 1912, d. 5 Jan 1995
Child

Citations

  1. [S13] Various Persons Cemetery Records, E. Sue Gregg, Ronks, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Photo on Findagrave.com.
  2. [S83] Betty Gregg, compiler, "Collection of Clippings and Obituary Info."
  3. [S66] 1930 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Paradise Township, Dwelling # 475 and family # 485.
  4. [S40] Social Security Deaths, Various, SS Death Index, Various, Data collected as of Sept 30 2000. Death Residence Localities listed as Kinzers, Buyerstown, New Milltown, all of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

Carl Raymond Feister

M, b. 18 December 1912, d. 26 November 2003
Father*William Jacob Feister b. 18 Mar 1883, d. 3 Aug 1965
Mother*Rosanna (Annie) Armer b. 14 Dec 1888, d. 8 Aug 1976
Last Edited27 Jan 2015
Carl Feister
     Carl Raymond Feister was born on 18 December 1912 at Paradise Twp, Lancaster Co, Pennsylvania. He married Eleanor A Lowery on 30 March 1932 at United Brethern Church Parsonage, Paradise, Pennsylvania. Carl Raymond Feister married Esther Swinehart, daughter of John Swinehart and Nora McComsey, on 19 July 1980 at First Assembly of God, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Carl Raymond Feister died on 26 November 2003 at Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community, Quarryville, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 90.1,2 His funeral was held at Ellingsworth Autitorium at Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Home. Funeral arrangements were by Shivery Funeral Home, Christiana, PA on 29 November 2003 at Quarryville, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 He was buried on 29 November 2003 at Georgetown Methodist Cemetery, Bart, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1,3 Carl Raymond Feister Find-a-Grave.com ID # 84313307.
     He was a weaver in a silk mill on 26 April 1930 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.4 He appeared on the census of 28 April 1930 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.4 He began military service in 1941 Served during WWII in U.S. Navy and was stationed in Hawaii.5 He was a bus contractor for Octorara Area School District, also a painting contractor. Earlier in his career he assisted in founding Calvary Monument Bible Church and Strasburg Assembly of God.5 As of February 1995, Carl Raymond Feister lived at Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He lived on 29 January 2002 at Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.6 His Social Security Number was 173-03-5535 at Pennsylvania.7

Family 1

Eleanor A Lowery b. 8 Aug 1913, d. 4 Jun 1979
Child

Family 2

Esther Swinehart b. 7 Feb 1905, d. 23 May 2000

Citations

  1. [S22] Lancaster Newspapers
    , Obituary Intell Journal, Friday, November 28, 2003, page B3.
  2. [S40] Social Security Deaths, Various, SS Death Index, Various, Researched @ MyHeritage Jan 25, 2015.
  3. [S83] Betty Gregg, compiler, "Collection of Clippings and Obituary Info."
  4. [S66] 1930 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Paradise Township, Dwelling # 475 and family # 485.
  5. [S22] Lancaster Newspapers
    , Obituary, Intell Journal, Friday, November 28, 2003, page B3.
  6. [S52] Bachman Web Site, online www.bachmanfuneral.com, Murray, Verna F.
  7. [S40] Social Security Deaths, Various, SS Death Index, Various.

Elmer William Feister

M, b. 14 March 1915, d. 22 January 1998
Father*William Jacob Feister b. 18 Mar 1883, d. 3 Aug 1965
Mother*Rosanna (Annie) Armer b. 14 Dec 1888, d. 8 Aug 1976
Last Edited25 Jan 2015
Elmer Feister Obituary
     Elmer William Feister was born on 14 March 1915 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 He married Ellen Minerva Rynier, daughter of Adam Ellsworth Rynier and Elsie E Leaman, on 22 December 1940 at St. John's United Brethren Church, Paradise, Pennsylvania; Rev. Charles Snavely officiating.2 Elmer William Feister died on 22 January 1998 at Lancaster General Hospital, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 82.1,3 His funeral was at St John's United Methodist Church, Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, on 26 January 1998.1,2 He was buried on 26 January 1998 at Paradise Mennonite Cemetery, Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 Elmer William Feister Find-a-Grave.com ID # 27302721.
     He appeared on the census of 28 April 1930 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.4 He was graduated in 1932 at Paradise High School, Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 His was member at St John's United Methodist Church, Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, after 1935.1 His Social Security Number was 173-05-9870.5 He appeared on the census of 12 May 1940 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.6 He began military service in 1942 at Northern Africa, Sicily, and France, Served with five of his brothers during WWII. His unit was 10th Engineer Combat Battalion.1 He was a barber in Kinzer before moving to Lancaster in 1948 at 500 block of E Chestnut ST, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 He lived on 21 January 1998 at Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3

Family

Ellen Minerva Rynier b. 11 Apr 1916, d. 22 May 2014

Citations

  1. [S22] Lancaster Newspapers
    , Obituary.
  2. [S83] Betty Gregg, compiler, "Collection of Clippings and Obituary Info."
  3. [S40] Social Security Deaths, Various, SS Death Index, Various, Researched @ MyHeritage Jan 25, 2015.
  4. [S66] 1930 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Paradise Township, Dwelling # 475 and family # 485.
  5. [S40] Social Security Deaths, Various, SS Death Index, Various.
  6. [S147] April 1940 Census Records, unknown repository address, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Paradise Township, ED 36-132, Dwelling #54.

Verna Elvina Feister

F, b. 26 September 1916, d. 29 January 2002
Father*William Jacob Feister b. 18 Mar 1883, d. 3 Aug 1965
Mother*Rosanna (Annie) Armer b. 14 Dec 1888, d. 8 Aug 1976
Last Edited3 Oct 2015
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     Verna Elvina Feister was born on 26 September 1916 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 She married Roger Murray, son of Ellis Martin Murray and Mary Lavina Neal, on 26 February 1941. Verna Elvina Feister died on 29 January 2002 at Willow Valley Lakes, Willow Street, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 85.2 She was buried on 2 February 2002 at Calvary Monument Cemetery, Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3
     She was member of St John's UM Church, Paradise PA.2 She appeared on the census of 28 April 1930 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.4 She appeared on the census of 12 May 1940 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.5 As of 1941,her married name was Murray. She lived in 1984 at Manor at Willow Valley, Willow Street, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2 As of 1984, Verna Elvina Feister lived at Willow Lakes Manor Feb 1995, Willow Street, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She lived before 29 January 2002 at Willow Street, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.6

Family

Roger Murray b. 14 Sep 1918, d. 28 May 1979

Citations

  1. [S83] Betty Gregg, compiler, "Collection of Clippings and Obituary Info."
  2. [S52] Bachman Web Site, online www.bachmanfuneral.com, Murray, Verna F.
  3. [S52] Bachman Web Site, online www.bachmanfuneral.com, requested from Bachman's.
  4. [S66] 1930 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Paradise Township, Dwelling # 475 and family # 485.
  5. [S147] April 1940 Census Records, unknown repository address, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Paradise Township, ED 36-132, Dwelling #54.
  6. [S40] Social Security Deaths, Various, SS Death Index, Various, Listed as last residence.

Paul Elwood Feister

M, b. 13 April 1918, d. 2 June 1925
Father*William Jacob Feister b. 18 Mar 1883, d. 3 Aug 1965
Mother*Rosanna (Annie) Armer b. 14 Dec 1888, d. 8 Aug 1976
Last Edited3 Jul 2015
     Paul Elwood Feister was born on 13 April 1918 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 He died on 2 June 1925 at Lancaster General Hospital, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 7. Cause of death was blood infection after being injured on a sled. Death certif states death was caused by miliary Tuberculosis.2,1 He was buried on 5 June 1925 at Kinzers Mennonite Cemetery, Kinzers, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 Paul Elwood Feister Find-a-Grave.com ID # 23267533.

Citations

  1. [S32] Death Certificate, Pennsylvania Death Certificate # 62774.
  2. [S80] Interview, Rhoda Feister, May 21, 2004.

Samuel Jacob Feister

M, b. 14 May 1920, d. 30 October 1978
Father*William Jacob Feister b. 18 Mar 1883, d. 3 Aug 1965
Mother*Rosanna (Annie) Armer b. 14 Dec 1888, d. 8 Aug 1976
Last Edited29 Jun 2020
     Samuel Jacob Feister was born on 14 May 1920 at Paradise Twp, Lancaster Co, Pennsylvania. According to the Social Security Application, Samuel listed Susana Troop as his mother.1,2 He married Evelyn Doris Althouse, daughter of Willis H Althouse and Minnie Halderman, on 21 April 1945 at St John's UM Church, Paradise, Pennsylvania. Serving as best man was his brother, Wilmer Feister and as matron of honor, Mrs Kenneth Crist.3,4 Samuel Jacob Feister died on 30 October 1978 at Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 58.1 He was buried on 1 November 1978 at St John's United Methodist Cemetery, Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Samuel Jacob Feister Find-a-Grave.com ID # 27302764.
     He appeared on the census of 28 April 1930 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.5 He appeared on the census of 12 May 1940 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.6 He ended military service on 10 March 1950 at Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Served two times- Oct 7 1941 to Nov 2 1942 and Jan 17, 1945 to Sept 7 1945. He entered service in New Cumberland Oct 23 1941.7 His Social Security Number was 711-07-7830 issued by RR on 6 June 2002 at Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.8

Family

Evelyn Doris Althouse b. 2 Feb 1923, d. 25 Feb 2007
Child

Citations

  1. [S40] Social Security Deaths, Various, SS Death Index, Various, Researched Jan 27, 2015 @ MyHeritage.com.
  2. [S33] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SS Application, unknown series, Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 Ancestry.com researched Nov 5, 2015.
  3. [S80] Interview, Rhoda Feister, May 21, 2004.
  4. [S162] Newspaper and date.
  5. [S66] 1930 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Paradise Township, Dwelling # 475 and family # 485.
  6. [S147] April 1940 Census Records, unknown repository address, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Paradise Township, ED 36-132, Dwelling #54.
  7. [S262] Pennsylvania, Veteran Compensation Application Files, WWII, 1950-1959, Pennsylvania, Veteran Compensation Application Files, WWII, 1950-1959 forSamuel J Feister Researched Nov 5, 2015.
  8. [S40] Social Security Deaths, Various, SS Death Index, Various.

Earl Lawrence (Dick) Feister

M, b. 22 October 1921, d. 22 July 1996
Father*William Jacob Feister b. 18 Mar 1883, d. 3 Aug 1965
Mother*Rosanna (Annie) Armer b. 14 Dec 1888, d. 8 Aug 1976
Last Edited15 Mar 2014
     Earl Lawrence (Dick) Feister was born on 22 October 1921 at Paradise Twp, Lancaster Co, Pennsylvania. He married Isabel Wasson before 1946. Earl Lawrence (Dick) Feister married Elizabeth (Betty) Woerth, daughter of John M. Woerth and Emily E. Pickell, on 28 August 1946. Earl Lawrence (Dick) Feister died on 22 July 1996 at White Oak Rd, Paradise, Pennsylvania, at age 74. He was buried on 25 July 1996 at St John's United Methodist Cemetery, Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 Earl Lawrence (Dick) Feister Find-a-Grave.com ID # 27302801.
     He appeared on the census of 28 April 1930 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2 He appeared on the census of 12 May 1940 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3 He was Painter & paper hanger, WWII vet 79th Div 310 Artillery. He was awarded a Bronze Star.4 He lived before 1996 at Wolfrock Rd, Paradise, Pennsylvania. He was ill with Massive heart attack, while trimming shrubs. on 22 July 1996. His Social Security Number was 711-07-7831 issued by RR before 1951 on 6 June 2002.

Family 1

Isabel Wasson

Family 2

Elizabeth (Betty) Woerth b. 31 Jan 1925, d. 4 Mar 2000

Citations

  1. [S13] Various Persons Cemetery Records, E. Sue Gregg, Ronks, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Photo on Findagrave.com.
  2. [S66] 1930 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Paradise Township, Dwelling # 475 and family # 485.
  3. [S147] April 1940 Census Records, unknown repository address, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Paradise Township, ED 36-132, Dwelling #54.
  4. [S83] Betty Gregg, compiler, "Collection of Clippings and Obituary Info."

Harold Ross Feister

M, b. 3 December 1923, d. 21 October 2020
Father*William Jacob Feister b. 18 Mar 1883, d. 3 Aug 1965
Mother*Rosanna (Annie) Armer b. 14 Dec 1888, d. 8 Aug 1976
Last Edited14 Nov 2020
     Harold Ross Feister was born on 3 December 1923 at Paradise Twp, Lancaster Co, Pennsylvania. He married Marilyn Louise Reiner, daughter of Richard Reiner and Ruth Hollinsworth, on 11 October 1948 at Fairfax, VA.1 Harold Ross Feister died on 21 October 2020 at United Zion Retirement Community, Lititz, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 96; arold R. Feister, 96, of United Zion Retirement Community, Lititz, and formerly of Strasburg, entered into rest on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 following a brief illness. Harold was the husband of Marilyn Reiner Feister, with whom he celebrated their 72nd wedding anniversary on October 11th.

Born in Paradise on December 3, 1923, he was the son of the late William J. and Roseanna Armer Feister, and was a proud US Army veteran of WWII serving in the European Theatre. Harold is survived by two sisters, Beulah Hershey of Willow Street and Gloria Barker of Lancaster, and many nieces and nephews. He retired from Huth Engineering in 1988.

Besides his parents, Harold was preceded in death by nine brothers and four sisters, and a son Michael Harold Feister.

The Feister family wishes to extend its heartfelt thanks and gratitude to the staff of United Zion Retirement Community and to the staff at Grane Hospice of York for his care.

Private graveside services with Military Honors accorded by Red Rose Veterans Honor Guard will take place at Kinzer Mennonite Cemetery, Kinzers, with Reverend Dan Yeiser of Redeemer Lutheran Church officiating. Please omit flowers. Kindly consider a memorial contribution to Red Rose Veterans Honor Guard, PO Box 8601, Lancaster, PA 17604-8601.1 He was buried on 24 October 2020 at Kinzers Mennonite Cemetery, Kinzers, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 Harold Ross Feister Find-a-Grave.com ID # 217627508.
     He appeared on the census of 28 April 1930 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2 He appeared on the census of 12 May 1940 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3 He lived on 29 January 2002 at Lititz, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.4 He lived on 26 December 2016 at Litittz, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.5

Family

Marilyn Louise Reiner
Child

Citations

  1. [S22] Lancaster Newspapers
    , Lancaster Sunday News, Oct 25 2020, page B4.
  2. [S66] 1930 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Paradise Township, Dwelling # 475 and family # 485.
  3. [S147] April 1940 Census Records, unknown repository address, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Paradise Township, ED 36-132, Dwelling #54.
  4. [S52] Bachman Web Site, online www.bachmanfuneral.com, Murray, Verna F.
  5. [S30] Newspaper Obit, Lancaster Newspapers, Dec 27, 2016 for brother Alvin Feister.

Thomas Frank Feister

M, b. 28 August 1925, d. 4 January 2005
Father*William Jacob Feister b. 18 Mar 1883, d. 3 Aug 1965
Mother*Rosanna (Annie) Armer b. 14 Dec 1888, d. 8 Aug 1976
Last Edited11 Jan 2020
     Thomas Frank Feister was born on 28 August 1925 at Paradise Twp, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 He married Rhoda Elizabeth Brackbill, daughter of Ellis B Brackbill and Alice Mae Groff, on 25 June 1949 at Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Marriage License ID 3170, married by Robert H Sholter, minister.2 Thomas Frank Feister died on 4 January 2005 at Lewistown Hospital, Lewistown, Pennsylvania, at age 79; Thomas F. Feister


Published: Jan 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST
Thomas F. Feister

Thomas F. Feister, 79, of Honey Grove, PA, and formerly of Kinzers, died Tuesday at the Lewistown Hospital following a lengthy illness. He was the husband of Rhoda Brackbill Feister for 55 years.

He graduated from Paradise High School in 1943. He then served in the US Navy on the USS Intrepid during WWII. Mr. Feister was a self employed painting contractor from 1958 until retiring in 2001. He was a Protestant by faith.

Mr. Feister was a member of Christiana Lodge 417 F. &. A. M., the Lancaster Lodge of Perfection, a life member of the P.J. Bair VFW Post 7418, Gap, and the American Legion Tanawa Post 409, Paradise. An avid hunter and trout fisherman, he had served as former Vice President of the Paradise Rod and Gun Club. He and his wife enjoyed traveling.

Born in Paradise Township, he was the son of the late William Jacob and Rosanna Armer Feister. Surviving in addition to his wife is a daughter: Sandra L., married to Joseph Harbaugh of Honey Grove, PA; a son: Thomas "Tuck", married to Janet E. Feister of Paradise; a daughter Deborah J., married to Samuel C. Linton of Ronks; grandchildren: Karen Soulliard, John Kachel, Alissa Kachel, Maura Linton and James Linton; 6 great grandchildren; 3 brothers: Harold R. Feister of Lititz, Alvin L. Feister of Paradise and Ronald Feister of Paradise; 2 sisters: Gloria A. Barker of Lancaster and Beulah J. Hershey of Willow Street. He was preceded in death by a grandson: Mark W. Kachel; 6 brothers: Wilmer, Carl, Elmer, Paul, Samuel and Earl Feister; 4 sisters: Violet Feister, Erma Ames, Rosa Clark and Verna Murray.

VIEWING: Friday from 7 to 9 PM at the Brown Funeral Home, 3214 Lincoln Highway East, Paradise. MASONIC SERVICE: by Christiana Lodge 417 F. &. A. M. on Friday at 8:30 PM. VIEWING: Saturday from 10 to 11 AM at St. John s United Methodist Church, 3001 Lincoln Highway East, Paradise. FUNERAL: Saturday at 11 AM at the church with The Reverend Joseph Puckhaber officiating. Interment in Hershey Mennonite Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make a contribution in his memory to American Lung Association of Lancaster County, 630 Janet Ave., Lancaster, PA 17601. www.bachmanfuneral.com

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Brown Funeral Home     
3214 Lincoln Highway East
Paradise PA 17562     
717-687-7654.1,3 His viewing was at Brown Funeral Home, 3214 Lincoln Hwy E., Paradise, Pennsylvania, on 7 January 2005 A Masonic Service held by the Christiana Lodge at 8:30 pm. Funeral was held at St. John's United Methodist Church at 11am with Reverand Joseph Puckhaber. Contributions to his memory were to be sent to American Lung Assoc, 630 Janet Ave., Lancaster 17601.1 He was buried on 8 January 2005 at Hershey Mennonite Cemetery, Salisbury Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 Thomas Frank Feister Find-a-Grave.com ID # 116353449.
     He appeared on the census of 28 April 1930 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.4 He appeared on the census of 12 May 1940 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.5 He was graduated in 1943 at Paradise High School, Paradise, Pennsylvania.1 He began military service after 1943 He served with the US Navy on the USS Intrepid during WWII.1 He was associated with Christiana Lodge 417, Lancaster Lodge of Perfection, life member of P.J.Bair VFW Post 7418, Gap, and American Legion Tanawa Post 409, Paradise. An avid hunter and trout fisherman, he had served as former Vice President of the Paradise Rod and Gun Club.1 He was a self-employed painting contractor. after 1958.1 He was retired in 2001.1 He lived on 29 January 2002 at Kinzers, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.6 He and Rhoda Elizabeth Brackbill lived on 28 November 2003 at Kinzers, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.7 Thomas Frank Feister and Rhoda Elizabeth Brackbill lived on 3 January 2005 at Honey Grove, Chester, Pennsylvania.1

Family

Rhoda Elizabeth Brackbill b. 23 Apr 1931, d. 21 Oct 2014
Child

Citations

  1. [S30] Newspaper Obit, Lancaster Online Obituaries located January 9 2005. See exhibit.
  2. [S34] Marriage Record/Divorce: Lancaster County Register of Wills File # 19492769.
  3. [S40] Social Security Deaths, Various, SS Death Index, Various, Researched @ MyHeritage Jan 25, 2015.
  4. [S66] 1930 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Paradise Township, Dwelling # 475 and family # 485.
  5. [S147] April 1940 Census Records, unknown repository address, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Paradise Township, ED 36-132, Dwelling #54.
  6. [S52] Bachman Web Site, online www.bachmanfuneral.com, Murray, Verna F.
  7. [S22] Lancaster Newspapers
    , Obituary of brother, Intell Journal, Friday, November 28, 2003, page B3.

Warren Ronald Feister

M, b. 24 December 1934, d. 25 February 2017
Father*William Jacob Feister b. 18 Mar 1883, d. 3 Aug 1965
Mother*Rosanna (Annie) Armer b. 14 Dec 1888, d. 8 Aug 1976
Last Edited11 Jan 2020
     Warren Ronald Feister was born on 24 December 1934 at Paradise Twp, Lancaster Co, Pennsylvania. He married Eileen Carole Shirk, daughter of David L. Shirk and Maude Parmer, on 15 May 1955 at St John's United Methodist Church, Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Marriage License Id 13043, married by J R MacDonald, minister.1 Warren Ronald Feister died on 25 February 2017 at Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 82. His obit: W. Ronald Feister, 82, of Paradise Twp PA, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday February 25, 2017 in Lancaster PA. Born in Paradise PA on December 24, 1934 he was the son of the late William J. and Rosanna (Armer) Feister. He was the husband of Eileen C. (Shirk) Feister with whom he celebrated 61 years of marriage.
Ron graduated from Paradise High School class of 1952 and Stonier Graduate School of Banking Rutgers University. He had served as a US Army Rocket Assembly Specialist (1957-1959) and after that began a career in banking, eventually advancing to VP of Banking in Branch Administration for Dauphin Deposit. He was a member of St Johns United Methodist Church and had served as a Treasurer and member of the Administrative Board. He was also a member of Lancaster Rotary, Hamilton Club, Chairman of the Lancaster Credit Bureau and Auditor for Paradise Twp.
Ron enjoyed the outdoors, particularly bird watching, hunting and fishing. He also enjoyed spending time in the mountains and time with his family.
Surviving besides his wife is a son, Craig E. Feister, married to Karen, and a daughter Lisa N., married to Frank Van Arsdale. He was preceded in death by a son, Joseph R. Feister, and surviving widow Susan. He will be missed by grandchildren David, married to Ashley, Ryan, married to Jenn, Halle, Steven, Jared, Jordan and Frank, Jr, as well as two great grandchildren Micah and Aleithea. Ron was the youngest of sixteen children and many preceded him in death. Those remaining are sisters Gloria (Toots) Barker and Buelah Hershey, and a brother Harold Feister. Also are surviving sister in laws Joyce Snader, widow of the late Charles Snader, and Donna Meshey, wife of Carl Meshey.
Relatives and friends are invited to a Celebration of Life service held at 11AM Wednesday March 1, 2017 at St. John’s United Methodist Church, 3001 East Lincoln Hwy, Paradise PA. There will be a time to visit with the family from 10AM to 11AM before the service. Reverend Eugene Errickson and grandson David Feister will be officiating. A private burial will take place in adjacent cemetery prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. John’s United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 86, Paradise, PA 17562.2 He was buried on 1 March 2017 at St John's United Methodist Church Cemetery, Paradise`, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2 Warren Ronald Feister Find-a-Grave.com ID # 176777392.
     He appeared on the census of 12 May 1940 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3 He was graduated in 1952 at Paradise High School, Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2 As of February 1995, Warren Ronald Feister lived at 518 Georgetown Rd, Ronks, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He lived on 29 January 2002 at Vintage Rd, Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.4 He witnessed Ronald was recognized as member of St John's United Methodist Church for 59 years. in August 2011.5 He lived on 26 December 2016 at Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.6 As of 27 February 2017, Warren Ronald Feister was also known as William Ronald Feister.2

Family

Eileen Carole Shirk
Child

Citations

  1. [S34] Marriage Record/Divorce: Lancaster County Register of Wills File # 19552165.
  2. [S22] Lancaster Newspapers
    , Feb 27, 2017 issue, section A.
  3. [S147] April 1940 Census Records, unknown repository address, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Paradise Township, ED 36-132, Dwelling #54.
  4. [S52] Bachman Web Site, online www.bachmanfuneral.com, Murray, Verna F.
  5. [S163] Unknown author, "Long Term members."
  6. [S30] Newspaper Obit, Lancaster Newspapers, Dec 27, 2016 for brother Alvin Feister.

Rhoda May Lefever

F, b. 3 December 1931
Father*Clarence Leaman Lefever b. 1905, d. 31 Oct 1989
Mother*Nora Elizabeth Reeser d. 1981
Last Edited24 Oct 2014
     Rhoda May Lefever was born on 3 December 1931 at Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 She married Alvin Lloyd Feister, son of William Jacob Feister and Rosanna (Annie) Armer, on 15 June 1951 at Clarksville, Tennessee.1
     As of 15 June 1951,her married name was Feister.1 Rhoda May Lefever and Alvin Lloyd Feister lived on 28 November 2003 at Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2 Rhoda May Lefever witnessed Rhoda was recognized as member of St John's United Methodist Church for 63 years. in August 2011.3

Family

Alvin Lloyd Feister b. 2 Aug 1928, d. 26 Dec 2016

Citations

  1. [S80] Interview, Rhoda Feister, May 21, 2004.
  2. [S22] Lancaster Newspapers
    , Obituary of brother, Intell Journal, Friday, November 28, 2003, page B3.
  3. [S163] Unknown author, "Long Term members."

Clifford Hershey

M, b. 17 November 1928, d. 6 February 1969
Father*Henry Clay Hershey1 b. 1892, d. 1946
Mother*Edna Esbenshade Hershey1 b. 25 Aug 1893, d. 27 Apr 1939
Last Edited16 Nov 2019
     Clifford Hershey was born on 17 November 1928 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 He married Beulah Janet Feister, daughter of William Jacob Feister and Rosanna (Annie) Armer, on 29 September 1951.2 Clifford Hershey died on 6 February 1969 at Oxford, Chester, Pennsylvania, at age 40.1,3 He was buried on 10 January 1969 at St. John's United Methodist Cemetery, Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 Clifford Hershey Find-a-Grave.com ID # 53486721.

Family

Beulah Janet Feister
Child

Citations

  1. [S78] Beulah Feister, "Family Group Sheet by Beulah Feister."
  2. [S48] E Sue Gregg, compiler, "Personal Family Information.

    "
  3. [S194] Various, Discovery researched Nov 16 2019 from Family Search Family Tree.

Helen Elizabeth Armer

F, b. 13 January 1928, d. 28 December 2011
Father*Frank B (Barney) Armer b. 6 May 1901, d. 22 Aug 1985
Mother*Cornelia Isabell Tweed b. 1 May 1909, d. 16 Jan 1960
Last Edited3 Sep 2012
     Helen Elizabeth Armer was born on 13 January 1928 at Bart Twp, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She married David Clay Farmer, son of James Farmer and Margaret Jones, on 14 February 1970 at Presbyterian Church, Bart Twp, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Helen Elizabeth Armer died on 28 December 2011 at Presbyterian Home, Quarryville, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 83; Helen E. Farmer, 83, of 203 Broadmoor Drive, Willow Street, PA died Wednesday, December 28, 2011 at Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community where she was a resident since April. She was the widow of David C. Farmer who died September 1973.
Helen was born in Bart Township, a daughter of the late Frank B. and Cornelia Tweed Armer. She was a member of Middle Octorara Presbyterian Church and a volunteer for the Quarryville Library. She retired from Commonwealth Telephone Company in 1991 where she was employed as a supervisor and secretary for 45 years.
Surviving her is a daughter, Susan D. married to Daniel E. Hollinger of Willow Street; a brother, Paul Armer of Quarryville; two sisters, Pauline wife of Robert Woods of Huachuca, AZ and Elvina married to Fred Hagerty of Lancaster. Helen was preceded in death by a brother, ­Donald Armer.
Funeral services will be held from Reynolds Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc., 144 East State Street, Quarryville, PA on Saturday, Dec. 31st, at 11:00 AM with Rev. Douglas Hileman officiating. Interment will follow in ­Middle Octorara Presbyterian Cemetery. A viewing will be held from 10:00 AM until the time of service on Saturday. Kindly omit flowers. Contributions may be made in Mrs. Farmer's memory to Quarryville Library, P. O. Box 678, Quarryville, PA 17566. To send an online note of condolence, please visit our website
reynoldsfuneralhome.net


Read more: http://lancasteronline.com/obituaries/local/558806_Helen-E--Farmer.html#ixzz1w5co19CP.1 She was buried on 31 December 2011 at Middle Octorara Presbyterian Cemetery, Quarryville, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 Helen Elizabeth Armer Find-a-Grave.com ID # 82557456.2
     She appeared on the census of 7 April 1930 at Bart Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3 She appeared on the census of 11 April 1940 at Bart Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.4 As of 14 February 1970,her married name was Farmer. She lived on 25 August 1985 at RD 3, Quarryville, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.5

Family 1

Unknown (?)

Family 2

David Clay Farmer b. 16 Mar 1925, d. 8 Sep 1973

Citations

  1. [S22] Lancaster Newspapers
    , Published Dec 29, 2011.
  2. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched May 27 , 2012.
  3. [S66] 1930 Fed Census, Year: 1930; Census Place: Bart, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2055; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 3; Image: 1034.0.
  4. [S147] April 1940 Census Records, unknown repository address, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Bart Township, ED 36-3, Dwelling #18.
  5. [S146] Various, Year: 1985; Page: 205. Obit of father.

Donald James Armer

M, b. 12 November 1930, d. 19 May 2010
Father*Frank B (Barney) Armer b. 6 May 1901, d. 22 Aug 1985
Mother*Cornelia Isabell Tweed b. 1 May 1909, d. 16 Jan 1960
Last Edited3 Oct 2015
Photo included with newspaper obituary May 20, 2010
     Donald James Armer was born on 12 November 1930 at Bart Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He married Ethel Jean Henry, daughter of Paris Bricker Henry and Minnie Della Netwig, on 8 July 1949 at Elkton, Maryland. Donald James Armer died on 19 May 2010 at Conestoga View, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 79.1 His funeral was held at Dewald's, Quarryville, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, on 24 May 2010.1 He was buried on 24 May 2010 at Middle Octorara Presbyterian Cemetery, Quqrryville, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1,2 Donald James Armer Find-a-Grave.com ID # 52609821.2
     He appeared on the census of 11 April 1940 at Bart Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3 He lived before 19 May 2010 at Quarryville, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.4

Family

Ethel Jean Henry

Citations

  1. [S30] Newspaper Obit, Lancaster Newspapers May 20, 2010 obituary.
  2. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Find a Grave ID 52609821.
  3. [S147] April 1940 Census Records, unknown repository address, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Bart Township, ED 36-3, Dwelling #18.
  4. [S40] Social Security Deaths, Various, SS Death Index, Various, Listed as last residence.

Samuel Frederick Armer

M, b. 8 June 1932, d. 24 February 2006
Father*Samuel Dewey Armer b. 18 May 1898, d. 11 Oct 1960
Mother*Helen Elizabeth Leaman b. 24 Jul 1898, d. 6 May 1988
Last Edited7 Feb 2014
     Samuel Frederick Armer was born on 8 June 1932 at Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He married Susan Harnish, daughter of Edward Harnish and Gladys Binkley, on 2 June 1956 at Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Samuel Frederick Armer died on 24 February 2006 at age 73.1
     He Resided at 1988; Sacramento, CA. He was listed as a resident in Samuel Dewey Armer and Helen Elizabeth Armer's household in the census report on 26 April 1940 at 1183 Spring Grove Ave, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2 Samuel Frederick Armer began military service on 4 June 1954.3

Family

Susan Harnish

Citations

  1. [S190] Tirbutes, online http://www.tributes.com, Researched Feb 7, 2014.
  2. [S147] April 1940 Census Records, unknown repository address, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Lancaster Township, 36-99, Visitation # 516.
  3. [S180] "Air Force Extracts", Samuel F Armer
    Birth: June 8 1932
    Service #: 32807
    Permanent grade: Captain
    Grade date: Sep 1 1961
    Temporary grade: Captain
    Temporary grade date: Sep 15 1960
    Pay date: June 4 1954
    Promotion #: 7150
    Document date: 1966
    Note: Promotion List -.

William T Koch

M, b. 20 August 1898, d. 19 October 1983
Father*Frank B Koch b. 28 Feb 1873, d. 15 Jun 1972
Mother*Margaret (Maggie) Salome Armer b. 7 Nov 1875, d. 29 Oct 1950
Last Edited6 Apr 2012
     William T Koch was born on 20 August 1898. He married Kathryn Groff, daughter of Christian J Groff and Nettie Mowery, on 16 February 1922. William T Koch died on 19 October 1983 at age 85. He was buried on 21 October 1983 at Strasburg Cemetery, Strasburg, Lanacaster, Pennsylvania; C 3-46.1
     He appeared on the census of 17 January 1920 at West Main St, Strasburg, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2 He was a plumbing and Heating employee. on 11 April 1940 at Strasburg, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3 He and Kathryn Groff appeared on the census of 11 April 1940 at 135 W Main St, Strasburg, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; House number appears to be changed from 43 to 135 W. Main St.3

Family

Kathryn Groff b. 1 Aug 1898, d. 9 Oct 1983
Children

Citations

  1. [S111] Tombstones, Volume 5 Let These Stones Speak, Strasburg Cemetery C3-46.
  2. [S54] 1920 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Strasburg, Dwelling # 114, Family # 133.
  3. [S147] April 1940 Census Records, unknown repository address, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Strasburg Boro, ED 36-145, Dwelling #107.

Victor C Koch

M, b. 1 February 1900, d. 19 September 1985
Father*Frank B Koch b. 28 Feb 1873, d. 15 Jun 1972
Mother*Margaret (Maggie) Salome Armer b. 7 Nov 1875, d. 29 Oct 1950
Last Edited27 Aug 2017
1972 Wesley Church directory
     Victor C Koch was born on 1 February 1900. He married Ruth Heisler on 18 October. Victor C Koch died on 19 September 1985 at age 85. He was buried on 21 September 1985 at Strasburg Cemetery, Strasburg, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1
     He appeared on the census of 17 January 1920 at West Main St, Strasburg, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2 He was a tinner in Plumbing and Heating business. in 1926 at Strasburg, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3 He and Ruth Heisler appeared on the census of 11 April 1940 at 137 W Main St, Strasburg, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3

Family

Ruth Heisler b. 24 Apr 1904, d. 3 Oct 1992
Children

Citations

  1. [S111] Tombstones, Volume 5 Let These Stones Speak, Strasburg Cemetery.
  2. [S54] 1920 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Strasburg, Dwelling # 114, Family # 133.
  3. [S147] April 1940 Census Records, unknown repository address, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Strasburg Boro, ED 36-145, Dwelling #120.